Allstate – #Sweettalk – Win a trip for 2 to attend the College Football National Championship Game valued at $3,000
Allstate #sweettalk Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
The Allstate #sweettalk Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins October 16, 2017 at 12:01:01 a.m.
Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends December 12, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
1. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of
Columbia, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry and who have not won
another sweepstakes, contest or other promotion of any kind from Allstate Insurance Company
(“Sponsor”) within the immediately preceding twelve (12)-month period. Employees, officers,
directors and agents of any of the Released Parties (as defined below), and the immediate families
(i.e., spouse, parents, siblings and children, and each of their spouses, regardless of where they live)
and persons (regardless of whether related) living in the same households (for at least three (3)
months out of the calendar year) of any of these individuals, are ineligible to enter into, or to win a
prize in, the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
2. HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, log-in to your Twitter or Instagram account and
post a tweet or photo with a caption that includes the hashtags #sweettalk and #sweepstakes to
receive one (1) entry. The content of your tweet or photo to enter will not be judged and will therefore
not increase or decrease your chances of winning. You may also enter by sending an e-mail with your
name and contact information with the e-mail subject line completed as The Allstate #sweettalk
Sweepstakes entry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When entering using your mobile phone, standard data fees may apply. See your wireless provider
for pricing plan details. All entries must be received by December 12, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET to be
eligible. Submission of erroneous or incomplete information will void the submitted entry. Except as
otherwise provided herein, Sponsor will not enter into any correspondence with an entrant regarding
an entry. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which
subvert the entry process are void. Limit one (1) entry per person using only one Twitter/Instagram/
e-mail account throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Entries received from any person or
Twitter/Instagram/ e-mail account in excess of the limitation above will be void.
3. REQUIREMENTS OF ENTRIES: Entry may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole
discretion, any content that:
x is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial,
gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;
x 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;
x is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group;
x appears to duplicate any other submitted entries;
x defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or
x contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building
exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission;
x contains any personal identification, such as personal names or e-mail addresses;
x 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;
x contains 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 permission;
x contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead;
x communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will
to which we wish to associate; and/or
x violates any law.
By submitting an entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the entry to be posted on
www.twitter.com/allstate, www.instagram.com/allstate or other Sponsor websites. Entrant agrees
that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of entries by
third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any entry and may remove any posted
entry at any time.
4. RANDOM DRAWING: One (1) potential winner will be selected in a random drawing held on or
about December 14, 2017 from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes
Period. Odds of winning a prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received
throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Random drawing will be conducted by Administrator, whose
decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding
on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
5. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this
Sweepstakes. Potential winner will be notified by Twitter or Instagram comment and/or direct
message and will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release
(unless prohibited by law) and any other documents required by Sponsor, which must be returned
within two (2) days of date appearing on prize notification. Return of prize or prize notification as
undeliverable, failure to sign and return requested documentation within the specified time period,
the inability of Sponsor to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period or
noncompliance with these Official Rules by any potential winner will result in disqualification and, at
Sponsor’s sole discretion, the prize may be awarded to an alternate.
6. PRIZE (1): One winner will receive a trip for winner and one (1) guest to attend the College Football
National Championship Game, scheduled to take place in Atlanta, GA on January 8, 2018. Trip includes
roundtrip coach-class air transportation from a major U.S. gateway airport near winner’s residence
(as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion) to an airport in Atlanta, GA (as determined by
Sponsor, in its sole discretion), two (2) nights standard hotel accommodations in Atlanta, GA (one
room; double occupancy) (room rate and tax only) in a hotel to be determined in the Sponsor’s sole
discretion; and two (2) tickets (one (1) for winner and one (1) for winner’s guest) to the College
Football National Championship Game. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of prize: $3,000.
7. GENERAL PRIZE RESTRICTIONS/CONDITIONS: Selection of airline, game seat locations and other
travel arrangements to be determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Actual value of prize may vary
based on point of departure. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be
awarded. Trip must be taken between January 7, 2018 and January 9, 2018 or on dates specified by
Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner. Sponsor
reserves right to change dates. Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Guest
must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18), unless the child
or legal ward of winner and must sign a liability/publicity release prior to issuance of travel
documents. If guest is child or legal ward of winner, winner must sign and return release on behalf of
such child or legal ward. Travel must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s
choice. Travel is subject to availability. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Tickets are subject to
certain terms and conditions as specified thereon. Winner and guest must comply with all venue rules
and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of such portion of prize. In the event Sponsor
is unable to provide tickets or admission to the game, no compensation or substitution will be
provided in lieu thereof; however, remainder of prize package will be awarded and Sponsor will have
no further obligation to winner.
