Teacher Appreciation Grant Giveaway Official Rules

OVERVIEW/ENTRY PERIODS: The AdoptAClassroom.org and OOLY Giveaway starts on April 26, 2021 at 9:00am (PST) and ends on May 2, 2021 at 9:00am (PST). Five (5) winners will be selected via a random drawing from among the eligible entries received. at the close of the Giveaway period. The random drawings will be conducted within 24 hours of the closing of the Giveaway. Winners will be announced on facebook.com/weareooly and instagram.com/weareooly on  Friday, May 7 2021. Winners will be contacted via email within two days (48 hours) of the drawing.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE: This Giveaway is offered only to permanent, legal residents of the United States, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of OOLY, its shareholders, parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and production agencies and their immediate family members (defined as spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, grandchild, and the “steps” of each) and persons living in the same household of each (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter. This Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and OOLY’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway.

By entering a teacher, you acknowledge that you are entering on behalf of an Eligible Teacher (defined below), and that you are not eligible to receive a prize, unless you are the Eligible Teacher you are entering.  An eligible teacher must be (a) a legal resident of one of the 50 United States or D.C., (b) 18 years of age or older (19 or older if a resident of AL or NE), and (c) employed, as of the date of entry and continuing through the date on which prizes are awarded, as a teacher of any grade level between preKindergarten and grade twelve (12) at a public, private or charter school located within the 50 United States or D.C.

HOW TO ENTER: To enter Giveaway entrant must (1) “like” associated OOLY Giveaway post on Instagram, (2) follow @weareooly on Instagram and (3) submit an entry form at this link. Entrants must acknowledge review of the Official Rules. An entrant may only enter by properly completing the entry form on the Giveaway’s website. By properly completing the form, the entrant will receive one automatic entry into the prize drawing. Limit one entry per person.

PRIZES: Eligible Winners will be announced on OOLY’s social media channels facebook.com/weareooly and, instagram.com/weareooly/ on Friday May, 7th, 2021. To notify Winners, OOLY will send each Winner an email with instructions on how to claim the Prize. The Prize, given to each Eligible Winner, is valued at $400 each: $300 in AdoptAClassroom.org credit and $100 worth of OOLY products. The prizes consist of only the items described here. A prize winner may not assign, sell, or otherwise transfer their prize to another person. No cash redemptions will be allowed. No prize substitutions are allowed except at the discretion of OOLY or as provided herein. Prizes may be substituted by OOLY and AdoptAClassroom.org in the event that they become unavailable due to circumstances beyond the reasonable control of OOLY or its partners. The winner will be responsible for all federal, state, and local income taxes resulting from acceptance of their prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for OOLY to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry form information for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

Odds of winning a prize depends on the number of eligible entries received during the Giveaway period.

HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE: Winners will be selected by a random drawing and notified via email or social media direct message with instructions on how to claim the prize for themselves (if they are an Eligible Teacher Winner) or their Eligible Teacher (if they entered on behalf of an Eligible Teacher). If a potential prize winner or their teacher is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, declines to accept their prize, or if OOLY is unable to contact a potential prize winner, or does not receive confirmation from a prize winner within four (4) business days of the date of notification that they are a prize winner , or in the event that a prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the corresponding prize will be forfeited and, in OOLY’s sole discretion, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a random drawing from among the remaining entries in the applicable drawing pool. The prize winners may be required to furnish proof of identification. 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: OOLY is not responsible for: (i) electronic transmission or entries that are late,  incomplete, illegible, garbled, destroyed, misdirected, or not received by OOLY for any reason; (ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmission, communication failures or human error that may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of entries, or for deletion, theft, or destruction of, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (iii) failed or unavailable hardware, network, or software; (iv) causes beyond OOLY’s reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Giveaway; (v) incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by entrants or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway; (vi) any typographical or other error in any printing or advertising relating to the Giveaway, in the administration or execution of the Giveaway, or in the announcement of the prize winners; or (vii) cheating or fraud by any entrant. All incomplete or non-conforming entries will be disqualified.

OOLY reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway, or who acts in violation of these Official Rules or in a disruptive manner.  OOLY’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that term.

By entering, each entrant agrees to indemnify, release, defend, and hold harmless OOLY, and their respective shareholders, parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, and the officers, directors, and employees of each of the foregoing (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost, or expense whatsoever arising from or in connection with participation in the Giveaway or the acceptance, possession, and/or use/misuse of a prize (if awarded to them).  By accepting a prize, the winner acknowledges that OOLY has neither made, nor is in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize or any portion thereof.

DISPUTES/GOVERNING LAW: THIS GIVEAWAY IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. By participating, entrants agree that (a) any and all disputes, claim, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Giveaway or any prize shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate federal, state, or local court, (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to the actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including but not limited to costs associated with entering this Giveaway, but in no event attorneys’ fees, and (c) to the extent allowed by applicable law, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, and/or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall 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 shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

In the event that there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Giveaway-related materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern, and control.

PERSONAL INFORMATION: Any personally-identifiable information collected during entrant’s participation in this Giveaway will be collected by OOLY and used by OOLY, its affiliates and agents, only for the purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Giveaway as described in these Official Rules, and in accordance with any opt-ins an entrant may have agreed to during the registration process. An opt-in affirmation is provided at the time of entry for all contestants.

WINNER: The Eligible Teacher Winners (first name, last initial and/or social handle) will be published on facebook.com/weareooly and instagram.com/weareooly/

GENERAL: By entering the Giveaway, entrants agree to abide by and accept these Official Rules and the decisions of OOLY, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to the Giveaway. Entrants waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules. In no event will more prizes be awarded than are stated in these Official Rules. In the event that, due to technical, typographical, mechanical, human, or other errors, more than one (1) person is notified as a potential prize winner for the same Giveaway drawing, a random drawing from among all such notified entrants will be held to determine the actual prize winner. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

PRIVACY POLICY: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the OOLY website. Read Privacy Policy here.

SUMMARY: This Giveaway is sponsored and administered by OOLY. Facebook and/or Instagram has not offered or sponsored this Giveaway in any way. No purchase, text message, or payment is necessary to enter and will not increase chances of winning. Starts April 26, 2021 at 9:00am (PST), and ends May 2, 2021 at 9:00am (PST). Must qualify and be a legal U.S. resident age 18 years or older. Enter online at https://www.ooly.com/pages/teacher-grant-giveaway.