1. DESCRIPTION: The "OtterBox Learn Connected Give Back Project" (the "Contest") invites eligible entrants (each, an "Entrant" and collectively, "Entrants") to nominate an educator at a school in need to win iPads plus OtterBox Unlimited Series cases as described in these Official Rules. The Sponsor of this Contest is Otter Products, LLC, (d/b/a OtterBox), 209 South Meldrum Street, Fort Collins, Colorado 80521 ("Sponsor"). Participation in the Contest constitutes each Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Contest rules ("Official Rules") and the decisions of Sponsor or its designee including, without limitation, decisions regarding eligibility of Entrants, Nominees, or the Winner (each term as defined below), Winner selection, and awarding of the Prize, each of which are final and binding in all respects. Winning the Prize is contingent upon being compliant with and fulfilling all other requirements set forth in these Official Rules.

The Contest will operate as follows:

  • Submission Period: The Submission Period begins on or about Wednesday, June 23, 2021, and ends at 11:59:59 PM Mountain Time ("MT") on Friday, July 16, 2021 (the "Submission Period").
  • Submission Review, Evaluation, and Judging: Concurrent with and immediately following the Submission Period, eligible Submissions will be evaluated by the "OtterBox Selection Committee" (as that term is defined below) according to the criteria in Section 3 of these Official Rules.
  • Winner Notification: On or about Monday, July 26, 2021, one (1) eligible Nominee (as that term is defined below) will be selected and notified as the winner of the Contest in accordance with Section 5 of these Official Rules (the "Winner").

2. ELIGIBILITY AND PARTICIPATION: In order for an Entrant to participate in the Contest and nominate an eligible Nominee (as that term is defined below) to be considered as the Winner, the Entrant must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Entrant must be a legal United States resident physically residing within the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and all other United States territories) ("Eligibility Area").
  • Entrant must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and the age of majority in his or her state of primary residence at the time of entry.
  • Entrant must NOT be under any contractual obligation with any company or organization that might be a conflict of interest or interfere with an Entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest. Conflicts of interest include, but are not limited to, other entities with which an Entrant or Nominee has a relationship where participation in this Contest could constitute a breach of an employment or other agreement.
  • If Entrant submits his or her entry as a Video (as that term is defined below), Entrant must be a registered YouTube user in order to participate. Registration on YouTube is free and can be obtained by going to and following the onscreen instructions to open an account. Registration is subject to acceptance of YouTube’s Terms, located at and YouTube’s Community Guidelines, located at
  • Entrant must be the rightful owner (or have authorized use) of the email address identified on the entry form. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an Entrant in the Contest, the Entrant will be deemed the authorized account holder (the natural person in whose name the email account was opened) of the email address associated with the Submission and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of an Entrant cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry may be deemed ineligible and an alternate potential Winner will be selected.
  • Entrant must not be an employee, owner, shareholder, officer, or director of Sponsor or of any of Sponsor’s parent companies, affiliates, divisions, subsidiaries, agents, representatives, promotion and advertising agencies, together with the immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of such persons (collectively, "Household Members"). For purposes of the Contest "Household Members" means those people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year; "Immediate Family Members" means parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses.

In order to be considered as a potential Winner, the nominated educator must meet the following eligibility criteria ("Nominee"):

  • Nominee must be a legal resident of the Eligibility Area and at least eighteen (18) years of age and the age of majority in his or her state of primary residence at the time of entry.
  • Nominee must be an active teacher or educator employed in a public or private pre-school, elementary, middle, or high school in the Eligibility Area.
  • Entrant must not be an employee, owner, shareholder, officer, or director of Sponsor or of any of Sponsor’s parent companies, affiliates, divisions, subsidiaries, agents, representatives, promotion and advertising agencies, or a Household Member or Immediate Family Member of such persons.
  • The winning Nominee must comply with his/her employer’s rules, regulations, and policies on accepting prizes, as well as any applicable federal, state, or local rules, regulations, and policies on accepting prizes.

VOID OUTSIDE OF THE ELIGIBILITY AREA AND WHERE OTHERWISE PROHIBITED BY LAW; certain states may impose additional eligibility requirements or restrictions.


How to Enter

During the Submission Period, eligible Entrants must follow the steps below to enter.

  • Step 1: The Entrant must first produce a submission in response to each of the following prompts:
    • Briefly describe your Nominee and highlight the resource need their classroom faces.
    • Clearly illustrate how the Nominee will help students "Learn Connected" via the protected technology in the classroom.
    Submissions may be entered as either:
    • A written submission of two hundred-fifty (250) words or less; OR
    • A video of two (2) minutes or less (the "Video"). Video entries must be posted to YouTube as "Unlisted," remain live until August 31, 2021, and must include the hashtag #OtterBoxLearnConnectedContest (the "Required Hashtag") in the Video title and at the start of the Video. This can be accomplished by superimposing the Required Hashtag on the Video or by having the Entrant simply hold a sign with the Required Hashtag at the start of the Video. Once the Video is uploaded to YouTube, the Entrant must copy the Video link, then proceed to Step 2.
  • Step 2: Entrant must visit the Contest website at ("Website") and follow the instructions to fully and accurately complete and submit the online entry form and provide the written submission or the YouTube Video link.
  • Step 3: Entrant must confirm that they have read, understand, and agree to the Official Rules and click "Submit" to receive one (1) entry into the Contest.

The completed entry form and written or Video submission will collectively be referred to as the "Submission."

All Submissions must be received no later than Friday, July 16, 2021, at 11:59:59 PM MT. Limit one (1) Submission per person, for the duration of the Submission Period. Sponsor reserves the right to edit or request the Entrant edit their Submission or reshoot their Video (as deemed necessary by Sponsor, in its sole discretion) and resubmit to comply with the Official Rules or to request that an Entrant edit or completely remove any content that may intentionally or unintentionally violate the Official Rules. Sponsor will determine in its sole discretion which Submissions have satisfied the eligibility requirements. Sponsor reserves the right to allow for minor fluctuations between the Entrant’s timing device and the actual runtime of the Video or the word count of the written entry, based on clear intent to comply with the Official Rules, as determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Participation in the Contest constitutes Entrant’s understanding of, and full and unconditional agreement to, these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant or Nominee that Sponsor determines to be in violation of any term contained in these Official Rules. Sponsor’s decision not to enforce a specific provision of these Official Rules does not constitute a waiver of that provision or of the Official Rules generally.

Submission Requirements

  • Submissions must meet the following criteria:
    • Submissions must be original to Entrant and Entrant must be the rightful owner of the Submission or must have the rights, title, and interest necessary to utilize the Submission for the Contest in compliance with these Official Rules;
    • The Submission must be in accordance with the Content Restrictions listed below; and
    • Video Submissions must include the Required Hashtag and must comply with the applicable technical submission requirements (e.g., size, format, etc.) for YouTube and must comply with YouTube’s Terms of Use.
  • Submissions are subject to the following Content Restrictions:
    • Submissions must NOT include prominent mention or depiction of any copyrighted material (including but not limited to music, video games, films, books, television programming, etc.) and must not infringe on any third-party trademarks (including, but not limited to third party elements, brand names, product names, logos, insignia, location signage, photographs, artwork, etc.), EXCEPT for intellectual property associated with OtterBox products;
    • Submissions must NOT contain material that is sexually explicit, obscene, pornographic, violent, discriminatory, illegal, offensive, threatening, profane, or harassing;
    • Submissions must NOT contain material that infringes or violates any applicable laws or regulations or any right of a third party including: (i) patent, trade secret or other proprietary or contractual rights; (ii) right of privacy or publicity; or (iii) any confidentiality obligation; and
    • Submissions must NOT contain third party individuals from whom Entrant has not obtained permission to display such third-party individual’s likeness or any other identifying features in connection with the Submission except as necessary to properly identify the Nominee.

