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2010 Family Dollar $25,000 GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY Sweepstakes Rules


2010 Family Dollar $25,000 GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY Sweepstakes

Presented by Family Dollar Stores, Inc. & ST Motorsports, Inc.


1. How to Enter: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY / MAIL-IN ENTRIES, ELECTRONIC ENTRIES AND TEXT MESSAGE ENTRIES FOR PERMANENT LAWFUL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) STATES (EXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF ALASKA, CALIFORNIA, HAWAII, MONTANA, OREGON AND WASHINGTON) ONLY. The 2010 Family Dollar $25,000 GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY ("Sweepstakes") begins at 12:01 a.m. (Eastern Time ["ET"]) on September 26, 2010 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on October 28, 2010 (“Sweepstakes Period”).  Sweepstakes entries will be accepted in three (3) ways:  3” x 5” Mail-In Entries, Electronic Entries and Text Message Entries.

  1. 3” x 5” Mail-in Entries: You may enter by legibly hand printing in ink your name, complete mailing address, including zip code, daytime and evening phone numbers and age on a plain 3” x 5” card and mailing the 3” x 5” card in a properly addressed #10 envelope with sufficient postage affixed to: The 2010 Family Dollar $25,000 GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY, 286 Browns Hill Road, Locust, NC 28097. 
  1. Electronic Entries. You may enter online at www.familydollar.com during the Sweepstakes Period.  Click on Sweepstakes link and fully complete and submit the online entry form.  Entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM ET on October 28, 2010.  Entry time will be determined by Sponsor’s computer stamped time marking receipt of entry.  Online entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void.  Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by entrant’s online service will apply and shall be the sole responsibility of the entrant.  Limit one entry, per person, per email address, per day, regardless of method of entry.  All mail-in entries must be postmarked by October 28, 2010 and received by November 2, 2010.  Mail-in envelopes larger than a #10 envelope will be automatically disqualified.  Limit of one entry per stamped envelope per household per day. 


c)    Text Message Entries:  During the Sweepstakes Period, use a two-way text messaging capable device and send a text message with the word "Race47" to the short code 94648(a "Text Message"). Each Text Message received constitutes one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.  Once you have sent a text message as specified above, you will receive a text message response from short code 94648  confirming your entry into the Sweepstakes, confirmation is required to be considered entered (“Text Entry”).  Limit one (1) Text Entry per person, per mobile telephone number, per day. Standard message and data rates may apply. Text entry may be limited and may not be available through all wireless carriers. For text messaging, a service contract with a wireless Internet or airtime provider may be required. Check with your service provider for availability and coverage. Cellular telephone service and/or text messaging services may require separately purchased contracts with a cellular telephone service provider or text-messaging provider with coverage in your service area. Cellular telephone company and/or wireless Internet company determined text-messaging fees may apply for all text messaging to Sponsor or its designee and for receipt of text messages from Sponsor or its designee. In this Sweepstakes you will be sending and receiving messages and you may be charged in accordance with your mobile services contract. Contact your text messaging provider or refer to your service contract for complete details on these and any other applicable charges. IMPORTANT: TEXT MESSAGING ENTRANTS WILL BE SUBSCRIBED TO FAMILY DOLLAR’S MOBILE PROGRAM WHERE THEY WILL RECEIVE SPECIAL TEXT MESSAGE PROMOTIONS & ALERTS FROM FAMILY DOLLAR VIA SHORT CODE 94648 AND ENTERED INTO THE SWEEPSTAKES.  For help, text HELP or to opt out of future text messages, text STOP to 94648 or call toll free 1-888-842-6133.

No mechanically reproduced, forged or altered entries are permitted.   There will be no verification of receipt of entries. All entries submitted become the sole property of the Sponsors and Sweepstakes Entities and will not be returned.

2. Eligibility: To enter the Sweepstakes, you must be a lawful permanent resident of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (excluding residents of Alaska, California, Hawaii, Montana, Oregon and Washington) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry and be 18 years of age or older (19 in Alabama and Nebraska) as of October 3, 2010. Void in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Montana, Oregon, Washington and where prohibited. The Sweepstakes, and any web site pages and advertisements relating thereto, are intended for viewing only within the continental United States. Employees of Family Dollar Stores and ST Motorsports, Inc. (“Sponsors”), The Clorox Company, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Bush Brothers & Company, Glaxo Smith Klein, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising, promotion agencies and all of their respective directors, officers, employees, agencies, partners or prize suppliers (collectively, "Sweepstakes Entities"), and their immediate families (defined as spouse, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren) and members of their households, are ineligible to participate in this Sweepstakes.

3. Drawing and Notification: Five Hundred (500) potential First Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing, on or about November 5, 2010 from among all eligible entries received by ST Motorsports, Inc. ("Sweepstakes Administrator").  The Sweepstakes Administrator’s decisions are final and binding in all respects. Odds of being selected as a winner depend on the number of eligible entries received.  The potential winner will be notified by phone or mail and must respond to the notification within seven (7) business days of the notification attempt or the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected.

4. First Prize:   Five Hundred (500) First Prize Winners: Five hundred First Prize winners will receive a $50 Family Dollar Gift Card.  The Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of each First Prize is $50.  The Total ARV is $25,000.

5. Sweepstakes Conditions: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsors, Sweepstakes Entities and Sweepstakes Administrator, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. The winner and entrants also agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsors and Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents from and against any claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes.

6. Limitations of Liability: Sponsors and Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, delayed, destroyed, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, postage-due or mutilated entries. Sponsors and Sweepstakes Entities may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsors’ and Sweepstake Entities’ representatives. The winners agree to release, hold harmless, and forever discharge the Sponsors and Sweepstakes Entities from any and all claims, demands, losses and liabilities, of any nature whatsoever, which he or she may now or hereafter assert, including but not limited to, claims for injury, death or illness arising out of or claimed to be arising out of Sweepstakes entry, prize acceptance or use/misuse of the aforesaid prize.

7.  Winners: For the names of the winners of this Sweepstakes, which will be available after December 1, 2010, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with a written request, to: The 2010 Family Dollar Tune Up For the Flu Sweepstakes Winners List, c/o ST Motorsports Marketing, 286 Browns Hill Road, Locust, NC 28097 by December 10, 2010.

8.  Sweepstakes Sponsors:  The Sweepstakes Sponsors for this Sweepstakes are Family Dollar Stores, Inc. 10401 Monroe Rd., Matthews, NC. and ST Motorsports, Inc., 286 Browns Hill Road, Locust, NC 28097. 

9. Sweepstakes Entities:  The Sweepstakes Entities for this Sweepstakes are Family Dollar Stores, 10401 Monroe Rd., Matthews, NC. ; The Clorox Company, 1221 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612; Glaxo-Smith Kline 1000 GSK Dr., Moon Township, PA. 15108; Bush Brothers and Co., 1016 East Weisgarber Rd., Knoxville, TN 37909  and  Kimberly-Clark Corporation, 2100 Winchester Road, Neenah, WI 54956.

10.  Sweepstakes Administrator:  The Sweepstakes Administrator for this Sweepstakes is: ST Motorsports, Inc., 286 Browns Hill Road, Locust, NC 28097


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