Guitar Center – Roland Prize Package Giveaway Sweepstakes
Guitar Center® Roland Prize Package Giveaway
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES OR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE AT
LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER ON THE DATE OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
ELIGIBILITY: Participation in the Guitar Center Roland Prize Package Giveaway (the
“Giveaway” or “Promotion”) is limited to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District
of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age or older at the time of entry (the “Entrant”). The Promotion
is void in all other U.S. territories and possessions and where restricted or prohibited by law. Employees
of Guitar Center Stores, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), its affiliates, subsidiaries, authorized dealers,
licensees, suppliers, marketing partners, advertising and promotion agencies, Marden-Kane, Inc. (the
“Administrator”), and any other companies engaged in the development, administration, production,
fulfillment or distribution of materials for this Giveaway, and the immediate families (spouse, parents,
children, siblings and their respective spouses) and individuals living in the same household, whether
related not, of the above, are not eligible to enter or win a prize. This Giveaway is subject to all
applicable federal, state and local laws. Winning a prize is contingent on eligibility verification and
compliance with these Official Rules.
PROMOTION PERIOD: The Giveaway begins on October 27, 2022 at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time
(“ET”) and ends on November 17, 2022 at 11:59:59 PM ET (the “Promotion Period”). The Sponsor runs the
official clock for the Giveaway and will solely determine the time by which an entry is received.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period, visit https://www.guitarcenter.com/gear-giveaway.gc
and follow the instructions to submit your completed entry
form. As part of the entry process, Entrants will be required to indicate that they have read, accept, and
agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Limit one entry per person.
Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time
of entry. Entries are subject to the acceptance and acknowledgement of these Official Rules and any other
person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or
other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted
e-mail address. When using a web-enabled mobile device to enter, message and data rates may apply. You
agree to incur any and all charges demanded by your wireless carrier. Not all mobile devices offer
wireless Internet access; and wireless Internet access may not be available in all areas.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, delayed, destroyed, misdirected, incomplete,
illegible, mutilated, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for
problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. No automated entry devices and/or programs
permitted. Incomplete or illegible entries are not eligible. All entries become the property of the
Sponsor and will not be returned. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by
RANDOM DRAWING: A random drawing will be conducted on or about November 22, 2022 to
select one (1) winner from among all eligible entries received. The drawing will be conducted by
Marden-Kane, Inc., an independent judging organization whose decisions shall be final and binding on all
matters relating to this Promotion. The odds of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible
PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): One (1) Grand Prize
consisting of a BOSS
GT-1000, a BOSS CB-BU10, a Katana Mini, two (2) BIC-25A, a Gator GU-0907-05-WPDV Waterproof Injection
Molded Case (Black), a Gator GU-2217-08-WPDV Waterproof Injection Molded Case (Black), and a Levy’s Nita
Strauss Signature Polyester Guitar Strap. Total ARV of the Grand Prize is $1,971. The actual value of this
prize is subject to price fluctuations
in the consumer marketplace; winner will not be compensated for any difference in value between the stated
ARV and the actual value of the prize at the time the prize is awarded.
No substitutions, cash equivalents, or transfer of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the
Sponsor, who reserves the right where lawful to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater
value. Prize may not be sold, bartered, or exchanged by winner. Prize consists of only those items
specifically listed as part of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for damage or loss of a prize after
it has been delivered to a confirmed winner. Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all
warranties, expressed or implied, concerning any prize furnished by third parties in connection with the
Promotion. Winner agrees to look to the manufacturer for any warranty on the prize. At Sponsor’s sole
discretion, prizes may vary from what has been advertised, pictured, etc. All details of prizes not
specified herein shall be determined solely by Sponsor. All federal, state, and other tax liabilities
arising from acceptance and use of a prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.
WINNER NOTIFICATION AND CLEARANCE: Potential winner will be notified by the Administrator
via email on/about November 23, 2022. Potential winner (and parent/legal guardian if a potential winner is
deemed a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to complete, sign, and return the following
documents:  an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and, where legal, a publicity release and
 IRS Form W-9 to include his/her social security number that will be used only for the purpose of
reporting the winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service (collectively, the “Documents”).
