BOLD Education Opportunities Contest
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, NOR WILL A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING.
BOLD LLC, City View Plaza II, Suite 6000, 48 Road 165, Guaynabo, PR 00968.
Octopus Marketing Group LLC, 223 W 38TH ST, Midtown Station,
Box 425, NEW YORK, NY 10018, independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding with respect to the BOLD “Education Opportunities” Contest (“Contest“).
3. HOW TO ENTER:
This is a Contest to be conducted during the period commencing at 9:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT“), on December 4th, 2017 and ending at 11:59:59 PM PT, on February 28th, 2018 (“Entry Period”). During the Sweepstakes Entry Period, eligible participants can enter the Contest by visiting and follow the on-screen instructions, fully complete the contest Entry Form and submit your entry (“Entry”). You (the “Entrant”) will receive one (1) regular entry (“Regular Entry”) upon completing the Entry Form during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Limit: one (1) Regular Entry per person/email address. For purposes of these official rules(“Rules“), all times and days are P T. Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Contest. The awarding of the prize is subject to the eligibility and forfeiture provisions set forth below.
To be eligible for this Contest, at the time of entering you must be:  a natural person legally residing in, and physically located within, the 50 states or the District of Columbia, excluding Puerto Rico (collectively, “Territory“);  18 years of age or older;  enrolled as full-time student in an accredited school, college or university, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (collectively “Eligible Entrant“)  not an employee of Sponsor or Administrator; their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated or successor companies; the advertising, promotional or fulfillment agencies of any of them (individually and collectively, “Entities“); nor a member of his/her household or immediate family; and  willing to have your Entry featured and published on the Website or otherwise distributed, in connection with, or to promote, the Contest and/or Website. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses.
2. ENTRY SPECIFICATIONS:
During the Entry Period, you may enter the Contest via the Internet by by visiting and follow the on-screen instructions:  Submit an essay (“Essay“) explaining: “What personal or educational accomplishment would you be most proud to share with future employers and why?” (“Theme“)Include within your email  your full name,  mailing address,  date of birth, and  phone number,  name of the school that you are enrolled in (collectively “Entry“). Follow the Entry instructions to submit your Entry. Your Essay must be in English and have a minimum of 200 words and may not exceed 800 words. You may only send one (1) Essay and must be in one of the following file formats: .doc, .docx, or pdf. Essay must be your original work, and the Essay must reflect original insight and ideas. The Essay submitted must not: have won previous awards, have been previously published, or infringe on any third-party rights. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service will apply. It is your sole responsibility to notify the Sponsor in writing if you change your email address (“Address“). To do so, email firstname.lastname@example.org and include your essay in the body of the email and include your old email address and your contact information.
3. CONTEST MATERIALS:
“Materials” include:  all information and material submitted by you in connection with the Contest, including the Entry and all other forms, contracts or releases required to be submitted by you as a Contestant, whether required by Sponsor prior to or after Entry;  your name, likeness, image and biographical data as contained in or reflected by the Entry and  all writings, statements, dramatic materials, ideas, quotations and any other intellectual properties created by you in connection with the Contest, whether submitted to the Sponsor or not, including the Entry. All material owned by the Sponsor or the Sponsor’s affiliated companies, including but not limited to any picture, logo, title art, etc., shall remain their property and you shall acquire no rights therein by virtue of the Contest. Except as specifically provided herein, by entering the Contest, you agree to grant to Sponsor a non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable worldwide license to use, re-use, reproduce, transmit, display, distribute, re-distribute, copy, store, modify, adapt, translate, create derivative works based upon and publicly perform the contents of the Materials, in whole or in part, in all media, formats and channels now known or hereafter devised, for the duration of the rights in each country, area and space, and throughout the universe, in perpetuity and in all languages, formats and versions.
5. THREE (3) PRIZES:
Three prize winners (“Winner“) as determined by the Judges (defined below) will receive the following prize: Each Winner will receive a $1,500 scholarship awarded as a check (“Prize“). Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV“) for all prizes: $4,500. Any depiction of Prize is for illustrative purposes only. No substitution allowed except, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, a Prize of equal or greater value might be substituted. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen Prizes. Prize elements may not be separated. Prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries are received and Prize is validly claimed by April 16, 2018, after which no alternate Winner will be selected, nor unclaimed Prizes awarded.
6. DETERMINATION OF WINNERS:
There will be one (1) phase in this Contest in order to determine the 3 Winners:
JUDGING/VOTING ROUND: All Entries will be judged from March 1st, 2018 through March 19th, 2018 by a panel of Judges made up of representatives from the Sponsor (the “Judges“) to select three (3) Winners based on the following equally-weighted criteria (collectively, “Criteria“): (a) Relevance to the Theme, (b) Organization and Formatting , (c) Grammar/Mechanics and (d) Creativity . Judging: All criteria will be rated on a 1 to 10 scale with 1 being the lowest and 10 being the highest, once each criteria is rated, the numbers will be added up to generate your overall score out of 40.
7. TIED ENTRIES:
In the event of a tie, tied Entries will be re-judged by the Judges using one or more of the Criteria listed above.
8. WINNER SELECTION:
On or about March 19th, 2018, the potential Winners will be selected by the Judges based on the Criteria. The decisions of the Judges will be final on all matters relating to the judging.
9. WINNER NOTIFICATION AND ANNOUNCEMENT:
The potential Winners will be notified via overnight mail and/or email on or about March 19th, 2018. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate Winner(s) may result from any of the following:  potential Winners’ failure to respond to notification within two (2) business days after its mailing/transmission;  the return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts;  the return of any other notice or a Prize as undeliverable;  potential Winners’ failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency;  potential Winners’ failure to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Publicity Release within five (5) business days from date of mailing;  potential Winners’ failure to validly claim the Prize by the timeframe stated herein and  any other non-compliance with Rules. All taxes are solely the responsibility of the Winners. The three (3) Winners will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value of the Prize. Winners will be announced on or about March 25th, 2018.
RULES & WINNERS’ NAMES:
For the name of the winners (after March 25th, 2018), send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: Octopus Marketing Group LLC, 223 W 38TH ST, Midtown Station, Box 425, NEW YORK, NY 10018 ATTN: BOLD Education Opportunities Winners’ Names, designating “Winners List” or “Rules.”
Tell us about your proudest accomplishment and earn a
h2,500 College Scholarship