Propanecom – Homeowner Back-Up Generator Sweepstakes

Propane Homeowner Back-up Generator Sweepstakes Official Rules
Sweepstakes ends 11/17/2019.
ELIGIBILITY: The sweepstakes is only open to those who are current homeowners at the time of entry
and legal U.S. residents and 18 years of age or older (or 19 years of age or older for residents of AL and
NE) as of January 1, 2019. Employees of the Sponsor, the Sponsor Affiliates including authorized
distributors of the Sponsor’s products, or any of the members of their immediate family (defined as
spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children, and grandchildren)
or same household of each are not eligible to participate. This Sweepstakes is void in the states of
Florida and New York. This sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands, U.S. Territories
and Possessions, and where prohibited or restricted by law, and is subject to all applicable federal, state
and local laws.
HOW TO ENTER: Enter the Sweepstakes beginning at 12:00:01 AM ET 1/14/2019 and ending 11:59:59
PM ET 11/17/2019. Entrants may visit the Back-up Generator Sweepstakes website online at and complete the entry form including all requested
information. Entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM ET 11/17/2019 and must be complete in order to
be eligible. Online entries generated by script, macro, or other automated means are void. Normal
Internet access and usage charges imposed by entrant’s online service will apply. Neither the Sponsor
nor the Sponsor Affiliates assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry
information, including, but not limited to, technical malfunctions, human or technical errors, printing
errors, lost/delayed/garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of
any telephone or computer line or network, computer equipment, software, or any combination
Limit One Entry per person regardless of the method of entry.
PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE VALUE: Four (4) Grand Prizes: one back-up generator (approximate value
$3,000). Approximate total value of each package is $3,000 including delivery of appliances to winner’s
home. One Grand Prize will be awarded four times during 2019. Total Approximate Value of all prizes:
$12,000. Appliance brands and models will be determined based on availability through the local
propane supplier. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with another prize of equal or greater
PRIZE WINNER SELECTION/NOTIFICATION: Winner will be selected in a random drawing, on or about the
following dates from among all eligible entries received by the drawing date: April 15, 2019; July 15,
2019; September 16, 2019; November 18, 2019. Drawings will be conducted by the Administrator,
whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this sweepstakes. Odds of winning are
dependent upon the number of eligible entries received.
Potential winners will be notified by registered mail at the address of the home specified on the entry
form and will be required to (a) specify the name, address and phone number of their local area
propane supplier, (b) complete, sign, and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability, (c)
return a completed and signed IRS form W-9 and (d), where legal, sign a Publicity Release within 14 days
of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. If any notifications or
prizes are returned as undeliverable after one attempt and/or the Prize winner’s affidavit and release is
not returned to the Sponsor within 14 days of date of prize notification, the winner may be disqualified
and an alternate winner may be selected. Limit one prize per person/family/household. Taxes are the
sole responsibility of winner.
For a period of one year following delivery of the Grand Prize, winners must allow themselves to be
contacted by the Sponsor or its designated agents for the purpose of obtaining feedback, testimonials,
or other information regarding the appliances. Sponsor or its designated agents will coordinate the
delivery timing and arrangements of the appliances to winner. Expected prize delivery is 3 to 6 weeks
after being verified as the official winner and is subject to change. Sponsor will make its best effort to
work with the propane supplier designated by the winner, but is not responsible for the timing or quality
of service and communications to winner on the part of the designated supplier.
GENERAL RULES: Online entries will be declared to be made by the authorized account holder of the
email address submitted at the time of entry. Authorized account holder is defined as the natural person
who is assigned to an email address by an Internet Access provider, Online Service provider, or other
organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email
addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Sponsor reserves the right at
their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry
process or the operation of the sweepstakes or website; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an
unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other
person. In the event this sweepstakes is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way,
electronically or otherwise, the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or suspend the online
portion of the Sweepstakes and, in such event, to select winner by random drawing from among all
eligible online entries received, up to such time of cancellation, termination or suspension, and all
eligible mailed entries received. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of
the Administrator. All aspects of the prizes are nontransferable and no substitutions or cash equivalents
are allowed except at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of
equal or greater value of an advertised prize if unavailable for any reason. All entries become the
property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Prize winner agrees to indemnify and hold harmless,
and waive any and all claims of liability of any kind whatsoever against the Sponsor and/or the Sponsor
Affiliates, including any accident, loss, injury, or death occurring, or in any way related to the prizes or
use/misuse thereof, or while traveling to and/or from a location to obtain or use the prize. Neither the
Sponsor nor the Sponsor Affiliates make any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied,
in fact or in law, relative to the use of the prizes including, without limitation, quality, merchantability
and fitness for a particular purpose. Winner, in accepting his or her prize, consents to the use of his or
her name, address (city, state), photograph, and likeness for purposes of advertising, trade, and
promoting in any and all media on behalf of the Sponsor, without further compensation, except where
prohibited by law. Winner is responsible for any and all federal, state, and local taxes.
LIST OF WINNERS: To receive the name of sweepstakes winner, send a self-addressed envelope to:
Propane Back-up Generator Sweepstakes, 1202 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508 no later than 12/1/2019.
SPONSOR: Propane Education & Research Council, 1140 Connecticut Ave NW #1075, Washington, DC
ADMINISTRATOR: Swanson Russell, 1202 P Street, Lincoln, NE 68508.