Tabasco -Win a trip for 2 to the 2016 BIG GAME valued at $25,140 and more great prizes by February 29, 2016!
TABASCO® BIG GAME GIVEAWAY SWEEPSTAKES
ENDING AT 11:59:00 pm CT on February 29, 2016
The TABASCO® Big Game Giveaway Sweepstakes is sponsored by McIlhenny Company and starts at 12:00:00 am Central Time on November 1, 2015 and ends 11:59:00 pm CT on February 29, 2016
The Sweepstakes Administrator is Marden-Kane, Inc., 195 Froehlich Farm Blvd., Woodbury, NY 11797 (“Sweepstakes Administrator”). Sponsor and Sweepstakes Administrator may herein be referred to as Promotion Entities
This Sweepstakes is only open to those who are 18 years of age or older who reside in one of the 50 United States (including the District of Columbia) at time of entry and have completed the necessary steps to be eligible for entry. If an individual who is considered a minor in his/her state is selected as a potential winner, the entry will be void and deemed ineligible. Employees of the Sponsor (McIlhenny Company) and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, as applicable, and advertising and promotion agencies, including but not limited to the Sweepstakes Administrator, members of the immediate families (defined for these purposes as including spouse, parents, children, and siblings and each of their respective spouses) or households of any of the above are NOT eligible to enter or win. Void outside the 50 United States and D.C., and where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants (“Entrants”) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and to accept decisions of the Sponsor as final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
3.HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
To enter, access the TABASCO® BIG GAME Sweepstakes at www.TABASCO.com any time during the Promotion Period as stated above. Prizes will, however, be awarded on the schedule set forth in the table below, and only entries received by the award date of each prize will be included in the drawing for that prize. Follow the on-screen instructions to “Enter the Sweepstakes” and complete the official registration. Entrant will be required to provide name, address, e-mail address, daytime phone number, and birthdate and accept terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes. Then, follow the directions to upload a selfie (“Submission”) (see Selfie Guidelines below) with a bottle of specially packaged BIG GAME TABASCO® Brand Pepper Sauce (found at retailers and food service providers nationwide), and automatically receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry. Your selfie photo can include you and/or friends and family members. Minors may only appear in the selfie if you are their parent or legal guardian. A few selfies will be featured on Sweepstakes website (selected by Sponsor). Winners will be selected by random drawing (quality of the selfies will not influence results of Sweepstakes). Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A “selfie” is defined as a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam. Limit one registration per e-mail address per day, during the duration of the Promotion Period.
TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES WITHOUT A PURCHASE (OR SELFIE): HAND-PRINT “TABASCO BIG GAME SWEEPSTAKES,” NAME, ADDRESS, CITY, STATE, ZIP CODE, DAYTIME PHONE NUMBER, AND EMAIL ADDRESS ON A PLAIN 3″X5″ PIECE OF PAPER, PLACE IN A STAMPED ENVELOPE AND MAIL TO: TABASCO® BIG GAME SWEEPSTAKES, C/O MK, PO BOX 460, WOODBURY, NY 11797-0460. LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY PER MAILING ENVELOPE. ENVELOPES CONTAINING MULTIPLE ENTRIES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST, LATE, DAMAGED, DELAYED, DESTROYED, MISDIRECTED, INCOMPLETE, ILLEGIBLE, MUTILATED, OR POSTAGE-DUE MAIL. PHOTOCOPIES, MECHANICALLY REPRODUCED, FORGED OR ALTERED MAILED ENTRIES AND FACSIMILES ARE VOID. INCOMPLETE OR ILLEGIBLE ENTRIES ARE NOT ELIGIBLE. ALL ENTRIES BECOME THE PROPERTY OF THE SPONSOR AND WILL NOT BE RETURNED. LIMIT OF ONE MAIL IN ENTRY PER DAY DURING THE DURATION OF THE PROMOTION PERIOD (BASED ON POST OFFICE POSTMARKED DATE). ALL ENTRIES SENT BY MAIL MUST BE POSTMARKED BY FEBRUARY 25, 2016 AND RECEIVED AT MARDEN-KANE BY FEBRUARY 29, 2016. PRIZES WILL, HOWEVER, BE AWARDED ON THE SCHEDULE SET FORTH IN THE TABLE BELOW, AND ONLY ENTRIES RECEIVED BY THE AWARD DATE OF EACH PRIZE WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE DRAWING FOR THAT PRIZE.
Selfie Guidelines: By uploading your selfie, you agree that your Submission conforms to the Photo Guidelines and Content Restrictions as defined below (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”).
• The Submission must be a self-portrait photograph taken with a digital camera, computer camera or camera phone;
• The Submission must be in .gif, .png. .tiff, .bmp, .jpeg, or .pdf format;
• The Submission must not exceed 5 MB in size;
• The Submission must be a selfie and must contain a TABASCO® brand product; and
• The Submission must contain a title in English.
• The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
• The Submission must not disparage Sponsor, Sweepstakes Administrator or any other person or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes;
• The Submission must not contain brand names or trademarks other than those owned by Sponsor, which entrant has a limited license to use to incorporate in his/her Submission;
• The Submission must not contain images or artwork not created by entrant;
• The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
• The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
• The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state where Submission is created.
Entrants must have permission from all individuals that appear in a Submission (if any) to use their name and likeness in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth herein. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Uploading a Submission constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Submission in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes.
A random drawing will be conducted to select potential Winners from among all eligible entries submitted during the Promotion Period, as per the schedule below. All drawings will be conducted by Sweepstakes Administrator. Each potential Winner is subject to eligibility verification and compliance with these Official Rules. Sweepstakes Administrator (or Sponsor) will notify each potential Winner by email and/or phone using information provided on entry within two business days of the prize drawing. Potential Winners will be required to sign, have notarized, and return to Sweepstakes Administrator an affidavit of eligibility/release of liability, a W9 tax form, and where legal, publicity release by the date indicated in the notification. Failure to complete and return the documents in the time noted, or if prize notification is undeliverable, will result in disqualification and an alternate potential Winner will be selected and notified, time permitting.
ODDS OF WINNING A PRIZE ARE SUBJECT TO THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. Entries will be entered into all open Sweepstakes based on the date registration is completed. An entrant may only win one (1) secondary prize and may win a BIG GAME prize.
Start Date End Date Prize Description Prize Value # of Prizes Total Average Retail Value Drawing Date on or about
• 11/1/2015 12/28/2015 $5,000 Best Buy Gift Card $5,000.00 1 $5,000.00 12/30/2015
• 11/1/2015 12/28/2015 $100 Fanatics.com Gift Card $100.00 30 $3,000.00 12/30/2015
• 11/1/2015 12/28/2015 TABASCO® Personalized Gallon $65.00 100 $6,500.00 12/30/2015
• 11/1/2015 12/28/2015 Football Caddy $17.00 200 $3,400.00 12/30/2015
• 11/1/2015 1/4/2015 $5,000 Best Buy Gift Card $5,000.00 1 $5,000.00 1/6/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/4/2015 $100 Fanatics.com Gift Card $100.00 30 $3,000.00 1/6/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/4/2015 TABASCO® Personalized Gallon $65.00 50 $3,250.00 1/6/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/4/2015 Football Caddy $17.00 100 $1,700.00 1/6/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/11/2016 2016 BIG GAME TRIP $25,140.00 1 $25,140.00 1/12/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/11/2016 $5,000 Best Buy Gift Card $5,000.00 1 $5,000.00 1/12/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/11/2016 $100 Fanatics.com Gift Card $100.00 30 $3,000.00 1/12/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/11/2016 TABASCO® Personalized Gallon $65.00 50 $3,250.00 1/12/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/11/2016 Football Caddy $17.00 100 $1,700.00 1/12/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/18/2016 $5,000 Best Buy Gift