AgStar AgShots Client Photo Contest Rules

AgStar Client Photo Contest
AgStar Clients: Enter the “AgShots Photo Calendar Contest” on the official AgStar web page. Show your support of AgStar by sharing photos of your favorite places, scenes or events. AgStar reserves the right to remove client photos from the contest consideration if the content of the photos does not promote AgStar core values and/or contest rules have been violated.

Winners Selected by AgStar Clients
After initial review and selection of entries by AgStar Brand Marketing and Communications team members AgStar clients will be selecting the winning photo! The winner(s) will receive a $100 gift card. Thirteen winners will be selected.

Eligibility
The contest is open to AgStar clients who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. There is no entry fee. The contest is void where prohibited by law, or where the registration or filing requirements of any state or local jurisdiction have not been complied with. The contest is not open to directors, officers or employees of AgStar or their immediate family members.

Deadline
Client photos will be accepted starting 8:00 a.m. CST on February 1, 2014. All entries must be submitted by 8:00 am CST on September 1, 2014.

Submitting Your Entry
Submit your photo by e-mailing your pictures to PhotoContest@AgStar.com. Include your first and last name, e-mail address, names of all photographed persons and brief description of the photo in the body of the e-mail. No negatives, printed photos or links to web libraries will be considered. Horizontal orientation with be given preference.

Winner Notification
AgStar will announce the contest winners on October 15, 2014 by e-mail. Winners will also be announced via AgStar.com and other communication outlets.

Terms
All photos must be the original work of the entrants and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity, or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. If the photo contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photo, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit use of the photo by AgStar. AgStar reserves the right to use the winners names on the calendar.

AgStar reserves the right to remove photos from the contest consideration if the content of the photos does not promote the rules and spirit of the contest, including content that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate.

Each entrant agrees and grants AgStar permission to make available and display/perform and otherwise distribute entrants’ names and photo submission in all media in perpetuity without compensation. Except where legally prohibited, submission of an entry into this contest constitutes permission for AgStar to use the entrants’ names, photograph, likeness, school, address (city and state), and testimonials, in printed, broadcast media, or news media, in perpetuity, in any manner they deem appropriate in connection with promoting the photo submission itself or this contest, without further compensation in connection with this contest or the prizes awarded.