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Rules and Regulations

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

  • Eligibility: Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who sign up at the online sweepstakes page and who are 18 as of the date of entry. The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the United States and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Echo Corporation (the “Sponsor”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.


  • Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Echo, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.


  • Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online and by mail, starting on April 1, 2017 and ending October 31, 2017. All online entries must be received by October 31, 2017 11:59PM CDT. Prizes will be awarded Daily, Weekly, Monthly and one Grand Prize at the end of the contest period.


  • How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry through any one of the methods listed in this section. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Echo. Each entrant must provide a valid e-mail address in order to be eligible to enter or win. Proof of submitting the required information on the Promotion’s registration page is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of entry into this Promotion. The name of the “authorized account holder” associated with any given e-mail address will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with and abide by these Official Rules. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, an online service provider, or another organization that is responsible for assigning for the exchange associated with the submitted e-mail address or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of who actually submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address supplied at the time of entry. Proof (to Sponsor’s satisfaction) of being the authorized account holder may be required by Sponsor, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. As permitted by law, each entrant agrees that personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes may be shared with the Promotion Entities and Sponsor’s other promotional partners to contact you regarding promotional updates; information; messages; and for other reasons via electronic and/or ordinary mail and, will be used by Sponsor and such promotional partners in compliance with their respective privacy practices. By entering the Promotion, each entrant grants Sponsor permission to share your email address and any other personally identifiable information with the other Promotion Entities for the purpose of the Promotion’s administration and prize fulfillment. Sponsor will not sell, rent, transfer or otherwise disclose your personal data to any third party other than as described herein or in the Privacy Policy. Note: Entry must be made by the entrant, only in the manner as set forth herein. All other methods of entry are considered void, including but not limited to entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other website or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. The use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Echo. Echo shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users, wireless users, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes. Echo assumes no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, incomplete, late, damaged, or misdirected entries, email messages; or other communications malfunctions; interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections including those through and/or by the Website; miscommunications, failed computer hardware or software or other technical failures; garbled, lost, misrouted or scrambled transmissions; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in any transmission or communication; traffic congestion on the Internet or for any technical problem, including but not limited to any injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Promotion or by visiting the Website; printing or other errors appearing within these Official Rules or in any Promotion related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, technical, electronic or otherwise.

    Methods of Sweepstakes Entry. Regardless of method of entry, there is a daily maximum of 50 ballot entries per person.


    • REGISTER ON WEBSITE: Register on the “ECHO MEANS BUSINESS” website (echomeansbusiness.com) Registration is required to participate in sweepstakes/registration into the sweepstakes is automatic for every user that registers during the promotion period. The registration process earns the registrant 5 ballots.

    • REGISTER A DEALER CODE: Include a dealer sweepstakes code in the registration form at echomeansbusiness.com during site registration, earns 5 ballots.

    • POST A QUESTION IN FORUM: Start a new conversation thread in the “Pro User Forum” on the website echomeansbusiness.com. Each new conversation will earn 2 ballots per conversation thread, with a maximum of 10 ballots per day.

    • RESPOND TO POSTS IN FORUM: Each response to a conversation started by others in the “Pro User Forum” on the website echomeansbusiness.com earns 2 ballots per comment per conversation thread, with a maximum of 10 ballots per day.

    • REFER FRIENDS WHO REGISTER: When logged in to the echomeansbusiness.com site, clicking on the “Refer a Friend” function, the user will be provided with a refer-a-friend form. Completion of the refer-a-friend form by itself will not earn any additional ballots. If the referral registers on the website, the member who referred them will earn an additional 3 ballots per registered referral. There is a limit of one refer a friend form per day. Each refer a friend form may contain up to 5 email addresses.

    • REGISTER AN ECHO PRODUCT (AT DEALER): When a user purchases an Echo qualified product from any Echo certified Dealer, they are given the option to register the product for warranty within the existing ECHO warranty registration website/application. The registration process includes the capture of the user’s email address. If the users email exists in the list of registered users, he/she will earn 10 ballots towards the sweepstake prizes. If the email address of the user is not registered in the echomeansbusiness.com community, a profile will be created for them and 10 ballots will be added to their profile – but not be “active” because he/she is not registered. To claim the ballots, he/she must register on the site. If a visitor registers directly on the echomeansbusiness.com website with an email address that is already been uploaded with ballots from a product registration, the pending user profile will simply become active instead of inactive and the ballots will awarded from the warranty registration.

