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My Dollar Tree Story Sweepstakes (July)

THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU ARE NOT A RESIDENT OF AND LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.

YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. ALL ENTRANTS MUST HAVE A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER.

This sweepstakes begins 07/05/2014 and is open to all legal United States residents at least 18 years old at time of entry, except employees of Dollar Tree, any of its affiliate companies, subsidiaries, retailers, suppliers, vendors, sales representatives, distributors, advertising agencies, promotional suppliers and the immediate family and household members of each. Sweepstakes ends 07/26/2014. Void where prohibited. No purchase is necessary to enter.

TO ENTER

Register for the sweepstakes by submitting a complete Dollar Tree Story online on http://www.dollartree.com/custserv/custserv.jsp?pageName=Stories between 07/05/2014 and 07/26/2014. A sweepstakes entry requires the user to create a free user account on DollarTree.com. A Dollar Tree Story may be positive, neutral, or negative in content and be a valid sweepstakes entry. One valid and complete Dollar Tree Story equals one sweepstakes entry. Multiple Dollar Tree Stories are not valid. “SPAM” or fraudulent stories will not be posted and all entries from said user will be void.

Entries must be received by DollarTree.com by 11:59 PM CST on 07/26/2014. This sweepstakes is sponsored by Dollar Tree and it is not responsible for lost, damaged, misdirected, illegible or incomplete registrations, stories, or entries.

PRIZES

Six (6) winners will receive a Dollar Tree gift card in the amount of $100.00.

Dollar Tree reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this sweepstakes should viruses, bugs, or other causes beyond the control of Dollar Tree corrupt the administration, security or proper administration of the sweepstakes. Dollar Tree is not responsible for computer system, hardware, software or program malfunction or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an electronic entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account is registered.

Dollar Tree’s decisions are final and binding with regard to this sweepstakes. Odds of winning the prize will be determined by the number of eligible entries received. Dollar Tree will select a winner from all the eligible entrants.

All entries become the property of Dollar Tree. Except at Dollar Tree’s discretion, no cash redemptions, substitutes, or transfer of prizes are allowed. The Prizewinner grants to Dollar Tree the right to use his/her name and likeness in advertising and promotions without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. Any and all taxes on prizes are the responsibility of the winner. As a condition of entering, entrants (or their parent or legal guardian if an eligible minor) agree (and agree to confirm in writing): (a) to release the Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, sales representatives, distributors and the advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, taxes, and/or use or misuse of any prize, including without limitation, loss, damage, system damage, loss of property or data, accidents, injuries, or death; (b) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (c) all 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 (d) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs. The Prize winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release within 14 days of notification. If the prize notification e-mail or prize is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. Void where prohibited.

Please view our privacy policy at DollarTree.com/Privacy to see how we use personal information collected in connection with this sweepstakes.

SPONSOR

Dollar Tree, 500 Volvo Parkway; Chesapeake, VA 23320

 


 

Dollar Tree Flip Flop Frenzy Craft Contest Sweepstakes Official Rule

Winners

Denise V. from Hobe Sound, Florida
Meg T. from Ft. Worth, Texas
Sue B. from Lombard, Illinois
Paula L. from Fort Pierce, Florida

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE ODDS OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

CONTEST DATES

The Dollar Tree Flip Flop Frenzy Craft Contest Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is being held by Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. (“Dollar Tree”). The Sweepstakes Entry Period (the “Sweepstakes Period”) begins at 12:01am Eastern Time (“ET”) on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 and closes at 11:59pm Eastern Time (“ET”) Saturday, May 17, 2014 (the “Promotion Period). Entries received after Saturday, May 17, 2014at 11:59pm Eastern Time (“ET”) will be disqualified. The Sweepstakes Period consists of three (3) phases as set forth below:

Phase 1: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 — Saturday, May 17, 2014
Phase 2: Judging: Sunday, May 18, 2014 — Friday, May 30, 2014
Phase 3: Winners Announcement: Sunday, May 31, 2014 — Monday, June 30, 2014

For the purpose of this Promotion, each phase will begin at 12:01am Eastern Time (“ET”) and will end at 11:59pm Eastern Time (“ET”). Wildfire® is the official time-keeping device for the Promotion.

PROMOTIONAL ELIGIBILITY

No purchase is necessary to enter or win. This offer is void wherever prohibited or restricted. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. The Promotion is open to legal residents of the contiguous forty-eight (48) United States and the District of Columbia who are age eighteen years old (18) or older as of Saturday, May 17, 2014. A person who complies with all the eligibility rules shall be referred to as “Entrant.” Employees of Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. (the “Sponsor”) and their immediate family (parent, child, sibling and spouse) and individuals residing in the same household (whether or not related), and its subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers, their advertising or promotion agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of Promotion (collectively, the “Entities”), and any agents acting for, or on behalf of the above Entities are not eligible to participate in this Promotion. Non-compliance with these Official Rules shall result in disqualification from the Promotion.

PRIZES

One (1) first place winner will receive a $500 Dollar Tree gift card.
One (1) second place winner will receive a $250 Dollar Tree gift card.
One (1) third place winner will receive a $100 Dollar Tree gift card.

