Submit your original poster artwork in our contest commemorating the 45th Cap10K on April 10, 2022. The winning entry will become the Official Poster for the 2022 Cap10K!
Artwork dimensions: 10 in x 16 in (live area, no bleed)
Printed poster size 11 in x 17 in (final size)
45th Statesman Cap10K
April 10, 2022
Image of an armadillo, the Cap10K mascot
Reference to Austin or the Texas State Capitol
Original hand-drawn, painted or computer generated artwork accepted.
When designing the poster, consider the following:
What the Cap10K means to you
What’s the essence of the Statesman Cap10K for you
Representative of the largest 10K in Texas
Colorful and dynamic
Check out wall murals across Austin for ideas
Contest open to persons 18+ years old.
No entry to Cap10K required.
Agree that image will be used to create a 2022 Cap10K poster
Artwork becomes sole property of the Statesman Cap10K, no other rights
Artist cannot sell their artwork poster, etc.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.
The Sponsor of the 2022 Statesman 45th Cap10K Poster Contest (the “Contest”) is Ventures Endurance, LLC, 85 Devonshire Street, 9th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02109 (“Ventures” or “Sponsor”).
The Submission Period consists of the following dates:
The Judging Period is February 1 – 15, 2022.
The Winner will be announced on or around March 1, 2022.
Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Contest.
POSTER REQUIREMENTS AND SUBMISSION INFORMATION
Individuals are encouraged to submit original poster artwork to commemorate the 45th Cap10K on April 10, 2022 (each, the “Poster”, and, collectively, the “Posters”). One (1) winner will be selected from all Posters received according to these Official Rules, and that individual’s artwork will become the Official Poster for the 2022 Cap10K.
a) What the Cap10K means to them;
b) What is the essence of the Cap10K
c) Think about wall murals seen across Austin, Texas;
d)Family/generational friendly; and
e) Artwork should be colorful and representative of the Cap10K as the largest 10K in Texas
a) 45th Statesman Cap10K;
b) April 10, 2022;
c) Image of an armadillo (the Cap10K mascot); and
d) Reference to Austin, Texas or the Texas State Capitol
LICENSE TO USE ENTRIES
By entering the Contest, all Participants grant an irrevocable, unconditional, perpetual, worldwide, transferable, fully-paid, royalty-free, non-exclusive right and license, with an unlimited right to grant sublicenses, to Sponsor and its affiliates, related entities and service providers and to Sponsor’s sublicensees (hereinafter collectively the “Licensed Parties”) to use, reproduce, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, distribute, display, create derivative works of and/or otherwise use (without limitation as to when or to the number of times used) each element of a Participant’s Poster in connection with the Contest, the promotion of the Contest, and in any other manner at the discretion of the Licensed Parties in any media now or hereafter known including, but not limited to, on the Licensed Parties’ web pages, social media pages and other digital media, newsletters, third party sites, print materials, television and other broadcast media, for marketing and/or advertising, and in printed materials for sale. Participant waives intellectual property rights, privacy/publicity rights or other legal or moral rights that might preclude the Licensed Parties’ use of any element of the Poster, and agrees not to sue or assert any claim against the Licensed Parties for the use of any element of the Poster and the Entry. Display or publication of any Poster on the Licensed Parties’ website does not indicate the Entrant will be selected as a winner. The Licensed Parties will not be required to pay any consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with the Licensed Parties’ use of the Poster.
SELECTION OF THE WINNING POSTER; JUDGING
The judging of the Posters will take place during the Judging Period and one (1) Poster will be chosen as the winner in this Contest (the “Winner”).
The judging panel (the “Panel”) will consist of representatives of Sponsor.
The Panel will judge each Poster based on the following criteria: creativity and design originality (30%), visual appeal (20%) and quality and expression of the Poster as a reflection of the theme of the Contest (50%) (collectively, the “Judging Criteria”).
All decisions of the Panel are final as to all matters.
Ventures reserves the right to take more time to determine the Winner as it deems necessary in its sole discretion.
NOTIFICATION OF THE WINNER
The potential Winner will be notified within five (5) business days after chosen by the Panel in accordance with the contact information supplied by the Participant at the time of entry (“Prize Notification”). Prize Notification is deemed to have occurred immediately upon the placing of a phone call or sending of an e-mail or any other form of communication Ventures may use to contact a potential Winner. Ventures is not obligated to leave a voicemail or any other type of message. If a potential Winner does not respond to the Prize Notification within five (5) business days after the Prize Notification, Ventures may select an alternate winner according to these Official Rules from all remaining eligible Entries. Ventures reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of any alternate potential Winner, if any.
