Sweepstakes Rules

2014 Safari Sweepstakes Official Rules

1) ELIGIBILITY: Open and offered only to legal residents of the United States and all other countries where legal, winner must be 21 years of age or older. Sweepstakes void where prohibited by law (Please note that many states and possessions have rules against sweepstakes; please check your local laws). Employees, officers, and directors (and their immediate family/household members) of the Sponsor and any of its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, are not eligible.

2) DEADLINE: Sweepstakes starts 1 May 2014 and ends 1 May 2015. To be eligible, entries must comply with these official rules and be received by 1 May 2015.

3) ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS: Complete and pay for an order for a subscription to Sports Afield magazine via mail, by phone, or at www.sportsafield.com between 1 May 2014 and 1 May 2015 (all paid subscriptions and renewals are automatically entered); or type your name, complete address, phone number, and age on stamped postcard and mail to: Sports Afield, Safari Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 2129, Seal Beach, CA 90740-9972 between 1 May 2014 and 1 May 2015. Postcards MUST BE TYPED to be eligible. ONE ENTRY PER PERSON. MULTIPLE ENTRIES INVALIDATE ELIGIBILITY.

4) ENTRY CONDITIONS: By entering, entrant agrees: a) To abide by these sweepstakes rules (exact compliance essential); b) To accept as final and binding the decisions of the Sponsor, judge(s), and their agents in all matters relating to this sweepstakes; c) That all entries submitted become property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned; d) To the collection of all information on each entry, and to its transfer to third parties.

5) PRIZES: There are two prizes, the Grand Prize package, and First Prize. GRAND PRIZE includes safari with Authentic African Adventures for 1 Hunter & 1 Observer, 7 days (8 Nights), including trophy fees for 3 Animals: Trophy Gemsbok, Trophy Blesbuck &  Trophy Impala. The hunting package includes: Full 7 Day Hunt (8 nights) thus allowing for jetlag and departure preparation, 3 Meals per day, Drinking Water, Cold Drinks, Accommodation, Laundry Services, Hunting with professional hunters & guides, Field preparation of trophies, Pickup and drop off at Polokwane (South Africa) airport. The hunting package excludes: Air travel before, during and after hunt, Accommodation & travel before and after hunt, Trophy fees for extra animals taken/ wounded, Hiring of rifle & ammunition, Preparation, packaging & documentation of trophies (taxidermy) from South Africa. The GRAND PRIZE also includes a Ruger American rifle, Swarovski binocular, Hornady ammunition in appropriate caliber, Hornady Rapid Safe, Puma knife, and Trader Keith rifle strap. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute or alternate any and all from those listed above. The prizes are awarded on an as-is basis, and the Sponsor makes no warranties as regards to the prizes. Prizes cannot be assigned, transferred, redeemed for cash, or substituted except at the sole discretion of the sponsor, who may substitute the prize with one of equal or greater value if the prize becomes unavailable.

Grand Prize winner must provide his/her own airfare to and from Polokwane, South Africa. The winner is also responsible for the costs of dipping, packing, and transporting of trophies, and all taxidermy costs. Scheduling for the safari is to be arranged between the outfitter and the winner, and will be subject to available openings.  If winner is unwilling or unable to travel, or cannot travel during the time period offered for the hunt, hunt is forfeited and no compensation is offered. Cash value is $1.00. Neither Sports Afield nor Authentic African Adventures shall be liable to perform if failure to perform is caused by supervening conditions beyond Sports Afield and Authentic African Adventures’ reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, civil commotion, war or armed hostilities, strikes, labor disputes, government demands or requirements. In such cases the hunt is cancelled and no compensation will be made.

To receive the firearm, Grand Prize winner must be eligible to legally own a firearm in the locale in which he/she lives and must provide a valid and current Federal Firearms License where the firearm may be transferred. Winner will be responsible for all costs associated with the transfer of the firearm; and winner must provide proof of age and fill out and sign an agreement, indemnification, and liability release form which must be witnessed and sealed by a notary public.

FIRST PRIZE consists of one Sports Afield SA6040 gun safe. Winner is responsible for delivery costs.

6) ODDS: The odds of winning are approximately 1 in 100,000, but exact odds will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.

7) WINNER SELECTION: Winner will be selected by the Sponsor on or about 90 days following the close of the sweepstakes in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received.  

8) WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified by mail on or about 120 days following the close of the sweepstakes. Winner must complete, execute, and return each required Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release, Publicity Release, and/or any other document required by the Sponsor. If a firearm is part of the prize, winner must provide a valid and current Federal Firearms License where the firearm may be transferred; winner will be responsible for all costs associated with the transfer of the firearm; and winner must provide proof of age and fill out and sign an agreement, indemnification, and liability release form which must be witnessed and sealed by a notary public. Each required document must be returned within twenty-one (21) days of postmark of prize notification. Noncompliance within this time period, and/or the return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable, or the finding of the winner to be ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner by random drawing.
9) GENERAL CONDITIONS: By entering, entrants agree and by accepting a prize, winners agree that Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, and agents, and all others associated with the development and creation of this sweepstakes, a) are indemnified, released and held harmless from any and all liability, for any damages, injuries, or losses of any kind to persons, including death, or property damage, arising directly or indirectly from the acceptance possession, use, or misuse of any prize or participation in this sweepstakes or any sweepstakes related activity; b) are not liable for any entries that are lost, late, damaged, stolen, tampered with, garbled, incomplete, misdirected, delayed in transmission, delivered postage-due, forged, illegible, mutilated, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules; c) do not assume any responsibility for typing/printing error, human error, omission, theft, destruction, unauthorized access, alteration, or technical malfunction of any kind that causes any injury, damage, or loss to any computer or person resulting from participation in this sweepstakes; d) reserve the right at their sole discretion (and without notice to recipients of this offer and/or sweepstakes entrants) to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this sweepstakes in whole or in part (in such case, winners will be chosen from among all entries received prior to date of termination) if a computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, or any other cause beyond control of Sponsor and/or its agents, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this sweepstakes; and e) may use winner’s names, hometown, state, prize won, picture/portrait likeness and/or voice (except where prohibited by law) without further compensation for advertising or publicity purposes.

10) VOID WHERE PROHIBITED: This sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations apply.

A purchase will not improve your chances of winning.

12) SPONSORED BY: Field Sports Publishing (herein referred to as the “Sponsor”).

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