Facebook & Instagram 2019 Photo Contest and Rules



Show us how you, your friends and family enjoy your time outdoors in Western Montana! All you have to do is like us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram. Then post your favorite photos tagging us and using the hashtag #SeeleySwanVacations. You can enter once every day. First prize is a $100 Amazon gift card. Winners will be chosen at the end of December 2019. A full set of contest rules can be found here

  1. Eligibility: This Contest is open only to those who are 16 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Contest is only open to legal residents of the United States, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Circle S, LLC, dba Seeley-Swan Vacations and Lone Larch Storage, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is not open to professional photographers. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Circle S, LLC, as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Contest.

  3. Contest Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on March 15, 2019 at 12:01 am, and ending on December 31, 2019 at 11:59pm. All entries must be posted by December 31, 2019.

  4. How to Enter: Contestants enter by following @seeley_swan_vacations on Instagram or liking and following Seeley-Swan Vacations on Facebook. Then post a landscape photo, or a photo of you, your friends or family spending time outdoors anywhere in western Montana with the hashtag #SeeleySwanVacations. The entry must fulfill all Contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Circle S, LLC. You may submit only one photo per day. If You use photos that you do not have permission to post, or that contain inappropriate or offensive content, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Circle S, LLC.

  5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Contest (the “Winner”) will receive an Amazon gift card, with the top prize being $100, second place $50 and third place of $25. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Circle S, LLC. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Circle S, LLC’s  discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Entry submission constitutes permission for Circle S, LLC to use Contestant’s  name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

  6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

  7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by the employees of Circle S, LLC under the supervision of the owners of Circle S, LLC. Winner will be notified via Facebook or Instagram within five (5) days following selection of Winner. Circle S, LLC  shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 30 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT CIRCLE S, LLC’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

  8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that Circle S, LLC, anyone acting on behalf of Circle S, LLC, and Circle S, LLC’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. Optional verbiage for Contests: By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Circle S, LLC. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Circle S, LLC from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Circle S, LLC may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.

  9. Terms & Conditions: Circle S, LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Circle S, LLC’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, Circle S, LLC may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Circle S, LLC. Circle S, LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Circle S, LLC has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Circle S, LLC reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Circle S, LLC and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

  11. Disputes: THIS Contest IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE STATE OF MONTANA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Missoula County, Montana having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

  12. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Circle S, LLC, PO Box 647, Seeley Lake, MT 59868, USA. Requests must be received no later than November 30, 2019 at 5pm, Mountain Standard Time.

  13. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Contest is Circle S, LLC, PO Box 647, Seeley Lake, MT  59868, USA.

  14. The Contest hosted by Circle S, LLC is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram.



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DBA Seeley-Swan Vacations

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