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Contest Rules



    1.        Eligibility

    Region 3 ESC $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry.  Employees of Region 3 Education Service Center and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible.  The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. 

    2.        Sponsor

    The Contest is sponsored by Region 3 Education Service Center, located at 1905 Leary Lane, Victoria, Texas 77901.

    3.        Agreement to Official Rules

    Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding.  Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

    4.        Contest Period

    The Contest begins on June 16, 2016 at 8:00 AM CDT and ends on August 17, 2016 at 5:00 PM CDT (the “Contest Period”).  Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified.  Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Contest using the following method:

                          Facebook:  Participants who like the Region 3 ESC $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway Contest status will be entered to win. 

    5.        How to Enter

    Online:  Participants who visit the Region 3 ESC Facebook page and “like” the “Region 3 ESC $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway Contest” status will be entered into a drawing.  This method of entry will be available by visiting https://www.facebook.com/r3esc and following entry directions.

    Limit (1) entry per person, per Facebook account for the duration of the Contest Period.  Entries received from any person in excess of the stated limitation will be void.  All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

    6.        Prize Drawing

    On or about August 19, 2016, the Sponsor will select potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received.  The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received.  The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via Facebook on or about August 19, 2016.  If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

    7.        Winner Notification

    The potential winners will be notified via Facebook.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted within the required time period, or prize is returned undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize.  If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent/legal guardian who will be required to fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein.  Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.  In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.  Only (3 alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.  Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the contest.

    It is requested that the winner pick up the prize at 1905 Leary Lane, Victoria, TX 77901 during regular business hours (8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CDT) to allow for a winner’s photo.  The Photo will be posted on the Sponsor’s website, Facebook page, and anywhere else that the Sponsor deems appropriate.  In the event that it is unreasonable for the winner to pick up the prize in person, the Sponsor may mail the prize to the winner if the winner provides a mailing address for the prize to be delivered.

    8.        Prizes

    $50 Amazon Gift Card (1)

    9.        General Conditions

    In the event  that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any reason, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event  of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment.  The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.  Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages, (including attorney’s fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Failure by the sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

    10.    Release and Limitations of Liability

    By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest, including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, € any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto).  Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney’s fees.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest.  Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

    11.    Disputes

    Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Texas.  All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws jurisdiction other than Texas.

    12.    Privacy

    Information collected from entrants is subject to sponsor’s privacy policy.

    This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to the owner of this Facebook page and not to Facebook.

Last Modified on June 15, 2016
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