Official Rules

1. Eligibility / Entry Period:

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States, District of Columbia, Canada and other countries where allowed by law, who participate in MDC Research’s study as of September 24th, 2018 and who have received a survey/sweepstakes invitation from MDC Research. MDC Research, their affiliates, subsidiaries, and anyone working on this product, project, or promotion, and the advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family members of each are not eligible. The sweepstakes opens at 12:01 AM PST on September 24th 2018 and ends at 11:59 PM PST on October 26th, 2018. Void in Quebec and where prohibited by law.

2. How to Enter:

No purchase necessary. Entrants will be asked to answer survey questions related to the automobiles. All applicable data requested in the survey must be completed in order for the entry to be eligible.  Alternatively, to enter without completing the survey, clearly hand-print your full name, mailing address, phone number, e-mail address and the words "Automotive Survey Sweepstakes" on a 3" x 5" card, mail that card in a hand-addressed no. 10 envelope to Automotive Survey Sweepstakes, Attn: Benjamin Elliott, MDC Research, 8959 SW Barbur Blvd., Suite 204, Portland, OR 97219. Limit one (1) entry per Entrant. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by October 26, 2018 and received by November 5th, 2018 to be eligible. Incorrect, illegible, and incomplete entries are void.

Limit one (1) entry per person. Subsequent entries from the same individual will be automatically disqualified. No responsibility is assumed by MDC Research for lost, late, incomplete, unintelligible or misdirected entries or any computer, online telephone, or technical malfunctions that may occur. All entries become the property of MDC Research and will not be returned. Survey information provided will be used by MDC Research to better understand automobile owner preferences.

3. Winner Selection/Deadline Dates:

On or around November 16th, 2018 six (6) winners will be chosen in a random drawing from among all eligible entries. Drawing will be conducted under the supervision of MDC Research, whose decisions are final. Prizes: One (1) winner will receive (1) one grand prize of $599 USD and five (5) winners will receive a $200 USD prize.  Total approximate value of prizes is $1,599 USD.  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Limit one prize per person, business or e-mail address. No substitution, transfer, or assignment of prize permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.  Taxes on the prizes are solely the responsibility of the winner.

4. General Conditions:

Sweepstakes entrants agree to abide by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of MDC Research which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Winner will be notified within seven (7) days after the drawing date. Winner may be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within seven (7) days following the date of attempted notification. Noncompliance within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Entrants further grant the MDC Research and its authorized agents the right to use and publish their proper name and state online and in print in any other media in connection with the Sweepstakes. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for MDC Research and its authorized agents to use winner's names and likenesses for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. By entering, participants release and hold harmless MDC Research, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize won.

5. Internet:

If for any reason the Internet portion of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of MDC Research which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, MDC Research reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes. MDC Research assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. MDC Research is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or entry to be received by MDC Research on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTESTANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE GAME IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH CONTESTANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Entries made by Internet will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

6. Winners List:

The names of the winners may be obtained after November 26th, 2018 by sending an email inquiry to:

7. Sponsor:

This Sweepstakes is sponsored by MDC Research.