NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The B.A.S.S. Holiday Boat Giveaway Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, November 11, 2013 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Thursday, December 19, 2013 (the “Promotion Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: The B.A.S.S. Holiday Boat Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, age 21 or older at the time of entry. Void outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of B.A.S.S., LLC (the "Sponsor") and its 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.
Limits: One (1) Grand Prize Sweepstakes Entry and one (1) Instant Win Game Entry per person per day regardless of whether entrant has more than one email address.
Entrants will have the opportunity to share their Entry with others by publishing a post to their own Facebook page. Entrants can share information and/or refer friends to enter the Sweepstakes. For every referee that enters by clicking through the shared link via Facebook, the referrer will receive one (1) additional bonus entry into the Grand Prize Sweepstakes for each friend that enters the Sweepstakes.
PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS:
Grand Prize: There will be one (1) Grand Prize of a Triton X-17 Boat with trailer, standard equipment and 60-horsepower Mercury motor. Total ARV of Grand Prize is $16,795. ARV is as of date of drafting of these Official Rules. The difference in value of Grand Prize as stated herein and value at time of prize notification or awarding, if any, will not be awarded. Odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
Instant Win Prizes: One Hundred Eighty-Five (185) Instant-Win Prizes will be available to be won as depicted in the chart below. Total ARV of all 185 Instant Win Prizes is $12,180.91. Limit: one (1) Instant-Win Prize per person. Odds of winning an Instant Win Prize are dependent on the random winning time selected for each prize available to be won, the number of Participants, and the time and order any Participant’s entry is submitted and recorded.
|Instant Win Prize Table|
|Number of Prizes Awarded||Prize Description||ARV each|
|1||Minn Kota Talon Shallow Water Anchor||$1,999.99|
|1||Humminbird 698ci HD SI||$899.00|
|1||Lowrance Elite 7 HDI||$699.00|
|30||Berkley Trilene Braid Professional Grade||$19.95|
|48||LIVETARGET Frog Popper||$14.49|
|10||DUO Prize Pack- Includes Realis Spinbait 80, Realis Jerkbait 120SP, Realis Jerbait 100SP, Realis Crank M65 11A, Realis Pencil 110 and Realis Vibration 68||$83.94|
|10||Yo-Zuri Lures Prize Pack||$61.96|
|30||Evan Williams Bourbon Prize Pack – Includes T-Shirt, Visor, Bait Box and Hat||$52.93|
|40||Power-Pole Prize Pack – Includes Hat and Sunglass Strap||$13.90|
The total ARV of all prizes available to be won: $28,975.91.
INSTANT WIN GAME PRIZE SELECTION & NOTIFICATION: Instant Win Game Prizes will be awarded throughout the Promotion Period. One Hundred Eighty-Five (185) random, computer-generated winning times will be generated. The first eligible participant to play the Instant Win Game at or after one of the randomly generated times, will be a potential winner (pending confirmation) of a prize indicated in the chart above. An on-screen notification will appear stating the prize they have won. Non-winning entrants will also be notified on screen.
All Instant-Win Prize winners will receive an email notification stating the prize they have won and its approximate retail value within 72 hours of on-screen notification.
Winners of the Minn Kota Talon Anchor, Humminbird 698ci HD SI and Lowrance Elite 7 HDI will be required to sign and return, within five (5) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability Waiver 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 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 Affidavit/Release on minor’s behalf. If Affidavit/Release is 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 may be selected.
All other Instant-Win Prize winners will be requested to confirm their mailing address within 48 hours of notification.
After verification, instant-win prizes will be sent to the address provided on the registration form or new address provided within six (6) to eight (8) weeks following the end date of the Promotion Period.
All winning claims are subject to verification by the Administrator and/or Sponsor, whose decisions are binding. Even if the Instant-Win Game shows that you are a winner and/or you receive an email notification, you are not a winner until your eligibility and the potential winning game play has been verified. Return of prize or winner notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted potential winner forfeits prize.
GRAND PRIZE RANDOM DRAWING & NOTIFICAITON: One (1) Grand Prize winner will be chosen in a random drawing on or about Monday, December 30, 2013 from among all eligible Grand Prize Sweepstakes entries received during the Promotion Period, by US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
Grand Prize winner will be confirmed via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability Waiver 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 Affidavit/Release is 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 may be selected in a separate random drawing.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: The Grand Prize will be awarded within approximately 90 days after the winner is verified, through a Triton dealership nearest the winner’s home. Grand Prize will be delivered with standard equipment, as designated by Sponsor; any upgrades and options are at the sole expense of the Winner. Color, package, factory options, and other prize specifics to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and are subject to availability. Winner will be responsible for all of the following and their related costs: optional equipment; 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 Winner. Winner will be responsible for transporting prize from dealership. 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 Grand Prize; 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. YOU SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT ANY BOATING ACTIVITY THAT IS BEYOND YOUR SKILL LEVEL. ENTRANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THE INHERENT HAZARDS, DANGERS AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH BOATING, 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.
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.
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. 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.
Winners are responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Winners may 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. Winners acknowledge that the Official 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 US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor and its affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winners assume 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.
Although subsequent attempts to enter on a given day may be received, only the first complete entry received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including entries submitted with an alternate email address, will be disqualified.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online 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 Sponsor is 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 independent 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 the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
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.
Sponsor is not responsible for incompatibility of entrant’s hardware, software or browser technology with sponsor’s hardware, software or browser technology.
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/holidayboatgiveaway or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 30, 2013, to: The B.A.S.S. Holiday Boat Giveaway, Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a written confirmation of the winners (available after December 30, 2013), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than January 27, 2014) to: The B.A.S.S. Holiday Boat Giveaway, Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
SPONSOR: B.A.S.S., LLC (the "Sponsor"), 3500 Blue Lake Drive, Suite 330, Birmingham, AL 35243.
Void outside the US, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited.