Contest Rules

Contest Rules

Southwest Kia Exchange Program Event Instant Giveaway Official Rules



Promotion Dates: Eligible individuals will receive their mail pieces via U.S. Mail by 8/9/17 and may only participate in the Southwest Kia Promotion (“Promotion”) from  8/9/17 through the close of business on 9/4/17 (“Promotion Period”).


Odds of winning:  Odds of winning are the following: 2017 Kia Sorento (max. value $25,000.00) or $25,000.00 Cash – 1:1100000, $2,500.00 Cash – 1:1100000, $1,000.00 Cash – 5:1100000, $500.00 Cash – 1:1100000, $100.00 Cash-1:1100000.


Who May Enter:  Promotion is open to legal residents of the United States, aged 18 or older as of 8/9/17, who reside within 100 miles of Southwest Kia, who have a valid U.S. driver’s license, and who are the direct and intended recipients of an eligible Promotion mail piece via the U.S. Postal Service, except the following persons who are not eligible to participate:

  1. Individuals residing outside of the eligible area stated above; and
  2. Employees, officers, and directors of any participating dealership, JS Direct Marketing, LLC (“Sponsor”), any company of any kind associated in any way with this Promotion, each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, printers, and advertising and promotional agencies, and members of the immediate families, regardless of where they reside, or households, whether or not related, of any of the above. For purposes of this Promotion, ‘immediate family members” is defined as parents, grandparents, siblings, children, grandchildren and their respective spouses.


Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void outside the eligible area stated above and where prohibited


How to Play:   A total of approximately one million one hundred thousand (1100000) mail pieces will be distributed for this Promotion via U.S. Mail to a database of persons residing within the designated 100-mile radius of the participating dealerships listed below.  Each mail piece will be printed with a unique number.  One (1) winning unique number will be randomly selected for each prize available by an independent judging organization in a random drawing from among all eligible unique numbers distributed for the Promotion following the distribution of all mail pieces via U.S. Mail.  Each participating dealership will display the official prize winning unique number(s) and the corresponding prize description for each selected winning unique number during normal business hours throughout the Promotion Period.


To determine if you have won, take your mail piece in person to the nearest participating dealership as printed on your mail piece (or any participating dealer location) (see list of dealers below) by the close of business on 9/4/17. Maximum of one mailer per individual or household.  No one may participate in this Promotion on behalf of another individual, or using a mail piece addressed to another individual.  Compare the unique number printed on your mail piece to the winning unique number(s) on display at a participating dealership.  If the unique number printed on your mail piece exactly matches, in the same order, one of the winning unique number(s) posted at the dealership, you will be eligible to claim the corresponding prize, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules (see “Claiming the Prize” section below).


Original potentially winning mail piece(s), must be redeemed in person at a participating dealership, and presented and surrendered to an authorized dealer representative by close of business on 9/4/17.  If prize is unclaimed, it will not be awarded.


Participating dealers for this Promotion:


Southwest Kia 39650 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy Dallas TX 75237
Southwest Kia 1919 Oates Dr Mesquite TX 75150
Southwest Kia 1790 I-30 Frontage Rd Rockwall TX 75087
Southwest Kia 600 Jeffrey Way Round Rock TX 78665
Southwest Kia 13573 N Hwy 183 Austin TX 78750


The winning number(s) displayed in participating dealers may not be revealed over the phone or promoted or released in any form of media, including but not limited to the Internet.  Release of such information in any of these ways or any other manner not expressly allowed under these Official Rules may invalidate a potential winning mail piece and prize may be forfeited.


Any mail piece and/or number that is damaged in any manner, manipulated, duplicated, fraudulent, forged, destroyed, altered, copied, hand printed, or tampered with in any way, or is obtained outside authorized, legitimate channels, or contains any printing, production, typographical, mechanical or other errors or mechanical defects of any kind, will be considered null and void and will not be eligible for prize redemption.  Only qualifying, original mail pieces received in accordance with these Official Rules may be presented for prize claim.


A maximum of one (1) winning mail piece will be distributed for each prize available. Any act by any individual that changes the odds of winning in this Promotion or that results in multiple winning mail pieces being distributed in error will render all such mail pieces void and all such participants will be disqualified.  If typographical, printing or other errors, result in more than one valid prize claim, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in a random drawing from among all such valid prize claims received.  In no case will more than one (1) prize be awarded.


Claiming the Prize:  In order to be eligible to claim the prize, the claimant must be the direct and intended recipient of the potentially winning mail piece printed with the randomly selected winning unique number and be who is on file with Administrator. The qualifying mail piece presented for prize claim is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.


If the unique number printed on your mail piece exactly matches one of the winning unique numbers displayed in participating dealer(s), then you must do the following in order to claim the prize:

  1. Complete and sign the official prize claim form, available at the dealership.
  2. Make a photocopy of your mail piece clearly displaying the unique number, and retain for your own records.
  3. Submit the original mail piece printed with the winning unique number to an official dealership representative at the participating dealership location.
  4. Provide a photocopy of your valid driver’s license. The address on your valid driver’s license must exactly match the address as printed on your mail piece.

