Pony Friends Forever, LLC Design Contest

Official Contest Rules

Who Can Enter

The Contest is open to legal residents of their respective countries where not prohibited by law, who have Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the Contest Period. Pony Friends Forever, LLC and its representatives have the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant.


Entry Requirements

To enter the Pony Friends Forever, LLC Design Contest, entrant must provide an original design for an HQG1C pony, as well as a character name and story for the pony. The pony design must be submitted in the form of a customized HQG1C or similar pony. Entrants are encouraged to provide art of the design as well, and to format their entry in such a way as to present attractively at the Pony Friends Forever Convention. Entrant does not have to customize the pony or create the art him/herself (it is acceptable if entrant chooses to have an artist translate entrant’s vision into different mediums on his or her behalf), but entrant must be the creator and owner of the pony design.

All entry design submissions MUST:

  1. Be from an eligible participant (a participant who signed up to participate and was notified by Pony Friends Forever that he or she was placed on the official entrant list).

  2. Include the name and email address of entrant.

  3. Be accompanied by an email to the Pony Friends Forever Design Contest Director, letting the Director know to expect the entry.

  4. Include a name for the contest entry pony.

  5. Include a story (100-250 words) telling the story of how and where the contest entry pony met Tradewinds on her travels.

  6. Be designed with no more than two hair colors. Tinsel may be added and will not count against the number of hair colors. Hair colors can only be blended in total or placed in equal sized partitions. Numerous or small partitions of color are discouraged.

  7. Be designed with one body color. Use of gradients is not allowed.

  8. Be designed with a limit of three symbol colors.

  9. Be the sole property of entrant.

No sculpting or additional attachments may be made to the pony. Entrants are encouraged to look at existing HQG1C ponies to use as custom bases or inspiration, as these ponies are a good indication of what can be produced at the time of this contest. For example, sparkle ponies would be an excellent entry choice, but twinkle-eyed ponies would not. Any questions about design choices should be directed to the Pony Friends Forever Design Contest Director.

Pony Friends Forever, LLC has the sole discretion to disqualify any entry if the aforementioned requirements are not met.


No purchase is necessary to enter or win.


How to Enter

Entry is accomplished by signing up for the contest by emailing the Pony Friends Forever Design Contest Director, emailing the Pony Friends Forever Design Contest Director when you are mailing your completed entry, and mailing your complete design presentation to Pony Friends Forever, LLC.


  1. Entries MUST be received by Pony Friends Forever, LLC no later than May 15th, 2020.

  2. Entrant MUST email Pony Friends Forever, LLC to sign up to participate in the contest. Promptness is encouraged, as entries will be limited to fifty (50). The first fifty participants to sign up will be eligible to enter. Pony Friends Forever may have a back-up list in the event that any one of the original participants is unable to enter.

  3. Entrant MUST email Pony Friends Forever, LLC to expect his or her entry. Entries MUST comply with all contest rules and design specifications. Entries that do not meet these requirements will not be eligible to win.

  4. Entries WILL NOT be mailed back. At the conclusion of the contest, all entries will be held by Pony Friends Forever, LLC to be used in future event displays or for any other purpose that Pony Friends Forever, LLC chooses in its sole discretion.

  5. Mail completed presentations, along with name and email address, to the address provided to you by email from the Design Contest Director. The Design Contest Designer should be contacted at DesignContest@PonyFriendsForever.com.



The “Pony Friends Forever, LLC Design Contest” is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the contest, as determined by Pony Friends Forever, LLC and its agents, are final in all respects. By entering, entrants represent and warrant (i) that they own the design submitted, and (ii) it does not violate the rights of any third parties. No lewd, nude, crude, or offensive entries (as determined by Pony Friends Forever, LLC in its sole and absolute discretion) will be accepted.  Pony Friends Forever, LLC will not incur any liability as a result of any similarities between contest entries and any future products or services of Pony Friends Forever, LLC. By entering this contest, entrant gives up all rights to the design and agrees that the design and its derivatives become the sole property of Pony Friends Forever, LLC and may be used for contest promotion and photography or for any other use that Pony Friends Forever, LLC so decides in its sole and absolute discretion. Pony Friends Forever, LLC reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to disqualify any entry. The contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.


  1. The contest starts February 1, 2019, and all entries must be received by Pony Friends Forever, LLC by May 15, 2020. Pony Friends Forever, LLC is not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries.


  1. On June 14, 2020, one (1) winner will be selected from among the contest entries at the Pony Friends Forever Convention. The winner will be selected by vote among the attendees of the Pony Friends Forever Convention. Each adult ticket corresponds with (1) Design Contest vote.



The Prize

  1. One (1) winner will be selected. That winner will receive the right to have his or her design turned into an exclusive HQG1C pony. By accepting this prize, winner gives up all rights to the design and agrees that the design and its derivatives become the sole property of Pony Friends Forever, LLC.

  2. The winner will be notified in person if present at Pony Friends Forever Convention, and by an email sent to the email address provided with entry.

  3. If a winner cannot be notified within fourteen (14) days, the prize will be forfeited, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner.

  4. Pony Friends Forever, LLC is not liable if the provider of any part of the prize fails to satisfy its obligations to furnish its portion of the prize.

  5. Pony Friends Forever, LLC is not responsible for any liability arising directly or indirectly from the award of or use of the prize.

  6. In claiming your prize, you acknowledge that Pony Friends Forever, LLC has the right to publicize your name, character, likeness, photograph, voice and the fact that you are the winner for promotional purposes without financial remuneration.



Miscellaneous

  1. Pony Friends Forever, LLC cannot be held liable for any lost or stolen entries, prizes, or contest information. Pony Friends Forever, LLC is not responsible for any mail errors, computer or electronic malfunction, server unavailability, technological glitch, or human error relating to this contest.

  2. Pony Friends Forever, LLC reserves the right to make rules and contest changes and change the aforementioned contest dates, modify the prize, or cancel the contest at its sole discretion, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Pony Friends Forever, LLC determines that the contest cannot be conducted as planned.

  3. By entering this contest, each entrant waives any and all claims of liability against Pony Friends Forever, LLC and their respective parents, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, for any and all claims, loss, damage or injury which may occur as a result of entrant’s participation in this contest.

  4. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted.

  5. Pony Friends Forever, LLC and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Pony Friends Forever, LLC Design Contest, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize.



End of Official Rules