SEAGRAM’S ESCAPES #SINGLEBESTDAYEVER SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE CHANCES OF WINNING.
VOID ANYWHERE OUTSIDE OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (U.S.), AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, OR ADMINISTERED BY TWITTER OR INSTAGRAM.
MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT TIME OF ENTRY AND HAVE AN INTERNET CONNECTION AND TWITTER OR INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT.
Sweepstakes Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 05/16/16 and ends at 11:59:59 pm ET on 07/17/16 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
How To Enter: There are two (2) possible methods of entry into this Sweepstakes. There is a limit of
one (1) entry per person, throughout the entire Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of entry. All entries must be in compliance with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Submission Guidelines (“Submission Guidelines”) detailed below. Proof of submission of entry does not constitute proof of delivery or entry during the Sweepstakes Period. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or account. Incomplete entries, entries by script, macro or other automated means, or entries that do not fully comply with these Official Rules, including without limitation, the Submission Guidelines, or which subvert the entry process, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, will not be eligible. All entries must be received during the Sweepstakes Period to be eligible. The computer clock of the Administrator is the official timekeeping device.
Due to the way Twitter operates its service, Sponsor may not receive Entries from Twitter users with
“protected” updates. If an entrant submits their Entry via SMS from a wireless phone, the entrant’s wireless service provider may charge the entrant for each text message sent and for data usage. Entrants should consult their wireless service provider regarding its pricing plans. Message and data rates may apply. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned, and Sponsor will not verify receipt of Entries. Using the above referenced hashtags in your tweet or Instagram post constitutes your consent to these Official Rules.
Submission Guidelines: Each entry that is submitted to this Sweepstakes must comply with the following Submission Guidelines to be eligible. Any entry that, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, violates these Official Rules or the Submission Guidelines below will be disqualified and/or will not be eligible to win a prize. By submitting an entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she is the person featured in the photo. Further, entrants should make best efforts to be the only human being who is identifiable in the submission. In the event Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that a human being, other than the entrant, is identifiable in the photo submission such other person may be edited from the Entry by Sponsor and if it is not possible to remove the other human being the Entry may be disqualified. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant grants Sponsor permission to use his/her name, likeness, and photograph, for future advertising and publicity purposes in connection with this Sweepstakes in any and all media without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless restricted by law.
The Entry MUST, in the sole discretion of Sponsor:
Be written in English;
Contain a picture that is the entrants original work and in accordance with these Entry Guidelines;
The Entry must NOT, in the sole discretion of Sponsor:
Contain content that violates or infringes upon another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights (including, without limitation, trademark or copyright infringement), without permission;
Disparage Sponsor or its products or services, Sponsor’s competitors or their products or services, or any other person or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes;
Contain company names, product names, brand names or trademarks other than those owned by Sponsor, which participant has a limited license to use for this Sweepstakes;
Contains the names, likenesses, or other indicia identifying any celebrities and/or other public or private figure, living or dead, without permission;
Contain content that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, profane, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous, controversial or libelous;
Contain content that displays or promotes illegal drug use, irresponsible alcohol use, bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
Contain content that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to applicable laws or regulations;
Contain any photograph or reference to any person under twenty-one (21) years of age; and/or
Contain content in which the Released Parties do not wish to associate themselves with, in their sole discretion.
