Draw the Paws Contest Rules


NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

1. Eligibility
The MamaBear App “Draw The Paws” Contest (the Sweepstakes) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of MamaBear App and other companies associated with the promotion of the Sweepstakes, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as immediate family (spouses, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations.

2. Sponsor
The Sweepstakes is sponsored by GeoWaggle LLC dba “MamaBear App”, located at 5706 Benjamin Center Dr, Ste 103, Tampa, FL 33634.

3. Agreement to Official Rules
Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrants full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

4. Sweepstakes Period
The Sweepstakes begins October 10, 2013 at 9a.m. EST and ends October 30, 2013 at 12am EST (the Sweepstakes period). Entries that are submitted before or after the Sweepstakes Period will be automatically disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Sweepstakes using the following method: Online Sweepstakes.

The Sweepstakes Period will be broken out in two different portions.
Portion A/Submission of Draw The Paws Photos: 10/10/2013 – 10/22/2013.
During this time period, consumers are invited to draw their version of the MamaBear signature paw print in a public place (where such drawing is legally permissible and which does not violate laws or ordinances or place the participant or others in danger) and take a photo of the creation. Submit by uploading the photo on the MamaBear App FB page or posting it on your own social media site (FB, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, & Google+ only) with the hashtag – #drawthepaws. If you post it to your social media site, be sure your page is public, so it is searchable. If you prefer not to make your social media site public, then post it to the MamaBear App FaceBook page to enter the contest. An alternative method is to send your photo entry via email to DrawThePaws@MamaBearApp.com.

During this same time period, there will be a second opportunity for consumers to win ITunes Gift Cards. The Sponsor will upload all the photos on the MamaBear App Draw the Paws Pinterest Board as they are received. To enter, follow the MamaBear App Pinterest boards (including the Draw the Paws board) and re-pin a Draw The Paws photo. Randomly selected photos will receive instant win ITunes gift cards. You must include the hashtag #drawthepaws to be eligible to win. Instant win gift card prize winners will be notified via communication on Pinterest.

Once this period closes, an evaluation will take place by the Sponsor, on 10/23/2013, to select via judging the 3 finalists. Judging will be based on creativity, location/placement of the artwork in a public place and following the parameters of the contest as set forth in these rules.

Portion B/Voting on the 3 Photo Finalists by Consumers: 10/24/2013 – 10/30/2013. During this final phase of the contest, the 3 chosen photos will be posted on the MamaBear App Facebook site for the public to vote on their favorite.

The Grand Prize Winner will be announced 11/1/2013 on the MamaBear App Facebook site in a post.

5. How To Enter
These methods of entry will be available:
1. Submit the photos by posting it on your own social media site (FB, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, & Google+ only) with the hashtag – #drawthepaws.
2. Upload the photo on the MamaBear App FB page at www.facebook.com/MamaBearApp and following the instructions.
3. Send an entry via email to DrawthePaws@MamaBearApp.com.

Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

6. Prize Drawing
On or about November 1, 2013, the Sponsor will announce the potential winner in a Facebook post based on the voting totals. The odds of being selected depend upon the number of votes received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via Facebook post on or about November 1, 2013. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternative potential winner based on the voting totals.

7. Winner Notification
The potential winner will be notified by Facebook post, email or phone. The potential Grand Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign the Declaration of Compliance on the potential winner’s behalf and fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules; and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternative winner based on the voting totals. Prizes will be fulfilled within approximately 3-6 weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.

8. Prizes
Grand Prize (1) – 1 Apple 5C IPhone Gift Certificate valued at $549.
(15) Instant Win $10 ITunes Gift Cards – total value $150.

Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Sponsor, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law.  Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize(s) which are not specifically provided for in the official rules.  Each winner must provide the Sponsor with valid identification.

9. General Conditions
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Sweepstakes is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best confirms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Sweepstakes and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in any unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by the law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

10. Release and Limitations of Liability
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Sweepstakes, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network , server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human printing or typographical errors; (d) applications downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries, applications or downloads or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, receipt, misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorneys fees. Released parties are also no 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 Sweepstakes. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

11. Consumer Created Content
Since the entry for the contest includes creative material (photo/creative design, artwork) from the participant, by submitting your entry: (1) you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will not place the contest sponsors or their agents under any fiduciary or other obligation, that the Sponsor is free to disclose the ideas on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you;  (2) you acknowledge that, by acceptance of your submission, the Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to sponsor, or developed by their employees, or obtained from sources other than you; (3) you are verifying that you are the owner and producer of the submitted material and that no third party ownership rights exist to any material submitted, and (4) you are hereby granting the Sponsor a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right and license to use, publish, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed and promote such content in any form, in all media now known or hereinafter created, anywhere in the world, for any purpose. BY SUBMITTING ANY CONTENT, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER CONTENT MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITE, AT SPONSOR’S DISCRETION.  Content: (a) must comply with these Official Rules and any Terms of Service on the Sponsor website; (b) must be provided through the format specified and must comply with the posting requirements set forth above and as posted online. By accepting a prize, the winner agrees that his or her content will be deemed a Work Made For Hire under the Copyright laws of the United States, but if it cannot be so deemed, then the winner irrevocably assigns and transfers to Sponsor all of his/her right, title and interest in and to his/her content (Recipe). Sponsor reserves the right to alter, change or modify the winning content, in its sole discretion.

12. Disputes
Except where [prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Florida. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Florida.

13. Privacy / Publicity; Use of Personal Information
Information collected from entrants is subject to sponsor’s privacy policy. Sponsor will not share any information with third parties. By participating, where allowed by law, all winner(s) grant the Sponsor exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, where allowed by law, participants agree that the Sponsor may use such information for marketing purposes, and may include the names of winners in a publicly available winners’ list.

14. FaceBook Disclaimer
By entering and participating, entrant agrees to hold harmless, defend and indemnify Facebook from and against any and all claims, demands, liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), losses, costs or expenses, with respect to or arising out of or related to (a) entrant’s participation in the Sweepstake, or (b) entrant’s participation in any Prize related activities, acceptance of a Prize and/or use or misuse of a Prize (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s). By entering this sweepstakes you are providing your information to Mr. Empanada, not Facebook. This sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with, Facebook.

15. Winner List
To request the name of the winner, send a self addressed, stamped envelope to Marshall Advertising, 341 South Plant Avenue, Tampa, Florida, 33606. Winner list requests will only be accepted after the promotion end date (listed in the rules). For the Winner List, you may also send an email to contact@marshalladvertising.com.


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