Pernod Ricard USA – Absolut Vodka Hey Vina Best Festival Friend – Win a VIP Experience for two (2) (winner and one (1) guest age 21 or older) at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio

Absolut® Vodka Hey! Vina Best Festival
Friend Sweepstakes





Name:  Absolut® Vodka Hey! Vina Best Festival Friend Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).


Dates: Registration begins
at 12:00:01am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 4/3/2023,
and ends at 11:59:59pm ET on 4/16/2023
(the “Registration Period”).  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable
federal, state and local laws and regulations. 
Void outside the (50) United States and D.C., and wherever restricted or
prohibited by law.


Eligibility – Who May
Enter:  Each individual entering the Sweepstakes
(each, an “Entrant”), at the time of entry: (a) must be a legal resident of the
United States or D.C; (b) must be 21 years or older; (c) must have a valid U.S.
driver’s license or government issued photo identification; (d) must have
access to the internet in order to enter; (e) may not be, or at any time since January
1, 2023, have been, an employee, officer, director, member, shareholder, or agent
of Million Dollar Media (the “Sweepstakes
Administrator”), Pernod Ricard USA, LLC (the “Sponsor”), or any of their
respective franchisees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, suppliers,
distributors, wholesalers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, or any
and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this Sweepstakes;
or an employee, officer, director, member, shareholder, or agent of any licensed
alcohol wholesaler, manufacturer, distributor or retailer of alcohol-beverage
products (collectively, “Released Parties”); (f) may not be an immediate family
member or household member of any individual identified in item (e) above.  “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes
of this Sweepstakes, parents (including in-laws), step-parents, grandparents,
siblings (including step-siblings), half-siblings, children (including step-children),
grandchildren (including step grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses
and/or domestic partners, regardless of where they reside.  “Household members” means people who share
the same residence at least three (3) months per year.


How to Enter – Online
Registration: To enter, download the Hey! Vina App on Apple or Android, explore
the Absolut Coachella content and find the link to the Absolut® Vodka Hey! Vina
Best Festival Friend Sweepstakes.  Click
the link to visit the Sweepstakes registration website during the “Registration
Period”.  Entrants must fully complete
the online registration page with all required information including his/her
name, valid email address, phone number (including
area code), state of residence and date of birth.  After having read and agreed to these Official
Rules, and agreeing to receive offers and updates via email from Sponsor, click
the submit button to submit your online entry. 


All entries must be fully
complete for all required information and must be received by 11:59pm ET on 4/16/2023 to be eligible.  Maximum of one entry per person and per valid email address during
the entire Registration Period.  Any incomplete or
ineligible entries, or any entry submitted with an invalid or false email
address, phone number or other incorrect information will be disqualified.  Released
Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, incomplete,
invalid, unintelligible, damaged, or for entries submitted in a manner that is
not expressly allowed under these rules, or for any
entry not submitted or received due to any technical error or failure,
unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate capture or mis-entry of any
required information, or the failure to capture any such information for any
reason including programming or technical errors, or effects of hackers or
failure of any electronic equipment, computer or cellular transmissions and/or
network connections; all of which will be disqualified.


Entrants may
opt out of Email notifications at any time, without affecting their entry, by
following provided opt-out instructions. 
By participating and submitting an
entry, contestant agrees that sponsor and participating parties are authorized
to contact entrant via email, mail, phone or any other form of media to make
contestant aware of information pertinent to the Promotion, and to distribute information
regarding the Sponsor(s) featured products, special events or promotional
offers, or coupons. Contestants may opt-out of any further email communication
at any time by simply replying REMOVE to any email message, or following the
provided opt-out instructions.


participant must submit an entry on his/her own behalf.  Any entry submitted on behalf of another
individual or using another person’s email address or name, or providing any
false email addresses or information, will be disqualified and ineligible to
claim any prize.  Any attempt by any
participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed by using same,
multiple/different emails, identities, or any other methods void that
participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified.  No mechanically reproduced or automated
entries permitted.  Use of any automated
system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all
such entries will be deemed void. 


