2017 Quilt Block Design Contest

Contest Rules

AccuQuilt, makers of the revolutionary GO! Fabric Cutter, will choose one lucky winner to receive a grand prize valued at over $5,000! The prize package includes an all-expenses paid trip to the AccuQuilt Corporate Headquarters for the unveiling event of the winner’s block on the 17-ft. sign, Fall 2017 (date to be determined). Contest prize packages include fabulous prizes from Craftsy, Northcott Fabrics, Aurifil, Mountain Mist, Timeless Treasures, Dear Stella, Moda Fabrics, Marcus Brothers, Cloud 9, American Patchwork & Quilting, Shannon Fabrics, Quilt In A Day, Robert Kaufman Fabrics, RJR Fabrics and F&W Media. Winners will be announced on Sept. 15, 2017. The Grand Prize and Runner-up winning blocks will be officially revealed at the AccuQuilt Unveiling Event in Omaha, Neb. at the AccuQuilt headquarters, Fall 2017 (date to be determined).

OFFICIAL RULES

PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected by a panel of AccuQuilt’s management and our guest judge, Eleanor Burns, from among all eligible entries received, on or before 11:59 pm CST, Sept. 11, 2017, under the supervision of AccuQuilt, LLC (Sponsor). Potential winner will be notified by phone and/or mail and email. Grand Prize Winner will receive a prize package aggregate value of $5,300 consisting of:

    • AccuQuilt Reward Points ($1,000 value)
    • Round trip airfare for two (2), themselves and a friend, from winner’s home and transportation to Omaha, Neb. for an unveiling ceremony for their design at the AccuQuilt corporate offices. The unveiling date is scheduled to occur Fall 2017 (date to be determined). AccuQuilt reserves the right to change unveiling date. If winner is located less than 300 miles from Omaha, alternate transportation than airfare will be provided. ($1,000 estimated value)
    • Includes up to two (2) night hotel stay (one room for two nights). Continental breakfast included. ($500 value)
    • One (1) Aurifil Best Selection 50wt-45 spools ($270 value)
    • Eight (8) Timeless Treasures Fabric Bundles ($450 value)
    • Eleven (11) Dear Stella Fabric Bundles ($450)
    • One (1) Moda Fabric Bundle ($450 value)
    • One (1) Northcott Fabric Bundle – 1 yard cuts of 40 colors from Toscana plus a swatch book (value $380)
    • Five (5) Class Pass from Craftsy ($350 Value)
    • Six (6) Mountain Mist Batting – Cream Rose Cotton Batting Queen Size ($210 value)
    • Five (5) Shannon Fabrics Cuddle Kits ($200)
    • One (1) Marcus Brothers Fabric Layer Cake Pack ($40 value)

 

One (1) Runner-up Prize Winner will be selected by a panel of AccuQuilt’s management and our guest judge, Eleanor Burns, from among all eligible entries received, on or before 11:59 pm CST, Sept. 11, 2017 under the supervision of AccuQuilt, LLC (Sponsor). Potential winner will be notified by phone and/or mail and email. Runner-up Prize Winner will receive a prize package aggregate value of $2,814 consisting of:

    • AccuQuilt Reward Points ($500 value)
    • Round trip airfare for two (2), themselves and a friend, from winner’s home and transportation to Omaha, Neb. for an unveiling ceremony for their design at the AccuQuilt corporate offices. The unveiling date is scheduled to occur Fall 2017 (date to be determined). AccuQuilt reserves the right to change unveiling date. If winner is located less than 300 miles from Omaha, alternate transportation than airfare will be provided. ($1,000 estimated value)
    • Includes up to two (2) night hotel stay (one room for two nights). Continental breakfast included. ($500 value)
    • Three (3) Class Pass from Craftsy ($210 Value)
    • One (1) Northcott Fabric Bundle – 1 yard cuts of 20 fabrics from ColorWorks Concepts and Solids (value $170)
    • One (1) USB Archive of every issue of American Patchwork & Quilting and Quilts & More magazines up to 2016 ($149 value)
    • Aurifil Thread Kit 12 large spools ($140 value)
    • Three (3) Mountain Mist Batting – Cream Rose Cotton Batting Queen Size ($105 value)
    • One (1) Marcus Brothers Fabric Layer Cake Pack ($40 value)

 

One (1) Fan’s Choice Winner will be selected by voters, on or before 11:59 pm CST, Sept. 11, 2017 under the supervision of AccuQuilt, LLC (Sponsor). Potential winner will be notified by phone and/or mail and email. The Fan’s Choice Winner will receive a prize package aggregate value of $843 consisting of:

    • AccuQuilt Reward Points ($250 value)
    • One (1) RJR Fabric Bundle ($150 value)
    • Two (2) Class Pass from Craftsy ($140 Value)
    • Two (2) Mountain Mist Batting – White Rose Cream Cotton Batting Queen Size ($105 value)
    • One (1) Northcott Fabric Bundle – 1/2 yard cuts of 20 fabrics from ColorWorks Concepts and Solids (value $85)
    • One (1) Aurifil Thread Kit of 10 small spools- collection (Carolyn Friedlander) ($70 value)
    • One (1) Marcus Brothers-Fat Corner Bundle ($40 value)
    • One (1) Cloud 9 Fabrics-Fat Quarter Bundle ($38 value)

 

One (1) Retailer Prize Winner will be selected by the Grand Prize Winner. Potential winner will be notified by phone and/or mail and email. Retailer Prize Winner will receive a prize package aggregate value of $3,500 consisting of:

    • One (1) AccuQuilt Demo/Educator Event at their store ($1,500 value)
    • GO! Big® Fabric Cutters for Staff – Up to 4 ($2,000 value)

 

Seven (7) Honorable Mention Winners will be selected by a panel of AccuQuilt management and our guest judge, Eleanor Burns, from all eligible entries received, on or before 11:59 pm CST, Sept. 11, 2017 under the supervision of AccuQuilt, LLC (Sponsor). Potential winners will be notified by phone and/or mail and email. Each Honorable Mention will receive one prize package aggregate value of $397 consisting of:

    • AccuQuilt Rewards Points ($50 value)
    • One (1) Class Pass from Craftsy ($70 value)
    • One (1) Northcott Fabric Bundle – 20 Fat Quarters from assorted new collections ($55 value)
    • One (1) Aurifil Thread package – 12 large spools cotton ($50 value)
    • One (1) Marcus Brothers – Fat Corner Bundle ($40 value)
    • One (1) Cloud 9 Fabrics – Fat Quarter Bundle ($38 value)
    • One (1) Mountain Mist Batting – White Rose Cream Cotton Batting Queen Size ($35 value)
    • One (1) Autographed Quilt in a Day GO! Qube Book by Eleanor Burns ($25 value)
    • One (1) Year Subscription to American Patchwork & Quilting magazine ($20 value)
    • Two (2) Tickets to any Original Sewing & Quilt Expo event from F&W Media ($15 value)

 

WINNER SELECTION: One (1) Grand Prize Winner, one (1) Runner-up Prize Winner and one (1) Fan’s Choice Prize Winner will be selected among all eligible entries received on or before 11:59 pm CST, Sept. 11, 2017, under the supervision of the Sponsor. Grand Prize Winner will receive a prize package valued at approximately $5,300. Runner-up Prize Winner will receive a prize package valued at approximately $2,814 and Fan’s Choice Prize Winner will receive a prize package valued at approximately $843.

Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes (or portions thereof) of equal or greater value if prizes (or portions thereof) cannot be awarded as described. Sponsor will determine all elements of prizing in its sole discretion. Prizes may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third-party product or service accepted by the winners. The awarding of this prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if any winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required affidavit, is found to have violated Official Rules, or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner in a random drawing. Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession, and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects. Void outside the 50 United States, Canada and where prohibited. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

ENTRY: Enter by submitting original entry designs in .jpg, .gif, .png format to https://www.accuquilt.com/contest August 1–August 22, 2017. Maximum file size is 50 MB.  Entries must be a unique design. Entrants may not use a copyrighted design. There is no cost to register or enter.

ODDS of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

ELIGIBILITY: Legal residents of the 50 United States, and Canada (except Quebec province residents), 21 years of age or older are eligible to enter, except employees of Sponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the contest and/or their respective agents, affiliates, subsidiaries and members of their immediate families or persons residing at the same address.

PRIVACY: By entering and/or voting and providing the required entry information, you acknowledge that Sponsor may also send you information, samples or special offers it believes may be of interest to you about its products or other complementary goods offered by Sponsor. Information collected is subject to Sponsor’s online privacy policy at accuquilt.com. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO SHARE YOUR INFORMATION, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THIS PROMOTION.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Except where prohibited, by participating entrants agree that: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant(s) and Sponsor and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of Nebraska without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. Entrant agrees that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be filed only in the state or federal courts located in the State of Nebraska and entrant hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.

OTHER: Sponsor assumes no responsibility for entries it is unable to process due to network, hardware or other technical failures; or any other reason, or incomplete, damaged, misdirected, or lost entries. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of the rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this promotion if not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention or force majeure. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to date of cancellation. The use of automated entry systems or any other conduct that impedes the integrity of the sweepstakes is prohibited. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the holder of an established e-mail account associated with the entry.

Sponsor reserves the right to approve, deny or revoke entry for any reason whatsoever. Sponsor is not responsible for any disputes that may arise among Prize Participants. AccuQuilt, LLC shall not be liable for any bodily harm or damage and/or lost opportunity which may result from participation in this Prize Package.

Entries become the property of AccuQuilt, LLC.

GENERAL: Except where prohibited by law: (i) entry constitutes permission to use winners’ entry, name, hometown, voice, likeness, photograph and any statements regarding this sweepstakes for editorial, public relations, promotional and advertising purposes on behalf of Sponsor without compensation; (ii) potential winners may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability/Publicity within ten (10) days of notification or an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing. If winner notification is returned as undeliverable, an alternate winner may be selected by random drawing. By participating and winning a prize, winners release Sponsor, its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the sweepstakes. Subject to all U.S. federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Grand Prize Winner will be issued a 1099 tax form in the amount of the prize retail value as stated herein. For winners’ names, available after Sept. 30, 2017, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners’ List, AccuQuilt, 8843 S 137th Circle, Omaha, NE 68138. VT residents may omit return postage.

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