YOU’RE GOLDEN PHOTO CONTEST
Enter to win prizes including: $200, $300, and $500 shopping gift cards, NEURO Style Irons Tools, and a trip to LA to participate with the JPMS artistic team on an exclusive Paul Mitchell photo shoot. The approximate value of your trip is based upon individual air fare and transportation costs. To win, submit a photo of your original prom or wedding look creation. You can also win a chance to receive a $25 gift card just by participating in voting. Your chance of winning the $25 gift cards is by random drawing from all eligible voting entries, 3 $25 gift cards will be awarded. Enter the contest by uploading your photo to Instagram using the hashtag #PMTSgolden between March 30, 2015 and April 19, 2015. Voting will take place at paulmitchell.edu/golden, and the entries with the most votes win. A panel of PMAE top educators will also select a series of winners based on 50% creativity and 50% originality. The winners will be announced through the website and PMAE’s social media accounts on May 11, 2015. Only currently enrolled Future Professionals may enter. Only US residences at least 18 years of age may vote. See Official Rules.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. All entries must be submitted by Future Professionals who are currently enrolled at a Paul Mitchell School to be eligible to win.
Voting is open to legal U.S. residents at least 18 years of age who reside in and who are physically located in the continental United States (excluding its territories and possessions). Employees, agents or officers of Paul Mitchell Advanced Education (“PMAE”) or any entity involved in the development, production, implementation and distribution of the Contest, including any advertising or promotion agency, supplier of prizes for the Contest, parent company, service provider, subsidiary or affiliate of any such entity or any other entity directly associated with the Contest (hereinafter the "Contest Entities") or any member of the immediate family of and/or person living in the same household as such person, are ineligible to enter the Contest. The contest is void where prohibited by law. We reserve the right to remove photos that do not meet the requirements and/or are deemed inappropriate or unlawful.
By entering, entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges and these Official Rules and to comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. PMAE, and those working for or on behalf of PMAE, will not be responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged or postage due mail or e-mail, or for Internet, computer hardware and software, phone and other technical errors, malfunctions and delays. Entries that are mutilated, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, forged, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules are also void. Entries will be void if PMAE deems it to be patently offensive or if it contains profanity, violence or nudity, or which, in the judgment of its attorneys, might subject PMAE or its licensees to unfavorable regulatory action, violate any law, infringe the rights of any Person, or subject PMAE or its Licensees to liability for any reason.
PMAE reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Contest as solely determined by the company. In the event the Contest is compromised by tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Contest, PMAE reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest. Should the Contest be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, PMAE reserves the right to award prizes based on the entries received before the termination date.
Each photo submission must be wholly original and created entirely the entrant, and it must not incorporate or include anything that is owned by any third party, and your submission must not violate any law or the copyright, trademark, publicity right, privacy right or any other right of any third party.
How to Enter:
Future Professionals will submit photo(s) of their look(s) through their Instagram account using the hashtag #PMTSgolden. Please note that their photo will only be eligible for entry if the account is set to public, and if the model featured in the entry has signed the “You’re Golden Consent Form” provided by their school.
There are three ways to win: photos that get the most votes, photos selected by the PMAE panel of judges (based on creativity and originality), and those who participate in voting (see judging criteria below).
Photos and votes will be accepted starting 12:00 AM PST on March 30, 2015. The contest ends at 11:59 PM PST on April 19, 2015. Winners will be announced May 11, 2015 through Paul Mitchell’s social media accounts and website.
Future Professional Contest Prize(s):
From April 20 – May 1, one Grand Prize winner and ten Judges Choice winners will be selected by a panel of Paul Mitchell School top educators. Entries selected by the top educators will be judged based on the quality of the style. The entries with the three highest votes will be finalized at the end of the contest, April 19 at 11:59 PM.
The Grand Prize:
On January 1, 2013, one (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected by a panel of Paul Mitchell School top educators for a trip to Los Angeles, California to work on a photo shoot with John Paul Mitchell Systems. The trip includes one round trip airfare to Los Angeles, lodging for two nights, and $200.00 spending money. The value of the Grand Prize is approximately $1,500.00, but it will vary due to the difference in airfare travel costs. Taxes, fees and all other charges, if any, are the sole responsibility of Winner(s). International entrants will be responsible for all passport and visa requirements of their country and the U.S. at their sole expense.
Winners may be eligible to have their picture posted to any Paul Mitchell School web or social Internet site if Paul Mitchell Schools decides in its sole discretion to post such picture(s) selected by Paul Mitchell Schools, but Paul Mitchell Schools is under no obligation to use the winning entries for any purpose. By accepting the prize, each winner releases and discharges Paul Mitchell Schools, affiliated companies and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents from any liability or damage due in whole or in part to the award, acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize or from participation in this Contest. Prizes are not redeemable for cash or substitutable for any other item by Winner. Paul Mitchell Schools reserves the right to substitute a comparable prize of like or greater value for any prize, or to pay
Winner a cash equivalent (the value of which shall be determined by Paul Mitchell School in its sole discretion) for any reason.
Highest Votes– (3) Winners
1st place = $500 shopping gift card
2nd Place = $300 shopping gift card
3rd Place = $200 shopping gift card
Judges Choice Winners – (10) Winners
10 Neuro Style Irons, compliments of John Paul Mitchell Systems.
Selection of Winner(s)/Prize(s)
Friends, family, and fans of Future Professionals are welcome to vote on their favorite You’re Golden entry on paulmitchell.edu/goldencontest to determine the “Highest Votes” prizes between 8:00 AM PST March 30, 2015 and 11:59 PM PST April 19, 2015. A panel of Paul Mitchell top educators will select Judges Choice Prizes and the Grand Prize based on creativity and originality. Entries can take up to 48 hours to go through the moderation process. Entries must be received by April 19, 2015 to qualify. The entries with the top 3 most votes as of 11:59 PM PST on April 19, 2015 will be deemed prize-winners. PURCHASING VOTES IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.
