Sweepstakes Rules

SHOOTAH Guns and Gear Sweepstakes

Official Rules

 

 

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE OR PAYMENT DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

 

  1. Eligibility: The SHOOTAH Guns and Gear Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (excluding New York and Florida) (the "Territory"), who are 21 years of age or older, are located in the Territory at the time of entry and must have never been convicted of a felony or any crime of moral turpitude. U.S. Gear Company LLC (“Sponsor”), SweepstakesPros (“Promotion Administrator”) and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, retailers, sales representatives, dealers, distributors, licensees and the advertising, fulfillment, judging and promotion agencies involved in the development and administration of this Promotion and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Promotion Parties”), and members of their immediate families (defined as including spouse, biological, adoptive and step-parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or households (whether related or not) of any of the above are not eligible to participate. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and is void outside the Territory and where prohibited by law. By participating in this Promotion, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and decisions of the independent Promotion Administrator, which shall be final in all matters relating to the Promotion. 

  2. Promotion Period: The Promotion begins at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time ("PT") on November 11, 2022 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on February 17, 2023 (the "Promotion Period").

  3. How to Enter:

    1. Sign Up Entry: During the Promotion Period, visit www.usgearco.com or www.secure.usgearco.com (the “Sign Up Form”). Follow the on-screen directions, complete all required fields, provide your mobile phone number and/or email address and submit to enter. You will receive one (1) entry in the Promotion for providing your mobile phone number and one (1) entry for providing your email address when you submit the Sign-Up Form (each a “Sign Up Entry”). You may submit the Sign-Up Form only one (1) time.

By providing your email address, you consent to receive email announcements from Sponsor, in accordance with its Privacy Policy, available at www.usgearco.com/privacy-policy. You may unsubscribe from these email announcements without affecting your chances of winning this Promotion. If you provide your mobile phone number, you will receive up to ten (10) texts from an automated system. Standard message and data rates may apply. Text STOP to unsubscribe. Text HELP to get help. Consent to receive text messages is not required to buy goods and services. Please consult the terms and conditions in your individual service plan prior to signing up for text messages.

  1. Purchase Entry: During the Promotion Period, visit www.usgearco.comor www.secure.usgearco.com and purchase one or more products from these sites (a “Purchase Entry”). Entrants must complete all required information. RECEIVE ONE (1) ENTRY FOR EACH $5 SPENT ON PRODUCTS (NOT INCLUDING PURCHASES OF GIFT CARDS, TAX OR SHIPPING) DURING THE PROMOTION PERIOD. Purchase transactions involving account adjustment transactions/returns, declined credit or debit transactions are not eligible for Purchase Entries. LIMIT ONE HUNDRED TWENTY (120) PURCHASE ENTRIES PER PERSON/EMAIL ADDRESS.

  2. Mail-in Entry: To enter the Promotion by mail, during the Promotion Period, handprint (in the following order) your full name, complete street address, daytime telephone number, email address and birth date, on a 4″ x 6″ postcard (with no outer envelope) and mail it to: SHOOTAH Guns and Gear Sweepstakes, PO Box 3772, Saratoga, CA 95070 (a “Mail-in Entry”). You will receive forty (40) entries into the Promotion for each postcard received. Postcards must be received by February 20, 2023. All Mail-in Entries must be legibly handwritten (including addressing), mailed separately with no outer envelope and have sufficient postage. LIMIT ONE HUNDRED TWENTY (120) MAIL-IN ENTRIES PER PERSON/EMAIL ADDRESS.

LIMIT ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-TWO (122) ENTRIES PER PERSON/EMAIL ADDRESS/MOBILE PHONE NUMBER/HOUSEHOLD OR MAILING ADDRESS REGARDLESS OF METHOD OF ENTRY. To the maximum extent permitted by law, all entries and submissions become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned except as provided herein. You are not a winner until your prize claim is validated and you receive official written notification from the Sponsor or the Promotion Administrator. 

  1. Winner Drawing: On or about February 27, 2023, the Promotion Administrator will randomly select the Grand Prize, First Prize, and Second Prize winners.

