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    Melissa & Doug Contest Promotion | Official Rules

    Melissa & Doug and Highlights for Children Contest Promotion | OFFICIAL RULES

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE TO ENTER.

    Enter by following the instructions posted on the entry screen, subject to the terms and conditions thereon.  Only one online entry allowed per person per e-mail address.  If multiple entries are received, only the first entry received will be qualified and all others will be disregarded.  Entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the holder of the screen name or e-mail address from which the entry is made.  All online entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. on 11/05/2014.  Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, illegible, or misdirected entries or incomplete transmission defaults, computer server failure and/or delayed, garbled or corrupted data transmitted by participants via the Internet.   By entering this Game, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor’s Promotion Administrator, which shall be final, binding and conclusive on all matters.  Giveaway Game starts 12:00:01 a.m. EST on 10/30/14 and ends 11:59:59 p.m. PST on 11/05/14.

    PRIZE

    Melissa & Doug plush Black Bear and Cub Jumbo Stuffed Animal, and the following items from Highlights for Children: A subscription to Highlights High Five, two puzzle books from the Highlights for Children club, PuzzleBuzz, two books from the Highlights for Children Hidden Pictures Club, My First Hidden Pictures 4-book set, and sponsor-selected story books (Catty Jane Who Loved to Dance, Catty Jane Who Hated the Rain, Alone Together, A Splendid Friend, Indeed, The Orq. (He Cave Boy.), Uh-Oh, Dodo!). Approximate retail value of this complete prize is $370.00 USD.  No substitution of prizes is permitted, except by Sponsor.  If prize cannot be awarded for any reason, a substitute prize of equal or greater retail value will be awarded.  If selected as winner, resident of Canada must correctly answer a mathematical skill testing question without assistance in order to be awarded the prize, as is required by Canadian law.

    DRAWING/ODDS OF WINNING

    Winner will be randomly selected from among all valid entries received.  Winner will be notified by email and must reply within 48 hours to qualify.  Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. PRIZE WILL BE AWARDED.

    ELIGIBILITY/CONDITIONS:

    Giveaway Game open only to legal residents of the United States and Canada (except Quebec) 18 years of age or older.  Void in Puerto Rico, Quebec and where prohibited.  Employees and household family members of Melissa & Doug LLC or of its advertising, internet, promotion, and fulfillment agencies or of operators of its Websites are not eligible.  At the discretion of the Sponsor, winner may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and, except where prohibited, a Publicity Release.  Affidavit must be returned within 10 days of receipt.  If the winner does not reply to 1st prize notice or if the required Affidavit is not returned within the time period specified, the prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be randomly chosen.  No transfer or assignment of Prize is permitted and the cash equivalent of Prize will not be substituted.  Taxes, if any, are winner’s sole responsibility.  Entry constitutes entrant’s permission to post his/her name on Sponsor’s website (and consent to the use of his/her name, photographs, voice recordings and likenesses for publicity purposes without additional compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law).  By entering the Game, entrant consents to the collection, use and disclosure of his or her personal information for the purposes of administering the Game.  This Giveaway Game shall be governed by applicable US or Canadian laws (including Connecticut laws). The venue for any legal actions against Sponsor will be in state or federal court in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

    WINNER’S NAME

    For the name of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Melissa & Doug LLC, Attn: Social Media, P.O. Box 590, Westport, CT 06881 by 12/31/2014.

    RELEASE OF LIABILITY

    All entrants release Melissa & Doug LLC, Highlights for Children, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Google.com or any other social media platforms and each of their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents, employees and all others associated with the development and delivery or execution of this Game from any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from this Game and/or acceptance or use of the prize, including liability for personal injury, death, damages, or loss.  Sponsor not responsible for prize quality or utility if prize manufactured by a third party supplier.  If, for any reason, the Game 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 beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Game, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this online Giveaway Game.

    SPONSOR

    This Giveaway Game is sponsored by Melissa & Doug LLC, P.O. Box 590, Westport, CT  06881, and by Highlights for Children, 1800 Watermark Drive, Columbus, OH 43215.


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