WordGirl Definition Competition

WordGirl Definition Competition Webcast Sweepstakes


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

ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States who are teachers of grades 1-3 at the time of entry. Employees of Sponsor and its affiliates and their respective advertising, promotion and production agencies, their immediate families and those living in their households are not eligible to enter. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY: To enter the Sweepstakes, fill out the online Sweepstakes registration form (the “Form”). Completion of the Form by April 26, 2012 and logging in to watch the webcast on May 1, 2012 will automatically enter you in the Sweepstakes. Completion of the Form by April 26, 2012 and logging in to watch the webcast on May 1, 2012 is the only means of entering the Sweepstakes. Partially completed Forms will not be accepted. Entries must be received after 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (United States) on March 13, 2012 and by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time (United States) on April 26, 2012. Limit one entry per person. YOU MAY ONLY ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES ONLINE, NO OTHER METHOD OF ENTRY WILL BE ACCEPTED. No copies, facsimiles or reproductions of online entry form will be accepted. All entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. 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 (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 emailing does not constitute proof of delivery. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of a person submitting an on-line entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address at the time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize Winner and two (2) Second Prize Winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries on or about May 1, 2012. One Grand Prize Winner will receive no fewer than 500 books for his/her school (Approximate Retail Value or ARV: $2,500 based on an average approximate retail value of $5 per book); one (1) Scholastic Children’s Dictionary (ARV: $19.99 each) and one (1) Scholastic’s Children’s Thesaurus (ARV: $16.99 each); a classroom set of 30 WordGirl Prize Packs, each Prize Pack to consist of four (4) WordGirl books, one (1) WordGirl Comic Book, and one (1) WordGirl Puzzle (ARV of each WordGirl Prize Pack: $31.94). Total Grand Prize ARV: $3495.18. Two Second Prize Winners will each receive one (1) Scholastic Children’s Dictionary (ARV: $19.99 each), one (1) Scholastic Children’s Thesaurus (ARV: $16.99 each) and one (1) WordGirl Prize Pack (ARV: $31.94 each) Total Second Prize ARV: $68.92 each. Total ARV for all prizes: $3633.02. To learn more about the WordGirl Definition Competition webcast, visit www.scholastic.com/wordgirldefinitioncompetition. No substitution or transfer of prizes is permitted by the winner. Prizes are non-returnable and cannot be sold or redeemed for cash. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. The winner is responsible for payment of all federal, state or other tax liabilities (including income taxes, if any) on any prize received.

ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received by the Sweepstakes deadline.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: If the administration or integrity of the Sweepstakes is compromised or corrupted at any time, the Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and its agencies shall not be liable for any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from entering the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that the decisions of Sponsor related to this Sweepstakes are final. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by these rules and to release and hold Sponsor and its affiliates and their respective advertising, promotion and production agencies harmless from and against any and all damages and claims of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any prize. Winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility and liability/right of publicity release (“Affidavit”), which may require winner to furnish his/her social security number; failure to do so within fourteen (14) days of receipt of such Affidavit will result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner. Except where prohibited, acceptance of a prize shall constitute and signify a winner's consent to the use of his/her biographical information and likeness (as further detailed in the Affidavit) for any lawful purpose (including for promotional purposes) in any media, including without limitation online, in perpetuity, without further notice or compensation. By registering to enter the Sweepstakes, entrants affirm that they have read and accepted these Official Sweepstakes Rules. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes will be ineligible for a prize.

WINNER LIST: To obtain the name of the Sweepstakes winners, send a request, along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Scholastic Inc., WordGirl Definition Competition Webcast Sweepstakes, 524 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10012, Attn: Caitlin Sweeny. Winners list will be available after the completion of the Sweepstakes but no earlier than June 15, 2012. Requests must be received before August 15, 2012.