The Competition is open only to residents of New York State who are 18 years old or older.
Starting on Monday, August 3, 2020, a winner will be selected each week for the 3 weeks of the Competition Period ending on August 21, 2020.
Limit one (1) entry per person per week during the contest period. Subsequent entries in the same week will be disqualified.
Re-entry into the contest each week is permitted. Entrants can re-enter by:
Comment on the post with why the census is important to you, and tag 3 friends to remind them to get themselves counted. Your comment and tagged friend must be different from your prior comment.
Entrants who are reentering do not need to re-follow @PPGNYAct, @NYPL, @bklynlibrary, @qplnyc on Instagram.
Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements for entry.
The contest will be judged by staff working on census outreach from PPGNY, Brooklyn Public Library and Queens Public Library.
This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.
By submitting any content as part of your entry to this Contest, you understand and agree that the Sponsoring Entities (PPGNY, NYPL, BPL and QPL) shall have the right to use that content, including your name/username and likeness, in connection with the Contest, without further consent or compensation. You represent and warrant that such content does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights.
By participating in this Contest, you agree to be bound by the Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements. You further agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Sponsoring Entities from and against any and all claims, demands, or causes of action that may arise in connection with your participation in the Contest, including any allegations that content submitted by you constitutes infringement of any proprietary or intellectual property rights of a third party.
All entries will be judged based on the following criteria, in the sole discretion of the panel of judges.
Completion of all three requirements to enter the contest
Appeal of the subject matter of the written comment; and
Geographical diversity and borough diversity
All judging criteria will be weighed equally. The winner will be announced in a comment on the Instagram post tagging the winner.
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