Official Contest Rules

These are the rules governing the "SPG Giveaway" contest by ACS. Per the following rules, no purchase is necessary to enter any Associated Computer Systems Ltd. contest.

How to enter:

There are three ways to enter the "SPG Giveaway" as listed below.

  1. Submit either a "Services Survey" or a "Product Survey" via 
    • One survey per person per project or purchase allowed. 
    • Registrant will only receive one entry if a "Services Survey" and "Product Survey" are submitted for the same order or project. 
    • In order to qualify, survey form must contain the registrant's full name and company. 
  2. Submit a "Reference Form" via Registrant will receive one entry into the contest for each reference submitted per person per project or order.
    • Registrants may obtain more than one entry by submitting both a survey and reference form as outlined above.
  3. No purchase necessary: To register without purchase please hand print your name, title, company name, complete corporate address, city, state, zip code, business phone number, birth date, and business e-mail address on a 3 x 5 card and mail in a first-class stamped envelope to: ACS SPG Giveaway, 11122 Aurora Ave. Des Moines, IA 50322.  Mail-in entries must be postmarked and received by the following dates: fourth quarter drawing- December 31, 2015. For purposes of these Official Rules, Saturday, Sunday, and postal holidays will not be considered business days. Each mail-in entry must be mailed in a separate outer envelope. No copies, facsimiles or mechanical reproductions will be accepted. Mail-in entries limited to two per person per quarter.

  • To be eligible to win any prize from Associated Computer Systems Ltd., you must not have won anything from Associated Computer Systems Ltd. in the past 6 months. Only one winner per household is permitted within 6 months after a household has a winner. Any prize awarded to an ineligible registrants will be deemed null and void, and an alternate eligible winner may be named.
  • As a winner of an Associated Computer Systems Ltd. contest your voice, name and/or picture may be used for promotional, broadcast, or internet purposes without any compensation to you.
  • Prizes awarded are not redeemable for cash. No prize is transferable. No substitution for a prize will be made at the request of winner. Associated Computer Systems Ltd. reserves the right to substitute a prize of similar value.
  • All winners of all contests are responsible for all taxes on prize awarded. All winners of a prize valued at $600 or more will be required to complete the appropriate tax forms at Associated Computer Systems Ltd. prior to claiming prize. All winners will be sent a 1099 MISC federal tax form if in one calendar year the prize value of all prizes won exceeds $600.
  • In the event the winner is subject to or the subject of any order or legal process issued by any governmental agency having jurisdiction over the affairs of the winner (i.e. garnishment, child support order, judgment, lien, etc.), Associated Computer Systems Ltd.’s delivery of the prize to the official representative of the governmental entity claiming a right to the prize shall be thus deemed as (Associated Computer Systems Ltd.) awarding the prize to the winner. Associated Computer Systems Ltd. shall be entitled to rely in good faith, upon any documents presented by the representative seeking to collect the prize in lieu of the winner. Associated Computer Systems Ltd. shall not be liable for any claim by any winner for damages incidental thereto.
  • All Associated Computer Systems Ltd. contests are open to all eligible residents 21 or over (unless otherwise specified) living or working within Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota, Illinois, and South Dakota. Contestants must possess a valid form of identification bearing the picture of the contestant acceptable to Associated Computer Systems Ltd. that will be presented to Associated Computer Systems Ltd. and accepted before the prize is awarded. Employees of Associated Computer Systems Ltd., it’s advertising agencies, affiliates, contest sponsors, partners, employees and immediate families of each, are not eligible to win any contest. Immediate family includes the spouse, great-grandparents, grandparents, parents, brothers, sisters, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of the employee and his/her spouse. This also includes individuals for whom the employee is current legal guardian.
  • Winners will be expected to claim prize at the Associated Computer Systems Ltd. office located at 11122 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50322, between 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) within 30 days of being notified that they are winners, unless there is an expiration date on prize, which will be specifically stated.
  • All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Contest is void where prohibited.
  • Associated Computer Systems Ltd. reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if any contest rules are violated in any way.
  • Associated Computer Systems Ltd. assumes no liability for situations, repairs, or incidents arising from any aspect of any prize awarded in any contest. Associated Computer Systems Ltd., its advertising agencies, affiliates, contest sponsors, partners, employees, and immediate families of each are absolved and shall be held harmless from any action or liability arising from any contest or prize awarded in any contest.
  • Associated Computer Systems Ltd. reserves the right to amend the rules to any contest at any time. Associated Computer Systems Ltd.’s decision is always final.
  • Associated Computer Systems Ltd. shall have no responsibility for contestant’s inability or failure to participate, failure to win or claim any prize based on malfunction or difficulties with telephone, cell phone, texting, email, or internet access, or any other circumstances in any contest beyond Associated Computer Systems Ltd.’s control.
  • For any contest involving on-line voting: If an entrant receives irregular votes, including but not limited to, votes generated by a robotic, programmed, script, macro, or other automated means, Associated Computer Systems Ltd. reserves the right to disqualify the entrant in its sole discretion and/or use another means to determine the winner(s), ex. – random selection or appointing a panel of judges.
  • The following are specifically related to all contests where an entry form is required either online or in-person.
  • A copy of these rules is available during business hours at the Associated Computer Systems Ltd. 11122 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50322