The Modern Quilt Guild
Project Modern Sweepstakes: Sewing Machine Drawing
No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.
The Modern Quilt Guild Project Modern Sewing Machine Drawing (“Sweepstakes”) is open to all legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are age 18 and older. Employees, officers, and directors of MQG (the planning committee only), and/or their respective affiliates (“MQG Personnel”), and those individuals who are immediate family members of MQG Personnel, or persons living in the same household as MQG Personnel, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Officers of individual guilds are eligible. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by The Modern Quilt Guild, 1171 S. Robertson Blvd. #170, Los Angeles, CA 90035 (www.themodernquiltguild.com) (“MQG”).
2. PROMOTIONAL PERIOD:
The Sweepstakes begins on September 13, 2010 and ends at 12:00 a.m. PST on September 30, 2011 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
3. SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION:
No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.
The Sweepstakes consists of four Preliminary Sweepstakes, each with a prize worth approximately $50.00 and one Grand Prize Sweepstakes, with a prize worth approximately $3000.00. The winner of each sweepstakes will be chosen randomly from among all eligible entries for that sweepstakes.
One Preliminary Sweepstakes will be held approximately every three months and will be announced on the MQG website. Each Preliminary Sweepstakes will coincide with the conclusion of one of the Project Modern Challenges. To enter the Preliminary Sweepstakes, complete and submit the entry form as instructed on the MQG website. Each entry form must include the entrant’s full name, a valid email address, and a mailing address. Entries must be submitted no later than 12:00:59 a.m. PST, on the last day of each Preliminary Sweepstakes period as posted on MQG website.
Each entrant into the Preliminary Sweepstakes will also be entered into the Grand Prize Sweepstakes. Each entry must include the entrant’s full name, a valid email address, and a mailing address. Entries must be submitted no later than 12:00:59 a.m. PST, on the last day of the last Preliminary Sweepstakes period as posted on MQG website.
Limit one entry per person to each Preliminary Sweepstakes; limit four entries per person for the Grand Prize Sweepstakes.
4. WINNER SELECTION
The winner of each Preliminary Sweepstakes will be chosen randomly from all eligible entries for that sweepstakes. The winner of the Grand Prize Sweepstakes will be chosen among all eligible entries for all four Preliminary Sweepstakes; each person may have a maximum of four entries in the Grand Prize Sweepstakes.
The sweepstakes drawing will be conducted within seven days of the closing of the sweepstakes entry period. The winner will be notified by e-mail within seven days following the sweepstakes drawing and will be required to respond within five days and provide the publicity release described in Section 6 below in order to claim the prize. If the prize is not claimed within five days, the sweepstakes drawing will be held again and another winner will be named.
The winner of each Preliminary Sweepstakes will receive the following: a quilting-related Prize Pack with an approximate retail value of $50.00.
The winner of the Grand Prize Sweepstakes will win a Janome Horizon Memory Craft 7700QCP sewing machine, with an approximate retail value of $3000.00.
Your chance of winning this sweepstakes is dependent on the quantity of entries received.
All prizes will be awarded. No substitution or transfer of any prize or election of cash in lieu of any prize by winner will be permitted. MQG reserves the right to substitute any prize of equal or greater value. Prizes are nontransferable. All federal, state, and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
6. GENERAL CONDITIONS
The Sweepstakes is governed by, and these rules will be construed and interpreted pursuant to, the laws of the United States. Where lawful, the winner must return and execute a publicity release, within seven days following attempted notification of the winner. The selected winner may be disqualified, and, in such case, an alternate winner will be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible entries, if the winner (i) cannot be reached because the prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable or (ii) fails to return documents timely.
By accepting the prize, the winner agrees, and by entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees, to release and hold harmless Sponsors, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives, and agents, and prize sponsors from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of a prize, participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, or participation in this Sweepstakes.
Where permitted by law, by accepting the prize, the winner agrees to grant to the MQG, and its licensees, affiliates, and assigns, the right to print, publish, broadcast, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, at any time or times, the winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, and biographical information as news or information and for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration.
The MQG reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual they find, in their sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed, or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods. Void where prohibited.
7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
MQG is not responsible for incorrect, inaccurate or incomplete entry of information by participants; lost entries or transmissions, interrupted or unavailable network, server, or other connections; scrambled transmissions or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, or electronic, technical malfunctions or the computer hardware, software, or any combination thereof; or problems associated with any virus or any other damage caused to systems. MQG reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes at any time if a computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, or other technical problem of any sort corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the Sweepstakes. MQG reserves the right to cancel the Sweepstakes or change any element thereof, with or without notice, at any time, due to printing errors, web site errors, transmission errors or other mistakes in the production of the Sweepstakes. MQG also reserves the right to disqualify, in its sole discretion, any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Website, or who is otherwise in violation of the rules. By participating, entrants agree that all disputes will be resolved in the appropriate courts in the state of California, exclusively, and subject to the laws of the state of California.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, each participant agrees to release and hold MQG and its respective employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, companies, affiliates and subsidiaries, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Sweepstakes or resulting from participation, acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, copyright, trademark or intellectual property infringement.
8. GENERAL INFORMATION:
This Sweepstakes was created to offer its users an interactive and educational experience with an opportunity to win prizes. MQG will not maintain an archive of information obtained in this Sweepstakes, and does not use such information in ways other than to facilitate the operation of this Sweepstakes. Identifiable information obtained through Sweepstakes entries is limited only to that which is necessary for validating Sweepstakes eligibility, contacting Winners, and to facilitate the delivery of prizes. Information obtained through the Sweepstakes will not be used by MQG for any other purpose, nor will such information be transferred to any other organization or individual for any purpose.
9. WINNERS’ NAMES:
The list of winners will be posted on The Modern Quilt Guild website until at least December 31, 2011.