WE Fest Sweepstakes Official Rules


ELIGIBILITY: Buckle's WE Fest Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the United States, except Rhode Island, Florida, New York, and the District of Columbia (void in Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions and all overseas military installations) who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older as of July 3, 2017, with access to the Internet at all times during the Sweepstakes Period (as defined below) and subsequent Prize Award Period (as defined below). All employees of The Buckle, Inc. and Buckle Brands, Inc. (collectively, “Sponsor” or “Buckle”) and their parent corporations, subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, licensees, prize providers, contractors or agents (all of the foregoing, together with Sponsor collectively, ("Sweepstakes Entities"), and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses) and those living in the same household of each (whether legally related or not), are ineligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. Entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes your full and unconditional acceptance of these official rules ("Official Rules").

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes entry period begins at 12:00 AM (CT) on 7/3/17, and ends at 11:59 PM (CT) on 7/23/17 (the "Sweepstakes Period"). Winners (defined below) will be selected from entries properly submitted to the Sweepstakes.

SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY INSTRUCTIONS: There are two ways to enter: (1) See a Teammate to enter at a participating store, or (2) by mail-in entry. No other methods of entry will be accepted. Stop at a participating Buckle location and see a Teammate to enter on an in-store iPad. One entry per email address only. IPad entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the account or e-mail address through which the entry was submitted. Participating Buckle store locations:

  • Store 131, West Acres Shopping Ctr., Fargo, ND
  • Store 84, Columbia Mall, Grand Forks, ND
  • Store 76, Crossroads Ctr., Saint Cloud, MN
  • Store 291, Eden Prairie Center, Eden Prairie, MN
  • Store 326, The Shoppes @ Arbor Lakes, Maple Grove, MN
  • Store 166, Ridgedale Center, Minnetonka, MN
  • Store 176, Mall of America, Bloomington, MN
  • Store 129, Rosedale Shopping Center, Roseville, MN
  • Store 504, Maplewood Mall, Saint Paul, MN
  • Store 141, Aberdeen Mall, Aberdeen, SD
  • Store 282, Burnsville Center, Burnsville, MN
  • Store 155, Kirkwood Mall, Bismarck, ND
  • Store 451, Dakota Square, Minot, ND
  • Store 70, Valley View Mall, La Cross, WI
  • Store 80, Oakwood Mall, Eau Claire, WI

  • ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF ENTRY: To enter by mail-in entry, participant must fill out a 3x5 post card with participant's name, address, telephone number and email address and mail postage paid to The Buckle, Inc., Attn: WE Fest Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 1480, Kearney, NE 68848-1480. Mail-in entries must be received by the end of the Sweepstakes Period. The Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, misplaced, illegible, mutilated, incomplete or undelivered entries, and such entries will be deemed invalid. Limit one entry per person. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

    PUBLICITY: As a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, except where prohibited by law, each entrant by entering and each Prize Winner by accepting the Prize grants to the Sweepstakes Entities a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license and right to publicize, broadcast, display and/or otherwise use the Sweepstakes entrant's name, city, state and biographical material in any media now known or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity for advertising and publicity purposes, without additional review, compensation, permission or approval.

    SELECTION OF SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS: Two (2) Grand Prize Winners and ten (10) First Prize Winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or before July 25, 2017. The Prize Winners will be selected from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The Prize Winners will be notified via the e-mail address as provided by that Winner to Buckle in the Sweepstakes entry within forty-eight (48) hours after the drawing ("Prize Award Period"). The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, the judge of the Sweepstakes, whose decisions on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding. At the sole discretion of Sponsor, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: (1) a Prize Winner's failure to respond to notification promptly after its transmission; (2) the return of an email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts; (3) a Prize Winner's failure to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity and residency or a properly completed Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release and Form W- 9, if requested by Sponsor; (4) a Prize Winner's failure to validly claim the prize by July 31, 2017 and (5) any other non-compliance with the Official Rules. In the event of prize forfeiture, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate winner.

