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Paper Jamz Holiday Twitter Giveaway

November 15th, 2010

Paper Jamz is celebrating the upcoming holidays early with a Holiday Twitter Giveaway!

To celebrate our new series of Paper Jamz instruments, we are giving away one a day for 30 days! 
Paper Jamz features Active Graphics™ Technology allows you to jam out by simply touching the surface! With three modes to rock out with, the fun never ends!
How do you enter this fantastic contest?
1. Follow @Paperjamz on Twitter
2. RT the following message "To celebrate our new series of #Paperjamz, we are giving away an instrument a day! Follow and RT to be eligible"
It's THAT simple!
Terms and conditions below
Winners will be notified by DM from @Paperjamz and must confirm by following day at 4:45pm EST to claim prize.
Follow @Paperjamz on Twitter
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Congratulations to the following winners, who each won a Series 2 Paper Jamz guitar! 
  1. @pluslily (Maria)
  2. @uberabby (Abby)
  3. @Mitydad (Logan)
  4. @longislandmomx2 (Allison)
  5. @poisonsix9 (Tynishia)
  6. @paulakap8 (Paula)
  7. @dawkinscj (Cindy)
  8. @partymix25 (Terra)
  9. @my3sons33 (Lisa)
  10. @nutmeg237 (Linda)
  11. @luv_mydachshunds (Shannon)
  12. @kiku1978 (Shannon)
  13. @LA_JEWELES (Julie)
  14. @HandCraftKaren (Karen)
  15. @duckyone (Carlene)
  16. @LUCINDA574 (Lucinda)
  17. @DinaJ (Dina)
  18. @theladya (Angie)
  19. @kmpiorec (Kirby)
  20. @mommiemoore (Amanda)
  21. @cranepuffin (Kim)
  22. @BrandonandBecca (Sara)
  23. @pinkblush99 (Michelle)
  24. @AdorableYaya (Eleiya)
  25. @kathyluman (Kathy)
  26. @Missinglynxx (Debra)
  27. @alongcamemary1(Mary)
  28. @kzarr (Kay)
  29. @mandyOregon (Mandy)
  30. @justicecw (Christine)
  31. @Barefootkrissy (Kristina) 

