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Show us your favourite Taste of Lawrence moment Photo Contest

Photo Contest

To Enter:

Snap a photo of one of your favourite Taste of Lawrence moments and share it to social media with hashtag #TasteOfLawrence

Eligibility

  • Submitted photos must have been taken during the event (between 6pm Friday and 7pm Sunday) and must be your own.
  • The photo must be family-friendly (PG-13).
  • Sharing of the photo is limited to Twitter, Facebook and/or Instagram. 
  • Photos should not include any text overlay.
  • By posting the photo, you grant the Wexford Heights BIA rights to re-use and modify the photo for future Taste of Lawrence event marketing activities.
  • No purchase or participation fee is necessary.
  • Winning entries will be selected by a panel of judges, and the top 3 winners will be contacted by July 15 via the social media account used for posting the winning entry. 
  • Contest judges, as well as their immediate families and anyone other than immediate family with whom they reside, are not eligible to participate.
  • Portraits of individuals (e.g. selfies) that could be used to easily identify an individual will not be accepted.

Contest Process

All acceptable photos will be reviewed by the judges and the top three most popular photos will be selected as winners on Monday, July 10, 2017. The winners will be contacted via their social media account.

How to Enter

Photos may be submitted beginning at 6:00 PM, local Toronto time on July 7 until 10:00 PM on July 9, 2017.
Submissions will be accepted using the following:

Social media – Twitter

To enter the Contest, log into your Twitter account during the Contest Period (note: must be a valid, public account) and send a tweet during the Festival with the hashtag #TasteOfLawrence.

Social media – Instagram

To enter the Contest, log into your Instagram account during the Contest Period (note: must be a valid, public account) and upload a post during the Festival with the hashtag #TasteOfLawrence.

Social media – Facebook

To enter the Contest, log into your Facebook account during the Festival and send a direct message to www.facebook.com/WexfordBIA that includes an original photograph that is inspired by the theme.

Winners' names and photographs will be published in promotional materials directly related to the contest and may be publicized in any other reasonable manner the Wexford Heights BIA considers appropriate for the purposes of the contest.

Copyright and Use of Photographs

The contestant must be the sole owner of all rights to the photos that the contestant submits.
Upon submission to the contest via web form or social media, the contestant gives permission to the Wexford Heights BIA to publish the image and use it in the future.
The contestant will hold the Wexford Heights BIA harmless from any infringement of any copyright or other intellectual property in any and all photos the contestant submits.
The photographs submitted to the Photo Contest are considered to be part of a public record as defined by section 27 of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Prizes and Chances of Winning

The chances of winning are dependent on the number of eligible photos received.

Prizes:

First prize: $ 300.00
Second Prize: $ 200.00
Third Prize: $ 100.00

Thus there will be a total of 3 winners.

Winner Notification

Winning entries will be selected following the process in the above section "Contest Process"
Contestants who have submitted winning photos will be notified by the end of day July 14, 2017. All winners will be notified by email or through their social media account. Each winner must respond within fifteen (15) days of such notification, advising the Wexford Heights BIA whether he/she will accept the prize. If a winner does not respond within that time or if a winner responds that he/she does not wish to claim the prize, that winner will be disqualified and will not receive a prize. Another winning contestant may then be selected.

Additional Details

By entering the contest, the contestant, or if the contestant is a minor then his/her parent, guardian or tutor, agrees to abide by the contest rules.
No prize substitutions will be made.

The Wexford Heights BIA reserves the right to verify the full legal name and address of the contest winners with the information on the selected entry form. To claim the prize, valid government issued photo identification may be required.

The Wexford Heights BIA reserves the right, at its complete discretion, to cancel or modify the contest in the event that, in its opinion, the holding of the contest would be prevented for one reason or another, including a technical failure or breakdown, an unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other cause beyond the control of the Wexford Heights BIA which would compromise the management, security, impartiality, integrity or smooth running of this contest.

The Wexford Heights BIA is not responsible for computer system, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, or delayed computer transactions or network connections that affect the contest or your participation in it. Furthermore, the Wexford Heights BIA is not responsible for: 1) lost, misdirected, misplaced, illegible, unintelligible, incomplete or late entries or 2) any act, failure to act, or delay regarding the transmitting or processing of entries. The Wexford Heights BIA is also not responsible for any technical delays in submission emails, entries and/or uploads and updates.

The Wexford Heights BIA reserves the right to disqualify any contestant that the Wexford Heights BIA has reason to believe does not comply with the contest rules. If after the awarding of the contest prizes a contest winner is disqualified or determined to be ineligible, an alternate winner will be selected using the same judging process/criteria described above. Alternate winners are subject to all requirements set forth in these rules.

The Wexford Heights BIA is entitled to interpret these rules as required and its decisions are final.
By participating in the contest, the contestant agrees to hold harmless the Wexford Heights BIA and its employees, agents and representatives from any and all damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of any kind resulting from the contestant's participation in this contest, including infringement of another person’s intellectual property rights. The contestant also releases the Wexford Heights BIA and its employees, agents and representatives from any responsibility or liability for any damages, injuries, claims, causes of actions, or losses of any kind the contestant may incur or suffer arising in whole or in part from participation in this contest.

This contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. These contest rules are subject to change without notice in order to comply with any applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws or the policy of any other entity having jurisdiction over the contest.

Any and all disputes arising from the contest will be resolved in the courts of the Province of Ontario and are subject to the laws of that Province.