529 GIVEAWAYS OFFICIAL RULES 

 

Contests: Enter to win a $529 contribution into an SSGA Upromise 529 college savings account 

 

Sponsor: The Nevada State Treasurer’s Office is sponsoring this contest. 

 

Eligibility Requirements: These contests are open to all Nevadan’s with children. Employees of the State Treasurer’s Office providing direct support to the Nevada Prepaid Tuition Referral Contest, Board of Trustees of the College Savings Board of Nevada, or advertising/promotional agencies and others who provide support to the Nevada Prepaid Tuition Plan, and their immediate family members and members of their households, are not eligible to participate.  

 

How to Enter: During the promotion period, visit the appropriate social media platform and follow the instructions outlined in the designated point of entry post. Entries must be received by the times outlined above to be eligible to win. By entering these sweepstakes, you release Facebook, Instagram and Twitter of any responsibility regarding said sweepstakes. 

 

Selection of Winners:   Winners will be selected on a weekly basis in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received by representatives of Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this contest, to be held no later than one week after the applicable quarterly entry period. Odds of winning depend upon number of eligible entries received. Winners will be notified by comment or reply to post, and if winner does not already have a SSGA Upromise 529 Plan account (the “529 Account”), the winner will be required to complete documentation necessary to open a 529 Account, including an enrollment form with investment instructions (may also be completed online). Prize not claimed within 72 hours after the date of which the notification was made will be forfeited and awarded to the next alternative winner, in accordance with these Official Drawing Rules. The Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner (selected in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entrants) if:  

An SSGA Upromise 529 Plan account is not opened in good order within thirty (30) days after notifying winner; 

The winner is not eligible to open a SSGA Upromise 529 Plan account;  

The winner does not provide proper investment instructions;  

The Prize notification comment is is not responded to; or 

Three (3) good faith attempts to contact the winner via social medial are unsuccessful. The 529 Account is an Internal Revenue Code section 529 qualified tuition program, intended specifically for the payment of qualified higher education expenses for a designated beneficiary. Entrants may obtain a Disclosure Statement by calling 800- 587-7305 or by downloading it from www.ssga.upromise529.com, and should read it carefully before investing. 

 

Prizes: One Grand Prize per week of $529 paid directly to the winner’s SSGA Upromise 529 Account 529 Account (existing account or a to-be-established 529 Account).  Allow 8 - 12 weeks for funding of $529 prize.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. No other substitution or transfer of prize permitted.  Sponsor responsible only for delivery of prize; not responsible for prize utility or otherwise. This contest does not take into account the winner's personal circumstances or other factors that may be important in making investment decisions. Winner should consult his or her own tax advisor about tax implications, if any, of the 529 Account, contributions and/or withdrawals from the 529 Account.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if these Giveaway rules are not followed. Prize may be considered income, and all federal, state or local taxes associated with prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner. No other substitution or transfer of prize permitted. Sponsor responsible only for delivery of prize; not responsible for prize utility or otherwise. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if these contest rules are not followed. 

 

Winners are urged to consult a tax advisor regarding tax consequences of any prize in light of the Winner's individual circumstances.  Prizes not claimed within thirty (30) days after the date on which the notification was made will be forfeited and awarded to the next alternative winner, in accordance with these Official Rules. All prizes are awarded "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  

 

Odds of Winning:  Odds of winning depend on the number of entrants on each contest post.

 

Privacy Policy:  Subject to “Use of Winner’s Information” below, any information provided to Nevada State Treasurer’s Office through participation in the Nevada Prepaid Tuition Referral Contest is used only in accordance with the State of Nevada Treasurer’s Office Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time, currently located in the 2020 Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program Description and Master Agreement, which can be accessed at www.nvprepaid.gov.  

 

General Terms and Conditions: These contests are void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.  By participating in this contest, all participants and their parents/guardians agree to be bound by all the Official Rules of this contest and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final.  All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.  Neither the Sponsor, nor the State of Nevada Treasurer’s Department Staff, nor the College Savings Board of Nevada, nor any other State of Nevada employee, is in any way responsible or liable for damage, loss or injury resulting from human error, altered, illegible, late, lost, or misdirected applications, events beyond their control, or acceptance and use of a prize.  Winner assumes liability for any injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the contest or by any prize.  Sponsor reserves the right to suspend or terminate the contest or any entrant’s participation in the contest should unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor's control affect the administration, security or proper payout of the contest, or Sponsor otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the contest as planned.  Participants who violate these Official Rules, tamper with the operation of the Nevada contest or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the contest or any other individual (in each case as determined in Sponsor's sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the contest.  Sponsor reserves the right to lockout any person whose eligibility is in question or who has been disqualified or is otherwise ineligible to enter the contest.  

 

Use of Winner’s Information: Sponsor may use a Winner's name, age, city of residence, photo, video and any testimonial in marketing, outreach and promotion of the program and/or contest. Sponsor may ask the winner's Parent/Grandparent/Guardian and the winner (Student Beneficiary) to appear on local TV or Radio and the winner will be expected to reasonably accommodate the public appearance request.  Every effort will be made by the Sponsor to make sure the date and time of any public appearance celebrating the win works for all parties involved.