Category Archives: Contests + Sweepstakes

October 27, 2011

Fall Tea Stylista Winner!

And the winner of the Fall Tea Stylista contest is….. Tatum from Eugene, Oregon!

We were so impressed by her distinct sense of style and use of accessories to personalize all her Tea outfits! Tatum describes her style as “fun, colorful, and unique” and she absolutely loves to accessorize her looks with scarves, boots, and jewelry. Her fashion influences are her mom, friends, and occasionally someone or something on TV or in a catalog will inspire her as well.

Tatum will be coming to San Francisco in December for a tour of the Tea studio and a personal photo shoot where she can showcase all her favorite Tea outfits! We’re so excited to meet her and can’t wait to congraulate her in person!

A big thanks to everyone who entered our Fall Stylista contest, we loved seeing everyone’s photos and all their creative Tea outfits!

October 20, 2011

Tea Fashion Fiesta Twitter Party!

On October 25 from 5-6pm PT, join Tea and leading bloggers Angela (from MommyPR) and Kim (from Accidental Mommies) to discover all the fall fashion trends within Tea’s Modern Mexico collection!

From versatile mix-and-match wardrobe sets to functional and furry outwear, Tea has everything your fashionista wants for fall. Angela and Kim will share with participants their favorite Tea pieces and discuss options for keeping warm in style.

Also, during the second half of the party, we’ll be tweeting about Tea’s upcoming Highland Holiday collection, which won’t be available until the end of October! We’ll be sharing our top styles and favorite gifting ideas from the Holiday collection. You’ll also have the chance to win pieces from the Holiday collection before its released!

Tweet along for a chance to be randomly selected to win one of 15 prizes including mix-and-match wardrobe sets, clothing from our outwear collection, great holiday gifts, fantastic pajamas, and/or one of 5 $50 Tea gift certificates!

Who: Tea Collection, Accidental Mommies and MommyPR

When: Tuesday October 25th from 5-6pm PT (8pm-9pm ET)

Where: Join us on Twitter and use #TeaFiesta to be eligible for the prizes!

Also, be sure to also follow hosts @teacollection@WhatsThatSmell and @mommyPR for updates, prize info, and contest details!
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Prizes:

As a pre-prize eligible for all those who RSVP, 1 lucky winner will receive a Tea gift certificate for a secret amount, which will be revealed at the end of the event!

5 $50 Tea gift certificates

15 prizes including mix-and-match wardrobe sets, clothing from our outwear collection, great holiday gifts, fantastic pajamas

Tweet with us for your chance to win fantastic prizes and to participate in a fun Twitter Fashion Fiesta with Tea!

Tell all your friends about the Tea Fashion Fiesta using the following tweet:

#TeaFiesta Twitter party on 10/25 5-6pm PT! Discover @teacollection Holiday fashions and #win great prizes!

RSVP here:  http://www.mommypr.com/2011/10/its-a-tea-party-teacollection-twitterparty-1025-5-6pm-pt-rsvp/

Fashion Fiesta with Tea Twitter Party! 10/25 5-6pm PT

Join Tea and leading bloggers Angela (from MommyPR) and Kim (from Accidental Mommies) to discover all the fall fashion trends within Tea’s Modern Mexico collection!

From versatile mix-and-match wardrobe sets to functional and furry outwear, Tea has everything your fashionista wants for fall. Angela and Kim will share with participants their favorite Tea pieces and discuss options for keeping warm in style.

Also, during the second half of the party, we’ll be tweeting about Tea’s upcoming Highland Holiday collection, which won’t be available until the end of October! We’ll be sharing our top styles and favorite gifting ideas from the Holiday collection. You’ll also have the chance to win pieces from the Holiday collection before its released!

Tweet along for a chance to be randomly selected to win one of 15 prizes including mix-and-match wardrobe sets, clothing from our outwear collection, great holiday gifts, fantastic pajamas, and/or one of 5 $50 Tea gift certificates!

Who: Tea Collection, Accidental Mommies and MommyPR

When: Tuesday October 25th from 5pm-6pm PT (8-9pm ET)

Where: Join us on Twitter and use #TeaFiesta to be eligible for the prizes!

Also, be sure to also follow hosts @teacollection, @WhatsThatSmell and @mommyPR for updates, prize info, and contest details!





Prizes:

As a pre-prize eligible for all those who RSVP, 1 lucky winner will receive a Tea gift certificate for a secret amount, which will be revealed at the end of the event!

5 $50 Tea gift certificates

15 prizes including mix-and-match wardrobe sets, clothing from our outwear collection, great holiday gifts, fantastic pajamas

Tweet with us for your chance to win fantastic prizes and to participate in a fun Twitter Fashion Fiesta with Tea!

 

Tell all your friends about the Tea Fashion Fiesta using the following tweet:

#TeaFiesta Twitter party on 10/25 5-6pm PT! Discover @teacollection Holiday fashions and #win great prizes!

Or use this premade tweet!

Watch the fun happen:

RSVP:

October 14, 2011

Announcing the Fall Stylista Finalists!

With much excitement, we’re proud to announce the finalists for the Fall 2011 Stylista competition!

We were on a search for fashion-forward 8-12 year olds to show us their unique style and we couldn’t be happier with the submissions we received! Fashionistas from all across the United States submitted their photos online or by visiting their local Tea retailer. Specifically, these stylish boys and girls created fantastic outfits that featured at least two pieces of Tea clothing.

The winner will receive an all expenses paid trip to San Francisco for a behind the scenes tour of the Tea headquarters.  Also, the winner will have her own photo shoot where she is able to show off all her fashionable outfits in front of the camera!

It was incredibly challenging to choose since we received quite a few outstanding candidates, but a small group on Tea’s Creative team evaluated all submissions based on the child’s creativity, visual flair, and how much his or her outfit embodied the Tea spirit. After much deliberation, the selection committee chose three finalists and one honorable mention:

Tatum

From Eugene, OR, 8 year old Tatum enjoys Tea because of the “fabulous colors, unique style, and the clothing is more than anything, fun to wear!”

Juliana

From Orland, CA, 10 year old Juliana provided us quite a few reasons on why she loves Tea. She told us “I love Tea because I like to draw, paint, and create sculptures and the clothes show my creative side.  I can come up with lots of different outfits with just a few dresses and shirts from Tea.”

Halle

9 year old, Halle from Reno, NV adores Tea for the “amazing styles and fabrics!”

