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THE GAME OF MAXXIMIZING RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

1. PROMOTION: The Game of Maxximizing (the "Promotion") begins at 8:30 am Eastern Time ("ET") on March 5, 2019 and ends 11:00 pm ET (8:00 pm Pacific Time) on March 16, 2019 and only during the dates/times listed in the chart below (the "Promotion Period")

2. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees of The TJX Companies, Inc. ("Sponsor"), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. ("Administrator"), their parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development, evolvement and execution of this Promotion (collectively "Sponsor and its Administrators") and the immediate family members of each, are not eligible to participate or win. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winners. Void where prohibited and subject to all federal, state and local laws.

3. BACKGROUND/HOW TO ENTER: The Sponsor will have "pods" displaying T.J. Maxx merchandise, located throughout the United States in various cities at the locations on the dates listed in the chart below. Consumers may enter on Instagram either by physically being at a pod or via T.J. Maxx's Instagram posts or select influencer's Instagram posts about the pod during each pod's entry period, as defined in the chart below. The object is to guess as close as possible to actual T.J. Maxx retail price of all components included in the applicable pod to receive an entry for that pod's drawing only.

a. For consumers who visit the pod in person on the date/time listed in the chart below: Step 1: Consumers visit a pod in person and take a photo of the pod. Step 2: Consumers post their photos of the pod on Instagram ("Site") with their guesses of the value of all combined merchandise items displayed in the pod ("guess") in the caption using the hashtags #maxximizing and #contest (the "Submission").
b. For consumers who enter by commenting on an influencer's/T.J. Maxx's Instagram post during each pod's/influencer's entry period, as defined in the chart below: Step 1: Influencer/T.J. Maxx will post a photo of a pod's contents on Instagram directing consumers to comment below with their guesses. Step 2: Consumers comment on the influencer's/T.J. Maxx's Instagram post with their guesses, including the hashtags #maxximizing and #contest. Submission must only be made on a static post on the Site and will not be accepted for entry if submitted on an Instagram Stories post.

There is a limit of one (1) Entry per person per pod.

Entrants must complete all steps for either method of entry in order to attempt to receive one (1) Entry (the "Entry") for that corresponding pod. You must have an Instagram account to enter and have your privacy settings set to "public" to receive a Direct Message ("DM") for the Entry to be eligible. If you do not have an Instagram account, and you would like to create one for free, visit www.Instagram.com. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the email address/Instagram account associated with the entry. If submitting a photo depicting the likeness of other individuals (other than any brand ambassadors depicted in the pod), you must make the other individuals aware that you are entering a photo on their behalf and attest that the other individuals have agreed that you may submit such photo and you must be the parent/legal guardian of any minor depicted in the photo. Any Entry deemed inappropriate or containing unsuitable text/photos, in Sponsor's sole discretion will be disqualified. Any Entry or portion thereof that is, in the Sponsor's sole discretion, obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory, includes references to/visuals of sex, nudity, acts of violence or acts that may cause harm or otherwise violates or infringes (or may infringe) any copyright, trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity, sexual in nature, or is otherwise objectionable, will disqualify the entrant as determined in Sponsor's sole discretion. All logos included in contents of the pod are admissible for Entry. Entry must be in keeping with Sponsor's image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor has the sole discretion to determine whether a Submission qualifies as an Entry. All Submissions must be the sole, original work of the entrants and must be in English. By submitting an Entry, you hereby grant the Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, assigns, licensees, and legal representatives the irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide right to use, reproduce, edit, market, store, distribute, have distributed, publicly and privately display, communicate, publicly and privately perform, transmit, have transmitted, create derivative works based upon, and promote the Entry (as such may be edited and modified by the Sponsor in its discretion) for editorial, commercial, promotional and all other purposes (including posting on any websites). Normal Internet/phone access, data/usage charges imposed by your online/phone service will apply. All Entries become property of the Sponsor. By entering, you understand and agree that your Submission may (in Sponsor's sole discretion), 1) be posted online for consumers to view on Sponsor's Instagram Page, Sponsor's Social Media sites or other Sponsor-selected sites; 2) be distributed across social media channels. Sponsor reserves the right to remove any posted Submissions, in its sole discretion, even if the Submission has already been made available to the public. All Entries must be received by the times outlined in the chart below (for the pod's location) to be eligible for that pod's drawing and by 11:00 pm ET (8:00 pm PT) to be eligible for the final pod's drawing.

