Celebrating Moms: Share Your Photos - Rules


In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any entrant may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder to Sponsor’s satisfaction. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for the incompatibility of entrant’s hardware, software or browser technology. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.




1. Eligibility: The Southern Living “Celebrating Moms: Share Your Photos” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees, shareholders, officers, directors and agents of TI Media Solutions Inc. (the "Sponsor"), Southern Living, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

2. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

3. Entry: There are two (2) ways to enter.

  1. Method #1: Online Entry. Visit www.southernliving.com/mothers-day/mom-photos and follow all entry instructions to complete the entry form in its entirety, upload a photo of you and your Mom (“Photo”) and submit (the “Online Entry”). Online Entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. 
  2. Method #2: Mail-in Entry. Mail a postcard, including your name, complete address, daytime phone number and email address to: Southern Living “Celebrating Moms: Share Your Photos” Sweepstakes, 625 Panorama Trail (Suite 2100), Rochester, NY 14625-2437. Each postcard must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between Monday, March 15, 2017 and Wednesday, May 10, 2017, and received by Wednesday, May 17, 2017 (the “Mail-in Entry”). Photocopied, illegible, or mechanically reproduced entries are not eligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected or postage-due mailed entries.

Entry Requirements: All Online Entries must comply with the following minimum guidelines (collectively, the “Guidelines”) to be eligible:

  • Once a Photo has been submitted, it cannot be modified by Entrant;
  • Photo must be original;
  • No duplicate Photos may be submitted;
  • If Photo is taken by a third party, Entrant must have secured all rights and clearances to the Photo from the photographer;
  • Photo cannot contain images that are irrelevant to the purpose of the Contest;
  • Photo cannot be profane, pornographic, sexually explicit or suggestive or contain nudity;
  • Photo cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs or tobacco;
  • Photo cannot contain materials embodying copyrighted images, names, likenesses, photographs or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without permission;
  • Photo cannot include a reference to product names and/or images or brand names and/or images other than Conair;
  • Photo cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about people or companies;
  • Photo cannot be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group or be derogatory to any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group;
  • Photo cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate;
  • Photo cannot depict illegal activity and cannot itself be in violation of any law;
  • Photo may not include images of a known celebrity, famous or well-known person or any image which violates the right of privacy or publicity of any person;
  • Photo must not include any private information of a third party such as name, address, phone number, or email address;
  • Photo must conform with the format and size requirements and limitations of the applicable method of Entry;
  • Photo cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means.

By submitting a Photo, the Entrant understands and grants to the Sponsor and its agents and assigns permission to use his/her Photo and other Entrant information on Sponsor’s website, Sponsor’s social media sites and in advertising and/or promotional activities worldwide without compensation, permission or notification.

By submitting a Photo, (i) Entrant warrants and represents that: (a) Photo does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other legal or moral rights of any person or entity; (b) Photo is of the Entrant him/herself and/or Entrant has obtained written permission from a third party whose photograph is being used in the Entry; (c) Entrant owns all rights to the Photo, including without limitation, copyrights, and has received prior written permission from a third party if any Photo was photographed by someone other than the Entrant him/herself; (d) publication of the Entry via various media, including posting on the Sponsor’s websites, will not infringe on any third-party rights; and (ii) Entrant will indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, agents and assigns and all other businesses involved in this Contest, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from any claims and damages (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from or relating to the breach or alleged breach of your representations and warranties herein and/or the Guidelines, the Entry, or Entrant’s conduct in creating the Entry, the acceptance or use of any prize or any other act or omission by Entrant in connection with this Contest.

By submitting a Photo, Entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any other persons appearing or who are otherwise identifiable in the Entry consents to the submission and the use of the Entry. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to alter, change or modify any Entry, which includes the Photo.

4. Prizes/Approximate Retail Value ("ARV")/Odds:

  • Grand Prize Three (3) Grand Prizes are available to be won for a $100 Lilly Pulitzer gift card.  Total ARV of each Grand Prize is $100.00.
  • The total ARV of all prizes to be awarded is: $300.00.
  • Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received, but is estimated at 3:10,000.

5. Random Drawing: The potential winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes period by US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.

6. Winner Notification: Potential Grand Prize winners will be notified by email and requested to confirm their mailing address within 48 hours via return email. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner being verified. Prizes will be sent to the address provided via email within 4-6 weeks of winner being verified.

If winner notification is returned as undeliverable or if a selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected in a separate random drawing.

7. Prize Conditions: All expenses related to the acceptance or use of the prize is the sole responsibility of prize winner.

Prize is not redeemable for cash, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prizes are non-assignable or transferable, except to a surviving spouse. No substitution is permitted except if prize or prize component is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of each winner. Once the prize has been delivered to the winner’s residence, the prize is considered awarded.

The winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if applicable.

Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use each winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.

Winners acknowledge that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that any merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any and if applicable). 

Gift cards are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Gift card usage is subject to the issuing company’s complete terms and conditions, including expiration dates. 

8. Release: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, Southern Living and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and related entities, successors and assigns, units and sponsors, divisions and advertising and promotional agencies, prize suppliers and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, and all entities involved in the production, sponsorship and/or promotion of the prize, or any part thereof, including, without limitation, the respective directors, employees, representatives and agents of each (collectively, the “Released Entities”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the Sweepstakes and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer and/or administration of the Sweepstakes and/or in the announcement of the prize.

9. Indemnity:  Winners shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Entities from and against any and all claims, damages, actions, liability, loss, injury or expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs, arising out of or in connection with: (a) winner’s participation in the Sweepstakes; (b) a breach or allegation which if true would constitute a breach, of any of winner’s representations, warranties or obligations herein; and (c) acceptance, possession, grant, or use of any  prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage arising therefrom.

10. Disputes: Except where prohibited, participating entrants agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of New York.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of New York. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.


11. Privacy: By entering and providing the required entry information, entrants acknowledge that Southern Living may also send information, samples or special offers it believes may be of interest to entrant, or other information or goods offered by its marketing partners. Personal information collected from online entrants is subject to the Southern Living Privacy Policy which can be found at https://subscription.timeinc.com/storefront/privacy/Southern Living/generic_privacy_new.html?dnp-source=E.

12. Official Rules: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.southernliving.com/mothers-day/mom-photos, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by Wednesday, May 10, 2017 to: Southern Living “Celebrating Moms: Share Your Photos” Sweepstakes, Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.

13. Winner Confirmation: For a written confirmation of the winners (available after Wednesday, May 24, 2017), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than Wednesday, June 21, 2017) to: Southern Living “Celebrating Moms: Share Your Photos” Sweepstakes, Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.

14. Sponsor: TI Media Solutions Inc., 225 Liberty St., New York, NY 10281.






Grand Prize for a Lilly Pulitzer Gift Card.





You Have Not Yet Won. All entries have the same chance of winning. No one will know who the winner is until after the Sweepstakes ends.

Entry Is Free. You don't have to buy anything to enter. Just fill out the fields in the online entry form and submit.

Enter As Often As You Like. Simply mail a postcard including your name, address, daytime phone number and email to:Southern Living “Celebrating Moms: Share Your Photos” Sweepstakes, 625 Panorama Trail (Suite 2100), Rochester, NY 14625-2437. Each postcard must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between Monday, March 15, 2017 and Wednesday, May 10, 2017, and received by Wednesday, May 17, 2017. It is not necessary to await receipt of an entry form.

Buying Won't Help You Win. Chances of winning without making a purchase are the same as the chances of someone who buys something.

Entry Deadline/Sweepstakes Closing Date. To be eligible to win the prize offered in this Sweepstakes, your entry must be received by the applicable entry dates stated in this communication. If there is no Entry Deadline stated, your entry must be received by the Final Sweepstakes Closing Date of 05/10/17.

Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico and wherever else prohibited by law.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchasing does not improve your chances of winning. The Southern Living "Celebrating Moms: Share Your Photos" Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., age 18 or older. Void outside the U.S., in Puerto Rico and wherever else prohibited by law. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01AM ET on 4/17/17 and ends at 11:59:59PM ET on 5/10/17. Click here for Sweeps Facts and Official Rules. Sponsor: TI Media Solutions Inc., 225 Liberty St., New York, NY 10281.

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