THREE WINNERS WILL RECEIVE A $300 INKKAS.COM GIFT CARD

And May Be Featured On Our Social Media and Inkkas.com!

We created this Contest to promote self-expression through art and to provide an opportunity for our Inkkas community to unite and relish in that art together! We will select 3 winners based on the originality, creativity, and inspiration of the shoe art!

We look forward to seeing what you create!

Step by Step Instructions :

1. Read the Official Contest Rules

  • Eligibility requirements and certain restrictions apply.

2. Find Your “Blank Canvas” -- Some Blank White or Black Shoes.

  • Use a solid, plain white shoe without any design.
  • You can use just one shoe (the left or the right) or both.
  • No purchase is necessary to participate, but you are welcome to purchase Inkkas’ blank white high tops, white slip ons, or black slip ons (Note: We only made 250 pairs so they may sell out quickly!) These are the same as our other Inkkas high tops and slip ons, except they are blank white/ black shoes with an Inkkas signature tab on the back.

3. Gather Your Art Materials.

  • The sky's the limit here, so get creative!
  • You can use materials such as paint, textiles, markers, sharpies, paint pens, puff paint, stickers, stitching, accessories, stamps, glitter... really anything that inspires you!

4. Express Yourself!

  • Your art can be abstract or realistic, colorful or black & white, sketches, drawings, paintings, etc. You can make your art on any and all parts of your shoe. You are in control here, so let the spirit move you!

5. Enter Your Shoe Art via Instagram by March 25, 2022 at 11:59pm Pacific Time.
Winners announced by April 5 ! Follow these Steps:

  • Follow @InkkasWorldwear on Instagram;
  • Post to Instagram at least 1 photo, and no more than 5, of your shoe art. At least 1 photo should be taken against a solid background. The remaining photos can be creative -- be sure to show plenty of angles of your art!
  • Include the hashtags #InkkasWorldwear and #shoecontest22 in the caption of the photograph(s);
  • Include a caption that describes your shoe art and what inspired you to create it!

Question? Feel free to email us at hello@inkkas.com

Submission Photo Examples:

Check out some of last year's submissions

INKKAS EXPRESS YOURSELF SHOE ART CONTEST RULES

PLEASE READ THESE RULES CAREFULLY PRIOR TO PARTICIPATION OR ENTRY. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARYTO PARTICIPATE, ENTER, OR WIN. OPEN ONLY TO INDIVIDUALS (AGES 18 AND OVER OR AGES 13-17 WITH PARENT PERMISSION) WHO ARE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

The Inkkas Express Yourself Shoe Art Contest (the”Contest") is created and sponsored by Global Footwear, LLC, trading as Inkkas or Inkkas.com ("Sponsor” or ”lnkkas"). By participating in the Contest, you agree to the terms and conditions of the Inkkas website, which are available at https://inkkascom/pages /terms—conditions, incorporated herein by reference, and that your participation will be governed by, and you shall abide by, all ofthe following rules (the ”Contest Rules") outlined herein.

1.ELIGIBILITY. The Contest is open only to individuals who (a) are legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia, and (b) as of the date of the individual’s first Entry, are at least thirteen (13) years old with permission from a parent or legal guardian, or are at least eighteen (18) years old. Sponsor in its discretion may require a person who submits an Entry ("Participant") to provide verification of eligibility. The following individuals are not eligible to enter or win the Contest: current or former (within the immediately preceding 12 months) employees, officers, directors, and contractors of Inkkas, and anyone involved in the administration of the Contest, and any member of the immediate family (i.e., a parent, sibling, child or grandchild) or household of any of the foregoing individuals.

2. ENTRY PERIOD. Entries will be accepted starting at 12:01 am. Pacific Time, February 1 S, 2022 and ending 11:59 pm: Pacific Time, March 25, 2022 (the ”Entry Period”).The timestamp generated by Instagram shall be the official time—keeping device forThe Contest.

3. ENTRY GUIDELINES: Each Entry must depict only the Participant’s own, original art on a blank shoe (just the left orthe right shoe, or the pair). In other words, the completed shoe art must represent only the work ofthe Participant.The Entry cannot include any content that violates or infringes upon the intellectual property or other rights of any third party (including but not limited to rights of publicity, privacy, patent, trademark, copyright, or libel, defamation or slander). By way of example only, do not use in your shoe art the names or logos ofany shoe companies other than Inkkas, favorite bands, celebrities or athletes, etc. Other than the shoes themselves, the Entry should not include any content that is not owned by the Participant. If Inkkas, in its sole discretion, suspects such violation/infringement ofthird party rights, the entry will be disqualified.While Participants may use any materials to create the shoe art, no photography or media work attached to the shoes will be accepted.

