Official Rules for Scholastic Classroom Magazines Sweepstakes


How to Enter: Contest exclusively for 2011–12 Scholastic Classroom Magazines subscribers, including subscribing teachers, principals, and administrators. Register at the Classroom Magazines website to which you have a subscription using your customer number or your username and password.

Entry period: Entries must be received between 9:00 a.m. E.S.T. January 15, 2012 and 11:59 p.m. E.S.T. February 5, 2012. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, misdirected, misdated, incomplete, or illegible entries. Further, Sponsor and its agencies shall not be liable for (a) telephone, electronic, program, network, Internet, or computer delays, deletions, interruptions or other failures of any kind; (b) late, lost, damaged, failed, misdirected, incomplete, garbled, unintelligible, or delayed computer messages or entries; or (c) any human error that may occur in the processing of any entry, 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 Sweepstakes. Proof of online submission of your entry does not constitute proof of delivery. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Normal time, toll, connection, and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet service provider will apply.  One entry per person.

Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open to all 2011–12 Scholastic Classroom Magazine subscribers who are current and legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are over 18 years of age. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, and members of their families living in the same household, of Sponsor, its affiliates, distributors and agencies, are not eligible to enter this Sweepstakes.

Drawing: Sweepstakes runs from 9:00 a.m. E.S.T. January 15, 2012 and officially closes on 11:59 p.m. E.S.T. February 5, 2012. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. E.S.T. on February 5, 2012. Seventeen (17) winners will be drawn at random around 9:00 a.m. E.S.T. on February 6, 2012 from all eligible entries. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Prize: Winners will receive one (1) gift certificate for $50 to the Scholastic Teacher Store online. This gift certificate is valid for one-time use only and will deduct a total of $50 from the full invoice. Reimbursements or credits will not be given.

  • Sponsor will email potential winners. Winners will be required to provide a full name, working email address and physical shipping address (P.O. Box shipping addresses excluded) within 5 business days of notification attempt by Sponsor. Failure to do so will result in an alternate winner being selected. By accepting the prize, each winner grants to Sponsor and its affiliates, distributors and agencies the right to use his or her name, comment, likeness, hometown, biographical information, and entry for purposes of advertising and promotion, including but not limited to on the Scholastic website,, without further notice or compensation, except where prohibited by law. No cash substitutions, transfers or assignments of prizes allowed, except by Sponsor in case of unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.
    Taxes on prizes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winners.

General: By entering, entrant (i) agrees to release and hold Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, Facebook, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”), harmless against any and all claims and liability arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the Sweepstakes or misuse, nonuse, or use of any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto); (ii) waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages, attorneys’ fees, or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket costs incurred to enter; and (iii) agrees that they have read and agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Released Parties are not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, damaged, inaccurate, illegible, misdirected, garbled, delayed, or undelivered entries or referrals; or for technical hardware or software malfunctions or failures of any kind, lost, unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission, which may limit an individual’s ability to participate. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend or modify the Sweepstakes, or to disqualify any implicated entrant(s), (and their entries) if any fraud, virus, actions by entrants, technical or other error or problem, or any other occurrence corrupts or affects the administration, integrity, security, or proper play of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to award the prize in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the event or action warranting such cancellation. In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled prior to the stated end date, a notice will be posted at CAUTION: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation 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 entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution. In the event of such a dispute or in the event a potential winner entered via Internet and a dispute arises regarding a specific individual entitled to receive a prize, entries made by Internet will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry and any damage made to the website will also be the responsibility of the authorized account holder. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Released Parties are not responsible for any technical, mechanical, printing, typographical, human, or other error relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing, or downloading information in connection with this Sweepstakes.  This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable laws.

Winners' List: For the winners list (available after February 10, 2012), send a self-addressed stamped envelope by April 30, 2012, to: WINNERS LIST, Classroom Magazines Sweepstakes, 557 Broadway, Space: 4004, New York, NY 10012.

No Implied Endorsement: This Sweepstakes is conducted solely by Scholastic Inc. and is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or affiliated in any way with, Facebook.  
You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook.  The names of individuals, groups, companies, products, and services mentioned herein, and any corresponding likenesses, logos, and images thereof reproduced herein, have been used for identification purposes only and may be the copyrighted properties and trademarks of their respective owners. The mention of any individual, group or company, or the inclusion of a product or service as the prize, does not imply any association with or endorsement by such individual, group or company or the manufacturer or distributor of such product or service and, except as otherwise indicated, no association or endorsement is intended or should be inferred.

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