Nissan North America – Heisman House Sweepstakes

Nissan HEISMAN HOUSE SWEEPSTAKES 

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. SWEEPSTAKES VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

 

 

1. ELIGIBILITY: The Nissan Heisman House (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older and have reached the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry. Employees of Nissan North America, Inc., (“Nissan” or “Sponsor”), GMR Marketing LLC (“GMR”), and their respective parent companies, affiliates, dealerships, promotion and other vendor agencies involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. 

 

2. SWEEPSTAKES TIMING: The Nissan Heisman House Sweepstakes will take place between 12:01 a.m. CT on September 7, 2020 and 11:59 p.m. on December 13, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes consists of fourteen (14) separate entry periods (each an “Entry Period”) as follows:

 

Entry Period #1 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on September 7, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on September 13, 2020.
Entry Period #2 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on September 14, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on September 20, 2020.
Entry Period #3 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on September 21, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on September 27, 2020.
Entry Period #4 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on September 28, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on October 4, 2020.
Entry Period #5 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on October 5, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on October 11, 2020.
Entry Period #6 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on October 12, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on November 18, 2020.
Entry Period #7 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on October 19, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on October 25, 2020.
Entry Period #8 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on October 26, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on November 1, 2020.
Entry Period #9 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on November 2, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on November 8, 2020.
Entry Period #10 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on November 9, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on November 15, 2020.
Entry Period #11 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on November 16, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on November 22, 2020.
Entry Period #12 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on November 23, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on November 29, 2020.
Entry Period #13 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on November 30, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on December 6, 2020.
Entry Period #14 begins at 12:00 a.m. CT on December 7, 2020 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on December 13, 2020.
3. HOW TO ENTER:   During the Sweepstakes Period, visit the virtual Heisman House online at www.theheismanhouse.com, (a) complete an Official Entry Form including, selecting favorite school, your first and last name, daytime phone, e-mail address, address, city, state, zip code, and verify age eligibility and accept the Official Rules and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy; (b) click “Submit”.  Enter each Entry Period during the Sweepstakes Period for a chance to win a Weekly Prize during that specific Entry Period. The school with the most selections at the end of the Sweepstakes Period will be eligible to be a 2021 Nissan Heisman House Tour Stop. 

Limit one (1) Entry per person/authorized e-mail account holder/household per day during each Entry Period during the Sweepstakes Period. Non-winning eligible Entries received during an Entry Period will NOT roll over and will NOT be eligible to win in subsequent Entry Period drawings.

Any attempt by any person to submit more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different e-mail addresses/accounts or any other methods will void that person’s Sweepstakes Entries and that person will be disqualified. Sweepstakes Entries must be submitted during the Sweepstakes Period in strict accordance with the instructions and restrictions in these Official Rules.  Entries may not be made jointly or by any group and may only be made by an individual. Proof of submitting an Entry other than as detailed above (such as a printed or copied confirmation screen or message) does not constitute actual receipt of the Entry for purposes of this Sweepstakes. All Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and receipt of Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Facsimiles, mechanical reproductions, alterations, garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, late, forged Entries, or Entries generated by a macro, bot, or other automated means will not be accepted and are void. Those who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their entry, or abide by these Official Rules will be disqualified.  

 

 

 

4. RANDOM DRAW DATES, PRIZES, AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): 

Weekly Prize winners will be randomly selected from all eligible Entries received during each Entry Period based on the random draw schedule below. In order to be included in an Entry Period random drawing, your Entry must be received prior to the close of an Entry Period as defined above in the Sweepstakes Timing section. Non-winning eligible Entries received during an Entry Period will NOT roll over and will NOT be eligible to win in subsequent Entry Period drawings. All random drawings will be conducted under the supervision of Sponsor, whose decisions are final. Odds of winning a Weekly Prize will be based on the number of eligible Entries received during each Entry Period. Limit one (1) Weekly Prize per person. Entry Period Random Draw Dates will take place as follows:
Entry Period

Random Draw Date

Prizes Awarded

Entry Period #1

September 14, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #2

September 21, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #3

September 28, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #4

October 5, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #5

October 12, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #6

October 19, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #7

October 26, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #8

November 2, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #9

November 9, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #10

November 16, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #11

November 23, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #12

November 30, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #13

December 7, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Entry Period #14

December 14, 2020

Two (2) Weekly Prizes

Twenty-Eight (28) Weekly Prizes: Two (2) Weekly Prizes awarded each Entry Period. Each Weekly Prize includes: Two (2) tickets to a College Football game at a Heisman House tour stop location in 2021, tour experience in 2021, and one (1) tour merchandise item(brand, size, style, and all other aspects of merchandise item are determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Game location and ticket seating area are determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. All travel to the game be the responsibility of the winner). ARV of each Entry Period Prize is $550.

Nissan Heisman House Tour Stop school selection Grand Prize will be determined on or about December 14, 2020 with the school that has the most fan selections received during the Sweepstakes Period being named as an official Nissan Heisman House Tour Stop in 2021. In the event of a tie in selections, the tied schools will be reviewed and the selection that occurred first based on entry time will be the final selection. In order to be included in the school selection, your school selection must be received prior to the close of the Sweepstakes Period as defined above in the Sweepstakes Timing section. The School selection will be conducted under the supervision of Sponsor, whose decisions are final. Odds of a school being selected for a tour stop will be based on the number of eligible schools selections received during the Sweepstakes Period. 
Nissan Heisman House Tour Stop School Selection: One (1) School will be selected to receive a Nissan Heisman House Tour Stop in 2021. Tour Stop Includes: Nissan Heisman House Tour Experience in 2021 at date and time selected by the Sponsor. ARV of Nissan Heisman House Tour Stop is $0.

 

All federal, state, and local taxes and fees related to a prize are the sole responsibility of the Prize winner. Prizes are nontransferable and no substitution or cash equivalent is allowed, except in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Prizes consist only of the items specifically listed as part of the prize. Sponsor, in its sole discretion reserves the right to substitute prize of the same approximate retail value.

 

5. NOTIFICATION OF WEEKLY PRIZE WINNERS: Each potential Weekly Prize winner will be notified on or about two (2) business days following the corresponding random draw via phone to the phone number provided on the Official Entry Form. Each potential Weekly Prize winner must respond to the phone notification within 48 hours of attempted notification. If a potential Weekly Prize winner does not respond to phone notification within forty-eight (48) hours of attempted notification, the prize will be forfeited and a potential alternate Weekly Prize winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries submitted, time permitting. If any potential Weekly Prize winner rejects his/her prize, or if a potential Weekly Prize winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate Weekly Prize winner, time permitting. The Weekly Prize will be fulfilled in two separate shipments to the address provided by each Weekly Prize winner. The first shipment will include one (1) tour merchandise item shipped within approximately 2-3 weeks following winner verification and confirmation. The second shipment will include two (2) Heisman House tour College Football game tickets to a select number of games and selected by the winner once game and tour dates are available approximately June 2021. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. Exact details of all Prizes awarded to be determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer Prizes, or redeem Prizes for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any Prize should the advertised Prize become unavailable for any reason. All federal, state, and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winners. All other expenses not specified as part of a Prize description are solely the winner’s responsibility. If a Prize remains unclaimed after three (3) attempts in an Entry Period notification, attempts will cease for that Entry period and the Weekly Prize will be awarded in a subsequent Entry Period if Entries and time permit or the Weekly Prize will go unawarded.

6. PUBLICITY RELEASE:  By participating in the Sweepstakes, Participants grant (and agree to confirm grant in writing promptly upon request) to the Sponsor, and those acting under Sponsor’s authority, the right to the use of his/her name, photograph, likeness, voice, image, statements and biographical information, at any time or times, for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes in any media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, in perpetuity, including the World Wide Web without review, notification or approval, and additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.

 

7. GENERAL CONDITIONS: If for any reason the Sweepstakes, including the digital portion, is not capable of running as planned, including disruptions caused by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, fire, flood, epidemic, pandemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or any other cause that corrupts, affects or compromises the administration, security, fairness, integrity, proper conduct or intended play of the Sweepstakes (each a “Force Majeure” event), Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual Sponsor deems responsible and Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof). In the event the Sweepstakes is cancelled or terminated as a result of a Force Majeure event, Sponsor reserves the right to select registrant’s prizes in random drawings from among all available prizes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, including any erroneous appearance of qualification for a prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, cable, satellite, servers, network or Internet service provider (ISP), computer equipment, software, failure of any Registration to be received by Sponsor due to technical problem or traffic, congestion on the internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sweepstakes Registrations generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means and Registrations and Plays made by any means which subvert the entry process are ineligible and will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a winner based on an email account, the Registration will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” email account submitted at the time of the entry. The Authorized Account Holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address.

 

8. ADDITIONAL TERMS: By registering, registrant agrees to accept and abide by these Official Rules and agrees that any dispute with regard to the conduct of this Sweepstakes, rule interpretation or award of prize, shall be resolved by GMR and/or Sponsor, whose decision shall be binding and final.  By registering, registrant agrees to be notified using the contact information provided in the registrant’s Registration by the Sponsor and/or GMR for the purposes of the administration of this Sweepstakes. By participating, registrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, GMR and their respective affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (collectively, 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, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot take place due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to a Force Majeure event. Registrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical, printing, or other error in the printing of these Official Rules, or any network, computer, mechanical, electronic, human or other errors or problems in connection with this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, any errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of Registrations, or in the announcement or designation of prizes, including such error that may give an erroneous indication that a prize has been won. All Registrations become the property of the Sponsor and are not returnable.

Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties. 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 SWEEPSTAKES, DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS SWEEPSTAKES 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.

9. DISPUTES/GOVERNING LAW: The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Sweepstakes. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the State of Tennessee, City of Nashville. THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES. For any matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or in connection with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these Official Rules and/or the Sweepstakes, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in the County of Williamson, State of Tennessee. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.

 

10)WINNERS’ LIST: To receive the name of the winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by January 31, 2021 to: Nissan Heisman House Sweepstakes Winners’ List, Attn: Promotions Department, 5000 South Towne Drive, New Berlin, WI 53151.

 

The Sweepstakes is Sponsored by Nissan North America, Inc., One Nissan Way, Franklin, TN 37067.

 

The Sweepstakes is administered by GMR Marketing LLC, 5000 South Towne Drive, New Berlin, WI, 53151.

 

The information provided will only be used as indicated by Nissan in accordance with their Privacy Policy which is available at www.nissanusa.com/privacy.html, and registrants will have the ability to opt-out of further communications.