From squirrels on Jet Skis to talking dogs and playful cats, we all love watching our pets perform for the camera. And now, your best video snapshots can win you a $25 gift certificate to Furry Friends Too Pet Foods & Supplies, 2117 Sawyer Drive, Niagara Falls.
Starting Tuesday, July 10, Niagara Frontier Publications will accept creative, funny, goofy, creative and downright zany pet videos to post at www.wnypapers.com. The three clips deemed best (as decided by NFP's panel of judges, and by online reaction - YouTube comments, page views, social media activity including tweets and wall posts) will be selected and put up for popular vote. The winning entry will receive the Furry Friends gift certificate.
All videos must originate and be posted on YouTube. Entrants should mark their videos "Public" and send the embed code or video Web address, and their contact information, to this email address or to NFP via Facebook or Twitter. Use NFP's social media sites to register your comments (links provided on top of pages under "Connect with Us").
All eligible videos will be posted on one page at www.wnypapers.com/petcontest.
UPDATED: Entries will be received until 11:59 p.m. EST on Tuesday, Aug. 7. The top three clips will be highlighted in NFP's newspapers (the Niagara-Wheatfield Tribune, Island Dispatch and Lewiston-Porter Sentinel), and online at www.wnypapers.com. Fans can vote for the best video via NFP's website from 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8, through 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, Aug. 13. One grand-prize winner will be selected on Tuesday, Aug. 14.
Take note: Pet safety, health and wellness are of utmost importance. Any videos suggesting cruelty, harm or peril (actual or perceived) to animals will be immediately disqualified. So, please, don't put your pets in danger.
Furthermore, NFP reserves the right to disqualify any and all entry videos based on inappropriate content.
Enter to win a $25 gift certificate to Furry Friends Too Pet Foods & Supplies ("Furry Friends") by submitting creative, funny, goofy, creative and downright zany pet videos per the description listed above.
One (1) winner will receive one (1) $25 gift certificate.
TO ENTER: Enter the contest by submitting your video to YouTube and then sending Niagara Frontier Publications (NFP) a link or embed code to/for the video. The video must be public and sharable. Submit this information, plus contact information, to this email address or to NFP via Facebook or Twitter.
Participants must be 18 years old or older to enter.
PRIZE: One (1) $25 gift certificate to Furry Friends, 2117 Sawyer Drive, Niagara Falls, New York, 14304.
•Please note: Prize is subject to change based on availability.
CONTEST DATES: Contest runs according to the dates and times listed above.
UNCLAIMED PRIZE: In the event the grand prize is not claimed or is forfeited, a second entrant will be selected.
•Entrants: Make sure you have included some type of contact information. If NFP cannot contact the original winner, a new winner will be selected.
RELEASE AND DISCLAIMER: All entrants agree to hold harmless and release Niagara Frontier Publications, Grand Island Publishing Corporation (1859 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island, New York 14072) its newspapers, website, affiliates, subsidiaries, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, the service agencies and independent contractors of any of the above and all others associated with the development and execution of this contest (including Furry Friends) from any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from this contest, the use of YouTube, the use of the Internet, and the public display of said videos.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER, VOTE OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. RESTRICTIONS APPLY. BY PARTICIPATING, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE RULES.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE RULES, DO NOT ENTER THE CONTEST.
NIAGARA FRONTIER PUBLICATIONS AND FURRY FRIENDS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO END, MODIFY OR OTHERWISE ADJUST THIS CONTEST AT ANY TIME AND FOR ANY REASON.