  2. Prizes, Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) & Odds of Winning: 

  1. One (1) Grand Prize: A trip to a Live-fire SHOOTAH™ event for the winner and a Guest (the “Guest”). Trip includes: Two (2) round trip first-class airfare for winner and Guest (ARV $1,500 / ticket) from the major airport nearest winner’s residence to Salt Lake City, Utah and 6 Days / 5 nights double occupancy luxury hotel accommodations (ARV $2,500), plus $5,000 in cash for other expenses. A 3-firearm instruction tailored to Grand Prize winner's & Guest's skill levels (ARV $4,000). Two (2) of each of the following equipment and gear listed below (the “Gear”). To select the Gear, Sponsor will provide a selection of Gear, during the time period designated by Sponsor, and the Grand Prize winner will select from the Gear first and the Guest will select from the remaining Gear. Following is a list of the Gear to be selected by the Grand Prize winner and Guest (two of each item will be awarded, one to the winner and one to the Guest): 

  • Choice of one (1) 5.56 caliber carbine rifle. ARV up to $2,500 / each.

  • Choice of one (1) precision rifle. ARV up to $2,500 / each.

  • Choice of one (1) precision rifle suppressor. ARV up to $1,500 / each.

  • Choice of one (1) carbine rifle suppressor. ARV up to $1,500 / each. 

  • Choice of one (1) 9mm handgun. ARV up to $1,000 / each. 

  • Choice of one (1) optic for precision rifle. ARV up to $1,000 / each.

  • Choice of one (1) optic for carbine rifle. ARV up to $500 / each. 

  • Two (2) rifle bags. ARV up to $500 / each.

  • 500 rounds of 5.56 ammunition. ARV up to $300 / each.

  • 500 rounds 9mm ammunition. ARV up to $300 / each.

  • 200 rounds precision rifle ammunition. ARV up to $300 / each.

  • Choice of one (1) electronic ear protection. ARV up to $200 / each.

  • Choice of one (1) 'out of waistband' style handgun holster. ARV up to $150 / each.

  • Choice of one (1) eye protection. ARV up to $150 / each.

  • Two (2) magazine pouches (one for handgun and one for rifle magazines). ARV up to $150 / each.

  • One (1) Battle belt. ARV up to $150 / each.

  • Three (3) 5.56 caliber magazines. ARV up to $100 / each. 

  • One (1) IFAK medical kit. ARV up to $100 / each.

  • One (1) mag feeder. ARV up to $65 / each.

Total ARV for the prizes awarded to the Grand Prize Winner is up to $25,965. Total ARV for the prizes awarded to the Guest is up to $14,465. Total ARV of Grand Prize is up to $40,430. Prior to awarding the Grand Prizes, the winner may elect to substitute the Grand Prize with a cash alternative of $20,000 awarded in the form of a check or ACH to the Grand Prize winner. In such event, the ARV of the Grand Prize is $20,000. Substituting the Grand Prize with the cash alternative will result in forfeiture of the Grand Prize and the winner will receive only the cash alternative.

  1. One (1) First Prize: Fifteen (15) AR-15 custom Amend2 w/ 450 rounds of 5.56cal ammunition (ARV $410).

  2. Eight (8) Second Prizes: A $100 Gift Card for use on US Gear Co website or in US Gear Co. partner shops (ARV $100).

Total ARV of all prizes is up to $41,640. 

The Grand Prize winner, the Guest, and the First Prize winner will be subject to and must pass a background check in order to win a prize. Failure to pass such background check will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize. All prizes must be accepted as awarded. All prize selections, and all characteristics and features of the prizes except as otherwise explicitly stated above are at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. No substitution, cash redemption, sale or transfer of prizes are permitted except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein. If a prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute such prize (or portion thereof) with an equivalent prize of equal or greater value. All federal, state, and local taxes, and all other costs associated with acceptance or use of the prizes, are the sole responsibility of the applicable winners and Guest. Arrangements for delivery of prize will be made after winner validation. LIMIT ONE (1) PRIZE PER PERSON/EMAIL ADDRESS/HOUSEHOLD. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. Prizes will be awarded only to an address within the Territory provided they are claimed properly in accordance with these Official Rules. At the Sponsor’s discretion, prizes that are not claimed properly in accordance with these Official Rules may not be awarded. 

