"LEXUS BREAKAWAY TRIP SWEEPSTAKES"
OFFICIAL RULES ("Official Rules")
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID OUTSIDE THE STATE OF OHIO AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. THIS PROMOTION IS INTENDED FOR ENTRY IN THE STATE OF OHIO ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY OHIO LAW. DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT OF ELIGIBLE AGE AND A LEGAL RESIDENT OF ONE OF THE TWO (2) SPECIFIED GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS OF THE STATE OF OHIO AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.
DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES: The "Lexus Breakaway Trip Sweepstakes" (the "Sweepstakes") begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on December 21, 2018 and ends on 11:59:59 p.m. ET on January 29, 2019 (the "Sweepstakes Period").
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the state of Ohio, who are at least twenty one (21) years of age and reside within fifty (50) miles of either the Germain Lexus of Easton (located at 4130 Morse Crossing, Columbus, OH 43219) or Germain Lexus of Dublin (located at 3885 W. Dublin Granville Road, Dublin, OH 43017) (collectively the "Venues") at time of entry (each, an "Entrant"). The Entrant who is selected as the potential official prize winner (the "Official Prize Winner") must have a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor (defined below) to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the prize (the "Prize"). Valid social security numbers will be determined by Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") requirements as further defined in the "Prize Claims" section of these Official Rules. Officers, directors, managers, employees and other persons associated with the Columbus Lexus Dealers Association, a division of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc., (the "Sponsor"), Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A, Inc., the Venues, the Columbus Blue Jackets (the "CBJ"), the National Hockey League (the "NHL"), Nationwide Arena, Columbus Arena Management LLC ("CAM"), and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies, dealers, dealership associations, advertising and promotion agencies, consultants and agents, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such person, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the "Independent Administrator")(collectively, the "Released Parties") are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sweepstakes is void outside the state of Ohio and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law. Entry in the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. Entrants who have won a prize in any Sponsor-related sweepstakes and/or contest in the twelve (12) months prior to the start of the Sweepstakes Period are ineligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. Eligibility will be determined by Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator in its/their sole discretion. The Sponsor's clock will be the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER: First, visit www.bluejackets.com/Lexus (the "Website") during the Sweepstakes Period. Then, complete the official entry form (the "Entry Form") in its entirety including your first name, last name, zip code, telephone number (including area code) and email address. In order to be eligible and receive your entry into the Sweepstakes, you must complete the entire Entry Form, indicate you are over the age of twenty one (21), agree to the Official Rules as provided herein, answer any questions and click "Submit". If you do not complete the aforementioned items, you will not receive entry into this Sweepstakes and therefore will not be eligible to win the Prize. The submission of false, misleading or profane information will be grounds for disqualification. Determination of information to be profane, false, or misleading is at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that Sponsor or Independent Administrator find to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in a disruptive manner.
Limit of one (1) entry per person/email address during the Sweepstakes Period. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than one (1) entry by using multiple/different identities, and/or any other method will void that Entrant's entry and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the person whose name and email address were submitted via the Entry Form ("Authorized Account Holder"). Entrants may be required to provide proof of being the Authorized Account Holder. If the Sponsor cannot determine the identity of the person based upon the information submitted via the Entry Form, the respective Entrant will be disqualified. No mechanically or programmatically reproduced entries are permitted. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries for Entrants. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, or damaged entries. By entering, each Entrant (a) represents that they are at least twenty one (21) years of age and otherwise eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes, and (b) fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and legally binding in all respects. Any person who tampers with the entry process in any way will be disqualified.
WINNER SELECTION/NOTIFICATION: On or around January 30, 2019, one (1) potential prize winner (the "Potential Prize Winner") will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of being selected as the Potential Prize Winner is dependent 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.
The Potential Prize Winner will be notified by the Sponsor by telephone immediately following the random drawing. Sponsor will make two (2) attempts to notify the Potential Prize Winner by telephone. Notifications will not be left on voice mail or messaging. If the Potential Prize Winner cannot be reached after two (2) attempts have been made, or if they are otherwise ineligible as determined by the Sponsor in their sole discretion, the Prize will be forfeited and an alternate Potential Prize Winner will be selected from among the remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period, and they will be notified as outlined above until one (1) Official Prize Winner is determined, time permitting. To become the Official Prize Winner, the Potential Prize Winner must comply with these Official Rules, and upon notification from the Independent Administrator must complete and return "Required Documents" as outlined in the "Prize Claims" section below. The persons accompanying the Official Prize Winner (each a "Guest") must comply with these Official Rules and may be asked by Sponsor to complete/return a "Travel Companion Waiver" and/or any other documents requested by Sponsor, and if applicable, must do so within the timeframe requested by Sponsor.
