Enter the Garage Model Search 2013 Contest. Upload two photos of yourself on Facebook to enter. You could win and be the new model for the Back to School 2013 Photo Session. You also have the chance to win 1 of 8 $150 Garage Gift Cards.
Contest Start Date: March 4, 2013.
Contest Closing Date: April 14, 2013.
THE “GARAGE MODEL SEARCH 2013” CONTEST – OFFICIAL RULES
This contest is sponsored by Groupe Dynamite Inc. 5592 Ferrier Street, Mount-Royal, Québec, Canada, H4P 1M2 (the “Sponsor”), owner of the Garage brand (“Garage”).
No purchase necessary. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. The Garage Model Search 2013 Contest (the “Contest”) begins on March 4th, 2013 at 12 p.m. (ET) and runs until April 14th, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. (ET) (the “Promotion Period”). All entries for the Contest must be received by the Sponsor prior to the start of voting of the Promotion Period.
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Offerpop. You are providing your personal information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook or Offerpop. By participating in this Contest, each Participant (and his/her legal guardian or parents, where applicable) agrees to and effectively releases and forever discharges Facebook and Offerpop from any and all claims, demands, actions, damages, liabilities, costs, losses and expenses arising out of, or in connection with, the Contest.
This Contest is open to legal residents of Canada and continental USA, with the exception of Alaska, who are thirteen (13) years of age or older. Directors, officers, agents and employees of the Sponsor or of Offerpop and all of their respective parent companies, affiliated entities and divisions, and members of the aforementioned individuals’ respective immediate families (for the purpose of the Contest, immediate family includes children, siblings and parents) domiciled in the same household, are not eligible to enter.
Participants under the legal age of majority in the state or province in which they reside in must have the approval of their parent or legal guardian who has reached the age of majority to participate in this contest.
Participants cannot be represented by an agency or a manager at the time of submission, or until the end of the contest term nor during participation in the Garage photo session.
Participants must be legally able, willing and available to travel to/from/within Canada and the United States for up to 4 consecutive days during the month of May 2013 (subject to change). Applicants must hold a Canadian or an American passport valid through January 2014.
Participants must provide their name, address, birth date, cell phone number and e-mail address so that Garage can contact them in the event that they win. Unchecking the box to receive Garage e-mail offers does not reduce your chances of winning.
The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, state and local laws and regulations. By entering the Contest, participants (and their respective legal guardians or parents, where applicable) agree to be bound by and accept the terms and conditions of these official rules (the “Rules”). The Contest is void where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER:
***Limit of one (1) entry per valid Facebook account.*** All additional entries will be disqualified. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means are void. Entries that contain typographical errors, are altered, tampered with, incomplete, inaccurate, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with the Rules, shall also be disqualified.
There are two (2) ways to enter for a chance to win a Prize:
(i) Internet Entry: From March 4th, 2013 at 12 p.m. (ET) until March 17th, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. (ET), visit http://www.facebook.com/garage, Like the official Garage Facebook page, complete the submission form and upload two (2) photos of yourself; one (1) face shot and one (1) full body shot. Specifications for photographs: photograph must be a close-up of the participant’s face and have minimal background clutter (a solid or colored wall is preferred); participant must be make-up free and wear hair down; only colored photographs will be accepted; maximum file size is 1 MB. Participants must click on the Model Search 2013 contesttab to access the online submission form. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Contest Period. Garage reserves the right to remove an entry from the Contest and consequently disqualify a Participant if the photos are determined by Garage, in its sole discretion, to be indecent, inappropriate or otherwise unacceptable.
(ii) Mail-in Entry: Enter by submitting a 3” X 5” card, with your first and last name, address, birth date, daytime phone number, measurements (chest, waist & hips), one (1) face shot and one (1) full body shot and e-mail address (if applicable), and mail in a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Model Search 2013 Contest”, Garage, 5592 Ferrier Street, Mount-Royal, Québec, Canada, H4P 1M2. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by March 14th, 2013 and received by Sponsor by March 17th, 2012 to be eligible.
By completing the online registration form or mailing in your registration, each Participant agrees to these Official Rules. Entries received before and/or after the Promotion Period will be void. Any fees incurred by participants to enter the Contest, including, but not limited to fees for mail, internet access, equipment and taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of the participants and will not be reimbursed by the Sponsor.
