The Thompson Center Real Hunter Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on October 15, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on December 31, 2013 (the "Sweepstakes Period").
The Sweepstakes is open only to residents of the U. S., who are 21 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Employees of Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (the "Sponsor"), their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) and household members of each (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate or win. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to participate in the Sweepstakes. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning. During the Sweepstakes Period, visit any participating retailer that sells Thompson Center Bolt Action Rifles to receive a unique code found on the barrel sleeve attached to the rifle (the "Code"). You do not need to purchase the rifle in order to use the code and enter the Sweepstakes. Once you receive your Code, you must visit the Sweepstakes website at www.tcarms.com/realhuntergiveaway (the "Website"), complete all required registration information, including entering your 5 digit Code, in order to receive an entry into the Sweepstakes. The Code must be entered exactly as it appears on the barrel sleeve. Possession of the barrel sleeve with the Code is not valid proof of having entered the Sweepstakes. If you cannot find a participating retailer and wish to enter the Sweepstakes, you may enter by sending an e-mail with your name, complete address and date of birth to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an entry into the Sweepstakes. All eligible entries ("entries") received during the Sweepstakes Period must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on December 31, 2013, to be eligible for the random drawing. Limit one entry per person, per e-mail address.
Use of computer programs and other automatic means to enter the Sweepstakes is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service may apply.
Winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about January 2, 2014 from among all eligible entries received. Drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Prizes will be awarded, and the winners ("Winners") will be notified by e-mail/phone.
Grand Prize (1): A trip to Texas for winner only for an exotic Game Hunt and a Thompson Center Bolt Action Rifle. Trip includes round trip economy air transportation the major airport nearest winner's residence, three (3) nights' hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy), some meals for three days, all licenses and fees for the hunt, ground transportation to/from airport and hotel and a guided hunting expedition (ARV: $8,290). First Prize (5): A fully outfitted Thompson Center Venture Predator 308 Caliber Rifle (ARV: $2,602 each). Second Prize (100): A Thompson Center Hat (ARV: $16.95 each). Winners of the Grand and First Prizes must be eligible to own a firearm in their state and must pass a background check to be eligible. Rifle portion of the prize will be awarded through a participating retailer closest to the winner's home and will not be shipped. No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent permitted by Winner. Taxes and all other costs and expenses related to the prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the responsibility of the individual winners. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the prize or portion of a prize with one of comparable or greater value.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. Potential Grand and First Prize Winners will be required to complete and return Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and where legal, publicity release within ten (10) days of notification attempt or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Return of prize notification will result in disqualification and an alternate may be selected. Airline tickets are for travel from major airport in the United States nearest winner's home to a Sponsor-selected airport in Texas. Airline carrier's regulations and conditions apply. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. Grand Prize winner must possess valid travel documents (i.e., valid government issued photo ID, etc.) in order to travel. All travel must be taken within 12 months of winner notification and confirmation as eligible. Dates of departure and return are subject to change. Seat selection and timing of trip subject to availability and confirmation of reservations. No refunds or credit for changes are allowed. All other expenses and costs, not expressly listed above, including, but not limited to, airline baggage fees, taxes, tips, entertainment, and transportation to airport to and from winner's home residence are the winner's sole responsibility. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use the Winner's name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, including a Winners list, unless prohibited by law. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. Entries become the property of the Sponsor. The Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes or for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, accessing or downloading information in connection with the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the account used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The authorized account holder is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The Winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the account associated with the entry. Proof of entering information via the website does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt of such information. The Sponsor is not responsible for the failure of any email or entry to be received by the Sponsor on account of technical problems or congestion on the Internet or at any website. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel the Sweepstakes and select the Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation. By participating in the Sweepstakes, the entrant agrees that the Sponsor, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, representatives, retailers, and advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, and all of their respective shareholders, officers, directors, employees, members, representatives, agents, successors and assigns, will have no liability whatsoever for, and will be held harmless by entrant for any liability for any bodily injury, loss, cost or damages of any kind to persons, including death and property, damages sustained due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entry creation, the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Prize or parts thereof, if applicable, or participation in the Sweepstakes or in any related activity. Winners further agree to release Sponsor and its agencies from any liability related to travel to or use of any prize. By entering the Sweepstakes, you hereby represent and warrant that you have read these Official Rules and are fully familiar with its contents.
The Massachusetts Courts (State & Federal) shall have sole jurisdiction of any controversies regarding the promotion and the laws of the state of Massachusetts shall govern the same. Each entrant waives any and all objections to jurisdiction and hereby irrevocably submits to the venue of those courts within the state of Massachusetts.
The names of the winners will be posted for thirty days at www.tcarms.com/sweepstakes/winners within a reasonable amount of time of the close of the Sweepstakes.
The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Smith & Wesson Corporation, 2100 Roosevelt Avenue, Springfield, MA.