#IASA2017 Social Media Contest Rules

Tweet, Post, or Snap Your Way to an Amazon Echo
IASA's 2017 Educational Conference and Business Show Social Media Contest

Win One of Three Amazon Echos, Courtesy of Contest Sponsors:


How to Enter (Twitter/Instagram): 
To participate in the IASA 2017 Twitter and/or Instagram contest the participant must:
1)
“Follow” the @IASAInc Twitter or Instagram Account, respectively
2) Post a tweet or a photo to the respective site using hashtag #IASA2017

How to Enter (Facebook): 
To participate in the IASA 2017 Facebook contest the participant must:
1) “Like” either the IASA Educational Conference and Business Show Facebook Page or the IASA Company Facebook Page
2) Post a photo or comment using hashtag #IASA2017

Links to the IASA accounts are provided below:
Facebook Company Page: https://www.facebook.com/IASAInc 
 

General Rules (Twitter)

Entrants must be at least 18 years of age to enter, and must be registered conference, exhibitor, or speaker attendees of the 2017 IASA Educational Conference and Business Show. Each Tweet posted with hashtag #IASA2017 between Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 12:00 noon EST, and Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 9:30 am EST, will be included in the pool of potentially eligible entries. Tweets may be about any topic related to the 2017 IASA Educational Conference and Business Show, except that Tweets made by exhibitor attendees promoting their own company’s booth or activities are ineligible to win. Tweets from Corporate Twitter accounts are ineligible to win. Tweets from Twitter accounts that are not following the @IASAInc Twitter account as of the time of selecting a winner are ineligible to win. Retweets are ineligible to win. Tweets posted from automated schedulers (example: Hootsuite, SocialFlow) are ineligible to win. Neither IASA nor the sponsor(s) are responsible for any errors or omissions due to system issues with Twitter, nor due to deleted, incomplete, mistyped or late entries. 

General Rules (Instagram)
Entrants must be at least 18 years of age to enter, and must be registered conference, exhibitor, or speaker attendees of the 2017 IASA Educational Conference and Business Show. Each Instagram photo posted with hashtag #IASA2017 between Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 12:00 noon EST and Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 9:30 am EST, will be included in the pool of potentially eligible entries. Instagram photos may be about any topic related to the 2017 IASA Educational Conference and Business Show, except that Instagram photos made by exhibitor attendees promoting their own company’s booth or activities are ineligible to win. Instagram photos from Corporate Instagram accounts are ineligible to win. Instagram Photos from Instagram accounts that are not following the @IASAInc Instagram account as of the time of selecting a winner are ineligible to win. Since the winner of this contest is not randomly drawn, winner of the previous year’s (2016) Instagram contest during the IASA Educational Conference and Business Show is ineligible to win. Neither IASA nor the sponsor(s) are responsible for any errors or omissions due to system issues with Twitter/Instagram, nor due to deleted, incomplete, mistyped or late entries.

General Rules (Facebook)
Entrants must be at least 18 years of age to enter, and must be registered conference, exhibitor, or speaker attendees of the 2017 IASA Educational Conference and Business Show. Each reply posted to the Contest Post on either the Facebook Conference Page or Facebook Company Page between Sunday, June 4, 2017 at 12:00 noon EST and Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 9:30 am EST, will be included in the pool of potentially eligible entries. Winning post reply must answer the question posed in the contest question for that page. Post replies made by exhibitor attendees promoting their own company’s booth or activities are ineligible to win. Post replies from Corporate Facebook accounts are ineligible to win. Post replies from accounts that are not following the IASA page to which the reply was posted as of the time of selecting a winner are ineligible to win. Neither IASA nor the sponsor(s) are responsible for any errors or omissions due to system issues with Facebook, nor due to deleted, incomplete, mistyped or late entries. Note that inappropriate or offensive post replies will be deleted by the administrator, are not eligible to win, and may get the poster banned from the applicable IASA page. 


