Join us on Facebook® for a chance to win $100 gas card or $100 of energy from Payless Power! Giveaway happens every Friday!
How to Enter:
No purchase or customer account with Payless Power necessary. A purchase or customer account will not improve your chances of winning. To enter, fill out the entry form on the Payless Power Facebook® page facebook.com/PaylessPower or send an email with the following text in the subject line: “Request to Enter Energy Giveaway” and include name, email, phone number and address, to email@example.com. One entry per person; multiple entries will not improve your odds of winning; entrants will remain eligible each week that they are not drawn until the end of the contest.
The contest begins on Monday, March 5th, 2012 At 12:00 AM CST and ends on Monday, March 4th 2013 at 11:59 PM CST. The winner will be determined by a random drawing on each Monday, among all qualifying contest entries received by Payless Power by 12pm on the Sunday immediately preceding the drawing. Payless Power’s computer is the official time keeping device for online entry into the Giveaway.
Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. In the event of a dispute, all entries received will be considered to be made by the authorized account holder of the Facebook® account or email address holder at the time of the drawing.
The “authorized account holder” is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned to the social media profile. A winner may be requested to provide Payless Power with proof that the winner is the authorized account holder of the profile associated with the winning entry along with proof of personal identification. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, script, macro, robotic, programmed, or any other automated means or any other method or with the intent to impair the integrity of this Giveaway (all as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion), will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant will be disqualified.
Eligibility: The contest is open only to legal residents of the state of Texas who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Participants do not have to be a customer of Payless Power to enter. Employees and directors of Payless Power, its suppliers or affiliates, or any advertising or promotion agencies or contractors who are under contract or have performed work on behalf of Payless Power during the contest period, as well as immediate family members (parents, children, stepparents, stepchildren, siblings or spouses) and members of the same household of each of the above (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited by law. The Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
Prize: There will be 52 prizes awarded, each of which will be selected by random drawing amongst all Giveaway entrants. Winners whom are non Payless Power account holders will be awarded a $100 Shell branded gift card. Winners whom are Payless Power account holders will be issued a $100 credit for Payless Power electricity service.
The total value of prizes to be awarded is $5,200. All federal, state, and local tax liabilities are the sole responsibility of the Winner. An IRS form 1099 will be issued if the value of the total prize meets the IRS reporting threshold. To do so, each winner will be required to complete IRS Form W-9, Request for Taxpayer Identification Number, prior to receiving your prize. All other expenses relating to acceptance of Prize not explicitly stated herein are responsibility of the winner. Issuance of the prizes will be made no later than 15 days after the applicable drawing date. All details of prize not specified herein shall be determined solely by Payless Power.
No substitution for any prize will be permitted. If necessary due to unavailability of the prize, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded at the discretion of Payless Power. Prize is not transferable, assignable or redeemable for cash.
Notification of Winner: Payless Power will notify the winner by email (submitted in the entry form) or by email to the address submitted via email instead of by use of the entry form within twenty-four (24) hours of the drawing. If the selected winner is ineligible, does not respond to notification within 24 hours of such notification, does not accept the prize or the notification is returned as non-deliverable, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries by Payless Power, whose decision is final. The winner will be required to execute and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release, where legal, within 24 hours following the notification or the prize will be forfeited. The winner will be required to send the Affidavit and the winner’s telephone number to Payless Power via email, traceable FedEx, UPS, or any form of certified mail. Non-compliance with this time period will result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
Rules/Winner List: Official rules will be posted on Payless Power’s blog http://blog.paylesspower.com/, or may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Attn: Sam Dehoyos, Payless Power Energy Giveaway Rules, 2330 Gravel Drive, Ft. Worth, Texas 76118. The name of the winner will be posted on Payless Power Facebook® page, http://facebook.com/paylesspower, or may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope after February 14, 2012 to Attn: Brandon Young, Payless Power Energy Giveaway Rules, 2330 Gravel Drive, Ft. Worth, Texas 76118.
Warranties and Consents: By completing and submitting an entry, you: (a) represent and warrant that (i) you have read, and agree to be bound by, these Official Rules, and any applicable policies or procedures posted by Facebook®, (ii) based on these Official Rules, you are eligible to participate in the Giveaway, and (iii) all of the information provided as part of your entry is accurate, does not violate any third party’s legal rights (including without limitation rights of privacy and publicity), and otherwise does not violate applicable law; (b) consent to the use of your name and/or likeness by Payless Power for promotional purposes (whether online, in print or through any other media now known or hereafter developed), without additional compensation or authorization unless prohibited by law; and (c) agree to be bound by the interpretations of these Official Rules by Payless Power, which are final in all matters relating to the Contest; and (d) acknowledge that this Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook®.
Internet: If for any reason this Giveaway is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Payless Power which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway, Payless Power reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE RELATED TO SPONSOR OR THE GIVEAWAY OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GIVEAWAY MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, PAYLESS POWER RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Limitations of Liability: Payless Power and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; printing or other errors; and any entries which are late, lost, delayed, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, or any combination thereof. Payless Power reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Giveaway in the event that it becomes necessary due to circumstances beyond Payless Power’s control. In the event the Giveaway is terminated early, Winner(s) will be selected from all eligible entries received at the time of termination.
Release of Liability: By participating, Winners and entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Payless Power, Facebook® and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims made by the Winner, entrants or any other third parties related in any way to the operation of this Giveaway, as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses (whether alleged, threatened, or actual) to any person or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this Giveaway.
General Rules: This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered, or associated with Facebook®. Payless Power has the right to revise dates and procedures mentioned in these rules. Payless Power reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the contest, to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, defraud or harass any other person or for any other reason Payless Power deems a disqualification. Payless Power is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information or for any technical or human error which may occur in the process of entries for the Contest. All decisions of Payless Power shall be final and binding. The contest is governed by the laws of the State of Texas and the United States. Should there be a conflict between the laws of Texas and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of Texas. Any and all disputes shall be litigated exclusively in the Courts of Ft. Worth, Texas.