Two winners will recieve a set to Stay Connected.

3 ways to be automatically entered when you use your Fremont Bank personal debit card to:


     1. Enroll in UChoose Rewards®
          You'll start earning rewards and be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes. Get Started
     2. Enroll in CardValet®
          Get the mobile app that helps you control your debit card usage and spending.
     3. Make signature-based purchases
         Simply select credit and sign got you purchases with your debit card.

Sweepstakes Period: The Fremont Bank “Stay Connected” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Pacific Time ("PT") on November 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PT on November 30, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
How To enter: NO ACTUAL PURCHASE, ACCOUNT OR TRANSACTION IS REQUIRED to enter the Sweepstakes. Winner need not be present to win but must prove eligibility to receive prize. The odds of winning are dependent on the number of entries. There are four (4) ways to enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes Period:
  1. Automatically by enrolling your personal Fremont Bank Debit Mastercard into UChoose Rewards® (Limit one max per sweepstakes).
  2. Automatically enrolling your personal Fremont Bank Debit Mastercard into CardValet® (Limit one max per sweepstakes).
  3. Automatically for every signature-based debit transaction processed on your personal Fremont Bank Debit Mastercard.
  4. By Mail.

Automatic Entry: An eligible Fremont Bank personal accountholder must have a Fremont Bank Debit Mastercard in order to be entered via automatic methods and will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry by enrolling in UChoose Rewards®, they will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry by enrolling in CardValet® and one (1) Sweepstakes entry for each signature-based purchase transaction made with a personal Fremont Bank Debit Mastercard (“Eligible Card”) during the Sweepstakes Period. A signature-based transaction is any signature-based purchase, Internet purchase, phone or mail-order purchase, bill payment, or small dollar purchase for which you are not required to sign, made with an Eligible Card. A signature-based transaction does not include a purchase made using a Personal Identification Number (PIN) or purchase you initiate through identification technology that substitutes for a PIN. Cash advances, cash transactions and ATM transactions are not eligible. Refund/Return transactions are also excluded from eligible entries. Eligible Cards or card numbers that have been stolen, are fraudulent, tampered with or otherwise altered are not eligible for automatic entry. Entry will be deemed submitted by the primary person in whose name the Eligible Card used to enter the Sweepstakes was issued. To be deemed eligible, all eligible transactions must have an account posting date that is prior to the end of the Sweepstakes Period. Qualifying transactions made on Saturdays, Sundays or Holidays will count as entries when they post to the attached Debit Mastercard personal checking account during the sweepstake period by 11:59:59pm on 11/30/2017.
To enter without purchase or obligation by U.S. Mail: Eligible entrants may enter the Sweepstakes via U.S. Mail by hand-printing your complete name, address, city, state, ZIP code and day and evening telephone numbers (including area code) on a 3” by 5” card and mail postage-paid to: Fremont Bank, ATTN: Marketing Department – Stay Connected Sweepstakes, PO Box 8170, Fremont, CA, 94537-8170. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by November30, 2017 and received by close of business on December 9, 2017. Each mail-in entry will count as one (1) entry to the Sweepstakes and have an equal chance of winning. Enter as often as you wish; however, each mail-in entry will count as one (1) entry into the drawing and must be mailed in a separate postmarked and stamped envelope. Entries that are mechanically reproduced, copied, illegible, incomplete, or inaccurate and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Entries become the property of Fremont Bank and will not be acknowledged or returned. Incomplete entries or entries not complying with these Official Rules are subject to disqualification, at Fremont Bank’s sole discretion. Entrants are responsible for all third party-imposed costs and fees, including the cost of postage. Proof of mailing does not constitute proof of delivery. Participants agree not to hold Fremont Bank, their partners, their employees and/or their affiliates responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected, damaged, postage-due or illegible entry materials.
Eligibility: NO PURCHASE, ACCOUNT OR TRANSACTION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase or bank transaction will not increase your chances of winning. Sweepstakes subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Sweepstakes is open only to legal U.S. residents currently residing in CALIFORNIA who are 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Taxes, if any, are each winner's sole responsibility. Each prize winner who enters via U.S. Mail may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility and liability release form. If required, documents must be returned within seven (7) business days of receipt or the prize winner will be disqualified and prize will be forfeited. Fremont Bank will not be responsible for any undeliverable or returned documentation and prize will be forfeited. No transfer or assignment of prize is permitted. By participating in this promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decision of Fremont Bank, which shall be final, binding and conclusive in all matters. Fremont Bank Employees, and household family members of such employees, are ineligible to enter or win.
Random Drawing/Winner Selection: There will be a total of 2 individual random drawings. Potential Prize winners will be selected from among all eligible Automatic and U.S. Mail entries received. The random Drawing will be conducted by the Fremont Bank marketing department on or about December 11, 2017.
Odds: Actual odds of winning any one (1) prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
