Clear the Way for Spring Contest Rules

Clear the Way for Spring Contest Rules

Mowers Direct Clear the Way for Spring Official Rules

By  | Lawn Mower Product Expert
By  | Lawn Mower Product Expert

POWER EQUIPMENT DIRECT “CLEAR THE WAY FOR SPRING” CONTEST
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES
CONTEST DATES: March 2, 2020 – March 19, 2020


1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
No purchase necessary to enter. Making a purchase does not increase your chances of winning. All federal, state, and local regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. 

 

2. CONTEST OVERVIEW
Enter the CLEAR THE WAY FOR SPRING! Contest by submitting your e-mail address for a chance to win $500 towards a new lawn mower or power equipment, a Husqvarna 130 gas chainsaw, or a Shindaiwa cordless hedge trimmer, see details below. 

 

3. SPONSOR
The Contest is sponsored by Power Equipment Direct, Inc., 969 Veterans Pkwy, Suite C, Bolingbrook, IL. 60490 (the “Sponsor"). 

 

4. CONTEST DATES
The Contest begins on March 2, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. CST and ends on March 19, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. CST (the "Contest Period"). The website server is the official clock for this Contest. 

 

5. TO ENTER
Enter the CLEAR THE WAY FOR SPRING Contest sponsored by Power Equipment Direct at www.MowersDirect.com/SpringContest and submit your email address.

To be eligible, participants must submit a valid email address. One email per person only. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Eligibility will be based on entering the contest before it ends. All Entries will be added to the pool of Participants at the end of the Contest from which the winners will be randomly selected.

All required information must be provided for the entry to be considered accurate and complete.  

All Entries become the exclusive property of Power Equipment Direct and will not be returned. You understand that by submitting an entry, you are: (1) accepting the terms of these Official Rules and agreeing to be bound by them; and (2) you are opting-in to receive e-mail from Power Equipment Direct, Inc.  All e-mail related to the contest will contain opt-out instructions. 

 

6. CONTEST WINNER SELECTION
Nine (9) total winners will be selected among all eligible Entries received by 11:59 p.m. CST on the last day of the Contest Period (March 19, 2020). The winners will be chosen randomly from the pool of participants that have entered the contest. The Contest judges will have the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this Contest, and their decisions with respect to the Contest shall be final and binding in all respects. Odds of winning the Contest depend on the number of eligible Entries received. 

 

7. PUBLICATION

Entrant understands and agrees his/her contest submission may receive exposure on Sponsor’s website, one of Sponsor’s network sites and/or other social websites, platforms, and media as Sponsor determines in its sole discretion and may be subjected to comments and popularity ratings from the public at large. Sponsor is not responsible in any manner for any critical or derogatory remarks posted by the public pertaining to an entrant. 

 

8. DECISIONS AND RULE AMENDMENTS
Sponsor’s decisions regarding all Contest matters are final and non-appealable. All submissions are subject to these Official Rules, and all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to amend these Official Rules at any time, and Sponsor will post the revised rules on Sponsor’s website. The Official Rules in effect at whatever time the Entry is judged will apply. 

 

9. LOST OR INCOMPLETE ENTRIES; WEBSITE
Sponsor is not responsible for Internet system and hardware failures; delayed, incomplete or unsuccessful transmission of email address or entry information; technical malfunctions of any kind; human error; information loss and downtime; or any costs, losses, liability or damages resulting from any such failures. In the event of any such technical difficulty, malfunction or error, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to take such actions as it deems appropriate in keeping with the fairness and integrity of the Contest, including without limitation a determination to take no action. 

 

10. ELIGIBILITY
The Contest is open to legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and have a valid email account. Void in Puerto Rico, Alaska, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Military installations in foreign countries, and where prohibited by law.

Employees of Power Equipment Direct, Inc., each of its respective parent, subsidiary, vendors, and affiliated companies and anyone involved in the production or administration of the Contest, as well as the immediate family/same household members of any of the foregoing individuals, are not eligible to enter or to win any prizes. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, grandchildren, step-grandchildren, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) non-consecutive months a year, whether related or not.

 

11. PRIZES AND VALUES

*Grand Prize: One (1) piece of power equipment. If the total amount is below $500, any difference between the cost of the equipment and $500 will be forfeited and will not be subject to additional compensation. If the Winner chooses an item with a value above $500, Winner will be responsible for paying the amount that remains after the $500 credit is applied. Store credit only, no cash payout. 

 

12. NOTIFICATION
The winners of the CLEAR THE WAY FOR SPRING! Contest Prize will be notified by Sponsor via email. Prizes will be awarded to the entrants up to 30 days after the winning contestants have been chosen, provided the entrant certifies and establish to Sponsor’s satisfaction that the entrant is the owner(s) of the email address, provide a shipping address, and further provided that they have complied with the Official Rules and any other forms as determined by Sponsor. 

 

13. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
By submitting an Entry, each entrant agrees to release, discharge, defend and hold harmless Power Equipment Direct, Inc. and each of its respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies and each of its respective licensees, assigns, officers, directors, employees, members, partners, agents, and representatives, from and against any claim, expense or liability arising from or related to submission, exhibition or exploitation of the Entry or participation in this Contest, including his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, or technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any cable, accessories, hardware, or software.

Power Equipment Direct reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds has tampered with the entry process or the operation of the Contest, or who has acted in violation of these Official Rules or any applicable state, federal, or local laws or regulations, or is acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A  CONTESTANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND ITS AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE SUCH PERSON AND/OR SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

 

14. LIABILITY FOR TAXES
ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL TAXES THAT MAY APPLY FROM THE PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRIZE WINNER.   

 

15. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of the Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois. Each entrant consents and agrees to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of the State of Illinois, located in Will County. 

 

16. GENERAL CONDITIONS
If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including without limitation, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who is responsible or who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, modify, or terminate the Contest. If the Contest is terminated, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to not award any Prize or Prizes.