If you’re a Pennsylvania resident and live near one of the over 100 branches of First Commonwealth Bank, this promotion may interest you.
First, it’s a contest, so you’re not guaranteed any bonus money. If you’re a winner though, you could be getting $1,000 in bonus cash.
$1,000 Sweepstakes Details
First Commonwealth Bank is giving away $1,000 a day. Register to enter and win by doing the following:
- Visit a branch.
- Open a new checking account with a debit card or a SmartPay Card account.
- You’re automatically entered to win.
First Commonwealth Bank® “Grand in Your Hand” Summer Sweepstakes
NO NEW ACCOUNT, ACCOUNT BALANCE OR TRANSACTION ACTIVITY REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. OPENING AN ACCOUNT AND/OR MAKING A TRANSACTION WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The First Commonwealth Bank “Grand in Your Hand” Summer Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins May 23, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. EST and ends August 29, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. EST (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”). By entering, you agree to comply with official rules, including all eligibility requirements.
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of Pennsylvania who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Offer void where prohibited by law. Employees of First Commonwealth Bank (the “Sponsor”), its subsidiaries and affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies and members of their immediate families (parents, siblings, children, and each of their respective spouses and those living in the same household whether or not related) are not eligible to enter or win. This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter:
Method #1 (“Automatic Entry”): To qualify for automatic entry into this Sweepstakes, visit a participating First Commonwealth Bank location and open a new personal or business checking account and order a debit card for the account; or open a SmartPay Card account. The account must meet First Commonwealth Bank’s standard new account eligibility and documentation requirements. If the account has multiple owners, only the first client named in the account title will be entered into the drawing. The entry date is the date on which the account opening is processed, which may not be the same as the day when an account opening application is completed. All entries submitted via Method #1 must be received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
Method #2: To enter without opening an account, please legibly print: “First Commonwealth Bank® ‘Grand in Your Hand’ Summer Sweepstakes,” your full legal name, your mailing address, your e-mail address and your daytime telephone number on a 3×5 inch card and mail the card in an envelope with postage affixed to First Commonwealth Bank® “Grand in Your Hand” Summer Sweepstakes, 601 Philadelphia Street, Indiana, PA 15701. Your entry date is the date First Commonwealth Bank receives your entry at this address. All mail-in entries must be hand printed, mailed separately and bear sufficient postage. Any incomplete or mechanically reproduced entries will be disqualified. Mailed entries must be received prior to the end of the Sweepstakes Entry Period. (The last drawing is on the last day of the Sweepstakes Entry Period, so an entry postmarked that day has no chance of winning.)
All entries will only be eligible for the drawing on their entry date. Limit of one entry per person for Sweepstakes Entry Period. All entries become property of the Sponsor and will not be returned or acknowledged. The Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete or misdirected entries or for human, technical or transmission errors which may occur in the processing of automatic entries.
PRIZES/ VALUES: One $1000 cash prize will be awarded each day of the contest period, except that First Commonwealth Bank reserves the right to award two $1000 cash prizes on Saturdays, and no prize will be awarded on Sundays, on Monday, May 26, 2014 or on Friday, July 4, 2014. All prizes will be awarded as a deposit into the winning First Commonwealth Bank checking account. If the winner entered via mail-in entry, the prize will be paid by check. Maximum value of all prizes guaranteed to be awarded: $90,000. The value of each prize will be reported to the Internal Revenue Service using the winner’s Taxpayer Identification Number (“TIN”). Limit: one prize per individual.
WINNER SELECTION/ODDS OF WINNING: Winners will be selected by random drawing by Sponsor. Each drawing will take place within five business days after the entry date. All decisions of Sponsor will be final. Winners will be notified by telephone or email.Winners will be required to complete and return a Form W-9 [Request for TIN and Certification] and an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (“Affidavit/Release”) within ten (10) days of date printed on notification or the corresponding prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected at random from among all non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Odds of winning will vary for each drawing depending on total number of eligible entries received on the entry date for that drawing.
Any attempts to circumvent eligibility requirements and claim a prize are punishable to the full extent permitted by law. If (i) Affidavit/Release or prize notification letter is returned as undeliverable, (ii) all required forms/documents are not returned or are returned partially completed, or (iii) the entry is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the corresponding prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. Prizes will be awarded within 30 days after all documents have been received and verified. Prizes are not transferable. Acceptance of prize constitutes written permission (except where prohibited by law) to use each winner’s name, prize won and likeness for online posting and for future publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation, approval or notification. All federal, state and local taxes on prizes are the winner’s responsibility.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: By participating, entrants agree to: (1) the Official Rules including all eligibility requirements and the decisions of the Judges and the Sponsor which shall be final in all respects and (2) release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, judges and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, and employees, including advertising and promotion agencies from any and all liability, claims, actions, injury, loss or damage of any kind arising out of their participation in the Sweepstakes and the acceptance, use or misuse of any prize awarded. U.S. law governs this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify entrants who violate these Official Rules or interfere with this Sweepstakes in any manner. If disqualified, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate entrant’s eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes. As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that (1) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, (2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action and shall be resolved exclusively by arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association; and (3) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorney’s fees.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY: The Sponsor is not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials; for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or illegible entries; or for applications that are processed late or incorrectly, or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunction. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Sweepstakes if fraud or technical failures compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion and award the prizes from among all eligible entries received prior to action taken during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Each winnerassumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of prize. 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.
SPONSOR: First Commonwealth Bank, 601 Philadelphia Street, Indiana, PA 15701.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS: For a list of prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by September 30, 2014 to Marketing Department, First Commonwealth Bank, 601 Philadelphia Street, Indiana, PA 15701.
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