This Contest is governed exclusively by the laws of the State of California.
You are not authorized to participate in this Contest if you are not a legal U.S. resident.
  1. DATES OF CONTEST. This 2024 Nextdoor Love Your Neighborhood Awards Contest (this “Contest”) begins on January 8, 2024, at 12:00:01 am Pacific Standard Time (PST), and ends on January 30, 2024, at 11:59:59 pm PST (the “Submission Period”). 

  2. ELIGIBILITY. This Contest is open to: (a) legal U.S. residents; (b) who are the age of majority; (c) who have internet access; and (d) are Nextdoor members in good standing per the terms of Nextdoor’s Member Agreement located at https://help.nextdoor.com/s/article/Nextdoor-Member-Agreement?language=en_US (an “Entrant”, “you”, or “your”). Void outside of the U.S., and where prohibited, taxed, or restricted by law. All applicable laws and regulations apply. Officers, directors, managers, and employees of Nextdoor, Inc. (the “Sponsor”, “Nextdoor”, “our”, or “we”), and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies and their respective advertising and promotion agencies, consultants, and agents, as well as immediate family members and / or those living in the same household of each such person are not eligible to participate. This Contest may only be entered in the U.S., and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. 

  3. HOW TO ENTER. Snap a photo of what makes your neighborhood the best and embodies Nextdoor’s purpose – to cultivate a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on. Once you take your photo (your “Submission”), upload it to your Nextdoor newsfeed – selecting “anyone” as the audience and add the Contest hashtag #LoveYourNeighborhoodContest. Failure to correctly submit your Submission may result in your Submission not being considered. You may enter as many times as you want, but voters may only vote for one (1) Submission. All Submissions must be received by 11:59:59 pm PST on 30 January 2024. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of submissions by using multiple / different identities and / or any other methods will disqualify Entrant’s Submission.

  4. ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED DURING THE SUBMISSION PERIOD. By entering in this Contest, Entrants agree to be bound by these official Contest rules (these “Official Rules”) and agree that the decisions of the judges and / or Sponsor are binding and final on matters relating to this Contest. Failure to correctly submit your Submission may result in your Submission not being considered. You may enter as many times as you want, but voters may only vote for one (1) Submission (your Submission with the highest engagement). If you are chosen as a Winner, you must agree to the terms of these Official Rules, attest to your ownership and rights to the Submission, and be willing to disclose certain information in order to be eligible to receive any Prize.

  5. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES. Submissions must be received during the Submission Period as outlined herein and according to Sponsor’s internal server time. No other methods of entry will be accepted. All Submissions received during the Submission Period that are complete and otherwise qualified will be eligible to win (each, a “Qualified Submission”). Submissions will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, void, corrupted, garbled, illegible, or unintelligible Submissions and those Submissions are void and will not be accepted. Submissions must have an image ratio of 16 x 9 and a maximum file size of 7MB. Submission file type may be .JPG, .PNG, .GIF, or .TIFF. Please do not add a watermark to your Submission. Your Submission must be creative and fully original. All Submissions must be original works of authorship within the meaning of the Copyright Act of 1976 (as amended). In addition, your Submission must not contain images that are offensive, contain impermissible third-party intellectual property (such as shirt logos), or any persons for which you are not authorized. Submissions may not include any persons who: (a) are represented under contract (e.g., by a talent agent or manager) that would limit or impair Sponsor’s ability to display their likeness in any media form; (b) have an acting or modeling contract that would make their appearance in the Submission a violation of any third-party rights; (c) are under a merchandising agreement; or (d) are under any other contractual relationship including without limitation to guild and / or union memberships. Copyright and all other rights remain those of Entrant and / or any third parties from whom Entrant has obtained permission to use the third party's material(s). All Entrants understand and agree that any Submission may be used by Sponsor for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as exhibitions and print and digital media, except where prohibited. All Winners understand that their name, likeness, and winning Submission may be used for marketing and promotional purposes including in any media such as publicity, exhibitions, and print and digital media. Entrants shall and hereby grant Sponsor permission to use royalty-free, the Submission worldwide in all media in perpetuity. No Submission may depict any nudity, animal cruelty, harmful, illegal activity or substance, or offensive or obscene subject matter. No Submission shall portray Nextdoor in a negative light. Entrants may not copy, make derivative works of, or otherwise plagiarize the Submission from any source. Entrants agree to indemnify Sponsor against any and all claims of infringement from any third party for any use by Sponsor of Submission. Sponsor reserves the right to exclude any Submission that does not meet the above criteria in Sponsor’s sole discretion.

  6. SELECTION OF WINNERS AND ODDS OF WINNING. Contest Winners will be selected in two (2) steps.


  8. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS. Prizes are non-transferable, non-assignable, and ineligible for substitutions or cash redemptions. Sponsor will not replace a lost or stolen Prize and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All expenses, fees, tariffs, and taxes not specifically stated as being included are excluded and are the responsibility of the Winners. All gift card terms and conditions apply, and are incorporated herein by reference. No more than the stated number of Prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. Winning a Prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use a Prize Winner’s name, address, voice, and / or likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

  9. NOTIFICATIONS / CLAIMS. Sponsor will contact Prize Winners on or about February 7, 2024. Prize Winners must sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability / Publicity Release (a “Declaration”) and complete any tax forms issued by Sponsor (together with the Declaration, the “Paperwork”). In the event that a Prize Winner fails to return the required Paperwork, does not adhere to these Official Rules, or is found ineligible by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, that Prize Winner will be disqualified. Subsequently, the Entrant with the next highest-scoring Qualified Submission, and this process will continue until a qualified Prize Winner is determined. Sponsor will distribute Prizes to Prize Winners within eight (8) to twelve (12) weeks from Sponsor’s receipt of completed Paperwork from each Winner.

