From December 10, 2012, through February 20, 2013, West Dakota Chevy Dealers will offer the opportunity to submit entries to win one of two $5,000 scholarships.
Eligibility and Restriction: NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. Anyone may nominate a student for this contest, and students may nominate themselves. The nominee must be a junior (11th grade) or senior (12th grade) high school student in a western North Dakota school or a home-schooled student in western North Dakota of equivalent grade level. Students are eligible if they live in or go to school in one of these North Dakota counties:
Adams, Billings, Bottineau, Bowman, Burke, Burleigh, Divide, Dunn, Emmons, Golden Valley, Grant, Kidder, Logan, McHenry, McIntosh, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Oliver, Pierce, Renville, Rolette, Sheridan, Sioux, Slope, Stark, Ward, Wells, Williams
Qualified nominees will be eligible to win 1 of 2 $5,000 cash awards. Nominators will be eligible to win 1 $500 cash prize. The odds of winning depend on the total number of entries received at the conclusion of the contest. There are 2 cash prizes out of 1,000's of notices distributed and one $500 cash prize out of 1,000's of notices distributed.
Each student can be entered only once. In the event of receipt of multiple entries for the same student, only the first entry will be considered. Nominators may nominate more than one student.
Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for West Dakota Chevy Dealers, Odney, or any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the contest or supplying the prize, and/or their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months in one calendar year.
How to enter: Complete an entry form, available online at www.chevyscholar.com and also available at the participating Chevy dealers. Bring or mail the form to one of these West Dakota Chevy Dealers:
D&S Motors, Inc. - 1430 Highway 3 S., Rugby, ND 58368-2601
Hazen Motor Co - 10 Central Ave, Hazen, ND 58545
Kupper Chevrolet - 1500 2nd NE, Mandan, ND 58554
Murphy Motors - 1738 S Broadway, Minot, ND
Puklich Chevrolet 3701 State Street Bismarck, North Dakota
Rensch Chevrolet - 426 Main St., New Town, ND 58763
Ripplinger Motors - 2321 Highway 52 Byp, Harvey, ND 58341-8510
Ryan Chevrolet - 1800 South Broadway, Minot, ND 58701
Sax Motor Co. - 431 W Villard St, Dickinson, ND
Sax Motor Co. Southwest - 25 S Main St, Bowman, ND
Theel Inc. - 519 11th St W, Bottineau, ND 58318-1916
All entries must be received by February 20, 2013, by NOON C.D.T. All entries become the property of the sponsoring Chevy dealers and will not be returned and may be used by the sponsoring Chevy dealers for any purpose and in any media in perpetuity.
How to win: The odds of winning depend on the total number of entries received at the conclusion of the contest. There are 2 $5,000 cash prizes out of 1,000's of notices distributed and one $500 cash prize out of 1,000's of notices distributed. Ten finalists will be selected from the qualified applicants by the sponsoring Chevy dealers in conjunction with Odney and a panel of judges. The ten finalists will be notified via email prior to March 1, 2013, and announced the week of March 4, 2013, through various media channels and posted on the website at www.chevyscholar.com.
At noon on March 4, 2013, voting on the ten finalists for the two winners will begin at www.chevyscholar.com Individuals can vote once a day online or by text. To vote online, go to chevyscholar.com/vote, sign in, choose the name of the student you'd like to vote for from the list of finalists and click ‘submit.' To text your vote, go to www.chevyscholar.com/finalists and find the code for the finalist you would like to vote for. Then text that code to 27126.
All votes will be tallied at the end of the contest to determine the two winners of the scholarships. The two finalists who have received the highest number of legitimate votes as of noon C.D.T. on March 18, 2013, will be declared the winners.
Standard text message rates and fees from your mobile provider may apply. We reserve the right to discard votes if we determine they were not cast in accordance with the rules of this contest.
All participants, whether nominees, nominators or voters, agree that in the event of any third party claims, damages, losses or injuries, arising from or relating to this contest, they will indemnify the sponsoring entities from any and all such claims, including the attorneys' fees related thereto. Sponsoring entities shall not be responsible for printing errors; inaccurate, forged, incomplete, stolen, lost, illegible, mutilated, tampered with, postage due, misdirected, delayed or late entries; each of which will be disqualified. Further, the sponsoring entities shall not be responsible for any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from its use in participating in this contest. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this contest will be ineligible to win and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
The two finalists who have received the highest number of legitimate votes as of noon CDT on March 18, 2013, will be declared the winners. Each winner will receive a cash award of $5,000. One nominator chosen through a random drawing will receive a $500 cash award. The winners will be notified by email no later than March 23, 2013, and the prizes will be awarded in the form of a check made out to the winner and sent through certified mail by May 1, 2013. Winners also will be posted online at www.chevyscholar.com by March 23, 2013.
In the event that it is determined that a winner has violated contest rules or is not eligible to win, he or she will forfeit the prize and an alternative winner will be chosen from among the remaining finalists by the contest judges. If all winners and finalists are determined to be ineligible, winners will be chosen by our judges from all entrants. Decisions of the judges and sponsoring entities are final. In the event of prize forfeiture, the winner or parent or legal guardian of the winner forfeiting prize agrees to sign a Prize Forfeit Form and return it to the sponsoring entities within ten (10) days of receiving the Form.
Prizes are non-transferable. The winners and/or their parents or legal guardians are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes with respect to entire prize.
By entering this contest, you agree to a) release, indemnify and hold harmless the sponsoring entities, its parent, affiliated, subsidiary and successor companies, and its respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives, advertising agencies and promotional sponsors from and against any and all harm, expense, liability or injury that may be sustained relating to or arising from participation in the contest or acceptance or use of the prize; and b) authorize the sponsoring entities to use the winners' names, likenesses, photographs, voices and biographical data for any purpose, in any media, unless prohibited by law.
Unforeseen Events: The sponsoring entities reserve the right to change this contest at their sole discretion at any time that they become aware of any circumstances or occurrence, which would materially affect the contest's security or fairness. The sponsoring entities are not responsible for the inability of the winner to accept the prize for any reason.
List of Winners: For a copy of winner list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Chevy Scholar, PO Box 2035, 1400 West Century Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503. In your request, state that you would like a copy of the "winners list." Requests for list of winners will be fulfilled for inquires received by May 1, 2013, noon C.D.T. Winners will also be posted on the web site at www.chevyscholar.com.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.