BookCon – Books for Breakfast Sweepstakes Official Rules

  • HOW TO ENTER:
    1. Between Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at 12:00 PM EDT and Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:59 AM EDT (the “Sweepstakes Period”), you must fill out and submit the form at: https://www.showclix.com/application/booksforbfast38d7h23 to be eligible to win a prize. The sweepstakes ends Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11:59 AM EDT.
    2. No Purchase Necessary. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. A purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chances of winning.
    3. Limited to one entry per person per social media platform. Not responsible for lost, misdirected, illegible, mistranscribed or late entries.
  • PRIZES:
    1. A total of 50 tickets will be awarded (total estimated value of the prize is US$750). AN ADMISSION TICKET TO BOOKCON IS NOT INCLUDED. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES UNLESS YOU ALREADY HAVE AN ADMISSION TICKET TO BOOKCON FOR Saturday, June 1, 2019.
      • Each winner will receive one ticket for the Books for Breakfast on Saturday, June 1, 2019.
      *NOT redeemable for cash, non-refundable and non-transferable.
      There are no additional prizes. Limit one prize per person.
    2. A total of 50 winners will be selected in a random drawing. The drawings shall be held on Friday, May 17, 2019 from among all eligible entries received. The drawings will take place at ReedPOP’s office at 383 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851, and will be conducted by ReedPOP, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Winners need not be present to win. Odds of winning are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received. Each winner will be notified by email. Each winner must claim his/her prize by completing their registration via the confirmation email. Each winner will receive a unique barcoded ticket. Barcoded tickets will be sent by email by Friday, May 17, 2019. (After claiming the prize, each winner will receive instructions on redeeming their prize.)
    3. Please be aware there may be a tax liability in accepting a prize (See Rule No. 5 below).
  • GENERAL RULES:
    1. Prizes are nontransferable and no substitution will be allowed, except by the Sponsors who reserve the right to award a prize (or portion of prize) of equal or greater value. Sponsors and their respective agencies assume no responsibility or liability for damages, losses or injury resulting from acceptance or use of a prize.
    2. By entering this promotion, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these official rules.
    3. By accepting the prize, each winner (i) grants permission to Sponsors to use winner’s name, address (city and state only), voice, likeness, photograph and biographical and prize information and/or statements about the contest in all media for publicity, advertising and promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law, and (ii) releases and holds harmless the Sponsors and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives from any and all liability for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including without limitation, death and bodily injury, resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of any prize, participation in the contest or any contest-related activity or travel or from any interaction with, or downloading of, contest information.
  • ELIGIBILITY:This contest is open to legal residents of the United States of America, 18 years of age or older at their time of entry. Employees (and their immediate families and household members) of Reed Exhibitions, and employees (and their immediate families and household members) of ReedPOP’s advertising and promotion agencies, are not eligible. This offer is void where prohibited and subject to all federal, state and local laws.
  • TAXES:A 1099-MISC will be issued to each recipient of a prize with a retail value of US$600 or more. Each winner is solely responsible for taxes on the prize received and should consult a tax professional to determine his or her tax liability. ReedPOP is not allowed to give tax advice.
  • ONLINE ENTRY DISCLAIMER:Sponsors are not responsible for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. If for any reason the contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the contest, Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this promotion. No responsibility is assumed for: any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, or software; or failure of any e-mail or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or other device or the contents thereof related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials from this contest. In the event of a dispute over an electronic entry, prize will be awarded to the owner of the e-mail account, not the name on the entry form.
  • WINNERS:For the winners’ names, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to arrive by Monday, May 13, 2019 to: ReedPOP, BOOKCON Books for BreakfastSweepstakes, 383 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851.
  • GOVERNING LAW:The laws of the State of New York, without reference to the conflicts of laws provisions thereof, govern the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto. Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York, NY; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees; (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”); and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased.
  • USE OF ENTRY INFORMATION:The collection and use of entrant information will be governed by Reed Exhibitions’ on-line privacy policy, available for viewing at http://www.reedexpo.com/en/Privacy-Policy/.
  • SPONSORS:The Sponsor of this promotion is Reed Exhibitions (d/b/a ReedPOP) (383 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851).