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"Holiday Cool" Winter Break Instagram Contest

December 17, 2014-January 5, 2015

TERMS & CONDITIONS

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.   

1. CONTEST PERIOD:

The Southern Oregon University "Holiday Cool" Winter Break Instagram Contest entry period begins at 8:00am Pacific Time (PT) on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 and ends at 8:00am (PT) on Monday, January 5, 2015 ("The Entry Period").

1. Winners will be selected and announced on January 5 at 12:00 (PT). ("Winner Tabulation and Winner Selection Period").

2. ELIGIBILITY:

This promotion is open to current students only. Employees of the Sponsor are eligible to participate but are not allowed to win the grand prize listed below.

3. HOW IT WORKS:

During the Entry Period, users must:

1. Follow Southern Oregon University Admissions on Instagram http://instagram.com/souadmissions or @SOUAdmissions

2. Follow Southern Oregon University on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SOUAdmissions, @SOUAdmissions

2. Submit photos documenting winter break activities. 

3. The photos on Instagram must be labeled with the tags:

#WinterBreak

#souashland

#LifeAsARaider

Failure to tag each image will result to the submission to be automatically disqualified.

Users may submit as many photos as they wish for this contest.

All submissions become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. All submissions must be received by 8:00am (PT) on January 5.

4. SELECTION CRITERIA:

At the end of the Entry Period 3 winners will be selected.

5. WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

The winners will be announced on our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts at 12:00pm on January 5.

6. THE PRIZES:

Grand prize winner will win SOU swag and have their photo featured on our social media accounts.

Three additional winners will have their photos featured on the SOU Admissions social media accounts. 

7. SUBMISSION CONTENT GUIDELINES:

Submissions may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:

is sexually explicit or suggestive;

unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group;

is profane;

promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing);

promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous;

promotes any particular political agenda or message;

is obscene or offensive;

endorses any form of hate or hate group;

appears to duplicate any other submitted submission;

contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, e-mail addresses or street addresses;

contains copyrighted materials owned by others or any trademarks, names or logos owned by others;

communicates messages inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which Sponsor wishes to associate;

and/or violates any law.

All submissions that do not comply with these Official Rules or that otherwise contain prohibited, or inappropriate content deemed unacceptable by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will be disqualified and will not be published.  The Sponsor makes the final determination as to which submissions are eligible to take part in this promotion. The sponsor reserves the right to modify the the criteria, dates, & guidelines of the contest at any time.

All submissions become the physical property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By submitting your submission, you grant the Sponsor full and unlimited usage right to your submission, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium and unlimited right to display, reproduce, record, exhibit, distribute, copy, edit, change, modify, add to, subtract from, and re-title.

8. GENERAL CONDITIONS/CONDUCT:

"By participating, users agree to these Official Rules which are final and binding in all respects." Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.  Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification.  If for any reason the promotion is not capable of running as planned due to causes that affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the promotion, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion to cancel, modify or terminate the promotion.  

Further, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the selection process or the operation of the promotion; (b) violating the Official Rules; (c) violating the terms of service, conditions of use and/or general rules or guidelines of any property or service, or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.

9. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:

Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect submission information, or for any failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of submissions at any point in the operation of this promotion; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure; or (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of the Internet or any the website or any combination thereof.

10.    GOVERNING LAW:

The Contest and Contest Rules shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon without regard to principles of conflicts of law.  Any claim, action, suit or proceeding (collectively "claim") between SOU and any contest participants/users that arises from or relates to this Agreement shall be brought and conducted solely and exclusively within the Circuit Court of Jackson County for the State of Oregon; provided, however, if a claim must be brought in a federal forum, then it shall be brought and conducted solely and exclusively within the United States District Court for the District of Oregon. CONTEST PARTICIPANT/USER, BY SUBMISSION OF ENTRY INTO THIS CONTEST, HEREBY CONSENTS TO THE IN PERSONAM JURISDICTION OF SAID COURTS."

11. SPONSOR:

The Sponsors of this promotion are the SOU Office of Admissions

QUESTIONS

Please direct SOU YOU Giveaway questions to shewmanm@sou.edu