Toyota Sweepstakes Rules

Southern California Toyota Dealers Association
“Mt. High Ski Resort Toyota 2-Year Lease Sweepstakes”
Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY OR PAYMENT REQUIREMENT TO ENTER OR WIN SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE or payment WILL NOT INCREASE A PARTICIPANT’S CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL US RESIDENTS WHO RESIDE IN THE CALIFORNIA COUNTIES OF Los Angeles, San Bernardino, kern, orange or riverside, ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER, ARE LICENSED DRIVERS, AND QUALIFY FOR A TOYOTA LEASE.

The Southern California Toyota Dealers Association “Toyota 2-Year Lease Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Southern California Toyota Dealers Association (“Sponsor”) 865 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90017-2543, and is administered by Davis Elen Advertising, an independent judging organization (“Administrator”) on behalf of the Sponsor.

DESCRIPTION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES:

  1. No purchase or payment requirement is necessary to enter or win the Sweepstakes.  A purchase or payment will not increase a Participant’s chances of winning. 
  2. The “Promotional Period” begins at 11:00 AM Pacific Time ("PT") on November 18, 2011 and ends at 8:00 PM PT on March 21, 2012. The official clock of the Promotional Period is the Sponsor’s web server clock. 
  3. During the Promotion Period, eligible participants (a “Participant”) may only enter the Sweepstakes by registering by following one of the following methods:
    1. By completing a Sweepstakes entry form on http://mthigh.com/toyota-sweepstakes
    2. By completing an entry form at the Toyota Kiosks located at the Toyota displays inside the East and West Lounges at the Mountain High Ski Resort in Wrightwood, California.

As set forth in Section 6 of these Official Rules, there will be random drawing among all eligible entrants to select the one (1) Grand Prize Winner.  Participants are limited to one (1) entry per person, per household, regardless of the method of entry chosen during the entire Promotion Period.

ELIGIBILITY:

  1. Except as set forth in this Section, this Sweepstakes is open all individuals who:
  1. Are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of November 18, 2011, and
  2. Are legal U.S. residents who currently reside within one of the following California counties: Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Orange or Kern, and
  3. Are licensed to a drive an automobile, and
  4. Are not directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents or representatives of Sponsor, Administrator, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and production agencies, and their immediate family members (i.e. spouse, parent, child, sibling, and the “steps” of each) and persons living in the same household of each (collectively, “Sponsor & Others”).

The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law.  The Grand Prize Winner must comply with the terms of the Lease, as described herein, and must pass a background and credit check confirming that he/she has the ability to comply with the terms of the Lease.

Participation constitutes Participant’s full and unconditional agreement to the Official Rules and Sponsor and Administrator’s determining factors for Grand Prize selection, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Sweepstakes. Any attempt to tamper, block, hack or intimidate registrations by others will be grounds for immediate disqualification from the Sweepstakes.

Winning the Grand Prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.  

HOW TO ENTER AND PLAY THE SWEEPSTAKES:

  1. Enter the Sweepstakes by completing and submitting a Sweepstakes entry form online at http://www.mthigh.com/surveys/toyota_10v2.htm.
  2. Enter at the Toyota Kiosks located at the Toyota displays inside the Mountain High Ski Resort in Wrightwood, California.

The Entrant must provide all information as requested on the entry form. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Limit one entry per person.  Multiple entries from the same person will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for late entries.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to be bound by these rules and by decisions of the Sponsor, which are final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

COMPLIANCE WITH SWEEPSTAKES RULES:

  1. By participating in the Sweepstakes, the Participant hereby agrees to the official Sweepstakes rules and to the Sponsor’s terms of service/privacy policy on the official website for the Sponsor located at: http://www.toyotafinancial.com/consumer/tfs.portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=pg_PrivacyRights
  2. Participants are only eligible to win the Grand Prize if they are in compliance with the Official Rules
  3. Failure to comply with the terms set forth herein will be grounds for immediate disqualification.
  4. Under no circumstances shall a Participant allow or permit any other person or third party or parties, including, without limitation, any person under the legal age to participate in the Sweepstakes on the Participant’s behalf.
  5. Any form of entry other than what is set forth in Section 3 is prohibited.
  6. All entries, regardless of the method of entry, become the Sponsor’s property and will not be returned. 