  
Pod Name
Influencer
Location
Date & Time
Selection Date
Maxximize Your Style - NYC
Hannah Simone (@therealhannahsimone)
Union Square North Plaza, Bocce USQ, 20 Union Square N, New York, NY 10001
3/5/19 (from 8:30 am ET until 7 pm ET)
3/7/19
Maxximize Your Vacay 
 
Rachel Choy (@inrachelshoes)
 
Flatiron Plaza, East 23rd Street (between Broadway and 5th Avenue), New York, NY 10010
3/6/19 (from 8:30 am ET until 7 pm ET)
3/8/19
Maxximize Like a Boss
Alli Webb (@alliwebb)
Grand Central Station, Vanderbilt Hall, 89 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
3/7/19 (from 8:30 am ET until 7 pm ET)
3/12/19
Maxximize Your Style - LA
Hannah Simone (@therealhannahsimone)
Abbot Kinney & Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90291
3/14/19 (from 8:30 am PT until 6 pm PT)
3/18/19
Maxximize Your HQ
Jeremiah Brent (@jeremiahbrent)
Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Boulevard #170, Los Angeles, CA 90028
3/15/19 (from 10 am PT until 8 pm PT)
3/19/19
Maxximize Your Me Time
Myleik Teele (@myleik)
200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401
3/16/19 (from 10 am PT until 8 pm PT)
3/20/19
 

4. WINNER SELECTION: Winners will be selected in random drawings (one winner for each pod) from among all those Entries that included the correct guesses (or closest to it) for each pod. Winners will be selected on or about the dates listed above by Administrator, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Promotion. All guesses will be rounded to the nearest dollar. For example, if a consumer guesses between $100-$100.49, his/her guess will be rounded to $100. If a consumer guesses between $100.50-$100.99, his/her guess will be rounded to $101. If the combined value of all items in the pod costs $100.47, the random drawing will be from among all $100 guesses. If no one guesses $100, the random drawing will be from among those who guessed the closest two dollars above and below $100 ($99 and $101). In the event only one (1) person included the correct guess in his/her Entry, that person will be declared the winner for that pod. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of entrants who have the correct or closest guess to the actual value of each pod.

5. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winners will be notified via a DM on Instagram from the Sponsor. Winners will be required to follow the instructions outlined in the DM to send an email to Administrator with their name and Instagram username within 24 hours of notification. Once emails have been received and verified, each potential winner will be required to sign and return a Statement of Eligibility and Liability Release, and except where prohibited, publicity release and assignment of rights ("Statement") within forty-eight (48) hours of notification in order to be determined a Prize winner. If potential winner fails to return the first email, or the completed Statement within forty-eight (48) hours, if Statement is returned as undeliverable, or if potential winner is deemed to be ineligible, the Prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be selected. Statement will be sent to the potential winner via email. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification. If potential winner is found to be ineligible or if potential winner does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate potential prize winner may be selected. Prizes are nontransferable and no substitutions (cash or otherwise) are allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize is unavailable. If the winner elects to receive the contents of the pod as his/her prize, items in the pod may not be substituted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prizes will be fulfilled within 6-8 weeks, regardless of prize selection, as described below. Winners and all entrants, as a condition of entry into the Promotion, agree to release and forever discharge, covenant not to sue, and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development, evolvement and execution of the Promotion from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with submitting an Entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Promotion, the receipt, ownership or use of the prizes awarded, or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of the prizes.

6. PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES ("ARVs"): Grand Prize (6 total - one per pod): Winner's choice of either the contents of the pod or T.J. Maxx gift cards of equal value to the contents of the pod (min ARV: $500, max ARV: $3,000). Limit one (1) prize per person. ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use winners' names, photos and/or likenesses and Entries for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, including a winners list, unless prohibited by law. Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. If applicable, the ARV of prizes listed are subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules, and the date the prizes are awarded. If the actual purchase price of a prize is less than the ARV stated herein, the prize winner will NOT be entitled to a check, cash or other form of payment for the price difference. Gift cards (if applicable) subject to restrictions and expiration dates may apply. Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and all other costs and expenses associated with prize not specified herein as being awarded, if applicable. No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent permitted by winners. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute the prize with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor's discretion.

7. GENERAL RULES: The Site's computer timestamp is the official clock for purposes of this Promotion. By participating in the Promotion, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. Sponsor and its Administrators are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the Entry process or the operation of the Site; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Entries generated by script or bot are not eligible. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the Site account submitted at the time of Entry will be deemed to be the participant. "Authorized account holder" of a Site account is defined as the person who is responsible for joining the Site and who manages the e-mail address associated with the Site Account. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Promotion if it is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other problems beyond the control of the Sponsor and award the applicable prizes (per pod) based on Entries with correct (or closest to correct) guesses prior to cancellation, if any. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. Prize winners and all entrants, as a condition of entry into the Promotion, agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators and each of their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in the Promotion or any prize awarded. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use the winners' names, photos and likenesses and Entries for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the Promotion materials or the offering or announcement of the prizes. As a condition of entering the Promotion, entrant agrees that: 1) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for out-of-pocket expenses; 2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with the Promotion or the prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and 3) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event, attorneys' fees. You hereby represent and warrant that you have read these Official Rules and are fully familiar with its contents.

8. CONDITIONS: Winners acknowledge and agrees that Sponsor has the right to edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, promote and otherwise use Submissions in any way it sees fit in connection with advertising or promoting T.J. Maxx brand and products in any medium, throughout the world, in perpetuity. Entrant/winners shall have no right to review or approve edits, alterations or modifications, and the Entrant/winners waive the benefit of any provision of law known as "moral rights." No information regarding Submissions will be disclosed to any third party not involved in the conduct of the Contest. By submitting a Submission, you represent: (a) that the Submission is your own original work that has not previously been published or publicly shown or won a prize or award; and (b) any and all rights to the Submission belong to you and the Submission does not infringe, misappropriate or violate the rights of any third party. Further, any Submissions that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems to be inappropriate for publication will not be considered.

9. WINNERS: For the names of the winners, available after March 31, 2019, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by April 15, 2019, to: The Game of Maxximizing - Winners, 100 Marcus Dr. (Dept. MG), Melville, NY 11747.

10. SPONSOR: The TJX Companies, Inc., 770 Cochituate Road, Framingham, MA 01701.

This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor, and not to Instagram. The information you provide will only be used in the event you are selected as a winner.
 

THE MAXX50 CHALLENGE
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED
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1. PROMOTION: The Maxx50 Challenge (the "Promotion") begins at 8:30 am Eastern Time ("ET") on March 5, 2019 and ends 11:00 pm ET (8:00 pm Pacific Time) on March 16, 2019 and only during the dates/times listed in the chart below (the "Promotion Period").

2. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older as of date of entry, who are present at one of the "pods" located throughout the United States. Employees of The TJX Companies, Inc. ("Sponsor"), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. ("Administrator"), their parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development, evolvement and execution of this Promotion (collectively "Sponsor and its Administrators") and the immediate family members of each, are not eligible to participate or win. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winners. Void where prohibited and subject to all federal, state and local laws.

