“2015 CENTERPLATE GUNSTOCK FALL SWEEPSTAKES”

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the contiguous 48 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees (and their immediate families or those living in the same household) of Centerplate, Inc (“Sponsor”), Gunstock Mountain Resort and Guest Research and their respective representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, parent and related companies, suppliers, printers and advertising, promotional and judging agencies are not eligible to enter or win.
  2. HOW TO ENTER: Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. ET on November 1, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on December 12, 2015. You may enter the Sweepstakes on-line as described below. No purchase necessary. You may enter only once. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EDT of the last day of the Sweepstakes, i.e. December 12, 2015. Illegible, incomplete and duplicate entries will be disqualified. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

ON-LINE ENTRY METHOD: Beginning on November 1, 2015, you may enter the Sweepstakes via the Internet by logging on to  http://surveys.guestresearch.com/centerplategs/XNIDSurvey.html?ecsc=MTAwMTAwMC04MTA2MzUzNC02MzU4NDU1MDUzMjgzNzczMjYtMTEwMjAyMTYwNsaSU1JFQy4xMDA0PTE%3d. To enter, you may be required to register or to otherwise provide some or all of the following information: your name, address, city, state, zip code, telephone number, age, and e-mail address. On-line entrant must be the registered subscriber of the e-mail account by which the entry is made. In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account (as specified by the Internet Service Provider) used to enter the Sweepstakes at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant. Entries made by any individual or any entity other than the named entrant and/or originating at any other Internet Website, including (but not limited to) commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites are void. NORMAL INTERNET ACCESS AND USAGE CHARGES IMPOSED BY ENTRANT’S ONLINE SERVICE WILL APPLY.

  1. PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE: A total of one (1) Prize will be awarded. Apple iPad mini 4 ‑ Wi‑Fi ‑ 16 GB – Gold – One (1) winner will be selected for the Sweepstakes, from all completed entries.

The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the prize is approximately $399. All federal, state, and local tax liabilities are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner will be required to complete and return an IRS W-9 form (i.e. Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification). There is a cash option of $250 in place of the tablet.

  1. RANDOM DRAWING: One (1) Prize winner will be selected as outlined in #3 above under Prizes and Approximate Retail Value section, in a random drawing from among all eligible entries by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.. The Winner will be notified by telephone, e-mail or mail service beginning on or about December 5, 2015. The Prize is guaranteed to be awarded.
  2. Prize conditions: No substitution for the Prize will be permitted with the exception of the selection of the cash option. If necessary due to unavailability of the Prize, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded at the discretion of the Sponsor. Prize is not transferable or assignable. Winner must acknowledge receipt within two (2) weeks of prize notification or prize is forfeited. Winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity/Liability Release within one (1) month of initial contact. Failure to return all required documents in this time period may result in the Winner being disqualified. If a prize notification is returned to Sponsor as undeliverable or if an entrant is found to be ineligible or declines acceptance of the Prize for any reason, an alternate Winner will be selected. By entering this Sweepstakes and/or accepting the Prize, Winners hereby consent (except where prohibited by law) to the reasonable use by Sponsor of the Winners’ name, hometown address, photograph, voice, likeness and image, without any further compensation for any future promotional activity related to this Sweepstakes.
  3. ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning a Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes and are equal regardless of method of entry.
  4. CONDUCT OF PARTICIPATION: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant affirms that he or she has read and agrees to abide by the Official Sweepstakes Rules and the decisions of the judges which are final and binding. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failure or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The use of any device to automate the entry process (such as script, macro and bot) is prohibited and any entrant associated with fraudulent activity will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant acting in violation of the Official Rules or found tampering with the entry process or with the operation of the Sweepstakes or the website. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE RELATED TO SPONSOR OR THE SWEEPSTAKES 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 DAMAGES FROM SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. The Sweepstakes are governed by the laws of the United States and, by entering; all Winners and entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Connecticut. 8. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor, , Apple, Inc., Participating Advertising/Creative Agencies, and their affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, representatives and agents, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; printing or other errors; and any entries or mail which are late, lost, delayed, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, postage due or any combination thereof. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes in the event that it becomes necessary due to circumstances beyond Sponsor’s control or due to technical corruption of the Sweepstakes. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated early, winners will be selected from all eligible entries received at the time of termination.
  5. RELEASE OF LIABILITY: By participating, Winners and entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Gunstock Mountain Resort, Guest Research, Apple, Inc. and Participating Advertising/Creative Agencies, and their respective representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by the Winners, 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 (whether alleged, threatened, or actual) to any person or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes.
  6. WINNERS LIST: For an Official Winners’ List (available after January 1, 2016) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “2015 Centerplate GunstockFALL Sweepstakes” – WINNERS – or – OFFICIAL RULES (please specify), c/o Centerplate, 2187 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06902. All requests must be received by February 28, 2016. Official Rules also available at www.centerplate.com/contest_rules.
  7. SPONSOR: Centerplate, Inc, 2187 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06902
  8. SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR:

Centerplate, Inc, 2187 Atlantic Street, Stamford, CT 06902

 

THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.