Prize will be awarded “as is”, and neither Sponsor nor any other Released Party or other person or
entity makes any representation, warranty or guarantee, either express or implied, with respect to
any prizes awarded in the Sweepstakes. Winner is solely responsible for any other costs and expenses
associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not
limited to any ground transportation, luggage fees, meals, souvenirs and gratuities. Prize winner may
not assign, transfer, exchange or return a prize or redeem a prize for cash; provided, however, that
Sponsor reserves the right, exercisable at its sole discretion and regardless of the reason, to substitute
a prize (or a component of a prize) with a different prize (or a different prize component) of
substantially comparable or greater value. Prize winner bears sole and full responsibility for the
prompt reporting and prompt payment of any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes on the
value of the prize. In this regard, prize winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099.
8. GENERAL: This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with
Twitter or Instagram. By entering the Sweepstakes and/or accepting a Prize, each entrant agrees: (a)
to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final in all respects
relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Octagon, Inc.
(“Administrator”), and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, promotion and advertising
agencies (collectively, the “Released Parties”), Twitter and Instagram from any and all injuries, liability,
losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part,
directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or the acceptance, possession,
use or misuse of any awarded prize; and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, photograph, image
and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all
media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its
designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or
any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to
such use if asked to do so.
Without limitation, Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected,
incomplete, undeliverable or garbled entries, tweets, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network,
or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed satellite, telephone
or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected
transmissions or phone malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind
whether typographical, human mechanical, electronic, network, 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. Without limitation, 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. Without limitation, Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to
participants’ mobile device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor may
disqualify anyone from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize (and void all associated
entries) if, in its sole discretion, it determines that such person is attempting to undermine the
legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or
intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor’s representatives. ANY
ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE
IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR
RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO
THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Sponsor reserves the right
in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend any portion of the Sweepstakes for any reason, including
should any cause corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes and, in the
event of termination, conduct a random drawing to determine the winner from among all eligible
entries received up to such time.
9. PUBLICITY RIGHTS: By entering the Sweepstakes and/or accepting a Prize, entrants agree to allow
Sponsor and/or Sponsor’s designee and Released Parties the perpetual right to use entrants’ name,
biographical information, entries, tweets, photos and/or likeness, and statements for promotion,
trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes, at any time or times, in all media now known
or hereafter discovered including live television, worldwide, including but not limited to on the World
Wide Web and Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation
except where prohibited by law. By accepting a Prize, entrants also agree to agree to participate in
media opportunities, which may include in-person and remote interviews, as arranged by the
10. RELEASE: By entering the Sweepstakes and/or accepting a Prize, each entrant hereby forever
releases and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and all other Released Parties, from
and against any and all costs, claims, damages, or any other injury, whether due to negligence or
otherwise, to person(s) or property (including, without limitation, death or violation of any personal
rights, such as violation of right of publicity/privacy, libel, or slander, false advertising, intellectual
property right infringement), due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the
Sweepstakes including attachment of any photograph, or arising out of participation in any
Sweepstakes or Prize related activity.
11. DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant 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 the United States
District Court for the Northern District of Illinois or the appropriate Illinois State Court located in Cook
County, Illinois U.S.A.; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-ofpocket
costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event
attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and
entrant 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction,
validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the
participant and Sponsor or any other Released Party in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be
governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect
to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction),
which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois.
participation in this Sweepstakes will be collected by Sponsor or its agent and used by Sponsor, its
affiliates, agents, and marketers for purposes of the proper administration and fulfillment of the
stated at http://www.allstate.com/about/privacy-statement-aic.aspx.
13. WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the winner, (available after December 24, 2017), send a selfaddressed,
stamped, envelope by January 24, 2018 to: Allstate #sweettalk Sweepstakes Winner’s
Name, c/o Octagon, Inc., 9115 Harris Corners Parkway, Suite 550, North Carolina 28269.
14. SPONSOR: Allstate Insurance Company, 2775 Sanders Road, Northbrook, Illinois 60062.
15. ADMINISTRATOR: Octagon, Inc., 9115 Harris Corners Parkway, Suite 550, North Carolina 28269.
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No Purchase Necessary To Enter Or Win. Sweepstakes begins 10/16/17 at 12:01:01 a.m. ET and ends
on 12/12/17 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. Open to legal residents of the U.S. & D.C., 18 years of age or older.
Void where prohibited. Sponsored by Allstate Insurance Company.