Anheuser-Busch Bud Light – Cooling Things Seltzer Style – Win One Yeti Cooler

COOLING THINGS SELTZER STYLE SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER FOR A
CHANCE TO WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THE SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED
FOR VIEWING IN AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, FL, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, MN, MO, NC,
NJ, NM, NV, NY, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA AND WI ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY
UNITED STATES LAW. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. ELIGIBILITY:
The “Cooling Things Seltzer Style Sweepstakes” (“Sweepstakes”) is open to
legal residents of AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, FL, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, MN, MO, NC, NJ,
NM, NV, NY, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA and WI who are twenty-one (21) years of age or
older at the time of entry. Employees, contractors, directors, officers and agents of
Anheuser-Busch, LLC, its affiliates and subsidiaries, advertising and promotion
agencies, wholesale distributors, retail licensees, and all other service agencies
involved with the Sweepstakes, and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent,
child and sibling), are not eligible to enter or win. The Sweepstakes is subject to all
applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official
Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions which are final and binding in all
matters related to this Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all
requirements as set forth herein.
2. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:
Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time (“CDT”) on August
24, 2020 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CDT on October 5, 2020 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.
3. THREE (3) WAYS TO ENTER:
(a) Internet: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit http://cooler.absweeps.net
(“Website”) and follow the online instructions to complete and submit an online entry.
Automated entries are prohibited and any use of automated devices will cause
disqualification. Entrants may not enter with multiple email addresses, nor use any other
device or artifice, to enter multiple times or as multiple entrants. Any entrant who
attempts to enter with multiple email addresses under multiple identities, or uses any
device or artifice to register multiple times, will be disqualified and forfeits all prizes won,
in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same
email address. Should multiple users of the same email account enter the
Sweepstakes and a dispute thereafter arise regarding the identity of the entrant, the
authorized account holder of said email account at the time of entry will be considered
an entrant, and must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account
subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the email address by the ISP or other
organization responsible for assigning email addresses. Potential winners may be
required to show proof of being the authorized account subscriber.
(b) Text Message: During the Sweepstakes Period, use your SMS-enabled
mobile phone to text “COOLER” to shortcode 78896 and you will receive information on
how to submit an entry.
Participants must have a mobile phone with text messaging capabilities to enter
by text message. If you wish to opt out, text STOP to 78896. Text HELP to 78896 if you
would like more information. Participants entering this Sweepstakes via text message
may incur a standard text message charge from their wireless service provider for each
message sent and received. Check with your wireless service provider for details on
these and other applicable charges. You may receive reply messages, and by entering,
you expressly consent to receiving such messages. Participants are solely responsible
for any such wireless charges. Not all wireless carriers participate.
(c) QR Code: Use your smart phone or other web-enabled device with data plan
to scan the Sweepstakes quick response (“QR”) code featured on signs or promotional
materials at participating stores with the QR read application already installed on your
phone. You will be directed to a mobile Web page at http://cooler.absweeps.net
(“Website”) where you may complete and submit an entry (also an “Entry”). Proof of
scanning QR codes does not constitute proof of completion or submission of an entry.
To scan a QR code, participants must have a smart phone or other web-enabled device
with a camera feature and/or QR scanner application and may incur message or data
charges from their wireless service provider for each message sent and received. If you
do not have a QR reader already installed on your phone, type ‘QR reader’ in your
mobile device’s application store search field to find available QR readers for your smart
phone or other web-enabled device. You will receive a response which will contain a
link to download a QR reader for your specific device. Check with your wireless service
provider for details on these and other applicable charges. Participants are solely
responsible for any such wireless charges. Not all wireless carriers participate.
For all Entries: All entries must be received and recorded during the
Sweepstakes Period. No other forms of entry are valid. Limit one (1) entry per person.
4. SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING:
Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about
October 6, 2020 from among all eligible entries received by Administrator, whose
decisions are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Prize winners will be
randomly selected from each “Group” of eligible entries as defined below. Odds of
winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received per Group.
