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Sponsors: CNH Industrial America LLC “Case”, 621 State Street, Racine, WI 53404, CNH Industrial Canada, Ltd., 1000 71st Street East, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7K 3S5, Canada, CNH Industrial Capital America LLC, 5729 Washington Avenue, Racine, Wisconsin 53406 and CNH Industrial Capital Canada Ltd., 4475 North Service Road, Burlington, ON L7L 4X7.
1. Entry. The entry period for the CASE Kickstart Landscape Business Growth Promotion (“Promotion”) will commence at 8:00 a.m. CST on January 8, 2018, and continue through 4:59:59 p.m. CST on March 30, 2018 (“Promotion Period”). Entrants may enter the Promotion by visiting www.casece.com/kickstart (“Website”) and submitting a proposal as instructed (see requirements below). Limit one entry per person (“Entrant”); duplicate entries by an Entrant will be voided and may disqualify the Entrant from winning any Prize in this Promotion. Proof of entry submission will not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsors. Any form of entry other than those described herein is void, and any incomplete or otherwise non-conforming entries including mechanically produced copies, will not be accepted or eligible to win and will be disqualified. Entrant’s submission of an electronic entry form certifies that he/she has reviewed a copy of the Official Rules, has read and understands the Official Rules prior to submission, and agrees to abide by all Official Rules. All incomplete or otherwise non-conforming entries will be disqualified. All online Entrants must have a valid e-mail address. In the event of a dispute regarding an online entry, entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry, provided such person meets the eligibility requirements of these rules. “Authorized account holder” means the natural person who was assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entrants that submit any potential winning proposal entry may be requested to provide proof to Sponsors that he or she is the authorized account holder for such winning entry. Sponsors reserve the right to void any and all online entries made through any robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar entry duplication method and to disqualify any individual using such a method. Entries are property of Sponsors and will not be returned.
2. Eligibility. The Promotion is not open to the general public, but is limited to landscaping businesses (corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs) or partnerships) domiciled in the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, or Canada (excluding Quebec). Determination of an Entrant meeting the eligibility requirements is at Sponsors’ sole discretion. Employees of Sponsors, their subsidiaries, affiliates and authorized dealers, and any of the aforementioned entities’ immediate families (spouse and parents, siblings and children, and each of their spouses, regardless of where they live) and persons living in the households of each of these individuals, whether related or not, are NOT eligible to enter this Promotion. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations. To be entered into the Promotion, Entrants must submit online the following: (a) in a few sentences, submit a short, business growth plan (where do you want to take your business in the next year); (b) a short statement of the areas that the Entrant wants to grow its landscaping business in the coming year; (c) a description of the best piece of business advice that Entrant ever received; (d) a description of the Entrant’s biggest business restraint; and (e) a PDF document from a Secretary of State’s office or equivalent evidencing the business status of Entrant as either a corporation, LLC or partnership.
3. Winner Selection and Odds of Winning. The Promotion winners will be selected from among all eligible entries by Sponsors on or about April 2, 2018 in Racine, Wisconsin, and one (1) Grand Prize Winner and one (1) Runner-Up Winner will be chosen, and prizes awarded. Sponsors will review eligible submissions and select the Winners. The Winner will be the best candidate, in Sponsors’ sole discretion, that satisfies a number of criteria, including but not limited to, the size of the business and its plan and commitment for future business growth, the location of the business and proximity to an authorized and participating Case dealer, the type and amount of construction equipment that is needed to support the business’ plan for growth, and the impact Case can make on the business and residential community. Winners need not be present to win. Odds of winning the Grand Prize or Runner-Up Prize depend upon the total number of eligible entries entered into the Promotion during the Promotion Period.
4. Prizes and Restrictions. The sole Grand Prize will be a prize package with an approximate retail value as of the date of posting these Official Rules of USD $16,500 (“Grand Prize”), comprised of the following: a six (6)-month equipment lease from an authorized Case dealer on any one piece of CASE construction equipment chosen by Winner, up to a value of USD $5,500; a one-day mentoring session with a business consultant of Case’s choosing, followed by a three and six-month follow-up visit with the consultant, all of which will be accompanied by Case experts providing their advice on fleet management; a $3,500 Case Parts & Service Reward Card; free Case apparel for Winner’s crew (either crew uniforms or a Carhartt jacket for each crew member), up to a maximum retail value of USD $3,000; and up to five (5) complimentary admission tickets to the Green Industry Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky on October 19 & 20, 2018 (“GIE”). The sole Runner-Up Prize will be a prize package with an approximate retail value as of the date of posting these Official Rules of USD $5,500 (“Runner-Up Prize”), comprised of the following: a learning session with a business consultant of Case’s choosing; free Case apparel for Winner’s crew (either crew uniforms or a Carhartt jacket for each crew member), up to a maximum retail value of USD $3,000; and up to two (2) complimentary admission tickets to the GIE. Winners will be subject to verification. Each Prize is nontransferable. No prize substitution or cash equivalent is allowed except at the sole discretion of Sponsors. Differences in value of the Grand Prize and Runner-Up Prize stated herein and at time of prize notification, if any, will not be awarded. If either Prize cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsors reserve the right to award a prize of equal or greater value. All federal, state, provincial or local taxes and any registration, license, fees and/or costs related to prize acceptance and/or use are the Winners’ exclusive responsibilities. If a U.S. resident, winners may be issued an IRS 1099 form for prizes over $600 or equivalent form for winner residing in Canada.