Prizes: There are 2 Prize Packages that are available to be awarded. Please see prize chart below.
What Type Model Cost
1 Apple Watch 42mm Stainless Steel Case - White Sport Band MJ3V2LL/A $249.00
iPhone 6S PLUS GOLD 64GB-USA MKWD2LL/A $649.00
2 Apple Watch 42mm Space Black Stainless Steel Case - Black Sport Band MLC82LL/A $249.00
iPhone 6S PLUS GOLD 64GB-USA MKWD2LL/A $649.00
Prize Restrictions: Prizes are not transferable. No substitution of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of Fremont Bank. Federal, state, and local taxes on prize and any expenses relating to the acceptance of a prize are the responsibility of the winner. Limit one (1) prize per person, household, or address throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
Awarding of Prizes: Within four (4) weeks of winner verification, winner will receive the prize package listed in the above Prize Chart. Winners entering by Automatic Entry will be notified by telephone number listed on the winner’s account by the Fremont Bank branch manager where there account is maintained; winner will let us know what branch they’d like to pick up their prize. If winner does not have a personal deposit account with Fremont Bank, they will still be able to pick a Fremont Bank branch to pick up the prize. Allow 6 weeks from end of Sweepstakes Period for winner verification and delivery. Winners are solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes and will need to provide any and all necessary tax reporting information to claim the prize. Winners will be required to complete an IRS Form W-9 and an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and must provide a legal document showing California residence before any prize will be awarded or the prize will be forfeited. Winner may receive an IRS Form 1099 for the value of the prize. Total Maximum value of all prizes in this Sweepstakes is up to $1,796.00 USD. All prizes awarded are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. In the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, or if prize or prize notification is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and may, at Fremont Bank’s discretion, be awarded to an alternate winner.
Additional Terms: By participating, entrant agrees to: (a) the Official Rules and the decisions of Fremont Bank, which shall be final and binding in all respects; and (b) release, discharge, and hold harmless Fremont Bank from any liability, claims, or damages arising out of their participation in the sweepstakes and the acceptance, use, misuse, or possession of any prize. By accepting a prize, each winner agrees to, where legal, Fremont Bank’s use of his/her name and/or likeness for advertising and publicity purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without compensation, permission, or notification and, upon request, will provide consent to such use in writing. As a condition of entering the sweepstakes, participant agrees that: (a) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (b) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this sweepstakes, including any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (c) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees. Fremont Bank reserves the right to modify prize award procedures at its discretion.
Limitation of Liability: Fremont Bank is not responsible for computer, printing, telephonic, typographical, human, or other errors, relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in the administration of the sweepstakes, the announcement of the prizes, the processing of the entries, or in any sweepstakes-related materials; for stolen, lost, late, inaccurate, misdirected, undelivered, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or postage-due mail or entries; or for transactions that are lost, misdirected, or fail to enter in the processing system; or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly; or are lost for any reason, including computer, telephonic, paper-transfer, or human error, or electronic, computer or telephonic malfunction, damage, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, or any combination thereof. Fremont Bank reserves the right, at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed, or similar entry methods will void all such entries by such methods. Fremont Bank is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by the web-site users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes; operator errors; any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, or transmission, telephone or communications-line failure, theft or destruction; or any injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer(s) related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes. If, for any reason, this sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or infection by computer viruses, bugs, or tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, actions of entrant, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the sweepstakes, Fremont Bank reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any entry or entrant and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the sweepstakes and at its sole discretion award a prize from among all eligible non-suspect entries validly received prior to the action requiring such modification. By entering, all entrants or, if minors, their parents or legal guardians agree that this sweepstakes is governed by laws of the United States with venue in San Francisco, California, for the resolution of all claims and disputes (excluding any claims against or dispute involving parties other than Fremont Bank relating to any prize awarded in the sweepstakes).
Winners List: To receive a list of the winners or an additional copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope postmarked by November 30, 2017 and received by close of business on December 7, 2017 to Fremont Bank, ATTN: Marketing Department – Stay Connected Sweepstakes Winner List, PO Box 8170, Fremont, CA, 94537-8170. The winners list will be available after December 11, 2017, when all winners have been verified.
This sweepstakes is sponsored and administered by Fremont Bank. Apple® and iPad® are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Apple® is not a sponsor of this promotion.