Busted Halo’s 2013 Advent Surprise Giveaway Official Rules


1. Eligibility
The® Advent Surprise Giveaway (the “Giveaway” or “drawing”) is open to individuals who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Employees and agents of Busted Halo or Paulist Young Adult Ministries and any entity involved in the sponsoring, development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the prize giveaway, and the immediate family members and persons living in the same household as such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win.

2. How To Enter
No purchase necessary. Each day’s Advent Calendar entry will be accompanied by an entry form/link to enter the giveaway, allowing one entry per contestant per day during Advent. Contestants may share the Giveaway on Facebook through the contest form and receive an additional opportunity to enter for each friend who enters the contest through their link. Entrants must submit their e-mail and snail mail addresses (addresses will NOT be shared, sold or given to any third parties). No responsibility is assumed by for lost, late, or misdirected entries or any computer, online, telephone, or technical malfunctions that may occur. All entries become the property of and will not be returned.

3. Winner Selection
There will be one grand prize winner at the end of the contest.


Grand Prize A 16 GB iPad Air will be awarded in a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Giveaway. ALL ENTRIES WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE RANDOM DRAWING FOR OUR GRAND PRIZE.

Drawings will be conducted under the supervision of the Publisher of, whose decision is final. The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded a 16 GB iPad Air.

Chance of winning depends on the exact number of eligible entries received during the eligible period. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prize permitted, except that reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event an offered prize is unavailable. Taxes on the prizes are solely the responsibility of the winner.

4. General Conditions
Prize giveaway entrants agree to abide by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of the Paulist Young Adult Ministries and Busted Halo which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this prize giveaway. This prize giveaway is governed by the laws of the United States. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Winner will be notified via their provided e-mail address. Failure to respond to notification of victory within four (4) days or return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Entrants further grant to Busted Halo the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print in any other media in connection with the prize giveaway. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Busted Halo to use winner’s names and likenesses for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. By entering, participants release and hold harmless Paulist Young Adult Ministries and Busted Halo, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this prize giveaway or any prize won.

5. Internet
If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Busted Halo which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this prize giveaway, Busted Halo reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the prize giveaway. Busted Halo assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Busted Halo is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by Busted Halo on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this prize giveaway. CAUTION: any attempt by a entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the prize giveaway or survey is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Paulist Young Adult Ministries and Busted Halo reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law. Entries made by Internet will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated.

Grand Prize: 16 GB iPad Air

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