Fiona [Honorable Mention]

Fiona, from Bozeman MT, is 10 years old and submitted such a compelling story for why she loves Tea.  She stated “. I love to wear your clothes because they express my individual style, which is countryside chic. I also love to wear your clothes because I love to travel, and your clothes remind me of our recent family trips to eastern Europe and Mexico. As well as traveling, I also enjoy drawing. Your catalogs and your clothes inspire my imagination to create beautiful clothes for the little girls in my pictures. Thank you, Tea, for designing the most wonderful clothes and outfits!”

A big thanks to everyone who participated in our Fall Stylista contest! Check back on October 28th for the announcement of the winner, which will be selected by Tea’s Co-founder Emily Meyer. Good luck to all our finalists and stay tuned for the winner!

October 12, 2011

Official Rules: Inspiring Mom Awards

Official Rules
“Inspiring Moms” Contest

PLEASE REVIEW THESE OFFICIAL RULES BEFORE ENTERING THE CONTEST.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

NO PAYMENT OR PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO WIN.  PAYMENT OR PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. General Conditions. The Tea “Inspiring Moms” Contest (the “Contest”) is a skill-based contest sponsored by Tea Living Inc. dba Tea and Tea Collection (the “Sponsor” or “Tea”). By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees to abide by the terms of these Official Rules (the “Rules”) and by the decisions of the Sponsor and Judges (as defined below), which shall be made in their sole and absolute discretion and are final and binding on all matters relating to the Contest. The Contest is governed by the laws of the State of California and applicable U.S. federal law, without regard to any conflicts of laws principles. The Contest is void where prohibited by law. The Contest is also governed by the Privacy Policy pertaining to the www.teacollection.com website (the “Sponsor Site”), although the Rules will govern in the event of any conflict between the Privacy Policy and the Rules.
  2. Who Can Enter. The Contest is open only to natural persons who, as of the date of entry, are legal residents of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia), are at least eighteen (18) years old, and have Internet access and a Facebook account. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their partners (including store owners), suppliers, or advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies are not eligible to enter or win, nor are their immediate family members or members of their household. “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.
  3. How To Nominate an Inspiring Mom: Nominations for the Contest (each, a “Nomination”) will be accepted starting at [time] Pacific Time (PT) on October 12, 2012 and ending at 11:59 p.m. PT on October 23, 2012 (the “Nomination Period”). A person who submits a Nomination is referred to in these Official Rules as a “Nominator.” To nominate an Inspiring Mom, visit www.facebook.com/teacollection and follow the links and instructions to nominate the person you wish to submit for the Contest (the “Nominee”). You can nominate a Nominee in one of three categories:
  • Globetrotter: A mom who instills the values of raising little citizens of the world – whether it be through traveling or living abroad or teaching her kids about global cultures through training and discovery.
  • Making a Difference: A mom who is involved in her community and is working to solve problems locally or globally, whether by working with a community organization or running a nonprofit.
  • Mompreneur: A mom who pursues her business or profession with passion and excels at work/home balance.

When you submit a Nomination, you must provide the Nominee’s name and email address, your own name and email address, and a description of the Nominee’s accomplishments (a “Narrative”); if the Nominee has a Twitter handle, you can provide that at your option. Together, the Narrative and contact information you submit is called the “Submission.” You may nominate more than one Nominee, but you may not nominate an individual Nominee more than once. If you nominate the same individual Nominee more than once, only the first Nomination will count. The submission of a Nomination is solely the responsibility of the Nominator, and Nominations can be made only using the method described above.

  1. Selection of Semifinalists: All Submissions in each category will be judged by two (2) of Sponsor’s staff (each, a “Judge”). For each category, the Judges will select five (5) semifinalists from among all eligible Submissions received in that category by the end of the Nominating Period. Each Judge will score the eligible Submissions on three general criteria and two category-specific criteria, all weighted equally. The judging criteria are:

General criteria:

  • How much does she inspire you?
  • How often does she “go there” – either across the street or across the globe to raise her kids as little citizens of the world?
  • Does she have good work/life balance?

Category-specific criteria:

Globetrotter:

  • Has she found new and innovative ways to introduce her children to different cultures?
  • Does she try to bring her children with her when she travels internationally?

Making a Difference:

  • Is she making a difference in her community?
  • Is she a setting a good example for her children of why volunteering and helping your community is important?

Mompreneur:

  • Is her company making a difference for its customers?
  • Is she setting a good example of entrepreneurial independence for her children?

 

Each Judge will award up to 10 points per criterion, for a maximum possible total of 50 points, and the scores of the Judges will be added to determine a Submission’s total score. If there is a tie, the tied entries will be rescored as described above by Sponsor’s CEO and Chief Creative Officer.

  1. Selection of Finalists: Nominees who are selected as semifinalists will receive an email from Sponsor on or about October 26, 2012 notifying them that they have been selected. The Nominee can either accept or reject the Nomination by replying to the email and taking the following steps:
  • To reject a Nomination, reply to the email with the word “REJECT” in the subject line.
  • To accept a Nomination: (1) No later than 5 pm PT on October 29, 2012, reply to the email with the word “ACCEPT” in the subject line; and (2) no later than 5 pm PT on October 30, 2012, send Sponsor a picture that can be used in connection with judging and published on Sponsor’s Facebook page and website. Nominees can, at their option, also provide Sponsor with their Facebook, Twitter and other social media handles, but failure to provide handles will not disqualify a Nominee.

Semifinalists who accept their Nominations as described above will be judged by two (2) Judges selected by Sponsor as embodying the qualities of the applicable category. Each Judge will review the semifinal entries in her category and score them on the general and category-specific criteria described in Section 4, awarding up to 10 points per criterion for a maximum possible score of 50 points. The two Judges’ scores will be added to determine a semifinalist’s total score. The semifinalists with the top three (3) scores in each category will become finalists. In the event of a tie, the applicable Submissions will be rescored as described above by Sponsor’s CEO and Chief Creative Officer.

