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OFFICIAL RULES

VFW EARLY MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL INCENTIVE

These Rules apply to the “VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive.”  The VFW is the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, a 501(c)(19) corporation. The VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive is open to all VFW members in good standing and others as set forth below.  By submitting their membership dues by 12:00 a.m. Central Time, August 31, 2013 (“the Deadline”), members will be eligible to win one of 20 iPads.   Entries received after the Deadline will not be considered.

TICKETS/ODDS

Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entries received by the Deadline.  

ELIGIBILITY

The VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive is open to VFW members in good standing who renew their membership by the deadline.  Employees of Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States and members of their immediate families and households are not eligible to participate.  No purchase necessary to enter or win.  A purchase will not enhance your chance of winning.  Entrants may also enter by printing their name, address, telephone number and age on a 3" x 5" card, along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:  VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the Unites States, Membership Department, 406 West 34th Street, Kansas City, Missouri  64111.  Limit of one entry per household regardless of entry method.  By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the VFW, which are binding and final on matters relating to the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive.  Entrants must be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia and be at least 18 years old.   

THE PRIZE

Twenty (20) 16GB Wi-Fi iPad Minis (estimated retail value $329.00 each) are available to be won.  Prizes listed may be substituted for other prizes of equal value or greater value, based on availability.  The decision of the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive judges is final, and the prize must be accepted as awarded. No portion of any prize is transferable. The prizes are not redeemable for cash. Should a prize Winner be unable to claim a prize as awarded, his or her entry will be forfeited.  Winners are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes.  

VFW EARLY MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL INCENTIVE DRAWING AND WINNER NOTIFICATION

The VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive Winners will be selected from a random drawing on or about September 15, 2013.  Such random drawing will be conducted by the VFW. 

The VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive Winners will be notified by telephone, mail, or email.  Incentive Winners must contact VFW to claim the prize within seventy-two (72) hours of being notified of winning.   Each entrant is eligible to win only once – a Winner will not be returned to the drawing pool for a chance at another prize.  If a Winner fails to claim the prize or fails to inform VFW of his or her inability to claim the prize, or is otherwise determined to have failed to comply with the Rules, then his or her entry will be forfeited, and the VFW reserves the right to award the Prize to another entrant, in its sole discretion.  VFW reserves the right to delay the announcement of a Winner in its sole discretion. VFW HAS THE SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION TO ADMINISTER AND CONDUCT THE INCENTIVE DRAWING AND ALL OF VFW’S DECISIONS REGARDING THE ADMINISTRATION AND CONDUCT OF THIS INCENTIVE ARE FINAL.

EXPENSES

The Prize will be sent to the Winners by way of U.S. Postal Service following confirmation of eligibility.  Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.  VFW is notresponsible for any incidental expenses incurred in connection with accepting the prize (the “Expenses”), including but not limited to travel, applicable taxes, and any other expenses.

NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES

VFW makes no representation or offers any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality or fitness of any Prize. Every member who enters understands and acknowledges that he or she may not seek reimbursement or pursues any legal or equitable remedy from VFW or any of its respective advertising and promotional agencies should the Prize fail to be fit for its purpose or is in any way unsatisfactory to any prize Winner.

CONDITIONS OF ACCEPTANCE

Before being awarded the prize the Prize Winner must:

a) Provide any and all complete and truthful information necessary to participate and prove eligibility; and

b) Acknowledge and agree that he or she releases VFW, and all of their directors, managers, officers, employees, agents as well as their respective advertising and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability arising in connection with participation in the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive and acceptance of the prize, including, without limitation, any financial, legal or moral responsibility or loss or personal injury including death or damage to or loss of property suffered or incurred or arising from participating in the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive or accepting the prize, whether suffered by a prize Winner, or by his or her heirs, administrators, personal representatives or executors, and notwithstanding that such injuries or losses may have been caused solely or partly by any act, omission, negligence or gross negligence of any or all of the Releasees.

In the event that any VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive Winner is unable to provide any of the foregoing for any reason, then the VFW may, in its sole and absolute discretion, disqualify the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive Winner and award the prize to an alternate entrant.

CONSENT TO COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

By entering the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive and voluntarily providing personal information including, but not limited to, name, address, city, email address, home and office telephone numbers (the “Registrant Information”), each VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive entrant grants permission to VFW to the collection and use of the Registrant Information for the exclusive purpose of administering the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive and selecting the prize Winners. Unless the entrant agrees otherwise, no correspondence will take place between VFW and the entrants except in connection with any particular VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive and, in the case of the prize Winner, as a result of entering a VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive and winning the prize.

WHERE VFW EARLY MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL INCENTIVE RULES AVAILABLE

These VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive Rules are available online at www.vfw.org.  VFW’s headquarters are located 406 West 34th Street, Kansas City, Missouri  64111. The VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive Winner’s identity may also be obtained from those locations.

COMPLIANCE WITH VFW EARLY MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL INCENTIVE RULES

All VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive entrants agree to abide by and to be bound by these VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive Rules and all interpretations of these VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive Rules by VFW and by the decisions of VFW which are final in all matters relating to the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive.  The VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive Rules are subject to change at the sole and absolute discretion of VFW, without notice.  THE COURTS LOCATED IN THE STATE OF MISSOURI (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSY REGARDING THIS VFW EARLY MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL INCENTIVE AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF MISSOURI SHALL GOVERN THE VFW EARLY MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL INCENTIVE.  EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO THE JURISDICTION AND VENUE OF THOSE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMITS TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS.

 

COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS

This VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all federal, provincial, state, and municipal laws and regulations of the U.S. and of each state, county and municipality or parish of the United States of America, respectively. 

VFW, its agents and representatives, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors are not responsible for and will not be liable for; (I) late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, unintelligible or postage due entries; (II) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties of any kind; (III) failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions; (IV) any condition caused by events beyond the control of VFW that may cause VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive to be disrupted or corrupted; (V) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive or from participation in the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive; or (VI) any printing or typographical error in any material associated with the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive.  

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to release and hold VFW, its employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive.  

MODIFICATION

VFW reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, postpone, delay, suspend and/or terminate the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive in whole or in part in the event that the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive is not capable of running as planned or as intended by these Official Rules, by reason of any of the technical or other disabling causes as described above or other causes that, in the sole discretion of the VFW, impair, corrupt or interrupt the administration, fairness, security or integrity or proper play of the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive, including without limitation, hurricane, fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, war, terrorist threat or activity or insurrection. In the event of cancellation, VFW shall award the VFW Early Membership Renewal Incentive Prize (or a prize of equal or greater value) in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time of cancellation.

CONSTRUCTION

If any provision of these Official Rules shall be unlawful, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Official Rules and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

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