Food Network Magazine – Thanksgiving Pie Contest – Win $500 (ARV $500) and three (3) runners-up will each receive $50 (ARV $150).

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OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF
ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY,
OR OTHERWISE ASSOCIATED WITH, INSTAGRAM OR FACEBOOK. YOU
UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO SPONSOR
AND NOT TO INSTAGRAM OR FACEBOOK.
HOW TO ENTER: Food Network Magazine Thanksgiving Pie Contest (the “Contest”): To
enter beginning October 15, 2021, at 12:01 AM (ET) through November 29, 2021, at 11:59 PM )
(the “Entry Period”), provided Entrant has the rights to these photographs, Entrant must sign in
at Instagram.com on a computer or on the Instagram app for wireless entries and follow
Sponsor’s Instagram feed at @foodnetworkmag (the “Instagram Feed”) and follow the online
instructions to upload and submit one [1] photograph of a homemade creative Thanksgiving pie
using #FNMpiecontest to the Instagram Feed. *IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE: Following
@foodnetworkmag and liking Food Network Magazine’s Ice Cream Float Contest post is
required to enter the Ice Cream Float Contest and does not necessarily signify an
endorsement of the brand or post.*
You may register with Instagram to enter the Contest. There is no cost to register with Instagram.
If you do not have an Instagram account, you can sign up for one either at your mobile app store
or at www.instagram.com. Important Notice: You may be charged data fees in accordance with
the terms of your service agreement with your carrier. Please consult your wireless service
provider regarding your pricing plan. You must use a Smartphone device to participate via your
mobile phone. Not all mobile phone providers carry the necessary service to participate. Check
your phone capabilities for specific Internet instructions. If your data usage exceeds what is
allotted by your data plan, you could be subject to additional fees by your carrier. Please contact
your mobile service provider with any questions regarding your bill. Entries must be received
before the end of the Entry Period. Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will
not be returned or acknowledged. Due to the unique nature and scope of the Contest, Sponsor
reserves the right, in addition to those other rights reserved herein, to modify any date(s) or
deadline(s) set forth in these Official Rules or otherwise governing the Contest. When you join
Instagram, you are indicating that you have read and agree to accept the Instagram Terms of
Service and Privacy Policy. Winner Selection: At the end of the Entry Period, Sponsor will
review all of the initial entries for eligibility. All entries will be judged by Food Network
Magazine editors, whose decisions are final based on the following criteria: Creativity (50%) and
Originality (50%). In the event of a tie, the person among the tied entrants with the highest score
in Creativity will be the winner (the “Winner”). In the event the Sponsor does not receive a
sufficient number of eligible entries or there are not a sufficient number of acceptable entries in
Sponsor’s sole discretion, the Sponsor has the right to cancel the Contest, or alternatively, if the
Contest provides for more than one prize winner, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, reduce
the number of prize winners. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to
disqualify any entry that it believes contains obscene, offensive or inappropriate content, that
does not comply with these Official Rules or that is not consistent with the spirit or theme of the
contest. The decision of the Sponsor and judges is final and binding on all matters relating to the
Contest. In the event the Sponsor does not receive any eligible entries, the Sponsor has the right
to cancel the Contest. Prizes & Approximate Retail Value: One (1) Winner will receive $500
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(ARV: $500) and three (3) runners-up will each receive $50 (ARV: $150). Total ARV: $650.
Any difference between the stated ARV and the actual value of the prize will not be awarded in
any form.
1. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner(s) will be notified by Sponsor within one (1)
month of the last day of the Contest via social media, phone, email or postal mail (as applicable).
The potential Winner(s) must respond via email within five (5) business days of notification, and
provide the requested contact information. In the event a Winner does not respond to Sponsor’s
notification or does not accept the prize within five (5) business days of notification, the prize
will be deemed forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected. In the event that any one or
more potential Winner(s) fails to respond as stated above, declines the prize or fails to provide
signed affidavits or releases, such Winner(s) will be deemed to forfeit the prize and Sponsor will
select an alternate Winner(s) from the remaining eligible entrants. If any alternate(s) similarly
fails to respond or declines the prize, Sponsor will use a reasonable number of attempts, in its
discretion, to award the prize(s) to another alternate(s) but if it is unable to do so, the prize(s) will
be finally forfeited and Sponsor shall have no further liability in connection with this Contest.
List of Winner(s): The name(s) of the winner(s) of the Contest will be posted on the Instagram
Feed once the Winner(s) has been selected. For the name(s) of the Winner(s), send a separate
self-addressed, stamped envelope to Food Network Magazine November 2021 Thanksgiving Pie
Contest Winners’ List, Hearst Magazine Media, Inc., 300 West 57th
Street NY, NY 10019 within
two (2) months from the Winner notification date as specified above.
2. ENTRIES: Limit one (1) entry per person for Contest. Multiple entries from the same
person will be disqualified. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. If applicable, illegible, inaccurate, lost,
late, misdirected, incomplete, mutilated, postage due or mechanically reproduced entry forms or
entry forms that have been tampered with will be disqualified. Online entrants must have valid
email address and it is entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any change in email address.
If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the
authorized account holder of the email address or Instagram account. The “authorized account
holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an internet
service provider, online service provider, carrier, or other organization (e.g., business,
educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning the email addresses for the domain
associated with the submitted email address or Instagram account.
3. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of
Columbia, who have reached the age of majority in their state or territory of residence at time of
entry. Legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who have reached the aforementioned age
in their province of residence at time of entry. Entrants via Instagram must have their Instagram
profile set to “public.” Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor,
its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies,
independent judging organizations, and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family
and/or those living in the same of household of each such employee) are not eligible.
5. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Expenses not specifically included in prize
description and all taxes are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Each prize is awarded “as is”
with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied outside of manufacturer’s limited
warranty. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize permitted, except Sponsor reserves
the right to substitute prize for an item of equal or greater value in the event an advertised prize
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is unavailable. The Winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state,
provincial, if Canadians are eligible to enter, and local laws, rules and regulations. All federal,
state and local taxes, and any other costs not specifically provided for in these Official Rules are
solely the Winner’s responsibility. If the actual retail value of any Winner’s prize is $600 or
more, the Winner must complete a W9 form and supply Sponsor with his/her social security
number for tax purposes. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued in the name of the Winner (or, if a
minor, in the name of the minor) for the actual value of the prizes received. Sponsor shall have
no responsibility or obligation to the Winner or potential Winner who are unable or unavailable
to accept or utilize prizes as described herein. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these
Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters
pertaining to this Contest. Winner (and parent or legal guardian if Winner is a minor) may be
required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and where legally
permissible a Publicity Release within seven (7) days following the date of first attempted
notification. Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and
selection of an alternate Winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may
result in disqualification and selection of an alternate Winner. Winner hereby further agrees that
it will sign any documents necessary to transfer copyright of the entry to Sponsor within seven
(7) days following the date of first attempted notification. By entering, Entrant grants permission
for Sponsor, and any of its affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion
agencies, the independent judging organization and prize suppliers to use the entrant’s
submission (including an altered form of the entry) for editorial, advertising and promotional
purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. If images are being
submitted to Sponsor as a requirement for entry, Entrants agree that they have all rights to use
the images submitted and to allow Sponsor, any of its affiliates and subsidiaries, participating
advertising and promotion agencies, the independent judging organization and prize suppliers to
reuse any of the images, without any liability, for editorial, advertising and promotional
purposes. Additionally, acceptance of the prize by Winner constitutes permission for Sponsor
and any affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize
suppliers to use Winner’s name and/or likeness and biographical material for editorial,
advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, as well as on Instagram
to announce the Winner, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, Winner agrees to hold
Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies,
subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors, and
employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in
the Contest or acceptance or use of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing,
typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest
or in the announcement of the prize. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the
Contest should be directed to the Sponsor, not Instagram, and you agree to release Instagram
from any liability in connection with this Contest.
6. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES / INDEMNIFICATION: By
participating in the Contest, entrant warrants and represents that his/her entry is original to the
entrant, has not been previously published or won any award, and does not contain any material
that would violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyrights (including,
without limitation, copyrighted images or footage), trademarks or rights of privacy or publicity.
Modification of an existing image does not count as original for purposes of this Contest. The
entrant further warrants and represents that entrant has all appropriate clearances, permissions
and releases for the entry, including releases from all persons appearing in the photograph,
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location releases for all recognizable locations, and releases from anyone who assisted in the
creation of the photograph. The entrant must be able to provide on request all appropriate
clearances, permissions and releases for the entry, including releases from all persons appearing
in the photograph, location releases for all recognizable locations and releases from anyone who
assisted in the creation of the photograph. The image must not contain any personally
identifiable information of any person. Excepting those of Sponsor, the image must not contain
or reference any names, products or services of any company or entity or any third party
trademarks, logos, trade dress or promotion of any brand, product or service. If any person
appearing in the image is under the age of majority in their state of residence, the written consent
and signature of a parent or legal guardian is required. At Sponsor’s request, and in its sole
discretion, Entrants may be required to execute an assignment and release transferring all rights
and ownership of their image to Sponsor, the form of such assignment to be determined by
Sponsor. In the event an entrant cannot provide all required releases, Sponsor reserves the right,
in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to disqualify the applicable entry or seek to secure the releases and
clearances for Sponsor’s benefit. The photograph may not feature nudity or obscene language or
material that is libelous or defamatory. Each entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the
Contest entities harmless from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings
of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to or arising
out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the warranties, representations or agreements of
entrant hereunder. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify
any entry that it believes contains obscene, offensive or inappropriate content, that does not
comply with these Official Rules or that is not consistent with the spirit or theme of the Contest.
Entries that do not comply with the above requirements may not be eligible, and, if submitted,
may be removed at any time in Sponsor’s sole discretion. By participating in the Contest, each
entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and
the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects.
7. INTERNET/MOBILE: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors
resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or
destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network,
telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of
any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or
presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any Web site,
or via the mobile phone or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet or mobile
phone 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 causes which corrupt of affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper
conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate,
modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries
received as of the termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any
individual who tampers with the entry process. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from
participating in the Contest if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the
legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing
practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants. Caution: Any attempt by a
participant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the
Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor
reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.
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8. DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1)
any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this or any
prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and
exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York, NY, (2) any and all claims,
judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event
attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages,
including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), and
(4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such
damages multiplied or increased. New York State law, without reference to New York’s choice
of law rules, governs the Contest and all aspects related thereto.
9. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Contest is Hearst Magazine Media, Inc., 300 W. 57th
Street, New York, NY 10019.