SHINE ON SCRATCH OFF SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

No Purchase Necessary to Enter or to Win. A Purchase Will Not Increase Your Chances of Winning.

  1. Eligibility: The Shine On Scratch Off Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Aero OpCo LLC (“Sponsor”) and is open to legal residents of the United States and Puerto Rico who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees of the Sweepstake Entities (defined below) and the immediate family (defined as parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents) of each such employee, and all those with whom the employee are domiciled, are NOT eligible. The Sweepstakes is void where restricted or prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

  2. Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins on December 7, 2017 and ends December 31, 2017 during normal store business hours while supplies last (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

  3. To Participate In the Sweepstakes: There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to participate. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning. During the Sweepstakes Period: (i) visit an Aéropostale store in the United States and Puerto Rico during normal store hours and receive a Sweepstakes scratch card (the “Scratch Card”) from an Aéropostale employee while supplies last and (ii) Gently rub the scratch off area of your Scratch Card to reveal an instant message, subject to verification, or discount message. Limit one Scratch Card per person per store per day. Each store will receive a limited number of Scratch Cards. Entry only while supplies last at each Aéropostale store. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, destroyed, misplaced or misdirected Scratch Cards.

  4. Sweepstakes Prizes and Discount Odds:

  5. PRIZE LEVEL DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE OR DISCOUNT ARV QUANTITY ODDS OF WINNING
    Grand Prize 1 Trip and Two Tickets to the Music Festival in San Antonio and Meet & Greet with Shaquille O’Neal   1 1:1,090,000
    Grand Prize 2 Trip and One Day On Set with Sabrina Carpenter at Aéropostale’s Campaign Photo Shoot in Los Angeles   1 1:1,090,000
    Grand Prize 3 A Trip for Two to Elvis Presley’s Graceland® in Memphis, TN   1 1:1,090,000
    Grand Prize 4 A Marilyn Monroe Inspired Trip for Two to NYC   1 1:1,090,000
    Second A $100 Aéropostale Gift Card $100.00 10 1:109,000
    Third A $50 Aéropostale Gift Card $50.00 20 1:54,500
    Fourth A Free Aéropostale Sweater or Hoodie $54.50 1,000 1:1,090
    Fifth A Free Pair of Aéropostale Jeans $49.90 1,000 1:1,090
    Sixth A Free Aéropostale T-Shirt $19.50 8,000 1:136.25
    Discount A $15 Off Entire Aéropostale In-Store purchase of $50 or more n/a 40,000 1:27.25
    Discount B $10 Off Entire Aéropostale In-Store purchase of $50 or more n/a 100,000 1:10.9
    Discount C $5 Off Entire Aéropostale In-Store purchase of $20 or more n/a 850,000 1:1.28

    All prizes must be redeemed by December 31, 2017. Unclaimed/unredeemed Sweepstakes prizes or discounts will not be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes will be awarded. No substitution or transfer of any prize permitted except at the sole discretion of Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All applicable federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Determinations made by Sponsor are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

  6. To Claim One of the Sweepstakes Grand Prizes:

    1. If your Scratch Card reveals that you have won one of the Sweepstakes Grand Prizes, you must present the card to the Store Manager at any Aéropostale store in the United States and Puerto Rico on or before December 31, 2017. After the Store Manager verifies your Scratch Card, you will receive a Sweepstakes Grand Prize redemption form. (the “Grand Prize Redemption Form”). You must complete the Grand Prize Redemption Form and return it as instructed within forty-eight (48) hours after receipt. If the completed Grand Prize Redemption Form is not returned within forty-eight (48) hours or if the Grand Prize Redemption Form is returned incomplete or incorrectly completed, then the Sweepstakes Grand Prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. If the completed Grand Prize Redemption Form is returned as instructed, then Sponsor will send the winner an affidavit of eligibility and publicity release. The winner will be required to sign and return the affidavit (where legal) within seven (7) days of notification before the Sweepstakes Grand Prize is awarded. If the winner fails to return the affidavit within seven (7) days or if the winner is ineligible, then the Sweepstakes Grand Prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Determinations made by Sponsor are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

    2. Each Sweepstakes Grand Prize trip (each, a “Grand Prize Trip”) consists of a three (3) day, two (2) night trip for the grand prize winner and one (1) travel companion. Each Grand Prize Trip includes round-trip coach-class air transportation from the major airport in the United States or Puerto Rico nearest to the Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner’s home to the grand prize city listed destination of the Sweepstakes Grand Prize Trip, standard room hotel accommodations for three (3) days and two (2) nights (hotel solely determined by the Sponsor and based on one (1) room, double occupancy), round-trip ground transportation to/from the airport and hotel, a $One Hundred and Fifty Dollars ($150 USD) per diem per day for the Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner, transportation between designated hotel and any events or locations included in the applicable Grand Prize Trip. Actual retail value of each Grand Prize Trip may vary due to winner’s residence and fares at time of travel. Travel itinerary, accommodations and all other prize components are subject to Sponsor’s discretion and availability. In the event the winner lives within a one hundred and fifty (150-)-mile radius of the grand prize city listed destination of the Sweepstakes Grand Prize Trip, round-trip ground transportation will be provided in lieu of air transportation and no additional compensation will be provided for the air transportation portion of the grand prize.Sweepstakes Grand Prize Trip. Without limiting the foregoing, each Sweepstakes Grand Prize and prize components may be substituted for any reason at the discretion of Sponsor. Taxes, as applicable, related to each Sweepstakes Grand Prize are the responsibility of each winner. All other expenses and costs, not expressly listed above, including, but not limited to, food, beverages, taxes, tips, and entertainment, transfers, and transportation to/from the airport and winner’s home residence are the winner's sole responsibility. Each Grand Prize Trip and applicable prize components may be substituted for any reason at the discretion of Sponsor. Taxes, as applicable, related to each Grand Prize Trip are the responsibility of winner. All other expenses and costs, not expressly listed herein, including, but not limited to, food, beverages, taxes, tips, and entertainment, transfers, and transportation to/from the airport and winner’s home residence are the winner's sole responsibility.

