THE 2020/2021 MAHLE CHOICE OF CHAMPIONS SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
ALL DISPUTES WILL BE RESOLVED SOLELY BY BINDING ARBITRATION AND ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIODS: The 2020/2021 MAHLE Choice of Champions Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, March 02, 2020 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Within the Sweepstakes Period, there are eighteen (18) Entry Periods (each, an “Entry Period”) and eighteen (18) corresponding Random Drawings (each, a “Drawing”) as defined in the “Entry Periods & Drawings Schedule” below. Entries must be received during an Entry Period to be eligible for that Entry Period’s drawing and prize. Non-winning entries for an Entry Period will not roll over to subsequent Entry Periods. Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for this Sweepstakes.
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ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States, including the District of Columbia, who are age 18 or older, and are professionally employed by or the owner of a company whose primary business is commercial automotive repair at the time of entry. Void in Alaska and Hawaii, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Mahle Industries, Inc. (the "Sponsor"), US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company (the “Administrator”) and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, NASCAR affiliates, companies sponsored by MAHLE, and the immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter.
Method #1 – With Qualifying Purchase. During the Sweepstakes Period, participants must complete the following steps to enter:
- Purchase new MAHLE, Clevite and Behr automotive product(s) from a MAHLE, Clevite or Behr part distributor, supplier or retailer (the “Qualifying Product”). Individual products with a purchase price over $5,000 are not eligible for submission into the Sweepstakes. Purchases of used products or purchases made through resellers, other third parties or online marketplace websites including but not limited to ebay.com and Alibaba.com are not eligible to be submitted.
- Visit www.mahlechampions.com (the “Sweepstakes Site”) and follow all instructions to complete the registration form in its entirety including:
- Participant’s personal name, address, phone number and email address;
- The name and street address of the repair shop where the participant is currently employed or the owner of;
- Part distributor, supplier or retailer name, city, state and zip code for part supplier/retailer, and the total purchase price (not including tax, shipping or other charges) of the Qualified Products purchased from that part distributor, supplier or retailer as shown on the purchase receipts (up to a maximum of $5,000 total for all Qualified Products per day); and
- Upload up to ten (10) receipt(s) from the purchases of the Qualified Products (each, a “Receipt”). Each Receipt may only be submitted once during the Sweepstakes Period.
- Submit the form (an “Online Submission”).
- For every $100 in Qualifying Product submitted, participant will earn one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (an “Online Entry”) up to a maximum of fifty (50) Online Entries per person per day. In the event there is a balance remaining after calculating the Online Entry(ies) to be awarded for an Online Submission, such balance will be available to be applied to the next Online Submission and calculation of the number of Online Entries earned, with the exception of any amount over $5,000 included in any given day’s Online Submissions.
After a participant completes their initial Online Entry, they may use the Returning User link on the Sweepstakes Site and begin the submission process at Step 2.c above.
Entry Method 2 – Without Qualifying Purchase/Mail-in Entry. To enter without purchase of Qualified Products, mail a postcard (the “Mail-In Entry”), including your handwritten name, complete address, email address and phone number and the name and street address of the repair shop where you are currently employed or the owner of, and indicating the Entry Period it is being mailed during in the first line of the address as indicated below to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes: The 2020/2021 MAHLE Choice of Champions Sweepstakes – Entry Period #[insert entry period], 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625-2437. Each Mail-In Entry must be mailed separately. Mail-In Entry must indicate the Entry Period it is being sent for and be postmarked and received by the corresponding deadline as indicated in the Entry Periods & Drawings Schedule above. By way of example, a Mail-In Entry for Period 1 must be postmarked between 03/02/20 and 03/31/20, be received by 04/07/20, and addressed to “The 2020/2021 MAHLE Choice of Champions Sweepstakes – Entry Period #1, 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625-2437”. Photocopied, illegible, or mechanically produced/reproduced entries are not eligible. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected or postage-due mailed entries.
