Jack Daniel's Single Barrel "Dog of the Year" Contest

Official Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. You must be at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of the United States to enter. Contest void in California and wherever prohibited or restricted by law. 


  1. CONTEST PERIOD: The "Dog of the Year" Contest starts on February 15, 2011 and ends on March 10, 2011. All entries must be received by March 10, 2010 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

  2. HOW TO ENTER: Visit http://www.jackdaniels.com/toplab/register.aspx?trust=yes and post /submit the description of your Chocolate Lab. Submissions must be text only and will be judged on one or all of the below criteria:
    • Background information about the dog
    • An interesting story about the dog
    • The dog's abilities

    -All written entries must be 150 words or less to qualify. 
    -Limit one entry per Chocolate Lab.
    -Entries that are misdirected, illegible, late or not received due to technical malfunction will not be eligible.
    -All entries become the property of Brown-Forman.

  3. ELIGIBILITY: Employees of Brown-Forman, Jack Daniel's Single Barrel, their affiliates, liquor wholesale licensees, retailers, as well as the advertising/promotion agency, and the immediate families and household members of each are not eligible to win. You must be at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of the United States to be eligible. This promotion is void in California and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.

  4. PRIZES: There will be one (1) prize awarded. The winning prize consists of a painting of the winning dog created by renowned wildlife artist Jim Killen. (A.R.V. $5,000.00). Jim Killen will travel to the winner's residence to photograph the winning Chocolate Lab. Painting will be rendered from these photographs. The winner will receive the original acrylic painting and the image of the original painting becomes the property of Brown-Forman and will be used inside the 2011 Jack Daniel's Single Barrel – Ducks Unlimited Gift Tin. All entries may be re-printed and used by Brown-Forman at its sole discretion. Brown-Forman will retain rights to the use of all submitted entries and may use them for the purposes of advertising and promotion. 

  5. JUDGING: Judging will be conducted by a panel of judges selected by Brown-Forman whose decision concerning all aspect of this promotion shall be final.

  6. CLAIMING PRIZE/RELEASE: Winner will be notified by mail and/or email. By accepting his or her prize, the winner: (a) releases Brown-Forman/account specific and their affiliated companies and licensed alcohol wholesalers and retailers from any all liability claims, action or proceedings arising out of or for injuries or damages sustained while involved in a promotion activity or connection with the use of the prizes; as well as (b) consents to the use by Brown-Forman for promotional purposes in connection with this promotion, of his or her name and/or likeness and/or voice without further compensation.

  7. WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: To view the winner of this contest, go to http://www.jackdaniels.com/toplab/register.aspx?trust=yes after April 1, 2011.