OFFICIAL RULES
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS!
ELMER’S SLIME SQUAD
PRESENTED BY ELMER’S®
OFFICIAL RULES

OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE PHILIPPINES WHO ARE AT LEAST SIX (6) YEARS OLD TO TWELVE (12) YEARS OLD AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. THE ENTRANT MUST HAVE HIS/HER PARENT/LEGAL GUARDIAN ENTER ON HIS/HER BEHALF.

MANY WILL ENTER, FEW WILL WIN.

The ELMER’S SLIME SQUAD (“Contest”) is sponsored by Times Trading Co., Inc. (“Sponsor”), 523-525 Quintin Paredes St., Binondo, Manila.

1.0 CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest begins on October 1, 2018, at 12:00 PM and ends on January 13, 2019, at 11:59:59 PM ET (“Contest Period”). The Contest Period consists of two (2) slime categories and two (2) age categories, each category defined below:
Slime Categories Definition
Most Colorful Slime Slime with various colors; using different colors of Elmer’s Glue
Fanciest Slime Slime using different add ons, decorations, textures

Age Category Definition
Juniors open to kids six (6) to nine (9) years of age upon entering the Contest
Tweens open to kids ten (10) to twelve (12) years of age upon entering the Contest
Each category has their own Entry periods (each, an “Entry Period”), and each followed by a “Voting Period” and “Judging Period”, as set forth below:

1.1 Entry Period

Slime
Category
Age
Category
Entry Start Date Last Submission of Entries Viewing Period End Date Judging Period Anouncement of Winners
Most Colorful Slime JUNIORS/TWEENS OCTOBER 1,2018 at 12:00 PM JANUARY 13,2019 at 11:59 PM JANUARY 20,2019 at 11:59 PM JANUARY 23,2019 at 4:00 PM JANUARY 27,2019 at 3:00 PM
Fanciest Slime

At the conclusion of the Contest Period, the First Prize Winners for each age category (total of four [4] first prize winners) will be judged to determine the Grand Prize Winner. Administrator’s computer is the official clock of the Contest (following Philippine Standard Time).

2.0 ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is open only to legal residents of the Philippines who are at least six (6) years old at the time of Entry. Entrants who are between six (6) and twelve (12) years of age must have their parent/legal guardian’s consent to enter and participate to this contest and follow all rules stated herein. Employees of Sponsor, Administrator, and each of their respective owners, parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, 2 representatives, advertising and promotion agencies, agents (collectively, “Contest Entities”) and each of their immediate family members (e.g., spouse, parent, child, sibling, and their respective spouses and the “steps” of each, regardless of where they reside) are not eligible to enter or win.

Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions and interpretations, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Entrants and/or potential winners may be required to provide proof of identification and eligibility as required by Sponsor or Administrator. For purposes of the Contest, an entrant’s residential address must be their current physical address at the time of Entry. Entrants will not be allowed to change any of the details they have provided after their registration.

3.0 HOW TO ENTER:

A. CREATE YOUR OWN SLIME MAKING VIDEO USING ELMER’S GLUE

During an Entry Period, the entrant must create a slime making video using any of the following Elmer’s Glue products:
  • Elmer’s Glue All (130g bottle and up)
  • Elmer’s Glitter Glue Gel (177mL any color)
  • Elmer’s Clear Glue (5oz)
  • Elmer’s School Glue (118mL)
The slime making video, known as “Entry”, must include the following components:
  • Title of The Entry
  • Max of 1 minute introduction of the entrant
  • Minimum of 30 seconds explanation of the “Recipe”, a list of all slime ingredients used
  • Entry must be showing any of the prescribed Elmer’s Glue being used in the slime making
  • Must clearly show finished slime output
  • Entry must not exceed 5 minutes in length and should be less than 50mb

