Oikos NFL Draft Experience Sweepstakes

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  MAKING A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.  THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS VALID ONLY IN THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES (U.S.) 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 SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU DO NOT FALL WITHIN THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BELOW. 

 

Sweepstakes Name:  Oikos NFL Draft Experience Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).

 

Sweepstakes Dates: Sweepstakes registration begins at 12:00:00am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 3/2/2017 and ends at 11:59:59pm ET on 4/9/2017 (the “Registration Period”).  The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.  Void outside of the (50) U.S. and D.C., and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.

 

Who may Enter:  Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the (50) U.S. and D.C., who are age 18 or older as of date of entry, and have a valid driver’s license or government issued photo ID, except the following persons who are not eligible to enter or win:

(a)   Employees, officers, and directors of The Dannon Company, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), Million Dollar Media, LLC (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”), NFL Entities (as defined below), Geometry Global, 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 Sweepstakes (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 Sweepstakes, 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.

 

How to Enter – Two Ways:

 

1.     Text:  You may initiate participation via text during the Registration Period, if you are in possession of a Short Message Service (SMS) capable device with an eligible text plan, and have obtained the bill payer’s permission to send a text.  Text entry may not be available through all wireless carriers.  Send a text message from your mobile device to the designated short code (77000) with the designated key word (OIKOS) in the body of the message.  You will receive an automated text reply with a link to the contest website.  Click the link, and follow the prompts (see below) to complete your entry, then determine if you are an instant prize winner.  Message and data rates may apply to each text message sent or received as provided in your wireless plan.  Contact your carrier for pricing plans and details.  All text entries must be received by 11:59:59pm ET on 4/9/2017

 

2.     Internet Entry: Visit www.OikosTZPromotion.com during the Registration Period, and fully complete the online registration page with all required information including your first and last name, valid email address, phone number (including area code), date of birth, and selection of your favorite participating retailer location.  The email address used by each entrant to register will be required to return to the site and login during the Registration Period, in order to participate in the daily instant win game (see below).  After having read and agreed to these Official Rules, click the submit button to submit your entry.  All entries must be fully complete for all required information, and must be received by 11:59:59p ET on 4/9/2017.  Any entry submitted with an invalid email address will be disqualified.

 

Limit one entry per person and per valid email address during the entire Registration Period.  Eligible entrants may participate in instant win game one time per day (see below).  Any incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified.  Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or damaged entries, 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, human error, unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate capture or mis-entry of any required information, failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions, or defects of any cell phone provider, network computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, or software, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile device relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes; 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.  

 

Each 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 deemed void.  False, fraudulent and/or deceptive entries or acts, including misrepresentation of age, shall render such entries ineligible and such participants ineligible for any prize.  Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed by using same, multiple/different email accounts, identities, or any other methods void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified. 

 

In the event of a dispute as to any online registration, the authorized account holder of the email 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 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.

 

Any available opt-in opportunities are not required to enter the Sweepstakes, and opting-in will not improve your chances of winning.  By participating and submitting an entry, contestant agrees that sponsor and participating parties are authorized to contact entrant via email, text, mail, phone or any other form of media to make contestant aware of information pertinent to the Sweepstakes, and to distribute information regarding the Sponsor(s) featured products, special events or future contests, promotions or offers.  Contestants may opt-out of any further email communication at any time, without affecting their entry, by simply replying REMOVE to any email message, or following the provided opt-out instructions. 

 

By entering the Sweepstakes, participant affirms that s/he has read and accepted these Official Rules.  Any information collected by registering to enter the Sweepstakes shall be used only in a manner consistent with these Official Rules and with Sweepstakes Administrator’s Privacy Policy and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy as posted at www.dannon.com/privacy-policy. All entries received become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

How to Play – Determining if you are an Instant Prize Winner:  After completing the online registration (first time visitors) or logging in with your registered email address (for return visitors), click the ‘Check Instant Win’ game play button to determine if you are an instant prize winner.  Eligible registrants have the opportunity to participate in the Instant Win game play up to one time per day, each day during the entire Sweepstakes period.  Registrants may return to the website to login with their registered email address and play the instant win game each day.  Each day an eligible participant participates in the instant win game (up to one time per day) he/she will automatically receive one additional entry into the grand prize drawing (see below).  Each ‘day’ shall be defined as occurring between 12:00:00am CT to 11:59:59pm CT.

 

After clicking the ‘Check Instant Win’ button, the website will determine if the participant is an instant win prize winner for that particular attempt.  Participants shall receive an online message verifying if they are an instant prize winner, or they will receive a non-winning message.  If the participant is determined to be an instant prize winner, the participant will receive an instant winner confirmation message, along with their associated prize description and a unique prize claim code on their results page.

 

If the participant receives the non-winning result message, or has not received both the instant winner confirmation message along with a valid unique prize claim code for any reason, then that participant will not be an instant prize winner for that game play attempt, regardless of whatever message was displayed on screen. 

