Build-A-Bear – Workshop Septembear – Win in total).
(in the US and CAN, a “sweepstakes” and in the UK, a “prize draw”)
THERE IS NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN AND ENTRY TO THE
SWEEPSTAKES IS FREE.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
MANY WILL ENTER, FEW WILL WIN.
ENTRY PERIOD: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not increase your chance of winning.
The Build-A-Bear Workshop®
SeptemBEAR Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:00 a.m.
Central Time (“CT”) on September 1, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CT on September 30, 2021 (the
“Sweepstakes Period”) which is further divided into four (4) week-long entry periods (each a “Weekly
Entry Period”) as defined in the chart below. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “day” is defined as a
24-hour period, beginning at 12:00:00 AM CT and ending at 11:59:59 PM CT. For purposes of this
Sweepstakes, a “week” is defined as a 7-day period during the Sweepstakes Period beginning on a
Wednesday and ending on a Tuesday except for the last Weekly Entry Period where a week is defined as
a 9-day period beginning on a Wednesday and ending on the following Thursday. The Sponsor’s
computer, or that of its designee, which may include the Administrator, runs the official clock for the
Sweepstakes and will solely determine the time by which an entry is received. All entries must be
received by 11:59:59 p.m. CT on September 30, 2021. Entries received after the entry deadlines for a
Weekly Entry Period set forth herein will not be accepted or eligible to win for such Weekly Entry Period.
Many will enter but few will win.
Entry Periods, Drawing & Prize Details Chart (the “Chart”)
All dates are 2021 calendar year.
(on or about)
1 9/1 9/7 9/9 10
A new furry friend every
month for a year.
2 9/8 9/14 9/16 10
A new furry friend every
month for a year.
3 9/15 9/21 9/23 10
A new furry friend every
month for a year.
4 9/22 9/30 10/4 10
A new furry friend every
month for a year.
*See Prizes section below for more details on prizes.
ELIGIBILITY: Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia
(collectively the “US”), Canada (excluding Quebec) (“CAN”) and the United Kingdom (“UK”) who are
eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (each person being the “Entrant”). Individuals
employed by or otherwise associated with Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its promotional
partners, agencies, affiliates, subsidiaries, Marden-Kane, Inc., members of their immediate families, and
persons living in the same household as these individuals are not eligible to enter or win a prize. VOID IN
QUEBEC AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. For UK residents, the Sweepstakes
shall be deemed a prize draw notwithstanding the use of the term sweepstakes herein.
HOW TO ENTER:
For US/CAN residents go to: https://www.buildabear.com/ sweepstakes;
For UK residents go to: https://www.buildabear.co.uk/prize-draw;
Click on the SeptemBEAR Sweepstakes icon;
Complete the required information on the entry form, which may include, among other things, first and last
name, e-mail address, and related information as prompted; and
Click the “ENTER NOW” button.
Entrant must complete the entry form with all required information for a Weekly Entry Period and click
“ENTER NOW” for the entry to be eligible for such Weekly Entry Period.
Information collected from an Entrant will be used only for purposes of this Sweepstakes and to
contact an Entrant, if they are determined to be a potential winner, and to deliver prizes, unless
the Entrant has opted in to receive additional information from Sponsor.
There is a limit of one entry per person per Weekly Entry Period. All other forms of entry are void. All
entries must be submitted by the Entrant; third party entries will not be accepted. No bulk or automated
entries permitted. Releasees (defined below) are not responsible for entries received that are illegible, not
completely filled out, misdirected, damaged, lost, delayed, late. Mechanically reproduced, faxed entries
are void. Entries in excess of the one entry per person per Weekly Entry Period limit are void. Entries
submitted during a Weekly Entry Period are eligible for that Weekly Entry Period only and are not eligible
for any other Weekly Entry Period. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry
at any time which, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, is offensive, contains unsuitable material, or if it is
determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion that the Entrant has not complied with these Official Rules. By
entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants acknowledge that they are eligible to enter the Sweepstakes and
agree to comply with these Official Rules available at: US/CAN: https://www.buildabear.com/
sweepstakes and UK: https://www.buildabear.co.uk/ prize-draw.
RANDOM DRAWINGS: A random drawing to select a Weekly Entry Period potential prize winner will be
conducted on or about each of the drawing dates stated in the Chart above (each, a “Drawing Date”) from
among all eligible entries received between the start date and the end date for that Weekly Entry Period.
