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July 02, 2024

The GTrans Photo Contest begins July 2nd, 2024, and ends July 29, 2024, at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time.



This contest is open to anyone 18 years old or older. Employees and their immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children, and each of their respective spouses) of the City of Gardena inclusive of GTrans, and affiliated advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win.

This Contest is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all federal, state and local laws.


-Take a Photo: Capture a photo that features your ride onboard our Line G to Manhattan Beach route. Creativity and originality are key!

Post Your Photo: Upload your photo entry to your public Facebook or Instagram profile.
Comment on this Post: Use the hashtag #RideLineGtoMB and you’re all set!

Valid entries may be submitted through Instagram or Facebook; no printed files will be accepted. The photo must display our Line G vehicle or Line G stops with the newest GTrans branding. No Gardena Municipal Bus Line branding will be accepted. Only (1) entry per person.

We do not accept digitally or otherwise enhanced or altered photos. Minor adjustments, including spotting, dodging and burning, sharpening, contrast, and slight color adjustment or the digital equivalents, are acceptable.

If our judges determine that a photographer has altered his or her photo, they reserve the right to disqualify the photo.

All photos must be original work, taken by the entrants. No third party may own or control any materials the photo contains, and the photo must not infringe upon the trademark, copyright, moral rights, intellectual rights, or rights of privacy of any entity or person.

Entries submitted through other channels beside GTrans’ Instagram or Facebook accounts will not be accepted.


You retain your rights to your photograph; however, by entering the contest, entrants grant GTrans and the City of Gardena a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, non-exclusive license to display, distribute, reproduce, and create derivative works of the entries, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or subsequently developed, for any educational, promotional, publicity, exhibition, archival, scholarly and all other standard GTrans and City of Gardena purposes. Any photograph reproduced will include photographer credit as feasible. GTrans AND the City of Gardena will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses.


The GTrans Photo Contest begins July 2nd, 2024, and ends July 29th, 2024, at 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time. Submissions will not be accepted once the deadline lapses. GTrans and the City of Gardena reserve the right to extend the deadline.


Judging will be conducted by GTrans’ staff based on vision, composition, and impact. The top photo(s) may be published on our social media page.

The winner will be contacted on July 30th, 2024.

All decisions are final. GTrans and the City of Gardena reserve the right to disqualify any entry that is deemed inappropriate or does not conform to stated contest rules.


One (1) winner will be selected based on the votes received. All costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with any element of any prize not specifically addressed above are the sole responsibility of the respective winner. All federal, state, and local taxes on prizes are the respective winner’s responsibility.

The specifics of all elements of any prizes in the contest shall be solely determined by GTrans and the City of Gardena. Some restrictions may apply. Prizes cannot be transferred, substituted, or redeemed for cash except at GTrans and the City of Gardena’s sole discretion. GTrans and the City of Gardena reserve the right to substitute a prize, or portions thereof, with a prize of equal or greater value. All prizes will be awarded.

The winner will receive (1) GTrans Model Bus.

The winner will be contacted through GTrans’ social media accounts via the public profile provided during entry. If no response is received after [five] business days, a new winner will be selected and the previous winner will forfeit all rights to the prize.


By entering, entrants release and hold harmless GTrans and the City of Gardena from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, claim, action, demand or damage of any kind arising from or related to GTrans and/or the City of Gardena, any prize won, any use of the entry materials by GTrans and the City of Gardena, the warranties entrants make, any misuse or malfunction of any prize awarded or participation in any GTrans and/or the City of Gardena-related activity.


All entrants hold GTrans and the City of Gardena and their respective regents, directors, officers, employees, emeriti, fellows, interns, research associates, and volunteers (the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from and against all claims of any nature arising in connection with entrant’s participation in the contest and acceptance or use of a prize. The Indemnified Parties are not liable for any costs, damages, injuries, or other claims incurred as a result of entrants’ participation in the contest or winner’s acceptance and usage of a prize. The Indemnified Parties are not responsible for incomplete or misdirected entries, technical or network malfunctions or failures, or causes beyond their control. Entrants are solely responsible for their entries. Entrants may not submit materials that introduce any software viruses, worms or other programs designed to damage software, hardware or telecommunications equipment or are off-topic, partisan-political, contain advertising, nudity, personal attacks or expletives, or is otherwise abusive, threatening, unlawful, harassing, discriminatory, libelous, obscene, false, sexually explicit, or that infringes on the rights of any third party.

GTrans and the City of Gardena reserve the right to cancel the contest or modify these rules at its discretion. In the event of a dispute regarding the winners, GTrans and the City of Gardena reserve the right to award or not award the prizes in its sole discretion. GTrans and the City of Gardena reserve the right to disqualify any entrant whose entry or conduct appears in any way to: inhibit the enjoyment of others; tamper with the competition; violate these rules or other applicable law or regulation; infringe on the rights of third parties; or act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. 


In no event will GTrans and the City of Gardena, their advertising and promotional agencies, or their directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents and representatives be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of entrant’s access to and use of the GTrans and the City of Gardena’s websites, or the downloading or uploading and/or printing of material from said sites. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on GTrans and the City of Gardena’s sites is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Some jurisdictions may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so some of the foregoing limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions. GTrans and the City of Gardena is not responsible for lost, damaged, late or misdirected photographs, or for uploading connections, garbled transmissions, unauthorized intervention or technical malfunctions. Voids where prohibited. GTrans and the City of Gardena is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the GTrans and the City of Gardena, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions to the GTrans and the City of Gardena, including but not limited to any misprints or typographical errors. GTrans and the City of Gardena assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, photographs. GTrans and the City of Gardena are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer equipment, servers, providers, computer on-line systems, software, or failure of email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, including injury or damage to participant’s or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or uploading images or information to GTrans and the City of Gardena


This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or any other social media sites or platforms.


By providing entrant’s personal information, such as address, phone number, or email at time of entry, including the personal information of any entrant, understands that GTrans and the City of Gardena may use such information to communicate with entrant for the purposes of administering GTrans Photo Contest and complying with applicable laws, regulations and rules. Information collected via social media will be used to send entrant further communications from GTrans regarding services, incentives, offers, promotions, or other messaging related to GTrans’ mission. 


Questions and inquiries regarding contest rules or technical matters can be emailed to communications@gardenabus.com

By entering GTrans’ Line G to MB photo contest, you are accepting to these terms and conditions.

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