#BTinstameet contest rules
1. Contest Description. This contest is sponsored by Budget Travel LLC, the publisher of Budget Travel and BudgetTravel.com, PO Box 680999, Franklin, TN 37068-0999 ("Sponsor"). The contest begins on March 25, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. ET and ends on April 1, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Contest Period"). Entries via tagging #BTinstameet on your original photo on Instagram must be taken during our March 21st InstaMeet in Brooklyn Bridge Park and entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET March 22, 2015. Contest is void where prohibited. By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these contest rules.
2. Eligibility. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. This contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and its territories, who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Budget Travel LLC, Photojojo, NewYork.com, and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and immediate family members or persons living in the same household of such individuals are not eligible to participate in this contest. Acceptance of prize is subject to the policies and rules or restrictions of winner's employer.
3. How to Enter. Individuals must tag their photos #BTinstameet on Instagram.
All entries become the property of Sponsor, and Sponsor reserves the right to use any information submitted by entrants.
Entries must be present on the hashtag #BTinstameet before by March 22, 2015 in order to qualify, and will be void if they are, in whole or in part, incomplete, illegible, damaged, irregular, counterfeit, altered, or obtained through theft or fraud. No mechanically reproduced, software-generated or other automated multiple entries are permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or mutilated entries, including due to transmission, technical, and/or network failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any hardware or software (whether originating with sender or Sponsor), telephonic failures, human error, or any other error or malfunction. For online entries, the authorized account holder of the instagram username submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An "authorized account holder" shall mean the natural person assigned to such account by Instagram. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that he or she is the authorized account holder of the Instagram account associated with a winning entry.
Entrants agree not to upload, post or transmit any materials which contain any computer viruses, Easter eggs, worms, Trojan Horses or other harmful component or programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information. Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the operation of the contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any person who makes such attempt(s).
Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. Any questions regarding the authorized account holder of an e-mail address shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the contest.
4. Prize. Three (3) Winners will be chosen.
- One (1) first-place winner will receive five (5) photojojo smart phone camera lenses with lens case and one (1) $100 NewYork.com Gift Card.
- One (1) second-place winner will receive five (5) photojojo smart phone camera lenses with lens case.
- One (1) third-place winner will receive one (1) $100 NewYork.com Gift Card.
5. How the Prize is Awarded. The Budget Travel photo editors will help narrow down the entries on the #BTinstameet hashtag to the top 9 eligible, original photos. Next BudgetTravel.com readers are encouraged to vote on their favorite photo entry, once per day, per IP address, from March 25, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. ET until the voting ends on April 1, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET. The top three winners will be announced online on April 4th and featured on BudgetTravel.com. Winner will be notified by Direct Message on Instagrm on or about April 1, 2015. In the event that any prize notification e-mail is returned as undeliverable, or if any attempted notification by Direct Message is not replied to within seven (7) days, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor reserves the right to randomly select an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries.
6. Odds of Winning. The odds of winning depend on the number of votes received.
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