Food Network Magazine – The Great Food Truck Race Sweepstakes

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OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF
ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
HOW TO ENTER: Food Network Magazine The Great Food Truck Race Sweepstakes.
(“Sweepstakes”). Go to foodnetwork.com/foodtrucksweeps starting June 1, 2019 at 12:01 AM.
ET, ending August 5, 2019 at 11:59 PM ET, on a computer or wireless device and complete and
submit the entry form. Important Notice: You may be charged for visiting the mobile website in
accordance with the terms of your service agreement with your carrier. Please consult your
wireless service provider regarding your pricing plan. You must use a Smartphone device to
participate via your mobile phone. Not all mobile phone providers carry the necessary service to
participate. Check your phone capabilities for specific Internet instructions. If your data usage
exceeds what is allotted by your data plan, you could be subject to additional fees by your
carrier. Please contact your mobile service provider with any questions regarding your bill.
Winners/Prizes and Approximate Retail Value: One (1) winner will win a trip for two (2)
people to Austin, Texas (the “Prize(s)”). The trip for two includes: (i) round-trip coach air
transportation for two (2) people from major airport nearest winner’s residence to a Austin,
Texas area airport (ARV: up to $1,500, which may vary depending on the location of the
Winner’s residence); (ii) three (3)-night hotel stay for two (2) people at the Line (one room,
standard accommodations, double occupancy), includes daily breakfast (ARV $1,050); (iii) two
(2) tickets to a Sunset Sightseeing Cruise (ARV $30); (iv) two (2) tickets to Real Austin Tour
covering major landmarks (ARV: $75); and (v) $1,000 spending money, which winner may use
towards food & beverage at the Picnic Food Trucks Park and/or on Austin’s music scene (ARV:
$1,000). Total approximate retail value for all prizes awarded: $3,655. Any difference
between the stated ARV and the actual value of the prize will not be awarded in any form.
Hotel accommodations are at Sponsor’s discretion, subject to availability, and blackout dates
may apply. Trip must be completed within one year of sweepstakes end date. 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 and no
additional compensation will be provided. Arrangements must be made at least 30 days prior to
departure. Once scheduled, the itinerary cannot be altered and failure of Winner to follow such a
schedule shall not obligate Sponsor in any way to provide the Winner with alternate
arrangements. Winner will be solely responsible for all meals not provided, incidental expenses,
tips and gratuities, income and other taxes, ground transportation, and all other costs and
expenses not otherwise specified herein. All travelers must possess valid travel documents. The
travel companion(s) of Winner must execute a Publicity/Liability Release prior to departure.
WINNER SELECTION: Winners (individually and collectively, the “Winner”) will be selected
on or about August 6, 2019 in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received. In the
event the Sponsor does not receive any eligible entries, the Sponsor has the right to cancel the
Sweepstakes. Drawing will be conducted by Food Network Magazine, whose decisions are
final. Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. In the
event Canadians are eligible to enter as specified in the Eligibility paragraph below, and if there
is a Canadian Winner, the Winner will be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill
testing question as a condition of receiving the prize.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified via phone or e-mail at Sponsor’s
discretion on or about August 6, 2019. In the event the Winner doesn’t respond to Sponsor’s
notification or does not accept the prize within five (5) business days of notification, the prize
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will be deemed forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected. In the event that any one or
more potential Winner(s) fails to respond as stated above, declines the prize, such Winner(s) will
be deemed to forfeit the prize and Sponsor will select an alternate Winner(s) from the remaining
eligible entrants. If any alternate(s) similarly fails to respond or declines the prize, Sponsor will
use a reasonable number of attempts, in its discretion, to award the prize(s) to another
alternate(s) but if it is unable to do so, the prize(s) will be finally forfeited and Sponsor shall
have no further liability in connection with this Sweepstakes. LIST OF WINNERS: For the
name of the Winner, send a separate self-addressed, stamped envelope to Food Network
Magazine, Floor 11, Food Network Magazine The Great Food Truck Race Sweepstakes
Winners’ List, Hearst Magazine Media, Inc., 300 West 57th
Street NY, NY 10019 within two (2)
months from the end of the Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia,
who have reached 21 years of age in his or her state or territory of residence at time of entry.
Legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) who have reached the aforementioned age in their
province of residence at time of entry are also eligible to enter. Void in Puerto Rico and where
prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor and their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiaries,
participating advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers (and members of their
immediate family and/or those living in the same of household of each such employees whether
legally related or not) are not eligible.
ENTRIES: Limit one (1) entry per person for Sweepstakes. Multiple entries from the same
person will be disqualified. Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
Proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt. If applicable, inaccurate, lost, late,
misdirected or incomplete or entry forms that have been tampered with will be disqualified.
Entrants must have valid email address and it is entrant’s responsibility to update Sponsor of any
change in email address. If there is a dispute as to the identity of an online entrant, the prize will
be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address. The “authorized account
holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an internet
service provider, online service provider, carrier, or other organization (e.g., business,
educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning the email addresses for the domain
associated with the submitted email address.
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: Expenses not specifically included in prize
description and all taxes are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Each prize is awarded “as is”
with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied outside of manufacturer’s limited
warranty. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize permitted, except Sponsor reserves
the right to substitute prize for an item of equal or greater value in the event an advertised prize
is unavailable. The Winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state,
provincial, if Canadians are eligible to enter, and local laws, rules and regulations. All federal,
state and local taxes, and any other costs not specifically provided for in these Official Rules are
solely the Winner’s responsibility. If the actual retail value of any Winner’s prize is $600 or
more, the Winner must complete a W9 form and supply Sponsor with his/her social security
number for tax purposes. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued in the name of the Winner (or, if a
minor, in the name of the minor) for the actual value of the prizes received. Sponsor shall have
no responsibility or obligation to the Winner or potential Winner who are unable or unavailable
to accept or utilize prizes as described herein. Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these
Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters
pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Winner (and parent or legal guardian if Winner is a minor) may
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be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and where legally
permissible a Publicity Release within seven (7) days following the date of prize acceptance.
Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize and selection of an
alternate Winner. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in
disqualification and selection of an alternate Winner. Winner hereby further agrees that it will
sign any documents necessary to transfer copyright of his/her submitted entry, if applicable, to
Sponsor within seven (7) days following the date of prize acceptance. By entering, Entrant grants
permission for Sponsor, and any of its affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and
promotion agencies, and prize suppliers to use the entrant’s submission (including an altered
form of the entry), if any, for editorial, advertising and promotional purposes without additional
compensation, unless prohibited by law. If images are being submitted to Sponsor as a
requirement for entry, Entrants agree that they have all rights to use the images submitted and to
allow Sponsor, any of its affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising and promotion
agencies, and prize suppliers to reuse any of the images, without any liability, for editorial,
advertising and promotional purposes. Additionally, acceptance of the prize by Winner
constitutes permission for Sponsor and any affiliates and subsidiaries, participating advertising
and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers to use Winner’s name and/or likeness and
biographical material for editorial, advertising and promotional purposes without additional
compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, Winner agrees to hold Sponsor, its
advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries,
affiliates, partners, representative agents, successors, assigns, officers, directors, and employees
harmless for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the
Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any printing,
typographical, mechanical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the
Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission,
interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or
unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone
equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind,
or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor or presenter on
account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any Web site, or via the
mobile phone or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet or mobile phone portion
of the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs,
tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt
of affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes,
Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the
Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to select winners from eligible entries received as of the
termination date. Sponsor further reserves the right to disqualify any individual who tampers
with the entry process. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if
it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the
Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices or intending to
abuse, threaten or harass other entrants. Caution: Any attempt by a participant to deliberately
damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of
criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek
damages from any such participant to the fullest extent of the law.
DISPUTES/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (1) any and
all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this or any prize
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awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and
exclusively by state or federal courts situated in New York, NY, (2) any and all claims,
judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event
attorneys’ fees; and (3) no punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages,
including without limitation lost profits may be awarded (collectively, “Special Damages”), and
(4) entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such
damages multiplied or increased. New York State law, without reference to New York’s choice
of law rules, governs the Sweepstakes and all aspects related thereto.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Hearst Magazine, Media, Inc. and/or its joint
venture partners, 300 W. 57th St., New York, NY 10019.