Tyson Foods – Game Day Countdown – Win a trip to Houston, TX for the 2017 Big Game valued at $20,000 (purchase Any’tizers® snacks or Tyson® crispy chicken)

Tyson® Brand Game Day Countdown Sweepstakes




ELIGIBILITY : The Tyson® Brand Game Day Countdown Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are in the age of majority in the state of residence at the time of entry. Persons in any of the following categories are NOT eligible to win a prize: (a) employees or agents of Sponsor and Administrator and their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, (b) individuals engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for the Sweepstakes; and (c) persons who are in the immediate family of any person in any of the preceding categories (including mother, father, sister, brother, daughter, son, spouse, grandmother, grandfather, children or grandchildren), regardless of where they live; or persons who reside in the same household, whether related or not, as any person in any of the preceding categories. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited or restricted by law. By entering the Sweepstakes, Participants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator, which shall be final and binding in all respects.

SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR : The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Tyson Foods, Inc., located at 2200 W. Don Tyson Parkway, Springdale, AR 72762. The Administrator is Wunderman, located at 233 N. Michigan Avenue, #1500, Chicago, IL 60601.

HOW TO ENTER : The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 am ET on December 19, 201 6 and ends at 11:59:59 pm ET on January 23 , 201 7 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes consists of two period prize drawing s and a grand prize drawing. Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes. During the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.tyson.com/gameday (the “Website”), and complete the entry form by providing all requested information (no post office boxes allowed for address information). Participant must also accept the Official Rules to participate. Participant may return every day during the Sweepstakes Period and receive one entry per day. During the entry process, Participant may elect to “opt-in” to receive future communications from Sponsor, but is not required to do so. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of a Participant, the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry will be deemed to be the Participant. An “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.


(a) Visit www.tyson.com/gameday and upload a receipt circling a purchase of Any’tizers® snacks or Tyson® crispy chicken strips and receive one bonus play per day.

(b) Share on Facebook or Twitter and receive one bonus play per day.

TO ENTER BY MAIL TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE GRAND PRIZE: Mail a hand printed 3″ x 5″ post card in a No. 10 stamped envelope with your name, address (no post office boxes allowed for address information), email address and a statement that Participant is the legal age of majority in the state in which they reside as of the date of entry to Tyson® Brand Game Day Countdown Sweepstakes, PO Box 94872, Atlanta, GA 30377. Participants that submit an entry via mail are subject to all entry limitations specified herein, including limitations of one (1) entry per person/per day. Entries should be postmarked by January 23, 2017 and received by January 26, 2017 to be eligible.

PRIZE PERIODS DRAWING ENTRY: Limit of one entry and up to two bonus entries per person, per household, per day . Entries from previous prize periods will not be rolled over into subsequent prize period drawings. For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, the first period prize drawing is defined as December 19 at 12:00:00 am ET to 11:59:59 p.m. ET on December 25 (Period 1) and the second period prize drawing is defined as December 26 at 12:00:00 am ET to 11:59:59 pm ET on January 8, 2017 (Period 2).

GRAND PRIZE DRAWING ENTRY: Every entry from January 9 at 12:00:00 am ET to 11:59:59 pm on January 23 will automatically provide Participant with one (1) entry into the grand prize drawing.

SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES : A random drawing will take place on January 27, 2017 to select the prize period winners and the grand prize winner. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received corresponding to a given drawing. All expenses associated with receipt or use of any prize not expressly stated herein, are the sole responsibility of the winners. All federal, state, and local taxes, and any other charges, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winners.

Period 1 – Tailgating Prizes





Total ARV

12/19/16 -12/25/16

Hot Pot




12/19/16 -12/25/16

RTIC Cooler




12/19/16 -12/25/16

Tent Awning




12/19/16 -12/25/16

Any’tizers® Snacks, Tyson® Strips or Tenderloins Product Coupon (2 count)




Period 2 – Entertaining Prizes





Total ARV


Chip/Dip Set





Sonos Play3 Soundbar





65″ UHD 4K Samsung TV





Any’tizers® Snacks, Tyson® Strips or Tenderloins Product Coupon (2 count)




Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of all Period Prizes: $71,131.97

SWEEPSTAKES GRAND PRIZE: A random drawing will take place on January 27, 2017, to select the Grand Prize Winner. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries. One Grand Prize Winner will receive the following:

· Two (2) roundtrip coach airline tickets for February 2017 from a location within the United States to an airport near Houston, TX.

· The following Event Package:

o Two (2) tickets to the 2017 Big Game in Houston, TX;

o Three (3) nights, one room, double occupancy hotel accommodations; and

o Ground transportation from and to the airport; to and from the hotel and to and from the game.

Total ARV of Grand Prize: $20,000 .

Grand Prize Winner and guest must be able to travel to Houston, TX between the following dates: February 3, 2017 – February 6, 2017. In the event a Grand Prize Winner is unable to take advantage of or declines the Grand Prize, Sponsor will have no further obligation to the Grand Prize Winner and no compensation or substitution will be provided.

