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Contest Rules 2022

Hooters Chase Elliott Photo Contest

Official Rules


Contest Name:  Hooters Chase Elliott Photo Contest (the “Contest”).

Contest Dates: Contest registration is scheduled to begin at 12:00:01 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 4/15/2022 and ends at 11:59:59 pm ET on 9/5/2022 (the “Registration Period”).  The Contest Administrator’s computer system shall be the official timekeeper.  The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.  Void outside of the (50) U.S. and D.C., and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.

Who may Enter:  Contest is open only to legal residents of, and who are physically located within, the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia, who are age 18 or older as of date of entry, and have a valid U.S. driver’s license or government issued ID, except the following persons who are not eligible to enter, participate or win: 

  • Employees, officers, managers, and directors of Hooters Restaurants, Hooters of America, LLC (collectively “Sponsor”), Million Dollar Media (the “Administrator”), each of their respective franchisees, parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, vendors, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this promotion (collectively, “Hooters’ Released Parties”), and the members of the immediate families or households, whether or not related, of any of the above. “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes of this promotion, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grandchildren (including step grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside.

How to Enter – Two Ways:  Create an original photo demonstrating that you are a Hooters Race Fan with the Hooters Chase Elliot Standee available at participating Hooters Restaurant locations as follows:

  • Snap a photo including the Hooters Chase Elliott standee available at participating Hooters locations, along with any optional image of your favorite Hooters drink (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) and/or your Hooters Girl server.  Hooters Chase Elliott standee shall only be available at participating Hooters location.  Sponsor not responsible for any unavailable, missing, lost, stolen or damaged Chase Elliott standee at any location.  
    • Note:  Any photo including multiple guests and/or inclusion of any Hooters Girl servers should demonstrate proper Social Distancing guidelines and/or masks as required by your location.
    • Note:  no purchase required.  Your photo must include the Hooters Chase Elliott standee and may include any non-alcoholic or alcoholic drink image (i.e. including water).
    • Note:  residents of MI and OH are not required to visit a Hooters location to enter, participate or win, and may submit any photo demonstrating they are a Hooters Race fan including any image of Chase Elliott and any Hooters logo, image, artwork, merchandise, or to go delivery container or bag.

After creating your photo, post your photo in either of two ways including a comment/tweet about why you are a Hooters Race fan (your “Photo Entry”) to enter the Contest during the Registration and Photo Submission Period:

  • Instagram Photo Post:  Access the Instagram application on your compatible mobile device.  During the Registration and Photo Submission period, post your photo through your own public Instagram account including any optional description of why you are a Hooters Race fan in the comments, and use the hashtags #HootersRacing #Contest.  NOTE:  To enter the contest in this method, you must be an active holder of a non-private Instagram account (holders of private accounts may not enter using this method).  If you do not have the Instagram application, you may download it through the application store on your mobile device. The Instagram application is free, and Instagram’s Terms of Use apply. For details, visit Submitted photos will appear on Instagram under the hashtags #HootersRacing #Contest.  If you enter using a mobile device on a wireless service provider’s network (as opposed to a Wi-Fi network), your carrier’s text and data rates will apply. You should consult your wireless service provider’s pricing plan for details. You agree to incur any and all charges demanded by your wireless carrier. All Instagram Photo Submission entries must be posted 11:59p ET on 9/5/2022 to be eligible.  
  • Twitter Photo Post:  Submit your photo via your own Twitter account including any optional description of why you are a Hooters Race fan in the tweet, from your mobile device or your computer, and use the hashtags #HootersRacing #Contest. If you wish to enter via Twitter and do not have a Twitter account, you may create one by visiting Twitter accounts are free, and Twitter’s Terms of Use apply. For details, visit You must be an active holder of a nonprivate Twitter account to be eligible to enter this Contest via Twitter (i.e., you must make sure your tweets are set to “public” and not “private”).  Submitted photos will appear on Twitter under the hashtags #HootersRacing #Contest.  If you enter using a mobile device on a wireless service provider’s network (as opposed to a Wi-Fi network), your carrier’s text and data rates will apply. You should consult your wireless service provider’s pricing plan for details. You agree to incur any and all charges demanded by your wireless carrier. All Twitter Photo Submission entries must be posted 11:59p ET on 9/5/2022 to be eligible.  

All Photo submission and entries must be submitted by 11:59:59p ET on 9/5/2022 to be eligible.  Maximum of one entry per person per day, regardless of method of entry.  Each entry requires a unique photo that has not previously been entered in the Contest.  Each participant must submit an entry on his/her own behalf.  Any entry submitted on behalf of another individual or using another person’s name, Instagram or Twitter account or photo, or providing any false email addresses or information, will be disqualified and ineligible to claim any prize.  Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed by using same, multiple/different emails, identities, or any other methods void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified. No mechanically produced or automated entries permitted.  Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all such entries will be deemed void.  False and/or deceptive entries or acts, including misrepresentation of age, shall render such entries ineligible.

All Photo Entries in the Contest become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  Each Entrant agrees that their submitted Photo Entry may be viewed by the public.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify and remove any Photo Entry at any time that is not in compliance with these Official Rules.  All Photo Entries must conform to the photo submission requirements as outlined above and below, or it may be disqualified and not considered for the Contest.  

Any other individuals (if any) included in a Photo Entry, must provide Entrant with express consent and permission for their images to be included and submitted in the Contest, and such Entrant is solely responsible for obtaining all authorizations or approvals.  The individual who submitted the Photo Entry shall be designated as the official Entrant participating in the Contest, regardless of any other individuals included in the Photo Entry, and shall be the only individual eligible for any resulting prize award (see below).  Any Photo Entry completed and submitted on behalf of another individual or using another person’s name, Instagram or Twitter account, or use of any unauthorized photo submissions will be disqualified.  

All entries must include all required information.  Any entry or photo submission with incorrect, incomplete or illegible information, or other inaccurate information will be disqualified.  Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or damaged entries, or for entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these Official Rules, or for any entry not submitted or received due to any technical error or failure, human error, unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate capture or mis-entry of any required information, failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions, or defects of any phone or cellular phone provider, network computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, or software, including any injury or damage to contestant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Contest; or the failure to capture any such information or effects of hackers or failure of any electronic equipment, computer, phone line or cellular transmissions and/or network connections; all of which will be disqualified.   

In the event of a dispute as to any entry, registration or photo entry submission, the authorized account holder of the Instagram or Twitter account used to register or submit the photo, and associated with the entry will be deemed to be the registrant and s/he must be eligible according to these Official Rules. The “authorized account holder” is the Instagram or Twitter account holder of the account name used to post the photo.  Proof of being the authorized account holder may be required.

By participating and submitting an entry, contestant agrees that Sponsor and participating parties are authorized to contact entrant via email, mail, phone, Instagram or Twitter message or any other form of media to make contestant aware of information pertinent to the Contest, and to distribute information regarding the Sponsor(s) featured products, special events or promotional offers.  Contestants may opt-out of any further email communication at any time by simply replying REMOVE to any email message, or following the provided opt-out instructions.  Any available opt-in opportunities are not required to enter the Contest, and checking the opt-in boxes will not improve your chances of winning.  

By registering and submitting an entry and photo, you affirm that you have read and accepted these Official Rules.  The laws of the United States apply to and govern this Contest and any claims must be raised and resolved in the United States.  Any information collected by registering and entering the Contest shall be used only in a manner consistent with these Official Rules and with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. By entering the Contest, each contestant agrees that s/he may be contacted, recorded and/or broadcasted by Sponsor, and that his/her photo submission may be used, promoted, released, broadcasted or published by Sponsor in any manner related to the promotion or advertising of the Contest.  

Collection and use of information collected in connection with the Contest will be in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy as posted at  

General Photo Submission Requirements:

  • Each Photo must be submitted in a file format accepted by the Instagram or Twitter;
  • Each Photo must be the Entrant’s own original creation, that has not been previously submitted in any contest, contest, or competition;
  • Any Photo that is not properly submitted or received for any reason, including any technical difficulties; upload failures; failures to save or properly store the Photo; busy signals, efforts of hackers; or any lost or disconnected internet connections, will be disqualified.  

Additional Photo Submission Requirements:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Photo submission for any reason that it considers to not be appropriate for the Contest.  Photo restrictions include, but are not limited to, the following requirements:  

  • not be, or ever have been, submitted in any competition, contest or contest of any kind;
  • not use any name, likeness, photograph, or any other identifying element, in whole or in part, of any person, living or dead, without permission;
  • not be subject to any third-party agreement or require payment or incurrence of any sums to obtain further permissions of any person or entity as a result of its use or exploitation of the idea or rights therein or portions, or modified versions or derivative works thereof;
  • except as relates to the Sponsor’s brand or approved partners, not include trademarks, logos, or copyrighted material not owned by entrant or material that is used without permission (including but not limited to company names, photographs, works of art, or images published on any media) or that otherwise infringes or violates the rights of any third party (including but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, logos, contract and licensing rights, rights of publicity or privacy, moral rights (i.e., “droit morale”), or any other intellectual property rights);
  • not feature, refer to, or mention any companies or brands in competition with Sponsor;
  • not include any unauthorized photos or plagiarism of any kind; 
  • not be considered harmful to minors in any way;
  • not contain nudity, inappropriate, indecent, sexually explicit, pornographic, or obscene content or images (which shall be determined by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion);
  • not contain any political or politically themed or motivated messages, statements, or images;
  • not defame, slander, libel, misrepresent, or contain disparaging remarks or any other content that could adversely affect the name, reputation, or goodwill of Sponsor or any other individuals and/or entities affiliated or associated with Sponsor, the Contest, or any prizes, the determination of which shall remain in the sole discretion of Sponsor; 
  • not depict or include images that may be considered unlawful, harmful, threatening, violent, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, religiously, ethnically or otherwise objectionable in any manner as solely determined by Sponsor;
  • not communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which Sponsor wishes to associate;
  • not contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, e-mail addresses or street address;
  • to the extent submitted through Instagram, adhere to the Instagram terms of use as set forth on the Instagram website at: the extent submitted through Twitter, adhere to the Twitter terms of use as set forth on the Twitter website at:; and
  • if any Photo entry appears to duplicate any other Photo entries or if multiples of the same Photo are submitted, only one Photo will be considered and all others will not be eligible or accepted. 

Representation and Release of Rights to Photo Submissions:  By submitting any Photo, each entrant represents that s/he has sole and exclusive ownership and proprietary rights of all Photo images submitted; has full permission of all parties featured within the Photo to publish and release their images and actions shown within the Photo; and agrees that each Photo becomes the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor, and Sponsor may publish, display, promote, or utilize Photo in any manner of its choosing in relation to the promotion or advertising of the Contest or Sponsor.  Online entry into the Contest and/or entry of any Photo, constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use that entrant’s Photo, name, city and state of residence and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide in perpetuity without limitation or further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.  Photo submissions will not be acknowledged or returned by Sponsor.

Sponsor reserves the right to request from any entrant at any time proof, in a form acceptable to Sponsor, of any permission required or possibly required to use such entrant’s Photo entry.  Failure to provide such proof, if requested, may disqualify such Photo entry from the Contest.  

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and all of his or her entries) who tampers or attempts to tamper with or abuse the entry process or the Contest website in any way or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor or the Contest judges appointed by Sponsor in their sole discretion.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the authorized account holder shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY CONTEST WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Judging of Photo Submissions – Determination of Prize Winners:  On or about 9/8/2022, a panel of judges as solely determined and appointed by Sponsor/Contest Administrator shall review, select and designate a maximum of one (1) grand prize winning entry, one (1) second prize winning entry and one (1) third prize winning entry (see prize descriptions below) from among all eligible photo submissions received (see judging criteria below).  

  • Note:  If eligible entries are less than the scheduled number of prizes available, then the difference between the entries and scheduled number of prizes available shall not be awarded.  There is a maximum of one (1) prize award per person or household during the entire Contest Period.  Once awarded a prize, no individual or member of their household shall be eligible to be awarded any subsequent prize award.

Each eligible entrant who submitted a selected entry shall be designated as a potential winner, subject to verification of eligibility, and compliance with these Official Rules.  Only the contestants whose photo submissions are selected by the judges shall be eligible to claim the associated prize award. If an insufficient number of eligible entries are received, then the associated prize shall not be awarded.

Photo submissions shall be judged by a Sponsor/Administrator-appointed panel of judges pursuant to the following guidelines, requirements and criteria in the determination of the winning photo submission(s):  

  • Photo that is deemed to depict the best representation of being a Hooters Race fan including the Hooters Chase Elliott Standee (except for MI and OH residents) (33.34% of score);
  • Photo that demonstrates creativity, fun, originality, humor and/or other Race Fan inspiration (33.33% of score); 
  • Photo that best represents the Sponsor’s brand image and/or Sponsor’s servers (Hooters Girls) in a positive manner (33.33% of score);

Winner Notification:  Each potential prize winner will be notified initially via post to the entrant’s Instagram or Twitter account.  If the Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with a potential prize winner by phone and/or email within 48-hours of the initial notification attempt to the Instagram or Twitter account associated with that contestant’s entry, then that contestant may be disqualified and an alternate potential prize winner may be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting).  Note: phone messages will not be left during the winner notification process.

During prize winner notification, the selected potential prize winner must confirm their eligibility, and indicate their willingness and ability to accept the designated prize.  The potential prize winner will then receive official notification via email delivery.  If a selected winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, is unable or unwilling to accept the prize or elects to decline the prize, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner will be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above.  Any disqualified contestant will not receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation.  Decisions of the Administrator in the selection and determination of the prize winners and all matters relating to this Contest are final and binding.  

All of the following will apply to each prize winner: 1) Winner will be required to complete and return, within 3-days of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form, including an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (publicity release where permitted), and a W-9 form (for grand prize winner);  2) Winner may be required to present a copy of a valid social security card and a valid driver’s license or government issued photo ID as a condition of participating or receiving any prize;  and 3) Winner is responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on all prizes awarded, and grand prize winner shall be issued a 1099 form reflecting the value of the prize award.  

Grand Prize Award (Maximum 1 winner):  The grand prize winner shall receive the following grand prize award:  a trip for two (2) (winner and one guest age 18 or older) to the Las Vegas, NV for the 2022 professional stock car race scheduled for 10/16/2022, with an ARV of $2,500, including:

  • Round trip coach class airfare for two (winner and one guest) from the nearest major airport to the winner’s home as designated by Sponsor to Las Vegas, NV (LAS).  Actual departure date, times and airline based upon availability and will be solely determined by Sponsor;
  • If winner resides within 250 miles of Las Vegas, NV, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a $500 travel stipend in lieu of airfare.
  • Two (2)-nights standard hotel accommodations, double occupancy at a standard hotel as solely designated by Sponsor in the Las Vegas, NV metro area;
  • Arrival and departure dates as solely specified by Sponsor, based upon availability;
  • One $500 gift card from the Sponsor designated gift card provider, subject to the terms and conditions of issuing gift card provider policy;

All ground transportation, airport/hotel transfers, parking, meals, gratuities, checked baggage fees, airline seat assignment fees, hotel resort fees, travel or departure taxes, incidental expenses, applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) and any other expenses not specified herein as being included in the prize award are the sole responsibility of winner.  

Winner and guest shall be subject to any qualifying conditions prior to and during travel including any local government regulations in the departure or destination location, airline and/or hotel requirements, or any regulation related to COVID-19 testing requirements, vaccination status or policy.  Any testing requirements, vaccination and/or any related quarantine requirements and expenses are the sole responsibility of, and at the sole expense of winner and guest.  

Travel dates are based upon availability.  Sponsor is not responsible for any travel delays, flight delays or cancellations or travel difficulty related to prize award, redemption or use.  If travel delays or difficulty prevent arrival in time for any and all elements of such prize award, Sponsor is not responsible for awarding any compensation in lieu thereof.  Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged or stolen luggage.  

The winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary.  Any changes to completed travel arrangements, once booked, are the sole responsibility of the winner, and are solely at the winner’s expense.  Actual value of the trip will depend on point of departure, and any airfare fluctuations.  If actual value of prize is lower than the stated ARV of the prize award when it is procured and fulfilled, then the difference will NOT be awarded to the winner.  The winner and travel companion are solely responsible for all costs incurred to and from the nearest major airport to the winner’s home as designated by Sponsor as the prize originates and terminates at such departure point unless otherwise agreed to by Sponsor in writing.  

Grand prize winner and guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her state of residence (and at least 18) and will be required to execute and return a liability/publicity release prior to prize award.  It is recommended that winner and travel companion obtain sufficient personal insurance prior to departure.  Winner and travel companion hereby release Sponsor from any duty to provide, check, or verify any and all necessary ID’s, passports, visas and tourist cards, birth certificates, vaccination certificates, and any other travel requirements (“Personal Documents”).  Sponsor shall not have any responsibility for the replacement of lost or stolen Personal Documents or tickets, coupons, vouchers, receipts or other documents pertaining to the prize (“Travel Documents”) once the Travel Documents have been provided to winner and travel companion.  

Sponsor will not be responsible for any travel delay, rescheduling, postponement or cancellation for any reason including but not limited to weather, pandemic, an Act of God, Force Majeure, government regulation or restriction, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance, work stoppage, or any other reason.  No substitute prize award or compensation shall be provided by Sponsor in the event of any travel delay, rescheduling, postponement, or cancellation for any reason, and winner shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the airline ticket and hotel policy, and shall solely look to the airline ticket and hotel provider.

Winners and guest agree to comply with all applicable airline and hotel provider rules, requirements and regulations in connection with the prize award, redemption and use. Sponsor and travel provider reserve the right to remove or deny entry to any winner and/or his/her guest who do not comply with any rule, requirement, instruction, policy, or who engage in a disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person.  Winner and guests shall be solely responsible for their behavior while traveling, must follow the instructions and direction from any travel provider or associated staff or security.  If winner or any guest violates the standards of the travel provider, behaves in an inappropriate, irresponsible or offensive manner, or is deemed by staff or security to have violated any rule, regulation or policy of the travel provider, or to be a security threat in any manner, the winner and guest shall be ejected or denied travel arrangements, and shall immediately forfeit the remaining prize award.

In the event travel arrangements are unable to be booked due to a Force Majeure Event, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change travel dates or to award the winner an alternate prize award of approximate equal value, in lieu of the trip and such alternate prize shall be the full and final Grand Prize award.

Second Prize Award (Maximum 1 winner):  The first prize winner shall receive Hooters Race Gear merchandise.  Designated merchandise item(s) shall be as solely determined and designated by Sponsor, based upon availability.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any Hooters merchandise item(s) of approximate equal or greater value, based upon availability.  ARV of first prize award:  $500.

Third Prize Award (Maximum 1 winner):  The second prize winner shall receive one (1) $200 Hooters Gift Card, subject to the terms and conditions of Hooters gift card policy.  ARV of second prize award:  $200.

General Prize Conditions:  No alcoholic beverage is part of any prize award.  All other costs and expenses related to prize acceptance, delivery, redemption or use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of winner.  All income, federal, state and local taxes are the winner’s sole responsibility.  All prize awards are non-transferable and no cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.  Failure to collect or properly claim prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.  If forfeited for any reason, participant will not receive any other prize substitution or compensationand the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.  All properly claimed prizes will be awarded.  Any unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.  

Additional Rules & Restrictions:  By participating, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which shall be final in all matters relating to this Contest.  In the event an entrant wins a prize, and is later found to be in violation of these rules he/she will be required to forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after winner has used the prize. Participation in Contest constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use entrants’ names, cities and states of residence and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide on perpetuity without limitation or further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.  False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible for any prize. 

By participating, entrants agree to hold all Released Parties harmless from any claims, losses, actions, or damages of any kind, whether actual, incidental or consequential, for injury (including but not limited to death), damages, losses or expenses arising out of or relating to entrant’s participation in this Contest, or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation in prize-related activities (including but not limited to travel or activity related thereto), and to assume all liability therefor.  

Released Parties shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, any actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment failure, terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, or any other cause beyond Released Parties’ sole control.  

Participants are restricted to use of ordinary and typical computer equipment, mobile phone equipment, Internet access and cellular networks. Sponsor disclaims all liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue an entry due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond the Sponsor’s control, or otherwise. The Sponsor disclaims any liability for entries not received due to technical difficulties or transmission errors. The Sponsor disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method.  Released Parties are not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online entrant's ability to participate in the Contest, and any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile phone related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Contest.  Released Parties are not responsible for any other errors of any kind, whether computer, technical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitations, errors which may occur in connection with the printing or advertising of this Contest, administration or execution of the Contest, the cancellation of the game, the processing of entries or in the announcement of the prizes or prize winners.  Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest.

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, reschedule or terminate the Contest for any reason including, but not limited to acts of God, pandemics, force majeure, government regulatory action or ruling,  fraud, misconduct, or if any technical failures destroy or threaten the integrity of the Contest, in the opinion of the Sponsor/Administrator, or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper conduct of the Contest as determined by Sponsor/Administrator, in their sole discretion. In the event of early termination of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to determine prize winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time/date of such termination. 

In addition, by submitting any Photo Entry, each Entrant transfers any and all of his/her right, title and interest in and to such Photo Entry, including but not limited to any and all copyrights, trademark rights, "moral rights" and any and all other proprietary rights that may exist, throughout the world, to Sponsor and expressly waives any rights s/he may have in such submission and/or Photo Entry.  Each Entrant agrees Sponsor is the exclusive owner of all rights in and to such Photo Entry and/or submission, and will have the worldwide, perpetual right to copy, display, reproduce, exhibit, edit, modify, assign, license, register for copyright or trademark, distribute, sell or otherwise use and exploit the photo submission and all elements and/or derivative works thereof, in whole or in part, alone or with other materials, in any media now known or hereafter created or devised, for any reason whatsoeverwithout compensation to Entrant.

IN CASE OF DISPUTES:  Unless otherwise prohibited by law, as a condition to participating in the Contest the prize awarded by this Contest, each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and will be determined by final and binding individual dispute resolution under the applicable rules of the American Arbitration Association; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, and in no event will entrant be entitled to received attorneys' fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Georgia or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Georgia.

Odds:  Odds of being selected as a prize winner are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received from all entry methods combined, skill of each entrant in creating the photo and decisions of judges.  

Official Rules & Winners List:  For a copy of these Official Rules, or name of prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 10/15/2022 to: Hooters Chase Elliott Photo Contest, c/o Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095.  PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winners list.  VT residents may omit return postage from rules requests only. 

Sponsor:  Hooters of America, LLC, 1815 The Exchange, Atlanta, GA 30339.  

Contest Administrator:  Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095.

NOTE:  This Contest is not affiliated with or sponsored, sanctioned, or endorsed by or in any way in association with Instagram or Twitter.  Instagram and Twitter have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with this Contest or any prize(s) awarded in connection therewith. Any questions, comments, or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Sponsor, and not to Instagram or Twitter. You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Instagram or Twitter.