Hug a Hyundai Marathon

Hug A Hyundai - Christmas Edition
December 18, 2017 12 NOON

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We will be giving these amazing prizes! Participants must register in-person at the dealership.

2018 Sonata SE + $1000 Shopping Spree to Walmart, Best Buy or Academy
$3000 cash + $1000 Shopping Spree to Walmart, Best Buy or Academy
$2000 cash + $750 Shopping Spree to Walmart, Best Buy or Academy
$1500 cash + $500 Shopping Spree to Walmart, Best Buy or Academy
$1000 cash + $300 Shopping Spree to Walmart, Best Buy or Academy

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1.    No purchase is necessary. Void where prohibited.  All federal, state, and local regulations apply.
  This Contest is open only to legal U.S. residents who are active military/reserves or veteran age eighteen (18) years or older on the date that the "marathon" commences and hold a valid Social Security number. Registrations be a fire-fighter, peace officer or EMT. One participant (if selected) per household. Employees of Ron Carter Clear Lake / HA Automotive Investments, LLC., affiliates, related entities, promotional sponsors, prize providers, advertising agencies, and the immediate family members and household members of all such employees are not eligible to participate. The term "immediate family members" includes spouses, domestic partners, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and stepchildren.  The term "household members" shall also refer to people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Purchase will not increase odds of being selected as a contestant or winning.

2.    How to Enter. Entry methods for Contest will be to register in-person and entries must be received during the Contest Period (described above) to be eligible. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification.  Sponsor shall not be responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, inappropriate or misdirected entries, all of which will be disqualified.  In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address or telephone number used to enter will be deemed to be the participant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned the telephone number by the wireless carrier or an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.  Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. 

3.    Contestant, Alternate and Winner Selection. A number of contest participants and a number of alternates will be determined by a random drawing by the Sponsor as described above. The selected entrants will be contacted as described above (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these rules or the specific Contest rules AND that the participant will commit to being present at Ron Carter Hyundai at the the date and time (prior to marathon start time) named by the sponsor AND compete by "Hugging A Hyundai" as directed by Sponsor AND sign a waiver of liability). At the Sponsor's discretion, the Sponsor reserves the right to designate a number of persons to be contestants that are not subject to the drawing, including but not limited to previous "Hug A Hyundai" contestants.  From a number of those contacted that that make a verbal commitment will become "Contestants" and a number will be "Alternates". Alternates will compete ONLY if there is a insufficient number contestants checked-in. Alternates become Contestants as determined by the Sponsor. Contestants may not from the same household or be immediate family. The Contest will take place at Ron Carter Hyundai, 18100 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. A, Friendswood, TX as described above, each Contestant will at the direction of the Sponsor "Hug" the designated vehicle by continuously touching the vehicle using any part of both hands or chest. The "contestants contact area" will be marked on the vehicle. Sponsor may elect to have contestant change or maintain their position relative to the vehicle at any time for any reason. Contestants will be allowed to break contact with the vehicle or move their hand(s)/body from the marked "contestant contact area" only if instructed to do so by the Sponsor should this occur. "Breaks" of varying in length from 5 to 10 minutes every hour will be announced by the Sponsor. If at any other time, for any reason, Contestant fails to maintain contact with the vehicle as described above they will be disqualified. Each Contestant may utilize up to 2 comfort aids such as, but not limited to a pillow, blanket or jacket. Such Comfort Aids must be no larger than 24"x24"x6" when folded (if applicable). Food and drinks will be provided to contestants by the Sponsor, however Contestants may bring their own. The competition ends after 50 hours or when one contestant remains, whichever is first. In order to win the prizes listed, contestants must maintain contact the vehicle for AT LEAST 50 hours*. If in the event, no contestant remains past 50 hours, altermate prizes may be awarded at the Sponsor's discretion. Sponsor's decisions as to the administration and operation of Contest and the selection of potential winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. 
4.    Verification of Potential Winner. POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE CONTEST. The potential winner must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and/or the Office Rules of the specific Contest, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winner will be notified by email and/or telephone call, after the date of random drawing. The potential winner will be required to sign and return to sponsor, within three (3) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize, if applicable.  A winner who returns the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period will be deemed to have accepted the prize and thereafter will not be permitted to rescind their acceptance of the prize and/or return the prize.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and/or the liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. In the event that the potential winner of a contest prize is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.

5.    Prizes*. GRAND PRIZE 2018 Sonata SE + $1000 Shopping Spree to Walmart, Best Buy or Academy. 1st PLACE $3000 cash + $1000 Shopping Spree to Walmart, Best Buy or Academy. 2nd PLACE. $2000 cash + $750 Shopping Spree to Walmart, Best Buy or Academy. 3rd PLACE $1500 cash + $500 Shopping Spree to Walmart, Best Buy or Academy. 4th PLACE $1000 cash + $300 Shopping Spree to Walmart, Best Buy or Academy.

6.    Entry Conditions and Release. By entering this Contest, each participant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules, and the decisions of Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to any Contest; (b) release and hold harmless Sponsor, related and affiliated companies, participating sponsors, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest, and each of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant's entry or participation, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in a Contest, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant's participation in the Contest and/or entrant's acceptance, use, non-use or misuse of the prize.

7.    Publicity. Except where prohibited, participation in a Contest constitutes winner's consent to Sponsor's and its agents' use of winner's name, likeness, photograph & video, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration, unless otherwise prohibited by law.

8.    Taxes. All State, Local, Federal and or other taxes, duties, tariffs, title fees, licensing fees, or other fees for prizes awarded in any Contest become the sole responsibility of the winner.  All those who win a prize or prizes valued $600 or more in any given year will be issued an IRS Form 1099 to report their winnings.

9.    General Conditions. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify any Contest or any part of it prior to the start of the marathon and at anytime if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of a Contest or Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

10.    Limitations of Liability. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest or Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Contest or Sweepstakes or receipt or use, non-use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant's sole remedy is another entry in the Contest, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance or completion of the Contest, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. In event that production, technical, programming or any other reason causes more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.

11.    Disputes. Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with a Contest any prizes awarded, other than those concerning the administration of the Contest or the determination of the winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with a Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate state court located in Harris County, Texas; (iii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering a Contest, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (iv) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, 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 any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest or Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the of Texas.

12.    Entrant's Personal Information. Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor's Privacy Policy, which is available at under the "Privacy Policy" link. All entry blanks, forms, devices, and materials gathered during the course of entry, as well as all information contained on or within, shall become the sole property of Sponsor to be used, disposed of or destroyed in its sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information entered by website users, and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to a Cumulus radio station website.

13.    Contest Results. A winners list may be obtained thirty (30) days after the conclusion of a Contest by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to:

CONTEST SPONSOR: Ron Carter Hyundai, 18100 Gulf Freeway, Friendswood, TX 77546 Attn: Hug-A-Hyundai Winners