Stihl Days Contest Rules



SPONSOR: Cazenovia Equipment, LLC (“Sponsor” or “CEC”) is the official sponsor of the "Cazenovia Equipment Promotion" featuring STIHL Giveaway, Game (collectively referred to herein as the “Promotion”).

ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open only to legal residents of New York, ages 18 and over (“Eligible Entrants”). Municipalities and government agencies are not eligible to enter or win. Associates, employees, officers and directors of the Sponsor, its retail stores, distribution centers and division offices, its subsidiaries and affiliates, franchisees, promotion suppliers, affiliated advertising agencies, third party contractors and spouses of the aforementioned groups (and the I.R.S. listed dependents or members of household including dependents in the military or attending college living away from home) are not eligible to win. This Promotion is void elsewhere and where prohibited by law. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations.

PROMOTION PERIOD: The Promotion begins at 12:00:00 a.m. on March 30, 2023 Eastern Standard Time (EST) and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT) on April 1, 2023. The Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for this Promotion.

HOW TO QUALIFY: There are two (2) ways to enter the Promotion. (A) To Enter by Qualifying Transaction: To participate in this Promotion, receive one (1) free game ticket ("Free Game Ticket") with each Qualifying Transaction (as defined below). Subject to certain exclusions listed below, a "Qualifying Transaction" is the purchase of any Stihl© Brand item(s) totaling equal to or greater than $250 in a single purchase event at any participating store by the Sponsor and/or its affiliates and franchisees (“Cazenovia Equipment Company, LLC”) paid in full during the Promotion Period. Purchases made at the, and websites shall not be considered made at a CEC Store and do not constitute a Qualifying Transaction.

Game Ticket may be referred to herein individually as a “Game Ticket” and collectively as “Game Tickets”. Game Tickets will only be awarded at the time of the Qualifying Transaction in which they were earned. Eligible Entrants are limited to one Qualifying Transaction per six-hour period. CEC reserves the right to limit the quantity of any item purchased. (B) To Enter without Purchase: To enter without purchase, while supplies last, Eligible Entrants must send a self-addressed, stamped return envelope to Cazenovia Equipment Ticket Request, Attn: Marketing, 2 Remington Park Dr., Cazenovia, NY 13035. Mail-in requests, including both outer envelope and self-addressed stamped envelope, must be handwritten and must be postmarked no sooner than March 20, 2023, and no later than March 30, 2023, and must be received by CEC no later than April 1, 2023 ("Mail-in Request"). For each Mail-In Request received by Sponsor, Sponsor will return 1 Game Ticket in the return envelope supplied, while supplies of Game Tickets last. To qualify as a Mail-in Request, each request must be sent in a separate stamped outer mailing envelope with the requestor’s first and last name, street address, city, state and zip or postal code (name and address must match the return name and address on self- addressed stamped envelope) legibly handwritten in the upper left-hand corner of the outer envelope. Requests that are sent in preprinted envelopes, that utilize address labels or stickers, that are photocopied, hand-stamped, computer-generated or otherwise mechanically or digitally produced or reproduced, that are not mailed in separate outer stamped mailing envelopes or that otherwise fail to comply with these Official Rules or are received after supplies of available Game Tickets have been exhausted will not qualify as a Mail-in Request and will NOT be honored, acknowledged or returned and the persons submitting such requests will forfeit any corresponding postage and unused envelopes. By participating in this Promotion, all entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and agree that the decisions of the Sponsor will be valid and binding in all respects. Sponsor is not responsible for late, stolen, lost, postage due, or misdirected mail, or for any Mail-in Request that is incomplete or illegible.

TO PLAY: Drawing Sweepstakes: The Sweepstakes will be held for up to $10,000 Invoice Credit (payable as a reimbursement of the qualifying purchases noted on the eligible entry invoice. The Sponsor will conduct a random Sweepstakes drawing to award this prize. To play your game ticket received with your invoice or mailed (entries without purchase) log onto (the “Website”) and complete all fields in the ENTER section of the page . Tickets may be played registered 12:00:00 a.m. on March 30, 2023 EST and 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on April 6, 2023). Follow the directions on the Website (that will require you to enter your 7-digit invoice number found on the Invoice as well as contact information and ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR OR ITS OFFICIAL JUDGING AGENCY, WHOSE DECISION IS FINAL AND BINDING. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE WEBSITE SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL EACH ENTRANT'S ELIGIBILITY AND THE ONLINE GAME CODE HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY ONLINE PARTICIPATION THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE ENTRY AND IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED. Limit one (1) registration per invoice number. Any entrant who attempts to secure more than one registration by using different names, addresses, email addresses, or uses any device or artifice to circumvent these Official Rules will be disqualified and ALL of their Online participation including potentially winning Online Game Codes will be forfeited. Each entrant will be required to complete all online registration form fields: first and last name, email address, phone, preferred Cazenovia Equipment store, and click to enter the Online Game Website and enter the invoice number from their qualifying purchase order or mailed entry shown. You will also be required to acknowledge that you have read and agree to the Official Rules. You must also read the Eligibility requirements, and then check the box to verify that you comply. If you do not comply, you cannot play the game.

