Wahl Clipper – Wahl Prize Pack Giveaway – Win 2020 Grooming or Industry Tradeshow Entry & Travel Prize Pack Grand Prize Includes Travel Roundtrip airfare to sponsored industry grooming event or tradeshow in 2020.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKE. A PURCHASE DOES
NOT INCREASE THE CHANCE OF WINNING.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW
Sponsor. The Wahl Prize Pack Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Wahl Clipper
Corporation, 2900 N. Locust Street, Sterling, IL 61081 (“Sponsor” or “Wahl”).
Eligibility. The Sweepstakes is open only to those who sign up at the online sweepstakes and who
are residents of the United States (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and all other U.S.
territories and possessions outside of the United States and where otherwise prohibited by law)
who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry in the Sweepstakes (or in the case of
residents of jurisdictions where the age of majority is greater than 18 years of age, such age of
majority under the laws of the jurisdiction in which they reside at the time of entry). Employees,
officers, directors, agents, representatives and independent contractors and their immediate
family members and members of the same households (whether related or not) of Sponsor,
Sponsor’s affiliated companies, and Sponsor’s advertising/promotion agencies are not eligible to
participate. Subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void in Alaska, Hawaii,
Puerto Rico, and all other U.S. territories and possessions outside of the United Sates and where
prohibited by law or restricted by such laws, including but not limited to jurisdictions with laws
that would require registration and/or trust account or posting of a bond, or any other
requirements that have not been satisfied.
Agreement to Rules. All entrants must review and agree to these Official Rules. By participating
and entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant warrants that he/she has read and agrees to be fully
and unconditionally bound by these rules. Participant agrees that he/she is not prohibited from
participating in the Sweepstakes and meets the eligibility requirements set forth herein.
Submission of an entry automatically constitutes entrant’s agreement to be bound by these
Official Rules. Entrants further agree that Sponsor shall retain full authority, in its sole discretion,
to interpret and administer these Official Rules, and to be bound by all decisions and
interpretations made in good faith by Sponsor. The sweepstakes is subject to all applicable
federal, state, and local laws. Void where prohibited.
How to Enter. The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on August 1,
2019 and ends at 11:59 p.m. (EST) on November 15, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Entry is
free, and no purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win the Sweepstakes. The
entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries
that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the
sole discretion of the Sponsor. Limited to one (1) entry per entrant during the Sweepstakes
periods. Entries received more than the above stated limitation will be void.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
To enter, visit the Sweepstakes website: www.wahlanimal.com/enter (“Sweepstakes Website”)
during the Sweepstakes Period. Navigate to the Sweepstakes entry page. You are required to fill
in the information requested. Follow the instructions on the entry page and accurately and
truthfully: (i) complete the entry form, including your name, email address, residential address
zip code, and group association; and (ii) confirm that you are 18 years of age or older at the time
of entry in the Sweepstakes (or in the case you reside in a jurisdiction where the age of majority
is greater than 18 years of age, such age of majority under the laws of that jurisdiction) and have
read and agree to abide by these Official Rules. No other elements are required to enter, but all
required elements of an entry must be submitted at the same time.
By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to receive email newsletters and/or information about
Sponsor, including information related to Sponsor’s products, programs, promotions, events and
activities that may be of interest.
Entrant may also choose to provide other information during sweepstakes entry, which
information will be used for Sponsor’s internal purposes only.
An entry must be received by Sponsor within the Sweepstakes Period. If there is a dispute over
the identity of an entrant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder
regardless of the individual that submitted the entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as
the natural person who is assigned an e- mail address by an Internet access provider, online
service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible
for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the e- mail address submitted with
the entry. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the Authorized Account
Entries that have been generated by a script, macro, bot or any other automated means will be
deemed void. Entrants may not register with multiple e-mail addresses nor may entrants use
multiple devices or artifices to enter the Sweepstakes as multiple entrants. Any entrant who
attempts to circumvent the rules or to enter with multiple accounts under multiple identities will
be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed
proof of receipt by the Sponsor.
