Join the Crestleaf Surname Scavenger Hunt – $250 Top Prize

crestleaf logoCrestleaf, a leading provider of free genealogy information and a free online collaboration tool for families to document their family history, is giving away a $250 Amazon gift card to one blogger who creates the most creative surname post this holiday season.

How to Enter:

1. Pick a fun theme for a blog post (TV shows, celebrities, movies, cars, states, nicknames, cities in California, etc.).

2. Create a blog post revolved around surnames from the Crestleaf genealogy records database. Here are some examples of posts you can mimic:

3. Submit your entry to “mark@crestleaf.com” with a link to your blog post and your email address, with this subject: Crestleaf Surname Scavenger Hunt

4. Crestleaf will pick the 5 most creative posts and open up a public voting contest on December 15th, 2014 on our blog: http://crestleaf.com/blog. The post with the most votes on December 18th, at noon ET, will win.

5. Winner receives a $250 gift card to Amazon along with a feature on the Crestleaf blog and social media accounts.

Rules:

  • Bloggers must utilize the Crestleaf database and link to respective surnames or cities they found.
  • Bloggers have until December 14th, 2014 at midnight ET to submit.
  • There is no set length that the post must be. It can include as little or as many words as the user would like.

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NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER THIS CONTEST

ENTRY FORM: See http://crestleaf.com/blog/join-crestleaf-surname-scavenger-hunt/ for full details and the online entry form.

TERM: The Crestleaf.com Surname Scavenger Hunt (“Contest”) will run from December 1st, 2014 through 11:59 pm Sunday, December 14th, 2014 ET.

PRIZE: Amazon Gift Card Value = $250 USD.

DISCLAIMER: Crestleaf is not responsible for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects in part or whole, delays in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for any technical or non-technical network, telephonic, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate or partial transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Crestleaf on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any web site or any combination thereof. Crestleaf is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrants or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any materials used in the Contest.

DISQUALIFICATION: Your entry will be disqualified if

(a) You do not utilize Crestleaf’s database in the surname research

(b) You do not send an email to (email address) with a link to your blog post and the email address you would like us to notify your win.

SELECTION OF WINNERS: Crestleaf will choose 5 blog posts as some of the most creative and fun surname posts. Those 5 posts will be listed on our blog (http://Crestleaf.com/blog) on December 15th, 2014. People will then be given a chance vote on which they like the best directly on that blog post. The post with the most votes on December 18th, 2014 at Noon ET, will win the first prize. The Winner will be announced on the Crestleaf blog on Friday, December 19th, 2014.

Return of any prize or prize notification as “undeliverable” will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.

NOTIFICATION: The winner will be notified by e-mail sent to the e-mail address used in their blog submission. Crestleaf is under no obligation to notify winners by any means other than e-mail. Crestleaf is not responsible for notifications that are misdirected or not received because of e-mail addresses or mailing addresses that are no longer correct. If a potential winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made during three (3) business days from the first notification attempt, such person may be disqualified, with an alternate winner selected. Any prize notification or prize returned as undeliverable will result in the awarding of that prize to an alternate winner.

REDEMPTION: Crestleaf will deliver the prize as follows: Once a prizewinner responds to the notification from Crestleaf, Crestleaf will contact the winner to arrange for delivery of the prize to the prizewinner.

CONDITIONS: By participating in the Contest, you agree to release and hold Crestleaf and all prize suppliers harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Contest or any product purchased, or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, whether suffered by you or a third party. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Crestleaf and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Contest Rules. All decisions regarding the Contest, including, but not limited to, selecting winners, will be made by Crestleaf whose decisions shall be final. Winners are individually responsible for all applicable taxes.

PRIVACY NOTICE: To learn more about how we use your information, visit http://crestleaf.com/privacy-policy and review the Privacy Policy.

Terms:

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER THIS CONTEST

TERMS: The Crestleaf.com Surname Scavenger Hunt (“Contest”) will run from December 1st, 2014 through 11:59 pm ET Sunday, December 14th, 2014.

PRIZE: Amazon gift card value = $250 USD.

DISCLAIMER: Crestleaf is not responsible for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects in part or whole, delays in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for any technical or non-technical network, telephonic, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate or partial transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Crestleaf on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any web site or any combination thereof. Crestleaf is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrants or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any materials used in the contest.

DISQUALIFICATION: Your entry will be disqualified if

(a) You do not utilize Crestleaf’s database in the surname research

(b) You do not send an email to “mark@crestleaf.com” with a link to your blog post and the email address you would like us to notify if you win.

SELECTION OF WINNERS: Crestleaf will choose 5 blog posts as some of the most creative and fun surname posts. Those 5 posts will be listed on our blog (http://Crestleaf.com/blog) on December 15th, 2014. People will then be given a chance to vote on which they like the best directly on that blog post. The post with the most votes on December 18th, 2014 at noon ET will win the first prize. The winner will be announced on the Crestleaf blog on Friday, December 19th, 2014.

Return of any prize or prize notification as “undeliverable” will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.

NOTIFICATION: The winner will be notified by email sent to the email address used in their blog submission. Crestleaf is under no obligation to notify winners by any means other than email. Crestleaf is not responsible for notifications that are misdirected or not received because of email addresses or mailing addresses that are no longer correct. If a potential winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made during three (3) business days from the first notification attempt, such person may be disqualified, with an alternate winner selected. Any prize notification or prize returned as undeliverable will result in the awarding of that prize to an alternate winner.

REDEMPTION: Crestleaf will deliver the prize as follows: Once a prizewinner responds to the notification from Crestleaf, Crestleaf will contact the winner to arrange for delivery of the prize to the prizewinner.

CONDITIONS: By participating in the contest, you agree to release and hold Crestleaf and all prize suppliers harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the contest or any product purchased, or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, whether suffered by you or a third party. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of Crestleaf and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the contest or these contest rules. All decisions regarding the contest, including, but not limited to, selecting winners, will be made by Crestleaf whose decisions shall be final. Winners are individually responsible for all applicable taxes.

PRIVACY NOTICE: To learn more about how we use your information, visit http://crestleaf.com/privacy-policy and review the Privacy Policy.