2017 Ford Performance FAST NEWS Sweepstakes

Official Rules and Regulations

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase or payment of any kind will not increase your chances of winning.

ELIGIBILITY:

THE “FAST NEWS” SWEEPSTAKES ("SWEEPSTAKES") IS OPEN TO LEGAL U.S. CITIZENS RESIDING IN THE 48 CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE LICENSED DRIVERS AGE 18 OR OLDER (EXCEPT RESIDENTS OF ALABAMA AND NEBRASKA, WHO MUST BE 19 OR OLDER) AS OF 2/13/2016. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ALASKA, HAWAII, PUERTO RICO, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S. MILITARY INSTALLATIONS LOCATED IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES. Employees, contractors, directors, dealers, their employees and immediate family members (spouses, siblings, children, household members and the spouses and children of the foregoing) of Ford Motor Company (the "Sponsor"), each of its respective subsidiaries, divisions, franchisees, participating vendors, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies (the "Sweepstakes Entities"), and NASCAR, Inc., and its affiliates and each of their respective employees, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, members, successors and assigns are not eligible.

TIMING:

The Sweepstakes begins on February 9, 2017 at noon Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on December 31, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period"). Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

HOW TO ENTER:

There is only one (1) way to enter the Sweepstakes:

1. Online Entry: Complete an official entry form found at fastnews.fordperformanceevents.com/.

Entrants will be asked to provide their first and last name, complete mailing address, phone number, e-mail address and age. Entrants also will be asked to answer optional questions; however, they need not be answered in order to be eligible for the Sweepstakes, and the answers will have no effect on an entrant’s ability to participate or win. All entries must be received within the specified time frame. LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON REGARDLESS OF POINT OF ENTRY. MULTIPLE ENTRIES AND MECHANICALLY REPRODUCED COPIES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

To be eligible:
  • Entrants must register to receive Fast News from Ford Performance, at no charge, to be eligible to win a prize.

CONDITIONS:

Ford Motor Company (Sponsor), its dealers, Team Detroit Inc., CCO Communications (dba Campbell Marketing and Communications) , Roush Fenway Racing, Richard Petty Motorsports, Front Row Motorsports, Germain Racing, NASCAR, Inc., and its affiliates and each of their respective parent entities, affiliates and subsidiaries, and each of their respective employees, shareholders, officers, directors, members, agents, successors, and assigns, and each of their respective agencies, personnel, subsidiaries and any other company associated (collectively, the “Released Parties”) with this program are not responsible for late, undeliverable, misdirected, or for any computer, on-line, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. Unintelligible or incomplete entries will be disqualified. No automated entries (including but not limited to entries made using any script, bot, macro or sweepstakes service), or mechanical reproductions will be accepted. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entries must be submitted by the entrant. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned to entrant. If the winning entry is an Internet or other computer entry, potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate any portion of the Sweepstakes.

DRAWINGS:

All winners will be selected in a random drawing conducted by an Administrator from among all the eligible entries received. The number of eligible entries received will determine the odds of winning. The decisions of the Administrator will be final and binding. The Winner(s) will be notified within 48 hours of the drawing by phone and must meet all eligibility requirements including the execution and delivery of all necessary releases and documents. Should for any reason, a randomly selected winner decline the prize; another entrant will be randomly selected and contacted.

Ten (10) Prize winners will be selected, one for each month, starting on or around 03/15/2017 and concluding on or around 12/15/2017. Each Prize drawing will be held from among all eligible entries received as of 11:59 PM EST on the drawing day. Non-winning entries will be carried over to subsequent drawings.

Month Estimated Drawing Date
March 03/15/2017
April 04/15/2017
May 05/15/2017
June 06/15/2017
July 07/15/2017
August 08/15/2017
September 09/15/2017
October 10/15/2017
November 11/15/2017
December 12/15/2017

PRIZES:

The randomly selected “Ford Performance Fast News” sweepstakes Winner(s) will be awarded two of the following four items:
  • Ford Performance Hat (Autographed) Approximate Retail Value, $50
  • NASCAR Die-cast Car, Approximate Retail Value, $75
  • Ford Performance Cap (Not autographed). Approximate Retail Value, $25.

FOR ALL PRIZES:

Total Approximate Retail Value of all prizes: $1,200. Winners are responsible for taxes on the value of their prize and will receive an IRS Form 1099. Except as specifically provided herein, Prize Package does not include taxes, insurance, telephone charges, personal expenses, incidental charges, or any other item not specifically described in these Official Rules. All expenses for any of the foregoing are the sole responsibility of the Prize winners. If Sponsor cannot find an eligible winner in time to satisfy verification procedures, an alternate winner may be selected, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, through a random drawing from all eligible entries, provided sufficient time remains to verify alternate winner and ticket prize, otherwise prize will not be awarded. All prizes are nontransferable, may not be changed, extended or exchanged for cash, credit, except by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In order to claim prize, additional releases and/or waivers of liability required by any applicable sanctioning body shall also be required as appropriate. Expenses not stated are solely the responsibility of the winners in this Sweepstakes. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer a prize or redeem a prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with a prize of equal or greater value, if advertised prize becomes unavailable. Limit of one (1) prize per person per household.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

Winners, by acceptance of prize, (a) agree that the Released Parties will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by winners against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this Sweepstakes or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, or for any printing, production, typographical, human or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize; and (b) except where legally prohibited, grant permission (and agree to confirm that grant in writing, upon request) for the Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use his/her name, photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising and/or publicity purposes without additional compensation in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval. All prizes have been furnished for promotional or advertising consideration and will be awarded in “As Is” condition. Winners may be required to complete, sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and where lawful, publicity releases within three (3) days of attempted notification. If documents are not returned timely or if any prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if potential winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected, provided sufficient time remains to verify alternate winner and ticket prize, otherwise prize will not be awarded. Guests of Grand Prize winners will be required to sign and return liability/publicity release prior to ticketing of prize. Decisions by Administrator on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes are final.

CONDUCT:

By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The Official Rules will be posted at the Sweepstakes site throughout the Sweepstakes. Entrants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the website; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GAME IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:

The Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information or any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. The 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. The Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes or the Internet portion of this promotion is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes beyond the control of the Released Parties which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.

IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SWEEPSTAKES SITE OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM WWW.FRE.COM OR ANY OTHER WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE SWEEPSTAKES SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

CHOICE OF LAW:

Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Sweepstakes must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Wayne County, Michigan. Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, "Special Damages"), and (4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. Michigan law, without reference to Michigan choice of law rules, governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto.

ENTRANT'S PERSONAL INFORMATION:

Information collected from Entrants is subject to Ford Racing’s Privacy Statement located at fordperformanceevents.com/privacy. By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to the terms of the Privacy Statement.

WINNER LIST:

To obtain winner names (available after 12/31/2017), send your name and address in a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Ford “Fast News” Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 490, Dearborn, MI 48121-9961. Request must be received by 01/15/2016.

SPONSOR(S):

Ford Motor Company - One American Road, Dearborn, MI 48126 – is the Sponsor of this Sweepstakes. CCO Communications (dba Campbell Marketing and Communications), Roush Fenway Racing, Richard Petty Motorsports, Front Row Motorsports, Germain Racing, and NASCAR, Inc., are not sponsors of this promotion. NASCAR® is a registered trademark of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc.

SHORT RULES:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes begins at noon EST on February 9, 2017, and ends at 11:59 PM EST on December 31, 2017. Open to licensed drivers 18 and over (except AL & NE, 19 and over) as of 2/13/16, residing in 48 contiguous U.S./D.C. Void where prohibited. Complete rules including prize and other details available at fastnews.fordracingevents.com.