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2019 BTT Edition Ambush Skiff Sweepstakes

Promotion runs from 10/15/19 to 11/30/19

THE 2019 BTT EDITION AMBUSH SKIFF SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. 

ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT. 

SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The 2019 BTT Edition Ambush Skiff Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Saturday, November 30, 2019, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). 

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who are age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (the “Sponsor”) and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) of, and/ or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. 

HOW TO ENTER: Sponsor will make available a maximum of 600 entries in the Sweepstakes. If the 600 entry threshold is reached before 11:59:59 PM ET on November 30 , 2019, no more entries will be accepted and the Sweepstakes will automatically end at that time subject to the integration procedure as explained below. In determining whether the 600 entry threshold has been reached, Sponsor will deem Mail-In Entries to have been made at 9:00:00 AM ET on the postmark date, provided that they are received seven (7) days later (if Saturday, Sunday or a Holiday, on the next business day). Sponsor will accumulate Donation Entries and Mail-In Entries, integrating them to determine whether the 600 entry threshold has been reached. If the integration procedure results in Donation Entries being received in excess of the 600  entry threshold, the corresponding ticket stub is void and the liability of Sponsor is limited to providing any affected individual the right to a full refund of his/her donation to Bonefish & Tarpon Trust in conjunction with the Sweepstakes. If the integration procedure results in Mail-In Entries being received in excess of 600 entry threshold, the corresponding Mail-In Entry is void, with Sponsor having no liability of any kind. In the event the 600 entry threshold is reached prior to November 30 , 2019, Sponsor will announce such end date at: https://www.bonefishtarpontrust.org/blog/ 

Entrants will be notified if his/her entry was determined to be in excess of the 600  entry threshold if the Donation Entry was received or if the Mail-In Entry was postmarked prior to the announcement. One’s receipt of a ticket stub (whether a donation entrant or mail entrant) as well as any statement on the Sweepstakes website or by a representative of Bonefish & Tarpon Trust that a given donation entry was one of the first 600 is SUBJECT TO THE AFOREMENTIONED. 

INTEGRATION PROCEDURE AND IS OF NO LEGAL EFFECT AND IN NO WAY BINDING UPON BONEFISH & TARPON TRUST AND/OR AMBUSH SKIFFS. 

There are two (2) ways to enter. Method #1: Donation Entry. During the Sweepstakes Period, make a donation of at least $25 to Bonefish & Tarpon Trust at https://ambushskiffs.com/product/raffle-tickets/ (an “Online Donation”) or in person at an official Sponsor event from an authorized representative of Sponsor (an “Event Donation”) to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (the “Donation Entry”). If making an Online Donation, provide all required information on the online form to make your donation including all required contact information and submit the form as instructed. Entrants submitting an Online Donation will be mailed a ticket stub associated with his/her entry including a ticket number. If making an Event Donation, make a donation using the payment options available at the event and provide all required information on the Sweepstakes ticket stub. Entrant making an Event Donation will be given the ticket stub with the ticket number matching the ticket number on the stub he/she completed. Donation Entries must be received between Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at 12:00:01 AM ET and Saturday, November 30 , 2019, at 11:59:59 PM ET. 

Method #2: Alternate Method of Entry (“AMOE”). To enter without making a donation, mail a ruled/lined postcard including your name, complete address, email address and phone number along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope (the “Mail-In Entry”) to the following address to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes: The 2019 BTT Edition Ambush Skiff Sweepstakes Entry, 24605 53rd Ave East Myakka City, FL 34251. Each Mail-In Entry must be mailed separately and must be postmarked between Tuesday, October 15, 2019, and Saturday, November 23 , 2019, and received by Saturday, November 30 , 2019. Entrants who send in an eligible Mail-In Entry will be mailed a ticket stub associated with his/her entry including a ticket number in the provided self-addressed, stamped envelope. Photocopied, illegible, or mechanically reproduced entries are not eligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected or postage-due mailed entries. 

Entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://ambushskiffs.com

oduct/raffle-tickets/Donation and Mail-In Entry collectively referred to herein as “Entry” or “Entries”. Limit: Ten (10) Entries per person regardless of whether entrant has more than one email address. All methods of entry have an equal chance of winning. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. 

PRIZE/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS

Grand Prize: There is one (1) Grand Prize available to be won. Grand Prize includes: 

  The ARV of the Grand Prize: $7,524. ARV is as of date of drafting these Official Rules. The difference in value of prize as stated herein and value at time of prize notification/award, if any, will not be awarded. 

