Handi Quilter Holiday Giveaway Rules and Regulations


1. Eligibility: The Handi Quilter Holiday Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes") is open only to those who register online using the registration checkout process and who are 18 years of age as of the date of entry. The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and Canada and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Tops Vacuum & Sewing (the "Sponsor"), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of same are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Tops Vacuum & Sewing as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting April 28, 2017. All entries must be received by 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, December 23, 2017.

4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by adding a Handi Quilter Holiday Giveaway contest registration item to the Tops Vacuum & Sewing Website shopping cart, and completing the checkout process at NO COST. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Tops Vacuum & Sewing. You may enter only once and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Tops Vacuum & Sewing.  Click here to view the entry form.

5. Prizes: Winner will receive one (1) Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen sit-down longarm quilting machine with the basic HQ Sweet Sixteen Table included ($5,595.00 retail value). Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor's discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Tops Vacuum & Sewing to use winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

5a. Alternate Award for Prior Purchase: If winner purchased a Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen sit-down longarm quilter online at www.TopsSewing.com during the Sweepstakes Period, winner will not be awarded the prize as defined in section 5 above, but will instead be awarded the cash value of the machine as purchased, not to exceed the retail value of the prize ($5,595.00) and excluding any additional parts, accessories, notions, or items purchased.  This award is only applicable to online purchases made on www.TopsSewing.com that were paid in full at time of purchase.  Purchases made in-store, via telephone, or any other media, or purchases made via outside financing are ineligible for this award.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner selection and notification: Winner of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winner will be notified via email to the email address they entered the Sweepstakes with within five (5) days following the winner selection. Tops Vacuum & Sewing shall have no liability for a winner's failure to receive notices due to winner's spam, junk email, or other security settings or for winner's provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.

The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this contest you understand that Tops Vacuum & Sewing, anyone acting on behalf of Tops Vacuum & Sewing, or its respective licensees, successors, and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review, or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity, or information and for trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation. Additionally, you are signing up to receive newsletter and email promotions from Tops Vacuum & Sewing.

9. Terms: Tops Vacuum & Sewing reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bug, malware, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Tops Vacuum & Sewing may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Tops Vacuum & Sewing. Tops Vacuum & Sewing reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Website or violates these Rules and Regulations and/or Terms and Conditions. Tops Vacuum & Sewing has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros, or scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any Website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law and should such an attempt be made, Tops Vacuum & Sewing reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Tops Vacuum & Sewing. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Tops Vacuum & Sewing and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries.

11. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE STATE OF FLORIDA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Florida having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Tops Vacuum & Sewing Web Site. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.

13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winner's name or a copy of these Official Rules and Regulations, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Tops Vacuum & Sewing, 2120 Bee Ridge Road Sarasota, FL 34239, USA. Requests must be received no later than 15 days after the end of Sweepstakes award.

14. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Tops Vacuum & Sewing, 2120 Bee Ridge Road Sarasota, FL 34239, USA.