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THE HERCULES® TIRES UTV SWEEPSTAKES

THE HERCULES® TIRES UTV SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID OUTSIDE OF THE 48 CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY U.S. LAW. DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE AND LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.

THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH CAN-AM® OR ANY OF THE EVENTS SET FORTH IN THE CHART BELOW, OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES. 

 

  1. Sweepstakes Period

 

The Hercules® Tires UTV Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 11:59 pm Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on February 24, 2022 and ends at 11:59 pm EST on November 5, 2022 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s clock is the official clock of the Sweepstakes.  

 

  1. Eligibility

The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and the District of Columbia, who the age of majority in their state of residence (19 in Alabama & Nebraska, 18 in all other states) at the time of entry. Employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of Hercules Tire & Rubber Company (“Sponsor”), American Tire Distributors, and each of their respective parent and affiliated entities, agencies, distributors, wholesalers and retailers, advertising and marketing agencies and any party involved with the administration of the Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and members of each such employees’ and agents’ respective immediate families (parent, spouse, child, grandparent, grandchild, sibling and their respective spouse) and household of each such employees, are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law.  By participating, you agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Winning the Prize (as defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

  1. How to Enter

 

During the Sweepstakes Period, enter the Sweepstakes using one (1) of the following methods:

 

  1. Survey Method: To enter by completing the survey, (i) attend one (1) of the following events (each, an “Event”) set forth in the chart below; (ii) locate the Hercules Tire & Rubber Company booth at the Event; (iii) the Sponsor’s brand ambassador will have a survey (the “Survey”) on Sponsor’s tablet or use your SMS-enabled mobile phone to text the code provided at the booth to 31022 to receive an autodialed text message with a link to Survey; and (iii) follow the instructions to fill out the Survey completely and accurately, including providing the contact information requested (name, date of birth, email address, cell phone number,). By submitting the completed Survey during the Sweepstakes Period, you will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Participants must have a mobile phone with two-way text messaging capabilities to receive a link to the Survey via text message.  Standard message and data rates may apply. Check with your wireless service provider for details on these and other applicable charges. Participants are solely responsible for any such wireless charges. Not all wireless carriers participate.  By texting the code to 31022, you are providing your written consent to receive an autodialed text message with a link to the Survey. Consent to receive a text message is not a requirement or condition of entry or purchase.
  1. Mail-In Method: To enter without attending an Event, hand print on a 3” x 5” index card (or piece of paper) your name, address, phone number, and email address and mail it in an envelope (no larger than #10 business size) with proper postage affixed to: Hercules Tires Attn: Hercules® Tires UTV Sweepstakes, 12200 Herbert Wayne Court Suite 150 Huntersville, NC 28078 (a “Mail-in Entry”). Any Mail-in Entry with incomplete information will be considered void.  All Mail-in Entries must be post-marked by November 5, 2022 and received by November 14, 2022. Once submitted, all entries/entry information become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

CIAA Basketball Tournament Fan Fest

February 25-26, 2022

Baltimore, MD

Big South Basketball Tournament

March 1-6

Charlotte, NC

Sun Belt Conference Basketball Tournament

March 2-7, 2022

Pensacola, FL

West Coast Conference Basketball Tournament

March 3-8, 2022

Las Vegas, NV

Big West Conference Basketball Tournament

March 8-12, 2022

Henderson, NV

MAAC Conference Basketball Tournament

March 8-12, 2022

Atlantic City, NJ

Southland Conference Basketball Tournament

March 9-14, 2022

Katy, TX

WAC Basketball Tournament

March 8-12, 2022

Las Vegas, NV

Orange Beach Invasion

March 25-27, 2022

Orange Beach, AL

Easter Jeep Safari

April 14-25, 2022

Moab, UT

Jeep Beach

April 29-30, 2022

Daytona Beach, FL

Music City Showdown

May 14-26, 2022

Nashville, TN

Overland Expo West

May 20-22, 2022

Flagstaff, AZ

Bantam Jeep Festival

June 10-12, 2022

Slippery Rock, PA

4 Wheel Jamboree

July 8-10, 2022

Bloomsburg, PA

Kings Royal – Eldora Speedway

July 13-16, 2022

New Weston, OH

Knoxville Nationals

August 10-13, 2022

Knoxville, IA

Great Smoky Mountain Jeep Invasion

August 25-27, 2022

Pigeon Forge, TN

Crandon International Raceway

September 2-4, 2022

Crandon, WI

 

 

Limit one (1) entry per person regardless of entry method. Each entry must be manually key stroked and manually entered by the individual entrant; automated and/or repetitive electronic submission of entries (including but not limited to entries made using any script, macro, bot or sweepstakes service) and/or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. If you are suspected of attempting to register or enter in excess of the specified entry limits, by any means, including but not limited to establishing multiple e-mail accounts, or using any automated means to enter, you may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.

In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email account used to register will be deemed to be the registrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.  The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify Sponsor in writing if they change their e-mail or postal address or phone number.

 

Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, illegible, mutilated, destroyed, stolen, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected or postage-due entries/mail. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible (a) if online service or equipment is interrupted including without limitation (1) interruptions to any network, server, Internet, Web site, telephone, satellite, computer or other connections, (2) failures of any telephone, satellite, hardware, software or other equipment, (3) garbled, misdirected or jumbled transmissions, or traffic congestion, or (4) other errors of any kind, whether human, technical, mechanical or electric, or (b) for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information or the failure to capture any such information.