  1. Selection of Winners: Finalists will be announced and their Submissions posted on Sponsor’s Facebook page on or about November 1, 2012. Starting when the finalists are posted and ending at 11:59 pm PT on November 15, 2012 (the “Public Voting Phase”), members of the public (“Voters”) may visit Sponsor’s Facebook page, view the finalists’ Submissions, and vote for the finalist in each category that the Voter believes best embody the values of the Tea brand and the judging criteria for that category. The Nominee who receives the highest number of votes in each category during the Public Voting Period will be named as the potential Grand Prize Winner for that category, subject to verification. In the event of a tie, Sponsor’s CEO and Chief Creative Officer will choose the potential Grand Prize Winner by scoring the tied entries as described in Section 4 above.
  2. 7. Prizes:  Three (3) Grand Prizes: The Grand Prize Winner in each category will win the opportunity to have Sponsor make a $1,000 donation to the children’s charitable organization of her choice. Donations will be made directly by Sponsor to qualifying charitable organizations, and no funds will be provided to the Grand Prize Winners. In order to qualify, the charitable organization must be a valid 501(c)(3) organization whose primary mission involves working for the benefit of children. Decisions about whether a charity qualifies for a donation will be made by Sponsor in its sole discretion. One (1) Nominator Prize: Each Nominator who submits a valid Nomination during the Nomination Period will receive a chance to win a $250 Tea Collection gift certificate, good at www.teacollection.com. The winner of the Nominator Prize will be chosen at random from all valid Nominations received; odds of winning depend on the number of valid Nominations received during the Nomination Period.
  3. Prize Terms: All prize values are stated in United States dollars. If a stated prize is unavailable, Sponsor has the right to substitute one or more items of equal or greater value, in its sole and absolute discretion. No prize is exchangeable, transferrable, or redeemable for cash. The winner will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable federal, state, provincial, local or other statutes, regulations, and other laws and for bearing any personal income, VAT, withholding taxes, customs duties, or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to any prize. THE PRIZE(S) WILL BE GIVEN AWAY BY THE SPONSOR “AS IS.” SPONSOR DOES NOT MAKE AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
  4. Award of Prize: The Grand Prize winners and Nominator Prize Winner will be selected on or about November 16, 2012. The potential winners will be notified by email within fourteen (14) days of selection. PLEASE NOTE: EVEN IF YOUR NOMINATION IS CHOSEN AS A POTENTIAL GRAND PRIZE WINNER AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC VOTING PERIOD, YOU HAVE NOT YET WON A PRIZE. POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY BY THE SPONSOR BEFORE ANY PRIZE IS AWARDED. The potential winners may required to sign and return, when requested, an affidavit of eligibility and/or publicity and/or liability release form, to the extent not prohibited by law, prior to receipt of a prize. The winner must take possession of the prize as directed by Sponsor. The winner may be required to provide Sponsor with his or her social security or taxpayer identification number for tax purposes. The winner may also be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he or she is the Authorized Account Holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. An “Authorized Account Holder” is the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses to the domain associated with the email address. In the event of a dispute, an entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. Failure to respond to the winner announcement or return any required declarations or releases within seven (7) days (or any longer time specified by Sponsor in its sole discretion) or to comply with any of the foregoing, may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner.
  5. Restrictions and Conditions of Entry: Submissions must be in English, original, must not have been previously published, and must not contain any material that is degrading, defamatory, fraudulent, obscene, indecent or otherwise objectionable, that infringes the legal rights of any third party, or that promotes, contains or references any product, service, company name, logo or trademark (other than those of the Sponsor). All Submissions will be reviewed prior to publication, but such review does not relieve the Nominator from responsibility for compliance with these Official Rules. Submissions that do not comply with these Official Rules, or that otherwise contain prohibited or in appropriate content (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) will be disqualified and will not be published or considered for a prize. Submissions must be received by the end of the Nomination Period in order to be valid. Proof of submission is not proof of the Sponsor’s receipt and the Sponsor’s designated computer is the only valid official time-keeping device for the Contest. Submissions without all of the required information will be disqualified. In addition, the Sponsor will have no responsibility for, and will have the right to refuse in its sole and complete discretion, any entries that have been tampered with and any entries that are late, lost, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, non-conforming, corrupt, or otherwise incomplete, whether due to Internet or email server failure, failure of the store staff to transmit them, or otherwise. Upon submission, all entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Any attempt at or form of entry other than as expressly specified in these rules (including but not limited to automated, copied, third-party or mechanically reproduced entries) is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification. Entrants are prohibited from artificially inflating or attempting to artificially inflate the number of votes received by any finalist, whether by offering prizes or other inducements to members of the public, vote farming, or any other such activity as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor will be collecting personal data about participants when they register and enter the Contest. By participating in the Contest, you agree to all of the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy. It is the entrant’s responsibility to inform the Sponsor if the entrant’s contact information changes after the entry is submitted.
  6. Representations: By entering the Contest, each entrant represents and warrants that: (a) the entrant meets all eligibility requirements of the Contest; (b) in entering and participating in the Contest, the entrant has complied with and will comply in all respects with these Rules and all applicable statutes, regulations and other laws; and (c) the information provided in the entrant’s entry, including without limitation all contact information and all information about the identity of the person who took the photo that is part of the Submission, is true, accurate and complete in all respects. Each Nominator further represents and warrants that (a) the Narrative submitted by the Nominator is true and correct, and (b) the Narrative is the Nominator’s original work and does not infringe the intellectual property or other legal rights of any third party. Each Nominee further represents and warrants, by accepting the Nomination, that (x) she has reviewed and approved the Submission and it is true and correct; (y) she agrees to these Official Rules; and (z) she has obtained all necessary permissions regarding the photo submitted in connection with her nomination, including but not limited to any permissions from the photographer and any other person pictured, and can grant rights in the photo to Sponsor as described in these Official Rules.
  7. Release: To the maximum extent permitted by law, by entering the Contest, each Nominator and Nominee (each, an “entrant”) releases and holds harmless the Sponsor, the prize manufacturers or suppliers, any other entities involved in the administration of the Contest, each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (the “Sponsor Parties”) from any and all responsibility, liability, damages (including without limitation direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, statutory and other damages), losses, costs, or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating to: (a) the Contest and participation in the Contest by the entrant; (b) any violation by the entrant of these Rules or applicable laws; (c) the acceptance, possession, receipt, or use of any prize or any item purchased with any prize; (d) any entries that have been tampered with or that are misdirected, incomplete, non-conforming, corrupt, lost, late, or ineligible; (e) any problems or technical malfunctions (including but not limited to errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, or delays in operation or transmission) of any computer, telephone, modem, cable, satellite, network, hardware, online system, server, software, or other equipment or provider, including any incorrect, incomplete, garbled or jumbled information resulting therefrom; (f) any Internet traffic congestion or website accessibility or delays; (g) printing or typographical errors in any Contest-related materials; or (h) any other technical or human error that may occur in connection with the Contest (the “Causes”).  If anyone makes any claim against any of the Sponsor Parties arising out of or relating to any of the Causes attributable to the entrant, the entrant will pay for any damages, losses, liabilities, costs, penalties, and expenses, including without limitation attorneys’ and experts’ fees and costs, incurred in connection with such claim.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, THE SPONSOR PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE CONTEST, HOWSOEVER CAUSED, WHETHER ARISING IN STATUTE, TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND ALL SUCH DAMAGES ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED AND EXCLUDED.
  8. Termination: The Sponsor reserves the right to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest at any time and for any reason in its sole discretion, including without limitation in the event of fraud, abuse, tampering, or technical, administrative, financial or other difficulties. In such cases, Sponsor will post notice on the Contest page of the Sponsor Site. Should the Contest terminate prior to selection of a winner, Sponsor will announce an alternate means of awarding the prize on the Contest page of the Sponsor Site.
  9. Use of Submissions; Grant of Rights to Sponsor. All Submissions (including photos provided by semifinalists) and related entry materials become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned to the entrant. To the maximum extent permitted by law, by entering the Contest, each entrant irrevocably and perpetually consents to use by the Sponsor (or any third party chosen by the Sponsor) of the Submission and of any and all information, photos, drawings, text or other material contained in the Submission  or otherwise provided by such entrant related to the Contest in connection with administering and publicizing the Contest or future Sponsor promotions. This consent includes the right for Sponsor, or any third party chosen by Sponsor, to publish, use, adapt, edit and/or modify entry photos in any way, to distribute them in any and all media worldwide, and to do so without compensation to the entrant, the photo subject, or any other person or entity. To the maximum extent permitted by law, by accepting a prize, the winner consents to the print and online publication of his or her name, address and winning Submission as part of a winners’ list and to use of his or her winning Submission, name, voice, photograph, biographical material, and likeness by Sponsor or any third party third party chosen by Sponsor, as set forth in this Section 14. Other than as set forth herein, Sponsor will treat any personal information supplied by entrants in connection with the Contest in accordance with the Privacy Policy.
  10. Miscellaneous: Any dispute between Sponsor and an entrant arising out of or relating to these Rules, the Contest, or any prize must be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts located in the City and County of San Francisco, California and must be brought individually, without resort to any form of class action. By entering the Contest, each entrant submits to the jurisdiction of those courts and waives any objection to those courts, whether on the basis of jurisdiction, venue, inconvenience of the forum, or otherwise. If any part of these Rules is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or otherwise unenforceable, such part will be modified by such court to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable while preserving to the maximum extent possible the original intent of Sponsor, and the remaining parts of these Rules will remain in full force and effect. Nothing contained herein or in any of the Contest related materials should be construed as an endorsement by Sponsor of any third party, product or service.
  11. Sponsor: Tea, 1 Arkansas St, Suite B, San Francisco, CA 94107; 415-621-9400.
  12. For Winners’ Names: Winners’ names will be available after November 30, 2012. For a list of winners’ names, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Tea, attn: Inspiring Moms Contest Winners, 1 Arkansas St, Suite B, San Francisco, CA 94107, by December 31, 2012.

