Bogle Vineyards – Phantom Wine Ghost Story Contest – Win Writer credits for final video production of the winning short story and $5000 in the form of a check

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Bogle Vineyards’ Phantom Wine Ghost Story Contest
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. NO ALCOHOL AS A PRIZE. A PURCHASE DOES
NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Bogle Vineyards’
Phantom Wine Ghost Story Contest (“Contest”) begins at 12:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”)
on September 1, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on October 31, 2021 (“Contest Period”). The
Contest consists of a writing contest where ghost stories may be submitted and up to five hundred
(500) Eligible Entries (defined below) will be judged to pick a winner. The computer clock of Sponsor
is the official time-keeping device in the Contest.
1. ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to legal residents of forty-nine (49) United States (excluding
Utah) and the District of Columbia, who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of Contest
registration. Employees, officers and directors of Bogle Vineyards (the “Sponsor”), and any of its
subsidiaries and affiliates, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, legal,
and fulfillment and marketing agencies, (collectively, “Promotion Parties”), their immediate families
(parent, child, sibling & spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and
persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not), alcohol wholesalers
and retailers and their respective officers, directors and agents, are not eligible to participate in the
Contest. By participating in the Contest, you release, discharge and hold harmless Promotion Parties,
their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies and the
respective officers, directors, employees and agents of each of the foregoing, from any and all damages
whether direct or indirect, which may be due to or arise out of participation in the Contest or any portion
thereof, or the acceptance, use/misuse or possession of any prize. By participating, you agree to these
Official Rules and to the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Void
where prohibited by law, rule or regulation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
2. SOCIAL MEDIA DISCLOSURE AND PRIVACY POLICY: This Contest is in no way sponsored,
endorsed, administered by, or associated with Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or any other
social media platform and Sponsor and entrants hereby release Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram and
Twitter from any and all liability, loss or damage resulting from administration of, communication of or
participation in the Contest. You are providing your information to Sponsor and not to these social
media platforms. All personal information collected by Sponsor will be used for administration of the
Contest. In addition, entrants may receive email correspondence from, or on behalf of Sponsor,
subject to Sponsor’s privacy policy. Sponsor uses reasonable commercial efforts to comply with
Federal CAN-SPAM guidelines, and Contest Entrants may subsequently opt-out of receiving further
emails by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email. Please refer to Sponsor’s privacy
policy located at https://boglewinery.com/privacypolicy for important information regarding the
collection, use and disclosure of personal information by Sponsor.
3. HOW TO PARTICIPATE: There is one way to participate in the Contest, by entering the Contest
at www.PhantomGhostStories.com (“Website”) during the Contest Period to gain access to a
registration form. Contest Entries (defined below) that meet the Requirements (also defined below) that
will be eligible for judging (“Eligible Entries”) are capped at five hundred (500). Once the Sponsor has
received five hundred (500) Eligible Entries, registration will be closed. If registration forms are still open
on the Website, you will be prompted with the following instructions:
B. Registration: On the registration form, you will need to completely enter your information (required
fields include: Full Name, Email Address, Full Mailing Address, Phone Number and Birth Date).
C. Entry Submission: Upon completion of the registration form, you will then be asked to enter your
short story, maximum of 1,000 words and minimum of 250 words, text only (no pictures or graphics),
into the free form box via your PC or mobile device. After your submission is approved by the
Sponsor, based on compliance with the “Requirements of Contest Entries” listed below (each a
“Contest Entry”), your Contest Entry will be deemed an Eligible Entry and will be submitted to the
Sponsor for review.
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By submitting a Contest Entry you hereby consent and grant permission for your Contest Entry to
be posted on the Website or other websites, including social media, without notice or any form of
payment to or further approval from you. You agree that Promotion Parties are not responsible for
any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Sponsor does not guarantee the posting of any
Contest Entry.
i. REQUIREMENTS OF CONTEST ENTRIES: Contest Entries may not contain, as
determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:
Is sexually explicit; gratuitously violent; derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender,
religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic;
Promotes alcohol abuse, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of
any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous;
promotes any particular political agenda or message;
Is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group;
Appeals to children or minors or promotes underage drinking;
Appears to duplicate any other submitted entries;
Defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or
companies;
Contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or
building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission;
Contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal
names, e-mail addresses or street addresses;
Contains copyrighted materials owned by others, without permission;
Contains any materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia
identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private
figures, living or dead, without providing legal releases for such use in a form satisfactory
to Sponsor;
Contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead;
Communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or
good will to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and/or
Violates any law.
