Anheuser-Busch Budweiser – Sky Ball Flyaway – Win 1 of 2 prizes of a trip for 2 and tickets to attend the American Sky Ball events in Dallas
BUDWEISER® SKY BALL FLYAWAY SWEEPSTAKES – OFFICIAL RULES
1. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A
PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
2. The “Budweiser Sky Ball Flyaway Sweepstakes” (“Sweepstakes”) is open to residents of
the United States (except Alaska and Hawaii) who are 21 years of age or older at the time of
entry. Void where prohibited.
3. Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time (“CDT”) on September 4,
2017 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CDT on October 10, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Period”).
4. Two (2) Ways to Enter: (a) Internet: Visit http://skyball.absweeps.net (“Website”) during
the Sweepstakes Period and follow the online instructions to complete and submit an online
entry. (b) Text Message: Use your SMS-enabled mobile phone to text “SKYBALL” to shortcode
78896. Participants must have a mobile phone with text messaging capabilities to enter by text
message. 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. Participants are solely responsible for any such wireless charges.
Not all wireless carriers participate. All entries must be received and recorded during the
Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor’s designated official judging organization’s computer is the
official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes. No other forms of entry are valid. Limit one
http://www.budweiser.com/privacy-policy.html for details of Sponsor’s policy regarding the use
of personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes. If you are selected as a
winner, your information may also be included in a publicly-available winner’s list.
5. Anheuser-Busch, LLC (“Sponsor) and its affiliates, subsidiaries, and agencies 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, will be disqualified. Neither
Sponsor nor its agencies are 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. Neither Sponsor nor its agencies are 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 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 reserves the right at its 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.
6. Winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about October 11, 2017
from among all eligible entries received by an independent judging agency, whose decisions are
final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Winners may not substitute or transfer prize,
but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with a prize of equal or greater value. Limit
one (1) prize per person.
7. All prizes will be awarded (time permitting). Odds of winning depend on the number of
eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified by phone or email and will be
required to respond to the notification within twenty-four (24) hours indicating whether he/she
can accept the prize. If no response is received within the time allotted, 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 twenty-four (24) hours. Sponsor is not
responsible for suspended or discontinued internet, wireless, or land line phone service which
may result in potential winner not receiving initial prize notification. Potential winners will be
required to complete, sign, and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release
via email, fax or overnight mail 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 at least 21 years of age or older, the potential winner will be declared the official
winner of the Sweepstakes. If Sponsor cannot verify that the potential winner is 21 years of age
or older prior to winner notification, then the potential winner will be disqualified and the prize
will be awarded to an alternate potential winner (time permitting). Winners’ guests must be at
least 21 years of age as of the end date of the Sweepstakes and will also be required to
complete, sign, and return a liability and publicity release within the same time period. In the
event of noncompliance within any of these time periods, prize will be forfeited and an alternate
potential winner 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).
8. Employees and the immediate families of employees of Anheuser-Busch, LLC and its
affiliates and subsidiaries; wholesale distributors and their employees and their immediate
families; advertising and promotion agencies and their employees and their immediate families;
and all retail licensees and their employees and their immediate families are ineligible. This
Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law and is subject to federal, state and local
regulations. Taxes on prizes, if any, are solely the responsibility of the winner.
9. 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.
10. Prize (2): Winner will receive two (2) tickets to attend the American Sky Ball events
scheduled to occur on November 10, 2017 and November 11, 2017 in Dallas, Texas; hotel
accommodations for three (3) consecutive nights (November 9, 2017, November 10, 2017 and
November 11, 2017); and up to 120,000 frequent flyer miles which may be used towards travel
to Dallas, Texas for winner and one (1) guest. Winner will be required to be registered as a
frequent flyer member with the airline carrier. Frequent flyer miles must be used between
November 9, 2017 and November 13, 2017 and are subject to the terms and conditions of the
airline carrier. The event on November 10, 2017 is casual dress and the event on November
11, 2017 is a black tie event. Sponsor is not liable for any missed events or opportunities or
expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay or ground transportation delay.
Winner may be required to provide a credit card at time of hotel check-in. Winner and guest are
solely responsible for having all necessary identification and/or travel documents (e.g., a valid
U.S. driver’s license or passport) required for travel. Travel, accommodations and event
dates/location are at the Sponsor’s discretion and subject to availability and change. Sponsor
and the applicable venue representatives reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to winner
and his/her guests who engage in a disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse,
threaten or harass any other person at the event chosen by winner and/or guests or in any other
objectionable behavior. Transportation (other than stated above), meals, gratuities, and all
other expenses not specified herein are solely the responsibility of the winner. Approximate
Retail Value (“ARV”): up to $6,920.00. If winner cannot accept the prize as specified, prize will
be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate winner (time permitting). Actual value depends
on city, day and time of departure. Total ARV of all prizes: up to $13,840.00. Any difference
between stated value and actual value will not be awarded.
If Sponsor so elects, the potential prize winner and his/her guests 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 records, and
any other factor deemed relevant by the Sponsor to help ensure that the potential prize winner
and his/her guests will not bring the Sponsor into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule
or reflect unfavorably on the Sponsor. If requested, the potential prize winner and his/her
guests agree to sign waiver forms authorizing the release of personal and background
information. In the event of non-compliance, to be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor,
prize will be forfeited and will be awarded to an alternate winner (time permitting).
11. By accepting a prize, winner agrees to release and hold Anheuser-Busch, LLC 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. By participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees to be bound by all the Official
Rules of this Sweepstakes.
12. For the names of the winners, hand-print your name and complete address on a 3” x 5”
card and mail to: Budweiser Sky Ball Flyaway Sweepstakes Winners’ List, 16630 Old
Chesterfield Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017, for receipt by December 11, 2017.
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