LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS “Ignite Your Greatness” SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1) LINCOLN ELECTRIC HOLDINGS INC. (“Lincoln Electric or Sponsor”) “Ignite Your Greatness”
Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) states of the United
States and the District of Columbia (void in Puerto Rico, all U.S. territories and possessions and all
overseas military installations) who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older as of July 25,
2023, with access to the Internet at all times during the Sweepstakes period (as defined below) and
subsequent prize award period (as defined below). All employees of Lincoln Electric, its subsidiaries
and members of their immediate families (parent, child, sibling, spouse and their respective
spouses, regardless of where they reside) and households, whether or not related, are not eligible to
enter or win the Sweepstakes. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
Void where prohibited by law. Entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes your full and unconditional
acceptance of these official rules (“Official Rules”), including, but not limited to, your consent to
receive email messages from the Sponsor or its affiliates (“Sponsor Affiliates”) solely in connection
with the Sweepstakes.
2) The Sweepstakes entry period begins at 12:00 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time on September 1, 2023
and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time on December 15, 2023 (“Entry Period”).
Sweepstakes winners will be selected from entries properly submitted to the Sweepstakes. It is the
Participant's responsibility to check the Sweepstakes page regularly throughout the Sweepstakes to
stay informed of any new or updated deadlines. Lincoln Electric is not responsible for any
Participant's failure to do so. Note: Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for this
3) During the entry period, visit the Sweepstakes registration page located at Sponsor’s website at
https://lincolnelectricretail.com/, or visit Sponsor’s social channel pages at
Facebook.com/LincolnElectricRetail/ and Instagram.com/LincolnElectricRetail/, and follow the
instructions to electronically complete and submit the Sweepstakes entry form. You will be asked to
provide basic contact information, including your name, street address, phone number, and email
address. (NOTE: You must complete all required fields of the entry form with information that is
valid on the date of the drawing to be eligible). If entering the Sweepstakes via Facebook or
Instagram, you must be the owner of the email account associated with the Facebook or Instagram
account from which the entry is made. One entry per participant. [[ You may also enter the
Sweepstakes by mailing a submission containing your name, address and telephone number to:
ATTN: Sweepstakes Entry WCTA, 22801 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44117. Mailed Submissions
will be dated as submissions on the date they are received and will be discarded if received after the
Sweepstakes End Date.]] This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by,
or associated with, Facebook or Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information
to Sponsor and not to Facebook or Instagram. All entries become the property of Sponsor and none
will be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor shall not be responsible for lost, late, misdirected,
damaged, illegible, incomplete, garbled, or incorrect entries. Entries become the property of
Sponsor and will not be returned.
4) Winners will be selected through a random drawing from among all eligible entries collected during
the Entry Period taking place on or about (December 15, 2023) at Sponsor’s principal place of
business. The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions and interpretations on all
matters relating to the Sweepstakes and these Official Rules are final and binding in all respects.
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant or winner and may refuse to award a prize to a
person who is not eligible or has violated a rule, gained unfair advantage in the Sweepstakes, or
obtained winner status using fraudulent means. If there is a dispute about the identity of an
entrant, prize will be awarded to the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by the
internet service provider responsible for the domain associated with the submitted email address. If
winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with the Sweepstakes rules, winner will be
disqualified and an alternate winner will be awarded the prize in a separate random drawing.
Winner will be notified by electronic mail. Inability of Sponsor to contact winner by electronic mail
within seventy-two (72) hours after selection, may result in disqualification of winner and an
alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing at Sponsor’s discretion. Prize will sent to
winner by US mail within 7 (seven) days after winner has been notified and accepted prize. If prize
is returned as undeliverable, then prize will be forfeited and another winner will be randomly
5) Before being declared a winner the selected Participant will be contacted by email and notified that
they are eligible to win. The selected Participant must reply within one (1) business day of
notification and provide the Sponsor with a contact phone number, email and address. The Sponsor
will then email the Winner and he/she will be required to sign and return within one (1) business
day of notification a declaration of eligibility and a liability/publicity release, which:
a. confirms compliance with the Sweepstakes rules;
b. releases the Sponsor, its affiliated companies and agents, advertising and promotion agencies,
the Sweepstakes judges and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives,
successors and assigns from any liability in connection with the Sweepstakes, the entrant’s
participation therein and/or the awarding and use or misuse of the prize or any portion thereof;
c. grants to the Sponsor the right to use the selected entrant’s name, address and likeness in any
form of advertising relating to the Sweepstakes without further notice or compensation.
A Participant may decline to be a Winner by notifying Sponsor within one business day following
notification, in which case the declining Participant forgoes any prize or other features associated with
winning the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify a Participant if Sponsor deems
If a prize is valued at $600 or more the potential winner must also sign and return an IRS W-9 form,
within the stated time in order to claim the prize.
Potential winners will be disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner if:
- the required documentation is not returned within 14 days after receipt of any request to
- prize notification letter/email or prize is returned as undeliverable; or
- potential winner is disqualified for any reason in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
6) This Sweepstakes is subject to cancellation and Lincoln Electric may terminate or modify the
Sweepstakes if an insufficient number of entries are received. Lincoln Electric and its directors,
officers, subsidiaries, parent and affiliated companies, distributors, advertising, fulfillment, judging
and promotion agencies are not responsible for lost, misplaced, misrouted or late email; technical
problems associated with hardware or software malfunctions whether caused by the sender or by
any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in this Sweepstakes and any human
error which may occur in the processing of entries in this Sweepstakes.
7) Sponsor also assumes no responsibility for any technical problems in connection with transmission
or receipt of online entries including faulty electronic data transmission, traffic congestion on the
Internet or on the web site, hardware or software error, equipment failure or malfunction, or other
online communications problems.