By submitting a Contest Entry, you represent and warrant that your Contest Entry is original to you,
that the Contest Entry has not been previously published, has not won previous awards and that
neither it nor its contents infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party, including any
copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property. By submitting a
Contest Entry, you warrant and represent that you consent to the submission and use of the Entry
in the Contest and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.
By submitting a Contest Entry, you acknowledge and agree that Sponsor may receive other Contest
Entries under this Contest that may be similar or identical to the Contest Entry submitted by you,
and you waive any and all claims you may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that
any other Contest Entry reviewed and/or used by Sponsor may be similar to your Contest Entry
and you understand that you will not be entitled to a prize or any compensation because of
Sponsor’s use of such other similar or identical material.
ii. CONTEST TIMING: The Contest will consist of four (4) phases, as detailed below:
Phase 1 – Call to Entry: Begins at or about 12:00:01 AM ET on September 1, 2021
and ends at 11:59:59 AM ET on October 31, 2021
Phase 2 – Judging: Begins at or about 12:00:00 PM ET on November 1, 2021 and
ends at 11:59:59 AM ET on November 19, 2021
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Phase 3 – Winner Announcement: The Winner(s) will be announced on or about
November 31, 2021.
Phase 4 – Video Production: Following the announcement of the winner and
fulfillment of the contest grand prize (as outlined below in section 5), the winning short
story may be made into a short video production that will be used for marketing in
connection with Phantom Wines.
iii. JUDGING: The judging panel, selected by the Sponsor, will score each Entry based on
the following criteria:
Creativity and Originality (50%)
Spookiness and Entertainment Value (40%)
Writing Quality and Technical Accuracy (10%)
Entries that do not contain all required entry information or are considered inappropriate for any
reason are not eligible.
4. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Prizes will be awarded only upon winner redemption, confirmation,
verification and final approval by Sponsor. No substitution, transfer of any prize or cash alternative
permitted, except by Sponsor who reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal
or greater value, if prize, or portion of prize, becomes unavailable. Potential prize winner over $600 will
be notified by email and/or phone. Potential winner(s) will have three (3) days to respond to winning
notification before forfeiting their prize. Potential winner becomes the “Winner” only after verification of
eligibility by Sponsor. Potential prize winner over $600 will be sent an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability
Release via email. All forms must be completed, signed, notarized and returned to Administrator within
three (3) business days of date of issuance. Prize will be fulfilled in approximately six (6) to eight (8)
weeks after the Contest has ended. If the potential winning entrant of any prize cannot be contacted;
is ineligible; fails to claim the prize; if the Prize Notification is returned undeliverable; or if the potential
winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, he/she will forfeit that prize and the prize
will be awarded to an alternate.
5. PRIZES/PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: A total of One (1) prize will be awarded during the Contest. No
alcohol is given as part of the prize.
i. CONTEST GRAND PRIZE (1): One (1) Contest Grand Prize will be awarded. The Contest
Grand Prize winner will receive:
i. Writer credits for final video production of the winning short story and
$5,000 in the form of a check. The winning short story may be made into
a short video production that will be used for marketing in connection
with Phantom Wines. (ARV: $5,000)
The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Contest Grand Prize is $5,000.00
CONTEST GRAND PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Any difference between stated value and
actual value will not be awarded. Certain restrictions, as determined by Sponsor, may
apply. If any portion of the prize is not available for any reason, then the Sponsor
reserves the right to substitute that portion of the prize with another prize of comparable
or greater value. All federal, state and local taxes and any other costs and expenses
associated with prize acceptance and use not listed herein as part of the prize including,
without limitation are the sole responsibility of winner.
The ARV of all Contest prizes is $5,000.00
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6. PRIZE LIMITATIONS: If it is discovered during prize verification you have entered, attempted to enter,
or used multiple accounts to enter more than the stated limit, you will be disqualified at the discretion
of the administrator, or will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means,
which subvert the entry process, are void. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be
acknowledged or returned. Promotion Parties are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged,
delayed, or undelivered prizes.
7. GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prize will only be awarded by Sponsor upon potential winner’s
verification of eligibility and final approval by Sponsor. No prize substitution, cash equivalent of prizes,
transfer or assignment of prizes is permitted, except by Sponsor which reserves the right to substitute
a prize with one of comparable or greater value, in its sole discretion. All prize winners must be 21
years of age or older.
8. OWNERSHIP OF ENTRIES: By submitting a Sweepstakes or Contest Entry, you agree to be bound
by these Official Rules. In the event that your entry is selected as the Winner, you agree to grant
Sponsor an exclusive, fully paid-up and royalty-free, worldwide license to use, modify, delete from, add
to, publicly perform and/or record, publicly display, reproduce and translate your Sweepstakes or
Contest Entry, including without limitation the right to distribute all or part of your Sweepstakes or
Contest Entry in any media formats through any media channels. By submitting a Sweepstakes or
Contest Entry, you consent to the use, by Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, parents, and licensees,
of your name, likeness, and image, in connection with the Contest and Sponsor’s related marketing
activities, in any media or format now known or hereafter invented, in any and all locations, without any
payment to or further approval from you. You agree that this consent is perpetual and cannot be
revoked. For uses beyond the consent that you grant above, you agree that Sponsor’s use of your
personal data will be governed by the following Privacy Policy, https://boglewinery.com/privacypolicy.
9. MISCELLANEOUS: Promotion Parties are not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, corrupted, stolen,
garbled, damaged, delayed, undelivered or misdirected Entries, all of which are void. Online Entries
will be considered to be entered by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at
time of entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account holder is
deemed as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider,
online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the
domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
10. RELEASE: BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, YOU AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND HOLD
HARMLESS PROMOTION PARTIES AND THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AND
AGENTS OF EACH, FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE OF
ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, AND PROPERTY, WHETHER DIRECT OR
INDIRECT, WHICH MAY BE DUE TO OR ARISE OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST OR
ANY PORTION THEREOF, OR THE ACCEPTANCE, USE/MISUSE OR POSSESSION OF PRIZES,
OR ANY PRIZE-RELATED TRAVEL OR ACTIVITY. YOU WAIVE ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
11. DISCLAIMER: Promotion Parties are not responsible for printing or typographical errors in these
Official Rules or in any Contest-related materials. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to
disqualify any individual that tampers with the entry process. Sponsor also reserves the right to
terminate, suspend, cancel or modify the Contest, or award the prizes for the Contest from among all
eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of termination using a random drawing for the
Sweepstakes, if for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to any reason, or
any factors beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control, including infection by computer virus, bugs,
tampering, fraud, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or other causes that may affect the
administration, corrupt or impair the security, integrity, fairness or proper play of the Contest. Sponsor
and Parties are not liable in the event that any portion of or the entirety of the Sweepstakes must be
cancelled due to weather, fire, strike, acts of war or terrorism, pandemic, government order or any other
condition beyond their control (a “Force Majeure Event”). Promotion Parties are not responsible or liable
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for any events which may cause errors and/or the Contest to be stopped, including but not limited to
any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications
line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, nor are they
responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone, network or telephone lines,
computer on-line systems, servers, or cable, satellite, or Internet Service Providers, computer
equipment, software or any other failure of any email or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of
technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any
combination thereof, including any injury or damage to yours or any other person’s computer relating
to or resulting from participation in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. Promotion
Parties are not responsible for computer, mechanical, technical, electronic, network or other errors or
problems, including any errors or problems that may occur in connection with the administration of the
Contest, the processing of Entries, or in any other Contest-related materials. Promotion Parties may
stop you from participating in this Contest if you violate Official Rules or act, in Sponsor’s sole discretion:
(a) in a manner Sponsor determines to be not fair; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any
other entrant or the Sponsor; or (c) in any other disruptive manner. Should more prizes be awarded
through a computer, hardware, or software malfunction, error or failure, or for any other reason, in any
prize category, than are stated for that category in the Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to
award only the number of prizes stated in the Official Rules for that category. In no event will more
prizes be awarded than that listed in Section 5.
CAUTION: ANY ACT OR ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY
WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION
OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, PROMOTION
PARTIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING
ATTORNEYS ‘FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED
BY LAW.
12. CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning
the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and
obligations of entrants or winners, Sponsor, and administrator in connection with this Contest, shall be
governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect
to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of California or any other
jurisdiction), which might otherwise cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the
State of California. Any action seeking legal or equitable relief arising out of or relating to the Contest
or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the courts of the State of California. You hereby
irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-
convenience or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.
13. TAX INFORMATION: All federal, state, local, and other taxes on prizes and any other costs and
expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, are the
sole responsibility of the applicable winner. A 1099 tax form will be issued to any prize winner over
$600.
14. WINNERS LIST: To receive the list of winners of prizes, send a #10 self-addressed stamped envelope
for receipt by January 30, 2022 to: Phantom Ghost Story Contest Winners List Request, 49762
Hamilton Road, Clarksburg, CA 95612.
SPONSOR: Bogle Vineyards, 49762 Hamilton Road, Clarksburg, CA 95612.