HOWL-oween Pooch Parade & Costume Contest
Join us on Simpson Plaza (Fountain Area in front of City Hall)
- 1 – 2:00 PM – On Site Registration at Mazie’s Mission Tent/Table
- 2 – 3:00 PM – Pooch Parade and Costume Judging
- 3:00 PM – Prizes Awarded
Registration will be on-site ONLY this year.
On site registration will be located on Simpson Plaza in front of City Hall (6106 Frisco Square Blvd, Frisco, TX 75034) between 1 to 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 29, 2017, at the Mazie’s Mission tent/table area.
Animal Over 15lbs:
- Best Pet Costume
- Best Pet and Owner Costume
Animal Under 15lbs:
- Best Pet Costume
- Best Pet and Owner Costume
Each registered contestant will receive a free dog treat from Mazie’s Mission.
1st Place in each category receives:
- Mazie’s Mission Prize Pack valued at $50.00
- $100.00 worth of gift cards from retail and/or restaurants in Frisco Square
2nd Place in each category receives:
- Mazie’s Mission Prize Pack valued at $25.00
- $50.00 worth of gift cards from retail and/or restaurant in Frisco Square.
- Animals must be current on vaccinations and flea/tick prevention.
- No aggressive animals or females that are in season
- Animals must be on a leash and in control by their owner at ALL TIMES.
- Pet Owners MUST poop scoop after their animals.
Complete Official Eligibility, Rules and Guidelines:
HOWL-OWEEN POOCH PARADE & PET COSTUME CONTEST
2017 TRICK OR TREAT THE SQUARE
FRISCO SQUARE – SUNDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2017
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE MUST HAVE AN ADULT 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER PRESENT AND REGISTER ON THEIR BEHALF TO BE ELIGIBLE TO ENTER.
(the “Contest”) is Sponsored by Frisco Square Property Owners Association and Mazie’s Mission (“Sponsors”). The Contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older and register with Sponsors. The entry period for this Contest begins at 1:00 PM Central Standard Time (“CST”) on Sunday, October 29, 2017 and ends at 2:00 PM CST on Sunday, October 29, 2017 (“Entry Period”). Officers, directors, and employees of Sponsors, members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and their spouses); and/or persons living in the same households as such persons (whether or not related thereto) are ineligible to enter the Contest. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
1. Animals must be current on vaccinations and flea/tick prevention.
2. No aggressive animals or females that are in season.
3. Animals must be on a leash and controlled by their owner at ALL TIMES.
4. Pet Owners MUST poop scoop after their animals.
5. Entry may not be sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, or contain nudity;
6. Entry may not promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing) or any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous;
7. Entry may not be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group;
8. Entry may not defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsors, or other products, people or companies;
9. Multiple Contest Entries received from any person beyond this limit will be disqualified. Entries that are not reasonably pertinent to the judging criteria (described below), as determined by Sponsors in its sole discretion, or are otherwise in violation of these Official Rules will be disqualified.
Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entry for any reason, in their sole and absolute discretion, including its determination in their sole discretion that an entry fails to satisfy any of the above requirements.
All entries will be judged by at least two (2) judges provided by Mazie’s Mission. Judging will be based on the following criteria:
Appropriateness to contest theme (25%)
In the event of a tie at any level, a random drawing will be conducted among the tied entries to determine the winner. Drawing will be conducted by an additional “tie-breaker” judge. Decisions of the Sponsors are final in all matters relating to this Contest and are not open to appeal.
Judging will take place during the HOWL-OWEEN Pooch Parade approximately 2 – 3:00 PM.
Animal Over 15lbs: Best Pet Costume Best Pet and Owner Costume
Animal Under 15lbs: Best Pet Costume Best Pet and Owner Costume
Costume creativity is encouraged. Please remember to keep your pets health and safety in mind, along with the safety of other participants, judges, and event guests.
PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE
Each registered contestant will receive an Entry Prize from Mazie’s Mission and a free dog treat.
1st Place in each category receives: A Prize Pack from Mazie’s Mission valued at $50.00 and $100 worth of gift cards from retail and/or restaurants in Frisco Square.
2nd Place in each category receives:
A Prize Pack from Mazie’s Mission valued at $25.00 and $50 worth of gift cards from retail and/or restaurant in Frisco Square.
No substitution or transfer of Prizes (or prize component), except that Sponsors, at its sole discretion, may substitute a prize (or prize component) with a prize of equal or greater value, whether due to the unavailability of a prize (or prize component), or for any other reason.
