Eddie Bauer 100th Anniversary Sweepstakes

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1.  Sweepstakes Period

The Eddie Bauer 100th Anniversary Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Sunday, August 9, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).


The Sweepstakes Period is made up of a Grand Prize Entry Period (“Grand Prize Entry Period”) and five (5) weekly entry periods (each, a “Weekly Entry Period”) each with its own entry deadline as described below. Entrants will not be entered for a chance to win any weekly prize if entrants do not submit an entry during the applicable Weekly Entry Period.

 

2. Eligibility

The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of Canada (excluding Québec), the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (“Participant,” entrant” or “you”).

Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, influencers, athletes, and paid guides of Eddie Bauer LLC (the “Sponsor”), its parent companies and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers of prizes, advertising and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Parties”), and the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter.

The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial, municipal and local laws and regulations. If it is found that a person who does not meet the eligibility criteria set forth in these rules has submitted an entry, that entry will be deemed ineligible. Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility requirements. Void outside Canada, the fifty (50) United States of America and the District of Columbia, in the province of Québec and wherever else prohibited by law.

 

3. How to Enter

There is no purchase necessary to enter the Sweepstakes. Making a purchase will not improve your chances of winning. You must have a valid Instagram account and your account settings must be set to public to enter the Sweepstakes.

Grand Prize Entry: Login to your Instagram account, follow @EddieBauer and comment on any post made by @EddieBauer during the Sweepstakes Period. You must include the hashtag #EB100 in your comment to receive one (1) entry into the Grand Prize Entry Period. Limit of one (1) Grand Prize entry.

Weekly Prize Entry: There are two (2) ways to submit a Weekly Prize entry:

  • Login to your Instagram account, follow @EddieBauer, post a photo on Instagram and describe a camping tip relating to the weekly theme (as described below). You must include the hashtag #EB100 and tag @EddieBauer in the post to receive one (1) entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period.
  • Login to your Instagram account, follow @EddieBauer and describe a camping tip relating to the weekly theme (as described below) in the comments on any post made by @EddieBauer during the Sweepstakes Period. You must include the hashtag #EB100 in your comment to receive one (1) entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period.

Each Weekly Entry Period has its own weekly theme (each, a “Weekly Theme”) as outlined below:

 

Entry PeriodStart Date (12:00:01 AM ET)End Date (11:59:59 PM ET)Weekly Theme
Weekly Entry Period 107-0807-12Food preparation / recipe sharing
Weekly Entry Period 207-1307-19How to make a fire
Weekly Entry Period 307-2007-26How to make camp coffee
Weekly Entry Period 407-2708-02Glamping set up / comfortable with kids / games
Weekly Entry Period 508-0308-09Camping with dogs

 

Each Weekly Prize entry must include a camping tip relevant to the applicable Weekly Theme to be eligible. Limit of one (1) Weekly Prize entry per Weekly Entry Period

Bonus Entries: Participants will earn one (1) Bonus entry for tagging a friend in their Grand Prize entry and one (1) Bonus entry for tagging a friend in each of their Weekly Prize entries. Limit of one (1) Bonus entry per Grand Prize Entry Period and one (1) Bonus entry per Weekly Entry Period, for a total of six (6) total Bonus entries.

All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entrants are subject to all notices posted online including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. Entries which are incomplete, illegible, or fraudulent are null and void. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, incorrect, or inaccurate capture of entry information. If you enter the Sweepstakes or comment via a mobile device using your wireless carrier’s network, standard data charges from your wireless carrier may apply.

 

4. Prize/Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”)/Odds

Grand Prize: There is one (1) Grand Prize available to be won (the “Grand Prize”). The Grand Prize is a Rocky Mountain National Park Hiking Adventure Package for the winner and a guest, including:

(a) round-trip economy air transportation for winner and a guest from the major airport nearest the winner’s home (in the Sponsor’s sole discretion) to Denver, Colorado;

(b) a four-day car rental;

(c) 4-nights accommodations at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO; and

(c) two (2) guided hiking trips at the Odessa Gorge.

The ARV of the Grand Prize is $6,900.00 USD. Grand Prize may be redeemed by the winner up to two years after the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Grand Prize Winner may elect to accept the Grand Prize or the cash equivalent.


Weekly Prizes:
There are five (5) weekly prizes available to be won (each, a “Weekly Prize”). Each Weekly Prize is a backyard camping bundle, including:

(a) two (2) Cruiser 40 degree Sleeping Bags,

(b) two (2) Packable Throws,

(c) two (2) Bygone Backpack Coolers,

(d) two (2) Backpack Chairs, and

(e) two (2) Outdoor Camp Blankets.

The ARV of each Weekly Prize is $540.00 USD. The total ARV of all Weekly Prizes is $2,700.00 USD. Total ARV of all prizes is $9,600 USD.

Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. By accepting a prize, prize winners agree to release the Sweepstakes Parties from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by entering the Sweepstakes or for damages of any kind caused by a prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of a prize awarded. Prizes are not exchangeable or transferable. There are no substitutions unless specified by the Sponsor. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a portion of a prize with another prize of equal or greater value.

 

5. Prize Conditions:

All expenses related to the acceptance or use of a prize are the sole responsibility of each prize winner. Sponsor reserves the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes for promotional, marketing and any other purpose, including online announcements unless prohibited by law.

Potential winners will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability / Publicity Release form as a condition of acceptance of the prize. All expenses and costs not expressly listed as part of a prize and related to the acceptance and/or use of a prize are each winner’s sole responsibility, including, but not limited to, airline baggage fees, taxes, tips, entertainment, transfers, and transportation between airport and hotels or departure airport and winner’s home. In addition, Sponsor is not responsible for any fees or additional charges resulting from a winner’s or a guest’s change to itinerary or accommodations, or for hotel room charges for additional amenities, services, or incidentals.

