Circle K – Win Fuel For A Year Sweepstakes

‘Win fuel for a year’ contestOfficial RulesNO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.1. Eligibility Win Fuel for a Year (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (and DC) (excluding residents of Rhode Island), who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. Proof of residency and age may be required. Employees and directors of Circle K Stores Inc., 612 Creative Inc., and their subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, and advertising or promotional agencies or individuals involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes and the immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year, whether related or not. In order to enter the Sweepstakes or receive the prize, you must fully comply with the Official Rules and, by entering, you (and your parent/legal guardian on your behalf if you are under the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence) represent and warrant that you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects relating to this Sweepstakes.2. Sponsor and Administrator Sponsor: Circle K Stores Inc., 2550 W Tyvola Rd #200 Charlotte, North Carolina 28217. Administrator: 612 Creative Inc., 768 Columbia Street, #204, New Westminster, BC, V3M 1B4.3. TimingThe Sweepstakes begins on February 2, 2022 at 12:01 am Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends on April 25, 2022 at 11:59 pm EST (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Within the Sweepstakes Entry Period there are 12 separate drawing periods, as defined below. Sponsor is the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is governed by these Official Rules and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.4. How to Enter During the Sweepstakes Entry Period, purchase fuel from a participating Circle K Fuel store in the United States. Go to winfuel.circlek.com (the “Sweepstakes Website”) from your internet-enabled, mobile smart phone, laptop or desktop computer. On the Sweepstakes Website you will need to provide your full name, email address and phone number, a fuel transaction receipt from a Circle K Fuel store and select in which division you purchase fuel with the map selector to be eligible one entry. Alternative Method of EntryTo enter without making a fuel purchase, you may send your full name, email address and phone number on an 8.5” x 11” piece of paper (the “Written Submission”) and mail it in an envelope with proper postage stamps to “Circle K Win Fuel for a Year,” 2550 W Tyvola Rd #200 Charlotte, NC 28217. Your Written Submission will be placed in the division where you reside or if you do not live in a specific division your entry will be placed in the closest division. Upon receipt of a valid Written Submission in accordance with these Official Rules, you will receive one (1) entry. One (1) Written Submission request per outer envelope. All Written Submission must be postmarked during the Sweepstakes Entry Period and received by April 30, 2022. All materials become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, misdirected or postage-due no purchase necessary requests or other materials, all of which will be disqualified. No mechanical reproductions of no purchase necessary requests permitted. Limit: One (1) entry per person per calendar day (defined for the purposes of these Official Rules as 12:00:00 a.m. ET to 11:59:59 p.m. ET) during the Sweepstakes Entry Period regardless of method or methods of entry. Use of any robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry method or more than the stated number of entries will void your entry/entries and result in disqualification.5. OddsThe odds of winning a Prize depend on the actual number of eligible entries received for the specific week in the relevant division in accordance with these Official Rules. 6. Potential Winner Selection and NotificationOne (1) winner in each division will be selected randomly every week. Since there are twelve (12) weeks and twelve (12) divisions there will be a total of one hundred forty-four (144) prizes to be won during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Each draw will be done Wednesday by the Administrator at 1:00 p.m. EST from all eligible Entries received in accordance with these Official Rules.Draw #1: February 9th (for eligible Entries received between February 2nd 12:01am to February 8th 11:59 am)Draw #2: February 16th (for eligible Entries received between February 8th 12:00pm to February 15th 11:59 am)Draw #3: February 23rd (for eligible Entries received between February 15th 12:00pm to February 22nd 11:59 am)Draw #4: March 2nd (for eligible Entries received between February 22nd 12:00pm to March 1st 11:59 am)Draw #5: March 9th (for eligible Entries received between March 1st 12:00pm to March 8th 11:59 am)Draw #6: March 16th (for eligible Entries received between March 8th 12:00pm to March 15th 11:59 am)Draw #7: March 23rd (for eligible Entries received between March 15th 12:00pm to March 22nd 11:59 am)Draw #8: March 30th (for eligible Entries received between March 22nd 12:00pm to March 29th 11:59 am)Draw #9: April 6th (for eligible Entries received between March 29th 12:00pm to April 5th 11:59 am)Draw #10: April 13th (for eligible Entries received between April 5th 12:00pm to April 12th 11:59 am)Draw #11: April 20th (for eligible Entries received between April 12th 12:00pm to April 19th 11:59 am)Draw #12: April 30th (for eligible Entries received between April 19th 12:00pm to April 25th 11:59 pm)The selected entrants will be notified by email and/or telephone (the “Prize Notification”) within forty-eight (48) hours of the draw at the email address provided by entrant at time of entry with further instructions on how to claim the applicable Prize. Please check your email and spam filters. Selected entrant must reply to the Prize Notification within seventy-two (72) hours of the Prize Notification being sent or selected entrant will forfeit his/her/their right to claim the Prize and Sponsor, in their sole discretion, may select an alternative entrant for the Prize, who will be subject to disqualification in the same manner or cancel the applicable Prize. Sponsor is not responsible for the failure, for any reason whatsoever, of a selected entrant to receive the Prize Notification or for Sponsor to receive a selected entrant’s response. 7. POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR AND/OR ADMINISTRATOR. SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR’S DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE ADMINISTRATION, OPERATION, SELECTION OF THE WINNERS AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. 