Mad Ants/Grote Automotive Car Giveaway Contest

By Logan Wiening | January 16, 2018

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants and Grote Automotive have teamed up to help put a local family in need into a nicer, newer vehicle.

To enter, please click the register button below.

Fill out the form in its entirety to be considered for the Grand Prize. Please explain in 500 words or less why you should win a nicer, newer car from Grote Automotive.

An entrant may only enter himself/herself in the contest.  He/she may not enter someone that he or she knows.

Contest opens 2/5/2018 and ends 2/24/2018 at 4pm.

 

Mad Ants Grote Automotive Car Giveaway Contest OFFICIAL RULES

       Promoter/Sponsor of this Mad Ants Grote Automotive Car Giveaway Contest is Pacers Basketball Development, LLC d/b/a Fort Wayne Made Ants (“Mad Ants”), with an address of 1910 St. Joe Center Road, Suite 61, Fort Wayne, IN 46825 Co-Sponsor of the contest is Grote Automotive Inc. (“Grote Automotive”), with an address of 1630 N Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805. All entrants agree to be bound by the terms and conditions provided in these Official Rules as well as by all interpretations of these Official Rules by Mad Ants and by all other decisions of Mad Ants, including resolution of disputes in connection with this contest, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Mad Ants Grote Automotive Car Giveaway Contest.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

No purchase necessary to enter or win a prize.

ELIGIBILITY

Mad Ants Grote Automotive Car Giveaway Contest is open to legal residents of Indiana who are at least 18 years or older at the time of entry.  Employees and immediate families of employees (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) of Mad Ants, Grote Automotive, Pacers Basketball, LLC d/b/a Indiana Pacers and Pacers Sports & Entertainment (“Pacers”), the NBA Development League, LLC (“NBADL”), the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc. and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, owners, members, employees and agents are not able to enter or win.

ENTRY PERIOD

The Mad Ants Grote Automotive Car Giveaway Contest begins on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 10:00 AM Fort Wayne time and ends on Saturday, February 24 at 4:00 PM Fort Wayne time (the “Entry Period”).

HOW TO ENTER

To enter:

Via the Internet: During the Entry Period entrants can go to http://fortwayne.gleague.nba.com/groteautomotivecargiveaway/, complete the online registration form, and submit a response to the following question, “Why should you win a car from Grote Automotive?” in 500 words or less.  All entrants must accurately complete all required fields or entry will be deemed invalid.  In order to participate you will need Internet access and a valid email address.  Limit one entry per person, regardless of method of entry used.  Multiple entries per person, including multiple entries by the same entrant using different e-mail addresses, will invalidate ALL entries submitted by that entrant for the entire Entry Period.  All entries must be received by Mad Ants by Saturday, February 24, at 4:00 PM Fort Wayne time.

At Grote Automotive:  During the Entry Period entrants can visit Grote Automotive located at 1630 N Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805, complete an entry form at the store with a response to the question “Why should you win a car from Grote Automotive?” in 500 words or less, and place the entry form in the designated ballot box.  All entrants must accurately complete all required fields or entry will be deemed invalid.  Limit one entry per person, regardless of entry method used.  Multiple entries per person will invalidate ALL entries submitted by that entrant for the entire Entry Period.  All entries must be received by Mad Ants by Saturday, February 24, at 4:00 PM Fort Wayne time.

As part of the entry submission process you may be asked if you wish to receive promotional emails from the Mad Ants. Consenting to receive promotional emails is optional and is not required for participation in the contest.

WINNER SELECTION

One (1) winner will be selected by Mad Ants and Grote Automotive representatives in their sole discretion on or about Monday, March 5, 2018 from among all eligible entries received based on the entrant’s need for a car.  Winner will be contacted by Mad Ants by email and/or phone on or about Monday, March 5, 2018 by 5:00 PM. In the event the winner cannot be contacted within 24 hours of the initial email or phone notification or declines the prize another winner will be randomly selected from the eligible entries received.

It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify the Mad Ants if his or her contact information and/or e-mail address changes.  To do so, send an e-mail to alane@ftwaynemadants.com with the new contact information.  Mad Ants, Grote Automotive, Pacers and/or the NBADL, National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc. and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, owners, shareholders, members, employees sponsors, licensees, successors, assigns and agents are not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections, miscommunications, failed phone or computer hardware or software or telephone transmissions or technical failures, garbled or jumbled transmissions or other errors of any kind, whether human, mechanical or electronic; including without limitation the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information online, or for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, destroyed, delayed, stolen, misdirected or illegible entries.  Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered are void.  Once submitted, entries become the sole property of Mad Ants and will not be returned.

Winners may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release attesting to the fact that he/she is 18 years of age or older, as well as other terms and conditions as designated by Mad Ants and consent to the use of his/her likeness in order to collect a prize.

PRIZE DESCRIPTION

One (1) prize winner will receive: (i) a 2011 Ford Focus ($8,000 value), and (ii) four (4) tickets ($24/ticket value and $96 total value) to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants home basketball game at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Friday, March 9, 2018. Total retail value of prize is $8,096. Prize winner and his/her guest(s) must agree to comply with all NBADL venue rules and regulations relating to the use of NBADL regular and post-season tickets (as applicable) and, in accordance therewith, agree not to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with any intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at such game.  Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of prize or prize element.

The winning prize is non-transferable to any other person, including relatives or friends. The name of the winner can be obtained by writing “Mad Ants Grote Automotive Car Giveaway Contest” c/o Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 1910 St. Joe Center Road, Suite 61, Fort Wayne, IN 46285. 

 TAXES

The prize winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes and any expenses associated with the contest, unless otherwise indicated.  No substitution, cash equivalent or transfer of prize permitted except at the Mad Ants option for a prize of comparable or greater value.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION

By entering, each entrant agrees to follow the Mad Ants Grote Automotive Car Giveaway Contest Official Rules and forever releases, discharges, and waives any and all claims, liabilities and actions of any kind, howsoever caused or arising and whether by negligence, any intentional act or otherwise, that entrant may have or that may arise against Facebook, Grote Automotive, Mad Ants, Pacers, NBADL, and/or  the  National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc. and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities, as well as each of the aforementioned parties’ respective directors, officers, owners, shareholders, members, employees, representatives,  successors, assigns and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”), with respect to or arising out of either (i) entrant’s participation; or (ii) the receipt or use of the prizes (including but not limited to the substitution or changing of any prizing) awarded in the contest.  By entering, each entrant further agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties and their insurers against any and all damages, costs, judgments, and/or expenses (including but not limited to attorneys’ fees and/or other legal fees) they may incur as a result of claims made against them in connection with either (i) entrant’s participation; or (ii) the receipt or use of the prizes (including but not limited to the substitution or changing of any prizing) awarded in the contest.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook.  You understand that you are providing your information to Mad Ants and not to Facebook.

PUBLICITY RELEASE:

Except where prohibited by law, in consideration for being permitted to participate in this contest and the opportunity to win the prizes offered in this contest, each entrant hereby agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of the entrant’s name, likeness, voice, photograph, performance, personal statements and/or biographical information in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by Grote Automotive, Mad Ants and/or Pacers, NBADL, the  National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties, Inc. and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, licensees, successors and assigns.

CONTEST CANCELLATION, SUSPENSION OR MODIFICATION

Mad Ants reserves the right to cancel, modify or suspend the contest and/or change dates or prizes (to a prize of equal or greater value) relating to the promotion in case of schedule changes, acts of God, force majeure events, computer viruses, bugs, corruption or unfairness of the security or administration of the contest, or for any other reason at the sole discretion of the Mad Ants.

DATA COLLECTION

Mad Ants collects personal data from entrants when they enter the contest.  Personal data may include, but is not limited to, name, address, and email address.  This data will be used by Mad Ants for purposes of administering the contest, and may be shared with other sponsors of this contest.  Information collected from entrants is subject to Mad Ants’ Privacy Policy which can be found at http://www.nba.com/news/privacy_policy.html.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED

Participation in this contest is void where prohibited.

Abbreviated Rules

  1. No purchase necessary.
  2. The Mad Ants Grote Automotive Car Giveaway Contest begins on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 10:00 AM Fort Wayne time and ends on Saturday, February 24, at 4:00 PM Fort Wayne time
  3. To enter, during the Entry Period, either: (i) go to http://fortwayne.gleague.nba.com/groteautomotivecargiveaway/, complete the online registration form and submit a response to the following question, “Why should you win a car from Grote Automotive?” in 500 words or less; or (ii) visit Grote Automotive located at 1630 N Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805, complete an entry form at the store with a response to the question, “Why should you win a car from Grote Automotive?” in 500 words or less and place it in the designated ballot box at the store.  Limit one entry per person, regardless of entry method used.  All entries must be received by Mad Ants by Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 4:00 PM Fort Wayne time.
  4. One (1) prize winner will be selected by Mad Ants and Grote Automotive representatives in their sole discretion on or about Monday, March 5, 2018 from among all eligible entries received based on the entrant’s need for a car.
  5. The prize winner will receive: (i) a 2011 Ford Focus ($8,000 value), and (ii) four (4) tickets ($24/ticket value and $96 total value) to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants home basketball game at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on March 9, 2018.  Total retail value of prize is $8,096.
  6. Must be 18 years of age or older and a legal resident of Indiana to enter (additional restrictions apply).
  7. The prize winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes and any expenses associated with the contest, unless otherwise indicated.
  8. Void where prohibited.
  9. Write to Mad Ants Grote Automotive Car Giveaway Contest, c/o Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 1910 St. Joe Center Road, Suite 61, Fort Wayne, IN 46285 or log on to http://fortwayne.gleague.nba.com/groteautomotivecargiveaway/ for complete official rules.
  10. Promoter/Sponsor of this contest is Pacers Basketball Development, LLC d/b/a Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 1910 St. Joe Center Road, Suite 61, Fort Wayne, IN 46285 Co-Sponsor of the contest is Grote Automotive Inc., with an address of 1630 N Coliseum Blvd. Fort Wayne, IN 46805.