NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES:
The Big Pest Knockdown Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is sponsored by Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc., 2625 South 158th Plaza, Omaha, NE 68130 (the "Sponsor"). The Sweepstakes entry period begins on July 1, 2011 at 12:01 AM Central Daylight Time and ends on September 30, 2011 at 11:59 PM Central Daylight Time (such period, the "Entry Period").
This Sweepstakes is open to individuals 18 and older who are legal residents of the U.S. including the District of Columbia (excluding Guam, Puerto Rico, and all other U.S. territories and possessions) (the "Eligibility Area") and who have a valid U.S. driver's license and complete an entry form. Employees, officers, directors and agents (and their immediate families and household members regardless of where they live, or members of the same households (whether related or not)) of Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc., and their respective divisions, affiliates, and subsidiaries (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Provider"), are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes or to win any prize. VOID OUTSIDE OF THE ELIGIBILITY AREA AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. Federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
HOW TO ENTER: Online entry only.
All of the Sweepstakes information will be posted at the following three websites: http://www.fiproguardplus.com, www.sentrypetcare.com, and the Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc. page on Facebook (the "Sweepstakes Sites") throughout the Sweepstakes period.
To enter the Sweepstakes, visit the Sweepstakes at http://www.fiproguardplus.com, www.sentrypetcare.com, or the Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc. page on Facebook (the "Sweepstakes Sites") at any time during the Entry Period. To be eligible to participate, each entrant will be asked to submit an official online entry form, which may include, among other things, his/her name, address, e-mail address, age and related registration information.
To enter this Sweepstakes via the Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc.'s Pet Health Central page on Facebook, located at www.facebook.com/phcfans you will be required to click on the "Like" button (if you have previously "liked" the Sponsor's Facebook Page, you will not be required to repeat this action for entry). When the Facebook permissions box opens, you must click yes to allow the application to access your information described on the box.
Regardless of the entry site, there is a limit of one entry per person Duplicate entries from the same e-mail address/person/household will be automatically eliminated without notice to the entrant. Where a dispute arises about who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the holder of the e-mail account. Entries must be received by 11:59 PM Central Daylight Time, on September 30, 2011, according to Sweepstakes Provider's clock. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. No entries will be acknowledged or returned.
MANDATORY FACEBOOK DISCLOSURE:
A total of one (1) prize will be awarded. The prize will consist of a VolkswagonŽ BeetleŽ vehicle (the "Prize"). Approximate retail value of the Prize is Twenty-Five Thousand U.S. Dollars ($25,000.00). Except where otherwise expressly noted in these Official Rules, the selection of all vendors, prizes, products and services is subject to the Sweepstakes Provider's sole and absolute discretion. Prize (and/or any potion thereof) is nontransferable and non-exchangeable. No substitutions or cash redemption of Prizes is permitted except that the Sweepstakes Provider retains the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater retail value (or at Sweepstakes Provider's election, the cash value of the applicable prize). Additional restrictions may apply. Any and all expenses not expressly listed here are responsibility of winner of the Prize (the "Prize Winner").
The potential Prize Winner (the "Selected Entrant") will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received. The drawing will be held on or about October 5, 2011. The drawing will be conducted by the Sweepstakes Provider whose decision is final and binding on all aspects of this Sweepstakes. The Selected Entrant will be notified on or about October 10, 2011 by e-mail, and/or telephone. Failure of the Selected Entrant to respond within a reasonable time frame (but not longer than 96 hours) from such notification referred to above may result in disqualification and the selection of another entrant from among all eligible entries received. By entering the drawing, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes Provider. In the event of non-compliance for any reason, including the inability to accept the Prize for any reason, an alternate entrant may be selected.
Selected Entrant cannot assign or transfer his or her prize to another person. No prize substitution is allowed except at the discretion of Sponsor. If prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the control of Sponsor, a substitute prize of equal or greater retail value may be awarded. Prizes will be awarded, subject to the limitations stated in these official rules. Prize shall be made available for pick-up at an authorized Volkswagon Dealer in Omaha, Nebraska (travel to dealership not included in prize and Selected Entrant must pick up Prize at Dealership). Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash under any circumstances. Selected Entrant is responsible for all taxes, license, title and other fees including registration not specifically listed herein, regardless of any surplus value that remains on the average retail value of the Prize.
Discrepancy between actual cost of vehicle and retail value is not redeemable for cash or credit and may not be used by Selected Entrant to pay any costs, including without limitation, fees, costs, taxes, license, title or registration. The Prize vehicle may have been registered in the Sponsor's name prior to being awarded to the Prize Winner.
Sweepstakes Provider shall not be responsible for delays in delivery of the Prize. Sweepstakes Provider will make vehicle available for pick-up within a commercially reasonable time of about 120 days at an authorized Volkswagon Dealership or another mutually agreed upon location. Selected Entrant must personally retrieve the vehicle within 30 days of notification of delivery and must present adequate personal identification and evidence of legally required insurance prior to pick-up (or an alternative winner may be selected and the original Selected Entrant's rights to the Prize shall be automatically forfeited).
The Prize will be delivered solely with the express written limited warranties set forth in the vehicle's applicable Owner's Guide, which warranties shall run for the term set forth in that Guide. Selected Entrant will be issued an IRS form 1099. The Prize is a taxable event.
