CraftStylish Tote-ally Craft Bag Challenge - Offical Rules

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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. This contest is open to legal residents of the United States, who are at least 18 years old, and to legal residents of Canada (except Quebec), who are over the age of majority in their province of residence. Sweepstake void in Quebec, Puerto Rico and anywhere else where prohibited. 

How To Enter: To participate in the Contest, visit  (the "Website") between 12:01 am ET on July 14, 2008 and 11:59 p.m. ET on July 31, 2008 (the "Submission Period"), and follow the directions to upload and submit a photo of your tote bag with a description of how you made your bag and why you should win. Limit one (1) Submission per person per category.

Submission Requirements: Each tote bag submission that is entered into the Contest must meet ALL of the "Submission Requirements" set forth below (any Submission that, in Sponsor's good faith judgment, violates the following criteria will be disqualified):

The Submission must be the submitting entrant's original unmodified, previously unpublished work;

The Submission must not include images or text that is obscene, pornographic, libelous, illegal, discriminative or otherwise objectionable; and

The Submission must not include any corporate logos or any material that may infringe on the copyrights or intellectual property of any third parties.

The photograph of the Submission should be .jpg or .gif, up to 4 mb, 400 - 4,000 pixels. The Photograph of the Submission may not be digitally enhanced or altered.

By entering into this Contest, each entrant represents and warrants that (i) his or her Submission is entrant's own original, previously unpublished work; (ii) The submission, the tote bag, is not subject to copyright.); (iii) that such Submission does not violate the rights of any third party or infringe or violate any law, and as of the date of the Submission, is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; and (iv) the Submission does not and will not violate any applicable laws, and is not and will not be defamatory, libelous, pornographic or obscene. Note: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Submission in the Contest if Sponsor views the Submission as potentially infringing or otherwise a violation or potential violation of a third party's rights or seek to secure permission for Sponsor's benefit and allow the applicable Submission to remain in Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Submission in the Contest if it deems the Submission to be lacking in taste, quality, or to be otherwise objectionable.

Submissions must be received by the end of the Submission Period. The Website's database clock will be the official timekeeper for the Contest. Submissions become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Proof of submission is not considered proof of delivery or receipt of such Submission to Sponsor. Sponsor shall have no liability for any Submission that is lost, intercepted or not received by Sponsor, for any reason.

Posting of Submissions Online: Subject to Sponsor's sole discretion, all Submissions that meet the Submission Requirements above, may be posted by Sponsor in a virtual gallery on the Website along with entrant's name.

Publicity Release/License to Use: By participating in the Contest, each entrant irrevocably grants the Sponsor the rights to use such entrant's name, likeness, biographical information (except where prohibited by law) and Submission(s) in any and all media for any purpose, including without limitation advertising and promotional purposes, as well as, the Contest and/or other promotions conducted by the Sponsor, and each entrant hereby releases the Sponsor from any liability with respect thereto.
Winner Selection: At the end of the Submission Period, the Sponsor will review the Submissions and select four (4) winners in each of the following categories: (ENTER CATEGORY NAMES). Winners will be selected from all eligible Submissions using the following judging criteria: 1) Creativity (50%); 2) Technique (25%); and 3) Adherence to Theme (25%). Finalists will be selected on or about August 8, 2008 by Sponsor, whose decisions will be final and binding in all matters related to this Contest.

Claiming Prize:  Winners will be notified by email then by mail within 10 days of the selection.  Winners must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within 10 days of notification, or prize may be forfeited. Winners will also be required to provide proof of age. Where prohibited by law, residents will not be required to sign Publicity Release as a condition of winning a prize.) All prizes will be awarded. One prize per person, household, or family.

Winners’ List:
Send self-addressed, stamped envelope by September 1, 2008 to: Taunton Press “ Tote-ally Crafty Bag Challenge” Winners List Request, PO Box 5506, Newtown, CT 06470.

Prizes and Approximate Retail Values:
Four (4) Grand Prize Packages are available. The Grand Prize Packages consists of:
Lantern Moon Jade/Chocolate Silk Needle Case Retail Value: $40
Lantern Moon Knitting needles:
    1 pair size 6, 10” straight needles in ebony Retail value:  $23
    1 pair Destiny circulars, size 8 26”length, in rich rosewood. Retail value: $28
Gift Card from Retail Value $50
Rotary Cutter from Martelli Enterprises $24.99
The Prairie Girl's Guide to Life (Product #070988), $14.95 value
When Bad Things Happen to Good Knitters (Product #070886), Paperback, $10.95 value
Get Your Crochet On! Hip Hats and Cool Caps (Product #070896), Paperback, $14.95 value
Sew Subversive (Product #070861), Paperback, $14.95 value
Bead Simple (Product # 070964) Paperback, $19.95 value
I Heart Felt (Product # 070965) Paperback, $19.95 value
CraftStylish Quick Stuff to Make, $6.99 value

The Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of the each Grand Prize Package is $268.68

Terms & Conditions: No transfer or substitution of prizes. 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. All Federal, State/Provincial and local laws apply. The winners will be responsible for all Federal, State/Provincial, and local taxes.

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 Sweepstake 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 Sweepstake. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this Sweepstake should a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor corrupt the security or proper administration of the Sweepstake. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Sweepstake 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.

SPONSOR: The Taunton Press Inc., 63 South P.O. Box 5506 Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470-5506.

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Comments (2)

LAMPESLUMPS writes: Help! I submitted my project then when out of town~ I don't see it listed, what did I do wrong? I clicked the post your project at the bottom but did I miss something??
Posted: 7:48 pm on August 3rd
Carmenas writes: Hello,

I submitted a tote on the 31st but did not see it listed.
Posted: 8:50 pm on August 1st
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