CONTEST BEGINS AT 12:00:00 AM (PT) ON October 1, 2012 AND ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM (PT) ON October 31, 2012 (THE "PROMOTION PERIOD").
HOW TO ENTER: Membership to www.deviantart.com (the "Contest Site") is required to enter the Contest. Membership to http://www.deviantart.com is free. If Entrant is already a registered member, Entrant is not automatically entered into the Contest. Entrant must be at least 18 years old as of October 1, 2012. Contest is void where prohibited by law.
Entrant must follow the instructions on Contest Site and submit the completed entry of a piece of artwork in the form of a diorama depicting a favorite memory of fall (The "Work").
The completed entry ("Work"):
The Entry Photograph of the Work must be submitted to the Contest Gallery found on the Contest Site in the form of a single PNG or JPG file consisting of up to four views of the diorama following the Photography Guidelines. Only online entries will be accepted. No hard copies of the entry will be accepted. Do not submit original files or the original diorama. ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59:59 PM (PT) October 31, 2012. No illegible, incomplete, forged or altered entries will be accepted. Entrants may enter as many Works as they like however duplicate entries are not allowed.
Prize winning Works must be sent to deviantART's Los Angeles, CA offices after the announcement of the winners. DeviantART will pay the full cost of shipment by a carrier of deviantART's choice. Prize winning Works will not be returned to the winner and will be used for public display by deviantART and/or Wolverine at places of their selection at their discretion.
PRIZES: There will be twenty-two (22) Finalist Prize Packages, one (1) First Place Winner Prize Package, one (1) Second Place Winner Prize Package, and one (1) Third Place Winner Prize Package.
One (1) Grand-Prize Winner will receive: $2,500 USD, a trip to attend a deviantMEET in either Portland, OR or Seattle, WA, U.S.A. on March 16, 2013, a pair of shoes from the Merrell Vendemmia Collection (depending on sizes and availability) a Nintendo Wii U (Deluxe Set), 6,000 deviantART Points, a dA PRO Digital Artist Backpack, a Print of Winner's choice (from http://shop.deviantart.com/ up to a maximum of $250), and a One-year Premium Membership to deviantART. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $6,795.00 USD. Actual value may vary.
One (1) Second Place Winner will receive: $2,000 USD, a Nintendo Wii U (Basic Set), 2,000 deviantART Points, a dA PRO Digital Artist Backpack, a deviantART Gear T-Shirt of winner's choice (depending on availability), and a six-month Premium Membership to deviantART. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $2,450.00 USD.
One (1) Third Place Winner will receive: $1,000 USD, an Apple iPod Nano (16 GB, Silver), 2,000 deviantART Points, dA PRO Digital Artist Backpack, deviantART Gear T-Shirt of winner's choice (depending on availability), and a six-month Premium Membership to deviantART. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $1,300.00 USD.
The twenty-two (22) remaining Finalists will each receive: $50 USD iTunes Gift Card, a deviantART Gear T-Shirt of winner's choice (depending on availability), 800 deviantART Points, and a three-month Premium Membership to deviantART. Total Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of each Finalist Prize Package: $82.50 USD. Grand-Prize winning entrant acknowledges that the trip package is for the purpose of viewing the Grand-Prize winning Work and accordingly entrant will make his or herself available to Sponsor during his or her stay in Portland, OR or Seattle, WA, U.S.A. for publicity and to attend a deviantMEET. Entrant will be solely responsible for any visa or other special travel documents required if the entrant is travelling from outside the United States. DeviantART cannot provide assistance with respect to visas or government required travel documents. Trip package includes: (A) round trip coach-class airfare to Portland, OR or Seattle, WA, U.S.A for one (1); (B) two (2) nights accommodations at a hotel determined by deviantART in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy); (C) ground transportation to and from the airport and the hotel by a carrier of deviantART's choice; and (D) a cash per diem of $50 for each of the two days stay. Transportation is from a major airport near Winner's home (as determined by deviantART in its sole discretion). Winner must be present for deviantMEET in Portland, OR or Seattle, WA, U.S.A on March 16, 2013 UTC/GMT or another date reasonably proximate as determined by deviantART in its sole discretion, or trip package will be forfeited. Travel must be round trip. DeviantART will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and those of deviantART's airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. If in the judgment of deviantART air travel is not required due to winner's proximity to prize location, ground transportation will be substituted for round trip air travel at deviantART's sole discretion. DeviantART will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Grand-Prize Winner will not receive the cash value of the trip in lieu of traveling. If the Winner is unable to travel as needed for the deviantMEET as scheduled, then the trip package will be rescinded. There will be no equivalent cash or other prize made available to Winner if the winner cannot travel as required or if the trip is otherwise forfeited.
Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received and nature of Work. All prizes will be awarded (assuming sufficient number of entries). DeviantART reserves right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. No other substitution or transfer of prizes permitted. DeviantART is responsible only for prize delivery; not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise. Taxes and fees, if any, are the sole responsibility of prize winners. DeviantART will not replace any lost, mutilated or damaged prizes.