The Bose® VideoWave® Sweepstakes

Official Rules


1. No Purchase Necessary. To Enter:
Visit a participating authorized Bose retailer anytime during normal business hours between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013 (Promotion Period) and view the Bose theater presentation. At the conclusion of the presentation, complete an entry form and deposit it in the entry box provided. Residents of OH and MI, only, may enter without making a visit to a Bose store by hand printing their full name, address, phone number, and email address (optional) on a standard-size postcard and mailing it to: Bose VideoWave Sweepstakes, PO Box 907, Marblehead, MA 01945. Entries must be complete and legible to be eligible. Limit ten (10) entries per person. Mail-in entries must be mailed separately. All submitted entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. In-store entries must be received by close of business on the entry deadline for each segment, to be eligible for that segment drawing, as follows: March 31, 2013, June 30, 2013, September 30, 2013, and December 31, 2013. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by the deadline for each segment and received within one week after the deadline, to be eligible for sweepstakes drawing.

2. Drawings:
One (1) winner will be selected in each segment of the promotion from among all eligible entries received by the deadline. Winners will be selected via random drawings, on or about three weeks after the entry deadline. Drawings will be conducted by PROMOSIS, INC., an independent judging organization whose decisions in all matters relating to this sweepstakes are final. Potential winners will be notified by US mail or overnight courier, and will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility and liability/publicity release that must be returned and received within 14 days of the date mailed to the potential winner, or an alternate winner will be randomly selected from the remaining pool of participants received for the original drawing. A potential winner who is a resident of Canada will be required to correctly answer a skill-testing question to be eligible for prize award, in accordance with Canadian law.

3. Prizes:
Four (4) Grand Prizes; one (1) awarded in each segment of the promotion: A Bose 46" VideoWave® II home entertainment system, including delivery and installation. Approximate retail value of each Grand Prize is $5,249 US. Prize may not be transferred or redeemed for cash. Winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state, local, or provincial taxes on the value of the prize, and will be issued an IRS 1099-MISC tax form (or Canadian equivalent) for the retail value of the prize. No substitutions for prize, except by Sponsor as may be due to unavailability. If originally offered prize is unavailable at the time of award, Sponsor may substitute an item of comparable or additional specifications. Winner is responsible for all costs or expenses not specifically exempted herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. Odds of winning are dependent upon the total number of entries received in each segment of the promotion.

4. Eligibility:
The sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and Puerto Rico (except residents of all other US Territories and Possessions) and Canada (except residents of the Province of Quebec), who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law or regulation. Not open to employees and their families (spouses, parents, children/siblings and their respective spouses, and those living in the same household) of Bose Corporation and their affiliates, participating retailers, their advertising and production agencies, and PROMOSIS, INC. Entrants consent to the use of their registration information in accordance with the Bose privacy policy, available at: If any winner is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residency between 18 and 21 years of age, the prize will be awarded in the name of the parent/legal guardian, pending timely completion and return of Affidavit/release document by parent/legal guardian as stated herein. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

5. Limitation of Liability:
Sponsor and judging organization are not responsible for typographical errors in any sweepstakes-related materials, or for late, lost, stolen, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or postage-due mail or entries. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend the sweepstakes should any of the foregoing occurrences corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of the sweepstakes. In the event that the Sweepstakes is cancelled for any reason, including but not limited to those listed above, winners will be determined via random drawings from entries received up to the time of cancellation. Entrants agree that the Sponsor, its promotion partners, related companies, agencies, and respective employees or officers shall not be liable for injury, losses, damages, or costs of any kind resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or acceptance of or use or misuse of a prize or parts thereof. By entering, participants agree to be bound by these official rules.

6. Dispute Resolution:
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Massachusetts having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participants' actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

7. Winners List/ Copy of Rules:
For the names of the winners send a standard size postcard, only, with your return address to: Bose VideoWave Sweepstakes Winners List, PO Box 38, Marblehead, MA 01945. Requests must be received by March 31, 2014. Names of winners will be available only after each winner has been verified and prize has been officially awarded. For copy of rules send SASE to: Bose VideoWave Sweepstakes Official Rules, PO Box 612, Marblehead, MA 01945. Do not send entries or other correspondence to these addresses.

8. Sponsor:
Bose Corporation, The Mountain, Framingham, MA 01701(