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					                                                  Blue Door Decorating Contest
                                                  Presented by Lowe’s & Valspar

                                                  Official Rules
                                                  Entries Due: March 8, 2013, 11:59
                                                  p.m. PST




How It Works
The Blue Door Decorating Contest is a great opportunity for your Club to illustrate
your Boys & Girls Club Spirit! To enter the contest for a chance to win a $5,000
Lowe’s gift card, complete attached the Official Entry Form, and email a photo of
your decorated Club door to bgcweek@bgca.org by Friday, March 8, 2013,
11:59 p.m. PST. Up to seven (7) finalists will be posted on
greatfutures.org/doorcontest on March 18, 2013. Clubs and the general public will
be invited to vote for their favorite entry until 5 p.m. PST, April 9, 2013. The
winner will be notified on or before Friday, April 12, 2013.

Prizes
    Each finalist will receive a Great Futures Start Here gift pack;
       which includes 24 x 11.6 blue door wall graphic, 3 x 6 banner, and
       balloons.
    The entry that receives the most votes will receive a $5,000 Lowe’s gift
       card!

Contest Guidelines
  1. Please review the complete contest rules below.
  2. Only one door should be decorated inside the Club.
  3. The dominant color of your decorated door must be blue.
  4. Your decorated door must illustrate why Great Futures start at your
     Boys & Girls Club. Be creative and use your imagination.
  5. Door handles MUST remain visible and operational. Door decorations may
     not cover any windows in the door, impede the usage of the door or pose
     a safety hazard. Decorations must not present a fire hazard.
  6. Entry photo must be clear and in focus.
  7. A completed entry form, along with a brief description of why Great
     Futures begin at your Boys & Girls Club must be included with your photo.
Judging Criteria
Entries will be judged on:
            Creativity
            Design
            Use of theme: “Why Great Futures Begin at Your Club”

Tips for a Winning Entry
    Remember to make sure your pictures are in focus and easy to identify
       various elements of your door design.
    The background of the door must be in blue.
    Spelling and grammar count! Remember, the public will have a chance to
       vote on Finalists’ entries, so make sure your entry is the best it can be.
    Keep it simple and creative. Your door should be neatly decorated and
       include an un-complicated concept.
    Your entry must include the entry form and a brief description
       of “Why Great Futures begin at your Club.”
                     BLUE DOOR DECORATING CONTEST
                             OFFICIAL RULES

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

ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible to enter and win, each entrant must be a local Boys
& Girls Club (“Club”), represented by an individual who (1) is 18 years of age or
older; (2) has reached the age of majority in his or her state of residence; (3) is a
legal resident of the 50 United States (includes the District of Columbia); and (4)
an employee or volunteer of the Club that he or she is representing. Void where
prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and
regulations.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Blue Door Decorating Contest (the
“Sweepstakes”), www.greatfutures.org/doorcontest between 5:00 a.m. Pacific
Time (“PST”) on January 17, 2013 and 11:59 p.m. PST on March 8, 2013 (the
“Sweepstakes Period”); download and complete the Official Entry Form; and
email the completed Official Entry Form and one (1) digital photograph of your
Club’s decorated door in a single email to bgcweek@bgca.org. The photograph
submitted must be of an original decorated door created only by the entrant listed
on the Official Entry Form. Only one door should be decorated inside the Club.
The dominant color of the decorated door must be blue. Boys & Girls Club Blue
is Valspar Deep Blue Sea 5001-10C, but other colors may be used. The
decorated door must illustrate why Great Futures start at your Boys & Girls Club.
Door handles MUST remain visible and operational. Door decorations may not
cover any windows in the door, impede the usage of the door or pose a safety
hazard. Decorations must not present a fire hazard. Entry photos must be clear
and in focus. Entries must be received by 11.59 p.m. PST on March 8, 2013.
Limit one (1) entry per Club during the Sweepstakes Period. Entries
received in excess of the stated limitation will be void and Sponsor may
disqualify those involved. The Released Parties and each of their respective
agencies, affiliates, parents, subsidiaries and their promotional partners, sales
representatives, distributors directors, officers, employees, agents, assigns, and
successors-in-interest and any advertising, promotion or other vendor agencies
involved in this Sweepstakes are NOT responsible for any lost, late, delayed or
misdirected entries, or the marketing or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes.

