Procter & Gamble – Crowns Of Heritage – Win An 8-day/7-night trip to Ghana for the winner and one (1) travel companion


Sweepstakes Timing: The Crowns of Heritage Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on January 10, 2020 and ends at 5:00 p.m. ET on April 30, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 states of the United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older as of the last day of the month prior to date of entry. Employees of The Procter & Gamble Distributing, LLC (the “Sponsor”), their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies, including Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. (“Administrator”) and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) and household members of each (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate or win. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to participate in the Sweepstakes. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning.   You may enter the Sweepstakes by visiting (“Website”) and completing the on-screen registration form to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes random drawing. Limit one (1) entry/person per day during the Sweepstakes Period. All entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. ET on April 30, 2020 in order to be eligible. Any attempt by any entrant to enter by using multiple/different email addresses, mailing addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated or computer system to participate online is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Normal Internet/phone access and data/usage charges imposed by your online/phone service may apply.

Privacy: Trust is a cornerstone of Sponsor’s corporate mission and the success of their business depends on it. Sponsor is committed to maintaining your trust by protecting personal information they collect about you. Click here for the full details of Sponsor’s Privacy Statement:

Random Drawing:  One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about May 1, 2020, from among all eligible entries received within the Sweepstakes Period by Administrator whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.

Winner Notification: The potential Grand Prize winner will be notified via email and required to sign and return, an Declaration of Compliance and Liability and Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law), within three (3) days of notification attempt or Grand Prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be chosen, time permitting, by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Return of prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate potential winner selection, time permitting, by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.

Prize and Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): Grand Prize (1): An 8-day/7-night trip to Ghana for the winner and one (1) travel companion. Trip consists of round-trip economy class air transportation, seven (7) nights’ hotel accommodations (based on double occupancy), Sponsor specified activities during the trip and Sponsor specified ground transportation within Ghana.  Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor. The ARV of the Grand Prize is $10,000; actual retail value may vary depending on winner’s city of departure and any difference in value will not be awarded. Airline carrier’s regulations and conditions apply. Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. Grand Prize winner and travel companion must travel together on the same itinerary. Grand Prize winner and travel companion are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents, medical clearances and vaccinations, including but not limited to, a valid passport with at least 6 months of validity remaining on the date of departure, an approved travel visa from Ghana and a Yellow fever vaccination documented via Yellow card. Travel companion must be 18 years of age or older and Grand Prize winner and travel companion must execute a release of liability prior to travel. In the event the winner is not the age of majority in the state/territory in which they reside, the prize will have to be accepted by their parent/legal guardian on behalf of the winner and their parent/legal guardian must be their travel companion on the trip. The prize consists only of the items and services expressly identified in these Official Rules as being part of the prize. All expenses and costs associated with acceptance or use of the prize (including, but not limited to, taxes, insurance, telephone charges, room service and laundry services, personal expenses, gratuities, entertainment, activities outside of the Sponsor specified itinerary, incidental charges, or any other items not specifically described in these Official Rules, any transportation not mentioned within such prize description and all expenses for any of the foregoing) are the responsibility solely of the Grand Prize winner. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and those set forth by Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. Lost, stolen or damaged airline tickets will not be replaced or exchanged. Sponsor will not be responsible for any cancellation, delay, diversion or substitution or any other act or omission whatsoever by any air carrier(s) or other transportation company or provider or any other person or entity providing any services to passengers in connection with the Grand Prize trip, or any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. All aspects and components of the Grand Prize not expressly specified in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion. ln the event the Grand Prize winner or travel companion engage in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion) is inappropriate or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip early, in whole or in part, and send the Grand Prize winner and travel companion home with no further compensation to the Grand Prize winner or travel companion. Sponsor is not responsible for damages, losses, illnesses or injury resulting from acceptance or use of prize. The prize and each component thereof is awarded “as is” without any warranty of any kind except as required by law. All federal, state, and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. No transfer, assignment, substitution or cash equivalent for prize will be permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. In Sponsor’s sole discretion, due to prize unavailability or for any other reason, Sponsor may award an alternate prize of equal value and the Sponsor’s obligation to the winner will be fulfilled, and no other additional compensation will be provided. 

