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FALL 2014 Video Scholarship
$5,000 Video Scholarship Contest

Rules
OFFICIAL RULES FOR THE FALL 2014 JOE FOSS INSTITUTE VIDEO SCHOLARSHIP CONTESTS.
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Agreement to Official Rules.
Participation in the FALL 2014 Joe Foss Institute Video Scholarship Contest (the “Contest”) constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of The Joe Foss Institute, Inc., 8925 E. Pima Center Parkway, Suite 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85258 (the “Sponsor”) and the Contest administrator, Strutta.com Media Inc., 375 Water St., Suite 206, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6B 5C6 (“Administrator”), which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. This Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook, nor is Facebook associated with the Contest in any way. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor, and not to Facebook. You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for administering the Contest and in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy as described herein.

Odds.
The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. Winner will be selected based on skills, not at random.

Eligibility.
The Contest is open only to the following entrants: (i) all individuals, of junior or senior high school standing at the time of entry, (ii) who are currently enrolled in, or graduated within the previous twelve (12) months from, any public, private, alternative, parochial, or home-study high school-level educational program or institution designed to conclude with the awarding of a degree or diploma, and (iii) who are U.S. citizens or the legal residents of, and physically located within, any of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia. Previous video scholarship recipients of Sponsor are not eligible, though previous entrants without awards may participate with new media. Void where restricted or prohibited by law. All trustees, directors, officers, and employees of the Sponsor, Administrator, and of each of Sponsor’s and Administrator’s respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, licensees, agents, website administrators, advertising and Contest agencies, and any immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household (whether related or not) of any of the foregoing, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.

How to Enter.
The Contest entry period begins at 12:01 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (“MST”) on June 4th, 2014, and ends at 11:59 p.m. MST on October 19th, 2014 (the “Entry Period”). The Sponsor’s computer system shall be the official timekeeper. To participate in the Contest, during the Entry Period eligible entrants must (i) access http://2014contest-fall.joefossinstitute.strutta.com/ (the “Website”) and click on the button “ENTER NOW”; (ii) register to enter the Contest by either entering entrant’s Facebook login, or create a Contest login account by entering entrant’s email address along with a password, (iii) complete and submit the official Contest entry form by filling in all required information, including entrant’s full name, entrant’s mail address, entrant’s email address, entrant’s gender, entrant’s birth date, entrant’s phone number, and the name and mail address of entrant’s current or previous high school-level program or institution; and (iv) submit through the Website an original video (between 30 and 180 seconds in length, 3:00 minutes maximum). Entrants who are under the age of eighteen (18) must comply with the Parental Release requirements set forth below. All Videos must comply with VIDEO REQUIREMENTS specified below. Sponsor is not responsible for any entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at Sponsor’s servers or elsewhere, which entries are void. If all required information is not included at close of entry period, entry will be disqualified.

Contest Theme.
Using the theme: Keepers of the Constitution: Service and Freedom, you entry should inspire viewers and remind them why our freedoms, our Constitution, and our Bill of Rights are worth defending; the price for protecting our freedoms; and our responsibilities as engaged citizens. Create a story. Interview a hero. Share how you, or someone you know, have been motivated to make a difference and serve your community. Help others learn why our Founding Documents matter to all Americans and to you personally. As George Washington has stated - "The Constitution... its only keepers, the people." (each entrant, a “Video”).

Parental Release.
If entrant is under the age of eighteen (18), Sponsor must obtain the permission, consent and release from a parent or legal guardian of such entrant before such entrant will be allowed to enter the Contest. If an entrant who is under the age of 18 is interested in participating in the Contest, he or she must have their parent or legal guardian complete the parental release form available on the Website (the “Parental Release”) by filling in all required information, including entrant’s name, parent/legal guardian’s name, address and signature, and date, and deliver it to Sponsor by email to info@joefossinstitute.org. Parental Release must be received by Sponsor on or before the end of the Entry Period in order for entrant to be eligible to enter the Contest.

Video Requirements.
The Videos, or any portions thereof (including any text, music, artwork, set designs, graphics or similar) must strive to be of original work of the entrant and previously unpublished; except in cases of material utilized under the Fair Use Exception rule, cited under the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, such as news reports, etc. The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant, for any reason, that is deemed to have used such material in excess.

