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OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES



OFFICIAL PHOTO CONTEST RULES
HOW TO ENTER CONTEST and SUBMIT PHOTO
  • Photos entered in the contest MUST be original photos of the submitter. 
  • Copyrighted, obscene, or inappropriate photos shall disqualify the contestant as determined by Begunahi Foundation USA (BFUSA).
  • Submitted photos MUST NOT contain watermarks, signatures, and other visible identifiers.
  • The photos judged in this contest may include a working woman or women in India.   Examples include, but are not limited to doctor, attorney, pilot, military personnel, student, teacher, farmer, construction worker, maid, server, police officer, bus, truck, or taxi driver, scientist, housewife, shopkeeper, politician, advocate, postal worker, film maker, photographer, engineer, computer technician, secretary, administrator, statistician, accountant, social worker, or street worker, etc.
  • Submitted photos in this contest become the property of BFUSA and shall not be returned even if the entry is rejected.
  • BFUSA reserves the right to accept or reject any or all entries in this contest.
  • BFUSA reserves the right to adjust or shut down the contest at any time, and investigate any possible cheating or tampering before determining the winners.
  • BFUSA reserves the right to verify the eligibility of participants in the contest.  Contest participants MUST  have a valid e-mail account and a phone number in India during the Contest Period. BFUSA has the right to reject any entry not verifiable. 
  • By participating, each entrant grants BFUSA permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

WHO MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST
  • This contest is open to any person who is legal resident of the Republic of India and without regard to age, gender, ethnicity, cast, religion, or marital status and is living in India at the time of the contest entry period.
  • By participating in the contest, contestant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by BFUSA, shall be final in all respects.
  • No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win in this contest.  The contest is subject to all U.S.A. federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

JUDGING and CONTEST PERIOD
  • Judging will be conducted by the Begunahi Jury (BJ), which will select 5 cash winners and 5 certificate winners
  • BJ's decision regarding the winners is FINAL.
  • The contest entry period is as follows:
    • This contest shall start 1-October-2016 at 12:01 AM Indian Standard Time (IST)
    • This contest shall end on 15-October-2016 at 12:00 PM (mid-night) Indian Standard Time (IST)

ANNOUNCING WINNERS and PRIZES
  • The winners will be announced shortly after the closing of the contest entry period. 
  • Five winners will be awarded cash prizes in Indian rupees as follows:
    • 1st prize Rs 5,000 - 2nd prize Rs 4,000 - 3rd prize Rs 3,500 - 4th prize Rs 2,000 - 5th prize Rs 1,500 - 6th to 10th prizes will be awarded a certificate.
  • All 10 winners will have their photo submissions in the contest displayed on the BFUSA's web site for a period of one year.  Each winning photo will include the winning rank and the name of the winner.
  • Cash prizes will be sent to the winners via:
    • Bank transfer to the winner's bank in India or 
    • Bank draft drawn from a bank in India and made payable to the winners in India and mailed to the address provided on the registration form.
  • Certificate will be distributed to the winners via email provided on the registration form. 
  • Announcement and instructions for prizes will be sent to the e-mail address supplied on the prize winner’s contest registration form.  Each contestant is responsible for monitoring his/her e-mail account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this contest.
  • If a prize winner cannot be reached by BFUSA within fifteen (15) days after winners have been selected, using the contact information provided by the contestant at the time of contest entry, that winner shall forfeit the prize.
  • If a winner fails to comply with the official rules of this contest, that winner will be disqualified. Prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of eligible entries are received.

ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS
  • Prizes are not transferable. No substitution of prizes is permitted.
  • BFUSA is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the contest, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize.
  • BFUSA reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the contest, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if BFUSA determines that the contest cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond BFUSA’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the contest.
  • In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, BFUSA reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. BFUSA and its affiliates, agents, representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
  • By entering the contest, each entrant agrees to indemnify, release and hold harmless BFUSA and its parent, affiliate, the Facebook platform, administrator, advertising and promotional agencies and all their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from any liability, damages, losses, or injury resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the entrant’s participation in the contest and the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize that may be won. 
  • BFUSA and its affiliates and directors disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from access to or the download of information or materials connected with the contest. 

DISCLAIMER
  • This photo contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or any other social media.
  • You are providing your information to BFUSA and not to Facebook or any other social media. The information you provide will only be used for this photo contest.

PHOTO CONTEST SPONSOR
  • This photo contest is sponsored by BFUSA
  • 1639 160th Avenue South, Comstock, MN  56525 – U.S.A
  • Any questions regarding this photo contest should be directed to BFUSA via email at:   info@begunahi.com
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