Monday, January 27, 2014

Caption Contest PassPorter Giveaway - Official Rules!

Wombat Caption Contest for January 31, 2014

Participation in the Wombat Caption Contest (the “Contest”) constitutes your agreement to be bound by these Official Rules.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

Contest Administrator: Brad ‘Wombat’ Randall (the “Administrator”).

Eligibility:  Any person aged 13 or over who resides in the United States or Canada may enter. Immediate family members of the Administrator are not eligible to participate in the Contest (sorry, Becky, Brandon & Benjamin!).  Void where prohibited by law.  

Entry:  To enter, post an amusing caption to the provided picture (your “Submission”).  Submission may be posted in any of three locations: (1) a comment to the picture on Administrator’s Facebook timeline ( (either the original post or any “shared” repost by Administrator); (2) on the Caption Contest thread on Stupid Guest Tricks (; or (3) a comment on the picture’s post on The World of Wombat blog ( There is no limit on the number of entries you may submit.

Winning: Administrator will choose a winning entry from among all valid Submissions after the Contest Period expires, and will choose what he believes is the funniest caption best suited to the picture, in his sole discretion. The winning entry will be added to the photograph in a manner chosen by Administrator and reposted on the above three locations. The entry may be altered or edited to enhance the result, at the sole discretion of Administrator. By submitting an entry, you agree to these uses of your entry.  Any number of additional Submissions may be selected as “Honorable Mentions”; however, no prizes will be awarded to those selections.

Contest Period: The Contest begins at the time the contest photograph is first posted and ends Friday, January 31, 2014, at 6:00 AM Central Time.

Prize:  The winner of the Contest will receive one (1) copy of Passporter’s Walt Disney World 2014, a $25 value. No substitutions are allowed, and the prize may not be redeemed for cash. All federal, state and/or local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Notification: The winner will be notified by private message on Facebook, Stupid Guest Tricks, The World of Wombat, or by email, at the Administrator’s discretion, on or about the date that the contest results are published. Winner will need to supply a valid U.S. or Canada mailing address. If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable and Administrator is unable to reach the winner after at least 2 further attempts, the prize may be awarded to another individual, or may be withdrawn and awarded in a future contest, at the sole discretion of the Administrator.

Intellectual Property: You agree that Administrator may use the Submission, or any portions or elements of the Submission, as described in these Official Rules without any payment or other obligation whatsoever to you. If you are selected as a Winner, you agree to assign and hereby do assign to Administrator all of your rights, title and interest in the Submission.  You represent and warrant that you are (a) the author/creator of the Submission, (b) that you are the present and sole owner of all right, title and interest in and to the Submission, (c) that it is an original work, (d) that you have the full, exclusive and unconditional right and authorization to submit the Submission, and (f) that no third party has any rights in or to the Submission.  You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Administrator, and his subsidiaries, affiliates, successors and assigns, from and against any and all claims, demands, expenses, losses or liabilities including but not limited to reasonable attorney's fees and punitive damages that may be asserted against or incurred by them at any time in connection with the Submission, or any use thereof, including, without limitation, those arising from any breach, or alleged breach, of the warranties, representations and promises provided by you in these Official Rules.

General Conditions:  No purchase necessary.  Administrator is not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) misdirected or delayed mail or e-mail; (ii) telephone, telecommunications, hardware or third party software malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (iii) any condition caused by events beyond Administrator’s control that may cause the Contest to be disrupted, corrupted or terminated; (iv) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of participating in the Contest or foolish misuse of the prize; or (iv) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest.  Administrator reserves the right to disqualify, in its sole discretion, any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the systems required to conduct the Contest or operate the websites involved, or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules.  All issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participants, shall be determined by Administrator in his sole discretion.  All decisions of Administrator are final.  

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