"Summer of Lou" Sweepstakes

Official Rules




I. PROMOTION PERIOD: The "Summer of Lou" Sweepstakes (the "Promotion") begins on or about 8:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on June 5, 2019 ("Start Date") and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on September 3, 2019 (the "Promotion Period"). The Promotion is sponsored by Lou Fusz Automotive Network, Inc., 1 Rams Way   Earth City, MO 63045 (the "Sponsor"). The official clock for purposes of the Promotion is the computer of the Sponsor.


II. ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open to all legal United States residents that reside in the states of Missouri and Illinois. Participants must be licensed drivers and at least eighteen (18) years old as of the date of entry. Officers, members, directors, representatives and employees of the Sponsor, and any of its parent companies, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, dealers, franchisees, licensees, distributors, suppliers, participating retailers, advertising / promotion/judging agencies, persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for this Promotion, and Compliance Sweepstakes Services (the "Administrator")  (collectively, the "Released Parties") and the immediate family members (defined as spouse, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, siblings, - whether biological, adopted, step or in-law) of such individuals, or persons living in the same household as such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor and Administrator's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Void where prohibited, taxed, or restricted by law.


III. HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE PROMOTION:  An individual will be deemed a participant (the "Participant") in the Promotion if he/she is eligible, and enters the Promotion using at least one (1) of two (2) methods of entry described below:


1)    Visit any participating dealership (see XVII for complete list) and complete a test drive of any vehicle. Upon completion of the test drive, the individual will registered by a dealership representative into the dealership's Customer Relationship Management system (CRM). Registration includes providing: first name, last name, address, city, state, zip code, phone number, and e-mail address.  Each participant that completes the test drive and fully completes and submits the registration form during the Promotion Period will receive one (1) entry into the Promotion; or


2)    Any person that does not elect to complete a test drive and would like to participate in the Promotion can enter by hand printing on a 3"x 5" card: "Summer of Lou" Sweepstakes entry, your first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, date of birth, telephone number, and e-mail address.  Mail the card in a standard business-size #10 envelope to: CSS / "Summer of Lou" Sweepstakes, 326 Thornell Road - CBX 101  Pittsford, NY  14534. Mail-in entries need to be postmarked between June 5, 2019 and end on September 3, 2019, and must be received no later than September 8, 2019. Limit - one (1) mail in entry.  Each valid mail-in entry will receive one (1) entry into the Promotion


There is a limit of one (1) entry per household, during the Promotion Period regardless of method of entry. All required information must be completed to enter and to be eligible to win. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of a Participant that submits more than the stated maximum limit of entries by using multiple / different addresses, identities, or any other methods, or who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with, influence or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Promotion. Released Parties are not responsible for: lost, late, incomplete, illegible, incorrect, damaged, delayed, garbled, undelivered, misdirected, or postage-due registrations, entries or mail, which will be disqualified. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.


IV. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION/OPT IN: By entering the Promotion, you consent for the Sponsor to obtain, use, and transfer your name, address and other information ("Personal Information") for the purpose of administering this Promotion and such Personal Information will be kept and may be used by Sponsor for marketing purposes in accordance with its privacy policy (https://www.fusz.com/privacy.htm). The information that you provide in connection with the entry process will be used by Sponsor and Administrator only, and will not be sold or provided to another company. You will remain eligible for this Promotion whether or not you opt in to receive promotional e-mails from the Sponsor and will have the ability to opt out of receiving future promotional e-mails by clicking on the link contained in the most recent promotional e-mail received.


V. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including, without limitation, due to infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, fire, flood, storm, or other natural cataclysm, riot, strike, civil commotion, government regulation, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion, in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the prize, via a random draw, using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of or after (if applicable) this termination or suspension date. Any person who supplies false information, obtains entries by fraudulent means or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these Official Rules in an attempt to obtain any prize will forfeit any prize won and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.  Released Parties assume no responsibility for any incomplete, incorrect, or inaccurate information, whether caused by tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion or by any technical or human error. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


VI. PRIZES: There will be one (1) Grand Prize winner and nine (9) First Prizes available to be awarded. The Grand Prize winner will receive his/her choice of one (1) of the following three (3) prize options: a) Cash prize - $20,000 (to be awarded as a check), b) Luxury vacation will valued at $20,000 (to be awarded as a credit with Luxe Incentives Travel Agency. Full dollar amount must be used by December 31, 2021. Credits do not need to be used all at once), or, c) One year of rent or mortgage payment (up to $1,667 per month; maximum amount - $20,000). Proof of mortgage or rent is required. The maximum Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of the Grand Prize is $20,000. Each First Prize winner will receive a prize comprised of one or multiple various regional gift cards and event tickets or the opportunity to win the Grand Prize (at the September 23, 2019 Grand Prize drawing located at 1 Rams Way Earth City, MO 63045). The maximum Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of each First Prize is not to exceed $100. The maximum total Prize pool is valued at $20,900.


VII. PRIZE WINNER SELECTION:  The ten (10) finalists (each a "Finalist" and "Prize Winner") will be selected from among all eligible entries received (by participating location), in a series of random drawings on or about September 11, 2019, by the Compliance Sweepstake Services ("Administrator"), an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and not subject to challenge and/or appeal in all matters relating to this Promotion. One (1) Finalist from each of the ten (10) participating dealerships will be randomly selected. Odds of winning a prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the respective random drawing.  Each Finalist will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail. Upon initial notification and verification of the respective Finalist, confirmation will be sent via email, or other home delivery service of Sponsor's choice.  There will be a Grand Prize random drawing from the ten (10) Finalists on September 23, 2019.  At the September 23, 2019 random drawing, each Finalist will randomly select a key and that key will open the corresponding vehicle and the vehicle's glove box, revealing prize randomly assigned to that vehicle. One vehicle will have the grand prize notification. The Finalist who opens the vehicle with the grand prize notification, will be declared the Grand Prize winner (a "Prize Winner"). The Grand Prize winner will be contacted by telephone and/or e-mail. Upon initial notification and verification of the Grand Prize winner, confirmation will be sent to the Prize Winner via email, or other home delivery service of Sponsor's choice.


VIII. PRIZE TERMS AND CONDITIONS:  Each Prize Winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Each Prize Winner will be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release and provide proof of identity (Driver License) (collectively, the "Prize Acceptance Release"), and return the documents within three (3) days of the date it is sent (either postmark date if mailed, or send date if sent via email). In addition to the Prize Acceptance Release, the Grand Prize winner will need to complete and return a W9 form. If a prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential winner, if potential winner cannot be reached within two (2) calendar days from the first notification attempt, if potential winner fails to return requisite documents within the specified time period, and/or if a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected for the prize at issue. To claim a prize, you will be required to provide your correct full-name, mailing address, telephone number, date of birth, and/or e-mail address. The Prize Acceptance Release is subject to verification by Sponsor and the potential winner is subject to verification before the prize will be awarded.


The Sponsor and Released Parties have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize awarded and specifically disclaim all such warranties, including, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The prize is awarded without warranty of any kind either expressed or implied. A prize may not be sold, traded, or commissioned, and is not exchangeable, transferable, or redeemable for cash except in Sponsor's sole discretion. Prize details and availability are subject to change. There are no substitutions unless specified by the Sponsor. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value. The Administrator is not the supplier or guarantor of any prize. Prize may be fulfilled by a third party.  The Sponsor and Released Parties are not in any way responsible or liable for damages resulting from shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any prize awarded in this Promotion.


Prize Winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the prize they receive. The stated "ARV" of the prize is based on available information provided to Sponsor, and any difference in ARV at the time of awarding will not be awarded, and the value of the prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. For tax reporting purposes, any prize winner receiving a prize with an ARV of $600 or higher will be required to provide a completed IRS Form W-9 with a valid social security number before the prize will be awarded.  An IRS Form 1099 will be issued in the name of the Grand Prize Winner for the total ARV of the grand prize, as stated above, for the calendar year the prize was won.

Prize Winner's acceptance of a prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for the Sponsor to use the winner's name, photograph, video, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice and address (city and state) for any and all public relations, advertising and/or promotional purposes as determined by Sponsor, in all forms of media and by all manners (now and hereafter known), in perpetuity, without notice, consent, review or approval or further compensation.


IX. MODIFICATION: In no event will Sponsor be obligated to award more prizes than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules. If for any reason Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that the Promotion is no longer capable of running as intended by these Official Rules for any reason whatsoever, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend, postpone, delay or modify the Promotion, in whole or in part, including, but not limited to, any occurrences described in Rule No. V above, or any other causes which may corrupt or impair the integrity, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Promotion.  If Sponsor determines that more prize claims are submitted or more prize notices are distributed than the number of prizes offered in these Official Rules, Sponsor shall immediately suspend the Promotion and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. For example, Sponsor may select a winner(s) in a random drawing from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment or conduct a random drawing among all legitimate prize claimants, and neither Sponsor, the Administrator nor any of the Released Parties shall have any further liability to any entrant in connection with the Promotion.


