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Cartoon Caption Contest Rules : The New Yorker

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No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this contest.

In each issue of The New Yorker, a “Cartoon Caption Contest” is published on the last editorial page of the issue.

These rules apply to each contest.

Each new contest begins seven (7) days before the date on the cover of the issue of The New Yorker (the “Cover

Date”) and ends at 11:59 P.M. on the Sunday before the Cover Date. For issues having Cover Dates that span two

weeks, the contest for those weeks ends at 11:59 P.M. on the Sunday before the later date on the cover. For the exact

date of entry for the current contest please refer to the entry-form page.

To enter, fill in the information on the page entitled Enter Contest. One entry per person or e-mail address. Any

legal resident of United States or Canada (except residents of the province of Quebec) age eighteen or over can enter,

except employees, agents, or representatives of Advance Publications, Inc., (the “Sponsor”) or any of its parents,

subsidiaries, sister companies, or affiliates, or any member of their immediate family. Entries that are lost, late,

misdirected, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or

network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at the Web site or elsewhere, will not be eligible. The

New Yorker, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the

operation of the Web site, or otherwise in violation of the rules. It further reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or

modify any Cartoon Caption Contest not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus,

bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure, or technical failures of any sort.

Entrants represent and warrant that their Submission is their original work, it has not been copied from others, and

it does not violate the rights of any other person or entry.

All entry materials become the property of The New Yorker and will not be acknowledged or returned. The

copyright in any submission shall remain the property of the entrant, but entry in this Contest constitutes entrant's
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irrevocable, perpetual permission and consent, without further compensation or attribution, to use the Submission and
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the entrant's name and city and state for editorial, advertising, commercial and publicity purposes by the Sponsor

and/or others authorized by the Sponsor, in any and all media now in existence or hereinafter created, throughout the

world, for the duration of the copyright in the Submission. Sponsor and/or others authorized by the Sponsor shall have

the right to edit, adapt, and modify the Submission. Each entrant releases and discharges the Sponsor, the judges, any

party associated with the development or administration of the Contest, their employees, agents or representatives or

any of their parents, subsidiaries, sister companies, or affiliates from any and all liability in connection with the
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Contest, including without limitation, legal claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages, demand or actions of any kind.

Three finalists will be selected from each Cartoon Caption Contest by a member or members of the editorial staff indicates a required field
of The New Yorker (the “Judge(s)”). All three finalists’ captions will be published on the Cartoon Caption Contest E-mail: galligan@sprynet.com
page, along with each finalist’s name and city and state, two issues after submissions are received. In the event two or

more valid entries contain the identical caption (including punctuation) and are selected as a finalist, the Judge(s) will
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draw the finalist by random selection. All decisions of the Judge(s) are final and binding.
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The winner of each contest will be the person whose caption received the greatest number of valid votes (“Votes”)

from the public and who satisfies all of the rules (“Qualified Winner”). Any resident of United States or Canada Last Name: Galligan
(except residents of the province of Quebec) age eighteen or over can vote, except employees, agents, or

representatives of Advance Publications, Inc., or any of its parents, subsidiaries, sister companies, or affiliates, or any City: Albany
member of their immediate family. One Vote per person or e-mail address. Please click on Vote for Your Favorite for
State/Province: NY
details on how to vote for particular finalists and on the deadlines for voting.

The Judge(s) will tabulate the Votes and announce the winner on the Cartoon Caption Contest page. All decisions

of the Judge(s) are final and binding.


Enter your caption (250 characters or fewer):
OH SURE, I CAN DO SOMETHING
WITH "FLIGHT, FLIGHT, FLIGHT!"
http://contest.newyorker.com/CaptionContest.aspx?affiliate=ny-caption