U.S. Colleges organizes and sponsors promotions, giveaways, and contests awarding various prizes to participants. The promotions, giveaways, and contests are regulated by Contest Rules (hereinafter “Rules”). Participation in any of these contests constitutes the Participant’s agreement and acceptance of these Rules. All federal, state, local, municipal laws and regulations apply.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION TO U.S. Colleges WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
This contest is for current students and is intended to promote school spirit.
This Contest is open to current students of U.S. Colleges by liking and sharing a photo post using Facebook. The Contest is subject to all federal, state, local, municipal laws and regulations.
Contest Period – June 21, 2021 10:00 AM – June 27, 2021 11:59 PM
Entries (counted as likes and shares) will be counted online starting on June 21, 2021 10:00 AM and ending at June 27, 2021 11:59 PM. Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified.
The Contest must be entered by liking and sharing your corresponding class’s photo post using Facebook. The submission must meet all Contest requirements to be count as an entry. Incomplete entries or the ones which are not in alignment with the rules, requirements, and specifications will be disqualified by U.S. Colleges. Any attempt of circumvention of the rules will result in immediate disqualification from the Contest. The contest winners will be the classes with the photos that receive the most likes and shares per campus. Only one eligible winning class will be selected per campus. Winning class must have at least 300 combined likes and shares to be eligible to win.
Original Content; Ownership
By participating in the Contest, each Participant guarantees that they are the exclusive owner of the copyright and all other proprietary rights in any and all materials and content submitted by the Participant to enter the Contest. The Participant further claims and guarantees that they have the right to grant to any third party the right to use, reproduce, distribute, perform and display any [photo, audio file, video, text, etc.]. All entries must have appropriate clearances, permissions and releases PRIOR to uploading, or may be eliminated from the Contest. Any unauthorized samples or performances of another artist’s material could be subject to fines, royalty fees, and/or legal action for which the Participant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold U.S. Colleges harmless. U.S. Colleges may use any [photo, audio file, video, text, etc.] on-demand on U.S. Colleges or its affiliates’ websites.
Disclaimer of Responsibility
U.S. Colleges is not responsible for problems with Contest entries, including but not limited to, entries which are lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or cannot be completed due to electronic or technical difficulties, even if the problem is the result of the sole or partial negligence of U.S. Colleges.
The winning classes of the contest (hereinafter “winning classes”) will be granted a pizza party. The prize cannot be redeemed for cash or substituted for another prize, and is non-transferable. The prize is given with no written, express, or implied warranty.
WINNING CLASS SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
Winning class will be selected based on the photo with the most likes and shares total under the supervision of U.S. Colleges and will be informed about the prize via their Campus President and Social Media Ambassador within 3 days following the Winner selection. Acceptance of the prize given in this Contest is in accordance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. If the winning class is disqualified for any reason, U.S. Colleges is not obliged to provide an alternate prize or extend the Contest Period in any way, and all privileges as winning class will be terminated immediately. Participants who provide false, fraudulent or deceptive entries or who engage in false, fraudulent or deceptive acts in connection with the Contest will be disqualified and subject to criminal prosecution.
How to Claim the Prize
The winning class’s campus President and Social Media Ambassador will be informed of their win within 3 days following the Winner selection. International Education Corporation’s (hereinafter “IEC”) Marketing Team will then facilitate prize delivery as necessary.
Terms & General Conditions
U.S. Colleges reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or any other cause affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest. If such case occurs, U.S. Colleges may select the Winner from any remaining eligible entries. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage the Winner selection process and the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws.
Limitation of Liability
By entering the Contest, You agree to release and hold harmless U.S. Colleges and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from:
- Such entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof;
- Technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, software, or other mechanical equipment;
- The unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service;
- Unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest;
- Electronic or human error in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries.
Disputes and Arbitration
THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND YOUR STATE, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Contest, the participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in your state having jurisdiction.
U.S. Colleges may utilize Facebook to promote sweepstakes or giveaways. The Participant understands and agrees that any such promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.