ENTRY GUIDELINES AND RESTRICTIONS

The Entry
  • Must be created solely by the entrant under strict supervision of their parent/legal guardian and may not be plagiarized, have been previously published or have previously won a prize or award;
  • Must be in English or Filipino or both, except for commonly understood foreign words;
  • Must follow the instructions and comply with these Official Rules;
  • Must not have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means;
  • Must not include Videos with individuals other than the entrant without prior approval from all participants. Entrant must be able to provide written proof of permission from any identifiable individual upon Sponsor’s request. If any such person is a minor the entrant must be his/her parent/legal guardian;
  • Must not disparage Sponsor, Administrator, or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Contest;
  • Must not contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including, but not limited to, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, including copyright infringement (including, but not limited to logos, trade names, or patented features). Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, blur any item that violates the foregoing and enter the Entry;
  • Must not include any third party logos or marks, except the Elmer’s logo/marks, which the Sponsor provides a limited release to entrants for purposes of entering the Contest only. Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, blur any item that violates the foregoing and enter the Entry;
  • Must not include personally identifiable information, including but not limited to facebook handles, phone numbers or e-mail addresses;
  • Must not contain material that is illegal in nature, inappropriate, indecent, lewd, pornographic, obscene, hateful, violent, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous (as determined by Sponsor at Sponsor’s sole discretion);
  • Must not contain, facilitate, reference, or use material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, ethnicity, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, political orientation, citizenship, ancestry, marital status, or age (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion);
  • May include the “Elmer’s” brand name in the Video and/or ingredient list, but must not contain any express or implied commercial endorsement;
  • Must not contain, facilitate, reference, or use material that promotes illegal drug use, alcohol abuse, or other illegal activity;
  • Must not contain material or statements that promote use of alcohol by minors, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message;
  • Must not contain any viruses, spyware, malware, or other malicious components that are designed to harm the functionality of a computer in any way; and
  • Must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where Entry is created;
  • Must use machinery or any equipment with adult supervision
  • Must not create slime that intentionally looks like, smells like, or is food;
  • Must not use add-ins in a recipe that are between ½ inch and 1 ½ inches in diameter, as they pose a choking hazard;
  • Must use only the following activators:
    • Contact Lens Solution and Baking Soda
    • Liquid Detergent
    • Elmer’s Magical Liquid
  • Must not use any of the below additives in ingredients:
    • borax (any pure or high concentration of borax diluted in liquid)
    • thermo-chromatic pigment (heat sensitive color changing powder)
    • Aerosol strings (silly string)
    • any poisonous, explosive substance, or any harmful chemicals
B. UPLOAD YOUR ENTRY

The entrant must visit www.elmerslimesquad.com to upload his/her Entry. Prior to uploading, the Entrant will be asked about his/her birthdate to confirm the age category he/she is eligible with. If the entrant does not meet the age qualifications, he/she will receive a notification on the website that his/her age is not eligible to join the contest.
Prior to uploading of entry, the Entrant will be asked to create an account by completing below required details:

  • Full Name of the entrant
  • Birth Date of the entrant

The following additional information will be required:

  • Full Name of the parent/legal guardian
    (as indicated in any of the Valid ID of the parent/legal guardian)
  • Birth Date of the parent/legal guardian
  • Complete address of the parent/legal guardian
  • Valid Email address of the parent/legal guardian
  • Cellphone Number of the entrant

Once the Entrant successfully created his/her account, an email confirmation will be sent to the email address of the parent/legal guardian. The parent/legal guardian must confirm their registration by clicking the link provided in the email in order to activate the account. Only confirmed accounts can start uploading videos.

The Entrant will be redirected to the page where he/she can upload his/her video. The Entrant will be asked for the following required information about the video he/she will be submitting:

  • Slime Category he/she is joining in
  • Title of his/her slime video
  • Recipe of his/her slime
The Entrant needs to locate the file on his local computer.

3.1 PARENTAL AUTHORIZATION: In order to proceed with the video upload, the parent/legal guardian must check the box of the following terms of the contest:
-I have read and hereby agree to the Official Rules of the contest.
-I hereby grant my Parental Consent for my child to join this contest.

The parent/legal guardian must read the Official Rules prior to clicking the “Submit” button. Both “Agree to the Official Rules” and “Grant my Parental Consent” boxes should be checked by the parent/guardian in order to proceed with the uploading. If the parent/legal guardian does not agree to the Official Rules of the contest, does not provide his/her parental consent or both, the uploading of video will not pursue even if the “Submit” button is clicked.

