Sunday, May 6, 2007

Offical Contest Rules


CONTEST PERIOD: The "Courting Equality" Contest (the "Contest") begins 05/01/07 and ends 06/01/07 (the "Contest Period").

ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open everyone, even homophobes (we don’t discriminate).

HOW TO ENTER: There are two ways to enter: (1) Email a narrative, not to exceed 1 written page or submit a audio file, not too exceed 2 minutes and tell us what you would say if you were on Massresistance: The Radio Show. No profanities will be tolerated. Send it with your name, address, daytime phone number, T-shirt size and email address to There is no cost to enter. Online entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST, 06/01/07. All entries become MassResistance Watch's property and will not be returned or acknowledged. Limit one (1) entry per email address.

PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize: A copy of the book “Courting Equality” by
Gozemba, Kahn & Humphries. Five (5) Runners-Up will receive a T-shirt from MassResistance Watch’s Mannequin collection. Written or audio narratives may appear on the MassResistance Watch blog

SELECTION OF WINNERS: On or about 06/04/07, a panel of qualified judges will select one (1) Grand Prize Winner, and five (5) Runners-Up from among all eligible entries. Decisions of judges are final and binding and may not be appealed. Potential winners will be notified by email on or about 6/8/07. Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, express or implied.

GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law: (i) entry constitutes permission to use winners' entry, first name, hometown, voice or any statements regarding this contest for editorial, public relations, promotional and advertising purposes on behalf of Sponsors, without compensation; By participating and winning a prize, winners release Sponsors, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the Contest. Sponsors assume no responsibility for entries they are unable to process due to incomplete, misdirected, illegible or lost email entries or network, hardware or other technical failures or any other reason. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of the rules. Sponsors further reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention or force majeure. In the event of cancellation, Sponsors reserve the right to award the prizes to eligible online entries received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems, or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the Contest, is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.