4. WINNER SELECTION: Eligible Submissions will be reviewed and scored by Sponsor’s representatives ("OtterBox Selection Committee") based on the criteria and weighting below. The Submission with the highest point score will be determined the potential Winner, subject to verification of eligibility, execution of the Prize Acceptance Forms (as that term is defined below), and compliance with these Official Rules. All decisions of the OtterBox Selection Committee are final on all aspects of the Contest.

  • Clearly illustrate how the Nominee will help students Learn Connected: 50%
  • Nominee’s classroom need: 20%
  • Entrant enthusiasm: 20%
  • Innovative uses of the technology: 10%

In the event of a tie, such tied Submissions will be reevaluated in accordance with the aforementioned criteria and the Submission with the highest point score on "Clearly illustrate how the Nominee will help students Learn Connected" will be deemed the potential Winner. Sponsor reserves the right to extend the Submission Period and all other dates associated with the Contest in the event an insufficient number of eligible Submissions are received, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. If no eligible Submissions are received, no Prize will be awarded. Judging scores will not be revealed.

5. WINNER NOTIFICATION: On or about Monday, July 26, 2021, one (1) potential Winner, as determined by the judging results (and the Entrant that nominated the potential Winner) each will be notified via the email and/or at the phone number associated with the Submission. The potential Winner and the associated Entrant will each be required to respond as directed by Sponsor to the notification within forty-eight (48) hours (or a shorter time if required by exigencies) of first attempted notification. The failure to respond timely to the notification may result in forfeiture of the potential Winner’s standing and, in such case, Sponsor may select an alternate potential Winner, based on the judging results. Prior to being declared the Winner, the potential Winner and associated Entrant will be required to verify contact information and to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, a confidentiality release and, unless prohibited by law, a publicity release and other related documents as may be required by Sponsor (collectively, the "Prize Acceptance Forms") within a reasonable amount of time, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If the potential Winner is unable or unwilling to accept the Prize for any reason, Sponsor will continue selecting potential Winners based on the judging results until the Prize is accepted. A potential Winner is not a Winner unless and until the Nominee’s and the associated Entrant’s eligibility has been verified.

6. PRIZE DESCRIPTION: One prize consisting of: (i) seventy-five (75) Apple iPad devices; (ii) seventy-five (75) OtterBox Unlimited Series Apple iPad protective cases; and (iii) four (4) OtterBox Elevation 20 Tumblers drinkware (collectively, the "Prize") will be awarded by Sponsor to the Winner. Total approximate retail value ("ARV") of the Prize: USD $30,023.00. The Prize is awarded "AS IS" and may not be transferred, and no substitution or cash equivalent is allowed, except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. All Prize details not stated in the above Prize description will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater ARV for any reason. THE WINNER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND/OR LOCAL TAXES, IF APPLICABLE, AND FOR ANY OTHER FEES OR COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PRIZE RECEIVED. Sponsor will not replace a lost, mutilated, or stolen Prize that is undeliverable or does not reach the Winner because of an incorrect or changed address or other contact information. The Released Parties (as that term is defined below): (a) make no warranty, guaranty, or representation of any kind concerning the Prize (or any portion); and (b) disclaim any implied warranty concerning the Prize.