 

Winners

The winners' names will be available by request by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to any of the following addresses:


IASA “Tweet Your Way To An Amazon Echo” Contest 
c/o EIS Group, 345 California Street, 10th floor, San Francisco, CA 94104
ATTN: Chardae Jones


IASA “Snap Your Way To An Amazon Echo” Contest 
c/o Merrill Corporation, One Merrill Circle, St. Paul, MN 55108 
ATTN: Patrick Raleigh 


IASA “Post Your Way To An Amazon Echo” Contest
c/o Ghostdraft, 8 King Street East, Suite 1200, Toronto, ON M5C 1B5
Attn: Stephanie Leicht



Prize Drawing - Twitter: The winner will be determined by a random drawing of all Tweets included in the pool of potentially eligible entries. The drawing will be conducted at the IASA conference office at or around 9:30 am EST on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Entrants need not be present to win. Tweets will be sequentially numbered based on time of tweet and a random entry will be selected using Random.org or another similar online random number generator available at the time of drawing. If the randomly-selected Tweet is not eligible then the next sequential Tweet will be used, and that process will continue until a valid winner is identified. For example, if Tweet 1,000 is selected, but ineligible, then Tweet 1,001 will be the potential new winner. All decisions are final. The prize winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability to be returned in a timely manner or the prize award will be void and a substitute winner will be selected. By entering the drawing, the winner grants IASA and the contest sponsor (EIS Group) permission to use his/her name and/or likeness for advertising and promotional use without further compensation. The odds of winning depend upon the number of valid entries received. Winner will receive one (1) Amazon Echo, new and unused in box, with original contents original instructions and packaging materials.

 


Prize Drawing - Instagram:
 The winner will be determined by a review of all Instagram photos included in the pool of potentially eligible entries. The selection will be conducted at the IASA conference office at or around 9:30 am EST on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. The winner will be the qualifying Instagram post with the most “likes” as of the time of review on or around 9:30 am EST on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Entrants need not be present to win. In the event that multiple entries have the same number of “likes”, a random entry will be selected using Random.org or another similar online random number generator available at the time of drawing. All decisions are final. The prize winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability to be returned in a timely manner or the prize award will be void and a substitute winner will be selected. By entering the drawing, the winner grants IASA and the contest sponsor (Merrill Corporation) permission to use his/her name and/or likeness for advertising and promotional use without further compensation. The odds of winning depend upon the number of valid entries received. Winner will receive one (1) Amazon Echo, new and unused in box, with original contents original instructions and packaging materials.

 

Prize Drawing – Facebook: The winner will be determined by a random drawing of all Facebook reply posts included in the pool of potentially eligible entries. The drawing will be conducted at the IASA conference office at or around 9:30 am on Wednesday June 7, 2017. Entrants need not be present to win. The winner will be selected from either the replies to the Conference Page Post or the Company Page Post (determined by a random 50/50 selection) and then the replies to that post will be numbered and a random entry will be selected using Random.org or another similar online random number generator available at the time of drawing. If the randomly-selected reply is not eligible then the next sequential reply will be used, and that process will continue until a valid winner is identified. For example, if reply 75 is selected, but ineligible, then reply 76 will be the potential new winner. All decisions are final. The prize winner may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability to be returned in a timely manner or the prize award will be void and a substitute winner will be selected. By entering the drawing, the winner grants IASA and the contest sponsor (GhostDraft) permission to use his/her name and/or likeness for advertising and promotional use without further compensation. The odds of winning depend upon the number of valid entries received. Winner will receive one (1) Amazon Echo, new and unused in box, with original contents original instructions and packaging materials.

 

General: Federal, state and local taxes are the sole obligation of the winner. This drawing is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and is void where prohibited. The prize is not transferable and no exchanges or substitutions can be made. IASA and the sponsor(s) do not accept liability for the performance or support of the prize. Employees of IASA and of the sponsoring company and/or their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies and suppliers of promotional materials and their immediate families (defined as spouses, children, parents, siblings, in-laws) are not eligible to win. By entering you accept and agree to be bound by these rules. Amazon and Amazon Echo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc which has neither endorsed nor participated in this promotion beyond the sale of the prizes to the respective sponsors.