CONDITIONS, DISCLAIMERS, AND LICENSE:
By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and by all decisions of the Sweepstakes Provider (which decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes), and to comply with all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Entrants agree to accept the Prize "as is" including any normal wear and tear associated with the prize being on display. The decisions of the Sweepstakes Provider are final on all matters of fact, interpretation, eligibility, procedure and fulfillment. Entries and other submitted materials become the property of the Sweepstakes Provider and/or its promotional partner(s) and will not be acknowledged or returned. The Sweepstakes Provider is not responsible for incomplete, late, lost, or misdirected entries or for any technical malfunction, human error, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or line failure in connection with any telephone network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. Entries are void if unreadable, inaccurate, incomplete, mutilated, tampered with, forged, mechanically reproduced, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. The Sweepstakes Provider makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished or made available in connection with the Sweepstakes. Although Sweepstakes Provider attempts to ensure the integrity of the Sweepstakes, the Sweepstakes Provider is not responsible for the actions of entrants or other individuals in connection with the Sweepstakes, including entrants' or other individuals' attempts to circumvent the Official Rules or otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes Provider is not responsible for injury or damage to entrant's or to any other person's computer(s), other equipment, or person(s), related to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or using the Sweepstakes Site. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of damage by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical limitations or failures, strikes, industry conditions, bankruptcy or liquidation, marketplace demands, applicable law, unforeseen obstacles, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sweepstakes Provider, could corrupt, compromise, undermine, or otherwise affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, viability, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, the Sweepstakes Provider reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to modify these Official Rules and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend all or any part of the Sweepstakes, and to select a Selected Entrant from among all eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension, as applicable. Proof of submitting entry will not be deemed receipt of such entry by the Sweepstakes Provider. In the event that there are typographical errors that obscure the original intent of the Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes Provider reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes appropriately.
All taxes (including without limitation Federal, state and local taxes) in connection with the Prize, and the reporting consequence thereof, are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner. Prize Winner will be sent a tax form 1099 In order to claim the Prize, the Selected Entrant will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and in compliance with these Official Rules, liability release, and publicity release (unless prohibited by law), address verification and other registrations and participation information requested by the Sweepstakes Provider (unless prohibited by law), at the discretion of Sweepstakes Provider. Additional information will be mailed to Selected Entrant using the address provided in the entry form. The return of forms or prizes as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner, at the sole discretion of the Sweepstakes Provider. In no event is Sweepstakes Provider required to contact Selected Entrant more than once.
By entering this Sweepstakes and unless prohibited by law, the Selected Entrant hereby consents to use of his/her respective name, voice, photograph and/or likeness for advertising or publicity purposes for this and similar promotions without compensation and the potential winner may be required to provide a signed release acknowledging such consent, unless restricted by law. Moreover, by entering this Sweepstakes, unless prohibited by law, the potential Prize Winner agrees to grant to the Sweepstakes Provider, and its licensees, affiliates, and assigns, the right to print, publish, broadcast, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including without limitation the World Wide Web, at any time or times, the Prize Winner's name, likeness (actual or simulated), voice (actual or simulated), and biographical information as news or information and for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration; and further without such additional compensation, appear for, or provide biographical information for use in, any presentation or other activity which may include filming/audio/video/electronic or other recordings and/or interviews, as may be determined from time to time by the Sweepstakes Provider in its sole discretion.
RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION:
By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants release and hold the Sweepstakes Provider harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the Sweepstakes or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity (including without limitation the removal from the site of, or discontinuation of access to, any materials), or resulting directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any Prize awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, and/or invasion of privacy.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
In no event will the Sweepstakes Provider 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 any access to and/or use of the Sweepstakes Site, the downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from the Sweepstakes Site, the removal from the Sweepstakes Site of, or discontinuation of access to, any materials, or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or participation in, any prize awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes. Without limiting the foregoing, the Sweepstakes, all Prizes, and all materials provided on or through the Sweepstakes Site are provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.
The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the substantive laws of the State of Nebraska (as distinguished from the choice of law rules) and the United States of America applicable to contracts made and performed entirely in Nebraska and where the relevant contacts are with such state. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
- (b) Severability; Headings: If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Official Rules and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Headings and captions are used in these Official Rules solely for convenience of reference, and shall not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of these Official Rules or any provision hereof.
- (c) Winner: For a list of winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope after November 1, 2011 to: Winners List, The Big Pest Knockdown Sweepstakes, Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc., 2625 South 158th Plaza, Omaha, NE 68130. Requests for Winners List must be received by March 1, 2012. WA and VT residents may omit return postage.
- (d) Rule Requests: To receive a copy of these complete rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Official Rules, The Big Pest Knockdown Sweepstakes, Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc., 2625 South 158th Plaza, Omaha, NE 68130. Requests for Official Rules must be received by September 30, 2011. WA and VT residents may omit return postage.
No purchase necessary. Must be 18 or older and a legal U.S. Resident (excluding Guam, Puerto Rico, and all other U.S. territories and possessions) with valid U.S. drivers license to enter. Sponsored by Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc., 2625 South 158th Plaza, Omaha, NE 68130. Begins 5/15/2011 and ends 9/30/2011. To enter visit the Sweepstakes at http://www.fiproguardplus.com, www.sentrypetcare.com, or the Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc.'s Pet Health Central page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/phcfans and complete online form with contact information. For complete rules send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Official Rules, The Big Pest Knockdown Sweepstakes, Sergeant's Pet Care Products, Inc., 2625 South 158th Plaza, Omaha, NE 68130. WA and VT residents may omit return postage. Odds of winning depend upon number of entries received.