NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

The Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Black History Month Scholarship Giveaway (three (3) $1,000 awards) (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (“Sponsor”). The Contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the Contest, each entrant (“Participant”) agrees to abide by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and understands that the results of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor and its agents, are final in all respects. The Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

ELIGIBILITY
The Contest is open to legal residents of Delaware, Florida, Maryland and Virginia where not prohibited by law who have Internet access and a valid e-mail account prior to the beginning of the Contest Period. Sponsor has the right to verify the eligibility of each Participant. All entries must be submitted by February 28, 2021.

HOW TO ENTER
You can enter the Contest at CHPK.com/BlackHistory. Participants must fill out all required fields on the submission form and include a 300-600 word essay outlining 1) What Black History means to Participant; and 2) How the scholarship funds will assist Participant in his/her scholastic endeavors (including college or trade school Participant is attending, or plans to attend, and Participant’s major field of study). After submitting the required information on the submission form and the essay, the Participant will be entered into the Contest. One entry per person per contest period.

WINNER SELECTION
All eligible entries received before the deadline of February 28, 2021 will be reviewed by a panel of 3 scholarship submission judges, who will select THREE (3) winners (the “Winners”). Essays will be judged on content deemed most compelling regarding: entrant’s inspirations, immediate and future personal/educational goals, and scholarship use details. Winners will be announced on March 10, 2021. Announcement and instructions for prize will be sent to the e-mail address supplied on the potential prize winner's entry form. Each entrant is responsible for monitoring his/her e-mail account for prize notification and receipt or other communications related to this Giveaway. Winner will be notified from a Chesapeake Utilities Corporation email address ending in @chpk.com. If any Winner cannot be reached by Sponsor within seven (7) days, using the contact information provided at the time of entry, or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, said Winner shall forfeit the prize. Upon the request of the Sponsor, Winners may be required to return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Prize Acceptance Form and IRS W-9 form. If any Winner fails to comply with these official rules, said Winner will be disqualified, and another winner will be selected. Prizes may not be awarded if an insufficient number of eligible entries are received.

ODDS OF WINNING:
The odds of winning for each of the 3 winners are dependent upon total number of eligible entries received.

PRIZE:
$1,000 paid via check to each of the 3 winners. Maximum value per winner is $1,000. Terms and conditions may apply. Incidental expenses and all other costs and expenses which are not specifically listed as part of a prize in these Official Rules and which may be associated with the award, acceptance, receipt and use of all or any portion of the awarded prize are solely the responsibility of each Winner. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.

ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS
Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Contest, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this Contest is unlawful and subject to possible legal action by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Contest, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. Sponsor and its respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
BY ENTERING THE GIVEAWAY, EACH PARTICIPANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, THE FACEBOOK PLATFORM, ADMINISTRATOR, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENT, AFFILIATE AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZE. SPONSOR AND ITS PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST. By participating, each Participant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness or comments for publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law.

CONTEST SPONSORS
This Giveaway is sponsored by:
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
500 Energy Lane
Dover, Delaware 19901

Any questions regarding this Contest should be directed to Crystal Campbell at ccampbell@chpk.com.
Return to the Chesapeake Utilities Corporation Black History Month Scholarship Giveaway Survey [here].

« Return to Black History Month Main Page