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Sponsor: The Contest is sponsored by A Place For Rover, Inc., 2101 4th Avenue, Suite 400, Seattle, Washington 98121 (“Sponsor”).
Eligibility: Contest is open only to residents of the 50 United States, District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec) who (i) are over the age of 18 (or, if different, the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence), (ii) are registered Rover.com pet care service providers in good standing at the time of entry, and (iii) have not had their sitter story previously published by Sponsor. Directors, officers and employees of Sponsor and any of its respective affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors, development and promotional partners, and advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate families of each, are not eligible to win any prizes.
Contest Period: The Contest Period will begin at 12:01 am Pacific Time on July 26, 2018 and end at 11:59pm Pacific Time on August 26, 2018. All entries must be received by Sponsor during the Contest Period.
How to Enter: Limit one entry per person.
To enter, submit your sitter story at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQQLe0dNNPB9nxHFaFGMue7CB1VMQJptkj34qFCXkj1O0tDA/viewform
Entry Guidelines: Submit your sitter story in the form provided above. If you include other parties in your submission, get their permission before submitting your story.
Contest Rules: After the Contest Period, a panel of judges from Sponsor’s Sitter Team will judge all eligible entries. Winners will be selected based on what the judges find, in their sole discretion, to be to be the most apt, original, and interesting entries based on the following judging criteria (“Judging Criteria”):
- Quality – Quality of the story, including clarity, level of detail, and writing style.
- Creativity – Creativity of the story, including the ability to portray a Rover sitter as a true hero to his/her Rover dog and/or its owner.
- Spirit – How well the entry encompasses entrant’s enthusiasm for Rover and what it means to be one of The Dog People.
On or about the dates noted below, the panel will select three (3) Prize Winners. For each entry, the panel will assign points for each of the Judging Criteria. Each of the Judging Criteria will have the same maximum possible points that can be assigned by the panel, such that each of the Judging Criteria will be weighted equally. The sum of the points for each entry will be the entry total score for that Contest Category. In the unlikely event of a tie, the winner will be deemed to be the entrant with the highest number of points in the following Judging Criteria: “Quality.”
Selection of Winners: On or about September 10, 2018, three (3) Prize Winners will be selected by the panel as set forth above. Each selected potential Prize Winner will be notified by email and/or telephone on or about [September 10, 2018].
Prizes: There are (3) prizes offered in the Contest. Each Prize Winner will receive a prize that consists of a $50 Amazon Gift Card (delivered via mail). ARV of prize: US$50. Chances of winning a prize depend on eligibility and quality of entries received, and how well each meets the Judging Criteria. All prizes will be awarded. Prizes returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within seven (7) days after delivery of notification may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize. Limit one (1) prize per household or address. All prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). ALL FEDERAL, STATE, PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.
Sponsor’s License to Use Entry: By entering this Contest and submitting your entry, you hereby grant to Sponsor and its affiliates, a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, nonexclusive license to publish, reproduce, communicate to the public by telecommunication, display, perform, distribute, adapt, edit, modify, translate, create derivative works based upon, and otherwise use and sublicense your entry, or any portion thereof, in connection with the Contest and for any other advertising or promotional purpose, and to incorporate the entry, in whole or in part, into other works in any manner, form, media or technology now known or later developed. You hereby waive any moral rights you may have in the entry for the benefit of Sponsor, its parent company, and their affiliates, assigns and licensees. Sponsor will have no obligation to publish or use or retain any entry you submit or to return any such entry (or other Contest entry materials) to you. You agree that it is your sole responsibility to obtain all permissions and releases necessary for the grant of the rights contained in this paragraph. You also agree to take, at Sponsor’s expense, any further action (including, without limitation, execution of affidavits, licenses, and other documents) reasonably requested by Sponsor to effect, perfect, or confirm Sponsor’s rights set forth above in these Official Rules, including this paragraph. You agree to waive any applicable moral rights in and to your entry in favor of Sponsor. You will not be entitled to compensation for any use by Sponsor, or its agents, licensees or assignees, of your entry.