3. BACKGROUND/HOW TO PARTICIPATE: The Sponsor will have "pods" displaying T.J.Maxx merchandise, located throughout the United States in various cities at the locations on the dates listed in the chart below. In addition to the large "pods", the Sponsor will have various small displays containing select products. At Sponsor-selected times throughout the Promotion Period, consumers (who have been randomly selected by Sponsor's representative or who have volunteered, based on total amount of people in attendance who wish to participate) may compete against each other (details provided at the display) by guessing which of the products in the display [up to three (3)] add up to $50 (pre-tax) in value ("guess" or "Entry"). Consumers will have one (1) minute in total to touch, feel, and inspect the items in the display before they must submit their guesses to a designated representative of the Sponsor (who will announce the start and end times for each competition) (each, a "competition"). Entrants may not touch any items prior to the announced start time or they will forfeit their opportunity to participate. Limit one (1) guess per person per display. All Entries become property of the Sponsor. If Sponsor’s representative does a random drawing, he/she will select the entrants to participate in the competition based on all those in attendance who wish to participate at the time of the competition.  Odds of being selected depend upon the total number of participants in attendance who wish to participate at the time of each competition. 

 
Display 
Location
Date & Time
Maxximize Your Style- NYC
Union Square North Plaza, Bocce USQ, 20 Union Square N, New York, NY 10001
3/5/19 (from 8:30 am ET until 7 pm ET)
Maxximize Your Vacay 
 
Flatiron Plaza, East 23rd Street (between Broadway and 5th Avenue), New York, NY 10010
3/6/19 (from 8:30 am ET until 7 pm ET)
Maxximize Like a Boss
Grand Central Station, Vanderbilt Hall, 89 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017
3/7/19 (from 8:30 am ET until 7 pm ET)
Maxximize Your Style- LA
Abbot Kinney & Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90291
3/14/19 (from 8:30 am PT until 6 pm PT)
Maxximize Your HQ
Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Boulevard #170, Los Angeles, CA 90028
3/15/19 (from 10 am PT until 8 pm PT)
Maxximize Your Me Time
200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401
3/16/19 (from 10 am PT until 8 pm PT)
 

 

4. WINNER DETERMINATION: Potential winners will be determined by the Sponsor's designated representative immediately after the guesses have been submitted. The Prizes will be awarded to the entrants at each display with the exact guess or closest guess nearest $50, without exceeding $50 (pre-tax). In the case of a tie, a random drawing will determine the winner from among the tied entrants. Determination and selection of winners will be made by Sponsor whose decisions are final and binding in regard to the Promotion in all respects.  All Prizes will be awarded, provided a sufficient number of eligible guesses are received and verified per display. Winners are subject to verification. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.

5. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winners will be announced on-site immediately after both guesses have been submitted for each display and winners must be present at time of announcement to claim their prize or prize will be forfeited. If potential winner is found to be ineligible or if potential winner does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential winner may be disqualified and prize will be forfeited. Prizes are nontransferable and no cash substitutions are allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize is unavailable. Winners and all entrants, as a condition of entry into the Promotion, agree to release and forever discharge, covenant not to sue, and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development, evolvement and execution of the Promotion from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with submitting an Entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Promotion or competition, the receipt, ownership or use of the prizes awarded, or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of the prizes.

6. PRIZES: Grand Prize (Up to 30 per day – up to 180 total): A $50 T.J.Maxx gift card. Limit one (1) prize per person. ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Gift cards are subject to restrictions and expiration dates may apply. Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and all other costs and expenses associated with prize not specified herein as being awarded, if applicable. No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent permitted by winners.

7. GENERAL RULES: By participating in the Promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the Entry process; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Promotion if it is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other problems beyond the control of the Sponsor and award the applicable prizes (per display) based on competitions that were able to be held prior to cancellation, if any. Prize winners and all entrants, as a condition of entry into the Promotion, agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators and each of their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in the Promotion/competition or any prize awarded. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use the winners' names, photos and likenesses and Entries for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the Promotion materials or the offering or announcement of the prizes. As a condition of entering the Promotion, entrant agrees that: 1) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for out-of-pocket expenses; 2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with the Promotion or the prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and 3) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event, attorneys' fees. You hereby represent and warrant that you have read these Official Rules and are fully familiar with its contents.

8. WINNERS: For the names of the winners, available after March 31, 2019, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by April 15, 2019, to: Maxx50 Challenge - Winners, 100 Marcus Dr. (Dept. MG), Melville, NY 11747.

9. SPONSOR: The TJX Companies, Inc., 770 Cochituate Road, Framingham, MA 01701.