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Instagram Photo Challenge

Official Rules and Regulations

How to enter the ASLMS 2019 Instagram Challenge(s)

  • Follow aslmsmeeting on Instagram
  • Conference Challenge
    • Use an ASLMS photo frame in your photo
    • Post a photo or video on Instagram meeting the challenge any time during the conference until Sunday 12:00 PM (MST)
    • Conference Challenge winner is chosen at random from all photo frame entries received throughout conference.
    • Winner will be announced on Instagram by 10:00 AM the following day
  • Daily Challenges
    • Post a photo or video on Instagram meeting the day’s challenge between 12:00 AM and 11:59 PM (MST) each day
      • Thursday: Welcome to ASLMS 2019! Let us know you are here.
      • Friday: Meet a luminary! Get a photo with someone that has 5 or more ribbons.
      • Saturday: The best part of ASLMS 2019 is… Share your favorite conference experience
    • Daily Challenge winners are chosen at random from entries posted that day.
    • Winners will be announced on Instagram by 10:00 AM the following day.
  • Include the hashtag #ASLMS2019 in each photo or video caption
  • Each submission will count as one (1) entry, with a limit of five (5) entries per day per entrant.
  • Entrants must be ASLMS 2019 attendees


The Challenge is open to registered attendees of ASLMS 2019 who are age 18 or older at the time of entry. Exhibitors may submit entries as long as they are not promoting their company, booth, or a product or brand. ASLMS employees and their immediate family as are not eligible for entry.


$100 Amazon gift card. Prizes are non-transferable. The odds of winning a prize depend upon the number of individuals who participate in the challenge. Prize winners are responsible for any applicable federal, state and local taxes on their prize.

Winner Selection

Winners will be chosen randomly from all eligible entries received during the time period of the challenges. ASLMS will reach out to the winning entrant via Instagram message and the ASLMS mobile app by 10:00 AM the day following the Challenge. 

Restrictions; Release of Liability; Additional Terms

The Challenge is void where prohibited or restricted by law, and is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Participation in the Challenge constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules & Regulations. The Challenge is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Instagram or By participating, attendees confirm that they release Instagram of responsibility and agree to Instagram’s and Amazon’s Terms of Use.

ASLMS reserves the right to remove images or materials which, in its sole discretion, disparage persons or organizations, violate federal, state, or local laws, are in poor taste, or which are inconsistent with the standards of ASLMS.  ASLMS also reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Challenge.

Entering the ASLMS Instagram Photo Challenge constitutes permission for ASLMS to use your photo and caption in any manner it deems necessary or appropriate on its website, social media, print publications, or any other media without compensation and in perpetuity. By submitting any photos or videos containing the names or images of any third parties, you also represent and warrant that you have the consent of all such third parties to use their names and/or images, and you further agree to indemnify, defend and hold ASLMS harmless from any claims or damages arising out of that use.

Neither ASLMS nor anyone involved in administering or providing prizes for the Challenge will have liability arising out of participation in the Challenge, including but not limited to technical malfunctions, including those arising from electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions.

The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery is the world’s largest scientific organization dedicated to promoting research, education and high standards of clinical care in the field of medical laser applications. It provides a forum for the exchange of scientific information and participation in communicating the latest developments in laser medicine and surgery to clinicians, research investigators, government and regulatory agencies, and the public.

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