Christmas Tree Shops – Find Yourself An Elf – Win GRAND PRIZE A $2500 Shopping Spree awarded in the form of Christmas Tree Shops and That
Find Yourself an Elf Sweeps
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT
OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: Find Yourself an Elf Sweeps (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the
fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia), who are at least eighteen (18) years old or
at least the age of majority in their state of residence or older at the time of entry (each an “entrant”).
Employees and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective
spouses, regardless of where they reside), and those living in their same households, whether or
not related, of Christmas Tree Shops, Inc., Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., HelloWorld, Inc., and their
respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, retail locations, representatives, consultants,
contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional fulfillment, marketing and
promotion agencies, website providers, webmasters along with the officers, directors, owners,
members, agents and employees of each of them, and companies involved in the implementation
and execution of the Sweepstakes (and their respective parents) are not eligible to enter or win.
The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void
where prohibited by law. 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 Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set
forth herein. The Promotion consists of a sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) and an instant win
game (the “Instant Win Game”).
2. Sponsor: Christmas Tree Shops, Inc., 650 Liberty Avenue, Union, NJ 07083. Administrator:
HelloWorld, Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
3. Timing: The Promotion begins on November 14, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and
ends on November 27, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”). Administrator’s computer
is the official time keeping device for this Promotion and operates on Eastern Time.
4. How to Enter: During Promotion Period visit http://www.christmastreeshops.com/, and click on
the Promotion banner/button and follow the links to access the Promotion OR within a Christmas
Tree Shops communication or site or social page, click on the promotion banner/button and follow
the links to access the promotion OR visit the promotion site URL at
Follow the instructions to complete and submit the registration form including a valid home address
(P.O. Boxes are not permitted).
Bonus Entry: To earn a one-time bonus entry, you may visit a Christmas Tree Shops® andThat!®
store location and follow the in-store signage to locate an Elf to help answer the bonus entry
question that appears on the registration form (as outlined below) or you may simply guess from
the provided multiple choices. The question will be the following: WHAT ITEM IS NEAR OUR ELF?
Select one of the answers from the provided list.
By submitting the registration form, you will automatically receive one (1) entry into the
Sweepstakes and advance to the Instant Win Game page and receive one (1) Instant Win Game
play for that day. If you selected a correct answer to the multiple choice question, you will receive
a one-time (1) additional entry into the Sweepstakes. The site does not display if the bonus entry
Once on the Instant Win Game page, follow the links and instructions to play the Instant Win Game.
The Instant Win Game results will be displayed after completing the game. Potential winners of
the Instant Win Game will be provided directions for validation. All potential winners are subject to
verification before any prize will be awarded. Administrator is responsible for the functionality
of the Instant Win Game.
Limit: Each entrant may receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry and one (1) Instant Win play per day
during the Promotion Period for registering or logging in; each entrant may receive a one-time (1)
additional Sweepstakes entry during the Promotion Period for correctly answering the multiple
choice question on the registration form. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same
email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of plays/entries
by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other
methods will void that entrant’s plays/entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any
automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not
responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will
be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or play, the authorized account
holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant or player. 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. Potential winners may be required to show
proof of being the authorized account holder.
5. Sweepstakes/Instant Win Game: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose
decisions as to the administration and operation of the Promotion and the selection of potential
winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Sweepstakes: Administrator
will randomly select the potential Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner from all eligible entries on or
around November 28, 2018. Instant Win Game: Fourteen (14) random, computer-generated
winning times, one (1) per day, will be generated during the Promotion Period. If you are the first
player to play the Instant Win Game at or after one of the randomly generated winning times, you
will be a potential instant winner of the prize indicated.
6. ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR OR
ADMINISTRATOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS
RELATED TO THE PROMOTION. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF
THE INSTANT WIN GAME OR SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL
ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY, AND THE POTENTIAL INSTANT WIN GAME WINNER AND/OR
SWEEPSTAKES WINNER HAVE BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT
VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER
EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY PLAY THAT OCCURS
AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE PLAY AND
IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.
7. Verification of Potential Winners: Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these
Official Rules. The potential Sweepstakes winner will be notified by mail, email or phone. Except
where prohibited, the potential Sweepstakes Prize winner will be required to sign and return a
Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release which must be received by Administrator
within seven (7) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim the prize. If a
potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, or fails to sign and return the Declaration of
Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release or provide any other requested information within the
required time period (if applicable), or the prize is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner
forfeits the prize. 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. There will be three (3) alternate drawings after which the prize will remain
unawarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Promotion.
Sweepstakes Prize: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: A $2,500 Shopping Spree awarded in the form of
Christmas Tree Shops® andThat!® Gift Cards. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $2,500. Odds
of winning the Sweepstakes prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the
Instant Win Game Prizes: FOURTEEN (14) FIRST PRIZES (one (1) per day): A $100 Christmas
Tree Shops® andThat!® Gift Card. ARV: $100. Odds of winning an Instant Win Game prize
depend on the number of Instant Win prizes available divided by the number of eligible Instant Win
Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner will receive an IRS form 1099 and will be responsible for all taxes
associated with acceptance of the prize.
Grand and Instant Win Game prizes will be awarded as a check for California winners.
For All Prizes: Terms and conditions of gift cards apply. No cash equivalent unless specified in
these rules and all 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. Limit: One (1)
Sweepstakes prize and one (1) Instant Win Game prize per person.
9. Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Bed
Bath & Beyond Inc., HelloWorld, Inc., and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers,
distributors, advertising/promotion agencies 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 Promotion or receipt or
use or misuse of any prize.
10. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion 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 consideration.
11. 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 human error impairs the integrity or
proper functioning of the Sweepstakes or Instant Win Game, as determined by Sponsor in its sole
discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes at random from among
the eligible entries or plays received up to the time of the impairment. 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 Instant Win Game 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 or the Instant
Win Game 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.
12. 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 or play is confirmed to have been
erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another
entry in the Sweepstakes or Instant Win Game play, if 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 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, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
13. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and
causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion 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
Promotion, 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 Promotion, 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
14. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to the
15. Winner List: For a winner list, visit http://bit.ly/2P3PF8N. The winner list will be posted after
winner confirmation is complete.
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