ADDITIONAL CRITERIA FOR ENTRY: Entry must be entrant’s original
creation and may not include copyrighted, trademarked, patented or
previously published material. Entry requiring license or usage rights from
any third party is not eligible. The digital photograph submitted as part of
Sweepstakes (“Photograph Submission”) entry may not include any
individuals or display or include any trademarked, copyrighted, proprietary
and/or brand names, logos, images or objects for which entrant does not
have rights. Use your toolbar to obscure any visible logos, brand names or
other brand-specific features on the materials in the photograph of your
decorated door. Photographs that show or disclose brand names or
individuals are not eligible. Photograph Submissions cannot defame or invade
the rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon
any third party’s personal, proprietary or intellectual rights. Photograph
Submission must be consistent with Sponsor’s brand reputation in the
marketplace and must be suitable for audiences of all ages. Entrants agree that
Photograph Submission shall not contain, include or involve any of the following:
obscenity, crude, vulgar or offensive pictures, depictions, images, language
and/or symbols; gang signs or symbols; violence, explicit sexual activity; nudity;
illegal drug or alcohol use; commercial products (e.g., clothing, toys, food) and/or
their trademarks, brands, logos or endorsements; unauthorized trademarks and
copyrighted material (e.g., music, fake Oscar statuettes, etc.); license plates,
phone numbers, personal addresses (physical or email or otherwise); website or
web page links; derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or
religious groups or humiliate other people (publicly or otherwise), any assault or
threatening of others; trespass or the violation of other people’s rights or
property; illegal (e.g., discriminatory, harassing) or inappropriate activity,
behavior or conduct (e.g., inflicting emotional distress). Conduct or activities in
violation of these Official Rules, or any other content, display, materials and/or
images that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as
determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and are subject to disqualification.
Photograph Submission must include ONLY the entrant’s decorated door; no
individuals/people allowed. Entries will be screened prior to posting and those
that do not meet the stated criteria above, or entries that (in Sponsor’s sole
discretion) may technically meet the stated criteria but do not reflect the intent
and the spirit of the provisions related to participation, are not eligible and will be
disqualified without notification by Sponsor to the entrant. Photograph must be
in digital format. Only email entries will be eligible. No print or film
submissions will be accepted for entry into this Sweepstakes. Any
photograph submissions that do not meet these requirements will not be
considered.

DETERMINATION OF FINALISTS: Up to seven (7) Finalists will be chosen from
among all eligible entries received on or about March 18, 2013 by Sponsor,
whose decisions on all matters relating the Sweepstakes are final. Finalist entries
will be screened prior to Grand Prize Judging and those that do not meet the
stated criteria above in the “How To Enter” and “Additional Criteria for Entry”
in Sponsor’s sole discretion are not eligible and will be disqualified without
notification by Sponsor to the entrant. Finalists will be judged based on creativity,
design, and use of the theme “Why Great Futures Begin at Your Club.” However,
at Sponsor’s discretion, Sponsor may select Finalists using some other means.
Finalists will be notified via email on March 15, 2013. Finalists must confirm their
continued participation in the Sweepstakes within 48 hours of notification or be
disqualified. In the event a Finalist(s) is disqualified, Sponsor, in its sole
discretion, may select an alternate Finalist(s). Each Finalist will receive a Great
Futures Start Here gift pack, which includes a 24 x 11.6 blue door wall graphic, a
3 x 6 banner, and balloons.

GRAND PRIZE JUDGING CRITERIA AND DETERMINATION OF GRAND
PRIZE      WINNER:      Finalists’    entries   will   be     posted     online    at
www.greatfutures.org/doorcontest beginning on March 18, 2013 at 7:00 a.m.
PST. One (1) potential Grand Prize winner will be selected from among the
Finalists. The general public will be invited to vote for their favorite entry based
on each entry’s creativity, design, and use of the theme, “Why Great Futures
Begin at Your Club. Anyone able to access the Internet is eligible to vote for their
favorite entry. Voting begins on March 18, 2013, at 7:00 a.m. PST and ends on
April 9, 2013 at 4:59 p.m. PST (the “Voting Period”). Voters may review the
entries and cast their votes by visiting www.greatfutures.org/doorcontest. Voters
may vote for the entry of their choice once per email address per day during the
Voting Period (“Voters”). For purposes of voting, a “day” shall be defined as the
twenty-four (24) hour period beginning at 12:00:00 a.m. and ending at 11:59:59
p.m. PST.

The Finalist with the most votes will be determined as the potential Grand
Prize winner. Any entry may be eliminated, regardless of the number of votes it
receives, in Sponsor’s sole discretion (i) if it is not consistent with Sponsor’s
brand reputation in the marketplace, including its reputation for quality and
integrity, (ii) if it does not reflect the goals of the Sweepstakes, (iii) if the language
or imagery of the Submission is not suitable for all ages, (iv) or if the entry is so
deficient in content or execution as to be unclear or inappropriate. In the event of
ties in vote totals among potential Finalists, Sponsor will revisit the tied entries
and choose as the potential Grand Prize winner, the entry that best reflects all
criteria as a whole. The potential Grand Prize winner will be notified via phone, e-
mail, and/or mail on or about April 12, 2013 by Sponsor. Final designation as a
Grand Prize winner depends on verification of eligibility as determined by
Sponsor. Return of any Grand Prize notification as undeliverable or failure to
accept any prize within the specified time period will result in disqualification and
forfeiture of the prize.

PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE:

One (1) Grand Prize: One (1) $5,000 Lowe’s® Gift Card. Approximate Retail
Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize is $5,000. Gift card subject to terms and
conditions contained on gift card and may not be used on prior purchases or
used to pay on a Lowe’s credit account. Prize winner is responsible for all
federal, state and local income taxes and other taxes associated with the Grand
Prize. Grand Prize is non-transferable and no substitution is allowed except in
Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of the
same approximate retail value. Grand Prize consists only of items specifically
listed as part of the prize. Certain conditions and restrictions apply. All costs and
expenses not specified herein, related to any prize, and other expenses incurred
by accepting the Grand Prize are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize
winner.