If the parent/legal guardian agrees to the conditions and clicks the “Submit” button, the uploading of the video will commence. Once completed, the Entrant will be redirected to a page confirming the successful uploading of his/her entry. An email will be sent to the parent/legal guardian’s email to confirm the uploading of the entry.

3.2 CONFIRMATION EMAIL: Once the consent has been given by the parent/legal guardian and the video uploading has been successful, the Entrant and the parent/legal guardian will receive an email containing their child’s entry link in the website. Receiving an email with the entry link means the entry is now available for viewing and can now garner video votes in the website.

3.3 ENTRY LIMIT: An Entrant can enter multiple slime making videos per day. However, an Entry must be unique and may only be submitted once for the entire contest. If the same Entry is entered more than once, all subsequent Entries submitted during the Contest Period using that same Entry will be void, and the entrant may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, be disqualified. For clarity, an entrant may submit multiple Entries during the Contest Period, but each Entry must be a unique glue slime ingredient list and Video. If the entrant submitted a video that was previously submitted for a different slime category, the Entries may, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, be disqualified.

3.4 ENTRY DISTRIBUTION: Entries will be placed into a publicly viewable on Elmer’s Slime Squad website and may be reposted on Elmer’s PH Facebook account. Submitting an Entry constitutes entrant’s (and if a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian’s) grant to Sponsor and its respective parents and affiliates, and the employees, officers, directors, licensees, designees, agents, 3 successors and assigns (collectively, “Grantees”), of a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, post, distribute, publish or create derivative works from and display the Entry in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional, advertising, public relations, trade show and/or marketing purposes, without further compensation, notification or permissions of any kind except where prohibited by law. If requested, entrant (and if a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its respective designees to make use of the nonexclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Entry. This license expressly includes a right (but not the obligation) for Sponsor to modify Entries to remove any third party intellectual property. Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, or alter the Entry for any purpose which Sponsor deems necessary or desirable, and each Entrant irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights they may have therein. Each entrant hereby acknowledges that such entrant does not reserve any rights in or to the Entry. The displaying of an Entry on any website/Facebook platform does not constitute verification of eligibility or compliance with these Official Rules and all Entries and entrants remain subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules as determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion.

3.5 NON-EXCLUSIVITY RIGHTS: UNLESS THE ENTRANT IS A WINNER, EACH ENTRANT REPRESENTS, UNDERSTANDS AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HE/SHE WILL NOT BE PAID FOR OR RECEIVE ANY FORM OF COMPENSATION OR ROYALTY (OTHER THAN THE PRIZE STATED HEREIN IF SELECTED AS A WINNER) IN EXCHANGE FOR GRANTING SPONSOR THE NON-EXCLUSIVE LICENSE RIGHTS OR FOR ANY SUBSEQUENT USE OF SUCH ENTRY BY SPONSOR. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Entry.

3.6 DISPLAY OF ENTRIES ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Entrants agree that Sponsor has the right, but not the obligation, to use and/or otherwise display the Entries as set forth above, and that if such Entries are, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, displayed on any website/Facebook platform, such Entries may be subject to third party comments that will be publicly viewable, and further, such Entries may also be saved, shared, and/or further e-mailed by such third parties on the internet or otherwise.

By submitting an Entry, an entrant hereby agrees to these Official Rules. All Entries are subject to confirmation and/or verification and compliance with these Official Rules as determined by Sponsor and/or Administrator. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any Entries that do not comply with the above terms, the Entry Guidelines and Requirements as set forth in below, or any other provision of these Official Rules.

3.8 MOBILE CHARGES: Note: If an entrant accesses the Website on his/her mobile device to enter this Contest, the entrant’s wireless service provider may charge the entrant for applicable data charges.Entrants should consult their wireless service provider regarding its pricing plans. Message and data rates may apply. Entrants should review their mobile device’s capabilities for specific mobile application instructions.

