THE ECS TUNING 2019 BMW SWEEPSTAKES
(“PROMOTION” OR THE “SWEEPSTAKES”)
SPONSORED BY ECS TUNING, LLC ("ECS TUNING" OR THE "SPONSOR")
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. PROMOTION IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 48 CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES (EXCLUDING ALASKA, HAWAII, US TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS) AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT TIME OF ENTRY INTO THE SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
PROMOTION PERIOD: The ECS Tuning 2019 BMW Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on August 1, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. EST on September 30, 2019 (the “Promotion Period”).
ELIGIBILITY:Open to legal residents of the 48 Contiguous United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older at time of entry into the Sweepstakes. Void in Alaska, Hawaii, all US Territories and Possessions, and where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, board members, advisory committee members, directors, officers, or agents of ECS Tuning (the “Sponsor”), their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, or any other suppliers to Sponsor and the immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in households of each, whether or not related are ineligible. ECS Tuning wholesale accounts and their employees are not eligible to enter. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter
1) During the promotion period stated above, eligible individuals who make an on-line purchase on Sponsor’s website at www.ECSTuning.com will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry for each $10.00 spent (example: purchase $500 of product from www.ECSTuning.com and receive 50 entries into the Sweepstakes). Upon completion of each on-line purchase, Customer/Entrant is automatically enrolled in the Sweepstakes and as such accepts these Official Rules. If identified as a potential Winner, Entrant may opt-out of accepting the prize. No limit on number of entries received with a purchase on www.ECSTuning.com. ECS Tuning Gift card purchases are not eligible towards entries earned.
2) Alternate means of entry: To enter without purchase, print your name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, date of birth, current vehicle owned, including: year, make, model and sub-model, on a 4x6 postcard, place in a #10 envelope with first-class postage and mail to: ECS TUNING 2019 BMW Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 488, Syosset, NY 11791-0488. Limit one (1) postcard per envelope) each postcard/envelope must be mailed individually - multiple/bulk mailings will not be accepted). Mail-in entries must be postmarked by September 30, 2019 and received no later than October 3, 2019. Earn 5 (five) entries per postcard. No limit on number of envelopes received. No photo copies, facsimiles or reproductions of mail-in entry requests will be accepted. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, stolen, incomplete, illegible, postage due, or misdirected entries. Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery.
All information requested must be complete to be eligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. No correspondence will be entered into except with the selected Potential Winner. All entry data is proprietary and will not be shared or disclosed.
One (1) Grand Prize: a 2002 BMW M3. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”), $30,000USD. Plus a *tax offset in the amount of $4,000 (in the form of a check made payable to the Winner). Total approximate retail value of Grand Prize: $34,000USD.
* Tax offset may be used at Winners discretion.
Two (2) First Prizes: a BMW Driving School Class *Certificate (estimated value $1,000) plus $500 cash to be used towards travel expenses to Driving School Class participation.. Total approximate retail value of each First Prize: $1,500USD. Total approximate retail value of First Prizes: $3,000USD.
Total value of all prizes: $37,000USD.
*Certificate – details available at https://bmwperformancecenter.com/school/bmw.
DRAWING: A random drawing (odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received) will be conducted on October 3, 2019, under the supervision of an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Drawing results will determine three (3) Potential Winners. Potential Winners will be notified by email, followed by phone on or about October 3, 2019.
Potential Winners (or parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in their state of residence) will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility /Publicity and Liability Release, and a W9 (where legal) within two (2) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate Potential Winner determined at random from among all eligible entries. If any Potential Winner is deemed a minor in his/her state of residence, prize will be awarded in the name of the Winner’s parent or legal guardian. If the Potential Winner does not return the required documents within the stated timeframe, the corresponding Potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner will be selected. Should the Potential Winner (or any other alternate Potential Winner) decide to decline the prize for any reason whatsoever, Sponsor shall have no further obligation to that Potential Winner, and an alternate Potential Winner will be selected, if time allows.
Upon receipt and confirmation of required documentation, each Potential Winner will be confirmed as a Winner of one of the three prizes as stated above.
Potential Winners will be invited to attend the BMW CCA Oktoberfest from October 17 to October 19, 2019 in Greenville, South Carolina. At the event a second drawing will be conducted by the Sponsor from the three confirmed Winners to determine the Grand Prize Winner. Attendance at the event is not mandatory.
Travel Restrictions/Requirements for Winners/Guest attending the BMW CCA Oktoberfest 2019. Winner and guest (or parent/legal guardian of guest) must complete (notarize) a travel release form and agree to a background check prior to travel. If a travel guest is a resident of a jurisdiction that deems him/her to be a minor, he/she must be accompanied by his/her parent/legal guardian, and such person must pay his/her own expenses. Trip is subject to air/hotel availability and confirmation of reservations; certain travel restrictions and blackout dates may apply. The trip may not be combined with any other offer. Airline and flight times to be selected by Sponsor at its sole discretion. One or more stopovers may be required on air transportation. Winner and guest(s) must travel together at the same time on the same itinerary. Air transportation, if applicable, and hotel accommodations must be taken together and cannot be taken separately. All travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Once trip has been booked, no change, extension or substitution is permitted, except at Sponsor's sole discretion. Winner must confirm available travel dates and flight times selected by the Sponsor prior to travel dates. No extension or change of trip dates permitted. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, certificates or similar items once they are in winner's possession. If the winner lives within 150 miles of destination city, the air transportation portion of the prize will not be awarded and ground transportation will be substituted and no additional compensation will be provided. Winner and guest must possess valid ID and are solely responsible for obtaining all necessary and required travel documents (passport, etc.) in order to travel. Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, and Marden-Kane Inc. ("Sweepstakes Entities") shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. Sweepstakes Entities shall not be liable for any loss or damage to baggage. Prize components cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer, and no portion may be separated except at Sponsor's sole discretion. The prize restrictions/conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive and may be subject to additional restrictions/conditions, which may be stated in the affidavit and release and/or prize travel documents. Costs for room and tax only based on one room with double occupancy; meals, telephone calls, baggage fees, and other incidentals are not included.
All details of Prizes not specified herein shall be determined solely by Sponsor. Prizes are non-transferable; no substitutions allowed, except at the discretion of the Sponsor in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. All taxes, costs and expenses relating to acceptance and use of prize, which are not explicitly listed herein as being awarded, are responsibility of the Winner.
Any difference between the estimated and actual value of any Prize will not be awarded. Winner may elect to decline any part(s) of the prize as offered, without any additional compensation. If any part of the prize is declined it will not be reimbursed nor awarded to another Winner.
Grand Prize Winner is responsible for registration, license, title and insurance fees and any other expenses not listed related to acceptance and use of prize and must provide a valid driver’s license and evidence of insurance prior to delivery. Grand Prize redemption to be arranged between Winner and Sponsor. Sponsor to provide the following documents for Winner to get vehicle to final destination: Original Certificate of Title and Bill of Sale. Winner is responsible for all costs and fees associated with picking up prize (including but not limited to airfare, gas, temporary registration, insurance, towing fees, etc…). The prize is awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Failure to take delivery beyond agreed upon date could cause prize to be forfeited and awarded to an alternate. No substitution or transfer of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prize Winner is responsible for the payment of taxes on the prize and for any other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the prize. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value at any time during the duration of the Sweepstakes.
GENERAL RULES: Taxes related to the prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor and its agencies to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting a prize, Winner agrees to hold Releasees harmless against any and all claims and liability from any accident, loss or injury occurring from this promotion or in any way related to the prize or use/misuse thereof, or while traveling to and/or from a location to obtain or use a prize. No substitution or transfer of prize allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Releasees shall not be liable for any printing or other errors or for delays in mail service. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion are to be directed to the Sponsor at the address below.
INTERNET: Releasees and any Internet access or service providers are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry of entry information, human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof, inability to access Web sites, or damage to a user's computer system (hardware or software) due to participation in this Sweepstakes. If Sponsor determines, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Sweepstakes or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes or if any non-compliance with the rules has occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the Prizes using all eligible, non-suspect entries received in the applicable drawing pool as of the promotion end date. If the Sweepstakes is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its end date, notice will be posted at www.ECSTuning.com. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor or its agents. Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The “authorized account” holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any online entries submitted by automated means, or third-party, will be disqualified. Entries will not be valid until received by Sponsor.
CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: This Promotion is offered in the United States (excluding Alaska, Hawaii and US territories and Possessions) and is governed by the laws of the State of Ohio. By entering, entrants irrevocably consent to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Ohio located in the county of Medina, Wadsworth, Ohio, for any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Promotion.
WINNERS LIST: For the winner’s list, available after October 19, 2019, visit www.ECSTuning.com.
SPONSOR: ECS Tuning, 1000 Seville Road, Wadsworth, Ohio 44281.
ADMINISTRATOR: Marden-Kane, Inc., 575 Underhill Blvd, Suite 222, Syosset, NY 11793.
BMW USA and BMW North America, LLC are not Sponsors or Participants in this Sweepstakes.
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