NPLD Survey Drawing Rules and Mobile Terms and Conditions



  1. Eligibility. National Public Lands Day Survey Drawing is open to all legal United States residents 18 years of age and older, who have a valid e-mail account and who text NPLD to 49767 and complete the NPLD survey (see NPLD Survey Terms and Conditions).  Employees of NEEF, Toyota and each of their respective affiliated companies or agents and the immediate family members of, and any person domiciled with such employees, are not eligible.  NEEF is not responsible for transmission failures or errors in any promotional graphics, texts or advertisements.  Winners must be in compliance with all contest rules.
  2. Method of Entry. The Drawing begins at 9:00 AM ET, starting September 19, 2017 and ending October 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET.  All eligible NPLD Survey responses must be received via text at 49767 no later than October 15, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET to be eligible.  The NPLD Survey collects information about your experience on NPLD and the site at which you participated, but also your cell phone number and, optionally, your email address (if provided by you).
  3. Selection of the winner. NEEF will randomly draw five winners, from those cell phone numbers that have completed the NPLD Survey, on or about October 16, 2017. The decisions of NEEF in all matters related to the selection of the winners and all matters relating to this contest are final. 
  4. Prize. Five winners will each receive a $100 gift card to, valued at $100.
  5. Winner Notification and Acceptance. The winners will be notified via text on the day of the drawing.  Messaging and data rates may apply.  Please see the NPLD Survey Terms and Conditions for more details. There shall be no prize substitution and the prize is non-transferable.  The drawing winners will be solely responsible for reporting and payment of any taxes, if applicable, as well as all other costs, if any, associated with claiming the prize.  The winners will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity releases, as applicable (except where prohibited by law) which must be received by NEEF within (7) days of notification of the winning registration.  Failure to sign and return the affidavit and release within seven (7) days after notification, or to comply with any term or condition of these Official Rules, may, at the sole discretion of NEEF, result in the winners’ disqualification, the forfeiture of the interest in the prize and the award of the prize to alternate winners. 
  6. Participation: The prize winners grant NEEF the right to use their names in advertising and promoting the contest without further compensation. Submitted registrations become the property of NEEF. The use of personal information collected in the course of the drawing shall be governed by the terms of the NEEF Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. By participating, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of NEEF.  NEEF reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this drawing as solely determined by NEEF. In the event the drawing is compromised by tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of NEEF which corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the drawing, NEEF reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the drawing.  Should the drawing be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, NEEF reserves the right to award the prize based on the entries received prior to the termination date. All decisions regarding disqualification of entries shall be at NEEF’s sole discretion. NEEF is not liable for lost, late, delayed, damaged, incomplete, misdirected entries, email, texts or transactions that are lost or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or NEEF.  In the event of a dispute, each entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the cell phone from which NPLD Survey is completed.  For these purposes, a cell phone owner shall mean the natural person who is assigned that cell phone account by the compatible carrier responsible for managing the network over which the text is sent.
  7. Limitations of Liability. By entering the drawing, participants agree that all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the drawing, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to drawing out-of–pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the drawing, but in no event attorney’s fees and under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain any award for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages other than damages for actual out of pocket expenses.
  8. Construction. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official contest rules, or the rights and obligations of any participant and NEEF, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without giving effect to any choice of laws or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Virginia.  In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provisions were not contained therein.
  9. General Release. By entering this drawing, all participants agree to release NEEF, the prize provider, and their affiliated companies, partners and agents from and against all claims and damages arising in connection with each participant’s participation in the drawing (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages related to rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light) and/or his/her/their receipt or use of any prize awarded in this drawing including any injury or harm resulting from the use of the prize or any activity related thereto.  Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, expressed or implied, outside of the manufacturer’s limited warranty.
  10. Sponsor. The National Public Lands Day Survey drawing is sponsored by the National Environmental Education and Training Foundation doing business as the National Environmental Education Foundation (“NEEF”), whose decisions regarding the selection of the winner and all other aspects of the drawing shall be final and binding in all respects.  NEEF will not be responsible for typographical, printing or other inadvertent errors in these Official Drawing Rules or in other materials related to the drawing. If you have any questions regarding this drawing, please contact sends e-mail)


To participate in the National Public Lands Day (NPLD) survey from the National Environmental Education Foundation (“NEEF”), text NPLD to 49767.  You will receive periodic messages from NEEF.  Msg and data rates may apply.

By opting to receive text messages, you agree to receive text messages from NEEF on your mobile device, which will include informational alerts.

To discontinue receiving SMS and MMS messages from NEEF, text STOP to 49767. For additional help text HELP to 49767 or contact us here:

Compatible carriers include: 

AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Boost, Alltel (Verizon Wireless), U.S. Cellular, MetroPCS, T-Mobile ® United Wireless, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, Cellcom, C Spire Wireless CellSouth, Cricket, Cincinnati Bell and Virgin Mobile®.

T-Mobile® is not responsible for delayed or undelivered messages

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