Aaron’s – Share The Good Contest – Limited Entry – Win Ashley furniture for either a bedroom

ELIGIBILITY: The Aaron’s “Share the Good” Contest (herein referred to as the “Contest”) is open solely
to legal residents of forty six (46) states in the United States (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, Minnesota and
Wisconsin) and the District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (exceptions-must be
19 years of age or older for those that reside in Alabama, Nebraska, and 21 years of age or older in state
of Mississippi) as of the date of entry, and who live within 30 miles of an Aaron’s store as set forth
below. Officers, directors, representatives and employees of Aaron’s, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), and any of
their respective parent companies, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, dealers, franchisees, licensees,
distributors, suppliers, subsidiaries, participating retailers, advertising / promotion / judging agencies,
persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for this Contest, Compliance
Sweepstakes Services (“the Administrator”) (collectively, the “Released Parties”) and the immediate
family members (defined as spouse, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, siblings, – whether
biological, adopted, step or in-law) of such individuals, or persons living in the same household as such
individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the Contest. This Contest 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 and Administrator’s decisions, which are
final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all
requirements set forth herein. Void where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.
HOW TO ENTER: The Contest begins on begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on May 14, 2019 and
ends at 9:00 p.m. Pacific Time (PT) on December 6, 2019 (the “Entry Period”). To enter the Contest you
must go online to www.aarons.com/sharethegood during the Entry Period and complete the official entry
form. Participants must submit an essay (“Essay”) which must address the theme – “tell us about a good
person in your life and why this person deserves a room makeover from Aaron’s” (the “Theme”) of the
Contest. The participant (“Participant”) may not nominate them self and may only nominate another
person (“Honoree”). The Essay cannot exceed 400 words. In addition to the Essay, entry forms require:
Participant full name, age, home address, zip code, e-mail address and daytime phone number (with area
code). Participant must also provide the full name, age, home address, zip code, and phone number (with
area code), of the Honoree. Honoree must be at least 18 years old (exceptions: must be at least 19
years old for those that reside in Alabama, Nebraska, and at least 21 years old in Mississippi) and
must reside within 30 miles of an Aaron’s store for the Essay entry to be considered.
Limit one (1) entry per Participant during the entire Entry Period. All required information must be
completed to enter and to be eligible to win. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the
right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of a Participant that uses multiple / different
addresses, identities, or any other methods, or who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with,
influence or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Contest. Proof of entering
information is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of an entry. Released Parties are
not responsible for: lost, late, incomplete, illegible, incorrect, damaged, delayed, garbled, undelivered, or
misdirected entries, which will be disqualified. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and
will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor (or its designee) will be reviewing all Essay submissions. 
ESSAY RIGHTS AND REQUIREMENTS: By entering this Contest, Participants agree that each Essay
entry becomes the property of Sponsor and that the Sponsor may use such Essay for any proper purpose.
Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant’s participation in this Contest will be
collected by Sponsor and used by Sponsor, their respective affiliates, agents and marketers for purposes
of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Contest as described in these Official Rules.
Each Essay, and the components thereof, must be the original work of the Participant, may not have been
previously published, may not have won previous awards, and must not infringe upon the copyrights,
trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity
and must have been created in a legal and safe manner. An original is the product of one’s own mind and
is not a copy or imitation. If the Essay contains any material or elements that are not owned by the
Participant and/or are subject to the rights of third parties, the Participant is responsible for obtaining,
prior to submission of the Essay, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and
exhibition of the Essay and all of the components thereof by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these
Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness releases for any person who is mentioned
in the Essay, and permission to reproduce, distribute, publicly display or otherwise use the Essay
(collectively, the “Clearances”). By submitting an Essay, Participant warrants, represents and consents to
the submission and use of the Essay in the Contest, and to its posting on the Internet in connection with
the Contest.
Essay entries may not contain any of the following: i) Materials which include or constitute trademarks,
trade names, commercial product brands, designer insignia, logos, depictions, designs, likeness of any
celebrity (living or dead), copyrighted works, or other content created or owned by any person or entity
other than Participant (or Sponsor) or for which the Participant has not obtained owner’s permission to
use; ii) Materials which contain phone numbers, website links, street addresses, e-mail addresses or
license plate numbers; iii) Materials which contain profanities, vulgar language, lewd behavior, or are
otherwise obscene or inappropriate for a general audience; iv) Materials which contain any depiction of
real or simulated sexual acts; v) Materials which contain extensive or gratuitous violence; vi) Materials
which depict illegal acts; vii) Materials which contain unsafe actions, or use of fire or other materials that
may result in personal injury or destruction of property; viii) Materials which violate anyone’s privacy
rights, violate any confidentiality or employment agreement, or which are defamatory; ix) Materials
which are derogatory, inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortuous, libelous, or slander the Sponsor,
or any affiliated entity or person; x) Materials which promote bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any
group or individual, or are discriminatory based on race, religion, national origin, physical disability, age,
gender, or sexual orientation or preference; xi) Materials in which any person identifiably appears where
no appropriate written release has been obtained from such person granting all rights required herein; xii)
Materials which do not comport with the Entry requirements; and xiii) Materials which Sponsor, in its
sole discretion, deems to be otherwise objectionable. Entries which do not conform to these guidelines
will be disqualified. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole and unfettered discretion, to verify at
any time during the Contest that all necessary Clearances have been obtained and to disqualify any Essay
if it believes that the necessary Clearances have not been obtained.
