Valvoline – Valvoline Drives Reward Game Sweepstakes
Drives PCMO official Rules
Valvoline Drives Reward Game
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES
OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
1. WHO CAN PARTICIPATE. The Valvoline Drives Reward Game (“Game”) is open only to individual
legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and Washington, District of Columbia, who (i) are at least
age eighteen (18) at the time of entry and (ii) have a Valvoline Drives account (“Drives Account”, as
described in Paragraph 3 below). Please note that certain Preferred Installers (defined in Paragraph 4
below) may only accept prizes redeemed via mobile device (see Paragraph 6 below for details). The
Game is not open to employees and their immediate family (i.e., spouse, parent, child or sibling and their
respective spouses or “step” family) and household members of Valvoline LLC (“Sponsor”), Promotion
Fulfillment Center (“Administrator”), Preferred Installers and each of their respective subsidiaries,
affiliates, agents and advertising and promotional agencies.
2. WHEN TO PARTICIPATE. The Game begins on February 1, 2020 at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time
(“ET”) and ends on the earlier of December 31, 2020 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET or when all available prizes are
awarded (“Game Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Game.
3. HOW TO CREATE A DRIVES ACCOUNT. When you visit www.valvolinedrives.com (“Site”), follow
the on-screen instructions to create a Drives Account. Creating a Drives Account is free. Information
available at http://www.valvoline.com/privacy-policy. By registering a Drives Account or otherwise using
4. HOW TO PLAY THE GAME.
(A) With a Game Card: Obtain an official game card (“Game Card”) at your local participating
service location that uses Valvoline oil (“Preferred Installer”). Purchase is not required to
obtain a Game Card – simply ask for a Game Card from the Preferred Installer. Preferred
Installers DO NOT include Valvoline Instant Oil Change or other Valvoline Service Center
locations. To find a valid participating Preferred Installer near you to
www.valvolinedrives.com/Home/Findlocation and follow the onscreen instructions. Follow the
instructions on the Game Card to remove the tab and reveal your official code (“Game Code”).
Then, visit the Site and follow the onscreen instructions to enter your Game Code. After you
enter your Game Code, an on-screen message will tell you the prize that you won. (If you did not
create a Drives Account before you enter your Game Code, you must create a Drives Account
prior to proceeding.) Once you have completed all required steps and provided all requested
information, your prize will appear in “Prizes” section of your Drives Account within 48 hours. The
Preferred Installer that provides the Game Card to you is automatically recorded as the service
location where you can redeem any prize/offer awarded.
(B) Without a Game Card: Visit the Site and follow the onscreen instructions to log in to your Drives
Account. After you log in, follow the on-screen instructions to play the Game. An on- screen
message will tell you the prize that you won. (If you did not create a Drives Account before you
participate in the Game, you must create a Drives Account prior to proceeding.) Once you have
completed all required steps and provided all requested information, your prize will appear in
“Prizes” section of your Drives Account within 48 hours. Either before you are awarded a
prize/offer or after, you must select a Preferred Installer, i.e., the service location where you will
redeem any prize/offer awarded.
Redemption of a prize is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
If you play the Game using a mobile device, message and data charges may apply.
LIMIT: One Game play per 90-day period during the Game Period (first 90-day period begins on the date
the first prize is awarded; second 90-day period begins on the date the second prize is awarded and so
on until the end of the Game Period). The number of Game plays you receive depends on when your first
prize is awarded after the start of the Game Period. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any
participant who circumvents (or attempts to circumvent) the prize limit by using multiple email addresses
or other contact information to create more than one Drives Account. Use of any automated system to
participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late,
incomplete or invalid Drives Account registrations or Game plays or communications about the Game or
Drives Account. In the event of a dispute about any Drives Account registration or Game play, the
authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Drives Account used to participate is
deemed the participant, as long as such person is otherwise eligible and in compliance with these Official
Rules. The “authorized account holder” of an email address is the natural person assigned an email
address by the organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the
5. TEXT MESSAGING. If you send a text message containing the keyword DRIVES to 59948 during the
Game Period, you will receive one (1) reply text message that contains a link to the Site. If you click on
the link, you can play the Game with or without a Game Card as described in Paragraph 4 above.
