Choose your favorite photo:
- Review the 5 photos and choose the one you think is best.
- Make your vote on the form and register your vote!
- Check back to see the results.
No purchase, payment or any kind of banking relationship is required to enter, win or claim a prize. A purchase or banking relationship will not increase an entrant’s chances of winning. Winner is responsible for the payment of all taxes on the prize. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. The Hancock and Whitney Bank’s Show Us Your GameFace Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Whitney Bank (“Sponsor”). Whitney Bank uses these trade names: Hancock, Hancock Bank and Whitney. Whitney Bank is located at 1 Hancock Plaza, Gulfport, Mississippi 39501.
Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins on August 24, 2017 and ends on October 25, 2017.
Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who have reached the age of majority in their state of domicile at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members, i.e., spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related)) of Sponsor, Peter Mayer Advertising (“Administrator”), and the University of Southern Mississippi (“Southern Miss”) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, prize suppliers and advertising and promotion agencies, including, but not limited to IMG College LLC, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, are not eligible to enter or win a prize (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”). All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, you may access the Sweepstakes by visiting www.hancockwhitney.com/game-face (“Website”). To enter, you must complete the registration form, including submitting an appropriate photo of yourself and/or of your family and friends showing off your Southern Miss spirit gear (“Photo”). Following a valid post, an entrant will receive one (1) entry for each Photo that meets this criteria (hereinafter “Entry”).
Note: If an entrant accesses the Website on his or her mobile device to enter the Sweepstakes, the entrant’s wireless provider may charge the entrant for applicable data charges. Entrants should consult their wireless service providers regarding their pricing plans. Message and data rates may apply.
Entry Limit: There is no limit as to how many Photos an entrant can submit during the Sweepstakes.
Entry Requirements: All Entries must comply with the following restrictions:
Photo must be original to you and owned by you;
The Photo must not contain content that is known by you to be false, inaccurate or misleading;
Photo may not be owned, taken or edited by a professional photographer;
By entering, you understand that your Entry may be posted online, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to be viewed by members of the general public;
Entrants may not copy or otherwise plagiarize any portion of the Photo from any source;
Must not disparage Sponsor, Administrator, Southern Miss or any other person or party;
Must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, lewd, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous (as determined by Sponsor and at Sponsor’s sole discretion);
Must not contain or use material that promotes racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, ethnicity, nationality, religion, disability, sexual orientation, political orientation, citizenship, marital status or age (as determined by Sponsor and at Sponsor’s sole discretion);
Must not contain any viruses, spyware, or malware that are designed to harm the functionality of a computer.
Note: If any Entry fails to comply with these Entry Requirements or any other sections of these Official Rules, Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right to disqualify an entrant.
Note: By entering, you understand that your Entry (or portion thereof) may be posted online, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to be viewed by members of the general public. Further, the winner(s) grant Sponsor, Southern Miss, IMG College, LLC the right to use the winner(s)’ full name, hometown, images and likenesses for advertising, publicity and promotion purposes, including print, broadcast and on-line announcements and/or any other purpose in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation, without further compensation than the said prize and at no expense to the winner(s).
Random Drawing(s): Sponsor and Southern Miss IMG College LLC, will select one entrant’s Photo prior to each of the following Southern Miss home football games, totaling five (5) final entrants:
(a) September 2, 2017;
(b) September 9, 2017;
(c) September 30, 2017;
(d) October 14, 2017; and
(e) October 28, 2017.
Each of the five (5) final entrants will be featured on the VideoBoard for the respective home game from which he/she was chosen. The winners are deemed to be a potential winner, pending verification of the entrant’s eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules as determined by Sponsor or Administrator, in their sole and absolute discretion.
Grand Prize, Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) and Odds of Winning:
Prize: Upon choosing one (1) eligible entrant from each of the five Southern Miss home games listed above, these five (5) final entrants will then be eligible for a submission in a subsequent photo contest on Sponsor’s website at hancockwhitney.com/game-face. This subsequent photo contest will run from October 30, 2017 and end at midnight on November 13, 2017. The photo that receives the most votes (as determined by voters selecting his/her favorite picture and entering his/her email address), will win the Grand Prize. Only one vote per email address is allowed. The Grand Prize includes the following:
A trip for two (2) to attend the Southern Miss vs. Marshall football game on November 25, 2017 in Huntington, West Virginia. Trip includes round trip coach air travel for winner and one guest;
One (1) night standard hotel accommodation (double occupancy);
Two (2) tickets to the game with exclusive access as determined by Sponsor;
All meals and certain entertainment during the trip will be covered as determined by Sponsor.
Total ARV: The total ARV is approximately $2,500.00
Odds of Winning: The odds of winning a Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
General Information: Only the Prize stated in these Official Rules will be awarded. If, for any reason, more Prize notifications are sent (or more claims received) than the number of Prizes offered as set forth in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award the intended number of Prizes through a random drawing from among all eligible Prize claims received. Limit one (1) Prize per person/household. No other Prize substitution or exchange will be allowed, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of a Prize or force majeure.
Ticket Information: Tickets must be used on date(s) specified by Sponsor or Prize will be forfeited. In the event that any football game is canceled for reasons outside of the Sponsor’s control, the Prize will be forfeited and no other compensation will be provided for that Prize. Seat locations at the football game shall be determined in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Winner is solely responsible for any and all transportation and lodging (if applicable) costs required to travel to/from the football game, tolls, gasoline, parking, subway, bus and/or taxi fares, meals, beverages, gratuities, souvenirs, personal incidentals, and any other expenses not specified as a part of the Prize stated herein. Game dates and times are subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of the Prize will govern in the event the game is not played due to weather conditions, and of God, and act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reasons. The winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable football stadium regulations in connection with the Prize. Sponsor and Southern Miss reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any winner and/or his/her guest(s) who engages in non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game. Sponsor nor Administrator will be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage, or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of the game.
