Win a $50 Gift Card and Trick Out Your Dorm! [Giveaway]

Not gonna lie — one of the BEST parts about going off to college is shopping for your dorm room. But you can’t show up to campus lugging any ol’ stuff. You need to establish a look that matches your own glo up and sets the right vibe.

That’s why Sesi has teamed up with Dormco to offer one winner the chance to receive a $50 gift card to spend at! To enter, find your favorite product on ($50 or less), and then, tweet a picture of that product to @sesimag and @dormco using the hashtag #TrickOutMyDorm. For the official rules, scroll down the page. One winner will be chosen at random. Good luck!

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1. HOW TO ENTER: This giveaway for one (1) $50 Dormco gift card is open only to those who follow @sesimag on Twitter and entries are limited to one entry per Twitter account. Any users who are found to have created more than one Twitter account will be deemed ineligible. Void where prohibited by law. Beginning July 3, 2015 at 12:00 a.m. ET through July 17, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. ET, go to, find your favorite Dormco product, take a picture or screenshot of that product, and tweet the photo using the hashtag #TrickOutMyDorm to @sesimag and @dormco. Winner Selection: Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. In the event that Sesi and Dormco (the Sponsors) do not receive any eligible entries during the entry period, the Sponsors have the right to cancel the giveaway. Drawing will be conducted by Sesi magazine whose decisions are final. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Prizes & Approximate Retail Value: One winner will receive one (1) Dormco gift card, valued at $50. Please allow a minimum of six (6) weeks for delivery of prize.

2. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be announced within two (2) weeks of the last day of the giveaway, via Twitter, and once announced, winner must e-mail his or her full name and mailing address to In the event the Winner doesn’t respond to Sponsor’s notification or does not accept the prize within seven (7) days of notification, the prize will be deemed forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected. In the event that any one or more potential Winner(s) fails to respond as stated above, declines the prize, or fails to provide signed affidavits or releases, such Winner(s) will be deemed to forfeit the prize and Sponsor will select an alternate Winner(s) from the remaining eligible entrants. If any alternate(s) similarly fails to respond or declines the prize, Sponsor will use a reasonable number of attempts, in its discretion, to award the prize(s) to another alternate(s) but if it is unable to do so, the prize(s) will be finally forfeited and Sponsor shall have no further liability in connection with this giveaway. List of Winner(s): For the name(s) of the Winner(s), send an e-mail to with the subject line, “Dormco Giveaway Winners List” within two (2) months of the Winner notification date as specified above.

3. ENTRIES: Limit one (1) entry total per Twitter account. Multiple entries from the same account will be disqualified. If user creates multiple Twitter accounts to enter, that person’s entries will be deemed ineligible. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete or inaccurate entries. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the Twitter account is assigned.

4. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents, ages 13-29, of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor(s), its contractors, parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, independent judging organizations, and prize suppliers (and members of their immediate family and/or those living in the same of household of each such employee) are not eligible.

5. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Expenses not specifically included in prize description and all taxes are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied outside of manufacturer’s limited warranty. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize is permitted, except Sponsor(s) reserves the right to substitute prize for an item of equal or greater value in the event an advertised prize is unavailable. The Winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations. All federal, state and local taxes, and any other costs not specifically provided for in these Official Rules are solely the Winner’s responsibility. Sponsor(s) shall have no responsibility or obligation to the Winner or potential Winner who is unable or unavailable to accept or utilize prizes as described herein. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor(s), which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Promotion. Winner (and parent or legal guardian if Winner is a minor) may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and where legally permissible a Publicity Release within seven (7) days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate Winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate Winner. Winner hereby further agrees that he/she will sign any documents necessary to transfer copyright of his/her submitted entry, if applicable, to Sponsor(s) within seven (7) days following the date of first attempted notification. By entering, Entrant grants permission for Sponsor(s), and any of its affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers to use the entrant’s submission (including an altered form of the entry), if any, for editorial, advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. If images are being submitted to Sponsor(s) as a requirement for entry, Entrants agree that they have all rights to use the images submitted and to allow Sponsor(s), any of its affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers to reuse any of the images, without any liability, for editorial, advertising and promotional purposes. Additionally, acceptance of the prize by Winner constitutes permission for Sponsor(s) and any affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers to use Winner’s name and/or likeness and biographical material for editorial, advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, Winner agrees to hold Sponsor(s), its advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors, and employees harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the giveaway or acceptance or use of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the giveaway or in the announcement of the prize.

6. INTERNET: Sponsor(s) is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor(s) or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor(s) reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion. Sponsor(s) reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor(s) further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. Sponsor(s) may prohibit an entrant from participating in a Promotion if it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to abuse, threaten or harass other entrants. Any attempt by a participant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor(s) reserves the right to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.

7. DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in Stafford, VA, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. Virginia state law governs the giveaway and all aspects related thereto.

8. SPONSOR(S): The Sponsors of this Promotion are Sesi Magazine, LLC, P.O. Box 549, Garrisonville, VA 22463 and Dormco, 575 Kennedy Road, Dock #11, Buffalo, NY 14227. Twitter is neither a sponsor nor co-sponsor of this promotion.


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