Madvapes Maxx Official Contest Rules
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Madvapes Maxx Contest (the "Contest") is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Madvapes and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
The Contest is sponsored by Madvapes Holdings, LLC, located at 138 Cedar Pointe Drive, Mooresville, North Carolina 28117.
3. Agreement to Official Rules
Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these Official Rules. This is a skill-based contest and chance plays no part in the determination of winners.
4. Contest Period
The Contest begins on February 24, 2016 at 12:00:00 p.m. US Eastern Time and ends on March 15, 2016 at 11:59:00 p.m. US Eastern Time ("ET") (the "Contest Period"). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified. Submissions will be accepted for the duration of the Contest using any of the following methods: On-Site
5. How to Enter
On-Site: This method of entry will be available at participating Madvapes Retail Locations.
Each entry consists of a single submission of a combination of Madvapes Maxx e-liquid flavors to create a new Madvapes Maxx flavor profile (“New Flavor”). Entries must be submitted at participating Madvapes Retail Locations. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
6. Prize Drawing
The Contest will consist of three judging rounds. Each Madvapes Retail Location will judge entries separately from all other Madvapes Retail Locations until the Final Round.
First Round: Entries will be judged separately based on taste by employees at each Madvapes Retail Location. Entries with the highest combined scores will compete in the Second Round. Second Round: Entries will be judged separately based on taste by Madvapes Customers at each Madvapes Retail Location. The entry with the highest combined score at each Madvapes Retail Location will compete in the Final Round. Final Round: Each Madvapes Retail Location will submit the winning entry to Madvapes Headquarters. Each entry will be judged separately based on taste by Madvapes personnel. On or about March 18, 2016, a potential Grand Prize, Second Prize and Third Prize winner will be selected.
7. Winner Notification
The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or phone. Each potential Grand Prize, Second Prize and Third Prize winner will be required to complete, sign and submit a Declaration of Compliance in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, or fails to submit the Declaration of Compliance within the required time period (if applicable), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign the Declaration of Compliance on the potential winners behalf and fulfill any other requirements imposed on winner set forth herein. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. All prize winners shall be responsible and liable for all federal, state and local taxes on the value of their prize. If required by Sponsor, the winner must complete and return to Sponsor an IRS Form W-9 that reflects winner's Social Security Number or Taxpayer Identification Number. The winner will receive from Sponsor an IRS form 1099-MISC at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will also be filed with the Internal Revenue Service.
In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible entries in the Final Round. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 6-8 weeks after the conclusion of the Contest.
Grand Prize (1)-$1000.00
2nd Prize (1)-$500.00
3rd Prize (1)-$250.00
9. General Conditions
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) terminate the Contest and, in the event of termination, award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorney's fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
10. Intellectual Property Rights
By submitting an entry in the Contest, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor will own all intellectual and industrial property rights (including moral rights in and to the entries submitted). Each entrant hereby irrevocably grants, transfers, sells, assigns and conveys to Sponsor and its successors and assigns, all present and future right, title and interest of every kind and nature whatsoever in and to the entry for exploitation throughout the world, in perpetuity, by means of any and all media and devices whether now known or later devised. Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate or alter the entry for any purpose which Sponsor deems necessary or desirable. Each entrant hereby acknowledges he/she does not reserve any rights in or to his/her entry.
11. Release and Limitations of Liability
By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the Released Parties) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors associated with the Contest, including lost, interrupted or unavailable Internet Service Provider (ISP), network, server, wireless service provider, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cellular tower or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) mechanical, network, electronic, computer, human, printing or typographical errors; (d) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the announcement of the winner, the cancellation or postponement of the event and/or the flyover, if applicable, or in any Contest-related materials; or (e) injury, death, losses or damages of any kind, to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrants participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt or misuse of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto). Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorney's fees. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in North Carolina. 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 Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of North Carolina, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than North Carolina.
By entering the Contest, Entrants agree to participate in any media or promotional activity resulting from the Contest as reasonably requested by Sponsor at Sponsor's expense and agree and consent to use of their name and/or likeness by Sponsor.
14. Not an Offer or Contract of Employment
Under no circumstances shall the submission of an Entry into the Contest, the awarding of a prize, or anything in these Rules be construed as an offer or contract of employment with Sponsor, its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates or any company associated with the Contest. Entrants acknowledge that they submitted their entry voluntarily and not in confidence or in trust. Entrants acknowledge that no confidential, fiduciary, agency or other relationship or implied-in-fact contract now exists between Entrant and Sponsor, its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates or any company associated with the Contest and that no such relationship is established by Entrant's submission under these Rules.
15. Winner’s List
You may request a list of winners after March 30th, 2016 by sending a self addressed stamped envelope to:
Madvapes Maxx Contest
138 Cedar Pointe Drive
Mooresville, NC 28117