Videos must not be longer than 180 seconds in length or larger than 500 MB. Video files must be in MOV, MPEG, MPG, MP4, M4V, VOB, FLV, AVI, ASF, DIVX, WMV format. For best results, Videos should be in 16:9 aspect ratio. Video and content must be in English. The entrant must be the sole owner of all rights, title and interest in and to the Videos, or otherwise possess all rights in and permissions to the Video required to grant the rights contemplated in these Official Rules to the Committee (as defined below) and the Sponsor. If any person whose name, voice, likeness or persona is referenced, shown or otherwise captured in the Video, entrant must secure the written consent of such person(s), and, if such person(s) are under the age of majority, also such person(s) parent/guardian. Each entrant is solely responsible for obtaining from all other applicable individuals, governmental bodies, or other entities any and all required rights, releases, consents, clearances, licenses and other authorizations necessary to exploit and otherwise submit the Video and use and publish the Video in any and all forms of media, including, but not limited, location releases.

All submissions, whether electronic or otherwise, shall become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Videos will not be accepted or eligible in the Contest if they include any content that contains or appears to contain, in each case as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, any of the following: (a) offensive, profane, obscene or inappropriate material; (b) endorsement of (or condones) illegal drug use, alcohol abuse, or other illegal activity; (c) nudity, profanity, or extreme or gratuitous violence; (d) any express or implied commercial endorsement; (e) any derogatory characterization of any person or group based on age, race, color, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, marital status, mental or physical disability, citizenship, creed, national origin, physical appearance, political affiliation, union membership, or other unethical or unlawful factors; (f) depictions of any conduct, language or other context not in keeping with Sponsor’s image; or (g) material that defames or invades publicity rights or privacy of any person living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or any other third party rights, including, without limitation, trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any such entry it deems to fail to meet the requirements of these Official Rules. A Video will not be accepted if Sponsor feels it includes any blatant use of trademarks, trade dress, logos, copyrighted material or any other intellectual property of any individual, company, or other entity or which may imply a false association or sponsorship or violate the intellectual property rights of others or imply a false association or sponsorship. Entrants are solely responsible for any copyright infringement or other violation of law arising from the Committee and the Sponsor’s use of the Video. Entrants acknowledge that any breach or violation of these Official Rules, or a third party asserting rights to any Video, shall immediately disqualify the entrant during any phase of the Contest.

ENTRANTS SHOULD NOT INCLUDE THEIR NAME, CONTACT INFORMATION OR ANY OTHER PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION IN THE VIDEO, OR ANY PART THEREOF, AS THE VIDEOS MAY BE PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY THE VIDEO TO REMOVE SUCH INFORMATION AND/OR DEEM THE VIDEO VOID AND INELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST.

Video Pre-Screening.
All Videos submitted will be screened by Sponsor for eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules before posting for public broadcast. If Sponsor deems a Video noncompliant with these Official Rules, in its sole and absolute discretion, such Video will not appear on the Website or be eligible to participate in the Contest. If Sponsor deems a Video compliant with these Official Rules, in its sole and absolute discretion, such Video will appear on the Website and be eligible to participate in the Contest.

Online Voting.
The Contest voting period begins at 12:01 p.m. MST on October 22nd, 2014, and ends at 11:59 p.m. MST on November 2nd, 2014, (the “Voting Period”). During the Voting Period, individuals of the general public will be given the opportunity to vote for their favorite Videos posted on the Website by clicking the “Like” button near the Video. Limit one (1) vote per person per calendar day. If more than one (1) vote is received per person per calendar day, only the first such vote received that day will be deemed valid.

***The contest is monitored by a robust fraud guard tool that tracks voting by email address, time stamp and IP addresses used. Any attempt to game the system to acquire more votes WILL NOT be counted and will result in forfeiture of said votes. Multiple infractions of such actions, be it the entrant or support person for an entrant; will warrant the Sponsor to immediately disqualify an entrant, regardless of placement or standing in the contest.***

A total of fifteen (15) videos will be determined the overall finalists. Twelve (12) Videos, with the most eligible votes at the end of the Public Voting Period, as determined by Sponsor, will be deemed finalists, pending verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. The Sponsor has made in reserve three (3) empty video positions that will be filled by alternate entrants having met video criteria and displayed in the contest, but not receiving a high enough vote count in deeming them a finalist, to join the remaining twelve (12) finalists, making up the fifteen (15) overall finalists. This will be done under the sole discretion of the Sponsor and/or its committees.

