2020 Maneki Neko Coloring Contest Rules

Completed image must be posted in the comments of the “COLORING CONTEST” thread OR emailed to twitchykittystudio@gmail.com. If emailed, entry will be posted to contest thread by group admin with appropriate credit given.

While this contest is open to all ages, parents/legal guardians’ permission is required. All entries must be posted by an adult 18 years or older.

No purchase necessary. Purchase/donations will NOT enhance your chances of winning.

Must be either a member of Friends of Twitchy Kitty Studio Facebook Group OR an email subscriber at time of entry. Emailed entries will be posted by group admin to the contest thread.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook. Participation constitutes a complete release of Facebook by each entrant.

Window for entry closes at 11:59pm Sunday, July 26, 2020. Two Winners will be chosen Monday July 27, 2020 and announced same day.

Posting more than one entry will not increase your chances of winning. Only the first posted entry will count as an official entry.

Winning entries will be chosen by Twitchy Kitty Studio artist. While somewhat subjective by nature, considerations include ease of pattern reproduction, how the pattern is applied to the character, complexity of pattern and number of colors used.

First prize includes the chosen coloring to appear on character Emi until/unless the artist changes Emi’s color scheme at some time in the future (not less than 12 months from end date of contest).

  • First Place — Maneki Neko Large Journal ($27.99 value)
  • Second Place (runner up) — Maneki Neko Small Journal ($19.99 value)

Alternately, the winners may elect to receive an electronic gift card for Twitchy Kitty Studio for the value of their prize.

**Winners will be contacted by Facebook Messenger and/or email on Monday, July 27, 2020. Winners will have 24 hours to respond to claim their prize. If winner(s) fail to claim their prize within 24 hours of messaging, artist assumes forfeiture of prize.

Winning entry may be used to reference character Emi’s coloring only upon winning entrant’s acceptance of prize. Prize acceptance constitutes entirety of compensation in exchange for using the submitted color pattern on artist’s character. No further compensation will be due. **

By accepting the prize, the winners agree that Twitchy Kitty Studio may use the winner’s name, picture, and winning Facebook or Instagram entry for advertising and promotional purposes without further consideration, unless prohibited by law. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, THE PARTICIPANT AGREES THAT Twitchy Kitty Studio, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, ITS AFFILIATES AND ALL OF Twitchy Kitty Studio’s OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND REPRESENTATIVES, WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND WILL BE HELD HARMLESS FOR ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, AND PROPERTY, DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST OR ANY PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY. Subject to all federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited.

Other: In the event of a dispute, all entries received will be considered to be made by the authorized account holder of the Facebook account that submitted the entry.

These rules may be updated as necessary.