Scheels – Vip Hunt Giveaway – Win Muzzleloader Elk Hunt in New Mexico for winner and one guest during the 2023 hunting season

Official Rules
To be posted and available for printing at www.scheels.com
5th
draft: 7/8/22
SCHEELS
VIP HUNT GIVEAWAY
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM PRIZE.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are 21
years of age or older at time of entry. Employees of SCHEELS All Sports Inc., (“the Sponsor”),
Sheltered Wings, Inc. d/b/a Vortex Optics (“Promotional Partner”), and their respective subsidiaries,
agencies, affiliates and members of the immediate families (spouses and parents, siblings, children
and their spouses and in-laws) and persons living in the same household of such individuals are not
eligible. Void where prohibited.
2. PROMOTION PERIOD: The SCHEELS VIP Hunt Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) runs from
12:00:00am Central Time (“CT”) on July 20, 2022 and ends at 11:59:59 pm CT on September 18,
2022 (the “Promotion Period”).
3. TO ENTER: To enter the SCHEELS VIP Hunt Giveaway, visit www.SCHEELS.com/viphunt (“Web
Site”) during the Promotion Period, and complete the entry form. Before submitting your entry, click
on the Facebook, Instagram, and/or YouTube button(s) on the entry form and visit the Sponsor’s
corresponding Facebook, Instagram, and/or YouTube page(s). Doing so will earn one entry per
page visited. After visiting the page(s), click “Sign Up” on the entry form. Doing so will earn one
entry into the Promotion. If you select the box consenting to receive text messages from Sponsor
prior to clicking “Sign Up”, you will earn an additional 10 entries. Entries must be received by Web
Site’s server by 11:59:59 pm CT on September 18, 2022. Web Site’s server is the official clock for
this promotion.
LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PER METHOD OF ENTRY VIA THE FACEBOOK,
INSTAGRAM, YOUTUBE OR SIGN UP BUTTONS. LIMIT TEN ENTRIES PER PERSON VIA THE
TEXTING OPT-IN BUTTON.
By checking the box consenting to receive texts from Sponsor, you expressly consent to receive
recurring automated promotional and personalized marketing text messages from SCHEELS at the
cell number provided on your entry form. Consent is not a condition of any purchase. Reply HELP
for help and STOP to cancel. Message frequency varies. Message and data rates may apply.
Completing the entry form also constitutes your willful agreement to receive recurring marketing
emails from SCHEELS and/or its Promotional Partner at the email address provided on your entry
form. You may unsubscribe at any time by: (a) sending an opt-out request to privacy@scheels.com
and specifying the mobile phone number and/or email address where you no longer wish to be
contacted; (b) for emails, clicking the “unsubscribe” or similar link in any marketing email sent to you
by SCHEELS to opt-out of further marketing emails; or (c) for text messaging, replying “STOP” to
any marketing text message sent to you by SCHEELS (you will be sent a confirmation message).
Doing so will not affect your chances of winning. Further, participating in the Promotion constitutes
your agreement to Sponsor’s Messaging Terms & Conditions at www.scheels.com/terms-and-
conditions.html and Messaging Privacy Policy at https://attnl.tv/p/34g.
4. DRAWING/PRIZE/ODDS: On or about September 25, 2022, a random drawing will be conducted by
Promotion Mechanics, Inc., an independent judging organization, from among all eligible entries
combined to award the following prize:
(1) Grand Prize: a VIP Muzzleloader Elk Hunt in New Mexico for winner and one guest during the
2023 hunting season. Prize consists of round trip coach air transportation from the major
commercial airport closest to winner’s residence for winner and guest; ground transportation to/from
the airport in New Mexico and the Elk Hunt location, standard double-occupancy accommodations
for 5 days/6 nights, meals, professional daily 1×1 guiding, trophy prep and taxidermy. Winner and
guest must supply their own personal gear to participate in the trip. Winner and guest will be
required to obtain any necessary hunting licenses or permits at Sponsors’ expense. Sponsor will
assist in obtaining these items. Winner and guest must qualify/be eligible for such licenses and
permits. If winner and/or guest is ineligible to receive the required licenses or permits, the prize will
be forfeited. Total combined approximate retail value of prize is $17,500. Actual value will be
determined by winner’s residence and seasonal rates. Any difference between the actual value and
the stated value will not be awarded. All taxes on the prize and expenses not specified are winner’s
sole responsibility. Winner and guest must comply with all security requirements. All travel
accommodations and events are subject to availability, change, and certain restrictions. If any
portion of prize is cancelled or postponed, the remaining portion of the prize will be awarded as
complete and final and no compensation will be offered. Trip must be taken on dates specified by
Sponsor, and as otherwise stated in these rules. All travel arrangements must be made through
Sponsor’s corporate travel dept. If winner cannot accept prize as stated, prize will be forfeited in its
entirety and awarded to an alternate winner. In the event the winner and/or winner’s guest engages
in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal,
unsafe or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves
the right to terminate the trip or other applicable experience early, in whole or in part, and send the
winner and/or winner’s guest home with no further compensation.
