March Madness Terms and Conditions
Official Rules – Greater Distance March Madness Giveaway Promotion
No purchase or payment is necessary to enter or win and will not increase the odds of winning. Void where prohibited by law.
Only one entry allowed per eligible natural person during the Promotion Period. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor or any affiliate of Sponsor including any brand or any licensor or licensee of Sponsor, along with any immediate family members1 or individuals who share the same household, whether legally related or otherwise, are not eligible to enter the Promotion or win the Prize.
This Promotion is open to any person who:
(a) is at least 18 years of age or older at the time of any entry with a valid government issued photo identification;
(b) is a legal resident of the 50 United States and District of Columbia;
(c) Submits an Entry.
(d) This Promotion is void in Florida, New York, Rhode Island, Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and where prohibited by law.
- Promotion Period and Drawing of Winner
The Promotion starts at 12:00 am EST on March 09, 2023 and ends at 11:59 pm EST on April 03, 2023 (“Promotion Period”). At the end of the Promotion Period, one (1) prize will be awarded to an eligible entrant selected at random by Sponsor from all qualified entrants (“Prize Winner”).
- Grand prize winner: Gameday ready set:Banner flag, coaster set, wallet, garden flag of their chosen team, Greater Distance pennant and a $50 gift card.
- 2nd place winner: Leather set:wallet, tracker, coaster set of their chosen team, Greater Distance pennant and a $25 gift card.
- 3rd place winner: Auto set:Tracker keychain, license plate, Greater Distance pennant and a $25 gift card.
- Mini game prizes: One time use discount codes in various amounts. Must be registered to win
Prize is not transferrable or assignable to any third party. Prize will not be paid out in cash directly to winner. If the winner is not eligible, Sponsor will randomly select an alternate winner.
In the event a Prize becomes unavailable, a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.
The Prize Winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state, and/or local taxes, or for other fees or costs associated with the Prize or the entrant’s receipt of the Prize. The Prize Winner may be required to provide Sponsor with a valid social security number or submit a W-9 before the prize is awarded for tax reporting purposes.
- Winner Selection
- Winners will be drawn and announced by email on April 4th. The Sweepstakes draw at random for 1 grand prize winner, 2 runner up prizes. There will be additional chances to win weekly throughout March Madness by participating in mini games on social media.
The Sponsor will notify the winner by emailing the winner within two (2) days of the Drawing ("Prize Notification"). To claim the prize, the winner must verify one’s mailing address, and any other personal information required for Sponsor to issue the prize, within 14 days of the Prize Notification, or an alternate winner may be selected. In no event is Sponsor required to attempt to contact the winner more than once. The prize will be forfeited if the winner cannot be reached; the winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason; the winner fails to timely respond to the Prize Notification; or the winner has violated these Rules. If the prize is a trip, the winner has 60 days to book the trip within the dates allowed. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of the prize (or portion thereof) is permitted, except by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Prize winners are responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes. Winner must provide Sponsor with a valid Social Security number or taxpayer identification number before prize will be awarded. If one or more prizes, with a total value of $600 or more, are awarded to winner during any calendar year, a proper tax form will be issued. In the event a giveaway prize becomes unavailable, the Sponsor will make reasonable efforts to substitute the giveaway prize with a prize of equal or greater value.
- 6. Operation of Promotion
The decision of Sponsor as to the selection and eligibility of potential winners will be at the Sponsor’s sole discretion and is final.
- 7. Odds of Winning
The odds of winning will vary depending on the number of total eligible entries received.
- 8. Publicity, Waivers, Disclaimers, and Releases
By submitting an Entry, Entrant grants Sponsor the right to contact the Entrant via telephone or electronically.
Subject to applicable law, Prize Winner irrevocably grants the Sponsor, and its licensees, successors, assigns, and sub-licensees, the right and permission to use his or her Entry to the Promotion (including any text, photographs, or other content), his or her name, address, and general and biographical information about the person including a photo for advertising, promotional, and/or publicity purposes in connection with this Promotion or other similar marketing initiatives of the Sponsor, in all forms of media and by all manners (now or hereafter known), worldwide, in perpetuity, and without any obligation to provide notice, royalties, or consideration beyond the awarding of the Prize to the winner, unless otherwise precluded by law.
By submitting an Entry, Entrant represent and warrant that he or she owns all intellectual property rights in the content including ownership of any copyright and that the content does not violate the rights to publicity, copyright, trademark or other rights of any other person or entity; that any third party featured in the content is over the age of 18 or is a person for whom you have the rights such as your children; and that you have the legal right to use such content in your Entry.
Entrants including Prize Winner agree that Sponsor has permission and a license, worldwide, perpetually, on a royalty-free basis the right to repost or utilize all entries to the Promotion for its own marketing and promotional purposes in any manner Sponsor chooses.
By participating in this Promotion, each entrant agrees to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless Sponsor, its affiliates, and each of its respective licensees, brands, directors, officers, employees, agents, advisors, successors, and assigns from and against any and all claims, liability, costs (including attorneys’ fees), losses, damages, fines, or injuries (up to and including bodily injury and death) of any kind arising out of or related to i) the entrant’s participation in the Promotion; ii) any acceptance, possession, misuse, or use of the Prize; iii) any alleged violation of the rights of publicity or privacy, claims of defamation or portrayal in a false light; iv) any error or limitation, whether intentional or unintentional, that causes the entrant to be unable to fully participate in the Promotion; and v) any typographical, technical, electronic, human, or other error in the printing, offering, selection, operation, transcription of registration or entries, or announcement of any Promotion related activity and/or Prize.
Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision or bar the Sponsor from enforcing that term in the future. Entrant waives any right it may have to claim ambiguity of these Rules or any advantage or effect on interpretation that may arise from any such claim.
If the Sponsor, at its sole discretion, determines that an entrant has or intends to take any action or inaction that is designed to or has the effect of allowing the entrant to cheat, obtain an unfair advantage, to circumvent the Rules, or otherwise interfere in the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Promotion (“Cheating”), the Sponsor may disqualify the entrant from the Promotion as well as other existing or future Promotion that may be offered by Sponsor in the future. Any winner or potential winner determined by Sponsor, at its sole discretion, to have been engaged in or attempted Cheating will be immediately disqualified and will forfeit any right to a prize or be obligated to refund the prize to Sponsor if already awarded.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entrant who Sponsor determines is inconsistent with the values of Sponsor and its brand including but not limited to individuals who through speech, social media posting, or actions condone, engage in or promote discrimination, violence, obscenity, hate speech, defamation or libel, degrading or demeaning any group or persons based on race, religion, disability, ethnic background, sexual orientation, or sex.
- Privacy and Protection of Personal Information
- Governing Law and Limitation of Liability
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of entrants or Sponsor in connection with this Promotion are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Indiana without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Indiana or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of any other state’s laws.
ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: 1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE PROMOTION, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION OR AWARD; 2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS, SETTLEMENTS, AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED [$8,440.86 USD], BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; 3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHT TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES, IF ANY, OR ANY RIGHT TO HAVE ANY DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND 4) ENTRANT’S REMEDIES WILL BE LIMITED SOLELY TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES, IF ANY, AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. WHERE SUCH EXCLUSIONS ARE NOT PERMITTED BY LAW, THEY DO NOT APPLY.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, unreadable, incomplete, damaged, stolen or misdirected entries; lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server or other connections; miscommunications, computer or software malfunctions; transmission problems; technical failures; garbled transmissions; damage to user’s software or transmission devices; or other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Once submitted, no entry can be returned or confirmed. All entries once submitted become the property of Sponsor.
- Dispute Resolution
Sponsor is always interested in resolving disputes amicably and efficiently, and most participant concerns can be resolved quickly and to the participant satisfaction by emailing customer support at email@example.comThe parties agree to finally settle all disputes arising out of or related to this Promotion only on an individual (not class) basis through arbitration which decision and award (if any) are final and binding with limited exceptions provided by law. The arbitration shall be administered by the American Arbitration Association, and the arbitrator shall be selected according to the rules following service of a demand for arbitration.
- Sponsor Contact
Greater Distance, located at 1028 Heath Springs Industrial Dr, Heath Springs, SC 29058and firstname.lastname@example.org Sponsor will not confirm receipt of entries or provide general information about the Promotion that is provided in these Official Rules.
- Winner List
1 For the purpose of this Promotion, immediate family members are defined as spouses, partners, parents, legal guardians, siblings, in-laws, grandparents, children, and grandchildren. Further, for the purpose of this eligibility requirement of the Promotion, any roommates or housemates are considered to share the same household.