At aspireTV, we change the way we see ourselves and each other by celebrating, sharing and reflecting black culture and lifestyle. What does that mean? This month, we want to celebrate, share and reflect YOU – are you dreaming big? Have you launched a business, completed college against the odds, invented something amazing or have a tremendous skill? If yes, show us!
How do you #DreamBig?
All month long, we want to see how our fans are “Making History Every Day” with our #DreamBig contest! Tag us in a video or picture with the hashtag, #DreamBig of you and your achievement and we will select one winner from each social media platform to win an custom prize from aspireTV!
Its Black History, Black Excellence and Basketball all in one. We can’t wait to see the amazing things our tribe is doing!
Need inspiration? Watch Icons, Idols + Influencers on Sunday, February 17 at 8PM ET.
Contest ends 2/28/19 at 11:50PM ET.
“DREAM BIG” CONTEST
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The “DREAM BIG” Contest (“Contest”) starts at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on February 7th, 2019, and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on March 10th, 2019 (“Contest Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for this Contest. The sponsor of this Contest is Aspire Channel, LLC, 2077 Convention Center Concourse, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30337 (the “Sponsor”). Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are not sponsors of this Contest and do not endorse, administer or otherwise have any association with this Contest. Entrants are providing information to Sponsor and not to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. The Contest shall be subject to these “Official Rules,” and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein.
ELIGIBILITY: THE CONTEST IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FORTY-EIGHT (48) CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO, AT TIME OF ENTRY, ARE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, AND HAVE INTERNET ACCESS. THIS CONTEST IS VOID OUTSIDE THE AREA SPECIFIED ABOVE AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Employees and family members of Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent companies and agencies, (collectively, the “Promotion Parties”) and those living in the household of same (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter or win.
Entry on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter: Show us how you dream big! Enter by posting your video responding to the contest prompt on Facbook, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag #dreambig. Facebook and Instagram entrants must also include @AspireTV. Twitter entrants must include @TVAspire. Incomplete and inaccurate Entries are void.
Note: Entrants must have their accounts linked with settings set to “unprotected” or “public” and must add the above hashtags and “@”s to the Entry (as defined below) in order for the Sponsor to be able to view the Entry and contact the potential winners.
Entries must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous, or contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age. Sponsor reserves the right to delete any Entry that contains any such material.
Important Note: If you opt to use the Entry Platforms via your wireless mobile device (which may only be available via participating wireless carriers and is not required to enter the Contest), standard text messaging and/or data rates may apply for each message sent or received from your handset according to the terms and conditions of your service agreement with your wireless carrier. Other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges) and may appear on your mobile device bill or be deducted from your prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers’ rate plans may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for more information on messaging rate plans and charges relating to your participation in this Contest. Participation in this Contest by mobile device means that you understand that you may receive additional messages by mobile device relating to this Contest, including notifying you if you are the winner, which may be subject to charges pursuant to your carrier’s rate plan. Text messaging may not be available from all mobile phone service carriers and handset models. Mobile device service may not be available in all areas. Check your mobile device’s capabilities for specific instructions.
All Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and none will be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor shall have the right to edit, adapt, and publish any or all of the Entries and may use them in any and all media, now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world in perpetuity without attribution or compensation to the Entrant, his or her successors or assigns, or any other entity.
Each Entrant represents that the content submitted by user in connection with this sweepstakes (i.e., the “Entrant Content”) is the Entrant’s original work and that Entrant has obtained all necessary licenses, approvals and consents to use and display the images and design in the Sweepstakes and on Sponsor’s websites and social media sites. Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes Entrant’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, transferable, assignable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Entry and Entrant Content, if any, in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate them into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes and constitutes permission for the Promotion Entities to use Entrant’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, social media account user names, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation, notification, or permission unless prohibited by law. If requested, Entrant will sign documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights Entrant is granting to use the Entry or any portion thereof.
