Awana Trivia Tuesdays -
November 2013 Edition
1. TRIVIA CONTEST
A. Rules: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. Central Standard Time each Tuesday of each week in November 2013, and continuing throughout the day until 5:00 p.m. CST, one trivia question per hour will be posted on the Awana Twitter account at #TriviaTuesday (November 5, 12, 19, 26). Limit one submission per individual per question per week. Multiple entries per question in a single day will not be accepted. Anyone found to be using multiple accounts to enter this contest shall be determined ineligible. Submissions must be sent to @Awana. No purchase is required. There will be no progression in difficulty with each day's hourly question.
B. Entry deadline: Nine entries, one per hour, per person must be received by 11:59 p.m. CST on Tuesday of a given week's trivia question in order to be eligible to be a Weekly Winner. No purchase is necessary to answer any question.
C. Eligibility restrictions: The Contest is open to individuals who are (i) legal residents of the fifty United States or District of Columbia, (ii) at least 18 years of age or older at the time of entry, and (iii) have an account on www.twitter.com. Employees, vendors and immediate family members of Awana Clubs International are not eligible to win. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. One entry per question per person. ACI is not responsible for incomplete, lost, stolen, unclear, misdirected or late entries. Any applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the Monthly Winner.
D. Selection of Weekly Winner(s): The Weekly Winner(s) shall be those entries who answer all nine (9) questions of the day correctly. Weekly Winner(s) will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries that contain the correct answer(s) to the week's trivia question. We will announce the Weekly Winner(s) via Twitter. Weekly Winner(s) shall be entered into the November random drawing. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries, combined with the knowledge of each Participant. The Sponsor will select the winner.
E. Ownership of Entries: All entries become the property of Awana Clubs International and will not be returned. Each contest entrant consents to the use of his or her name, voice, statements and trivia answers, or any portion thereof, in connection with the contest, and in any and all media and manner, now or hereafter known, in perpetuity without compensation. Awana is not responsible for any damages or losses relating to the contest or acceptance/use of any prize.
F. Purpose: Each Participant agrees that they are only entering into the Twitter Trivia contest for the sole purpose of winning said Contest. To the extent that the winners will be entered into a random drawing, each Participant agrees that they will do nothing to enter the random drawing. The act of responding to Awana Club International's tweets on Twitter is solely for the purpose of winning the trivia contest and not entering the random drawing.
G. Opting Out: You may opt out of receiving any advertisements by mail by sending a letter asking to opt out to the address listed below. ACI will maintain records of all stop mail requests and suppress those names at the applicable address for five years from the receipt of request.: Awana Clubs International, Attn.: Jodi Baxter, 1 E. Bode Road, Streamwood, IL 60107.
2. RANDOM DRAWING
A. Entry: In order to enter you must have been selected as a Weekly Winner. Weekly Winners do not need to do anything else to participate in this drawing (including making any sort of tweet, providing your name, or taking any other action). Any further action taken by a Weekly Winner will not increase their chances of winning the Random Drawing.
B. Selection of the Random Drawing: There will be one (1) Monthly Winner. The Monthly Winner will be selected in a random drawing from all Weekly Winners. We will announce the Monthly Winner via Twitter. The Monthly Winner must respond to Awana Clubs International by 12:00 noon CST on Friday of a given week. If there is no response from the Monthly Winner or if we cannot reach the Monthly Winner by midday on the Friday of a given week's contest, an alternate Monthly Winner will be selected by random drawing from all remaining eligible entries. Once selected, the Monthly Winner must provide his/her name, email address and age in order to collect the Monthly Prize.
C. Prize: The Monthly Prize for this contest shall be Awana store credit/coupon code, valued at $50.00. The following rules apply to the Monthly Prize: (i) Save $50 on an online purchase of $51.00 or more when paid via credit card; (ii) excludes shipping costs, (iii) coupon code may be used one (1) time. The Monthly Prize may be assigned to an Awana registered church.
In its sole discretion, ACI may substitute prizes of similar values. Eligibility, age and prize claim by prize winners is subject to verification. If a prize winner notification is undeliverable, or if a prize winner ineligible, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to the next randomly selected Monthly Winner.
3. CONTEST SPONSOR: Awana Clubs International, 1 E. Bode Road, Streamwood, IL 60107
4. WINNERS LIST: To receive a Winners List or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-‐addressed stamped envelope for receipt by December 31, 2013 to: Awana Clubs International, Attn: Awana Trivia Tuesdays – November 2013 Edition Winners List, 1 E Bode Road, Streamwood, Illinois 60107. Please include an email address in this correspondence.
5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
A. Official Rules: By entering, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Awana Clubs International, which shall be final.
B. Limitations of Liability: Awana Clubs International and other participating sponsors (collectively with Sponsor, the "Promotion Entities") their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parents, advertising and promotion agencies, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, and any and all Internet servers and access provider(s) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human error; technical malfunctions; failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, server providers, or software, including any injury or damage to sweepstakes participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Promotion; inability to access the Website; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site; printing or human or other errors; loss or delay of entries on the part United States Postal Service; and any entries which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, or any combination thereof. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By entering, all sweepstakes participants and/or entrants also agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Promotion Entities and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, their respective representatives and agents, advertising and promotion agencies, promotion partners and prize suppliers, and all of their respective affiliated companies, employees, officers, directors and shareholders, from and against all claims and damages or liability arising in connection with each entrant's participation and/or entry in the Promotion and/or their receipt or use of any prize awarded in this Promotion or due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any promotion-‐ related activity or participation in this Promotion. Any and all warranties and guarantees are subject to the terms of each respective vendor with whom a prize is associated. Except where prohibited by law, the winner's entry and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Promotion Entities to use said winner's names, photographs, likenesses, statements, biographical information, voice, and city and state addresses on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.
C. Conditions of Entry: This Promotion is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the judge's opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-‐electronic tampering with any portion of the Promotion, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process or operation or conduct of the Promotion, including without limitation, the entry process or the operation of the web site, and void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify or suspend the Promotion, or to terminate the Promotion and conduct a random drawing to award the prizes using all eligible, non-‐suspect entries received as of the termination date. Should the Promotion be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the Website. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion, including violation of these rules, is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the winner based on an e-‐ mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-‐mail address submitted at time of entry. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
D. Entry May Not Be Received: ACI and any other sponsors are not responsible for any problems with your entry, including technical failures related to computer, telephone, cable, and unavailable network or server connections, or other failures related to hardware, software or virus, or incomplete, late, misdirected, or undelivered.
E. Cancellation: ACI reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or modify the Promotion if it cannot be operated, conducted, or completed as planned for any reason.
6. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES: AWANA CLUBS INTERNATIONAL AND THE PROMOTION ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, AND HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING ANY PRIZE IN CONNECTION WITH THE GAME. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AND THE GAME ENTITIES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-‐INFRINGEMENT. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY.
7. RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant or the Promotion Entities in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions which would cause the application or the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Cook County, Illinois, and each entrant expressly consents to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waives all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Each entrant agrees to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of Illinois. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-‐OF-‐POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION. ENTRANT (AND THEIR PARENTS OR LEGAL GUARDIANS IF ENTRANTS ARE MINORS) HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY'S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, IDENTIFIABLE PERSONS, OR THIRD PARTY PARTICIPANTS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. 8. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS:
A. Force Majeure: In the event ACI is prevented from continuing with this Contest, due to any event including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, (each a "Force Majeure" event), ACI shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or terminate the Contest without notice or further obligation.
B. Modification: ACI reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend the Contest for any reason should an error or a virus, computer problem or other cause interfere with the proper operation of the Contest. In the event that the Contest is modified, cancelled or suspended, notification of such event shall be announced via Twitter.
C. Invalidity. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules will otherwise remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provisions were not contained herein. Headings and captions are used in these Official Rules solely for ease of reference, and shall not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of these Official Rules or any provision hereof. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in writing by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. Awana Clubs International employees or other affiliations are not authorized to modify or amend these Official Rules.
D. Ambiguities. Participant acknowledges and agrees that to the extent that the Official Rules contain any ambiguities, those ambiguities will not be construed against either party as drafter.
E. Attorneys Fees. In the event that a Participant sues Awana Clubs International or any other Promotional Entities, the Participant agrees to pay all of Awana Clubs Internationals or any Promotional Entities Attorneys' Fees and Court Costs regardless of the outcome.