General rules:  By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which decisions are final and binding. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. Entries become the property of the Sponsor. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the account used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. Winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the account associated with the entry. Proof of entering information via the Sweepstakes website does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt of such information. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Website; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes or website 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. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor that, in Sponsor’s determination, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes or website, then the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel the Sweepstakes and select the winner from among all eligible online entries received prior to cancellation. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant represents and warrants that he or she has read these Official Rules and is fully familiar with its contents.

Disclaimer, Release and Limitation of Liability. Sponsor makes no warranties, express or implied, with respect to the Grand Prize, expressly disclaims any express or implied warranty with respect to the Grand Prize and does not assume any liability for any personal injury, illness, death or property damage or loss that may be sustained by the winner, travel companion or any other person in connection with the Grand Prize trip. By entering the Sweepstakes, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, each entrant releases and agrees to hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, the agents of each of the foregoing, all other companies involved in the development, operation or marketing of the Sweepstakes or the provision of the prize or any component of the prize, and the successors and assigns of each of the foregoing, and the directors, officers, employees and agents of each of the foregoing (all of the foregoing, collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, causes of action and liabilities of any kind that the entrant ever had, now has or might in the future have arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes, participation in the Sweepstakes and/or the acceptance, receipt or use of prize or any component thereof (including, without limitation, participation in the Grand Prize trip), including without limitation any and all claims, causes of action and liabilities relating to any personal injury, illness, death or property damage or loss sustained by any entrant or any other person. Each entrant agrees not to assert any such claim or cause of action against any of the Released Parties. Each entrant assumes the risk of, and all liability for, any injury, loss or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes, the use of any Sweepstakes-related website, or the provision, acceptance or use of any prize or prize component (including, without limitation, participation in the Grand Prize trip). By accepting the prize, the prize winner acknowledges that he or she understands that travel involves inherent risks, and the entrant voluntarily assumes any and all risks relating to the Grand Prize trip, including, without limitation, risks of personal injury, illness, death or property damage or loss, even if arising from the negligence of any of the Released Parties. The Released Parties are not responsible for, and will have not have any liability in connection with, (a) any typographical, printing, production, distribution or other error in the administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize or winner, (b) late, lost, delayed, illegible, damaged, corrupted or incomplete entries, incorrect or inaccurate capture of, damage to, or loss of entries or entry information, or any other human, mechanical or technical error of any kind relating to the operation of the Website, communications or attempted communications with any entrant, the submission, collection, storage or processing of entries or the administration of the Sweepstakes, (c) any “act of God” or other force majeure event, including, without limitation, any event outside of Sponsor’s control that may cause any postponement or cancellation of any prize-related activity or interfere with, delay or prevent the provision of any prize, (d) undeliverable e-mails resulting from any form of active or passive e-mail filtering by a user’s Internet service provider and/or e-mail client or for insufficient space in user’s e-mail account to receive e-mail or (e) any damage to any computer system resulting from participation in or accessing or downloading information in connection with the Sweepstakes. In no event will more than one prize be awarded.

Governing Law; Limitation of Remedies: The Sweepstakes and the Official Rules, and all questions and disputes relating thereto, shall be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Ohio. Any legal proceedings arising out of or relating in any way to this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules shall be instituted only in a federal or state court located in the State of Ohio. Each entrant submits to exclusive personal jurisdiction in such courts, waiving any right to trial by jury, and agrees not to commence, maintain or participate in any legal proceeding arising out of or relating in any way to this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules in any other forum. Each entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Ohio (Note: Some jurisdictions do not allow restricting access to class actions. This provision will not apply to entrants who live in such a jurisdiction); (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, special, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses. 

Winner:  For the name of the winner, available after May 31, 2020, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by July 31, 2020 to: Crowns of Heritage Sweepstakes Winner, 100 Marcus Drive, Dept.: MF, Melville, NY 11747.

Sponsor/Administrator:  The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is The Procter & Gamble Distributing LLC, One P&G Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202 USA. The Administrator of the Sweepstakes is Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747.