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ARCLIGHT MOVIE POSTER Contest OFFICIAL RULES

Consumer Disclosure: You have not yet won. No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win.  Purchase will not increase your chances of winning.

The ArcLight Movie Poster Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Pacific Theaters Exhibition Corp. d/b/a ArcLight Cinemas, 120 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048 ("ArcLight" or “Sponsor”).   The Contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. 

ELIGIBILITY
The Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who  are 18 years of age and older and who have Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the Contest Period.  

Employees, officers and directors of ArcLight and its respective parents, subsidiaries, agents and suppliers, as well as members of their immediate families (defined as parents, spouses, children, siblings and grandparents) and individuals living in the same household as those individuals are not eligible to enter or win. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant. 

CONTEST PERIOD

The Contest begins at 12:00 PM on July 2nd, 2013and ends at 11:59 PM on July 30th, 2013 (“Contest Period”) Entries must be received by the end of the Contest Period to be eligible. Judging will take place between 10:00 AM on July 31st, 2013 and 10:00 AM on August 8th, 2013(“Judging Period”).

HOW TO ENTER
To enter the Contest, submit the following items to ArcLight:

  1. Complete an Entry Form: Access the Contest website available at https://www.arclightcinemas.com/news/promotion-movie-poster-contest (the “Contest Website”) and follow the links and instructions provided to complete an entry form. Each entrant must complete the online entry form in full by providing his or her name, telephone number, e-mail address, and any other requested information; and
  2. Submit a Submission Responding to the Contest Theme:Original movie poster artwork responding to the Contest theme of ArcLight Presents…In the Mood for Love (each a “Submission”). Each Submission must be unique and may not be a duplicate of a prior Submission made by you or any other entrant. Additional limitations are set forth below. All Submissions must adhere to all requirements set forth in these Official Rules and on the Contest Website for Submissions. Submit your completed Submission, which adheres to all applicable requirements, via the Contest Website according to the instructions provided on the Contest Website.

Only online entries submitted through the Contest Website in accordance with these Official Rules will be accepted. No photocopied, mechanically reproduced, telephoned, faxed, emailed or mailed entries will be accepted.

You may enter one Submissions in this Contest. Receipt of entry will not be acknowledged, and proof of submission of an entry will not be deemed proof of receipt. Any automated computer receipt (such as a “thanks for entering” message) does not constitute proof of actual receipt of entry by Sponsor. Sponsor has no obligation to advise an entrant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant entry. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, invalid, unintelligible, incomplete, garbled, or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. Proof of submission of an entry will not be deemed proof of receipt.  In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant.  The “authorized account” holder is the natural person assigned the email account by the email service provider. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS CAREFULLY.  SUBMISSIONS WHICH DO NOT COMPLY WITH THESE REQUIREMENTS MAY BE DISQUALIFIED OR NOT FULLY CONSIDERED.

In addition, Submissions may not contain, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:

  • is sexually explicit or suggestive; violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group or treat any individual, organization or group with disrespect; profane or pornographic; contains nudity or is otherwise potentially offensive to a family audience;
  • promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or depicts the use of any of the foregoing); references politics or takes a political point of view;
  • depicts or describes any act which is dangerous or suggests any person undertake a dangerous activity, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion;
  • appears to duplicate any other Submissions;
  • defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging or defamatory remarks about other people or companies;
  • contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by third parties;
  • contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses, street addresses or telephone numbers;
  • contains copyright-protected materials owned by others (such as photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media);
  • contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying celebrities or other public figures, living or dead, or images of individuals who have not granted permission;
  • contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead;
  • communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and good will of the Contest;
  • is inappropriate, indecent, harmful, discriminatory or obscene; or
  • violates any law.

All Submissions must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image and may not be offensive, as determined by ArcLight, in its sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, but will not be obligated, to review (or have its designee review) Submissions for compliance with these Official Rules.  Sponsor may disqualify any Submission or remove any Submission from the Contest Website for any reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion, exercised at any time.  Any Submission that fails to comply with the requirements set forth in any applicable website terms and conditions, these Official Rules or on the Contest Website, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, may be disqualified.  

Rights of Privacy and Publicity of Others: By submitting a Submission, you represent and warrant that you have obtained written permission from each person whose name, image, likeness or voice (“Likeness”) is included in the Submission; that such person has granted you all necessary rights to use the person’s Likeness in the Submission and as described in these Official Rules; and that you can and will make written copies of such permissions available to Sponsor upon request.  If the Likeness of a minor is included, such grant of rights must include written permission from the minor’s parent or legal guardian authorizing the use of the minor’s Likeness on behalf of the minor. You may not feature in a Submission any individual who is a party to any agreement with any third party, or a member of any organization or union, that might interfere with your participation in this Contest or the use of the Submission by Sponsor as provided herein.  It is your responsibility to verify such possible relationships.

