Free Love Wedding Giveaway – Official Contest Rules and Regulations
Your Free Love Wedding Giveaway Contest Official Rules (no purchase necessary). Sponsored by FREE LOVE
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.The “Free Love Wedding Giveaway” (Promotion) begins at 12:00 am CST February, 14th 2013, and ends at 12:00 a.m. CST February 28th 2013 (Promotion Period). The Promotion is sponsored FREE LOVE and it’s Vendors (Sponsor). All federal, state and local laws apply. Void where prohibited.
Eligibility: The Promotion is a skill contest open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Colombia who are 18 years or older, and engaged to be married to another individual who is 18 years of age or older, as of February 14th, 2013. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsors: 333 First Ave, Apryl Ann Photography, Beauty and the Blush, Ben Q. Photography, Blue Eye Brown Eye, Bowtie Vintage Classics, Brides of North Texas, Cakewalk Bake Shop, Bows and Arrows, Diet Coke Straight Up Styling, I Do Cinematics, Love Dove Rentals, Something You, or any of their subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies, members of each of their immediate families (spouses, parents, grandparents, children and siblings, and their respective spouses) and those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to participate in the Promotion.
To Enter: Enter the Promotion by going to http://www.FreeLoveWedding.com and submit your application materials to Free Love via email at info@freelovewedding.com. All applications must include the following:
1)     A photo of yourself and your partner. Photos must be in focus and must not contain any nudity or lude conduct.
2)     Your love story in 300 words of less. Submissions must in .pdf format.
3)     Your dream wedding inspiration board. Submissions can be in the following formats. 1) Collection of images arranged in a .pdf document. 2) Applicants can create a Pinterest board that tells us about you and your wedding style by pinning items such as flowers, gowns, decorations, etc. You must title your Board “Free Love” and include a hyperlink to the board in the submission email.
To enter, submit your photo, love story, board/link to your Board, along with your contact information (name, phone number and email address) to info@freelovewedding.com.
Use of any robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry method can result in disqualification. Entries that violate any of these requirements, or are deemed not to meet any other entry requirements or are not suitable for public viewing for any other reason, may be deemed ineligible for purposes of the Promotion and may be void at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to determine in their sole discretion which entries have satisfied the entry requirements. Entries must be submitted in accordance with these Official Rules and must be received by Sponsor by 11:59 AM EST February 28th, 2013. All entries become the sole property of Sponsor. No other method of submission will be accepted.
Selection: Each entry will initially be judged by a panel of judges selected by Sponsor (Panel). Each entry will be judged on a scale from 1-100 in each of the following criteria: (1) emotional impact of the submitted love story ; (2) overall design aesthetic of the submitted Board; and creativity of the couples dream wedding. The five (5) entries with the highest overall scores will be selected as “Finalists” by the judges. In the event of a tie for the top five (5) entries, Finalists will be selected based on the overall aesthetic of the submitted Board criterion.  All decisions of the Panel and Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.
Finalists will be notified on or about March 1st 2013. After the five (5) Finalists are selected, Finalists and their fiancé may be required to complete an assignment of rights in the entry, an affidavit or declaration of eligibility, a waiver of liability and, where lawful, a publicity release (“Finalist Kit”), and a two minute video explaining why they should be chosen as the winners of FREE LOVE. All materials must be returned to Sponsor within three (3) business days. In the event that a potential Finalist does not return their Finalist Kit by the deadline, a new Finalist may or may not be chosen, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Finalists’ entries will then be posted at http://www.FreeLoveWedding.com on the home page, where web site visitors will vote for their favorite Finalist entry based on the overall aesthetic of the submitted video, love story and design aesthetic. Public voting on Finalists’ entries will begin at 12:00 PM ET on March 6, 2013 and end at 11:59 AM ET on March 15, 2013 (“Winner Selection Period”). Each individual visitor to the http://www.FreeLoveWedding.com web site will only be allowed to place one vote for their favoriteFinalist entry during the Winner Selection Period, and no mechanized, automatic or fraudulent voting is permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to determine in their sole discretion which votes are eligible for the Winner selection, and may disqualify votes at its sole discretion. All decisions of Sponsor shall be binding and final.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify or discontinue the Promotion in the event of fraud, technical problems or other Promotion irregularities. The Finalist with the highest number of eligible votes at the end of the Winner Selection Period will be deemed the Winner. In the event of a tie for the Winner, Winner will be determined amongst the Finalists tied for the highest number of eligible votes by which Finalist had the highest score in overall aesthetic of the submitted Board criterion by the Panel. Odds of becoming a Finalist and Winner depend on the skill of the participants, as measured by the quality of entries received and voter preference.
