Soma – A Day You Deserve Contest – Fb – Win an all-expenses paid (up to $4999) day of indulgence during the 2020 calendar year in their hometown (“Prize Day”).

A Day You Deserve Contest
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The
SOMA Day You Deserve Contest (the “Contest”) begins at 9:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) March 8,
2020 and ends at 11:59 PM ET March 15, 2020 (the “Entry Period”). This Contest governed by these
Official Rules, and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited by
law. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated
with Facebook.
1. Eligibility. The Contest is open legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District
of Columbia, aged 21 or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Chico’s FAS,
Inc., d/b/a Soma (“Sponsor”), Sponsor’s parent company, affiliates, and subsidiaries (collectively with
Sponsor, the “Contest Entities”), as well as the immediate family members and/or those living in the
same household (whether legally related or not) of each are not eligible to enter the Contest or win a
prize. By participating in the Contest, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with
these Official Rules. Failure abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may result
in an entrant’s disqualification.
2. How to Enter. To enter the Contest, complete the official entry form at
[www.facebook.com/somaintimates] and provide a short description (250 words or less) (the “Entry”)
explaining why you deserve a special day of fun, pampering and indulgence. You may include an
image or photograph with your Entry if you like, however it is not a requirement. One entry per
person. Incomplete or garbled entry forms or essays will be disqualified. Entries generated by any
means intended to circumvent the entry restrictions or fairness of the Contest are void and will be
disqualified. All entries submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. In the
event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the
registered account holder of the email address associated with the entry. If a dispute regarding the
identity of the individual cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be
deemed ineligible. The Sponsor’s designated database clock will be the official timekeeper for this
Contest. Sponsor will have complete discretion over interpretation of the Official Rules, the
administration of the Contest, and the selection of the winner. Decisions of Sponsor will be final and
binding in all aspects of this Contest.
3. Judging and Winner Selection. Judging will be conducted on or about March 27. 2020. Each
Entry will be scored and ranked based upon the following criteria: (a) Originality/Creativity (33%),
(b) Quality of Submission (33%) and (c) Appropriateness of Entry to Contest Theme (34%). The top
three highest scoring entries will win. In the event of a tie, winner will be selected based upon their
ranking under the Originality/Creativity criterion. The essay portion of the Entry must be original, of
entrant’s own writing style and creation. Essay must not have been previously published, posted or
disseminated, entered in any other contest or violate the rights of any third parties. Essay (or image,
illustration or photograph accompanying an Entry, if any) may not be offensive or defamatory, and
shall not infringe on the rights (such as the right of privacy) of any third parties. By submitting an
entry, each entrant assigns and transfers to Sponsor all rights, title and interest to the essay and any
accompanying images. Winner selection conducted by independent judges selected by Sponsor.
Decisions of judges are final with respect to all aspects of the Contest.
4. Winner Notification. Potential winners will be notified using the contact information provided on
the Entry and will have five (5) business days to respond. Any potential winner who fails to respond
within this time frame may be disqualified, their prize award will be declared void and forfeit, and the
entrant with the next highest score will be selected as winner. The potential winner will be required to
submit an affidavit of eligibility, assignment of rights and release of liability (collectively, the “Winner
Documentation”) and must return the Winner Documentation within the time period specified by
Sponsor in order to receive a prize. Notification is deemed to have occurred immediately upon sending
of an email, or placing of a phone call. If any prize notification is undeliverable, or the Winner
Documentation is returned incomplete, faulty, or is unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential prize
winner, such potential prize winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected, as
outlined above. Contest Entities are not responsible for incorrect or incomplete contact information and
shall not be liable for late, lost, damaged, intercepted, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify or
communicate with potential winners. If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if they
have not complied with these Official Rules, such potential winner may be disqualified.
5. Prizes and Conditions.
One (1) winner will receive an all-expenses paid (up to $4,999) day of indulgence during the 2020
calendar year in their hometown (“Prize Day”). Winner will be able to choose from dining, spa or
shopping activities occurring over a 6-8 hour period. Sponsor will consult with the winner on his/her
preferred activities and dates. The actual itinerary/schedule of activities and locations shall be
determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor shall provide ground transportation for all
activities, which must occur within fifty (50) miles of winner’s residence. The winner is allowed up to
two guests to accompany them on their Prize Day. Guests must be 21 or older; however, winner may,
at Sponsor’s discretion, plan a Prize Day that includes a winner’s minor children (aged six or older);
however, all activities planned for the Prize Day must be age appropriate for the participating minors.
