SMUD Energy Store Holiday Sweepstakes

Official Rules


1. General Rules: The name of the promotion governed by these Official Rules is the SMUD Energy Store Holiday Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”).  Sweepstakes begins November 4, 2019 and closes on December 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time.

2. Eligibility: Sweepstakes open to residents of the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (“SMUD”) service area and SMUD customers. All entrants must be eighteen (18) years of age or older. Not open to employees and immediate family members (spouse, parent, siblings and children) of SMUD, its directors, officers, employees or agents. 

3. Indemnity: By entering, entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and hold harmless and indemnifies SMUD and each of its directors, officers, employees, or agents against any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described), with respect to or arising from either the entrant’s participation or the receipt or use of the prizes awarded in this Sweepstakes.

4. How to Enter: To be automatically entered, entrant must make a purchase (of any amount) on during the promotional period of November 4, 2019 to December 31, 2019. Prize eligibility depends on date the entry is received by SMUD. Those not making a purchase on may enter by mailing a 3.5” x 5” postcard to the address given below (hand print your name, age, address (including zip code), daytime and evening telephone numbers, and e-mail address. Mail postcard entries to: SMUD Energy Store Holiday Sweepstakes c/o SMUD, P.O. Box 15830 – M.S. A102, Sacramento, CA 95852-1830. SMUD is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, undelivered, illegible, or improperly inputted entries.

5. Entry Deadline: Entries must be received by December 31, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time. Postcard entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2019.  

6. Random Drawings: Limit one prize per potential winner. On/about January 10, 2020, three (3) entries will be drawn at random for the three (3) prizes, from all eligible entries received. The drawing will be conducted by a representative or designee of SMUD, whose decision with respect to the selection of the potential winners shall be final.  Entrants need not be present to win. The potential winners will be notified by telephone on/about the drawing date. Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

7. Prizes: There will be a total of three (3) prize packages containing: one (1) ecobee SmartThermostat with Voice Control; two (2) ecobee Switch+; and one (1) ecobee SmartSensor 2-Pack. Prize packages are valued at $480 each. The prize packages are non-transferable to any other person, including relatives and friends. Winners are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local taxes, and any expenses associated with the prize, unless otherwise specified. No substitution, cash equivalent or transfer of prizes is permitted. No cash-back value will be given.  

8. Prize Acceptance: All federal state and local laws and regulations apply. Prior to or at the time of delivery of the prize, the potential winner must execute a SMUD Prize Award and Release Agreement within five (5) business days of notification. Non-compliance within this time period may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner, unless prohibited by law. Failure to accept delivery of the prize will constitute forfeiture of such prize.  If a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules or if SMUD is unable to contact a selected winner within a reasonable time period following the winner’s selection, the prize will be forfeited, and, at SMUD’s discretion, an alternate winner will be selected. In consideration of being awarded the prize, winner hereby agrees and consents, without further authorization, compensation or remuneration of any kind, to the use of the winner’s name, voice, picture, and/or likeness in any and all advertising, promotions and other publicity conducted by SMUD.

9. Official Rules/Winners List: SMUD reserves the right to make rule or Sweepstakes changes without notice at any time.  The decision of SMUD in the interpretation of, and compliance with, the Official Rules is final.  By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of SMUD, which are final.  For a copy of the Official Rules and/or a list of the winners and prizes, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: SMUD Energy Store Holiday Sweepstakes, c/o SMUD, P.O. Box 15830 – M.S. A102, Sacramento, CA 95852-0830.  Requests must be received no later than December 16, 2019.

10. Tax Information: Liability for any applicable taxes imposed by any government, if any, on any prize won is the sole responsibility of the winner of such Prize.

11. Applicable Laws: This Sweepstakes is subject to the laws of the State of California. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.

12. SMUD’s Address:

6301 S Street 
Sacramento, CA 95817