Big Lots – Back To Campus – Win one (1) $250 Big Lots Gift Card
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THE BIG LOTS BACK TO CAMPUS SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE
YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. By participating in the Big Lots Back to Campus Sweepstakes, each
Entrant (the “Entrant”) unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with, and abide by these Official Rules
and the decisions of Big Lots Stores, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects.
ELIGIBILITY: The Big Lots Back to Campus Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal
residents of the Contiguous United States, excluding Rhode Island, who are 18 years of age or older at the
time of entry. Employees of the Sponsor and its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates,
distributors, retailers, sales representatives, fulfillment, advertising and promotion agencies, contractors
and any other entity engaged in the development, production or distribution of promotional materials for this
Sweepstakes, and the immediate family members (spouses, parents, grandparents, children, siblings and
their respective spouses) and those living in the same household of each of the entities mentioned above
are not eligible. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. In the
event that the Sweepstakes is challenged by any regulatory authority, Sponsor reserves the right to
discontinue or modify the Sweepstakes or to disqualify participants in the affected geographic areas. Void
in Rhode Island and wherever prohibited by law.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIODS: The Sweepstakes begins on Tuesday June 12, 2018 at 9:00 am EST
and ends on Monday September 10, 2018 at 11:59 pm EST (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Within the
Sweepstakes Period, there are thirteen (13) entry periods (each, an “Entry Period”) and a corresponding
random drawing (each, a “Drawing”) as defined in the chart below. Entries must be received during an
Entry Period to be eligible for that Entry Period’s Drawing. Non-winning entries will roll over to
subsequent Entry Periods.
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ENTRY PERIOD & PRIZE DRAWING SCHEDULE
All eligible entries must be
Start Date: End Date: On/or about: Prize(s) Available to be won / Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”)
1 6/12/18 6/18/18 6/19/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
2 6/12/18 6/25/18 6/26/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
3 6/12/18 7/2/18 7/3/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
4 6/12/18 7/9/18 7/10/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
5 6/12/18 7/16/18 7/17/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
6 6/12/18 7/23/18 7/24/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
7 6/12/18 7/30/18 7/31/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
8 6/12/18 8/6/18 8/7/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
6/12/18 8/13/18 8/14/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
10 6/12/18 8/20/18 8/21/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
11 6/12/18 8/27/18 8/28/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
12 6/12/18 9/3/18 9/4/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
13 6/12/18 9/10/18 9/11/18 $250 Big Lots Give Card (ARV: $250)
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit biglots.com/campusliving and fill out the entry form
with first name, last name, and email address, and zip code (“Entry”). One Entry per email address.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS: There are thirteen (13) prizes available to be
won, one (1) prize for each Entry Period as depicted in the Entry Period & Prize Drawing Schedule above.
Each prize will consist of one (1) $250 Big Lots Gift Card. The ARV for each prize is $250.
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The total ARV of all prizes to be awarded: $3,250. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of
eligible entries received for each Drawing.
WINNER SELECTION & NOTIFICATION: The potential prizewinners will be selected in a random drawing
from among all eligible entries received by Sponsor. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding.
The potential prizewinners will be notified via email within one week of contest closing. Potential
prizewinners will be required to confirm their name and mailing address to Big Lots within twenty-four (24)
hours of notification. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternative winner may be
If a selected potential prizewinner fails to claim the prize or if a selected potential prizewinner cannot accept
or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be
forfeited and an alternate prizewinner may be randomly selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If
Sponsor’s attempt to contact a potential prizewinner fails to reach a potential prizewinner for any reason or
if the potential winner fails to respond to the notification as directed, or otherwise fails to comply with these
Official Rules, the potential prizewinner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be randomly
selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prizes will be awarded within approximately one (1) week
after the winner is verified.
If a prizewinner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his
or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner’s parent or legal guardian
who will be required to execute and return the Releases on minor’s behalf.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prizes may not be redeemed for cash. Prizes are non-assignable and
nontransferable. No substitutions are permitted. No cash in lieu of prize and no exchange of prize, except
at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the
winner’s sole responsibility.
Winners are responsible for all federal, provincial, state, local and income taxes associated with winning
Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with or participating in this
Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty,
representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or
merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be
subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize(s) constitute permission to use winner’s
name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of
advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media whatsoever now or
hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or
GENERAL: Participating Entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and
release and hold the Sponsor, its affiliated companies free and harmless from and against and all claims,
losses, damages, rights, actions and liability of any kind relating to their participation in the Sweepstakes,
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and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Participating Entrants waive all rights to claim
punitive, incidental and consequential damages. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage
caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the
prize(s). Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer,
administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a
script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late,
misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in
operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials,
or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of
any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of
technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii)
any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in
the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules,
including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final
and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result
in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any
Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii)
discontinue the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system
malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and (iii) to select winners from
among all eligible entries received prior to discontinuation.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO
DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER, VANDALIZE, UNDERMINE OR INTERFERE WITH
THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND
SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES
AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action
arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually,
without resort to any form of class action. All participating Entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of
federal and state courts located in Franklin County, Ohio and agree that such courts have exclusive
jurisdiction over all such disputes. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity,
interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and
obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, 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. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual
damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or
incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind
this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND
ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN
CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
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PRIVACY: Personal information collected from Entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policies, which
can be found at http://www.biglots.com/privacy-policy.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, please send an email with the
subject line Back to Campus Sweepstakes to firstname.lastname@example.org.
WINNERS LIST: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after October 11, 2018) send a
stamped, self-addressed envelope (to be received no later than December 11, 2018), to: The Big Lots
Back To Campus Sweepstakes, Winner Confirmation Request, Attn: Social Media, Big Lots Stores, Inc.,
4900 E. Dublin Granville Road Columbus, OH 43081.
SPONSOR: Big Lots Stores, Inc., 4900 E. Dublin Granville Road Columbus, OH 43081.
DISCLAIMER: The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with
Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, or Instagram.
Void wherever prohibited by law.