Decisions of Sponsor and the judges shall be final and binding regarding all matters concerning The Timbuk2 GOLDEN TICKET Contest ("Contest") at all stages of the Contest, including but not limited to: eligibility; disqualification; scoring and tabulations of results; and interpretations of these Official Rules. By participating, Contestants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. Sponsor and/or judges shall not be required to release the individual rankings or scores of any Contestant. In the event of any conflicts or inconsistencies between these Rules and the language in or any other statements or materials in any form or media, the provisions of these Rules shall control and take priority unless otherwise specifically indicated in writing by Sponsor that such statements or materials supersede these Rules.
Open to permanent legal residents of the District of Columbia and 45 United States (excludes residents of Colorado, Maryland, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Vermont), 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. LIMIT: ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PER YEAR. The following persons are not eligible to participate in the Contest: Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor.
Between January 28, 2013 and December 31, 2014 ("Contest Period"), design and purchase a custom, nondiscounted Timbuk2 bag (excludes all custom bags discounted by 30% or more, non-custom bags, sleeves, and other products) either online on www.timbuk2.com or in a Timbuk2 retail store. The cost of a custom Timbuk2 bag ranges from approximately $39 to approximately $250. Sponsor will not notify entrants whether any entry has been accepted or rejected. Subsequent entries will be disqualified. Each entry must also comply with Section 4 below.
A. The entry must be your own original work, created solely by you, and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any third person or entity.
B. Entries that are lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, obscene, or entries that otherwise contain inappropriate content or objectionable material may not be submitted and may be removed at any time in Sponsor's sole and unfettered discretion.
C. The entry must not contain any personally identifiable information of any person other than you. Should you include personally identifiable information about yourself in your entry, you acknowledge and agree that such information will be disclosed publicly and you are solely responsible for any consequences thereof.
D. You may not be, nor may you work with parties in conjunction with your entry who are: 1) represented under contract (e.g., by a talent agent or manager) that would limit or impair Sponsor's ability to display your entry in any media form; 2) subject to an acting or modeling contract that would make your/their appearance in the entry a violation of any third-party rights; or 3) under any other contractual relationship, including but not limited to guild and/or union memberships, that may prevent Sponsor from being able to use the entry worldwide in all media in perpetuity on a royalty-free basis, without any payment or fee obligations.
Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify any entry that it believes violates or potentially violates any of the foregoing requirements or otherwise fails to comply with any provision of these Official Rules. The decision of the Sponsor on this and all matters pertaining to the Contest shall be final and binding.
A. Factory Judging Panel: Within approximately one (1) week after the conclusion of each calendar month during the Contest Period, a panel of judges comprised of Sponsor factory employees will determine the potential Factory Contest Prize winner from among all eligible online entries received during the preceding calendar month, based on an application of the following weighted criteria ("Judging Criteria"):
B. Retail Judging Panel: Within approximately one (1) week after the conclusion of each fiscal quarter during the Contest Period, a panel of judges comprised of Sponsor retail employees will determine the potential Retail Contest Prize winner from among all eligible retail entries received, based on an application of the following weighted criteria ("Judging Criteria"):
C. Tiebreak. In the event of a tie, the entrant whose entry receives the higher Beauty score, as determined by the judges in their sole discretion, will be deemed the potential winner.
A. Factory Contest Prize: There will be one (1) Factory Contest Prize per month, each consisting of one (1) $300 Reward Voucher* redeemable on WWW.TIMBUK2.COM and one (1) optional tour of the Timbuk2 factory, located in Francisco, CA on a date to be selected by Sponsor. Approximate retail value ("ARV") of each Factory Contest Prize: $300.
B. Retail Contest Prize: There will be one (1) Retail Contest Prize per fiscal quarter, consisting of one (1) $300 Reward Voucher* redeemable on WWW.TIMBUK2.COM and one (1) optional tour of the Timbuk2 factory, located in San Francisco, CA on a date to be selected by Sponsor. Approximate retail value ("ARV") of Factory Contest Prize: $300.
ARV of all prizes is $4,500.
*Restrictions apply, see 8. Terms of Reward Voucher for details.
To redeem a Timbuk2 Golden Ticket, the Golden Ticket recipient must email their name, order number, and a photo of themselves with their Timbuk2 Golden Ticket to firstname.lastname@example.org within ten days of receiving the Golden Ticket. The Timbuk2 team will handle contest prize delivery from there.
By participating in the Timbuk2 Golden Ticket Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final in all respects. Prizes are not transferable. Taxes on Prizes are sole responsibility of winner. Travel to and from Timbuk2 factory location for factory tour and any expenses associated with factory tour are sole responsibility of winner. No Prize substitutions or cash redemptions allowed except by Sponsor, who may substitute a Prize of equal or greater value if advertised Prize becomes unavailable. Winners may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility/release of liability and publicity (where permitted) within a time period designated by Sponsor, or Prize may be forfeited. If potential Winner cannot be reached, if he/she is found to ineligible, if he/she cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if his/her prize or prize notification or any prize correspondence is returned as undeliverable, potential Winner may be disqualified and an alternate may be selected from the remaining eligible entries at Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the announcement of any prize of the Contest.
The Reward Voucher given to Golden Ticket Winners will be valid for one year from date of Reward Voucher creation. The Reward Voucher will be a one-time use only with no carryover balance and redeemable exclusively on www.timbuk2.com. The Reward Voucher may not be combined with any other discount, cannot be redeemed for cash or cash equivalent, applied to past purchases, or used to purchase an eGift Card, Gift Certificate, or Gift Card. The dollar value of the Reward Voucher will be prorated across items purchased. If the customer returns merchandise purchased with the Reward Voucher, the dollar value of the reward redeemed will be converted into a Timbuk2 store credit. Timbuk2 is not responsible for lost or stolen Reward Voucher.
Sponsor reserves the right to (1) disqualify any entrant and void any entries of an entrant who has engaged in unsportsmanlike conduct, fraud or other misconduct relative to this Contest or otherwise attempted to tamper with or impair the Contest, and to (2) cancel, modify, suspend or terminate the Contest if, in Sponsor's sole opinion, technical failures, applicable laws or regulations, unauthorized human intervention or other cause beyond Sponsor's reasonable control destroys the integrity of the Contest or otherwise corrupts or impairs the administration, security, legality, fairness or proper play of the Contest or any part thereof.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND/OR ENTITY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION; AND IF SUCH INDIVIDUAL ENTERS OR HAS ENTERED THE CONTEST HE/SHE WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM FURTHER PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST.
By participating in the Contest, each Contestant agrees, and by accepting a prize, each winner agrees, to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind arising out of or in connection with their participation in this Contest or with respect to awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any Prize. By participating in the Contest, each Contestant (i) agrees to Sponsor's use for advertising or publicity purposes of his/her name and address (city & state), photograph, video recording, audio recording, and/or likeness and to the use of statements made by or attributed to him/her relating to the Contest, Sponsor, or Sponsor's products; and (ii) grants to Sponsor any and all rights to said use worldwide in all forms of media now known or hereinafter devised, in perpetuity, without further compensation or notice, unless prohibited by law.
Each entrant represents, warrants, and covenants to Sponsor that the right to submit and use any material she/she has submitted to the Contest is not restricted in any manner.
Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by federal or state courts in SAN FRANCISCO County, California; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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. 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 Contest, 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.
For the winners' list, visit WWW.TIMBUK2.COM/GOLDENTICKET between approximately March 1, 2013 and January 31, 2014.