If the prize claim is submitted in any manner that is not specifically allowed under these Official Rules, the prize claim and corresponding mail piece will be void and such participant will not be eligible to win the prize.


Mail piece submitted for prize claim is subject to verification of all of the following: the original mail piece itself and the unique number printed on it; the winning unique number posted at the dealerships, claimant’s identity, eligibility under these Official Rules, his/her driver’s license and proof of residence; claimant’s compliance with all of the provisions of these Official Rules.  Claimant may be required to submit to a phone and/or personal interview to verify his/her eligibility as set forth in these Official Rules, and will be required to execute documents attesting to his/her eligibility (as described below).



Prize (1):  2017 Kia Sorento (max. value $25,000.00) or $25,000.00 Cash  Prize (2): $2,500.00 Cash  Prize (3): $1,000.00 Cash (5 prizes) Prize (4): $500.00 Cash Prize (5): $100.00 Cash.  All prize details, including color and options if a vehicle, will be determined solely by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Winner will be required to present a copy of a valid U.S. driver’s license as a condition of receiving prize.  Failure to collect or properly claim the prize in accordance with these Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.  If forfeited for any reason, winner will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded.  Prize will be awarded only if properly claimed in accordance with these Official Rules.  Prize is non-transferable and may not be transferred, substituted or redeemed or exchanged for cash or any other prize except as provided herein.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Winner must take delivery of prize from designated dealership where s/he redeemed his/her winning mail piece, or as otherwise instructed by Sponsor.  All other costs related to prize acceptance, delivery and use not specified herein as being provided are the responsibility of the winner, including but not limited to all federal, state, local and income taxes.


Winner Notification: Potential winner will be required to complete and return, within five (5) days of date of receipt of written notification, a prize acceptance form, a W-9 form,  and an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (where legally permissible).  If such documents are not fully executed and returned within the specified time period, if prize notification is returned as undeliverable or if potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules the prize will be forfeited.  Winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the actual value of the prize.


Additional Rules & Restrictions:  By participating in this Promotion, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor relating to the Promotion, which shall be final and binding.  All mail pieces and other materials submitted for this Promotion become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  False, fraudulent or deceptive mail pieces, numbers, prize claims or acts shall render entrants ineligible (and all associated mail pieces, numbers and/or prize claims will be void).  Any person attempting to submit a fraudulent mail piece and/or number or who attempts to defraud Sponsor in any manner in connection with this Promotion may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.  In the event an individual wins the prize and is later is found to be in violation of any of these Official Rules, he/she will be required to forfeit the prize or to compensate Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if the prize has already been used.   A polygraph test maybe required to further verify claim. A polygraph test that reveals any fraudulent activity or non-compliance with any rules outlined herein may result in a claim denial. Participation in this Promotion constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designated agencies to use entrant’s name, city and state of residence, voice, photograph and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising, promotion and trade in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further compensation, notification or permission unless prohibited by law.  By participating, participants agree to hold Sponsor, participating dealerships, and any company of any kind associated in any way with this Promotion, and each their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, printers, and advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) harmless from and against any and all claims, damages and liability of any kind arising from or in connection with the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of the prize (including any injury or harm resulting from the use of the vehicle), or participation in the Promotion and assume all liability therefore.  Released Parties are not responsible for any human, technical, typographical, printing or other error which may occur in connection with the Promotion, including errors in Promotion-related materials, in the printing or advertising of these Official Rules, the administration of the Promotion, the processing of numbers or in the announcement of winner. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected, delayed, illegible, undelivered, inaccurate or incomplete mail, mail pieces, numbers or prize claims. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion if fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the integrity of the Promotion, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Mail pieces and numbers will be void if found to be photocopied, reproduced, altered, forged, defaced, tampered with, mutilated, stolen, unauthorized or illegible in any way.  Mail pieces and numbers will also be void if defective or if they contain printing or other mechanical errors or are printed or produced in error.



In Case of Disputes:  Each participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, or the prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court within the State of Missouri; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Promotion, and in no event will any participant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or any other legal costs; and (3) 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. 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 this Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Missouri, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Missouri or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Missouri.


Winner’s Name: For the name of the prize winner (available after 9/4/17), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 9/4/17 to: Southwest Kia – Winner’s Name, JS Direct Marketing, LLC, 1660 Fenpark Dr., Fenton, MO 63026


Name Removal: If you do not wish to receive future mailings in connection with sweepstakes or contests from the sponsor named below, please mail request to: Southwest Kia, c/o JS Direct Marketing, LLC, 1660 Fenpark Dr., Fenton, MO  63026.


Sponsor: JS Direct Marketing, LLC, 1660 Fenpark Dr., Fenton, MO  63026.