Official Rules

OFFICIAL RULES OF THE “529 Day Family Four-Pack of Tickets Giveaway”

SPONSORED BY THE TNSTARS® COLLEGE SAVINGS 529 PROGRAM

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

GIVEAWAY DESCRIPTION: The “529 Day Family Four-Pack of Tickets Giveaway” begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (“CST”) on May 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on May 28, 2018 (the “Giveaway Period”).  To enter the giveaway, individuals must complete the entry form at tnstars.com/529Day.  Twelve (12) prizes will be awarded: two family-four (4) packages of tickets to each of the following destinations: Dollywood, Memphis Zoo, Adventure Science Center, TN Aquarium, Discovery Park of America, and the Nashville Zoo.   

SPONSOR: TNStars® College Savings 529 Program, P.O. Box 198801, Nashville, TN 37219; 855 3TN-STAR (386-7827) or 615 741-1502 locally (“Sponsor”).

ELIGIBILITY:  Entry in the Giveaway is limited to individuals who are legal residents of the State of Tennessee (“TN”) and who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age or older on the date that the individual enters the Giveaway (“Entrant”). Employees, directors, officers, and trustees (and their respective immediate household and family members, which include spouses and children, parents and siblings and their spouses) of the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program, the Tennessee Department of Treasury, and their respective agents, contractors, affiliates, subsidiaries, owners, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively the “Giveaway Entities”) are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited.

AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Giveaway, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to accept these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Giveaway.

HOW TO ENTER: Visit tnstars.com/529Day to complete the entry form in its entirety. There is no requirement to open a TNStars® account to enter the giveaway. Multiple entries are accepted if they are for different destinations. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete are void. ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BEFORE 11:59 p.m. CST on May 28, 2018. By submitting a completed entry form, Entrant consents to receiving communication from TNStars®.

WINNER SELECTION/VERIFICATION: Twelve winners will be selected in random drawings conducted by the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program on May 29, 2018. One prize will be awarded to each selected winner.  If an individual is selected for more than one destination, then that individual is only eligible to win the first prize for which that individual was drawn as a winner. The winner will be notified by phone or e-mail, and/or a public post on the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program Facebook page, and, if required by the Sponsor, must confirm his/her eligibility by submitting documentation acceptable by the Sponsor to confirm age and residency. If a selected winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, he or she will be disqualified, and an alternate winner will be randomly selected and notified according to the procedures outlined above. The odds of winning the Giveaway depend on the number of eligible entries received. The winner must acknowledge acceptance within 15 days of the notification by the Sponsor.  Acknowledgement of acceptance may be in any form deemed appropriate by the Sponsor, and the winners must provide required mailing address information or the means for the Sponsor to deliver the prize to the winner.  Failure to acknowledge acceptance within the specified timeframe will result in forfeiture of the prize, and an alternate winner will be randomly selected and notified according to the procedures outlined above.

PRIZES / APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (ARV): Twelve (12) prizes will be awarded: two family-four (4) packages of tickets to each of the following destinations: Dollywood, Memphis Zoo, Adventure Science Center, TN Aquarium, Discovery Park of America, and the Nashville Zoo.    Value of prizes range from $59.80- $276 per prize package dependent upon the prize selected.  Below are the package values:

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GENERAL PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: The prize winner will be responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, applicable to acceptance and use of the prize, including income taxes, if any, and may be required to provide his/her Social Security Number or Federal Taxpayer Identification Number for tax reporting purposes. No transfer or substitution of the prize is permitted, except by the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute the prize, in whole or in part, for one (1) of comparable or greater value due to unavailability of the prize for any reason, as solely determined by Sponsor. Any and all costs associated with acceptance and use of the prize will be the sole responsibility of the winner.

CONDITIONS / RELEASE: By participating in the Giveaway, Entrants shall: (a) release the Giveaway Entities from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by their participation, including the unauthorized or illegal use of or access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the prize; and (b) acknowledge that the Giveaway Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize including, but not limited to, its quality or availability. By accepting a prize, the winner grants to the Sponsor and the Tennessee Department of Treasury, including, but not limited to, their affiliated companies, contractors, agencies or marketing partners, the right, except where prohibited by law, to use his or her name, likeness, picture, address (city and state), voice, biographical information, written or oral statements, for advertising and promotional purposes in promoting the Sponsor and its products, websites, and/or this Giveaway or any succeeding Giveaway, in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without compensation unless required by law. The winner shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation, and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based on invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, alteration, or use in composite form of his or her name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), biographical information, or online entry form. The rights granted under this paragraph shall extend to the Sponsor, the Tennessee Department of Treasury, and their affiliated companies, contractors, agencies or marketing partners with respect to all Entrants in the Giveaway, including non-winners and winners.

 CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A GIVEAWAY ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO TAMPER WITH THE RANDOM SELECTION PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Giveaway is not capable of being executed as planned, or unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of Entrants, technical failures or any other causes which in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Giveaway, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any suspect entry or Entrant and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway. In the event of any cancellation, termination, modification or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at tnstars.com/529Day, and the selection of a winner or winners may be made from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the termination, modification, cancellation or suspension, as the Sponsor determines in its sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.

DISPUTES: Entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action against individuals or entities (other than the State of Tennessee, the Tennessee Department of Treasury, the Sponsor or the State Treasurer) arising out of, or connected with, the Giveaway or the prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the courts of the State of Tennessee; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Giveaway but in no event attorneys’ fees; (c) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives, all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. 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 State of Tennessee, the Tennessee Department of Treasury, the Sponsor or the State Treasurer in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Tennessee, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules; and  (d) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action against the State Treasurer, State of Tennessee, Tennessee Department of Treasury or the Sponsor will be brought in the Tennessee Claims Commission.

ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION: Information collected from the entry form may be used for the purpose of contacting any Entrant.

WINNER / RULES: To receive Giveaway results (list of winner(s)) or an additional copy of these Official Rules, send an email with the Subject line “TNStars® 529 Day Family Four-Pack of Tickets Giveaway” to tn.stars@tn.gov. Requests must be received by June 15, 2018.  Except as otherwise provided by applicable federal or state law, the information contained in an Entrant’s entry to participate in this Giveaway is subject to the Public Records Act of the State of Tennessee contained in Tennessee Code Annotated Title 10, Chapter 7, Part 5. 

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