PRIZE: Having your design featured on Lowell Corporation’s 2023 Decal. Your designs will gain tons of exposure as we will be using the winning design on our website, social media, and distributing these decals at tradeshows and conventions across the country!
Now is the time to submit your artwork to be featured on Lowell’s 2023 Decal!
For the first time ever, Lowell Corporation is accepting art submissions for their 1st Annual Decal Contest for their limited edition 2023 Decals. We plan to offer these limited-edition decals on our website, showcase them on social media, and possibly even distribute them at trade schools, conferences, and trade shows around the country. These decals will be displayed by a number of utility and industrial professionals, contractors, students, and more! There is no limit to where these decals will go!
How to Enter:
- Must be 18+ years, and design a decal/design that captures the essence of Lowell Corporation.
- Follow Lowell Corporation on Facebook.
- Visit our website or follow the link on the contest announcement post to submit your decal artwork using the form on our website.
- Check back on Lowell Corporation’s social media on April 17th, 2023 for the winner’s announcement!
By entering the contest, you agree to the following Terms & Conditions.
|NAME:||Lowell Corporation’s 2023 Decal Submission Contest|
|SPONSOR:||Lowell Corporation, 65 Hartwell St, West Boylston, MA 01583|
|ENTRY PERIOD:||January 9th, 2023 at 12:00:00 A.M. EST and ends on April 1st, 2023, at 11:59:59 P.M. EST|
|WINNER(S):||One (1) winner total. The winner, as determined by voting, will be announced on April 11th, 2023|
|PRIZE(S):||One (1) prize per winner consisting of the following (the “Prize”)|
|1st Place:||The Winner will have their design featured on Lowell Corporation’s Official 2023 Decal. These decals will be distributed to Lowell’s customers, employees, lineman students, and other vendors.|
|HOW TO ENTER:||During the Contest Period, an eligible Contestant may create and submit a decal design that may be used on a Lowell Corporation decal (“Submission”). Each Submission must be entered into the Official Form on the Lowell Corporation website and comply with the guidelines and restrictions as set forth in Section 4 below. A Contestant must be a follower of @LowellCorp on the respective social media platform used to enter the Contest (e.g., Facebook) at the time of entry and continuing until April 11th, 2023 for winner notification purposes to be eligible to win/claim a prize. By entering the Contest, Contestant hereby agrees to the terms and conditions of these Official Terms.|
|ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS:||The Sweepstakes is open to all legal U.S. residents currently residing in the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years or older as of the date of entry. The General Terms and Conditions for this Sweepstakes contain additional requirements and restrictions on entry.|
|SELECTION OF WINNER(S):||Lowell Corporation (or its designee or representative) will select the winner(s) of the Prize(s) in a random drawing from among all entries received during the Entry Period. The odds of winning are based on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Winners will be notified via direct message through Instagram and will have seven (7) days to confirm their Full Legal Name, Mailing Address, and Prize. Winner(s) who do not respond within this timespan will forfeit their prize(s). Lowell Corporation is responsible for any shipping and handling costs associated with the Prize.|
|ADDITIONAL TERMS:||No purchase is required for entry. Making a purchase does not increase your chances of winning.|
TERMS & CONDITIONS
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM A PRIZE. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT IMPACT AN ENTRANT’S OPPORTUNITY TO WIN. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
The 2023 Decal Submission Contest (“Contest”) is sponsored by Lowell Corporation, 65 Hartwell Street, West Boylston, MA 01583, USA (“Sponsor”), and is administered by Worcester Interactive, an independent digital marketing organization, 27 W Mountain Street, Worcester, MA 01606, USA (“Administrator”).
1) CONTEST PERIOD AND BRIEF OVERVIEW:
The Contest begins on January 9th, 2023 at 12:00:00 A.M. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on April 1st, 2023, at 11:59:59 P.M. ET (“Contest Period”). During the Contest Period, an eligible entrant can enter the Contest by following the instructions set forth in Section 3 of these Official Rules. After the Contest Period, there will be a voting period (“Judging Period”) where five (5) semifinalists (“Semifinalists”) will be selected according to the judging criteria set forth in Section
5. The Judging Period will start on April 3rd, 2023, and will end on April 7th, 2023. The winner, as determined by voting, will be announced on April 11th, 2023. Administrator’s computer is the official Contest time-keeping device.
