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So to Speak Print Issue Giveaway All you have to do to enter the So to Speak Print Issue Giveaway is subscribe to our email list between June 26, 2017 and August 1, 2017 using the form below, and read over the Official Rules* (the fine print located at the bottom of this page). We promise we will never flood your inbox, sell your information, or use your email address for any other purpose outside of sending you our monthly email newsletter, issue and contest submission period information, and other updates related to the journal.

What’s included? As you can see in the photo, you’ll have a chance to win one of two print issue bundles containing: our most recent 2017 Contest Issue, the 2016 Contest Issue, the Fall 2012 Issue, and the Fall 2010 Issue. We’ll handle shipping if you win. All you have to do is subscribe to our email newsletter by August 1. Sound like a good deal? Get started below!

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*So to Speak Journal Print Issue Bundle Giveaway Official Rules
1. Eligibility: This giveaway is open only to those who subscribe to our email list, and who are 18 years old as of the date of entry. The giveaway is only open to legal residents of the United States, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of So to Speak Journal, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate. The giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of So to Speak Journal as final and binding as it relates to the content of this giveaway.
3. Giveaway Entry Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on June 26, 2017 at 12AM Eastern Time and ending August 1, 2017 at 11:59PM Eastern Time. All online entries must be received by August 1, 2017 at 11:59PM Eastern Time.
4. How to Enter: The giveaway must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided above, which will subscribe you to our email list. The entry must fulfill all requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of So to Speak Journal. You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of So to Speak Journal.
5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the giveaway (the “Winner(s)”) will receive four issues of So to Speak: One (1) Spring 2017 Contest Issue, One (1) Spring 2016 Contest Issue, One (1) Fall 2012 Issue, One (1) Fall 2010 Issue. The approximate prize value is $44. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. There will be two Winners selected. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by So to Speak Journal. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at So to Speak Journal’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner(s). No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner(s) is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for So to Speak Journal to use Winner(s)’s names, likeness, and entries for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner(s) will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of So to Speak Journal. Winner(s) will be notified by email within five (5) days following selection of Winner(s). So to Speak Journal shall have no liability for Winner(s)’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner(s) cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner(s) of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT SO TO SPEAK JOURNAL‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (i.e. your email contact information, name, and date of birth), You understand and agree that So to Speak Journal, anyone acting on behalf of So to Speak Journal, and So to Speak Journal’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the giveaway, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.
9. Terms & Conditions: So to Speak Journal reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the giveaway should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond So to Speak Journal’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such cases, So to Speak Journal may select the Winner(s) from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by So to Speak Journal. So to Speak Journal reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. So to Speak Journal has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the giveaway, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by giveaway rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, So to Speak Journal reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless So to Speak Journal and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the giveaway and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
11. Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND VIRGINIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this giveaway, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this giveaway, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Virginia having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Statement, detailed in the statement above. We will never sell your information, and will only email you as it pertains to communication information about So to Speak Journal’s submission periods, newsletter, contests, blog content, online issue content, print issue information, and other updates.
13. Rule Accessibility: To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: So to Speak Journal 4400 University Drive MSN 2C5 Fairfax, VA 22030 USA. Requests must be received no later than July 19, 2017 at 12PM Eastern Time.
14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the giveaway is So to Speak Journal 4400 University Drive MSN 2C5 Fairfax, VA 22030 USA.
15. Social Media: The giveaway hosted by So to Speak Journal is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or any other social media entity.
16. By participating, all entrants acknowledge and agree that they have entered the giveaway of their own free will, that the full rules and details of the contest have been made available to them in writing and they therefore understand and agree that neither So to Speak Journal or  representatives have any liability with respect to any damages out of acceptance and use of a prize.  By entering this promotion, participants agree to be bound by these rules.