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Contest is now closed and winners will be announced at 9am PST on Wednesday, September 5th.

Grand Prize: Limited Edition Signature Series “Kick Out the Jams” Fender Stratocaster

The last iconic Strat to come off the line at the Fender factory in 2011. Custom paint job, road-worn w/distinctive Kramer middle position Humbucker includes engraved “This Tool Kills Hate” back plate. Out of production!

2nd Prize: Signed & Numbered Spragwerks Handmade Guitar Strap

An exact replica from Wayne’s original 60’s era strap, limited to 50 pieces, to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the recording of “Kick Out The Jams.” Stunning!

3rd Prize: Super Fan Experience Packages (3 Pairs)*

Get yourself to the venue and visit one-on-one with Wayne as part of his pre-show package during the USA leg of MC50’s upcoming Kick Out the Jams 50th Anniversary World Tour. Learn more here

*North America only; Age restrictions vary depending on venue admission policy.

4th Prize: MC5 Total Assault: 50th Anniversary Collection Box Set

5 winners receive the Rhino Records three-record collection of Kick Out The Jams (red vinyl), Back In The USA (white vinyl), and High Time (blue vinyl) with faithful recreations of the original LP artwork and gatefolds, and previously unseen photographs by Raeanne Rubenstein.

5th Prize: Tickets To See MC50 Live (5 Pairs) *

Get yourself to the venue and receive General Admission tickets in any venue of your choice, anywhere in the world! Watch Wayne Kramer, Kim Thayil (Soundgarden), Brendan Canty (Fugazi), Marcus Durant (Zen Guerrilla), and Billy Gould (Faith No More) perform during MC50’s upcoming Kick Out the Jams 50th Anniversary World Tour.

*Age restrictions vary depending on venue admission policy.

6th Prize: The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, The MC5 & My Life of Impossibilities Memoir

25 winners will receive an autographed, first edition, hardcover copy of Wayne’s memoir published by Da Capo Press (320 pages). Includes 16 pages of rare photos!

7th Prize: The Hard Stuff Vinyl Album

5 winners receive an autographed copy of the album The Hard Stuff, reissued by Industrial Amusement in 2015 as a deluxe package, red vinyl, and includes a digital download card inside.