This Contest is open only to legal residents of one of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. (“Entrant” or “Contestant”). Employees of Administrator, contractors or development, production, marketing or distribution of Contest materials, including without limitation, any prizing element, and their respective parent, affiliated, and subsidiary entities and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, “Contest Entities”) and each of their respective immediate family members (i.e., spouse, parent, child, sibling and the “steps” of each) and persons living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Contest. All federal, state and local laws apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. By participating in this Contest, an individual who enters or participates in the Contest agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters pertaining to the Contest.
3) HOW TO ENTER:
During the Contest Period, an eligible Contestant may create and submit a decal design that may be used on a Lowell Corporation decal (“Submission”). Each Submission must be entered into the Official Form on the Lowell Corporation website and comply with the guidelines and restrictions as set forth in Section 4 below. A Contestant must be a follower of @LowellCorp on the respective social media platform used to enter the Contest (e.g., Facebook) at the time of entry and continuing until April 17th, 2023 for winner notification purposes to be eligible to win/claim a prize. By entering the Contest, Contestant hereby agrees to the terms and conditions of these Official Terms.
Entry Limit: Regardless of the method of entry, a Contestant may upload one (1) Submission per day during the Contest Period. A Contestant may only submit the same Submission once during the Contest Period. For purposes of this Contest, a “day” starts at 12:00 A.M. ET and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. ET on a calendar day.
4) SUBMISSION GUIDELINES & RESTRICTIONS:
- Must follow the instructions and comply with these Official Rules;
- Photographs must be in one of the following file formats: .JPG, .JPEG, or .PNG.
- Must comply with the respective social media platform’s Terms of Service;
- Must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including, but not limited to, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, including copyright infringement (including, but not limited to logos (manufacturer or carrier), trade names, or patented features);
- Must not disparage Sponsor, Administrator, or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Contest;
- Must not in any way mention, refer, or otherwise allude to the name, logo, or trademark of any entity, individual, product, or brand other than those of Sponsor and its brands;
- Must not contain an image or artwork that is not the original work of the contestant;
- Must not promote any cause other than the Contest theme;
- Must not include personally identifiable information, including but not limited to phone numbers;
- Must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, lewd, pornographic, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous, or libelous (as determined by Sponsor at Sponsor’s sole discretion);
- Must not contain, facilitate, reference, or use material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred, or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, ethnicity, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, political orientation, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, or age (as determined by Sponsor at Sponsor’s sole discretion);
- Must not contain any viruses, spyware, malware, or other malicious components that are designed to harm the functionality of a computer in any way;
- Must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where Submission is created.
NOTE: By submitting a Submission, each Contestant agrees that his or her Submission conforms to the Submission Guidelines and Restrictions set forth above and that Sponsor or Administrator may, at its sole and absolute discretion, disqualify him or her from the Contest if Sponsor decides that his or her Submission fails to conform to such requirements or any other provision of these Official Rules.
Each Contestant further agrees to release and hold harmless Contest Entities from any and all claims that any advertising subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of Sponsor infringes contestant’s rights with regard to any Submission. Although each Submission will be reviewed by the Sponsor before being judged, posted or published, the posting or publication of a Submission does not mean the Submission has been deemed to be in compliance with these Official Rules. Any Submission that does not comply with these Official Rules or that otherwise contains prohibited or inappropriate content as determined by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, will be disqualified, and if posted on the Website or any websites related to this Contest, removed there from.
Licenses: Entering a Submission constitutes Contestant’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish or create derivative works from and display the Submission in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, Contestant will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the nonexclusive rights contestant is granting to use the Submission. This license expressly includes a right (but not the obligation) for Sponsor to modify submissions to remove any third-party intellectual property. Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, or alter the Submission for any purpose which Sponsor deems necessary or desirable, and each Contestant irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights they may have therein. Each Contestant hereby acknowledges that such Contestant does not reserve any rights in or to the Submission.
Sponsor grants Contestants a limited, revocable, non-sublicensable license to use Sponsor’s name, product, trademarks and logos (collectively, “Sponsor’s IP”) for the sole purpose of entering this Contest. Contestants are not permitted to make any further use of Sponsor’s IP for any purpose whatsoever. In addition, contestants recognize that all rights, titles and interests in Sponsor’s IP shall vest exclusively to the Sponsor, and Contestant agrees that he or she has not and will not take any action that might harm or adversely affect such rights. No rights, titles or interests in and to the Sponsor’s IP, except for the limited license granted to Contestant in these Official Rules, are transferred or created. Each Contestant further acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor’s IP rights are valid and enforceable, and that Contestant shall do nothing to challenge the validity or enforceability of Sponsor’s IP in any forum. Contestants agree that the use of Sponsor’s IP is permitted only for the purpose of making a submission in this Contest, and that any use of Sponsor’s IP (whether in the Submission or otherwise) beyond this scope infringes the rights of Sponsor and will result in irreparable harm to Sponsor.
