American Girl – Accelerate Adventure With Truly Me – Win of a Truly Me Doll and an American Girl RC Sports Car

Accelerate Adventure with Truly MeTM Sweepstakes
Official Rules
1. Eligibility: Accelerate Adventure with Truly Me Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal
residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years
old at the time of entry. Employees of American Girl Brands LLC, Mattel, HelloWorld, Inc., and their
parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children)
and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all
applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. 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 Sweepstakes. Winning
a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2. Sponsor: American Girl Brands LLC, 8400 Fairway Place, Middleton, WI 53562. Administrator:
HelloWorld, Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on November 5, 2018 at 12:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) and ends
on December 15, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. CT (the “Promotion Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official
time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
4. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, there are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes:
A. Online: Visit and follow the links and instructions to
complete and submit the registration form including a valid home address. P.O. Boxes are not
permitted. You automatically will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
B. Mail-in Alternate Method: To enter without online access, hand print your name, address, day and
evening phone numbers, email address, and date of birth on a 3″ x 5″ piece of paper and mail it in
an envelope with proper postage to “Accelerate Adventure with Truly Me Sweepstakes,” c/o
HelloWorld, Inc., P.O. Box 5021, Department 838201, Kalamazoo, MI 49003. You will receive
one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit: One (1) entry per envelope. All mail-in entries must be
handwritten and must be postmarked by December 15, 2018 and received by December 22,
2018. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or
returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or
postage-due entries, which will be disqualified.
Limit: You may enter one (1) time per day during the Promotion Period, regardless of method or
combination of methods of entry. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address.
Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different
email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries
and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will
result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of
the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is
the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or
other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the
submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account
5. Drawings: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the
administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners are final and
binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select the potential
Sweepstakes winners from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period, on or around
December 26, 2018. The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. If a potential winner
of any prize cannot be contacted, or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the
prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a
potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate
winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings
will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled within approximately 8-10
weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.
6. Prizes:
ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: Winner’s choice of a Truly Me Doll and an American Girl RC Sports Car.
Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $330.00. NINE (9) FIRST PRIZES: Each winner’s choice of a Truly Me
Doll. ARV: $115.00
For All 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 a prize for one of equal or greater
value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all
taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number
of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Limit: one (1) prize per person. Total ARV of all
Prizes: $1,365.00.
7. Release: By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Mattel,
Administrator, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion
agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s
officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim
or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property,
arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
8. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each 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
9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes,
or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or
proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event,
Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries
received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. 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 Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other
promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately
undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes 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.
10. 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 Sweepstakes; (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 Sweepstakes; (4) technical or
human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5)
late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) 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 Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event
that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated
number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the
right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded,
eligible prize claims.
11. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes
of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court
for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in
Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-
pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event
attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to 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 Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of
the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the
State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any
jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
12. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to Administrator’s
Privacy Policy and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy
13. Winner List: For a winner list, visit The winner list will be posted after
winner confirmation is complete.
14. Name Removal Notification System: If you would like your name removed from Sponsor’s mailing
list, please use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the latest email received from them, e-mail your
complete name and mailing address with zip code to, or write: American
Girl, Attn: MOP Dept., PO Box 620497, Middleton, WI 53562-0497 and your name will be removed
within 60 days of this request.
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