Mark & Amy Occhipinti Scholarship Giveaway Official Rules

Official Rules

Summary of Key Rules

  • Open to all adults residing in the (50) United States.
  • You must be either: at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry.
  • One (1) entry allowed per person/email address/household. Prizes will be awarded directly to the winners.
    Winners will be notified by e-mail.

Complete Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED AS OF THE APPLICABLE DRAWING DATE DEADLINE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. AFPA Scholarship Sweepstakes(“Sweepstakes”) begins on April 9, 2024 at 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on May 31, 2024 at 11:59pm EST for an online entry. The sponsor reserves the right to extend or shorten the Sweepstakes at its sole discretion. The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is AFPA Fitness, located at 201 King of Prussia Rd. Suite 370 Radnor, PA 19087 (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes shall be subject to these Official Rules, and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions herein.

ELIGIBILITY:

The Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who is either: (1) at least eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees of Knowfully Learning Group and AFPA Fitness and their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies (collectively, “Related Entities”) and members of their immediate family or household are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

SPONSOR: American Fitness Professionals and Associates 201 King of Prussia Rd. Suite 370 Radnor, PA 19087 

TO ENTER:

There is one (1) way to enter the Sweepstakes during the Entry Period: (1) by online registration. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address/household. Additional entries beyond the specified limit or submitted after the Entry Period will be void. Sponsor’s computer shall be the official clock of the Sweepstakes. All Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for Entries that are lost, late, misdirected, illegible and/or incomplete due to computer or electronic malfunction or other error. Use of automated devices is not valid for entry. By submitting an Entry, entrant agrees to abide by the terms of these Official Rules. Any entries that do not comply with the Content Restrictions or otherwise with these Official Rules, are void. All entries submitted in compliance with the Official Rules and not disqualified are considered “Eligible Entries” for the purposes of the Sweepstakes.

HOW TO ENTER ONLINE:

Register for the Mark & Amy Occhipinti Scholarship by submitting your name, email address, and answer to “How will winning this scholarship impact you, your clients, or your community?” through this URL: https://www.afpafitness.com/afpa-scholarship by May 31, 2024 at 11:59:59pm EST

WINNER SELECTION:

1 potential winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected by a random drawing to be held on or about June 1, 2024 from among all Eligible Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winners (1) will be declared the official 1 winner of the Sweepstakes (“Winner”). This giveaway is not sponsored, endorsed or associated with Facebook, Meta, Google, TradeDesk or Instagram.

NOTIFICATION OF WINNER:

The potential Winner will be notified by email within 1 day of the drawing. The potential Winner will be required to send an email accepting their prize and acknowledging that they abide by the sweepstakes rules. In the event a potential Winner’s email is returned to the Sponsor as undeliverable or potential a Winner is determined to be ineligible in accordance with these Official Rules, such Prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate potential Winner in a random drawing from among all remaining Entries received.  The potential Winner will not be deemed the Winner until his/her responding email is received. The Prize will be awarded provided it is properly claimed. In the event more Winner notifications are issued, or more Prize claims are received than the Prize set forth in these Official Rules due to computer, printing, human or other error or problem, a random drawing will take place from among all such Entries for the Prize at issue (or from among all persons so notified) to award the Prize as set forth in these Official Rules. Inclusion in such random drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.

ODDS:

Odds of winning the Prize (defined below) will depend on the number of Eligible Entries received.

PRIZE:

One (1) winner will receive a promo code entitling them to purchase one (1) individual AFPA course (“Prize”) for $0.00 at www.afpafitness.com. Eligible courses include one of the following: Certified Health & Wellness Coach Program, Autoimmune Holistic Nutrition Specialist, Gut Health Nutrition Specialist, Plant-Based Nutrition Specialist, Holistic Nutritionist, Sports Nutritionist, Coaching for Weight Loss, Personal Trainer, Advanced Personal Trainer, Pilates Fitness Instructor, or Yoga Instructor Certification.  No assignment, transfer or substitution of any Prize is permitted by the Winner. Winner is not allowed to gift the prize to any other individual. Entrants agree that if a Winner is found to have violated these Official Rules, or otherwise does not meet the eligibility criteria, such Prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate Winner in a random drawing from among all remaining Entries. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any Prize for a different prize of equal or greater value, in its sole discretion.

