Official Rules - #ShowYourMonroe Sweepstakes
Monroe wants to thank our customers and promote their efforts for keeping many vehicles’ performance in tip-top condition by choosing Monroe Shock and Struts. All you have to do is share a photo of your shop, Monroe memorabilia, or any Monroe products and use the hashtag #ShowYourMonroe and #sweeps to enter in a weekly drawing. There will be four (4) weekly winners, one (1) will be drawn each week. The winners will be announced on or about June 9th, June 16th, June 23rd, and July 1st via Instagram and Facebook. The Grand Prize winner will be announced via Instagram and Facebook on July 2nd.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: The Monroe “Show Your Monroe” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are the age of majority or older in their state or district of residence at the time of entry. Employees of Tenneco Automotive Operating Company, Inc. a Delaware corporation (“Tenneco” or “Sponsor”), its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and any other company involved in the Sweepstakes, and the immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, and any of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the households of such individuals, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on June 1st at 12:00:00 a.m. ET and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on June 30st, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

TO ENTER: There are two ways to enter.
  1. Via Facebook: Post a photo on Facebook of your shop with Monroe memorabilia or Monroe products, or installation of Monroe products, using the hashtags #ShowYourMonroe and #sweeps during the Sweepstakes Period to receive one (1) entry into the drawing for the weekly prize / the grand prize.
  2. OR
  3. Via Instagram: Post a photo on Instagram of your shop with Monroe memorabilia or Monroe products, or installation of Monroe products, using the hashtags #ShowYourMonroe and #sweeps during the Sweepstakes Period to receive one (1) entry into the drawing for the weekly prize / the grand prize.

Limit one entry per social media site; with a maximum of one entry per person. For a valid entry, your applicable social media account cannot be set to “private.” Sponsor is unable to track your posts for entry purposes if your account is set to private.

You must enter using only a valid Instagram or Facebook account registered in your name. Account registrations are determined by the applicable social media site, so Sponsor cannot guarantee that each individual will be able to secure an account in order to participate in this Sweepstakes. If you do not already have a Facebook or Instagram account, one can be opened for free by visiting the applicable site and following the procedures to set-up an account or by downloading the Facebook and/or Instagram application from the Apple Store or Google Play. All entries must comply with the terms and conditions for the applicable social media site.

Potential winners may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she controls the Instagram/Facebook Account associated with the winning entry. Entries that have been generated by a script, macro, bot or any other automated means will be deemed void. You may not create or enter with multiple Instagram or Facebook accounts. If more than one entry is received by the same person via any of the above methods, Sponsor may disqualify all entries from that person.

Entries that don’t meet the criteria herein will be ineligible. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the social media account used at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address or social media account as applicable by an Internet service provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning accounts for the domain associated with the relevant account.

Posted materials must, in the sole discretion of Sponsor:
  • Feature an image of your shop with Monroe memorabilia or Monroe products, or installation of Monroe products;
  • be completed by the entrant;
  • include the hashtags #ShowYourMonroe and #sweeps;
  • be submitted only once via social media site;
  • be intended for a family audience and contain only content that is suitable for all persons and all ages;
  • not contain or transmit any materials that contain software viruses or other computer code, files or programs designed to impair, limit, interfere with or cause harm to any communications network;
  • not contain or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, “commercial pitch,” promotional materials, junk mail, spam, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation;
  • not contain any trademarks or copyright-protected works of parties other than Sponsor or unless properly licensed by you and in any event not infringe any other intellectual property right or publicity/privacy right of any person or entity;
  • be submitted in a format and size acceptable to the applicable social media site;
  • not show you or anyone else in any state of undress or in inappropriate attire, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion;
  • not contain the last name, phone number(s), address, or email address of any person, including you;
  • be a personal photo of the you or someone you are affiliated with and have the necessary permissions as set forth herein and must NOT include any famous or notable entity or person(s) whether living or deceased, or images of any creative works of a third party, unless you have verifiable permission to use such content, which will be provided to Sponsor upon request;
  • may include images of persons other than the you; however, any prize awarded will be awarded ONLY to the you. All persons featured in the photo must acknowledge that they are not being entered in the Promotion and are not eligible to win the prize and must be either the age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence or have the permission of their parent or guardian, and at the request of Sponsor, you must be able to provide a privacy release that covers any individual included in the photo;
  • not include any of the following: (a) materials relating to lotteries or gambling; (b) explicit content, images of violence, or promotion of illegal activities; (c) libelous, defamatory, disparaging, tortious or slanderous materials; (d) content that denigrates, disparages or reflects negatively on Sponsor; (e) tobacco, e-cigarettes, alcohol or drugs; (f) dangerous stunts; (g) real weapons of any kind including, but not limited to, guns, knives or projectiles; (h) material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or any other basis protected by federal, state, territory, provincial or local law, ordinance, or regulation; (i) material that is unlawful, or otherwise in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state/territory/province where the entry is created; and (j) materials that are sexually explicit or include any other content that Sponsor finds objectionable or in poor taste in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Normal time, toll, connection and usage rates, if any, charged by your Internet Service Provider will apply. Except where prohibited, by submitting an entry, entrant grants Sponsor and those acting under its authority permission to use his/her name, photographs, images, posts, and any other materials submitted, at any time or times, for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation, in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the Internet, without notice, review or approval. All entries and physical submissions become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor, Instagram and Facebook are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled posts/entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Only entries which comply with all requirements outlined herein are eligible.

PRIZES/ODDS OF WINNING:
One (1) Weekly Winner: A Monroe prize pack including one (1) Monroe T-Shirt, 1 pair of Monroe Sunglasses, 1 Monroe Pin, 2 Monroe Decals, and 1 Monroe Article. Approximate retail value: USD $20.00. The odds of winning the weekly prize pack depend on the number of eligible entries received for the entire Sweepstakes Period to the date. All details of the prize not set forth herein will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. All entrants and entries are subject to verification prior to the awarding of a prize, as are the eligibility, age and other claims of information provided by a potential prize winner. Limit one weekly prize per person. One (1) Grand Prize Winner: A Monroe Summer Prize Package including one (1) Monroe Corn hole set, two (2) Monroe folding chairs, and one (1) grill set. Approximate retail value: USD $260.00. The odds of winning the prize pack depends on the number of eligible entries received for the entire Sweepstakes Period. All details of the prize not set forth herein will be determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. All entrants and entries are subject to verification prior to the awarding of a prize, as are the eligibility, age and other claims of information provided by a potential prize winner.

Total ARV of all prizes: $340.

WEEKLY PRIZE WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: One (1) Weekly Prize winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received to the date of the Sweepstakes Period when each weekly prize drawing occurs. Sponsor’s decisions regard the outcome of the drawings and all other Sweepstakes matters are final binding. The weekly drawings will be conducted as follows:

Week 1: A random drawing will be conducted on or about June 9, 2018 from all eligible entries received before 11:59:59 ET, June 8, 2018

Week 2: A random drawing will be conducted on or about June 16, 2018 from all eligible entries received before 11:59:59 ET, June 15, 2018.

Week 3: A random drawing will be conducted on or about June 23, 2018 from all eligible entries received before 11:59:59 ET, June 22, 2018.

Week 4: A random drawing will be conducted on or about July 1, 2018 from all eligible entries received before 11:59:59 ET, June 30, 2018.

The potential winner will be notified via a direct Instagram or Facebook message, at Sponsor’s discretion. The potential winner must contact the Sponsor via a direct message within three days to claim the prize. If the potential winner does not contact the Sponsor within three days or the Sponsor is unable to reach the potential winner for any reason, the potential winner will forfeit the prize and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner by random draw from among all eligible entries received prior to the entry cut-off date for the applicable weekly drawing. Sponsor is not responsible for any change to a potential winner’s Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook account information, email address or related contact information.

GRAND PRIZE WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: One (1) Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the entire Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor’s decisions regarding the outcome of the drawings and all other Sweepstakes matters are final and binding. The Grand Prize drawing will be held on or about July 2, 2018. The potential winner will be notified via a direct Instagram or Facebook message, at Sponsor’s discretion. The potential winner must contact the Sponsor via a direct message within three days to claim the prize. If the potential winner does not contact the Sponsor within three days or the Sponsor is unable to reach the potential winner for any reason, the potential winner will forfeit the prize and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner by random draw from among all eligible entries received. Sponsor is not responsible for any change to a potential winner’s Instagram or Facebook account information, email address or related contact information.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Winner is solely responsible for any federal, state and local taxes on prize. No cash equivalent or substitution of prize is offered, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. No transfer of prize will be permitted. By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. If prize is not properly claimed, it may not be awarded. If prize cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with another prize of equal or greater value. If for any reason this Sweepstakes cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, or if the Sweepstakes is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes and award the prizes based on random draw from all eligible entries received prior to the cessation of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, who behaves in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner in Sponsor’s sole discretion, or who enters using multiple social media accounts or any automatic or programmed entry duplication method that is prohibited under these rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision or any other provision of these Official Rules.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Sponsor, Instagram and Facebook from any third party claims: (i) arising out of your participation in this Sweepstakes or use of any prize; (ii) arising out of any breach of your warranties, representations and obligations herein; (iii) that your post infringes such third-party’s intellectual property or publicity/privacy rights; or (iv) that your post violates the law in any way.

WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND THE MLB ENTITIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASES: No liability or responsibility is assumed by Sponsor from entrant’s participation in, or attempt to participate in, the Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical errors in marketing materials, the announcement of prizes or these Official Rules. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release Sponsor, Facebook, Inc. and Instagram Inc. (“Released Parties”) from any and all claims, damages or liabilities arising from or relating to such entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes. By accepting a prize, recipient agrees to release and hold the Released Parties, and their officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, harmless from and against any liability for injuries, including death, losses or damages of any kind to persons or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Sweepstakes, and/or from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize.

BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS' FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES; AND (4) ENTRANT'S REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO EVERY ENTRANT.

Except where prohibited, by accepting a prize, winner grants Sponsor and those acting under its authority permission to use his/her name, photograph, posts, voice and/or likeness, image, biographical information and statements, at any time or times, for advertising, trade, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation, in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, and on the Internet, without notice, review or approval.

GOVERNING LAW & JURISDICTION: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof. Entrants consent to jurisdiction and venue in, and agree that any claims or disputes shall be resolved exclusively in, the federal and state courts located in Cook County, Illinois.

WINNER’S LIST: Sponsor will list the weekly winner via its social media channels on or after June 9th, June 16th, June 23rd, and July 2nd, 2018.

SPONSOR: Tenneco Automotive Operating Company Inc., 1 International Dr., Monroe, MI 48161

Instagram and Facebook are not sponsors of or affiliated with this Sweepstakes in any way.