All random drawings will be conducted by Marden-Kane, Inc. (the “Administrator”), in Syosset, NY, USA,
an independent organization whose decisions will be final and binding on all matters relating to this
Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, whether entries are received timely, whether entries are
eligible, or whether an Entrant should be disqualified.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential prize winners will be notified by e-mail on or about the drawing dates
specified in the Chart above at the e-mail address provided with the entry. Winners may be required to
complete and sign (where legal) an Affidavit or Declaration of Eligibility and Liability, and where legal, a
Publicity Release (the “Affidavit”) within four (4) days following the date of issuance of notification or the
prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate potential winner. If a potential winner is a minor in his
or her state/country/province/territory of residence, the potential winner’s parent or legal guardian must
sign all required documents. See additional winner notification and fulfillment details in Prizes
section below. Failure to timely return any documents requested, return of prize notification as
undeliverable, or noncompliance with these Official Rules will result in such potential winner being
disqualified. Sponsor shall have no further obligation to that potential winner, and an alternate potential
winner will be selected via a random drawing. If a potential winner (i) does not respond to any
communication from Sponsor or Administrator within four (4) days of such communication; (ii) refuses the
prize; and/or (iii) the prize or prize notification is rejected or returned as undeliverable, such potential
winner forfeits all rights to be deemed a winner in the Sweepstakes (“Winner”) and receive the prize, that
potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be selected through a
random drawing by the Administrator from the remaining entries. Prizes must be accepted as awarded.
Except where prohibited by law, the Winner’s entry and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for
the Sponsor to use said Winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, and biographical information
without further compensation. ALL POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRIES ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION
BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF
ANY PRIZE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRY
HAS BEEN VERIFIED, ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN RETURNED AND ENTRANT
HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. ANY ENTRY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE
PROCESSING SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE ENTRY, IS
VOID, AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.
PRIZES: Forty (40) Total Prizes will be awarded (ten (10) prizes per Weekly Entry Period) – Prize
Allocation will be via a random drawing. Prizes to be awarded from all valid US, CAN and UK entries
received for a Weekly Entry Period.
Prize: a new furry friend each month for a year (twelve (12) furry friends in total). Prize to be awarded in
the form of a voucher that the Winner can use to redeem for a furry friend online or in-store. Winners will
receive each voucher via e-mail on the first Monday of each month beginning the month after the Winner
receives their prize winner confirmation notification e-mail. Approximate Retail Value of each prize in a
Weekly Entry Period (“ARV”): $480.00 US/CAN; £345.00 UK each (based on each monthly voucher being
$40.00 USD/CAD each or £28.00 UK each). Total ARV of all prizes in the Sweepstakes: $19,200.00
USD/CAD or £13,806 UK. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received for a
Weekly Entry Period. Many will enter but few will win. Parental consent will be required prior to the
awarding of a prize to those under the age of majority in their state/country/province/territory of
residence. A third party cannot collect a prize on behalf of a Winner unless otherwise permitted in
accordance with these Official Rules.
ADDITIONAL CONDITION OF PRIZE: Limit one prize per person and limited one prize per household.
Prizes cannot be transferred, exchanged, or redeemed for cash. No prize substitutions allowed except at
the discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or prize component) with one
of comparable or greater value and delay prize fulfillment based on shipping abilities. All taxes, sounds,
accessories, fees and any incidentals and other expenses not specified herein, including without
limitation, income taxes, associated with the prize and its receipt are the sole responsibility of the prize
Winners. Sponsor shall have no liability or further obligation to the Winners other than to supply the
prize as described, with no further compensation being paid in exchange therefore. All prizes will be
accepted by Winner “as is”. Releasees (defined below) are not responsible for damage to a prize or
loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. All prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of
eligible entries are received. Sponsor must either publish or make available information that indicates that
a valid award took place. To comply with this obligation Sponsor will send a list of all winners (including
the surname and state/county) to anyone who applies for such information in accordance with the below
Winners List section. If an Entrant resides in the UK and objects to any or all of their surname, county and
winning entry being published or made available, please contact Sponsor. In such circumstances,
Sponsor must still provide the information and winning entry to the Advertising Standards Authority on
By accepting the prize, each Winner understands and agrees, that he/she may be asked/required to
submit a photograph of the Winner with each of their monthly furry friends. Rights to any photo is owned
solely by Sponsor and can be used in any media throughout the world in perpetuity and in any manner at
Sponsor’s sole discretion without further review, notice, approval, consideration or compensation to the
Winner or any third party.
WINNERS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT PRIZES ARE AWARDED AS-IS. RELEASEES MAKE NO
WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, LEGAL
COMPLIANCE WITH RESPECT TO APPLICABLE LAWS OR NON-INFRINGEMENT AS REGARDS TO
ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENTS OF ANY PRIZE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED, AS SOME
JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES.
