Monster Energy – X Halo Infinite – Win a seven day

THE MONSTER ENERGY® X HALO INFINITE SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
 
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
 
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES DURING THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT.  SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING.  AMONG OTHER THINGS, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES FROM YOU TO THE RELEASED ENTITIES AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
 
ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED.  THE SWEEPSTAKES IS ONLY OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
 
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Monster Energy® x Halo Infinite Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01 AM US Pacific Time (“PT”) on September 1, 2020 and ends at 11:59 PM PT on January 31, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The computer clock of the Administrator is the official time-keeping device in the Sweepstakes. By participating, participants (“Participants”) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Monster Energy Company (the “Sponsor”), which are binding and final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes. 
 
ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia (NOT including residents of Puerto Rico or other U.S. Territories), who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at time of Sweepstakes Entry. Employees, officers and representatives of the Sponsor, Southern Made Services, LLC (the “Administrator”), Fandango Loyalty Solutions, LLC (“Fandango”), Microsoft Corporation (“Microsoft”) and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and web-design, advertising, marketing, fulfillment, judging and promotion agencies, or other agency involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Sweepstakes, and their immediate family members, as defined below, of each, and those persons living in the same households, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, and their respective spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year. Winning a Prize is contingent on fulfilling all requirements in these Official Rules. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted. All Sweepstakes Entries are the property of the Sponsor.
 
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: During the Sweepstakes Period, there are two (2) ways to participate. 
1) Entry with Purchase: To receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes Entry”), follow these directions. Purchase participating Monster Energy products at any retail store nationally between September 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Visit www.monster-halo.com (the “Website”), create an account or log into your existing account, complete the online form and submit an image of your full receipt(s) with qualifying item(s) starred by January 31, 2021 for validation. Submissions are reviewed within 2-5 business days. Once your receipt has been validated, you will receive an email confirming your entry into the Sweepstakes. 2) No Purchase Mail-in Entry: To receive one (1) Sweepstakes Entry without making a purchase or visiting the Website (“Mail-In Entry”), hand-print your name, complete address (no P.O. boxes permitted), phone number (including area code), date of birth and email address on a 3” x 5” piece of paper and mail in an envelope with proper first class postage affixed to: The Monster Energy® x Halo Infinite Sweepstakes, PO Box 90130, Nashville, TN 37209. All Mail-In Entries must be postmarked by December 31, 2021 and received by January 31, 2021. 
 
Sweepstakes Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means, and Sweepstakes Entries by any means which subvert the entry process, are void. By submitting a Mail-In Entry, you agree to the Official Rules and are willing provide your information to the Sponsor and the Administrator. No photocopied or mechanically reproduced Sweepstakes Entries accepted.  Sweepstakes Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
 
There is a limit of one (1) Sweepstakes Entry per person per day, regardless of entry method, using only one (1) email address. One (1) Sweepstakes Entry per receipt submission, regardless of the number of participating Monster Energy products purchased in that transaction. Sweepstakes Entries received from any person in excess of the stated limitation, or which are incomplete, illegible, corrupted, damaged, destroyed, forged, false, lost or misdirect, will be void. Subsequent attempts made by the same individual to submit multiple Sweepstakes Entries by using multiple or false contact information or otherwise may be disqualified. There is a limit of one (1) Prize per person throughout the Sweepstakes Period. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “day” begins at 12:01 AM PT and ends at 11:59 PM PT.    
 
Any and all information provided in connection with this Sweepstakes is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at https://www.monsterbevcorp.com/privacy.php. By entering in the Sweepstakes, Participants hereby agree that the Sponsor may collect and use their personal information submitted with their Sweepstakes Entry. Among other things, the information Participants provide may be used to send company updates and announcements from the Sponsor concerning the company and its products. At the time of entry, Participants may be given the opportunity to opt-in to receive further communications from the Sponsor. Participants are not required to opt-in and opting in will not improve your odds of winning. 
 
SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE DRAWING & WINNER NOTIFICATION: The potential Winners will be selected in a random drawing held on or about February 10, 2021. Odds of winning will depend on the number of Sweepstakes Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.   
 
Potential Winners will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a taxable income form, W9, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within five (5) days of date of issuance of email. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the Sponsor or its agent is unable to contact a potential Winner or a potential Winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, Prize will be forfeited and, at the Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate Winner may be selected. The Sponsor reserves the right not to award a Prize in the event the Sponsor is unable to identify and confirm a Winner after attempting to contact alternate Winners. 
 
SWEEPSTAKES GRAND PRIZES (10): There are ten (10) Grand Prizes (each, a “Grand Prize”) available to be awarded. Grand Prize winners (“Grand Prize Winners”) will receive a seven (7) day, six (6) night trip for Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest (“Guest”) to France. Trip will include round trip coach class air transportation for Grand Prize Winner and Guest from a major commercial airport near Grand Prize Winner’s home (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion) to an airport in France; six (6) nights standard hotel accommodation (single room, double occupancy, room and tax only); two (2) tickets to Zero G Flight Experience; and a $1,000 check. Grand Prize Winner and Guest must be available to travel during the second half of 2021, but such period is subject to change in Sponsor’s sole discretion. 
 
The Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of all Grand Prizes is $165,000. Actual value may vary based on the points of departure, ground transportation, and/or airline fare fluctuations. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded.
 
SWEEPSTAKES 1sT PRIZS (200): There are two hundred (200) 1st Prizes (each, a “1st Prize” and together with the Grand Prizes, “Prize”) available to be awarded. 1st Prize winners (“1st Prize Winners” and together with the Grand Prize Winners, “Winners”) will receive one copy of the Halo Infinite Video Game and one Xbox Series X Console.
 
The Total ARV of all 1st Prizes is $119,998. The 1st Prize and its manufacturer’s suggested retail price have not been released to market at the time of print of these Official Rules.  Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded.
 
Total ARV of all Prizes available in this Sweepstakes is $284,998.
 
GRAND PRIZE CONDITIONS: If a Grand Prize Winner elects to partake in any or all portions of his/her Grand Prize with no Guest, only the applicable portion of the Grand Prize will be awarded to Grand Prize Winner and any remainder of the Grand Prize will be forfeited and shall not be subject to further or alternative compensation. All elements of the Grand Prize must be redeemed at the same time, and no changes will be permitted after conformation. Each Guest must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of departure and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the Grand Prize Winner. Guests must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Grand Prize Winners will need to have a medical exam and doctor’s release before participating in flight experience. Specific travel dates and arrangements are subject to air travel, holiday, blackout dates, and other Grand Prize and travel restrictions. Reservations are subject to availability. Trip must be booked thirty (30) days prior to intended departure date if possible. Travel dates are subject to the Sponsor approval. The maximum value of the Grand Prize set forth above represents the Sponsor’s good faith determination of the maximum ARV thereof, and the actual fair market value, as ultimately determined the Sponsor, cannot be challenged or appealed. Grand Prize Winner will receive from the Administrator an IRS Form 1099 (or similar) in the amount of the final Grand Prize. Grand Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements or expenses (including, without limitation, insurance, meals, unspecified ground transportation, phone calls, gratuities, incidentals, souvenirs, gasoline, car rental, etc.) are included in the Grand Prize, and all such additional expenses are the sole responsibility of Grand Prize Winner. Grand Prize Winner is responsible for any air travel taxes and/or expenses, including applicable departure taxes or fees, inspection charges, and security charges. Once issued, travel tickets are nontransferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Open tickets may not be issued, and stopovers are not permitted. Travel arrangements must be made through the Sponsor. The Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets. Grand Prizes are non-transferable, and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Grand Prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated Grand Prize (or any aspect thereof) should become unavailable for any reason. Grand Prize Winner may be required to provide a credit card at time of accommodation check-in to cover incidentals. Additional terms and conditions may apply. 
 
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sweepstakes qualification is determined when receipt image is submitted to the Website for receipt validation or when a request for a Mail-In Entry has been submitted. Proof of identity and/or residence reasonably satisfactory to the Sponsor and/or the Administrator may be required to verify eligibility. The Sponsor and the Administrator have the right to determine Sweepstakes eligibility in their discretion; all decisions concerning Sweepstakes eligibility are final. Any effort to circumvent the Sweepstake’s limits, requirements or other terms (including, but not limited to, providing fictitious information or concealing identity or location) voids submissions and disqualifies person from participating in the Sweepstakes. 
 
