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.