 

September 27, 2011

Official Rules

OFFICIAL RULES
“Welcome Baby”
with Tea + Honest + timi & leslie

PLEASE REVIEW THESE OFFICIAL RULES BEFORE ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES. NO PAYMENT OR PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PAYMENT OR PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

  1. GENERAL CONDITIONS: The “Welcome Baby” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Tea Collection, 1 Arkansas Street, Studio B, San Francisco, CA 94107,The Honest Company, 1550 17th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404, and timi & leslie, c/o Essentials Brands, Inc. 154 East Central Street, Suite 202, Natick, MA 01760 (together, the “Sponsors”) and administered by Offerpop, 25 West 36th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10018(“Administrator”). By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to abide by the terms of these Official Rules (the “Rules”) and by the decisions of the Sponsors and Administrator, which shall be made in their sole and absolute discretion and are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of California and applicable U.S. federal law, without regard to any conflicts of laws principles. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. The Sweepstakes is also governed by the privacy policies of Tea Collection (http://www.teacollection.com/static/privacy-policy.html), The Honest Company (https://www.honest.com/privacy), and timi & leslie (http://www.shoptimiandleslie.com/privacy-policy.aspx) (the “Privacy Policies”), although the Rules will govern in the event of any conflict between the Privacy Policies and the Rules.
  2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to natural persons who, as of September 27, 2012, are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, have a Facebook account, are at least 18 years of age, and have internet access. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsors and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, dealerships (including retail stores), suppliers, and advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies are not eligible to enter or win, nor are immediate family members or household members. “Immediate family members” means parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, and spouses. “Household members” means those people who share the same residence at least three months a year.
  3. HOW TO ENTER: No payment or purchase is necessary, and a payment or purchase will not increase your chances of winning. The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 am PT on Thursday, September  27, 2012. To enter, go to http://www.facebook.com/teacollection (the “Application) and click on the Facebook tab that reads “Baby Sweeps.” Then choose the bundle of your choice. Once you choose a bundle, you will be directed to a sign up page where you will be asked to enter your first name, last name, and email address and agree to the Official Rules. Once you sign up, you will be directed to a “Thank you” page. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PT on October 8, 2012 (the “Deadline”). Proof of submission is not proof of receipt, and the Administrator’s designated computer is the only valid official time-keeping devices for the Sweepstakes.

    For each bundle, there is a limit of one (1) entry per person and one (1) entry per email address. Multiple entries received from any person or email address after the first entry received from that person or email address will be void. Entries without all of the required information will be disqualified. In addition, Sponsors and Administrator will have no responsibility for, and will have the right to refuse in their sole and complete discretion, any mass entries or reproductions, any entries that have been tampered with, and any entries that are late, lost, stolen, illegible, misdirected, damaged, inaccurate, or incomplete, whether due to Internet or email server failure or otherwise. Sponsors, Administrator and their agents are not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries, for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, for lost or unavailable network connections, or for failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or any human error which may occur in the receipt or processing of the entries. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the scheduling of the Sweepstakes without prior notification. Any attempt at entry except as above stated is void. All entries become the property of the Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned. The Administrator has the right to disqualify any entry that is not in compliance with these Rules, including all eligibility requirements.

    The Administrator will be collecting personal data about participants when they register and enter the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to all of the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy. It is the entrant’s responsibility to inform the Administrator if the entrant’s contact information changes after the entry is submitted. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account is registered on the date the entry is submitted.

