Major League Fishing – Win 1 of 30 prizes of a $3,500 trip to Orlando, Florida and a $250 Bass Pro Shops Gift Card by July 31, 2015!
THE MAJOR LEAGUE FISHING ULTIMATE DREAM SWEEPSTAKES
ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM ET on Friday, July 31, 2015
The Major League Fishing Ultimate Dream Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Friday, July 31, 2015
The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States, including the District of Columbia, age 21 or older at the time of entry (see Random Drawing section below for additional eligibility limitations for the Ferguson Prize Partner Entry Form and Ferguson Prize Pool). Void in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law.
3.HOW TO ENTER:
• During the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.mlfultimatedream.com (the “Sweepstakes Site”);
• The Sweepstakes Site’s landing page will include twenty-seven (27) links, one (1) link for each Prize Partner. Click on a Prize Partner link to access the corresponding Prize Partner’s sweepstakes entry form (a “Prize Partner Entry Form”);
• For each Prize Partner Entry Form, follow all entry instructions to complete the entry form in its entirety and submit to receive one (1) entry (an “Entry”) into the random drawing for the Grand Prize corresponding to that Prize Partner (each, a “Prize Partner Prize Pool”).
• Each participant may only submit an Entry for each Prize Partner Entry Form once per day.
Limit: One (1) Entry per Prize Partner Entry Form per day for a maximum of twenty-seven (27) Entries per day.
Although subsequent attempts to enter after the limit of entries on any given day may be received, only the first complete Prize Partner Entry Form submission received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including entries submitted with an alternate email address, will be disqualified.
4.PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS:
There are thirty (30) Grand Prizes available to be won, one (1) Grand Prize from each Prize Partner Prize Pool with the exception of the Ferguson Prize Pool; The Ferguson Prize Pool will offer four (4) Grand Prizes, one (1) for each of four (4) regions as defined in the Random Drawing section below: East Ferguson Region, North Central Ferguson Region, South Central Ferguson Region and West Ferguson Region.
Thirty (30) Grand Prize winners will each receive a trip to Orlando, Florida for the Major League Fishing Pro-Am Event.Grand Prize Trip must be taken from Friday, October 9, 2015 to Monday, October 12, 2015. Each Grand Prize includes:
• Round-trip, coach-class airfare for winner to Orlando, Florida from a major airport nearest the winner’s residence within the 48 contiguous United States as determined by Major League Fishing;
• Round-trip transfers to and from destination airport and hotel;
• Three (3) nights hotel accommodations based on single-occupancy at a hotel of Major League Fishing’s choice within a two (2) hour drive from Orlando;
• Daily breakfast and lunch;
• One (1) gift bag to include a personalized, signed Major League Fishing jersey and various products at Major League Fishing’s discretion;
• A welcome dinner on Friday, October 9, 2015 attended by Major League Fishing professional anglers;
• Group trip to Bass Pro Shops on Saturday, October 10, 2015;
• Admission to the Bass Pro Shops Major League Fishing Fan Festival Area on Saturday, October 10, 2015 and a $250 Bass Pro Shops Gift Card;
• Dinner on Saturday, October 10, 2015 attended by Major League Fishing professional anglers and photo opportunities;
• Half-day fishing excursion with a Major League Fishing Pro Angler in an Official Major League Fishing Boat, two (2) winners per boat, on Sunday, October 11, 2015; and
• Major League Fishing Pro-Am Team Event Awards and Dinner on Sunday, October 11, 2015.
The ARV of each Grand Prize is: $3,500
THE TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZE AVAILABLE TO BE WON : $105,000.
Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received per Prize Partner Prize Pool.
The winners will be selected in a series of thirty (30) random drawings on or about Friday, August 7, 2015 by US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”), an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final. One (1) Grand Prize winner be selected from among all eligible entries received within each corresponding Prize Partner Prize Pool, with the exception of the Ferguson Prize Pool as noted below
Eligible entries received at the Ferguson Prize Partner Entry Form will be separated into four (4) regional random drawings based on the state of residence of each entrant (the “Ferguson Regions”). One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received for each of the Ferguson Regions. The Ferguson Regions are defined as:
• East Ferguson Region: AL, FL, GA, LA, MA, MS, NC, NJ, NY, PA, SC, VA, WV
• North Central Ferguson Region: IA, IL, IN, KY, MI, MN, NE, OH, WI
• South Central Ferguson Region: KS, MO, OK, TN, TX
• West Ferguson Region: AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA
Any entries submitted to the Ferguson Prize Partner Entry Form from participants outside of the Ferguson Regions will be void.
6.WINNER NOTIFICATION & VERIFICATION:
Grand Prize winners will be confirmed via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within five (5) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, “the Releases”). These releases will require the winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after all winners are verified.
