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Official Rules for the PHIL Annual Haulage Calendar Contest

The calendar contest provides an opportunity to highlight Philippi-Hagenbuch products within client environments.

Brief Overview

No Purchase, Payment or Entry Fee Necessary to Enter or to Win. A Purchase Will Not Improve Your Chances of Winning. Contest is Subject to All Federal, State and Local Laws, Rules and Regulations and is Void Where Prohibited.

Contest Period

The PHIL 2024 Calendar Contest (the Contest”) begins on July 24, 2023 at 12:00am Central Time and all entries must be submitted by 11:59pm Central Time, Friday, September 29, 2023 (the “Contest Period”). All entrants are responsible for determining the appropriate start and end times in their respective time zones.


  1. The Contest is open to anyone who has legal access to a Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. product. Employees of PHIL or of any of its divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, or advertising or promotional agencies, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees are not eligible to enter or to win. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.
  2. Each individual entrant may submit up to three (3) photographs. Each potential winner may have only one (1) photograph selected for the calendar.
  3. Photographers are requested to submit one to three images and are required to provide name and location (City, State & Country) of the operation.

Entry Terms + Conditions

  1. Take or select a previously taken photograph that show PHIL products in operation and include the company name, city and state of location.
  2. Fill out the online entry form: Between July 24, 2023 – September 29, 2023, visit pixofphil.com to complete the entry form and to upload and your Calendar Contest photo entry(ies).
  3. Note: Each photograph you submit in the Contest must be your own original work and must have not been previously published in any format, and you must be the sole owner of all rights in, or otherwise have the right to license the Photograph to Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc.
  4. Submit your completed official Contest entry form. All entries must be submitted through the calendar contest online entry form by 11:59 p.m. Central Time, September 29, 2023.
  5. Note: Each photo entered requires a separate entry form, limited to three (3) per entrant.

Due to an expected high volume of entries, PHIL will not be able to return any entry materials. PHIL will not be responsible for incomplete, illegible, unviewable, lost, or late entries, all of which will be disqualified. PHIL reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined by PHIL in its sole discretion to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest. PHIL further reserves the right to disqualify any entry that is alleged to infringe on any third party’s intellectual property or other rights, or that PHIL deems to be, in its sole discretion, obscene, offensive or otherwise inappropriate for viewing by a general audience. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received and the judges' scoring of those entries.

Contest Prizes

Depending on the final design of the PHIL 2024 Haulage Calendar, PHIL expects to select five (5) to a maximum of ten (10) winners in the contest. Each individual entrant may have only one (1) photograph selected for the calendar. A photograph of each winner’s submission will be published in the PHIL 2024 Haulage Calendar, on social media, the PHIL website and may appear in advertisements.

  • All entrants in the contest will receive a thank-you gift from Philippi-Hagenbuch for participating.
  • Each winner’s company will receive a $5,000 credit to be used towards the purchase of a PHIL Autogate® Tailgate, Water Tank, Rear Eject Body, or HiVol® Body, which must be redeemed by October 31, 2024. Credit cannot be combined with other credits, is not available as cash, and cannot be transferred to another party or entity. The credit expires on November 1, 2024.
  • Each winner will receive a PHIL Swag Box for their team containing over $250 worth of gifts.

Photograph Specifications + Permission to Use Entry Photography

Each photograph must be in digital format between 8 – 20 megapixels (minimum 2550 x 3300 pixels). No print or film submissions will be accepted for entry into this Contest. All photographs must be high resolution (300dpi – 600dpi) JPEG or .jpg. Please note that photographs need not be taken with a digital camera: scans of negatives or transparencies are acceptable. Photographs that fail to meet these specifications will automatically be disqualified.

Permission to Use Entry Photography: By entering the Contest, each contestant agrees that PHIL and its licensees may publish his or her captioned photograph in the PHIL 2024 Haulage Calendar and exhibit, copy, publish, make derivative works from or otherwise use his or her entry photograph and other entry materials for any purpose, in any media, in perpetuity, without limitation or additional permission or compensation, except where prohibited by law. Each contestant also agrees that Sponsor may crop, resize, or otherwise alter the photograph to fit the media necessary to produce the calendar, at PHIL’s discretion. These rights include exclusive first worldwide publication rights in and to all entries of the PHIL 2024 Haulage Calendar.


On or about September 5th, 2023 all eligible Contest entries will be judged by a panel of judges with expertise in visual arts. All decisions of the Contest judges will be final and binding in all respects. The judging will be based on the following criteria: (50%) artistic quality, and (50%) showcasing of a Philippi-Hagenbuch product. In the event of a tie, the photograph with the higher artistic quality score will win. Winners will be notified via email on or about October 15, 2023. PHIL’s inability to contact a winner may result in that winner’s disqualification and the selection of a substitute winner from among all remaining eligible entries.

Prize Claim

Except where prohibited, as a condition of being declared a winner in the Contest, each winner will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability, Publicity and Copyright Release and return these documents to PHIL within 14 days of notification. Failure to return this documentation by the deadline may result in the disqualification of the winner and the selection of a substitute winner from all remaining entries.

General Conditions

Your entry in this Contest constitutes your consent to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of PHIL and the contest judges, and to the use of your entry information and your photography in accordance with these Official rules and the terms and conditions stated on the official Contest entry form. By entering the Contest, you agree to PHIL and its licensees’ use of your name, likeness, company name, logo and biographical information in any media for any commercial, advertising or trade purpose without limitation or further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By entering the Contest, you further agree to release and hold harmless PHIL, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and promotional agencies, and all of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents, from any and all liability, claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with your participation in the Contest. PHIL, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to suspend, modify or terminate this Contest if it determines in its sole discretion that tampering, fraud, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of PHIL has corrupted, compromised or impaired the security, integrity, fairness or proper operation of the Contest. All personal information received through your entry into this contest will be governed by PHIL's privacy policy.

Limitations of Liability: By entering the Contest, entrants agree to release Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. and its employees, agents, affiliated companies, and advertising agencies (“Released Entities”) from any and all liability arising from: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by writer, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Contest; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement in any Contest-related materials; (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants’ participation in the Contest.; or (6) any third-party claims of intellectual property infringement. Entrants further agree to release Released Entities from any and all liability arising from malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. 


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