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2013 Beneful® Dream Dog Park Contest Official Rules

THIS CONTEST IS INTENDED FOR LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 48 CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY. VOID IN AK, HI AND WHERE PROHIBITED. DO NOT ENTER UNLESS YOU MEET THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND ARE LOCATED IN THE 48 CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. ELIGIBILITY: The 2013 Beneful® Dream Dog Park Contest ("Contest") is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older (19 years of age or older if a resident of AL or NE) and who own a dog. Open to amateur photographers and videographers only; professional photographers and videographers (defined as individuals who earn their primary income as a photographer or videographer) are not eligible. Grand Prize winners of previous Beneful® Dream Dog Park Contests are not eligible to enter, however other people who previously entered, including Finalists (Runner-Up Prize winners), are eligible to enter by submitting an entirely new essay and photo. The following individuals are not eligible: employees, contractors, directors and officers of Nestlé Purina PetCare Company ("Sponsor"), its parent company, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and the web design, advertising, fulfillment, judging and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Contest (collectively, "Contest Parties"), and the immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and spouse or "step" of each) of, and those living in the same households as, each such individual. This Contest is void in AK, HI and where prohibited.

  2. OVERVIEW: The Contest consists of two rounds. In Round 1, you are required to submit a photo that shows how life is better when you are together with your dog, an essay which describes your ideas for a Beneful® "Dream Dog Park" and a title/theme for your entry. In Round 2, up to 20 Finalists, chosen from eligible and approved entries in Round 1, will be invited to submit a video with their ideas for a Beneful® "Dream Dog Park" for a chance to win the Grand Prize.

  3. TO ENTER (ROUND 1): Visit the Contest website at www.BenefulDreamDogPark.com (the "Website") between 12:00:01 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on August 6, 2013 and 11:59:59 a.m. ET on September 17, 2013 (the "Entry Period") and complete the Entry Requirements for Round One outlined below.

    Entry Requirements For Round 1:

    Each Entry must include the following:

    • A completed online entry form including your first and last name, home address, phone number, e-mail address, and the name, age, and breed of the dog featured in the Entry.

    • An essay of 250 words or less (one to 250 words) that answers the question: "If you had $500,000 to create a 'Dream Dog Park' where you and your best buddy can play together, what would you do?" Essay must be written in English.

    • A photo which must include both you and your dog, that shows how life is better when you are together. If you own more than one dog, only one dog may be featured in the photo. The maximum file size for any photo uploaded to the Contest website is 3MB. Photos may be color or black/white and must be submitted in one of the following file formats: .GIF, .JPG, or .PNG. Photo may not include other dogs, animals or identifiable people, even in the background. Photo must be a single photographic image, not a combination or collage of photos/images.

    • A title/theme that describes your Entry. Title/theme is limited to 50 characters or less and should be an overall description of your ideas for creating a "Dream Dog Park." Examples of a title/theme are: 1) Pirate Play Land; 2) Space Adventure; and 3) Doggy Gymnastics Park. Sponsor is seeking new and creative ideas. Under no circumstances does "new and creative" mean "extreme" or "unfeasible."

    The dog featured in the Entry must be your dog (owned by you) and must be alive at the time of Entry submission. The completed online entry form, photo, essay and title/theme are referred to herein as an "Entry," and a person who submits an Entry is referred to herein as "you" or as an "Entrant." All Entries and each component thereof must adhere to the Entry Requirements for Round 1 above and the Entry Restrictions for Round 1 and Conditions of Entry/Submission (Section 6) specified below.

    Limit one (1) Entry per household. You may not submit an essay or photo that has been submitted in any other contest, including a previous Beneful® Dream Dog Park Contest. No correspondence about Entries will be entered into, nor will Entries be acknowledged or returned. If all required information is not included, Entry will be disqualified.

    Entry Restrictions For Round 1:

    • Brand Image. Sponsor maintains a wholesome, family-oriented image for its brand. Entries must properly reflect this brand image. No obscenities or sexual situations should be seen/heard or implied, and all content must be suitable for viewing by children. Sponsor's determination on brand image shall be final.