In the event of a tie, tied Videos will be judged by the Committee (as defined below) based on the following criteria: creativity and originality - 30%, appropriateness of Video to Contest theme - 30%, overall quality and production value of Video - 30%, and compliance with these Official Rules – 10%.

Judging and Requirements.
Judging will begin on November 3rd, 2014. After the fifteen (15) overall finalists have been determined, a committee comprised of up to five (5) Sponsor employees and/or agents (the “Committee”) shall review the finalist videos. The Committee will select, in its absolute and sole discretion, the Grand Prize winner, First Runner-Up winner and Second Runner-Up winner, based on the following criteria: creativity and originality - 30%, appropriateness of Video to Contest theme - 30%, overall quality and production value of Video - 30%, and compliance with these Official Rules – 10%. By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees that the Committee’s decisions regarding the winners and in regard to all matters relating to the Contest (including, without limitation, regarding eligibility) shall be final and binding in all aspects.

Prizes.
Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded. The Grand Prize winner selected by the Committee from the Fifteen (15) Finalists and who has otherwise complied with these Official Rules will receive one (1) $5,000.00 scholarship towards tuition, fees, and books and supplies expenses (the “Grand Prize Scholarship”) at any post-secondary educational program or institution (such as community colleges, universities or trade schools) that is designed to conclude with the awarding of a degree or diploma, that is located in any of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and at which such winner has been accepted to attend. Actual retail value (“ARV”) for the Grand Prize: $5,000. Sponsor cannot guarantee that the winner’s post-secondary institution will accept the Grand Prize Scholarship; accordingly, winner agrees to select one or more alternative post-secondary institution(s) if reasonably requested by Sponsor. If the Grand Prize winner is enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution, the Grand Prize Scholarship will be paid directly to the institution so far as is necessary to complete payment of the winner’s tuition, fees, and books and supplies expenses, with any remaining amount to be distributed by Sponsor in accordance with applicable law. Where the Grand Prize winner is a minor, the Grand Prize Scholarship will not be awarded until the Grand Prize winner is enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution, at which time the Grand Prize Scholarship will be paid directly to the institution so far as is necessary to complete payment of the winner’s tuition, fees, and books and supplies expenses.

First Runner-Up Prize. One (1) First Runner-Up Prize will be awarded. The First Runner-Up winner selected by the Committee from the Fifteen (15) Finalists and who has otherwise complied with these Official Rules will receive one (1) $2,500.00 scholarship towards tuition, fees, and books and supplies expenses (the “First Runner-Up Prize Scholarship”) at any post-secondary educational program or institution (such as community colleges, universities or trade schools) that is designed to conclude with the awarding of a degree or diploma, that is located in any of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and at which such winner has been accepted to attend. ARV for the First Runner Up-Prize: $2,500. Sponsor cannot guarantee that the winner’s choice of post-secondary institution will accept the First Runner-Up Prize Scholarship; accordingly, winner agrees to select one or more alternative post-secondary institution(s) if reasonably requested by Sponsor. If the First Runner-Up Prize winner is enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution, the First Runner-Up Prize Scholarship will be paid directly to the institution so far as is necessary to complete payment of the winner’s tuition, fees, and books and supplies expenses, with any remaining amount to be distributed by Sponsor in accordance with applicable law. Where the First Runner-Up Prize winner is a minor, the First Runner-Up Prize Scholarship will not be awarded until the First Runner-Up Prize winner is enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution, at which time the First Runner-Up Prize Scholarship will be paid directly to the institution so far as is necessary to complete payment of the winner’s tuition, fees, and books and supplies expenses.

