"CUTEST CAT PHOTO CONTEST"
OFFICIAL RULESNO PURCHASE NECESSARY
A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED
Sierra Autocars, Inc. "Sponsor" located at 1450 S Shamrock Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016
The Contest begins on August 4, 2020 and ends on August 8, 2020. All entries must be
submitted and received between August 4th and August 6th at 11:59 PM PST. Any entries not
received within this time will be disqualified. Voting will occur from August 6, 2020 through
August 8, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. PST. Winner will be announced on August 10, 2020.
HOW TO ENTER
To enter, the entrant (i) must be "liking" Sierra Autocars Facebook page
(https://www.facebook.com/sierraautocars) or following @sierraautocars on Instagram
(https://www.instagram.com/sierraautocars) and (ii) must post a photo on Facebook or post a
photo on Instagram showing their cat and use #catdayatsierra. Photo submitted on Instagram
must have profile public in order to view the submission. Incomplete entries, or entries that do
not adhere to the specifications or criteria, will be disqualified. Limit one entry per person. Only
photos are allowed as entries. Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified.
Sponsor is not responsible for entries that are late. A photo submission on Facebook and
Instagram will only count as one submission. Contestants who have submitted entries on Sierra
Honda’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SierraHonda), Sierra Chevrolet’s Facebook
page (https://www.facebook.com/sierrachevrolet), or Sierra Subaru’s Facebook page
(https://www.facebook.com/sierrasubaru), and/or Sierra Honda's Instagram
(https://www.instagram.com/sierrahonda), Sierra Chevrolet’s Instagram
(https://www.instagram.com/sierra_chevrolet), or Sierra Subaru’s Instagram
(https://www.instagram.com/sierrasubaru) will not be accepted. By participating in the Contest,
entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by decisions of the Sponsor, which
decisions are in Sponsor's sole discretion and are final in all matters relating to the Contest,
including, without limitation, all questions or disputes regarding eligibility for the Contest and an
entrant's compliance with these Official Rules.
The Contest is open to licensed drivers who are 18 years of age or older as of August 4, 2020
and who are legal U.S. residents currently residing in California, and who have a valid email
address. Employees of Sponsor or its respective advertising and promotion agencies, those
involved in production, development, implementation or handling of the Contest and any agents
acting for the above entities, and their respective officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates,
service providers, or any other person or entity associated with the Contest (collectively
"Contest Entities") and members of their immediate families (spouses, children, siblings,
parents) and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, whether related or not,
are ineligible to enter the Contest. The Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law.
PRIZE/ODDS OF WINNING:
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
One Prize consisting of a Pet Gift basket valued at $100("Prize").
The Prize is not transferrable and a prize substitution will not be allowed, except at the sole
discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value
for the Prize.
Prize winners will receive a 1099 form from Sponsor and are required to provide necessary
information, including social security number, to allow Sponsor to prepare such a form. Prize
winners are responsible for all taxes relating to the Prize. In the event the Prize winner does not
qualify for the Prize, or declines the Prize, an alternate winner may be selected.
NUMBER OF ENTRANTS
Based on prior contests promoted by Sponsor, Sponsor anticipates  entrants will participate
in this Contest. Actual participation rate may vary.
A total of one winner will be selected in a public vote conducted under the supervision of
Sponsor. On August 10, 2020, all the submissions will be posted on the Sponsor's Facebook
and Instagram social media pages. Facebook: A photo album will be created that contains the
photos uploaded by all of the eligible entries that were received. Visitors to Sponsor's Facebook
page will be invited to vote on their favorite image by "Liking" the photo. "Likes" counts as votes.
Instagram: A collection of all eligible entries will be numbered and posted. Visitors to Sponsor's
Instagram page will be invited to vote on their favorite image by commenting the number that
corresponds to the photo that they would like to vote for.
Voting will be open until August 8, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. PST. The Winner will be the entrant
whose photo received the most combined votes on Facebook and Instagram. In the event of a
tie, the Sponsor shall judge the photographs subject to the tie and select the winner in its sole
discretion according to the following judging criteria: aesthetics, originality, composition, quality,
framing and consistency with the Contest. The winner will be contacted via social media direct
message, or via email or phone, on August 10, 2020 and will have 24 hours from the time of the
first notification to claim the Prize. If any winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim
the prize within 24 hours from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a
completed and executed declaration and release as required, the Prize may be forfeited, and an
alternate winner selected.
Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Contest or
any portion thereof and to conduct the drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to
and/or after (as appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor, if any, or award the Prize as
otherwise deemed by Sponsor to be fair, appropriate and consistent with the spirit of these
If a Prize winner does not fulfill any requirements set forth in the Official Rules, the Prize will be
forfeited and a substitute winner may be selected.
By entering this contest (e.g., photo), each entrant understands and agrees that Sponsor,
anyone acting on behalf of Sponsor, and Sponsor's licensees, successors, and assigns, shall
have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any
media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the world, without
limitation, each entrant's entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about
the Contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising,
public relations, and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, notice, review, or
consent. By entering this contest, each entrant represents and warrants that his/her entry is an
original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party's proprietary or intellectual
property rights. If an entrant's entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, the
entrant will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Sponsor. If the content of your entry is
claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third
party, entrant shall, at entrant's sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. Entrant shall
indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsor from and against any suit, proceeding, claims,
liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Sponsor may incur, suffer, or be required to pay
arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party's right.
For a copy of the Official Rules or the names of the Prize winner, send a self-addressed
envelope to "Cutest Cat Photo Contest Official Rules and Winner's Name Request" Sierra
Autocars, Inc., 1450 S Shamrock Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016. The winner's name will be available
after the winner has been verified and the Prize has been awarded.
winner, your information may also be included in a publicly-available winner's list.
Each person entering the Contest, for the entrant and entrant's heirs, executors and
administers, (i) agrees to release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor from any
and all liability for any injury, losses or damages to persons, including death, and property,
resulting or arising in whole or in part from the Contest or participation in the Contest, or
acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of the Prize, and (ii) hereby releases all rights to
bring any claim, action or proceeding against the Contest Entities, including any rights under
California Civil Code Section 1542 which provides as follows: "A GENERAL RELEASE DOES
NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO
EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF
KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER
SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR."
Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue the participation privileges of any entrant who
engages in any fraudulent activity or uses the Contest in a manner inconsistent with these
Official Rules or any federal, state or local, laws, statutes or ordinances. In addition to
discontinuance of participation privileges, Sponsor shall have the right to take appropriate
administrative and/or legal action, including criminal prosecution, as it deems necessary in its
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the Contest, the awarding or redemption of
the Prize, and/or determination of the scope or applicability of these Official Rules or their
enforcement or interpretation shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the
substantive laws of the United States of America, and the State of California without giving
effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (of California and any other
jurisdiction) that would cause the application of any other state's laws. Any such
controversy/claims shall be filed only in the state courts of California and each entrant hereby
consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for purposes of litigating any
Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of information, for problems
related to any of the equipment associated with the Contest, for any human error, for any
interruption, deletion, omission, defect, or line failure of any telephone network or electronic
transmission, for problems relating to computer equipment, the Website, software, or for any
other technical or non-technical error or malfunction. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL SPONSOR AND SPONSOR'S
OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND
ASSIGNS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE CONTEST OR PRIZE OFFERED
THROUGH THE CONTEST, EVEN IF ANY OR ALL OF THE FOREGOING OR ANY OF THEIR
AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
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