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Berkley® 75th Anniversary Minnesota Walleye Opener Prize Package Sweepstakes

    1. Two ways to Enter. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. (1) To enter the Berkley® 75th Anniversary Minnesota Walleye Opener Prize Package Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes"), simply visit one of the eighteen (18) select retailers in Minnesota and fill out an entry form. You must complete all required information to be eligible to enter to win a prize. Incomplete, illegible, corrupted or untimely entries are void and will be disqualified. Entries must be submitted by the individual entrant. All entries become the property of Pure Fishing, Inc. ("Pure Fishing"), a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation, when submitted and will not be returned to entrant. Pure Fishing owns and manages the brand Berkley. Contest begins on May 5, 2012 and ends on May 11, 2012.

    Participating Retail Locations:

    St. Cloud Scheels
    40 North Waite Ave
    Waite Park, MN. 56387
    320-252-9494
    Crossroads Mall
    Mankato Scheels
    1850 Adams St.
    Mankato, MN. 56001
    507-386-7767
    Riverhills Mall
    Glen's Army Navy
    701 NW 4th St.
    Grand Rapids, MN. 55744
    218-326-1201

    Gander Mtn - Lakeville
    16861 Kenyon Ave
    Lakeville, MN 55044
    952-435-3805
    Gander Mtn - Blaine
    10650 Baltimore St NE
    Blaine, MN 55434
    763-783-7200
    Lakes Sport Shop
    930 Washington Ave
    Detroit Lakes, MN. 56501
    218-847-2645

    Gander Mtn - Baxter
    14275 Edgewood Dr
    Baxter, MN 56425
    218-828-1736
    Gander Mtn – Forest Lake
    14640 W. Freeway Drive
    Forest Lake, MN 55025
    651-464-0707
    Delaney's Sports
    702 East 1st Street
    Park Rapids, MN. 56470
    218-732-4281

    Gander Mtn - Woodbury
    10470 Hudson Road
    Woodbury, MN 55129
    651-735-6101
    Gander Mtn - Eden Prairie Store
    12160 Technology Drive
    Eden Prairie, MN 55344
    952-944-5422
    Joes Sporting Goods
    33 East County Road B
    St. Paul, MN 55117
    1.888.468.6563

    Gander Mtn - Bemidji Store
    1313 Paul Bunyan Drive NW
    Bemidji, MN 56601
    218-755-6150
    Owatonna Cabela's
    3900 Cabela Drive
    Owatonna, MN 55060
    (507) 451-4545

    Christopherson's Bait and Tackle
    309 3rd Avenue East
    Alexandria, MN. 56308
    (320) 763-3255
    Rogers Cabela's
    20200 Rogers Drive
    Rogers, MN 55374
    (763) 493-8600

    Reeds Mille Lacs Outpost
    38556 U.S. 169
    Onamia, MN 56359
    (320) 532-7333

    Reeds Family Fun Outfitters
    522 Minnesota Ave NW
    Walker, MN 56484
    800-346-0019

    (2) To enter the Sweepstakes by U.S. Mail, hand-print your complete name, age, complete address (including ZIP Code), phone and email address (optional) on a plain 3"x5" paper and mail it in a hand-addressed #10 envelope with first class postage affixed, to: Berkley Marketing, Attn: Brand Manager, 7 Science Court, Columbia, SC 29203. Upon receipt of your mail-in entry, you will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes. Entries must be post-marked between May 5, 2012 and May 11, 2012, and must be received by May 17, 2012 to be included in the Sweepstakes drawing. Mechanically produced entries are not eligible and only one mail-in entry per person will be allowed.

  • 2. Limitation on the Number of Entries. Limit one entry per consumer. Additional entries will be disqualified, and Pure Fishing, which will administer the Sweepstakes, reserves the right to disqualify any person that submits multiple entries. Automated or bulk entries or entries submitted by third parties will be disqualified. Once a qualified entry is received, that entrant is eligible for all remaining drawings unless the entrant wins.
  • 3. Prize. A prize package will be awarded to one winner drawn at random at each of the 19 retail locations. Each prize package will consist of the following:
    • PowerBait Tackle Bag (ARV $39.99)
    • 8" Precision Grip Pliers (ARV $14.99)
    • Berkley Hat (ARV $9.99)
    • 7" Soft Grip Fillet Knife (ARV $7.49)
    • Erase Odor Killer Gel (ARV $4.99)
    • 8# Nanofil (ARV $19.95)
    • 8# XL (ARV $7.49)
    • Gulp! 3" Smelt Minnow (ARV $5.99)
    • PowerBait 3" Ripple Shad Pearl White (ARV $5.29)
    • Gulp! 3" Jigging Grub Chartreuse (ARV $5.99)

    Approximate Retail Value of each prize package is One Hundred Twenty-Two Dollars and Sixteen Cents (USD $122.16).

