LONE STAR: A SORT OF COOL TREASURE HUNT

Watch this video, solve the puzzle, win $1,000. 

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Signed Art Print

Signed Art Print

Signed Art Print

Signed Art Print

Willie nelson quote print

Willie nelson quote print

Ball mason jar art print

Ball mason jar art print

Stephen f. austin quote print

Stephen f. austin quote print

ann richards quote print

ann richards quote print

RULES:

SOLVING THIS PUZZLE REQUIRES NO DIGGING. YOU DO NOT NEED TO VISIT ANY OF THE LOCATIONS SHOWN TO SOLVE THE PUZZLE. DIGGING AND/OR TRESPASSING ON THE LOCATIONS SHOWN IN THIS VIDEO MAY BE A CRIMINAL ACT. STAY HOME AND PUT UP YOUR SHOVEL UNLESS WE TELL YOU YOU’VE WON.

ONLY ONE ANSWER CAN BE SUBMITTED PER EMAIL ADDRESS. MAKE SURE YOU USE A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS SO WE CAN CONTACT YOU IF YOU’RE THE WINNER.

THE CASH PAYMENT CANNOT BE TRANSLATED OR TRANSFERRED TO OTHER PARTIES. IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE PAYMENT, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH US TAX CODE.

IN ADDITION TO PROVIDING THE CORRECT THREE WORD ANSWER, WE MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL VERIFICATION FROM THE RESPONDENT TO PROVE THAT THE PUZZLE WAS SOLVED LEGITIMATELY.

THE FIRST CORRECT RESPONDENT WILL BE GIVEN THE COORDINATES TO THE TREASURE. IF THE RESPONDENT CHOOSES, THEY CAN INSTEAD RECEIVE THE CASH PAYMENT VIA PAYPAL (MINUS PAYPAL FEE).

IF YOUR COMPANY IS INTERESTED IN HELPING SPONSOR THIS OR OTHER TREASURE HUNTS, LET US KNOW. THE MORE SPONSORS WE GET, THE LARGER THE TREASURE WILL BE.

If the winning participant is located outside of the United States, the $1,000 treasure will be offered as a $1,000 gift certificate to sortofcool.com, or the awardee can choose to donated the award to a U.S. based  501c charity of their choice. 

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: No purchase necessary. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The SORT OF COOL Treasure Hunt (“Contest”)  will begin September 6th, 2016 at 12:00 AM CST and ends whenever the winning answer is received, or on December 31st, 2016 at 11:59pm CST (“Contest Period”). Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Participants should not expose themselves or others to any dangerous or harmful behavior OR activity at any time during this Contest. Participants agree to abide by all traffic, safety, and other applicable laws.

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to participants who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Contest Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Contest Entities (as defined below), members of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and their spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Contest. Contest Entities, as referenced herein, shall include Brazos Film & Video / Sort Of Cool 1909 Windsor Place, Suite 1909 Fort Worth, Texas 76110 (collectively, Sponsors) and each of their parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Contest.

Sponsors may amend the number of Clues anytime for any reason. Sponsors may amend any element of this Contest or suspend the Contest itself at any time for any reason. Decisions of Sponsors and/or their representatives are final and binding with respect to all matters related to the Contest. Winning is subject to verification of eligibility. Potential Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release before receiving the Prize. Noncompliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification and, at Sponsors’ discretion, and time permitting, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the next eligible entry. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant's name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval.

PARTICIPATION CONDUCT: By participating, each participant (i) understands the Sponsors have not arranged for and do not carry any insurance of any kind for participant’s benefit and that participant will be solely responsible for obtaining and paying for any medical, life, accident, automobile, property or other insurance relative to his/her participation in Contest; (ii) agrees that he/she will obey all traffic, safety and other applicable laws and will not speed or otherwise expose himself/herself or any other individual, whether participating in the Contest or not, to harm or danger of any kind; (iii) agrees to release and hold harmless the Released Entities (defined below) from any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participating on Contest; and (iv) agrees to indemnify the Released Entities (defined below) from any losses, liabilities or expenses, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any claims, proceedings or investigations arising from or in connection with participant’s participation in Contest or compliance or non-compliance with these Official Rules.

PRIZES: Prize will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsors. 

CONDITIONS: By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Contest Entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of a Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Contest and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name and photo on the Website and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Contest itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final.Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Contest at Sponsors’ sole discretion.

ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Contest or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Contest or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted on the Website. Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Contest, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion). Sponsors reserve the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Contest.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES: IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT THE CONTEST. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE RELEASED PARTIES’ TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED $10. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS CONTEST AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES. ACCORDINGLY, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO ALL CONTESTANTS. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

DISPUTES: The CONTEST is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Texas, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in Fort Worth, Texas. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the name of Winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by Oct 1st, 2017 to: Brazos Film & Video, 1909 Windsor Place, Suite 1909 Fort Worth, Texas 76110.