Nationwide – Dog Dugout Sweepstakes

These are the Official Rules of the Nationwide Dog
Dugout Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”). The Sweepstakes
is sponsored by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
(“Nationwide”), One Nationwide Plaza, Columbus,
Ohio 43215.
This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty
United States and the District of Columbia, except where
prohibited, who: (a) are 18 years of age or have reached
the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at
the time of entry, whichever is greater, and (b) are legally
able to work in the United States. No purchase is
Employees and agents of Nationwide, its affiliates,
subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and
any entity involved in the development, production,
implementation, administration or fulfillment of the
Sweepstakes (all of the foregoing, together with
Nationwide, collectively referred to as “Promotion
Entities”) and their immediate family members and/or
those living in the same household of such persons,
whether related or not, are not eligible to enter the
The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or
administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter,
or Instagram.
Nationwide partnered with Minor League Baseball
(MiLB) to choose one dog to be featured on the logo of
the newly created Nationwide Dog Dugout website on from September 2020 – December 2021.
Fans may enter the Grand prize drawing by entering
their information through the online entry form at
In addition to the Grand prize drawing, for a chance to
win a weekly prize, fans may post a photo of their dog
on social media (Twitter or Instagram) using
#NWDogDugout for a chance to win.
One lucky grand prize winner will be chosen and will
then provide a photo of their dog to have their dog
drawn up in an animated format to be the face of the
Nationwide Dog Dugout logo plus win a prize package.
The animated dog will be featured as the Nationwide
Dog Dugout logo from September 2020 – December
In addition to the grand prize,10 runner ups’ from all
eligible entrants will also be chosen at random to
receive a prize pack.
The Sweepstakes will run from July 20, 2020 at 12:00am
EST to August 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EST (Sweepstakes
To enter the Grand prize drawing, visit the Nationwide
Dog Dugout Sweepstakes website and complete the
fields on the entry form located at https:// A photo of
the dog will not be submitted on the entry form and will
instead be obtained once the winner has been randomly
chosen. All entries in the Prize drawing have an equal
chance of winning. Odds of winning a prize depend on
the number of eligible entries received during the
Sweepstakes Period.
In addition to the Grand prize drawing, for a chance to
win a weekly prize, fans should post a photo of their dog
on social media (Twitter or Instagram) using
#NWDogDugout for a chance to win.
Limit one (1) entry in the Prize drawing, per person
during the Sweepstakes Period. Anyone found to have
submitted multiple entries will be disqualified.
i. Entry constitutes consent to participate in Sweepstakes
and for Nationwide to obtain, use, and transfer the
entrant’s name, address and other details for
Sweepstakes administration purposes. By participating
in the Sweepstakes and/or accepting any prize, Entrants
grant Nationwide permission to use their name,
likenesses, and image along with their pet’s image in
connection with the Sweepstakes for purposes of
advertising, publicity and promotion purposes, without
further compensation to the entrant, unless prohibited by
law. Participants also acknowledge and agree,
acknowledge that (i) with respect to their dog’s likeness,
that Nationwide and the MiLB Entities shall have the
right (subject to applicable law) to incorporate certain
images of their dog into the Dog Dugout National Logo
and use such imagery as incorporated therein; and (ii)
Participant shall have no right of approval of any use of
the Dog Dugout National Logo..
Nationwide will not be responsible for lost, incomplete,
illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, or mutilated entries;
technical or mechanical malfunctions; errors in the
Official Rules, in any related ads or materials; or
processing error. Nationwide reserves the right to void
the entry of any Entrant who it believes has attempted to
tamper with or impair Sweepstakes administration,
security, fairness, or proper play.
Grand Prize Winners and runner ups will be chosen from
all the eligible entrants through random drawings.
Winners will be notified via Email. Weekly drawing
Winners will be chosen from those entrants using the
Drawings for the weekly prizes will take place on
Mondays at 12:00pm EST from July 27, 2020 – August
31, 2020. Drawings for the Grand Prize and 10 Runner
Up Prizes will take place on September 3, 2020. If a
Prize winner is not eligible to win, or if Nationwide is
unable to contact the winner after a reasonable effort, the
prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner may be
selected. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible
entries received.