 

Instant win prize winners will be randomly determined throughout the Sweepstakes Period.  A maximum total of (65) instant winners will be randomly determined during the entire Sweepstakes period from among all eligible participants, based upon randomly selected and predetermined winning dates and times.  The first eligible participant who clicks the ‘Check Instant Win’ button at or following a scheduled winning date and time, shall receive an instant win prize message, and shall be eligible to claim the associated instant win prize award (see below).

 

Claiming an instant win prize award:  Contestants must print or record their unique prize claim code, and must follow the online instructions provided.  Within approximately 10-days of receiving online notification that participant is an instant winner of a prize, he/she will receive a prize acceptance form which must be completed and returned within three (3) days of receipt or prize will automatically be forfeited. Please note that you are not officially a winner until your eligibility has been verified and you have fully complied with these Official Rules.

 

 

 

Maximum of one instant win prize award per person or household during the entire Sweepstakes period.  After receiving an instant win prize message, contestants may not be re-awarded another instant win prize during the entire Sweepstakes period.  (NOTE:  Instant win bonus prize winners shall still remain eligible for the grand prize drawing – see below.)

 

Instant Win Prize Awards and Delivery:  The available instant win prize awards, number of instant win prize awards available and approximate retail value (ARV) of each instant win prize are as follows: 

 

Available Instant Win Prize Award Description

Maximum # Available

ARV

NFLShop.com e-gift card

75

$50.00

 

Instant Win Prize Awards:  All eligible instant prize winners shall receive a $50.00 e-gift card code redeemable at NFLShop.com.  All prize awards are subject to the terms and conditions of the NFLShop.com e-gift card policy and NFLShop.com terms of use available at https://nfl.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/176.  The maximum number of instant win prize awards available during the entire Sweepstakes Period are as listed above.  No more than the advertised number of instant win prizes will be awarded for any reason.  In the event any scheduled instant win prize is unavailable at time of prize award, sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternate prize of equal or greater value at its sole discretion.

 

All instant win prize awards will be delivered via email to each eligible participant who is a confirmed winner of an instant win prize award, to the email address submitted with their online registration, or as otherwise designated by Sponsor.  Sponsor is not responsible for any late, lost, delayed, blocked or undelivered emails; or for any participant who incorrectly entered their actual email address during the registration process.  Please allow 4 – 6 weeks for delivery of prize. 

 

IMPORTANT:  In the event of any technical or programming errors, tampering, or any error or malfunction of any kind that results in more than the scheduled number of participants being notified they are an instant prize winner, then all such claimants who have not received or been awarded a prize, shall be placed into a random drawing, and the remaining number of instant win prize awards available will be awarded via random selection from all such participants receiving an instant win prize notification or submitting an instant winning prize claim.  The maximum number of instant win prize awards are as listed above, regardless of the number of participants who claim to have received, or who have actually received an instant win online prize notification.

 

Each instant win prize winner must accept delivery of prize as outlined above, or as otherwise instructed by sponsor.  All other costs related to prize delivery, acceptance and use are the responsibility of winner including but not limited to all applicable taxes.  Instant win prizes are non-transferable and no cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein.  Total maximum value of all available instant win prizes: $3,750.00.

 

Grand Prize Drawing – Winner Selection and Notification (Maximum of one grand prize award):  Every eligible entrant who participates in the online Instant Win Game will receive one automatic entry into the Grand Prize drawing for each day they participate in the online Instant Win game.  Participants may receive multiple entries for the grand prize drawing (up to 39 maximum) – one for each daily instant win game play participation during the Sweepstakes Period. 

 

On or about April 11, 2017, in Woodbridge, NJ a random drawing shall be conducted from among all eligible entries received to select a total of one (1) potential grand prize winner (see grand prize award description below).  Decisions of the Sweepstakes Administrator in the selection and determination of grand prize winner and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding in all respects. 

 

The selected potential grand prize winner will be notified initially by phone and/or email beginning on or about April 11, 2017.  If the Sweepstakes Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with the selected potential grand prize winner by phone after 3 attempts within a 48-hour period from the initial attempt to the phone number listed on that participant’s entry, then that participant may be disqualified, and at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate potential grand prize winner may be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above.  Messages will not be left for the selected potential grand prize winner in the phone call notification process.

 

During the grand prize winner notification phone call, the potential winner must confirm his/her eligibility, and indicate his/her willingness to accept the designated prize (see below).   If the selected potential grand prize winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, is unable or unwilling to accept the prize, or elects to decline the prize, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential grand prize winner will be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above.  Any disqualified participant will not receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation.

 

All of the following will apply to the potential grand prize winner: 1) winner will be required to complete and return, within 3-days of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form including an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability/publicity release (signed by winner and travel guest, where permitted); and a W-9 form; 2) prize winner will be required to present a copy of a valid driver’s license or government I.D. as a condition of receiving any prize. Grand Prize Winner will be issued a 1099 form reflecting the value of the grand prize award and is responsible for paying all applicable taxes on prize. 

