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Photo Contest Official Rules

comments (1) April 1st, 2009 in blogs, gallery
Kate_Frank Kate Frank, editor
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The prize: A CompostBinz modular backyard composter Click the image to enlarge.

The prize: A CompostBinz modular backyard composter

Photo: Courtesty of www.compostore.com

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER.  Entries for the "How Green is Your Garden?" Photo Contest (the "Contest") will be accepted during the period beginning at 12:01 a.m. ET on April 1, 2009 and ending at 11:59 p.m. ET on April 30, 2009 (the "Contest Entry Period").  All entries must be received during the Contest Entry Period.  Due to shipping restrictions, this Contest is open to legal residents of the Continental United States only.  Participants must be at least 18 years of age.   Contest void where prohibited.

TO ENTER:  Visit http://www.finegardening.com/contest/green-garden. Create an account if you do not already have one by entering your first name, last name, email address, password, security question and screen name.  Once you have created your account you can then upload your photo by entering a title, attaching the photo and adding a brief description of your project.  Submit your completed online entry form. All entries become the property of the Sponsor.

Sponsor not responsible for unavailable network, failed server or other connections, miscommunications, interrupted, misrouted or scrambled transmissions or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise.  The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website during the contest period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, of any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from playing  or downloading any material related to the contest.  The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest.  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, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.  Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way.  Entrants to abide by the Contest Rules and decisions of the judging panel which are final.

PRIZE/VALUE: There will be one grand prize.

The grand prize consists of a CompostBinz modular backyard composter (ARV $173.00) 
One prize package will be awarded for a total average retail value of $173.00.

Names of prize manufacturers are used solely for the purposes of identifications of the prize.  No endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or approval of Taunton Press, Fine Gardening or of this contest is intended or implied.

TERMS/CONDITIONS:  No transfer or substitution of prizes.  Employees, officers, and contractors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of  Sponsors, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, dealers, retailers, vendors of Sponsors, and all other entities associated with this promotion, are not eligible.  All Federal, State/Provincial and local laws apply.  The winners will be responsible for all Federal, State/Provincial, and local taxes related to prize.

WINNING:  On or about May 15, 2009 judges will choose one winner from among all eligible entries received. Entries will be reviewed and judged by a panel of qualified judges.  Entries will be reviewed and judged on the basis of creativity and originality.  The winners will be notified by e-mail and/or phone initially, then by mail within 10 days of the selection.  Judges decisions are final. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. You may enter as many times as you like but only one prize per person, household, or family.

CLAIMING PRIZES:  Winners must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within 10 days of notification, or prize may be forfeited.  Winners will also be required to provide proof of age.  (Tennessee residents will not be required to sign Publicity Release as a condition of winning a prize.)  All prizes will be awarded.

WINNERS LIST: Send self-addressed, stamped envelope by February 1, 2009 to:  Fine Gardening "How Green is Your Garden?" Photo Contest Winners List Request, PO Box 5506, Newtown, CT 06470.

SPONSOR:  The Taunton Press Inc., Fine Gardening magazine 63 S. Main Street, PO Box 5506, Newtown, CT  06470-5506.



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Comments (1)

4748slangal writes: I have been on line for two hours trying to understand your site to enter in the garden photo contest ... Why do you make it so difficult to enter ... make it simple! Put a tap at the top of the site, make it bold, make it easy!I will try tomorrow maybe I am just not getting it! Posted: 4:30 pm on April 27th
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