#ITSMYTREE PHOTO CHALLENGE OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. PROMOTION BEGINS ON 4/20/16 AND ENDS ON 4/28/16.

1. HOW TO ENTER. You may enter without making a purchase by posting a photo of your favorite tree by using the hashtag #ItsMyTree. One (1) entry per person. No mechanically reproduced entries permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, defaced or mutilated entries; scanner/computer failures; errors; or malfunctions of any kind whether human or technical in nature. All entries become the property of BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. (Sponsor) and will not be returned.

All photos must be original, unpublished and the sole property of the entrant. By submitting a photo, entrants agree that the photo does not infringe on the intellectual property or other rights of any third party, does not violate any laws, nor does it contain a virus.

IMAGES MUST NOT:

  • Contain material which is (or promote activities which are) in Sponsor's sole discretion, hateful, slanderous, libelous, tortious, sexually explicit, obscene, pornographic, inappropriate, violent, self-mutilating (e.g., relating to murder, the sales of weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (e.g., underage drinking, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.), offensive, threatening, profane, or harassing; or contain material that is threatening to any person, place, business, group or world peace; or contain words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group; or contain images, words or text portraying nudity, acts of violence, or acts that are or appear to be unlawful or dangerous or in violation of, or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where the entry is created in their application.
  • Contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including but not limited to material that violates privacy, publicity, or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement. Without limiting the foregoing, submissions must not include third party trademarks, logos, insignia, location signage, photographs, artwork, or sculptures, except those of Sponsor.
  • Include third parties, including but not limited to minors, celebrities and friends, who have not expressly authorized entrant to display their image or likeness on Facebook®, Instagram®, Twitter® or otherwise use such images or likenesses in accordance with these Official Rules.
2. SELECTION OF WINNERS. Three (3) winners will be selected by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, based on Sponsor’s opinion of the “best” submitted photos of their favorite tree on or about 4/28/16. Winner will be notified by Facebook, Twitter, email, mail and/or telephone.

3. PRIZE. Three (3) prizes will be awarded. Each winner will receive a Canon EOS Rebel T6i 24.2MP CMOS DSLR, 18-55mm Lens, 55-250mm Lens, 32GB SD, Case (BJ’s Item #165302225) valued at $899.99.

All taxes (local, state and federal), fees and all other expenses not specified herein are each winner’s responsibility. There is no substitution of the prize; however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if featured prize becomes unavailable. Any required tax reporting forms will be furnished to the Internal Revenue Service.

4. ODDS OF WINNING. Odds of winning are determined by the number of qualified entries received.

5. ELIGIBILITY. Open only to individual, legal residents of CT, DE, FL, GA, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, VA and VT age 18 or older, except employees (and their immediate families and household members) of Sponsor, their respective affiliates, agents, judges, advertising and promotion agencies.

6. WINNER VERIFICATION & PRIZE DELIVERY. Prize may be awarded to alternate winner if prize notification is returned as undeliverable or prize is not picked up by mutually agreed-upon date. Winners agree to use of winner’s name, address, likeness and/or prize information for promotional purposes in any medium without additional compensation to the extent permitted by law; any such use with respect to minors to be subject to prior approval of parent or legal guardian.

7. GENERAL. This offer is void where prohibited or restricted by law and subject to applicable federal, state and local laws, and regulations. Sponsor and judges are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, postage-due, incorrect or misdirected entries or mail. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by judges’ decisions and warrants that s/he is eligible to participate. By accepting prize, each winner agrees to release Sponsor, its respective directors, employees, officers and agents, including without limitation their advertising and promotion agencies from any and all liability, loss or damages arising from or in connection with the awarding, receipt, and/or use or misuse of prize, or participation in any prize-related activities.

8. WINNERS’ LIST. To obtain the list of prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 5/31/16 to: BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc., #ItsMyTree Winners’ List Request, Marketing Dept., 25 Research Dr., Westborough, MA 01581-5230. Winners’ list will be sent after selection of winners.

9. SPONSOR. BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc., 25 Research Dr., Westborough, MA 01581-5230.