BoatingGearCenter.com Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Eligibility: The BoatingGearCenter.com Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open to legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, age 18 or older at time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of: BoatingMag.com, a division of Bonnier Active Media, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), MarineMax Inc., BoatingGearCenter.com and their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively the “Sweepstakes Parties”) and their immediate family members (defined as parents, spouse, children, siblings and grandparents) and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win. Website pages and advertisements relating to the Sweepstakes are intended for viewing only within the eligible Sweepstakes territory, and entrants must be present in the eligible Sweepstakes territory at the time of entry. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
How to enter: Visit www.BoatingMag.com/BoatingGearSpree and follow all online entry instructions to complete and submit the online entry form. Entries must be received between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on June 1, 2011 and 11:59 p.m. (ET) on June 30, 2011 (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Sponsor’s server hosting the Sweepstakes is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes. Limit one entry per household. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple or different email addresses, identities, registrations, or any other methods will void that entrant's entries and that entrant will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes drawing. Use of any automated program to enter will result in disqualification. All entries and requests become the Sponsor’s property and will not be returned or acknowledged.
One (1) Grand Prize: A $10,000 BoatingGearCenter.com Gift Certificate to be used toward your purchasing of boating gear and accessories. Gift certificate is good for a single purchase only and no refund will be entertained for unused credit. Gift certificate will be redeemed based upon retail prices, is not available for previous purchases, sale prices, other promotional offers, gift card purchases or on selected categories of merchandise. Usage of BoatingGearCenter.com Gift Certificate is subject to the terms and conditions issued by BoatingGearCenter.com. Instruction on how to redeem the prize will be provided on the Gift Certificate. Prize is not returnable, not redeemable for cash, non-assignable and non-transferrable. Prize must be redeemed by June 15, 2012. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are solely winner’s responsibility.
Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
Winner Selection: Winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. The random drawing will be conducted on or about July 6, 2011 under supervision of an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding. Winner will be notified by email and/or overnight mail and will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and a Publicity Release (“Affidavit”) within 10 days of date specified on notification, or an alternate winner will be selected. If Affidavit or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, it will result in disqualification, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing. If winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, winner's parent or legal guardian is required to execute affidavit on minor’s behalf. All taxes and any other incidental expenses on prize are the sole responsibility of winner. No substitutions are permitted except by the Sponsor who reserves the right to award a prize of comparable or greater value if the prize is unavailable as determined by Sponsor and/or BoatingGearCenter.com in their sole discretion. Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes. Winner will be required to furnish his/her social security number and an IRS Form 1099 will be filed in the name of the winner for the retail value of the prize.
Conditions: Entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission for Sponsor and BoatingGearCenter.com to use winner's name, prize won, hometown and all versions of his/her likeness, voice, and opinions for online posting as well as any and all promotional purposes without further compensation or notification, except where prohibited by law. Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and the Sponsor. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes Parties and each of their respective representatives, officers, directors, agents and employees, from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with, either directly or indirectly: 1) the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of prize awarded herein; or 2) participation in the Sweepstakes or any prize related activities. Neither the Sponsor nor the Sweepstakes Parties make any representation or warranties concerning the appearance, safety or performance of prize awarded. 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.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond their reasonable control, including but not limited to fire, flood, hurricane, earthquake, explosion, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, or order of any court or other cause not within Sponsor’s control, impairs the integrity of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment.
Winner’s List: For the name of the winner (available after August 15, 2011), send a self-addressed stamped envelope by August 15, 2011 to: BoatingGearCenter.com Sweepstakes Winner, Ventura Associates International LLC, 1040 Ave of the Americas, Dept: WG, New York, NY 10018.
Sponsor: Bonnier Active Media, Inc., 460 N. Orlando Ave, Suite 200 Winter Park, FL 32789.
General Provisions & Limitations: Entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to privacy policies. 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. 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, unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes, electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; 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 judging organization, 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 in their sole discretion: (i) permanently disqualify from any sweepstakes it sponsors any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules or who they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this or any other Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other sweepstakes, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner; and (ii) withdraw the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winner from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Disputes: This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of Florida, U.S.A. without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. By participating, entrants agree that any and all disputes arising out of or relating in any way to this Sweepstakes shall be litigated only in courts sitting in Winter Park, Florida, U.S.A.
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.