Patch Contest

Surplus Provisions LLC
2023 Patch Contest Terms & Conditions 


  1. Introduction
  • Surplus Provisions LLC (“Sponsor”) is sponsoring a Patch Contest (“Contest”).
  • The Contest will begin on January 18, 2023 and end on May 28, 2023 (“Contest Period”).

  1. Eligibility
  • The Patch Contest (the “Contest”)  is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.  
  • The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

  1. How to Enter
  • Participants may enter the Contest by fulfilling the following requirements during the Contest Period:
    • Design a unique patch, it must be the participant's own, original design.  It can have elements of open source images, but overall design must be original.
    • Participants should email their unique patch design to
    • Email MUST include “Patch Contest” in the subject and include the participant’s full name and phone number in the body of the email.
    • Patch design should be a large, clear, high quality resolution file (preferably vector format)  in a 2:3 size for a 2”Hx3”W final patch design.
    • Entries may be hand drawn, however, a digitized file is highly recommended.  If a hand drawn picture is submitted, it should have clean, purposeful lines for easy digitization.  
  • There are no limits on the number of entries by each participant.  Participants may submit as many entries as they want during the Contest Period.
  • Entries must be submitted during the Contest Period in order to be considered.

  1. Prize
  • The winner of the Contest will receive a $500 Surplus Provisions Gift Card.
  • The prize is non-transferable, non-assignable, and cannot be redeemed for cash.

  1. Winner Selection
  • The winner of the Contest will be selected based on the best patch design at the discretion of the Sponsor.  Creativity, originality, artistic merit, and relevance will be taken into consideration by the Sponsor.
  • After the Contest Period ends, the winner will be notified via phone call and email and will be required to respond to the notification within one week. If the winner does not respond within the specified time, an alternate winner may be selected.

  1. General Terms
  • By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.
  • The Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel the Contest at any time without notice.
  • The Sponsor is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the administration of the Contest.
  • Any dispute regarding the Contest will be resolved solely by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association.

  1. Intellectual Property
  • By submitting an entry to the Contest, the participant represents and warrants that the entry is original and does not infringe upon the intellectual property rights of any third party.
  • The participant also grants the Sponsor a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, and display the entry for any purpose, including, but not limited to marketing and promotional purposes.

  1. Limitation of Liability
  • The Sponsor will not be liable for any damages arising out of or in connection with the Contest, including but not limited to any lost profits, damages to reputation, or loss of data.
  • By participating in the Contest, participants release the Sponsor and its affiliates from any and all liability arising from their participation in the Contest.

  1. Publicity
  • By participating in the Contest, participants grant the Sponsor the right to use their name, likeness, and/or image for promotional purposes in any media without further compensation.

  1. Governing Law
  • The Contest and these terms and conditions will be governed by the laws of the State of Rhode Island.

  1. Social Media Platforms
  • This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook/Meta or Instagram.
  • Participants are providing information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook/Meta or Instagram.
  • By participating in the Contest, participants release Facebook/Meta and Instagram from any and all liability arising from their participation in the Contest.