Neither Sponsor nor its service providers are responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible,
mutilated, inaccurate, or misdirected entries, or for any problems of any kind whether
mechanical, human or electronic, including, but not limited to, computer, telephone, cable,
network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures,
connections, availability or garbled or jumbled transmissions, or service provider/Internet/web
site/use net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion, or unauthorized human intervention.
Sponsor reserves the right to suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes in the event of any such
Entries not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. Sponsor shall have the
absolute right to void entries for any reason and to determine if an entry complies with these
Official Rules without notice to the person attempting to enter.
In addition to complying with the foregoing requirements, to be eligible, each entrant must also
be able to make the warranties and representations set forth in the Warranties and
Representations section below.
Warranties and Representations. By submitting an entry, each entrant warrants and represents
to Sponsor that (a) the information contained in the entry is true and correct in all material
respects and that Sponsor may rely on such information in its efforts to comply with applicable
laws and regulations; (b) entrant has all of the rights and authority necessary to submit the entry
in the Sweepstakes in compliance with these Official Rules, including the right to contract in
his/her own name and the right to grant the rights granted hereunder; (c) at the time of
submitting the entry or any time thereafter, the entry does not and will not contravene any
contractual, legal or other obligation.
Use ofEntrant Information. As permitted by law and in accordance with these Official Rules, each
entrant agrees that Sponsor may use the information that he/she provides in connection with
the Sweepstakes for the purposes and within the context of the Sweepstakes, for Sponsor’s
internal purposes and any other purposes outlined in these Official Rules. In the event of a
info.wahlanimal.com/enter to the extent it applies, these Official Rules shall control.
Prizes. The number of winners, the specific prizes to be awarded, and the values of prizes are set
forth below and are subject to change without notice:
PRIZE AND NUMBER OF
DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE
1 GRAND PRIZE
*All components of the Grand Prize
must be claimed at the same time
2020 Grooming or Industry Tradeshow
Entry & Travel Prize Pack
Grand Prize Includes: Travel
Roundtrip airfare to sponsored industry
grooming event or tradeshow in 2020.
Grand Prize Includes: Entry Costs
Up To $2,500 (see below
for what this includes)
Up to $1,000
Includes Entry Costs
Up To $2,500 (see below
for what this includes)
Up to $1,000
Includes Entry Costs
Paid Entry to a Grooming or Industry
Tradeshow in 2020
Grand Prize Includes: Food & Hotel
Room & Board for the event in 2020
Includes Food & Hotel
Includes Food & Hotel
1 Prize Pack
4 Total Winners
Wahl Animal Clipper Prize Pack $350 $1,400
1 Swag Pack
Wahl Animal Swag Article $25 $300
ARV FOR ALL PRIZES: Up To $4,200
Specifics relating to the prizes not specified herein are at sole discretion of Sponsor. The winners
are solely responsible for any costs and expenses due in connection with their prize not specified
herein. The prizes may not be transferred or assigned, except at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. No
substitution of the prizes will be permitted or provided, except that Sponsor, in its sole
discretion, may provide a prize of comparable or greater value. Sponsor specifically reserves the
right in its sole discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described
in these Official Rules is unavailable, in whole or in part, for any reason. Sponsor will not replace
lost or stolen prizes. The winners are solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all
applicable federal, state and local taxes due in connection with their respective prize. The
winners will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 for receipt of any and all
prizes awarded to them valued at $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete IRS Form W-9
when required will result in forfeiture of the prize. Receipt of any prize is conditioned upon
compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations and these
Selection of Grand Prize Winner. The winner will be selected at random by Sponsor, whose
decision will be final and binding, from all eligible entries within five (5) business days after the
Sweepstakes Period ends. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. In the
event a winning entry is discovered to be invalid for any reason whatsoever or the entrant either
fails to comply with these Official Rules prior to delivery of the prize or refuses the prize, or any
portion thereof, the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner selected at
random from the remaining eligible entries at Sponsor’s sole discretion. An alternate winner will
be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries until the prize has been awarded. Any
unclaimed prizes may not be awarded at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Lesser prizes will be
selected at random by the Sponsor throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
Notice/Verification of Potential Winners. The potential grand prize winner will be required to sign
and return, via email, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release, and Publicity Release (except
where prohibited by law) within three (3) days of notification attempt or the prize will be
forfeited, and an alternate Grand Prize winner may be selected. The other potential prize pack
and swag winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules,
and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements and verification by Sponsor of
eligibility. Sponsor will attempt to notify the entrant who is selected as a potential winner by
email within three (3) business days of their respective selection. If an entrant does not respond
to such notification within two (2) business days or cannot or refuses to accept the prize, or any
portion thereof, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be selected at
random from the remaining eligible entries. Sponsor shall not be responsible for (i) the failure of
a potential winner to receive Sponsor’s email for any reason, or for the inability of such potential
winner to return Sponsor’s email message for any reason; (ii) failed, returned or misdirected
notifications due to inaccurate information provided by entrant; or (iii) submissions and
responses to a winner’s notification which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible,
misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received, in whole or in part, by Sponsor.
