Southwest Family Photo Contest by Bank of the Southwest

Official Rules


CONTEST PERIOD: Southwest Family Photo Contest (the “Contest”) starts on May 10, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. Mountain Standard Time (“MST”) and ends on July 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. MST (“Contest Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open to New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Texas and Utah residents only. Employees, officers, and directors of Bank of the Southwest their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate families (spouse and parents, children and siblings and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

HOW TO ENTER:During the Contest Period, IM or Message a photo to the Bank of the Southwest Facebook page as entry into the Contest. Or you may mail your entry to:

Bank of the Southwest

6570 East Main Street

Farmington NM 87402

Entries must be received by July 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Standard Time to be eligible. Limit one (1) Entry per person using only one facebook account and/or mailing address. Entries received from any person or account in excess of the limitation stated above will be void. All Entries become the sole property of and offer permission to Bank of the Southwest to use on future promotions.

DRAWING: One winner per Division (Farmington, Roswell, Las Cruces, TorC & Hatch) will be chosen based on picture quality, style and aesthetics by Monarch Marketing, Inc., whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Contest. Monarch Marketing, Inc., is the hired agency of Bank of the Southwest and all decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. Photos may be used in upcoming Bank of the Southwest marketing campaigns. Photo submission is acknowledgement of acceptance of all terms and rules of Contest. Odds of winning a prize will depend upon the total number of eligible Entries received throughout the Contest Period per Division.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winners per region will be notified by Monarch Marketing, Inc. via facebook messenger and will be required to respond within three (3) days from date of initial notification. Contest participants may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, an IRS W-9 Form and a publicity release. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Agency is unable to contact a potential winner or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and, at Agency’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected.

PRIZES (5): Each winner in each Region will receive a 2018 iPad mini 16GB. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each prize package: $160.

GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winners. Prizes awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Total ARV of all prizes awarded: $800.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Bank of the Southwest, Monarch Marketing, Inc., their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the foregoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prizes; and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, Entry, and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor, its affiliates and agencies, without compensation or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use.

MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled Entries, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of Entries, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised for any reason, including virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest (or portion thereof) and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received prior to action taken. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL AVAILABLE REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

SPONSOR: Bank of the Southwest, 226 N. Main Street, Roswell NM 88201.