Flight of Firsts Photo & Video Contest Terms & Conditions

Estes Industries

Flight of Firsts Photo & Video Contest

Official Terms & Conditions

Sponsored by Estes Industries, LLC (“Sponsor”) located at 1295 H St. Penrose, Colorado 81240.


  1. The Estes Industries Flight of Firsts Photo & Video Contest (the “Contest”) is open to all residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older as of May 22nd, 2020 (“Entrant”). The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. The Contest is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States.
  2. This Contest is not open to employees and immediate families of Estes Industries, LLC, their affiliates and/or related companies, retailers, distributors or advertising agencies.
  3. The Contest will run from May 22nd, 2020 5:00 PM MST to June 26, 2020 4:00 PM MST (“Entry Period”). The Organizer reserves the right to shorten or extend the Contest period without prior notice. All entries received outside the Contest period shall be automatically disqualified.
  4. To participate in the Flight of Firsts Photo & Video Contest you need to:

     Step 1: Share a photo and/or video of yourself (or a family member or friend) participating in an Estes related activity (building, launching, flying, recovering or displaying an Estes model rocket).

Step 2: Fill out the form with your photo caption, first name, last name and email address. Carefully read these terms and conditions. Then select the “I have read and agree to the rules” box.

     Step 3: Click enter to share your submission to the photo and/or video gallery.

    Step 4: Vote for your favorite photo and/or video. You may vote for your own photo or video. One vote per IP address is permitted.

     Step 5: Share your photo and/or video entry on your Facebook or Twitter page and ask for votes! (Optional)

  1. Selection of two (2) Grand Prize Winners:
  • One (1) Photo Contest Winner: One winner from the photo entries, meeting the requirements of the Official Rules, will be selected based on the highest number of votes.
  • One (1) Video Contest Winner: One winner from the video entries, meeting the requirements of the Official Rules, will be selected based on the highest number of votes.
  • The winners will be selected by 5:00 PM MST on the business day following the end of the Entry Period at Sponsor’s headquarters. The Winner will be notified by email by the end of business day June 30, 2020. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address of Entrant. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  1. By entering, each Entrant warrants and represents the following with respect to each Entrant’s Submission: (a) Entrant is the sole and exclusive owner of the Submission; (b) photographs of minors under the age of 18 years must be submitted by a parent or guardian and be accompanied by an Estes Industries photo release https://estesrockets.com/release/. (c) the Submission will not infringe on any rights of any third parties; (d) Entrant has obtained all photo releases to reproduce the likeness of someone other than themselves in their photo Submission.
  2. Providing a Submission constitutes Entrant’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including but not limited to on any and all Internet media, including the Sponsor’s websites and properties and on social networking sites (i.e., Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) for any legal purpose whatsoever.
  3. Entrants are required to comply with all respective Social Media platform rules and regulations when posting on Social Media platforms and are prohibited from spamming or creating fraudulent or multiple accounts.
  4. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook, SpaceX and/or NASA.
  5. Prize: Total Prize Pack equals $200.00. Two (2) winners will each receive one (1) of the following prize:

Grand Prize:

  • One (1) $100.00 Coupon redeemable only for items purchased online at estesrockets.com or for items ordered through Estes’ Customer Service Department by filling out the contact form or by telephone (719) 372-6565, extension 216. You can also email us at service@estesrockets.com or order by fax at (719) 372-3419. We accept purchase orders via email or fax.
  • Prize Coupons are valid from June 30, 2020 to June 29, 2021;
  • Prize Coupons cannot be used:
    • after an order has been placed; or

      in conjunction with any other offer or discount;

  • Prize Coupons are:
    • only available while supplies last;
    • non-transferable, not for resale, and not redeemable for cash;
    • void if prohibited by law.
  1. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value in the event the original Prize is unavailable. No substitution or transfer of Prize permitted except as provided herein. Prizes are not redeemable for cash.
  2. Winners must comply with all local and state regulations regarding launching of flying model rockets. Age restrictions vary by state. Launch restrictions vary by locale. For information regarding state regulations, go to: https://estesrockets.com/state-regulations/
  3. Privacy Policy: Any personal information supplied by you to Estes Industries will be subject to Estes Industries’ privacy policy posted at https://estesrockets.com/privacy-policy/. Notwithstanding the foregoing, and to the extent applicable, by entering the Contest and by opting in (providing a Contest photo and/or video), you grant Estes Industries permission to correspond via email, when applicable. Accordingly, your personal data will then be subject to the corresponding Estes Industries’ Privacy Policy. Additionally, by entering the Contest you understand that Estes Industries may send you additional commercial marketing email regarding Estes Industries and its partners.
  4. Entry in the Contest constitutes consent to use Entrant’s name, biographical information, image and likeness for editorial, advertising, promotional and publicity purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
  5. Entrant releases and holds harmless Estes Industries for any liability, claims, and/or causes of action based on defamation or violation of rights of publicity or privacy.