Enter the ExploreLearning bulletin board challenge and get rewarded! 

ExploreLearning® is a Charlottesville, VA based company that develops online solutions to improve student learning in math and science.


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NOT OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.  For a copy of these Official Rules, please visit https://web.explorelearning.com/bulletin-board-bonanza/.

ENTRY PERIOD.  The ExploreLearning® 2023 Bulletin Board Bonanza Contest (this “Contest”) begins on January 1, 2023 at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time and ends on December 31, 2023 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time (the “Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Contest.

ELIGIBILITY. This Contest is not open to the general public and offered only to teachers, or educators (“Entrant”) who are: (1) legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico; (2) at least 18 years old (or the age of majority in their state if higher than 18) at the time of entry; (3) are current users of either ExploreLearning® Reflex® or FRAX™ (“EL Solution”); and (4) are currently full or part-time employees at a School or school district located in the United States or Puerto Rico. A “School” is defined as kindergarten through 12th grade public or charter school in the United States that is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Tax Code or is a registered public school with the national Center for Educational Statistics.

 Employees, officers, directors or agents of Sponsor and its affiliate companies, as well as their immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee of such entities are ineligible to enter.  This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, municipal and local laws and regulations. Void in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Territories and Possessions, and where prohibited or restricted by law.

HOW TO ENTER.  During the Entry Period, Entrant can post an image or video of the Entrant’s unique bulletin board created by them showing how they measure student or class progress in the EL Solution(s) (“Entry”) to Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, or Twitter with the hashtag #ELBulletinBonanza23.  Entrants may also email their Entry to outreach@explorelearning.com. Entrant can submit an Entry each month during the Entry Period for a chance to win. Additional Entry Requirements:

Entries must not include images or videos which include students or other individuals for which Entrant has not received consent to do so. Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of consent if any submissions contain any distinguishing features of other individuals.

Entries must not infringe on the intellectual property or other proprietary rights of a third party.

Entries must not include any individual who is not the Entrant, including but not limited to students, whom the Entrant does not have the rights to post.

ENTRIES.  There is a limit of one (1) entry per month per Entrant. Limit of two (2) prizes per Entrant. Any automated confirmation of submission will not constitute proof of actual receipt of an entry by Sponsor.  Entries cannot contain profanity, violence, threatening language, illegal or offensive material, derogatory or defamatory comments, or be inappropriate, indecent or obscene as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.  Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image and may not violate the privacy rights or publicity rights of any person or otherwise infringe upon any person’s or entity’s intellectual property, personal or proprietary rights.  All non-conforming entries will be disqualified, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Any incomplete or garbled entries will be disqualified.  You agree to hold Sponsor harmless in the event that your entry violates any third-party intellectual property, publicity or privacy rights.  Once submitted, all entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. By responding to the survey, you acknowledge and agree that: (i) Sponsor may use or not use and product improvement suggestions in entries in its discretion; (ii) Sponsor is under no obligation to attribute any product improvement ideas to any particular entrant; and (iii) it is possible that Sponsor, its employees and agents have independently developed similar concepts on their own.

PRIZE(S). Sponsor will award twelve (12) prizes. Prize is one (1) $25 Amazon® gift card (Approximate Retail Value: $25).  Gift cards are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Gift cards may expire or incur fees if not fully used within a specified period of time as indicated by the issuer. Check the terms of the card promptly upon receipt. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.  Limit two (2) prizes per person.  Sponsor makes no representation to any winner as to the fitness or suitability of a prize for any purpose, and Sponsor hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize.

SELECTION OF WINNERS; NOTIFICATION. Each month, a panel of judges, consisting of personnel representing the Sponsor, will evaluate and score each Entry based on the following criteria (“Criteria”): (a) uniqueness and creativity and (b) quality of Entry.  All entries must conform to these Official Rules to be eligible.  The Sponsor reserves the right to now award a prize if, in its sole and absolute discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries. By entering this Contest, each entrant consents to be contacted via direct message on the social media platform or email used to submit the Entry, in Sponsor’s discretion, for purposes relating to this Contest. A potential winner is required to respond within two (2) days of Sponsor’s initial notification attempts.  A potential winner may be required to sign, have notarized and return an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity release and IRS Form W-9 (Request for Taxpayer Identification) within five (5) business days of potential winner’s receipt of such documents to claim a prize. Winner may also be required to provide a copy of winner’s driver license for eligibility verification. Winners may also be asked to provide testimonials or additional information about the winning entry and their school. If potential winner (1) cannot be contacted; (2) fails to reply to notification within two (2) days of notification; (3) fails to comply with these Official Rules; and/or (4) does not return any required documentation or eligibility verification by the due date, then the potential winner may be disqualified and the prize forfeited and Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner from the remaining eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Sponsor shall not be held responsible for any delays in awarding a prize for any reason.  Please allow up to thirty (30) days for prize delivery after winner verification. Prize is non-transferable. No prize substitution or cash equivalent of any prize is permitted, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion, and then only for a prize of equal or greater value.  All taxes or expenses, including, without limitation, sales tax, federal, state and local income tax, and any other costs incurred in claiming or using prize, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. 

GENERAL TERMS.  Any attempted form of participation in the Contest other than as described in these Official Rules is void.  Entries received from an entrant in excess of the stated limitation will be void.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address.  If it is discovered that an entrant attempts to receive additional entries in excess of the stated limitation, including, without limitation, if an entrant is found to use multiple email addresses or social accounts to enter this Contest, then the entrant may, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, be disqualified from the Contest.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner or entrant, the winner or entrant will be the person who is the authorized account holder of the social media account or email address used to enter the Contest.  The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual found, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to be tampering with the operation of the Contest, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike manner or with the intent to disrupt the normal operation of the Contest.  Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third party, or like methods to participate in the Contest may void any attempted participation effected by such methods and result in the disqualification of the individual utilizing the same.  CAUTION AND WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE CONTEST OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

LIMITS ON LIABILITY. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all respects. By entering, entrants acknowledge and agree that Sponsor, its affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agencies (the “Released Parties”) are not responsible and shall have no liability for: (a) entries that contain incomplete or inaccurate information or do not otherwise comply with these Official Rules; (b) entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged, garbled, misdirected, or otherwise not received by Sponsor or its agents for any reason; (c) any typographical or other error in any materials relating to this Contest; (d) any problems or technical malfunctions, or causes beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest.  Except where prohibited by law, by participating, entrants and winners agree to, and hereby waive, release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against (1) any and all claims, actions, and/or liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever and of any kind with respect to or in any way arising from entry or participation in the Contest and/or in any Contest-related activity and/or use of the prize, including, without limitation, property damage, liability for personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death caused, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize, and (2) for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (i) tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Contest; or (ii) acting in violation of these Official Rules.  If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that this Contest cannot be executed as planned, including, but not limited to, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, or if this Contest is compromised in any way, electronically or otherwise, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate this Contest, and to award the prize by a random drawing from all eligible entries received prior to the date of cancellation or suspension. 

PRIVACY. Any personal information collected from an entrant’s participation in the Contest is subject to use in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy available at https://apps.explorelearning.com/account/gizmos/privacy.   

PUBLICITY RELEASE. By entering the Contest, Entrant grants Sponsor and its designees the perpetual worldwide right to use and/or publish Entrant’s name, biographical information, photos, videos, voice, and/or other likeness, entry and any statements, provided as part of this Contest, in whole or in part, for promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, without additional compensation or notice to entrant, or review or approval by entrant, except where prohibited by law.

GOVERNING LAW; FORUM. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Virginia.  If any part of these Official Rules is deemed to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the balance of the Official Rules shall remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.  Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by a federal or state court located in Virginia; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN FOR ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES, AND ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED.

SPONSOR.   The “Sponsor” and administrator of this Contest is ExploreLearning, 110 Avon Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, or Twitter.

WINNER LIST. To receive a winner list or copy of these Official Rules, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Sponsor within three (3) months after the Entry Period ends, which is March 1, 2024. Please address the request to Sponsor at: ExploreLearning, Contest Information Request, 110 Avon Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902.

ExploreLearning ® 2023 Bulletin Board Bonanza Contest


Use #ELBulletinBonanza23 
to submit your board

What is the challenge?

Show off the innovative ways you track Reflex and Frax usage in your classroom with ExploreLearning’s Bulletin Board Challenge! Create an engaging bulletin board that motivates students to work on their math skills, and get rewarded for your creativity. Each month, we will select a winner who will receive a prize.

How do you enter?

  • Post a photo of your class’s Reflex or Frax bulletin board, on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
  • Tag us in your post and use the hashtag #ELBulletinBonanza23
  • Make sure your page is public so we can see your post. 
  • Alternatively, you can submit your photos through outreach@explorelearning.com.
  • One monthly winner will be chosen in 2023, based on compiled submissions.  
  • Teachers may submit one bulletin board per month.
  • Applicants must be from the U.S. or Puerto Rico to be eligible to win.

What are the requirements?

Your bulletin board must include a way to track individual students’ or classroom’s progress in Reflex or Frax.

Great bulletin boards should…  

  • Be visually appealing 
  • Follow a theme
  • Involve every student in your class

What will you win?

The top 3 gingerbread houses will be chosen and awarded a sweet prize!

  • Grand Prize - $200 Amazon gift card 
  • First Prize - $100 Amazon gift card 
  • Second Prize - $50 Amazon gift card

ExploreLearning was founded in 1999 by educators looking for new ways to inspire students and help them succeed. We make innovative math and science online solutions that are fun to use and really work. Gizmos®️, Reflex®️, Frax®️, Science4Us®️ are used in classrooms in every state and over 50 countries worldwide.

About ExploreLearning

Any additional questions, please email us at outreach@explorelearning.com 

What will you win?

One bulletin board will be chosen and awarded a $25 Amazon gift card each month.

Discover Featured Bulletin Boards 

Gain inspiration and browse our gallery of teacher submitted bulletin boards.




March Winner, Submitted by Leslie F.