Barilla America – Love Giveaway – Win a box of Barilla Love pasta
THE BARILLA LOVE GIVEAWAY OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Barilla Love Giveaway (“Sweepstakes”) starts at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on January 18, 2023 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on February 1, 2023 (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”). The entire duration of the Sweepstakes runs from January 18, 2023 until potential winners have been notified, verified and prizes have been awarded (“Entire Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Officers, directors, and employees of Barilla America, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. (“Administrator”), Daniel J. Edelman, Inc. d/b/a Edelman, and each of their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies (all such individuals and entities collectively referred to herein as the “Sponsor, Administrator and Related Parties”) and their immediate family members (defined as parents, siblings, spouses and children; whether biological, adopted, step or in-law) and/or those living in the same household (whether related or not) of each are not eligible to participate or win. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, visit www.BarillaLove.com (the “Site”) and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the registration form, including contact information and sharing how Barilla can bring you closer together to your loved ones this Valentine’s Day season (in 250 words or less) (“Submission”), to receive one (1) entry (the “Entry”) into the random drawing, as described below.
Limit one (1) Entry per person. Entries in excess of that limit will not be considered. The person uploading the Submission will be deemed the entrant (the “Entrant”). In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the Entrant. “Authorized account holder” of an email address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Any Submission not in compliance with the above and which does not meet the other requirements of these Official Rules may be disqualified as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Entrants are subject to disqualification, if Sponsor or Administrator discovers that multiple accounts are used by the same person. As applicable, normal Internet/phone access and usage/data charges imposed by Entrants’ online/mobile service will apply. Submissions made through any robotic, automatic, mechanical, programmed or similar entry duplication method are ineligible and may be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual and all Entries using such methods.
Submission Requirements: The requirements in this section are referred to as the “Submission Requirements” and they apply to each Submission that an Entrant submits in the Sweepstakes. By making a Submission and entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to waive any rights you may have to the Submission. The Submission, or portion thereof, must not contain obscene, profane, lewd, false, defamatory or inappropriate content, or be disparaging to Sponsor, as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Submissions must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, nor can it defame any person, living or deceased. Entrants may not copy or otherwise plagiarize the Submission from any source. All Submissions must be the sole, original work of the Entrants. Any Submission or portion thereof that is, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory, inappropriate, disparaging, offensive or contains any proprietary rights of any person living or deceased (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity, or is otherwise objectionable, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, may be disqualified. Submissions should not contain any third-party materials (except for materials or intellectual property owned by Barilla and authorized to be included in the Submission), or otherwise violate or infringe (or, in Sponsor’s discretion, possibly infringe) any copyright, trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand. For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and legal sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, each Entrant/winner hereby irrevocably grants to the Sponsor, and its successors, licensees and assigns, a non-exclusive license (but not the obligation) to reproduce, publicly perform, publicly display, stream, exploit, make derivative works of and otherwise use the Submission, in whole or in part, with or without crediting Entrant, for any purpose, including without limitation commercial purposes, in any and all media now or hereafter devised throughout the universe in perpetuity. Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, or alter the Submission for any purpose which Sponsor deems necessary or desirable, and each Entrant irrevocably waives any and all so-called “moral rights” they may have therein Sponsor shall retain the rights granted in each Submission even if the Submission is disqualified or fails to meet the Submission Requirements or even it if it is determined that the entrant who made the Submission is ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes. Submissions will not be returned.
RANDOM DRAWING: At the end of the Sweepstakes Entry Period, one (1) Grand Prize winner and four hundred and fifty-nine (459) First Prize winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about February 2, 2023 from among all eligible Entries. The random drawing will be conducted by the Administrator, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the drawing. The “Released Parties” (as defined below) shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, the potential winner does not respond within the time period specified in the prize notification, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected. If potential winner is found to be ineligible, or they have not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.
PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”):
There is one (1) “Grand Prize” available, as follows:
The Grand Prize winner will receive a box of Barilla Love pasta, a set of heart-shaped measuring spoons, Barilla Valentine’s Day cards, recipes, a custom tea towel and two (2) heart-shaped plates (ARV: $32.50) in addition to a 9-day/8-night trip for winner and one (1) travel companion to Florence, Italy and Parma, Italy. Trip includes round trip economy class air transportation from the major airport nearest the winner’s home in the United States to Florence, Italy; round trip airport transfers in Florence, Italy; four (4) nights’ hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy) in Florence, Italy; round trip train service from Florence, Italy to/from Parma, Italy; four (4) nights’ hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy) in Parma, Italy; up to three (3) tours in Parma, Italy (each a “Tour”), which must be mutually agreed upon between Sponsor and Grand Prize winner; $1,000 spending money, awarded in the form of a check made payable to the winner; and a $3,500 check made payable to the winner to be used to help offset taxes (Complete Grand Prize ARV: $12,532.50).
There are four hundred and fifty-nine (459) “First Prizes” available, as follows:
Each First Prize winner will receive a box of Barilla Love pasta, a set of heart-shaped measuring spoons, Barilla Valentine’s Day cards, recipes, a custom tea towel and two (2) heart-shaped plates (ARV: $32.50 each).
The total ARV of all prizes is $27,450. Prizes are non-transferable and no cash redemption substitution are allowed except by the Sponsor, who may substitute a prize or prize element of equal or greater value in its sole discretion. The odds of winning a prize will depend on the number of eligible Entries. Limit one (1) prize per person/household.
GRAND PRIZE RULES: Tours must be mutually agreed upon between Sponsor and Grand Prize winner. Grand Prize winner and travel companion must begin their travel within one (1) year of notification that they have won the Grand Prize, or Grand Prize will be forfeited (i.e., their flight must depart the US by such date, but the return flight can occur more than one year from such notification). Airline carrier’s regulations and conditions apply. Trip may not be combined with any other offer, and travel may not qualify for upgrades and/or frequent flyer miles. Grand Prize winner and travel companion must possess valid travel documents (e.g. valid passport and any additional required identification and/or documentation) in order to travel. Seat selection and timing of trip subject to availability and confirmation of reservations. All airline tickets are subject to flight variation, work stoppages, and schedule or route changes. Flights may not be direct, and Sponsor reserves the right to structure travel route and select hotels in their sole and absolute discretion. Certain restrictions apply. Travel must be round trip. Grand Prize winner will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual travel costs are less than the estimate made in these Official Rules. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen travel vouchers or certificates. No refunds or credit for changes are allowed. Grand Prize winner is responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. The Grand Prize winner may be required to provide a valid credit card at the time of check-in. Sponsor is not liable for any missed Grand Prize events, Tours, opportunities or expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay or ground transportation delay. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any transportation or other prize element except at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor. All other expenses and costs, not expressly listed above, including, but not limited to, taxes, tips, ground transportation, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges, personal charges including but not limited to items such as lodging, additional overnight stays or other en route expenses due to travel schedule, security fees, entertainment and transfers, are Grand Prize winner’s sole responsibility. No substitution or transfer of prize or prize elements permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute prize (or prize elements ) of equal or greater value. Grand Prize winner will be responsible for any other costs or expenses associated with the Grand Prize, including, but not limited to, incidentals, payment of applicable taxes, etc. Grand Prize winner and their travel companion must also pass any required medical testing and comply with any additional requirements, at any time, that may be required or recommended by any applicable entity, including, but not limited to, any government agency, airline or other transportation provider, sleeping accommodations, or Sponsor, including without limitation, passing one or more COVID-19 antigen and screening tests, and testing negative for COVID-19 or having been vaccinated against COVID-19. Unless the child/charge of Grand Prize winner, travel companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of date of departure and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the Grand Prize winner. Travel companion (or winner on behalf of minor travel companion) must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Potential Grand Prize winner understands and agrees that, as a condition of being awarded the prize, Grand Prize winner may be subject to a background check at the sole discretion of Sponsor; failure to comply may result in disqualification and forfeiture of prize. In addition, at the discretion of the Sponsor, potential Grand Prize winner may be disqualified: (a) if charged with or convicted of a felony or misdemeanor; (b) if Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that awarding the prize to such individual may reflect unfavorably on the Sweepstakes or Sponsor; (c) if he/she is not eligible to receive the prize based on the eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules; (d) if Sponsor determines that he/she failed to comply with these Official Rules in any way; or (e) if he/she refuses to or cannot accept the prize for any reason. Potential Grand Prize winner’s social media profile must be in keeping with the Sponsor’s image or they may be disqualified, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
GENERAL: The Administrator’s computer timestamp is the official timekeeper for purposes of this Sweepstakes. Prizes will be awarded only if the potential winners fully comply with these Official Rules. Prizes are non-assignable and non-transferable. All details and other restrictions of the prizes not specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The winners shall be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and the reporting consequences thereof, and for any other fees or costs associated with the applicable prize. Potential Grand Prize winner (or his/her/their parent/guardian, if potential Grand Prize winner is an eligible minor in his/her/their state/jurisdiction of residence “minor”) will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Liability Release, and except where prohibited, publicity release and grant of rights (“Declaration”) within three (3) days of notification in order to be confirmed as the Grand Prize winner. If potential Grand Prize winner fails to return the completed Declaration within three (3) days of notification attempt, or if notification or Grand Prize or Declaration is returned as undeliverable, or if Entrant shall be deemed to be ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, then potential Grand Prize winner will be deemed disqualified and their claim to the Grand Prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected from the remaining eligible Entries and the same verification process outlined above will be followed to verify that potential winner. Sponsor will make up to three attempts to verify winner and award Grand Prize; thereafter, unclaimed Grand Prize may not be awarded. First Prizes will be automatically shipped to winners at the address included on their registration after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Return of any First Prize as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection.
Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning the Prizes. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, EACH PRIZE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
All Entrants, as a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, agree to: a) release and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator and Related Parties, each of their respective agencies, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and each of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes, and any social media channel utilized in connection with the promotion, announcement or administration of the Sweepstakes, including Meta and/or Instagram (collectively the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with providing a Submission or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership or use or misuse of Grand Prize awarded or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of the Grand Prize; and (b) defend and settle any claims against Entrant, at Entrant’s sole cost and expense, that arises as a result of Entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or providing a Submission. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused by participation in the Sweepstakes or use or misuse or redemption of the prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winners’ names, likenesses, and Entries for promotional purposes (including any possible public relations opportunities) without further compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, Entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; violates these Official Rules; acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner; or acts with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. The Released Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries in the Sweepstakes. Entries generated by script or bot are not eligible. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes (each a “Sweepstakes Change”) if no Entries are received or if the Sweepstakes cannot be completed as planned for any reason, including but not limited to an unforeseen event (“Unforeseen Event”) such as infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or corruption of any sort, or force majeure event (including without limitation epidemic, pandemic, communicable, contagious, or infectious disease or public health quarantine that impacts the anticipated participation in the Sweepstakes). In such event, Sponsor may (a) cancel the Sweepstakes entirely, (b) award the Grand Prize from eligible Entries received prior to the Unforeseen Event resulting in the Sweepstakes Change if sufficient eligible Entries have been received (as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion), or (c) extend the Sweepstakes Entry Period to allow time for more eligible Entries to be received. It is understood that an Unforeseen Event must take place for the Sweepstakes Change to be effectuated by Sponsor and that such Sweepstakes Change is not simply at Sponsor’s option for any reason.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award any prize to Entrants, with regard to: (a) Submissions that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate these Official Rules; (b) Submissions, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (c) Entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Sweepstakes or claiming the prize; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of the winner to accept the prize for any reason; (f) if a prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or any promotion or prize related activities.
GOVERNING LAW, JURISDICTION AND VENUE: SPONSOR IS REGISTERED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES WITH HEADQUARTERS IN ILLINOIS. THE ILLINOIS COURTS (STATE & FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS SHALL GOVERN THE SAME. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND HEREBY IRREVOCABLY SUBMITS TO THE VENUE OF THOSE COURTS WITHIN ILLINOIS.
ARBITRATION PROVISION: By participating in this Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees: (i) that any and all disputes the Entrant may have with, or claims Entrant may have against, the Released Parties relating to, arising out of or connected in any way with (a) the Sweepstakes, and/or (b) the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement to arbitrate, will be resolved exclusively by final and binding arbitration administered by JAMS and conducted before a sole arbitrator in accordance with the rules of JAMS; (ii) this arbitration agreement is made pursuant to a transaction involving interstate commerce, and shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), 9 U.S.C. §§ 1-16; (iii) the arbitration shall be held in Illinois ; (iv) the arbitrator’s decision shall be controlled by the terms and conditions of these Terms and Conditions and any of the other agreements referenced herein that the applicable participant may have entered into in connection with the Activation; (v) the arbitrator shall apply Illinois law consistent with the FAA and applicable statutes of limitations, and shall honor claims of privilege recognized at law; (vi) there shall be no authority for any claims to be arbitrated on a class or representative basis, arbitration can decide only Entrant’s and/or Sponsor’s individual claims; the arbitrator may not consolidate or join the claims of other persons or parties who may be similarly situated; (vii) the arbitrator shall not have the power to award punitive damages against the Entrant or Sponsor; (viii) if the Entrant is able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, Sponsor will pay as much of Entrant’s filing and hearing fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive; and (x) with the exception of subpart (vi) above, if any part of this arbitration provision is deemed to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, or otherwise conflicts with the rules of JAMS, then the balance of this arbitration provision shall remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid, unenforceable, illegal or conflicting provision were not contained herein. If, however, subpart (vi) is found to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, then the entirety of this arbitration provision shall be null and void, and neither Entrant nor Sponsor shall be entitled to arbitrate their dispute. For more information on JAMS and/or the rules of JAMS, visit their website at
WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners, available after March 1, 2023, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by March 31, 2023, to: Barilla Love Giveaway – Winners, 100 Marcus Drive (Dept. DE), Melville, NY 11747.
SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Barilla America, Inc., 885 Sunset Ridge Rd., Northbrook, IL 60062. The Administrator of the Sweepstakes is Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747. The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with any social media channel, including Meta or Instagram.