Official Contest Rules
“CHEAP JOE’S SMALL WORK TOSS-UP ART CONTEST” (referred to as “Contest”)
THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY UNITED STATES LAW.
Contest is open to anyone who has reached the age of 19 years old at the time of entry, except employees, representatives or agents (and those with whom such persons are domiciled) of Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff (the “Sponsor”), or its advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Contest Parties”). To be eligible for this Contest, an individual must:
Be of the age of 19 years old or older at the time of entry.
Any winner of a previous Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff Contest within the three (3) months preceding the start of this Contest (including persons designated to take ownership of prizes) and any person domiciled with such a winner is not eligible to enter or win a prize.
The Sponsor shall have the right at any time to require proof of identity and/or eligibility to participate in the Contest. Failure to provide such proof may result in disqualification. All personal and other information requested by and supplied to the Sponsor for the purpose of the Contest must be truthful, complete, accurate and in no way misleading. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion; to disqualify any entrant should such an entrant at any stage supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading personal details and/or information.
Entries must be submitted by the original artist. Entrant must be the sole owner of the copyright of any image submitted. Do not submit an artwork created by someone other than yourself! Submission of the artwork and entry form is your guarantee that you are the author and copyright holder of the artwork. The Sponsor reserves the right to withdraw and or disqualify any image deemed to be submitted illegally.
2. CONTEST PERIOD:
Contest period begins on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 12:01 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) and ends on Friday, December 4, 2015 at 06:59:59 p.m. EST (the “Contest Period”), after which time no further entries shall be accepted. Subject to any applicable provincial approval, the Sponsor is able to adjust dates for any of the timeframes outlined in these rules per their discretion if necessary.
Upon completion of the Contest Period there will be one (1) designated WINNER and (2) Runner’s up. Limit one entry per person during the Contest Period. If it is discovered that a contestant attempted to enter more than once during the Contest Period, or using different names, addresses, e-mail address or multiple accounts, all of that contestant’s entries will be void. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The Entry Period will be taking place as described below:
Entry Dates: Monday, November 16, 2015 at 12:01 p.m. EST through Monday, June 1, 2015 at 06:59:59 p.m. EST.
Voting Start Date: Monday, December 7, 2015at 12:00:00 p.m. EST through Monday, December 14, 2015 at 06:59:59 p.m. EST.
Prize to be Awarded*:
One  prize of $500 Merchandise Certificate to Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff. Estimated Retail Value: $250.00
Participation prizes will awarded to each Participant.
Winner Selection & Location: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 1:00:00 p.m. EST at the Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff Retail Store, Asheville, NC.
*Sponsor reserves the right to change or modify prizes at any time during the Contest Period.
3. HOW TO ENTER:
No purchase necessary to enter the Contest. Entrants must be a past customer of "Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff, Inc"
Enter using the method of entry outlined below. No entries will be accepted by any other means:
(a) You may enter work at Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff: Asheville location or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fully complete the entry form, which requires entrants to enter:
• First and Last Name
• Valid E-mail Address
• Valid Phone Number (home or mobile)
• Title of Work
• Hi-res, 300dpi image or higher. (if entering by email)
All required fields on the entry form must be completed. When all required fields are completed, click the "Enter Now" button to complete your entry (entry form hereinafter collectively referred to as your "Entry").
If additional service is required contact “Contest Sponsor” at email@example.com.
(b) Each entry received is only valid for a chance to win the prize listed in this Contest Period.
(c) Entries will be rejected if: (a) entry form is not fully completed and submitted during the Contest Period; or (b) if the Entry does not conform to the specific requirements listed below; or (c) if the Entry contains provocative, obscene or otherwise offensive images. Without limitation, the Contest Parties are not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, delayed, incomplete or incompatible Entries or as described below.
(d) All entries remain sole property of the Entrant. By entering the contest, participants agree to have their submitted image displayed on the websites of Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff, Inc, including Facebook, Twitter etc. without any fee or other form of compensation and agree that Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff may display winning photos in marketing materials and emails. Images will be credited to the Artist named on the entry form. Entries must be received no later than the end of the Entry Period. Entries will be declared invalid if they are late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, mutilated, forged, garbled or mechanically, robotically or electronically reproduced, manipulated or exceed the maximum number of entries per person per Entry Period. No communication or correspondence will be exchanged with entrants except with those selected as a Winner (defined below).
(e) In the event of a dispute, Entries received online shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the entry. For the purpose of the Contest Rules, “authorized account holder” of an e-mail address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Each selected entrant may be required to provide the Sponsor with proof that the selected entrant is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
A winner will be chosen by the Sponsor and it’s chosen delegates. All properly prepared entries will be viewed and judged by vote of Asheville Store and it’s Patrons. The decision of the jurors is final.
A WINNER shall be selected from the entrants who have provided the required information per the Entry Form. The image chosen by “jurors” by Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 1:00:00 p.m. EST will be declared the WINNER.
BEFORE BEING DECLARED A CONTEST WINNER: The winner will be notified by phone or email. If a Contest Prize selected entrant: (i) cannot be contacted by phone or email within seven (7) business days of the Drawing Date or (ii) there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; or (iii) fails to return the properly executed Winner’s Agreement within the specified time; (iv) or does not agree to the terms and conditions exactly as set forth in the Winner’s Agreement; then he/she will forfeit their opportunity to be the winner and the next selected entrant (according to random Contest mechanism) will be deemed an eligible Contest Prize winner.
5. THE PRIZES:
Prizes must be accepted as awarded and are not transferable or convertible to cash. No substitutions except at Sponsor’s option. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize or a component thereof with a prize of equal or greater value, including, without limitation, but at Sponsor’s sole discretion, a cash award. Prizes will only be awarded to the person whose full name and valid email address appears on the official Contest entry form.
6. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees to the use of their name, address, voice, entry, statements about the Contest and/or photograph or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the Internet.
The Contest Parties will not be liable for any failure of the Website during the Contest; for any technical malfunction or other problems relating to the telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment or software; for the failure of any entry to be received by the Contest Parties for any reason including, but not limited to, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; or any combination of the above. Further, the Contest Parties will not be liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading any material in the Contest. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid Entry in this contest will be the Contest server machine(s).
The Sponsor reserves the right to withdraw, suspend or amend this Contest in any way, in the event of any accident, error, technical problem, computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that interferes with the proper conduct of this Contest as contemplated by these Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and municipal laws. The decisions of the Contest judges with respect to all aspects of this Contest are final and binding on all entrants without right of appeal, including, without limitation, any decisions regarding the eligibility/disqualification of Entries. Entrants thought to be “gaming” contests by using bots or any other fraudulent means will be disqualified.
7. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
All intellectual property, including, without limitation, all trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned or licensed by the Sponsor and/or its affiliates. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, but not limited to, the Contest registration form, or point of sale, television, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Rules shall prevail, govern and control.