GRAND PRIZE: The Sponsor will award only one (1) Grand Prize.  The Grand Prize will be a 2 year lease of a 2012 Toyota Tacoma model #7554 (the “Lease”) which has an Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of $16,000 USD. Standard Toyota Financial Services Lease provides for 12,000 miles per year.  The Grand Prize Winner is required to sign a twenty-four (24) month closed end motor vehicle Lease agreement assigned to Toyota Lease Trust and serviced by Toyota Motor Credit Corporation.  The Grand Prize Winner agrees to a background check and a credit check to confirm that the Grand Prize Winner qualifies for the Lease as set forth above.  The Grand Prize Winner is responsible for all obligations under the Lease including, but not limited to fees assessed for exceeding the allotted annual mileage allowed, tax, title, registration, automobile liability/property damage insurance and gasoline relating to the vehicle.  All other costs and expenses not expressly set forth herein to be paid by Sponsor will Grand Prize Winner’s sole responsibility, including but not limited to, any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes. 

The Grand Prize Winner must be a licensed driver or motor vehicle operator and will be required to produce evidence of a valid driver license and insurance certificate prior to tendering of the vehicle to the Grand Prize Winner. 

No substitutions, cash equivalents or transfers of Grand Prize permitted by the Grand Prize Winner.  The actual style, model, make, color, design and features of the Grand Prize may vary from any depictions of it in the promotion materials.  The applicable prize provider will determine the style, model, make, color, design and features including but not limited to interior and exterior features.  No more than (1) Grand Prize will be awarded.  The Sponsor will deliver the Grand Prize to the dealership closest to the Grand Prize Winner’s address as set forth in his/her registration for the Sweepstakes.  The Grand Prize Winner will be required to pick up the Grand Prize vehicle from this dealership.  

RANDOM DRAWING FOR SWEEPSTAKES GRAND PRIZE WINNER:

Five (5) “Semi-Finalists” will be selected at random in a drawing to be held on March 22, 2011 from all eligible entries.  No more than five (5) Semi-Finalists will be selected.  The Semi-Finalists will be notified by e-mail and telephone call.  The Semi-Finalists will have two (2) business days from time of notification date of the telephone call and e-mail to respond to qualify for the final Grand Prize drawing.  In addition, to qualify for the final Grand Prize Drawing, each Semi-Finalist must confirm provide a valid California driver’s license, proof of automobile insurance and confirm that they will be able to attend the Grand Prize drawing on March 31, 2012 no later than 12:00:00 P.M. P.T. (Noon) at the Mountain High Ski Resort in Wrightwood, California at the West Lounge (the “Grand Prize Event”).  MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.   Each Semi-Finalist will be awarded two (2) tickets for a day of skiing but travel to and from the Ski Resort will not be reimbursed.  Each ticket has an Approximate Retail Value of $69 for a total Approximate Retail Value of $138.  No substitution or cash equivalents.

In the event that a Semi-Finalist does not timely respond to notification as set forth above, does not provide proof of a valid California driver’s license or satisfactory automobile insurance, or is unable to attend the Grand Prize Event, then such individual will be disqualified and an alternative Semi-Finalist may be selected from the remaining eligible entries.

The Grand Prize winner will be selected by a random drawing at the Grand Prize Event and will be announced at the Grand Prize Event.  If the Grand Prize Event is not held for any reason whatsoever, the Sponsor will select the Grand Prize Winner from the remaining Semi-Finalists.

  1. The potential Grand Prize Winner will be subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the Official Rules as stated herein before being named official Grand Prize Winner of the Sweepstakes. 
  2. Sponsor’s and/or Administrator’s decision is final and binding in all respects to this Promotion.  Neither the Participant nor the Grand Prize Winner shall have the right to contest any decision by the Sponsor or Sponsor’s judging organization concerning any aspect of the Sweepstakes or the interpretation of the Official Rules or determination as to the qualification of entries into the Sweepstakes.

ODDS OF WINNING: The actual odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Promotional Period.

