OFFICIAL RULES

NRA Whittington Center

NRA Whittington Center Sweepstakes

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. 

A PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

THE NRA WHITTINGTON CENTER SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”) BEGINS AT 9:00 AM EASTERN TIME ("ET") ON 10/15/17 AND ENDS AT 11:59 PM ET ON 3/29/19 (“ENTRY PERIOD”).   IN ADDITION TO THE ENTRY PERIOD, THERE ARE FIVE (5) FAST ENTRY BONUS PRIZE ENTRY PERIODS AS DETAILED BELOW.

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States & Washington, D.C., age 21 years or older at time of entry. Subject to all applicable federal & state & local laws & regulations. Void where prohibited by law. Governed by U.S. law. Employees & their immediate families (parents, children, spouse, siblings) of the NRA Whittington Center ("the Sponsor"), its advertising & promotion agencies, their respective parent companies, affiliates, retailers, subsidiaries, sales representatives &/or distributors, & their immediate families, & those living in the same household (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter.

TO ENTER: The method of entry you select to use must be one of those indicated in your offer presentation:

Method #1: Complete & return the Official Entry Form (“personalized mail-in entry”) per instructions provided elsewhere in the offer. Method #2: If the option to enter online (“online entry”) is mentioned in this offer, visit the URL indicated & follow all online entry instructions to enter the Sweepstakes. Limit: One online entry per person or email address per day. All online entry notices posted at website apply, including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, available at http://membership.nrahq.org/privacy.asp. Online entries are deemed to be made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. Method #3: To enter on-site, complete & return the Official Entry Form/Envelope (“on-site entry”) per instructions provided elsewhere in the offer. On-site Official Entry Form/Envelopes may be found at participating event locations). On-site entries may be deposited during posted business hours in the designated entry receptacle, returned to an authorized representative, or apply First-Class postage to the Official Entry Form/Envelope & mail via U.S. mail (“mail-in entry”). Limit: One on-site entry or mail-in entry per person per day. For all entry methods: Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or postage due mail/entries. Sponsor will not assume responsibility for any third party’s failure to act in accordance with its instructions pertaining to Sweepstakes implementation. No mechanical reproductions of entries accepted. All entries become Sponsor’s property & will not be returned or acknowledged. 

NRA WHITTINGTON CENTER SWEEPSTAKES: CONSUMER DISCLOSURES: No purchase or contribution of any kind necessary to enter or win. You have not yet won. Begins 10/15/17; ends 3/29/19 (“Entry Period”). Entries must be received by the earlier of date(s) mentioned elsewhere in the offer or by the following entry deadlines: Personalized mail-in entries or mail-in entries must be postmarked by 3/29/19 & received by 4/5/19. Online entries must be received by 11:59 PM ET on 3/29/19. On-site entries must be deposited by close of business during the hours stated on-site or by 3/29/19. In addition, there are five (5) Fast Entry Bonus Prize entry periods: The 1st entry period begins at 9:00 AM ET on 10/16/17 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on 12/11/17; the 2nd entry period begins at 9:00 AM ET on 2/12/18 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on 4/9/18; the 3rd entry period begins at 9:00 AM ET on 5/29/18 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on 7/23/18; the 4th entry period begins at 9:00 AM ET on 9/4/18 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on 10/29/18;  the 5th entry period begins at 9:00 AM ET on 11/19/18 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on 1/14/19. Entries received during one or more of these periods are eligible to be entered into a drawing for a Fast Entry Bonus Prize.  Online and on-site entries for any Fast Entry Bonus Prize entry period must be received by 11:59 PM ET on the last day of each respective Fast Entry Bonus Prize entry period; personalized mail-in and mail-in entries must be postmarked by the last day of each respective Fast Entry Bonus Prize entry period & received within seven (7) days thereafter. Entries from one Fast Entry Bonus entry period will not roll over into subsequent Fast Entry Bonus entry periods. Entries received during any Fast Entry Bonus entry period are also eligible for the drawing for other prizes listed below, as applicable. Prizes with their Approximate Retail Values (“ARV”): One Grand Prize: ARV: $12,000; One 1st Prize: ARV: $6,000; One 2nd Prize: ARV: $2,800; One 3rd Prize: ARV: $1,435; One 4th Prize: ARV: $750; One 5th Prize: ARV: $500; Three 6th Prizes: ARV: $250 each; Five 7th Prizes: ARV: $175 each; 25 8th Prizes: ARV: $50 each; 50 9th Prizes: ARV: $25 each; 75 10th Prizes: ARV $15 each. Description of Prizes: Prize levels Grand through 9th will offer a variety of prize choices (e.g., travel, hunts, guns, gun accessories, vehicles, merchandise, gift certificates, etc.), which may vary in each creative presentation. These prize winners only may choose any prize offered at level won. Prize choice values at a given level will approximately be the same. 10th prize  will offer a variety of merchandise &/or NRA Whittington Center logoed items to be distributed at Sponsor’s discretion of choice, subject to current availability. The actual prize awarded may not be the one featured elsewhere in this announcement. In addition, five (5) Fast Entry Bonus Prizes will be awarded, one for each Fast Entry Bonus entry period, of a gun, gift certificate, merchandise or cash, each determined at the sole discretion of the Sponsor (ARV: $1,200 each prize). Total ARV: $34,735. There is a limit of one Grand-10th Prize and one Fast Entry Bonus Prize per household. 

Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received, estimated at: 1:121,000 for Grand through 5th Prizes; 1:40,333 for a 6th Prize; 1:24,200 for a 7th Prize; 1:4,840 for an 8th Prize; 1:2,420 for a 9th Prize; 1:1,613 for a 10th Prize; & 1:20,667 for a Fast Entry Bonus Prize. SPONSOR: NRA Whittington Center, 34025 U.S. 64, Raton, NM 87740.

WINNER SELECTION & WINNERS’ RESPONSIBILITIES: Random drawings will be conducted by an independent judging organization whose decisions are final & binding in all respects. Random drawings for each Fast Entry Bonus Prize entry period will be conducted within approximately 14 days of the end of each respective entry period. The drawing for the remaining prizes will be conducted on or about April 14, 2019. Potential winners will be notified by mail, overnight courier &/or email. Three attempts will be made to contact potential winners within a 14 day period. If a potential winner fails to respond within 14 days, or if notification attempts are consistently returned as undeliverable, that potential winner will be disqualified & an alternate selected. In order to receive a prize (at the discretion of the judges), potential winners may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility & Release of Liability which must be signed & returned (along with any other documentation the Sponsor reasonably requires for prize fulfillment, such as, but not limited to providing proof of identity) within 14 days of date printed on notification or an alternate winner will be selected in a separate random drawing. Prizes awarded within approximately 30 days of winner verification, except in cases of delay of availability; Sponsor is not responsible for such delays. Prizes are not redeemable for cash, exchange or transferable, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion, who reserves the right to substitute any prize with one of similar or greater value if any prize or any portion thereof is unavailable. Any gun prize winner must conform to all local, state & federal regulations as applicable & must make arrangements for delivery of firearms with appropriate federally licensed firearms dealers as required by State & Federal law. Any winner whose potential selection to win a firearm prize would otherwise be in violation of federal, state, or local law will receive an alternate prize of equal value selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If for any reason whatsoever, a gun prize winner is not able to accept the prize due to reasons such as, but not limited to physical impairment, mental disability, etc., he/she will receive an alternate prize at Sponsor’s discretion. State & local laws, restrictions & regulations may limit or prohibit the sale, prize distribution, carry or use of certain prizes. No advertised item is intended for prize distribution or sale in those states or in those areas where such item is prohibited by law. Mention of product or service in advertisement or text does not mean it has been tested or approved by Sponsor. If a prize is not picked up within 30 days of required date, winner bears risk of loss or damage. After 30 days, prize is considered forfeited & an alternate winner will be selected at random. Any prize trip or hunt includes: round-trip coach airfare for winner only to/from a major commercial airport nearest winner's primary residence & accommodations. Winner is responsible for any incidental charges not mentioned herein. Actual value of trip or hunt depends on location of winner & airfares at time of departure. Winner must travel on dates specified by Sponsor or forfeit all rights to prize. Blackout dates/restrictions apply. Winner must obtain proper documentation (e.g., valid photo ID, hunting license, tags, etc.) prior to prize award or travel. Any vehicle winner must have a valid U.S. driver’s license & provide proof of vehicle insurance before prize is awarded. Vehicle will be delivered to dealership closest to winner. All winners are responsible for any applicable expenses not expressly stated in offer, including federal, state & local income & sales taxes, insurance, licensing, registration & title fees, any options not included & expenses associated with claiming or picking up prizes. Winners of firearms prizes & prizes valued at $600 or more will be required to furnish his/her Social Security Number to Sponsor or Sponsor’s agent for tax reporting purposes & firearms prize fulfillment.

RELEASE: By entering, each entrant accepts & agrees to be bound by these rules & decisions of Sponsor & its judges. By accepting the prize, each winner agrees that Sponsor, its independent judging organization, prize donors & any entity connected with this Sweepstakes accept no responsibility or liability in connection with losses or damages of any kind caused by or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize awarded hereunder, including but not limited to personal injury or death. Except where prohibited by law, entry & acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winners' names & likenesses for purposes of advertising, promotion & publicity without additional compensation, in any and all media, including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter, at any time in perpetuity throughout the world. Sponsor is not responsible if Sweepstakes cannot be implemented due to delays or interruptions caused by acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, utility outages or acts of terrorism. Winners acknowledge Sponsor & all other businesses concerned with this Sweepstakes & their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of prize except that the prize shall be subject to manufacturer’s stated warranty.

WINNERS LIST: For a copy of the winners list (available after 7/1/19), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 7/1/19 to: NRA Whittington Sweepstakes Request, NRA Whittington Center Membership Division, P.O. Box 700, Raton, NM 87740. 

OPT-OUT: To opt-out of Sponsor’s future Sweepstakes mailings write to: NRA Whittington Center Membership Division, P.O. Box 700, Raton, NM 87740. 

This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook or Instagram or Twitter, nor are Facebook and Instagram and Twitter associated with this Sweepstakes in any way.