    • Health and Safety. Nestlé Purina PetCare Company promotes the compassionate care of all pets. Essays and/or photos depicting or describing animals in unsafe conditions or conditions not exemplifying responsible pet ownership, in Sponsor and/or Administrator's sole discretion, will be disqualified. You should avoid even the "appearance" of your dog being in unsafe conditions in your Entry. Some examples of activities or conditions considered to be unsafe or irresponsible include: 1) a dog with its head sticking out of a moving car's window, 2) a dog jumping out of a moving boat or a dog without a dog life jacket in a boat, 3) a dog in a car without a visible seat restraint, 4) an unleashed dog on a road with vehicular traffic, 5) a dog tied to a tree or stake, 6) a dog wearing a choking collar, 7) dog swimming, wading, or walking in unsafe or dirty water conditions, or 8) a dog with its hair dyed. This list is not comprehensive but is only intended to provide examples of activities or conditions considered to be unsafe or irresponsible. Sponsor's sole determination of what constitutes an unsafe or irresponsible activity or condition shall be final.

    • No third party logos/intellectual property. Your Entry may not include any trademarks, logos, written brand names, or copyrighted materials, except the Beneful® trademark or logo. Be careful that your photo doesn’t inadvertently contain another brand's logo or intellectual property because that will cause your photo to be disqualified. Examples to watch for: logo on a baseball cap, sneakers or t-shirt; name of a famous baseball diamond in the background of your photo; identifiable art in the background; or logo on a dog toy. The ONLY trademark or logo that may appear in your Entry is the Beneful® trademark and logo, which is not required to be in your Entry, and will not influence the judging. NO OTHER Purina® brand trademarks or logos are permitted.

    Submission of an Entry is also subject to the Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Terms and Conditions for User-Generated Content at: http://purina.com/general/TermsAndConditionsUserGeneratedContent.aspx. Entries that fail to strictly adhere to any of the requirements set forth in these Official Rules and the requirements of the Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Terms and Conditions for User-Generated Content, as determined by Sponsor, Cone LLC and/or the Contest Administrator, in their sole discretion, will be disqualified.

    Entries must be received by 11:59:59 a.m. ET on September 17, 2013. Once the entry form is completed and the Entry is submitted, the Entry is final and may not be modified or edited. Sponsor is not responsible for late or incomplete Entries. If a problem occurs in the online submission process, you should receive an "Error" message. However, it is your responsibility to electronically complete the Entry process and none of the Contest Parties shall be responsible for any Entry not actually received due to incomplete or improper transmission. Similarly, none of the Contest Parties has any obligation to advise you of an incomplete Entry submission.

    Entries that meet the Entry Requirements for Round 1, the Entry Restrictions for Round 1 and the Conditions of Entry/Submission (Section6) may be posted at www.BenefulDreamDogPark.com and other social media sites operated by the Sponsor during the Entry Period. Consumers may have an opportunity to rate each Entry; however, ratings are for entertainment purposes only and will have no effect on the selection of Finalists or winners (see below for details regarding selection of Finalists and winners).

  4. SELECTION OF FINALISTS (ROUND 1 JUDGING): Eligible Entries will be judged by a qualified panel of judges ("Judges") who will evaluate each Entry based on the following Judging Criteria:

    (1) Creativity and originality of the ideas for your "Dream Dog Park" (40%);
    (2) How well your ideas will make play with your best buddy more fun in the dog park (40%); and
    (3) Feasibility of bringing the ideas to life (20%).

    For purposes of this Contest, "feasibility" is defined as the proposed dog park design being within the size and scope of a standard dog park and within the cost of the $500,000 budget, as well as the design being safe and appropriate for dogs and people.

    Round 1 judging will be completed on or about October 1, 2013. The Entrants who submitted the up to twenty (20) highest scoring Entries will be designated as the "Finalists." In the event of a tie for the 20th Finalist spot, the tie will be broken based on the highest score in the first Judging Criteria, continuing thereafter to each Judging Criteria in order, as needed, to break the tie. The Judges' decisions are final in all respects. Finalists will be notified via phone and/or email on or about October 1, 2013.

  5. FINALIST VIDEO SUBMISSION (ROUND 2): Finalists will be required to create, narrate and submit a video that meets the Video Requirements for Round 2 below.

    Video Requirements For Round 2: Each video must include the following:

    • The video should answer the question: "If you had $500,000 to create a "Dream Dog Park" where you and your best buddy can play together, what would you do?"

