THE PIERCE THE VEIL SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The “Pierce the Veil” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes” or the “Promotion”) begins at 12:01 AM Central Time (“CT”) on Friday, February 1, 2013, and ends at 11:59 PM CT on Thursday, February 28, 2013 (the “Entry Period”). Individuals interested in participating (the “Entrant”) will have an opportunity to enter the Sweepstakes by simply visiting the Sponsor’s website (www.Journeys.com), completing all entry fields and submitting. One (1) entry, per email address, per day, will be allowed.
ELIGIBILITY: Entrants must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia (U.S.) (excluding RI), age 18 or older at time of entry. Void outside these geographic areas and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Genesco, Inc. (“the Sponsor”), Journeys®, as well as its parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, vendors, their respective advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate families (defined as parents, siblings, spouses and children) and household members (whether related or not) of each such employee (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible.
PRIZES & PRIZE APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”):
Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded of a trip for two (2) to a “Pierce the Veil” concert. Prize includes a $1,000 travel stipend, two (2) tickets to a “Pierce the Veil” concert on a date to be determined by the Sponsor, and Fearless band merchandise; a $250 Journeys® Gift Card. (ARV: $1,350). ARV is as of date of printing of these Official Rules.
TOTAL ARV of All Prizes: $1,350.00
Airfare and hotel are not included. Winner is responsible for making their own travel arrangements.
ODDS: Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received.
PRIZE DRAWINGS: Potential grand prize winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Random drawing will be conducted on or about March 7, 2013 by the US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, a representative from the Sponsor whose decision is final and binding. Winners will be notified in writing by email.
Grand Prize winner will be confirmed via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within five (5) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, a W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). These releases will require the Winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law Travel companion of winner will also be required to sign a travel liability waiver. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited in its entirety. The prize will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.
If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, it will result in disqualification, and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing. If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return Affidavit/Release on minor’s behalf. If Affidavit/Release is returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected in a separate random drawing.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: Airfare and hotel are not included. Winner is responsible for making their own travel arrangements to the concert. Non-cash prizes are not redeemable for cash. Trip must be taken by December 31, 2013. Prizes are non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Winners are responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Winner will be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners acknowledge that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
GENERAL: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor and its affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the Sweepstakes, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
Although subsequent attempts to enter on a given day may be received, only the first complete entry received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including entries submitted with an alternate wireless telephone number, will be disqualified.
If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a 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 this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for incompatibility of entrant’s hardware, software or browser technology.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the email address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the wireless phone associated with the entry. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor and Facebook are not responsible for: (i) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (ii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent sweepstakes administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Tennessee without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Tennessee or any other jurisdiction), Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of Tennessee. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Tennessee. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.journeys.com, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by March 28, 2013, to: Genesco “Pierce the Veil” Sweepstakes, Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
WINNER’S LIST: Winner’s name and city/state of residence will be posted on Sponsor’s website, or for written confirmation, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by March 28, 2013 to: Genesco The “Pierce the Veil” Sweepstakes, Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625.
SPONSOR: Genesco, Inc., 1415 Murfreesboro Road, Suite 504, Nashville, TN 37217.
INDEPENDENT SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR: The US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, 625 Panorama Trail Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625.
SWEEPSTAKES VOID WHEREVER PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
Journeys is a registered trademark of Genesco Brands, Inc.