Rules

2018 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge “Best in State” Award Rules


1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. One (1) school in each of the fifty (50) U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and in each of the U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands) with the most minutes logged in the 2018 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge between 12:01 a.m. EST May 7, 2018, and 11:59 p.m. EST September 7, 2018, will be honored with a “party-in-a-box,” a kit consisting of a personalized plaque, banner, students certificates and other items that can be used at a school-wide celebration (ARV: $184.00) and recognition in the 2019 Scholastic Book of World Records. In addition, the top ten libraries and top ten community partner organizations in the fifty (50) U.S. states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories listed above with the most minutes read will each get a “party-in-a-box”.
 

2. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
 

3. In the event of a tie, the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge team will reach out to the individual schools, libraries, and community organizations to confirm reading minutes, and, once verified, will name each tied school as a winner for their state or, for a library/community partner, a top ten winner. Sponsor reserves the right not to award all prizes if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified entries. Prize is non-transferable, not returnable, and cannot be sold or redeemed for cash. No prize substitution except by Sponsor in case of unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor shall not be liable for unsuccessful efforts to notify a winner. If the winner does not meet eligibility criteria or cannot be reached, Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate winner. After Sponsor's attempt to award the prize 3 times, Sponsor may decide that any unclaimed prize will not be awarded. Winner will be notified by phone and email using the contact information provided to Sponsor. Sponsor may require winners to execute a release and affidavit of eligibility, to be returned within 14 business days from site close on Friday, September 7, 2018, prior to awarding prizes.
 

4. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for (a) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind, including but not limited to death, injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with this Contest, the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity, or accepting, possessing, using or misusing any prize, (b) lost, misdirected, damaged, stolen, illegible, failed, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled, delayed or late entries, emails or mail; (c) telephone, electronic, program, network, Internet, or computer delays, deletions, interruptions or other failures or errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise of any kind; or (d) any human error that may occur in the processing of any entry or otherwise in the administration of this Contest, nor are they responsible for any theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, whether caused by the sender or any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Contest. Proof of online submission of the entry does not constitute proof of delivery.
 

5. Votes obtained by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be void and all associated entrants may be disqualified. If the administration or integrity of the Contest is compromised or corrupted at any time, the Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or cancel the Contest and, if terminated, at Sponsor’s discretion, award the prizes from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of such action using the judging procedure outlined above.
 

6. WINNERS LIST: A list of Contest winners will be available after the completion of the Contest on scholastic.com/summer beginning Wednesday, September 26, 2018 until the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge website closes on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. For a list of winners, please write to: Scholastic Inc., Attn: Corporate Communications, 557 Broadway, New York, New York, 10012.
 

7. SPONSOR: Scholastic Inc., 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012, tel. 1-(800) SCHOLASTIC. For questions or concerns regarding this promotion or the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge, contact summerchallengehelp@scholastic.com.

2018 Educator Summer Reading Sweepstakes


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
 

ELIGIBILITY: The Educator Summer Reading Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to teachers, librarians or administrators in U.S. schools who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, five (5) U.S. Territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands), and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older. Employees, officers and directors and their immediate family members (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Scholastic Inc. (“Sponsor”), its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
 

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, April 9, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Monday, June 4, 2018. (“Sweepstakes Period”).
 

TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, to enter, visit the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge Educator Summer Reading Sweepstakes homepage (http://www.scholastic.com/summer/sweepstakes/educators/). To enter, teachers, librarians or administrators must fill out all the required fields on the sweepstakes form.
 

Limit of one (1) unique entry per person/email address for the entire Sweepstakes. Entries must be made by users with a scholastic.com account. Entries received in excess of the stated limitations will be void. Any attempt to use multiple names or email accounts or other tactics to enter more than the stated limits may result in the disqualification by Sponsor from the Sweepstakes and all associated entries will be void. Entries generated by mechanical, script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
 

DRAWING: Five (5) potential winners will be randomly selected on or about Monday, June 11, 2018 from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified via email and may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within three (3) business days of date of notice. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected.
 

PRIZE: Five (5) winners will receive a prize pack of one (1) Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set, one (1) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Illustrated Edition, two (2) Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Edition Collectible Art Posters, fifty (50) Harry Potter 20 Years of Magic Tattoos, and fifty (50) Harry Potter 20 Years of Magic Bookmarks. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is $137. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. After Sponsor’s reasonable attempt to award prizes, any unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.

 

PUBLICITY GRANT: Winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, school name, school address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, in any manner and with any materials, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval.
 

RELEASE: Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for, any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this Sweepstakes.
 

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined above) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries, posts; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.
 

PERSONAL INFORMATION: The personal information collected will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy which can be found at http://www.scholastic.com/privacy.htm.
 

WINNER'S NAME: For the names of the winners (available after June 25, 2018), send a self-addressed stamped envelope by July 23, 2018 to: Scholastic Inc., Attn: Corporate Communications, 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012.
 

SPONSOR: Scholastic Inc., 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012.

Library & Community Partner Summer Reading Sweepstakes
 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
 

ELIGIBILITY: The Library & Community Partner Summer Reading Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to public librarians and community organization leaders (such as Girl/Boy Scout troop leaders, camp counselors, and United Way/YMCA/YWCA facilitators) in the U.S. who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, five (5) U.S. Territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands), and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older. Employees, officers and directors and their immediate family members (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Scholastic Inc. (“Sponsor”), its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
 

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, April 9, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on Monday, June 4, 2018. (“Sweepstakes Period”).
 

TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, to enter, visit the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge Library & Community Partner Summer Reading Sweepstakes homepage (http://www.scholastic.com/summer/sweepstakes/libraries-community-partners/). To enter, public librarians and community organization leaders must fill out all the required fields on the sweepstakes form.
 

Limit of one (1) unique entry per person/email address for the entire Sweepstakes. Entries must be made by users with a scholastic.com account. Entries received in excess of the stated limitations will be void. Any attempt to use multiple names or email accounts or other tactics to enter more than the stated limits may result in the disqualification by Sponsor from the Sweepstakes and all associated entries will be void. Entries generated by mechanical, script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
 

DRAWING: Five (5) potential winners will be randomly selected on or about Monday, June 11, 2018 from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified via email and may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within three (3) business days of date of notice. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected.
 

PRIZE: Five (5) winners will receive a prize pack of: one (1) Harry Potter Paperback Boxed Set, one (1) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Illustrated Edition, two (2) Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Edition Collectible Art Posters, fifty (50) Harry Potter 20 Years of Magic Tattoos, and fifty (50) Harry Potter 20 Years of Magic Bookmarks. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) is $137. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. After Sponsor’s reasonable attempt to award prizes, any unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.
 

PUBLICITY GRANT: Winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, title, library/community organization name, library/community organization address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, in any manner and with any materials, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval.
 

RELEASE: Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for, any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this Sweepstakes.
 

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined above) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries, posts; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.
 

PERSONAL INFORMATION: The personal information collected will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy which can be found at http://www.scholastic.com/privacy.htm.
 

WINNER'S NAME: For the name of the winners (available after June 25, 2018), send a self-addressed stamped envelope by July 23, 2018 to: Scholastic Inc., Attn: Corporate Communications, 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012.
 

SPONSOR: Scholastic Inc., 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012.

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