Official Rules


ELIGIBILITY: OPEN ONLY TO INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, CANADA AND MEXICO AND WHO ARE OF LEGAL AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR JURISDICTION OF RESIDENCE. Employees of DayMen Canada Acquisition ULC ("Sponsor") its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Sponsor will determine eligibility in its sole and absolute discretion. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Giveaway.

TO ENTER: Between 12:01 a.m. Pacific Standard Time ("PST") on May 1st, 2017 and 11:59 p.m. PST on May 31, 2017 (the "Entry Period"), review a Lowepro product directly on the product’s page at www.Lowepro.com or submit an email at 50yearsweepstakes@lowepro.com and tell us in 25 words or less why you want to go to Alaska and photograph grizzly bears. Limit one (1) entry per person for the duration of the Entry Period. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. All entry emails received must be valid and capable of receiving and sending emails.

DRAWING: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing held on June 2, 2017. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winner will be notified via email (the email address used will be the email provided through the review at www.lowepro.com or the email from which the 25 words or less was sent to 50yearsweepstakes@lowepro.com). If winner cannot be contacted or does not respond within 5 days of being contacted, if any prize is returned as undeliverable, or in the event a potential winner does not accept the prize or fails to comply with these rules and requirements, the prize will be forfeited. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given and another potential winner will be chosen. Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility (or, declaration or certificate, as applicable), a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within fourteen (14) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor's discretion, an alternate winner selected. If winner is a resident of Canada, he/she will be required to answer a time-limited mathematical skill-testing question. Failure to answer the question correctly (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) or within the time period provided will result in disqualification and, at Sponsor's discretion, an alternate winner may be selected.

PRIZE(S): There will be one winner that will receive the following prize.

  • GRAND PRIZE: Paid Photo Adventure with Loweprofessional, Chris McLennan. July 25, 2017 –July 31, 2017
    MSRP: US$6495.00 (photo tour including accommodations), (photo tour including accommodations), up to US$1000.00 (airfare – round-trip, economy class), Lowepro bag of choice (up to US$400.00)
    • Roundtrip airfare to/from Anchorage, Alaska. Roundtrip small plane transfer to Salmon Creek Lodge.
    • 1 night stay, The Lakefront Anchorage (http://www.hotelsone.com/anchorage-hotels-us/the-lakefront-anchorage-a-millennium-hotel.html), 5 nights stay, Silver Salmon Creek Lodge (silversalmoncreek.com)
    • Instructional photo tour with Loweprofessional, Chris McLennan to photograph Alaskan Grizzly Bears (subject to Mother Nature) at Lake Clarke National Park and surrounding areas.
  • FIRST PRIZE: 24”X36” Chris McLennan print and Lowepro ProTrekker 450 AW bag. MSRP US$182.95 (print) and US$379.95 (ProTrekker)
  • SECOND PRIZE: Lowepro Flipside 400 AW II bag. MSRP US$219.95
  • THIRD PRIZE: Lowepro Nova 180 AW II Bag. MSRP US$89.95

The products are supported with the same warranty as if the product was purchased from a dealer. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes, as applicable), as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Except where prohibited by law and to the extent that the negative consequences described below are the foreseeable result of matters within the Released Parties' (as defined below) reasonable control and are the direct consequence of negligence or default by any of them, Released Parties are not responsible for (i) lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered or garbled registrations, entries or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; (ii) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; or (iii) injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes Sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes for any reason, including, but not limited to, should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor's sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries. If terminated, Sponsor may, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY: Except to the extent that any personal injury or death is caused by the Released Parties' negligence or breach of these Official Rules and to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, "Released Parties") will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this Sweepstakes.

GRANT OF PUBLICITY: Each winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited and to the extent permitted by applicable law, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide for the duration of the rights, without notice or review or approval.

PERSONAL DATA: Personal information collected from entrants will be used in accordance with the Sponsor's Privacy Policy, available at and, in addition, as otherwise set out in these Official Rules for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes. Each entrant expressly agrees to the use of his/her personal information for such purpose. Sponsor will not sell, share or otherwise disclose information collected in any manner with third parties, other than those parties necessary to fulfill the above purposes, unless entrant has given his prior express consent to receive additional information from Sponsor or a third party. Entrants have a right of access to, modification and withdrawal of their personal data. Entrants also have the right of opposition to the data collection, under certain circumstances. To exercise such right, an entrant may write to: Legal Department, DayMen Canada Acquisition ULC, 1435 N. McDowell Blvd., Suite 200, Petaluma, CA 94954. The data controller and data recipient is Lowepro 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes, Legal Department, DayMen Canada Acquisition ULC, 1435 N. McDowell Blvd., Suite 200, Petaluma, CA 94954.

CHOICE OF LAW: This Giveaway is governed by United States law and is subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Sweepstakes must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in the County of Sonoma, in the State of California.

SEVERABILITY/COUNTRY SPECIFIC NOTICES: If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect. In addition to the tax liability disclosures in these rules, winner is subject to abide by the income reporting and, if applicable, the payment of any taxes due per the laws, rules and regulations of the winner's country of residence.

MEXICAN RESIDENTS: By entering, entrants from Mexico hereby expressly agree and accept that for all that is related to the interpretation, performance and enforcement of this Official Rules, each of them expressly submit themselves to the laws of the United States of America and to the jurisdiction of the competent courts in the County of Sonoma, in the State of California, expressly waiving to any other jurisdiction that could correspond to them by virtue of their present or future domicile or by virtue of any other cause.

WINNER'S NAME: For the name of the winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Lowepro 50th Anniversary Sweepstakes, 1435 N. McDowell Blvd., Suite 200, Petaluma, CA 94954, for receipt no later than June 30, 2017. Residents outside the U.S. may omit return postage

SPONSOR: DayMen Canada Acquisition ULC, 1435 N. McDowell Blvd., Suite 200, Petaluma, CA 94954.