**Contest ended December 1, 2017**
Flyer for the 2017 Calista Corporation Stock Will Contest (pdf, 551kb)
To provide fair and equal chance of winning to all Calista Corporation (“Calista”) Shareholders, the following are the official rules for the Calista Stock Will Contest.
1. CONTEST DATES
a. Calista Corporation Stock Will Contest (“Contest”) ends 5pm on 12/1/2017.
2. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS
a. The Contest is open to all current Calista Shareholders, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void outside the United States and where prohibited by law. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
b. There will be 1 (one) grand prize winner that will be awarded one (1) new all-terrain vehicle (ATV) with an approximate retail value of $7,500, with Calista providing delivery; 1 (one) second place winner that will be awarded 50,000 Alaska Airlines miles with an approximate retail value of $1,500; and 1 (one) third place winner that will be awarded a $1,000 (one thousand) gift card. All winners will be notified by phone or email by Calista staff after the Contest has concluded.
i. If the grand prize winner lives outside of Alaska, the winner will receive a check for $7,500.00 in lieu of the ATV.
ii. To receive Alaska Airlines miles, a current and valid Alaska Airlines account in the winner’s name is required.
c. The winners of this Contest must select the prize awarded or the approximate retail value, or decline the prize. Participants must be 18 years of age or older.
d. If the selected winner declines the prize, another winner will be drawn.
e. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and Calista will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. Calista will disqualify any entry from any individual who does not meet the eligibility requirements, and will also delete any entry as required by law.
a. To participate in the Contest, you may enter via the following method(s), with a maximum of 1 (one) entry per entry Calista Shareholder:
Have a valid Calista Stock Will on file: A paper Calista Stock Will form can be downloaded from www.calistacorp.com, completed, witnessed, notarized, and returned to Calista in person or via mail (Calista must receive the original Stock Will; copies or scans are not valid).
Alternatively, visit the Calista office in either Bethel (313 Willow St.) or in Anchorage (5015 Business Park Blvd., Suite 1300) to obtain and complete the form.
All Calista Shareholders with valid wills on file by the deadline qualify.
4. PRIZES AND ODDS OF WINNING
a. There will be 1 (one) grand prize, 1 (one) second place prize, and 1 (one) third place prize that will awarded after this Contest has concluded. Each Calista Shareholder with a valid stock will on file will be allowed one entry for the entirety of the Contest.
b. The odds for each entrant depend on the total number of entries.
c. There is no substitution or transfer for prizes, except that the Calista may, at its sole discretion and to the extent permitted by law, substitute prizes of comparable value. The prizes are expressly limited to the item(s) listed above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expenses. Other restrictions may apply.
5. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
a. Decisions of Calista management with respect to the Contest are final.
b. Winners will be selected on or before December 8, 2017.
c. Prizes will not be disbursed to the winner(s) without the winner’s completed W-9 IRS tax form, and written consent in which the winner(s) shall agree to assume all risk of loss related to the prize(s). Calista is not responsible for the safe arrival of any prize.
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner(s). Winner(s) will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 including a winner’s full Social Security Number for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by Calista in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 will result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize.
b. Participating in the Contest and acceptance of a prize constitutes a winner’s and guest’s (where applicable) permission for Calista or its agents to photograph, film and record each winner, and to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information and/or any statements made by him/her regarding the Contest for purposes of trade, publicity or promotion without additional financial or other compensation, and, Calista may, where legal, require a winner (and guest or travel companion, where applicable) to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize. It is the responsibility of the winner(s) to ensure that their guest(s) or travel companion(s) sign and return to Calista any required release.
c. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, and depending on the nature of the prize and eligibility requirements of the Contest, Calista in its sole discretion may require verification of Contest winner’s or winners’ identification by a showing of valid government-issued photo identification.
d. To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winner(s) and guests (if applicable) agree to release and hold harmless Calista, its advertising and promotion agencies, any social media platform utilized in the conduct of the Contest (including but not limited to Facebook, Inc.) and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents, representatives, successors, and assigns of each of them (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, losses or liability, including but not limited to personal injury, property damage and death, arising directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the prize or participation in the Contest, or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize (or portion thereof), including any/all travel/activity related thereto; and the use of his/her name, address (city and state), voice, performance, photograph, image and/or other likeness for programming, advertising, publicity, trade and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Calista and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. Calista may also require eligible Contest winner(s) and their guests or travel companions, if any (as well as each of their parent(s) or legal guardian(s), if winner(s), guest(s) or travel companion(s) are under the age of majority in their state of residence), to sign a liability release confirming such consent. It is the responsibility of the winner(s) to ensure that their guest(s) or travel companion(s) sign and return to Calista any required release.
e. Calista, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person (and applicable entry) from this Contest if he or she tampers with the entry process, the operation of the Contest, or the operation of Calista’s websites, Facebook Page, and/or any other social networking site used in the Contest, or is otherwise in violation of the Official Rules. Calista further reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Contest, or any part of it, without penalty, if it is not capable of completion as planned or if any fraud, technical failures or any factor beyond Calista’s control, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures of any sort, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest as determined by Calista in is sole discretion. Any attempt by an entrant or any person to deliberately damage any website, Facebook Page, and/or any other social networking site used in the Contest or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, Calista reserves the right to seek full prosecution and/or damages from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law. Calista’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of any term or condition of the Contest or Official Rules. If due to circumstances beyond the control of Calista, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, Calista reserves the right, but not the obligation, to modify, terminate, suspend or cancel the Contest and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
f. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Contest, or in the announcement of a prize; (ii) entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties, malfunctions, disconnections, other technological failures, telephone service outages, delays, dropped calls, or busy signals, or any other difficulties that may prevent an individual from sending or receiving a text message; or (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, misdirected, postage due, illegible, incomplete, incorrect, or late entries. Further, the Released Parties are not responsible if any part of a Contest prize that cannot be awarded due to acts of god, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism or other factors beyond Calista’s control.
g. To the fullest extent permitted by law, by participating in the Contest, you understand and agree that:
i. if the parties are unable to resolve any dispute amicably, it shall be resolved by means of binding arbitration (not in a court of law) under the rules of the American Arbitration Association, and the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration;
ii. any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action (even if the rules and procedures of the arbitration tribunal allow class arbitrations);
iii. any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event and under no circumstances will entrants or winners be permitted to obtain awards for attorneys’ fees, and you hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other form of damages, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased;
iv. any claim or dispute regarding the Contest or these Official Rules will be resolved pursuant to the laws of the State of Alaska, without regard to its conflicts of laws;
v. venue for any claim or dispute regarding the Contest or these Official Rules shall be in Anchorage, Alaska and you agree to submit to such venue and waive all objections to the venue; and
vi. if for any reason a claim or dispute regarding the Contest or these Official Rules proceeds in court rather than through arbitration, there will not be a jury trial.
h. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules, including but not limited to the agreement to arbitrate, shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained herein.
i. To obtain a copy of the Official Rules or a list of winners following completion of the Contest, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope specifying “Calista Corp. Stock Will Official Rules” or “Calista Corp. Stock Will Winner List” to Calista Corporation, 5015 Business Park Blvd., Suite 3000, Anchorage, AK 99503. A copy of the Official Rules and a list of winner(s) (when complete) are also available during regular business hours at either the Bethel or Anchorage office. All such requests must be received within thirty (30) days following completion of the Contest.