PRIZES AND DRAWINGS: Subject to confirmation of eligibility, five (5) winners (each a “Grand Prize Winner”) will be randomly selected on or around 07/20/2016 from all eligible entries received. Each Grand Prize Winner will be awarded one (1) prize package (the “Prize”) that consists of the following: (i) round–trip transportation for Winner and one (1) guest (“Guest”) to Las Vegas, NV (if Grand Prize Winner’s residence is located 150 miles or more from McCarran International Airport in Nevada, as
determined by Sponsor, Grand Prize Winner will receive round-trip coach class air transportation for two (2) to Las Vegas, NV from the international airport closest to Grand Prize Winner’s residence, as determined by Sponsor; if Grand Prize Winner’s residence is located less than 150 miles from McCarran International Airport in NV, as determined by Sponsor, Grand Prize Winner will receive, in lieu of air transportation, round–trip limo transportation for Grand Prize Winner and Guest from Grand Prize Winner’s residence to and from Las Vegas, NV); (ii) round–trip ground transportation for Grand Prize Winner and Guest to/from airport to hotel in Las Vegas, NV on dates of arrival and departure; (iii) three (3) days, two (2) nights hotel stay (standard room, double occupancy) in Las Vegas, NV at a hotel determined solely by Sponsor; (iv) two (2) tickets to a live music performance while in Las Vegas, NV; (v) ground transportation to/from the live music performance and hotel; and (vi) choice of one (1) luxury experience for Winner and Guest in Las Vegas, NV (details of each luxury experience will be determined solely by Sponsor and provided to Grand Prize Winner for selection. Grand Prize Winner and Guest must participate in the same luxury experience on the same day). The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Prize is $3,050.00, but will vary depending on the location of Grand Prize Winner’s residence and the mode of transportation awarded. The total ARV for all Prizes is $15,250.00. The odds of winning a Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Dates of travel will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Transportation companies (airline, limo, or ground transportation service) will be arranged and selected solely by Sponsor. All Prizes will be awarded unless Sponsor cannot obtain documentation from a potential Winner to prove age and residency in which case all Prizes may not be awarded. All other costs not specifically mentioned including, but not limited to, taxes, fees, parking, transportation, tolls, additional services, upgrades, personal expenses, and all other costs and expenses incurred in claiming, registering, or using the prize are the responsibility of Grand Prize Winner to pay. In the event there are no eligible Entries for a Prize drawing, Sponsor reserves the right not to award such Prize. Prize conditions may be added or modified by companies providing those portions of the prize. The prize restrictions/conditions stated herein are not all-inclusive. No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent for any prize in whole or in part will be permitted, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion due to prize unavailability for any reason, and only then for a prize of greater or equal value determined by Sponsor shall be allowed. Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, substitute the Prize for a check in the amount of the ARV of the Prize. The decisions of Administrator and Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. There is a limit of one (1) prize per person or per household. In no event will Sponsor be responsible for awarding more than the stated number of prizes herein. Guest must be at least 21 years of age at the time the Grand Prize Winner is confirmed as eligible. No alcohol is being awarded as a Prize.
Prize Winner Notification/Verification: All potential Grand Prize Winners must comply with these Official Rules as published in order to be confirmed as an official winner and accept a Prize. Sponsor and/or Administrator will not accept any screen shots or other proof of time of tweet in lieu of their verification process, and all decisions of Sponsor/Administrator are final and binding. On or about 07/20/2016, Sponsor or Administrator will notify the potential Grand Prize Winner(s) via one (1) of the following two (2) methods, as applicable:
Via Twitter: Administrator or Sponsor will notify the potential Grand Prize Winner(s) via a direct message from @SeagramsEscapes to the potential Grand Prize Winner’s Twitter Account used to enter the Sweepstakes (note: in order to receive such direct message, you must (a) be following @SeagramsEscapes and (b) may have to have your account settings set to “unprotected” or “public”). Upon notification or notification attempt, the potential Grand Prize Winners will be required to respond to such direct message to the email address provided, accepting the prize and providing their physical and/or email address (as requested), for prize delivery purposes, within three (3) calendar days of such notification or notification attempt, or the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate potential Grand Prize Winner will be
selected and notified. Sponsor or Administrator will attempt to contact the potential Grand Prize Winner(s) two (2) times during the three (3) calendar day period. If in any instance, notification attempt(s) for a potential Grand Prize Winner fail for any reason, or if a potential Grand Prize Winner is found to have not complied with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected from among remaining eligible Entries, if any.