  1. Transfer of Firearms: Transfer of any prize falling under the legal definition of a firearm, shall be conducted through a federally licensed Federal Firearms License (“FFL”) dealer. All firearms transfers will be conducted in strict compliance with all applicable Federal, State and Local laws and will be shipped to an FFL of their choosing. If, at any time prior to fulfillment of the prize, the winner is unable, unwilling, or barred from obtaining or using a firearm for any reason, the winner will be declared ineligible by the Promotion Administrator, and Sponsor reserves right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to choose an alternate prize winner via random selection from among all remaining eligible entries. If, at any time prior to fulfillment of the prize, the Guest is unable, unwilling, or barred from obtaining or using a firearm for any reason, the Guest will be declared ineligible by the Promotion Administrator and the portion of the Grand Prize allocated to the Guest (ARV of $14,465) will be forfeited in its entirety and shall not be awarded. Background checks and completing the ATF's Form 4473 will be required through the FFL in order to transfer any firearms or suppressors, in addition Grand Prize Winner and Guest will be required to also submit Form 4 paperwork to the ATF for any/all suppressors. If a winner lives in a location where sale or possession of a prize (or portion thereof) is prohibited by federal, state, or local law, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute such prize (or portion thereof) with a prize (or portion thereof) of equal or greater value. By accepting a firearms prize, you acknowledge that you are not legally prohibited from owning or taking possession of a firearm.

  2. Additional Conditions for Grand Prize Winner and Guest: The Grand Prize winner and Guest will first use the Gear that they selected during the firearm training in Utah. After which all non-regulated items form the Gear will be shipped to their residences, and all regulated items from the Gear will be shipped to an FFL of their choosing. Grand Prize winner and Guest must take the trip on May 19 - 24, 2023, or the prize will be forfeited in its entirety. If the Grand Prize winner takes the trip on May 19 - 24, 2023, but the Guest does not take the trip, the portion of the Grand Prize allocated to the Guest (ARV of $14,465) will be forfeited in its entirety and shall not be awarded. Grand Prize winner and Guest may be required to attend Special Presentation Event at the SHOOTAH opening day, May 20, 2023. Failure to attend may result in forfeiture of the prize in its entirety and removal from SHOOTAH event. Grand Prize winner and Guest must also attend Safety Training each day prior to any firearm training. All travel accommodations at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. If applicable, Grand Prize winner and Guest are responsible for procuring adequate documentation for travel, if required, or personal travel insurance prior to departure, if desired. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Tickets are subject to space availability and blackout dates. The actual value of a prize will depend on the actual departure and destination locations. If, in the sole judgment of the Sponsor, air travel is not required due to Grand Prize winner’s proximity to prize location, ground transportation may be substituted for round-trip air travel, but no additional compensation will be offered. Grand Prize Winner and Guest will not be awarded the difference between the actual and maximum retail value of their prize. Once Guest has been selected by the Grand Prize winner, the Guest may not be changed without the approval of Sponsor. Once travel documents are issued, travel arrangements may not be changed without the approval of Sponsor. 

Sponsor is not responsible for flight cancellations, weather conditions or any other circumstance beyond its control, or for inability of winner to travel in accordance with these Official Rules. Guest must be 21 years of age or older. Grand Prize winner and Guest must be available to travel on the same itinerary. Travel arrangements of winners must be booked/ticketed through Sponsor at least three (3) weeks prior to travel. Dates of trip, location, and travel arrangements are at Sponsor's sole discretion, and are subject to availability and change. 

All travel expenses not specifically listed, including but not limited to, transportation between Grand Prize winner’s home and major closest airport, ground transportation, gas, meals, parking fees, insurance, tolls, beverages, activities, incidental hotel expenses, gratuities, airline fees, fuel, surcharges (including NAV surcharges), airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses, are the sole responsibility of Grand Prize winner and Guest and, where applicable, must be paid by them with a credit card at the time of booking. The Grand Prize winner and Guest are responsible (at their expense) for ensuring that they have valid required travel documentation. Grand Prize winner and Guest must comply with all airline and security requirements. 

Grand Prize winner and Guest understand and further agree that the Promotion Administrator has the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify and remove the Grand Prize winner (and/or his/her Guest) from any activity at any time if Sponsor and Promotion Administrator determines that the Grand Prize winner’s and/or Guest’s behavior at any point is disruptive, inappropriate or may cause damage to person, property or the reputation of Sponsor, or otherwise violates the policies of the Sponsor and the prize providers.

  1. Entrant Verification: 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. The Promotion Administrator reserves the right to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to the Promotion Administrator – including, without limitation, government issued photo identification) for any reason the Promotion Administrator deems necessary, in its sole discretion, for the purposes of administering this Promotion in accordance with these Official Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the complete satisfaction of the Promotion Administrator within the timeline specified by the Promotion Administrator may result in disqualification by the Promotion Administrator, in its sole discretion. 

  2. Disqualification: Entries which are incomplete, incorrect, incomprehensible, not received, or do not otherwise comply with these Official Rules (as determined by the Promotion Administrator in its sole and absolute discretion) will be void and will not be entered into the Promotion's prize drawing. Entries made by facsimile, overnight courier, automated means, any entry service, or in any other manner not specifically allowed under these Official Rules will not be entered into the Promotion and may result in disqualification of the entries and the responsible entrant(s). Promotion Administrator reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with the entry process or who acts in a disruptive or unfair manner. 