MESSAGE & DATA RATES MAY APPLY. By using a text message to participate, you consent to
receiving text messages related to the Game via an automated system. You must have a wireless mobile
device that is capable of two-way SMS messaging through participating mobile service providers. TO
OPT-OUT OR STOP RECEIVING TEXT MESSAGES ABOUT THE GAME, SEND A TEXT MESSAGE
WITH THE KEYWORD STOP TO 59948. FOR ASSISTANCE, SEND A TEXT MESSAGE WITH THE
KEYWORD HELP TO 59948 OR CALL 800-840-2495. IF YOU MISTAKENLY OPT-OUT AND YOU
WOULD LIKE TO OPT BACK IN, SEND A TEXT WITH THE KEYWORD START TO 59948. Your
consent to receiving automated text messages is not required for purchase of goods or services. By
sending a text message, you represent that you are the owner of (or have permission to use) the mobile
telephone number and mobile device from which you send the first text message. Text message services
for the Game are provided on an “as is” basis, may not be available in all areas at all times and may be
affected by product, software, coverage or other service changes made by your mobile service provider
or otherwise. Participating mobile service providers include: AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, and T-
Mobile USA, Aio Wireless, Alaska Communications Systems (ACS), Appalachian Wireless (EKN),
Bluegrass Cellular, Boost Mobile, Carolina West Wireless, CellCom, Cellular One of East Central IL
(ECIT), Cellular One of Northeast Arizona, Cellular One of Northeast Pennsylvania, Chariton Valley
Cellular, Cricket, Coral Wireless (Mobi PCS), Cross, C-Spire (CellSouth), Duet IP (Maximum
Communications New Core Wireless), Element Mobile (Flat Wireless), Epic Touch (Elkhart Telephone),
GCI, Golden State, Google Voice, Hawkeye (Chat Mobility), Hawkeye (NW Missouri), Illinois Valley
Cellular, Inland Cellular, iWireless (Iowa Wireless), Keystone Wireless (Immix Wireless/PC Man), Metro
PCS, Mosaic (Consolidated or CTC Telecom), MTA Communications, MTPCS (Cellular One
Nation), Nex-Tech Wireless, Panhandle Communications, Peoples Wireless, Pine
Cellular, Pioneer, RINA, Sagebrush Cellular (Nemont), SI Wireless/Mobile Nation, Simmetry (TMP
Corporation), SouthernLinc, SRT Wireless, Thumb Cellular, Union Wireless, United Wireless, U.S.
Cellular, Viaero Wireless, Virgin Mobile, and West Central (WCC or 5 Star Wireless). Other carriers may
be added from time to time.
6. HOW WINNERS ARE DETERMINED; PRIZE DELIVERY; REDEMPTION. The Game offers one
hundred twenty-one thousand two hundred (121,200) random, computer-generated ‘winning times’, one
winning time for each prize listed in Paragraph 7, Phase I below. In the event Valvoline reasonably
believes that all prizes available in Phase I will be awarded far in advance of the expiration of the Game
Period it may, in its discretion, opt to make available the prizes set forth in the Phase II prize chart. In the
event Sponsor opts to make the Phase II prizes available, it will post written notice on the Site. Phase II
offers an additional thirty-six thousand three hundred sixty (36,360) random, computer-generated ‘winning
times’, one winning time for each prize listed in Paragraph 7, Phase II below. Sponsor makes does not
guarantee that Phase II prizes will be made available.
All winners will be determined randomly based on the time of Game play and the Preferred Installer
associated with the participant’s Drives Account. The first participant to play the Game on or after a
randomly-generated winning time wins the prize indicated, subject to verification of compliance with these
Official Rules. Prizes are posted in the “Prizes” section of winners’ Drives Accounts within forty-eight (48)
hours after winning messages are displayed on-screen. Each prize won can be redeemed only at the
winner’s Preferred Installer. Winner will receive notification of prize via email and/or text with option to
save to mobile wallet or print. Winner can redeem via mobile device or printed coupon. Please note that
certain Preferred Installers may only allow for redemption of prizes via mobile device. Odds of
winning a particular prize depend on the number of participants and the date and time of participation.
