1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PLAY OR RECEIVE PRIZE. PARTICIPANTS MUST BE A RESIDENT OF MISSOURI OR BORDERING STATES, LIVE APPROXIMATELY WITHIN A 50 MILE RADIUS OF SPRINGFIELD, NIXA, POPLAR BLUFF, OR ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, BE A PET OWNER, AND BE 18 YEARS OLD OR OLDER TO WIN. 1 PET PER HOUSEHOLD. WINNING PETS FROM PREVIOUS YEARS ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO ENTER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Entry in this contest constitutes acceptance of these official rules.
2. HOW TO PLAY AND WIN. Starting July 16, 2018 Fans of PetsWay Facebook Page will have the opportunity to enter the PetsWay 2019 Calendar Contest. This contest requires the participant to either be a current Facebook Fan or to become one. For current Fans, the user will need to click on the “Photo Contest” tab on the PetsWay Facebook page and fill out the form provided to enter. For those who are not yet fans, the participant will be asked to “Like” the PetsWay Facebook Page, upload their pet’s picture, and fill out the form provided to enter. Contestants will be required to give their name, pet’s name, address, phone number, email address and which PetsWay store they shop most frequently, and to upload a photo of their pet. Fans of PetsWay Facebook Page will be able to upload their pet’s picture until July 29th, 2018. On August 1, 2018, by 5pm, all entries will move to the voting round, where Fans of Petsway’s Facebook Page will choose the top 24 pets.
3. CONTEST SCHEDULE AND AWARD OF PRIZE. Entries to the contest will be allowed between July 16th, 2018 and July 29th, 2018. From August 1st through August 7th, Fans of PetsWay Facebook page will vote by visiting the Facebook app and click on the photo of their favorite pet to determine the top 24 pets. The top 24 pets will move on to the next round. The second round of voting will run from August 10th through August 16th where Fans of PetsWay Facebook page will vote for the top 12 winners. Winners will be announced on Facebook on August 20th at 5pm. Prize package includes a copy of the calendar when it is published, a PetsWay gift card, a 48×32 canvas of your pet, and a booklet from the photo shoot. Please note, the 48×32 canvas of your pet will not be available until January 2020; the canvas art will remain on display at various PetsWay locations throughout the 2019 calendar year.
Winners will be contacted by U-Turn Studios to make arrangements for a photo shoot. Winners must be able to schedule and fulfill a photo shoot for their pet between August 21st and September 9th, 2018 with U-Turn Studios or an alternate pet will be chosen by Petsway. In addition, if your pet becomes aggressive or difficult and cannot be photographed, an alternate pet will be chosen by Petsway.
The prizes are not transferrable. Prizes cannot be redeemed for any cash value, substitutions, or cash equivalents. The company reserves the right to make rules or contest changes without notice at any time and has the right to change the aforementioned contest date without notice.
4. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION. The company is not responsible for any difficulty in entering the contest. By participating, you agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules. The decision of PetsWay in the interpretation of these rules is final. By participating, persons agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges and the official contest rules, and agree not to institute any kind of litigation or other claims against PetsWay for anything related to the contest. If the winner is found in violation of these rules, he/she may be required to forfeit his/her prize. Participant waives the right to assert as a cost of winning any prize, any and all costs of verification and redemption to travel to redeem said prizes and any liability, which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem, said prizes. By submitting your entry into the PetsWay 2019 Calendar Contest, you additionally agree to allow background alterations or other manipulations, whether through Photoshop or other image manipulating software, for final production and inclusion of your pet in the 2019 Calendar. Prize winners will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release any applicable forms required by tax authorities. By submitting a potential winning entry, you agree to the use of your pet’s name, address (city & state) and or photograph, videotape or any likeness for advertising and publicity purposes and to the use of statements, oral or written, made by or attributed to you relating to PetsWay any and all rights to said use, all without further compensation.
5. ELIGIBILITY. Participation is open to Missouri residents and surrounding states, who live within approximately 50 miles of Springfield, Nixa, Poplar Bluff or St. Louis, Missouri, are the owner of a pet, and are 18 years old or older with a valid photo ID. Persons in any of the following categories are NOT eligible to participate or win prizes. (a) Persons who are employees of Petsway, their subsidiaries or affiliated companies; employees or agents of services agencies or independent contractors of the above organizations, (b) individuals engaged in the development, production, or distribution of materials for this promotion, and (c) persons who are the immediate family of, i.e. mother, father, sister, brother, daughter, son, or spouse, regardless of where they live, or who resides in the same household, whether related or not as any person in the preceding categories, and (d) have not had a winning pet from previous years.