The BECOMING Book Club Sweepstakes Official Rules
IMPORTANT: Please read these Official Rules before entering the Becoming Book Club Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”), presented by Penguin Random House LLC (“Sponsor”). By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules. These Official Rules shall govern in the event of any inconsistency with other Sweepstakes-related materials.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. All federal, state, and local regulations apply. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED. Employees of Sponsor its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, and agencies, and their immediate family members and persons living in their household are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes.
ENTRY PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM (EST) on February 5, 2019, and ends on the following dates per city:
- Entries for Austin, TX end at 11:59 PM (EST) on February 12, 2019
- Entries for St. Paul, MN end at 11:59 PM (EST) on February 19, 2019
- Entries for Milwaukee, WI end at 11:59 PM (EST) on February 19, 2019
- Entries for Ft. Lauderdale, FL end at 11:59 PM (EST) on April 16, 2019
- Entries for Atlanta, GA end at 11:59 PM (EST) on April 16, 2019
HOW TO ENTER: Online entry only. Enter by completing and submitting the entry form as instructed at https://goo.gl/forms/tF13Fa3n1AnrUAif2.
In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address used for entry. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of automated devices will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry of information by entrants; lost or late entries or transmissions; interrupted or unavailable network, server, or other connections; scrambled transmissions or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, or electronic, technical malfunctions of any computer hardware, software, or any combinations thereof; or problems associated with any virus or any other damage caused to entrants’ systems. Incomplete or illegible entries will be voided. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as described in these rules, Sponsor shall have the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.
One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected for each of the five (5) tour events available, for a total of five (5) Grand Prize Winners. Grand Prize Winners will each receive eight (8) tickets to the Live on Tour: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama in the tour market they selected.
(Grand Prize Approximate Retail Value: $999 per Grand Prize Winner)
Winner is responsible for any expenses not expressly included in the prize description, including but not limited to transportation to and from the event.
No transfer or cash or other substitution of all or part of a prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the prize or prize component with another of comparable or greater value. Any and all taxes on the prize will be the responsibility of the winners. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any delays, damage in the delivery of the prize, and/or loss of any prize in connection with delivery of the prize via mail. In the event that there is an insufficient number of eligible entries, Sponsor reserves the right not to award the prizes.
WINNER SELECTION: Five (5) Grand Prize Winner(s), one per tour event, will be selected in a random drawing on or about the below dates from all eligible entries received by the entry deadline.
- Austin, TX: February 13, 2019
- Paul, MN: February 20, 2019
- Milwaukee, WI: February 20, 2019
- Lauderdale, FL: April 17, 2019
- Atlanta, GA: April 17, 2019
The odds of winning depend on how many eligible entries have been received. Winners will be notified via email and must respond to email notification within two (2) days of receipt. Winners may also be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release. The Affidavit of Eligibility and Release must be returned within three (3) business days. Noncompliance with these conditions may result in forfeiture of the Prize, and Sponsor reserves the right to select alternate winners (in random drawing from other eligible entries received before the deadline) in such circumstance. If winner notification of the Prize is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor may, at its discretion, select an alternate winner.
DISCLAIMERS: By competing in this Sweepstakes and/or accepting the prize, entrants agree that Sponsor, and its respective parent companies, assigns, subsidiaries and affiliates, and advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies and all of their respective employees, officers and directors will have no liability whatsoever, and will be held harmless by entrants for any liability for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind to person and property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the acceptance, possession, misuse, or use of the prizes, or participation in this Sweepstakes. By accepting a prize, each Winner consents to the use of his/her name for publicity and promotional purposes on behalf of Sponsor with no additional compensation or further permission (except where prohibited by law).
Any dispute arising from this Sweepstakes will be determined according to the laws of the State of New York, without reference to its conflict of law principles, and by entering the entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in New York County and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes.
WINNERS LIST: For a list of the Winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by October 17, 2019 to Holly Smith, Attn: The Becoming Book Club Sweepstakes, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.
SPONSOR: Penguin Random House LLC, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.