WAIVERS, DISCLAIMERS AND RELEASES: The Promotion Parties, Facebook Twitter, Instagram, and any and all Internet server(s) and access provider(s), application hosts and facilitators and cellular provider(s), and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees, and agents (collectively,“Releasees”) are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers, or software, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile device relating to or resulting from participation in the Contest; inability to access the site for Entry, Entry Platforms or any web pages thereof; inability to connect to or upload to the Entry site or Entry Platforms; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer, or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines, mobile networks, or the Internet or any application or website (including the Entry Platforms) or for any other reason whatsoever; mail that is late, lost, mutilated, misdirected, stolen, or postage due; typographical, printing, or other errors; or any combination thereof. Proof of submitting information to Instagram or Twitter is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. Illegible, incomplete, and mechanically reproduced Entries will be disqualified. False, fraudulent, or deceptive Entries or acts shall render Entrants ineligible. Any damage made to the Entry Platforms will be the responsibility of the authorized account holder of the e-mail address for the Entry Platform account submitted at the time of Entry. The Contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia, United States, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state, province, territory or federal laws. By entering the Contest, Entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of Fulton County, Georgia and waive the right to have disputes arising out of the subject matter hereof adjudicated in any other forum.
Entrants release and waive any claims they may have against Releasees for any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including, without limitation, attorney’s fees) resulting from acceptance, use, or misuse of any prize or any element thereof or from participation in this Contest. The releases hereunder are intended to apply to all claims not known or suspected to exist with the intent of waiving the effect of laws requiring the intent to release future unknown claims.
SELECTION OF WINNERS: Prospective winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries. The prospective winners will be contacted by direct message via applicable entry platform or via provided email address no later than April 30, 2019. The prospective winners may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility, a release of liability and publicity, and other forms furnished by Aspire. All decisions are final. If Aspire is unable to contact the prospective winner within three (3) days from first notification attempt, if prospective winner fail to complete all required forms provided by Aspire by a date specified by Aspire, and/or if the prospective winner fails to comply with any requirements, his/her Prize will be forfeited and an alternative prospective winner will be chosen. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Aspire, as determined by Aspire in its sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries at Aspire’s sole discretion. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
PRIZE: One (1) winner per Entry Platform will receive a basketball autographed by Earvin “Magic” Johnson. The specifics of the Prize shall be determined by Aspire. Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of each Prize is One Hundred Seventy Five Dollars ($175.00). ERV of all Prizes is Five Hundred Twenty Five Dollars ($525.00). All extra costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with any element of the prize are the sole responsibility of the Winners. Prizes cannot be transferred, substituted, or redeemed for cash except at Aspire’s sole discretion. Aspire reserves the right to substitute the Prize, or portions thereof, for a similar Prize of comparable or greater value.
GENERAL: If, for any reason, this Contest is not capable of running as planned or if this Contest or any application or website associated therewith (or any portion thereof), including, but not limited to, the Entry Form and Entry Platforms, become corrupted or do not allow the proper operation of the Contest and processing of Entries in accordance with these Official Rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, shutdown of the Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram service, or any other causes, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Contest or any portion thereof. The Releasees are not responsible for any changes or unavailability of the Entry Form and/or Entry Platforms that may interfere with the Contest (including any limitations, any restrictions or any conditions on Sponsor’s ability to use the Entry Form or Entry Platforms for the Contest as set forth herein that are not acceptable to Sponsor) or ability of Entrant to timely enter, receive notices, or communicate with Sponsor via the Entry Platforms, in which case Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may terminate or modify the Contest. In the event that this Contest is cancelled, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, conduct a random drawing to award the prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. Any attempt by an Entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any application(s) (including the Entry Form or any Entry Platform) or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and/or civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an Entry, the Entry will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder of the Twitter or Instagram account associated with the account for the potentially winning Entry (or, in the case of an Entry submitted using the Entry Form, the authorized account holder of the email address submitted with the Entry), but only if that person meets all other eligibility criteria. Each potential winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder for the email address, Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram account(s), as applicable, for the potentially winning Entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the Entry will be deemed ineligible.
Note: Entry must be made by the Entrant only through the Entry Platforms or Entry Form. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other application or e-mail address, including, but not limited to, commercial contest or Contest subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Contest. The use of any device or computer software or bot to automate the entry process is prohibited.
WINNERS LIST: For a copy of the winners list (available after May 31, 2019), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by no later than May 1, 2019 to: “Aspire Dream Big” Contest, Attn: Aspire Legal Counsel, 2077 Convention Center Concourse, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30337.