  4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Potential winners (“Potential Winners”) will be selected in a random drawing by the Administrator or its designee. Drawings will happen on or about October 9, 2012. Each Potential Winner will be notified by email using the email address provided in the Sweepstakes entry (“Prize Notification”) and each Potential Winner must respond by email within seven (7) calendar days of the date of the Prize Notification (the “Prize Deadline”), with Potential Winner’s full name and a mailing address (“Mailing Information”) where Sponsor can send his/her Prize (if warranted), and a Declaration or Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release in a form acceptable to the Administrator (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Documents”). The mailing address must be a street address (no P.O. Boxes). If any Potential Winner does not respond to the Prize Notification by the Prize Deadline, such Potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner (for each unclaimed Prize) will be selected from all remaining eligible entries received for the original drawing. Sponsors and Administrator are not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of Potential Winners’ to receive their Prize Notification or for Sponsors or Administrator to receive Potential Winners’ response and/or Sweepstakes Documents. Return of any Prize Notification or Sweepstakes Documents as undeliverable, the inability of Sponsor or Administrator to contact a Potential Winner, the failure of a Potential Winner to contact Sponsor or Administrator in a timely manner, the inability of a Potential Winner to accept or receive the Prize for any reason, and/or the non-acceptance by a Potential Winner of any Prize for any reason will result in disqualification of such Potential Winner, and alternate Potential Winner(s) will be selected randomly from all remaining eligible entries received. Potential Winners who receive Prizes are known as the “Winners”.
  5. PRIZES:
    Bundle One Prize: One (1) Bundle One Prize Winner will receive (1)  of each clothing item featured in the bundle of their choice from teacollection.com (clothing approximately valued at $74 total) , (1) diaper bag from timiandleslie.com approximately valued at $159.99 and (1) Honest Diaper Bundle approximately valued at $79.95. (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Bundle One Prize: $313.94). Bundle One Prize Winner will be responsible for any and all local, state and/or federal taxes, as well as any other any costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prize not included in the Bundle One Prize package. All prize details will be at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

    Bundle Two Prize: One (1) Bundle Two Prize Winner will receive (1) of each clothing item featured in bundle of their choice from teacollection.com (clothing approximately valued at $72 total), (1) diaper bag from timiandleslie.com approximately valued at $169.99, and (2) Honest Family Essentials Bundles, together valued at $71.90 (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Bundle Two Prize: $313.89). Bundle Two Prize Winner will be responsible for any and all local, state and/or federal taxes, as well as any other any costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prize not included in the Bundle Two Prize package. All prize details will be at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

    Bundle Three Prize: One (1) Bundle Three Prize Winner will receive (1) of each clothing item featured in bundle of their choice from teacollection.com (clothing approximately valued at $74 total), (1) diaper bag from timiandleslie.com approximately valued at $169.99, and (1) Honest Diaper Bundle approximately valued at $79.95. (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Bundle Three Prize: $323.94). Bundle Three Prize Winner will be responsible for any and all local, state and/or federal taxes, as well as any other any costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prize not included in the Bundle Three Prize package. All prize details will be at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

Bundle Four Prize: One (1) Bundle Four Prize Winner will receive (1) of each clothing item featured in bundle of their choice from teacollection.com (clothing approximately valued at $74 total), (1) diaper bag from timiandleslie.com approximately valued at $149.99, and (2) Honest Family Essentials Bundles, together valued at $71.90 (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Bundle Four Prize: $295.89). Bundle Four Prize Winner will be responsible for any and all local, state and/or federal taxes, as well as any other any costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prize not included in the Bundle Four Prize package. All prize details will be at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

Bundle Five Prize: One (1) Bundle Five Prize Winner will receive (1) of each clothing item featured in bundle of their choice from teacollection.com (clothing approximately valued at $86 total), (1) diaper bag from timiandleslie.com approximately valued at $169.99, and (1) Honest Diaper Bundle approximately valued at $79.95. (Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Bundle Three Prize: $335.94). Bundle Five Prize Winner will be responsible for any and all local, state and/or federal taxes, as well as any other any costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of the prize not included in the Bundle Five Prize package. All prize details will be at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

  1. PRIZE CONDITIONS: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. All prize values are stated in United States dollars. Selection and specifics of all prizes will be determined at the Sponsors’ and Administrator’s sole discretion. If a stated prize is unavailable, Sponsors and Administrator have the right to substitute one or more items of equal or greater value, in their sole and absolute discretion. Winners are not entitled to any surplus between the actual retail value of his/her prize and its stated ARV. No cash redemption or prize substitution or exchange allowed. All prizes are non-transferable. Winners will be solely responsible for complying with any and all applicable federal, state, provincial, local or other statutes, regulations, and other laws and for bearing any VAT, withholding taxes, personal income taxes, customs duties or other taxes, fees, insurance, surcharges or other costs relating to any prize.

    ALL PRIZES, AND ALL PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR ITEMS PURCHASED WITH ANY PRIZE, ARE PROVIDED AND AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. SPONSORS AND ADMINISTRATOR DO NOT MAKE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM, ANY WARRANTY, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, OR ANY PRODUCT, SERVICE OR ITEM PURCHASED WITH ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Acceptance, participation in and/or use of the prizes, and any products, services or items purchased with the prizes, are at the Winners’ sole risk and Sponsors and Administrator are not responsible for any damages whatsoever, including special, indirect, or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the use and/or misuse of any of the prizes or any products, services or items purchased with the prizes. Prizes will be awarded by email, U.S. Mail, Federal Express, UPS and/or other shipping method, in Administrator’s and/or its prize suppliers’ sole discretion, using the information provided in the Sweepstakes Entry.

  2. REPRESENTATIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant represents and warrants that: (a) the entrant meets all eligibility requirements of the Sweepstakes; (b) in entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, the entrant has complied with and will comply in all respects with these Rules and all applicable statutes, regulations and other laws; and (c) the information provided in the entrant’s entry, including without limitation all contact information, is true, accurate and complete in all respects.
  3. GRANT OF RIGHTS: By accepting a prize, each Winner consents to the use of his/her name and/or likeness (voice, biographical information, city and state of residence, statements, photograph, and recording) for advertising and promotional purposes (including, but not limited to, use on Sponsors’ web site and/or Facebook pages without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law).
  4. RELEASE: All decisions of Sponsors and Administrator are final and binding; and entrants agree to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules, except where prohibited by law. To the maximum extent permitted by law, by entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant releases and holds harmless the Sponsors, Administrator, the prize manufacturers or suppliers, any other entities involved in the administration of the Sweepstakes, each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (the “Sponsor Parties“) from any and all responsibility, liability, damages (including without limitation direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, statutory and other damages), losses, costs, or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating to: (a) the Sweepstakes and participation in the Sweepstakes by the entrant; (b) any violation by the entrant of these Rules or applicable laws; (c) the acceptance, possession, receipt, or use of any prize or any product, service, or item purchased with any prize; (d) any entries that have been tampered with or that are misdirected, incomplete, non-conforming, corrupt, lost, late, or ineligible; (e) any problems or technical malfunctions (including but not limited to errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, or delays in operation or transmission) of any computer, telephone, modem, cable, satellite, network, hardware, online system, server, software, or other equipment or provider, including any incorrect, incomplete, garbled or jumbled information resulting therefrom; (f) any Internet traffic congestion or website accessibility or delays; (g) printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or (h) any other technical or human error that may occur in connection with the Sweepstakes (the “Causes“). If anyone makes any claim against any of the Sponsor Parties arising out of or relating to any of the Causes attributable to the entrant, the entrant will pay for any damages, losses, liabilities, costs, penalties, and expenses, including without limitation attorneys’ and experts’ fees and costs, incurred in connection with such claim. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, THE SPONSOR PARTIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, HOWSOEVER CAUSED, WHETHER ARISING IN STATUTE, TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND ALL SUCH DAMAGES ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED AND EXCLUDED.

