HAPPY HOLIDAYS! RESCUE PETS PHOTO CONTEST
Enter November 1 – December 20, 2022
$1,000 in Prizes to be Awarded

Hosted & Sponsored by The Burton Fletcher Foundation for Animals, Inc.

Grab a camera or cell phone and capture your rescue pet’s most captivating holiday-themed photograph! Celebrate rescue pets and the happiest season of all by entering the second annual national Happy Holidays! Rescue Pets Photo Contest.

We invite pet parents to submit no more than two (2) photographs of one or more rescue pets. Each entrant may submit two color photographs. Only one photo is eligible to win a prize. Entrants who submit more pictures than specified will be disqualified.

Contest entries will be accepted from Tuesday, November 1, 2022, until Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at noon EST. No late entries will be accepted.

No purchase is necessary to enter or win.

Rescue pets that are eligible for entry into the national, Happy Holidays! Rescue Pets Photo Contest are animals that have been adopted from an animal shelter, animal rescue organization, or other rescue situations: homeless, abandoned or rescued from the streets. Fosters may enter their rescue pets too! Any rescue animal may be entered, and more than one animal can be shown in the photo. The photo can also include one or more people with the animal(s). Entries must include the full name of each animal and person in pictures. Owners are asked to provide contact information for the nonprofit animal shelter or rescue organization for each animal in a photo that is a foster or was adopted.

How to Enter:

Visit http://www.BurtonFletcherFoundation.org to enter and see complete contest and rules information. The website also includes extensive information and ways to donate, sponsor, foster, adopt, and support the foundation’s work to save local homeless animals. The foundation is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization, and all donations are tax-deductible.

Entries must include:

PLEASE FILL AND FOLLOW THE CONTEST RULES BELOW

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Contest Eligibility:

Internet access and email address are required for participation.

This contest is subject to all federal, state, municipal, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

This national contest is open to legal United States residents at least eighteen (18) years old. Employees, immediate family, or household members of The Burton Fletcher Foundation for Animals, Inc., or its affiliated entities are not eligible to enter.

Contest Period:

The contest begins on Tuesday, November 1, 2022, and ends on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at noon EST.

Entry Submission:

Each entrant can submit no more than two (2) color photographs of one or more rescue pets. Only one photo is eligible to win a prize. Entrants who submit more photographs than specified will be disqualified.

All submitted entries become the property of The Burton Fletcher Foundation for Animals, Inc., and will not be acknowledged or returned. Use of any automated system or multiple accounts to enter the contest is prohibited and will result in disqualification. The sponsor is not responsible for lost or late entries, and incomplete entries will be disqualified.

Photo Judging Criteria:

Depiction of contest theme (40%)

Creativity (30%)

Photo quality (30%)

An independent panel of judges, and Burton Fletcher, will evaluate submissions and select winners. In the event of a tie, Burton Fletcher will decide the winner.

Photo Requirements:

Photos must be high-resolution digital photos. No photocopies accepted.

Entrants must have permission from any animal owner and every individual included in the submitted photo or photos to use their name and likeness. Proof of such consent must be available if requested.

Submitted photos must illustrate the contest theme, Happy Holidays! Rescue Pets Photo Contest.

Entrants may only submit previously unpublished photos.

Submitted photos may not be offensive or contain indecent, sexual, abusive, or discriminatory content. They may not depict or promote any harm against people or animals or any other content not in compliance with the family-oriented theme and spirit.

Rules:

Participation in the Contest constitutes the entrant’s unconditional agreement to these rules and the sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding. Winning and receiving a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all contest requirements.

Post-Contest Requirements:

Winners are required to provide the foundation with a high-resolution digital photo of themselves with their rescue pet(s) and their award certificate within thirty (30) days after the announcement of the winners to receive their prize. Once the photos are received, the foundation will fulfill all prizes within thirty (30) days.

Winner Selection:

After the contest ends on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at noon EST, entries will be judged by an independent panel selected by the foundation.

Winner Notification:

Prize winners will be notified by email at the addresses provided on the entry form. If a prize winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first contact attempt, or the prize is returned as undeliverable by mail, the prize is forfeited. The sponsor reserves the right to award the prize to another entrant.

The foundation will fulfill prizes within thirty (30) days after winners provide a high-resolution digital photograph of themselves and their rescue pet(s) with their award certificate, per contest rules.

HALF OF THE PRIZE MONEY FOR EACH AWARD WILL BE PAID TO THE NONPROFIT ANIMAL RESCUE ORGANIZATION OF THE WINNER’S CHOICE.

Prizes:

One (1) First Place $500 Prize

One (1) Second Place $300 Prize

One (1) Third Place $200 Prize

Judges may select Honorable Mention award winners.

Limit of one (1) prize per person.

Prize winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt.

HALF OF THE PRIZE MONEY FOR EACH AWARD WILL BE PAID TO THE NONPROFIT ANIMAL RESCUE ORGANIZATION OF THE WINNER’S CHOICE.

General Conditions:

The sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, or modify the contest if necessary or disqualify any individual who violates contest rules.

Release & Limitations of Liability:

By participating in the contest, entrants agree to release and hold the sponsor and affiliated entities harmless and free from any claim arising from participation.

Disputes:

Any claims regarding the validity or enforceability of the contest rules, rights, and obligations of entrants or the sponsor shall be governed in Valdosta, Georgia, and by the State of Georgia and U.S. Federal Laws.

Collection & Use of Personal Information:

Entry into the Contest constitutes agreement to the sponsor’s collection, use, and disclosure of the entrant’s personal information. Entrants also agree that the sponsor may use their entry form personal data for marketing and publicity in any manner that the host and sponsor may choose.

The HAPPY HOLIDAYS! RESCUE PETS PHOTO CONTEST PRIZE WINNERS WILL BE
ANNOUNCED ON THE WEBSITE
WWW.BURTONFLETCHERFOUNDATION.ORG

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The Happy Holidays! Rescue Pets Photo Contest
Hosted By The Burton Fletcher Foundation for Animals, Inc.,
Copyright 2022, Burton Fletcher Foundation for Animals, Inc.,
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