      1. Grand Prize 1 - Two (2) Tickets to the Music Festival and Meet & Greet with Shaquille O’Neal a/k/a Shaq: In addition to the prize components in Section 5(b), the winner of this Grand Prize Trip will receive: (a) two (2) tickets to attend a music festival in San Antonio, TX March 2-4th, 2018; and (b) the opportunity to meet Shaquille O’Neal during the prize tripGrand Prize Trip. The actual date, meeting location and all other details will be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The meeting with Shaquille O’Neal will be for a maximum of one (1) hourfifteen (15) minutes and is subject to his availability. Sponsor does not guarantee Shaquille O’Neal’s availability. Winner must be able to travel on the dates specified by Sponsor. If winner is unable to travel on the specified dates, then this Grand Prize Trip will be forfeited and a new potential winner may be selected.

      2. Grand Prize 2 - One (1) day on set with Sabrina Carpenter at Aéropostale’s Campaign Photo Shoot: In addition to the prize components in Section 5(b), the winner of this Grand Prize Trip will attend the Aéropostale photo shoot in Los Angeles, CA in January 2018 and have the opportunity to meet Sabrina Carpenter on the set. The actual date, meeting location and all other details will be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The meeting with Sabrina Carpenter will be for a maximum of one (1) hour and is subject to her availability. Sponsor does not guarantee Sabrina Carpenter’s availability. Winner must be able to travel on the dates specified by Sponsor. If winner is unable to travel on the specified dates, then this Grand Prize Trip will be forfeited and a new potential winner may be selected.

      3. Grand Prize 3 - A Trip for Two (2) to Elvis Presley’s Graceland®: In addition to the prize components in Section 5(b), the winner of this Grand Prize Trip will receive two (2) 2018 Ultimate VIP Tour tickets to Elvis Presley’s Graceland® and dinner for two (2) at Delta’s restaurant at The Guest House at Graceland™ Graceland Mansion in Memphis, TN. The hotel accommodations for this Grand Prize Trip will be The Guest House at Graceland™. This Grand Prize Trip must be completed by May 31, 2018. Black out dates: March 16 – April 1, 2018 and May 4 and 5, 2018. January 1 through June 30, 2018 based on availability.

      4. Grand Prize 4 - A Marilyn Monroe Inspired Trip for Two (2) to NYC: In addition to the prize components in Section 5(b), the winner of this Grand Prize Trip will receive: (a) a choice of one (1) Marilyn Signature Spa Treatment (facial, mani/pedi or fifty (50-)-min massage) for the Grand Prize Trip winner and winner’s one (1) companion at Marilyn Monroe Spas at New York and (b) two (2) Ghostbusters: Dimension tickets to Madame Tussaud’s New York. This Grand Prize Trip must be completed by May 31, 2018. Blackout dates: Dec 24, 2017-Jan 2, 2018, Feb 12-14, 2018. Spa package based on availability.

    3. Travel Conditions and Restrictions: Airline tickets are for travel from the major airport in the United States and Puerto Rico nearest Grand Prize Trip winner's home. Airline carrier's regulations and conditions apply. The Grand Prize Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. The travel companion of the Grand Prize Trip winner (or his or her parent or legal guardian if travel companion is a minor in his or her state or providence of residence) must complete, sign and return a liability release and, except where prohibited, a publicity release prior to issuance of travel documents. The Grand Prize Trip winner and winner’s travel companion must travel together on the same itinerary and must possess valid travel documents (i.e., valid photo ID, passport, etc.) in order to travel. Certain restrictions may apply. Seat selection and timing of trip subject to availability and confirmation of reservations and must be booked ten (10) days in advance. No refunds or credit for changes are allowed. The Grand Prize Trip winner and winner's companion must be able to travel on the dates specified.

  7. To Claim One of the Sweepstakes Second or Third Place Prizes: If your Scratch Card reveals that you have won a Sweepstakes second or third place prize, you must present your Scratch Card to the Store Manager at any Aéropostale store in the United States or Puerto Rico to claim the prize on or before December 31, 2017. After the Store Manager verifies your Scratch Card, the Store Manager will issue you an Aéropostale gift card in the amount of $100 or $50, as applicable. Gift card is subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer.

