Official Rules for “Lakegirl Giveaway 2.0”
GIVEAWAY WINNER WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON OR AROUND 9/6/22
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. PROMOTION IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
- ELIGIBILITY: The Lakegirl Paddleboard Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to persons who as of the date of entry (and, if a winner, as of the date of prize fulfillment) are a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia and who are 18 years of age or older and of the legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which he or she resides. A persons who is, as of the date of entry (and, if a winner, as of the date of prize fulfillment) an employee of Lakegirl, a division of Lakeshirts, LLC (“Sponsor”) or any of Sponsor’s Affiliates, and members of the immediate family or household of any such employee, are not eligible. Eligibility determinations will be made by Sponsor in its discretion. A person who participates in the Sweepstakes is considered an "Entrant."
- HOW TO ENTER: The entry period for the Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Time (CT) on January 1st, 2022, and continues through 11:59 p.m. Central Time (CT) on September 5th, 2022 (the “Entry Period”). A person who participates in the Sweepstakes shall be considered an “Entrant.” [Any Entrant who is under 18 years of age or otherwise under the legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which the entrant resides (a “Minor”) must obtain permission to enter from his or her parent or legal guardian, and the agreement of the parent or legal guardian to these Official Rules, prior to entry.] Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes via purchasing an item of merchandise or mailing in a postcard to Lakegirl. There is an entry limit of one entry per Entrant, whether by purchase or mail-in-entry.
- Purchase Entry: Eligible individuals who make a wholesale purchase through Sponsor’s Reps, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com will receive (1) Sweepstakes entry. Individuals who make a wholesale purchase are limited to one purchase entry but may make additional entries by ”Mail in Entry” as set forth below.
- NOTE: “ANY FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY IN CONNECTION WITH THIS PROMOTION IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. IT IS FRAUDULENT TO PURCHASE ITEMS TO OBTAIN ENTRIES WITH THE INTENT TO RETURN THESE ITEMS AFTER THE PROMOTION. IF THE SPONSOR IDENTIFIES OR SUSPECTS THAT YOU ARE ENGAGED IN THIS OR ANY OTHER FRAUDULENT ACTIVITY, YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AND BANNED FROM ANY FURTHER SWEEPSTAKES OR PROMOTIONS OFFERED BY THE SPONSOR.”
- Mail in Entry. To enter without making a purchase, legibly hand-print your full name, complete mailing address, telephone number and email address on a 3” x 5” card, and mail it in a standard #10 envelope to: Lakegirl Giveaway 2.0, 915 8th ST SE, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501 to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (each envelope must be mailed individually) – return address and mailing address must be hand written. Entries must be postmarked during the Entry Period and received by Sponsor no later than August 31st, 2022. All mail-in entries must include all requested information (as stated above) to be considered an entry. Each mail-in entry must be in a separate postmarked outer envelope and have proper postage. No facsimiles or mechanical reproductions of entries allowed. Requests for confirmation of receipt of mail-in entries will not be acknowledged. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, or postage-due mail. Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery.
- WINNER SELECTION: A random drawing will be conducted on or about September 6th, 2022. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Entrants will learn if they are a potential winner upon viewing the Lakegirl Giveaway web page at https://lakegirl.com. Sponsor shall contact winning Entrants via the email address and/ or telephone number provided for purposes of determining their eligibility as a winner. The potential winner(s) must respond to Sponsor’s initial notification attempt within 72 hours with such personal and/or contact information as Sponsor may require (for example, the potential winner’s email address, name, telephone number and/or mailing address). The potential winner is subject to verification of eligibility and may, in Sponsor’s discretion, be required to complete, sign and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability or an Affirmation of Eligibility/Release of Liability, as determined by Sponsor, and, if legally permissible, a Publicity Release, and any other documentation provided by Sponsor in connection with verification of the potential winner’s eligibility and confirmation of the releases and grant of rights set forth herein (as applicable, “Winner Verification Documents”), within three calendar days of attempted delivery of same. The potential winner, if a U.S. resident, may also in Sponsor’s discretion be required to complete and return to Sponsor an IRS Form W-9 within three calendar days of attempted delivery of same. If the potential winner is a Minor, Sponsor will have the right to request that the potential winner’s parent or legal guardian sign the Winner Verification Documents on behalf of the winner, or to award the prize directly in the name of the winner’s parent or legal guardian, who in such event will be required to sign the Winner Verification Documents and/or, if a U.S. resident, an IRS Form W-9. If the potential winner cannot be reached or does not respond within 72 hours of the initial notification attempt or fails to complete, sign, and return any required Winner Verification Documents or IRS Form W-9 within seven days of attempted delivery of same, or if the potential winner does not otherwise comply with these Official Rules and/or cannot accept the prize as awarded for any reason, then the potential winner may be disqualified and no other potential winners will be selected. A potential winner who satisfies all of the above criteria and verification process shall be considered a “Winner.”
- PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize will be offered. Grand Prize: The Grand Prize consists of one (1) Grey Duck Paddleboard (Approximate Retail Value (ARV) = $1,100). All ARVs are valid as of the date of the start of the Entry Period. Sponsor will ship the Grand Prize to a Winner at no cost to the Winner. Sponsor shall have no liability whatsoever in connection with a Winner’s ability or inability to receive and use a prize. No substitution, or transfer of the right to receive a prize is permitted by a Winner, except in the discretion of Sponsor, which has the right to substitute a prize or any component of a prize with a prize or prize component of equal or greater value selected by Sponsor in its discretion. Prizes consist only of the item(s) expressly specified in these Official Rules. All expenses or costs associated with the acceptance or use of a prize or any component of a prize are the responsibility of the Winner. The prize is awarded “as is” and without any warranty, except as required by law. In no event will more than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules be awarded. All federal, state and local taxes on the value of the prize are the responsibility of the winner. An IRS form 1099 will be issued if required by law.
NOTE: The winner understands that any prize ceremony may be videotaped/photographed. Rights to any prize ceremony videography/photography belong solely to the Sponsor and can be used in any media at their sole discretion.
- RELEASE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By entering the Sweepstakes, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, each Entrant on behalf of himself or herself and anyone who succeeds to entrant’s rights and responsibilities including without limitation entrant’s heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors, assigns, agents, and attorneys, and with respect to minors entrant’s parents and legal guardians (collectively the “Entrant Parties”) releases Sponsor, each of Sponsor’s Affiliates, the licensees and licensors other than Entrant Parties, all other companies involved in the development or operation of the Sweepstakes, the successors and assigns of each of the foregoing and the directors, officers, employees and agents of each of the foregoing (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims and causes of action of any kind that the entrant and/or Entrant Parties ever had, now have or might in the future have arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes, participation in the Sweepstakes, the provision, acceptance or use of any prize or any component thereof, including without limitation any and all claims and causes of action: (a) relating to any personal injury, death or property damage or loss sustained by any entrant or any other person, (b) based upon any allegation of violation of the right of privacy or publicity, misappropriation, defamation, or violation of any other personal or proprietary right, (c) based upon any allegation of infringement of copyright, trademark, trade dress, patent, trade secrets, moral rights or any intellectual property right, or (d) or based upon any allegation of a violation of the laws, rules or regulations relating to personal information and data security. Each Entrant on behalf of himself or herself and the Entrant Parties agrees not to assert any such claim or cause of action against any of the Released Parties. Each Entrant on behalf of himself or herself and the Entrant Parties assumes the risk of, and all liability for, any injury, loss or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes, acceptance or use of any prize or any component of any prize. The Released Parties are not responsible for, and will not have any liability in connection with, any typographical or other error in the printing and publication of the Sweepstakes offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes. The Released Parties are not responsible for, and will not have any liability in connection with, late, lost, delayed, illegible, damaged, corrupted or incomplete entries, incorrect or inaccurate capture of, damage to, or loss of entries or entry information, or any other human, mechanical or technical error of any kind relating to attempted communications with any entrant or Entrant Parties, the submission, collection, storage and/or processing of entries, or the administration of the Sweepstakes. The term “Affiliate” of Sponsor means any entity that directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with Sponsor. The term “control” means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of management and policies of an entity, or the ownership, directly or indirectly, of more than fifty percent (50%) of the equity interests of the entity.
- ADDITIONAL RULES: Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules (including without limitation by adjusting any of the dates and/or timeframes stipulated in these Official Rules) and to cancel, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes at any time in its discretion, including without limitation if a virus, bug, technical problem, entrant fraud or misconduct, failure or refusal of any person or entity involved in the development or operation of the Sweepstakes (including without limitation any author) to comply with such party’s obligations in connection with the Sweepstakes, failure or unavailability of any website or social media channel, account or platform on which the Sweepstakes is to be offered or other cause beyond the control of Sponsor corrupts the administration, integrity, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes or if for any other reason Sponsor is not able to conduct the Sweepstakes as planned (including without limitation in the event the Sweepstakes is interfered with by any fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or of public enemy, communications failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, federal, state or local law. In the event of termination of the Sweepstakes, a notice will be posted on Sponsor’s website and a random drawing will be conducted to award the prize from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination. Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify or prohibit from participating in the Sweepstakes any individual who, in Sponsor’s discretion, Sponsor determines or believes (i) has tampered with the entry process or has undermined the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair practices, (ii) has engaged in conduct that annoys, abuses, threatens or harasses any other entrant or any representative of Sponsor or (iii) has attempted or intends to attempt any of the foregoing. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR HAS THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY PERSON INVOLVED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants on behalf of themselves, and to the extent permitted by law on behalf of the Entrant Parties agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. These Official Rules may not be reprinted or republished in any way without the prior written consent of Sponsor.
- DISPUTES: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant on behalf of himself or herself and the Entrant Parties agrees that, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or the provision, acceptance and/or use of any prize or prize component, will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action (Note: Some jurisdictions do not allow restricting access to class actions. This provision will not apply to you if you live in such a jurisdiction); (b) 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 (c) under no circumstances will any entrant or Entrant Party be permitted to obtain any award for, and each entrant and Entrant Party hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of the entrants, Entrant Parties and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Minnesota in the United States of America without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Minnesota. Any legal proceedings arising out of this Sweepstakes or relating to these Official Rules shall be instituted only in the federal or state courts located in the State of Minnesota waiving any right to trial by jury, and each entrant and Entrant Party consents to jurisdiction therein with respect to any legal proceedings or disputes of whatever nature arising under or relating to these rules or the Sweepstakes. In the event of any conflict between these Official Rules and any Sweepstakes information provided elsewhere (including but not limited in advertising or marketing materials), these Official Rules shall prevail.
- WINNER NAME AND RULES REQUESTS: For the name(s) of the winner(s) (or, if Sponsor does not collect the name(s) of the winner(s), the user name(s) of the winner(s)), which will be available approximately two weeks after the conclusion of the Entry Period, or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Lakegirl Sweepstakes, Winners List, 915 8th ST SE, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501. Winner name requests must be received by Sponsor within six months after the conclusion of the Entry Period.
- SPONSOR: Lakegirl, 915 8th ST SE, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501.
No purchase necessary. Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C who are age 18 or older. Entry period begins on January 1 2022 at 12:00 AM Central Time (CT) and ends on September 5th, 2022 at 11:59pm Central Time (CT). Void where prohibited.
Sponsored by Lakegirl, 915 8th ST SE, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501.