Buck Knives 110 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.  THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS VALID ONLY IN THE UNITED STATES, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (D.C.) AND CANADA (EXCLUDING QUEBEC), AND IS OPEN ONLY TO QUALIFIED PERSONS (AS DEFINED IN THE RULES BELOW).  VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED.  DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST IF YOU DO NOT FALL WITHIN THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BELOW. 

 

Sweepstakes Name:  Buck Knives 110 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).

 

Sweepstakes Dates: Sweepstakes registration is scheduled to begin at 12:00:01am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 11/15/2013 and end at 11:59:59pm ET on 11/1/2014 (the “Registration Period”).  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void outside of the U.S. or Canada, in Quebec, and wherever prohibited.

 

Who may Enter:  Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or Canada (excluding Quebec), who are age 18 or older as of date of entry, and have a valid driver’s license or government issued photo ID, except the following persons who are not eligible to enter or win:

(a)   Employees, officers, and directors of Buck Knives (“Sponsor”), Million Dollar Media, LLC (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”), each of their respective franchisees, parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this promotion (collectively, “Released Parties”), and the members of the immediate families or households, whether or not related, of any of the above. “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes of this promotion, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grand children (including step grand children) and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside.

 

How to Enter – Three Ways:

1.     By Mail:  To enter by mail, obtain an official entry form available: (a) within specially marked 50th anniversary packages of the Buck Knives 110 Folding Hunter, (b) at participating Buck Knives retail locations, or (c) at designated Buck Knives sponsored events.  Fully complete an official entry form with all required information (or hand print on a 3” x 5” card or piece of paper) including your complete name, address (including city, state/province and zip/postal code), email address, age, daytime and evening phone numbers (including area code(s)).  Mail the completed official entry form or 3” x 5” card or piece of paper in a #10, business-size envelope with first-class postage affixed to: Buck Knives 110 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095-0278. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by November 1, 2014 and received by November 10, 2014 to be eligible.  Limit one mail-in entry per person per day during the Registration Period.  Limit one entry per outer mailing envelope.  Information on all entries must be hand-printed.   Incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified. 

2.     On Line: To enter via on-line registration, visit www.BuckKnives.com and click the contest link or directly visit www.BuckKnives110.com during the “Registration Period, and fully complete the on-line registration page with all required information including name, complete address (including city, state/province and zip/postal code), valid email address, birth date, and phone number (including area code).  After having read and agreed to these Official Rules, click the submit button to submit your on-line entry.  All on-line entries must be fully complete for all required information, and must be received by 11:59:59p ET on 11/1/2014 to be eligible.  Maximum of one on-line entry per person and per valid email address per day.  Any on-line entry submitted with an invalid email address will be disqualified.

3.     Facebook Entry: Visit www.facebook.com/BuckKnives during the Registration Period, and follow the instructions provided to complete the registration page (“Facebook entry”). Each entrant must “like” Buck Knives on Facebook, and then complete the registration page with all required information including name, complete address (including city, state/province and zip/postal code), valid email address, date of birth, and phone number (including area code).  After having read and agreed to these Official Rules, click the submit button to submit your Facebook entry. All Facebook entries must be fully complete with all required information, and must be received by 11:59:59p ET on 11/1/2014 to be eligible.  Any entry submitted with an invalid email address or other inaccurate, incomplete, or incorrect information will be disqualified. Limit one entry per person through Facebook entry.  NOTE:  You are providing your information to Sponsor, not Facebook, and Facebook is not a party to or Sponsor of the Sweepstakes.

 

Any available opt-in opportunities are not required to enter the Contest, and opting-in will not improve your chances of winning.  By participating and submitting an entry, contestant agrees that sponsor and participating parties are authorized to contact entrant via email, text, mail, phone or any other form of media to make contestant aware of information pertinent to the Sweepstakes, and to distribute information regarding the Sponsor(s) featured products, special events or future contests, promotions or offers.  Contestants may opt-out of any further email communication at any time, without affecting their entry, by simply replying REMOVE to any email message, or following the provided opt-out instructions. 

 

Maximum of one entry per person per registration method per day.  Any incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified.  Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, postage-due or damaged entries, or for entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these rules, or for any entry not submitted or received due to any technical error or failure, human error, unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate capture or mis-entry of any required information, failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions, or defects of any cell phone provider, network computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, or software, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes; or the failure to capture any such information or effects of hackers or failure of any electronic equipment, computer or cellular transmissions and/or network connections; all of which will be disqualified.  

