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PEPSI® “GAME DAY TASTES BETTER” SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on 9/14/20 at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on 10/11/20 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET “Sweepstakes Period”). The Administrator’s computer is the Sweepstakes official clock.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are legal residents of the United States, residing in AL, AR, FL, LA, MS or TN who are 18 years of age or older (19 in AL) at the time of entry. Employees, contractors, directors, and officers of participating retailers, PepsiCo, Inc. and its bottlers and Pepsi-Cola Company (“Sponsor”); and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, printers, distributors, retailers and advertising, promotional and judging agencies (collectively, “Sponsor and Promotion Parties”) and immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, and/or “step”) of each and those living in their same households (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Sweepstakes) are not eligible to participate or win.
HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: During the Sweepstakes Period, there are two (2) ways to enter:
Purchase/Text Message Entry: An entrant may, during the Sweepstakes Period, purchase any two (2) Pepsi® brand 20 oz. bottles in one purchase at participating retailers (“Qualifying Purchase”), while supplies last, keep your Qualifying Purchase store-identified receipt and take a digital picture of the receipt. Using an SMS-enabled mobile device, an entrant must text SIDELINE to 99888 and follow instructions to upload an image of your receipt image to be entered into the Sweepstakes. All Entries must be received by Sponsor or its authorized designee by 11:59:59 PM ET on 10/3/20. A Qualifying Purchase receipt image may only be used once. NOTE: Proof of text message submission does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt of the text message.
IMPORTANT: Message and data rates may apply for each text message sent or received. Not all mobile telephone providers carry the service necessary to participate in this Sweepstakes. Entrants should consult their wireless provider’s pricing plans. Consent not a condition of purchase. By participating, entrant may send/receive approximately three (3) text messages to complete an entry. An entrant may, at any time, choose to stop participating in this Sweepstakes by sending an opt-out text message stating “STOP” plus the Keyword to the phone number above. If an entrant sends an opt-out text message, he/she will be sent a reply text message, which will confirm that he/she has been unsubscribed and will receive no further text messages. Each Text Message Entry must be manually key-stroked/entered by the entrant.
Internet Entry: Visit www.pepsipromos.com/sideline and follow the on-screen instructions to properly complete and submit an online entry.
Limit one (1) entry per day, per person. A “day” is defined as a twenty-four (24) hour time period beginning at 12:00:00 a.m. (midnight) ET and ending at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. The time clock of the Sweepstakes administrator is the official clock for this Sweepstakes.
Grand Prizes: Twenty-five (25) Grand Prizes will be awarded, each consisting of one (1) $100 Fanatics.com gift card. Actual Retail Value (“ARV”): $100.
First Prizes: Twenty (20) First Prizes will be awarded, each consisting of one (1) $75 NFLShop.com gift card. ARV: $75.
Second Prizes: One Hundred (100) Second Prizes will be awarded, each consisting of one (1) $10 Pizza Hut gift card. ARV: $10.
DRAWING: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Drawing will occur on or about 10/12/20 and will be conducted by an independent judging organization, whose decisions shall be final and binding. All prizes will be awarded.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by text, phone, mail and/or email at the text, phone, mail and/or email address provided upon entry, within three (3) days of the drawing. If a potential prize winner is notified by text, email or phone, he/she will be required to respond within seventy-two (72) hours or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Sponsor is not responsible for suspended or discontinued wireless service which may result in a potential winner not receiving initial prize notification. Once a potential winner notification is confirmed to Sponsor, the potential prize winner may be sent an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (where permitted by law) to be signed and returned within the number of days indicated on the Affidavit. In the event (i) the attempted notification is returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address; (ii) a telephone, email or text message notification is not confirmed to Sponsor within seventy-two (72) hours; (iii) any required documents are not returned within the required number of days; or (iv) if winner is otherwise unable to attend an event when specified or accept the prize as stated, prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Allow one (1) to two (2) weeks for delivery of prizes following notification. Prizes will only be delivered to an address in AL, AR, FL, LA, MS or TN.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor and Promotion Parties assume no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or land line phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor, such as by way of example and not by way of limitation, in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment, and Sponsor shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may modify and amend these Official Rules as they may appear online from time to time during the Promotion for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, performance or safety of any prize awarded.
WINNERS RELEASES: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants release the Released Parties from and against any and all demands, liabilities (determined by verdict, judgment or good faith settlement of a claim), damages, causes of action (including pre-lawsuit court orders), costs, losses, claims and expenses associated therewith (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and disbursements) of defending a claim of liability (whether valid or invalid) made by or incurred in connection with submitting a play or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership or use of any prize awarded, or while preparing for, participating in or traveling to or from any prize-related activity or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of any prize. The winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to their prize after it has been delivered. The Release Parties make no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize; except for any express manufacturer’s warranty as may be included with the prize. Except where prohibited by law, winner grants to Sponsor the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide in any media now known or hereinafter known, the winner’s name, address, voice, statement, picture or other likeness, without additional compensation, for public relations, advertising and promotional purposes as may be determined by Sponsor.
CONDUCT: By participating in this Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor that shall be final and binding in all respects. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the play process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER OR PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND ITS AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
WINNERS LIST: For the names of the prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope postmarked by 11/13/20 to: Pepsi Game Day Tastes Better Sweepstakes Winner’s List, P.O. Box 941459, Maitland, FL 32794-1459.
SPONSOR: Pepsi-Cola Company, 7380 W. Sand Lake Rd., #230, Orlando, FL 32819.
PEPSI is a registered trademark of PepsiCo, Inc.