Star Wars™ by Stride Rite® Scratch & Win Game
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
I. SCRATCH OFF GAME DATES: The “Star Wars™ by Stride Rite® Scratch & Win Game” (the “Game” or “Promotion”) begins May 3, 2013, at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends May 5, 2013, at 11:59:59 PM ET (the “Game Period”) or whenever Game Card supplies are exhausted, whichever occurs first. An unclaimed Grand Prize will be awarded in a random drawing from all eligible mailed-in Scratch Off Game Cards on or about June 5, 2013.
II. ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open to legal residents of the U.S. and D.C. (excluding AK and HI) who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (19 in AL or NE and 21 in MS). Officers, directors and employees of Stride Rite Children's Group, LLC (“Sponsor”) their parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries and affiliates, Compliance Sweepstakes Services LLC, and their respective agents, advertising, promotional and judging agencies of each of the foregoing, and any other entity or persons that develops, produces or distributes materials for or related to these Promotions (collectively, “Released Entities”), and members of the immediate families (defined for these purposes as including spouse, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, siblings, and each of their respective spouse) or households (whether related or not) of any of the above, are NOT eligible to enter or win. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited by law. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. By participating you agree to be bound by the complete “Official Rules and the decision of the Sponsor.
III. TO PLAY: No Purchase is Necessary.
A) In-Store Entry Method: Consumer (“Participant”) is invited to go to any one of the participating Stride Rite retail stores. To find a location nearest you, log on to www.striderite.com. At the store, have your child try on any one of the Stride Rite Star Wars Sneakers. You will then receive a “Star Wars™ by Stride Rite® Scratch & Win Game Card” (“Game Card”) (while supplies last). Gently scratch off the latex covered prize area to see a revealed “Star Wars Surprise Gift”, a Second prize or the Grand prize. When you scratch off the game card, it reveals one of the seven (7) prizes being offered. Refer to Section V for prize redemption instructions. A returned Game Card is subject to verification of eligibility, validation of the Game Card, and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. B) Mail-In Entry Method: To enter by mail simply hand print in ink the name of the Sweepstakes, your name, address, city, state, zip code, date of birth, telephone number with area code, and email address (and parental signature if a minor under the law of his/her jurisdiction of residence) on a 3-1/2 " x 5 " postcard size and mail it in a first class stamped envelope to: Star Wars by Stride Rite Scratch & Win Game, Box 324, c/o 90 Rockwood Pl, Rochester, NY 14610. Envelope must be postmarked by May 6, 2013 and received by May 9, 2013.
IV. GAME PRIZES / ODDS OF WINNING:
|Instant Prize Description||Approximate Retail Value “ARV” (Each)||Number of Prizes Available||Odds|
|One Pair of NEW Darth Vader Shoes||$59.00||100||1:51|
|Star Wars Vehicle with Figure (Playskool)||$12.99||100||1:51|
|Star Wars Swag (Various)||$10.00||500||1:11|
|Star Wars Action Figure (Hasbro)||$9.99||500||1:11|
|Star Wars Card Pack (Top Trumps)||$8.00||2,859||1:2|
|$5.00-Off a Star Wars Collectible Tin www.toptrumps.com/shop||$5.00||1,000||1:5|
|One (1) Grand Prize: 4-day/3-night trip for a family of four to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (11/21/13 to 11/24/13). Includes hotel, $1000 charge card for airfare, Star Wars luncheon, one reserved “Seat” at the Star Wars Top Trumps Tournament and one pair of the NEW Darth Vader Sneaker First!*||$2,139.00||1||1:170,000|
n One Pair of NEW Darth Vader Shoes $ 59.00 100 1:51 Star Wars Vehicle with Figure (Playskool) $ 12.99 100 1:51 Star Wars Swag (Various) $ 10.00 500 1:11 Star Wars Action Figure (Hasbro) $ 9.99 500 1:11 Star Wars Card Pack (Top Trumps) $ 8.00 2,859 1:2 $5.00-Off a Star Wars Collectible Tin www.toptrumps.com/shop $ 5.00 1,000 1:5 One (1) Grand Prize: 4-day/3-night trip for a family of four to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (11/21/13 to 11/24/13). Includes hotel, $1000 charge card for airfare, Star Wars luncheon, one reserved “Seat” at the Star Wars Top Trumps Tournament and one pair of the NEW Darth Vader Sneaker First!* $ 2,139.00 1 1:170,000 Total $47,205.00 5060 1:5
*Eligible Grand Prize Winner must be available to take the trip prize between November 21, 2013 and November 24, 2013 (at the expense of the Sponsor, as detailed in Trip Conditions section VII)