 

NOTE:  In the event the grand prize winner is considered a minor in his/her state/province of residence, the prize shall be awarded to the prize winner’s legal parent or guardian, and the legal parent or guardian shall be required to complete all necessary paperwork on behalf of the grand prize winner, and accept delivery of the prize on behalf of the prize winner.

 

Grand Prize – Maximum of (1) grand prize award available:  The Grand Prize consists of a trip for two (2) to Philadelphia, PA to attend the first and second round of the 2017 NFL Draft, with scheduled travel dates of April 26 – 29, 2017, subject to change at the sole discretion of Sponsor, or based upon flight and hotel availability.  Grand prize trip includes: 

 

Approximate retail value of grand prize trip not to exceed $2,750.  Winner and guest must have valid government issued photo identification in order to travel.  No alcoholic beverage is part of grand prize award.  All other costs and expenses related to prize acceptance, redemption and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of winner and guest, including but not limited to ground transportation, airport parking, travel or departure taxes, baggage check fees, airline seat assignment fees, hotel resort fees, meals, gratuities, any incidental expenses, and all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes).  Each winner and guest are solely responsible for all travel costs incurred to and from the nearest major airport to the winner’s home as designated by Sponsor as the prize originates and terminates at such departure point unless otherwise agreed to by Sponsor in writing.  Sponsor not responsible for late, lost, damaged or stolen luggage.  Grand Prize winner’s guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her state of residence (and at least 18) and will be required to execute and return a liability/publicity release prior to prize award.  It is recommended that each winner and guest obtain sufficient personal insurance prior to departure.  Winner and guest hereby release Sponsor from any duty to provide, check, or verify any and all necessary travel identification, birth certificates, vaccination certificates, and any other travel or entry requirements (“Personal Documents”).  Sponsor shall not have any responsibility for the replacement of lost or stolen Personal Documents or tickets, coupons, vouchers, receipts or other documents pertaining to the prize (“Travel Documents”) once the Travel Documents have been provided to winner and guest.

 

Sponsor is not responsible for any flight cancellations, travel delays or difficulty.  If travel delays or difficulty prevent arrival in time for any and all elements of trip, Sponsor is not responsible for awarding any compensation in lieu thereof.  Winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary.  Any changes to completed travel arrangements, once booked, are the sole responsibility of the winner, and are solely at the winner’s expense.  Actual value of the trip will depend on point of departure, destination and any airfare fluctuations. If actual value of prize is lower than the stated maximum value of grand prize when prize is procured and fulfilled, then the difference will not be awarded to the winner.  Actual travel dates shall be at the sole discretion of Sponsor, based upon availability. 

 

General Prize Conditions: Each prize winner must accept delivery of prize as outlined above, or as otherwise instructed by sponsor.  All other costs and expenses related to prize delivery, acceptance, redemption and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of winner.  All income, 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 with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.  All prizes are awarded as is, without any warranty, express or implied, by Sponsor.  Failure to collect or properly claim prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.  If forfeited for any reason, participant 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 provided herein.  All properly claimed prizes will be awarded.  Any unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.  Maximum retail value of all available prize awards:  $6,500.00.

 

Additional Rules & Restrictions:  By participating, 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 Sweepstakes.  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 Sweepstakes 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 Sweepstakes, 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 therefor. 

 

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 entries not received 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, email, 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 Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes.  Released Parties are not responsible for any other errors of any kind, whether computer, technical, programming, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitations, errors which may occur in connection with the printing or advertising of this Sweepstakes, administration or execution of the Sweepstakes, the cancellation of the Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes website.

 

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof if fraud, misconduct, errors or technical failures destroy or threaten the integrity of the Sweepstakes, in the opinion of the Sponsor/Administrator, or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem including computer or programming errors corrupts the administration, security, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor/Administrator, in their sole discretion. In the event of early termination of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to determine any prize winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time/date of such termination.

 

IN 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 Sweepstakes, 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 York; (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, 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 Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.

 

Odds:  Odds of winning an instant win prize award are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received, and daily participation in the instant win portion of the Sweepstakes.  Odds of winning the grand prize are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received. 

 

Official Rules & Winners List:  For a copy of these Official Rules, or the name of prize winner(s) of prize values over $25, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 5/31/2017 to: Oikos NFL Draft Experience Sweepstakes, c/o Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ  07095.  PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winners list. 

 

Sponsor/Administrator:  This Sweepstakes is sponsored by The Dannon Company, Inc., 100 Hillside Avenue, White Plains, NY  10603; and administered by Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ  07095.

 

 

THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, ITS MEMBER PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL CLUBS, NFL VENTURES, INC., NFL VENTURES, L.P., NFL PROPERTIES LLC, NFL ENTERPRISES LLC AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SHAREHOLDERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “NFL ENTITIES”) WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY CLAIM ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED. THE NFL ENTITIES HAVE NOT OFFERED OR SPONSORED THIS SWEEPSTAKES IN ANY WAY.