2014 Integrity Red Diamond Achiever Award Program Rules
This program is open to builders, remodelers, and architects. Entrants must be legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico) or Canada (excluding Quebec), and must be 18 years of age (or the age of majority in the jurisdiction of residence) or older as of the date of entry. The Integrity Red Diamond Achiever Award Program (the “Program”) begins March 3, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (GMT -5) and ends June 26, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time (GMT -6). Employees or agents of Integrity Windows, Inc. and its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising/promotional/PR agencies, and the members of their immediate families or those persons living in the same household of such individuals are ineligible to enter or win. All federal, state, provincial, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.
To enter, submit at least three, and no more than ten portfolio-quality photographs (at least 4”x6”, in jpeg/jpg, pdf, or gif format) of a project of your original design, which incorporates Integrity windows and/or doors, together with a brief written description of the project, including a general description of the structure, the location of the structure, the year of construction or remodel, and the types of Integrity products incorporated into the structure. Also provide answers to the three judging questions listed below. Photographs in which non-Integrity windows or doors are depicted will be disqualified. Do not submit photographs depicting people. A minimum of five Integrity openings must be used in the project. Nominating dealers must be in good standing with the Sponsor. Entries will be judged by a panel of industry leaders.
You may enter the Program by completing the required fields of the online entry form at www.integritywindows.com/Red-Diamond-Achiever-Project-Submission in their entirety, and clicking on the Register button to enter. The following will be considered by the judges in choosing winners:
- Why did you choose Integrity products for this project?
- How did Integrity products help you overcome a TOUGH building challenge? (Consider potential obstacles such as schedules, difficult lots, climate challenges, expenses, severe weather zone problems, new constructions crews, etc...)
- How did the project fit into its surroundings from a beauty and aesthetics standpoint?
- Finished project photography.
Dealers may nominate eligible builder, remodeler, or architect customers for entry by submitting photographs and providing information regarding the depicted project as described above. Nominees will be contacted by Sponsor and may elect to confirm or decline entry into the Program.
All entries must be received before June 26, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time (GMT -6). It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his/her e-mail address or other contact information. (To do so, write to: Integrity Red Diamond Achiever, Integrity Windows, Inc., 2020 Silver Bell Road, Suite 15, Eagan, Minnesota 55122, United States of America.)
A $50 gift card for Cabela’s® will be awarded for submitting a qualified, eligible entry or nomination. You may enter or nominate an unlimited number of projects, but only one $50 Cabela’s gift card will be awarded per entrant or nominee. All entries and nominations become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering the Program and/or submitting the photograph(s), you assign to the Sponsor and its distributors all intellectual property rights over the photograph(s); Sponsor and distributors may reproduce, crop or otherwise modify, display, and/or otherwise use the entrants’ photographs for any purpose, on the their web site and/or in such other materials and media, whether now known or hereafter created, as they may choose, without further compensation to you or any third party.
By entering the Program, you declare that all information submitted is true, current, and complete, and you represent and warrant to Sponsor that you are the builder, remodeler, or architect of the project depicted, that the design is your original work, that you are the copyright owner of, or have all rights and permissions necessary to submit the photograph(s), including without limitation the permission of the owner of the structure depicted, and that you have all rights and permissions necessary to convey the license and authorizations required by these Official Rules. By nominating a third party, you declare you are the copyright owner of, or have all rights and permissions necessary to submit the photograph(s), including without limitation the permission of the owner of the structure depicted, and that you have all rights and permissions necessary to convey the license and authorizations required by these Official Rules.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, and licensors from any claim, cost, demand, loss, or expense arising out of the photograph(s) or other content submitted by you in connection with the Program, your entry in the Program, or your violation of the Official Rules, the rights of any other person, or any applicable law.
Up to five (5) winners will be chosen from the entries submitted, subject to sufficient entries being submitted which are, in the judges’ independent opinions, of the requisite high quality. The winners’ project photographs will be displayed on the Sponsor’s web site. From the all entries, one winner will be selected for the “People’s Choice Award”, as described below.
