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The Bellman
30th Anniversary Handbell Service
Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to those who sign up at the online
sweepstakes page and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The
sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States of America and is void
where prohibited by law. Employees of The BELLMAN, their respective affiliates,
subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family
members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to
participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal,
state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully, unconditionally bound
by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements
set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of The BELLMAN, as
final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all
applicable federal, state and local laws.

3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about August 15,
2016 and ending August 11, 2017. All online entries must be received by August 11,
2017 11:59PM CDT.

4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry using the
online form provided on this Sweepstakes site. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes
requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or
do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of
The BELLMAN. You may enter only once and you must fill in the information requested.
You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses,
identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods
or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from
eligibility at the sole discretion of The BELLMAN.

5. Prizes: Winners will receive
1st place: 5 octaves in-shop Combined Servicing labor valued at approximately
$3000 or equivalent, C3 thru C8 of any brand of American-made English handbells.
May be applied to European-made bells service of comparable range.

2nd place: 3 octaves in-shop Combined Servicing labor valued at approximately
$1800 or equivalent, C4 thru C7 of any brand of American-made English
handbells. May be applied to European-made bells service of comparable range.

3rd place: 2 octaves in-shop Combined Servicing labor valued at approximately
$1200 or equivalent, G4 thru G6 of any brand of American-made English handbells.
May be applied to European-made bells service of comparable range.

4th place: 3 octaves in-shop Basic Servicing labor valued at approximately $900 or
equivalent. C5 thru C6 of any brand of American-made English handbells.
May be applied to European-made bells service of comparable range.

5th place: 2 octaves in-shop Basic Servicing labor valued at approximately $600 or
equivalent, G4 thru G6 of any brand of American-made English handbells.
May be applied to European-made bells service of comparable range.

6th thru 30th place: 1 octave in-shop Basic Servicing labor valued at approximately
$300 or equivalent, C5 thru C6 of any brand of American-made English
handbells. May be applied to European-made bells service of comparable range.

Total value of prizes: approximately $15,000.00

Winners with European-made instruments must utilize in-shop services only.

Contest runs from August 2016 until August 2017. Drawing will be held August 15, 2017.

Winners receive written notice of their prize via e-mail no later than August 20, 2017 and
must respond to claim their prize within 14 days. Upon successful claiming of their
prize, winners have up to two years to redeem their winnings. All prizes are for in-shop
service, but winners can select on-site service if they are willing to pay current per
octave travel charges, schedule a minimum of two octaves for service, and coordinate
the service date with The BELLMAN’s regularly scheduled service/travel trip to their area.

If The BELLMAN has serviced winners bells within the past 12 months—time to redeem
their prize is extended to their next recommended follow-up service date as reflected on
their most recent service report from The BELLMAN.

All prizes are non-transferrable and have no cash value.
Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall
be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted
except at Sponsor's discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related
expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall
be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of
prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of
prize constitutes permission for The BELLMAN to use winner's name, likeness, and
entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner selection and notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in
a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via
email to the email address on their entry registration within five (5) days following the
winner(s) selection. The BELLMAN shall have no liability for a winner's failure to receive
notices due to winners' spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners'
provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected
winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the
time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed
declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.

The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon
compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION
OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE
DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER
OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Rights Granted by you: By entering this content you understand that The
BELLMAN, anyone acting on behalf of The BELLMAN, or its respective licensees,
successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further
notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in
any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry,
including, without limitation, the entry and winner's name, portrait, picture, voice,
likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as
news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional
purposes without any further compensation.

9. Terms: The BELLMAN reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate,
modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should a virus, bugs, non-authorized human
intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the
administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case,
The BELLMAN may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or
after (if appropriate) the action taken by The BELLMAN. The BELLMAN reserves the
right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper
with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

The BELLMAN has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the
Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries
from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same
computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or
scripts or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage
any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes
may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made,
The BELLMAN reserves the right to seek damages from any such person
to the fullest extent permitted by law. By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to
receive email newsletters periodically from The BELLMAN. You can opt-out of
receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless The
BELLMAN and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners,
representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from
any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur,
directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's
participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse
of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not
limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii)
the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service;
(iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion;
(v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF the United
States of America AND the state of Texas WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF
LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant
agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and
causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located
in Texas having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will
participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim
punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees,
other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes),
and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy
stated on the The BELLMAN Web Site. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.

13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winner(s’) name(s) or a copy of these Official
Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:
The BELLMAN, 631 Scenic Valley Rd., Kerrville, TX 78028 USA.
Requests must be received no later than August 21, 2017.

14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is
The BELLMAN, 631 Scenic Valley Rd., Kerrville, TX 78028 USA.

 

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