Official 1974 Volkswagen Hug a Bug Contents Rules

1. Official Contest Rules. These are the Official 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest Rules (the “1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Giveaway”) sponsored by Kids’ Turn San Diego (the “Charity”) (hereafter the “Official Contest Rules”).

 

2. Eligibility. The 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest is open to anyone 18 years or older (“Eligible Person”), except where prohibited by law. Officers, Independent Contractors and employees of the Charity, household members of any such officer, contractor or employee of the Charity, are prohibited from winning any prizes associated with the Contest. Each Eligible Person who enters the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest  is a “Contestant”.

 

3. Sponsor of Contest. The 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest is sponsored by the Charity, which is located at 4909 Murphy Canyon Rd, Suite 515, San Diego, CA 92123.

 

4. Agreement to Abide By Official Contest Rules. By submitting an Entry into the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest in accordance with Sections 6, the Contestant fully and unconditionally accepts the Official Contest Rules and agrees to perform all conditions and obligations required herein. Each Contestant acknowledges that winning a prize is contingent upon performing all conditions and requirements herein.

 

5. 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest Period. The 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest begins on October 6, 2018 and ends 5:00PM PST December 31st, 2018 (“Contest Period”). The winner will be drawn and notified January 2, 2019 at approximately 12:00pm PST.

 

6. How to Enter; Ticket Limitation. Any Eligible Person may enter the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest by obtaining an official numbered contest ticket (“Contest Ticket”) from the Charity during the Contest Period. Contest Tickets may be obtained in the following manner: (1) by visiting and downloading the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Giveaway Order Form and submitting the order form via US mail postmarked by December 22, 2018 to the Charity at Kids’ Turn San Diego, Attn: 2018 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Drawing, 4909 Murphy Canyon Rd, Suite 515, San Diego, California 92123; (2) by calling (858) 521-0027 to place an order over the phone; (3) by completing the order form accompanying 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest promotional materials at car shows and other events, (4) by submitting the form in person at an event to the appropriate Charity representative, and (5) by faxing the form to Kids’ Turn San Diego – (858) 521-0565.

 

The Charity will process each entry method in the same manner. After an order is processed, the Charity will either, at its option, send the Contestant his or her Contest Ticket Numbers by mail or email to the address provided by the Contestant. Contest Ticket Numbers may take up to seven to ten business days to be received by mail or one week to be received by email.   

 

7. Suggested Donation for Contest Tickets. The 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest is a fundraiser for the Charity. Contest Tickets obtained by a donation to the Charity will be issued, at a minimum, in the following increments: (1) $25 for 1 ticket.  Obtaining Contest Tickets by making a donation will not increase your chances of winning. The odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the number of Contest Tickets issued and received.

 

8. No Donation Necessary to Enter or Win. No purchase or donation is necessary to enter or win.  A donation is not required to obtain Contest Tickets. A person will receive Contest Tickets requested on the order form or over the phone, regardless of whether a donation was provided.

 

9. Winner Must Be Present to Win. The Grand Prize Winner of The 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest does not need to be present at the drawing to win but must be present on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 4-5 pm to receive the keys to the car. The Charity will make a reasonable effort to contact the Grand Prize Winner by telephone and/or email. If unsuccessful, the Charity will notify the Grand Prize Winner in writing by certified, return receipt U.S. Mail sent to the address provided by the Grand Prize Winner.

 

10. Selection of Grand Prize Winner. One Grand Prize Winner will be selected from all Contestants as follows: On January 2, 2019, at approximately 12:00 PM PST, the Charity will randomly select one Contest Ticket from among all Contest Tickets obtained in compliance with these Official Contest Rules. An independent raffle auditor will supervise the drawings. The Contestant owning the selected Contest Ticket will be deemed the Grand Prize Winner. The drawing will be held as scheduled, regardless of the number of Contest Tickets procured.

 

All drawing and Grand Prize Winner selection results are final. The odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the number of Contest Tickets issued and received. The Grand Prize Winner will be posted no later than January 3, 2019. 

 

11. Grand Prize. The Grand Prize is a fully refurbished 1974 Volkswagen Superbeetle with an estimated value of approximately $15,000. The Contestant selected as the winner of The 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest will receive ownership of and legal title to the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize does not include sales or income taxes; license, title, and registration fees; delivery or transportation costs; or any other costs associated with the winning and use of the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize is nontransferable and non-refundable and must be accepted as awarded in “as-is, where-is, with all faults” condition. Except as expressly stated in these Official Contest Rules, the Charity makes no representation or warranty of any kind or character, expressed or implied, concerning the Grand Prize. The Contest Grand Prize Winner shall be responsible for all sales and income taxes; license, title, and registration fees; delivery or transportation costs; and any other costs associated with the winning and use of the Grand Prize.

