Thomas & Friends™ Ultimate Train-Tastic Sweepstakes

Official Rules


1. Timing. Sweepstakes begins Monday, March 05, 2018 at 9:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends Sunday, April 01, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET ("Sweepstakes Period"). The Woobox entry platform is the official time-keeping device for Sweepstakes.  The Sweepstakes Period consists of four (4) weekly entry periods, as set forth in section 9.

2. Eligibility. The THOMAS & FRIENDS™ ULTIMATE TRAIN-TASTIC SWEEPSTAKES (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older as of the beginning of the Sweepstakes Period (defined above) and who are parents or legal guardians of a child between the ages of 3 and 15 years old (each an “Age Eligible Child”), all at the time of entry (“Entrant”). The Sweepstakes and any website pages and advertisements relating thereto are intended for viewing within the United States only.  Employees, officers, directors and agents of Fisher-Price, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Doublespace and Promotion Activators, (“Sweepstakes Agency and Administrator”) and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliate companies and advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, any agents acting for, or on behalf of the above entities or any other persons or entity associated with the Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”), as well as their immediate family (spouse, and parents, siblings, and children and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each such employee, whether or not related, are not eligible.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws, and regulations. Void where prohibited.

3. Entry Limit. Entrant can enter using one email address per household one time per day during the Sweepstakes Period (See Rule 9) regardless of method of entry. Entries in excess of any stated limitation and entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or any means that subvert the entry process will be void. 

4. How to Enter. There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes as follows:

(1) Online Entry:  During the Sweepstakes Period, visit (“Website”).  Once there, click on the “Enter Now” button to access the online Sweepstakes registration form. Complete the entry form with all required information and upload a photo taken by you of your Age Eligible Child’s Thomas & Friends™ toy(s) that fit the weekly theme as detailed in Rule 9 below to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (“Entry”). An Entrant may choose, at their discretion, to include their own Age Eligible Child in the photo, however this is not a requirement for entry and Entrant must be the parent or legal guardian of the Age Eligible Child.    This is a random drawing Sweepstakes. Photos will not be judged and the quality of the photo submission will not be a factor in the determination of winners however, photos must follow the Entry Guidelines as stated in these Official Rules.  Your Entry may be selected at the Sponsor’s sole decision to appear in the Gallery located at Each Entry/photo must comply with these Official Rules and any Terms of Use posted on the Website and must meet all specifications or requirements called for on the Website. If you choose to enter the Sweepstakes more than one time during each Weekly Entry Period (defined below), you will need to create a new (different) photo for each entry.  OR

(2) Alternate Method of Entry: To enter the Sweepstakes without submitting a photo, on a piece of paper hand-print your first and last name, full address, date of birth, telephone number, email address and your Age Eligible Child’s age as well as the Entry Period for which you are entering. Insert the paper into a properly-stamped, standard size #10 envelope and mail it to: Thomas & Friends Ultimate Train-Tastic Sweepstakes, c/o Doublespace, 254 Canal Street, Suite 5000, NY, NY 10013 during the Entry Period dates as set forth below to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (referred herein “Mail-in Entry”). Limit one Mail-in Entry per outer envelope per day.  (See Rule #9 for entry deadlines)

5. Entry Guidelines. Entries must be the original work of the Entrant and suitable for presentation in a public forum, and not violate the rights of any other party, including but not limited to intellectual property rights or rights of privacy/publicity. Entry submissions may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any:

a)    Third-party licensed trademarks, logos, or trade dress other than Mattel/Fisher-Price owned brands.

b)    Toys from any toy brands other than Mattel/Fisher-Price owned brands or any train-related brands not found in the Thomas & Friends™ line;

c)     Sexually explicit or suggestive; violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group content; nor any profane or pornographic content or nudity;

d)    Alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promote any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promote any particular political agenda or message;

e)    Obscene or offensive material; endorse any form of hate or hate group;          

f)     Duplicate of any other Entry submission (each submission must be unique);

g)    Content that defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;      

h)    Personal identification, such as personal names or e-mail addresses;

i)      Material embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, other than the entrant and entrant’s child/legal ward;

j)      Messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which the Sponsor wishes to associate, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion;

k)    Content that infringes the rights of any third party; and/or violates any law.

Photo must not exceed 15MB in file size, and must be in jpeg, jpg, gif, or png file format. Entrant represents and warrants that their Entry/photo has not been submitted previously in any contest/promotion of any kind, or exhibited or displayed publicly (i.e. disclosed beyond your immediate circle of friends and family) through any means previously and the image file uploaded must not contain material that is harmful to other users of the Website, such as viruses, trojan horses or other technologies that could adversely impact the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes, if fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Sweepstakes, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion.  In such event, Sponsor will select winners from among eligible, non-suspect entries received for the Sweepstakes up to the time of impairment. By submitting an Entry, you agree that your Entry is gratuitous and made without restriction, and will not place Sponsor under any obligation, that Sponsor is free to use or otherwise disclose the ideas contained in the Entry on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your Entry, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.

BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER ENTRY MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITE OR ELSEWHERE ON THE INTERNET AS AUTHORIZED BY SPONSOR, IN SPONSOR’S DISCRETION.  Submission of Entry grants Sponsor and its agents an unlimited, worldwide, perpetual, license and right to publish, use, publicly perform the Entry in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration to the Entrant.

ENTRY POSTED TO THE WEBSITE IS NOT EDITED BY SPONSOR AND ARE THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT AND DO NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OF SPONSOR IN ANY MANNER.  Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to entrants.  Sponsor reserves the right to waive the Entry submission requirements set forth herein in its reasonable discretion.

Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your mobile carrier and online service may apply and are your responsibility.  All Entries must comply with the provisions listed in these Official Rules.

6. Sponsor. Fisher-Price, Inc., 636 Girard Ave., East Aurora, NY 14052. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored or endorsed by Woobox.

7. Sweepstakes Agency and Administrator. Doublespace, 254 Canal Street, Ste. 5000 New York, NY 10013, (“Agency”), Promotion Activators, 5550 Touhy Ave, Suite 403, Skokie, IL 60077, (“Administrator”).

8. Agreement to Official Rules. Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Sweepstakes Administrator, which shall be final and binding.


9. Selection of Winners/Random Drawings: The Sweepstakes Period consists of four (4) entry periods (“Weekly Entry Period(s)”) and one (1) final drawing as set forth below (“Final Drawing”).  The start and end time for each Weekly Entry Period is set forth in the chart below.  Four (4) random drawings will be conducted from among all eligible entries received by both entry methods combined at the end of each Weekly Entry Period as indicated in the table below.  One (1) weekly prize winner will be selected from among all eligible Entries received as of the end of each Weekly Entry Period for a total of four (4) weekly prize winners. Odds of winning a weekly prize will depend upon the number of eligible entries received as of such Weekly Entry Period by both entry methods combined.  Non-winning entries from each Weekly Entry Period will roll-over to subsequent drawings, if any.  Limit one (1) weekly prize per person/household during the Sweepstakes Period. All eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period by both entry methods combined, including those which were selected as weekly prize winners, will be included in the Final Drawing for the Grand Prize, Second Prize, and Third Prize. Odds of winning the Grand, Second, or Third Prize will depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.  All random drawings will be conducted by the Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding. 


For Entrants entering the Sweepstakes via Mail-In Entry, such Mail-In Entry must be post marked by and received by the date listed in the below chart in order to be eligible for such Weekly Entry Period and its corresponding drawing.


Weekly Entry Periods

Weekly Photo Theme

Approximate Drawing Date

Mail-In Entry Post Mark Date and Received By Date for such Weekly Entry Period

Week 1

Online Entry Method: 9:00:00 a.m. ET on 3/5/18 through 11:59:59 p.m. ET on 3/11/18.

Thomas & Friends™

Wooden Railway


Postmarked by 3/12/18 and received by 3/19/18.

Week 2

Online Entry Method: 12:00:00 a.m. ET on 3/12/18 through 11:59:59 p.m. ET on 3/18/18.

Thomas & Friends™



Postmarked by 3/19/18 and received by 3/26/18.

Week 3

Online Entry Method: 12:00:00 a.m. ET on 3/19/18 through 11:59:59 p.m. ET on 3/25/18.

Thomas & Friends™



Postmarked by 3/26/18 and received by 4/2/18.

Week 4

Online Entry Method: 12:00:00 a.m. ET on 3/26/18 through 11:59:59 p.m. ET on 4/1/18.

Thomas & Friends™ Super Station™


Postmarked by 4/02/18 and received by 4/09/18.

Final Drawings: The Grand, Second, and Third Prize Drawing:  One (1) Grand Prize, one (1) Second Prize, and one (1) Third Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about 4/9/18 from among all eligible entries received by both entry methods combined during the Sweepstakes Period by the Administrator.   

10. Prize Notifications: Potential winners will be notified by email/phone using the information provided on such potential winner’s Entry and must confirm their name, complete mailing address, and date of birth. If a potential winner does not reply to the email with this information within seventy-two (72) hours, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected at random from among all of the remaining eligible entries and the above process will be repeated. Administrator is not responsible for technical difficulties with telecommunications systems beyond its control. Once a potential winner (or potential winner’s parent/legal guardian if the potential winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) replies with the requested information, potential winner (or potential winner’s parent/legal guardian if the potential winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) will be issued via overnight delivery, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, which he/she must sign and return within 5 days of the initial notification. Guests of potential Grand Prize winner (or guest’s parent/legal guardian if guest is a minor in his/her state of residence) will also be required to execute Liability Release (including, where permitted, a Publicity Release) during this same time period. If any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Administrator is unable to contact a potential winner, or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Administrator’s discretion, an alternate winner selected.

