BERKLEY® FISHING FOR FREE SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THE CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES AND HAVE INTERNET ACCESS AS OF 2/21/05 TO ENTER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. TWO (2) WAYS TO ENTER: (1) To enter the Berkley® Fishing for Free Sweepstakes, beginning at 12:01:01am EST on 2/21/05, log on to www.berkleygulpvip.com/event, complete an Official Entry Form and register to be a Berkley® Gulp!® VIP Member. OR (2) Go to Fred Hall's Fishing Tackle and Boat Show in Long Beach, CA, between 3/2/05-3/6/05, complete an Official Entry Form and deposit it in the designated entry box located at the show before the end of the show on 3/6/05. All entries must include your name, street address, city, state, zip code, daytime telephone number with area code and date of birth. Online entries must be received by 11:59:59pm ET on 5/31/05. Proof of entry submission does not equate to proof of receipt. Limit one entry per person, per e-mail address. If multiple entries are received, only the first entry will be entered into the Sweepstakes and all other entries will be disregarded. In case of a dispute over online winner's identity, entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the e-mail address owner (who must meet eligibility requirements). Sponsor not responsible for lost, stolen, misdirected, torn, altered, or illegible entries, entry submissions received after deadline, incomplete information, incomplete transmission defaults, computer server failure and/or delayed, garbled or corrupted data. No mass entries or mechanical duplication of entries will be accepted. All entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Any attempts by an individual to access the site via a bot script or other brute-force attack will result in that e-mail address becoming ineligible. Sponsor reserves the right to suspend or terminate this Sweepstakes without notice if, in Sponsor's sole discretion, the Sweepstakes becomes infected or otherwise corrupted. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges which shall be final, binding and conclusive on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes starts at 12:01:01 am ET on 2/21/05 and ends at 11:59:59 pm ET on 5/31/05.
2. PRIZES/ODDS: GRAND PRIZE (1): One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive $1000 selection of Berkley® Fishing Gear (specific gear to be chosen by Sponsor) and $100 cash toward a fishing license for one season. (ARV: $1,100.) FIRST PRIZES (10): Ten (10) First Prize winners will receive a selection of Berkley® Fishing Gear (specific gear to be chosen by Sponsor) (ARV: $100 each). Total ARV of all prizes: $2,100 . Any costs/expenses not expressly stated herein are the sole responsibility of the winners. No substitutions permitted except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor makes no warranty with respect to the prizes. The cash equivalent of any portion of the prize is not permitted, except at Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor will report value of prizes as required by law. All taxes are sole responsibility of winner. Only one prize awarded per person, household or address. Actual odds of winning depend on the number of valid entries received. All prizes will be awarded if the number of eligible entries is equal to or greater than the number of prizes available.
3. DRAWING: Winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about 6/15/05 from all valid entries received. Winners will be contacted by telephone or mail on or about 6/16/05. If, after two (2) attempts, contact has not been made, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner randomly selected. Fulfillment agent must reach potential winner; messages will not be left. Prizes will be delivered approximately 6-8 weeks of verification of eligibility.
4. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the Continental U.S. who are 18 years of age or older. Employees of Pure Fishing, Inc. and its agencies, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, vendors, wholesalers or retailers, or members of their immediate families or households are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes void where prohibited by law. Federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Prizewinners may be required to complete and return Affidavits of Eligibility/Publicity Releases. Affidavits of Eligibility/Publicity Releases must be returned within ten (10) days of notification or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be randomly selected.
5. RELEASE OF LIABILITY & PUBLICITY: Prizewinners consent to the use of his/her names, photographs or likenesses for publicity or advertising purposes without further compensation, where permitted by law. All entrants release Pure Fishing, Inc. and each of its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees and all others associated with the development and execution of this Sweepstakes from any and all liability with respect to, or in any way arising from, this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of the prize, including liability for personal injury, damages, death or monetary loss.
6. WINNERS LIST: For a copy of the winners list, log on to www.berkleygulpvip.com after 6/15/05.
7. SPONSOR: Pure Fishing, Inc.
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