Customer Photo Rules


Sponsor is Dobyns Rods, Inc. 850 N. George Washington Blvd, Yuba City, CA 95993, USA “Sponsor.”
The 2015 Dobyns Rods Photo Contest begins April 24, 2015 at 12:00:00 a.m. PST and ends May 24, 2015, 11:59:00 p.m. PST. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these official rules. By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to the Official Rules and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules. This is a subjective contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners.
Contest is open only to individuals 18 years or older. CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Each Entry consists of an entry form and a single image. To enter, visit; complete an entry form with the required information, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, and photo caption; and submit along with your photograph in accordance with the instructions that follow.
There is no limit on the number of entries per person. Each entry must comply with the following requirements:
Photographs must be in digital format.
The photograph, in its entirety, must be a single work of original material taken by the Contest entrant. By entering the Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges, and warrants that the submitted photograph is an original work created solely by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim, or interest in the photograph.
The photograph must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content.
All entries must be submitted and received by May 24, 2015 at 11:59:00 p.m. PST. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt.
If the photograph contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Official Rules without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of 18, the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release.
Upon Sponsor’s request, each entrant must be prepared to provide (within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of Sponsor’s request) a signed release from all persons who appear in the photograph submitted, authorizing Sponsor to reproduce, distribute or display the entry in any media now or hereafter known. Failure to provide such releases upon request may result in disqualification at any time during the Contest and selection of an alternate winner.
For the purposes of these Official Rules, the entrant will be deemed to be in receipt of Sponsor’s request or notification, (a) in the event that Sponsor sends the request by postal mail, five business days after the request was sent by Sponsor, or (b) in the event that Sponsor sends the request by email, on the day that the email was sent by Sponsor.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook. We hereby release Facebook of any liability.
The first place winner will receive five (5) Dobyns Fury Rods of his/her choice. The second place winner will receive three (3) Dobyns Fury Rods of his/her choice. The third place winner will receive two (2) Dobyns Fury Rods of his/her choice. The fourth through the tenth place winners will each receive one (1) Dobyns Fury Rod of his/her choice.

No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by winners permitted. If a prize (or part of a prize) is unavailable, the Sponsor, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the original prize (or that part of the prize) with an alternative prize to the equal monetary value and/or specification, unless to do so would be prohibited by law.
Dobyns Rods will select the Top 10 photos and post on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on May 25, 2015. Each of these Top 10 entrants will receive a prize. Voting will be permitted from the time of posting until May 31, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Votes will be tallied by the number of “Likes” for each photo on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram combined. Winners will be announced on June 1, 2015.
By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to Dobyns Rods, Inc. to reproduce, distribute and display the photo. Display or publication of any entry on an Authorized Party’s website does not indicate the entrant will be selected as a winner. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use. Additionally, by entering, each entrant grants to Dobyns Rods, Inc. the unrestricted right to use entries, or choose not to do so, at their sole discretion. Dobyns Rods, Inc. will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.
By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Dobyns Rods, Inc. and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.
Dobyns Rods, Inc. assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Contest entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms. Dobyns Rods, Inc. is not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other persons’ computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading of any materials related to in this Contest.
In the case of entrants who are Australian or U.K. residents, the preceding two clauses do not operate in respect of any implied condition or warranty the exclusion of which from these Official Rules would contravene any Australian or U.K. statute or cause any part of these Official Rules to be void.
THIS CONTEST IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. To the extent permitted by law, the right to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or on connection with this Contest are hereby excluded and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Certain restrictions may apply. Entries void if the Sponsor determines the photograph to not be an original, or if the entries are illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft.
By entering, entrants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; (b) that the decisions of the Judges are final and binding with respect to all matters relating to the Contest; and (c) if the entrant wins that Sponsor may use the winning photographs and each winner’s name, All federal, state/provincial/territorial, and local taxes, fees and surcharges and taxes (whether foreign or domestic, and including income, sales, and import taxes) on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. In the event that the selected winner(s) of any prize is/are ineligible, cannot be traced or does/do not respond within ten (10) days to a winner notification as required by the “Contest Prizes” Rules above, or refuses the prize, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may choose whether to award the prize to another entrant.
The Sponsor reserves the right to verify the validity and originality of any entry and/or entrant (including an entrant’s identity and address) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Official Rules or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.

Entrants agree that personal data, especially name and address, may be processed, shared, and otherwise used for the purposes and within the context of the Contest and any other purposes outlined in these Official Rules. The data may also be used by the Sponsor in order to verify the participant’s identity, postal address, and telephone number or to otherwise verify the participant’s eligibility to participate in the Contest.