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Showplace Sweepstakes Official Rules

THESE RULES APPLY TO ALL SWEEPSTAKES SPONSORED BY SHOWPLACE, INC. AND/OR ITS STORES. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN ANY SHOWPLACE SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. IF A SWEEPSTAKES OFFERS ADDITIONAL ENTRIES BASED ON RENTALS, PAYMENTS, ETC., THE SAME NUMBER OF ENTRIES ARE PERMITTED WITH NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
  1. Eligibility. Showplace Sweepstakes are open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Showplace, Inc. and other companies associated with the promotion of any Sweepstakes, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. All Sweepstakes are subject to federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations.
  2. Sponsor. All Sweepstakes are sponsored by Showplace, Inc., located at 611 Bellefontaine Avenue; Marion, Ohio 43302 and/or one or more of its stores (collectively, “Showplace”). See LOCATIONS for a complete list of all Showplace stores.
  3. Agreement to Official Rules. Participation in any Sweepstakes constitutes entrants’ full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirement set forth herein.
  4. Sweepstakes Period. Sweepstakes Periods are from the first day of the month to the last day of the month in which the sweepstakes is being held unless posted otherwise. Entries that are submitted before or after the Sweepstakes Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Sweepstakes using the methods described below.
  5. How to Enter. For store-sponsored sweepstakes, register on-site at the sponsoring store.
  6. Prize Drawings. For store-sponsored sweepstakes, drawings will be held as posted or at the end of the last business day of the Sweepstakes Period, selecting the winner(s) at random from all eligible entries. Unless noted otherwise, it is not required to be present during any drawing to win.
  7. Odds of Winning. The odds of any entry winning any sweepstakes are determined by the total number of entries.
  8. Winner Notification. Showplace shall attempt to notify the winner(s) by telephone, email and/or visiting the home(s) of the winner(s). If the winner(s) cannot be contacted within five (5) business days after the date of the first attempt, alternate winner(s) may be selected from the remaining eligible entries. Winners shall be required to complete a Customer Giveaway Form and an IRS W9 Form. Winners of prizes valued at $600 or more shall be issued a 1099 per IRS rules. Winners of prizes valued at less than $600 may be issued a 1099 at the discretion of Showplace. The IRS requires all sweepstakes prize winnings to be reported as miscellaneous income.
  9. Prizes. Prizes for store-sponsored sweepstakes shall be posted at the store sponsoring the sweepstakes. Make and model may vary from the pictured item.
  10. General Conditions. In the event that the operation, security or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Sweepstakes is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Showplace in its sole discretion, Showplace may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner than best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules, or (b) terminate the Sweepstakes and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. Showplace 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 these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Showplace reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by Showplace to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
  11. Release and Limitations of Liability. By participating in the contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Showplace and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with any Sweepstakes, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in any Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize awarded (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Sweepstakes, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention with any Sweepstakes; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) any other errors or problems in connection with any Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors than may occur in the administration of any Sweepstakes, the announcement of any winner(s), the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; or (e) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants’ participation in any Sweepstakes or acceptance, receipt or misuse of any prize awarded (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in any Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in any Sweepstakes. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct or indirect damages.
  12. Disputes. Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with any Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in Ohio. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants’ rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Showplace in connection with any Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Ohio.
  13. Privacy. Information collected from entrants may be used to contact entrants regarding sales, promotion or other store events or activities, or to survey entrants regarding customer satisfaction. Information collected from entrants will never be sold, rented or otherwise distributed to third parties.
  14. Winner List. To request the name of the winner of any Sweepstakes, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Showplace, Inc., 611 Bellefontaine Avenue; Marion, OH 43302; Attention: Marketing. Be sure to include the name of the Sweepstakes for which you are requesting the Winner List. Winner List requests will only be accepted after the Sweepstakes is over, or any promotion of which it is a part has ended.

