Qdoba – Flavor Your Future Contest – Win a $10000 USD check

QDOBA’s Flavor Your Future Contest
Official Rules
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY TO THIS CONTEST DURING THE CONTEST PERIOD, YOU AGREE TO THESE
OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT. SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING. AMONG
OTHER THINGS, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES FROM YOU TO THE RELEASED ENTITIES AND A
LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. THE
CONTEST IS ONLY OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF
COLUMBIA (NOT INCLUDING RESIDENTS OF PUERTO RICO OR OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES) AND CANADA
(NOT INCLUDING QUEBEC PROVINCE) WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. VOID WHERE
PROHIBITED BY LAW OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
PROMOTION PERIOD: The Flavor Your Future Contest (the “Contest”) begins at 12:01 AM US Pacific Time (“PT”)
on September 21, 2021 and ends at 11:59 PM PT November 10, 2021 (the “Promotion Period”). The computer clock
of the Administrator is the official time-keeping device in the Contest. By participating, Entrants (“Entrants”) agree to
be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of QDOBA Restaurant Corporation (the “Sponsor”), which are
binding and final on matters relating to this Contest.
ELGIBILITY: Contest is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia (NOT
including residents of Puerto Rico or other U.S. Territories), Canada (NOT including Quebec province) who are at
least eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority in their state of primary residence (whichever is older) at time
of Entry. Employees, officers, representatives and brand ambassadors of the Sponsor, Southern Made Services, LLC
(the “Administrator”) and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and web-design, advertising,
marketing, fulfillment, judging and promotion agencies, or other agency involved in the administration, development,
fulfillment and execution of this Contest, and their immediate family members, as defined below, of each, and those
persons living in the same households, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. Immediate
family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, and
their respective spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3)
months a year. Winning a Prize is contingent on fulfilling all requirements in these Official Rules. All federal, state and
local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted. All Contest Entries are the property of the
Sponsor.
HOW TO ENTER: Visit www.flavoryourfuture.com (hereafter, the “Contest Website”) and follow the instructions to
complete the entry form, create and submit a video no longer than sixty (60) seconds in length or write an essay in
300 words or less responding to the question on how you would use your prize earnings to make the world more
flavorful, to receive one (1) Contest Entry (“Contest Entry”). Last day to submit a Contest Entry is October 20, 2021.
VIDEOS LONGER than SIXTY (60) seconds in length OR ESSAYS LONGER THAN 300 WORDS will be
disqualified. Videos must be submitted in .avi, .mov, .mpg, .mp4, or .wmv format. Resolution must be at least 400
pixels in width and 300 pixels in height (400 x 300), and Video must not exceed 10MB in size. A 4:3 or 16:9 aspect
ratio will be allowed as long as it complies with the time, file size, format and resolution requirements set forth above.
All eligible Contest Entries received by Sponsor may be posted on the Website for public viewing. Entrants
understand and agree that all posted Contest Entries will be formatted, edited or otherwise converted in order to be
viewable on Sponsor’s video player on the Website. Sponsor reserves the right to remove any posted Contest
Entries from the Website at any time and for any reason.
Once an Entry is submitted, it cannot be modified in any manner by Entrant. Limit of one (1) Contest Entry
per person using only one (1) email address per Promotion Period. Entries received from any person or email
address in excess of the above stated limitation will be deemed void. Each Entry will be deemed to have been
submitted by one (1) Entrant, regardless of the number of people who might appear in or otherwise help create a
Contest Entry. In the event of any dispute concerning the identity of any Entrant, the Contest Entry will be deemed
submitted by the natural person who is the authorized holder of the transmitting user account. Entries generated by
script, macro or other automated means and Entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Limit
one (1) Prize per person per Promotion Period.
All Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and may be used by Sponsor in any manner, in any media,
now known and hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity. To the extent that a Contest Entry uses Sponsor’s
products, Sponsor grants eligible Entrants a non-exclusive license to create a derivative work using Sponsor’s
products as required (but only as required, and only for the purpose of creating a Contest Entry); provided, however,
that such license shall be conditioned upon each Entrant’s assignment of all rights in the Contest Entry to Sponsor. If
such rights are not assigned to Sponsor, an Entrant’s license to create derivative works using Sponsor’s products
shall be null and void. By submitting a Contest Entry, each Entrant agrees that they will not use their Contest Entry for
any purpose other than to submit a Contest Entry in connection with the Contest, and further agree that they will not
distribute their Contest Entry or otherwise make it available through any channel or means other than by uploading it
to the Contest Website. Any other use of Contest Entry is prohibited and may be grounds for disqualification and/or
legal action for infringement.
By submitting a Contest Entry, each Entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many Contest
Entries in connection with this Contest and/or other Promotions staged and/or sponsored by the Sponsor, and that
such Contest Entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to other Contest Entries
submitted in connection with this Contest and/or other Promotions sponsored by the Sponsor or submitted for other
reasons or other materials developed by the Sponsor. Entrant waives any and all claims Entrant may have had, may
have, and/or may have in the future, that any Contest Entry and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by
the Sponsor (or its respective designees) may be similar to his/her Contest Entry, or that any compensation is due to
Entrant in connection with such Contest Entry or other works used by Sponsor.
By submitting a Contest Entry, each Entrant agrees to grant Sponsor and its assignees the use of Entrant’s name,
biographical information, voice, performance, video, image and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity
and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in
perpetuity by Sponsor and its assignees, without compensation (except to the extent prohibited by law) or additional
consents and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific written consent to such use if asked
to do so. In addition, if any other persons appear in a video or any part of a Contest Entry, Entrant agrees that prior
to submitting their Contest Entry, Entrant has obtained the written consent of each such person who appears,
granting Sponsor and its assignees the use of each person’s name, biographical information, voice, performance,
photograph/video, image and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and
all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its assignees,
without compensation (except to the extent prohibited by law) or additional consents and without prior notice,
approval or inspection, and to execute specific written consent to such use if asked to do so. Sponsor reserves the
rights to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any Entrant at any time. Failure to
provide such proof, if requested, may result in disqualification, at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
By submitting a Contest Entry, each Entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor reserves the right to edit or
otherwise revise each Contest Entry for any reason, including without limitation, for creative reasons, for technical
reasons, etc.
Entrants may not contract with, or pay for, any outside consulting firm, agency, or other service for any assistance or
guidance in the creation of the Contest Entry. The Contest Entry must consist solely of the original work of the
Entrant. The Entrants represent and warrant that the Contest Entry is suitable for display or publication; it does not
contain any obscene or pornographic material, it does not depict in any way any individual under 18 years of age,
does not contain any defamatory statements, it does not contain words or symbols that are widely considered
offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group, it does not
include threats to any person, place, business or group, it does not contain any references to alcohol, controlled
substances or other unlawful activities, it does not invade the privacy or other rights of any person, firm or entity, It
does not contain trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors)
owned by third parties other than appropriate Sponsor’s products (as referenced above), does not contain any third
person’s personal information, such as personal names or e-mail addresses, does not contain materials owned by
third parties (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in
websites, television, movies or other media), does not contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices,
or performances identifying any celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead or the names,
likenesses, voices, or performances of any individual other than Entrant without their permission, does not
communicate messages or images inconsistent with Sponsor’s reputation, image and/or goodwill, does not violate
any law or regulation; or is otherwise inappropriate, objectionable, or unsuitable for the uses contemplated in these
Official Rules, including for broadcast, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
All Contest Entries will be reviewed for content before being judged; however, such review does not relieve the
Entrant from responsibility for compliance with all of these Official Rules. Entries that do not comply with these
Official Rules or that otherwise contain prohibited, or inappropriate contents as determined by Sponsor, in its sole
discretion, will be disqualified and will not be considered for any prize. Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion,
makes the final determination as to which Entries are eligible to take part in this Contest and be considered for a
prize.
