Big League Bubble Battle

Official Rules






Contest Name:  Big League Bubble Battle (the “Contest”).


Contest Dates: The Contest is scheduled to begin at 12:00:00 am Eastern Time (ET) on 6/14/2021 and ends at 11:59:59 pm (ET) on 7/25/2021 (the “Entry Period”). The administrator’s computer is the Contest official clock.


Who May Enter:  Contest is open only to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and the District of Columbia, who are age 13 or older as of date of entry (entrants 18 or older must have a valid U.S. driver’s license or government issued ID) (each an “Entrant”), except the following persons who are not eligible to enter, participate or win:

a)    Employees, officers, and directors of Ford Gum & Machine Company (“Sponsor”), Million Dollar Media (the “Administrator”), each of the foregoing’s respective franchisees, owners, employees, contractors, parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, wholesalers, 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 are not eligible to participate or win. “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes of this promotion, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grand children (including step grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside.


NOTE:  Individuals age 13 to 17 may be eligible to participate in Contest with the approval of a parent or legal guardian, provided that the parent or legal guardian is a legal U.S. resident at least 18 years of age at the time of entry with a valid U.S. driver’s license or government issued ID, and resides within the forty-eight (48) contiguous U.S. and D.C.  In the event of a winning submission, a Parent/legal guardian will be required to accept prize on behalf of Entrant (and assume all tax liability associated with accepting prize), and must be one of the travelers, and must attend all activities/trip with minor. 


How to Enter – Photo Submission (each an “Entry”): Create an original photo of yourself blowing a bubble.  Then snap a photo that includes yourself and your bubble creation (each a “Photo”) and upload or post the Photo to enter the Contest during the Entry Period in any of the three (3) entry methods outlined below.  (Note: There is no purchase or representation of Big League Chew© required to participate. Participants may use any bubble gum or other method to demonstrate blowing a bubble).


  1. Instagram Photo Post:  Access the Instagram application on your compatible mobile device or computer.  During the Entry Period, post your Photo along with any comments on your own public Instagram account with the hashtag #BigLeagueBubbleBattle #Contest. NOTE:  To enter the Contest in this method, you must be an active holder of a non-private Instagram account (holders of private account settings may not enter in this method).  If you do not have the Instagram application, you may download it through the application store on your mobile device. The Instagram application is free, and Instagram’s Terms of Use apply. For details, visit Submitted Photos will appear on Instagram under the hashtag #BigLeagueBubbleBattle #Contest. If you enter using a mobile device on a wireless service provider’s network (as opposed to a Wi-Fi network), your carrier’s text and data rates will apply. You should consult your wireless service provider’s pricing plan for details. You agree to incur any and all charges demanded by your wireless carrier. All Instagram Entries must be posted 11:59:59p ET on 7/25/2021 to be eligible.  Maximum one Instagram Entry per person per day per Instagram account during the Entry Period.


  1. Twitter Photo Post:  During the Entry Period, submit a Photo via your own Twitter account, including a tweet of 140 characters or less from your mobile device or your computer using the hashtag #BigLeagueBubbleBattle #Contest. If you wish to enter via Twitter and do not have a Twitter account, you may create one by visiting Twitter accounts are free, and Twitter’s Terms of Use apply. For details, visit You must be an active holder of a nonprivate Twitter account to be eligible to enter this Contest via Twitter (i.e., you must make sure your tweets are set to “public” and not “private”).  Submitted photos/tweets will appear on Twitter under the hashtag #BigLeagueBubbleBattle #Contest. If you enter using a mobile device on a wireless service provider’s network (as opposed to a Wi-Fi network), your carrier’s text and data rates will apply. You should consult your wireless service provider’s pricing plan for details. You agree to incur any and all charges demanded by your wireless carrier. All Twitter Entries must be posted 11:59:59p ET on 7/25/2021 to be eligible.  Maximum one Twitter Entry per person per day per Twitter account during the Entry Period.


  1. Direct Photo Upload - Online Entry: During the Entry Period, visit (the “Contest Website”) during the Entry Period, and follow the online instructions to upload your Photo on the Contest Website.  Then fully complete the online registration form with all required information including your name, valid email address, address (including city, state and zip), phone number (including area code), date of birth, and any optional comments about the Photo.  After having read and agreed to these Official Rules, click the submit button to submit your online Entry.   All online Entries must be submitted by 11:59:59p ET on 7/25/2021 to be eligible.  Maximum one online Entry on the Contest Website per person per day and per email address during the Entry Period.


