Official Contest Rules

Baker Creek Pic of the Week Photo Contest Rules

 

WHAT TO ENTER:

We are looking for original photos of produce, preferably heirloom, organic or heritage varieties of produce that you have grown.

 

HOW TO ENTER:

All contest entries must be submitted via Facebook under the “Photo Contest” tab here.

 

WHEN TO ENTER:

Wednesday at 3:00pm central time is the weekly cutoff, entries received after this will be considered for the following week, although entries may be submitted at any time.

 

VOTING:

Voting will start each Thursday at 6:00am central time. Voting will end each Sunday at 11:59pm and a winner will be announced the following Monday. Monthly winners will be chosen and announced the first Monday of each month by a panel of judges.


OFFICIAL RULES:

 

Eligibility:

  • Contestants may only submit photos that they have taken themselves.

  • Photographs that include sculptures, statues, paintings, and other works of art will be accepted as long as they do not constitute copyright infringement or fraud.

  • If you choose to include people in your submission, you are responsible for obtaining the necessary releases from the individuals depicted, and must be able to provide copies of those releases to Baker Creek.

  • Photos that have been digitally altered beyond standard optimization (removal of dust, cropping, reasonable adjustments to exposure, color and contrast, etc.) will be disqualified.

  • Photographs may not contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.

  • Photo captions must accompany all submissions, and should include the subject of the image, the location the image was taken, and the name of the photographer(s).
  • Winners of the weekly/monthy conests may not continue to enter. 

 

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

 

LICENSE

By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries (along with a name credit) in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including, but not limited to: Display at a potential exhibition of winners; publication of a book featuring select entries in the Contest; publication in print or online highlighting entries or winners of the Contest.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.


 

THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Entrants agree that this Contest shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the United States of America. To the extent permitted by law, the right to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Contest are hereby excluded and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Certain restrictions may apply.

 

Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company reserves the right to verify the validity and originality of any entry and/or entrant (including an entrant’s identity and address) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Official Rules or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.


 

RIGHT TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND CONTEST:

If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company reserves the right to discontinue the contest.

 

Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) who tamper with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest. If Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company elects to cancel or terminate the Contest, Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company will not retain any rights in the submitted photographs.

 

CONTEST PRIZES:

 

Winners of the weekly contest will receive a $20 gift certificate redeemable at www.rareseeds.com. Winners will also be entered to win the monthly prize: Their choice of of a Large Seed Collection valued at $99.00 and containing 50 packages of seeds.

 

Baker Creek Heirloom Seed company is now accepting entities for our weekly/monthly photo contests!

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