NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. This Sweepstakes is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States. You are not authorized to participate in the Sweepstakes if you are not located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
Participation is open only to legal residents of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia, who are 18 or older as of the date of entry and enrolled as a student on a full-time or part-time basis at one of the Historically Black Colleges and Universities identified in Appendix 1 (“Eligible Schools”) during the Promotion Period. Proof of enrollment at one of the Eligible Schools is required. Void outside of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of Sweepstakes materials and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees/officers/directors are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
The Sweepstakes begins on October 1, 2023 at 9:00 am Pacific Time ("PT") and ends on October 15, 2023 at 11:59 pm PT (the "Promotion Period").
3. How to Enter.
Eligible entrants can enter via Instagram as follows:
i) Log in to or create your Instagram account;
ii) Follow the official Wakati U.S. Instagram account @wakatihair and the official Jergens U.S. Instagram account @JergensUS;
iii) ‘Like’ the designated Instagram post between the two brands announcing the Sweepstakes;
iv) Include a comment tagging one (1) friend you went to school with and commenting on what attending an HBCU has meant to you. You will automatically receive one (1) entry into the drawing for the Sweepstakes.
v) For a bonus entry, share the brand post announcing the Sweepstakes to your Instagram story, tagging @JergensUS and @wakatihair and including #HBCUSweepstakes
Entry into the Sweepstakes is by this process only.
Limit two (2) entries per person. No automated entry devices and/or programs permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries or mail, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
4. Random Drawing/Odds.
Four (4) potential winners will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the drawing. Drawing will be conducted by Sponsor on or about October 16, 2023. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor will send each potential winner a direct message on Instagram on or about October 16, 2023 (“Winner Announcement”). The potential winner must contact Sponsor via a direct message on Instagram within 7 days of the Winner Announcement to redeem the prize and to provide mailing address information, provide proof of enrollment at one of the Eligible Schools, and submit a completed Declaration of Compliance and Liability Release. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance and Liability Release, provide proof of enrollment at one of the Eligible Schools, or provide any other requested information within 7 days of the Winner Announcement, the prize will be forfeited, and Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate winner chosen randomly from the original pool of entrants. If a prize cannot be awarded after three alternate winners have been notified, the prize will remain unawarded. ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION OF WINNER’S ENROLLMENT AT AN ELIGIBLE SCHOOL. SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR’S DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.
Four (4) prizes will be awarded. The confirmed winner will receive: $1,000 and one Wakati Full Hydration Collection ($31.96), one Jergens® Melanin Glow Gold ($9.99) and one Jergens® Melanin Glow Bronze ($9.99). Total approximate retail value of the Prize is $1051.94. Prize is non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All federal, state and local taxes and unspecified expenses are the responsibility of winner. Limit one (1) Prize per person.
Delivery. The winner will be sent Prize within 2-4 weeks of receipt of winner’s mailing Address, signed Declaration of Compliance and Liability Release, and proof of enrollment at an Eligible School. Sponsor not responsible if the Prize cannot be delivered due to an incorrect mailing address or for lost or misdirected requests.
All taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. By participating, entrants and winner agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of the prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules or attempt to interfere with this promotion in any way shall be disqualified. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. There is no purchase or sales presentation required to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.
8. Additional Terms for Online Sweepstakes.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non- authorized human intervention or
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE; THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Front Row, Instagram, LLC, and Facebook Inc., and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
10. Use of Data.
11. List of Winners.
To obtain the name of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by November 30, 2023, to Front Row, ATTN: Jergens HBCU Sweepstakes, 840 5th Avenue 3rd Floor, San Diego, CA 92101.
Kao USA Inc., 2535 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45214.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram LLC or with Facebook Inc. Entrants understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram or Facebook. The information entrants provide will only be
used in accordance with these terms and conditions. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this promotion must be directed to the Sponsor and not to Instagram or Facebook. Further, entrants release Instagram and its associated companies from all liability arising in respect of the promotion.
Eligible Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Alabama A & M University
Alabama State University
Bishop State Community College
Gadsden State Community College
H Councill Trenholm State Community College
J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College
Lawson State Community College
Shelton State Community College
Arkansas Baptist College
Philander Smith College
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Delaware State University
University of the District of Columbia
University of the District of Columbia-David A Clarke School
Edward Waters College
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Florida Memorial University
Albany State University
Clark Atlanta University
Fort Valley State University
Interdenominational Theological Center
Morehouse School of Medicine
Savannah State University
Kentucky State University
Simmons College of Kentucky
Grambling State University
Southern University and A & M College
Southern University at New Orleans
Southern University at Shreveport
Southern University Law Center
Xavier University of Louisiana
Bowie State University
Coppin State University
Morgan State University
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Alcorn State University
Coahoma Community College
Jackson State University
Mississippi Valley State University
Harris-Stowe State University
Elizabeth City State University
Fayetteville State University
Johnson C Smith University
North Carolina A & T State University
North Carolina Central University
Saint Augustine’s University
Winston-Salem State University
Central State University
Cheyney University of Pennsylvania
Denmark Technical College
South Carolina State University
American Baptist College
Le Moyne-Owen College
Meharry Medical College
Tennessee State University
Jarvis Christian College
Paul Quinn College
Prairie View A & M University
Southwestern Christian College
St Philip’s College
Texas Southern University
University of the Virgin Islands
University of the Virgin Islands-Albert A. Sheen
Norfolk State University
Virginia State University
Virginia Union University
Virginia University of Lynchburg
Bluefield State College
West Virginia State University
(*List based on the U.S. Department of Education, White
House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence and Economic
Opportunity through Historically Black Colleges and Universities,