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Heavenly Angels Model Search Official Rules



Official Rules




Heavenly Angels Model Search Presented By Maxim Contest is sponsored by The Vail Corporation, 390 Interlocken Crescent, Suite 1000, Broomfield, CO  80026 ('Sponsor') and administered by Alpha Media Group Inc. (“Administrator”). The geographic scope of this promotion is the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited by law. By entering, entrants agree to these Official Rules. Limit one (1) prize per person.


Contest begins on December 3, 2012 and ends on February 15, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST (“Promotion Period”). Final entry deadline is January 3, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device of this Contest.


Each photograph submitted, in whole or in part, may be edited, modified, adapted, copyrighted, published, reproduced, and used by Sponsor and Administrator for any purpose and in any media whatsoever, without further compensation or review and will not be returned.




All entrants must be twenty-one (21) years old, legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia at the time of entry and have Internet access.


Employees and contractors of Sponsor or Administrator (collectively “Contest Entities”), or individuals engaged in the development of, the production or distribution of materials for, or the implementation of this Contest and the immediate families (defined as spouse, parents, siblings or children) or household members (whether or not related) of the employees of any of these, are not eligible.




One (1) Contest winner will receive one (1) Maxim photo shoot at a Stateline, Nevada or South Lake Tahoe, California lodging property.  The Contest winner will be awarded a 4-day, 3-night trip to a Stateline, Nevada or South Lake Tahoe, California lodging property which consists of round-trip coach airfare from a major airport nearest to the winner’s residence to the Reno/Tahoe International airport (airline to be selected within the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor and Administrator), Airport transfer, 3 nights’ accommodation at a Stateline, Nevada or South Lake Tahoe, California lodging property (lodging to be determined within the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor and Administrator), one 3-day lift ticket valid at Heavenly Mountain Resort and $100 per diem for food and beverage for four days (Approximate retail value: $2,000.00, depending on city of origin and time of trip).  Alcohol beverages are not part of the prize.  Retail value may vary depending upon point of departure.  If winner cannot travel on the dates decided by Sponsor and Administrator, prize will automatically be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor and Administrator.  Neither Sponsor nor Administrator shall be responsible or liable for the Grand Prize winner’s inability or failure to utilize the prize on the specific dates offered, or if any part of the trip’s itinerary is unable to take place as planned, for any reason, beyond the control of the Sponsor or Administrator, including but not limited to service provider cancellation, scheduling conflicts, political conflicts or war or an event of force majeure.  Such an event may also make delivering remaining components of the prize impossible, and Winner acknowledges that no trip insurance has been acquired on her behalf to cover such event, and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s obligation to the Winner will be nonetheless deemed fulfilled, with no other additional compensation to be provided.  Prize may not be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash, except at Sponsor’s and Administrator’s sole discretion.  All other costs, fees and expenses not specified above, including, but not limited to additional meals, additional beverages, mini-bar, souvenirs, gratuities, insurance, personal services, automobile, incidentals, etc., are the sole responsibility of the Winner.  All trip reservations and accommodations will be as designated by Sponsor and Administrator and are subject to black-out dates and availability.  Each Winner must possess required valid U.S. photo identification necessary for travel prior to ticketing, or the prize will be forfeited in its entirety, and no substitution or cash equivalent will be offered.  Prizes may not be combined with any other offer.  Winner will be responsible for all applicable taxes, fees, and/or any other expenses associated with acceptance and/or taking delivery of the prizes.  Prizes are not redeemable for cash, and no substitution, assignment or transfer of any prize will be permitted, except that Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute any prize with either the cash value of the prize that would have been awarded, or a prize of equal or greater value.  Odds of winning are determined by and depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.  A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.   Details of editorial coverage to be determined solely by Administrator.




All details of all prizes shall be at Sponsor’s and Admistrator’s sole discretion. Winner assumes sole responsibility for all costs associated with the prizes not explicitly outlined above. All federal, state and local taxes (if any) are the sole responsibility of the Winner.



There will be 3 phases to this Contest.  There will be an Entry Period, a Voting Period and a Grand Prize Winner Choice.


Entries will be accepted beginning December 3, 2012 and ending on January 3, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST (“Entry Period”). To enter, visit (the “Site”) and follow instructions to create an entry. Once you have completed your entry, follow the instructions to submit the entry using the site.


Entries will not be accepted via regular mail or any other method. Entries must be received by Administrator no later than January 3, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. EST. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt by Administrator. Contest Entities are not responsible for Entries that are lost, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, not legible, if they contain errors or if for any reason they are not received by Administrator prior to the stated deadline, and all such Entries are void.


You may enter the Contest under one name only. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a winner based on email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person 18 years of age or older who is assigned to an email address.


Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed, script, macro, or any other automated means or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, contest-entry services) are prohibited and will void all entries submitted by that entrant.


Entrants who fail to provide any of the information required on the website will not be eligible to win and will not be notified by Administrator. Entrants assume all risk of lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, or illegible entries.


The information that you provide in connection with the Contest may be used by Sponsor and Administrator in accordance with their Privacy Policies, which are found at  and and which may be updated from time to time.




Photos must meet the photo format guidelines in order to be uploaded. File formats accepted include: .jpg, .gif, .tiff. The maximum dimensions of the photo are 2000x2000 pixels. Maximum total file size is 1.5MB per photo.


Photographs exhibiting Entrant's nipples or genitals will be rejected.  The determination of whether any image exhibits Entrant's nipples or genitals is in the sole discretion of Administrator.


No watermarks, signatures, or copyright notices may be added to any Photos. Photos containing nudity will not be eligible.


Photos must be original to entrant (not copied, adapted, or reproduced from any other source and not a collaboration with any other person).


Any photo that is determined by Administrator in its sole discretion at any time during the Contest to violate the Submission Requirements or the Official Rules, or to otherwise be in unsuitable, offensive or poor taste, may be rejected and the accompanying Entry disqualified.




By submitting photography, each Entrant warrants that (a) the entire Entry and all Photos therein are original to and were created solely by the Entrant and have not been copied, in whole or in part, from a copyrighted or proprietary work belonging to someone else, (b) the Entry and all Photos therein do not violate any copyright laws, and does not plagiarize, libel, defame, disparage, slander or otherwise infringe on or violate the rights of any third parties, (c) that she is legally entitled to submit the Entry in the Contest; (d) the distribution, reproduction, display and any other uses of the Entry and all Photos therein by Contest Entities as permitted herein will not infringe any third party rights, including those of any person who is depicted in, or whose property is depicted in, the Entry, or the person who took the photo if other than the Entrant, and (e) the Entry and Photos therein comply with the provisions of the Terms and Conditions of the Contest website at .


Each photograph submitted, in whole or in part, may be edited, modified, adapted, copyrighted, published, reproduced, and used by Contest Entities for any purpose and in any media whatsoever, without further compensation or review and will not be returned.


Each Entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless the Contest Entities, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and affiliated organizations, from and against any and all claims, demands, damages, costs, liabilities and causes of action of whatsoever nature that are based upon or arise out of any breach by the Entrant of these Official Rules or the warranties and representations made in this Section.




An independent panel of judges, consisting of creative professionals employed by the Contest Entities (“Contest Judges”) will choose the top ten (10) entrants to move on to the Voting Period (the “Finalists”). Decisions will be based on beauty and attributes of personality. All decisions by the Contest Judges will be final.


Each Finalist will be available for public viewing on the Site from January 21, 2013 through February 15, 2013 (the “Voting Period”). Visitors will have the ability to cast one (1) vote per day for each Finalist (“Vote”).  Limit: 1 Vote per IP address per Finalist per day. Votes generated by script, macro or other automated means or with the intent to impair the integrity of the voting process will be void.  At the conclusion of the Voting Period, the Finalists will then be judged by the Contest Judges in the manner described below.




All Entries that are timely and properly submitted during the Entry Period will be judged by the Contest Judges. The submission of your Entry to the Contest Judges does not constitute an acknowledgement or determination by Administrator that your Entry satisfies these Official Rules, including the Submission Requirements, or that you are otherwise eligible. However, Administrator reserves the right, at any point during this Contest, to refuse to submit to the Contest Judges, or to withdraw from the Contest Judges' consideration, any Entries that Administrator determines, at any time and in its sole discretion, do not satisfy all requirements of these Official Rules.


Contest Judges will determine the Contest winner (the “Winner”) at their own discretion. TOTAL NUMBER OF VOTES DOES NOT DETERMINE WINNING ENTRY.


On or about February 18, 2013, or within a reasonable time thereafter, Contest Entities will announce the Winner.




Administrator will contact the potential Winner in accordance with the information supplied to Administrator on the Winner’s Entry Forms. Winner will be asked to provide Administrator with valid identification and execute an affidavit of eligibility and, where legal, a publicity release, and return these documents within seven (7) days of notification. Acceptable identification includes a valid driver’s license or other valid picture ID showing name and address. Faxes will not be accepted. The Winner may also be required to sign other legal documents, including tax forms and a release supplied by Administrator which, among other disclaimers, releases the Contest Entities and a range of subsidiaries, directors, agents, agencies, affiliates, franchisees, promoters, officers, directors, employees and related persons from any and all liability related to this Contest and the receipt and use of the prize. Upon verification of eligibility, the name of Winner may be posted on Administrator’s, Sponsor’s and the Contest Entities’ websites, including but not limited to the following sites:,,, ,,,


In the event that any potential winner (a) fails to satisfy any eligibility or verification requirement herein, (b) declines to accept the prize, (c) or is otherwise determined to be ineligible, Administrator may in its discretion disqualify that individual and an alternate winner will be chosen from the remaining entries as soon as reasonably practicable after initial winner is determined to be ineligible. Alternate Winner is subject to all eligibility requirements and restrictions of these Official Rules.




By accepting a prize, where permitted by law, winner grants to Sponsor and Administrator (and agrees to confirm that grant in writing), and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor and Administrator, the right to print, publish, broadcast, and use for the purposes of this or similar contest only, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed—including, but not limited to, the World Wide Web—at any time(s), their name, picture, likeness, and information, as news or information and for art, trade, and/or promotional purposes without additional compensation or review. Any individuals depicted in the potentially winning Entry and the photos therein must also sign and return a Release of Liability/Publicity within the seven-day period specified by Administrator. Each winner also grants Sponsor and Administrator the rights to use photos from the winning Entry for promotion of this contest or similar.




Entrants agree that Contest Entities and a range of subsidiaries, directors, agents, agencies, affiliates, franchisees, promoters, officers, directors, employees and related persons (a) are not responsible for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to lost, disconnected, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections, late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail, or for any failed telephone or computer hardware or software, or for any failed, delayed, misdirected, corrupted, or garbled transmissions or errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical, or electronic, or for entries that for any reason are not received by Administrator by the deadlines stated above; (b) are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or in the printing of this offer, administration of this contest, or in the announcement of the prizes; (c) are not responsible for any injury or damage to any computer, modem or other electrical device as a result of participation in this contest or downloading of any software or materials; (d) are not responsible for unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Submission process or the Contest; (e) are not responsible for any printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest, the uploading, the processing or judging of Submissions, the announcement of the prizes or in any Contest-related materials; (f) are not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any Submission; (g) are not responsible for the inability to select Winner because of postal failure, equipment failure, or data storage failure; and (h) are released from any and all alleged, existing, or future actions; claims; and/or liabilities of whatever nature including, but not limited to, personal injury, bodily injury (including, without limitation, wrongful death and disability), property damage, and expense (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) and loss or damage of any other kind, arising in whole or in part directly or indirectly, from their participation in the Contest (in whole or in part); use (including modification, adaptation, and reproduction) of Entry materials during or after the Contest; and the delivery, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss, or misdirection of any prize.




All federal, state and local laws apply. Administrator shall be entitled to interpret these rules as needed — including but not limited to rules regarding entries, selection of Winner, deadlines, restrictions on prizes, and eligibility — and all of its decisions are final. By entering, entrants agree to these Official Rules.


Administrator reserves the right to cancel, terminate or suspend this Contest or any part of this Contest should any non-authorized intervention, network failure, information storage failure, telecommunications failure, malfunction, or other causes beyond its control, corrupt or impair the security, administration, fairness and/or operation of this Contest as determined by Administrator in its sole discretion, at which time, Administrator will determine the Winner from among all non-suspect eligible entries received at the time of the Contest termination using the same selection method and criteria set forth above.


Administrator reserves the right to prohibit any entrant from participating in the Contest if, at its sole discretion, Administrator finds such entrant to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest, or if such entrant repeatedly shows a disregard for, or attempts to circumvent, these Rules, or acts: (a) in a manner Administrator determines to be not fair or equitable; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or any of Contest Entities; or (c) in any other disruptive manner. Any person attempting to defraud or tamper with this Contest in any way will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Any failure by the Administrator to enforce any of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such Rules.


Administrator reserves the right to correct typographical or clerical errors in any contest-related materials. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Administrator reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by selecting the Winner from all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims in accordance with the previously announced selection criteria.


The information you provide will only be used for administration of the Contest.




By entering the Contest, entrants agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased 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 the entrants and Contest Entities in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Colorado, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Colorado. Any legal proceedings arising out of this Contest or relating to these rules shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts located in the State of Colorado and the parties consent to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to these rules. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.




For a list of winners, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Heavenly Angels Model Search Presented By Maxim Contest c/o Alpha Media Group Inc., 415 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10017.  All requests for the winner’s list must be received by January 3, 2012. Residents of VT may omit return postage.



Sponsored by: The Vail Corporation