Official Rules: Timber-Frame Photo Contestcomments (0) September 16th, 2009 in Blogs, Project Gallery
Fine Homebuilding's "Timber-Frame Photo Contest" Official Rules
Timber Frame Challenge: It's All in the Details
Timber-framers, this is your chance to show us what you've got and win a Fine Homebuilding prize package valued at more than $200. If you've tackled an exceptionally complex timber-frame job recently, post your completed project photos and perhaps a few in-progress shots as well. Pegged mortise and tenons, scarf joints, double-bladed scarf joints, whatever style of joinery you chose, we want to see it.
In our latest gallery challenge, we're looking for examples of complex and beautiful joinery, jaw-dropping spaces, and overall aesthetics of the finished job.
Our prize package includes a copy of the complete Fine Homebuilding Magazine Archive on DVD-ROM, a copy of "The Timber-Frame Home," by Ted Benson, and a 1-year subscription to Fine Homebuilding magazine.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. Entries for “Fine Homebuilding’s Timber Frame Challenge: It’s All in the Details" Contest (Timber-Frame Photo Contest) will be accepted during the period beginning at 2:54 p.m. ET on September 16, 2009 and ending at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 15, 2009 (the “Contest Entry Period”). All entries must be received during the Contest Entry Period. The Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and Canada (except Quebec), who are at least 18 years old. Contest void where prohibited.
TO ENTER: There is one way to enter the contest. 1.) Visit Fine Homebuilding.com. Create an account if you do not already have one by entering your first name, last name, email address, password, security question and screen name. Once you have created your account you can then upload your photo by entering a title, attaching the photo and adding a brief description of your project or photo. Submit your completed online entry form. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and may be published in any media and in any format at any time they wish in perpetuity.
Sponsor not responsible for unavailable network, failed server or other connections, miscommunications, interrupted, misrouted or scrambled transmissions or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, stolen, delayed, damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of the website during the contest period, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, of any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any material related to the contest. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this contest should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor corrupt the security or proper administration of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. Entries are subject to verification and will be declared invalid if they are illegible, mechanically reproduced, mutilated, forged, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Entrants to abide by the Contest Rules and decisions of the judging panel which are final.
PRIZE/VALUE: One winner receive a Fine Homebuilding prize package valued at approximately $222.80. The prize package will include (1) copy of “The Timber-Frame Home” by Ted Benson, (1) copy of the 2009 Fine Homebuilding Archive on DVD-ROM, and a 1-year subscription to Fine Homebuilding magazine. We reserve the right to terminate the contest without choosing any winners if we do not receive entries that we determine to be adequate in number or quality.
TERMS/CONDITIONS: Employees, officers, and contractors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of Sponsors, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, dealers, retailers, vendors of Sponsors, and all other entities associated with this promotion, are not eligible.
WINNING: On or about October 16, 2009 judges will choose one winner from among all eligible entries received. Entries will be reviewed and judged by a panel of Fine Homebuilding editors. Entries will be reviewed and judged on the basis of the following criteria: Overall quality and execution of timber-frame; Complexity of timber-frame joinery. The winner will be notified by email initially, then by mail within 10 days of the selection. Judges decisions are final. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. One winning entry per person, household, or family.
CLAIMING PRIZES: The winner will be required to provide proof of age. Except where prohibited by law, entry and/or acceptance of prize(s) constitutes permission for the Sponsor to use the winner's name, address (city and state) and/or likeness for advertising and trade purposes without further compensation, worldwide and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known and hereafter devised.
WINNER’S LIST: Send self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 15, 2009 to: Fine Homebuilding - “Timber Frame Challenge" Contest Winners List Request, PO Box 5506, Newtown, CT 06470.
SPONSOR: The Taunton Press Inc., Fine Homebuilding Magazine 63 S. Main Street, PO Box 5506, Newtown, CT 06470-5506.
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Enter to Win a Fine Homebuilding Prize Package
Beginning September 17 and running through October 16, Fine Homebuilding readers can submit photos of their best timber-frame jobs.
We're awarding points for complex joinery and overall aesthetics, so start uploading your photos now. We're after images of completed projects as well as detail photos of joinery. And don't forget to upload a shot or two of your completed job when it was a mere work in progress!
One lucky winner will be selected to receive a Fine Homebuilding prize package valued at more than $200. The prize package includes:
- A copy of Ted Benson's classic book, "The Timber-Frame Home"
- The 2009 Fine Homebuilding Magazine Archive on DVD-ROM
- A 1-year subscription to Fine Homebuiding magazine