NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.  Void where prohibited or restricted by law.  Must be a legal U.S. resident residing in A#1 Air service area (defined as the Dallas,-Ft. Worth, TX Metroplex) and 18 years or older to enter.  Enter by 10/31/2021.  Sponsor: A#1 Air, 601 Corporate Dr, Lewisville, TX 75057-6403

 A#1 AIR’S ‘COOL CREATURES COSTUME CONTEST” PHOTO CONTEST 

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

1.  Eligibility Restrictions

a. This Contest is open to all legal U.S. resident Home-Owners who reside in the A#1 Air service area (defined as the Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX Metroplex) and are 18 years of age or older and have a valid e-mail address and/or Facebook account as of October 31, 2021.    Employees of A#1 Air (“Sponsor”) and the members of their immediate families (spouse and parents, children and siblings and their spouses) living in the same households of such employees are ineligible to enter or win.  The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

b. Only one winner per household is permitted during the Contest Period.  Any person found using multiple Facebook and/or email accounts to enter the Contest will be disqualified.

c. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and Sponsor will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent.  Sponsor will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and Sponsor will also delete any entry received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.

2. Contest Period: Consumers may enter the Contest between Oct 1, 2021 at 12:01 am Central Time (“CT”) and Oct 31, 2021 at 11:59 pm CT (the “Contest Period“).

3. How to Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchases made of services or products of Sponsor will NOT increase odds of winning. You may enter the Contest during the Entry Period as follows:

a. To enter the Contest, visit www.a1airdallas.com/contest and enter via electronic form provided.

b. Please read all rules and eligibility requirements at www.a1airdallas.com/rules

Limit one (1) entry per person/email address/per contest period. If an entrant submits multiple entries per contest period, all subsequent entries (other than the initial entry) will be automatically disqualified. All entries are subject to verification by the Administrator. Entries must be uploaded in compliance with the Contest requirements. Entry entries that do not meet the specifications or otherwise do not comply with the Official Rules herein may be automatically disqualified. Incomplete, illegible or mutilated entries will be automatically disqualified. No responsibility is assumed for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, altered or illegible entries. Any attempted form of entry other than as described herein is void. Administrator and or Sponsor will determine in its sole discretion what constitutes a valid entry. All materials submitted become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an entrant, entries will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry (if eligible). “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The potential winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. Entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account, which may be identified by reverse domain name search.

4. Entry Requirements: Your Entry must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be your own original work.
  • Cannot have been submitted in any other prize promotion or featured on a public website.
  • May only contain content, for which you have, or have the power to grant, all required consents and approvals.
  • Cannot contain, as determined by Sponsor, content that is sexually explicit, violent, derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, which violates any law, or which communicates a messages inconsistent with the positive good will to which we wish to associate.

Use of any elements that are not original or in the public domain will result in disqualification of a submission, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. If a submission depicts any third party, that third party must be of the age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence and you must have permission from that third party to grant the rights to the Sponsor described in the “Sponsor’s Rights to Entries” section below. By submitting an entry, you represent that (a) you are the creator of the submission, (b) you own all rights to the submission, (c) the submission does not infringe upon or violate the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third party, (d) the submission has not previously been entered in any other contest, and (e) the submission has not been previously published in any medium.

Entries submitted by mail will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering, Entrant grants Sponsor an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, freely transferable license to use the photo for all purposes, in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised. Photos must be originals and not be copied.  Entries may not violate any third party rights nor use any third-party intellectual property such as logos or background signs.  Entrants acknowledge and agree that their entry does not violate any rights of privacy or publicity and that they have the written permission of those appearing in their photo to submit their image.  Entries must not disparage; contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, or vulgar; or promote bigotry, racism, hatred or discrimination based on race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.  Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited.  Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor.  Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Contest.  Sponsor is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the Internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.  By entering this Contest, you agree to abide by these Official Rules and acknowledge that this Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by or associated with Facebook

The Administrator will not make available to the general public or to the Judges any entry that is obscene, pornographic, violent, offensive in any manner, or in any other way not suitable to be published (as determined solely by the Administrator). Entrants agree that the inability to publish an entry, or the obscenity, fraudulent nature or invalidity of the registration information (as determined by Sponsor or the Administrator, at their sole discretion) will render the corresponding entry void.

