Sazerac – Buffalo Trace Run For Bourbon Sweepstakes

Buffalo Trace Run for Bourbon Sweepstakes

Official
Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
TO ENTER OR WIN.  MAKING A PURCHASE DOES
NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.  THE
FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS VALID ONLY IN THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES (“U.S.”)
AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (“D.C.”), AND IS OPEN ONLY TO QUALIFIED PERSONS (AS
DEFINED IN THE RULES BELOW).  VOID
ELSEWHERE AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED.  BY
PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL
RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR.  DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU
DO NOT AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND FALL WITHIN THE ELIGIBILITY
REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BELOW. 

 

Sweepstakes
Name:  Buffalo Trace Run for Bourbon Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).

 

Sweepstakes Dates: Registration begins at 12:00:01am Eastern
Time (“ET”) on 1/18/2023 and ends at
11:59:59pm ET on 2/18/2023 (the
“Registration Period”).  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable
federal, state and local laws and regulations. 
Void outside of the (50) U.S. and D.C., and wherever restricted or
prohibited by law.

 

Who may Enter:  Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents
of the (50) U.S. and D.C., who are age 21 or older as of date of entry, and
have a valid driver’s license or government issued photo ID, except the
following persons who are not eligible to enter, participate or win:

(a)  
Employees,
officers, and directors of Sazerac
Company, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Million Dollar Media (the “Sweepstakes
Administrator”), each of their respective franchisees, parents, affiliated
companies, subsidiaries, contractors, distributors or wholesalers, printers,
advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated
with the design or execution of this promotion, or any employees, officers,
directors, members, shareholders or agents of any alcohol-beverage retailers,
distributors, wholesalers or manufacturers (collectively, “Released Parties”),
and the members of the immediate families or households, whether or not
related, of any of the above. “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes
of this promotion, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings
(including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grandchildren
(including step grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses, regardless
of where they reside.

 

How to Enter –
Online Registration: To enter, visit www.WillRunForBuffaloTraceBourbon.com during the “Registration
Period”.  Each entrant must fully
complete the online registration page with all required information including
his/her name, valid email address, phone number (including area code), home address, and date of birth.  After having read and agreed to these
Official Rules, click the submit button to submit your online entry.  All online entries must be fully complete for all required
information and must be received by 11:59pm ET on 2/18/2023 to be eligible.

 

Any available
opt-in opportunities are not required to enter the
Sweepstakes, and opting-in will not improve your chances of winning.  By participating and submitting an entry, entrant agrees that sponsor
and participating parties are authorized to contact entrant via email, text,
mail, phone or any other form of media to make entrant aware of information
pertinent to the Sweepstakes, and to distribute information regarding the
Sponsor(s) featured products, special events or future contests, promotions or
offers.  Entrants may opt-out of any
further email communication at any time by simply replying REMOVE to any email
message, or following the provided opt-out instructions.

 

Maximum of one entry per
person per day.  Any
incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified.  Any entry submitted
with an invalid email address or other inaccurate, incomplete, false or
incorrect information will be disqualified. 
Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected,
illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, damaged entries, or for entries
submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these rules, or for any entry not submitted or received due to any
technical error or failure, unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate capture
or mis-entry of any required information, or the failure to capture any such
information for any reason including programming or technical errors, or
effects of hackers or failure of any electronic equipment, computer or cellular
transmissions and/or network connections; all of which will be disqualified.

 

Each
entrant must submit an entry on his/her own behalf.  Any entry submitted on behalf of another
individual or using another person’s email address, name or mobile number will
be disqualified and ineligible to claim any prize.  Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more
than the stated number of entries allowed by using same, multiple/different
email addresses, mobile numbers, identities, or any other methods void that
entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified.  No mechanically reproduced or automated
entries permitted.  Use of any automated
system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all
such entries will be deemed void.  All
entries received become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. 

 

In
the event of a dispute as to any online registration, the authorized account
holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the
registrant and he/she must be eligible according to these Official Rules.  The “authorized email 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.

 

By
registering to enter Sweepstakes, you affirm that you have read and accepted
these Official Sweepstakes Rules.  All entrants agree to be bound by and abide
by the official rules of the Contest.

