2010 Gulf States Toyota – Toyota’s Holiday Prius Giveaway Official Rules


1. HOW TO PLAY:  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE THE ODDS OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. For a chance to win one (1) Grand Prize, a 2011 Toyota Prius in the GST “Toyota’s Holiday Prius Giveaway” (the “Promotion”), fill out the entry form included in the address portion of the direct mail piece or an official entry form available at any participating Toyota Dealer. Official entry forms available while supplies last.  No mechanically reproduced or mass entries accepted. Deposit your entry in the receptacle provided at any participating Toyota Dealer no later than December 31, 2010.  If you are unable to visit a Toyota dealer, you may also enter to win by mailing the address portion of the mailer to: GST “Toyota’s Holiday Prius Giveaway”, P.O. Box 809004, Houston, TX 77280-9921. All entries must be received by January 11, 2011. On or about January 20, 2011, a random drawing from among all eligible entries received will be conducted under the supervision of The Service Center, Ltd.  The decisions of The Service Center, Ltd. are final with respect to all matters relating to this promotion and participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Odds of winning are dependent on the number of eligible entries received.


2. CLAIMS:  Any entry form received that is tampered with, illegible, mutilated, reproduced, contains printing or other errors, obtained where prohibited by law or was not obtained legitimately will be null and void. Gulf States Toyota (“Sponsor") and The Service Center, Ltd. are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, stolen, or misplaced entries or the failure to forward entries to prize headquarters in time for random drawing.  Entries become the property of the Sponsor.  Winner will be notified by mail, phone, or e-mail.  Winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability/Publicity within ten (10) days of notification or an alternate winner will be selected by a random drawing. All prize claims are subject to verification. Prize will be delivered to and must be picked up at the Toyota Dealer where the winning entry has been presented, after receipt and verification of the forms. The Service Center, Ltd. will notify the winner when prize is available for pick-up. The winner has one month to claim the prize after The Service Center’s final notification or prize will be forfeited in its entirety.


3. PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize will be available to be won in this promotion: a 2011 Toyota Prius Model #1223, Estimate MSRP $25,744.  If prize is not picked up by the official winner at the dealership within time allowed, it will not be awarded. Winner is responsible for personal travel to and from designated dealership and any additional fees on Grand Prize including any local, state and federal taxes along with destination and delivery charges.


4. GENERAL RULES: The Promotion is open to legal residents of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Oklahoma, who have reached the age of 18 by November 1, 2010 and possess a valid U.S. driver’s license. Void where prohibited. Employees, agents, representatives of Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, dealerships, advertising and promotion agencies, printers of all promotion materials, and the families of each are not eligible. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Limit one prize per family/household.  Limit one entry per person. No substitutions or transfer of prizes permitted. In no event will Sponsor be liable for more than the stated prizes in Official rules.  Acceptance of prizes offered constitutes permission to use winner's name and/or likeness for advertising/trade purposes without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By entering, participants (i) agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion; (ii) agree to release and hold harmless Toyota, Gulf States Toyota, Toyota Dealer, GS Marketing, and The Service Center Ltd. from any claim regarding this promotion or its execution.


5. WAIVER:  By entering, participants (i) agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all matters relating to the Promotion; (ii) agree to release and hold harmless Toyota, Gulf States Toyota, Toyota Dealer, GS Marketing, The Service Center Ltd., and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, advertising and promotion agencies, distributors, retailers, and any other companies participating in the design, administration or fulfillment of this Promotion, and the officers, governors, directors, agents, and employees of each of these entities (collectively, the “Released Parties”) for personal injuries, death, damages, expenses or costs or losses of any kind resulting from participation or inability to participate in this Promotion or acceptance of or use or inability to use prizes or parts thereof including, without limitation, claims, suits, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light (whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.


6. PRIVACY: To have your name removed from our mailing list, please write us at: GST “Toyota’s Holiday Prius Giveaway”, P.O. Box 441827, Houston, TX 77244-1827. Toyota will not sell or provide a participant’s information to any third party.


7. WINNER LIST: For the names of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope after January 20, 2011, to GST “Toyota’s Holiday Prius Giveaway” Winner List, P.O. Box 441827, Houston, TX 77244-1827


8. SPONSOR: Gulf States Toyota, Houston, TX 77244.