Get out your cameras – the challenge is on!

The Academy is hosting another photo challenge at the 2019 AAD Summer Meeting! From now through Saturday, July 27, the Academy is accepting photo submissions on both Instagram and Twitter where attendees can share pictures of themselves with friends, colleagues, or mentors while at the Summer Meeting. Participants must follow @AADmember on whichever social media platform they submit their entry and include the hashtag #AAD2019Challenge in the caption of their photo(s) to be entered in the contest.

At the end of each day, the Academy will randomly select a winner from that day’s entries, who will receive a $50 Amazon e-gift card. On Monday, July 29, one grand prize winner will be randomly chosen from all entries and will receive free registration to the 2020 AAD Summer Meeting in Seattle! The winning photos will also be featured on the AAD’s social media accounts as well as in Dermatology World Meeting News articles.

Be sure to follow @AADmember on InstagramFacebook, and Twitter for additional updates and photos from the Summer Meeting!

Official Rules & Regulations:

How to enter the #AAD2019Challenge (the “Contest”):

  • Follow @AADmember on Instagram and/or Twitter.
  • Post a photo or video with friends, colleagues, or mentors at the 2019 AAD Summer Meeting on Instagram or Twitter between 12 a.m. (EST) and 11:59 p.m. (EST) each day (Thursday, July 25 through Saturday, July 27).
  • Include the hashtag #AAD2019Challenge in each photo or video caption.

Each submission will count as one (1) entry, with a limit of five (5) entries per day per entrant.

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.

Daily Prize Eligibility: No purchase necessary to participate or win. Open to registered attendees of the 2019 AAD Summer 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.

Daily Prize: Each day of the contest, one (1) randomly selected winner will receive one (1) $50 Amazon e-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.

Grand Prize Eligibility: No purchase necessary to participate or win. Open to registered attendees of the 2019 AAD Summer Meeting who are age 18 or older at the time of entry and are an AAD member in one of the following categories: Physician, Adjunct, Life, Honorary, Graduate Member, Resident, or Medical Fellow in U.S. and Canadian AAD-approved programs. This does not include individuals registered for the 2019 AAD Summer Meeting under the Day Pass registration category.

Grand Prize: One (1) randomly selected winner will receive one (1) complimentary registration for the 2020 AAD Summer Meeting. Complimentary registration is only valid for the 2020 AAD Summer Meeting and is non-transferable to any other individual or AAD meeting. The odds of winning the 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 daily winning entrant will be selected by random drawing by 5 p.m. (EDT) the following day. One (1) grand prize winner will be randomly chosen among the total submissions from the previous four days by 5 p.m. (EST) on Monday, July 29. Potential winning entrants will be contacted through a private message on Instagram (Instagram Direct) or in a Direct Message on Twitter. 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, Twitter, or Amazon.com. By participating, attendees confirm that they release Instagram and/or Twitter of responsibility and agree to Instagram’s, Twitter’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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