THE ONLINE COMPUTER SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS ARE: To register online, your browser must be configured to allow session cookies.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Drawings will be held on or about April 7, 2023 with the winner(s) notified by a CEC representative. Odds of winning a prize in drawing depend on the number of eligible entries received and the amount of each prize. Winners will be drawn until the $10,000 fund are used in entirety, or eligible entries are exhausted. If drawn, winners using the no purchase necessary entries will win a Stihl Merchandise Gift basket valued at approximately $40. Odds of winning the prize in the Sweepstakes depend on the number of eligible entries received and amount of each prize, dependent on the invoice amount.

PRIZES: (A) Drawing Prize: If the Online prize for the Redeemed Invoice Amount on your Qualifying purchase order (payable to the purchaser by way of check from Cazenovia Equipment) is not claimed by Apri 19, 2023, then and ONLY the prize if forfeited and funds return to Cazenovia Equipment. TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES: $10,000.

TO CLAIM A PRIZE: Only original Promotion materials with Sponsor’s unique coding are accepted. Any facsimiles, copies, and/or reproductions are void. The Sponsor will notify the potential winner of the official judging agency’s decision within twenty-one (7) days and verified winners will be paid (reimbursed in like tender) within 30 days after receipt of the prize claim materials from the potential winner. Eligible Entrants attempting to claim prizes must bring the original Cazenovia Equipment invoice to a Cazenovia Equipment store for Pre- Verification by April 17, 2023 at 15:00 hours. Potential winners of prizes valued at $500 or greater will be required to provide a photocopy of their driver's license or passport as proof of identity and W-9 before the prize will be awarded.

Once original Promotion materials are submitted, they become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Winner of Prizes of $500 or Less ARV: Instant Winners of $10 or less must review prize claim materials and provide original invoice initialed in the lower right hand corner in the presence of an authorized Cazenovia Equipment store representative, and have submission verified and prize will be awarded at a participating store. Prizes must be redeemed between April 7, 2023 and April 14, 2023.

GENERAL TERMS/CONDITIONS: This Promotion is void where prohibited. Entry into the Promotion, where lawful, constitutes permission to use name, voice, photograph or likeness of prize winners for advertising/publicity purposes in any and all media now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and without additional compensation. Prize winners will be obligated to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within ten (10) days of notification by Sponsor. In the event of non-compliance by a prize winner or if prize is returned as non-deliverable, the prize will be forfeited and will not be awarded. All original Promotion materials submitted for verification, become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. All tax liability on all prizes is solely the responsibility of the prize winner. The prize winner will receive a 1099 if the prize value is $600 or greater. Sponsor may, at its discretion, award any and all prizes to the winner as a check in the amount of the stated retail value of the prize. Any company (other than Cazenovia Equipment) or product depicted on the Game Tickets or other game materials are not sponsors nor affiliated with this Promotion in any way. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations as between the entrant and the Sponsor and any participating companies in connection with the Promotion shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New York including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state's or jurisdiction's laws. Each entrant agrees that the Sponsor and any participating companies involved in this Promotion are not responsible for: (A) any illegible, incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrant, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (B) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (C) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (D) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; (E) late, lost, undeliverable, illegible, damaged or stolen mail; or (F) any injury or damage to persons or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of court or class action, and exclusively by binding Arbitration under the American Arbitration Association Consumer rules and procedures, at which point all arbitration will be conducted in the State of New York; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will an entrant or Eligible Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant or Eligible Entrant hereby waives, all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Prizes cannot be substituted or transferred except at the discretion of Cazenovia Equipment due to availability. Except as expressly contemplated by these Official Rules, unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Stihl is not a sponsor of this promotion.

GAME MATERIALS: Only original printed invoice with Sponsor’s unique coding of STIHL323 (“Promotion Materials”) are accepted. All Promotion Materials will be rejected and judged VOID if not legitimately obtained through authorized channels and verified by an authorized Cazenovia Equipment representative, or if any part of any Purchase Order is illegible, altered, mutilated, defaced, tampered with, forged, contains printing, seeding, mechanical, or other errors, or is irregular in any way. Any attempt to defraud or forge any Promotion Materials in any way will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. No more than the value of the advertised prizes in the Official Rules will be awarded. If a printing, seeding, mechanical, or any other error causes the number of prize claims in any prize category(s) to exceed the value of the prize set forth in the Official Rules, a random drawing will be conducted from all eligible entries, to award the total value of prizes that are advertised.

WINNERS LIST: The names (first name, last initial) of the Major Prize winners with $600 value or greater may be obtained at the conclusion of the Promotion by sending a first class stamped, self-addressed return envelope to: Cazenovia Equipment Company, Attn: Marketing, 2 Remington Park Dr. Cazenovia, NY 13035. Requests must be received by April 30, 2023.

CONTEST DELAY/EXTENSION: The Sponsor may delay the Promotion commencement date and thereafter extend the Promotion Period, if such commencement is delayed by a cause that is beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor.

PARTICIPATING STORES: This Promotion is being conducted in 10 participating CEC Stores being operated as a "Cazenovia Equipment"

ODDS: Odds of Winning prizes are based on the number of entries and amount of each entry as each winner will deplete remaining sweepstakes funds by the amount of each individual invoice, which varies. Winners will be drawn until the $10,000.00 fund are exhausted.

Sweepstakes Drawing to award $10,000 in reimbursements for invoices paid Stihl products. Odds are dependent upon the number of entries received and amount of each entry.