Backcountry Summer Solstice Contest
Contest Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN IN THE BACKCOUNTRY SUMMER SOLSTICE CONTEST (“Contest”). A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. CONTEST BEGINS JUNE 21, 2019 AT 12:00AM MOUNTAIN AND ENDS JUNE 21 AT 11:59PM MOUNTAIN (“Contest Deadline”).
1. HOW TO ENTER: All entries must be submitted no later than Contest Deadline via an Instagram Story (Stories) or Instagram post(s). On your Instagram account, share photo(s) or video(s) of your Summer Solstice adventure(s), tag @backcountry, use hashtag #FindYourBackcountry, and indicate which category or categories you are entering in. Your Instagram account must be public. Category Names: 1. “Mile Markers” (Longest distance traveled) 2. “Elevation Enthusiast” (Highest total elevation gain) 3. “Adventure-athalon” (Most different activities in 24 hours) 4. “Adventure Pal” (Getting outside with a friend/group) 5. “9-5er” (Activities completed at dusk or dawn) 6. “Outdoor Overachiever” (Grand-prize; Most above categories covered) No illegible, incomplete, forged or altered or mechanically reproduced, facsimile or photocopied entries will be accepted. Not responsible for lost, late, damaged, or misdirected entries, all of which are void. All entries become the exclusive property of Backcountry.com LLC (“Sponsor”) and will not be returned.
2. SELECTION OF WINNERS: Winners will be determined from all eligible entries received by the Contest Deadline by representatives of Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Contest. Winners will be determined based on review by representatives of Backcountry and their verification of the authenticity and accuracy of the Entry. In the event of a tie, the tie will be broken in accordance with procedures established by Sponsor. Each winner will be notified via the Instagram account provided on his/her Entry.
3. PRIZES: There will be six prizes awarded. Five category winners (“Mile Markers,” “Elevation Enthusiast,” “Adventure-athalon,” “Adventure Pal,” “9-5er”) will receive a $250 Backcountry Gift Certificate. The Grand-prize category winner (“Outdoor Overachiever”) will receive a $500 Backcountry Gift Certificate.
TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES: $1,750; ARV for each prize: $250 (5 awarded) and $500 (1 awarded). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received by the Contest Deadline. All prizes will be awarded (assuming sufficient number of eligible entries.) Limit: one prize per person, family or household. Sponsor reserves right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value. No other substitution or transfer of prizes 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.
4. ELIGIBILITY: Except residents of Florida, New York, and Rhode Island, Contest open to legal residents of the United States and District of Columbia, age 18 or older, except employees (and their immediate families and members of the same household) of Sponsor and its affiliates, agents, judges and advertising and promotion agencies.
5. VERIFICATION OF WINNERS AND DELIVERY OF PRIZES: 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 use of name, address, likeness, and/or prize information for promotional purposes in any medium without additional compensation to the extent permitted by law.
6. GENERAL: This Contest 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 Contest will be governed by the internal laws of the State of Utah. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Contest 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 Contest if any cause outside of Sponsor’s control corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest. In the event of any such cancellation, termination or suspension, a notice will be posted on a BACKCOUNTRY SUMMER SOLSTICE 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 Contest entry) from this Contest 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 Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in promotional materials. By participating in this Contest, 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 Contest. 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 CONTEST 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.
7. WINNERS LIST:To obtain list of winners, send an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org and type “BACKCOUNTRY SUMMER SOLSTICE CONTEST 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 ONE DAY AFTER LAST DAY OF CONTEST.
8. SPONSOR: Backcountry.com LLC, 1678 West Redstone Center, Suite 210, Park City, UT 84098.
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