Product Review Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

 

PROMOTION TIMING: The Troy-Bilt Product Review Sweepstakes III ("Sweepstakes") begins at 12:00 a.m. ET on October 7, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on December 31, 2013 ("Promotion Period").

 

ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal U.S. residents, who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry, who, as of October 6, 2013, are owners of the Troy-Bilt product for which they submitted a review ("eligible entrant"), except employees and their families of MTD Products Inc., its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, printers and Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Subject to all federal, state and local laws.

 

HERE'S HOW TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period,  eligible entrants (as defined below) can receive one (1) entry by visiting the Troy-Bilt website ("Website") here, completing the entry form presented to register for the website (existing users can login to the website) and submitting a product review (minimum 50 characters) for the Troy-Bilt product they own. Once their product review is submitted and approved, it will herein be referred to as the "Entry". Limit: one (1) Entry per person/per product owned.

 

OWNERSHIP/USE: All Entries submitted must comply with the terms and conditions of the Troy-Bilt Survey Website. By submitting an Entry, entrant warrants and represents that such Entry is entrant's original creation, he/she is the sole copyright owner of the Entry, that the Entry is true and verifiable, has not been previously published, submitted to or entered in any competition, and that his/her Entry does not violate any law, regulation or any right of any third-party, or infringe (or may infringe) any copyright, trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry that it deems to be inappropriate, obscene or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, not in good taste or not in keeping with Sponsor's image, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entry at any time in the event it is determined that the Entrant has not complied with these Official Rules. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entrants and winner acknowledge and agree that Sponsor has the right to edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, promote and otherwise use Entries in any way it sees fit..

 

PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV"): Grand Prize (1): A Troy-Bilt JumpStart Engine Starter, TB146 EC 4-Cycle Garden Cultivator, and a $100 Lowe's Gift Card. ARV of Grand Prize: $443.98. Prize is awarded 'as is' without any guarantee of any kind, except as may be specifically included with the Troy-Bilt product. Lowe's Gift Card is subject to separate terms and conditions and an expiration date..

 

RANDOM DRAWING: The winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about January 9, 2014 from among all eligible Entries received. Drawing will be conducted by Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., an independent judging organization whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible Entries received.

 

GENERAL RULES: Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize (or portion of prize) is unavailable. Prize is nontransferable. Sponsor and its agencies assume no responsibility or liability for damages, losses or injury resulting from acceptance or use of prize. Taxes related to the prize are the responsibility of the winner. Liability for all federal, state and local taxes or other costs or expenses associated with the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries. Potential Grand Prize winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release, where legal, and assignment of rights within 10 days of attempted notification or the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Return of prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate will be selected. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner's name, city and state, voice, likeness and Entry for promotional purposes without further compensation or permission except where prohibited by law. Sponsor and its agencies will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes or use of prize awarded. Sponsor not responsible for typographical or other error in printing of the offer or administration of the Sweepstakes or announcement of the prize. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final.

 

INTERNET: The Sponsor and its agencies and Administrator are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Website or the Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes or for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, accessing or downloading information in connection with the Website or Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute as to ownership of any Entry, the authorized account holder of the account used to register will be deemed to be the entrant and such person must be eligible for the Sweepstakes. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the account associated with the Entry. Proof of entering information via the Website does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt of such information. Sponsor and/or its Administrator (as identified in these Official Rules) are not responsible for the failure of any email or Entry to be received by Sponsor/Administrator on account of technical problems or congestion on the internet or at any website. The Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Website; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes or Website may be a violation of criminal and civil law, 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. Sponsor's/Administrator's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes or Website, then the Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select the winner from among all eligible Entries received prior to Sponsor's action or to otherwise make the prize for such affected drawing available to be won in a manner deemed by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted on the Website.

 

WINNER: For winner's name, available after January 31, 2014, mail a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Troy-Bilt Product Review Sweepstakes Winner, 100 Marcus Drive (Attn: RM), Melville, NY 11747.

 

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Ohio or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Ohio.

 

SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is MTD Products Inc., PO Box 368022, Cleveland, OH 44136. The administrator of this Sweepstakes is Don Jagoda Associates, 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747.