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Rooster Rush 2011

Official Contest Rules 

2011 Rooster Rush Hunt and Gear Giveaway Official Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Contest Rules. The registration for the 2011 Rooster Rush Hunt and Gear Giveaway ("Contest") begins on August 25, 2011, and ends on February 20, 2012, at 12:00 p.m. (CDT) ("Contest Period"). One (1) winner will be drawn from entries received between August 25, 2011, and February 20, 2012, on or around February 24, 2012. Contest is hosted by the South Dakota Department of Tourism, 711 E. Wells Ave., Pierre, SD 57501 ("Host").

Eligibility: Contest is open to all natural persons age 18 and older who are legal residents of the United States for the duration of the Contest. Employees, officers and directors of Host, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

How to Enter: No purchase necessary. On or about August 25, 2011, the Host will promote a pheasant hunt and gear giveaway sweepstakes using electronic, broadcast, and print marketing efforts. Participants will have the option to register during the Minnesota Vikings pre-game activities at the Metrodome (Minneapolis, MN) 9/1, 9/18, 9/25, 10/9 and 10/23 or at the PheasantFest Sports Show (Kansas City, MO), on Feb. 17, 18 and 19 of 2012, or online at or Mandatory fields to be completed include first and last name, zip code and e-mail address. By completing the forms for the “Contest”, the Participant agrees to receive promotional information from the Host and its partners. One entry per household. Duplicate entries will be removed before official drawings.

Host is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, or non-delivered entries or for any miscommunication or technical failures as a result of contest participation. Upon receipt, entries become property of Host.

Entrants agree that the Host, its affiliates, directors, officers and agents are not liable for, and will be held harmless against, any and all claims to injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting directly or indirectly from participation in this contest or from acceptance or use of any prize.


Prize: A total of one (1) grand prize winner will be chosen to receive a 2 day/3 night pheasant hunt at Log Heaven Resort near Pierre, SD, for the winner and two friends (est. value of $4,000). The winner will also receive (1) CZ Wingshooter 12 Gauge ($1,000) courtesy of Pheasants Forever, (1) 2011 Honda 500cc Foreman ATV with ramps ($7,700), and (1) one-year supply of Loyall dog food ($600).  Taxes, fees and transportation to South Dakota and Log Heaven Resort are not included. A South Dakota pheasant hunting license is required to hunt but not included in the official prize package.  Winner and guests are responsible for all fees, taxes and regulations associated with obtaining a South Dakota pheasant hunting license. Winner is also responsible for licensing and registration of ATV. If winner does not participate or accept any part of the contest prize, there will be no refund of cash.

Estimated Total Value: $13,300. Winner agrees to travel to South Dakota prior to January 31, 2013. Hunt dates will be arranged by winner and Log Heaven Resort; contingent upon lodge availability.

Other expenses and/or services not specified are the sole responsibility of each winner. No alternative prize, cash, or other substitution is permitted. Prize is not transferable. All federal, state and/or local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Selection of Winners: One winner will be determined by random drawing from all eligible entries received within 5 business days of the ending of the Contest Period. All decisions are final and binding. Odds of winning will be determined by the number of participants. Winner will be notified at the time of the selection via e-mail and/or phone communication. An award notification will also be mailed to the winner. Winner will have seven (7) calendar days from e-mail and/or phone notification to accept the prize by U.S. Mail. Host is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to notify winner or for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts of winner to claim prize.

Winner and winner's traveling companions will be required to sign and return waivers of liability, indemnification and medical release. If winner is not of the age of majority in the state of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of a parent or guardian and that parent or guardian will be required to sign the waiver of liability, indemnification and medical release. A parent or guardian will be required to sign a waiver of liability, indemnification and medical release for each traveling companion below the age of majority. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, or fails to claim a prize, prize may be forfeited or an alternate winner selected. An unclaimed prize will become the property of the Host.

Winners: The Registration Name of the potential winner(s) of the Contest may be publicly announced, at the Host’s sole discretion, in any media for the duration of the contest period, but the Host has no obligation to do so.

Any potential prize winner whose name is announced publicly as the winner of the 2011 Hunt and Gear Giveaway must show proof of eligibility and qualify for the particular Contest in order to accept the prize. Host is not obligated to select, or publicly announce, any alternative prize winner. By entering the Contest, all entrants agree that their registration names may be announced publicly either after or prior to the Host’s notification to them that they are a potential prize winner and either after or prior to the Host’s determination of their eligibility or qualification for, or their acceptance of the prize. The Host reserves the right to disqualify any potential winner if such potential winner is determined to have been ineligible or unqualified.

Entrants and winners are solely responsible for their own actions relating to this Contest, and the acceptance and/or use of a prize. By participating in this Contest, and/or by acceptance or use of the prize, all entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless Host, Sponsors, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, agencies, Contest sponsors and the respective officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any liability arising in connection with the Contest and/or use of the prize.

Winners List and Official Rules: To obtain a copy of the winners list or a copy of these Official Rules, send your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: South Dakota Department of Tourism, 711 E. Wells Ave., Pierre, SD 57501.

Requests must be received no later than March 31, 2012.




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