Autozone – Win $2,500 each for 16 winners plus 4,000 more entrants will INSTANTLY win a $10 AutoZone gift card!
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Purchasing a product or service will not increase your chances of winning.
Open to legal US residents of the forty eight (48) continental United States, the District of Columbia, Alaska and Puerto Rico who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry.
2.PROMOTION DATES/ENTRY PERIODS:
The AutoZone Tax Time Giveaway begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Time on February 10, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on March 16, 2015.
The Promotion Period is subject to four (4) weekly entry periods (each, an “Entry Period”) as outlined in the “Entry Periods” section of these Official Rules below. Game Pieces (defined below) are only available between the dates of February 10, 2015 and March 9, 2015, or while Game Piece supplies last. For purposes of these Official Rules, all times are given in Central Time.
There will be four (4) weekly Entry Periods held during the Promotion Period, each associated with a Grand Prize drawing (“Grand Prize Drawing”) and the chance to instantly win prizes online (each, an “Instant Win Prize”).
• The first, second and third Entry Periods will consist of seven (7) days. The fourth Entry Period will consist of fourteen (14) days. For each Grand Prize Drawing, four (4) Grand Prizes (“Grand Prize”) of $2,500 cash, plus an additional $1,500 to help defray taxes will be awarded.
• In addition, there will be one thousand (1,000) Instant Win Prizes of a $10 AutoZone gift card awarded for each Entry Period. The Instant Win Prizes will be awarded throughout each Entry Period via online instant win. See the “Winning/Prizes/Odds” section for details.
• Each Entry Period begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on the first day of the Entry Period and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on the last day of the Entry Period. The four (4) Entry Periods and Grand Prize Drawing dates are:
Entry Period 1 : 02/10/15 – 02/16/15
Entry Period 2 : 02/17/15 – 02/23/15
Entry Period 3 : 02/24/15 – 03/02/15
Entry Period 4 : 03/03/15 – 03/16/15
4. HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
In order to participate in the Promotion, you must first obtain a scratch-off card (each, a “Game Piece”) available at participating AutoZone retail store location. Game Pieces will be available between the dates of February 10, 2015 and March 9, 2015 subject to the hours of operation at each participating AutoZone retail store location (“Participating Location”), or while Game Piece supplies last. Please visit http://www.autozone.com/autozone/storelocator/storeLocatorMain.jsp to obtain the hours of operation and address of the Participating Location for which you wish to obtain a Game Piece.
• There are TWO WAYS to obtain a Game Piece:
(a) Via Store Purchase: Purchase any products(s) from a Participating Location between February 10, 2015 and March 9, 2015 and receive one (1) Game Piece, while supplies last. Limit of one (1) Game Piece per register receipt, while supplies last. Any attempt to purchase and return products for the purposes of obtaining Game Pieces will void that Entrant’s plays and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Promotion.
(b) Without a Purchase: Visit any Participating Location between February 10, 2015 and March 9, 2015. Then, locate a cash register and ask the AutoZone representative for a FREE Game Piece, while supplies last. Upon requesting the FREE Game Piece you will receive one (1) Game Piece per request, while supplies last.
Regardless of the method in which you choose to participate, either via the purchase of a product(s) or without a purchase, there is a total limit of one (1) Game Piece per Entrant per day, while supplies last, and a total limit of one (1) Entry (as defined below) per Entrant per day. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Game Pieces will void that Entrant’s plays and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Promotion. No mechanical reproductions will be accepted.
5. HOW TO PLAY:
Completely remove the scratch-off material from the scratch-off area found upon the Game Piece in order to reveal your unique, 10-digit, alpha-numeric PIN number (the “PIN Number”). Then visit www.autozonetaxtime.com (the “Website”) during the Promotion Period.
(a) Registration: When prompted, complete the official online registration form presented (“Registration Form”) in its entirety and click the “Next” button in order to be automatically directed to the Receipt & PIN Code entry pages. PLEASE NOTE: Entrants are only required to register one (1) time. Returning users may enter additional PIN Numbers by submitting their user name and password and clicking the “login” button in order to be automatically directed to the PIN Code entry page.