Sign up for MC50’s email list via the contest page to win prizes (collectively valued at approximately $4,750). There is no purchase necessary to enter or win the Contest. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Winners will be selected at random and awarded as follows:
These official rules (“Official Rules”) apply to the “Win Wayne Kramer’s Strat Contest” (“Contest”) offered by MC50th Inc. in connection with the MC50’s and Wayne Kramer’s accounts on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram with the express purpose of encouraging email sign-ups to raise awareness about the upcoming book and tour.
Prize Description & Conditions are defined in detail at The value of prizes may vary depending upon market conditions at the time of fulfillment and/or redemption. Therefore, any difference between the approximate retail value and the actual value, if any, will not be rewarded.
CONTEST TERM: Contest will run from 9am PST on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 through 9am PST on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Entries will be accepted throughout the entire Contest period. Eligible participants have the chance to win one of the specified prizes during the 28-day entry period as described hereinbelow and will be announced on September 4th, 2018.
WINNER SELECTION: Winners will be selected from among the eligible entries all at once on September 4th, 2018. Any entry received after 9am PST on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 is ineligible for a prize but will be retained for the mailing list.
ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is open to legal residents of the entire world. Entrants must be at least 13 years of age or older at time of entry. Entrants are eligible to win a maximum of one prize during the overall Contest period.
ENTRY RULES: Sign up for the MC50th Inc. email list via The odds of winning the Contest depends on the number of eligible entries received. In the event of a dispute over who submitted the winning entry, the authorized account subscriber of the email used to participate in the Contest at the actual time of entry, is deemed to be the eligible entrant. The authorized account subscriber is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet service provider, online service or access provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. All entries and related materials become the property of MC50th Inc. Any and all information submitted in connection with the Contest entry process as described in these Official Rules is being submitted to MC50th Inc. and remains subject to the terms and conditions of the Privacy Policy.
PRIZE WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Sponsor will award 53 prizes during the Contest period with all winners randomly selected from among eligible entries. MC50th Inc. or its designees will contact winners using the email address provided as part of the entry process. If a winner cannot be contacted, or does not respond within 48 hours of attempted notification, MC50th Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify that winner. MC50th Inc. and/or Wayne Kramer are not responsible for failed attempts to notify any winner or for any email or other correspondence returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address or any other problems, omissions, or technical malfunctions associated with any network, servers, computer equipment, software, applications, or the Internet. For the avoidance of doubt, each winner is subject to verification which may require up to six weeks for processing.
PRIZE TERMS AND RESTRICTIONS: Only the prizes as described in these Official Rules will be awarded. No substitutions, cash equivalents, or redemptions will be made, except that MC50th Inc. reserves the right to substitute for any prize another prize of equal or greater value, including a cash award, in the event that the applicable prize or any part of a prize is not available. Reporting and payment of all applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges, if any, arising out of, or resulting from, acceptance or use of any prize, are the sole responsibility of the respective prize winner. MC50th Inc. and/or Wayne Kramer expressly disclaim any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery or subsequent use and redemption of any prize. MC50th Inc. and/or Wayne Kramer make no representations or warranties (express or implied) concerning the appearance, safety, or performance of any prize. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations apply. MC50th Inc. and/or Wayne Kramer are not liable to replace any lost or stolen element of any prize. Designation as a winner is not transferable or assignable to any other person or entity. Neither MC50th Inc. nor Wayne Kramer have made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the prizes, except, in the case of MC50th Inc., as explicitly stated in these Official Rules.
POSTINGS; LICENSE: In order to promote, market and publicize the Contest, MC50th Inc. and/or Wayne Kramer and certain other related initiatives, entities and services, MC50th Inc. and/or Wayne Kramer require a license to use any and all information, materials, and content posted, made available or submitted in connection with each eligible entrant’s participation in the Contest, including without limitation each eligible entrant’s name and likeness, user names, biographical information, and any other personal information (collectively, the “Postings”). By way of example and not limitation, the Sponsoring Entities may use the Postings in connection with leader boards, widgets, entrant lists, news feeds, emails, notifications, message boards, forums, blogs, online social community network profiles/groups/platforms, periodicals, magazines, news reports, websites, programming channels, broadcast and any other means of public display and performance, and other uses that may incorporate MC50th Inc. and/or Wayne Kramer’s or other affiliated parties’ property and branding, including without limitation promotional materials such as banners, photos, logos, trademarks, audio-visual content and widgets. Accordingly, each entrant (or the entrant’s parent or legal guardian if the entrant is a minor in his or her state of legal residence) hereby expressly grants MC50th Inc. and/or Wayne Kramer a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid, nonexclusive, sub-licensable and transferable right and license to use, reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, exhibit, create derivative works, modify and promote any and all Postings in, on, through and in connection with any and all present or future discovered, or developed forms of media, products, platforms and services, without notice and without compensation, right of inspection, royalty, accounting, liability or obligation of any kind to any Entrant or any other third party.
MC50TH INC.’S RULES DISCRETION: All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by MC50th Inc. are final.
LIMITATION OF MC50TH INC. AND/OR WAYNE KRAMER'S LIABILITY: MC50th Inc. and/or Wayne Kramer are not responsible for: (a) errors in the administration or fulfillment of the Contest, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution, or production errors; (b) the incorrect or inaccurate posting of information whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any human error that may occur in the processing of the Postings, eligible entries, registrations, or other correspondence or transmissions in connection with the Contest; (c) any problems or technical malfunction of any communications network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, applications or the failure of any email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion or otherwise on the Internet or at any web site, including without limitation any injury or damage to any Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in the Contest; (d) errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects (in part or in whole), delays in operations, transmissions, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to or alternations of any entry, correspondence, transmissions, or other materials in connection with the Contest; or (e) any typographical or other error in the printing or publication of any materials or in the announcement of the winners.
INDEMNIFICATION: Each Entrants shall indemnify and hold harmless MC50th Inc. and/or Wayne Kramer from any and all claims, liability, actions, suits, debts, dues, contracts, controversies, agreements, direct or consequential damages, judgments, executions, and demands whatsoever, in law or equity, whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, resulting or arising from or in connection with the Contest.
CONTACT: This Contest is sponsored by MC50th Inc., 842 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046.