Winner must take delivery of Grand Prize from Sponsor in Myakka City, FL, and winner is responsible for all costs and expenses associated with traveling to Myakka City or the coordination and any cost of delivery of Grand Prize from Myakka City. Any upgrades and options not listed as part of the Grand Prize are at the sole expense of the winner. Color, package, factory options, and other prize specifics to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and are subject to availability. Winner will be responsible for any and all costs associated with the collection and use of any component of the Grand Prize, including but not limited to: optional equipment, freight and prep, title, license, insurance, registration fees, applicable taxes and any travel and transportation costs associated with collecting the Grand Prize. All other costs not specifically stated herein are the responsibility of the winner. Winner must retrieve the Grand Prize within 30 days of written notification of availability from Sponsor. Winner must have proof of a valid U.S. driver’s license from his or her State or place of residence in the United States and proof of insurance to take delivery of Grand Prize; noncompliance may result in forfeiture of prize. 

The total ARV of all prizes available to be won: $7,524. 

Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received or 1:600 if the entry threshold is reached. 

RANDOM DRAWING: The winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about Monday, December 9, 2019, from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period by the Sponsor whose decisions are final. Drawing may take place on an earlier date if the 600 entry threshold is reached prior to November 30, 2019. 

WINNER NOTIFICATION & VERIFICATION: Potential Grand Prize winner will be notified via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, an IRS W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, “the Releases”). These Releases will require the Grand Prize winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified. 

If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner’s parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return the Releases on minor’s behalf, as applicable. 

If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing. Only two (2) alternate winners may be determined through this process, after which the prize may remain un-awarded. 

PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prize is not redeemable for cash. Prize is not assignable nor transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility. 

SPONSOR SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DAMAGES OR EXPENSES RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF ACTIVITY RELATED TO THE PRIZE OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF GRAND PRIZE WINNER’S ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF THE PRIZE. 

Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Grand Prize winner will be required to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of preparation of tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. 

Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners acknowledge that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any). Once the prize has been delivered to the winner at an agreed-upon address in Myakka City, the prize is considered awarded. 

GENERAL: Although subsequent attempts to enter may be received, only the first ten complete Entries received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including Entries submitted with an alternate email address, will be disqualified. 

Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, Ambush Skiffs, and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/ misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the 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. 

In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the email address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account.

Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof, to Sponsor’s satisfaction, that such party is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. Entry materials/ data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw a method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction unalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes). If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination. 

LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEBSITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. 

GOVERNING LAW AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of entrants, Sponsor or the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other laws. 

BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (A) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION.

ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (B) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD- PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (C) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (D) ENTRANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. 

DISPUTES: The parties hereto each agree to finally settle all disputes only through arbitration; provided, however, the Released Parties shall be entitled to seek injunctive or equitable relief in the state and federal courts in Miami-Dade County, FL, and any other court with jurisdiction over the parties. In arbitration, there is no judge or jury and review is limited. The arbitrator’s decision and award is final and binding, with limited exceptions, and judgment on the award may be entered in any court with jurisdiction. The parties agree that, except as set forth above, any claim, suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved solely by binding arbitration before a sole arbitrator under the streamlined Arbitration Rules Procedures of JAMS Inc. (“JAMS”) or any successor to JAMS. In the event JAMS is unwilling or unable to set a hearing date within fourteen (14) days of the filing of a “Demand for Arbitration”, then either party can elect to have the arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) or any other mutually agreeable arbitration administration service. If an in-person hearing is required, then it will take place in Miami-Dade, FL. The federal or state law that applies to these Official Rules will also apply during the arbitration. Disputes will be arbitrated only on an individual basis and will not be consolidated with any other proceedings that involve any claims or controversy of another party, including any class actions; provided, however, if for any reason any court or arbitrator holds that this restriction is unconscionable or unenforceable, then the agreement to arbitrate doesn’t apply and the dispute must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Miami-Dade, FL. Sponsor agrees to pay the administrative and arbitrator’s fees in order to conduct the arbitration (but specifically excluding any travel or other costs of entrant to attend the arbitration hearing). Either party may, notwithstanding this provision, bring qualifying claims in small claims court. 

PRIVACY: Personal information collected from entrants are subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at: www.btt.org.

OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see https://www.bonefishtarpontrust.org/blog/ or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 9,, 2019, to: The BTT Edition Ambush Skiff Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, 2937 SW 27th Avenue #203, Miami, FL 33133

WINNER CONFIRMATION REQUEST: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after December 9, 2019), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than December 16, 2019) to: The BTT Edition Ambush Skiff Sweepstakes Official Winner Confirmation Request, 2937 SW 27th Avenue #203, Miami, FL 33133

SPONSOR: Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, 2937 SW 27th Avenue #203, Miami, FL 33133 

Void outside the U.S., in Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and wherever else prohibited by law.