Machine Shops in Pennsylvania are a little bit different than shops in other areas of the country.  We know that the first day of Buck Season is practically a legal holiday.  Every year we get to see pictures of who bagged what but haven't been able to share those pictures with other hunters. So for this year, we decided that the best way to share your hunting pics is have a contest!

Share your pictures in our "Big Buck Contest" on Facebook for everyone to see and two winners will be announced on December 15, 2011.  Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Just click HERE to submit your picture.

 

BIG BUCK CONTEST RULES 

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

TERM

The 2011 D&L Industrial  Buck Season Photography Contest begins Nov. 16 through Dec. 14 (the “Contest”). This contest will include only legal wild antlered Whitetail deer taken during the 2011season defined as October 1 - December 14, 2011. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these official rules (“Official Rules”). By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to the Official Rules and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules. This is a skill based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners.

WHO MAY ENTER

Contest is open only to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry and who reside in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio or Maryland. Employees of  D&L Industrial, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees, whether or not related are not eligible.

HOW TO ENTER

Each Entry consists of an entry form and a single image. To enter, visit D&L Industrial’s Facebook Page tab; complete an entry form with the required information, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, and photo caption; and submit along with your photograph in accordance with the instructions that follow.

The Categories for entries are: (1) BIGGEST RACK and (2) MOST LIKES  (the "Categories"). There is no limit on the number of entries per person. Each entry must comply with the following requirements (the "Photograph Requirements"):

  • Photographs must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible. No print or film submissions will be accepted for entry into this Contest. The photograph need not be taken with a digital camera; scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographic prints are acceptable. 
  • Photographs must have been taken during the dates of this promotion.
  • Only minor burning, dodging and/or color correction is acceptable, as is cropping. High dynamic range images (HDR) and stitched panoramas are NOT acceptable.  Any changes to the original Photograph not itemized here are unacceptable and will render the Photograph ineligible for a prize.
  • By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.
  • The photograph must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of D&L Industrial contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.

The entries in each Category will judged separately, in accordance with the Judging Criteria, as defined below. All entries must be submitted and received by December 15 2011 at 9:00:00 a.m. ET. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt. Sponsor reserves the right to examine the original photograph/source material in order to confirm compliance with these rules.

RELEASES

If the photograph contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Official Rules without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release.

Upon Sponsor's request, each entrant must be prepared to provide (within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of D&L Industrial’s request) a signed release from all persons who appear in the photograph submitted, and/or from the owner of any material that appears in the photograph entry, authorizing Sponsor and its licensees ("Authorized Parties") to reproduce, distribute, display, and create derivative works of the entry in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known. All releases must be in the form provided by Sponsor. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification at any time during the Contest and selection of an alternate winner. 

Similarly, upon D&L Industrial’s request, each entrant must be prepared to provide (within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of D&L Industrial’s request) a signed written license from the copyright owner of any sculpture, artwork, or other copyrighted material that appears in the photograph entry, authorizing any Authorized Party to reproduce, distribute, display, and create derivative works of the entry in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known. All releases must be in the form provided by Sponsor. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. 

Finally, upon D&L Industrial’s request, each entrant must be prepared to provide (within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of D&L Industrial’s request) a signed written license from the owner of any private property included in the photograph entry, authorizing any Authorized Party to reproduce, distribute, display, and create derivative works of the entry in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known. All releases must be in the form provided by D&L Industrial’s. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. See “Location Release” Form below.

For the purposes of these Official Rules, the entrant will be deemed to be in receipt of Sponsor's request or notification, (a) in the event that D&L Industrial sends the request by postal mail, five business days after the request was sent by D&L Industrial or (b) in the event that D&L Industrial sends the request by email, on the day that the email was sent by D&L Industrial.

CONTEST PRIZES

The First Place winner in each Category will each receive a D&L Industrial gift bag , and his/her winning photograph will be published on the D&L Industrial website. The Grand Prize is non-transferable and no cash alternative is available.

Potential winners shall be required to sign and return, if requested, within ten (10) days following an attempted notification, an Affidavit, Declaration or Certificate of Eligibility, Liability Release, and where legally permissible, a Publicity Release and Warranty of Ownership and License in which the entrant warrants that he/she is the owner of the photograph (and all the intellectual property rights in the photograph submitted) and grants to Sponsor and its licensees the irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to reproduce, distribute, display, and create derivative works of the entry (along with a name credit) in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest without additional compensation. Failure to execute and deliver any required documents to Sponsor by the specified deadline may result in disqualification from the Contest, and selection of an alternate potential winner. NONCOMPLIANCE OR RETURN OF PRIZE NOTIFICATION AS UNDELIVERABLE, WHETHER BY REGULAR MAIL OR BY EMAIL, MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION AND SELECTION OF AN ALTERNATE POTENTIAL WINNER.

No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by winners permitted. If a prize (or part of a prize) is unavailable, D&L Industrial, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the original prize (or that part of the prize) with an alternative prize to the equal monetary value and/or specification, unless to do so would be prohibited by law.

JUDGING CATEGORIES

  • Biggest Rack: Determined by the most number of points in the rack. Antlered deer will receive 5 points for each tine 1” or longer.
  • Most Liked: Determined by the most number of votes or likes on the promotions page.

In the event of a tie for “BIGGEST RACK”, the tied entries will be re-submitted to the Judges for a re-judging between the tied entries alone. In the event that a tie remains after re-judging, the entry with with the ‘biggest rack’ visible, as determined from the photograph by D&L Industrial will be declared the winner. 

In the event of a tie for “Most Liked” a final vote amongst D&L Industrial employees will select the winner.

Winners will be chosen on or around December 15, 2011, and notified by email. Decisions of D&L Industrial are final and binding.

LICENSE

By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to Authorized Parties, to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries (along with a name credit) in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including, but not limited to: Display at a potential exhibition of winners;  online highlighting entries or winners of the Contest. Entrants consent to the D&L Industrial doing or omitting to do any act that would otherwise infringe the entrant’s “moral rights” in their entries. Display or publication of any entry on an Authorized Party’s website does not indicate the entrant will be selected as a winner. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use. Additionally, by entering, each entrant grants to Authorized Parties the unrestricted right to use all statements made in connection with the Contest, and pictures or likenesses of Contest entrants, or choose not to do so, at their sole discretion. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless D&L Industrial and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.

D&L Industrial assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Contest entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms. D&L Industrial is not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants' or any other persons' computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading of any materials related to in this Contest.

CONDITIONS

THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Entrants agree that this Contest shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the Pennsylvania and the forum for any dispute shall be in the Greensburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America. To the extent permitted by law, the right to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or on connection with this Contest are hereby excluded and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Certain restrictions may apply. Entries void if the D&L Industrial determines the photograph to not be an original, or if the entries are illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft.

By entering, entrants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; (b) that the decisions of the Judges are final and binding with respect to all matters relating to the Contest; and (c) if the entrant wins that D&L Industrial may use the winning photographs and each winner's name, photograph, likeness, and/or voice in any publicity or advertising relating to the Contest or future promotions without compensation or approval (except where prohibited by law). All federal, state/provincial/territorial, and local taxes, fees and surcharges and taxes (whether foreign or domestic, and including income, sales, and import taxes) on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. In the event that the selected winner(s) of any prize is/are ineligible, cannot be traced or does/do not respond within ten (10) days to a winner notification as required by the "Contest Prizes" Rules above, or refuses the prize, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may choose whether to award the prize to another entrant.

D&L Industrial reserves the right to verify the validity and originality of any entry and/or entrant (including an entrant's identity and address) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Official Rules or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the D&L Industrial to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

RIGHT TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND CONTEST

If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of D&L Industrial that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, D&L Industrial reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) who tamper with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest. If D&L Industrial elects to cancel or terminate the Contest, D&L Industrial will not retain any rights in the submitted photographs.

WINNERS LIST

Entrants are responsible for complying with these Official Rules. Winners' names will be available online at http://www.dlindustrial.com after December 15, 2011.

DATA PRIVACY

Entrants agree that personal data, especially name and address, may be processed, shared, and otherwise used for the purposes and within the context of the Contest and any other purposes outlined in these Official Rules. The data may also be used by the D&L Industrial in order to verify the participant's identity, postal address, and telephone number or to otherwise verify the participant's eligibility to participate in the Contest. Participants have the right to access, review, rectify, or cancel any personal data held by  D&L Industrial.

NOTICE TO INDIVIDUALS: REMOVAL FROM MAILING LIST: Any individual (or other duly authorized person) may elect to exclude the name and address of that individual from all lists used by D&L Industrial  to mail skill contests or sweepstakes. To elect to have an individual's name excluded from all such lists, submit a removal request in writing to: D&L Industrial 117 Main Street Irwin, PA 15642. This notification system may be used to prohibit mailing of all skill contests or sweepstakes by D&L Industrial to such individual.

 

Location Release

With respect to the attached photograph (hereinafter the "photograph"), I hereby represent that I am the owner, and was the owner at the time the photograph was taken, of the private property on which the photograph was taken. I hereby grant to the D&L Industrial (hereinafter the "D&L"), its affiliates and licensees, and to the photographer of the photograph, the following worldwide, irrevocable rights:

(1) to copyright the photograph in the name of  D&L or in the name of the photographer; and

(2) to use and re-use, publish and re-publish the photograph, in whole or in part, individually or in conjunction with printed matter, or in composite form, and in any medium, for editorial, commercial, promotional, and/or trade purposes.

I hereby waive my right to inspect or approve any copy that is used in connection with the photograph and release and discharge the D&L, its affiliates and licensees, and the photographer from any and all claims arising out of use by the D&L, its affiliates and licensees, of the photograph for the purposes described above, including any claims for libel and invasion of privacy.

I am over the age of twenty-one. I have read the foregoing and fully understand its contents.

Signature: _____________________________________ 

 

Printed Name: __________________________ Date: __________________

Complete Address: 

_____________________________________ 

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