Hardee’s – Countdown to Black Friday – Win of 70 Bass Pro Shop bundle OR thousands of Instant Win Game Prizes
HARDEE’S® “COUNTDOWN TO BLACK FRIDAY” INSTANT WIN GAME & SWEEPSTAKES Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 48 CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES AND WASHINGTON, D.C. VOID IN ALASKA, HAWAII, RHODE ISLAND, PUERTO RICO AND ALL OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES, ELSEWHERE OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, AND WHERE RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED.
1. How to Get a Code. The Hardee’s® “Countdown to Black Friday” Instant Win Game & Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Game”) consists of an Instant Win Game and Grand Prize Sweepstakes. The Instant Win Game Period will begin on November 2, 2016 at 7:00 AM EDT and in-store distribution of unique 8-digit potential prize codes (“Unique Codes”) on specially marked 30 oz. Hardee’s® “Countdown to Black Friday” Instant Win Game & Sweepstakes Cups (the “Cup” or “Cups”) will conclude on December 27, 2016 at 11:59 PM EST.
To participate in the Instant Win Game, Unique Codes may be entered starting at 7:00 AM EDT on November 2, 2016 and must be entered by 11:59 PM EST on December 27, 2016 (the “Instant Win Game Period”). Grand Prize Sweepstakes entries and Instant Win Game prize claims must be entered by 6:00 PM EST on January 6, 2017. To obtain a Unique Code, visit any participating Hardee’s® restaurant during the Instant Win Game Period and purchase a 30 oz. Hardee’s® “Countdown to Black Friday” beverage in the Cup while supplies last (for locations, visit www.Hardees.com). To obtain a FREE Unique Code without making a purchase, you may request one as follows:
a) Between 7:00 AM EDT on November 1, 2016 and 11:59 PM EDT on November 5, 2016, an eligible participant may visit www.HardeesBPS.com and follow the onscreen instructions to obtain one (1) Unique Code. Only one (1) Unique Code may be obtained by an eligible participant per day between November 1, 2016 and November 5, 2016 using this method.
b) From November 2, 2016 through December 13, 2016, an eligible participant may make a request by mail by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope (VT and WA residents may omit self-addressed postage but must include self-addressed envelope) to Hardee’s® “Countdown to Black Friday” Instant Win Game & Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 809004, Houston TX 77280-9921. The mail-in request must be postmarked by December 13, 2016 and received by December 20, 2016. Limit one request per outer mailing envelope. No mechanically reproduced/photocopied requests accepted.
c) Between 12:00 AM EST on December 14, 2016 through 11:59 PM EST on December 27, 2016, an eligible participant may visit www.HardeesBPS.com and follow the onscreen instructions to obtain one (1) Unique Code. Only one (1) Unique Code may be obtained by an eligible participant per day between December 14, 2016 and December 27, 2016 using this method.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, stolen, incomplete, incorrect, damaged, misdirected, illegible, postage due mail/requests for Unique Codes, prize claims or Instant Win Game or Grand Prize Sweepstakes entries. All requests, claims, entries and submissions are Sponsor’s property and will not be acknowledged or returned.
2. Eligibility. Game is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States and Washington D.C., excluding Alaska, Hawaii, Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, all other U.S. territories, and where restricted or prohibited by law, who have reached the age of (18) eighteen in their state of residence by November 2, 2016. Employees and Non-employee workers of Sponsor, The Coca-Cola Company, Coca-Cola Bottlers, Bass Pro Shops® or any other company involved in the execution of the Game, their parent companies, subsidiaries, franchisees, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, together with the immediate families and those persons living in the same household as such employees, are not eligible.
3. How to Play the Instant Win Game. After you have obtained a Unique Code, go online to the website www.HardeesBPS.com, and click on the “Enter Code” link during the Instant Win Game Period, enter your Unique Code where indicated along with your valid email address. Your Unique Code can only be entered once. One (1) Instant Win Game prize will be available during each 30 minute interval of the Instant Win Game Period. The first person to complete an eligible entry at or after the randomly predetermined winning time as determined by the Administrator will be a potential winner of an Instant Win Game prize. If you are a potential Instant Win Game prize winner you will receive an email confirming the prize you have potentially won. You must then follow the instructions in the email that you receive and submit your claim for an Instant Win Game prize by 6:00 PM EST on January 6, 2017 or such prize will be forfeited. Each time that an entrant enters a Unique Code on the www.HardeesBPS.com website during the Instant Win Game Period
he/she will receive one (1) automatic entry into the Grand Prize Sweepstakes and will also receive a coupon for $1 off a Hardee’s® 1/3 lb. Original Thickburger® combo. Coupon expiration date and other terms and conditions apply to coupon.
4. How to Enter the Grand Prize Sweepstakes. By entering a valid Unique Code during the Instant Win Game Period as described above, entrants will automatically receive one (1) automatic entry into the Grand Prize Sweepstakes. Following the end of the Instant Win Game Period and until 6:00 PM EST on January 6, 2017, entrants who have not entered their Unique Code for the Instant Win Game may still enter the Grand Prize Sweepstakes by visiting the www.HardeesBPS.com website and entering their Unique Code.
5. Grand Prize Sweepstakes Winner Selection and Notification. The Grand Prizes will be awarded via a random drawing from all eligible entries received, conducted by an independent judging organization on January 17, 2017. Potential Grand Prize Sweepstakes winners will be contacted via the email address submitted at the time of entry; winners must provide shipping information at that time. Potential Grand Prize Sweepstakes winners must be at least 18 years-of-age and may be required to complete a winner’s affidavit, a liability release, and (where lawful) a publicity release prior to receiving a Grand Prize. Failure to return the affidavit within fourteen (14) days of receipt will result in the prize being forfeited and a new potential winner being selected. If the potential Grand Prize Sweepstakes winner is not eligible or cannot be reached by telephone or mail, after the second attempt, or if the Grand Prize notification is ignored, returned as unclaimed, not timely responded to, or undeliverable for whatever reason beyond the control of Sponsor, the Grand Prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected from the remaining Grand Prize Sweepstakes eligible entries.
6. Prize Claims. Prizes will be sent to the address information provided by the prize winner when they enter their shipping address. Prizes will be shipped directly from Bass Pro Shops®. Please allow six (6) weeks from the receipt of the winners address information for delivery of any Instant Win Game prize or Grand Prize. Grand Prize Sweepstakes entries and Bass Pro Shops® Instant Win Game prize claims must be received by 6:00 PM EST on January 6, 2017. All federal, state, municipal and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winner.
a. Seventy (70) Grand Prizes will be awarded, consisting of a Bass Pro Shop® bundle that will include an
Eclipse eight person tent, a set of Pursuit Binoculars, a RedHead Camo Gear Bag, and an Ascend Hydration Pack. Grand Prize details and availability are subject to change, in which case Sponsor may substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Prizes are non-transferable, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. No substitutions or cash redemptions, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Each Grand Prize Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) $429.96. Odds of winning a Grand Prize are dependent on the number of eligible entries received.
b. Instant Win Game Prizes (Sponsor and Bass Pro Shops® reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value):
Eight hundred ninety one (891) Bass Pro Shops® Pursuit Binoculars. ARV: $99.99.
Eight hundred ninety one (891) Bass Pro Shops® RedHead Camo Gear Bags. ARV is $49.99.
Eight hundred ninety two (892) Bass Pro Shops® Ascend Hydration Packs. ARV is $49.99.
Odds of winning an Instant Win Game prize are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received during
each 30 minute interval of the Instant Win Game Period.
8. Total Prizes Awarded. Total number of prizes available to be awarded: 2,744. Total ARV all prizes:
$208,320.46. Only the number of prizes stated herein will be awarded. Subject to verification. If printing, seeding, technical, computer, human or other errors result in more valid, eligible prize claims for any prize than the number of prizes for that prize set forth in these Official Rules, all such eligible, non-suspect prize claims received for the applicable prize will be combined in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules for that prize. Instant Win Game prizes and Grand Prizes will be sent to winner’s address once the winners provide their shipping address at the time the prize is being claimed. Please allow six (6) weeks from the receipt of the winners address information for delivery of any Instant Win Game prize or Grand Prize. If a prize winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with the rules, declines to accept a prize, or prize is returned as undeliverable, the prize may be forfeited.
9. Prize Conditions. All potential winners are subject to verification. All prizes and $1 off a Hardee’s® 1/3 lb. Original Thickburger® combo coupons will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied offered by Sponsor. Releasees are not responsible for damage to a prize or loss of a prize after the prize has been claimed. WINNERS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT PRIZES AND COUPONS ARE AWARDED AS-IS. RELEASEES MAKE NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED,
INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, LEGAL COMPLIANCE WITH RESPECT TO APPLICABLE LAWS OR NONINFRINGEMENT AS REGARDS TO ANY PRIZE OR COUPON OR ANY COMPONENTS THEREOF. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED, AS SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES.
10. 2nd Chance Drawing. Unclaimed prizes may be awarded, if applicable, subject to the receipt of a sufficient number of eligible 2nd chance entries in a random drawing at the conclusion of the Game from among all eligible 2nd chance entries received (the ”2nd Chance Drawing”). The 2nd Chance Drawing will be conducted on or about January 30, 2017 by an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final & binding in all matters relating to this drawing. The 2nd Chance Drawing entry period begins on January 9, 2017 at 7:00 AM EST and ends on January 23, 2017 at 11:59 PM EST. To enter 2nd Chance Drawing, hand print name, address, email address, daytime phone, and date of birth (entrant must be at least 18 years of age on the 2nd chance drawing date) on a 3”x5” piece of paper and mail with sufficient postage for receipt between January 9, 2017 and January 23, 2017 to: “Hardee’s® “Countdown to Black Friday” Instant Win Game & Sweepstakes 2nd Chance Drawing, P.O. Box 809004, Houston TX 77280-9921. Limit one (1) 2nd Chance Drawing entry per person. Also, limit one (1) entry per outer stamped envelope. Typed, computer-generated or otherwise mechanically reproduced outer envelopes/requests are NOT allowed and will be void. Odds of winning in 2nd Chance Drawing depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential 2nd Chance Drawing winners will be notified by mail and required to fulfill all requirements imposed on winners of the Game as set forth herein. The value of any un-awarded prizes will be kept by Sponsor.