 

Each participant must submit an entry on his/her own behalf.  Any entry submitted on behalf of another individual or using another person’s email address or name will be disqualified and ineligible to claim any prize.  No mechanically reproduced or automated entries permitted.  Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all such entries will be deemed void.  False, fraudulent and/or deceptive entries or acts, including misrepresentation of age, shall render such entries ineligible and such participants ineligible for any prize.  Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed by using same, multiple/different mobile numbers, identities, or any other methods void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified. 

 

In the event of a dispute as to any on-line registration, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant and he/she must be eligible according to these Official Rules.  The “authorized email account holder” is the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.

 

By entering the Sweepstakes, participant affirms that s/he has read and accepted these Official Rules.  Any information collected by registering to enter the Sweepstakes shall be used only in a manner consistent with these Official Rules and with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy as posted on www.BuckKnives.com. All entries received become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

Prize Drawings – Winner Selection & Notification: 

 

Monthly Bonus Prize Drawings:  Monthly bonus prize drawings shall occur on or about the first day of each month during the Registration Period beginning December 1, 2013 and ending October 1, 2014 (a total of 11 monthly bonus prize drawings), to randomly select a maximum total of (1) monthly bonus prize winner per month (see prize award descriptions below), from among all eligible entries received from all entry methods combined as of the date and time of each monthly bonus prize drawing.  Maximum of one monthly bonus prize award per person or household during entire Sweepstakes Period.  Winning a monthly bonus prize shall not disqualify entrant from the grand prize drawing.  Decisions of the Sweepstakes Administrator in the selection and determination of monthly bonus prize winners and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding in all respects. 

 

Each selected potential monthly bonus prize winner will be notified initially by phone and/or email following their selection.  If the Sweepstakes Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with the selected potential monthly bonus prize winner by phone after 3 attempts over a 72-hour period to the phone number listed on that participant’s entry, then that participant may be disqualified, and at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate potential monthly bonus prize winner may be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above.  Messages will not be left for any selected potential monthly bonus prize winner in the phone call notification process.

 

During the monthly bonus prize winner notification phone call, the potential monthly bonus prize winner must confirm his/her eligibility.  If the selected potential monthly bonus prize winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, or elects to decline the prize, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential monthly bonus prize winner will be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above.  Any disqualified participant selected as a potential monthly bonus prize winner will not receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation.

 

All of the following will apply to each potential monthly bonus prize winner: 1) prize winner will be required to complete and return, within 5 days of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form, an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability/publicity release (where permitted); and a W-9 form (for U.S. winners for prizes valued over $600); 2) prize winner will be required to present a copy of a valid driver’s license or government I.D. as a condition of receiving any prize.

 

Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.  If forfeited for any reason, the monthly bonus prize winner will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.

 

NOTE:  In the event the monthly bonus prize winner is considered a minor in his/her state/province of residence, the prize(s) shall be awarded to the prize winner’s legal parent or guardian, and the legal parent or guardian shall be required to complete all necessary paperwork on behalf of the monthly bonus prize winner, and accept delivery of the prize on behalf of the prize winner.

 

Grand Prize Winners (Maximum of 5 grand prize awards):  On or about November 15, 2014, in Woodbridge, NJ random drawing shall be conducted from among all eligible entries received from all entry methods combined to select a total of five (5) potential grand prize winners (see prize award descriptions below).  The grand prize awards shall be awarded in the order of selection as follows:  1st selected entrant shall be awarded the First Prize, 2nd selected entrant shall be awarded the 2nd Prize, the 3rd selected entrant shall be awarded the 3rd Prize, the 4th selected entrant shall be awarded the 4th Prize, and the 5th selected entrant shall be awarded the 5th Prize.  Decisions of the Sweepstakes Administrator in the selection and determination of prize winners and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding in all respects. 

 

Each selected potential grand prize winner will be notified initially by phone and/or email beginning on or about November 15, 2014.  If the Sweepstakes Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with the selected potential grand prize winner by phone after 3 attempts over a 72-hour period to the phone number listed on that participant’s entry, then that participant may be disqualified, and at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate potential grand prize winner may be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above.  Messages will not be left for any selected potential grand prize winner in the phone call notification process.

