2022 AOR Good Würk Contest
ELIGIBILITY: The 2022 AOR Good Würk Contest (the “Contest”) is a trade promotion offered in the 50 U.S. States and D.C. (excluding Puerto Rico and US territories and possessions) to verifiable 501c3, nonprofit organizations whose services directly impact the Denver area within 30 miles of AOR headquarters and have been in operation for a minimum of 24 months (eligible “entrant”). For greater certainty, the Contest is open only to businesses; individuals acting for family, household, or domestic purposes are not permitted to participate in the Contest. The sponsor (“Sponsor”) of the Contest is AOR, Inc. employees, officers, directors of Sponsor, AOR, Inc. (“Administrator”), their respective subsidiaries and affiliated companies, agents, advertising/Contest agencies, individuals engaged in the development, production, or distribution of materials for, or implementation of the Contest including but not limited to retained social media influencers (collectively referred to herein as the “Promotion Entities”), and the immediate family members (spouse, siblings, children, domestic partners, and parents including foster and step-relations) or those living in their same household (whether or not related) as any person in any of the preceding categories, are not eligible to enter or win a prize. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Entrants have the responsibility to review and understand their company/employer’s policies and all applicable laws, rules and regulations regarding eligibility to participate and/or receive prizes in trade Contests including this Contest. If an individual is participating in violation of any such policies or laws, that individual and its employer may be disqualified from this Contest, or from receiving prizes. Sponsor and Administrator disclaim any and all liability and responsibility for disputes related to this matter.
By entering the Contest, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules, the information provided by Sponsor in connection with the Contest, and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator (and their authorized representatives) which are final and binding with respect to all matters pertaining to this Contest and all elements thereof.
CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest begins on or about 12:00 am Mountain Time (“MT”) on October 3, 2022 and ends at 11:59 pm MT on November 30, 2022 (“Contest Period”). The Contest consists of one (1) contest, with one (1) selected winner, receiving one (1) defined scope of work consisting of AOR Inc.’s recommended branding, marketing, and/or web solution services performed for one full calendar year by AOR, Inc.’s subject matter experts.
The clock on the Administrator’s server shall be the official time keeping device for this Contest. All time referenced in connection with the Contest is Mountain Time. Entrants are solely responsible for determining the corresponding time zone in their respective jurisdictions; Contest Entities disclaim all liability or responsibility relating thereto. Any Contest Entries submitted by mail must be actually delivered to and received by Sponsor no later than the last business day of the Contest Period in order to be considered qualified Entries.
HOW TO ENTER: In order to be eligible and regardless of entry method used, an entrant must fill out the online entry form posted on Sponsor’s website https://www.thinkaor.com/good-wurk/
Entrants may not participate using multiple or false mailing addresses, business names, email addresses, IP addresses, identities, or accounts, nor shall entrants use any other device or artifice to submit information or to enter more than the permitted number of times. Only entries and information received and verified by Sponsor or Administrator (or their authorized representative) within the time specified may be eligible to receive an entry into the contest for purposes of the Contest. Any suspected attempt by any entrant, directly or indirectly, to cheat, to engage in fraud, to obtain unauthentic or fraudulent entries, or to engage in any other form of artifice as determined in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, will void all such entries, and disqualify any entrant suspected of using/benefitting from such methods. Without limiting the foregoing, Sponsor has the right to verify entrants’ eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules and, on the basis of its investigation, to disqualify any entrant/entry at any time during or after the Contest Period. Without limiting the foregoing, entrant will be disqualified if Sponsor believes the entrant’s participation, or any element thereof, is not in the spirit of the Contest or is ineligible or otherwise not compliant herewith, or if Sponsor believes awarding a prize will have a detrimental impact on Sponsor, this Contest or any element thereof, or any of Sponsor’s and/or other Contest Entities’ brands, products or services. Contest Entities assume no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, non-compliant, illegible, delayed, destroyed, damaged, not received, undelivered, or misdirected oil change information and/or entries (in whole or in part). All information submitted becomes the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
If an entrant is participating in the Contest via a mobile device, message and data rates may apply. Entrant should consult his/her wireless service provider regarding its pricing plans. Participation may not be available on all mobile devices. Consent is not a condition of purchase.
