Contest

November Young Writing Contest
November Young Writing Contest

Please Read Before Completing this Form:

  • CONTEST DEADLINE: November 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM (EST)
  • This form MUST be completed by a parent or legal guardian.
  • At least one piece of artwork needs to be submitted with each child’s story.
  • If the child is unable to write, their parent or legal guardian can write out the story as depicted in their artwork or as told by the child.

Email Book Submission HERE

Official Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

  1. Eligibility:
    Write A Book Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United
    States, the District of Columbia and the U.S. territories who are eight (8) years old or
    younger at the time of entry. All entrants MUST have the permission and consent of a
    parent/legal guardian who are at least eighteen (18) years old. Employees of Artist
    Madrid Books and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest,
    and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion
    agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and
    household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to
    federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  2. Sponsor:
    The Contest is sponsored by Artist Madrid Books, P.O. Box 25384, Columbia,
    South Carolina 29224.
  3. Agreement to Official Rules:
    Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to
    and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are
    final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official
    Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.
  4. Contest Period:
    The Contest begins on November 05, 2021 at 12:00 AM EST and ends on
    November 30, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST (the “Contest Period”). Entries that are
    submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be
    accepted for the duration of the Contest using any of the following methods:
  5. How to Enter:
    Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our website
    (https://artistmadridbooks.com/contest/) and following the directions provided to fill
    out the entry information, and submit. Then all writings and artwork must be submitted by email to: caitlyn@artistmadridbooks.com . This form MUST be completed by a parent or legal guardian. At least one piece of artwork needs to be submitted with each entrant’s story. If the entrant is unable to write, their parent or legal guardian can write out the story as depicted in their artwork or as told by the entrant. For valid entry, the online form located at the website listed above is completed in it’s entirety.
  6. Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration
    of the Contest Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any
    person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All
    entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
  7. Winner Selection:
    The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. The potential Grand winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign the Declaration of Compliance on the potential winners behalf and fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Digital certificates of Contest Completion will be emailed approximately 4-6 weeks after the conclusion of the Contest.
  1. Winner Notification:
    The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. The potential Grand
    winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to
    complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance and An Intellectual Property Release Agreement within five (5)
    days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a
    potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance
    within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable,
    potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a
    minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize
    in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign the
    Declaration of Compliance on the potential winners behalf and fulfill any other
    requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Potential winners must continue to
    comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent
    upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any
    reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner from among all
    remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the
    prize will remain un-awarded. Digital certificates of Contest Completion will be
    emailed approximately 4-6 weeks after the conclusion of the Contest.
  2. Prizes:
    Grand Prize (1) – The winning story and/or sketches will inspire a children’s book to be published, printed, sold and distributed by Artist Madrid Books the summer of 2022. The winner will also receive five (5) copies of the printed book based-off of the
    winning submission.
    All Valid Entries – A digital certificate of completion of the the Write A Book contest
    sent to the email address provided.
  3. General Conditions:
    In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in
    any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm,
    unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest
    is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole
    discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to
    address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to
    the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of
    termination, award the prize from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up
    to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to
    disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation
    of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an
    unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the
    website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of
    criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the
    right to seek damages (including attorney’s fees) and any other remedies from any such
    person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any
    provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
  4. Release and Limitations of Liability:
    By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the
    Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and
    promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their
    respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents
    (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of
    participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or
    activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated
    with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider
    (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or
    accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular
    tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed,
    or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures
    or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical,
    network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application
    downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including,
    without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the
    announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the
    flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of
    entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death,
    losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly
    or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or
    acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related
    thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability
    will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event
    shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney’s fees. Released Parties are also not
    responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users,
    tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in
    the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but
    not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
  5. Disputes:
    Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and
    causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded
    shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and
    exclusively by the appropriate court located in South Carolina. All issues and questions
    concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official
    Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in
    connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with,
    the laws of South Carolina, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law
    rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than
    South Carolina.
  6. Privacy:
    Information collected from entrants is subject to sponsor’s privacy policy.
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