Photo Contest

Take your best shot and enter into our biannual photo contest. Below are the contest rules and how to enter.

Official Contest Rules

Who May Enter

Anyone age 18 and over. Employees of Custom Built Window & Door Systems, Inc., affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family members of each are not eligible. No purchase is necessary.

What To Enter

Photos of projects using Custom Built products. Projects may include vinyl windows and doors, steel and fiberglass entry doors, aluminum storm windows and porch enclosure applications in exterior, interior, commercial or residential settings. We’re looking for brochure-worthy photos that show our products being used in interesting architectural designs, in beautiful settings or in unusual or creative ways. Of course, if you have any really cool, surreal or artistic shots incorporating our products, we’d love to see those too.

Cropped photographs are eligible, but those that have been digitally or otherwise enhanced or altered are not. No date stamps or other watermarks, please.

When To Enter

Two contests will be run during each calendar year. The first will include all entries received by the end of November. The second will include entries received by the end of May.

How To Enter

Be sure to shoot the original photographs in the highest resolution possible. Submitted photos must be a .jpg, .png or .tif format, 180DPI or greater. To submit, please fill out the below contact form. There is no limit to how many photos you can enter, however there is a limit of 1 winner per household per contest.

By sending your submission and entering the Contest, you certify that you have read all of the Official Contest Rules and accept and agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of Custom Built, which shall be final, binding, and conclusive on all matters. All entries and photographs become the exclusive property of Custom Built and will not be returned or acknowledged.

Custom Built will not be responsible for lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected or illegible submissions or any computer, telephone, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures or unavailability. The contest is void where prohibited, taxed or otherwise restricted by law.

Prizes

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Judging

Judging will be conducted by a panel of Custom Built employees who will reserve the right to evaluate entries in a completely subjective manner. The judging panel’s decision is final.

Winners

Three winners will be chosen from the pool of eligible entries. The winners of each contest will be notified by e-mail within 30 days of the end of each contest and at that time they will be asked to pick their prize; a response is required within 7 days. Failure to do so will result in a prize forfeiture.  Please allow up to 4 weeks for prize delivery. Prize winners may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibilty/Originality and Publicity/Liability Release. All required documentation, must be returned within 14 days from the date appearing on the letter of notification or the prize will be forfeited. Winners will also be responsible for paying any taxes they may owe on a prize. Prizes are non-transferable. In the event of non-compliance with these requirements, the prize will be forfeited. Custom Built reserves the right to disqualify entrants and/or cancel or suspend the Contest should unauthorized intervention or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Contest.

Rights to Photograph

An entrant must hold all rights to a photograph. Submission of an entry grants Custom Built and its affiliated companies the unrestricted right to modify, edit, adapt, alter, publish and/or use the submitted photograph in any way, at any time and in any and all media in connection with the advertising or promotion of Custom Built’s products or services, without consideration or payment to the entrant or to any other third party. At its discretion, Custom Built also reserves the right to include the name of the entrant as well as the city and state in which the photo was taken in any and all such above described advertising and promotional activities. The entrant represents that any person depicted in the photograph (or, if a minor, the minor’s parent or guardian) consents to Custom Built’s use of the photograph in accordance with these Official Rules. The entrant is solely responsible for obtaining necessary authorizations (e.g. model release forms, etc) from all persons, the parents or legal guardians of minors, and the owners of all private property and trademarks appearing in the photograph to take the photograph and to grant Custom Built the rights herein granted. Entrant further represents that the photo does not infringe or violate any third-party rights.

Release of Liability

All entrants release Custom Built and each of Custom Built’s affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents and employees and all others associated with the development and execution of this Contest, from any and all liability with respect to, or in any way arising from, this Contest, and/or use of the prizes, including liability for personal injury. Custom Built is not responsible for printing, production, or typographical errors or omissions, or other similar errors or omissions.

By sending your submission and entering the Contest, you certify that you have read all of the Official Contest Rules and accept and agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of Custom Built, which shall be final, binding, and conclusive on all matters. All entries and photographs become the exclusive property of Custom Built and will not be returned or acknowledged.

 

Official Entry Form