Meow United + That Cat Blog April Fool's Giveaway!
They say spring is here but I won't believe it til I can drink a margarita in an outdoor dining establishment. In the spirit of a new season, we've teamed up with our pals at Meow United to bring some cheer your way in the form of a giveaway! Read on for prizes and how to enter. Good luck!
- FOLLOW @MeowUnited and @ThatCatBlog
- LIKE the contest entry Instagram post and MENTION/TAG one friend you'd like to enter into the contest with you
- REPOST contest photo for one (1) additional entry (for a total of 2 entries per account max). Be sure to tag @ThatCatBlog and @MeowUnited in your repost so we know that you've entered.
- Both winners must be US residents
That's it! Winner will be chosen at random on April 1, 2017 at 6 PM EST.
Winner will receive the shirt of their choice and the friend tagged in the winning entry will receive the other. Meow United will be furnishing the prizes, from their new line of MUSICAL tees!
Head over to Instagram to enter MEOW!
Full details and boring legal stuff here:
Boring Legal Jargon:
THAT CAT BLOG + MEOW UNITED APRIL FOOL'S INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY RULES:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN AND A PURCHASE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. PRIZE ACCEPTANCE RELEASE MAY BE REQUIRED. SPONSOR OBTAINS A NON-EXCLUSIVE LICENSE TO POST AND USE ANY AND ALL CONTENT SUBMITTED AS PART OF THE CONTEST. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
BY ENTERING THE CONTEST YOU MUST AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH CREATE A CONTRACT SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, SUCH CONTRACT INCLUDES GRANTS OF RIGHTS AND INDEMNITIES TO SPONSOR FROM YOU AND MANDATORY ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
1. ELIGIBILITY: The THAT CAT BLOG + MEOW UNITED APRIL FOOL'S INSTAGRAM GIVEAWAY (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the United States (excluding residents of Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories, possessions and overseas installations) and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
2. SPONSORS: That Cat Blog + Meow United (“Sponsors”). This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Instagram. You must abide by Instagram’s Terms and Conditions to participate in this Contest.
3. PRIZES: TWO (2) PRIZES: (1) Meow United PURRINCE t-shirt and (1) Meow United The Purlice t-shirt. No substitution of prize will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Limit: One (1) prize set per person. Prize is nontransferable. No cash alternative or prize substitutions allowed, except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes may not be sold, bartered, or exchanged by the winners.
4. TIMING: The Contest begins on March 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on April 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest.
5. HOW TO ENTER: You must join Instagram in order to participate in the Contest. Instagram is free to join. To enter the Contest, a participant must:
(a) Follow Sponsor's Instagram feed @thatcatblog and @meowunited on Instagram.
(b) Like the contest entry Instagram post and mention/tag one friend you'd like to enter into the contest with you.
(c) Entrant may repost official Instagram photo for one (1) additional entry.
The Submission must be posted during the Contest Period. By reposting, you acknowledge and agree that Sponsor has the right to stream your post through the Instagram API or otherwise use your post as set forth in these Official Rules and the terms and conditions.
6. AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Participation in this Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
7. WINNER DETERMINATION: After the conclusion of the Contest Period, one (1) winner will be randomly chosen from among all eligible Submissions received during the Contest Period.
The confirmed winner will receive one (1) Meow United PURRINCE t-shirt and (1) Meow United The Purlice t-shirt. each valued at approximately $32.
8. WINNER REQUIREMENTS: Potential winners will be notified by Instagram message on or around April 1, 2017. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, does not comply with these Official Rules, or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. If a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the prize may be awarded to a randomly chosen runner-up, if any, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Only three (3) alternate winners may be determined, after which the applicable prize will remain un-awarded. Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify each winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor and its designees may use the winner’s name, city, state, likeness, photo, Submission and/or prize information in connection with the Contest 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. Without limiting the generality of these Official Rules, each winner shall irrevocably grant, transfer, convey and assign to Sponsor the entirety of the rights in and to the Submission and all renewals and extensions of copyright, and the right to secure copyright registrations thereto in perpetuity including, without limitation, the rights to use the Submission for any and all purposes in any and all media whether now known or hereafter developed, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity. Each winner accepts and acknowledges that Sponsor shall not be obligated to use the Submission and that Sponsor in its sole discretion shall have the right to refrain from using the Submission. Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder. Each winner will indemnify the Releasees (as defined in Section 9, below) and any licensee of Sponsor against all claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable counsel fees and legal expenses) arising out of any breach of these terms. Prizes will be fulfilled 1-3 weeks after the conclusion of the Contest.
9. RELEASE: Sponsor, Instagram, and their affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information provided by a participant; human error; alteration of entries; entries that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost. Illegible and incomplete entries are disqualified. All participants agree to release and hold harmless the Releasees from and against any claim or cause of action resulting from or arising out of participation in the Contest or use of any prize as a condition of entry into the Contest. False and/or deceptive entries or acts, including misrepresentation of age, shall render such entries ineligible. The laws of the State of New York apply to and govern this Contest and any claims must be raised and resolved in the state or federal courts of Kings County, New York.
10. GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine the winners from among all non-suspect, eligible Submissions received up to time of such action using the judging procedure outlined above. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the Submission process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated Submissions. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
11. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Releasees are 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 Submission process or the Contest; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest, the uploading, the processing or judging of Submissions, the announcement of the prizes 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). Releasees are not responsible for misdirected or undeliverable Submissions or 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. Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any Submission.
12. DISPUTES: EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, EACH PERSON WHO PARTICIPATES IN THE CONTEST IRREVOCABLY AGREES THAT SUCH DISPUTE(S) WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION BEFORE A SOLE ARBITRATOR, WITH EXPERIENCE IN ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AND ENTERTAINMENT LAW, UNDER THE RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION (“AAA”); PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT NOTWITHSTANDING THE PARTIES’ DECISION TO RESOLVE ANY AND ALL DISPUTES ARISING UNDER THIS CONTEST THROUGH ARBITRATION, SPONSOR MAY (1) SEEK TO OBTAIN INJUNCTIVE RELIEF OR OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF FROM A COURT TO ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES; (2) BRING AN ACTION IN COURT TO PROTECT AND INTERPRET SPONSOR’S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS; AND/OR (3) BRING AN ACTION TO ENFORCE THE DECISION OF THE ARBITRATOR BEFORE ANY COURT WITH APPLICABLE JURISDICTION. Entrant irrevocably waives any right to bring or join in any class action regarding the Contest. Judgment upon the arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. This arbitration provision shall be deemed to be self-executing, and in the event that any party fails to appear to any properly noticed arbitration proceeding, an award may be entered against such party notwithstanding said failure to appear. In no event shall any entrant seek or be entitled to rescission, injunctive or other equitable relief or to enjoin or restrain the operation of this Contest (or any website connected therewith), exploitation of any advertising or other materials issued in connection therewith, or exploitation of thi Contest (or any website or any content or other materials used or displayed on the website used in connection with the Contest) or the entrant’s Submission(s).
Image Credits: MeowUnited.com