Foss Swim School organizes and sponsors promotions, giveaways, and contests awarding
various prizes to participants. The promotions, giveaways, and contests are regulated by Contest Rules (hereinafter “Rules”). Participation in any of these contests constitutes the Participant’s agreement and acceptance of these Rules. All federal, state, local, municipal laws and regulations apply.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION TO Foss Swim School WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
This Contest is open to those who sign up and enroll at the https://account.fossswimschool.com and who are 18 as of the date of entry. The Contest is only open to legal residents of Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa and Missouri, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Foss Swim School, Employees of Sponsor, and other companies associated with the promotion of the Contest, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, and immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is subject to all federal, state, local, municipal laws and regulations.
Contest Period – start and end date
Entries will be accepted online starting on May 31, at 1:00 am and ending at 11:59 pm on June 6th. Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified.
The Contest must be entered by submitting your enrollment using the online form provided at https://account.fossswimschool.com. The enrollment must meet all Contest requirements to be eligible to win a prize. Incomplete entries or the ones which are not in alignment with the rules, requirements, and specifications will be disqualified by Foss Swim School. You may enter the Contest only once and you need to provide any information that might be necessary. Any attempt of circumvention of the rules will result in immediate disqualification from the Contest.
Participants must accurately complete all required fields or the entry will be characterized as incomplete and will not qualify.
Rights Granted by Contest Participants
By entering this Contest and sending your enrollment the Participant understands and agrees that Foss Swim School and/or anyone acting on behalf of Foss Swim School has the right, where permitted by law, to use the content and personal information for any promotional purposes without limitation and without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.
Disclaimer of Responsibility
Foss Swim School is not responsible for problems with Contest entries, including but not
limited to, entries which are lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or cannot be completed due to electronic or technical difficulties, even if the problem is the result of the sole or partial negligence of Foss Swim School.
Winner of the Contest (hereinafter “Winner”) will receive 1 Paddle North raft which is determined by Foss Swim School. The prize cannot be redeemed for cash or substituted for another prize, and is non-transferable. Prize-related expenses including all federal, state, and local taxes represent the sole financial responsibility of the Winner. The prize is given with no written, express, or implied warranty. Any prize not claimed within 7 days will be forfeited by the winner and remain the property of Foss Swim School. Acceptance of the prize gives Foss Swim School permission to use the Winner’s personal details and photo and name for advertising purposes without further compensation, unless it is prohibited by law.
Winner Selection and Notification
Winner will be selected by random selection under the supervision of Foss Swim School. Winner will be informed about the prize via email prior to June 30th. Foss Swim School is not responsible if the Winner fails to receive the notice about the prize due to any security settings or provision of incorrect contact information. If the Winner fails to respond within the required time period, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner may be selected based on randomly selecting. If the Winner is considered a minor in their place of residence, Foss Swim School reserves the right to place the prize in the name of the Winner’s parent or legal guardian who will be requested to sign the Declaration of Claim on the Winner’s behalf. Acceptance of the prize given in this Contest is in accordance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. If the Winner is disqualified for any reason, Foss Swim School is not obliged to provide an alternate prize or extend the Contest Period in any way, and all privileges as Winner will be terminated immediately. Participants who provide false, fraudulent or deceptive entries or who engage in false, fraudulent or deceptive acts in connection with the Contest will be disqualified and subject to criminal prosecution.
How to Claim the Prize
The Winner can choose to have their prize mailed, or to pick up their prize at Foss Swim School’s business office located at 6545 Flying Cloud Drive, suite 201, Eden Prairie, MN 55344. The prize may be picked up any time between the hours of 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. CST Monday-Friday, excluding holidays. If the prize is mailed to the Winner, they assume the risk of the prize’s safe arrival.
Winners are required to provide (1) a valid government-issued photo identification depicting the proof of age and (2) a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number. The social security number will be used for tax-reporting purposes. Foss Swim School reserves the right to deny awarding the prize if the winner fails to provide a satisfactory identification.
Terms & General Conditions
Foss Swim School reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or any other cause affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest. If such case occurs, Foss Swim School may select the Winner from all eligible entries. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage the Winner selection process and the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws.
Limitation of Liability
By entering the Contest, You agree to release and hold harmless Foss Swim School and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from:
(i) such entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof;
(ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, software, or other mechanical equipment;
(iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest;
(v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries.
Disputes and Arbitration
THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF Hennepin County ] AND Minnesota WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Contest, the participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Minnesota having jurisdiction.
The Sponsor of the Contest is Foss Swim School, 6545 Flying Cloud Drive, Suite 201, Eden Prairie, MN 55344, United States.
Foss Swim School may utilize Facebook to promote sweepstakes or giveaways. The Participant understands and agrees that any such promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.