Nintendo TVii RAINBOW-Tastic sweepstakes Official Rules


Purchase will not improve odds of winning.  Many will enter; few will win.

The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052, USA (“Sponsor”).  The Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Nickelodeon.  By entering the Sweepstakes, you are providing information to Nintendo and not to Nickelodeon.

Eligibility:  Sweepstakes is open only to residents of the 50 United States, District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec). Directors, officers and employees of Sponsor and any of its respective affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors, development and promotional partners, and advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate families of each, are not eligible to win any prizes.

Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes Period will begin at 8:00pm Eastern time on March 28, 2015 and ends upon conclusion of the Nickelodeon Kid’s Choice Awards show (the “Show”). 

How to Enter: There are two ways to enter the Sweepstakes:

(1)  Entry through Nintendo TVii.  To enter, follow these steps: (i) launch Nintendo TVii from the Home Menu of the Wii U GamePad controller, (ii) tune in to the Show by tapping the tune in shortcut or TV icon on the main screen of Nintendo TVii, (iv) during the Sweepstakes Period, click on the yellow banner to accept the Official Rules and enter your Nintendo Network ID into the Sweepstakes entry field

(2)  Free Entry by Postcard.  To enter without having a Nintendo Network ID, without a Wii U console, and without following along during the Show in the Nintendo TVii application, hand print your (i) first and last name, (ii) email address, (iii) mailing address, and (iv) phone number (optional) on a postcard approximately three and a half by five inches (3.5" x 5") in size and mail it to: Nintendo of America Inc., Attn. Nintendo TVii Rainbow-tastic Sweepstakes Entry, PO Box 957, Redmond, WA 98073, USA.  Unless you have already subscribed to receive communications from Nintendo, the email address, mailing address and phone number you provide will be used only for purposes of the Sweepstakes.  All postcard entries must be postmarked no later than Tuesday, March 31, 2015 and received by Sponsor by Friday, April 10, 2015 to be eligible for the Sweepstakes.

Limit one (1) entry per person, regardless of method of entry.

Sweepstakes Rules: On or about April 14, 2015, ten (10) entrants will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received.  Each selected entrant will be notified by email and/or telephone on or about April 15, 2015.  Before being declared a winner, each selected entrant who is a resident of Canada must first correctly answer without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question (“Skill-Testing Question”) to be administered either by telephone or email.  After a selected entrant’s successful completion of the Skill-Testing Question (if applicable) and verification of the entrant’s eligibility, such entrant will be awarded a prize.

Prizes: There are ten (10) prizes offered in the Sweepstakes.  Each prize consists of two (2) amiibo figures (to be chosen by Sponsor) and one (1) Kirby and the Rainbow Curse game.  ARV of each prize: US $65.97.  Odds of winning a prize depend on number of eligible entries received.  All prizes will be awarded.  Prizes returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within seven (7) days after delivery of notification may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.  No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize.  Prizes won by a person who entered the Sweepstakes while under the age of 18 (or age of majority in his or her state or province of residence) (a “Minor”) will be awarded to a parent or legal guardian on the Minor's behalf.  Limit one (1) prize per household or address.  All prizes are awarded "AS IS" and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).  ALL FEDERAL, STATE, PROVINCIAL AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. 

General Terms and Conditions: The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the State of Washington.  This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and is void where prohibited.  Any provision of these Official Rules deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain in effect.  Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  Sponsor shall not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete, damaged or misdirected entries and accept no responsibility for any injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from an entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes.  Sponsor reserves the right to amend these Official Rules or to terminate this Sweepstakes.  By entering the Sweepstakes, you release Sponsor from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use the prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.  Except where prohibited by law, and for Canadian residents, subject to the Nintendo of Canada Online Privacy Policy at, entry into the Sweepstakes constitutes permission to use entrant’s name, city of residence, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for Sponsor's promotional purposes without further permission or compensation.  As a condition of being awarded a prize, winners (and if winner is a Minor, winner’s parent or legal guardian) may be required to confirm such permission in writing and execute and deliver a written affidavit of eligibility, acceptance of these Official Rules, release of liability, tax forms, and other reasonable documentation.  By entering, entrants certify that they have complied with these Official Rules and are eligible to win.  For a copy of the winners list or these Official Rules, send a written request with a self-addressed, business-size return envelope to: Attn: Nintendo TVii Rainbow-tastic Sweepstakes, Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052, USA.  By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.  All rights reserved.  © 2015 Nintendo.