  Official Sweepstakes Rules

"Paper Jamz Giveaway" Sweepstakes
Official Rules
1. DESCRIPTION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. The Paper Jamz Giveaway Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") begins at 9:01 a.m. (Eastern Standard Time; "EST") on November 15, 2010 and ends at 4:59 p.m. (EST) on December 15, 2010 ("Sweepstakes Period"). The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is WowWee Group Limited ("Sponsor"). The administrator of this Sweepstakes is WowWee Canada Inc. ("Sweepstakes Administrator"; collectively with Sponsor sometimes hereinafter called the "Sweepstakes Entities").  
2. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington, D.C. who have a Twitter ( account and who are at least of the age of majority according to applicable law at time of entry. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors and interns) who have, within the past six months, held employment with or performed services for Sponsor, any affiliate of Sponsor or any organization affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Sweepstakes are not eligible to enter or win. Immediate family and household members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. "Immediate Family Members" shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. "Household Members" shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. Void where prohibited. 
3. HOW TO ENTER: To enter, you must (1) follow @Paperjamz, the Sponsor’s Twitter account and (2) issue a Retweet from your Twitter account of the following phrase “@Paperjamz To celebrate our new series of #PaperJamz, we are giving away an instrument a day! Follow and RT to be eligible!” An official entry will only be counted if the Twitter service displays the entry from their public search stream ( Sponsor is not responsible for entries undelivered to the public search stream. Limit one entry per person, per day (which equates to one entry between 9:01 a.m. (EST) and 4:59 p.m. (EST)) for the Sweepstakes Period).   Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Each entrant must be the rightful owner (or have authorized use) of the e-mail address identified in the entrant's entry as of the time of entry. Any entrant who attempts to tamper with the Sweepstakes, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, shall be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" means the natural person who is in control of the email address associated with the entering Twitter account. Entrants must provide all information requested to be eligible to win. All information provided by entrants becomes the property of Sponsor. Any and all information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy 
4. PRIZES:  Thirty (30) prizes in total, each prize consisting of one (1) Paper Jamz instrument (guitar or drum set – to be selected by Sweepstakes Administrator) with an approximate retail value ("ARV") of US$24.99 each. ARV of all prizes (thirty (30)/US$24.99): US$ 749.70. Prize winner must DM (Direct Message) @Paperjamz to claim prize within twenty-four (24) hours of notification, and provide a shipping address. Any costs or expenses incurred by winner in claiming or using his/her prize will be the responsibility of winner. Winner will be responsible for any and all federal, state and/or local taxes resulting from acceptance of any prize and any other unspecified expenses associated with acceptance or use of the prize. Prize winner cannot assign or transfer the prize to another person. No cash or prize substitution is allowed except at the discretion of Sponsor.  If an advertised prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor, a substitute prize of equal or greater retail value will be awarded.  Other restrictions may apply. There will be a total of thirty (30) prize winners; the odds of winning a prize in respect of any Entry Period (as hereinafter defined in paragraph 5) will depend on the number of eligible entries received during such Entry Period. Limit one prize per person, per household. 
Paper Jamz is a trademark of WowWee Group Limited. All rights reserved.  
5. WINNER SELECTION, ENTRY PERIOD AND NOTIFICATION: One (1) prize winner will be selected in a daily random drawing conducted by the Sweepstakes Administrator from all eligible entries received between 9:01 AM (EST) and 4:59 PM (EST) on the same calendar day during the Promotion Period. Each such calendar day during the Promotion Period is referred to in these official rules as an "Entry Period." For each Entry Period, one (1) prize will be awarded. Valid entries received during an Entry Period will not be included in any subsequent Entry Period(s). All prize winners will be notified directly via a direct message from the Sponsor's Twitter account (@Paperjamz) and posted directly on within one (1) day following selection. Selected winners will be required to respond (as directed) to the notification within one (1) day of attempted notification. The failure to respond timely to the notification or the return of a prize as undeliverable may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes and forfeiture of the prize and, in such case, Sponsor will select randomly an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries. Winners may be required to verify address and return within seven (7) days an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release covering acceptance of the prize as awarded, eligibility, liability, advertising, publicity and media appearance issues, unless prohibited by law. Prizes will not be awarded until all such properly executed and notarized forms are returned.  
6. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION/RELEASES: This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes Entities, which shall be final in all respects. By participating in this Sweepstakes and/or by accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release the Sweepstakes Entitles; their parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, units and divisions and advertising and promotional agencies and prize suppliers; each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees; and each of these companies and individuals' respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, in whole or in  part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes, including without limitation property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, and/or invasion of privacy. Entrants authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in programming or promotional material, worldwide in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable, without further compensation unless prohibited by law.  Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation. The Released Parties shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, postage-due, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible entries, communications or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors, whether originating with sender or recipient; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (v) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or (vi) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries. Sweepstakes Entities disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with this Sweepstakes, and reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes beyond Sweepstakes Entities’ reasonable control, corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by Sponsor, notice will be posted on In the event that the Sweepstakes is abbreviated for any reason, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, but is under no obligation, to award prizes from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of termination. Sweepstakes Entities may prohibit you from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in their sole discretion, they determine you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair playing practices intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other players or Sponsor representatives. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these official rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these official rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any contest-related materials, including but not limited to any point of sale, television, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these official rules shall prevail, govern and control. 
If any portion or provision of these official rules is determined to be invalid or illegal, the remaining portions or provisions of these official rules will remain in effect and be construed with their terms as if the invalid or illegal portions or provision were not contained herein.
7. DISPUTES AND GOVERNING LAW: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or (excluding any and all disputes, claims and cause of action arising out of or connected with the use of any of the prizes awarded in this Sweepstakes) shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the applicable courts of the State of New York located in Manhattan, New York; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, 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. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. Any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the use of prizes shall be noted individually, without resort in any form of class action, before the applicable courts of the State of New York located in Manhattan, New York, having subject matter jurisdiction. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sweepstakes Entities in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. 
8. PRIVACY POLICY: Any personal information supplied by you to Sponsor will be subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy posted at © 2009 WowWee Group Limited.
9. SPONSOR:  WowWee Group Limited, Energy Plaza, 92 Granville Road, 3rd Floor, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  
10. ADMINISTRATOR: WowWee Canada Inc., 3500 DE Maisonneuve Blvd. W., Suite 800, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3Z 3C1.  
11. PRIZE WINNER LIST:  For the list of prize winners, within seven (7) days following selection and through December 30, 2010, or a copy of these official rules, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:  "Paper Jamz Giveaway Sweepstakes" List and/or Rule Request, 3500 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W., Suite 800, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3Z 3C1. Requests received after December 30, 2010 will not be honored. The names of the winners will be posted on and between December 15, 2010 and January 15, 2011.