CURT Group “Keys to Ride” Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Purchasing a product will not increase your chances of winning.
SWEEPSTAKES DATES: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on October 29, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on August 31, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). For purposes of these Official Rules, all times are given in Eastern Time.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to Total Truck Centers and Performance Corner program jobber customers of AAM Group member warehouses who are i) the owner of the business and are legal US residents of one of the fifty (50) United States states or the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older, or ii) the owner of the business and are legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec residents) who are the age of majority in their province/territory as of the date of entry (the “Entrant”). Employees, officers and directors of CURT Group, LLC (the “Sponsor”) and each of its subsidiaries and affiliates, distributors, vendors, advertising/promotion agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”), and the entities supplying the prize (collectively referred to herein as “Sweepstakes Entities”) as well as their immediate family members (spouses, siblings, children and parents, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible to participate. All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. Sweepstakes is void in Quebec, outside of the fifty (50) United States states, the District of Columbia, Canada, US territories and possessions located outside of the fifty (50) United States states and the District of Columbia and wherever else prohibited or restricted by law.
Finalist Prize Winners (as defined in the “Winning/Odds” section below) are required to travel November 3, 2019 to November 6, 2019 to be eligible to participate in the Grand Prize Event (as defined in the “Winning/Odds” section below).
TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter this Sweepstakes:
i) VIA A PURCHASE: To qualify for entry into the Sweepstakes, Entrant must purchase three (3) sets of ARIES ActionTrac™ Powered Running Boards from an AAM Group Warehouse Distributor at any time during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrant will receive thirty (30) entries for purchasing three (3) sets of ARIES ActionTrac™ Powered Running Boards. Upon purchase of the three (3) sets of ARIES ActionTrac™ Powered Running Boards, Entrant will receive one (1) entry for every $1,000 of CURT Group branded product purchased from an AAM Group Warehouse Distributor during the entire Sweepstakes Period. An Entrant will NOT start receiving entries via the Purchase method of entry until he/she purchases three (3) sets of ARIES ActionTrac™ Powered Running Boards. The three (3) sets of ARIES ActionTrac™ Powered Running Boards must be purchased by August 31, 2019. For example, if an Entrant purchases the three (3) sets of ARIES ActionTrac™ Powered Running Boards on August 31, 2019 the Entrant will automatically receive thirty (30) entries into the Sweepstakes and will receive one (1) entry for each $1,000 of CURT Group branded product purchased during the entire Sweepstakes Period. If an Entrant only purchases two (2) sets of ARIES ActionTrac™ Powered Running Boards on August 31, 2019 the Entrant will not be eligible to receive entries via the purchase method of entry for the Sweepstakes.
Entrant will need to provide all of the required information as requested in order to submit and complete a purchase. Upon completion of the purchase, Entrant will automatically receive the applicable number of entries into the Sweepstakes. Neither Sponsor nor Independent Administrator is responsible for any entry that is lost, late, misdirected or undeliverable, whether due to system errors, omissions, interruption, deletions, defects, delay in operations or transmissions, theft or destruction or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, faulty transmissions, technical malfunctions, or otherwise.
ii) BONUS ENTRIES: During the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will post all details for receiving additional bonus entries (each a “Bonus Entry”). Entrant may receive additional Bonus Entries for making a qualifying purchase as outlined at www.winningride.net (the “Website”). The qualifying product to purchase and duration of the timeframe in which an Entrant may receive a Bonus Entry will be determined by the Sponsor.
ALTERNATE METHOD OF ENTRY (“AMOE”): To receive an entry into the Sweepstakes without making a purchase, Entrant may enter as follows: on a plain 3” x 5” card, legibly handprint or type your first name, last name, complete address, city, state, zip code, telephone number (including area code), date of birth, and e-mail address (if available) to: “Keys to Ride” PO Box 10367 Rochester, NY 14610. Entries must be postmarked by August 31, 2019 and received by September 9, 2019. Each envelope is considered one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Multiple entries submitted in the same envelope are void. Entries submitted or completed by anyone other than the Entrant are void. No mechanical reproductions will be accepted. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, postage due or damaged mailed entries.
Regardless of the method of entry, there is a limit of 250 entries per Entrant during the Sweepstakes Period. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different identities, and/or any other methods will void that Entrant’s entries and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. Entry information becomes property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator will not verify receipt of entries for Entrants.
Finalist Drawings: On or about September 12, 2019, six (6) finalist prize winners (each a “Finalist Prize Winner” and collectively “Finalist Prize Winners” will be selected from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning a finalist prize (each a “Finalist Prize” and collectively “Finalist Prizes”) will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted by the Independent Administrator, whose decisions are based upon its sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules, and are final and binding in all respects. All Finalist Prize Winners must be available to attend the 2019 SEMA Show November 3, 2019 to November 6, 2018 in order to be eligible to accept the Finalist Prize and to participate in the Grand Prize Event (as defined below).