11.General. VOID IN ALASKA, HAWAII, RHODE ISLAND, PUERTO RICO AND ALL OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES, ELSEWHERE OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES PLUS WASHINGTON D.C., AND WHERE RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED BY LAW. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, MUNICIPAL AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. Prizes are non-transferable; no substitutions or exchanges, except by Sponsor or applicable prize retailer due to unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. All expenses on receipt and use of prize and any federal, state and local taxes on the prize are the responsibility of the winner. All Unique Codes are subject to verification and are void if (a) not obtained in accordance with these Official Rules and through legitimate channels, (b) any part is counterfeit, altered, defective, illegible, reproduced, tampered with, mutilated or irregular in any way or (c) contain printing, typographical, mechanical, seeding or other errors. Sponsor’s liability for Unique Codes containing printing or other errors is limited to replacement of such Unique Codes with another eligible Unique Code, while supplies last. Prize winners and, if applicable, 2nd Chance Drawing winners may be required by Sponsor to execute an affidavit of eligibility and a liability release and (where lawful) a publicity release within fourteen (14) days after being notified of potentially winning status. Noncompliance within specified time period or return of any prize notification as undeliverable or a determination that any selected entrant is ineligible will result in disqualification of that selected entrant. By entering Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing, entrants hereby waive and release and agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, the Sponsor and its advertising and promotions agencies, prize providers and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, licensees, franchisees, contractors, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives, retailers, advertising or promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, The Coca-Cola Company and its respective bottling companies (collectively, “Releasees”) from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind (including, without limitation, personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims, where lawful, based on publicity rights, defamation, and/or invasion of privacy) in connection with the Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing, including, without limitation, those arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing, or from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or coupon awarded in connection with the Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing. Releasees are not responsible for: (i) entries that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, illegible, damaged, garbled, destroyed, misdirected, or not received by the Sponsor or its agents for any reason, (ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmission, communication failures or human error that may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of entries, or for destruction of or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, (iii) failed or unavailable hardware, network, software or telephone, cable or satellite transmissions, cellular equipment towers, damage to entrants’ or any person’s computer, wireless phone/handset and/or its contents, or causes beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing or (iv) any entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed
under these Official Rules. Releasees assume no responsibility for canceled, delayed, suspended or rescheduled events beyond their control. All incomplete or non-conforming entries will be disqualified. Releasees are further not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing or by any technical or human error which may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of the entries. By participating in the Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules, and understand that the results are final in all respects. By accepting a prize, winner grants to Sponsor and its advertising and promotions agencies the right to use his/her name, likeness, hometown and biographical information, for any lawful purpose (including but not limited to advertising and promotion), in perpetuity, in any media now known or hereafter developed, without further permission or compensation, except where prohibited by law. By accepting a prize, each winner releases Releasees from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses, including without limitation property damages, personal injury and/or death, arising out of participating in the Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing, or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any coupon or prize, or while preparing for, participating in and/or traveling to or from any coupon or prize related activity and (where lawful) claims based on rights of publicity, rights of privacy, defamation or prize delivery. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the entire Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing or modify the Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing, if fraud destroys the integrity of the Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing, as determined by Sponsor or Sponsor’s advertising or promotions agency, in its sole discretion. In the event of such cancelation Sponsor shall award the remaining prizes via a random drawing from among all eligible entries received as of the date of termination. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing 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 entrant to the fullest extent permitted by law.
12. GOVERNING LAW; DISPUTES: By entering the Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing, each entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing or any prize award shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court in Houston, Texas; and (ii) in addition to the limitations in Section 7 of these Official Rules, any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Game and/or 2nd Chance Drawing but in no event attorneys’ fees. Except where prohibited by law, all issues concerning the construction, validity and enforcement of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor, shall be construed and governed by the laws of the State of Texas, without regard to conflicts of law rules that may cause the application of a law other than the law of the State of Texas.
13.Winners List. To obtain the names of prize winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (VT and WA residents may omit self-addressed postage but include self-addressed envelope) after January 31, 2017 and no later than July 31, 2017 to: “Hardee’s® “Countdown to Black Friday” Instant Win Game & Sweepstakes Winners List, P.O. Box 809004, Houston TX 77280-9921.
14.Sponsor. Hardee’s Restaurants LLC, 100 North Broadway, Suite #1200, St. Louis, MO 63102. The Coca- Cola Company is not a Sponsor of the Promotion.
15.Administrator. CDM/ORM/TSC, 6450 Clara Road, Suite 100 Houston, TX 77041.
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