PRIZE FULFILLMENT:

Winners will be emailed a promo code that must be redeemed by June 30, 2024.

GENERAL:

By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants and the Winners: (1) agree to be bound by these Official Rules; (2) agree to release Sponsor, and the Related Entities from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses, including without limitation property damages, personal injury and/or death arising out of participating in this Sweepstakes, or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery; and (3) consent to the use of his/her name, voice, picture, and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes in any medium throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation unless prohibited by law, and (4) acknowledged that the stated parties have neither made nor are responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose. Sponsor may prohibit individuals from participating in Sweepstakes and disqualify entries if they (1) attempt to enter the Sweepstakes through any means other than as described in these Official Rules; (2) attempt to disrupt the Sweepstakes or circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules in any way; or (3) repeatedly show a disregard for the Sweepstakes Official Rules or act (a) in an unsportsmanlike manner, or (b) with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor. Sponsor’s decisions with respect to the Sweepstakes are final. In the event the Sponsor, or Related Entities are prevented from continuing with this Sweepstakes or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes is undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute, or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state, provincial or local government law, order of regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within the Sponsor’s or Related Entities’ control (each a “Force Majeure” event) the Sponsor, and Related Entities shall have the right, in their sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes without notice or further obligation. If the Sponsor, or Related Entities, in their discretion, elect to abbreviate, cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes as a result of a Force Majeure event, the Sponsor, and Related Entities reserve the right, but shall have no obligation, to award the prize from among all valid and Entries received up to the time of such Force Majeure event.

INTERNET:

If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor 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 Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all Entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination. The Sponsor assumes so 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. The Sponsor and Related Entities are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR INCOMPATIBILITY OF ENTRANT’S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY WITH SPONSOR’S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a Winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address or wireless phone submitted at time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person 18 years of age or older who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The use of automated devices is not valid for entry. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential Winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the email account associated with the Entry.

BINDING ARBITRATION:

Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in a location determined by the arbitrator as set forth herein (provided that such location is reasonably convenient for claimant), or at such other location as may be mutually agreed upon by the parties, then prevailing, and judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The arbitrator shall apply Pennsylvania law consistent with the Federal Arbitration Act and applicable statutes of limitations, and shall honor claims of privilege recognized at law. In the event that the claimant is able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, Sponsor will pay as much of the claimant’s filing and hearing fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive. If any part of this arbitration provision is deemed to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal (other than that claims will not be arbitrated on a class or representative basis), the balance of this arbitration provision shall remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid, unenforceable, illegal or conflicting provision were not contained herein. If, however, the portion that is deemed invalid, unenforceable or illegal is that claims will not be arbitrated on a class or representative basis, then the entirety of this arbitration provision shall be null and void, and neither claimant nor Sponsor shall be entitled to arbitrate their dispute. Upon filing a demand for arbitration, all parties to such arbitration shall have the right of discovery, which discovery shall be completed within sixty days after the demand for arbitration is made, unless further extended by mutual agreement of the parties. THE ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH SHALL BE IN THE ENTRANT’S INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. THE ARBITRATOR MAY NOT CONSOLIDATE OR JOIN THE CLAIMS OF OTHER PERSONS OR PARTIES WHO MAY BE SIMILARLY SITUATED. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO HAVE ANY CLAIM OR CONTROVERSY ARBITRATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE PROMOTION, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY THROUGH BINDING ARBITRATION AS SET FORTH ABOVE, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEY’S FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (4) ENTRANT’S REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO EVERY ENTRANT.

GOVERNING LAW & JURISDICTION:

The Official Rules and the Sweepstakes are governed by U.S. law and are subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Sweepstakes Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Pennsylvania, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, and any matters or proceedings which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in “Binding Arbitration” Section of these Official Rules and/or for entering any judgment on an arbitration award, shall take place in the State of Pennsylvania.

USE OF INFORMATION:

The information that you provide in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used for Sponsor’s internal purposes and to send you information about Sponsor’s products and special promotions and subject to the Privacy Policy of the Sponsor.

WINNER LIST:

To obtain the name of the AFPA Scholarship Sweepstakes winner, send an email to info@afpafitness.com.

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