Fisher-Price – Thomas & Friends Back-To-School – Win one (1) special-edition Thomas & Friends™ Friendship Set

Thomas &
Friends™ Back-to-School Sweepstakes

Official
Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
TO ENTER OR WIN.  MAKING A PURCHASE DOES
NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.  THE
FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS VALID ONLY IN THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES, DISTRICT
OF COLUMBIA (D.C.), AND CANADA (EXCLUDING THE PROVINCE OF QUEBEC) AND IS OPEN
ONLY TO QUALIFIED PERSONS (AS DEFINED IN THE RULES BELOW).  VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED.  BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU
AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF SPONSOR AND
ADMINISTRATOR.  DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE
SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND FALL WITHIN THE
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BELOW. 

 

Sweepstakes
Name:  Thomas & Friends™ Back-to-School Sweepstakes (the
“Sweepstakes”).

 

Sweepstakes
Dates: Sweepstakes registration is scheduled to begin at
12:00:00am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 8/5/2021
and end at 11:59:59pm ET on 8/15/2021
(the “Registration Period”).  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable
federal, state/province and local laws and regulations, and is void outside of
the (50) United States, D.C., and Canada. 
Void in Quebec and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.

 

Who
may Enter: 
Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of, and who are located
within, the (50) U.S., D.C. or Canada (excluding
residents of Quebec), who are age 18 or older as of date of entry, and have a
valid driver’s license or government issued photo ID, except the following
persons who are not eligible to enter, participate or win:

(a)  
Employees,
officers, and directors of Mattel, Inc.  and Fisher-Price, Inc. (collectively “Sponsor”), Million Dollar Media (the “Sweepstakes
Administrator”), Weber Shandwick, and each of the foregoing’s respective
franchisees, owners, employees, contractors, parents, affiliated companies,
subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion
agencies, any and all other companies associated with the design or execution
of this promotion, or any employees, officers, directors, members, shareholders
or agents of any participating Sponsor retailers, distributors, or wholesalers
(collectively, “Released Parties”), and the members of the immediate families
or households, whether or not related, of any of the above. “Immediate family
members” includes, for purposes of this promotion, parents (including in-laws),
grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings),
children (including step-children), grandchildren (including step
grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they
reside.

 

How to Enter – Online Entry:  Visit www.WinWithThomasAndFriends.com
during the Registration Period and follow the
online entry instructions provided to complete the
online registration page with all required information including your name,
valid email address, phone number (including
area code), date of birth and State/Province of
residence.  After having read and agreed
to these Official Rules, click the submit button to submit your online entry.  All entries must be fully complete with all
required information and must be received by 11:59:59 pm ET on 8/15/2021 to be eligible.    

a.     After completing your entry, you will have
the option to share the Sweepstakes utilizing a personalized URL link provided
on the entry confirmation page. If you choose to share the URL, you will earn
an additional bonus entry into the Sweepstakes grand prize drawing for each
entrant who completes an entry utilizing your shared personalized URL link.

 

Any available opt-in
opportunities are not required to enter the Sweepstakes, and opting-in will not
improve your chances of winning. 
By participating and submitting an
entry, contestant agrees to the collection, processing, storage and sharing of
your information (including personal information or personal data) by Sponsor and
Sweepstakes Administrator for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes (i.e. to contact entrant via email, text, mail, phone or any
other form of media) to make contestant aware of information pertinent to the
Sweepstakes.  To learn more about how
Sponsor handles your information read Sponsor’s Privacy Statement located at http://corporate/mattel.com/privacy-statement.aspx.    If you opt in to receive email updates from
Fisher-Price and the Mattel family of Companies when you enter the Sweepstakes,
Sponsor will send you emails, and your data will be subject to their respective
privacy practices as detailed in the Privacy Statement referenced above.
Contestants may opt-out of any further email communication at any time by
following the provided opt-out instructions.

 

Maximum of one entry per
person per day (total of 11 online entries during Registration Period, except
for any bonus entries as outlined above).  Any
incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified.  Any entry submitted
with an invalid email address or other inaccurate, incomplete, or incorrect
information will be disqualified.  Released
Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, incomplete,
invalid, unintelligible, damaged entries, or for entries submitted in a manner
that is not expressly allowed under these rules, or
for any entry not submitted or received due to any technical error or failure,
unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate capture or mis-entry of any
required information, or the failure to capture any such information for any
reason including programming or technical errors, or effects of hackers or
failure of any electronic equipment, computer or cellular transmissions and/or
network connections; all of which will be disqualified.

