Why I Need a Worm Dad Contest Official Rules


Why I Need a Worm Dad Contest (the "Contest") starts on June 17, 2021 at 3:00PM PST and ends on June 25, 2021] at 11:59PM PST ("Contest Period").

ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older. Employees of Ferrara Candy Company ("Sponsor"), its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By participating, entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, to enter, call 1-844-967-6323 and follow the directions to record why you deserve a Worm Dad of your own (“Entry”). Entry should be no longer than 10 minutes. All entries must be received by June 25, 2021 at 11:59PM PST. Limit one (1) Entry per person for the entire Contest Period, regardless of method of entry. Multiple Entries from any person will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor.

REQUIREMENTS OF ENTRIES: Entry must be the original work of the entrant, may not have been previously published, and may not have won previous awards. Entry may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:

Sponsor may disqualify an Entry if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Entry fails to conform to these Official Rules in any way or otherwise contains unacceptable content.

WINNER DETERMINATION:  Following the conclusion of the Contest Period, all eligible Entries received will be judged by a panel of qualified judges based on the following equally weighted criteria: originality and creativity (the “Criteria”). The Entries that receive the highest scores will be deemed the potential winners. In the event of a tie, a tie-breaker judge will judge the tied Entries using the Criteria to determine the winner(s). Sponsor reserves the right to not award all prizes if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries. All decisions of the Sponsor and judges are final and binding. Sponsor will not reveal the judging scores for any Entry.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by email or telephone, and may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and, unless prohibited, Publicity Release. If a potential winner does not respond to the initial notification within the time period stated in the notification, does not return all required documentation within the time period stated, or if a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or such potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, a runner-up will be notified. Prize will be shipped to winner at the address provided at time of winner confirmation.

PrizeS (15): Build-A-Dad (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $780 each).  Total ARV of all prizes: $11,700. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. All federal, state and local taxes, if any, and all other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winners. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes returned as undeliverable will not be awarded. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit one (1) prize per person.

PUBLICITY GRANT AND LICENSE/USE OF ENTRIES:  By submitting an Entry, each entrant waives all moral rights in and to the entry and grants to Sponsor and its licensees, successors and assigns an irrevocable, perpetual, unlimited, royalty-free, fully paid-up license to reproduce, distribute, display, exhibit, exploit, perform, edit, create derivatives of, and otherwise use the Entry and all elements of such entry, together with any other material, and the name, city and state of residence, voice, image and/or likeness of entrant, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in any manner, in whole or in part, worldwide, without compensation or notification to, or permission from, entrant or any third party, for any purpose whatsoever, including without limitation, for purposes of advertising or trade. Entrant agrees that, if required by Sponsor, he/she will sign documents to this effect. Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Sponsor has no obligation to make use of the rights granted herein. 

GENERAL CONDITIONS:  By participating, entrant agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize. 

Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered or garbled Entries, email, calls or other communications of any kind; or for errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or recording of Entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Contest-related materials.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or hotline, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken using the winner determination procedure outlined above. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

Use of Data:  Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants in accordance with its privacy policy.  Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at https://www.ferrarausa.com/privacy-policy.html.

WinnerS LIST: To receive the names of the winner, send an email to: socialmedia@ferrarausa.com by no later than thirty (30) days following the conclusion of the Contest.

Sponsor: Ferrara Candy Company, Old Post Office, 404 W. Harrison St. Suite 650, Chicago, IL 60607.