Tuition Takedown Giveaway Official Rules

Rules:

  • You must be enrolled full-time and attending Texas A&M University and can provide documented proof of enrollment.
  • You must be a member of Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union with a checking account and you must complete the giveaway form for entry to be eligible.
  • All accounts must be in good standing.
  • Employees, officials and immediate family members of Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union and are not eligible to win.
  • The odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received. 

Entry Process:

  • All entries will be selected from among all eligible entries received for the giveaway. All entrants who have a checking account and complete the online entry form, will receive one entry.
  • Additional entries are gained each time you use your Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union debit card during the promotional period.
Giveaway will begin August 14, 2023 – 12:00 AM and will close May 31, 2024 – 11:59 PM (Central Time).

Prize:

For one eligible member, Aggieland Credit Union will grant one winner $5,000. Prize money will be made as a deposit directly to student or parent of student into their Greater Texas Federal Credit Union or Aggieland Credit Union checking account. Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable. No substitution of prizes is permitted by Greater Texas Federal Credit Union. Winnings will be reported on IRS FORM 1099-MISC. Drawing will be conducted by Blalack & Williams, P.C., Dallas, Texas.

Winner Notification:

Winner will be announced within 4 weeks of giveaway end date. Selected entrant will be notified by email and phone within 5 business days of the draw. Selected entrant will be required to acknowledge by email or phone his or her receipt of notification of eligibility for the prize. If no response is received by Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union within five (5) business days of notification, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner in a random draw selected by computer from the remaining eligible entries.


A&M Notification:

For the Texas A&M University student who is selected to receive the prize, Texas A&M University Scholarships & Financial Aid must be notified.
As Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union is the Official Credit Union of Texas A&M, and because of the partner relationship that creates, Texas A&M University Scholarships & Financial Aid would be considered “aware” of this resource in an audit scenario.

This section is to ensure the winning student is aware that the notification will happen.
Once notified, Texas A&M University Scholarships & Financial Aid will note the student file of the tuition payment. If the tuition payment affects other aid received, they will communicate with the student and adjustments that may be needed. In some cases there may be no adjustments, it will vary on a case by case basis.

General:

Neither Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union nor the third-party monitors are responsible for any costs associated with claiming any prize. Winners are solely responsible for the reporting and payment of any and all taxes, if any, that may result in claiming a prize in the giveaway.
By participating in this giveaway, the winners consent to the use by Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union of their name and photograph for any lawful purpose, without further permission or compensation, except where prohibited by law. The winners agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules.

Any personally identifiable information collected during an individual’s participation in the giveaway collected and used by Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union and their agents for the purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the giveaway as described in these Official Rules will not be shared with any third party except as required by law, or to conform with legal process or to protect or defend the legal rights or property of Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union or as otherwise set forth in the Privacy Policy.
Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union and each of their respective directors, employees, agents, representatives, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (ii) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (iii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union that may cause this giveaway to be disrupted or corrupted. Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union reserves the right, in their discretion, to suspend or cancel this giveaway at any time if a computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, or other technical problem of any sort corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of this giveaway. Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union also reserves the right to disqualify, in their sole discretion, any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the website, or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules.
By participating in this giveaway, each participant agrees to release and hold Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union and each of their respective directors, employees, agents, representatives, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with this giveaway or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.

For a list of prize winners or for a copy of these Official Rules and Regulations, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Greater Texas |Aggieland Credit Union, Marketing Department, 12544 Riata Vista Circle, Austin TX 78727 with a written request by Mail in for Rules within one (1) year of the Close Date.

These rules and regulations are subject to all Federal, State and local laws. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.