Each Entry requires a unique bubble creation and Photo that has not previously been entered in the Contest.  Each participant must submit an Entry on his/her own behalf.  Any Entry submitted on behalf of another individual or using another person’s name, email address or Photo, or providing any false email addresses or information, will be disqualified and ineligible to claim any prize.  Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries allowed by using same, multiple/different emails, identities, or any other methods void that participant's Entries and that participant may be disqualified. No mechanically produced, digitally altered, digitally enhanced 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 and/or deceptive Entries or acts, including misrepresentation of age, shall render such entries ineligible. 


All Photos and Entries in the Contest become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  Each Entrant agrees that their submitted Photo Entry and comments may be viewed by the public.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify and remove any Photo Entry at any time that is not in compliance with these Official Rules.  All Photo Entries must conform to the Photo submission requirements as outlined above and below, or it may be disqualified and not considered for the contest. 


Any other individuals included in the Photo Entry, must provide Entrant with express consent and permission for their images to be included and submitted in the Contest, and such Entrant is solely responsible for obtaining all authorizations or approvals.  The individual who submitted the Photo Entry shall be designated as the official Entrant competing in the Contest, regardless of any other individuals included in the Photo Entry, and shall be the only individual eligible for any resulting prize award (see below).  Any Photo Entry completed and submitted on behalf of another individual or using another person’s name, email address, or Instagram/Twitter account; or use of any unauthorized photo submissions will be disqualified.  


By participating and submitting an Entry, contestant agrees that Sponsor 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, discounts, special events or promotional offers.  Contestants may opt-out of any further email communication at any time by simply replying REMOVE to any email message, or following the provided opt-out instructions.  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. 


All Entries must include all required information.  Any Entry or Photo submission with incorrect, incomplete or illegible information, an invalid email address or other inaccurate information 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 Official 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 phone or cellular phone provider, network computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, or software, including any injury or damage to contestant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Contest; or the failure to capture any such information or effects of hackers or failure of any electronic equipment, computer, phone line or cellular transmissions and/or network connections; all of which will be disqualified.  


In the event of a dispute as to any Entry, registration or submission, the authorized account holder of the email address, Instagram or Twitter account used to register or post the Photo, and associated with the Entry will be deemed to be the registrant and s/he must be eligible according to these Official Rules. 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 or the assigned Instagram or Twitter account holder of the account name used to post the Photo.  Proof of being the authorized account holder may be required.


By registering and submitting an entry and Photo, you affirm that you have read and accepted these Official Rules.  The laws of the United States apply to and govern this Contest and any claims must be raised and resolved in the United States.  Any information collected by registering and entering the Contest shall be used only in a manner consistent with these Official Rules and with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. By entering the Contest, each contestant agrees that s/he may be contacted, recorded and/or broadcasted by Sponsor, and that his/her Photo submission may be used, promoted, released, broadcasted or published by Sponsor in any manner related to the promotion or advertising of the Contest. 


General Photo Submission Requirements:

Ø  Each Photo must be submitted in a file format accepted by Instagram, Twitter or the Contest Website (i.e. Instagram App, JPG, PNG, etc.);

Ø  Must be the Entrant’s own original Photo and have not been previously entered into this Contest or any other Contest or Contest by the Entrant or any other person (i.e. if you enter a Photo on Instagram during the Entry Period, that same Photo may not be used by you or anyone else to enter again on Instagram, Twitter or the Contest Website.)

Ø  Any Photo that is not properly submitted or received for any reason, including any technical difficulties, upload failures; failures to save or properly store the Photo; busy signals, efforts of hackers; or any lost or disconnected internet connections, will be disqualified. 


