POWER RANGERS emPOWER 2012 TEACHER SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. THE PROMOTION IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES WHO MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS BELOW AND WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER ON FEBRUARY 6, 2012. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. BY ENTERING THIS PROMOTION, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE READ AND ACCEPTED THESE OFFICIAL RULES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Promotion Description: These official sweepstakes rules ("Official Rules") relate to The Power Rangers emPOWER 2012 Teacher Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes" or "Promotion") that begins on February 7, 2012 at 12:01 A.M. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on April 9, 2012 at 5:00 P.M. ET (the "Promotion Period"). Saban Brands LLC ("Sponsor") is the sponsor of this Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes officials, which shall be final and binding in all respects.
Eligibility: Open only to the authorized representative of the school or 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization ("Entrant"), which school or nonprofit ("Participating Organization") has agreed to implement Sponsor's Power Rangers emPOWER "activities kit" program ("Kit"). Entrants must be legal residents of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and 18 years of age or older and of the age of majority in their home state. This Sweepstakes is void in connection with any organization that has not agreed to implement the Kit and in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and where prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and partners and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (collectively, the "Promotion Entities"), and members of their immediate families and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to be Entrants, enter the Sweepstakes or win the Prizes (as defined below).
How to Enter: NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, and no entry fee, payment or proof-of-purchase is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. Enter online:
http://empower.powerrangers.com/teacher-sweepstakes OR by properly and fully completing the downloadable entry form ("Form") located at http://scholastic.com/empower and mailing it to: Scholastic, Attention: Jessica Quinones, emPOWER 2012 Teacher Sweepstakes, 557 Broadway, #519, New York, NY 10012.. As part of the Sweepstakes entry process, entrants will be required to indicate that they have read, accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Only one (1) Form per Participating Organization will be accepted as a Sweepstakes entry. If any Entrant submits entries in excess of the disclosed maximum, by any means, they will be disqualified from participation in this Sweepstakes.
Winner Selection: The winner of the Grand Prize (as defined below) will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted on or about April 11, 2012 by the Sponsor, whose decision is final. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified by telephone or other means of communication determined by Sponsor on or about three (3) days following the drawing ("Prize Notification"). Potential winner must respond to the Prize Notification within five (5) business days of date of notification (the "Response Deadline") and, if requested, confirm his/her full name and Participating Organization affiliation or position. The additional eight winners of the Prize Baskets (as defined below) shall be chosen at random with one winner chosen each Wednesday during the Promotion Period. Potential winners of the Prize Baskets will be notified within 48 hours of being selected as a winner and shall be notified by telephone or other means of communication as determined by Sponsor. Potential winners must respond and accept the Prize Baskets within 48 hours of the date of notification and, if requested, must confirm his/her full name and Participating Organization affiliation or position. Entrants are not winners of any Prize unless and until entrants' eligibility has been verified and entrants have been notified that verification is complete. Any Prize Notification not responded to or response deemed incomplete or defective in Sponsor's determination may result in disqualification of the Entrant, Prize forfeiture and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such Entrant. In the event of non-compliance with the Response Deadline or these Official Rules or if the Prizes or Prize Notification are returned, refused, or returned as undeliverable, or if Sponsor is unable to contact potential winners within a reasonable time period, then the Prize at issue will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible Forms. No substitution or transfer of the Prize is permitted except by Sponsor.
Prize: The grand prize winner of the Sweepstakes will receive an advisement ("Grand Prize") that the affiliated Participating Organization is eligible to receive a $10,000 donation and a Power Rangers promotional event at the Participating Organization (the "Award"). Such Award is conditioned on acceptance of the Award by the Participating Organization and such organization's acceptance of certain terms and conditions related to the Award (including, without limitation, the right to use the organization's name in advertising and promotions related to or referencing the Sweepstakes, the right to conduct the promotional event at the organization, the right to take individual and/or group photographs of the winner and officials at the organization, all such activities to be exercised, or not exercised, in Sponsor's sole discretion).
Eight (8) additional winners will be selected at random and shall each receive a Power Rangers gift basket including a selection of Scholastic Power Rangers books and other prizes that encourage active play for students (the "Prize Baskets"), with an approximate retail value (ARV) of $200.00. The Grand Prize and the Prize Baskets shall be collectively referred to herein as the "Prize" or "Prizes" of this Sweepstakes.
Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute award if the Award or Prizes described in these Official Rules are unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. There is no approximate retail value attached to the advisement of the Award. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of the Award or Prizes. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen Award or Prize items. All prize details not covered by these Official Rules shall be in the Promotion Entities' full discretion.
General Conditions: The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. The Prizes will only be awarded and/or delivered to addresses within the United States. All federal, state and/or local taxes, fees, and surcharges, if any, are the sole responsibility of the Prize winners. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the Prizes and the Award. If a Prize is forfeited, an additional drawing at random from eligible entries may be made to determine a winner. Except where prohibited by law, all winners grant permission for the Promotion Entities, their advertising and promotional agencies, and those acting under their authority to use each winner's name, photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising and/or publicity purposes in connection with or referencing the Sweepstakes and/or the Award in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the world wide web, without notice, review, approval, or additional compensation.
Conduct: Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process to or the operations of any of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF ANY OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability: The Promotion Entities are not responsible for any incorrect, incomplete, illegible or inaccurate entries. Promotion Entities assume no responsibility for any misdirected or lost mail, faxes, emails or any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, loss or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Promotion Entities are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, mobile servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or communication/public address systems on account of technical problems. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes without liability to the entrants or third parties. In such event, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, perform the random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification.
ALL ENTRANTS, AS A CONDITION OF ENTRY INTO THE PROMOTION, AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE, AND HOLD HARMLESS, THE SPONSOR, ITS PARENT COMPANY, SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATED COMPANIES, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, AND THE PROMOTION ENTITIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, LOSS, CLAIMS, DEMANDS OR ACTIONS OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER FOR INJURIES, DAMAGES, OR LOSSES TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY WHICH MAY BE SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH: (A) ACCESSING ANY PROMOTION PAGE; (B) SUBMITTING AN ENTRY OR OTHERWISE PARTICIPATING IN ANY ASPECT OF THE PROMOTION; (C) THE RECEIPT, ACCEPTANCE, OWNERSHIP OR USE, MISUSE, OR LOSS OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED; OR (D) ANY TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERROR IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE OFFERING OF THE PRIZES. SPONSOR MAKES NO WARRANTY, GUARANTEE, OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND CONCERNING ANY PRIZE AND SPONSOR SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTIBILITY, WARRANTY OF FITNESS, AND ANY OTHER IMPLIED WARRANTY.
Dispute Resolution and Choice of Law: Except where prohibited, Entrants (their parents/legal guardians if residents of a jurisdiction that deems them to be minors) agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any Prize awarded, or the determination of the winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective; and (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. If Entrant cannot be bound to arbitration according to local laws, all disputes, claims, and causes of action shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, in an action in a State or Federal court located in Los Angeles, California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant and/or Promotion Entities in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine of any jurisdiction.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision so long as the general intent of these Official Rules remains in effect. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
Winner's List: To obtain a copy the winner's list send the applicable request and a self-addressed, stamped, #10 envelope to Winner's List, Power Rangers emPOWER 2012 Teacher Sweepstakes, c/o Saban Brands LLC, 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Request must be received no later than December 31, 2012. Vermont residents may omit return postage for winner's list requests.
Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Saban Brands LLC, 10100 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 600, Los Angeles, CA 90067