5. Sponsor’s Rights to Entries:  By submitting an entry, you: (a) irrevocably grant the Sponsor, its agents, licensees, and assigns the unconditional and perpetual (non-exclusive) right and permission to copyright, reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use your entry as-is or as-edited (with or without using your name) in any media throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation, or approval from you or any other party; (b) forever waive any rights of copyrights, trademark rights, privacy rights, and any other legal or moral rights that may preclude the Sponsor’s use of your entry, or require any further permission for the Sponsor to use the entry; and (c) agree not to instigate, support, maintain, or authorize any action, claim, or lawsuit against the Sponsor on the grounds that any use of the entry, or any derivative works, infringes any of your rights as creator of the entry, including, without limitation, copyrights, trademark rights, and moral rights.

6. Judging:  All entries will be judged by a select panel. The odds of winning depend on the number of valid entries received and the quality of the entries. In case of a tie, the Administrator will cast the final vote to determine one winning entry based on the criteria set forth above. The decision of the judging panel or the Administrator, as applicable, shall be final and legally binding as it pertains to this Contest. The winning entry will be announced on or about 15 days after the contest ends.

a. All entries will be judged based on the following criteria based on 5 key elements:

1. Composition of Photo – Get creative, have fun and take the shot!

2. “Cool” Factor – The purpose of the contest is to celebrate cool creatures on their best costumes, because cool is what we do!

3. Spirit if the Photo. Fun, Family-Friendly, Texas Pride, COOL, etc.

4. Creative Caption – Caption your photo and make it fun!

5. Following the Rules. No cutting corners, the official rules apply to all entries.

b. Sponsor will notify potential winners via email. The potential winner will be asked to contact Sponsor with a given phone number provided via email. Upon validation, potential winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release in which he or she agrees to hold Sponsor, Facebook, and each of their parent, subsidiary and affiliated corporations, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from use or misuse of a prize or participation in the Contest.  On or about Nov 15, 2021, the affidavit and release will be mailed or e-mailed, based on the potential winner’s preference upon account validation, and must be executed and returned within seven (7) days or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, is unable to validate his or her account, fails to sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. Upon timely completion and return of required affidavit and release, the winner should expect to receive his or her prize in the mail within two (2) weeks.

7. Prizes

One (1) Grand Prizes will be awarded. $1000 Cash Gift Card

One (1) 2nd Place Prize will be awarded. $500 Cash Gift Card

One (1) 3rd Place Prize will be awarded. $250 Cash Gift Card

ALL PRIZES are nonrefundable and not redeemable for cash or credit except where required by federal or applicable state law.  Package Items are not replaceable if lost, stolen, or destroyed.  Protect the Prize Package like cash. Delivery of Prize Package constitutes acceptance of all terms and conditions.

No prize substitutions, cash equivalent, or transfer of prizes permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prize subject to availability and the Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to award a prize of greater or equal value if the advertised prize is unavailable.

Prizes delivered to the winner will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss.  Sponsor is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.

8. Conditions

a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner.  Winner will be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full social security number or the equivalent.  Failure to submit a Form W-9 upon request will result in forfeiture of the prize.  Winnings over $600 will be reported to the IRS.

b. By participating in the Contest, the winner agrees to have his or her name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to the Contest without additional financial or other compensation unless prohibited by law, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.

c. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, stolen, mangled, misdelivered, postage due, illegible, incomplete or late entries, telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from entering or claiming a prize.

d. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of Sponsor’s website, or otherwise in violation of the Official Rules.  Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.

e. Sponsor reserves the right to make changes in the Official Rules, including the substitution of a prize of greater or equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement.

f. Failure to comply with the Official Rules may result in an entrant’s disqualification solely at the discretion of the Sponsor.

g. Copies of the Official Rules and a winners list (when complete) may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to A#1 Air, Attn: Marketing Dept, 601 E Corporate Dr
Lewisville, TX. 75057-6403. All requests must be received by DEC 15 th, 2021.

9. Limitations on Liability

Neither Sponsor nor its affiliated entities is responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Contest-related materials or transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunction.

Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused by participation in this Contest, redemption of any prize, and use or misuse of any prize.

By entering, entrant agrees to hold harmless and indemnify Sponsor, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents against any and all liability, damages, or causes of action (however named or described), with respect to or arising out of (i) entrant’s participation in the Contest, (ii) the receipt of the prizes, and/or (iii) use or misuse of the prizes awarded herein.

10. Construction and Disputes

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Texas, or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas.  The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official 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 therein.

the EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION for any dispute shall be in THE FEDERAL OR STATE COURTS LOCATED IN DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS.

11.   Sponsor

A#1 Air, 601 E Corporate Dr., Lewisville, TX 75057-6403