10.  USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: In order to participate in this Sweepstakes, participants will be required to supply certain information about themselves. Sponsors have specified which information is mandatory in order to participate in the Sweepstakes. By entering the Sweepstakes, each participant agrees that such information can be used (a) by Administrator in connection with administering the Sweepstakes and (b) by Sponsors as set forth in the Privacy Policies.

11.  CHANGES; TERMINATION: Sponsors reserve the right to make changes or additions to these Rules and/or extend the dates of this Sweepstakes for any reason at any time. Sponsors’ and/or Administrator’s failure to enforce any term of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Sponsors reserve the right to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes at any time and for any reason their its sole discretion, including without limitation in the event of fraud, abuse, tampering, or technical, administrative, financial or other difficulties. In such cases, Administrator will post notice on the Web Site. Should the Sweepstakes terminate prior to selection of a winner, an alternate means of awarding the prizes will be announced on the Web Site.

12.  CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

13.  DISPUTES: Each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court in San Francisco, California; (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 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.

14.  MISCELLANEOUS: If any part of these Rules is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or otherwise unenforceable, such part will be modified by such court to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable while preserving to the maximum extent possible the original intent of Sponsor, and the remaining parts of these Rules will remain in full force and effect. Nothing contained herein or in any of the Contest related materials should be construed as an endorsement by Sponsors of any third party, product or service.

15.  WINNER’S LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For a list of Winners or a copy of the Official Rules, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Tea Collection “Welcome Baby,” Winner’s List/Official Rules, to be received no later than October 15, 2012. Winners’ lists will be sent once all Winners have been verified and Prizes have been awarded.

Sponsored by Tea Collection, 1 Arkansas Street, Studio B, San Francisco, CA 94107 The Honest Company 1550 17th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404 and timi & leslie c/o Essentials Brands, Inc. 154 East Central Street, Suite 202, Natick, MA 01760

 

August 25, 2011

Fall 2011 Stylista Contest is Open!

Our second Stylista contest of the year is officially open for submissions! Does your child love fashion? Do they enjoy creating and styling their own outfits? You may want to ask them if they’re interested in participating in our Stylista contest. Winners will receive a trip to San Francisco, and a photoshoot in Tea’s Studio. You can see photos of our last Stylista finalists here, and the winner here.

To Enter:

1.) Submit 1 photo of your child styling at least 2 pieces of our Fall 2011 collection. Have a great time with accessories and props!

2.) Visit one of our amazing participating stores for assistance with styling & photography or take your own photos and enter online.

3.) All entries must be received by Tea no later than 11:59 PT on September 30th.

Read all official rules before applying.

Enter now online, or find participating stores in your area.

 

 

August 8, 2011

Official Rules

OFFICIAL RULES

“Back-to-School Sweepstakes”

with Tea & Chronicle Books

 

  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

  1. SPONSORS: Tea Collection, 1 Arkansas Street, Studio B, San Francisco, CA 94107 Chronicle Books, 680 Second Street, San Francisco, CA 94107 (“Sponsors”). Although the sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is administered through a Facebook interface, Facebook is not affiliated with this promotion and does not endorse or sponsor this promotion in any way.

 

  1. ADMINISTRATOR: Offerpop, 25 West 36th Street, 11th floor, New York, NY 10018 (“Administrator”).

 

  1. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents in all of the 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec) who (1) have a Facebook account, (2) are eighteen (18) years of age or older, and (3) have Internet access. The Sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Military installations in foreign countries, all other U.S. territories and possessions and wherever prohibited or restricted by law. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Employees of Tea Collection, Chronicle Books, and Offerpop and their respective parent companies, affiliated companies, subsidiaries and any of their agents, advertising, promotional and other agencies, and the immediate families (parents, siblings, children and spouse) and persons living in the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/directors/officers are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a Prize (each and collectively, “Prize(s)”).

 

 

  1. HOW TO ENTER: This Sweepstakes begins at 10:00 am Pacific Standard Time (“PT”) on Thursday, August 9, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on August 19, 2012 (the “Sweepstakes Period”), according to Administrator’s time clock. To enter this Sweepstakes, please access the sweepstakes application at www.facebook.com/teacollection and complete the entry process. You may be required to “Like” the Tea Collection Facebook Fan page (if you have already “Liked” Tea Collection on Facebook, you will not be required to repeat this action).  You may alternately, or also be required to, input your name and email address on a separate form page. The order of these steps may vary. These steps will enter you in the “Back-to-School Sweepstakes.” You may also enter through a referral post/message/invitation on Facebook. If your entry (“Like”) is based on a referral from someone on Facebook, you must enter the Sweepstakes directly through the referrer’s Facebook post/message, and follow/complete the online entry process in order for the referrer to receive credit for your Entry. Only one Entry per email address and natural person is allowed during the Sweepstakes Period. Valid Entries must be submitted via the online method as described above. All Entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period as determined by the computer time on Sponsors’ server. Any attempt by a participant to obtain more than the allowable Entries by using multiple/different e-mail addresses or Facebook accounts, identities or any other online methods will void all of that participant’s entries.

To be eligible to unlock the additional reward entrants must refer a minimum of three friends to enter the contest. Referrals must enter via a special link that will be generated by the Administrator’s app at the time of sign up. Entrants may share this link via Facebook wall post, Twitter tweet or email. Once a minimum of referred friends enter the contest, the original entrant may return to the sweepstakes to “unlock” their entry.

 

By entering the sweepstakes, entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements. Sponsors reserve the right to verify eligibility of all entrants. Illegible and/or incomplete Entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are void. Sponsors, Administrator and their agents are not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected Entries, for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, for lost or unavailable network connections, or for failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or any human error which may occur in the receipt or processing of the Entries. Proof of entering information at website does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the scheduling of the Sweepstakes without prior notification. Use of computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic, automatic and other similar means to enter the Sweepstakes is prohibited and may result in the disqualification of Entries and/or the entrant. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the e-mail account is registered on the date the Entry is submitted. All Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

  1. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing by Tea Collection or their designee, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes (“Potential Winners”). Winner drawings will happen on or about August 20, 2012. Each Potential Winner will be notified by email using the email address provided in the Sweepstakes Entry (“Prize Notification”) and each Potential Winner must respond by email within seven (7) calendar days of the date of the Prize Notification (the “Deadline”), with Potential Winner’s full name and a mailing address (“Mailing Information”), where Sponsor can send his/her Prize (if warranted), a Declaration or Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Documents”). The mailing address must be a street address (no P.O. Boxes). If any Potential Winner does not respond to the Prize Notification by the Deadline, such Potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner (for each unclaimed Prize) will be selected from all remaining eligible entries received for the original drawing. Once Sponsor or Administrator receives each Potential Winner’s Mailing Information, a set of Sweepstakes Documents will be sent to each Potential Winner via overnight mail or email. Each Potential Winner must sign and return the Sweepstakes Documents by email or postmarked within seven (7) calendar days of the date the Potential Winner received the Sweepstakes Documents, or the Prize will be forfeited and an alternate Potential Winner selected for each such unclaimed Prize. Sponsors and Administrator are not responsible for the failure for any reason whatsoever of Potential Winners’ to receive their Prize Notification or for Sponsors or Administrator to receive Potential Winners’ response and/or Sweepstakes Documents. Return of any Prize Notification or Sweepstakes Documents as undeliverable, the inability of Sponsor or Administrator to contact a Potential Winner, the failure of a Potential Winner to contact Sponsor or Administrator in a timely manner, the inability of a Potential Winner to accept or receive the Prize for any reason, and/or the non-acceptance by a Potential Winner of any Prize for any reason will result in disqualification of such Potential Winner, and alternate Potential Winner(s) will be selected randomly from all remaining eligible entries received. Potential Winners who receive Prizes are known as the “Winners”.

 

  1. PRIZES:
Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”)
First Prize (1) $250 Tea Gift Certificate & $250 worth of Chronicle Books from the children’s section. $500
Top 5 Referrer Prize Each of the top 5 referrers will receive a wardrobe set of their choice from Tea & a book set from Chronicle Books valued at $75 from the children’s section. $225 Retail value 

 

Secret Prize $75 Tea Gift Certificate & a book set from Chronicle valued at $55 from the children’s section. $130

 

 

  1. PRIZE CONDITIONS: First Prize includes a $250 Tea Collection gift certificate and $250 worth of Chronicle Books.  The Tea Collection gift certificate is redeemable at teacollection.com only and can be combined with other offers.  Chronicle Books will work with the grand prize winner to determine which book set best fits their needs and age range. The top 5 referrers will receive the wardrobe set of their choice from Tea. Chronicle will work with the top 5 referrers to pick out a book set valued at $75 that best fits the referrers needs and age range. The secret Prize is a $75 Tea Collection gift certificate which is redeemable at teacollection.com only and can be combined with other offers. Chronicle Books will work with the secret prize winner to determine which book set best fits their needs and age range. Selection and specifics of all Prizes will be determined at the Sponsors’ sole discretion. All Prizes are subject to availability. Winners are not entitled to any surplus between the actual retail value of his/her Prize and its stated ARV; and any difference between the stated ARV and actual value of the Prize will not be awarded. No cash redemption or Prize substitution allowed. All Prizes are non-transferable. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. All Prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Acceptance, participation in and/or use of the Prizes are at the Winners’ sole risk and Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for damages whatsoever, including special, indirect, or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the use and/or misuse of any of the Prizes. Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right to verify eligibility of all Winners. Prizes will be awarded by email, U.S. Mail, Federal Express, UPS and/or other shipping method, in Sponsor’s and/or its Prize suppliers’ sole discretion, using the information provided in the Sweepstakes Entry. All Prize Winners must complete and timely return the Sweepstakes Documents in order to receive his/her Prize. If any Winner is unable to participate in or accept a Prize or any portion of a Prize for any reason, Sponsor and Administrator shall have no further obligation to such Winner. Any and all activities related to each Prize are at the Winner’s own risk and subject to whatever restrictions are imposed by the entities that govern such activities. Referral Prizes will not be awarded to those Winners who are not referred entrants.

 

  1. TAXES AND COSTS RELATED TO THE PRIZES: All applicable taxes and fees and any license and delivery charges are the sole responsibility of the Winner. All expenses and incidentals and other applicable taxes or charges not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the responsibility of the Winner. Each Winner may be issued a 1099 tax form for the ARV of the Prize.

 

  1. GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating in this Sweepstakes and/or by accepting a Prize, participants agree: (a) to be bound by these Official Rules, the decisions of the Sponsors , Administrator and/or their designees, and the Privacy Policies of Tea Collection (http://www.teacollection.com/static/privacy-policy.html), Chronicle Books (http://www.chroniclebooks.com/privacy-policy) and Offerpop (http://offerpop.com/SitePrivacy.psp) (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsors and Administrator and their respective parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries, together with their respective employees, directors, officers, licensees, licensors, shareholders, attorneys and agents including, without limitation, their respective advertising and promotion entities and any person or entity associated with the production, judging or administration of the Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Released Parties”), from any and all claims, demands, damages, losses, liabilities, costs or expenses caused by, arising out of, in connection with, or related to their participation in the Sweepstakes and/or their participation in any Prize-related activities (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s) and/or the awarding, receipt and/or use or misuse of any Prize or participation in any Prize-related activities); and (c) to be contacted by Sponsors and/or Administrator via e-mail. By accepting a Prize, each Winner consents to the use of his/her name and/or likeness (voice, biographical information, city and state of residence, statements, photograph, recordings, and any information available on their Facebook page) for advertising and promotional purposes (including, but not limited to, use on Sponsors’ web site and/or Facebook pages without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law). Sponsors reserve the right to make changes or additions to these Official Rules and/or extend the dates of this Sweepstakes for any reason at any time. Sponsors’ and/or Administrator’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 

  1. RELEASE. All decisions of Sponsor and Administrator are final and binding; and entrants agree to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules, except where prohibited by law. By accepting a Prize, each Winner agrees to release the Released Parties from any and all liability, loss or damage arising from or in connection with awarding, receipt and/or use or misuse of Prize or participation in any Prize-related activities. Sponsors reserve the right to use the Sweepstakes for publicity purposes in any media, and to use the name, likeness, and hometown name and/or Prize information of selected entrants as part of that publicity, without any compensation or prior review unless prohibited by law. Any such use with respect to minors shall be subject to prior approval of parent or legal guardian. Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of selected entrants, and selected entrants who are U.S. residents may be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of any awarded Prize. This Sweepstakes is void outside the continental US, Alaska and Hawaii, and where prohibited or restricted by law, and subject to applicable federal, state, and local laws. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or violating these Official Rules. 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) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the Prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a Prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or (v) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and Administrator 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 should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s and/or Administrator’s control, corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and/or Administrator may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines such Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes in any way by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair playing practices of intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other players or representatives of Sponsor and/or Administrator. Use of any automated system to participate is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification.