PRIZE FULFILLMENT, AFFIDAVITS AND RELEASES: 

  1. The potential Grand Prize Winner must reply to the official notification of potential Grand Prize Winner phone call or email within ten (10) business days after verification phone call or email has been initiated by Sponsor or Administrator.  Failure to respond within the time permitted in these rules will be viewed by the Sponsor as declining the Grand Prize and relinquishing all rights and involvement in the Sweepstakes and the Grand Prize. 
  2. If a potential Grand Prize Winner or any alternate Grand Prize Winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with the Official Rules, declines to accept the Grand Prize, or Sponsor is unable to contact a potential Grand Prize Winner or potential alternate Grand Prize Winner within the required time period, or in the event that a Grand Prize confirmation is returned undeliverable, the Grand Prize will be forfeited and, with respect to any Grand Prize it is the Sponsors’ sole discretion that such Grand Prize may be awarded to a new alternate potential Grand Prize Winner selected from the pool of Participants. 
  3. Once a potential Grand Prize Winner has declined the Grand Prize they may not be re-entered into the Sweepstakes or re-named as the Grand Prize Winner (or any variation) under any circumstances as Participant’s rejection officially removes said Participant from the Sweepstakes and relinquishes all rights to anything related to the Sweepstakes. No exceptions for reinstatement will be made. 
  4. A potential Grand Prize Winner will be required to furnish proof of identification, acceptance of being declared a Potential Grand Prize Winner and be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release and a tax acknowledgment form within ten (10) business days from the date it is transmitted electronically to the potential Grand Prize Winner as having been sent by the Administrator or the Grand Prize may (at the Sponsor’s sole discretion) be forfeited and, in Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to an alternate Grand Prize Winner selected from a pool of eligible Participants. 
  5. The right to receive the Grand Prize is non-assignable, non-transferable and no prize substitution, exchange or any other type of equivalent will be allowed, except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of prize or force majeure. 
  6. Once the Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability & Publicity Release and a tax acknowledgment form are received by the Sponsor, Sponsor shall not be held responsible for any delays in awarding prizes for any reason.  The Grand Prize will only be awarded to a verified Grand Prize Winner. 

 LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: 

  1. The Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for illegible, lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, or undeliverable mail, email or errors in submission into the Grand Prize Sweepstakes.
    1. This includes but is not limited to any mail delivery, computer, telephone, satellite, cable, DSL, wireless network, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions.
      1. This includes failures of connections, delivery, or availability, or corrupt or jumbled submissions or communications.
      2. This too shall include transmissions blocked by an internet service provider, Internet Website access or restriction or accessibility, availability, or traffic congestion, or any technical, mechanical, or typographical or any other type of error,
      3. Unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of registration information, or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information.
      4. The Sponsor and judging organization are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by any website, Internet users, tampering, hacking, or by blocking access to the Sweepstakes by any measures.
      5. The Sponsor and judging organization assume no responsibility for any errors, omissions, disruption or interruption of access or service pertaining to the Sweepstakes, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, technical error, theft or destruction, postage due or unauthorized access to any website.
      6. Sponsor and judging organization are not responsible for any injury or damage, whether personal or property, to participants or to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes and/or accepting the Grand Prize.
        1. If, for any reason, an entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed, corrupted or for any other reason not accepted as an entry into the Sweepstakes, the Participant’s sole remedy is to submit another entry during the Promotional Period.
          1. If for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and/or proceed with the Sweepstakes, including the selection of a Grand Prize Winner, in a manner it deems fair and reasonable including the selection of a Grand Prize Winner from among eligible entries received prior to such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension.
  2. The Sponsor and Administrator make no warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied.
    1. Void where prohibited, as some jurisdictions may not allow limitations of exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties.
  3. The Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for, and shall be indemnified by the Grand Prize Winner against any claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting from acceptance, use, misuse, possession, or loss of the Grand Prize.
    1. The Sponsor and Administrator shall not be liable to any Grand Prize Winner or any other person for any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God; any action(s), regulations, orders or requests by any governmental or quasi-governmental entities (whether or not they prove to be valid).
      1. This too includes any equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquakes, fires, floods, wars, explosions, unusually severe weather, hurricanes, embargos, labor dispute or strikes (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrections, riot, or any other causes beyond Sponsor’s control.
      2. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, each Participant agrees to indemnify, release and hold harmless the Sponsor and Others from any injuries, losses, damages, theft, claims, actions and any liability of any kind resulting from or arising from participation in the Southern California Toyota Dealers Sweepstakes, including acceptance, possession, use, misuse or nonuse of the Grand Prize awarded.
  4. THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT, EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN THE LEASE AND RELATED DOCUMENTS PROVIDED WITH THE LEASE, THE GRAND PRIZE IS AWARDED AS-IS. SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR MAKE NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, LEGAL COMPLIANCE WITH RESPECT TO APPLICABLE LAWS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION LAWS) OR NONINFRINGEMENT AS REGARDS TO THE PRIZES OR ANY COMPONENTS OF THE PRIZES.

