Skittles – Win a $430 prize package plus a $10,000 check and a tons of prizes by August 8, 2015 – DAILY!
WM. WRIGLEY JR. COMPANY
“SKITTLES® AWESOMEST SUMMER PARTY” SWEEPSTAKES
ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM (ET) ON AUGUST 8, 2015.
Take a picture of
a piece of Skittles Starburst® or Life Savers® Gummies candy or Juicy Fruit® gum text it to 22639
The “Skittles Awesomest Summer Party” Sweepstakes is open to individual legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, age 13 or older as of April 21, 2015. Minors who otherwise meet eligibility requirements must have the permission of their parent or legal guardian to participate.
2. HOW TO ENTER:
You may enter the Sweepstakes beginning at Noon (ET) on April 21, 2015 and ending at 11:59:59 PM (ET) on August 8, 2015 in two ways:
(i)TEXT MESSAGE ENTRY
Take a picture of a piece of Skittles®, Starburst® or Life Savers® Gummies candy or Juicy Fruit® gum in your favorite flavor (image must be of a wrapped or unwrapped piece [or pieces] of Skittles, Starburst or Life Savers Gummies candy or Juicy Fruit gum; package images will not be accepted), then text it to 22639 and follow the instructions contained in the reply text message. BY ENTERING VIA TEXT, YOU CONSENT TO RECEIVE UP TO ELEVEN (11) AUTOMATED TEXT MESSAGE TRANSMISSIONS PER ENTRY REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES.Message and data rates may apply. Consent is not a condition of purchase.
You will be asked to provide your date of birth in order to complete your entry. You must have a wireless mobile device that is capable of two-way SMS and MMS messaging through a supported mobile service provider. Supported mobile service providers include: AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile, Alltel, Boost Mobile and Virgin Mobile. To opt-out/stop receiving text messages, text the word SUMMER STOP to 22639. You may receive a text confirming your opt-out. Sending STOP after entry is complete will not preclude Sponsor from sending winner notification by text message. For help, text the word SUMMER HELP to 22639. Text messages sent or received may incur a charge as provided in your rate plan. By entering, you agree that you are solely responsible for all message and data charges that you incur, which are billed by and payable to your mobile service provider. Please contact your mobile service provider for pricing plans, participation status and details. Text message entry is offered on an “as is” basis, may not be available in all areas at all times and may be affected by product, software, coverage or other service changes made by your mobile service provider or otherwise.
Each text message entrant may use only one mobile phone number to enter and the same mobile phone number may not be used by more than one entrant, regardless of the number of people who share that mobile phone number. In the event of a dispute regarding any entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the natural person assigned the mobile telephone number by the wireless carrier or as shown on the carriers billing records. If any entrant uses more than one mobile phone number to enter this Sweepstakes or if more than one entrant uses the same mobile phone number to enter this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify all entries associated with the mobile phone number in question. Limit one (1) text entry per person, per calendar day during the Promotion Period.
ENTRIES SUBMITTED VIA TEXT MESSAGE MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59:59 PM ET ON AUGUST 8, 2015.
(ii) MAIL IN ENTRY
To enter by mail without making a purchase, write your name, address (no P.O. Boxes), city, state, zip code, email address, daytime phone number and/or mobile phone number and month, day and year of birth on a 3” x 5” card and mail it in an envelope to: Skittles Awesomest Summer Party Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 251328, West Bloomfield, MI 48325. Mail-in entries must be handwritten. No mass or mechanically reproduced entries will be accepted. Receipt of mail-in entries will not be acknowledged. Limit one (1) entry per postmarked outer envelope.
ENTRIES SUBMITTED VIA U.S. MAIL MUST BE POSTMARKED NO LATER THAN AUGUST 8, 2015 AND RECEIVED NO LATER THAN AUGUST 14, 2015.
Limit of one hundred ten (110) entries per person throughout the Promotion Period, regardless of the method of entry.
3. SELECTION OF WINNERS:
Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing to be conducted on or about August 18, 2015 from among all eligible entries received. The drawing will be conducted by an independent judging agency, whose decisions are final and binding. You are not a winner of any prize unless, and until, your eligibility and compliance with these Full Official Rules is verified and confirmed.
4. PRIZES AND ODDS:
One (1) Grand Prize:
One (1) winner will receive (i) a case of Skittles Original consisting of twenty-four (24) 14 oz. packages; (ii) a Skittles-branded BBQ Grill; (iii) a Skittles Party Pack consisting of a Skittles-branded beach umbrella, a Skittles-branded flying disc, Skittles-branded sunglasses and a Skittles-branded beach ball; (iv) a Skittles Fun Pack consisting of a Skittles-branded paddleball set and a Skittles-branded sun visor; (v) a wireless speaker system; (vi) a Skittles “Party Tips” booklet; and (vii) a check in the amount of $10,000 made payable to the winner which may be used to host an awesome party. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $10,430.