Prize: One (1) winner will receive:
  • Florals
  • Paper/Invitations
  • Photography
  • Desserts
  • Make-up
  • Venue
  • Vintage Props
  • Getaway Car
  • Rentals
  • Fashion Styling
  • Videography
  • Specialty rentals
  • Table Runners
  • Catering
  • Bridal Accessories
  • Feature in Brides of North Texas
 
Prizes will be awarded as described. No substitution or transfer of prizes, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor, if advertised prize becomes unavailable. All prizes will be awarded.
Notification of Potential Winners: Winner will receive a notification package by e-mail within three (3) days of selection of Winner, which must be completed and returned to Sponsor as instructed. On or about March 20th 2013. Winner will be announced on the http://www.FreeLoveWedding.com web site.
General Terms and Conditions: Winner and their fiancé may be required to complete an assignment of rights in the entry, an affidavit or declaration of eligibility, a waiver of liability and, where lawful, publicity release, which must be returned to Sponsor within ten (10) days. If the effort to send a notification package to Winner is unsuccessful or if Winner fails to execute and return any required document within the required time periodan alternate Winner may be selected from remaining Finalists. If the prize is not claimed or is returned as undeliverable, then Winner’s right to the prize shall be forfeited and the prize award will be void and an alternate Winner may be selected from eligible Finalists. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, incomplete, incorrect, misdirected entries or prize claims. Sponsor is also not responsible for incomplete, interrupted, or scrambled transmissions, unavailable web sites, networks, servers, or systems, or other connection or transmission problems, technical malfunctions of the computer, software, web site, or any combination thereof, problems associated with any virus or other damage caused to any participant’s system or other problems of any kind, whether mechanical, electronic, or human. Sponsor reserves the right to suspend and/or cancel the Promotion or change any element hereof, with or without notice, at any time, due to printing, computer or network errors, or other mistakes in the production or operation of the Promotion. No correspondence regarding the Promotion will be engaged in by Sponsor except with the Finalists, the Winner and in response to requests for Winner’s Lists. All decisions of the Sponsor and judges are final and binding on all matters relating to the Promotion.
By entering, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules, and release Sponsor and its agents and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss, or damage arising out of their participation in the Promotion or with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize.
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify in its sole discretion any person tampering with the entry or voting process, or who violates these Official Rules in any way.
All other expenses not specifically provided herein are the responsibility of Winner, including without limitation, incidental charges and gratuities. The Winner is responsible for compliance with all applicable federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations, including, without limitation, the payment of all applicable taxes.
Ownership of Video or Photo Submissions: By participating in the Promotion, each Entrant warrants that they or their fiancé is the sole author/creator and subject of the video or photo submitted and that the video or photo is not copied in whole or in part from any other work and does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademarks, contract rights or any other rights of any person or entity. In consideration of the video or photo being reviewed and evaluated for this Promotion, each entrant and their fiancé hereby assigns the submission to Sponsor and grants to the Sponsor the non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, universal license to use, copy, sublicense, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publish, delete or display such entry, or any portion thereof in any media now known or hereafter devised including, but not limited to all forms of electronic media, print media and all forms of internet and wireless protocol, and will execute documents to that effect upon the request of Sponsor. Each entrant and their bride-to-be or groom-to-be understands that their name and video or photo submissions may be posted on Sponsor’s website in connection with Promotion. Entrant agrees that the Sponsor has no obligation to post any submitted material on its website. Each entrant and their fiancé authorizes the Sponsor to utilize, for eternity and in any manner they see fit, the submission provided to Sponsor, and to make derivative works from such materials in connection with the Promotion (i.e., without limitation, to create promotional materials).
Publicity Release: By participating in the Promotion, each entrant and their fiancé irrevocably grants Sponsor the right to use each such entrant and fiancé’s name, photograph, image, video, biographical information, in any and all media for any purpose, including, without limitation, advertising and promotional purposes and each entrant hereby releases Sponsor from any liability with respect thereto, except where prohibited. By entering this Promotion, each entrant and their fiancé grants Sponsor the right to utilize entrant and their fiancé’s contact information provided by entrant in the submission of their entry to contact entrant for any reason. Completion of the entry form constitutes assent to these written terms.
Additional Disclaimers: Sponsor expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with submissions. Sponsor does not permit infringing activities in the Promotion, and Sponsor will remove all submissions if properly notified that such submission infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. Sponsor reserves the right to remove submissions without prior notice. Such submissions may be disqualified from the Promotion at the sole discretion of Sponsor.
Privacy Policy: Except as otherwise contemplated in these rules or in any publicity release, information collected by Sponsor in connection with this Promotion will be used by Sponsor in accordance with Sponsor’s online privacy policy posted at www.FreeLoveWedding.com. To opt out of future promotional mailings, please follow the opt-out directions included in the mailings.
List of Winners: For a winners list, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope by April 1st, 2013 to: List of Winners for FREE LOVE, 4908 Bryan Street, Dallas, TX. 75206. Vermont residents need not include return postage.
For any additional questions regarding rules and regulations, please contact us at Kirby@FreeLoveWeddding.com