In the event
of a dispute as to any entry, registration or submission, the authorized
account holder of the email address used to register, and associated with the
entry will be deemed to be the registrant and s/he must be eligible according
to these Official Rules. 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.  Proof of being the authorized account holder
may be required.


registering to enter Sweepstakes, you affirm that you have read and accepted
these Official Sweepstakes Rules.  All entries received become the property of the Sponsor and
will not be returned.  All entrants agree to be bound by and abide
by the official rules of the Sweepstakes. 


Winner Selection and
Notification (1 winner):  On or about 4/17/2023, a random drawing will be held from among all eligible
entries received to select a total of one (1) potential grand prize winner (see
grand prize descriptions below).    The potential winner will be notified initially
by phone and/or email beginning on or about 4/17/2023.  If the
Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with the
selected potential grand prize winner by phone within 24-hours of the initial
notification attempt to the phone number or email address associated with that
contestant’s entry, then that contestant may be disqualified and an alternate
potential winner may be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible
entries received and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting).  Note:
phone messages will not be left during the winner notification process.


winner notification, the selected potential winner must confirm their
eligibility, and indicate their willingness and ability to travel during the
designated travel dates and accept the prize. 
The potential winner will then receive official notification via email
delivery.  If the selected winner does
not meet the eligibility requirements, or is unable or unwilling to travel
during the designated travel dates, accept the prize or elects to decline the
prize, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting,
an alternate winner will be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible
entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting).  Any
disqualified contestant will not receive any alternate prize substitution or
compensation.  Decisions of the Administrator in the selection and determination of the
winners and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and


All of the
following will apply to the grand prize winner: 1) Winner will be required to
complete and return, within 1-day of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form, including
an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release signed by both
the winner and their guest, age 21 or older (publicity release where permitted)
and a W-9 form;  2) Winner may be required
to present a copy of a valid social security card and a valid driver’s license
as a condition of participating or receiving any prize;  and 3) Winner will be issued a 1099 form
reflecting the value of the grand prize award and is responsible for paying all
applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal
taxes) on all prizes awarded.  Failure to
collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these rules will result
in forfeiture of the prize.  If forfeited
for any reason, finalist will not receive any other prize substitution or
compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be
awarded, except as provided herein. 


Grand Prize Award
(Maximum 1 winner):  The grand prize winner shall receive a VIP
Experience for two (2) (winner and one (1)
guest age 21 or older) at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in
Indio, CA during the Sponsor designated festival dates (scheduled for weekend #2: April 21 – 23, 2023 or as otherwise designated
by Sponsor), based upon availability and subject to change.  The grand prize has a maximum retail value
not to exceed $4,000, and includes:

trip coach class airfare for two (winner
and one guest age 21 or older) from the nearest major airport to the winner’s
home as designated by Sponsor to the Sponsor designated airport servicing
the Los Angeles, CA metro area (LAX, ONT, or PSP).  Actual departure date, times, airline
and airports based upon availability and shall be solely determined by
Sponsor (scheduled for 4/21/2023 – 4/24/2023). 

NOTE:  If winner resides within 250-miles of Indio,
CA, Sponsor reserves the right to award a $500.00 travel stipend in lieu of air

Three (3)-nights
standard hotel accommodations, double occupancy at a standard hotel as
solely designated by Sponsor in Indio, CA area (based upon availability); check-in and check-out dates as
solely specified by Sponsor, scheduled for 4/21/2023 – 4/24/2023
Two (2) VIP
3-day tickets to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA
for weekend #2 (April 21 – 23, 2023);
One (1)
$500 gift card towards travel expenses, awarded from the gift card provider
as solely determined and designated by Sponsor.  Gift card subject to the terms and
conditions of the gift card policy from the issuing provider.