(b) Receipt & PIN Code Entry: If you received your Game Piece via the purchase of a product, enter the requested receipt information and click the “Register” button. Note: If you did not receive your Game Piece via the purchase of a product, you may bypass submitting receipt information by clicking on the “Skip” button to be automatically directed to the PIN Code Entry page.
Pin Code Entry: When prompted, enter your Pin Number, Game Piece Number and Survey Answer (the “Entry”) and click the “Submit” button. If a potential Instant Win Prize winning message is revealed, you are the instant winner of an Instant Win Prize, subject to verification. If you do not receive an Instant Win Prize winning message, you have not won a prize. All Instant Win prizes will be shipped to verified winners within six (6) to eight (8) weeks after the Game has ended.
Weekly Grand Prize Drawing Entry: Upon entering your PIN Number (as outlined above), you will automatically receive one (1) Entry into the Grand Prize Drawing associated with the Entry Period in which you have submitted the PIN Number. Non-winning eligible Entries from previous drawings will carry over to the next Entry Period and will be considered eligible for subsequent Grand Prize Drawings.
Limit of one (1) Entry per person per day regardless of method of entry or the number of Game Pieces received. Limit of one (1) entry per PIN Number. PIN Numbers not legitimately obtained in accordance with these Official Rules are void. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or play, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the Entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, Internet service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential Prize Winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
6. WINNING / PRIZES / ODDS:
The total number of Game Pieces to be produced is 25,000,000.
(a) Instant Win Prizes: There will be one thousand (1,000) random, computer-generated winning times designated for each Entry Period, each corresponding to an Instant Win Prize. If you are the first Entrant to enter a PIN Number and click the “Submit” button at or after one of the randomly generated winning times, you will be a potential winner of the Instant Win Prize, subject to verification. The Administrator will determine, at random, the times at which Instant Win Prizes will be awarded throughout each Entry Period. The number of available Instant Win Prizes will decrease as Instant Win Prizes are claimed throughout the respective Entry Period; consequently, the odds of winning are based upon the number and timing of eligible entries received. Max. odds of winning are 1:1,250.
• The Instant Win Prizes are: One Thousand (1,000) Instant Win Prizes of a $10 AutoZone gift card will be awarded in each Entry Period.
• The Approximate Retail Value (the “ARV”) of each prize is $10.
• The total ARV of all Instant Win Prizes to be awarded in each Entry Period is: $10,000.
• The total ARV of all Instant Win Prizes to be awarded in this Promotion is $40,000.
• All potential Instant Win Prize winning plays are subject to verification by Sponsor and/or Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding. An Instant Win Prize winning message is not proof or evidence of a winning game play and/or Instant Win Prize. An Entrant is not a winner of any prize, even if the Website should so indicate, unless and until participant’s eligibility, and the potential winner status, have been verified and participant has been notified that verification is complete. Sponsor will not accept Screen Shots or other evidence of winning an Instant Win Prize in lieu of its validation process. Any Instant Win Prize winning Promotion play that occurs after the system has failed for any reason is deemed a defective play and is void and will not be honored.
(b) Grand Prize Drawings:
Four (4) Grand Prize Winners will be selected each Entry Period in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during each respective Entry Period. Odds of winning a Grand Prize in any of the four (4) Entry Periods will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the respective Entry Period. Each random drawing will be conducted by the Administrator, whose decisions are based on its sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules, and are final and binding in all respects.
• The GRAND PRIZES are:
Four (4) Grand Prizes of $2,500 cash in the form of a check, plus an additional $1,500 to help defray taxes will be awarded in each Entry Period.
The ARV of each Grand prize is $4,000.
The total ARV of all Grand Prizes to be awarded in each Entry Period is: $16,000.
The total ARV of all Grand Prizes to be awarded in this Promotion is $64,000.
• The total ARV of all prizes to be awarded in this Promotion is $104,000.
No prize substitution, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or otherwise provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any portion of a prize with a prize of equal or greater value. Prizes are not transferable prior to award. Prize winners are solely responsible for any taxes on the prize, including, but not limited to all applicable federal, state and local taxes. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. No more than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded.