3.9 COMPLIANCE OF ENTRY GUIDELINES: By submitting an Entry, each entrant agrees that his/her Entry conforms to the Entry Guidelines and Restrictions set forth above and that Sponsor and/or Administrator may, at their sole and absolute discretion, disqualify him/her from the Contest if Sponsor/Administrator decides that his/her Entry fails to conform to the such requirements or any other provision of these Official Rules.

Each Entrant further agrees to release and hold harmless Contest Entities from any and all claims that any advertising subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of Sponsor violates entrant rights with regard to any Entry. Any Entry that does not comply with these Official Rules or that otherwise contains prohibited or inappropriate content as determined by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, will be disqualified, and if posted on websites and/or Facebook platforms related to this Contest, removed there from

4.0 PUBLIC VOTATION: Only the entries with email confirmation sent to the parent/guardian’s email address will be uploaded in the website and viewable in the Elmer’s Slime Squad Video Gallery. Once the Entry has been uploaded, all votes generated from the date of its upload until the end of the voting period will be counted. Votes generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Votes must be completed by the actual person using the website. Votes intended to improperly impact the integrity of the voting process, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, are void. Payment or other consideration in exchange for views is prohibited. Voters will not have any opportunity to win any prizes in this Contest.

5.0 VOTING PERIOD:Once the entry is made available in the Elmer’s Slime Squad Video Gallery, the entry can now accumulate votes. The Entrants will be given a link of their entry through email. The Entrant may share the link to his/her friends to gain video likes which is the main criteria for the semi-finals.

A voter may like an entry by visiting the link of the entry and clicking the “Vote” button. The system will ask the voter to provide his email address. Once the email address has been provided by the voter, an automated email will be sent to the said email address to confirm authenticity of the “Vote”. The voter must confirm his “Vote” in order to be counted. Only confirmed “Votes” within the voting period will be counted. Voting period starts on October 1, 2018, and ends in January 20, 2019 at 11:59pm.

A voter can only “Vote” an Entry once; an email address can only be used to “Vote” an Entry once. To clarify, an email address can be used to “Vote” multiple Entries, but can only cast a “Vote” once per Entry.

6.0 SEMI-FINALIST SELECTION: The ten (10) entries with the most number of “Votes” from each slime and age category by the end of the “Voting period” will be the semi-finalist of the contest. This means all “Votes” generated by the entry from the time it is made available for voting until the end of the voting period will be counted. All entries will still be available for voting in the website and may still capture video votes by the end of the voting period.

7.0 CRITERIA FOR JUDGING The Sponsor will be choosing a panel of three (3) qualified judges (“Judges”) from Elmer’s Philippines to give scores during the Judging Date. Judges will score each Entry according to the following weighted judging criteria (collectively, “Judging Criteria”):

(1) Creativity and Originality 60%
Creativity and Originality can be further defined as:
Originality of the Entry; not seen or created by others 30%
Uniqueness of the slime; innovation of slime 15%
Artistic quality of the final slime output 15%
(2) Clarity of Expression and Execution 40%
Clarity of Expression and Execution can be further defined as:
how the entrant explained his/her recipe in the video 15%
Confidence, projection and quality of expression of the entrant while explaining the slime making video 15%
Video Quality 10%
TOTAL 100%

To determine the ranking of winners, the scores of the qualified judges for the (1) Creativity and Originality and (2) Clarity of Expression and Execution will be combined.

Judging will be held on January 23, 2019, at Times Trading Co., Inc. office, under the supervision of a DTI representative.

8.0 WINNER SELECTION

The scores of the semi-finalist for each category will be ranked from highest to lowest to determine their possible places in the competition:

  • one (1) potential “First Prize Winner”
  • one (1) potential “Second Prize Winner”
  • one (1) potential “Third Prize Winner”
  • two (2) potential “Honorable Mentions”

Each Category will have its own sets of winners.

