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OFFICIAL HAPPI MANOR DREAM HOME GIVEAWAY ESSAY CONTEST ENTRY FORM.
Name (print) _______________________________________________________
Telephone ________________________________ Cell__________________________________
The undersigned has read the Essay Official Contest Rules and regulations included and agree to abide by the rules as noted.
You will be mailed through USPS with one of your self addressed stamped envelopes that your submission has been received.
Entry # _________(given when received by Administrator)
This page MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH YOUR ESSAY AND VALID FORM OF PAYMENT to be properly entered.
Retain Essay Contest rules for your records.
Attach your essay SECURELY to the this entryform and then SECURELY attach a VALID Money Order or Certified Cashier or Bank Check on top of the Essay and mail as specified in the contest rules.
NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS WILL BE CONSIDERED A QUALIFYING SUBMISSION.
PLEASE PRINT THESE PAGES AND FOLLOW THE SUBMISSION GUIDELINES. SEND IN THE INFORMATION ABOVE AS STATED AND KEEP A COPY OF THE RULES FOR YOUR REFERENCE
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Rules: OFFICIAL HAPPI MANOR DREAM HOME GIVEAWAY ESSAY CONTEST RULES
The essay shall address the theme with the opening line “I would like to own the Happi Manor as my home or as a beautiful bed and breakfast opportunity, because…
The Happi Manor Giveaway Essay Contest may be entered by anyone world-wide who is eighteen (18) years of age or older. The judges of the contest, property owner, and selected outside group, the immediate families of those previously mentioned are disqualified and may not participate as an entrant. Multiple entries (with multiple entry fees) by an individual are acceptable. Each essay entry must be original, and mailed in an envelope with a money order or cashiers check along with two(2) self addressed stamped envelopes.
3. ESSAY ENTRY FEE:
Each entry must be accompanied by a cashiers check or money order payable to: MY HAPPI PLACE LLC., in the amount of $150.00 (US funds). All entries shall be deemed received whether or not the entry adheres to the TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS as set forth herein. Absolutely no refunds shall be made by reason of non-compliance or for any other reason, unless the 5500 essay entry level has not been met. All entry fees shall be returned if less than 5500 entries are received, however, the owner reserve the right to accept less than 5500 entries. Should a refund of entries become necessary, the original amount minus $50.00 for administrative fees ONLY shall be returned to each entrant ($100.00 US Funds) in the form of a valid bank cashier check.All entry fees shall be held by Happi Manor Giveaway Essay Contest escrow account until a determination has been made regarding the minimum number of entries.
The owner will select the top one-hundred (100) essays which will be review by a second selected group to be narrowed down to a top twenty-five. These final twenty-five (25) selections will be judged by a new panel of three (3) individuals deemed qualified by the owner. Judges will not be related to the owner or have any vested interest in the Happi Manor. A winner, first and second runners-up will be determined by the judges. The names of the judges shall only be released to a public authority requesting such information within the scope of its jurisdiction if needed. The names of the judges will be disclosed to the office of the Attorney General of the state of North Carolina.
5. STANDARDS FOR JUDGING:
The owner shall read and evaluate each essay properly submitted with an attached valid entry fee as herein described. Each essay which meets the technical requirements, as set forth herein, shall be judged on the basis of originality, wit, inspiration, creativity, expression of thought, human interest and the conveyance of a genuine desire to become the new owner/s of the Happi Manor and potential bed and breakfast income opportunity.
6. TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Each entry shall…..
(a) consist of an formal essay of not more than the chosen essay options of two hundred (200) words in ENGLISH.
(b) shall be typed with double spaced preferred or computer printed, however, LEGIBLY hand written entries will be accepted.
(c) print or write on one side of the paper.
(d) the paper used shall be white, 8 1/2 X 11 inches.
(e) name and address shall not appear on or in essay.
(f) the essay shall be securely attached as noted.
(g) the essay shall begin with the stated theme, “I would like to own the Happi Manor as my home or as a beautiful bed and breakfast opportunity, because…, which is not included in the 200 word limit. Entrants will not be penalized for going over the 200 word limit, but should not exceed 300 words.
(h) the essay shall be accompanied by two (2) SELF ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPES, which shall be used first for the acknowledgement of receipt of the entry and a second for a refund if necessary as stated in rule #3.
(i) entries must be postmarked on or before November 1, 2019 and must arrive at the Henderson North Carolina Post Office by December 1, 2019. (see rule #12).