8) Prizes will be awarded in this Sweepstakes, which will be delivered by ground and/or standard
freight and will consist of:
- Weld-Pak® 180i MP DV
- Weld-Pak® 90i FC
- Plasma 20™
- Spool Gun
- TIG Foot Pedal
- TIG Torch
- Angle Grinder
- Welding Table and Workbench
- Welding Clamps Kits
- Welding Table Fixturing Kit
- Welding Table Wheel Kit
- No Rules Helmet
- Black Welding Shirt
- Welding Gloves
- Face Shield
- Safety Glasses
- Doo Rag
- Welding Sleeves
- Wire Brush
- Chipping Hammer
- Magnetic Holder
- Marker Set
- Stick Electrodes - 5 lb. box each of 1/8 in. diameter:
- MIG Wire - 1 lb spool each of:
o .025 in. SuperArc® L-56 ER70S-6 MIG Wire
o .030 in. SuperArc® L-56 ER70S-6 MIG Wire
- Flux-Core Wire - 1 lb spool each of:
o .030 in. Innershield® NR211-MP Flux-Core Wire
o 035 in. Innershield® NR211-MP Flux-Core Wire
(Total estimated retail value: 4,412.71)
Prize winners must be at least 18 years of age. Prizes will only be awarded after the winner has
submitted shipping information.
All taxes and expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included as part of any prize
package and are solely the prize winner’s responsibility.
Prizes are not redeemable for cash or transferable except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. The
prizes will be awarded provided they are validly in accord with these Official Rules, after which no
alternate winners will be selected, nor unclaimed prizes awarded. All taxes on the prizes, if any, and
other expenses related to accepting and/or using the prizes not listed in these Official Rules are the
sole responsibility of each winner, who will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value
of the prize, if applicable. The prizes will be shipped only to addresses in the United States.
9) Decisions made by the Sponsor are final in all matters, including interpretation of these official rules
and awarding of the prize(s). If legitimately claimed, the prize(s) will be awarded. In no event will
more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.
10) All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of
the Sponsor. Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant consents
to the use of his/her name, voice, picture, likeness and biographical data and/or any other
information contained in his/her entry in advertising, promotional and marketing materials
produced by the Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates without additional compensation. In addition, by
entering, all entrants, except where prohibited by law, consent to being photographed, filmed,
taped and/or interviewed about their participation in the Sweepstakes. Participation is subject to
all federal, state and local laws and regulations. You are responsible for checking applicable laws
and regulations in your jurisdiction before participating in the Sweepstakes.
11) In connection therewith, all entrants grant full permission and consent to the Sponsor and the
Sponsor Affiliates to utilize any of the results of such photographing, filming, taping and/or
interviewing in any and all media now known or hereafter devised and hereby release Sponsor and
the Sponsor Affiliates from all related liability.
12) If this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, because of any infection by a
computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or other cause
beyond Sponsor’s control which corrupts or threatens to corrupt or adversely affects the
administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves
the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, suspend and/or modify this Sweepstakes.
13) Lincoln Electric reserves the right to disqualify any individual who is responsible for or who tampers
with the entry process or website. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to defend,
indemnify, release and hold harmless Sponsor from and against any and all losses, demands,
damages, rights, claims, injuries, actions and liabilities of any kind arising out of or related to
entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State
of Ohio, with venue in Ohio, and by entering participants consent to jurisdiction in, and all claims
must be resolved in the federal or state courts of Cuyahoga, Ohio. Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliate’s
liability will be limited to two hundred and fifty dollars ($250.00), and in no event shall Sponsor or
Sponsor Affiliates be liable for attorneys’ fees and or experts’ fees and costs. By participating in the
Sweepstakes each entrant waives the right to claim any additional damages whatsoever, including,
but not limited to, punitive, consequential, incidental or indirect damages.
14) Winner, by acceptance of any prize, agrees to release Sponsor and the Sponsor Affiliates from any
and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons
and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of any prize
or while traveling to and from a location to obtain or use any prize. The participant agrees that
participation shall be at his/her own risk and agrees to adhere to all applicable safety regulations
and traffic laws. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions,
delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority. Any liability for federal, state or other
taxes will be the sole responsibility of the winning entrant. Lincoln Electric shall not be responsible
for payment of any such taxes.
15) Neither Sponsor nor the Sponsor Affiliates make any warranty, representation, or guarantee,
express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of any prize including, without limitation,
quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. Neither Sponsor nor the Sponsor
Affiliates are responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind caused by
Sponsor or the Sponsor Affiliates, the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated
with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the
entries in this Sweepstakes and which may limit a participant's ability to participate in this
16) Entries that are incomplete, illegible or corrupted are void and will not be accepted. Any person who
supplies false information or plagiarized materials, enters by fraudulent means, or is otherwise
determined to be in violation of these Official Rules in an attempt to obtain any prize will forfeit the
prize won and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Submission of an entry is
acknowledgment of and agreement to be bound by all terms and conditions of these Official Rules.
17) Questions can be submitted via email Retail@LincolnElectric.com .
18) NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO WIN. Purchase does not improve the chance of winning. Odds of
winning depend on the number of eligible entries and voting.
By registering or submitting a Submission, you agree that you have full right and authority to submit
the Submission. You are solely responsible for your Submission. All registration information is
deemed to have been collected in the United States. In addition to the uses of personal information
described in that Policy, Sponsor will use information you provide through entry into the
Sweepstakes to administer the Sweepstakes.
20) The invalidity or un-enforceability of any provision of these Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes Rules shall otherwise remain in effect
and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision was not contained