Think You Know AARP Sweepstakes
Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility: Think You Know AARP Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including District of Columbia and excluding Florida) who are at least forty-five (45) years old at the time of entry. Employees of AARP, HelloWorld, Inc., and their parent and affiliate companies, suppliers as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void in FL and where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. The Promotion consists of a sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) and an instant win game (the “Instant Win Game”).

2. Sponsor: AARP, 601 E. Street NW, Washington, DC 20049. Administrator: HelloWorld, Inc., One ePrize Drive, Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069.

3. Timing: The Promotion begins on August 1, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET"), ends on September 30, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period"), and consists of eight (8) weekly entry periods (each a "Weekly Entry Period") as outlined in the table below.

Weekly Entry Period Start Date
12:00 a.m. ET
End Date
11:59 p.m. ET
Approximate Drawing Date
1 August 1, 2014 August 7, 2014 August 8, 2014
2 August 8, 2014 August 14, 2014 August 15, 2014
3 August 15, 2014 August 21, 2014 August 22, 2014
4 August 22, 2014 August 28, 2014 August 29, 2014
5 August 29, 2014 September 4, 2014 September 5, 2014
6 September 5, 2014 September 11, 2014 September 12, 2014
7 September 12, 2014 September 18, 2014 September 19, 2014
8 September 19, 2014 September 30, 2014 October 1, 2014

Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Promotion.

4. How to Enter:

a. Sweepstakes: During the Promotion Period, visit http://sweeps.aarp.org/thinkyouknow/ ("Website") and follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the registration form including your AARP.org login information and a valid email address. If you do not have an account, you may create one. Creating an AARP account is free. You automatically will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing.

b. Instant Win Game: After you register or log-in, follow the links and instructions to answer any three (3) trivia questions listed in the Bonus Entries section below to receive one (1) Instant Win Game play for that day. Once on the Instant Win Game page, follow the links and instructions to play the Instant Win Game. The Instant Win Game results will be instantly displayed. Potential winners of the Instant Win Game will be provided directions for validation. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Administrator is responsible for the functionality of the Instant Win Game.

Limit: Each entrant may enter/play one (1) time per day during the Promotion Period. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of plays/entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant's plays/entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or play, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the entrant or player. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

Bonus Entries: There are eight (8) ways to earn bonus Sweepstakes entries as outlined below:

  1. Rewards for Good Category: After you register or log-in, follow the links and instructions to visit the "Rewards for Good" Category on the Website. You will earn one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for each trivia question that you answer (regardless if it is right or wrong), one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for answering the poll question, and one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for clicking on the links to the tools/calculators on the trivia results pages. Limit: You can earn up to nine (9) bonus entries per day during the Promotion Period for this method.

  1. Brain Health Category: After you register or log-in, follow the links and instructions to visit the "Brain Health" Category on the Website. You will earn one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for each link that you click on. Limit: You can earn up to five (5) bonus entries per day during the Promotion Period for clicking on the "Brain Health" links.

  1. Drive to End Hunger Category: After you register or log-in, follow the links and instructions to visit the "Drive to End Hunger" Category on the Website. You will earn one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for each trivia question that you answer (regardless if it is right or wrong). Limit: You can earn up to five (5) bonus entries per day during the Promotion Period for answering the "Drive to End Hunger" Category trivia questions.

  1. AARP Tech Category: After you register or log-in, follow the links and instructions to visit the "AARP Tech" Category on the Website. You will earn one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for each trivia question that you answer (regardless if it is right or wrong) and one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for answering the poll question. Limit: You can earn up to five (5) bonus entries per day during the Promotion Period for answering the "AARP Tech" Category trivia questions and poll question.

  1. Life Reimagined Category: After you register or log-in, follow the links and instructions to visit the "Life Reimagined" Category on the Website. You will earn one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for each trivia question that you answer (regardless if it is right or wrong) and one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for answering the poll question. Limit: You can earn up to five (5) bonus entries per day during the Promotion Period for answering the "Life Reimagined" Category trivia and poll question.

  1. Fraud Watch Network Category: After you register or log-in, follow the links and instructions to visit the "Fraud Watch Network" Category on the Website. You will earn one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for each trivia question that you answer (regardless if it is right or wrong) and one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for answering the poll question. Limit: You can earn up to five (5) bonus entries per day during the Promotion Period for answering the "Fraud Watch Network" Category trivia and poll question.

  1. AARP Travel Category: After you register or log-in, follow the links and instructions to visit the "AARP Travel" Category on the Website. You will earn one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for each trivia question that you answer (regardless if it is right or wrong) and one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for answering the poll question. Limit: You can earn up to five (5) bonus entries per day during the Promotion Period for answering the "AARP Travel" Category trivia and poll question.

  1. Boomers@50 Category: After you register or log-in, follow the links and instructions to visit the Boomers@50 Category on the Website. You will earn one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for each trivia question that you answer (regardless if it is right or wrong) and one (1) bonus Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing for answering the poll question. Limit: You can earn up to five (5) bonus entries per day during the Promotion Period for answering the "Boomers@50" Category trivia and poll question.

5. Sweepstakes/Instant Win Game: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the administration and operation of the Promotion and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Sweepstakes: Administrator will randomly select the potential Weekly Entry Period winners from all eligible entries received during the applicable Weekly Entry Period on or around the dates listed in Section 3 above. Non-winning Weekly Entry Period entries will carry over into subsequent Weekly Entry Period drawings. Instant Win Game: Sixty one (61) random, computer-generated winning times, one (1) per day, will be generated during the Promotion Period. If you are the first player to play the Instant Win Game at or after one of the randomly-generated times, you will be a potential instant winner of the prize indicated.

6. ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR OR ADMINISTRATOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE INSTANT WIN GAME OR SWEEPSTAKES SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY, AND THE POTENTIAL INSTANT WIN GAME WINNER AND/OR SWEEPSTAKES WINNER HAVE BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY PLAY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE PLAY, IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.

7. Verification of Potential Winners: Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. The potential Sweepstakes winners will be notified by mail, email or phone. The potential Sweepstakes winners will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release which must be received by Administrator, within seven (7) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim the prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, or fails to sign and return the Declaration of Compliance, Liability and Publicity Release or provide any other requested information within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that a potential Sweepstakes winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. There will be three (3) alternate drawings after which the prize will remain unawarded. Unclaimed Instant Win Game Prizes will not be awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Promotion.

8. Prizes:

Sweepstakes Prize:

ONE (1) ENTRY PERIOD 1 PRIZE: A trip for two (2) to the AARP Movies for Grownups Gala in Los Angeles, CA. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Los Angeles, CA; two (2) nights' accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy); a $350 allowance for full-size rental car for length of stay; one (1) Kindle Fire HD; and two tickets to the AARP Movies for Grownups Gala. Winner must travel on February 1, 2015 and return on February 3, 2015. ARV: $6,548.

ONE (1) ENTRY PERIOD 2 PRIZE: A $5,000 check. ARV: $5,000.

ONE (1) ENTRY PERIOD 3 PRIZE: A Rewards for Good prize package. Prize package includes a $2,697 Best Buy gift card that can be used for a home theater, an upgraded sound system, and a KitchenAid stand mixer. Prize also includes a $500 Macy's gift card and a $500 Neiman Marcus gift card. ARV: $3,697.

ONE (1) ENTRY PERIOD 4 PRIZE: A trip for two (2) to the AARP Life@50 Event in Miami, FL. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Miami, FL; three (3) nights' accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy); a $350 allowance for full-size rental car for length of stay; and two (2) tickets to the AARP Life@50 National Event in Miami. Winner must travel on May 13, 2015 and return on May 16, 2015. ARV: $4,974.

ONE (1) ENTRY PERIOD 5 PRIZE: A Fraud & Security Protection prize package. Prize package includes a $2,750 check that can be used for a three (3) year home security system, two (2) years of life lock services and one (1) computer fraud protection system. Prize also includes one (1) SmartThings Knows Your Home kit. ARV: $3,000.

ONE (1) ENTRY PERIOD 6 PRIZE: A Technology Prize Package. Prize package includes one (1) pair of Google Glasses, one (1) iPad, one (1) SmartTV, and one (1) Cannon PowerShot. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV"): $4,099.

ONE (1) ENTRY PERIOD 7 PRIZE: A Race Car Fan Experience Package. Package includes a trip for two (2) to Las Vegas, NV. Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Las Vegas, NV; three (3) nights' accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy); ground transportation to and from destination airport and hotel; a motor sports racing experience, including race car driving and speedway tour for two (2) (details are determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion); and $600 spending money. ARV: $4,670.

ONE (1) ENTRY PERIOD 8 PRIZE: A Caribbean Cruise vacation for two (2). Trip package includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for two (2) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Orlando, FL; five (5) nights' accommodations on the Royal Caribbean Explorer of the Sea ship (single room, double occupancy), three (3) meals a day and snacks for two (2), all port charges/fees for the Bahamas and Cozumel, roundtrip transfer to/from the airport and port. ARV: $3,675.

Odds of winning the Sweepstakes Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during each Weekly Entry Period.

For All Trip Prizes: If winner does not meet requirements for rental car, that portion of the prize will be forfeited in its entirety (if applicable). Winner must travel on the dates determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion or prize will be forfeited. Trip must be booked at least twenty-one (21) days prior to departure. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability and blackout dates. Travel must be round trip. Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of winner. Unless child of winner, travel companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure or a sibling/friend of winner with the appropriate parental permissions and releases and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner. Travel companion must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Winner and travel companions are solely responsible for obtaining valid passports and any other documents necessary for international travel (if applicable). Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. If in the judgment of Sponsor air travel is not required due to winner’s proximity to prize location, ground transportation will be substituted for round trip air travel at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Sponsor is not responsible if event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Sponsor is not responsible if the event is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason and winner will not be reimbursed for tickets. Seating and timing to be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Tickets may be subject to Sponsor’s standard rain-check policies and procedures. By accepting ticket prize, winner agrees to abide by any terms, conditions and restrictions provided by the ticket. The Sponsor is not responsible if winner does not use ticket on day of event. Actual value may vary based on airfare fluctuations and distance between departure and destination. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value.

Instant Win Game Prizes: SIXTY ONE (61) DAILY INSTANT WIN FIRST PRIZES (one (1) awarded per day): A $20 Visa® gift card. ARV: $20. Odds of winning an Instant Win Game prize depend on the number of Instant Win prizes available divided by the number of eligible Instant Win Game plays.

For All Prizes: Terms and conditions of gift cards apply. The actual value of electronic prizes is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules and the date the prize is awarded or redeemed. No cash equivalent and all prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Limit: One (1) Sweepstakes Prize and one (1) Instant Win Prize per person. TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES: $36,883.

9. Release: By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, HelloWorld, Inc., and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies 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 Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

10. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

11. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes or Instant Win Game, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries or plays received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Instant Win Game or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes or the Instant Win Game may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

12. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant's entry or play is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another Sweepstakes entry or Instant Win Game play, if possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

13. Disputes: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.

14. Entrant's Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy http://www.aarp.org/about-aarp/info-05-2010/privacypolicy.html and Administrator's Privacy Policy http://www.helloworld.com/privacy-policy.

15. Winner List: For a winner list, visit http://bit.ly/1imQ5y9. The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.

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