b. In the event that a prize or prize certificate is mailed to the winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss. Sponsors are not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate.
d. Selection of Winner
Decisions of judges with respect to the Contest are final. This is a contest of skill. Your chances of winning depend on how well your entry reflects the judging criteria, as compared to the other eligible entries in the contest.
The judges will be judging on the following qualities:*Creativity and Originality: 20%*Entertaining: 25%*Southwest and ATX Festival Appeal: 35% photo should reflect fun Culture and Fun-LUVing Attitude.*Rules: 20% Read and complied with the official rules.
. You need not be present to win.Potential winner notification will be made on or about May 14, 2013 by the Sponsor via Instagram. The potential winner will be asked to contact Southwest with a given e-mail address provided via comment on the entrant's Instagram entry. Once potential winner and Southwest make e-mail contact, Southwest will provide a photo for the potential winner to upload to the Instagram account the user uploaded the photo with in order to validate their account. Once the validation occurs, potential winner must execute and return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release in which they agree to hold Sponsor, Facebook, and each of their parent, subsidiary and affiliated corporations, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from use or misuse of a prize or participation in the Contest. Affidavits will be mailed or emailed based on the potential winner's preference beginning May 14, 2013. Affidavits must be executed and returned within seven (7) days or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, is unable to accept the Grand Prize as awarded, fails to sign and return the required affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize and it will be awarded to an alternate winner. Upon timely completion of required affidavits and release, winner should expect to receive their prizes in the mail by May 20, 2013. e. Conditions a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. Winner may be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent.