2023 The Mill’s Wildlife Week Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
These specifications, terms and conditions relating to the Sweepstakes comprise these Official Sweepstakes Rules (“Rules”) and shall govern and apply to all participation and activity arising out of and relating to the Sweepstakes.
In the event of a conflict between the Rules and any other official Sweepstakes-related communications by Sponsor, these Rules shall govern. Participant shall review these Rules which, by Participant’s participation and as a condition to claiming, redeeming, and use of any Sweepstakes prize, Participant agrees these Rules will govern all aspects of Participant’s relationship with the Sweepstakes and Sponsor. These Rules cannot be modified or superseded except by Sponsor, in its reasonable discretion, in a written revision to these Rules posted on the official sweepstakes webpage (www.themillstores.com) (“Site”) and, at Sponsor sole discretion, other potential official Sweepstakes communication methods reasonably calculated to reach potential, active, or historical Participants.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes entrants must be a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, and the age of majority or older in their state or jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of The Mill (the “Sponsor”), and all of its respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, printers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies, (and their respective IRS dependents, immediate family members [parents, children, siblings and spouse]) and individuals residing in their same household (whether or not related) are not eligible to participate in or win the Sweepstakes (as defined below).
TIMING: The Mill’s Wildlife Week Sweepstakes is scheduled to begin at 8:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) on October 8, 2023 and end at 4:00 p.m. ET on October 15, 2023 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES: To participate in and enter the Sweepstakes, complete a Mill entry form as outlined on the form available at any Mill store. Entrant must be physically present at a participating retailer when completing and submitting the entry form. No purchase necessary to obtain one entry form. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
One (1) Bel Air Wild Bird Bundle Grand Prize: One (1), Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $599. One (1) Smart Bird Feeder, Vortex Diamondback HD 10x32 Binoculars, Backyard Birdsong Guidebook, Native Gardening book, Droll Yankee Tipper Squirrel Proof Bird Feeder, Fifty (50 pounds bag of The Mill Backyard Conservation Mix, One (1) Case of The Mill Hi-Energy Blend Suet, One (1) Suet Cage Feeder, One (1) Purina Wild Bird Block 20lb. One (1) Bel Air 2nd Place Prize (ARV) $200. One(1) Purina Cooler, One (1) Deer Acorn Rage Mineral 15lb.
One (1) Black Horse Hunters Choice Grand Prize, Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $599: One (1) Moultrie Deer Feeder 30 gal Tripod, One (1) Varming Guard for Moutrie feeder, One (1) Popup Deer Blind, One (1) Padded Swivel Hunt Chair, One (1) Trail Camera, One (1) Vortex Diamondback 10x32 Binoculars, Two (2) bags of Deer Acorn Rage Mineral 15lb., One (1) Bag of Record Rack Deer Corn with Molasses, One (1) Twenty Pound Purina premium Deer Block, , One (1) One Gallon Deer Buck Jam - Ripe Apple. One (1) Black Horse 2nd Place Prize (ARV) $200. One(1) Purina Cooler, One (1) Deer Acorn Rage Mineral 15lb.
One (1) Hampstead Wild Bird Bundle Grand Prize: One (1), Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $599. One (1) Smart Bird Feeder, Vortex Diamondback HD 10x32 Binoculars, Backyard Birdsong Guidebook, Native Gardening book, Droll Yankee Tipper Squirrel Proof Bird Feeder, Fifty (50 pounds bag of The Mill Backyard Conservation Mix, One (1) Case of The Mill Hi-Energy Blend Suet, One (1) Suet Cage Feeder, One (1) Purina Wild Bird Block 20lb. One (1) Hampstead 2nd Place Prize (ARV) $50. One (1) Deer Acorn Rage Mineral 15lb.
One (1) Hereford Camper's Dream Grand Prize, Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $599: One (1) 36, Deluxe Backyard Firepit One (1) Waterproof Camping Tent 6-person, One (1) Double Inflatable Sleep Pad, One (1) Double Hammock, Two (2) Folding Camp Chairs, One (1) Twenty nine Piece Cookware and Mess Set, One (1) Thirteen Piece Camp Utensil Set, One (1) Solar Power Bank Flashlight, One (1) Camp Lantern. One (1) Hereford 2nd Place Prize (ARV) $200. One(1) Purina Cooler, One (1) Deer Acorn Rage Mineral 15lb.
One (1) Kingstown Kayak Grand Prize, Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $599: One (1)Quiet Riot 10 Kayak. Kingstown 2nd Place Prize (ARV) $200. One(1) Purina Cooler, One (1) Deer Acorn Rage Mineral 15lb.
One (1) Red Lion Meat & Grocery Giveaway Grand Prize, Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $599: Assorted locally raised meats, produce and goods and vouchersfor locally produced goods. Red Lion 2nd Place Prize (ARV) $200. One(1) Purina Cooler, One (1) Deer Acorn Rage Mineral 15lb.
One (1) Whiteford Beef Lovers Box Grand Prize, Approximate Retail Value(ARV) 599. Local Raised Beef to include the following (3/4" cut) steaks: 4 NY Strip, 2 Delmonico, 2 large Boneless Sirloins, 1 Tomahawk (thick cut), 4 Flat Iron +Ranch; the following (3-4 lb) Roasts: Top Round Roast, 2 Chuck Roasts Sirloin Tip Roast 2 Briskets; and the following other cuts: 4 packs Short Ribs, 5 lbs Ground Beef, 2 packs Stew Meat, 2 packs Stir Fry Meat, 8 4 oz) Patties, 1 tub Pulled Beef, 1 tub BBQ Beef, assorted meat sticks & jerky. Whiteford 2nd Place Prize (ARV) $200. One(1) Purina Cooler, One (1) Deer Acorn Rage Mineral 15lb.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prizes are awarded “AS IS” with no warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, made by Sponsor or for which Sponsor shall be liable, including, without limitation, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. There are no warranties on the Prizes except as may be offered to the winner by the manufacturer, and winner shall look solely to the manufacturer (and not Sponsor) for any issues or claims. ADDITIONAL SERVICES AND/OR ITEMS MAY BE REQUIRED TO USE THE PRIZE(S), AND THOSE SERVICES AND ITEMS ARE NOT INCLUDED BUT MUST BE PURCHASED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED AT THE WINNER'S TIME AND EXPENSE IN ORDER TO USE THE PRIZE(S).
The winner will be solely responsible for any additional features, upgrades, or options to the Prizes. The winner is solely responsible for any and all obligations, costs, fees, all federal, state and local taxes, assessments and expenses related to the Prizes, including, but not limited to, sales or income tax, luxury tax, destination charges, registration, license requirements, title and license fees, insurance, tax, gas, maintenance, additional equipment or accessories, and all other costs associated with transporting, claiming, registering, owning, or using the Prizes. All other costs and expenses not expressly set forth herein are the winner’s sole responsibility. Limit one (1) prize per person. No cash or other substitution, assignment, or transfer of Prizes is permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right, but has no obligation, to substitute a prize with another prize of comparable value. Winner of prize may elect to award prize to a local animal rescue shelter in lieu of accepting prize. Sweepstakes Prizes will be awarded to individual winning participants and should be retained by such individuals only in conformity with these Official Rules.
DETERMINATION OF WINNERS: All potential winners will be selected in random drawings from among all eligible entries received. The random drawings will be conducted on or about October 23, 2023, and potential winners will be notified by email and/or phone on October 25, 2023 based on the contact information provided on the official entry form. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. If a potential winner cannot be contacted after the first attempt; if potential winner fails to accept prize by October 31, 2023 or pick up prize by November 15, 2023; if potential winner is otherwise ineligible pursuant to these Rules; or if a potential winner cannot receive the prize for any reason, then the potential winner will be deemed to have forfeited the prize. In the event of forfeiture by a potential winner, an alternate potential winner may be selected at random from among the eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Entrants in the Sweepstakes must comply with all terms and conditions set forth in these OfficialRules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all such requirements. Entrants agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the Sponsor Sweepstakes subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, and void where prohibited. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash, and must be accepted as awarded, donated to a local 503c animal shelter or forfeited. Winners are responsible for any damage or loss associated with the use or enjoyment of prizes. Winner shall bear all risks of loss or damage to Prize after it has been received.
All/any taxes, fees and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of winner. All other expenses on the receipt and use of the Prize not specifically mentioned herein are solely the responsibility of the Winners. Any portion of a prize not accepted by winner will be forfeited. By accepting the prize, winners agree, and consent to the Sponsor’s (and those acting under the Sponsor's authority) use and posting of the winner's name, picture/portrait, likeness, voice and/or any/all submitted materials for advertising and promotional purposes without limitation, further consideration, or further compensation except where prohibited by law. By participating in this sweepstakes, participants agree to allow their contact information to be used in Mill marketing purposes including email and text marketing. The Mill does not sell your contact information outside of the organization and you may opt-out of email and text marketing at any time. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS, WINNERS AGREE THAT THE SPONSOR, ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND ALL OF THE SPONSOR'S OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, AND PROPERTY, DUE IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE(S) OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PROMOTION OR PRIZE RELATED ACTIVITY.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants, winners agree to forever and irrevocably agree to release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of action, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liability, costs and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable outside attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to, the entrant’s entry, participation or inability to participate in the Promotion; (b) the violation of any third-party privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights; (c) typographical or printing errors in these Official Rules; (d) acceptance, receipt, delivery of, possession, defects in, use, nonuse, misuse, inability to use, loss, damage, destruction, negligence or willful misconduct in connection with the receipt or use of the Prize(s); (e) change in the prizing (or any components thereof) due to unavailability or due to reasons beyond Sponsor’s control, including, but not limited to, acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not such action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened or actual terrorist acts, earthquake, war, pandemic, 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 slowdown, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control, or as otherwise permitted in these Official Rules; (f) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation or modification of the Sweepstakes; (g) human error; (h) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission entry (including, without limitation, registration information or any parts thereof). Also, by participating, participants understand that Sponsor will use participant’s name, address, email address and other personal information as provided in the entry for the purpose of administrating the Sweepstakes, and may be used to provide participants with information and offers that Sponsor sends to mailing list enrollees. As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant gives consent for Sponsor to obtain and deliver his or her name, address and other information for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes and to comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules, including, without limitation, the storing of your personal information for purpose of complying with state record retention requirements. Any information entrant provides to Sponsor may be used to communicate with entrant in relation to this Sweepstakes or on a Sweepstakes winner’s list. From time to time, based on the interests participants have indicated on the entry form.
MISCELLANEOUS: All entries become the sole property of Sponsor and none will be returned. In the event of a dispute over person(s) responsible for an entry, the disputed entries will be deemed to having been made by the authorized account holder of the email address provided with the entry. The authorized account holder is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, service provider or other online organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes cannot be run as planned, Sponsor may disqualify any suspect entries or individuals from the Sweepstakes and any sweepstakes it sponsors and (a) suspend the Sweepstakes and modify the Sweepstakes to address the impairment, then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; and/or (b) award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries receive up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, device, failure of any email or entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for late, inaccurate, lost, damaged, illegible, incomplete, stolen, postage due or misdirected entries. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
9. WINNERS LIST: A complete list of Sweepstakes winners will be available on request by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
10. SPONSOR: The Mill, 424 N Main Street, Bel Air, MD 21014