Register Tapes for Education Contest

Official Rules




ELIGIBILITY: Open to all U.S. residents 21 years of age or older who are legal residents of the United States. Universal Promotions, Inc. reserves the right to verify eligibility qualifications of any winner. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Subject to all Federal, State and Local Laws and regulations.


SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: Beginning 12:00 AM (EST) on September 1, 2014 through 11:59PM (EST) January 31, 2015.


DRAWING DATE: Universal Promotions, Inc. will randomly select potential winners on or about February 15, 2015.


ENTRY: You may enter into the contest by completing and submitting an entry form provided by an authorized school coordinator or obtained at a participating store. Entries can be made without purchase by filling out a 3” X 5” card with your name, address, day and evening telephone numbers and your school code number. Failure to include this information will automatically disqualify you from the contest. All entries submitted become the property of Universal Promotions, Inc. Mechanically reproduced and photocopied entries are not acceptable. Each handwritten entry must be mailed in a separate stamped envelope and marked on the outside of the envelope with Register Tapes for Education Contest, but you may enter as many handwritten entries as often as you like. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by January 31, 2015 and received by February 6, 2015. Mail card entries to: “Register Tapes for Education Contest”; P.O. Box 14758, Pittsburgh, PA 15234. Any entries received after the dates specified are void. No responsibility is assumed for lost, late, illegible, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, damaged or postage due entries. No responsibility is assumed for technical, electrical, telephone, hardware, software, or network computer or data transmission errors, malfunctions or difficulties of any kind. Universal Promotions, Inc. or any of the participating stores are also not responsible for any computer software, Internet website or electronic defect, error or failure or any typographical errors. Universal Promotions, Inc. or any of the participating stores are not responsible for any other error in printing of offer/administration of sweepstakes/ announcement of prize winner and/or prize. Universal Promotions, Inc. may disqualify an entrant from participating in the contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that the said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices. If for any reason the contest cannot be conducted as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of Universal Promotions, Inc. or any of the participating stores, or which could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or conduct of this contest, Universal Promotions, Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend all or part of this contest or any drawing and to conduct the drawing and select the winner from among all legitimate entries prior to the action taken. Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted, acceptability of any entry shall be determined by Universal Promotions, Inc. in its sole reasonable discretion. Universal Promotions, Inc. reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Sweepstakes.



Seven (7) Prizes will be awarded: one per participating supermarket. PRIZE IS $500 worth of gift cards from a participating supermarket and an iPod shuffle. Approximate retail value of the Prize is five hundred seventy dollars (ARV $570.00) (plus shipping & handling). 



PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Any difference between the stated value and the actual value will not be awarded to the winner. No substitutions cash or otherwise are allowed except as specified by Universal Promotions, Inc. Limit one prize per person/per household. All guarantees and warranties are made by the manufacturer of prize described and not by Universal Promotions, Inc. Universal Promotions, Inc. will make every reasonable attempt to provide the exact item(s) and model(s) described. However, Universal Promotions, Inc. reserves the right to provide a similar prize of equal or greater value if, for reasons beyond Universal Promotions’ control, the specific make and model of the prize described is discontinued or otherwise not available. Universal Promotions, Inc. is solely responsible for selecting a substitute prize if necessary. Prize winner will be responsible for all other taxes and fees associated with the prizes including federal, state, and local income taxes. The prizes are offered, “as is” without any warranty from Universal Promotions, Inc. and prize winner, agrees to look solely to the manufacturer of the prizes for any warranty or guarantee.


PRIZE WINNERS: Prize winners will be determined by random drawing. Prize winners will be notified by mail and/or express mail. Sponsor reserves the right to change the method of notification. All prize winners will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility/liability, publicity release form and prize agreement form within fourteen (14) days of notification. Winners will be given fourteen (14) days from the date notification is received to respond. Non-response by the prize winner, not meeting eligibility requirements, not complying with the requirements of the Official Rules or choosing to decline a prize for any reason whatsoever or non-receipt of notification response after the specified fourteen (14) days will be considered prize winner’s forfeiture of prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of remaining eligible entries. All prizes claimed will be awarded. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate prize winner may be selected from the pool of remaining eligible entries. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, UNIVERSAL PROMOTIONS, INC. RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


CONSENT AND RELEASES: By participating, potential prize winners agree that the Sponsor, those involved in the development, production (including prize suppliers), implementation and distribution of this promotion and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, service providers, agencies and their shareholder, directors, officers, agents, members, employees, attorneys, and any other person or entity associated with such entities and/or the promotion shall not be liable for any and all claims, damages, losses or injuries, including any third party claims arising from or relating to, in whole or part, this contest, including entry and participation in this sweepstakes and acceptance possession, use or misuse of the prizes. All potential prize winners further agree that in the event of any third party claims, damages, losses or injuries or death arising from or relating to this contest or prize winner’s use of the prize, they will indemnify Universal Promotions and participating stores from any and all such claims, including the attorney’s fees related thereto. By submitting your entry during the sweepstakes period, you are authorizing Universal Promotions, Inc. to use your name, city, and state and photograph in its advertising and sales promotion materials and in any advertising media without further compensation for such use.


WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners, send a self-addressed/stamped envelope for receipt no later than March 15, 2015 to:

Register Tapes for Education Winners’ List

3561 Valley Drive

Pittsburgh, PA 15234.


SPONSOR: The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Universal Promotions, Inc., 3561 Valley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15234. 



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