The judged winners will be invited to a VIP trip to Minneapolis, Minnesota and Warroad, Minnesota on dates to be coordinated by Sponsor, and which are anticipated to occur in or around October 2014. Sponsor will provide roundtrip airplane tickets for each winner and a guest of their choice from a major metropolitan airport within the continental United States or Canada to Minneapolis, Minnesota, and will provide transportation from Minneapolis to Warroad, Minnesota. In Warroad, winners will be given a tour of the facilities and be treated to an awards ceremony conducted by a member of the Marvin family. Additionally, winners will receive a PR package including local market releases, 200 printed one page case study sell sheets, national releases to trades, website exposure, and additional social media exposure deemed appropriate by Integrity Marketing and Public Relations. $200 will also be donated on behalf of each winner to a charity of their choice. Finally, the People’s Choice winner will be awarded an iPad Air.
No substitute prizes will be awarded, and prizes may not be redeemed for cash value or other consideration. The prize will not include personal insurances (i.e, healthcare insurance) nor any additional hotel expenses (such as, telephone, additional meals, mini-bar, or drinks) or any other expense which is not expressly included within the prize. Efforts will be made to coordinate winners’ schedules and accommodate their calendars, however if a winner is unable to travel on the dates specified by Sponsor, the winner will forfeit the affected portions of the prize. No substitute winner will be chosen. If the winner cancels or otherwise declines to take the trip, the prize will be forfeited and will not be awarded.
Entries will be judged based on photos and level of execution in the following qualities as determined by the Sponsor: creativity, market appeal, and why Integrity products were chosen for the project. All decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding. The winners will be notified by e-mail or postal mail by September of 2014. Winner will have 10 days from notification to accept the prize by e-mail to IntegrityRedDiamond@marvin.com or by postal mail to the address specified in the notification. The Sponsor is not responsible for, and shall not be liable for, any late, lost, or misdirected notification, or for a winner’s unsuccessful efforts to claim any prize.
After the winners have been selected by the judges, a People’s Choice Award will be given to the winner selected by the public via online voting. Individuals may vote once per day via www.facebook.com/IntegrityWindows or www.integritywindows.com/Red-Diamond-Achiever-Award-Program/ for their preferred winner. The People’s Choice winner will be based solely on number of votes. Limit one vote per day per person during that time period.
Winners will be required to sign and return a release of liability, declaration of eligibility, and, where lawful, publicity consent agreement, all within 10 days of notification. Within the same time period, winners will also be required to execute a license authorizing Sponsor to reproduce, display, and otherwise use the winner’s photographs for any purpose, on the Sponsor’s web site and/or in such other materials and media, whether now known or hereafter created, as Sponsor may choose, without further compensation to the winner.
By accepting and/or using the prize, the winner agrees to the use of his/her name, voice and/or likeness, and of the photographs submitted with the winner’s entry, for the purpose of advertising, trade, or promotion, in any medium now known or hereafter created, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize, or fails to timely return the completed and executed declaration and releases as required, the prize may be forfeited.
General Terms and Conditions
By entering, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final. Sponsor, agents and representatives of Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, PR and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (1) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, or postage-due entries; (2) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (3) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (4) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Program to be disrupted or corrupted; (5) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prizes, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prizes, or from participation in the Program; or (6) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Program. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel Program at any time if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the Program.
Resolution of Disputes
Each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Program, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal or state courts within the State of Minnesota; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Program, but in no event shall attorney’s fees be awarded; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Program, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Minnesota, USA, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether the State of Minnesota or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Minnesota.
To receive a list of winners or copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by December 31, 2014 to: Integrity Red Diamond Achiever, 2020 Silver Bell Road, Suite 15, Eagan, Minnesota 55122. The winners’ names and Official Rules also will be available online at www.integritywindows.com/Red-Diamond-Achiever-Award-Program/.