The Picture Paw-fect Competition

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  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry (19 years of age or older if a resident of AL or NE, and 21 or older if a resident of MS) and who own at least one dog or cat. Open to amateur photographers only; individuals who earn their primary income as a photographer are not eligible. Void outside the U.S.A. and where prohibited or restricted by law. Internet access and a valid e-mail address are required to participate in this Promotion. The following individuals are not eligible: employees, contractors, directors and officers of Nestlé Purina PetCare Company (“Sponsor”), its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and the Web design, advertising, fulfillment, judging and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Promotion (collectively, “Promotion Parties”), and the immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and spouse or “step” of each) of, and those living in the same households as, each such individual. All Entries become the property of Sponsor. By entering this Promotion, Entrants accept and agree to be bound by these full Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final, binding and conclusive on all matters.
  2. TO ENTER: Visit (the “Web site”) beginning at Noon ET on April 23, 2013 and ending at Noon ET on May 13, 2013 (the “Entry Period”) and follow the instructions to enter the Purina Picture Paw-fect Competition (the “Contest”) and/or to enter the Pet Food Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”), collectively referred to as the “Promotion.” Entrants may earn an entry into the Sweepstakes by either submitting an entry into the Contest or by entering into the Sweepstakes separately. Entrants are permitted only one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes regardless of which method they choose to earn that entry. All verified winners will be announced on the Web site on or about 7/15/13.
  3. CONTEST SUBMISSIONS: Complete the online registration form and upload your original photo to the appropriate category (see below for category details). All Contest entries must be submitted by Noon ET on May 13, 2013. Judging is expected to be completed on or about June 12, 2013 and Public Voting will begin on June 17, 2013 at Noon ET and end on June 26, 2013 at Noon ET.
  4. CONTEST CATEGORIES: “Sign Language” and “Too Cute for Words” will have separate categories for Cat and Dog, for a total of four (4) categories:
    Category Description
    i. Sign Language (Cat) Take a picture of your cat or dog with a sign that speaks for your pet. The sign should include a written message that’s original, upbeat and brings the photo to life. Photo must include a sign with a written statement. Sign captions must be in English.
    ii. Sign Language (Dog)
    iii. Too Cute for Words (Cat) Show us the cutest photo of your cat or dog! Let your pet’s cutest facial expression and body language show off his or her personality. These pictures—and expressions—speak for themselves.
    iv. Too Cute for Words (Dog)

    Only one (1) cat OR one (1) dog may be depicted in the photo submitted into each category; each entry must be unique. [Read more…]