11. Prizes

Grand Prize. One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a 3-day/2-night trip for four (4) persons (2 adults, the Age Eligible Child of the winner, and up to 1 additional child) to the Grand Opening of Thomas Town at Kennywood Park, located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, sometime during the Summer of 2018

The Grand Prize consists of:

Grand Prize winner and guests must be available to take the trip on dates designated by Sponsor, at a time to be determined solely by the Sponsor during the Summer of 2018.  Grand Prize winner and his/her guests must travel on same itinerary and possess all required travel documents.  It is the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner and his/her guests to provide proper documentation (including government issued picture identification).  Airline tickets are non-refundable/non-transferable and are not valid for upgrades and/or frequent flyer miles.  All airline tickets are subject to flight variation, work stoppages, and schedule or route changes. Grand Prize winner and his/her guests are responsible for meals, gratuities, and all other expenses not specified herein.  If guest is a minor, he/she must be the child/legal ward of the Grand Prize winner.  If in the judgment of Sponsor air travel is not required due to Grand Prize winner’s proximity to the Grand Prize destination, ground transportation will be substituted for round trip air travel at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.  The difference in value will not be awarded to the Grand Prize winner. 

Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels, venue operators, transportation companies, prize providers or any other persons providing any Grand Prize-related services or accommodations.  Sponsor is not liable for any missed prize events, opportunities or expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay or ground transportation delay.  No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any transportation or other prize element except at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. Additional prize award details and travel information to be provided to the Grand Prize winner at the time of Grand Prize notification.  Grand Prize winner and guests are also responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance.  The Grand Prize winner may be required to provide a credit card at the time of hotel check-in.  Once a travel companion is selected, he/she may not be substituted, except in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.   Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and those set forth by Sponsor’s transportation carrier(s) of choice.  Lost, stolen or damaged airline tickets, travel vouchers or certificates will not be replaced or exchanged.  Transportation carrier and hotel regulations and conditions apply.  In the event Grand Prize winner (and/or his or her guests) engage in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor or any prize provider in its or their sole and absolute discretion) is obnoxious, inappropriate, or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Grand Prize trip or other applicable experience early.

The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize: $7200.00. Actual value may vary depending on departure city.

The Grand Prize winner will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual travel costs are less than the estimate made in these Official Rules.  Exact trip dates will be disclosed upon verification of winner.

Second Prize. One (1) Second Prize winner will receive one (1) Pottery Barn Kids® Thomas & Friends™ Twin Size Bedding Set including tunnel canopy and train depot playhouse. ARV of the Second Prize - $770.00.  

Third Prize. One (1) Third Prize winner will receive one (1) Thomas & Friends™ Wood Racing Figure-8 Set and one (1) Thomas & Friends™ Wooden Railway Play Table. ARV of the Third Prize - $240.00

Total AVR of the Grand Prize, Second Prize and Third Prize is $8210.00.  

Weekly Prizes. During the Sweepstake Period, four (4) weekly prizes winners will be selected (one (1) winner per Weekly Entry Period). Weekly prize descriptions are noted in the table below:


Prize Description

Estimated AVR

Week 1

Wood Racing Figure-8 Set & Assorted Engines


Week 2

MINIS Boost N’ Blast™ Set & Assorted Engines


Week 3

TrackMaster™ Twisting Tornado Set & Assorted Engines


Week 4

Giant Toy Basket with a hand-picked selection Thomas & Friends™ Toys


Total AVR of all weekly prizes is $907.00.


Total ARV of all Sweepstakes prizes is: $9117.00. Limit one Prize per person. No substitution, transfer, or cash redemption of prize is permitted, except as expressly set forth herein by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value (at its sole discretion) for any reason. Any expenses not specifically stated herein, including but not limited to state and local government surcharges, taxes (including federal, state, and local income taxes), other costs, and other expenses relating to Sweepstakes and use or acceptance of a prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Merchandise and Toys to be determined by Sponsor based on availability and in its sole discretion.  Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. Sponsor and or Sweepstakes Administrator will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen prizes.  All prize details not specified herein (including, sizes, colors, versions, airline, hotel, models) shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

12. Promotions and Publicity Release. By submitting an Entry, participants grant the Sponsor; a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to transform, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, transmit, publish, broadcast, perform, display, or otherwise use the photo with or without modifications, in any form or medium whether now existing or later developed.