Entrants grant Sponsors an exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use, edit, reproduce, copy, publish, display, distribute, perform, translate, adapt, modify, and otherwise exploit any photographs taken at and/or during the Contest. Entrants warrant that they have the sole and exclusive right to grant such rights to Sponsors, and that the Sponsor’s reproduction, publishing, displaying, and/or other use of the Entry will not infringe on any rights of third parties, including, but not limited to, copyright, trademark, privacy, or publicity rights, anywhere in the world. No party other than the dog’s owner may have any right or title in or to the Photo or any portion thereof. Entrants agree that Sponsors shall have no obligation to copy, publish, display, or otherwise exploit the Entry.
General Conditions: This Contest is subject to these Official Rules and all federal, state and local laws and regulations (collectively “Rules and Laws”). Once submitted, Entries will not be returned. Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Contest constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) for Sponsors to use, without notice or further compensation, worldwide, and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media including but not limited to public voting, now known and hereafter devised, such Entrant’s first name, last initial, city, state, likeness, pictures, Photographs, Video, voice, biographical information and statements, for purposes of advertising, trade, promotion and publicity. Sponsors reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it (or its authorized designee hosting the Website) finds to be: (i) tampering with, as applicable, the entry process or otherwise with the operation of the Contest (including, but not limited to, the use of automated computer programs or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), the Website, or any Web page or Web banner ad related to the Contest; (ii) acting in violation of the Official Rules; (iii) acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, harass, harm, mislead, or defraud any other individual or entity; or (iv) otherwise in violation of law. Any person attempting to defraud the Sponsors in any way tamper with the Contest will be ineligible to win the prize and Sponsors will seek all remedies available to it, including, if appropriate, filing appropriate complaints with legal authorities. If, for any reason, the Contest or the Website (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted, or is not capable of running as originally planned, or does not allow the proper playing of the Contest and processing of Contest Entries in accordance with these Official Rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by Entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest or the granting of a prize or any component thereof, Sponsors reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest or any portion thereof and to conduct the judging and award the prize from all eligible, salvageable Contest Entries received (if any), prior to and/or after (as appropriate) the action taken by Sponsors or otherwise in a manner that is fair and equitable as determined by Sponsors.
Limitation of Liability: Sponsors is not responsible or liable for Entries in excess of the stated limits, or for Entries that are illegible, late, forged, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled, altered, postage-due, mutilated, destroyed, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of Entries in the Contest. By entering the Contest, each Entrant irrevocably agrees and acknowledges to be bound by the Official Rules and all applicable laws, and decisions of the Sponsors which are final and binding in all respects; to forever and irrevocably waive all of his/her rights to claim ambiguity with respect to the Official Rules and to waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against the Sponsors in connection with the Contest; and to forever and irrevocably release, indemnify, and hold harmless the Sponsors and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively the “Releasees”), from any liability (including, but not limited to, liability for defamation, libel, slander, invasion of privacy, infringement of publicity or any intellectual property rights, any property loss, damage, personal injury, bodily injury, death, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity, and any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages of any kind even if the Releasees have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damages), costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable outside attorneys’ fees) that may arise from, result from or are in connection with: (a) the Contest, including but not limited to any Contest-related activity or element thereof, and the Entry, participation or inability to participate in the Contest, (b) the violation of any privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights, (c) typographical errors in these Official Rules or any Contest promotional materials, (d) acceptance, attendance at, participation in, possession, defects in, use, misuse or inability to use the prize (or any component thereof), (e) any change in the prizing (or any components thereof) due to unavailability, business or creative considerations, or due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control, including but not limited to by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s), or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not such action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened or actual terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond any of the Sponsor’s’ control, or as otherwise permitted in these Official Rules, (f) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Contest, (g) human error, (h) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any part of the Contest Entry (including, without limitation, the Entry Information or any parts thereof), (i) any system, computer timing and/or dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or Internet service provider utilized by the Sponsors or by a Entrant, (j) interruption or inability to access the Contest, the Website or any other Contest-related web pages, or any online service via the Internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems, (k) any damage to Entrant’s (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Contest, (l) any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other destroyed, incomplete, undeliverable or damaged Contest Entries, (n) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part the Sponsors, or any of their agents or employees, (o) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act of omission on the part of a prize supplier or any of its agents, servants, employees or independent contractors, (p) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed prizing (or any element thereof), (q) or any other cause, condition, or event whatsoever beyond the control of the Sponsors or its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies. Entrant understands that the Sponsors may have in the past or in the present or future explore programs and ideas generated by employees or other outside sources that resemble the Entry. Entrant understands that it is not uncommon for more than one individual or company to originate substantially similar ideas, independently. You agree to renounce any claim that Frisco Square Property Owners Association and/or Mazie’s Mission misappropriated any ideas or portions of the entry in any future programs or activities. Each Entrant hereby acknowledges that the Sponsors has neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any express or implied warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize or any component thereof.