 

Each
participant must submit an entry on his/her own behalf.  Any entry submitted on behalf of another
individual or using another person’s email address, name or mobile number will
be disqualified and ineligible to claim any prize.  Any attempt by any participant to obtain more
than the stated number of entries allowed by using same, multiple/different
mobile numbers, identities, or any other methods void that participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified.  No mechanically reproduced or automated
entries permitted.  Use of any automated
system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all
such entries will be deemed void.  All
entries received become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. 

 

In
the event of a dispute as to any online registration, the authorized account
holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the
registrant and he/she must be eligible according to these Official Rules.  The “authorized email 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.

 

By
registering to enter Sweepstakes, you affirm that you have read and accepted
these Official Sweepstakes Rules.  All entrants agree to be bound by and abide by
the official rules of the Sweepstakes.

 

Winner Selection &
Notification (180 winners):  Sponsor shall conduct a random prize
drawing on or about 8/17/2021 from among all eligible entries received to
select (180) potential prize winners (see prize descriptions below).

Note:  There is a maximum of one (1) prize
award per person or household.  If eligible entries are less than the
scheduled number of prizes available for the prize drawing, then the
associated prize award(s) shall not be awarded.

 

Each
potential winner will be notified initially by phone and/or email following
their selection.  If the Administrator is
unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with a selected
potential prize winner by phone within 48-hours of the initial notification
attempt to the phone number and/or email address associated with that
contestant’s entry, then that contestant may be disqualified
and an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from among the
remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting).  Note:
phone messages will not be left during the winner notification process.

 

During
winner notification, the selected potential winner must confirm their
eligibility, and indicate their willingness and ability to accept the
prize.  The potential winner will then
receive official notification via mail or email delivery.  If any selected winner does not meet the
eligibility requirements, or is unable or unwilling to
accept the prize or elects to decline the prize, s/he will be disqualified and,
at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner will be
randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries and notified as per
the procedures outlined above.  Any
disqualified contestant will not receive any alternate prize substitution or
compensation.

 

Any
potential winner who is a resident of Canada must correctly answer skill-based testing
question in order to claim or win a prize per the
following requirements:  

In
order to be
confirmed as a winner and be eligible to receive the prize award, a
potential prize winner, before claiming the prize, shall first be required
to complete a skill-related mathematical testing question and answer the
question correctly without assistance of any kind, in a manner
satisfactory to the Administrator.  If the potential prize
winner fails to correctly answer the question, or provides
an incorrect answer to the skill-based testing question, that contestant
shall be disqualified and ineligible to claim the grand prize award.
If the selected
potential prize winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, fails
to correctly answer the skill-based mathematical testing question, elects
to decline the prize, or does not return the required prize claim forms
within the required deadline, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s
discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner will be randomly
selected from among all remaining eligible entries and notified as per the
procedures outlined above.  Any disqualified contestant will not
receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation. 

 

All
of the following will apply to each winner: 1) Winner will be required to
complete and return, within 2-days of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form,
including an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (publicity release where permitted);  2) Winner may be required to present a copy
of a valid social security card and a valid driver’s license or government
issued photo ID as a condition of receiving any prize;  and 3) Winner is responsible for paying all
applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state/province and
federal taxes) on all prizes awarded.   

 

Decisions of the Sponsor
and Administrator in the selection and determination of prize winners and all
matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding. 

 

Prize Award (Maximum 180
winners):  Each prize winner shall receive: one (1) special-edition
Thomas & Friends™
Friendship Set, with an approximate retail value (ARV) of $25 each.  Exact items included in friendship set as
solely determined and designated by Sponsor. 

 

NOTE: 
All merchandise items are awarded ‘as is’ without warranty, express or
implied.  Prize winners must accept
delivery of prize in the method as solely determined and designated by
Sponsor.  Prize shall be shipped only to
the designated winner residential address as submitted during initial online
registration and/or as provided during winner notification, via the carrier as
determined and designated by Sponsor (i.e. UPS, USPS
or other Sponsor designated carrier), or as otherwise specified by
Sponsor.  Allow 8 – 12 weeks for prize delivery. 

 

Once
shipped, prize shall be considered as awarded and delivered, and Sponsor shall
not be responsible for actual receipt of delivery by winner.  Sponsor shall not be responsible for any
lost, late, undelivered, misdirected, damaged or stolen delivery; or any
incorrect delivery address provided by winner during registration or prize
claim.  In the event of any delivery
issues, including undelivered, misdirected, lost or stolen deliveries, Sponsor
shall have no responsibility to replace the prize award, and prize award shall
not be substituted by Sponsor with any alternate prize award or compensation.  Winner shall look solely to designated
shipper/carrier for any lost, damaged, stolen or mis-delivered packages and not
to Sponsor for any delivery issues.

