Summer Scrapbook Rules

Summer Scrapbook

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility:  Summer Scrapbook (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry and who did not purchase any equipment for purposes of entering the Promotion.  Employees of National Park Foundation, ePrize, Inc., and any of their respective related companies, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and agents and any agencies or other companies involved in the development or execution of the Promotion or production or distribution of Promotion materials, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.  The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  Void where prohibited.  The Promotion consists of a sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) and a contest (the “Contest”.2. Sponsor: National Park Foundation, 1201 Eye Street, NW, Suite 550B, Washington, DC, 20005.  Administrator: ePrize, Inc., One ePrize Drive, Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069.

3. Agreement to Official Rules: By participating in the Promotion, entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion.  Whether an entrant receives a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

4. Timing: The Promotion begins on June 20, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on September 30, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period"). The Sweepstakes consists of two entry periods (each an "Entry Period") and the Contest consists of three (3) phases as set forth in the chart below. 

 

Phase/Entry Period

Starts at 12:00 a.m. ET

Ends at 11:59 p.m. ET

Contest Submission & Sweepstakes
Entry Period 1

June 20, 2013

September 8, 2013

Judging

September 9, 2013

September 9, 2013

Contest Voting
& Sweepstakes
Entry Period 2

September 10, 2013

September 30, 2013

 

Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Promotion.

5. Contest Submission and Sweepstakes Entry Period 1:

a. How to Enter by Submitting Content: During the Contest Submission Phase and Sweepstakes Entry Period 1, visit www.nationalparks.org/summer and follow the links and instructions to register for the Promotion (including your name and a valid email address). You will be prompted to upload your original content regarding any of America's National Parks. (For a complete list of National Parks, visit http://www.nationalparks.org/explore-parks/find-park.)  The content, herein collectively your "Submission", may include one of the following themes ("Theme") and either be a photo ("Photo"), video ("Video") URL, or short essay ("Essay"), depending on the Theme, as set forth in the chart below.

Theme

Content

Wildlife

Photo

Landscape

Photo

Water

Photo

Sunset or Sunrise

Photo

Fun in the Parks

Photo

Group/Family

Photo

History and Culture in Parks

Photo

Helping the Parks

Photo

Exciting Video of any Theme

Video

Park Tips

Essay

By completing the registration and submitting your Submission, you will receive one (1) entry into the Contest and one (1) entry into the Entry Period 1 Sweepstakes drawing. By entering, you are opting-in to receive email messaging from Sponsor; however, if you have previously opted-out of receiving email messaging from Sponsor, you will not be added back to the email list. Limit: Each entrant may submit ten (10) Submissions per Theme during the Submission Phase.  Regardless of the number of Contest entries you submit, you will only receive one (1) entry into Sweepstakes Entry Period 1 drawing.

b. How to Enter (Sweepstakes only) without Submitting Content: During the Sweepstakes Entry Period 1, visit http://www.nationalparks.org/summer-scrapbook/nc-entry, follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the registration form and you will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes Entry Period 1 drawing. By entering, you are opting-in to receive email messaging from Sponsor; however, if you have previously opted-out of receiving email messaging from Sponsor, you will not be added back to the email list. Limit: One (1) entry per person, regardless of method of entry.

Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant's entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated program to enter will result in disqualification.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified.  In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant.  Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.  The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. 

6. Guidelines, Content Restrictions and Right's Transfer: For all content that you submit in this Promotion, you agree that your Submission conforms to the Guidelines and Content Restrictions as defined below (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”) and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may remove your Submission and disqualify you from the Contest if it believes, in its sole discretion, that your Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions.

Submission Guidelines

  • A Photo must be in .jpg, .jpeg, .png, or .gif format;
  • A Photo must not exceed 2 MB in size;
  • A Video Submission must be in the form of a URL to your video on YouTube;
  • A Video must not exceed ten (10) minutes in length;
  • An Essay must be in text format;
  • An Essay must not exceed one hundred fifty (150) words in length;
  • An Essay may be accompanied by an optional photo that meets the format and size requirements above and is less than 247x135 pixels;
  • Any Submission must be in English; and
  • Any Submission cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind unless associated with Sponsor.

Content Restrictions:

  • The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
  • The Submission must not contain brand names or trademarks, except for Sponsor's trademark for which entrant has a limited license to use for the sole purposes of creating and uploading a Submission into this Contest;
  • The Submission must not contain images or artwork not created by entrant;
  • The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
  • The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
  • The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where the Submission is created.

Submissions received from any person or email address in excess of the stated limit will be void. Submissions generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Entrant must have permission from all individuals who appear in a Submission (if any) to use their name and likeness in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth herein.  If requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Uploading a Submission constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsor and its designated agents a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If necessary, entrant will sign any necessary documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible or misdirected Submissions, which are disqualified. 

7. Finalist Determination: During the Judging Phase, qualified judges determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion will select the top ten (10) Submissions from each Theme (each a “Finalist”) based on the following criteria (“Judging Criteria”):

  • Creativity/Originality (33%);
  • Quality of Submission (33%); and
  • Fit to Theme (34%)

In the event of a tie for any Theme, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will determine the Finalist based on the Submission that received the highest score in the applicable Theme's Fit to Theme category. Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than ten (10) Finalists per Theme, if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Submissions.

8. Contest Voting and Sweepstakes Entry Period 2: During the Contest Voting Phase and Sweepstakes Entry Period 2, visit www.nationalparks.org/summer to view the Submission gallery for each Theme. Follow the links and instructions to vote on your favorite Submission and complete the registration form, including your name and email address. By casting a vote and completing and submitting the registration form and, at your option, opting in to receive email communications from Sponsor, you will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes Entry Period 2 drawing. By entering, you are opting-in to receive email messaging from Sponsor; however, if you have previously opted-out of receiving email messaging from Sponsor, you will not be added back to the email list.  Limit: You may vote one (1) time per day per Theme during the Voting Phase. However, regardless of the number of votes, you will only receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes Entry Period 2 drawing. Multiple voters are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any Finalist or voter to obtain more than the stated number of entries or votes by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant's entries or voter's votes and that Finalist or voter may be disqualified.  Use of any automated program to enter will result in disqualification.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified.  In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant.  Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.  The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. 

9. Winner Determination:

a. Contest: The Finalist for each Theme that receives the highest number of votes during the Voting Phase will be the applicable Theme's potential Contest Prize winner.  In its sole discretion, Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate Contest Prize winner for any Theme should the voting appear to have been tampered with or manipulated in any way.  In case of a tie for any Theme, the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will select the potential winner based on an application of the Judging Criteria.  Each potential Contest Prize winner will be notified by email on or around October 3, 2013. 

b. Sweepstakes:  Sponsor's decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and selection of potential Sweepstakes winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.  Administrator will randomly select the potential Entry Period 1 Sweepstakes winner from all eligible entries received during each Entry Period 1 on or around September 16, 2013. Administrator will randomly select the potential Entry Period 2 Sweepstakes winner from all eligible entries received during Entry Period 2 on or around October 11, 2013 and will notify each potential winner by email at that time. Non-winning entries from Entry Period 1 will not be included in the Entry Period 2 drawing.

10. Winner Requirements:  All potential winners must comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules; and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Each potential winner (parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to sign and return an Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release ("Declaration"), which must be received by Administrator within seven (7) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to execute and return the Declaration within the required time period or provide any other requested information, or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize.  In the event that a potential Contest Prize winner is disqualified for any reason, an alternate winner will be determined by the Submission from the applicable Theme with the next highest number of votes.  If after three (3) attempts a Contest Prize winner for the applicable Theme is not confirmed, the applicable prize will remain un-awarded.  In the event that a potential Sweepstakes Prize winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held after which the applicable prize will remain un-awarded.  Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor and its designated agents may use the winner’s name, city, state, likeness, Submission and/or prize information in connection with the Promotion, worldwide, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment or consideration, except where prohibited by law.  Without limiting the generality of these Official Rules, winner shall irrevocably grant, transfer, convey and assign to Sponsor the entirety of the rights in and to the Submission and all renewals and extensions of copyright, and the right to secure copyright registrations thereto in perpetuity including, without limitation, the rights to use the Submission for any and all purposes in any and all media whether now known or hereafter developed, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity. Winner accepts and acknowledges that Sponsor shall not be obligated to use the Submission and that Sponsor in its sole discretion shall have the right to refrain from using the Submission. Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder. Winner will indemnify Sponsor, Released Parties (as defined in Section 12, below) and any licensee of Sponsor against all claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable counsel fees and legal expenses) arising out of any breach of these terms.  Contest Prizes will be fulfilled 8 – 10 weeks after end of Promotion.   

11. Prizes:

  1. Contest: TEN (10) CONTEST PRIZES (One (1) per Theme): A "best of" prize package, which includes: two (2) Leki® Trail Hiking Poles; one (1) pair of Nikon® Trailblazer ATB Binoculars, 10x25; one (1) Trailblazer® 4-LED Headlamp; one (1) Coleman six-person instant tent; one (1) stainless steel pint glass; one (1) America the Beautiful, The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass; Fodor's The Official Guide to America's National Parks; A National Park Foundation tote, hat, water bottle, and bandana; one (1) Yosemite Hiker's Kit (which includes a Yosemite backpack, hat, water bottle, carabineer, hiking map, book about Yosemite, and sunscreen); a Mesa Verde National Park baseball cap and T-shirt set; and a gift bag collection of Olympic National Park 75th anniversary gear, including a T-shirt and wine glass. (T-shirt sizes and styles determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion). Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $750.
  1. Sweepstakes:

ONE (1) SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD 1 PRIZE: Winner's choice of one (1) of the following prize packages:

i. Four (4) Yosemite Hiker's Kits (which include a Yosemite backpack, hat, water bottle, carabineer, hiking map, book about Yosemite, and sunscreen); and a trip package for four (4). Trip package includes: three (3) nights' accommodations at The Ahwahnee Hotel (single room, quadruple occupancy); and a Winter activity pack (which includes ski, snowboard or cross country equipment rental and lesson at Badger Pass, a snowtubing session at Badger Pass, ice skating and skate rental at Curry Village, a two-hour Valley Floor Tour, and dinner at the Mountain Room). ARV: $3,900.

ii. Four (4) Yosemite Hiker's Kits (which include a Yosemite backpack, hat, water bottle, carabineer, hiking map, book about Yosemite, and sunscreen); and a trip package for four (4). Trip package includes: three (3) nights' accommodations at The Ahwahnee Hotel (single room, quadruple occupancy); and a Summer activity pack (which includes a two-hour trail ride from Yosemite Valley Stables to Mirror Lake, bike rental for four (4), Yosemite Mountaineering School adventure (Hike & Bike, guided hike, or beginning rock climbing lesson), two-hour Valley Floor Tour, and dinner at the Mountain Room). ARV: $2,750.

ONE (1) SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD 2 PRIZE: A trip package for four (4), which includes: two (2) nights' accommodations at The Grand Canyon Railway Hotel (single room, quadruple occupancy); a train ride to and from the Grand Canyon for a four-hour visit; and two (2) full breakfasts for four (4). ARV: $1,000.

For all Sweepstakes Prizes: Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sponsor will make reasonable efforts to select travel dates acceptable to winners. Trips must be booked at least twenty-one (21) days prior to departure. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability and blackout dates.  All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, air transportation, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner.  Unless child of a winner, travel companions must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure or siblings/friends of winner with the appropriate parental permissions and releases and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as winner.  If a winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, one (1) travel companion must be winner’s parent/legal guardian. Travel companions must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply.  Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates.  Sponsor is not responsible if any of the experiences are delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. Odds of winning the Sweepstakes Prizes depend on the number of eligible entries received during each Entry Period.

For all prizes: Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made unless Sponsor, in its sole discretion, determines otherwise.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or a component thereof) for one of equal or greater value should it become unavailable for any reason.  Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Limit: One (1) prize per person.

12. Release: By receipt of any prize, the applicable winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

13. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.  Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

14. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.  Sponsor is not responsible for misdirected or undeliverable entries or for any technical problems, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for any typographical/other error in entries, selection announcement or for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, accessing or downloading information in connection with this Promotion.  If for any reason an entrant's Sweepstakes entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.  In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims. 

15. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.

16. Entrant's Personal Information: Information collected from entrant is subject Sponsor’s Privacy Policy http://www.nationalparks.org/privacy-policy and to Administrator's Privacy Policy http://www.eprize.com/privacy-policy.

17.  Winner List: For a winner list, visit http://bit.ly/11wb8mQ. The winner list will be posted after winners are confirmed.

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