September-October 2023 Teach Challenge — Terms & Conditions

No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this contest. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. By submitting an entry to "September-October Teach Challenge" on Skillshare, you acknowledge that you satisfy all eligibility requirements, and that you have read and agree to be bound by these Official Rules, the Skillshare Terms of Service, and the decisions of Skillshare, Inc.



To enter the contest, join "September-October Teach Challenge" by clicking the link you received via email and commit to creating a course. The course must be published (and you must join the "September-October Teach Challenge") by Oct. 31, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. ET. All entrants must meet the following qualifications: 

  1. You must be 18 years or older (or the age of legal majority in your jurisdiction, if higher) to be eligible to participate in this contest.
  2. You must post a project in the Teach on Skillshare class that has at minimum a Class Topic by 11:59 p.m. on Sept. 27
  3. You must publish your class by 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 31
  4. The class you publish must meet our Class Quality Guidelines.
  5. You must provide at least one comment or piece of feedback on a fellow participant’s project in the Teach on Skillshare class by 11:59 p.m. on Sep. 27
  6. You must successfully refer at least one student to a Skillshare Membership by Nov. 30. For the referral to be successful, the referred student must subscribe to a paying membership without seeking a refund. The referred student may not be someone who has previously posted a class to the Skillshare platform or who has previously been or is now a current Skillshare member. 
  7. You must earn at least 75 paid minutes watched for the class you publish by Nov. 30.
  8. You must not reside in Italy. Users residing in Italy are not eligible to participate in this contest because of local country restrictions.



All qualified entrants (as specified above) will receive a 1-year Skillshare membership. The approximate retail value of 1 year of membership to Skillshare is $165. 


In addition, two (2) qualified entrants will receive the Final Prize: a $300 payment that will be applied to your first teacher payment on or around December 15. The Final Prize winners will be determined solely based on the quality of the entry submitted and the skill shown by the teacher. All entries will be assessed by the Skillshare Curation team, and then separately by at least two Skillshare staff members. The entries that best adhere to Skillshare’s Class Quality Guidelines will be selected as the winner. Some teachers will receive coaching from the Skillshare Community team during the Challenge and others will not. One Final Prize will be awarded to a teacher who received coaching and the other will be awarded to a teacher who did not. 


The Final Prize winners will be determined on Dec. 5, 2023, and will be notified by email by Dec. 5, 2023. The winners may be required to submit an Affidavit of Eligibility within 5 days of being informed of winning or will be deemed ineligible. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or if a selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. No substitutions are permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Prize is non-assignable and non-transferable except to a surviving spouse. 


Winners are responsible for all federal, state, local sales, and income taxes. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of winners. Entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown, and likeness for online posting and promotional purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. Limit: one Final Prize per teacher. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the contest entry period and the number of teachers who do and do not receive coaching.


Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and release, defend, and hold harmless the Sponsor and its affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Contest, as well as the employees, officers, directors, and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation, acceptance, and use or misuse of prize. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Contest or use or redemption of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest, or in the announcement of the prize.

Winners acknowledge the Sponsor and all other businesses concerned with this Contest and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness, or merchantability of any aspect of prize.


In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, the Sponsor will resolve such dispute in good faith in its sole and absolute discretion. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries, or entries generated by a script, macro, or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible, or incomplete entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware, or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Contest. By participating in the Contest, you (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules and cancel the Contest if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus, bot, or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Contest), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal. Legal Warning: Any attempt by an individual, whether or not an entrant, to deliberately damage, destroy, tamper, or vandalize this web site or interfere with the operation of the Contest, is a violation of criminal and civil laws and sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and diligently pursue all remedies against any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.



This Contest shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. By participating, entrants agree that any and all disputes arising out of or relating in any way to this Contest shall be litigated only in courts sitting in New York, NY, U.S.A.



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