Void where prohibited. Winner must be 18 years or older and have a valid California Driver’s License and valid Social Security Number. Employees of Sterling BMW and each of its respective affiliated companies, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotional agencies, and the family members of, and any persons domiciled with, any such employees, are not eligible to enter or to win. The term “family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, grandchildren and in-laws, regardless of where they live. Anyone belonging to or affiliated with a professional acting, theater, or film-making organization, such as SAG or AFTRA, is excluded from any participation in the contest. Odds of winning are based on number of entries and votes submitted. Multiple entries permitted. Entry must consist of a written, photographic, or video account of a positive customer experience at Sterling BMW, which occurred from 1991 to present. All content contained in entries becomes the property of Sterling BMW upon submission to the contest, with all the rights and privileges pertaining thereto, and will not be returned. Entry into contest constitutes a RELEASE OF NAME AND LIKENESS for the purpose of advertising and promotion of Sterling BMW, including all content submitted as part of entry, in consideration for being featured in any such advertising or promotion. Entries must be submitted by email to, posted to the Sterling BMW Facebook page at with hashtag #Sterling25, or mailed to Sterling BMW, Attn: Sterling 25 Contest, 3000 W. Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663. Entry must be received by midnight on December 12, 2016. Four finalists will be selected by Sterling BMW at its discretion, based on emotional connection to the story, for inclusion in public voting to determine the winner. Public voting will occur at URL from December 15, 2016, at 12 p.m. PST to December 30, 2016, at 12 p.m. PST. Finalist with highest total votes will win $10,000 prize. Sterling BMW is not responsible for failure of any mail carrier to deliver an entry by contest submission deadline, or for any technology malfunctions or failures including, but not limited to, the submission or receipt of contest entries or voting. Winner will be notified by phone and/or email by Sterling BMW on December 31, 2016. Additional bonus prizes of varying value may be awarded at random by Sterling BMW from pool of entries during contest submission period, the value of such prizes to be posted on prior to awarding of each prize. Winning a bonus prize does not exclude entry from winning $10,000 prize. Prizes are non-assignable and nontransferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. No substitutions allowed by winners. Prizes and individual components of prize packages are subject to availability. Sterling BMW reserves the right to substitute prizes with a prize of equal or greater value. Winners are responsible for any federal, state, local, sales and income taxes, should any be incurred. Winners must claim prize in person within 7 days of being notified or attempted notification, or the prize is forfeited. Any forfeited prizes will be retained by Sterling BMW. Winners list available upon request after December 31, 2016.