This document describes the official rules (“Official Rules”) of the Mountain Plains Library Association Logo Design Contest. The object of this contest is to design a logo for Mountain Plains Library Association. The Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) is a twelve state association of librarians, library paraprofessionals and friends of libraries. Its purpose is to promote the development of librarians and libraries by providing significant educational and networking opportunities. Information on how to enter and about the prize is part of these Official Rules. To the extent of any inconsistency, these Official Rules prevail.
“Entry” means a logo design created by the Entrant for this Contest.
“Entrant” means the individual or entity that offers the Entry under the terms of this Contest.
“MPLA” means the Mountain Plains Library Association.
How to Enter
Subject to the legal requirements outlined above, the winning design will be announced by the Mountain Plains Library Association at the MPLA/OLA 2023 Conference.
The winning designer will receive:
Judging and Selection of Winner
Participation constitutes the Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. By participating in the Contest, the Entrant is representing and warranting that he/she has read, understood, and agrees to be bound by these rules. Including the guides and rules referred to herein, these Official Rules constitute the entire agreement between the Entrant and Mountain Plains Library Association in relation to the Contest. They govern the Entrant’s participation and supersede any prior or other agreements between the Entrant and Mountain Plains Library Association and relating to the Contest.
About Mountain Plains Library Association
The Mountain Plains Library Association (MPLA) is a twelve state association of librarians, library paraprofessionals and friends of libraries. Its purpose is to promote the development of librarians and libraries by providing significant educational and networking opportunities. For more information about Mountain Plains Library Association visit https://mpla.us.
No purchase necessary.
There will be only one prize winner for this contest.
The prize winner is only entitled to the prize. The winner must sign and deliver to Mountain Plains Library Association a release waiving any rights to further compensation prior to delivery of the prize to the winner. All other entries and entrants are not entitled to any compensation whatsoever.
Winners may accept only the prize as stated in contest rules. No other substitutions allowed. Failure to comply with this provision will result in forfeiture of the prize by the winner.
Mountain Plains Library Association reserves the right to use any entries as it deems fit.
The Mountain Plains Library Association reserves the right to make the final selection of the winning design at its complete discretion. The decision of the Mountain Plains Library Association is final and not subject to review or appeal.
In order to claim the prize, the winning entrant must sign a release form. By claiming the prize and signing the release form, the winner releases Mountain Plains Library Association, its officers and directors, from any and all claims, liabilities, and/or damages arising directly or indirectly out of the award and use of the prize.
The winning entrant will assume all financial obligations for local, state, and federal taxes and all applicable fees based on the value of the prize.
This promotion is void where prohibited by law.
Mountain Plains Library Association is not responsible for computer or internet technical problems.
Prizes not claimed by August 31, 2023 by 5:00 PM CDT are forfeited and become the sole property of Mountain Plains Library Association.
Rules are subject to change without notice. Official contest rules are available on our website. https://mpla.us/forms/mpla-forms/mpla-logo-contest-rules/