2023 Army MWR Library Summer Reading Program
United Through Reading
Prize Drawings/Sweepstakes Rules
During the 2023 Army MWR Summer Reading Program, United Through Reading, supporting sponsor has provided prizes for a sweepstakes that each participating garrison library program will conduct. Below are the general rules for the sweepstakes. Be sure to check for specific sweepstakes dates and details about quantity of prizes at your garrison Army MWR Library and on your garrison Army MWR library webpage.
During the period beginning 01 MAY 2023 through 30 SEP 2023, Army MWR Libraries will be conducting the 2023 Summer Reading Program. Dates of individual Army MWR Library Summer Reading Programs will vary within these dates.
Participating Army MWR libraries will give away one (1) or more Amazon Fire tablet(s) as a Grand Prize and one (1) or more sets of two (2) books per runner up for the 2023 Summer Reading Program. Numbers of “Grand” and “runner-up” prizes vary based on the library size. Winners will be chosen by random drawings of all patrons who 1. are registered for the 2023 Summer Reading Program and 2. have logged minutes in the Beanstack digital reading platform. The drawing feature of Beanstack will be used to conduct the random drawings.
BY REGISTERING FOR BEANSTACK AND LOGGING MINUTES DURING THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM PERIOD FOR YOUR LOCAL ARMY MWR LIBRARY, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES,
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. PATRONS MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE 2023 SUMMER READING PROGRAM AND LOG MINUTES READ IN BEANSTACK TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE DRAWINGS. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES.
Installation Management Command, G-9, Army MWR Library Program, on behalf of the Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation Fund (the NAFI), are offering the 2023 Summer Reading United Through Reading Prize drawings. The contest will run during the dates of each participating Army MWR Library’s Summer Reading Program. Drawings will occur at the conclusion of the Summer Reading Program for each participating library.
1. Eligibility: Authorized Army MWR Library patrons (see Army regulation, AR 215-1, chapter 7) are eligible to enter, with the exception of Army MWR employees and other individuals engaged in the development and implementation or direct execution of this promotion, to include the marketing staff and Army senior leadership.
2. How To Enter:
Find your local Army MWR Library’s Beanstack site at https://www.beanstack.com/dod. Create a Beanstack account to register for your library’s 2023 Summer Reading Program. During the dates of your local Army MWR Library’s Summer Reading Program, use Beanstack to log your reading minutes read.
3. Prizes: Grand prize: Amazon Fire tablet. Runner up prize: Set of 2 books.
4. Winner Selection and Notification: At the conclusion of the 2023 Summer Reading Program, the Contest “Winners” will be determined via random drawings from all Eligible patrons. The Winners will be notified within three (3) business days of the drawings. The Winner will be notified via the email entered in their Beanstack account. The
If the Winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been exerted or fails to respond within three (3) days of the date of notification, the Winner forfeits the prize, and an alternate Winner will be randomly drawn from all remaining Eligible Entries. If the alternate Winner is unable to accept the prize, the prize is forfeited and another alternate Winner will be randomly drawn from all remaining Eligible Entries. The Winner selection and notification process shall be continued until one (1) Prize Winner is confirmed. If a prize or a prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate Winner will be randomly drawn.
PRIVACY STATEMENT: AUTHORITY: Section 552a, Title 5, United States Code; Section 3013, Title 10, United States Code; Executive Order NO. 9397; Army Regulation 215-1. PRINCIPAL PURPOSES: The primary use of the information provided by Entrants is to select and contact potential winners. Additionally, the information will be used to issue any 1099 required for reporting of prizes to the IRS. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. DISCLOSURE IS VOLUNTARY: There is no obligation to provide any information; however, failure to provide the requested information may result in the contest participant being deemed ineligible to win or to be awarded a prize.
In the event IMCOM Family and MWR is prevented from continuing with the contest, or the integrity of the sweepstakes is severely undermined by any event beyond the Army’s control, including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within the Army’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event), the Army shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the contest without further obligation. If the Army, in its sole discretion, elects to abbreviate the contest as a result of a Force Majeure event, IMCOM, Family and MWR reserves the right, but not the obligation, to award the prizes from among all valid and eligible participants received up to the time of such Force Majeure event.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Participants agree to hold harmless IMCOM Family and MWR, the Army, and DoD for any liability of any kind resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the contest or acceptance/misuse or nonuse of the prizes awarded. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this contest or use or redemption of any prize. IMCOM Family and MWR, the Department of Defense and the Army are not responsible for any defective prizes. By accepting a prize, the winner grants the contest entities the right to use winner’s name for purposes of advertising in any and all media, now known or hereafter devised, without notice, review or approval, without compensation, unless prohibited by law. IMCOM, Family and MWR is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of prizes.
IMCOM, Family and MWR will not be held responsible for entries which may be lost in transit, undelivered, delayed or illegible entries. IMCOM, Family and MWR reserves the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and/or void any entries submitted fraudulently; to modify or suspend the sweepstakes; or to terminate the sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing using all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor reserves the right to modify prize award procedures. IMCOM, Family and MWR is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, inability to access a website, inability to submit an entry, or fraud, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions or inaccurate transcription of entry information, whether caused by Sponsor, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions which may damage a user’s system or limit an Eligible Participant’s ability to participate in the contest.