NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. MANY WILL ENTER; FEW WILL WIN.
ELIGIBILITY: This sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the United States who are between 6 and 14 years old at the time of entry.Entries are limited to individuals only; commercial enterprises and business entities are not eligible. Employees or contract employees of the sponsor, the National Geographic Society (the “Sponsor”); Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company; Random House, Inc.; Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group; Mind Candy Ltd; and their affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotional agencies and their immediate families or persons living in the same household of such individuals, are ineligible.
SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
SCHEDULE: The sweepstakes begins on April 12, 2012, and ends on May 31, 2012. Entries must be postmarked by May 31, 2012, and received by June 7, 2012 (one week later).
HOW TO ENTER: To enter, send in the magazine entry form; or go to http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/contests/2012-get-caught-reading/ to print out and complete an entry form; or use a 3 x 5 card to print your first and last name, age, complete address, city, state, zip code, daytime telephone number, date of birth, and get your parent/guardian’s signature, and indicate if you would like to receive a free trial issue of Moshi Monsters magazine. By their signature, parents/legal guardians consent to their child’s participation and agree to these Official Rules. Put the entry in an envelope, affix first-class postage, and send it to the Sponsor at: 2012 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS Get Caught Reading—BR, 1145 17th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (“Mailing Address”). Limit one entry per person. Subsequent entries will be disqualified. All entries become the property of the Sponsor. They will not be returned or acknowledged. The Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, illegible, or postage-due mail. Entries are void if they are in whole or in part illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error, or obtained through fraud or theft. All eligible entrants are eligible to receive a single issue of Moshi Monsters magazine. To redeem your issue, simply check the box on the entry form or indicate on your 3 x 5 card that you would like to receive the magazine. For those who opt in, the Sponsor will provide the entrant’s mailing address to Mind Candy Ltd. for the sole purpose of fulfilling the onetime magazine delivery.
GRAND PRIZE: Fifty (50) grand-prize winners will be randomly selected. Each grand prize consists of the following: Ultimate U.S. Road Trip Atlas ($5.99), Almanac 2013 ($13.99), and 125 True Stories of Amazing Animals ($12.95), all provided by National Geographic Children’s Books; The Lemonade Wars, Book 3: The Bell Bandit ($15.99), and Just Grace and the Flower Girl Power ($15.99), both provided by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company; Charlie Joe Jackson’s Guide to Not Reading ($6.99) provided by Square Fish, an imprint of Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group; The Emerald Atlas ($17.99) provided by Random House Children’s Books; Moshi Monsters magazine eight-month subscription ($29.99) provided by Mind Candy Ltd. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $119.88 (U.S.) No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by winners permitted. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize in the event of unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.
JUDGING: Random selection of the winners will occur on or about June 12, 2012, from among all eligible entries received. The winners will be notified by mail on or about June 21, 2012. Limit one prize per person, family, or household. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
REDEMPTION AND VERIFICATION: To redeem the prize, winners must respond within ten (10) days of prize notification.
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless, the National Geographic Society; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company; Random House, Inc.; Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group; Mind Candy Ltd.; and their partners, affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any liability, claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in the sweepstakes or any sweepstakes-related activities and the acceptance, use, misuse, or possession of any prize received in this sweepstakes. Participants also agree (a) to be bound by these official rules and (b) that the decisions of the Sponsor are final on all matters relating to the sweepstakes. Winners will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility/liability release before the awarding of any prize. All federal, state, and local taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. If a prizewinner declines the prize or is unavailable for prize fulfillment, an alternate winner will be selected at random from all remaining eligible entries.
WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners after July 18, 2012, send a separate self-addressed, stamped envelope to the Sponsor at the Mailing Address (residents of Vermont need not include return postage).
NOTICE TO INDIVIDUALS: REMOVAL FROM MAILING LIST: To elect to have an individual’s name excluded from all lists used by Sponsor to mail contests or sweepstakes, submit a removal request in writing to the Sponsor at Mailing Address. Sponsor: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, 1145 17th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036.