By submitting a Essay, Participant retains the copyright to his or her Essay and irrevocably assigns,
conveys and otherwise transfers to Sponsor, its successors, and assigns any and all right, title, and interest
in perpetuity throughout the world in and to the Participant’s Essay, including, without limitation, the
exclusive right to edit, change, revise, reproduce, display, perform, publish, distribute, license, sublicense,
and sell the Essay in whole or in part, and to prepare, use, and exploit derivative works or improvements
thereof, in all forms and media now or hereafter known, including material in digital and electronic
media, computer, audio and audiovisual versions, and translations and adaptations, all in any language
throughout the world and in Sponsor’s sole discretion in perpetuity. Without limiting the foregoing,
Participant hereby waives and releases Sponsor, from any and all claims that Participant may now or
hereafter have in any jurisdiction based on such “moral rights” or “droit moral” or unfair competition with
respect to Sponsor’s exploitation of the Essay without further compensation to Participant of any kind.
Participant agrees that email shall satisfy any writing requirement that may apply to the assignment,
conveyance, transfer, license, or waiver of any of the aforementioned rights. Participant shall execute and
deliver documents supplied by the Sponsor, at Sponsor’s expense, as may be necessary to vest in Sponsor
the rights and waivers provided herein. Participant agrees not to instigate, support, maintain, or authorize
any action, claim, or lawsuit against Sponsor or its affiliates, or any other person, on the grounds that any
use of the Essay, or any derivative works, infringe or violate any of Participant’s rights therein.
Participant grants the Sponsor and its agents the right to associate the Essay with Participant’s name,
image, likeness, hometown, biographical information, and employer name/city/state, without limitation
and without compensation. Participant shall not receive any compensation or credit for Sponsor’s use of
entries, other than that disclosed in these Official Rules.
ESSAY CONTEST WINNER DETERMINATION: Each Essay entry will be judged by a qualified
judge (or panel of judges) at Aaron’s, as selected by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, whose decisions
are final and binding. Each Essay entry will be judged according to the clear relationship between the
Essay Entry to the Theme based upon the following criteria: Appropriateness to Theme, Enthusiasm,
Inspiration, Broad Appeal, and Message Delivery. There will be one (1) contest winner (a “Prize
Winner”) selected on or about each of June 13, 2019, August 13, 2019, October 13, 2019 and December
13, 2019, from those valid entries that have been received by the following Entry Deadlines:
Entries Must be Received By: Winner Selected On or About:
June 6, 2019 June 13, 2019
August 6, 2019 August 13, 2019
October 6, 2019 October 13, 2019
December 6, 2019 December 13, 2019
Each Prize Winner will be notified by phone and/or e-mail. The Participant that submitted an Essay
selected as a winning entry may be contacted and asked to provide additional contact information of the
Honoree who will be declared the Prize Winner. Prize Winners will be contacted within approximately
three (3) days after selection. Within three (3) days of such notification, the Prize Winner will need to
complete and return a W-9, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release, and provide proof of age and
identity prior to receiving his/her prize. If a potential Prize Winner cannot be contacted within three (3)
days from initial attempt, an alternate potential Prize Winner may be selected. Non-compliance with any
requirement or obligation may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate potential Prize
Winner. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of
an alternate potential Prize Winner solely at the Sponsor’s discretion. Sponsor will use reasonable efforts
to select an alternate potential Prize Winner but in the event one cannot be reasonably determined, such
Prize will not be awarded. Sponsor reserves the right to verify identification and eligibility of a potential
Prize Winner before a Prize will be awarded.
PRIZE: Four (4) Prizes will be available to be awarded. Each Prize Winner will receive Ashley furniture
for either a bedroom, living room or dining room. Prize Winner must select room type and then will select
their merchandise from a list of Ashley items available through Aaron’s. The Approximate Retail Value
(“ARV”) of each Prize will vary depending on the merchandise selected by the Prize Winner but shall not
exceed an ARV of $1,100 for living room furniture, an ARV of $3,250 for bedroom furniture, or an ARV
of $2,150 for dining room furniture. The total ARV of all prizes to be awarded will vary based on final
winner selections but will not exceed $13,000. The Prize will be delivered by the local Aaron’s store.
