Tim Hortons – Sip Into Summer Sweepstakes

Sip Into Summer Sweepstakes
Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT
INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: The Sip Into Summer Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the
fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Florida), who are the age of majority in their
state of residence (18 in most states, 19 in Alabama and Nebraska) who have a Tims Rewards Account or
registered physical Tims Rewards Card, at the time of entry. Employees of Tim Hortons USA (“Sponsor”),
Merkle Inc. (“Administrator”), their franchisees, and parent 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 in
Florida and 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.
2. Sponsor: Tim Hortons USA Inc., 5707 Blue Lagoon Drive, Miami, FL 33126. Administrator: Merkle
Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on June 29, 2022 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”), ends on July 19,
2022 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”) and consists of three (3) weekly entry periods (each a
“Weekly Entry Period”) as set forth below.
Entry Period
Start Date (at 12:00 a.m.
ET)
End Date (at 11:59 p.m.
ET)
Approximate Draw
Date/Winner
Notification Date
Week 1 June 29, 2022 July 6, 2022 July 7, 2022
Week 2 July 7, 2022 July 14, 2022 July 15, 2022
Week 3 July 15, 2022 July 19, 2022 July 20, 2022
Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
4. How to Enter:
Entry Requirements:
To enter and receive a prize, entrants must join the Tims Rewards by Tim Hortons® Program (“Tims
Rewards” or “Program”). Tims Rewards accounts are free, but subject to the Program Terms and
Conditions and Terms of Service. During the Promotion Period, download the Tim Hortons mobile app
(“Mobile App”), to your mobile device, if you haven’t already done so. Once you have downloaded and
opened the App, follow the instructions to create or sign-in to your Tims Rewards account. Alternatively,
you can visit the Tim Hortons website – timhortons.com and register for Tims Rewards online.
How to Receive a Sweepstakes Entry
a. Using Your Tims Rewards account to make a Qualified Beverage Purchase: Purchase
any of the following cold beverages such as Cold Brew coffee and Tim Hortons Refreshers,
each a “Qualified Beverage,” using the methods described in subsection (i – ii) below.
Qualified Beverages DO NOT INCLUDE any “Ready to Drink” packaged beverages, any
bottled beverage (such as soda, water, juice, milk), or fountain drinks. Beverages are
deemed to be valid purchases for entry purposes.
i. Purchase a Qualified Beverage in-Restaurant: Make an in-Restaurant
purchase of a Qualified Beverage by scanning your registered Tims Reward card
or theQR code within your Mobile App when you are making the purchase
transaction. If you have not yet registered yourTims Rewards Card at the time
of your purchase, you must first create an online Account (through the Rewards
Website or the Mobile App) and link it to your Tims Reward Card.
j. Make Qualified Beverage Purchase online or through the Tim Hortons
Mobile App: From your account on the Rewards Website or the Mobile App,
order and pay for a Qualifying Beverage for pick up or delivery.
For each Qualified Purchase, subject to the Limits stated below, you will receive one (1)
Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing. You are limited to one QR
scan every 30 minutes.
No Purchase Necessary Entry via the Microsite: To enter without a Qualifying Purchase, visit
https://timhortons.promo.eprize.com/rewards2022/ “Microsite”) and follow the links and instructions to
complete and submit the promotion registration form (“Registration Form”) by providing a valid email
address which will be associated with your Tims Rewards account. When you submit the Registration form,
you must check the box indicating your consent to join the Tims Rewards program and acceptance of the
program Terms and Conditions and the Promotion Official Rules. When you enroll in the Tims Rewards
program through the Microsite, a Tims Rewards account will be created for you and you will automatically
will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing.
Limit: You may receive up to two (2) Sweepstakes entries into the applicable Weekly Entry Period drawing
per day during the Promotion Period, regardless of method or combination of methods 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 an authorized account holder.