    • The video must be narrated by the Finalist and show the Finalist and his/her dog at a local dog park (a dog park is any fenced public area where dog owners may allow their dogs to run off leash.) The dog featured in the video must be the same dog featured in the Entry submitted in Round 1.

    • The video should show: 1) the Finalist's typical daily adventure together with his or her dog in their current dog park; and 2) explain his/her idea(s) to make it even better if he/she had the chance to help inspire a "Dream Dog Park" renovation. The video may be edited to include footage shot from other locations in order to help illustrate the Finalist’s idea(s), but all footage must comply with the Video Restrictions for Round 2 and Conditions of Entry/Submission (Section 6) below.

    • Finalists must submit signed release forms for any identifiable people or dogs in the background of the video. The release forms will be provided to the Finalist in the information packet provided with the Finalist notification, which will be sent via mail/email.

    • The video must not exceed two minutes in length and any narration must be in English. Videos that exceed two minutes in length by up to five seconds (as measured by the Contest software) because of "silence" at the beginning and/or end of the video will not be rejected on this basis.

    • Sponsor will provide Finalists with options for background music, and Finalist may select one (1) piece of music from available selections to include in their video ("Permitted Music"). Only Permitted Music provided by the Sponsor is allowed; videos with any other music (even original music) will be disqualified.

    Video Restrictions For Round 2:

    • Brand Image. Sponsor maintains a wholesome, family-oriented image for its brand. Videos must properly reflect this brand image. No obscenities or sexual situations should be seen/heard or implied, and all content must be suitable for viewing by children. Sponsor's determination on brand image shall be final.

    • Health and Safety. Nestlé Purina PetCare Company promotes the compassionate care of all pets. Videos depicting or describing animals in unsafe conditions or conditions not exemplifying responsible pet ownership, in Sponsor and/or Administrator's sole discretion, will be disqualified. You should avoid even the "appearance" of your dog being in unsafe conditions in your video. Some examples of activities or conditions considered to be unsafe or irresponsible include: 1) a dog with its head sticking out of a moving car's window, 2) a dog jumping out of a moving boat or a dog without a dog life jacket in a boat, 3) a dog in a car without a visible seat restraint, 4) an unleashed dog on a road with vehicular traffic, 5) a dog tied to a tree or stake, 6) a dog wearing a choking collar, 7) a dog swimming, wading, or walking in unsafe or dirty water conditions, or 8) a dog with its hair dyed. This list is not comprehensive but is only intended to provide examples of activities or conditions considered to be unsafe or irresponsible. Sponsor's sole determination of what constitutes an unsafe or irresponsible activity or condition shall be final.

    • No third party logos/intellectual property. Your video may not include any trademarks, logos, written brand names, or copyrighted materials, except the Beneful® logo. Be careful that your video doesn’t inadvertently contain another brand's logo or intellectual property because that will cause your video to be disqualified. Examples to watch for: logo on a baseball cap, sneakers or t-shirt, name of a famous baseball diamond in the background of your video, identifiable art in the background or logo on a dog toy. The ONLY trademark or logo that may appear in your Round 2 video is the Beneful® trademark and logo, which is not required to be in your video, and will not influence the judging. NO OTHER Purina® brand trademarks or logos are permitted.

    During the period from 12:00:01 p.m. ET on October 1, 2013 to 11:59:59 a.m. ET on October 29, 2013, a link to a videotaped coaching session will be sent to Finalists via email along with the password to access the video. The video is intended to provide additional guidance on creation of the video.

    Finalists will be given instructions for uploading their video online. Videos must be received by 11:59:59 a.m. ET on October 29, 2013. The maximum file size for any video file uploaded to the Contest website is 100MB. Video files must be submitted in one of the following file formats: .avi, .mov, .mpg, or .wmv. Once the Finalist video is uploaded, the video is final and may not be modified or edited.

    Submission of a video is also subject to the Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Terms and Conditions for User-Generated Content at http://purina.com/general/TermsAndConditionsUserGeneratedContent.aspx. Videos that fail to strictly adhere to any of the requirements set forth in these Official Rules, and the requirements of the Nestlé Purina PetCare Company Terms and Conditions for User-Generated Content, as determined by Sponsor, Cone LLC and/or the Contest Administrator, in their sole discretion, will be disqualified.

