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Contest Start Date 8/15/16 & completion date 01/01/2017

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THE GIST: Enter for your chance to win one Barber Tech SteadiPod. Only entries from the Sweepstakes Period will qualify for the final drawing, so enter today to win! Also, you must be 13 years old or older to play! BARBERTECH STEADIPOD SWEEPSTAKES** OFFICIAL RULES Sponsored by Barber Tech Video Products. **See Prize Description for details. NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
​ 1. Sweepstakes Period begins 12/01/2014 and ends 1/1/2015.
​ 2. Eligibility: The Barber Tech STEADIPOD Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is open worldwide to individuals age thirteen (13) or older as of the date of entry, who have an active e-mail account and Internet access during the Sweepstakes Period. Entrants under the legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside (and at least 18) must have permission from their parents or legal guardians to participate. Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules ("Official Rules").VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
3. To Enter: You may enter the Sweepstakes in one of two (2) ways: (a) Online Entry. Visit during the Sweepstakes Period and fill out the entry form and follow the directions for submitting your information. By submitting a complete entry form at, you will be entered into the Sweepstakes drawing. (b) Alternative Entry. No purchase necessary. To enter by mail without obligation, hand write your name, mailing address, phone number, and e-mail address on a 3"x5" card and mail to: Barber Tech SteadiPod Sweepstakes, Barber Tech, 205 E Anaheim Long Beach, CA 90813. All mail-in entries received by Barber Tech will be entered into the Sweepstakes Period following receipt of entry. Mail-in entries are not received on Saturday or Sunday. Only one entry per person, per e-mail address is permitted, regardless of method of entry. Entrants submitting multiple entries or violating any of these Official Rules may be disqualified. No mechanically reproduced mail-in entries are allowed and any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or the like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods.
4. Prize Drawing: All Sweepstakes entries meeting the requirements of these Official Rules will be entered into the prize drawing, to be held the day following the Sweepstakes Period at the Barber Tech offices located at 5111 Via Corona Street Los Angeles, CA 90022. The drawing will be conducted either by independent persons or a computer program that randomly chooses the winner, from all eligible entries received and the random selection is final and binding. The winner will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received.
5. Prizes and Odds: The prize to be awarded from the Sweepstakes is as follows: ONE (1) FIRST PRIZE: One (1) Barber Tech SteadiPod of the Winners Choice! The total Approximate Retail Value of the prize to be awarded in this Sweepstakes: $649 (USD). The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received. No cash or other substitution of prize is permitted, except at the sole option of Sponsor for a prize, of equal or greater value. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an item in its sole discretion for another item of the Barber Tech inventory. Should such item no longer be available at the time of the drawing but in any event the substitution will be of equal or greater value. Sponsor will not replace any lost, damaged or stolen prizes. Winners are solely responsible for any and all federal, state, provincial and local taxes, if any, that apply to prizes.
6. Notification of Winners: Winners will be notified by e-mail within 15 (15) business days of the prize drawing, and may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release within seven (7) days of notification. Prizes won by minors will be awarded to the parents or legal guardians, who must sign all required affidavits and releases. If a selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize and/or where applicable an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release is not timely received, is incomplete or modified, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected from remaining valid, eligible entries timely submitted. In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted an entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account specified in the entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
7. General Rules: By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The Sweepstakes is offered by Barber Tech Video Products, 205 East Anaheim Street Long Beach, CA 90813, which is not responsible for (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, postage-due, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or undeliverable entries, responses, or other correspondence, whether by e-mail or postal mail or otherwise; (ii) theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials; or (iii) phone, electrical, network, computer, hardware, software program or transmission malfunctions, failures or difficulties. By entering the Sweepstakes, you further agree to release, indemnify, defend and hold Sponsor and its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, sponsors and agents, including advertising and promotion agencies, and assigns, and any other organizations related to the Sweepstakes, harmless, from any and all claims, injuries, damages, expenses or losses to person or property and/or liabilities of any nature that in any way arise from participation in this Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of a prize or parts thereof, including, without limitation, (i) any condition caused by events beyond Sponsor’s control that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise) of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; and (iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Winners agree to be bound by these Official Rules, and Sponsor’s decisions in all respects relative to the Sweepstakes are final. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF USE, DATA, BUSINESS OR PROFITS) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY ARISES FROM ANY CLAIM BASED UPON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT SPONSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SPONSOR’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU ARISING WITH RESPECT TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES WILL NOT EXCEED $5. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
8. Additional Conditions: Except where prohibited, by participating in the Sweepstakes and winning any prize, winner consents to the use of his/her name, photo and/or likeness, biographical information, entry and statements attributed to winner (if true) for advertising and promotional purposes, including without limitation, inclusion in Sponsor’s newsletters, and on the Sponsor’s website located at, without additional compensation. All entries become property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Allow up to six (6) to eight (8) weeks for delivery of prize. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, in the event of fraud, technical or other difficulties or if the integrity of the Sweepstakes are compromised, without liability to the entrant. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant or winner, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. The Sweepstakes are subject to these Official Rules and all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. As stated above, the Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. By participating in these Sweepstakes, you acknowledge that you have read these Official Rules and agree to abide by them and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes. These Official Rules are governed by the law of the State of California, excluding rules governing choice of laws. Any action, suit or case arising out of, or in connection with, this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules must be brought in either the federal courts located in the Southern District of California or the state courts located in Los Angeles County, California.
9. Privacy: Except as otherwise stated herein or as otherwise agreed by entrant and Sponsor, the information submitted by you in connection with an entry will be used for administering your participation in the Sweepstakes and in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Barber Tech Video Products Privacy Policy located at .
10. Winner’s List, Official Rules: For a list of the prize winners available at least seven (7) days after the end of the Sweepstakes Period send your request and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Barber Tech Sweepstakes Winners,
Barber Tech Video Products, 5111 Via Corona Street Los Angeles, CA 90022

