Show us how creative you are, and send us your design for a new Past Tense T-shirt. A panel of judges will choose the design that best embodies Past Tense to be used on an upcoming tee or tank. If yours is chosen, you'll win a free one-year membership to Past Tense, a tee or tank with your design on it and, of course, bragging rights. Entries will be accepted until November 30. Full rules, regulations and design guidelines here.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. YOU MUST BE 18 OR OVER IN ORDER TO ENTER THIS CONTEST.
You can enter the Contest by submitting a T-shirt design by email an entry at https://pasttensestudio.com/entry-form/. Designs must be limited to no more than four colors. Entries must be submitted in .jpg, .png, .pdf, .ai, or .eps format, and be no larger than 5 MB. Incomplete, illegible, duplicate, corrupted or untimely Entries are void and will be disqualified. Entries must be submitted by the individual entrant. All Entries become the property of Past Tense LLC when submitted. The Contest Period begins on September 22, 2021 at 12:00 A.M. Eastern Time and ends November 30, 2021 at 11:59 P.M. Eastern Time.
Sponsored by: Past Tense LLC: 3221 Mt. Pleasant St. NW, Washington, DC 20010
Eligibility: The Contest is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) states of the United States (including the District of Columbia) who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry (“Entrant”). The prizes are personal to the selected winner and are not assignable to any other person or entity. Employees, officers and directors and their immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings and children and those living in the same households) of Past Tense, their affiliates, subsidiaries, consultants, contractors, legal, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies, and web site providers/web masters are not eligible to participate.
Duration: Entries for the Contest will be accepted only during the Contest Period.
Limitation on the Number of Entries: Limit one entry per person. Additional entries will be disqualified, and Past Tense reserves the right to disqualify any person that submits multiple entries. Multiple, automated, bulk entries, or entries submitted by third parties will be disqualified, and will void all entries by that Entrant.
Winner Selection and Notification: Winners will be selected by a panel of judges chosen by Past Tense using subjective criteria from all eligible entries received. All decisions made by Past Tense in relation to the Contest are final and binding. All entries must be submitted by November 30, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time. The judges shall make their selection on or before December 20, 2021. The winner shall be notified by email within 7 days of the drawing. The sole obligation of Past Tense is to send an email to the address provided. The winner will have seven (7) days from the sending date of the winner notification email to respond. If the prize is not claimed within the 7 day time limit, an alternate prize winner will be selected by the same panel of judges from all eligible entries received. The original prize winner will forfeit all rights and have no further rights to any prize nor any claims against Past Tense based on the forfeiture of their winnings. Return of prize or winner notification as undeliverable, failure to respond to notification, failure to reach the winner and/or failure to provide required proof of eligibility and release(s) in a timely manner may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner via a random drawing from all eligible entries received.
Error Correction: Past Tense reserves the right to correct or change any and all printing, typographical or mechanical errors. If because of a printing or other technical error, or for any other reason, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Official Rules, a random drawing will be held among all eligible claimants making purportedly valid claims to award the advertised number of prizes available. Only the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules are available to be won in the Contest.
Odds of Winning: The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity Release: Where permitted by law, winners grant to Past Tense (which grant will be confirmed in writing on request), their subsidiaries, affiliates and those acting pursuant to their authority, the right to print, publish, broadcast and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide web, at any time or times, the winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, city and state of residence and biographical information for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration. Except where prohibited by law, winners will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release or forfeit the prize. Failure to comply, or return any required releases and related documentation, may result in forfeiture of the prize.
License: By entering in the Contest and submitting an Entry, Entrant grants to Past Tense a royalty-free, perpetual, nonexclusive, worldwide license to copy, distribute, modify, create derivative works based on, publicly display, and otherwise use the Entry for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to placing the Entry on t-shirts for resale to the general public. Except where prohibited by law, winners will be required to sign a License Agreement or forfeit the prize. Failure to comply, or return the License Agreement, may result in forfeiture of the prize.
Taxes and Expenses: All applicable local, state, provincial, airport, departure and federal taxes, if any, will be paid by the winner. These may include income and/or sales taxes based on the retail value of the prizes. Any and all expenses not specifically listed as covered in these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of and will be paid by the winner.
Financial Information: Winner agrees to provide such financial information (which may include the winner’s social security number) to Past Tense as is necessary for Past Tense to complete all necessary tax forms in order to comply with federal, provincial, state and local tax requirements. Failure to provide this information will result in forfeiture of the prize.
General Terms: By entering in the Contest, Entrant agrees to be bound by the Official Rules and decisions of Past Tense, which shall be final on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Each winner shall be bound to observe all terms and conditions imposed by the sponsoring venues. Past Tense and its agents, representatives, parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotions and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (1) lost or late, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, entries; (2) problems caused by telephonic, electronic, hardware, software programs, networks, the internet, viruses, worms, Trojan horses or computer malfunctions (failures, errors or difficulties of any manner); (3) failed, incomplete or delayed computer transmission; (4) any condition caused by events beyond control of Sponsor that may cause the contest to be disrupted or corrupted. The Contest is governed by the laws of the United States. All Federal, provincial, state and local laws and regulations apply. The Contest is void in FL, RI, NY, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and U.S. Military installations located in a foreign country
RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS CONTEST, ENTRANT AGREES THAT PAST TENSE LLC., AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES AND AGENTS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES AND LEGAL COUNSEL WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANT AGAINST ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES, CLAIMS AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, OR PROPERTY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR USE OF THE PRIZE, ENTRY OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST OR IN ANY CONTEST RELATED ACTIVITY, OR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR INVASION OF PRIVACY OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY. PAST TENSE, LLC, IS NOT RESPONSIBLE IF ANY PRIZE CANNOT BE AWARDED DUE TO DELAYS OR INTERRUPTIONS DUE TO ACTS OF GOD, ACTS OF WAR, NATURAL DISASTERS, WEATHER OR TERRORISM. EXCEPT WHERE LEGALLY PROHIBITED, BY ACCEPTANCE OF PRIZE, WINNERS GRANT (AND AGREE TO CONFIRM THAT GRANT IN WRITING) PERMISSION FOR PAST TENSE, LLC., AND THEIR AFFILIATES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES TO USE THEIR RESPECTIVE NAMES, PORTRAITS, PICTURES, VOICES AND LIKENESSES, FOR ADVERTISING OR PUBLICITY WITHOUT ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION.
Disputes: Except where prohibited, Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of the Contest shall be resolved individually, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the District of Columbia and the District of Columbia shall govern such disputes.
Rules/Winners List: To receive a copy of the Winners List, or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: T-Shirt Contest, Past Tense, 3221 Mt. Pleasant St. NW, Washington, DC 20010 All requests must be received within two months of November 30, 2021.
Past Tense shall not be liable for technical, pictorial or typographical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. All trademarks or logos used herein are trademarks of their respective companies in the United States and/or other countries. All rights reserved.