CONTEST DESCRIPTION: Village Walk at EastLake’s Snowfall Photo Contest (the “Contest”) is a video submission contest offering the opportunity to compete for a chance to win a prize as described in these Official Rules.   Consumers (as defined in ELIGIBILITY below) must submit a video taken during one of the magical snowfalls from December 1 – 24, 2015 at Village Walk at EastLake.

CONTEST TIMING:  The Contest offered at Village Walk at EastLake begins on 12/1/2015 and ends at 11:59 PM PT on 12/24/2015 (the “Contest Period”).

SPONSOR: Village Walk at EastLake, 878 Eastlake Parkway, Chula Vista, California, 91914

ELIGIBILITY: The contest is open only to legal residents of the U.S. who are at least 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license (“Entrant”) and who, if selected as one of the four contest Winners, will contact Very Special Events within 15 days of notification to advise which Village Walk merchant they have selected for the $100 gift card.  Sponsor’s employees, directors, officers, contract vendors, and their immediate families (spouses and children), and Village Walk at EastLake tenants and their respective advertising and promotion agencies and companies involved in the implementation and execution of the Contest (collectively the “Contest Entities”) are not eligible to enter or win.

CONTEST REGISTRATION AND SUBMISSION OF VIDEO: Entrants must upload their video to Village Walk at EastLake’s Facebook page by 11:59 PM PT ON 12/24/15. Limit one (1) Entry per person per email address.  Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of Entry. Sponsor is not responsible for late or unsuccessful attempts to enter. Incomplete, corrupted, untimely, or unintelligible entries will be disqualified.  If for any reason an Entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to determine in its sole discretion which entries have satisfied the entry requirements. ELIGIBLE ENTRANTS MUST SUBMIT EACH ENTRY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES. NO OTHER METHOD OF SUBMISSION WILL BE ACCEPTED.


VIDEO SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Video must meet the following requirements:

  1. Must be at least 30 seconds and no longer than 2 minutes in total running time
  2. Must comply with standard video upload requirements as posted on the Website
  3. May be in color or black and white
  4. Must include visuals of your family and friends who agree by your posting the video to have their likenesses included in your entry
  5. Must include Entrant vocal reason about “having fun in the magical snowfall at Village Walk at EastLake.”

Submitted files will be ineligible if they are corrupted, do not meet ALL of the specified requirements or are not able to be viewed due to technical or human error regardless of the reason. In addition, an Entry shall be void if it contains any material which Sponsor or judges in their sole discretion deems patently offensive such as profanity, violence or nudity, or which might subject Sponsor or its licensees to public disrepute or otherwise compromise the good will of Sponsor or its licensees, unfavorable regulatory action, violate any law, infringe the rights of any person, or subject Sponsor or its Licensees to liability for any reason.

ENTRY CONDITIONS: By submitting an Entry, Entrant represents and warrants that Entry does not incorporate or include anything that is owned by any third party or would require the consent of any third party and Entry does not violate any copyright, trademark, publicity right, privacy right or any other right of any third party. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.  

JUDGING: Entries will be judged equally based on the following criteria: Consumer Interest (50%) and Creativity (50%), under the supervision of Village Walk at EastLake.

WINNERS: The Entries having received the highest scores from judges from among all verified entries will be declared the Prize winners. Potential winners will be notified by January 3, 2016 via Facebook message and will be required to contact Very Special Events to complete and return a signed Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (“Affidavit”) by January 10, 2016 via email or fax.  Failure to sign and return the required document will cause the prize award to be forfeited, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, and prize will be awarded to the Entrant with the next highest score. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner’s name, hometown, likeness, statements and other information for promotional, advertising and marketing purposes in any media throughout the world without additional prize, incentive, consideration, consent or review.

PRIZES: The following prizes will be awarded: one $100 gift card from a business located at Village Walk at EastLake to each of four winners.  Prizes may not be transferred or assigned. No cash or other substitution may be made.  Winners will be required to provide his/her Social Security number or Tax ID# for tax reporting purposes and is responsible for reporting prize value according to residence government requirements.

AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Contest, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

RELEASE: By participating, Entrants, (a) agree to release and hold harmless Contest Entities, and their respective directors, officers, agents and employees (collective, “Released Parties”) from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by their participation in the Contest, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information, and/or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the prize; (b) agree to irrevocably assign to Sponsor all right, title, and interest in Entry (including, without limitation, the copyright) in any and all media whether now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, anywhere in the world, with the right to make any and all uses thereof, including, without limitation, for purposes of advertising or trade.  All Entries become the property of the Sponsor.  Pursuant to and in addition to the grant of rights, at any time prior to and after judging, without further notice or other obligation to Entrant, Sponsor may select Entries received to be shown on the Village Walk at EastLake Facebook page.  Such posting does NOT constitute notification that Entrant has won a prize.   An Entry selected for such promotional purposes will still be eligible to be selected as a prize winner and the featuring of that Entry will have no bearing upon the judging process. Nothing herein obligates Sponsor to post the Entry; (c) attest that each individual appearing in the Video or any Photos taken in connection with the Contest has consented to use as stated in these Official Rules; and (d) if a minor, the entrant or any individual appearing in the Video or Photo has the written consent of his or her parent or legal guardian. All Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged nor returned under any circumstances. Upon request of Sponsor, Winners will sign form to confirm receipt of prizes.

Winner will grant to Sponsor and its designees the right, except where prohibited by law, to use their names, likenesses, pictures, addresses (cities and states), voices, biographical information, written or oral statements, for advertising and promotional purposes in promoting the Sponsor, its products, Websites, and/or this Contest or succeeding Contest, in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without compensation, notification or permission.

Sponsor and service providers are not responsible for late, lost or misdirected email or for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed date transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or Website, or any other error malfunction, or any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer, or for any other error related to or resulting from participation in this Contest, whether computer, technical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, including, without limitation, errors or malfunctions which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of Entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Contest-related materials. If for any reason the Contest is not capable of being executed as planned, or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of Entrants, technical failures or any other causes which in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any suspect Entry or Entrant and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. In the event of any cancellation, termination or suspension, notice thereof will be posted on Village Walk at EastLake’s Facebook page and, at Sponsor’s discretion, the determination of the winners will be made per the specifics described in the WINNER DETERMINATION / JUDGING section from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the termination, cancellation or suspension, as Sponsor determines in its sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.

CONTEST QUESTIONS:  Submit questions via email to or via fax to 858.485.0389.