August - $500 cash
September - an iPad
October - $500 Best Buy gift card
Entry in the Swipestakes is offered to eligible members 21 years of age or older, but void where prohibited or restricted by law. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. All materials submitted become the sole property of LGFCU and will not be returned. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification, and an alternate winner may be selected. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for LGFCU and NCRPA to use the winner's name and likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. LGFCU and NCRPA reserve the right to use any and all information related to the Swipestakes, for marketing or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.
By accepting a prize, winner agrees to hold harmless and to indemnify LGFCU and NCRPA and their directors, agents, employees and assigns with regard to all claims, liabilities, and legal expenses related to any dispute that arises from a designated winner's participation, use or alleged misuse of the prize or acceptance of the prize. LGFCU is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of this offer, administration of this promotion, or the announcement of the prize. LGFCU reserves the right to suspend or terminate the Swipestakes in the event the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Swipestakes is jeopardized. This promotion is governed by the laws of the state of North Carolina. This Swipestakes is void in all states except North Carolina. LGFCU is not responsible for payment of any of the tax consequences related to the awarding of any prize as part of the Swipestakes.
Swipestakes sponsored by Local Government Federal Credit Union, 323 West Jones Street, Suite 600 Raleigh, NC 27603 and NCRPA, 883 Washington Street, Raleigh, NC 27605.
How to Enter: Swipestakes begins August 1, 2013 and ends October 31, 2013 (the "swipestakes period"). If you are a Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) member who uses a North Carolina Recreation and Park Association (NCRPA) Visa Check Card to make a purchase during the swipestakes period, your name will be automatically entered (one time for each qualifying transaction) for a chance to win.
Eligibility: Swipestakes open to individuals who are members of LGFCU that hold the NCRPA Visa Check Card and who make purchases with this Visa check card from their LGFCU Checking Account during the swipestakes period. Eligible persons must be legal residents of, and residing in, the state of North Carolina and be at least 21 years of age. Directors and employees of LGFCU or NCRPA and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each, as well as any persons involved in the design, administration or implementation of this Swipestakes, are not eligible to participate or to win. LGFCU, through its President, retains the sole discretion to determine any issue of eligibility and the President's decision will be final.
Random Drawing and Prize: Three potential prizewinners will be selected, by random drawing, from all entries received during the swipestakes period. There will be one August cardholder/winner who held a card on or before August 31, 2013 and made an eligible transaction between August 1, 2013 and August 31, 2013. Odds of winning will depend upon number of eligible entries received during the month. August prize will consist of $500 cash, to be awarded on September 18, 2013. There will be one September cardholder/winner who held a card on or before September 30, 2013 and made an eligible transaction between September 1, 2013 and September 30, 2013. Odds of winning will depend upon number of eligible entries received during the month. September prize will consist of an Apple iPad with Retina Display, to be awarded on October 18, 2013. There will be one October cardholder/winner who held a card on or before October 31, 2013 and made an eligible transaction between October 1, 2013 and October 31, 2013. Odds of winning will depend upon number of eligible entries received during the month. October prize will consist of a $500 Best Buy gift card, to be awarded on November 18, 2013.
Entrants need not be present at the time of drawing to be eligible to win. Winner will be notified within fifteen (15) business days of each drawing either by phone, email or U.S. mail, based on contact information provided by the member to LGFCU. Winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release within fifteen (15) business days following notification as a condition of receiving prize. Failure to return the Affidavit of Eligibility in accordance with these stipulations, or otherwise accept the prize, may result in forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected via random drawing. Only purchase transactions will be considered valid entries; ATM withdrawals will not be considered as qualified entries.
Prizes are non-transferable and cannot be redeemed or substituted for another prize, and LGFCU shall have the right to determine method and form of prize delivery. LGFCU's decisions concerning all matters related to the Swipestakes shall be final. Winner acknowledges that the prize is taxable. Winner will receive an IRS 1099 tax form and may wish to seek advice from an independent tax advisor.
The Swipestakes is not sponsored by, endorsed by, or administered by Apple Inc. or Best Buy Inc. in any way.
Notice of Winner: For notice identifying the winner, visit ncrpa.net/debitcard after September 15, 2013, for August winner, after October 15, 2013, for September winner and after November 15, 2013, for October winner. Winners will remain posted until December 15, 2013.
Not yet a member?
Joining LGFCU is simple. To open an account, you need to show proof of employment or volunteer status at a local government parks and recreation department. Print out a voucher, and take the completed form to your local branch.