Any and all information provided in connection with this Contest is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at
https://www.qdoba.com/privacy. By entering in the Contest, Entrants hereby agree that the Sponsor may collect and
use their personal information submitted with their Contest Entry. Among other things, the information Entrants
provide may be used to send company updates and announcements from the Sponsor concerning the company and
its products. At the time of entry, Entrants may be given the opportunity to opt-in to receive further communications
from the Sponsor. Entrants are not required to opt-in and opting in will not improve your odds of winning.
CONTEST JUDGING: Contest Entries will be judged by a panel of experienced marketing and advertising
professionals and the Sponsor.
Phase 1: All eligible Contest Entries received by Sponsor will be judged by panel based on the following criteria (the
“Judging Criteria”): Authenticity – The Contest Entry is conveyed in a manner which evokes emotion, serving as an
inspiration/motivational tool (25%), Contextual Relevance – The Contest Entry is relevant and appropriate to the
indicated theme (25%), Originality – The Contest Entry is unique and original (25%). Quality- The Contest Entry
captures the essence of the Contest in an impactful way (25%). Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance
with these Official Rules, the twenty (20) Entries with the highest overall scores will be deemed Finalists (“Finalist
Entries”) and will advance to Phase 2. In the event that there is a tie, the Sponsor will conduct a random drawing
between the tied entries to determine a Finalist Entry. Sponsor reserves the right to advance fewer than twenty (20)
Finalist Entries to Phase 2 if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible Entries
throughout the Promotion Period.
Phase 2: Finalist Entries from Phase 1 will be published in a gallery for viewing and voting from October 27, 2021-
November 10, 2021. To vote Participants (“Participants”) will follow the directions provided and click a vote icon and
follow the prompted instructions to submit their vote. Limit of three (3) votes, per person per Promotion Period. All
Finalist Entries will be judged by panel based on the following Judging Criteria. Authenticity – The Contest Entry is
conveyed in a manner which evokes emotion, serving as an inspiration/motivational tool (20%), Contextual
Relevance – The Contest Entry is relevant and appropriate to the indicated theme (20%), Originality – The Contest
Entry is unique and original (20%). Quality- The Contest Entry captures the essence of the Contest in an impactful
way (20%) and Voting – The Contest Entry vote count (20%). The three (3) Finalist Entries with the highest vote
score will be declared the potential Grand Prize Winners (“Winners”). In the event that there is a tie, the Sponsor will
conduct a random drawing between the tied Entries.
CONTEST NOTIFICATION AND REQUIREMENTS: Each potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified by email on or
about November 17, 2021 at the email provided in his/her registration as of the date of the Entry of his/her Entry and
will be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law) and any
other documents required by Sponsor, all of which must be returned within three (3) days from the first attempted
notification. Potential Finalists who fail to provide any of the documents or assets set forth above within three (3)
Days of first attempted notification, including without limitation, affidavits, consents, will be disqualified. Return of
notification as undeliverable, failure to complete and return requested documentation within the specified time period,
the inability of Sponsor to contact a potential Finalist within a reasonable time period (whether due to a change in
email address or otherwise) or noncompliance with these Official Rules by the potential Finalist will result in
disqualification and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, a runner-up Finalist may be selected and notified for the applicable
prize. Finalists understand and agree that Sponsor reserves the right to edit or otherwise revise each potential
Finalist’s Entry for any reason, including without limitation, creative reasons, for technical reasons. Sponsor reserves
the right to require Entrant to return a signed hard-copy of any documents, consents or releases referenced herein or
as may be needed, in Sponsor’s sole determination, to reflect and effectuate the rights and releases granted
hereunder. If any potential Finalist is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence,
Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible
for fulfilling all requirements imposed on such potential Finalist set forth herein. Sponsor reserves the right to conduct
a background check of any and all records of potential Finalists, including, without limitation, civil and criminal court
records and police reports, and entry in the Contest constitutes Entrant’s permission for Sponsor to conduct such
background check, provided that, to the extent additional authorization is necessary under law, Finalists shall
authorize such check. Sponsor reserves the right (at its sole discretion) to disqualify any Finalist based on the results
of the background check (e.g. for any felony conviction or crime of moral turpitude) or failure of the Finalist to properly
authorize such check.
