Winter "Join the Resistance" Sweepstakes

Enter for a chance to win!

Pledge to join the resistance by posting a picture to Instagram using the hashtags #JoinTheResistance, #LunarChronicles, and #Sweepstakes. The picture should show your excitement for the Lunar Chronicles and your support for Selene as the true queen of Luna.

This can include images such as: pictures of the Lunar Chronicles books, a print out of one of the official resistance posters for download here posted somewhere, or anything else that shows your love and excitement for the Lunar Chronicles.

Five grand prize winners will receive:

  • One (1) Lunar Chronicles zipper sweatshirt
  • One (1) sampler of Heartless by Marissa Meyer & Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
  • One (1) Fierce Reads pen

Your entry must be posted to Instagram by 11:59pm Monday, October 5! Read the official rules below for more information.



Official Rules

Sweepstakes!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

  1. To Enter: You must have a profile for whichever social media platform you are using to enter. Pledge to ‘Join the Resistance’ by posting a picture that shows your support for Selene Blackburn, such as printing out the official resistance posters at TheLunarChronicles.com, pictures of the Lunar Chronicles books, or anything else that shows your love for the Lunar Chronicles. Post this picture to Instagram with the hashtags #JoinTheResistance, #LunarChronicles, and #Sweepstakes. Entry must not contain any material that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems unlawful, invasive of another's privacy, tortious, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, offensive, contains or depicts nudity or depicts sexual activity, or is otherwise inappropriate for public viewing. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Entry that Sponsor determines does not comply with these guidelines. By submitting an Entry, each entrant certifies that the Entry complies fully with the foregoing guidelines.You must include hashtags #JoinTheResistance, #LunarChronicles, and #Sweepstakes to participate in the Sweepstakes (the “Entry”). No purchase of Marissa Meyer’s books is necessary to enter.
  1. Sweepstakes begins online 12:00am Eastern Time (ET) on October 1, 2015 and ends at 11:59pm ET on October 5, 2015.

Limit one entry per person or household. The entry must be fully completed; mechanically reproduced; incomplete and/or illegible entries will not be accepted. In case of dispute with respect to online entries, entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access Provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entries become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of such automated devices will cause disqualification. Sponsor and its advertising and promotions agencies are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected or stolen entries or transmissions, or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic.

  1. Random Drawing: A random drawing will be held from all eligible, correctly completed entries received on a timely basis, on or about , October 19, 2015, by Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, whose decisions concerning all matters related to this sweepstakes are final.
  2. Notice to Winners: Winner will be notified by e-mail. Winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release within fifteen (15) days of notification attempt or prize may be awarded to alternate winner. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and alternate winner will be selected. If an entrant selected in the drawing is a resident of Canada, to be declared a winner he/she must correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question to be administered by telephone or email. If a potential winner who is a resident of Canada cannot be contacted, and/or the skill-testing question cannot be administered, within seven (7) days he/she will be disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate entrant. If a winner is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize will be awarded to minor’s parent or legal guardian, who must follow all prize claim procedures specified herein and sign and return all required documents.
  1. PRIZES: Grand Prize: Five (5) Grand Prize will be offered. The Grand Prize is one (1) Lunar Chronicles zip up sweatshirt, one (1) Fierce Reads pen, and one (1) Heartless/Six of Crows sampler. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $29.97. All federal, state, local taxes on the value of the prize, if applicable, are the responsibility of the winner. An IRS form 1099 will be issued if required by law. The total ARV of all prizes is $149.85. All prize details will be determined by Sponsor in its discretion. Each prize will be awarded if properly claimed. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of the right to receive any prize is permitted, except in the discretion of Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component of equal or greater value. Each prize consists only of the items expressly specified in these Official Rules. All expenses or costs associated with the acceptance or use of any prize or any component thereof that are not expressly specified in these Official Rules as being part of the prize are the responsibility of the winner.
  2. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. If any prize is won by a minor, it will be awarded in the name of minor's parent or legal guardian. Each entrant selected as a potential winner must comply with all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all such requirements. Sponsor makes no warranties with regard to the prize. Prize is not transferable. No substitutions of prize allowed by winner, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Prize is not redeemable by winner for cash value. All taxes, fees and surcharges on prize are the sole responsibility of winner.
  3. Eligibility: Only open to residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding the province of Quebec), age 13 and older at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico, the Province of Quebec, and where otherwise prohibited by law. Employees, and members of their families, of Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, and affiliates are not eligible to enter. This promotion is intended for viewing in the United States and Canada only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to United States law. You are not authorized to participate in the sweepstakes if you are not located within the United States or Canada.
  4. General: Sponsor and its representatives are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the sender, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this sweepstakes which may limit the ability to play or participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this sweepstakes. If for any reason, (including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of Sponsor, which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this sweepstakes), the Sweepstakes is not capable of being conducted as described in these rules, Sponsor shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the sweepstakes. Limit one prize per person or household. By accepting prize, the winner grants to Sponsor the right to use his/her name, likeness, hometown, biographical information, in advertising and promotion, including on the Site, without further compensation or permission, except where prohibited by law. By participating in the sweepstakes, entrant and winner release Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, and agents, and Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense, including without limitation property damages, personal injury and/or death, arising out of participation in this sweepstakes or the acceptance, use or misuse of the prize. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives. All legal responsibilities of a minor under these Official Rules will be assumed by the minor’s parent/legal guardian.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS 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.

  1. Use of Data: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants who enter online, in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at . By participating in the sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy. WHEN YOU ENTER THIS PROMOTION, YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO SPONSOR AND NOT TO INSTAGRAM, EVEN IF YOU ENTER THROUGH AN INSTAGRAM PAGE OR APP.
  2. Winner List:
    For winner information, available after October 12, 2015 send by October 16, 2015 a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Winner Information, Winter “Join the Resistance” Sweepstakes, c/o Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, 175 Fifth Avenue, Fl 8, New York, NY 10010.
Sponsor:
Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10010. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Instagram even if you have accessed or entered the sweepstakes through an Instagram page or app.