Updated 3/22/16

2016 Costume Contest

This year’s costume contest has gone social! All contest submissions will be submitted and voted on via “Likes” on Statesman Cap10K’s Official Facebook page. Be sure to “Like” Statesman Capitol 10,000 on Facebook to vote and submit! All contest submissions must include the hashtag #Cap10KContest and Contest Category.
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Contest Categories

#SpiritOfTexas

Spirit of Texas. Show us your Austin, Texas spirit & pride! Dress up as your favorite Texas Icon, Texas landmark, or Famous Texan. Show us your Texas spirit on race weekend by posting a picture on your personal Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with social hashtag #Cap10KContest & #SpiritOfTexas. Both hashtag #Cap10KContest & #SpiritOfTexas MUST be used with your original photo over race weekend to be entered to win on our Facebook page. The participant’s official race bib number be should visible in the photo for identification.
Winner will receive:
• (1) Cantina Laredo gift certificate (valued at $50)
• (1) Camp Gladiator 4-week training session for you and a friend (valued at $189)
• (1) Austin American-Statesman 1-year Digital Subscription (valued at $180)

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#Armadillo

Texas Armadillo. The word armadillo means “little armored one” in Spanish. The Aztecs called them “turtle-rabbit“. The perfect mascot for the Cap10K where walkers and runners meet to celebrate this rite of spring event in Austin, Texas. Here’s your chance ’dillo fans to show your patronage to the beloved armadillo mascot on race weekend by posting a picture on your personal Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with social hashtag #Cap10KContest & #Armadillo. The hashtag #Cap10KContest & #Armadillo MUST be used with your original photo over race weekend to be entered to win on our Facebook page. The participant’s official race bib number should be visible in the photo for identification.
Winner will receive:
• (1) Cantina Laredo gift certificate (valued at $50)
• (1) Camp Gladiator 4-week training session for you and a friend (valued at $189)
• (1) Austin American-Statesman 1-year Digital Subscription (valued at $180)

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#Centipede

Centipede Group. Dress up with your friends and form a centipede, like the nostalgic 80’s video game, and wiggle and wind your way through downtown Austin. The Centipede must be a minimum of (4) members to be eligible for category prize but, can be composed of as many members as you like. Up to (6) watches awarded to the winning photo submission. Members are not required to be connected. Show us your group spirit on race weekend by posting a picture on your personal Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with social hashtag #Cap10KContest & #Centipede. The hashtag #Cap10KContest & #Centipede MUST be used with your original photo over race weekend to be entered to win on our Facebook page. The participant’s official race bib number should be visible in the photo for identification.
Winner will receive:
• (4 to 6) Timex Ironman watches (valued at $70 ea.)

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#TrailWildThings

Trail Wild Things. Celebrate the trail and where wild things are by showing us the wild side that inspires you. Show us trail wild things on race weekend by posting a picture on your personal Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with social hashtag #Cap10KContest & #TrailWildThings. The hashtag #Cap10KContest & #TrailWildThings MUST be used with your original photo over race weekend to be entered to win on our Facebook page. The participant’s official race bib number be should visible in the photo for identification.
Winner will receive:
• (1) The Trail Foundation 1-year Family Membership (valued at $150)
• (1) One-pair of Brooks running shoes from central Texas specialty running shop (valued at $150)
• (1) Austin American-Statesman 1-year Digital Subscription (valued at $180)

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#Hero

Super and Everyday Heroes. Dress up as your favorite superhero on race day! From Superman to civil servants, we welcome all. Who’s your hero? Show us your inner hero or hero costume on race weekend by posting a picture on your personal Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with social hashtags #Cap10KContest & #Hero. The hashtag #Cap10KContest & #Hero MUST be used with your original photo over race weekend to be entered to win on our Facebook page. The participant’s official race bib number should be visible in the photo for identification.
Winner will receive:
• (1) Cantina Laredo gift certificate (valued at $50)
• (1) Camp Gladiator 4-week training session for you and a friend (valued at $189)
• (1) Austin American-Statesman 1-year Digital Subscription ( valued at $180)

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#BestOfShow

Best of Show. Surprise and delight us! We love our costumed participants and encourage you to get creative with this category. Show us your creativity on race weekend by posting a picture on your personal Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram with social hashtags #Cap10KContest & #BestOfShow. The hashtag #Cap10KContest & #BestOfShow MUST be used with your original photo over race weekend to be entered to win on our Facebook page. The participant’s official race bib number must visible in the photo for identification.
Winner will receive:
• (1) III Forks gift certificate (valued at $100)
• (1) Austin Runners Club 1-year Family Membership (valued at $30)
• (1) Austin American-Statesman 1-year Digital Subscription ( valued at $180)

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How to Enter

The Contest will begin at 12:01 a.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) on April 10, 2016 and end at 11:59 CST on April 19, 2016 (the “Contest Period”). The entry period will begin at 12:01 a.m. CST on April 10, 2016 and end at 11:59 p.m. CST on April 14, 2016 (the “Entry Period”). The voting period will begin at 12:01 a.m. CST on April 16, 2016 and end at 11:59 p.m. CST on April 19, 2016 (the “Voting Period”). Sponsor will be the official timekeeper for the Contest.

During the Entry Period, post/upload an original photo of you wearing your costume for the Austin American-Statesman’s Cap10K race event to your personal Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account. Your photo entry must include the hashtag “#Cap10KContest” and at least one (1) of the following costume category hashtags (as applicable):

• “#SpiritOfTexas”;
• “#Armadillo”;
• “#Centipede”;
• “#TrailWildThings”;
• “#Hero”;
• “#BestOfShow”

Photo entries must depict the entrant in a costume during any aspect of the race event, including prior to the race, during the race itself, or after the race at the race festival.

Entries that are in compliance with these Official Rules will be posted by Sponsor to Sponsor’s Cap10K Facebook page (http://statesman.com/Cap10Kcontest) after they are received, reviewed, and verified by Sponsor. Sponsor will organize the photo entries and create photo albums based on the costume hashtags (the “Costume Hashtag Category”). You may enter the Contest as often as you like, provided that multiple entries by means of software-generated or other automated processes will be disregarded.

The use of multiple identities and/or accounts is prohibited, and any attempt to obtain more than the stated number of entries will void that participant’s entries and may result in participant’s disqualification. Incomplete, forged, altered, automated, mechanically reproduced, lost, late, misdirected, garbled, or illegible entries, or entries that do not meet the size or formatting requirements specified above, will be disqualified. Sponsor will not be responsible for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender, Sponsor, or Sponsor’s Contest application service provider. In the event of a dispute, all online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent, provided that such person satisfies all other Contest eligibility requirements. For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account.

All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be returned. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons who submit false or misleading entry information or who Sponsor determines to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest.

 

Official Rules & Restrictions

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