The entrant whose Entry receives the highest score from the Judges in a Category will be deemed the potential First Prize Winner (Category Winner). The entrant whose Entry receives the second-highest score from the Judges in a Category will be deemed the potential Second Prize Winner. The entrant whose Entry receives the third-highest score from the Judges in a Category will be deemed the potential Third Prize Winner. The entrants whose Entry falls on the fourth and fifth-highest score from the Judges in a Category will be deemed the potential Honorable Mentions. In the event of a tie, the tied Entries will be reviewed by the Judges and the Entry with the highest score in “Creativity and Originality” theme will be named the potential winner for that Category prize level. Each potential winner will be notified on or about three (3) to five (5) business day after the conclusion of the specific Judging Period.

The entrant with the highest number of votes by the end of the “Voting Period” regardless of the category he/she has participated in will be awarded with the “Special Award - People’s Choice Award”.

8.1 GRAND PRIZE SELECTION: Once all four (4) First Prize Winners have been confirmed, the First Prize winner with the highest weighted score based on the same Judging Criteria will be determined as the potential “Grand Prize Winner”. The potential Grand Prize Winner will be announced on January 27, 2019. The entrant can only win once for the entire contest regardless of the category he/she is joining in.

All winners are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Decisions of the Judges, Sponsor, and Administrator are final and binding.

9.0 PRIZES, APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”), AND ODDS OF WINNING:

A. Grand Prize (1 for the Contest Period):

The Grand Prize Winner will receive a “Grand Prize” package consisting of:

  1. a check made payable to the Grand Prize Winner in the amount of Php 100,000
  2. a year’s supply of Elmer’s Glue worth Php 10,000
  3. an educational tour to Kidzania Manila and Manila Ocean Park which includes the following
    - Tickets to Kidzania for the one (1) Grand Winner and one (1) parent/legal guardian (worth Php 1,870)
    -Tickets to Manila Ocean for the one (1) Grand Winner and one (1) parent/legal guardian Park (worth Php 1,990).
  4. Opportunity to star in a solo Elmer’s Slime Making Video in a full studio set up (video to be shown on Facebook). Opportunity to star in a solo Elmer’s Slime Making Video in a full studio set up has no value, and Grand Prize Winner will not receive any compensation for his/her involvement, aside from the Grand Prize as set forth above.

B. First Prize (1 per Age Category, 3 total for the Contest Period excluding the Grand Winner):

Each winner (excluding the Grand Prize winner) will receive the “First Prize” package consisting of the following:
  1. a check made payable to the First Prize Winners in the amount of Php 50,000
  2. a year’s supply of Elmer’s Glue worth Php 10,000
  3. an educational tour to Kidzania Manila and Manila Ocean Park which includes the following

    -Tickets to Kidzania for the one (1) Grand Winner and one (1) parent/legal guardian (worth Php 1,870)
    -Tickets to Manila Ocean for the one (1) Grand Winner and one (1) parent/legal guardian Park (worth Php 1,990).
  4. Opportunity to star in a Slime Squad Slime Making Video together with the Grand Prize winner and other First Prize winners (Full studio set up, video to be shown on Facebook). Opportunity to star in a Slime Squad Slime Making Video in a full studio set up has no value, and Grand Prize Winner will not receive any compensation for his/her involvement, aside from the Grand Prize as set forth above.

C. Second Prize (1 per Age Category, 4 total for the Contest Period):
Each winner will receive the “Second Prize” package consisting of the following:

  1. a check made payable to the Second Prize Winners in the amount of Php 30,000
  2. a year’s supply of Elmer’s Glue worth Php 10,000

D. Third Prize (1 per Age Category, 4 total for the Contest Period):

Each winner will receive the “Third Prize” package consisting of the following:
  1. a check made payable to the Third Prize Winners in the amount of Php 15,000
  2. a year’s supply of Elmer’s Glue worth Php 10,000

E. HONORABLE MENTIONS (2 per Age Category, 8 total for the Contest Period):

Each winner will receive the “Honorable Mention Prize” package consisting of the following:
  1. a check made payable to the Honorable Mention Winners in the amount of Php 7,500
  2. a year’s supply of Elmer’s Glue worth Php 10,000

F. SPECIAL AWARD – PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

One (1) entrant with the most number of video likes by the end of the contest (regardless of the category he/she is qualified in) will be awarded with the following prize:
  1. a check made payable to the People’s Choice Award Winners in the amount of Php 5,000
  2. a year’s supply of Elmer’s Glue worth Php 10,000

G. CONSOLATION PRIZE – PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

All non-winner semi-finalists (total of 19) will receive Php 5,000 worth of Elmer’s Glue supplies as consolation prize.

