School of Cloth Rules

2016 School of Cloth OFFICIAL RULES

Eligibility US and Canada (excluding Quebec) Residents Only:

The Real Diaper Association School of Cloth Contest (the “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty United States (including D.C.) and Canadian provinces (excluding Quebec), who are at the age of majority at time of entry. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Employees, officers and directors of Real Diaper Association (“RDA”) and of sponsors, as well as their immediate family members and those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to participate in this Contest. Subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, and local laws and regulations.

How to Enter:

Attend a class held by a participating active Real Diaper Association business donor or Real Diaper Circle Leader. Provide your name and email address to the class host who will submit all participant names directly to the Real Diaper Association via the official contest form (link to form provided to registered class hosts via email). NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

Contest Period 10/1 – 10/31, 2016:

Classes eligible for the Contest must occur between 12:00 AM U.S. Pacific Time (“PT”) on October 1, 2016 and 11:59 PM PT on October 31, 2016. All entries must be submitted to the Real Diaper Association by active RDA business donors or active Real Diaper Circle Leaders by 11:59PM PT on November 2, 2016. RDA’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Contest.

Multiple entries per contestant allowed:

Each Contestant may attend as many classes as they want during the Contest Period for additional entries.


On November 3, 2016 at 10:00 AM PT, the Contest Administrator will randomly select ten potential winners from the list of participants at all School of Cloth classes across the US and Canada.


Potential winners will be notified on or about November 3, 2016 by email using the contact information given at the time of entry. Each potential winner will be required to complete a math skill question. Qualifying winners will then be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release within five (5) days from the date of the notification. If the qualifying winner does not return such documentation within the required timeframe, then he/she will be disqualified and RDA will select another winner.


Each winner will receive a cloth diaper prize (valued at approximately $100) as well as the opportunity to select a cloth diaper charity from the RDA list of qualifying cloth diaper charities to receive a matching prize. (Winners will not receive the tax benefit of the donation.)

Total value of all prizes to be awarded (to individuals AND charities) is approximately $5000. No cash equivalent and all prizes are nontransferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the RDA’s sole discretion. RDA reserves the right to substitute any listed prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.

Odds of Winning:

The odds of winning the Contest are a function of the number of participants at all classes at all registered host locations across the United States and Canada during the month of October, 2016.

Privacy Policy:

Any information provided to the RDA through participation in the Contest is used by the RDA and participating sponsors only to communicate with the Contestant as needed and for the winners list. The contact and personal information of the Contestant is never sold, rented, nor otherwise given away or distributed without consent from the Contestant. By entering or participating in this contest, Contestant agrees that if he/she wins, his/her first and last name and city of residence will be posted on the RDA website.

General Conditions:

By entering or participating in the Contest, Contestants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. RDA assumes no responsibility for electronic hardware, programming or software malfunctions, or failures, or line connections, accessibility or availability, or technical failures of any kind, or unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of any entry or other information, or for the failure to capture any such information. RDA is not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Contestant’s participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. Further, if, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by virus, bugs, worms, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of RDA, may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, RDA reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest, and select the winners for the Contest, from the entries received prior to the action taken or in other such manner as deemed fair and appropriate by RDA. RDA reserves the right to disqualify any entries that are not in keeping with their mission to promote reusable cloth diapers, and all disqualifications will be at their sole discretion.

Contestants, by participating in this Contest, hereby waive and release, and agree to hold harmless RDA and Contest Sponsors, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, advertising and promotions agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, from and against, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that they may have, or which may arise, against any of them for any liability for any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, including but not limited to any injury, loss, damage, whether direct, compensatory, incidental or consequential, to person, including death and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize in the Contest, or their participation in the Contest.

The Contest, prizes and winning of such prizes are void where prohibited by law. The Contestant assumes the total responsibility of knowing if they are subject to any local, state or national laws. RDA accepts no responsibility for making these individual legal determinations. Any dispute regarding these rules or the results of this contest shall be governed by California law and the venue for any proceeding arising hereunder shall be the appropriate court in San Diego County, California.

Additions or changes to these rules may be made at the RDA's discretion at any time.

A list of winners will be posted on the RDA website on or about November 10, 2016. Or you may request a list of winners by mail by contacting the Real Diaper Association at or writing to the Real Diaper Association at 3401 Adams Ave, Ste. A, PMB 155, San Diego, CA 92116.