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CHEERS TO BETTER TIMES AHEAD 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, FL, IL, IN, MI, MO, NC, NM, NY, TN, TX & WI ONLY AND
WILL BE GOVERNED BY UNITED STATES LAW. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. ELIGIBILITY:
The “Cheers to Better Times Ahead” (“Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents
of AZ, CA, FL, IL, IN, MI, MO, NC, NM, NY, TN, TX 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 May 10,
2021 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CDT on July 31, 2021 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The
Sweepstakes Period is divided into twelve (12) First Prize entry periods (each a “First
Prize Entry Period”) and one (1) Grand Prize entry period (“Grand Prize Entry Period”)
as defined in the charts below. Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping
device for this Sweepstakes.
FIRST PRIZE ENTRY PERIODS
First
Prize
Entry
Period
Start Date Start Time End Date End Time
First
Prize
Drawing
Date
1 05/10/21 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 05/16/21 11:59:59 p.m. CDT 05/17/21
2 05/17/21 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 05/23/21 11:59:59 p.m. CDT 05/24/21
3 05/24/21 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 05/30/21 11:59:59 p.m. CDT 05/31/21
4 05/31/21 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 06/06/21 11:59:59 p.m. CDT 06/07/21
5 06/07/21 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 06/13/21 11:59:59 p.m. CDT 06/14/21
6 06/14/21 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 06/20/21 11:59:59 p.m. CDT 06/21/21
First
Prize
Entry
Period
Start Date Start Time End Date End Time
First
Prize
Drawing
Date
7 06/21/21 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 06/27/21 11:59:59 p.m. CDT 06/28/21
8 06/28/20 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 07/04/21 11:59:59 p.m. CDT 07/05/21
9 07/05/21 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 07/11/21 11:59:59 p.m. CST 07/12/21
10 07/12/21 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 07/18/21 11:59:59 p.m. CDT 07/19/21
11 07/19/21 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 07/25/21 11:59:59 p.m. CDT 07/26/21
12 07/26/21 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 07/31/21 11:59:59 p.m. CDT 08/02/21
GRAND PRIZE ENTRY PERIOD
Grand
Prize
Entry
Period
Start
Date
Start Time End Date End Time
Grand
Prize
Drawing
Date
1 05/10/21 12:00:00 a.m. CDT 07/31/21 11:59:59 p.m. CDT 08/02/21
3. HOW TO ENTER:
1. Visit https://www.cheerstobettertimesahead.com/ (“Website”) and follow
the online instructions to complete and submit an online entry and select the code
“BetterTimes” (“Entry”). You will receive thirty (30) Entries.
After submitting your Entry, you will have the opportunity to earn additional
entries by playing one (1) or all three (3) games (each a “Game”) as described below.
Participants may visit the website daily to play each Game one (1) time per day. A
“day” is defined as a twenty-four (24) hour period beginning at 12:00:00 a.m. CDT and
ending on the same day at 11:59:59 p.m. CDT.
(a) “Ultra Golf” 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 (also an “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.
(b) “Memory Match” 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 (also an “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.
(c) “Ultra Trivia” 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 (also an “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.
2. Visit https://www.cheerstobettertimesahead.com/ (“Website”) and follow
the online instructions to complete and submit an online entry and select the code
“Cheers” (“Entry”). You will receive thirty (30) Entries.
After submitting your Entry, you will have the opportunity to earn additional
entries by playing one (1) or all three (3) games (each a “Game”) as described below.
Participants may visit the website daily to play each Game one (1) time per day. A
“day” is defined as a twenty-four (24) hour period beginning at 12:00:00 a.m. CDT and
ending on the same day at 11:59:59 p.m. CDT.
(a) “Ultra Golf” 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 (also an “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.
(b) “Memory Match” 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 (also an “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.
(c) “Ultra Trivia” 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 (also an “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.
3. Visit https://www.cheerstobettertimesahead.com/ (“Website”) and follow
the online instructions to complete and submit an online entry and select the code
“Vacation” (“Entry”). You will receive thirty (30) Entries.
After submitting your Entry, you will have the opportunity to earn additional
entries by playing one (1) or all three (3) games (each a “Game”) as described below.
Participants may visit the website daily to play each Game one (1) time per day. A
“day” is defined as a twenty-four (24) hour period beginning at 12:00:00 a.m. CDT and
ending on the same day at 11:59:59 p.m. CDT.
(a) “Ultra Golf” 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 (also an “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.
(b) “Memory Match” 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 (also an “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.
(c) “Ultra Trivia” 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 (also an “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.
For all Entries: All Entries must be received and recorded during the
Sweepstakes Period. No other forms of entry are valid.
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 arises 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 winner 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 winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about
each drawing date as defined in Rules No. 2 from among all eligible Entries received by
Sponsor, whose decisions are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Potential
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: Ten (10) potential winners will be selected on or about each First Prize
Drawing Date as defined in Rule #2 from all eligible Entries received from Entrants who
entered using the code “BetterTimes.” Non-winning Entries will carry forward to
subsequent First Prize Entry Period drawings. One (1) potential Grand Prize winner will
be selected on or about August 2, 2021 from all eligible entries received from Entrants
who entered by using the code “BetterTimes.”
Group 2: Ten (10) potential winners will be selected on or about each First Prize
Drawing Date as defined in Rule #2 from all eligible Entries received from Entrants who
entered using the code “Cheers.” Non-winning Entries will carry forward to subsequent
First Prize Entry Period drawings. One (1) potential Grand Prize winner will be selected
on or about August 2, 2021 from all eligible entries received from Entrants who entered
by using the code “Cheers.”
Group 3: Ten (10) potential winners will be selected on or about each First Prize
Drawing Date as defined in Rule #2 from all eligible Entries received from Entrants who
entered using the code “Vacation.” Non-winning Entries will carry forward to
subsequent First Prize Entry Period drawings. One (1) potential Grand Prize winner will
be selected on or about August 2, 2021 from all eligible entries received from Entrants
who entered by using the code “Vacation.”
All drawings will be conducted by Administrator whose decisions are final in all
matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible
Entries received per Group per Entry Period. Winners may not substitute or transfer
prize, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with a prize of equal or greater
value.
5. WINNER NOTIFICATION:
All prizes will be awarded. Potential winners 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, the 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 Grand Prize winners 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 three (3) days of prize acceptance. Potential
First Prize 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 three (3) 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.
Grand Prize winner’s guests must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older 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 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.
Sponsor is 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:
Grand Prizes (3 total, 1 per Group. See Rule No. 2 and Rule No. 4): Winner will
receive one (1) $7,000.00 check made payable to winner. Approximate Retail Value
(“ARV”): $7,000.00.
First Prize (360 total, 10 per each First Prize Entry Period per Group. See Rule
No. 2 and Rule No. 4): One (1) $25 virtual prepaid card. Terms and conditions of
virtual prepaid card will apply. ARV: $25.00.
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 $30,000.00. Any difference
between stated value and actual value will not be awarded.
Limit one (1) First Prize per person per Entry Period. 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
winners 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 winners and their guests (if applicable) 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 winners and their guests (if applicable) will not bring the Sponsor into
public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Sponsor. If
requested, potential winners and their guests (if applicable) 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.
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 (collectively 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.
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.anheuser-
busch.com/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:
Engaged Nation Holdings, LLC, 9107 W. Russell Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89148.
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: Cheers to Better Times Ahead Winner’s List Request, Engaged
Nation Holdings, LLC. 9107 West Russell Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89148 for receipt by
October 2, 2021.
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