Sponsor reserves the right to require the potential prize pack and swag winners to show proof of
identity prior to receiving a prize. The potential winners will be required to complete an Affidavit
of Eligibility, Liability Release, Publicity Release, and such other documents as Sponsor may
reasonably require, and return these documents within three (3) business days of delivery.
If these documents are returned as undeliverable or are not completed and returned by such
deadline or if a potential winner does not meet the eligibility or other requirements of the
Sweepstakes, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected at random from
the remaining eligible entries. If the prize notification and/or other prize-related information or
materials are returned as undeliverable, or any prize documentation is not submitted as required
by Sponsor, the corresponding prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be
selected at random from the remaining eligible entries. The Grand Prize will be delivered within
ninety (90) days of Sponsor’s receipt of the documents required by Sponsor to be completed and
signed by the potential winner. All other prizes will be delivered within thirty (30) days of
Sponsor’s receipt of the documents required by Sponsor to be completed and signed by the
potential winner. Sponsor shall not be responsible for delivery of any documents and/or the
prize or prize-related materials and information provided that Sponsor addresses the documents
to the address provided by the potential winner. Sponsor is not responsible for prize information
or documents that are lost or misdelivered by the postal service or carrier.
Suspension and Amendments. Sponsor reserves the right to (i) suspend, modify or cancel this
Sweepstakes, at any time in its sole discretion, if the Sweepstakes cannot be operated as
planned or in the event any computer virus, worm, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention,
fraud, technical failures or other errors or problems beyond Sponsor’s control should corrupt or
affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, or
for any other reason and, if this Sweepstakes is cancelled, to select a winner from among the
eligible entries in the Sweepstakes drawing prior to the cancellation date or to re-commence the
Sweepstakes, at such time(s) and upon such terms and conditions as Sponsor shall deem
reasonable under the circumstances; and (ii) extend the Sweepstakes Period, by providing notice
on the Sweepstakes Website, located at https://info.wahlanimal.com/enter , if Sponsor
determines, in its sole discretion, that there is an insufficient number of eligible Sweepstakes
entries or in the event of unexpected difficulties or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control.
Announcement ofWinners. The winners will be announced and posted by Sponsor on the
Sweepstakes Website located at https://info.wahlanimal.com/enter , following the completion
of the Sweepstakes and verification of the winner. The winner may also be announced
on www.wahlanimal.com and/or Sponsor’s Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram sites currently
located at https://www.facebook.com/wahlanimal/, and https://www.instagram.com/wahlanimal/.
Use ofWinners’Names and Likeness. By submitting an entry, each entrant, acknowledges and
agrees that, if selected as a winner, Sponsor may post entrant’s first name and state of legal
residence on www.wahlanimal.com and/or Sponsor’s Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram sites
currently located at https://www.facebook.com/wahlanimal/, and https://twitter.com/wahlanimal,
and https://www.instagram.com/wahlanimal/. A winner who accepts a prize will be deemed
thereby to have granted to Sponsor the right, at any time and from time to time, to print,
publish, broadcast and use, worldwide and in any media now known or hereafter developed,
including but not limited to, the Internet and world wide web, the winner’s name, portrait,
picture, voice, likeness and biographical information as news or information and for advertising
and promotional purposes without additional consideration, or right of review or notification,
except where prohibited by law, and to have agreed to provide documentation in writing to
confirm the foregoing promptly upon request by Sponsor.
