NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. THE FOLLOWING CONTEST IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF U.S. ONLY, WHO MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS (AS DEFINED IN THE RULES BELOW). VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED. DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU DO NOT FALL WITHIN THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BELOW.
Contest is governed by these official rules ("Official Rules"). By participating, each entrant agrees to the Official Rules.
CONTEST NAME: Register to win One Year of Car Payments. Max amount of $3,500.00 (the "contest”\" ).
CONTEST DATES: Contest registration will begin at 9:00 am Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Monday February 18th, 2013 and end at 11:59pm (EST) on March 31st , 2013 (the “Registration Period”). Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
ELIGIBILITY – WHO MAY ENTER: Contest is open to legal residents of the U.S., and who are aged 18 or older as of date of entry and have a vaid driver’s license, except the following classes of persons who are not eligible to enter:
a. Employees, officers, and directors of Auction Direct USA (“Sponsor”), each of their respective franchisees, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this promotion (collectively “Released Parties”) and the members of the immediate families or households of any of the above, whether or not related. “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes of this promotion, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grand children (including step grand children) and each of their respective spouses.
HOW TO ENTER – One Way:
1. Fill out a registration form at any Auction Direct USA location and place in the store contest registration box. Registrations must be completed by March 31st , 2013 to qualify.
2. No Purchase Necessary: Entries must be received by 3/31/13. Each entry must be original and handwritten. Incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified
WINNER SELECTION & NOTIFICATION: On or about 4/2/2013 a random drawing shall be conducted from among all eligible entries received from all entry methods combined to select a total of one (1) potential prize winner from each Auction Direct USA location. (See prize description below). Decisions of the Contest Administrator in the selection and determination of prize winner and all matters relating to this contest are final and binding in all respects.
Winners will be notified by mail, by phone or in person at Contest Administrator’s option. Prize award date(s) promoted may be adjusted to accommodate travel arrangements and scheduling conflicts. Entrant named on winning entry will be considered the winner. Winner will be contacted and must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility within 5 days or an alternate winner will be randomly selected from all remaining eligible entries. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name and photograph in television commercials, in website promotions, and for other promotional purposes, unless prohibited by law. Parent or Legal Guardian must act for a minor.
If the selected participant does not meet the eligibility requirements, or elects to decline the prize, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner will be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above. Any disqualified participant will not receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation.
All of the following will apply to the grand prize winner: 1) grand prize winner will be required to complete and return, within 5 days of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form, an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability/publicity release (where permitted); and a W-9 form; 2) grand prize winner will be required to present a copy of a valid driver’s license as a condition of receiving any prize; and 3) grand prize winner will be responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on all prizes awarded, and will receive a 1099 form for value of prize award. Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If forfeited for any reason, grand prize winner will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.
GRAND PRIZE – Maximum of one (1) prize award per store: The grand prize winner will receive: One Year of Car Payments to a maximum value of $3,500.
All other costs and expenses related to prize acceptance and delivery and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of each Prize winner, including but not limited to all taxes and delivery fees. All income, federal, state and local taxes are each Prize winner’s sole responsibility. All prize awards are non-transferable and no cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at Administrator’s sole discretion or as provided herein. Administrator reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.
All properly claimed prizes will be awarded. Prize winner(s) will be required to complete and return a W-9 form (if prize value exceeds $600.00), affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity release, and present a valid driver’s license and social security card before prize will be awarded. Winners of prizes greater than $600.00 will be issued a 1099 form reflecting the value of the prize(s) and are responsible for paying all taxes on prize(s). Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If forfeited for any reason, contestant will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation.
Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If forfeited for any reason, grand prize winner will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.
Additional Rules & Restrictions: By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. In the event an entrant wins the prize, and is later found to be in violation of these rules he/she will be required to forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after he/she has used the prize. Participation in Contest constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use each entrant’s name, city and state of residence and likeness for purposes of advertising and trade in any and all media now or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without limitation or further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible for the prize and all associated entries will be void.
By participating, entrants agree to release and hold all Released Parties harmless from any claims, losses, actions, or damages of any kind, whether actual, incidental or consequential, for injury (including but not limited to death), damages, losses or expenses arising out of or relating to entrant’s participation in this Contest, or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of the prize (including any injury or harm resulting from use of the vehicle), or participation in prize-related activities and to assume all liability therefor. Released Parties shall not be responsible for mechanical, technical, printing, typographical, human, or other errors or problems relating to or in connection with the Contests, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Contest-related materials. If for any reason this Contest (or any portion thereof) is not capable of running as planned due to tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Contest (or any portion thereof), Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest (or any portion thereof). If terminated, Sponsor reserves the right, at its discretion, to select the potential winner from among all non-suspect eligible entries received up to time of such action. Sponsor also reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, who disrupts the administration or proper play of this Contest, intends to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor or Contest representative or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules and void all associated entries. Released Parties shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, any actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment failure, terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, or any other cause.
IN CASE OF DISPUTES: By participating, each participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court within the State of New York; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, and in no event will participant be entitled to receive attorneys' fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
Official Rules & Winners List: For a copy of these Official Rules or the name of prize winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 4/8/2013 to: Auction Direct USA One Year of Car Payments Contest,100 Corporate Woods Suite 160 Rochester NY 14623. PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting: Official Rules or Winners List.
Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Auction Direct USA, 100 Corporate Woods, Suite 160, Rochester, NY 14623.