Island Hopper Sweepstakes

Poptropica Island Hopper Sweepstakes Official Rules ("Rules")

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN VOID WHERE PROHIBITED

PRIZES

  • The Poptropica Island Hopper Sweepstakes is a group of sweepstakes (each, a "Sweepstake", and collectively "Sweepstakes") offering chances to enter the following sweepstakes and to win the following corresponding prizes (each, a "Prize")"
Sweepstakes Name Prizes Awarded Number of Prizes Per Sweepstake Approximate Retail Values ("ARV"):
One-Time Sweepstakes
(frequency: single Sweepstakes; see Sweepstakes Periods Section below)

Grand Prize

Meet Jeff Kinney!
The grand prize winner will meet Jeff Kinney in a thirty-minute video call, which will be featured on the Poptropica blog. The winner will also receive a Poptropica Toy Blimp, and a 6-month Poptropica Membership, applied automatically to the entrant's Poptropica Account
One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded Value: $54.94 (for the Poptropica Toy Blimp and 6-month Poptropica Membership)

Second Prize

6-month Poptropica Membership
The Second Prize winner will receive a 6-month Poptropica Membership, applied automatically to the entrant's Poptropica Account
Ten (10) Second Prizes will be awarded Value: $19.95 each

Runner-Up Prize

Poptropica Blimp
The Runner-Up Prize winner will receive a Poptropica Toy Blimp and a 1-month Poptropica Membership, applied automatically to the entrant's Poptropica Account
Twenty (20) Runner Up Prizes will be awarded Value: $38.94 each
Weekly Sweepstakes (frequency: one Weekly Sweepstakes per week; see Sweepstakes Periods Section below) Prize

1-month Poptropica Membership

The Weekly Prize winner will receive a one-month Poptropica Membership, applied automatically to the entrant's Poptropica Account
Five (5) Weekly Prizes will be awarded per week Value: $3.95 each
  • Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied
  • Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer Prizes or redeem Prizes for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a Prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value
  • Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided
  • One-Time Sweepstakes winners are only eligible to win one (1) One-Time Sweepstakes Prize each
  • The meet Jeff Kinney in a thirty-minute video call Prize (the One-Time Sweepstakes Grand Prize) will be scheduled by mutual agreement of the Sponsor and the winner, and must be conducted on or before December 31, 2016
  • If the entrant already has a Membership, the Prize Membership will be applied at the end of the existing Membership term. Once the Prize Membership has elapsed, auto-renewal for entrant's pre-existing Membership will resume.

TO ENTER

  • Sweepstakes entrants must be registered users of the Website with a unique valid Website account ("Poptropica Account") and must provide a valid email address (entrants who are minors must get their parent or legal guardian's permission to enter the Sweepstakes and must provide a valid email address for their parent or legal guardian)
  • There is no cost to register for a Poptropica Account or to enter the Sweepstakes
  • The Sweepstakes entrants must navigate to the Common Rooms which can be found in most of the Poptropica Islands on the Website to find and collect Island Hopper Sweepstakes Tickets (each, a "Ticket"); once collected Tickets are automatically applied to the entrant's Poptropica Account
  • Each collected Ticket will automatically generate a single entry to each Weekly Sweepstakes occurring after the Ticket has been collected, and simultaneously also to the One-Time Sweepstakes
  • Island Hopper Sweepstakes Tickets have no cash value and cannot be used for any purpose other than the Sweepstakes
  • All Tickets must be collected prior to the applicable Sweepstakes drawing
  • Sweepstakes entries and/or Island Hopper Sweepstakes Tickets generated by script, macro or by any other means which automate or subvert the entry process, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, are void
  • All Sweepstakes entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor

DRAWINGS

  • For each Sweepstakes, potential winners will be selected by random drawing conducted after expiration of the applicable Sweepstakes Period from all eligible entries received by Sponsor
  • Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received
  • Potential winners will be notified by email to the email address provided by Sweepstakes entrants (entrants who are minors must get their parent or legal guardian's permission to enter the Sweepstakes and must provide a valid email address for their parent or legal guardian)
  • Poptropica Membership Prizes will be applied automatically to the winner's Poptropica Account upon winner verification. The Meet Jeff Kinney in a thirty-minute video call Prize (One-Time Sweepstakes Grand Prize) will be scheduled by mutual agreement of Sponsor and the winner (or the winner's parent or legal guardian if the winner is a minor), and must be conducted on or before December 31, 2016. All other Prizes will be awarded within 4-6 weeks after winner verification. Potential winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and a liability release to receive their Prizes; if the same is not executed or if email notification is not acknowledged within 7 days or is otherwise returned as undeliverable, the Prize will be forfeit and, at Sponsor's discretion, an alternate winner will be selected
  • Prizes other than Poptropica Membership subscriptions will be awarded to the parent or legal guardian of entrants ages 18 and under, and such parents or legal guardians are responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein

SWEEPSTAKES PERIODS

  • The first Weekly Sweepstakes will begin on or about 1:00 p.m. ET on November 19, 2015 through November 25, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. The second Weekly Sweepstakes will begin on or about 12:01 a.m. ET on November 26, 2015 through December 2, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. The third Weekly Sweepstakes will begin on or about 12:01 a.m. ET on December 3, 2015 through December 9, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. The fourth Weekly Sweepstakes will begin on or about 12:01 a.m. ET on December 10, 2015 through December 16, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. The fifth Weekly Sweepstakes will begin on or about 12:01 a.m. ET on December 17, 2015 through December 23, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. The sixth Weekly Sweepstakes will begin on or about 12:01 a.m. ET on December 24, 2015 through December 31, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.
  • The One-Time Sweepstakes will begin on or about at 1:00 p.m. ET on November 19, 2015 and will end on 11:59 p.m. ET on December 31, 2015

ELIGIBILITY

  • The Sweepstakes are only open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia
  • Children of employees (and their immediate families including parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside, and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes
  • By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Rules, the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy of the Poptropica.com website ("Website"), both incorporated herein by reference, and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes
  • The Sweepstakes are subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws

PUBLICITY

  • Unless otherwise specified or prohibited by law, entry in the Sweepstakes and acceptance of any Prize constitutes permission to use the avatar name and image associated with the winner's Poptropica Account, name (first name and first initial of last name only), Prize won and hometown for online posting and promotional purposes, including on social media outlets, without further compensation
  • Unless otherwise specified or prohibited by law, acceptance of the Meet Jeff Kinney in a thirty-minute video call Prize (the One-Time Sweepstakes Grand Prize) constitutes permission to use the winner's name, image, voice and likeness for online posting and promotional purposes, including on social media outlets, without further compensation, including by posting recorded video and audio clips of the video call

GENERAL CONDITIONS

  • Family Education Network, a division of Sandbox Networks, Inc. (the "Sponsor") is the sponsor of the Sweepstakes
  • Sponsor's decisions are final and binding on all matters related to this Sweepstakes
  • Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to: (i) verify any element of any entry, related materials or entrant's eligibility; (ii) to request additional information; and (iii) to disqualify any entrant whose participation may subject the Sweepstakes, Sponsor or Sponsor's advertisers, clients, or customers to controversy, negative publicity, scorn, or ridicule
  • Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, delayed, misdirected, or undelivered Tickets or entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, Internet, Website, or other connections, or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including without limitation errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of Island Hopper Sweepstakes Tickets and Sweepstakes entries, the announcement of Prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related matters
  • Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by the Website, users, tampering, hacking or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes
  • Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this Sweepstakes if the Sweepstakes is compromised by virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, proper play or integrity of the Sweepstakes or the Website; in the event of cancellation or termination, Sponsor reserves the right to select the potential winner in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received and combined prior to date of cancellation or termination.
  • Entrants (and their parents and legal guardians for entrants under 18 years of age), by participating, agree that Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, "Released Parties") will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any Prize or participation in this Sweepstakes

PRIVACY

  • Personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes will be used in accordance with the Website's Privacy Policy

WINNERS LIST

  • For the first names and last initials of the One-Time Sweepstakes winners (available 30 days after the selection of such winners) and the avatar names of the Weekly Sweepstakes winners send an email with the subject line: Poptropica Island Hopper Sweepstakes Winners to Family Education Network at poptropica@fen.com for receipt no later than 90 days after completion of applicable Sweepstakes

DISPUTES

  • As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant (and their parents and legal guardians for entrants who are minors) agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively, before a court located in Boston, Massachusetts having competent jurisdiction, which Court shall apply the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts without regard for doctrines of conflict of law
  • In any such dispute, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than entrant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and entrant (and their parents and legal guardians for entrants who are minors) further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased