Twin Peaks Restaurants – Dos Million ($2000000) Bracket Challenge Contest Sweepstakes
peaks REStAURAnts DOS MILLION ($2,000,000) Bracket Challenge
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE DOES
NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. THE
FOLLOWING CONTEST IS VALID ONLY IN THE FIFTY (50) UNITED
STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (D.C.) AND IS OPEN ONLY TO QUALIFIED PERSONS (AS DEFINED
IN THE RULES BELOW). VOID ELSEWHERE AND
WHEREVER PROHIBITED. DO NOT PARTICIPATE
IN THE CONTEST IF YOU DO NOT FALL WITHIN THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BELOW.
Contest Name: Twin Peaks Restaurants Dos Million
($2,000,000) Bracket Challenge (the “Contest”).
Contest Dates: Contest registration is
scheduled to begin at 12:00am
Eastern Time (ET) on 2/13/2023 end
at 12:00pm (noon) ET on 3/16/2023
(the “Registration Period”), prior to the start of the designated 2023 Men’s College Basketball Tournament. The Grand Prize Contest is scheduled to occur
between 3/16/2023 – 4/3/2023 during the designated 2023 Men’s College
Basketball Tournament. Contest is
subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void outside the (50) U.S. and
D.C., and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
2023 Men’s College Basketball Tournament being played between 3/16/2023
– 4/3/2023, with the Semi-Final and Championship games to be held in Houston,
TX on 4/1/2023 and 4/3/2023.
May Enter: Contest 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 U.S. driver’s
license or government issued ID, except the following persons who are not
eligible to enter, participate or win:
officers, and directors of Twin Peaks
Restaurants, participating Twin
Peaks Restaurant locations (collectively “Sponsor”), Million Dollar Media (the “Contest Administrator”), each of their
respective franchisees, parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries,
distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any
and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this Contest
(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 Contest, parents (including in-laws),
grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings),
children (including step-children), grand children (including step grand-children)
and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside.
who do not have access to an internet connection in order to
visit the contest website, or a valid email address to register.
How to Enter – Online Registration: Visit www.TwinPeaksBracketChallenge.com during the “Registration Period”, and fully
complete the online registration. Each eligible participant must fully
complete the online registration with all required information, including your name, complete address
(including city, state and zip), valid email address, birth date, and phone
number (including area code). Each registrant will designate their own
‘Screen Name’, and must enter their username (email address) and password. The designated ‘Screen Name’ will be
displayed on the ‘Standings Page’ during the contest. Each registrant’s username (email address)
and password will allow participants to return to the contest site to Log-in
and view their prediction, points and standings.
Favorite Location: Each contestant will also be required to select their
favorite Twin Peaks Restaurant location participating in the Bracket Challenge
from the available list of locations.
After having read and
agreed to these Official Rules, click the submit button to submit your online
registration. All entries must be fully
complete for all required registration information. Any entry submitted with an invalid email
address will be disqualified. Maximum of one entry per person or per
valid email address. Any contestant submitting more than one
entry will void all entries by that contestant.
Any available opt-in opportunities are not
required to enter the Contest, and checking the opt-in boxes will not improve
your chances of winning.
By participating and submitting an
entry, contestant agrees that sponsors and participating parties are authorized
to contact entrant via email, mail, phone or any other form of media to make
contestant aware of information pertinent to the contest, and to distribute
information regarding the Sponsor(s) featured products, special events or
promotional offers, or purchase incentives.
Contestants may opt-out of any further email communication at any time
by simply replying REMOVE to any email message, or following the provided
Bracket Prediction – Must be fully completed and submitted by 12:00pm
(noon) ET on 3/16/2023:
Bracket predictions must be completed
and submitted between:
3/12/2023 – Following
team selection announcements for the designated Men’s College Basketball
NOTE: Eligible contestants
may submit bracket pick selections prior to 3/12/2023, however,
participating teams and game match-ups will not
be available until 3/12/2023.
3/16/2023 – Prior to 12:00pm
(noon) ET prior to tip off of the first game of
NOTE – Play-in game byes: The play-in games on 3/14/2023
and 3/15/2023 are byes, and not part of the prediction challenge.
