This Fall, Rake Up Savings with Cirro Energy. Show us how your family is having FUN this Fall, and you could win a free month of energy from Cirro Energy. Visit our Facebook Page to get started on the contest, and continue reading for complete Terms and Conditions.
Official Contest Rules and Terms and Conditions – Cirro Energy Rake up the Savings
Sponsor: Cirro Energy
Prizes: 4 total winners; 2 per voting period. For Cirro Energy customers- $225 maximum credit per winner applied to the winner’s December Cirro Energy Bill: The bill credit will appear on the bill with December usage and will only be applicable for charges incurred during that month. The bill credit will not cover any previous balances and will be precisely for the total amount of the December energy use, applicable TDU fees and all taxes up to $225. The Cirro Energy winning customer is responsible for all amounts not covered under the bill credit prize and previous balances. There is no cash value for current Cirro Energy customers. For non Cirro Energy customers the prize is a check for $160: Prize value for non Cirro Energy customers is based on average December residential load profiles from the PUCT and Cirro Energy 12 month pricing and TDU fees listed on the EFL as of October 7, 2013. The amount is an average of load profiles in each service area in ERCOT and the corresponding Cirro Energy 12 month pricing. A detailed breakdown is available upon written request to: Cirro Energy – Rake up the Savings contest, P.O. Box 700608 Dallas, TX 75370-0608.
All income sales, use and other taxes (and the reporting thereof) imposed as a result of the award of a prize are solely the winner’s responsibility. Winners may be required to complete certain Internal Revenue Service tax information reporting forms before or upon receipt of a prize.
Eligibility: The contest is open to all legal residents of the United States of America 18 years or older. Prizes available to current Cirro Energy customers and non Cirro Energy customers. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve a contestant’s chances of winning. All winners may be requested to sign an Affidavit and Release to claim a prize at the request of Cirro Energy, where permitted by law. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. By participating in this contest, contestants agree to these official contest rules. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Upon entry of the contest, contestants give express permission for Cirro Energy to use their name and images in any and all future content, marketing materials, and promotions, in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the world wide web without review, notification or approval, and without additional compensation, in perpetuity, except where prohibited by law.
Contest Period: The contest runs from 10/10/13 thru 12/11/13. Entries must be received by Noon CST, on 12/1/13. There will be two voting periods for finalists. The first voting period for finalists will be from 11/18-11/27 and the second voting period for finalists will be from 12/2 – 12/11. Twelve finalists will be selected for each voting
period on 11/17 and 12/1 from eligible contestants. The two finalists in each voting period with the highest number of votes as of 4:00 PM CST on the final day of voting for their specific voting period (ending either 11/27 or 12/11) will be awarded prizes. The delivery of the prize will be completed by Cirro Energy. Winners will be notified via the email address provided on the form on either 11/27 or 12/11 depending on which voting period he or she is a finalist in. For submissions received from 10/10/13 to 12/2/13, a Selection Committee comprised of Cirro Energy and Splash Media members will review each Entry. The Selection Committee will then select twelve (12) finalists (“Finalist” or “Finalists”) from the total submissions based on: (a) Consistency with the brand messaging of Cirro Energy and the Cirro Rake Up contest ; (b) Creativity ; (c) Visual Appeal , and Amount of Positive Feedback (likes and comments) from Cirro Energy Facebook community in the contest photo album (collectively, the “Selection Criteria”). On or about November 27, 2013 or December 2, 2013, the Finalists will be contacted by representatives of Sponsor and/or Promotional Partner and will be notified of their photo’s selection into the voting portion of the contest. Sponsor reserves the right to select fewer than twelve (12) Finalists if, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, Sponsor determines that an insufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries are received. In the event of a tie on the vote, the tie will be broken based upon the number of likes the photos received in the photo album posted by Cirro Energy.
Entry: Contestants enter the contest by fully completing the following entry requirements. Contestants must like the Cirro Energy Facebook page, complete the entry form AND submit a photo in one of the following ways. Upload the photo through the photo uploader on the Cirro Energy Rake Up Savings with Cirro Tab. Post a photo through Twitter, tag Cirro Energy (@CirroEnergyTX) and use the hashtag #CirroRakeUp. Post a photo to Instagram, tag Cirro Energy (@CirroEnergy) and use the hashtag #CirroRakeUp. Any attempt by any participant to undermine the legitimate operation of the contest will void all entries by such party. There is no limit to the number of entries by each contestant. Cirro Energy reserves the right to refuse entry and posting of any photo for any reason including but not excluded to deeming the photo inappropriate, offensive or not an original submission. Cirro Energy shall not be liable for entries that are not received for any reason. Entry photos will be ineligible if the entry information is not complete and accurate. Entries that were chosen as a finalist during the first voting period will not be eligible to be a finalist in the second voting period. Each entry must be the original work of the contestant, may not have been previously published, may not have won previous awards, and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, right of privacy, publicity or other
intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. All entries become the property of Cirro Energy.
General Considerations: If a prize cannot be delivered to the winner, due to his or her location, or by any prohibition of the selected prize under state, county or city code or ordinance, then the awarding of the prize shall be null and void. No monetary or other prize award shall be made in lieu of Cirro Energy being unable to transfer any prizes. No substitutions, cash equivalents, or transfers of the prize are permitted unless noted in the Prizes section of the official rules.
Privacy: Other than as provided herein, Cirro Energy will utilize the names, e-mail addresses and/or mailing address of entries only to notify the contestant if he or she is a winner of the contest and to award the prize. Except as set forth herein, Cirro Energy will in no way use, sell or share this information with any party not a part of this contest.
Limitation of Liability: Cirro Energy is not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any contest-related materials; stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, or illegible entries; any use or misuse of the prize; or transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunction. Cirro Energy is not responsible for any energy bill amounts that exceed $225 for the month of the prize award. Cirro Energy reserves the right to cancel or modify this contest if fraud or technical failures compromise the contest.
Disputes: All disputes arising out of the contest shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the state of Texas without giving effect to any choice of law of conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws and shall be resolved only in the federal and state courts of Dallas, Texas, USA and all participants waive any rights or objections to the jurisdiction or venue of such courts.
Indemnity/Release: Each contestant indemnifies and holds harmless Cirro Energy and Splash Media and their directors, officers, employees and agents (the “Promotion Entities”) from any and all liability for any damage or loss of any kind arising from or in connection with the contest or the award, acceptance, use, misuse, failure or inability to use, possession or loss of any prize. Each contestant releases the Promotion Entities from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses, including, without limitation, personal property and personal injury damages arising out of participation in the contest, prize acceptance, use, misuse, failure or inability to use, loss or possession of any prize, participation in any prize-related activity and for all claims based on rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or prize delivery.
Severability: If any provisions of these official rules are determined to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these official rules shall otherwise remain
in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision were not contained herein.
Winner’s List: The list of winners may be obtained after 12/11/13 by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope before 1/11/13 to Cirro Energy – Rake Up the Savings Contest, P.O. Box 700608 Dallas, TX 75370-0608.