Petcentric Prize Package Sweepstakes 3/20/07
You love your dog. You love prizes. What could be better than the opportunity to win tons of fun prizes — all featured on petcentric — for your canine companion?
Register now for your chance to win:
25 Grand Prize Packages:
John O'Hurley's book, It's Okay to Miss the Bed on the First Jump, Pet Murphy Bed™, Yuppy Puppy™ Treat Machine, Bon Ton Pick-up Kit, 5" Talk To Me® Treat Ball™, Water Loopies™, Squirt Ball™, Pet Chime™ Doggy Doorbell, Funny Dog Doormats
1000 Short Duration Sweepstakes Prizes:
John O'Hurley's book, It's Okay to Miss the Bed on the First Jump (100 will be autographed)
petcentric Prize Package Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE OR INTERNET SUBSCRIPTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES UNLESS YOU ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND ARE A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.
The Petcentric Prize Package Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") starts at 12:00 noon Central Time on Monday, November 20, 2006 and ends at 11:59:59 AM Central Time on Tuesday, March 20, 2007. Sweepstakes sponsored by Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, Checkerboard Square, St. Louis, MO 63164 ("Sponsor"), and administered by RMA, Inc., an independent judging organization.
ELIGIBILITY: Offered only in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia to legal residents of the U.S. who, at the time of entry, are 18 years of age or older. If an entrant is a under the age of majority in his or her state of residence (21 if a MS resident, 19 if an AL, NE, or PA resident, 18 in all other states) entrant must obtain their parent's or legal guardian's consent prior to entering or submitting any personally identifiable information. Employees of Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and production agencies, including RMA, members of their immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents) and persons living in the same household as such persons, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter. This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE OR INTERNET SERVICE SUBSCRIPTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Two ways to enter: 1) visit the Sponsor's website at www.petcentric.
Short Duration Sweepstakes: During the 4-month Sweepstakes period, five short duration sweepstakes ("Short Duration Sweepstakes") will be offered. Entry into any one of these sweepstakes will qualify you for that sweepstakes' prize and the grand prize drawing ("Grand Prize Drawing"). To qualify for a Short Duration Sweepstakes prize, on-line entries must be submitted no later than 11:59:59 A.M. Central Time on, and mail-in entries must be postmarked by, the end date of each sweepstakes period. The five sweepstakes periods (hereinafter individually a "Sweepstakes Period" and collectively the "Sweepstakes Periods") are:
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD START TIME* START DATE END TIME* END DATE
1 12 NOON 11/20/06 11:59:59 AM 12/15/06
2 12 NOON 12/16/06 11:59:59 AM 12/31/06
3 12 NOON 1/1/07 11:59:59 AM 1/15/07
4 12 NOON 1/16/07 11:59:59 AM 1/31/07
5 12 NOON 02/01/07 11:59:59 AM 02/20/07
Grand Prize Drawing: All entries submitted between 12:00 noon Central Time on 11/20/06 and 11:59:59 AM Central Time on 3/20/07, including mail-in entries postmarked by 3/20/07 (the "Overall Sweepstakes Period") will be entered into the Grand Prize Drawing.
Limit one entry per individual, household or e-mail address per week throughout the Overall Sweepstakes Period. Mechanically reproduced, automated, repetitive and/or programmed submission of entries (including entries using any script, macro or sweepstakes services) will not be accepted. If you submit more than one entry per week, only the entry that is posted, received and processed first will be eligible. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an on-line entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization, or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor and RMA may prohibit you from participation in the Sweepstakes if, at their sole discretion, you show a disregard for, or attempt to circumvent these Official Rules, or act: (a) in a manner that affects the administration, security, fairness or proper play or conduct of the Sweepstakes in any way; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or the Sponsor; or (c) in any other disruptive manner.
SHORT DURATION SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES: Two hundred (200) winners will be selected at the end of each Sweepstakes Period. Each winner will receive either an autographed copy (20 available) or a non-autographed copy (180 available) of John O'Hurley's book, It's Okay to Miss the Bed on the First Jump (retail value $19.95).
