Papa John’s – Epic Stuffs – Win one “Stuffed” chair
Papa John’s International, Inc. “Epic Stuffs” Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: Papa John’s International, Inc. “Epic Stuffs” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only
to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18)
years old at the time of entry. Employees of Papa John’s International, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Merkle Inc.
(“Administrator”), and their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse,
parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The
Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where
prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and
Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the
Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
2. Sponsor: Papa John’s International, Inc., 2002 Papa John’s International, Inc. Blvd, Louisville, KY
40299. Administrator: Merkle Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on January 25, 2021 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”), ends on
February 14, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”), consists of three (3) weekly entry periods
(each a “Weekly Entry Period”) as well as a grand prize entry period (“Grand Prize Entry Period”) that
coincides with the Promotion Period, as set forth below.
Start Date (at 12:00
End Date (at 11:59
Week 1 January 25, 2021 January 31, 2021 February 15, 2021
Week 2 February 1, 2021 February 7, 2021 February 15, 2021
Week 3 February 8, 2021 February 14, 2021 February 15, 2021
Grand Prize January 25, 2021 February 14, 2021 February 15, 2021
Twitter/Instagram’s servers are the official time-keeping devices for the Sweepstakes.
4. How to Enter:
Participation Requirements: To participate, you will need to have a TikTok, Twitter and/or
Instagram account (each a “Social Account”). Creating each Social Account is free but is subject
to the applicable terms and conditions (https://www.tiktok.com/legal/terms-of-use?lang=en),
(http://twitter.com/tos) or (http://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/#). Posting on Instagram
requires a mobile device and therefore message and data rates may apply. If entering via a
mobile device and using your wireless carrier’s network, standard data charges from your
wireless carrier may apply.
Entry Requirements: During the Promotion Period, take the following actions to receive one (1)
Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing and one (1) Sweepstakes
entry into the Grand Prize Entry Period drawing:
(1) Follow @papajohns on TikTok/Twitter/Instagram;
(3) tweet/post a video of yourself “doing epic stuff,” such as a dunk shot, block, throwing a piece
of paper into the trashcan from afar, and include the hashtags #epicstuffs and #sweepstakes in
the initial Tweet/caption (if you enter on TikTok, you may use the Music Clip );
(3) Your account settings must remain public during the Promotion Period and until the prizes are
awarded (as described in Section 6);
(4) You must not change your TikTok, Instagram or Twitter handle during the Promotion Period
and until the prizes are awarded (as described in Section 6); and
(5) Video must be no longer than thirty (30) seconds.
Only videos on TikTok may use the Music Clip. Use of the Music Clip will not improve your chances of
winning. If a video includes any other music, it will be disqualified.
Your Tweet/Post need not include any reference, positive or negative, to Sponsor’s products or services.
Including a reference/image in your social post will not improve your chances of winning.
Retweets, Instagram stories, and Instagram posts where the hashtag is included in a comment rather
than the caption of the original post will not be deemed entries.
Content Restrictions for your Social Sweepstakes Entry:
Your Tweet/Post must be your original work;
Your Tweet/Post must not convey any claims of Sponsor’s products or services that
would be deemed unsubstantiated or deceptive if made by Sponsor;
You must have permission to include the names or likenesses of other individuals and to
grant the rights set forth herein. You should only include minors in your Tweet/Post if
they are your children/wards. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such
permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor;
Your Tweet/Post must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights and
therefore may not include logos, music tracks, trademarks or any other intellectual
property other than those of the Sponsor;
Your Tweet/Post must not make references to or include: alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco,
or firearms/weapons, any activities that are or appear to be dangerous, or any political
Your Tweet/Post may not be indecent, obscene, sexually explicit, hateful, promotes
bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes
discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation,
or age; and
Your Tweet/Post may not be tortious, defamatory, libelous, disparage Sponsor or any
other person or party, or contain material that is unlawful in any way.
By Tweeting/posting content that conforms to all of the above requirements, you will receive one (1)
Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing and one (1) Sweepstakes entry into
the Grand Prize Entry Period drawing. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify any post that it finds
unlawful, or in violation of these Official Rules.
Entry Limit: You may enter one (1) time per day during the Promotion Period. You / multiple entrants are
not permitted to share the same Twitter/Instagram account. Any attempt by you or any entrant to obtain
more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different Twitter/Instagram accounts, identities,
registrations and logins, or any other methods will void your entries / the applicable entrant’s entries and
you / the applicable entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited
and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account
holder of the Twitter/Instagram account used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. 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 used to create the
Twitter/Instagram account. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized
account holder. Released Parties (as defined in Section 8, below) are not responsible for lost, late,
unreceived, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected Submissions or
failure to receive Submissions due to limitation of third-party social network platforms all of which will be
5. Sponsor’s Use of Social Post Content: Tweeting/Posting a Submission constitutes entrant’s consent
to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify,
publish, create derivative works from, and display such submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide
basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later
developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any
documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights
entrant is granting to use the Submission.
