Official Rules - Buckshot Sweepstakes
Important: Please read these Official Rules before entering this online Promotion (the "Promotion"). By entering this online Promotion, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS PROMOTION.
Eligibility. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. PROMOTION VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. PROMOTION OPEN ONLY TO RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES (excluding residents of Alaska; Culver, California; Los Angeles, California; Oakland, California; Sacramento, California; San Francisco, California; Connecticut; Hawaii; Illinois; Massachusetts; New York; Rhode Island; and Washington D.C.) WHO ARE OVER THE AGE OF 21 (OR THE AGE OF MAJORITY UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, WHICHEVER IS OLDER). IF YOU DO NOT MEET ANY OF THESE REQUIREMENTS, OR ANY OTHER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN A PRIZE AND MIDWAYUSA, INC. ("SPONSOR") RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO AWARD PRIZES TO YOU. To be eligible to win a prize, entries must be completed and received by Sponsor in the manner and format described below. Directors, officers and employees of Sponsor and any of their respective parent companies, affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors, advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate families of each are not eligible to win any prizes. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
- Disclaimer. Sponsor, Facebook, Inc., all participating sponsors, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies (collectively, the "Released Parties") will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted, garbled or distorted or damaged transmissions or entries; (b) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer- or communications-related malfunctions or failures; (c) any Promotion disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor or by non-authorized human intervention; or (d) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Promotion.
- Promotion Period. The Promotion starts at 02:00 PM (all times Central Time) on January 16, 2015 and ends at 10:00 AM on January 30, 2015 (the "Promotion Period"). All entries must be received during the Promotion Period and meet other requirements in these Official Rules to be eligible to win a prize.
Prize. Five winners will each receive a prize pack consisting of:
One case (250 rounds) of Estate Ammunition 12 Gauge 2-3/4” 00 Buckshot 9 Pellets (approximate retail value ("ARV"): $189.99). Total ARV of all prizes awarded: $949.95
- Odds; Taxes; Etc. Odds; Taxes; Etc. Odds of winning a prize depend on number of eligible entries received. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. All prizes will be awarded. If a prize is returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within 30 days after delivery of notification, it will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Prizes are not transferable. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prize will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize. Limit one prize per household or address. The prizes are awarded "AS IS" and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).
- Identity of Entrant. In the event of a dispute about the identity of the entrant, entries made online will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the Facebook account or email address used at time of entry. An authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a Facebook account or email account by Facebook or relevant email provider. The potential winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the Facebook account associated with the winning entry.
How to Enter. To enter, you must enter via one of the following methods:
Facebook Entry Method: To enter via this method, take the following steps during the Promotion Period:
- If you do not already have a Facebook account, simply visit Facebook.com or the Facebook mobile app to register for an account;
- Log into your Facebook account and visit the MidwayUSA Facebook page at www.facebook.com/OfficialMidwayUSA;
- Reply to the Buckshot Sweepstakes Facebook post with a video (30 seconds or less), photo, or comment (50 words or less) that best represents how you enjoy shooting 00 buckshot (the “Submission”);
- All Submissions must include the hashtag #BuckshotSweepstakes
Limit one entry per person. If any entrant is found to have used multiple or different Facebook or email accounts, or other applicable accounts to submit more than one entry per person, such entrant will be disqualified. Your entry, including any Submissions, must not: (a) violate any third-party rights, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademark rights, or rights of privacy and publicity; (b) contain defamatory statements; (c) include threats to any person, place, business, or group; (d) be obscene or indecent or otherwise inconsistent with Sponsor’s brand image; (e) depict any risky behavior, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; or (f) contain any third-party trademarks or logos.
All requested information must be provided for your entry to be valid. Entries, including Submissions, become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. All entrants and entries are subject to verification by Sponsor.All requested information must be provided for your entry to be valid. Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. All entrants and entries are subject to verification by Sponsor. By entering the Promotion, you consent to being placed on an email mailing list for promotional and other purposes.
- Promotion Rules. The prizewinners will be determined by the number of “Likes” received on their posted Submissions, which will be counted at 10:00 AM on January 30, 2015. The top five eligible posts, based on number of “Likes,” will be selected as the potential winners, subject to verification and other requirements in these Official Rules. The potential winner(s) will be notified via Phone, Email or Facebook by February 06, 2015. To claim a prize, the potential winners must follow the instructions contained in their notification. Any entrant who uses unfair or fraudulent methods to obtain additional votes, or otherwise attempts to vote with multiple Facebook accounts or e-mail addresses under multiple identities, or uses any device or artifice to vote multiple times or helps, incentivizes, suggests, or encourages others to take any of these methods will be subject from disqualification from the Promotion in Sponsor’s sole discretion. In the unlikely event of a tie, the relevant winner(s) will be determined by random drawing at Sponsor’s corporate offices.
