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Casting for Cash Official Rules
Please read the Official Rules and Regulations ("Official Rules") of the "Casting for Cash – Benefiting SOWW" Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes"). You must accept and comply with the Official Rules to participate in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes you agree to accept the Official Rules.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE OR IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. THE ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED DURING THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD.
SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 AM Central Standard Time ("CST") on 07/01/2020 and ends at 11:55 PM CST on 07/31/2020 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Winners will be selected from entries properly submitted to the Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia (does not include Puerto Rico, Alaska, Hawaii, and all U.S. territories and possessions and all overseas military installations), who are at least 21 years of age on the date of the Sweepstakes entry submission ("Entrant"). Employees, directors and officers and their immediate families (spouses and siblings, parents and children and their spouses) and household members of the Sponsor and/or Administrator (as defined below) and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, distributors, dealerships and companies involved in the implementation and execution of the Sweepstakes (collectively the "Sweepstakes Entities") are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
SPONSOR: Brownells Inc., 3006 Brownells Parkway, Grinnell, IA 50112 (the "Sponsor").
ADMINISTRATOR: Brownells Inc., 3006 Brownells Parkway, Grinnell, IA 50112 (the
AGREEMENT TO THE OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning any prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
HOW TO ENTER: There are 2 methods to enter the Sweepstakes (each an "Entry"):
(1) To enter the Sweepstakes online, complete the online form, available at www.brownells.com,with required contact information and submit the completed Entry as directed. To submit an online Entry, a donation of $1.00 or more to the Special Operations Wounded Warrior Charity (SOWW) is required. More information about SOWW can be found on its website, sowwcharity.com.
(2) Alternatively, to enter without making a donation to SOWW, you may mail a 3" x 5" postcard with your name, address, e-mail address (if you have one), telephone number, date of birth to 3006 Brownells Parkway, Grinnell, IA 50112. ALL MAIL-IN ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED BY 11:55 PM CST on 07/31/2020.
Illegible, late, lost, or incomplete entries are not eligible. Limit: One (1) Entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period. No group Entries. Any attempt to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins, or any other methods may cause disqualification by Brownells, in its sole discretion. In the event more than one (1) Entry is received from any one person or email address, the first Entry processed will be the only valid entry received for the Sweepstakes Period. If a dispute occurs, Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted during Entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person assigned to the email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. No mechanical reproductions permitted. Sponsor is not liable for lost, late, misdirected, or corrupted Entries whether due to a technical error or otherwise. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
WINNER SELECTION: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing conducted on or about 8/4/2020 from among all eligible entries received. Drawing will be conducted by Administrator at the Administration address. The potential winners will be notified by the Administrator by email (email@example.com) and will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability/Publicity Release ("Affidavit/Release"), except where prohibited by law, within 10 days of receipt. Failure of the potential winner to timely return the required executed documents within the specified time period may cause the prize to be forfeited and awarded to an alternate as solely determined by Sponsor. If a prize is refused, a prize notification is returned or deemed undeliverable, or the potential winner is disqualified an alternate winner will be selected via a random drawing. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner's name, hometown, likeness, statements, and other personally identifiable information for promotional, advertising and marketing purposes in any media throughout the world without additional prize, incentive, consideration, consent or review; and upon request, winner will provide written consent to such use. The odds of winning drawing depend upon the number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
GRAND PRIZE: Trip for two between September 1, 2020 and September 30, 2020 (specific date options to be provided by Sponsor) to Tallahassee, Florida to go deep sea fishing with a wounded special operator. Estimated Retail Value ("ARV") up to $3,600.00. Grand Prize includes: round trip air transportation for two (2) from airport nearest winner's home, one (1) double-occupancy standard hotel room for 2 days / 3 nights at the Best Western Apalach Inn in Apalachicola, Florida, deep sea fishing activity with wounded special operator, and $500 spending cash, usable towards car rental or any other purpose of Winner's choosing. If Winner is unable to attend on the stated dates, the prize will be forfeited, awarded to another Winner and no other compensation will be provided. All expenses, including transportation to and from the venue and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, meals, personal charges at lodging, airport parking, security fees, taxes, gratuities or other expenses or incidentals are the responsibility solely of Winner. Travel companion must be 18 years of age or older as of the date of departure (or be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian as the Grand Prize Winner). Winner and travel guest must travel on same itinerary. Winner and travel guest must possess all necessary documentation required for air travel (e.g., valid photo identification). Travel companion will be required to sign a release before traveling. No warranty or guarantee will be given by Sponsor with respect to the prize. Any and all guarantees and warranties are subject to the manufacturer's or service provider's terms and conditions, and the Winner agrees to look solely to such entity for any such warranty or guarantee claim. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution, cash redemption, assignment or transfer of prize permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize with another prize of greater or equal value. All federal, state and local taxes, if any, related to a prize are the responsibility of the individual Winner. Sponsor is not responsible if event is changed, canceled or postponed, if the date or location for the activity is changed, or if travel to event location is made unavailable by circumstances beyond Sponsor's control. Selection of activity location, airline, and seating is selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winner will be issued an IRS 1099 form for all prizes above $600 USD, where applicable.
GENERAL CONDITIONS / RELEASE: By entering or participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules, the terms and conditions of the Sponsor's websites, and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding. By entering or participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants waive the right or claim any ambiguity or error in these Official Rules or in the Sweepstakes itself. By entering or participating, Entrant agrees to (a) release Sweepstakes Entities, their respective directors, officers, agents and employees from all liability for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, in whole or in part, caused by (i) Entrant's participation, including the unauthorized or illegal access to personally identifiable or sensitive information or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the prize; (ii) any Sweepstakes Entities sponsorship or administration of the Sweepstakes; and (iii) Entrant's and/or any third party's use, sale or disposal of the prize; (b) acknowledge that said parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize. Neither Sweepstakes Entities nor any service providers are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of Entry information, or for any human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data or voice transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any online service or website or to complete a telephone call or facsimile transaction, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost or misdirected mail, or any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes. Winners must meet all local laws and regulations. Winners assume all liability for any injury, death, or damage caused, or allegedly caused, in whole or in part, by participating in this Sweepstakes or receipt, use, or redemption of the prize. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, TAMPER WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of being executed as planned, or infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, action of Entrants, technical failures or any other causes which in the opinion of Administrator and/or Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Administrator reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any suspect Entry or Entrant and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. If any cancellation occurs, termination or suspension, notice thereof will be posted at Brownells.com. If the Sponsor reconvenes the Sweepstakes after a suspension, determining the prize winner will be made, from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the date of the suspension, as Administrator determines in its sole discretion. Entries not complying with all rules are subject to disqualification.
DISPUTES: Entrants agree that (a) 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 in Iowa; (b) 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 (c) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant waives all rights to, claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS 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 Rules, Entrant's rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed under, the laws of the Iowa, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Iowa law or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Iowa law.
WINNER / RULES: The Sweepstakes Grand Prize Winner will appear on Sponsor's website www.brownells.com between August 4, 2020 and September 4, 2020.