NYCC Survival Tips - Enter now!

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It's that time again - the joyful madness that is New York Comic Con. God knows we love it, but it can be a little trying to get through the weekend in one piece. So we want your best tips on how to survive the con mostly unscathed - what to eat, what to wear, how to avoid crowds, how to get into the most in-demand panels, how to avoid con crud, and more. And the winner will get a Suvudu totebag packed with books! Intrigued? Inspired? Read on for the full rules, and then click here to view other entries and submit your own!

To enter a contest in the Suvudu Universe, you'll first need a contributor account if you don't already have one. Entering the contest is as simple as logging into your Contributor Dashboard and submitting a post tagged 'nycc survival.' Your post must be your own original writing and/or photography. You can write about strategies, products, or any general tips you have for making it through a con in one piece. Once your post is up, get your friends and followers to vote on it. Only one vote per person/per email address/per day will be counted towards your final tally (duplicate votes will be disqualified). The vote standings on this page only update about once an hour. Submissions and voting are open through 10/16. Universe editors will then make the final decision about the winner by 10/20. We are looking for originality, quality writing, and poignancy/humor. Our decision will incorporate the results of the public vote. Finally, make sure to read the official rules below. All entries will be reviewed to ensure all official rules have been followed before a winner is selected.

HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter by submitting a post with your best tips on the Suvudu Universe tagged with "nycc survival" and containing the tracking pixel code in the submission form. Submissions must be received before 12:00 AM Midnight (ET) October 16th, 2014. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON.

Sponsor is not responsible for computer malfunctions, including but not limited to any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission or communications line failure; or theft, destruction or unauthorized access to entrant’s computer. Forms that contain errors, are incomplete or corrupted will not be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify entries from anyone tampering with the entry process.

ELIGIBILITY: This sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico) over the age of 18 at time of entry. All federal, state, and local regulations apply. Void where prohibited. Employees of Random House LLC its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, and agencies, and their immediate family members and persons living in their household are not eligible to enter this sweepstakes.


One (1) Grand Prize Winners will receive: 1 Suvudu tote bag and 5-7 Penguin Random House sci-fi/fantasy books (specific titles subject to availability). Approximate retail value: $100.00.

If for any reason all or part of the prize is not available or cannot be fulfilled, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, including, but not limited to, cash equivalent. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be assigned. No prize or cash substitutes allowed, except at the discretion of the Sponsor as set forth above.


One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be chosen by October 20, 2014, from all eligible entries received by the entry deadline. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Sponsor will notify Winner by email. Winner will be required to email provide his/her address for mailing of the prize within five (5) days from notification. If a winner notification of the Prize is returned as undeliverable, or if a Winner fails to timely respond to the notification or declines the Prize, the Prize will be awarded to an alternate winner, selected in a random drawing among the remaining entries.

WINNER LIST: For the names of the Winners, available after October 25, 2014, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Suvudu Universe NYCC Sweepstakes, attn: Emily Hughes, Penguin Random House LLC, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019 by November 1, 2014.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating in this sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by these official rules. Sponsor is not responsible for injury or damage to any computer, other equipment, or person relating to or resulting from participation in the sweepstakes. Entrants release Sponsor, its agencies, and assigns from any liability, damage and/or loss resulting from participating in this sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, use or misuse of the prize. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to publish, post online, or otherwise refer to the names of the Winners in any and all forms and media throughout the world, and for any and all publicity or promotional purposes, without obligation or compensation, except where prohibited by law.

SPONSOR: Suvudu Universe, a division of Random House LLC, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.

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