Cornhole Challenge Official Rules

Allstate’s® Bassmaster Open Cornhole Challenge Contest Official Rules


ELIGIBILITY: Allstate’s Cornhole Challenge Contest (the “Challenge”) is open to visitors of the Allstate tent at the 2014 Bassmaster Open who are at least 18 years of age and/or visitors under the age of 18 who have parental consent and who are legal residents of one of the 50 United States. By competing in the Challenge, participants agree to abide by all terms of the Official Rules and Regulations applicable thereto. Subject to all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Void in Puerto Rico and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.

SPONSOR:  Allstate Insurance Company, 2775 Sanders Road, Northbrook, Illinois 60062. The Contest administrator (“Administrator”) is Octagon, Inc., 10115 Kincey Avenue, Suite 210, Huntersville, North Carolina 28078.

TIMING: The Challenge will take place on January 23, 2014 through October 4, 2014 at time designated by Sponsor at the tent at the Bassmaster Open located at the Bass Pro Shops parking lot and the tent located at the Bassmaster Classic February 21 – 23, 2014. Game locations will be as follows: Kissimmee, FL; Del Rio, TX; Birmingham; AL, Jasper, AL; Shrevport, LA; Danridge, TN; Plattsburgh, NY; Detroit, MI; Muskogee, OK; and Charlotte, NC.

HOW TO PLAY: Each Contestant will receive the opportunity to play corn hole. The objective of the game is to throw bean bags into the fish’s mouth. If the bean bag lands on the board, the contestant is awarded a point. If the bean bag lands into the fishes mouth, the contestant is awarded 2 points.  The Contestant that gets a total of three points, as adjudicated by Administrator, will be determined a Winner.  Sponsor reserves the right to remove, disqualify or to deny entry to either contestant and/or guests if any engage in a non-sportsmanlike, inappropriate or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person during the game. The Contestants must use the bean bags provided by Sponsor and comply with all other on-site rules of the Contest as directed during the Contest, at all times. All details of the Contest are in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, Administrator or its designated personnel.

Judging: Sponsor and administrator’s representatives will be the judges of the challenge and entrants agree the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator will be final.

PRIZE: The Prize consists of the following: a branded fishing lure. The Approximate Retail Value of the Grand Prize is $2.00.

General Prize conditions: Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either expressed or implied by Sponsor. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

RELEASE: Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor , advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Promotion Entities”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize (fishing lure) or participation in this Contest, or any activity associated herewith.

Challenge: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Challenge or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Challenge may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Promotion Entities are not responsible for: (1) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Challenge.

DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Challenge or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois or the appropriate Illinois State Court located in Cook County, Illinois U.S.A.; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Challenge, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois.

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