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Sam’s Club Scan & Go Sweepstakes
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES
OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED AND OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES
(INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA). BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS
SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A
CONTRACT, SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE PARTICIPATING.
1. Eligibility: Sam’s Club Scan & Go Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of
the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old or the age
of majority in their jurisdiction of legal residence, whichever is older at the time of entry. Employees of
Sam’s West, Inc., Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., VMLY&R, Merkle Inc., and their parent and affiliate companies
as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each
such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws
and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional
agreement to these Official Rules. Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions are final and binding in all
matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth
herein. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of winners.
2. Sponsor: Sam’s West, Inc., 702 SW 8th Street, Bentonville, AR 72716. Administrator: Merkle Inc.,
3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on October 8, 2021 at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”), ends on
November 12, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. PT (the “Promotion Period”) and consists of five (5) weekly entry
periods (each a “Weekly Entry Period”) and a grand, first, and second prize entry period (the “Grand,
First, and Second Prize Entry Period”) which coincides with the Promotion Period, as outlined below:
Entry Period Start Date
at 12:00 a.m. PT
End Date
at 11:59 p.m. PT
Approximate
Drawing Date
Weekly 1 October 8, 2021 October 14, 2021 October 15, 2021
Weekly 2 October 15, 2021 October 21, 2021 October 22, 2021
Weekly 3 October 22, 2021 October 28, 2021 October 29, 2021
Weekly 4 October 29, 2021 November 4, 2021 November 5, 2021
Weekly 5 November 5, 2021 November 12, 2021 November 15, 2021
Grand, First, and
Second Prize
October 8, 2021 November 12, 2021 November 23, 2021
Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
4. How to Enter: During the Promotion Period, there are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes, as
outlined below:
a. Scan & Go: Download the Sam’s Club app (“App”) on your mobile device. Visit your local Sam’s
Club and shop for your items. Then, open the App and tap the Scan & Go icon. Follow the
directions to enter the email address associated with your Sam’s Club membership and the
password of your SamsClub.com account. Next, scan items as you add them to your cart. When
you’re done shopping, pay in the app with your preferred method and show the QR code
(verification of your purchase) on your way out. You will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry into
the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing and one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the Grand, First,
and Second Prize drawings.
b. Online: To enter without making a purchase or becoming a Sam’s Club member, visit
https://bit.ly/3ks4AX7 and follow the links and instructions to complete and submit the registration
form including a valid email address. You will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the
applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing and one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the Grand, First, and
Second Prize drawings.
Limit: You may enter one (1) time per day during the Promotion Period, regardless of method of entry.
Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant to
obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities,
registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be
disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In
the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to
register will be deemed to be the entrant. 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. Each potential
winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Entries specifying an
invalid, non-working, or inactive email address will be disqualified and ineligible to win. Normal Internet
access, phone, and usage charges imposed by your online or phone service may apply. Entries become
the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
Opt out Instructions: If you made a purchase but do not wish to participate in the Sweepstakes, you
may opt out of participating in this Sweepstakes. To do so, visit https://bit.ly/3mu5J1e and follow the links
and instructions to opt out. If you choose to opt out, you will no longer be able to enter or participate in the
Sweepstakes.
5. Prize Drawings: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the
administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners are final and
binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select the potential Entry
Period Sweepstakes winners from all eligible entries received during each applicable Daily Entry Period
on or around the date outlined in the table in Section 3. Non-winning Weekly Entry Period entries will
carry over to subsequent Weekly Entry Periods. The potential winners will be notified by email, mail or
phone. Each potential winner of a prize valued at or greater than $600.00 will be required to sign and
return a Declaration of Compliance, Liability Waiver and where not prohibited a Publicity Release
(“Declaration”) which must be received by Administrator within five (5) days of the date notice or
attempted notice is sent, in order to claim the prize. Potential winners may be required to provide their
name, home mailing address (P.O. Boxes may not be permitted), and date of birth to confirm eligibility
and for purposes of prize fulfillment within five (5) days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent, in
order to claim the prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the
Declaration or provide any other requested information within the required time period (if applicable), or
the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize. Receiving a prize is
contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner of a prize
valued over $25.00 is disqualified for any reason or forfeits the prize, Sponsor will award the applicable
prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3)
alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Unclaimed Weekly Prizes
will not be awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the
Sweepstakes. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the sweepstakes.
6. Prizes:
ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded with a trip package, up to $36,000,
includes round trip, coach-class air transportation for Grand Prize winner and up to five (5) travel
companions from a major airport near winner’s home (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to a
city determined by winner; accommodations at a hotel determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion;
ground transportation to and from destination airport and hotel (if applicable); various activities depending
on selected city; and travel agent services. The Grand Prize winner will also be provided with a single
cash payment in the form of a corporate check, which is intended to assist the winner with any federal,
state, or other tax obligations related to the Grand Prize (the “Tax Gross-Up Payment”). The Tax Gross-
Up Payment will be $10,000. The Grand Prize winner’s actual tax liabilities related to the Grand Prize
could exceed the Tax Gross-Up Payment. The Grand Prize winner is solely responsible for all applicable
federal, state, or other tax obligations related to the Grand Prize. Sponsor will not provide any further
assistance toward the winner’s tax obligations. Travel must be completed by 11/16/2022. Sponsor will,
in its sole discretion, determine which airport is closest to the winner’s home. If in the judgment of
Sponsor air travel is not required due to winner’s proximity to prize location, ground transportation will be
substituted for round trip air travel at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Travel subject to availability and blackout
dates. Winner is responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents. If international travel – Winner
and travel companions are solely responsible for obtaining valid passports and any other documents
necessary for international travel. If required, winner must be available to travel on dates specified by
Sponsor or risk forfeiting prize. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Winner is also responsible for
obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that
Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. 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. Unless child of winner, travel companion must be eighteen (18) years of age or
older as of the date of departure or a sibling/friend of winner with the appropriate parental permissions
and releases and must travel on same itinerary and at the same time as the winner. If winner is a minor
in his/her state of residence, at least one (1) travel companion must be winner’s parent/legal guardian.
Travel companion must execute liability/publicity releases prior to issuance of travel documents. Winner
and travel companions are responsible for complying with any COVID-19 requirements set forth
by airline, hotels/accommodations, event venues or other vendors offering services that are part
of the trip prize. Failure to comply with any required COVID-19 requirements, may result in
forfeiture of select elements of the prize or the entire prize. Forfeiture of select elements of the
trip due to failure to meet these requirements will not impact the value of the trip as reported on
an IRS Form 1099. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those
set forth by Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. The passenger
contracts in use by the airlines or other transportation companies shall constitute the sole contracts with
respect to the prize winner’s transportation and such contracts shall be solely between the prize winner
and such transportation companies. Lost, stolen or damaged airline tickets will not be replaced or
exchanged. No stopovers are permitted on tickets issued as part of the prize. If a stopover occurs, the
prize travel will terminate and Winner will be responsible for the full fare which will be charged from the
stopover point for the remaining trip segment(s), including the return. Sponsor shall not be responsible
for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by any air
carrier(s) or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services to
passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated
by same. Airline tickets issued in connection with the prize may not be eligible for frequent flyer miles or
upgrades. Winner must comply with all hotel check-in requirements, including, but not limited to, the
presentation of a payment card. Air transportation and hotel accommodations must be taken together
and cannot be taken separately. In the event Winner engages in behavior during travel that (as
determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal, or that is intended to
threaten or harass any other person, or that in any way disparages or adversely affects the reputation,
image, and/or customer goodwill of Sponsor or any of Sponsor’s services, products, trademarks, service
marks, or logos, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the travel early, and send Winner home with no
further obligations or compensation whatsoever to Winner (which may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, result
in such Winner’s disqualification from the Sweepstakes and forfeiture of any (and/or all) prize(s). In the
event Winner engages in behavior during travel that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is
illegal, tortious, or subjects Winner to arrest or detention, Sponsor shall have no obligation to pay any
damages, fees, fines, judgments or other costs or expenses of any kind whatsoever incurred by Winner
as a result of such conduct. SPONSOR SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIES,
DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DAMAGES OR EXPENSES RESULTING FROM OR
ARISING OUT OF ANY TRAVEL RELATED TO THE PRIZE OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF PRIZE
WINNER’S ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF THE PRIZE. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize:
$50,000.00.
ONE (1) FIRST PRIZE: One (1) First Prize of an Extreme Entertainment Makeover Prize Pack will be
awarded as $30,000 in Sam’s Club Gift Cards (terms and conditions apply to gift cards.) ARV:
$30,000.00.
ONE (1) SECOND PRIZE: One (1) Second Prize of (1) a Lifetime Plus Sam’s Club membership will be
awarded as $4,500.00 in Sam’s Club gift cards (terms and conditions apply to gift cards; Sam’s Club
membership for Life is calculated as one (1) $90 Sam’s Club Plus membership per year for fifty (50)
years) and (2) a Sam’s Club shopping spree awarded in $20,000.00 Sam’s Club gift cards (terms and
conditions apply). ARV: $24,500.00.
FIVE THOUSAND (5,000) WEEKLY PRIZES (one thousand (1,000) awarded per Weekly Entry Period):
If winner entered via the Scan & Go method, they will receive a $10.00 off coupon added to their Sam’s
Club account; if winner entered via the Online method, they will receive a $10 Sam’s Club gift card (terms
and conditions apply). ARV: $10.00.
Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s
sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the
designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Prize cannot be substituted, assigned,
transferred, or redeemed for cash; however, Sponsor reserves the right to make equivalent prize
substitutions at its sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes or components of a
prize(s). Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Only the number of
prizes stated in these Official Rules is available to be won in the Sweepstakes. If, by reason of a print or
other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Official Rules, an alternate winner
will be selected in accordance with the winner selection method described above from among all eligible
claimants making purportedly valid claims to award the advertised number of prizes available. Any and
all applicable federal, state, and local taxes and all fees and expenses related to acceptance and use of
prize not specifically stated herein, including but not limited to, change of air travel fees, ground
transportation, automobile insurance, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, service
charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees and/or other expenses, are the
responsibility solely of winner. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received
during the applicable Entry Period. Limit: one (1) prize per person.
Total ARV of all prizes to be awarded: $154,500.00.
7. Release: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide and be bound by these Official Rules and
decisions of Sponsor, and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Promotion
itself, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Promotion; (b) to release, discharge
and hold harmless Sponsor, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., VMLY&R, Administrator, and their respective affiliates,
subsidiaries, distributors, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors,
shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”)
from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property
resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or any
Promotion-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize, entry, or
participation in this Promotion or in any sweepstakes-related activity, or any claims based on publicity
rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, or merchandise delivery; (c) to indemnify Released Parties from
any and all liability resulting or arising from the Promotion and to hereby acknowledge that 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 Prize, including express warranties provided
exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize and (d) to the use of his/her name, voice,
performance, photograph, caption, entry, 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 designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional
consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute
specific consent to such use. By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other
materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Promotion without the
prior consent of the Sponsor, which it may withhold in its sole discretion.
8. Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each winner’s consent
to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or
hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or
consideration.
9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, if
any fraud, technical failures, human error, or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of
the Sweepstakes, or any event or cause beyond Sponsor’s control (e.g. events such as natural
calamities, national emergencies, wide spread illnesses, declarations of war, pandemics, acts of God,
acts of terrorism) interferes with any aspect of the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to fulfillment of
the prize(s), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion,
may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of
discontinuance and may modify the prizes offered herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole
discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of
the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an
unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the
legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes 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.
10. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate
information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming
associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited
to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3)
unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or
human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5)
late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which
may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or
receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been
erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in
the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event
that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated
number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the
right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded,
eligible prize claims.
11. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes
of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved
individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court
for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in
Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-
pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event
attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant
hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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 the entrant and Sponsor in
connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of
the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the
State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any
jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
12. Entrant’s Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy
Policy https://corporate.samsclub.com/privacy-policy. [Use if you plan to use information collected for
marketing purposes: Sponsor and Sponsor’s agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives or service
providers may use entrants’ [and/or referrals’] personal information submitted with entry for purposes of
prize fulfillment and/or for future marketing by Sponsor, such as to notify them of a product or promotion
that Sponsor thinks may be of interest.]
13. Winner List: For a winner list, visit https://bit.ly/3tw0wco. The winner list will be posted after winner
confirmation is complete.
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