Family Plant Hunt Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. SWEEPSTAKES SUBJECT TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES. OPEN TO, TEACHERS, FAMILY MEMBERS, INCLUDING LEGAL GUARDIANS, OVER THE AGE OF 18 (19 IN AL OR NE) WHO HAVE A CHILD OR CHILDREN AT A PUBLIC SCHOOL, AN ACCREDITED PRIVATE SCHOOL, OR A HOME SCHOOL IN COMPLIANCE WITH STATE REGULATIONS IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND D.C. FOR GRADES 6–8 AND WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES.
- TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. To enter the Family Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”), an eligible teacher, family member or legal guardian of a child or children enrolled in grades 6–8 must submit their Sweepstakes entry (or entries) according to the BLOOM! Scholastic Family Resource page, available at the website scholastic.com/bloom. Teachers may submit entries on behalf of a family if the family provides the completed Plant Hunt form/photos to the teacher. Entries may only be submitted electronically. To be considered eligible for entry, each entrant (the “Submitting Adult”) must post their photo (or photos) on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram along with the hashtags #PlantHunt and #Sweepstakes. The Submitting Adult may enter multiple submissions, each providing an additional chance to win. If the hashtag is not included in the posting, the entry will be considered ineligible. Entries posted on the social media account (or accounts) of a child will be required to have the Submitting Adult verify eligibility if selected as a winner. All entrants’ social media accounts must be publicly viewable and not private, for submitted posts to be visible by campaign judges. Entries submitting by private accounts may not be seen by Seed Your Future and therefore will not be considered. An entry must be received between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 1, 2019, and 11:59 p.m. ET on May 10, 2019 (the “Entry Period”).
- ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to teachers, family members or legal guardians over 18 (19 in AL or NE) who at the time of entry have a child or children in any or all of grades 6–8 in a public school, an accredited private school, or a home school in the 50 United States (or the District of Columbia) which is in compliance with the laws and regulations of its state/district and who are legal residents of the United States. Employees of Seed Your Future (“Seed Your Future” or “Sponsor”), Scholastic Inc., and members of their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or family members living in the same household (whether related or not), their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their advertising, promotion, and production agencies, manufacturers or distributors of sweepstakes materials are not eligible to enter (collectively, “Sponsor and Promotion Parties”). Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Any person who attempts to defraud or tamper with the Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes. Entries posted on the social media account (or accounts) of a child will be required to have the Submitting Adult verify eligibility if selected as a winner. The Submitting Adult may enter multiple submissions, each providing an additional chance to win.
- PRIZES: Four (4) Submitting Adults (the “Winners”) will be selected in a random drawing from among all the eligible entries received. The Winners will receive Scholastic credits of $50.00 each (Total ARV: $200) to purchase any items they wish from Scholastic.com. Sponsor will notify the winner to confirm acceptance of the prize. If a potential winner does not agree to the obligations in these Official Rules, Sponsor may award that prize to another Adult at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners will be notified on or about May 24, 2019.
- GENERAL: By entering, the Submitting Adult agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and Promotion Parties, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, 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 (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all claims, injuries, damages, or losses to the person or property and/or liabilities of any nature that in any way arise from participation in this Sweepstakes or acceptance, and use of the prize, The Winners (Submitting Adults) may each be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within five (5) business days of notification attempt or an alternative winner may be selected. The Sponsor is not responsible for delays in receiving or responding to winner prize notifications and such winner may be disqualified at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes will only be executed in and delivered to addresses within the United States. The Winners may be required to participate in reasonable promotional activities. By entering the Sweepstakes and/or accepting a prize, the Submitting Adult grants to Sponsor and Promotion Parties and their designees the right to use his or her name, likeness, hometown, biographical information, school name, and entry for any lawful purposes, including advertising and promotional purposes, in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without further notice, permission, or compensation, except where prohibited by law.