Chris Burkard Instagram Contest

Click here for more details, including a full curriculum, for the Chris Burkard Photography Workshop. 


Win a seat at the exclusive Chris Burkard Photography Workshop at Clymb HQ on March 28th & 29th. Follow the steps below for your chance to win:

  1. Visit Insta­gram and fol­low The Clymb (Insta­gram user­name: @TheClymb)
  2. Post an orig­i­nal photo (on Insta­gram) that cap­tures what adven­ture means to you
  3. Use the hash­tag #Clym­bLife and men­tion @ChrisBurkard in your caption.




The Clymb on Instagram Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored and supplied by Retail Innovation Group, Inc., d/b/a The Clymb (the “Sponsor” or “The Clymb”).

One (1) winner (the “Sweepstakes Winner”) will be selected. Substitutions are not permitted.

NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  The Sweepstakes will begin on or about March 4, 2015 at 9:00 A.M. (PST) or such other time as designated by Sponsor and will end on or about March 11, 2015 at 11:59 PM (PST) or such other time as designated by Sponsor (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is only open to individuals who, at the time of entry, (i) are legal residents of the 50 United States or District of Columbia; and (ii) are 18 years of age or older. Thus, the U.S. territories are excluded from participating in the Sweepstakes. Website pages and advertisements relating to the Sweepstakes are intended for viewing only within the eligible Sweepstakes territory, and entrants must be present in the eligible Sweepstakes territory at the time of entry. Corporations and other organizations are not eligible. Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, licensees and vendors of Sponsor, their subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising agencies, and their immediate families (spouses, domestic partners, parents, children, siblings and their spouses/domestic partners) and individuals residing in the same household are ineligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void outside of the United States and where prohibited by law. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

ENTRY: To enter:
-Visit Instagram and follow The Clymb (Instagram username: @TheClymb);
-Post an original photo (on Instagram) that captures what adventure means to you;
-Use the hashtag #ClymbLife and mention @ChrisBurkard in your caption.

You must be following The Clymb on Instagram (Instagram username: @TheClymb) to be eligible to win. All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period. You may enter as often as you wish. Obscene or offensive entries may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or lost, late, misdirected, incomplete or ineligible entries. If there is a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, The Clymb will award the prize to the authorized account holder of the Instagram account. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by Instagram’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policies.

ONE PRIZE: Winner will receive a seat at the Chris Burkard Photography Workshop on March 28-29, 2015, happening at the Clymb Headquarters, 1440 NW Overton Street, Portland, OR 97209. The total estimated retail value of the prize is $799. The prize does not include travel to and from Portland. The prize will be awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. No substitution, cash equivalent or transfer of prize is permitted except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner by Sponsor judges will result from: (1) failure of a potential winner to execute, notarize and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Price Acceptance/Liability and Publicity Release as applicable within seven days of notification; (2) the return of a notification or prize as undeliverable; or (3) any other non-compliance with the Rules. Winning is contingent upon fulfillment of all requirements. Winner is responsible for payment of taxes, if any, on prize and for any other costs, fees or expenses relating to the use of the prize not specified. Acceptance of the prize constitutes consent to use the winner’s name and likeness for editorial, advertising and publicity purposes.

DRAWINGS/PRIZE/ODDS/NOTIFICATION: On or about March 12, 2015, following the close of the Sweepstakes Period, a team of employees from The Clymb will select their 25 favorite images and provide them to Chris Burkard, who will select one (1) winning image. All decisions of the Sponsor and Chris Burkard shall be final. Winner must respond with age confirmation and mailing address within one (1) week of receiving notice of winning or forfeit the prize. Odds of winning depend on the total number of entries received.

LIABILITY: Sponsor is not responsible or liable for incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by a participant, equipment or programming utilized in the Sweepstakes or technical or human error in processing submissions. Sponsor disclaims responsibility or liability for: (i) the accuracy, availability or timeliness of information published about the Sweepstakes; (ii) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or authorized access to, or alteration of entries; (iii) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible entries; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by a prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize or from participation in the Sweepstakes; (v) printing or typographical errors in Sweepstakes materials; or (vi) problems or technical malfunctions of telephone networks or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, or Internet congestion. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor may cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, the participant agrees to abide by the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes, as well as the decisions of the judges, rights, claims and actions of any kind that may arise in connection or as a result of the acceptance or use of the Prize.

Neither The Clymb nor its affiliated entities are responsible for printing or typographical errors in any related materials; stolen or fraudulent entries or emails; or transactions that are processed or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction.

RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each participant releases and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Instagram and Facebook and their subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from liability for claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession or use of the prize (including, without limitation, related to personal injury, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort, warranty or other theory. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery or use of the prize.

CONDITIONS: Each participant agrees to be bound by these Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all respects. All entries, and all rights to use, reproduce, publish, modify and distribute such entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By accepting the prize, the winning participant automatically grants to Sponsor the unconditional right to use his/her name, address (city and state only), likeness, photograph and/or statements about the Sweepstakes for publicity and advertising purposes without further permission or financial compensation, except where prohibited by law. Any portion of a prize not accepted by a winner will be forfeited. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse entry or disqualify any individual it finds to be: tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, acting in violation of these Official Rules, or acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR OTHER PERSON TO UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES OR COMMIT ANY OTHER ACT OF FRAUD MAY VIOLATE FEDERAL AND STATE CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT AND SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION, CHOICE OF LAW AND VENUE: The decision of Sponsor is final on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes may not be used in connection with any form of gambling. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Sweepstakes you agree that: (i) all issues and questions concerning the interpretation, validity and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participants and Sponsor and its agents, shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon, without regard to its rules on conflicts of law; (ii) any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the Prize, shall be filed in the State of Oregon, and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action; (iii) you agree that federal and state courts in the State of Oregon are a convenient forum and that you will not seek to transfer such action or proceeding to any other forum or jurisdiction, under the doctrine of forum non conveniens or otherwise; (iv) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the Prize, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (v) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes, but in no event shall attorneys’ fees be awarded; and (vi) you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Participants agree to use any materials or information procured as part of the Sweepstakes only for Sweepstakes purposes and not for any commercial purpose. Sweepstakes rules are subject to change without notice.

SEVERABILITY: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of these Official Rules, which shall remain in full force and effect.

WINNER(S) LIST: For a list of winner(s), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: The Clymb on Instagram Sweepstakes, The Clymb, 1440 NW Overton Street, Portland, OR 97209 after March 12, 2015, but before May 31, 2015.

Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes should be directed to the Sponsor, not Instagram. All Instagram logos and trademarks displayed in connection with this Sweepstakes are property of Instagram, LLC.

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