Sweepstakes Rules

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Sweepstakes Rules2022-04-29T09:52:09-04:00


CONSUMER DISCLOSURES: Sweepstakes open to U.S. residents who are 18 years of age or older. Employees of Sponsor or Administrator, or any of its or their respective parent(s), subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, suppliers, distributors, retailers or any other company or individual involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes, and their immediate family (spouse, parents and stepparents, siblings and stepsiblings, and children and stepchildren) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible. All applicable laws and regulations apply. Sweepstakes void wherever prohibited by law. By entering the sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by sweepstakes official rules. By acceptance of their prize, winners consent to use of their names, photographs or other likeness for purposes of advertising, trade and promotion on behalf of North Shore Animal League America, its affiliates and subsidiaries, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sweepstakes are sponsored by North Shore Animal League America (“Sponsor”) whose decisions are final and binding in all respects. No liability is assumed for printing errors, lost, late, postage due, or misdirected entries.

2021 All-Cash Sweepstakes Official Rules: To enter the 2021 All-Cash Sweepstakes with or without donating, follow the directions stated in the mail piece. Limit one entry per postage pre-paid outer envelope. All entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2021 and received no later than January 7, 2022, or as otherwise stated in this package. Prizes to be awarded in the 2021 All-Cash Sweepstakes are as follows: 1 Grand Prize – $25,000; 1 First Prize – $15,000; 1 Second Prize – $5,000; 1 Third Prize – $2,500; 1 Fourth Prize – $1,000; 1 Fifth Prize – $500. Not all of the major prizes will necessarily be mentioned in every mailing, but all major prizes will be awarded. Graphics are for illustrative purposes only. Prize winners will be randomly selected by independent judges selected by Sponsor (no later than January 31, 2022), whose decisions are final. Taxes on all prizes are the sole responsibility of winners. Winners will be notified by mail and will be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility and publicity release. Odds are determined by the number of eligible entries received. Estimated odds of winning the Grand, First, Second, Third, Fourth and Fifth Prizes are no greater than 1 in 4 million. All major prizes in the 2021 All-Cash Sweepstakes to be awarded. For a current listing of prize winners (available after April 2022), write to: 2021 All-Cash Sweepstakes, North Shore Animal League America, P.O. Box 97002, Washington DC 20090-7002. Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your request.

FAST 50 Prizes/$1,000.00 Bonus Cash: Fifty (50) Flat-Screen TVs or merchandise of equivalent value (approximate retail value: $150.00 ea.) will be awarded in a random drawing every 6 months to 50 respondents who enter by the Fast 50 Deadline. Each package during a specific half will have a unique Fast 50 deadline, and all responses received by that deadline will be entered. Odds of winning are determined by the number of eligible entries received. Estimated odds of winning a Fast 50 prize are no greater than 1 in 30,000. There is no purchase or donation necessary and a purchase or contribution does not increase your chances of winning. Only responses mailed in the provided reply envelope, via First Class Mail, will be valid. Prizewinners will be chosen in August for January through June deadlines; prizewinners will be chosen in February for July through December deadlines. All eligibility rules as above apply. In addition, (1) $1,000 BONUS CASH prize will be awarded to one of the Fast 50 winners in a random drawing every 6 months. Odds of winning the BONUS CASH are 1 in 50 for one of the Fast 50 winners.

Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of JAMS and held at the JAMS regional office nearest the Entrant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.

If you no longer wish to receive our sweepstakes mailings, please send a postcard with your name and address to: NO SWEEPSTAKES MAIL, North Shore Animal League America, P.O. Box 97002, Washington DC 20090-7002.

North Shore Animal League America is the world’s largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization. Sweepstakes is one of the methods used to raise funds in support of our mission. Donations to a charitable organization are irrevocable gifts. All donations are final and no refunds will be provided. Financial statements and other information about North Shore Animal League America, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit charitable corporation, can be obtained by contacting us at 16 Lewyt Street, Port Washington, New York 11050, 516.883.7575, or stated as follows.  FL: SC No. CH1373 A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-HELP-FLA OR VIA THE INTERNET AT www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com. GA: A full and fair description of the programs and activities of NORTH SHORE ANIMAL LEAGUE AMERICA and its financial statement are available upon request at the address indicated above. IL: contracts and reports regarding NORTH SHORE ANIMAL LEAGUE AMERICA are on file with the Illinois Attorney General. MD: For the cost of postage and copying, documents and information filed under Maryland charitable organizations can be obtained from the Secretary of State, Charitable Division, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401. MI: MICS No. 9362. MS: The official registration and financial information of North Shore Animal League America may be obtained from the Mississippi Secretary of State’s office by calling 1-888-236-6167. Registration by the Secretary of State does not imply endorsement by the Secretary of State. NJ: INFORMATION FILED WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONCERNING THIS CHARITABLE SOLICITATION AND THE PERCENTAGE OF CONTRIBUTIONS RECEIVED BY THE CHARITY DURING THE LAST REPORTING PERIOD THAT WERE DEDICATED TO THE CHARITABLE PURPOSE MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY BY CALLING (973) 504-6215 AND IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/charfrm.htm.  REGISTRATION WITH THE ATTORNEY GENERAL DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.  NY: Upon request, from the Attorney General Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, NY 10271 or at www.charitiesnys.com or call 212-416-8401. NC: Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 1-888-830-4989 (within North Carolina) or 919-807-2214 (outside of North Carolina). The license is not an endorsement by the state. PA: The official registration and financial information of North Shore Animal League America may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. VA: From the State Office of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs, P.O. Box 1163, Richmond, VA 23218. WA: From the Secretary of State at 1-800-332-4483. WV: West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capitol, Charleston, WV 25305. CONTRIBUTIONS ARE DEDUCTIBLE FOR FEDERAL INCOME TAX PURPOSES IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW. REGISTRATION IN A STATE DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION OF NORTH SHORE ANIMAL LEAGUE AMERICA BY THE STATE.

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