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Southwest Napkin Art Contest

AdamH
Retired Community Manager

UPDATE: Congratulations to the March and April winners of the Southwest Napkin Art Contest!

Thanks to everyone who participated!

March winners:

mar_corinnelise_IG_Corinn Gove
@corinnelise, Instagram
@samsonmaxbauer, Twitter
@samsonmaxbauer, Twitter
@kromdarthegreat, Instagram
@kromdarthegreat, Instagram
@thecrimsoncab, Twitter
@thecrimsoncab, Twitter

April winners:

@dontmesswithtexs, Instagram
@dontmesswithtexs, Instagram
@snowvilla62, Instagram
@snowvilla62, Instagram
@kathleenmeriano, Instagram
@kathleenmeriano, Instagram
apr_taylormcnamara_TWT_Taylor McNamara
@taylormcnamara, Twitter

January winners:

@dwall1960, Twitter
@dwall1960, Twitter
@luckykuchic13, Instagram
@luckykuchic13, Instagram
@pklidaras, Twitter
@pklidaras, Twitter
@underwoo1, Instagram
@underwoo1, Instagram

February winners:

@est20sixteen, Instagram
@est20sixteen, Instagram
@malmeiz, Instagram
@malmeiz, Instagram
@marianagems, Instagram
@marianagems, Instagram
@withabambipurse, Instagram
@withabambipurse, Instagram

Southwest Airlines started from a simple drawing on a cocktail napkin. We want to challenge the creativity of our Customers onboard and encourage them to draw on our napkins as well! Between January 1, 2016, and April 30, 2016, submit a photo of your best artwork on a Southwest drink napkin or other piece of paper measuring 5 inches by 5 inches for a chance to win roundtrip airfare on Southwest Airlines.  To participate in the contest, share an original photo of your doodle via your Twitter or Instagram account during the contest period.  Entries must tag the Official Southwest Airlines Twitter or Instagram account (@SouthwestAir), and use the hashtags #SWANapkinArt and #Contest.  Don’t forget to follow Southwest Airlines on Twitter and Instagram to be considered for the Contest. Sixteen (16) winning submissions will be selected during the contest period. Four (4) winners will be selected each month, and all entries are eligible to win at any point during the contest period Each winner will receive roundtrip travel for one (1) on Southwest Airlines. Here’s how you enter for a chance to win:
  1. Follow Southwest’s official accounts on Twitter or Instagram (@SouthwestAir)
  2. Between January 1, 2016, and April 30, 2016, post a photo of your napkin doodle and use the hashtags #SWANapkinArt and #Contest
A panel of judges will evaluate each photo and select winners based on creativity, originality, Southwest appeal, and compliance with the official rules. Not on Twitter or Instagram yet? No problem! You can sign up for free today and then follow Southwest’s official account @SouthwestAir.  Photos on other social networks are welcomed and appreciated, but will not be eligible for Contest participation.   SOUTHWEST AIRLINES NAPKIN ART CONTEST (“Contest”) OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.  VOID IN ALASKA, HAWAII, PUERTO RICO AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. Eligibility Restrictions
  1. This Contest is open to all legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older and the age of majority in their place of residence and have a valid email address and Twitter® and/or Instagram® account as of January 1, 2016.   Eligibility is contingent on agreement to, and compliance with, these Official Rules.  Employees of Southwest Airlines Co. (“Sponsor”) and the members of their immediate families (spouse and parents, children and siblings and their spouses) and individuals living in the same households of such employees are ineligible to enter or win.  The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  2. Only one (1) winner per household and per Twitter/Instagram account is permitted during the Contest Period (as defined below).  Any attempt by any person found to use multiple Twitter/Instagram accounts to enter, or in any other way attempt to obtain more than the authorized number of entries will be found to be ineligible, and their entries will be disqualified. Any eligible individual participating in this Contest shall be a “Participant.”  Participation must be by the Participant.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Participant, the authorized account holder of the Twitter/Instagram account used to enter the Contest will be deemed to be the Participant.  Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized Twitter/Instagram account holder.  If the identity of the individual who actually participated in the Contest cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected individual’s entry will be deemed ineligible.
  3. Participants are required to provide truthful information and Sponsor will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent.  Sponsor will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and Sponsor may delete any entry received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
How to Enter the Contest
  1. The Contest will begin at 10 a.m. CT on January 1, 2016 and end at 10 p.m. CT on April 30, 2016 (“Contest Period”).  During the Contest Period, potential participants must have a Twitter or Instagram account and use appropriate tags in their submitted photos as described below.
  2. To enter the Contest, potential participants must “follow” Southwest Airlines on Twitter or Instagram via the Official Southwest Airlines account (@SouthwestAir).
  3. To participate in the Contest, post an original photo of your artwork on a Southwest napkin via your Twitter or Instagram account during the Contest Period. Entries must tag the Official Southwest Airlines account (@SouthwestAir) and use the hashtags “#SWANapkinArt” and “#Contest.”
Entries submitted will become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering, and/or claiming any prize, Participant grants Sponsor an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, freely transferable license to use the photos for all purposes, in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, including as may be modified or edited by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Photos must be originals and not be copied.  Entries must be entirely original, and may not violate any third party rights nor use any third-party intellectual property such as copyrights, trademarks, logos, or background signs.  Participants acknowledge and agree that their entry does not violate any rights of privacy or publicity and that they have all releases and written consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the likeness(es) of all persons and pets appearing in a photo for all purposes as set forth in these Official Rules, without additional compensation.  Winners will be required to sign an official assignment of rights in their winning photo and art work (“Assignment”) to Sponsor prior to being eligible to receive any prize.  Entries must not disparage; contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, offensive, illegal, or vulgar; or promote bigotry, racism, hatred or discrimination based on race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.  Any entry that is not compliant with these Official Rules will be deemed void at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.  Entries must be sent and received during the Contest Period in order to be eligible.  Unintelligible entries; entries with incomplete, invalid, incorrect, or noncurrent information; entries that are counterfeit, damaged, or tampered with in any way; and entries with printing, production, or typographical errors will be disqualified.  Disqualified entries and entries that are late, lost, damaged, misdirected, stolen, or not delivered are not the responsibility of the Sponsor.  Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited.  Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor.  Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Contest.  Sponsor is not responsible for entries misdelivered, delayed, or not received due to difficulty accessing the Internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.  