PACSUN’S myGSOM HOUSE OF VANS SWEEPSTAKES
Official Rules and Regulations
The following rules and regulations (the “Official Rules”) govern the PacSun’s myGSOM House of Vans Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”):
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND PUERTO RICO WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
HOW TO ENTER: Beginning on or about June 1, 2016, you may enter the Sweepstakes via the Internet by following the directions given in the myGSOM REWARDS House of Vans entry section at www.pacsun.com/HOV by providing your name, address, date of birth, email address, and phone number (“Entry” or “Entries”). ALL ENTRIES MUST BE MADE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND BE RECEIVED BY 11:30 PM (PST) ON JUNE 9, 2016. ONLY ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON AND/OR PER E-MAIL ADDRESS WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD; DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES: The Sweepstakes runs on or about June 1, 2016, through 11:30 P.M. (PST) June 9, 2016 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Entries must be received by 11:30 p.m. Pacific Time on June 9, 2016, to be included in the final drawing.
ELIGIBILITY; PERSONAL INFORMATION: The Sweepstakes is open and offered only to legal residents of the 50 United States, D.C. and Puerto Rico who, as of February 25, 2016, have a myGSOM REWARDS account, and are 18 years of age or older. Employees, officers and representatives of Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. (“PacSun” or the “Promotion Sponsor”), Vans, a division of VF Outdoor, Inc. (“Vans”), each of their respective affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, grandparents, grandchildren, in-laws, siblings and children and their respective spouses) and household members of each such person, whether or not related, are not eligible. No mechanically reproduced Entries will be accepted. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable laws and regulations.
PRIZE WINNER: One (1) grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) will be selected by a random drawing on or about June 10, 2016, from all eligible Entries received within the Sweepstakes Period. The drawing made by the Promotion Sponsor or its agent is final and binding on all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Eligible Entries are fully completed Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period and that otherwise meet the requirements described in these Official Rules. The Promotion Sponsor will notify the Grand Prize Winner via email or telephone number provided. Upon notification, the Grand Prize Winner must claim his or her prize by the email or by the telephone number provided. If the Grand Prize Winner does not respond within three (3) days of notification, the Promotion Sponsor may select an alternate winner from the remaining eligible Entries. The Grand Prize Winner’s prize will be available no later than March 15, 2016.
PRIZE: A total of one (1) prize will be awarded. The odds of winning the prize depend on the number of Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The following prize will be awarded:
- Exactly one (1) grand prize (the “Grand Prize”) consisting of the following: One (1) trip for two (2) people to travel to New York, New York, June 29, 2016, for two (2) nights. Vans will arrange for the Grand Prize Winner and guest to attend The House of Vans performance in Brooklyn, New York on June 30, 2016. The trip will include round trip coach air from the airport closest to the Grand Prize Winner’s legal residence in the United States, D.C. or Puerto Rico, double occupancy standard hotel accommodations in New York, New York for two (2) nights, five hundred dollars ($500.00) spending money, and a Vans prize pack for the Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize has an Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of $1,800.00.
Travel/Trip Prize Restrictions/Conditions: If a winner resides within a 100-mile radius of New York, New York, ground transportation will be provided in lieu of air transportation and no compensation or substitution will be provided in lieu thereof. The actual value of any trip prize may vary based on point of departure. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. Each trip must be taken on the dates agreed by the Promotion Sponsor and the winner or the prize will be forfeited and the Promotion Sponsor will have no further obligation to the winner. The Promotion Sponsor reserves the right to change trip dates. Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents, including, if applicable, passports and visas, prior to travel. Winner’s guest must be at least 18 years of age and sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and, where legally permissible, a Publicity Release (together with any other documents that may be requested by the Promotion Sponsor or Converse), which must be returned along with valid proof of age prior to issuance of travel documents. If the Grand Prize Winner’s guest is 18 years of age but not the legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (in the case of Puerto Rico, this means less than 21 years of age), they must have a parent or guardian’s permission to participate and provide personal information. Travel arrangements must be made through the Promotion Sponsor’s agent on a carrier and airport of the Promotion Sponsor’s choice. Travel is subject to availability. Certain travel restrictions may apply. All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including air travel cancellation fees, souvenirs and gratuities are the sole responsibility of the winners. In the event the Promotion Sponsor is unable to provide any prize element for any reason, no compensation or substitution will be provided in lieu thereof; however, the remainder of prize package will be awarded and the Promotion Sponsor will have no further obligation to the winner. Travel changes will not be accepted after reservations have been booked. Promotion Entities are not responsible if the Grand Prize, or any part thereof, cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to any acts of God, action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulations(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Sponsor’s sole control, and shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carrier(s), hotel(s), or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. The Promotion Entities will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damage to personal or real property, to entrant or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto).
