Timberland PRO $10,000
NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY
KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: Timberland PRO $10,000
Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to
legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia and Canada (excluding Quebec), who are at least
eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.
Employees of The Timberland Company, Equation
Research, LLC (“Equation”), HelloWorld, Inc., and their parent and
affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings
and children) and household members of each such employee are not
eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to
all applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial, municipal, and local
laws and regulations and is void in Quebec and where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and
unconditional agreement to these
Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s
decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
Winning the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set
2. Sponsor: Timberland, a
division of VF Outdoor, LLC, 200 Domain Drive, Stratham, NH 03885 U.S.A. Administrator: HelloWorld,
Inc., 3000 Town
Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075 U.S.A.
3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on January 1, 2019
at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on December 31, 2019 at
11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period"). Equation’s computer is the official
time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
4. How to
a. Timberland Shoe or Apparel Purchase
Method: During the Promotion Period,
purchase a pair of Timberland shoes containing a promotional insert and/or
purchase select items of Timberland apparel containing a promotional tag.
Follow the instruction included on the promotional insert or tag to visit www.dayinmyshoes.com or www.Head2ToePRO.com, as applicable (each a
“Promotional URL”). Once at a Promotion
URL, follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the survey and
registration form. Upon submission of the registration form, you automatically
will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry. There may be an opportunity while taking each survey
for you to receive one (1) additional Sweepstakes entry. During the Timberland
shoe survey, you will be asked to indicate if you would like to complete a
follow-up survey; the follow-up survey invitation will be sent by email
approximately one (1) month following your completion of the initial
survey. If you complete the follow-up survey during
the Promotion Period, you will receive one (1) additional Sweepstakes entry.
Mail-in Alternate Method of Entry: To enter without making a purchase, hand print your name,
address, day and evening phone numbers, email address, and date of birth on a
3" x 5" piece of paper and mail it in an envelope with proper postage
PRO $10,000 Sweepstakes,” c/o Equation Research, LLC, P.O.
Box 1747, Sun City, AZ 85372, U.S.A. .You will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit: One (1) entry per envelope. All mail-in entries must be handwritten and
must be postmarked by January 2, 2020 and received by January 9, 2020. All entries become the exclusive property of
Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be
deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible,
illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries, which will be disqualified.
You may receive five (5) Sweepstakes entries during the Promotion Period
through any method, or combination of methods of entry. Multiple entrants
are not permitted to share the same
email address. Any
attempt by any entrant to obtain more
than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses,
identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that
entrant's entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to
participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder
of the email address used to
register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the
natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online
service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email
addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account
Grand Prize Drawing:
Administrator is an independent
judging organization whose decisions as to
the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the
potential winner are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator
will randomly select the potential Sweepstakes winner from all eligible entries
received during the Promotion Period, on or around January 16, 2020. The
potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. The potential
winner (or parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state of
residence) will be required to sign
and return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability Waiver and where not
prohibited a Publicity Release ("Declaration") which must be received
by Administrator, within seven (7) days of the date notice or attempted notice
is sent, in order to claim the
prize. If the potential winner is from Canada, he/she will be required to
answer a time-limited skill testing question correctly in order to receive the
prize and complete an IRS Form W8-Ben. If a potential winner of any prize
cannot be contacted, fails to sign
and return the Declaration or provide any other requested information within
the required time period (if applicable), does not answer the skill-testing
question correctly (if applicable), or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the
potential winner forfeits the prize. Receiving
a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that the
potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among
all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held,
after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prize will be fulfilled within approximately
8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.
6. Prize: ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE:
A $10,000 check. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $10,000 USD.
If the winner is not a resident of the
United States, Sponsor will deduct 30% of the value of the prize ($3,000 USD) and
remit it to the IRS (the United States tax agency) as required by law. Winner will therefore only receive a check of
$7,000 USD. Winner will receive a U.S tax form 1042 from the Administrator
reflecting the total value of the prize, including the deducted amount and the
withholding amount submitted to the IRS will be noted separately.
non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at
the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for one of equal or greater
value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes
and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning the prize depend on the
number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.
7. Release: By receipt of any prize,
winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Equation, Administrator, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates,
advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their
respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the
“Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including,
but not limited to, personal injury,
death, or damage to or loss of
property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
8. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the
Sweepstakes constitutes the winner’s consent to
Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state/province for promotional purposes in
any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
Sponsor reserves the right to
cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud,
technical failures, human error or any other factor
impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined
by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In
such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to
hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its 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 the Official Rules of
this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation
of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should
such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves 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 that provision.
10. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible
for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants,
printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or
utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but
not limited to malfunctions,
interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or
software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process
or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the
administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost,
undeliverable, damaged or stolen
mail; or (6) any injury or damage to
persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in
part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant's entry is
confirmed to have been erroneously
deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is
another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated
number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding,
programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as
set forth in these Official Rules to
be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to
award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all
legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
11. Disputes: Except where prohibited,
entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action
arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually,
without resort to any form of class
action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern
District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State
Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments
and awards shall be limited to
actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering
this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’
fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all
rights to claim, indirect, punitive,
incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for
actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to
have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity,
interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and
obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes,
shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State
of Michigan without giving effect to
any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or
any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any
jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
Information collected from entrants is subject to
13. Winner List: For a
winner list, visit https://bit.ly/2EJ9XyH.
The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.
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