By entering this Contest, you give your full and unconditional agreement to abide by these Official Rules and acknowledge that this Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by or associated with Twitter. Selection of Winners 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 entries in the Contest. Judging will be based on the following qualities: *Creativity and Originality: 40% *Southwest Appeal (photo should reflect fun Culture and Fun-LUVing Attitude): 40% *Rules (must have read and complied with the Official Rules): 20%. Based on the above criteria, the top Contest submissions will be selected at the end of each month by a panel of judges provided by Sponsor on or about the first day of the following month.  Participants need not be present to win. All potential winners are subject to eligibility verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are binding and final.  A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF NOTIFIED OF BEING A PRIZE, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE PARTICIPANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED.  In the event of a tie, the submission with the highest score in the “Southwest Appeal” category will win. Sponsor will notify potential winners via Twitter or Instagram. The potential winners will be asked to contact Sponsor with a given email address provided via the channel used to post their photo. Once potential winners and Sponsor make email contact, Sponsor will provide a photo for the potential winners to share with the Official Southwest Airlines Twitter or Instragram account (@SouthwestAir) the users uploaded the photo with in order to validate their social media account. Upon validation, potential winners must execute and return the Assignment and any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release (collectively, the “Required Documentation”) in which he or she agrees to hold Sponsor, Twitter, Instagram 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.  On or about April 1, 2016, the Required Documentation will be mailed or emailed, based on the potential winner’s preference upon account validation, and 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 using the information provided or fails to respond to Sponsor’s attempt to notify them of selection within five (5) business days; if any notification is returned as undeliverable or yields an error of undeliverable type “bounce back” email (regardless if the message is ultimately delivered to the recipient); if the potential winner is unable to validate his or her account, fails to sign and return the Required Documentation within the required time period or fails to comply with these Official Rules; if any prize is returned as undeliverable; if a potential winner is unable or unwilling to accept the prize as stated; or if the winner cannot be verified as eligible for any other reason, the potential winner is disqualified and an alternate winner may be chosen.  In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the next received and eligible photo entry received by Sponsor that is fully compliant with these Official Rules shall be deemed the winner, until the prize is awarded or until four (4) attempts have been made to award the prize and each attempt has failed.  Sponsor will identify each potential winner and verify the potential winner’s eligibility after the end of the Contest Period.  If unable to verify eligibility, Sponsor will select any alternate potential winner within a reasonable time thereafter. Prize Sixteen (16) prizes will be awarded. Each winner will receive roundtrip travel for one (1) on Southwest Airlines® in the form of two (2) e-passes (subject to Air Travel Restrictions set forth below). The approximate retail value for each prize is $400.  A total value of $6,400 will be awarded. Air Travel Restrictions:  Air travel is subject to Southwest Airlines terms and conditions; certain restrictions may apply.  The Southwest flight e-pass will bear the date of issue and date of expiration.  Expiration dates will not be extended, and travel must be completed on or before the expiration date.  Each Southwest e-pass is valid for one-way travel on Southwest-operated, published, scheduled service in the United States.  The Southwest flight e-pass is non-refundable and is not redeemable for cash or credit.  The Southwest flight e-pass will not be replaced for any reason, including, without limitation, if lost, stolen, or fraudulently used.  The Southwest flight e-pass is non-transferable and cannot be sold to a third party.  Sale, auction, or re-tendering of the Southwest flight e-pass for money or otherwise is strictly prohibited.  The Southwest flight e-pass may not be used for promotional purposes unless previously approved by Southwest.  Any suspected fraud, misrepresentation, misuse, abuse or violation of the Southwest flight e-pass Rules and Regulations may result in cancellation of the Southwest flight e-passe(es).  Southwest flight e-pass holders are required to be nineteen (19) years of age or older and a legal U.S. resident.  Air transportation by Southwest is subject to Southwest Airlines’ Passenger Contract of Carriage set out at http://www.southwest.com/assets/pdfs.corporate-commitments/contract-of-carriage.pdf.  If the winner does not live in a city served by Southwest Airlines, he/she is responsible for transportation to the nearest airport served by Southwest Airlines.  Winner is responsible for booking all travel.  Travel is based on seat availability.  Seats on any desired flight are not guaranteed.  Government issued identification required to travel.  Winner is responsible for obtaining all required travel documents.  All federal, state and local taxes, security and airport fees, and all other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are the sole responsibility of the winner.   No prize substitutions, cash equivalent, or transfer of prizes permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prize subject to availability and the Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to award a prize of greater or equal value if the advertised prize is unavailable.  If any winner cannot travel on dates specified by Sponsor, winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner selected.  All other costs not specifically stated herein, including without limitation, taxes, meals, tips, and ground transportation, are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Winner may be required to present a valid credit card upon hotel check-in to cover any incidental expenses incurred.  If a selected event is unable to take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption, postponement or unavailability, or for any reason beyond the control of the Sponsor, the Sponsor’s sole responsibility to a winner will be to award the remaining available portion of the prize and no substitution will be provided for unawarded portion of prize. In the event that a prize is mailed to a winner, it will be with the prior written consent of the winner and therefore, winner assumes the risk of its loss.  Sponsor is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize.  Sponsor is not responsible if a potential winner does not receive his or her prize because erroneous, expired, canceled, fraudulent, or fake information was provided during the Contest.  Only the prize(s) set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded.  If, through printing or production error, or for any other reason whatsoever, more prizes are claimed than intended and/or set forth in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes from all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims. Conditions