Additional Conditions of Grand Prize Trip: Package is for travel on November 24, 2017 through November 25, 2017 or prize will be forfeited. Package components are subject to availability. Cancellation and change fees may apply. Package does not include hotel and room incidental costs (including room service, mini-bar and pay-per-view television), gratuities, airline baggage fees, or any other items of a personal nature. Sponsor assumes no liability for injuries and no responsibility for delays caused by accidents, breakdown, or other conditions beyond control. Not responsible for loss or damage to property. Other terms and conditions apply. Winner and guest must travel together and on the same itinerary, or prize will be forfeited, and, at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to a potential alternate winner. Guest traveling with Grand Prize winner must be age of majority in their home state or older. Winner and guest must possess and are responsible for obtaining valid ID or other required documentation for travel. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent and on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Reservations are subject to availability. Winner and travel guest are responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) that they may wish to obtain (at their own expense) and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. All other expenses relating to acceptance of the Grand Prize that are not explicitly stated herein, such as but not limited to taxes, baggage fees, ground transportation, special seating assignments, beverages of any type, laundry services, merchandise, room service, service charges, souvenirs, telephone calls and gratuities and tips are the responsibility of Grand Prize winner and guest. No cash equivalents, transfers or substitution of prizes permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Winner is responsible for the payment of all taxes on the prize. Winner is bound by the terms and conditions of all airlines, hotels and other third party service providers used in connection with the Grand Prize. Sponsor is not responsible if tickets, travel vouchers, certificates or other similar items are lost, stolen, mutilated or misplaced by Grand Prize winner and will not be replaced or if booked transportations are missed for any reason. Airline tickets issued in conjunction with the prize are not eligible for frequent flier miles, and no code share flights may be used. The prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. The Grand Prize winner or the guest must provide the hotel with a valid credit card for incidentals (as defined above) and/or damages to the hotel room. In the event that any part of the trip or any of the events associated with the trip are unable to take place as planned, for reasons including, an even of force majeure, or for any reason whatsoever, then the remaining components of the prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s prize obligation to the prize winner, and no other or additional compensation will be awarded. Complete terms and conditions of trip will be furnished with prize notification.
Winner Verification and Notification: Potential winners are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Announcement and instructions for the prize will be sent by email, including requesting the potential winner to provide his/her complete first and last name (no initials), e-mail address, physical mailing address, telephone number, date of birth and Social Security Number. Once the potential winner’s initial information is received, Administrator will send an email within approximately twenty-four (24) hours with further instructions on how to claim the Prize, and the potential winner has forty-eight (48) hours to respond to the Administrator’s email with the requested information or the Prize, may, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, be forfeited. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her respective email account(s) for Prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this Sweepstakes.
The potential winner will be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Release, and, where legal, a Publicity Release. If a potential winner is disqualified, found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, the Prize may be forfeited, and in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, the forfeited Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner, selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. All federal, state, and local taxes imposed on the acceptance of a Prize are solely the responsibility of each winner. Administrator will issue an IRS Form 1099-MISC to the winner.
Administrator will attempt to notify each potential winner as set forth above, but Administrator and Sponsor are not responsible for any undelivered Direct Messages, e-mails, or other attempts at contact, including without limitation e-mails that are not received because of a winner’s privacy or spam filter settings which can divert any Sweepstakes e-mail, including any winner notification e-mail, to a spam or junk folder. The right to receive a Prize is non-assignable, non-transferable, and no Prize substitution or exchange will be allowed, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value. Any and all other costs and expenses not expressly stated herein are the sole responsibility of the winner.
Limitation of Liability: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, Prize suppliers and advertising and promotion agencies, including Peter Mayer, Inc., Southern Miss, and IMG College, LLC, and each of their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, actions and any liability caused in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, use, misuse or non use of any Prize that may be awarded. Released Parties are not responsible for technical, computer, mechanical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or that may arise in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the announcement of the Prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; any injury or damage, whether personal or property, to entrants or to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes and/or accepting a Prize; or for transactions, or mail that is lost, stolen, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled, undelivered, delayed, illegible or postage-due or for applications, transactions that fail to enter into the processing system, or are processed, reported or transmitted late or incorrectly or are lost for any reason including computer, paper transfer, human or other error. If, in the Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if computer viruses, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise, corrupt, or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and/or void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, or to terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing and award the Prize using all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, participant agrees that (1) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any Prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (3) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, and in no event shall entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or other legal costs. Sponsor reserves the right to modify Prize award procedures.
Governing Law: The Sweepstakes and Official Rules shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Mississippi without regards to its principles of conflicts of law. Jurisdiction and venue shall be solely within the State of Mississippi relating to the administration of the Sweepstakes.
Winner Confirmation: To request the name of the Prize winner, send an email with subject line to: “Hancock and Whitney Bank’s Show Us Your Gameface Sweepstakes” to Janel.Evans@hancockwhitney.com. Requests must be received no later than December 31, 2017. The Prize winners’ names will be provided when the drawing has been conducted and the winners verified.