2018 Dirt Cheap Christmas Sweepstakes Rules

2018 DIRT CHEAP CHRISTMAS SWEEPSTAKES

Official Rules:

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO PLAY OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING. INTERNET ACCESS AND A VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS ARE REQURED TO PLAY. BY PARTICIPATING, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT.

PROMOTION: The 2018 Dirt Cheap Christmas Sweepstakes consists of an online giveaway (“25 Days of Christmas Sweepstakes”) that begins at 12:00 on December 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59 pm on December 25, 2018 and a TBD amount in-store contest (“The Great Chicken Hunt Contest”) that begins at 8:00 am on December 17, 2018 and ends at 9:00 pm on December 22, 2018;. All times shall be United States Central Time. A day is the 24-hour period beginning at 12:00 am and ending the following 11:59 pm.

ELIGIBILITY: Contests and sweepstakes are open only to individuals who are legal residents of the United States, 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Dirt Cheap, Dirt Cheap Building Supplies, Treasure Hunt, Channel Control Merchants, and any entity involved in the sponsorship, development, production, implementation, and distribution of the Sweepstakes and their immediate family members (and those living in the same household, whether or not related) are prohibited from participating in the Sweepstakes and do not qualify as Participants.

Participants may enter all contests and enter contest multiple times; however, participants are only eligible to win once per contest (i.e. can only win once in the 25 Days of Christmas). No purchase is necessary to enter or win. Making a purchase will not improve chances of winning. The Sweepstakes is subject to and governed by applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

HOW TO ENTER:

  • 25 Days of Christmas Giveaway:
    • We’re giving away a great prize each day on Facebook!
    • You may enter the sweepstakes by visiting https://dirt-cheap.pgtb.me/, through a designated application on Dirt Cheap’s Facebook Fan page or Web site. You may enter once per day per e-mail address or Facebook log-in, each entry for a different prize. All entries must be received by 11:59 pm CT each day (December 1, 2018 through December 25, 2018. Only fully completed forms are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. By participating, you are providing your information to Sponsor, not to Facebook. The sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. For mobile device use, message and data rates may apply.
    • There is a limit of one (1) Online Registration per Online Participant. Participants may enter once per day (25 days total). Participants may not register with multiple e-mail addresses or phone numbers. Any Online Participant who attempts to secure more than one (1) Online Registration by using different names, addresses, email addresses or Mobile Device phone numbers, or uses any device or artifice to circumvent these Official Rules will be disqualified and ALL of their entries including potential winnings will be forfeited and any such person, without notification, may be prevented from playing and/or winning prizes.
  • The Great Chicken Hunt
    • Stop by Dirt Cheap stores December 17 through December 22 to hunt for a golden chicken ticket. Finders receive the day's prize or discount!
    • Sign up for email alerts at iLoveDirtcheap.com and follow us on social media to receive a daily clue as to where the ticket will be hidden in store each day.
    • Sponsor is not responsible if a winner does not receive his or her enter hint because of an erroneous, fraudulent or bogus e-mail address provided or if the e-mail is intercepted by SPAM or other e-mail filters, is misdirected or not received for any reason. Social media posts are at the discretion of Facebook and Instagram. To help prevent missing e-mails or social media notices, you may add support@ilovedirtcheap.com and noreply@dirtcheapalerts.com to the safe sender list in your e-mail application and choose to turn on notifications for the Sponsor's social media pages. See your e-mail application help instructions for further information.
    • There is a limit of one (1) prize per contest, regardless of location awarded at. Participants may not register with names or phone numbers. Any Participant who attempts to secure more than one prize by using different names or phone numbers, or uses any device or artifice to circumvent these Official Rules will be disqualified and ALL of their entries including potential winnings will be forfeited and any such person, without notification, may be prevented from playing and/or winning prizes.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

All Entries must comply with the following Entry requirements, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, to be considered an eligible Entry:

  • The Entry may not contain any content that is lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, or contains nudity, disparaging, defamatory, derogatory toward any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, libelous, obscene, or that otherwise contains inappropriate content or objectionable material as determined by Sponsor in its sole and unfettered discretion.
  • The Entry must not promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), promote any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or promote any particular political agenda or message.
  • The Entry must not defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor, other people or companies.
  • The Entry must be your original work, created solely by you, and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other intellectual rights of any person or entity, including, without limitation, copyrighted materials owned by other (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media).
  • If individuals are included in your photo, you must provide all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the Entry by Sponsor as set forth in these Official Rules. If any person appearing in your Entry is under the age of majority in his/her state, the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on the release.
  • The Entry must contain any personally identifiable information such as license plate numbers, personal names, email addresses or street addresses.
  • The Entry must not contain the likeness of any person without the consent of the person whose likeness is included in the Entry.
  • The Entry must not identify any commercial content, including, without limitation, any trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others.
  • The Entry must not contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indica identifying any celebrities.
  • The Entry must not communicate messages or images inconsistent with the images and/or good will to which the Sponsor wishes to associate.
  • The Entry must not violate any law.
  • The Entry must not have been previously submitted for any other promotion, published and may not have won previous awards.