 

During the grand prize winner notification phone call, the potential grand prize winner must confirm his/her eligibility.  If the selected potential grand prize winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, or elects to decline the prize, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential grand prize winner will be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above.  Any disqualified participant selected as a potential grand prize winner will not receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation.

 

All of the following will apply to each potential grand prize winner: 1) prize winner will be required to complete and return, within 5 days of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form, an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability/publicity release (where permitted); and a W-9 form (for U.S. winners for prizes valued over $600); 2) prize winner will be required to present a copy of a valid driver’s license or government I.D. as a condition of receiving any prize.

 

Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.  If forfeited for any reason, the grand prize winner will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.

 

NOTE:  In the event the grand prize winner is considered a minor in his/her state/province of residence, the prize(s) shall be awarded to the prize winner’s legal parent or guardian, and the legal parent or guardian shall be required to complete all necessary paperwork on behalf of the grand prize winner, and accept delivery of the prize on behalf of the prize winner.

 

 

 

 

Prize Awards:

 

Monthly Bonus Prize Awards include: 

 

Grand Prize Awards – Maximum of five (5) grand prize awards:  A maximum of five (5) total grand prizes shall be awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes as outlined below. 

 

 

Grand prize winner must take delivery of vehicle from sponsor designated Chevrolet dealership nearest winner’s home, or as otherwise instructed by Sponsor.  Sponsor will solely designate and specify available vehicle including make, model, color and options for prize award.  Grand prize winner must have a valid U.S. or Canadian driver’s license issued in his/her state/province of residence and proof of insurance to take delivery. Grand prize winner may not substitute, exchange, or apply the vehicle’s value towards a higher cost or alternate vehicle, except at Sponsor or Dealer’s sole discretion, and winner will be solely responsible for any upgrade costs or additional added options at time of delivery.  Designated vehicle must be the Sponsor designated vehicle that is currently in designated dealer’s stock of inventory.  Sponsor reserves the right to award an alternate year model vehicle or alternate Chevrolet vehicle model, if the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 4x4 model is not available at the time of prize award. 

 

If the designated prize vehicle MSRP is under $40,000.00, the winner will not be awarded the difference between the vehicle's actual MSRP and $40,000.00.  Grand prize winner is responsible for paying any and all sales tax on prize award at time of delivery, estimated at approximately $2,400 (based on a 6.0% tax value) but may vary depending on the state/province in which the vehicle is awarded. 

 

 

Grand prize winner must take delivery of mower from sponsor designated eXmark dealership nearest winner’s home, or as otherwise instructed by Sponsor.  Sponsor will solely designate and specify available mower make, model, color and options for prize award.  Grand prize winner may not substitute, exchange, or apply the mower’s value towards a higher cost or alternate mower or prize.  Designated mower must be the Sponsor designated mower that is currently in designated dealer’s stock of inventory.  Sponsor reserves the right to award an alternate mower, if the designated model is not available at the time of prize award. 

 

If the designated mower is under $15,000.00, the winner will not be awarded the difference between the mower's actual MSRP and $15,000.00.  Grand prize winner is responsible for paying any and all sales tax on prize award at time of delivery, estimated at approximately $900 (based on a 6.0% tax value) but may vary depending on the state/province in which the vehicle is awarded. 

 

·         Round trip coach class airfare for two (winner and guest, age 18 or older) from the nearest major airport to the winner’s home as designated by sponsor to San Jose, Costa Rica (or other Costa Rica airport as designated by Sponsor).  Actual departure date, times and airline based upon availability and will be solely determined by sponsor;

·         One (1)-night standard hotel accommodations, double occupancy at a hotel as solely designated by Sponsor in the San Jose, Costa Rica metro area; Designated hotel, as solely specified by Sponsor, based upon availability;

·         Three (3)-nights standard accommodations, double occupancy, at Crocodile Bay Lodge in Costa Rica, based upon availability;

·         3-days of Fishing at Crocodile Bay;

·         Designated Meals;

·         $500 Cash.

 

Maximum retail value of grand prize award not to exceed $5,000.  Winner and guest must have a valid passport to travel.  Travel dates will occur in November 2015, arriving on Wednesday and departing on Sunday, or other dates as solely determined and specified by Sponsor, based upon availability.  All travel must be booked a minimum of 45-days in advance of travel dates.  Sponsor is not responsible for any travel delays or difficulty.  If travel delays or difficulty prevent arrival in time for any and all elements of trip, sponsor is not responsible for awarding any compensation in lieu thereof.  Winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary.  Any changes to completed travel arrangements, once booked, are the sole responsibility of the winner, and are solely at the winner’s expense.  Actual value of the trip will depend on point of departure, destination and any airfare fluctuations.

 

 

Maximum retail value of grand prize award not to exceed $7,500.  Winner and guest may be required to have a valid passport to travel (if winner is Canadian resident).  Travel dates will occur in Fall 2015, arriving on Sunday and departing on Saturday, or other dates as solely determined and specified by Sponsor, based upon availability.  All travel must be booked a minimum of 45-days in advance of travel dates.  Sponsor is not responsible for any travel delays or difficulty.  If travel delays or difficulty prevent arrival in time for any and all elements of trip, sponsor is not responsible for awarding any compensation in lieu thereof.  Winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary.  Any changes to completed travel arrangements, once booked, are the sole responsibility of the winner, and are solely at the winner’s expense.  Actual value of the trip will depend on point of departure, destination and any airfare fluctuations.

 

 

General Prize Conditions: All other costs and expenses related to prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of each winner, including but not limited to title, insurance, license,  registration, and any dealer preparation fees; delivery charges, travel tax, baggage check fees, ground transportation, airport/hotel transfers, parking, meals, gratuities or incidental expenses.  All income, federal, state and local taxes are the winner’s sole responsibility.  All prize awards are non-transferable and no cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.  All prizes are awarded as is, without any warranty, express or implied, by Sponsor.  Failure to collect or properly claim prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.  All properly claimed prizes will be awarded.  Any unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.  Maximum retail value of all available prize awards:  $71,579, including grand prizes and monthly bonus prize awards.

 

Additional Rules & Restrictions:  By participating, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which shall be final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  In the event an entrant wins a prize, and is later found to be in violation of these rules he/she will be required to forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after winner has used the prize. Participation in Sweepstakes constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use entrants’ names, cities and states of residence and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide on perpetuity without limitation or further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.  False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible for any prize.

 

By participating, entrants agree to hold all Released Parties harmless from any claims, losses, actions, or damages of any kind, whether actual, incidental or consequential, for injury (including but not limited to death), damages, losses or expenses arising out of or relating to entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes, or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation in prize-related activities (including but not limited to travel or activity related thereto), and to assume all liability therefor. 

 

Released Parties shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, any actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment failure, terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, or any other cause beyond Released Parties’ sole control. 

 

Participants are restricted to use of ordinary and typical computer equipment, mobile phone equipment, Internet access and cellular networks. Sponsor disclaims all liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue an entry due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond the Sponsor’s control, or otherwise. The Sponsor disclaims any liability for entries not received due to technical difficulties or transmission errors. The Sponsor disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method.  Released Parties are not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online entrant's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, and any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile phone related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for any other errors of any kind, whether computer, technical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitations, errors which may occur in connection with the printing or advertising of this Sweepstakes, administration or execution of the Sweepstakes, the cancellation of the game, the processing of entries or in the announcement of the prizes or prize winners.  Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes website.

 

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy or threaten the integrity of this portion of the Promotion, in the opinion of the Sponsor/Administrator, or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor/Administrator, in their sole discretion. In the event of early termination of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to determine any prize winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time/date of such termination.

 

IN CASE OF DISPUTES:  By participating, each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court within the State of New Jersey; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, and in no event will entrant be entitled to received attorneys' fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New Jersey.

 

Odds:  Odds of being selected as a monthly bonus prize winner are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received from all entry methods combined as of the date and time of each monthly prize drawing.  Odds of being selected as a grand prize winner are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received from all entry methods combined. 

 

Official Rules & Winners List:  For a copy of these Official Rules, or the name of prize winner(s) of prize values over $25, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 12/31/2014 to: Buck Knives 110 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes, c/o Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ  07095.  PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winners list. 

 

Sponsor/Administrator:  This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Buck Knives, 660 S. Lochsa Street, Post Falls, ID  83854; and administered by Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ  07095.