Miller Formless “Paving It Forward In 2022” Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF MONEY IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF MONEY WILL NOT IMPROVE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.
The Miller Formless “Paving It Forward In 2022” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is intended for legal residents of the United States of America (“USA”) and Canada and shall only be construed and evaluated according to applicable USA law, Canadian law, and applicable/province state law. Do not enter this Sweepstakes if you are not a USA or Canada resident or are otherwise ineligible to enter in accordance with these Official Rules at the time of entry. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Miller Formless Company, 1805 N. Dot St., McHenry, IL 60050 (the “Sponsor”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the USA or Canada who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority, whichever is older, in their respective state/province of permanent residence at the time of entry (the “Entrants”). In addition, the Sweepstakes is only open to verifiable employees of any construction firm worldwide. This includes company owners, C-suite executives, project managers, superintendents, foremen, machine operators and others working at companies involved in building highways, bridges, city streets and other transportation infrastructure. The Sweepstakes is not open to the general public. Employees, officers and representatives of the Sponsor, the Administrator, their respective parent companies, employees, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives and advertising and promotional agencies, and the officers, directors, agents, and employees of each of the foregoing, and members of their immediate families (defined as including spouse, biological, adoptive and step-parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or households (whether related or not) of any of the above are NOT eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. Non-eligibility or non-compliance with any of these Official Rules will result in disqualification. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. (For the avoidance of doubt, any references in these Rules to Entrants shall also include the Entrants who are deemed the Winners (as defined below)).
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: By participating, Entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winning a Prize (as defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on January 4, 2022 and ends at 12:59:59 p.m. ET on January 20, 2022 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sponsor’s database computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. During the Sweepstakes Period, Entrants can enter the Sweepstakes by completing the Sweepstakes registration form available at https://www.millerformless.com/contest/ (the “Website”). At the Website, Entrants will be asked to provide their full name, email address, business phone number, mobile phone number, company, state of company, position at company, industry, and answers to two (2) survey questions. Each completed registration form will generate one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit one (1) registration entry per Entrant. To be valid, each entry must provide all requested information. Proof of entry information at the Website is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of an entry. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other website or email address, including, but not limited to, commercial Sweepstake’s subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. The use of automated entry devices is prohibited, and no mechanically reproduced entries are allowed; all such entries are void.
- Visit Sponsor website: Visit the Sponsor’s website through the provided link and receive ten (10) entries. Limit (10) bonus entries per Entrant.
- Refer a friend: Entrants also have the opportunity to earn bonus entries via the post-entry refer-a-friend feature. Entrants will be given a unique URL address to share with their friends. For every friend that enters the Sweepstakes thru the unique URL, the original referrer will receive ten (10) bonus entries.
- Facebook: Visit the Sponsor on Facebook through the provided link and receive three (3) entries. Limit three (3) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
- Facebook: Visit the Sponsor’s “M-6040 Available for Delivery” Facebook post through the provided link and receive three (3) entries. Limit three (3) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
- Facebook: Recommend the Sponsor on Facebook through the provided link and receive ten (10) entries. Limit ten (10) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant. Just follow these steps:
1) Click the button below to be directed to the recommendations/review page.
2) Click “Yes” to recommend our business.
3) Write your recommendation.
4) Click “Post.”
- Twitter: Follow the Sponsor on Twitter through the provided link and receive three (3) entries. Limit three (3) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
- Twitter: Tweet a Sweepstakes-related message through the provided link and receive three (3) entries. Limit three (3) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
- Twitter: Retweet the Sponsor’s Sweepstakes tweet through the provided link and receive three (3) entries. Limit three (3) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
- LinkedIn: Follow the Sponsor on LinkedIn through the provided link and receive three (3) entries. Limit three (3) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
- LinkedIn: Share a post on LinkedIn through the provided link and receive three (3) entries. Limit three (3) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
- YouTube: Subscribe to the Sponsor’s YouTube channel through the provided link and receive three (3) entries. Limit three (3) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
- YouTube: Watch and like one (1) of the Sponsor’s YouTube videos through the provided link and receive three (3) entries. Limit three (3) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
- Email Opt-In: Subscribe to the Sponsor’s email list through the provided link and receive twenty-five (25) entries. Limit twenty-five (25) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
- Post a Selfie at World of Concrete 2022 (WOC 2022): Take a selfie with the Sponsor at WOC 2022 and post the selfie via a personal LinkedIn or Twitter account. The post must tag the Sponsor and also include the following promotional hashtag in order to be considered eligible: #PavingItForwardSweepstakes. To complete the process, the Entrant must return to the Website and share which social media platform they made the post through and their username on the platform. By completing all of the above steps, an Entrant will receive fifty (50) bonus entries. Limit fifty (50) bonus entries (through this feature) per Entrant.
Entries may not contain any image or depiction of the following: (i) materials which include or constitute trademarks, trade names or copyrighted works created or owned by any person or entity other than Entrant or for which the Entrant has not obtained owner’s written permission to use (Sponsor’s discretion; does not apply to Sponsor’s name or products); (ii) materials bearing profanities, or bearing the name or likeness of any celebrity, living or dead; (iii) materials which contain visible identifiable or potentially identifiable information, including but not limited to, phone numbers, website links, street addresses, email addresses or license plate numbers; (iv) inappropriate behavior for a general audience; (v) any depiction of real or simulated sexual acts; (vi) violence in any form; (vi) materials which violate anyone’s reasonable privacy expectations, violate any known agreement, or which are defamatory in nature; (viii) materials which are derogatory to Sponsor, or any affiliated entity or person; (ix) materials which are discriminatory based on race, religion, national origin, physical disability, age, sex, or sexual orientation or preference; (x) materials in which any person identifiably appears unless Entrant has obtained an appropriate written release from such person granting all rights required herein; and, (xi) materials which do not comply with all other requirements in these Official Rules; (xi) materials which depict minor children who are less than 18 years at the time of entry. Entries that do not conform to these guidelines will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to reject or disqualify any entry which Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion, determines to be inconsistent with the letter or spirit of the Official Rules or potentially damaging to its, the Sweepstakes’, or another’s image or reputation.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: If for any reason the operation or administration of this Sweepstakes is impaired or incapable of running as planned for any reason, including but not limited to (i) infection by computer virus, bugs, (ii) tampering, unauthorized intervention, (iii) fraud, (iv) technical failures, or (v) any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the Prizes (defined below) using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable and best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual deemed to be tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor’s Website; or acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE; THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON (S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the registration in question. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and Administrator (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any Prize, including, but not limited to: (i) any technical errors that may prevent an Entrant from submitting an entry; (ii) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (iii) printing errors; (iv) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (v) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt of a Prize (defined below). Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. Released Parties are not liable in the event that any portion of the Sweepstakes is cancelled due to weather, fire, strike, acts of war or terrorism, pandemic, or any other condition beyond their control (a “Force Majeure Event”).
EACH ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT ALL RIGHTS UNDER SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF CALIFORNIA AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR TERRITORY OF THE UNITED STATES ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVED BY HIM/HER. SECTION 1542 READS AS FOLLOWS:
“CERTAIN CLAIMS NOT AFFECTED BY A GENERAL RELEASE. A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”
DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: The potential Prize Winners will each be selected in a random drawing conducted by the Sponsor or Administrator, whose decisions are final. The Prize drawing will be conducted on or about January 20, 2022. Odds of winning a Prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. All potential Winners will be contacted by the Sponsor. Method of contact will depend on the potential Winner’s method of entry.
PRIZES: There will be one (1) Grand Prize and one (1) Second Prize awarded.
- The Grand Prize Winner (“Winner”), upon the Sponsor’s verification of eligibility, will receive a $250 Amazon gift card (for employee who entered) and an optional $22,000 credit toward the purchase of a new M-series machine in 2022 (for company that employee entered on behalf of). (“Prize” or “Grand Prize”). Grand Prize ARV – $250.
- The Second Prize Winner (also, “Winner”), upon the Sponsor’s verification of eligibility, will receive a $250 Amazon gift card (for employee who entered) and an optional $2,200 credit toward the purchase of new slipform paver molds for curb and barrier wall applications in 2022 (for company that employee entered on behalf of). (“Prize” or “First Prize”). First Prize ARV – $250.