25 Days Of Christmas Sweepstakes:

  • Winners must provide a valid phone number or email address to be contacted at. Entries that do not contain a valid phone number or email address cannot be contacted and will be disqualified
  • Winners must select an existing Dirt Cheap location to claim prize at in person.

The Great Chicken Hunt

  • Winners must provide their legal name and phone number to store personnel after presenting winning ticket.
  • Winners must claim or redeem prize one time only on day of winning, only at the location their winning ticket was found in.

PRIZES:

  • 25 Days of Christmas Giveaway:
    • Daily Prizes:
      • Prize: 4 1/2 ft Virginia Pine lighted tree. One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 1, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize: Nespresso Citiz Espresso Maker. One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 2, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize: Lego Batman set. One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 3, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize: Threshold Wood Garment Rack. One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 4, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:.Homido Immerse Yourself VR Headset. One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 5, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize: Barnet Bronze Dinnerware 16 piece Set. One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 6, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize: Black & Decker Fusion Blad Digital Blender with Single Serve Jars. One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 7, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 8, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:. One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 9, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 10, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 11, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 12, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 13, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 14, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 15, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 16, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 17, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 18, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 19, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 20, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 21, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 22, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 23, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize:  One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 24, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
      • Prize: $100 Gift Certificate: One (1) prize available. Contestants may register for entry in the sweepstakes on December 25, 2016. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing.
  • The Great Chicken Hunt
    • Daily in-store winners will receive prizes listed below. Total number of prizes available 1,680. Odds of winning depend on number of participants playing. Prizes are non-transferable. No cash redemptions.
    • Prizes may be a free item or an additional discount off of a purchase. Additional discount prizes may only be redeemed in one transaction on the day of finding.
    • Prizes:
      • Prize: Three (3) prizes available in each store. Contest may search for ticket in stores on December 17, 2018 only.
      • Prize: One (1) prize available in each store. Contest may search for ticket in stores on December 18, 2018 only.
      • Prize: Two (2) prizes available in each store. Contest may search for ticket in stores on December 19, 2018 only.
      • Prize: Five (5) prizes available in each store. Contest may search for ticket in stores on December 20, 2018 only.
      • Prize: One (1) prize available in each store. Contest may search for ticket in stores on December 21, 2018 only.
      • Prize: Three (3) prizes available in each store. Contest may search for ticket in stores on December 22, 2018 only.

Other:

  • All details and other restrictions of prizes not set forth in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and will be provided to the applicable prize winner upon award of the prize.
  • All taxes (including sales tax) on or connected with any prize, and the reporting consequences thereof, are solely the responsibility of the respective winners.
  • If a prize winner makes any false statement in any prize claim documents, or if it is discovered that a winner has registered using more than one e-mail address or phone number, the winner will be required to promptly return to Sponsor upon demand their prize(s) or, at Sponsor’s option, the cash equivalent of the prize(s) based on the ARV or cash value for prizes published.
  • Prizes are subject to verification at Dirt Cheap stores.
  • Any person attempting to defraud Dirt Cheap in any way connected with these sweepstakes may be prosecuted to the fullest extent permitted under law.
  • In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any participant, the entry in question will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address or phone number provided at the time of registration. The authorized account holder for an e-mail account shall be the natural person to whom the applicable e-mail address has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. The authorized account holder for a mobile phone number shall be the natural person to whom the applicable mobile phone number has been assigned by the wireless provider, based on monthly billing statements. A potential winner may be requested to provide the Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address or mobile phone number. If a dispute cannot be resolved to the Sponsor’s sole satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.
  • By participating, each participant hereby releases and agrees to hold Dirt Cheap harmless from and against any and all costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind, due in whole or part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the sweepstakes or any sweepstakes-related activity, including travel. Participants waive the right to assert as a cost of winning any prize, any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to claim said prize and any liability and publicity which might arise from claiming or seeking to claim said prize.
  • PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. ALL DIRT CHEAP STORE POLICIES APPLY TO REDEMPTION AND CLAIMING OF PRIZES.

SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS:

  • 25 Days of Christmas:
    • Each day from December 2 until December 26, one (1) potential winner (25 winners total) will be selected in a random prize drawings conducted by an independent organization from among all eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes prize drawings. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received for each drawing. 
    • Potential Winners will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail within three (3) business days after the drawing and will be required to contact Sponsor at the email address provided in the notification within 5 days.
    • Prizes must be picked up at a Dirt Cheap location, delivered by a district manager. Prizes are non-transferable. No cash redemptions. All store policies apply – no returns or implied warranties on prizes.
    • Winners shall have thirty (30) days from the date of selection to pick up the prize. Failure to claim or pick up the prize within this time for any reason will result in forfeiture of the prize. Dirt Cheap reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to award unclaimed prizes to alternates or not to award the unclaimed prizes. Any costs relating to the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
  • The Great Chicken Hunt
    • Potential winners (a “Potential Winner”) will locate a hidden ticket in store December 17 through December 22. Potential Winner will present the ticket to a team member to be verified in order to receive the day's prize.
    • A Potential Winner is not an official winner (“Winner”) until his/her eligibility has been verified. Each Potential Winner (parent/legal guardian if winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility.
    • If a Potential Winner cannot be contacted, Winner forfeits prize. In the event that a Potential Winner of this Sweepstakes is disqualified or ineligible for any reason, or fails or refuses to claim his or her prize for any reason, or a prize is unclaimed, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will select an alternate Potential Winner.
    • A Potential Winner must claim their prize at a Dirt Cheap location.
  • Sponsor is not responsible if a winner does not receive his or her redemption instructions or corresponding prize because of an erroneous, fraudulent or bogus e-mail address or phone number was provided in the potential winner’s registration information or if the e-mail is intercepted by SPAM or other e-mail filters, is misdirected or not received for any reason. To help prevent an e-mail message being identified as SPAM, you may add support@ilovedirtcheap.com to the safe sender list in your e-mail application. See your e-mail application help instructions for further information.

MISCELLANEOUS:

  • By entering the sweepstakes, entrants unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules, as well as by Dirt Cheap’s interpretations of these rules which are final and binding in all matters relating. Dirt Cheap has sole rights to decide all matters and disputes arising from this Sweepstakes. Non-compliance will result in disqualification and termination of all privileges.
  • Dirt Cheap reserves the right to disqualify any person for: (i) tampering with the entry process or the operation; (ii) obtaining winner status using fraudulent or deceptive means; or (iii) engaging in disruptive, harassing, or threatening behavior.
  • It is the participant’s sole responsibility to ensure that he or she has complied in full with all conditions and requirements contained in these official rules.
  • The invalidity or unenforacbility of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity of enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

PUBLICITY RELEASE: Participation in the Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitutes each winner’s permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, location, likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information, and/or any statements made by each winner regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, expect where prohibited by law.

LIABILITY: No liability or responsibility is assumed by Sponsor resulting from any user's participation in or attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes. No responsibility or liability is assumed by Sponsor for technical problems which may affect the operation of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical errors in these Official Rules or the announcement of Prizes or any inaccurate or incorrect data contained in any Sweepstakes related Web sites. The use of any automatic or third party methods in this Sweepstakes is prohibited and the use or attempted use may result in termination or modification of the Sweepstakes and the disqualification of the individual. By participating in the Sweepstakes, the entrant releases Sponsor from any and all claims, damages or liabilities, arising from or relating to participation in the Sweepstakes. By accepting a Sweepstakes Prize, Winners agree that Sponsor shall not be liable for any loss, injury or damages of any kind resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes, or acceptance or use of any Prize. Sponsor is not liable in the event that any portion of the Sweepstakes is cancelled due to any condition beyond their control. Sponsor is not liable for any disputes between an entrant and any third person as relates entrance into this Sweepstakes or participation in this Sweepstakes.

If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, supplement, or terminate the Sweepstakes and proceed in a manner it deems fair and reasonable, including the selection of winners from among entries received prior to such cancellation, modification or termination.

PRIVACY: Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant's participation in this Sweepstakes will be collected and used by Sponsor for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes as described in these Official Rules and in accordance with Sponsor's Privacy Policy, stated at www.ilovedirtcheap.com.

OFFICIAL RULES: These Official rules will be available at Dirt Cheap stores and available online at iLoveDirtcheap.com. To receive a copy of the Official Rules, mail a SASE to Dirt Cheap – Official Rules Request, PO Box 711, Hattiesburg, MS 39403. All requests must be received by December 31, 2018. Limit one request per outer envelope.

WINNERS LIST: To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by January 14, 2019 to: Dirt Cheap Christmas Sweepstakes, PO Box 711, Hattiesburg, MS 39403. Limit one request per envelope. You can request the list electronically by e-mailing your request to support@ilovedirtcheap.com. The list will be available no sooner than January 13, 2019, and will be sent when the Sweepstakes is officially over and prizes have been verified and awarded.

SPONSOR:  2018 Christmas Sweepstakes is sponsored by Channel Control Merchants, LLC, 6892 US Hwy 49 N, Hattiesburg, MS  39403.