T-Shirt Contest: Terms and Conditions
The 2020 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-Shirt Design Contest
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO
WIN. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND
MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
2. Eligibility. Subject to the additional restrictions below,
the 2020 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-Shirt Design Contest (the "Contest") is open
to legal U.S. residents (excluding Puerto Rico) who are 18 years or older and
are physically located in the U.S. at the time of entry. Employees of Cox Enterprises, Inc., d/b/a The
Atlanta Journal-Constitution ("Sponsor"), Atlanta Track Club ("Promotional
Partner"), and each of their respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries, and
advertising and promotional agencies, and the family members of, and any persons
domiciled with, any such employees, are not eligible to enter or to win. The term "family members" includes spouses,
parents, grandparents, siblings, children, grandchildren and in-laws,
regardless of where they live.
3. How To Enter. The Contest entry
period will begin at 12:01 a.m. (E.T.) on November 26, 2020 and end at 11:59
p.m. (E.T.) on February 03, 2020 (the "Contest Entry Period"). Sponsor will be the official timekeeper for
As part of the entry process, you must create an original
design for display on the 2020 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt. Designs should measure 12" x 12" and must be
submitted as a digital file (PDF or JPG) attachment to the email address
provided. Designs must be digitally created. No hand-drawn designs will be
accepted. Design is for the front of the shirt only and must be created by
using a maximum of four (4) spot colors. The race title, "AJC Peachtree Road
Race," should be included at the top of your design and should be at least 2"
high. The font, design and size of the words "AJC" should be equal to the rest
of the race name, "Peachtree Road Race" so the official name of the race, "AJC
Peachtree Road Race" appears as a consistent design element.
To enter your original design, complete an Official Entry
Form available online at www.peachtreeroadrace.org,
and upload your artwork using the link provided on this webpage.
If you are unable to submit your artwork and complete the
Official Entry Form on the webpage, email the entry form information and
artwork to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Artwork should be submitted as an attachment. Your name, address/city/state/zip, age, email and daytime phone number
can be submitted in the body of the email. No photographs of original
artwork will be accepted.
Artwork must be submitted either as a PDF or JPG and must
be a minimum of 300dpi. File size should be no greater than 3 MB. All entries
must be received by February 10, 2020.
No facsimiles or mechanical reproductions permitted.
Maximum three (3) entries during the Contest Entry Period
The use of multiple identities and/or accounts is
prohibited, and any attempt to obtain more than the stated number of entries
will void that participant's entries and may result in participant's
disqualification. Incomplete, forged,
altered, automated, mechanically-reproduced, lost, late, misdirected, garbled,
or illegible entries, or entries that do not meet the requirements specified
above, will be disqualified.
All entries become property of Sponsor and Promotional
Partner and none will be returned. Any
questions regarding the number of entries submitted shall be determined by
Sponsor and/or Promotional Partner in their sole discretion, and Sponsor and
Promotional Partner reserve the right to disqualify any entries by persons who
submit false or misleading entry information or who Sponsor and Promotional
Partner determine to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest.
4. Entry Restrictions. You
must be (i) 18 years of age or older; and (ii) the sole author of your design
entry. In addition, your design entry
(1) cannot depict trademarked
apparel; (2) must be suitable for a general audience; (3) cannot contain any nudity, sexually explicit, disparaging, libelous
or other inappropriate content (all as determined in the sole discretion of
Sponsor and/or Promotional Partner); (4) cannot
contain any commercial content that promotes any product(s) or service(s) other
than Sponsor and/or Promotional Partner; (5) cannot contain any trademarks, copyrighted works or other
intellectual property (other than works and intellectual property that you own,
or for which you have obtained royalty-free rights for Sponsor and Promotional
Partner to use in connection with this Contest and related events
(collectively, "Authorized Assets"). Any
elements appearing in your entry must be entirely original, created by you, be
in the public domain, or be an Authorized Asset. Use of any materials that are not original to
you, not in the public domain, or that are not an Authorized Asset may result
in disqualification. Sponsor and/or
Promotional Partner reserve the right to disqualify any entry that violates the
foregoing restrictions, as determined by Sponsor and/or Promotional Partner in
their sole discretion.
5. Finalist Selection and Notification
Process. At the conclusion of
the Contest Entry Period, five (5) design entries will be selected as potential
finalists by a committee of judges consisting of employees of Sponsor,
Promotional Partner and local Atlanta artists or other individuals as
designated by Atlanta Track Club and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, based on
the design's creativity and the emotional appeal of the design as a
commemorative symbol of the AJC Peachtree Road Race event.
Each potential finalist will be notified on or about
February 10, 2020 at the telephone number or email address provided on the
potential finalist's entry form. In
order to be officially designated a finalist, the potential finalists must
respond to Promotional Partner's notification within forty-eight (48) hours of
notice or attempted notice. Promotional
Partner's inability to reach a potential finalist after a reasonable (as solely
determined by Sponsor and/or Promotional Partner) effort has been made, the
failure of a potential finalist to timely respond to a notification, and/or a
potential finalist's failure to comply with any term or condition of these
Official Rules may, in Sponsor's and/or Promotional Partner's sole discretion,
result in the potential finalist's disqualification and the selection of a
substitute potential finalist based upon the judging criteria described
above. Then, on or about February 22, 2020
the designs of each finalist will be published in The Atlanta
Journal-Constitution and online at www.ajc.com/peachtree
(the "Website") and www.peachtreeroadrace.org
for public view.
6. Winner Selection and Notification
Process. Between 12:01 a.m.
(E.T.) on March 1, 2020 and 11:59 p.m. (E.T.) on March 31, 2020(the "Winning Design Voting Period"),
visitors to the Website will be prompted to vote for the design that they think
should be displayed on the 2020 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-shirt from among the
five (5) entries chosen by the judges.
All voting will be conducted on AJC.com. The Website's database clock
will be the official timekeeper for online voting during the Winning Design
Voting Period. By voting, you agree to
be bound by Sponsor's Visitor Agreement (http://www.ajc.com/visitor_agreement/)
which are both hereby incorporated by reference.
Limit one vote per valid email address per day.
Sponsor will not be responsible for failure to receive
votes due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind,
including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or
software, whether originating with sender, Sponsor or Sponsor's Contest
application service provider. Please
note that even if a particular entry is shown as the leader at the close of the
Winning Design Voting Period, that entry has not yet won. All results are unofficial until verified by
Sponsor and/or Promotional Partner.
At the conclusion of the Winning Design Voting Period,
the one (1) design that receives the highest number of votes will be the named
the potential winning design entry upon verification by Sponsor and/or
Promotional Partner. The designs that
receive the second, third, fourth and fifth highest number of votes will be
named runner-up winners upon verification by Sponsor and/or Promotional
In the unlikely event that there is a tie between the
highest vote getters, the potential winning design will be selected by the
Contest judges based upon the judging criteria described above.
7. Prize Description.
One (1) Winning Design Prize: Subject to verification of eligibility and
compliance with these Official Rules, one (1) Winning Design Prize Winner will
receive a check for $1,000. The Winning Design Prize Winner will be the entrant
that submitted the winning design entry (who must also be the sole author of
the winning design entry).
Four (4) Runner-Up Prizes: Subject to verification of
eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, four (4) Runner-Up Prize
Winners will each receive a check for $100.
Each of the Runner-Up Prize Winners will be the entrant that submitted
the runner-up design entry (who must also be the sole author of the runner-up
Total ARV of all prizes to be awarded in the
Limit: One (1) prize per person and per household.
8. Winner Notification and Acceptance. Promotional Partner will notify the potential
winners ("Potential Winners") on or about July 4, 2020 at the telephone number
or email address provided on the Potential Winners' entry forms.