6. Drawings: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the
administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners are final and
binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select the potential
Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period, on or
around the date listed above in Section 3. Administrator will randomly select the potential Sweepstakes
Weekly First and Second Prize winners from all eligible entries received during the applicable Weekly
Entry Period, on or around the dates listed above in Section 3. Non-winning entries from Weekly Entry
Period 1 will carry forward to the Weekly Entry Period 2 random drawing. Non-winning entries from
Weekly Entry Period 2 will carry forward to the Weekly Entry Period 3 random drawing. Each potential
winner will be notified by @papajohns through the social channel used to enter and will be directed to a
secure online claim form and asked to provide his/her name, email address, mailing address and date of
birth to confirm eligibility and for prize fulfillment purposes within five (5) days of the date notice or
attempted notice is sent into order to claim the prize. The potential Sweepstakes Grand Prize winner (or
parent/legal guardian if winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) will be required to sign and return a
Declaration of Compliance, Liability Waiver and, where not prohibited, a Publicity Release (“Declaration”)
which must be received by Administrator within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent,
in order to claim the prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return
the Declaration or provide any other requested information, within the required time period (as
applicable), or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits his/her/their prize.
Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential
winner forfeits the prize or is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an
alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate
drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.
ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: Winner will receive one (1) “Stuffed” chair. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of
chair: $32,500.00. TAX GROSS UP PAYMENT: Sponsor will also provide winner a single cash payment
in the form of a corporate check, which is intended to assist the winner with any federal, state, or other tax
obligations related to the Grand Prize (the “Tax Gross-Up Payment”). The Tax Gross-Up Payment will be
$7,500.00. The Grand Prize winner’s actual tax liabilities related to the Grand Prize could exceed
the Tax Gross-Up Payment. The Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for all applicable
federal, state, or other tax obligations related to the Grand Prize. Total ARV of Grand Prize:
$40,000.00. Sponsor will not provide any further assistance toward the winner’s tax obligations.
NINE (9) WEEKLY FIRST PRIZES (three (3) prizes awarded for each Weekly Entry Period): Each winner
will receive one (1) $50.00 Papa John’s International, Inc. gift card, terms and conditions apply. ARV:
SIX (6) WEEKLY SECOND PRIZES (two (2) prizes awarded for each Weekly Entry Period): Each winner
will receive one (1) Papa John’s International, Inc. branded sleeping bag. ARV: $55.00.
For All Prizes: 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 prize for one of equal or greater
value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all
taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning the Sweepstakes Grand Prize
depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Odds of winning a
Sweepstakes Weekly First or Second Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received for the
applicable Weekly Entry Period. Limit: one (1) Grand Prize and one (1) Weekly First or Second Prize per
person. Total ARV of all prizes: $40,780.00. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the
conclusion of the Sweepstakes.
8. Release: By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator,
Twitter, Inc., Instagram, Inc., TikTok Inc., and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers,
distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent
companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the
“Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal
injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or
use or misuse of any prize.
9. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each winner’s consent
to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, prize information, likeness, Submission, photograph
(including, without limitation, winner’s Twitter/Instagram profile photo), voice, opinions and/or hometown
and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
10. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes,
if any fraud, technical failures, human error, or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning
of the Sweepstakes, or any event or cause beyond Sponsor’s control (e.g. events such as natural
calamities, national emergencies, wide spread illnesses, declarations of war, acts of God, acts of
terrorism) interferes with any aspect of the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to fulfillment of the
prize(s), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion,
may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of
discontinuance and may modify the prizes offered herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of
the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an
unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the
legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an
attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent
permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a
waiver of that provision.
11. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate
information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming
associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited
to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3)
unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or
human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5)
late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which
may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or
receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been
erroneously deleted, lost, not received, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is
another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be
awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more
than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed,
Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all
legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
12. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes
of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court
for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in
Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-
pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event
attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant
hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other
damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied
or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and
enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in
connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of
the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the
State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any
jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
13. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject Sponsor’s Privacy
14. Winner List: For a winner list, visit https://bit.ly/38ATr1A. The winner list will be posted after winner
confirmation is complete.
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This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter,
Inc./Instagram, Inc./TikTok Inc.