CREATE & CULTIVATE EVENT

SOCIAL SWEEPSTAKES

1. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.  By participating in the Create & Cultivate Event Social Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”), you agree to be bound by these Official Rules (these “Official Rules”) and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.

2. SPONSOR:  The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes (the “Sponsor”) is Fossil Partners, L.P., 901 S. Central Expressway, Richardson, TX 75080.

3. PROMOTION PERIOD:  The Sweepstakes begins on March 11, 2018 at 12:01 A.M. CT and ends on March 11, 2018 at 5:00 P.M. CT (the “Promotion Period”).  The Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes, and the Sponsor is the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes. Entrants are responsible for determining the corresponding time zone in their respective jurisdiction.  

4 ELIGIBILITY:  The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States (and its territories) and Canada (except for residents of the Province of Quebec), who are 18 years or older at the time of entry and who are present at the Create & Cultivate event during the Promotion Period. Employees of the Sponsor, and each of its subsidiaries, parents, partners, affiliates and other related entities, and any other individual or entity associated with the development or administration of the Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”), as well as members of such employee’s immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents) and persons living in the same household as such person, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable national, federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.  Proof of eligibility must be provided upon request.   

5.  HOW TO ENTER:  To enter the Sweepstakes, entrants must follow @Fossil on Instagram and upload a picture from the event with the hashtag #ccxfossil during the Promotion Period.  Captions and hashtags must be in English and user’s Instagram profile must be public in order to be eligible to win. Entries should not contain any foul language, third party intellectual property, offensive content, or any other content deemed inappropriate or unlawful in the Sponsor’s sole discretion.   The Sponsor shall have no liability for any entry that is lost, intercepted or otherwise not received by Sponsor. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject, disqualify, modify, edit, and revise entries, or related materials that the Sponsor deems to be obscene, defamatory, profane, offensive, lewd, pornographic, false, misleading, deceptive, or otherwise inconsistent with its editorial standards, audience expectations, or reputational interests or that Sponsor believes may violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of any third party. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to verify any element of any entry or related materials, request additional information and to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor or the Sponsor’s customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn or ridicule. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant warrants that his or her entry (1) is original and does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party, (2) has not been published in any medium or (3) has not won an award. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or practices, or by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the allowable entry by using multiple/different Instagram accounts, identities or any other online methods will void all of that entrant’s entries.

6. PRIZE: There will be one (1) winner (the “Winner”), and one (1) prize shall be awarded to the Winner. The prize is a FOSSIL Q smartwatch of the Winner’s choice (based on availability), with a retail value between $175 - $255. The Winner is responsible for all applicable national, federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided.

7. WINNER SELECTION:  The Sponsor will select the Winner at random from the eligible entries immediately at the end of the Promotion Period and will announce the Winner by 6:00 P.M. CT at the Create & Cultivate event. YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN. If the person who submitted the winning entry is not present at the time the Sponsor announces the Winner, he or she will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner will be selected at random. In the event a winning entry is discovered to be invalid for any reason whatsoever or the person who submitted the winning entry fails to comply with these Official Rules prior to delivery of the prize, the prize may shall be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner.

8. LIABILITY: THE SPONSOR SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ENTRIES THAT ARE ENTERED BY OTHER THAN HUMAN MEANS (SUCH AS BY AN AUTOMATED COMPUTER PROGRAM OR ANY NON-HUMAN MECHANISM, ENTITY, OR DEVICE), IN EXCESS OF THE STATED LIMIT, OR FOR ENTRIES THAT ARE LATE, FORGED, DESTROYED, LOST, MISPLACED, STOLEN, MISDIRECTED, TAMPERED WITH, INCOMPLETE, DELETED, DAMAGED, GARBLED, OR OTHERWISE NOT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES, AND ALL SUCH ENTRIES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, EACH ENTRANT AGREES: (A) TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND BY ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND ALL DECISIONS OF THE SPONSOR WHICH SHALL BE BINDING AND FINAL; (B) TO WAIVE ALL OF HIS OR HER RIGHTS TO BRING ANY CLAIM, ACTION, OR PROCEEDING AGAINST ANY OF THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES; AND (C) TO RELEASE, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR AND INSTAGRAM AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES, FROM ANY LIABILITY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY FOR ANY PROPERTY LOSS, DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, BODILY INJURY, DEATH, LOSS, EXPENSE, ACCIDENT, DELAY, INCONVENIENCE OR IRREGULARITY), COSTS AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE OUTSIDE ATTORNEY'S FEES AND COSTS) THAT MAY ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH: (I) THE ENTRANT'S PARTICIPATION OR INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES; (II) TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS IN THE OFFICIAL RULES OR ANY SWEEPSTAKES PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS; (III) ACCEPTANCE OR POSSESSION, DEFECTS IN, USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY PRIZE (OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF); (IV) ANY CHANGE BY ANY COMPANY OR ANY OTHER PERSON PROVIDING ANY OF THE COMPONENTS OF A PRIZE DUE TO REASONS BEYOND THE SPONSOR’S CONTROL OR AS OTHERWISE PERMITTED HEREUNDER; (V) ANY INTERRUPTIONS IN OR POSTPONEMENT, CANCELLATION, OR MODIFICATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES; (VI) HUMAN ERROR; (VII) INCORRECT OR INACCURATE TRANSCRIPTION, RECEIPT OR TRANSMISSION OF ANY PART OF THE ENTRY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE ENTRY INFORMATION OR ANY PARTS THEREOF); (VIII) ANY TECHNICAL MALFUNCTIONS OR UNAVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITES OR ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK, COMPUTER ONLINE SYSTEM, COMPUTER DATING MECHANISM, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, OR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER UTILIZED BY THE SPONSOR OR BY AN ENTRANT; (IX) INTERRUPTION OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THE SWEEPSTAKES, ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED WEB PAGES, OR ANY ONLINE SERVICE VIA THE INTERNET DUE TO HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE COMPATIBILITY PROBLEMS; (X) ANY DAMAGE TO ENTRANT'S (OR ANY THIRD PERSON'S) COMPUTER OR ITS CONTENTS RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM ANY PART OF THE SWEEPSTAKES; (XI) ANY LOST OR DELAYED DATA TRANSMISSIONS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, OR ANY OTHER ERRORS OR MALFUNCTIONS; (XII) ANY WRONGFUL, NEGLIGENT, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACT OR OMISSIONS ON THE PART OF ANY OF THE SPONSOR, OR ANY OF THEIR AGENTS OR EMPLOYEES; OR (XIII) ANY OTHER CAUSE, CONDITION OR EVENT WHATSOEVER BEYOND THE CONTROL OF THE SPONSOR. THE WINNER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE SPONSOR HAS NEITHER MADE NOR IS IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO ANY PRIZE OR COMPONENT THEREOF, INCLUDING ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, EXCEPT WHERE SUCH DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY WOULD BE PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

9. ACCEPTANCE:  Acceptance of a prize constitutes the Winner's permission for the Sponsor to use the Winner's name and Instagram handle provided in connection with the Sweepstakes for advertising or publicity purposes, worldwide, and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation.

10. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.