GRAND PRIZE EVENT: On November 5, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time, all six (6) Finalist Prize Winners will participate at the Grand Prize Event for the chance to win the Grand Prize (as defined in the “Prizes” section below). At the Grand Prize Event, each Finalist Prize Winner will select one (1) key or FOB (the “device”) from a bin of six (6) keys/FOBs. Finalist Prize Winners will select his/her device in the order in which his/her name was selected by a Sponsor representative while at the Event.
Odds of Selection of the Finalist Prize Winner’s Name: First Finalist Prize Winner 1:6 Second Finalist Prize Winner 1:5 Third Finalist Prize Winner 1:4 Fourth Finalist Prize Winner 1:3 Fifth Finalist Prize Winner 1:2 Sixth Finalist Prize Winner 1:1
After each of the six (6) Finalist Prize Winners have selected his/her device, each Finalist Prize Winner will then test his/her device in the order the Finalist Prize Winner’s name was drawn, and at the signal of the Sponsor representative, will place his/her device in either the ignition or push the “start” button to attempt to start the vehicle. Each Finalist Prize Winner will have one (1) attempt (the “Attempt”) to start the vehicle. In the event that a Finalist Prize Winner’s device starts the vehicle, that Finalist Prize Winner is the grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”), subject to the “Prize Notification/Claims” section below. Any Finalist Prize Winner holding a device after the Grand Prize Winner has started the vehicle will not be eligible for his/her Attempt and his/her device will be void.
Odds for each Finalist Prize Winner to select the prize-winning device: First Finalist Prize Winner 1:6 Second Finalist Prize Winner 1:5 Third Finalist Prize Winner 1:4 Fourth Finalist Prize Winner 1:3 Fifth Finalist Prize Winner 1:2 Sixth Finalist Prize Winner 1:1
If for any reason, including, without limitation, a duplication of the prize-winning device or other error occurs, and more prizes are claimed in a category than the number set forth in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right not to award the vehicle and randomly select the Grand Prize Winner from among those Finalist Prize Winners holding a device that started the vehicle. Grand Prize Winner must start the vehicle with the prize-winning device. Each Finalist Prize Winner is allowed only one (1) Attempt at starting the vehicle. No special apparatuses or assistance from an outside source is allowed to be used when the Attempt is made to start the vehicle.
Finalist Prizes: Six (6) Finalist Prize Winners will be awarded a Finalist Prize of: i) a $1,000 gift card to be used towards travel expenses to/from the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV November 3, 2019 to November 6, 2019, and ii) two (2) night hotel accommodations (one standard room, room and tax only) at a hotel to be determined by Sponsor. Finalist Prize Winner must be able to attend the 2019 SEMA Show on the exact dates provided in order to participate in the Grand Prize Event. If the Finalist Prize Winner is unable to attend the Grand Prize Event, he/she will forfeit his/her right to the Finalist Prize and the opportunity to participate in the Grand Prize Event and no compensation will be awarded. Finalist Prize Winner will be required to attend the 2019 SEMA Show on November 4, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. Pacific Time to 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time for the pre-Grand Prize Event along with the Grand Prize Event on November 5, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time. Finalist Prize Winner is responsible for making all travel arrangements to/from the Finalist Prize Winner’s residence and Las Vegas, NV. Total approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each Finalist Prize is $1,600. Total ARV of all Finalist Prizes is $9,600.
Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be awarded a 2019 Jeep JL Unlimited to include CURT Group branded products (the “Grand Prize”). Grand Prize has a Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (the “MSRP”) of approximately $53,000 (Color, Options and Accessories to be determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor). Grand Prize Winner must have and provide a valid Driver’s License and provide proof of existing vehicle insurance coverage (Comprehensive or Liability) at time of delivery. Sponsor will ship the Grand Prize to the Grand Prize Winner within thirty (30) day of being confirmed and verified. Grand Prize Winner will be solely responsible for any applicable registration, license, title, insurance fees, all taxes (federal, state, provincial, local and/or income) and any expenses not listed herein related to the acceptance and use of the Grand Prize. Sponsor does not make, nor is Sponsor in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Grand Prize, including but not limited to its quality, fitness for purpose or mechanical condition; the only representation/warranty/guarantee that may be provided, if any, are those of the manufacturer and/or dealer. Grand Prize Winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws, rules and regulations including, but not limited to licensing and insurance requirements. Any difference between stated MSRP and actual value of the Grand Prize will not be awarded. Name of prize manufacturer is used solely for the purpose of identification of the prize. No endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or approval by the prize manufacturer for this Sweepstakes is intended or implied.
Total value of all prizes to be awarded is $62,600.
PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Limit of one (1) Finalist Prize per Entrant/household/business. Finalist Prize Winners are solely responsible for all costs, expenses, and incidentals associated with the Finalist Prize acceptance and use, including, but not limited to, transportation (if applicable), meals, beverages, gratuities, phone calls, insurance, taxes, and any other expenses not specifically mentioned as being included. Prizes cannot be substituted, assigned, transferred, or redeemed for cash except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Entrant may transfer the Finalist Prize to an employee of his/her business in which the employee would be eligible to win the Finalist Prize and the Grand Prize; however, Sponsor must approve the transfer of any prize to an employee. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with a prize of comparable or greater value if advertised prize should become unavailable. Prize winners are required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws, rules and regulations. Prize winners are solely responsible for any taxes on the prize he/she has received, including but not limited to any and all federal, state, provincial and local taxes. No more than the number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded.
PRIZE NOTIFICATION/CLAIMS: Finalist Prize Winners will be notified via email, phone or any other available contact source on or about September 13, 2019 (the “Notification”). Except where prohibited, Finalist Prize Winners must sign and return to the Independent Administrator an affidavit of eligibility/release of liability/publicity release (the “Release”) and IRS form W-9 in order to claim the Finalist Prize (collectively, the “Required Documents”) within the time frame indicated in the Notification. Grand Prize Winner will also be required to complete the Required Documents while onsite at the Event. In addition, any prize winner residing in Canada will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill-testing question (unaided by electronic or mechanical device or otherwise) in order to claim his/her prize.
In the event that: (a) the prize winner fails to respond to the Notification; (b) the prize winner fails to supply the Required Documents; (c) a prize winner residing in Canada fails to correctly answer the skill testing question; (d) any Notification is returned as undeliverable; and/or (e) it is determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, that the prize winner is not eligible in accordance with these Official Rules, such prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate Finalist Prize Winner will be selected at random from among all remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period and if the Grand Prize Winner, the Grand Prize will not be awarded.
Prize winners consent to the use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, and voice in advertising worldwide without additional compensation (TN residents will not be required to sign a publicity release as a condition of winning a prize). The prizes are taxable as income and the prize winner is solely responsible for any taxes on the prize, including, but not limited to all applicable federal, state, provincial and local taxes. The Sponsor, or a third party acting on behalf of the Sponsor, must report the value of the prize to the IRS in the year the prize is received by the prize winner and will be reported to the prize winner and the IRS in the form of a Form 1099 (US residents) or a Form 1042-S (Canadian residents). In the event it is deemed during the verification process that the prize winner does not have a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor (or any party acting on its behalf) to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the prize, the prize winner will be disqualified and if a Finalist Prize Winner, another potential Finalist Prize Winner will be selected from among the remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period and if the Grand Prize Winner, the Grand Prize will not be awarded. Valid social security numbers will be determined by IRS requirements.
GENERAL: All federal, state, provincial and local taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winner, if applicable. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees: [a] to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Independent Administrator which shall be final in all respects relating to the Sweepstakes, including without limitation the interpretation of these Official Rules; [b] to release, discharge and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities, and any other individual or company involved in the development or execution of the Sweepstakes, from any and all injuries, liability, losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind including liability for personal injury or death resulting from his/her participation in the Sweepstakes or their acceptance, use or misuse of the prize; and [c] if a prize winner, to the use of his/her name, voice, image and/or likenesses for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes by Sponsor and Sponsor’s subsidiaries and affiliates without further notice or compensation (unless prohibited by law) and, except where prohibited, to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible and shall not be liable for; [a] electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction; [b] unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials; [c] technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions; or [d] limitations of any kind or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. Sponsor and / or Independent Administrator are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, incorrect, damaged, misdirected, or illegible entries or any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted. Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants, Sponsor, or Independent Administrator. Entries which contain false information, are incomplete, inaccurate or are otherwise forged, defective, or made outside authorized channels, including those which have failed due to malfunction or failure of phones, phone lines, telephone systems or networks, server, providers, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof of any kind, any human error or otherwise, shall be void. The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and for Canadian Entrants, may be construed in accordance of the applicable laws of Canada (excluding the province of Quebec), without regard to conflict law provisions or principles. By participating, Canadian Entrants consent to the jurisdiction of the courts of Toronto, Ontario, as well as legal proceedings in those courts. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE 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 REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. SPONSOR’S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSISTIUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS. If, for any reason whatsoever, this Sweepstakes, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, tampering, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause which, in the Sponsor’s sole judgment, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes and limit entries to those submitted prior to the action taken, or to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Notice of such action will be posted on the Website.
SPONSOR: CURT Group, 6208 Industrial Drive, Eau Claire, WI 54701.
INDEPENDENT ADMINISTRATOR: National Sweepstakes Company, LLC, 80 Rockwood Place, Rochester, NY, 14610.
WINNERS’ LIST REQUEST: To receive the name of the prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped (business size) envelope by October 11, 2019 to: “Keys to Ride” Winners List Request, PO Box 10505, Rochester, NY, 14610.
OFFICIAL RULES: Visit the Website for a copy of these Official Rules during the Sweepstakes Period.
This Sweepstakes shall not be published without written permission by Sponsor.