Via Instagram: Sponsor or Administrator will notify the potential Grand Prize Winner(s) via a comment from @SeagramsEscapes on the potential Grand Prize Winner’s Instagram photograph used to enter the Sweepstakes. Upon notification or notification attempt, the potential winner(s) will be required to respond to such comment by providing their email address to the commenter, and then, in later email correspondences, accepting the prize and providing his/her physical mailing address (as requested), within three (3) calendar days of such notification or notification attempt, or the Prize will be forfeited, and an alternate potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected and notified. Sponsor or Administrator will attempt to contact the potential Grand Prize Winner(s) two (2) times during the three (3) calendar day period. If in any instance, notification attempt(s) for a potential Grand Prize Winner fail for any reason, or if a potential Grand Prize Winner is found to have not complied with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected from among remaining eligible Entries, if any.
All potential Grand Prize Winners and each Guest will be required to furnish his/her Social Security Number and be required to submit to a confidential background check to confirm eligibility and to ensure that the use of any such person in advertising or publicity for the Sweepstakes will not bring Sponsor into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Sweepstakes or Sponsor as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify a potential Grand Prize Winner on the basis of the findings resulting from such confidential background check. If the findings from any Guest’s background check are unfavorable, Sponsor shall have the right to refuse Guest from participating in any Prize-related activity and Sponsor may give the potential Grand Prize Winner the option to select an alternate guest, time permitting.
General Terms/Limitation of Liability: Noncompliance with any of these Official Rules may result in disqualification. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for late, lost, jumbled, incorrect, or inaccurate tweets or Instagram posts, whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction(s) of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or other services, providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website (including Twitter and Instagram), including, without limitation, any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer or phone related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error(s) in administration of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement of the Grand Prize Winners. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Should the Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted where Sponsor deems fit and the prizes will be awarded via random drawing from among all eligible Entries received up until and or after (if applicable) the time of modification, cancellation or termination, or in a manner that is fair and equitable as determined by Sponsor. All interpretations of these Official Rules and decisions by Sponsor are final. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated tweets are permitted. Sponsor reserves the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they suspect or find: (i) to have used
a software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online tweet or Instagram post; (ii) to have tampered with the participation process or the operation of this Sweepstakes; (iii) to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; (iv) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; or (v) to have provided inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR APPLICATION OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Participants agree that the Released Parties, (a) shall not be responsible or liable for, and hereby release the Released Parties from, any claims, losses, damages or injuries of any kind (including death) resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use/misuse or inability to use a prize, and (b) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to a prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. The Released Parties shall not be liable for any injury, damage, loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity that may be caused or contributed to (1) by any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any of their agents, servants, employees or independent contractors; (2) by any wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any other person or entity not an employee of the Released Parties; or (3) by any other cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the control of the Released Parties. Failure of Sponsor to enforce any provision herein shall not be deemed a waiver of such. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY PARTICIPANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND PARTICIPANTS HEREBY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. IN NO EVENT SHALL SPONSOR BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTICIPANT OR WINNER FOR DAMAGES THAT EXCEED THE VALUE OF THE PRIZE TO BE AWARDED TO THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. In the event that a court, or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction, shall hold any of the provisions of these Official Rules to be illegal, invalid, or unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.
Governing Law/Venue: THE SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN ROCHESTER, NEW YORK. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JUDICIAL ARBITRATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION RULES AND PROCEDURES. ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE COUNTY OF MONROE. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF. ENTRANTS AGREE THAT ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION.
Winners List: For the names and addresses (city and state) of the Grand Prize Winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope postmarked by 09/18/216 to: Seagram’s Escapes #Singlebestdayever Sweepstakes Winner Confirmation Request, P.O. Box 9650-H, Grand Rapids MN 55745-9650.
Official Rules: For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope postmarked by 09/18/2016 to: Seagram’s Escapes #Singlebestdayever Sweepstakes Official Rules Request, P.O. Box 9650-H, Grand Rapids MN 55745-9650.
Sponsor: The Seagram Beverage Company, 445 St. Paul St., Rochester, NY 14605. Trademarks used are the property of their respective owners and are used for purposes of prize description only. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Twitter or Instagram, or associated with Twitter or Instagram.
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