*U.S. residents only. Please see official rules for more details and eligibility.
Copyright 2018 Yamaha Motor Corperation
2018 Yamaha Classic Photo Contest
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
The 2018 Yamaha Classic Photo Contest (the “Contest”) starts on Monday, February 26, 2018 at 5:01 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on Monday, March 5, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET (“Contest Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to legal residents of the continental United States, who are at least 21 years of age or older at time of entry. Void in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and any other U.S. territories, possessions and where prohibited by law.
Employees of Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. (“Sponsor”) and Pancake Laboratories, Inc. (“Shortstack”), and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, dealers and advertising and promotion agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household of such employees, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, there are three (3) ways to enter the Contest (each an individual “Entry” and collectively “Entries”): (i) Facebook: visit www.facebook.com/yamahaoutboards and submit the entry form and upload an original photo boating and/or fishing as noted by Shortstack. A Facebook account is required to enter via Facebook and is available for free at www.facebook.com; (ii) Twitter: Log-in to your Twitter account and tweet an original photo boating and/or fishing and include the hashtag #YamahaClassicContest to complete an Entry. A Twitter account is required to enter via Twitter and is available for free at www.twitter.com; (iii) Instagram: Log-in to your Instagram account and post an original photo boating and/or fishing and include the hashtag #YamahaClassicContest to complete an Entry. An Instagram account is required to enter via Instagram and is available for free at www.instagram.com.
Limit one (1) entry per person per social media channel throughout the Contest Period. No other form of entry will be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry it deems is not in compliance with these Official Rules, in its sole discretion. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Entries received from any person in excess of the limitation will be void. All online Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on March, 2018.
During the Contest Period, all Entries, regardless of method used for Entry must include a photo that meets the following criteria:
1. Photo may include the entrants Yamaha outboard engine (this is optional);
2. Photo must not include third party products and/or logos;
3. Photo must include a scene containing boating/fishing (collectively “Eligible Photo”)
Entrant must submit official entry form (for Facebook Entry) and Eligible Photo by submitting it as directed. Sponsor reserves the right to, within its sole discretion, to remove any Eligible Photo and/or content that within its sole discretion contains any of the following:
is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;
promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message;
is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group;
appears to duplicate any other submitted Entries;
defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others;
contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses;
contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media);
contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, without permission;
contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead;
communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate; and/or
violates any law.
Entry must be the original work of the entrant, may not have been previously published, may not have won previous awards, and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. If the Entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the Entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the Entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the Entry. Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render Entry null and void. By submitting an Entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the Entry consent to the submission and use of the Entry in the Contest and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.
By submitting an Entry, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many Entries in connection with this Contest and/or other contests staged and/or promoted by the Sponsor, and that such Entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to other Entries submitted in connection with this Contest and/or other contests sponsored by the Sponsor or submitted for other reasons or other materials developed by the Sponsor. Entrant waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any Entry and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the entrant may be similar to his/her Entry, or that any compensation is due to entrant in connection with such Entry or other works used by Sponsor.
By submitting an Entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the Entry to be posted on the Yamaha Facebook page or other websites and Yamaha social media outlets. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry and may remove a posted Entry at any time.
CONTEST JUDGING TO DETERMINE WINNER: All Eligible Photos will then be judged by the Sponsor’s panel of judges based on the following criteria: Creativity: 25%; Quality of Photo: 25%; Uniqueness: 25%; Photo Composition: 25% to determine the one (1) Winner. In the event of a tie, an additional “tie-breaking” judge will determine the Winner based solely on the Creativity criteria listed herein. Prize awarded is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. The one (1) Entry with the highest score will be deemed the potential Winner.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential Winner will be notified by telephone, Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook message, mail and/or email on or about March 7, 2018 and will be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law) which must include potential Winner’s social security number for tax reporting purposes, within forty eight (48) hours following the date of notification of winning. Failure to execute and return the requested documentation within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential Winner, or noncompliance with these Official Rules by potential Winner will result in disqualification and, at Sponsor’s discretion, the prize may be awarded to a runner-up. If any potential Winner is an eligible minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on Winner set forth herein.
Any and all taxes on the Prize, and any other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the Prize not explicitly stated herein as being awarded are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner, including but not limited to, any applicable registration, title and license fees and other costs incurred in claiming or using the Prize. All Prize details are at the sole discretion of Sponsor.
