“Art of Duck Tape®” Art Teacher Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.
Sponsor: Scholastic Inc., 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012
To enter: Simply visit the Art of Duck Tape® area of the Scholastic website at www.scholastic.com/ducktapeart, complete the online registration form including teacher name, teacher title, grades and curriculum taught, school street address, email address, school name, school address, and home phone. Sweepstakes begins August 15, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. EST and ends October 11, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. EST. A random drawing for one (1) grand-prize, three (3) first-prize winners, and seven (7) second-prize winners will occur soon after the final sweepstakes deadline of October 11, 2013, 11:59 p.m. EST.
One entry per person. Entrants may enter online. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the holder of the email account submitted in the entry process.
Eligibility. Sweepstakes is open only to art teachers or teachers who make art part of their curriculum, who are teaching in any or all of grades 6–12 in a public, accredited private, or home school in compliance with the laws/regulations of its state, who are legal residents of the 50 United States (and the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico), and 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Full- or part-time employees of Sponsor, Shur-Tech Brand Duck Tape® (“Duck Tape®”), their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and production agencies, and their immediate families and those living in their households are not eligible to enter. Any person who attempts to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes.
Winner. The one (1) grand-prize winner, as well as the winners of three (3) first-prizes and seven (7) second-prizes (the “Winning Teachers”) will be chosen soon after the final sweepstakes entry deadline of October 11, 2013, 11:59 p.m. EST. The final drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes shall be final. The potential winners will be notified by email. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes. Notification will be sent to the email address of the potential winners.
Prizes. The Winning Teachers will receive the following:
Grand-Prize Winner: One (1) grand-prize, titled a “Classroom Prize Pack,” will be awarded to an eligible teacher (Winning Teacher) and will consist of 300 rolls and 300 sheets of Duck Tape® products, as well as a Duck Tape® craft book. Approximate estimated retail value (“ARV”) $1810.
First-Prize Winners: Three (3) first-prizes will be awarded to three eligible teachers (Winning Teachers) and each prize will consist of 60 assorted Duck Tape® products, as well as a Duck Tape® craft book. Approximate estimated retail value (“ARV”) $190 per prize.
Second-Prize Winners: Seven (7) second-prizes will be awarded to seven eligible teachers (Winning Teachers) and each prize will consist of 10 assorted Duck Tape® products, as well as a Duck Tape® craft book. Approximate estimated retail value (“ARV”) $40 per prize.
The Winning Teachers will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability or publicity release within five (5) business days of notification attempt or an alternate winner may be selected. Taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the Winning Teachers. Total ARV of all prizes $2,660.
General. All entries will become the property of Shur-Tech Brand Duck Tape® (“Duck Tape®”), and will not be returned. By entering, entrants and Winners agree to abide by these rules and warrant and represent that their entry information is accurate. The Winners may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability or publicity release within five (5) business days of notification attempt or an alternate winner may be selected. By entering and/or accepting a prize, entrants grant to Sponsor and Duck Tape® the right to use his or her name, address, biographical information, likeness, entry, and live and taped performances of interview(s) with its representatives, for any lawful purpose, including but not limited to on the Scholastic.com website or on any or all marketing collateral affiliated with and/or produced by Duck Tape® without further permission or compensation, except where prohibited by law. By entering and/or accepting a prize, entrants agree to release Sponsor, Duck Tape®, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising, promotion or production agencies, and prize suppliers and all others associated with the development and execution of this Sweepstakes, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, agents, and employees of the foregoing, involved in the Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability, claims, or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons and property of any nature that in any way arise from participation in this Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of the prizes. Subject to all applicable laws.
The Released Parties are not responsible for interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections; for lack of availability or accessibility, or miscommunications due to failed computer, satellite, telephone, or cable transmissions or lines; for technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions; for computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or difficulties; or for any other computer, network, technical, typographical, human or other error, problem, or malfunction related to or in connection with the Sweepstakes. Any attempts by an individual to access the site via a bot script or other brute-force attack will result in that email address becoming ineligible. If for any reason (including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of Duck Tape® and Sponsor, which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes) the Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as described in these rules, Duck Tape® and Sponsor shall have the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes.
For the names of the Winning Teachers who submitted the winning entry (available after November 4, 2013), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 18, 2013, to “Duck Tape®” Teacher Sweepstakes Winner, c/o E. Ready, 557 Broadway, #539, New York, NY 10012.
Sponsor: Scholastic Inc., 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012.