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The 2018 Micro Center Maker Student Contest (the "Contest") is sponsored by Micro Electronics, Inc. ("Sponsor"), the parent company of Micro Center.
Rules to the Contest are posted at http://www.microcenter.com/site/content/2018-Maker-Student-Contest-Rules.aspx (the "Sponsor Site"). The Contest is governed by these Official Rules (the "Rules") and the laws of the United States. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
No purchase is necessary to enter.
Who can Enter?
The Contest is open to any person who is all of the following: (i) a student who is enrolled in school (ii) a legal resident of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico); and (iii) thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of entry. Officers, directors, and employees of Sponsor, PowerSpec, Vex Robotics and their vendors, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, or agents (including without limitation advertising and promotion agencies), as well as their immediate families and household members, are NOT eligible to participate in the Contest or win a prize.
The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed by, or associated with Facebook or Twitter.
How to Enter:
Potential entrants may enter the Contest by doing each of the following:
Potential entrants may enter the Contest beginning July 16, 2018 and must enter no later than 11:59 pm ET on September 16, 2018. Notification of winning will be provided only by email. Late, incomplete, computer-generated script, or other automated entries are not eligible and are void. Sponsor is not responsible for telephone, modem, or facsimile machine failure, or for incomplete, garbled, or delayed transmissions.
Student Prize Package: PowerSpec 3D printer (SKU 736710) valued at $899.99 and Innovation First Vex Robotics Motorized Arm Kit (SKU 332593) valued at $59.99.
The Prize awarded to the winning student entrant must be picked up in person from the nearest Micro Center within 14 days after the winner is notified. The student winner is solely responsible for the reporting and payment of any federal, state, local, and other taxes, fees, customs, duties, insurance, or other amounts owed on the Prize (or any component thereof) or any other liabilities incurred in connection with the Contest. For purposes of compliance with tax regulations, the winner must provide his or her Social Security number or taxpayer identification number to claim the Prize. Only the student winner will need to provide this information.
School Prize Package: The school of the winning student will receive one PowerSpec 3D printer (SKU 736710) valued at $899.99 plus two Vex Robotics Innovation First Robotics Construction Kits (SKU 669838) valued at $299.99 each for an entire classroom of up to 30 students.
Student Winner Selection:
The Contest judges will select from Tweets in response to the question the question “What would you make with 3D printer and Robotics Construction Kit?” using #RuleTheSchool as the hashtag. The winning tweet will be selected by the judges based on the overall appeal of the Tweet. All decisions of the judges are final.
Notification of Winning:
Notification to the winner of the Student Prize Package will be provided only by email. Sponsor is not responsible for telephone, modem, or facsimile machine failure, or for incomplete, garbled, or delayed transmissions.
Winner Notification and Prize Claim:
The winner will be notified via email sent to the address specified in the winner's entry within five business days following the end of the Contest. The winner (or his parents or legal guardian, if a minor) will be required to respond to the email to acknowledge winner's desire to receive the Prize, and winner may be required to (i) provide his or her full mailing address, which address must be within the United States (excluding Puerto Rico), (ii) verify his or her social security number or taxpayer identification number, and (iii) sign and return a release of liability, declaration of eligibility, and where lawful, a publicity release, upon Sponsor's request.
If (a) Sponsor does not receive the winner's complete response (or the winner's parent's or legal guardian's complete response if winner is a minor) within the time specified in the Prize notification, (b) the Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, (c) the winner fails to sign and return any required documents according to Sponsor's instructions, (d) the winner otherwise fails to claim the Prize properly, or (e) the winner is determined to be ineligible, then the Prize will be awarded to a replacement winner.
The replacement winner will need to satisfy all of the requirements of these Rules. This process will be repeated until the Prize is awarded. It is the sole responsibility of each Entrant to notify Sponsor of any change in email address. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted a winning entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Micro Center Insider Account Holder of the email account specified in the entry.
Micro Center will contact the principal of the winning school by email after the winner fulfills all requirements to claim their prize. Micro Center officials will present the Grand Prize to the school in person at the school or other location of the school’s choosing. Officials from the school must sign a liability waiver and a publicity release granting Sponsor to use without additional compensation, the school name, and the name, title, likeness, photograph, voice, and biographical material of those school officials receiving the prize for Sponsors advertising, marketing, promotion and other purposes, except to the extent prohibited by law.
Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entrant that Sponsor determines (a) has tampered with the entry process, the operation of the Contest, or the Sponsor Site or affiliated websites, (b) has acted in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy or harass Sponsor, other Entrants, or any other person or entity; or (c) to be ineligible under, or otherwise in violation of, these Rules or any of the Policies. Any attempt by an Entrant to commit any of the acts of misconduct set forth in this section may be a violation of civil and criminal law and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from such Entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend, modify, or terminate the Contest at any time for any reason, including but not limited to as a result of fraud, financial or administrative difficulties, a technical problem (such as a computer virus/bug), or unauthorized intervention that corrupts the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper functioning of the Contest. Should the Contest ever terminate, notice will be posted on the Sponsor Site and Sponsor will announce an alternate means for awarding the Prize.
By entering the Contest, each Entrant represents and warrants to Sponsor that: (i) the Entrant meets all eligibility requirements of the Contest (including, without limitation, that Entrant is at least thirteen (13) years of age); (ii) the Entrant is the owner of the email address through which Entrant registered for the Contest; and (iii) in entering the Contest, the Entrant will comply in all respects with these Rules, the Policies, and all applicable statutes, orders, regulations, and other laws.
Limits of Liability - Release:
By entering the Contest, each Entrant agrees that the neither the Sponsor nor Facebook will have any responsibility whatsoever for losses or damages of any kind that result from entry or participation in the Contest or the acceptance, possession, or use of any Prize.
Use of Data:
Sponsor reserves the right to collect and use any information related to the Contest, including information on Entrants obtained through the registration for the Contest, in any manner permitted by the Policies or these Rules, including permitting third parties to collect and store such information on its behalf. Each Entrant acknowledges and agrees that all entry data submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By entering the Contest, each Entrant grants to Sponsor the right to use and publish Entrant's name, username, state of residence, and any other information in the winning entry both online and in print, in connection with the Contest, without additional compensation, except to the extent prohibited by law. By accepting the Prize, the winner acknowledges and agrees to the use by Sponsor, without additional compensation, of his or her name, likeness, photograph, voice, and biographical material for Sponsor's advertising, marketing, promotion and other purposes, except to the extent prohibited by law. Other than as set forth in these Rules, Sponsor will treat any personal information provided in connection with the Contest in accordance with the Policies.
Intellectual Property:These Rules, the Sponsor Site, and all other Contest-related materials and code are protected by Sponsor's copyrights. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted materials, trademarks or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of the owner is strictly prohibited.
Any dispute between Sponsor and an Entrant arising out of or relating to these Rules, the Contest, or the Prize (or any component thereof) must be brought exclusively in the state courts located in Franklin County, Ohio on of such courts. If any part of these Rules is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or otherwise unenforceable, such part will be modified by such court to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable while preserving to the maximum extent possible the original intent of Sponsor, and the remaining parts of these Rules will remain in full force and effect. ©2018 Micro Electronics, Inc. All rights reserved. Micro Center is a registered trademark of Micro Electronics, Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective corporations.