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DATES OF PROMOTION:
The Global Switchboard (“Sponsor”) The #BURGHMEETSWORLD CHALLENGE (the “Promotion”) begins at 12:00 AM Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, and ends at 11:59 PM Eastern Time on Monday, October 22, 2018 (the “Promotion Period”).
The promotion is open to anyone 13 years of age or older. Employees of The Global Switchboard and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in the same household, whether related or not) are not eligible.
HOW TO ENTER:
Publish a post on Facebook that 1) uses the hashtag #BurghMeetsWorld , 2) tags The Global Switchboard @gswitchboard , and 3) answers the following prompt: In your everyday life, how do you impact the world, and how does the world impact you from right here in Pittsburgh
Publish a post on Instagram that 1) uses the hashtag #BurghMeetsWorld, 2) tags The Global Switchboard @gswitchboard , and 3) answers the following prompt: In your everyday life, how do you impact the world, and how does the world impact you from right here in Pittsburgh
Publish a tweet on Twitter that 1) uses the hashtag #BurghMeetsWorld , 2) tags The Global Switchboard @gswitchboard , and 3) answers the following prompt: In your everyday life, how do you impact the world, and how does the world impact you from right here in Pittsburgh?
Unlimited entries are permitted, but an individual person can only win one (1) prize. Winner(s) will be selected by the criteria described in the WINNING & NOTIFICATION section of these official rules on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time. Posts and/or tweets published after the end of the Promotional Period will not be eligible to win. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the person in whose name the social media profile is registered.
WINNING & NOTIFICATION:
A total of four (4) Prize Winners will be selected by The Global Switchboard during the lifetime of the promotion, with one (1) Prize Winner selected from a pool of eligible entries on each of the following dates: Friday, October 12, 2018, ending at 3:00 PM Eastern Time; Tuesday, October 16, 2018, ending at 4:00 PM Eastern Time; and Tuesday, October 23, 2018, ending at 4:00 PM Eastern Time.
Prize Winners selected on Friday, October 12, 2018; on Tuesday, October 16, 2018; and on Tuesday, October 23, 20188, will be selected by The Global Switchboard according to the following criteria:
The post or tweet shares a story that relates to one or more of The Global Switchboard’s organizational goals, defined as:
- Achieve full inclusion of the region’s immigrant and refugee community.
- Ensure equitable access to global education opportunities.
- Promote broad celebration of cultural diversity and exchange.
- Build awareness for world-wide health and well-being.
- Support ethical, responsible, and inclusive innovation and entrepreneurship.
The stories shared within the post or tweet accomplishes one of the following tasks:
- Demonstrates the need for the above mentioned organizational goal to be reached in the region.
- Challenges the need for the above mentioned organizational goals to be reached in the region.
- Illustrates progress towards the above mentioned organization goals.
The Prize Winner selected on Tuesday, October 23, 2018, will be selected by the post or tweet that received the most engagement. Engagement is defined as: likes, favorites, shares, retweets, comments, and post reactions.
Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify any entry that it believes contains obscene, offensive or inappropriate content, that does not comply with these official rules or that is not consistent with the spirit or theme of the challenge. The decision of the Sponsor is final and binding on all matters related to the Challenge. The selected winner has one (1) week to claim their Prize. The Global Switchboard will contact winners by commenting on their winning post entered in the Promotion. In the event that the winner does not claim his or her prize by Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time, one week after received notification, a new winner will be selected based on the criteria outlined above.
Four (4) Prize winners will each receive one (1) Prize Package containing:
- two (2) tickets to the Hub+Spoke event; one (1) one-pound bag of fair trade coffee beans from Building New Hope; twenty (20) Amizade Ceoli Cards; one (1) $25 gift card to a local dining establishment; two (2) GlobalPittburgh First Thursday tickets; and one (1) “I stand with Immigrants” shirt.
No prize substitutions except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. The value of the prize may be taxable as income and Winners are solely responsible for any taxes on the prize, including, but not limited to all applicable federal, state and local taxes if applicable. No more than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded (4).
Entering the Promotion constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use participants’ names (first name and last initial,) and/ or social media handle, for the purpose of advertising or promotion via consumer newsletter and social media channels (Instagram/Twitter/Facebook/YouTube/Google+/Pinterest) without compensation, unless prohibited by law. Should the company choose to use this content for promotional purposes, entrant is not entitled to compensation or credit.
By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and Promotion Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by winners, entrants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Promotion as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or loss to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse of the Grand Prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity or participation in this Promotion.
FURTHER INFORMATION & WINNERS LIST REQUEST:
Participants can have further information about the Promotion and receive notice of the prize winner by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, November 7, 2018.
The Global Switchboard, 305 34th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. This offer shall not be published without the written permission of the Sponsor.