Group 1: Arizona
Group 2: California
Group 3: Colorado
Group 4: Connecticut
Group 5: Delaware
Group 6: Georgia
Group 7: Florida
Group 8: Illinois
Group 9: Kentucky
Group 10: Louisiana
Group 11: Massachusetts
Group 12: Maryland
Group 13: Minnesota
Group 14: Missouri
Group 15: North Carolina
Group 16: New Jersey
Group 17: New Mexico
Group 18: Nevada
Group 19: New York
Group 20: South Carolina
Group 21: Tennessee
Group 22: Texas
Group 23: Virginia
Group 24: Washington
Group 25: Wisconsin
5. WINNER NOTIFICATION:
All prizes will be awarded. Potential winners will be notified by email, phone call
and/or text message and will be required to respond to the notification within forty-eight
(48) hours indicating whether he/she can accept the prize. If a potential winner does not
respond to the notification within the forty-eight (48) hour time period, prize will be
forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be randomly selected. Any alternate
potential winner selected will also be required to respond to the notification within the
time frame stated above.
Potential winners may be required to complete, sign and return an affidavit of
eligibility and liability and, unless prohibited by law, publicity release to Sponsor or
Sponsor’s representative within five (5) days of prize acceptance. Subject to verification
of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, including verification
that the winner is twenty-one (21) years of age or older, the potential winner will be
declared an official winner of the Sweepstakes. If Sponsor cannot verify that the
potential winner is twenty-one (21) years of age or older prior to winner notification, then
the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be
randomly selected.
In the event of noncompliance within any stated time period, the prize will be
forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be randomly selected. Any alternate
potential winner selected will also be required to adhere to the time periods described
herein. Any prize notification or prize returned to the Sponsor or its agencies as
undeliverable will result in disqualification and the awarding of that prize to an alternate
potential winner.
Neither Sponsor nor Administrator are responsible for suspended or discontinued
Internet, wireless, or land-line phone service or a change in an entrant’s email, phone
number or mailing address which may result in a potential winner not receiving initial
prize notification or his/her prize information.
6. PRIZE DETAILS:
Group 1 Prize (11 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 2 Prize (28 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 3 Prize (2 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate Retail
Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 4 Prize (4 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate Retail
Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 5 Prize (2 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate Retail
Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 6 Prize (5 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate Retail
Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 7 Prize (30 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 8 Prize (1 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate Retail
Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 9 Prize (4 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate Retail
Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 10 Prize (1 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate Retail
Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 11 Prize (6 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 12 Prize (2 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 13 Prize (8 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 14 Prize (3 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 15 Prize (10 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 16 Prize (4 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 17 Prize (3 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 18 Prize (5 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 19 Prize (1 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 20 Prize (5 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 21 Prize (1 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 22 Prize (36 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 23 Prize (20 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 24 Prize (12 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
Group 25 Prize (3 total, see Rule No. 4): One (1) Yeti Cooler. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): $399.00.
For all prizes:
If winner cannot accept the prize as specified, prize will be forfeited and will be
awarded to an alternate winner. Total ARV of all prizes is $82,593.00. Any difference
between stated value and actual value will not be awarded.
Limit one (1) prize per person. Prizes are non-transferable and no cash
equivalent or substitution of prize is offered, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. If
a prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the
right to substitute prize with another prize of equal or greater value. Prize winner will be
solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs
associated with the prizes they receive, regardless of whether it, in whole or in part, is
used.
If Sponsor so elects, potential winner may be required to submit to a confidential
background check. Such background check may include (but is not limited to)
investigation of criminal, sexual offenses, or other arrest or conviction record, and any
other factor deemed relevant by the Sponsor to help ensure that potential winner will not
bring the Sponsor into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect
unfavorably on the Sponsor. If requested, potential winner agrees to sign waiver forms
authorizing the release of personal and background information. In the event of
noncompliance, to be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor, prize will be
forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate winner.
7. PUBLICITY:
Acceptance of prize offered constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner’s
name, voice, biographical information and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and
promotion without further compensation in all media now known or hereafter discovered
worldwide and on the Internet without notice or review or approval as permitted by law.