By participating, Participants accept and agree to: (i) be bound by these Official Rules, all applicable laws and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all matters; (ii) waive any rights to claim ambiguity with respect to the Official Rules; and (iii) waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against any of the Released Parties (as defined below). The Released Parties are not responsible if the Sweepstakes cannot take place or is delayed, or if any Prize cannot be awarded due to delays, interruptions or failures due to acts of God, war, natural disasters, coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, other epidemics or medical emergencies, government mandated lockdowns, weather, acts of threats of terrorism, strikes, lockouts, labor disputes, labor disputes, work stoppages, fire, acts of government, other force majeure events or other events outside the reasonable control of the Released Parties.  The Released Parties are not responsible or liable for Sweepstakes Entries that are entered by other than human means (such as by an automated computer program or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), in excess of the stated limit, or for Sweepstakes Entries that are late, forged, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, and all such Sweepstakes Entries will be disqualified, or emails or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, technical, electronic, mechanical, network, seeding, computer, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of Prize redemptions, emails, Sweepstakes Entries, the announcement of the Winners, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to Participant’s or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the Website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Sweepstakes Entries will be void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play or submission of Sweepstakes Entries, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. If terminated, at its discretion, the Sponsor reserves the right to select the potential Prize Winner from all eligible, non-suspect Prize claims received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by the Sponsor. In no event will the Released Parties be liable for more than the stated number of Prizes in these Official Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE 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, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Participants, by participating, agree that the Sponsor, the Administrator, Fandango, Microsoft, and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and Sweepstakes agencies and promotional partners and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by Participants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a Prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) or participation in this Sweepstakes. Each Prize is offered and provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee by the Sponsor, either express or implied. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on the Prizes (if any) are subject to the manufacturer’s terms therefore, and Winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturer(s) for any such warranty and/or guarantee. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Winner acknowledges that the Released Parties have not and will not obtain or provide insurance of any kind relating to the Prizes. Neither the Administrator, Fandango, Microsoft, or any of their respective parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries are a sponsor or co-sponsor of this Sweepstakes. Each Winner, by acceptance of a Prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and Prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In case of dispute as to the identity of any Participant, entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at time of entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.
 
INDEMNITY: Participants agree to release, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury, bodily injury, death, loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity), costs and expenses (including without limitation, reasonable outside attorney’s fees) arising out of or relating in any way to: (a) your participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes, (b) typographical errors in the Official Rules or any Sweepstakes promotional materials, (c) acceptance or possession, defects in, use, misuse or inability to use an Prize (or any component thereof), (d) any change by any company or any other person providing any of the components of a Prize due to reasons beyond any of the Released Parties’ control or as otherwise permitted hereunder, (e) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Sweepstakes, (f) human error, (g) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any part of the Sweepstakes Entry (including, without limitation, the entry information or any parts thereof), (h) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of the Sweepstakes site or any telephone network, computer online system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or internet service provider utilized by any of the Released Parties or by you, (i) interruption or inability to access the Sweepstakes, any Sweepstakes-related web pages, or any online service via the internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems, (j) any damage to your (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Sweepstakes, (k) any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions, (l) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omissions on the part of any of the Released Parties, or any of their agents or employees, or (m) any other cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the control of any one or more of the Released Parties. Each Winner hereby acknowledges that the Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any Prize or component thereof, including any express or implied warranties provided by any of the Prize suppliers associated with this Sweepstakes  
 
Participants assume all liability for an injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes, use of the Website, or the acceptance, receipt, or use of any Prize or Prize component. Participants further agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees.
 
BINDING ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, Participants agree: (1) any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes or any Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes or any Prize awarded shall be resolved by binding arbitration conducted by JAMS in accordance with JAMS Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures (the “JAMS Rules”); (3) any arbitration shall be heard by one arbitrator to be selected in accordance with the JAMS Rules, in Orange County, California; (4) judgment upon any award rendered may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof; and (5) any award or judgment shall be subject to all limitations and releases set forth in these Official Rules and be limited to actual out of pocket damages, and shall not, in any event, include any punitive, exemplary, consequential or incidental damages, attorneys’ fees or costs of bringing a claim, or any injunctive or other equitable relief. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
 
CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any Participant and the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the state of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of laws rules (whether of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than California. Any action seeking legal or equitable relief arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the courts of the State of California. You hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-convenience or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.
 
WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the Winners (available after February 28, 2021), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: The Monster Energy x Halo Infinite Sweepstakes Winners, PO Box 90130, Nashville, TN 37209, for the Sponsor’s receipt no later than April 30, 2021.
 
SPONSOR: Monster Energy Company, 1 Monster Way, Corona, CA. 92879.
 
Fandango and Microsoft are not sponsors or co-sponsors of this Sweepstakes.  
 
Halo Infinite – ESRB Rating Pending:  May contain content inappropriate for children. Visit www.esrb.org for rating information.
 
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