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“2023 GMU Sport – Shawn Ray Hawaiian Classic PRO/AM Giveaway”
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR ENTRY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY U.S. LAW. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram or Facebook. You understand that you are supplying your information to the Sponsor and not to Instagram or Facebook. Names, logos, and/or materials associated with prize descriptions are used for purposes of promotion and/or prize descriptions only and such use is not intended to suggest or imply sponsorship of this Sweepstakes
SPONSOR: GMU Sport, LLC, 17735 NE 65th St, Ste #120, Redmond, WA 98052 (the “Sponsor”)
DATES: The “2023 GMU Sport – Shawn Ray Hawaiian Classic PRO/AM Giveaway” (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on February 3, 2023 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on September 30, 2023 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). For purposes of these Official Rules, all times are given in EST. The date and time stamp from the Website (defined below) will be the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to permanent legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (or the age of majority in their respective jurisdiction of residence) at the time of entry (each, an “Entrant”). The Entrant who is selected as the potential grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) must have a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the grand prize (the “Grand Prize”). Valid social security numbers will be determined by Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) requirements as further defined in the “PRIZE CLAIMS” section of these Official Rules. Grand Prize Winner must be willing and able to travel to Hawaii between the dates of November 17, 2023 through November 20, 2023 in order to be eligible to win the Grand Prize. See “PRIZE” section for complete details. Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in the same household, whether related or not) of Sponsor, and each of their respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising and agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”) (all of the aforementioned collectively referred to as the “Sweepstakes Entities”), are not eligible to participate. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void outside the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law. By entering this Sweepstakes, Entrants indicate their full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator, which are final and binding in all respects. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes; (a) via subscription purchase (“Purchase”); or (b) by mail, without making a Purchase (the “Alternate Method of Entry” or “AMOE”). Entrants may enter via either of the entry methods listed below; however, an Entrant must first obtain his/her initial entry (“Initial Entry”), prior to being eligible to receive bonus entries (each, a “Bonus Entry”). Regardless of the entry method used to obtain entry into this Sweepstakes, there is a total limit of thirty-eight (38) entries per person for the entire Sweepstakes Period, equivalent to eighteen (18) Initial Entries and twenty (20) Bonus entries.
There are two (2) ways to enter
Purchase: To obtain Initial Entry via Purchase, Entrant must complete all of the following:
Visit www.gmusport.com (the “Website”) during the Sweepstakes Period and purchase one (1) of the following product combinations using the “Subscribe and Save” three (3) month subscription delivery option (“Qualifying Subscription”):
Option 1 (earn three (3) Initial Entries) – a Qualifying Subscription containing one (1) product
Option 2 (earn twelve (12) Initial Entries) – a Qualifying Subscription containing two (2) products
Option 3 (earn eighteen (18) Initial Entries) – a Qualifying Subscription containing three (3) products
After completing the Purchase, Entrants must also follow the Sponsor on Instagram (@gmusport) and Facebook (GMU Sport); and
Visit the Sponsor at the Website and subscribe to Sponsor’s newsletter, by submitting his/her email address in the appropriate field at the bottom of the Website.
Upon completing the above steps, Entrant will receive up to eighteen (18) Initial Entries into the Sweepstakes.
Bonus Entries. After receiving his/her Initial Entry, Entrant may earn up to twenty (20) Bonus Entries as follows: Entrants who renew the Qualifying Subscription for an additional three (3) months, during the Sweepstakes Period, will automatically earn ten (10) Bonus Entries for each additional three (3) month renewal. Example: An Entrant who Subscribes and Saves to the Combo in February, and continues to Subscribe and Save through September, will earn twenty (20) Bonus Entries, equivalent to two (2) additional three (3)-month renewals. Entrants may opt to receive up to twenty (20) Bonus Entries via the AMOE below if desired.
Any attempt to obtain entries by purchasing and returning product will void all the Entrants entries and result in disqualification from this Sweepstakes. Entrant must be a registered Instagram and Facebook user. To become a registered user, visit the channel(s) and follow the instructions prior to entering this Sweepstakes. Entrant’s profile settings must be set to “public” in order to be viewable by the Sponsor for winner determination. If the Entrant’s account is not set to “public”, the Sponsor may not be able to verify the entry and the Entrant may not be eligible to win. Entrants may not use multiple Facebook and Instagram accounts to enter.
Alternate Method of Entry (AMOE): To obtain entry without making a Purchase, Entrant must complete all of the following:
On a 3” x 5” card, legibly handprint or type your first name, last name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number (including area code), date of birth and email address. Then, mail your completed 3” x 5” card to: “2023 GMU Sort – Shawn Ray Hawaiian Classic PRO/AM Giveaway”, PO Box 427, Newark, NY 14513. Each envelope is considered two (2) entries. Entrants may submit a maximum of nineteen (19) envelopes to earn the maximum number of entries via the AMOE. Mail entries must be postmarked by September 30, 2023 and received by October 7, 2023 to be considered eligible; and
After mailing in the 3 x 5 card, Entrant must also follow the Sponsor on Instagram (@gmusport) and Facebook (GMU Sport); and
Visit the Sponsor at the Website and subscribe to Sponsor’s newsletter, by submitting his/her email address in the appropriate field at the bottom of the Website.
Multiple entries submitted by a single Entrant in the same envelope or exceeding the entry limit above will not be considered eligible. Entries submitted or completed by anyone other than the Entrant are void. No mechanical reproductions will be accepted. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries for Entrants. All entries submitted by mail become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, or damaged mailed entries.
In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder (defined below) of the e-mail address connected with the email account submitted via the Newsletter sign up at the Website. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. An Entrant may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the Entrant is the Authorized Account Holder of the email address associated with the entry. Any attempt by any Entrant to enter this Sweepstakes using multiple/different accounts or any other methods may void the Entrant’s entries and may result in disqualification, at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Use of any automated system to participate in the Sweepstakes is prohibited and may result in disqualification. The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for any entry that is lost, late, misdirected or undeliverable, whether due to system errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmissions or any other reason, theft or destruction or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunication malfunctions, entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. Late entries or entries sent via any other method than those stated above will not be accepted.
WINNING/NOTIFICATION: On or about October 16, 2023, one (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted by the Independent Administrator whose decisions are based upon their sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects. Odds of being selected as a prize winner are dependent upon the total number of entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The potential Grand Prize Winner will be required to complete the PRIZE CLAIMS process listed below. Sponsor will only make two (2) attempts to reach a potential Grand Prize Winner via. In the event the Sponsor cannot reach the potential Grand Prize Winner after two (2) attempts have been made, the original potential Grand Prize Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Grand Prize Winner (selected at random from among the remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period) will be notified until the correct number of prize winner(s) are confirmed. Except where prohibited, the Grand Prize Winner consents to the use of their name, likeness, voice, photograph, testimonials, statements, opinions, biographical information, hometown and state in advertising (including online, on air, and in print) worldwide for promotional and publicity purposes in any media without further notice, payment, consideration or limitation.
PRIZE CLAIMS: Except where prohibited, the potential Grand Prize Winner will be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (the “Release”) and an IRS Form W-9 (“W-9 Form”) and any other documents required by Sponsor (collectively, the “Required Documents”) within seven (7) days or less from receipt of notification from the Sponsor by email. If the potential Grand Prize Winner fails to return the Required Documents within the time period required, or if the email is returned as undeliverable, such potential Grand Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Grand Prize and an alternate will be notified as outlined in the “WINNING/NOTIFICATION” section above, even if the disqualified potential Grand Prize Winner’s name may have been publicly announced. Potential Grand Prize Winner must report income to the IRS. In the event it is deemed during the verification process that the potential Grand Prize Winner does not have a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the Grand Prize, such potential Grand Prize Winner will be disqualified, and an Alternate will be notified as outlined above. Valid social security numbers will be determined by IRS requirements. If it is determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, that a potential Grand Prize Winner is not eligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, the potential Grand Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Grand Prize and an alternate will be notified as outlined in the “WINNING/NOTIFICATION” section above, even if the disqualified potential Grand Prize Winner’s name may have been publicly announced. In the event a potential Grand Prize Winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor/Independent Administrator shall have no liability or obligation to such individual.
PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded in this Sweepstakes. The approximate retail value (the “ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $4,190. Grand Prize includes a four (4) day, three (3) night trip to Hawaii for the 2023 Shawn Ray’s Hawaiian Classic (“SRHC Event”) for the Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest (the “Travel Companion”) (“Trip”). Trip will include; (a) round trip coach class air transportation through an Airline of Sponsor’s sole choosing for Grand Prize Winner and one (1) Travel Companion from a major commercial airport near Grand Prize Winner’s home (as determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion) to the destination city in Hawaii, (b) round trip ground transportation from the airport to the hotel in the destination city (and to/from activities while on the Trip); (c) three (3) nights hotel accommodations at a hotel to be determined at Sponsor’s sole discretion; (d) two (2) VIP tickets to the SRHC Event held on November 18, 2023; (e) dinner for the Grand Prize Winner and Travel Companion with GMU Sports and Shawn Ray on a date and time to be determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion and (f), all of the following (awarded to the Grand Prize Winner only):  a GMU Sports Prize Package filled with product;  one (1) limited edition custom SRHC Weight Lifting Belt;  one (1) SRHC T-shirt; and, if the Grand Prize Winner elects to compete in the SRHC Event,  free registration to compete in the SHRC Event;  free tanning for event competition; and  free hair and makeup, if needed, for event competition).
Trip Details: Accommodations are based on one room, double occupancy and include room and tax only. Grand Prize Winner and Travel Companion must comply with the terms and conditions set forth by travel coordinators, including, but not limited to the requirement for deposit to cover incidentals which may be required by the hotel. If Grand Prize Winner elects to partake in any or all portions of his/her Grand Prize with no Travel Companion, the Grand Prize will be awarded to Grand Prize Winner based upon the total number of travelers and any remainder of the Grand Prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation. All elements of the Trip must be redeemed at the same time, and no changes will be permitted after confirmation of any redemption. Specific travel arrangements are subject to air travel, holiday, blackout dates, and other prize and travel restrictions. Trip must be taken between the dates of November 17, 2023 through November 20, 2023 and travel must be booked with Sponsor by October 15, 2023 or Grand Prize will be forfeited. Reservations are subject to availability. Sponsor is not responsible if any element of the dinner with GMU Sport or Shawn Ray if cancelled for any reason; in such case, Grand Prize Winner / Travel Companion will receive the complimentary dinner only; and no alternate arrangements will be made to meet with GMU Sport or Shawn Ray, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. ARV of Grand Prize may vary depending upon the points of departure, destination city, ground transportation, and/or airline fare fluctuations. Any difference between the stated ARV and final ARV of Grand Prize will not be awarded. Grand Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth herein; no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, additional meals and snacks, unspecified ground transportation, phone calls, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, other personal expenses, etc.) are included in the Grand Prize and all such expenses are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. Grand Prize Winner is responsible for any air travel taxes and/or expenses, including applicable departure taxes or fees, baggage fees, inspection charges, and security charges. Grand Prize Winner and Travel Companion are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents, including but not limited to photo identification, passports and any other required travel documents, which shall be determined solely by the Grand Prize Winner. Once issued, tickets are nontransferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Open tickets may not be issued and stopovers are not permitted. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor. Grand Prize Winner cannot assign or transfer the Grand Prize to another person. No prize substitution or cash alternative allowed except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the Grand Prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value, in their sole discretion. The Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary subject to final Sponsor approval. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Reservations made are subject to availability and may be restricted during major holiday periods or blackout periods. A personal credit card imprint or cash deposit may be required by the hotel for incidental charges and personal expenses. In the event the personal credit card or cash deposit is required by the hotel, Grand Prize Winner will be solely responsible for supplying such personal credit card and or cash deposit and for all personal expenses / incidental charges not included as part of the Trip.
TRAVEL & COVID-19 (if applicable at time of travel): Grand Prize Winner and Travel Companion each understand and agree that (a) Trip activities may be inherently dangerous due to the nature of the activities provided; (b) Trip gatherings may be inherently dangerous due to the COVID-19/Coronavirus epidemic/pandemic which is a highly contagious and communicable disease; and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, (c) each assumes any and all risks of illness, injury or even death which may arise directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from acceptance of the Trip. Grand Prize Winner and Travel Companion understand that it is possible that he/she may contract COVID-19/Coronavirus and/or infect others even if they are asymptomatic and/or vaccinated. Grand Prize Winner and Travel Companion further understand and agree that, in response to economic and/or social conditions engendered by COVID-19/Coronavirus (regardless if mandated by a governmental authority), Sponsor may be compelled to modify, postpone or even cancel outright any events, city stops, activities, methods of transport or any other element of the trip on the originally approved dates at the originally approved locations with little (if any) advanced notice. In such case, Sponsor may allow Grand Prize Winner to re-schedule and/or cancel; however, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute an entirely different prize of comparable value and such substitute prize shall constitute the entire liability of Sponsor. Grand Prize Winner and Travel Companion also understand and agree that Sponsor has not obtained any insurance for them relative to acceptance and use of the Grand Prize. In all cases, Grand Prize Winner and Travel Companion, to the fullest extent permitted by law, indemnify, release and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, Independent Administrator, all other Sweepstakes Entities from any and all liability which may arise directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from acceptance and use of the Grand Prize, and any activities included herein, during the COVID-19 Coronavirus epidemic/pandemic
Grand Prize Winner may not assign or transfer the Grand Prize to another person. No Prize substitution, exchanges, redemptions, transfers or changes are allowed, except at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. Non-cash Prizes cannot be substituted or redeemed for cash. Grand Prize is subject to availability and subject to change. If a Grand Prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the control of Sponsor, a substitute prize may be awarded; provided, however, that if Grand Prize is awarded but unclaimed/forfeited by Grand Prize Winner, such Grand Prize may not be re-awarded, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Grand Prize should only be redeemed and accepted by the applicable prize winner. Grand Prizes will only be awarded if properly claimed according to these Official Rules. Other restrictions may apply. All taxes, fees and surcharges related to the Grand Prize, if any, are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner and may be subject to applicable withholding.
GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants and prize winner(s); [a] release each and all of the Sweepstakes Entities, from any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described) with respect to or arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes, and/or the receipt or use/misuse of the prize awarded, including, without limitation, liability for personal injury, death or property damage; and [b] agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor/Independent Administrator, which are final in all respects and not subject to appeal. Sponsor reserves the right permanently to disqualify from this Sweepstakes any Entrant or prize winner it believes has violated these Official Rules. Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants, Sponsor, or Sweepstakes Entities. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and select prize winner(s) based on the entries received up to the cancellation, modification, termination, or suspension date. Notification of such action will be provided on the Website. To the fullest extent permitted by law, Entrants covenant not to sue any Sweepstakes Entity or cause them to be sued regarding any matter released above; and further covenant not to disaffirm, limit or rescind any releases. A waiver by one or more of the Sweepstakes Entities of any term in these Official Rules does not constitute a waiver of any other provision. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. SPONSOR'S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.
NO LIABILITY: By participating, Entrants and prize winner(s) agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, and the Sweepstakes Entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by a prize winner, Entrants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from receipt, acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize; participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity; or participation in this Sweepstakes.
DISPUTES: Entrants agree that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or a prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in New York. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, an Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than New York.
WINNER’S LIST REQUEST: For the name of the Grand Prize Winner or a copy of these Official Rules, please submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope by November 30, 2023 to “2023 GMU Sport – Shawn Ray Hawaiian Classic PRO/AM Giveaway”, PO Box 458, Newark, NY, 14513.