Quilters Club of America Quilting LIVE! contest is open only to legal
residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia) who
are eighteen years of age or older or have permission to enter from a legal
guardian. Void in Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S.
territories and possessions and where prohibited by law. Employees of F+W
Media, Inc. or any of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising
agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design,
production execution or distribution of the Promotion and their immediate
family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and
children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same
residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are
not eligible. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and
local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant's full and
unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which
are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize
is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
contest is presented and sponsored by F+W Media, Inc., 10151 Carver Road, Suite
200, Cincinnati, OH 45242. First place category sponsors yet to be
The Promotion begins on August 22nd 2014 at 12:01 a.m. Mountain
Standard Time (“MT”) and ends on August 31st 2014 at 11:59 p.m. Mountain
Standard Time (“MT”) Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for
4. How to Enter
To enter the Quilting LIVE! ticket giveaway, participants must create a link to the Quilting LIVE! homepage on their personal blog or website. Participants must then post a link to their blog on the Admin blog post detailing the contest information. Entries must not
have been entered in any other competition or violate the rights of other
parties. Entries which judges determine to be offensive or defamatory will be
Participant assigns and transfers to Sponsor (F+W Media, Inc.) all rights,
title and interest to the Entry.
5. Winner Selection
The Entries will be
chosen at random by members of the staff of F+W Media.
whose Entry/ies have be chosen will win the prizes set forth below. Judges will be fair and impartial.
Decisions of the judging panel will be final. Odds of winning depend on number
of eligible Entries received and quality of submitted Entries. F+W Media, at its
discretion, may also announce and promote the contest and its winners in other
print and electronic publications of Interweave/F+W Media, and the advertising,
publicity, promotional and marketing materials of Interweave/F+W Media. The
prizes will be awarded to eligible winners as described in these contest rules
by December 1, 2014. Winners will be notified via e-mail, phone call, or mail
at the address provided in the on-line entry form.
ALL POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR WHOSE
DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION.
7. Verification of Potential Winners
Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms
and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon
fulfilling all requirements. The potential winners will be notified by email,
telephone, or registered mail after the date of the judging. The potential
winners will be required to sign and return to Sponsor, within ten (10) days of
the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity
release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize if
applicable. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to
sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release
within the required time period (if applicable), or if the prize or prize
notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. In
the event that a potential winner of a contest prize is disqualified for any
reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner who had
the highest score remaining of the eligible entries.
One will will receive a Quilting LIVE! value package valued at $114.00. This package includes entry to 6 classes, 3 days of general admission, and a Quilting LIVE! shopping bag.
For all Prizes: No cash equivalent
for the prizes, prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made
except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves
the right to substitute for the listed prize one of equal or greater value for
any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with
prize receipt and/or use.
9. Entry Conditions and Release
By entering, each participant
agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the
decisions of the Sponsor, Administrator and/or the Contest judges which are
binding and final in all matters relating to this Contest; (b) release and hold
harmless the Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective parent, subsidiary,
and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers and any other organizations
responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting
the Contest and Promotion, and all of their respective past and present
officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the
“Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and
liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to
persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under
appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in
the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of
right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual
property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or
relating to a participant's entry, creation of an entry or submission of an
entry, participation in the Contest and Promotion, acceptance or use or misuse
of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the
broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold
harmless the Sponsor and Administrator from and against any and all claims,
expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of
or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Contest and Promotion and/or
entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prize.
As a contest participant, you
hereby assign to the Publisher all rights in the publisher’s version of the
contest entry, which may be exercised by Publisher and/or its licensees and
assignees in print, electronic, digital and/or other media of all kinds.
retain ownership of the item(s) of artwork which you have submitted and/or
photographed for this contest, but you acknowledge that if you are a contest
winner, you agree that you shall not authorize the publication of such artwork
in any form of print or electronic media (other than display at your own
Website) prior to first publication of the Work by Publisher.
Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion
constitutes winner’s consent to Sponsor's and its agents' use of winner's name,
likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional
purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
12. General Conditions
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or
modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or
any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or
proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole
discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any
individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of
the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other
promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any
person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be
a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made,
Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest
extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these
Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
13. Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any
incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing
errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in
the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited
to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network
hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the
entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in
the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any
injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or
indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Promotion
or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant's entry
is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or
corrupted, entrant's sole remedy is another entry in the Contest. No more than
the stated number of prizes will be awarded.
Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and
causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes
awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Contest or the
determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any
form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action
arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be
resolved exclusively by the United States District Court, District of Ohio or the appropriate Ohio State Court located in Hamilton County, Ohio; (iii) any and all claims,
judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred,
including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event
attorneys’ fees; and (iv) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to
obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive,
incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for
actual out-of-pocket expenses , and any and all rights to have damages
multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE
LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES,
SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the
construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official
Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection
with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the
laws of the State of Ohio,
without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of
the State of Ohio or any other
jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction
other than the State of Ohio.
15. Entrant’s Personal Information
available at http://www.fwmedia.com/privacy.
16. Promotion Results
For Promotion results and/or a copy of these Official
Rules, send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to [name of
contest here] F+W Media, 4868 Innovation Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80525.
Requests for the winner list must be received by December 1, 2014.