Pepsi-Cola Mtn Dew – Nba All-Star 2022 Weekend Sweepstakes

OFFICIAL RULES

OFFICIAL RULES
Official Rules
Terms & Conditions
No Purchase Necessary To Participate Or Win.

Purchasing Will Not Increase Your Chances Of Winning.

This Sweepstakes may be modified, canceled or postponed by Sponsor at any time in its sole discretion due to pandemic (e.g., Coronavirus/COVID-19).

ELIGIBILITY: The MTN DEW® NBA All-Star 2022 Weekend Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to individuals who are legal residents (natural persons only) and physically located in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (or of the legal age of majority in their state of residence, whichever is older) at the time of entry (each, an “Entrant”). Employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of Pepsi-Cola Company (“Sponsor”), NBA Properties, Inc., NBA Media Ventures, LLC, the National Basketball Association (“NBA”) and its member teams (collectively, the “NBA Entities”), 2K Games, Inc. and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies teamDigital Promotions, Inc. (“Administrator”), and any and all other companies/prizing partners associated with the Sweepstakes (collectively, “Released Parties”), and the immediate family members (parent, spouse, sibling or child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win a prize. This Sweepstakes is subject to these official rules (“Official Rules”) and all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on 9/10/21 at 12:00:00 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on 10/19/21 at 11:59:59 PM ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes will consist of five (5) Weekly Entry Periods (“Entry Periods”) outlined below.

Entry Periods

Entry Period Dates/Times

(all Entry Periods start at 12:00:01AM ET and end at 11:59:59PM ET on the specified start and end dates, with the exception of 9/10/21 which will start at 12:00:00PM ET)

Entry Period Winner Selection Dates

Entry Period 1

9/10/21-9/18/21

9/24/21

Entry Period 2

9/19/21-9/25/21

10/1/21

Entry Period 3

9/26/21-10/2/21

10/8/21

Entry Period 4

10/3/21-10/9/21

10/15/21

Entry Period 5

10/10/21-10/19/21

10/29/21

HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES: During the Sweepstakes Period visit dew2ksweeps.com (the “Website”), click on the applicable Sweepstakes banners, buttons and/or links to access the Sweepstakes registration page, provide your email address, click go and then fully complete and submit the online entry form provided (on first visit to the Website only) for the Sweepstakes to receive one (1) entry in the Grand Prize Drawing and one (1) entry into the applicable Entry Period drawing.  Limit one (1) Grand Prize entry and one (1) Entry Period entry per person and per e-mail address per day, regardless of the number of email addresses used. In the case of multiple entries from any one (1) person or email address in a given day, only the first entry received will be accepted and all subsequent entry attempts from such person will be void. For the purpose of the Sweepstakes, a day is defined as the 24-hour period beginning at 12:00:00 AM ET and ending at 11:59:59 PM ET, with the exception of the first day of the Sweepstakes (9/10/21) which will begin at 12:00:00 PM ET and end at 11:59:59 PM ET. 

The use of script, macro or automated devices (or any other devices intended to automate any aspect of participation) to participate/enter is prohibited. Any attempt to use multiple names or email accounts or other tactics to register or enter more than the stated limits may result in the disqualification by the Sponsor from the Sweepstakes and all associated registrations, and entries will be void. Registrations, and sweepstakes entries, generated by script, macro or other automated means or with the intent to subvert the registration, or entry process will be void.

By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by the Sponsor by telephone and/or e-mail for Sweepstakes purposes only. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, late, delayed, inaccurate, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled entries, email, or failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems; lost entries, prize claims or transmissions; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, or communication; interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), cable, satellite or other connections including those through and/or by any website; miscommunications, failed computer hardware or software or technical failures; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed e-mail notifications; garbled, misrouted, jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, telephone, electronic, mail or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, or downloading of materials from or use of the website, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, or the announcement of the prizes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor, believes has attempted to tamper with, corrupt, or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes or who is otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. The use of automated entry or similar devices to participate or subvert the entry process is prohibited and all entries through such devices are void. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any entrant, such entrant will be deemed, as the “authorized account holder” of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules.  “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., a business, educational institution, etc.) which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Proof (to Sponsor’s satisfaction) of being the authorized account holder may be required by Sponsor.

USE OF ENTRANT INFORMATION AND SWEEPSTAKES COMMUNICATIONS:

As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant gives consent for Sponsor to obtain and deliver his or her name, address and other information to third parties for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes and to comply with applicable laws, regulations and rules.  Any information Entrants provide to Sponsor may be used to communicate with Entrant in relation to this Sweepstakes or on a Sweepstakes winners list.   The information provided by Entrants will be used pursuant to the Pepsi-Cola Company’s privacy policy available at: https://policy.pepsico.com/privacy.htm.  

Entrants will be given the option to receive further communication (i.e., e-mails, specific offers, etc.) from Sponsor, NBA, and/or 2K Games, Inc.; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon Entrant’s consent to receive such e-mails. Opting-in to receive further communication from Sponsor, NBA, and/or 2K Games, Inc. does not improve Entrant’s chances of winning. Entrants may opt-out of marketing communications at any time.

WINNER DETERMINATION/ODDS OF WINNING:

Grand Prize Drawing: One (1) potential winner of the Sweepstakes Grand Prize (defined below) will be selected in an individual random drawing on or about 10/28/21 from among all eligible Grand Prize Drawing entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend on the total number of eligible Grand Prize Drawing entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period.

Entry Period Prize Drawings: For each Entry Period listed above, five (5) Weekly First Prize, eighty-eight (88) Weekly Second Prize and one hundred ten (110) Weekly Third Prize potential prize winners will be selected in an individual random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period. Entries received during each Entry Period will not carry forward to subsequent Entry Periods, however, all eligible entries received, winning and non-winning will be included in the Grand Prize drawing. Odds of winning a Weekly Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing. Limit one (1) Weekly Prize per person, per household, and per valid email address. Drawings will be conducted in accordance with the Weekly Entry Periods outlined above, beginning and ending on the specified start and end dates.

All drawings will be conducted by Administrator, an independent judging organization. The decisions of Sponsor will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Administrator will contact the potential Grand Prize winner via phone and/or email on or about 10/29/21 notifying the Entrant of their potential winning status and to confirm if the Entrant agrees to accept the Prize. The potential Grand Prize winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release within seven (7) days of date of issuance of notification. The potential Weekly Prize winners will be notified via email, phone, or mail. In the event that any selected potential prize winner does not return the required documents within the stated time frame, declines a prize, is not eligible to accept a prize, does not comply with the terms of these Official Rules, or is not available for any reason when notified, their prize may be forfeited and Sponsor, at its sole discretion and time permitting, may randomly select an alternate potential Prize winner from among all remaining eligible entries for the drawing at issue.

PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize:  A 4-day/3-night trip for winner and one (1) guest to NBA All-Star 2022, scheduled to take place in Cleveland, OH between February 18, 2022 and February 21, 2022 consisting of round-trip coach air transportation from major airport near to the winner’s residence in the U.S., standard double-occupancy hotel accommodations, $750 awarded in the form of a check which can be used toward ground transportation and spending money (winner only), one (1) NBA All-Star 2022 gift bag for winner, and a NBA All-Star 2022 ticket package which will include two (2) tickets to each of the following events: Ruffles NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, State Farm All-Star Saturday Night (including MTN DEW 3-Point Contest), and NBA All-Star 2022 Game. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize Trip=$6,050.

Trip Conditions: Sponsor is not responsible for any delayed, cancelled or reschedule games or events.  Actual prize value will vary depending on the respective winner’s city of departure.  Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in place of air transportation if winner lives within a reasonable driving distance of respective venue as determined by Sponsor, and to award no additional compensation or substitution for the difference in prize value.  Travel and hotel arrangements determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Trip must be taken on dates and times designated by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Sponsor reserves right to change dates.  Winner and their guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18) unless child or legal ward of applicable winner.  Winner and their guest are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents, including passports and visas (if applicable) prior to travel. The Grand Prize winners’ guest will be required to sign and return a Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release within five (5) days of date of issuance of notification. If the potential Guest is a minor child or legal ward of the Grand Prize winner, the Grand Prize winner will be required to execute the Liability Release and Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law) on his/her Child’s behalf.  In the event that the Grand Prize winner or his/her guest are unable to obtain the necessary travel documents prior to trip departure date the respective Sweepstakes Prize winner in question will forfeit the respective trip in its entirety and the Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner. If any event is canceled or postponed for any reason, travel prize may be substituted with something of comparable or greater value as determined solely by Sponsor.  Winner and their guest must comply with arena rules and regulations.  Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of applicable prize element.  Exact seat locations at the designated events to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Certain travel restrictions may apply.

Note: Grand Prize winner and his/her guest irrevocably waives all claims against the Released Parties and agrees that the Released Parties will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes, the prizes awarded, personal injury, or wrongful death, a potentially heightened risk of exposure to communicable diseases, viruses, bacteria or illnesses (including, without limitation, COVID-19) and the causes thereof, and sickness arising as a result of the Grand Prize winner participating in the Sweepstakes and related activities, wherever, whenever or however the same may occur.  Grand Prize winner fully understands that (a) the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and any resulting disease (together with any mutation, adaptation or variation thereof, “COVID-19”) is extremely contagious and there is an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 in any place where people are or have been present; (b) no precautions, including the protocols that will be implemented from time to time by NBA or the respective track (collectively, the “Protocols”), can eliminate the risk of exposure to COVID-19; (c) while people of all ages and health conditions have been adversely affected by COVID-19, certain people have been identified by public health authorities as having greater risk based on age and/or underlying medical conditions; and (d) exposure to COVID-19 can result in being subject to quarantine requirements, illness, disability, other short-term and long-term health effects, and/or death, regardless of age or health condition. 