In order to claim the prize, Potential Winners must
respond to Promotional Partner's notification within three (3) business days of
notice or attempted notice.
Potential Winners will be required to complete an
affidavit of eligibility, and a liability and publicity release (except where
prohibited by law), which must be returned within five (5) business days after
Promotional Partner's inability to reach Potential
Winners after a reasonable (as solely determined by Sponsor and/or Promotional
Partner) effort has been made, the failure of a Potential Winner to timely
respond to a prize notification, the return of any prize notification as
undeliverable, and/or a Potential Winner's failure to comply with any term or
condition of these Official Rules may, in Sponsor's sole discretion, result in
the Potential Winner's disqualification and the selection of a substitute
winner based upon the design entry that received the next highest number of
A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND
UNTIL SPONSOR HAS COMPLETED ITS VERIFICATION OF PARTICIPANT'S ELIGIBILITY.
A winner may waive the right to receive a prize. Prizes are non-assignable and
nontransferable. No substitutions
allowed by winner. Prizes and individual
components of prize packages are subject to availability. Sponsor and/or Promotional Partner reserve
the right to substitute prizes or components of prize packages with a prize or
component of equal or greater value.
Winner is solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes on a
prize. Winner may be required to provide
his/her valid Social Security Number to Sponsor for tax purposes and/or
complete an IRS W-9 form in order to claim a prize. Winners are solely responsible for all
federal, state and local taxes on prize value and, as applicable, will be
issued an IRS Form 1099 based on the prize value determined by Sponsor. Prizes
not won and claimed by eligible winners in accordance with these Official Rules
will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor.
9. Participation. By participating, participants agree to be
bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, Promotional Partner
and any Contest judges or administrators selected by Sponsor and/or Promotional
Partner, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify
persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Contest as
solely determined by Sponsor. In the
event the Contest is compromised bya
virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the
reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or impair the administration,
security, fairness or proper operation of the Contest, Sponsor and/or
Promotional Partner reserve the right in their sole discretion to suspend,
modify or terminate the Contest. Should
the Contest be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor and/or
Promotional Partner reserve the right to award prizes based on the entries received
before the termination date. Proof of sending or submission of an entry will
not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor.
10. Authorization. BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, YOU REPRESENT AND
WARRANT THAT (I) YOUR ENTRY IS ORIGINAL, WAS LEGALLY OBTAINED AND CREATED, AND
DOES NOT INFRINGE THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OR OTHER LEGAL, EQUITABLE,
OR MORAL RIGHTS OF ANY THIRD PARTY; (II) YOU HAVE OBTAINED PERMISSION TO SUBMIT
YOUR ENTRY FROM EVERYONE NAMED, DESCRIBED, OR APPEARING IN YOUR ENTRY AND FROM
THE OWNERS OF ALL LOCATIONS APPEARING IN YOUR ENTRY, AND YOU CAN MAKE THOSE
AUTHORIZATIONS AVAILABLE TO SPONSOR UPON REQUEST; (III) THE ENTRY YOU ARE
SUBMITTING HAS NOT PREVIOUSLY BEEN PUBLISHED OR ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION AND IS
NOT CURRENTLY UNDER CONSIDERATION FOR PUBLICATION; AND (IV) YOU WILL NOT
DISSEMINATE OR OTHERWISE SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY TO ANY OTHER ENTITY FOR PUBLICATION.
