Nominee must be a current or former member of the military or their spouse
Proof of service will be required before delivery of the vehicle
NO Self nominations will be accepted
"Car for a Cause" 2017 contest is open to California military residents only living in the San Diego area and surrounding cities
Between September 1st and October 31st 2017 you can nominate a deserving military family, friend, neighbor, anyone you personally know who deserves and would be in need of a used vehicle in great condition. You may also print an official entry form from the website or complete the entry form at any participating San Diego Auto Repair Care shop explaining why the family or individual they are nominating deserves a vehicle. Participating locations can be found on www.sandiegoautorepaircare.com
wo deserving military persons or family will be selected on or about November 11th, 2017.
Submissions must be filled completely on an official entry form. No additional documents will be accepted.
Official entry forms must be delivered in person to any San Diego Auto Repair Care shop no later than 5PM on Tuesday October 31st, 2017.
Winners will be selected by a panel of scorers on or around November 11th 2017.and notified on or before November 15th 2017.
*Vehicle transfer will occur at an event on or around November 19th, 2017 (Note, News / media may be present) Vehicles not claimed per contest rules after 30 days will be awarded to a runner up contestant.
Contest Name: Enter someone to win the "Car for a Cause” contest (the “Contest”)
Sponsor(s): San Diego Auto Repair Care Group and its marketing partner(s) NAPA Auto Care Centers of San Diego, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies (together, the “Group”), will conduct the Contest substantially as described in these rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows:
Dates of Contest: The Contest will begin on September 1st 2017 and entry submission will end October 31st, 2017 at 5PM
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASES DO NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received.
San Diego Auto Repair Care Group will give away (selected vehicle) to a deserving Military San Diego area residents or non-profit agencies in association with the “Car for a Cause”entry form. Submit an official entry form found at www.sandiegoautrepaircare.com / www.carforacause.com OR at a participating shop, describe why the nominated person is deserving of a vehicle. All submissions must be submitted no later than 5PM on Tuesday October 31st, 2017. No additional documents will be accepted. Entries will be judged by a panel of San Diego Auto Repair Care members or partners.
The contest winners will be notified via telephone on or before November 11th 2017. Prize will be delivered to the winner at an agreed upon date, on or around November 19th 2017. Media outlets may be invited to attend the delivery event. Vehicles not claimed in 30 days per contest rules will be awarded to a runner up contestant.
How to participate: Participants should log on to www.sandiegoautorepaircare.com or www.carforacause.com and follow the link to the promotions page. Entries must be submitted on-line or in person to a participating San Diego Auto Repair Care shop.
Prize. The prize awarded to the eligible winner will be a vehicle which will be determined as fair market value at the time the prize is awarded. Prize is not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. If a winner cannot be contacted, disqualified or refuses the vehicle for any reason, the Group reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or not to award that winner’s prize, in its sole discretion.
Eligibility and Limitations. Participants and winner must be a U.S. residents at least 18-years old as determined by the Company and reside in the state of California. The Company/group reserves the right to refuse to award a prize to or on behalf of any minor. Only one (1) entry per person/family. Only one (1) prize per household for the Contest. Members of the San Diego Auto Repair Care Group, the Contest’s participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, cohabitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.
Delivery Disclaimer.The San Diego Auto Repair Care Group disclaims all liability for the inability of a participant to complete or deliver and essay due to equipment malfunction and/or acts beyond the groups control, or otherwise. The Group disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss or failure in the delivery of any item sent by electronic transmission or other delivery method. The Group is not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, or delayed entries, traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate in the Contest. The Group is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’ computer related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Contest.
Publicity. Use of Personal information. By participating, where allowed by law, all participants and winner(s) grant the Company exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use. By participating in the Contest, where allowed by law, participants agree that the Company may disclose personal information obtained from participants in the Contest to third parties and use such information for marketing and other purposes.
Release. By participating in the Contest, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Company/Group, its employees and agents, the contest’s sponsors and their respective employees and agents, for any personal injuryor loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize. In order to receive a prize, participants must sign an official waiver form provided by San Diego Auto Repair Group.
Taxes.Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Company, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize which is not specifically provided for in the official rules. Each winner must provide the Company with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from the Company will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
Conduct and Decisions. By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of San Diego Auto Repair Group personnel. Persons who violate any rule, gain unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtain winner status using fraudulent means will be disqualified. Unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing or threatening behavior is prohibited. The Company will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Contest and the Group’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the San Diego Auto Repair Care Group. The Group reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Group deems appropriate. All decisions will be made by the Group and are final. The Group may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion. ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY CIRCUMVENT, DISRUPT OR DAMAGE ORDINARY AND NORMAL OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST OR WEBSITES, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, GROUP RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW
Miscellaneous. Each winner must submit proof of eligibility and sign the Groups release form to claim the prize. The Group may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time. The Group disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect related to the conduct of the Contest. All entries become the property of the Group and will not be returned.
Compliance with Law. The conduct of the Contest is governed by the applicable laws of the United States of America, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein. Sponsor(s) shall follow the applicable laws for conducting contests, including notice to the state attorney general or consumer affairs office, posting of a prize bond, furnishing lists of winners, providing specific written information about the Contest, etc. as required by local and state laws.
Vehicles that were donatedwith tax credit request will be transferred to one or more local charities for distribution. (Per the donating party's request).