Online Entry and Mail-In Entry collectively referred to herein as “Entry” or “Entries”. Limit: Ten (10) Receipts per person per day and fifty (50) Entries per person per day regardless of whether entrant has more than one email address and regardless of method of entry. All methods of entry have an equal chance of winning. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “day” is defined as the twenty-four (24) hour time period commencing at 12:00:00 AM ET and ending at 11:59:59 PM ET. Although the Sponsor and/or Administrator may receive a participant’s subsequent attempts to enter on a given day, only the first complete Random Draw Sweepstakes entry and/or Instant Win Game Play received from a particular participant on that day will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter/play during that same day, including entries/plays submitted with an alternate email address, will be disqualified. Normal Internet access, phone, and usage charges imposed by your online or phone service may apply.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS:
Monthly Prizes: There are one-hundred eighty (180) Monthly Prizes available to be won, ten (10) for each Entry Period. Each Monthly Prize includes one (1) Choice of Champions Swag Bag. Contents of each Swag Bag to be determined by Sponsor. ARV of Monthly Prize: $250 each. The odds of winning a Monthly Prize will depend upon the total number of eligible Entries received during each corresponding Entry Period. There is a limit of one (1) Monthly Prize per person.
Finalist and Grand Prizes: There are four (4) Finalist Prizes available to be won. The odds of winning a Finalist Prize will depend upon the total number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. One (1) Grand Prize winner will be determined in a random drawing event from among the Finalists in attendance at the Grand Prize Drawing Event, as described herein. Odds of a Finalist winning the Grand Prize is 1:4.
Finalist Prizes: Each Finalist Prize winner (each, a “Finalist”) will receive a trip to Las Vegas on or around November 2-4, 2021 and at a location to be determined by Sponsor to participate in the Grand Prize drawing event (the “Grand Prize Drawing Event”). Date and location of event will be determined by Sponsor at the time of winner notification and are subject to change. Finalist must be present at the Grand Prize Drawing Event to participate in the Grand Prize drawing. Finalist Prize trip includes:
- Round-trip, coach-class airfare for winner and one (1) guest from a major airport near winner, as determined by the Sponsor, to Las Vegas, NV; and
- Three (3) days and two (2) single-room hotel accommodations based on double occupancy at a hotel of Sponsor’s choice.
- The ARV of Finalist Prize: $3,000 each.
The ARV may vary based upon dates of travel and point of departure. The difference between the ARV and actual value of the Finalist Prize will not be awarded. All travel must be arranged through Sponsor by the deadline provided by Sponsor at the time of winner confirmation. All travel related expenses, including but not limited to, ground transportation to and from home, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, departure taxes, hotel, resort or property fees, luggage fees, food & beverage and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Winner and travel companion must travel on same itinerary. Winner and travel companion must have valid photo ID and any required documentation prior to departure. Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Sponsor will, in its sole discretion, determine which airport is closest to the winner’s home will be used. In the event the winner’s residence is close enough to the destination city such that air transportation is deemed by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be unnecessary, the Finalist Prize will not include air transportation and no other compensation will be provided in lieu thereof. The winner and his/her travel companion are responsible for obtaining any travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) that they may wish to obtain (at their own expense) and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit may be required at any time for incidental charges (e.g., room service, use of telephone/IT services, laundry and all other optional extra services not provided in the Finalist Prize). If Finalist elects to travel or partake in the Finalist Prize with no guest, no additional compensation will be awarded. All hotel reservations are based on availability and all holidays are excluded. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. If weather affects the ability for winner and his/her guest to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or guest other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of the prize. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels, or other venue operators, transportation companies, prize providers or any other persons providing any prize-related services or accommodations. Sponsor is not liable for expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any transportation or other prize element except at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. If for any reason whatsoever, winner and/or guests are unable to travel after all travel arrangements have been made and paid, the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g., valid photo ID, passport) prior to travel. Winner’s guest must be a legal U.S. resident over the age of majority in his or her state of residence, or if such guest is less than the age of majority in his or her state of residence, the Finalist Prize winner must be such minor’s parent or legal guardian. Winner’s guest must complete and return a Travel Companion Liability Release prior to travel as noted below. In the event a winner or his/her travel companion engages in behavior that, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip early, whole or in part, and send the winner and his/her guest home with no further obligation. In the event a winner engages in behavior during travel that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is illegal, tortious, or subjects winner to arrest or detention, Sponsor shall have no obligation to pay any damages, fees, fines, judgments or other costs or expenses of any kind whatsoever incurred by winner as a result of such conduct. Sponsor shall have no liability for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting from or arising out of any travel related to the prize or any other aspect of Finalist’s acceptance or use of prize.
Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize will be available to be won. Grand Prize includes winner’s choice of either a MAHLE RTR Mustang or a MAHLE Casey Currie Jeep. The ARV of Grand Prize: $80,000.