4. How to Enter: All Entries shall be submitted through Instagram. Individuals must have or open an Instagram account in orderto participate in the Contest. Each Participant may submit only one Entry (meaning only one Entry will be permitted per Instagram Account). Instagram accounts are subject to the Instagram terms and conditions. A Participant’s Instagram account must not be set to “private"(lnkkas can only see your“public" photographs).

To enter, complete the following steps:

  • (1) Follow @InkkasWorldwear on Instagram;
  • (2) Post to Instagram at least one photograph, and no more than five, of your original shoe art. At least one photograph of your shoe art should be taken against a solid background;
  • (3) Include the hashtags #InkkasWorldwear and #shoecontest22 in the caption of the photograph; and
  • (4) Include a caption that describes your shoe art and what inspired you to create it.

By using the hashtags #InkkasWorldwear and #shoecontest22 to submit an Entry, you warrant and represent that your Entry photograph is original and does not infringe the intellectual property rights ofany third party, you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish and exploit the Entry photograph, the Entry does not feature trademarks, logos, or brand names other than Inkkas, and the Entry is not made for any improper purpose such as to intimidate or harass any individual orto ridicule, disparage, or embarrass Inkkas.

By using the hashtag #InkkasWorldwear to submit an Entry, you also grant Inkkas a non-exclusive perpetual license throughout the universe to use and exploit (including without limitation by reproduction, distribution, public display, adaptation, communication to the public, and/or public performance, and including for commercial purposes) the Entry photograph in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including any of Inkkas social media accounts, mobile application, the Inkkas websites, emails to Inkkas’ customer list, advertisements, and the Inkkas blog. You further waive to the full extent permitted by law any and all claims against Inkkas related to moral rights in the Entry photograph.

No Entry shall contain any language or imagery which Inkkas deems, in its sole and absolute discretion, to be inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, or that promotes discrimination on the basis of race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age. Inkkas reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entry that contains any such language or imagery, or which otherwise may be in violation of any law.

Late, incomplete and/or inaccurate entries and entries not complying with all Rules are subject to disqualification. Any form of automated entry, including by the use of macros, scripts or bots, will be disqualified. Furthermore, by entering, each Participant represents and warrants that each Entry complies with these Contest Rules in full. Entries must not contain any material that Inkkas, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate for public viewing and/or determines is contrary to the Contest mission. Inkkas reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify and/or not accept any Entry that Sponsor determines does not or is likely not to comply with these guidelines.

All Entries must be posted to Instagram no later than 11:59 pm Pacific Time on March 25, 2022.

5. Judging Criteria: All Entries will bejudged by Inkkas personnel, to be selected by Inkkas at its sole discretion (the “Judges").The Judges shall select each Winner using the following equally weighted criteria: (1 ) Originality; (2) Creativity; and (3) Inspiration supporting the shoe art, as described by the Participant in the Entry (in the photograph caption). Decisions ofthe Judges are final and binding.

6. Winner Notification, Requirements, and Grant of Rights: Inkkas, using the @InkkasWorldwear Instagram account, will notify Winner by making an Instagram comment on the winning Entry (the “Notification"), by April 5, 2022.To claim the Prize, Winner must respond to the Notification within forty-eight (48) hours of its posting by emailing hello@inkkas.com with the Winner’s full legal name, hom (US. city and state), phone number, and email addresses. The Winner must also, within forty-eight (48) hours of Notification, return a declaration of eligi lity and grant Ikkas in writing a royalty-free, irrevocable, transferrable, sublicensable, and non-exclusive perpetual license throughout the universe for use in any and all media whether now known or hereafter devised to use and exploit (including without limitation by reproduction, distribution, public display, adaptation, communication to the public, and/or public performance, and including for commercial purposes) the Entry photograph(s), waive to the full extent permitted by law any and all claims against Inkkas related to moral rights in the Entry, and except where prohibited, grant written permission to have the Winners name, likeness and identity used for promotional purposes by Inkkas without additional compensation.

If there is a dispute as to the identity ofan entrant, the Prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the Instagram account associated with the winning Entry, as registered with Instagram. Inkkas shall have no liability for a Winner’s failure to receive notices due to Winner’s failure to check Instagram; due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings; or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. Inkkas may in its discretion announce the name of the potential winner on www.inkkas.com, social media websites, or in other forms of communication.The receipt by any Winner of the prize offered in this Contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. .

The failure of a potential winnerto promptly prove eligibility, sign the required declaration and grant of rights in the Entry, or Inkkas’inability to contact the potential winner, will result in immediate disqualification and selection of an alternative winner.

ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

7. Prizes: There shall be three (3) prizes awarded to three eligible Winners during the Entry Period (the ”Prize"). Each Prize will consist of one online gift card to Inkkas.com in the amount of $300.00 (Prize ARV: $300.00). No cash or other prize substitutions are permitted except at Sponsor's sole discretion.The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including, without limitation, any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility ofthe Winner. Gift card shall be subject to the terms and conditions delivered with the online gift card.

8. Limitation of Liability: By entering, each Participant agrees to hold harmless Inkkas and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (all ofthe foregoing, the"Sponsor Parties") from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such Participant’s participation in the Contest and/or Participant's acceptance, possession, use, or misuse ofany prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures ofany kind, including but not limited any loss or damage to any Entry, (iii) the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iv) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions ortelephone or Internet service; (v) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process orthe Contest; (vi) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration ofthe Contest or the processing of Entries; to the maximum extent allowed by law. Somejurisdictions may not permit certain liability limitations or waivers. Ifany court determines the law of such a jurisdiction applies, our liability shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

9. All Decisions Final: All decisions of Sponsor and Sponsor Parties are final and binding in all respects.

10. Disputes: THE CONTEST IS GOVERNED BYTHE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ANDTHE STATE OF MARYLAND, WITHOUT RESPECTTO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in the Contest, to the fullest extent allowed by law, Participant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, causes of action or controversies arising out of or in connection with The Contest, shall be resolved in arbitration individually and without resort to collective, class, or aggregate action, as set forth in the Terms and Conditions ofthe Inkkas.com website. By registering and/or submitting an Entry, each Participant irrevocably waives, to the greatest extent allowed by law, any right to seek and/or obtain rescission and/or equitable and/or injunctive relief. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’fees, other than Participant’s actual out—of—pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering the Contest), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY, IN NO EVENT WILL THE SPONSOR OR THE SPONSOR PARTIES BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTICIPANT OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF REVENUES, LOST PROFITS, LOST CAPITAL OR OVERHEAD,WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER OR NOT SPONSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

11. General Terms and Conditions: All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply, and the Contest is void where prohibited. Inkkas reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non—authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct ofthe Contest. In such case, Inkkas may select the recipients from all eligible Entries received priorto and/or after (ifappropriate) the action taken by Inkkas. Inkkas reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or who violates these Contest Rules. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, mutilated, misdirected, misdelivered, or delayed Entries, or for technical or human errors or failures ofany kind in connection with the submission, transmission, processing or selection of Entries or the winning Entry, including without limitation any malfunctions or failures of computer hardware, computer software, networks or telephone equipment or any technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or late, lost, damaged, or postage due mail, or any combination thereof. Caution: Any attempt by a person to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation ofthe Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent ofthe law. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration ofthe Contest, or in the announcement ofthe Prize. Sponsor shall not be responsible for retaining copies of any Entry. These Contest Rules set forth the entire agreement and understanding between Sponsor and Participant concerning the subject matter hereofand merges and supersedes all prior discussions, agreements, and understandings ofany kind between them. Notwithstanding anything contained herein to the contrary, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, at any future time to terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest for any reason, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Participant shall be deemed an independent contractor and nothing contained herein s hall constitute this arrangement to be employment, a joint venture, or a partnership. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision ofthese Contest Rules shall not constitute a waiver ofany provision contained herein. Ifany provision of these Rules is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction or appointed arbitrator, such determination shall in no way affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision herein.The titles of Sections ofthese Contest Rules are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal effect. The word “including" is used in these Contest Rules to mean “including but not limited to."

12. Name of Winner : Winner(s) will be announced, and name ofWinner(s) made available on the Inkkas.com website, social media account, and/or Inkkas blog, by April 5, 2022.

13. Disclaimer: The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram, and in no instance shall Instagram and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (all of the foregoing, the “Instagram Parties“) be liable for any disputes, claims, causes of action or controversies arising out of or in connection with the Contest.

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