The potential Winner must sign and have notarized an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (the “Affidavit”), and an Assignment of all of Participant’s rights in the Poster including, but not limited to, all right, title and interest including copyrights to Ventures, as well as any other documentation required by Ventures in its sole discretion, within five (5) business days following the date of first attempted notification regarding the documentation in order to be eligible to accept the prize. Failure to sign and return to Ventures such forms within the requisite timeframe may result in disqualification, and an alternate winner may be selected according to these Official Rules from all remaining eligible Entries.
Any potential Winner is subject to verification and the potential Winner’s full compliance with these Official Rules before any prize will be awarded.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNER
The Winner will be announced in a half-page ad in the Austin American-Statesman.
In addition to the ad, the Winner will be announced and given social recognition on Cap10K Facebook, Instagram and TikTok.
One (1) prize package will be awarded in this Contest. The Winner will be awarded the following:
All local, state and federal taxes incurred by accepting a prize will be the sole responsibility of the Winner. Any person winning over $600 in prizes during any one (1) year period will receive an IRS Form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
WAIVERS, DISCLAIMERS AND RELEASES
By participating in this Contest, the Participant agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless Ventures, Gannett Co., Inc., Gannett Media Corp, and each of their divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents (collectively, the “Contest Entities”) from and against any and all claims, liability, costs, losses, damages or injuries of any kind arising out of or related to the Participant’s participation in this Contest and/or related to any prize (including, without limitation, losses, damages or injuries to Participant’s or any other person’s equipment or other property, or to their persons, related to participation in this Contest; or arising out of any violation of rights of publicity or privacy, or claims of defamation or portrayal in a false light; or based on any claim of infringement of intellectual property; or from any typographical, human or other error in the printing, offering, selection, operation or announcement of any Contest activity and/or prize). Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Participant agrees that the Contest Entities: (a) have neither made nor will be in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, in connection with any Contest and/or with respect to prizes, including, without limitation, to any prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose; (b) maintain no control over the personnel, equipment or operation of any air, water or surface carrier, ship line, bus or limousine company, transportation company, hotel, manufacturer or other person or entity furnishing services, products or accommodations (“Suppliers”) as a part of the prizes provided in connection with any Contest; and (c) will not be responsible or liable for any injury, damage, loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or other irregularity that may be caused or contributed to: (1) by the wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of the Suppliers or any of their agents, servants, employees or independent contractors, (2) by any defect in or failure of any vehicle, equipment, instrumentality, service or product that is owned, operated, furnished or otherwise used by any of those Suppliers, (3) by the wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any other person or entity not an employee of the Contest Entities, and (4) by any cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the control of the Contest Entities. Participant agrees that the Contest Entities shall have no responsibility or liability for discontinued prizes; human error; incorrect or inaccurate transcription of registration and/or account information; any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer online system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or Internet service provider utilized by Ventures; interruption or inability to access the website, or Ventures or affiliated entities’ respective websites, or any online service via the Internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems; any damage to Participant’s (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of a Contest; any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, viruses, bugs, defects; and/or any other errors or malfunctions, even if caused by the negligence of the Contest Entities. Each Participant further agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Contest Entities from and against any and all liability resulting or arising from any Contest and to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against Contest Entities and hereby acknowledge that Contest Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by a Supplier that may be sent along with a prize. Ventures is not responsible for the actions of Participants in connection with any Contest, including the Participant’s attempts to circumvent the Official Rules or otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest.
NAME OF WINNER
To obtain the name of the Winner, contact Jeffery Simecek, Race Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 1, 2022.
Any questions on this Contest should be directed to Jeffrey Simecek, Race Director, at email@example.com.
$500 cash from the Statesman Cap10K.
Free 2022 Race Entry + VIP tent at the Finish Line Festival.
Poster image reproduced on a minimum of 10,000 pieces to be given away at Cap10K social runs, promotional opportunities and at Cap10K Expo.
Announcement of winner in a photo half-page ad in the Austin American-Statesman.
Social recognition of winner/artwork on Cap10K Facebook, Instagram and TikTok accounts.
Image used as the cover of the 2022 Cap10K race guide to publish on Thursday, March 31, 2022.
Original artwork must be submitted in a PDF file format.