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Paducah, KY 42002-3290

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Shows & Contests: Des Moines 2012 GiveAway

AQS Paducah 2012American Quilter's Society Dream Studio GiveAway–Des Moines 2012

 

Prize Gallery

Grand Prize

One (1) Grand-Prize Winner will receive a quilting studio package from Handi Quilter®, Tracey’s Tables, and Moda to include:

HQ18 Avante

  • One (1) Handi Quilter Machine Quilting System to include:

    HQ18 Avanté™ and HQ Studio Frame with Precision-Glide aluminum track.
    The HQ18 Avanté longarm quilting machine system offers the following features:

    • 18" throat to accommodate your bigger projects
    • 2 stitch regulation modes: Precision or Cruise
    • 4 to 18 stitches-per-inch
    • 15" of open quilting space
    • 2 color touch screens: switch quickly from manual to stitch-regulation mode
    • Menu-controlled LED lights
    • Up to 1800 precision stitches per minute
    • Stitch counters
    • Built-in diagnostics
    • Integrated, adjustable laser light
    • Includes delivery to Prizewinner's residence, within the 48 contiguous United States only, and training by an authorized HQ Representative (training may be conducted at the Representative's business location)

    MSRP of the HQ18 Avanté & HQ Studio Frame $9,995.00 (U.S.)
    Estimated ARV including shipping/delivery $10,340.00 (U.S.)

Quilting and cutting tables from Tracey's Tables to include:

  • Cutting Table

    Features three drawers and an easily accessible storage area.
    Dimensions: 17½" wide by 40" deep closed and 72" wide by 40" deep open.

    ARV $649.95 (U.S.)

  • Hideaway

    Features full extension drawer tracking and solid brass hardware.
    Dimensions: 26" wide by 22" deep and is 35¼" high.

    ARV $564.95 (U.S.)

  • storage
  • Quilters Cabinet

    Includes three drawers, breadboard and 17" side leaf.
    Dimensions: 61½" wide by 24" deep closed and 77" wide by 40" deep open.

    ARV $1,169.95 (U.S.)

  • Thread Cabinet

    Measures 28" wide by 23" deep and is 30" high.

    ARV $459.95 (U.S.)

  • Mini Storage Unit

    Designed to fit underneath the rear leaf of the sewing cabinets to provide additional storage options.

    ARV $419.95 (U.S.)

  • Shipping of all goods will be determined by location and is included in ARV for each item.

    Estimated ARV including shipping $3,264.75 (U.S.)

One (1) trip to the American Quilter's Society 2012 Quilt Show & Contest–Des Moines, October 4-7, 2012, provided by AQS, shall consist of:

  • plane flyingRoundtrip coach class air transportation for one (1) person between the major U.S. commercial airport nearest Grand-Prize Winner's residence in the contiguous United States and Des Moines, Iowa, on October 4, 2012; return flight October 7, 2012.
  • Four (4) days/three (3) nights hotel accommodations at the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, 401 Locust Street, Des Moines, Iowa.
  • One (1) multi-day pass for entrance into the American Quilter's Society 2012 Quilt Show & Contest–Des Moines.
  • Two (2) sets of three (3) special event tickets to include: "Laura Wasilowski: Art Quilts-The Musical" (October 4, 2012); "An Evening with Libby Lehman" (October 5, 2012); and "The Quilt Pageant & Brunch with Susan K. Cleveland" (October 6, 2012).
  • $200.00 U.S. cash.

Estimated ARV $1,000.00 (U.S.)

One (1) fabric collection from a variety of Moda designers to include Moda quilt kits, quilt backings and battings, and a collection of your favorite Moda precuts to stock your new sewing room.

Estimated ARV $3,000.00 (U.S.)
Total Grand Prize Estimated ARV $17,604.75 (U.S.)

First Prize

One (1) First-Prize Winner will receive from the American Quilter’s Society:

One (1) trip to the American Quilter's Society 2012 Quilt Show & Contest–Des Moines, October 4-7, 2012, provided by AQS, shall consist of:

  • plane flyingRoundtrip coach class air transportation for one (1) person between the major U.S. commercial airport nearest First-Prize Winner’s residence in the contiguous United States and Des Moines, Iowa, on October 4, 2012; return flight October 7, 2012.
  • Four (4) days/three (3) nights hotel accommodations at the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, 401 Locust Street, Des Moines, Iowa.
  • One (1) multi-day pass for entrance into the American Quilter’s Society 2012 Quilt Show & Contest–Des Moines.
  • Two (2) sets of three (3) special event tickets to include: “Laura Wasilowski: Art Quilts-The Musical” (October 4, 2012); “An Evening with Libby Lehman” (October 5, 2012); and “The Quilt Pageant & Brunch with Susan K. Cleveland” (October 6, 2012).
  • $200.00 U.S. cash.

