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Varied options. Low fees.
The TNStars College Savings 529 Program offers a variety of investment options and low fees. The underlying funds for each of the options are from a range of Fund Companies including Vanguard, DFA, Primecap, Maxim and First Tennessee Bank. The program offers the products at a competitive fee of 35 basis points. Learn more
To celebrate TNStars 529 Day, we are giving you a chance to win $529 toward your college savings goals. Just complete the form below in its entirety.
Be sure to read the complete contest rules below the form. The deadline to enter is 11:59 p.m. Central Time on June 1, 2014. Winner(s) will be notified on or about June 2, 2014.
Coaches need a game plan in order to win games. What's your game plan for saving for college? The TNStars College Savings 529 Program offers a winning combination of investment options and low fees. The TNStars program is also offering a $50 match for the first $50 invested in a new account and a $100 incentive for new accounts that are rolled over from other 529 plans. While participation in the TNStars program is open to anyone, including people living in other states, the incentives are only offered to Tennessee residents.
OFFICIAL RULES OF THE "529 Day $529 Giveaway" SWEEPSTAKES
SPONSORED BY THE TNSTARS™ COLLEGE SAVINGS 529 PROGRAM
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The "529 Day $529 Giveaway" Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Standard Time ("CST") on May 12, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on June 1, 2014 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Legal residents of the State of Tennessee may enter for a chance to win a $529 TNStars™ College Savings 529 Program account contribution.
SPONSOR and ADMINISTRATOR: TNStars™ College Savings 529 Program, P.O. Box 198801, Nashville, TN 37219; 855 3TN-STAR (386-7827) or 615 741-1502 locally.
ELIGIBILITY: Entry in the Sweepstakes is limited to legal residents of the State of Tennessee ("TN") who are at least 21 years of age or older ("Entrant") and who are a parent, legal guardian or grandparent of a child age eighteen (18) or under who is also a Tennessee resident and a) attending a Tennessee school or b) a homeschooled child, or c) a child not yet old enough to be eligible to be enrolled in school .Employees, directors, officers, trustees and agents, and their respective immediate household and family members (spouses and children, parents and siblings and their spouses) of the TNStars™ College Savings 529 Program, the Treasury Department and their respective contractors or agencies, affiliates, subsidiaries, owners, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively the "Sweepstakes Entities") are not eligible. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited.
AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to accept these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER: Complete the online entry form at www.tnstars.com . Limit of one (1) entry per unique email address for an eligible person. If more than one entry is received per unique e-mail address, the first entry will be considered the valid entry and all subsequent entries will be disqualified. Entries generated by a script, macro or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete are void. ENTRIES MUST BE SUMBITTED BY 11:59 p.m. CST on June 1, 2014. All non-TNStars plan account owner entrants will automatically receive a TNStars plan brochure.
WINNER SELECTION/VERIFICATION: One winner will be selected in a random drawing conducted by the TNStars™ College Savings 529 Program on or around June 2, 2014. Winners will be notified by phone and/or e-mail, and, if required by the Sponsors, must confirm his/her eligibility by submitting documentation acceptable by the Sponsor to confirm age and residency. If a selected winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, he or she will be disqualified, and an alternate winner will be randomly selected and notified as per the procedures outlined above. The odds of winning the Sweepstakes depend on the number of eligible entries received.
PRIZES / APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (ARV): One Prize of $529 will be awarded in the form of a contribution to a TNStars 529 College Savings Plan account to the winner. If the winner has an existing TNStars 529 Plan Account, the Prize will be deposited into the existing account. If the winner does not have an existing TNStars 529 Plan Account, the winner will receive a voucher for a $529 contribution to be deposited upon notification to TNStars of establishment of an account.
GENERAL PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: The Prize winner will be responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, applicable to acceptance and use of the Prize, including income taxes, if any, and will be required to provide his/her Social Security Number or Federal Taxpayer Identification Number for tax reporting purposes. The Sponsor and Administrator will file an IRS Form 1099 with the Internal Revenue Service for the fair market value of prize. No transfer or substitution of the Prize permitted, except by the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute the Prize, in whole or in part, for one of comparable or greater value due to unavailability for any reason, as solely determined by Sponsor. Any and all costs associated with acceptance and use of the Prize will be the sole responsibility of the winner. No transfer or substitution of the Prize permitted, except by the Sponsors who reserve the right to substitute the Prize, in whole or in part, for one of comparable or greater value due to unavailability for any reason, as solely determined by Sponsors.
CONDITIONS / RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants: (a) release the Sweepstakes Entities from any and all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by their participation, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the Prize; and (b) acknowledge that the Sweepstakes Entities have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize including, but not limited to, its quality or availability. By accepting a Prize, the winner grants to Sponsors and their affiliated companies the right, except where prohibited by law, to use his or her name, likeness, picture, address (city and state), voice, biographical information, written or oral statements, for advertising and promotional purposes in promoting the Sponsors and their products, Websites, the Event, and/or this Sweepstakes or succeeding Sweepstakes, in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without compensation unless required by law. The winner shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation, and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based on invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, alteration, or use in composite form of his or her name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), biographical information, or Official Entry Form. The rights granted under this paragraph shall extend to Sponsors, TNStars™ College Savings 529 Program and their affiliated companies, agencies or marketing partners with respect to all Entrants in the Sweepstakes, including non-winners and the winner.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO TAMPER WITH THE RANDOM SELECTION PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being executed as planned, or unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of Entrants, technical failures or any other causes which in the sole opinion of Sponsors, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any suspect entry or Entrant and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event of any cancellation, termination or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at www.tnstars.com and the selection of a winner may be made from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the termination, cancellation or suspension, as Sponsors determine in their sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.
DISPUTES: Entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or the Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the courts of the State of Tennessee; (b) 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’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsors in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Tennessee, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Tennessee or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Tennessee.
ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION: Information collected from official entry forms will only be used for the purpose of contacting any eligible winners, unless entrant opts-in to receive TNStars™ College Savings 529 Program information and advertisements.
WINNER / RULES: To receive Sweepstakes results (list of winner(s)) or an additional copy of these Official Rules, send an email with the Subject line "529 Day $529 Giveaway?" to firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests must be received by June13, 2014.
Consider all investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses before investing in the TNStars™ College Savings 529 Program. Please visit www.tnstars.com or call us toll-free at 855 3TN-STAR (386-7827) or 615 741-1502 locally for a Program Disclosure and Participant Agreement containing this and other information. Read it carefully. Non- Tennessee taxpayers and residents: If you are not a Tennessee taxpayer, you should determine whether your home state offers a 529 plan that provides state tax or other benefits not available to you by investing in this program. You should consider such state tax or other benefits, if any, before investing in this program.
Investments in the plan are neither insured nor guaranteed and there is the risk of investment loss.