DOS EQUIS – COLLEGE HOOPS INSTANT WIN PROMOTION – LIMITED STATES – Win Package #1 (313) Prize package #1 consists of Dos Equis branded merchandise
COLLEGE HOOPS INSTANT WIN PROMOTION
Full Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR TEXT MESSAGE NECESSARY TO
ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASING A PRODUCT OR SENDING A TEXT MESSAGE WILL NOT IMPROVE
YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
EQUIS COLLEGE HOOPS PROMOTION (“PROMOTION”) IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF
THE UNITED STATES WHO ARE TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF DATE OF
ENTRY AND RESIDE IN ONE OF THE FOLLOWING STATES: ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KENTUCKY,
MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, OHIO, AND WISCONSIN. PROMOTION IS GOVERNED EXCLUSIVELY BY
THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.
ENTERING, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A BINDING CONTRACT, SO
READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. WITHOUT LIMITATION, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES
CERTAIN RELEASES FROM YOU AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES,
INCLUDING A WAIVER OF YOUR RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY.
Promotion is open only to legal residents of the United States who are 21 years
of age and older at time of entry and reside in one of the following states:
Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
the foregoing, the following individuals and members of their families
(parents, grandparents, children, siblings, spouses) and immediate household
members (whether related or not) are not eligible for participation: employees,
officers, and directors of Sponsor and its parent, subsidiary, and affiliated
companies, alcoholic beverage suppliers, wholesalers, distributors, and
importers, alcoholic beverage retailers, and Sponsor’s advertising and
promotional agencies. All federal, state, and local regulations apply.
2. START/END DATES:
Promotion begins at 12:01 a.m. Central Time (CT) on 2/19/18 and ends at 11:59
p.m. CT on 4/2/18, or when all Instant Win prizes have been awarded, whichever
3. HOW TO ENTER:
are two (2) ways to enter the Promotion: (a) via SMS or (b) on the Internet.
(a) SMS Entry: Submit an SMS entry from your mobile
device (“Mobile Device”) by texting ‘XXHOOPS’ to 77000 and follow the prompts.
You will receive a return text message providing a link to www.DosEquisHoops.com. Visit the site and follow the
on-screen instructions to participate in the Promotion. Carrier’s standard messaging
and data rates apply. All SMS entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CT on
(b) Internet Entry: To submit an Internet entry for free, go
directly to www.DosEquisHoops.com and follow the on-screen entry
instructions to enter. Normal time rates, if any, charged by Internet service
provider will apply. All Internet entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CT on
Once registered, returning
visitors can log in with their e-mail address.
submitting an entry, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by
these Official Rules and the decisions of Cervezas Mexicanas (“Sponsor”) and its
appointed agents, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to
the Promotion. Limit one (1) entry per person per day regardless of method of
entry. Please note that there is a limit of one (1) prize per
individual, household, street address, and/or e-mail address during any six (6)
month period across all HEINEKEN USA Inc. promotions, regardless of brand (Dos
Equis, Amstel, Heineken, Murphy’s, Newcastle, Red Stripe, Strongbow, Tecate,
Promotion prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The actual make and
model of prizes included will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
Prizes to be awarded “as is” and any and all warranties and/or guarantees (if
any) shall be subject to the prize manufacturer’s terms; therefore, winners
agree to look solely to such manufacturer(s) for any such warranty(s) and/or
guarantee(s), if any. Any prize depiction is for illustrative purposes only and
shall not be relied upon. No part of any prize includes any alcoholic beverages.
Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. No substitutions of prizes by
winners are allowed, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of
equal or greater value at its sole discretion.
following prizes will be randomly awarded in no particular order.
(a) Prize Package #1 (313): Prize
package #1 consists of Dos Equis branded merchandise. Three hundred thirteen (313)
Dos Equis merchandise prize packages will be awarded.
Approximate retail value (ARV) of each Dos Equis merchandise prize package:
$50. ARV of all #1 prize packages: $15,650.
(b) Prize Package #2 (136): Prize
package #2 consists of a $100 StubHub.com gift card. One hundred thirty-six (136)
gift cards will be awarded. ARV of all gift cards: $13,600.
ARV of all
expenses and travel costs incurred as a result of seeking, winning, and/or
making use of a prize are the sole responsibility of winner. Any expense or
cost not expressly stated in the description of the prizes set forth above is
the sole responsibility of winner.
All federal, state, and local taxes,
fees, and surcharges on any prize are the sole responsibility of winner of the
of winning an Instant Win prize are dependent on the number of eligible Instant
Win entries divided by the number of prizes available. Limit one (1) Instant
Win prize per person or household.
SELECTION, NOTIFICATION, AND VERIFICATION:
in the online Instant Win game who ‘shoot a basket’ (the basketball goes into the
basketball net) will receive an on-screen confirmation message and will be
determined to be an Instant Win prize winner. Instant Win prize winners will
receive an e-mail with instructions on how to claim their prize.
winners will be determined at random throughout the Promotion Period and
notified shortly after determination as an instant winner by Sponsor via email
(allow 1 – 2 weeks for email notification). If you are a potential Instant Win
prize winner, you will receive an on-screen message stating that you have won
an Instant Win prize. Please note that you are not officially a winner until
your eligibility has been verified and you have fully complied with these
winners will be sent a prize claim form via e-mail which must be returned
within three (3) days. If any potential winner fails to return the prize claim
form within three (3) days, 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 Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and an
alternate winner may be selected from among all remaining eligible entries.
Upon forfeiture of any prize, no compensation will be given. Limit one (1)
prize per person or household.
potential winners will be required to sign and return, where legal, a
Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within three (3)
days of receipt of the form. No potential winner will be an official winner
until his/her Declaration of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release has
been returned and eligibility has been formally verified by Sponsor. If any
potential winner fails to comply with these Official Rules and/or to submit the
required documentation within the designated time period, he/she will be automatically
disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.
participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants and winners acknowledge and
agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Sponsor’s advertising and promotional
agencies, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates,
partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers,
and directors (“Released Parties”) from any and all liability for loss, harm,
damage, injury, cost, or expense whatsoever, including, without limitation,
property damage, personal injury, and/or death that may occur in connection
with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in the Promotion, or participation
in, possession, acceptance, and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation
in any Promotion-related activity, including, but not limited to, any claims
based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, and merchandise
delivery. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays,
diversions, substitutions, or omissions whatsoever by any transportation
companies, sporting organizations, and/or any other persons providing any
services to winner, including any results thereof, such as changes in services
or location necessitated by same. Sponsor is not responsible if any part of a
Promotion prize cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural
disasters, weather, or acts of terrorism. Sponsor shall not be liable for any
loss or damage to personal belongings. Entrants who do not comply with these
Official Rules or who attempt to interfere with this Promotion in any way shall
be disqualified. There is no purchase required to participate in the Promotion
or to win any prize in the Promotion. A purchase does not increase odds of
Sponsor reserves the right to alter, suspend,
or terminate the Promotion at any time and with or without notice if, in
Sponsor’s sole discretion, the integrity of the Promotion becomes or is likely
to become compromised in any way. No automated devices, bots, and/or other
programs and/or software are permitted. All entries become the sole and
exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Delivery
of a prize will require a street address located within one of the following
states: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, or Wisconsin. Sponsor
is not responsible for late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected,
technically corrupted, or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for
problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human, or electronic. Only fully
completed entries are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be
proof of receipt by Sponsor.
case of a dispute as to the identity of any SMS entrant, an entry will be
declared as made by the authorized account holder of the Mobile Device used for
entry. In case of a dispute as to the identity of any Internet entrant, an
entry made by Internet will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of
the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The “authorized account
holder” is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an
Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization that
is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with
the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be requested to provide
Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder
of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
for any reason the Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including
due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention,
automated entries, fraud, technical failure, human error, or any other cause
beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupts or affects the administration,
security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Promotion, Sponsor
reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who
tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the
Promotion. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission,
interruption, telephone or other communications malfunctions, deletion, defect,
delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, or theft or
destruction of, unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor is
not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone
networks or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer
equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor
on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at
any website, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or
damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to, or resulting
from, participation or downloading of any materials in the Promotion.
and its agents are not responsible for printing, distribution, or production
errors and may, in their sole discretion, rescind, cancel, suspend, modify, or
revoke this Promotion based upon any such error without liability. If by reason of a printing, computer,
or other error more prizes are awarded in a prize category than the number set
forth in these Official Rules, all persons purportedly making valid claims will
be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes
available. In no case will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded.
Antifraud detection devices may be used for verification purposes. In the event
there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements
contained in any Promotion materials and the terms and conditions of the
Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.
Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of
these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Headings
are solely for convenience and will not be deemed to affect in any manner the
meaning or intent of the documents or any provision hereof.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the
legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil
laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek
damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE
RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT,
INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ENTRANT’S
ACCESS TO, AND USE OF, THE WEBSITES AND/OR THIS PROMOTION, OR ENTRANT’S
DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES
ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROMOTION.
9. DISPUTES AND 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 Promotion. Any controversy or claim arising
out of, or relating to, these Official Rules and/or the Promotion 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 New York City, New York.
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 AND RULES. For
any matters that 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 Promotion, 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 City, New York. The
parties agree not to raise the defense of forum non conveniens.
10. USE OF DATA:
Sponsor will be collecting personal data
participating in the Promotion, entrant hereby agrees to Sponsor’s collection
and usage of his/her personal information and acknowledges that he/she has read
obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope, with
sufficient postage, to Winners List, Dos Equis College Hoops Instant Win
Promotion, P.O. Box 248, Woodbridge, NJ 07095. All requests for a list of
winners must be postmarked by 4/15/18 and received by 4/30/18.
White Plains, NY.
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