Actual value of prize may vary and if the actual value of the prize or any portion thereof is less than the
ARV set forth in these Official Rules, no cash equivalent will be awarded. 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.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: This Sweepstakes and these Official Rules are subject to all applicable
federal, state, and local laws. Sponsor will not disclose the total number of entries received or the total
number of entries received from an individual. Releasees are not responsible for printing errors in these
Official Rules. By accepting a prize, Winners or, if a minor in his/her state/country/province/territory of
residence, their parent or legal guardian, consent to the use of their name,
city/state/country/province/territory of residence, photograph, visual and/or audio likeness for advertising
or promotional purposes by Sponsor, and its designees, including but not limited to the posting of
Winner’s name on the Sponsor’s website, in a Winners List or other announcements, without additional
compensation, permission or notification except where prohibited by law. If any provision of these rules is
invalid under the law, rules or regulations of a particular state/country/province/territory, it will only apply
to the extent permitted. In addition to the tax liability disclosures in these rules, Winners are subject to
abide by the income reporting and, if applicable, the payment of any taxes due according to the laws,
rules and regulations of the Winners’ state/country/province/territory of residence.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants
and, if a minor in their state/territory/province, their parent or legal guardian, agree to release, indemnify,
defend and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and each of their
respective promotional partners, agencies, parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and each of their respective
agents, representatives, officers, directors, franchisees, shareholders and employees (collectively
“Releasees”) from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, actions and any liability of any kind
resulting from or arising from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, use, misuse or
nonuse of the prize (including any travel or travel-related activity thereto) that may be awarded. This
Sweepstakes and these Official Rules shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of
Missouri, USA without regard to its principles of conflicts of law. Jurisdiction and venue shall be solely
within the state or federal courts located in Saint Louis County, Missouri, USA. Releasees are not
responsible for technical, computer, mechanical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to
or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection
with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or
in any Sweepstakes related materials; or for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete,
inaccurate, undelivered, delayed, postage due, unintelligible, returned, or illegible entries or mail; for
electronic, computer, or telephonic malfunction or error, failure to enter into the processing system,
entries that are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly or are lost for any reason including
computer, telephone, paper transfer, or process any transaction thereon. If, for any reason, the Entrant’s
entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Entrant’s
sole remedy is another Sweepstakes entry, if it is possible. If in the Sponsor’s opinion, for any reason this
Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or there is any suspected or actual evidence of
electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if computer viruses, bugs,
unauthorized intervention, fraud, errors or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect
the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor
reserve the right at their sole discretion: (i) to disqualify any individual (and void his/her entry and/or
prevent him/her from future participation in the Sweepstakes) who tampers with the entry process and/or
who is acting in violation of these Official Rules, (ii) to modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, or to
terminate the Sweepstakes, and/or (iii) at Sponsor’s discretion conduct the random drawing to award the
prizes using all eligible non suspect entries received as of the termination date. As a condition of entering
the Sweepstakes, Entrants, and, if a minor, their parent or legal guardian agree that subject to applicable
laws: a.) under no circumstances will Entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrants, and, if a
minor, their parent or legal guardian, hereby waive all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental,
consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; b.) all causes of
action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the prizes awarded, shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action; and c.) any and all claims, judgments, and awards
shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, if any, but in no event shall Entrants be entitled to
receive attorneys’ fees or other legal costs, and in no event shall such out-of-pocket expenses exceed
two hundred fifty dollars ($250) or the equivalent in any other relevant currency. Sponsor reserves the
right to modify prize award procedures at its discretion. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these
Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision.
In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple Entrants, the entry will be deemed to be
entered by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account included in the entry in question. The
authorized account holder shall be defined as the natural person to whom the applicable e-mail address
has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization
responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE
SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL & CIVIL LAWS & 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.
PRIVACY & PERSONAL INFORMATION: Information collected from Entrants is used for the purpose of
awarding and delivering prizes, operating the Sweepstakes consistent with the Official Rules, to notify
Winners (as described in these Official Rules), and for advertising or promotional purposes and will not be
sold or shared in any manner by Sponsor or any third parties. Sponsor shall not sell, share or otherwise
disclose personal information to/with third parties, other than to/with third parties engaged by Sponsor to
fulfill the above purposes.
This Sweepstakes are subject to, and the Sponsor and Administrator will at all times process your
USA and CAN residents: https://www.buildabear.com/privacy-policy.html.
UK residents: https://www.buildabear.co.uk/privacy-policy.html.
you may contact the Sponsor’s Privacy Associate by e-mail, mail or phone: E-mail:
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org; Mail: Privacy Associate, Build-A-Bear
Workshop, 1954 Innerbelt Business Center Drive, St. Louis, MO 63114-5760 USA; Phone: (toll free) 1-
WINNERS LIST: To request the list of Winners, send an e-mail with subject line SeptemBEAR Winners
to Winners@mkpromosource.com. Requests must be received no later than October 29, 2021. The list
will be sent when the random drawings have been conducted and the Winners verified.
SPONSOR: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., 1954 Innerbelt Business Center Drive, St. Louis, MO 63114
Sweepstakes Administrator: Marden-Kane, Inc., 575 Underhill Blvd., Ste. 222, Syosset, NY 11791 USA.
ADDITIONAL RULES FOR CANADIAN RESIDENTS: In accordance with Canadian law, Winners
residing in Canada will be required to correctly answer the skill testing question once they have been
selected to win the prize and after they have received an e-mail from the Sponsor notifying them that they
are a potential winner.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook,
Twitter, or Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes are to be
directed to Sponsor, at the address above, not Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
Facebook is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc. Twitter is a registered trademark of Twitter, Inc.
Instagram is a registered trademark of Instagram, Inc.
© 2021 Marden-Kane, Inc. All rights reserved. These Official Rules may not be copied, edited, or used for
any other purpose, commercial or otherwise, without the express written consent of Marden-Kane, Inc.
© 2021 Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc.