Greater Media Newspapers
Fall into Fashion Show Contest – Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION IS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST; PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING.
How to Enter for a Chance to Win
From August 3, 2016 through August 23, 2016 at 11:59pm (ET), go to www.gmnews.com to complete and submit an official entry form and nominate yourself or your child for a chance to become a volunteer model at the Greater Media Newspapers Fall into Fashion Show, being held from 10 am to 2 pm on September 10, 2016 at the Monmouth Mall in Eatontown, NJ. Entrants who are 18 years old may enter on their own behalf without parental consent. Potential models must be at least four years old in order to be eligible to participate. On or about August 29, 2016, up to thirty (30) potential models will be selected at random from all eligible entries received. Initially-selected winners will be notified by phone or email and must confirm acceptance of prize and their or their child’s participation in the Fashion Show by 5:00 pm on September 1, 2016, or risk disqualification and selection of a new winner.
All entrants must complete and submit the General Authorization and Release form, available on the contest webpage, before their entry will be considered complete and eligible for the contest.
All contest entries will become the property of Greater Media Newspapers and will not be acknowledged or returned.
Up to thirty (30) prizes will be awarded, each consisting of the opportunity for the winning entrant or his/her nominated child to participate as a volunteer model at the Greater Media Newspapers Fall into Fashion Show, being held from 10 am to 2 pm on September 10, 2016 at the Monmouth Mall in Eatontown, NJ. Models will not be paid for their participation and prize has no cash value. Models must be willing and able to participate in the Fashion Show during the stated hours plus at least one hour before and after, including wearing and modeling various age-appropriate outfits (which will be provided).
Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash. Greater Media Newspapers reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute any prize with one of equal or greater value. Winners may not request prize substitution. Prizes are non-transferable and may not be claimed or used by any person other than the winner or his/her nominated child. Winners must claim their prizes by completing all required paperwork in person at the Greater Media Newspapers office by 5:00 pm on September 1, 2016. Prizes not claimed by this time will be forfeited.
All entrants must be at least 18 years old and legal residents of the United States, living or working in Monmouth, Middlesex or Ocean County, NJ, who are the custodial parent or legal guardian of the child that is the subject of their contest entry (unless the entrant is at least 18 years old and entering on behalf of him/herself), which child (if applicable) is at least four years old. Entrants and their children may not be represented by a talent agent, modeling agency, or similar representative unless Greater Media Newspapers receives written confirmation, in a form acceptable to it, that such agency or representation and any associated commissions or fees are being waived for all purposes of this contest, the fashion show, and related promotional activities. Under no circumstances will Greater Media Newspapers or any contest-related entity be responsible for any fee or commission to any agent or other representative of a participating entrant or child. Employees (including their immediate families and members of the same household) of Greater Media Newspapers, its affiliates, promotion sponsors, and advertising and promotional agencies who do business with Greater Media Newspapers or any of the promotion sponsors, are not eligible to participate. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents and legal guardians, children and legal wards, grandparents, and grandchildren, including “in-laws.” Limit one entry per person and per child; multiple entries will disqualify the entrant. Void where prohibited.
By entering, all participants release and hold harmless the promotion sponsors, Greater Media Newspapers, The Sentinel Publishing Co, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability and any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this contest and any prize won. Winners (on behalf of themselves and their minor child, if applicable) will be required to sign a form releasing The Sentinel Publishing Co. and its employees and affiliated companies from all liability in connection with the contest and the award and use of the prize before claiming the prize.
Greater Media Newspapers undertakes no liability or responsibility, and makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the performance of the prize(s) awarded, for any failure to perform or negligent performance of any service provider, or for any other risk, incident or damage, direct or indirect, relating to or arising out of the contest or the Fashion Show, including (but not limited to) cancellations, postponements, delays or other scheduling changes; missed events or connections or inability of winner or his/her child to attend; and accident, injury, death, damage or expense arising from or occurring during the use of the prize, or travel to/from or attendance at or participation in any event relating to the contest, including the Fashion Show, by the winner and/or winner’s child or guest(s). Greater Media Newspapers is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failure or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network or other telecommunications connections, or lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled, disconnected, or delayed contest entries or communications, whether caused by the sender or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this contest, or by any human error which may occur in the execution of this contest. If, for any reason, the contest is not capable of being conducted as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond the control of Greater Media Newspapers, management reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest and/or determine an alternate method of awarding the prize(s).
Entry into any contest constitutes full permission for Greater Media Newspapers and any other promotion sponsors and their respective affiliates to broadcast and/or to photograph or publish the participant’s name, voice, recorded comments, biographical information, face and likeness, in any medium, without compensation.
Failure to conform to all contest rules, or any fraud or other illegal or inappropriate conduct on the part of a contestant or on a contestant’s behalf, will result in the contestant’s disqualification and forfeiture of participation in the fashion show. Greater Media Newspapers reserves the right to rule ineligible readers who, in its sole judgment, engage in abusive conduct with respect to any contest or promotion conducted by Greater Media Newspapers or its affiliates. Greater Media Newspapers reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Contest and these Official Rules at any time, which changes will become effective upon announcement. By taking part in this contest, participants agree to be bound by these rules and all decisions of the employees of Greater Media Newspapers and whose decisions with respect to all aspects of the contest are final and binding. Copies of written contest rules and, where required by law, the list of winners are available during regular business hours at Greater Media Newspapers, 198 Route 9 North, Manalapan, New Jersey 07726, for 60 days after the contest concludes.
As a condition to participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Freehold, New Jersey having competent jurisdiction, which court shall apply the laws of the State of New Jersey without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. The entrant and Greater Media Newspapers hereby waive any and all right to trial by jury. If any provision of these Official Rules is declared or found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unenforceable or void, then such provision will be null and void but each other provision hereof not so affected will be enforced to the full extent permitted by applicable law.
All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
Sponsor: The Sentinel Publishing Co. d/b/a Greater Media Newspapers, 198 Route 9 North, Manalapan, NJ 07726.