The Ariat “Boot Giveaway” Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, NOR WILL MAKING A PURCHASE INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Eligibility: In order to participate in the Ariat “Boot Giveaway” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes” or the “Promotion”), you must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and a legal U.S. resident who resides in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia (Promotion void elsewhere.). Employees and directors of Ariat International, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Eclipse Advertising, Inc. (“Administrator”), and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retail dealers, advertising and promotional agencies and printing vendors (and their immediate family members or those living in the same household with such individuals), are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is and shall hereafter be subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Immediately upon submission, all entries become the property of Sponsor and will neither be acknowledged nor returned other than as herein described. By entering, each entrant (the "Entrant") acknowledges acceptance of and compliance with these official rules (the "Official Rules").
Sweepstakes Period: Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Pacific Standard Time (“PST”) on November 13, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PST on November 28, 2012 (the “Promotion Period”).
Use of a profane username or the submission of false or misleading personal information by an Entrant will be grounds for disqualification. The determination of what constitutes profane, false, or misleading information is at the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor. To be eligible for participation in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant must include all required information. Incomplete or inaccurate entries shall be deemed void. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
Prizes/Approximate Retail Values (“ARV”)/Odds: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, consisting of a pair of Ariat Boots. Total ARV of Grand Prize $399.95 or less.
Odds of winning are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period
Prize Drawing/Winner Notification: On or about December 20, 2012, winner will be selected via random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Drawing will be conducted by Sweepstakes Administrator, an independent judging organization, whose decisions in all matters relating to this sweepstakes are final. Potential winner will be notified by Sweepstakes Administrator, via email, phone or mail. Potential winner must respond to the notification within ten (10) days, and will be required to complete and have notarized an Affidavit of Eligibility and liability/publicity release. Winner must comply with all Sweepstakes rules as published. Return of prize or winner notification as undeliverable; failure to respond to notification; failure to reach the winner and/or failure to provide required proof of eligibility, and/or failure to provide any other required documentation in a timely manner may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. In that event, an alternate entrant will be selected in his/her place at random from among all eligible entries received. Winning a prize is contingent on fulfilling all the requirements set forth herein within 5 days of notification. Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if applicable. The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.
If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return the Releases on minor’s behalf. If the Releases are returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a separate random drawing. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission from the winner to the Sponsor and its agencies to use such winner’s image, name, voice and/or likeness, for Ariat’s marketing, advertising and publicity purposes in any media format worldwide, without further compensation, except where such use is prohibited by law.
Prize Conditions and Limitations: Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prize and no exchange or substitution of prize, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility. In no event shall more prizes be awarded than the number stated in the “Prizes” section above. By entering, each entrant agrees to hold harmless and indemnify the Sponsor its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents, its advertising/promotions agencies, participating retailers, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, offices, employees, agents and suppliers, against any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described) due to any injuries, theft, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from (a) acceptance, receipt, possession, misuse or use of any prize; (b) participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes; (c) any malfunction of the entry website; (d) any error in the collection or retention of entry information; or (e) any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participating in this Sweepstakes or use or redemption of any prize. All merchandise prizes are awarded “as is” with no at-law or implied warranties whatsoever. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Independent Sweepstakes Administrator.
Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with, or utilized in, this Promotion, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing and/or transmissions in the Promotion. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or authorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participating in or downloading of materials in this Promotion. If, for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion, and select winners from all entries received up to the time of termination. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the mechanics or logistics of this Promotion will be declared ineligible and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
Disputes: Except where prohibited by law, all disputes concerning this promotion will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws, rule and regulations of the state of California without regard to its choice of laws or conflict of laws provisions.
Rules Request: To receive a copy of the Official Rules, mail a self-addressed, stamped #10 standard-sized envelope, by December 20, 2012 to: Ariat “Boot Giveaway” Sweepstakes” Rules Request, c/o Ariat International, 3242 Whipple Road, Union City, CA 94587.
Winners List: For names and city/state of the Grand Prize winners in this promotion, send a self-addressed, stamped, #10 standard-sized envelope (after December 20, 2012, but no later than November 26th) to: Ariat “Boot Giveaway” Sweepstakes” Winner Confirmation Request, c/o Ariat International, 3242 Whipple Road, Union City, CA 94587.
Sponsor: Ariat International, Inc., 3242 Whipple Road, Union City, CA 94587.
Void where restricted or prohibited by law.