July 4th Photo Contest Rules

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Official rules

Proud to be an American July 4th Photo Contest

No purchase necessary.

A contestant may not enter more than three photos.

Entries must be submitted using the official contest submission form on the contest page or by submitting the entry in person at the Herald-Star offices on or before the contest deadline date.

All entries must be received on or before 5 p.m., July 12, 2017.

Approved photos will be shared on the contest page.

A panel of judges will meet and consider all eligible entries at noon on July 13, 2017.

The winner will be notified by email or by phone at 5 p.m. July 20, 2017.

The Herald-Star and The Weirton Daily Times (sponsor) and its affiliates reserve the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value.

The sponsor and/or affiliates reserve the right to restrict the potential winner to only those whose live within the distribution area of the Herald-Star and Weirton Daily Times as printed below:

Amsterdam – 43903

Cadiz- 43907

Bergholz- 43908

Bloomingdale- 43910

Brilliant- 43913

Dillonvale- 43917

East Liverpool- 43920

E. Springfield- 43925

Empire- 43926

Hammondsville- 43930

Irondale- 43932

Mingo Junction- 43938

Rayland- 43939

Richmond- 43944

Smithfield- 43948

Steubenville- 43952

Wintersville- 43953

Stratton- 43961

Tiltonsville- 43963

Toronto- 43964

Wellsville- 43968

Hopedale- 43976

Jewett- 43986

Weirton – 26062

Colliers – 26035

Follansbee – 26037

Wellsburg – 26070

New Cumberland – 26047

Chester – 26050

Newell – 26034

Burgettstown – 15021

Employees of the sponsor and its affiliates, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible.

Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest.

Entrants further grant to the sponsor and its affiliates the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest.

The sponsor and its affiliates reserve the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.

Each winner, by acceptance of the prize, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.

All results posted are unofficial until winners respond to e-mail or phone notification.

All decisions of the judges are final.

This contest is void where prohibited by law.

The sponsor and its affiliates reserve the right to change the rules at any time.

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