Bass Pro Shops – Countdown to Christmas 2016 – Win a prize package of a 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport & more
BASS PRO SHOPS
“COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS 2016” SWEEPSTAKES
1. ELIGIBILITY: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of
Columbia (excluding Hawaii) (“US”) and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are 21 years of age or older at time
of entry. Employees of Bass Pro Intellectual Property, L.L.C., a Missouri Limited Liability Company; Bass Pro
Shops Canada (Calgary), Inc., a Canadian corporation; and Bass Pro Shops Canada, Inc., an Ontario
corporation (the “Sponsors”), Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (“TMS”), Arctic Cat Inc., their respective
subsidiaries, agencies, affiliates and members of the immediate families (spouses and parents, siblings,
children and their spouses and in-laws) and persons living in the same household of such individuals are not
eligible. Void in Hawaii, Quebec and where prohibited.
2. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The “Countdown to Christmas 2016” Sweepstakes runs from 12/9/16 through
12/24/16. You may enter in-store and online for chances to win. At the end of the promotion, there will be
one drawing in the US, awarding a Grand Prize Toyota as described in Section 4, and, there will be one
drawing in Canada, awarding a Grand Prize Arctic Cat as described in Section 5.
3. HOW TO ENTER: You may enter two ways:
In-Store: Entry forms are available at participating Bass Pro Shops locations. To enter, complete an official
entry form or hand print your name, complete address, daytime phone number, email address and date of
birth on a 3”x5” piece of paper and deposit it in an official ballot box at one of the participating Bass Pro
Shops locations by close of business on 12/24/16.
Online: Visit www.basspro.com/countdown (“Web Site”) by 11:59 pm ET on 12/24/16. Complete the entry
form and submit as directed. Entries must be received by Web Site’s server at 11:59 pm ET on 12/24/16.
Web Site’s server is the official clock for this promotion.
LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON, PER METHOD. No mechanical reproductions permitted.
4. US DRAWING/PRIZE/ODDS OF WINNING:
On or about 12/24/16, a random drawing will be conducted by Promotion Mechanics, Inc. (“PMI”), an
independent judging organization, to select one participating US store (online US entries will be grouped
together to represent one “online” store). The store that is selected in the drawing will then conduct a random
drawing, from among all eligible entries received at that particular store (if the “online” store is selected, then
PMI will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible online entries received). The drawing will award
the following prize:
(1) Grand Prize: a “Countdown to Christmas” Prize Package consisting of a 2017 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport
Double Cab 4×4 V6 valued at approximately US$33,730; a Yakima Truck Rack; an Ascend FS10 Sit-In Angler
Kayak – Camo; an Ascend Tournament Kayak Paddle; an Ascend Canoe/Kayak Cart; a Bass Pro Shops M-
24 Manual Inflatable Life Vest; an Ascend Heavy-Duty Round Bottom Dry Bag – 20L; a pair of Ascend Quick
Lock Trekking Poles; an Ascend Bozeman 2-person Backpacking Tent; two Ascend 30D Rectangular
Sleeping Bags; and a YETI Tundra 65 Cooler. Total combined approximate retail value of prize is
Winner will be notified by mail and/or telephone at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Odds of winning will be
determined by the number of eligible entries received.
5. CANADA DRAWING/PRIZE/ODDS OF WINNING:
On or about 12/24/16, a random drawing will be conducted by PMI to select one participating Canada store
(online Canada entries will be grouped together to represent one “online” store). The store that is selected in
the drawing will then conduct a random drawing that day, from among all eligible entries received at that
particular store (if the “online” store is selected, then PMI will conduct a random drawing from among all
eligible online entries received.
The drawing will award the following prize:
(1) Grand Prize: a 2017 Arctic Cat Alterra 500 valued at approximately CDN$8,370.
Winner will be notified by mail and/or telephone at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Canadian residents, in order to
win, must first correctly answer a mathematical skill testing question. Odds of winning will be determined by
the number of eligible entries received.
6. GENERAL: The depiction of the prizes in any advertising, promotional materials or displays may not reflect
the actual vehicle winner will have to retrieve. TMS, Arctic Cat Inc. and/or Sponsors will determine all
features of prizes including, but not limited to, color of exterior and interior, and all other features of upgrades
will be allowed only if permitted by delivery dealer and paid for by winner. U.S. Grand Prize winner must be a
U.S. licensed driver and will be required to provide proof of valid U.S. driver’s license and legally-required
insurance at time of delivery and otherwise meet all eligibility requirements contained in these Official Rules.
