Preakness Looks contest rules

March 22, 2013


The Preakness Looks Contest ("Contest") starts at 7 a.m. (ET) on May 8, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (ET) on May 20, 2013 ("Contest Period"). This Contest shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, each entrant agrees to abide and be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges and and The Baltimore Sun Company ("Sponsor").

1) Eligibility: This Contest is open to legal U.S. residents residing in Maryland, the District of Columbia, or York County, Pennsylvania who are 18 years and older as of the first day of the Contest Period. Employees (and their immediate family members (defined as spouse, parents, siblings or children) or household members (whether or not related)) of The Baltimore Sun Company ("Sponsor") and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, prize providers, promotion and delivery contractors and/or public relations companies associated with this Contest, are not eligible to participate. A potential winner may be requested to provide proof that all eligibility requirements are met as well as proof of ownership of the email address associated with the winning entry. Void where prohibited and outside above-listed areas. This Contest shall be governed and enforced pursuant to Maryland law, excluding choice of law provisions.

2) How to Enter: During the Contest Period, create a Pinterest board as your entry into the contest. "Repin" the photo explaining contest entry procedures to your board using "#PreaknessLooks" in the caption field. Then, begin "pinning" your Preakness look to the board in order to create your entry. Boards must have at least one item to be entered in the contest. Incomplete entries will be disqualified, and Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, deleted, garbled, corrupted, misdelivered, or misdirected. All entries must be received by the close of the Contest Period. The computer clock of Sponsor's webmaster is the official timekeeping device of the Contest. Limit one entry per person; duplicate entries from the same person will be disqualified. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Sponsor not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind. The use of automated or third party software or web site to register and/or play is prohibited. By entering, you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook. All received entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

3) Winners and Notification: On or about May 20, 2013, judges from The Baltimore Sun will judge entries based on how well they reflect the "best Preakness look." The decision of the judges is final. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. Sponsor will make all final decisions in any and all issues related to this Contest, and its decisions shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will attempt to contact potential winners by email and phone. A winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing from among all remaining entries if: (a) a winner does not claim his or her prize within 24 hours of the first notification attempt; (b) a winner does not fulfill the eligibility requirements; (c) a winner does not adhere to the Official Rules; and/or (d) if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, refused, or declined.

4) Prizes and Delivery: 1 Grand Prize: Two (2) tickets and one (1) parking pass for Kenny Chesney's concert at FedExField in Landover, MD, on May 25, 2013.

Each winner is solely responsible for any applicable federal, state and local taxes in connection with winner's prize. Prize substitutions are not allowed, and prize is not transferable. Only Sponsor may elect, at its discretion, to substitute a prize of greater or equal value due to lack of availability for any given reason. Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All expenses not specifically provided for herein are the responsibility of the prize winner. Properly claimed prizes will be awarded, but in no event will Sponsor award more prizes than are provided for in these Official Rules. Prize may be picked up at the Baltimore Sun offices at 501 North Calvert Street, Baltimore between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Failure to pick up tickets within a week of notification will result in forfeiture of prize.

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