1 L.L.Bean #LLBeanColoringContest Facebook, Twitter and



1 L.L.Bean #LLBeanColoringContest Facebook, Twitter and
#LLBeanColoringContest Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Contest 2016
Official Rules
1. Eligibility: The L.L.Bean #LLBeanColoringContest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty
(50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least thirteen (13) years of age and not more
than eighteen (18) years of age at the time of entry, and the parents or legal guardians of
individuals under the age of eighteen (18). Entries must be the original design of individuals
eighteen (18) years of age or younger only. Entrants under the age of 18 must have the approval of
their parent or legal guardian to enter. Employees of L. L. Bean, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its affiliates, subsidiaries,
advertising and promotion agencies and family members (spouse, parents, children and siblings and their
spouses) and individuals living in the same household of such employees are ineligible. This offer is
subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
1 2. Agreement to Official Rules: By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s
decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Contest.
3. Timing: The Contest begins on August 19, 2016 at 07:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time ("EDT") and ends
September 11, 2016 at 11:00 p.m. EDT (the "Contest Period").
4. How to Enter: During the Contest Period, download and print from http://bit.ly/llb_entryform the official
PDF featuring a line drawing of an L.L.Bean Deluxe Book Pack. Color in the pack with your choice of color
and/or patterned design and share a photo of your completed artwork (your “Entry”) to Twitter or Instagram
using the hashtag #LLBeanColoringContest. The Entry must be of your own original design, or if you are
a parent or legal guardian entering the design of a minor, must be the original design of such minor. To
enter via Facebook, reply to L.L.Bean’s #LLBeanColoringContest Facebook wall post along with your
Entry photo and the hashtag #LLBeanColoringContest. One entry per person. Upon posting the photo,
you will automatically be entered into the Contest. You must be a member of Facebook, Twitter
or Instagram in order to participate. Go to www.facebook.com, www.twitter.com or
www.instagram.com to open a free account if you do not already have one. Your Twitter and
Instagram accounts must be set to the “public” setting.
Please note: By entering in this Contest, you signify and agree that your Entry and any other
materials submitted in connection with this Contest may be posted on Sponsor's website and/or
other social media sites or applications associated with the Contest in a manner that is
consistent with these Official Rules. You must provide all required information to be eligible to
enter and win. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded.
Content Guidelines
In order for a photo to qualify as an Entry, such photo:
MUST contain the following text in the comment field: #LLBeanColoringContest
MUST be the entrant's original idea. The photo MUST NOT copy or otherwise plagiarize from any
source or have previously been published commercially or submitted in or won any sweepstakes or
MUST NOT include third parties, including but not limited to minors, celebrities and friends, who
have not expressly authorized entrant to display their image or likeness. If the Entry contains an
identifiable person other than the entrant who submitted the Entry, by submitting the Entry, the
entrant represents and warrants that he/she has obtained the consent of such person to the use of
the Entry as outlined herein.
MUST NOT contain material that violates or infringes any third party's intellectual property, privacy
or publicity rights. Without limiting the foregoing, Entry submissions must not include third-party
trademarks, logos, except those of Sponsor.
MUST NOT include mention or performance of any copyrighted media production including but not
limited to books, articles, photographs, artwork, music, etc., or identifying descriptions of any media
MUST NOT contain material which is (or promote activities which are) in Sponsor's sole discretion,
hateful, slanderous, libelous, sexually explicit, obscene, pornographic, inappropriate, violent,
discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or
age), illegal (e.g., underage drinking, substance abuse), offensive, threatening, profane, or
harassing; or contain material that is threatening to any person, place, business, group; or contain
words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity,
2 religion, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group; or contain images, words or text portraying
nudity, acts of violence, or acts that are or appear to be unlawful or dangerous or in violation of, or
contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where the entry is created in their application.
By participating in this Contest, entrant acknowledges and agrees that he or she will clearly and
conspicuously disclose that he or she is participating in this Contest in any online social sharing
interaction that references the Contest or is used to obtain entries in connection with this
Contest. At a minimum, the hashtag #LLBeanColoringContest must be included in all social media
communications sent pursuant to the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to
disqualify any entrant who does not adequately disclose his or her participation in this Contest
while engaging in any online social sharing interaction during the Contest Period.
Entries that do not include any required disclosures or hashtag will not be eligible and will be
disqualified. Bulk, automated and/or third party Entries are prohibited and will be disqualified.
Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address, Instagram account,
Facebook account or Twitter account. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the
stated number of plays and/or Entries by using multiple and/or different identities, forms,
registrations, email addresses, logins, or any fraudulent methods or attempt to circumvent the
rules will void that participant's plays and/or Entries, and that participant may be disqualified at
Sponsor's discretion. In the event of a dispute as to any Entry, the authorized account holder of
the email address associated with the pertinent Instagram/Facebook/Twitter account will be
deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an
email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization
responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted
address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account
holder to the Sponsor or forfeit the prize. Entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted, false,
lost, late or misdirected, deceptive or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules may be
disqualified from the Contest at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. All potential winners are
subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Normal Internet access, phone, data,
and usage charges imposed by your online or phone service may apply.
5. Winner Selection: The winner will be selected via a panel of judges made up of representatives
from Sponsor during the Contest Period from all eligible entries, for a total of one (1) winner. All
decisions are final in all matters relating to this Contest. Odds of winning are dependent upon number of
entries received. The winners will be notified via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram from the @LLBean social
media accounts. Winners will have forty-eight (48) hours to respond to a prize notification message from
L.L.Bean social media accounts or an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsor may report, as required
by applicable statute or regulation, the value of the prize and the identity of the winners, to appropriate
taxing authorities. Except as specifically provided herein, the Grand Prize is guaranteed to be awarded.
6. Winner Requirements: By participating in the Contest, each entrant agrees and consents that Sponsor
and its designees may use the entrant’s Contest entry photo, Twitter, Instagram and/or Facebook name or
handle (ID), message, caption, likeness, and/or prize information for promotional, advertising or other
purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without
limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where
prohibited by law. Each entrant will indemnify Sponsor against all claims, damages, liabilities, and
expenses (including reasonable attorney fees and legal expenses) arising out of any breach of these
7. Prize: GRAND PRIZE: One (1) custom-made L.L.Bean Deluxe Book Pack featuring the winning design
artwork (approximate retail value: $39.95). Prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made
except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winner is responsible for all taxes associated
with prize receipt and/or use.
3 8. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any
part of it, if any fraud, circumvention of the rules by one or more entrants, technical failures or any other
factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole
discretion. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be
tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of the Official
Rules of this or any other promotion.
9. Limitations of Liability: Sponsor is not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information,
whether caused by entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or
programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not
limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3)
unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (4) printing, typographical,
technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest, the
uploading or processing of entrants, or in any Contest-related materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable,
damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly
or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of
any prize (including any travel/activity related thereto). Sponsor is not responsible for any technical
problems, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable
network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination
thereof. Sponsor is not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any material associated with
the Contest. By participating in this Contest and accepting a prize, each winner agrees that Sponsor and
its affiliates, agents, prize suppliers and promotion agencies shall not be liable for any and all losses,
damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Contest or resulting from the
winner’s participation in the Contest, acceptance, possession, use, or misuse, of any prize, including
without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights,
privacy or defamation.
10. Winner List: For a list of winners available after September 30, 2016, send a stamped, selfaddressed envelope for receipt by November 30, 2016 to: L.L.Bean Public Affairs
#LLBeanColoringContest Social Media Contest Winners List, 15 Casco Street, Freeport, Maine
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