8. Verification of Potential WinnersPotential winners may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Publicity Release (where permitted by law) (collectively, the “Affidavit”) by the date specified by Sponsor or potential winner will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. As a condition of being declared a winner, the selected entrant may also be required to do any or all of the following: (i) supply proof of age consisting of a legible photocopy of either a state issued driver’s license or other government issued identification; (ii) supply proof of address consisting of a legible photocopy of either a state issued driver’s license or other government issued identification. In the event: (a) potential winner cannot be reached for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted or the potential winner notification or Affidavit is returned as undeliverable; (b) potential winner declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason; (c) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (d) potential winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or receive the prize, (e) potential winner cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, or (f) potential winner fails to fulfill the Affidavit-related obligations, the potential winner shall be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification and Affidavit procedures. Limit of one prize per person for the entire Sweepstakes. 9. PrizesThe following prizes are available to be won during the Sweepstakes Entry Period, each consisting of Fuel for a Year ($2,000 USD in Circle K Fuel Gift Cards). The retail value of each prize is $2,000 USD. The total retail value of all prizes available to be won is $288,000.00 USD.DivisionRegionPrizesWest Coast divisionCalifornia, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington12Grand Canyon divisionArizona, Nevada12Rocky Mountains divisionColorado, New-Mexico, El Paso, Texas12Texas divisionTexas, except El paso area12Heartland divisionIllinois, Iowa, Missouri12Gulf Coast divisionAlabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida, Panhandle12Midwest divisionIndiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee12Great Lakes divisionConnecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, West Virginia12Coastal Carolinas divisionNorth Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia12South East divisionNorth Carolina, South Carolina, Northern Georgia12South Atlantic divisionNorthern Florida, Southern Georgia12Florida divisionSouthern Florida12For all Prizes: No cash equivalent for any prize and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. All federal, state, and local tax liabilities, as well as any other costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner may be required to complete and return an IRS W-9 form (i.e. Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification). Prize will be awarded only if the potential prize winner fully complies with these Official Rules. Total approximate retail value of all prizes available to be won is $288,000.00 USD. 10. Entry Conditions and ReleaseEach entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, celebrities, and any other person and organization responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective past and present parents, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Sweepstakes, acceptance, possession, attendance at, defect in, delivery of, inability to use, use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry. Winners acknowledge that the prize is awarded as-is without warranty of any kind.11. PublicityExcept where prohibited or restricted by law, winner’s acceptance of prize constitutes the winner’s agreement and consent for Sponsor and any of its designees to use and/or publish winner’s full name, city and state/province/territory/country of residence, photographs or other likenesses, pictures, portraits, video, voice, testimonials, biographical information (in whole or in part), and/or statements made by winner regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor, worldwide and in perpetuity for advertising, publicity, trade and/or promotion on behalf of Sponsor, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable, or World Wide Web, without further limitation, restriction, compensation, notice, review, or approval.12. General Conditions 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) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate the Official Rules; (b) entries, 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. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or with any Website promoting the Sweepstakes; (b) acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (c) entering or attempting to enter the Sweepstakes multiple times through the use of multiple email addresses. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events compromise the integrity or viability of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Sweepstakes, including the entire Sweepstakes, and/or modify the Sweepstakes and/or award the prize from all eligible entries received as of the termination date.13. Limitations of LiabilityThe Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (d) technical or human error in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize; or (f) for lost, late, illegible, misdirected, inaccurate, incomplete, undelivered, damaged, delayed, entries. If for any reason an entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes. No more than the stated number of each prize will be awarded.14. DisputesEntrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate North Carolina State Court located in Mecklenburg, North Carolina; (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (d) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of North Carolina or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of North Carolina.15. Entrant’s Personal InformationInformation collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which is available at https://www.circlek.com/privacy-policy.16. Sweepstakes Results For Sweepstakes results (of winners of grand prizes), send a written request to: Winners List – Win Fuel for a Year, 2550 W Tyvola Rd #200 Charlotte, NC 28217.Requests for the Winner’s List must be received by May 4, 2022. 17. Availability of the Official RulesThe Official Rules are available at address winfuel.circlek.com.Abbreviated RulesNO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Win Fuel for a Year is open only to legal residents of the 50 US States (and DC) (excluding RI) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Sweepstakes starts on February 2, 2022 at 12:01 am and ends on April 25, 2022 at 11:59 pm EST. For entry and Official Rules visit winfuel.circlek.com. Sponsored by Circle K Stores Inc., 2550 W Tyvola Rd #200 Charlotte, NC 28217.