Contest Rules and Regulations

2019 AR-15 Build Off Photo Contest

Rules and Regulations

SPONSOR: Mr. Big Guns LLC

Mr. Big Guns

1650 Jordan Lane NW, Suite A

Huntsville, AL 35816

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to amateur and professional photographers who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia. The winner must be 18 years of age or older.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Each photographer may enter up to two (2) images taken of their current or past AR-15 firearm builds. Images must meet the Submission Requirements to be eligible. Entries not meeting these requirements will not be considered or approved by Mr. Big Guns management. Submissions will be received until midnight Central time on May 30,2019. Voting begins on June 1st.

JUDGING:

  • Winning entries will go through one round of voting at www.mrbigguns.com/photocontest.  The photo with the most votes at the end of voting on June 15th at midnight will be selected as the winner.
  • In the case of a tie, a drawing will be held as a tie breaker with the winner’s names.  The person selected during the drawing will be named the winner.

PRIZE DETAILS: One $100 www.mrbigguns.com gift certificate.

The Sponsor is not responsible for entries that cannot be processed due to network, hardware or other technical failures or lost e-mails. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to close the Contest if it becomes technically corrupted or because of unauthorized human intervention. In the event of cancellation, the Sponsor reserves the right to judge the eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation and award the outlined prize. Sponsor reserves the right to change the Official Rules,or suspend or cancel the Contest at any time without further obligation or liability.

HOW TO VOTE; JUDGING Participants may vote for their favorite submissions starting on June 1st (a total of 10 votes per person during the Voting Period) on the designated Contest web page until the closing date of June 15, 2019 at 10pm Central time. The winning submission shall be determined based on the photo with the most votes.

AWARDING OF PRIZES: The determination of the prize winner will be made no later than June 19, 2019. The winner will be notified via email, on our social media pages, and our website.  If a prize winner does not respond by e-mail to claim the prize within 15 days of notification, the prize will be forfeited. At the discretion of the Sponsor, any forfeited prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.

GENERAL: By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Contest Rules and Procedures, the Terms and Conditions on Use of Images, and the decisions of the Sponsor and judges, which are final and binding on all matters. This Contest is void where prohibited and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Any applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners.

RELEASE: By participating, entrants release the Sponsor, affiliates, subsidiaries and their agents, respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in the Contest or the prize awarded.

WINNERS LIST: The winning image and the name of the winning photographer will be posted on www.mrbigguns.com prior to June 19, 2019. For the names of the winners (available after June 19, 2019), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Contest Winners, Mr. Big Guns, 1650 Jordan Lane NW, Huntsville, AL 35816. Requests must be received by July 4, 2019.

PRIVACY: Mr. Big Guns LLC does not sell, trade, or barter names, e-mail addresses, or other personal data that we collect on our website.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED The Contest is void where restricted by law, subject to tax, or otherwise prohibited. The Contest is strictly for entertainment purposes and may not be used in connection with any form of gambling.

TAXES / FEES  All taxes or incidental expenses (including transfer fees) are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. Rights to the prize are not transferable. Except as provided herein, the prize may not be substituted or redeemed for cash or other consideration.

If you have any questions regarding the contest, send us an e-mail.


SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Images must meet the following requirements to be eligible.

  • To be eligible, entries must be submitted in digital format by upload through www.mrbigguns.com/photocontest website. E-mailed entries, or images sent by flash drive through the mail will not be accepted. Photos may be submitted by upload after 9 a.m. Central time May 20, 2019. Uploads must be completed by midnight Central time on May 30, 2019. No late submissions accepted. The Sponsor is not responsible for any circumstances that interfere with timely uploads.
  • Photographs will be accepted only from the original photographer who must be the sole author and the owner of the copyright for photos submitted.
  • A photographer may submit up to two (2) digital images.
  • Each entrant will be asked to provide the following information: full name, email address, title of photo which will be displayed with photo on voting website.

Before uploading a photo to our site, carefully read the following terms and conditions for submitted images and their use.

Photographs will be accepted only from the original photographer.

You must be the sole author and the owner of the copyright in all photos you enter.

Photographers must have sufficient permission of any recognizable persons appearing in the photograph to be able to grant rights to display the photographic submission online or in printed materials.

Photographers retain ownership of all copyrights. However, by submitting an image for entry in this contest, you automatically give the Mr. Big Guns permission and rights to store, display, and use the image, its thumbnails, and your name as the photographer, indefinitely in any media without notification or compensation.

Images will remain in the Mr. Big Guns image library indefinitely.