GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment 2015 Miss Shock Stock Contest – Rules & Regulations
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited.
The Contest is open to all females worldwide who are between the ages of 18 and 45 as of September 1st 2013. Employees and immediate family members of GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment and their affiliates, parents, subsidiaries and agents are not eligible. Anyone chosen as one of the five finalists will agree to withdraw from any other national modelling contests and agree not to enter any other national modelling contest from the time the national finalists are announced until April 30th, 2015. The contest is open to aspiring models and actresses who do or do not have major agency representation. Only one entry per person is authorized, contestants entering more than once for the contest will be automatically disqualified.
2. CONTEST PERIOD
Contest period begins on December 1st, 2014 at 12 PM Eastern Time (ET) and ends on January 30th, 2015 at 12 p.m. ET
GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment reserves the right to terminate the contest by giving notice deemed appropriate during the first day of any week during the length of the contest, in which case the contest will terminate on the last day of the week during which the termination was announced.
Individuals can only apply online. To enter, submit completed entry form and send requested photographs via email to firstname.lastname@example.org . The three requested photographs must have been taken between September 2013 and November 2014. The three photographs should include one headshot, a full length picture with evening wear that defines your body shape, and one swimwear (preferably with oiled skin to give the “hot soaker” look)
No group shots will be considered. Shots with no or very light Makeup are optional. Entries that are incomplete, illegible or otherwise not in compliance with these official rules will be disqualified.
No responsibility is assumed for any computer, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, availability or garbled or jumbled transmissions or service provider/Internet/web site/use net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion or unauthorized human intervention. No entry fee is required and no purchase is necessary to enter or win the contest.
4. WINNERS SELECTION
All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Entries will be posted on the official Shock Stock blog where in a selection made by GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment will determine approximately 5 semifinalists. The semifinalists’ entries will be judged by the contest jury and one grand-prize winner will be chosen. All the Contestants will be judged equally on the overall poise, grace, beauty and attractiveness of these photographs. Participants agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final. The semi finalists and finalists will be announced on SHOCK-STOCK.com and affiliate sites.
Winners will be notified at their email address by default or on social media if they indicated a preference when entering the contest.
The winner will win a three-day, two-night trip to London Ontario Canada for SHOCK STOCK 2015, including round trip coach airfare for one from the airport nearest the finalist’s hometown, hotel accommodations and tax. Winner will attend all three days of the SHOCK STOCK convention (April 24-26, 2015) to pose with fans and autograph photos (provided by the convention if required), and be photographed for the Miss Shock Stock title to be featured on SHOCK-STOCK.com and other affiliated websites, promotional materials, etc. (approximate retail value of each finalists’ prize: up to $4,000). All other expenses, including local transportation in finalists’ hometowns, meals, telephone and tips, will be the responsibility of the finalists.
All liability for federal, state, local and other taxes imposed on prizes is the sole responsibility of the winners. GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or lesser value. There will be no substitution of prizes by prizewinners. Prizes may not be redeemed for cash value. Prizes are nontransferable. All prizes will be awarded, provided a sufficient number of qualifying entries are received. No warranties are made with respect to prizes.
6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; RIGHTS OF USE; MISCELLANEOUS
All semifinalists will be required to sign, notarize and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and Publicity Release within 14 days of notification and prior to awarding the prizes. In the event that a properly completed Affidavit and Release are not returned within 14 days of notification, or notification is returned as undeliverable, semifinalist will be disqualified and an alternate semifinalist will be selected. Trip must be taken on dates specified by GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment. In the event that the finalists cannot take the trip on dates specified, he or she will be disqualified and an alternate finalist will be selected.
GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment and all parties acting in concert with GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment have all legal rights in the submitted entry, including but not limited to all trademark, copyright, patent or other intellectual property rights. Submission of an entry expressly gives GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment and all parties acting in concert with GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment the right to modify, edit, publish or otherwise change or exploit the images contained in the materials in any manner whatsoever. Acceptance of a prize constitutes winners’ permission to use their names, cities and states of residences, and likeness’, and to be photographed for advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation except where prohibited by law. All entrants release GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment and all parties acting in concert with GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment and their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees and all other entities associated with the development and execution of this contest from any and all liability from injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from participation in this promotion and/or from acceptance, possession or use of any prize. Contestants, finalists and winner agree to adhere to the rules of this contest.
Entries and other submitted material become the property of GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment and will not be acknowledged or returned. GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment and those working for GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment or on the behalf of GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment, will not be responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, or postage due mail or e-mail and for Internet, computer hardware and software, phone, and other technical errors, malfunctions, and delays. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an e-mail entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized holder of the e-mail account from which the entry is made. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person to whom an amyl address is assigned by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) responsible for assigning amyl addresses for the domain associated with the submitted amyl address. Copies of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment Miss Shock Stock Contest, 390 Hill St, Unit 5, London, Ontario, Canada N6B 1E3. Requests for Official Rules must be received by December 20th, 2014. All times and dates in these Official Rules are Eastern Standard Time.
GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment reserves its right in its sole discretion to modify or cancel all or any portions of the Contest because of technical errors or malfunctions, viruses, hackers, or for other reasons that corrupt the Contest in any manner. GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment also reserve the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant who fails to comply with these Official Rules, who attempts to enter the Contest in any manner or through any means other than as described in these Official Rules, or who attempts to disrupt the Contest or to circumvent any of these Official Rules.
By entering, entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges and these Official Rules and to comply with all federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations. All federal, state, provincial and local taxes are each winner’s sole responsibility. The prizes will be awarded. No prize substitutions, transfers, or cash alternatives permitted except GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal value at GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment’s discretion. By entering, each winner accepts all of the conditions, restrictions, requirements, and/or regulations required by GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment and also agrees to accept delivery of prize. Unless otherwise prohibited by law, acceptance of the prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), and biographical information for advertising and publicity purposes for GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment and for this and/or similar promotions, without compensation. Entrants agree to release and hold harmless GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment, their affiliates and subsidiaries, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, successors, and assigns, from any damage, injury, death, loss, or other liability that may arise from entrant’s participation in the Contest or the awarding, acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize. All entrants agree that Canadian law shall apply exclusively to the Contest and that any dispute with respect to the Contest shall be resolved in either the provincial courts located in the Province of Ontario.
To obtain a list of prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: GRIMBROTHERS Entertainment Miss Shock Stock Contest, 390 Hill St, Unit 5, London, Ontario, Canada N6B 1E3 . All winners’ list requests must be received by February 1st, 2015. Winners’ names will be posted on the SHOCK STOCK website for thirty (30) days.
This contest is void where prohibited or otherwise restricted.