    PRIZE DESCRIPTIONS: Ten (10) "First Prizes": Prize Winner and one guest (“Guest”) (who must be at least 13 years of age and if a minor, be the child or legal ward of the Prize Winner) will win a pair of 3-Day General Admission tickets along with a campsite pass to WE Fest. Camp details can be found at wefest.com. Actual Retail Value is $315 per ticket (including fees/tax). Two (2) “Grand Prizes”: Prize Winner and one guest (“Guest”) (who must be at least 13 years of age and if a minor, be the child or legal ward of the Prize Winner) will win a pair of 3-Day Blue VIP Tickets along with a campsite pass to WE Fest. Camp details can be found at wefest.com. Actual Retail Value is $1065 per ticket (including fees/tax) per ticket. All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included as part of any prize package, and are solely the Prize Winner's responsibility. Prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable, except to a surviving spouse residing in the same household. No substitution allowed except, at Sponsor's sole discretion, a prize of equal or greater value. The Prizes will be awarded provided they are validly claimed by July 31, 2017, after which no alternate winners will be selected, nor unclaimed prizes awarded. All taxes on the Prizes, if any, and other expenses related to accepting and/or using the Prizes not listed in these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of each Winner, who will receive an IRS Form 1099-MISC reflecting the final actual value of the Prize, if applicable. The Prizes will be emailed to winner’s email address provided.

    GENERAL RULES: By entering or participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes Entities' websites, and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information or technical failures of any kind, (2) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; or (3) any other computer, network, technical, human or other error, problem or malfunction that may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or the selection or notification of winners. Further, if, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons outside the control of the Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof), Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof). In the event of such cancellation, termination, modification or suspension, Sponsor will select a Prize Winner(s) from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to such action. Sponsor also reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify the Entry of any individual found to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or any website operated by the Sweepstakes Entities; (b) using any robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like entry methods, which will void all such entries; (c) violating these Official Rules or the terms of service, conditions of use, and/or general rules of any Sponsor property or service; (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person; or (e) entering by using multiple accounts of the same social media platform, email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of the prize; participation in this Sweepstakes or in any activity or travel related thereto or from any interaction with computer Sweepstakes information. Sweepstakes Entities make no warranties, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished in connection with this Sweepstakes. Prizes pictured in advertising, marketing or promotional materials are for illustrative purposes only. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between statements contained in any such materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. SPONSOR (INCLUDING ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND AFFILIATES) EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY ARISING FROM USE OR REDEMPTION OF THE PRIZE.

    ENTRANT OBLIGATIONS: By entering, each entrant agrees to defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities from and against any and all losses, demands, damages, rights, claims, injuries, actions and liabilities of any kind arising out of or related to (i) entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes or (ii) entrant's participation in any prize-related activities (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s)). Prize Winners assume all liability for any injury, death, or damage caused, or allegedly caused, in whole or in part, by participating in this Sweepstakes or receipt, use or redemption of the prize. Any disputes that may arise hereunder shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of Nebraska without regard to the conflicts of laws principles of any jurisdiction. Venue with respect to any such disputes shall be had in the state and federal courts of the State of Nebraska. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In any cause of action, the Sweepstakes Entities' liability will be limited to two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00 USD), and in no event shall the Sweepstakes Entities be liable for attorneys' fees and/or experts' fees and costs. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant waives the right to claim any additional damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, incidental or indirect damages.

    PERSONAL INFORMATION: The personal information collected through this Sweepstakes is subject to Buckle’s Privacy Policy. By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree to the use of your personal information as described in the above Privacy Policy.

    WINNERS' LIST REQUESTS: For notification of the Winner(s), visit https://www.buckle.com/guest-services/promotions/sweeps-winners from August 15, 2017 to September 15, 2017.

    SPONSOR: The Buckle, Inc., a Nebraska corporation, 2407 West 24th Street, Kearney, Nebraska.