#EquippedToEclipse 2017 Contest Official Rules

The Adler Planetarium is running a contest promotion for the 2017 solar eclipse, based on a combination of skill and chance, for participants to win an annual membership to the Adler.

Terms for Contest. Your participation in this contest is subject to and governed by the official rules set forth here. The Adler, at any time, may announce a suspension or termination of this contest, without advance notice and at the Adler’s sole discretion, at which point no additional entries will be accepted and no additional prizes shall be awarded.

Social Media Disclosure. This contest follows Instagram guidelines, and is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.

No purchase necessary to enter or win the #EquippedToEclipse contest.

Eligibility. Must be 18+ and resident of the U.S. Instagram profile must be public for us to receive your entry. This promotion is available via online entry only.

Adler employees, volunteers, board members, and vendors, as well as any person(s) residing in the same household of such employees, volunteers, board members, or vendor are ineligible to participate.

All photos must be original photos and must comply with the content restrictions described below. At the sole discretion of the Adler Planetarium, Entrants who submit inappropriate content, including but not limited to the following, will be deemed ineligible and disqualified from the #EquippedToEclipse contest: pornography, adult-oriented content or any other sexually-explicit material, explicit language or content, images of violence or promotion of illegal activities, or content that denigrates, disparages or reflects negatively on the Adler Planetarium, its Board members, employees, or vendors.

Entry. Entrants must upload a photo of each pair of traveling eclipse glasses (three total) to Instagram with the hashtag #EquippedToEclipse to be eligible.

Contest Winner Selection. A winner will be announced on Friday, August 25, 2017. One (1) Entrant will be selected at random from all eligible entries received (the “Selected Entrant”).

Contest Winner Notification and Announcement. The Selected Entrant will be announced publicly via Instagram and the #EquippedToEclipse contest webpage, and contacted by way of direct message to be given instructions on how to claim their prize. Only one attempt to contact the Selected Entrant will be made. The Selected Entrant will be required to respond (as directed in the direct message) within seven (7) calendar days of attempted notification. The failure to respond timely to the notification may result in forfeiture of the prize.

Publicity. By participating in the #EquippedToEclipse contest, any Entrant irrevocably grants the Adler Planetarium the right to use such Entrant’s entry or submission, name, likeness, biographical information in any and all media for any purpose, including without limitation, commercial, advertising and promotional purposes as well as in, on or in connection with the contest or other promotions, and hereby release the Adler from any liability with respect thereto, unless prohibited by law.

Prize. One (1) Family Plus OR Individual Plus membership to the Adler Planetarium.

Prize Conditions. No substitution, transfer, or cash redemption of prize permitted.

Conditions of Participating. By participating, Entrants agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these terms. The Adler reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be acting in violation of these terms. Entrants may not enter with multiple identities or use any automated system.