Mexilink – Dolores Tuna Recipes Contest Sweepstakes
DOLORES® TUNA RECIPES CONTEST
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS PROMOTION. A
PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING
1. CONTEST PERIOD: Dolores® Tuna Recipes Contest begins at 10:00 A.M. Central Time (“CT”) on
2/22/23 and ends at 11:59 P.M. CT on 4/15/23 (“Contest Period”).
2. ELIGIBILITY: Contest open only to legal United States residents and are eighteen (18) years of age or
older at time of Entry. Employees of Mexilink, Inc. (“Sponsor”), The Service Center Ltd.,
(“Administrator”), their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, and
advertising, promotional and judging agencies (collectively, “Released Parties”), and their immediate
family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) and household members of
each (whether related or not) are not eligible. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local
laws and regulations apply.
3. HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, visit www.dolorestunarecipescontest.com (“Website”)
and follow instructions to complete and submit the online Entry form to enter the Contest. Online
Entries must be received by 11:59 P.M. CT on 4/15/23. Limit one Online Entry per person/email address
per day. You must include an original recipe containing Dolores® Tuna as one of the ingredients
(“Submission”). Each submission must be submitted on an individual basis (i.e., no team, joint, or
corporate entries) and all components of the Recipe must be the original creation of the submitting
participant. Only non-commercial work may be submitted. Entrants represent and warrant that their
Submission is their original work, it has not been copied from others, and it does not violate the rights of
any other person or entity. Entrant further represents and warrants that their Submission does not
contain any defamatory, obscene, or otherwise unlawful matter or contain any other inappropriate
content (as determined by Sponsor). All entrant information, including email addresses, is subject to the
All Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and none will be acknowledged or returned. By
entering the contest and by submitting his or her recipe, the entrant grants permission for Sponsor and
its agencies to use his/her recipe for purposes of advertising, digital content, social media content, and
trade without further compensation, including a recipes list, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not
responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, illegible, or misdirected Entries, which will be disqualified,
or Entries not received in time judging. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed, or similar
Entry methods or agents will void all Entries by that entrant. In event of a dispute as to an Online Entry,
the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed the entrant.
“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. Potential winners may be required to show proof of
being the authorized account holder associated with their Entry.
4. WINNER SELECTION & NOTIFICATION: All entries will be judged on or about May 8th, 2023, (the
“Judging Date”) by a panel of judges comprised of Mexilink Inc. and the Chef Susana Ojeda West. The
judges will select one (1) First Place winner, one (1) Second Place winner and one (1) Third Place Winner.
The judges will score entries based on the following criteria: quality, originality, creativity, and alignment
with Dolores® Tuna brand values. Potential winners will be notified by phone/email on or about May
22th, 2023. Potential winners will then be required to execute and return, via email/mail, an Affidavit of
Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within five (5) days of notification attempt. Noncompliance
within this time frame, return of prize notification as undeliverable, or declining prize for any reason,
will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.
5. PRIZES & VALUE: There will be three (3) Winners. First Place winner will receive $5,000. Second Place
winner will receive $3,500.00. Third Place winner will receive $1,500.00. The value of all prizes is
$10,000.00. The winners will also have their submission published.
6. GENERAL RULES: All federal, state, and local taxes on the actual value of the prize are sole
responsibility of winners. No transfer, assignment, or substitution for prize will be permitted, except at
the sole discretion of the Sponsor. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded. If
an entrant submits more than the stated number of Entries permitted, and/or if the Sponsor suspects
that an entrant attempted to obtain additional Entries by using multiple email addresses, names,
registrations, identities or any other method, all Entries submitted by the entrant may be declared null
and void. Entrants/winners agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless Released Parties from and
against any and all liability (including damages caused or claimed to be caused) arising out of acceptance
of prize and agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the judges’ decisions, which are final.
Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use winners’
names/likenesses, portrait or pictures, image, video, film, voice and recipe for purposes of advertising,
digital content, social media content, and trade without further compensation, including a winners list,
unless prohibited by law. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or
other statements contained in any Contest materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules,
the English version of the Official Rules shall prevail, govern, and control. Sponsor is not responsible for
any typographical or other error in the printing of the Contest, administration of the Contest or in the
announcement of the prizes. NOTICE: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY
WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST 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 INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor is not
responsible for faulty, incorrect, undeliverable or mis transcribed phone/email transmissions, incorrect
announcements of any kind, technical hardware or software failures of any kind including any injury or
damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any
materials in connection with the Contest, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete,
garbled or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user’s ability to participate in the Contest.
Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive
email filtering by a user’s Internet service provider/email client or for insufficient space in the user’s
email account to receive email. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest if fraud,
misconduct, or technical failures threaten the integrity of the Contest; or if a computer virus, bug, or
other technical problem corrupts the administration or security of the Contest as determined by
Sponsor/judging agency/Administrator, in their sole discretion. Any damage made to the Website by an
online entrant will be the responsibility of the entrant/authorized email account holder of the email
address submitted at the time of Entry. Proof of submitting Entries will not be deemed to be proof of
receipt by Sponsor. Any Entries which are suspected of being fraudulent (including those using robotic,
automatic, programmed, or similar methods of participation) will be disqualified, based on
determinations made solely by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an
individual if fraud or tampering is suspected or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of
participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules.
7. DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, Sponsor reserves the right to make all decisions in its sole
discretion arising out of or relating to the Contest, and the decisions by Sponsor are final and binding on
all matters relating to the Contest. Except where prohibited, you agree that: (a) any and all disputes,
claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with the Contest or any prize awarded shall be
resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court
located in the State of Texas; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual
out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event
attorneys’ fees; and (c) notwithstanding the foregoing, you waive the right to claim any damages
whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. All issues
and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official
Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the
Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the United States of
America and the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules
(whether of the laws of the State of Texas or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application
of the laws of any jurisdiction other than State of Texas.
8. PRIVACY: Any personal information that you provide in connection with the Contest shall be used by
Sponsor and Administrator to administer this Contest, contact entrants, and for the other purposes set
www.dolorestunarecipescontest.com/privacy_policy.pdf. By entering this Contest you agree to and
information relating to products, services and contests of Sponsor and affiliates of Sponsor.
9. WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners, send a separate self-addressed, sufficiently stamped
envelope to: “Dolores® Tuna Recipes Contest” Winners List, P.O. Box 809004, Houston, TX 77280-9921.
Requests must be received by 7/15/23. Limit one request per person, per household
10. SPONSOR/ADMINISTRATOR: Mexilink, Inc., 200 Westlake Park Blvd., Suite 900, Houston, TX 77079/
The Service Center Ltd., P.O. Box 809004, Houston, TX 77280-9921.