Sodexo – Step Your Game Up Sweepstakes
SODEXO “STEP YOUR GAME UP” SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING
1. ELIGIBILITY: The Sodexo “Step Your Game Up” Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty
(50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age of older and enrolled in good
standing at a post-secondary school with Sodexo-managed university dining at the time of entry and at
the time prizes are awarded. Residents meeting the eligibility requirements who are also part-time
Sodexo employees are eligible to participate. Winners may be required to provide proof of enrollment
and proof of age to claim prize. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of Sodexo and its
“Promotional Participants” (i.e., affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and
suppliers involved in this Sweepstakes) and their immediate family members (mother, father, sister,
brother, husband, wife, daughter, son, step-father, step-mother, step-daughter, step-son, step-brother,
step-sister, half-brother, half-sister) and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible.
All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. This Sweepstakes is not open to the general
2. AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant (or parent/legal
guardian if winner is deemed a minor in his/her state of residence) fully and unconditionally agrees to
and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are final and binding in all
matters related to the Sweepstakes.
3. TO ENTER: Beginning at 10:00:00 AM Eastern Time (ET) on August 12, 2019 through 10:00:00 PM
(ET) on September 23, 2019, log on to www.stepyourgameupsweepstakes.com and follow the on-
screen instructions to complete the on-line entry form. Limit one (1) entry per person. Multiple entrants
are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than one
(1) entry by using multiple/different email addresses or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries
and that entrant may be disqualified.
4. RANDOM DRAWING/WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential prize winners will be selected in a random
drawing held on or about October 1, 2019, from among all eligible entries received. Odds of winning
depend on the number of eligible entries received. Limit one (1) prize per person. If a potential prize
winner is found to be ineligible, is not in compliance with these Official Rules, is disqualified or forfeits
prize for any reason, declines to accept the prize, or if the prize notification or prize is returned as
undeliverable, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize to an alternate Entrant who will also be
selected randomly from all remaining non-winning entries received during the Sweepstakes, time
permitting, even if the disqualified potential Prize winner’s name may have been publicly announced.
Upon verification of eligibility, each prize package will ship to the winner’s Sodexo university
representative who will award the prize package in November 2019.
5. PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): Fifteen (15) Grand Prizes: A Nintendo
Switch with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (includes Nintendo Switch console, dock, Joy-Con (L) and Joy-Con
(R), Two Joy-Con straps, One Joy-Con grip, HDMI cable, AC adapter, and a download code for Mario
Kart 8 Deluxe) and a $200 Amazon Gift Card. ARV: $580 each prize. Prize consists of only the items
specifically listed. The ARV is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on,
among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these
Official Rules and the date the prizes are awarded or redeemed. Gift Card is not exchangeable or
redeemable for cash and is subject to all terms and conditions of use as established by issuer. Sponsor is not
responsible for lost or stolen gift card, which will not be replaced. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute
prize of equal or greater value if prize or portion of prize is unavailable for any reason. No substitution,
cash redemption or transfer of prize by winner permitted. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole
responsibility of winner.
6. GENERAL RULES: All materials submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use winners’ names and/or likenesses for
purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting
prize, each winner (or parent/legal guardian if winner is deemed a minor in his/her state of residence)
agrees to release and hold Sponsor, the Promotional Participants, and each of their respective parent
and affiliate companies, directors, officers, employees and assigns of each harmless against any and all
claims, damages, losses, expenses and liability arising out of acceptance, use or misuse of any prize.
Entrants (or parent/legal guardian if entrant is deemed a minor in his/her state of residence) assume all
liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes,
and the acceptance or use of any prize.
7. WEBSITE: The Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete or unintelligible entries, entries not received
by entry deadline, for interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections,
miscommunications, computer hardware or software, and other technical errors or failures of any kind,
including any injury or damage to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in or
experiencing any materials in connection with the Sweepstakes; unauthorized human intervention,
failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions or other errors of any kind,
whether human, mechanical or electronic, that may limit a user’s ability to participate in the
Sweepstakes, including without limitation, the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information online
regardless of cause. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or like entry methods will void all
entries affected by such methods and be deemed tampering. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the
participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with
any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules. You may
not attempt, or authorize, encourage, or support others’ attempts, to circumvent, reverse engineer,
decrypt, break or otherwise alter or interfere with the Service. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO
DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN
ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES
FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING
CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. Not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether
caused by entrants, printing errors or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in
the Sweepstakes; not responsible for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to
malfunctions, interruptions or disconnections in phone lines or network or software; unauthorized human
intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes, technical or human error which may
occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or any injury or damages to
persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s
participation in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if
fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Sweepstakes; or if a computer virus,
bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the
program as determined by Sponsor/judging agency/administrator, in their sole discretion. In the event of
termination, a notice will be posted online, and the drawing will be conducted from among all eligible
entries received prior to termination. In the event a dispute arises regarding specific individual entitled to
receive prize, entry will be declared made by the “authorized e-mail account holder” and any damage
made to the website will also be the responsibility of the authorized e-mail account holder of the e-mail
address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized e-mail account holder” is defined as the natural
person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or
other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail
addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Participant may be requested
to provide Sponsor with proof that the participant is the authorized e-mail account holder of the e-mail
address associated with the account/submission. Proof of submitting entries will not be deemed to be
proof of receipt by Sponsor.
8. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY PARTICIPANT BE
PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND PARTICIPANTS HEREBY WAIVE, ALL RIGHTS TO
CLAIM PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES WHATSOEVER. IN
NO EVENT, SHALL SPONSOR OR THE PROMOTIONAL PARTICIPANTS BE LIABLE TO ANY
PARTICIPANT OR WINNER FOR DAMAGES THAT EXCEED THE VALUE OF THE PRIZE TO BE
AWARDED TO ANY INDIVIDUAL PARTICIPANT IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
9. WIN LIST: For the names of the winners, available after October 31, 2019, send a separate, self-
addressed, stamped (#10) envelope to: Sodexo “Step Your Game Up” Sweepstakes Win List Request,
10000 Highway 55, Minneapolis, MN 55441, to be received by October 1, 2019.
10. SPONSOR: Sodexo, 9801 Washington Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878.
HELP INFORMATION: If you need help or have any questions regarding this Sweepstakes, please email
CampusServicesMarketing@sodexo.com. Please include your name, name of your post-secondary school,
phone number and name of Sweepstakes. You can also call 781-902-7451 or mail your help request to:
Sodexo, 9801 Washington Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878.