Transitions® lenses Must See Moments Photo Contest Official Rules
” The Transitions: Must See Moments”
The Transitions: Must See Moments contest is sponsored by
Magazine, publication of Bonnier Corporation.
ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: *Popular Science magazines will fly the Grand Prize
winner and one guest to attend a Domestic Mentor Series Trek taking place
between August 2013 and February 2014. Approx. $5,200
ONE (1) RUNNER UP: *Popular Science magazines will fly the Grand Prize
winner and one guest to attend the 2014 King of Wake competition. $3,450
* Popular Science will make hotel and flight arrangements for winner and guest.
The Grand and Runner Up Prizes are non-transferrable and if winner cannot
attend the prize will be forfeited.
All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply; void where prohibited.
: No fee required to enter. The Contest is open only to individuals,
eighteen (18) years or older at time of entry, who are legal residents of the United
States. Employees of Bonnier Corporation and its parent companies, subsidiaries
or agents, their immediate families (defined as parents, children, siblings, spouse
and grandparents) and those domiciled with any of the foregoing are not eligible.
This contest will be open from
April 15 to August 20, 2013. To enter
electronically, visit our website at http://www.popsci.com/transitionscontest2013.
All information provided by entrant must be complete, true and correct.
Submissions to the Contest must be received by midnight on August 20, 2013
in order to be eligible; entries received after that date will be deemed ineligible to
win. All submitted entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be
acknowledged or returned; Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, inaccurate,
incomplete, damaged, illegible, or misdirected entries. Each entry must be
submitted on an individual basis (i.e., no team, joint, or corporate entries) and all
components of the entry must be the original creation of the submitting
participant. Only non-commercial work may be submitted. Entries may not
contain profanity, nudity, pornographic images, violent images, anti-competition
messages, illegal material, or material that violates the rights of third parties.
Entries may not include confidential information, trade secrets, trademarks or
copyrighted material belonging to any person or entity other than the participant
absent a suitable license or permission agreement (proof of which is required).
Entries containing any forbidden matter or material otherwise deemed by
Sponsor to be inappropriate will be disqualified. Online entries will be deemed
submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at
time of entry.
This contest is free to enter.
File Specifications: submissions should be in JPEG format. Your JPEG
compression must be set to maximum image quality.
In Photoshop, save your file via Save As, select JPEG for your image type and
put the quality slider all the way to the right to 12.
The judging will be done in two stages. The
Popular Science staff will do the
initial stage and the second stage will be done by a Transitions. Entries will be
judged equally on creativity, technical expertise and aesthetic value. The
decisions of the judges are final and binding in all respects.
Judging will be completed by August 27, 2013 and potential winners will be
notified by phone on or before September 3, 2013. Potential winners will be
required to sign and return a sworn Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and
Publicity Release. If required documentation is not returned within seven (7)
business days of notification, or if notification is returned as undeliverable, any
prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.
: There will be one – (1) for Grand Prize winner and one – (1)
Runner Up for the overall contest. The Grand Prize winners’ photo will appear in
the November issue of
Popular Science magazine. Prizes will be awarded within
sixty-days (60) after winner verification. No prize substitution or transfer is
permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or
greater value for any reason. All taxes and any other incidental expenses on
Prizes are the sole responsibility of each winner.
GENERAL RULES & LIMITATIONS
: By entering, you represent that: (i) your
entry is your own original work; and (ii) you own or have the rights to convey any
and all right and title in any material submitted as part of your entry into the
Contest. By entering, you grant to Sponsor a non-exclusive, worldwide, royaltyfree
license to edit, publish, promote, republish at any time in the future and
otherwise use your submission, along with your name and likeness, in any and
all media for any purpose, without further permission, notice or compensation
(except where prohibited by law). By participating in the Contest, you agree to
release Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees,
directors, officers, and agents from any and all liability, claims or actions of any
kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which
may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, possession, use, or
misuse of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware or
software failures, or other errors or problems which may occur in connection with
the Contest, whether computer, network, technical, mechanical, typographical,
printing, human 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 prizes, in any Contestrelated
materials, or that may limit prize fulfillment or a participant's ability to
enter the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to amend these official rules and
to permanently disqualify from the Contest any person it believes has
intentionally violated these official rules.
: By entering, you agree that the information you provide may be sent
to promotional partners of the Sponsor. You may be contacted by the Sponsor
and/or promotional partners with future promotional offers. Information provided
by you to participate in this Contest is subject to the privacy policies of the