E+J IVF Grant Contest Terms and Conditions


  1.  Contest Description: Footsteps for Fertility Foundation (“Facilitator”) is a non-profit organization that, in part, provides grants to couples for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). E&J Productions (“Sponsor”) is hosting a video contest on YouTube to select at least four couples to receive a IVF grants from Facilitator which will be funded (up to $15,000) by Sponsor and other donors working with Sponsor. These Terms and Conditions are the Official Rules for the Contest.


  1. Contest Procedure: The “Ellie and Jared IVF Grant Contest” (“Contest”) begins on 12/9/17 at 9:00 AM (MST) and ends on 12/16/2017 at 11:59 PM (MST) (the “Promotion Period”).

 A. Eligibility and Requirements Overview: The Contest is open to legal residents of the USA who are 18 years of age or older, who:

  1. subscribe or have previously subscribed to Ellie and Jared’s YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/user/stylebyellie (“E&J YouTube channel”);
  2. successfully complete a grant application described below;
  3. submit a video as described below; and
  4. comply with these Terms and Conditions.

B. Online Application: Entrants must complete the grant application form at http://www.footstepsforfertility.org/ellieandjared including the $20 application fee. Facilitator is solely responsible for the application process. Sponsor will not receive any funds from the $20 application fee.

  1. Video Submission: The video must be no longer than 2 minutes in length and submitted through WeTransfer.com directed to EllieandJaredContest@gmail.com within the Promotional Period. Entrants must submit a new video this year, if they participated in this Contest last year. The video must include the following:
  2. first names of the couple;
  3. how long they’ve been married/together;
  4. what state they live in;
  5. both partners must appear in the video, except under extenuating circumstances where this is not possible;
  6. an honest description of their infertility journey and why they should be awarded the grant; and
  7. videos longer than 2 minutes will be disqualified.

C. Information Provided with Video: The We.Transfer message that accompanies the video must include:

  1. full names of both partners;
  2. contact information for both partners including telephone and email;
  3. city and state of residence;
  4. Footsteps application number, if applicable;
  5. If the above information is not included, the applicant’s video will not be eligible.

D. Winner Selection: The Contest winners of the grants (“Grantees”) will be determined by the sole discretion of Sponsor based on the following criteria:

  1. Adherence to Contest Terms and Conditions;
  2. Production quality of video;
  3. Compelling nature of infertility story; and
  4. Perceived financial need.

Winners will be announced on the E&J YouTube channel on December 23, 2017.

E. Grantee Requirements: Any Grantee notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. The potential Grantees may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability, and a Publicity Release (collectively “the Grant Claim Documents”). No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor. The Grant winners agree to be featured in a reveal announcement on the E&J YouTube channel.

F. By participating in the Contest, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Terms and Conditions and the decisions of Sponsor and Facilitator, which shall be final and binding in all respects.

G. Sponsor and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), and members of their immediate families and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to enter the Grant Giveaway or receive a Grant.


  1.  Grant:

             –  One IVF Treatment (approximate retail value or “ARV”: $15,000.00)

            Only one Grant will be awarded per winner and the amount of winners is left to Sponsor’s discretion. Grant cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by Grantees. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute Grant of equal or greater value if a Grant described in these Terms and Conditions is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The ARV of the Grant represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the Grant turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any Grant awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply.

            Grant will only be awarded on behalf of Grantees to authorized and approved clinics within the Sart.org clinic registry.  Grantees will receive no cash or financial consideration. Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the Grant.

  1.  Online Entry: Enter the Contest during the Promotion Period online by signing into the entry form and perform the tasks provided. The entry form can be found on the following website at http://footstepsforfertility.org/ellieandjared

            Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the entrant. Each couple is allowed to enter only once. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void that entrant’s Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any Grant is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor’s database clock will be the official time keeper for this Contest.


  1.  Privacy: All entrants acknowledge that certain of their personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law, including, without limitation, on a winner’s list. All personal information submitted as part of the Contest may be shared by and between the Promotion Entities, and each of the Promotion Entities will use such information in accordance with their respective independent online privacy policies.


  1.  Limitation of Liability: Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Grant Giveaway or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Grant Giveaway. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any misdirected or lost mail, or any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating downloading materials in the Contest. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, then Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. In such event, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, select Grantee from among all eligible Entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification.

            In the event of a dispute concerning who registered online to participate in the Contest, the registration will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder who is assigned to an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential Grantee may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential Grantee is the authorized account holder of the email address. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.

            Sponsor, Facilitator, Promotion Entities, or any associated entities are not responsible for possible failure of IVF treatment or complications arising from such treatment.

By entering, you agree to release E&J Productions LLC, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Apple and YouTube of all liability related to the contest.

  1. License Rights: By submitting a video for the Contest, Entrants grant Sponsor a worldwide, fully paid, and royalty-free license to use the video as described in these Terms and Conditions.


  1.  Grantee’s List: To obtain a copy of any legally required Grantee list or a copy of the Official Rules, send the applicable request and a self-addresses, stamped, #10 envelope to E&J Productions, LLC at PO Box 6421, Logan UT, 84341. Request must be received no later than 48 hours + 6 MONTHS for the name of the Grantee and, by the end of the promotion, for a copy of the rules.


  1.  Sponsor: The Contest is sponsored by E&J Productions, LLC. PO Box 6421, Logan, UT 84341.


  1. Facilitator: The Contest award will be given and facilitated through Footsteps for Fertility Foundation a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization found online at FootstepsForFertility.org


  1. Social Disclaimer: Entrants should understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook, YouTube, or Twitter. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, or Apple. By entering, you are agreeing to YouTube’s Community Guidelines, and acknowledge that your entries comply with said guidelines found at http://www.youtube.com/yt/policyandsafety/communityguidelines.html


  1. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction: These Terms and Conditions and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of the State of Utah without regard to or application of its conflict of law provisions or your state or country of residence.  All claims, legal proceedings or litigation arising in connection with the Services will be brought solely in the federal or state courts located in Davis County, Utah, United States, and all applicants consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive any objection as to inconvenient forum.


  1. OTHER: Grantees are responsible for any local tax liability (city, state, or federal/country) occurred by winning and accepting the Grant. Grantees are solely responsible for any expenses incurred in travel, meals, lodging, etc. which may be necessary in order to receive the IVF Treatment.


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