Poster 3: Intxticated
Poster 4: 9-6-19-99
Poster 5: Sleepless Nights
Entries can be words or original artwork/graphic design, or a combination of both. All entries must be submitted in digital format, either .jpg, .gif, .pdf, or .psd.
Designs should be able to be reproduced on buttons sized no more than 2 inches in diameter and can be round, square, rectangle or oval.
The DCH Button Design Contest starts
November 1, 2011
at 12:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") and ends December 15, 2011 at 12:01 AM ET ("Contest Period").
HOW TO ENTER:
During the Contest Period, visit
and follow the directions provided to completely fill out and submit the online submission form, which includes: name, address, city, state, zip code, phone number, email address, date of birth and school SADD chapter name. All entrants must obtain permission from their parents/legal guardians, faculty advisors and principals before submitting their entry. The individual entrant submitting the entry will be deemed the designated representatives for the Chapter submitting the entry and such persons will be authorized to make decisions on behalf of the team. All entries must be received by 12:01 AM ET on December 1, 2011
to be considered. By entering, chapter members (and, if eligible minors, their parents or legal guardians) agree to comply with these Official Rules. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Each school/SADD Chapter may enter one (1) button design per poster for a maximum of five (5) designs per Chapter. Multiple entries submitted by a Chapter for a button for the same poster after the first entry submitted by that high school will be void.
All contest entries become the property of DCH Auto Group and will not be returned and may be used by DCH Auto Group, its member companies or assigns for any purpose and in any media in perpetuity.
Each entry must be the team's own original work, must focus on the messages in the posters, and be in keeping with the Sponsor's image and may not be offensive, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, nor can it defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person's personal or property rights or any other third party rights.
Proof of submission or sending is not proof of receipt by Sponsor. All submissions become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and none will be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor shall have the right to edit, adapt, and publish any or all of submissions, and may use them in any media without attribution or compensation to the contestant, his or her successors or assigns, or any other entity.
SUBMISSION OF ANY ENTRY IN THIS AWARD CONTEST CONSTITUTES ENTRANT’S IRREVOCABLE ASSIGNMENT, CONVEYANCE, AND TRANSFERENCE TO SPONSOR OF ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST IN THE ENTRY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL COPYRIGHTS.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, or misdirected submissions, which are void. In addition, by entering, contestants represent and warrant that the entries that they submit:
Are their own original creations;
Do not infringe any other person’s or entity’s rights including music, art, etc.; and
Are youth-led projects.
One (1) button design per poster for a maximum of five (5) design entries per Chapter. Multiple entries submitted by a Chapter for a button for the same poster after the first entry submitted by that high school will be void.
JUDGING FOR WINNERS:
Beginning Thursday, December 7, 2011, all entries will be posted on DCHAuto.com Each entry will be identified by number only, without revealing the name or school of the entrant. You may cast one (1) vote per day for your favorite entry. Voting will commence at 5:00pm EST on December 7, 2011 through 12:01 am EST on December 14, 2011.
All votes received will be tallied on December 14, 2011. The entry with the most votes will be deemed the winner. Decision and announcement of winner of the contest and all related matters are final. The winner will be announced on Friday, December 16, 2011 and notified by phone, mail or email on or about Monday, December 19, 2011.
Winners must comply with all Award Contest rules as published. In the event of a tie the submission that is the most creative, as determined by an independent panel of judges in their sole discretion, will win the prize. Winners agree to conduct any and all media interviews related to the contest if requested and approved by DCH Auto Group, and not disparage DCH Auto Group or its partners during interviews. Failure to comply with this requirement for any reason or return of prize notification or prize as undeliverable will result in forfeiture of prize and an alternate winner will be selected by the judges from the remaining eligible entries and award the prize. Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify the winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor may use the winner’s name, address (limited to city, state), likeness, and/or prize information for contextual purposes worldwide, including the internet, without limitation and without further payment or consideration, except where prohibited by law. Including incorporation of winner into an award publication. The units will appear on various sites to promote the campaign message. DCH Auto Group has no control over where the promotion will appear as media may be donated.
PRIZES: ONE (1)
GRAND PRIZE will be awarded to the winning school/SADD chapter. All taxes on the prize are the winner’s responsibility. No cash equivalent and all prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any listed prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Prize consists only of those item(s) specifically listed as part of the prize – any item, cost or expense not specifically listed as part of the prize is the sole responsibility of the winner. Total ARV of all prizes: $1,000.
By entering or participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for electronic hardware, programming or software malfunctions, or failures, or line connections, accessibility or availability, or technical failures of any kind, or unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of any entry or other information, or for the failure to capture any such information. Sponsor is not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by contestants, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; or (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims. Further, if, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by virus, bugs, worms, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, and select the winner for the Contest, from the entries received prior to the action taken or in other such manner as deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor.
Participants, by receipt of a prize in this Award Contest, hereby waive and release, and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor, all promotions and advertising agencies, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, advertising and promotions agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, from and against, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that they may have, or which may arise, against any of them for any liability for any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, including but not limited to any injury, loss, damage, whether direct, compensatory, incidental or consequential, to person, including death and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize in the Award Contest, or their participation in the Award Contest, or their participation in any Award Contest or prize related activity, or any travel related to the Award Contest or any travel for any prize related activity. Winner also further acknowledges that Sponsor, their affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, officers, directors, and promotions and advertising agencies have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law relative to any prize or these Award Contest including but not limited to quality, condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Award Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved under the laws of the State of New Jersey, without respect to any conflict of law issues, and entrant agrees that such shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the Federal and State Courts of New Jersey.
RULES/WINNER’S LIST REQUESTS:
To obtain these rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Intexticated Contest, DCH Auto Group, 955 US Hwy 9, South Amboy, NJ 08879.