Dave & Buster’s – Impossible Holiday Hangout Contest Sweepstakes

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The “Impossible Holiday Hangout” Contest
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT
IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Contest may only be entered in or from the 50 United States, the District of Columbia and
entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. This Contest is
governed exclusively by the laws of the United States. You are not authorized to participate
in the Contest if you are not located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia
1. How to Enter. During the Contest Period (defined below), go to Sponsor’s microsite
(“Sponsor’s Site”) located at dnbimpossibleholidayhangout.com, and fill out the form
including name, email and contact information and then upload your fifteen second video themed
around your crew (of up to three friends) and what it would mean to get back together over the
holidays at Dave & Buster’s. You must have a valid email address to enter via this method.
If you choose to enter via Sponsor’s Site using your mobile device, standard data fees may apply.
You should consult your wireless service provider’s pricing plan for details. You agree to incur
any and all charges demanded by your wireless carrier. You should also check your device’s
features for capabilities and check the device manual for specific use instructions.
All entry information, photos, videos, captions, tweets and posts shall be collectively referred to
herein as the “Submissions” or each as a “Submission.” Submissions must comply with the
Guidelines and Restrictions defined below.
By entering, each entrant warrants and represents the following with respect to entrant’s
Submission: (a) entrant is the sole and exclusive owner of the Submission; (b) the Submission
will not infringe on any rights of any third parties; and (c) any third parties appearing in the
Submission have given entrant appropriate consent to be photographed and used as
permitted herein. Sponsor reserves the right to request releases from any third parties
appearing in any Submissions at any time. Failure to produce third party releases upon
Sponsor’s request may result in disqualification, as determined by Sponsor is its sole and
absolute discretion.
Providing a Submission constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable,
perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from,
and display such Submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity, and to
incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed,
for any purpose whatsoever, including for promotional or marketing purposes.
Limit one (1) Submission per person regardless of method of entry. Entrants are not permitted
to submit a Submission more than once during the Contest Period. Duplicate Submissions by the
same person will be subject to disqualification. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the
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same email account. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries
by using multiple/different email accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other
methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated
system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as
to any email account, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register on the
platform 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. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized
account holder.
All entries become the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not
be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete,
invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be
disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Proof of
submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. By entering the Contest, entrants
fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which
will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest.
2. Contest Entry Start/End Dates. Contest begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on
December 5, 2022 and ends at 12:00:01 AM ET on December 12, 2022 (“Contest Period”).
3. Eligibility. Participation open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, and the
District of Columbia, who are at least twenty one (21) years old as of the date of entry. Void
outside of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and where prohibited, taxed or restricted
by law. Employees, officers and directors of Dave & Buster’s, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its parent
company, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or
distributors of promotion materials, and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings,
spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees, officers
and directors are not eligible to enter. You are not authorized to participate in the Contest if you
are not located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. All federal, state and local
laws and regulations apply.
4. Submission Guidelines and Content Restrictions: By entering the Contest, each entrant
agrees that entrant’s Submission conforms to the Submission Guidelines and Content Restrictions
as defined below (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”) and that Sponsor, in its sole
discretion, may remove any Submission and disqualify an entrant or Submission from the Contest
if it believes, in its sole discretion, that the entrant’s Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines
and Restrictions.
Submission Guidelines:
The Submission must not exceed 15 seconds in length.
The Submission must be primarily in English.
Content Restrictions:
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The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes any rights of any other
party, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or any other
intellectual property rights;
The Submission must not disparage Sponsor or any other person or party;
The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful,
tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm
against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion,
nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to
the laws or regulations of the United States or of any jurisdiction where Submission is
created;
The Submission must be consistent with the image and values of Sponsor and be consistent
with and satisfy the purpose of the Contest.
Each entrant acknowledges that other entrants may have used ideas and/or concepts in their
Submission that may be similar in idea or concept to what is included in entrant’s Submission.
Each entrant understands and agrees that he/she shall not have any claim against any other entrant
or Sponsor arising out any such similarity or be entitled to any compensation because of any such
similarity.
Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest, including, but not
limited to, interpretation and application of these Official Rules. By entering the Contest, entrants
fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which
will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest.
5. Judging Panel/Judging Criteria. On or about 12/5/22, all eligible Submissions will be judged
by representatives of Sponsor. All Submissions will be judged based on the following equally-
weighted judging criteria (“Judging Criteria”): (a) Brand Love; (b) Originality; and (c)
Enthusiasm. In the event of a tie, the highest score in the Originality criteria (above) will determine
winner (subject to confirmation).
6. Prize(s).
One (1) Grand Prize(s): Trip consists of a three (3) day, two (2) night trip for winner and three (3)
guests. Trip includes round-trip coach airfare from major gateway airport near winner’s residence
(valued at up to $350.00 per person); four (4) single occupancy hotel accommodations at a hotel
selected by Sponsor for two (2) nights (valued at $220.00 per room); four (4) $500 Power Cards
for use during the stay; and ground transportation to and from the airport, D&B location, and the
hotel. Taxes, meals outside of the D&B, gratuities, ground transportation from locations outside
of the airport (including to and from the winner’s hometown airport), D&B location and hotel,
travel upgrades, or any other expenses not specifically listed herein are the responsibility of
winner. Travel and accommodations subject to availability at time of booking; certain restrictions
and blackout dates may apply. Winner must travel between Friday December 16, 2022 and Sunday
December 18, 2022 or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate. Winner and
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guests must travel on the same itinerary and guests must sign travel release prior to ticketing.
Guests must be of the age of majority. Sponsor is not liable for delays, cancellation or unforeseen
events related to the flights. Winner and guest will be solely responsible for obtaining valid
identification relating to acceptance and use of the travel prize packages. If in the judgment of
Sponsor, air travel is not required due to winner’s proximity to prize location, ground
transportation will be substituted for roundtrip air travel at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will
not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. Total approximate
value of Grand Prize: $4,280.00
Sponsor shall perform a detailed background check on the potential Grand Prize winner(s)
and guest(s) to its satisfaction and by entering the Contest, you hereby authorize Sponsor to
perform the same in the event that you are selected as a potential winner and to disqualify
you from winning in the event that the background check results are not satisfactory to
Sponsor.
Released Entities (defined below) are not responsible if the prize listed above (“Prize”) or any part
thereof is delayed, postponed or cancelled due to events outside of its reasonable control, including
due to COVID 19 restrictions. If in the event the Prize or any part cannot be awarded, including
as a result of epidemics, pandemics or other public health concerns, including COVID 19, the Prize
may be awarded at another time or as another trip or as another prize, such as cash prize
(collectively “Substitute Prize”), all as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion.
If potential winner chooses not to accept the Prize or the Substitute Prize (as applicable), the Prize
or Substitute Prize may be awarded to an alternate (time-permitting). As a condition of accepting
the Prize or Substitute Prize (as applicable), potential winner and guest may be required to agree
to comply with Sponsor’s and/or any prize supplier’s COVID safety protocols (collectively,
“Sponsor’s Safety Protocols”), including, but not limited to, testing, mask wearing, social
distancing and quarantining, all as applicable and as determined by Sponsor and/or prize supplier,
or the Prize (or Substitute Prize, as applicable) will be forfeited. Potential inner and guest agree
to execute any documents provided by Sponsor to confirm such compliance.
Grand Prize is non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. In the case of
unavailability of any prize, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.
All taxes and unspecified expenses are the responsibility of winner(s). Limit one prize per person
or household.
7. Notification. Potential winner(s) will be notified on or about Monday, December 12, 2022 and
may be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity
Release and/or rights transfer document within twenty four hours (24 hours) of receipt.
Additionally, winner(s) may be required to obtain releases from any and all third parties appearing
in their respective Submissions. If any potential winner is considered a minor in his/her
jurisdiction of residence, Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity and rights transfer document
must be signed by his/her parent or legal guardian.
If any potential winner cannot be contacted within twenty four hours (24 hours) of first notification
attempt, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any potential winner
rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Contest rules and requirements,
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such prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate (time-permitting). Upon prize
forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
8. Conditions. BY PARTICIPATING, ENTRANTS AND WINNERS AGREE TO RELEASE
AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, AND THEIR ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONS
AGENCIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES,
AFFILIATES, PARTNERS, REPRESENTATIVES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS,
EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASED ENTITIES”),
FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, FOR LOSS, HARM, DAMAGE, INJURY, COST OR
EXPENSE WHATSOEVER INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PROPERTY DAMAGE,
PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR DEATH WHICH MAY OCCUR IN CONNECTION WITH,
PREPARATION FOR, TRAVEL TO, OR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, OR
POSSESSION, ACCEPTANCE AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION
IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITY AND FOR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON
PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, INVASION OF PRIVACY, COPYRIGHT
INFRINGEMENT, TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT OR ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL
PROPERTY-RELATED CAUSE OF ACTION. Any and all federal, state and local taxes are the
sole responsibility of the winners. Participation in Contest and acceptance of prize constitutes
each winner’s permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness,
photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information, and/or any statements made by each
winner regarding the Contest or Sponsor for advertising and promotional purposes without notice
or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Entrants who do not comply with
these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Contest in any way shall be disqualified.
Sponsor is not responsible if Contest cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded due to
travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters,
weather or acts of terrorism.
9. Additional Terms. Any attempted form of entry other than as set forth above is prohibited; no
automatic, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Released Entities are not
responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions,
errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP
availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture
of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed
computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Contest, including any injury or
damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating
in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Contest should (in its sole
discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, epidemics, pandemics, or other
causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct
of the Contest. In such case, Sponsor may select the winners from all eligible entries received prior
to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole
discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry
process or the operation of the Contest or web site. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from
participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said
entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking,
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deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs)
or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE
OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION
OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS 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.
10. Limitation of Liability; Disclaimer of Warranties. IN NO EVENT WILL THE
RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR
PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO AND/OR USE OF ANY SITES
ASSOCIATED WITH THE CONTEST AND/OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR
PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY SITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE
CONTEST. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS CONTEST AND ALL PRIZES
ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR
IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-
INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR
EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR
EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR
EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY
RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR
EXCLUSIONS.
11. Disputes; Governing Law. The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding
instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including, without limitation, the Contest. Any
controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or the Contest shall be
settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American
Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis,
and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party.
The arbitration shall be conducted in the State of Texas, City of Dallas.
THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE INTERPRETATION OF ITS TERMS SHALL BE
GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE
OF NEW YORK WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS RULES. For any
matters which are not subject to arbitration as set forth in these Official Rules and/or in connection
with the entering of any judgment on an arbitration award in connection with these Official Rules
and/or the Contest, the parties irrevocably submit and consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and
venue of the state and federal courts located in or closest to New York County in the State of New
York. The parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.
12. Use of Data. Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance
with its privacy policy. Please review Sponsor’s privacy policy http://
https://www.daveandbusters.com/privacy-policy. By participating in the Contest, entrants hereby
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agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they
have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.
13. Name of Winner/List of Winners. To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed,
stamped envelope by 8/29/22 to: Dave and Buster’s ATTN: Marketing Department 1221 S.
Beltline Rd., Suite 500 Coppell, Texas 75019
14. Sponsor. Dave & Buster’s, Inc., 1221 S. Beltline Rd., Suite 500 Coppell, Texas
75019
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