No purchase necessary to enter or to win.
How to enter.
1. Beginning June 17, 2010, at 12:01 a.m. (ET) through August 6, 2010, at 11:59 p.m. (ET), enter online at MyNorth.com/givingvideo. Complete the form—all fields are required—and submit your entry.
2. One entry per email address is permitted. Incomplete entry forms, illegible entry forms or entry forms that have been tampered with will be disqualified. To be eligible, entrants must provide a legible, valid email address and entrants must represent a 501-c-3 non-profit organization currently registered in the State of Michigan. MyNorth Media may require proof of registration and confirmation that Entrant has authority to represent winning organization.
As a benefit of entering the MyNorth Guide to Giving Video Contest, entrants will receive four monthly email newsletters: MyNorth Getting Up North, MyNorth Outdoors, MyNorth Food & Wine, Northern Home & Cottage Style. Entrants may unsubscribe from any of these free monthly email newsletters at any time.
3. Winner Selection: after August 6, 2010, one winner will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received. The random drawing will be conducted by Traverse Magazine | MyNorth Media whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Winner will be notified via phone, e-mail, or postal mail, at Sponsor's discretion, on August 17, 2010. Winner will have 72 hours from the time of notification to respond and claim the prize. After that time the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner.
Winner’s List: For winner’s name send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Traverse Magazine | MyNorth Media 148 E Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49684.
Prize and Approximate Retail Value: $600
A custom video of your non-profit organization professionally produced by MyNorth Media. The video may be up to one minute (60 seconds) in length. The video will include one location. Still photos may be included as well. An audio track in the form of speaking and/or music may be included.
Video production must be scheduled with MyNorth Media at least four weeks in advance of desired production dates. All attempts will be made to find a mutually convenient production time and location. Winner must schedule video production with MyNorth Media by 12/31/2010. MyNorth Media will coordinate video production and content with the leadership of the represented organization.
Video will be available on MyNorth.com for one year.
Winner may choose to pay for upgrades to the prize outlined above. All associated fees are Winner’s responsibility. Winner is responsible for any state sales taxes and any federal income taxes associated with accepting this prize.
ENTRIES: Limit (1) one entry per email address. Entries using macro, robotic, script or other forms of automatic entry will be disqualified. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. No mechanically reproduced entries permitted. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, incomplete, inaccurate or otherwise unusable entries. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address. The "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an Internet service provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence. Void in Puerto Rico, and where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, the independent judging organization and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in the same household of each such employee) are not eligible to enter or win.
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Entrants must have a valid e-mail address and it is Entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any change in e-mail address. Expenses not specifically included in prize description and all taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied outside of manufacturer's limited warranty. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize permitted, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize for an item of equal or greater value in the event an advertised prize is unavailable. All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Promotion. Winner (and parent or legal guardian if winner is a minor) may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and, where legally permissible, a Publicity Release within 7 days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner.
Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
Winner hereby further agrees that it will sign any documents necessary to transfer copyright of the entry to Sponsor within 7 days following the date of first attempted notification. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name and/or likeness, biographical material and/or entry (including an altered form of the entry) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, Winner agrees to hold Sponsor, prize supplier, their advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors, and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Promotion or acceptance or use of the prize. Sponsor and prize supplier are not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prize. Prize supplier has no responsibility for the conduct, disclosures or marketing communications for this promotion.
INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in a Promotion if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants. Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.
DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in Traverse City, Michigan, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages"), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. Michigan State law, without reference to Michigan’s choice of law rules, governs the Promotion and all aspects related thereto.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Promotion is MyNorth Media a dba of Prism Publications, Inc. 148 E. Front St., Traverse City, MI 49682.