TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Patriot Points is a rewards program offered by Turning Point USA® for chartered and verified TPUSA college and high school chapters. For purposes of these rules and regulations (hereinafter “program rules” or “rules”), the terms “Turning Point USA®“, “we”, “us”, and “our” refer to Turning Point USA, and the term “the program” refers to Patriot Points.
The terms “Chapter Chair”, “Chapter Exec. Board Members”, ”you”, and “your” apply to you (as the Chapter Chair) and your chapter’s Exec. Board (as other prize recipients) as participants of Patriot Points; the term “account” refers to your Patriot Points account; and the term “points” refers to your Patriot Points. The term “calendar year” means January 1-December 31 of each year.
TPUSA reserves the right to amend, suspend, or change the program and/or program rules at any time without notice. Turning Point USA reserves the right to end the program within months’ notice. By enrolling and/or participating in Patriot Points, you agree to abide by these rules and regulations.
Chapter Chairs in the Patriot Points program will be granted by Turning Point USA and is for those in a chartered TPUSA High School or College Chapter. Chapter Chairs must nominate themselves separately and may not pool or combine points with other Chapter Chairs. Unless specifically approved by Turning Point USA, students outside a TPUSA chapter may not be nominated and accepted as Chapter Chairs.
Chapter Chairs are responsible for notifying Turning Point USA immediately of any change of name, email address, or phone number. Name and contact information change requests must be done through a new nomination form or contacting a Field Representative.
All reporting and reward redemption in the Patriot Points program are subject to review and adjustment by Turning Point USA, at any time and without notice to the Chapter Chair, to ensure compliance with applicable rules. Any suspected fraud, misrepresentation, misuse, or abuse or violation of applicable rules will result in removal of the Chapter Chair.
Only nominated and approved Chapter Chairs may submit reports. Reports may be submitted anytime, once a day from August 1st – May 31st during the academic school year. Reports may NOT be submitted during the summer, June 1st – July 31st. Chapter Chair activities that may be reported on consists of CHAPTER MEETINGS, EVENTS, COMMUNITY IMPACT, TABLING FOR STUDENT IDS, ACTIVISM ACTIVITIES, CONFERENCE RECRUITMENT, SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS, STORY SUBMISSIONS, and COLLABORATING WITH LIKE-MINDED GROUPS. Turning Point USA reserves the right to add or remove qualifying Chapter Chair activities at any time.
Only Chapter Chair activities that occur during the months of August, September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April, and May qualify to be reported on.
Turning Point USA reserves the right to nullify or make exceptions on a submitted report level of completeness. A complete report is one that is considered to follow all labeled instructions. Turning Point USA can alter the definition of a complete report at any time and reserves the right to reject or ask for further clarification on reported Chapter Chair activities.
EARNING PATRIOT POINTS
Points can be earned from reporting on qualifying Chapter Chair activities (referenced above). The actual number of points earned for each Chapter Chair’s qualifying report is calculated after completion of each report. Turning Point USA reserves the right to add or subtract points based or not based on a Chapter Chair’s Report.
Turning Point USA point values are subject to change at any time and may occur without notice. Chapter Chairs do not acquire property rights in accrued points.
VIEWING PATRIOT POINTS BALANCE
A chapter’s Patriot Points balance is visible on the Turning Point USA website’s Regional Points View page (tpusa.com/regionalpoints), and by locating the region the chapter is located in. Then accessing the regional portal using a password provided by a Field Representative. Points are updated, at minimum, once a week to the regional portals once a report has been submitted and reviewed by Turning Point USA. See above for rules regarding reports and earning points.
REDEEMING PATRIOT POINTS
Points can be redeemed for any of the qualifying rewards listed within the Gold, Silver, and Platinum Tiers. Number of points required to redeem rewards may vary based on demand, reward availability, changes to reward value, and point redemption rate.
A Chapter Chair can use his or her points to redeem rewards for him/herself and their exec. board members; however, the Chapter Chair is solely responsible for the accounting and submission of data proving their chapter has met Patriot Points system requirements, and formally redeeming rewards. Chapter Exec. Board Members receiving grouped rewards redeemed by their corresponding Chapter Chair are not allowed to make changes to the reward redemption process. Chapter Exec. Board Members must contact their Chapter Chair to address anything related to reward redemption.
The number of points required to redeem rewards from all tiers is subject to change at any time until a reward redemption is confirmed. Additionally, Patriot Points rewards cannot be collected or redeemed for rewards between June 1st and July 31st.
TRANSFERRING, ROLL-OVER, AND EXPIRATION OF PATRIOT POINTS
Should a Chapter Chair leave or quit, the chapter’s points will rollover to the next Chapter Chair at the same chapter. Turning Point USA reserves the right to change or alter who is eligible to participate in the program and receive points at any time without notice.
Points may not be gifted or transfered to Chapter Chairs from differing Turning Point USA chapters.
Points rollover from Fall to Spring semester, but point balances are cleared, annually, June 1st. Points must be used or lost by June 1st. Turning Point USA reserves the right to change all dates related to collecting Patriot Points and redeeming Patriot Points rewards at any time without notice.
ADDITIONAL PROGRAM RULES AND REGULATIONS
Turning Point USA may offer “bonus” points or promotional awards at any given time. At no time may a Chapter Chair sell, purchase, redeem, broker, or barter his or her points or rewards. Points or rewards have no cash value and are void if sold, purchased, brokered, or bartered. In addition, such actions may result in the termination of the Chapter Chair and/or the chapter involved.
By enrolling in the Patriot Points program you acknowledge that: the program is not mandatory in order to charter a Turning Point USA chapter.
Any and all matters arising out of or relating to the Patriot Points program rules and/or the subject matter hereof shall be governed by, construed, and enforced in accordance with the laws of the United States of America and, to the extent not preempted by Federal law, the laws of the State of Texas without regard to conflict of law principles, regardless of the legal theory upon which such matter is asserted.
The program rules, together with the Chapter Chair’s enrollment, and the terms and conditions on tpusa.com/PatriotPoints, represent the entire, integrated agreement between the parties relating to the program, and shall supersede all prior representations, understandings or agreements pertaining thereto, either oral or written. No other covenants, warranties, undertakings or understandings may be implied, in law or in equity.