1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY: A purchase will not increase your chances to win. The Short & Paulk Make your deck a destination - Gas Grill Giveaway begins on 4-24-17 and ends on 5-31-17 at 11:59:59 PM ET (The "Sweepstakes Period"). Void outside the 35 Georgia Counties listed below in section 2. Odds of winning depends on the number of eligible entries.
2. ELIGIBILITY: To enter the Sweepstakes, you must, at the time of entry,
(i) be a legal resident residing in one of the following 35 Georgia Counties: : Atkinson, Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Calhoun, Clay, Coffee, Colquitt, Cook, Crisp, Decatur, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Irwin, Lanier, Lee, Lowndes, Miller, Mitchell, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Turner, Webster, Wilcox, & Worth;
(ii) be 18 years of age or older; and
(iii) be physically located in the state of Georgia and show proof of residence at an address within one of the 35 Georgia counties listed above.
(iv) The Sweepstakes and any websites, WebPages, and advertisements relating thereto are intended for viewing only within the designated area. Entries received from persons residing outside of the eligible geographic areas, or where restricted or prohibited by law will be disqualified. Employees, officers, and directors of Short & Paulk Supply Company, their advertising and promotion agencies, and their respective parent companies, affiliates, franchisees, subsidiaries, and agencies (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”), and their immediate families (parents, siblings, children, and spouses of each, regardless of where they live) and members of the households (whether related or not) of such employees, officers, and directors, are ineligible to participate in this Sweepstakes.
3. How to enter for the grand prize and additional prizes:
Entries may be made for the grand prize (i) online at www.shortpaulk.com (ii) or by filling out an entry form in any of five Short & Paulk physical locations. Entries for the additional prizes must be made in person at any of the five Short & Paulk physical locations.
(i) Website Entry: During the Sweepstakes period, visit www.shortpaulk.com. At the website you will be required to provide your first & last name, email address, phone number, (1)entry per email address per month online. Each month, if more than one (1) entry is made per email address, all entries but the first one will be deleted and voided. Participants are solely responsible for internet connectivity, hardware and/or software required to submit an entry online. By registering online for the Short & Paulk Gas GFrill Giveaway, entrant is automatically signing up for Short & Paulk’s email newsletter and email specials. Entrant will receive no more than four emails per month and can unsubscribe from our email services at any time.
Registering in a Short & Paulk Location: Entrant may fill out an entry form each time they visit one of Short & Paulk's locations during normal business hours. No purchase is necessary and making a purchase will not increase chances of winning. Completing an entry form at one of the five Short & Paulk locations will enter you in the "Make your deck a destination gas grill Sweepstakes to be eligible to win the grand prize. Entries must be submitted in accordance with the Official Rules set forth herein; no other method of entry into this sweepstakes will be permitted. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Entries must be made by an individual only. Group entries are prohibited. By participating in this sweepstakes, you fully and unconditionally agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor (Short & Paulk Supply Co, Inc), which shall be final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
Prizes may not be transferred or assigned. Winner may not request prize substitution or cash redemption. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if any advertised prize becomes unavailable.
Prize(s) may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if prize cannot be awarded as described. Prize is awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor disclaims all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third party product or services accepted by the winner(s). The awarding of any: prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants agree to be bound by Official Rules and agree that if winner fails to provide proof of identity, refuses to provide required documentation, is found to have violated the Official Rules or otherwise does not meet eligibility criteria, prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner in a random drawing from eligible entries. 'Entrants understand that Sponsor is not liable for injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from participation in this promotion and acceptance, possession and use of prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. Decisions of Sponsor are final and binding in all respects. By participating and winning a prize, winner releases all sponsors, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and agents, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability with respect to the prize won and participation in the sweepstakes. Subject to all US Federal, Georgia state and local laws and regulations.