 

Winner Selection and
Notification (1 grand prize winner): On
or about 2/22/2023, one (1) potential grand prize winner will be
randomly selected from among all eligible entries received.  If eligible entries are less than the
scheduled number of prizes available, then associated prize award(s) shall not
be awarded.

 

Potential
winner will be notified initially by phone and/or email following their
selection.  If the Administrator is
unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with a selected
potential prize winner by phone within 48-hours of the initial
notification attempt to the phone number and/or email address associated with
that entrant’s entry, then that entrant may be disqualified and an alternate
potential winner may be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible
entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting). 

Note:
phone messages will not be left during the winner notification process.

 

During
winner notification, the selected potential winner must confirm their
eligibility, and indicate their willingness and ability to accept the
prize.  The potential winner will then
receive official notification via email delivery, including prize acceptance
documents which must be completed and returned per the provided instructions
and as outlined below.  If any selected
winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, or is unable or unwilling to
accept the prize, elects to decline the prize or fails to return the required
prize acceptance documents within the required time frame, s/he will be
disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate
winner will be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries and
notified as per the procedures outlined above. 
Any disqualified entrant will not receive any alternate prize
substitution or compensation.  Decisions of the Administrator in the
selection and determination of the winner and all matters relating to this
Sweepstakes are final and binding. 

 

All
of the following will apply to the potential winner: 1) winner will be required
to complete and return, within 3-days
of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form, including an affidavit of
eligibility and a liability/publicity release (where permitted) and a W-9 form
in order to be eligible to claim the prize; 2) winner may be required to
present a copy of a valid driver’s license or government issued photo ID with
valid residential address and a copy of a valid social security card as a
condition of receiving the prize, and (3) winner shall be solely responsible
for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to, all local,
state and federal taxes) that may be or become due in connection with their
respective prize award, and winner shall be issued a 1099 form reflecting the
value of the prize award.

 

Grand Prize Award
(maximum 1 prize award):  The eligible entrant designated as a grand
prize winner shall be awarded a 3-day, 2-night VIP trip to Louisville, KY and
the Buffalo Trace Distillery with one (1) night in Louisville, KY and a second
night in the Buffalo Trace Distillery’s private lodge. Travel
must occur on one of the designated three-day date range options outlined below
occurring between May 11, 2023 and September 23, 2023. The grand prize award
trip shall include:

·        
First-class
roundtrip airfare for winner and one (1) guest (21 years of age or older)
from the nearest major metro airport to the winner’s home to Louisville, KY (SDF
airport). Airline, class of service, and departure/arrival airports as solely
determined and designated by Sponsor and subject to availability.

o   
NOTE: If grand prize winner resides within 250-miles of the
Buffalo Trace Distillery or the greater Louisville, KY metro area, Sponsor
reserves the right to provide a $500 gift card toward ground transportation in
lieu of airfare.

·        
Private
ground transfers from SDF airport to Louisville hotel; Louisville hotel to the Buffalo
Trace Distillery; and, Buffalo Trace Distillery to SDF airport.  Car service provider and vehicle class as
solely determined and designated by Sponsor, subject to availability;

·        
One
(1) night standard double-occupancy hotel in Louisville, KY. Hotel as solely
determined and designated by Sponsor based upon availability;

·        
Dinner
reservation for winner and one (1) guest (21 years of age or older) in Louisville,
KY.  Restaurant type, location, and
reservation time as solely designated and determined by Sponsor, subject to
availability;

·        
One
(1) night lodging at the Stagg Lodge located on the property of the Buffalo
Trace Distillery;

·        
Dinner
for winner and one (1) guest (21 years of age or older) prepared by a
private chef at the Stagg Lodge.  Meal
type and service time as solely designated and determined by Sponsor, subject
to availability and date of experience;

·        
One
(1) $800 gift card to the Buffalo Trace gift shop. Gift card subject to the
terms and conditions, including any expiration, of the issuing gift card
provider policy;

·        
One
(1) $500 gift card toward supplemental ground transportation and incidentals. Gift
card subject to the terms and conditions, including any expiration, of the
issuing gift card provider policy.

