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BASF @ PestWorld 2019

Tailgate Package Sweepstakes

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS.

 

1. Eligibility: The Tailgate Package Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to officially registered attendees of PestWorld 2019 who are (1) legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia and (2) at least 18 years of age or the age of majority in the jurisdiction where they reside, whichever is greater, at the time of entry, and (3) licensed pest management professionals.


Employees, contractors, directors, officers and agents of BASF (“Sponsor”), and each of Sponsor’s parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, sales representatives, and advertising, promotion and judging agencies and all other service agencies involved with the Sweepstakes, and members of the immediate family (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household of each such employee (whether or not related) are not eligible to enter or win.


This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void outside the United States and where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.


2. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.


3. Sweepstakes Entry Period:
The Sweepstakes entry period is Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm; Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 10:00 am – 1:30 pm; and Thursday, October 17, 2019, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm. All entries for each day’s drawing must be received before the Sweepstakes Entry Period ends on each day to be valid. All times are expressed in Pacific Time (PT).


4. How to Enter: During each day of the Entry Period, please write your name, phone number, email address, and complete the four (4) questions and give it to a BASF sales rep or employee at the BASF booth #327 at PestWorld 2019 located at the San Diego convention center: 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101. BASF employees will put all entries into a daily drawing to win a Gameday Tailgate Package (see Section 6, below). You may enter multiple times, but only one entry per day will be counted for the Sweepstakes. Entries are only valid on the day they are made (for example, an entry made on October 15th will only be valid for the October 15th drawing). Sponsor and its agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives and service providers may use the personal information submitted with entry for purposes of prize fulfillment and marketing of their products or services. The Sponsor will not sell personal information.


Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, misdirected, or incomplete entries, incorrect or inadvertent deletion or filing of an entry; or other errors or malfunctions of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise. Proof of sending or submission of entry will not be deemed proof of receipt by the Sponsor. No facsimiles or mechanical reproductions of entries allowed. Submissions become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Automated entries are prohibited, and any use of automated devices will cause disqualification. Entrants may not enter with multiple identities. Any entrant who attempts to enter under multiple identities, will be disqualified and forfeits any and all prizes won, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.


5. Entrant Verification: As each entry is submitted, and at the end of each day during the Entry Period, Sponsor will review and verify all entries. Any entrant who is found not to be eligible for this Sweepstakes will be disregarded and will not be eligible for that day’s drawing. Ineligible individuals will not receive notification or any correspondence from Sponsor.


6. Prize Drawing: Individuals who do not follow all of the instructions and/or abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may be disqualified. You may enter multiple times, but only one entry per day will be counted for the Sweepstakes. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


There will be one (1) Sweepstakes winner each day randomly selected from among all eligible entrants on October 15th at 6:00 pm (PT), October 16th at 2:00 pm (PT) and October 17th at 2:00 pm (PT) during the Entry Period. Each winner from the October 15th, October 16th, and October 17th drawings will be selected as follows: the Sponsor will conduct a random drawing at previously mentioned times to determine the Prize Winner by randomly selecting one (1) entrant. The entrant whose name is randomly selected will be the potential winner. The method of the random selection, drawn from a bowl, will be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The prize winner will be announced at the BASF booth following each drawing on October 15th, October 16th, and October 17th. The winning entrant may or may not be present at the time of the selection to claim their prize. BASF will contact the winner within three (3) business days of the conclusion of the 2019 PestWorld Expo. If winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible or fails to claim the prize and confirm mailing address within five (5) business days from the time award notification was sent, the prize may be forfeited. Sponsor will mail the prize, within the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, to the Sweepstakes winner covering shipping charges.


The Sponsor reserves at its sole discretion the right to not award the prize or to determine an alternate winner in accordance with the Official Rules in the event that a winner has been disqualified, cannot be contacted, or is deemed ineligible for any reason.


As a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree and acknowledge that in order to be deemed the winner, the potential winner may be required to sign and return a Publicity Release and agree to all terms herein or prize may be forfeited. The potential prize winner’s failure to return all required forms within this time period may result in the potential winner being disqualified and an alternate winner may be determined by Sponsor in its sole and discretion, in accordance with the Official Rules.


If the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the Sponsor reserves the right to determine an alternate winner by conducting a random drawing from among all eligible entrants. By participating in this Sweepstakes you agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; (b) as between you and the Sponsor, that the decisions of the Sponsor are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes; and (c) in the event that you do not comply with these rules, you will be disqualified and your prize (if any) will be forfeited.


7. Prize (1): One (1) winner each day (October 15th, October 16th, and October 17th) will receive a BASF Game Day Package, which includes a blanket, two (2) chairs, and a cooler, collectively MSRP of US$1,200.


Sponsor does not make, nor in any manner is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize including but not limited to its quality, fitness for purpose or condition. All costs not specifically stated herein as being awarded are the responsibility of the winner. All taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner, regardless of whether prize is used in whole or in part. All prize details not specified herein are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will provide the winner with a W-9 which winner must complete and return to Sponsor for tax reporting purposes or prize may be forfeited, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize winner will be issued an IRS 1099 form for the value of the prize. The difference in value of prize as stated herein and value at time of prize notification, if any, will not be awarded.


Prize is non-transferable and no cash equivalent or substitution of prize is offered, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If a prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with another prize of equal or greater value. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Federal, state and local taxes and any fees and expenses related to acceptance and use of the prize not specifically stated herein remain the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes. THE SWEEPSTAKES AND PRIZE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.


8. Release: As a condition of entering, entrants agree (and agree to confirm in writing): (a) to release Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers and agents, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents (“Promotion Parties”), from any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any prize; (b) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and/or any rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred (if any), excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs. No prizes more than the prize set forth herein will be awarded.


9. Publicity and Personal Information: Except where prohibited by law, each winner grants (and agrees to confirm this grant in writing, if requested) permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use his/her name, photograph, and/or likeness, for advertising and/or publicity purposes in any and all media now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and without compensation. Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Available at http://agproducts.basf.us/privacy-policy.html


10. General Conditions: Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undelivered, incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, bugs, virus, technical failures, or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impair the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor will randomly award the prize from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to cancellation. Sponsor is not responsible for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions, the website, or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process, the website, or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.


11. Disputes: Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Sweepstakes or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the appropriate US District Court for North Carolina for Durham County, NC, or the appropriate North Carolina state court sitting in Durham County, NC; (iii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iv) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, 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 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 the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of North Carolina and or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of North Carolina.


12. Governing Law & Jurisdiction: This Sweepstakes and its Official Rules are governed by U.S. law and are subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Sweepstakes Official Rules, or the rights

and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, and any matters or proceedings which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in Section 11 of these Official Rules and/or for entering any judgment on an arbitration award, shall take place in the State of North Carolina in the City of Durham.


13. Winner’s List: For a list of the winner, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: BASF, ATTN: Kimberly Gilbert, 26 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Requests must be received by November 1, 2019.


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