The 2014 Honda Civic Tour Sweepstakes

Official Rules and Eligibility Criteria

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NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.  BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AFFIRMATIVELY AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE OFFICIAL RULES; YOU MAY NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES.

 

  1. Term & Description.  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The 2014 Honda Civic Tour Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") begins on August 1, 2014 at 9am Eastern Time ("ET") and ends at 11:59pm Eastern Time (“ET”) on December 31, 2014 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). There are six (6) separate entry periods (each, an “Entry Period”) as described in the chart below. The Sweepstakes provides Entrants (defined below) with the chance to win either (i) one of three customized 2014 Honda Civic EX-L Coupes (the “Grand Prize”); (ii) a customized 2014 or 2015 (depending on availability) Honda Ruckus, 2014 or 2015 (depending on availability) Honda Grom or 2015 Honda CBR300R (the “First Prize”); or (iii) one of three 3-day/2-night flyaway trips for two (2) to one of the Honda Civic Tour shows (the “Second Prize”). Additional information about the prizes is provided in Section 6 below.


Sponsors.  The sponsors of this Sweepstakes are American Honda Motor Co., Inc., 1919 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA  90501 and American Honda Finance Corporation (Honda Financial Services), 1919 Torrance Boulevard, Torrance, CA  90501 (collectively, “Sponsors”).  The administrator of this Sweepstakes is Votigo, Inc., 251 Lafayette Circle, Suite #330, Lafayette, CA 94549 ("Administrator").   

  1. Eligibility.  Sweepstakes is open only to legal U.S. citizens of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia, who are physically located and residing therein and who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority in their state of primary residence on or before August 1, 2014 (“Entrant”). Additionally, Entrants must be licensed drivers in their state of residence to win the Grand Prizes or First Prizes. Employees of Sponsors, Administrator, their advertising or promotion agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of this Sweepstakes, any agents acting for, or on behalf of the above entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers and fulfillment companies, any other persons or entities associated with this Sweepstakes (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities") are ineligible to enter or win this Sweepstakes. Household Members and Immediate Family Members of such individuals are also not eligible to enter or win. "Household Members" shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year. "Immediate Family Members" shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. Void outside the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia and where prohibited or restricted by law. 
  2. How to Enter.  Throughout the Sweepstakes Period, you may enter during the Entry Periods described above (for the prizes corresponding to that Entry Period or for Grand Prize 3 or First Prize 3). There is one (1) method of entry available for the Sweepstakes. During Sweepstakes Period, namely, Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes online by visiting the Honda Civic Tour website at http://civictour.honda.com/sweepstakes (“Web Site”) and following the on-screen instructions to complete all required fields of the on-screen registration form, including first and last name, contact information and selecting which of the prizes (available during that Entry Period) the Entrant would like to be entered for on the registration form. Once complete, Entrant must click “Submit” to receive one (1) entry into the random drawing for the prizes selected on the on-screen registration form. Entries will not be carried forward to subsequent Entry Period’s random drawing(s), if any.

Limit of one (1) Grand Prize, one (1) First Prize and one (1) Second Prize entry per person and/or email address for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period (total 3 entries per person).  Entries in excess of the limits stated herein will result in disqualification of the Entrant. Entries generated by a macro, script or other automated means will be disqualified. Each Entrant must be the rightful owner (or have authorized use) of the email address used for entry.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an online Entrant or winner, the Entrant or winner will be deemed to be the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. No entries may be submitted on behalf of another person. Entrants must provide all information requested to be eligible to win.  Except as otherwise contemplated in these Official Rules, Sponsors will collect and use personal information from Entrants in accordance with their privacy policies. See details in Section 8(i) below. All entries become Sponsors' property and will not be returned.  Proof of transmission does not constitute proof of entry.  Sweepstakes Entities will not be responsible for late, incomplete or misdirected entries, or for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operations or transmissions, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials or failures in transmission of entries. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service may apply. 

  1. Winner Selection & Notification. All random drawings will be conducted by the Administrator, an independent judging organization whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. On or about the dates specified in the chart above, the potential winners will be selected in separate random drawings from among all eligible entries received for the corresponding prize during the applicable Entry Period (or overall for the Grand Prize 3 and First Prize 3). The Administrator will make three (3) attempts to contact the potential winners via phone within 24 hours from the time winner selection is accomplished. If the Administrator is unable to reach the potential winner within this time frame, he/she will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be selected, time permitting. All potential winners must be able to receive telephone calls from an unlisted and/or blocked number. Messages will not be left. Once the Administrator reaches and speaks to the potential winner, they will send (via email), an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and (where imposing such condition is legal), a publicity release (collectively, the "Prize Claim Documents") and will be required to compete, sign and return via email or mail (as described in the notification) the Prize Claim Documents within three (3) days of being notified in order to claim his/her prize. Administrator reserves the right to disqualify anyone not fully complying with these Official Rules. Sponsors shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If a prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected, time permitting. Sponsors, in their sole discretion, will attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners of a prize in accordance with the above procedure, after which the prize in question may go unawarded if it remains unclaimed.

If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate prize winner may be selected, time permitting. Failure of any winner to return the Prize Claim Documents within the specified time period may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an alternate potential winner from the remaining eligible entries for that prize, time permitting. A prize will not be awarded until all such properly executed forms are returned. Pending verification, Sponsors will announce the winners via a social media posting.

  1. Prizes (9 total):

Grand Prize (3): Three (3) Grand Prizes are available. The “Grand Prize 1” consists of: A 2014 Honda Civic EX-L Coupe customized by Portugal. The Man & Grouplove, along with payment to the dealership for costs associated with sales taxes, registration, tags, title, and other fees. The “Grand Prize 2” consists of: A 2014 Honda Civic EX-L Coupe customized by American Authors, along with payment to the dealership for costs associated with sales taxes, registration, tags, title, and other fees. The “Grand Prize 3” consists of: A 2014 Honda Civic EX-L Coupe customized by 3BallMTY, along with payment to the dealership for costs associated with sales taxes, registration, tags, title, and other fees. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (“MSRP”)/Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Grand Prize is $36,000 (includes customization, destination, sales tax and handling fees). Alternatively, in lieu of the customized car, a Grand Prize winner can opt to receive a stock car (non-customized) and a $12,000 check in full satisfaction of the Grand Prize.

First Prize (3): Three (3) First Prizes are available. The “First Prize 1” consists of: A 2014 or 2015 (depending on availability) Honda Ruckus scooter customized by Portugal. The Man & Grouplove, along with payment to the dealership for the costs associated with sales taxes, registration tags, title and other fees. The “First Prize 2” consists of: A 2014 or 2015 (depending on availability) Honda Grom motorcycle customized by American Authors, along with payment to the dealership for the costs associated with sales taxes, registration tags, title and other fees. The “First Prize 3” consists of: A 2015 Honda CBR300R motorcycle customized by 3BallMTY, along with payment to the dealership for the costs associated with sales taxes, registration tags, title and other fees. The MSRP/ARV of First Prize 1 is $4,500, the MSRP/ARV of First Prize 2 is $5,000 and the MSRP/ARV of First Prize 3 is $7,500. Alternatively, in lieu of the customized motorcycle/scooter, a First Prize winner can opt to receive a stock motorcycle/scooter (non-customized) and a $1,500, check, in full satisfaction of the First Prize.

Second Prize (3): Three (3) Second Prizes are available. The “Second Prize 1” consists of: (i) a 3-day/2-night flyaway trip for two (2) to New York City for the Honda Civic Tour Featuring Portugal. The Man & Grouplove, (ii) two (2) tickets to the Honda Civic Tour Featuring Portugal. The Man & Grouplove at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park in New York, NY on September 16, 2014, and (iii) a Circle Line Tour of New York City and transfers for two (2). The “Second Prize 2” consists of: (i) a 3-day/2-night flyaway trip for two (2) to Boston for the Honda Civic Tour Featuring American Authors, (ii) two (2) tickets to the Honda Civic Tour Featuring American Authors at Paradise in Boston, MA on November 4, 2014, and (iii) a Boston Duck Tour and transfers for two (2). The “Second Prize 3” consists of: (i) a 3-day/2-night flyaway trip for two (2) to Los Angeles for the Honda Civic Tour Featuring 3BallMTY, (ii) two (2) tickets to the Honda Civic Tour Featuring 3BallMTY at Venue TBD in Los Angeles, CA on Date TBD and (iii) a Sightseeing Tour of Hollywood and transfers for two (2). All trips include two (2) nights’ hotel accommodations [one (1) standard room – based on double occupancy], round-trip coach class air transportation for two (2) people from major airport nearest winner’s home to trip destination, transfers to/from airport and hotel and to/from hotel and shows. The ARV of each Second Prize is $4,000.00.  If the winner is unable to take the trip as indicated, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.

