Did you leave CHA feeling craftier than ever? Are you heading back to the drawing board and whipping up some of your best projects yet? Do you think you’ve created the best project with those awesome products you received?
Well, that project can be worth $1,000!
Submit your best project created with a product from one of our sponsors from the Blogger Networking Event 2016 for a chance to win a cash prize and the title of ‘Best Craft Blogger Project 2016’. All entries in this contest must be original creations using one or more of the products from at least one sponsor from the Blogger Event at CHA 2016. You can use the materials they provided you or use what you have in your stash from these great brands! All the sponsors are listed below.
All project submissions will be posted on FaveCrafts.com and winners will be selected based on popular vote from our readers. All projects will also appear in an exclusive Best Blogger Crafts 2016 free eBook, which will be available for download on FaveCrafts.com, Amazon, and the Apple Store. Crafts featured in the eBook will include a direct link to the bloggers website.
One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive the following:
- $1,000 cash prize
- Featured project in eBook as Best Blogger Craft 2015.
One (1) Second Prize Winner will receive the following:
One (1) Third Prize Winner will receive the following:
*Winners will receive an IRS 1099 form to complete and is responsible for all related taxes.
The deadline to enter is March 25, 2016 at Midnight Central Time.
Contest is only open to bloggers who attended the CHA Winter 2016 Blogger Networking Event hosted by Prime Publishing and a select number of other bloggers who were selected to participate. Voting will begin March 31, 2016 and end April 6, 2016. Winners will be notified by email and must claim prize within 14 days of being announced.
Sponsors / Brands from the Blogger Event at CHA Winter 2016
- Design Master
- Testors / Rustoleum
- Leisure Arts
- Premier Yarns
- Spinrite Yarns
*Contest entries must include a minimum of one product from one of the above sponsors. The product can be one sent from the brand or purchased by the blogger.
I. CONTEST DATE:
The "Best Craft Blogger Project 2016" Contest (the "Contest") begins January 14, 2016, and ends March 25, 2016. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m., EST., on March 25, 2016. Submission of Entry Materials (outlined below) constitutes Entrant's acceptance of and agreement to be bound by these Official Contest Rules (the "Contest Rules") and the decisions of the Prime Publishing, LLC.
Contest is only open to bloggers who attended the CHA Winter 2016 Blogger Networking Event hosted by Prime Publishing and a select number of other bloggers who were selected to participate. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Internet access is required to enter and photo uploading capability is required if submitting a photo with the project (photo and project must be submitted at the same time).
Employees of Prime Publishing, LLC, 3400 Dundee Road, Suite 220, Northbrook, IL 60062, or any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, Prize support, advertisement or promotion and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and members of their immediate families or persons residing at the same address are not eligible.
III. ENTRY Requirements:
To enter, Entrant must create an original project tutorial using one or more of the products from the company sponsors of the Winter 2016 Blogger Networking Event hosted by Prime Publishing (product was shipped directly to bloggers this year). The project must be submitted on the entry form found on www.favecrafts.com anytime during the entry period as stated in Section I.
Qualifying projects must adhere to our guidelines:
- At least one product from your swag bag must be used to create your project. You can use more than one product and can use products from various participating companies.
- Instructions should be clear, simply written, and manageable for the average crafter.
- Entrant must be specific with products used, mentioning appropriate company and selected materials within the project uploader form.
- Projects must be original.
Blogger may submit more than one project. Photo(s) are required. Entry Materials (project and photo) must be created by and be original to Entrant. Entrant represents and warrants that the Entry Materials do not violate or infringe any copyright, trademark/trade name, logo, trade secret or intellectual-property right, or other proprietary right of any person or entity. Failure to adhere to the Contest Rules of entry will make Entrant's submission ineligible for entry into the Contest.
IV. WINNER SELECTION:
Entrants may submit projects for Contest consideration from 12:01 am, EST January 14, 2016 through 11:59PM. EST., on March 25, 2016. Projects will be posted on FaveCrafts.com and winners will be available for public voting from March 31, 2016 through April 6, 2016. All projects will also appear in an exclusive Best Blogger Crafts 2016 free eBook, which will be available for download on FaveCrafts.com, Amazon, and the Apple Store. Crafts featured in the eBook will include a link to the bloggers website. The finalist with the highest number of votes will receive the Grand Prize. Entrant can only win one prize. However, if Entrant submits 2 or more projects and as an example is voted First and Third prize winner, entrant will only receive First prize winnings. The Grand Prize Winner will be notified by email, first- class mail, or telephone. Grand Prize Winner will be required to provide proof of eligibility as well as an acceptable digital image of themselves for use in Contest-related promotions. Winners cannot disclose any details about Contest or results prior to formal announcement by Prime Publishing. Decisions by the judges are at their sole discretion and are final and binding in all respects.
One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be awarded a $1,000.00 cash prize from Prime Publishing, LLC and their winning project will be featured in an exclusive Best Blogger Crafts 2015 free eBook. One (1) Second Place Winner will receive a $500.00 cash prize from Prime Publishing, LLC. One (1) Third Place Winner will receive a $250.00 cash prize from Prime Publishing, LLC. All prizes are nontransferable and may not be redeemed for cash. Prime Publishing, LLC reserves the right to substitute Prizes of equal value.
