Pepsi/Lipton Tea – Lipton Summer – Win 1 of 45 trips for 2 to New York to attend the Food Network Star Event valued at $2,850 each
Rules & Regulations
Lipton Summer Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The Lipton Summer Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is a game of chance. The computer clock of the Sponsor (defined below) is the official time-keeping device in the Promotion.
The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age (19 in AL or NE) or older at time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Pepsi/Lipton Tea Partnership, PepsiCo, Inc., Pepsi-Cola Company, its bottlers, and Track Marketing Group, LLC, or any of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
Sponsor and Administrator
Sponsor: Pepsi/Lipton Tea Partnership, 1111 Westchester Avenue, White Plains, NY 10694.
Administrator: Track Marketing Group, LLC, 115 W. 30th Street Suite 405, New York, NY 10001.
Sweepstakes Entry Period
The Sweepstakes begins on May 22, 2017 at 12:00:00AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on September 9, 2017 at 11:59:00PM ET (the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes.
How to Enter
There are four ways to enter:
Instagram Method. During the Sweepstakes Entry Period: 1) snap a photo of your favorite Lipton “Ready-To-Drink” product (the “Submission”); and 2) upload the Submission on Instagram with the hashtag #LiptonMealSweepstakes and tag @Lipton in the post. You will receive one entry for this method of entry.
Facebook Method. During the Sweepstakes Entry Period upload the Submission on Facebook with the hashtags #LiptonMealSweepstakes and tag @Lipton in the post. You will receive one entry for this method of entry.
Twitter Method. During the Sweepstakes Entry Period upload the Submission on Twitter with the hashtag #LiptonMealSweepstakes and tag @Lipton in the post. You will receive one entry for this method of entry.
Mobile Website Method: During the Sweepstakes Entry Period go to www.liptonmeal.com on your mobile device. You will be asked to take a photo of a qualifying Lipton “Ready-To-Drink” product using your mobile device. Lipton “Ready-To-Drink” products are Lipton bottled products. This does not include Lipton tea bags and Lipton drink mixes. You will then be directed to an online form where you will be asked to provide your full name, state, daytime phone number and email address. Then agree to the Official Rules and submit the online form. If you do not have a qualifying Lipton product with you at time of entry, you can bypass the photo and be taken directly to the entry page by clicking “skip photo.” You will then be directed to an online form where you will be asked to provide your full name, state, daytime phone number and email address. Then agree to the Official Rules and submit the online form. You will receive one entry for this method of entry.
No Purchase Necessary & Accessing Website with a Non-Mobile Device: During the Sweepstakes Entry Period go to www.liptonmeal.com. You will be asked to complete the online form by providing your full name, state, daytime phone number and email address. Then agree to the Official Rules and submit the online form. You do not have to attach a photo with an online entry. You will receive one entry for this method of entry.
Special Considerations for Facebook Entries: You must have your Facebook profile settings as PUBLIC (not protected) to enter your Submission. To participate in the Sweepstakes, if you do not already have a Facebook account, download the free Facebook application (compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android) and create an account as instructed. Getting a Facebook account is free. Submission must comply with Facebook’s Statement of Rights and Responsibilities, which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms. Limit of one entry per person per day and per Facebook account during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Use of multiple Facebook accounts to enter by the same individual is prohibited and may result in disqualification. Submissions will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the Facebook account from which the Submission is uploaded at the time of the entry, as identified by the primary email address associated with that account.
Special Considerations for Twitter Entries: You must have your Twitter profile settings as PUBLIC (not protected) to enter your Submission. To participate in the Sweepstakes, if you do not already have a Twitter account, download the free Twitter application (compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android) and create an account as instructed. Getting a Twitter account is free. Submission must comply with Twitter’s Terms of Service, which can be found at https://twitter.com/tos?lang=en. Limit of one entry per person per day and per Twitter account during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Use of multiple Twitter accounts to enter by the same individual is prohibited and may result in disqualification. Submissions will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account from which the Submission is uploaded at the time of the entry, as identified by the primary email address associated with that account.
Limit one (1) entry per person per day during the Sweepstakes Entry Period regardless of method of entry. Entrant may not share an email address. You may only use one (1) email address to participate in the Sweepstakes. Entries must be manually key-stroked by the entrant; use of automated entry devices or programs, or entries by third parties by any method of entry, are prohibited. Entries that do not conform to or that violate these Official Rules or are submitted in any manner other than stated in these Official Rules will be disqualified. Sponsor and Administrator will not be responsible for late, lost, incomplete or misdirected entries. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
Submission may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:
Is sexually explicit; violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;
Promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message;
Is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group;
Appears to duplicate any other submitted contest entries;
Defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
Contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission;
Contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media), without permission;
Contains any individual other than the entrant and/or any materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without providing legal releases for such use in a form satisfactory to sponsor;
Contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead;
Communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which sponsor wishes to associate; and/or
Violates any law.
Submissions must meet the requirements state above. Sponsor reserves the right to reject any Submissions submitted in connection with the Sweepstakes for any reason.
Rights in Submissions
By uploading any Submission for this Sweepstakes, each entrant hereby grants to the Sponsor the exclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, universal license to use, copy, sublicense, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publish, delete or display such Submission, or any portion thereof, in any media now known or hereafter devised. Each entrant authorizes the Sponsor, and any entities affiliated or in privity with the Sponsor, to utilize, for eternity and in any manner the Sponsor sees fit, and to make derivative works of such materials. Each entrant agrees that the results and proceeds of such use shall become the property of the Sponsor and shall be freely assignable by the Sponsor, and that the Sponsor and its assignees and licensees shall have no obligations whatsoever to entrant. Each entrant agrees and acknowledges that participation in the Sweepstakes shall not give rise to any confidential, fiduciary, implied-in-fact, implied in law, or other special relationship between the Sponsor and entrant, does not place the Sponsor in a position that is any different from the position held by members of the general public with regard to elements to the entrant’s Submission, and that only contracts, express or implied, between the Sponsor and entrant is as set forth in these Official Rules and the release forms. Sponsor might ‘Like’ or ‘Favorite’ a Submission and doing so does not increase chances of winning.
Sweepstakes Winner Selections
The Sweepstakes Entry Period consist of three separate drawing periods (each a “Drawing Period”). Non-winning entries from one Drawing Period carry over into subsequent Drawing Periods. The entry and drawing for each Drawing Period are as follows:
Drawing Period Start of Drawing Period End of Drawing Period Drawing Date
1 May 22, 2017 June 25, 2017 June 26, 2017
2 June 26, 2017 August 3, 2017 August 4, 2017
3 August 4, 2017 September 9, 2017 September 11, 2017
For each Drawing Period, Administrator will select fifteen (15) entries as Potential Sweepstakes Winners for the prize described below in a random drawing of all valid entries received during the respective Drawing Period. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the respective Drawing Period. POTENTIAL WINNER WHO ENTERED VIA INSTAGRAM WILL BE NOTIFIED BY DIRECT MESSAGE ON INSTAGRAM FROM @LIPTON AND WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESPOND WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO (72) HOURS OF NOTIFICATION. POTENTIAL WINNER WHO ENTERED VIA TWITTER WILL BE NOTIFIED BY DIRECT MESSAGE ON TWITTER FROM @LIPTON AND WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESPOND WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO (72) HOURS OF NOTIFICATION. POTENTIAL WINNER WHO ENTERED VIA FACEBOOK WILL BE NOTIFIED BY DIRECT MESSAGE ON FACEBOOK FROM LIPTON AND WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESPOND WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO (72) HOURS OF NOTIFICATION. POTENTIAL WINNER WHO ENTERED ONLINE WILL BE NOTIFIED BY EMAIL AND WILL BE REQUIRED TO RESPOND WITHIN SEVENTY-TWO (72) HOURS OF NOTIFICATION. Potential winners must follow the initial prize claim instructions and any subsequent claim instructions, or the prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Sponsor’s decision as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Limit of one (1) prize per person for the Sweepstakes.
Verification of Potential Sweepstakes Winners
POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. The potential winners may be required to sign and return to Administrator, within five (5) days of the date notice is sent, an affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize if applicable. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only four alternate drawings will be held for each Drawing Period, after which the applicable prize(s) will remain un-awarded.
Grand Prizes and Prize Conditions
GRAND PRIZES: Forty-Five (45) Grand Prize will be awarded. Each Grand Prize consists of a trip for two (2) persons (Winner and one (1) travel guest) to New York, NY to attend the Food Network Star Event on October 7, 2017. The Food Network Star Event Trip includes:
Round trip coach air transportation for two (2) from an airport near winner’s home within the continental U.S. (airport, carrier and itinerary selected by Sponsor). Travel will commence on October 6, 2017, returning to winner’s home on October 8, 2017.
One (1) double occupancy standard hotel for three (3) days/two (2) nights.
Ground transportation to and from the airport in or near New York City, hotel and Food Network Star Event in New York City.
Two (2) tickets to the Food Network Star Event.
$200 spending money
The Grand Prize described above is hereinafter referred to as the “Grand Prize Package”. The Approximate Retail Value of each Grand Prize is $2,850.
Grand Prize Restrictions: Actual prize value depends on the location of the winner’s residence and dates of travel. Winner must commence the trip on the date stated above and return on the date stated above. If winner is unable to travel on October 6-8, 2017 the prize will be forfeited and no other compensation will be provided. Winner and travel guest must travel from major airport closest to the winner’s residence, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. If winner lives within 150 miles of New York, NY ground transportation may be provided instead of air transportation, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice and trip must be taken on a date of the Sponsor’s choosing. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to, ground transportation, baggage fees, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes or other expenses or incidentals are the responsibility solely of winner. Travel companions must be 18 years of age (19 in AL or NE) or older as of the date of departure (or be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian who must be the grand prize winner) and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner. Travel companion will be required to sign a release before going on the trip. Any picture identification requirements associated with air travel are the winner and travel guest’s responsibility. No warranty or guarantee will be given by Sponsor with respect to the prize. Any and all guarantees and warranties are subject to the manufacturers or service provider’s terms and conditions, and the winner agrees to look solely to such entity for any such warranty or guarantee claim. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution, cash redemption, assignment or transfer of prize permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize with another prize of greater or equal value. If the date or location for the scheduled activity is changed the trip that is stated in these rules can change. All federal, state and local taxes, if any, related to a prize are the responsibility of the individual winner. Any and all guarantees and warranties are subject to the manufacturers or service provider’s terms and conditions, and the winner agrees to look solely to such entity for any such warranty or guarantee claim. Sponsor is not responsible if the scheduled activity is changed, canceled or postponed or date or location for the scheduled activity is change. Selection of travel dates/hotel/airline/seating is selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
Other Related Promotions
Sponsor or other entities affiliated (the “Other Entities”) with this Sweepstakes will also conduct other related promotions during the Sweepstakes Period including regional, account-specific or promotions on the Other Entities social media sites, with each related promotion being conducted pursuant to its own official rules (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Related Promotions”. Through these Related Promotions, prize winners will be selected to receive a Grand Prize Package. There is a limit of one Grand Prize Package winner per name/address/household, regardless of whether participant is selected in this Sweepstakes or a Related Promotion.
Entry Conditions and Release
By entering, each participant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor, PepsiCo, Inc., Pepsi-Cola Company, its bottlers, Administrator and each of their respective parents, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Sweepstakes, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prize.
Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner’s consent to Sponsor and its agents use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor or Administrator’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Administrator in their sole discretion. Sponsor or Administrator reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Administrator reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor or Administrator’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Limitations of Liability
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines, or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes. In event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.
Entrant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the South District of New York or the appropriate New York State Court located in Westchester County, New York; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim 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. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
For the Winners List, email your request to LiptonMeal@trackmarketing.net. Requests for the winner list must be received by November 1, 2017. DO NOT SEND ANY OTHER CORRESPONDENCE OR SUBMISSIONS TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.