Packers Rookie Reporter OFFICIAL RULES 2016


DESCRIPTION/TIMING: The Packers Rookie Reporter promotion sponsored by the Edvest College Savings Plan consists of a sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) in partnership with the Green Bay Packers organization. The Sweepstakes begins at 8:00 AM Central Time (“CT”) on 6/4/2016 and ends at 11:59 PM CT on 7/17/2016 (“Sweepstakes Period”) and consists of six (6) grand-prize drawings which will be conducted after the conclusion of the sweepstakes. Six grand-prize (6) prizes will be awarded to six (6) winning Entrants of the six (6 drawings), on behalf of his or her child or grandchild. Sweepstakes details and entry are available at

SPONSOR: The Edvest College Savings Plan

ADMINISTRATOR: The Edvest College Savings Plan

ELIGIBILITY: Eligibility is limited to legal residents of the state of Wisconsin who are at least 18 years of age (“Entrant”) and are the parent, grandparent or legal guardian of a child, ages 6-15 years of age who is also a resident of the state of Wisconsin (“Participating Child”). The following persons (collectively the “Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible: (a) employees of the Wisconsin Department of Administration and their immediate family members if the employee is directly involved with the management of the Edvest College Savings Plan; and (b) Elected members and staff of the Wisconsin State Legislature and their immediate family members; and (c) Employees, directors, officers, trustees and agents, and their respective immediate families (spouses and siblings, parents and children and their spouses) and household members of TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing, Inc., TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC, TIAA-CREF Personal Investors Services, Inc., Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) and its affiliates, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, owners, divisions, advertising, public relations, and promotion agencies are not eligible; (d) employees of the Green Bay Packers and their immediate family members if the employee is directly involved with the involved in the promotion, implementation and execution of the Sweepstakes. Winners or household members of winners of previous Edvest College Savings Plan sweepstakes in the same calendar year are not eligible.

AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.

HOW TO ENTER: To receive one (1) sweepstakes entry, visit, complete the Official Entry Form and submit online as directed or stop by the Edvest College Savings Plan booth at the 2016 Green Bay Packers Kids Clinic at the Don Hutson Center On June 4th to enter in person (event ticketholders only). Limit: One (1) entry per eligible person per eligible child. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. In the event more than the stated allowable entries are received for one person or email address, the first entry processed will be considered the only valid entry received. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple or different email addresses or identities will void that entrant's entries and that entrant may be disqualified. In the event of a dispute, Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of Entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Any potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.

Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected entries due to computer or downloading problems. Entries that are incomplete are void. Online ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED BY July 17, 2016 at 11:59 PM.

WINNER SELECTION/VERIFICATION: Six (6) grand-prize winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible Entries received during the promotion on or about 7/18/2016. Entries will be sorted by child age and one (1) male and one (1) female winner will be drawn from each age bracket: ages 6-9, 10-12, and 13-15. Winners will be notified by phone and/or email to confirm his/her eligibility. A selected winner that does not meet the eligibility requirements will be disqualified, and an alternate winner will be randomly selected and notified as per the procedures outlined above. Winners will be required to complete, execute and return within seven (7) business days a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility, W-9, and Liability/Publicity Release or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate. Drawings will be conducted by Administrator, an independent judging organization. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion.


Six (6) Grand–Prizes: Six (6) prizes of a $1,000 Edvest College Savings Plan giftcard to be awarded to the parent, legal guardian or grandparent, will be awarded for the designated child (ARV $1,000) and the opportunity to be a Packers Rookie Reporter during the 2016 NFL Season. Youth winners and guardians will travel to Lambeau Field on a TBD date to meet and conduct their interview of a Packers player or coach. Interview dates are non-negotiable. Travel arrangements and any travel-related expenses incurred are the responsibility of the winners/guardians. They will also win four (4) tickets to a TBD 2016 Packers home game, an autographed mini helmet and an autographed football. (ARV $645). Game selection is non-negotiable. If a winner already has an active Edvest 529 College Savings Plan account, they have the ability to deposit the $1,000 Edvest College Savings Plan giftcard amount into an existing account.  

CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE OF PRIZE: Each winner, by accepting his/her prize, agrees that he/she is responsible for (a) all federal, state and local taxes, including income taxes, if any, applicable to acceptance and use of the prize and (b) any and all costs associated with the acceptance and use of a prize, and further agrees to provide his/her Social Security Number or Federal Taxpayer Identification Number for tax reporting purposes, if requested. Prizes may not be transferred or assigned. Prizes must be accepted in full or declined. No substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize in whole or in part with another prize of comparable or greater value.

RELEASE; PERMISSION: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants: (a) release the Sweepstakes Entities from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by their participation, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of a prize; and (b) acknowledge that the Sweepstakes Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prizes including, but not limited to, their availability. By accepting a prize, a winner grants to the Edvest College Savings Program (“Program”) the right, except where prohibited by law, to use his or her name, likeness, picture, address (city and state), voice, biographical information, written or oral statements, for advertising and promotional purposes in promoting the Sponsor, the Administrator or their websites, or this Sweepstakes or succeeding sweepstakes, without compensation unless required by law. This includes all radio and television broadcast media and internet usage. A winner shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation, and no claim (including, without limitation, any claim based on invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, alteration, or use in composite form of his or her name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), biographical information, or Official Entry Form. The rights granted under this paragraph shall extend to the Sponsor, the Administrator and the Program’s marketing partners.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO TAMPER WITH THE RANDOM SELECTION PROCESS OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being executed as planned, or unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of any Entrant, technical failure or any other cause, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any suspect entry or Entrant and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of any cancellation, termination, modification or suspension, notice of such action will be posted at, and the selection of winners may be made from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the termination, cancellation, modification or suspension, as the Sponsor determines in its sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.

DISPUTES: Entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the Circuit Court for Dane County, Wisconsin. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL AN ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AN AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO, (A) PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND ANY OTHER DAMAGES OTHER THAN OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES, (B) ATTORNEYS’ FEES, AND (C) DAMAGES THAT ARE MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED. These Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, and the rights and obligations of the Sponsor and Administrator in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Wisconsin.

FOR WINNER RESULTS: Email Edvest at by 7/30/16.

Consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before investing in the Edvest College Savings Plan. Please visit to obtain a Plan Disclosure Booklet containing this and more information. Read it carefully. Investments in the Plan are neither insured nor guaranteed and there is the risk of investment loss.

The Edvest College Savings Plan is administered by the State of Wisconsin. TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing, Inc., Program Manager. TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC, member FINRA, distributor and underwriter for the Edvest College Savings Plan..C30630