TOTAL APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE OF PRIZES TO BE AWARDED
DURING THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD IS $5,000.

Publicity Release. Except where prohibited, entry into the Sweepstakes and/or
acceptance of a prize constitutes consent that the entrant’s and winner’s name,
likeness, voice, and/or biographical data may be used for advertising and
promotional purposes without limitation and without additional notice,
compensation, or consent.

ONLINE REGISTRATION: This Sweepstakes is intended for viewing in the
United States only and shall be construed and evaluated only according to U.S.
law. Do not enter this Sweepstakes if you are not located in and a resident of the
United States of America. BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military
installations are also eligible to participate. The use of any automated devices in
connection with this Sweepstakes is prohibited. If for any reason, the
computerized entry portion of the program is not capable of running as planned,
including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention,
fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor and/or
its affiliates which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity,
or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole
discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In addition,
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry
process in its sole discretion. Neither Sponsor nor its affiliates assume any
responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in
operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or
unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, including any error that may
result in an erroneous appearance of qualification for a prize. Neither Sponsor
nor its affiliates are responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of any
computer equipment or software that results in loss of entry. WARNING: ANY
ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY
COMPUTERIZED SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF
THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND
SHOULD SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND THEIR AFFILIATES
RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGE FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO
THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sweepstakes entries generated
by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means are ineligible and will
be disqualified. All entries must include a valid e-mail address for the entrant. In
the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a winner based on an e-mail
address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account
Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at the time of the entry. The Authorized
Account Holder is the person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or
other organization (such as business or educational institution) has assigned the
e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

BY ENTERING, entrant agrees to accept and abide by the Official Rules of this
Sweepstakes and further acknowledges that Photograph Submission may be
shared by others, including by way of illustration, not limitation, visitors to the
BGCA webpage without any additional permission or consent of entrant. All
decisions by Sponsor regarding this Sweepstakes are final. By entering, entrant
agrees to be notified by e-mail, mail, or phone provided on the entrant’s Official
Entry Form by Sponsor for the purposes of the administration of this
Sweepstakes. By entering and/or accepting a prize, entrant agrees to hold
harmless Sponsor, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Valspar (collectively, the “Released
Parties”), and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates,
promotional partners, subsidiaries, service agencies, independent contractors,
and all of the officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives of the
above organizations from any and all injury, loss or damage to person, including
death or property, due in-whole or in-part, directly or indirectly, to the acceptance
or use/misuse of a prize, participation in the Sweepstakes and any related
activity. Neither Sponsor nor its affiliates are responsible for any typographical or
other error in the printing of this offer, administration of the Sweepstakes, or in
the announcement of prizes. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing
with this Sweepstakes, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes is
undermined by any event including, but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic,
earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy,
satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or
undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government
law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or by other cause not
reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or
occurrence), Sponsor shall have the right, in its discretion, to abbreviate, modify,
suspend, cancel, or terminate the Sweepstakes without further obligation. In no
event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded. If Sponsor, in its
sole discretion, elects to abbreviate the Sweepstakes as a result of a Force
Majeure event, Sponsor reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to award
the prize from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such
Force Majeure event. All entries are the property of BGCA and will not be
returned. Lowe’s and its affiliates will have the perpetual royalty free right to use,
assign, license, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and
display all submissions, in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to
incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or
later developed, including for Sweepstakes or marketing purposes, without
providing any additional compensation, consideration, or notification to any
entrant.

Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties. IN NO EVENT WILL THE
RELEASED PARTIES, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES
OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR
ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SERVICE AND/OR THE SWEEPSTAKES,
DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED
FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT
LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIZES ARE
PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS
OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

USE OF DATA. BGCA will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in
accordance with its privacy policy. Please review BGCA’s privacy policy at
http://www.bgca.org/Pages/PrivacyPolicy.aspx.  By   participating  in   the
Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to BGCA’s collection and usage of their
personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted
BGCA’s privacy policy.

WINNER LIST: For the name of the Grand Prize winner, send a self-addressed,
stamped envelope to: Blue Door Decorating Contest Winner’s List, Boys & Girls
Club of America National Headquarters, 1275 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta,
Georgia 30309.

Sponsored 2013 by Boys & Girls Club of America, 1275 Peachtree Street
NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3506, Tel: 404-487-5700, Fax: 404-487-5757


Mandatory Disclaimers

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY; void where prohibited. Open to local Boys &
Girls Clubs in the U.S., represented by legal U.S. adult residents (including DC
and BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations), who are 18+
(19 or older if a resident of AL or NE) at time of entry and prize distribution.
Begins 9:00 a.m. PST on _January 17, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on
3/8/13; Limit one (1) entry per Club. Subject to Official Rules and details at
www.greatfutures.org/doorcontest. Sponsored by Boys & Girls Club of America,
1275 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309-3506.

				
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