Ultimate Dream Hunt Sweepstakes
Enter the Ultimate Dream Hunt Sweepstakes every time you use the PF VISA Card!
- August 15 -
Win the Ultimate Dream pheasant hunting trip to South Dakota for the 2005 pheasant hunting opener. You and a friend will hunt with Pheasants Forever Television's host Ron Schara. To enter, all you have to do is use your PF VISA Card. [url=http://www.usbank.com/affinitycreditcards?loc=9460]Sign up for your PF VISA Card TODAY!
- No purchase necessary. Sweepstakes ends 8/31/05. Open to legal U.S. residents 18 years and older. For details, see the Official Rules below. Void where prohibited. U.S. Bank / Pheasants Forever Visa® Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal U.S. residents and who are at least 18 years of age or older. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes starts on April 15, 2005 at 12:00:01 AM ET (Eastern Time) and ends on August 31, 2005, at 11:59:59 PM ET ("Sweepstakes Period"). ENTRY. There are two ways to enter: 1. Transaction Entry: During Sweepstakes Period, Pheasants Forever Visa Platinum Cardmember whose account is open and in good standing ("Eligible Cardmember") will receive one (1) entry for each "qualifying transaction" made. A qualifying transaction is defined as a purchase made by the Eligible Cardmember with their Pheasants Forever Visa Platinum Card. Qualifying transaction is considered as taking place at the time the Pheasants Forever Visa Platinum Card is tendered as payment for purchase, not the date of posting of transaction to the Cardmember's account. The following transactions will NOT qualify as a transaction entry: cash advances, ATM transactions, convenience checks, balance transfer fees, credits, credit insurance premiums, annual fees, finance charges, adjustments posted to account or unauthorized or fraudulent transactions. 2. Alternate Method of Participation: You are NOT required to have a Pheasants Forever Visa Platinum Card or a relationship with U.S. Bank National Association ND in order to participate in the Sweepstakes or win the prize. In order to enter without purchase or qualifying transaction, please print your full name, complete address with zip code, daytime phone number (including area code) and date of birth on a 3 x 5 card/paper and mail it in an envelope to: U.S. Bank / Pheasants Forever Visa Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 3111, Grand Rapids, MN 55745-3111. No copies or mechanical reproductions of 3 x 5 cards/papers will be accepted. To be eligible, 3 x 5 cards/papers must be postmarked by September 1, 2005 and received by September 12, 2005. Each eligible 3 x 5 card/paper must be mailed in a separate postmarked outer envelope. Once submitted, 3 x 5 cards/papers become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. U.S. Bank National Association ND ("Sponsor") and its subsidiaries, agents, affiliates are not responsible for computer, cable, telephone, electronic, network, satellite or computer equipment (hardware and/or software) malfunctions, failures or connections, or service provider/Internet/Web site/use net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion, unauthorized human intervention, or inaccurate capture or processing of transaction/entry information, regardless of cause. Sponsor and its subsidiaries, agents, affiliates are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected, misplaced, garbled, damaged or unintelligible, illegible entries or postage due mail. Any attempted form of "automatic" transaction entry (including but not limited to entries submitted any bot, script, macro or sweepstakes service, and third party entries) other than, as set forth above is void. Any person who attempts to participate under multiple identities or uses any artifice or device to accumulate entries will be disqualified. In the event the "automatic" transaction portion of the Sweepstakes, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, is compromised by any virus, bugs, worms, non-authorized human intervention, or other causes which in the sole opinion of Sponsor could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of the "automatic" transaction portion of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the "automatic" transaction portion of the Sweepstakes and conduct the drawing from all eligible 3 x 5 card/paper entries received and all eligible entries awarded in conjunction with qualifying "automatic" transactions prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. In such event, notice will be posted at [url=http://www.pheasantsforever.org]www.pheasantsforever.org[\URL]. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found tampering with Sweepstakes (including the "automatic" transaction portion of the Sweepstakes) or who is in violation of the Terms and Conditions of the Pheasants Forever Visa Platinum Card and/or these Official Rules. Caution: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage the "automatic" transaction portion or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant and to prosecute such entrant to the fullest extent of the law and/or to disqualify such entrant from participation in the Sweepstakes. DRAWING. Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about September 15, 2005 from all eligible entries received. Drawing will be conducted by Gage Marketing Group, LLC, an independent judging organization. By participating, entrants agree to the Official Rules and to the decisions of the judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Winner will be notified by regular (postal) mail on or about September 20, 2005. PRIZE/ODDS OF WINNING. Grand Prize: One (1) Hunting Trip for winner and one (1) guest to South Dakota. Winner and guest will hunt with Ron Schara. Trip consists of round-trip coach air transportation for winner and one (1) guest from a major airport near winner's residence, lodging accommodations for three nights (one room, double occupancy) and ground transportation to and from the destination airport. Approximate retail value of prize: $10,000. Odds of winning depend on total number of eligible entries received. Actual trip value may vary based on the point of departure, airline, and fare fluctuations. Trip is subject to availability and other restrictions. Ron Schara's participation is subject to availability and his professional commitments. If Mr. Schara is unavailable for any reason, winner understands and agrees that Mr. Schara's participation has no cash value and that Sponsor's liability is limited to delivery of other components of the prize. Winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary. Travel arrangements must be made at least 21 days prior to departure. Specified travel dates are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prize consists of only the items specifically listed above. Any other unspecified expenses related to the prize, including taxes, are the sole responsibility of the winner. CONDITIONS ON PRIZE. Potential prize winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and a Publicity Release, where legal, within 14 days of prize notification. In accepting prize, winner and guest must also sign additional documentation prior to participating in hunting trip which includes a release of Sponsor, its agencies and the entity/entities supplying the hunting trip from any liability associated with winner's/guest's participation in the hunting trip as well as the winner's/guest's assumption of risk of injury (including death) related thereto. In the event of noncompliance with these requirements, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner randomly selected. If prize notification is returned as undeliverable, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner randomly selected. Taxes on prize are solely the responsibility of winner. If winner is a minor, prize will be awarded in the minor's name to his/her parent or legal guardian, who must sign all required documents on behalf of the minor and must accompany the minor on the trip as the guest. Guest of winner must be 21 or over and must sign and return a liability release/publicity release prior to booking travel. Tickets are subject to availability and must be utilized on date specified by Sponsor. For joint account holders, prize will be awarded solely in the name of the primary account holder as per Sponsor's records. No prize transfer or substitution allowed, except that Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute prize of equal or greater value in the event of prize unavailability for any reason. All account and personal information collected will be treated in a manner consistent with the Sponsor's Privacy Pledge (available at [url=http://www.usbank.com]www.usbank.com[\URL]) and will be furnished to judges solely for purposes of Sweepstakes administration. RELEASES. By participating, entrants agree to release and hold harmless U.S. Bank National Association ND, Pheasants Forever, Inc., Gage Marketing Group, LLC, their respective parent companies, affiliates and subsidiaries, and the officers, directors, shareholders, agents and employees of any of the above entities from any and all liability, loss or damage to person (including death), property or reputation incurred in connection with their participation in the Sweepstakes and/or the receipt, acceptance, possession or use/misuse of the prize or their participation in any prize related activity. By accepting prize, winner agrees to the Sponsor's use of his/her name and address (city & state), photograph, videotape or likeness for advertising, trade or publicity purposes and to the use of statements made by or attributed to the winner relating to the Sweepstakes or Sponsor, and grants to Sponsor any and all rights to said use, in any media throughout the world, in perpetuity without further compensation, review, approval or notice, unless prohibited by law. ELIGIBILITY. The following categories of persons are not eligible to enter or win: employees of U.S. Bank National Association ND, its advertising and promotion agencies, Pheasants Forever, Inc., Gage Marketing Group, LLC, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, sales representatives, and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse regardless of where they live) and those living in the same household (whether related or not) as such individuals. RULES REQUEST/WINNERS LIST. For a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by 9/8/2005 to: U.S. Bank / Pheasants Forever Visa Sweepstakes Rules, P.O. Box 2033, Grand Rapids, MN 55745-2033. For name of winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt by 10/8/2005 to: U.S. Bank / Pheasants Forever Visa Sweepstakes Winners List, P.O. Box 2033, Grand Rapids, MN 55745-2033. SPONSOR: U.S. Bank National Association ND, P.O. Box 6345, Fargo, ND 58125-6345.
Pheasants Forever is a non-profit conservation organization dedicated to the protection and enhancement of pheasants, quail and other wildlife populations in North America through habitat improvement, land management, public awareness and education. Such efforts benefit landowners and wildlife alike.