Tree Stand Photo Contest with Hunter Safety System

 Help us promote tree stand safety awareness!

Tree Stand Photo Contest

Every year, there are reports of hunters falling from tree stands; and often, the difference between life and death is at the end of a lifeline. The National Sports and Shooting Foundation reported in 2011 that more than 6,600 hunting accidents were related to tree stands. As hunting seasons open up around the country, we want to continue to encourage hunters to stay safe.
Hunter Safety System (HSS) and Hunter Ed are coming together to give away the following items:

So here’s how you can win.

  1. Pick a social media site – Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
  2. Follow Hunter Ed and Hunter Safety System on the social media site you choose.
  3. Upload a picture taken from your tree stand. It can be of you or your view; show us your safety gear!
  4. Tag it with #treestandhunting.
  5. Check back on November 19 when we'll announce the winner on our social media channels

Eligible Channels:

We will contact the winner on the social media site where they submitted their image. The winning entry will be posted on Hunter Safety System’s and Hunter Ed’s social media sites.
Official Rules:


The Tree Stand Photo Contest (“Contest”), sponsored by Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc.(Sponsor), is only open to legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor and Sponsor’s affiliated companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other entities directly associated with this Contest, as well as the immediate family members and members of the same household of any of the above are not eligible to participate.Upon entering this Contest, entrants agree to waive any rights their state of residence may provide in regard to contests. Void where prohibited by law.


No purchase is necessary to enter or win. The Contest is open to individuals 18 and older who live in and are legal residents of the United States.  Multiple entries will be accepted.
Entrants must do one of the following to successfully enter the Contest.

  1. Like Hunter Ed and Hunter Safety System on Facebook.
  2. Follow Hunter Ed and Hunter Safety System on Twitter.
  3. Follow Hunter Ed on Instagram.

By submitting an entry, you agree to the terms defined within the official rules. By providing your entry, you give full and unlimited rights to the Sponsor to use, edit, broadcast, and reproduce your picture as the Sponsor sees fit.
Entries will only be accepted on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.


The Contest begins on November 1, 2013, at 8:00 a.m. (CT) and ends on November 15, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. (CT).

Winner Selection:

Prize winner will be selected by the Sponsor and announced via social media on November 19. Only one winner will be selected. The winner will be selected upon verification by the Sponsor that all Contest requirements have been met. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Sponsor which are final on all matters pertaining to the Contest. The Contest is governed by the laws of the United States. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. All taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.


The winner will receive a HSS-610 L/XL New Elite Vest ($159.95), a HSS LifeLine System ($39.95), HSS Glow Clips ($7.95), two HSS hats ($30), a Hunter Ed safety course ($24.50),  a Wolf 209 Magnum Break-Action Muzzleloader ($246.95), U.S Sportsmen's Alliance 1 year Sustaining Membership ($25), and USSA hat ($10) .

No substitution or transfer of prizes is permitted except by the Sponsor.


This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. Entrants agree to completely release Facebook, Twitter or Instagram of any responsibility related to this Contest. Entrants agree to providing information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

By entering this Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Entrants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person.

Limitations of Liability:

The Sponsor is not responsible for and may disqualify entries that are lost, late, incomplete, invalid, illegible, misdirected, failed transmissions, or partial or garbled transmissions, whether the result of human, mechanical, or electronic error or whether in the transmission, submission, or processing of the entries or otherwise. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, authorized or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or entries on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Contest. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Kalkomey Enterprises, Inc. reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest.

The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry of an entrant who is found tampering with the entry process or with the conduct or operation of any Contest or in violation of these Official Contest Rules.

Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either expresses or implied, outside of manufacturer’s limited warranty. No transfer, assignment, or substitution of a prize permitted, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute for prize an item of equal or greater value in is the event an advertised prize is unavailable. All federal, state, provincial, and local laws and regulations apply.

Winners may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and, where legally permissible, a Publicity Release within 7 days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Winner hereby further agrees that he/she will sign any documents necessary to transfer copyright of the entry to Sponsor within 7 days following the date of first attempted notification.

Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name and/or likeness, biographical material, and/or entry (including an altered form of the entry) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, winner agrees to hold Sponsor, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Promotion or acceptance or use of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical, or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prize.