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TGC Bacon Bash Giveaway

Official Rules


The Gun Collective Bacon Bash Giveaway

Official Rules


PROMOTION PERIOD: The Gun Collective (“TGC”) Bacon Bash Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on September 1, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on September 15, 2017 (the “Promotion Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 48 Contiguous United States and District of Columbia, who have reached age of majority in state of residence at time of entry and legally eligible to own and possess a firearm. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, board members, advisory committee members, directors, officers, or agents of The Gun Collective (the “Sponsor”), Marden-Kane, Inc. (the “Administrator”), (collectively the “Releasees”) their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, or any other suppliers to Sponsor and the immediate families (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in households of each, whether or not related are ineligible. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

Each person who participates in the Sweepstakes (each “Entrant”) unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with, abide by, and have all participation subject to these Official Rules, and any other additional rules on the Sweepstakes Page, and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding with respect to all aspects of the sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon being compliant with these Official Rules and fulfilling all other requirements set forth herein.

HOW TO ENTER: There are two ways to enter:

1) Eligible individuals who make an online purchase on Sponsor’s website at will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry for each $5.00 spent (example: purchase $100 of product from and receive 20 entries into the Sweepstakes). No limit on number of entries received with a purchase on

2) To enter without purchase, hand write the following: print your name, address, city, state, zip code, e-mail address, telephone number and date of birth on a 4x6 postcard, insert into a #10 envelope (1 postcard per envelope) and mail to: TGC Bacon Bash Giveaway – P.O. Box 698, Syosset, NY 11791-0698 (each envelope must be mailed individually- bulk (multiple entries in one shipping package) mailings will not be accepted). Mail-in entries must be postmarked by September 13, 2017 and received by September 15, 2017. Earn 5 entries per envelope received. No photo copies, facsimiles or reproductions of mail-in entry requests will be accepted. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, stolen, incomplete, illegible, postage due, or misdirected entries. Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery. Note: If merchandise is returned prior to September 15, 2017, qualified entries will be void.

All information must be complete to be eligible. Personal information collected from entrant is used only for the purpose of the Sweepstakes and will not be re-used, sold or shared in any manner, unless entrant agrees to receive further information on Sponsor’s or prize partner’s products and promotions. Use of computer programs and/or other automated devices to enter sweepstakes is prohibited.

DRAWING: A random drawing will be conducted on or about September 18, 2017, under the supervision of Marden-Kane, Inc., an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.  

PRIZE: POF Revolution Rifle and a Hunting Trip (Winner only) hosted by Jon Patton and The Gun Collective.


Total approximate retail value of Grand Prize: $3,899.


Rifle Prize Restrictions:  Prize winners must be eligible to own and possess a firearm in their state of residence; where applicable, must possess any required firearms permits/licenses for ownership and possession of the firearm portion of the prize package; and must pass a background check to be eligible (i.e., must not be a “prohibited person” under applicable laws).


Transfer: It is the responsibility of the contest winner to comply with all NFA requirements and all federal, state and local regulations. The qualifying contest winner is responsible for the transfer fee. Transfer of the awarded rifle will be done pursuant to a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL holder). The contest winner is responsible for any fees charged by the FFL holder. The FFL holder will conduct a background check prior to transferring the items to the winner. The contest winner is also responsible for any and all applicable transfer costs, taxes, and license fees.


If Winner does not meet all restrictions/requirements as stated above or the firearm is not legal in their state of residence, city, municipality, etc., they will forfeit this part of the prize with no compensation.


Trip Prize Details: The Trip package includes; roundtrip coach-class air transportation for one (1) from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to Mobile, Alabama Airport; 5 days and 4 nights lodging accommodations determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (single room, double occupancy), (telephone calls, tips and other incidentals and costs are not included) and hunting license (as required). Trip is subject to availability and blackout dates. Travel must be roundtrip. Travel must be completed by October 2017. Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Travel is subject to these Terms and Conditions and the terms and conditions set forth by the Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. If the winner lives within two hours of the trip destination (as determined by Sponsor), the winner will receive local transportation between winner’s home and the available hotel accommodations in lieu of any air transportation. The winner must be available to travel on dates and times as specified by Sponsor. Sponsor will determine the airline carrier and hotel in its sole discretion. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Winner must possess all required, valid travel documents in order to travel. Failure to meet these requirements will result in forfeiture of the trip portion of the prize. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, certificates, or prize items. In the event the winner engages in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal, unsafe or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip or other applicable experience early, in whole or in part, and send the winner home with no further compensation. All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specifically listed above as being provided, including, without limitation, additional ground transportation, luggage fees, meals, snacks, beverages, mini-bar, entertainment, tips, souvenirs, personal expenses, damages to hotel rooms, any equipment to be used in connection with the prize are solely prize winner’s responsibility. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any participant if, in their sole discretion, such participant is not in alignment with Sponsor’s values or if awarding a prize to the participant could result in public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or could reflect unfavorably on Sponsor.


GENERAL RULES: No substitution or transfer of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prize Winner is responsible for the payment of taxes on the prize and for any other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the prize. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value at any time during the duration of the Sweepstakes.


Entrants agree that the Releasees (Sponsor (The Gun Collective) and Administrator (Marden-Kane, Inc.)), their parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, and their respective officers, managers, members, directors, employees, representatives and agents will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any and all liability, including but not limited to any death, injury, loss or damage of any kind, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize, participation or attempted participation in this Sweepstakes, or while traveling to, preparing for or participating in any prize related activity.

Potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified by phone, email or mail on or about September 19, 2017. Potential Grand Prize Winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility /Publicity and Liability Release (where legal) and travel release, within seven (7) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate Winner determined at random from among all eligible entries. If the potential Grand Prize Winner does not return the required documents within the stated timeframe, the corresponding Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Winner will be selected. Should the potential Winner (or any other alternate potential Winner) decide to decline the prize for any reason whatsoever, Sponsor shall have no further obligation to that potential Winner, and an alternate potential Winner will be selected, if time permits. Taxes related to the prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor and its agencies to use Winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.  By accepting a prize, Winner agrees to hold Releasees harmless against any and all claims and liability from any accident, loss or injury occurring from this promotion or in any way related to the prize or use/misuse thereof, or while traveling to and/or from a location to obtain or use a prize. Winner agrees to complete a separate liability waiver prior to embarking on the trip. No substitution or transfer of prize allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Releasees shall not be liable for any printing or other errors or for delays in mail service. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion are to be directed to the Sponsor at the address below.

INTERNET: Releasees and any Internet access or service providers are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry of entry information, human or other error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures of any telephone network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof, inability to access Web sites, or damage to a user's computer system (hardware or software) due to participation in this Sweepstakes.  If Sponsor determines, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the Sweepstakes or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes or if any non-compliance with the rules has occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue and/or terminate the Sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing to award the Prizes using all eligible, non-suspect entries received in the applicable drawing pool as of the promotion end date. If the Sweepstakes is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its end date, notice will be posted at Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor or its agents. Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The “authorized account” holder is the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Any online entries submitted by automated means, or third-party, will be disqualified. Entries will not be valid until received by Sponsor.

CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: This Promotion is offered only in the 48 Contiguous United States and DC and is governed by the laws of the State of Pennsylvania. By entering, entrants irrevocably consent to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Pennsylvania located in the county of Chester for any action, suit or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Promotion.

WINNERS: Winners name will be posted on following the confirmation of the Winner.

SPONSOR: The Gun Collective, PO Box 161, Sadsburyville, PA  19369.

ADMINISTRATOR: Marden-Kane, Inc., 575 Underhill Blvd, Syosset, NY  11791.

Rifle (Prize) Manufacturer is not a Sponsor or Participant in this Sweepstakes.

©2017. Marden-Kane, Inc. All rights reserved. These Official Rules may not be copied, edited, or used for any other purpose, commercial or otherwise, without the express written consent of Marden-Kane, Inc.