Anheuser-Busch Bud Light – March To The Championship – Win one $700.00 prepaid card which may be used towards transportation

BUD LIGHT® MARCH TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP 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 THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY UNITED STATES LAW. VOID WHERE
PROHIBITED.
1. ELIGIBILITY:
The “Bud Light March to the Championship Sweepstakes” (“Sweepstakes”) is
open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia 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, all other
service agencies involved with the Sweepstakes, and members of their immediate
family (spouse, parent, child or 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. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on March
8, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) on April 6, 2021
(“Sweepstakes Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for
this Sweepstakes.
3. HOW TO ENTER:
Visit BudLighthoopsChallenge.com (“Website”) and follow the online instructions
to complete and submit your registration. Once you have submitted your registration,
follow the online instructions to play the games (each a “Game”) as described below.
Participants may play each Game one (1) time per day, if applicable. A “day” is defined
as a twenty-four (24) hour period beginning at 12:00:00 a.m. (EST or EDT, depending
on date/time) and ending on the same day at 11:59:59 p.m. (EST or EDT, depending on
date/time).
(a) “Jigsaw Puzzle” Game (also a “Game”): Follow the online instructions to play
the Game. For each point you score during the Game, you will receive one (1) entry
into the random drawing for a chance to win a prize. If no points are earned, you will
not receive an entry in the Sweepstakes drawing. See Rule #4 for drawing details. See
Rule #6 for prize details. Participants may play each Game one (1) time per day.
(b) “Hot Shots” Game (also a “Game”): Follow the online instructions to play the
Game. For each point you score during the Game, you will receive one (1) entry into
the random drawing for a chance to win a prize. If no points are earned, you will not
receive an entry in the Sweepstakes drawing. See Rule #4 for drawing details. See
Rule #6 for prize details. Participants may play each Game one (1) time per day.
(c) The “Single Game ‘Pick Em’ Challenge” (also a “Game”) begins on March 19,
2021 and ends on April 5, 2021. Single Game ‘Pick Em’ Challenge is divided into ten
(10) entry periods (each a “Entry Period”) as defined below. To enter, include your pick
of the winning team of each basketball game. Participants will earn points for each
correct pick, and one (one) point for each incorrect pick. For each point you earn during
the Game, you will receive one (1) entry into the random drawing for a chance to win a
prize. If no points are earned, you will not receive an entry in the Sweepstakes drawing.
Entry
Period
Round Date
Number
of Games
Start Time End Time
1 Round 1 3/19/21 16
Sixty (60) minutes
prior to the start
time of each game
Start time of each
game
2 Round 1 3/20/21 16
Sixty (60) minutes
prior to the start
time of each game
Start time of each
game
3 Round 2 3/21/21 8
Sixty (60) minutes
prior to the start
time of each game
Start time of each
game
4 Round 2 3/22/21 8
Sixty (60) minutes
prior to the start
time of each game
Start time of each
game
5
Regional Semi-
Final
3/27/21 4
Sixty (60) minutes
prior to the start
time of each game
Start time of each
game
6
Regional Semi-
Final
3/28/21 4
Sixty (60) minutes
prior to the start
time of each game
Start time of each
game
7 Regional Final 3/29/21 2
Sixty (60) minutes
prior to the start
Start time of each
game
Entry
Period
Round Date
Number
of Games
Start Time End Time
time of each game
8 Regional Final 3/30/21 2
Sixty (60) minutes
prior to the start
time of each game
Start time of each
game
9
National Semi-
Finals (4/3/21)
04/03/21 2
Sixty (60) minutes
prior to the start
time of each game
Start time of each
game
10
Championship
(4/5/21)
04/05/21 1
Sixty (60) minutes
prior to the start
time of each game
Start time of each
game
For all Entries: All Entries must be received and recorded during the
Sweepstakes Period. No other forms of entry are valid. Your nickname and point totals
will be listed on the Leaderboard on the Website.
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.
If entering with a mobile phone or other web-enabled device and using your
wireless carrier’s network, standard data charges from your wireless carrier may apply.
Check with your wireless service provider for details on these and any other applicable
charges. Entrants are solely responsible for any such wireless charges.
4. SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING:
Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about April
7, 2021 from among all eligible entries received by Administrator, whose decisions are
final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the number
of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
5. WINNER NOTIFICATION:
The prize will be awarded (time permitting). Potential winner will be notified by
email or phone call 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 (time permitting).
Any alternate potential winner selected will also be required to respond to the
notification within the time frame stated above.
Potential winner will 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, the
potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be randomly
selected (time permitting).
Winner’s one (1) guest must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the
start date of the Sweepstakes Period and will be required to complete, sign, and return
a liability and, where permitted by law, publicity release via email, fax or overnight mail
within five (5) days of prize acceptance. Winner’s one (1) guest will also be required to
complete, sign and return a Release of Liability, Voluntary Assumption of Risk, and
Indemnity Agreement to Sponsor or Sponsor’s representatives within five (5) days of
prize acceptance.
In the event of noncompliance within any stated time period, the prize will be
forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be randomly selected (time permitting).
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 (time permitting).
Released Parties (as defined below) are not 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:
Prize (1 total): Prize consists of three (3) nights double-occupancy hotel
accommodations (check-in on March 17, 2022, check-out on March 20, 2022) for
winner and one (1) guest. Winner will also receive one (1) $700.00 prepaid card which
may be used towards transportation; and, one (1) $1,500.00 prepaid card which may be
used towards meals and other expenses. Terms and conditions received with delivery
of pre-paid cards apply. Accommodations are at the Sponsor’s discretion and subject to
availability and change. Winer may be required to provide a credit card at time of hotel
check-in. Any costs incurred due to changes to the original itinerary are solely the
winner’s responsibility. Transportation, meals, gratuities, trip cancellation insurance,
personal purchases and all other expenses not specified herein are solely the winner’s
responsibility. Approximate Retail Value: $3,000.00. If winner cannot accept the prize
as specified, prize will be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate winner (time
permitting). If the prize cannot be awarded for any reason including Acts of God, acts of
terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage, COVID-19 or any other natural disaster
outside of Sponsor’s control, then one (1) $3,000.00 pre-paid card will be awarded. Any
difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded.
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 and his/her one (1) guest 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 and his/her one (1) guest will not bring the Sponsor into public
disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Sponsor. If
requested, potential winner and his/her one (1) guest agree 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 (time permitting).
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; AS A RESULT, THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT
APPLY TO YOU, AND THE FOREGOING PARAGRAPHS SHALL NOT APPLY TO A
RESIDENT OF NEW JERSEY TO THE EXTENT DAMAGES TO SUCH NEW JERSEY
RESIDENT ARE THE RESULT OF SPONSOR OR ADMINISTRATOR’S NEGLIGENT,
FRAUDULENT OR RECKLESS ACT(S) OR INTENTIONAL MISCONDUCT.
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:
A.M.P. dba Advantage Solutions LLC. Stamford, CT 06902
14. WINNER’S LIST:
For the name of the winner, send an email to
BudLightHoopsSweeps@advantagesolutions.net and include “Bud Light March to the
Championship Sweepstakes Winner’s List Request” in the subject line for receipt by
July 3, 2021.
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