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Homecoming 2013 Photo Contest
Official Rules and Regulations


Binghamton University is celebrating Homecoming 2013 with a photo contest on Instagram.

The contest will run from Friday, October 4 to Sunday, October 13.

Three winners will receive selected Binghamton University merchandise, and one grand prize winner will receive a Binghamton gift basket. Prizes are courtesy of the Binghamton University Bookstore.

The contest is open to any Instagram user following Binghamton University's official Instagram account (@Binghamtonu), including all prospective, current and former students, faculty, staff and alumni.

Contest entries will be accepted each day from Friday, October 4 to Sunday, October 13. All entries must be posted AND submitted by Sunday, October 13 at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

Submitting Your Entry
1. Follow Binghamton University on Instagram at
2. Take any photo that shows your Binghamton spirit
3. Share your photo on Instagram. You must use tag Binghamton (@Binghamtonu) on your entry to be eligible to win.

Winner Notification
Binghamton University will announce the three contest winners on Wednesday, October 16 by reposting the winning photos to the Binghamton Instagram account. The grand prize winner will be announced on Friday, October 18 on Instagram. The winners will be notified via Instagram. The winners must respond to the Binghamton University Facebook page by the following day to avoid forfeiture their prizes.

In addition to being featured on the University's Instagram account, selected photos, including all winning images, may be featured on Binghamton University websites and other social media platforms.

Judging Criteria
Judges reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify and submissions that are inappropriate for any reason, including without limitation, for depicting or mentioning sex, nudity, violence, drugs, alcohol and/or inappropriate language. All submissions will be judged by a panel with the required knowledge and experience to apply the judging criteria. All submissions will be judged based on the following equally-weighted judging criteria: (a) originality, (b) creativity and (c) relevance to contest theme. By entering the contest, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the contest.

Please direct contest questions to the Binghamton University Facebook page.





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Last Updated: 10/3/13