Sponsor will arrange delivery of prize vehicle to the winner’s residence. Winner is responsible for registration, license, title and insurance fees and for all costs and other expenses related to the acceptance of and use of the prize vehicle not specified herein. Winner must have a valid U.S. driver’s license from his or her state or place of residence in the United States and may need to provide proof of insurance prior to taking receipt of Grand Prize. Trim, model year, color(s), package, factory options, aftermarket upgrades, parts and accessories, and other prize specifics to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to the Grand Prize after it has been delivered to the specified delivery site. Sponsor shall have no liability for any personal injuries, death, property damage, or other damages or expenses resulting from or arising out of Grand Prize winner’s acceptance or use/misuse of prize.
Runner-Up Prizes: Three (3) Runner-Up Prizes are available to be won. Runner-Up Prize includes one (1) certificate for a Richard Petty Driving Experience Gift Certificate. ARV of Runner-Up Prize: $400 each.
PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND THE RECEIPT AND/OR USE/MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE OFFERED IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.
The total ARV of all prizes available to be won: $138,200.
MONTHLY PRIZE RANDOM DRAWING: The potential Monthly Prize winners will be selected in a series of random drawings from among all eligible entries received within the corresponding Entry Period on or about the corresponding Random Drawing Date indicated in the Entry Period & Drawings Schedule in the “Sweepstakes Entry Periods” section of these Official Rules. Random drawings will be conducted by the Sweepstakes Administrator, an independent representative of the Sponsor whose decisions are final. Potential Monthly Prize winners will be notified by email and requested to confirm their mailing address within 48 hours via return email. Prizes will be sent to the address on the entry form or new address provided via email within 4-6 weeks of winner being verified.
ALL POTENTIAL MONTHLY PRIZE WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR AND/OR ADMINISTRATOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. POTENTIAL WINNERS MAY BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PROOF OF ELIGIBLE EMPLOYMENT/OWNERSHIP AND NAY OTHER INFORMATION TO SPONSOR TO CONFIRM THEIR ELIGIBILITY AND MUST RESPOND AS INDICATED AND BY THE DEADLINE PROVIDED BY SPONSOR IN ANY SUCH NOTIFICATION.
FINALIST DRAWING & NOTIFICATION: On or about September 9, 2021, the Administrator, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final, will select four (4) potential Finalist Prize winners in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
On or about September 13, 2021 the potential Finalist Prize winners will be notified via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within five (5) business days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, an IRS W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). These Releases will require the Finalist Prize winners to furnish their Social Security Number for the purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. If a potential Finalist Prize winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the Grand Prize will be awarded in the name of the potential Finalist Prize winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return the Releases on minor’s behalf and accompany such minor on the Finalist Prize trip. The travel companion of each Finalist Prize winner will also be required to sign a Travel Companion Liability Release. Noncompliance or failure to return the Releases within the designated timeframe will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected.
Potential Finalist Prize winners will also be required to provide proof of eligibility/employment/ownership, to Sponsor’s satisfaction, and to submit to a background check to confirm eligibility and help ensure that the use of any such person in advertising or publicity for the Sweepstakes will not bring Sponsor into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Sweepstakes or Sponsor, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify a potential Finalist Prize winner on the basis of the findings resulting from such background check or if a potential Finalist Prize winner fails to properly authorize and/or provide the required information in connection with such background check.
GRAND AND RUNNER-UP PRIZE DRAWING & NOTIFICATION: One (1) potential Grand Prize winner will be chosen in a random drawing to be conducted by an agent of the Sponsor from among all Finalist Prize winners in attendance at the Grand Prize Drawing Event to be held on or around November 2, 2021. Potential Grand Prize winner will be required to complete and return Releases for the Grand Prize, as described above. The three (3) Finalist Prize winners who are not selected as the Grand Prize winner will each be awarded one (1) Runner-Up Prize. Grand and Runner-Up Prizes will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: If a winner is selected whose company policy does not allow them personally to accept a prize, if a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules, that winner will be disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all remaining eligible Entries for the corresponding drawing.
Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes are not assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Finalist and Grand Prize winners will be required to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the purpose of preparation of tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners acknowledge that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any). Once the prize has been delivered to the winner’s provided address, the prize is considered awarded.
Runner Up Prizes are subject to availability and all terms and conditions for participation in Richard Petty Driving Experience events, including but not limited to those available at https://www.drivepetty.com/.