All travel related expenses, including but not limited to, ground transportation to and from home, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, food & beverage (except as provided above) and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winners must have valid photo ID prior to departure. Grand Prize must be used on dates specified. Travel is subject to availability and trip is only available from Friday, October 9, 2015 to Monday, October 12, 2015, or prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Dates are subject to change.
All hotel reservations are based on availability. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. Reservations are subject to availability.
In the event a winner engages in behavior that, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip early, whole or in part, and send the winner home with no further obligation. In the event a winner engages in behavior during travel that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is illegal, tortious, or subjects winner to arrest or detention, Sponsor shall have no obligation to pay any damages, fees, fines, judgments or other costs or expenses of any kind whatsoever incurred by winner as a result of such conduct. SPONSOR SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DAMAGES OR EXPENSES RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF ANY TRAVEL RELATED TO THE PRIZE OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF GRAND PRIZE WINNER’S ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF THE PRIZE.
If weather affects the ability for a winner to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. If for any reason whatsoever, a winner is unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. If Grand Prize is forfeited prior to Sponsor finalizing and paying for travel, and there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non-winning eligible entries. Winners are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g., valid photo ID) prior to travel.
Sponsor will, in its sole discretion, determine which airport is closest to a winner’s home. In the event a winner’s residence is close enough to Orlando, Florida such that air transportation is deemed by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be unnecessary, the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute round-trip ground transportation to/from the winner’s home in lieu of air transportation.
Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent and on an airline carrier of Sponsor’s choice. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and those set forth by Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. The passenger contracts in use by the airlines or other transportation companies shall constitute the sole contracts with respect to the winner’s transportation and such contracts shall be solely between the winner and such transportation companies. Lost, stolen or damaged airline tickets will not be replaced or exchanged. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by any air carrier(s) or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. Winners must comply with all hotel check-in requirements, including, but not limited to, the presentation of a major credit card.
If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if a winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.
Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes are not assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
In the event Major League Fishing Pro-Am Event or portion of the Grand Prize does not take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption or postponement, or for any reason beyond the control of the Sponsor, Sponsor’s sole responsibility will be to award the remaining portion of the Grand Prize and no additional substitution or compensation will be provided.
Winners are responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Grand Prize Winners will be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor or Prize Partners. Winners acknowledge that the Sponsor, Prize Partners and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes Administrator and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, Sweepstakes Administrator, Prize Partners and their parent companies, affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes (the “Released Parties”), as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. The Released Parties are 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.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an 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. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. 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 Released Parties are 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; 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 Sweepstakes Administrator, 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: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
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.
Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of Oklahoma. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Oklahoma without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Oklahoma or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Oklahoma. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
By entering and providing the required entry information on any Prize Provider Entry Form, Entrants acknowledge that the Sponsor and Prize Partners may also send information, samples or special offers they believe may be of interest to Entrant, or other information or goods offered by their marketing partners. Personal information collected from online entrants are subject to the Privacy Policies of the Sponsor and each Prize Partner, which can be found at http://www.majorleaguefishing.com/content.aspx?id=1110, http://www.basscatstore.com/privacy-policy.aspx,http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/CFPageC?storeId=10151&catalogId=10051&langId=-1&pageID=5262, http://www.bullfrogsunscreen.com/privacy.html, http://www.federalmogul.com/en-US/Pages/Privacy-Policy.aspx#.VLfNHCvF8dc,http://www.ferguson.com/legal/privacy-policy, http://www.flambeau.com/en/site/legal,http://www.generaltire.com/legal, http://www.jacklinks.com/#/privacy-policy.aspx,https://www.livingstonlures.com/privacy-policy, http://www.lowrance.com/en-US/Privacy-Policy/,https://www.mercurymarine.com/en/us/privacy-policy, http://www.onyxoutdoor.com/k/privacy,http://www.optimabatteries.com/en-us/privacy-policy, http://www.peakhd.com/terms/index.php#privacy,http://www.power-pole.com/JLMarine/termsofuse.aspx, http://www.quantumfishing.com/info/46/privacy.aspx,http://www.ramtrucks.com/en/, http://www.repel.com/Privacy-Policy.aspx,http://www.shell.com/global/aboutshell/website-social-mobile/about-our-website/privacy.html,http://www.simmsfishing.com/privacy, http://stcroixrods.com/privacy-policy,http://www.sunlineamerica.com/about-sunline/, http://tarterusa.com/privacy-policy/,http://www.thmarine.com/privacy-policy, http://www.wileyx.com/corporate/legal.aspx, andhttp://yeticoolers.com/pages/privacy-policy/.
12.OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST:
To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.mlfultimatedream.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by August 7, 2015, to: The Major League Fishing Ultimate Dream Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
For a written confirmation of the winners (available after August 7, 2015), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than September 4, 2015), to: The Major League Fishing Ultimate Dream Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
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Void in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, outside the U.S. and wherever else prohibited.