I EVEN FUNNIER Contest for Grades 4-8
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. All students who are legal residents of, and currently reside in, the 50 United States (and the District of Columbia) and Canada (excluding Quebec) and who are currently enrolled in grades 4–8 are eligible to enter, except that students in the following categories are NOT eligible to participate or enter: students who are immediate family members (i.e., daughter, son, sister, or brother, regardless of where they live) or who reside in the same household (whether related or not) of any persons who, after December 1, 2013, are employees or agents of Hachette Book Group and/or each of their respective shareholders, employees, parents, directors, officers, affiliates, representatives, agents, successors and assigns (collectively, the "Hachette entities" or the “Sponsor”), or DOGO Media, Inc., its shareholders, employees, parents, directors, officers, affiliates, representatives, agents, successors and assigns (collectively, "DOGO") or any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, cooperatives, or franchisees or employees or agents of service agencies or independent contractors of any of the above organizations; individuals engaged in the development, production, or distribution of materials for this contest; or individuals involved in the judging process.
Limit one entry per student.
How to Enter:
1.) Create an iDOGO account at www.dogobooks.com
2.) Download, complete and send back the Parental Consent Form
3.) Write a joke of between 50 and 150 words, online at www.dogobooks.com/contests
Entries may only be submitted online at www.dogobooks.com/contests. NO OTHER METHOD OF ENTRY WILL BE ACCEPTED
DOGO and the Hachette Entities are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, stolen, incomplete, illegible, or misdirected entries; for interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections; for lack of availability or accessibility, or miscommunications due to failed computer, satellite, telephone, or cable transmissions or lines; for technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions; for computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or difficulties; or for any other computer, network, technical, typographical, human or other error, problem, or malfunction related to or in connection with the Contest.
Selection of Winners: Entries submitted will automatically receive a score based on the use of relevant key words used to write a joke. Entries with the 3 highest scores will be awarded the 3 prize book sets. In case of a tie, prizes will be awarded to earlier submitted entries. Prospective winners and their parent/guardian will be notified by email on or about January 6, 2014. Entries, and all rights in winning entries, become the property of DOGO and will not be returned. Each prospective winner and his/her parent/guardian (where applicable) agree to be bound by the Official Rules. Each prospective winner and his/her parent/legal guardian (where applicable) will be required to sign and return, within ten (10) days of date of notification: (1) the Parental Consent Form; (2) a publicity release permitting DOGO, the Hachette Entities and each of their respective designees to (i) use the winner's name, address, likeness and/or biographical information; in connection with this Contest in any and all media now known or hereafter developed, worldwide without limitation, including for any advertising, publicity, and promotional purposes, without additional notice or compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law; and (3) a release of liability signed by the parent/legal guardian of the winner (where applicable), if the above are not executed and received by DOGO Media, Inc. within ten (10) days of date of notification, prizes may be awarded to an alternate winner from among all remaining eligible entries. In addition, each winner and/or parent/legal guardian of the winner (where applicable) must execute all other documents requested by DOGO and/or the Hachette Entities.
Each entrant and his/her parent/guardian (where applicable) hereby release and hold harmless DOGO and each of the Hachette Entities from any and all claims, demands, losses, promises, causes of action, and liabilities arising out of the preparation for or participation in this Contest, or any use/misuse of any prize (or any portion thereof) awarded hereunder, including any travel or activity related thereto.
DOGO and the Hachette Entities assume no responsibility or liability for the selection of any winner. The acceptance of any prizes constitutes a release of DOGO and the Hachette Entities from such responsibilities and liabilities.
Three Winners will receive:
One full set of the following 6 James Patterson Middle Grade Books (estimated retail value: $102.97)
1) Middle School, The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson and Chris Tebbets
2) Middle School: Get Me Out of Here by James Patterson and Chris Tebbets
3) Middle School: My Brother is a Big Fat Liar by James Patterson and Lisa Papademetriou
4) Middle School: How I Survived Bullies, Broccoli and Snake Hill by James Patterson and Chris Tebbets
5) I Funny: A Middle School Story by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein
6) I Even Funnier by James Patterson and Chris Grabenstein
No cash substitutions for prizes. In the event of prize unavailability, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded as determined in Hachette’s sole discretion. Prizes are nontransferable. All federal, state, and local taxes (including any applicable taxes on Canadian residents), if any, are the sole responsibility of the winners. Void where restricted or prohibited.
Little Brown Books for Young Readers
237 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017
This promotion and all matters arising in connection with this promotion shall only be construed and evaluated according to United States law.
Joke Entry (462 points)
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