The 39 Clues

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Scholastic Book Fairs The 39 Clues Sweepstakes

Enter our sweepstakes for a chance to win a MacBook® laptop grand prize package! Plus, 12 second place winners will receive an autographed copy of The Maze of Bones by author Rick Riordan and a The 39 Clues special edition t-shirt.

OFFICIAL RULES

HOW TO ENTER:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Bring The 39 Clues advertisement from the front cover of the Scholastic Book Fairs book list, volume 2A, to your school’s Scholastic Book Fair scheduled between October 27, 2008 and January 17, 2009 (the “Promotion Period”). The book list will be distributed only through participating premium level elementary school Scholastic Book Fair events scheduled during the Promotion Period.

Redeem the advertisement for one of the special Scholastic Book Fairs The 39 Clues Collectible Cards available exclusively at participating Scholastic Book Fairs events held during the Promotion Period. Scholastic Book Fairs The 39 Clues Collectible Card quantities are limited to 80 units per Book Fair event and will be available only while supplies last. To enter The 39 Clues Scholastic Book Fairs Sweepstakes, go online to www.the39clues.com, log in, go to “My Cards” and enter the 10 character code found on the front side of the Collectible Card. ONE ENTRY PER FAMILY. YOU MAY ONLY ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES ONLINE. NO OTHER METHOD OF ENTRY WILL BE ACCEPTED.

DEADLINE:

All entries must be received by 11:59PM EST on January 17, 2009.

WINNER SELECTION:

All winners will be selected by a random drawing held on or about February 13, 2009. Winners will be notified during the week of February 16, 2009. Scholastic Book Fairs Inc. (“Sponsor”) is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, misdirected, incomplete or illegible entries or technological problems that may occur online. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the holder of the related e-mail account. Sponsor’s decision on all matters relating to this sweepstakes shall be final and binding.

ELIGIBILITY:

Sweepstakes is open to adults 18 years of age or older, who are legal residents of the United States, excluding Puerto Rico. Employees, and members of their families living in the same household, of Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, brokers, distributors, dealers, retailers, affiliates, and their respective advertising, promotion and production agencies, are not eligible to enter. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited or restricted by law.

PRIZES:

One Grand Prize Winner will receive a 13-inch white Apple MacBook 2.1 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo Laptop, a HP Photosmart C4480 All-in-One printer/scanner/copier, and Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Home and Student Edition (estimated retail value $1349). In addition, 12 (twelve) second place winners will receive a The 39 Clues special edition t-shirt and an autographed copy of The Maze of Bones, by author Rick Riordan (estimated retail value $28 per prize). Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries. No cash substitutions, transfers or assignments of prizes allowed, except by Sponsor in case of unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded.

GENERAL:

All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to release Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors and agencies from any and all liability for injuries or damages of any kind sustained through participation in this sweepstakes and/or use of a prize once accepted. By entering, entrants agree to abide by these rules and represent and warrant that their entry information is accurate. Each winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within ten (10) days of notification attempt or an alternate winner may be selected. By accepting the prize, each winner grants to Sponsor the right to use his or her name, likeness, hometown, biographical information, and entry for purposes of advertising and promotion without further notice or compensation, except where prohibited by law. Taxes, if any, on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. This sweepstakes is subject to all applicable laws.

Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their respective advertising, promotion or production agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telecommunications malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this sweepstakes which may limit the ability to play or participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this sweepstakes. If for any reason (including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor, which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this sweepstakes) the online portion of the sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as described in these rules, Sponsor shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the sweepstakes, in whole or in part.

WINNERS' LIST:

For the names of the prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope after January 17, 2009 and before March 13, 2009 to Scholastic Book Fairs The 39 Clues Sweepstakes Winners’ List, 1080 Greenwood Blvd., Lake Mary, FL 32746

SPONSOR:

Scholastic Book Fairs, Inc., 1080 Greenwood Boulevard, Lake Mary, FL 32746