The Grand Prize winning Spokesdog and the Grand Prize winning Spokescat will have their entry image and pet's name featured on the labels for the 2023 Miskatonic Brewing Company West Coast Wizard Beer. The Ales for Tails Beer is a limited small batch production by Miskatonic Brewing Company in Darien, Illinois. The Grand Prize winners will each receive one case of 2023 Miskatonic Brewing Company Ales for Tails beer, in addition to the finalist prizes. Each case of beer is valued at $72. They will also receive a Miskatonic gift card valued at $50, and two Miskatonic glasses valued at $12.
The Grand Prize winning Spokesdog and the Grand Prize winning Spokescat will be selected by the judges from the top three finalist dog entries and top three finalist cat entries receiving the most votes in the online photo contest.
The top three dog entrants and the top three cat entrants receiving the most votes will be the contest finalists. Each contest finalist will receive a $100 gift certificate from Spay Illinois Pet Well Clinics, redeemable for services at either the Spay Illinois Wellness Clinic or Surgical Spay/Neuter Center. Each gift certificate has a $100 value. The four non-grand-prize-winning entrants will receive one 4-pack of Ales for Tails beer from Miskatonic Brewing Company, valued at $12. The two entrants in second place will also receive a Miskatonic Brewing Company gift card valued at $20, and two Miskatonic Brewing coozies with a value of $5. The two entrants in third place will also receive a $10 Miskatonic Brewing Company Gift Card.
Total Prize Values for each contest finalist:
Grand Prize (2): $234 value
2nd Place (2): $137 value
3rd Place (2): $122 value
Spay Illinois will attempt to notify the top three finalist dog families and the top three finalist cat families via telephone or email on or about October 3-7, 2023. If the potential winners cannot be contacted within three (3) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, Spay Illinois may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place from the next non-winning, eligible top vote-getter. The Spokesdog and Spokescat winners will be revealed in October 2023 at Miskatonic Brewing Company.
The Grand Prize winners will be notified in person at Miskatonic Brewing Company on or about October 28, 2023. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner among the remaining eligible entries. Prizes involving the production of beer can label artwork will be fulfilled approximately 6 weeks after the conclusion of the contest.