Prize Rules

Date: April 9, 2014

Promotion: Ready, Set, Blast!

Subject: Official Rules


1. Promotion Period: The United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Ready, Set, Blast! begins at 12:00 p.m. Central Time (“CT”) on June 4, 2014 and ends at 12:00 p.m. CT on September 24, 2014 (“Promotion Period”).

2. How To Enter: During the Promotion Period, visit or and a parent or guardian can register for an account and create additional user accounts for their children, which will be associated under them for safety, anonymity, monitoring and control. Users sign up for the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas email list by entering by creating account.   Every time the child updates their fitness and nutrition activity, they are entered to win a prize. Prizes include:

  • iPod Shuffle
  • Xbox 360 Kinect

Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your Internet service provider will apply. Each month, entries must be submitted by 12:00pm CT each Wednesday, beginning on June 4, 2014 through September 24, 2014.

    • June 4, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • June 11, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • June 18, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • June 25, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • July 2, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • July 9, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • July 16, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • July 23, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • July 30, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • August 6, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • August 13, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • August 20, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • August 27, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • September 3, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • September 10, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • September 17, 2014 to be eligible for the iPod Shuffle
    • September 24, 2014 to be eligible for the Xbox 360 Kinect
    • September 24, 2014 to be eligible for the $1,000 prize to school with highest participation

Entrants selected must comply with all terms and a condition of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.

3. Random Drawing: One prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on each of the above dates from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.  United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes, will conduct the drawing. Odds of winning a prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries. Winners will be notified by email at the email address used to enter the contest. Failure to respond shall mean that the winner forfeits the prize. Winner must agree to all terms of this promotion and may be required to agree to additional terms in order to receive any prize if necessary to comply with applicable rules or laws.

4. Prizes and Approximate Retail Values (“ARV”): Grand Prize (1): Xbox 360 Kinect (ARV $299), (2) iPod Shuffle (ARV $49). United Way of Metropolitan Dallas reserve the right to substitute a prize (or portion of prize) of equal or greater value in the event of prize unavailability. All prizes subject to availability. No substitution or transfer of a prize by winner is permitted. United Way of Metropolitan Dallas offers no warranties with respect to any prize. Winner agrees to look solely to the prize’s manufacturer or others in the chain of production or distribution of prize. If a minor (under 18 years of age or under the legal age of majority in winner’s state of residence) wins a prize, prize will be awarded in the name of a parent or legal guardian, who, where applicable must complete all eligibility documents on behalf of winner and must accompany winner on trip. All applicable federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the individual winner. Limit one prize per household. Prizes do not include activation fees, usage fees, taxes, fees or other costs and expenses. Such additional costs and expenses are the responsibility of the winner. Prizes may not be redeemed for cash.

5. Eligibility: Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, except where prohibited. All winners are subject to verification of age. Employees of United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and any of their affiliates, parents or subsidiaries, respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies and advertising and promotion agencies and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law and subject to all federal, state and local laws.

6. General Rules: If prize or prize notification is returned as non-deliverable, the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor and its agencies to use the winner’s name and/or likeness for the purposes of the news and for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. This includes videotaped and/or photographed image, recorded voice and biographical material related to press coverage, promotional announcements and any other necessary publicity items to be awarded of the prize and as part of the publicity of winning the Grand Prize.

By accepting a prize, winner agrees to hold harmless United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and each of their parent and subsidiary companies, affiliates, divisions, franchisees, representatives, financial sponsors/donors, consultants, sub-contractors, suppliers, distributors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies and their respective parents, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, shareholders and agents and assigns (collectively the “Released Parties), from and against any and all claims, actions and/or liability for any injuries or death, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in conjunction with participation in and/or entry into the Sweepstakes or acceptance, delivery or use of any prize, including without limitation, all of the eligible prizes. The Released Parties are not responsible or liable for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, and assume no responsibility for:

(i) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission at any website, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections; (ii) failure of any entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems, telephone service problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; (iii) communications line, hardware and/or software failures, malfunction of phone lines, other communications malfunctions, unavailable network connections, cellular equipment towers, telephone systems or wireless service; (iv) damage to any computer (software or hardware) resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes, or damage to mobile phone or other PDA device (v) theft or destruction of, tampering with, unauthorized access to, or altercation of entries and/or entry information, or (vi) entries which are late, lost, stolen, damaged, illegible, and/or unintelligible (or any combination thereof). By entering, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules. Any entrant who attempts to tamper with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address in questions. Additional restrictions may apply.

7. Winners: Given the winners are children, their full names and information cannot be released.

8. Sponsor: The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, 1800 North Lamar Street, Dallas, TX 75202-1701.