Gibson Epiphone – September 2019 Giveaway Sweepstakes
Win an Epiphone Dove PRO Acoustic/Electric (Violin Burst) with case during the month of September 2019! Visit
Epiphone.com to enter to win! Winners will be randomly selected October 1, 2019.
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER SWEEPSTAKES OR WIN A PRIZE. BUYING WILL NOT
HELP YOU WIN. YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING WITHOUT MAKING A PURCHASE ARE THE SAME
AS THE CHANCES OF SOMEONE WHO PURCHASES SOMETHING. IT IS ILLEGAL TO GIVE
ADVANTAGE TO BUYERS IN A SWEEPSTAKES.
2. Entry Period: The “Epiphone September 2019 Giveaway” Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) commences at
12:00:01 PM (CST) on September 1, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 PM (CST) on September 30, 2019. All entries
must be received by 11:59:59 (CST) on September 30, 2019 (“Deadline”). Gibson Brands, Inc. (hereinafter
referred to as “Sponsor”), at its own discretion, may extend the period of time for the submittal of entries. Any
extension of time for the submittal of entries will be posted on the Promotion webpage at www.epiphone.com.
3. Eligibility: The Promotion is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, except
where prohibited, who are above the age of 18 years old or the age of majority in the jurisdiction of residence at
the time of entry, whichever is greater (“Entrant”). Employees of Sponsor or their immediate families, or anyone
whom has won a Gibson sponsored Promotion in the preceding 12 months are not eligible to be entered into the
Promotion. Immediate family includes parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents, step-parents, step-
children, and step-siblings. By participating in the Promotion, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official
Promotion Rules, release Sponsor and any affiliates against all claims, injuries, or damage arising out of any
participation in these Promotion and redemption of the prize, and acknowledge compliance with these Official
4. Promotion Overview and Prize Information: One (1) Potential Winner (“Winner”) will be chosen by Sponsor
on October 1, 2019 at 09:00:00 AM CST. The Winner will receive one (1) Epiphone Dove PRO Acoustic/Electric
(Violin Burst) with case. The Potential Winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility,
Liability and Publicity Release (except where prohibited), which must be received by Sponsor within ten (10)
days after the Release is emailed to Potential Winner. If any Potential Winner fails or refuses to sign and return
such Affidavit within the time period required by Sponsor or if the prize or prize notification is returned as
rejected, faulty, unclaimed or returned as undeliverable to such Potential Winner, such Potential Winner may be
disqualified and an alternate may be selected. A Potential Winner is not a confirmed Winner until he or she has
retuned all required documentation and his/her eligibility has been verified by Sponsor. Non-compliance shall
result in disqualification and award of the prize to an alternate Winner.
No substitution or transfer of prize will be accepted without Sponsor’s approval or where required by law. Sponsor
may reward alternate prize of equal or greater value if the main components of prize become unavailable. Prize
is not redeemable for cash. Winner will receive an IRS 1099 form reflecting the fair market value of the prize.
ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.).
Total estimated retail value of each prize:
Epiphone Guitar: $1,155 (includes case)
Odds of winning depend on total number of eligible entrants received during the Promotion period.
5. How to Enter: To enter the “Epiphone September 2019 Giveaway” Promotion, Entrants will be required to enter
through the entry form on Epiphone.com. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete and thereafter transmit
the official online entry form, which includes: your full, legal name, address, and valid e-mail address. Entrant
must be the registered subscriber of the email account from which the entry is made. Potential winner may be
required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the registered account holder for the e-mail address
associated with the potentially winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the entry
will be deemed ineligible.
Entries may only be submitted by a single Entrant. Group Entries will not be accepted. Only one (1) individual
may be considered to have produced and submitted the Entry. Only one (1) e-mail account per Entrant will be
eligible to win. Any Entrant found to use multiple accounts will be disqualified. Subsequent attempts made by
the same individual to submit multiple entries by using multiple accounts or otherwise may be disqualified.
Entries generated by a script, computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic or other automated means will be
disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted, false, lost, late or misdirected, deceptive or
otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules may be disqualified from the Promotion, at Sponsor’s sole
and absolute discretion. Illegible and/or incomplete entries and entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the
eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are void. Those who do not
follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their entry form, or abide by these Official Rules
or other instructions of Sponsor may be disqualified. Each entry submitted in this Promotion is referred to as an
In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an entry, the entry will be declared to have been made by the
registered account holder of the e-mail address associated with the potentially winning entrant, but only if that
person meets all other eligibility criteria or if that person is the approving parent or legal guardian of a minor
participant who meets all of the eligibility criteria. A registered account holder is defined as the natural person
who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization
(e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain
associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any damage made to the Web Site will be the responsibility of the
registered account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry.
