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No purchase is necessary to enter or win in the Backcountry First Day of Summer Sweepstakes. A purchase won’t increase your chances of winning. The Sweepstakes begins on June 21 at 12:00am MST. All entries must be received by 11:59pm MST on June 21.


Contestants may enter via social media comments or by sending an email to Backcountry.
1. Via social media:
On your Instagram, Facebook or Twitter account, comment on the post announcing the Sweepstakes and let us know how you’re celebrating the longest day of the year. NOTE: Postings must be visible to the public for the duration of the Sweepstakes, so in order to enter, your Instagram or Twitter account must be set to ‘public.’
2. Via email:
Send Backcountry an email to contest@backcountry.com via a valid email address, with the subject line, “Backcountry First Day of Summer Sweepstakes,” and include in the email details about your plans to celebrate the longest day of the year.

Incomplete entries, or entries from private social media accounts or invalid email addresses, will not be eligible. Backcountry is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, or misdirected entries, all of which are void. All entries, including content and photos, become the exclusive property of Backcountry.com LLC and will not be returned.


Winners will be determined from all eligible entries received by the sweepstakes deadline in a random drawing on the sweepstakes deadline. The drawing will be conducted by representatives of Backcountry whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.


There will be ten prizes awarded. The ten winners will receive one pair of Vasque hiking shoes or boots. Each winner will be able to select one pair of Vasque footwear from our selection on Backcountry.com. The total retail value of the prize is $54.95-$219.95 excluding taxes. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received by the entry deadline. Backcountry reserves right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. No other substitution or transfer of prizes is permitted. Sponsor is responsible only for prize delivery. Sponsor is not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise. Taxes and fees, if any, are the sole responsibility of winners.


The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States age 18 or older. Employees of Backcountry and its affiliates, agents, judges and advertising and promotion agencies (including their immediate families and members of the same household) are not eligible.


Winners may be required to sign a declaration of eligibility and liability release and, where permitted, a publicity release. Prizes may be awarded to alternate winners if declarations/releases are not completed at the time that prizes are awarded. Winners agree to Backcountry’s use of their name, address, likeness, and/or prize information for promotional purposes in any medium without additional compensation to the extent permitted by law.


This Sweepstakes is void outside the United States and where prohibited or restricted by law and subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. This Sweepstakes will be governed by the internal laws of the State of Utah. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Sweepstakes must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within the United States of America. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes if any cause outside of Sponsor’s control corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In the event of any such cancellation, termination or suspension, a notice will be posted on a Backcountry First Day of Summer Sweepstakes website and a random drawing will be held from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to such time. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant (and his/her Sweepstakes entry) from this Sweepstakes or any other promotion conducted now or in the future by Sponsor or any of its affiliates if he/she tampers with the entry process or if his/her fraud or misconduct affects the integrity of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in promotional materials. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of the judges and warrants that he/she is eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to release Sponsor and its directors, employees, officers and agents, including without limitation, its advertising and promotion agencies, from any and all liability, loss or damages arising from or in connection with the awarding, receipt and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any prize-related activity. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.



To obtain list of winners, send an email to contest@backcountry.com with “Backcountry First Day of Summer Sweepstakes Winners” in the subject line. Winners list will be sent after selection and verification of winners. Any requests for the list of winners must be received by Backcountry by July 1, 2017.


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