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING WINNERS: The result of the Contest depend on the number of eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period, and on the merits of each entry in Sponsor’s discretion. Winners will be selected on the basis of the following criteria:
- Brand Story (20%): What is the story behind how the business was started and any challenges or victories?
- Community Impact & Focus (50%)Why and how has this organization impacts Denver, located within a radius of 30 miles surrounding AOR Inc.’s headquarters.
- Consistency with Sponsor’s core values (20%): How accurately does the entry represent the Sponsor’s core values?
- Wow Factor (10%): Does the business have a wow factor above and beyond their community impact?
Each entry will then be awarded a score from 0 (poor) to 100 (perfect) in each category (the “Judging Round”). Sponsor will weight and tally all of the scores for each entry and then rank them according to cumulative score. The one (1) entrant with the highest cumulative scores in the Judging Round will be declared the Grand Prize Provisional Winners. In the event of a tie, the Grand Prize Provisional Winner(s) will be the entry(ies) among the tied entries with the higher score in the category of Verticals. In the event of a further tie, the Grand Prize Provisional Winner will be the entry among the still tied entries with the higher score in the category of Consistent with Sponsor’s Core Values. In the event of a further tie, the still tied entries will be re-judged by a new panel of judges selected by the Sponsor using the criteria above. Decisions of judges are final and binding in all respects. Being named a Grand Prize Provisional Winner is subject to validation and verification of eligibility and compliance with all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to select no winner if the quality or quantity of eligible entries is insufficient.
Limit one (1) Grand Prizes; each entrant may win only one (1) Grand Prize.
If you are confirmed as a winner of this Contest:
- You may not exchange your prize for cash or any other merchandise or services. However, if for any reason an advertised prize is unavailable or Sponsor wishes to substitute a particular advertised prize, we reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value; and
- You may not designate someone else as the winner. If you are unable or unwilling to accept your prize, we will award it to an alternate potential winner; and
- If you accept a prize, you will be solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to accepting the prize.
Potential prize winners and their owners and personnel may be required to complete, sign, and return a Declaration of Eligibility, Release of Liability and, where lawful, Publicity Release within the time specified by the Administrator, or else the prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential prize winner selected. The participants selected as a Grand Prize Provisional Winners may be required to provide a valid Social Security Number or Tax ID Number to Sponsor for tax purposes and/or complete an IRS 1099-MISC in order to claim the prize. The participants selected as Prize Provisional Winners must also nominate an owner or employee of their respective business to act as a spokesperson for the Contest, and that nominee must participate in videos, photo shoots, and interviews, to be used by Sponsor and Contest Entities for any purpose as determined desirable in their sole discretion. Failure of the Grand Prize Provisional Winner or any nominee to timely sign, notarize and return any required declaration or release, or the return of any prize, affidavit/release or prize notification as undeliverable, or failure of the Grand Prize Provisional Winner to claim the prize or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may result in disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to the entrant with the next highest score in the Judging Round (the “Substitute Grand Prize Provisional Winner”).
In the event of noncompliance, if an entrant (or any employee) is or becomes noncompliant or ineligible during or after the Contest Period, or if a potential winner fails to respond to the email or other notification within the time specified, declines the prize, or cannot be reached using the contact information (in Sponsor’s discretion) from the Website, that prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Prize or prize notifications that are not received, un-awarded, unclaimed, returned, undeliverable, misdirected (including into spam or junk folders) or otherwise will be forfeited and will not be awarded or re-awarded.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): One winner will be selected, each of which will receive one business makeover valued at approximately $40,000.00 retail.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: AOR, Inc. reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. If a winner is disqualified, AOR, Inc. will either choose an alternate winner or the prize will remain un-awarded.
