Sponsors: Tier One Media, LLC and Smith & Wesson, Corp.
Prizes: One firearm of Sponsors’ choosing, or a certificate to redeem one firearm of Sponsor’s’ choosing at an authorized Smith & Wesson Licensed dealer.
Eligibility: The contest is open to all legal residents of the United States of America 21 years or older. No purchase necessary. Void in Puerto Rico, Canada and anywhere prohibited by law. Employees of Tier One Media, LLC and Smith & Wesson Corp. and their immediate family members and individuals living in the same household as employees are ineligible. Only individuals who are legally entitled to own a handgun under federal, state and local laws applicable in the jurisdiction of the individual’s permanent residence, are eligible to win a prize. All winners may be requested to sign an Affidavit and Release to claim a prize at the request of the Sponsors. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. By participating in this contest, entrants agree to these official contest rules.
Contest Period: The contest runs from August 1, 2005, repeated on a monthly basis, until terminated by the Sponsors. Entries must be received by 11:59 PM CST on the last day of the applicable month. Prize winners will be notified by electronic mail, by phone, or by written correspondence sent within one week of the determination of the winning entry.
Entry: Participants may enter the contest by fully completing the entry page on the www.shootingusa.com/LATEST_UPDATES/GUN_A_MONTH/gun_a_month.html webpage. There is an entry limit of one per participant for each question asked by the Sponsors. To be eligible to win a prize, participants must answer correctly the prize question(s) asked by the Sponsors. All entries which contain correct answers will be entered into a random drawing from which the contest winner will be selected. Any attempt by any participant to undermine the legitimate operation of the contest will void all entries by such party. The Sponsors shall not be liable for entries that are not received. Entry forms will be ineligible if the entry information is not complete and accurate.
General Considerations: If a firearm cannot be legally transferred to the winner, due to his or her ineligibility to own a firearm, or by any prohibition of the selected prize under state, county or city code or ordinance, then the awarding of the prize shall be null and void. No monetary or other prize award shall be made in lieu of the Sponsors being unable to transfer any prizes. No substitutions, cash equivalents, or transfers of the prize are permitted. Winners are responsible for the payment of all applicable taxes and transfer fees. Entry constitutes permission to use the winner’s name (first name, initial and last name, city, state) on the Sponsors’ websites or otherwise, and in any statements about the contest for publication purposes without any additional compensation.
Privacy: Other then as provided herein, Sponsors will utilize the names, e-mail addresses and/or phone numbers of entries only to notify the participant if they are a winner of the contest and to award the prize. Entries must also contain the name and address of the participant’s local gun shop that will transfer the winning firearm to participant if the participant is selected as a winner. Sponsors reserve all rights, in Sponsors’ sole discretion, to use all information regarding the gun shop of participants for promotional purposes in the future.
Limitation of Liability: Sponsors are not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any contest-related materials; stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, or illegible entries; any use or misuse of the prize; or transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunction. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel or modify the contest if fraud or technical failures compromise the integrity of contest as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion.
Disputes: All disputes arising out of the contest shall be resolved only in the federal and state courts of Davidson County, Tennessee, USA and all participants waive any rights or objections to the jurisdiction or venue of such courts.