Twenty-Five (25) Weekly First Prizes/Five (5) First Prizes Awarded Per Entry Period:  One (1) Official MTN DEW X Zach LaVine Hoodie (Size Large). ARV=$65

Four Hundred Forty (440) WEEKLY SECOND PRIZES/Eighty-Eight (88) Second Prizes Awarded Per Entry Period:  One (1) NBA 2K22 Standard Edition Digital Game download code. ARV= Up to $70

Five Hundred Fifty (550) Weekly Third Prizes/One hundred ten (110) Third Prizes Awarded Per Entry Period:  One (1) NBA 2k22 MyTEAM Content digital code. ARV=Up to $7.

Weekly Prize Conditions: Prizes are awarded “as is” without any warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Merchandise sizing, (if applicable) may be designated by Sponsor. Prize images are for illustrative purposes only. Actual prizes may vary. In the event that any merchandise is not available, the Sponsor reserves the right to replace the merchandise with a prize with a comparable or greater value at their sole discretion. The Sponsor is not responsible for and will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen prize(s) or any prize that is undeliverable or does not reach the winner because of an incorrect or changed address. If a winner does not accept or use the entire prize, the unaccepted or unused part of the prize will be forfeited, and the Sponsor will have no further obligation with respect to that prize or portion of the prize.  No more than the stated prizes will be awarded. The Released Parties are not responsible for and winner will not receive the difference, in any, between the actual value of the prize(s) at the time of award and the stated ARV in these Official Rules or in any Sweepstakes-related correspondence or material.  Gift Codes are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by Gift Code issuer. NBA 2K22 Standard Edition Digital Game Download codes are available for PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, Xbox Series X®, Xbox One®, Nintendo Switch™ or PC. NBA 2K22 Standard Edition Digital Game download codes console selection will be at Administrator’s discretion unless otherwise noted.

Total ARV of all prizes: $41,025.

MISCELLANEOUS: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prizes (or portion thereof) permitted except by Sponsor who may substitute a prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of approximately comparable or greater value at their sole and absolute discretion.  All federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes) and all other costs and expenses associated with acceptance and use of a prize not specified herein as being awarded, including but not limited to ground transportation, meals, souvenirs, hotel incidentals and gratuities are the winner’s sole responsibility. By participating, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and agrees that (1) Released Parties and their designees and assigns may use (unless prohibited by law) such Entrant’s name, voice, city/state of residence, biographical information, photograph, and/or other visual likeness for advertising and/or trade purposes and/or for TV or radio broadcasts and/or for any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known worldwide in perpetuity without further compensation, permission or notification; and (2) Released Parties and each of their respective designees and assigns shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damage to personal or real property, to entrant or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, any travel and/or activities related thereto and/or participation in this Sweepstakes.  Sponsor reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes including but not limited to war, strikes, health crisis, epidemic, pandemic, civil disturbances, work stoppage, and/or acts of God, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) and, in the event of termination, at its discretion, select the winner(s) for the drawing(s) at issue from those eligible, non-suspect entries received for the applicable drawing(s) prior to the event leading to such termination.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any person and void all associated entries of any person who they believe has tampered with the entry process, or any other component of this Sweepstakes, whose conduct or actions affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, or who is in violation of these Official Rules.

ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that: 1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office in New York, NY; 2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and 3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES IN ANY WAY, OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS WILL DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT AND RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW.

WINNERS’ NAMES: For the Sweepstakes winners’ names, visit winners.teamdigital.com/NBADew no later than 12/30/21.

Sponsor: Pepsi-Cola Company, 1111 Westchester Ave., White Plains, NY 10604.

Administrator: teamDigital, Promotions, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd., Bethel, CT 06801/www.teamdigital.com.

The use of any non-Sponsor trademarks, service marks, logos, or other marks in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize is not meant by Sponsor to imply the endorsement of the respective owner(s) of such marks, or any affiliation of the respective owner(s) of such marks with Sweepstakes advertisements or the Sweepstakes.

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No Purchase Necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited. Ends 10/19/21. See Official Rules and Offer Terms for complete details. Prize images are for illustrative purposes only. Actual prizes may vary. The use of any non-Sponsor trademarks, service marks, logos, or other marks in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize is not meant by Sponsor to imply the endorsement of the respective owner(s) of such marks, or any affiliation of the respective owner(s) of such marks with Sweepstakes advertisements or the Sweepstakes.

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