Prizes will be awarded as follows:
Grand Prize (1 winner)
Illustration of winner’s dog featured in the
Nationwide Dog Dugout logo on
from September 20, 2020 – December 31, 2021
1-Year Bark Box subscription
$500 Gift Card to Petco
Dog featured for one month in Nationwide Pet
Companion newsletter
Nationwide Pet goodie basket with Nationwide
branded items like bandana, frisbee, water
bottle, leash, food scooper and toy
VIP Experience for dog owner at your local
ball park including 4 reserve tickets, $50 food
voucher, $100 team shop gift card throw out
first pitch, and scoreboard recognition at a
game in 2021.
ARV: $1,014
Runner Up Prizes (10 winners)
Goodie basket with Nationwide branded items
like bandana, frisbee, water bottle, leash, food
scooper and toy
$50 Petco gift card
ARV: $100 each ($1,000 Total)
Weekly Prizes (8 winners)
Select MiLB licensed dog apparel like leash,
bandana, and toy, and
$25 Petco gift card
ARV: $50 each ($400 Total)
Weekly prizes will be randomly chosen from social
media entrants using #NWDogDugout. Winners will be
chosen each Monday at noon from July 20, 2020 –
August 31, 2020.
Prizes are non-transferable, and no substitution will be
made except as provided herein at Nationwide’s sole
discretion. Nationwide reserves the right to substitute a
prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated
prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner
is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize
receipt and/or use.
If requested, winners must execute and return an
Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (where
legal) Publicity Release within three days of notification.
Failure to do so may result in disqualification, forfeiture,
or award to alternate winner.
The Sweepstakes is governed by and subject to the laws
of the United States and the state of Ohio without giving
effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof.
All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
Void where prohibited by law. Prize Winner may receive
an IRS 1099 form for the value of their prizes.
Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the
decisions of Nationwide, which are final and binding on
all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Nationwide is not
responsible for any typographical or other errors in the
printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes
or the announcement of the prizes, or for lost, late,
misdirected, damaged, incomplete or illegal entries.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants
agree to release and hold harmless Nationwide,
MiLB, and all MiLB Entities which shall be defined
as the “National Association of Professional Baseball
Leagues, Inc. (“NAPBL”), each NAPBL Club, each
NAPBL League, Professional Baseball Promotion
Corporation, Professional Baseball Umpire Corp.,
Baseball Internet Rights Company LLC, BIRCO
Holding Company LLC, MiLB Enterprises LLC,
MiLB Enterprise Holdings LLC, Minor League
Baseball Charities, each of their subsidiaries or
affiliated entities, any entity which nor or in the future
controls, is controlled by, or is under common control
with NAPBL and the NAPBL Clubs and NAPBL
Leagues, and all officers, directors, employees,
agents, partners, and members of those entities”,
from and against any claim or cause of action arising
out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or
use of any prize.
Nationwide reserves the right to cancel, suspend,
and/or modify the Contest if any problem
corrupts the administration, security, or proper
play of the Contest.
Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating
in this Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees that any and all
disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and
all claims and causes of action arising out of or
connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded,
or the determination of winner shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action.
Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will
Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby
waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or
consequential damages, or any other damages, including
attorneys’ fees, and Entrant further waives all rights to
have damages multiplied or increased.
By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to Nationwide’s
use of your personal information, as described in the
Nationwide Privacy Policy, located at
For a list of Prize winners, send a stamped, self-
addressed envelope to: Nationwide Dog Dugout
Sweepstakes Request, Nationwide, Marketing
Department, One Nationwide Plaza, MC 1-25-401,
Columbus, Ohio 43215.
No purchase is necessary. Sweepstakes begins on
7/20/20 at 12:00am and ends on 8/31/20 11:59pm.
Sweepstakes open to legal residents of U.S. and except
where prohibited by law, who are at least 18. Official
Rules located at