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Soundings' Give Us Your Best Shot guidelines

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR PHOTO: Logon to If submitter does not already “Like” the Page, the submitter must “Like the Page and allow Facebook permissions to gain access to the contest. After following the on-screen instructions, the submitter must then provide all the required information requested on the Official Entry Form. Then submit a photograph, no larger than 30 MB and a brief description of the photo in 25 words or less. One photo per submission. You can submit as many times as you like. Soundings has the right to crop or edit your photo and description to fit Facebook guidelines. Photo must be original work of submitter. If chosen, your photo will be display as Soundings Facebook cover photo. It will be displayed with your description for up to seven days. We have the right to remove and repost your submission. GIVE US YOUR BEST SHOT runs until August 31, 2012.


Each Entry: must be in English and must include a description not exceeding 25 characters in length. It must comply with Facebook’s Terms of Service located at:;

Must submit an image that:

•Does not exceed 30 MB in size;

•Complies with all other Entry Guidelines and Requirements;

•Be in JPG format;

•Does not contain any identifiable person unless all people consent to the use of the photo;

Should the Contestant include personally identifiable information about him/herself in his/her Photo, Submitter acknowledges and agrees that such information will be disclosed publicly and Submitter is solely responsible for any consequences thereof; Must be the original work of the Submittter; Must not have been submitted previously in a promotion or contest of any kind and has not been exhibited or distributed previously in any media; Must not contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, including copyright infringement;

Must not disparage Sponsor, Administrator, or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Contest; Must not in any way contain any third-party logos, insignia, brand names or trademarks other than those of Sponsor; Must not include personally-identifiable information;

Must not contain third-party images, sculptures, or artwork that are not the original work of the Contestant;

Must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, lewd, pornographic, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;

Entries may not contain any offensive or vulgar language nor depict any pornographic or illegal act;

Must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and Must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of, or contrary to the laws or regulations of the United States or the local jurisdiction where the Entry is created.

GENERAL SUBMISSION TERMS: By submitting an Entry, Submitter hereby grants permission for the Photo to be posted on the Soundings Facebook page. Submitter agrees that Promotion Entities (as defined above) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Photos by third parties. By entering the Contest, Submitter agrees that the Entry conforms to the Official Rules and that Sponsor may remove the Entry and disqualify Submitter at any time from the Contest if Sponsor believes in its sole and absolute discretion that the Entry fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions or Official Rules. By uploading a Photo, Submitter agrees that his/her first name, last initial, city and state may be used to identify him/her when the Photo is posted to the Page. EACH SUBMITTER REPRESENTS, UNDERSTANDS AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HE/SHE WILL NOT BE PAID FOR OR RECEIVE ANY FORM OF COMPENSATION OR ROYALTY OTHER THAN THE PRIZES STATED HEREIN IN EXCHANGE FOR GRANTING SPONSOR THESE RIGHTS OR FOR ANY SUBSEQUENT USE OF SUCH ENTRY BY SPONSOR. By uploading a Photo, Submitter consents to give Sponsor a royalty free irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, copyright, publish create derivative works from and display such Photo in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes without any compensation or notice, in perpetuity. If requested, Submitter must sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights Submitter is granting to use the Photo.

Submitter acknowledges and agrees that: (i) all copyrights and trademarks (the “Property”) that are in the name of and/or owned by Sponsor shall be and remain the sole and complete property of Sponsor; (ii) Contestant shall not at any time acquire or claim any right, title or interest of any nature whatsoever in such Property by virtue of Contestant’s use thereof in connection with the Contest; and (iii) any right, title or interest in or relating to the Property which comes into existence during the Contest as a result of Contestant’s use of the Property shall immediately and automatically vest in Sponsor. Contestant agrees never to contest or assist others in contesting Sponsor’s ownership of the Property.