Kidd Valley’s Teacher of the Year Official Rules

1. No Purchase Necessary. To enter, write an essay on why this teacher should be Ivar’s Teacher of the Year and drop off or mail to any participating Western Washington Ivar’s location (see list above). Entries may also be submitted electronically via Ivar’s Teacher of the Year subpage at One entry per person only. Entries must be received by May 19, 2017. Entries received after this date are void and will not be included.

2. Winners will be selected on or about May 31, 2017. Winners will be notified by phone or email within 7 days of the actual selection date. Selection will be conducted by Ivar’s, whose decisions in all matters relating to the contest are final.

3.Grand Prize: One (1) teacher will receive a $500 Gift Card for school supplies to a store of their choice (ARV $500).

First Prize: Two (2) teachers will each receive a $150 Gift Card for school supplies of their choice (ARV $300).

Second Prize: Fifteen (15) teachers will each receive a $25 Ivar’s Gift Card (ARV $375).

4. Eligibility: Open to all legal residents of WA, 14 years or younger (K-8 students), except employees of Ivar’s, Inc., its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, and any other company involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of this contest and the immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings and children, and their spouses) and household members of each of the above.

5. The entries will be evaluted by a panel of judges using the following criteria: 1) Does the essay include strong examples and details that support the student’s view that their teacher is the best? 2) Is the essay well-written? 3) Is it creative? 4) Does the essay capture the power and value of the teacher? 5) Be specific and use examples. 6) Submission of art or photo is not required. Judging of art based upon whether it complements or highlights a well written essay. Art cannot be submitted in lieu of essay.

6. General: By participating, entrants acknowledge and agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges as final.

By participating, entrants consent to the use of names and/or likenesses by Ivar’s for the purpose of advertising without limitation or compensation. Any tax liability on prize is solely the responsibility of the winner. Limit one prize per household. Contest void outside of WA and where prohibited by law. Ivar’s and its affiliates are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, incomplete, damaged or illegible entries. Prizes are not exchangeable, transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash except as provided herein. All entries submitted become the property of Ivar’s and will not be returned. The contest ends on May 19, 2017. Ivar’s reserves the right to correct errors in printed and digital materials in conjunction with this contest. The Ivar’s Teacher of the Year is under the supervision of Ivar’s, Inc.

7. Winner’s List: To obtain a list of major prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Ivar’s, 1001 Alaskan Way, Ste. 109, Seattle, WA 98104 by June 30, 2017.

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