Release ofLiability. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant, for himself/herself agrees
that Sponsor, and its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and their respective
successors and assigns, and any and all of their respective officers, directors, shareholders,
employees, agents, representatives, licensees, and advertising and promotion agencies
(collectively, the “Released Parties”), shall not be liable for any personal injury, death, loss or
damage of any kind or any other causes of action or claims related to entrant’s participation in
the Sweepstakes, any Sweepstakes-related activity, or acceptance or use of the prize awarded,
or any portion thereof, and/or claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of
privacy. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release and discharge, and
hereby releases and discharges, for himself/herself, the Released Parties from any liability arising
from or related to the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, liability arising from or related
to claims for personal injury, death, property damage, or claims based on publicity rights,
defamation, or invasion of privacy.
Indemnification. Each entrant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released
Parties from and against any loss, damage or expense (including court costs and attorneys’ fees)
that any or all of them may suffer or incur as a result, directly or indirectly, of, or in conjunction
or connection with entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, any Sweepstakes-related activity,
receipt, acceptance, use and/or enjoyment of the prize awarded, or any portion thereof, and/or
any breach or alleged breach of any warranty or representation made by entrant in connection
with the Sweepstakes.
Unlawful Conduct and Disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to
disqualify any entrant who Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, (a) has tampered with the
entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or of any web site owned, operated or
controlled by Sponsor or its parent, subsidiaries or affiliated companies; (b) was ineligible to
participate in the Sweepstakes; (c) submitted more than the allowed number of entries; or (d)
otherwise acted in an unlawful manner and/or in violation of these Official Rules. Robotic,
automated, programmed, or computer-generated entries or mechanical reproductions are
prohibited, and any use of such devices or entry methods will cause disqualification. Any attempt
by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operations of the
Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor
reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law
and to disqualify such entrant from the Sweepstakes.
Limitation of Liability and Damages. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE,
SHALL SPONSOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO LOSS OF PROFITS OR HARM TO BUSINESS OR REPUTATION, ARISING OUT OF
ENTRANTS’ PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, USE OF ANY PHOTO PROVIDED BY ENTRANTS,
POSTING ON OR ACCESS AND/OR DOWNLOAD OF ANY MATERIALS OR INFORMATION FROM ANY
WEB SITE OWNED, OPERATED OR CONTROLLED BY SPONSOR OR ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES OR
AFFILIATED COMPANIES, OR ACCEPTANCE OR USAGE OF A PRIZE OR ANY PORTION THEREOF,
AND INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND, TO THE MAXIMUM
EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DAMAGES FOR BODILY OR PERSONAL INJURY, EVEN IF SPONSOR
HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSS. ENTRANT AGREES THAT
THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF SPONSOR ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF CLAIM (WHETHER IN
CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) SHALL NOT EXCEED $100.00. LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS
OF LIABILITY SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
Severability. If any one or more provisions of these Official Rules are held to be invalid, illegal or
unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability
shall not affect the validity, effect or enforcement of any other provision or provisions of these
Force Majeure. The failure of Sponsor to comply with any provision of this Official Rules due to
an act of God, hurricane, war, terrorism, fire, riot, earthquake, actions of governmental
authorities outside the control of Sponsor or other force majeure event shall not be considered a
breach of these Official Rules.
Governing Law; Jurisdiction; Venue. These Official Rules shall be interpreted in accordance with
Illinois law without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. Entrants agree that the state and
federal courts located in Illinois shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising from or
relating to these Official Rules, this Sweepstakes or entrants’ participation in this Sweepstakes or
any Sweepstakes- related activity, and entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue
thereof. All disputes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. By
entering the Sweepstakes, entrants waive the ability to bring claims in a class action format.
Official Rules and Winners’ Names. To obtain the names of the Sweepstakes winners (after the
conclusion of the Sweepstakes) and/or a copy of the Official Rules, send an email to be
firstname.lastname@example.org. Please specify “Winners’ Names” or “Official Rules” in your subject line.