5. Publicity Release:
By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant acknowledges that his/her entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes that entrant’s consent to use, publish, reproduce and for all purposes, including publicity, promotion and advertising, in any media (including without limitation, the Internet, television, social media or offline promotions), each winner’s name, voice, likeness, photograph, opinions, and/or hometown and state, and any portion thereof, each extending throughout the universe and in perpetuity without further compensation, credit or right of review or approval, except where prohibited by law.
Sponsor disclaims all liability for the inability of a participant to complete entry due to: lack of internet service, equipment malfunction, inadvertent disconnections, acts and circumstances beyond Sponsor’s control, or otherwise, if applicable to this particular Sweepstakes. Sponsor disclaims all liability for any delays, misdelivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method. Sponsor is not responsible for mechanical, technical, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions, or failures of any kind, including but not limited to failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed transmission of entries, traffic congestion, viruses, sabotage, satellite failures, electrical outages on telephone lines, on the Internet, at any website, or application or lost or unavailable network connections or natural disasters or acts of God or man, which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, and any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes.
7. Indemnification/Hold Harmless:
By participating, entrants agree: (a) to the Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects; (b) to release, discharge, and hold harmless Short & Paulk, and their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from all liability, injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including but not limited to death, invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright, or other intellectual property rights, or property damage resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize, (including any travel or activity related thereto), or from participation in and/or entry into or creation of an entry for the Sweepstakes and/or the broadcast or exploitation or use of entry or any other Sweepstakes-related activity; and (c) that the Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guaranty, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to any prize. In consideration for his or her participation in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to hold harmless and indemnify the Released Parties from any and all claims, demands and/or causes of action of any nature or kind whatsoever, whether presently known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, that arise out of the entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes, including attorneys’ fees.
8. Limitation of Liability:
The Released Parties are not responsible or liable for (i) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information or other errors in the printing, offering or administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize(s), (i) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission at any website, or wireless calling service, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other conditions, (iii) failure of any entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems cell or data service problems, human error, or wireless calling service, (iv) communication line, hardware and/or software failures, malfunction of phones (including wireless phones/handsets), phone lines, other communications malfunctions, unavailable network connections, cellular equipment towers, telephone systems or wireless service, (v) damage to any computer (software or hardware) resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes, or damage to mobile phone or other PDA device, (vi) theft or destruction of, tampering with, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries and/or entry information, or (vii) entries which are late, lost, stolen, damaged, illegible, and/or unintelligible (or any combination thereof), or (viii) any change of email address, mailing address, telephone number and/or any other contact information provided by entrant. Any expenses incurred by the entrant during the application process, including but not limited to, are the sole responsibility of each entrant and the Sponsor will not issue reimbursement for any expenses.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, ATTORNEYS’ FEES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES.
9. Other Conditions:
If for any reason this sweepstakes cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, and any other causes beyond the control of the sponsor that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the sweepstakes, or if this Sweepstakes is compromised or becomes corrupted in any way, electronically, or otherwise, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or modify this Sweepstakes. If this Sweepstakes is terminated before the original end date or modified, the Sponsor will select the prize winners from among all valid, non-suspect entries received as or the time/date of termination of the Sweepstakes and/or after such time/date (if Applicable) or otherwise select the winners in a fair manner as determined in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify and prosecute any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with the entry process or any aspect of this Sweepstakes.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON, GROUP, OR ORGANIZATION TO DELIBERATELY CORRUPT OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL OR CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY, PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON, GROUP OR ORGANIZATION TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
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 the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, construed in accordance with, and subject to the laws of Georgia without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Georgia or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Georgia.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
10. Winner’s List:
To receive name and city of residence of prize winners, mail a stamped, self-addressed envelope accompanied with a signed, hand-printed request to “Short & Paulk Winners List”, PO Box 148 Tifton, GA 31793. All requests must be received by December 31, 2016.
Short and Paulk Supply Company, 910 South Main Street, Tifton, GA 31794 Phone 229-382-2314