Quaker Oats – Win a $25,000 check plus a $1,000 gift card and $500 gift card for Weekly prizes by June 13, 2015 – WEEKLY!
KEEP PLAYING WITH CHEWY PROMOTION
ENDS AT 11:59 p.m. CT on June 13, 2015
1. PROMOTION OVERVIEW:
Sponsor invites the entrant to submit a photo of their family’s favorite place to play, such as a backyard or playroom or any designated area the family uses for play (“Photo”) and answers to these two (2) questions: (a) Why does your family’s place to play need a makeover? and (b) How would you like to see your family’s place to play made over if you are selected as the Grand Prize winner? (each an “Answer”). Altogether, the two (2) Answers and Photo will hereinafter be referred to as the “Entry”. Entries will be judged to determine the Finalists and Grand Prize winner. See Rules #7 and #8 for judging details. Weekly Prize winners will be determined via random drawings. For each Entry (defined below), entrant will automatically receive one (1) entry into the random drawing for the Weekly Entry Period in which the Entry was submitted and all subsequent Weekly Drawings. See Rule #6 for Weekly Drawing details.
2. PROMOTION PERIOD:
Promotion begins at 12:00 a.m. (midnight) Central Time on March 22, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on June 13, 2015 .
For the Weekly Drawings only, the Promotion Period is divided into twelve (12) weekly entry periods (each a “Weekly Entry Period”) as outlined in the table below. Each Weekly Entry Period begins on the Start Date at 12:00 a.m. CT and ends on the End Date at 11:59 p.m. CT listed below. Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for this Promotion.
Period Start Date End Date Drawing Date
• 1 03/22/15 03/28/15 03/31/15
• 2 03/29/15 04/04/15 04/07/15
• 3 04/05/15 04/11/15 04/14/15
• 4 04/12/15 04/18/15 04/21/15
• 5 04/19/15 04/25/15 04/28/15
• 6 04/26/15 05/02/15 05/05/15
• 7 05/03/15 05/09/15 05/12/15
• 8 05/10/15 05/16/15 05/19/15
• 9 05/17/15 05/23/15 05/26/15
• 10 05/24/15 05/30/15 06/02/15
• 11 05/31/15 06/06/15 06/09/15
• 12 06/07/15 06/13/15 06/16/15
3. TO ENTER:
During the Promotion Period, visit www.chewykeepplaying.com (“Website”) and follow the online instructions to complete the registration form to include (a) your name, email address, date of birth and mailing address; (b) the Answers (as defined in Rule #1); and (c) Photo (as defined in Rule #1). Each Answer may not exceed 250 characters and must be in English or Spanish, and Photo may be no larger than 3MB and must be in a GIF, JPEG, or PNG format showing the play area you wish to be made over (altogether, the “Entry”). The Photo may include only entrant’s child(ren) or legal ward(s) if people are included in the Photo. The entrant must be the parent or legal guardian of any minor appearing in the Photo.
From time to time, Sponsor may post Entries on the Website. Posting of an Entry is not an indication that an Entry has won.
Limit two (2) Entries per person/household throughout the Promotion Period. Entries must be substantially different. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that an entrant has submitted Entries that are not substantially different from each other, the entrant and/or his Entries may be disqualified. The Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, unintelligible or lost Entries. Use of any robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods will void all Entries and result in disqualification. Any other form of entry is void.
By participating, you are opting in to receive e-newsletters from the Sponsor. If you do not wish to continue receiving e-newsletters from the Sponsor, you may unsubscribe upon receiving your first e-newsletter.
4. ENTRY GUIDELINES:
Entries cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or other people, products or companies or communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate. By entering, you acknowledge that your Entry may be posted on Sponsor’s Website or social media sites, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Entry you submit, and Sponsor may revise an Entry where necessary. Sponsor shall have full right and power to copy, publish, broadcast, display, distribute, use, edit, translate, alter, combine with other material, reuse and adapt any or all portions of the Entries in any way and for any purpose whatsoever, at any time, now or in the future, in any media now known or hereafter devised throughout the world in any manner whatsoever and for any purpose, without additional compensation or right of approval. Entries that are not in accordance with the guidelines as stated herein will be ineligible. Entries cannot (a) be sexually explicit or suggestive, violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, contain or reference nudity or any materially-dangerous activity; (b) promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message; (c) be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group; (d) contain or reference trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, email addresses or street addresses; (e) contain copyrighted materials owned by others without permission; (f) contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without permission; and (g) depict, and cannot itself, be in violation of any law. By submitting an Entry you warrant and represent that it: (a) is your original work, (b) has not been previously published, (c) has not received previous awards, (d) does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity, and (e) that you have obtained permission from a person whose name or likeness is used in the Entry, if any, and (f) that publication of the Entry via various media including Web posting, will not infringe on the rights of any third party rights. Any such entrant will indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor from any claims to the contrary. Any Entry that, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, is deemed to be inappropriate for publication is ineligible. Incomplete, illegible, false, deceptive or garbled Entries are not eligible. In the event of an identity dispute, Entry will be considered made by the name appearing on the Entry.
By submitting an Entry, each entrant warrants and represents that he/she is in compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor shall have the right to disqualify any Entry that it deems to be obscene or otherwise not in good taste, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Entries may not defame or invade the publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or proprietary rights.
You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your submission, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related concepts or images previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.
Promotion is open only to legal residents of any of the 50 United States or District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older as of March 22, 2015. Void where prohibited.
6. WEEKLY DRAWINGS:
Two (2) potential winners will be selected for each Weekly Entry Period in a random drawing to be held on or about each Drawing Date as stated in Rule #2 from among all eligible entries received for a given Weekly Entry Period (each a “Weekly Drawing”). Non-winning entries will roll over into the subsequent Weekly Drawings. The Weekly Drawings will be conducted by Young America Corporation, an independent judging organization (“Judging Organization”) whose decisions are final and binding in all respects.
7. JUDGING-TO DETERMINE GRAND PRIZE WINNER: At the conclusion of the Promotion Period, Entries will be judged by a panel of judges under the administration of the Judging Organization. Entries will be judged on the following equally-weighted “Judging Criteria”: (a) Promotes family fun; (b) Creativity; (c) Feasibility for makeover; and (d) Need for makeover. The entrants who submitted the top ten (10) Entries receiving the highest cumulative scores for all criteria awarded by the judges will be deemed the Finalists. The Finalist who submitted the Entry receiving the highest cumulative score for all criteria awarded by the judges will be deemed the Grand Prize winner. Grand Prize winner will not be awarded a Finalist Prize; he/she will only receive the Grand Prize. In the event of a tie, tie breaker will be based upon the highest point score in the first Judging Criteria, continuing thereafter to each Judging Criteria in order, as needed, to break the tie. Grand Prize winner will be determined by July 13, 2015.
8. PRIZE DETAILS/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES/ODDS:
• One (1) Grand Prize: Grand Prize winner will receive $25,000 (awarded in the form of a wire transfer or check, payable to the winner). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize is $25,000.
• Nine (9) Finalist Prizes: Each Finalist will receive $1,000 gift card. ARV of each Finalist Prize is $1,000.
• Twenty four (24) Weekly Prizes (awarded two  per Weekly Entry Period): Each Weekly Prize winner will receive a $500 gift card. Gift cards are subject to terms and conditions as set by issuer. ARV of each Weekly Prize is $500. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash and prize substitution will not be allowed, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Taxes, if any, on prize are the sole responsibility of winner. If winner cannot accept prize as stated by Sponsor, prize will be forfeited. Total ARV of all prizes is up to $46,000. Limit one (1) Weekly Prize per person/email address. Odds of winning a Weekly Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received for the corresponding Weekly Entry Period.
Prize winners will be contacted by email and will be required to respond to the email within seventy-two (72) hours indicating whether he/she can accept the prize and to capture winner’s complete mailing address. Sponsor is not responsible for any change in participant’s email address. If no response is received within the time allotted, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Potential winners (or their parent or legal guardian if winner is a minor) may be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and Publicity Release (where permitted by law) within five (5) days of attempted delivery. If a winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, prize may be awarded to the minor’s parent/legal guardian who must assume all responsibilities of prize winner; and the parent/legal guardian must be accompany the minor winner at the time of prize acceptance. Failure to comply with these conditions or the return of prize or prize documents as undeliverable, will result in forfeiture of prize, without compensation. Participation constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) for Sponsor and its designees to use each winner’s name and likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Judging Organization. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. By accepting a prize, winners release and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, its parent company, and each of their respective affiliates, directors, employees, officers and agents, including without limitation, their advertising/promotion agencies from any and all liability, injury, loss, or damage of any kind, including but not limited to personal injury or death, arising from or in connection with participation in the Promotion, or the awarding, receipt, possession, use or misuse of any. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information caused by Website users; any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications-line failure, theft, or destruction or unauthorized access of the Website; or downloading materials from or use of the Website. If, in the Judging Organization’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering with any portion of the Promotion, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Promotion, the Judging Organization reserves the right to disqualify suspect Entries or modify the Promotion in a manner deemed appropriate by the Judging Organization, at the Judging Organization’s sole discretion. In such event, winners will be determined from eligible Entries received prior to such determination, or as otherwise deemed fair and equitable by the Judging Organization.
10. WORK FOR HIRE:
Each Entry will be deemed a Work Made For Hire under the Copyright laws of the United States, but if it cannot be so deemed, then the entrant irrevocably assigns and transfers to Sponsor all of his/her right, title and interest in and to his/her Entry, including all but not limited to all copyright and trademark rights which he or she may have, in the United States and worldwide, therein, for consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged. Entrant hereby waives in favor of Sponsor, all rights of “Droit Moral” or “Moral Rights of Authors” or any similar rights or principles of law that winner may now or later have to his/her Entry. Sponsor reserves the right to alter, change or modify any Entry, in its sole discretion. Upon request of Sponsor, entrant shall execute and deliver such additional instrument of assignment, as may be solely deemed by Sponsor, reasonably necessary to establish the ownership of record of the right, title and interest in and to the Entry and of the copyrights transferred and “Moral Rights of Authors” waived under these Official Rules. Should Sponsor fail to request the said assignment as stated, that shall not be deemed a waiver of Sponsor’s rights and Sponsor may at a later time request the assignment.
By entering this Promotion, participant waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages, attorneys’ fees or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket costs incurred to enter.
12. WINNERS’ LIST:
For the names of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Keep Playing with Chewy Promotion Winners’ List, P.O. Box 3000, Dept. 869-700, Young America, MN 55558-3000. Requests must be received by July 13, 2015.
Sponsor: The Quaker Oats Company, 555 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60661.