  8. To Claim One of the Sweepstakes Fourth, Fifth or Sixth Place Prizes: If your Scratch Card reveals that you have won a Sweepstakes fourth, fifth or sixth place prize, you must present your Scratch Card to the Store Manager at any Aéropostale store in the United States or Puerto Rico to claim the prize on or before December 31, 2017. After the Store Manager verifies your Scratch Card, you may select the applicable Aéropostale product that you won to be checked out at the register. Sizes are subject to availability. Actual retail value of the fourth, fifth or sixth place prize may vary based on winner’s product selection.

  9. To Redeem Sweepstakes Discount: If your Scratch Card reveals that you have won $ off your entire Aéropostale In-Store purchase, present the Scratch Card to the Aéropostale sales associate at the time you make an in-store purchase. Limit one discount per person. Discount applies to purchases after all discounts have been applied but before applicable taxes. May not be combined with other discount offers. Not valid for purchases of gift cards, online purchases or previous purchases. No cash value. Aéropostale employees not eligible. Valid at Aéropostale stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico only. Discount must be redeemed by December 31, 2017.

  10. Verification: Fraud detection devices may have been placed on the Scratch Cards. Any official Scratch Card forged, mechanically reproduced, altered, defaced, mutilated or tampered with in any way, containing printing or other errors or obtained through unintended channels is automatically void. All Scratch Cards are subject to verification at the sole discretion of Sponsor. In no event will more than the listed prizes be awarded. No prize will be awarded to the holder of any Scratch Card which is determined to be void or otherwise ineligible and Sponsor shall have no further obligation or liability in respect thereof except to replace the void game card with another randomly selected card if appropriate upon request. Although it is intended that no more than the listed winning Scratch Cards will be distributed, if for any reason, such as printing error, the number of winning Scratch Cards received for any prize level is greater than the number of prizes listed for that level, those prizes listed will be awarded in a random drawing from among all verified Scratch Cards received for that level. All Scratch Cards submitted become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Only specially marked “Shine On Scratch Off Sweepstakes” Scratch Cards will be accepted.

  11. General Rules: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the person in whose name the identified Device and/or email account was registered. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the administration of this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; violates these Official Rules; or acts in an un-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes if it is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, theft, fraud, technical failures or any other problems beyond the control of Sponsor and award prizes from all eligible Scratch Cards redeemed prior to cancellation. Sponsor, ABG AERO-IPCO LLC, Shaquille O’Neal, Sabrina Carpenter, ABG-Shaq, LLC, Elvis Presley Enterprises, LLC, GL SPE LLC, Graceland Holdings LLC, The Estate of Marilyn Monroe LLC, nor their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, advertising, promotional agencies, representatives and heirs and each of their respective shareholders, members, directors, employees, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) will have no liability or responsibility whatsoever, and will be held harmless by entrant, for any claim or liability for any bodily injury, loss, cost or damages of any kind to persons, including death and property, damages sustained due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Sweepstakes including any Sweepstakes related activities. By acceptance of any Sweepstakes prize, each winner hereby release and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities from and against any and all claims of any kind relating to this Sweepstakes or use/misuse of any prize, including but not limited to any and all costs, claims, damages, or any other injury, whether due to negligence or otherwise, to person(s) or property (including, without limitation, death or violation of any personal rights, such as violation of right of publicity/privacy, libel, or slander, false advertising). Prizes will be awarded “as is”, without warranty of any kind. Entrants and winners acknowledge that any events associated with the prize may be cancelled or postpone at any time for any reason without liability or responsibility to entrants or winners. If an event associated with a prize is cancelled or postponed for any reason, no other prize will be awarded and no additional compensation will be provided. Acceptance of any prize or parts thereof constitutes permission to use winner’s name and likenesses for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. Except as otherwise provided herein for the use of certain winner information, personal information collected from each entrant will only used by Sponsor for the purpose of administration of the Sweepstakes.

  12. Privacy: Information collected by Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy located at www.aeropostale.com/privacy and applicable data protection laws. Each entrant and winner agrees to the collection, processing and storage of entrant’s personal data by Sponsor for purposes of the Sweepstakes.

  13. Jurisdiction: The Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York applicable to promotions fully carried out within New York. Except where prohibited by law, any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' and/or experts’ fees; and each winner hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages (including attorneys fees), other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Each prize winner acknowledges that no other party nor any agent or attorney of any other party has made any promise, representation or warranty whatsoever, express or implied, not contained herein concerning the subject matter hereof, to induce the winner to execute any document and the winner acknowledges that he or she has not executed any document in reliance on any such promise, representation or warranty not contained herein. Any waiver by Sponsor and its affiliates of any term of any document in a particular instance shall not be a waiver of such term for the future. Each winner agrees that the invalidity or enforceability of any part of any document shall in no way affect the validity or enforceability of any of the remainder of that document.

  14. Winner’s Announcement: The names of the grand prize winners may be obtained by sending a self addressed envelope to: Shine On Scratch Off Sweepstakes, c/o Aeropostale, 100 West 33rd Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10001.

  15. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Aero OpCo LLC, New York, NY.