Solid Gold® – The Happiest Pet on Earth Instagram Photo Contest


Open only to US residents, 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Solid Gold Pet, LLC, hereafter referred to as Sponsor, invites pet lovers to enter The Happiest Pet on Earth Instagram Photo Contest, for a chance to win a 1 year supply of Solid Gold Pet Food, professional photo shoot with their pet, and a special dinner date with their pet. By submitting an entry, you agree to abide by the following rules, terms and legal conditions (the “Rules”).

Promotion Period

Sponsor will from time to time announce Promotions on its social media channels and will clearly state the dates of each such Promotion (the “Promotion Period”) whereby those contestants who submit (each a “Contestant”) are eligible to win. The Happiest Pet on Earth Instagram Contest will begin on October 3, 2016 at 12:01 am EST and end on November 18, 2016 at 11:59 pm EST. Such dates are subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Who May Enter

Each Promotion is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor and its subsidiaries, if applicable, and their respective families are not eligible to enter or win.

How to Enter

The Happiest Pet on Earth Instagram Photo Contest will launch with the anthem video posted and the video will run on both Facebook and Instagram. Submissions must be made through Instagram and pet lovers must follow @SolidGoldPets on Instagram, include the photo of the entrant’s pet and tag photos with #SolidGoldSmiles. Contestants may submit more than one entry only if they have multiple pets, specifically, one (1) entry per entrant per cat and one (1) entry per entrant per dog. Only one (1) photo of an individual pet may be submitted. The Promotion is sponsored by Sponsor exclusively and is not endorsed, administered by, associated with or sponsored, in whole or in part, by Facebook or Instagram. By participating in any Promotion, each Contestant agrees to comply with Facebook and Instagram site rules, and expressly releases and holds harmless Facebook and Instagram from any and all responsibility and/or liability resulting from participation in the Promotion. Each Contestant must provide his/her name, address, and email address for purposes of prize fulfillment. Contestants shall have the option to be contacted by Sponsor in the future for marketing purposes, however, receiving future contact from Sponsor is not a condition to participation and choosing not to be contacted by Sponsor in the future will not impact the odds of being selected as the winner of the Promotion.

Prizes and Winner Selection

There will be a total of two (2) grand prizes awarded. One (1) grand prize will be awarded to the winning contestant with a dog and one (1) grand prize will be awarded to the winning contestant with a cat. Prizing will include a 1 year supply of Solid Gold Pet Food, a professional photo shoot for each winner with a professional photographer, and specially prepared dinner date meal with their pet chosen at the sole discretion of the Sponsor with an approximate retail value of $ 2,000 and a total combined approximate retail value of $ 4,000 for both grand prizes. The professional photo shoots will take place in each winner’s hometown/city within 6 months. Sponsor will select both grand prize winners in its sole discretion based on a combination of originality, creativity and brand fit, unless otherwise specified. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any of the winning prize items for any item as Sponsor may determine in its sole discretion. All determinations with respect to winner selections shall be final. All local, state and federal taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner(s).

Contestant Rights

By submitting any material, copy, photograph, images, video or any other content (collectively “Content”) in connection with any Promotion, each Contestant grants Sponsor a world-wide, irrevocable, perpetual, unrestricted royalty-free right to use Contestant’s name and all content for any purpose, including without limitation to promote Sponsor and its products. In addition, if selected as the winner, each Contestant agrees to grant Sponsor a world-wide, irrevocable, perpetual, unrestricted royalty-free right to use all content created in connection with the grand prize photo shoot in connection with Sponsor’s advertising and marketing of Solid Gold Pet brand and products in all forms of media, including without limitation submission on Sponsor’s website, social media platform(s) and other marketing materials as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.


By entering the Promotion, you are confirming that you are at least 18 years of age and the sole owner of all Content submitted to Sponsor (or you have otherwise received express written permission from the owner to submit on his /her behalf). By submitting an entry, no expectation is created that a Contestant will be awarded a Prize. Prize(s) will be awarded by Sponsor in accordance with the Rules set forth herein and applicable state and federal laws. Entries are subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located at: Each Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Contestants shall have no right of approval, no claim for compensation, and no claim (including without limitation, claims based on invasion of privacy, defamation or right of publicity) arising out of any use by Sponsor of Contestant’s name, likeness or materials. Each Contestant releases and holds Sponsor and its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, managers, members, employees, representatives, and/or agents harmless from and against any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Promotion. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of data in any Promotion or in the management of any Promotion. By participating in any Promotion, each Contestant warrants and agrees that the Content: (i) does not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including any copyright, right of privacy, proprietary right, right of publicity or any other right of a third party; (ii) is an original creation of the Contestant; and (iii) that Contestant grants Sponsor and its associated and affiliated companies the unrestricted right to use, publish, and broadcast the Content and Contestant’s name, image, and likeness in all forms of advertising, marketing and for any other lawful purpose. Sponsor is not responsible for, and expressly disclaims any liability arising from: (i) the use of information by third parties, or from any error, defect, omission, theft, destruction or alteration of, or unauthorized access to, Promotion entries; (ii) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to the Promotion website; (iii) technical, network, electronic, computer, hardware or software failures of any kind; and/or (iv) injury or damage to any Contestant or to any other person, or to any Contestant’s (or other person’s) computer, other equipment, relating to or resulting from participation in the Promotion, or from downloading materials or accessing the Promotion. If, for any reason, Sponsor determines that the Promotion is not capable of continuing as planned, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion. The construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, and all issues and questions relating thereto, shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of South Carolina, without giving effect to its conflict of law rules. In the event that any provision of these rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, such determination shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision, and these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.

Sponsor: Solid Gold Pet, LLC, 148 River Street, Suite 120, Greenville, SC 29601