 

  1. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: In order to participate in this Sweepstakes, participants will be required to supply certain information about themselves. Sponsor has specified which information is mandatory in order to participate in the Sweepstakes. This information will be used by Sponsor for the purposes of administering the Sweepstakes and for marketing purposes, but will not be sold or rented to third parties. The personal information will be collected, processed and used in accordance with Privacy Policies of Tea Collection (http://www.teacollection.com/static/privacy-policy.html), Chronicle Books (http://www.chroniclebooks.com/privacy-policy), and Offerpop (http://offerpop.com/SitePrivacy.psp). In addition, personal information may be used by Sponsors or Offerpop, on Sponsor’s behalf, to contact you after the Sweepstakes is over to provide you with special offers and information about other promotions.   Sponsor and Offerpop use commercially reasonable efforts to comply with Federal CAN SPAM laws and state laws regarding privacy.  You may unsubscribe to these email communications at any time by following the directions contained in the email communication.

 

  1. INTERNET: If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor and/or Administrator that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds who tampers with the entry process, operation of the Sweepstakes or web site, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes without notice and to select the winners from all eligible Entries received prior to the cancellation or termination. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, problems or technical malfunctions of any computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or Entry to be received by Sponsor or Administrator on account of human error, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of website, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to any entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes.

 

  1. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

  1. DISPUTES: Each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, or any Prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court in San Francisco, California; (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 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant, the Sponsors and the Administrator in connection with this Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of California.

 

WINNER’S LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For a list of Winners or a copy of the Official Rules, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Tea Collection “Back-to-School Sweepstakes,” Winner’s List/Official Rules, to be received no later than August 24, 2012. Winners’ lists will be sent once all Winners have been verified and Prizes have been awarded.

 

Sponsored by Tea Collection, 1 Arkansas Street, Studio B, San Francisco, CA 94107 & Chronicle Books, 680 Second Street, San Francisco, CA 94107.

 

May 23, 2011

Being a Mother

For our recent Vosges/Tea Sweepstakes we asked the question “What do you love about being a mom?”. Although an answer wasn’t required to enter the contest, over 2/3 of the participants chose to share their stories. The responses were funny, touching, and sweet and we wanted to share some of our favorites here.

I love that in my boys’ eyes I am the one with the answers, they look to me to show & tell them about everything from a tiny little frog in our backyard to how to write their names! Every day is a new adventure with them & I wouldn’t change that for anything. - Shannon G.

One of my very favorite things about being momma to Lucy (age 3) is that I get to raise my child in the greatest city in the world – New York.  I relish the joy that our city adventures bring us! - Ashley D.

I love watching my daughter become her own person. Seeing her figure things out, express herself, and develop her personality brings me great joy. - Wendy W.

Everything! My favorite is waking up next to my daughter on our days off and laying in bed laughing and talking. -Christina B.

I am holding my new baby, so at the moment I love everything about it. - Vilfreda C.

Feeling those tiny little arms give me a big hug, even if the hug is around my leg! – Jessica R.

I love seeing my daughter become the clever, level-headed little comedian I recognized the moment the doctor laid her on my chest. – Karen S.

I love the way my kids have reminded me what is so wonderful about life. It’s not just a walk to the grocery store; it’s a treasure hunt. It’s not just popping in a DVD; it’s hosting a full-fledged movie night. It’s not just baking a cake to satiate a sweet tooth; it suddenly becomes the best un-birthday cake ever made! - Yen R.

The moments when my little guy puts his head down on my shoulder and snuggles into me. – Candace B.

The chance to raise socially aware children who are not just focused on themselves but give back to help their neighbors and community. – Faith K.

On a daily basis my view of the world, how it works, and what words we use to explain it are questioned by the comments or observations my children make. – Heather C.

It is the most challenging thing I have done.  I have traveled the world, rafted many rivers and being a mom is much harder and rewarding then all those things.  But I can’t wait to show my girls the world and teach them how to kayak and all the other adventures out there. - Tracy D.

I love the simple, everyday moments that sometimes go unnoticed or undocumented.  I love the “it’s morning” shouts from down the hall, the little snuggles before bedtime, the kisses that make boo-boos all better…and so much more.  Sometimes in the hustle and bustle of life, we forget to enjoy life’s simple moments!- Melissa S.

Being a mom is like having a second childhood- it’s discovering the world around you with an enthusiastic partner! – Christi S.

And this one – not by a mom, but representing the Grandparents of the world:

Being a Grandpa, not a Mom, is awesome. You get to spoil the kids, watch them grow, and still get sleep at night. I wish I could put into words the desire to live longer so you might be at their College graduation, Marriage, and birth of their children. Power to Grandparents! – Mark D.

May 17, 2011

Tea’s Stylista Winner!

We are thrilled to announce our Stylista Winner for Spring/Summer 2011. Congratulations to…

We loved Anjelica’s layering of items and her innate ability to play with color! In regards to her own sense of style, Anjelica says:

“I would describe my style as “Funky”.  I like to add little extensions of color or feathers to my hair.  I love to add elements of earthiness into my style to even it out (something my mother taught me).  My favorite accessories are beanies #1.  Earrings definitely dress up a look,  and I love tons of bracelets.  Finger cut gloves from time to time is also something I will do.  As far as icons or influences,  I will go with Angela and Vannessa Simmons of Pastry shoes and I also notice I pull things from Willow Smith.”

Anjelica will be coming to San Francisco later this summer for a photoshoot and a behind-the-scenes visit to Tea’s headquarters. We can’t wait to meet her!

Anjelica is rocking Tea’s Marisol Hoodie, El Palau Tile Shift Dress, and the Stripe Skinny Capri Leggings in Gumdrop.

Thank you again to all our contestants and retailers. Don’t forget to check out our Stylista finalists here.  And stay tuned for the Stylista Fall 2011 contest, details coming soon!