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.
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.