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FedChoice Federal Credit Union

Restaurant Support Sweepstakes Official Rules

Eligibility:  No Purchase Necessary.  The FedChoice Federal Credit Union “Home Show TV Raffle” Sweepstakes (“the Sweepstakes”) is open to anyone who: (i) follows these rules; (ii) is a legal U.S. resident and (iii) is 18 years of age or over as of June 11, 2021.  Officers, directors, and employees of FedChoice are not eligible to win a Prize but immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling), and persons residing in their households are eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or to win a Prize.  The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. For the Home Show TV Raffle, members must be in good standing to qualify to win a Television valued at no more than $250.00 (or a prize with a comparable value) when they fill out an entry form.  One winner will be randomly selected. This promotion will run from June 12, 2021 through June 13, 2021. FedChoice reserves the right to verify that the winners’ accounts are in good standing at the time of the drawing.

Prizes:  One (1) prize will be awarded in total.  One Television worth no more than $250.00. All members are eligible to win based on the criteria noted above. The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 A.M. EST on June 11, 2021 and ends at 11:59 PM on June 13, 2021. All prizes are subject to availability and may be subject to change without prior notice with an item of equal or greater value. The Winners are responsible for payment of all applicable federal, state, and local taxes imposed on the Prize and may be required, as a condition of receiving a Prize, to provide FedChoice with their Social Security number so that appropriate reports may be filed with the appropriate taxing authorities.

How to Enter: To win a Prize, you are not required to purchase goods or services from FedChoice, pay any money to FedChoice, or submit to a sales promotion effort.  You may enter the Sweepstakes any time during the Promotion Period. To enter without filling out online entry form, include your name, address, daytime and evening phone numbers, email address, and date of birth on a 3" x 5" card and mail it in an envelope with proper postage to “FedChoice Federal Credit Union, Home Show TV Raffle Sweepstakes”, Attn:  Creative Services Department, 10001 Willowdale Road, Lanham, MD 20706.  You will receive one (1) entry into the contest. Limit: One (1) entry per envelope. All mail-in entries must be handwritten and must be postmarked by and received by, the dates listed above. All entries become the exclusive property of FedChoice Federal Credit Union and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by FedChoice. FedChoice is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due entries, which will be disqualified.

All entries must be received by 11:59 PM on June 13, 2021 (EST) when the Promotional Period ends. FedChoice assumes no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected or fraudulent entries.

All entries submitted automatically become the property of FedChoice and will not be returned. Entries may be used by FedChoice for promotional purposes. Automatic entries have an equal chance of winning the Prize, which will depend upon the number of entries received.

Drawing:  The Sweepstakes Prize drawings will be conducted based on the schedule shown below. Restaurant nominations will be randomly selected from entries submitted online and received in the mail during the promotional period.

Entry Period – June 12, 2021 –  June 13, 2021 – Participants to enter raffle via an online entry form.

Drawing (on or about) - June 15, 2021.

Prizes – One winner will receive a Television valued at approximately $250.00

The Winner may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility within 14 days of notification attempt.  If such an affidavit is required, a failure to return the affidavit in the time noted will result in disqualification of the Winner’s entry and the random selection of an alternate Winner.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to accept the decision of the judges as final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

Additional Prizes: FedChoice members randomly selected to receive reimbursement for their local mom ‘n pop restaurant purchase made during the promotional period, utilizing a debit or credit card issued by FedChoice (maximum amount up to $50.00 per member).

The odds of winning are dependent on the number of eligible entries received.  You need not be present at the drawing to win.

The Winners may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility within 14 days of notification attempt.  If such an affidavit is required, a failure to return the affidavit in the time noted will result in disqualification of the Winner’s entry and the random selection of an alternate Winner.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, you agree to accept the decision of the judges as final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

Notification:  The Winners will be notified by phone, e-mail and/or U. S. mail.  FedChoice is not responsible for notifications that are misdirected or not received because of incorrect information.  If FedChoice, after reasonable effort, is unable to contact the Winner within 10 business days from the first notification attempt, that Winner may be disqualified and an alternate Winner may be selected.  Any notification returned as “undeliverable” will result in the disqualification of the Winner and the awarding of that Prize to an alternate Winner.

Winner List:  You may obtain the names of the Winners on or after July 1, 2021  by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “FedChoice Federal Credit Union, Restaurant Support Sweepstakes”, Attn: Creative Services Department – 10001 Willowdale Road, Lanham, MD 20706. 

Limitation of Liability:  By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that FedChoice and its officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives shall have no liability whatsoever to the entrants or others for any and all damages, whether direct or indirect, of any kind or nature arising out of or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or the acceptance, possession, use, or enjoyment of any Prize.
FedChoice is not responsible for lost, late, mutilated, or illegible entries nor any combination thereof.  FedChoice is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other person's computer related to or resulting from the download of any materials related to the Sweepstakes.  If for any reason the Internet portion of the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of FedChoice that corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, FedChoice reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes.

FedChoice reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant, including a Winner, who does not comply with these Official Rules.  FedChoice also reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant, including a Winner, who does or attempts to: (i) enter the Sweepstakes through any means other than as described in these Official Rules; or (ii) disrupt or damage FedChoice’s Web site or social media channels, undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, or otherwise tamper with the Sweepstakes in any manner.  If either of the above occurs, FedChoice reserves the right to remedy any such action, disruption, or circumvention, and to seek damages from an entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law.  Any attempt to deliberately damage FedChoice’s Web site or social media channels to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws.


Consent to Publicity and Release:  By entering the Sweepstakes, you consent to the use of your name and/or likeness for publicity purposes in the event that you win a Prize without further compensation, unless such use is prohibited by applicable law.  You agree to release and hold harmless FedChoice, its employees, agents, representatives, and affiliates from any and all claims of any kind arising directly or indirectly from any publicity about the Sweepstakes.
 

Official Rules:  For a copy of official Sweepstakes rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to “FedChoice Federal Credit Union, Restaurant Support Sweepstakes”, Attn:  Creative Services Department, 10001 Willowdale Road, Lanham, MD 20706.  Questions concerning any aspect of this Sweepstakes will be resolved by the Board of Directors of FedChoice, and any such resolution will be final.

 

June 11, 2021