Official Rules: DieHard Battery Sweepstakes

ADVANCE AUTO PARTS – DIEHARD BATTERY SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER RESIDING IN THE 50 UNITED STATES, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, AND PUERTO RICO ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY U.S. LAW. DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT LOCATED IN ONE OF THE ELIGIBLE STATES OR JURISDICTIONS AT TIME OF ENTRY.

 

THE ADVANCE AUTO – DIEHARD BATTERY SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”) BEGINS AT 12:00:01 A.M. EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME (“EDT”) ON JULY 2, 2020 AND ENDS AT 11:59:59 P.M. EDT ON JULY 12, 2020 (“ENTRY PERIOD”).  SPONSOR’S COMPUTER IS THE OFFICIAL TIME-KEEPING DEVICE FOR THIS SWEEPSTAKES. 

 

1. ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia (“D.C.”), and Puerto Rico only who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Employees of Advance Stores Company, Incorporated (“Sponsor”), Promotion Activators Management, LLC (“Administrator”), and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, sales representatives, advertising, sales promotion and judging agencies, and members of the immediate families (parent, child, sibling and spouse of each) or households (whether related or not) of any of the above are NOT eligible. Sweepstakes is void outside of the 50 United States/D.C., Puerto Rico, and where prohibited by law. 

 

2. HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes: 

 

To enter via the Sweepstakes website: Purchase a DieHard automotive battery from Advance Auto Parts from 7/2/2020 through 7/12/2020 (each an “Eligible Purchase”).  Then, during the Entry Period, go to https://shop.advanceautoparts.com/r/car-culture/community/sweepstakes-diehard-battery (“Website”) and follow the on-screen instructions to upload an image of the receipt from your Eligible Purchase and complete the registration form to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.  Please note, you will need to provide your complete first and last name, mailing address, and email address at time of entry.

 

To enter for free via mail: Hand-print your name, mailing address, city, state, ZIP code, email address, and daytime phone number (including area code) on a 3" x 5" card and mail in a business-size (#10) envelope with proper postage affixed to: Advance Auto Parts – DieHard Battery Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 6010, Morton Grove, IL 60053. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by July 13, 2020 and received by July 23, 2020 to be eligible for the prize drawing. No typed, computer-printed, mechanically reproduced, photocopied, illegible, or incomplete entries will be accepted and all such entries will be void.

 

Limit one (1) entry per person during the Entry Period regardless of method of entry. 

 

All entries received from any person that exceed the stated limitation will be disqualified. Entries made by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. Incomplete or illegible entries will not be acknowledged and will not be included in the Sweepstakes drawing. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged except as provided herein. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an entry, the name of the “authorized account holder” of the email address associated with the entry will be deemed to be the entrant (as long as such person is otherwise eligible in accordance with these Official Rules) and must comply with these Official Rules. The “authorized account holder” of the email address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the 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. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries except as provided herein. Sponsor, Administrator, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors and each of their respective shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agencies (“Released Parties”) are not responsible for entries that are late, lost, illegible, damaged, misdirected, garbled or incomplete, postage-due, altered or otherwise irregular, that contain false information, that are generated by script, macro or other automated or mechanical means, that have been submitted through illicit means or by any means which subvert the entry process or that do not conform with or satisfy any or all of the conditions set out in the Official Rules.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Eligible Purchase receipt for purposes of entry into the Sweepstakes. No robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entries (collectively “Automated Entries”). Automated Entries, or, multiple entries by the same person/e-mail address/mobile phone/device in excess of the stated limit, or entries that have been tampered with will result in disqualification of all such entries. Submission of an entry is subject to, and all entrants must comply with, all policies, terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules. Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt.

 

3. DRAWING/ODDS OF WINNING: Five hundred (500) potential prize winners will be chosen by random drawing from among all eligible entries received by all entry methods combined. Drawing will be held on or about July 24, 2020 by the Administrator whose decisions are final and binding.  Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received by both entry methods combined. 

 

4. PRIZES: Five hundred (500) Prizes: Each prize winner will receive an Optima Digital 400 Performance Maintainer and Battery Charger (“Prize”).  Approximate retail value (“ARV”): $99 each.  Total ARV of all Prizes: $49,500.  Any tax resulting from acceptance of a Prize is the sole responsibility of the winner. All Prize details not specified herein shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Winners are solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes and other fees associated with Prize receipt regardless of whether Prize is used in whole or in part. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of a prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the advertised Prize for a prize of comparable or greater value, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. All Prize details are in Sponsor’s sole discretion.  In no event, shall Sponsor’s prize liability exceed the stated ARV of the Prize. Prizes will be shipped to the addresses provided by winners at time of entry within 4-6 weeks.

 

5. TERMS AND CONDITIONS:  By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules, Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/o/privacypolicy) and by the decisions of the Administrator and Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree: (a) that Released Parties will have no liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, harm, damage, cost, or expense, including, without limitation, any personal injury, arising from or in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes; (b) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the Prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs. If you are selected as a winner, your information may be included in a publicly available winners list. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES OR WEBSITE MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY SUCH ENTRANT AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. By accepting a Prize, winners agree to release the Released Parties from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, harm, damage, cost, and/or expenses whatsoever (including without limitation, all attorneys’ fees and court costs incurred) arising from or in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes, the awarding, receipt, possession, use, or misuse of the Prize, or participation in any Prize-related activity. Acceptance of the Prize will further constitute and signify a winner’s (or his/her parent/legal guardian if 18 but considered a minor in their jurisdiction of residence) agreement and consent that Sponsor and/or Sponsor’s assignees may use the winner’s name, likeness and/or Prize and biographical information in any media worldwide without limitation for promotional purposes without further compensation. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by any cause, including fraud, computer virus and electronic, network, computer or other technical malfunctions, which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and, if terminated, at Sponsor’s discretion, to select the winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to time of such action or as otherwise deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. If due to a production or other error, more winners are identified than intended, Prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from all such claims received.

 

6. GOVERNING LAW:  By entering, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor with respect to the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of North Carolina without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.  By entering, entrant consents to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Raleigh, North Carolina. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between these Official Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials or made by any representative of Sponsor, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. 

 

7. SEVERABILITY:  The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

 

8. NAMES OF WINNERS:  For the names of the winners, available after July 24, 2020, send a self-addressed, business-size envelope with proper postage affixed by September 24, 2020 to:  Advance Auto Parts – DieHard Battery Sweepstakes Winners, P.O. Box 6000, Morton Grove, IL 60053. 

 

9. sponsor:  Advance Stores Company, Incorporated, Advance Stores Company, Inc., 411 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC, 27604.

 

10. ADMINISTRATOR : Promotion Activators Management LLC, 5550 Touhy Ave, Suite 403, Skokie, IL 60077.

 

Last updated July 7, 2020

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