Official Rules for Kotton Kidz



SUBMITTING PHOTOS: To submit a photo, mail it to Kotton Kidz Photo Contest, 8000 Centerview Parkway, Suite 114, Cordova, TN 38018 or go to www.kottonkidz.com and follow the directions to complete the online registration. Registration and entry is free. Once you have registered at the website, follow the online instructions to submit your entry to upload one (1) digital photo conveying your best “Kotton Kidz”. Photos should be no larger than three (3) MB, must be taken with a 72 dpi (or better) digital camera set to “best” image quality, pictures must be at least 500 x 360 pixels in size and must be uploaded in one of the following formats – .jpeg and .png. Photo submission may depict individuals other than the entrant in their photo, but the entrant must have the permission of the other individuals depicted in the photo and no names may be mentioned. If the individual(s) depicted in the photo is a minor, then the entrant must be the parent or legal guardian of the minor; or must have permission of the minor’s parent or legal guardian to depict them in the entry. Follow the instructions at the website to complete the upload of your photo and submit your entry. The monthly submission and voting periods will be offered as follows:

12/1/15 – 12/31/15
1/1/16 – 1/31/16
2/1/16 – 2/29/16
3/1/16 – 3/31/16
4/1/16 – 4/30/16
5/1/16 – 5/31/16
6/1/16 – 6/30/16
7/1/16 – 7/31/16
8/1/16 – 8/31/16
9/1/16 – 9/30/16
10/1/16 – 10/31/16 1
11/1/16 – 11/30/16

Submissions received for their respective entry periods will be posted as they are received for their respective submission and voting periods after being prescreened for compliance with submission guidelines. Monthly finalists will be selected for each submission period as determined by public voting – non-winning submissions will not roll over into any remaining submission periods.

Entrants may not participate with multiple e-mail addresses, nor may entrants use any device to enter as multiple entrants. Any entries submitted by an entrant with multiple e-mail addresses or under multiple identities will be void.

All entries must be the original work of the entrant, never been previously published, must not infringe on any third party rights, and may not include content which is offensive, violent or suggest violence, derogatory, sexually suggestive, obscene, defamatory, explicit language or imagery or is otherwise inappropriate for publication in general circulation, or depicts MMW and/or any of their products in a manner which is not consistent with its positive image and/or their approval trademark use. No copyrighted music, trademarks, brands, or other intellectual property not owned by entrant may be used in the entry. By submitting a photo, the entrant gives MMW the right to use, edit, or publish the entry. All entry materials become the property of MMW and will not be returned. MMW is not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address and/or phone number of entrants. No automated entry devices, bots and/or other programs and/or software are permitted for entry. MMW is not  responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human or electronic. Only fully completed entries are eligible.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of MMW and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate.

FINALIST SELECTION: All monthly submissions will be judged by public voting. The entry that receives the most votes during each respective monthly submission and voting phase will be the Monthly Finalist. Limit ten (10) votes per person, per month. In the event of a tie at the monthly submission level, the finalist will be determined by the judging panel designated by MMW.

LIMITATIONS AND RELEASES: Entries and voting are deemed to be received at the time of receipt by MMW, not at the time of transmission by the entrant or voter. Released parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected or illegible entries or votes, nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by MMW on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof.

PRIVACY: For information about how MMW uses your personal information, please see the privacy policy located at www.meistermedia.com/policies/privacy.


Revised 12/16/2015