T-Shirt Contest Rules

By entering the 2018 Freshkills Park T-Shirt Contest, contestants warrant that each submission is their own original creation and that no entry infringes on another contestant or person’s rights.  Any use of any photo, drawing, images or elements created by any other person is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification.

Designs that are considered offensive or defamatory or in violation of any person’s right to privacy or other personal rights are not welcome. Sponsor reserves the right to modify or reject any entry, in their sole and absolute discretion. BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, CONTESTANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER ENTRY MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITE AND EDITED, IN SPONSOR’S DISCRETION.

OWNERSHIP: Freshkills Park Alliance has EXCLUSIVE rights to reproduce and use the WINNING entry. Acceptance of prize grants Sponsor and its agents an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free license and right to publish, use, edit, adapt, modify and/or publicly perform the entry in any way, in commerce and in any and all media worldwide now known or hereinafter developed, without limitation and without notice or consideration of the contestant. By acceptance of the prize, the  contestant in the Contest further agrees that his/her entry constitutes an assignment of all rights, including but not limited to intellectual property rights, and title in and to such entry and the photograph therein to Sponsor. Sponsor may require winner to execute documents to confirm this transfer of rights. Failure to do so may result in disqualification. Upon acceptance of the prize you agree to forfeit any ownership and are prohibited from the independent reproduction or sale of any images.  By virtue of a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license for the designs granted by all finalists, Freshkills Park Alliance shall have the right to edit, adapt, print (as on apparel) and publish the winning design, and may use the design in any media and/or the promotion of Freshkills Park Alliance without compensation to the Winner, his or her successors or assigns, or any other entity. Freshkills Park Alliance maintains the rights to receive all proceeds from the sale of any merchandise using the submitted artwork, without fee or other form of compensation due at any time to the Winner.  Designs will be credited to the artist on Freshkills Park Alliance’s website and in all promotions relevant to that product.

PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected and awarded a $200.00 cash prize, in addition to one free t-shirt.

WINNER VALIDATION: The Winner will be will be notified by e-mail.

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