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St. Jude Race to Space Sweepstakes Rules

 

The St. Jude Race to Space Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is a fundraising program conducted by American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities, Inc. (“ALSAC”) to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® (“St. Jude”). These Rules apply to all participants.  The Sponsor shall make all determinations as to whether the Rules have been complied with, and the decision of the Sponsor as to any issue is final.

Sponsor:  ALSAC/St. Jude is the Sponsor of this Sweepstakes. 

EligibilityNo purchase is necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. Participation is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia who are 18 or older as of the date of entry.  Employees of ALSAC/St. Jude and their immediate family are not eligible to win.  Individuals who have won a prize from the Sponsor within twenty four (24) months prior to the start date of this Sweepstakes are not eligible to enter or win.  THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

For this purpose, “immediate family” includes the spouse, parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of the employee and his/her spouse.  This definition also includes a) “step” and adoptive relationships, b) individuals for whom an employee is the current legal guardian and c) individuals who are not legally related but who reside with an employee.

Time:  The Sweepstakes starts at approximately 12:00 am on June 1, 2021 (all times participant’s local time) and ends at approximately 11:59 pm on July 3, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). 

Entry:  A participant may enter the Sweepstakes by completing the St. Jude Race to Space Challenge on the Strava platform and filling out a digital Sweepstakes entry form with name, address and email. All entries must be received by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period.

The odds of winning the Sweepstakes depend on the total number of eligible entries.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, each participant fully and unconditionally agrees to, and accepts these, Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.

Prize:  There is one prize (“Prize”).  The Prize is a St. Jude swag bag that consists of a St. Jude Inspiration4 duffel bag, a St. Jude Inspiration4 branded Vest, St. Jude patient art tee and a St. Jude Inspiration4 hat. The approximate fair market value of the Prize is $300 and is subject to change.  The actual value may be more or less. The Prize is not transferable.  Winning the Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. 

Determination of Winner:  There will be five winners (each, “a Winner” or “Winners”) of the Sweepstakes. On or about July 12, 2021, the Winners will be randomly selected from the eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.  A Winner is not required to be present to win.  The determination of the Winners by the Sponsor is final and binding on all participants.  The Winners will be notified via email within approximately one (1) week of the Sweepstakes Period.  Upon notification, the Winners will be asked for preferred sizing for the Prize. The Prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternative winner if a Winner does not respond within seven (7) days of notification or if two (2) attempts to contact a Winner by email are not successful. The Prize is not transferable.

Taxes:  The value of the Winner’s prize is includible in the Winners’ income.  Sponsor may be required to report the actual value of the Winners’ prize to the Internal Revenue Service.  The Winners agree to provide his or her valid name, address, and Social Security number to Sponsor for tax reporting purposes.  The Winners are responsible for paying all federal, state, and local income and other applicable taxes that are due in connection with receipt of his/her prize.

Additional Agreements:  The Winner may be required to execute a Winner Notification Agreement with ALSAC/St. Jude as a condition of accepting the Prize.  The agreement includes releases of liability in favor of ALSAC and St. Jude

Consent to Publicity:  Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Sweepstakes, the Winners consent to ALSAC’s and St. Jude’s use of his or her name and/or photograph in any publicity, publications, promotional and marketing material, advertising, and any other print materials, web pages, electronic or other communications published or distributed by ALSAC/St. Jude without compensation and without notice and agrees to sign an agreement to this effect. 

Miscellaneous Conditions:  In the event that the operation or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired or prevented in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, change of condition, or other technical problems, the Sponsor may in their sole discretion, either: (a) terminate the Sweepstakes; (b) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Rules; and/or (c) substitute other prizes for any prize set forth in these Rules that becomes unavailable for any reason. The Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or acting in violation of these Rules. Failure to accept a prize, timely, and pursuant to the terms stated therein, will result in such Winner’s automatic forfeiture of his/her prize with no substitution or alternative prize available.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision.  By providing his/her contact information, each participant consents to receiving emails and mailings from Sponsor.

Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) electronic transmissions that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, damaged or misdirected; (ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, deletions, defects, communication failures or (iii) causes beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor will not be responsible if weather conditions, event cancellations, acts of God or other circumstances beyond their control prevent the Prize or the Sweepstakes from taking place.

Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished in connection with the Sweepstakes.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, PRIZES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.  SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS IN THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and each of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all injuries, claims, losses, damages, actions and/or liability arising out of or in connection with, directly or indirectly, participation in and/or entry into the Sweepstakes or acceptance, delivery, possession, use or misuse of any prize received in this Sweepstakes.  The determinations of the Sponsor are final and binding with respect to any matter arising out of the interpretation or application of these Rules.

Sponsor expects all athletes to honor the Strava Community Standards, which includes abiding by all health advisements and restrictions in your area prior to undertaking any physical activity.

For a list of winners, send a hand-written, self-addressed, stamped envelope to St. Jude Race to Space Sweepstakes Winner, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Requests for the winner list must be received within sixty (60) days of the end of the Sweepstakes.