Guests must sign a Release of Liability and Publicity in order to participate. In the case of minor
children, winner/parent must sign a Release of Liability and Publicity on their behalf. The actual value
of the Prize Day will vary based upon activities chosen. The difference between the Day Prize value
stated above and the actual prize value will not be awarded. Prize may not be transferred or be
redeemed for cash. No substitutions or changes in the itinerary or schedule is allowed except at
Sponsor’s discretion. In the event of prize unavailability or any component thereof, Sponsor reserves
the right to provide winner with an alternate prize of comparable or greater value. Prize winner is
solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated
with the receipt of the Prize. For tax purposes, winner will be required to provide Sponsor with a valid
social security number and signed IRS Form W-9. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued in the name of the
Winner. Approximate Value of all Prizes: $4,999 USD.
6. Publicity Release. Sponsor will video and photograph the Winner during the Prize Day and the
content shall be used on Sponsor’s digital marketing and social media channels. Unless otherwise
prohibited by law, winner and winner’s guests shall be required to irrevocably grant Sponsor and those
acting on its behalf, and each of their licensees, successors, assigns and sub-licensees, the right and
permission to use winner’s name, voice, likeness and/or biographical material (all as contained in the
Entry submission, any photograph provided with the Entry submission, Prize Day video/photography
or otherwise provided to Sponsor) for advertising, promotional and/or publicity purposes in connection
with the Contest and Sponsor’s goods and services, in all forms of media and by all manners (now and
hereafter known), worldwide, in perpetuity, without any obligation, notice or consideration other than
the awarding of the Prize Day to the winner.
7. Disclaimers. Sponsor shall not have any obligation or responsibility to entrants, with regard to: (a)
entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate the Official Rules; (b)
entries or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not
received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of
any kind, including but not limited to, inactive email accounts or entrant’s failure to monitor their
account; (c) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions,
failures or difficulties; (d) if a prize or any component thereof cannot occur due to delays or
interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event
beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control; or (e) any personal or property damages, injuries (including
death) or losses of any kind caused by the prize or resulting from the award, acceptance, use, or
misuse, of the prize or resulting from participation in this Contest or any Contest or prize related
activities. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events
compromise the integrity or viability of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at
issue, terminate the remaining portion of the Contest, modify the Contest, or conduct abbreviated
judging to select winner from among all eligible entries received as of the termination date. In the
event that any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or
illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms
as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of
these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event there is a discrepancy or
inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials,
privacy policy or terms of use on any website, social media platform or application and/or the terms
and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control and the
discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.
8. Waiver and Release. By participating in the Contest, entrant agrees to release, discharge,
indemnify and hold harmless Facebook, the Contest Entities and each of their respective directors,
officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”), from and
against any and all claims, liability, costs (including attorneys’ fees), losses, damages, fines or injuries
(up to and including bodily injury and death) of any kind arising out of or related to: (i) entrant’s
participation in the Contest; (ii) the Released Parties’ violation of rights of publicity or privacy, claims
of defamation or portrayal in a false light or based on any claim of infringement of intellectual
property; and (iii) any typographical, human or other error in the printing, administration, or judging of
the Contest, or any Contest related activity. Entrants agree that the Released Parties shall have no
responsibility or liability for human error; incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information;
any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer online system, computer dating
mechanism, computer equipment, software, or Internet service provider utilized by Sponsor; any
interruption or inability to access the website, entry page or any online service via the Internet due to
hardware or software compatibility problems; any damage to participant’s (or any third person’s)
computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Contest; any lost/delayed data
transmissions, omissions, interruptions, viruses, bugs, defects; and/or any other errors or malfunctions,
even if caused by the negligence of the Released Parties. Each entrant further agrees to indemnify and
hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all liability resulting or arising from the
Contest and to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against Released Parties.
9. Governing Law / Limitation of Liability. These Official Rules and the rights and obligations of
entrants, Sponsor or the Released Parties in connection with the Contest will be governed by and
construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any
choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other laws.
BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY
APPLICABLE LAW: (A) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION
ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL
BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (B)
ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL
THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY, BUT IN NO EVENT WILL
ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE); (C) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES
WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT
HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO ANY OTHER
DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES.
10. Entry Information. As a condition of entering the Contest, each entrant gives consent for
Sponsor to use the information provided on the entry form for the purpose of administering this
Contest and to comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules. Information collected from entrants
is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, available at https://www.soma.com/store/page/privacy-
policy/57.
11. Contest Winner. To receive notice of contest winner, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope,
by April 30, 2020 to: “A Day You Deserve” Contest Winner”, Soma Intimates, LLC, 11215 Metro
Parkway, Building 3, Ft. Myers, FL 33966 (Attn: Social Media Dept.).
12. Sponsor. This Contest is sponsored by Chico’s FAS, Inc., d/b/a Soma, 11215 Metro Parkway,
Building 3, Ft. Myers, FL 33966.