The winner(s) is responsible for the reporting and payment of all state, federal and local taxes applicable to the receipt of this prize. The winner acknowledges that the prize may be taxable and agrees to provide information for, and verify by signature, the appropriate IRS and other forms as determined by Dollar Tree. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of a prize is permitted except that Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion of a prize) with a prize of comparable or greater value or cash value. In the event that a prize cannot be awarded for any reason or a winner is not capable of redeeming a prize for any reason, Sponsor shall not be obligated to award any prize. If, for any reason, more than the stated number of prizes are available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes in such category by random drawing from among eligible prize claimants in such prize category or in a manner to be determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion. All decisions of Dollar Tree relating to this Promotion will be final. All entry materials submitted become the property of Dollar Tree. All decisions of Dollar Tree relating to this Promotion will be final.

HOW TO ENTER

A degree of skill is required to win. Entries are accepted during Phase 1: Submission. To enter, visit the website https://promoshq.wildfireapp.com/website/6/contests/330722 (the “Website”) and follow the instructions to submit an original photo. The photo must comply with the following requirements to be eligible:

  1. The photo must be the original work of the Entrant.
  2. The photo must adhere to Wildfire® requested format and size.
  3. The photo may not have won previous awards.
  4. The photo may not have been published previously.
  5. The photo must not infringe upon the rights of any third-party, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, and rights of publicity and/or privacy.
  6. The photo must be suitable for publication and may not be violent, immoral, offensive, illegal, pornographic, obscene, indecent or similarly inappropriate as deemed solely by Sponsorâ?¨.
  7. The photo may not contain any content that is or may be perceived to be defamatory or that represents the Entities in a negative way or in any manner not consistent with Entitiesâ?? brand and/or reputation as deemed solely by Sponsor.
  8. The photo may not contain any mention, discussion, logo, trademark, service mark, storefront, trade dress, mascot, photograph, or other image of any business or company, other than Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. The photo may not mention property names or physically identify a property by filming their front sign or some other unique feature or distinguishable architecture.
  9. The photo may not copy, incorporate, or include, unless the Entrant is the lawful copyright owner, content subject to copyright laws.
  10. The photo may not include the likenesses of any identifiable persons other than the Entrant, unless written permission is obtained by the Entrantâ?¨. ENTRANT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING PERMISSION TO USE THE PICTURE, IMAGE, AND/OR LIKENESS OF ANY THIRD PARTIES SHOWN IN THE PHOTO. Sponsor may request that any such third parties sign a waiver and release prior to posting of the photo on the Website or the granting of any prize.
  11. The photo cannot be dangerous or unsafe to make or produce, or include activities that are dangerous, unsafe, or present unreasonable risk of harm to person or property, or suggest or imply to any person to undertake any dangerous, unsafe or unduly risky activity as deemed solely by Sponsor.
  12. The photo may not in any other way violate applicable laws and regulations. Any photo in violation of any of the above requirements and restrictions will be deemed void. By submitting a photo in the Promotion, each Entrant represents and warrants that these requirements have been met.

Limit one (1) photo entry per Promotion Period, per registered user. Entrants may not enter the Promotion with multiple email addresses or under multiple identities. Multiple participants are not allowed to use the same email address, mailing address, or phone number. Any attempt by a participant to acquire more than the stated number of entries by using numerous email addresses, registrations, identities, or any other methods will void that participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified. Incomplete and/or duplicate entries are not permitted and will be deemed void. The use of any device to automate the entry process is absolutely prohibited, and any such entries shall be void. Submission of more than one (1) photo by or on behalf of the same registered user or use of any device or artifice to circumvent the Official Rules will result in ineligibility with respect to all photos submitted by or on behalf of that registered user.

WINNER SELECTION

During Phase 2: Judging, the public will vote for the photo they feel shows the most creativity from eligible entries received.  For purposes of the Promotion, a "vote" is a vote cast on the Website, by a "unique voter." A "unique voter" is an individual person with unique email address that is not duplicative of another voter's information. A unique voter may vote not more than once each day. The photograph that receives the most public on-line votes during Phase 2: Judging will be deemed the Grand Prize Winner. If there is an exact tie in the number of votes cast for two (2) or more photographs, then the winning prize will be split equally between those two (2) or more entrants. All remaining prizes will be awarded based upon the total number of votes cast per photograph. Winners will be announced during Phase 3: Winners Announcement. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Prizes will be mailed within four weeks of Phase 3: Winners Announcement.

HOW TO CLAIM PRIZE

Sponsor will reasonably attempt to notify Prize Winner via the address, telephone number(s), and/or e-mail address provided on the entry form.

RIGHTS IN THE PHOTOS

All photos (including all material embodied therein) submitted to Sponsor shall automatically become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor immediately upon submission. Once a photo has been submitted pursuant to the Promotion, the Entrant may not distribute, disseminate, sell, use, license, or post the photo or any copies thereof in any medium (including other Internet sites) without the prior express written consent of Sponsor. Each Entrant, as a condition of participation in the Promotion, hereby grants Sponsor the exclusive, perpetual, worldwide right to edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, publish, distribute, and otherwise use (unless prohibited by applicable law) the photo (including all material embodied therein) in any way or in any media now or hereafter known for trade, advertising, promotional, or other purposes as Sponsor determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, without further notice or compensation to the Entrant or any other third parties. Nothing herein shall be construed to require Sponsor to publish, distribute or in any way use the photo (or any of the material embodied therein) should Sponsor in its sole discretion decline to do so.

PRIVACY AND PUBLICITY

Sponsor will collect personal data from Entrants, and this information may be used for the purposes of administering the Promotion, publicizing the Promotion, and other promotional purposes that benefit the Sponsor. Unless prohibited by law, participation in the Promotion constitutes each Entrant’s consent for Sponsor to use the Entrant’s name (or username), age, hometown, and state of residence for Promotion or promotional purposes in any media now known or later developed, without payment or consideration to the Entrant. Information collected from Entrants is subject to Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. Privacy Policy available at http://www.dollartree.com/custserv/custserv.jsp?pageName=Privacy.

GENERAL RELEASE AND WAIVER OF CLAIMS

By entering the Promotion and/or accepting a prize, each Entrant (for himself/herself and his/her heirs) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and hereby releases Sponsor, the Entities, and all of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective directors, officers, governors, employees, shareholders, and agents (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability, loss, harm, damage, cost, expense, or claims including, but not limited to, third party claims based on: (i) publicity and/or privacy rights, defamation, and intellectual property associated with the Entrant or winner’s participation in the Promotion, redemption of any prize in connection with the Promotion, and/or use or misuse of any prize in connection with the Promotion, including, but not limited to, all reasonable counsel fees and court costs incurred, property damage, personal injury, and/or death; (ii) anything related to the production, promotion, or execution of the Promotion (or participation therein), including preemption, cancellation, or rescheduling; and (iii) anything that may occur in connection with acceptance and/or use of the prizes or while participating in the Promotion, even if caused or contributed to by the negligence of Releasees. By entering the Promotion and/or accepting a prize, each Entrant agrees to the use of their name and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes at the discretion of management of Dollar Tree.

By participating in the Promotion, each Entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions or interpretation of Sponsor regarding the Official Rules, which are final and legally binding in all respects. Non-compliance with these Official Rules shall result in disqualification from the Promotion. An individual is not a winner until he/she has fully complied with these Official Rules. Entrants hereby waive any right to claim ambiguity in these Official Rules. All decisions of Dollar Tree relating to this Promotion will be final. This Promotion will be administered in the State of Virginia, and by participating, all Entrants hereby agree that the laws of the State of Virginia will apply exclusively to the Promotion and that any dispute with respect to this contest will be resolved in either the federal or state courts located in the city of Norfolk in the State of Virginia.

By submitting an entry, Entrant acknowledges that his/her name may be posted as a winner on Dollar Tree’s website at Dollar Tree’s discretion. By submitting an entry, Entrant agrees that submission is gratuitous and made without restriction, and will not place Dollar Tree under any obligation.  Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification. No correspondence regarding entries will be entered into with Entrants, except as provided herein. By entering, Entrant agrees that he/she has no right to bring (and covenants not to bring) any claim, action, or proceeding of any kind or nature whatsoever against the Dollar Tree and any released parties in connection with this contest.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

Neither Sponsor nor any other Releasee shall be responsible for non-conforming, lost, late, stolen, misdirected, illegible, or incomplete entries. Neither Sponsor nor any other Releasee shall be responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Sponsor, Releasees, Entrants, tampering, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion, and neither Sponsor nor any Releasee shall assume responsibility for any error, omission, defect, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to the materials related to the Promotion, or for any damage to the Entrant’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process, the voting process, or the operation of the Promotion; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner; or with intent or apparent intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, embarrass, harm, or harass, in any way, any other person. If for any reason the Promotion is not capable of running as planned by reason of, but not limited to, business or market circumstances, force majeure, public health concerns, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, or any other causes which, Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Promotion or any portion thereof by posting a notice on its website. If the Promotion or any portion of the Promotion is terminated before the end of the Promotion Period or the Voting Period, Sponsor will select winner from all eligible entries received as of the termination date of the Promotion. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR OR ANY RELEASEE BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INJURIES, CLAIMS, ACTIONS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, OR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES RESULTING FROM OR ARISING FROM PARTICIPATION IN, OR THE PRODUCTION, PROMOTION, OR ADMINISTRATION OF, THE PROMOTION, OR ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, MISUSE, OR NONUSE OF A PRIZE THAT MAY BE AWARDED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD ANY SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

DISCLOSURE OF WINNER(S)

To receive notification of the winners name(s), send a self addressed and stamped envelope marked “Dollar Tree Flip Flop Frenzy Craft Contest” on the back of the envelope to: Dollar Tree Direct, 500 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320.

SPONSOR

The contest is sponsored by Dollar Tree Stores, Inc., 500 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320

REGISTED TRADEMARKS

Wildfire® is a registered trademark of Google, Inc. which is not associated with Sponsor or this Contest.