The Instant Win Prize Winners and the Grand Prize Winners will be collectively referred to as “Prize Winners”. Potential Instant Prize Winners will be notified at time of game play. Grand Prize Winners will be notified by email and/or U.S. mail. Further details for claiming a Grand Prize is outlined under the “Grand Prize Claims/Notification” section of these Official Rules. All Prize Winners consent to use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, and voice in advertising worldwide without additional compensation (TN residents will not be required to sign a publicity release as a condition of winning a prize). If due to printing, production or other errors, more prizes are claimed than intended, the intended prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all those submitting purportedly valid claims. No more than the prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification.
7. GRAND PRIZE CLAIMS/NOTIFICATION:
Except where prohibited, each potential Grand Prize winner must sign and return to the Administrator, within seven (7) days of receipt, an affidavit of eligibility/release of liability/publicity release and IRS form W-9 (the “Required Documents”) in order to claim the Grand Prize. If a potential Grand Prize winner fails to sign and return the Required Documents within the required time period, the potential Grand Prize winner forfeits his/her right to the Grand Prize and alternate Grand Prize winner may be selected at random from among all remaining eligible entries received during the respective Entry Period. The Grand Prize is taxable as income and each Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for any taxes on the Grand Prize he/she has received, including, but not limited to all applicable federal, state and local taxes. All federal, state and local taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of winners. All Grand Prize winners must report income to the Internal Revenue Service. In the event it is deemed during the verification process that such potential winner does not have a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the prize, potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected for Grand Prizes only.
By participating in this Promotion, Entrants agree: [a] to abide by and be bound by these rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges which shall be final in all respects relating to the Promotion, including without limitation the interpretation of these rules; [b] to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, its franchisees, licensees, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, promotional agencies and suppliers and any other individual or company involved in the development or execution of the Promotion from any and all injuries, liability, losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind including liability for personal injury or death resulting from their participation in the Promotion or their acceptance, use or misuse of a prize; and [c] if a winner, to the use of their name, voice, image and/or likenesses for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes by Sponsor and Sponsor’s subsidiaries and affiliates without further compensation (unless prohibited by law) and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. All Promotion materials and Game Pieces are subject to verification and are void if [a] not obtained in accordance with these Official Rules and through legitimate channels; [b] any part is counterfeited, altered, defective, damaged, illegible, reproduced, tampered with, mutilated or irregular in any way; [c] are obtained where prohibited; or [d] are mutilated, altered, copied, hand printed, forged, water damaged, manipulated or tampered with in any way, or which contain any printing, mechanical or typographical errors, will be considered null and void and will not be eligible for prize redemption. Sponsors’ liability for defective Promotional materials and Game Pieces is limited to replacement while supplies last. Entrants assume all risk of loss, damage, destruction, delay or misdirection of Promotion Materials, Game Pieces and mail submitted to Sponsor and / or Administrator. Sponsor, its licensees, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, promotional agencies and suppliers and any other individual or company involved in the development or execution of the Promotion and their respective directors, officers, shareholders and employees are not responsible and shall not be liable for [a] printing, distribution or production errors and Sponsor may rescind, cancel or revoke this Promotion based upon any printing, distribution, production or other error without liability at its sole discretion; [b] electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction; [c] unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials; [d] technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions; and [e] limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof. Sponsor and / or Administrator are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, incorrect, damaged, misdirected, or illegible requests or claims or any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Promotion to be disrupted or corrupted.
Sponsor may prohibit a Entrant from participating in the Promotion or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants, Sponsor, or Administrator. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TOTHE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
If, for any reason whatsoever, this Promotion, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of tampering, fraud, or any other cause which, in the Sponsor’s sole judgment, corrupts or affects 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 this Promotion, limit Entries to those submitted prior to the action taken, and conduct a random drawing from those Entries for which only the advertised number of prizes in that category will be selected. Entry information becomes property of Sponsor. All federal, state and local regulations apply.
9. WINNERS’ LIST REQUEST:
For the names of the Prize winners, available on or about April 8, 2015 send a self-addressed stamped envelope by March 20, 2015, to: AutoZone Tax Time Giveaway Winners, 100 Marcus Drive (Dept. EH), Melville, NY 11747.