The FlashShield+TM Certified CSST Contractor Sweepstakes

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. ELIGIBILITY: The FlashShield+™ Certified CSST Contractor Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to natural persons who are certified CSST contractors with a CSST certification number, as verified by Sponsor’s records, at the time of the Grand Prize drawing, who are legal residents of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, and who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry (each a “Qualified Participant”). THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS NOT OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC or to plumbing and HVAC distributors or to Sponsor’s distributors or representatives. Void outside the U.S. and in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and other U.S. territories, possessions, and protectorates. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited.
  2. SPONSORSHIP: The Sweepstakes sponsor is Titeflex Corporation, doing business as Gastite (“Sponsor”), located at 1116 Vaughn Parkway, Portland, TN 37148. Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, and assigns, and their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees, and the immediate family members of such individuals, and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration, judging, or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation Eric Mower and Associates (“Administrator”), and its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, and assigns, and their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees, and the immediate family members of such individuals, are not eligible to participate. Eric Mower and Associates will conduct the Sweepstakes substantially as described in these Official Rules.
  3. AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: By submitting an entry to participate in the Sweepstakes, each Qualified Participant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Eric Mower and Associates, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse, disqualify or withdraw any entry at any time.
  4. TIMING: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 1, 2019, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on November 30, 2019 (the “Entry Period”).
  5. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: During the Entry Period, a Qualified Participant can enter the Sweepstakes by visiting the Sweepstakes registration page at www.gastite.com/rules and following the instructions to complete and submit the Sweepstakes entry form electronically. Electronic registration using this link is the only way to enter the Sweepstakes. No other method of participation or registration is permitted. Sponsor asks each Qualified Participant to watch a short video to see how new FlashShield+™ product innovations provide added protection and make FlashShield+™ easier to install. VIEWING THE VIDEO DOES NOT AFFECT YOUR ELIGIBILITY TO WIN.You will be asked to provide basic contact information, including your first and last name, company name, title, email address and telephone number (including area code). (NOTE: You must complete all required fields of the entry form with information that is valid at the time of the Grand Prize drawing to be eligible.) All entries become the Sponsor’s property and none will be acknowledged.
  6. MOBILE DEVICE ENTRY: TEXT AND DATA CHARGES OR WIRELESSINTERNET ACCESS CHARGES MAY APPLY TO A MOBILE ENTRY. CONSULT YOUR WIRELESS CARRIER’S RATE PLAN FOR DETAILS BEFORE SEEKING TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES VIA A MOBILE DEVICE. Not all mobile devices may be used for mobile entry, and wireless Internet access may not be available in all areas.
  7. LIMITS ON ENTRIES: Upon successful submission of a registration, each Qualified Participant will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER QUALIFIED PARTICIPANT. No third-party entry or entry through any sweepstakes service is permitted. Use of robotic entry devices is strictly prohibited. Any person who attempts to obtain or otherwise encourages the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage multiple or false entries, or who attempts to obtain more than one (1) entry by using multiple or different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins, or any other method, WILL BE DISQUALIFIED, as determined by Gastite in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any dispute regarding ownership of an entry will be resolved by Eric Mower and Associates in its sole discretion.

    WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON, WHETHER OR NOT A QUALIFIED PARTICIPANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE ANY SPONSOR-OWNED WEBSITE OR MOBILE APPLICATION OR RELATED SOCIAL NETWORKING SITE, THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE INTERFERE WITH OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
  8. ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE WILL BE AWARDED: A Weber® Summit® S-670™ Natural Gas Stainless Steel Outdoor Grill. Includes six stainless steel burners, 60,000 BTU per hour input, 12,000 BTU per hour input flush-mounted side burner, 8,000 BTU per hour smoker burner and stainless steel smoker box, 10,600 BTU per hour infrared rear-mounted rotisserie burner, Tuck-AwayTM rotisserie system with flip-up motor and separate spit and fork storage in the enclosed cart, 10,600 BTU per hour input sear burner, lighted control knobs, Snap-JetTM individual burner ignition system, 3/8 inch or 9.5 mm diameter stainless steel rod cooking grates, stainless steel Flavorizer® bars, 624 sq. in. primary cooking area, and 145 sq. in. warming rack area. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) is $2,114,46. Prize includes delivery but does not include set-up. No more than one (1) of Grand Prize will be awarded. Winner agrees to accept the Grand Prize “as is” and Qualified Participants acknowledge that neither Sponsor nor Administrator is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Grand Prize, including without limitation warranties provided exclusively by a prize manufacturer or supplier, or warranties as to the Grand Prize’s quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. Any difference between the stated ARV value and the actual value of the Grand Prize will not be awarded. Winner must provide Sponsor with a valid Social Security number before the Grand Prize will be awarded. Prize award subject to any company policy of employer (as applicable). An IRS Form 1099 will be issued to the Grand Prize winner. (The Weber® and Summit® trademarks are used solely for purposes of prize identification. No endorsement, sponsorship, affiliation, or association of any kind is intended or implied by such use.)
  9. GRAND PRIZE DRAWING: On or about December 16, 2019, one (1) winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The drawing will be conducted by Eric Mower and Associates, whose decisions and interpretations on all matters related to the Sweepstakes and these Official Rules is final and binding in all respects. Gastite reserves the right to disqualify any Qualified Participant or winner and may refuse to award a prize to a person who is not eligible or has violated a rule, gained unfair advantage in the Sweepstakes, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. In case of a dispute about the identity of a Qualified Participant, the Grand Prize will be awarded to the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by the internet service provider responsible for the domain associated with the submitted email address. If the winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Sweepstakes Official Rules, the winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be awarded the Grand Prize in a separate random drawing. The winner will be notified by telephone. Inability of Sponsor to contact the winner by telephone within seventy-two (72) hours after selection may result in disqualification of the winner and an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing in Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Grand Prize will be sent to the winner by freight, and date of delivery to be coordinated after the winner has been notified and accepted the Grand Prize. If the Grand Prize is returned as undeliverable, then the prize will be forfeited and another winner will be randomly drawn.
  10. ODDS: The odds of winning will be determined by the total number of eligible entries received.
  11. WINNER VERIFICATION: The winner must comply with these Official Rules and must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability, and Publicity Release (where lawful) (“Affidavit”) within five business days after the date the winner receives notice of the award that includes his/her social security number (for purposes of issuing an IRS Form 1099) and CSST Certification Number. The winner must complete and return the IRS Form W-9 sent with the Affidavit at the time he/she returns the Affidavit. Gastite and Eric Mower and Associates reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to condition the award of the Grand Prize on the winner establishing to Gastite’s and Eric Mower and Associates’ satisfaction that he/she is a Qualified Participant and participated in the Sweepstakes in compliance with these Official Rules. If the winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the Affidavit within the required time period, or the Grand Prize/Notification is returned as undeliverable, such winner will be disqualified and forfeit the Grand Prize without compensation of any kind. If the Grand Prize is forfeited, Gastite, at its sole discretion, may select at random an alternate winner from among the remaining eligible Qualified Participants.
  12. ADDITIONAL GRAND PRIZE INFORMATION/TERMS & CONDITIONS: The winner is solely responsible for all taxes, including without limitation federal, state, and local income taxes and other fees and expenses associated with acceptance of the Grand Prize, whether or not specified herein. No substitution, assignment, or transfer of the Grand Prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the Grand Prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the Grand Prize is unavailable for any reason.
  13. Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, by accepting the Grand Prize, the winner grants Sponsor a perpetual, worldwide, fully paid-up, royalty-free, transferable license to use, reproduce, display, distribute, perform, and create derivative works of the winner’s name, photograph, voice, biographical information, and/or likeness without further authorization, compensation, or remuneration of any kind for advertising, promotion, publicity, and any other purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world.
  14. GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor reserves the right to suspend, cancel, or modify the Sweepstakes if any factor beyond Sponsor’s control impairs the integrity of the Sweepstakes such that it cannot be conducted as originally planned, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor will select a winner in a manner determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be fair, appropriate, and consistent with these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted at www.gastite.com/rules.
  15. RELEASE: Sponsor is not responsible for any injury, damage, or loss of any kind arising out of your participation in the Sweepstakes. By participating IN the Sweepstakes, YOU AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees (“released parties”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY OR ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, INJURIES, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION OR ATTEMPT TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR YOUR acceptance, possession, receipt, or use or misuse of the GranD Prize. You further release, discharge, and hold Released Parties harmless from: (i) technical failures of any kind, including without limitation the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software; (ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (iv) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (v) any injury or damage to persons or property, including without limitation Participant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile/wireless device, hardware or software, which injury or damage may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Participant’s participation in the Sweepstakes.
  16. DISPUTES: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Qualified Participant: (i) agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the awarding of the Grand Prize, will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and by a federal or state court of competent jurisdiction, and expressly consents to the personal jurisdiction of such courts and waives any right of change of venue or like right; (ii) agrees that any and all claims, judgments, and awards will be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, exemplary, indirect, 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. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Tennessee without giving effect to any conflict of law rules.
  17. PRIVACY:Information collected from Qualified Participants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at www.gastite.com/us/privacy_policy.html.
  18. WINNER’S NAME: For name of the Grand Prize winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (“SASE”) to: FlashShield+TM CSST Certified Contractor Sweepstakes, c/o Eric Mower and Associates, 211 West Jefferson Street, Syracuse, NY 13202.