5. Drawings: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the
administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection Sweepstakes winners are final and
binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select the potential
Sweepstakes Weekly Entry Period winners, from all eligible entries received for each applicable Weekly
Entry Period, on or around the date outlined in the table in Section 3. Non-winning Weekly Entry Period
entries will not carry over to subsequent Weekly Entry Periods. Administrator will notify potential winners
from email customercare@helloworldfulfillment.com, at the email address associated with their Tim
Rewards account. Please check your spam filters for the notification. The Weekly Entry Period winner may
be required to provide their name, home mailing address (P.O. Boxes are not 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 his/her/their prize. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted,
fails to provide confirmation of eligibility or any other requested information within the required time period
(if applicable), or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits his/her/their 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 applicable prize will remain un-awarded.
Unclaimed prizes valued at $25.00 or less will not be awarded.
6. Prizes:
Weekly Entry Period Prizes:
Quantity Details
Approximate
Retail Value
(“ARV”)
30
(10 awarded per Weekly Entry Period)
“One Month of Timbits®” awarded as
$75.00 in Tim Hortons eGift cards. eGift
card to be used on the Tim Hortons app
or online. The prize is calculated as 30
redemptions of 10-Pack of Timbits®
(Based on recommended price of
$2.49,
Approximate total value $74.79)
$75.00
30
(10 awarded per Weekly Entry Period)
“One Month of Tim Hortons® Coffee”
awarded as $63.00 in Tim Hortons eGift
Cards. eGift card to be used on the Tim
Hortons app or online. The prize is
calculated as 30 redemptions of Large
Hot Brewed Coffee (Based on
recommended price of $2.10)
$63.00
626
(208 awarded for Weekly Entry Period 1
208 awarded for Weekly Entry Period 2
210 awarded for Weekly Entry Period 3)
1 “Pool Party Pack” consisting of:
1 Donut Shaped Beverage Float; one
16 oz Tumbler; 1 Embroidered Towel
and
60 Tims Rewards Bonus Points
(Points have no retail value)
$20.74
276
(92 awarded per Weekly Entry Period)
1 “Ultimate Park Pack” consisting of: 1
Cooler; 1 beverage coozie and 60 Tims
Rewards Bonus Points
(Points have no retail value)
$19.29
100
(33 awarded for Weekly Entry Period 1
33 awarded for Weekly Entry Period 2
34 awarded for Weekly Entry Period 3)
1,000 Tims Rewards Bonus Points
(Points have no retail value)
$0.00
500
(166 awarded for Weekly Entry Period 1
166 awarded for Weekly Entry Period 2
168 awarded for Weekly Entry Period 3)
100 Tims Rewards Bonus Points
(Points have no retail value)
$0.00
All Coffee & Food Prize values are based on the maximum recommended retail pricing in the U.S. as of
5/25/2022 and actual retail prices vary by location.
Odds of winning a Weekly Entry Period Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the
applicable Weekly Entry Period.
For All Tims Rewards Point Prizes: Points are redeemable for Tims food and beverages as set forth by the
Tims Rewards Program Terms & Conditions (which is subject to change). Points expire twelve (12) months
after the calendar month in which they are earned. For all details about Tims Rewards Points, see Tims
Rewards Terms and Conditions. Points prizes will be awarded to winner’s Tims Rewards account within 60
days.
For All Prizes: Terms and conditions of eGift Cards apply. Merchandise prizes are awarded “As-Is” with no
warranty or guarantee, either express or implied offered by Sponsor. 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. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.
Physical prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Promotion Period. Limit:
One (1) prize per entrant for the Promotion Period. Total ARV of all prizes: $22447.28.
7. Release: Except where prohibited, by participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and
hold harmless Sponsor, its parent, Restaurant Brands International, Inc., Administrator, and their respective
subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and
each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and
agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but
not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the
Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
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, 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)
malfunctions or technical issues with in-restaurant equipment or scanners; (4) unauthorized human intervention
in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (5) technical or human error which may occur in the
administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (6) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or
stolen mail (including prizes); or (7) 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://www.timhortons.com/privacy-policy.
13. Winner List: For a winner list, click here. The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is
complete.
© 2022 Merkle Inc. All rights reserved.