#bikeloveisreal

As part of our Bike Love Is Real campaign, Performance Bicycle is partnering with VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations Tour Company to offer this sweet 10 day trip for 2

Enter for a Chance To Win This Sweet Trip

#bikeloveisreal Cycling Trip to Spain Giveaway
Valued at $8,000

  • Airfare (departing and returning to JFK)
  • All hotel accomodations
  • Most meals
  • Airport transfers
  • Bicycle and helmet
  • Daily maps with routes
  • 2 bilingual trip leaders
  • Full on-tour van support

2 Easy Steps To Enter 2/1/18-2/28/18

1. Take a picture or video that describes why Bike Love Is Real to you
2. Then post it with the hashtag #bikeloveisreal on your Instagram account, the Performance Bike Facebook page,
or enter using the form below.

No purchase necessary to enter. Purchase does not increase chances of winning


Performance Bicycle and Vermont Bicycle Tours
#BikeLoveIsReal Spain Vacation Giveaway
Contest Official Rules

 

I. GENERAL.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, and local regulations apply.

 

II. BRIEF OVERVIEW OF CONTEST

Performance Bicycle ("Sponsor") & Vermont Bicycle Tours (VBT, "Partner") will give away to one winner, a trip for two (2), to any VBT Spain travel package found on www.vbt.com. Performance Bicycle and VBT's #BikeLoveIsReal Giveaway (the "Contest") is a content based, Enter-to-Win Contest. Users must submit pictures or videos showing why bike love is real to them, using the hashtag #BikeLoveIsReal, to either their personal Instagram account, the Performance Bicycle Facebook wall or the www.performancebike.com/bikes/pb/bikeloveisreal landing page.

 

III. SPONSOR; CHOICE OF LAW

The Contest is sponsored by Performance Direct, Inc ("Sponsor"), a North Carolina corporation with principal place of business at 1 Performance Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517. The laws of the State of North Carolina shall govern this Contest, without regard to North Carolina's choice of law rules or the choice of law rules of any other jurisdiction that would cause the application of any jurisdiction's laws other than those of the State of North Carolina. The courts of North Carolina in Chatham County shall be the exclusive forum and venue for any dispute relating to these Rules and/or this Contest. All participants and winner agree, by their participation in the Contest, to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts of North Carolina in Chatham County.

 

IV. BINDING AGREEMENT

By entering, participants agree to comply with all applicable law and these Official Rules, and you agree to abide by all decisions of the Sponsor. Because you will be bound by these Official Rules, and the Official Rules form a legally binding agreement with respect to this Contest. Please read them carefully.

 

V. ELIGIBILITY

Note: The Contest is open and offered only to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. The prize, a VBT Spain vacation for two, is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash. The winner and their travel companion must travel together on the VBT Spain Vacation within one year of notification of winning and share accommodations. All applicable taxes are the responsibility of the winner. The prize cannot be combined with any discount or special offers and does not include travel protection coverage. Transportation from home airport to East Coast Travel Gate City is the responsibility of the winner. Coach airfare from an East Coast Travel Gate City to Spain is included in the prize for the winner and one travelling companion and will be paid for by Performance Bicycle. Business class upgrades or custom air requests are the responsibility of the winner. Standard terms and conditions apply. Reservations including airfare booked under 90 days may incur additional costs to the winner. Air package pricing includes all airline surcharges and Government taxes and fees. Please be advised: Due to new U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) mandates, customers making a reservation are required to provide their Secure Flight passenger information exactly as it appears on the government-issued identification card they plan to use when traveling. Performance Bicycle's and VBT's Employees, officers and directors of Sponsors, their parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, and their advertising or promotional agencies (collectively, the "Contest Entities"), and the immediate families or members of the same households of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. Proof of age, identity, and eligibility must be furnished to Sponsor upon request. Sponsor will not award a prize to anyone not meeting eligibility requirements at the time of entry. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if these Official Rules are not followed.

 

VI. CONTEST PERIOD

The Contest begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Standard Time ("ET") on Thursday February 1, 2018 and ends at 11:00:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday February 28, 2018 ("Contest Period"). The computer clock of Sponsor's webmaster is the official timekeeping device of the Contest.

 

VII. HOW TO ENTER

To enter participants must submit a picture or video with the hashtag #BikeLoveIsReal either on their Instagram account, on the Performance Bicycle Facebook wall, or via form entry on the www.performancebike.com/bikes/pb/bikeloveisreal landing page, with an accompanying story describing their picture. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, corrupted, incomplete, or damaged Entries. Sponsor is not responsible for typographic errors when submitting to the #BikeLoveIsReal hashtag or otherwise. Sponsor is not responsible for posts on facebook that do not appear on the Performance Bicycle Facebook Wall. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor will not verify receipt of entries. Entries not received by the entry deadline, 11:00:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday February 28, 2018, are ineligible.

 

CONTEST ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

Sponsor has the sole discretion to determine whether an entry meets the entry requirements and is eligible. Any entry that violates the stated rules or is otherwise objectionable (as determined solely by Sponsor) will not be accepted or, if accepted, will be disqualified. Automated, script, macro or robotic entries will be disqualified.

 

VIII. SELECTION OF WINNER WINNER NOTIFICATION; HOW TO CLAIM PRIZE:

The winner will be selected at random, by the third-party company WooBox. The provisional winner will be notified by email, social media direct message, mail, and/or phone using available information or as provided. Notice will be attempted no later than 5:00:00 p.m. ET on Friday March 1, 2018. Potential winner must follow the directions contained in any correspondence and return all forms correctly completed within 7 days of the date of notification by Sponsor. To claim prize, potential winner must complete and return to Sponsor by the deadline the following forms/information: Liability Release and Publicity Release; W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number (winner only); Certification of Eligibility; and identification information. If prize or prize notification is returned as non-deliverable, or if the potential winner fails to return the required verification documents within 7 days of notification, or if potential winner refuses prize, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential prize winner will be selected. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible or if any potential winner does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential winner may also be disqualified and an alternate potential prize winner will be determined/selected. Limit one (1) prize per person and per household.

 

NO ODDS OF WINNING:

The odds of winning the Contest are based on the number of entries received during the Contest period.

 

IX. PRIZE

Winner will get the choice of any one (1) of the VBT Spain Trips listed on the VBT website at www.vbt.com to be used by themselves and a travel companion.

 

Trip includes airfare from east coast travel gate city to the applicable airport in Spain, shuttle service to hotels, hotel lodging for shoulder travel days, meals, use of a road bicycle for the tour, and concierge support on tour. Winner must travel within 1 year of receipt of the winning notification.

 

Total approximate value (ARV) of the prize is $8,000. If the actual value of each prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. Actual prize may differ from promotional images – no substitution prizes are allowed.

Void where restricted by federal, state and local laws. Entrants agree that Sponsor and VBT shall not be liable for losses or injuries of any kind resulting from acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of prize/s or participation in the Contest. The Liability Release And Publicity Release form releases Sponsor and all of its affiliated Companies and Contest partners from liability arising from the prizes. No changes or modifications to the Prize are allowed by winner. Prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries are received. Prizes are not transferable. No cash redemptions, substitution or transfer of prize permitted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or any portion of prize) of equal or greater value in the event a prize is unavailable. Winner is solely responsible for any and all local, state and federal taxes incurred related to prize. For prizes valued at $600 or greater, winner must provide his or her Social Security Number for tax purposes. Prizes may be considered income, and any and all taxes associated with prizes are responsibility of winner. Winner will be issued W-9 or 1099 form by Sponsor for prizes valued at $600 or more.

 

X. DISCLAIMER; TERMS AND CONDITIONS; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Contest Entities are not responsible for lost, late, delayed, incomplete, illegible, mutilated or misdirected entries, entries not received by the entry deadline, or for electronic, network or computer failures or malfunctions, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user's ability to participate in this Contest, or other hardware, software or technical errors of any kind including any injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any material in connection with the Contest. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable e-mails resulting from any form of active or passive e-mail filtering by a user's Internet service provider and/or e-mail client or insufficient space in user's e-mail account to receive e-mail. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest (or any portion thereof) if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Contest or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the Contest as determined by Sponsor/Contest Administrator, in their sole discretion. If the Contest is so cancelled, judging will be conducted from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination. In the event a dispute arises regarding specific individual entitled to receive prize, entry will be deemed made by the authorized e-mail account holder. Authorized e-mail account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any damage made to the Performance Bicycle Website and/or to the Performance Bicycle Facebook page will also be the responsibility of the authorized e-mail account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like methods of participation will void all entries by such methods. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules. Internet caution: Any attempt by an individual to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to prosecute and seek damages from any such individual to the fullest extent of the law. No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prize by winner permitted. Potential winner and guest will be required to sign and return a Liability Release and Publicity Release (where permissible by law), along with other Contest documents, within 7 days of notification. In the event of non-compliance with this requirement by potential winner, or if prize/prize notification is returned as non-deliverable, or if potential winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate winner. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. WINNER, WINNER'S GUEST, AND ENTRANTS AGREE, EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, TO RELEASE AND DISCHARGE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY THE SPONSOR, VBT AND ITS AFFILIATED COMPANIES, THEIR EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND REPRESENTATIVES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS AND THEIR IMMEDIATE FAMILIES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, AND ALL OTHERS ASSOCIATED WITH THE DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION OF THIS CONTEST, FROM ANY AND ALL TAX OR OTHER LIABILITY THAT MAY BE IMPOSED OR ASSOCIATED WITH RECEIPT OR USE OF THE PRIZE, AND FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, PROCEEDINGS, AND LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, EXPENSES, FEES, INJURY OR LOSSES (INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH) SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE RECEIPT, OWNERSHIP, OR USE OF PRIZES OR WHILE TRAVELING TO, PREPARING FOR, OR PARTICIPATING IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED OR PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY. By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, winner agrees that Sponsor and its related and affiliated companies may use the winner's name, address (city, state), photograph, videotape, likeness, and/or prize information for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes and to the use of statements made by or attributed to winner relating to Sponsor, its related and affiliated companies or to this Contest and grants to Sponsor, and its related and affiliated companies any and all rights to said use without further notice and/or compensation except where prohibited by law. Sponsor makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation of any kind concerning any prize, and Sponsor specifically DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, WARRANTY OF FITNESS, AND ANY OTHER IMPLIED WARRANTY.

 

XI. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

In order to participate in this Contest, participants will be required to supply certain information about themselves and/or content such as emails, pictures and videos. Sponsor has specified in the Entry form on www.performancebike.com/bikes/pb/bikeloveisreal the minimal information that is mandatory in order to participate in the Contest. This information and content provided will be used by Sponsor for the purposes of administering the Contest and for marketing purposes. The personal information as well as any content submitted will be collected, processed, and used in accordance with the Performance Bicycle Privacy Policy, which can be found at http://www.performancebike.com/bikes/pb/privacy-policy.

 

XII. OFFICIAL RULES AND WINNER'S NAME

For a copy of these Official Rules, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Performance Bicycle #BikeLoveIsReal Spain VBT Giveaway, 1 Performance Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, to be received no later than February 28, 2018. For winner's name, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the address above no later than February 28, 2018.

 

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram or Facebook.