Card $5,000.00 1 $5,000.00 1/20/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/18/2016 $100 Fanatics.com Gift Card $100.00 30 $3,000.00 1/20/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/18/2016 TABASCO® Personalized Gallon $65.00 50 $3,250.00 1/20/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/18/2016 Football Caddy $17.00 100 $1,700.00 1/20/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/25/2016 $5,000 Best Buy Gift Card $5,000.00 1 $5,000.00 1/27/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/25/2016 $100 Fanatics.com Gift Card $100.00 20 $2,000.00 1/27/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/25/2016 TABASCO® Personalized Gallon $65.00 50 $3,250.00 1/27/2016
• 11/1/2015 1/25/2016 Football Caddy $17.00 100 $1,700.00 1/27/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/1/2016 $100 Fanatics.com Gift Card $100.00 20 $2,000.00 2/3/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/1/2016 TABASCO® Personalized Gallon $65.00 50 $3,250.00 2/3/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/1/2016 Football Caddy $17.00 100 $1,700.00 2/3/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/8/2016 $100 Fanatics.com Gift Card $100.00 20 $2,000.00 2/10/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/8/2016 TABASCO® Personalized Gallon $65.00 50 $3,250.00 2/10/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/8/2016 Football Caddy $17.00 100 $1,700.00 2/10/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/15/2016 $100 Fanatics.com Gift Card $100.00 10 $1,000.00 2/17/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/15/2016 TABASCO® Personalized Gallon $65.00 50 $3,250.00 2/17/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/15/2016 Football Caddy $17.00 100 $1,700.00 2/17/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/22/2016 $100 Fanatics.com Gift Card $100.00 10 $1,000.00 2/24/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/22/2016 TABASCO® Personalized Gallon $65.00 50 $3,250.00 2/24/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/22/2016 Football Caddy $17.00 100 $1,700.00 2/24/2016
• 11/1/2015 2/29/2016 2017 BIG GAME TRIP $25,140.00 1 $25,140.00 3/2/2016
2016 BIG GAME TRIP: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a trip for two (2) to the 2016 BIG GAME (the “2016 Trip”). 2016 Trip consists of: roundtrip coach air transportation from a major commercial airport near Grand Prize Winner’s legal residence (as selected by Sponsor) to the San Francisco International Airport; transfers to/from airport to hotel; transfers to/from hotel to the BIG GAME, two (2) tickets to the 2016 BIG GAME, and hotel accommodations during the 2016 Trip (one standard room/double occupancy, 4 nights). Grand Prize Winner is to be provided USD$100 per person/per day in the form of a check to cover cost of meals, drinks and miscellaneous items (total ARV of 2016 Trip: USD$19,340). In addition, Grand Prize Winner is to be provided USD$5,800 in the form of a check, made payable to Grand Prize Winner, that may be used towards payment of taxes (note: cash amount, along with the entire value of the 2016 Trip, is taxable to the Grand Prize Winner). Travel taxes associated with the 2016 Trip and all expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the Grand Prize Winner’s responsibility, including but not limited to: transportation to and from the airport of origin, alcoholic beverages, tax, gratuities, insurance, laundry service, merchandise, room service, service charges, activities, souvenirs and telephone calls. Airline carrier and hotel regulations and conditions apply. 2016 Trip components are subject to change without notice. Travel and lodging are subject to availability, certain restrictions, blackout dates and Sponsor’s approval.
Travel companions of Grand Prize Winner must be 21 years of age or older (unless travel companion is the child of the Grand Prize Winner). Grand Prize Winner’s travel companions (parent/guardian, if travel companion is a minor) must sign and return a consent to publicity (where legal), liability waiver, and travel release form prior to traveling. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use Grand Prize Winner’s and travel companions’ names and likenesses for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation unless prohibited by law.
2016 Trip must be taken on the following dates: February 4, 2016 – February 8, 2016 and the selected departure must be booked by January 15, 2016. If potential Grand Prize Winner is unavailable to travel during those dates for any reason, Grand Prize will be forfeited without compensation of any kind and an alternate Grand Prize Winner selected (time permitting) from among all eligible entries received for random drawing. Grand Prize Winner and Grand Prize Winner’s invited guest for the 2016 Trip (“Guest”) are solely responsible for obtaining any and all necessary travel documents (valid photo I.D., credit card, passport, etc.) before departure and all travelers must be at least 21 years old (except in case where Guest is child of Grand Prize Winner) at time of travel. Any costs associated with obtaining the required travel documents are the responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner and Guest.
Sponsor reserves the right to change and/or substitute any components of the Grand Prize at any time, in its sole discretion. The 2016 Trip shall be coordinated between Marden-Kane Inc. and the Grand Prize Winner.
The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is USD$25,140. The ARV is subject to change based on current market conditions at time of Prize fulfillment, and the time of travel and the distance between departure and destination. Any difference between the ARV and the actual values, if any, will not be awarded.
Sponsor will determine the airlines and hotels in its sole discretion. Grand Prize Winner and Guest must travel on the same itinerary. All travel dates are subject to change in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Travel restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Travel arrangements are subject to availability and must be roundtrip. Promotion Entities shall not be responsible for any damage to baggage or any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any acts or omissions whatsoever by the air carriers, hotels or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of the services and accommodations necessitated by same. Grand Prize Winner and Guest must possess valid travel documents in order to travel.
2017 BIG GAME TRIP: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a trip for two (2) to the 2017 BIG GAME (the “2017 Trip”). Prize will be identical to the 2016 details provided above with the exception of dates and location. Winner to begin prize fulfillment process in October, 2016.
By participating in Sweepstakes, each Winner (hereinafter defined) grants the right to Sponsor to record, videotape and photograph the Winner (“Images”). These Images will be owned by Sponsor. Sponsor and each of its designees shall have the right to use, edit, adapt, post, stream, copy and exploit such Images, and all elements embodied therein, including any names, likenesses, voice, conversation and any other attributes of Winner’s personality and appearance, individually or with others, in whole or in part, in conjunction with other material, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, for the purpose of trade, advertising, promotion or any other lawful purpose whatsoever, in perpetuity, throughout the world, without additional compensation, consideration, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law.
Total Approximate Retail Value of all prizes: USD$144,780.00
5.PRIZE RESTRICTIONS AND RULES:
Each Prize is non-transferable, except at the discretion of the Sponsor. Taxes, and all other expenses not specified herein to be paid by Sponsor, if any, are the responsibility of the Winner. All Winners will be required to sign, notarize, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law), and applicable tax information forms, if required, within 72 hours of notification attempt. If any document sent by any means to an Entrant is returned as undeliverable or if Entrant fails to properly execute and return all documents described herein in the time noted, or if Entrant is found not to be eligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, the Entrant will be disqualified. Should the potential Winner (or any other alternate potential Winner) decide to decline the prize for any reason whatsoever, Sponsor shall have no further obligation to that potential Winner, and an alternate potential Winner will be selected, if time permits. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Sweepstakes Administrator, and each of their affiliates, licensees, parent companies, franchisees, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability for any injuries, losses or damage of any kind which may arise in connection with this Sweepstakes or the acceptance and/or use of any prize. Any issues concerning the validity, interpretation or enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrants and Sponsor, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana, USA, without giving effect to any conflict of law rules which might find otherwise. If any dispute arises relating to the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules, such dispute shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Louisiana. Entrants irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes are to be directed to the Sponsor at the address below.
Winners’ names to be announced (posted online at www.TABASCO.com) on or about 3/15/2016 and will remain posted for 30 days.
McIlhenny Company, 601 Poydras Street, Suite 1815, New Orleans, LA 70130
Best Buy and Fanatics.com are not Sponsors or Participants in this Sweepstakes.