GRAND PRIZE: Each of twenty-five (25) Grand Prize winners will receive the Petcentric Prize Package featured on Petcentric.com. This prize is valued at $358.92 and includes the following items:
Prize Description Retail Value
John O'Hurley's Book, It's Okay to Miss the Bed on the First Jump $19.95
Pet Murphy Bed™ by Midnight Pass® $199.95
Yuppy Puppy™ Treat Machine $37.95
Bon Ton Pick-up Kit $8.50
Talk to Me® Treatball™ (5") $19.99
Loopies® Water Loopie™ Dog Toy (medium) $10.95
Multipet Squirt Ball™ $8.69
Lentek Pet Chime™ Portable Wireless Electronic Pet Doorbell $24.95
High Cotton, Inc. Funny Dog Doormat $27.99
There will be no substitution or exchange of any prize except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Should any component of any prize be unavailable, for any reason, the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize or prize component of equal or greater value. All applicable taxes and expenses, related to the acceptance and use of a prize, including sales tax, are the sole responsibility of the winners.
WINNER SELECTION: One week following the end of each Short Duration Sweepstakes Period, two hundred (200) winners will be selected at random from among all valid electronic and mail-in entries received during that Sweepstakes Period in accordance with the section above entitled "How to Enter". All valid entries from each Sweepstakes Period will be included in the Grand Prize Drawing. On or around April 1, 2007 twenty-five (25) Grand Prize winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible electronic and mail-in entries received during the Overall Sweepstakes Period of 12:00 noon Central Time on 11/20/06 to 11:59:59 AM Central Time on 3/20/07, including those mail-in entries postmarked by 3/20/07. All drawings will be conducted in Westport, Connecticut by RMA whose decisions are final and binding. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received in accordance with the section above entitled "How to Enter" during the specified Sweepstakes Period and/or during the Overall Sweepstakes Period. Limit one Grand Prize and Short Duration Sweepstakes prize per household.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Short Duration Sweepstakes winners will be notified by e-mail and must respond within 7 days to verify their eligibility and entry information. Grand Prize winners will be notified by First Class postal mail. If any prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the corresponding prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.
AFFIDAVITS AND RELEASES: As a condition of being awarded a Grand Prize, winners will be required to complete and return to RMA within 7 days of notification, a signed Affidavit of Eligibility, Publicity and Liability Release. If a winner is considered a minor in their state of residence, a parent or legal guardian must sign, and return Affidavit and Release on minor's behalf. In the event that an Affidavit and Release is not returned within the specified time period, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of a prize constitutes permission of such winner (or, if a resident of a jurisdiction that deems winner to be a minor, winner's parent or legal guardian) for Sponsor to use, without notice or further compensation and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media now known and hereafter devised including, without limitation, on-line worldwide, such winner's first name, last initial, city and state of residence for purposes of advertising, trade, promotion, and publicity.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Official Rules. By entering this Sweepstakes, participants agree: (a) to be bound by these Official Rules and all decisions of the Sponsor and RMA, which shall be final and binding, and (b) that the Sponsor, its parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries, their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or unauthorized access to the website or in any material associated with the Sweepstakes; (3) any injury, damage, or loss to participants' or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from, or otherwise using, the website; (4) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (5) any design, typographical or other errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes; (6) garbled, illegible, incomplete, damaged, misdirected, late, lost, postage due, undelivered, or unprocessed entries; (7) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor which may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; or (8) any loss, injury or damage of any kind caused by participation in this Sweepstakes, or by the acceptance and/or use of any prize.
If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any website associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of this Sweepstakes and processing of entries per these rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsor's sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled, the Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a random drawing to award all prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect, entries received for the applicable drawing prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation.
WHO WON: To find out who won this Sweepstakes, visit www.petcentric.