The Documents must be returned to the Administrator by the date stated in the notification email or the
prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected. If a potential winner (i) cannot be
contacted after a reasonable attempt has been made by Administrator (as determined in Sponsor’s sole
discretion); or (ii) fails to timely return the required paperwork without alteration and in the form
presented by Administrator; or (iii) refuses the prize; or (iv) the prize or prize notification is
rejected or returned as undeliverable, then such potential winner will be disqualified and forfeits all
rights to be deemed a winner in the Promotion and receive the prize, and an alternate winner will be
selected through a random drawing by the Administrator from the remaining eligible entries. Upon prize
forfeiture, no compensation will be given, and Sponsor will have no further obligation to that
participant. The Administrator will fulfill prizes 4 to 6 weeks following eligibility verification.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY By participating, Entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules
including all eligibility requirements. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify Entrants who violate
these Official Rules or interfere with this Promotion in any manner. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain
more than the stated number of entries permitted herein by using multiple/different email addresses,
identities, registrations and logins, or any other method will void that Entrant’s Entries and that
Entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated entry software is prohibited. Electronically reproduced,
illegible, incomplete or inaccurate Entries are void.
GENERAL: Sponsor, Administrator, Prize Providers, and their respective affiliates,
subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and Promotion agencies, and all of their officers, directors,
shareholders, employees, and agents (collectively “Released Parties”) are not responsible for incorrect or
inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human or printing error, technical malfunctions,
lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone
network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or website, inability to
submit the online entry form, or any other error or malfunction, or any injury or damage to Entrant’s or
any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in
this Promotion, or for late, lost, stolen, illegible, misdirected or damaged entries.
Caution, Any attempt by an Entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any
online service or website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of
criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek
damages and/or other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s
failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Entrants agree to release indemnify
and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or
expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may
occur in connection with participation in the Promotion, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of
prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights,
defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify
the Promotion if it cannot be executed as planned for any reason or event beyond Sponsor’s control,
including but not limited to a force majeure event or occurrence, an “act of God” (e.g., natural disaster,
etc.) or an unforeseeable health event (e.g., pandemic) making it inadvisable, impractical, impossible or
illegal or which materially affects a party’s ability to perform its obligations under this agreement in
whole or in part, or if fraud, technical failures, human error or any other causes beyond the reasonable
control of the Sponsor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Promotion, as determined by
Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor may, at its discretion, award prizes in a random
drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of termination. In no event
will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES: TO THE MAXIMIM EXTENT PERMITTED BY
LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES 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 SITE AND/OR PARTICIPATING IN THE PROMOTION, DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL
DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROMOTION. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING AND TO THE
MAXIMIM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THIS PROMOTION AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF
ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW
THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED
WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR
ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
By entering, Entrants acknowledge that they are familiar with the provisions of California Civil Code
Section 1542, which provides as follows
A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS
FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS
OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.
Accordingly, by entering, Entrants (on their behalf and on behalf of their heirs, executors,
administrators, personal representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns of any of the foregoing,
and all other persons and entities asserting rights of or acting on behalf of the entrant) hereby waive
and relinquish any right or benefit which Entrant, Designated Agent or such persons has, have or may have
against Sponsor and the other Released Entities under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of the State of
California, or under any similar statutory or common law of any other jurisdiction to the full extent that
any such person may lawfully waive such rights and benefits pertaining to the releases set forth in these
DISPUTES; GOVERNING LAW; FORUM:Each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims,
and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be
resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take
place in a federal or state court in Los Angeles County, California; (2) any and all claims, judgments,
and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with
entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees and (3) under no circumstances will entrant 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 the Sponsor in connection with this Promotion shall be governed by, and
construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of
law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction),
that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of
SEVERABILITY: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or
unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
WHO WON?: For the name of the prize winner send an email with the subject line: “Guitar
Center Roland Prize Package Giveaway Winner” to: email@example.com. Requests must be received
by November 30, 2022.
SPONSOR: This Promotion is sponsored by Guitar Center Stores, Inc., 5795 Lindero Canyon
Road, Westlake Village, California 91362.
ADMINISTRATOR: This Promotion is being administered by Marden-Kane, Inc., 575 Underhill
Blvd., Suite 222, Syosset, New York 11791 an independent judging organization, who is responsible for
notifying potential winners and overseeing the awarding of the Prizes, and whose decisions regarding the
conduct of this Promotion are final and binding.
Manufacturers of prizes offered in this Promotion are not a Sponsors or Participants in this Giveaway and
no association or endorsement is implied. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may
be the trademarks of their respective owners.
The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective
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Rules may not be copied, edited, or used for any other purpose, commercial or otherwise, without the
express written consent of Marden-Kane, Inc.