ACAP Video Testimonial Contest

Attention ACAP Community: ACAP Is Running A Video Testimonial Contest!

Deadline  3/10/17

Tell us about your ACAP experience and be eligible to win!ACAP Video Testimonial Contest

Submit a 30- 60-second video testimonial that answers one of the questions below, and you may be eligible to win a first prize ($100 Amazon gift card), second prize ($50) or third prize ($25).

Use your smart phone! (Videos must be submitted in one of the following formats: .AVI, .MOV, .MP4, MPEGPS, or .WMV. )


Video must contain:

1.     Your first name (last name is optional).

2.     ACAP status (e.g. student, continuing education, workshop/seminar participant). If distance learner,  please state.

3.     Please state in what capacity you participated in ACAP (e.g. Certificate program, Immigrant gathering, 1-year program student).


Please answer one of these questions in your video testimonial:

1.    What did you like most about your ACAP program/class/workshop/seminar?

2.    What did you learn in your program/class/workshop/seminar?

3.    Would you recommend ACAP to friends/associates and why?

4.    How will your ACAP experience help you professionally or personally?

5.     How has ACAP or BGSP-NJ made a difference in your life?

6.    Can you describe a ripple effect of your training for your profession and/or your personal life?


How to submit your video:

Please submit your video to:
events@acapnj.org  by 3/10/17

The prize will be selected on or about 3/24/17. Prizes will be awarded on or about 3/31/17. Limit only one submission per student/participant. All winners will be notified of their selection by e-mail or phone. By submitting a video, you automatically grant ACAP a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use and publicly display the content. All submissions will become the property of ACAP. All rights for reproduction in all media including print, website and social media are assigned to use as deemed appropriate. By participating, you agree to release, discharge and hold harmless ACAP from any and all liability, loss, damage or injury resulting from participation in this contest.


Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

  1. Eligibility

ACAP Video Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of ACAP and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

  1. Sponsor

The Contest is sponsored by ACAP, located at 301 South Livingston Ave, 2nd Floor, Livingston, New Jersey 07039.

  1. Agreement to Official Rules

Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

  1. Contest Period

The Contest begins on August 03, 2016 at 9:00 am EST and ends on September 06, 2016 at 9 am EST (the “Contest Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Contest using any of the following methods: email

  1. How to Enter

Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our website (www.acapnj.org) and following the directions provided to fill out the entry information, and submit.

Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Contest Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

  1. Prize Drawing

On or about September 16, 2016, the Sponsor will select potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via telephone or email on or about Septmeber18, 2016. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.

  1. Winner Notification

The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. Each potential Grand and First Prize winner (parent/legal guardian if a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to complete, electronically sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign the Declaration of Compliance on the potential winners behalf and fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential 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. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Contest.

  1. Prizes

Grand Prize (1) $100 Amazon Gift Card, Second Price (1), $50 Amazon Gift Card, Third Prize (1) $25 Amazon Gift card

  1. General Conditions

In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The 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 Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney’s fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

  1. Release and Limitations of Liability

By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application, the processing of entries application downloads or in any Contest-related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney’s fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

By submitting a video, you automatically grant ACAP a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable license to use and publicly display the content.

All submissions will become the property of ACAP. All rights for reproduction in all media including print, website and social media are assigned to use as deemed appropriate.

By participating, you agree to release, discharge and hold harmless ACAP from any and all liability, loss, damage or injury resulting from participation in this contest.

  1. Disputes

Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in New Jersey. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New Jersey, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than New Jersey.

  1. Privacy

Information collected from entrants is subject to sponsor’s privacy policy.