5. Winner Notification and Prize Claims. The potential winning Grand Prize Winner and Runner-Up Winner will be contacted by telephone, mail and/or e-mail within approximately seven (7) days after their submissions are selected by Sponsors. Grand Prize Winner must pick-up the lease equipment from its nearest authorized Case dealer at a mutually convenient time, and both Winners will arrange for the mentoring sessions with a business consultant with a Sponsor representative via phone or email, and both Winners will receive apparel and GIE admission tickets via mail. Sponsors are not responsible for any change of mailing address and/or telephone number of Entrants. The Winners will be required to sign and return a notarized Affidavit (or Declaration) of Eligibility, Liability Release, and a Publicity Release, within seven (7) days of initial notification. Failure to comply may result in forfeiture of awards. If either Prize Winner is unable to be contacted by Sponsors, no other contact will be attempted by Sponsors, and Prize will be awarded to an alternate winner.
6. Use of Information Gathered. Information gathered from Entrants, the Winners and all entries submitted to this Promotion opportunity may be used by Sponsors to administer the Promotion and for future marketing purposes, including electronic marketing purposes. Information including personal information relating to Entrants may be shared with Sponsors’ select authorized dealers for marketing purposes, but will not be sold to any other person or entity. Sponsors’ authorized dealer locations for this Promotion are available at www.casece.com. Entrants consent to the use of personal information by entering the Promotion. Residents of Canada who enter this Promotion opportunity may withdraw consent to receive electronic marketing communications at any time by following the unsubscribe option in the electronic message.
7. Additional Terms. Sponsors retain sole discretion to change or cancel this Promotion in whole or in part and to change the eligibility rules at any time, without prior notice to or the consent of any person or Entrant in the Promotion. Sponsors retain sole and absolute discretion to resolve all questions concerning the administration, interpretation and application of this Promotion, including but not limited to construing the Official Rules, including any disputed or doubtful terms, and determining the eligibility of any Entrant to participate in this Promotion or the eligibility of any Entrant to receive any prize. Sponsors’ determination will be conclusive and binding on all persons. As a condition of participating in the Promotion, Entrants: a) agree that these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsors shall be final and binding in all respects, b) agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsors in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of Wisconsin without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, c) consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Racine, Wisconsin, and d) release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsors, their parent companies, agencies, affiliates, and subsidiaries, and the officers, directors, agents, employees and retailers of each of the foregoing, from any and all liabilities, claims, loss, damages or injuries of any kind arising from or incurred in connection with Entrant’s participation in the Promotion, and/or the acceptance, possession or use of the Prize awarded, or participation in prize-related activities. By accepting a Prize, the Winner grants permission (and agrees to confirm this grant in writing if requested) to Sponsors and those acting under the Sponsors’ authority to use Winner’s name, pictures/portraits/likenesses and/or voices, for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes in commerce and in all media worldwide without territorial or time limitation or additional compensation. Winner must comply fully with these Official Rules in order to receive the Prize. By accepting the Prize, the Winner further acknowledges that Sponsors and their agents, their respective parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the officers, directors, agencies, agents and employees of each of the foregoing, have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to such prize including, but not limited to, its quality, condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Sponsors are not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Promotion-related material, or for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, or illegible entries. Entrant acknowledges and agrees that any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs, and under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain an award for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages. Further, Entrant agrees that all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.
8. Limitation of Liability. Sponsors are not responsible for: i) lost, late, incomplete, illegible, damaged, garbled, destroyed, deleted, or misdirected entries, or entries not received by Sponsors for any reason; ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operations or transmission, communication failures or human error that may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of entries, or for the destruction or alteration of entries; iii) failed or unavailable hardware, network, software or telephone transmissions, damage to Entrants’ or any person’s computer and/or its contents, or causes beyond Sponsors’ reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion; or iv) any entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these Rules. All incomplete or otherwise non-conforming entries will be disqualified. Sponsors reserve the right to void any entries made through any robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar entry duplication method and to disqualify any Entrant using such a method. If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, for reasons including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsors that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Promotion, or if this Promotion is compromised or becomes technically corrupt in any way, electronically or otherwise, Sponsors reserve the right to terminate the Promotion in their sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify and prosecute any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with the entry process. If the Promotion is terminated before the scheduled end date, Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to select the Promotion Winners from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to that point in time. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR OTHERWISE CORRUPT THE PROMOTION OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY, PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Entrants may not register with multiple e-mail addresses nor may Entrants use any other device or artifice to register multiple times per day or as multiple registrants. Any Entrant who attempts to enter with multiple e-mail addresses under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to register multiple times per day may be disqualified and may forfeit any and all award, in Sponsors’ discretion.
9. Copy of Official Rules / Winner Identification. For a copy of these Official Rules or for the name of the Grand Prize and Runner-Up Winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by June 30, 2018, to: Kickstart Landscape Business Growth Promotion Winner List, Racine, WI 53404. Canadian residents may omit return postage.
10. Name Removal. If you would like your name removed from the list of future promotion mailings, write to CNH Industrial Construction Equipment Marketing, 621 State Street, Racine, Wisconsin 53404.