HIGH RISK HOPE CALENDAR BABY CONTEST RULES
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. INTERNET ACCESS NECESSARY TO PARTICIPATE. ODDS OF WINNING DEPENDS ON NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
The High Risk Hope Calendar Baby Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of Tampa, Florida, Sarasota, Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida, Newport Beach, California, or San Francisco, California (and immediate surrounding areas) at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry who were a recipient, or whose immediate family member (parent or spouse) was a recipient, of High Risk Hope’s services at St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital, Tampa General Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Hoag Hospital Newport Beach or California Pacific Medical Center. Winners, and parents or spouses of winners, of the 2014, 2015 or 2016 High Risk Hope Calendar Baby Contest are not eligible. Employees and directors of High Risk Hope, Inc. and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee or director are not eligible. Groups, clubs, organizations, commercial entities and businesses cannot participate. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
The Contest is sponsored by High Risk Hope, Inc., located at 1702 N. Avenida Republica de Cuba, Tampa, Florida 33605 (the “Sponsor”).
- Agreement to Official Rules
Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these contest rules (the “Official Rules”) and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning is contingent upon entrant’s compliance with these Official Rules and fulfillment of all other requirements set forth herein.
- Contest Period
The Contest registration begins on June 1, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time and ends on June 30, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time or when 100 complete entries are received, whichever comes first (the “Contest Period”). Sponsor’s computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to the Contest. Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. Entries will be accepted during the Contest Period using the online application process only. Online voting at www.highriskhope.org will be open from August 1, 2017 – August 22, 2017. Each unique voter may vote once per day. On or about September 1, 2017, the Sponsor will select the winners based on 13 (and 2 alternates) entries receiving the most total online votes. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may override the votes at any time during the Contest without notice.
- How to Enter
To enter, you must visit our website at www.highriskhope.org, complete the online entry application and upload one high resolution NICU/birth photo and one recent high resolution photo of the child. Note: entries are not complete until both the photo and online application are submitted. Up to the first 100 complete entries will be eligible for the online voting contest.
Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Contest Period, regardless of method of entry. With the exception of multiple births (twins, triplets, etc. who share the same birthdate) only one child per family may participate in the Contest. If a multiple birth entrant (twins, triplets, etc. who share the same birthdate) wins, all children will be photographed together and featured in the same month. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
- Contest Winner
Online voting at www.highriskhope.org will be open from August 1, 2017 at 9 am – August 22, 2017 at 12 pm. Each unique voter may only vote once per device per day. On or about September 1, 2017, the Sponsor will select the potential winners based on the total online votes. The contestant with the most votes at each HRH hospital partner (if applicable) will be selected for the 2018 HRH Baby Calendar. All remaining spots will be given to the contestants with the most votes, regardless of the HRH hospital where they were born.
Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may override the votes at any time during the Contest without notice. The Sponsor will attempt to notify each potential winner and schedule a predetermined date for the photo shoot in Tampa, Florida via telephone, mail or email on or about September 1, 2017. The photo shoots will be held in early September in Tampa, Florida. Contest winners are responsible for transportation and travel expenses incurred to attend the photo sessions. Sponsor will not provide or reimburse for transportation or travel expenses. Exact dates and location to be determined by Sponsor. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place.
- Winner Notification
The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. Each potential winner will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to be finalized as a Contest winner. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), potential winner forfeits contest. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable award to an alternate winner.
The contestant with the most combined online votes and social media challenge bonus votes at each HRH hospital partner (if applicable) will be selected for the 2018 HRH Baby Calendar. The remaining submissions with the most combined online votes and social media challenge bonus votes will be featured in the High Risk Hope Calendar, either on the cover or as a specific month. The submissions receiving the 14th and 15th highest number of votes will be selected as alternates and featured in the calendar should one of the 13 winners not meet his/her criteria for inclusion. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may override the votes at any time during the Contest without notice.
- General Conditions
In the event the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of the Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
- Release and Limitations of Liability
By participating in the Contest, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest, including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties: (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Contest related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney’s fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ENTRANT’S ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE CONTEST WEB SITE OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Hillsborough County, Florida. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Florida.
- Winner List
To request the name of the winners send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to
High Risk Hope, 1702 N. Avenida Republica de Cuba, Tampa FL 33605. Winner list requests will only be accepted after the Contest end date (listed above). For the Winner List, you can also send an email.
- Photo Release
By participating in the Contest, entrant irrevocably authorizes Sponsor to use entrant’s (and any minor children’s) likeness in any photograph in any and all of its publications, including but not limited to Sponsor’s printed, digital and website publications and to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish or distribute photos for purposes of publicizing Sponsor’s programs or for any other related, lawful purpose. Entrant understands and agrees that any photograph using entrant’s (and any minor children’s) likeness will become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. In addition, entrant waives the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written or electronic copy, wherein entrant’s (and any minor children’s) likeness appears. Entrant acknowledges that since participation in the Contest is voluntary, entrant will receive no financial compensation.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject and/or disqualify any entries, subjects, photos, or related materials that are nude, obscene, defamatory, profane, offensive, lewd, pornographic, false, misleading, deceptive, or otherwise inconsistent with its editorial standards, audience expectations, or reputational interests or that Sponsor believes may violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of any third party. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to verify any element of any entry or related materials and to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the Contest or Sponsor, Sponsor’s advertisers, donors, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule.