The following promotion is valid in the 50 United States and District of Columbia (“D.C.”) only and shall be construed and evaluated according to U.S. law. You may not participate in this promotion unless you are a legal resident of, and currently located in, the 50 United States or D.C.
NO PURCHASE, TEST DRIVE, SUBMISSION TO SALES PRESENTATION OR PARTICIPATION IN A DEALER GOLF TOURNAMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID OUTSIDE THE 50 UNITED STATES AND D.C. AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW
BEFORE ENTERING, PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING REGARDING USE OF INFORMATION SUBMITTED IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ENTRY: By submitting an entry, participant certifies that he/she understands and agrees that the information submitted will be provided to “Promotion Parties”. Such ”Promotion Parties” include General Motors Corporation, Buick Motor Division, and their respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries, parent companies, divisions, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, and advertising and promotions agencies, including but not limited to American Hole ‘n One, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of the Promotion. Each participant, by entering, certifies that the Promotion Parties are hereby granted express permission to contact participant from time to time to offer goods, services, products and promotions. By entering, participants grant the Promotion Parties permission to contact participants by direct mail, e-mail, or any other electronic media, subject to the election by participants to not receive such information.
Sweepstakes Dates: Sweepstakes begins on 3/15/07 and ends on 12/31/07 (the “Promotion Period”). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Who may Enter: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., who are aged 18 or older as of date of entry, and have a valid driver’s license in their state of residence, except the following persons who are not eligible to enter or win:
How to Enter:
All entries must be postmarked by 12/31/07 and received by 1/7/08. All entries must be handwritten. No mechanically reproduced or photocopied entries permitted. Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, delayed, inaccurate, incomplete, damaged, mutilated, or postage due mail or entries, or for entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these rules. All such entries will be automatically void. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
Winner Selection & Notification: A random drawing to select one (1) potential Grand Prize winner will be held on or about 1/10/08 from among all eligible entries received from all entry methods combined. Odds of being selected as the Grand Prize winner are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received from all entry methods combined. Decisions of the Administrator are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
Potential Grand Prize winner will be notified initially by phone beginning on or about 1/15/08. If Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempts to reach and speak directly with the potential Grand Prize winner by phone after a 7-day period, such potential Grand Prize winner will be disqualified and, at Administrator’s discretion, an alternate Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting). Phone messages will not be left. During the notification phone call, potential Grand Prize winner must confirm his/her eligibility, and indicate his/her willingness and ability to travel to Grand Blanc, MI or San Diego, CA during the designated travel dates between January and August 2008 (as determined by Sponsor). The exact travel dates will be specified at the time of winner notification.
If the potential Grand Prize winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, cannot be present, or does not wish to travel, attend or participate on the dates specified, s/he will be disqualified, and an alternate Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting).
Following the winner notification phone call, potential Grand Prize winner will receive an official prize notification via certified mail. Potential Grand Prize winner must execute and return all required prize acceptance documents, including an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Publicity Release and a W-9 form, within 10 days of date of issuance, or prize will be forfeited, and an alternate Grand Prize winner will be selected per the method outlined above (time permitting). If Grand Prize winner is 18 but he/she is still considered a minor in his/her state of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize to his/her parent or legal guardian, who must sign all required documents, fulfill all requirements imposed on Grand Prize winner set forth herein and accompany minor Grand Prize winner on trip as his/her guest.
Grand Prize Award & Delivery: A total of one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded. The Grand Prize consists of a trip for two (2) to Grand Blanc, MI or San Diego, CA during travel dates to be specified by Sponsor (occurring between January and August 2008), including:
Sponsor is not responsible for any delayed appearance or failure to appear by Tiger Woods for any reason including but not limited to sickness, unforeseen conflict, change of schedule, or emergency. If Tiger Woods fails to appear as scheduled for any reason, no compensation or substitution will be provided; however, remainder of prize package will be awarded and Sponsor will have no further obligation to winner. Actual trip dates will be specified by Administrator at time of winner notification, and are subject to change solely at Sponsor’s discretion. All travel arrangements must be made through Administrator or Administrator’s agent. If winner residents within a 100 mile radius of Grand Blanc, MI or San Diego, CA ground transportation may be provided in lieu of air transportation and no compensation or substitution will be provided for difference in prize value. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her state of residence (and at least 18), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Guest (or, if a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) will be required to execute and return a publicity/liability release prior to prize award. Departure dates and times are subject to availability and are at the sole discretion of Administrator. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Winner and guest must comply with all course rules and regulations. Winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents. All meals, gratuities, service charges, federal, state and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winner. Any changes to completed travel arrangements, once booked, are the sole responsibility of the winner, and are solely at the winner’s expense. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize: $7,500. Actual value will depend on point of departure and any airfare fluctuations. Winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the value of prize won. Failure to properly claim prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. Prize is non-transferable and no cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Additional Rules & Restrictions: By participating in this sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this sweepstakes. If winner is awarded the prize, and is later found to be in violation of these rules, he/she will be required to forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after winner has used the prize. Participation in sweepstakes constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use entrants’ names, cities and states of residence and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide without limitation or further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible for any prize.
By participating, entrants agree to release and hold Releasees harmless from and against any claims, losses, actions, or damages of any kind, whether actual, incidental or consequential, for injury (including but not limited to death), damages, losses or expenses arising out of or relating to entrant’s participation in this sweepstakes, or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation in prize-related activities (including but not limited to travel related thereto), and to assume all liability in connection therewith. Releasees shall not be responsible for mechanical, technical, printing, typographical, human, or other errors relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any sweepstakes-related materials. If for any reason this sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) is not capable of running as planned due to tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process (and void his/her entries), and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the sweepstakes (or any portion thereof).
Releasees shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, any actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment failure, terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, or any other cause beyond Releasees’ sole control. Releasees shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or any act or omissions by the air carrier(s), hotel(s), or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services, that result in arrival delays and/or prevent the opportunity to participate in any prize element. Releasees shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage.
IN CASE OF DISPUTES: By participating, each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this sweepstakes, or the prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court within the State of Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with this sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
Official Rules & Winner’s Name: For a copy of these Official Rules or the name of winner (available after 3/20/08), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 7/31/08 to: Buick Golf Trip Sweepstakes, c/o American Hole 'n One, PO Box 1989, Buford GA 30515-8989. PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting – Winner’s Name or Official Rules. VT residents may omit return postage from rules requests only.
Sponsor: General Motors Corporation, Buick Motor Division, 100 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI 48265-2000.
Sweepstakes Administrator: American Hole ‘n One, 55 Scott Street, Buford, GA 30518.