Mathis Brothers Furniture – 2021 Friendsgiving Giveaway – Win the offered prize within thirty (30) days of the date on which the winner claimed the prize

OFFICIAL RULES
2021 FRIENDSGIVING GIVEAWAY
These are the Official Rules for the FRIENDSGIVING GIVEAWAY drawing for one (1) of five (5) $2,000 gift certificates redeemable at Mathis Brothers Furniture during the Friendsgiving Giveaway (the “Contest”) ; Contest participants will complete an entry form nominating one (1) friend for the Contest prize, and each person participating in the Contest, whether as a nominating party, as a nominee or in both capacities, will be deemed a “participant” under these Official Rules and subject to the Official Rules in all respects. Only one (1) gift certificate will be awarded at each Mathis Brothers Furniture location for the entire Contest.
Each participant’s odds of winning are dependent upon the number of official entries received as of the deadline for the drawing (i.e. the odds of winning the $2,000 gift certificate are one (1) out of the total number of participants that have completed an entry form for that Mathis Brothers Furniture location).
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN, AND THE USE OF THE TERM “CUSTOMER” IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES IN NO WAY IMPLIES A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
1. Limit one (1) entry per nominating participant during the Contest. A particular nominee may be nominated by more than one nominating participant.
2. The Contest is open to U.S. residents 18 years of age or older, except employees and immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings and children) of Mathis Brothers Furniture (the “Promoter”), and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, owners, employees and agents, its advertising and promotional agencies, or any other company engaged in the development, production, distribution or sponsorship of this Contest.
3. The Contest begins on November 5, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. PST and will end on November 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. PST (the “Contest Period”). Each nominating participant will be required to complete the Contest’s prescribed entry form providing (a) the contact information for both the nominating participant and his or her nominee for the Contest prize, and (b) a description of the reasons for which the nominating participant has selected his or her nominee. Notwithstanding foregoing, however, the Contest winner will be selected at random without regard to the basis for his or her nomination. The Contest’s entry form is available online via Google Forms at the following form link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScnY0sWySnkVzQXVGBV8WCclo7lFBn9dQo2xMlHyaOKBmsgg/viewform during the contest period.
4. One winner from each Mathis Brothers Furniture location will be selected by random drawing held at 12 p.m. PST on November 24, 2021. The winners will be picked at random utilizing a web-based random-name-picker and will be announced and posted on Facebook as a post, and Instagram as a story. The winners will be notified by email and/or phone call within 60 minutes of the drawing (the “Award Notice”). Each winner of the Contest drawing will receive one (1) $2,000 Mathis Brothers Gift Certificate. In order to claim his or her prize, the winner must respond to the phone call and/or email within 24 hours of notification (the “deadline”). The participant will have a choice to nominate a friend, family member, or essential worker. Each winning participant nominee will win a $2,000 Mathis Brothers Gift Certificate. Items must be picked up within 7 days of the award at the closest Mathis Brothers Furniture location. The winner must live near the Mathis Brothers Furniture store or be willing to travel to our physical Mathis Brothers Furniture store to pick up the prize. The winner must also agree to take a photo that Mathis Brothers will post on social media. Each participant’s odds of winning are dependent upon the number of official entries received as of the deadline for the drawing (i.e. the odds of winning the $2,000 gift certificate are one (1) out of the total number of participants that have completed an entry form for that Mathis Brothers Furniture location). In the event the winner cannot be contacted, or declines the prize, another winner will be selected. All prizes will be awarded in-store by the store manager. A prize not claimed by the deadline will be forfeited. The Promoter reserves the right to select another participant, by random drawing, in such instance and award the prize to an alternate participant.
5. Prizes are not transferable to any other person, including relatives or friends. No substitutes or exchanges (including for cash) of prizes will be permitted, except that the Promoter reserves the right to substitute items of equal or greater value for each prize. Any substituted prizes shall be 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. Winners are responsible for payment of all federal, state and local taxes on the prizes awarded.
6. Each nominating participant represents to Promoter that he or she is authorized to disclose all information provided to Promoter in connection with the Contest, that none of the information provided is subject to any confidentiality obligation or otherwise protected from disclosure, and that such information may be utilized by Promoter as contemplated in Paragraph 11 below. Each nominating participant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Promoter, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, owners, employees and agents, its advertising and promotional agencies, or any other company engaged in the development, production, distribution or sponsorship of this Contest from any claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses arising from such nominating participant’s breach of the foregoing representation.
7. By entering the Contest, the entrant releases Promoter its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, owners, employees and agents, its advertising and promotional agencies, or any other company engaged in the development, production, distribution or sponsorship of this Contest from any liability whatsoever and waives any and all causes of action related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or the delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use the prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity, privacy or defamation, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.
8. Consent to be contacted by phone, text and/or email is hereby granted by the Participant regardless of whether the Participant’s number is presently on the federal or any state Do-Not-Call registry or the Participant later adds their number to any such registry.
9. Neither the Promoter nor any of its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, owners, employees and agents, its advertising and promotional agencies, or any other company engaged in the development, production, distribution or sponsorship of this Contest will be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted or damaged entries; (b) any Contest disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of the Promoter; or (c) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest.
10. The Promoter and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, owners, employees and agents, its advertising and promotional agencies, or any other company engaged in the development, production, distribution or sponsorship of this Contest accepts no responsibility for lost, late, illegible, stolen, misdirected, postage due or mutilated entries and further do not assume any liability or responsibility for any malfunction of telecommunication, internet, or individual computer or mobile device systems.
11. This Contest is void where prohibited. This Contest is only available to residents of Alaska, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, New Mexico, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington.
12. By entering the Contest all participants understands that the Promoter and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, owners, employees and agents, its advertising and promotional agencies, or any other company engaged in the development, production, distribution or sponsorship of this Contest shall have the right to use the winner’s voice, name, image, likeness, actions, contact information, statements and photograph for marketing, advertising and promotional purposes without further authorization, compensation, remuneration or notification.
13. As a condition of being awarded the prize, the winner will be required to execute and deliver to the Promoter a signed affidavit of eligibility and acceptance of these Official Rules and a release of liability within 7 days of notification of being a winner.
14. Aside from attempting to contact each Contest winner directly, the names of the Contest winners will be posted in a conspicuous location at each participating Mathis Brothers Furniture store location and on the Friendsgiving webpage on Mathis Brothers Furniture’s website (www.MathisBrothers.com) for up to seven (7) consecutive days.
15. By entering the Contest, the participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Promoter, which are final and binding in all respects. The Promoter reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Contest or any participant’s participation in the Contest should causes beyond its control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Contest or if the Promoter is or otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Contest as planned.
16. The Promoter reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process. The Promoter further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify this Contest if it is not capable of completion as planned by reasons of computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technology failures of any sort.
17. If by reason of a printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Official Rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes (which is one (1)) available in the prize category in question per Mathis Brothers Furniture location. No more than the advertised number of prizes (which is five (5)) will be awarded.
18. If for some reason the winner receives a rain check in lieu of the prize, the winner is entitled by law to receive the prize, an item of equal or greater value, or the cash equivalent of the offered prize within thirty (30) days of the date on which the winner claimed the prize.
19. The Promoter’s decisions are final. All entries submitted become the property of the Promoter and will not be acknowledged or returned.
20. As a condition of participating in this Contest, the applicant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and any and all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in the City of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma having competent jurisdiction, which Court shall apply the laws of the State of Oklahoma without regards for doctrines of conflicts of laws. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or decreased.