13. Representations & Warranties.  You represent and warrant that: (i) You are the sole author and owner of the intellectual property and all other rights to your Entry, and/or you have a lawful right to submit the Entry and grant Sponsor the rights to it that you are granting by the Official Rules, all without any obligation on the part of Sponsor to obtain consent of any third party and without creating any obligation or liability on the part of Sponsor; (ii) Your Entry does not and will not infringe any intellectual property or other right of any third party as a result of Sponsor’s use and exploitation of your Entry, as set forth in these Official Rules; (iii) Your Entry will not violate these Official Rules or cause injury or harm to any person; (iv) You are the mother, father or legal guardian of the child(ren) depicted in your Entry with all necessary authority to grant to the rights herein granted and fully perform the obligations hereunder (including with respect to granting rights regarding your child(ren). You hereby release, discharge and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities from any and all claims, losses, damages, expenses, injury of any kind arising out of or related to your participation in the Sweepstakes and/or related to any prize including any travel related thereto, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) and liabilities (including settlements) brought or asserted by any third party against any of the Sweepstakes Entities due to or arising out of your participation in the Sweepstakes, or use of your name, persona, likeness and photo, biographical information and/or voice, or the use of the name, persona and likeness, photo, biographical information and/or voice of any child depicted in the Entry or any other rights granted to Sponsor, including any claims for including but not limited to trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property rights, rights of publicity, right of privacy or defamation.  You further agree to release and indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor from any and all claims that any commercial, advertising, presentation, or any other material subsequently produced, presented, and/or prepared by or on behalf of Sponsor infringes on your rights as contained in the Entry.  You agree that you have no right of approval, no claim to compensation or benefit, and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based upon invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use or any editing, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or use in partial or composite form, whether or not intentional.

14. Winner Requirements.  All taxes (including but not limited to federal, state, local, sales and income tax) are the winners' responsibility. A Form 1099 will be issued to the Grand Prize winner. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of a prize constitute permission to use each winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, photographs, video, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited. Furthermore, Sponsor and/or its agents may film, record and/or take photographs before/during/after the awarding of prize, and may use the resulting footage, recordings or photographs for a range of purposes, including, without limitation, for marketing and promoting Sponsor and/or its promotion partners/agents and their respective products and services.

15.  Disclaimer.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify this Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of this Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine winner from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of such action or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor.  Sweepstakes Administrator, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. The preceding in no way precludes Sponsor from taking other actions against such individuals so as to protect its rights. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules in a given circumstance does not constitute the waiver of such provision.

16.  General Rules. By participating in this Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator (whose decisions are final and binding in all respects), to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with the Official Rules, and that Sweepstakes Entities shall have no responsibility or liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury or death) in connection with: participation in this Sweepstakes, or the acceptance, redemption, or use of any prize or related activities; human error; incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information; acceptance/possession, use/misuse and/or defects of the prizes awarded herein; any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer online system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, internet service provider used in entering or operating the Sweepstakes; interruption or inability to access the Sweepstakes due to hardware or software compatibility problems; any damage to entrants (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of this Sweepstakes; any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects and/or any other error or malfunctions, even if caused by the negligence of one of the Sweepstakes Entities. You further agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities from any and all liability resulting or arising from your participation the Sweepstakes, to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against the Sweepstakes Entities, and hereby acknowledge that said Sweepstakes Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by a prize supplier that are sent along with a prize.    

If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes (or any part thereof) is not capable of running as planned by reason of computer virus, bug, system malfunction, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, fire, flood, storm or other natural cataclysm, riot, strike, civil commotion, governmental regulation or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which, in its sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes (or any part thereof), Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and award prizes from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation.   

17. Governing Law. These Official Rules and this Sweepstakes shall be governed by the internal, substantive laws the State of New York, without regard to principles of choice of laws/conflict of laws of the State of New York or of any other jurisdiction.

18. Entrant's Personal Information. Information collected by Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s and Administrator’s privacy statements, located at:, and applicable data protection laws.  By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to the collection, processing and storage of your personal data by Sponsor for purposes of the Sweepstakes, except as otherwise provided herein. If you opt in to receive email updates from Fisher-Price when you enter the Sweepstakes, Fisher-Price will send you emails, and your data will be subject to their respective privacy practices as detailed in the privacy statement referenced above.

19. Winners List. To request a printed copy of the Official Rules or a winners list (please specify which), send: business-sized, self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Thomas & Friends Ultimate Train-Tastic Sweepstakes, c/o Doublespace, 254 Canal Street, Suite 5000, New York, NY, 10013 so that it is received no later than June 01, 2018. Requests received after that date will not be honored.

20. Trademarks. The use of any third party trademarks herein does not imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Sweepstakes.  All third party trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners.

21. SPONSOR: Fisher-Price, Inc., 636 Girard Avenue, East Aurora, NY 14052.

22. ADMINISTRATOR: Promotion Activators Management, LLC, 5550 Touhy Ave., Skokie IL 60077