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The “WrestleMania Reading Challenge” Sweepstakes

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The “WrestleMania Reading Challenge” Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m., Eastern Time (“ET”) on January 21, 2016 and ends at 11:59 p.m., (“ET”) on February 19, 2016 ("Sweepstakes Period"). Sweepstakes is sponsored by First Book, (the “Sponsor”), 1319 F St NW, Suite 1000, Washington DC 20004.

ELIGIBILITY: The “WrestleMania Reading Challenge” Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the contiguous forty-eight (48) United States, including the District of Columbia, who has reached the age of majority in his or her state or territory of residence on or before the date of entry. Employees, officers and directors of the Sponsor, and of WWE (including WWE performing talent) their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotion agencies, and American Sweepstakes & Promotion Co. Inc. (“Administrator”) (collectively, “Released Parties”) and members of the immediate family (mother, father, sons, daughters and spouse, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these official rules. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period eligible participants are invited to participate in the Sweepstakes by visiting the Sponsor’s promotional website www.wrestlemaniareadingchallenge.com. Once there they will be directed to the entry page where they need to fill out and submit all the required fields. They must also check the box that confirms that they completed their daily challenge to have read at least 15 minutes that day along with typing in the number of minutes that they read that day in the required field for them (Only 15 minutes of reading is required to enter. Reading time in excess of 15 minutes is not required and will not increase a participant’s chances of winning or garner additional entries). Only one (1) submission per person/email address per day will be permitted.

LIMIT one (1) Entry per twenty-four (24) hour period per person/email address will be allowed. Once submitted, an Entry cannot be deleted, canceled, or modified. Each properly completed and received Entry will receive one (1) Entry into the Sweepstakes. Incomplete entries will be voided. Proof of sending an Entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Any personally identifiable information collected by the Sponsor during an entrant's participation in Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsor, its respective affiliates, agents and marketers for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes as described in these Official Rules. Once submitted, an Online Entry cannot be deleted, canceled, or modified. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of a participant that submits more than the maximum permitted or who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with, influence, or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Promotion. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: Two (2) Grand Prize winners, four (4) First Prize winners and ten (10) Second Prize winners will be drawn from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes period in a random drawing which will be conducted on or about February 22, 2016, by American Sweepstakes & Promotion Co. (“the Administrator”) an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The decisions of Sponsor and Administrator are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. All winners will be contacted by the email address and/or telephone number that they provided on their entry form.

PRIZES: Two (2) Grand Prize winners will each receive a trip for two (2) to WrestleMania 32 scheduled to be held at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, TX, on April 3, 2016 (exact WrestleMania date and location subject to change in WWE’s sole discretion) (the “Event”). The Grand Prize package includes economy round-trip air travel (via air carrier selected by WWE) for each Grand Prize winner and a guest from the major U.S. gateway city airport closest to Grand Prize winner’s home residence to the Dallas, TX, metropolitan area. Also included are two (2) tickets to the Event (exact seat location subject to WWE’s sole discretion); three (3) nights’ hotel accommodations consisting of one (1) standard room, double occupancy at a hotel selected by WWE; round-trip ground transportation from airport to hotel; and three hundred dollars ($300US) spending money. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute ground transportation for air transportation if winner resides within 150 miles of the Event venue. The dollar value difference between the round trip economy class air transportation and ground transportation will not be provided to either Grand Prize winner. Each Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for any additional expenses not expressly stated in the prize description above including, but not limited to sales tax, service charges, tips, and any other personal charges, food and beverage, incidental travel or additional costs due to reserving any higher priced package or any fee applied as a result of a change in the reservation, etc. Grand Prize winners will be required to provide a valid major credit card or some other acceptable form of payment, as determined in the hotel’s sole discretion upon hotel check and all in-room charges, telephone calls, meals, beverages, hotel upgrades, amenities, personal incidentals and any other expenses charged to the Grand Prize winner’s and guests’ hotel rooms will be charged to that major valid credit card. Each Grand Prize winner and their guest must travel on dates designated by Sponsor and on the same itinerary in order to attend the Event. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of each Grand Prize Package is $3,000. The difference in the value of the prize as stated herein and value at time of prize notification, if any, will not be awarded. In the event, for whatever reason, the Event is cancelled prior to the trip or during Grand Prize Winner’s trip, that portion of the prize will not be awarded and Sponsor will not provide any compensation or substitution for that portion of the prize.

Four (4) First Prize winners will have 1,000 books donated from the First Book National Book Bank to each of the First Prize winner’s designated beneficiary school or program, which must meet First Book eligibility requirements. (For eligibility information see: https://register.firstbook.org) Shipment of donated books to the beneficiary schools or programs will be handled by Sponsor in coordination with the respective First Prize winner’s designated school or program. The beneficiary school or program will have to consent to receive the books. If the beneficiary school or program does not consent to receive the books, no other consideration will be provided. ARV of each First Prize is $0 to the First Prize winner and $1,000 to the beneficiary school or program.

Ten (10) Second Prize winners will each receive a replica WWE Championship Title belt. ARV of each Second Prize is $225. Total Prize Pool ARV is $12,250.

PRIZE VERIFICATION & CONDITIONS: If a prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential winner, if potential winner cannot be reached within three (3) calendar days from the first notification attempt, if potential recipient fails to return requisite document within the specified time period, or if a potential recipient is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and an alternate winner may be drawn. Each Grand Prize winner will be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release form provided to them to be returned within 7 days of written notification, or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The Grand Prize winners will also be required to disclose his/her social security number for the purpose of issuance of a 1099 Form for tax purposes. By accepting a Prize, recipient agrees to release the Sponsor from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by entering the promotion or for damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of prize awarded. All local, state and federal taxes are solely the responsibility of winner. No substitution or transfer of prize or election of cash in lieu of prize will be permitted. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute any prize package with another prize of equal or greater value in the event that the prize (or any component thereof) is not available.

GENERAL: Except as prohibited by law, by entering this Sweepstakes, participants grant to the Sponsor, WWE, their respective parent, subsidiaries and related companies, and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor or WWE, as the case may be (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time the participant’s full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification.

ALL PARTICIPANTS RELEASE AND AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS THE RELEASED PARTIES, FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OR ANY DAMAGES OR CAUSES OF ACTION (HOWEVER NAMED OR DESCRIBED) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND/OR THE RECEIPT, USE, MISUSE OR NONUSE OF THE PRIZE AWARDED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY OR PRIVACY, DEFAMATION OR PORTRAYAL IN A FALSE LIGHT (WHETHER INTENTIONAL OR UNINTENTIONAL), WHETHER UNDER A THEORY OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), WARRANTY OR OTHER THEORY. WINNER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT RELEASEES HAVE NEITHER MADE NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATED TO A PRIZE.

INTERNET LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the prizes using all non-suspect eligible entries received. No responsibility is assumed for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT 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, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an 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.

USE OF DATA: All information submitted by entrants will be treated according to Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at www.firstbook.org/privacy-and-compliance-policies.

By participating in the Sweepstakes and providing your e-mail address or mobile phone number, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the District of Columbia. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the District of Columbia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the District of Columbia or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the District of Columbia.

WINNER LIST REQUESTS: To request confirmation of the name and address of the winner please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope to: WrestleMania Reading Challenge” Sweepstakes Winners List c/o ASC, 300 State Street, Suite 402, Rochester, NY 14614.

SPONSOR: First Book, 1319 F St NW, Suite 1000, Washington DC, 20004.