Avast me proud hearties! 'Tis time for us to share some of our booty in exchange for you showing us some of your beauty.

Introducing the iArrPirate50 contest. We're giving away a $50 iTunes Gift Card to the landlubber that tweets the best photo from iArrPirate by the end of Talk Like a Pirate Day September 19, 2010.

Here's what you have to do:

The iArrPirate50 contest ends at 11:59:59pm PDT on Talk Like a Pirate Day - September 19, 2010.

The winner will be the entrant with the best tweet/photo combination as determined by Riptide Games. Winner will be contacted via Twitter to arrange for prize delivery (follow @RiptideGames for the easiest way for us to get in touch).

Arrr, ya scurvy bilge rats. Get started now!


Official Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. Contest void where prohibited.

1. Contest Terms: Contest commences at 12:00:00 a.m. PDT Sunday, August 29, 2010 and closes at 11:59:59 p.m. PDT Sunday, September 19, 2010.

2. Eligibility: Entrants must be eighteen (18) years age or older by the contest closing date and be a legal resident of the 50 United States, or the District of Columbia. Employees of Riptide Games, Inc. and their immediate families are NOT eligible to participate in this contest.

3. Entry: Entry in the contest requires the individual to post a publicly visible photo and tweet to TwitPic and Twitter by using iArrPirate or iArrPirate Free app. Tweet must contain the text #iArrPirate50 to be considered an entry in the contest. There is no limit to the number of entries an individual may make. Entrants are encouraged to enter as often as they like within the contest period.

4. Submissions: By entering, Entrant represents and warrants that the submission is the Entrant?s property. Submissions must meet the following requirements: Respect for IP and Publicity Rights; Decorum. Submissions must not infringe third party intellectual property rights, contract or licensing rights, and must be suitable for publication as so deemed by Riptide Games, Inc.. Submissions using vulgar or inappropriate language will not be considered for winnings. Submission shall not invade publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person?s personal or proprietary rights and may not reflect negatively on the Contest Entities or their respective products or services.

5. Prize: The prize will consist of 1 $50 US iTunes Card valued at approximately $50 US. An equal amount of cash payment by check may also be substituted by Riptide Games, Inc. in lieu of the prize. Approximate Retail Value of each prize is $50 US. No warranty is provided on this prize. No requests for refund or substitution of any type are allowed. All taxes, duties, fees and surcharges associated with the prize are the responsibility of the winner. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.

6. Prize Selection: Employees and contractors of Riptide Games, Inc. will select the winning entry within 2 weeks of Contest Close Date. Final decision is solely based on the discretion of Riptide Games, Inc. employees and contractors and such decision is final. Each entrant selected as a winner must comply with all terms and conditions set forth in these rules and regulations, and winning is dependent upon fulfilling all such requirements. Winners will be notified via Twitter within ten (10) days of the selection. Riptide Games, Inc. is not responsible for notifications that are misdirected or not received due to Twitter, Email or mailing address failures or being incorrect. If a winner cannot be contacted within fourteen (14) days after the first attempt to contact such winner, no prize will be awarded. If the prize notification is returned as non-deliverable, the winner will be disqualified and no prize will be awarded. Winners may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility within fourteen (14) days of the first notification attempt.

7. Winners List: Riptide Games, Inc. will attempt to post contest winners to their web site (www.riptidegames.com) within thirty (30) days of contest closing date.

8. Redemption: Riptide Games, Inc. will ship the prize via ground mail to the appropriate winner's home address as provided after winner has been announced. Prizes cannot be sent to any other address. Prizes are non-transferable and must be accepted as awarded. Riptide Games, Inc. is not responsible for a lost or damaged prize and in the case where the prize is lost or damaged it will not be replaced.

9. Conditions: By accepting the prize, the winner agrees that Riptide Games, Inc. may use the winner's name, twitter ID, twitter post text, and entry for advertising and promotional purposes without further consideration, unless prohibited by law. The decisions of Riptide Games, Inc. it's Employees and contractors are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest, including interpretation and application of these Official Rules. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, THE PARTICIPANT AGREES THAT RIPTIDE GAMES, INC., ITS SUBSIDIARIES, ITS AFFILIATES AND ALL OF RIPTIDE GAMES INC'S OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND REPRESENTATIVES, WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND WILL BE HELD HARMLESS FOR ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, AND PROPERTY, DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST OR ANY PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY. Subject to all federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited.

10. Other: In the event of a dispute, all entries received will be considered to be made by the authorized account holder of the submitting twitter account at the time of contest ending. The "authorized account holder" is deemed to be the natural person who signed up for the Twitter account and can be reached via Direct Message to the winning Twitter account. A winner may be requested to provide Riptide Games, Inc. with proof that the winner is the authorized account holder of the Twitter account associated with the winning entry along with proof of personal identification. Riptide Games, Inc. is not responsible for the reliability and availability of any technology required to enter this contest, including but not limited to, the iArrPirate and iArrPirate Free apps, Twitter and Twitpic. Failure of any of these applications or services may result in an inability to enter this contest.

11. Contest Disclaimer: Riptide Games, Inc. reserves the right to make revisions to, cancel or suspend this contest for any reason including but not limited to a virus, bug or other cause beyond the reasonable control of Riptide Games Inc. which affects the administration or security of the contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or to undermine the legitimate operation of this promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Riptide Games Inc. will aim to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. This contest will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Colorado, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of law principles. Apple, Inc. is not a sponsor or affiliated with this contest in any way.