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 the September Teach Challenge, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Skillshare, Inc., and that you satisfy all eligibility requirements.
If you are 18 years or older at the time of entry, you are eligible to enter the Contest. All participants are eligible for the "New Teacher Bonus." Employees of Skillshare, Inc. (“The Sponsor”), its respective parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, distributors, merchants involved with this Contest, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to win. Participants in the Challenge must have a unique Paypal account not shared with other teachers on Skillshare. No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Offer is void where prohibited.
HOW TO ENTER
To enter the contest, enroll in the September Teach Challenge and commit to creating a class over the next 30 days. The class that publishes by 11:59PM EST on September 30th, 2016 and bubbles the highest on our Trending page after seven days of the published date will win a $1,000 Apple gift-card bonus and be featured in a marketing newsletter to the entire Skillshare community of over 1.2M students. All participants who: 1. publish a class that meets our guidelines by 11:59PM on September 30th 2016, 2. post a project in Teaching A Great Skillshare Class that has at minimum a Class Topic, 3. provide at least 1 comment or piece of feedback on a fellow participant’s project in said class, and 4. make at least 1 referral to Premium Membership by October 15th, 2016 11:59 PM EST will receive a year of Premium membership on Skillshare. All first time teachers who meet the same guidelines will also receive a $100 guaranteed payment. All first-time teachers who meet the same guidelines and publish a film or culinary class by 11:59PM on September 30th 2016 will receive a $200 guaranteed payment in lieu of the aforementioned $100 guaranteed payment. Please note, to be eligible for the bonuses the referral cannot already be a Skillshare teacher. Keep in mind, both U.S. Residents and Non-U.S. residents apply for the aforementioned bonuses.
Guaranteed payments for eligible first time teachers will be calculated by subtracting the amount earned from teacher royalties in the month following the Challenge from $100 and paying the difference – if any – to the teacher. Teachers whose earnings exceed $100 in their first month will receive no additional payment. Guaranteed payments will be received in the second month following the completion of the Teach Challenge.
Guaranteed payments for eligible first time teachers who publish classes in the Film and Culinary categories will be calculated by subtracting the amount earned from teacher royalties in the month following the Challenge from $200 and paying the difference – if any – to the teacher. Teachers whose earnings exceed $200 in their first month will receive no additional payment. Guaranteed payments will be received in the second month following the completion of the Teach Challenge.
APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (ARV): Maximum ARV of all prizes: ($1,000). Teach Challenge Winner will receive a $1,000 Apple giftcard. All entrants who publish by 11:59PM on September 30th, 2016 will receive 1 year of Skillshare Premium Membership. All new teachers who publish by 11:59PM on September 30th, 2016, make at least 1 referral to Premium Membership by October 15th, 2016 11:59 PM EST, post a project in Teaching A Great Skillshare Class that has at minimum a Class Topic, and provide at least 1 comment or piece of feedback on a fellow participant's project in said class will also receive a guaranteed payment of $100. All first-time teachers who meet the same guidelines and publish a film or culinary class by 11:59PM on September 30th 2016 will receive a guaranteed payment of $200 in lieu of the aforementioned $100 guaranteed payment. Please note, to be eligible for the bonuses the referral cannot already be a Skillshare teacher. To qualify for the new teacher guaranteed payment, participants must be a first-time teacher and their class should meet all Skillshare class guidelines.
If winner is unable to receive payment then prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner may be selected in accordance with these Official Rules from among the remaining eligible entries for that prize. Prizes may not be transferred or assigned except by Sponsor.
Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received during the Contest Entry Period.
Final Prize and Outline / Project Title Winners will be selected based on 1) Adherence to Publishing Guidelines as explained here. 2) Which class rises the highest on the Trending page by 10/07/2016. Winner will be notified by email and/or mail and at the judges’ discretion.Winners must submit an Affidavit of Eligibility within 5 days of being informed of winning. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or if the 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. If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner’s parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute affidavit on minor’s behalf. No substitutions are permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Prize is not redeemable for cash and non-assignable and non-transferable except to a surviving spouse. Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local sales and income taxes. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of winner. 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 prize per household. Prize is guaranteed to be awarded. If Skillshare, Inc. goes bankrupt or out of business then the prize will not be able to be rewarded to the winner. If Skillshare, Inc. is acquired or merges, it’s the new owners discretion to uphold the delivery of the prize and payment for the membership. Cash value of the prize cannot be redeemed.
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. Winner assumes 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.
Winner acknowledges 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 the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of prize.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder”; of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. 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 and the independent judging organization, 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 from any competition it sponsors 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 winner 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.
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