Just Vote Initiative Sweepstakes

Official Rules

    NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

    Void Where Prohibited by Law.

  1. How to Enter During the Sweepstakes Period (defined below):
    • Purchase any of the “Just Vote” items from justvote.xyz and during the check-out process provide your name, address, email address, telephone number and desired U.S. men’s shoe size to be delivered as a prize if selected as a winner; or
    • Mail a stamped postcard to I’M VOTING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE Attn: Just Vote Sweepstakes to Staple Design Studio, Inc. dba Reed Art Department (the “Sponsor”) at its Sweepstakes’ address (listed below) which includes your name, address, email address, telephone number and desired U.S. men’s shoe size to be delivered as a prize if selected as a winner (all postcards must be received within 3 business days following the end of the Sweepstakes Period).

    All permitted methods of entry shall be collectively referred to herein as the “Submissions” or each as a “Submission.” Submissions must comply with the all the guidelines and restrictions described in these Official Rules.

    By entering, each entrant warrants and represents that the entrant is the sole and exclusive owner of the Submission.

    Entrants are permitted to submit more than one Submission during the Sweepstakes Period; provided that no entrant may win more than one prize. If Submissions are made by postcard, only one entry can be included on each postcard.

    Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Submissions received.

    All Submissions become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor and receipt of Submissions will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, non-compliant, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified; or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, technical, human or electronic. Proof of Submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

  2. Sweepstakes Entry Start/End Dates. Sweepstakes begins at 12:01am Eastern Time on October 7, 2020 and ends at 11:59pm Eastern Time on November 2, 2020 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
  3. Who May Participate. Participation is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) states of the United States and the District of Columbia, who are registered US voters, at least eighteen (18) years of age and the age of majority in their state of residence. Void where prohibited. Employees, officers and directors of the Sponsor and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of promotion materials, and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible to enter. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
  4. Winner Selection: All winning entrants are required to provide: (1) proof that they voted in the 2020 Presidential election via a photo of them at their polling location, wearing their “I Voted” sticker, a photo of the exterior of their mail-in ballot or similar photographic evidence of having voted (but specifically not to include a photo of their actual completed ballot), and (2) a desired U.S. men’s shoe size to be delivered as a prize if selected as a winner. On November 9, 2020, Sponsor shall select winners (“Winners”) out of all eligible Submissions via a random drawing in which each Submission’s chances of winning are equal, regardless of whether the Submissions is made with a purchase or by postcard. No winner may win more than one prize, so if the same person is selected multiple times as winner, such winner shall win only one prize and other winners will be selected in place of any multiple Submission that is drawn. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, interpretation and application of these Official Rules.
  5. Prize(s). Each of the Winners shall receive a pair of men’s “Just Vote” SB Dunk co-branded Shoe Surgeon & Jeff Staple shoes (each, a “Prize”). The Prizes are limited to a certain quantity, namely 20 pairs of men’s shoes. The approximate retail value of each Prize is $100. Prize(s) is/are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of any Prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All taxes and unspecified expenses are the responsibility of winner(s).
  6. Notification. Potential winner(s) will be notified on or about November 9, 2020 by email and/or phone call. Potential winner(s) will be required to email Sponsor at contact@justvote.xyz within five (5) calendar days after being notified in order to claim their prize, and when doing so must then provide the photo verification of having voted in the 2020 US Presidential Election, as well as request his or her preference for the shoe size to receive as a prize and sign and return, and any Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release and/or rights transfer document that the Sponsor may require. If any potential winner is considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity and rights transfer document must be signed by his/her parent or legal guardian. If any potential winner fails to respond within five (5) calendar days after being notified by the Sponsor, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any potential winner rejects his/her prize, or in the event of noncompliance with these Sweepstakes’ Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner, which will be randomly selected by the Sponsor from the remaining eligible Submissions. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. Prizes shall be shipped no later than January 1, 2021.
  7. Conditions. BY PARTICIPATING, ENTRANTS AND WINNERS AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR AND ITS ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONS AGENCIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASED ENTITIES”), FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, FOR LOSS, HARM, DAMAGE, INJURY, COST OR EXPENSE WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH, PREPARATION FOR, TRAVEL TO, OR PARTICIPATION IN SWEEPSTAKES, OR POSSESSION, ACCEPTANCE AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY AND FOR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, INVASION OF PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT OR ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY-RELATED CAUSE OF ACTION. Any and all federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Participation in Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitutes each winner’s permission for the Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information, and/or any statements made by each winner regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, pandemics, weather, civil unrest, acts of terrorism, or other events that are beyond the Sponsor’s control.
  8. Additional Terms. Any attempted form of entry other than the methods of Submission described above is prohibited; no automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. The Released Entities are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Sweepstakes or respond to any notifications, 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 reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Sponsor may select the winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or web site. 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.
  9. 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, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

  10. Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties. IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO AND/OR USE OF ANY SITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, AND/OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY SITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIZES ARE 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 OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
  11. Disputes; Governing Law. THE PARTIES WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO TRIAL IN ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING INSTITUTED IN CONNECTION WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE SWEEPSTAKES. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the State of New York, County of New York.
  12. THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES. For any matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in or closest to New York County in the State of New York. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.

  13. Use of Data. Sponsor may collect personal data about entrants in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review Sponsor’s privacy policy at https://www.staplepigeon.com/pages/privacy-policy. 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.
  14. Name of Winner/List of Winners. To obtain the name of or a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by January 31, 2021 to Sponsor at Sponsor’s business address below.
  15. Sponsor. Staple Design Studio, Inc. dba Reed Art Department
    • Business Address: 536 Broadway, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10002
  16. Sweepstakes Address:  2755 Fruitdale St, Los Angeles, CA 90039