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Adopt a T.rex Showcase Terms and Conditions

Adopt a T.rex Showcase Terms and Conditions

1. How can I participate?
a. Send us a picture of your T. rex plush in action! Submit your photo here.
b. Upload a photo that is no larger than 25 MB in a .JPEG format. You may also mail your photo to: The Field Museum Membership Department, Attn: Adopt Showcase, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605.
c. When you submit your photo, please provide us with your name, email address, account number (if known) and a caption or short story about your photo. 
d. One email address will be chosen on the last day of each month to win a Field Museum prize.  All qualified entries will be eligible for the prize during the month they are submitted.  You must submit a new photo to be considered eligible for another month’s drawing. 
e. If your photo is selected to win a prize, we will notify you by email.
f. All photos will be displayed on The Field Museum’s flickr page (please allow one business day for your photo to be posted).
g. The Museum is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete entries or technical errors.

2. What rules do I need to follow?
a. You must be 18 years of age to submit a photo.
b. Photos you submit must be your own original work and you must own the rights to distribute the image.
c. You may submit multiple photos as long as the same photo is not uploaded more than one time throughout the Adopt a T.rex Showcase.  Submitting multiple photos during one drawing (month) will not increase your chances of winning. 
d. You must have the consent of anyone whose face is visible in the photo. If any person in the photo is or appears to be under 18 years of age, you must complete and submit a signed Release Form for each such individual in your photo.  The Release for is attached to the photo submission page (link to page).
e. By submitting your photo, you authorize the Museum to:
i. Upload and display your photo on the Museum’s Flickr page;
ii. Use your photo for any Museum not-for-profit, non-commercial use (including but not limited to educational, archival, promotional purposes), in any media, worldwide, royalty-free, in perpetuity;
iii. Crop or manipulate your photo;
iv. Identify you as the creator of the entry;
v. You will maintain all other rights to your image.
f. The Museum retains sole discretion over the decision whether to select, upload, or display any particular entry. If your photo does not meet the Adopt Showcase criteria or is otherwise deemed inappropriate, in Museum’s sole discretion, Museum reserves the right not to post or to remove the photo from the Showcase.
g. The content of posted photos does not reflect the views or opinions of The Field Museum.  Products, locations, and branding are not endorsed by The Field Museum.   
h. By participating in the Showcase you agree to the terms of these rules.

3. What prizes might I win?
a. Prizes will change monthly and will be at the discretion of The Field Museum.  The prize for the current drawing will be listed on the Showcase photo submission page.
b. Monthly prizes may be changed or discontinued at any time at the discretion of The Field Museum.
c. Prize winners will be notified by email.
d. Any taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitutions or exchanges of prizes can be made. All decisions are final.
e. Employees and volunteers of the Museum and their immediate families and household members are not eligible to win a prize.
f. Odds of winning depend on the total number of entries submitted.
g. No purchase is necessary to enter, and a purchase will not improve the chances of winning.

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, or the rights and obligations of participants and Museum in connection with the Showcase, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Illinois without regard to Illinois conflicts of law principles.  All entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the state of Illinois. Void where prohibited by law.


The Field Museum, 1400 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605-2496