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Artist Collection Contest - Official Rules


1. Eligibility:
The “Buffalo #BuffaloArtist Contest” ("Contest") is open only to legal residents of Canada and the United States (except in Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of CENTRIC CANADA APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES ULC, and their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, promotion agencies, suppliers and members of their immediate families (defined as parents, spouse, children, sibling and their respective spouse and grand parents) of each employee, and all those with whom such employee are domiciled, are NOT eligible. Void where prohibited by law.

2. Sponsor:

CENTRIC CANADA APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES ULC. Located at 400 Sauvé West, Montreal, QC, Canada H3L 1Z8.

3. Prize Provider:
CENTRIC CANADA APPAREL AND ACCESSORIES ULC. Located at 400 Sauvé West, Montreal, QC, Canada H3L 1Z8.

4. Contest Period:
The Contest begins April 10th, 2019 7:00 PM EST and ends May 6th, 2019 7:59 AM EST (the "Entry Period").

5. How to Enter:
During the contest period:
a)    Follow @buffalojeans on Instagram;
b)    Take a picture of the art you have created. This must be unique to you and not belong to another artist;
c)    Upload your photo on Instagram with the hashtag #BuffaloJeansArtist and tag @buffalojeans. You may enter as many photos as you like as long as each photo is different.  Photos must be uploaded in accordance with the Instagram Terms of Use ( Make sure your profile is set to public before uploading;
d)    Sign up for Buffalo’s newsletter.

6. Entry Requirements:

a)    Entries must be the original work of entrant.
b)    Entries must not been previously published or won an award or prize of any kind.
c)    Entries must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, contain profanity, nudity, sexual content; hateful content of any kind; content that promotes violence or harm to another living creature; or any other offensive content (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion).
d)    Entries must not contain material that promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms / weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing) or promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous.
e)    Entries must not contain material that promotes intolerance, fanaticism, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
f)    Entries must not contain advertisements, personal solicitations or commercial solicitations; or promote any political agenda or party.
g)    Entries must not include any trademarks, logos, or copyrighted materials, other than Sponsor related materials, or advertise or promote any brand or product owned by any entity other than Sponsor.
h)    Entries must not contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other identifying elements of any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without express written permission from the person or persons (or their estate) depicted in the Entry.
i)    Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor's image and not contain any material that could reflect negatively on the name, reputation, or goodwill of Sponsor, its subsidiaries or affiliates.
j)    Entries must not violate or encourage the violation of any law, rule or regulation.

Sponsor and Prize Provider are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, stolen, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. Sponsor and Prize Provider are not responsible if online service or equipment is interrupted including without limitation (1) interruptions to any network, server, Internet, Web site, telephone, satellite, computer or other connections, (2) failures of any telephone, satellite, hardware, software or other equipment, (3) garbled, misdirected or jumbled transmissions, or traffic congestion, (4) other errors of any kind, whether human, technical, mechanical or electronic, (5) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information or the failure to capture any such information, or (6) printing or typographical errors.

7. Selection of Winner:
The selection of the winner will be based on authenticity, uniqueness, creativity, and composition and will be conducted on May 10th, 2019 at 4:00 PM EST at 400 Sauvé West, Montréal, Canada, H3L1Z8 by both employees of Sponsor and other independent judges from all eligible entries received. Potential prize winner will be notified via a public social media post on the sponsor’s page or via an e-mail newsletter to the Sponsor’s subscriber database. Entrants are responsible for insuring they contact the Sponsor timely to claim their prize by May 17th, 2019 1:59 PM EST. Prize unclaimed within this period will result in the disqualification of the potential prize winner and an alternate winner can be selected. The sponsor’s decisions as to the selected entry are final and no challenge to those will be accepted.

8. Prize:
The winner’s art will become part of the next buffalo David Bitton collection and their story will be featured in one of our Artist Story Highlights.  

9. Terms and conditions of Prize Drawing:
(1) No cash in lieu of prize(s) will be awarded.  (2) The winner will have to transfer his copyright to Buffalo Jeans so that his work can be produced on a piece of clothing from the Buffalo Jeans collection. (3) The winner will not be eligible for any payment following the production and sale of the piece of clothing having the representation of his work of art. (4) The winner accepts to be featured in one of our Artist Story Highlights (5) The winner agrees that images of his work of art and any other visual or auditory material pertaining to the contest or prize will be posted by Buffalo Jeans on the official website or on its social media platform.

10. Acceptance of Official Rules:
By entering the Contest, entrant grants Sponsor a worldwide, royalty free, non-exclusive right and license to copy, distribute and display each submitted Entry and use each Entry in any manner including promotional, advertising, marketing, publicity and commercial uses without any further notice or payment to entrant (except where prohibited by law).  Entrant represents and warrants that its Entry does not and will not infringe on any copyright or trademark or any other third-party right or violate any applicable law or regulation, including any right to privacy or publicity.  In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed submitted by the person in whose name the identified Instagram account was registered.  Sponsor will send to the final winner a declaration form that they must sign and return to Sponsor within forty-eight (48) hours before the prize is awarded.  If the final winner fails to return the declaration form within the allotted time, therefore they will become ineligible, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected from all eligible Entries received. By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; violates these Official Rules; or acts in an un-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest if it is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other problems beyond the control of Sponsor and award prizes from among all eligible Entries received prior to cancellation. Sponsor and each of its employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies will have no liability or responsibility whatsoever, and will be held harmless by entrant, for any claim or liability for any bodily injury, loss, cost or damages of any kind to persons, including death and property, damages sustained due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the creation of an Entry including any and all claims for copyright infringement, invasion of privacy, violation of the right of publicity or defamation, the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize or parts thereof, if applicable, or participation in the Contest or participation in any Contest or related activity. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused including computer malfunction, by participation in this Contest or by use or redemption of any prize or by any related activities. Acceptance of the prize or parts thereof constitutes permission to use winner’s name and likenesses for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law.  Except as otherwise provided herein for the use of certain winner information, personal information collected from each entrant will only used by Sponsor for the purpose of administration of the Contest.

11. Data Protection/Privacy Policy:

Information collected by Sponsor in connection with the Contest is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy located at for Canadian residents and at for American residents and applicable data protection laws. Each entrant agrees to the collection, processing and storage of entrant’s personal data by Sponsor for purposes of the Contest.

12. Disputes/Choice of Law:

The Contest shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Québec, Canada. Except where prohibited by law, any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest but in no event attorneys' and/or experts’ fees; and winner hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages (including attorney’s fees), other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.  Each prize winner acknowledges that no other party nor any agent or attorney of any other party has made any promise, representation or warranty whatsoever, express or implied, not contained herein concerning the subject matter hereof, to induce the winner to execute any document and the winner acknowledges that he or she has not executed any document in reliance on any such promise, representation or warranty not contained herein. Any waiver by Sponsor and its affiliates of any term of any document in a particular instance shall not be a waiver of such term for the future. The winner agrees that the invalidity or enforceability of any part of any document shall in no way affect the validity or enforceability of any of the remainder of that document.

For Quebec Residents Only: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of the Contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping the parties reach a settlement.