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Pearson Education, Inc. / Peachpit Press Sketchnote 10th Birthday Contest Sweepstakes: Official Rules


Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The Pearson Education, Inc. / Peachpit Press Sketchnote 10th Birthday Contest Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") will begin at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on November 1, 2022 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on November 30, 2022 ("Sweepstakes Period"). Sweepstakes is sponsored by Pearson Education, Inc., 221 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 ("Sponsor") who is solely responsible for all aspects of this Contest.

Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia ("U.S.") only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to U.S. law. Do not enter the Sweepstakes if you are not (i) a legal U.S. resident, and (ii) age 18 or older as of November 1, 2022. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, "Released Parties"), as well as the immediate family members (parents, children, siblings, spouses) and/or persons living in the same household (whether related or not) of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

How to Enter: Participants may view Sweepstakes entry guidelines by visiting ("Website") and following the instructions:

To enter the giveaway, (1) follow @Peachpit and @RohDesign on Twitter and (2) retweet at least one Sketchnote 10th Birthday post from @Peachpit or @RohDesign between November 1-31, 2022.

All online entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST on November 30, 2022. All online entrants must have a valid email address and valid U.S. mailing address. Limit one (1) entry per person. Incomplete entries, or those containing incorrect information, will be voided. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person or email address suspected of submitting multiple or fraudulent entries or of tampering with the entry process. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

Limitations of Liability: If for any reason, this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process (if applicable), and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the prize using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of the termination/suspension date. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor also is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any communications networks of any kind, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure or delay of any email or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error, or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof.

Sponsor is not responsible for any damage to an entrant's system which is occasioned by participating in this Sweepstakes or by downloading any information necessary to participate in the promotion. Sponsor also is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes. Any dispute or claim arising out of the play of this Sweepstakes, or any disputes with site users which arise as a result of the use of this website, shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, without respect to conflicts of laws principles. Any such claim shall be brought and maintained in the federal or state courts of the State of New York. If any provisions of the Official Rules are determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, such determination shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND 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. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an individual who actually submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email account. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email account by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

Prizes: There will be 10 prizes as follows: One (1) winner will receive one (1) 30-minute coaching session with Mike Rohde on sketchnoting; three (3) winners will each receive one (1) signed 10th Birthday Sketchnote Handbook; three (3) winners will each receive one (1) Sketchnote Ideabook & Airship Pen Set; and three (3) winners will each receive one (1) Sketchnote Typeface License. Prize value up to and not exceeding $100.00 USD. By accepting any of the aforementioned prizes, each prize winner agrees to release the Sponsor and all Released Parties from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by entering the promotion or for damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of prize awarded. All local, state and federal taxes are the sole responsibility of winner. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute any prize package with another prize of equal or greater value.

DRAWING and NOTIFICATION: Prize winners (each a "Winner") will be selected, from among all eligible entries received, in a random drawing conducted on or about December 1, 2022 by Pearson ("Sweepstakes Administrator"), whose decisions are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Winners will be notified via an announcement on a blog post on on or before December 5, 2022. If prize winners do not or are unable to respond to Mike Rohde and provide a valid email address and valid U.S. mailing address for prize fulfillment within seven (7) days of notification, no other winners will be chosen.

Prize Conditions: All Prize Winners are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local taxes associated with the receipt of any prize. The Winner's entry into the Sweepstakes constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for the Sponsor and its affiliates and assigns of each to have, without further obligation, the right to print, publish, broadcast and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide web, at any time or times, their names, portraits, pictures, video clips, voices, likeness and/or biographical information as news or information and for advertising, trade and promotional purposes in connection with the Sweepstakes without additional consideration, without notice, and without additional compensation unless prohibited by law.

Terms & Conditions: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release Sponsor and all Released Parties, retailers, distributors and advertising and promotion agencies, and its and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders and agents from any and all liability, loss, damage or injuries to any person (including death) or property of any kind sustained in connection with their participation in the Sweepstakes or from their acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of the prize, or for any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of the prize. Entrants further acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize, including, but not limited to, its quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the Sweepstakes mechanics and/or implementation will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. By participating, entrants agree to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, violates these Official Rules. This Contest is void where prohibited.

Winners List: To request a copy of the list of winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 31, 2022, to: Pearson Education, Inc. / Peachpit Press Sketchnote 10th Birthday Contest Sweepstakes Winners List, 221 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030.

Official Rules by Mail: For your own copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Pearson Education, Inc. / Peachpit Press Sketchnote 10th Birthday Contest Sweepstakes Official Rules, 221 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 for receipt by November 30, 2022.

Sponsor: Pearson Education Inc., 221 River Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030.