  1. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner.  Winner will be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full social security number or the equivalent.  Failure to submit a Form W-9 upon request will result in forfeiture of the prize.  Winnings over $600 will be reported to the IRS.
  2. By participating in the Contest, the winner agrees to have his or her name, voice, likeness, photograph, statements, opinions, biographical information, and/or Contest entry used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to the Contest or otherwise, in any media, worldwide, now known or hereinafter developed, in perpetuity,  without additional notice, payment, or other compensation unless prohibited by law, and, where legal, to sign an Assignment and publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
  3. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, stolen, mangled, misdelivered, postage due, illegible, incomplete or late entries, telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from entering or claiming a prize.
  4. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of Sponsor’s website, or otherwise in violation of the Official Rules.  Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort.  In such event, Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to award any applicable prize(s) from the entries submitted before the cancellation, suspension, or modification of the Contest.  Any attempt to undermine the operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  5. Sponsor reserves the right to make changes in the Official Rules, including the substitution of a prize of greater or equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement.
  6. Failure to comply with the Official Rules may result in a Participant’s disqualification solely at the discretion of the Sponsor.
  7. The Sponsor is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Contest, or in the announcement of a prize.
  8. In any case, the final winners of all prizes will be determined, and prizes will be awarded, within a reasonable time after the end of the Contest Period, except as agreed between Sponsor and winner.
  9. Copies of the Official Rules and a winners list (when complete) may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Southwest Airlines Co., Social Business, P.O. Box 36611, HDQ 1PR, Dallas, TX 75235-1611.  All requests must be received by December 31, 2015.
Limitations on Liability NEITHER SPONSOR NOR ITS AFFILIATED ENTITIES IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PRINTING OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED MATERIALS OR TRANSACTIONS THAT ARE PROCESSED LATE OR INCORRECTLY OR ARE LOST DUE TO COMPUTER OR ELECTRONIC MALFUNCTION. WINNER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR PAYMENT OF ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL TAXES ON PRIZE AND FOR ANY OTHER EXPENSES NOT SPECIFICALLY MENTIONED IN PRIZE DESCRIPTION.  SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL OR MODIFY CONTEST IF FRAUD OR TECHNICAL FAILURE COMPROMISES THE INTEGRITY OF THE CONTEST AS DETERMINED BY SPONSOR IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION. THIS CONTEST OFFER IS BEING MADE EXCLUSIVELY BY THE SPONSOR.  SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR TECHNICAL, HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, OR TELEPHONE FAILURES OF ANY KIND; LOST OR UNAVAILABLE NETWORK CONNECTIONS OR FRAUD; INCOMPLETE, GARBLED, OR DELAYED COMPUTER TRANSMISSION WHETHER CAUSED BY SPONSOR, USER, OR 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 PROCESS OF SUBMISSIONS WHICH MAY LIMIT A PARTICIPANT’S ABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST. PARTICIPANTS ASSUME ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE CAUSED, OR CLAIMED TO BE CAUSED BY PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST, REDEMPTION OF ANY PRIZE, AND USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE. BY ENTERING, PARTICIPANT AGREES TO HOLD HARMLESS, DISCHARGE, AND INDEMNIFY EACH OF SPONSOR AND ITS RESPECTIVE PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS AND THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILY MEMBERS (SPOUSE OR DOMESTIC PARTNER, PARENTS, SIBLINGS, CHILDREN, AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE SPOUSES OR DOMESTIC PARTNERS) AND HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS OF EACH SUCH INDIVIDUAL, AND ANY OTHER COMPANIES AND INDIVIDUALS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, DAMAGES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION (HOWEVER NAMED OR DESCRIBED), WITH RESPECT TO OR ARISING OUT OF (I) PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, (II) THE RECEIPT OF THE PRIZES, AND/OR (III) USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZES AWARDED HEREIN.  POSSIBLE CLAIMS OR CAUSES OF ACTION INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, INFRINGEMENT OF ANY RIGHT OF PUBLICITY OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY; THREATENED OR ACTUAL INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE TO ANY PERSON, INCLUDING DEATH AND DISABILITY; DEFAMATION OR PORTRAYAL IN A FALSE LIGHT (INTENTIONAL AND UNINTENTIONAL); AND DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, ARISING OUT OF SUCH PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE.  IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS CONTEST. If for any reason a Participant’s entry is confirmed to have been voided or corrupted by any grossly negligent act of the Sponsor, Participant’s sole remedy is another entry into the Contest, subject to availability and provided that this Contest has not then expired. Construction and Disputes Participants waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any Participant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Texas, or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas.  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’ fees. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.  Sponsor reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in Contest materials or these Official Rules.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN THE FEDERAL OR STATE COURTS LOCATED IN DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS. Privacy By entering this Contest, each Participant agrees to Sponsor’s manner of collection, use, retention, and disclosure of Participant’s personal information submitted in connection with the Contest, including without limitation, all names, addresses, emails, phone numbers, and birth dates obtained from or provided by Participants.  Information collected from Participants is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy and any state or federal law.  Sponsor’s privacy policy can be found at www.southwest.com/html/about-southwest/terms-and-conditions/privacy-policy-pol.html. Sponsor Southwest Airlines Co., 2702 Love Field Drive, Dallas, TX 75235-1611  
1 Comment
txag08
New Arrival
Just wondering if you ever announced March/April winners.