alcoholic beverage is part of any prize award. 
Grand prize
winner and guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her state of residence
(and at least 21) and will be required to execute and return a liability/publicity
release prior to prize award.  All transportation
including any required flights, ground transportation, airport and hotel
transfers, parking, meals, gratuities, checked baggage fees, airline seat
assignment fees, hotel resort fees, incidental expenses, applicable taxes
(including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) and any other
expenses not specified herein as being included in the prize award are the sole
responsibility of winner.  Sponsor is not
responsible for late, lost, damaged or stolen luggage.  It is recommended that each winner and travel
companion obtain sufficient personal insurance prior to departure.  Winner and travel companion hereby release
Sponsor from any duty to provide, check, or verify any and all necessary ID’s,
passports, visas and tourist cards, birth certificates, vaccination
certificates, and any other travel requirements (“Personal Documents”).  Sponsor shall not have any responsibility for
the replacement of lost or stolen Personal Documents or tickets, coupons,
vouchers, receipts or other documents pertaining to the prize (“Travel
Documents”) once the Travel Documents have been provided to winner and travel


is not responsible for any travel delays, cancellations or travel difficulty
related to prize award, redemption or use. 
If travel delays or difficulty prevent arrival in time for any and
all elements of trip or prize award, Sponsor is not responsible for awarding
any compensation in lieu thereof.  Any
changes to completed hotel arrangements, once booked, are the sole
responsibility of the winner, and are solely at the winner’s expense.  If actual value of prize is lower than the
stated ARV of the prize award when it is procured and fulfilled, then the
difference will not be awarded to the winner. 


Winner and guest shall be subject to any qualifying
conditions prior to and during travel and for festival attendance, including
any local, state or federal government regulations in the departure or
destination location, airline and/or hotel requirements, or festival
requirements including any regulation or policy related to COVID-19 testing requirements
or vaccination status.  Any testing
requirements, vaccination and/or any related quarantine requirements and expenses
are the sole responsibility of, and at the sole expense of winner and guest.  Winner and guest are subject to vaccination
requirement and policy, and if unable or unwilling to comply with requirements,
then all related prize award elements for which they fail to meet shall be


will not be responsible for any festival event delay, rescheduling, postponement
or cancellation for any reason including but not limited to weather, pandemic,
an Act of God, Force Majeure, government regulation or restriction, an act of
terrorism, civil disturbance, work stoppage, or any other reason.  No
substitute prize award or compensation shall be provided by Sponsor in the
event of any festival event delay, rescheduling, postponement, or cancellation
for any reason, and winner shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the hotel
reservation, and festival ticket policy and shall solely look to the hotel provider
and/or festival organizer as applicable.


and guest agree to comply with all applicable hotel provider and festival
attendance rules, requirements and regulations in connection with the prize
award, redemption and use. Sponsor or festival reserve the right to remove
or deny entry to any winner and/or his/her guest who do not comply with any rule,
requirement, instruction, policy, or who engage in a disruptive manner, or with
intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person.  Winner and guests shall be solely responsible
for their behavior while traveling and in attendance at any festival event, must
follow the instructions and direction from any travel provider or associated staff
or security.  If winner or any guest violates the standards of the travel
provider or festival, behaves in an inappropriate, irresponsible or offensive
manner, or is deemed by staff or security to have violated any rule, regulation
or policy of the travel provider, or to be a security threat in any manner, the
winner and guest shall be ejected or denied entry, and shall immediately
forfeit the remaining prize award.


Prize Conditions:  No alcoholic beverage is part of any prize
award.  All other costs and expenses related to
prize acceptance, delivery, redemption or use not specified herein as being
provided are the sole responsibility of winner.  All income, federal, state and local taxes are
the winner’s sole responsibility.  All
prize awards are non-transferable and no cash redemption or prize substitution
allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a
prize with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.  All prizes are awarded as is, without
any warranty, express or implied, by Sponsor. 
Failure to collect or properly claim prize in accordance with these
rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. 
If forfeited for any reason, participant will not receive any other
prize substitution or compensation, and
the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except
as provided herein.  All properly claimed prizes will be awarded.  Any unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. 