Individuals will be able to vote for their favorite Model Search contestant during the two voting periods. The first voting period will begin on March 18th, 2013 at 12 p.m. (ET), and will end on March 24th, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. (ET). After the first voting period, the top three (3) most voted entries will be semifinalists along with two (2) additional candidates selected by a panel of Garage judges, at their sole discretion. These five (5) candidates will be identified by Garage as semifinalists on March 25th, 2013, at approximately noon (ET). All votes will be reset to zero before the second round of voting starts. The second round of voting will begin on March 25th, 2013 at 12 p.m. (ET) and will end on March 31st, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. (ET). After the second and final round voting, the top three (3) most voted entries will also be selected as semifinalists along with two (2) more candidates selected by a panel of Garage judges in their sole discretion. These five (5) additional candidates will be identified by Garage as semifinalists on April 1st, 2013, at approximately noon (ET). There will accordingly be a total of ten (10) semifinalists. Votes must be cast on the facebook.com/garage page under the Garage Model Search contest tab. One vote, per entry, per day, per valid Facebook account. Votes generated by a script, macro or other automated means are void.
On April 1st, 2013, Garage will contact the top ten (10) semifinalists. To remain qualified as a semifinalist, each entrant will be asked to submit a short video, saying why they should be the next face of Garage. Videos cannot be more than 30 seconds in length and they must fall into the generally accepted range of formats which are the following: Windows Media Video (.AVI), Windows Media Video (.WMV), .3GP or .3G2 (cell phones), MOV (Mac), MP4 (iPod/PSP), MPEG, FLV (adobe flash), MKV (h.264), M4V (iTunes), WMV, MJ2, M4A (iTunes). The videos must be received by April 7th, 2013 at 10 a.m. (ET).
Two (2) Grand Prize winners will be selected. Individuals will be able to vote for their favorite semifinalist contestant during the voting period which will begin on April 8th, 2013 at 12 p.m. (ET), and will end on April 14th, 2013 at 11 p.m. (ET). The top most voted video will be crowned the “fan pick” Grand Prize Winner. The second Grand Prize winner will be selected by the panel of Garage judges in their sole discretion. The panel of judges, as described above, will select the second Grand Prize winning Entrant (described below) from the remaining nine (9) semifinalists (described above). The decision made by the panel of judges is final.
Eight (8) Secondary Prizes (described below) will be awarded to the remaining eight (8) semifinalists.
The winners will be announced on April 15th, 2013 at approximately 12:00 p.m. (ET) in Montréal, Québec.
The Grand Prize winners will be notified by e-mail or by phone using the contact information provided, within three (3) business day of their win. If the winners cannot be reached or do not claim their prize after five (5) business days, another winner may or may not be selected, at Garage’s sole discretion.
There will be ten (10) prizes awarded, each consisting of the following:
a. There will be two (2) Grand Prizes awarded. The Grand Prize winners will participate in the Garage Back to School 2013 photo session scheduled to take place in May 2013 in Canada or the United States. (subject to change)
Both Grand prizes consist of:
• a round trip economy airfare for the winner and a companion (of legal age of majority in the state or province in which they reside in) to and from a major airport near the winner’s home (as determined by Sponsor) to the Back to School 2013 photoshoot location. The winner and the companion must travel from the same departure airport and on the same itinerary, with the same departure and return dates on their flight tickets. Winner and travel companion are responsible for all travel expenses not listed herein, including travel arrangements to and from the airports and during the trip, additional taxes, etc. Once reservations have been confirmed, no changes will be permitted. All bookings are subject to 100% cancellation penalties. Services required for passengers with special needs are not included in the package and may not be available. Winner and travel companion are responsible for obtaining any required travel documents and travel insurance documents (insurance is strongly recommended). The winners must (i) have reached the age of majority in the province or state in which they reside before the date of the trip, or (ii) have parental approval to travel if they are minors in such province or state.
• One (1) standard room/double occupancy for up to three (3) nights (subject to change depending on photoshoot location) at a hotel selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion (room rate & taxes only). Meals, gratuities, service charges or taxes, ground transportation not specified, hotel room service, laundry service, alcoholic beverages, merchandise, souvenirs, local and long distance telephone calls and all other unspecified incidental expenses for this prize are the sole responsibility of the winners.
• One (1) two hundred and fifty dollar ($250) Garage gift card for each winner to be used in any Garage location or online at www.garage.ca.
The total retail value of each Grand Prize is $3,150 CDN or $3,150 USD.
b. There will be eight (8) Secondary Prizes awarded. Each secondary prize consists of one (1) one hundred and fifty dollar ($150) Garage gift card for the winner to be used in any Garage location or online at www.garage.ca.
The retail value of each Secondary Prize is $150 CDN or $150 USD.
The total approximate retail value of all the Prizes is Seven Thousand five hundred Canadian dollars ($7,500 CDN) or Seven Thousand five hundred American dollars ($7,500 USD).
See website for complete Garage Model Search 2013 Contest official rules and regulations.
Garage Contest Expires April 14, 2013 EXPIRED