Judges Choice Selection: The PMAE panel of judges will select ten (10) winning contestants and one (1) Grand Prize-winner at its sole discretion. Contest entries will be judged on the following criteria:
- The overall prom and/or wedding look’s creativity and originality (50% creativity, 50% originality)
- Both models and/or doll heads may be used. Models must sign the “You’re Golden Consent Form” which are provided the school.
If, for reasons beyond the Sponsor’s control (including, but not limited to, tampering or computer virus infection), the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, the Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest, without liability. All taxes (including, but not limited to, income taxes) are the sole responsibility of the Winners. Prize Winners (and parent(s) or guardian(s) of prize winners under 21) may be required to execute (and have notarized) an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and Copyright Ownership Agreement, and/or a Publicity Release (the "Affidavit/Release") which must be returned to and received by Sponsor within five (5) days from Winner’s receipt of the Affidavit/Release. Winners will also be required to send a copy of their passport, driver’s license or birth certificate as proof of age and residency. Non-compliance with any of these requirements may result in disqualification, in which case an alternate winner may be chosen. Return of prize, prize notification or Affidavit/Release as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. All entrants agree to comply fully with each provision in these Official Rules. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Contest and any person who does not comply with these Official Rules will be ineligible for any prize(s) and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
All winners will be announced May 11, 2015 on Paul Mitchell School’s social media and website.
Winners will be contacted via Direct Message on Instagram. Winners may also be notified by telephone, mail, overnight courier and/or e-mail, and will be required to provide a copy of a valid driver’s license or photo identification. The identification provided must be identical to the information provided in Winner's Entry or the Winner may be disqualified. If a Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize, fails to return the completed and executed documents required above, if a prize is returned as undeliverable or if a Winner fails to comply with any of the provisions of these rules, such Winner's prize will be forfeited. If a prize is unclaimed or forfeited, an alternate winner will be selected in PMAE’s discretion. In the event of a tie, the winner will be chosen at random by PMAE.
Winners may be eligible to have their picture posted to any PMAE web or social Internet site if PMAE decides in its sole discretion to post such picture(s) selected by PMAE, but PMAE is under no obligation to use the winning Entries for any purpose. By accepting the prize, each Winner releases and discharges PMAE, affiliated companies and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents from any liability or damage due in whole or in part.
Our Right to Use Your Work and Information
(a) Entries and other submitted material become the property of PMAE and will not be acknowledged or returned. By submitting an Entry: (a) you represent and warrant that your Entry is wholly original and/or you have complete consent to use any third party information and your Entry does not violate any copyright, trademark, publicity right, privacy right or any other right of any third party. Entrant is solely responsible for any use of third party images, likeness or information and will not hold PMAE responsible for any redistribution of materials;(b) you agree that your Entry shall be a “work made for hire,” with all rights therein, including, without limitation, the exclusive copyright being the property of PMAE; and (c) in the event that your Entry is considered not to be a “work made for hire,” you irrevocably assign to PMAE all right, title and interest in your Entry (including, without limitation, the copyright) in any and all media whether now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, anywhere in the world, with the right to make any and all uses thereof, including, without limitation, for purposes of advertising or trade.
(b) By submitting an Entry, you grant to PMAE and its affiliated companies the right, except where prohibited by law, to use your name, likeness, picture, address (city and state), e-mail address, biographical information, submission/Entry and written or oral statements for advertising and promotional purposes in promoting or publicizing PMAE and its products or services, without compensation unless required by law. You shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation, and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based on invasion of privacy, defamation or right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, alteration or use in composite form of your name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), e-mail address, biographical information or entry. The rights granted under this paragraph shall extend to PMAE and its affiliated companies with respect to all Entrants in the Contest, including those Entrants who are selected as Winners and those Entrants who are not selected as Winners. PMAE is under no obligation to use the winning Entries for any purpose.
(c) The information that you provide in connection with the Contest may be used for PMAE’ internal purposes and to send you PMAE’ newsletters and other information about PMAE and its affiliates, but it will not be provided to third parties without your consent, except as necessary for the administration of the Contest or as required by law or legal process. If you would like your name removed from PMAE’ mailing lists or if you do not wish to receive PMAE newsletters, write to Big Night Out Contest C/O Paul Mitchell Advanced Education 2900 Bristol Street, H-101 Costa Mesa, CA 92626.
Issues of Law
All Federal, state and local laws and regulations are applicable. THE CALIFORNIA COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE CONTEST AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA SHALL GOVERN THE CONTEST. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THOSE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS. The Contest is void where restricted or prohibited by law.
How to Get More Information.
(a) To obtain a list of prize winners, go to paulmitchell.edu/golden on May 11, 2015. Questions regarding the Contest can be directed by mail to the Big Night Out Contest C/O Paul Mitchell Advance Education 2900 Bristol Street, H-101 Costa Mesa, CA 92626.
(b) Copies of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Big Night Out Contest C/O Paul Mitchell Advance Education 2900 Bristol Street, H-101 Costa Mesa, CA 92626. Requests for Official Rules must be received by April 19, 2015. All times and dates in these Official Rules are Pacific Standard Time.
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This contest is not in any manner sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram (include if using). Becoming a fan of the Sponsor on Instagram does not constitute an entry into the contest.
This contest and any entry received on or after April 19, 2015 are null and void, even if the contest is still posted on the website.
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