Eligibility: The contest is open to legal residents of the U.S. age 18 or older, who have a public Instagram account as of the beginning of the Contest period. Employees of Sponsor and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and locals laws and regulations apply.
Prize Selection: Winners are solely responsible for any and all federal, state, provincial and local taxes that apply to prizes. No cash or other substitution of prizes is permitted, except at the sole option of Sponsor for a prize of equal or greater value. Prizes won by minors will be awarded to the parents or legal guardians, who must sign all required affidavits and releases. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes.
Additional Conditions: Except where prohibited by law, by accepting any prize, Winner consents to the use of his/her name, photo and/or likeness, biographical information, winning entry and statements attributed to winner (if true) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation. All entries become the property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged, deleted or returned. Allow 4 weeks for delivery of prizes.
Claim Expiration: Giveaway and contest winners will have ten (10) days to claim their prize after they are contacted by a member of the team at PigeonForge.com via phone number or email. After ten days with no response, the contest/giveaway prize(s) are no longer valid.
PigeonForge.com’s Best Of Pigeon Forge – Official Rules
No purchase necessary to enter or to win. A purchase will not increase your odds of winning. Subject to applicable federal, state, local, and municipal laws and regulations. This contest is void where prohibited by law.
Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the contest commissioners, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest. Entrants further grant to PigeonForge.com the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print, or any other media, in connection with the Contest.
Vote Automation: Automated voting of any kind is not allowed. Detection of said automated voting will lead to votes being voided and entrant being disqualified. Only one account per voter. If multiple accounts are detected for a single voter, they will be disabled and votes disqualified.
Winners: The one (1) business in each category with the most eligible votes will be named that year’s Best of Pigeon Forge Winner in the specified category. Two (2) businesses in each category who each place 2nd and 3rd based on the most eligible votes will be named 2nd place and 3rd Place Best Of Pigeon Forge Winners. In the event of a tie, the winning businesses will share the awarded title in the respective category.
Employees of PigeonForge.com, LLC, its respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising sponsors and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of each are not eligible.
Each winner, by acceptance of the designation, agrees to release all Sponsors, and their parent and subsidiary companies, their officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and advertising agencies from all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize.
All results posted are unofficial until winners are contacted via email by a representative of PigeonForge.com.
Best Of Pigeon Forge Assets: During the voting period, the Best Of Pigeon Forge logo may only be used in conjunction with a backlink to PigeonForge.com exactly as designated in our Best Of Pigeon Forge media kit. Use of the logo without proper backlinking is strictly forbidden. When the voting period has closed, only the certified first place, second place, and third place winners may use the logo to promote their business.
PigeonForge.com reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on contestants obtained through the contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law. The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright, PigeonForge.com. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trademarks or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
This contest is officially sponsored by PigeonForge.com. PigeonForge.com reserves the right to change the rules at any time.