Winners are responsible for title, applicable taxes (including without limitation any incremental income taxes
and any sales, use, or property taxes), license, registration, dealer preparation costs, auto insurance and
other fees associated with prize. Neither Sponsors nor TMS nor Arctic Cat Inc. shall have any responsibility
or liability whatsoever for any property loss, damage, personal injury, or death, in connection with the prize
provided pursuant to the Sweepstakes and/or any person’s participation in the Sweepstakes; provided,
however, that TMS or Arctic Cat Inc. shall be solely responsible for any express written limited warranties
specifically set forth in the applicable Owner’s Guide for the prize. U.S. Grand Prize winner must take
delivery of automobile from the automobile dealership designated by TMS. Neither Sponsors nor TMS shall
be responsible for delays in delivery of the prize automobile, and delivery is subject to availability. Sponsors
and TMS, however, shall use all reasonable efforts, subject to availability, to deliver the Grand Prize
automobile to the TMS-designated delivery dealer within one hundred and eight (180) days of completion of
verification process. U.S. Grand Prize Winner must personally retrieve the Grand Prize automobile within
thirty (30) days of written notification of delivery or he/she will lose his right to claim the Grand Prize
automobile. U.S. Grand Prize Winner may also be requested to complete additional forms as requested by
TMS in order to claim prize. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution or cash redemption will be
permitted unless Sponsors, in their sole discretion, determine otherwise. Sponsors reserve the right to
substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at their sole discretion.
Taxes on prizes and expenses related to acceptance and use of prizes not specified are the sole
responsibility of winners. By participating, entrants agree (a) to these rules and decisions of judges which
shall be final in all respects; (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsors, TMS, Arctic Cat Inc., their respective
subsidiaries, affiliates and agencies, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents and
representatives (“Releasees”) from any and all claims, demands, costs, expenses, liability, losses or damages
of any kind resulting from their participation in the promotion or their acceptance, use or misuse of a prize,
including liability for personal injury or death; (c) if a winner, to the use of name and/or photograph for
advertising and publicity purposes without compensation (unless prohibited by law) and to execute specific
consent to such use if asked to do so, and to the announcement of their name, city and state; and (d) that
Sponsors and their respective agents have not made any representation, warranty or guaranty, in whole or in
part, in law or in fact, relative to the prize. Winners will be required to complete an Affidavit or Declaration of
Eligibility and Liability Release and (where legal) a Publicity Release, which must be returned within the time
period specified by Sponsors or an alternate winner may be selected. Return of any prize/prize notification as
undeliverable may result in disqualification of winner and selection of an alternate winner. Releasees are not
responsible and shall not be liable for: (a) any telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network,
Internet or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, server
malfunction or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries; (b) failed, incomplete,
garbled or delayed computer transmissions; (c) late, lost, illegible, postage-due, incomplete, damaged or
misdirected entries or mail; and (d) any condition caused by events that may cause the promotion to be
disrupted or corrupted. Sponsors reserve the right in their sole discretion to cancel or suspend the
sweepstakes or any portion thereof should any causes corrupt the administration, security or proper play of
the promotion; in which case, prize will be awarded via a random drawing from among all eligible entries
legitimately received prior to cancellation. In case of dispute, entries will be declared made by the authorized
account holder of the email address used to participate at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is
defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online
service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for
assigning email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address. CAUTION: ANY
ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE
LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS
AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES
FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In no event will Sponsors,
their respective subsidiaries, affiliates and agencies, and their respective directors, officers, employees,
agents and representatives be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including direct,
indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of your access to and use of the internet
site www.basspro.com/countdown or other sites promoting the sweepstakes or the downloading from and/or
printing material downloaded from said sites. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on these sites is
provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to, the
implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Information
of Sponsors. No prize transfer. No prize substitution except at Sponsors’ sole discretion.
7. ARBITRATION/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, entrants agree that (a) any and all disputes,
claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this promotion, or any prize awarded, or the
determination of the winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and
exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective, in
Greene County, Missouri, (b) any and all claims, judgements and awards shall be limited to actual out-ofpocket
costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this promotion but in no event attorneys’ fees;
and (c) under no circumstances will entrant will be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives
all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for
actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All
issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official
Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and/or Sponsor in connection with the promotion, shall be
governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Missouri, without regard for conflicts
of law doctrine, and all proceedings shall take place in Greene County, Missouri.
8. WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by 1/16/17 to:
Bass Pro Shops “Countdown to Christmas 2016” Sweepstakes Winners, PMI Station, P.O. Box 750,
Southbury, CT 06488-0750.
Bass Pro Intellectual Property, L.L.C., a Missouri Limited Liability Company, 2500 E. Kearney, Springfield, MO 65898, USA.
Bass Pro Shops Canada (Calgary), Inc., a Canadian corporation, 2500 E. Kearney, Springfield, MO 65898, USA.
Bass Pro Shops Canada, Inc., an Ontario corporation, 2500 E. Kearney, Springfield, MO 65898, USA.
Administrator: Promotion Mechanics, Inc., 87 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470, USA.