Heineken Dos Equis – Football College Sweepstakes

DOS EQUIS
FOOTBALL COLLEGE SWEEPSTAKES

Full
Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASING A PRODUCT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

THE DOS EQUIS FOOTBALL COLLEGE SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”) IS OPEN ONLY
TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
WHO ARE TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF DATE OF ENTRY. VOID OUTSIDE
OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLOMBIA OR WHERE
PROHIBITED. SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED EXCLUSIVELY BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED
STATES.

 

BY 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.

 

1.         ELIGIBILITY:

 

The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents
of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are 21 years of
age and older at time of entry. 
Notwithstanding the foregoing, the following individuals and members of
their families (spouse, and parents, grandparents, children, siblings, and
their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and immediate
household members (whether related or not) are not eligible for participation:
employees, officers, and directors of HEINEKEN USA Inc. dba Cervezas
Mexicanas, White Plains, NY (“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. Individual who have won a prize
in the previous six (6) months in a promotion offered by Sponsor are also not
eligible. All applicable federal, state, and local regulations apply.

 

2.         START/END
DATES:

 

The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern
Time (ET) on 8/24/19 and ends at 11:59
p.m. ET on 12/20/19 (“Sweepstakes
Period”).

 

3.         HOW TO
ENTER:

 

To submit an entry, visit www.DosEquis.com/Edu and follow the on-screen entry instructions. Complete
the registration using the provided login via your Facebook, Twitter or Gmail
account.  You must be an active holder of
a Facebook, Twitter, or Gmail account to enter. 
Facebook, Twitter, and Gmail accounts are free. 

 

–      
Twitter’s
Terms of Service apply to all entries made via Twitter, and can be found at http://twitter.com/tos. If you do not have a
Twitter account, you can create one by visiting www.twitter.com. 

 

–      
Facebook’s
Terms of Service apply to all entries made via Facebook, and can be found at https://www.facebook.com/terms.php. If you do not have a
Facebook account, you can create one by visiting www.facebook.com. 

 

–      
Google’s
Terms of Service apply to all entries made via Gmail, and can be found at https://policies.google.com/terms.  If you do not have a Gmail account, you can
create one by visiting  https://www.google.com/gmail/

 

 

Eligible entrants shall receive one (1) entry
into the grand prize drawing following completion of registration.  Following registration, entrants shall have
the opportunity to participate in the College Football, Football College
exam.  However, such participation is not
required to receive an entry into the grand prize drawing, and participation
will not provide any additional entries or increase chances of winning.  Normal time rates, if any, charged by
Internet service provider will apply. All entries must be submitted by 11:59
p.m. ET on 12/20/19.

 

There is
a limit one (1) entry per person during the entire Sweepstakes Period. Multiple entries from
any person will be void. By submitting an entry, entrants fully and
unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor
and its appointed agents, which will be final and binding in all matters
relating to the Sweepstakes. Please note that there is a limit of
one (1) prize per individual, household, street address, and/or email address
during any six (6) month period across all HEINEKEN USA Inc. promotions,
regardless of brand (Amstel, Heineken, Dos Equis,
Dos-A-Rita, Murphy’s, Newcastle, Red Stripe, Strongbow, Tecate,
and Tiger).  

 

4.         PRIZE: 

 

All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any
prize depiction is for illustrative purposes only and shall not be relied upon.
No part of any prize includes any alcoholic beverages. Prize is not
transferable or redeemable for cash. No substitutions
of prize by winner are allowed, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a
prize of comparable or greater value at its sole discretion.

 

Grand Prize (1): One (1) Grand Prize will
be available to be awarded.  The grand
prize consists of a trip to the College Football Playoff National Championship
game to be held in New Orleans, LA on 1/13/20 and includes round-trip coach air
transportation for two (2) from the gateway airport nearest winner’s residence
to New Orleans, LA, standard hotel accommodations for two (2) people—one (1)
room, double occupancy—for two (2) nights, two (2) tickets to the championship
game, and round-trip ground transportation between the hotel and the stadium.
ARV of the grand prize: $7,700. Actual value may vary based on winner’s
residence. Any difference between the ARV and actual value will not be awarded.

 

If
winner lives within one hundred (100) miles of New Orleans, LA, Sponsor
reserves the right to substitute ground transportation and no additional
compensation or substitution will be provided for difference in prize value. Exact
transportation and accommodation details, dates, times, and terms to be
determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor. No refund or compensation will be
made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel and
accommodations are subject to availability. Blackout dates and other
restrictions may apply. All travel must be completed by date determined by
Sponsor, at its sole discretion, or prize will be forfeited. Once travel is
booked, any penalties incurred as a result of changes to flights are the sole
responsibility of winner. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set
forth in these Official Rules and those set forth by Sponsor’s airline carrier
of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and travel
costs incurred as a result of seeking or winning a prize are the sole
responsibility of winner. Any expenses or costs associated with prize
acceptance and use not expressly stated in the description of the prize above
as being provided, including, but not limited to, additional ground
transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, passenger tariffs or duties,
surcharges, airport fees, service or facility charges, personal charges at
lodging, security fees, taxes, or other expenses, are the sole responsibility
of winner. Winner’s guest must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of
the date of departure and must travel on the same itinerary and at the same
time as winner. Travel must be round-trip. Winner and guest are solely
responsible for obtaining any required travel documents and travel insurance.
Winner’s guest must each execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity and
Liability Release form provided by Sponsor or its appointed agent prior to
issuance of tickets. Travel restrictions, conditions, and limitations may
apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel
vouchers, or certificates. Sponsor is not responsible for any penalty charges
incurred as a result of changes to tickets that have been issued. Any such
penalties incurred are the sole responsibility of winner. Sponsor is not
responsible if game is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason in which
event that portion of prize is forfeited in its entirety, no substitution will
be provided except as in Sponsor’s sole discretion, and winner will not be
reimbursed for tickets. Seating to be determined in the sole discretion of
Sponsor. Tickets may be subject to standard rain-check policies and procedures.
By accepting the prize, winner agrees to abide by any terms, conditions and
restrictions provided by the ticket.  Winner
and guest agree to abide by all venue rules and regulations. Failure to do may
result in forfeiture of prize.

 

All federal, state, and
local taxes, fees, and surcharges on any prize are the sole responsibility of
winner of the prize. Winners of prizes with a value of $600 or more will be
issued an IRS Form 1099-MISC early in the year following the year in which
prize was awarded for filing with his/her federal and state tax returns.
Sponsor complies with all tax reporting requirements. The amount of any tax
liability will vary depending on winner’s tax bracket.

 

5.         ODDS OF WINNING:

 

Odds of winning the grand prize are dependent
on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

 

6.         WINNER SELECTION, NOTIFICATION, AND
VERIFICATION:

 

The potential winner will be selected in a random drawing
from among all eligible entries received, to be held on or about 12/21/19. Drawing will be conducted by Sponsor or its appointed
agent, and all decisions are final. The potential winner will be contacted by
telephone and/or email. If the potential winner cannot be reached within forty-eight
(48) hours of first notification attempt, if any prize or prize notification is
returned as undeliverable, if the 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 will be selected from among all remaining
eligible entries, time permitting. Upon forfeiture of any prize, no
compensation will be given.

 

The potential winner will be required to sign and return,
where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within
two (2) days of notification that he/she is a potential winner. No potential
winner will be an official winner until his/her Affidavit 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.

 

7.         LICENSE AND RELEASE:

 

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed,
administered by, or associated with the College Football Playoff, CFP Events
Inc. (“CFPE”), CFP Administration, LLC (“CFPA”), or College Football Playoff
Foundation, Inc. (“CFPF”) and collectively with CFPE and CFPA, “CFP”), or
Facebook, Google, or Twitter. Participation in the Sweepstakes and acceptance
of prize constitute winner’s and guest’s (where applicable) permission for
Sponsor or its agents to photograph, film, and record each winner and guest and
to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice,
biographical information, and/or any statements made by winner and guest
regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor for purposes of trade, publicity, or
promotion without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by
law. By participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winner, and guest
acknowledge and agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Sponsor’s
advertising, promotional, and fulfillment agencies, ESPN, Inc., CFP, Facebook,
Google, and Twitter, and each of their respective parent companies,
subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors,
assigns, employees, officers, and directors (collectively, “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 Sweepstakes, or participation in, possession, acceptance,
and/or use or misuse of any prize (including without limitation a grand prize)
or participation in any Sweepstakes-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 organization, 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 Sweepstakes prize (including without limitation a
grand 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 Sweepstakes in any way
shall be disqualified. There is no purchase required to participate in the Sweepstakes
or to win any prize in the Sweepstakes. A purchase does not increase odds of
winning.

 

8.         ADDITIONAL TERMS:

 

Sponsor reserves
the right to alter, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes at any time and with
or without notice if, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, the integrity of the Sweepstakes
becomes or is likely to become compromised in any way. In the event the Sweepstakes
is terminated prematurely, Sponsor may award the prize from among all non-suspect,
eligible entries received prior to the Sweepstakes termination or suspension
date or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. 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. No mass or
mechanically reproduced, photocopied, altered, or forged entries will be
allowed. Delivery of a prize will require a street address located within the fifty
(50) United States or the District of Columbia. Sponsor and Released Parties
are not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, torn, altered,
incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted,
garbled, or postage-due entries or emails, 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.

 

In case of a dispute as to the identity of any entrant, an
entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address
submitted at the time of entry. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of
any Facebook, Twitter or Gmail login entrant, 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 deemed the natural person who is
assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, service provider,
or other online organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses
for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential winner
may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the
authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning
entry.

 

If for any reason the Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes. 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 email 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 Sweepstakes.

 

Sponsor and its agents and Released Parties are not
responsible for printing, distribution, or production errors and may, in their sole discretion, rescind, cancel, suspend,
modify, or revoke this Sweepstakes
based upon any such error without liability. If by reason of a printing, computer, or other error more
prizes are awarded 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 Sweepstakes 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.

 

Caution: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or
undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of
criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves
the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and other remedies 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 SWEEPSTAKES, ACCPTANCE OF ANY PRIZE (INCLUING WITHOUT LIMITATION A GRAND
PRIZE), OR ENTRANT’S DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM
ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES.

 

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 Sweepstakes. Any
controversy or claim arising out of, or relating to, these Official Rules
and/or the Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes, 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 about entrants online, in accordance with its
Privacy & Cookie Policy. Please review Sponsor’s Privacy & Cookie Policy
at http://heinekenusa.com/privacy-cookie-policy/. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant hereby agrees to
Sponsor’s collection and usage of his/her personal information and acknowledges
that he/she has read and accepted Sponsor’s Privacy & Cookie Policy.

 

11.       LIST OF WINNERS; WINNER’S NAME:

 

To obtain the name of the grand prize winner,
send a self-addressed, stamped envelope, with sufficient postage, to Grand
Prize Winners’ List, Dos Equis Football College
Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 248, Woodbridge, NJ 07095. All
requests for the winner’s name must be postmarked by 1/31/2020 and received by 2/15/2020.

 

12.       SPONSOR: HEINEKEN USA Inc.,
d/b/a Cervezas Mexicanas,
White Plains, NY.

 

 

Reference to third parties in connection with
the prize is for reference and identification purposes only and not intended to
suggest endorsement, sponsorship or affiliation with Sponsor or the Sweepstakes. THIS PROMOTION IS
IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, FACEBOOK,
TWITTER, OR GOOGLE. YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO SPONSOR AND NOT TO
FACEBOOK, TWITTER, OR GOOGLE.

 

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