OFFICIAL RULES is sponsoring the “Grad Cakes Photo Contest” (the “Promotion”) to be held via Facebook. Submit a graduation-themed cake, cupcake or decorated dessert photo and enter the Grad Cakes Photo Contest for a chance to win an Edible Cake Decorations Prize Pack, valued at $100.Three prize packs will be given to the winners whose photos receive the most fan votes.

The Promotion is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older. Employees of DecoPac, Inc., its affiliated companies and advertising/promotion agencies involved in the administration of the Promotion and the immediate family members and those living in the same household of each such employee are not eligible. The Promotion is void where prohibited by law.

PROMOTION PERIOD: The Promotion begins on May 7, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. CDT and ends on June 15, 2015, at 11:59 p.m. CDT (the “Promotion Period”). Photo submissions will be accepted from May 7, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. CDT until June 4, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. CDT (the “Entry Period”). Voting on the photo submissions will begin on June 5, 2015 at 12:00 a.m. and end on June 15, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. CDT (the “Voting Period”). 

HOW TO ENTER: To enter, visit the Facebook page during the Entry Period. You must be signed in to your Facebook account in order to enter the Promotion. Click on the contest link and submit your graduation cake photo by using the upload photo button in the registration form. Then, follow the instructions to complete all required fields on the registration form. Only entries received during the Entry Period will be eligible. You may submit additional entries by uploading additional photos during the Entry Period. Submitted photos will be reviewed for appropriate content and then uploaded to the voting page by the Sponsor at the start of the Voting Period.

This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. By participating in the Promotion, contestant understands that he/she is providing his/her information to Sponsor and not to Facebook. Further, contestant specifically agrees to release Facebook from any and all liability associated with this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any inappropriate postings as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion.

PHOTO REQUIREMENTS: The submitted photos for contest entry must include graduation cakes, cupcakes, cookies or other decorated treats. Contestants are responsible for supplying their own cake decorating products. Photo submissions may not contain any copyrighted material unless the contestant has the appropriate permission to use the materials from the copyright holder. By participating, contestant warrants that their photo submission(s) does not infringe on the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity.  Entries that do not comply with the above requirements/restrictions will not be eligible.

VOTING PERIOD: Facebook fans may view the entries on Facebook from June 5, 2015 to at 12:00 a.m. CDT to June 15, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. CDT and have the opportunity to vote for their favorite graduation cake photos. The Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process or otherwise violates the rules.

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: By participating, entrants agree to by bound by these rules and all decisions of the Sponsor’s administrators, whose decision will be final. By registering or submitting an entry, participants grant to Sponsor, its affiliates, employees, and agents the right to use the winners’ names, photo submission(s), and comments for any advertising, marketing, or promotional purposes, without additional compensation, unless otherwise prohibited by law.

WINNER SELECTION: The winners will be selected strictly by the highest number of votes. In the event of a tie or dispute, Sponsor will make the final decision on a winning graduation cake photo. Each contestant is only eligible to win once. If more than one photo by the same contestant is in the top three photos by votes, then the photo with the next highest number of votes will be eligible for the prize pack. The names of the winners will be posted on the Facebook page.

PRIZES: The three graduation cake photos that receive the highest number of votes from Facebook fans will receive the Edible Cake Decorations Prize Pack, valued at $100.38. The prize is not transferable and the winner has no right of substitution (in cash or otherwise).

Edible Cake Decorations Prize Pack includes:

    • Custom PhotoCake® Edible Cake Images, 7.5” ($4.49) and 2” ($4.49)
    • Premium Buttercream Fondant: 5 Lb Pail in White ($22.99), 2 Lb Pail in Red ($10.99
    • Fondant DecoShapes®: Printed Dots in Blue ($8.99), Stars in Blue ($7.99), Printed Dots in Red ($8.99), Stars in Red ($7.99), Strips in Red Chevron ($8.99)
    • SugarSoft™ : Printed Celebr /ation Pattern Flowers in Red ($5.99) and Blue ($5.99)
    • Edible Confetti: Red, White & Blue Stars ($2.49)

WINNER NOTIFICATION/VERIFICATION: If a potential winner is found to be ineligible for any reason, an alternate winner may be selected. Winners will be notified by email on or before June 19, 2015. Any prize that is returned as undeliverable will be forfeited. Sponsor is not responsible for any change in email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants.

SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Promotion is DecoPac, Inc., a Minnesota corporation with offices located at 3500 Thurston Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303.