October is the time of year when children and families artfully decorate pumpkins, and display these works for friends and neighbors. Now, your most decorative, scariest, funniest or craziest pumpkin designs can win you one of three great prize packs in the Niagara Frontier Publications pumpkin-carving contest.
One (1) grand-prize winner will receive a to-be-determined gift package.
One (1) second-prize winner will receive a to-be-determined gift package.
One (1) third-prize winner will receive a to-be-determined gift package.
TO ENTER: Send us a photo of your best carved or decorated pumpkin. Submit the photo to this email address; follow us on Twitter (@wnypapers or @joshuamaloni) and tweet a photo to Niagara Frontier Publications ("NFP"); or submit your entry via U.S. mail (or in person) to Niagara Frontier Publications, 1859 Whitehaven Road, Grand Island, NY 14072.
Please include contact information (including address and phone number) with each entry. NFP will not sell or publicize addresses or phone numbers, send them to a third party, or use them in any other form of solicitation. Contact information is used solely to verify and contact prizewinners.
All photos are subject to be publicly displayed at www.wnypapers.com.
Photos of the three winners' respective entries are likewise subject to be
publicly displayed in three of NFP's newspapers: The Niagara-Wheatfield
Tribune, the Island Dispatch and the Lewiston-Porter Sentinel.
Winners will be selected based on reader feedback and the scores of NFP's judging panel. Anyone from the United States or Canada over the age of 18, or under the age of 18 with parental or guardian consent, may enter. HOWEVER, prizewinners will be selected from the pool of entrants with Western New York addresses.
All decisions are final.
CONTEST DATES: (UPDATED) Contest runs from 10:30 a.m. (EST) Monday, October 5, 2015, through 11:59 p.m. (EST) Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, and is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada over the age of 18, or under the age of 18 with parental or guardian consent. Employees (full-time, part-time and freelance) of NFP, prize providers and their immediate families, are not eligible to enter or win this contest.
Winners will be notified on or about Thursday, November 5, 2015.
MULTIPLE ENTRIES: Multiple entries are permitted in this contest.
UNCLAIMED PRIZE: In the event any prize is not claimed or is forfeited, a second entrant will be selected for said prize.
RELEASE AND DISCLAIMER: By entering this contest, all entrants agree to hold harmless and release Niagara Frontier Publications, Grand Island Publishing Corporation (d/b/a Niagara Frontier Publications), its newspapers, website, affiliates, subsidiaries, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, the service agencies, independent contractors and advertisers of any of the above and all others associated with the development and execution of this contest (including prize providers and their respective websites, affiliates, subsidiaries, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, service agencies, independent contractors and advertisers) from any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from this contest.
NIAGARA FRONTIER PUBLICATIONS AND THE COMPANIES PROVIDING PRIZES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO END, EXTEND, MODIFY OR OTHERWISE CHANGE THE RULES AND DATES OF THIS CONTEST AND ITS PRIZES.
PREVIOUS PRIZEWINNERS (THOSE WHO HAVE WON A PRIZE FROM NFP WITHIN THE SIX MONTHS PRIOR TO THIS CONTEST) ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN THIS CONTEST.
NIAGARA FRONTIER PUBLICATIONS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST, STOLEN, UNFULFILLED OR OTHERWISE DAMAGED PRIZES. FURTHERMORE, IT IS EACH WINNER'S RESPONSIBILITY TO CLAIM A PRIZE.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER 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 WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT ENTER THE CONTEST.