7. GENERAL CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest if, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering with any portion of the Contest or if unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical difficulties, failures, or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest. In that event, Sponsor reserves the right (but does not have the obligation), in its sole discretion, to award the Prize to a Nominee from among eligible, non-suspect Submissions received during the Submission Period up to the time of suspected impairment. Any attempt to deliberately tamper with the Website or any other website associated with the Contest or to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any person responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision or any other provision of these Official Rules. By participating in the Contest, each Entrant and Nominee represents and warrants that he or she is in full compliance with the eligibility requirements set forth in Section 2 and each Entrant represents and warrants that the Submission is full compliance with the requirements set forth in Section 3 of these Official Rules. Submissions that do not comply with the above requirements may not be eligible and, if submitted, may be removed at any time in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Submission, Entrant, or Nominee that it believes violates or potentially violates any of the foregoing requirements or otherwise fails to comply with these Official Rules. Without limiting the foregoing, by entering a Submission into the Contest, Entrant further represents and warrants that: (i) he/she has the legal right and authority to agree to these Official Rules; (ii) all information Entrant provides in connection with the Contest and Submission is and will remain true, accurate, and complete; (iii) such Submission is Entrant’s original, sole work; (iv) Entrant solely owns, or otherwise has the full right and permission to exploit, all of the rights in, to, and under, such Submission and to grant to Sponsor the rights and licenses set forth herein, and with respect to any third party materials that appear in or are otherwise incorporated or embodied in such Submission, Entrant has obtained express, written clearances from all owners of and rights holders in such third party materials as necessary to grant to Sponsor the rights and licenses set forth herein, and Entrant will provide such clearances to Sponsor upon request; (v) to the extent that any identifiable individual appears in such Submission, Entrant has obtained the written consent, release, and/or permission of each such individual, to use such individual’s name and likeness for purposes of using and otherwise exploiting such Submission as contemplated by these Official Rules, and, if any such individual is a minor, Entrant has obtained such written consent, release, and/or permission from such individual’s parent or guardian, and in each case Entrant will provide such consents, releases, and/or permissions to Sponsor upon request; (vi) such Submission, and the use and other exploitation thereof by Sponsor and its designees, does not and will not infringe upon or violate any intellectual property rights or other rights of any third party; (vii) with respect to Submissions comprising a Video, such Video and all characters, roles, plots, subplots, and concepts therein are novel and original to Entrant, that no other persons participated in the production of the materials, and that no person involved in the creation of such materials is a member of the Writer’s Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Directors Guild of America or any other guild or performing rights society (and that no payments are required to be made to any such entity) or is entitled to any type of compensation concerning such materials or their distribution; (viii) such Submission is not confidential and does not contain any confidential information; and (ix) in creating and submitting such Submission, Entrant has complied and will comply with all laws, rules, and regulations, and Entrant has not violated and will not violate any understanding or agreement by which Entrant is bound. Sponsor reserves the right (but has no obligation) to verify that all necessary rights, clearances, consents, releases, and/or permissions in connection with any Submission have been obtained, and to disqualify any Entrant or Nominee from the Contest and/or to refuse, reject, remove, or delete any Submission if Sponsor determines at any time that all necessary rights, clearances, consents, releases, and/or permissions have not been obtained. Entrant agrees to cooperate with Sponsor in any verification or inquiries related to the foregoing. This Section 7 will survive any expiration or termination of these Official Rules.

8. GRANT OF RIGHTS: Each Entrant and the Contest Winner hereby irrevocably grants to Sponsor, its designees, affiliates, successors, and assigns, the non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, universal license to use, copy, sublicense, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publish, delete or display the Entrant’s name, likeness, biographical information, and Submission in any media now known or hereafter devised including, but not limited to all forms of electronic media, print media, and all forms of internet and wireless protocol in perpetuity and throughout the universe for any purpose, including without limitation, advertising, and promotional purposes as well as in, on, or in connection with the Website or the Contest or other promotions, and hereby release Sponsor from any liability with respect thereto. Sponsor will have the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, or alter the Submission for any purpose which Sponsor deems necessary or desirable, and each Entrant and the Winner irrevocably waives any and all so-called moral rights they may have therein.

9. PRIVACY: Submission of personal contact information in connection with the Contest (whether or not required), including, without limitation, name, mailing address, phone number, and email address, constitutes permission for Sponsor and its designees to use such personal contact information for purposes of administration of the Contest. Entrants also may opt-in to be added to Sponsor’s customer database and to permit Sponsor to contact Entrant in the future for promotional and other reasons; provided however, eligibility to participate in the Contest is not dependent upon Entrant’s consent to be added to such database and consenting to be added to such database will not impact any Entrant’s chances of winning. Entrants may opt-out of receiving such communications as set forth in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (located at or as provided within any marketing materials (e.g., using the "Unsubscribe" feature in each Sponsor email). Entrants understand that they are providing their personal contact information to Sponsor and not to any other person or entity. Except to the extent contained in a Submission, the personal contact information Entrants provide will only be used in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.

10. RELEASE AND INDEMNITY: By participating in the Contest, each Entrant, to the maximum extent permitted by law, hereby agrees to forever and irrevocably release, indemnify, and hold harmless Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, those working on its behalf, the manufacturer(s) or other source of the Prize, and each of their respective officers, directors, representatives, employees, agents, successors, and assigns ("Released Parties") from and against all claims, damages, losses, costs, judgments, settlements, and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorney fees) or other liability, either at law or equity, whether known or unknown, asserted or nonasserted (collectively, "Losses"), that may arise from or is in any way related to: (i) the Contest or participation in the Contest; (ii) an Entrant’s breach of any representation, warranty, or covenant in these Official Rules, any affidavit/release, Prize Acceptance Forms, or other document in connection with the Contest, or any other terms and conditions (including of third parties) to which Entrants may be bound; (iii) Submissions and any other materials and information provided in connection with the Contest or any claim that a Submission or the use thereof infringe upon or violate the intellectual property rights or other rights of, or harm, any third party (including without limitation past, present or future infringement, misappropriation, libel, defamation, invasion of privacy or right of publicity, or violation of any rights related to the foregoing); or (iv) acceptance, receipt, possession, use, or misuse of the Prize, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage. For clarity, any third party manufacturer(s) or other source(s) of the Prize bear no responsibility for the Contest, and Entrants and the Winner waive any and all claims of liability against them.

11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Submission information or late, lost, stolen, unintelligible, illegible, damaged, altered, incomplete, misdirected Submissions, or Submissions received through impermissible or illegitimate channels, all of which will be disqualified from the Contest; (ii) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted, or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility, or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower, or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or difficulties; (iii) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (iv) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, announcement of the Winner, the cancellation or postponement of the Contest, or in any Contest-related materials; and (v) injury, death, losses, or damages of any kind, to persons or properties which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrants’ and Nominees’ participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt, use, or misuse of the Prize. BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (A) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; (B) ANY AND ALL LOSSES WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, AND IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEY FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; AND; (C) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, WHETHER ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THE CONTEST. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

12. DISPUTES: Any and all disputes, Losses, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest must be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. The Contest will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Colorado, without giving effect to its conflicts of laws principles. Any action or litigation arising out of or relating to the Contest must be instituted in the United States federal courts located in Colorado or the state courts located in Larimer County, Colorado, and each Entrant and Nominee expressly consents to the jurisdiction of, and venue in, those courts and waives all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Each Entrant and Nominee agrees to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of Colorado.

13. SEVERABILITY: If any provision of these Official Rules, or the application thereof to any person, place or circumstance, shall be held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void or otherwise unenforceable, such provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent possible, or, if incapable of such enforcement, shall be deemed to be deleted from these Official Rules, and the remainder of these Official Rules and such provisions as applied to other persons, places and circumstances shall remain in full force and effect.

14. NON-ENDORSEMENT: The use of any non-Sponsor trademarks, service marks, logos, or other marks in connection with the Contest or the Prize is not meant by Sponsor to imply the endorsement of the respective owner(s) of such marks, or any affiliation of the respective owner(s) of such marks with the Website or the Contest.

15. MISCELLANEOUS: Any heading, caption, or section title contained in these Official Rules is inserted only as a matter of convenience and in no way defines or explains any section or provision hereof. In the event of any conflict between any information provided on the Website, the Sponsor’s other websites, or otherwise, regarding the Contest (such as a "F.A.Q."), on the one hand, and these Official Rules, on the other, these Official Rules govern. These Official Rules, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be transferred or assigned by Sponsor without restriction. The licenses, rights, waivers, and releases granted by you herein, and all warranties, indemnities, and other provisions of these Official Rules that may reasonably be interpreted or construed as surviving the expiration or termination of these Official Rules, shall survive any expiration or termination of these Official Rules.

16. WINNER LIST: To obtain the name of the Winner, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope (residents of Vermont do not have to include return postage) to "OtterBox Learn Connected Give Back Contest Winner List," 209 S. Meldrum St. Fort Collins, CO 80521. Requests for the name of the Winner must be received no later than October 31, 2021.

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