PRIZE (1): There shall be one (1) Winner during the Contest Period who shall receive the following: A trip for Winner and one (1) guest to the 2018 Bassmaster Classic from March 15-19, 2018 in Greenville, SC at Lake Hartwell (“Classic”). Trip package includes: Two (2) reserved seats to the Classic from March 16-18, 2018 for Winner and guest; a meet and greet with professional anglers at Classic; access to join Yamaha on stage at weigh in at Classic. If Winner and/or guests reside more than five hundred (500) miles from Classic, Sponsor shall include roundtrip coach class air transportation from one (1) major U.S. gateway airport closest to Winner's and/or guests home (as determined by Sponsor) to the airport closest to Classic, with return travel from same location. If Winner and/or guests resides between three hundred (300) miles and four hundred ninety nine (499) miles from Classic, Sponsor shall include roundtrip bus transportation from closest major bus station to Winner’s and/or guests home to bus station closest to Classic (as determined by Sponsor), with return travel from the same location; If Winner and/or guests resides two hundred ninety nine (299) miles or less from Classic, then Sponsor shall reimburse Winner and/or guests for mileage at fifty cents (.50) per mile and Winner and/or guests shall use his/her own transportation. Prize also includes two (2) night standard hotel accommodations at a hotel in close proximity to Classic, as determined by Sponsor (one room / double occupancy), including daily breakfast, daily lunch, daily dinner, tax and hotel fees, excluding any other personal charges. Winner may choose to forfeit any elements of prize, but no substitutions or cash equivalent will be provided for prize elements voluntarily forfeited. Sponsor will determine airline, flight itinerary, bus schedule (if applicable) in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight or bus. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and those set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier and bus carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, additional ground transportation, additional meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, personal charges if his/her own transportation is used, security fees, souvenirs, gratuities, luggage fees, federal, state, and local taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of Winner. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Sponsor is not responsible for any delays, postponements or cancellations in which event that portion of the prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except in Sponsor's sole discretion. Winner and guests are solely responsible for his/her own conduct while accepting the prize and agree to comply with all applicable laws and regulations pertaining to use and enjoyment of the prize. Winner and all guests must also sign a Hold Harmless and Release of Liability Form. In the event Sponsor is unable to provide the opportunity for Winner to attend Classic due to cancellation of Classic event, no compensation or substitution for such portion of the prize will be provided; however, the remainder of prize package will be awarded and Sponsor will have no further obligation to Winner. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $3,500.00 (based on airfare option). Actual value may vary based on airfare fluctuations (if applicable), bus transportation or Winner and/or guests transportation and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive the difference between actual and approximate retail value. No substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent of prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. All prize details are at the sole discretion of Sponsor.
INTERNET: In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet Service provider or other entity responsible for assigning email addresses for the service provider. Winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website or other connections, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected communications or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website or any combination thereof. Released Parties (as defined below) are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest.
LICENSE/USE OF ENTRIES: By submitting an Entry, and to the extent allowed by law, you grant the Released Parties a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub licensable, unconditional and transferable license to edit, modify, cut, rearrange, add to, delete from, reproduce, encode, store, modify, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse your Entry, name, photo, and biographical material including, but not limited to, all materials submitted in connection with the Contest in any and all media, throughout the world, and in any manner, for trade, advertising, promotional, commercial, or any other purposes without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation to entrant or any third party.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, SHORTSTACK AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, DEALERSHIPS AND ADVERTISING OR PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, OR AGENTS, OR PRIZE SPONSORS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO ANY PERSON’S COMPUTER RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST, OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING ANY DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING OF MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY YAMAHA WEBPAGE, EMAIL OR SOCIAL MEDIA SITE WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ANY PRIZE WON IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions may not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions.
GENERAL: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest; (b) to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Shortstack and their parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, dealerships and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the foregoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or the acceptance, possession or use or misuse of the prize, including any travel/activity related thereto, and (c) to the use of his/her name, city and state of residence, photograph, voice and/or other likeness and entry for programming, advertising, publicity, trade and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known or discovered (including on Sponsor’s website), worldwide in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. Released Parties are not responsible for: late, lost, garbled, damaged, delayed, inaccurate, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, undeliverable, destroyed, mutilated or stolen entries or other errors or problems of any kind relating to or in connection with the Contest, whether typographical, printing, human, mechanical or otherwise, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prize, the incorrect uploading of a photo, or in any Contest-related materials. Sponsor may disqualify anyone from participating in the Contest (and void all associated entries) or winning the prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that such person is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor’s representatives or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to terminate, modify or suspend any portion of the Contest should virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play or submission of entries of the Contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, select potential Winner from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to time of such impairment or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by the Sponsor.
REQUEST FOR WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the Winner (available after March 8, 2018), send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope by April 30, 2018 to: Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A. Attn: Brad Dreyer, 1270 Chastain Rd. Kennesaw, Georgia 30144.
SPONSOR: Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A., Marine Group, 1270 Chastain Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144.