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AQS Quilters Grand Giveaway

Official Rules

  1. How to Enter: Beginning at 9:00 a.m. CT on August 2, 2018, until 5:00 p.m. CT on November 6, 2018, you may enter the AQS Quilters Grand Giveaway (“Giveaway”) in any of the following ways: (i) visit the American Quilter’s Society Website ( and complete the online entry form by providing your name, complete address, phone number, and valid email address (limit one entry per household and/or per email address); (ii) enter at the AQS Quilters Grand Giveaway kiosk while attending a 2018 AQS QuiltWeek® event in Grand Rapids, MI; Paducah, KY; or Virginia Beach, VA, (limit one entry per email address); (iii) hand-print your name, complete address, and phone number on either a postcard or a piece of paper no larger than 8½" x 11", place it in an envelope, and mail the card or envelope to AQS Quilters Grand Giveaway, P.O. Box 3290, Paducah, KY 42002-3290 (the “mail-in address”); or (iv) return the entry card provided by mail to AQS, P.O. Box 3290, Paducah, KY 42002-3290. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by October 26, 2018, and received by October 30, 2018. (Limit one entry per household.) Mechanically or digitally 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 contiguous United States 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.
  3. Grand Prize: One (1) Grand-Prize Winner will receive a prize package to consist of: one (1) trip from April 24, 2019, to April 27, 2019, to AQS QuiltWeek® – Spring Paducah, Kentucky 2019, which shall consist of: (a) round trip coach-class air transportation for two (2) between the major U.S. commercial airport nearest Grand-Prize Winner’s residence in the 48 contiguous United States and Paducah, Kentucky, on April 24, 2019, returning April 27, 2019; (b) hotel accommodations for four (4) days/three (3) nights in one (1) double-occupancy room for two (2) in Paducah, Kentucky; (c) two (2) multi-day passes for entrance into AQS QuiltWeek – Spring Paducah, Kentucky 2019; (d) two (2) sets of special event tickets to include: All-Star Review on April 24, 2019, and Ricky Tims on Center Stage at The Carson Center on April 26, 2019; and (e) $400.00 cash (US); one (1) Skyline S9 Sewing and Embroidery Machine from Janome; thread assortment from WonderFil™ Specialty Threads, valued at $1,520.00; one (1) gift certificate valued at $1,500.00 and one (1) package of assorted products valued at $1,504.64 from AccuQuilt®; mat and cutter assortment from Havel's® Sewing, valued at over $850.00; three (3) gift cards to include: “Divide, Design & Fill for Beautiful Quilting” with Lisa H. Calle, “Successful Machine Quilting: Basic & Beyond” with Cindy Seitz-Krug, and “Artistic Painted Appliqué” with Linda M. Poole; and, one (1) Jacobean Arbor Complete Kit valued at over $600.00. Total ARV estimated $12,277.88 total (US). See Prize Gallery for complete prize details.
  4. First Prize: One (1) $1,000 Gift Certificate per traveler for up to two people toward a quilting cruise of their choice courtesy of Quilt Seminars at Sea and Holland America Line® and Airfare reimbursement allowance maximum of $500 for two (2) not to exceed $1,000 provided by American Quilter's Society. Total ARV estimated $3,000.00 (US). See Prize Gallery for complete prize details.
  5. 2nd Prize: Ten (10) Second-Prize Winners will each receive one (1) $100.00 gift certificate for use on from the American Quilter’s Society. Total ARV estimated $100.00 each, $1,000.00 total (US). See Prize Gallery for complete prize details.
  6. 3rd Prize: Fifty (50) Third-Prize Winners will each receive one (1) copy of 2019 Quilt Art Engagement Calendar by Klaudeen Hansen (#11318), published by the American Quilter’s Society, 2018. Total ARV estimated $15.95 each, $797.50 total (US). See Prize Gallery for complete prize details.
  7. Costs and Expenses: 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, expressed 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. Descriptions of each prize can be found in the prize gallery at
  8. Drawing and Notification: Prizewinners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries on or about November 20, 2018. Potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified by phone only on or about November 20, 2018. If Sponsor does not receive acceptance of the Grand Prize 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.
  9. 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. 10. Use of Information and Likeness: When entering the Giveaway, you consent to receiving information from the American Quilter’s Society and its partners. This information can be sent via e-mail, mail, SMS, or telephone. 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 ( All prizewinners 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 Giveaway, all entrants and winners, and their successors, assignees, 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 Giveaway; 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 US District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Paducah division.
  13. Winners list: To learn the names of the winners, go to or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope after November 20, 2018 to AQS Quilters Grand Giveaway, Winners List, PO Box 3290, Paducah, KY 42002-3290. Requests received after June 1, 2019 will not be honored.
  14. Giveaway Entities:
    • Shop American Quilter's Society
    • Quilt Seminars at Sea
    • Holland America Line®
    • Janome
    • Accu Quilt
    • Wonderfil Specialty Threads
    • Havel's Sewing
  15. Sponsor: Schroeder Publishing Company, Inc., d/b/a American Quilter’s Society, PO Box 3290, Paducah, KY 42002-3290.
    American Quilter's Society