Great American Cookout Official Sweepstakes Rules
Great American Cookout Tour "Great Outdoors Survival Kit" Sweepstakes Contests
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THESE RULES GOVERN ALL ASPECTS OF PARTICIPATION AND AWARD OF PRIZES.
The "Great Outdoors Survival Kit" is sponsored by MMA Creative, 480 Neal St. Suite 201, Cookeville, TN 38501 ("MMA CREATIVE").
The Sweepstakes and entry period will begin on April 1, 2016 and end on December 20, 2016 ("Sweepstakes Period").
The Sweepstakes entry opportunities will be conducted at events and online. Four (4) total entries will be selected, three (3) as a holiday (Memorial Day, July Fourth, and Labor Day) winner of the "Great Outdoors Survival Kit" and one (1 total) as a grand prize winner of the Celebrity BBQ Bash.
Three (3 total) to be awarded with one of the prize packages (TBD) listed below designated for each contest.
Great Outdoors Survival Kit Prize Packages (May, July, September) - ARV $1,425 each.
One (1 total) to be awarded the grand prize of a Celebrity BBQ Bash for up to twenty guests.
The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the lower 48 United States who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of MMA Creative, its officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, general sponsors, promotional partners, their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, parent companies, members of the immediate families (defined as spouse, child, sibling, parent, or grandparent), and members of the households (whether related or not) of any of the above are NOT eligible to participate or win in this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. By participating, participant agrees to abide by these Official Sweepstakes Rules and the decisions of MMA CREATIVE, which are final and binding in all respects.
HOW TO ENTER:
To participate online in the Sweepstakes, participants must go to the Great American Cookout Tour Facebook page, found at: https://www.facebook.com/GreatAmericanCookout/ during the Sweepstakes Period. Participant must then fill out and successfully submit the online entry form.
Participants may enter one time through online registration during the Sweepstakes Period. Qualified participants will be eligible for a chance to win one of the prizes detailed above. One (1) unique participant will be randomly drawn on the selected contest days during the Sweepstakes Period to win the prizes detailed above.
In January (of the year following the year of entry), one participant will be randomly drawn from all entries made during the Sweepstakes Period, including both online entries and onsite forms, and awarded the Grand Prize.
Sweepstakes drawing dates for the Holiday Outdoor Survival Kit are 05/27/16, 07/01/16 and 09/02/16.
During the Sweepstakes Period, prizes will be awarded only upon verification of winner(s) and final approval by MMA CREATIVE. The winners will be notified by email no later than four (4) days after the Sweepstakes Period end date.
PRIZE REDEMPTION: Upon notification via email, winner will then have four (4) days in which to respond, confirming their mailing address by responding to the winner notification email from firstname.lastname@example.org to claim their prize. If the winner does not respond within four (4) business days after being notified, or is ineligible, the prize will be forfeited. After verifying winner's contact information, winner of the Holiday Cookout Survival Kits will be mailed an affidavit and w-9 that will need to be signed, notarized and returned within fourteen (14) days of being received. Holiday Cookout Survival Kit Prizes will be mailed to winners at the address provided in the entry form no less than ten (10) days following receipt of participant's confirmation email and signed documentation and no greater than thirty (30) days following the completion of the "Sweepstakes Period." After verifying winner's contact information, winner of the Celebrity BBQ Bash will be mailed an affidavit that will need to be signed, notarized and returned within fourteen (14) days of being received.
Participants may enter the contest once through completing a paper form on-site at a Great American Cookout Tour event, plus through completing the online form.
All decisions made by MMA CREATIVE management or any promotion sponsor regarding any aspect of this promotion are final.
Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified. Use of any automated program to enter will result in disqualification. MMA CREATIVE is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the participant. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.
ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY MMA CREATIVE, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SITE SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL PARTICIPANT'S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND PARTICIPANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. MMA CREATIVE WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF THE VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY ENTRY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE ENTRY, IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.
Holiday Cookout Survival Kit (May, July, September)
Celebrity BBQ Bash (January of following year)
1. No substitution of prize is offered (including cash), no transfer of prize to a third party is permitted and non-cash prizes may not be redeemed for cash value. If a winner is unable to accept the prize, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety.
No purchase necessary. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations.
Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries and participants during the Sweepstakes Period.
MMA CREATIVE retains the right to disqualify any participant if any Sweepstakes rule is not followed.
By accepting a prize, the winner acknowledges that MMA CREATIVE has neither made, nor is in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize or to any portion thereof.
Any information collected by registering to enter the Sweepstakes shall be used only in a manner consistent with these Official Sweepstakes Rules. Email addresses may also be used to communicate information about current and future products and promotions of MMA CREATIVE.
If for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, any suspected evidence of tampering or technological corruption or if any portion of the Sweepstakes is compromised by virus, bugs, worms or unauthorized human intervention, fraud, acts of God, strikes, terrorists acts, criminal acts of third parties, an insufficient number of qualified entries, or any other causes beyond MMA CREATIVE control which, in MMA CREATIVE's sole opinion, corrupts, threatens or impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, MMA CREATIVE reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes at their sole discretion.
By receipt of any prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless Facebook, MMA CREATIVE, sponsors, their respective related affiliates, companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Any information provided by Participant is provided to MMA CREATIVE and not to Facebook. By participating, Participant completely releases Facebook from any claims arising from or associated with the Sweepstakes.
MMA CREATIVE may use the participants name and likeness to advertise, promote and publicize, the Sweepstakes, MMA CREATIVE and its products or services and/or MMA CREATIVE's website(s), Facebook page(s) or any other MMA CREATIVE websites and all media throughout the universe and may authorize others to do so. By participating, participant acknowledges that MMA CREATIVE may use the participants name and likeness in accordance with the permission granted herein without any payment to the participant or any third party.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
MMA CREATIVE is not responsible for and by participating, participant hereby releases MMA CREATIVE from any claims arising from: (1) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information or late, lost, stolen, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, or entries received through impermissible or illegitimate channels, all of which will be disqualified; (2) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any telephone, computer, network, hardware or software; (3) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any service; (4) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (5) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to participant's computer, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participant's participation in the Sweepstakes or from downloading any material from MMA CREATIVE website(s) or page(s), regardless of whether the material was prepared by MMA CREATIVE or a third party, and regardless of whether the material is connected to a MMA CREATIVE website or page by a hypertext link. If for any reason a participant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, participant's sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. If the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, is discontinued for any reason, MMA CREATIVE, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Sweepstakes Rules to be available and/or claimed, MMA CREATIVE reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate Tennessee State Court or federal court located in Davidson County, Tennessee; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for and participant 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. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Sweepstakes Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant and MMA CREATIVE in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Tennessee without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Tennessee or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Tennessee.
For a winner list, visit https://www.facebook.com/GreatAmericanBBQTour. The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.
MMA CREATIVE hereby releases Facebook from all indemnity regarding this "Contest" and/or in relation to its partners or promotional parameters. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook. Participants are providing information to the "Contest" and not to Facebook.