Q. Who is eligible to enter the sweepstakes?
A. Legal residents of the 50 U.S. and D.C. who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.
Q. How do I enter?
A. Visit www.avery/diyorganization.com and complete and submit the official entry form. You do not need to take the organization personality quiz to qualify. You will, however, be required to choose the category into which you will be entered: Home/General Consumer, Office Admin or Small Business.
Q. Do I need to purchase something to enter or win?
A. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
Q. How long does the sweepstakes run?
A. The sweepstakes starts September 14, 2009 (12:01 a.m. ET) and runs until October 23, 2009 (11:59 p.m. ET).
Q. How often can I enter?
A. You can enter once per day.
Q. What is the grand prize?
A. Three (3) grand prize winners (one from each category) will be randomly selected to receive a $5,000 organizational makeover on a single work space in their home or office with Jodie Watson, Founder and President of Supreme Organization and Organizing Expert from TLC’s Real Simple. Real Life. The makeover includes a 6-hour day with Jodie Watson, Avery label products and a variety of organization tools, a $1,000 multi-use gift certificate and a $1,600 cash prize (awarded as a check).
Q. What are the weekly prizes?
A. Weekly prizes include $500 multi-use gift certificates and Avery Prize Packs that include Avery label products and a $25 gift card to an office products store.
Q. When and how will the winners be selected?
A. Grand Prize – The winners will be announced on or about October 30, 2009 and will be selected from all eligible entries received for each category.
Weekly Prizes – Weekly prize winners will be selected on or about the Tuesday following the end of each weekly period.
Q. If I am selected as the Grand Prize winner, do I have to complete the organization makeover within a certain time period?
A. The makeover with Jodie Watson is a 6-hour consultation on a date to be mutually agreed upon between Avery and the Grand Prize winner and must be completed no later than March 31, 2010.
Q. How will I know if I’ve won?
A. Potential winners will be notified by mail, phone and/or e-mail.
Q. Will I be required to sign anything if I am selected as a winner?
A. Potential winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and where lawful, a publicity release within seven days of date of issuance.
Q. What are my chances of winning?
A. Your chances depend on the number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing.
Q. Do I need to pay taxes on my prize?
A. Prizes valued at $600 or more require the filing of a 1099 Miscellaneous Income Tax form. For tax purposes, you are required to complete a W-9 (included in your winner-notification package). Please read all of your notification materials carefully, as you may also be responsible for state and local taxes. Winners should contact a tax advisor if they have any questions concerning their tax obligations.