The Guide Outdoors Network Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. You must be 18 years of age or older as of 11/04/09 to enter *The Guide Outdoors Network Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes begins at 12:00 midnight CST on 11/04/09 and ends at 11:59 P.M. CST 10/31/2010 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes is sponsored by The Guide Outdoors Network (Sponsor), and is administered by Fulfillment Systems, Inc., an independent judging organization.


Online Entry:
Visit a member of the Guide Outdoors Network:,, or and complete the official online entry form in it's entirety. You will be asked to provide your first and last name, street address, e-mail address and phone number. This information will never be sold, traded or shared with anyone other than the Sponsor.

Monthly Prizes will be awarded in (12) twelve separate drawings, held as indicated in the table below. You may also earn up to (10) additional chances to win when you click on the “Tell a Friend” icon button and provide up to 10 names and valid e-mail addresses of friends and family members. Additional entries only apply, for each e-mail address you refer, that signs up for a newsletter. Additional entries will apply for the month the referral was confirmed. Additionally you will receive an additional entry for the Grand Prize drawing. Online entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of the entry. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an e-mail entry, the entry will be assumed to have been submitted by the holder of the e-mail account.

Mail Entry:
To enter by mail, send a 3x5 card on which you have printed your first and last name, street address and phone number to: The Guide Outdoors Network Sweepstakes Entry, P.O. Box 3041, St Cloud, MN 56397-3041. To qualify for the monthly prize drawing, you must enter the sweepstakes each month for that month's drawing and your entry must be received by the mail-in entry period deadline for that month. Limit one entry per envelope. Photocopies or mechanical reproductions of mail-in entries not permitted. For Both Entry Methods, Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. All entries become the property of The Guide Outdoors Network and will not be returned.

Winner Selection:
All monthly prizes will be awarded in random drawings (12) held as indicated in the table below from among all eligible entries received during each entry period. Odds of winning a Prize will depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Prize winners will be notified by phone or by mail. Please note: All times are Central Standard Time (CST). Non winning entries will not roll over to subsequent monthly entry periods.

Monthly Drawing Schedule:

  Online entry period Mail-in Entry Period
(Received by)
Drawing 1 11/04/09 (12:00 a.m.) - 11/30/09 (11:59 p.m.) 11/04/09 - 12/7/09 12/15/09
Drawing 2 12/1/09 (12:00 a.m.) - 12/31/09 (11:59 p.m.) 12/1/09 - 1/7/2010 1/15/10
Drawing 3 1/1/2010 (12:00 a.m.) - 1/31/2010 (11:59 p.m.) 1/1/2010 - 2/7/2010 2/15/10
Drawing 4 2/1/2010 (12:00 a.m.) - 2/28/2010 (11:59 p.m.) 2/1/2010 - 3/7/2010 3/15/10
Drawing 5 3/1/2010 (12:00 a.m.) - 3/31/2010 (11:59 p.m.) 3/1/2010 - 4/7/2010 4/15/10
Drawing 6 4/1/2010 (12:00 a.m.) - 4/30/2010 (11:59 p.m.) 4/1/2010 - 5/7/2010 5/15/10
Drawing 7 5/1/2010 (12:00 a.m.) - 5/31/2010 (11:59 p.m.) 5/1/2010 - 6/7/2010 6/15/10
Drawing 8 6/1/2010 (12:00 a.m.) - 6/30/2010 (11:59 p.m.) 6/1/2010 - 7/7/2010 7/15/10
Drawing 9 7/1/2010 (12:00 a.m.) - 7/31/2010 (11:59 p.m.) 7/1/2010 - 8/7/2010 8/15/10
Drawing 10 8/1/2010 (12:00 a.m.) - 8/31/2010 (11:59 p.m.) 8/1/2010 - 9/7/2010 9/15/10
Drawing 11 9/1/2010 (12:00 a.m.) - 9/30/2010 (11:59 p.m.) 9/1/2010 - 10/7/2010 10/15/10
Drawing 12 10/1/2010 (12:00 a.m.) - 10/31/2010 (11:59 p.m.) 10/1/2010 - 11/7/2010 11/15/10

The Final Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about 11/15/2010, from among all cumulative eligible entries received during the entire “Sweepstakes Period”. The random drawing will be held by Fulfillment Systems, Inc., an independent judging organization whose decisions are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.


(1) Grand Prize: consisting of $25,000 Cash (awarded in the form of a check) and (1) Trip for Two, to Hawaii. Grand Prize Trip consists of round trip coach class air transportation for the winner and one (1) guest from the major commercial airport near the winner's residence to Honolulu, Oahu. This trip includes 7 days/6 nights in Hawaii (Approximate Retail Value of Grand Prize: $30,800). Actual value of the Grand Prize may vary based on airfare fluctuation, location of the destination relative to the departure city and timing of the trip. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses not specified in these Official Rules including but not limited to ground transportation, meals, incidentals, tips, telephone calls or other personal expenses or hotel charges incurred during the trip. All travel is based on availability, excludes holiday periods and other blackout periods. The trip must be taken between April 1, 2011 and August 31, 2011). or the trip will be forfeited in its entirety and no compensation will be awarded. Winner must make all travel arrangements through. the Sponsor to be completed by 1/15/2011. If the winner is unable to take required action by stated dates (I.e., make travel arrangements by 1/15/2011 and complete prize travel by 8/31/2011), the prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner will be selected. The winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary. The Grand Prize Winner will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity and Liability release within 14 days of the date of notification or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. Guest of the Grand Prize Winner will be required to sign and return a Liability and Publicity Release, prior to issuance of the travel documents. Winners agree for Sponsor to use their name and/or likeness in any promotion activities without further compensation except where prohibited by law. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash and prize substitutions will not be allowed, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any taxes or fees which may arise and be due or asserted on account of the prize shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. Grand Prize winner will receive a 1099 tax form for the value of the Grand Prize. Approximate retail value of Grand Prize is: $30,800.

There will be a total of (12) monthly prizes consisting of: (1) First Prize - $100 Gift Certificate for each of the 12 monthly drawings; Total ARV of all First Prizes is $1,200.
Total Approximate Retail Value of all available prizes is: $32,000

You must be 18 years of age or older, as of November 4, 2009 to be eligible to participate in The Guide Outdoors Network Sweepstakes. Offered and open only to legal residents fo the 50 United States and District of Columbia (excluding Florida). Sweepstakes is void in Florida, Puerto Rico, and other U.S. Territories and possessions. The Guide Outdoors Network, their parent, their respecitve affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family members of each are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

By entering, participants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Official Judging Agency, which shall be final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The Guide Outdoors Network, its officers, directors, agents and employees are not responsible or liable for: 1) incorrectly sent or received electronic or mailed entries; 2) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, internet or computer problems; 3) errors or delays in sending entries; 4) any events beyond the control of the sponsor, which causes the Sweepstakes to be stopped; 5) any losses or damages caused by the acceptance or use of the prize or from participation in the sweepstakes; or 6) any printing or typographical errors in any materials relating to the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor and its independent judging organization may stop you from participating in the Sweepstakes if you repeatedly ignore the Sweepstakes Official Rules or act: a) in a manner they determine to be not fair; b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or the Sponsor; or c) in any other disruptive manner.

For a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 11/15/2010 to: The Guide Outdoors Network Sweepstakes Rules, P.O. Box 3041, St. Cloud, MN 56397-3041. For the names of the prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 11/15/2010 to: The Guide Outdoors Network Sweepstakes Winners List, P.O. Box 3041, St Cloud, MN 56397-3041

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