The Great Grill Race Official Rules

“The Great Grill Race” CONTEST RULES

SMG – Stephens Media Group & General Store/Outpost

Contest Date: April 29th, 2023

Contest Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Grill Prize Value: $999.99

Rules and Regulations

Please read the following carefully:


No purchase is necessary in order to participate.

Officers, employees, and employees-volunteers of SMG – Stephens Media Group and or Ace

Hardware, General Store & General Store Outpost and Coho Media, as well as their

immediate families are not eligible to participate.

All participants must be at least 18 years of age as of the contest date.

To be eligible to win any prize given away by SMG – Stephens Media Group (unless otherwise

stated), winners must reside in the Spokane DMA as defined by the Nielsen Company. Which

includes some but not all counties in Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho. When collecting

prize, proof of residency must be shown to confirm the winner’s address. If you have relocated

to an acceptable address but have not changed your license, a utility bill or pay stub will be

accepted. No exceptions will be made.

One participant team per household/family.

The decision of SMG – Stephens Media Group in verifying and confirming winners will be final.

SMG – Stephens Media Group reserves the right to discontinue on-going promotion and contest

as deemed necessary.

All prizes are non-transferable. SMG – Stephens Media Group reserves the right to substitute

prizes if the prizes promised become unavailable during the promotion. The alternate prize

may be of equal or greater value than original prize. Non-cash prizes are not convertible to


Taxes may be due for certain prizes awarded by SMG – Stephens Media Group. Winners will be

responsible to pay any taxes due. SMG – Stephens Media Group will file IRS Form 1099-MISC

reporting the winner of any prize valued at $600.00 or more, or the winner of prizes valued at a

total of $600 or more during a calendar year. Thus, SMG – Stephens Media Group may ask

winners for their social security number or to complete an IRS Form W-9, Request for Taxpayer

Identification Number and Certification.

All prize winners must provide photo identification when claiming prizes.

Should there be any question regarding the rules or conduct of the SMG – Stephens Media

Group contests, please contact the Operations Manager at SMG – Stephens Media Group.

SMG – Stephens Media Group are not responsible for any problems with phone service,

internet delays or online streaming issues.

All prizes won are used at the winner’s own risk and responsibility.

Each winner shall hold SMG – Stephens Media Group and their officers, employees, and agents

free from any liability or responsibility for winner’s use of the prizes.

The winner will be responsible for the time spent, transportation, taxes, tips, and other costs in

connection with the receipt or use of the prize won, without any liability or responsibility by

SMG – Stephens Media Group and their officers, directors, members, employees, and agents.

Four Participants will be drawn from online entries to and

One participant will be drawn from all entries received at The General Store/Outpost on site, on the day of the contest at or about 12:30 p.m. on April 29th, 2023. Must be present to be a participant.

Participants can choose one person (18+ on day of event) to assist in building of a grill. Tools will

not be provided unless they come with the boxed grill.

Five teams will assemble a predetermined grill. The first team to correctly and fully assemble

the grill will win a Traeger Pro Grill package with an approximate value of $999.99.  Grill assembly will be monitored and judged by General Store Outpost and SMG Spokane

employees. Their decision is final.