Tallest Vecto and Farthest Vecto Competitions Terms and Conditions


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  • The Cnoc Outdoors Tallest Vecto competition and Farthest Vecto competition are the “Competition”
  • Employees of Cnoc Outdoors or their family members or anyone else connected with the Competition may not enter the Competition.
  • The Competition is open to anyone over the age of 18.
  • Entrants into the Competition shall be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions.
  • To enter the Competition, you must provide photo proof (preferably with geolocation info) of being at the places you claim to reach. You must include your full name and your email address. Send the submission to digital@cnocoutdoors.com.
  • If you have any questions about how to enter or in connection with the Competition, please e-mail digital@cnocoutdoors.com with “Tallest Vecto competition” or "Farthest Vecto competition" in the subject line.
  • This competitions are in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram. You are providing your information to Cnoc Outdoors and not to Facebook or Instagram. By participating in this competition, you agree to a complete release of Facebook and Instagram from any claims. 
  • The Competition runs for the duration of 2019
  • After this time period the winners will be selected by a Cnoc Outdoors panel
  • The starting day for submission is January 1, 2019 and closing for submission on December 31, 2019 at 11.00 pm PST.
  • Entries and votes received outside the applicable time period will not be considered for the competition. Cnoc Outdoors reserves the right in its absolute discretion to extend any relevant closing date where the entries received are of insufficient quality.
  • Only one entry is permitted per person each Competition.
  • Images must include a Vecto container, and be of high resolution, at least 1000x1000 pixels.
  • By submitting an entry to the Competition, You grant Cnoc Outdoors:

Permission for your entry to be published on Cnoc Outdoors websites including but not limited to cnocoutdoors.com and on any social media account controlled by Cnoc Outdoors, including but not limited to Facebook and Twitter accounts, and you grant Cnoc Outdoors a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license (with a right to sub-license) to use, republish, edit and/or modify your Competition entry in any/all media (including in electronic format, hard copy and in GNM publications) for purposes connected with the Competition and as described in these Terms and Conditions; and

The right to use your name and county of residence for the sole purpose of identifying you as the author of your entry and/or as a winner in the Competition.

You also hereby waive all your moral rights in your entry. Notwithstanding the afore-going waiver, in order to use entries as intended and advised in these Terms and Conditions, (i) Cnoc Outdoors may need to modify entries, including but not limited to resizing, cropping or color adjustment as necessary, provided that Cnoc Outdoors shall endeavor in undertaking such modifications to maintain the integrity of your entry as originally created; and (ii) Cnoc Outdoors shall provide a picture credit for all entries.

  • You own the copyright to your Competition entry as its author. Your entry must be your own work, must not be copied, must not contain any third-party materials and/or content that you do not have permission to use, must not include any trademarks, and must not show inappropriate or dangerous behavior, against LNT rules, or otherwise be obscene, defamatory, distasteful, offensive, or in breach of any applicable law or regulation, or in breach of any confidentiality obligations owed by you to third parties. If Cnoc Outdoors has reason to believe your entry is not your own work or otherwise breaches these terms and conditions, then Cnoc Outdoors may not consider it and may disqualify it.
  • Entrants confirm that each individual whose image is featured in the Competition entry has given consent for the use of his/her image in connection with this Competition and in accordance with these terms and conditions. Where an individual whose image is featured in a Competition entry is aged less than 18 years the entrant confirms that the parent or guardian of that individual has given the relevant consent. 

The winner will be contacted via email, or phone, if provided within a week of the closing date. If the prize is not claimed within 7 days of notification, winner forfeits the prize and a new winner will be chosen.

  • All decisions regarding the winner are final and binding on all matters related to this contest. 
  • Odds of being chosen as the winner are dependent upon the number of participants in this contest. 
  • No cash alternative or substitution for the prize will be awarded.
  • No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase of any kind will not increase your chances of winning.

Rules particular to the Tallest Vecto Competition

Winner will be the person with photographic proof that they traveled with their Vecto to the highest altitude of any contestant. Participants may reach that altitude by any human-powered means.

Rules particular to the Farthest Vecto Competition

Winner will be the person with photographic proof that they traveled the greatest distance with their Vecto of any contestant. The entire journey must be on foot. Any portions of the journey that are not on foot may not count towards the participant's total distance.

The Prizes

  • First prize winner of each contest will receive a $100 Cnoc Outdoors gift card
  • Second prize winner of each contest will receive a $50 Cnoc Outdoors gift card

Some other rules

  • Entries on behalf of another person will not be accepted and joint submissions are not allowed.
  • We take no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, misdirected or incomplete or cannot be delivered or entered for any technical or other reason. Proof of delivery of the entry is not proof of receipt.
  • The name and county of the winners can be obtained by sending a stamped addressed envelope to the following address: Tallest/Furthest Vecto Competition. Cnoc Outdoors, 3376 SE 20th Ave, Portland, OR, 97206, USA
  • No purchase is necessary.
  • Cnoc Outdoors shall use and take care of any personal information you supply to it as described in its privacy policy, a copy of which can be seen https://cnocoutdoors.com/pages/privacy-policy, and in accordance with data protection legislation. By entering the Competition, you agree to the collection, retention, usage, and distribution of your personal information in order to process and contact you about your Competition entry, and for the purposes outlined in these terms and conditions.
  • Cnoc Outdoors may pass entrants’ details to third parties and/or otherwise engage third party providers in connection with this Competition where the third party is acting on Cnoc Outdoors’ behalf for the purposes of administering this Competition and/or any subsequent publicity, and/or as otherwise required by law.
  • The Promoter of the Competition is Cnoc Outdoors whose address is 3376 SE 20th Ave, Portland, OR, 97206, USA. Any complaints regarding the Competition should be sent to this address.
  • Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude the liability of Cnoc Outdoors for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation or for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence.
  • Cnoc Outdoors accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by you as a result of entering the Competition or accepting any prize. Cnoc Outdoors further disclaims liability for any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials in connection with the Competition.
  • Cnoc Outdoors reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, this Competition with or without prior notice due to reasons outside its reasonable control (including, without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud). The decision of Cnoc Outdoors in all matters relating to the Competition is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Cnoc Outdoors shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations relating to this Competition where the failure is caused by something outside its reasonable control. Such circumstances shall include, but not be limited to, weather conditions, fire, flood, hurricane, strike, industrial dispute, war, hostilities, political unrest, riots, civil commotion, inevitable accidents, supervening legislation or any other circumstances amounting to force majeure.
  • The Competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by US law and entrants to the Competition submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of Oregon state courts.