Second Runner-Up Prize. One (1) Second Runner-Up Prize will be awarded. The Second Runner-Up winner selected by the Committee from the Fifteen (15) Finalists and who has otherwise complied with these Official Rules will receive one (1) $1,000.00 scholarship towards tuition, fees, and books and supplies expenses (the “Second Runner-Up Prize Scholarship”) at any post-secondary educational program or institution (such as community colleges, universities or trade schools) that is designed to conclude with the awarding of a degree or diploma, that is located in any of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and at which such winner has been accepted to attend. ARV for the Second Runner Up-Prize: $1,000. Sponsor cannot guarantee that the winner’s choice of post-secondary institution will accept the Second Runner-Up Prize Scholarship; accordingly, winner agrees to select one or more alternative post-secondary institution(s) if reasonably requested by Sponsor. If the Second Runner-Up Prize winner is enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution, the Second Runner-Up Prize Scholarship will be paid directly to the institution so far as is necessary to complete payment of the winner’s tuition, fees, and books and supplies expenses, with any remaining amount to be distributed by Sponsor in accordance with applicable law. Where the Second Runner-Up Prize winner is a minor, the Second Runner-Up Prize Scholarship will not be awarded until the Second Runner-Up Prize winner is enrolled in a post-secondary educational institution, at which time the Second Runner-Up Prize Scholarship will be paid directly to the institution so far as is necessary to complete payment of the winner’s tuition, fees, and books and supplies expenses.

All Prizes.
Total ARV for all prizes: $8,500. No transfer, assignment, or substitution of any prize (or right to receive any prize) is permitted except by Sponsor who may substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Any item, cost or expense not specifically listed as part of the prize is the sole responsibility of the prize winner, including, without limitation, any federal, state and local taxes. Each entrant understands that the Sponsor or its respective agents may advise the United States Internal Revenue Service of the value of the prize awarded to entrant from entrant’s participation in the Contest in the form of an IRS Form 1099, or otherwise. Entrant understands that if a prize is awarded as a result of participation in the Contest, then the entrant is solely responsible for paying any and all taxes and similar obligations or amounts due or owing to any country, state, city and/or county as required by applicable domestic and foreign tax laws. Entrant understands that prior to being entitled to receive any prize, and prior to receiving any prize, entrant will first provide Sponsor with all of entrant’s applicable taxpayer identification information and other required and reasonably requested tax and tax-related documentation (e.g., IRS Form W-9), and that entrant’s failure to provide such information to Sponsor will result in entrant’s automatic ineligibility to receive any prize.

Winner Notification and Acceptance.
Potential winners will be notified no later than thirty (30) days after expiration of the Judging Period by phone or email using the entrant’s identifying information submitted with the Video. The Sponsor may require that each potential winner, or if the potential winner is a minor, his/her parent or guardian, provide the Sponsor with satisfactory documentation to verify that such potential winner is the authentic author of the Video submitted and otherwise complies with these Official Rules in all respects. The potential winners, or if the potential winner is a minor, his/her parent or guardian, will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner (or his/her parent/guardian, as applicable) within a reasonable time period or a potential winner (or his/her parent/guardian, as applicable) is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible Videos submitted based on the judging criteria above. Limit one (1) prize per person for the Contest. Entrants are forbidden to contact any member of the Committee during or after the Entry Period regarding the Contest. The Sponsor may disqualify any entrant, during or after the Entry Period, if (i) the entrant harms or publicly disparages the Sponsor during or after the Entry Period, (ii) the Sponsor learns of the entrant’s previous, current or future immoral, illegal, or inappropriate acts, (iii) the entrant provides false information about the Contest to the Sponsor or the public; (iv) the entrant uses the Sponsor’s trademarks or otherwise inappropriately associate themselves with the Sponsor; or (v) if the entrant does not obtain the Sponsor’s prior written approval before providing interviews or public comment related to the Contest. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, biographical information, and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and promotion in all media, including on-line worldwide, without limitation or further compensation.

Warranty.
By entering the Contest, each entrant represents, warrants and covenants that (i) each Video, or any portion thereof, is the entrant’s original work and does not infringe upon or otherwise violate any right of any third party, including any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights; (ii) each Video, or any portion thereof, has not been previously published and awarded; and (iii) the entrant has the right and power to enter the Contest and perform all the obligations.

Use Rights.
Each entrant irrevocably grants Sponsor and its affiliates, legal representatives, assigns, agents and licensees, the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse (without limitation as to when or to the number of times used), each element of the entrant’s Video, or any portion thereof, including, but not limited to, the recording and the performances contained therein (in each case, as submitted or as edited/modified in any way by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion), as well as to use entrant’s name, likeness, photograph (collectively, “Likeness”), and/or statements regarding his/her participation in this Contest (with or without using the entrant’s name) via all forms of media now known or hereafter devised worldwide, in perpetuity, without notice, and without additional compensation or approval from the entrant or any other party, except where otherwise prohibited by law. Entrant waives any retained rights of attribution, privacy, publicity, withdrawal, integrity or other moral or personal rights in the Video, entry forms and other related materials that might preclude the Sponsor’s use of any element of the Video, and agrees not to sue or assert any claim against the Sponsor for the use of any element of the video or entrant’s Likeness or statements. If Sponsor requests the entrant’s cooperation in promoting the Contest, the entrant agrees to reasonably be available for such promotional activities.

