2024 Bonus Bucks College Contest
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1. Eligibility. This contest (the "Contest") begins on January 1, 2024 and ends on the earlier of: (i) the last day to register for the final sanctioned event listed in section 3 below, or (ii) December 31, 2024. The “Contest” is open to legal U.S. residents of the 50 United States or District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older, and who have a valid U.S. driver’s license. The “Contest” is not open to entry where prohibited or restricted by law and is not open to employees, paid talent (i.e. professional athletes, brand ambassadors, social media influencers, etc.) that are provided qualifying vehicle(s) and/or the equivalent vehicle allowance by Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (“Sponsor”), or to immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren), or employees of Dynamic Sponsorships, L.L.C. (“Administrator”) or any of their respective affiliates or advertising or promotion agencies. For purposes of these Rules an affiliate of, or entity affiliated with, a specified entity shall mean an entity that directly, or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls or is controlled by, or is under common control with, the entity specified. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Eligible contestants must own or lease a 2020 model year or newer Toyota Sequoia, Toyota Tacoma, Toyota Tundra, or Toyota 4Runner and said vehicle must be registered in the contestant’s name (as an individual or a valid business entity) either individually or jointly. Proof of vehicle registration and valid U.S. Driver’s License required upon registration. Eligible contestants must use their registered Toyota tow-vehicle as their primary tow-vehicle at supported Toyota Bonus Bucks tournaments in order to be eligible for Toyota Bonus Bucks contingency payouts.
2. How to Enter. Contestants who are eligible pursuant to these Official Rules must complete an official registration form as directed by Administrator and submit said form by regular mail, electronic mail, online registration prior to participating in any of the supported events listed hereunder. Contestants will be notified via email once their registration has been approved by Administrator. Regular mail submissions may be sent to the address listed in section 10 below. Electronic mail submissions may be sent to [email protected]. Official registration forms must be received no later than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the supported event in which the contestant is entering. All entries are the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for submissions or entries, claims or notices that are lost, late, illegible, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or postage due. There is no registration fee associated with submission of the official registration form, though entry fees shall apply for the supported events. A contestant must enter at least one of the supported events listed in paragraph 3 below. Contestant must use his/her registered vehicle required in section 1 above as his/her primary tow vehicle while participating in supported event, unless supported event is one of the following: the Bassmaster Classic, the Bassmaster Elite Series final day weigh-in, MLF RedCrest Championship, the MLF Invitational Championship, MLF BFL Championship, the B.A.S.S. Nation National Championship, The Bass Federation, Inc. National Championship or any other supported Toyota Bonus Bucks event where official event rules preclude an angler from using his/her personal vehicle. After registering, if a contestant purchases a new eligible Toyota vehicle, and / or moves and their information has changed, they must re-register for the Toyota Bonus Bucks Contest with their new information in order to continue to be eligible for the Toyota Bonus Bucks Contest. It is the Program participant’s responsibility to have current information registered in order to continue to be eligible for the Toyota Bonus Bucks Contest.
3. Supported Events. A contestant must enter at least one of the following listed events (described in these Official Rules as "supported events") in order to be eligible to win any prize described in these Official Rules:
Dates and details of supported events may be found at toyotafishing.com
Sponsor is not responsible for the promotion or organization of, nor the rules governing, the supported events, which in each case are the responsibility of the organizers of supported events. Information about the supported events set forth in the above-mentioned website has been obtained by Administrator from the organizers of the supported events and is deemed reliable by Administrator, but such information is subject to change, and, in any case, Sponsor /Administrator are not responsible for the accuracy of such information. Contestants are encouraged to contact the organizers of the supported events directly to obtain the most accurate and up to date information about the supported events in which they are going to participate.
4. Winner Determination. If an eligible contestant competes in a supported event and is deemed by Administrator to be either the highest placing (or for some supported events, the second highest placing; see section 5 for details) angler in said supported event in accordance with the official rules of the supported event, and the contestant has complied with these Official Rules, then the contestant will be the potential winner of the corresponding prize amount listed in section 5 below, provided that said contestant also placed within the top 50% of the entire field of participants and entire field has no less than 30 total boats in the supported event (which field may include participants who are not eligible contestants). If the supported event is a team supported event (i.e., two anglers compete as a team within the same boat), only the boater (and not the non-boater) in the winning boat will be eligible to receive the corresponding prize amount provided that said boater is an eligible contestant under these Official Rules. If the supported event is a pro-am supported event (i.e., two anglers compete as individuals within the same boat), the boater and non-boater will be eligible to receive the corresponding prize amount provided that said boater and non-boater is an eligible contestant under these Official Rules. In the event that more than one (1) eligible contestant ties for any finishing place in a supported event that would entitle all such eligible contestants to receive a prize award pursuant to section 5 below, then all such eligible contestants will be deemed winners and will share the available prize amount, which will be divided among them equally, such that individual winners will receive less than the total amount of the prize available had there not been multiple winners. Also, if an eligible contestant is selected to be one of the twenty-two (22) members of a participating state’s State Team in the B.A.S.S. Nation Program and fourteen (14) of The Bass Federation, Inc. Program, then he/she will be the potential winner of the corresponding prize amount listed in section 5 below, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Further, if an eligible contestant is selected as the one angler to represent a participating state at the B.A.S.S. Nation Program’s National Championship and The Bass Federation, Inc. Program’s National Championship, then he/she will be the potential winner of the corresponding prize amount listed in section 5 below, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. A potential winner, if any, shall be responsible for obtaining, completing, and submitting a prize claim form. Claim form will be available on the Contest website, or upon request by email or U.S. mail. The claim form must be completed and submitted by said potential winner along with verification of a 2019 or newer year model Toyota Sequoia, Toyota Tacoma, Toyota Tundra, or Toyota 4Runner being registered in their name (copy of current vehicle registration and / or title) as required by these Official Rules, verification of his/her winning finish in the supported event, and verification of compliance with all other of these Official Rules, via regular mail, electronic mail or fax transmission in the manner described in section 2 above, within 30 days of the supported event at which the win occurred. Sponsor / Administrator are not responsible for claim forms or supporting materials that are lost, late, illegible, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or postage due. Winners, if any, should allow a minimum of at least eight weeks for approval, processing and shipment via U.S. mail of prize amount from the date of receipt of the claim form and all supporting materials described herein.
5. Prizes. The following prize amounts will be available to be won at each supported event as listed below. Only one prize amount per listed place finish is available at each supported event, and tied winners must share prizes as further described in section 4 above. For the total number of supported events per support event type, see section 3 above. If there is no winner under these Official Rules for a particular supported event, no prize will be awarded under this Contest for that supported event.
6. General. The Contest shall be staged in compliance with, and is subject to, all federal, state and local laws. Failure of winner to comply with any of the prize claim requirements for any reason, or, the return of any prize notification or prize as undeliverable, or, the determination that the winner is ineligible to receive a prize, will result in forfeiture of the prize. Prize is not transferable. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes. Winner agrees to provide his/her social security number, and Administrator will provide each winner a federal form 1099 for each prize valued at $600 or more. Except where prohibited, acceptance of prize by winner constitutes winner’s consent that his/her name, hometown, photograph, likeness, voice and/or biographical data may be used for advertising and promotional purposes without limitation and without additional notice, compensation or consent. By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor / Administrator, which are final and binding in all respects, and waives any right to claim ambiguity with regard to the mechanics of the Contest or the interpretation of the Official Rules. Sponsor / Administrator shall have the absolute right to accept as final the determinations of winners and placement of contestants in supported events as announced by the organizers of the supported events, to accept the interpretation of the rules for such supported events as decided by the organizers of the supported events, and to award or not award prizes in the Contest accordingly, and contestants waive any right to compel Sponsor / Administrator to challenge such determinations or interpretations or to hold Sponsor / Administrator responsible for such determinations or interpretations. If winner is found to be in violation of any of these Official Rules, he/she will be required to forfeit his/her prize, or, at Administrator / Sponsor’s discretion, to reimburse Sponsor for the value of the prize if such violation is found after the prize has been used. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and no substitutions are allowed. Note: Potential winners must sign an affidavit of eligibility and a waiver of liability in order to be eligible for prize receipt. In the case of a potential winner who is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, such affidavit and any other required documentation must be signed on his/her behalf by his/her parent or legal guardian. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to indemnify, hold harmless and release Sponsor and Administrator, its directors, employees, officers, and agents, including without limitation its advertising and promotion agencies (collectively defined as the "Released Entities"), from any and all liability, property loss, damage, personal injury or death arising out of, or in connection with, the awarding, receipt, use or misuse of the prize or participation in any prize-related activities. The Released Entities shall not have any responsibility or liability whatsoever for any property loss, damage, personal injury, or death, in connection with any person's participation in the Contest or any supported event. By participating in the Contest, contestants agree to indemnify, hold harmless and release the Released Entities from any and all liability, property loss, damage, personal injury or death arising out of or in connection with their participation in the Contest and/or supported event. In addition, by participating in the Contest, contestants agree to allow the Administrator / Sponsor to send email communications, communications via U.S. mail, and other communications to the participant and also use his / her name and likeness for any and all promotional purposes without further permission or compensation.
7. New Vehicle Contingency Payout. In order to be eligible for a New Vehicle Payout, Contestant must be an existing, current Toyota Bonus Bucks Program Member. The New Vehicle Payout is offered to existing Program participants who are already registered in the Toyota Bonus Bucks Program who purchase a brand new / additional (2024 or 2025) Toyota vehicle. The New Vehicle Payout claim form must be completed and submitted to the Toyota Bonus Bucks Program Office via email, fax, or U.S. mail, along with a copy of the Contestant’s new Toyota vehicle registration, or title, within 60-days of purchasing the new Toyota vehicle in order to be eligible for the New Vehicle Payout. Contestants who have met eligibility requirements, have completed and submitted the official New Vehicle Payout claim form along with a copy of their new Toyota vehicle registration, or title, within 60-days after purchase of their eligible Toyota vehicle (2024 or 2025), will receive a check for $500. Claim form and information can be found on the New Vehicle Payout page on toyotafishing.com.
8. Governing Law and Venue. The terms and conditions of these Official Rules, as well as the conduct of this Contest, shall be governed by and construed under the laws of the State of Oklahoma. As a condition of entering this Contest, entrant agrees that: (1) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for any losses or damages, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and waives any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; (2) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by binding arbitration, the site of said arbitration being Oklahoma and (3) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees.
9. Winner’s List. Complete lists of Contest winners, if any, will be available. Requests must be received to the Toyota Bonus Bucks Program Office no later than January 15, 2025.
10. Administrator and Sponsor. The “Toyota Bonus Bucks” Contest is being produced/administered by Administrator, Dynamic Sponsorships, L.L.C., located at 7120 E. 13th Street, Tulsa, OK 74112, and is Sponsored by Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., located at 6565 Headquarters Dr., Plano, TX 75024.