Sweepstakes Rules

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ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) who: (a) are 19 years of age or older, (b) are located in one of the 50 States or D.C. at the time of entry. Employees of the Sponsor, the Administrator, the Parent or any of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions and advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, and members of their immediate families and those living in their same households, are not eligible to win. Void outside the 50 United States/D.C and where prohibited by law.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on February 26, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. EST on February 27, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

HOW TO ENTER: Participants may enter the Green Flag Trivia Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) online. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO PLAY OR RECEIVE A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. Online Entry: Visit the Turf, a division of Grand View Media, website at https://turfmagazine.com/greenflagtrivia/ (the “Website”). Complete the entry form and submit the required contact information (first and last name and email address) as instructed. One entry per person.

You are not a winner until your prize claim is validated and you receive official written notification from the Sponsor or the Sweepstakes Administrator. All entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned except as provided herein. Entries which are incomplete, incorrect, incomprehensible, not received, or do not otherwise comply with these Official Rules will not be entered into the Sweepstakes. Entries made by facsimile, overnight courier, third party entry service, automated means, or in any other manner not specifically allowed under these Official Rules will not be entered into the Sweepstakes.


Sweepstakes Odds: Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.

Prizes, Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): There will be a maximum of two (2) prizes awarded: Two individual prizes are $100 Bass Pro Shops gift cards.

Total ARV of all prizes available in this Sweepstakes is $200.00 USD. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prizes is permitted except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein. If the advertised prize cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All federal, state and local income taxes on the prizes and all other costs associated with acceptance or use of the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Arrangements for delivery of prizes will be made after winner validation. LIMIT ONE (1) PRIZE PER PERSON / EMAIL ADDRESS / HOUSEHOLD. Unclaimed prizes shall not be awarded. Use of gift cards is subject to the terms, conditions and policies of the issuer.

No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. If, for any reason, the number of prize notifications exceeds the stated number of prizes, the remaining prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all legitimate prize claimants.

GENERAL RULES: All applicable federal, state and local laws apply. All potential winners will each be contacted by email, telephone, regular mail or overnight mail, and may be required, at Sponsor’s discretion, to complete, sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, and where lawful, a publicity release within a stated amount of time. The return of any notification as undeliverable, or failure to respond to notices or return any required documents in a timely manner, or a determination that a potential winner is ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, as determined by the Sweepstakes Administrator, may result in disqualification of the winner and forfeiture of the corresponding prize. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and decisions of the independent Sweepstakes Administrator, which shall be final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

Sweepstakes Parties are not responsible for: (i) electronic or digital transmissions or entries that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, illegible, damaged, garbled, destroyed, or misdirected; (ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation of transmission, communication failures (including but not limited to failures or malfunctions of phone lines, telephone systems or other communications systems), destruction of or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (iii) failed or unavailable hardware, network, software or telephone transmissions; (iv) damage to entrants’ or any person’s computer; (v) causes beyond Sweepstakes Parties’ reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes; (vi) incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by entrants or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (vii) any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising related to the Sweepstakes, in the administration or execution of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement/notification of prize winners; or (viii) cheating or fraud by any participant. All incomplete or non-conforming entries will be disqualified.

If for any reason this Sweepstakes cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to infection by virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, or if this Sweepstakes is compromised or becomes corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, Sweepstakes Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate this Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the stated end date of the Sweepstakes Period, the Sweepstakes Administrator will select any remaining winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received through all entry methods combined as of the time/date of termination.

Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify and prosecute any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with the entry process or who enters using any automatic or programmed entry duplication method, or any entry service.


In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be declared made by the person in whose name the entry was made.
RELEASE & WAIVER: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Sweepstakes Parties from and against any and all liability, loss, injuries or damages associated with participation in this Sweepstakes or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize received in this Sweepstakes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants waive all rights to claim punitive, indirect, incidental and consequential damages, attorneys’ fees or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket costs incurred to participate.

DISPUTES/VENUE/GOVERNING LAW: By participating, entrants agree that (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded (if applicable) shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in in the county of Jefferson, Alabama; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including but not limited to costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) to the extent allowed by applicable law, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of any participant or Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Alabama without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws.

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes-related materials or notifications and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

PUBLICITY: Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use winners’ names and likenesses for purposes of advertising and publicity in all media worldwide without further compensation or notice, unless prohibited by law.

PRIVACY: By entering and providing the required entry information, Entrants acknowledge that the Sponsor may also send information, samples or special offers it believes may be of interest to Entrant, or other information or goods offered by its marketing partners. Personal information collected from online entrants is subject to the Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://turfmagazine.com/privacy-policy/.

WINNERS’ LIST: To view the winners’ list for this Sweepstakes, please visit https://turfmagazine.com/greenflagtrivia/. The winners’ list will be available after winner validation has been completed.

SPONSOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Grand View Media, 200 Croft Street, Suite 1, Birmingham, AL 35242, and U.S. Lawns, 6700 Forum Drive, Suite 150, Orlando, Florida 32821.

ADMINISTRATOR: The Sweepstakes is administered by Grand View Media, 200 Croft Street, Suite 1, Birmingham, AL 35242.

ENTRIES: All entries submitted by participants shall be the property of the Sponsor and the Administrator and will not be returned. The Sponsor and the Administrator may use the information submitted by participants for marketing and/or Sweepstakes purposes, including, but not limited to, conducting market research, populating email distribution or other mailing lists or notifying participants of the goods and services provided by the Sponsor, the Administrator or any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates or divisions. By entering the Sweepstakes, each participant consents to such use of the information submitted.

Other trademarks and trade names belonging to others may be inadvertently used in these Official Rules without attribution of ownership. The Sponsor and the Administrator disclaim any proprietary interest in any trademark or trade name other than its own.