Additional Rules &
Restrictions:  By participating, entrants agree to
abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor
and Administrator, which shall be final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.  In the event an entrant wins a prize, and is
later found to be in violation of these rules he/she will be required to
forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if
such violation is discovered after winner has used the prize. Participation in Sweepstakes
constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use entrants’
names, cities and states of residence and/or likenesses for purposes of
advertising and trade in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide on
perpetuity without limitation or further compensation, notification or
permission, unless prohibited by law. 
False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants
ineligible for any prize.


By participating,
entrants agree to hold all Released Parties harmless from any claims, losses,
actions, or damages of any kind, whether actual, incidental or consequential,
for injury (including but not limited to death), damages, losses or expenses
arising out of or relating to entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes, or
the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation in
prize-related activities (including but not limited to travel or activity
related thereto), and to assume all liability therefor. 


Parties shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply
the prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, any actions,
regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment failure,
terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or
strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, or
any other cause beyond Released Parties’ sole control. 


are restricted to use of ordinary and typical computer equipment, mobile phone
equipment, Internet access and cellular networks. Sponsor disclaims all
liability for the inability of a participant to complete or continue an entry
due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts
beyond the Sponsor’s control, or otherwise. The Sponsor disclaims any liability
for entries not received due to technical difficulties or transmission errors.
The Sponsor disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or
failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic
transmission, or other delivery method. 
Released Parties are not responsible for mechanical, technical,
electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors,
malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or
delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines,
the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which
may limit an online entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, and
any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile
phone related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any
information necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for any
other errors of any kind, whether computer, technical, typographical, printing,
human or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes,
including, without limitations, errors which may occur in connection with the
printing or advertising of this Sweepstakes, administration or execution of the
Sweepstakes, the cancellation of the game, the processing of entries or in the
announcement of the prizes or prize winner. 
Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any
person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes website.


reserves the right to cancel, modify, reschedule or terminate the Sweepstakes
for any reason including, but not limited to acts of God, pandemics, force majeure,
government regulatory action or ruling,  fraud,
misconduct, or if any technical failures destroy or threaten the integrity of the
Sweepstakes, in the opinion of the Sponsor/Administrator, or if a computer virus,
bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper
conduct of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor/Administrator, in their
sole discretion. In the event of early termination of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor
reserves the right to determine prize winners in a random drawing from among all
eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time/date of such termination.


participating, each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes
of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, or any prizes
awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class
action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state
court within the State of New Jersey; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards
shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs
associated with entering this Promotion, and in no event will entrant be
entitled to received attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no
circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant
hereby waives all rights to claim, 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
entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Promotion, shall be governed by,
and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without
giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions
(whether of the State of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction), that would
cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New


Odds:  Odds
of being selected as the grand prize winner are dependent upon the total number
of eligible entries received. 


Official Rules & Winner List: 
For a copy of these Official Rules, or the name of grand prize winner,
send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 6/15/2023 to: Absolut®
Vodka Hey! Vina Best Festival Friend Sweepstakes, c/o Million Dollar Media,
P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095. 
PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winner list.


Privacy Policy: Sponsor shares your concerns about the
privacy of your personal information. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants
agree to receive marketing materials, communications and other materials from
the Sponsor and/or any promotional partners whose products and services Sponsor
feels might interest entrants at a future date. An entrant not interested in
receiving future promotional offers should write to: to notify the Sponsor that he or she
does not desire to receive such materials.


This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Pernod Ricard USA, 250 Park Avenue, New
York, NY 10177.


Sweepstakes Administrator:  The Sweepstakes is administered by Million
Dollar Media, LLC, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095.




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Absolut Spirits Co., New York, NY

©2023 Pernod Ricard USA, New York, NY