    • UPLOAD PHOTO USING ECHO PRODUCTS: Registrants may complete a form on the website echomeansbusiness.com to upload a .jpg image to the site administrator. If the registrant uploads at least 5 images during the course of 1 day, the registrant earns 3 ballots. Any images uploaded become part of the contest entry and subject to the rules of entry.

    • SHARE WEBSITE OR ARTICLE ON SOCIAL MEDIA: Registrants may share the website echomeansbusiness.com and/or selected articles published on the website echomeansbusiness.com. Sharing must be done on the website echomeansbusiness.com using the buttons on the echomeansbusiness.com to share via Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn. Each share earns 2 ballots, to a maximum of 12 ballots per day.

    • COMPLETE ONLINE POLL: Each registrant who completes an online survey accessed via the website echomeansbusiness.com will earn 1 ballot. The maximum is 1 ballot for each poll during the sweepstakes period.

    • WRITE IN BALLOT anyone who chooses not to use the echomeansbusiness.com website to enter, may enter the sweepstakes without visiting the website by mailing a letter to;

      Echomeansbusiness Sweepstakes,
      Echo Incorporated
      400 Oakwood Road
      Lake Zurich, Illinois, 60047

      Any write in Ballot must include first name, last name, business name, address, email address and business phone number. Each write in ballot will earn 1 ballot.


  • Prizes: There are Winners will receive: Daily prize, 1 Echo squishy or 1 Echo chain saw key chain/bottle opener or 1 Echo pen with a value of $3.00 each. Weekly prize, 1 Echo hat, value $7.00. Monthly prize, 6 Echo shirts with a value of $120.00. Grand prize of a trip for two to the 2018 Major League Baseball All Star game on July 10, 2018 at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. including: Two roundtrip airfare, Ground transportation to/from airport and hotel, 4 days/3 nights hotel accommodations, Stadium ticket packages for two days, with a total value of $5,000.00. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor's discretion. The prize is non-transferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Echo to use winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.


  • Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.


  • Winner selection and notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via email to the email address they entered the Sweepstakes with within five (5) days following the winner selection. Echo shall have no liability for a winner's failure to receive notices due to winners' spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners' provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Upon verification of entrant’s win and compliance with these Official Rules, delivery of the prize will be coordinated by a representative of Sponsor and the prize winner will receive further notification with details on how to claim the prize. All details and other restrictions of the prize not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion

    The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. Prize winners may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and a Publicity Release (“Affidavit/Publicity Release”)

    ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.


  • Rights Granted by you: By entering this contest you understand that Echo, anyone acting on behalf of Echo, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.


  • Terms: Echo reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Echo may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Echo. Echo reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

    Echo has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.

    Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Echo reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

    By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Echo. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.


  • Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Echo and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant it finds to be tampering with the entry process or operation of the Promotion or to be acting in an unsportslike or disruptive manner, or with intent to threaten, abuse or harass any other person. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Promotion if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Promotion is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Promotion as contemplated herein. In the event Sponsor is prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Promotion as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis (e.g., SARS), order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval which may be required, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select winner(s) in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.


  • Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF ILLINIOS, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Illinois having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. IN NO EVENT WILL THE PROMOTION ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND THE PROMOTION ENTITIES HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE RIGHT IS RESERVED BY SPONSOR TO SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.


  • Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Echo Web Site. To read the Privacy Policy; http://www.echo-usa.com/Website-Information/Privacy-Policy


  • Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winner's list or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

    Sweepstakes Rules
    Echo Incorporated,
    400 Oakwood Road,
    Lake Zurich, IL, 60047

    Requests must be received no later than October 31, 2017.


  • Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Echo Incorporated,

    400 Oakwood Road, Lake Zurich, IL, 60047