General Contest Rules



Homeschool Share (HSS) Blog Contest General Rules

The HSS Blog Contest General Rules apply to all contests run on or through the HSS blog located at (HSS Blog). Additional rules applicable to each contest (Contest-Specific Rules) will be posted on the HSS Blog and will act as contest-specific supplements to these Rules.

Entering a Contest constitutes the Entrant’s acknowledgement that he or she has read and agrees to these General Rules all relevant Contest-Specific Rules.

HSS Blog Contests are only open to individuals age eighteen (18) or older who reside in the United States. The following persons are not eligible to enter HSS Blog Contests: (a) Contest sponsors, (b) companies or individuals providing Contest prizes, (c) persons who have won a HSS Blog Contest within thirty (30) days of the final entry date of a new Contest end, (d) family members of and persons living in the same household with any of the persons named in (a), (b), or (c).

Entrants may enter a Contest by the methods stated in the Contest-Specific Rules. Entries may not contain (a) inappropriate content, (b) negative statements about the Contest, HSS or other Contest Sponsors, (c) advertisements or spam, or (d) or links to business, advertising, or adult websites. Entrants accept the risk that entries violating these rules may be voided.

Winners will be identified on the Blog (located at and/or the HSS Facebook page and/or the HSS Twitter feed. Entry constitutes the Entrant’s consent to be identified by name should the Entrant also becomes a Winner.

Winners will be chosen in accordance with the Contest-Specific Rules or by random drawing from among all the valid Entries submitted to the Contest. Winners will receive the prize designated in the Contest-Specific Rules and/or on the Blog in connection with the relevant Contest. Prizes will vary in nature and value, and will be described in more detail at the time Contests are announced. Prizes are non-transferrable.


Only one Winner per household in any thirty (30) day period. Winners will be notified by email. Entries constitute permission for the Winner’s name to be displayed, along with text identifying the Winner as a Winner of the Contest, (a) on the Blog, HSS Facebook page and HSS Twitter feed, (b) on related or linked Facebook pages, and (c) on other Internet websites owned and/or operated by the relevant Contest Sponsors. To claim the Prize the Winner must follow the instructions contained in the notification email within five (5) days after the date of the notification email.

Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. All Prizes will be awarded. Prizes are not transferable and may not be exchanged for cash or other items.

Sponsors: The Contest is sponsored by Homeschool Share (HSS), individually and collectively, with  Sponsors. Entrants acknowledge that the Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with the owners of Facebook, Twitter or any other social networking website.

Submission of an Entry into any Contest constitutes the Entrant’s agreement to waive, release and discharge Sponsors and all of their officers, employees, agents, successors and assigns from any and all claims, demands, causes of action and liabilities.

No purchase is necessary to enter Contests.

All Contests are subject to applicable law and void where prohibited by law.

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