1. To enter: An Eligible Teacher (as defined below) should visit the OTC Literacy area of the Scholastic website at http://www.scholastic.com/OTCliteracy, complete the online registration form including teacher name, email address, school name, school address, and school phone number/extension. Sweepstakes begins January 31, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. EST and ends March 18, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. EST. A final random drawing for 100 winners will occur soon after the final sweepstakes deadline of March 18, 2013, at 11:59 p.m. EST.
One entry per Eligible Teacher. This Sweepstakes may be entered online or via U.S. mail, no other method of entry will be accepted. No copies, facsimiles, or reproductions of online entry form will be accepted. 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.
2. Eligibility. The promotion is open only to U.S. teachers who are legal residents of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, 18 years or older, teach sixth grade, and who are currently in a full-time teaching position in a registered public school district, an accredited private school, or a home school in compliance with the laws of the state where the school is located. 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. Full- or part-time employees of the American Association of Poison Control Centers ("Sponsor"), Scholastic, 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.
3. Winner. The winners of the prizes (the "Winning Teachers") will be chosen soon after the final sweepstakes entry deadline of March 18, 2013, at 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 Winning Teachers 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 Eligible Teacher who submitted the winning entry.
4. Prizes Each of the 100 Winning Teachers will receive the following:
$100 in new books for their classrooms. Approximate retail value: $100 No prize substitutions, transfers, or assignments of prizes allowed, except by Scholastic in case of unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.
Taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the Winning Teachers.
General. All entries will become the property of Scholastic and will not be returned. By entering, Schools and Eligible Teachers agree to abide by these rules and warrant and represent that their entry information is accurate. By accepting a prize, the Winning Teachers grant to Sponsor and Scholastic the right to use his/her name, address, likeness, 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 Sponsor without further permission or compensation, except where prohibited by law. By entering and/or accepting a prize, the Eligible Teachers agree to release Sponsor and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, subsidiaries, 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 technical, hardware, software, or telecommunications malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled, or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. 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 Scholastic 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, Scholastic 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 April 1, 2013), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to "Books for Teachers" Sweepstakes, c/o Jessica Quinones, 557 Broadway #519, New York, NY 10012.