Black Velvet Ultimate Sportsman Gear Sweepstakes
OFFICIAL RULES - NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING.
ELIGIBILITY: The Black Velvet Ultimate Sportsman Gear Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is only open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the date of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Officers, directors and employees of Black Velvet Import Co. (“Sponsor”), its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensed alcoholic beverage retailers and wholesalers, and other alcoholic beverage licensees, advertising and production agencies, Votigo Inc. (“Electronic Media Firm”), Sweepstakes Consulting, LLC, and members of their immediate families and those living in the same household are not eligible to participate. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
TIMING: The Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 am on September 1, 2018 and ends at 11:00 pm on October 31, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”). All times are Pacific Time or “PT.” Limit of one (1) entry per person or email address per day. Electronic Media Firm’s computer is timekeeping device for Sweepstakes online entries.
PRIZE and Approximate Retail Value or “ARV”: a $5,000.00 Visa® gift card; terms and conditions on gift card apply. Prize does not include alcoholic beverages. Any expenses not mentioned above are the winner’s responsibility. No substitution for prize except as may be necessary due to unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash. Taxes are the winner’s responsibility. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
WINNER will be selected on or about November 1, 2018 in a random drawing conducted under the supervision of Sweepstakes Consulting, LLC, an independent agency whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Potential winner will be notified by email and required to complete and notarize an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release that must be returned within seven (7) days of the date on the notification or an alternate winner will be selected. As required by law, for any prize $600 and over, the Prize Winner is required to furnish his or her social security number that will be used only for the purpose of reporting the Winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service. A 1099 Miscellaneous Tax Form will be issued to the winner for the actual value of the Prize for the tax year when the prize is awarded. Any prize notification or prize returned as undeliverable will be awarded to an alternate winner. Prize acceptance constitutes permission (except where prohibited) to use winner’s name, photographs, and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation.
GENERAL TERMS: Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Participants, by participating in this Sweepstakes, hereby waive and release, and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, Electronic Media Firm, Sweepstakes Consulting, LLC, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, from and against, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that they may have, or which may arise, against any of them for any liability for any matter, cause of thing whatsoever, including but not limited to any injury, loss, damage, whether direct, compensatory, incidental or consequential, to person, including death and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or inability to use a prize in the Sweepstakes, or their participation in the Sweepstakes, or their participation in any Sweepstakes or prize related activity. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or illegible entries or Internet technical, hardware, software, telephone, or transmission failures of any kind, which may limit a person’s ability to enter the Sweepstakes. Proof of entry, such as a copy of “Thank You” page, does not confirm actual receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from entering or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend advertising the Sweepstakes on the Internet should a computer virus, unauthorized intervention or other cause corrupt the integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or modify the Sweepstakes or online portion thereof, if, at any time, Sponsor’s phone and/or online service is no longer available or compromised by any virus, bug, or other intervention beyond Sponsor’s control. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant found to be disrupting the operation of the Sweepstakes or its web site or to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. If the integrity of the Internet portion of the Sweepstakes is compromised in any manner, Sponsor reserves the right to modify Sweepstakes and randomly select a winner from valid entries received that are unaffected by the problem. Only the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, eligible prize claims. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any online entrant, entrant will be deemed the individual identified on the online entry form. No transfer or assignment of entries is permitted. Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials, and terms and conditions stated in the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. All issues and questions concerning these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New York State, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of New York State or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than New York State.
WINNER’S LIST: For the winner’s name, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: The Black Velvet Ultimate Sportsman Gear Winner’s List, PO Box 25309, Rochester, NY 14625-0309.
SPONSOR: Black Velvet Import Co., Canandaigua, NY.
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