7. DEADLINE FOR DETERMINATION OF WINNING ESSAY AND RUNNERS-UP:
The winner will be chosen on or before December 15, 2019 along with the first and second cash prize runners-up. The winner of the Happi Manor and $50,000 Cash Giveaway essay contest will receive a warranty deed to the property of the Happi Manor and all of its contents, plus $50,000 cash, with the exception of owner's personal possessions free, and clear of any encumbrances (see # 14). The winning entries for the 1st dream home and $50,000 and 2nd place $5,000, and 3rd place $3,000 shall be published on or before January 1, 2020 as a matter of public record. If the winner/s declines in writing within fourteen (14) days to accept the prize property, then it shall be awarded to the first runner-up or the next essay entrant in line for the contest winnings. Likewise, should the first runner-up decline in writing within fourteen (14) days to accept the prize property, then it shall be awarded to the second runner-up or the next essay entrant in line for the contest winnings.
8. COPYRIGHT AND PUBLICATION:
The Happi Manor Giveaway Essay contest entry constitutes an assignment to the sponsors of all copyrights arising under both statute and the common law and all other rights derivative therefrom. By entering the essay contest, entrants grant further permission for sponsors to publish all or part of the submitted essay, to use the entrants name and photograph, to publicize the winning entries and the names of all the final twenty-five (25) essays, all without royalty or other consideration.
9. STATE, FEDERAL AND INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS:
This contest is subject to the provisions of all applicable international, federal, state and local laws and regulations. This offer is void where prohibited.
The winning entrant shall be solely responsible for any and all taxes, including real estate transfer taxes, attorney fees or fees of any kind imposed upon or arising out of successful participation in this essay contest. If the winner declines in writing within fourteen (14) days to accept the prize property, then the first runner-up becomes responsible for all above stated taxes and fees. Likewise, should the first runner-up decline in writing within fourteen (14) days to accept the prize property, the second runner-up shall become responsible for all above stated taxes and fees.
11. DESCRIPTION OF THE PRIZE PROPERTY:
You will find in the links below three different listings for the Happi Manor. These property listings will all differ in the facts about the property because of the many upgrades and construction performed on the property over the years. Many items mentioned here on this website will not be listed on the MLS or anywhere else other than at this location. Use this website information about the Happi Manor at 262 Gholson Ave. Henderson North Carolina 27536 as the most current and updated information.
Listing link: 2. https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/262-Gholson-Ave_Henderson_NC_27536_M69831-31071
Listing Link: 3. https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/262-Gholson-Ave-Henderson-NC-27536/114861172_zpid/
Entries must be postmarked on or before November 1, 2019 and must arrive at the Henderson, North Carolina Post Office by December 1, 2019. The entries should be addressed to the HAPPI MANOR GIVEAWAY ESSAY CONTEST, P.O. Box 3359, Henderson, North Carolina, 27536 USA to ensure proper delivery. Responsibility for lost, late or misdirected entries rests with the entrant. Any entry post marked or received after the above deadlines shall be returned to the entrant.
Sponsors reserve the sole right to extend the deadlines of the essay contest entry, determinations of the winning entries, the publication of the winning entry and judges statement for one extension period of up to sixty (60) days.
14. HOME AND CASH PRIZE TRANSFER:
The transfer of the prize property and all cash prizes must occur within thirty (30) days after the notification of the prize winners. An extension of an additional thirty (30) days may be granted by the sponsors if deemed necessary. Along with the transfer of the Happi Manor property, $50,000, and its agreed upon furnishings, tools, equipment, home goods, etc. the cash prize/s to be awarded no less than 30 days from completion of property transfer. All taxes and fee associated with the cash prize/s is the sole responsibility of the Happi Manor Giveaway Essay Contest winner recipient/s as stated in section 10.
15. DISCLAIMERS AND WAIVERS
Disclaimer and Waiver – My Happi Place, LLC®, its owners, officers, directors, employees, subsidiaries, service providers, content providers and agents (referred to as "My Happi Place") are not financial or investment advisers and not licensed to sell securities or investments.
None of the information provided is intended as investment, tax, accounting or legal advice, as an offer or solicitation of an offer to buy or sell, or as an endorsement, of any company, security, fund, or other offering. The information should not be relied upon for purposes of transacting securities or other investments.
Your use of the information contained herein is at your own risk. The content is provided 'as is' and without warranties, either expressed or implied. My Happi Place does not promise or guarantee any income or particular result from your use of the information contained herein.
Under no circumstances will My Happi Place be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on the information contained herein. It is your responsibility to evaluate any information, opinion, advice or other content contained. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, or other content. *NONE OF THE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS HAVE ANY INTEREST IN THIS CONTEST AND ALL ENTRANTS RELEASE HOSTING WEBSITES, PLATFORMS, ETC FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY.
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Happi Manor Giveaway Essay Contest
P.O. Box 3359
Henderson, North Carolina 27536, USA
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