Coca Cola – Paydown Your Holiday Bills – Win may be used to pay down winner’s holiday bills
Paydown Your Holiday Bills
NO PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN. TEXT MESSAGING IS NOT
REQUIRED FOR ENTRY. EACH TEXT MESSAGE SENT OR RECEIVED MAY INCUR
A CHARGE AS PROVIDED IN YOUR RATE PLAN. MESSAGE AND DATA RATES
MAY APPLY. IF YOU ENTER VIA TEXT MESSAGING, YOU AGREE THAT
YOU ARE PROVIDING SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR EXPRESS, WRITTEN
CONSENT FOR YOU TO RECEIVE UP TO 7 TEXT MESSAGES USING AUTOMATED
TECHNOLOGY IN RESPONSE TO YOUR ENTRY. TEXT MESSAGING MAY NOT BE
AVAILABLE THROUGH ALL WIRELESS CARRIERS. CONSENT IS NOT REQUIRED
TO BUY GOODS AND SERVICES.
1. Eligibility: The Paydown Your Holiday Bills sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only
to legal residents of the 50 United States (or the District of Columbia) who are 18 years of
age or older at the time of entry and who are active military, veterans, or family of active
military members/veterans who are authorized DeCA Commissary patrons. U.S. citizens
who are stationed overseas with an address in the U.S. are eligible. Employees and non-
employee workers of The Coca-Cola Company, Coca-Cola bottlers, HelloWorld, Inc., and
their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and agents and those prize
providers and agencies that are involved in the development or execution of this
Sweepstakes or any of its materials, and the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings,
and children) and household members of each such person are not eligible. The
Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and
is void where prohibited by law.
2. Sponsor: The Coca-Cola Company, One Coca-Cola Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30313.
Administrator: HelloWorld, Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
3. Agreement to Official Rules: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant fully and
unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor
and Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
4. Promotion Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”),
December 1, 2019 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET, December 31, 2019 (the “Promotion
Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for this Sweepstakes.
5. How to Enter: There are 2 ways to enter:
a) Text Message Method of Entry: During the Promotion Period, using your 2-way text-
messaging-capable device (each a “Device”), text the keyword LUCKY to the short
code 26739. Then, input the requested information to confirm your date of birth. If you
are eligible, you will receive 1 entry into the Sweepstakes per text entry per day. If
you wish to opt out, text STOP to 26739. Text HELP to 26739 if you would like
more information. Send questions to email@example.com. By
texting LUCKY to 26739, you agree that you are providing Sponsor and Administrator
express, written consent for you to receive up to 7 text messages using automated
technology in response to your entry related to Paydown Your Holiday Bills.
If you enter the Sweepstakes by text message, your wireless service provider’s text
message and data rates apply. Entrants should consult their wireless service
provider’s pricing plan for details. You agree to incur any and all charges demanded
by your wireless carrier. The Device that is used must be capable of sending and
receiving text messages. Entrants should check their Device’s features to see if they
have that capability and check the Device manual for specific use instructions. Entry
via text messaging may be limited and may not be available through all wireless
carriers or on all handsets. Supported carriers include AT&T , T-Mobile, Verizon
Wireless, U.S. Cellular, Sprint, Boost Mobile, Alltel, Cincinnati Bell, Cricket, and Metro
PCS. Consent is not required to buy goods and services. Your participation in
by visiting https://us.coca-cola.com/privacy-policy/, as well as the
Administrator’s Mobile Terms and Conditions, which can be viewed by visiting
b) Online Alternate Method of Entry: During the Promotion Period, visit
www.cokeplaytowin.com/lucky and follow the links and instructions to complete and
submit the registration form, including providing a valid home address. P.O. Boxes are
not permitted. You automatically will receive 1 entry into the Sweepstakes.
Limit: 1 Sweepstakes entry per person per day during the Promotion Period, regardless of
method of entry. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address
or Device. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than 1 entry per day by using
multiple/different email addresses, Devices, identities, registrations or logins, or any other
methods will void that participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified from the
Sweepstakes. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry
methods or agents (including, but not limited to, sweepstakes entry services) will void all
entries by that entrant. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account
holder of the Device or email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The
“authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet
access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning
email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Otherwise, the
“authorized account holder” of a Device is the natural person in whose name the Device
has been issued and the services are billed. Potential winners may be required to show
proof of being the authorized account holders.
6. Drawings: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the
selection of the potential winners are final and binding. On or about January 6, 2020,
Administrator will select the names of the potential winners in a random drawing of all
eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. The odds of winning a prize depend
on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.
7. Requirements of Potential Winners: Potential winners must continue to comply with the
Official Rules. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. If a potential winner
entered via text messaging, he/she will be notified by phone and/or text message at the
phone number of the Device used to enter the Sweepstakes and he/she must respond
within 5 days with the requested contact and mailing information or forfeit the applicable
prize. If a potential winner entered online, he/she will be contacted by email, mail or phone.
Each potential winner (or parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state of
residence) will be required to sign and return to Administrator, within 5 days of the date
notice or attempted notice is sent, a Declaration of Compliance, Liability & Publicity
Release (“Declaration”) (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize and to fulfill
any such other requirements as determined by Administrator. Each potential winner also
will be required to provide to Administrator, within the 5 days, proof of service or family
member’s service in the form of a Military ID or other acceptable documentation or be
disqualified for the prize. In the event that a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to
provide any additional information/proof of service/family member’s service in the required
time frame, forfeits a prize, or is disqualified for any reason, Administrator will select an
alternate potential winner in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries,
up to 3 alternates. If the alternate potential winners are disqualified, the applicable prize
will not be awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 10 – 12 weeks after the conclusion
of the Sweepstakes.
