Terms and Conditions
2023 GEICO 500 SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The GEICO 500 Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) takes place from 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 20, 2023 to 11:59 p.m. ET on November 5, 2023 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes provides eligible entrants with the opportunity to enter in person or online (the “Sweepstakes”). Each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules of the Sweepstakes and final prize, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Government Employees Insurance Company, 5260 Western Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815, is the Sponsor (“Sponsor” or “GEICO”). RedPeg Marketing, located at 757 N Washington St, Alexandria, VA, is the Sweepstakes Conductor (“RedPeg” or “Sweepstakes Conductor”).
ELIGIBILITY: Only legal U.S. residents residing in the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and Washington D.C., who are eighteen (18) years of age or older are eligible to enter. Employees, officers and directors of GEICO, RedPeg Marketing, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, agents, successors and assigns, and Sponsor’s advertising and promotion agencies, NASCAR Digital Media, LLC, National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, LLC (“NASCAR”), Talladega Superspeedway, LLC d/b/a Talladega Superspeedway and their affiliates and each of their respective employees, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, members, successors and assigns, (collectively the “Released Parties”) and the immediate family members, and/or those living in the same household of each, are ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win a prize. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes:
- ONLINE: To enter the Sweepstakes online, during the Sweepstakes Period go to geicosweepstakes.com/nascar (the “Website”), complete the entry form with your complete name, email address, date of birth, zip code, and phone number, answer one (1) survey question.
- ONSITE: Look for the GEICO display at NASCAR-sanctioned races (each, an “Event” and collectively, the “Events”) throughout the Sweepstakes Period. A list of Events will be available on the Website and will be updated throughout the Sweepstakes Period. In order to enter at an Event, you must first complete and submit an electronic registration form, including your complete name, email address, date of birth, zip code, phone number, and the answer to one (1) survey question. Event activities may be subject to separate terms and conditions which will be made available at the Events.
Limit one (1) entry per person per day per channel: (Online or Onsite)
All requested information on the Website must be completed to enter and to be eligible to win. Any communication or information transmitted to Sponsor and/or the Website by electronic mail or otherwise is and will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary. Proof of Submission is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt of such entry. Furthermore, Sponsor and the Released Parties shall have no liability for any entry that is lost, intercepted or not received by the Sponsor.
WINNER SELECTION: At the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period, Sweepstakes Conductor will select (1) prize winner for the Sweepstakes Prize in a random drawing of all eligible entries, regardless of entry channel. Odds of winning the Sweepstakes Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: The one (1) potential prize winner will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail using the contact information provided at the time of entry on or about November 20, 2023. Sponsor and the Released Parties shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within seventy-two (72) hours of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected based on the judging results. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners of a prize in accordance with selection criteria noted above, after which the prize in question may go un-awarded if it remains unclaimed. Sponsor and the Released Parties shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. Any potential prize winner and their selected guest must execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”). If winner fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within five (5) days after prize notification (or a shorter time if required by exigencies), winner may be disqualified, and an alternate winner may be selected. The winner will be issued a 1099 tax form following the receipt of the prize for the actual retail value of the prize and will be required to provide Sponsor with his or her social security number for purposes of same.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES:
One (1) “GEICO 500 Sweepstakes” Prize is available. The Prize consists of a four day (4) day, three (3) night trip for the winner and one (1) guest to Talladega, AL to attend the 2024 GEICO 500® (the “GEICO 500®”). The Package includes: a) two (2) round-trip economy class air transportation from an airport near winner’s residence to an airport near the event (selection of airports shall be at the sole discretion of Sponsor); b) Four (4) Day, Three (3) Night accommodations in an recreational vehicle (RV) at the GEICO Campgrounds (one recreational vehicle, double occupancy) (to be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion); c) airport transfers to/from airport/RV; and d) two (2) VIP access to the 2024 GEICO 500®. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Prize is $3,000.
All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion and are subject to change. Event tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions specified thereon. The execution of additional releases and/or waivers of liability required by the Talladega Superspeedway and/or any other applicable sanctioning body or opportunity provider may also be required and returned within the time period specified by such entities, as appropriate. Seat locations at any event or activity shall be determined in the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation if the Prize winner resides within one hundred (100) miles of Race (and no additional compensation or substitution will be awarded for difference in prize value). Winner’s guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her state of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age). The winner’s guest will be required to sign and return a Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release within five (5) days of date of issuance of notification. Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential Grand Prize winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries received for the applicable drawing. If any NASCAR®-sanctioned event or any other prize-related activity(s) is canceled or postponed for any reason, travel prize will be awarded less attendance to the applicable event(s) and Sponsor will substitute that activity(s) with an item(s)/activity(s) of approximately comparable or greater value as determined solely by Sponsor. Prize Winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all event rules and regulations relating to the use of event tickets and, in accordance therewith, agree not to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with any intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at such event(s). All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Released Parties will not be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural or man-made disaster that may cause the cancellation or postponement of the event(s). Tickets awarded as part of the Prize may not be resold or offered for resale. Any such resale may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture and may invalidate the license granted by the event ticket(s). Certain travel restrictions may apply. Neither Sponsor, nor the Released Parties will replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Once travel commences, no unscheduled stopovers are permitted; if an unscheduled stopover occurs, full fare will be charged from stopover point for the remaining segments, including return, of the trip. Neither Sponsor nor the Released Parties is liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. All travel and lodging will be at the risk of winner and guest. Sponsor and the Released Parties shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of prizes and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. All other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to any/all additional ground transportation, parking fees, luggage fees, meals, souvenirs and gratuities are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes are subject to certain terms and conditions, as specified by issuer. Restrictions may apply.
GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: The prize winner shall be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and the reporting consequences thereof, and for any other fees or costs associated with the applicable prize.
Sponsor and the Released Parties make no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished by third parties in connection with the Sweepstakes. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR AND THE RELEASED PARTIES HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
GENERAL LIABILITY RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that the Released Parties (i) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages or injuries of any kind resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or in any Sweepstakes related activity, or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (ii) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize and specifically disclaim all such warranties, including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The Released Parties assume no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer system which is occasioned by accessing the Website or otherwise participating in the Sweepstakes, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Released Parties are not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, or stolen submissions or prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet Service Providers, web sites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, or difficulties, printing errors, clerical, typographical or other error in the offering or announcement of the prize or in any prize notification documents, or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, suspend or extend the Sweepstakes and, in the event of any termination or cancellation, select winners from among all eligible, non- suspect entries received prior to the termination or cancellation. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage the Website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person in connection with the Sweepstakes, is in violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the applicable individual and seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. If any provisions of these Official Rules are determined to be invalid or unenforceable, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision were not contained herein.
GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION: ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OF CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF ANY OTHER STATE’S LAWS.
Opting-in to specific offers and/or requests to receive further communication from GEICO or NASCAR does not improve one’s chances of winning. Entrants also agree to be bound by the Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.
WINNER’S LIST: The names of the winners shall be posted on the Website and Social media channels (Twitter, Instagram) after the winners are determined.
NASCAR, LLC and Talladega Superspeedway, LLC are not sponsors of this sweepstakes. NASCAR® is a registered trademark of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, LLC. GEICO 500® is a registered trademark of NASCAR Enterprises, LLC and is used with permission. Talladega Superspeedway® and its logo are registered trademarks of ISC and are used with permission.
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