Who Would Win? Animal Showdown Contest


                  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter, student must choose an animal he or she considers the fiercest predator and then provide the information and artwork as requested on the downloadable Animal Showdown Contest worksheet form.   Students are encouraged to use the downloadable reproducible worksheet form ( though it is not required. However, all entries must be no more than one side of one 8 1/2" x 11" piece of paper and must include student, teacher, and school names; grade; and school address and phone number. Entries must be mailed to: Who Would Win? Animal Showdown Contest, P.O. Box 714, New York, NY 10013-0714, by March 4, 2014. No other means of entry accepted. 

                  2. Winners will be selected based on the equally weighted criteria of clarity of thought, form and execution. Winners will be notified on or about April 3, 2014. Scholastic Book Clubs, Inc. (“Sponsor”) is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, misdirected, damaged, mutilated, postage-due, incomplete, or illegible entries or mail.

                  3. Contest is open to students attending U.S. schools in grades 2 through 3 who are legal residents of the United States. Employees, and members of their families living in the same household, of Sponsor and its parent company, subsidiaries, brokers, distributors, dealers, retailers, affiliates, and their respective advertising, promotion, and production agencies (collectively, the “related entities”) are not eligible to enter. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. One entry per person.

                  4. There will be one (1) Grand-Prize Winner who will receive a classroom visit from author Jerry Pallotta. Date of visit will be determined by Scholastic in coordination with the winner’s teacher.   In addition, a “class pet” will be adopted in the winner’s classroom name.  (Approximate retail value of this prize is $2,500.) 

There will be ten (10) Runner-Up Winners who will two (2) Who Would Win? libraries—one for the classroom and one for the home.   (Approximate retail value of this prize is $75.)

                  5. Winners, as a condition of entry, agree to release Sponsor, each prize provider in this contest, and their respective related entities from any and all liability for injuries or damages of any kind sustained through participation in this contest and/or use of a prize once accepted.

                  6. No cash substitutions, transfers, or assignments of prizes allowed, except by Sponsor in case of unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. All matters relating to this contest shall be subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion, and Sponsor’s decisions shall be final and binding on all entrants and the winner. The winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within five (5) days of notification attempt or an alternate winner may be selected. By accepting the prize, the winner grants to Sponsor the right to use winner’s name, likeness, hometown, biographical information, and entry for purposes of advertising and promotion without further notice or compensation, except where prohibited by law. Winner may also be asked to attend and participate in media and/or public relations events (the “Media Events”) designated by Sponsor and prize provider and/or requested by various media outlets. Upon Sponsor’s request, and subject to winner’s availability, the winner agrees to participate in such Media Events without any further compensation. By accepting the prize, winner agrees to release Sponsor, prize provider, and their respective related entities and hold each of them harmless from any claims relating to their participation or non-participation in any Media Events.

                  7. The names of the prizewinners (available after April 3, 2014) will be listed on the Sponsor website at You may also obtain the list of winners by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners List, Who Would Win? Animal Showdown Contest, P.O. Box 714, New York, NY, 10013-0714, by May 16, 2014.

Sponsor: Scholastic Book Clubs, Inc., 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012