“Bring Avery Home” Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. “Bring Avery Home” Sweepstakes, (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m., Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 25, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m., (“ET”) on November 29, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Sweepstakes is sponsored by Banded Holdings, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), 1710 Powell St., Springdale, AR 72764.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States (including DC) who have the age of majority in his or her state or territory of residence and as of the time of entry and who can validate that they have experience in the sport of hunting. Employees, officers and representatives of the Sponsor, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotion agencies, along with Mossy Pond Retriever Training, Honey Brake Hunting Lodge (“Prize Providers”) and the American Sweepstakes & Promotion Co. Inc. (“Administrator”) (collectively, “Released Parties”) and members of the immediate family (mother, father, sons, daughters and spouse, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these official rules. Void in Puerto Ricond where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period eligible Participants will be invited to visit the Sponsor’s online promotional entry form during the Sweepstakes Period located http://www.bringaveryhome.com. Once there they will need to fill out and submit all the required fields on the entry page to gain one (1) Sweepstakes entry. At the end of the Sweepstakes period a random drawing will take place to determine the Grand Prize winner.
LIMIT one (1) Sweepstakes Entry per person, per email address will be allowed. Once submitted, an Entry cannot be deleted, canceled, or modified. Each properly completed and received Entry will receive one (1) Sweepstakes Entry. The Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, misdirected, or delayed entries. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
PRIZE DETERMINATION AND NOTIFICATION: At the end of the Sweepstakes Period, a random drawing will take place on or about December 5, 2017, from all those that entered the sweepstakes by American Sweepstakes & Promotion Co. (“the Administrator”) an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The odds of winning a prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received. The winners will be contacted by the email address and/or telephone number that they provided on their entry form.
PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a prize package that includes Avery, the hunting dog, a 3-year old who has been trained as a gun dog by Mossy Pond Retriever Training. Also included in the prize package is a hunt at Honey Brake Hunting Lodge located in Jonesville, LA, for winner and up to three (3) guests, one (1) Benelli Super Black Eagle 3 Shotgun, one (1) Gunner Kennels G1 Dog Kennel, one (1) SportDOG Field Trainer Remote Collar, and four (4) RedZone Waders and four (4) White River Jackets for winner and their three (3) guests from Banded Holdings. A travel stipend of $1,300 to cover the winner’s travel needed to pick up Avery, the hunting dog, will also be included. Approximate Retail Value of total prize package is $10,000.
PRIZE VERIFICATION & CONDITIONS: The Potential Grand Prize winner will be required to provide some proof in writing that they have experience in the sport of hunting. This will include providing a copy of a valid hunting license. Also the Grand Prize winner may be required to submit to a confidential background check. Such background check may include (but is not limited to) investigation of criminal, sexual offenses, or other arrest or conviction record and any other factor deemed relevant by the Sponsor to help ensure that the potential Grand Prize winner will be able to provide a good home for Avery, the hunting dog, and utilize his training in the sport of hunting. If requested, the potential Grand Prize winner agrees to sign an adoption agreement and waiver forms authorizing the release of personal and background information. In the event of noncompliance, the prize package will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner.
If a prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential winner, or if potential winner cannot be reached within three (3) calendar days from the first notification attempt, or if potential winner fails to return requisite document within the specified time period, or if a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected for the prize at issue. The Grand Prize winner’s entry and acceptance of the prize offered constitutes permission, (except where prohibited), for the Sponsor to use the winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice and address (city and state), in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without notice or further compensation.
The Sponsor will ship the gun to a valid Federal Firearms Licensee in the U.S. selected by the approved Grand Prize winner. The Grand Prize winner is responsible for providing Sponsor with a copy of the Federal Firearm Licensee’s license to which the winner would like their prize shipped. All firearms transfers must be in compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations and will be subject to the requirements, policies and procedures of the chosen Federal Firearms Licensee for delivery. If the Grand Prize winner is unable to complete the firearm transfer because the firearm is not legally available for transfer or sale in his or her state or locale, then that part of the prize package will not be awarded. If Grand Prize winner is unable to complete the firearm transfer due to a failure of the required background check or other failure to meet the requirements of the Federal Firearms Licensee, the prize package will be forfeited and the winner in question will be disqualified. The Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for the costs incurred to travel to pick up their firearm prize and/or any other costs and fees associated with the transfer of the firearm prize, including any amounts charged by the Federal Firearms Licensee to complete the transfer. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void entries of any Entrant who is or may be ineligible to purchase a firearm in his or her state or locale.
By accepting the Grand Prize the winner agrees to release the Sponsor and the Released Parties from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by entering the promotion or for damages of any kind caused by any part of the prize package or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of prize awarded. Grand Prize winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes. The Grand Prize winner will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release to be returned within five (5) days of written notification, or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The winner will also be required to disclose his/her social security number for the purpose of issuance of a 1099 Form for tax purposes. No substitution or transfer of prize or election of cash in lieu of prize will be permitted. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to add or remove parts of the Grand Prize package based on availability and compatibility, without consequence. No cash substitute will be provided in lieu of parts. Decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding.
GENERAL: By accepting a Prize, where permitted by law, recipient grants to the Sponsor its parent, subsidiaries and related companies, and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Sponsor’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time the recipient’s full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR , THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, DEALERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SUPPLIERS, PRIZE PROVIDER AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZES. By participating, entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, dealers, distributors, suppliers, Prize provider and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may arise from participating in this Sweepstakes or its related activities or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize(s). Winner acknowledges that Sponsor have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize.
INTERNET LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the prizes using all non-suspect eligible entries received. No responsibility is assumed for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE 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. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Arkansas. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Arkansas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Arkansas) or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Arkansas.
WINNER LIST REQUESTS: To request confirmation of the name and address of the winners please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope to: The Hunting Dog Giveaway Sweepstakes Winners List c/o ASC, 300 State Street, Suite 402, Rochester, NY 14614.
SPONSOR: Banded Holdings, Inc., 1710 Powell St., Springdale, AR 72764.