Imaginations Go Beast-mode Contest Rules

Feastables Imaginations Go Beast-mode Contest

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

The Feastables Imaginations Go Beast-mode Contest (the “Contest”) begins on September 3, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on September 18, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET (“Contest Period”). Submissions not received within the Contest Period will be void. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.

ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older. Employees of Feastables, Inc. (“Sponsor”), their subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. The information you provide will be used for the purposes of Contest administration.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, first create an original t-shirt design (for the front of a t-shirt only) that illustrates what Feastables and Beast-mode mean to you (the “Submission”). Submissions may contain computer-generated graphics and/or hand-drawn artwork, but must be original designs. To enter the Contest, you'll first need to become a registered user of www.Instagram.com (“Instagram”) or log-in to your Instagram account.  If you do not have an account, go to www.Instagram.com to create one. Instagram accounts are free. By submitting your information and creating an Instagram account, you agree to the Instagram Terms of Use and Privacy Notice. If you do not agree to such Terms of Use and Privacy Notice, you cannot create an Instagram account, or participate in this Contest.  Additionally, to enter, your account must be set to public.

Then, during the Contest Period, log-in to your Instagram account, follow @feastables, then post your Submission on your Instagram feed, along with #beastmode (the “Required Hashtag”) and tag @feastables (the “Tag”) to receive one (1) entry into the Contest.  All Submissions must be posted to a non-private social media account and MUST include the Required Hashtag and Tag to be eligible as an entry into the Contest.

Limit of one (1) Submission per person using only one (1) Instagram account throughout the Contest Period. Submissions received from any person or Instagram account in excess of the stated limitation will be void. If you choose to participate in the Contest using your mobile phone, standard data rates may apply. See your wireless service provider for pricing plan details. Although it is free to enter, standard message and data charges may be incurred if you use your mobile device to enter this Contest (e.g., via the Instagram mobile application).

Each Submission must meet the following “Submission Requirements” (any Submission that, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, violates the following criteria will be disqualified):

  • Entrant must be the rightful owner of the Submission included with the entry or must have the rights, title and interest necessary to utilize the Submission for the Contest in compliance with these Official Rules;
  • Submission must NOT contain any material that infringes or violates any right of a third party including copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights, other than those relating to Sponsor.  For example, Submission should NOT contain reference to sports team logos, celebrities, names or logos of businesses, other than those related to the Sponsor;  
  • Submission must NOT include third parties/people, who have not expressly authorized in writing the entrant to feature their name, image, or likeness in the Submission or otherwise use such name, image, or likeness in accordance with these Official Rules (if applicable, any selected winner may be required to verify such authorization in the form of a release);  
  • Submission must NOT contain subject matter which is, or could be considered, in the sole discretion of the Contest Entities, obscene, pornographic, violent (e.g., relating to murder, the sales of weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), defamatory, libelous, discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (e.g., illegal gambling, underage drinking, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.), offensive, threatening, profane, hateful, degrading, harassing, or otherwise unlawful, tortious or objectionable; 
  • Submission must NOT contain any content that promotes any particular political agenda or message;
  • Submission must NOT contain any personal identification, such as personal names or e-mail addresses;
  • Submission must NOT communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate;
  • Submission must NOT violate any law;
  • Submission must NOT contain any content that is protected by copyright (without the express prior written consent of the owner of such right), or include names and/or descriptions of any copyrighted media production, including, without limitation, films, books, television programming, etc., or identifying descriptions of any media property; 
  • Submission must NOT contain any derogatory references to any of the Released Parties Entities; and
  • Submission must be in compliance with Instagram’s Terms of Use.

Note: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry in the Contest if Sponsor views the Submission as potentially infringing or otherwise a violation or potential violation of a third party’s rights or if it deems the Submission to be lacking in taste, quality, or to be otherwise objectionable. Sponsor reserves the right to waive the Submission Requirements in its reasonable discretion.  Proof of submission is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt of such entry.  Furthermore, Sponsor shall have no liability for any entry that is lost, intercepted or not received by the Sponsor.

In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted a Submission cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected Submission will be deemed ineligible. The Contest Entities shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Contest. The Contest Entities assume no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries.  Incomplete entries will be disqualified.  Proof of sending email is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such entry.

By submitting a Submission, each entrant acknowledges and agrees that (a) Sponsor may obtain many entries in connection with the Contest or other contests staged or promoted by Sponsor, (b) such entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to other entries submitted in connection with the Contest or entries for other contests sponsored by Sponsor or submitted for other reasons or other materials developed by or on behalf of Sponsor and (c) entrant waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may have, or may have in the future that any entry or other works accepted, reviewed or used by Sponsor may be similar to entrant’s Submission, or that any compensation is due to entrant in connection with such Submission or other works used by Sponsor.

By submitting a Submission, entrant hereby grants permission for the Submission to be posted on social media, at www.feastables.com or other websites, and used in press materials. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Submissions by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Submission and may remove a posted Submission at any time.


JUDGING PERIOD: All eligible Submissions received throughout the Contest Period will be judged based on the following criteria: (i) creativity (40%); (ii) overall  appeal  (40%); and (iii) aesthetic quality (20%) (the “Judging Criteria”). The Submission with the highest score will be deemed the potential winner, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. In the event of a tie, an additional, “tie-breaking” judge will determine the potential winners based on the criteria listed herein. Sponsor reserves the right not to award the prize if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified entries. 

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be notified by Sponsor via Instagram comment and/or direct message and will be required to respond to Sponsor within three (3) days from date of initial notification. Potential winner will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, an IRS W-9 Form and, where lawful, a publicity release, and send their winning Submission design (via email of a .png/jpeg file, or via mail if the design is hand-drawn) to Sponsor. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact potential winner or potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected.

GRAND PRIZE (1): One (1) Grand Prize winner (“Winner”) will receive a cash prize of $5000 awarded in the form of a check, and the opportunity to have their original design featured on t-shirt merchandise sold on feastables.com (exact uses to be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor; there is no retail value associated with this part of the Grand Prize). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize: $5000. 

PRIZE CONDITIONS: All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute any prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. 

LICENSE/USE OF ENTRIES: By submitting a Submission, and to the extent allowed by law, you grant the Released Parties a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub licensable, unconditional and transferable license to edit, modify, cut, rearrange, add to, delete from, reproduce, encode, store, modify, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse your Submission, name, and biographical material including, but not limited to, all materials submitted in connection with the Contest in any and all media, throughout the world, and in any manner, for trade, advertising, promotional, commercial, or any other purposes without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation to entrant or any third party.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, their affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or any Contest related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize; and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph, prize information, image and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity, trade and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Contest without the prior consent of the Sponsor, which either may withhold in its sole discretion. 

MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Submissions, comments or posts; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of Submissions, comments or Story posts, the announcement of the prize and winner, or in any other Contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries/comments will be void. Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Submissions, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect Submissions received prior to action taken using the Judging Criteria outlined above. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same email address, the authorized subscriber of the email address at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned to the applicable email account by the email service provider. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Contest), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of Illinois, USA.

WINNER’S NAMES: For the name of the winner, available after September 19, 2022, please visit https://feastables.com/pages/winner-list by October 19, 2022.

SPONSOR: Feastables, Inc., 1189 Wilmette Ave., #225, Wilmette, IL  60091