CHICO’S – “#HOWBOLDAREYOU” CONTEST Sweepstakes

Chico’s “#HowBoldAreYou” Contest
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: Chico’s “#HowBoldAreYou” Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to legal
residents of the fifty (50) United States (and the District of Columbia), Puerto Rico the U.S.
Virgin Islands and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the
time of entry. Employees of Chico’s FAS, Inc., Wyng, and any of their parent and affiliate
companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and
household members of each such employee are not eligible to enter or win. The Contest is
subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void in Quebec and
where prohibited.
2. Sponsor: Chico’s FAS, Inc., 11215 Metro Parkway, Fort Myers, FL 33966. Host: Wyng has
been retained by Sponsor to host the Contest.
3. Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in this Contest constitutes entrant’s full and
unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Judges’ decisions, which are final and
binding in all matters related to this Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all
requirements set forth herein.
4. Timing: The Contest begins on February 20, 2018 at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”)
and ends on March 31, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”).
5. How to Enter:
During the Contest Period, click the link (https://www.chicos.com/HowBoldAreYou) to
complete an entry form and upload an original image of you wearing a white tee shirt and
adding your age using our photo lab generator (“Photo”) showing how bold you are? (“Contest
Theme”) along with a description of what makes you bold (“Description”) (collectively,
“Submission”). Incomplete entries are void. By uploading your Submission, you agree that
your Submission conforms to the Submission Guidelines and Content Restrictions as defined
below (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”) and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion,
may remove your Submission and disqualify you from the Contest if it believes that your
Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions.
Submission Guidelines:
Submission must be in .jpg, .gif, or .png format;
Submission must not exceed 20 MB in size;
Submission must have a resolution of at least 480px x 480px;
The Submission must be made through photo lab generator (which incorporates the
requirements listed above);
The Submission must contain a description that corresponds with the Contest
Theme;
The Submission’s Description must be in English; and
The Submission cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind.
Content Restrictions:
All Submissions must:
Be the exclusive original work of the entrant;
Be in keeping with the Sponsor’s image;
Not defame or invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased,
or otherwise infringe upon the rights of any person or entity, including but not
limited to copyright, trademark, privacy or publicity;
Not contain any commercial/corporate advertising, including but not limited to
corporate logos, brand names, and slogans other than the Sponsor’s, and
Not depict any conduct or content that is unsafe, immoral, obscene or otherwise
inappropriate as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion; and (f)
not have been submitted in any other Contest or won any prize.
Each entrant represents and warrants that he/she has obtained permission from any and all
recognizable persons other than the entrant depicted or mentioned in a Submission and
agrees, upon request, to furnish written proof of such permission. Failure to meet any of the
requirements above, or to otherwise comply with these Official Rules, may result in
disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right to delete or blur any inappropriate content from a
submission without disqualifying the entry where, in Sponsor’s determination, such change
does not materially alter the submission and the entrant has otherwise attempted in good faith
to comply with these Official Rules.
Limit: Each entrant may upload one (1) Submission during the Contest Period. Any attempt
to enter more than once using multiple identities, or other means may result in disqualification
from this and any other promotional offerings from Sponsor. Submissions generated by script,
macro or other automated means are void. Entrant must have permission from all individuals
that appear in the Submission (if any) to use their name and likeness in the Submission and to
grant the rights set forth herein. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such
permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Released Parties (as defined in Section 9, below)
are not responsible for lost, late, stolen, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled,
delayed or misdirected Submissions; all of which will be void.
Publicity and Usage Rights: By entering, you warrant and represent that your Submission
has been created by you as an original work and that all required third-party releases (if any)
have been obtained in writing, and you further agree acknowledge and agree that Sponsor
(and those acting with its authorization) may copy, reproduce, edit, broadcast and otherwise
use your submission in any way in any medium whether now existing or later discovered,
worldwide, in perpetuity, including but not limited to posting on Sponsor’s website or on
Sponsor’s social media pages. Submissions may or may not be posted online in Sponsor’s
discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to remove or reject any content it deems inappropriate
for any reason. Except where prohibited, participation in the Contest and/or receipt or use of
any prize further constitutes the winner’s consent for use of his/her name, likeness, voice,
opinions, statements, biographical information, and/or hometown and state for promotional or
advertising purposes in any media, worldwide, now known or hereafter developed, in
perpetuity, without further review, notification, payment, or consideration (unless prohibited
by law).
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the
authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. The “authorized
account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider,
online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the
domain associated with the submitted address. Each entrant may be required to show proof of
being an authorized account holder.