1 GRAND PRIZE: $5,000 that may be used to pay down winner’s holiday bills. Fulfilled as
a prepaid card, terms and conditions apply. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $5,000.
3 FIRST PRIZES: $2,500 that may be used to pay down winner’s holiday bills. Fulfilled as
a prepaid card, terms and conditions apply. ARV: $2,500.
5 SECOND PRIZES: $550 that may be used to pay down winner’s holiday bills. Fulfilled
as a prepaid card, terms and conditions apply. ARV: $550.
For All Prizes: No substitution, exchange or transfer of prize by any winner. Sponsor
reserves the right to substitute any prize for one of equal or greater value. Each winner is
responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Limit: 1 prize
per person. Total ARV: $15,250.
9. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s
consent for Sponsor and its designees to use entrant’s name, likeness, prize information,
city and state of residence video, voice, any comments, testimonials or other feedback
related to prize or Sweepstakes experience, whether written or oral, for promotional
purposes in any media without further consideration.
10. General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the
Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but, not limited to, fraud,
virus or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend
the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a
manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) cancel the
Sweepstakes and award the prizes in a random drawing from among all eligible entries
received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole
discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the
operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any
other promotion, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any
person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of
criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right
to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The
Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of
11. Release and Limitations of Liability: Except where prohibited, by participating in the
Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless The Coca-Cola Company,
Coca-Cola bottlers, HelloWorld, Inc., and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates,
promotional partners, prize partners, agents and agencies, and the officers, directors and
employees of them (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action
arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but
not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical errors
related to computers, servers, providers, printers or telephone, cellular networks, or
network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the
processing of entries; (e) late, lost, or undeliverable mail; or (f) 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 of any prize. Entrant further agrees that in any
cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and
participating in the Sweepstakes and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for
attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but
not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. If, for any reason, an
entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed
or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another Sweepstakes entry, if it is possible. If the
Sweepstakes, or any part of it, is discontinued for any reason, Sponsor, in its sole
discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up
to the date of discontinuance for any prize offered herein. No more than the stated number
of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming
or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth herein to be
available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of
prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
12. Dispute Resolution: You agree that any claim or dispute at law or equity that has arisen
or may arise relating in any way to or arising out of the Sweepstakes, the Official Rules, or
Conditions) will be resolved in accordance with the provisions set forth in this Dispute
Resolution section. Please read this section carefully. It affects your rights and will have a
substantial impact on how claims you and we have against each other are resolved.
You agree that whenever you have a disagreement with Administrator or Sponsor arising
out of, connected to, or in any way related to the Sweepstakes, the Official Rules, or the
you will send a written notice to the Administrator (“Demand”). You agree that the
requirements of this Dispute Resolution section will apply even to disagreements that may
have arisen before you accepted these Official Rules or the Sponsor’s and/or
Demand to the following address (the “Notice Address”): Legal Department, HelloWorld,
Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075. You agree that you will not take
any legal action, including filing a lawsuit or demanding arbitration, until 10 business days
after you send a Demand. If the disagreement stated in the Demand is not resolved to your
satisfaction within 10 business days after it is received, and you intend on taking legal
action, you agree that you will file a demand for arbitration with the American Arbitration
Association (the “Arbitrator”). This arbitration provision limits the ability of you,
Administrator, and Sponsor to litigate claims in court and you, Administrator, and Sponsor
each agree to waive your respective rights to a jury trial or a state or federal judge. You
agree that you will not file any lawsuit against Administrator or Sponsor in any state or
federal court. You agree that if you do sue in state or federal court, and Administrator or
Sponsor brings a successful motion to compel arbitration, you must pay all fees and costs
incurred by Administrator and Sponsor in court, including reasonable attorney’s fees. For
any such filing of a demand for arbitration, you must effect proper service under the rules
of the Arbitrator and notice to the Notice Address may not be sufficient. If, for any reason,
the American Arbitration Association is unable to conduct the arbitration, you may file your
case with any national arbitration company. The Arbitrator shall apply the AAA Consumer
Arbitration Rules effective September 1, 2014 (and as may be amended) and as modified
by the agreement to arbitrate in this Dispute Resolution section. You agree that the
Arbitrator will have sole and exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute you have with
Administrator or Sponsor. The Federal Arbitration Act allows for the enforcement of
arbitration agreements and governs the interpretation and enforcement of the agreement
to arbitrate. The place of arbitration shall be Oakland County, Michigan.
You agree that you will not file a class action or collective action against Administrator or
Sponsor, and that you will not participate in a class action or collective action against them.
You agree that you will not join your claims to those of any other person. Notwithstanding
any other provision in the Official Rules, or the Sponsor’s and/or Administrator’s Privacy
Policy (including Mobile Terms and Conditions), if this class action waiver is invalidated,
then the agreement to arbitrate is null and void, as though it were never entered into, and
any arbitration dispute at that time will be dismissed without prejudice and may be refiled
in a court. Under no circumstances do you, Administrator, or Sponsor agree to class or
collective procedures in arbitration or the joinder of claims in arbitration. Administrator and
Sponsor agree that we will submit all disputes with you to arbitration before the Arbitrator.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and
enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant,
Administrator, and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, or any claim or dispute
that has arisen or may arise between you, Administrator and Sponsor, shall be governed
by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan without giving
effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.
This arbitration provision shall survive conclusion, modification or termination of the
Sweepstakes and suspension, revocation, closure, modification, or amendments to the
Official Rules, the Administrator’s Mobile Terms and Conditions, and any aspect of the
relationship of the parties relating to or arising from participation in the Sweepstakes.
13. Winner List: For a winner list, visit http://bit.ly/2ltRpdT. The winner list will be posted after
winner confirmation is complete.