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The Great First Bank Debit Card Adventure

The Great First Bank Debit Card Adventure

It’s finally here! Welcome to the Great First Bank Debit Card Adventure! It’s eight exciting weeks where using your First Bank Debit Card while holiday shopping or on things you need every day—like gas and groceries—automatically enters you into a drawing to win a grand prize gift card for that week! PLUS, you’ll have the opportunity to help the deserving charity chosen for that week.
 

Use your First Bank Debit Card for everyday purchases – as well as gifts you buy this holiday season – and you’ll be entered to win!

Just shop and purchase as you normally do using your First Bank Debit Card, and you’ll automatically be entered to win.

 

THE GREAT FIRST BANK DEBIT CARD ADVENTURE - OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER AND WIN.

Eligibility: Must be a legal resident of United States, 18 years of age or older at time of entry.  Only consumer and business First Bank Mastercard Debit Card accounts opened in California or the Midwest (Illinois or Missouri) are eligible for automatic entry into the The Great First Bank Debit Card Adventure Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”).  Employees of First Banks, Inc. and its affiliates and their immediate family members or persons residing in the same household are not eligible to enter or win.

Sweepstakes Period: Sweepstakes begins on 11-6-17 at 12:00:00 a.m. CST and ends 12-31-17 at 11:59:59 p.m. CST for transactions conducted from 11-6-17 between 12:00:00 a.m. CST and 12-31-17 at 11:59:59 p.m. CST (“Sweepstakes Period”).

To Enter: You may enter the Sweepstakes via the following methods: 1) Automatic entry: By using your Mastercard Debit Card issued by First Bank. One entry per each purchase transaction at a merchant that accepts Mastercard debit cards. Transactions at an ATM are not eligible.  Automatic entries for each Mastercard Debit Card will be eligible to win in the state in which that particular card was opened.  2) Free mail-in entry: To enter without using an authorized Mastercard Debit Card, print your name, address, and home telephone number on a 3” x 5” card and mail to: “The Great First Bank Debit Card Adventure Sweepstakes,” 600 James S. McDonnell Blvd., Mail Stop M1-199-046, Hazelwood, MO 63042.  Postcard entries will be considered Missouri entries, regardless of entrant’s address.  Enter as often as you like, but one entry per envelope. All entries must be received by Sunday at 11:59:59 p.m. CST to be entered in each weekly drawing. Entries from unauthorized card use, including transactions reported as potentially unauthorized, or made with lost, stolen, or fraudulent Mastercard Debit Cards are void. First Bank is not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected, illegible, or postage-due mail entries, or those entries received after entry deadline. No photocopies or mechanically reproduced entries accepted. First Bank is not responsible for omitted or interrupted transaction data, communications, technical or mechanical malfunctions or human processing error. Sweepstakes may be modified or terminated at the discretion of First Bank. Once submitted, entries become the sole property of First Bank and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Prize and Approximate Retail Value: For the week of 11/6/17, five (5) gift cards valued at $100 will be awarded in the state of CA and five (5) gift cards valued at $100 will be awarded in the Missouri/Illinois (Midwest).  For the week of 11/13/17, five (5) gift card packages valued at $150 will be awarded in the state of CA and five (5) gift card packages valued at $150 will be awarded in the Midwest.  For the week of 11/20, five (5) gift card packages valued at $195 will be awarded in the state of CA and five (5) gift card packages valued at $195 will be awarded in the Midwest.  For the week of 11/27/17, five (5) gift card packages valued at $600 will be awarded in the state of CA or the Midwest.   For the week of 12/4/17, five (5) gift card packages valued at $320 will be awarded in the state of CA and five (5) gift card packages valued at $320 will be awarded in the Midwest.   For the week of 12/11/17, five (5) gift card packages valued at $550 will be awarded in the state of CA and five (5) gift card packages valued at $550 will be awarded in the Midwest.   For the week of 12/18/17, five (5) gift card packages valued up to $468 will be awarded in the state of CA and five (5) gift card packages valued up to $328 will be awarded in the Midwest.  For the week of 12/25/17 a total of five (5) gift card packages valued up to $1500 will be awarded to winners drawn from all entries received over the eight week promotion in California and the Midwest.  All federal, state, and local tax liabilities are the sole responsibility of the Winner.  No transfer, substitution, or cash equivalent for the Prize permitted, except by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Winner may be required to complete and return an IRS W-9 form (i.e. Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification). No substitution or transfer of prizes permitted.   

Random Drawing: Each weekly winner will be chosen by random drawing from among all of the cumulative entries received by Sunday at 11:59:59 p.m. of each week during the Sweepstakes Period.  Each weekly drawing will be conducted within 5 days after the close of entry period. All Prize Winners will be drawn at random from among all eligible entries, on or about the Wednesday following the entry period by judges selected by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The Prizes are guaranteed to be awarded.  

Prize Conditions:  No substitution for any prize will be permitted.  If necessary due to unavailability of the Prize, a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded at the discretion of the Sponsor.  Prize is not transferable or assignable. By entering this Sweepstakes and/or accepting the Prize, Winner and entrant hereby consent (except where prohibited by law) to the reasonable use by Sponsor of the Winners’ and entrants’ photograph, voice, likeness and/or image, hometown address, contents of the entry form and the name and age of the Winners and entrants without any further compensation for any future promotional activity related to this Sweepstakes.

Odds:  Odds of winning depend on the total number of entries received.

Notification: Winner will be notified by telephone or regular U.S. mail within five (5) business days after the applicable drawing.  Winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity/Liability Release within fourteen (14) days of issuance.  Failure to return all required documents in this time period may result in the Winner being disqualified and an alternate Winner selected.  If a prize notification is returned to Sponsor as undeliverable or if an entrant is found to be ineligible or declines acceptance of the Prize for any reason, an alternate Winner will be selected.

Publicity Authorization: Entry constitutes permission to use winners’ names and likenesses for publicity purposes without additional compensation. 

Conduct of Participation: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant affirms that he or she has read and agrees to abide by the Official Sweepstakes Rules and the decisions of the judges.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant acting in violation of the Official Rules or found tampering with the entry process or with the operation of the Sweepstakes or the website.  The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and, by entering, all Winners and entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in St. Louis, Missouri.  ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Limitations of Liability: Sponsor and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; printing or other errors; and any entries or mail which are late, lost, delayed, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, postage due or any combination thereof.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes in the event that it becomes necessary due to circumstances beyond Sponsor’s control.  In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated early, a winner will be selected from all eligible entries received at the time of termination.

Winners List and Official Rules: For an Official Winners List (available after 01/09/18) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: First Banks, Inc. “The Great First Bank Debit Card Adventure Sweepstakes” - WINNERS - or - OFFICIAL RULES (please specify), 600 James S. McDonnell Blvd., Mail Stop M1-199-046, Hazelwood, MO 63042.  All requests must be received by 01/31/18.  Official Rules also available at www.firstbanks.com.

Name and Address Removal: If you would like to be removed from future sweepstakes mailings, please write to:  “Sweepstakes Opt-Out”, 600 James S. McDonnell Blvd., Mail Stop M1-199-046, Hazelwood, MO 63042.  Please include your full name, address, and telephone number.  It may take up to 60 days to process your request.

Sponsor: First Banks, Inc., 600 James S. McDonnell Blvd., Mail Stop M1-199-046, Hazelwood, MO 63042.

THIS SWEEPSTAKES VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.  2017 (First Banks, Inc.).  All rights reserved.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored or endorsed by or otherwise associated with any of the charities or companies whose gift cards are included as prizes, such as Ticketmaster, PetSmart, Amazon, Southwest Airlines and others.