    In the unfortunate event that the dog featured in a Finalist’s Round 1 Entry is not able to be part of the Round 2 video due to illness or other causes beyond the control of the Finalist, Sponsor reserves the right to allow the Finalist to substitute a video featuring another dog owned by the Finalist or a video created using photos and/or previously shot video of the dog featured in Round 1. Sponsor and Contest Administrator will make the final decision as to whether to allow a substitution and what the Finalist will be allowed to do as a substitute for the video with the original dog.

    Sponsor is not responsible for late submission of videos. If a problem occurs in the process of uploading a video, Entrant/Finalists should receive an "Error" message. However, the responsibility to electronically complete the upload of a video is the Finalist's and none of the Contest Parties shall be responsible for any video not actually received due to incomplete or improper transmission. Similarly, none of the Contest Parties has any obligation to advise Entrant of an incomplete video submission.

  6. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY/SUBMISSION (ROUNDS 1 AND 2): By submitting an Entry and, if you are selected as a Finalist, by submitting a video, you warrant and represent that all elements of the Entry and the video:

    1. are original and have been legally created, except that the photo or video may be captured by someone other than you (if you obtained an assignment of rights to the photo or video, as set forth above, and the photographer or videographer is not a professional);
    2. do not infringe the intellectual property, privacy or publicity rights or any other legal or moral rights of any third party;
    3. have not been entered in previous contests (including a previous Beneful® Dream Dog Park Contest) or won previous awards;
    4. have not been published or distributed previously in any media including online, and social media; and
    5. use only Permitted Music (video only).

    Entrant/Finalist warrants that he/she is the owner of the dog featured in the photo and video and that the dog lives in the same household as Entrant/Finalist.

    By submitting an Entry and/or video, Entrant/Finalist represents that he/she owns all rights to each element, including, without limitation, the copyrights in the photo, essay, title/theme and/or video. If someone other than the Entrant/Finalist captured the photo or video, Entrant/Finalist further represents that he/she has obtained a written assignment of rights from the third party that captured the photo and/or video. Entrant/Finalist also acknowledges that he/she may be required to provide the written assignment of rights to the materials produced by such third party. Sponsor's determination as to whether the photo or video violates the rights of any third party is final.

    By submission of an Entry/video, each Entrant/Finalist irrevocably grants Sponsor and its affiliates, legal representatives, assigns, agents and licensees, the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse (without limitation as to when or to the number of times used), each element of the Entrant's/Finalist's Entry and/or video, as well as the Entrant's/Finalist’s name, likeness, photograph or video (collectively, "Likeness"), and/or statements regarding his/her participation in this Contest (with or without using the Entrant's/Finalist's name) in any and all media without limitation as to time or territory, and without additional compensation or approval from the Entrant/Finalist or any other third party, for any and all purposes, including for advertising and promotional purposes unrelated to this Contest. Entrant/Finalist waives all intellectual property rights, privacy/publicity rights or other legal or moral rights that might preclude the Sponsor's use of any element of the Entry or video, and agrees not to sue or assert any claim against the Sponsor or Contest Parties for the use of any element of the Entry or video or Entrant's/Finalist's Likeness or statements. If Entrant is selected as a Finalist, the Entrant/Finalist acknowledges and agrees that the Entrant/Finalist will execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release and Assignment of Rights, in which he/she will irrevocably assign and transfer to the Sponsor any and all rights, title and interest in each element of the Entry from round 1 (photo, essay and title/theme from Round 1) and the video from Round 2, including, without limitation, all copyrights, and waive all moral rights in those works.

    Entrant/Finalist agrees to indemnify and hold Sponsor, its agencies and Contest Parties and their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, co-branders or other partners, and any of their employees (collectively, the "Indemnitees"), harmless from any and all claims, damages, expenses, costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees) and liabilities (including settlements), brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Indemnitees due to or arising out of the use of any element of Entrant's/Finalist's Entry or video, or the Entrant's/Finalist's conduct in submitting an Entry or creating a video or otherwise in connection with this Contest, including but not limited to, claims for trademark infringement, copyright infringement, violation of an individual's right of publicity or right of privacy, or defamation. Entrant/Finalist further agrees to release Sponsor from any and all claims that any advertising subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of Sponsor infringes Entrant's/Finalist's rights with regard to any elements or ideas contained in any element of the Entry or video.

