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The promoter is Accelerate Learning, Inc. whose registered office is in Houston, TX. The competition is open strictly to residents of the United States who work in education and can provide a preK-12 school district issued email address to validate education employment status, which can be verified with their school or district. This contest is open to all legal residents who are 18 years of age or older and have a Facebook account as of September 1, 2015. Eligibility is limited to the 48 continguous United States and the District of Columbia, excluding Puerto Rico. There is no entry fee or purchase necessary to enter this competition. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions. Closing date for entry will be October 8, 2015, at 5PM. After this date, no further entries to the competition will be permitted. Void in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and where prohibited and restricted by law.

Competition Rules

No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason. In order to enter the competition, an individual must “like” the official STEMscopes Facebook page, “like” the competition Facebook official post and share with their friend’s list using the hash tag #STEMvacation15. There is no limit of entries per individual, as long as the hash tag #STEMvacation15 is used. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any third party connected with this competition.

Limitations on Liability

Neither Sponsor nor its affiliated entities is responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Contest-related materials or transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunction. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused by participation in this Contest, redemption of any prize, and use or misuse of any prize. By entering, entrant agrees to hold harmless and indemnify Sponsor, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents against any and all liability, damages, or causes of action (however named or described), with respect to or arising out of (i) entrant’s participation in the Contest, (ii) the receipt of the prizes, and/or (iii) use or misuse of the prizes awarded herein.


Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. Winner will be required to sign an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full social security number or the equivalent. Failure to submit a Form W-9 upon request will result in forfeiture of the prize. Winnings over $600 will be reported to the IRS. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, stolen, mangled, miss-delivered, postage due, illegible, incomplete or late entries, telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from entering or claiming a prize. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of Sponsor’s website, or otherwise in violation of the Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Contest if it is not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort. Sponsor reserves the right to make changes in the Official Rules, including the substitution of a prize of greater or equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. Failure to comply with the Official Rules may result in an entrant’s disqualification solely at the discretion of the Sponsor. Copies of the Official Rules and a winners list (when complete) may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Accelerate Learning Inc. 5177 Richmond Ave. Suite #1025 Houston, TX 77056.

Collection of Prize

The prize is as stated with the full prize amount being valued at $2,500 and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another equivalent value and without giving notice. Winners will be chosen at random by software from all entries received and verified by Promoter and/or its agents. The winner will be notified via a Facebook post that will announce the official winner of the contest. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 5 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement. The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be delivered. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into. Only one winner per household is permitted during the Contest Period. Any person found using multiple Facebook accounts to enter the contest will be disqualified.

Media Release

The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. In addition, the winner agrees to execute the Accelerate Learning Inc. Name and Likeness Release, attached as Exhibit A.  Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current US data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant's prior consent.


This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, or any other social network. You are providing your information to Accelerate Learning Inc. and not to any other party.

STEMscopes Contest

#STEMvacation15 Contest: Round II

STEMscopes celebrates educators with a $2500 travel voucher towards their dream vacation—#STEMvacation15

Hey educators! Are you ready for a vacation? Beginning Friday, September 18 through Thursday, October 8 you can participate in Round 2 of the STEMscopes Vacation Giveaway contest. For your chance to win, simply follow the 1-2-3 instructions below. Your dream vacation awaits! #STEMvacation15.

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“Like” STEMscopes on Facebook

To enter the competition, first follow us on Facebook and click “like”.


“Like” the #STEMvacation15 Facebook contest

Find the official Facebook contest post titled “STEMscopes Vacation Giveaway: Round II” and “like” the post.


“Share” the official #STEMvacation15 contest site

Create a new Facebook post “sharing” the official contest page with your friends in education along with the hashtag #STEMvacation15

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