Ascend Federal Credit Union
Scholarship Early Bird Sweepstakes and Giveaway 2018
Official Rules and Regulations
DATES: Dec. 18, 2017 – Feb. 16, 2018
SWEEPSTAKES: Ascend Federal Credit Union (Ascend) will select one (1) Grand Prize winner from all entries.
GIVEAWAY: Ascend will deposit $10 into the savings account of all members who complete a scholarship application before Feb. 16, 2018.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Ascend Scholarship Early Bird Sweepstakes (Sweepstakes) entry period begins Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 at midnight (CT) and ends on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (CT) (“Entry Period”). Entry into the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion. Entries received prior to or after the entry period are not eligible for the offer.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of Tennessee who are 18 years or older. Ascend employees, their immediate family members, Ascend volunteers, and Board members are not eligible for this offer. Only individual persons may participate. Registration or participation from any corporation or other entity shall not be accepted or considered valid.
HOW TO ENTER: The following steps must be completed to enter the Sweepstakes:
- Complete an Ascend Scholarship application during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Applications that have been started but not completed during the Sweepstakes entry period will not be eligible. All entries received before or after the prescribed dates are ineligible for a prize.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN GIVEAWAY: Purchase or banking relationship does not increase odds of winning. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Registration forms must be complete and accurate to qualify, and no changes are permitted once submitted. All information submitted becomes the property of Ascend and will not be acknowledged or returned. All submissions must be received during Sweepstakes Entry Period.
Incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified. Ascend is not responsible for any potential technical issues or other difficulties that may arise during the entry process.
Limit one sweepstakes entry per person.
WINNERS: There will be one (1) Grand Prize winner. The winner will be selected at random and announced after the Sweepstakes Entry Period has come to a close.
Ascend will attempt to notify the potential winner within ten (10) business days of selection by email or telephone number on the entry form at the time of entry. Prize forfeiture will occur: If a potential winner is unreachable after five (5) business days, if the prize notification is undeliverable, or if a potential winner declines acceptance of the prize. In these instances, Ascend may award the prize to a randomly selected alternate potential winner. Ascend is not responsible nor shall have liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. Ascend is not responsible for any potential technical or other difficulties that may arise during the selection process. The potential winner of the giveaway is subject to verification by Ascend, whose decision as to the administration and operation of the giveaway and the selection and verification of potential winner is final and binding in all matters related to the giveaway. All information submitted becomes the property of Ascend and will not be acknowledged or returned. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
The odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries. Entrants waive the right to assert, as a cost of winning the prize(s), any and all costs of redemption or travel to redeem the prize. The prize(s) is non-transferable and no substitution of prize is permitted without the written permission of Ascend, which reserves the right to substitute the prize(s) with another prize of equal or greater value. Ascend will report all prize winnings to the appropriate state and federal agencies as required by applicable law. All taxes, fees, surcharges or liabilities relating to the prize(s) are the sole responsibility of the winner. Payment of any federal state or local taxes will be the obligation of the winner, and any costs not specifically identified herein are the responsibility of the prize winner.
GRAND PRIZE: One (1) laptop computer. Approximate retail value: $400.
The prize is non-transferrable and no substitution of prize is permitted without the written permission of Ascend, which reserves the right to substitute the offer with another reward of equal or greater value. Ascend will report all offer winnings to the appropriate state and federal agencies as required by applicable law. All taxes, fees, surcharges or liabilities relating to the prize(s) are the sole responsibility of the reward recipient. Reward recipients may be required to provide a W-9 or tax related information in connection with the offer reward. Payment of any federal state or local taxes will be the obligation of the reward recipient, and any costs not specifically identified herein are the responsibility of the reward recipient.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Ascend reserves the right to add, delete, or revise these official rules as necessary without notice. Ascend is not responsible for printing errors or omissions. These official rules supersede any published advertising. Entrants agree to hold Ascend, and each of their officers, directors, employees, members, representatives and agents harmless from any liability arising from participation in this campaign. Ascend is not responsible for any negligence, claims, liability, injury, property loss or other damages arising from, or in connection with, acceptance of prize or participation in this campaign. Ascend is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, or mutilated entries or other materials or bona fide human processing errors. Further, Ascend is not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical or computer failures of any kind, including any which may affect your entry in this campaign. Ascend reserves the right to disqualify entrants who fail to follow these Official Rules and regulations, who tamper with the entry process, or who make any misrepresentations relative to this campaign. Ascend shall have the absolute right to determine if an entry is in compliance with these Official Rules without notice to the person attempting to enter. By entering this campaign, the entrant grants Ascend and those acting under its authority permission to use his/her name, photograph, voice and/or likeness, image, biographical information and statements, at any time, for advertising, trade, publicity, and promotional purposes without additional compensation, in any and all media, worldwide, without notice, review, or approval.