 

Available
travel dates for grand prize award trip:

 

Trip Travel Dates

Buffalo Trace Distillery Visit Date

May 11 – 13, 2023

May 12, 2023

June 1 – 3, 2023

June 2, 2023

June 15 – 17, 2023

June 16, 2023

July 13 – 15, 2023

July 14, 2023

July 27 – 29, 2023

July 28, 2023

August 10 – 12, 2023

August 11, 2023

August 24 – 26, 2023

August 25, 2023

September 21 – 23, 2023

September 22, 2023

 

 

NOTE:  No alcoholic beverage is part of any prize
award.  The grand prize award has an
approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $10,000. 
Actual ARV based upon final travel accommodations, dependent on dates of
travel and winner’s home location.

 

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

 

Sponsor is not responsible for any travel
delays, flight delays or cancellations or travel difficulty related to prize
award, redemption or use.  If travel delays or difficulty prevent
arrival in time for any and all elements of trip or prize award, Sponsor is not
responsible for awarding any compensation in lieu thereof.  Each winner and his/her guest must travel
together on the same itinerary.  Any
changes to completed travel arrangements, once booked, are the sole
responsibility of the winner, and are solely at the winner’s expense.  Actual value of the trip will depend on point
of departure, destination and any airfare fluctuations.  If actual value of prize is lower than the
stated ARV of the prize award when it is procured and fulfilled, then the
difference will not be awarded to the winner. 
The winner and travel companion are solely responsible for all costs
incurred to and from the nearest major airport to the winner’s home as
designated by Sponsor as the prize originates and terminates at such departure
point unless otherwise agreed to by Sponsor in writing. 

 

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

 

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

 

Winner and guest must be twenty-one (21) years
old and agree to comply with all applicable airline, hotel provider and tour
attendance rules requirements, and regulations in connection with the prize
award, redemption and use. Sponsor, travel, or tour providers reserve the
right to remove or deny entry to any winner and/or his/her guest who do not
comply with any rule, requirement, instruction, policy, or who engage in a
disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any
other person.  Winner and guest shall be
solely responsible for their behavior while traveling and in attendance at any VIP
experience tour or event, and must follow the instructions and direction from
any travel provider or associated staff or security.  If winner or guest
violates the standards of the travel or tour provider, behaves in an
inappropriate, irresponsible or offensive manner, or is deemed by staff or
security to have violated any rule, regulation or policy of the travel or tour provider,
or to be a security threat in any manner, the winner and guest shall be ejected
or denied entry, and shall immediately forfeit the remaining prize award.

 

VIP tour tickets delivery method is at sole
discretion of tour provider which will be either sent to winner by mail, email,
mobile ticketing or placed at venue Will Call the day of tour under the
winner’s name. Winner must be present to pick up tickets and a valid photo ID
will be required if tickets are placed at Will Call. Tour tickets are subject
to age restrictions.  Resale of tour
tickets is prohibited. Tour provider reserves the right to revoke full or
partial prize from winner or winner’s guest who it or venue personnel deem may,
in its sole discretion, be intoxicated, be a safety risk, have violated any
venue policy or law, or may bring tour provider into disrepute. By claiming tour
tickets, you agree to the tour provider policies, and to abide by the health
and safety measures in effect at the time of the tour, which may include,
without limitation, wearing masks, providing proof of vaccination status and/or
providing proof of negative COVID-19 test administered by an approved facility.
Should the tour be cancelled or access to the venue be restricted, you will be
notified as soon as reasonably possible.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

IN CASE OF DISPUTES:  By
participating, each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and
causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, or any
prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of
class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or
state court within the State of New Jersey; (2) any and all claims, judgments,
and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including
costs associated with entering this Promotion, and in no event will entrant be
entitled to received attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no
circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant
hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, and consequential
damages, and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses,
and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All
issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and
enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of
entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Promotion, shall be governed by,
and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Jersey, without
giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions
(whether of the State of New Jersey or any other jurisdiction), that would cause
the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New
Jersey.

 

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

 

Official Rules &
Winners List:  For a copy of these Official Rules, or the
name of prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by
4/1/2023 to: Buffalo Trace Run for Bourbon Sweepstakes, c/o Million Dollar
Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095. 
PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winners list.

 

Sponsor: 
This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Sazerac Company, Inc., Sazerac Inc,
10401 Linn Station Rd, Lousiville, KY, 40223.

 

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