Eligibility

No contribution or purchase is required to enter or win. A contribution or purchase will not increase your chances of winning. This contest is open to all adult residents of Oregon and Washington states. Employees of OPB, volunteer on-air hosts of KMHD, employees of PBS, NPR, PBS or NPR member stations, and corporate underwriters of OPB or KMHD, and their respective household or immediate family members, are not eligible to enter. Compliance with the eligibility requirements will be determined solely by OPB. All Federal, State and local laws and regulations apply. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.

Entries

No limit on entries. All winners will be notified through Instagram. Entry instructions will be posted on OPB’s Greetings from the Northwest webpage on April 1. Entries will be accepted from April 1 thru five p.m. on April 12.

OPB is not responsible for lost, late, delayed or illegible entries or requests for entries. OPB assumes no responsibility for computer system, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, damages, delayed computer transactions or network connections, whether human, technical or otherwise in nature, in conjunction with this contest, participation or in connection with any prize acceptance. OPB, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the OPB website or OPB’s Instagram page, or who is otherwise in violation of the Official Rules. Entrants agree OPB has the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this contest and that its decision is final and binding.

Determination and Awarding of Prizes

 OPB will select five winners in a random drawing held on April 13. Winners will be notified by tagging the winning photos on Instagram. Any prize not timely accepted by a winner will, in OPB’s sole discretion, be forfeited for future use by OPB, returned to the prize donor, or awarded to an alternate winner. If a prize notification is not responded to by the date in the prize notification or if the email service notifies OPB that the prize notification is undeliverable, that prize will be awarded to an alternate winner. Prize packages will be awarded on an individual basis, with no more than one prize package awarded to each entrant.

Winner must confirm their acceptance of the prize by the date provided in the prize notification; otherwise, the prize will be forfeited. Each prize is guaranteed to be awarded except if forfeited by a prize winner or in the event that OPB ceases operation, or for some other reason is unable to fulfill the prize after a diligent effort is made. In such circumstances OPB assumes no responsibility (monetary or otherwise) to fulfill the prize. Prizes are not redeemable for cash, exchangeable, or transferable. All taxes on prizes, including but not limited to Federal, State and local income and sales taxes, are the responsibility of the winners.

Prizes

  • 5 (five) signed Beverly Cleary books ($50 ea.)

All prizes must be collected by one year after the date of the prize notification.

To obtain the prize, the winning entrant must provide proof of the correctness of entrant’s information and compliance with the terms and conditions contained in the Official Rules by signing an Affidavit of Eligibility, release of publicity and release of liability and return the executed documents to OPB.

Odds of Winning

Odds of winning are determined by the total number of entries received and cannot be projected.

Release and Indemnification

 Entry constitutes permission for OPB (except where prohibited by law) to use winners’ names, hometowns and likenesses for publicity purposes without additional compensation.

By entering, all entrants agree to be bound by the contest rules and further agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless OPB, its licensees, affiliates, successors and funders, Instagram, and their respective directors, officers and employees from and against all actions, causes of actions and liability, including attorney’s fees and costs, arising out of or relating to participation in the contest and receipt and use or misuse of the prize awarded.

Choice of Law

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of OPB in connection with the contest, shall be governed by the laws of the State of Oregon without regard to the conflicts of law principles thereof. 

Sponsor

This contest is sponsored by Oregon Public Broadcasting, 7140 SW Macadam Avenue, Portland, OR 97219. This contest is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram. All questions or comments regarding the contest should be directed to OPB.