Big Lots – Joy To You And Me – Win the 2 Big Lots gift cards valued at $250 each-one for the prize winner and one for a friend
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JOY TO YOU AND ME SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE
YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant (“Entrant”)
unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with, and abide by these Official Rules; the decisions of Big
Lots Stores, Inc. (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: Joy to You and Me Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins on
Monday November 5, 2018 at 9 am Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on November 19, 2018 at 11:59 pm ET
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous, excluding Rhode Island,
United States or the District of Columbia who are age 18 years or older at the time of entry. Employees of
the Sponsor and its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and any other entity engaged in
the development, production or distribution of promotional materials for this Sweepstakes, and members of
each of their immediate families (spouses, parents, grandparents, children, siblings and their respective
spouses) and those living in the same household of each are not eligible. Sweepstakes is subject to all
applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. In the event that the Sweepstakes is challenged by
any regulatory authority, Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue or modify the Sweepstakes or to
disqualify participants in the affected geographic areas. Void in Rhode Island, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico,
outside the U.S. and wherever prohibited by law.
TO ENTER: During sweepstakes period, visit biglots.com/page/quiz and fill out the entry form with first
name, last name, email address, and zip code. One entry per email address. All Entries must be received
by the close of the Sweepstakes Period. The computer clock of Sponsor’s administrator is the official
timekeeping devise of the Sweepstakes.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS:
Prize: Up to three (3) prize winners will be randomly chosen. Each prize winner will receive the 2 Big Lots
gift cards valued at $250 each—one for the prize winner and one for a friend. The ARV of each Prize is:
The total ARV of all prizes to be awarded: $1500.00. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number
of eligible entries received.
WINNER SELECTION & NOTIFICATION: The potential prizewinners will be selected in a random drawing
from among all eligible entries received by Sponsor. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding.
The potential prizewinners will be notified via an email from firstname.lastname@example.org. Potential
prizewinners will be required to confirm their name and mailing address to Big Lots within twenty-four (24)
hours of notification. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternative winner may be
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If a selected potential prizewinner fails to claim the prize or if a selected potential prizewinner cannot accept
or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be
forfeited and an alternate prizewinner may be randomly selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If
Sponsor’s attempt to contact a potential prizewinner fails to reach a potential prizewinner for any reason or
if the potential winner fails to respond to the notification as directed, or otherwise fails to comply with these
Official Rules, the potential prizewinner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be randomly
selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Prizes will be awarded within approximately one (1) week
after all winners are verified.
If a prizewinner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his
or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner’s parent or legal guardian
who will be required to execute and return the Releases on minor’s behalf.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prizes may not be redeemed for cash. Prizes are non-assignable and
nontransferable. No substitutions are permitted. No cash in lieu of prize and no exchange of prize, except
at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the
winner’s sole responsibility.
Winners are responsible for all federal, provincial, state, local and income taxes associated with winning
Winner acknowledges that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with or participating in this
Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty,
representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative the quality, conditions, fitness or
merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be
subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize(s) constitute permission to use winner’s
name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of
advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media whatsoever now or
hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or
GENERAL: Participating Entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and
release and hold the Sponsor, its affiliated companies free and harmless from and against and all claims,
losses, damages, rights, actions and liability of any kind relating to their participation in the Sweepstakes,
and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Participating Entrants waive all rights to claim
punitive, incidental and consequential damages. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage
caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the
prize(s). Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer,
administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a
script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor is not responsible for: (i) lost, late,
misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in
operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials,
or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of
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any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of
technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii)
any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in
the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules,
including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final
and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result
in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any
Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii)
discontinue the Sweepstakes if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system
malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and (iii) to select winners from
among all eligible entries received prior to discontinuation.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO
DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER, VANDALIZE, UNDERMINE OR INTERFERE WITH
THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND
SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES
AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action
arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually,
without resort to any form of class action. All participating Entrants consent to the personal jurisdiction of
federal and state courts located in Franklin County, Ohio and agree that such courts have exclusive
jurisdiction over all such disputes. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity,
interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and
obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in
accordance with, the laws of the state of Ohio without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law
rules (whether of the State of Ohio or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws
of any jurisdiction other than the state of Ohio. 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, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind
this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND
ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN
CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
PRIVACY: Personal information collected from Entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policies, which
can be found at http://www.biglots.com/privacy-policy.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, please send an email to
WINNERS LIST: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after December 15, 2018) send a
stamped, self-addressed envelope (to be received no later than March 31, 2019), to: The Big Lots Joy to
You and Me Sweepstakes, Winner Confirmation Request, Big Lots Stores, Inc., 4900 E. Dublin Granville
Road Columbus, OH 43081.
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SPONSOR: Big Lots Stores, Inc., 4900 E. Dublin Granville Road Columbus, OH 43081.
Void in Rhode Island, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, outside the United States and wherever else
prohibited by law.