Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

Goodwill Southern California’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest 2021



No purchase necessary to enter or win

1. CONTEST PROMOTIONAL PERIOD. The Goodwill Southern California (GSC) Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest begins December 2, 2021 and ends on December 16, 2021 at 11:59 pm PT (“promotion period”). Each participant agrees to the rules of this contest promotion. GSC has the right to cancel contest promotion at any time.

2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS. Eligibility to win one $100 GSC gift certificate is open to individuals over age 18. Contest promotion is offered and open only to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia. Contest promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, and local laws and regulations. By participating, entrants agree to these official rules and accept decisions of GSC as final. The contest promotion is offered in the United States only and shall be construed and evaluated, according to U.S. federal, state and local laws. Employees of GSC and their families are not eligible to participate. No purchase necessary to win.

3. HOW TO ENTER & GENERAL CONDITIONS. Entrants are eligible to win (one entry per person) by following the below Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest instructions included in our Instagram or Facebook posts published in December 2021:

Instagram contest rules:

  • Follow @GoodwillSoCal
  • Post a photo of you wearing your Ugly Xmas Sweater and tag @GoodwillSoCal + #GoodwillSoCalSweaterContest
  • BONUS points! Share your photo to your Stories and tag @GoodwillSoCal + #GoodwillSoCalSweaterContest
  • Make sure your profile is public so we can see your entry.

Facebook contest rules:

  • Like our Facebook page @GoodwillSoCal
  • In the comments section of the Facebook post, add a photo of you wearing your Ugly Xmas Sweater.
  • Share our Facebook post on your profile (public accounts only).

4. PRIZES/VALUE. Two qualifying prize winners will receive one $100 Goodwill Southern California gift certificate (one Facebook winner; one Instagram winner). No purchase necessary. No reproductions or photocopies of gift certificates will be accepted. GSC gift certificate is only eligible at our retail stores located in L.A. (N. of Rosecrans), Riverside & San Bernardino counties.

5. DRAWING. A winner will be selected at random at the end of the contest. The winner will be notified via Instagram and/or Facebook Messenger at the end of the contest. The winner must respond to GSC within 24 hours of notification and must include full contact information (name, mailing address, home/cell phone numbers, and e-mail address) in order to claim the prize. E-mail address, name, address, and phone number must be accurate to qualify. In the event that GSC does not receive confirmation from the winner within 24 hours, an alternate winner will be selected and notified through the same process. This procedure will continue until GSC notifies and receives confirmation from a winner. The selection of a winner and the prize award is final.

All entrants agree to allow GSC and/or its designees the perpetual right to use his/her name, biographical information, photo, and/or likeness (real or simulated), and statements for contest promotion, advertising, marketing and publicity purposes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, including but not limited to on the world wide web and internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation except where prohibited by law. In this regard, all entrants hereby agree to sign and deliver to GSC any and all documents that GSC may deem necessary or desirable in order to confirm such grant of publicity rights.

6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: GSC is not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any related materials; stolen, fraudulent entries or email; or transactions that are processed or lost due to computer or electronic malfunctions. GSC is not responsible for entries not received or delayed due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outages or delays, computer or mobile device difficulties, or other technological glitches. By entering the contest promotion, entrant releases GSC against any claims and liabilities arising from this contest promotion.

7. SPONSOR is Goodwill Southern California. Any questions or comments shall be directed to To receive a list of the Winners, send an email to