International Medical Group® (IMG®) has partnered with mission and social good organizations from all over the globe for more than 25 years. Now we want to help you Leave Your Mark with a chance to win one of two $5,000 prizes to fund your global outreach efforts! Here’s what you need to know to participate.
How to Participate
Follow these simple steps to enter IMG’s Leave Your Mark contest.
- Write a 500-word essay that answers the question: How is your organization working to overcome the current obstacles impacting the world? If your organization were to win, how would $5,000 support your continued global outreach efforts?
- Fill out the Leave Your Mark entry form and submit. You may also submit your entry by emailing email@example.com with the same information requested in the form.
Rules and Eligibility
- The contest is open to participants worldwide; however, you must be at least 18 years of age to enter and not subject to 18 U.S.C. § 1033.
- Essays must be submitted by the organization’s group administrator.
- Essays should be approximately 500 words in length.
- Essays should be an original work of authorship.
- Essays must not include intellectual property owned by other parties, or offensive, indecent, or objectionable material.
- The deadline to submit your essay is Monday, August 31, 2020, at 12 p.m. Eastern Time.
- The winning essays become works made for hire of International Medical Group.
- Two winners will be selected and announced on Thursday, October 15, 2020, and will receive $5,000 to put towards their global outreach efforts!
Terms and Conditions
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Any purchase of the products or services offered by International Medical Group®, Inc. (IMG®), its affiliates, or subsidiaries (“Sponsor”) will not improve your chances of winning. Any person’s entry into or participation in International Medical Group’s Leave Your Mark Contest (the “Contest”) constitutes his/her agreement with all of the terms and conditions in the Official Rules, applicable laws, and acceptance of Sponsor’s decisions, which are in Sponsor’s discretion and final and binding. All Federal, State, Local, and Municipal laws and regulations apply to the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited by law.
PRIZE. There will be two (2) Five Thousand Dollar ($5,000) prizes (“Prize”) awarded; only one Prize awarded per person. The Prize is neither exchangeable, refundable, nor transferable. The winners are solely responsible for all taxes and consequences associated with receiving the Prize.
ELIGIBILITY. The Contest is open to adult participants worldwide; you must be at least 18 years of age to enter and not subject to 18 U.S.C. § 1033. Employees of IMG are not eligible to participate in the Contest. No groups, clubs, newsletters or organizations can participate in this Contest on behalf of the group, club or organization. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Contest or any website, or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be in violation of the rules; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
HOW TO ENTER, ENTRY PERIOD. The Contest entry period begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on June 30, 2020, and ends at 12 p.m. EST on August 31, 2020 (the “Entry Period”). Entries which are duplicates, submitted by the same person, or that are submitted before or after the Entry Period will be disqualified. If eligible, you may enter by completing all information accurately, truthfully, and correctly and submitting the online entry form during the Entry Period. Limit one entry per person during the Entry Period.
SELECTING THE WINNERS. The Sponsor will select three judges to review the entries to determine the winners of the Contest. The judges will score each submission on a scale of 1-100, allowing a maximum of 25 points for content (relevance of topic), passion (interest in helping others), human impact (social good for community) and completeness (level of detail). The essays with the top 2 scores will win the two prizes. Winners will be selected and announced on Tuesday, October 15, 2020. Winners will redeem their Prize as directed by the Sponsor. The Prize can only be redeemed once after the winners are chosen. Once the Prize offered is exhausted, the Prize will expire and will be designated as “Sold Out” and/or will be deleted from any public mediums and will no longer be available for redemption.
NOTIFICATION, DELIVERY, CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS TO RECEIVE PRIZE. All entrants are subject to verification at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Anti-fraud detection devices may be used for verification purposes. No Prize redemption will be valid if such Prize redemption is associated with any entry or participant deemed void for any reason, including without limitation, the following: (a) the entry or participant is not verified or recognized as being validly submitted by Third-Party Representative; (b) the entry or participant is determined to have been previously entered. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his or her e-mail or postal address during the Contest. Sponsor will attempt to contact the selected winners via email within three (3) business days of the selection of winners. Notification is deemed effective immediately upon successful sending of the email(s). If a selected individual is found to be ineligible, declines to accept the Prize, refuses to produce documentation verifying identity, or is unable to be contacted (including failing to return emails to Sponsor) within three (3) business days of Sponsor’s email or other communication to that person, then at Sponsor’s election such person may be deemed to have forfeited and/or declined any interest, right, entitlement, and/or claim to receive the Prize. The Prize will be sent within ten (10) business days of Sponsor’s notification of the winners.
PUBLICITY, GRANT OF RIGHTS, PERSONAL INFORMATION. Except where prohibited by law, all contestants, including but not limited to the winners, along with each contestant’s spouse(s), and immediate family consent to the use of the submitted essay, his/her name, city of residence, photograph, voice, likeness, image, email address, or any other aspect of his/her personality (“content”) for any advertising, publicity and/or any lawful use by Sponsor, its affiliates, and subsidiaries, throughout the world, in all media and means now known or hereafter discovered, in perpetuity, without any notice, approval, additional compensation or other obligation. Entrants also hereby grant Sponsor a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicense-able and transferable license in the content, which authorizes Sponsor to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare electronic messages, derivative works of, display, and otherwise use the content in connection with Sponsor’s services and its, its successors’ and affiliates’ business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the content (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. By entering the Contest and voluntarily providing personal information, each entrant grants permission to Sponsor to collect and use such information for marketing purposes and to administer the Contest. Each entrant grants Sponsor a license to share entrant’s personal information with Sponsor’s subsidiaries and affiliates for the purposes of offering products and services and/or administering the Contest.
GENERAL. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, add, subtract, suspend or cancel the Contest and/or these Official Rules, in whole or in part, without prior notice and with no obligation or liability, if for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, whether due to fraud, technical difficulties, tampering or other causes outside the anticipation or control of Sponsor. By entering this Contest, entrants agree to release and to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sponsor, its affiliates, and subsidiaries and their owners, shareholders, members, officers, employees, agents, contractors, and representatives from any and all liability, claim, action, loss, damage or injury arising from entry and/or participation in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify and seek damages from any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or operation of the Contest, to be acting in violation of the terms of these Official Rules, violating applicable laws, or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third-party, or like entry methods are void and disqualify the attempt to enter the Contest.
Sponsor is not liable for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the following occurrences which may affect the operation of the Contest: hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity or other online communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled, jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any email transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted email messaging transmissions; inaccessibility of any website in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or any website; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Contest, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms; or destruction of any aspect of the Contest, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of information used in connection with the Contest. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or printing errors in these guidelines, or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained on any website, including without limitation, the number of prizes available, or any personal injury or property damage or losses of any kind which may be sustained to user’s or any other person's computer equipment or electronic equipment resulting from online participation in the Contest, or use of or download of any information from any website. Use of any website is at user’s own risk. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on any website is provided “as is” without any warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.
DISPUTES. The interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules is governed by the laws of the State of Indiana. All disputes arising or connected to this Contest will be resolved individually, without resort to a class action, exclusively by state or federal court located in the judicial district encompassing Indianapolis, Indiana. If there is a conflict between the laws of the State of Indiana, and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State of Indiana. All judgments and awards in favor of a participant or winner shall be limited to the lesser of the Prize or actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorney’s fees) associated with the entrant’s participation in this Contest and shall not include any indirect, punitive, and/or consequential damages.