Sponsor will attempt to deliver the Prize within sixty (60) days of the date on which the Prize Winner
returns the completed forms and documents described in these Official Rules. The specified Prize to be
awarded is not transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Any portion of the Prize not accepted by the
Prize Winner within three (3) days of prize winner notification, will be forfeited. Prize Winner is
responsible for the reporting and payment of all federal, state and local taxes (if any). Sponsor reserves
the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute any Prize (or Prize component) with another prize (or prize
component) of equal or greater value. There are no substitutions unless specified by the Sponsor. The
Sponsor and Released Parties are not in any way responsible or liable for damages resulting from loss, use
or misuse of any Prize awarded in this Contest.
The Prize Winner agrees to allow Sponsor and interested news media to attend, interview Prize Winner,
film and photograph the furniture delivery to and setup inside their home and to interview the Prize Winner
in person in their home on the day of delivery. Prize Winner is required to work with the Sponsor to
schedule the furniture delivery and will make themselves available to be present at their home during the
furniture delivery. During the interviews, the Prize Winner agrees to be filmed and photographed. Any
third-party brands provided as a part of the Prize are not sponsors of the Contest.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: The Contest is offered to eligible Participants as specified in these official
rules, but void where prohibited or restricted by law. All Participants, as a condition of participation or
entering in this Contest, agree to defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless Aaron’s Inc., their
respective affiliates, and the officers, directors, and employees, of Sponsor and of its affiliates, and
Released Parties from and against any and all liability, loss, claims, damages, injuries or actions of any
kind whatsoever, without limitation, for injuries, death, damages, or losses to persons or property, as well
as any claims based on publicity rights or invasion of privacy, which may be sustained in connection
with: (a) accessing the Sponsor’s Web Site; (b) participating in any aspect of the Contest, including,
without limitation, while preparing for, participating in and/or traveling to or from any prize or Contest-
related activity; (c) the delivery, receipt, ownership, possession, use or misuse of any prize awarded; (d)
viruses or any downloading or other problems with the Contest application; or (e) any typographical,
production, printing, or other error in these Official Rules, advertisements, or the announcement of
offering of any prize or Prize Winners. You accept and agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions
of the Sponsor and Administrator relating to your participation in this Contest, selection of winners and
awarding of prizes, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. 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 Contest; (2) computer error,
electronic or technical malfunctions or 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 Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur
in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged
or stolen mail. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) for the
Sponsor to use the winner’s name, photograph, video, likeness, statements, audio, biographical
information, voice and address (city and state) for any and all public relations, advertising and/or
promotional purposes as determined by Sponsor, in all forms of media and by all manners (now and
hereafter known), including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable, digital or World Wide
Web, in perpetuity, without notice, consent, review or approval or further compensation. Sponsor makes
no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any
prize. Each Prize Winner bears all liability and risk of loss or damage to his/her respective prize after it
has been delivered. Sponsor is not responsible for events beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control that
may jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest. The
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person who tampers with, or intentionally infects with a virus,
any of the networks, servers or computers that are used in this Contest. Any attempt by any person to
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 reserves the right to suspend or terminate the Contest, in whole
or in part, at any time, without notice, and award the prizes using all non-suspect eligible entries received
as of or after (if applicable) this termination or suspension date in the event that, in the sole discretion of
Sponsor, the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest is jeopardized.
The names of individuals, groups, companies, products and services mentioned herein, and any
corresponding likenesses, logos and images thereof reproduced herein, have been used for identification
purposes only and may be the copyrighted properties and trademarks of their respective owners. The
mention of any individual, group or company, or the inclusion of a product or service as a prize, does not
imply any association with or endorsement by such individual, group or company or the manufacturer or
distributor of such product or service and, except as otherwise indicated, no association or endorsement is
intended or should be inferred. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not
constitute a waiver of that provision.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of
action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually,
without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state
court in Atlanta, Georgia; (2) 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 legal fees; and
(3) under no circumstances may entrant obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim,
indirect, 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. 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 Contest, shall be
governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Georgia without giving effect to
any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Georgia or any other jurisdiction),
which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Georgia.
CONTEST RULES REQUEST: For a copy of these Official Rules, send a request specifying Official
Rules along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope postmarked by December 6, 2019 and received by
December 13, 2019 and mail to: Compliance/”Share the Good” Contest Official Rules, 44 Flanders Road,
Stonington, CT 06378.
WINNER LIST REQUEST: To request confirmation of the name and city/state of residence for the Prize
Winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, by January 15, 2020, to:
Compliance/”Share the Good” Contest Winner List, 44 Flanders Road, Stonington, CT 06378. Requests
that are incomplete or received after January 15, 2020 will not be acknowledged or returned.
SPONSOR: Aaron’s, Inc., 400 Galleria Parkway S.E., Suite 300, Atlanta, Georgia 30339
ADMINISTRATOR: Compliance Sweepstakes Services LLC, 44 Flanders Road, Stonington, CT 06378
©2019 Aaron’s, Inc. All rights reserved.