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ClassWish.org Satellite Promotion

Official Promotion Rules


1. PROMOTION PERIOD: The ClassWish.org Satellite Promotion (“Promotion”) begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on April 30, 2014 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on October 31, 2014 (“Promotion Period”). Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The Promotion is sponsored by ClassWish Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (“Sponsor” or “ClassWish”).

2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open and offered to legal residents of Washington, D.C. and the 50 United States, who are at least 18 years of age or the age of legal majority (whichever is older) in their state of primary residence at time of entry. The Sweepstakes will run in the United States (“U.S.”) only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to U.S. law. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, independent contractors, consultants and interns) who have, within the last six (6) months, been employed by or performed services for Sponsor, Days of Our Lives, Soap Opera Digest, WellGood Classrooms LLC or any organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, administration, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes, together with all of their respective officers, directors, shareholders (other than shareholders in public companies), agents and representatives (collectively with Twitter, “Sweepstakes Entities”), are not eligible to win or enter. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are not eligible to enter or win. “Household Members” shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. “Immediate Family Members” shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

Do not enter the Promotion if you are (i) not a legal U.S. resident residing in the 50 United States or D.C.; (ii) not 18 years of age at the time you enter the Promotion; and (iii) do not satisfy the conditions set forth as “Educator Representations” displayed at http://classwish.org/classwish/user_agreement.

3. HOW TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period, there are several ways to enter the Promotion. You can earn a maximum of five thousand (5,000) entries (“Maximum Entry Limitation”) in the following ways:

(A) Educators Must Opt in to the Promotion in Order to Enter or Win

If you are an eligible Educator, find your school on http://ClassWish.org and follow the instructions to create a wish list if you do not already have one. The URL of your ClassWish wish list page will be akin to this URL of a sample teacher: http://classwish.org/teachers/15700-Mo-Zart. If you are logged into the ClassWish.org web site, you will see on your own teacher wish list page a banner that links to a web page we refer to as “Your Own Satellite Promotion Entry Page.” The URL of Your Own Satellite Promotion Entry Page will be akin to this URL for a sample teacher: http://classwish.org/teachers/15700-Mo-Zart/win/satellite. On Your Own Satellite Promotion Entry Page, opt in to enter the ClassWish.org Satellite Promotion. If you have more than one ClassWish wish list page, you may only enter the Satellite Promotion via one of them. When you enter in this way, you will receive ten chances to win.

If (and only if) you enter in accordance with the directions in the prior paragraph, then the actions specified below and taken by your or others (whether taken before or after you enter) will earn additional chances for you to win the ClassWish.org Satellite Promotion.

(B) Sign Up for Newsletters

Visit—or have others visit— Your Own Satellite Promotion Entry Page. When you or others follow the directions provided to sign-up to receive one or more of the eligible newsletters, you will receive one (1) entry for each eligible newsletter sign-up that uses a valid email address. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address per eligible newsletter. Multiple sign-ups from a single ISP may be considered to be spam and may be disallowed. You and others may sign up for any eligible newsletter only once.

(C) Invite More Teachers to Create Wish Lists

Visit—or have others visit— Your Own Satellite Promotion Entry Page. You or others can share the personalized URL provided there when you invite other eligible Educators to sign-up and create Wish Lists. If they use the personalized invitation URL that is provided on Your Own Satellite Promotion Entry Page when they join, then when they create a valid Wish List, you will get one additional chance to win for each such valid new educator Wish List. Multiple sign-ups from a single Educator will be disqualified.

(D) Get Others to Show Their Support

Have others visit Your Own Satellite Promotion Entry Page or your Wish List page. When they click the designated links to show their support (referred to as a “Like”). They must have joined ClassWish and must be logged in to do so. You will get one additional chance to win for each new Like from each valid supporter.

(E) Contributions

When you or others visit your Wish List page or Your Own Satellite Promotion Entry Page and donate any amount, then each such donation will earn one additional chance to win. If any donations are disputed or reversed, then each such dispute or reversal will cause the total number of chances to win to be reduced by twenty. This measure is provided to reduce the risk of people making and reversing multiple donations in order to generate more unearned chances to win. No purchase or donation necessary to enter or win, as other means of entry are set forth above.

