Classroom Furniture Grant


Sweepstakes Rules


1. Eligibility

Tanner Furniture Grant (the “Sweepstakes”) participants must be U.S. Citizens, at least eighteen (18) years old, or the age of majority, if the age of majority is older than 18 in the participant’s state of residency, at the time of entry, and work in the state of New Jersey.

Employees of Sponsors and other companies associated with the promotion of the Sweepstakes, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employees are not eligible.

Immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and close acquaintances, as determined by Sponsors, of the Judges are not eligible.

The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The Sweepstakes is void outside the United States, or where prohibited or restricted by law. Any Sweepstakes entries received from an ineligible participant will be disqualified.


2. Sponsors

The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Tanner North Jersey, located at 1251 Lakewood-Farmingdale Rd., Howell, New Jersey 07731, and its partner Manufacturer, the HON Company, located in Muscatine, Iowa (collectively referred to herein as “Sponsors”).


3. Agreement to Sweepstake Rules

Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Sweepstake Rules and the decisions of the Sponsors, which are final and binding on all matters. Sponsors reserve the right to modify the rules of the Sweepstakes in any way at any time, subject to state or federal law. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.


4. Sweepstakes Period

The Sweepstakes begins on June 1, 2020 at 0700 Eastern Standard Time and ends on August 31, 2020 at 2359 Eastern Standard Time (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Entries submitted before or after the Sweepstakes Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Sweepstakes using any of the following methods:



5. How to Enter

Participants can enter the Sweepstakes through the following methods:

Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our website (CLICK HERE) and following the directions provided to fill out the entry information and submit a one page typed essay or a three – five minute video presentation describing how you inspired, reassured, comforted or other positive interaction you had with students during this Covid-19 Pandemic that has greatly impacted each and every one of us.

.Via Mail: This method of entry will be available by mailing the entry to 1251 Lakewood-Farmingdale Rd, Howell, New Jersey, 07731.

All mail-in entries must be postmarked by July 26, 2020 and received by July 30, 2020. Participants must include their contact information with the mail-in entry to receive notifications regarding the Sweepstakes. If mailing a video entry, please submit the video by USB drive.

Participants will submit an entry nominating a Teacher, Assistant Teacher, or School Counselor for the opportunity to be awarded a prize (as defined below) based upon the participant’s entry being selected as a winner by the Judges as provided in Section 6, below. Participants may nominate themselves to receive the award, if the participant is a Teacher, Assistant Teacher, or School Counselor.

For each entry, please submit a one page typed essay (200-300 words) or a three to five minute video presentation describing how the Teacher, Assistant Teacher, or School Counselor inspired, reassured, and comforted students, or any other positive interaction the Teacher, Assistant Teacher, or School Counselor had with students, during this Covid-19 Pandemic greatly impacting each and every one of us.

Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned.

All participants must complete and sign the License Agreement and the Publicity Waiver and Release and return them along with their entry. Additionally, participants must include a fully executed Publicity Waiver and Release for every person (including legal persons such as corporations) quoted in, appearing in, or in any way assisting with or involved in the creation of the participant’s entry. Failure to complete these forms may result in participant’s disqualification.

Participants are prohibited from submitting unoriginal content, content that infringes on a third party’s copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property rights, and content that violates a third party’s right of publicity or right of privacy. Participants that fail to adhere to these requirements will be disqualified.

Sponsors are not responsible for lost, misdirected, late, unsent, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible entries or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by the participant or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the transmittal of any entry or the processing of any function on the participant’s computer system. Participant must notify Sponsors of any changed contact information within the Sweepstakes Period to remain eligible to win based on entry information. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of these rules; or to be acting with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or similar response methods will void all such entries submitted by such methods.


6. Prize Award

On or about July 01, 2020, the Sponsors will have a panel of preselected judges (“Judges”) select the winners from among all eligible entries received. The Judges will be selected by Tanner North Jersey and will consist of one individual from Tanner North Jersey, one individual from The HON Company, and one individual from the education community.

Winners will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of the submission, which includes, but is not limited to, adherence to the submission requirements listed above, errors contained within the submission, and the clarity and conciseness of the submission’s message;
  • Message of the submission, which includes, but is not limited to, illustrations of how the Teacher, Assistant Teacher, or School Counselor has made efforts to connect with students virtually or in some other fashion (post cards, packages, socially distant meets/walks) outside of classroom hours; and
  • Use of evidence within the submission, which includes, but is not limited to, citation of specific conversations and communication tools and the specific outcomes arising therefrom (e.g., notes from administration or parents, appreciation from students, etc.)

No transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of any prize is permitted, except by Sponsors due to prize availability and then with a prize of equal or greater value.


7. Winner Notification

The Sponsors will attempt to notify the potential winner via telephone or email on or about July 02, 2020. The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. Winners must respond within five (5) days of being notified or the prize may be forfeited, and another Sweepstakes participant chosen. Each winner must satisfactorily complete an Affidavit of Eligibility showing compliance with these Sweepstakes Rules. Failure to complete this form may result in forfeiture of the prize. If the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the Judges may select an alternate potential winner from among all remaining eligible entries.

Only three (3) alternate attempts to award a winner will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 4-8 weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.
Winners are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state or provincial, and local taxes and any expenses associated with any prizes.


8. Prizes

Prize #1 Classroom Package:

Sweepstakes participants will enter for a chance to win the following for Teachers and Assistant Teachers:

24 – HON Smartlink Chairs, choice of any color.

24 – HON Build Student Desk, choice of shape and colors

1 – HON Smartlink Teacher Desk, any choice of color

1 – HON soft seating package.

1 – Marsh Marker and Tack board Package
School Counselors are not eligible to win the Prize #1 Classroom package.

Prize #2 School Counselor Package
Sweepstakes participants will enter for a chance to win the following for School Counselors:

1 – HON West Hill Love Seat

1 – HON West Hill Single Seat Lounge Chair, choice of any color

1 – HON Cushion Soft Task Chair, choice of any color
Teachers and Assistant Teachers are not eligible to win the Prize #2 School Counselor package.


9. General Conditions

In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Sweepstakes is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, Sponsors may, in their sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume and modify the Sweepstakes as Sponsors determine is necessary, in their sole discretion, to award a winner or (b) terminate the Sweepstakes. Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Sweepstake Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsors reserve the right to seek damages (including attorney’s fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by Sponsors to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Sponsors are not responsible for any human or technological error that may occur in the processing of the Sweepstakes nor are they responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, communications line failure, theft or destruction of, unauthorized access to, delay in operation, transmission, or distribution of, or alteration of entries, whether caused by the sender, any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes, or otherwise.

By submitting an entry in this Sweepstakes, participant grants to Sponsors and their affiliates for perpetuity an exclusive, fully transferable, sublicensable right and license to reproduce, publicly perform, display, transmit, and distribute the participant’s entry, including the right to translate, alter, modify, and create derivative works of the participant’s entry, through all media now known or hereinafter developed. Participant certifies that participant has obtained from all persons and entities who are, or whose trademark or other property is, identified, depicted, or otherwise referred to in participant’s entry, such written and signed licenses, permissions, waivers, and consents, including those relating to publicity, privacy, and any intellectual property rights, as are or reasonably may be expected to be necessary for Sponsors to exercise these rights in the entry, without incurring any payment or other obligation to, or otherwise violating any right of, any such person or entity.
Participant shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsors and their affiliates officers, directors, employees, agents, sublicensees, successors, and assigns from and against all losses, damages, liabilities, deficiencies, claims, actions, judgments, settlements, interest, awards, penalties, fines, fees, costs, or expenses of whatever kind, including attorneys’ fees, the cost of enforcing any right to indemnification hereunder, and the cost of pursuing any insurance providers arising out of or in connection with any third-party claim, suit, action, or proceeding relating to any actual or alleged infringement or other violation of any intellectual property or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity resulting from the use of the entry by Sponsors or any of their affiliates or sublicensees.


10. Release and Limitations of Liability

By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsors, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the “Released Parties)” from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Sweepstakes, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) lost, late, incomplete, garbled, illegible, undelivered, stolen, damaged, delayed, postage-due or misdirected mail, entries, application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Participant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney’s fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Entrant waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, special, consequential, direct, or indirect 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.


11. Disputes

Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Iowa. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants’ rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsors in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Iowa, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Iowa.


12. Winner List

To request the name of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to 1251 Lakewood-Farmingdale Rd., Howell, New Jersey, 07731. Winner List requests will only be accepted after the promotion end date (listed above). For the Winner List, you can also send an email.