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Back to School Sweepstakes Educator Rules

woodwind & brasswind presents
back to school educator sweepstakes
official rules

no purchase necessary to enter or to win. a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. registrants acknowledge that all prizes will be awarded to the designated winning school and that registrants will not receive any prize(s).

  1. SPONSOR: Woodwind & Brasswind, Inc., 5795 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village, CA 91362. "Sponsor and its agents" shall mean Woodwind & Brasswind, its advertising/promotional and/or fulfillment agencies and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and their respective employees, officers, directors and agents.

  2. ELIGIBILITY: The Back to School Educator Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open to any bona-fide school in the contiguous 48 United States and the District of Columbia ("Eligible Schools"). Any "Educator" may enter the Sweepstakes on behalf of the Eligible School where they are employed. An "Educator" is a person who works in as an educator for an Eligible School. Void where prohibited by law.

  3. HOW TO ENTER: This Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 am Pacific Time ("PT") on August 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 pm PT September 30, 2018 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Educators may enter the Sweepstakes on behalf of their Eligible School only by online entry at ("Website"), fill out the online entry form, follow the on-screen directions, and submit it during the Sweepstakes Period. No other attempted method of entry will be accepted. An Educator may only enter once on behalf of one Eligible School, however; an Eligible School is not limited to a single entry if there are multiple Educators employed by such Eligible School who submit entries. Sponsor will not verify or acknowledge receipt of entries. By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements. Incomplete entries and entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements are void. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries, for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, for lost or unavailable network connections, or for failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or any human error, which may occur in processing of the entries. Proof of entering does not constitute proof of receipt. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

    By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules and represent that they meet all eligibility requirements. Illegible and/or incomplete entries and entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are void. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries not received by Sponsor in time for the drawing. Proof of entering information at any store does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt.

  4. PRIZE DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: "Potential Winners" will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received on or about October 5, 2018, by Sponsor or its designee, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Potential Winner will be notified by telephone ("Prize Notification") and must confirm by telephone within seven (7) days of Prize Notification his/her full name and a mailing address ("Mailing Information"), where Sponsor can send an Affidavit of Eligibility, a W-9 tax form and Liability/Publicity Release (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Documents"). The mailing address must be a street address (no P.O. Boxes). If a Potential Winner does not confirm the Mailing Information in response to the Prize Notification within seven (7) days of Prize Notification, he/she will be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner will be selected from all eligible entries received. Once Sponsor receives a Potential Winner's Mailing Information, a set of Sweepstakes Documents will be sent to him/her via overnight mail. Potential Winner (or, in the event that the Potential Winner is an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) must sign and return the Sweepstakes Documents within seven (7) days of the date of the Sweepstakes Documents are sent or he/she will forfeit the Prize and an alternate Potential Winner will be selected. If Potential Winner is an eligible minor, Sweepstakes Documents must be signed by Potential Winner’s parent or legal guardian. Sponsor will attempt to award each prize to alternate Potential Winners following the same procedure until the Prize is awarded. Provided that the Potential Winner has complied with these Official Rules and meets all of the eligibility requirements set forth herein, following Sponsor’s timely receipt of the signed Sweepstakes Documents, Sponsor shall declare Potential Winner the winner ("Winner") and award the Prize. Return of any Prize Notification or Sweepstakes Documents as undeliverable will result in disqualification, alternate Potential Winners will be selected from all eligible entries received according to the process set forth above until the Prize is awarded.

  5. PRIZE AND ODDS OF WINNING: One (1) Prize: One Winner will win the Prize, which is an e-certificate, redeemable for $500 worth of merchandise from Woodwind & Brasswind (from the call center or

    Total Maximum ARV of the Prize: $500

    Odds of winning a Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Each entry will have an equal chance of winning.

  6. PRIZE CONDITIONS: No cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute cash value or another prize of equal or greater value. Prize is non-transferable. Limit is one (1) Prize per person.

  7. TAXES AND COSTS RELATED TO THE PRIZES: All applicable taxes, including all federal, state, local and other taxes are the sole responsibility of Winner. Winner will be required to properly fill out a W-9 tax form and will be issued a 1099 tax form for the value of the Prize, as required by law.

  8. GENERAL CONDITIONS: If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion to cancel, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes and award the Prizes in a random drawing from eligible entries received prior to termination. No liability or responsibility is assumed by Sponsor or Its agents resulting from any user's participation in or attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes. No responsibility or liability is assumed by the Sponsor or Its agents for technical problems or technical malfunction arising in connection with any of the following occurrences which may affect the operation of the Sweepstakes: hardware or software errors; faulty computer, telephone, cable, satellite, network, electronic, wireless or Internet connectivity or other online communication problems; errors or limitations of any Internet service providers, servers, hosts or providers; garbled, jumbled or faulty data transmissions; failure of any e-mail transmissions to be sent or received; lost, late, delayed or intercepted e-mail transmissions; inaccessibility of the Website in whole or in part for any reason; traffic congestion on the Internet or the Website; unauthorized human or non-human intervention of the operation of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, unauthorized tampering, hacking, theft, virus, bugs, worms; or destruction of any aspect of the Sweepstakes, or loss, miscount, misdirection, inaccessibility or unavailability of an email account used in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and Its agents are not responsible for any typographical errors in the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules, or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained on the Website.

    By participating in this Sweepstakes, participants agree: (a) to be bound by these Official Rules, the decisions of the judges, and Woodwind & Brasswind Privacy Policy; (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Entities and their respective agents from any and all claims, demands, damages, losses, liabilities, costs or expenses caused by, arising out of, or related to their participation in the Sweepstakes and/or the acceptance and/or use of any prize or their participation in any Prize-related activities (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s)); and (c) to be contacted by Sponsor via mail, e-mail and/or telephone. By accepting the Prize, Winner (or if the Winner is an eligible minor as defined in his/her state of residence, his/her parent/legal guardian) consents to the use of the Winner’s name and/or likeness (including his/her voice, biographical information, city and state of residence, statements, photograph) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation (except if Winner is a resident of TN or where prohibited by law).


  10. DISPUTES: 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 in Los Angeles County, California; (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, 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 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 the Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of California.

  11. RESULTS: For the name of the winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: The Back to School Sweepstakes Winners’ List, c/o Woodwind & Brasswind, 5795 Lindero Canyon Road, Westlake Village, CA 91362, to be received no later than March 31, 2018.

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