Troy-Bilt® Test Event RSVP Sweepstakes

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

By entering this Sweepstakes, you understand that the information you provide will be used in accordance with the Sponsor's privacy policy located at www.troybilt.com.

Attendance a Troy-Bilt Test Event is not required to enter or win.

1.            SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR AND ENTRY PERIOD:

The Troy-Bilt Test Event RSVP Sweepstakes (the 'Sweepstakes') begins on Tuesday March 7, 2017, at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and ends on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (the 'Sweepstakes Period'). Entry in the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of MTD Products Company, PO Box 368022, Cleveland, OH 44136 (the "Sponsor') (Troy-Bilt® is a registered trademark of MTD Products Inc, used with permission by MTD Products Company in connection with the Troy-Bilt Test Event RSVP Sweepstakes.). Sponsor's decisions shall be final and legally binding in all respects. 

2.            ELIGIBILITY:

The Sweepstakes is free to enter and open to all individuals who are legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority in their jurisdiction, whichever is greater or older at the time of entry, and have a valid email address as of the beginning of the Sweepstakes Period ('you' or 'Entrant'). Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor or any of their parent and affiliate companies, prize suppliers, and each of their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, sales representatives, retailers, printers, individuals engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials, their advertising and promotional agencies, and any and all other companies associated with such agencies, and their immediate family members and/or people living in the same household are not eligible to participate. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. All entries submitted are the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. 

3.            HOW TO ENTER:

During the Sweepstakes Period,

(1)          Visit www.troybilt.com/testevent (the 'Sweepstakes Site');

(2)          Click on the tab labeled FIND AN EVENT;

(3)          Complete all required information on the entry form provided;

(4)          Acknowledge that you agree to these Official Rules;

(5)          Click on SUBMIT.

Limit: One (1) entry per person.

Sponsor will not advise an Entrant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant entry. Entries made by any individual or any entity other than Entrant, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. Use of automated entry systems and tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be disqualified. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are disqualified and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an Entrant, the Authorized Account Holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the Entrant.  'Authorized Account Holder' is defined as the person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.  

4.            PRIZE/ODDS:

PRIZE DRAWING: Sponsor will award one (1) prize as follows:

One (1) $500.00 Lowe's® gift card.

Total ERV: $500.00

If the prize or the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, any non-compliance with the Official Rules is found, or a potential winner fails to respond within the applicable time period, it will result in forfeiture of the prize and an alternate prize winner may be randomly selected from all remaining eligible entries received. Winners are not entitled to receive difference between the estimated retail value and actual value of the prize.   Under no circumstances will more than one (1) prize be awarded.

Odds: Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

PRIZES ARE AWARDED 'AS IS' WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

 5.           WINNER SELECTION DATES AND NOTIFICATION:      

The Sweepstakes Drawing will be on or around June 12, 2017.

Winner will be notified by email to the email address provided by Entrant. If Entrant does not respond to the notification within three (3) days, an alternate winner may be selected. To receive the prize, Winner shall respond by email with the following information: 1) full name, 2) complete mailing address, and 3) daytime and evening telephone number (with area codes). All decisions of the Sponsor in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes are final and binding on all Entrants.

Prize will be shipped to the address provided by winning Entrant at the time of entry. Sponsor shall have no liability for any prize that is lost, intercepted or not received by any potential winner for any reason. If the prize is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable, such potential prize winner will forfeit his or her prize and new winner may be selected. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or if he or she declines a prize for any reason, he or she will be disqualified and a new winner may be selected.

6.            PRIZE RESTRICTIONS AND CONDITIONS:

Prize is non-transferable. Prize may not be redeemed for cash. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of equal or greater value if the advertised prize (or portion thereof) becomes unavailable.

BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES on behalf of Entrant and Entrant's heirs, executors, and administrators (A) to release and hold harmless employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor, Sweepstakes prize suppliers, and each of their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, franchisees, distributors, dealers, sales representatives, and their advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, (collectively, 'Released Parties') from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such Entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (B) that Released Parties 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, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize's quality or fitness for a particular purpose; and (C) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions or any provisions of the Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsor's sole discretion. 

7.            PUBLICITY RELEASE:

Acceptance of any prize constitutes prize winner's permission and an assignment of all rights for the Sweepstakes Entities to use prize winner's name and home city and state (collectively, the "Attributes"), for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, without further compensation or authorization, (except where prohibited by law), and releases Sponsor from all claims arising out of the use of such Attributes.

8.            DISQUALIFICATION/TERMINATION:

Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, inaccurate, or stolen submissions or prize notifications.

No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or automated multiple entries will be accepted.

Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor's control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein including without limitation, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure, insufficient number of eligible participants or technical failure.

These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way, except in a written document issued in accordance with law 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.

Sponsor's failure to enforce any term or provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other term or provision.

9.            LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to, malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of this Sweepstakes, the uploading, the processing or random selection of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant's participation in this Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize; (7) costs associated with claiming or redeeming the prizes; nor (8) loss or damages resulting from an Entrant's connection to the internet via any of the websites contained herein.  Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect, mistranscribed, misdirected or undeliverable entries, email transmissions, incorrect announcements of any kind, or for any technical problems of any kind, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof.  Sponsor assumes no responsibility for late, lost, incomplete, inaccurate or damaged entries, or undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering by a user's Internet service provider and/or email client or for insufficient space in user's email account to receive email.  Sponsor shall not be responsible for any occurrences resulting from the entrant's connection to the internet. Sponsor does not accept responsibility for any damage (whether material or non-material) caused to Entrants, to their computer equipment or to data which is stored on them, or to their personal, professional or commercial activities. Proof of submitting entries will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.  Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any entries.               

10.          DISPUTES:

Except where prohibited, Entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the State of Ohio, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) unless otherwise prohibited, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. 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.

11.          PRIVACY:

Personal information provided by Entrant at the time of entry into the Sweepstakes may be used by Sponsor and other third parties engaged by Sponsor in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, in the fulfillment and verification of prize awards, and as otherwise authorized under Sponsor's privacy policy available at www.troybilt.com

12.          WINNERS LIST:

To obtain a copy of the winners' list, contact: Troy-Bilt Test Event RSVP Sweepstakes Winners, c/o Community Manager, Troy-Bilt, P.O. Box 368022, Cleveland, OH 44136.  All such requests must be received by September 11, 2017.

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