 

 

  1. Winner Selection, Odds and Notification

On or about December 1, 2022, a random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor from among all eligible entries received by Sponsor during the Sweepstakes Period. The odds of winning the Prize depends on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

The potential Prize winner will be notified by phone, e-mail or regular mail, using the contact information provided during entry, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. If a potential Prize winner does not respond to the notification or cannot be reached within fourteen (14) days of the initial communication, any notification is returned as undeliverable, or any Winner Documents (as defined and specified in Section 7 below) are not returned within fourteen (14) days of receipt by the potential winner, the potential winner may be disqualified in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor and the prize may be forfeited. A potential winner will be deemed the winner upon meeting all of the conditions and requirements set forth in these Official Rules and their not being disqualified (the “Winner”).   

 

  1. Prize and Prize Acceptance Requirements

One (1) Winner will receive (i) a used 2022 CAN-AM Maverick X3 DS Turbo with TIS wheels and Hercules/TIS UT1 tires and a Hercules graphics package installed, and (ii) $7,430 in cash, which could be used to help pay for taxes, titling, and registration (collectively, the “Prize”). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize: $30,935.00.

Limit: one (1) Prize per person. Prize will be delivered with standard equipment and Sponsor-selected upgrades as described above; any upgrades and options not on Prize as delivered are at the sole expense of the Winner.  Color, package, factory options, and other Prize specifics to be determined by Sponsor and are subject to availability. Sponsor does not make, nor in any manner is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize, including but not limited to, its quality, fitness for purpose or mechanical condition. Winner must have proof of a valid U.S. driver’s license from their state or place of residence in the United States to take delivery of Prize; failure to show same may result in Prize forfeiture and selection of an alternate winner. The Winner is responsible for all optional equipment, taxes, fees, registration, titling, license, insurance (proof of which must be shown prior to the Winner taking possession of Prize, along with a valid U.S. driver’s license), registration fees required in claiming the Prize, and related charges, or other costs related to the receipt and use of his/her Prize, including any travel and transportation costs associated with collecting the Prize. All other costs not specifically stated herein as being awarded are the responsibility of the Winner. The winner is responsible for the payment of all taxes. The Winner must take delivery of the Prize at a specified time and location, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winner must take possession of the Prize, no later than thirty (30) days of acceptance of the Prize, unless otherwise agreed by Sponsor, or the Prize will be forfeited. Arrangements for delivery of the Prize will be made after winner validation. Cash portion of the Prize will be made via check to the Winner following Winner’s acceptance and receipt of the UTV portion of the Prize. The cash portion of the Prize will not be awarded if Winner cannot or does not accept the UTV portion of the Prize.

 

No assignment or transfer of the Prize will be permitted, except at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of equal or greater value if an advertised Prize (or any portion thereof) is unavailable for any reason including, without limitation, acts of God, force majeure and other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control. The Prize cannot be redeemed for cash. Winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes associated with the acceptance and use of the Prize, as applicable.  The Prize Winner will be issued an IRS 1099 Form in the amount of the Prize value, as required by applicable law.

 

Winner acknowledges that the Sweepstakes Entities have not 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 any prize, including, but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose, and all such warranties are hereby disclaimed. Sponsor does not make any, and hereby disclaims any and all representations or warranties of any kind regarding the Prize.

 

  1. Prize Documents and Releases

 

The potential Prize Winner will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability/Publicity release (unless prohibited by law) as well as any required W-9 and other tax-related forms (collectively “Winner Documents”) and return the Winner Documents within fourteen (14) days of issuance by Sponsor.  By participating in this Sweepstakes or receiving a Prize, Winner agree to release and to indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents from any liability, injury, death, loss or damages to the Winner or any person or entity, including without limitation, damage to personal or real property, including, without limitation, death, caused in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by participation in this Sweepstakes (or related activities) or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of the Prize and/or with respect to participation in any Prize-related activity, including any travel related thereto. Except where prohibited, Prize Winner grants the Sweepstakes Entities permission to use his/her name, likeness, voice, statements and biographical information for publicity, advertising, trade or promotional purposes in any media or manner, now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity, without further payment, consideration, notice or approval, unless prohibited by law.

  1. General Provisions

 

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Sweepstakes or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion. If the Sweepstakes is so cancelled, Sponsor reserves to select the potential winner by a random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules, or acts in unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

 

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

  1. Disputes/Choice of Law

 

Except where prohibited, each entrant (a) agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by state or federal courts situated in the state of Ohio under Ohio law, without reference to choice of law rules, governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees, and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation, lost profits, may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages"), and (b) hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased.

 

  1. Privacy

 

Personally identifiable information that is submitted by entrants as part of this Sweepstakes will be used to administer the Sweepstakes, select the Prize Winners and fulfill the Prize redemption, and for other purposes as set forth in Sponsor's privacy policy accessible at http://www.herculestire.com/privacy-policy/ and may be shared with third parties for purposes of Sweepstakes administration and for other purposes set forth that privacy policy. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and use of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. If you are selected as a winner, you hereby consent to have your name and information included in a publicly-available winner’s list.

 

  1. Winner List

For the name of the Prize Winner, available after December 5th, 2022, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The Hercules Tire and Rubber Company, Attention: Hercules® Tires UTV Sweepstakes Winner’s List, 12200 Herbert Wayne Court Suit 150 Huntersville, NC 28078 No requests will be honored after March 30, 2023. Residents of Vermont may omit return postage.

 

  1. Sponsor

This Sweepstakes is sponsored by The Hercules Tire & Rubber Company, 12200 Herbert Wayne Court Suite 150 Huntersville, NC 28078