  10. CONDITIONS. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and any other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, including, without limitation, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern, and control. By participating in this Contest, Entrants and Prize Winners agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final in all respects and not subject to appeal. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entrant that Sponsor believes has violated these Official Rules and / or verify the eligibility of any Entrant. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.

  11. NO LIABILITY. By entering into this Contest, Entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless the Sponsor and each of Sponsor’s respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claims made by any Entrant or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Contest as well as any other claims, damages, or liability due to any injuries, damages, or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from receipt, acceptance, possession, misuse, or use of the Prize or participation in any Contest-related activity or participation in this Contest. Entrants who are California residents assume the above mentioned risks and agree that their release shall apply to all unknown or unanticipated results of the occurrences described above, as well as those known or anticipated, and such Entrants hereby knowingly waive any and all rights and protections under California Civil Code Section 1542, which section reads as follows: “A general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”

  12. USE OF DATA / PRIVACY. Except as otherwise stated in these Official Rules, personal information collected in connection with this Contest will be used for the administration of this Contest and in accordance with: (a) Nextdoor’s Member Agreement available at https://help.nextdoor.com/s/article/Nextdoor-Member-Agreement?language=en_US; and (b) Nextdoor’s privacy policy available at https://help.nextdoor.com/s/article/Privacy-Policy?language=en_US, including any jurisdictional notices applicable to an Entrant’s place of residence. By participating in this Contest, Entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy. Any communication or information transmitted to Sponsor and / or the Nextdoor website by email or otherwise is and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. For the sole purpose of administering the Contest Prizes, Sponsor is a data controller, and Tremendous, LLC is a data processor responsible for handling your personal information (name and address) to notify you of the Prize and customize its presentation in strict accordance with: (1) Sponsor’s privacy policy; (2) Tremendous’ privacy policy available at https://www.tremendous.com/privacy/; and (3) the contractual agreement(s) between Sponsor and Tremendous. Tremendous will use your name and email only as directed by Sponsor and is prohibited from using or disclosing such information for any other purpose.

  13. OFFICIAL RULES AND / OR LIST OF PRIZE WINNERS. A copy of these Official Rules and / or a list of Prize Winners will be available at https://go.nextdoor.com/uslynjan2024 for one hundred twenty (120) days after this Contest ends.

  14. SPONSOR. Nextdoor, Inc., 420 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. This Contest is in no way sponsored or administered by Visa Inc. or Tremendous, LLC; Nextdoor, Inc. is solely responsible for the verification of Winners, fulfillment of Prizes, and all other aspects of this Contest.

© 2024 Nextdoor. All rights reserved. Third-party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third-party trademarks in these Official Rules or in this Contest is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of this Contest.

a. STEP ONE: A panel of qualified judges from the Nextdoor community will select six (6) Qualified Submissions based on the following hundred (100)-point scale (each, a “Finalist”). NOTE: In the event of a tie, tying entries will be rescored, with double weight being given to the Nextdoor’s purpose category.

            i. Expression of the #LoveYourNeighborhoodContest theme (up to sixty (60) points);

           ii. Technical merit (up to ten (10) points);

          iii. Creativity (up to fifteen (15) points); and

          iv. Embodies Nextdoor’s purpose of cultivating a kinder world where everyone has a neighborhood they can rely on (up to fifteen (15) points).

b. STEP TWO: On or about February 1, 2024, Sponsor will post a poll on Nextdoor for neighbors to vote for their favorite Finalist Submission. Voting opens on or about February 1, 2024, and ends on or about February 6, 2024. The Finalist Submission with the most votes in the poll, will be the Contest grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) and the next two (2) highest-scoring Finalists will be runners-up Winners. There will be three (3) Contest winners total – one (1) Grand Prize Winner and two (2) runners-up winners (each, a “Winner”). In the event of a tie, the Finalist with the highest engagement on their Submission wins. The Winners will be determined as outlined herein and will be announced on or around February 8, 2024.

c. ODDS OF WINNING. Odds of winning depend on the number of Qualified Submissions received for this Contest.

a. GRAND PRIZE. The Grand Prize Winner will receive one (1) Three Thousand USD Visa gift card (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $3,000.00 USD). The gift card is subject to Visa’s terms and conditions and Nextdoor is not responsible for such terms and conditions or any claims arising from or in connection with such terms.

b. RUNNERS-UP. Each of the two (2) runners-ups will receive one (1) One Thousand USD Visa gift card (ARV of $1,000.00 USD); Total ARV of Prizes for both runners-up is Two Thousand USD ($2,000.00). The gift cards are subject to Visa’s terms and conditions and Nextdoor is not responsible for such terms and conditions or any claims arising from or in connection with such terms.

c. Total ARV of all Contest Prizes: Five Thousand USD ($5,000.00).

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