H. EDUCATIONAL TOUR (one [1] Grand Winner and three [3] First Prize Winners)

The Grand Winner and three (3) First Prize winners will be the “members” of the “Elmer’s Slime Squad”. Each member of the Slime Squad, together with their one (1) parent/legal guardian will be enjoying an educational tour paid by the Sponsor. Schedule will be set by the sponsor and shuttle service will be provided to be shared by the Elmer’s Slime Squad and their parents/legal guardians.

Members of the Slime Squad currently residing within Greater Manila Area will be given a pick up location for Shuttle Service during the educational tour. Expenses going to the pickup location shall be shouldered by the members.

If one of the Members of Elmer’s Slime Squad is residing outside the Greater Manila Area, the sponsor will provide a round trip ticket to Manila (plane or bus, whichever is available, worth Php 16,000) and three (3) days and two (2) nights hotel accommodation for the member together with his/her one (1) parent / legal guardian (worth Php 12,000). All Cash Prizes are Tax Free.

10.0 TOTAL APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (ARV): The Total ARV of all prizes available in the Contest is: Php 883,778.00

11.0 GENERAL CONDITIONS: In no event will more prizes than stated in these Official Rues be awarded. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of the prize are responsibility of the sponsor.

12.0 HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE: After each Voting Period, Administrator will notify the potential winners via phone call, registered mail and e-mail at the e-mail address provided at the time of registration.
Before being declared winners, each potential winner and his/her parent/legal guardian will be required to provide the following requirements in advance in compliance with Department of Labor and Employment code:
  • Medical Certificate of the Entrant
  • Birth Certificate of the Entrant
  • Accomplished DOLE Form (to be sent via email, to be processed by the Sponsor)
  • Signed Parent/Legal Guardian Waiver (to be sent via email, notarization c/o Sponsor)

Each potential winner must return a fully executed and notarized Affidavit to the Sponsor or its authorized designee upon claiming of prize together with the following requirements:
  • 1 Valid ID of the Entrant with picture
    (School ID with Certificate of Registration of the Entrant)
  • 2 Valid IDs for the parent/legal guardian
    (Driver’s License, Passport, UMID, SSS ID, NBI Clearance)
  • Confirmation Letter to be sent by the sponsor to the address of the potential winner


Prizes can be claimed at Times Trading Co., Inc. office located at 523-525 Quintin Paredes St., Binondo, Manila until 60 days from the receipt of the registered mail.

Failure to provide the requirements above will result to disqualification of the potential winner. If any potential winner is disqualified, found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, declines to accept a prize, or in the event that the potential Grand Prize Winner or First Prize Winner fails to provide the complete the requirements, the prize may be forfeited upon approval of DTI. If a prize is forfeited, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner, determined as the Entry that received next-highest score from the Judges from among all remaining eligible Entries for the applicable Entry Period, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If, after a good-faith attempt, Sponsor is unable to award or deliver a prize, the prize may not be re-awarded. Each prize will only be awarded to a verified winner.

List of winners will be announced through a newspaper publication and through digital advertisement.

Special Award – People’s Choice Award will be announced on January 27, 2019, under the supervision of a DTI representative.

Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winners as set forth above, but Sponsor is not responsible for any undelivered e-mails, including without limitation e-mails that are not received because of a winner’s privacy or spam filter settings which may divert any Contest e-mail, including any winner notification e-mail, to a spam or junk folder. Prizes are non-transferable and no prize substitution, exchange or cash equivalent will be allowed, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of the prize or force majeure, at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. In addition, if the winner fails to claim the prize within 60 days after the receipt of the registered mail, prizes will be forfeited and cannot be re-awarded.

