2018 Breeding Giveaway Rules

Breeding Contract Give-a-Way
Official Rules

MCC Magazines, LLC (d/b/a Quarter Horse News) (“Sponsor”) is offering a Breeding Contract Give-a-Way (the “Sweepstakes”) in connection with its 2018 Quarter Horse News Stallion Register (the “Register”).

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

INTERNET ACCESS & VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS REQUIRED.

PRIZE: The winner will be entitled to enter into a no-breeding-fee contract allowing the breeding of winner’s mare with any stallion whose owner (the “Breeder”) has elected to participate in the Give-a-Way. Although the winner will not be required to pay a breeding fee, all other customary charges, including chute fees and shipping charges, will be the winner’s responsibility. All terms and conditions of the breeding shall be as provided in the Breeder’s standard breeding contract (the “Breeding Contract”) which shall be negotiated and signed by the Breeder and the winner. The Breeding Contract will include such terms agreed upon by the Breeder and the winner, including method and location of insemination. Sponsor shall not be a party to the Breeding Contract or responsible for any performance thereunder.

Participating Breeders in print ads in the Quarter Horse News and online at QuarterHorseNews.com/BreedingGiveaway. Not all stallions profiled in the Register are available for selection as each Breeder decides whether to participate. Only one Breeding Contract shall be awarded.

DATES OF PROMOTION: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on October 5, 2018, and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on January 15, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this sweepstakes.

ELIGIBILITY: In order to be eligible for entry into the Sweepstakes, you must be a legal citizen or permanent legal resident of the continental United States (excluding New York and Rhode Island residents), 18 years of age or older, and have a valid Social Security number at the time of entry. Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in same household, whether related or not) of Sponsor or any participating Breeder, and each of their respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates, contractors, subsidiaries, distributors, sales representatives, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate. Residents of New York and Rhode Island are also ineligible. Sweepstakes is void where restricted or prohibited by law.

HOW TO ENTER: Visit www.QuarterHorseNews.com/BreedingGiveaway and fill in required entry information. Individuals may enter this Sweepstakes only once. More than one entry form from any person or email address may result in exclusion of all entries from that person and/or email address.

DRAWING: On February 15, 2019, the sole Breeding Contract winner will be selected in a random drawing. The winner must comply with all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and those set forth in the Breeding Contract. By entering entrants agree to receive offers, promotions and advertisements from Sponsor and such other advertisers permitted by Sponsor. Entrants will also receive a weekly newsletter from Quarter Horse News, for which entrant may unsubscribe at any time after receipt of the first newsletter. The grand-prize drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decision is final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of being selected as the winner is dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received.

Approximate Retail Value of the Grand Prize: The value of the prize is dependent upon the amount typically charged by the Breeder and may vary greatly from stallion to stallion. Sponsor may substitute a prize of comparable value in the event the prize indicated herein is unavailable or for other reasons outside Sponsor’s reasonable control. There is no cash alternative offered. The winner must comply with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. The value of the prize is taxable as income and winner is solely responsible for all matters relating to the prize, including, but not limited to all applicable federal, state and local taxes that become due with respect to the prize. If required, Sponsor will report the award of the prize to the Internal Revenue Service. The winner will be issued an IRS 1099 form for the retail value of the prize as provided by the Breeder for the year in which the contract is received.

PRIZE CLAIM: The winner will be notified by email and/or mail within five (5) business days of the drawing.  The winner must sign and return, within five (5) business days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Publicity Release, an IRS W-9 Form and such other documentation as Sponsor or Breeder may reasonably request (collectively, the “Paperwork”) in order to claim the prize. If the winner does not provide the Paperwork within five (5) days of the notification date, then it shall forfeit their right to the Breeding Contract and an alternate winner will be selected from among the remaining eligible entrants received. By entering the sweepstakes, all entrants consent to use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, and voice in advertising worldwide without additional compensation if they are selected as the winner.

POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.

GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION: By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final in all respects and not subject to appeal. The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify from this Sweepstakes any entrant it believes has violated these Official Rules. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants, and winners release the Sponsor and each and all of the Sweepstakes Entities (and the officers, directors, employees, shareholders, agents and representatives of any of the Sweepstakes Entities), from any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described) with respect to or arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes, the Breeding Contract, and/or the receipt or use/misuse of the prize awarded, including, without limitation, liability for personal injury, death or property damage. All Sweepstakes materials are subject to verification and are void if (a) not obtained in accordance with these Official Rules and through legitimate channels, (b) any part is counterfeited, altered, defective, damaged, illegible, reproduced, tampered with, mutilated or irregular in any way, (c) are obtained where prohibited, or (d) they contain printing, typographical, mechanical, or other errors. Entrants assume all risk of loss, damage, destruction, delay or misdirection of the Paperwork and any other Sweepstakes materials submitted to Sponsor. Sponsors may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning the prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants, Sponsor, the Breeders, or other parties involved in the Sweepstakes. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes (in whole or in part), then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, reinitiate or suspend the Sweepstakes and select the winner in a manner deemed by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be fair, appropriate and consistent with the spirit of these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted on Sponsor’s website. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.

NO LIABILITY: By participating, entrants agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and other parties involved in the Sweepstakes (including such entities officers, directors, employees, members, shareholders, agents and representatives), from and against any claims made by entrants or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes.

WINNER’S LIST REQUEST: Winner’s name will be posted at Sponsor’s website, http://www.QuarterHorseNews.com after February 15, 2019, or by sending a written request to: Quarter Horse News Breeding Contract Give-a-Way, Quarter Horse News, 2112 Montgomery Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107.

SPONSOR ADDRESS: Quarter Horse News, 2112 Montgomery Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76107-4517.