Official Rules 2014

No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase of any kind will not increase your chances of winning. Void where prohibited.

The PieBox #takepie Instagram Photo Contest. Take pie. (“Contest”) begins 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time on November 5, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 2, 2015 (“Contest Period”). ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED DURING CONTEST PERIOD. Contest is sponsored by PieBox Ltd., 4200 W. Diversey Ave. Chicago, IL 60639 (“Sponsor”).


No purchase or payment necessary to enter or win. A purchase of any kind will not increase your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The Contest is open to residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia (each a “Participant”), who are at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the date of their entry. Void in Puerto Rico and where restricted or prohibited by law, unless otherwise noted. Employees of the Sponsor are not eligible to win. By participating, Participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules which are binding and final on matters relating to this Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

How to Enter photo Contest.

To enter the Contest, Participants must take the following steps before the end of the Submission Period:

  • First, follow @PieBoxChicago on Instagram.

  • Second, capture an original photo of humans or non-humans transporting pie somewhere.

  • Third, post the photo to Instagram using the hashtag #takepie and mention @PieBoxChicago.

Entrants must submit all required information to be eligible to win. Entries missing required information will be disqualified. Only complete and valid Submissions will be accepted. Sponsor has no obligation to notify Participant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant entry. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, unintelligible, or corrupted entries. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify false entries or entries suspected of being false. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By submitting a photo you are allowing your Submission to be public and viewable by the public. Limit five entries per person regardless of the method of entry.

Photo Criteria.

Sponsor can accept photos with humans and non-humans, the Participant may choose to be present or not present in the photo submitted. The Sponsor will accept submitted photos with pie going somewhere. The sponsor will only accept submitted photos that clearly display a pie in travel. If the Participant has not displayed a pie in travel, that submission will be disqualified.

Judging of Entries.

3 Photos submitted from all eligible entries will be chosen as the 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, place winners (“Selected Participants”) as determined by the judges on or about January 3, 2015.

If the entry for the Selected Participant is not compliant with the Photo Criteria below, that entry will be disqualified and another will be chosen by the judges.

Selection and Notification of “Selected Participants.”

On or about January 4th, 2015, the Selected Participants will be contacted by Sponsor via direct message on Instagram. At this time, you will be instructed on how to collect your prize. Failure to respond timely to the notification may result in forfeiture of the prize.


1st Prize.

  • Two (2) Pieboxes each with small leather carrying strap, \

  • One (1) Cakebox with large leather carrying strap,

  • One (1) Sugarbox with three (3) gourmet sugars.

  • Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) for Prize: $200

2nd Prize.

  • Two (2) Pieboxes with one (1) large leather carrying strap,

  • One (1) Sugarbox with three (3) gourmet sugars.

  • Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) for Prize: $132

3rd Prize.

  • One (1) Piebox with one (1) Small leather carrying strap,

  • One (1) Sugarbox with three (3) gourmet sugars.

  • Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) for Prize: $85

Prize is not redeemable for cash. No substitutions, except by Sponsor.

Prize will be shipped to each Selected Participant via standard shipping methods. Selected Participants must be able to take delivery of the Prize within 7 days. Actual delivery date will depend on the prize.

By entering, Participants are granting Sponsor and its affiliates a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, unrestricted, irrevocable and fully sub-licensable right and license to consider, display, re-post, disclose, use, re-use, reproduce, modify, digitize or enhance, adapt, change, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, re-distribute, publicly perform and/or display Participant’s Submission and/or incorporate all or part of the Submission in other works, all in any form, format, media or technology now known or later developed or invented. PARTICIPANTS WILL NOT BE PAID FOR THEIR SUBMISSION or for granting Sponsor any of these rights. Additionally, while Sponsor will seek to post the Submission in the form as provided at the time of entry, Participants agree that due to technical limitations, Submission may be altered from its original form. Sponsor shall have no liability as to posting of Submissions. By entering the Contest, Participants agree to waive all claims to and shall receive no royalties of any kind now or in the future from Sponsor for use of their Submission and represent and warrant that no other party is entitled to claim royalties from the use of the Submission as set forth in these Official Rules. Participants may not resell, assign, or transfer any of their rights under these Official Rules.

Photographs provided to PieBox or posted on the competition gallery.

The following types of photographs may not be uploaded under any circumstance on the competition gallery and Instagram:

  • Pornographic photographs;

  • Files that are illegal and/or are in violation of any law;

  • Photographs that infringe on the copyrights of any entity excluding the Participant;

  • Photographs intending to harass, spam, or promote anything for commercial profit;

Sponsor reserves the right at its own discretion to refuse and/or delete photographs that do not pertain to the Contest or that do not meet or comply with these Terms and Conditions.


Sponsor reserves the right to use the entry Submissions to the Contest for publicity purposes prior to, during, or after the Contest end date, in any media, and to use the name, including all or part of Submissions throughout the world, without any compensation or prior review unless specifically prohibited by law.


Contest is subject to these Official Rules. By participating, Participants agree to be bound by these complete Official Rules, including Sponsor’s terms of use and privacy policy guidelines. Participants agree that the decisions of Sponsor are final and binding; and agree to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Official Rules, except where prohibited by law. Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of Selected Participant, and Participants may be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of any awarded Prize. This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law, and subject to applicable federal, state provincial and local laws. By accepting a Prize, Selected Participant agrees to release Sponsor, its attorneys, affiliates, together with the respective directors, employees, officers, licensees, licensors and agents of each, including without limitation, their respective advertising and promotion entities and any person or entity associated with the production, judging, or administration of the Contest, (collectively, the Released Sponsors) from any and all liability, loss or damage arising from or in connection with awarding, receipt and/or use or misuse of Prize or participation in any Prize-related activities. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Participant it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or violating these Official Rules. The Released Sponsors shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, incomplete communications or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission; (ii) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the Prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a Prize, or from participation in the Contest; or (iii) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Contest, including these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control, corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Contest. Sponsor may prohibit a Participant from participating in the Contest or winning Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines such Participant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest or undermine the purpose of the Contest in any way by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair playing practices of Participant intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass third parties, any other players, or Sponsor representatives. Use of any automated system to participate is strictly prohibited and will result in immediate disqualification. Disputes regarding these Official Rules and/or this Contest will be governed by the internal laws of the State of Illinois in the United States. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Contest must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within the United States.



All personal information collected by Sponsor will be used for the administration of the Contest and in conjunction with these Official Rules. Sponsor will never share, sell or distribute personal information.