  7. SELECTION OF WINNERS (ROUND 2): Up to twenty Finalists’ videos will be posted on the Beneful® Website on or about November 7, 2013. The public may vote for their favorite video, at www.BenefulDreamDogPark.com starting on or about November 7, 2013 at 12:00:01 p.m. ET and ending on December 5, 2013 at 11:59:59 a.m. ET ("Voting Period"). Limit one (1) vote per person, per day. A "day" is defined as the 24 hours between 12:00:00 am ET and 11:59:59 pm ET throughout the Voting Period.

    A Finalist may encourage family and friends to vote for his/her video, but a Finalist may not attempt to induce others to vote for his/her video through the use of any incentive, sweepstakes or other promotion. Any use of automatic voting methods by any party will void all such votes and will result in the Finalist’s video in question being declared ineligible and disqualified from the Contest. Any attempt by a Finalist and/or his/her family or friends or community to vote more than one time per day using multiple names and/or email addresses, "bot" technology and/or any other fraudulent mechanism, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, shall give Sponsor the right to disqualify the Finalist.

    The public voting will be tallied as a numbered rank between 1 and 20 with the video that receives the most votes receiving 20 points, and the video that receives the least votes receiving 1 point. A panel of judges will also judge the Finalist videos in Round 2 using the judging criteria below:

    (1) Creativity and originality of the ideas for your "Dream Dog Park" (40%);
    (2) How well your ideas will make play with your best buddy more fun in the dog park (40%); and
    (3) Feasibility of bringing the ideas to life (20%).

    The public voting rank will account for 30% of the final score and the judges scores will account for 70% of the final score in Round 2. The Finalist with the highest combined score in Round 2 will be declared the Grand Prize winner and the remaining Finalists will be declared the Runner-Up Prize winners. In the unlikely event that voting results in a tie, the tied Entrant with the highest score from Round 1, based on the official judges scoring, will be declared the Grand Prize winner. The Grand Prize winner will be announced during the week of December 9, 2013.

  8. PRIZES:

    ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: The Grand Prize winner will receive $10,000 cash and a one year's supply of Beneful® brand dry dog food for one (1) dog, awarded as 16 manufacturer's coupons (up to $19.99 each) which may be redeemed for one (1) 15.5 lb or smaller package of Purina® Beneful® brand dry dog food of any variety. Grand Prize winner will also receive 24 manufacturer's coupons (up to $2.49 each) which may be redeemed for one (1) Purina® Beneful® brand wet dog food of any variety; and 12 manufacturer's coupons (up to $4.99 each) which may be redeemed for one (1) Purina® Beneful® brand snack of any variety. Approximate retail value: $10,439.48.

    Sponsor will also award a dog park makeover valued at up to $500,000, which will be awarded as an in-kind donation to an existing dog park in or near the Grand Prize winner's area (provided an existing and suitable dog park exists), chosen entirely at the discretion of the Sponsor. The dog park may be the dog park featured in the winner's Entry and/or video or it could be another dog park in the winner's area. The dog park featured in the Entry and/or video may be considered for the dog park makeover, but Sponsor will determine the dog park that will receive the makeover in Sponsor's sole discretion. The dog park receiving the makeover will be either a public dog park or a non-profit dog park with federal tax exempt status. If no suitable, existing dog park exists in the Grand Prize winner's area, Sponsor will select a dog park in another area to receive the makeover. The in-kind donation will include design, construction and project administration services, all necessary permits, building supplies and materials, and all other elements relating to the renovation of the dog park. If the design and renovation of the dog park costs less than $500,000, the remaining balance will not be awarded to the dog park as an in-kind or cash donation.

    Upon selection of the dog park that will receive the renovations, Sponsor and various representatives of Sponsor, will work on the design for the dog park. The winner's ideas will be considered in the design element phase; however, the winner's ideas are not guaranteed to become part of the renovations. The unveiling of the dog park renovation will take place in the Spring of 2014 if all elements of the planning and building phases proceed as scheduled. Sponsor is not responsible for delays in planning, approval, building or other issues out of its control which delay the completion of the Beneful® "Dream Dog Park."

    UP TO NINETEEN (19) RUNNER-UP PRIZES: Each Runner-Up Prize winner will receive a one year's supply of Beneful® brand dry dog food for one (1) dog, awarded as 16 manufacturer's coupons (up to $19.99 each) which may be redeemed for one (1) 15.5 lb. or smaller package of Purina® Beneful® brand dry dog food of any variety. Each Runner-Up prize winner will also receive 24 manufacturer's coupons (up to $2.49 each) which may be redeemed for one (1) Purina® Beneful® brand wet dog food of any variety; and 12 manufacturer's coupons (up to $4.99 each) which may be redeemed for one (1) Purina® Beneful® brand snack of any variety. Approximate Retail Value: $439.48/each.

    Limit one prize per person/household.

  9. GENERAL CONDITIONS: Finalists are subject to verification, including without limitation, verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Finalists will be required to irrevocably assign and transfer to Sponsor any and all rights, title and interest in his/her Entry and video, including, without limitation, all copyrights, and agree to waive all moral rights in that Entry and video. Finalists will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release, Copyright Assignment and, where lawful, a Publicity Release. All completed documents must be returned to the Contest Administrator within 7 days of the date notice was sent or Finalist status will be forfeited and an alternate Finalist may be selected. Finalist and winner status must be kept confidential until publicly revealed by Sponsor. Failure to comply may result in disqualification. The Grand Prize winner and Runner-Up Prize winners may also be required to sign additional documents, as deemed necessary by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Grand Prize winner and Runner-Up Prize winners are solely responsible for any taxes on their respective individual prizes. No substitution of prizes is offered, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prizes are non-transferable. If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion to cancel, modify or terminate the Contest. Further, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (b) violating the Official Rules; or (c) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to require Grand Prize winner and/or Runner-Up Prize winners to submit to a confidential background check to confirm eligibility as a condition of awarding the prize to help ensure that the use of any such person in advertising or publicity for the Contest will not bring Sponsor or Contest Parties into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Contest or brand as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Entrants/Finalists/winners agree that the Sponsor has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this Contest and that all decisions of Sponsor are final and binding. This Contest is governed by the laws of the state of Missouri, and by entering, Entrants/Finalists/winners agree that all claims or disputes must be resolved exclusively in the federal or state courts in St. Louis, Missouri.

  10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE: No liability or responsibility is assumed by Sponsor or Contest Parties resulting from any user's participation in or attempt to participate in the Contest or ability or inability to upload or download any information in connection with participating in the Contest. No responsibility or liability is assumed by the Sponsor or Contest Parties for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the following occurrences which may affect the operation of the Contest: hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity or other online communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled, jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any email transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted email transmissions; inaccessibility of the Website in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or the Website; unauthorized human or non-human intervention in the operation of the Contest, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms; or destruction of any aspect of the Contest, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an email account used in connection with the Contest. Sponsor and Contest Parties are not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained on the Website. Use of the Website is at user's own risk. Sponsor and the Contest Parties are not responsible for any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind which may be sustained by user's or any other person's computer equipment resulting from participation in the Contest, use of the Website or the download of any information from the Website. By participating in the Contest, the Entrant releases Sponsor and Contest Parties from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such Entrant's participation in the Contest. By accepting a prize in the Contest, winners agree that the Sponsor and Contest Parties shall not be liable for any loss or injury resulting from participation in the Contest, and acceptance or use of any prize. Sponsor and Contest Parties are not liable in the event that any portion of the Contest is cancelled due to weather, fire, strike, acts of war or terrorism, or any other condition beyond their control.

  11. Winners List: For a list of the Grand Prize and Runner-Up Prize winners, visit www.benefuldreamdogpark.com or send a self-addressed, stamped, #10 envelope to: 2013 Beneful® Dream Dog Park Contest Winners’ List, Dept. HH, P.O. Box 5700, Clinton, IA 52736-5700. Requests must be received by January 13, 2014.

Sponsor: Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, Checkerboard Square, St. Louis, MO 63164.

Contest Administrator: Promotion Fulfillment Center, 311 21st St., Camanche, IA 52730.