TRCP Spring 2021 Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR DONATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE OR DONATION WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THE TRCP 2021 SPRING SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”) BEGINS AT 12:00 AM EASTERN TIME (“ET”) ON 4/1/21 and ENDS AT 11:59 PM ET ON 5/15/21 (“ENTRY PERIOD”).

ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, age 18 years or older at time of entry (referred to hereafter as “you” and/or “Entrant”). Subject to all applicable federal and state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. Employees and their immediate families (parents, children, spouse, siblings) of the TRCP ("the Sponsor"), its affiliates, subsidiaries, sales representatives and/or distributors, and all other companies involved with the development or execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively referred to “Released Parties’) and their immediate families, advertising and promotion agencies and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Entry Period, visit the URL indicated on the offer and follow all entry instructions to make a donation and enter the sweepstakes. You are automatically entered in the Sweepstakes random drawing based on donation received according to the information posted at: https://support.trcp.org/2021SpringSweeps. Or, to enter the Sweepstakes without making a donation, hand print your name, complete address, phone number and email on a postcard and mail postcard to: TRCP 2021 Spring Sweepstakes Postcard Entry, 529 14th Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20045. Postcard entries must be mailed separately and must be postmarked by 5/15/21 and receive by 5/22/21. Each postcard entry will grant 10 entries in the Sweepstakes random drawing.

LIMIT: REGARDLESS OF DONATION STATUS, THERE IS A MAXIMUM LIMIT OF 500 ENTRIES PER PERSON/EMAIL ADDRESS FOR THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD.

All online entry notices posted at website apply, including but not limited to the TRCP Privacy Policy, available at https://www.trcp.org/privacy-policy/. Entries are deemed to be made by authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, illegible, postage due and/or misdirected entries. No mechanical reproductions of entries accepted. All entries become Sponsor’s property and will not be returned or acknowledged.

PRIZES AND THEIR VERIFIABLE RETAIL VALUES [“VRV”]: One (1) Grand Prize:. TRCP x MeatEater YETI Cooler & Swag consisting of: one (1) YETI Tundra 45 hard cooler with TRCP logo signed by MeatEater stars Steven Rinella, Janis Putelis, and Ryan Callaghan. Filled with one (1) ABU Garcia Freshwater Rod & Reel (7’ Medium action Abu Garcia Veracity spinning rod, Abu Garcia MGX30 spinning reel); one (1) PENN Saltwater Rod & Reel (Carnage BW 50-100 7’0” Rod, Battle III 8000 Reel); one (1) YETI Rambler 36-oz bottle with chug cap; two (2) free pairs of Costa Sunglasses; one (1) L.L. Bean Emerger Wading Jacket (winner may select size); one (1) Fishpond USA Pro Wading System; one (1) TRCP Swag Bag containing TRCP-branded shirt, hat, laptop bag, and decal; and MeatEater swag containing 2 shirts, koozies, cookbook, stickers, coffee cups (VRV: $2,959.00). One (1) 1st Runner Up Prize: Two (2) free pairs of Costa Sunglasses (VRV: $500.00). One (1) 2nd Runner Up Prize: Peak Design Everyday Backpack (VRV: $260.00). One (1) 3rd Runner Up Prize: YETI Hopper Flip 8 Cooler (VRV: $200.00). One (1) 4th Runner Up Prize: TRCP Swag Bag consisting of: TRCP-branded shirt, hat, laptop bag, decal (VRV: $115.00). Maximum value of all prizes: $4,034.00. Limit: One prize per household. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. SPONSOR: TRCP, 529 15th Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20045. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. No substitution or transfer of any prize is permitted. Prizes may not be redeemed for cash value or exchanged for another prize, except by Sponsor who reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute any prize for another prize of comparable or greater value. Each winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses concerned with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are they 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 any prize except that each prize shall be subject to the manufacturer’s standard warranty, if any.

WINNER SELECTION and NOTIFICATION: A random drawing will be conducted on or about 5/24/21 from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Random drawing conducted by the Sponsor’s agent (“judges”) whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. Potential winners will be announced on 5/25/21 and notified via email, phone call, mail and/or courier within 3 business days after random drawing. In order to receive a prize, at Sponsor’s discretion, each potential winner will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability which must be signed and returned (along with any other documentation the Sponsor reasonably requires for prize fulfillment, such as, but not limited to, providing proof of identity) within 5 days of date printed on notification or the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be determined. Grand Prize Winner will also be required to furnish his/her taxpayer identification number information by completing and submitting a W-9 Form before the awarding of any prize to comply with IRS tax reporting requirements. If a potential winner fails to respond within 5 days, or if notification is returned as undeliverable, that potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate will be determined. Prizes will be awarded within approximately 30 days of each winner’s verification.

GENERAL: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant (i) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the judges, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use each winner’s name, photograph, hometown, likeness, and prize won (all at Sponsor’s discretion) for future advertising, publicity in any and all media now or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, release, or permission. 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 any prize or for any suspension of the Sweepstakes or inability to implement the Sweepstakes or award the prizes as contemplated herein due to any event beyond its control, including delays or interruptions caused by acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, utility outages, acts of terrorism or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or regulator. Sponsor reserves the right to take action to: (i) permanently disqualify from any sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; (ii) suspend the collection of entries if the Sweepstakes becomes unfairly impaired in any way and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to such action. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A. without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES. ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT and WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE. LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE 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 and CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

RELEASE: Entrants on their behalf, and on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (“Releasing Parties”), release, defend and hold harmless Sponsor, any entity involved in the fulfillment of the prizes or the administration of the Sweepstakes, and their respective employees, officers, directors and agents of each (“Released Parties”), from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, debts, dues, sums of money, accounts, reckonings, bonds, bills, specialties, covenants, contracts, controversies, agreements, promises, variances, trespasses, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, extent, executions, claims and demands whatsoever, in law, admiralty or equity, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, against Released Parties which any one or more of the Releasing Parties ever had, now have or hereafter can, shall or may have which in any way arise out of or result from entrant’s participation, acceptance and use or misuse of any prize won, including property damage, personal injury or death. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant expressively waives and relinquishes all rights and benefits afforded by California Civil Code 1542 and does so understanding and acknowledging the significance of this waiver. Section 1542 states as follows: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DID NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN, BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR THE RELEASED PARTIES.”

WINNERS LIST: For a copy of the winners list (available after 6/15/21), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 6/15/21 to: TRCP 2021 Spring Sweepstakes Winners List Request, c/o: Ventura Associates International LLC, 494 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1700, New York, NY 10001.

PRIVACY: By entering, the information entrants provide may be shared with promotional partners identified in this promotion as well as other select business partners to provide entrants with offers that may be of interest. To learn more about the ways Sponsor may use and share your information and about your privacy choices, read the Privacy Policy available at https://www.trcp.org/privacy-policy/.

WARNING: Some of the products offered as prizes in this Sweepstakes can expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS: In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online 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. 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 Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) 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 (ii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes.

LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH 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 AND CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

TRCP stands for Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership.

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