Official VEX Robotics "Teacher Appreciation Giveaway"Sweepstakes Rules & Regulations
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1. Eligibility: Sweepstakes (the “Teacher Appreciation Giveaway”) is open to teachers of grades PreK–12 who are current legal residents of the 50 United States (and Washington DC) age 18 and older, and as of the time of entry teach in a public, accredited private or homeschool in the 50 United States and D.C., except employees, officers, and directors of VEX Robotics, their respective parents, subsidiaries, or affiliates, as well as the immediate family (defined as parents, spouses, children, siblings, and grandparents) and household members of each such employee, officer, and director are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law.
2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of VEX Robotics, as final and binding as it relates to the contest. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online beginning on May 3, 2021 and ending May 7, 2021 11:59 PM CST.
4. How to Enter: In order to enter the Sweepstakes, you must submit an entry using the online form provided on this Sweepstakes site. The entry must fulfill all Sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of VEX Robotics. You may enter only once, and you must fill in the information requested. Once you submit the form, you may share this promotion on social media to earn additional entries. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent these rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be deemed ineligible at the sole discretion of VEX Robotics.
5. Prizes: Five Winners will be selected. The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will each receive one VEX Robotics branded $500 voucher to vexrobotics.com. The total prize amount for the campaign is $2,500. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. All prize related expenses, including without limitation, all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for VEX Robotics to use the winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7. Winner selection and notification: 5 winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via email to the email address used to enter the Sweepstakes within five (5) business days following the drawing. VEX Robotics shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winners’ spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or if the winning submission contains an incorrect or otherwise non-functioning email address. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification is sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, prize may be forfeited, and an alternate winner selected.
The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED AND REVOKED.
8. Rights Granted by you: By entering this contest you understand that VEX Robotics, anyone acting on behalf of VEX Robotics, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.
9. Terms: VEX Robotics reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such a case, VEX Robotics may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by VEX Robotics. VEX Robotics reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or who violates these Terms & Conditions.
VEX Robotics has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, VEX Robotics reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law, including the provision of such person’s identity to law enforcement personnel.
By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from VEX Robotics. You may opt-out of receiving these communications at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.
10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless VEX Robotics and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the ; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries.
11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF TEXAS WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Texas having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this contest). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Marketing Dept., VEX Robotics, 6725 W, FM 1570, Greenville, TX 75402.
14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is VEX Robotics, inc., 6725 W, FM 1570, Greenville, TX 75402.