HOBI Awards Terms & Conditions

  1. HOBI Awards (“the Awards Program”) is open to all local association HBRA of CT members. Every entrant must be a member of Central CT HBRA, Fairfield County HBRA, Eastern CT HBRA and Northwest HBRA.
  2. The HOBI Awards Program will be run by the HBRA of CT.
  3. By entering the HOBI Awards, the Entrants accept these Terms and Conditions together with any specific instructions and terms for the HOBI Awards Program which may be mentioned, in any electronic messages, or on the website, on social media, or communicated to Entrants in any other way (“Entry Information”). Such Entry Information shall prevail in the event of there being any inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and any Entry Information.
  4. HBRA of CT may cancel or amend the HOBI Awards Entry Information, or these Terms and Conditions without prior notice. Any changes will be posted either within the Entry Information or these Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions were last updated June 27, 2022.
  5. HBRA of CT decisions in all matters to do with the HOBI Awards will be final. 
  6. The HOBI Awards Entry Portal opens at -Noon on June 28, 2022. The closing time and date for receipt of entries is Midnight September 9, 2022.
  7. Entrants are free to submit as many individual entries as they wish, and each entry will be judged separately. However, Entrants can win Best or Outstanding in a category and Best in County based solely on the discretion of the judges. 
  8. To enter the HOBI Awards, Entrants must do the following:
    1. Register an account and upload and submit their entry according to the requirements for that category. Entrants MUST meet ALL requirements or entry will be invalid.
    2. Read and accept the terms and conditions and provide additional contact details. Your details will be used solely for the purpose of administrating the competition.
    3. Entrants can work on entries throughout the time period of June 28- Sept. 9. When completed, entrants must electronically pay an entry fee and SUBMIT with payment. Once the entry is submitted, it is FINAL.
  9. Entries will not be complete until Entrants have uploaded their entry and accepted these Terms and Conditions. We reserve the right to disqualify any entries submitted after the Awards Program has closed.
  10. All entries will be subject to the discretion of the HOBI Judges, and the judges can determine that there is no winner in a specific category without giving reasons for the decision.
  11. By entering the HOBI Awards, Entrants warrant that all information submitted by them is true, current, and complete. Contestants also warrant that they are the copyright owners of their photography or videos submitted.
  12. Any entries which are incomplete, incorrect, inaudible, incomprehensible, may be void.
  13. In the event of any fault, mistake, misunderstanding, or dispute concerning the correctness or acceptability of the entry, or the operation of any part of the HOBI Awards, or the interpretation of these Terms and Conditions, the decision HBRA of CT makes shall be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  14. HBRA of CT will not be liable to reimburse any expenses incurred in entering the Awards Program.
  15. HBRA of CT reserves the right to disqualify any Entrants and/or entries which it believes have not been made in compliance with these Terms and Conditions or to disqualify any Entrant.
  16. All entrants will be notified by letter before October 15, 2022.