Privacy.
By participating in the Contest, the entrant authorizes Sponsor to collect, use, process, transfer and store all data provided by entrant, including without limitation, personal data, to the United States, or any location(s) throughout the world that Sponsor deems necessary, whether within the United States of America or elsewhere, and with such party(ies) as the Sponsor deems appropriate, for purposes of administration of the Contest. All information submitted to the Sponsor as part of this Contest will be treated in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy statement, available at http://www.joefossinstitute.org/joe-foss-institute-programs/educational-... and Administrator’s privacy statement, available at http://www.strutta.com/privacy-policy. Personal information will be used only to: (a) provide information about the Contest; (b) contact and publicize potential winners; and/or (c) if an entrant selects to receive additional information from the Contest on the entry form, to send additional information to that entrant during or after the Entry Period. Entrants to the Contest will be given the option to receive commercial e-mails from the Sponsor; however, eligibility to participate in the Contest is not dependent upon the entrant’s consent to receive such e-mails. Entrant’s must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the online entry form to be eligible. Entrants have the right to withdraw and correct their personal data, but the entrants are not allowed to re-submit their entries. Directions on procedures for submitting corrections to personal data are provided in the privacy statements of the Sponsor.

Release and Limitations on Liability.
By participating in the Contest, the entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless all directors, officers and employees of Sponsor, Administrator, Facebook and each of Sponsor’s and Administrator’s respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, licensees, agents, website administrators, advertising and Contest agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest, or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received entries; (e) errors in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the entrant’s participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt, use, or misuse of any prize; or travel to any Contest-related events; and (g) any claims based on publicity rights, copyright/trademark infringement, intellectual property rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Each entrant further agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties and their designees and assigns from, and waive any liability whatsoever for any and all causes of action, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest, the grant of ownership/use rights of any Video, entry forms or related materials, and/or the acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, claims, costs, personal injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. Sponsor is not responsible if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.

Miscellaneous.
The decisions of the Sponsor are final with respect to all aspects of this Contest. The Contest and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the State of Arizona, without regard to choice of law principles. Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the District of Arizona or the appropriate Arizona State Court, in each case located in Phoenix, Arizona; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to, fraud, virus, or other technical problems, or any condition caused by events beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor that may cause the Contest to be disrupted or corrupted, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prize from among the non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process, the operation of the Contest, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Contest, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. In the event of a dispute as to any Video submitted, Videos submitted will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the contact email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) which is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Proof of being the authorized account holder may be required. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Each entrant agrees that the obligations imposed on entrant as set forth in these Official Rules shall be binding on entrant even if entrant is disqualified from the Contest or is otherwise deemed ineligible to participate in, or receive any prize in relation to, the Contest. If you have any questions regarding this Contest, please contact the Sponsor by emailing info@joefossinstitute.org.
Winners List; Official Rules.
For a list of winners, visit the Joe Foss Institute Website and click on “Scholarships” on the drop down after December 10th, 2014. Sponsor will provide first and last name and the city/state of winners, unless otherwise required by law. For a copy of these Official Rules, visit the Website and click on “Official Rules”.

Sponsor and Administrator.
The Sponsor of this Contest is The Joe Foss Institute, Inc., 8925 E. Pima Center Parkway, Suite 100, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, and the Administrator is Strutta.com Media Inc., 375 Water ST., Suite 206, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6B 5C6. Entrants shall not use the trademarks of Sponsor or falsely associate themselves with Sponsor during or after the Entry Period.

Facebook® is a registered trademark of Facebook, Inc. All rights reserved. Facebook, Inc. is not affiliated with Sponsor and does not sponsor, endorse, approve, or have any responsibility for this Sweepstakes.

To the extent that any entry contains copyrighted material, the purpose and character of the use, is for nonprofit educational purposes and is not commercial in nature. The use of such material is protected by the Fair Use Doctrine and neither the Joe Foss Institute, nor the scholarship applicants have made any profits from the use of such works. By entering a submission to the contest, the entrant agrees to this statement in its completeness.