NAME OF ONLINE CONTEST ("Contest"): Tooth Be Told story contest

SPONSOR and ADMINISTRATOR: This Contest is sponsored by Delta Dental of California ("Delta Dental"), 100 First St. San Francisco, CA 94105, which is solely responsible for its content.

ELIGIBILITY: No purchase necessary to enter or win. Contest is open to public individuals, who are legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia who are 12 years or younger at the time of participation who have obtained parental permission. This Contest is void in Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and possessions and where prohibited by law.

Current and former employees, officers and directors of Released Party, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each, their agents; affiliates (including members of the Delta Dental Plans Association and their subsidiaries and affiliates); subsidiaries and those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of the Contest are ineligible to enter the Contest or win a prize.

CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest will commence on February 1, 2015 and run through April 30, 2015. The selection of the Contest winner will occur on May 15, 2015.

HOW TO ENTER: Access the website (, follow the Submission Guidelines and submit your story, along with your completed entry form ( to the address below. You may enter as often as you wish.

MySmileKids “Tooth Be Told” Story Contest
100 First Street, M/S 5P
San Francisco, CA 94105
Attn: Web/Graphic Communications

CRITERIA: To earn a prize the Contest participant must submit a completed entry form and a story that meets the following criteria:

  • 12 years of age or younger
  • Original story of 750 words or fewer written by the minor.
  • Stories must be dental health-related. Examples of eligible stories include but are not limited to: losing a tooth, getting braces, fun ways to take care of your teeth.
  • Stories will be judged on: creativity, spelling and grammar and staying within the 750-word limit.

All participants must have permission of their parent or legal guardian to participate in the Contest.

PRIZES: Entrants are eligible to receive a prize of an Amazon gift certificate (ARV: $50.00) and MySmileKids themed items. The Winning story will also be published on the MySmileKids website. The Prize winner is not entitled to any surplus between actual value of prize(s) and stated retail value. In the event Delta Dental is unable to award the prize as stated, winner will receive a substitute prize, at Delta Dental’s discretion, of equal or greater value. Selected winner may not transfer prize to another person.

USE OF ALL ENTRIES: All entries become the property of Delta Dental. Delta Dental will not share, reveal or disclose any information about the entrants, except as described below in the section titled.

USE OF WINNING ENTRY: Upon winner accepting the prize, Delta Dental has the right to use their first name, age, city and state of residence on the MySmileKids website. The name, age, city and state will be present on the MySmileKids website for a maximum of three months.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Delta Dental shall not be liable to the winner for failure to supply any prize(s) or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulations(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorist acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other similar or dissimilar cause beyond any of Delta Dental’s control. Delta Dental is not responsible for: (a) lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable, incomplete or indecipherable entries; (b) technical failures of any kinds; (c) failures of any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the drawing; (d) unauthorized human and/or mechanical intervention in any part of the submission process or the Contest; (e) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (f) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from any person’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize.

Delta Dental reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who violates these Official Rules. Delta Dental reserves the right to require any selected person who has entered the Contest to confirm eligibility and help ensure that the use of any Submission will not bring Delta Dental into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Contest as determined by Delta Dental in its sole discretion. Delta Dental has the right to cancel or suspend the Contest, in its sole discretion, or due to circumstances beyond Delta Dental’s control, including natural disasters. Delta Dental may, in its sole discretion, cancel, modify or suspend the Drawing should an unauthorized intervention or other causes beyond Delta Dental’s control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Contest. The laws of the State of California will govern disputes regarding these Official Rules and this Contest. Any attempt to deliberately damage or undermine the legitimate operation or fair play of the Contest may be in violation of criminal and civil laws and will result in disqualification from the Contest. Should such an attempt be made, Delta Dental reserves the right to seek remedies and damages (including attorney fees) to the fullest extent of the law, including criminal prosecution.

WINNER AND RULES: The winner will be notified by telephone or email on or about May 20, 2015, and their first name, age, city and state of residence will be posted to by May 28, 2015 for a period not to exceed three months.

PRIVACY: Information collected from entrant is used to administer the drawing. Entrants’ information will be kept for the duration of the promotional period. After completion of the drawing, all other information will be disposed of. Delta Dental does not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your information to outside parties.

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