8. RELEASE:
By accepting a prize, winner agrees to release and hold Anheuser-Busch, LLC,
and Administrator harmless from all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any
kind resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without
limitation, personal injuries, death and property damage.
9. GENERAL CONDITIONS:
Anheuser-Busch, LLC, Administrator, and each of their respective affiliates,
subsidiaries, and agencies (collective the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for
lost, late, misdirected, unintelligible, returned or undelivered entries, telephone calls,
text messages, email, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server,
Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, or other connections availability, accessibility
or traffic congestion, miscommunications, failed computer, network, telephone, satellite
or cable hardware or software or lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled,
delayed or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions,
failures or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic
or network. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of this Sweepstakes or
Website, or act in violation of the Official Rules, or act in any manner to threaten or
abuse or harass any person, or violate Website’s terms of service, as solely determined
by the Sponsor or Administrator, will be disqualified. Released Parties are not
responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information whether caused by Website
users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the programming or equipment associated with
or used in this Sweepstakes, and assumes no responsibility for any errors, omission,
deletion, interruption or delay in operation or transmission or communication line failure,
theft or destruction or unauthorized website access. Any use of robotic, macro,
automatic, programmed or like entry methods will void all such entries, and may subject
that entrant to disqualification. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or
damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer or property related to or
resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes. Should any portion of Sweepstakes
be, in the Sponsor’s or Administrator’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms,
bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the
Sponsor, corrupt or impair administration, security, fairness or proper play of this
Sweepstakes, or submission of entries, Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right at
their sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes, and randomly
select the winner from valid entries received prior to action taken, or otherwise as may
be deemed fair and equitable by the Sponsor. Text message entries will be deemed to
have been submitted by the registered owner of the wireless number used to enter. In
the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an online entrant, the authorized
subscriber of the email account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant, and
must comply with these rules. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person
who is assigned the email address by the ISP or other organization responsible for
assigning email addresses. All materials submitted become the property of Anheuser-
Busch, LLC and will not be returned. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE
LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL,
OR OTHER DAMAGES.
10. DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and
enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrant,
Administrator, and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, or any claim or dispute
that has arisen or may arise between you, Administrator and Sponsor, shall be
governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Missouri
without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. The place of arbitration
shall be St. Louis, Missouri.
11. PRIVACY POLICY:
See Sponsor’s privacy policy located at https://www.budlight.com/en/privacy-
policy.html (also a “Website”) for details regarding the use of personal information
collected in connection with this Sweepstakes. If you are verified as a prize winner,
your first name, last initial, city and state will be included in a publicly-available winner’s
list.
12. SPONSOR:
Anheuser-Busch, LLC, One Busch Place, St. Louis, MO 63118.
13. ADMINISTRATOR:
Rio Creative, 16630 Old Chesterfield Road, Chesterfield MO 63017
14. WINNER’S LIST:
For the names of the winners, hand-print your name and complete address on a
3″ x 5″ card and mail to: Cooling Things Seltzer Style Sweepstakes Winners List
Request, 16630 Old Chesterfield Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017, for receipt by
December 6, 2020.
Ó 2020 Anheuser-Busch, Bud Light® Seltzer, Lemon Lime, Mango, Strawberry, & Black
Cherry, IRC Beers (Beer In TX), St. Louis, Mo 63118
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COOLING THINGS SELTZER STYLE SWEEPSTAKES
No Purchase Necessary. Open to AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, GA, FL, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD,
MN, MO, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA and WI residents 21+. Begins
8/20/20 and ends 10/5/20. See Official Rules at http://cooler.absweeps.net for free
entry, prizes and details. Message and data rates may apply. Participant agrees to
receive response texts. Void where prohibited.
ENJOY RESPONSIBLY
Ó 2020 Anheuser-Busch, Bud Light® Seltzer, Lemon Lime, Mango, Strawberry, & Black
Cherry, IRC Beers (Beer In TX), St. Louis, Mo 63118