11. Publicity Release. BY
ENTERING THE CONTEST, YOU AGREE THAT SPONSOR, PROMOTIONAL PARTNER, COX MEDIA
GROUP, LLC, COX ENTERPRISES, INC., AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SUBSIDIARIES,
AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING/PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND PRIZE
SUPPLIERS AND EACH SUCH COMPANY'S OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS,
REPRESENTATIVES, AND SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "RELEASED
PARTIES") HAVE THE ABSOLUTE RIGHT
AND PERMISSION TO PUBLISH YOUR ENTRY ON THE WEBSITE AND TO BROADCAST, PUBLISH,
OR OTHERWISE USE YOUR ENTRY AND/OR YOUR NAME, BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION, AND
LIKENESS IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST OR FOR ANY COMMERCIAL, PUBLICITY, OR
PROMOTIONAL PURPOSE WITHOUT LIMITATION, REVIEW OR APPROVAL, OR COMPENSATION TO
YOU. BY ENTERING, YOU GRANT THE RELEASED
PARTIES AN EXCLUSIVE, ROYALTY-FREE AND IRREVOCABLE LICENSE AND RIGHT (BUT NOT
THE OBLIGATION) TO TELECAST, BROADCAST, COPY, EDIT, ADAPT, MODIFY, REPRODUCE,
PUBLISH, CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS OF, DISTRIBUTE, USE, OR OTHERWISE PUBLICLY
DISPLAY ANY OR ALL OF YOUR ENTRIES, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, IN ANY MANNER OR
MEDIUM THROUGHOUT THE WORLD IN PERPETUITY, FOR COMMERCIAL, PUBLICITY, OR
PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES, AND TO LICENSE OTHERS TO DO SO, WITHOUT LIMITATION,
REVIEW OR APPROVAL, OR COMPENSATION TO YOU.
12. Indemnification. If Sponsor's and/or Promotional Partner's use
of your entry causes Sponsor and/or Promotional Partner to be subject to a
claim by any third party, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Released
Parties, and all persons acting by, through, under or in concert with them,
against any and all damages, costs, judgments and expenses (including
reasonable attorney's fees) which the Released Parties (or any one of them) may
incur as a result of the use of your entry.
13. Release. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, EACH
PARTICIPANT AGREES TO FULLY RELEASE, FOREVER DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE
RELEASED PARTIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, COSTS, LIABILITIES, LOSSES,
INJURIES, AND DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE CONTEST, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, ANY CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY,
LOSS OF ENJOYMENT, OR ANY OTHER HARM WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF: (1)
PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST; (2) THE QUALITY, RECEIPT, POSSESSION, USE, OR
MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE; OR (3) ANY TRAVEL OR ACTIVITY THAT IS RELATED TO THE
CONTEST OR ANY PRIZE.
14. Limitations of Liability. By
PARTICIPATING IN the Contest, PARTICIPANTs acknowledge and agree that
EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING THE WEBSITE AND THE prize(S), ARE
provided "as is" and that Sponsor makes no representations or warranties OF ANY
KIND, express or implied, about the Prize(S) and sponsor hereby DISCLAIMS all
such warranties, including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of
merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE
EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY
NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF THE RELEASED PARTIES IS
LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.)
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any
incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by PARTICIPANTs, printing
OR PRODUCTION errors, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with
or EMPLOYED in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but
not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or
network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part
of the entry process or the Contest; (4) technical or human error which may
occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or
the notification of any winner; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or
property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from
A PARTICIPANT'S participation in the Contest or receipt or useor misuse of any prize.
Only the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules
is available to be won in the Contest.
In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming, or any
other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these
Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to
award the prize based upon which entries received the highest scores according
to the judging criteria.
15. Construction. The invalidity or
unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity
or enforceability of any other provision.
In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or
otherwise unenforceable, these Official Rules shall be construed in accordance
with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained
16. Sponsor. The 2020 AJC Peachtree Road
Race T-Shirt Design Contest is sponsored by Cox Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a The
Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The
decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of winners and all other aspects
of the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor will not be responsible for
typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Rules or
in other materials or announcements relating to the Contest. For a list of winners available after July 4, 2020 or a copy of these
Official Rules, visit www.ajc.com/peachtree
or www.peachtreeroadrace.org, or
send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "Winners List/Official Rules" (as
applicable), 2020 AJC Peachtree Road Race T-Shirt Design Contest, Atlanta Track
Club, 201 Armour Drive; Atlanta, GA 30324