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9. CONTEST RULES
Mommies Priceless Moments is currently promoting a writing contest to solicit unique stories about your interesting personal experiences about raising children. There are no limits to the number of separate story submissions, except that the basis of each story must relate to the current submission topic. A prize winner will be selected among the submissions and Fifty US Dollars ($50 USD) prize will be awarded for the judge’s choice before the end of the next subsequent submission period.
A) Submission Topics
Approximately every two months, roughly within a sixty (60) day period, a new submission topic will be posted on the website. Please check regularly for postings of our newest topics and audience submissions. Each topic will request submissions of your verifiable personal short stories and real-life experiences relevant to the topic. All submissions must be factual in nature, refrain from vulgarity, innuendo, or obscenity, and must comport to appropriateness for general audiences.
Any submissions received subsequent to the two month period that do not related to the current submission topic will not be considered for contention of the cash prize by the panel of judges.
B) Submission Criteria
All submissions must be firsthand accounts of experiences raising children. Each essay must be at least 100 word long, and contain sufficient detail for an average reader to understand the foundation and outcome of your experiences. We reserve the right to follow up for additional information to ensure completeness of the material facts of your story. We welcome humorous, witty, novel, and simply incredulous submissions. Sometimes the most unusual stories make the best ones to tell.
Electronic submissions may be proffered through the Internet on this website. Hardcopy submissions may be mailed to our PO BOX listed below.
USPS Mail: Mommies Priceless Moments
Attn: Contest Submission Department
2701 Del Paso Road, Suite 130-203
Sacramento, CA 95835
C) Panel Review Criteria
A panel of judges selected by Mommies Priceless Moments will review all story submissions and will select a winner for the most memorable/unique story by majority vote. The review period is two months, or roughly sixty (60) days. Therefore, by the time the next topic expires for solicitation, a winner will be chosen from the previous session.
Prize winners will be notified by the same mode of communication as the original submission. Submissions by internet will receive an email notification to the email address indicated on the submission for. Submissions by mail will receive a written notification via USPS 1st Class mail to the return address on the submission form. Notifications of the winner for each submission period will be sent within one week after finalization by judge’s choice.
E) Prize Claim
Contest winners must respond promptly to claim the monetary prize. Winners who submit via Internet/Email must reply to the electronic claim notice within ten (10) calendar days to claim the monetary prize. Winners who submit via written hardcopy must reply to a mailed claim notice, postmarked within twenty (20) calendar days to claim the monetary prize. No exceptions or extensions. Winners will be issued documents for tax reporting purposes which must be completed and returned prior to claiming prize. If no winners claim the prize within the allotted time during each two-month submission period, the prize is deemed forfeited.
F) Waiver for Future Publication
Mommies Priceless Moments retains its right to publish, republish, distribute, compile, and provide to third parties any content submitted to its Internet website or its PO BOX. In the event Mommies Priceless Moments elects to publish a hardcopy print compilation of user submissions, then Mommies Priceless Moments agrees to offer consideration in the value of Fifty US Dollars ($50 USD) as a bonus for use of each individual’s separate story content. All other forms of publication that are not in hardcopy print, whether electronic book, reposted on a mirror website, or otherwise digitized, do not qualify for payment of the additional Fifty US Dollars ($50 USD) bonus. Mommies Priceless Moments notwithstanding any terms to the contrary, retains full intellectual property rights to all content submitted to its agents, successors, and assigns.
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