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Pantone Make It Brilliant ℠ Instagram Contest

by Kevin Minott

Color touches every aspect of our lives!

Now is your chance to show us how Pantone empowers you to ‘Make It Brilliant’

 

Make It Brilliant Contest
We live in a world of color. From juicy red strawberries to neon city lights, from pale rosy dawns to blazing fireworks, colors touch our lives constantly. Colors fill us with emotions, memories and dreams. They inspire us to create. The only thing better than finding color inspiration is sharing it with the world. That’s why we created our Make It Brilliant Contest! This spring we’re inviting artists and color lovers to send in their most creative expression of ‘Make It Brilliant’ via photos shared on Instagram. Everyone who shares will be eligible to win valuable Pantone merchandise.

HOW IT WORKS
Beginning Thursday May 1, 2014 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, we’ll announce the beginning of a new contest. We’ll also tell you about the current monthly exciting prize.

All you have to do to enter is:

1. Show us just how crafty you are! Make a mood board, bake colorful cookies,
snap a photo of your latest runway creation, share your latest design layout etc.
2. Your photo should show us how Pantone empowers you to ‘Make It Brilliant’
3. Post a photo to Instagram
4. Tag your photo #Makeitbrilliant.
5. Tag: @pantone

We’ll take it from there! After reviewing all the entries, we’ll select the most imaginative and interesting photo and announce the winner of that month’s prize. We’ll announce each monthly winner via the hashtag #Makeitbrilliant and on the official Pantone Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/PantoneColor.

The contest runs for two months, 9:00 a.m. EDT on May 1, 2014 and ends at midnight EDT on June 30, 2014. Two lucky contest participants, depending on what design field they work in, will each receive either a Portable Guide Studio or a Color Specifier and Guide Set with a Radiant Orchid Travel Mug.

Prizes: Make It Brilliant Instagram Contest

Prizes: Make It Brilliant Instagram Contest

Each month’s winner will have his or her work featured as the Pantone Cover image on Facebook and Twitter. The winning entry will be pinned to our ‘Make It Brilliant’ board on Pinterest. Winners will be promoted on Pantone’s social media channels reaching over 500,000 fans.

WHO CAN ENTER

The contest is open to everyone over eighteen who loves color and lives in North & South America, Europe, except Pantone Employees and their families.*This contest is now open to our fans in Canada. Look for the official contest kickoff on May 1, 2014 by searching #Makeitbrilliant on Instagram or Twitter, or going to https://www.facebook.com/PantoneColor. Happy snapping!

 

*Please read the Official Contest Rules before entering*

FAQ

HOW DO I ENTER?

1. Show us just how crafty you are! Make a mood board, bake colorful cookies,
snap a photo of your latest runway creation,share your latest design layout etc.
2. Submit a photo that shows us how Pantone empowers you to ‘Make It Brilliant’.
3. Tag your photo #Makeitbrilliant.
4. Tag: @pantone.
5. Upload your photo and text to Instagram.

WHAT DOES ‘MAKE IT BRILLIANT’ MEAN?
Make It Brilliant is the official tag line for Pantone. It represents our strengths and leadership in all things color. This contest is a chance for you to show us your creative eye for color.

HOW LONG IS THE CONTEST RUNNING?
The contest runs for two months, 9:00 a.m. EDT on May 1, 2014 and ends at midnight EDT on June 30, 2014.

HOW ARE WINNERS DETERMINED?
Each month, one winning entry will be selected by Pantone-authorized Judges, based on originality and creativity.

WHEN WILL THE WINNERS BE ANNOUNCED?
The May winner will be announced on June 6, 2014.

The June winner will be announced on July 11, 2014.

WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?
Each monthly winner will receive, depending on what design field they work, in either a Portable Guide Studio or a Color Specifier and Guide Set with a  Radiant Orchid Travel Mug.

Each month’s winner will have his or her work featured as the Pantone Cover image on Facebook and Twitter. The winning entry will be pinned to our ‘Make It Brilliant’ board on Pinterest. Winners will be promoted on Pantone’s social media channels reaching over 500,000 fans.

HOW WILL I KNOW IF I’VE WON?
Winners will be notified on Instagram and Facebook via the hashtag #Makeitbrilliant as well as on the official Pantone Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PantoneColor

 

The Pantone ‘Make It Brilliant’ Instagram Contest

Official Rules (“Rules”)

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

 

1. Introduction

The “Pantone ‘Make It Brilliant’ Instagram Contest ” (“Contest” or “Competition”) sponsored by Pantone, LLC, (“Sponsor”) is a competition in which one Prize (as defined below) will be awarded to one Contest winner each month.

2. Eligibility

The Competition is open to everyone at least 18 years of age at time of entry. Employees of Sponsor and/or their respective parent companies, and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and members of their immediate families, regardless of whether they reside in the same household, are not eligible to participate (“Excluded Parties”).

3. Timing

The contest runs for two months, 9:00 a.m. EDT on May 1, 2014 and ends at midnight EDT on June 30, 2014.(“Competition Entry Period”). The Contest is divided into nine Contest Weeks. Each Contest Month begins on the respective Monday morning 12:01 am EDT and ends at Midnight EDT the following Sunday.

4. How to Enter

Entrants will 1) snap a smartphone photo of something that conveys the theme ‘Make it Brilliant’; 2) hashtag the photo #Makeitbrilliant; 3) upload the image to Instagram or Twitter. Visit the complete contest information on (blog). By entering/uploading a photo in accordance with Contest guidelines, Entrants give permission for Pantone to use entered photos in any and all promotions. Everything submitted must be your own original material. Submissions featuring copyrighted material, trademarks belonging to companies other than Sponsor, and other third party materials will be disqualified. Entries are monitored by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to reject any entry deemed pornographic or offensive. You may submit as many different photos as you like.

5. Judging and Winner Notification

One Winner will be chosen each Monday, following the close of each Contest Month. Winners will be chosen by a panel of authorized Judges selected by Sponsor. Winners will be selected on the basis of originality and creativity. Decisions of the Judges are final. The winner will be announced on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #Makeitbrilliant, as well as on the official Pantone Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PantoneColor within 24 hours of selection.  All winners have 7 days to claim their prize or an alternate winner will be selected in accordance with this section.

6. Prize

Monthly Prize:

The Winner will be awarded a PANTONE Product of Sponsor’s choice. No cash will be awarded in lieu of prize. Sponsor reserves the right to award alternative prize(s) of similar value. All taxes, fees and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of winner.

7. Additional Terms and Conditions

By entering, participants accept and agree to be bound by these Rules and the decisions of the Judges. This Contest is subject to all federal, local, provincial and municipal laws. Sponsor in its role in provisioning prizes permits no alternative prize or other substitution in its sole discretion except in the event of prize unavailability.  All prizes are non-transferable and/or not assignable.

Entrants acknowledge and agree that their submissions, including, but not limited to, third parties’ content and/or information contained therein, and/or entrants’ own names, likenesses and biographical information, may be used by Sponsor for public relations and/or promotional purposes including without limitation, on Sponsor’s Web Site, social media, in professional magazines and in press releases and entrants hereby grant Sponsor a non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable, perpetual and irrevocable, worldwide license to use, reproduce, display, distribute and prepare derivative works from the above information in connection with Sponsor’s marketing and/or promotional activities in all media (the “License”).  By participating in this Contest, entrants warrant that they have the right to grant Sponsor the abovementioned License and that all necessary third party consents have been obtained.   Entrants further warrant that their submissions are original and do not infringe any copyright, trademark, publicity, privacy or other proprietary right of any third party.

By participating, entrants hereby agree to hold harmless and indemnify the Sponsor and Excluded Parties from and against any and all claims, suits, liabilities, losses, damages, harm, injuries, costs or expenses, including litigation costs and reasonable attorney fees, which Sponsor and/or Excluded Parties may incur in connection with (i) their use of entrants’ information, third parties’ information contained therein, and/or entrants’ own names, likenesses and biographical information as provided herein, (ii) any allegation that the submitted photos violate the intellectual property rights of any third party, and/or (iii) from entrants’ acceptance, use/misuse of a prize.

By entering the Contest, entrants agree to receive more information from Sponsor such as e-mail communication and/or promotions.   Sponsor will not sell, rent, transfer or otherwise disclose entrants’ personal data to any third party except as required to manage the Contest, fulfill prize delivery or otherwise as permitted under these Rules.

Sponsor and its agencies assume no responsibility for lost, misdirected, or late entries or by any human or mechanical error, which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Contest.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Contest or change any element thereof, with or without notice, at any time, due to mistakes in the production of the Contest.  Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor’s representatives. If for any reason the Competition is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Competition, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any E-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web Site, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participation or downloading any materials in the Competition. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete, stolen, or misdirected entries. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE COMPETITION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that this Contest shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York and: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Competition or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York, New York (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out- of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim such damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased.

8. Contest Sponsor

Pantone, LLC.

590 Commerce Boulevard, Carlstadt, NJ 07072

 

  • manena uzcategui

    WHAT ABOUT SOUTH AMERICA??? I WANT TO PARTICIPATE I’M FROM ECUADOR I DESIGN PRINTS… PLEASE LET ME!

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