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Contest Rules



  1. Eligibility 

  Bag Design Contest (the "Contest") is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Purse for the People and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. 


  1. Sponsor 

  The Contest is sponsored by Purse for the People, located at 2418 Locust St., Butte, Montana 59701. 


  1. Agreement to Official Rules 

Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein. 


  1. Contest Period 

The Contest begins on April 22, 2022 at 8:00 AM MT and public voting ends on June 5th, 2022 at 8:00 AM MT (the "Contest Period"). Entries that are submitted after the May 14th will be disqualified.

Important Dates

Contest starts: April 22, 2022 8 AM MT

Last day to submit your design: May 14, 2022 8 AM MT

Finalists selected: May 15, 2022 8 AM MT

Public vote begins: May 18, 2022 8 AM MT

Public vote closes: June 5, 2022 8 PM MT

Winner Announced: June 7, 2022 8 PM MT

Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Contest using only the following method online.


  1. How to Enter 

   Step 1. Design Your Bag   

Go to: a style and create your own beautiful personalized design. 

How to Design Your Bag

Bag designs that are already present on our website must not be duplicated. Any duplicate will not qualify for the contest. 

Step 2: Create and post to your instagram profile, as many screenshots of your bag design as necessary to showcase your design. We recommend a minimum of 5 images taken directly from the product customization page. (front, side, open, and additional views showing your fancy tassel or any other add ons) Add #P4PCONTEST so we can find your submission and tag @purse4thepeople on your post. 

Step 3: Add the hashtag  #P4PCONTEST and tag @purse4thepeople

This will allow the sponsor to locate your design on your Instagram profile and consider it for finalist selection. Once the sponsor has selected the three finalists, their design will be posted on the sponsor's Instagram profile for public vote. Each finalist is free to ask their friends and followers to like their design on the sponsor’s Instagram Profile.


  Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address and or social profile, for the duration of the Contest Period. Entries received from any person, social profile, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged unless otherwise stipulated. 

Any contestant may also submit a design and enter by emailing their screenshots to

  1. Prize Winner 

On June 7th, 2022, the Sponsor will announce the winner selected by public vote. Public voting will be live on the Sponsor’s instagram profile, @purse4thepeople, from May 18, 2022 8 AM MT to June 5, 2022 8 AM MT. A comment on the Sponsor’s contest instagram post with the associating number/letter of the favorite finalist will be considered a valid vote.The finalist with the most valid votes on their design as shown on Sponsors Instagram will be the winner. The Sponsor will  notify the official winner via Direct Message on June 05, 2022. If the potential winner does not respond within 24 hours after the first attempt to contact them, the Sponsor may select an alternate winner in their place. Public voting to determine the winner is limited to one vote per person.


  1. Winner Notification 


  The potential winners will be notified by instant message on Instagram. The winner will be required to complete and submit a Declaration of Compliance within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. 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. Only three (3) alternates will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 3-6 weeks after the conclusion of the Contest. 


  1. Prizes 


Grand Prize:  Handbag of your choice and own custom design. Fair Trade Chocolate and. Book by Marci Zaroff.


Two Finalists: Fair Trade Chocolate and Book by Marci Zaroff


  1. General Conditions 

  In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to buy votes, damage the fair process or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney's fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 


  1. Release and Limitations of Liability 

  By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney's fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. 


  1. Disputes 

  Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Montana. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Montana, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Montana. 


  1. Privacy 

  Information collected from entrants is subject to the sponsor's privacy policy. We will not share anyone’s information unless specifically agreed to. By participating, any finalist and winner agrees to the sharing of your social profile, bag design and name during the contest period.