Marilyn Monroe Look-Alike Contest Rules

Official Rules

By participating in Ripley’s Marilyn Monroe Look-Alike Contest (the “Contest”), you agree to abide by the Official Rules.  Therefore please read the Official Rules prior to entry to ensure you understand and agree. You agree that submission of an entry in the Contest (“Entry”) constitutes agreement to the Official Rules. You may not submit an Entry to the Contest unless you agree to the Official Rules. The Official Rules form a binding legal agreement between you and Ripley with respect to the Contest.  The Contest is sponsored by Ripley Entertainment Inc. (“Ripley”), a Delaware corporation with its principal place of business at 7576 Kingspointe Parkway, suite 188, Orlando, Florida 32819.

  1. No purchase or payment necessary to enter or win. 

  2. Eligibility
  • Contest is open to individuals worldwide who are at least 13 years old at the time of entry, with the EXCEPTION of individuals who reside in Cuba, Iran, North Korea, the Province of Quebec, Sudan and Syria
  • You must have a valid mailing address, e-mail address and telephone number.
  • Employees, and former employees of Ripley, along with its affiliated entities, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible to participate or receive prizes.
  1. How to Enter
  • Contestants are required to register for the Marilyn Monroe Look-Alike Contest located here by December 8, 2017 at 11:59 PM.
  • Registered Contestants must participate in the Marlin Monroe Look-Alike Contest on December 9, 2017 at 06:00 PM (EST) (the “Contest Period”) at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Attraction located at 8201 International Dr., Orlando, FL 32819.
    • Contestants must arrive by 5:30PM to check-in.
  • All entries and submissions, once submitted, become the property of Ripley and shall not be returned.
  • Any incomplete entries will not be eligible.
  • Any entries that include profanity or lewd content will be disqualified.
  1. Selection of the Winner
  • One winner will be selected by a panel of judges.
  • The winner will be judged on attire, presentation, personality, audience response, and overall look and feel.
  • Contestants will be required to perform a runway walk, sing or lip sync a Marilyn Monroe song, and participate in a Q& A.
    1. Contestants must provide their own music.
  • One winner will be selected at the end of the Contest Period.
  • The prize shall be delivered to the winner to their mailing address at the expense of Ripley.
  • The winner will have 1 week from show date to supply to Ripley their mailing address for the delivery of their prizes.
  • After two weeks, if the winner has not responded to Ripley, the next runner up will replace the original winner in the order that they won.
  1. Prizes
  • One Grand Prize winner will win:
    • A cash prize of $500.
    • Lifetime passes to Ripley Entertainment Attractions: listed here:
    • A Ripley’s basket of merchandise, up to $100 value.
    • Two-night stay at Holiday Inn and Suites Clearwater Beach


  • Second place winner will win:
    • A cash prize of $100
    • Two-night stay Oceanside Inn-Daytona Beach
  • Third place winner will win:
    • A cash prize of $50
    • A Ripley’s basket of merchandise
  • Winners may not request substitutions of prize winnings.
  • Winners are responsible for any additional fees or taxes that may be incurred.


  1. Personal Information
  • By entering the Contest, you agree and consent to Ripley’s collection, use and  retention of your personal information for all purposes related to this Contest (including, but not limited to, processing and administering entries, sharing an entrant’s personal information with Sponsor’s service providers and contractors necessary to conduct and operate this Contest, communicating with and awarding prizes to winners, making public announcements about winners, and advertising, promoting and publicizing this Contest).
  • If you object to the above, you should not participate in this Contest.
  1. Limitations of Liability
  • By participating in the Contest, each participant agrees to release and hold Ripley, its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, and the employees, officers, directors, agents, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Contest, the entry process, or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.
  • Ripley, their subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operations or transmission; computer transmissions, or for technical, electronic, hardware or software, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions of any kind; or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive registration information by Ripley on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof.
  • The information you provide will be used for the promotion of this Contest and or any other Ripley contests or promotions.
  1. General Terms and Conditions
  • The Official Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Florida, without regard to its conflict of law rules.
  • You expressly agree that the exclusive jurisdiction for any claim or dispute under the Official Rules and or your use of resides in the courts located in Orange County Florida, and you further expressly agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such claim or action.
  • The prevailing party in any dispute shall be entitled to recover its attorney’s fees from the non-prevailing party.
  • By participating in the Contest, the participants agree to be bound by the Official Rules. These rules will be interpreted by Ripley’s sole discretion, and all determinations made pursuant to these rules by Ripley are final and binding.
  • All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply.
  • Ripley may terminate and permanently disqualify any participant who, in Ripley’s sole discretion, determines as being in violation of the Official Rules.
  • All decisions by Ripley are final.
  • Ripley’s contact info is as follows: Ripley Entertainment Inc., 7576 Kingspointe Parkway, Suite 188, Orlando, Florida 32819.
  • The terms set forth the entire agreement between the parties relating to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings relating thereto, whether oral or written.