Prize Description and Retail Value Number of
Coupon for $7 Off of Premium Oil Change 45,000
Coupon for $10 Off of Premium Oil Change 25,000
Coupon for $15 Off of Premium Oil Change 25,000
Coupon for $20 Off of Premium Oil Change 15,000
Coupon for $15 Off of Valvoline Brand Wipers 5,000
Coupon for $25 Off of VPS Powerline Service 1,000
Coupon for $10 Off of Valvoline VPS Product/Service 4,000
Coupon for One (1) Free Valvoline Premium Oil Change * 1,200
Phase II (Only made available if Valvoline posts notice on the Site.)
Prize Description and Retail Value Number of
Coupon for $7 Off of Premium Oil Change 13,500
Coupon for $10 Off of Premium Oil Change 7,500
Coupon for $15 Off of Premium Oil Change 7,500
Coupon for $20 Off of Premium Oil Change 4,500
Coupon for $15 Off of Valvoline Brand Wipers 1,500
Coupon for $25 Off of VPS Powerline Service 300
Coupon for $10 Off of Valvoline VPS Product/Service 1,200
Coupon for One (1) Free Valvoline Premium Oil Change * 360
* Maximum retail value is $100. Free Oil Change coupon is valid only for up to five (5) quarts of High Mileage with
MaxLife Technology, Full Synthetic and Full Synthetic High Mileage with MaxLife Technology brand oil, labor for oil
change and oil filter.
PRIZES ARE REDEEMABLE ONLY FOR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES AT THE PREFERRED
INSTALLER IDENTIFIED ON THE PRIZE (COUPON).
Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of all Prizes: Phase I – US $1,500,000. Phase II – US
$450,000. The total maximum possible ARV under the Game (i.e., in the event Sponsor makes available
Phase II prizes) is $1,950,000. All prize details are determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Each
coupon expires 180 days after the date on which the coupon is issued to the winner’s Drives Account.
Additional standard terms and conditions printed on coupons also apply. Prizes are not exchangeable for
cash equivalent and are not transferable. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize for a prize of
equal or greater value but no other substitution is permitted. Winners are responsible for all taxes and
fees associated with receipt and/or use of prizes. Sponsor is responsible only for prize delivery and is not
responsible for prize utility to winners. Sponsor may elect, in its sole discretion, to award any prize won by
a minor to the minor’s parent or legal guardian. ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY
EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE FROM SPONSOR, INCLUDING BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT [EXCEPT FOR SPONSOR’S STANDARD PRODUCT OR
SERVICE WARRANTIES, IF ANY]. Sponsor is obligated to award only the number of prizes stated
above. If the number of prize claims for any prize level is greater than the number of prizes stated above
for the prize level, winners for the stated number of prizes will be selected in a random drawing from
among all verified prize claims received for such prize level. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.
8. HOW WINNERS ARE VERIFIED. WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION OF COMPLIANCE
WITH THESE OFFICIAL RULES. A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND
UNTIL THE PARTICIPANT’S ELIGIBILITY IS VERIFIED. Sponsor will not accept screen shots or other
evidence of winning in lieu of its validation process. Any play or prize awarded after the Site has failed for
any reason (as determined by Administrator) is void. If a potential winner does not redeem a prize or fails
to provide any requested information within the required time period (if applicable) or if any
communication is returned as undeliverable (as applicable), the potential winner forfeits the prize.
Administrator’s or Sponsor’s decisions about the operation of the Game and winner verification are final
9. PARTICIPANT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE. BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS GAME:
YOU WARRANT TO SPONSOR THAT YOU MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN
THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
YOU PROVIDE YOUR FULL AND UNCONDITIONAL AGREEMENT TO THESE OFFICIAL
RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF SPONSOR, WHICH ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL
MATTERS RELATED TO THE GAME.
YOU AGREE THAT ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION,
VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, YOUR
RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS, OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE SPONSOR IN
CONNECTION WITH THE GAME, SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF STATE OF KENTUCKY WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO
ANY CHOICE OF LAW OR CONFLICT OF LAW RULES.
EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, YOU AGREE THAT: (i) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS,
AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS GAME OR ANY
PRIZE AWARDED WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM
OF CLASS ACTION, AND EXCLUSIVELY BY A STATE OR FEDERAL COURT IN STATE OF
KENTUCKY; (ii) YOU HEREBY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM INDIRECT, PUNITIVE,
INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, AND TO HAVE DAMAGES
MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (iii) ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND
AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING
COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS GAME (BUT NOT ATTORNEYS’ FEES).
YOU RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, ADMINISTRATOR AND THEIR
RESPECTIVE SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND ADVERTISING AND
PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES AND THE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, MANAGERS, MEMBERS,
EMPLOYEES, SUCCESSORS AND/OR ASSIGNS OF EACH (COLLECTIVELY, “GAME
PARTIES”) FROM ANY DAMAGE, PHYSICAL HARM, INJURY, LOSS OR LIABILITY, IN
WHOLE OR PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO
PARTICIPATION IN THIS GAME OR THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF A PRIZE.
BY ACCEPTING A PRIZE, YOU AGREE TO SPONSOR’S USE OF YOUR NAME, ADDRESS,
LIKENESS AND/OR PRIZE INFORMATION FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES (INCLUDING
THE WINNERS LIST) IN ANY MEDIUM WITHOUT ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION TO THE
EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. ANY USE OF A MINOR’S NAME, ADDRESS, LIKENESS
AND/OR PRIZE INFORMATION FOR PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES IS SUBJECT TO THE
PRIOR APPROVAL OF THE MINOR’S PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN.
CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS: BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS GAME, YOU WAIVE YOUR RIGHTS
WITH RESPECT TO CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542, WHICH STATES THAT “A
GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT
KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE,
WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE
10. GENERAL TERMS: This Game is void outside the fifty (50) United States and Washington, D.C. and
where prohibited, restricted or taxed. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply to
this Game. The Game Parties are not responsible for: late, lost, incomplete, undeliverable, misaddressed
or misdirected entries, mail, email or other communications; errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions,
defects or delays in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of
technical or other failures or malfunctions of computer hardware, software, communications devices and
their settings or transmission lines; data corruption, theft or destruction; or unauthorized access to or
alteration or loss of Game-related information or materials. Sponsor reserves the right to restrict
participation from any IP or MAC address or device if suspicious activity is detected or suspected.
Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable emails, text messages or other electronic
communications resulting from any form of active or passive filtering by a participant’s Internet service
provider or other service provider, or for any acts or omissions of a participant or third party. The Game
Parties disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system or mobile device resulting from
participation in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with, this Game. Sponsor reserves
the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Game if for any reason this Game
cannot be conducted as designed or intended. If Sponsor modifies, terminates or suspends this Game,
Sponsor will post a notice on the Site and, if time and circumstances allow, determine procedures for
awarding the prizes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any participant from
this Game or any other promotion conducted by Sponsor or any of its affiliates if his or her fraud or
misconduct disrupts the intended execution of this Game. Sponsor also reserves the right to correct
errors or inconsistencies in promotional materials or in the announcement of prizes. If Game-related
promotional materials and these Official Rules conflict or are inconsistent, then the Official Rules shall
govern with respect to this Game. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY
UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS GAME IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND
CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT
PERMITTED BY LAW.
10. CONSENT TO MARKETING: Your participation in the Game constitutes permission for Sponsor to
use any information submitted or collected in connection with this Game, including your mailing address,
telephone number, email address or any other identifying information, for Sponsor’s marketing purposes.
(http://www.valvoline.com/privacy-policy). You may opt-out of receiving marketing communications as set
provided in the footer of emails).
11. WINNER LIST: For a list of participants who won prizes valued at $25 or more, please send an email
to firstname.lastname@example.org with “39009 Winners” as the subject line. Winner list requests must be
received no later than January 31, 2021. The winner list will be sent after all prizes are awarded. (For
protection of winners’ privacy, the winner list will include first name, first initial of last name and state of
Sponsor: Valvoline LLC, 100 Valvoline Way, Lexington, KY 40509.
Administrator: Promotion Fulfillment Center, 311 21st St., Camanche, IA 52730.
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