Shotgun September Benelli Montefeltro Giveaway
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.
The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry and who can acquire and posses the prize(s). No person that, during the pendency of this sweepstakes and prior to its termination, is or otherwise becomes prohibited from possessing, acquiring, or transporting firearms or ammunition is eligible to enter or win this Sweepstakes. Employees of and other companies associated with the promotion of the Sweepstakes, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.
Agreement to Official Rules
Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.
The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Firearms Policy Coalition, located at 4212 N. Freeway Blvd., Suite 6, Sacramento, CA, 95834.
The Sweepstakes begins September 22, 2017 at 12:01AM Pacific Time and ends on October 2, 2017 at 11:59PM Pacific Time (the Sweepstakes Period). Entries that are submitted before or after the Sweepstakes Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Sweepstakes using any of the following methods: Online.
How to Enter
Online: This method of entry will be available by visiting our Web site and submitting an entry using forms at the following web pages or child webpages of:
All entries must be affirmatively received by Sponsor by October 3, 2017 at 11:59PM Pacific Time.
The Sweepstakes Prize is one (1) Benelli Montefeltro Shotgun. Prize(s) pictured in contest imaging are representative and not the actual Prize. The estimated retail value of the Prize is $1,139 U.S. Dollars. Odds of winning will vary depending on the total number of valid entries submitted.
On or about October 4, 2017, the Sponsor will select final winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. If there is more than one prize, the first selected potential winner will be for the first listed prize, the second potential winner for the second listed prize, and so on until all prizes have been exhausted. The odds of being selected depend on the number of valid entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner via telephone or email on or about October 4, 2017. If the potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after two attempts from the date of the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries.
Winner Notification and Prize Fulfillment
The potential winners will be notified by e-mail and/or phone.
Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 2-4 weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes and all required Affidavit and Required Documents have been properly provided to Sponsor.
If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Affidavit and Required Documents within the required time period, or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.
Winner will be chosen at random. Odds of winning dependent upon number of eligible entries received. No substitutions or cash alternatives offered. By participating, entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor, and any of its directors, officers, employees and agents from any liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession, or any use of any prize. No warranties, express or implied, are created by entry except the award of a prize to holder or winning entry. The Sponsor is not responsible for computer, software, network, or transmission problems or late, lost, or misdirected entries or other submission errors.
By entering the Sweepstakes, you release Sponsor and all Released Parties from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use any prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention, or other technical problem, or in the event the Sweepstakes is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Sweepstakes and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Entrants are responsible for their own campaign reporting obligations, if applicable. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number and quality of eligible entries received. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF WINNER. The prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternative winner if: (a) the winner Affidavit and Required Documents are not returned as required from the potential winner, (b) if two (2) attempts to contact the potential winner by phone and/or e-mail are not successful, (c) any prize is otherwise not claimed. Prizes are not transferable. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize. Limit one prize per household or address. All prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).
In the event of a dispute about the identity of the entrant, entries made online will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. An authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The potential winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
Prior to transfer of any prize subject to any state or federal firearm laws, Winner will be required to identify and provide supporting information from a licensed federal firearms dealer who is eligible to receive and transfer said prize to the Winner pursuant to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Winner is responsible for any/all requisite firearms dealer transaction fees and firearm transfer requirements imposed by federal, state, and local laws. Taxes on prize and all expenses related to acceptance and use of prize and not specified are the sole responsibility of winner. Winners of prizes valued at $600 or more will be issued an IRS 1099 Form for the value of the prize.
As a condition of being awarded any prize, except where prohibited by law, potential winner(s) may be required to complete, sign (where applicable) and submit an Affidavit and Required Documents, which consist of:
A notarized affidavit certifying eligibility and compliance with the rules contained herein, including a declaration of status as a person who is not prohibited from possessing firearms;
A true and correct IRS form W-9;
For a prize that constitutes a firearm, a copy of a licensed dealer’s federal firearm license through whom the firearm will be transferred;
Any and all other documents required by law or regulation to effectuate the transfer of the prize;
Proof of Identity;
Execution of a release and consent to the use of his or her name, hometown, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation;
And any other legal, regulatory, or tax-related documents required by Sponsor in its sole discretion; and
A release of liability.
All Required Documents must be received within ten (10) calendar days of the date that the Affidavit and Required Documents are sent to potential winning in order to claim the prize.
Release and Limitations of Liability
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Sweepstakes, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d)lost, late, incomplete, garbled, illegible, undelivered, stolen, damaged, delayed, postage-due or misdirected mail, entries, application downloads, (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, the incorrect downloading of the application the processing of entries application downloads or in any Sweepstakes related materials; or (f) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto).
Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorneys fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Sweepstakes constitutes permission to use winner’s name, hometown, likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further permission or compensation.
Winner acknowledges that Sponsor and all other businesses concerned with this Sweepstake 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 to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of prize except that prize shall be subject to manufacturer’s stated warranty.
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees 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 Sacramento County, California. 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 in accordance with, the laws of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than California.
Information collected from entrants will be used by Sponsor for various purposes, including, but not limited to, education and fundraising.
To request the name of the prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to FPC, Attn: 2017 Shotgun September Giveaway, 2017 Gun Rights Prize Giveaway Winner List Requests, 4212 N. Freeway Blvd., Suite 6, Sacramento, CA, 95834. Winner List requests will only be accepted after the Sweepstakes end date (listed above).
To opt-out of Sponsor’s future Sweepstakes mailings write to: FPC, Attn: Sweepstakes Communications, 4212 N. Freeway Blvd., Suite 6, Sacramento, CA, 95834.
The Sweepstakes and all accompanying materials are copyright © 2017 by Firearms Policy Coalition. All rights reserved.