5) JUDGING & WINNER SELECTION:
During the Judging Period, all eligible entries received during the Contest Period will be judged by a qualified panel of judges selected from the Sponsor’s marketing and brand teams (“Judges”). The Judges will score each eligible Submission according to the following weighted judging criteria: (1) “Originality” – 25%, (2) “Creativity” – 25%, (3) “Relevance to Contest Theme” – 25% and (4) “Public Appeal” – 25%. The five (5) Contestants with the highest score from the Judges will be deemed the potential semifinalists. The Contestants may only have one (1) Submission that qualifies him or her as the potential winner. The semifinalists will have their designs voted on by Lowell Corporation’s Facebook following. The design with the highest number of votes will be declared the Grand Prize Winner. If there is a tie, then the Submission with the highest score in criteria (1) above will be declared to be the potential Grand Prize Winner. If there is still a tie, then the tied Submissions will be re-judged and the Contestant whose Submission receives the highest score will be declared to be the potential Grand Prize Winner. In no event will there be more than one (1) Grand Prize Winner. The winner is deemed a potential winner subject to verification of his/her eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
Grand Prize (1): The prize is having your design featured on Lowell Corporation’s 2023 Decal. These decals will be distributed to customers, students, and other audiences. (terms and conditions apply).
Prize Conditions: Prize is non-transferable, non-assignable and no substitution, exchange or cash equivalent will be allowed, except by Sponsor at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize may not be redeemed for cash, nor may they be transferred or offered for sale or auction, and can be substituted only, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, with prize of equal or greater value. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Any portion of the prize not accepted by a winner will be forfeited, and the Sponsor and Contest Entities shall not be responsible for any inability of winner to accept or use any portion of a prize for any reason. All applicable federal, state, local taxes, and all other fees, costs, expenses and charges not specifically identified in these Official Rules as a prize element, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.
7) HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE:
On April 11th, 2023, the potential Grand Prize Winner will be sent an email notification with instructions on how to claim the prize which includes, without limitation, providing the winning design image to Sponsor’s designee any executing any other requested documents within the time period requested in the notification. The prize must be claimed by April 14th, 2023 or, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, the prize may be forfeited and awarded to the contestant whose Submission received the next highest score from the Judges as set forth in Section 5.
8) NO OBLIGATION TO USE:
Sponsor shall have no obligation (express or implied) to use any Submission, or to otherwise exploit any Submission or, if commenced, to continue the distribution or exploitation thereof, and Sponsor may at any time abandon the use of any Submission for any reason, with or without legal justification or excuse, and participants shall not be entitled to any damages or other relief by reason thereof.
9) NATURE OR RELATIONSHIP/WAIVER OF EQUITABLE RELIEF:
Each Contestant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the Contestant and the Sponsor and Contest Entities is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship, and that the Contestant’s decision to provide the Contestant’s Submission to Sponsor for purposes of the Contest does not place the Sponsor or Contest Entities in a position that is any different from the position held by members of the general public with regard to elements of the Contestant’s Submission. Each Contestant understands and acknowledges that the Sponsor and Contest Entities have wide access to ideas, stories, designs, and other literary materials, and that new ideas and designs are constantly being submitted to it or being developed by their own employees and agents. Each Contestant also acknowledges that many, ideas, designs or photos may be competitive with, similar or identical to the Submission and/or each other in theme, idea, format or other respects. Each Contestant acknowledges and agrees that such Contestant will not be entitled to any compensation as a result of any Sponsor or Contest Entity’s use of any such similar or identical material.
10) DATES & DEADLINES/ANTICIPATED NUMBER OF ENTRANTS:
Because of the unique nature and scope of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, in addition to those other rights reserved herein, to modify any date(s) or deadline(s) set forth in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise governing the Contest. Sponsor cannot accurately predict the number of Entrants who will participate in the Contest.
11) FURTHER DOCUMENTATION:
If Sponsor shall desire to secure additional assignments, certificates of engagement for the Submission or other documents as Sponsor may reasonably require in order to effectuate the purposes and intents of these Terms and Conditions, then each participant agrees to sign the same upon Sponsor’s request therefore.
12) LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
By participating in this Contest, Contestants agree that the Sponsor, Contest Entities, Facebook, and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies, website providers, Web masters and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, designees and agents (“Released Parties”) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, postage due or undeliverable email notifications or postal mail; or for any computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections or availability; or garbled, corrupt or jumbled transmissions, service provider/Internet/Page/usenet accessibility, availability or traffic congestion; or any technical, mechanical, printing, or typographical or other error; or unauthorized human intervention; or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of registration information; or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. The Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by any Page users, tampering, hacking or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, technical error, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to the Page or any Contest-related website(s). The Released Parties are not responsible for any injury or damage, whether personal or property, to participants or to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Contest and/or accepting a prize. The Released Parties shall not be responsible or liable for entries that are entered by any automated computer, program, mechanism or device, for any entries in excess of the stated limit or for entries that are late, forged, lost, misplaced, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules, and all such entries may, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, be disqualified.
If, for any reason, a Submission is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed, corrupted or for any other reason not accepted as a Submission in the Contest, the Contestant’s sole remedy is to enter the Contest again to upload another Submission. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and/or proceed with the Contest, including the selection of the prize winner in a manner it deems fair and reasonable, including the selection of prize winners from among eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension.
By entering the Contest, each Contestant agrees: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules and by all applicable laws and by the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator, which shall be binding and final; (ii) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (iii) to waive all of his or her rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against any of the Released Parties in connection with the Contest; and (iv) to forever and irrevocably agree to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of action, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liability, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable outside attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) the Contest, including, but not limited to, any Contest-related activity or element thereof, and the Contestant’s entries, participation or inability to participate in the Contest; (b) the violation of any third-party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights; (c) typographical or printing errors in these Official Rules or any Contest materials; (d) acceptance, attendance at, receipt, travel related to, participation in, delivery of, possession, defects in, use, nonuse, misuse, inability to use, loss, damage, destruction, negligence or willful misconduct in connection with the use of a prize (or any component thereof); (e) any change in the prizing (or any components thereof) due to unavailability or due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control, including, but not limited to, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not such action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened or actual terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot or any other cause beyond any of the Released Parties’ control, or as otherwise permitted in these Official Rules; (f) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation or modification of the Contest; (g) human error; (h) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any part of any entry (including, without limitation, the registration information or any parts thereof); (i) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of the Page or any telephone network, computer system, computer online system, mobile device, computer timing and/or dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, Internet service provider, or mail service utilized by any of the Released Parties or by an contestant; (j) interruption of or inability to access the Contest, the Page or any other Contest-related website(s) or any online service via the Internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems; (k) any damage to contestant’s (or any third person’s) equipment used to access the Contest and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Contest; (l) any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions; (m) any late, lost, stolen, mutilated, misdirected, delayed, garbled, corrupted, destroyed, incomplete, undeliverable or damaged entries; (n) any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties; (o) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed prizing (or any element thereof); or (p) the negligence or willful misconduct by Contestant.
Without limiting the foregoing, everything regarding this Contest, including the Page and prize components, are 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 exclusions of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusions of implied warranties, so some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply. Check local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions.
14) PUBLICITY RIGHTS:
By participating in the Contest and/or accepting the prize, each Contestant agrees to allow Sponsor and/or Sponsor’s designee the perpetual right to use his or her name, biographical information, photos, videos, entries, and/or likeness, and statements for Contest, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, including live television, worldwide, including, but not limited to, on the World Wide Web and Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation except where prohibited by law.
Any attempted form of participation in this Contest other than as described herein is void. If it is discovered or suspected, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, that a Contestant has registered, entered or attempted to register or enter more than once using multiple Facebook accounts, email addresses, identities, proxy servers or like methods, all of that Contestant’s entries may be declared null and void, and that Contestant may be ineligible to win a prize. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of prize winners, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address used to register for the Contest or, where applicable, associated with the Facebook account used to submit the entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right to disqualify any individual found, in Sponsor’s or Administrator’s sole discretion, to be tampering with the operation of the Contest, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike manner or with the intent to disrupt the normal operation of a Contest. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third-party or like methods to participate in the Contest may void any attempted participation effected by such methods and the disqualification of the individual utilizing the same. CAUTION AND WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, THE PAGE OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT.
PERMITTED BY LAW. All entries and/or materials submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. In the event of any conflict with any Contest details contained in these Official Rules and Contest details contained in any Contest promotional materials (including, but not limited to, point of sale, television and print advertising,
promotional packaging and other promotional media), the details of the Contest as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.
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