 

12. Tax Withholding for Grand Prize. The Grand Prize Winner is responsible for paying all applicable state, federal, and local income, sales, and any other taxes associated with winning and use of the Grand Prize. The Grand Prize Winner will have 30 calendar days after the drawing to take delivery of the Grand Prize, and meet all other requirements of these Official Contest Rules.  If the Grand Prize is not transferred ownership by that date, or if the Grand Prize Winner does not otherwise meet all requirements of these Official Contest Rules by that date, then the Grand Prize is automatically forfeited and the Charity will select a new Grand Prize Winner at random from all remaining Contest Tickets. Within 30 calendar days of being selected, the new Grand Prize Winner must take delivery of the Grand Prize, and meet all other requirements of these Official Contest Rules. The Charity will repeat this selection process until a Contestant is selected who complies with all Official Contest Rules and the Grand Prize is awarded. The Winner may be required to submit a W-2G, Form 5754, Form W-9, or similar tax form for tax withholding purposes. The IRS has taken the position that amounts paid for chances in raffles, lotteries or similar drawings for valuable prizes are not gifts, and consequently, the purchase of a ticket may not qualify as a deductible charitable contribution.  Charity accepts no responsibility for the Prize Winner’s tax obligations and recommends that the Winner consult with a tax advisor.

 

13. Certificate of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release.  To receive the Grand Prize, the Grand Prize Winner must sign a Certificate of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, (the “Release”). The Release must be received by the Charity on or before Sunday, January 6, 2019. If the Grand Prize Winner fails to sign and return the Release to the Charity by January 6, 2019, or otherwise fails to meet the requirements of these Official Contest Rules, then the Grand Prize is automatically forfeited and the Charity will select a new Grand Prize Winner at random from all remaining Contest Tickets. Within 7 calendar days of being selected, the new Grand Prize Winner must sign the Release, the Release must be received by the Charity, and the New Grand Prize Winner must satisfy all other requirements of these Official Contest Rules. The Charity will repeat this selection process until a Contestant is selected who fulfills all Official Contest Rules and the Grand Prize is awarded.

 

14. Publicity.  Acceptance of the Grand Prize constitutes permission for the Charity and/or its designee to use the Grand Prize Winner’s name, hometown, photograph, testimonial, or other likeness, and/or Grand Prize information or personal exposition (and/or any edited portion thereof) for promotional, advertising, and/or publicity purposes in any media, now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without compensation or notice to, or further consent of, the Grand Prize Winner, to the extent permitted by law.

 

15. General Conditions.  The 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. The Charity reserves the right to cancel, suspend, and/or modify the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest for any reason and in Charity’s sole discretion, or if any fraud or other problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest, as determined by the Charity in its sole discretion.  In the event of termination or cancellation, the Charity reserves the right to not proceed with the raffle and a Contestant’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be to receive a refund of the full price paid by such Contestant for each Ticket purchased, without interest. Alternatively, the Charity reserves the right to award the Grand Prize according to the “Selection of Grand Prize Winner” criteria from among the eligible Contest Tickets received as of the date of impairment. The Charity reserves the right to disqualify any individual it determines, in its sole discretion, has tampered or intends to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest, or is acting in violation of these Official Contest Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Charity reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Charity’s delay or failure to enforce any term or provision of these Official Contest Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 

16. Release. Except where prohibited, each Contestant agrees to release and hold harmless the Charity, and its officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest or the receipt or use of any prize.

 

17. Limitations of Liability. Except where prohibited, each Contestant agrees that the Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by a Contestant or printing errors; (b) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest; (c) technical or human error that may occur in the administration of the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest or the processing of entries; or (d) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from a Contestant’s participation in the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest or receipt of any prize.

 

18. Disputes. Except where prohibited: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest or any prize awarded there under, other than the administration of the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest shall be resolved in San Diego County, State of California and consent to jurisdiction of the appropriate court in San Diego County is given by the Contestant; (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the 1974 Volkswagen Hug-A-Bug Contest, but shall not include attorney’s fees or costs; and (d) under no circumstances will a Contestant be permitted to obtain punitive damages, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages except as provided by this Section, and any rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased is waived by the Contestant. These Official Contest Rules shall be interpreted in accordance with California law.

 

19. Refunds. No refunds for Contest Tickets obtained by a donation will be given after 5:00 p.m. PST on December 31st, 2018. Any orders for Contest Tickets received after 5:00 p.m. PST on December 31st, 2018, shall be deemed null and void and any monies donated in connection with the same shall be refunded. Contest Ticket Numbers may take up to seven to ten business days to be received by mail or one week to be received by email. Refunds will not be given for Contest Ticket Numbers that are not received prior to the drawing, unless the Contestant gives the Charity notice on or before December 31st,  2018 at 12:00 p.m. PST that Contest Ticket Numbers were not received and that the Contestant would like to cancel his or her order.