• One Hundred (100) First Prizes: One Hundred (100) winners will each receive a Skittles-branded BBQ Grill. ARV: $38.90/each.
• One Thousand (1,000) Second Prizes: One Thousand (1,000) winners will each receive a Skittles Summer Party Pack consisting of a Skittles-branded beach umbrella, a Skittles-branded flying disc, Skittles-branded sunglasses, a Skittles-branded beach ball and a 14 oz. bag of Skittles Original. ARV: $34.06/each.
• Two Thousand (2,000) Third Prizes: Two Thousand (2,000) winners will each receive a Skittles Summer Fun Pack consisting of Skittles-branded sunglasses, a Skittles-branded paddleball set, a Skittles-branded sun visor and a 14 oz. bag of Skittles Original. ARV: $19.31/each.
• TOTAL ARV OF ALL PRIZES: $87,000.
All expenses, taxes and fees associated with a prize are the responsibility solely of its winner. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute any prize with one of equal or greater value. No other substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted. Sponsor is responsible only for delivery of prizes and is not responsible for any prize’s utility, quality or otherwise. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received. Please allow 10-12weeks after winner selection for delivery of prizes. Limit: One (1) prize per person.
5. VERIFICATION OF WINNERS AND DELIVERY OF PRIZES:
Potential winners who entered by text message will be notified by text message at the mobile phone number used to submit the entry and will be provided with further instructions on how to redeem their prize. Potential winners who entered via text message will need internet access to redeem their prize. Potential winners who entered by mail will be notified by mail at the mailing address provided upon entry. Potential winners may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability release and, where permitted, publicity release. If a potential winner is considered a minor in his/her state of residence, the prize will be awarded to the parent/legal guardian on behalf of such minor who must agree to execute all required documents and accept the tax liability for any prize accepted on behalf of a minor. Subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion, a prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner (if feasible): if a prize is not claimed within fourteen (14) days of winner notification via text message; or if a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable; or if an affidavit/release is not returned within fourteen (14) days after mailing to selected winner; or if a potential winner failed to properly complete their entry or prize claim information or otherwise failed to comply with these Official Rules. Each winner agrees to the use of his/her name, address, likeness and/or prize information for promotional purposes (including the winners list) in any medium without additional compensation to the extent permitted by law.
Any prize depicted on promotional packaging, point-of-sale, the promotional Web site or otherwise in connection with this Sweepstakes is for illustrative purposes only and may not be the actual prize awarded or received. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for: late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, misaddressed, postage-due or misdirected entries, mail or communications; printing or typographical errors in Sweepstakes-related materials; errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects or delays in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of technical or other failures or malfunctions of hardware, software, communications devices or transmission lines; human errors in programming or in the processing of entries; or data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry materials, loss or otherwise. Further, Sponsor and Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind or any participant’s inability to receive telephone calls, text messages or emails for any reason. The use of automated software or computer programs to enter this Sweepstakes is prohibited and any individual who uses, attempts to use or is suspected of using such methods to enter will be disqualified. Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Entities disclaim any liability for damage to any computer or mobile device resulting from participation in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with, this Sweepstakes and Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes if the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes is affected. In the event of any such cancellation, termination or suspension, Sponsor will randomly select winner(s) from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to such time. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any participant (and all of his/her entries) from this Sweepstakes or any other promotion conducted now or in the future by Sponsor or any of its affiliates if he/she tampers with the entry process or if his/her fraud or misconduct affects the integrity of this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to correct errors in promotional materials. Under no circumstances will more prizes than those set forth in these full Official Rules be awarded. If a printing, technical or any other error occurs that results in more potential winners than available prizes stated, Sponsor may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible potential prizewinners to award the number of prizes indicated. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of the Judge and warrants that he/she is eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. By entering, each entrant agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Entities from any and all liability, loss or damages arising from or in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes, the awarding, receipt, use or misuse of a prize or participation in any prize-related activity. Participants agree that all causes of action arising out of or connected with thisSweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs. Participants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Full Official Rules, participants’ 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 the state of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By participating, participants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Cook County, Illinois. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
7. WINNERS’ NAMES:
For a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by August 8, 2015 to: Skittles Awesomest Summer Party Winners, P.O. Box 251328, West Bloomfield, MI 48325.