Showplace Customer Appreciation Week - OFFICIAL RULES

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW OR REGULATION. WHEN YOU ENTER YOU ARE UNCONDITIONALLY AGREEING TO ACCEPT AND BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THAT ALL DETERMINATIONS OF THE SPONSOR ARE FINAL AND BINDING. SPONSOR MAY BE REFERRED TO NOT ONLY AS PARTICIPATING STORE, BUT ALSO AS ‘WE’, ‘OUR’ OR ‘US’ IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES. WE MAY REQUIRE YOU TO CONFIRM YOUR COMPLIANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES TO DECLARE YOU ARE A WINNER OR AWARD YOU A PRIZE.
  1. Entry Period. The Promotion begins September 22, 2014 and ends at 5:00 p.m. local time at the Sponsor’s Showplace locations on September 27, 2014 (“Entry Period”).
  2. Eligibility. You must be (i) a legal resident of Ohio; (ii) receive a mailed Showplace barcode mailer (“Mailer”) from Showplace. Employees, agents of ours, Showplace or any other Showplace location (whether or not participating in the Promotion itself) or any affiliate, subsidiary, promotional partner or advertising agency, members of their immediate families or persons living in the same household are not eligible to enter or win.
  3. To Play. You must visit a participating store and have a Showplace associate scan the barcode on the Mailer. If you did not automatically receive a Mailer in the mail, you may request one by sending a 3” x 5” card with the words “WIN A SHOWPLACE PRIZE ENTRY” together with your name, address, phone number, and/or email address where we may send you the Mailer to the Sponsor address listed below. One request per outer envelope and per 3” x 5” card.Requests for Mailers must be postmarked by September 27, 2014 and received by September 30, 2014. Not responsible for lost, late, stolen or misdirected Mailer requests or returned responses. Any Mailer that is defaced, mutilated, forged, counterfeit, illegible, altered, tampered with, mechanically reproduced, un-readable by the barcode scanner or that is not legitimately obtained is void.LIMIT: One Mailer/scan per person and per address. Mailers become property of Showplace once scanned.
  4. Prizes. Grand Prize: $25,000. All taxes and costs associated with winning, receiving, accepting or using any prize are solely your responsibility. Grand Prize winner will receive a 1099 IRS Tax form for the value of the Grand Prize. Grand Prize must be picked up by winner at Sponsor’s location within 30 days of winning or prize will be forfeit. Potential Grand Prize winner will be required to complete a W-9 form and affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (collectively, the “Releases”) and present a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and social security card before being confirmed as the Grand Prize winner. Winner is responsible for title, license, registration, dealer preparation costs, automobile insurance and all other fees and costs associated with the prize not expressly stated herein. At time of award of the Grand Prize, the winner will assume full ownership and responsibility for the prize and may be required to sign various documents involving the prize. PRIZE IS AWARDED “AS IS” WITH ABSOLUTELY NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, FROM SPONSOR. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SPONSOR DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND ANY PRIZE. A grand prize winner is not guaranteed. All scanned barcode mailer entries will be eligible to win the $2500 Showplace Shopping Spree or one of fifteen $100 Cash Prizes. The $2500 Showplace Shopping Spree is not redeemable for cash. On September 30th 2014 a random drawing will choose one $2500 Showplace Shopping Spree winner from all scanned entries. One winner will be chosen from all valid entries to receive the $2500 Showplace Shopping Spree. On September 30th 2014 a random drawing will choose one $100 Cash Prize winner from each Showplace location from all scanned valid entries. One winner will be chosen per store to receive a $100 Cash Prize. If the Grand Prize winning Mailer is not scanned during the Entry Period, or the potential Grand Prize is forfeited for any reason, the Grand Prize will not be awarded.
  5. Publicity. Except where prohibited or restricted by law, Grand Prize winner agrees to have their name, voice, or likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to the Promotion without additional financial or other compensation. Failure or refusal to execute the Releases will result in the potential Grand Prize winner forfeiting the Grand Prize.
  6. General. We may disqualify you if you fail to comply with these Official Rules or if we believe you have or are tampering, interfering with or disrupting any entries or the operation of the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, suspend, modify or extend the Promotion (or any part thereof) for any reason, including, without limitation, fraud or misconduct, technical problems, human error or causes beyond the control of Sponsor that interfere with the administration, integrity, security or proper operation of the Promotion, as determined by Sponsor in their sole discretion. In case of early termination, no further Mailers will be scanned. If we delay or fail to enforce our rights that doesn’t mean we waive them. By entering you are agreeing to release and hold us, Showplace Inc and our and its employees and agents, harmless from all claims, losses and damages resulting from your entry in the Promotion and your acceptance, possession and use of any prize. The interpretation of these Official Rules and all disputes and causes of action arising out of this Promotion, other than determinations of the Sponsor under these Official Rules, shall be subject to the laws and the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in which Sponsor’s principal office is located. All claims, judgments and awards to you, if any, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred by you as necessary to participate in this Promotion, but not attorneys’ fees or costs or any incidental or consequential damages.
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