VI. WINNER RESPONSIBILITIES:
As a condition of being declared the Grand Prize Winner and being eligible for the Grand Prize, the Winner agrees to the terms and conditions of these Contest Rules prepared by Prime Publishing, LLC. If the Winner fails to comply with these requirements, the Prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.
Winner is responsible for any and all taxes derived from and/or through the Contest, and Winner's winnings, if applicable.
The winning Entry Materials and any performance, demonstration, participation or appearance by the Winner in connection with the Contest or the Prize (the "Property") will be deemed a Work Made For Hire by Prime Publishing, LLC, under the copyright laws of the United States, but if it cannot be so deemed, then Winner irrevocably sells, assigns and transfers to Prime Publishing, LLC all of Winner's right, title and interest in and to the Property, including, without limitation, all copyright and trademark rights, in the United States and worldwide, therein, for valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged.
Entrant warrants and represents that Entrant has the power and authority to grant the rights granted herein. If any Winner or Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Prime Publishing, LLC in its sole discretion may cause the Prize to be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected.
Failure to claim Prize within fourteen days (14) of the date on which the Prize is awarded shall result in forfeiture of the Prize.
VII. USE OF NAME AND LIKENESS:
Entrant grants permission for Prime Publishing, LLC, and those acting pursuant to Prime Publishing, LLC, authority to use, in perpetuity, Entrant's name, picture, voice, performance, likeness, biographical information, statements, property, Prize information, demonstrations, recording and/or other appearance or participation in connection with the Contest and Entry Materials, any and all of which may be altered, changed, modified, edited, used alone, together or with other works, and/or used in distorted, illusory or composite form, as solely determined by Prime Publishing, LLC, for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, at any time(s), in all media now known or hereafter discovered worldwide, including, without limitation, print, radio and television broadcasting, cable casting, audio/visual, closed-circuit exhibition, and on the Internet, without notice or review or approval.
VIII. DISCLAIMER/ RELEASE/ LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
Entrant releases Prime Publishing, and their respective affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, employees, officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, agents, representatives, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies, sponsors, and their respective officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, representatives and agents (individually and collectively, "Releasees") from, and agrees that Releasees shall have no liability for, and shall be held harmless and indemnified by Entrant against, any and all liability for any injuries, losses or damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind to person(s), including personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, or violation of intellectual-property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in connection with participation in the Contest and the participation in, acceptance, possession or use of any Prize.
The Releasees are not responsible for and shall not be liable for:
- Printing or typographical errors in any Contest-related materials;
- Technical failures, including, without limitation, electronic, hardware or software program, network, telephone, Internet, website, ISP availability or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; or
- Any injury or damage to persons or property that 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, or travel or accommodations in connection with any Prize.
- Prime Publishing, LLC may refuse to make an Entry available on its website or discontinue posting an Entry on its website for any reason, as determined by Prime Publishing, LLC, in its sole and absolute discretion. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys' fees. Under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, special, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out- of-pocket expenses.
IX. ENFORCEMENT OF RULES AND RIGHT TO SUSPEND, MODIFY OR CANCEL CONTEST:
Prime Publishing, LLC reserves the right to take any action as it deems necessary to enforce these Contest Rules and ensure the fair operation of the Contest, including, without limitation, disqualifying Entrants who do not comply with these Contest Rules. Prime Publishing, LLC reserves the right to suspend, cancel or modify the Contest for any reason whatsoever.
Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods and persons using any such methods will be disqualified. Each entry submission must be manually key stroked and manually entered by the individual Entrant; automated and/or repetitive electronic submission of entries (including but not limited to entries made using any script, macro, bot or sweepstakes service) will be disqualified and transmissions from these or related email or IP addresses may be blocked. The accumulation of coins generated through robotic, automatic, macro, or like methods is also strictly prohibited, regardless of whether the Automated Cheat was used in connection with Entrant's account.
X. GOVERNING LAW:
The Entrant, including construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of this Agreement, shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois without regard to choice of law or conflict-of-law principles. Any disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected in any way with the Contest or any Prize awarded shall be brought exclusively in a federal or state court in Chicago, Illinois.
In the event that any provision of these Contest Rules conflict with the law under which these Contest Rules are to be construed or if any provision is held invalid by a court with jurisdiction over the parties to the Contest Rules, such provision will be restated to reflect as nearly as possible the original intentions of the parties in accordance with applicable law, and the remainder of these Contest Rules will remain in full force and effect. If either party fails to insist upon or enforce strict performance by the other party of any provision of the Contest Rules, or to exercise any right under the Contest Rules, such a failure will not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment to any extent of such party's right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance. These Official Contest Rules constitute the entire understanding between the parties as to the Contest and supersede all prior agreements and understandings relating to the Contest.
As a condition of participating in this Contest, Entrant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any Prizes awarded, or the determination of the Winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than Entrant's actual out-of- pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this promotion), and Entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Contest Rules, or Entrant's rights and obligations or if applicable GEI rights and obligations in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of law rules thereof, and all proceedings shall take place in Cook County.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e- mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.