NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The “Fish with Brandon Palaniuk, 2017 Angler of the Year” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, January 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Saturday, March 31, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of B.A.S.S. LLC (the "Sponsor"), US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co. (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”) and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
ENTRY: There are two (2) methods of entry.
Entry Method #1: Online Entry. During the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.facebook.com/bass and click on the sweepstakes app link, or visit www.bassmaster.com/fishwithBrandon, follow all entry instructions to complete the entry form and submit (the “Online Entry”).
Entry Method #2: Event Entry. During the Sweepstakes Period, visit a participating Bassmaster Tournament Event, visit the Bassmaster booth during operating hours, locate the available Official Sweepstakes Entry Forms, complete one (1) Official Sweepstakes Entry Form in its entirety by hand printing your name, complete address, phone number and email address and then place it in the designated Entry Form Container (the “Event Entry”).
Online Entry and Event Entry collectively referred to herein as “Entry” or “Entries”.
Limit: There is a limit of one (1) Entry per person per day, regardless of the method of entry. Both methods of entry have an equal chance of winning. No photocopied or mechanically reproduced entries accepted. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, altered or illegible entries. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS: There is one (1) Grand Prize available to be won. One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a prize package consisting of:
*If winner resides in Alaska or Hawaii, winner must arrange and pay for his/her travel to and from home to a major airport within the 48 contiguous United States to receive the round-trip flight portion of the trip package.
The ARV of Grand Prize is: $57,700. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.
RANDOM DRAWING: The winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period by the Sweepstakes Administrator, an independent representative of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
WINNER NOTIFICATION & VERIFICATION: The potential Grand Prize winner will be notified via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). These releases will require the winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected.
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 a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing. Only two (2) alternate winners may be determined through this process, after which the prize may remain un-awarded.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: All travel related expenses, including but not limited to, ground transportation to and from airport and home, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, luggage fees, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, food & beverage and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner must have valid photo ID prior to departure. Grand Prize Trip Package must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or Grand Prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Dates are subject to change.
In the event the Grand Prize winner’s residence is close enough to the to-be-determined location for trip, such that air transportation is deemed by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be unnecessary, the applicable Grand Prize will not include air transportation from such Grand Prize winner’s residence and no other substitution or compensation will be provided in lieu thereof.
If Grand Prize winner is unable to make the trip or is otherwise unavailable on the determined date, or if Mr. Palaniuk is unavailable or the opportunity to fish with Brandon Palaniuk is cancelled for reasons beyond the Sponsor’s control, Grand Prize winner understands and agrees that the opportunity to fish with Brandon Palaniuk component has NO CASH VALUE and that the Grand Prize will consist of only the remaining US travel-related prize elements and other Grand Prize elements listed above.
In the event the Grand Prize winner engages in behavior that, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, the Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip or other applicable experience early, in whole or in part, and send the Grand Prize winner home with no further compensation.
Hotel accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. Reservations are subject to availability. If weather or other incident or conditions beyond the control of the Sponsor affects the ability for winner for to redeem any trip-related portion of Grand Prize or if winner declines to accept a portion of the prize, during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. If for any reason whatsoever, winner is unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. Winner is responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g. Valid Photo ID) prior to travel.
The Grand Prize winner will be responsible for pick-up of the 2018 Skeeter ZX190 portion of the Grand Prize at an authorized Skeeter Boats Dealer located nearest the Grand Prize winner’s residence as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. 2018 Skeeter ZX190 portion of Grand Prize will be available with standard equipment; any upgrades and options are at the sole expense of the Grand Prize winner. Color, package, factory options, and other prize specifics to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and are subject to availability. Grand Prize winner will be responsible for all of the following and their related costs: optional equipment; freight and dealer prep fees; title; license; insurance; and registration fees required in claiming the Grand Prize; applicable taxes; as well as all other expenses relating to the receipt and use of Grand Prize, including any travel and transportation costs associated with collecting the Grand Prize. All other costs not specifically stated herein as being awarded are the responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. Grand Prize winner will be responsible for transporting 2018 Skeeter ZX190 from dealership. Winner must personally retrieve the 2018 Skeeter ZX190 within 30 days of written notification of delivery. Winner must have proof of a valid U.S. driver’s license from his or her State or place of residence in the United States and proof of driver's insurance to take delivery of 2018 Skeeter ZX190; failure to show same may result in Grand Prize forfeiture and selection of an alternate Winner.
PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND THE RECEIPT AND/OR USE OF ANY PRIZE OFFERED IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ENTRANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THE INHERENT HAZARDS, DANGERS AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH FISHING, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: DROWNING WHILE ENGAGED IN BOATING, FISHING AND WADING; INJURIES RECEIVED FROM MECHANICAL OR MOVING BOAT PARTS; INJURIES RECEIVED FROM FISHING EQUIPMENT OR RECEIVED FROM OTHER’S USE OF FISHING EQUIPMENT; INJURIES FROM ENCOUNTERS WITH WILDLIFE AND/OR INSECTS; INJURIES FROM EXPOSURE TO SUN, WIND, WEATHER AND/OR OTHER NATURAL ELEMENTS OR ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY GUIDE CONNECTED WITH ANY FISHING EXPERIENCE; RAPID MEDICAL ATTENTION AND/OR EMERGENCY RESPONSE MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE; AND THAT THERE ARE NATURAL FACTORS AND OCCURRENCES WHICH MAY IMPACT ON OR AFFECT THE SAFETY OF SUCH ACTIVITIES, AND ENTRANTS ASSUME THESE RISKS AND DANGERS.
Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes are 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 unless otherwise specified in these Official Rules. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Grand Prize winner will be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law.
Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
GENERAL: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes Administrator and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes Administrator, Facebook and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw any method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes). If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the 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, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees 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 Alabama. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Alabama without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Alabama or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Alabama. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.bassmaster.com/fishwithBrandon or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 4/4/18, to: The Fish with Brandon Palaniuk Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after 1/4/18) send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than 5/5/18), to: The Fish with Brandon Palaniuk Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
SPONSOR: B.A.S.S., LLC, 3500 Blue Lake Drive, Suite 330, Birmingham, AL 35243.
Important: This Promotion is not in any manner sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook. Becoming a fan of the B.A.S.S. Page on Facebook does not constitute an entry into the promotion. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited.