Nationwide – New Best Fur Friend – Win Sweepstakes during each Sweepstakes Period
OFFICIAL RULES – Nationwide® New Best Fur Friend Sweepstakes
These are the Official Rules of the Nationwide New Best
Fur Friend Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”).
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR
WIN THE SWEEPSTAKES. MAKING A
PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE THE ODDS
Sponsor: Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, P.O.
Box 2488, Brea, CA 92822.
Subject to exceptions noted below, these Sweepstakes
are open to legal residents of the 50 United States,
including the District of Columbia, and are 18 years of
age or older at the time of entry. Employees (and their
immediate families or those living in the same
household) of Nationwide (as identified below), and
their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, parent
and related companies, suppliers, printers and
advertising, promotional and judging agencies are not
eligible to enter or win. Each separate Sweepstakes will
run weekly starting July 1, 2020 through August 31,
2020. The weekly Sweepstakes Periods are as follow:
Week 1: 07/01/2020 – 07/07/2020
Week 2: 07/08/2020 – 07/14/2020
Week 3: 07/15/2020 – 07/21/2020
Week 4: 07/22/2020 – 07/28/2020
Week 5: 07/29/2020 – 08/04/2020
Week 6: 08/05/2020 – 08/11/2020
Week 7: 08/12/2020 – 08/18/2020
Week 8: 08/19/2020 – 08/25/2020
Week 9: 08/26/2020 – 08/31/2020
Void where prohibited or restricted by law and not
available to residents of Georgia or Maine.
Limit: Seven (7) Grand Prize winners (as defined
below) per each Sweepstakes Period. See PRIZE
CONDITIONS for more details.
HOW TO ENTER
The Sweepstakes Periods begin July 1, 2020 and end on
August 31, 2020. (See ELIGIBILITY)
To enter complete one of the following options:
1. To enter, visit
https://www.petinsurance.com/NewBFF during the
Sweepstakes Periods and send a New BFF eCard to
yourself. You must provide your email address and
complete the eCard process to be eligible to enter.
Providing the email address of a friend is optional. By
confirming your email address, you are agreeing to the
contest rules. No purchase necessary. Limit one (1)
entry per person per day. Entries are valid only for the
particular Sweepstakes Period entered.
2. ALTERNATE METHOD OF ENTRY: You may
enter by filling out an online entry form found at
You must provide a valid email address and state of
residency. No purchase necessary. Limit one entry per
person per day.
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
Entry constitutes consent to participate in that particular
Sweepstakes Period 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 and all winners grant Nationwide
permission to use their name, likenesses, and image in
connection with the Sweepstakes for purposes of
advertising, publicity and promotion purposes, without
further compensation to the entrant, unless prohibited by
Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the
stated number of entries by using multiple/different
email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or
any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and
that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated
program to enter will result in disqualification. Sponsor
is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid,
unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be
disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any online
entry, the authorized account holder of the email
address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant.
Potential winners may be required to show proof of
being the authorized account holder. The “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. By entering and participating in this
Sweepstakes, entrants and winners, including Gifted
Prize recipients, consent (except where prohibited by
law) to the reasonable use by Nationwide of the
winners’ and entrants’ photograph, voice, likeness
and/or image, hometown address, contents of the entry
form and the name and age of the winners and entrants
without any further compensation for any future
promotional activity related to this Sweepstakes entry.
A drawing will be held within 6 days after the end of
each Sweepstake Period listed below:
Week 1: 07/01/2020- 07/07/2020. Drawing will be held
no later than 07/14/2020.
Week 2: 07/08/2020- 07/14/2020. Drawing will be held
no later than 07/21/2020.
Week 3: 07/15/2020- 07/21/2020. Drawing will be held
no later than 07/28/2020.
Week 4: 07/22/2020- 07/28/2020. Drawing will be held
no later than 08/04/2020.
Week 5: 07/29/2020- 08/04/2020. Drawing will be held
no later than 08/11/2020.
Week 6: 08/05/2020- 08/11/2020. Drawing will be held
no later than 08/18/2020.
Week 7: 08/12/2020- 08/18/2020. Drawing will be held
no later than 08/25/2020.
Week 8: 08/19/2020-08/25/2020. Drawing will be held
no later than 09/01/2020.
Week 9: 08/26/2020-08/31/2020. Drawing will be held
no later than 09/07/2020.
During the Sweepstakes Periods, seven (7) Grand Prize
winners will be selected in a random drawing for each
Sweepstakes occurring during each of the nine (9)
Sweepstakes Periods listed above by officials selected
by Nationwide, whose decisions are final and binding
in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
Limit: One (1) Grand Prize per person. Entrant is only
eligible to win one (1) Sweepstakes out of the nine (9)
individual Sweepstakes offered. The winner will be
notified by e-mail within 15 days from each weekly
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.
There will be seven (7) Grand Prize winners for each of
the weekly Sweepstakes during each Sweepstakes
Period. Each Grand Prize consists of one (1) $500
Amazon gift card. The Grand Prize winners will have the
option to receive gift cards in the form of an emailed e-
APPROXIMATE ARV OF GRAND PRIZES: $3,500
You must be 18 years of age or older at the time of
entry to be eligible to win. No substitution for any prize
will be permitted. If necessary due to unavailability of
the Grand Prize, a prize of equal or greater value will be
awarded at the discretion of the Nationwide.
If Nationwide cannot contact the winner after three
attempts, if a Grand Prize notification is returned to
Nationwide as undeliverable, or if an entrant or winner
is found to be ineligible or declines acceptance of the
designated prize for any reason, the prize will be
forfeited, and a new winner may be selected.
Note: Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the
same email address.
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 The
Grand Prize winners will be responsible for all other fees
and expenses associated with any part of the prize. All
federal, state, and local tax liabilities are the sole
responsibility of the Grand Prize winners. All winners
may receive an IRS 1099 form for the value of their
prizes. No transfer, substitution, or cash equivalent for
the Grand Prize is permitted, except by Sponsor in its
All winners will be required to complete and return
certain tax forms (an IRS W-9. Request for Taxpayer
Identification Number and Certification). We reserve the
right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value
if the designated Grand Prize should become unavailable
for any reason.
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.
RISK OF LOSS
Nationwide is not responsible if any Prize is lost, stolen
or destroyed or gift card balance or any part of the Prize
is used without permission.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
Nationwide is not responsible for any incorrect or
inaccurate entry information, theft, tampering,
destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of
entries; printing or other errors; and any entries or mail
which are late, lost, delayed, incomplete, misdirected,
stolen, mutilated, illegible, postage due or any
combination of the above. Nationwide reserves the right
to modify, suspend or terminate these Sweepstakes in
the event that it becomes necessary due to
circumstances beyond Nationwide’s control. In the
event the Sweepstakes is terminated early, a winner
may be selected from all eligible entries received at the
time of termination.
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.
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.
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 the 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. Nationwide reserves the right to modify, suspend
or terminate the Sweepstakes if it becomes necessary due
to circumstances beyond Nationwide’s control. In the
event the Sweepstakes is terminated early, a winner will
be selected from all eligible entries received at the time
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. All issues
and questions rights and obligations of Entrant in
connection with this Sweepstakes shall be governed by,
and construed in accordance with, the
state of Ohio, without giving effect to the conflict of laws
RELEASE OF LIABILITY
By entering and participating in any of the Sweepstakes
during the Sweepstakes Periods, all winners and entrants
agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless
Nationwide, and each of its respective affiliates,
subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their officers,
directors, employees, representatives and agents from
and against any claims made by the winner, entrants or
any other third parties related in any way to the operation
of these Sweepstakes, as well as any other claims,
damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or
losses (whether alleged, threatened, or actual) to any
person (including death) or property of any kind
resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from
acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or
participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity or
participation in these Sweepstakes.
By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to Nationwide’s
use of your personal information, as described in the
For an Official Winners List (available 30 days after
contest end date) or a copy of these Official Rules, send
a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Nationwide, 2020
NEW BEST FUR FRIEND WINNERS – or – OFFICIAL
RULES (please specify), c/o Marketing Nationwide,
P.O. Box 2488, Brea, CA 92822.
These Sweepstakes are in no way sponsored, endorsed
or administered by, or associated with Amazon.