IRWIN Tools Set the Pace With Ace Sweepstakes Rules

Official Rules

Sponsored by IRWIN Industrial Tool Company; 8935 NorthPointe Executive Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078


No Purchase Necessary. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. This is an offer and does not imply that you have won a prize. Odds of winning a Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. Online access required. 

This sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States or D.C., 18 years of age or older. Employees and members of their immediate families and households of Sponsor, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies,  and anyone involved in the production, development or handling of this Sweepstakes are not eligible. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, legal guardians, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses.  “Household members” shall mean those people who share the same residence at least three months a year.  SWEEPSTAKES IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND IS VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND WHERE PROHIBITED.

Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM ET June 1, 2013 and ends 11:59 PM ET on June 30, 2013 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).


Via QR Code:  During the Sweepstakes Period, use your smart phone to scan a specially-marked QR code that will be posted in ACE Hardware stores for the sweepstakes.  To scan a QR code you will require code scanner application on your smart phone; many code scanner applications are offered free on the Internet.  Use your code scanner to scan the specially-marked QR code.  Once you successfully scan a QR code, you will be provided instructions on how to submit your entry.  Follow these instructions to enter.  Message and data rates may apply. Via Online:  Navigate the Internet to and complete all the requested information, and follow the instructions to enter online. You must completely fill out the entry form, or your entry will be ineligible.   All entries must be received by the June 30, 2013 at 11:59 PM ET.  Limit four (4) entries per person. 

All entries become the property of the Sponsor. They will not be returned or acknowledged. No responsibility is assumed for lost, late, stolen, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, or illegible mail or entries. Promotion materials and entries are void if they are in whole or in part illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error, or obtained through fraud or theft. No responsibility is assumed for any failure or unavailability of electronic communications or Internet connections. By entering, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules.


Three (3) Grand Prizes:  A Trip to the IRWIN Tools Race at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, TN held August 22-25, 2013., Prize consists of: round-trip coach air transportation for Winner and a Guest between Tennessee Airport and major airport in U.S. nearest winner’s home, 4-days/3-nights double occupancy hotel accommodations (nights of 8/22, 8/23 and 8/24), round-trip ground transportation to/from airport in Tennessee, Race Tickets and  Race Day Activities for Winner and Guest and hotel room taxes, (approx. retail value $4,700, actual value may vary depending on departure city). All travel dates and arrangements are subject to availability. A major credit card will be required at hotel check-in to cover any miscellaneous expenses.  All costs and expenses not specifically listed herein, including but not limited to gratuities, additional meals, taxes, expenses, travel insurance, optional extra activities, and any other incidentals not mentioned herein are the sole responsibility of the winner. If winner lives within 100 miles of Bristol, TN, ground transportation may be substituted in lieu of air travel. Winner and guest must travel on designated dates.  Winner and guest must travel on same itinerary.  Seating location at race at Sponsor’s discretion. No responsibility is assumed for postponement or cancellation of race.  In the event the race does not take place as scheduled, no substitution or compensation will be provided.  Prize may not be substituted or transferred, except if prize becomes unavailable, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute one for equal or greater value.  No cash alternative. You are not a winner until validated and you receive official notification from the administering organization.

Odds of winning a Prize depend upon number of entries. Taxes and any expenses not listed above are responsibility of winner.  Allow 4-6 weeks after validation for receipt or arrangement of receipt of prize. 

Winners will be selected at random from among all eligible entrants on or about July 2, 2013 by an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final on all aspects of the Sweepstakes. Entrants agree to be bound by these Rules. You are not a winner until verified. All prize claims are subject to verification and compliance with the Official Rules, including eligibility requirements. Potential winners will be notified by overnight mail, telephone or email and will be required to sign, notarize and return when requested an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Prize Release and, except where prohibited, an Advertising/Publicity Release. Guest must sign a Travel Release.  If winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, forms must be executed by his/her parent or legal guardian. Failure to comply when requested may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner. If a potential winner cannot be contacted after reasonable efforts, he/she will be disqualified, without notification, and an alternate winner may be selected. If integrity of Internet portion of Sweepstakes is compromised in any manner, Sponsor reserves the right to modify Sweepstakes and randomly select winner from valid entries received that are unaffected by the problem. Entries void if incomplete, not legible, or if they contain errors.  In January 2014, the winner will receive a 1099 for the actual retail value of the prize. 

By participating in this sweepstakes and/or by accepting any prize that you may be awarded, you agree that the employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, its parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, ACE Hardware, HB&M, catalyst, their advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies and anyone involved in the production, development or implementation of this sweepstakes shall not be liable for any and all actions, claims, including any third party claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from or relating to this sweepstakes, including entry and participation in this sweepstakes, or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook or Twitter.

If for any reason the sweepstakes, including the online segment of the sweepstakes, is not capable of running as planned, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that 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(s) who tampers with the entry process, and /or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the sweepstakes.

Sponsor reserves the right to use any and all information related to the sweepstakes, including information on entrants obtained through the sweepstakes (except for entrants from the State of Tennessee) for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.  All submissions become property of Sponsor.  Any information provided is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy located at Acceptance of the prize shall constitute winner’s consent that Sponsor and its designees may use winner’s name, city, state, likeness, voice, and/or prize information for promotional, advertising or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law.  Information provided is to Sponsor and not Facebook or Twitter.

For names of Prize Winners, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to IRWIN Tools Sweepstakes Winners, P. O. Box 735, North Branford, CT 06471 by 6/30/13.

IRWIN Industrial Tool Company; 8935 NorthPointe Executive Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078


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