6. Determination of Winners: Random drawings from all eligible entries received in accordance with these Official
Rules will be conducted approximately on or about October 1, 2019. One (1) Winner will be chosen by random
drawing from all eligible entries received. Sponsor will have complete discretion over interpretation of the Official
Rules, of administration of the Promotion, and of selection of the winners. Decisions of the Sponsor as to the
selection of the winners will be final.
Winner will be notified by email on or before October 1, 2019 at 12:00 AM CST. Prize shall be shipped to Winner
from Sponsor at Sponsor’s expense. All entries must be received by the Deadline to be elirgible to win a prize.
Sponsor will make two (2) attempts to notify the potential Winner. Winner must respond within 24 hours of
drawing or the prizewinner will be disqualified, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate potential winner may
be selected at random.
The Winner is solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes and other costs pertaining to the awarded
If any Winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules, or if the Winner
declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such Winner may be disqualified and an alternate Winner may be
selected. If, for any reason, more eligible Winners come forward seeking to claim prizes in excess of the number
of each type of prize set forth in these Official Rules, the Winners, or remaining Winners, as the case may be, of
the advertised number of prizes available may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making
purportedly valid claims for such prizes. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive
remedy under such circumstances.
7. Technical Limitation of Liability: To the extent permitted by applicable law, neither Sponsor nor any of its
respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, legal and financial advisors, any
and all companies associated with this Promotion nor any of their respective officers, directors, shareholders,
agents, licensees, licensors and employees, nor any Internet access providers (collectively “Released Parties”)
(except where due to the negligence, breach of these Rules or other default of a Released Party) are responsible
for incorrect or inaccurate entry of information, human error, technical malfunction, lost/delayed data
transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failure of any telephone, computer or other network,
computer equipment, software or any combination thereof, inability to access the Promotion Site or other sites,
for problems uploading any Entries or downloading any Promotion-related materials from the Promotion Site, or
for late Entries not received within the stipulated date and time, lost, damaged, misdirected, incorrect, incomplete,
delayed, garbled, stolen or inaccurate Entries or for any other problems or errors related to the Promotion.
By entering their name into the Promotion, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Promotion Rules and to
release and hold harmless Sponsor and its respective subsidiary or affiliated companies from and against any and
all claims or actions of any kind, whether under contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and agree to indemnify
Sponsor against any liability or expense arising in connection with the foregoing. Sponsor reserves the right to
cancel, suspend or modify the Promotion or any part of it, within its sole discretion.
Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Promotion, Entrants also authorize Sponsor to use their voice,
likeness, photograph, video, biographical data, and city and state of residence, submission/entry and written or
oral statements in promotional material without compensation. Entrant shall have no right of approval, no claim
to compensation, and no claim (including without limitation, claims based on invasion of privacy, defamation, or
right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, alternation, or use in composite form of your name, picture
likeness, address (city and state) email address, biographical information, or entry. The rights granted under this
paragraph shall extend to Sponsor and its affiliated companies with respect to all Entrants in the Promotion,
including those Entrants who are selected as Winner and those Entrants who are not selected as Winner. Sponsor
is under no obligation to use the winning Entries for any purpose.
8. Privacy. As a condition of entering the Promotion, each Entrant gives consent for Sponsor to obtain and deliver
his or her name, address and other information to third parties for the purpose of administering this Promotion
and to comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules. Any information entrants provide to Sponsor may be
used to communicate with entrant in relation to this Promotion or on a Promotion winner’s list. The personal
information you submit will only be used to contact you in the event you win the Promotion or if there is a
question or issue regarding your entry. We will not disclose, give, sell or transfer any personal information about
you, unless required for law enforcement or by statute.
9. Request for Winners: For the name of the Grand Prize Winners and/or Official Promotion Rules, please send a
self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Epiphone (a brand of Gibson Brands, Inc.)
Attn: Epiphone Contest
1510 Elm Hill Pike, Suite 212
Nashville, TN 37210
All requests for Official Promotion Rules must be made by September 30th
, 2025. The Winners list will be
available until September 30tht
, 2025. Residents of WA and VT may omit return postage.
10. Sponsor: The “Epiphone September 2019 Giveaway” Promotion is sponsored by Epiphone, a brand of Gibson
Brands, Inc., 1510 Elm Hill Pike Nashville, TN 37210.
11. Disputes: Except where prohibited, Entrant agrees that; (1) any dispute regarding this Promotion shall be resolved
individually, without resort to a class action, and exclusively in Tennessee; (2) any claims, awards, judgments
shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, but in no event, attorneys’ fees; and (3) Entrant waives any
punitive, incidental or consequential damages. The rules hereunder shall be interpreted under the laws of
12. MISCELLANEOUS: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules or the Affidavit
will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision of the Official
Rules or the Affidavit is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will
remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were
not contained herein. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of
that provision. Entrants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these Official Rules. Headings are solely
for convenience of reference and will not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of the
documents or any provision hereof. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or
and/or the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control and the
discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.