DISPUTES:

All disputes, claims or other matters regarding the Sweepstakes and/or the Official Rules will be handled in accordance with the Sponsor’s dispute resolution policy set forth in http://www.toyotafinancial.com/consumer/tfs.portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=pg_PrivacyRights.

PRIVACY POLICY AND OPT OUT:

  1. Any personally uniquely identifiable information collected during participation in this Sweepstakes will be collected by Sponsor and used by Sponsor or Administrator, on Sponsor’s behalf, (for communication and verification of potential Grand Prize Winner or potential Grand Prize Alternate communication), their affiliates, agents and marketers for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes as described in the Official Rules and in accordance with Sponsor's Privacy Policy as stated at http://www.toyotafinancial.com/consumer/tfs.portal?_nfpb=true&_pageLabel=pg_ PrivacyRights and any opt-ins a Participant may have agreed to during the registration process.
  2. If a Participant does not wish to receive any further communication from the Southern California Toyota Dealers regarding this Promotion or future promotions or offerings, the Participant may choose to opt-out of future communication by sending Participant’s email address and his or her name and address to:

Southern California Toyota Dealers
Attn: Communication Opt-Out
865 S. Figueroa Street, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017.

PUBLICITY RIGHTS:

  1. By participating in the Sweepstakes and or accepting the Grand Prize, the Participant agrees to allow Sponsor and/or Sponsor's designee the perpetual right, where lawful, to use their name, biographical information, photos and/or likeness, and statements for promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, including but not limited to on the Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation except where prohibited by law.  
  2. If participant is chosen as a Grand Prize Winner, Participant’s personal identifiable information may be disclosed to third parties such as placing Participant’s name on an Official Grand Prize Winner's list.

ADDITIONAL PARTICIPATION AGREEMENTS:

  1. In entering the Sweepstakes, the Participant agrees to abide by and accept the Official Rules throughout the Promotion Period and the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator as final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
    1. Participant waives all rights to claim any ambiguity in the Official Rules. 
    2. In no event will additional Grand Prizes be awarded than are stated in the Official Rules.
    3. In the event that due to technical, typographical, mechanical or other errors, there will only be one Grand Prize Winner as stated in the Official Rule.
    4. Sponsor reserves the right, to disqualify any individual found, in its sole opinion, to be tampering with the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike manner or with the intent to annoy, harass, abuse or disrupt any person or the normal operation of this Sweepstakes.
    5. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, third party or like methods to participate in the Sweepstakes will void any attempted participation effected by such methods and any individual suspected of utilizing such methods will be disqualified, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
    6. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the sponsor reserves the right to seek damages or other remedies from any such person(s) responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law.
    7. All entries and/or materials submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned and no communication will be entered into.
    8. In any event of a conflict or challenge to the Sweepstakes Official Rules the details of the Official Rules shall prevail.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER’S LIST:

Any person wishing to receive a list of the verified Grand Prize Winner, he/she must send a self-address stamped envelope by April 31, 2011 to:
Southern California Toyota Dealers Association
Attn: Winners List
865 S. Figueroa Street, 12th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017

OFFICIAL NOTICES:

  1. The Official Rules may not be reprinted or republished in whole or in part without the prior written consent of Sponsor.
  2. The information each Participant provides will only be used for this Sweepstakes.  

© 2011 Southern California Toyota Dealers Association.  All rights reserved. Sponsored by: Southern California Toyota Dealers Association, 865 S Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90017-2543