Ducks Unlimited Fall 2022 Sweepstakes Official Rules

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*Sweepstakes offer void in Montana and Washington.


The Ducks Unlimited Fall 2022 Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins on 10/28/22 and ends on 3/28/23.

Eligibility: Open only to legal residents of the United States (excluding residents of the District of Columbia, Montana and Washington) age 21 years of age or older at date of entry. Subject to all applicable federal & state & local laws & regulations. Void in the District of Columbia, Montana, Washington & where prohibited by law. Employees & their immediate families (parents, children, spouse, siblings) of Ducks Unlimited ("the Sponsor" or “DU”), its advertising & promotion agencies, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, sales representatives &/or distributors, & their immediate families, & those living in the same household (whether related or not) are not eligible to enter.

How to enter: There are three (3) ways to enter:  Entry Method #1: To enter via U.S. Mail from a personalized offer you received (“personalized entry”): Complete & return the Official Entry Form per instructions provided, including returning as many fully separated sweepstakes entry tickets as you wish (SEE ENTRY LIMIT BELOW at the end of this paragraph) with your Official Entry Form, with or without a contribution.  Entry Method #2: To enter online & make a contribution (“online entry”), visit or the URL indicated & follow all online entry instructions to enter the sweepstakes, including indicating how many sweepstakes entry tickets you wish to submit. Online entries must be received between 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on 10/28/22 & 11:59 PM ET on 3/28/23. All online entry notices posted at website apply, including but not limited to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, available at Online entries are deemed to be made by authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry.  Entry Method #3: To enter with or without making a contribution (“mail-in entry”), visit the URL indicated & follow all entry instructions including printing sweepstakes entry tickets, hand-printing all information requested on the sweepstakes entry ticket(s) completely separating them & enclosing in a #10 envelope & mailing via First Class U.S. Mail to: Ducks Unlimited Fall 2022 Sweepstakes Entry, One Waterfowl Way, Memphis, TN 38120. ENTRY LIMIT:  REGARDLESS OF ENTRY METHOD THERE IS A LIMIT OF FIFTY (50) SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY TICKETS PER PERSON/EMAIL PER DAY WITH A FURTHER LIMIT OF A TOTAL OF ONE HUNDRED (100) SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY TICKETS PER PERSON/EMAIL DURING THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD. Any entries in excess of this limit will be voided. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or postage due mail/entries. No mechanical reproductions of entries accepted. All entries become Sponsor’s property & will not be returned or acknowledged. For Entry Methods #2 & #3: Sweepstakes entry tickets that are not completely separated from each other WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE. Ensure that your name & correct entry information appear on every sweepstakes entry ticket you return. Entries must be postmarked by 3/28/23 and received by 4/4/23.

CONSUMER DISCLOSURES: No purchase or donation of any kind necessary to enter or win. You have not yet won. Ends 3/28/23. 20 prizes will be awarded. See prize details below. Maximum value of all prizes: up to $42,776. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received, estimated at 1:575,000 for a Grand through 10th prize and 1:57,500 for an 11th prize. SPONSOR: Ducks Unlimited, One Waterfowl Way, Memphis TN 38120.

Prizes and their verifiable retail values (“VRV”):

Grand Prize (VRV: up to $20,000): Elk Hunt in Utah with Worldwide Trophy Adventures for the winner & one non-hunting guest. The trip consists of: Six (6) nights double occupancy accommodations, standard meals at the lodge, (1) Ducks Unlimited (DU”) Christensen Mesa Bolt-Action Rifle with Scope, (1) Boyt Hard Rifle Case, (1) Pair Tetra Elk AmpPods, (1) Alps Canvas/Leather Range Bag & $1,000 American Express Gift Card for travel expenses. Licenses and travel to Utah in excess of $1,000 (Gift Card) provided herein are not included in this prize. Trip will need to be scheduled with the outfitter for specific dates during the 2024 season; such dates are subject to availability. If winner cannot participate on the dates designated by the outfitter, or winner is unable to travel for any reason after the hunt/trip is booked, or the hunt is cancelled due to weather condition or any other reasons, that portion of the hunt will be forfeited in its entirety and the Sponsor will have no further obligation to the winner. Winner may elect to receive $8,000 cash in lieu of the trip. Cash will be awarded in the form of a corporate check.

