Art of Speed Contest
Sponsored by EASTON® Sports
These are the Official Rules of the Art of Speed Contest (the “Contest”) sponsored by Easton Sports (the “Sponsor”). By entering the Contest, entrants expressly accept these Official Rules. Details of the prizes and how to enter the Contest are contained in these Official Rules. This Contest is governed by California and U.S. law and subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. No purchase necessary, and purchases do not increase chances of winning. Chances of winning depend on the number of eligible entrants. Void where prohibited.
Promotional Period: The Contest begins on July 8th, 2013 and ends on August 8th, 2013 (the “Promotional Period”). One winner will be chosen at random on each Monday during the Promotional Period and contacted by the easton marketing team no later than August 8th, 2013, depending on verification of winner’s eligibility.
Eligibility: The Contest is open to all natural persons who are residents of Canada, the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, and all other U.S. and foreign territories and possessions, and excluding where otherwise prohibited by law, rule or regulation), who are 14 years of age or older at time of entry. Employees of the Sponsor or its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotional agencies are not eligible, nor are members of these employees’ families (defined as parents, children, siblings, spouse, and life partners).
To Enter: The Contest may only be entered by undertaking all of the following steps:
1) Submit an approved (“Rating & Review”) of the Easton Mako Skate on www.Easton.com. To submit a Rating & Review online, entrant must complete a product review and accept the Ratings and Reviews Terms and Conditions. Reviews may be positive, negative or neutral. The online registration instructions will request entrant to truthfully submit entrant’s name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and feedback.
2) Photograph entrant’s Easton Mako Skates in action. Photographs must be uploaded using the software created and provided by Bazaarvoice and uploaded to Instagram or Twitter. The photographs must be tagged with #makoskates. Photos must not contain images which are obscene, crude or vulgar, and/or which contain gang identification, references to commercial products, license plate numbers, phone numbers, personal addresses (physical or email), Web site URLs, derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups, references to illegal or inappropriate activity, behavior or conduct, or any other references that could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.
Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified.
Selection of Potential winners: On each Monday during the Promotional Period, Sponsor shall make one selection at random from among all valid entries. Such selection shall be the “Winner.” Up to eight (8) Winners will be selected during the Promotional Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotional Period.
Prizes: Each of the eight (8) (or less) selected Winners shall be awarded an Easton V-Series (V9 or V9E) Hockey Stick, E700 Helmet, Mako Shoulder Pads, Mako Elbow Pads, Mako Hockey Pants, Mako Shin Pads, and Mako Hockey Gloves (the “Prize Pack”). The approximate retail value of the Prize Pack is not to exceed $820.
Except where otherwise expressly noted in these Official Rules, the selections and awarding of the Prize Packs are subject to the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. The Prize Packs are non-transferable and non-exchangeable. No refunds, substitutions or cash redemption of any part of the Prize Packs are permitted except that the Sponsor retains the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater retail value (or at the Sponsor’s election, the cash value of the listed Prize Packs).
All federal, state, provincial and local taxes related to each Prize Pack are the sole responsibility of each potential winner. All other expenses and costs, not expressly listed above, including but not limited to any taxes, customs charges, and any other expense or cost, not expressly included above are the winner’s sole responsibility. No refunds or credit for changes are allowed. Transfers of the Prize Packs are not permitted. Additional restrictions may apply.
Consent and Release: By entering and accepting the Prize Pack, each entrant expressly permits the Sponsor and its affiliates to announce that entrant’s name (should entrant be selected) for promotional purposes without further compensation. Presentation of any and all parts of the Prize Packs shall be contingent upon submission of written consent from the winner as to such use. By submission of an entry, each entrant releases, indemnifies, covenants not to sue, and holds harmless the Sponsor, and its respective subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from or for any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind, including death, arising from or in connection with the Contest entrant’s receipt, participation, or use and/or misuse of any prize, or the Sponsor’s use of entrants’ submission, name, likeness, or city and state of residence in any form of media for any commercial purpose whatsoever.
Entrants assume any and all liability, known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Contest, including any use or misuse of the prizes. By participating, entrants agree that any dispute related to this Contest shall be submitted exclusively to binding arbitration pursuant to the procedures of the American Arbitration Association. Any dispute resolution event requiring the physical presence of the parties shall occur in Los Angeles County, California. By participating in this Contest, entrants waive any and all objectives to jurisdiction and venue before the AAA. Entrants understand and hereby agree (and agree to further confirm in writing upon Sponsor’s request) to abide by: (a) these Official Rules and (b) the decisions of the Sponsor with respect to all aspects of the Contest, both of which are final and binding.
General: Except where prohibited and/or otherwise superseded by United States law, the Contest is governed by the laws of the State of California, excluding conflicts of law principles. This Contest is void where prohibited.
Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction of unauthorized access to, or alternation of, entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry received by the Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, including http://www.Easton.com, or any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participation or downloading any materials in the Contest.
Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel or modify the Contest if the Sponsor determines that the Contest is impractical, fraudulent, void, unlawful, or if there are any technical or administrative malfunctions, errors, or other problems that affect the structure, terms or lawful administration of the Contest.
Should any provision of the Official Rules be or become invalid for any reason whatsoever, this shall not affect the validity or operation of the remaining provisions, nor shall the Contest be interrupted in any other State in which the Contest has not been deemed invalid or unlawful.
If the Contest is canceled, suspended or modified, Sponsor, 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. No more than the stated number of Prize Packs will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of Prizes Packs as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of Prize Packs by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
Winner List: For a Winner List, send a hand-printed, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Easton Sports Inc, c/o Easton Digital Team, 7855 Haskell Ave., Suite 200, Van Nuys, CA 91406. Winner List requests must be received by August 30, 2013.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Easton Sports, Inc.
7855 Haskell Ave., Suite 200
Van Nuys, CA 91406