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Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE CONTEST (“CONTEST”) Entry into this Contest constitutes your acceptance of these Official Rules.

CONTEST ENTRY DATES: 8/15/2014 until 11:59pm CST on 10/18/2014.

WHO MAY ENTER: Contest is only open to U.S. legal residents that are 21+ years of age with a valid email address. Entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Employees and their immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or those living in the same household (whether or not related) of Resignation Media Employees, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, prize suppliers, distributors and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, “Contest Parties”) are not eligible to enter or win. Contestants may need to provide proof of residency upon request.

CONTEST ENTRY: To enter, follow directions as outlined at All entries must be received by date and time outlined above. For purposes of these Official Rules, “receipt” of Entry occurs when Resignation Medias’ servers record a Collection being submitted for Entry.

To enter though Social Media Channels, you must be a member of Instagram, Twitter or Facebook (collectively, the "Social Media Channels") in order to participate in the Contest. During the Contest period, participants must use the hashtag #ChiveFestDallas and mention @ChiveFest in a post on one or more of the Social Media Channels. Each contestant is allowed to enter a maximum of 5 times per day until the Contest is over. Participants must make their Social Media Channel profile settings public. By using the hashtag and @mention in connection with your post, you acknowledge and agree the Resignation Media has the right to stream your post through these social media API's or otherwise use your post as set forth in the official rules and you agree to these terms and conditions.

Resignation Media reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: The Winner will be determined after the Contest’s end date and will be notified by email 2 weeks prior to the festival, via the email linked to the Winner’s account profile on If winner does not accept the prize package in 24 hours, a new winner will be selected. At the discretion of the Sponsor, the Winner may be disqualified for any of the following reasons: if charged with or convicted of a felony or misdemeanor or is not eligible based on the eligibility requirements set forth above. In the event it is determined that the Winner has not complied with these Official Rules, has failed to execute and return any required documents within the specified time period, has made false statements, or a prize notification is returned as undeliverable, then the Winner will be disqualified and at Sponsor’s sole discretion, another entry will be selected as the alternate Winner.

PRIZE & APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): Number of winners, prize and ARV as outlined on Winner is solely responsible for all expenses, costs or fees associated with transportation and acceptance and/or use of the prize not specified herein as being awarded, including without limitation, any and all taxes (if any). Winner is not a recipient of a prize until s/he has been verified as the Winner. Upon fulfilling prize, Resignation Media will be deemed to have awarded the prize to the Winner and such Winner assumes full responsibility for the prize. All prize details are at Resignation Medias’ sole discretion.

Shared lodging arrangements will be provided for the winner and guest. Roundtrip airfare will be provided to winner and guest IF living more than 150 miles from the festival venue. Airfare will be from any of the 48 contiguous US states.

Entrants acknowledge that transportation outside of that which is listed on is not included in the prize and that any events are beyond the control of the Sponsor and are subject to being rescheduled, modified or cancelled. In that event, the Sponsor reserves the right to, at its discretion, reschedule the Contest, entry and/or end dates, modify the entry procedures, cancel the Contest, or cancel the awarding of ticket(s). Prize(s) are not redeemable for cash.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Winning constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use Winner’s name, images, hometown, likeness, prize won, and photograph (all at Sponsor’s discretion) for future advertising, publicity in any and all media now or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. Contest Parties and their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, stolen, altered, garbled, incorrect, incomplete or delayed Entries; all of which will be void. Released Parties are also not responsible for problems related to technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failures, phone lines, failure of any Entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, traffic, congestion on the internet or the website, or for any other technical problems including telecommunication, miscommunication or failure, and failed, lost, delayed, incomplete, garbled, or misdirected communications which may limit a contestant’s ability to participate in this Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for any other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether network, printing, typographical, human or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or malfunctions with may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of Entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Contest-related materials. Mass entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest in the event it becomes infected by a computer virus or is otherwise technically impaired, and to cancel or suspend the Contest in its entirety should tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest and, if terminated, at Sponsor’s discretion, determine the Winner using all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of cancellation using the judging procedure outlined above. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the email account at the time of Entry will be deemed to be the contestant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the email address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual (and void his/her Entries) it finds to be tampering with the Entry process or the operation of this Contest or website, intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other contestant, Sponsor, or any of its representatives or to otherwise be acting in violation of these Official Rules. CAUTION: Any attempt by a contestant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operations of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such contestant to the fullest extent permitted by the law and to disqualify such contestant from the Contest.

MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Contest subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.

ARBITRATION & CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, Contestant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action lawsuit, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the contestant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will contestant be permitted to obtain awards for, and contestant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, contestant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Contest), and contestant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of contestants and Sponsor in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Texas, USA without regard to Texas choice of law rules.

WINNERS LIST: Winner will be announced in a website blog posting and notified via email two weeks prior to the festival.

SPONSOR: Resignation Media, 701 Ocean Front Walk, Suite 3, Venice, CA, 90201

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