6. Winner Determination: After the Contest Period, a panel of judges (collectively, “Judge”)
will select the three (3) winners from among all eligible Submissions during the Contest Period
based on the following criteria:
Creativity/Originality (33%);
Quality of Submission (33%); and
Representation of to Contest Theme (34%).
7. Winner Requirements and Notifications: Potential winners will be notified using
contact information submitted at the time of entry approximately three (3) weeks following
the conclusion of the Contest Period. Potential winner may be required to execute an Affidavit
of Eligibility, a Liability Release and (where legal) a Publicity Release, or an alternate potential
winner may be selected. If any eligible winner is not of legal age of majority in his or her state
of residence (a “minor”), at Sponsor’s option, the applicable prize either may be awarded in
the name of parent or legal guardian of winner, or parent or legal guardian of winner may be
required to ratify and sign all Prize Claim Documents. Failure to comply when requested may
result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If a potential winner cannot be
contacted, does not comply with these Official Rules, or prize is returned as undeliverable,
potential winner forfeits the prize. If a potential winner is found ineligible or is disqualified for
any reason, an alternate winner may selected.
8. Prize: Three (3) prizes are available: one (1) $1,000 Chico’s gift card, subject to issuer’s
standard terms. (Total Approximate Retail Value of all prizes is $3000). Prizes are
non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s
sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater
value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner is responsible
for all taxes and fees associated with prize(s) receipt and/or use.
9. Release: By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor,
Judge, and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors,
advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent
companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively,
the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not
limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation
in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. For New Jersey residents, the
limitations set forth above are inapplicable where attorneys’ fees, court costs, or
other damages are mandated by statute.
10. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the
Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the
integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
If terminated Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine the winners from among all
non-suspect, eligible Submissions received up to time of such action using the judging
procedure outlined above. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any
individual it finds to be tampering with the Submission process or the operation of the Contest
or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an
unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated Submissions. Any attempt by
any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a
violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the
right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys’ fees) from any such person to
the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official
Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
11. Limitations of Liability: Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or
inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or
by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2)
technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or
disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human
intervention in any part of the Submission process or the Contest; (4) printing, typographical,
technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the
Contest, the uploading, the processing or judging of Submissions, the announcement of the
prizes or in any Contest-related materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen
mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or
indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or
misuse of any prize (including any travel/activity related thereto). Released Parties are not
responsible for misdirected or undeliverable Submissions or for any technical problems,
malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable
network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any
combination thereof. Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized third party
use of any Submission.
12. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims
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 the United
States District Court for the Middle District of Florida (Ft. Myers Division) or the appropriate
Florida State Court located in Lee County, Florida; (2) any and all claims, judgments and
awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with
entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will
entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim,
indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than
for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or
otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity,
interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the
entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in
accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida without giving effect to any choice of law or
conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Florida or any other jurisdiction), which would
cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Florida.
13 Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrant is subject to
Sponsor’s Privacy Policy at http://www.chicos.com/store/page.jsp?id=33. For Canada
residents, personally identifiable information you submit in connection with the Contest will be
collected, used and disclosed only for the purposes of administering the Contest, prize
fulfillment, as you otherwise expressly consent or as required by law. By entering the Contest,
you consent to such collection, use and disclosure.
14. Winner List: For names of winners send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Chico’s
FAS, Inc., Attention Social Marketing Dept., 11215 Metro Parkway, Ft. Myers, FL 33966. All
requests for winner’s name must be received by July 1, 2018.
© 2017 Chico’s FAS, Inc. All rights reserved.
This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with
Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, or any other platform on which this Contest is promoted.
Abbreviated Rules for online Ads – Not a Banner
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Skill contest. Must be legal resident of the U.S., PR, USVI and
Canada (excl. Quebec), 18 years or older. Ends: 3/31/18 at 11:59: 59 p.m. ET. To enter and
for Official Rules, including prize description, visit https://www.chicos.com/HowBoldAreYou.
Void in Quebec and where prohibited.
Abbreviated rules for online Ads – Banner
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Must be legal resident of the U.S., PR, USVI and Canada (excl.
Quebec), 18 years or older. Ends: 3/31/18 at 11:59:59 p.m. To enter and for Official Rules,
visit https://www.chicos.com/HowBoldAreYou. Void in Quebec and where prohibited.
ABBREVIATED RULES for Print
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENT OF U.S., PR, USVI AND CANADA (EXC.
QUEBEC) 18 AND OLDER VOID IN QUEBEC AND WHERE PROHIBITED. Ends: 3/31/18 AT
11:59:59 p.m. To enter and for Official Rules and prize description, visit
https://www.chicos.com/HowBoldAreYou. Sponsor: Chico’s FAS, Inc., 11215 Metro Parkway,
Fort Myers, FL 33966.