Total First Prize Estimated ARV $1,000.00 (U.S.)

Second Prize

  • Ten (10) Second-Prize Winners will each receive a Quilter’s Library of ten (10) selected titles from the American Quilter’s Society.

    Total Second Prize Estimated ARV $250.00 (U.S.)
    Total Second Prize Estimated ARV × 10 $2,500.00 (U.S.)

Third Prize

  • One hundred (100) Third-Prize Winners will each receive one (1) copy of The Basement Quilt, by Ann Hazelwood, published by the American Quilter's Society.

    Total Third Prize Estimated ARV $14.00 (U.S.)
    Total Third Prize Estimated ARV × 100 $1,400.00 (U.S.)

Estimated ARV of AQS Dream Studio GiveAway–Des Moines 2012 $22,504.75 (U.S.)

 

Official Rules

  1. How to Enter: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. Central Time (CT) on July 5, 2012, until 5:00 p.m. CT on August 22, 2012, you may enter the AQS Dream Studio GiveAway Des Moines 2012 (the “GiveAway”) in any of the following ways: (i) visit the American Quilter’s Society Website (www.AmericanQuilter.com) and complete the online entry form by providing your name, complete address, phone number, and valid e-mail address (limit one entry per household and/or per e-mail address); (ii) hand print your name, complete address, and phone number either on a postcard or separate piece of paper no larger than 8½" x 11"; place it in an envelope; and mail the card or envelope to AQS Dream Studio GiveAway Des Moines 2012, P.O. Box 3290, Paducah, KY 42002-3290 (the “mail-in address”). Limit one entry per household. Mail-in entrants must be postmarked by August 22, 2012, and received by August 29, 2012; or, (iii) return the entry card in the official envelope provided by mail to AQS members and former members. Mechanically reproduced entries will not be accepted. All entries become the property of the American Quilter’s Society and will not be returned. No Purchase Necessary. Purchase will not increase entrant’s chance of winning.

  2. Eligibility: This GiveAway is open only to legal residents of the continental U.S. and its territories, possessions, and commonwealths (excluding Puerto Rico) who are 18 years of age or older. Officers, directors, employees, and their immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children, and each of their respective spouses) of Schroeder Publishing Company, Inc. and the GiveAway Entities (listed below) their affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited, including Florida, New York, and Rhode Island.

  3. Grand Prize: One (1) Grand-Prize Winner will receive a quilting studio to consist of: One (1) HQ18 Avanté™ and HQ Studio Frame with Precision-Glide aluminum track from Handi Quilter to include delivery within the 48 contiguous United States only; Quilting and cutting tables from Tracey’s Tables to include one (1) Cutting Table, one (1) Hideaway, one (1) Quilters Cabinet, one (1) Mini Storage Unit, and one (1) Thread Cabinet including shipping charges; one (1) fabric collection from a variety of Moda designers to include Moda quilt kits, quilt backings and battings, and a collection of your favorite Moda precuts to stock your new sewing room; and, from the American Quilter’s Society, one (1) trip from October 4 – October 7, 2012, to the American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show & Contest–Des Moines, Iowa, which shall consist of: (a) roundtrip coach class air transportation for one (1) person between the major U.S. commercial airport nearest Grand-Prize Winner’s residence in the 48 contiguous United States and Des Moines, Iowa, on October 4, 2012; returning October 7, 2012; (b) four (4) days/three (3) nights hotel accommodations at the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, 401 Locust Street, Des Moines, Iowa; (c) one (1) multi-day pass for entrance into the American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show & Contest–Des Moines, Iowa; (d) two (2) sets of special event tickets to include: “Laura Wasilowski: Art Quilts-The Musical” (October 4, 2012); “An Evening with Libby Lehman” (October 5, 2012); and “The Quilt Pageant & Brunch with Susan K. Cleveland” (October 6, 2012) ; and (e) $200.00 U.S. cash. Total ARV estimated $17,604.75 (U.S.).

  4. 1st Prize: One (1) trip from October 4 – October 7, 2012, to the American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show & Contest–Des Moines, Iowa, which shall consist of: (a) roundtrip coach class air transportation for one (1) person between the major U.S. commercial airport nearest First-Prize Winner’s residence in the 48 contiguous United States and Des Moines, Iowa, on October 4, 2012; returning October 7, 2012; (b) four (4) days/three (3) nights hotel accommodations at the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, 401 Locust Street, Des Moines, Iowa; (c) one (1) multi-day pass for entrance into the American Quilter’s Society Quilt Show & Contest–Des Moines, Iowa; (d) two (2) sets of special event tickets to include: “Laura Wasilowski: Art Quilts-The Musical” (October 4, 2012); “An Evening with Libby Lehman” (October 5, 2012); and “The Quilt Pageant & Brunch with Susan K. Cleveland” (October 6, 2012); and (e) $200.00 U.S. cash. Total ARV estimated $1,000.00 (U.S.).