CONTEST GRAND PrizeS (3): There are three (3) Prizes (“Prizes”) available to be awarded. Prize Winner will
receive a $10,000 USD check.
The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Prize is $10,000 USD.
Total ARV of all Prizes available in this Contest is $30,000 USD.
The maximum value of the Prize set forth above represents the Sponsor’s good faith determination of the maximum
ARV thereof, and the actual fair market value, as ultimately determined the Sponsor, cannot be challenged or
appealed. Winner will receive from the Administrator an IRS Form 1099 (or similar) in the amount of the Prize.
Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements are included in the Prize and all such
expenses are the sole responsibility of Winner. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state, local sales and
income taxes and any costs, expense(s) or fees whatsoever in connection with the Prize not specifically provided
herein. In the event that, for reasons beyond their control and not related to the Winner, the Sponsor or independent
third-party company is unable to award any Prize as described in these Official Rules (including if the designated
Prize should become unavailable for any reason), the Sponsor will substitute the Prize with another prize of similar
nature and equal or greater value at its sole discretion. The Prize is non-assignable and non-transferable and is not
redeemable for cash and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. If a
selected Winner is unable to accept a Prize in its entirety for any reason, the selected Winner will forfeit the Prize and
the Prize may be awarded to an alternate Winner. All Contest Entries and potential Winners are subject to verification
by the Sponsor and the Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding. No compensation will be paid in lieu of
a Prize.
Prize will be awarded provided that a sufficient number of Contest Entries are received and the Prize is claimed in
accordance with the dates and times specified above.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Contest qualification is determined when Contest Entry is submitted to the Website. Proof
of identity and/or residence reasonably satisfactory to the Sponsor and/or the Administrator may be required to verify
eligibility. The Sponsor and the Administrator have the right to determine Contest eligibility in their discretion; all
decisions concerning Contest eligibility are final. Any effort to circumvent the Contest limits, requirements or other
terms (including, but not limited to, providing fictitious information or concealing identity or location) voids submissions
and disqualifies person from participating in the Contest.
By participating, Entrants accept and agree to: (i) be bound by these Official Rules, all applicable laws and the
decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all matters; (ii) waive any rights to claim ambiguity with
respect to the Official Rules; and (iii) waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against any of
the Released Parties (as defined below). Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible or liable Contest
Entries that are entered by other than human means (such as by an automated computer program or any non-human
mechanism, entity, or device), in excess of the stated limit, or for Contest Entries that are late, forged, destroyed, lost,
misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled, or otherwise not in
compliance with these Official Rules, and all such Contest Entries will be disqualified, or emails or other errors or
difficulties of any kind whether human, technical, electronic, mechanical, network, seeding, computer, typographical,
printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties
which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of Prize redemptions, emails,
Contest Entries, the announcement of the Winners, or in any Promotion-related materials. Released Parties are also
not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Website users, tampering, hacking, or
by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for
injury or damage to Entrant’s or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this
Contest or downloading materials from or use of the Website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the
Contest or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified and all
associated Contest Entries will be void. Should any portion of the Contest be, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion,
compromised by non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor,
corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play or submission of Contest Entries, the Sponsor
reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest. If terminated, at its discretion, the
Sponsor reserves the right to select the potential Prize Winner from all eligible, non-suspect Prize claims received
prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by the Sponsor. In no event will the Released
Parties be liable for more than the stated number of Prizes in these Official Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN
INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF
THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE
MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND SEEK ANY AND ALL
REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entrants, by participating, agree that the Sponsor, the Administrator, and each of their respective parents, affiliates,
subsidiaries and advertising and Promotion agencies and promotional partners and all of their respective officers,
directors, employees, shareholders, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability
whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by Entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of
any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance,
possession, misuse or use of a Prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) or participation in this Contest.
Each Prize is offered and provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee by the Sponsor, either express or implied.
Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on the Prizes (if any) are subject to the manufacturer’s terms therefore, and
Winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturer(s) for any such warranty and/or guarantee. By participating in the
Contest, each Winner acknowledges that the Released Parties have not and will not obtain or provide insurance of
any kind relating to the Prizes. Neither the Administrator or any of their respective parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries
are a sponsor or co-sponsor of this Contest. Each Winner, by acceptance of a Prize, except where legally prohibited,
grants permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice
and/or other likeness and Prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further
compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or
approval. In case of dispute as to the identity of any Entrant, entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account
Holder of the email address submitted at time of entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. “Authorized
Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider,
online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning
email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.
INDEMNITY: Entrants agree to release, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all
liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury, bodily injury, death, loss,
expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity), costs and expenses (including without limitation, reasonable
outside attorney’s fees) arising out of or relating in any way to: (a) your participation or inability to participate in the
Contest, (b) typographical errors in the Official Rules or any Contest promotional materials, (c) acceptance or
possession, defects in, use, misuse or inability to use an Prize (or any component thereof), (d) any change by any
company or any other person providing any of the components of a Prize due to reasons beyond any of the Released
Parties’ control or as otherwise permitted hereunder, (e) any interruptions in or postponement, cancellation, or
modification of the Contest, (f) human error, (g) incorrect or inaccurate transcription, receipt or transmission of any
part of the Contest Entry (including, without limitation, the entry information or any parts thereof), (h) any technical
malfunctions or unavailability of the Contest site or any telephone network, computer online system, computer dating
mechanism, computer equipment, software, or internet service provider utilized by any of the Released Parties or by
you, (i) interruption or inability to access the Contest, any Promotion-related web pages, or any online service via the
internet due to hardware or software compatibility problems, (j) any damage to your (or any third person’s) computer
and/or its contents related to or resulting from any part of the Contest, (k) any lost/delayed data transmissions,
omissions, interruptions, defects, and/or any other errors or malfunctions, (l) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized
act or omissions on the part of any of the Released Parties, or any of their agents or employees, or (m) any other
cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the control of any one or more of the Released Parties. Each Winner
hereby acknowledges that the Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for
any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any Prize or component
thereof, including any express or implied warranties provided by any of the Prize suppliers associated with this
Contest
Entrants assume all liability for an injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Contest,
use of the Website, or the acceptance, or use of any Prize or Prize component. Entrants further agree that in any
cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest,
and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees.
BINDING ARBITRATION: Except where required by law, Entrants and the Sponsor waive all rights to trial in any
action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules or the Contest (including any activity related
thereto). Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules or the Contest shall be settled by
binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any
such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration
with any claim or controversy of any other party.
CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where
prohibited by law. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of
these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any Entrant and the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall
be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the state of California without giving effect
to any choice of law or conflict of laws rules (whether of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the
application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than California. Any action seeking legal or equitable relief arising out
of or relating to the Contest or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the courts of the State of California. You
hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-convenience
or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.
WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the Winners (available after November 22, 2021) send a self-addressed stamped
envelope to: Flavor Your Future Contest Winner PO Box 90130, Nashville, TN 37209, for Sponsor’s receipt no later
than December 30, 2021.
SPONSOR: QDOBA Restaurant Corporation, 350 Camino de la Reina, Suite 400, San Diego, CA 92108
// End of Official Rules //
QDOBA’s Flavor Your Future Sweepstakes
Official Rules
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A PURCHASE WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES DURING THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD, YOU AGREE
TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT. SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING.
AMONG OTHER THINGS, THIS CONTRACT INCLUDES INDEMNITIES FROM YOU TO THE RELEASED
ENTITIES AND A LIMITATION OF YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES.
ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. THE
SWEEPSTAKES IS ONLY OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (NOT INCLUDING RESIDENTS OF PUERTO RICO OR OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES)
AND CANADA (NOT INCLUDING QUEBEC PROVINCE) WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. VOID
WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
PROMOTION PERIOD: The Flavor Your Future Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01 AM US Pacific
Time (“PT”) on October 27, 2021 and ends at 11:59 PM PT November 10, 2021 (the “Promotion Period”). The
computer clock of the Administrator is the official time-keeping device in the Promotion. By participating, Participants
(“Participants”) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of QDOBA Restaurant Corporation (the
“Sponsor”), which are binding and final on matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
ELGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia
(NOT including residents of Puerto Rico or other U.S. Territories), Canada (NOT including Quebec province) who are
at least eighteen (18) years of age or the age of majority in their state of primary residence (whichever is older) at
time of Entry. Employees, officers and representatives of the Sponsor, Southern Made Services, LLC (the
“Administrator”) and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and web-design, advertising, marketing,
fulfillment, judging and promotion agencies, or other agency involved in the administration, development, fulfillment
and execution of this Sweepstakes, and their immediate family members, as defined below, of each, and those
persons living in the same households, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.
Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or
spouses, and their respective spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at
least three (3) months a year. Winning a Prize is contingent on fulfilling all requirements in these Official Rules. All
federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted. All Sweepstakes Entries are
the property of the Sponsor.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period, visit www.flavoryourfuture.com (hereafter, the “Sweepstakes
Website”). Entrants (“Entrants”) videos and essays will be published in a gallery for viewing and voting. To vote
Participants will follow the directions provided to complete and submit the official registration form and click a vote
icon and follow the prompted instructions to submit their vote to receive one (1) Sweepstakes Entry (“Sweepstakes
Entry”). Limit of three (3) votes, per person per Promotion Period but one (1) Sweepstakes Entry. How to obtain two
(2) additional entries: You can obtain one (1) Bonus Entry (“Bonus Entry”) two ways. (i) Twitter: Click the Twitter
icon on the page to be redirected to Twitter where you will be asked to log on to your Twitter account and follow
@Qdoba to receive one (1) Bonus Entry. (ii) Instagram: Click the Instagram icon on the page to log on to your
Instagram account and follow @Qdoba to receive one (1) Bonus Entry.
Once an Entry is submitted, it cannot be modified in any manner by Participant. Limit three (3) Sweepstakes
Entries per person using one (1) email address per Promotion Period. Entries received from any person or email
address in excess of the above stated limitation will be deemed void. In the event of any dispute concerning the
identity of any Participant, the Sweepstakes Entry will be deemed submitted by the natural person who is the
authorized holder of the transmitting user account. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and
Entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Limit one (1) Prize per person per Promotion Period.
To enter the Sweepstakes using a social media account you must have a Twitter or Instagram account. You may
obtain an account for free by visiting www.twitter.com or www.instagram.com and following their instructions on how
to create a profile and/or download the Twitter application (“Twitter App”), Instagram application (“Instagram App”) to
your mobile device and follow the prompts to create a profile from your mobile device. Please note that you must
agree to comply with the Twitter Terms of Use in order to create a Twitter account and the Instagram Terms of Use in
order to create an Instagram account. If you choose to submit via Twitter or Instagram on your web-enabled mobile
device, data rates may apply. See your wireless service provider for details on rates and capabilities. This
Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter or Instagram.
Any and all information provided in connection with this Sweepstakes is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy
available at https://www.qdoba.com/privacy. By entering in the Sweepstakes, Participants hereby agree that the
Sponsor may collect and use their personal information submitted with their Sweepstakes Entry. Among other things,
the information Participants provide may be used to send company updates and announcements from the Sponsor
concerning the company and its products. At the time of entry, Participants may be given the opportunity to opt-in to
receive further communications from the Sponsor. Participants are not required to opt-in and opting in will not improve
your odds of winning.
SWEEPSTAKES PRIZE DRAWING & WINNER NOTIFICATION: The potential Winners (“Winners”) will be selected
in a random drawing held on or about November 17, 2021. Odds of winning will depend on the number of
Sweepstakes Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
If Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the Sponsor or its agent is unable to contact a potential Winner or a
potential Winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, Prize will be forfeited and, at the Sponsor’s discretion,
an alternate Winner may be selected. The Sponsor reserves the right not to award a Prize in the event the Sponsor is
unable to identify and confirm a Winner after attempting to contact alternate Winners.