Submissions, in whole or in part, become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  The entrant that submitted the entry unconditionally and irrevocably grants to Sponsor (and those acting pursuant to the direction of Sponsor) a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, fully-transferable license to use, display, reproduce, communicate, publish, alter, edit, abridge, translate, assign, license or dispose of that Submission in any way (without approval of, compensation or acknowledgement to the individual that submits an entry), and to otherwise exploit the Submission (and any information or ideas contained therein) for promotional purposes in any media or manner worldwide. Any individual submitting a Submission hereby waives in favor of Sponsor any moral rights, “droit moral,” rights of attribution or similar rights the individual might otherwise have in or to the Submission. Sponsor shall have no obligation to maintain any of the Submissions or information or ideas contained therein as confidential or proprietary. Entrants agree that there is no guarantee that Sponsor will make use of any rights granted to Sponsor in any Submission and any use of a Submission is solely at Sponsor’s discretion. 

WINNER SELECTION

Each eligible Submission will be evaluated and judged by a panel of judges selected by Sponsor.  The panel of judges will select the potential Prize winner(s) based on the following judging criteria: artistic merit and adherence to the stated guidelines.

In the event of a tie, the judging panel will judge the tied entries again until a winner is determined. All decisions of the judging panel are final and binding in all respects.

The potential prize winner(s) will be notified by phone or email on or about 8/8/2013.  If a potential prize winner(s) cannot be reached by Sponsor (or its designee) within ten (10) days, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable, that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize and an alternative prize winner may be selected from the remaining Submissions according to the criteria provided above. Potential prize winner(s) must comply with these Official Rules in order to be confirmed the winner of a prize.  Potential prize winner must sign and return any required forms, including, without limitation, affidavits of eligibility, prize acceptance and liability and publicity release forms, and IRS-W9 forms, to Sponsor five (5) days after delivery of the forms.  If a potential prize winner fails to comply with these Official Rules or fails to return all of the required forms within the time specified, that potential prize winner may be disqualified, and an alternative prize winner may be selected by Sponsor from the remaining Submissions as set forth above.  The return of the above-mentioned forms within the allotted time shall be the sole responsibility of the prize winner; Sponsor is not responsible for delays in delivery. 

PRIZE
1 total prize(s) to be awarded

1 ArcLight Movie Night Gift Package: Including a $50 Gift Card, Two Tickets, 1 Caramel Corn, and 1 item of ArcLight Merchandise (ARV: $100)

Sponsor makes no warranties, representations or guarantees relative to any prize, and disclaims all liability for the provision, use, quality or nature of any third party product or service provided to the prize winner.  Prize winner is responsible for all taxes resulting from acceptance and use of the prize, and all costs and expenses not specified as part of the prize. Except for the prize values, prize winner will not receive any additional monetary compensation or acknowledgement for participation in the Contest, any advertisement or other material. 

ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS

Prizes are non-transferable except by Sponsor and must be accepted as awarded.  Prizes cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer.  No substitution or cash equivalent of a prize is permitted; however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with another of equal or greater value.  No winner is entitled to the difference between the approximate retail value and the actual value of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Contest, including, but not limited to, errors in the printing or posting of the offer or official rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of the prize.  Any attempt to damage the content or operation of the Contest is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsor or its agents.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend this Contest if the Contest cannot be operated as planned or should virus, bugs or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt or impair the administration, security or proper play of this Contest. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue or cancel the Contest and select a winner from the eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation that have not been compromised. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items.  The Sponsor and any telephone network or service providers are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, CONTEST ADMINISTRATOR AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES) WHETHER ARISING IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), CONTRACT, WARRANTY, STRICT LIABILITY, RELIANCE OR UNDER ANY OTHER THEORY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT ENTRANT'S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON, AND WHETHER OR NOT SPONSOR, OR CONTEST ADMINISTRATOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  SPONSOR, CONTEST ADMINISTRATOR AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE CONTEST WEBSITE AND ALL OTHER ELEMENTS OF THIS CONTEST IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. THE CONTEST WEBSITE AND ALL OTHER ELEMENTS OF THIS CONTEST ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT SPONSOR, AND CONTEST ADMINISTRATOR MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AVAILABILITY AND/OR PERFORMANCE OF ANY ELEMENT OF THIS CONTEST.  SPONSOR, CONTEST ADMINISTRATOR AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST.

PUBLICITY AND USE OF INFORMATION

By participating, each entrant grants Sponsor and its affiliates permission to use his/her name, likeness, or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

WHO WON

The winners name(s) may be requested by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to: ArcLight, Attn: ArcLight Movie Poster Contest, Contest Winner's List, 120 N. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048. Requests must be postmarked by September 1st, 2013.