Makita ISSA Show Prize Sweepstakes

Official Sweepstakes Rules


How to Enter: Makita U.S.A., Inc. ("Sponsor") is offering the "Makita ISSA Show Prize Sweepstakes" (the "Sweepstakes") and will award three prizes: one (1) First Place Prize, one (1) Second Place Prize, and one (1) Third Place Prize via a random selection of valid entries. To enter, go to the Makita online booth at the ISSA North America Virtual Show from Nov. 16, 2020 to Nov. 19, 2020 ("Entry Period"). Event details can be found at and may change without notice. Once the Entrant navigates to the Makita online exhibitor space, to enter they can either request a meeting with a Makita sales rep, click the "Add To My Virtual Planner" button at the top of the page, or add any item displayed on the page to their Virtual Planner (NOTE: the Virtual Planner is an online information collection tool provided by the ISSA show to all registered attendees). When a registered attendee conducts any of these three actions, their contact information collected by the ISSA North America Show virtual show application is provided to Sponsor.

Entry Period: This promotion begins at 10:00 AM, November 16, 2020 US Central Standard Time (CST) and ends November 19, 2020 at 5:00 PM, US Central Standard Time (CST), unless modified as described below under "Entry Period Modification". Limit one (1) entry per person. If a person is awarded any prize, that individual is no longer eligible for any further prizes. Any attempt by a person to enter more than once may result in disqualification at the discretion of the Sponsor.

Prizes: One (1) First Place Prize ("First Place Prize") will be awarded. The prize consists of an 18V X2 (36V) LXT® Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless 1/2 Gallon HEPA Filter Backpack Dry Vacuum Kit (model XCV09PT). Total approximate retail value ("ARV") of the first prize: $749.00. One (1) Second Place Prize ("Second Place Prize") will be awarded. The prize consists of an 18V LXT® Lithium‑ion Compact Brushless Cordless 3‑Speed Vacuum Kit, w/ Push Button (model XLC04R1BX4). Total “ARV of the second prize: $299.00. One (1) Third Place Prize ("Third Place Prize") will be awarded. The prize consists of an 18V LXT® Lithium‑Ion Cordless Floor Blower, Tool Only (model XBU06Z) and (1) 18V LXT Battery and Charger Starter Pack (BL1840BDC1). Total ARV of the third prize: $229.00. Actual value of prize may vary. Any difference between the stated approximate retail value and the actual value of the prize will not be awarded. Winners are responsible for all taxes, license and registration fees. The odds of winning are determined by total number of valid entries received within the Entry Period. All prizes or equivalent prizes will be awarded. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an item of equal or greater value for any prize.

Eligibility: Sweepstakes open to legal U.S. residents who have reached the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry (excluding residents of HI, AK, and PR). Employees of Sponsor, its parent and affiliated companies, Makita authorized distributors, advertising and promotion agencies, webmasters and any company involved in the design, execution or production of the promotion and the immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each such employee are not eligible.

General: Potential winners will be determined via a random selection from all valid eligible entries on or about November 25, 2020. Prizes will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the submitted e-mail address (which was submitted to the ISSA Show during the registration process) regardless of the individual who submitted the entry. The authorized account holder is the person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet Service Provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain names associated with e-mail addresses. Potential winners will be notified by email and/or telephone within five (5) days of drawing and will be required to respond with prize acceptance information to include proof of age and complete home address. If a potential winner fails to respond within three (3) days of first notification, the prize is forfeited and an alternate winner will be randomly selected. If any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be randomly selected. If the name and mailing address of the account holder of the e-mail address does not match the name and address provided during submission, the prize is forfeited and an alternate winner will be randomly selected.

Liability Release: By entering the Sweepstakes, each participant agrees to indemnify, release and hold harmless Sponsor, ISSA North America, and each of its parent and affiliated companies, employees, officers, directors, shareholders, and agents from any and all liability, for any damages, injuries or losses of any kind to person(s), including death, or property, arising directly or indirectly from his or her acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize or the administration of this Sweepstakes. Under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrants waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. Winners will be required to sign a liability/release waiver prior to fulfillment of any/all prizes.

ANY AND ALL TAX LIABILITY RESULTING FROM A WINNER'S RECEIPT OF THE PRIZE IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. There is no cash alternative, prize is not transferable. In the event the winner cannot accept the prize an alternate winner will be randomly selected.

Acceptance of Rules: By entering, participants:

  1. Agree to comply with and be bound by the official rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.
  2. Agree to release Sponsor and its employees and agents from any and all liability, loss, damage or injury resulting from participation in this promotion or from the awarding, receipt, possession use and/or misuse of the prize.
  3. Consent to use of his/her name, city, state, photograph and/or likeness, for advertising and promotional purposes in all media worldwide and in perpetuity without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law.
  4. Consent and agree that Sponsor involved with this Sweepstakes may share and use the personal information you provide for marketing purposes. This may include marketing on social media sites where you are a member, by matching activities or information collected on our websites and online advertisements with those collected on third party sites ("Targeted Advertising").

Entries: Sponsor is not responsible for any lost, late, delayed, misdirected, incorrect or inaccurate information or entries that are misdirected or misrouted as a result of interrupted or unavailable network connections or internet transmissions for any reason, or any failure of the website, or for any computer, phone, phone line hardware or software malfunction, failure or error of any kind, whether mechanical, human or electronic. All entries are the property of the Sponsor.

Interference: Any attempt to deliberately damage any on-line service or website or to undermine the legitimate operations of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify such entrant and to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent of the law.

Entry Period Modification: Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, extend, suspend or otherwise modify the entry period for Sweepstakes and select winners in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the modified entry period. The foregoing right to modify the period during which entries may be accepted may be exercised in the sole discretion of Sponsor, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes.

Winners List: For the names of the winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Makita ISSA Show Prize Sweepstakes Winners List, 14930 Northam Street, La Mirada, CA 90638. Requested winners list will be sent after winners are verified.

Sponsor: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Makita U.S.A., Inc., with an address of 14930 Northam Street, La Mirada, CA 90638

This Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules and all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. This Sweepstakes will be governed by the laws of California and the United States and by entering you consent to jurisdiction and venue in the courts of California.