  • 4. Winner Selection and Notification. Winners will be determined via a random drawing of all eligible entries received. All decisions by Pure Fishing in relation to the Sweepstakes are final and binding. All entries must be submitted by the date and time of each scheduled drawing with the final drawing on May 18, 2012. Winner shall be notified by email or certified mail within 5 days of the drawing. Pure Fishing's sole obligation is to mail a winning notification by certified letter or to send an email to the address provided in the entry form. Winners will have 15 days from the sending date of the winner notification email or mailing of certified mail to acknowledge receipt of the winner notification. If the prize is not claimed within the 15 day time limit an alternate prize winner will be drawn at random from all eligible entries received. The original prize winner will forfeit all rights and have no further rights to any prize nor any claims against Pure Fishing based on the forfeiture of their winnings. Return of prize or winner notification as undeliverable, failure to respond to notification, failure to reach the winner and/or failure to provide required proof of eligibility and release(s) in a timely manner may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner via a random drawing from all eligible entries received.
  • 5. Winners List and Official Rules. The winners' names and Official Rules, terms and conditions shall be posted on the Berkley website, www.berkley-fishing.com. A list of winners and/or the Official Rules may also be acquired by sending a request for the list or rules to Berkley at: Berkley Marketing, Attn: Brand Manager, 7 Science Court, Columbia, SC 29203.
  • 6. Error Correction. Pure Fishing reserves the right to correct or change any and all printing, typographical or mechanical errors. If because of a printing or other technical error, or for any other reason, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Official Rules, a random drawing will be held among all eligible claimants making purportedly valid claims to award the advertised number of prizes available. Only the numbers of prizes stated in these Official Rules are available to be won in the Sweepstakes.
  • 7. Odds of Winning. The odds of winning shall be determined based on the number of eligible entries received.
  • 8. Eligibility. The Sweepstakes is open to anyone who is a legal United States or Canadian resident (except residents of Québec, Canada) and who is 18 years of age or older. The prizes are personal to the selected winner and are not assignable to any other person or entity. Employees, officers and directors and their immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings and children and those living in the same households) of Pure Fishing, their affiliates, subsidiaries, consultants, contractors, legal, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and marketing agencies, and web site providers/web masters are not eligible to participate. In order to win, all Canadian residents or citizens who are selected must also correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited arithmetical skill-testing question to be administered by phone at a prearranged, mutually convenient time. A correct answer to the question is required in order to become a winner.
  • 9. Prize Limitations. Pure Fishing will ship the prize directly to winner's home. The prize does not include any taxes, surcharges, or other expenses not expressly listed herein; they are the sole responsibility of winner. Prizes are nontransferable, and have no cash redemption value. The prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer.
  • 10. Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity Release. Where permitted by law, winners and participants grant to Pure Fishing, its subsidiaries, affiliates and those acting pursuant to their authority, the right to print, publish, broadcast and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter developed, including but not limited to the world wide web, at any time or times, the winners' and participants' names, portraits, pictures, voices, likenesses, the identity of their city and state of residence and biographical information for advertising and promotional purposes without additional consideration. Except where prohibited by law, winners and participants will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release. Parents and/or guardians will be required to sign off on behalf of all minors. Failure by any winner or participant to comply, or return any required releases and related documentation, may result in forfeiture of the prize for all winners and participants.
  • 11. Taxes and Expenses. All applicable local, state, provincial, airport, departure and federal taxes, if any, will be paid by the winners. These may include income and/or sales taxes based on the retail value of the prizes or transportation or travel taxes.
  • 12. Financial Information. Winners agree to provide such financial information to Pure Fishing as is necessary to complete all necessary tax forms in order to comply with federal, provincial, state and local tax requirements. Failure to provide this information will result in forfeiture of the prize.
  • 13. General Terms. By entering in the Sweepstakes, participant is agreeing to allow their email to be shared with Pure Fishing. Participants who receive emails from Pure Fishing, and who wish to unsubscribe must unsubscribe at the base of the email. By entering in the Sweepstakes, each participant and anyone who they include in the prize agree to be bound by the Official Rules and decisions of Pure Fishing, which shall be final on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Parents and/or guardians will be required to sign off on behalf of all minors. Also, prize winner(s) shall be bound to observe all terms and conditions imposed by Pure Fishing. Pure Fishing and its agents, representatives, parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotions and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (1) lost or late, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, and/or unintelligible entries; (2) problems caused by telephonic, electronic, hardware and/or software programs, networks, the internet, viruses, worms, Trojan horses or computer malfunctions (failures, errors or difficulties of any manner); (3) failed, incomplete or delayed computer transmission; (4) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Pure Fishing that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted. This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and Canada. All Federal, provincial, state and local laws and regulations apply.
  • 14. RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE THAT PURE FISHING, ITS RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES AND AGENTS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES AND LEGAL COUNSEL WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES, CLAIMS AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, OR PROPERTY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR USE OF THE PRIZE, ENTRY OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES RELATED ACTIVITY, OR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR INVASION OF PRIVACY OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY. PURE FISHING IS NOT RESPONSIBLE IF ANY PRIZE CANNOT BE AWARDED DUE TO SHIPPING DELAYS, ACTS OF GOD, ACTS OF WAR, NATURAL DISASTERS, WEATHER OR TERRORISM. EXCEPT WHERE LEGALLY PROHIBITED, BY ACCEPTANCE OF PRIZE, WINNERS GRANT (AND AGREE TO CONFIRM THAT GRANT IN WRITING) PERMISSION FOR PURE FISHING, AND ITS AFFILIATES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES TO USE THEIR RESPECTIVE NAMES, PORTRAITS, PICTURES, VOICES AND LIKENESSES, FOR ADVERTISING OR PUBLICITY WITHOUT ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION.
  • 15. SPONSORED BY: Pure Fishing, Inc., 7 Science Court, Columbia, SC 29203 tel.: (800) 237-5539, {www.berkley-fishing.com}
  • Pure Fishing shall not be liable for technical, pictorial or typographical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. All rights reserved.