Winner will be notified by phone, email and/or mail at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Odds of winning will
be determined by the number of eligible entries received.
5. GENERAL: Taxes on prize and expenses not specified, are the sole responsibility of winner. By
participating, entrants agree (a) to these rules and decisions of Sponsor and its designees, which
shall be final in all respects; (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Promotional Partner,
Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, their respective subsidiaries, affiliates and agencies, and their
respective directors, officers, employees, agents and representatives (aforementioned individuals
and organizations collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all claims, demands, costs, expenses,
liability, losses or damages of any kind resulting from their participation in the promotion or their
acceptance, use or misuse of a prize, including liability for personal injury or death; (c) if a winner, to
the use by Sponsor and its designees of name and/or photograph for advertising and publicity
purposes without compensation (unless prohibited by law) and to execute specific consent to such
use if asked to do so, and to the announcement of their name, city and state; and (d) that Sponsor
and its agents have not made any representation, warranty or guaranty, in whole or in part, in law or
in fact, relative to the prize. Winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility and liability
release and (where legal) a publicity release, and a W9 Form, which must be returned within the
time period specified by Sponsor or an alternate winner may be selected. The value of the prize will
be taxable to prize winner as income. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may
result in disqualification of winner and selection of an alternate winner. Releasees are not
responsible and shall not be liable for: (a) any telephone, electronic, hardware or software program,
network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without
limitation, server malfunction or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries; (b)
failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions; (c) late, lost, illegible, postage-due,
incomplete, damaged or misdirected entries or mail; and (d) any condition caused by events that
may cause the promotion to be disrupted or corrupted. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole
discretion to cancel or suspend the Promotion or any portion thereof should viruses, bugs, or other
causes corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the promotion; in which case prize will
be awarded via a random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation. In
case of dispute, entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address
used to participate 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
address for the domain associated with the submitted email address. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT
BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE
LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND
CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT
TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY
LAW. In no event will Releasees 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 internet site www.SCHEELS.com/viphunt or other sites promoting the Promotion or
the downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from said sites. Without limiting the
foregoing, everything on this site is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either expressed or
implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular
purpose or non-infringement. Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy
stated on the Web Site. Entries become the property of Sponsor. No prize transfer. No prize
substitution except at Sponsor’s sole discretion, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will
be awarded. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a
waiver of that provision. When terms such as “may” are used in the Official Rules, Sponsor has sole
and absolute discretion. Participants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these Official
Rules.
6. COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: As a condition of entering the
Promotion, participants agree and consent to Sponsor’s collection, use and retention of their
personal and other information for all purposes related to the Promotion (including, without limitation,
processing and administering entries or prize claims, sharing participant’s personal information with
third parties, including Sponsor’s service providers, contractors, prizing partners, etc. as necessary
to conduct and operate the Promotion, communicating with and awarding prizes to winners, making
public announcements about winners, and advertising, promotion and publicizing the Promotion), to
comply with applicable laws, rules and regulations (including the storing of your information for
purposes of complying with state record retention requirements), and as otherwise described in
these Official Rules, as well as in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy published at
https://www.scheels.com/privacy-policy.html and Promotional Partner’s Privacy Policy published at
https://vortexoptics.com/privacy-policy-cookie-restriction-mode provided that in the event of any
conflict between these Official Rules and either Privacy Policy, the terms and conditions of these
Official Rules shall prevail. Please review each applicable Privacy Policy before participating. If
you object to anything stated in these Official Rules or an applicable Privacy Policy, do not
participate in the Contest. If you are a California resident and wish to review the choices and rights
you are afforded under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) or other applicable California
privacy laws, please review the applicable sections of Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and Promotional
Partner’s Privacy Policy, using the links provided above.
7. SEVERABILITY/HEADINGS: If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be unlawful, void, or
for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Official
Rules and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Headings and
captions are used in these Official Rules solely for convenience of reference, and shall not be
deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of these Official Rules or any provision hereof.
8. ARBITRATION/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, entrants agree that (a) any and all
disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this promotion, or any prize
awarded, or the determination of the winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any
form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration
Association, then effective, in Cass County, North Dakota, (b) any and all claims, judgements and
awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred (if any), including costs associated with
entering this promotion but in no event attorneys’ fees; (c) under no circumstances will entrant will 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 and (d) an entrant’s remedies
are limited to a claim for money damages (if any) and each entrant hereby irrevocably waives any
right to seek injunctive or equitable relief. All issues and questions concerning the construction,
validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of
entrant and/or Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in
accordance with, the laws of the State of North Dakota, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine,
and all proceedings shall take place in Cass County, North Dakota.
9. WINNER’S NAME: For winner’s name, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by
November 15, 2022 to: SCHEELS VIP Hunt Sweepstakes Winner, PMI Station, P.O. Box 750,
Southbury, CT 06488-0750.
Sponsor: SCHEELS All Sports Inc., 4550 15th
Ave. S., Fargo, ND 58103.
Administrator: Promotion Mechanics, Inc., 87 South Main Street, Newtown, CT 06470.
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