2019 Oregon World Water Day Sweepstakes Official Rules

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.

A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

*Rules updated on 3/14/19 to include additional prizes.

Eligibility. This 2019 Oregon World Water Day Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to all natural persons who are legal residents of Oregon, who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry. Void outside the USA, in Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and other United States territories and possessions. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

Sponsorship. The Sweepstakes sponsor is Oregon Environmental Council (“Sponsor”), located at 222 NW Davis Street, Suite 309, Portland, Ore. 97209. Sponsor and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, agents, representatives, officers, directors, donors, shareholders, and employees, and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration, judging or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, the immediate family members of such individuals, are not eligible to participate. Sponsor will conduct the Sweepstakes substantially as described in these Official Rules.

Entry Period. This Sweepstakes will consider entries submitted between March 1, 2019 at 12:00 AM and ending on March 31, 2019 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time as valid entries (“Entry Period”).

How to Enter. During the Entry Period, visit the Add Your Voice Sweepstakes registration page located on Sponsor’s website at oregonworldwaterday.org/mywaterwhy and follow the instructions to electronically complete and submit the Sweepstakes entry form. You will be asked to provide basic contact information, including your name, street address, phone number, and email address. All entries become the property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned.

Limitations on Entries. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON. No third party entry or entry through any sweepstakes service is permitted. Any person who attempts or otherwise encourages the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identifies or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage multiple or false entries, as determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified. Use of robotic entry devices is strictly prohibited.

Grand Prize. One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, which consists of a lightly used Naish Javelin MC 12’6” stand up paddle board and travel bag. Prize must be picked up by prize winner at Oregon Environmental Council at 222 NW Davis Street, Suite 309, Portland OR 97209. All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are solely the winner’s responsibility. Winner understands there are inherent risks involved in water recreation and use of a stand up paddle board. Winner agrees to accept the Grand Prize “as is” and entrants hereby acknowledge that neither Sponsor nor Administrator is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee relative to the Grand Prize, including warranties provided exclusively by a prize supplier. Winner is solely responsible for any federal, state, and local taxes. Winner must provide Sponsor with a valid Oregon identification to prove residency and a valid Social Security number or taxpayer identification number before prize will be awarded. A Form 1099 will be issued to Grand Prize winner.

Second Prize. Three (3) Second Prizes will be awarded. Prizes, in no particular order, include a Mountain Shop Mountain Bike Rental (24-hour Salsa Cycles mountain bike rental with helmet, retail value $85), Mountain Shop Ski Rental Package (includes alpine or alpine touring skis, boots, poles, and skins if needed, valid for 2 nights/3 days, up to $65 retail value) and Mountain Shop Backpacking Rental Package (includes tent, backpack, sleeping bag, valid for 2 nights/3 days, up to $100 retail value). Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution or cash equivalent is permitted. Winner is responsible for federal, state, and local taxes, if applicable. Each prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied, by Sponsor or Administrator. LIMIT ONE PRIZE PER PERSON.

Drawing. Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries collected during the Entry Period taking place on or about April 2, 2019, at Sponsor’s principal place of business. Once a winner is selected, they will be removed from further drawings for additional prizes. The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions and interpretations on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes and these Official Rules are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant or winner and may refuse to award a prize to a person who is not eligible or has violated a rule, gained unfair advantage in the Sweepstakes, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. If there is a dispute about the identity of an entrant, prize will be awarded to the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by the internet service provider responsible for the domain associated with the submitted email address. If winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with Sweepstakes rules, winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be awarded the prize in a separate random drawing. Winner will be notified by email. Inability of Sponsor to contact winner by email within seventy-two (72) hours after selection, may result in disqualification of winner and an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing at Sponsor’s discretion. Prize will be picked up by winner at Oregon Environmental Council offices at 222 NW Davis Street, Suite 309, Portland, OR 97209 by July 3, 2019. If prize is not picked up, then prize will be forfeited.

Odds. The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received, according to the eligibility requirements in the Sweepstakes.

WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE ANY SPONSOR-OWNED WEBSITE OR MOBILE APPLICATION OR RELATED SOCIAL NETWORKING SITE, THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE INTERFERE WITH OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

General Terms. By entering this Sweepstakes, you promise to abide by the Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse, disqualify or withdraw any entry at any time. Sponsor will not be responsible for any injury, damage or loss of any kind arising out of your participation in the Sweepstakes. YOU AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, DONORS, AGENTS AND ASSIGNS FROM AND AGAINST ANY OR ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, INJURIES, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES. Except where prohibited by law, by accepting prize, winner grants Sponsor a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use winner’s name, photograph, voice, and/or likeness without further authorization, compensation, or remuneration of any kind for advertising, promotion and other publicity purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world.

Winner’s Name. The name of winners is available only within sixty (60) days after the close of the Sweepstakes. To receive the name of the winners, where permitted by law, or a printed copy of the Sweepstakes Official Rules, please contact Sponsor by email at info@oeconline.org.

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