Graziadio Rankings Challenge

Official Rules


Who May Enter

Open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 or over as of the date of entry. Eligible submissions will be accepted between 12 noon (PST) on October 9, 2015 and 10 p.m. (PST) on November 30, 2015 ("Entry Period"). Pepperdine University's ("Sponsor") computer is the official time-keeping device for the contest. Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility qualifications of any winner. By submitting an entry, each entrant ("Entrant") agrees to be bound by the Rules and Regulations contained herein and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Rules and Regulations.


Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California 90263.

How to Enter

During the Entry Period, visit one or more of the following socail media platforms and find posts regarding university rankings, Facebook, Twitter,  and/or Instagram to enter. On the Sponsor's social platforms, "like" and "share" with your network using hashtag #GoGraziadio (Facebook), "favorite" and "retweet" with your network using hashtag #GoGraziadio (Twitter), and "like" and "repost" with #GoGraziadio (Instagram) on any posts regarding university rankings.

Entry Restrictions

All entries submitted as part of the contest shall become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Multiple entries across mmultiple platforms are allowed.

Winner Determination

There will be four (4) winners. The winner will be selected in a random drawing of all eligible entrants who enter the Rankings Challenge. The drawing will take place on December 1, 2015. Prize winner will be notified within five (5) days of the drawing via social media and may be announced on Sponsor's website or Pepperdine's social media channels.


Four (4) winners will receive their $250 Amazon gift cards via mail and/or email. Prizes are valued at $250 each. The prize has no cash redemption value. All expenses related to the acceptance or use of the prize which are not specified in these Rules and Regulations, as well as all applicable taxes on the prize, are the winner’s sole responsibility.

Odds of Winning

Odds are based on the number of eligible entries received during the entry period.

Right to Cancel Contest and Prize

Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the promotion in whole or in part by giving such notice, in any form and manner it deems appropriate.


By participating in the contest, you hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of your personal information to verify your identity and eligibility to enter the contest, as well as contact you by email regarding your contest entry. Winner’s name may be posted on the Website, as well as social media sites discussed above. Sponsor will not sell, rent or otherwise transfer personal information to any third party, nor will the Sponsor use this information for marketing purposes.

General Release/Limitation of Liability

By participating, Entrant indemnifies, releases and agrees to hold harmless Sponsor and its officers, directors, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, or damage of any kind, including but not limited to property damage, personal injury or death, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from: participation in the contest or contest related activity; acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, website, internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information or failed, incomplete, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the contest, including any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this contest or downloading any materials in this contest.

Choice of Law

The Rules and Regulations shall be governed by California law. You agree that venue of any action brought hereunder shall be exclusively in the County of Los Angeles, California.