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Costume contest rules

2017 Securian Winter Run 

Contest period

The costume contest starts on January 28, 4:00 a.m. CST and ends on January 28, 12:00 p.m. CST.

Eligibility

CONTEST OPEN TO THOSE LEGALLY RESIDING IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND D.C. WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. Participants must have Internet access and a valid email account prior to the beginning of the Contest Period. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant. You must have a Facebook account in order to enter. Employees (and household family members of such employees) of Securian Financial Group, Facebook and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising, contest and fulfillment agencies, and their affiliates (All “Released Parties”) are not eligible. Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. 

How to enter

Post a photo using #SWRcostumes on Securian’s Facebook Event page, in costume with your Securian race bib number visible to be eligible to win. 

Judging

A panel of three Securian Volunteers will judge the costumes based on creativity, originality, wear-ability. 

Winners

  • Winners to be announced at the event, directly contacted and posted on Facebook by 12:30 p.m. race day.
  • Prizes: The winner will receive $100.00 cash and the runner-up will receive $50.00 cash.
  • Pick-up your prize at the Winer Carnival Merchandise table by 1:00 p.m. on race day.
    • If you are unable to pick up your prize that day you can pick it up at Securian Financial Group between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., CST.

Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her Facebook account for prize notification or other communications related to this contest. If a potential prize winner cannot be reached by Sponsor within (5) days, using Facebook message that potential prize winner shall forfeit the prize and an alternative winner will be selected.

ALL POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRIES ARE SUBJECT TO VERFICIATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE CONTEST SO INDICATES, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT'S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. ENTRANTS MAY BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE AN AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY, RELEASE AND PUBLICITY RELEASE IN ORDER TO BE DECLARED A WINNER.

Entries must not contain anything that is or may be: (i) threatening, harassing, degrading or hateful; (ii) defamatory; (iii) fraudulent or tortious; (iv) obscene, indecent or otherwise objectionable; (v) deemed to cause feelings of disharmony, enmity, hatred or hostility between different religious or racial groups; (vi) protected by copyright, trademark, patents, utility models, design patents or other proprietary right without the express prior written consent of the owner of such right; or (vii) dangerous or potentially dangerous, or that would encourage dangerous behavior from viewers, such as use of explosives and/or harmful substances; or (vii) contrary to governmental policies of any country whose residents are eligible to enter the Contest. No weapons of any sort are allowed. No liquids, gels, or other substances which could cause a mess or a safety hazard on the course are allowed. Contestants violating these rules will be immediately disqualified.

The “Securian Costume Contest” is sponsored Securian Financial Group (“Sponsor”). This 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. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the contest will be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. CONTEST SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. CONTEST OPEN TO THOSE LEGALLY RESIDING IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND D.C. WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF PARTICIPATION.

PUBLICITY

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

LIMIT: One (1) entry per person/Facebook account. Each person may enter using only one (1) Facebook account, and such Facebook account may only be used by one (1) person, regardless of whether the Facebook account is shared by two (2) or more people. Any participant who uses more than one (1) Facebook account to enter the Contest may be disqualified and any prize won may be forfeited at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. In case of a dispute as to the identity of any participant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the Facebook account used at the time of participation. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. All entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and may not be acknowledged or returned. Any personal information provided by entrant at the time of entry will only be used in connection with this Contest and not for any other purpose. By entering, participants agree to be bound by these full Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final, binding and conclusive on all matters.

Terms and conditions may apply. If Winner is unable to attend, prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner may be selected from among all eligible remaining entries, if feasible in Sponsor’s sole discretion. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE IS SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.  No transfer or assignment of prizes is permitted.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.

Tax consequences may be associated with winning prizes. A winning participant should contact his/her tax advisor.

INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS RELEASED PARTIES, SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, THE FACEBOOK PLATFORM, ADMINISTRATOR, ADVERTISING AND CONTESTAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY 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. RELEASED PARTIES, SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND CONTESTAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST.