Quaker – Chewy Golden Wrapper Instant-Win Game – Purchase Or Mail-In – Win form of a check or wire transfer payable to winner
EligibilityOpen only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) who are eighteen (18) years of age (nineteen  if a resident of Alabama or Nebraska) or older as of April 1, 2020. Void elsewhere and where prohibited by law. Employees, contractors, officers and directors of The Quaker Oats Company (“Sponsor”), the independent third-party Game administrator (“Administrator”), their respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, distributors, Web masters/suppliers, advertising and promotional agencies, and the immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, grandchild, and/or “step” of each, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same households (whether related or not) of any of the above are not eligible to play or win a prize. The Game is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. GAME TIMINGThe timing for the Game is as follows:
Purchases of specially-marked boxes of Quaker® Chewy Granola Bars must be made between April 1, 2020 and August 31, 2020, while supplies last (“Purchase Period”).
Prize Claims must be made between 12:00 a.m. (midnight) Central Time (“CT”) on April 1, 2020 and 11:59 p.m. CT on September 30, 2020 (“Prize-Claim Period”). The computer of Sponsor’s web master is the official time-keeping device of the Game.
See below for all details on how to play, claim a prize and/or obtain a Game Piece (defined below) without making a purchase.
How to PlayTwo (2) ways to play:
(a) Purchase a specially-marked box of Quaker® Chewy Granola Bars: During the Purchase Period, while supplies last, purchase any specially-marked box of Quaker® Chewy Granola Bars, including 8ct Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin, S’mores, Dark Chocolate Chunk, and Variety Pack, 12ct Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, and S’mores, and 18ct Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, and Variety Pack. Next, look in the box to see if there is a Granola Bar with a golden wrapper (“Golden Wrapper”) in it.
If you find a Golden Wrapper, you have won a prize (subject to verification). Save your Golden Wrapper, as it may be required for validation purposes! To find out which prize you have won (subject to verification), go to the prize-claim Website (“Website”) as shown on your Golden Wrapper during the Prize-Claim Period. Next, follow the online instructions to input the unique code found on the Golden Wrapper (“Code”) and provide your contact information (including but not limited to your personal email address) as requested at the Website to reveal and claim your prize, subject to verification (a “Prize Claim”).
(b) To receive a Game Piece by mail without making a purchase, hand print your full name, address, city, state, ZIP Code and date of birth on a 3” x 5” card or piece of paper, place it into a standard outer-mailing envelope with proper postage affixed and mail to: Quaker Chewy Golden Wrapper Instant-Win Game Piece Request, PO Box 760006, Dept. 869-702, El Paso, TX 88576-0006. Requests must be postmarked by August 31, 2020 and received by September 7, 2020. Limit one (1) Game Piece request per outer-mailing envelope. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for lost, late, mutilated, illegible, incomplete, misdirected or postage-due mail or Game Piece requests. Game Piece requests become property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
If you receive a Game Piece with a prize-winning message, you have won a prize (subject to verification). Save your Game Piece as it may be required for validation purposes! To find out which prize you have won (subject to verification), go to Website as shown on your Game Piece during the Prize-Claim Period. Next, follow the online instructions to input the Code found on the Game Piece and provide your contact information (including but not limited to your personal email address) as requested at the Website to reveal and claim your prize (subject to verification).
Regardless of your participation method ([a] or [b] as stated above), if you do not find a Golden Wrapper or do not receive a Game Piece by mail containing a prize-winning message, you are not a prize winner. Only official, verified Golden Wrappers and Game Pieces with prize-winning messages are considered winners, if properly claimed online as stated above and verified as valid by the Administrator. It is recommended that you keep your winning Golden Wrapper/Game Piece for your records.
Prize Claims: Prior to the start of the Game, the Administrator shall determine the order in which the prizes described in Rule 4, below, shall be awarded based on a random-seeding process. The Prize-Claim process will be conducted by the Administrator whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Game. The order in which the prizes are claimed shall determine the prize you will receive, based on the random-seeding process described above. Upon submitting your Prize Claim, you will receive a prize-winning message stating which prize you’ve won (subject to verification). All Prize Claims must be received and recorded by 11:59 p.m. CT on September 30, 2020.
Each submitted Prize Claim must be manually keystroked and manually entered by the individual participant. Automated and/or repetitive electronic submissions of Prize Claims (including but not limited to attempted prize claims made using any script, macro, bot or sweepstakes service) will be disqualified and transmissions from these or related email or IP addresses may be blocked. Additionally, use of multiple email addresses, identities, and/or the manipulation of any contact information you provide, for the purpose of claiming more than one (1) prize, is prohibited and any persons deemed responsible for such actions will be disqualified and all Prize Claims from such persons shall be deemed invalid, and any prize won by such persons shall be forfeited.
PRIZE DETAILS/ODDS OF WINNING
Five (5) Grand Prizes: Each Grand Prize consists of $25,000.00, awarded in the form of a check or wire transfer, payable to winner. Actual Value: $25,000.00.
Fifty (50) First Prizes: Each First Prize consists of a 10.2-inch iPad® Wi-Fi 32GB mobile digital device. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each First Prize: $329.00.
Fifty (50) Second Prizes: Each Second Prize consists of a Nintendo Switch™ Lite (yellow). Creation of a Nintendo account required for initial setup. ARV of each Second Prize: $103.28.
Fifty (50) Third Prizes: Each Third Prize consists of a gold-colored kick scooter. ARV of each Third Prize: $195.00.
Fifty (50) Fourth Prizes: Each Fourth Prize consists of a Razor® 82034 Nebula Single Speed 20-Inch Wheel Freestyle Trick BMX Bike, Gold color. ARV of each Fourth Prize: $184.00.
Fifty (50) Fifth Prizes: Each Fifth Prize consists of a Bluedio U(UFO) High-end Bluetooth headphone 8 drivers 3D HiFi Sound/Aluminium Alloy, Gold color. ARV of each Fifth Prize: $95.95.
Fifty (50) Sixth Prizes: Each Sixth Prize consists of a Lexon® Mino portable Bluetooth® Speaker, Gold color. ARV of each Sixth Prize: $30.00.
Prizes are not made of real gold. Odds of receiving a winning Golden Wrapper/Game Piece are 1 in 23,914; odds of winning a particular prize depend on the order in which Prize Claims are received. Winner does not have a choice of color for any prize.
Each winner is subject to verification of eligibility before being awarded a prize. If a winner is unable to accept a prize as stated, prize will be forfeited in its entirety. Winner is solely responsible for paying all applicable federal, state, and local income taxes, if any, and all other unspecified expenses associated with the acceptance and/or use of prize. All prizes will be awarded provided they are claimed properly in accordance with these Official Rules. Any difference between stated ARV of any prize and its actual value at the time it is claimed will not be awarded. Prizes are not transferable. Prizes (except for the Grand Prizes) are not redeemable for cash and prize substitutions will not be allowed, except at sole discretion of the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if an advertised prize becomes unavailable. Total ARV of all prizes is $171,861.50.
Potential winners will receive an email within approximately forty-eight (48) hours of submitting a Prize Claim at the Website. The email will contain further instructions on how to claim the prize or information regarding the delivery of the prize. If additional information or documents are required to claim the prize, as stated in the email, the potential winner must complete the remaining steps of the prize-claim process within seven (7) days of the date of the email notification. Potential winners may also be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability and Publicity Release, where lawful, within seven (7) days from the date it is sent by the Administrator or prize may be forfeited. Failure to comply with these conditions or the return of any required prize documents as undeliverable will result in forfeiture of prize, without compensation. Grand Prize winners will receive an IRS Form 1099 for the value of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for changes to a winner’s email address and/or mailing address that prevents Sponsor from notifying a potential winner or delivering a prize. If a prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the applicable prize will be forfeited.
DISCLAIMERSponsor and its affiliated companies are not responsible for human, printing, distribution or production errors, including but not limited to such errors in/on Golden Wrappers/Game Pieces or Codes. Liability for any irregular or defective Golden Wrappers/Game Pieces is limited to replacement with another Game Piece. Any Golden Wrapper/Game Piece that is tampered with, illegible, mutilated, reproduced, contains printing or other errors (including but not limited to an invalid Code), is obtained where prohibited or not obtained legitimately, will be null and void. If, due to an administrative, human, printing, technical production or other error, more prize-winning messages are issued for any particular prize, causing more of such prizes to be claimed than are intended to be awarded according to Rule 4, the intended number of such prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all recipients of verified prize-winning messages for that particular prize. In no event will Sponsor be obligated to award more than the stated number of prizes.
Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible or liable for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions Prize Claims; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of Codes or Prize Claims at any point in the operation of this Game; (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, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Game; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or Website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet or wireless service; (f) typographical, human or other errors in the offer or administration of this Game, including but not limited to errors in advertising, in the Official Rules, in Codes on Golden Wrappers/Game Pieces, in the determination and announcement of prizes/winners and/or in the distribution of any prize or prize message; (g) any injury or damage to participants or to any person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or result from any attempt to participate in the Game; or (h) cheating or fraud by any participant or other individual.
If, in the Administrator’s opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of tampering with any portion of the Game, or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Game, the Administrator reserves the right to disqualify suspect Prize Claims or modify the Game in a manner deemed appropriate by the Administrator, at the Administrator’s sole discretion. In such event, winners will be determined in a random drawing from eligible, non-suspect Prize Claims received prior to the date/time of such determination, or as otherwise deemed fair and equitable by the Administrator. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the operation of the Game.
GENERALAcceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s permission for Sponsor and its designees to use winner’s name, city and state of residence, photograph, recorded, taped or filmed image or other likeness for purposes of advertising and publicity in all media worldwide, without limitation and without additional notice, approval or compensation, unless prohibited by law. By participating in the Game, participants agree to abide by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the Administrator. By accepting a prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Administrator, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective directors, employees, officers and agents, including without limitation, their advertising/promotion agencies, from and against any and all liability for any claim, injury, loss, or damage of any kind (including, without limitation, those related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light) arising from or in connection with participation in the Game, or the awarding, receipt, possession, use or misuse of any prize and/or with respect to participation in any prize-related activity. DISPUTES/GENERAL CONDITIONSBy participating, participants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, this Game or any prize shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate federal, state or local court located in Cook County, Illinois; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including but not limited to costs associated with entering this Game, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) to the extent allowed by applicable law, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participants hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO PORTIONS OF THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, participants’ rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Game, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Illinois or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Illinois.
In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Game-related materials or notifications, or made by Sponsor, Administrator or their respective representatives, and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. Sponsor may modify and amend these Official Rules for clarification purposes only, provided the material terms and conditions of these Official Rules are not affected by such modifications/amendments. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
SPONSOR: The Game is sponsored solely by The Quaker Oats Company, 555 West Monroe Street, Chicago, Illinois 60661.
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