Total Prize Pool – $500. All other expenses associated with Prize acceptance or usage not defined herein are the responsibility of the Winners. No substitution of any of the Prizes will be permitted, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute a Prize (or Prize component) with another Prize of equal or greater value.
An Entrant must be gainfully employed by the company listed on the official entry form to win optional machine/mold credit for said company. If the Entrant is no longer gainfully employed by this company when Winner is selected, then: (1) the machine/mold credit will go to the company listed on the official entry form, and (2) the $250 Amazon gift card will go to the Entrant (regardless of employment status).
- $22,000 credit for M-series machine:
- Can only be used in 2022.
- Requires a fully executed sales contract.
- Can only be used on a new M-series machine (1000, 8800, 6040, 2530, 8100 models only).
- Non-transferrable; cannot be exchanged for cash value.
- Not valid on manufactured parts, molds, etc.
- $2,200 credit for curb or barrier wall molds:
- Requires a fully executed sales contract.
- Can only be used on a new mold.
- Non-transferrable; cannot be exchanged for cash value.
- Not valid on slipform paving machines, manufactured parts, etc.
ADDITIONAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: By accepting a Prize, the Winners agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of a Prize. The Winners are responsible for all local, state, and federal taxes associated with the receipt of their Prize. The Winners are solely responsible for all matters relating to their Prize after it is awarded. If a Prize or Prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential Winner, if a potential Winner cannot be reached or does not comply with Prize redemption instructions within three (3) business days from the first notification attempt, or if a potential Grand Prize Winner fails to return requisite document(s) within the specified time period, or if a potential Winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate Winner may be selected.
Should a selected Winner be a Canadian resident, the selected Entrant must answer correctly without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical, electronic or otherwise, a mathematical skill-testing question posed by mail or telephone. If the selected Entrant fails to correctly answer the question, he/she will be disqualified and another Entrant will be randomly selected. The potential Winner who correctly answers the skill-testing question will be notified by telephone and/or mail and/or email at the Sponsors’ discretion using the contact information provided at the time of entry. If the potential Winner is determined to be less than the age of majority in his/her province of residence, then the potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected in their place.
By accepting a Prize, where permitted by law, the Winners grant to the Released Parties and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor and the Released Parties (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Sponsor’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time their full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification. IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE.
By participating, Entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may arise from participating in this Sweepstakes or its related activities or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a Prize. The Winners also acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to a Prize.
DISPUTES: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of Entrants, Administrator, and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, 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, province’s, or jurisdiction’s laws. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any judicial proceeding shall take place in a court within the State of Illinois; (iii) any and all claims, judgments , and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event will attorney fees be awarded or recoverable; (iv) under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental, exemplary, consequential, special damages, lost profits, other damages, and/or any rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; and (v) Entrant’s remedies are limited to a claim for money damages (if any) and he/she waives any right to seek injunctive or equitable relief.
SEVERABILITY: The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed as if the invalid or unenforceable provision were not contained herein.
MISCELLANEOUS: These Official Rules contain the full and complete understanding with respect to the Sweepstakes and supersede all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations, and understandings, whether oral or written. The headings herein are for convenience only, do not constitute a part of these Official Rules, and shall not be deemed to limit or affect any of the provisions hereof. No amendment to, or waiver of, any provision of these Official Rules shall be effective unless in writing and signed by both Sponsor and Administrator. The waiver by Sponsor or Administrator of any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of any other provision herein. The rights and obligations hereunder may not be assigned by Entrant, whether by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of Sponsor, and any attempted assignment in violation of the foregoing shall be null and void. These Official Rules shall be binding upon, and inure to the benefit of, the permitted successors and assigns of Sponsor, Administrator, and Entrant.
WINNERS LIST REQUEST: To request confirmation of the name, city, and state of residence of each Winner, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, by March 10, 2022, to: Alliance/Miller Formless Sweepstakes Winners List Request, 620 Park Ave. #332, Rochester, NY 14607.
This Sweepstakes is not in any manner sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Amazon.com, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, or Facebook.