2nd Prize (VRV: $9,800): 2022 Polaris Sportsman 570 ATV.

3rd Prize (VRV: $4,440): Waterfowl Hunter's Package consisting of: Drake Reflex 3-n-1 Plus 2 Systems Jacket, Drake Guardian Elite 4-Layer Wader with Tear Away Liner, Drake Swamp Sole Backpack 2.0, Drake Merino Wool Half Zip Base Layer, Drake Sherpa Fleece Neck Gaiter, Drake Waterfowlers Gun Case, (1) Higdon Decoy Package, Pacific Game Calls Goose & Duck Call Set, (1) Case Winchester Ammo 20 ga, & (1) DU MO Bottomland Benelli 20 ga Shotgun.

4th Prize (VRV: $2,106): Sporting Dog Package. (1) Gunner G1 DU Green Kennel, (1) DU MO Blades Dog Bed, (1) Yeti Camino Carryall, (1) Yeti Boomer Dog Bowl (1) Gun Dog Outdoors First Aid Kit, (1) Alps Dog Stand, (1) Drake Training Bumper & (12) Purina Dog Food Coupons valued at $755.76 total.

5th Prize (VRV: $1,150): DU Edition Magnum Desert Eagle 1911G .45ACP Handgun & (1) Boyt Hard Gun Case.

6th Prize (VRV: $1,100): (1) Pair Chêne MO Bottomland Gear Waders.

7th Prize (VRV: $950): (1) Carolina Chair Leather/Wood Rocker, & (1) DU Clock.

8th Prize (VRV: $550): (1) DU Whiskey Barrel Top, (1) DU Decanter/Whiskey Glass Set, & (1) $100 American Express Gift Card.

9th Prize (VRV: $400): (1) DU Jett Brunet Signed Pintail Decoy, (1) Pintail Serving Tray, & (1) Pintail Copper Weathervane.

10th Prize (VRV: $380): (1) DU Rolling Duffle Bag, (1) DU Ladies Plaid Tote & Cosmetic Bag, & (1) $100 American Express Gift Card.

11th Prize (VRV: $190 each): 10 Winners will be drawn. (1 Each) DU Heritage Camo Cap, DU Heritage Camo Duck Call, DU Duck & Goose Call Lanyard, DU Heritage Camo Duffle Bag, DU Heritage Camo Gun Case & DU Heritage Camo Flag.

Winner Selection & Notification: Random drawing will be conducted on or about 4/11/23 from all eligible entries received by a representative from the Sponsor whose decisions are final & binding in all respects. Potential winners will be notified via courier mail, USPS mail, email &/or telephone within 7 days after random drawing. If a potential winner fails to respond within 14 days, or if notification is returned as undeliverable, that potential winner will be disqualified & an alternate will be determined. In order to receive a prize, potential winners may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility & Release of Liability which must be signed & returned (along with any other documentation the Sponsor reasonably requires for prize fulfillment, such as, but not limited to, providing proof of identity, various licenses or permits) within 14 days of date printed on notification or the potential winner will be disqualified & an alternate winner will be determined. Attempts will be made to notify up to 3 alternate winners for the unfulfilled prize; after which the unfulfilled prize will not be awarded. Prizes will be awarded in approximately 60 days of winner verification, except in cases of delay of availability. Sponsor is not responsible for such delays. Winners bear risk of loss or damage for failure to pick up their prizes as applicable. No prize is redeemable for cash (other than offered in Grand Prize), exchange or transfer, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion, who reserves the right to substitute any prize with one of similar or greater value if any prize, or any portion thereof, is unavailable. Each winner is solely responsible for all taxes on prize & other expenses (as applicable) not specifically set forth herein, including but not limited to: registration, licenses & fees, insurance, optional equipment & all other unspecified costs associated with claiming, registering &/or using the corresponding prize. Gift card prizes are subject to issuing merchant’s terms and conditions. Winner of ATV must conform to all state vehicle licensing regulations at the time the prize is awarded or must forfeit the prize. Sponsor will be deemed to have awarded the ATV with winner assuming full responsibility to procure the prize directly from a dealership determined by Sponsor. All additional options and upgrades will be the sole responsibility and expense of winner. For prizes $600 or more in value and/or any firearm prize, at Sponsor’s request & before prizes can be delivered, potential winners agree to supply their Social Security number to Sponsor or Sponsor’s representative. Winners acknowledge the Released Parties (as defined herein) do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of any prize, except that prizes will be subject to the corresponding manufacturer’s stated warranty, if any. Limit: One prize per person or household.

