OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR ACCEPTANCE OF AN OFFER NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The North Georgia Credit Union Search for Sasquatch Contest (hereafter referred to as “NGCU Search for Sasquatch”) is sponsored by North Georgia Credit Union, 1067 Mize Road, P.O. Box 280, Toccoa, GA 30577 (“Credit Union”.) The NGCU Search for Sasquatch is governed by these Official Rules. By participating in the NGCU Search for Sasquatch, each entrant agrees to these Official Rules, including eligibility requirements. The NGCU Search for Sasquatch is subject to all federal, state, and municipal laws and is void where prohibited by law.

Eligibility

The NGCU Search for Sasquatch is open to legal residents of, both, the United States and the State of Georgia. Must be 18 years of age or older as of August 5, 2021, to enter. Officers, Directors, Audit/Supervisory Committee Members, Employees, Agents, Successors and Assignments of North Georgia Credit Union and their immediate family members (defined as living within the same household) are not eligible to win. Only one winner, within the same household, may be eligible to win during the entirety of NGCU Search for Sasquatch.

Entry

The NGCU Search for Sasquatch is scheduled to begin on August 5, 2021, (weather permitting) and ends no later than December 10, 2021, or at the time that the last Sasquatch has been located and returned to North Georgia Credit Union. In order to win the NGCU Search for Sasquatch Swag Basket (as described below) the participant must locate the NGCU Sasquatch (which will contain instructions for redemption on a clearly marked tag), post a selfie on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #NGCUSearchForSasquatch, and return the Sasquatch to North Georgia Credit Union at one of our three locations in Toccoa, Lavonia, or Hartwell, Georgia during regular business hours for the lobby as stated below.

Prize
An NGCU Search for Sasquatch Swag Basket, valued at over $100, will be awarded to the Sixteen (16) individuals that have located the Sasquatch, posted the appropriate photos to Facebook or Instagram,participant must be in possession of the Sasquatch in order to redeem the prize at a North Georgia Credit Union location. The odds of winning depend on the number of participants to hunt, and may vary based on participation, at each location.

In claiming the prize, the winner understands that any photos, videos, or promotional announcements may be used at the discretion of North Georgia Credit Union.

Toccoa Branch Office
1067 Mize Road
P.O. Box 280
Toccoa, GA 30577
Phone: 706-886-1441

Hartwell Branch Office
249 East Franklin Street
Hartwell, GA 30643
Phone: 706-376-6961

Lavonia Branch Office
11850 Augusta Road
Lavonia, GA 30553
Phone: 706-356-7001

Upon receiving the prize, the prize may be forfeited at the Credit Union’s sole discretion. The prize is neither transferable nor exchangeable and will be awarded only if entrant complies with these Official Rules. No other consideration will be paid. Participant will notify North Georgia Credit Union via social media post with a picture of the participant
at the location that the Sasquatch is found, with the Sasquatch being included in the photo.

In the event that the Sasquatch if located by multiple persons, it will the responsibility of the participants to divide the prize.

In the event the NGCU Search for Sasquatch is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, the Credit Union reserves the right to cancel, terminate, or suspend the NGCU Search for Sasquatch.

Publicity

By posting on social media using the hashtag #NGCUSearchForSasquatch, each entrant grants the Credit Union, and those acting under its authority, permission to use his/her name, likeness, and comments for advertising or publicity purposes without payment of additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. This includes appearing in photos, videos and other promotional vehicles.

Data Collection/Privacy

Any personal data that may be collected about the participants in the NGCU Search for Sasquatch which may include, but not limited to, name, address, email address, and phone number(s) will not be sold, given, or disclosed to third parties.

Indemnification and Limitation of Liability

By participating in the NGCU Search for Sasquatch, each entrant agrees to indemnify, release, and hold harmless the Credit Union, its subsidiaries and affiliates, distributors, vendors, advertising and promotional agencies, suppliers and all their respective officers, directors, employees, volunteers, representatives, agents and any other person(s) who administers the NGCU Search for Sasquatch (including, but not limited to, choosing location, hiding the Sasquatch, video production and clues) from any liability, damages, losses or injury resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the NGCU Search for Sasquatch, the prizes themselves, or the acceptance, receipt,
possession, or use/misuse and/or the acceptance of the prize OR while searching for the prize.

Prize Awards & Delivery

Sixteen (16) winners will be eligible to claim the prize, however, only one winner will qualify for the prize at each location; subject to approval and verification of compliance with these Official Rules. The Prize for this NGCU Search for Sasquatch is $100 cash from North Georgia Credit Union and an NGCU Search for Sasquatch Swag basket. After finding and posting a selfie with the Sasquatch on Facebook or Instagram using the NGCU Search for Sasquatch hashtag: #NGCUSearchForSasquatch the participant in possession of the Sasquatch must go to the branch and bring the Sasquatch to pick up the prize from the credit union, or as otherwise instructed by the credit union. All other costs related to prize delivery and acceptance is the responsibility of winner including but not limited to federal, state, and local taxes. All properly claimed prizes will be awarded. Prizes mut be claimed during North Georgia Credit Union’s regular lobby hours of Monday through Friday from 9:00 am EST until 5:00 pm EST, with the exception of Wednesday when our lobby hours are 10:00 am EST until 5:00 pm EST.

Additional Rules & Restrictions

By participating in the NGCU Search for Sasquatch, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the NGCU Search for Sasquatch  Administrator(s), which shall be final in all matters relating to this NGCU Search for Sasquatch.

In the event an entrant wins a prize and is later found to be in violation of these rules he/she will be required to forfeit the prize for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after winner has used the prize. Participation in the NGCU Search for Sasquatch constitutes permission for the credit union and its agencies to use winners’ names and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade in any media worldwide without limitation or further compensation unless prohibited by law. False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrant’s ineligible for any prize.

Please adhere to the following “Leave No Trace” principles: Plan Ahead & Prepare, Travel & Camp on Durable Surfaces, Dispose of Waste Properly, Leave What You Find, (Other than Sasquatch!) Minimize Campfire Impacts, Respect Wildlife, Be Considerate of Other Visitors. For more information, please visit https://lnt.org/why/7-principles/.

Governing Law

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpreting and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and the Credit Union in connection with the NGCU Search for Sasquatch, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia.