#AAD18photo Instagram challenge!

Are you on Instagram? If so, be sure to participate in the 2018 American Academy of Dermatology (“AAD”) Annual Meeting Instagram Photo Challenge! Between today and Monday, we will be hosting daily photo challenges on our @AADmember Instagram account where attendees can share their photo entries with the hashtag #AAD18photo. At the end of each day, AAD will randomly select a photo from the submissions for that day and will declare a winner.

The daily challenges and prizes are as follows:

  • Friday, Feb. 16: Take a selfie at the selfie station.
    • Go to The Connection in Hall A and take a photo at the selfie station with the JAAD, Dermatology World, or #AAD18 cutouts.
    • Prize = One (1) $100 Amazon gift card
  • Saturday, Feb. 17: Take a selfie with a mentor, new friend, or someone who has influenced your career.
    • Let us know in the caption who the person in the photo is and how your relationship came to be.
    • Prize = One (1) $100 Amazon gift card
  • Sunday, Feb. 18: Spell out “AAD” with friends or colleagues.
    • Snap a photo of you and some friends spelling out the letters “AAD” in a fun and creative way.
    • Prize = One (1) $100 Amazon gift card
  • Monday, Feb. 19: What did you enjoy most about the meeting?
    • Share a photo or video with us that depicts what you liked most about this year’s meeting.
    • Prize = One (1) $100 Amazon gift card


Official Rules & Regulations

How to enter the #AAD18photo Challenge (the “Contest”):  

  1. Follow @AADmember on Instagram.
  2. Post a photo or video on Instagram depicting that day’s challenge between 12 a.m. (PST) and 11:59 p.m. (PST) each day (Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 through Monday, Feb. 19, 2018).
  3. Include the hashtag #AAD18photo in each photo or video caption.
  4. Each submission will count as one (1) entry, with a limit of five (5) entries per day per entrant.

Participants may not submit photos taken inside any of the AAD Annual Meeting sessions or workshops, as photography is not permitted in those areas. Entries may not contain profanity, nudity, pornographic images, violent images, anti-competition messages, illegal material, material that violates the rights of third parties, or any other materials that is in violation of any federal, state or local laws.

Entering the promotion constitutes permission for AAD to use your photo and caption in any manner it deems necessary or appropriate on its website, social media, print publications, or any other media without compensation and in perpetuity. By submitting any photos or videos containing the names or images of any third parties, you also represent and warrant that you have the consent of all such third parties to use their names and/or images, and you further agree to indemnify, defend and hold AAD harmless from any third party claims or damages arising out of any breach of the foregoing warranty..

Eligibility: No purchase necessary to participate or win. Open to registered attendees of the 2018 AAD Annual Meeting who are age 18 or older at the time of entry. Exhibitors may submit entries as long as they are not promoting their company, booth, or a product or brand. AAD employees and their immediate family as well as AAD officers and board members are not eligible for entry.

Prize: Each day of the Contest, one (1) randomly selected winner will receive one (1) $100 Amazon gift card. Prizes are non-transferable. The odds of winning a prize depend upon the number of individuals who participate in the contest. Prize winners are responsible for any applicable federal, state and local taxes on their prize.

Winner Selection: Each winning entrant will be selected by random drawing by 5 p.m. (PST) the following day. Potential winning entrants will be contacted through a private message on Instagram (Instagram Direct.) If a potential winning entrant does not respond to correspondence within 48 hours, the potential winning entrant will be disqualified and a new winning entrant will be selected by random drawing.

Restrictions; Release of Liability; Additional Terms: This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law, and is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules & Regulations. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram or Amazon.com. By participating, attendees confirm that they release Instagram of responsibility and agree to Instagram’s and Amazon’s Terms of Use.

Neither AAD nor anyone involved in administering or providing prizes for the Contest will have liability for (A) technical malfunctions, including those arising from electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, (B) any damages or losses of any kind caused by any acceptance, possession or use of the prize, or (C) inaccessibility or unavailability of AAD’s exhibitor floor in whole or in part for any reason.

By participating in the Contest, the winners agree that under no circumstances will AAD, its affiliates, and their officers, directors, employees, agents, or licensees (“Released Parties”) be liable for any form of damages arising out of their participation in the Contest, including but not limited to any injuries that winners or others may suffer while at the meeting venue, and each winner and his/her family and heirs further waive any rights to bring any claim against the Released Parties in any forum related to their participation in the Contest.

If for any reason this Contest is not capable of being conducted as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, acts of God, government regulations, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of AAD, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, AAD reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. This Contest is also void where prohibited by law, including in jurisdictions requiring registration, filing, trust account, or posting of a bond, or any other requirements or disclosures that are not expressly satisfied by these contest Rules and Regulations.


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