  3. Notification & Validation of Winners & Guest: Potential winners and the Grand Prize winner’s Guest will each be contacted by telephone, email, regular mail or overnight mail, and may be required to complete, sign and return an affidavit or declaration of eligibility, a liability release, tax forms, 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 or information 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 Promotion Administrator, in its sole and absolute discretion, may result in disqualification of the winner and forfeiture of the corresponding prize, and the choosing of an alternate winner in a random drawing from among the remaining eligible entries. 

  4. Limitations: To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, Promotion Parties are not responsible for: (i) electronic or digital transmissions, entries or mail that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, illegible, damaged, garbled, destroyed, misdirected, non-delivered, or not received by Sponsor or Promotion Administrator for any reason; (ii) mail that is received postage-due; (iii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmission, communication failures (including but not limited to failures or malfunctions of phone lines, mail delivery service, telephone systems or other communications systems), destruction of or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for printing, distribution or production errors; (iv) failed or unavailable hardware, network, software or telephone transmissions; (v) damage to entrants' or any person's computer; (vi) causes beyond Promotion Parties’ reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion; (vii) incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by entrants or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (viii) any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising related to the Promotion, in the administration or execution of the Promotion, or in the announcement/notification of prize winners; (ix) any human, or other error, which may occur in the promotion or administration of this Promotion; or (x) cheating or fraud by any participant. 

  5. Modification, Suspension and Termination: If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to infection by virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, legal mandate, social media mandate, pandemic, epidemic or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor or Promotion Administrator that corrupt or affect the security, administration, integrity, fairness or proper conduct of this Promotion, or if this Promotion is compromised or becomes corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, Promotion Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void suspect entries/entrants and/or, modify, suspend and/or terminate this Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the stated end date of the Promotion Period, the Promotion Administrator may select the winners in a random drawing from among all applicable eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time/date of termination. Thereafter, Sponsor reserves the right to accept no further entries and award no further prizes.

  6. Releases: By participating in this Promotion, entrants agree (and agree to confirm in writing): (a) to the maximum extent permitted by law, 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; (b) to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless Promotion Parties, and their respective successors and assigns from and against any liability, loss, claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, injury, death or damages arising out of participation in this Promotion or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize received in this Promotion or the use of any photo, video or entry; and (c) to waive all rights to claim punitive, indirect, incidental and consequential damages, attorneys’ fees, court costs, or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket costs incurred to enter, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO APPLICABLE PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. 

  7. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes each entrant’s permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use entrants' names, photographs, videos, voices and/or any other likenesses for purposes of advertising and publicity in all media now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and without compensation or notice. 

  8. Privacy: The personal information collected through this Promotion is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located at www.usgearco.com/privacy-policy. By entering this Promotion, each entrant agrees that the Sponsor, its agents and/or representatives (including the Promotion Administrator) may store, share and use the personal information he/she submitted with his/her entry for the purpose of administering the Promotion and agrees to the collection, use and disclosure of his/her personal information as described in these Official Rules, in the above Privacy Policy and as permitted by law. 

  9. Choice of Law, Jurisdiction and Notice: 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 Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. By entering, entrants irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state courts located within the county of Santa Clara, California for any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Promotion. These Official Rules are protected by U.S. and International copyright laws. Reproduction and distribution of these Official Rules without written permission from the Promotion Administrator is prohibited. Copr. 2022 Promotion Administrator.

  10. Severability & Conflicts: 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 Promotion-related materials or made by any representative of Sponsor or Promotion Administrator, and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

  11. Winners’ List: To view the official winners’ list for this Promotion, please visit https://certified.promotrust.com/USGearCo/GunsandGearGiveaway/winners. The winners’ list will be available after winner validation has been completed.

  12. Third Party Rights: All trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners. Manufacturers of the prizes offered in this Promotion do not sponsor or endorse this Promotion and are not affiliated with the Sponsor or Promotion Administrator in any way. 

  13. Sponsor: Utah Shooters, American Fork, Utah. Mail-in entries are not accepted at this address. Mail-in entries are not accepted at this address.

  14. Promotion Administrator: The Promotion is administered and judged by SweepstakesPros, P.O. Box 3222, Saratoga, CA 95070. Mail-in entries are not accepted at this address.