All expenses associated with travel, receipt of prize package, and/or use of any element of Grand Prize package not expressly stated herein, are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. Actual value of Grand Prize package may vary based on location of winner, airfare fluctuations, and distance between departure and destination. Grand Prize Winner will not receive difference between actual and stated approximate retail value. Airfare and hotel accommodations will be selected and arranged by Administrator. Grand Prize Winner and guest must travel on the same itinerary. If, in the judgment of Sponsor, air travel is not required due to Grand Prize Winner’s proximity to Houston, TX, round trip ground transportation will be substituted for round trip air travel at Sponsor’s discretion, and cash difference will not be awarded.

The Grand Prize Winner and his/her guest are responsible for all in-room charges (e.g., mini-bar, movies), telephone calls, meals, beverages, gratuities, upgrades, personal incidentals, amenities and any other fees and expenses not specifically mentioned in these Official Rules. The Grand Prize Winner will be required to provide a major credit card upon hotel check-in and all in-room charges will be charged to the credit card.

All federal, state, and local taxes, and any other charges, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winners .

Total ARV of all prizes: $91,131.97


Sponsor bears no responsibility if any event, element or detail of the Grand Prize package is canceled, postponed or becomes unavailable for any reason. Should any event, element or detail of the Grand Prize package become unavailable, the Sponsor shall have no obligation to Grand Prize Winner.

Prizes cannot be sold, transferred or bartered in whole or in part, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value in the event of unavailability. All details of the prizes shall be determined solely by Sponsor.

Potential prize winners will be notified by email within approximately two days of each drawing. Limit one (1) period prize per person/family/household during the Sweepstakes Period. Period prize winners are still eligible to win the Grand Prize. If the potential prize winner cannot be reached or fails to respond for a period of two (2) calendar days following first attempted notification, is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, declines to accept the prize, or if Sponsor’s notification is returned as undeliverable, or the potential prize winner is otherwise unreachable for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will award the prize to a randomly selected alternate winner. Upon confirmation, period prizes will be shipped UPS or similar service to arrive prior to March 28, 2017.

The potential Grand Prize Winner and some period prize winners will be sent an Affidavit of Eligibility / Release of Liability Form, and where legal, Publicity Release. Potential Grand Prize winner must execute and return the required Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability Form, and where legal, Publicity Release, within two (2) days of first attempted notification. Non-compliance within this time period or return of Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability Form as undeliverable will result in disqualification, and an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be randomly selected from all remaining eligible entries received. No substitution or transfer of Period Prizes or Grand Prize permitted, and no cash redemption of prizes permitted, except as described herein or at Sponsor’s discretion. In compliance with United States Internal Revenue Service regulations, Sponsor or Administrator will send a Form 1099-MISC to any winner receiving a prize valued in excess of $600 (USD), which requires disclosure by winner to Sponsor or Administrator of winner’s social security number.

Pending verification and confirmation of eligibility, the Grand Prize Winner’s first name and first initial of the last name will be announced at Tyson.com

RELEASE : By entering the Sweepstakes, Participant does hereby release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, Facebook, Twitter and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. Entry into this Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use a winner’s first name and first initial of last name and state of residence, for advertising/trade and all other purposes, in any and all media, and all media now or hereafter known worldwide, including the Internet and social networking sites, without further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

GENERAL CONDITIONS : The Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, misdirected, undelivered, delayed, garbled or damaged entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials.

If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor, which corrupts or affects the administration or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor will randomly award the prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to cancellation.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY : The Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to Participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS 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 PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

The use of any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits the Participant to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited. Any entries found or suspected to be submitted in this manner will be deemed ‘void’ by the Sponsor or Administrator. Participants, by participating, agree that the Released Parties will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by Participants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this Sweepstakes.

FACEBOOK DISCLAIMER : This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By participating in this Sweepstakes, you hereby release Facebook from any claim, allegation, loss or liability of any kind.

TWITTER DISCLAIMER : This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By participating in this Sweepstakes, you hereby release Twitter from any claim, allegation, loss or liability of any kind.

DISPUTES : Except where prohibited, Participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by appropriate courts in the State of Arkansas; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. By entering, Participants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of Arkansas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, Participants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Washington County, Arkansas.

ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION : Any personally identifiable information collected during an entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes will be collected by Sponsor and used by Sponsor and/or Administrator, their respective affiliates, agents and marketers only for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the Sweepstakes as described in these Official Rules. Sponsor’s privacy rules may be viewed at http://www.tyson.com/Corporate/PrivacyPolicy.aspx.

WINNERS’ LIST : For official winners list, send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope by March 21, 2017 to: Winners’ List Request, Game Day Countdown Sweepstakes”, PO Box 94872, Atlanta, GA 30377.

OFFICIAL RULES : For a mailed copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed #10 envelope by January 30, 2017 to: Official Rules, Game Day Countdown Sweepstakes”, PO Box 94872, Atlanta, GA 30377.

All names and trademarks related to prizes awarded under this Sweepstakes are the property of the respective owners. Other than Sponsor, companies associated with the prizes provided under this Sweepstakes do not endorse, sponsor and are not otherwise affiliated with this Sweepstakes. Prizes pictured in point-of-sale, online, television and print advertising, promotional packaging, and other materials are for illustrative purposes only. All details and other restrictions of prizes not set forth in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and will be provided to the applicable prize winner upon award of the prize.