Sweepstakes Official Rules AMERICAN PISTOLSMITHS GUILD APG GUNSMITH STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULESNO PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.   A PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. &nbsp

Sweepstakes Official Rules

AMERICAN PISTOLSMITHS GUILD
APG GUNSMITH STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES


NO PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. 

 

A PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

THE APG GUNSMITH STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”) BEGINS AT 12:00 AM EASTERN TIME (“ET”) ON 9/3/19 and ENDS AT 11:59 PM ET ON 12/31/19 (“ENTRY PERIOD”).

 

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age 21 years or older at time of entry and who can legally possess a firearm. Subject to all applicable federal and state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. Employees and their immediate families (parents, children, spouse, siblings) of the American Pistolsmiths Guild (“APG” or “Sponsor"), partners, APG board members, prize donors, APG affiliates, subsidiaries, sales representatives and/or distributors, and their immediate families, advertising and promotion agencies and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not) and any person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm are not eligible to enter or win.

 

HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) methods of entry. Method #1: To enter online and make a contribution (“online entry”), visit https://americanpistolsmithsguild.com/Store or the URL indicated and follow all online entry instructions to enter the sweepstakes. Online entries must be received between 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on 9/3/19 and 11:59 PM ET on 12/31/19. All online entry notices posted at website apply, including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, available here. Online entries are deemed to be made by authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. Method #2: To enter without making a contribution or to enter by mailing a contribution (either defined as “mail-in entry”), visit the URL indicated and follow all entry instructions including printing Official Entry Form , hand-printing all information requested on both the Official Entry Form and on your fully separated entry tickets, enclosing all such materials (along with any voluntary contribution if you wish) in a hand-addressed #10 envelope and mailing via First Class U.S. Mail to: “APG Gunsmith Student Scholarship Sweepstakes,” c/o American Pistolsmiths Guild, 1449 Blue Crest, San Antonio, TX 78232. Entries must be postmarked by 12/31/19 and received by 1/7/20.

 

REGARDLESS OF ENTRY METHOD THERE IS A LIMIT OF 12 SWEEPSTAKES ENTRIES PER PERSON/EMAIL DURING THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD. Any attempt to exceed this limit may automatically disqualify all entries from that entrant. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or postage due mail/entries. No mechanical reproductions of entries accepted. All entries become Sponsor’s property and will not be returned or acknowledged. 

 

PRIZES AND THEIR VERIFIABLE RETAIL VALUES (“VRV”): One (1) of each of the following prizes will be awarded:

  • Prize #1: Custom .45 cal Springfield 1911 with engraving (VRV: ,800.00);
  • Prize #2: Prize package including one (1) each of: Hogue Folding knife, Hogue Bench Mat, and Powder River Precision XDM Extreme Trigger Kit (VRV: 9.95);
  • Prize #3: Prize package including: one (1) each of: Hogue fixed Blade Knife, Hogue Bench Mat, Cylinder and Slide 5-piece 1911 trigger pull set (VRV: 9.95);
  • Prize #4: Prize package including one (1) each of: Brownells Gunsmith Screwdriver set with Oak Bench Block, and Hogue Bench Mat (VRV: 5.00).
 

Maximum ARV of all prizes: ,754.90. 

 

Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received, estimated at 1:30,000.

 

