Facebook Caption Contest Rules

Ground Up Facebook Caption Contest – OFFICIAL RULES & CONSUMER DISCLOSURES

 

1.    NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST.

The sponsors of this Contest are Ground Up, Inc. and/or its member partners (collectively “Sponsors”).

2.    ELIGIBILITY.

This Contest is open to legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia that are 18 years of age or older. Void in Puerto Rico, The U.S. Virgin Islands, and U.S. Military Installations. Employees, including their immediate families and those living in their households, of the Sponsors or their affiliates, sponsors and advertising agencies are ineligible to participate.

3.    CONTEST ENTRY.

All captions must be submitted via the Ground Up SS396 Facebook Page in the comment section of the “Caption Contest” photo post. Entries submitted elsewhere or via other social media channels will NOT be eligible. Comments posted using profanity, references to sex, drugs, and or alcohol, and racist comments will not be tolerated and will be removed immediately. Repeat offenders of this rule will be excluded from all contest going forward.

4.    SELECTION OF WINNERS.

The participant receiving the highest number of Likes (votes) for his/her Caption on the Ground Up SS396 Facebook Page (via comments on Facebook.com) will be selected as the winner of the prize. Ground Up will notify the winner via our Facebook Page on the Monday following the contest start at 12:00 PM EST. The winners must claim their prizes within two (2) days of the original notification. If a winner is unreachable after two (2) days, or is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate winner will be selected from the next  eligible entry received. All entries are subject to verification prior to awarding the prize. All decisions by Ground Up are final, binding and non-appealable. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of a Prize in this Contest shall constitute the winner’s consent to Ground Up use of the winner’s name or likeness and winning comment.

5.    PRIZES.

Prizes may include gift certificates, free Ground Up swag, or product from our suppliers. Prizes will always be identified in the contest post on our Facebook Page.

6.    ODDS OF WINNING.

Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.

7.    RESTRICTIONS.

The Prizes are non-transferable and must be accepted as awarded. No cash alternative or other substitution are allowed. Ground Up reserve the right, in its sole direction, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, whether in cash or otherwise, if the prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason. Winners must redeem prizes prior to the expiration date listed on the prize.

8.    CONDITIONS/LIABILITY.

All participants must be as defined above. By entering this Contest, each participant warrants that he or she has read and agrees to abide by and be bound to all Contest rules, and that he or she is not prohibited from participating in this Contest by any applicable law, statute, regulation or other appropriate authority.  By entering this Contest, all participants agree to receive on occasion promotional material from Ground Up in the future. Every effort will be made to ensure completed entry forms are entered in the contest, however Ground Up will not be responsible for any entry forms which cannot be processed for technical reasons. Ground up is not responsible for any late, lost, delayed, ineligible, incomplete, or misdirected entries. Ground Up is not responsible for lost connections, miscommunications, failed computer transmissions or technical failures. Use of any computer to transmit multiple entries is prohibited. If it is determined that technical difficulties compromised the integrity of the Contest, Ground Up reserve the right to void entries and/or terminate the Contest. Ground Up assumes no responsibility if the Contest is cancelled or rescheduled due to technical difficulties. If the Contest must be cancelled for any reason, a notice will be posted on our Facebook Page in a timely manner. The winners of the prizes are solely responsible for any taxes and other such expenses. The Contest is subject to and governed by all federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited by law. The participants further agree to release Ground Up from any and all liability arising from or related to this Contest. Ground Up is not responsible for any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part. Ground Up reserve the right to terminate this Contest or to modify any rules as necessary for any reason or as required by applicable law.