SWEEPSTAKES GRAND PRIZES (100): There are one hundred (100) Prizes available to be awarded. Prize winner
will receive via email a reward code valid for one (1) free entree at any QDOBA location. Redeemable on any regular
entrée, valid one year from issuance date. Valid at QDOBA locations in U.S. and Canada and only on orders placed
online or on mobile devices. Not valid on catering, orders placed on third party delivery platforms or orders placed
in-restaurant. No cash value. ‘QDOBA and QDOBA Mexican Eats’ are registered trademarks of the QDOBA
Restaurant Corporation ©2021.
The ARV of each Prize is $10.45
Total ARV of all Prizes available in this Sweepstakes is $1,046.
The maximum value of the Prize set forth above represents the Sponsor’s good faith determination of the maximum
ARV thereof, and the actual fair market value, as ultimately determined the Sponsor, cannot be challenged or
appealed.
Prize consists only of the elements expressly set forth above; no other elements are included in the Prize and all such
expenses are the sole responsibility of Winner. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state, local sales and
income taxes and any costs, expense(s) or fees whatsoever in connection with the Prize not specifically provided
herein. In the event that, for reasons beyond their control and not related to the Winner, the Sponsor or independent
third-party company is unable to award any Prize as described in these Official Rules (including if the designated
Prize should become unavailable for any reason), the Sponsor will substitute the Prize with another prize of similar
nature and equal or greater value at its sole discretion. The Prize is non-assignable and non-transferable and is not
redeemable for cash and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. If a
selected Winner is unable to accept a Prize in its entirety for any reason, the selected Winner will forfeit the Prize and
the Prize may be awarded to an alternate Winner. All Sweepstakes Entries and potential Winners are subject to
verification by the Sponsor and the Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding. No compensation will be
paid in lieu of a Prize.
Prize will be awarded provided that a sufficient number of Sweepstakes Entries are received and the Prize is claimed
in accordance with the dates and times specified above.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sweepstakes qualification is determined when Sweepstakes Entry is submitted to the
Website. Proof of identity and/or residence reasonably satisfactory to the Sponsor and/or the Administrator may be
required to verify eligibility. The Sponsor and the Administrator have the right to determine Sweepstakes eligibility in
their discretion; all decisions concerning Sweepstakes eligibility are final. Any effort to circumvent the Sweepstakes
limits, requirements or other terms (including, but not limited to, providing fictitious information or concealing identity
or location) voids submissions and disqualifies person from participating in the Sweepstakes.
By participating, Participants accept and agree to: (i) be bound by these Official Rules, all applicable laws and the
decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all matters; (ii) waive any rights to claim ambiguity with
respect to the Official Rules; and (iii) waive all of his/her rights to bring any claim, action, or proceeding against any of
the Released Parties (as defined below). Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible or liable
Sweepstakes Participant that are entered by other than human means (such as by an automated computer program
or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device), in excess of the stated limit, or for Sweepstakes Entries that are
late, forged, destroyed, lost, misplaced, stolen, misdirected, tampered with, incomplete, deleted, damaged, garbled,
or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, and all such Sweepstakes Entries will be disqualified, or
emails or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, technical, electronic, mechanical, network, seeding,
computer, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without
limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the
processing of Prize redemptions, emails, Sweepstakes Entries, the announcement of the Winners, or in any
Promotion-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information,
whether caused by Website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or
utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to Participant’s or to any other
person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use
of the Website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or who are in violation of these
Official Rules, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Sweepstakes Entries will
be void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by non-authorized
human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration,
security, fairness or proper play or submission of Sweepstakes Entries, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole
discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes. If terminated, at its discretion, the Sponsor reserves the
right to select the potential Prize Winner from all eligible, non-suspect Prize claims received prior to action taken or as
otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by the Sponsor. In no event will the Released Parties be liable for more than
the stated number of Prizes in these Official Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO
DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE
SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE
MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND SEEK ANY AND ALL
REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entrants and Participants, by participating, agree that the Sponsor, the Administrator, and each of their respective
parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and Sweepstakes agencies and promotional partners and all of their
respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives and agents, and Social Media Platforms
(collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by Entrants and
Participants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or
property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a Prize
(including any travel or activity related thereto) or participation in this Sweepstakes. Each Prize is offered and
provided “as is” with no warranty or guarantee by the Sponsor, either express or implied. Any and all warranties
and/or guarantees on the Prizes (if any) are subject to the manufacturer’s terms therefore, and Winner agrees to look
solely to such manufacturer(s) for any such warranty and/or guarantee. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each
Winner acknowledges that the Released Parties have not and will not obtain or provide insurance of any kind relating
to the Prizes. Neither the Administrator or any of their respective parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries are a sponsor or
co-sponsor of this Sweepstakes. Each Winner, by acceptance of a Prize, except where legally prohibited, grants
permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or
other likeness and Prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in
all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In case of
dispute as to the identity of any Participant, entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the
email address submitted at time of entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. “Authorized Account
Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online
service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning email
addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address.
INDEMNITY: Participants agree to release, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and
all liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury, bodily injury, death,
loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity), costs and expenses (including without limitation,
reasonable outside attorney’s fees) arising out of or relating in any way to: (a) your participation or inability to
participate in the Sweepstakes, (b) typographical errors in the Official Rules or any Sweepstakes promotional
materials, (c) acceptance or possession, defects in, use, misuse or inability to use an Prize (or any component
thereof), (d) any change by any company or any other person providing any of the components of a Prize due to
reasons beyond any of the Released Parties’ control or as otherwise permitted hereunder, (e) any interruptions in or
postponement, cancellation, or modification of the Sweepstakes, (f) human error, (g) incorrect or inaccurate
transcription, receipt or transmission of any part of the Sweepstakes Entry (including, without limitation, the entry
information or any parts thereof), (h) any technical malfunctions or unavailability of the Sweepstakes site or any
telephone network, computer online system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, software, or internet
service provider utilized by any of the Released Parties or by you, (i) interruption or inability to access the
Sweepstakes, any Promotion-related web pages, or any online service via the internet due to hardware or software
compatibility problems, (j) any damage to your (or any third person’s) computer and/or its contents related to or
resulting from any part of the Sweepstakes, (k) any lost/delayed data transmissions, omissions, interruptions, defects,
and/or any other errors or malfunctions, (l) any wrongful, negligent, or unauthorized act or omissions on the part of
any of the Released Parties, or any of their agents or employees, or (m) any other cause, condition or event
whatsoever beyond the control of any one or more of the Released Parties. Each Winner hereby acknowledges that
the Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation
or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any Prize or component thereof, including any express or
implied warranties provided by any of the Prize suppliers associated with this Sweepstakes
Participants assume all liability for an injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this
Sweepstakes, use of the Website, or the acceptance, or use of any Prize or Prize component. Participants further
agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating
in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees.
BINDING ARBITRATION: Except where required by law, Entrants and Participants and the Sponsor waive all rights
to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules or the Sweepstakes (including any
activity related thereto). Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules or the Sweepstakes
shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration
Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in
any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party.
CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where
prohibited by law. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of
these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any Participant and the Sponsor in connection with the
Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the state of California
without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of laws rules (whether of California or any other jurisdiction),
which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than California. Any action seeking legal or
equitable relief arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the courts
of the State of California. You hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any
claim of forum non-convenience or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.
WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the Winners (available after November 22, 2021) send a self-addressed stamped
envelope to: Flavor Your Future Sweepstakes Winner PO Box 90130, Nashville, TN 37209, for Sponsor’s receipt no
later than December 30, 2021.
SPONSOR: QDOBA Restaurant Corporation, 350 Camino de la Reina, Suite 400, San Diego, CA 92108
// End of Official Rules //