100 HOURS UNPLUGGED – 2018 CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER
OARS Companies, Inc.
2863 Highway 49, Angels Camp, CA 95222
100 Hours Unplugged Description & Components: 100 Hours Unplugged is a challenge designed to inspire people to disconnect from their devices for at least 100 hours in 2018 between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Participants can pledge their commitment online at: www.oars.com/100hoursunplugged.
The challenge also has a sweepstakes component. One participant who (1) makes the commitment to spend 100 hours unplugged and outdoors by filling out and submitting the online form at www.oars.com/100hoursunplugged and (2) documents their participation (as defined in “How to Enter”) during the official “Contest Period” (defined below) will automatically be entered to win a 4-day Cataract Canyon rafting trip for two.
Following are the official rules for the sweepstakes (“Contest”) component of the 100 Hours Unplugged challenge.
Contest Eligibility: Entrants must be legal residents of the United States to enter the 100 Hours Unplugged Contest. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entering. Employees of OARS (the “Sponsors”), their affiliated companies, subsidiaries, retailers, suppliers, vendors, sales representatives, distributors, advertising agencies, promotional suppliers, and their parent companies, agents, officers, directors, and the members of the immediate families and/or persons living in the same household as such individuals, of each of the foregoing, are not eligible to enter the Contest.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Contest Period: This Contest begins on May 25, 2018 at 12:00:01 AM PST and ends on September 3, 2018 at 11:59:59 PM PST. OARS will randomly select one winner on September 4, 2018. Sponsor’s computer, or its third party service provider’s computer, is the official timekeeping device for the Contest.
HOW TO ENTER:
To enter the Contest, entrants must:
(1) Complete the online form at www.oars.com/100hoursunplugged in full;
(2) Spend at least 100 hours offline and outside between Memorial & Labor Day (tracking is done by each individual entrant and is based on the honor system); and
(3) Document their adventures as follows:
Post a photo to Instagram using the hashtag #100HoursUnplugged + tag @100HoursUnplugged. If entrants are not already on Instagram, they can sign up for a free Instagram account at www.instagram.com. Alternatively, if individuals prefer not to use Instagram, they can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with their first name, last name, a photo and/or a brief written description about how they went #100HoursUnplugged. Either option will prove completion of the challenge and make entrants eligible for the Contest.
Limit of one entry per person.
Failure to complete the form or proving completion of the challenge as outlined above will result in disqualification from the Contest.
Sponsor will randomly select one winner from all eligible entries to receive a 4-day Cataract Canyon rafting trip for two.
The trip includes: Skilled professional guide experience; all meals and gear as outlined in the itinerary; a 12-ounce insulated Klean Kanteen with Café Lid; round-trip transport to the river from Moab, Utah, including a one-way scenic flight over Canyonlands National Park from the take out at Hite Marina.
Winner and guest must meet all essential eligibility requirements for river trips as outlined here. OARS reserves the right to substitute a trip of equal or greater value for any reason.
Advance reservations required and winner must contact OARS by email at email@example.com or by phone at 1-800-346-6277 to book. Only valid on confirmed departures that have 4 or more full-paying guests during the 2018 or 2019 season. A refundable deposit is required at the time of booking to secure space. All departures subject to availability. Winner and their guest will be required to sign a standard liability release before their trip, acknowledging awareness and acceptance of risk. Standard OARS booking conditions apply.
Winner and their guest are solely responsible for travel to and from Moab, UT, ground transportation, taxes, transfers, spending money, tips, meals and any and all other charges not specifically mentioned as part of a prize. All incremental costs in using or claiming the prize not outlined in the prize description are the sole responsibility of the winner and their guest, including but not limited to: pre- and post-trip hotel stays, medical and travel related insurance, transportation, fuel, gasoline surcharges, beverages, food, gratuities, merchandise and all personal expenses of any kind or nature.
Winner and their guest are solely responsible for obtaining their own travel documents after redeeming a prize. The Sponsors are not responsible in the event the winner or guest is refused entry to destination or re-entry for whatever reason and any unused portion of a prize will be forfeited. Winner and their guest must travel together on the same itinerary.
Drawing and Notification: OARS will select one winner from all eligible entries. The winner will be selected based on a random draw performed in the OARS office.
The result of the Contest, and the decision of the Sponsors, is final and binding in all respects. The winner will be notified by email within five (5) business days after the contest draw. If a potential winner cannot be reached or does not respond within ten (10) days from receipt of the prize notification, or if he/she is found to be ineligible, or if he/she cannot or does not otherwise comply with these Official Rules, an alternate winner will be selected.
General Conditions: All Federal, state and local laws and regulations are applicable. All taxes (including, but not limited to, income taxes), and any and all service charges or fees applicable to the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. The prize winner may be required to execute (and have notarized) an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and a Publicity Release (“Affidavit/Release”) which must be returned to and received by OARS or its third party service provider within ten (10) days from winner’s receipt of the Affidavit/Release. The winner may also be required to complete a Form 1099 before receiving their prize(s). The prize winner may also be required to produce appropriate proof of age. Any failure to comply with the foregoing will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be chosen. Return of the prize, the prize notification, or the Affidavit/Release as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected. The winner’s entry into the Contest and/or acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Sponsors and their affiliates to use the winner’s name and/or likeness for advertising and trade purposes without further compensation, worldwide and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known and hereafter devised, including without limitation in Sponsors’ newsletters, on Sponsors’ websites or social media channels. All entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Contest and any person who does not comply with these Official Rules, will be ineligible for the prize and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
THE CALIFORNIA COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE CONTEST AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA SHALL GOVERN THE CONTEST. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THOSE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS.
If, for reasons beyond Sponsors’ control, the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, such as tampering or bugs or infection by computer virus, Sponsors at their sole discretion, reserve the right to suspend, cancel or modify the Contest, without liability. Sponsors are not responsible for their own, their third party service provider’s, or any entrant’s computer system, hardware, software or program malfunction or other errors, failures, delayed computer or email transmissions or network connections that are either human or technical in nature.
This Contest is void where prohibited, restricted or taxed by law.
Disclaimers: All Contest entrants agree that Sponsors, their affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, sales representatives, distributors, advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively “Sponsor Affiliates”), shall not be liable for losses or injuries of any kind resulting from acceptance or use, including misuse, of the prize, or any entrant’s participation in the Contest, or any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, transmission line, computer system or network, computer equipment, hardware, software, or any combination thereof, or any entries that are late (including delayed data transmissions), tampered with, garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, mutilated, delayed, corrupted, mechanically duplicated, illegible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules.
Entrants also agree that Sponsor Affiliates are not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant’s or third person’s computer related to or resulting from the Contest or its prizes. Sponsor Affiliates are not liable for damage to a user’s computer system in any way due to an entrant’s participation in the Contest or downloading any information in connection with the Contest, including without limitation any server failure, lost, delayed or corrupted data or other malfunction. Sponsors reserve the right to modify or cancel the Contest in the event that it becomes technically corrupted.
Rules/Winner List: For an additional copy of these Official Rules or the name of the winner, send a stamped, self-address envelope, specifying your request to: OARS, 100 Hours Unplugged Contest, PO Box 67, Angels Camp, CA 95222. The winner’s name will be available after September 4, 2018.