General Prize Conditions: Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Any federal, state and local taxes on any prize and all costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not expressly specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the respective winner. There is a limit of one (1) prize per household or family. Each prize is non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash by the winner. The difference between any stated value and the actual value of a prize will not be awarded to the winner. No prize substitutions shall be permitted except at the Promotion Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Promotion Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, in its sole discretion. All prize details are at the Promotion Sponsor’s sole discretion. If a prize is rejected or returned by a winner, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner selected at random from the remaining Entries.
WINNER REQUIREMENTS: Grand Prize Winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and, where legally permissible, a Publicity Release (together with any other documents that may be requested by the Promotion Sponsor), which must be returned along with valid proof of age or an alternate winner for that prize may be chosen. If a Grand Prize Winner is at least 18 years of age but not the legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (in the case of Puerto Rico, this means less than 21 years of age), the prize may be awarded to or in the name of, a parent/legal guardian who must execute all documents and agree to all obligations and undertakings of the winner, both on behalf of himself/herself and the winner, or the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY; RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION: The Promotion Sponsor is not responsible for any: (a) telephone, computer system, hardware, software, network or other technical failure, malfunction or error; (b) communication disruption or delays, including those related to or caused by Internet traffic, virus, bug, non-authorized intervention or human error; or (c) damage caused by computer virus or bug, resulting in damage to any computer or cell phone from an entrant’s access or the Sweepstakes Website. The Promotion Sponsor further is not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible Entries; or for transactions that are lost, misdirected, or fail to enter into the processing system, or that are processed, reported or transmitted late or incorrectly, or that are lost for any reason, including, without limitation, computer, telephone, paper transfer, or human error; or for electronic, computer, or telephonic malfunction or error. Each winner acknowledges that the Promotion Sponsor has neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMIND THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CIVIL LAW. SHOULD AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE PROMOTION SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. The Promotion Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof and the Promotion Sponsor may select to award the Grand Prize using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of action requiring such termination. Should any provision of these Official Rules be deemed unenforceable or invalid, the other provisions of these Official Rules shall remain in full force and effect.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless all Sweepstakes Entities (defined as the Promotion Sponsor, Vans, and all sponsors and administrators of the Sweepstakes, along with their respective parent entities and subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, directors, officers, employees, attorneys and agents) from and against any and all injuries, losses, damages, claims and actions of any kind arising from or relating to participation in the Sweepstakes, or acceptance, possession, use, misuse or nonuse of any prize that may be awarded, including, without limitation, actual, direct, indirect, consequential, punitive, special, or other damages. By accepting a prize, each winner further releases all of the Sweepstakes Entities from any and all claims, liability, loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the awarding, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any prize-related activity.
RIGHT TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND SWEEPSTAKES; DISQUALIFICATION: The Promotion Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes in whole or in part, without advance notice (in the case of Puerto Rico, the Secretary of the Department of Consumer Affairs (“DACO”) will be notified in advance and cancellation or suspension is subject to DACO’s authorization) should virus, bugs, technical malfunctions or other causes beyond the Promotion Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes, or whom the Promotion Sponsor believe to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage, or who is not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified and any associated prize claim will be void.
RIGHT TO USE NAME, PHOTO AND LIKENESS: By accepting a prize, each winner (and, if an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) consents to the use of their respective names, cities and states of residence, photos and/or likenesses in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity, by the Promotion Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited.
RULES/WINNER'S LIST: For a copy of the winners’ list or Official Rules, send a self addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by to:
PacSun’s myGSOM House of Vans Sweepstakes
c/o Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc.
Rules Requests/Grand Prize Winner List
3450 East Miraloma Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806
The winners’ list will be available after July10, 2016.
GOVERNING LAW, DISPUTE RESOLUTION: The Sweepstakes will be governed by California law. Any and all disputes regarding the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules will be settled by final and binding arbitration in Anaheim, California, pursuant to the rules and procedures of the American Arbitration Association (in the case of Puerto Rico, any and all disputes can be filed before DACO). Except as expressly provided in the Sweepstakes to arbitrate, no claim may be joined with another dispute or lawsuit, or consolidated with the arbitration of another claim, or resolved on behalf of similarly situated persons, or brought as private attorney general or on another similar representative basis. For any claim subject to arbitration, you may not participate in a class action in court or in a class-wide arbitration, either as a plaintiff or claimant, class representative or class member.
GENERAL: Each person who participates in the Sweepstakes fully and unconditionally agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Promotion Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects.
SPONSOR: The Sponsors of the Sweepstakes are Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc., 3450 East Miraloma Avenue, Anaheim, California 92806 and Vans, a division of VF Outdoor, Inc., 105 Corporate Center Blvd., Greensboro, North Carolina 27408.