WINNER SELECTION and NOTIFICATION: A random drawing will be conducted on or about 1/14/20 from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period, by an independent judging organization (“judges”) whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. Potential winners will be notified via email within 3 business days after random drawing. In order to receive a prize, at Sponsor’s discretion, a potential winner will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability which must be signed and returned (along with any other documentation the Sponsor reasonably requires for prize fulfillment, such as, but not limited to, providing proof of identity) within 14 days of date printed on notification or the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be determined. If a potential winner fails to respond within 14 days, or if notification is returned as undeliverable, that potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate will be determined. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Firearm winners must conform to all local, state and federal regulations as applicable and must make arrangements for delivery of prize with an appropriate federally licensed firearms dealer as required by State and Federal law. For all prizes: State and local laws, restrictions and regulations may limit or prohibit the sale, prize distribution, carry or use of certain prizes. No prize is intended for sale or for prize distribution in those states or in those areas where the prize is prohibited by law. Any winner eligible to win a prize but where the award of the prize would otherwise be in violation of federal, state, or local law will receive an alternate prize of equal value selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. At the Sponsor’s discretion, if a winner is not able to accept a prize due to reasons such as, but not limited to physical impairment, mental disability, etc., s/he will receive an alternate prize selected by the Sponsor. The mention of the prizes or any other product or service in any advertisement or text does not mean the products or services have been tested, endorsed or approved by Sponsor. Prizes will be awarded within approximately 30 days of winner verification, except in cases of delay of availability. Sponsor is not responsible for such delays. Winners bear risk of loss or damage for failure to pick up their prizes as applicable. No prize is redeemable for cash, exchange or transfer, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion, who reserves the right to substitute any prize with one of similar or greater value if any prize, or any portion thereof, is unavailable. Each winner is solely responsible for all taxes on prize and other expenses (as applicable) not specifically set forth herein, including but not limited to: travel, registration, title, license fees, insurance, optional equipment and all other unspecified costs associated with claiming, registering and/or using the corresponding prize. Winners acknowledge the Released Parties (as defined herein) do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of any prize, except that prizes will be subject to the corresponding manufacturer’s stated warranty, if any. Limit: One prize per person or household.

 

GENERAL: 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 judges, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use each winner’s name, photograph, hometown, likeness, and prize won (all at Sponsor’s discretion) for future advertising, publicity in any and all media now or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, release, or permission. 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 any prize or for any suspension of the Sweepstakes or inability to implement the Sweepstakes or award the prizes as contemplated herein due to any event beyond its control, including delays or interruptions caused by acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, utility outages, acts of terrorism or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or regulator. Sponsor reserves the right to take action to: (i) permanently disqualify from any sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; (ii) suspend the collection of entries if the Sweepstakes becomes unfairly impaired in any way and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to such action. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A. without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS and/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES. ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT and WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE 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 and CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

RELEASE: Entrants on their behalf, and on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (“Releasing Parties”), release, defend and hold harmless Sponsor, any entity involved in the fulfillment of the prizes or the administration of the Sweepstakes, and their respective employees, officers, directors and agents of each (“Released Parties”), from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, debts, dues, sums of money, accounts, reckonings, bonds, bills, specialties, covenants, contracts, controversies, agreements, promises, variances, trespasses, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, extent, executions, claims and demands whatsoever, in law, admiralty or equity, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, against Released Parties which any one or more of the Releasing Parties ever had, now have or hereafter can, shall or may have which in any way arise out of or result from entrant’s participation, acceptance and use or misuse of any prize, including property damage, personal injury or death.

 

WINNERS LIST: For a copy of the winners list (available after 2/7/20), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 1/7/20 to: “APG Gunsmith Student Scholarship Sweepstakes Winners List,” c/o American Pistolsmiths Guild, 1449 Blue Crest, San Antonio, TX 78232

 

PRIVACY: By entering, you may be contacted by the Sponsor and/or Polaris with future promotional offers. Information provided by you to participate in this Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy, located here.   

 

OPT-OUT: To opt-out of Sponsor’s future sweepstakes mailings, send your request to: American Pistolsmiths Guild, 1449 Blue Crest, San Antonio, TX 78232

 

SPONSOR: American Pistolsmiths Guild, 1449 Blue Crest, San Antonio, Texas 78232

 

NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS

 

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 email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. 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 is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) 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 website or any combination thereof; or (iii) 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 judging organization, 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.

 

Legal Warning: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN individual, whether or not an ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, destroy, tamper WITH or vandalize this WEBSITE 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 AND CRIMINAL PROSECUTION against ANY SUCH individual TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

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