$10,000 AUTO SWEEPSTAKES - OFFICIAL RULES
Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia at the time of entry and selection of winners. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. This Sweepstakes is sponsored by WP Company LLC d/b/a The Washington Post (“Sponsor”). Employees, officers, directors and representatives of Sponsors and their corporate affiliates, and those with whom such persons are domiciled, are not eligible. Void outside of the District of Columbia, Virginia and Maryland and where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes subject to all federal, state and local laws.
HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY: No purchase necessary. To enter, log onto www.washingtonpost.com/postfun, or, mail a 3 ½ “ x 5 “ postcard with your complete name, address, daytime phone number, email (optional), and date of birth to The Washington Post Promotions Department, $10,000 Auto Sweepstakes, 1150 15th Street NW, 7th Floor Lennox, Washington, DC 20071. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by Monday, July 1, 2013. The entry period of the Sweepstakes begins on August 30, 2013 and runs through November 30, 2013. One entry per person is permitted. Entries that are late, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, destroyed or misdirected entries.
PRIZE: $10,000 check. Average retail value: $10,000.
No substitutions, exchanges, refunds or other compensation will be made for any reason, including cancellation of the contest. Winners are responsible for all taxes associated with claiming this prize.
SELECTION OF WINNERS: One (1) winner(s) will be selected by random drawing conducted by representatives from The Washington Post from all eligible entries received on or before the Sweepstakes deadline. Drawing will be held on or about Monday, December 2, 2013 at The Washington Post. The winner will be notified by The Washington Post on Wednesday, December 4, 2013. Incomplete entries will not be accepted. The number of eligible entries will determine the odds of winning. Sponsors not obligated to leave voice mail, answering machine, or other message. In Sponsors’ sole discretion, a selected winner may be required to forfeit a prize and an alternate winner may be selected in accordance with these Official Rules from among the remaining eligible entries for that prize if selected winner (i) is unreachable, (ii) declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason, or (iii) fails to comply with these Official Rules, or for any other reason as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects. By entering, each entrant agrees to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless the Sponsor and each of their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and marketing agencies and each of their respective employees, officers, shareholders, directors, representatives and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) from and against any claims, damages or liability involving or arising out of (i) late, lost, delayed, misdirected, postage due, mutilated, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible entries; (ii) telephone system, technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, transmission or other errors of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused, including death, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use or misuse of any prize or from participating in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes related activity; or (v) any printing, distribution, typographical, administrative, human or technological errors involving or associated with the Sweepstakes. Sponsors disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with the Sweepstakes.
Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes (or any portion of the Sweepstakes) for any reason in their sole discretion, including without limitation should any virus, bug, computer problem or other cause or problem corrupt or inhibit the administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes and, in such situation (or in the event of any type of error), to select the winners from eligible entries received prior to the action taken or in such manner as deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. In no event will Sponsor be liable for more than the stated number of prizes in these Official Rules. Sponsor may prohibit entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsors’ representatives. Releasees have not made and/or are not responsible for any misrepresentation or guaranty, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prizes. By accepting a prize, winner agrees and acknowledges that Sponsor may use winner's name, voice, biographical data, likeness and city name in any and all media throughout the universe and in perpetuity for promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event will attorneys’ fees be awarded or recoverable; and (3) 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 or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than actual out of pocket expenses, and/or any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
WINNERS LIST: For the name of the prize winner, available after December 10, 2013 or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Washington Post Advertising Promotions Dept., $10,000 Auto Sweepstakes, 1150 15th Street NW, 7th Floor Lennox, Washington DC 20071. Please specify "Official Rules" or "Winners List." Requests must be received by December 31, 2013.