OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
The 2018 Gold Rush Dirtcar Giveaway Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE 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.
Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. The 2018 Gold Rush Dirtcar Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes) begins at 12:00 a.m., Eastern Time (“ET”) March 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on December 20, 2018 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes is sponsored by JDM Racing Solutions, LLC, D/B/A Dirtcar USA, (the “Sponsor”), 1257 County Road 700 N,
Eureka, IL 61530.
ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open to legal residents of forty-eight (48) of the United States, excluding New York and Florida, and including the District of Columbia, who has the age of majority in his or her state or territory of residence and as of the time of entry. Employees, officers and representatives of the Sponsor, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, advertising and promotion agencies and American Sweepstakes & Promotion Co. Inc. (collectively, “Released Parties”) and members of the immediate family (mother, father, sons, daughters and spouse, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these official rules. Void in Puerto Rico, Florida and New York and where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period eligible participants are invited to participate by visiting the Sponsor’s website at www.dirtcarusa.com. For each $10 worth of product that they purchase from the Sponsor’s website, including the tax & shipping costs, participants will receive one (1) entry into that monthly sweepstakes drawing. To obtain an entry into the Sweepstakes without purchase participants may mail a 3”x 5” card with their first and last name, email address, mailing address, and telephone number hand written on the card in a hand written addressed envelope to Gold Rush Dirtcar Giveaway Sweepstakes, PO box 435, Macedon, NY 14502-0435. All mail-in requests must be postmarked by the last date of each month and received by the fifth of the following month, to be included in that month’s drawing, expect for the month of December which all mail-in request must be postmarked by December 20, 2018, and received by December 27, 2018. Typed, computer-generated, or otherwise mechanically reproduced 3 x 5 cards or outer envelopes/requests are NOT allowed and will not be accepted. Limit one (1) sweepstakes entry per stamped envelope per person per day.
Once submitted, an Entry cannot be deleted, canceled, or modified. Each properly completed and received Entry will receive one (1) Sweepstakes Entry. The Sponsor is not responsible for late, incomplete, misdirected, or delayed entries. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
SWEEPSTAKES DRAWINGS AND NOTIFICATIONS: At the end of each month for nine (9) months a random drawing will take place on or about the fifth of the following month from all eligible entries that were received that month from each method of entry to determine the monthly winners. The final monthly drawing will take place on or about December 28, 2018, which will then total ten (10) monthly drawings. All monthly drawings will be conducted by American Sweepstakes & Promotion Co. (“the Administrator”) an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The Administrator will draw five (5) winners each month. The Sponsor will then do an additional drawing via a Facebook live event on their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/DirtCarUSA, to determine the monthly prize that each winner will receive. The odds of winning a monthly prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received for each monthly drawing. An entrant can only win one (1) prize per monthly drawing but may win additional prizes each month during the Sweepstakes period, as long as only one (1) prize per month. The winners will be contacted by the email address and/or the telephone number that they provided.
One (1) Grand Prize drawing from all the ten (10) monthly Finalist winners which will take place on or about December 31, 2018. The Grand Prize drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor via a Facebook live event on their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/DirtCarUSA. All monthly Finalist winners will receive confirmation on when the final drawing will be held and invited to view the event. The odds of winning the Grand Prize are 1:11. The Grand Prize winner will then be contacted via telephone.
PRIZES: The five (5) monthly winners, for a total of fifty (50) winners, will each reach a specific DirtCar USA prize that will vary each month. The ARV of the monthly prizes will be as follows:
- First name drawn: Fifth place monthly winner receives a prize with minimum value of $50
- Second name drawn: Fourth place monthly winner receives a prize with minimum value of $100
- Third name drawn: Third place monthly winner receives a prize with minimum value of $150
- Fourth name drawn: Second place monthly winner receives a prize with minimum value of $200
- Fifth name drawn: First place monthly winner receives a prize with minimum value of $250 PLUS they will also receive one (1) entry into the Finalist Grand Prize Drawing.
One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive a 2018 RACE CAR that will have been driven in several races during the 2018 calendar year. The race car will be awarded in exceptional condition and any damages made to the race car during any of these races will be repaired prior to the winner taking ownership. The Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of the car is $25,000. ARV of the total prize pool is $36,000.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: By accepting a Prize, winners agree to release the Sponsor from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by entering the Sweepstakes or for damages of any kind caused by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of the prize awarded. Grand Prize winner will be solely responsible for all title, license and registration fees as well as all federal, state and local taxes. The Grand Prize winner will be required to complete and sign and Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release form provided to them to be returned within 7 days of written notification, or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. The Grand Prize winner will also be required to disclose his/her social security number for the purpose of issuance of a 1099 Form for tax purposes. 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 the prize package with another prize of equal or greater value in the event that the prize (or any component thereof) is not available. If potential Grand Prize winner fails to respond to the Sponsor’s notification within 7 days of the initial contact by the Sponsor, then such person shall be disqualified and an alternate winner may be awarded the prize at issue.
GENERAL: By accepting a Prize, where permitted by law, recipient grants to the Sponsor its parent, subsidiaries and related companies, and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Sponsor’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time the recipient’s full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR , THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, DEALERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SUPPLIERS, PRIZE PROVIDER AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZES. By participating, entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, dealers, distributors, suppliers, Prize provider and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may arise from participating in this Promotion or its related activities or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize(s). Winner acknowledges that Sponsor 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, relative to the Prize.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with the Promotion 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 Illinois. 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 Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois.
WINNER LIST REQUESTS: To request confirmation of the name, city and state of the winners please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope to: The 2018 Gold Rush Dirtcar Giveaway Sweepstakes Winners List c/o ASC, 300 State Street, Suite 402, Rochester, NY 14614.
SPONSOR: JDM Racing Solutions, LLC, D/B/A Dirtcar USA, 1257 County Road 700 N,