13.0 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in this Contest, entrants agree that the Contest Entities and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies, website providers and each their respective officers, directors, stockholders, employees, representatives, designees and agents (“Released Parties”) are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, postage due or undeliverable e-mail/text notifications or postal mail; (ii) any computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability; (iii) garbled, corrupt or jumbled transmissions, service provider/network accessibility, availability or traffic congestion; (iv) any technical, mechanical, printing or typographical or other error; (v) the incorrect or inaccurate capture of registration information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information; (vi) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, technical error, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the Contest; (vii) any injury or damage, whether personal or property, to entrants or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Contest and/or accepting a prize; and (viii) Entries that are late, forged, lost, misplaced, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules. Further, the Contest Entities are not responsible for any unanswered or undeliverable winner notifications.

13.1 ENTRANT ACCOUNTABILITY: By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules, including Entry requirements; (ii) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (iii) to waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against any of the Released Parties in connection with the Contest; and (iv) to forever and irrevocably agree to release and hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of action, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liability, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) the Contest, including, but not limited to, any Contest-related activity or element thereof, and the entrant’s Entries, participation or inability to participate in the Contest; (b) the violation of any third-party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights; (c) acceptance, attendance at, receipt, travel related to, participation in, delivery of, possession, defects in, use, non-use, misuse, inability to use, loss, damage, destruction, negligence or willful misconduct in connection with the use of a prize (or any component thereof); (d) any change in the prizes (or any components thereof); (e) human error; (f) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties; (g) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or destroyed prizes (or any element thereof); or (h) the negligence or willful misconduct by entrant.

13.2 ENTRANT ACCOUNTABILITY: If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and/or proceed with the Contest, including the selection of winners in a manner it deems fair and reasonable, including the selection of winners from among eligible Entries received prior to such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension. In no event will more prizes be awarded than are stated in these Official Rules. In the event that, due to technical, typographical, mechanical, administrative, printing, production, computer or other errors, there are more winners than are stated in these Official Rules, a random drawing among the claimants will be held to determine the winner.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING THE PRIZES, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

14.0 PRIVACY: Sponsor's privacy policy is available at http://elmerslimesquad.com/home/index/privacy-policy

15.0 PUBLICITY RIGHTS: By participating in this Contest, each entrant (or, if a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) agrees to allow the Sponsor and Sponsor’s designee the perpetual right to use his/her name, address (city and state), biographical information, likeness, picture and other information and content provided in connection with the Contest for promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes in all media worldwide including, but not limited to, on television and the Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

16.0 GENERAL: Any attempted form of participation in this Contest other than as described herein is void. Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right to disqualify any entrant found or suspected, in their sole and absolute discretion, to be tampering with the operation of the Contest; to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike manner or with the intent to disrupt the normal operation of this Contest. Any attempted form of participation in this Contest other than as in 9 these Official Rules is void. If it is discovered that a person has registered or attempted to register more than once using multiple phone numbers, e-mail addresses, residential addresses, multiple identities, IP addresses, use of proxy servers, or like methods, all of that person’s Entries will be declared null and void and that person will not be awarded any prize that he/she might have been entitled to receive. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third party or like methods to participate in the Contest will void any attempted participation effected by such methods and the disqualification of the individual utilizing the same. Entrants and/or potential winners may be required to provide proof of identification and eligibility as required by Sponsor or Administrator In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner, the winning Entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted on the registration form associated with such Entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Each entrant may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

If any provision of these Official Rules or any word, phrase, clause, sentence, or other portion thereof should be held unenforceable or invalid for any reason, then that provision or portion thereof shall be modified or deleted in such manner as to render the remaining provisions of these Official Rules valid and enforceable. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules or the prize documents will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. No entrant shall have the right to modify or amend these Official Rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision and such provision shall remain in full force and effect. All Entries and/or materials submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. In the event of any conflict with any Contest details contained in these Official Rules and Contest details contained in any promotional materials (including but not limited to point of sale, television and print advertising, promotional packaging and other promotional media), the details of the Contest as set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.

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PER DTI Permit No. 18109 Series of 2018.