Does your pet have the Halloween (Howloween?) spirit!?
It’s that magical time when pumpkins glow and goblins come out to play. And our pets love to get in on the action – from spooky Heggie toys to seasonal Pawsitively Gourmet cookies. And costumes. Definitely costumes.
Join us in celebrating this fall festival on Instagram® and enter for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Kriser’s Natural Pet! No tricks required!
Get on Instagram
Post a pic of your pet in his or her favorite Halloween costume or with his or her favorite Halloween toys and décor.
Use #SoCuteItsScary in in the caption, and tag @KrisersPets.
Sweepstakes is open to entries until midnight on November 1, 2015. No limit to the entries per person, but they must be unique photos – no regrams or repeats of the same post please!
Three lucky entrants will be chosen on or just after November 2 to win a special treat – one of Three (3) $50 Gift Certificates to use at their favorite Kriser’s Natural Pet location.
Full rules can be found below! We look forward to seeing your fearsome furry friends!
#SoCuteItsScary Photo Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW
1. GENERAL. This #SoCuteItsScary Photo Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Kriser’s Feeding Pets For Life, LLC d/b/a Kriser’s or Kriser’s Natural Pet (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 am PST on October 20, 2015 and ends at 11:59 pm PST on November 1, 2015 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor respecting the Sweepstakes.
2. ELIGIBILITY. To be eligible to enter, you must be a legal resident of the United States and at least 18 years of age as of October 20, 2015. Any person who is an employee, contractor, officer, director, agent or other representative of Sponsor, or of any of its affiliates or agencies, and members of such person’s immediate family and persons living in the same household with such person, are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. No limit on the number of entries allowed per person—i.e., you may enter the Sweepstakes multiple times. The entrant must have an Instagram® account which is public; if you are not a member, you may find links to download the app here: http://instagr.am/
3. HOW TO ENTER. To enter, follow @KrisersPets on Instagram, take a photograph of your pet in a Halloween costume or with seasonal Halloween accessories, publish the photo to Instagram during the Sweepstakes Period and include the hashtag #SoCuteItsScary. Your pet must be shown in the photo; any photo without pets visible in the photo will be disqualified. Any photo showing animals wearing choke or pinch collars, or otherwise displaying the animal in an inappropriate manner (in the sole discretion of Sponsor) will also be disqualified. Photo entries must be published during the Sweepstakes Period (adding the #SoCuteItsScary hashtag to photos published outside the Sweepstakes Period is not valid means of entry).
4. ADDITIONAL TERMS REGARDING PHOTOS. Any photograph that you publish to enter the Sweepstakes must be your original work, and you must have full ownership rights to the photo. By publishing a photograph for this Sweepstakes using #SoCuteItsScary, you hereby grant Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such photo, and to use the animal’s name and likeness, in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate the photo into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for any promotional or marketing purpose. If requested, you will execute any documentation requested by Sponsor or any of its designees in support of this license.
5. SELECTION OF WINNERS. There will be three (3) prizes awarded at the end of this Sweepstakes. The winners will be selected at random from all valid entries, as is outlined in Section 3. The subject matter of the photos selected for the three (3) winners must align with the Sweepstakes theme, as indicated by @KrisersPets on Instagram. The prizes are as follows: Each Prize winner will receive a $50 gift card valid for use at KRISER’S stores.
6. ODDS OF WINNING. The odds of winning one of the prizes will depend on the number of eligible entries received in each category during the Sweepstakes Period.
7. OTHER TERMS REGARDING PRIZES. The total ARV of all of the prizes is $150. All costs to deliver the prize to the winner is the responsibility of Sponsor. Any other expenses, including all federal, state and local taxes associated with the prize (if any), will be the responsibility of the winner. Each winner will be notified via a comment from @KrisersPets to the Instagram photo submitted upon entry to the Sweepstakes, and must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, and Liability and Publicity Release upon Sponsor’s request. Prizes are non-transferable, and substitutions may only be made in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The winners will be notified on or about the end of the Sweepstakes Period. In the event any prize is not claimed within ten (10) days of notification (or is otherwise rejected by the winner), an alternate winner may be selected based on the same criteria specified above. In the event any such alternate winner does not claim the prize within ten (10) days after notification (or otherwise rejects the prize), another alternate winner may be identified, with another ten (10) days to claim the prize, and so on until all of the prizes have been claimed. Each gift certificate must be used in compliance with its terms and conditions. Limits: Only one prize per person and only one winner per household.
8. RELEASE. By accepting a prize, each winner grants Sponsor the right to use the winner’s name, voice, signature, photo and likeness (as well as the name, photo and likeness of the animal in the photo entry) for advertising, publicity, promotional and other purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law.
9. GENERAL TERMS REGARDING ADMINISTRATION OF SWEEPSTAKES. Sponsor is not responsible for any lost, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, delayed, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entry; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, ISP, website, or other connection; or for any other technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmission or computer hardware error or malfunction in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes for any reason, including, but not limited to, any corruption or impairment of the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes (in Sponsor’s sole discretion), and, if terminated, to award the prizes to a charity of Sponsor’s choosing. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. All decisions of Sponsor in any matter relating to this Sweepstakes shall be binding and final.
10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that Sponsor and its officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) (a) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Sweepstakes, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of a prize (including any travel or activity related thereto); (b) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, incidental, consequential or any other indirect damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs.
11. GOVERNING LAW. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of participants or Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state laws. By entering, each entrant consents to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in San Diego County, California.
12. SEVERABILITY. If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
13. LIST OF WINNERS. To obtain a list of the winners of this Sweepstakes, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by March 15, 2015 to: Kriser’s Feeding Pets For Life. Attn: #SoCuteItsScary Social Media Photo Sweepstakes – Winners List 1906 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90404
14. SPONSOR: Kriser’s Feeding Pets For Life, LLC 1906 Olympic Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90404