Prizes are not assignable, nor transferable and cannot be redeemed for cash or other items of value except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

 

6. Winner Selection

Weekly Prizes: At the end of each Weekly Entry Period, Sponsor representatives (the “Judging Panel”) will judge and score each Weekly Prize entry based on the following criteria:

  • Originality (40%)
  • Usefulness (40%)
  • Relevance to the weekly theme (20%)

The entrant associated with the entry that receives the highest score (subject to verification of eligibility, compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, and completion of the required documents as further described below) will be deemed the winner of the applicable Weekly Prize. Weekly Entry Period judging will take place on or about the dates specified in the Entry Period, Winner Selection & Notification Date Schedule below. Decisions of the Judging Panel are final.

Grand Prize: One (1) potential winner will be selected from among all eligible Grand Prize entries received during the Sweepstakes Period in a random drawing to be held on or about the date specified in the Entry Period, Winner Selection & Notification Date Schedule below. The random drawing will take place at the offices of a designated representative of the Sponsor, whose decisions are final.

Entry Period, Winner Selection & Notification Date Schedule
Entry PeriodStart Date (12:00:01 AM ET)End Date (11:59:59 PM ET)Approximate Winner Selection & Notification DatePrize ARV (USD)
Grand Prize Entry Period02-2508-0908-11$6,900
Weekly Entry Period 107-0607-1207-13$540
Weekly Entry Period 207-1307-1907-20$540
Weekly Entry Period 307-2007-2607-27$540
Weekly Entry Period 407-2708-0208-03$540
Weekly Entry Period 508-0308-0908-10$540

 

7. Winner Notification

The potential winners will be notified by @EddieBauer through direct message to the Instagram account used to enter on or about the dates specified in the Entry Period, Winner Selection & Notification Date Schedule below.

If an eligible winner cannot be contacted within forty-eight (48) hours of notification, or if there is a return of any notification as undeliverable; then he/she may, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Sponsor, be disqualified (and, if disqualified, will forfeit any and all rights to the applicable prize) and the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion to select an alternate eligible entrant for the prize.

If an eligible Weekly Prize winner is disqualified, the eligible entrant whose entry received the next highest score (subject to verification of eligibility, compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, and completion of the required documents as further described below) will be selected as the winner of the applicable Weekly Prize.

If an eligible Grand Prize winner is disqualified, an alternate potential winner will be selected in a separate random drawing from the remaining eligible entries submitted and received in accordance with these Official Rules.

No one is a winner unless and until the Sponsor officially confirms him/her as a winner in accordance with these Official Rules.

Before being confirmed as a winner, the potential winners will be required to sign and return, within forty-eight (48) hours of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability / Publicity Release form (collectively, the Releases“). If the potential Grand Prize winner is a U.S. resident, he/she will also be required to complete an IRS W-9 Form. Please note: if the potential Grand Prize winner is a U.S. resident, he or she will be required to furnish his/her social security number which Sponsor will use only to fulfill our tax obligations in connection with this Sweepstakes and for no other purpose.

If any potential winner is a Canadian resident, he/she must correctly answer a time-limited skill-testing question without any assistance in order to become a winner. The skill-testing question may be part of the Releases or may be provided separately.

Winners is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning a prize. Where applicable, winners may be issued an IRS 1099 Tax Form for the fair market value of prize won.

 

8. Publicity

Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use winner’s entry, name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without limitation and additional compensation, notification or permission.

 

9. Limitation of Liability

By participating in the Sweepstakes and as a condition of acceptance of a prize, each entrant, his/her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, releases, waives, discharges, and holds harmless the Sponsor, its parent companies, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers of prizes, advertising and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from, and against any and all loses, damages, rights, claims, actions, causes of action, personal injury, property damage or death (including without limitation any and all costs and liabilities of any kind including but not limited to lawyer’s fees), and including, without limitation, any such arising from any act of negligence of the Releases Parties, that the entrant now has, or may hereafter have against the Released Parties directly or indirectly resulting from participation of the Sweepstakes or the awarding, acceptance, use, or misuse of a prize. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize.

FOR RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA: You acknowledge and agree that your release and waiver extends to the following, the protections of which you explicitly waive:

California Civil Code Section 1542: 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.

 

10. General

Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes.

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, 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 transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to Participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.

Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules; and (ii) withdraw a method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes). If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or 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, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination.

 

11. Disputes

Except where prohibited, Participants agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Washington. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Washington without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Washington or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Washington. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.

THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.

 

12. Privacy

Personal information collected from Participants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://www.eddiebauer.com/content/privacy-and-security.

 

13. Official Rules Request

For a copy of the Official Rules, visit https://www.eddiebauercontest.com/100thanniversarysweeps or send an email to sup@raven5.com with subject line: Eddie Bauer 100th Anniversary Sweepstakes Official Rules Request. All requests must be received by August 15, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM ET. Requests received after this time will not be fulfilled.

 

14. Winner Confirmation Request

For a written confirmation of the winner (available after August 16, 2020), send an email to sup@raven5.com with subject line: Eddie Bauer 100th Anniversary Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request. All requests must be received by August 31, 2020 at 11:59:59 PM ET. Requests received after this time will not be fulfilled.

 

15. Sponsor

Eddie Bauer LLC, 10401 NE 8th Street, Suite 500, Bellevue, WA 98004.

 

16. Administrator

RAVEN5 Ltd., B9-461 North Service Road W., Oakville, ON L6M 2V5.

 

Void outside Canada, the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, in the province of Québec and wherever else prohibited by law. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Instagram is hereby completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Sweepstakes.  Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes must be directed to the Administrator and not to Instagram.