The Dream Dorm Makeover Giveaway




Eligibility: Dream Dorm Makeover (“Contest/Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico), age 18 or older at time of entry or by August 18, 2009. Employees of (the “Sponsors”), and their parent subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotional agencies and members of their households and immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings and children), and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win. This Contest/Sweepstakes is governed by U.S. Law and subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void in Puerto Rico, outside the U.S. and where prohibited by law.

How to enter:  You may enter the Dream Dorm Makeover in the following ways:

#1: Visit and follow the online entry instructions and submit the online entry form. All online entries must be received between 12:01 A.M. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on July 7, 2009 and ends at 11:59 P.M. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on August 18, 2009.  Limit one (1) online entry per eligible person, per day.

#2: To enter via US mail, send a postcard with your name and address to: The Dream Dorm Makeover, Attn: Dept. 21, P.O. Box 2348, Riverside, CA 92516. Mail-in entries must be postmarked between 07/07/09 and 08/18/09 and received by 09/04/09.

Photocopied, facsimile, illegible or mechanically reproduced entries are not eligible. All entries and requests become the property of the Sponsors and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected or postage due mail/entries. 

Prizing: There will be one (1) Grand Prize winner that will be awarded a $1000 gift certificate (retail value), one (1) First Place winner that will be awarded a $500 gift certificate (retail value), one (1) Second Place winner that will be awarded a $250 gift certificate (retail value) and five (5) Runners Up winners that will be awarded a Mead Five Star Bundle of a $75 value that includes two (2) Hybrid Note Binders, three (3) Notebooks, one (1) Expanding File, three (3) Folders, three (3) Binders, and one (1) Student Planner. Gift Certificate is to be used towards the purchase of merchandise at Merchandise is subject to availability. Any purchases or charges that exceed the prize amount are the winner’s responsibility. Prize is subject to Gift Certificate terms and conditions. Promotion/offer may not be combined with any other offers, coupons, or discounts. Gift Certificate is not returnable or redeemable for cash, nor is it valid toward previous purchases. Any unused Gift Certificate credits after prize is fulfilled will not be awarded. Other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of winner, including any local or state taxes. Winner is responsible for any applicable shipping charges. Exclusions and/or purchase limitations may apply. Rewards valid at after September 8, 2009. Subject to change without notice.

Random Drawing: The winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received. Random drawing will be conducted on or about September 8, 2009 by an employee or authorized agent, whose decisions are final and binding. Winner will be notified by phone and/or email within 14 days of random drawing date.

Odds of Winning:  Determined by number of valid entries received.

Conditions: Entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission for Sponsors to use winner's name, prize won, hometown and likeness for online posting and promotional purposes without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of judges and the Sponsors, and release the Sponsors, and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Contest/Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation, acceptance and use of prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Contest/Sweepstakes or use or redemption of the prize. Sponsors are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.    

Winner’s List: Winner’s names can be found at (available after 9/31/09).

Privacy Policy: By entering, you may be contacted by the Sponsors and/or any promotional partners with future promotional offers. Information provided by you to participate in this Contest/Sweepstakes is subject to the Sponsors’ privacy policies located at We will contact the winner by phone and email. Please note we will add you to our email list to receive our newsletter and special announcements unless you indicate you do not wish to receive future emails from us.
Notice to Online Entrants: In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

Design Ideas (P.O. Box 2967, Springfield, IL 62708)
Iris USA (PO Box 581910, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158)
Room It Up (1241 SE Indian Street, Suite 108, Stuart, FL 34997)
Mead (101 O’neil Road, Sidney, NY 13838), Inc. (P.O. Box 2348, Riverside, CA 92516).