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Canon #PrintWithCanonSweeps Photo Sweepstakes for USA and District of Columbia; 13 Years of Age or Older: Submit Entries Before 11:59 P.M. ET. Aug.31, 2015


  • The Canon #PrintWithCanonSweeps Photo Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 13 years of age or older, physically located and residing within the U.S. or D.C. at the time of entry.
  • Void elsewhere and where prohibited by law.


  • This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram® or Twitter®.
  • The Sweepstakes Period starts on June 1, 2015 at 12:00 A.M. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on August 31, 2015 at 11:59 P.M. ET.
  • Entries submitted before or after the Sweepstakes Period will not be eligible to win a prize. Sponsor’s clock is the official clock for this Sweepstakes.

Random Sweepstakes Drawings:

  • During the Sweepstakes Period, there will be three (3) monthly random drawings on or about June 30, 2015, July 31, 2015, and August 31, 2015 (each a “Monthly Drawing”).
  • Sponsor will randomly select three (3) potential winners from among all valid entries received for each Monthly Drawing.

Prize and Odds of Winning:

  • During each Monthly Drawing, Three (3) Winners will each receive a Prize of One Hundred Dollars ($100) in Canon eCash to be used on their next purchase of Genuine Canon Ink from the Canon Online Store (excludes Clearance Ink and SELPHY Ink/Paper Cartridges).
  • The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during each month of the Promotion.
  • Any difference between the stated actual value of the Prize and the Canon Online Store value of the ink a Winner purchases from the Canon Online Store will not be awarded.
  • Canon eCash can be redeemed only at the Canon Online Store Canon eCash prizes must be redeemed in a single transaction and any balance remaining at the conclusion of such transaction will be forfeited. Canon eCash must be redeemed no later than December 31, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Additional terms and restrictions apply to shopping at the Canon Online Store; see Customer Service section at for shopping terms and conditions.

How to Enter the Sweepstakes:

  • You will need an active Instagram or Twitter account (each an “Account”) to participate in the Sweepstakes. If you don’t already have an Account, visit or to create an Account; creating an Account is free. To enter, during the Sweepstakes Period visit the Canon USA Instagram page at or the Canon USA Twitter page at (each a “Website”), click on the post for the #PrintWithCanonSweeps and follow the entry instructions. To enter, post a photo that you have taken of yourself with your Canon Printer or Genuine Canon Ink using the hashtag #PrintWithCanonSweeps to receive one (1) automatic entry into the Sweepstakes (a “Sweepstakes Entry”).
  • Alternative Means of Entry: To enter without making a purchase, visit the #PrintWithCanonSweep Sweepstakes Page at during the Sweepstakes Period and complete the entry form to receive one (1) automatic Sweepstakes Entry.
  • By submitting a Sweepstakes Entry, you consent to receiving direct messages and/or emails from Sponsor and/or its licensees and assignees relating to the Sweepstakes. FOR MOBILE USERS – Instagram and Twitter sweepstakes may not be supported on all mobile devices. Data rates may apply. You will be charged according to your mobile phone service provider’s rate plans. Please consult your mobile phone service provider regarding rate plans. Entry into the Sweepstakes is free. Limited to one (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple entries during the Sweepstakes Period will not be accepted.

….By submitting a Sweepstakes Entry, participant hereby grants to Sponsor a royalty free, irrevocable, perpetual and worldwide license to use and display the photo contained in the Sweepstakes Entry, together with the first name and city of participant on Sponsor’s social media pages and otherwise use the Sweepstakes Entry in accordance with these Official Rules, without compensation of any kind or further notice to or approval from participant or any third party. Promotional Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any Sweepstakes Entry photo. Promotional Parties do not guarantee that any Sweepstakes Entry will be posted. Subject to the rights granted to Sponsor, all Entrants (if a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) retain all copyright in the photo.

By submitting a Sweepstakes Entry, you agree that your submission is gratuitous and made without restriction, and will not place Sponsor under any obligation and that Sponsor is free to use or otherwise disclose the ideas contained in the Sweepstakes Entry on a non-confidential basis to anyone, or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your submission, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you. By entering, you acknowledge that Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Sweepstakes Entry you submit.…

Release / Publicity Rights: By participating in the Sweepstakes and/or accepting a Prize, each Winner agrees to allow Sponsor and/or Sponsor’s designee the perpetual right to use his/her name, biographical information, photos, and/or likeness, Instagram or Twitter handle, and statements for promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter developed, worldwide including, but not limited to, on the World Wide Web and Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Parent or Legal Guardian must act for a Winner if Winner is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence)….

Please read the full Official Rules (12 rules) of this sweepstakes at .

Good Luck!