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I Love SC Wildlife Sweepstakes

I Love SC Wildlife Sweepstakes

Official Rules

No purchase necessary to enter or win. A payment or purchase will NOT improve your chances of winning.

Sweepstakes begins 10/26/07 and ends 2/26/09. Entry must be received by date specified elsewhere in offer or by 2/26/09 at 11:59:59 PM (ET), whichever is sooner. Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are of majority age in their state of residence at time of entry. Void in Puerto Rico, Florida, New York and where prohibited by law. Employees of South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), its independent judges and their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and agencies and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. Notice to online participants. Online entry open only to legal residents of the 50 united states and the District of Columbia who are majority age in their state of residence at the time of entry. Limit one entry per household, irrespective of the method of entry. In the event of a dispute, online entry deemed made by authorized holder of e-mail address at time of entry. Mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices will be disqualified.

No subscription to South Carolina Wildlife magazine or any other purchase is necessary to win. Any person who purchases a subscription or renews an existing subscription between 10/26/07 and 2/26/09 will be automatically entered in the sweepstakes. However, purchasing or renewing a subscription will not improve an entrant's chances of winning. Winners of SC Lifetime Fishing Licenses must be SC residents and eligible to exercise the privileges of the sporting license.

How to Enter:

Follow all entry instructions published elsewhere in this offer. If entering online, follow the onscreen instructions to enter. Limit one (1) entry per person. Multiple entries will be purged from the file before drawing.

Consumer Disclosures:

The 3rd and 4th prizes will offer a variety of merchandise. Value of all prizes offered at each prize level will be approximately the same. Third prize winners will receive one of the four prizes offered at the third prize level. Fourth prize winners will receive one of the three prizes offered at the fourth prize level. Third and fourth prize awards will be randomly selected by the sponsor. 1 Grand Prize (Approximate Retail Value $1850); 1 First Prize (Approximate Retail Value $1000); 1 2nd Prize (Approximate Retail Value $600); 4 3rd Prizes (Approximate Retail Value $500); 3 4th Prizes (Approximate Retail Value $200); Sponsors: The Sportsman's Warehouse, 476 Piney Grove Road, Columbia, SC 29210; Visit Wesco Trailers/W. C. Manf. & Spec. Co. Inc., 2028 Charleston Hwy. Cayce SC 29033; Luden's Outfitters, 78 Alexander Street, Charleston, SC 20403; Horton Manufacturing, Horton Manufacturing, 484 Tacoma Avenue, Tallmadge, Ohio 44278; Black River Tools, 6509 Highway 260 Manning, SC 29102; SC Dept. of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, 1205 Pendleton St., Columbia, SC 29202; The Wildlife Shop, 1000 Assembly St., Columbia, SC 29202. The estimated odds of winning a prize are as follows: Odds of winning in a random drawing depend on the number of eligible entries received. Sponsor: SCDNR, 1000 Assembly St., Columbia, SC 29202. Sweepstakes ends 2/26/09 at 11:59:59 PM (ET).

Winner Selection:

Winners will be determined by independent judges whose decisions will be final and binding. All prizes guaranteed to be awarded. If prize winner chooses not to claim the prize within two weeks of notification, a new name will be drawn and the prize offered to that person. Limit one prize per person or household. Winners will be announced at the Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic in March of 2009 and notified by mail and must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liabilitywaver, and where legally permissible, a Publicity Release within 14 days of first attempted notification or an alternate winner will be selected. If any prize/prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. All prizes must be picked up from the SCDNR headquarters or one of its regional offices within 3 months of the sweepstakes drawing date. Offices are located in Florence, Charleston, Columbia and Clemson. For any vehicle or boat/motor prize, winner must have appropriate license, taxes, insurance fees and assume all responsibility for registration, title, license, taxes and any other options not expressly included. For any travel prize, travel must be completed within 12 months of award, dates subject to availability; restrictions and blackout dates apply. In the event that Sponsor is unable to complete the award of any prize, after a reasonable number of attempts, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to award the prize to charity.

General:

No responsibility assumed for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible or postage-due mail/entries. All such entries will be disqualified. All entries become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Entrants agree to these rules and the decisions of the judges and release the Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved with this sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation, acceptance and/or use of any prize. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this sweepstakes or acceptance, use or redemption of any prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in printing of the offer, entry form, or administration of the sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes. Any sweepstakes notice, entry form or prize notice containing a printing, typographical or other error shall be deemed null and void. Sponsors do not make nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty or representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of any merchandise prize except that such prize shall be subject to manufacturer's standard warranty. No responsibility assumed for error, omission, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by sponsor or presenter on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site congestion or an combination thereof. No responsibility assumed for any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other person's computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any materials in the sweepstakes.

Caution:

Any attempt to deliberately damage any online service or Web site or to undermine the legitimate operations of the sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify such entrant and seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent of the law. All taxes on prizes and expenses not expressly included in the prize description are the winner's responsibility. Unless otherwise stated, no substitution prize permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event of unavailability.

Except where prohibited by law, winners consent to use of their names, hometowns, prizes won and likenesses for promotional purposes on behalf of Sponsor without additional compensation. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Prizes are neither transferable nor redeemable for cash. U.S. laws govern all aspects of this sweepstakes. All disputes and claims relating to this Sweepstakes shall be resolved in the U.S. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate this sweepstakes should virus, bugs, non-authorized intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administrations, security, fairness or integrity of the sweepstakes. In such event, prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received prior to the date of termination. For a list of winners, see the SC Wildlife Web site.

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