Official Rules

1. Eligibility.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Legal residents at least 18 years of age who reside in and who are physically located in the United States (excluding its territories and possessions) and/or Canada (excluding the providence of Quebec) between May 1, 2019 and June 29, 2019 are eligible to enter the Color Outside the Lines 2019 (the "Promotion"). On or around August 1, 2010 John Paul Mitchell Systems ("JPMS") will randomly select a winner from all of the entries received in each entry and category (3 total; International winners are awarded separately) to win a prize package including:

Entrants ages 18-21 may be required to have their parent or guardian's permission to enter as described below. Employees, agents or officers of JPMS or any entity involved in the development, production, implementation and distribution of the Promotion, including any advertising or promotion agency, supplier of prizes for the Promotion, parent company, service provider, subsidiary or affiliate of any such entity or any other entity directly associated with the Promotion (hereinafter the "Promotion Entities") or any member of the immediate family of and/or person living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to enter the Promotion. All entries will be given equal dignity. Void where prohibited by law. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decision, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Your chance of winning depends on the number of entries received during the promotion time period. A purchase will not increase your chance of winning.

2. Entries.

(a) To enter the Promotion, post on Instagram and hashtag the category you are entering. Contest hashtags must be in the caption (not in the comment), and submissions must include tagging @paulmitchellpro and #ColorOutsidetheLines. You may only use Paul Mitchell® Professional Hair Color and lightener products to achieve your final look. For the Best Color Transformation Entry, you must include a before and after picture of your model. If the model has been retouched, please include the unretouched photo with your submission. Each entry must consist of one hairdresser and one model. Only the hairdresser whose name is on the entry form can cut the hair, style the hair and receive the award. No extensions, wigs or hair pieces permitted. No full-body pictures. Must show from the waist up only. All model and stylist participants must be 18 years of age or older. Color photos only; black-and-white images will not be considered. No Polaroids. Entry photos that have been previously published cannot be considered. Photo rights during the competition are reserved for Paul Mitchell®. Upon completion of the competition, all photographs may be used by both Paul Mitchell® and the entrant. Any failure to comply with the rules of this competition will render a competitor liable for disqualification. It is the contestant’s responsibility to perform a patch test prior to a hair color service.

Entries must be received between May 1, 2019 and June 29, 2019. You may enter as many pictures as you’d like for any or all categories. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges and these Official Rules and to comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. JPMS, and those working for or on behalf of JPMS, will not be responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, or postage due mail or email, or for Internet, computer hardware and software, phone, and other technical errors, malfunctions, and delays. Entries which are mutilated, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, forged, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules are also void. Entries will be void if JPMS deems it to be patently offensive or with profanity, violence or nudity, or which, in the judgment of its attorneys, might subject JPMS or its licensees to unfavorable regulatory action, violate any law, infringe the rights of any Person, or subject JPMS or its Licensees to liability for any reason.

(b) Submissions are hereinafter referred to as an "Entry."

(c) NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.

3. Our Right to Use Your Work and Information About You.

(a) Entries and other submitted material become the property of JPMS and will not be acknowledged or returned. By submitting an Entry: You irrevocably assign to JPMS all right, title, and interest in your Entry (including, without limitation, the copyright) in any and all media whether now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, anywhere in the world, with the right to make any and all uses thereof, including, without limitation, for purposes of advertising or trade.

(b) By submitting an Entry, you grant to JPMS and its affiliated companies the right, except where prohibited by law, to use your name and e-mail address contained in the submission/Entry and written or oral statements, for advertising and promotional purposes in promoting or publicizing JPMS and its products or services, without compensation unless required by law. You shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation, and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based on invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, alteration, or use in composite form of your name, e-mail address, biographical information, or entry. The rights granted under this paragraph shall extend to JPMS and its affiliated companies with respect to all entrants in the Promotion, including those entrants who are selected as Winners and those entrants who are not selected as Winners. JPMS is under no obligation to use the winning Entry for any purpose.

(c) The information that you provide in connection with the Promotion may be used for JPMS’s internal purposes and to send you information about JPMS and its affiliates, but will not be provided to third parties without your consent, except as necessary for the administration of the Promotion or as required by law or legal process. If you would like your name removed from JPMS’s mailing lists or if you do not wish to receive JPMS emails, write to JPMS at 1888 Century Park East, #1600, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

4. Selection of Winner(s) / Prize(s).

(a) On or around August 1, 2019, JPMS will select a winner from all of the entries received using the blind judging method to win a prize package including:

All odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the promotion period. If a Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize, if a prize is returned as undeliverable or if a Winner fails to comply with any of the provisions of these rules, such Winner's prize will be forfeited. If a prize is unclaimed or forfeited an alternate winner will be selected at JPMS’s discretion.

(b) By accepting the prize, the Winner releases and discharges JPMS, affiliated companies and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and all their respective employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents from any liability or damage due in whole or in part to the award, acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize or from participation in this Promotion. Prize is not redeemable for cash or substitutable for any other item by winner. JPMS reserves the right to substitute a comparable prize of like or greater value for any prize, or to pay winners a cash equivalent (the value of which shall be determined by JPMS in its sole discretion), for any reason.

(c) If, for reasons beyond the Sponsor’s control (including, but not limited to, tampering or computer virus infection), the Promotion is not capable of running as originally planned, the Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion, without liability. All taxes (including, but not limited to, income taxes) are the sole responsibility of winners. An IRS Form 1099-MISC will be issued to the winner for the value of the prize. Prize winners may be required to execute (and have notarized) an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and Copyright Ownership Agreement, a W-9 and/or a Publicity Release (the "Affidavit/Release") which must be returned to and received by Sponsor within seven (7) days of being notified of winning the prize. Winner will also be required to send a copy of their passport, driver’s license or birth certificate as proof of age and residency. Non-compliance with any of these requirements may result in disqualification, in which case an alternate winner may be chosen. Return of prize, prize notification, Affidavit/Release as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. All entrants agree to comply fully with each provision in these Official Rules. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Promotion and any person who does not comply with these Official Rules, will be ineligible for any prize(s) and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

5. Issues of Law.


6. Your Release of JPMS from Any and All Liability.

Entrants agree that Promotion Entities shall not be liable for losses or injuries of any kind resulting from: (i) acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of prize(s), (ii) participation in the Promotion, (iii) individual, joint or collective technical malfunctions of the telephone network and/or transmission line, computer online system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, hardware and/or software, or (iv) any delay or distortion of an Entry resulting from data transmissions that are garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, mutilated, delayed, corrupted, mechanically duplicated, illegible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants also agree that the Promotion Entities are not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant's or third person's computer related to or resulting from the Promotion, the Entries and/or its prizes. The Promotion Entities are not liable for damage to a user's computer system (including, without limitation, any server failure or lost, delayed or corrupted data or other malfunction) due, either directly or indirectly, to an entrant's participation in the Promotion or downloading of information in connection with the Promotion. The Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel the Promotion in the event that any portion of any web site used to administer any aspect of the Promotion becomes technically corrupted.

7. How to Get More Information

(a) To obtain a list of prize winners, write to the Color Outside the Lines 2019 c/o 1888 Century Park East, #1600, Los Angeles, CA 90067. The sponsor of this Promotion is JPMS. Questions regarding the Promotion can be directed by mail to Color Outside the Lines c/o 1888 Century Park East, #1600, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

(b) Copies of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Color Outside the Lines c/o 1888 Century Park East, #1600, Los Angeles, CA 90067. (WA and VT residents may omit return postage.) Requests for Official Rules must be received by June 1, 2019. All times and dates in these Official Rules are Pacific Standard Time.


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This promotion is void after Saturday, June 29, 2019, 11:59 p.m. PT, the deadline for posting on Instagram. Entries received after this date will not be accepted even if the contest is still appearing on any website.