By accepting any prize, all winners agree to abide by any terms, conditions and restrictions of prizing website and prize issuer. Once awarded, a prize will not be replaced by Contest Entities if unclaimed, misdelivered, lost, misplaced, damaged, destroyed or stolen. The prize must be scheduled and completely utilized no later than December 31, 2022.
Prizes must be accepted in their entirety. Prizes cannot be assigned, transferred, or substituted, in whole or in part, except by Sponsor who may, at its sole discretion, substitute a prize (or prize element) with a prize of equal or greater value. Prizes are not redeemable for cash; any difference between the actual value and ARV of the prize will not be awarded as cash, or otherwise. All expenses not specifically stated herein are solely the responsibility of the winner. All federal, provincial/territorial, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner; winner is advised to seek independent counsel regarding prize tax implications. In no event will the Contest Entities be responsible for awarding more than the stated number or description of prizes herein or on the Website. Prizes, and any element thereof, including any products received as a prize, may not be sold, resold, auctioned, bartered, or placed into any other unauthorized channels of distribution. Any prize pictured or mentioned in advertising or Contest materials (including the Website) is for illustrative purposes only and may not be the actual prize awarded. Trademarks depicted or associated with prizes are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners/manufacturers, which are not sponsors of nor otherwise affiliated with this Contest. WITHOUT LIMITING ANY MANUFACTURER WARRANTIES, SPONSOR AND OTHER CONTEST ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE QUALITY OR CONDITION OF A PRIZE (AWARDED “AS IS”) AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, SUITABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY, RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION: BY PARTICIPATING, ENTRANTS AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW THE SPONSOR, OTHER CONTEST ENTITIES, AND THEIR PARENT, AFFILIATED AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, ADVERTISING AND CONTEST AGENCIES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DISTRIBUTORS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, REPRESENTATIVES, ASSIGNS AND AGENTS (“RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL ALLEGED AND/OR ACTUAL CLAIMS, CAUSES OF ACTION, DEMANDS, LOSSES, SETTLEMENTS (WHETHER OR NOT LITIGATION OR OTHER LEGAL PROCEEDINGS ARE COMMENCED), LIABILITIES AND DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER EXISTING NOW OR ARISING IN THE FUTURE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, DISABILITY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE, VIOLATION OF PROPRIETARY, PUBLICITY, PRIVACY OR ANY OTHER RIGHT), COSTS AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES, COURT COSTS, SETTLEMENT AND DISBURSEMENTS) DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ARISING OUT OF USE OF THE ENTRY IN WHOLE OR IN PART, THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, MISDIRECTION, OR MISUSE OF AN INCENTIVE, PRIZE OR ANY ELEMENT THEREOF, PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND/OR PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY, AND ACCESS/USE OF ALL WEBSITES, WHETHER OR NOT CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF ONE OR MORE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES. To the fullest extent permitted by law, entrants covenant not to sue any Released Party or cause them to be sued regarding any matter released above; and further covenant not to disaffirm, limit or rescind these releases. A waiver by one or more of the Contest Entities of any term in these Official Rules does not constitute a waiver of any other provision.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS CONTEST, PARTICIPATION IN CONTEST AND/OR PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITIES, THE USE OR MISUSE OF A PRIZE OR ANY ELEMENT THEREOF, OR ACCESS TO, AND USE OF ANY PARTICIPATING WEBSITE(S) OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITE(S). Without limiting the foregoing, the Website is provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, ENTRANTS AND WINNERS AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, PROMOTION ENTITIES, ITS MEMBERS, OFFICERS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIES AND AFFILIATES (THE “INDEMNIFIED PARTIES”), FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, DEMANDS, COSTS, LIABILITIES, DAMAGES, LOSSES, CAUSES OF ACTION, OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM (A) THE PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST OR RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE, AND (B) ANY BREACH OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR ANY REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
By entering and/or accepting a prize, entrants and winners hereby irrevocably consent, where lawful, to the use (but without obligation) by Sponsor (and its affiliated companies and their respective authorized representatives) of their business name, image, photographs, videotape, likeness, hometown name, biographical information, voice, as well as any statements regarding the Contest or Sponsor (provided they are true) for publicity, trade, advertising and promotional purposes in all media now known or hereafter developed worldwide, including but not limited to the Internet, mobile devices, and World Wide Web, without additional compensation, and without the right of review, notification or approval.
In the event of noncompliance, if an entrant is or becomes noncompliant or ineligible during or after the Contest Period, or a potential winner fails to respond within the time specified, or cannot be reached using the contact information (in Sponsor’s discretion) provided on the entry, that prize will be forfeited in its entirety and will not be re-awarded.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Neither Sponsor nor any of the other Promotion Entities are responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, unintelligible, illegible, stolen, returned, or undelivered entries, oil change or other information, or e-mail, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, or other connections availability, accessibility or traffic congestion, or miscommunications, or failed computer, network, telephone, satellite, cable hardware, software or lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, incompatibility, or errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, nor for the failure to capture any such information. Persons who are suspected of tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Contest or Website, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of any Website. Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, technical failures or other causes similar or dissimilar which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, participation, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest, or any element thereof, and select winners (for the respective contest or element thereof as applicable) from eligible entries received prior to the action taken, or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, and assumes no responsibility for any error, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction to, or unauthorized use of the Website. In the event of any discrepancy, ambiguity, inconsistency, printing or any other error or miscommunication in any advertising, brochures, cover letters, announcements, Contest materials and/or any other information relating to this Contest or any element thereof, these Official Rules shall govern.
Contest Entities shall not be liable to entrants, winners or any other person or entity for failure to execute the Contest, or any element thereof or supply a prize, or any part thereof, by reason of any act of God, any action(s), regulation(s) order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist act, cyber-attack, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, epidemic or pandemic, or any similar or dissimilar event beyond their reasonable control.
DISPUTES/ARBITRATION: THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED (A) BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF COLORADO WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. Entrants are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations including but not limited to tax and similar reporting obligations imposed by the federal, state, provincial/territorial and local authorities. Written notices of claims or disputes (“Demand”) shall be sent to the Sponsor at the following address (the “Notice Address”): 1020 Cherokee St, Denver, CO 80204 United States, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If the claim or dispute contained in the Demand is not resolved to entrant’s satisfaction within ten (10) business days after Sponsor’s receipt, the entrant shall file a Demand for Arbitration with JAMS (“Arbitrator”), pursuant to the JAMS Arbitration Administrative Policies and, unless otherwise agreed in writing by the parties, to the applicable JAMS Arbitration Rules and Procedures. For any such filing of a demand for arbitration, entrant must affect proper service under the rules of the Arbitrator and notice to the Notice Address may not be sufficient. Entrant agrees that the Arbitrator will have sole and exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute with Sponsor. The Federal Arbitration Act allows for the enforcement of arbitration agreements and governs the interpretation and enforcement of the agreement to arbitrate. The place of any arbitration shall be Denver, Colorado. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE RIGHTS TO LITIGATE, TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE RELIEF OR TO MAKE ANY OTHER RECOURSE TO JUDICIAL OR ANY OTHER PROCEDURE IN CASE OF DISPUTES OR CLAIMS RESULTING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTEST ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED, AND YOU EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY AND ALL SUCH RIGHTS. IN THE EVENT THAT A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION FINDS THE FOREGOING WAIVER UNENFORCEABLE, YOU HEREBY AGREE TO THE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCEDURES SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION.
WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners of prizes, mail your request in a U.S. sufficiently self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by AOR, Inc. within three (3) months of the close of the Contest Period to: 1020 Cherokee St, Denver, CO 80204 United States
Sponsor reserves the right, without notice or prior approval, to modify or supersede these Official Rules in its sole reasonable discretion, and in such event will post revised Rules on the Website, which will continue to govern all aspects of the Contest. Sponsor may also end the Contest at any time for any reason in its sole discretion without obligation to any entrant.
SPONSOR: This Contest is hosted by AOR, Inc. located at 1020 Cherokee St, Denver, CO 80204. For more information please contact email@example.com.