Official Rules


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The weekly Vermont Teddy Bear Giveaway ("Promotion") is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia), who are eighteen (18) years of age or older, as of the date of entry. Prizes can only be mailed to one of the fifty (50) United States (no PO Boxes). Employees of the Vermont Teddy Bear Company and advertising and promotion agencies involved with this Promotion and the immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of such employees, are not eligible to participate. By entering this Promotion, participants consent to be bound by these rules (the "Official Rules"). All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

Promotion Period: June 29 - November 19, 2018 at 11:59 a.m. ET

Promotion Description & Prize Description: To enter, viewers must fill in the official entry page hosted on for a chance to win the Prize.  

PRIZE: Winner will receive one (1) 20" World's Softest Bear (valued up to $59.99), shipped when shipping details are received and will arrive within 10 Business Days. VTBC reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value.  Prize is non-refundable, non-transferable, and not redeemable for cash value.

All eligible entries received by 11:59AM Eastern Standard Time (PST) November 19, 2018 will be entered into a random drawing to win the weekly prize described above.

Conditions for Participation and Validation of Entries:

Entries must be made online at  Entries generated by a script, macro, robotic or other automated means will be disqualified. VTBC reserves the right to disqualify and block or discard entries from any individual who enters by any kind of electronic, mechanical or other automated means or otherwise tampers with or hacks the entry process as determined by the VTBC in their sole discretion. VTBC also reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Internet, electronic and/or text-messaging portions of the Promotion in the event of a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical or system failure or disruption or any other causes which, in their sole opinion, corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper operation of the Promotion. VTBC is not responsible for late, lost and/or incomplete entries, which will be disqualified.  All information collected is subject to VTBC’s privacy policy. To view a copy of the policy, go to

By entering this giveaway, you are agreeing to be subscribed to the Vermont Teddy Bear PreFUR'd email program.

Winner Notification:

The weekly winner will be randomly chosen every Monday and notified by entry email. Winner must be subscribed to the PreFUR'd email program to be contacted. If the winner cannot be reached within ten (10) business days, the winner (as applicable) will forfeit the prize and another winner may be drawn. Odds of winning the prize depends on number of eligible entries received during the weekly entry period.

General Conditions:

a. Entrants fully and unconditionally agree and accept to be bound by these complete Official Rules and the decisions of VTBC, which shall be final. VTBC has the right to modify these rules in their sole discretion for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Promotion.

b. Except where prohibited, Winner grants to VTBC and its advertising agencies the right to use and publish his or her proper name on the website and within other marketing and communications collateral, including, but not limited to emails and catalogs, without additional compensation.  

c. Entrants enter at their own risk. VTBC is not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incorrect, incomplete, ineligible or unintelligible entries; (ii) telephone, electronic, hardware, software program, network, Internet or computer failures or difficulties; (iii) errors in transmission; (iv) any condition caused by events beyond the control of VTBC that may cause the Promotion to be disrupted or corrupted; (v) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by a prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize, or from participation in the Promotion; or (vi) any printing or typographical error in any materials associated with these Official Rules or the Promotion generally. Entrants assume all liability for any injury or damages caused or claimed to be caused by his or her participation in the Promotion and/or the acceptance and/or use of any prize, and release VTBC and its respective officers, directors, employees, parents, subsidiaries and affiliates from any such liability.  The Winner shall be responsible for payment of any tax obligations that may arise as a result of receiving the Prize.

d. VTBC may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Promotion, if at the sole discretion of VTBC, such person shows a disregard for these Official Rules, or acts (1) with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, VTBC or its agents or representatives; or (2) in any other disruptive manner.

e. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant and VTBC in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of Vermont without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Vermont. VTBC’s decisions as to all matters related to the administration of the Promotion and selection of the Prize winner is final.