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Take the Bedell Challenge Sweepstakes | Official Rules
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The “Take the Bedell Challenge” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m., Eastern Time (“ET”) April 1, and ends at 11:59 p.m. (“ET”) on July 31, 2016, ET (“Sweepstakes Period”). Sweepstakes is sponsored by Two Old Hippies, LLC, d/b/a Two Old Hippies Acoustics, 61573 American Loop, Bend, OR, 97702 (the “Sponsor”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to any legal resident of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who has attained the age of majority in his or her state at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of the Sponsor and their immediate family members and household and those of any corporate affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies of the Sponsor, and any other entities directly associated with this Sweepstakes (together the “Released Parties”) are also not eligible to participate. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period: (1) Eligible participants are invited “Take the Bedell Challenge” by posting a photo or video of themselves with a Bedell Guitar. Participants must also include the promotion hashtag, #BedellChallengeEntry and must follow Bedell Guitars on Instagram @BedellGuitars, if that is their method of entry, or Twitter @BedellGuitars, if that is their method of entry. There are two (2) methods of entry, which are: (1) Via Instagram or (2) Via Twitter. Entrants must have an active and non-private Instagram and/or Twitter account. They can sign up for a free account at www.instagram.com or at www.twitter.com. Each Entrant will receive one (1) entry and may only post the same photo or video once during the Sweepstakes Period regardless of the method of entry. The re-posting of the same photo or video will not generate an additional entry. All entries should adhere to the Instagram or Twitter Guidelines and their Terms of Service that are posted on their websites. By submitting an Entry each Entrant consents to receive from the Sponsor a comment on their post, if applicable, an email notifying such Entrant that he/she is the potential Prize Winner. Entrants will be required to have a public Instagram or Twitter account in order to accept an eligible entry. Entries posted by a private Instagram or Twitter account will not be recognized. Any Entrant found to be using multiple accounts to enter the Contest may be disqualified. In addition, Entrants must enter the Contest using a personally-registered Instagram or Twitter account. Any Entrant found to be using the account of a group, company, or other association, may be disqualified. (2) Eligible participants who do not have access to a Bedell Guitar may enter by mail by hand printing on a 3”x 5” card, their name, birth date, address (including zip code), telephone number and e-mail address and mailing the card in a business size envelope to: Take the Bedell Challenge Sweepstakes, 90 Rockwood Place, Rochester, NY 14610. All mailed entries must be postmarked by July 31, 2016 and received by August 4, 2016. Limit one (1) entry per envelope mailed.
Each Entry is required to include the promotional hashtag, #BedellGuitarsEntry, to enter and to be eligible to win. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. All Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. In order to be eligible, entries must actually be received by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received before the start of the Sweepstakes Period or after the end of the Sweepstakes Period will be discarded and deemed VOID. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, an Entry is “received” when the Website’s servers record the post information. Those who do not follow all of the instructions or do not abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor will be disqualified. Entrants agree that their entry becomes the property of Sponsor and that the Sponsor may use the content of the Submission for any proper purpose, including, without limitation, for Sponsor’s advertising/ promotional purposes. Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes will be collected by Sponsor and used by Sponsor, its respective affiliates, agents and marketers for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes as described in these Official Rules. By participating in this Promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant guarantees that he or she is the author and copyright holder of the Entry, that it is the original work of the person who posted the photo or video and that he or she must have permission to include any other people that may be featured. Each Entrant represents and warrants that Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. Entrant warrants and represents that he or she consents to the use of the Entry in the Sweepstakes, and to its posting on the Internet in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor will not assist any Entrant with the development of an Entry. Sponsor specifically reserves all its rights to protect its intellectual property against any infringement or other illegal or improper use.
Entries may not contain any image or depiction of the following: (i) materials which include or constitute trademarks, trade names or copyrighted works, other than Bedell Guitars, which were created or owned by any person or entity other than Entrant, or the Sponsor, for which the Entrant has obtained owner’s written permission to use (Sponsor’s discretion); (ii) materials bearing profanities, or bearing the name or likeness of any celebrity, living or dead; (iii) materials which contain visible identifiable or potentially identifiable information, including but not limited to, phone numbers, website links, street addresses, email addresses or license plate numbers; (iv) inappropriate behavior for a general audience; (v) any depiction of real or simulated sexual acts; (vi) violence in any form; (vi) materials which violate anyone’s reasonable privacy expectations, violate any known agreement, or which are defamatory in nature; (viii) materials which are derogatory to Sponsor, or any affiliated entity or person; (ix) materials which are discriminatory based on race, religion, national origin, physical disability, age, sex, or sexual orientation or preference; (x) materials in which any person identifiably appears unless Entrant has obtained an appropriate written release from such person granting all rights required herein; and, (xi) materials which do not comply with all other requirements in these Official Rules.
Entries that do not conform to the Submission Guidelines contained in these Official Rules will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to reject or disqualify any entry which Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, determines to be inconsistent with the letter or spirit of the Official Rules or potentially damaging to its, the Sweepstakes, or another’s image or reputation.
DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected on or about August 5, 2016 from among all eligible entries received, in a random drawing by Alliance Sweepstakes Services, an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received. The potential Grand Prize winner will be contacted by the Sponsor via Instagram or Twitter comment. In the event of noncompliance with the Official Rules, if a winner cannot be reached within three (3) days of the first attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, an alternate winner will be selected.
PRIZE: One Grand Prize winner will receive a Bedell Guitar that has an Approximate Retail Value of (“ARV”) of $5,000.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: :By accepting the prize, prize winner agrees to release the Sponsor, the Released Parties, and prize suppliers from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by entering the promotion or for damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of prize awarded. No substitution or transfer of prize or election of cash in lieu of prize will be permitted. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute any prize package with another prize of equal or greater value in the event that the prize (or any component thereof) is not available. The Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes and/or any other fees/costs associated with the prize or receipt of the prize. Grand Prize winner will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release to be returned within 7 days of written notification, or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The winner will also be required to disclose his/her social security number for the purpose of issuance of a 1099 Form for tax purposes. Each winner’s entry and acceptance of the prize offered constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) for the Sponsor to use said winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice and address (city and state), in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without notice or further compensation.
INTERNET LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the prizes using all non-suspect eligible entries received. No responsibility is assumed for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
TERMS & CONDITIONS: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By entering the Sweepstakes, where permitted by law, entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless the Released Parties, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders, and agents from any and all liability, loss, damage, or injuries to any person (including death) or property of any kind sustained in connection with their participation in the Sweepstakes or from their acceptance, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of the prize, or for any typographical or other error in the printing, offering, or announcement of the prize. Entrants further acknowledge that the Released Parties have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the prize, including, but not limited to, its quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the Sweepstakes mechanics and/or implementation will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes Administrator, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. The Administrator reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that Administrator determines, in its sole discretion, violates these Official Rules. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Iowa. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Iowa without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Iowa or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Iowa.
WINNERS LIST REQUESTS: To request confirmation of the name and address of the winner, please send a self-addressed, stamped business-size envelope to Take the Bedell Challenge Sweepstakes Winner’s List Request, 300 State St. Suite 402, Rochester, NY 14614.
SPONSOR: Two Old Hippies, LLC, d/b/a Two Old Hippies Acoustics,61573 American Loop Bend, OR, 97702.