OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 

The #PicYourPride Photo Contest ("Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the contiguous 50 United States and the District of Columbia age 18 and older at the time of entry. Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on May 29, 2017 and ends at 11:59 PM (ET) on June 30, 2017 ("Sweepstakes Entry Period"). Sweepstakes is sponsored by New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, and Illinois Office of Tourism (“Sponsors”) Employees of Sponsors, Q.Digital, Inc., and their parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant (i) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agrees to be bound by the decisions of Sponsors and Q.Digital, Inc. which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes. 

To Enter: Visit http://www.gaycities.com/challenge/theme/20-picyourpride-photo-contest and follow all entry instructions to complete and submit the online entry form. All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Entrants subject to all notices posted online at any time during the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, the privacy policy. Limit: One online entry per person or e-mail address. All entries and requests become Sponsors's property and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, mechanically reproduced, damaged, or misdirected entries. 

Prize & Approximate Retail Value(s) ("ARV") of Sweepstakes: The grand prize is to be awarded to one (1) entrant and consists of: 

·       Roundtrip airfare for two to New Orleans or Chicago ($1,000.00)

·       A two-night stay for two (2) at a hotel in New Orleans or Chicago ($600.00)

Approximate ARV of grand prize: $1,600.00. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Unless specified herein, all meals excluding restaurant gift certificate of prize, ground transportation, hotel incidentals, gratuities, fees, taxes or any other charges are not included in Prize and are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner and guest must travel over dates specified by the sponsor to receive all elements of prize, and on same itinerary. Hotel offer expires in one year, some conditions and restrictions apply.  Travel must be completed by December 8, 2017. Blackout periods and certain restrictions may apply. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining proper documentation (e.g., valid photo ID) prior to travel.

Winner Notification/Selection: Winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received. Random drawing will be conducted by 7/1/2017 by a representative of Q.Digital, Inc., whose decisions are final. Winner shall be notified by email. Prize awarded within fifteen (15) days after winner confirmation. If a prize is returned as undeliverable, it will result in disqualification, and the corresponding prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. If a winner is otherwise eligible under these official rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian. No substitutions are permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable. Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and sales and income taxes. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of winner. Entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's' name, prize won, hometown and likeness for online posting and promotional purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. Limit: one prize per household. Prize is guaranteed to be awarded. 

General: Participating entrants agree to these official rules and the decisions of the judges and the Sponsors, and release the Sponsors and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation, acceptance and use of prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of prize. Sponsors are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes, or in the announcement of the prize. 

Winner's List: For the name of the winner send a self-addressed stamped envelope by 12/31/2017, to: #PicYourPride Photo Contest, Q.Digital, Inc., 584 Castro St #623, San Francisco CA 94114.

Confidentiality: By entering, the information you provide may be shared by Sponsors and Q.Digital, Inc. with its promotional partners. You may be contacted by the Sponsors, Q.Digital, Inc. and/or any promotional partner with future promotional offers. Information provided by you to participate in this Sweepstakes is subject to the opt-out and privacy policies for the Sponsors, Q.Digital, Inc. and any promotional partner(s).

NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS
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. 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. 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 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 winner(s) from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.