- License to Submissions. By entering the Promotion and submitting a Submission, you hereby grant to Sponsor a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, nonexclusive license to publish, reproduce, display, perform, distribute, adapt, edit, modify, translate, create derivative works based upon, and otherwise use and sublicense your Submission, or any portion thereof, in connection with the Promotion and for other entertainment, instruction/education advertising, marketing and promotional purposes, and to incorporate Submissions, in whole or in part, into other works in any manner, form, media or technology now known or later developed. Sponsor will have no obligation to publish or use or retain any Submission you submit or to return any such Submission to you. You agree that it is your sole responsibility to obtain all permissions and releases necessary for the grant of the rights contained in this paragraph. You agree to take, at Sponsor's expense, any further action (including, without limitation, execution of affidavits and other documents) reasonably requested by Sponsor to effect, perfect or confirm Sponsor's rights as set forth above in this paragraph. You will not be entitled to compensation for any use by Sponsor, or its agents, licensees or assignees, of your Submission.
- Original Work of Authorship. You hereby warrant and represent that (a) you own all rights in and to the Submission submitted by you (including, without limitation, all copyright and other intellectual property rights) or that you have obtained all rights, permissions and consents necessary to enter your Submission as part of the Promotion and grant the rights to Sponsor specified in these Official Rules (including, but not limited to, the rights to use names, images, and likenesses of any third party referenced or appearing in the Submission); and (b) the Submission is an original work of authorship on your part and has not been copied, in whole or in part, from any other work and does not violate, misappropriate or infringe any copyright, trademark or other proprietary right of any other person or entity.
- No Facebook Endorsement. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Inc. You understand that by participating, you are providing your information to Sponsor, not to Facebook. You understand that by using and interacting with www.facebook.com, you are subject to the terms, conditions, and policies that govern the use of www.facebook.com. You should therefore review the applicable terms and policies for www.facebook.com, including privacy and data gathering practices, before using or interacting with Facebook.
- General Release. By entering the Promotion, you release Sponsor and all Released Parties from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Promotion or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.
- Selection of Prizes. Actual model, color, size and features of each prize awarded will be selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion and may vary from photos used in print, electronic, or online advertising, including the Sponsor web site.
- Use of Winner Name, Likeness, etc. Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Promotion constitutes permission to use each winner's name, Facebook name, hometown, persona, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for entertainment, instruction/education, advertising, marketing, and promotional purposes without further permission or compensation. As a condition of being awarded any prize, except where prohibited by law, each winner may be required to execute a consent to the use of their name, Facebook name, hometown, persona, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for entertainment, instruction/education, advertising, marketing, and promotional purposes without further permission or compensation.
- Affidavit & Release. As a condition of being awarded any prize, each winner may be required to execute and deliver to Sponsor a signed affidavit of eligibility and acceptance of these Official Rules and release of liability, and any other legal, regulatory, or tax-related documents required by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
- Winner List; Rules Request. For a copy of the winner list, send a stamped, self-addressed, business-size envelope after January 30, 2015 and before January 30, 2016 to Sponsor at the address listed below, Attn: MidwayUSA Buckshot Sweepstakes Winner List. To obtain a copy of these rules, send a stamped, self-addressed business-size envelope to Sponsor at the address listed below, Attn: MidwayUSA Buckshot Sweepstakes Rules Request. Residents of VT may omit return postage.
- Intellectual Property Notice. MIDWAYUSA is a trademark of MidwayUSA, Inc. The Promotion and all accompanying materials are copyright ©2015 by MidwayUSA, Inc. All rights reserved.
- Miscellaneous. The Promotion and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the State of Missouri. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Promotion or any entrant's participation in the Promotion should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor's control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Promotion, or Sponsor otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Promotion as planned. Entrants who violate these Official Rules, violate any law, rule or regulation in connection with participation in the Promotion, tamper with the operation of the Promotion or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to Sponsor, the Promotion or any other entrant (in each case as determined in Sponsor's sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Promotion. Any provision of these Official Rules deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain in effect. If you have any questions about these Official Rules or the Promotion, please e-mail them to sweepstakes@MidwayUSA.com or send written questions to the address listed below, Attn: MidwayUSA Buckshot Sweepstakes Questions.
- Sponsor: MidwayUSA, Inc., 5875 West Van Horn Tavern Rd., Columbia, MO 65203.