OFFICIAL RULES FOR THEÂ ASHEVILLE WHITE DOVE RELEASES
WEBSITE GIVEAWAY SWEEPSTAKESÂ (THE “SWEEPSTAKES”)
YOU HAVE NOT YET WON A PRIZEÂ
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKESÂ OR BE AWARDED A PRIZE.Â A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOURÂ CHANCES OF WINNING A PRIZE
OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF, AND LIVING WITHIN, THE 50 UNITED STATES, 18Â YEARS OLD AS OF TIME OF ENTRY
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW
SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS
By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these OfficialÂ Rules. Any violation of these Official Rules may result in disqualification of entrant.Â AllÂ decisions of the Sponsor regarding this Sweepstakes are final and binding in all respects.
SPONSOR Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
The Website Giveaway Sweepstakes (referred to as â€œsweepstakesâ€) is sponsored by Asheville White Dove Releases (referred to as â€œsponsorâ€)
The Sweepstakes is open only to persons who are legal residents of, and living within, the 50 United
States, 18 years or older, as of the time of entry. Only one entry per household during the Sweepstakes Period is allowed.
The Sweepstakes begins on April 17th, 2013 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time and ends on December 30th, 2013 atÂ 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time (the â€œSweepstakes Periodâ€) unless extended by Sponsor, noticeÂ of which will be provided as set out in these Official Rules. All entries mustÂ be received by theÂ Sponsor byÂ December 25,Â 2012, 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time.Â Sponsor’s computer is the officialÂ timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER
PRIZE INCLUSIONS, RESTRICTIONS, AND SELECTION
All eligible persons who completely satisfy the entry conditions set forth in these Official Rules andÂ become entrants will be eligible to win a prize consisting of the following:
- offer limited to distances of 50 miles of Asheville, NC
- 2 Heart Dove Release may be presented at the rehearsal event, wedding ceremony, or reception following the event.
- 1 Heart basket and pedestal (optional) provided
- Offer will include hand- release lesson if requested by participants
- Professional Dove Releaser will accompany doves for duration of event, approx. 1 hr. on site
- Birds may be released in most moderate weather conditions, if questionable parties will be contacted, release may be delayed momentarily.
Approximate total value of the prize is $200.-350. based on distance and optional hand-release lesson.
The Sponsor will e-mail the selected entrant at the e-mail address provided on the entry form on December 30th, 2013 and winner will be announced on sponsorâ€™s Facebook page. If a prize notification e-mail is returned or deemed undeliverable, if the selected entrant fails to respond to theÂ prizeÂ notification e-mail within forty-eight (48) hours, or if the selected entrant is found to beÂ ineligible or fails to comply with these Official Rules, the Sponsor may decide, in its sole discretion,Â that the selected entrant has forfeited the prize and the Sponsor shall select, on a random basis, an alternate from eligible entrants.
The prize-winner will be required to execute and return a Declaration of Eligibility and LiabilityÂ Release and supply Sponsor with his/her social security number for tax purposes within seven daysÂ of the prize notification e-mail. Failure to comply with these requirements will cause the prize(s) to beÂ forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Upon contacting a potential winner and determining that he/she has met all eligibility requirements of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation the execution and timely return ofÂ theÂ required Declaration of Eligibility and Liability Release, such individual will be declared the “winner” of the Sweepstakes.
All prize-winners who comply with these Official Rules shall receive prizes within 90 days after receiptÂ by Sponsor of their executed Declaration of Eligibility and Liability Release.Â Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of a prize shall constitute and signify the winner’s consent that the Sponsor may use the winner’s name, likeness, image, voice, photographs, biographical information, address (city and state) and written statements made by the winner about the Sweepstakes and Sponsor for promotional purposes, in all forms of media, in perpetuity and without monetary payment or additional consideration.Â The Sponsor reserves the right to announce the identity of the Sweepstakes prize-winner and the prize awarded to each such winner on any of its marketing platforms such as websites, social sites, or email.
ODDS OF WINNING
The odds of winning any prize depend upon the number of valid entries received by Sponsor.
All prizes are non-transferable and are not exchangeable for cash; provided, however, that theÂ Sponsor may, in its discretion, offer to prize winners the option of receiving a cash prize substitute.
The Sponsor is not responsible for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays inÂ operations or transmissions, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entryÂ materials, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of anyÂ kind, or inaccurate transmissions of, or failure of the Sponsor to receive entry information on accountÂ of human or technical problems in any combination thereof.Â The Sponsor reserves the right, in itsÂ sole discretion, to cancel the Sweepstakes in its entirety if it becomes technically corrupted orÂ because of non- authorized human intervention.Â The Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules.
By entering: (a) participants agree to these Official Rules, the decisions of the Sponsor, which shallÂ be final and binding in all respects, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes orÂ these Official Rules; (b) participants release the Sponsor, its directors, officers, employees, affiliates,Â agents, representatives, vendors and such personsâ€™ directors, officers, employees and agents fromÂ any and all liability for any claims, injuries, losses, costs or damages of any kind caused byÂ participation in the Sweepstakes or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of theÂ prizes; and (c) PARTICIPANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE SPONSOR AND OTHER RELEASED
ENTITIES AND INDIVIDUALS HAVE NEITHER MADE, NOR ARE IN ANY MANNER RESPONSIBLEÂ OR LIABLE FOR ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESSED ORÂ IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE PRIZES.
The Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning any prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that the entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation ofÂ the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair practices or intending to annoy,Â abuse, threaten or harass any other participants or the Sponsorâ€™s agents or representatives.
WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SPONSORÂ OR SPONSORâ€™S WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THEÂ SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCHÂ AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES ANDÂ DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYSâ€™ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THEÂ FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
Issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official RulesÂ shall be governed by the laws of the North Carolina.Â All disputes arising out of or connected with thisÂ Sweepstakes will be resolved individually, and without resort to class action, exclusively by a state orÂ federal court located in Asheville, NC and all entrants agree to the personal jurisdiction ofÂ and venue in such courts.Â Should there be a conflict between the laws of the State of North Carolina and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of the State ofÂ North Carolina.Â AllÂ judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket damages (excluding attorneys’ fees)Â associated with participation inÂ thisÂ Sweepstakes and shall not include any indirect, punitive,Â incidental and/or consequential damages.
USE OF REGISTRATION INFORMATION
By completing the Sweepstakes entry form, entrants grant the Sponsor the right to use theÂ information provided on the forms, and to contact the entrant by e-mail, telephone, mail, certified mail,Â or fax.