PRIZE: There will be one (1) Prize awarded to the Official Prize Winner. The Prize consists of (a) coach class airfare for the Official Prize Winner and three (3) Guests from a major airport nearest the Official Prize Winner's residence to Chicago, IL, (b) a one (1) night hotel stay (double occupancy) at a hotel to be determined by the Sponsor, (c) four (4) Lexus Club Level tickets to the Columbus Blue Jackets road game on February 16, 2019 and (d) $250 cash. The approximate retail value ("ARV") of the Prize is $3,370. Official Prize Winner is solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and all other expenses not specifically mentioned herein, including, but not limited to, transportation, accommodations, meals and beverages, incidental expenses and gratuities.
Prize must be used from February 16, 2019 to February 17, 2019. If the Official Prize Winner is unable to travel during those dates then the Prize will be forfeited. Trip subject to availability. Certain restrictions and blackout dates apply. Travel must be roundtrip. Travel is not eligible for frequent flyer program credit. Sponsor is not responsible for airlines cancellations or delays. All travelers must possess required travel documents (e.g. valid government-issued photo I.D.) prior to departure. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. The actual retail value of the Prize will vary based upon the airfare fees. No compensation will be awarded to the Official Prize Winner if the actual retail value is less than the stated ARV.
No substitution or cash redemption of Prize is permitted. Prize is not transferable and may not be resold. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if Prize becomes unavailable due to reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor. No more than one (1) Prize will be awarded. ARV is as of date of printing of these Official Rules.
PRIZE CLAIMS: Except where prohibited, Potential Prize Winner will be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (the "Release"), an IRS Form W-9 ("W-9 Form") and any other documents required by Sponsor (collectively, the "Required Documents") within two (2) days or less from receipt of the Required Documents from the Independent Administrator by email. If the Potential Prize Winner fails to return the Required Documents within the time period required, or if the Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such Potential Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Prize and another Potential Prize Winner will be selected from among all remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period even if the disqualified Potential Prize Winner's name may have been publicly announced, time permitting. Official Prize Winner must report income to the IRS. In the event it is deemed during the verification process that the Potential Prize Winner does not have a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the Prize, such Potential Prize Winner will be disqualified and another Potential Prize Winner will be selected as outlined above. Valid social security numbers will be determined by IRS requirements. If it is determined by the Independent Administrator, in its sole discretion, that the Potential Prize Winner is not eligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, the Potential Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Prize and an alternate will be selected as outlined above, even if the disqualified Potential Prize Winner's name may have been publicly announced. In the event that the Potential Prize Winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor and Independent Administrator shall have no liability or obligation to such individual.
Official Prize Winner hereby grants to Sponsor and Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc., and those acting under their authority, the irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid up right and license to use his/her name, likeness (photograph and/or video), biographical information, and voice in advertising/publicity/trade without territorial or time limitations and without compensation, notice or approval; and, Official Prize Winner disclaims any ownership rights of such advertising/publicity/trade material. Sponsor and Independent Administrator are not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of Entrants.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor's sole discretion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and conduct the Sweepstakes in a manner which in its sole discretion is fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted at the Website. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the Prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or reject any incomplete, inaccurate or false entry. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. SPONSOR'S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.
FORCE MAJEURE: In the event that the any part of the Prize is destroyed or cancelled due to an act of God, including, but not limited to, flood, tornado, earthquake, storm, lightning, fire, epidemic, war, national emergency, terrorism, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel the Sweepstakes and Sponsor shall not be liable to Winner for loss of value of prize.
RELEASE: By entering this Sweepstakes, each Entrant expressly agrees on behalf of themselves and each Entrant's heirs, executors, and administrators: (A) to release, indemnify and hold absolutely harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, damages, causes of action and liability, illness, injury, paralysis, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, arising directly or proximately from such Entrant's entry and/or participation in the Sweepstakes and/or their acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of the Prize or any portion thereof; or while preparing for, participating in, attending and/or traveling to and/or from any Prize-related event or activity; and (B) that the Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any Prize, including, without limitation, to such Prize's quality, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (b) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (c) any printing or typographical errors or other incorrect or inaccurate entry information in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or (d) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, mobile device, cable, network, hardware or software.
WINNER'S LIST: For the name of the Official Prize Winner, please submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by February 1, 2019 to "Lexus Breakaway Trip Sweepstakes", 13031 Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90094.
OFFICIAL RULES: A copy of these Official Rules may be obtained at the Website during the Sweepstakes Period.
SPONSOR: Columbus Lexus Dealers Association, a division of Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc., a California corporation whose principal place of business is 19001 South Western Avenue, Torrance, CA 90501.