If you are directly soliciting using the Personalized Promotion Banners and Personalized Promotion Links, you should only directly solicit individuals with whom you have an established relationship. You may direct people to click on your Personalized Promotion Banners or your Personalized Promotion Links in any ways that (i) do not violate the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 (any contestant who violates that Act, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, will be disqualified from participation in the Promotion and will not be eligible to win the Prize), and (ii) do not violate the rules or terms of use of other web sites or organizations. You can distribute messages encouraging people to visit your pages on ClassWish in various ways, including without limitation, through email, Facebook, Twitter, your website or blog, or other sites and media.

All entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. PT on October 31, 2014 to be eligible. Important: The Promotion Entities are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, delayed, misdirected, undeliverable, mutilated, destroyed or stolen entries. All entries submitted become property of Sponsor and will not be confirmed or returned.

Entries are null and void and will be rejected if not submitted in accordance with these rules and through authorized, legitimate channels or if any part of an entry is incomplete, unreadable, or unintelligible, illegible, mutilated or tampered with in any way, or if they contain or reflect printing, typographical, mechanical, or other errors. Entries generated by a macro, script or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process will be disqualified.

4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: A random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor or its representative on or about November 15, 2014 (“Drawing Date”), from all eligible entries timely received to select the potential winner. Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner by telephone, mail and/or email, depending on the information provided upon entry, within approximately 72 hours of the Drawing Date. Potential winner will be required to respond to the notification within 7 calendar days of date of first attempted notification. If potential winner fails to respond timely to the notification he/she may forfeit the Prize (as defined in paragraph 5 below) and Sponsor will have the right, at its discretion and time permitting, to award the Prize to an alternate winner. Potential winner will be required to verify address and return an affidavit of eligibility, liability and, unless prohibited, publicity release, within seven (7) days of date of issuance. The return of any prize notification as undeliverable, failure to return all required documentation within the specified time period or noncompliance with these Official Rules may result in forfeiture of the Prize and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, awarding of the Prize to an alternate winner. The Prize will not be awarded until all such properly executed forms are returned and the verification process has been completed.

Important: The Sponsor or its representatives will make a good faith effort to reach the winner or any alternates, as applicable, but the Promotion Entities shall, in no event, be responsible for any inability or failure to reach the winner or any alternates. The Promotion Entities reserve the right to cancel, modify or suspend the Promotion in the event that the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, because of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion. Notwithstanding any such cancellation, modification or suspension, any and all donations made to ClassWish are and shall remain non-refundable. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserve the right to award the Prize at random from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of such action.

5. PRIZE/ODDS: The winner will win the opportunity for his or her classroom to work with the Ardusat team to run example experiments via Nanosatisfi’s online resources, and use the EduKit to prepare their classroom to write their own experiment. Any proposed experiments will be tested in advance on an Earth-based satellite before being transmitted to space to be run aboard the Ardusat satellite, but there is no assurance and no guaranty that the experiments will work as planned.

This prize includes the following resources: 1 experiment week aboard the satellite; 1 EduKit for in-the-classroom experiments; Unlimited access to online resources.

The Prize is not commercially available and therefore has no retail value. Providing the prize experience is soley the responsibility of Nanosatisfi Inc., which is contributing the prize. Nanosatisfi Inc. has agreed to make reasonable best efforts to begin the prize experience within 60 days of the selection of the winner, but is not responsible for delays, including delays caused by disruptions of Nanosatisfi’s business. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries timely received.

PRIZE RELATED LOGISTICS: Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. If the winner cannot accept the Prize as stated, the Prize may be forfeited. Prize may not be transferred, substituted or redeemed for cash by the winner. If Nanosatisfi Inc. is unable to provide the prize for any reason, it will donate one thousand dollars to the ClassWish wish list of the winner. Any costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not stated in these Official Rules as being provided are solely the responsibility of the winner.

7. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Participants agree (a) to abide by these Official Rules and all decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to these Promotion; (b) that Promotion Entities will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by the participants against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the Prize or participation in this Promotion or any Promotion related activity; (c) except where legally prohibited, to grant (and agree to confirm that grant in writing) permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use his/her name, city and state of residence, photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising, trade and/or publicity purposes, in any manner, without additional compensation, in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice review or approval; and (d) that Sponsor may collect the personal information submitted by participant, and use the information pursuant to Sponsor’s privacy policy available on Sponsor’s website at http://ClassWish.org/classwish/privacy. The Promotion Entities are not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of entries, the downloading of the application or other communications on the site, the announcement of the Prize or in any Promotion-related materials. Promotion Entities are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion. Promotion Entities are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading materials from or use of any website. Sponsor may prohibit you from participating in the Promotion or winning the Prize if, in its sole discretion, Sponsor determines that you are attempting to undermine, tamper with, or abuse any aspect of the Promotion, by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or representatives of Sponsor or any Promotion Entity, and Sponsor reserve the right to terminate such Participant’s eligibility.


Any entries in violation of these Rules may be deleted by Sponsor. Any pattern of violation may, at the election of the Sponsor, result in disqualification of the Educator.

Any dispute will be reviewed by representatives of Sponsor. Their decision and resolution will be final.

8. REMOVAL FROM MAILING LIST: By entering the Promotion, you agree to receive informational and promotional communications periodically from the Sponsor. If you want to opt-out of receiving any such communications and be removed from lists for all future mailings, including drawings, send an email to unsubscribe [at] ClassWish.org or a letter stating your desire to be so removed together with your email address and the Promotion name to Sponsor at the address set out in section 10 below.

9. WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the winner (available after December 30, 2014), mail a self-addressed stamped envelope in a separate, first class stamped envelope addressed to ClassWish Satellite Promotion – Winner’s Name to ClassWish at the address set out in section 10 below. Requests for winner’s name must be received by February 28, 2014.

10. Sponsor:

ClassWish, Inc.
401 Seventh Avenue
Office level B
New York, NY 10001
Website: http://ClassWish.org

ClassWish Eligibility Requirements

ClassWish invites leaders of FIRST Robotics teams and also invites teachers, student teachers, substitute teachers, part-time after school teachers, staff developers, librarians, guidance counselors, school nurses, coaches, principals, administrators, other school employees directly serving students in an educational capacity, and officers acting on behalf of school Parent Teacher Association units recognized by the National Parent Teacher Association and on behalf of other parent teacher organizations (collectively, “Educators”) in K-12, public, magnet and charter schools, and private and parochial that are exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and that are in the 50 states or the District of Columbia (collectively, “Allowed Schools”) to create wish lists (“Wish Lists”) indicating the supplies and equipment they need for their students to excel and to submit requests (“Requests”) for ClassWish to provide particular items funded by contributions to such Wish Lists.

Funded Requests cannot be transferred to another Educator.

In order to register on ClassWish.org and create Wish Lists and Requests, you must attest to the following:

  • I confirm that I am a leader of a FIRST Robotics team or am an Educator in an Allowed School, as those terms are defined above;
  • The activities for which I intend to use any items received through ClassWish are legal and fall within the standards of my state and/or local board or department of education, and the policies of my school or, in the case of FIRST Robotics team leaders, fall within the standards of FIRST Robotics;
  • All information I provide to ClassWish is accurate, and I will promptly update the information to keep it accurate;
  • Any Requests I submit and any funding or items I receive are solely for use in my classroom and/or school, or in the case of FIRST Robotics team leaders are solely for use by my FIRST team, and any items I request through ClassWish will not be for my or anyone else’s personal use;
  • I agree that any items provided to me by ClassWish shall become and remain the property of (i) the school to which ClassWish has them delivered, and I will not take such items to another school, or (ii) in the case of a FIRST Robotics team such items provided to me by ClassWish or purchased with funds provided to me by ClassWish shall become and remain the property of the FIRST Robotics team or, if such is dissolved, shall become the property of FIRST Robotics.
  • I commit to including in my Wish Lists and Requests only items that will benefit my students’ education, including extracurricular activities, and to use any items that I receive from ClassWish only for such purposes.
  • I agree that in the event that ClassWish determines that any items I received through ClassWish are not being used in accordance with these Eligibility Requirements, I will return such items to ClassWish at my expense. In the case of FIRST teams, ClassWish may rely on the determination of FIRST Robotics in this regard.

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