X. RELEASES: All Participants, as a condition of participation or entering in this Promotion, agree to defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless Sponsor, its affiliates,  and the officers, directors, and employees, of Sponsor and of its affiliates, and Released Parties from and against any and all liability, claims, damages, injuries or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with: (a) accessing the Sponsor's Web Site; (b) participating in any aspect of the Promotion, including, without limitation, while preparing for, participating in and/or traveling to or from any prize or Promotion-related activity, including, without limitation, any injury, damage, death, loss or accident to person or property; (c) the receipt, ownership, possession, use or misuse of any prize awarded; (d) viruses or any downloading or other problems with the Promotion application; or  (e) any typographical, printing, or other error in these Official Rules, advertisements, or the announcement of offering of any prize.  Each prize winner bears all liability and risk of loss to his/her prize after it has been delivered.


XI. GOVERNING LAW/DISPUTES: By participating, Participants agree to be bound by the Official Rules, Sponsor's Web Site Terms of Use (if any and if applicable to Participant's method of participating), and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which are final and binding in all respects. Except where prohibited, Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court in St. Louis, Missouri; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, but in no event legal fees; and (3) under no circumstances may entrant obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Participants, Sponsor, or the Released Parties in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Missouri without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Missouri or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Missouri.


XII. OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES REQUEST: For a copy of these Official Rules, send a request specifying Official Rules along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope postmarked by September 3, 2019 and received by September 8, 2019, and mail to: Compliance/"Summer of Lou" Sweepstakes Official Rules, 44 Flanders Road, Stonington, CT 06378.


XIII. WINNERS LIST REQUEST: To request confirmation of the name and city/state of residence for the prize winner(s), please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, by October 15, 2019, to: Compliance/"Summer of Lou" Sweepstakes Winners List, 44 Flanders Road, CT 06378. Requests received after October 15, 2019 will not be acknowledged or returned.


XIV. SPONSOR:  Lou Fusz Automotive Network, Inc., 1 Rams Way   Earth City, MO 63045.


XV. ADMINISTRATOR: Compliance Sweepstakes Services, 44 Flanders Rod, Stonington, CT 06378.


XVI.  MISCELLANEOUS: The names of individuals, groups, companies, products and services mentioned herein, and any corresponding likenesses, logos and images thereof reproduced herein, have been used for identification purposes only and may be the copyrighted properties and trademarks of their respective owners. The mention of any individual, group or company, or the inclusion of a product or service as a prize, does not imply any association with or endorsement by such individual, group or company or the manufacturer or distributor of such product or service and, except as otherwise indicated, no association or endorsement is intended or should be inferred. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules or the Prize Acceptance Release will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any provision of the Official Rules or the Prize Acceptance Release is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision. For Participant, to the extent there is a conflict between Official Rules appearing any other location and any terms of use or other agreements posted on the Sponsor's Web Site, these are the Official Rules to be abided by. 


XVII. PARTICIPATING LOCATIONS: The following are the ten (10) participating dealerships:


Lou Fusz Buick GMC                                         10950 Page Ave.                 St. Louis         MO      63132

Lou Fusz Chevrolet                                             5120 North Service Rd       St. Peters        MO      63376

Lou Fusz Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat        3480 Highway K                                 O'Fallon         MO      63368

Lou Fusz Alfa Romeo FIAT of Metro East   501 Salem Place     Fairview Heights        IL        62208

Lou Fusz Ford                                                      #2 Caprice Dr.                      Chesterfield     MO      63005

Lou Fusz Kia                                                        1025 N. Lindbergh Blvd     St. Louis          MO      63132

Lou Fusz Mazda                                                 925 N Lindbergh Blvd        St. Louis          MO      63141

Lou Fusz Subaru - St Louis                               900 N. Lindbergh Blvd       Creve Coeur    MO      63141

Lou Fusz Subaru - St Peters                               4440 N Service Rd              St Peters          MO      63376

Lou Fusz Toyota                                                 10725 Manchester Road   St. Louis          MO      63122


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  • Monday 09:00am - 08:00pm
  • Tuesday 09:00am - 06:00pm
  • Wednesday 09:00am - 08:00pm
  • Thursday 09:00am - 06:00pm
  • Friday 09:00am - 08:00pm
  • Saturday 09:00am - 05:00pm
  • Sunday Closed