NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD:Major League Fishing’s Ultimate Dream Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”)begins at 4:00:00 PMCentral Time (“CT”) on Thursday, April 4, 2019and ends at 11:59:59 PM CT on Sunday, June 30, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY:The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States, and the District of Columbia, who are age 21 or older at the time of entry. Void in Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Major League Fishing, LLC (the “Sponsor”), US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”) and the Sweepstakes Prize Partners including Bass Cat Boats, BPS Direct, LLC (“Bass Pro Shops”), B&W Trailer Hitches, Bully Dog, Covercraft Direct LLC, Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (“Evinrude”), Favorite Fishing, Ferguson Enterprises Inc., Frogg Toggs, Continental Tire North America, Inc. (“General Tire”), HUK Gear, Mercury Marine, Haas Outdoors, Inc—Mossy Oak (“Mossy Oak”), Mustad, Absolute Outdoor, Inc. (“Onyx”), Phoenix Bass Boats, JL Marine Systems (“Power-Pole”), Pure Fishing, Inc. (“Pure Fishing, Inc./Berkley/Abu Garcia”), Red Devil, Inc., St. Croix Rods, T-H Marine Supplies, Wiley X, Inc. and Yakima Products, Inc. (collectively, the “Prize Partners”), and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
HOW TO ENTER:
- During the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.mlfultimatedream.com(the “Sweepstakes Site”);
- The Sweepstakes Site’s landing page will include twenty-five (25)links, one (1) link for each Prize Partner and one (1) link for the Sponsor (each, a “Prize Partner Link”). Click on a Prize Partner Link to access the corresponding Prize Partner’s sweepstakes entry form (a “Prize Partner Entry Form”);
- For each Prize Partner Entry Form, follow all entry instructions to complete the entry form in its entirety and submit to receive one (1) sweepstakes entry (an “Entry”).
- Each participant may only submit an Entry for each Prize Partner Entry Form once per day.
Limit: One (1) Entry per person per Prize Partner Entry Form per day for a maximum of twenty-five (25)Entries per person per day.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS: There are ten (10) Grand Prizes available to be won. Ten (10) Grand Prize winners will each receive a Major League Fishing Ultimate Dream Experience at Hawk’s Cay Resort from Monday, September 16, 2019 to Thursday, September 19, 2019. Grand Prize package includes:
- Round-trip, coach-class airfare for winner to an airport of Sponsor’s choice in Florida from a major airport nearest the winner’s residence within the 48 contiguous United States as determined by Major League Fishing;
- Three (3) nights, single-room accommodations at Hawks Cay Resort;
- Group meals;
- Two (2) salt water, half-day fishing excursions;
- One (1) Major League Fishing jersey and gift bag.
The Grand Prize is only available from Monday, September 16, 2019 to Thursday, September 19, 2019.
The ARV of each Grand Prize is: $2,500. Grand Prize must be used on dates specified or prize will be forfeited. The ARV may vary based upon dates of travel and point of departure. The difference between the ARV and actual value of the Grand Prize will not be awarded.
*Fishing equipment will be provided by the Sponsor.
The total ARV of all prizes available to be won: $25,000. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.
RANDOM DRAWING:The winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about Monday, July 8, 2019, from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period by the Sweepstakes Administrator, an independent representative of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
WINNER NOTIFICATION & VERIFICATION: Potential Grand Prize winners will be notified via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within five (5) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, “the Releases”). These releases will require the winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected.The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after all winners are verified.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if a winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing. Only two (2) alternate winners may be determined through this process, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.
Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes are not assignable nor transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
All travel related expenses, including but not limited to, ground transportation, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges,departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, luggage fees, food & beverage (except as provided above) and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winners must have valid photo ID prior to departure. Grand Prize must be used on dates specified. Travel is subject to availability and trip is only available from Monday, September 16, 2019 to Thursday, September 19, 2019, or prize will be forfeited in its entirety.Dates are subject to change. No travel companions or guests allowed.
Sponsor will, in its sole discretion, determine which airport is closest to the Grand Prize winner’s home. Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit may be required at any time for incidental charges (e.g., room service, use of telephone/IT services, laundry and all other optional extra services not provided in the Grand Prize). If weather or other incident or conditions beyond the control of the Sponsor affects the ability for winner to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels, venue operators, transportation companies, prize providers or any other persons providing any prize-related services or accommodations. Sponsor is not liable for expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any transportation or other prize element except at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor.If for any reason whatsoever, winner is unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. If Grand Prize is forfeited prior to Sponsor finalizing and paying for travel, and there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non-winning eligible entries. All lodging reservations are based on availability. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation.
In the event a winner engages in behavior that, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip early, whole or in part, and send the winner home with no further obligation. In the event a winner engages in behavior during travel that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is illegal, tortious, or subjects winner to arrest or detention, Sponsor shall have no obligation to pay any damages, fees, fines, judgments or other costs or expenses of any kind whatsoever incurred by winner as a result of such conduct.
PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND THE RECEIPT AND/OR USE OF PRIZE OFFERED IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. ENTRANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THE INHERENT HAZARDS, DANGERS AND RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH FISHING, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: DROWNING WHILE ENGAGED IN BOATING, FISHING AND WADING; INJURIES RECEIVED FROM MECHANICAL OR MOVING BOAT PARTS; INJURIES RECEIVED FROM FISHING EQUIPMENT OR RECEIVED FROM OTHER’S USE OF FISHING EQUIPMENT; INJURIES FROM ENCOUNTERS WITH WILDLIFE AND/OR INSECTS; INJURIES FROM EXPOSURE TO SUN, WIND, WEATHER AND/OR OTHER NATURAL ELEMENTS OR ACT OR OMISSION OF ANY GUIDE CONNECTED WITH ANY FISHING EXPERIENCE; RAPID MEDICAL ATTENTION AND/OR EMERGENCY RESPONSE MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE; AND THAT THERE ARE NATURAL FACTORS AND OCCURRENCES WHICH MAY IMPACT ON OR AFFECT THE SAFETY OF SUCH ACTIVITIES, AND ENTRANTS ASSUME THESE RISKS AND DANGERS.
BY ACCEPTING THE GRAND PRIZE, WINNER ACCEPTS (AND AGREES TO CONFIRM IN WRITING) THE INHERENTLY DANGEROUS NATURE AND RISK IN AIR, LAND AND SEA TRAVEL, INCLUDING POTENTIAL PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH, ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS/HER PARTICIPATION IN THE USE OF GRAND PRIZE IS VOLUNTARY, ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THERE ARE NATURAL FACTORS AND OCCURRENCES WHICH MAY IMPACT OR AFFECT THE SAFETY OF THE ACTIVITIES HE/SHE IS PARTICIPATING IN AND HE/SHE ASSUMES THE RISK OF SUCH FACTORS AND OCCURRENCES AND AGREES TO THE EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW THAT THE SPONSOR, THE SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR, PRIZE PARTNERS AND THEIR EMPLOYEEES AND AGENTS SHALL NOT BE IN ANY WAY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RESULTING INJURY AND/OR DEATH. SPONSOR, ADMINISTRATOR AND PRIZE PARTNERS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DAMAGES OR EXPENSES RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF ANY TRAVEL RELATED TO THE PRIZE OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF GRAND PRIZE WINNER’S ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF THE PRIZE.
SPONSOR SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DAMAGES OR EXPENSES RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF ANY TRAVEL RELATED TO THE PRIZE OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF GRAND PRIZE WINNER’S ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF THE PRIZE.
Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent and on an airline carrier of Sponsor’s choice. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and those set forth by Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. The passenger contracts in use by the airlines or other transportation companies shall constitute the sole contracts with respect to the winner’s transportation and such contracts shall be solely between the winner and such transportation companies. Lost, stolen or damaged airline tickets will not be replaced or exchanged. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by any air carrier(s) or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. Winners must comply with all hotel/resort check-in requirements, including, but not limited to, the presentation of a major credit card.
Winners are responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Grand Prize Winners will be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law.
Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor or Prize Partners. Winners acknowledge that the Sponsor, Prize Partners and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
GENERAL:Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sweepstakes Administrator and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, Sweepstakes Administrator, Prize Partners and their parent companies, affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes (the “Released Parties”), as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. The Released Parties are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Partiesare not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw a method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes). If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the 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, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination.
LEGAL WARNING:ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
GOVERNING LAW AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of entrants, Sponsor or the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Oklahoma, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other laws.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (A) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (B) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (C) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (D) ENTRANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.