Tesla Give-Away Official Rules

  • July 16, 2015

Tesla Official Rules

Sunworks PowerPayTM Tesla Giveaway (“Sweepstakes”) Official Rules


DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on January 1, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on March 31, 2016 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). All entrants must have access to the Internet in order to participate in this Sweepstakes. Normal Internet, phone and usage charges imposed by your online or phone service may apply.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal permanent residents of California and Nevada and are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (the “Entrant”). Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in same household, whether related or not) of Sunworks (the “Sponsor”), their subsidiaries, and each of their respective parent companies, franchisees, affiliates, contractors, consultants, legal counsel, public relations, subsidiaries, distributors, sales representatives, retailers, website providers, webmasters, advertising and promotional, fulfillment, and marketing agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to, National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”) herein (collectively the “Sweepstakes Entities”), are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is void outside of CA and NV and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law.


REFER A FRIEND ONLINE: Visit http://visitsunworks.com/promo/tesla-giveaway/ or http://sunworksusa.com/promo/tesla-giveaway/ during the Sweepstakes Period and complete the Refer A Friend Information Form (the “Form”) in its entirety, including Entrant’s full name, email, phone and complete physical address, then the Refer-A-Friend’s full name, phone, and complete physical address. Then click the “Submit” button to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.

BE SURE TO OBTAIN THE CONSENT OF YOUR FRIEND BEFORE PROVIDING THEIR INFORMATION AS A REFERRAL. Entrants may not invite the same friend more than one (1) time during the Sweepstakes. Refer-A-Friend Entries will NOT be eligible if Sponsor determines, in their sole discretion, that; (a) a friend’s email address is not valid; (b) the friend’s email address was not provided in accordance with these Official Rules; or (c) the friend’s email address is included on the commercial email opt-out list maintained by Sponsor in accordance with U.S. law.

There is an unlimited number of entries an Entrant may receive during the Sweepstakes Period by referring a friend. Entrant must complete all required information. Entries having incomplete information will be disqualified and ineligible to win.

Neither Sponsor nor any Sweepstakes Entity is responsible for any entry that is lost, late, misdirected or undeliverable, whether due to system errors, omissions, interruption, deletions, defects, delay in operations or transmissions, theft or destruction or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, faulty transmissions, technical malfunctions, or otherwise.

Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins, and/or any other methods, including, but not limited to, automated entry, will void that Entrant’s entries and that Entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. Multiple Entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Neither the Sponsor nor Sweepstakes Administrator will verify receipt of entries for Entrants. All entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

DRAWING/ODDS: On or about May 15, 2016, a potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing conducted by the Sweepstakes Administrator, whose decisions are based on their sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules, and are final and binding in all respects. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of entries received during the Sweepstakes.


GRAND PRIZE: One (1) grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) will be awarded a 2015 Tesla Model S 85 having a Manufacturers Suggest Retail Price (“MSRP”) of $80,000.00 (the “Grand Prize”). Vehicle Color, Options and Accessories to be determined by Sponsor. Grand Prize Winner must have and provide a valid U.S. Driver’s License and provide proof of existing Car Insurance Coverage (Comprehensive or Liability) at time of delivery. Grand Prize Winner will be solely responsible for any applicable registration, license, title, sales tax, and insurance fees and any other expenses not listed herein related to the acceptance and use of the Grand Prize. Sponsor does not make, nor is Sponsor in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Grand Prize, including but not limited to its quality, fitness for purpose or mechanical condition; the only representation/warranty/guarantee that may be provided relative to the Grand Prize, if any, are those of the manufacturer and/or dealer. Any difference between stated MSRP and actual value will not be awarded. Total MSRP of the Grand Prize vehicle cannot exceed $80,000.00.

Names of prize manufacturers are used solely for the purposes of identification of the prize. No endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or approval by Tesla Motors, Inc. for this Sweepstakes is intended or implied.

PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: No prize substitution or cash alternative offered, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the Grand Prize becomes unavailable due to reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor. Grand Prize is not transferable prior to award. Any taxes imposed on the income of the Grand Prize Winner as a result of winning the Grand Prize and all other expenses not specifically mentioned herein as part of the Grand Prize are solely the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. No more than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. Any and all fees and expenses related to delivery, acceptance, and use of the Grand Prize not specifically identified in these Official Rules, including but not limited to automobile insurance or any other expenses not specifically identified in these Official Rules, are solely the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.

PRIZE NOTIFICATION/ CLAIM: Potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified at the “Give-Away Event” located at Sunworks Solar Design Center from 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Pacific Time, on or about May 15, 2016. Grand Prize Winner does not have to be present to win and needs to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release/Publicity Release (except where prohibited) and a W-9 tax form (the “Paperwork”). Potential Grand Prize Winner must return the Paperwork within the date and time indicated in the email notification. If the potential Grand Prize Winner is not present and fails to return the Paperwork within the date and time indicated in the email notification, or is found to be ineligible, or if he/she does not comply with the Official Rules, such potential Grand Prize Winner and his/her entry will be disqualified and another potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries received.   If the email notification is returned as undeliverable, this will result in disqualification and an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected.

The value associated with the Grand Prize is taxable as income and the Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for any taxes, including, but not limited to all applicable federal, state and local taxes that become due with respect to the value of the Grand Prize. The Sponsor must report the value of the Grand Prize to the Internal Revenue Service in the year the Grand Prize is received by the Grand Prize Winner and will be reported to the Grand Prize Winner and the Internal Revenue Service in the form of a Form 1099.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By submitting an entry, each Entrant agrees to: (i) abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes which decisions are final and binding in all respects, (ii) waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules, and, (iii) warrant and represent that the use of the materials submitted in this Sweepstakes will not violate the rights of any third parties. All federal, state or other tax liabilities (including income taxes) arising from the Grand Prize will be solely the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.

If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the control of the Sweepstake Entities that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, at its sole discretion. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) cancel the Sweepstakes and award the prizes from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment in a manner that is fair and equitable as determined by Sponsor.

Entries generated by a script, computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted, false, lost, late or misdirected, deceptive or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Proof of sending or submission of entry will not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor.

Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be attempting to tamper with or undermine the entry process, the web site, and/or the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes; to violate the Official Rules; or to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. Any attempt by any person to damage any website associated with or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek prosecute or 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. 

NO LIABILITY: By entering, Entrants and the Grand Prize Winner agree to comply with all Official Rules, as stated and agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, its affiliates, and their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees (the “Released Parties”) from any claims, actions, injury, loss or damage of any kind, including, without limitation, personal injury or death, resulting, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participating in this Sweepstakes or form the acceptance, possession, or use or misuse of the Grand Prize. This limitation of liability is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including, without limitation, compensatory, direct, indirect, or consequential damages; loss of data, income or profit; loss of or damage to property; and claims of third parties. Entrants agree that Released Parties have not made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, statutory, express or implied, including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, title, and fitness for a particular purpose, in fact or in law, relative to this Sweepstakes. 

WINNER’S LIST REQUEST: To receive a winner’s list, send a self addressed stamped envelope to: “Sunworks PowerPay Tesla Giveaway” Sweepstakes, PO Box 10505, Rochester, NY 14610. All requests must be received by May 31, 2016.

SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR: National Sweepstakes Company, LLC 80 Rockwood Place, Rochester, NY 14610.

SPONSOR: Sunworks, 1010 Winding Creek Rd, Ste. 100, Roseville, CA 95678.

This Sweepstakes shall not be published without the written permission of the Sponsor.