GENERAL: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, and release the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes Administrator, and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the Sweepstakes, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes cannot be run as planned, Sponsor may disqualify any suspect entries or individuals from the Sweepstakes and any sweepstakes it sponsors and (a) suspend the Sweepstakes and modify the Sweepstakes to address the impairment, then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; and/or (b) award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment.
THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IF THIS SWEEPSTAKES CANNOT BE ADMINISTERED OR CONDUCTED OR ANY PRIZE CANNOT BE AWARDED DUE TO CANCELLATIONS, DELAYS, OR INTERRUPTIONS RESULTING OR ARISING FROM ACTS OF GOD, WAR, OR TERROROISM, CIVIL UNREST, STRIKES, SUPPLY SHORTAGES, NATURAL DISASTERS, WEATHER, EPIDEMICS, COMPLIANCE WITH ANY LAW OR ORDER OF A GOVERNMENTAL AUTHORITY, OR ANY OTHER SIMILAR ACT, EVENT, OR OCCURENCE BEYOND THE REASONABLE CONTROL OF THE SPONSOR. BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, PARTICIPANT AGREES THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INJURIES, DAMAGES, OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, OR TO PROPERTY ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO AND USE OF ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SUCH SITE, AS APPLICABLE. FURTHER, SPONSOR SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CANCELLATIONS, DELAYS, DIVERSIONS, CHANGES IN SERVICE OR ACCOMODATIONS OR SUBSTITUTIONS, OR FOR ANY ACTS OR OMISSIONS BY ANY THIRD PARTIES BEYOND ITS REASONABLE CONTROL, INCLUDING AIR CARRIER(S) AND OTHER TRANSPORTATION COMPANIES; LODGING, RESTAURANT OR OTHER HOSPITALITY PROVIDERS; ENTERTAINMENT PROVIDERS, VENUES OR ARTISTS; OR OTHER THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS SUPPLYING ANY SERVICES OR COMPONENTS OF THE PRIZE(S) TO WINNERS AND/OR THEIR GUESTS, OR FOR ANY RESULTING INJURIES, INCLUDING MONEY DAMAGES, COSTS AND EXPENSES, PROPERTY DAMAGES, PERSONAL INJURIES OR DEATH RESULTING THEREFROM.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
GOVERNING LAW AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of entrants, Sponsor or the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Michigan, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other laws.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (A) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (B) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (C) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED TEN DOLLARS ($10.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (D) ENTRANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
DISPUTES: The parties hereto each agree to finally settle all disputes only through arbitration; provided, however, the Released Parties shall be entitled to seek injunctive or equitable relief in the state and federal courts in the state of Michigan and any other court with jurisdiction over the parties. In arbitration, there is no judge or jury and review is limited. The arbitrator’s decision and award is final and binding, with limited exceptions, and judgment on the award may be entered in any court with jurisdiction. The parties agree that, except as set forth above, any claim, suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved solely by binding arbitration before a sole arbitrator under the streamlined Arbitration Rules Procedures of JAMS Inc. (“JAMS”) or any successor to JAMS. In the event JAMS is unwilling or unable to set a hearing date within fourteen (14) days of the filing of a “Demand for Arbitration”, then either party can elect to have the arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) or any other mutually agreeable arbitration administration service. If an in-person hearing is required, then it will take place in the state of Michigan. The federal or state law that applies to these Official Rules will also apply during the arbitration. Disputes will be arbitrated only on an individual basis and will not be consolidated with any other proceedings that involve any claims or controversy of another party, including any class actions; provided, however, if for any reason any court or arbitrator holds that this restriction is unconscionable or unenforceable, then the agreement to arbitrate doesn’t apply and the dispute must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in the state of Michigan. Sponsor agrees to pay the administrative and arbitrator’s fees in order to conduct the arbitration (but specifically excluding any travel or other costs of entrant to attend the arbitration hearing). Either party may, notwithstanding this provision, bring qualifying claims in small claims court.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.mahlechampions.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by September 9, 2021, to: The 2020/2021 MAHLE Choice of Champions Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
WINNER CONFIRMATION REQUEST: For a written confirmation of the winners (available after 9/09/21), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than 10/07/20), to: The 2020/2021 MAHLE Choice of Champions Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
SPONSOR: MAHLE Industries, Inc., 23030 MAHLE Drive, Farmington Hills, Michigan 48335.
SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR: US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company, 625 Panorama Trail, Suite 2100, Rochester, NY 14625. 1-800-620-6044
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