​ 11. Sponsor Address: Barber Tech Video Products, 5111 Via Corona Street Los Angeles, CA 90022.    
*Offer Valid to the first person to show us ANY handheld 
camera stabilizer/support that performs as many amazing functions as the latest version SteadiPOD using a 6 lb or lighter camera and costing the same.
**FREE week rental allows for 4 days shipping each way (if SteadiPod is not back in 1.5 weeks, You agree to a $50 per day rental charge thereafter, if not back within 3 weeks, You agree to purchase the SteadiPod for $649.
You will be responsible for shipping cost and must allow us to place a hold on your credit card for the full value of the SteadiPod ($649) until it is safely returned to us in as new condition.

- No purchase necessary and you do not have to be present to win.
- By submitting I declare that I have read and agree to the Terms Rules.

By submitting your information, you agree to receive communication from BarberTech about this sweepstakes, BarberTech products & our services. We do NOT send spam, & do NOT share your personal information with any 3rd parties. Read our Privacy Policy.*available at time of winning or prize fulfillment NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED. See Official Rules for the Sweepstakes Period. Must be 13+ at time of entry to participate. Eligibility & other restrictions apply. ARV of Prize: $649.95 (USD). Sponsor: BarberTech Video Products. Only one entry per person.

"Best" because you can learn to set it up and balance it in just a few minutes (compared to our competitors that usually take 20 minutes to 2 hours), then learn to operate it in about 20 seconds and instantly be smoother than just about anybody coming out of Steadicam's week long, 84 hour intensive $3,500 class.

"Most Versatile" because it performs: "18 distinct functions" (14 right out of the box, 18 with optional accessories), giving YOU Infinite Possibilities! (See all the functions, features, and videos at the home page.)

​Several ways to WIN!

First take the “SteadiPod CHALLENGE”: If You can find (and show us) a better, more versatile Hand Held Camera Stabilizer/Support than the AMAZING SteadiPod, WE WILL BUY IT FOR YOU!!! *

 OK, we admit that this is a bit of a trick to make you aware that the AMAZING SteadiPod exists. The truth is that NOTHING ELSE EVEN COMES CLOSE and it will be extremely difficult (if not impossible) for you to win one as described above… SORRY. Now I feel bad.

So here are two real ways to win: 

1. If you fill out the entry form below (and click “Submit”), you will be entered into the drawing to WIN YOUR VERY OWN SteadiPod! At the end of the sweepstakes period we will announce the winner. 

2. If you already own a SteadiPOD, or if you buy or rent one (FREE week rental available**), shoot and edit your own amazing video showing some awesome shots that you were able to achieve using the SteadiPod, upload it to a site (like youtube) and send us the link. We’ll have our resident Multiple Emmy Award winning Cameraman (Eddie Barber, Inventor of the SteadiPod) look at it. If he picks your video as his favorite, you’ll win a Brand New SteadiPod!

If you
already own a SteadiPod, or want to get one before seeing if you won one, if you win, we'll reimburse you for the one you bought!

 Win a FREE Handheld Camera Stabilizer!