  5. 2nd Prize: Ten (10) Second-Prize Winners will receive a Quilter’s Library of ten (10) different books published by AQS. Total ARV estimated $250.00 each, $2,500 total (U.S.).

  6. 3rd Prize: One hundred (100) Third-Prize Winners will each receive one (1) copy of “The Basement Quilt,” by Ann Hazelwood published by the American Quilter’s Society, 2012. Total ARV estimated $14.00 each, $1,400.00 total (U.S.).

    All costs and expenses associated with any element of any and all prizes not specifically addressed above, including but not limited to taxes, shipping charges, and any other fees, are the sole responsibility of the Prizewinner. Sponsor shall solely determine the specifics of all aforementioned elements of any prize in the GiveAway. Some restrictions may apply. Prizewinner agrees that AQS has not made or is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize. No substitution, transfer of any prize (or any part of a prize package), or cash alternative is permitted. Prizes are not redeemable in cash. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on a prize (if any) are solely between the manufacturer and winner; therefore, winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturer for any such warranty and/or guarantee.

  7. Drawing and Notification: Prizewinners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on or about September 7, 2012. Potential Grand-Prize and First-Prize winners will be notified by phone only on or about September 7, 2012. If Sponsor does not receive acceptance of the Grand Prize and First Prize by a potential winner within twenty-four (24) hours from the first notification attempt, then such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. Sponsor’s decisions with respect to the winner and other matters pertaining to the GiveAway shall be final. If Sponsor is unable to contact a potential prizewinner, or if potential prizewinner fails to comply with any of the requirements, an alternate winner shall be selected. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

  8. Tampering: Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If, in the Sponsors’ opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the GiveAway, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the GiveAway, the judges reserve the right to terminate the GiveAway and conduct a random drawing to award the prizes using all entries received as of the termination date. Should the GiveAway be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the American Quilter’s Society website.

  9. Use of Information and Likeness: When you provide an e-mail address on entry, you are consenting to receive promotional e-mails, reminders for upcoming AQS promotions, information about American Quilter’s Society membership, and promotions from the GiveAway Sponsor and GiveAway Entities. The use of e-mail information shall be subject to the privacy policies of the American Quilter’s Society, which are available on the AQS website. Consenting to receive such e-mails will not improve your chances of winning. Entrants may also receive information from Sponsor regarding other promotional offers. Grand-Prize and First-Prize Winners consent to the use of his/her name, photograph, likeness, biography, voice and/or video for advertising and promotional purposes, including online announcements, without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

  10. Release of Liability: By entering this Give-away, all entrants and winners, and their successors, assigns, family members, guests, invitees, agents, and employees release, hold harmless, and agree to indemnify Sponsor, as well as the respective officers, directors, agents, employees, shareholders, advertising and promotion agencies, affiliated companies, GiveAway Entities and prize suppliers, and affiliates of the Sponsor and all others associated with the development and execution of this GiveAway from, against and for any and all actions, claims, losses and/or liability with respect to or in any way arising from participation in this GiveAway and/or acceptance or use of any prize and any related travel and/or activities, including but not limited to liability for personal injury, death, damages, taxes, fees, expenses or loss, including but not limited to attorney’s fees.

  11. Technology Failure or Human Error. Schroeder Publishing Company, Inc. d/b/a American Quilter’s Society (“Sponsor”) and the GiveAway Entities their affiliates, distributors, dealers, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, and agents, and any and all Internet servers and access provider(s) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human error; technical malfunctions; failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, server providers, or software, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Give-away; inability to access the American Quilter’s Society website; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or illegible or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction; printing or human errors; mailed entries which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, or postage due, or any combination thereof. Proof of mailing is not considered proof of delivery or receipt.

  12. Governing Law. This GiveAway is governed by Kentucky law. The venue of any legal action or lawsuit relating to this GiveAway shall be in a court located in McCracken County, Kentucky or the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Paducah division.

  13. Winner’s list: To learn the names of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope after September 7, 2012, to AQS Dream Studio GiveAway Des Moines 2012, Winner’s List, PO Box 3290, Paducah, KY 42002-3290. Requests received after January 1, 2013, will not be honored.

  14. GiveAway Entities:

    Handi Quilter Handi Quilter
       
    Tracey's Tables Tracey's Tables
       
    Moda Moda Fabrics, Inc.
  15. Sponsor: Schroeder Publishing Company, Inc., d/b/a American Quilter's Society, PO Box 3290, Paducah, KY 42002-3290.

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