V. HOW TO VERIFY AND REDEEM GAME CARD PRIZES: To claim all instant prizes, legibly print your contact information in the specified area on the back of the Game Card, along with an optional piece of paper on which you have printed or typed your full name, address where you would like to have the prize mailed (no PO Boxes), phone number and date of birth, and put the original scratched-off Game Card and the prize mailing information paper into a first class stamped envelope and mail to: Star Wars by Stride Rite Game Prize Redemption, Box 326, c/o 90 Rockwood Pl, Rochester, NY 14610. IMPORTANT: Photocopy front and back of card for your records and send the ORIGINAL complete game card (no copies or mechanical reproductions accepted). It is recommended that you send potential winning Game Card via traceable mail. Proof of mailing is not proof of receipt. DO NOT leave Game Card with any retail personnel, as they are not authorized to redeem a prize for you. All prize claims must be postmarked no later than 5/31/13 and received by 6/05/13. All Game Cards are subject to verification and anti-fraud detection devices may be used for verification purposes. All prizes that are properly claimed will be awarded; unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Game Card is void if Game Card fails to pass anti-fraud detection measures or if photocopied, reproduced, altered, forged, defaced, tampered with, or mutilated in any way. Game Card will also be void if defective or if it contains printing or other mechanical errors or is printed or produced in error, or if it is determined that Game Card was stolen or not obtained via legitimate means. No prize will be awarded to the holder of any Game Card, which is determined to be void. No more prizes than stated above will be awarded, and if there are more verified prize claims received than the number of prizes being offered in any prize category, as set forth in these Official Rules, such prizes shall be awarded via a random drawing from among all persons submitting valid prize claims for that prize category. Prize claims will not be verified until after the Promotion has ended. A Game Card submitted for redemption becomes the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Prize will be delivered within 6 to 8 weeks after all winner verification.
VI. SECOND CHANCE GRAND PRIZE SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: A Second Chance random drawing will be conducted after the Game Period only if the one Grand Prize Card has not been redeemed. All verified Game Cards that have been postmarked by May 31, 2013 as directed in Section V of these Official Rules, will be deemed eligible Participants in a random Second Chance Grand Prize drawing conducted by an independent judging organization on or about June 15, 2013. A potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified by telephone and/or email and will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability (“Grand Prize Release”) within ten (10) days of date of notification or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible Second Chance drawing entries. Eligible Grand Prize Winner must be available to take the trip prize between November 21, 2013 and November 24, 2013 (at the expense of the Sponsor, as detailed in Trip Conditions section VII)
VII. CHICAGO TRIP PRIZE CONDTIONS: The Grand Prize Winner (“Winner”) will receive a 4-day/3-night trip for a family of four to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (11/21/13 to 11/24/13) in Chicago Illinois. The Chicago Trip Prize Package (“Trip Package”) includes: Standard hotel accommodations (two rooms/double occupancy) Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) $750.00; Four (4) Passes to ChiTag ARV $40.00; a Star Wars luncheon ARV $140.00; One (1) reserved “Seat” at the Star Wars Top Trumps Tournament; a $1,000.00 AmEx Gift Card to be used towards the cost of airline tickets, ground transportation, entertainment and other incidentals; One (1) pair of the NEW Darth Vader Sneaker First! ARV $59.00. While prize suppliers will make every effort to confirm reservations as requested, operational and/or market conditions may prevent them from doing so on the requested dates. Accommodations are subject to capacity controls, availability, blackout dates and other restrictions, all of which are subject to change at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by Sponsor’s prize fulfillment agency. Lost, stolen or damaged travel vouchers or certificates will not be replaced or exchanged. The Prize awarded consisting of products/services for four people require that the Winner and companions redeem the prize together. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. All expenses not specifically mentioned herein, are not included as part of the trip package, and are solely the Winner’s responsibility, including, but not limited to: hotel taxes, additional ground transportation not specified, travel insurance, room service, bag check fees, parking fees, laundry service, food, alcoholic beverages, merchandise, souvenirs, telephone calls, tips, gratuities and service charges, site-seeing excursions and any other incidental costs or expenses not identified in these Official Rules. Lodging is subject to availability, and any changes made will be at the expense of the Winner. It is the sole responsibility of the Winner and companions to satisfy the entry requirements of the United States as necessary. Winner and companions are also responsible for obtaining airline travel insurance, and all other forms of insurance at the Winner’s option and hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide any other types of insurance. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the supplier of accommodations, venue operators, transportation companies, prize providers or any other persons providing any prize-related services. Sponsor is not liable for any missed prize events, opportunities or expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay or ground transportation delay. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any transportation or other prize element except at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. Companion of Winner must be at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the date of departure. Once a travel companion is selected, he/she may not be substituted, except in Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Travel companions must execute Liability/Publicity Releases (“Companion Travel Release”) prior to issuance of travel documents. In the event that any of the travel companions of the Grand Prize Winner are minors, their Release of Liability form will need to be executed on their behalf by their parent or legal guardian, who must be at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the date of departure. In addition the parent or legal guardian executing the Release form on behalf of anyone traveling as part of the Grand Prize will need to accompany their child/ward at all times during the prize trip. A minor will not be allowed to participate in any portion of the Grand Prize travel without being accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. If the Winner becomes disabled or cannot otherwise fully enjoy the Trip Package due to illness, Sponsor shall have the option of: (a) being relieved of liability for fulfillment of the prize award; or (b) at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion, extending the period during which the prize may be awarded for a period equal to the duration of the prize Winner's disability or illness, in which case certain prize components may not be available. The Winner must prove such disability by a doctor's certificate, which certificate shall be endorsed by another physician agreeable to Sponsor and Winner at Sponsor's expense.
The Trip Package is not exchangeable, transferable, or redeemable for cash. There are no substitutions unless specified by the Sponsor. Prize details and availability are subject to change, and in the event that Sponsor is unable to provide the prize Winner with the prize won, the Sponsor may elect, at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, to provide Winner with the approximate value of such item in cash or award an alternate prize of comparable or greater value. The stated ARV of the prizes are based on available information provided to Sponsor at the time these Official Rules were drafted (and any difference in ARV at the time of awarding will not be awarded) and the value of any prize awarded to the Grand Prize Winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Unclaimed prizes will be forfeited. All properly claimed prizes will be awarded. The Sponsor and its agents are not in any way responsible or liable for damages resulting from shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any prize awarded in this Sweepstakes. All decisions by Sponsor as to Winner and prizes are final. The trip to Chicago IL must be fulfilled between November 21, 2013 and November 24, 2013, or prize will be forfeited. Additional prize award details and travel information to be provided to the Winner at the time of notification. The total value of the hotel accommodations, and vacation extras cannot exceed $2,139.00 (USD).
VIII. TERMS/CONDITIONS OF INSTANT WIN AND GRAND PRIZES: All Participants who have won a prize as a result of revealing a prize from their Scratch-Off Card (“Instant Win Winner(s)”) are required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. The stated “ARV” of the prize is based on available information provided to Sponsor at the time these Official Rules were drafted (and any difference in ARV at the time of awarding will not be awarded) and the value of any prize awarded to an Instant Win Winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. The Instant Win Winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the prize they receive. The Instant Win Grand Prize Winner receiving a prize valued over $600.00 will be required to sign the general Prize Release, and return it within ten (10) days of notification. A Grand Prize Winner may also be required to send a copy of their passport, driver’s license or birth certificate as proof of age and provide Sponsor with a valid social security number before a prize will be awarded for tax reporting purposes. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued in the name of the Grand Prize Winner. Non-compliance may result in disqualification. If the potential Grand Prize Winner fails or refuses to sign and return such Affidavit within the time period required by Sponsor or if the prize or prize notification is returned as rejected, faulty, unclaimed or returned as undeliverable to such potential Grand Prize Winner and/or Second Chance Grand Prize Winner may be disqualified and an alternate may be selected. Non-compliance shall result in disqualification and award of the prize to an alternate Winner. If any potential Instant Win Winner or Grand Prize Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules, or if the potential Grand Prize Winner cannot attend or participate in any portion of the prize, or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential Winners may be disqualified and an alternate potential Winner may be selected. If, for any reason, more bona fide Winners come forward seeking to claim prizes in excess of the number of each type of prize set forth in these Official Rules, the Winner, or remaining Winners, as the case may be, of the advertised number of prizes available may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making purportedly valid claims for such prize(s). Inclusion in such drawing shall be each Participant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.