Maximum Total ARV: $137,000.

Odds of Winning: Odds of winning any prize depends on the total number of eligible entries received during each Entry Period (or overall) for the applicable prize(s).

Sponsors are not obligated to award any item or amount beyond the prizes stated above; sales tax and other costs may vary by jurisdiction and Sponsors will award the value applicable to the winner (as determined by his or her state of residence). MSRP/ARV is subject to market condition, which can fluctuate, as well as other variables and any difference between actual value and MSRP/ARV will not be awarded. Prizes are awarded “as is”. Except as provided herein, no expenses incurred directly by the winner will be reimbursed by Sponsors. For the Grand Prizes and First Prizes, the color and other customized features will be determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion. Additional restrictions may apply.

  1. Prize Terms:

Grand Prizes and First Prizes: Sponsors are not obligated to award any item or amount beyond the prizes stated above; sales tax and other costs may vary by jurisdiction and Sponsors will award the value applicable to the winner (as determined by his or her state of residence). MSRP/ARV is subject to market condition, which can fluctuate, as well as other variables and any difference between actual value and MSRP/ARV will not be awarded. Except as provided herein, no expenses incurred directly by the winner will be reimbursed by Sponsors. The color and customized (or non-customized) features of the prizes will be determined by the Sponsors in their sole discretion. Upgrades and any other expenses not specifically identified in these Official Rules as included in the prize are the winner’s responsibility. Additional restrictions may apply.

The Grand Prize and First Prize winners must take delivery from a dealer specified by the Sponsors. It may take up to six months for the prize to be delivered to the dealer. The winners must take possession of the prize no later than 30 days after receiving notice that the vehicle/motorcycle/scooter has been delivered to the dealer specified by the Sponsors and is ready to be claimed. Failure of a winner to take possession within such time will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize. Upgrades and any other expenses not specifically identified in these Official Rules as included in the prize are the winner’s responsibility.

The Sponsors have not made and are not responsible in any manner for any warranties, representations, or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or law, relating to the Grand Prizes or First Prizes, regarding the use, value, or enjoyment of the prize, including, without limitation, its quality, mechanical condition, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose, with the exception of any standard manufacturer’s warranty that may apply to the Grand Prizes or First Prizes or any components of the vehicle/motorcycle. At the time the winner takes possession of the Grand Prize or First Prize, he/she may be required to present a valid driver’s license and proof of current insurance.

Second Prize: Winners must be able to travel on dates specified by Sponsor surrounding the corresponding show.  Specifically, the Second Prize trips must be taken on the dates specified by Sponsors surrounding the corresponding Honda Civic Tour show or prize will be forfeited and no additional compensation will be provided. No one will be admitted to the shows without a ticket. Unused tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged. In the event a Honda Civic Tour show is cancelled or postponed for reasons beyond Sponsors’ control, that portion of the prize will be forfeited and no alternate prize will be provided. Second Prize winners are responsible for any loss of prize or portion of prize after it has been delivered. Sponsors will not replace any lost or stolen tickets. All travel must be booked by the Sweepstakes Entities. If the Sweepstakes Entities books the travel and the potential winner and his/her guest are unable to travel on such dates, the prize will be forfeited.  All fees and expenses (such as security fees, gratuities, luggage fees, meals and ground transportation, and incidental charges) related to acceptance and uses of the Second Prize not specifically stated herein are the sole responsibility of the winner. In the event a winner lives within one-hundred fifty (150) miles of the trip destination, round-trip ground transportation will be provided in lieu of air transportation and no compensation will be awarded in lieu of the difference in the ARV of the prize for a local resident and a non-local resident. The actual value of the prize may vary depending on the location of the Second Prize winner’s legal residence, fares at the time of travel and the value of services rendered and products provided at the time of the event, if any. Certain restrictions apply. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. Exact travel times and arrangements are subject to availability and blackout periods. The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for any cancellations (with respect to travel, the Honda Civic Tour shows or otherwise), delays, diversions or substitutions, or any act or omission whatsoever with respect to the Second Prizes. Second Prize winners and respective guests must travel together on the same itinerary. Seat selection and timing of Second Prize trips are subject to confirmation of reservations. Major credit card may be required at check-in to cover any incidental charges. Second Prize winners’ guests must be at least 18 years of age or at least the age of majority unless the Second Prize winner is the parent/legal guardian of guest.  The guests will be required to execute a release of liability prior to travel or the Second Prize winner or will be required to sign such release on the guest’s behalf if the guest is a minor (i.e., the child of the Second Prize winner). Second Prize winners and guests must possess valid travel documents (i.e., a valid government-issued photo ID, etc.) in order to travel. Each Honda Civic Tour show may have its own terms and restrictions. Sponsors are not responsible for these terms, restrictions or for the fulfillment of any of the activities or events offered at any of the Honda Civic Tour shows. 

