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Furnitureland South Contest Rules (“Rules”)

 

  1. The Furnitureland South Contest (“Contest”) begins January 27, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on March 31, 2017 (“Contest Period”). The drawing will take place soon after the end of the Contest Period.
  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
  1. Prize: The Contest prize is a $2,500 Furnitureland South gift card (“Prize”). The Prize is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash. Purchases may be deducted from the gift card until the balance reaches zero. The gift card is subject to the gift card terms.
  1. Entry: To enter, you may either (a) enter by creating an account or (b) enter by the alternative method as described in the following provision. Limit: One entry per person regardless of method of entry.
  1. Alternative Method of Entry: It is not necessary to enter on line to win. If you wish to enter the Contest without going on line, please hand print your name, mailing address and email (for purposes of notification) on a piece of paper, and mail it to: Furnitureland South, Inc.; Attention: Contest; 5635 Riverdale Drive; Jamestown, NC 27282. Photocopies, mechanical reproductions or facsimiles will not be accepted. Limit one mail-in entry per post-marked envelope. Entries by this alternative method must be received on or before the end of the Contest Period.
  1. Entries: Partially completed entries or entries completed by mechanical or automatic methods will be void and ineligible. Sponsor will not be responsible for illegible, late, lost, mutilated, misdirected, postage due or stolen entries. Mailed entries will not be returned.
  1. Eligibility: The Contest is limited to legal residents of the United States and to those who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence by the date of entry. The Contest is void where prohibited or where otherwise restricted by federal, state and local laws or regulation. The following individuals are not eligible to participate: directors, officers, and employees of Sponsor and its affiliated companies (collectively, “Ineligible Parties”); members of Ineligible Parties’ immediate families (spouse, parents, and children); and households of the Ineligible Parties’ immediate family.
  1. Agreement: By participating in the Contest, you are expressing your full, unconditional agreement with, and acceptance of the Rules.
  1. Drawing: The winner will be selected by random drawing among all eligible participants following the Contest Period. The first name drawn will become the potential winner and will be notified. The drawing will take place on or about April 3, 2017. The drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor whose decision is final and binding. The potential winner will be the first name drawn and will be notified by email. The winner must confirm his or her mailing address within 48 hours via return email. If the potential Winner does not respond within 48 hours from the first notification attempt (even if ultimately delivered) for any reason including invalid address the Prize will be forfeited and a second potential Winner will be selected by the same drawing methodology.
  1. Affidavit and Release: The potential Winner will be required to sign and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity Release (“Affidavit & Release”) within ten business days after Sponsor’s mailing of the Notification to the potential Winner. The Release will include Sponsor’s right to use – without limitation or additional consideration – the Contest Winner’s name for promotional purposes. If the Sponsor does not receive a fully executed, notarized Affidavit & Release within ten business days of its being mailed by the Sponsor (even if ultimately not delivered or delivered thereafter) the Prize will be forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected.
  1. The Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, damaged, intercepted, misdirected, misaddressed or unsuccessful efforts to notify the potential Winner or transmit the Prize.
  1. Odds of Winning: The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received during the Contest Period.
  1. Taxes: All applicable taxes, including sales and use tax, and any other costs entailed in accepting and/or using the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
  1. Name of Winner and Contest Rules: To obtain the name of the Winner or a copy of the Rules, mail your request with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to the Sponsor at the address provided. The Winner will be identified by initial letter of his or her first name followed by last name, together with the city and state provided by the Winner. Return postage is not required in states where return postage may be omitted.
  1. Force Majeure: The failure of the Sponsor to comply with the Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities, any other contingency outside of the control of the Sponsor Parties or other Force Majeure, will not constitute a breach of the Rules.
  1. RELEASES: AS A CONDITION OF PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR, ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS AND EMPLOYEES FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, COSTS, INJURIES, CAUSES ACTIONS OR OTHER LIABILITIES, OR FOR INJURIES, DAMAGES, OR LOSSES TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE CONTEST.
  1. ARBITRATION:BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, EACH PARTY AGREES TO THE FOLLOWING TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. ANY CLAIM, DISPUTE, CONTROVERSY, OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF THE CONTEST OR RELATED ACTIVATES SHALL BE SUBMITTED, ADJUDICATED, AND RESOLVED BY BINDING ARBITRATION IN GUILFORD COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA PURSUANT TO THE NORTH CAROLINA REVISED UNIFORM ARBITRATION ACT. IF A CLAIMANT CAN SHOW THAT THE COSTS OF ARBITRATION ARE PROHIBITIVE COMPARED TO THE COSTS OF LITIGATION, SPONSOR WILL PAY AS MUCH OF THE CLAIMANT’S FILING AND HEARING FEES AS THE ARBITRATOR REGARDS AS NECESSARY TO PREVENT THE ARBITRATION FROM BEING COST-PROHIBITIVE. ANY ADJUDICATION BY ANY MEANS SHALL BE BROUGHT IN THE PARTICIPANT’S INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS PLAINTIFF OR MEMBER OF A CLASS. NO PARTY TO ANY CLAIM SHALL SEEK OR BE AWARDED PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH HAVING CLAIMS ARBITRATED, OR ANY OF THE OTHER LIMITATIONS CONTAINED IN THESE RULES, DO NOT ENTER THE CONTEST.
  1. Law:The Contest and all related activities shall be governed by and interpreted according to the laws of the State of North Carolina without effect to rules governing conflict of laws. All participants and related parties agree that any dispute, claim or controversy related to the Contest shall be adjudicated within the jurisdiction of Guilford County, North Carolina.
  1. Sponsor: Furnitureland South; 5635 Riverdale Drive; Jamestown, NC 27282

 

Contest Rules January 2017