 

General
Prize Conditions:  All other costs and expenses related to
prize acceptance, delivery, redemption or use not specified herein as being
provided are the sole responsibility of winner. 
All
income, federal, state/province and local taxes are the winner’s sole responsibility.  All prize awards are non-transferable
and no cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole
discretion or as provided herein. 
Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable
or greater value, at its sole discretion.  Failure
to collect or properly claim prize in accordance with these rules will result
in forfeiture of the prize.  If forfeited
for any reason, participant will not receive any other prize substitution or
compensation, and the prize will
remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided
herein.  All
properly claimed prizes will be awarded. 
Any unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.  Total ARV of all available prize awards:
$4,500.

 

Additional Rules &
Restrictions:  By participating, entrants agree to
abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor
and Administrator, which shall be final in all matters relating to this
Sweepstakes.  In the event an entrant
wins a prize, and is later found to be in violation of
these rules he/she will be required to forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor
for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after winner
has used the prize. Participation in Sweepstakes constitutes permission for the
Sponsor, and their designees to use entrants’ names, likenesses, images,
biographical information, and cities and state/province of residence for
purposes of advertising and trade in any and all media
now or hereafter known worldwide on perpetuity without limitation or further
compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.  False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts
shall render entrants ineligible for any prize.

 

By
participating, entrants agree to hold all Released Parties harmless from any
claims, losses, actions, or damages of any kind, whether actual, incidental or
consequential, for injury (including but not limited to death), damages, losses
or expenses arising out of or relating to entrant’s participation in this
Sweepstakes, or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation
in prize-related activities (including but not limited to travel or activity
related thereto), and to assume all liability therefor. 

 

Released
Parties shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply
the prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, pandemics, any
actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment
failure, terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor
dispute or strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of
any kind, or any other cause beyond Released Parties’ sole control. 

 

Participants
are restricted to use of ordinary and typical computer equipment, mobile phone
equipment, Internet access and cellular networks. Sponsor disclaims all
liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue an entry
due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts
beyond the Sponsor’s control, or otherwise. The Sponsor disclaims any liability
for entries not received due to technical difficulties or transmission errors.
The Sponsor disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or
failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic
transmission, or other delivery method. 
Released Parties are not responsible for mechanical, technical,
electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors,
malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or
delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines,
the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which
may limit an online entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, and
any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile
phone related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any
information necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for any
other errors of any kind, whether computer, technical, typographical, printing,
human or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes,
including, without limitations, errors which may occur in connection with the
printing or advertising of this Sweepstakes, administration or execution of the
Sweepstakes, the cancellation of the game, the processing of entries or in the
announcement of the prizes or prize winners. 
Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any
person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes
website.

 

Sponsor
reserves the right to cancel, modify, reschedule or terminate the Sweepstakes
for any reason including, but not limited to acts of God, pandemics, force
majeure, government regulatory action or ruling,  fraud, misconduct, or if any technical failures,
or human or programming errors, destroy or threaten the integrity of the Sweepstakes,
in the opinion of the Sponsor/Administrator, or if a computer virus, bug, or
other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper
conduct of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor/Administrator, in their
sole discretion. In the event of early termination of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor
reserves the right to determine prize winners in a random drawing from among
all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time/date of such
termination.

 

IN CASE OF DISPUTES:  By
participating, each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and
causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes
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 within the State of New Jersey; (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, and in no event will entrant be
entitled to received attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no
circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant
hereby waives all rights to claim, 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
entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by,
and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without
giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions
(whether of the State of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction), that would
cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of
New Jersey.

 

Odds:  Odds
of being selected as the prize winner are dependent upon the total number of
eligible entries received, and for Canadian residents, the skill and ability of
any selected potential winner to correctly answer skill-testing question.

 

Official Rules & Winners List: 
For a copy of these Official Rules, or the name of prize winners, send a
self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 10/15/2021 to: Thomas &
Friends™ Back-to-School Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ  07095.  PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting,
official rules or winners list.

 

Sponsor: 
This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Fisher-Price,
Inc., 636 Girard Avenue, East
Aurora, NY 14052

 

Sweepstakes Administrator: 
The Sweepstakes is administered by Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278,
Woodbridge, NJ 07095.