Future is Bright - Official Rules

The Future is Bright Sweepstakes Official Rules



  1. How to Enter:

    Entries to the Future is Bright College Fund Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes"), will be accepted on line from July 16, 2018 at 12:00 PM PST ending on September 10, 2018 at 11:59 P.M. PST (the "Sweepstakes Period"). To enter visit www.bixbee.com/pages/futureisbrightsweepstakes, and follow the directions provided to complete the entry form to receive one (1) entry. Entries are limited to one (1) entry per household and per email address throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received in excess of the above-stated limitation or after the end of the Sweepstakes Period will be void. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of such automated devices or programs, script, macro or any other means which subvert the entry process will be void and will result in disqualification. Entries are the property of the Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned. All entries must be received by September 10, 2018 11:59 P.M. PST to be eligible.


  2. Eligibility: 

    Open only to legal residents of the United States (excluding FL, NY and RI) and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older and located within the United States at the time of entry. Void in Florida, New York and Rhode Island, and outside the United States and District of Columbia, and where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of the Sponsors, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted.


  3. Prizes:

    Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize consisting of a Series EE Savings Bond worth $5000.00 to be awarded to one (1) Grand Prize winner. If eligible winner is 18 years of age but still deemed a minor in his/her state of residence, Sponsors reserve the right to award such prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein.

    Secondary Prizes: Two (2) Secondary Prizes consisting of various product items to be awarded to two 2 Secondary Prize winners. Each of the two product packages includes:

    - Bixbee backpack or duffle (up to $30 value)
    - Fun Pasta 6-pack of Pastabilities® Fun Pasta, each 14 oz. bags: Halloween, Gobble Gobble, Snowman, Penguin Party, Naughty or Nice, and Eat your Heart Out
    - Kids Embrace No Back Booster (up to $30 value)
    - Soapbox Staff Favorite Bundle ($31.95 value)
    - Western Chief Sandals (one pair up to $20 value)

    Prizes cannot be transferred, assigned, substituted, or redeemed for cash, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All applicable federal, state or local taxes, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance not specified herein as being provided are the responsibility of the winner. All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsors. Limit of one (1) prize per person. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.


  4. Random Drawing, Winner Notification and Awarding of Prizes: The one (1) Grand Prize winner and two (2) Secondary Prize winners will be selected by a random drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period, on or about September 10, 2018. Drawing will be conducted by an independent judging organization whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.


  5. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


  6. Winners:Potential winners will be notified by e-mail on or about September 11, 2018. Winners will be required to respond to the e-mail to acknowledge receipt of the prize within five (5) calendar days of notification and have a valid Social Security Number in order to receive the Savings Bond. Winners may also be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within five (5) calendar days of notification. If the acknowledgment, and if required, the signed Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release are not received within five (5) calendar days of notification the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner at the discretion of the Sponsor. Winner’s names will be announced on Facebook by September 16, 2018. The Sponsors shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winner’s spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information.


  7. Rights granted by you: By entering the Sweepstakes, all entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules. By entering the Sweepstakes, all winners agree that (except where prohibited by law) Sponsors, or their respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right to print, publish, broadcast, distribute and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the world, your entry including without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further notice, review, permission or compensation from you or any other third party.


  8. Limitation of Liability:  By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that Sponsors and their promotional and advertising agencies, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support of the Sweepstakes, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, “Released Parties”) shall have no liability and shall be held harmless for any damage, loss or liability to person or property, due in whole or part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, use or misuse of the prize or participation in the Sweepstakes. Sponsors and their advertising and promotion agencies are not responsible for lost, late, garbled, delayed, destroyed, inaccurate, misdirected or stolen entries or transmissions, or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend part or all of the Sweepstakes should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Sponsors corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsors may select potential winner[s] in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the date of cancellation or suspension. Released Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by Sponsors, entrants or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries which may damage a user’s computer or system or limit a entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. Sponsors may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning the prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that such entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, or threaten any other entrants or Sponsors’ representatives. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. CAUTION — ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL AVAILABLE REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.


  9. Disputes: As a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, except where prohibited, you agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved between the parties, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsors in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.


  10. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winner’s names or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped addressed envelope to 1049 Market Street, Suite 216, San Francisco, CA 94103. Requests must be received no later than September 20, 2018.


  11. Sweepstakes Sponsors:

    1049 Market Street, Suite 216, San Francisco, CA 94103
    Fun Pasta Fundraising, P.O. Box 159245, Nashville, TN 37215
    Kids Embrace LLC, 6711 Odessa Ave, Van Nuys, CA 91406
    Soapbox Soaps LLC, 1027 33rd St NW Suite 250, Washington, DC 20007
    Western Chief, 5530 S 226th Street. Kent, WA 98032

Together (the “Sponsors”)