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Great Park Pursuit Rules


1. HOW TO ENTER. To enter, teams (which must consist of a minimum of two (2) members, with one member over the age 18, and one member under the age of 18) each a "Team" and collectively, "Teams" must complete an official Great Park Pursuit ("Contest") registration form online.  Members will be required to complete and submit participant consent forms, which will be provided following the online registration. Completed consent forms must be submitted at the kickoff event or returned to The Great Park Pursuit, c/o NH Division of Parks and Recreation ("Division"), PO Box 1856, Concord, NH 03302-1856 prior to kickoff. Registration packet can be picked up at the kickoff event unless prior arrangements are made.

All Registration Materials in addition to any materials submitted via the Great Park Pursuit web site (including any photographs, videos, images, or other intellectual property submitted to the Division by any Team) (collectively, "Additional Materials") become the sole and exclusive property of the Division, and receipt of Registration Materials and/or Additional Materials will not be acknowledged or returned. The Division is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled Registration Materials, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic, including without limitation, problems with the web site through which entrants download/submit Registration Materials. Only fully completed Registration Materials are eligible.

2. ELIGIBILITY. Participation is open only to legal residents of the United States. Void outside of the United States and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Employees, officers & directors of the Division, and any other organizations involved in the production and/or administration of the Contest are not eligible to win prizes. Teams are not authorized to participate in the Contest if they are not located within the United States. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

Teams must attend the kickoff event to participate in the subsequent events, unless prior arrangements have been made in writing by contacting The Great Park Pursuit, NH Division of Parks and Recreation, PO Box 1856, Concord, NH  03302-1856, nhgpp@dred.state.nh.us.

All state park entrance and parking fees will be waived for all Teams on event days. This does not include camping fees or the parking meters at the seacoast. By entering, all team members warrant and represent in connection with their participation in the Contest that they: (1) will not engage in any dangerous activities that may be likely to cause personal injury to themselves or others or property damage; and (2) will act in a mature and sportsmanlike manner while participating in the events.

3. JUDGING. All Teams must complete events as described in the Registration Packet provided at the kick-off event and which shall be incorporated herein into the Official Rules by reference. All events will be judged and scored in accordance with the relevant Registration Packet. The Division reserves the right to reject or disqualify any Team, for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion, including without limitation for cheating, violent or dangerous behavior and/or unsportsmanlike conduct. The Division reserves the right to cancel the Contest in the event that insufficient numbers of Teams are entered to adequately apply the scoring criteria as set forth in the Registration Packet.  The Division reserves the right to cancel or reschedule events due to unforeseen weather or emergency conditions in which public safety is at risk.

After all events have taken place, the Teams with the highest numerical score (based on the scoring system set forth in the Registration Packet) will be the winners. Any Teams that have a tied score at the end of the Grand Finale will be entered into a Grand Prize lottery drawing. Prizes will be issued at the Grand Finale.  Teams must be present to win.

4. PRIZES. The Grand Prize will be awarded to the top scoring Team at the Grand Finale. Secondary Prizes will be awarded to other Teams for achievement.  Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. To be eligible for the Grand Prize, Teams must participate in all four guided events and at least one self-guided quest. If no team fulfills these requirements, then the team(s) with the highest number of points will be eligible to win the Grand Prize.  

Teams must be present at the Grand Finale to win a prize. Any team not present at the Grand Finale or who has been rejected or disqualified by the Division will forfeit their prize.

5. CONDITIONS. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Participation in Contest and acceptance of prize constitutes each entrant's and each winner's permission for the Division to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information, Submission and any statements made by each winner regarding the Contest or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

By participating, entrants and winners agree to release and hold harmless the Division, the State of New Hampshire, their respective advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Contest, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Contest-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.

Teams who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Contest in any way shall be disqualified. There is no purchase or sales presentation required to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.

6. SPONSOR: State of New Hampshire Division of Parks and Recreation, 172 Pembroke Road, PO Box 1856, Concord NH 03302-1856