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Official Rules



 By submitting your artwork to the AnElfNamedMoe art contest you are granting all rights to use, publish, and copyright your work, to Carl Stuck Music, its affiliates, consultants, successors, assigns, independent contractors, designees, and licensees ("CSM").  In addition you grant CSM the right to use, along with submitted artwork, your name, likeness, and biographical materials in any current or future marketing, advertising, sales, or other promotional efforts in all forms of media now known or hereafter created including but not limited to print, television, video, billboards, point-of-purchase, internet, clothing design, and album art both in the United States and abroad.

you also attest and agree to the following:

* You are the sole and legal owner of all rights related to your submission materials and have the right to assign said materials to CSM, and additionally, said materials do not violate or infringe on any intellectual property rights of any other person or entity.

* You agree that your submission is a "work made for hire" as defined by the US copyright office and CSM owns all copyrights and trademark rights pertaining to your submission

* No materials need be submitted to you for further approval

* CSM will not be obligated to use your submission in any form 

* No additional compensation will be given to you in connection to the submission granted CSM nor for any use of said submission

*CSM retains the right to use, sell, edit, revise, and reproduce submission in whole or in part with no further compensation.

* You hereby release and indemnify CSM from any responsibilities, claims, damages, or liability resulting from acceptance and/or use of your submission.

 *If you are a teacher submitting on behalf of a student you attest and affirm that you are doing so with the full knowledge and consent of both the student and the student's parent and/or legal guardian.


 No purchase is necessary to enter the contest and purchase will not increase or affect chances of winning.  By submitting an entry, both the artist and the artist's parents and/or legal guardians agree to be bound by these official rules and eligibility requirements.  CSM shall not be liable for any incomplete, illegible, undelivered or in any other way indeterminable entries. Proof of submission shall not constitute proof of receipt. CSM shall not be responsible for advising entrants of incomplete, late, or otherwise invalid entries. Prior to awarding of prizes CSM reserves the right to verify eligibility and require all winners or winner's parent or legal guardian to sign a release and waiver along with a copy of these rules. If CSM is unable to obtain such verifications or signatures prizes will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. 

All entries become the exclusive property of CSM.


CSM and the An Elf Named Moe Art Contest are in no way affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Instagram.  Any entries made via Instagram must adhere to Instagram's terms of service and entrant agrees to release Instagram from any claims.




All US residents aged between four (4) and seventeen (17) years at time of entry are eligible to submit their art with the consent of their parent or legal guardian over the age of majority. Up to three (3) entries are permitted per entrant. All entries must be original artwork wholly created by the entrant specifically for the contest. Previously produced or published work will not be considered nor will artwork prepared on behalf of an entrant by a third party.



Contest begins on November 1st, 2020 at 12:01 eastern standard time and concludes on December 24th, 2020 at 11:59 eastern standard time.



Go to and listen to the song An Elf Named Moe. (You can also listen via Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music or many other music services.) 

Hand-draw, paint, or sketch your best interpretation of the song's main character "Moe".

Sign up to the An Elf Named Moe mailing list.

Fill out and submit the entry form at

Take a picture or scan of your artwork.

Upload your picture to your Instagram account with the hashtags #AnElfNamedMoe and #MoeEntry and #age(x) (where "(x)" is the age of the artist. eg #age6 or #age17 etc) between 11/1/20 and 12/24/20 (if Instagram account holder is different than the artist also indicate the artist's full name) and follow the AnElfNamedMoe Instagram account.



Send the picture to between 11/1/20 and 12/24/20 along with the artist's name and a contact email address.



Entries will be judged on originality, creativity, and how well the depiction relates to the character in the song.  CSM shall have absolute discretion as to judgement of a winner and decisions shall be final and not subject to dispute or contestation by entrants.  Winner will be contacted by CSM on or about January 15th, 2020 by email or via the instagram account used to submit entry.  If a potential winner cannot be notified, notification is returned as undeliverable, or entrant fails to respond within 72 hours, CSM will consider that a forfeiture of the prize and reserves the right to choose an alternate winner. CSM reserves the right to require potential winner to return an affidavit of eligibility, a publicity release, and an irs w-9 form.  All forms must be completed within seven (7) days of receipt of forms or potenrial winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner selected.  CSM reserves the right to disqualify any entry for any reason including but not limited to: profane or pornographic imagery, use of previously copyrighted work, infringement of another's intellectual property, misrepresenting authorship or artist identity.



One (1) grand prize winner will receive $50 cash. 




In the event any prize cannot be awarded, CSM reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Any attempt to tamper with the entry process or subvert these official rules will result in disqualification.  In the event of circumstances beyond the control of CSM including but not limited to technical crashes or malfunctions, internet failure, or loss of data, CSM reserves the right to discontinue, withdraw, or amend the contest without notice and without limitation. CSM disclaims any and all responsibility for any damage to computers or systems resulting from access to materials or websites related to the contest. CSM has no affiliation with Instagram and cannot be responsible for any interruption of service or failure related to Instagram, their sites, or applications. CSM reserves the right to amend these rules without notice.