All prizes are non-transferable. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute all or a portion of any prize for something of equal or greater value, in the Sponsors’ sole discretion. Sponsors’ decisions on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes are final.

Total ARV of all prizes is $137,000.00.

  1. Additional Terms:

(a)                Unless otherwise stated, winner is responsible for federal, state, and local taxes associated with prize award. If any Grand or First Prize winner chooses to take the stock car/motorcycle/scooter and the applicable check, he/she is still responsible for federal, state, and local taxes associated with prize award (on both the stock car/motorcycle/scooter and the applicable check).      

(b)               Prizes are non-transferable. No substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsors’ sole discretion. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute any prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason.  Actual prizes may differ from Sweepstakes images.

(c)                Winners will receive IRS Form 1099s from the Sponsors for the total actual retail value of the prize won, in the calendar year in which the prize is fulfilled.  

(d)               Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner's consent to Sponsors’ and their agents' use of winner's name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

(e)                By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees to (i) release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sponsors and Sweepstakes Entities from any and all causes of action, liabilities, suits, claims (including but not limited to, third party claims that may be made against Entrants, and claims arising out of or relating to acceptance, receipt, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or any publicity or other public exposure of Entrants), cross-claims or counterclaims, costs, injuries, losses or damages or demands of any kind (including without limitation personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light), whether or not arising from the negligence of a released party; (ii) to assume all risks, express or implied, associated with all claims released above, including without limitation, all risks concerning entry into and participation in the Sweepstakes; and (iii) to be bound by these Official Rules.

(f)                Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to suspend, modify or cancel the Sweepstakes, or any portion thereof, if it cannot be run as originally planned, including by reason of tampering, unauthorized intervention or fraud; malicious software attacks, bugs or other problems, or force majeure or other causes beyond the control of Sponsors, including the cancellation of a show, which impair the integrity or corrupt the administration or security of the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Administrator will (if possible) select the winners in random drawings from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received (per prize choice per Entry Period or overall) as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination.  Inclusion in such drawings shall be each Entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances.

(g)                Failure to comply with the Official Rules will result in disqualification. An Entrant's entry will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Sponsors, if he/she attempts [a] to enter the Sweepstakes through any means other than described in these Official Rules; or [b] to disrupt the Sweepstakes, circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, or in any way tamper with any component of the Sweepstakes.

(h)               Sponsors reserve the right to correct clerical or typographical errors in promotional materials. Sponsors’ failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.  The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws.

(i)                 All personal information and related data that Sponsors and their agents collect during the Sweepstakes will be used in order to fulfill the terms of the Sweepstakes and in accordance with the Sponsors’ Privacy Policies, which are located at http://www.honda.com/site/site_privacy.aspx, http://powersports.honda.com/privacy.aspx, and http://www.hondafinancialservices.com/help/privacy-policy. Additionally, by opting in to receive future communications from the Sponsors and their affiliated companies about their products and services by placing a mark within the associated box on the entry form, your information may be used to advertise products and services that Sponsors believe may be of interest to you.

(j)                 This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of California, with jurisdiction and venue in Los Angeles County, and all claims must be resolved in the courts of Los Angeles County.

(k)               To obtain a list of winners, please provide a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Votigo, Inc., c/o 2014 Honda Civic Tour Sweepstakes Winners, 251 Lafayette Cir. #330. Lafayette, CA 94550.

 

The information you provide will only be used in connection with this Sweepstakes or in connection with promotional or other activities of the Sponsors.

 

 


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