NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, ADMINISTERED BY OR ASSOCIATED WITH FACEBOOK.
ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. You need not be present to win. Employees (and their immediate families or those living in the same household) of United Industries Corporation (“Sponsor”) and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, parent and related companies, suppliers, printers and advertising, promotional and judging agencies are not eligible to enter or win.
HOW TO ENTER: Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. EDT on August 1, 2014 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on August 31, 2014 (“Promotion Period”). You may enter this Sweepstakes via the Facebook or mail-in entry methods described below. Regardless of entry method you may enter only once per person per day during this Promotion Period. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EDT of the last day of the Sweepstakes, i.e. August 31, 2014, whether submitted via Facebook or mailed. Proof of depositing entry in mail is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. No photocopied or mechanically reproduced entries will be accepted. Illegible, incomplete and duplicate entries will be disqualified. Entries will not be accepted from post office boxes.
a. FACEBOOK: You may enter via the internet by logging onto www.facebook.com/hotshotinsecticides and following the entry directions. Entrants must “Like” (or have already “Liked” the page to enter. You may be required to provide some or all of the following information: your name, age, telephone number and e-mail address, and upload a photo of your favorite hiding spaces via the entry page.
All photo entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. The photo you submit must be your own original work, and has never been entered in any other contest and has never been published. Your photograph may not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, defamatory, slanderous or libelous. Also, your photo must not promote bigotry, racism, harm or hatred against any group or individual or promote discrimination. The appropriateness of all photographs will be determined solely by Sponsor whose decisions are final. Sponsor reserves the right to reject any photograph it deems inappropriate for any reason.
Photographs must be submitted in JPEG format and must not include any persons other than yourself, unless you obtain permission in writing from the person(s) in the photograph that you can submit the photo as your part of your entry in this Sweepstakes. In addition, the photo also must not contain any visible brand names, logos, trademarks or other intellectual property owned by any company other than United Industries Hot Shot.
b. MAIL-IN ENTRY METHOD:Alternatively, you may enter the Sweepstakes by hand-printing the words Hot Shot® “2014 Hiding Spaces” Sweepstakes,” your name, age, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, and e-mail address (if applicable) on a 3” x 5” card and mailing it in an envelope to: Hot Shot® “2014 Hiding Spaces” Sweepstakes, c/o Hot Shot® “2014 Hiding Spaces” Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 4406, St. Louis, Missouri 63044.
PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: There will be one (1) Grand Prize and four (4) weekly prizes awarded. Each Grand Prize consists solely of a One Thousand Dollar ($1,000) American Airlines gift card, a One Thousand Dollar ($1,000) Marriott Hotels gift card, and a Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollar ($2,500) Visa gift card for spending money. Each weekly prize consists solely of a One Hundred Dollar ($100) Visa gift card. The total value of all Prizes to be awarded is Four Thousand Nine Hundred Dollars ($4,900). All federal, state, and local tax liabilities are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner may be required to complete and return an IRS W-9 form (i.e. Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification).
The Gift Cards are subject to terms and conditions specified by issuer. Such conditions may include one or more of the following: cards may not be redeemable for cash or used for payment on accounts, for the payment for prior purchases, and may be non-refundable; cards may contain expiration dates, and may be redeemable only by legal residents of the United States.
RANDOM DRAWING: A total of four (4) Weekly Prize Winners will be selected in random drawings from among all eligible entries each Friday during the Promotion Period starting on or about August 8, 2014 by judges selected by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. One Grand Prize Winner will be selected by random drawing on August 31, 2014. The Prizes are guaranteed to be awarded. Only one Winner per household is permitted. The Winners will be notified by telephone, email or mail service by September 15, 2014.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: No substitution for any prize will be permitted. If necessary due to unavailability of the Prize, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded at the discretion of the Sponsor. Prize is not transferable or assignable. Winner of the Grand Prize will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity/Liability Release within fifteen (15) days of issuance. Failure to return all required documents in this time period may result in the Winner being disqualified and an alternate Winner selected. If a prize notification is returned to Sponsor as undeliverable or if an entrant is found to be ineligible or declines acceptance of the Prize for any reason, an alternate Winner will be selected. By entering this Sweepstakes and/or accepting the Prizes, Entrants hereby consent (except where prohibited by law) to the reasonable use by Sponsor of the photograph entry submitted by the entrant and the entrants’’ name, hometown address, photograph, voice, likeness and image, without any further compensation for any future promotional activity related to this Sweepstakes
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning a Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes and are equal regardless of method of entry.
CONDUCT OF PARTICIPATION: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant affirms that he or she has read and agrees to abide by the Official Sweepstakes Rules and the decisions of the judges. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant acting in violation of the Official Rules or found tampering with the entry process or with the operation of the Sweepstakes or the website. The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and, by entering; all Winners and entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in St. Louis, Missouri. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE RELATED TO SPONSOR OR THE SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; printing or other errors; and any entries or mail which are late, lost, delayed, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, postage due or any combination thereof. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes in the event that it becomes necessary due to circumstances beyond Sponsor’s control. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated early, winners will be selected from all eligible entries received at the time of termination.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By participating, Winners and entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by the Winners, entrants or any other third parties related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes, as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses (whether alleged, threatened, or actual) to any person or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakesrelated activity or participation in this Sweepstakes.
WINNERS LIST: For an Official Winners’ List (available after October 1, 2014) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “Hot Shot® “2014 Hiding Spaces” Sweepstakes - WINNERS - or - OFFICIAL RULES (please specify), c/o Hot Shot® “2014 Hiding Spaces” Sweepstakes Winners List Request, 1 Rider Trail Plaza Drive, Earth City, MO 63045. All requests must be received by May 1, 2015. Official Rules also available at www.facebook.com/hotshotinsecticides and www.hotshot.com.
SPONSOR: United Industries Corporation, 1 Rider Trail Plaza Drive, Earth City, MO 63045
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
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