World Emoji Day Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
Sponsored by American Signature, Inc. ("Sponsor")
The Value City Furniture & American Signature Furniture World Emoji Day Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) encourages its fans and followers to comment via Instagram using emojis to explain why they love to shop at Value City Furniture & American Signature Furniture to enter for a chance to win a $1,000 ASF or VCF gift card (the “Prize”).
- ELIGIBILITY: Persons entering the Sweepstakes ("Entrant") must be eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. The Sweepstakes is open to any United States citizen that is a resident of the United States (and its territories) who lives within twenty-five (25) miles of any Value City Furniture (“VCF”) or American Signature Furniture (“ASF”) store, and has not won a prize from VCF or ASF in the twelve (12) calendar months preceding the end of the Entry Period. All other Entrants will be disqualified. Employees of Sponsor and its divisions, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their immediate families and/or household members are not eligible to enter.
- CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: During the Entry Period (as defined in Section 3 below), Participants must comment via Instagram using emojis to explain why they love to shop at Value City Furniture & American Signature Furniture. Entrant agrees to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules. Only Entrants that fulfill all of the requirements in these Official Rules are eligible to win the Sweepstakes. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all matters related to these Official Rules and the Selection of Winners (as described in Section 5). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.
- TIMING AND ENTRY PERIOD: The entry period begins at 12:00 a.m. EST on July 17th, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on July 24th, 2018 ("Entry Period").
- TO ENTER: During the Entry Period, only one entry is permitted per person. All Entries become the property of the Sponsor. Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes by one of the following methods:
- Instagram: Entrant must comment on one of the Sponsor’s Instagram posts (@amsigfurniture or @valuecityfurn) using emojis to explain why they love to shop at Value City Furniture & American Signature Furniture to win a $1,000.00 gift card to Value City Furniture or American Signature Furniture. Entrant must be the person who is the authorized user or owner of the Instagram account from which a comment was received, and the Instagram account must be set to “public”.
- By Mail: Entrant must submit an entry via mail to VCF/ASF World Emoji Day Sweepstakes, American Signature Inc. Marketing Department, 4300 East Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43219.
- SELECTION OF WINNER: Sponsor will select one Sweepstakes winner ("Winner") at random on July 24th, 2018 ("Drawing"). The selection of the Winner is made in Sponsor's sole discretion and is final pending confirmation of Winner's Eligibility (as described in Section 1) and Winner's acceptance of the Prize. Sponsor will announce the Winner within seventy-two (72) hours of the Drawing and will contact Winner via direct message (DM) on Instagram. All Entries have the same chances of winning based on the total number of eligible Entries received. Instagram is unaffiliated with Sponsor, is not a sponsor of this Sweepstakes, and will not participate in the selection of Winner.
- PRIZE: One Winner will be awarded a $1,000 ASF or VCF gift card (“Prize”), which can be used in-store or online and on any product of Winner’s choice. The Prize is non-negotiable and non- transferable. Sponsor will notify Winner via DM on Instagram along with instructions on how Winner may claim the Prize ("Notification"). Winner must respond to Sponsor within forty-eight (48) hours after Notification. If Sponsor does not receive a response from Winner within forty-eight (48) hours of Notification, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Prize or choose an alternate Winner. Winner is solely responsible for all fees, federal, state, and local taxes, and other expenses relating to the use, acceptance, and possession of the Prize. Sponsor shall have no responsibility or obligation to Winner or potential Winner who is unable or unavailable to accept or utilize the Prize. Within ten (10) days following the date of the Notification, Winner will be required to sign and return a Publicity Release and an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release form, where legally permissible. Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the Prize and Sponsor's selection of an alternate Winner.
- LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE: By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and the officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents of each of them (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any claim, liability, loss, or cause of action (each, a “Claim”) arising out of or in connection with Entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes. Entrant further agrees that in connection with any Claim, the Released Parties' liability will be limited to the Entrant’s cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes. In no event shall the Released Parties be liable for Entrant's attorney's fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any other additional damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct or indirect damages. By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrant further agrees to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability for injuries, death, or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS FROM CLAIMS OR ACTIONS BASED ON COPYRIGHT OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT, MISAPPROPRIATION, PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY
- WINNERS' LIST REQUEST: To request confirmation of the name and address of the Winner, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, by June 24th, 2018 to: VCF/ASF World Emoji Day Sweepstakes, American Signature Inc. Marketing Department, 4300 East Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43219.
- GOVERNING LAW: The Sweepstakes and the rights and obligations of the Sponsor and participants will be governed by and controlled by the laws of the State of Ohio, applicable to contracts made and performed therein without reference to the applicable choice of law provisions. All actions, proceedings, or litigation relating hereto will be instituted and prosecuted solely within the State of Ohio, County of Franklin. The parties consent to the jurisdiction of the state courts of Ohio and federal court located within such state and county with respect to any action, dispute, or other matter pertaining to or arising out of the Sweepstakes.