Firearm prize winners must conform to all local, state & federal regulations as applicable & must make arrangements for delivery of prize with appropriate federally licensed firearms dealer as required by State & Federal law. No prize is intended for sale or for prize distribution in those states or in those areas where the prize is prohibited by law. Any winner eligible to win a firearm prize but where the award of the prize would otherwise be in violation of federal, state, or local law, or is not able to accept a firearm prize due to reasons such as, but not limited to physical impairment, mental disability, etc., will receive an alternate prize of equal value selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. State & local laws, restrictions & regulations may limit or prohibit the sale, prize distribution, carry or use of certain prizes. The mention of the prizes or any other product or service in any advertisement or text does not mean the products or services have been tested, endorsed or approved by Sponsor.

General: By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, & (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor & the judges, which are final & binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Except where prohibited by law, entry & acceptance of prize constitute permission to use each winner’s name, photograph, video, comment, hometown, likeness, & prize won (all at Sponsor’s discretion) for future advertising, publicity in any & all media now or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, release, or permission. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of any prize or for any suspension of the Sweepstakes or inability to implement the Sweepstakes or award the prizes as contemplated herein due to any “force majeure” event beyond its control, including delays or interruptions caused by acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, utility outages, acts of terrorism or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or regulator. Sponsor reserves the right to take action to: (i) permanently disqualify from any sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; (ii) suspend entries if the Sweepstakes becomes unfairly impaired in any way & to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to such action. This Sweepstakes shall be governed by & interpreted under the laws of the State of New York, U.S.A. without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions. Any & all disputes, claims, & causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Any claims, judgments &/or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs associated with entering this sweepstakes. Entrant hereby waives any rights or claims to attorney’s fees, indirect, special, punitive, incidental or consequential damages of entrant, whether foreseeable or not & whether based on negligence or otherwise. LEGAL WARNING: any attempt by an individual, whether or not an entrant, to deliberately damage, destroy, tamper with or vandalize or interfere with the operation of the Sweepstakes, is a violation of criminal & civil laws & Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages & diligently pursue all remedies & criminal prosecution against any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Release: Entrants on their behalf, & on behalf of their respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors & assigns (“Releasing Parties”), release, defend & hold harmless Sponsor, any entity involved in the fulfillment of the prizes or the administration of the Sweepstakes, & their respective employees, officers, directors & agents of each (“Released Parties”), from any & all actions, causes of action, suits, debts, dues, sums of money, accounts, reckonings, bonds, bills, specialties, covenants, contracts, controversies, agreements, promises, variances, trespasses, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, extent, executions, claims & demands whatsoever, in law, admiralty or equity, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, against Released Parties which any one or more of the Releasing Parties ever had, now have or hereafter can, shall or may have which in any way arise out of or result from entrant’s participation, acceptance & use or misuse of any prize, including property damage, personal injury or death.

Privacy: By entering, you may be contacted by the Sponsor &/or Sweepstakes Entities with future promotional offers. Information provided by you to participate in this Sweepstakes is subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy, located at  

Winners list: For a copy of the winners list (available after 6/1/23) send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 6/1/23 to: The Ducks Unlimited Fall 2022 Sweepstakes Winners List, One Waterfowl Way, Memphis, TN 38120.

Opt-out: To opt-out of Sponsor’s future sweepstakes mailings, send your request to: Sweepstakes Opt-Out, Ducks Unlimited, One Waterfowl Way, Memphis, TN 38120, Attn: Membership.


In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the email address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent judging organization, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.