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General Rules

Allegany College of Maryland (ACM) will hold a bi-monthly contest for the most popular selfies related to an ACM theme, activity or location. Each month beginning September 1, 2014, we will suggest a theme and invite ACM students to post a selfie onto Facebook and/or Twitter. In order to be eligible, students need to "Share" or "Retweet" the contest.  All entries should be tagged #acmOhSnap. A winner will be selected for each theme by the most "likes" and/or Twitter "favorites" and awarded a Sheetz $25 Gift Card.*

What is a selfie?

A selfie is a type of self-portrait photograph, typically taken with a handheld digital camera or camera phone. It may include one, two or several people. Selfies are often shared on social networking services such as Facebook and Twitter. They are often casual, and are typically taken either with a camera held at arm's length or in a mirror.

Purpose

To generate enthusiasm around Allegany College of Maryland's activities and to increase social networking among ACM students. 

 


Facebook Rules

 

  1. "Like" the Allegany College of Maryland Facebook page.
  2. Take a creative selfie related to the props, topics, and/or designated location mentioned for the bi-monthly contest theme.
  3. Upload your photo with the hashtag #acmOhSnap and share the contest post.
  4. The student with the most Facebook "likes" and Twitter "favorites" will be the winner.

 


Twitter Rules

 

  1. "Follow" Allegany College of Maryland on Twitter.
  2. Take a creative selfie related to the props, topics, and/or designated location mentioned for the bi-monthly contest theme.
  3. Tweet your photo with the hashtag #acmOhSnap and retweet the contest.
  4. The student with the most Twitter "favorites" and Facebook "likes" will be the winner.

 


A staff favorite may also be selected for prizes.

*Prize will be a Sheetz Gift Card in the amount of $25.00. Prize is limited to one gift card per ACM student throughout the entire contest. ACM employees are not eligible to win. 

 


Important: Allegany College of Maryland reserves the right to disqualify and remove any photos deemed inappropriate. The college also reserves the right to reuse photos for marketing purposes. By submitting photos you are consenting to the rules of the contest. Winners will be responsible for picking up their prize at one of the 3 campuses.

Photography use disclaimer: 

By submitting an OH Snap! selfie each entrant grants Allegany College of Maryland permission to use their likeness in a photograph in any and all of its publications, including social media, website, brochures, advertising, and other media without payment or any other consideration.

Entrant understands and agrees that these materials and photographs become the property of Allegany College of Maryland.

Entrant hereby irrevocably authorizes Allegany College of Maryland to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish or distribute these photographs for purposes of advertising, marketing, and publicizing Allegany College of Maryland's programs or for any other lawful purpose. In addition, entrant waives the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written/physical or electronic copy, wherein their likeness appears.  Entrant also waives any right to royalties or other compensation or considerations arising or related to the use of these photographic materials.

Entrant hereby holds harmless and releases and forever discharges Allegany College of Maryland from all claims, demands, and causes of action which entrant, their heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other person acting on their behalf of their estate have, or may have, in the future by reason of this authorization and release.

 


 

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