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Africa Trip Sweepstakes Rules

The Great African Bike Adventure Sweepstakes


1. ELIGIBILITY: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM PRIZE. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (“U.S.”) who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Contec, Inc. and globalbike, Inc. (the "Sponsors"), its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, webmasters/suppliers, and members of the immediate families (spouse, children, parents, siblings) and persons living in the same household (whether or not related) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible. Void where prohibited.

2. PROMOTION PERIOD: The Promotion begins on September 19, 2012 and ends at 2:59 p.m. PT on September 21, 2012.

3. TO ENTER: To enter this sweepstakes, Fill out the entry postcard completely and drop it into the Sweepstakes box at Interbike, Booth #38063, Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. If you did not receive an entry postcard in the mail, postcards are available in Booth #38063. Entries must be received dropped in the Sweepstake box by 2:59 p.m. PT. on September 21, 2012. Sponsor's clock is the official clock for this promotion. Limit one entry per person.

4. DRAWING/PRIZE: A random drawing will be conducted by Sponsor at 3 p.m. September 21, 2012 from among all eligible entries received to award the following prize:

An all-expense paid globalbike Connects trip for two (2) to Tanzania. The winner and guest will depart on May 31, 2013 and arrive on June 1, 2013 in Tanzania. During the next 8 days, the group will ride, deliver bikes, learn how the bikes are used to improve economic conditions, join in community projects and activities, and enjoy a safari. Departure is on June 9, 2013 with arrival home on June 10, 2013. The 2-person package includes: Roundtrip airfare, a fully supported trek, all meals, lodging, activities, purified water, ground transportation, bikes, and other on-the-ground essentials. If winner cannot accept prize as stated, prize will be forfeited in its entirety and awarded to an alternate winner. All expenses not specified are winner's sole responsibility. Winner will be notified by e-mail. The number of entries received will determine odds of winning.

5. GENERAL: All taxes on prizes and expenses relating to acceptance and use of prizes and not specified are the sole responsibility of winners. By participating, entrants agree a) to these rules and decisions of Sponsor which shall be final and binding in all respects and in all matters relating to this promotion; b) to release, discharge, indemnify and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, its advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies, agents and representatives and all of their respective employees, officers and directors (individually and collectively "Releasees") from any liability or responsibility whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages (whether due to negligence or otherwise) of any kind (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss of or destruction of property, or rights of publicity or privacy), arising out of or in connection with the promotion or from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of this prize, or participation in the promotion or any promotion-related activity or travel-related activity; and c) if a winner, by acceptance of prize, to the announcement/use of name, voice, image and/or likeness, at any time or times, for trade, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes without compensation (unless prohibited by law) by Sponsor and those acting pursuant to Sponsor's direction, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, including but not limited to the World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval and agrees to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. In no event will Releasees be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, whether direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or other damages. Winner will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility, liability and (where legal) publicity release, which must be returned within time period specified by Sponsor or prize may be forfeited. If any prizes or documents are returned as non-deliverable, or if a winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, winner will be disqualified and prize forfeited and an alternate winner selected. If winner is not of the age of majority in his/her state of residence, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.

6. ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS: Releasees are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Entry information and entries become property of Sponsor. In case of dispute, the authorized subscriber of e-mail account used to enter the Promotion, at actual time of entry, will be deemed to be participant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized account subscriber is deemed to be natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet Access Provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. No prize transfer or cash redemption or substitution, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with prize of equal or greater value should prize become unavailable. IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASEES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND.

7. PRIVACY: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Contec and globalbike Web Sites. To read the Policy access the Web Site and click on the Privacy Policy link.

8. ARBITRATION/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this promotion, or any prize awarded, or the determination of the winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective, and (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this promotion but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and/or Sponsor in connection with the promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of South Carolina, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and all proceedings shall take place in the State of South Carolina.

9. WINNERS LIST: The name of the winner will be published on no later than October 1, 2012.

The winner of the sweepstake will be contacted at the e-mail address written on the entry postcard. The person receiving and replying to the winner announcement e-mail will be considered the winner.

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