IX. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including, without limitation, due to infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, fire, flood, storm, or other natural cataclysm, riot, strike, civil commotion, government regulation, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes (or any part thereof), the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the prize(s) using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of or after (if applicable) this termination or suspension date. Released Entities assume no responsibility for any incomplete, incorrect, or inaccurate information, whether caused by Web Site users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error. Released Entities assume no responsibility 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. The Released Entities are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, satellite network, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer (or any information/material stored therein) relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Any person who supplies false information, obtains entries by fraudulent means or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these Official Rules in an attempt to obtain any prize will forfeit any prize won and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO 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.
X. RELEASES: All Participants, as a condition of participation in these Promotions, agree to indemnify, release and hold harmless Released Entities from and all liability, claims, damages, injuries or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with: (a) participating in any aspect of the Promotions; or (b) the receipt, ownership, possession, use or misuse of any prize awarded. Winner’s compliance with these Official Rules, or Winner’s participation in prize related activities, constitutes Winner’s agreement that the Released Entities may use Winner’s first name and initial of last name, voice, likeness and/or biographical data for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media worldwide without limitation or additional compensation.
XI. DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Entrants agree that any and all disputes, claims, causes of action, or controversies ("Claims") arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be resolved, upon the election by either the entrant or Sponsor, by arbitration conducted by telephone, online and/or be solely based on written submissions without any personal appearance by the parties or witnesses unless otherwise mutually agreed by the parties, pursuant to this provision and the code of procedures of either the National Arbitration Forum ("NAF") or the American Arbitration Association ("AAA"), as selected by the entrant. IF ARBITRATION IS CHOSEN BY ANY PARTY WITH RESPECT TO A CLAIM, NEITHER PARTY WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO LITIGATE THAT CLAIM IN COURT OR HAVE A JURY TRIAL ON THAT CLAIM. FURTHER, NEITHER SPONSOR NOR ENTRANT WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY ON BEHALF OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC OR OTHER PERSONS SIMILARLY SITUATED, OR AS A MEMBER OF ANY CLASS OF CLAIMANTS PERTAINING TO ANY CLAIM SUBJECT TO ARBITRATION. EXCEPT AS SET FORTH BELOW, THE ARBITRATOR'S DECISION WILL BE FINAL AND BINDING. NOTE THAT OTHER RIGHTS THAT ENTRANT WOULD HAVE IF ENTRANT WENT TO COURT ALSO MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE IN ARBITRATION. Unless both the entrant and Sponsor agree otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person's Claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding. The arbitrator's authority to resolve Claims is limited to Claims between Sponsor and the entrant alone, and the arbitrator's authority to make awards is limited to awards to Sponsor and the entrant alone. Furthermore, claims brought by either party against the other may not be joined or consolidated in arbitration with Claims brought by or against any third party, unless agreed to in writing by all parties. The arbitrator may award declaratory or injunctive relief only in favor of the individual party seeking relief and only to the extent necessary to provide relief warranted by that party's individual claim. No arbitration award or decision will have any preclusive effect as to issues or claims in any dispute with anyone who is not a named party to the arbitration. Notwithstanding any other provision in these Official Rules and without waiving either party's right to appeal such decision, should any portion of this paragraph be deemed invalid or unenforceable, then the entirety of this arbitration provision (other than this sentence and the paragraph below) shall be null and void. If arbitration is not used to resolve a Claim, the entrant AGREES THAT THERE WILL NOT BE A JURY TRIAL. ENTRANT AND SPONSOR EACH UNCONDITIONALLY WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY CLAIM OR COUNTERCLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE SWEEPSTAKES IN ANY WAY. IN THE EVENT OF LITIGATION, THIS PARAGRAPH MAY BE FILED TO SHOW A WRITTEN CONSENT TO A TRIAL BY THE COURT. Entrant agrees that this Sweepstakes shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the State of Michigan, without giving any effect to the principals of conflicts of law, and the forum for any dispute shall be in Grand Rapids Michigan.
XII. WINNERS LIST / OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a copy of the winner’s list or these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope between May 7, 2013 and no later than June 16, 2013 to: Compliance/Star Wars by Stride Rite Winners List, 106 Elm St, Stonington, CT 06378. The names of the Winners may also be posted on Sponsor’s social media websites between the above-referenced dates.
XIII. SPONSOR: Stride Rite Children’s Group, LLC, 191 Spring Street, Lexington, MA 02420.
XIV. ADMINISTRATOR: Compliance Sweepstakes Services LLC, 106 Elm St., Stonington, CT 06378 (the “Promotions Administrator”)