Share your Smart Pet story for a chance to win a smart car or $15,000 cash! There are two ways to win: by the most valid votes, and by the Judges’ criteria.
Sweepstakes Rating: Okay
Eligibility: US, (excluding Alaska, Hawaii), 18 and older, and a licensed driver.
Entry Dates: May 1, 2014 and ends on August 15, 2014 11:59 pm PT
#1: May 1, to June 15, 2014
#2: June 16 to July 15, 2014
#3: July 16 to August 15, 2014
Upload a video or photo of your cat or dog and write a short essay to enter.
Entry Limit: Enter as often as you wish; provided, however that if your entry wins a Semi-Finalist prize, no further entries shall be considered. Each entry must contain a new video or a new photo/essay, as applicable. All entries submitted during a particular Entry Period that did not receive Semi-Finalist prize WILL be rolled over into each subsequent Entry Period.
Only one (1) vote per day per email address for each entry posted. Although you may vote for multiple entries per day, you may only vote once per day for any particular entry. All voting counts will re-set to zero upon the start of each Entry Period.
One (1) Grand Prize to be chosen by Judges from the six (6) Finalists and to be announced at the Smart Pets Contest Awards Gala. Choice of: Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000) OR a standard color 2014 Smart® Passion Coupe.
Six (6) Finalists will be chosen by Judges from the thirty (30) Semi-Finalists: a trip for two to San Francisco, California from September 26, 2014 through September 28, 2014 includes: Round-trip airline coach fare for two people to San Francisco International Airport; Travel to and from San Francisco International Airport to the hotel; Hotel accommodations for two people for two nights; Three Hundred Dollars ($300) for food expenses; Five Hundred Dollars ($500); Google® Nexus® phone (does not include any activation fees or any fees needed for service); Two tickets to the Smart Pets Contest Awards Gala; As part of the Finalist Prize acceptance, Finalist winner must agree to attend the Smart Pets Contest Awards Gala to be held in San Francisco, California on September 27, 2014 ARV: up to $2,600
Thirty (30) Semi-Finalists Prizes – five (5) per Entry Period will be chosen via voting; five (5) per Entry Period will be chosen by Judges. Adams™ Flea & Tick Control Spot On® Product w/ Smart Shield® Applicator, three month supply (for cats or for dogs, depending on winner’s pet); Adams™ Flea & Tick Home Spray Adams™ Yard Spray; $100 Visa® gift card. ARV: $159
Prize Limit: one (1) Semi-Finalist Prize.
All entries that do not receive the top ten (10) most valid votes per Entry Period shall be reviewed by the Judges. Judges shall judge entries for: (i) overall connection to the “smart pet” theme; (ii) originality and creativity; (iii) humorous/emotional/entertainment appeal; and (iv) overall photographic or videography technique. Entrants one through five of said top ten (10) as evidenced by the most valid votes shall each receive a Semi-Finalist prize. Entrants six through ten of said top ten (10) as evidenced by the most valid votes shall each receive an Honorable Mention prize, and said entries shall be rolled over into the next applicable Entry Period. The remaining valid entries which have not received the top ten (10) most valid votes shall be reviewed by Judges. Of these remaining entries, Judges shall choose: Five (5) entries to receive a Semi-Finalist prize Five (5) entries to receive an Honorable Mention prize, and said entries shall be rolled over into the next applicable Entry Period.
Date winners will be determined via voting: June 16, July 16, August 16, 2014.
Date winners will be determined via judging: June 20, July 22, August 22, 2014.
Winners will be notified by: June 25, July 25, August 27, 2014