#bootsbyreef Terms and Conditions

2013 Reef “Booty By Reef” Contest


Contest details

VF Outdoor, Inc., Reef division (“Reef”) is pleased to announce the 2013 ‘Boots By Reef’ Contest.


There’s a buzz about. Well, there’s always a buzz about during summer – sand and surf days that stretch into all hours in a favorite pair of Reef sandals or hanging footwear. But it’s our new boots (#bootsbyreef) with the perfect balance of comfort and fashion that are all the buzz this year. Launching any new product takes some creativity and Reef is looking for your help. The Booty by Reef Contest is your chance to show your vision and could land you some new boots.


The Boots by Reef Contest is a social media project where you can show Reef’s creative team just what you’ve got and win a new pair of Boots by Reef.

@reef_girls #bootsbyreefcontest


Who: You! Aspiring young stylists and designers, have your talents noticed by the creative people Reef.


What: Create a collage, combining images from Reef via Instagram and a Pintrest board with your own photos. Reef’s creative team will check out all the entries and select winner to receive a new pair of Boots by Reef with a retail value $150.00.


Where: Upload your creative collage to Instagram or Pintrest tagging @reef_girls and #bootsbyreef.


When: Two submissions will be selected on each of August 9th, August 16th, and August 23rd and announced in the week after.


Why: Because we’re as excited about the new #bootsbyreef as you are. And this is your chance to show off your artistic talents.



Prizes and Winners

Six (6) winners will be chosen in the competition, two (2) each on the Fridays of August 9th, August 16th, and August 23rd, 2013.  Each winner will win one (1) pair of Reef Boots (to be selected by the winner from the images used in such winner’s entry), the approximate retail value of which is $150.00.

The competition will run from August 1st, 2013 through August 23rd, 2013.  Submissions will run from the start date through the end date, during which time contestants shall create a collage consisting of (i) images/photographs/pictures provided by Reef via instagram and through a pinterest board and (ii) contestant’s own photographs.  Contestants will then post their collage on either instagram or pinterest and share it with Reef using @reef_girls and #bootsbyreef.  On each of the three (3) Fridays listed above, Reef shall select and announce two (2) winners.  All judgments and selections made by Reef shall be made in its sole and absolute discretion.


Terms and Conditions

Any resident of the United States, eighteen (18) years of age or older, with an Instagram or Pinterest account may participate in this competition.  By submitting a collage and participating in the Contest, entrant irrevocably transfers, grants and assigns to Reef, its affiliates and its respective successors, assigns, and licensees, the right worldwide and in perpetuity, to use the name, likeness, image and photographs, including any reproductions of same, in any and all media including, without limitation, use in connection with the Contest or other promotions and for any advertising or promotional purposes, without additional compensation, and releases and indemnifies Reef and any entity acting on behalf of Company from any liability with respect thereto.  The winner may also be required to enter into a separate contract and release with Reef in connection with the prizes.


From Instagram the contestants will screen capture their favorite pair of boots from provided posts & create the collage using their own photographs. They will then use one of many apps available then post their collage using mentioning @reef_girls & tagging #bootsbyreef.


On Pinterest the process will be the same but will collect their imagery from provided pinboards.

You may submit as many collages as you like during the contest period. Reef reserves the right to reject any submitted collage. Collages featuring any inappropriate material will be rejected. Reef also reserves the right to reject collages that clearly do not reflect the theme of the competition.

Reef has the sole and absolute discretion in judging and to determine the methodology by which submission entries, if any, merit a prize.  Reef reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to change, modify, extend or reduce the terms and conditions of, or to suspend or terminate, the competition without prior notice.  Reef further reserves the right to nullify and/or cancel any part or all of the competition if it appears that any fraud or malfunctions have occurred in any form whatsoever. Each participant undertakes to indemnify and keep Reef harmless from and against any loss, damage, claims, costs and expenses which may be incurred by or asserted against Reef as a result of such participant's participation in the competition. Participation in the competition and submission of collages grants Reef a perpetual, worldwide, royalty free license to use the images in any manner in its sole discretion without compensation to entrant.

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, entrant agrees that Reef, its affiliates and its employees, members, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, its respective successors, assigns, agencies and licensees shall not be liable for any personal injury, death, loss or damage of any kind or any other causes of action or claims related to entrant's participation in this Contest or acceptance or use of the prizes awarded including, without limitation, any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy.  Reef, its affiliates and its employees, members, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, its respective successors, assigns, agencies and licensees are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified, or for other problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human or electronic, whatever the cause.  You agree to release, indemnify and hold Reef, its parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, and each of their respective members, officers, directors, employees, agents, shareholders, licensors, suppliers, co-branders, attorneys and/or other partners, harmless from and against any and all claims, expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees, costs and settlement costs), damages, suits, costs, demands and/or judgments whatsoever, made by any third party due to or arising out of: (a) your participation in the Contest and/or the Contest Website; (b) your breach of these Terms and Conditions; and/or (c) your violation of any rights of another individual and/or entity.

These Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflicts of law principles.  Should a dispute arise concerning the Contest and/or these Terms and Conditions, or the breach of same by any party hereto, the parties agree to submit their dispute for resolution by arbitration before the American Arbitration Association in Los Angeles, California, in accordance with the then current Commercial Arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any award rendered shall be final and conclusive to the parties and a judgment thereon may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. Nothing herein shall be construed to preclude any party from seeking injunctive relief in order to protect its rights pending an outcome in arbitration. Should any part of these Official Rules be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.