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ACUITY BRANDS LIGHTING, INC. - LOCKE SUPPLY

“THE HUNT IS ON” CONTEST

OFFICIAL RULES

Contest Sales Period/Sponsor: The eligible sales period for the “Hunt Is On” Contest (“Contest”) begins on Monday, February 20, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”), and ends on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET.  Sponsors are Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., One Lithonia Way, Conyers, Georgia 30012, Smith Lighting Sales, 4101 N Walnut Ave, Oklahoma City, OK 73105 and Locke Supply Co., Portland Plaza Shopping Center, 3645 NW 39th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73112.
 

Eligibility:  Contest is open to electrical contractors with accounts in good standing (“Electrical Contractors’) who are nineteen (19) years of age or older on the date of entry and who purchase qualifying Acuity Brands products from any Locke Supply location.  Employees, officers, and directors, and their immediate family members (defined as spouse, partner, children, parents, in-laws, siblings, and/or members of household) of Sponsor and its parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, sales agencies, advertising and promotion agencies, or any other person or entity involved in the design or execution of this Contest are not eligible to participate.  Contest is also not open to persons whose employers’ ethics or gift policies prohibit their participation. By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules.

How to Enter and Win: Electrical Contractors must purchase qualifying products from any Locke Supply location during the Contest period.  Qualifying products include all Acuity Brands products, including Juno products.  Locke Supply will be responsible for tracking and reporting all qualifying purchases.  Win by being one of the three (3) persons whose have purchased the highest total sales dollars of Acuity Brands product from Locke Supply.

Prizes and Odds: Three (3) winners will be eligible to participate, as a group, in one (1) professionally guided alligator hunt with an approximate retail value of $1,500 for each participant.  Each Prize Winner may choose one (1) Locke Supply manager to accompany them.

Except as noted, all dollar amounts are in US currency and reflect US Prize values.  No substitution, transfer, or cash redemption in lieu of the Prize.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Except as specifically provided above, Prize Winners (as described below) will be solely responsible for payment of all federal, state, provincial and local taxes in connection with the receipt of the Prize. Prize Winners are solely responsible for all expenses, including travel, related to acceptance and use of the Prize.  Prize Winners may be required to supply Sponsor with their social security or other tax identification number for tax purposes. The date of the alligator hunt will be chosen by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Except in the event that the Prize Winner has forfeited because he or she is unable to participate, and a Locke Supply branch representative is chosen in his or her place, Prize is non-transferable. The value of the Prize may be taxable as income.  Any difference between the stated ARV of the Prize and the actual value will not be awarded. Odds of winning the Prize depends upon the number of participants in the Contest.

Notification, and Receipt of Prizes: The Prize Winners and the date of the alligator hunting trip will be announced by Locke Supply on or prior to June 30, 2017.  Prize winners will be notified via telephone, email and/or US mail by Locke Supply within ten (10) days of the announcement based on the information provided from Locke Supply promotional sales reports.  The Prize Winners may be required to execute and return, within seven (7) days of successfully being notified, an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release covering eligibility, liability, advertising, publicity and media appearance issues (the “Release”), unless prohibited by law.  Subject to verification of eligibility and execution of any required Releases, the three (3) persons whose have purchased the highest total sales dollars of Acuity Brands product will be declared the Prize Winners.  If any Prize Winner cannot be contacted in person, via email or via phone within seven (7) days of the date of first attempted notification, does not meet the eligibility requirements of these Official Rules, does not execute and return the Release (if required), or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules, such winner may be disqualified and prize will go to the next person in line. Any Prize Winner that cannot attend the alligator hunting trip on the designated date, for any reason, will forfeit the Prize and Locke Supply may send a branch representative in the Prize Winner’s place.  The date of the alligator hunting trip will be within six (6) months from the announcement of the Prize Winners, based on availability.

General Terms & Conditions, Limitations on Liability and Release:  Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations and is void outside the United States and where prohibited by law.  By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsors and Locke Supply, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.  In the event a winner is later found to be in violation of any of these rules, he/she will be required to forfeit the prize or, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if such violation is found after the prize has been used by such winner. All prizes being offered are provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee either express or implied by Sponsor.  Sponsor has neither made nor is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose.

Prize Winners and/or branch representatives are responsible for completing applicable liability waivers and tax documentation and may have to meet physical activity requirements.

By participating, entrants (a) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects, (b) agree to permit Sponsor and/or its advertising agencies to use entrant’s name, voice, photograph, biographical information and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and promotion in any and all media worldwide in perpetuity without limitation or further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law, (c) agree that any dispute arising under this Contest will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Georgia, USA, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules, (d) consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state, and local courts located in Atlanta, Georgia, and (e) release and hold Sponsor and its parent, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design and execution of this Contest (the “Released Parties”) harmless from and against any and all claims, damages and liability of any kind arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from or in connection with the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize or participation in the Contest or in any prize-related activities, and assume all liability in connection therewith.  Entrants agree to indemnify and hold the Released Parties harmless from and against any claims arising out of a breach by entrant of any of the representation and warranties contained in these Official Rules.  Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.  Sponsor shall not be responsible for mechanical, technical, typographical, human, or other errors or malfunctions relating to or in connection with the Contest. Sponsor shall not be responsible if the Contest cannot be implemented or if a Prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, strikes, governmental action, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.  All conversations in connection with the Contest must be conducted in English.  Sponsor cannot translate for non-English-speaking Entrants.      

If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.  Sponsor also reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and void his/her entry) who tampers with the entry process or who is otherwise in violation of these Rules. ANY ATTEMPT TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST.  SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS CONTEST.  ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY'S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, IDENTIFIABLE PERSONS, OR THIRD PARTY PARTICIPANTS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.

Privacy Policy:  Any personal information supplied by Electrical Contractors when entering this Contest will be subject to Sponsor's privacy policy posted on Sponsor’s website at  http://www.acuitybrands.com/privacy-policy.  In addition, by entering the Contest, you grant Sponsor permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information with organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the Contest, for the purpose of administration and prize fulfillment. 

Winners List: For a copy of the Official Rules or the names of the Prize Winners (available after July 15, 2017), mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:  Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., Attn: Distributor Marketing, One Lithonia Way, Conyers, Georgia 30012 (Vermont residents may omit return postage from Official Rules requests).  Please note on the front bottom left corner of the envelope that you are requesting “Official Rules” or “Winners List” for “The Hunt Is On” Contest.  Requests must be received by September  1, 2017.

Inquiries:  All inquiries regarding these Official Rules or execution of the Contest may be directed to dmarketing@acuitybrands.com.