Terms and Conditions

Official Rules ELIGIBILITY: The “First 22 Giveaway” (the "Promotion") sponsored by Beneteau America, Inc., 105 Eastern Avenue, Suite 201, Annapolis, MD and the United States Sailboat Show, 980 Awald Road, Suite 302, Annapolis, MD (the "Sponsors") is open to any person (excluding citizens of Quebec), 21 years of age or older as of August 27th, 2015, beginning of the "Giveaway Period." Entries originating from any other jurisdiction will be disqualified. Employees of either sponsor, their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, directors, and officers, and each of their immediate family members and persons living in their same household (whether legally related or not), are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. CONTEST ENTRY PERIOD: The entry period of Giveaway begins on August 27th, 2015 at 12am EST and ends on October 12th, 2015 at 5pm EST, at the close of the United States Sailboat Show. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not increase your chance of winning. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of entries received. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.

TO ENTER: Automatic entry will be available to eligible participants who purchase their advance ticket to the United States Sailboat Show through the ticketing website at http://bit.ly/First22 . Visitors to the United States Sailboat Show who did not already purchase their tickets online can enter the Giveaway during the Sailboat Show from October 8 to 12, 2015. Access to entry forms will be available at the information booths at the show and at the Beneteau exhibit inside the boat show. No admission to the show necessary to enter the Giveaway. Entering requires providing your name, a valid email address and valid phone number for notification of the winner by the Sponsors, as well as your street address, and verifying that you meet the above eligibility rules. Winner need not be present at the show to win. Sponsors are not responsible for: (i) any entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these rules; (ii) incorrect, inaccurate or illegible entry information whether caused by entrant or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway, (vi) any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising of the offer, administration or execution of the Giveaway, or in the announcement of prizes/prize winners/finalists. If for any reason the Giveaway cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to causes beyond the control of Sponsors that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Giveaway, or if the Giveaway is compromised or becomes corrupted in any way, Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify or terminate the Giveaway and reserve the right, but shall not be obligated, to select the winners from among all non-suspect entries received as of the date/time of such termination/cancellation or modification. Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify and prosecute any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with the entry process. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY CORRUPT THE GIVEAWAY OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY, PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Limit one entry per person. If more than one entry is received per person during the Giveaway Period by any means, all such entries submitted will be disqualified. Valid entries received during the "Giveaway Period" will be eligible for the drawing on or about October 21, 2015. Proof of registering does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt by Sponsor. By entering, entrants acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and agree to waive all rights and remedies at law or in equity for any claim they may have relating to this promotion. Additionally, by entering entrants acknowledge providing Beneteau America, Inc. and the United States Sailboat Show express permission to contact them by email with relevant product information unless entrant chooses to opt out of these email communications at a future date. All entries become the property of the Sponsors and will not be returned. Winners will be determined in a random drawing from among all eligible entries during the Giveaway Period. Limit (1) one prize. The total number of eligible entries received will determine odds of winning. Winners will be notified by email on or about October 21, 2015. Winners may also be posted on a winners' page at https://www.annapolisboatshows.com/united-states-sailboat-show/ and may be announced by news release. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements of these Official Rules. GENERAL: By entering the Promotion, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsors, which are final and binding in all respects. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with the Promotion in any way, shall be disqualified. Entrants and prize winners agree to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsors and their respective officers, employees, directors, parent and all related affiliated companies, licensees, subsidiaries, agencies and any other companies participating in the design, administration or fulfillment of the Promotion (collectively, "Released Parties") from liability of any kind or nature for any injuries, damages or losses of any kind or any other costs or expenses resulting from participation in this Promotion, or acceptance, possession or use, misuse or awarding of a prize or parts thereof, including, without limitation, any injury, damage death, loss or accident to person or property. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law or regulation) to use winner's name, likeness, biographical data and statements for advertising and publicity purposes without notice or additional compensation. The Released Parties are not responsible for any printing, typographical, mechanical, human or other errors in these Official Rules, in the administration of the Promotion, in the announcement of the prize winner, and/or in any advertising or other associated promotional materials in connection with the Promotion. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, electronic, network, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, errors in transmission, lost or unavailable network connections, telephone connections, dropped dial-up internet connections, interrupted broadband, cable, or wireless internet connections, cell phone dropped calls, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestions, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed transmissions which may limit or restrict an entrant's ability to enter the Promotion, including any injury or damage to participants or any other persons phone or other electronic computing or telephone equipment, or other matter relating to or resulting from participation in this Promotion. Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Promotion should any virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its reasonable control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Promotion and no compensation will be payable. ANY PERSON ATTEMPTING TO DEFRAUD SPONSORS OR IN ANY WAY TAMPER WITH, DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. All personal information collected will be treated in a manner consistent with Giveaway privacy policy, which is located at http://bit.ly/privacystatementFirst22 . Beneteau America, Inc. will issue the winner a 1099 form as required by law.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified via email within approximately two (2) business days after the potential winners are selected. "Notification" is deemed to have occurred immediately upon sending of an email or placing of a phone call. In order for a potential winner to claim their prize, the potential winner must respond within two (2) business days of notification and may be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and a Publicity Release (where legal), and any other additional documents required by Sponsors (the "Required Documents") within seven (7) days of date of notification. Failure to comply within this time period, or if prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable or not returned properly executed, or if winner is found to be ineligible, or not in compliance with these Official Rules, will result in the potential winner forfeiting the prize and being disqualified and an alternate potential winner being selected from among remaining eligible entries. PRIZES: One (1) prize will be awarded to (1) eligible entrant within the Giveaway Period. The prize consists of one (1) BENETEAU First 22, a 21-foot sailboat with base equipment only, FOB Annapolis, offered during the United States Sailboat Show (October 8-12, 2015). All prize details are at Sponsors’ sole discretion including, but not limited to color and model. Approximate Retail Value is $29,900.00. Expenses not specifically stated herein are the sole responsibility of the winner. Such expenses may include (but are not limited to) shipping the First 22 sailboat to winner and related ownership costs (trailer, optional equipment, title, license, insurance and registration fees required to claim the prize and applicable taxes). The Sponsors accept no responsibility for any tax implications that may arise from prize winnings. Independent financial advice should be sought. All applicable federal, state, provincial, and local taxes on the prize, including but not limited to income and withholding taxes, are the sole responsibility of the winner. The payment of any applicable tax on the prize and any applicable reporting requirement is the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor reserves the right to withhold applicable taxes as required by law. Winner must have knowledge of all tax requirements or seek independent financial advice, and complete all required IRS forms. If the winner fails to do so, or proves to be otherwise ineligible, winner will be disqualified. Any difference between the stated ARV and actual value of prize will not be awarded in any form. Dollar amounts are expressed in U.S. currency. Prize is non-transferable, and no prize substitutions or cash redemptions are allowed. This Promotion is being co-offered by the Sponsors Beneteau America, Inc. and the United States Sailboat Shows. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Prize will be awarded according to these Rules provided it is claimed in accordance with these Rules. For the prize winner's name, send an email with subject line: "First 22 Giveaway Winner" to sail@Beneteau.com between October 22, 2015 and November 16, 2015. DELIVERY: The winner shall produce a driver’s license or other form of ID to take delivery of the prize no later than Monday, November 30, 2015,; either by truck carrier at the winner’s expense, or by water from Horn Point Marina, 105 Eastern Ave, Annapolis, MD 21403 or Burt Jabin Yacht Yard, 7310 Edgewood Rd, Annapolis, MD 21403. The winner is responsible for having knowledge of and complying with all applicable boating laws and regulations, federal, state, and local, prior to and at the time of taking possession of the prize.

GOVERNING LAW / DISPUTES: BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION, EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE PROMOTION, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, (IF ANY), NOT TO EXCEED TWO HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS ($250.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS' FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (4) ENTRANTS' REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. MISCELLANEOUS: The names of individuals, groups, companies, products and services mentioned herein, and any corresponding likenesses, logos and images thereof reproduced herein, have been used for identification purposes only and may be the copyrighted properties and trademarks of their respective owners. The mention of any individual, group or company, or the inclusion of a product or service as a prize, does not imply any association with or endorsement by such individual, group or company or the manufacturer or distributor of such product or service and, except as otherwise indicated, no association or endorsement is intended or should be inferred. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules or the Required Documents will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision of the Official Rules or the Required Documents is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Sponsors' failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision. For entrants, to the extent there is a conflict between these Official Rules and any terms of use or other agreement posted on the Website, these Official Rules control. ///END OFFICIAL RULES/// © 2015.