Avocados From Mexico – Gameday Guac Bowl Sweepstakes

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AVOCADOS FROM MEXICO GAMEDAY GUAC BOWL SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER, WIN OR CLAIM A PRIZE. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT
WILL NOT INCREASE EACH ENTRANT’S CHANCES OF WINNING.
The Avocados From Mexico Gameday Guac Bowl Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by
Avocados From Mexico, Inc. (“Sponsor”), which is a non-profit subsidiary of the Mexican Hass Avocado
Importers Association (“MHAIA”) and which is located at 222 W. Las Colinas Blvd. #850E, Irving, TX
75039. The Sweepstakes is administered by an independent third party, Prize Logic (“Administrator”).
1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on January 4, 2021 at 12:00 Noon Eastern
Time (“ET”) and ends on February 7, 2021 at 11:59:59 PM ET (“Sweepstakes Period”). The
Sweepstakes Period includes five (5) weekly entry periods (each a “Weekly Entry Period”) as set forth
in the chart below, and one (1) grand prize entry period (“Grand Prize Entry Period”) that will run for
the duration of the Sweepstakes Period.
ENTRY PERIODS START DATE END DATE RANDOM DRAWING
DATE
1 1/4/2021 1/10/2021 1/11/2021
2 1/11/2021 1/17/2021 1/18/2021
3 1/18/2021 1/24/2021 1/25/2021
4 1/25/2021 1/31/2021 2/1/2021
5 2/1/2021 2/7/2021 2/8/2021
Non-winning entries will not carry forward into subsequent Weekly Entry Periods but all eligible entries
will be included in the Grand Prize Entry Period. The Administrator’s computer is the Sweepstakes
official clock.
2. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to any legal resident of one of the fifty (50) States of United
States, or of the District of Columbia, who is at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.
Employees of Sponsor, Administrator, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries,
affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”) and each of such
employee’s immediate family members (e.g., spouse, parent, child, sibling, and their respective
spouses and the “steps” of each, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same
household of such an employee, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. All federal,
state, and local laws apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
By submitting an entry, the eligible person (“Entrant”) agrees unconditionally to these Official Rules
and to Sponsor’s decisions and interpretations of such Rules, which are final and binding in all matters
related to the Sweepstakes. For purposes of the Sweepstakes, each Entrant’s residential address
and e-mail address will be the street address and e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. Each
Entrant may not subsequently change his/her street address or e-mail address for the purposes of
this Sweepstakes.
3. HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: During the Sweepstakes Period, an eligible entrant must
follow the steps below to receive one (1) Sweepstakes Entry:
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i. Sign into his/her Twitter account (entrant may create a Twitter account for free if he/she
does not already have one);
ii. Become a follower of @avosfrommexico on Twitter (if not already following
@Avosfrommexico);
iii. Post any piece of content from https://avocadosfrommexico.com/guacamole/guac-
world/guac-bowl/and include #GuacFromMexico and #sweepstakes, or re-share
Avocados From Mexico’s campaign content from Twitter including the hashtag
#GuacFromMexico and #sweepstakes.
All Entries must include #GuacFromMexico, #sweepstakes, and
@AvosfromMexico. The content included in the Entry will not be judged or used in any
way to determine a winner. Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder
of the Twitter account the entry is submitted from at the time of entry. The “authorized
account holder” is the person who is assigned to the Twitter account by the online service
provider. By entering the Sweepstakes and using the hashtags, entrant hereby agrees to
be bound by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. An entrant must have a non-
private Twitter account to enter the Sweepstakes and must be a follower of
@AvosFromMexico until 30 days after end date for winner notification purposes to be
eligible to win/claim a prize. If an entrant does not have a nonprivate Twitter account,
he/she can create one at no cost at www.twitter.com. Please note that an entrant must
agree to comply with the Twitter Terms of Service (https://twitter.com/tos/) and Privacy
Policy (https://twitter.com/privacy) in order to participate in the Sweepstakes. If an entrant
Tweets from his or her wireless phone, the entrant’s wireless service provider may charge
the entrant. Entrants should consult their wireless-service providers regarding their pricing
plans. Message and data rates may apply. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored,
endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. Entry Limit: Limit of ten (10)
unique Entries per person, per day through this method. The same content may not be
shared more than one (1) time.
If more than the stated number of entries are received from the same person, telephone number
and/or e-mail address, only the stated number of entries shall be considered valid.
4. RANDOM DRAWING: On or about the dates set forth in the chart in Section 1, the Administrator will
randomly select the potential first prize winners (2 per Weekly Entry Period). On or about February
8, 2021 the Administrator will randomly select one (1) entrant (the “Finalist”) for the chance to win the
Grand Prize.
5. PRIZES, APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”), AND ODDS OF WINNING:
A. Grand Prize (1): The grand prize is $1,000,000 (“Grand Prize”). There will be one (1) Grand
Prize available. The ARV of the Grand Prize is $1,000,000. The odds of being selected as the
one (1) Finalist depend on the number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received during the
Sweepstakes Period. The odds of the selected Finalist winning the Grand Prize are 1:100.
B. First Prizes (10, 2 per Weekly Entry Period): Each first prize is $1,000 (“First Prize”). There
will be ten (10) First Prizes available. The ARV of each First Prize is $1,000. The odds of winning
a First Prize depend on the number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received during each Weekly
Entry Period.
C. Total ARV: The total ARV of all Prizes is $1,010,000.
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D. General Conditions: There is a limit of one (1) First Prize per person/household. All costs,
expenses, and taxes not specifically included herein are solely the winner’s responsibility. If, for
any reason, more prize notifications are sent (or more claims are received) than the number of
prizes offered, as set forth in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award the
intended number of prizes through a random drawing from among all eligible prize claims
received.
6. HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE: Potential winners are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance
with these Official Rules. The potential winners will be notified on Twitter by a Direct Message from
@AvosFromMexico with instructions on how to claim his/her prize (“Notification”), and must respond
to the Notification within three (3) calendar days. Each potential winner must visit a redemption claim
site and provide all requested information. The potential Grand Prize (if applicable), and First Prize
winners will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release
(except where prohibited) and any other requested documents within five (5) calendar days from the
date of attempted notification or the prize may be forfeited in its entirety and awarded to an alternate
winner, at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Failure to provide all required information and
a signature on the documents, or respond to the winner Notification, within the stated time period may
result in forfeiture of winner’s right to claim a prize, and may result in the prize being awarded to an
alternate winner, if time permits. Upon verification of eligibility, each prize will be fulfilled within 6-8
weeks via Venmo payment. The Sweepstakes Entities shall not be held responsible for any delays in
awarding a prize for any reason. If a potential winner is found to be ineligible, is not in compliance
with these Official Rules, declines to accept the prize, or any winner notification is returned as
undeliverable or the potential winner fails to respond to a winner notification within the timeframe
specified in such winner notification, the prize may be forfeited. If a prize is forfeited for any reason,
it may be awarded to an alternate potential winner, at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion,
selected at random from the remaining pool of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes
Period, time permitting. If, after a good-faith attempt, Sponsor is unable to award or deliver a prize,
the prize may not be reawarded. Each winner shall be solely responsible for payment of any and all
applicable federal, state, and local taxes for any prize won. Sponsor will issue an IRS Form 1099-
MISC for each winner. All other costs and expenses not expressly set forth herein shall be solely the
winner’s responsibility.
Sponsor will attempt to notify each potential winner as set forth above, but Sponsor is not responsible
for any undelivered e-mails, including without limitation e-mails that are not received because of a
winner’s privacy or spam filter settings which may divert any Sweepstakes e-mail, including any
winner notification e-mail, to a spam or junk folder. Prizes that are unclaimed, unredeemed, or
returned as undeliverable will not be awarded. Prizes are non-transferable and no prize substitution,
exchange or cash equivalent will be allowed; except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a
prize of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of the prize or force majeure, at Sponsor’s sole
and absolute discretion.
7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating in this Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees that the
Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives,
consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment and
marketing agencies, website providers and each their respective officers, directors, stockholders,
employees, representatives, designees and agents (“Released Parties”) are not responsible for: (i)
lost, late, incomplete, stolen, misdirected, postage due or undeliverable e-mail/text notifications or
postal mail; (ii) any computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, electronic or Internet hardware or
software malfunctions, failures, connections, or availability; (iii) garbled, corrupt or jumbled
transmissions, service provider/network accessibility, availability or traffic congestion; (iv) any
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technical, mechanical, printing or typographical or other error; (v) the incorrect or inaccurate capture
of registration information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information; (vi) any error,
omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line
failure, technical error, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to the Sweepstakes; (vii) any injury
or damage, whether personal or property, to each Entrants or to any person’s computer related to or
resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes and/or accepting a Prize; and (viii) entries that are
late, forged, lost, misplaced, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled or
otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules. Further, the Sweepstakes Entities are not
responsible for any unanswered or undeliverable winner notifications.
By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees: (i) to be bound by these Official Rules, including
entry requirements; (ii) to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to these Official Rules; (iii)
to waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against any of the Released
Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes; and (iv) to forever and irrevocably agree to release and
hold harmless each of the Released Parties from any and all claims, lawsuits, judgments, causes of
action, proceedings, demands, fines, penalties, liability, costs and expenses (including, without
limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) that may arise in connection with: (a) the Sweepstakes,
including, but not limited to, any Sweepstakes-related activity or element thereof, and each Entrant’s
entries, participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes; (b) the violation of any third-party
privacy, personal, publicity or proprietary rights; (c) acceptance, receipt, delivery of, possession,
defects in, use, non-use, misuse, inability to use, loss, damage, destruction, negligence or willful
misconduct in connection with the use of a Prize (or any component thereof); (d) any change in the
prizing (or any components thereof); (e) human error; (f) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act
or omission on the part of any of the Released Parties; (g) lost, late, stolen, misdirected, damaged or
destroyed prizing (or any element thereof); or (h) the negligence or willful misconduct by an Entrant.
If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right,
at its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and/or
proceed with the Sweepstakes, including the selection of winners in a manner it deems fair and
reasonable, including the selection of a winner from among eligible entries received prior to such
cancellation, termination, modification or suspension. In no event will more prizes be awarded than
are stated in these Official Rules. In the event that, due to technical, typographical, mechanical,
administrative, printing, production, computer or other errors, there are more winners than are stated
in these Official Rules, a random drawing among the claimants will be held to determine the winner.
Notice of such cancelation, termination, or modification of the Sweepstakes shall be posted at the
Website.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES,
INCLUDING THE PRIZES, IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
8. DISPUTES: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN
ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN, AND THE FORUM AND
VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN THE OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN. IF THE
CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT
DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING
ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JAMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS ARBITRATION RULES
AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“JAMS RULES”). THE JAMS
RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE
ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN MICHIGAN.
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ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN
OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO
ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER
PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR HAVE DAMAGES
MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR OTHER SUCH
RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK
INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF. EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT THE
RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ANY ENTRANT AND/OR SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES AND/OR
ANY OTHER PARTY SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM
OF CLASS ACTION. ANY DEMAND FOR ARBITRATION MUST BE FILED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR
FROM THE END OF THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD, OR THE CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE
FOREVER BARRED.
9. PRIVACY: Sponsor’s privacy policy is available at https://avocadosfrommexico.com/privacy-policy/.
10. PUBLICITY RIGHTS: By participating in this Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees to allow the Sponsor
and Sponsor’s designee the perpetual right to use his/her name, address (city and state), and other
information and content provided in connection with the Sweepstakes for promotion, trade,
commercial, advertising and publicity purposes in all media worldwide including, but not limited to, on
television and the Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation,
except where prohibited by law.
11. GENERAL: Any attempted form of participation in this Sweepstakes other than as described herein
is void. Sponsor and Administrator reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify
any Entrant found or suspected to be tampering with the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting
in violation of these Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike manner (any use of robotic,
automatic, macro, programmed, third party or like methods to participate in the Sweepstakes will void
any attempted participation effected by such methods and the disqualification of the individual utilizing
the same) or with the intent to disrupt the normal operation of this Sweepstakes. If it is discovered
that a person has entered or attempted to enter more than once using multiple phone numbers, e-
mail addresses, residential addresses, multiple identities, IP addresses, use of proxy servers, or like
methods, all of that person’s entries will be declared null and void and that person will not be awarded
any prize that he/she might have been entitled to receive. In the event of a dispute as to the identity
of a winner, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail
address submitted on the registration form associated with such entry. Each Entrant may be required
to show proof of being an authorized account holder. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO
DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF
THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN
ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER
REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE
FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If any provision of these Official Rules or any word,
phrase, clause, sentence, or other portion thereof should be held unenforceable or invalid for any
reason, then that provision or portion thereof shall be modified or deleted in such manner as to render
the remaining provisions of these Official Rules valid and enforceable. The invalidity or
unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules or the Prize documents will not affect the
validity or enforceability of any other provision. No Entrant shall have the right to modify or amend
these Official Rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute
a waiver of that provision and such provision shall remain in full force and effect. All entries and/or
materials submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. In the event of any
conflict with any Sweepstakes details contained in these Official Rules and Sweepstakes details
contained in any promotional materials (including but not limited to point of sale, television and print
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advertising, promotional packaging and other promotional media), the details of the Sweepstakes as
set forth in these Official Rules shall prevail.
12. WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners, interested individuals should mail a self-addressed stamped
business envelope to: Winners List – Avocados From Mexico Gameday Guac Bowl Sweepstakes,
P.O. Box 251328, West Bloomfield, MI 48325. Winner List requests must be received no later than
April 7, 2021.
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