Wahl #CollegeTry Haircut Challenge




SWEEPSTAKES Period: The Wahl #CollegeTry Haircut Challenge (“Sweepstakes”) begins September 28, 2023 at 9:00:01 AM Central Time (“CT”) and ends October 9, 2023 at 11:59:59 PM CT (“Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: Entrants must be 18 years of age or older or the age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older, at time of entry and be legal residents of one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Employees, officers, and directors of WAHL Clipper Corporation (“Sponsor”) and its parent company, affiliates or subsidiaries, advertising agencies, promotional agencies, and any other individual or company involved in the development, promotion, or execution of the Sweepstakes, and members of those employees’ immediate families (spouse and parent, children and siblings, and their respective spouses and children, regardless of where they reside), and persons living in the same household (whether or not related) of such employees are ineligible to enter or win. Sponsor will determine in its sole discretion whether a potential entrant meets the eligibility requirements. By participating, entrant agrees to these Official Rules, and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or its independent judges, which are final and binding in all respects.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, go to the Wahl Grooming Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/wahlgrooming) or @wahlgrooming on Instagram and click on the “The Wahl #CollegeTry Haircut Challenge” link to access the Sweepstakes landing page. You may also access the contest landing page from either DJ’s or Mycah’s Instagram page by clicking on the link in their bios. Follow the directions to enter the Sweepstakes. Accurately enter your contact information, including your first name, last name, email address, and Instagram handle. You must follow @wahlgrooming on Instagram at time of entry. If you do not have Instagram, an Instagram account is free. The Sweepstakes page will also feature pictures of college football players DJ Uiagalelei and Mycah Pittman. You will be asked to choose whether you prefer DJ or Mycah’s haircut and cast a vote for your favorite haircut. You must cast a vote, but you may vote only once. All entries must be received by the close of the Sweepstakes Period to be considered. Each entry must comply with these Official Rules. Limit one entry per person. Entries received from any person in excess of the limitation will be void if discovered by Sponsor. Multiple, separate entries may be submitted from different individuals residing in the same household. No forms of entry other than as stated in these Official Rules will be accepted.

WINNER SELECTION: On or about October 13, 2023, Sponsor will announce whether DJ or Mycah received the most votes for his haircut. Entrants who voted for the winning athlete’s haircut and meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein will be eligible to win a grand prize, and entrants in that group will be referred to as the “Prize Pool.” Entrants who voted for the non-winning athlete’s haircut will not be eligible for a grand prize. On or about October 13, 2023, Sponsor will select five potential winners by random drawing from all eligible entrants in the Prize Pool. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entrants in the Prize Pool. If there is a tie for the winning athlete’s haircut, the five potential winners will be selected from all eligible entrants who voted in the sweepstakes.

WINNER NOTIFICATION AND VERIFICATION: On or about October 13, 2023, Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winners by email, or direct message on Instagram. Each potential winner must complete, sign and return, within five business days of the date of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability Form, Publicity Release (where lawful), and Federal Form W-9 (with a valid Social Security number) as well as any other documents required by Sponsor. If the releases or any required documentation are not returned within five business days, if any prize notification or any prize is returned as undeliverable, if a potential winner does not respond within 24 hours of initial notification attempt, or if a potential winner is found to be ineligible, declines the prize, or otherwise is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize may be forfeited, and an alternate winner may by picked by random drawing from the remaining eligible non-winning entries in the Prize Pool, or the Sponsor may elect not to designate a winner. Winner may be required to forfeit prize after it is awarded if winner violates any of the agreements signed with Sponsor.

PRIZES: There are five grand prizes. Each grand prize consists of a Wahl Pro Series Clipper (approximate retail value [“ARV”] $59.99) and a $1,000 general use prepaid card. “The total ARV of each grand prize is $1,059.99. The total ARV of all prizes is $5,299.95.

Only the stated number of prizes in these Official Rules will be awarded. All other expenses not specified herein are the responsibility of the winners. If there are an inadequate number of qualified entries in the Prize Pool to award the prizes or some of the prizes, Sponsor reserves the right to award fewer than the number of prizes stated above or to select additional winners from among entrants who are not in the Prize Pool.

All federal, state, and/or local taxes (including income taxes), duties, and the like, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner. The winner will be issued an IRS 1099 form for the value of the grand prize. No substitution, assignment, redemption for cash, or transfer of any prizes permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if an offered prize becomes unavailable. Actual value of prizes may vary based on consumer electronic industry fluctuations. Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value. Prepaid card subject to terms and conditions thereon.

Allow eight to 10 weeks for shipment of all prizes. Sponsor shall not be held responsible for any delays in awarding any prize for any reason outside of their control. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. A prize will be delivered only to a verified winner.

GENERAL: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Facebook, Inc., Instagram, and their parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, franchisees, advertising and promotion agencies, judging organization, and any other individual or company involved in the development, promotion, or execution of the Sweepstakes, including Premier Business Solutions, LLC, and all of their respective officers, employees, directors, representatives and agents (individually and collectively “Releasees”) from all liability, losses, claims, action, or proceedings, losses, all injuries and damages of any kind to person(s), including death or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activities, or violation of intellectual property or personal rights (such as but not limited to, copyright, patent, trade name/trademark, and/or rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) due in whole or in part to acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize; or participation in this Sweepstakes, or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity. By claiming a prize, the winners agree to confirm that consent in writing upon request, to Sponsor and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor, the right, in perpetuity, to the use of winner’s name, voice, picture, image and/or likeness at any time(s) and in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, including on the Internet and World Wide Web, for advertising, commercial, trade and promotional purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law, and without notice, review or approval. Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to entrant. If a dispute arises regarding compliance with these Official Rules, Sponsor may consider, in its sole discretion, data reasonably available to Sponsor through information technology systems in Sponsor’s control, but Sponsor will not be obligated to consider any data or other information collected from any other source. Any failure by Sponsor to enforce any of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of such Official Rules. If there is a conflict between any term of these Official Rules and any marketing or entry materials used in connection with the Sweepstakes, the terms of these Official Rules will govern.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, illegible, delayed, misdirected, separated, or non-delivered entries or votes; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider, website or other connections availability, accessibility or traffic congestion, or miscommunications, or failed computer, network, telephone, satellite, or cable hardware, software or lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network, including typographical, printing, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries or votes or selection of winners, the announcement of the prizes or the vote winner, the incorrect uploading of a vote, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Releasees are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, or by any equipment or programming associated with or used in this Sweepstakes, and assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of the entry process or Sweepstakes page. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (entrant) it finds to be tampering with the entry process, or operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the terms of the applicable social media platform or Sweepstakes app or if such entrant shows a disregard for, or attempts to circumvent, these Official Rules; or if such entrant threatens the integrity of the Sweepstakes by posting or otherwise disseminating material on Instagram, Facebook, or any other social network that is offensive, vulgar, obscene, or defames anyone or any entity; or if such entrant acts: (i) in a manner the Sponsor determines to be not fair or equitable; (ii) in an annoying, threatening, or harassing manner with regard to any other entrant or Sponsor; or (iii) in any other disruptive manner. Releasees are not responsible for injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading, printing, or copying materials from or use of social media or the Sweepstakes app. If, for any reason, Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, hacking, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, social media failure, or any other causes that, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, 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 Sweepstakes. If Sponsor terminates the Sweepstakes, Sponsor will determine the Prize Pool from among eligible, non-suspect votes received prior to action taken and to determine winners by random drawing from among eligible, non-suspect entries that are in the Prize Pool and were received prior to action taken, provides Sponsor is able to do so, or as otherwise deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. If Sponsor terminates, modifies, or suspends the Sweepstakes, Sponsor will post notice at www.WahlUSA.com and on Sponsor’s Facebook and Instagram pages.

DISPUTES: As a condition of entering, entrants agree (a) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (b) all causes of action arising out of or related to this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, will be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (c) all claims, judgments and award will be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys' fees and court costs. 

JURISDICTION/CHOICE OF LAW: By entering, entrants agree that this Sweepstakes will be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois and agree to venue and jurisdiction solely in Whiteside County, Illinois for the resolution of all disputes.

WINNERS LIST: To view the winners, log on to the sweepstakes landing page by going to the Wahl Grooming Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/wahlgrooming) or @wahlgrooming on Instagram and click on the “The Wahl #CollegeTry Haircut Challenge” link on or about October 20, 2023; the winners list will remain available for a period of up to sixty days.

SPONSOR: WAHL Clipper Corporation, 2900 North Locust Street, Sterling, Illinois 61081. WAHL is a registered trademark of WAHL Clipper Corporation.

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

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