Bracket Prediction: Once the designated 2023 Men’s
College Basketball Tournament team selections have been announced on 3/12/2023
– all registered or newly registering participants must fully complete the
provided Bracket Prediction form on the Edit/Update Picks page of the Bracket
Challenge contest website prior to the bracket prediction submission deadline.
participant will also be required to submit their prediction of the Total Cumulative Points to be scored in
the Championship Game on 4/3/2023 prior to the Bracket Prediction submission
deadline. Any contestant who fails to
complete the Total Cumulative Points ‘tie-break’ prediction will be assigned a
point total of 0 cumulative points for the Championship Game.
IMPORTANT – Save Picks: Participants are required to click the ‘Save Picks’ button on the contest
website to save their bracket predictions selections, cumulative score
prediction or updates to their predictions.
Any changes or predictions made without clicking the ‘Save Picks’ will
not be saved or recognized for this contest.
Completed bracket prediction
entries must be received by 12:00pm
(noon) ET on 3/16/2023 in order to be eligible to
participate or claim any prize. Any registered participant or contestant
who fails to fully or correctly complete the online
registration form, or fully and correctly complete the required Bracket
Prediction for all (63) games in the designated tournament (and successfully Save
their picks) will be disqualified and ineligible to claim the grand prize or
bonus prize (see below). Any bracket prediction not received by the
required deadline for any reason including, but not limited to transmission
error, internet problems, human or programming error, equipment or website
malfunction, internet traffic or errors caused by viruses or hackers will be
disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible
for any delays or difficulty in receipt an eligible contestant’s Bracket
Prediction that prevents participation.
Any incomplete or illegible entries
will be disqualified. Released Parties
are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, incomplete,
invalid, unintelligible, damaged, 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 or effects
of hackers or failure of any electronic equipment, computer or cellular
transmissions and/or network connections; all of which will be disqualified.
participant must submit an entry on his/her own behalf. Any entry submitted on behalf of another individual
or using another person’s email address or name will be disqualified and
ineligible to claim any prize. 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
the event of a dispute as to any on-line registration, the authorized account
holder of the e-mail 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 e-mail address by an Internet access provider,
online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail
addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. All entries received become the property of
the Sponsor and will not be returned.
Scoring – Bracket
Points: Each eligible participant who has
successfully completed the online registration and bracket prediction as
required by these Official Rules will receive 1-point for each of the (63)
games for which they have correctly predicted the winning team. Any incorrect predictions will receive 0
points. The maximum point total for
correctly predicting the winning team in every game played during the
designated Men’s College Basketball Tournament is 63 points. At the completion of the designated
tournament, each eligible contestant bracket prediction received will be
compared to the actual bracket outcome.
Procedures: In the event of a tie among any point leaders
in the Bracket prediction, the tie-breakers to
determine the overall 1st Place Bracket Champion, or 1st
place finishers by store location shall be as follows (tie breaker procedures shall not apply for the $2,000,000 40-year
annuity Grand Prize – see below):
who has predicted closest to the actual Cumulative Points total in the
Championship game, regardless if the prediction is higher or lower than the
actual point total.
the event of a remaining tie among any eligible contestants, the tie-breaker
shall then be a random drawing among the remaining tied contestants, conducted
by the Contest Administrator.
Grand Prize Award Requirements – Perfect
Bracket (all 63 games correct): In order for
the grand prize to be awarded, an eligible contestant must have correctly
predicted the winner of all (63) games in the designated 2023 Men’s College
Basketball Tournament. If no eligible contestant correctly predicted
the winner of all 63 games as required by these Official Rules, then the
Grand Prize award will NOT be awarded in this contest.
NOTE: For purposes of clarity, if any game(s) are cancelled,
forfeited, or indefinitely suspended for any reason whereby neither team is
declared a winner or neither team advances to the next round, then no entrant
shall be able to correctly predict the winner of all (63) games in the
designated Men’s College Basketball Tournament, as required to claim the grand
prize. As a result of any such cancellations, forfeits or indefinite game
suspensions, there shall be no (63) game perfect brackets, and no opportunity
to claim the $2,000,000 40-year annuity grand prize, and no grand prize or
alternate substitute prize or compensation will be available for award in the
contest. Any eligible contestant who has correctly predicted every game
played in the tournament as of the date of any such cancellation(s), forfeit(s)
or indefinite suspension(s), but fewer than all scheduled (63) games for any
reason, shall not be awarded and shall have no opportunity to claim the grand
Awards: The following prize awards will be available
to eligible contestants participating in the Contest:
Grand Prize – Predict all (63) Games Correctly (“Perfect Bracket”): If any eligible contestant correctly predicts the winner of all (63)
games in the designated Men’s College Basketball Tournament (perfect bracket),
they will be eligible to claim the grand prize subject to verification of
compliance with these official rules. The
grand prize is: $2,000,000 40-year annuity, awarded in the form of $50,000 cash per
year for 40-years without interest. The initial
prize award of $50,000 cash shall be awarded within approximately 30-days of
receipt of all required prize acceptance paperwork, and each subsequent payment
shall occur on or about the anniversary date of the first payment for
39-years. No current cash value of the
annuity prize award will be available.
maximum of one (1) grand prize will be awarded. In
the event of multiple winning entries, then the cash value of the grand prize
will be evenly distributed among eligible winning contestants (i.e. if there are two eligible contestants with a grand
prize winning bracket prediction, each contestant shall be awarded $25,000 cash
per year for 40-years). If no eligible contestant successfully
completes the grand prize winning requirements, then the grand prize will NOT be awarded.
Champion – Most Correct Games (“Bracket Winner”): The eligible contestant who predicts the
most games correctly from all participating locations combined, thereby earning
the most overall points in the bracket challenge will be eligible to claim the Bracket
Champion Prize subject to verification of compliance with these official
rules. The Bracket Champion prize is: ‘Twin Peaks for 1-Year’ awarded in the form
of $5,000 in Twin Peaks e-gift cards.
Gift Card(s) subject to the terms and conditions of twin Peaks e-gift
maximum of one (1) Bracket Champion prize will be awarded. In
the event of multiple contestants tied for the most games predicted correctly,
then the tie breaking procedures (see
above) will apply for determining the Bracket Champion winner. Winner must
accept delivery of prize as specified by Sponsor. Prize does not include any other costs or
associated expenses including delivery and installation costs.
1st Place by Location Prize
finisher with the highest point total from each participating location (excluding
the bracket champion) shall be awarded the 1st Place by location
prize award. The 1st place by location prize award
is: one (1) $50 Twin Peaks e-gift
card. Gift card is subject to terms and conditions of the Twin Peaks e-gift
A maximum of one (1) 1st place prize will be
awarded per location. In the event of multiple contestants tied for the most games
predicted correctly for a 1st place finish by location, then the tie
breaking procedures (see above) will apply for determining the
1st place finisher for that location. Each winner must accept
delivery of prize as specified by Sponsor. Prize does not include
any other costs or associated expenses.
All prize awards are non-cumulative. Maximum of one prize award per
participating contestant. All
applicable 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 of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.
All of the following will apply for each
prize winner: 1) Winner will be required to complete and return, within 3-days
of date of receipt, a W-9 form (if prize value exceeds $600), an affidavit of
eligibility, and a liability/publicity release (where permitted); 2) Winner
will be required to present a copy of a valid social security card and a valid
driver’s license as a condition of participating or receiving any prize; 3) Winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099
reflecting the actual value of all prizes won, if prize value exceeds $600; and
4) Winner will be responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but
not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on all prizes awarded. Failure to collect or properly claim any
prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the
prize. If forfeited for any reason,
finalist 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
Rules & Restrictions: By participating in this Contest, 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
Contest. 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 Contest 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 Contest, 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 thereof.
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, 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.
Participants 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 participant 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 received entries 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 Contest, 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 Contest. 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 Contest, including,
without limitations, errors which may occur in connection with the printing or
advertising of this Contest, administration or execution of the Contest, the
cancellation of the game, 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 contest website.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, reschedule or terminate
the Contest 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 Contest 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 Contest as
determined by Sponsor/Administrator, in their sole discretion. In the event of
early termination of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to forfeit any and all prize awards, or to determine any potential
prize winners based upon current standings among all eligible, non-suspect
entries received as of the time/date of such termination.
If due to circumstances beyond the control
of the Sponsor, any event associated with this Contest or the prize is delayed,
rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, Sponsor reserves
the right, but not the obligation, to cancel or modify the Contest and shall
not be required to award a substitute prize.
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 Contest, 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 Contest, 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 Contest, 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.
Rules & Winners List: For a copy of these Official Rules or the
names of prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received
by 5/31/2023 to: Twin Peaks Restaurants Dos Million ($2,000,000) Bracket
Challenge, c/o Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095.
PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting: Official Rules or Winners
Sponsor/Administrator: This Contest is sponsored by participating Twin
Peaks locations and administered by Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 248,
Woodbridge, NJ 07095.