Additional Qualifying Photo Requirements:  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entry and Photo for any reason that it considers to not be appropriate for the Contest.  Restrictions for Photos and/or any related comments about the Photo include, but are not limited to, the following requirements in that the Entry must: 

·         include the Entrant as either a single participant or one of multiple participants blowing a bubble;

·         not be, or ever have been, submitted in any competition, Contest or Sweepstakes of any kind;

·         not use any name, likeness, or any other identifying element, in whole or in part, of any person, living or dead, without permission;

·         not be digitally enhanced or altered beyond standard optimization (permitted standard optimization includes red eye removal, removal of dust, cropping, reasonable adjustments to exposure, color and contrast, etc.);not be subject to any third-party agreement or require payment or incurrence of any sums to obtain further permissions of any person or entity as a result of its use or exploitation of the idea or rights therein or portions, or modified versions or derivative works thereof;

·         except as relates to the Sponsor brands or approved partners, not include trademarks, logos, or copyrighted material not owned by Entrant or material that is used without permission (including but not limited to company names, photographs, works of art, or images published on any media) or that otherwise infringes or violates the rights of any third party (including but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, logos, contract and licensing rights, rights of publicity or privacy, moral rights (i.e., “droit morale”), or any other intellectual property rights);

·         not feature any minor age of 13 or older unless the minor has their parent or legal guardian’s permission to be included in the Photo;

·         not feature any minor under the age of 13 unless the minor under the age or 13 is accompanied by their parent or legal guardian in the Photo;

·         not feature, refer to, or mention any companies or brands other than Sponsor or Sponsor’s brands;

·         not include any unauthorized plagiarism of any kind;

·         not contain nudity, inappropriate, indecent, sexually explicit, pornographic, or obscene content or images (which shall be determined by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion);

·         not contain any political or politically themed or motivated messages, statements, or images;

·         not promote excessive or underage drinking, drugs, tobacco or firearms;

·         not defame, slander, libel, misrepresent, or contain disparaging remarks or any other content that could adversely affect the name, reputation, or goodwill of Sponsor or any other individuals and/or entities affiliated or associated with Sponsor, the Contest, or any prizes, the determination of which shall remain in the sole discretion of Sponsor;

·         not depict or include images that may be considered unlawful, harmful, threatening, violent, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, religiously, ethnically or otherwise objectionable in any manner as solely determined by Sponsor;

·         to the extent submitted through Instagram or Twitter, adhere to the Instagram or Twitter terms of use as set forth on the Instagram or Twitter websites.


Representation and Release of Rights to Photo Submissions:  By submitting any Photo, each contestant represents that s/he has sole and exclusive ownership and proprietary rights of all Photo images submitted; has full permission of all parties within Photo to publish and release their images and actions shown within the Photo; and agrees that each Photo becomes the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor, and Sponsor may publish, display, promote, or utilize Photo in any manner of its choosing in relation to the promotion or advertising of the Contest or Sponsor.  Entry into the Contest and upload of any Photo, constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use that contestant’s Photo, name, city and state of residence and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide in perpetuity without limitation or further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.  Photo submissions will not be acknowledged or returned by Sponsor.


Sponsor reserves the right to request from any Entrant at any time proof, in a form acceptable to Sponsor, of any permission required or possibly required to use such Entrant’s Photo Entry.  Failure to provide such proof, if requested, may disqualify such Photo Entry from the Contest. 


Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and all of his or her entries) who tampers or attempts to tamper with or abuse the entry process or the Contest website in any way or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor or the Contest judges appointed by Sponsor in their sole discretion.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the authorized account holder shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY CONTEST WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


Judging of Photo Submissions – Determination of Prize Winner (maximum of one grand prize award): 


Grand Prize Winner:  At the conclusion of the Entry Period, an independent panel of judges as solely determined and appointed by Sponsor/Administrator shall review, select and designate a maximum of one (1) grand prize winning photo submission from among all eligible photo submissions received (see judging criteria below). 


The eligible Entrant who submitted the selected photo submission shall be designated as the potential winner (the “Potential Winner”), subject to verification of eligibility, and compliance with these Official Rules.  Only the contestant whose photo submission was selected by the judges shall be eligible to claim the grand prize award. If an insufficient number of eligible entries are received, then the grand prize shall not be awarded.


Photo submissions shall be judged by a Sponsor/Administrator-appointed panel of judges, pursuant to the following guidelines, requirements and criteria in the determination of the winning photo submission(s): 


The Potential Winner will be notified initially by phone, email and/or message posting to the Entrant’s Instagram or Twitter account no later than 9/30/2021.  If the Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with the Potential Winner by phone within 48-hours of the initial notification attempt to the phone number, email address, Instagram or Twitter account associated with that contestant’s Entry, then that contestant may be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner may be selected from among the remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting).  Note: phone messages will not be left during the prize winner notification process.


During prize winner notification, the Potential Winner must confirm their eligibility, and indicate their willingness and ability to accept the Sponsor designated prize award.  The Potential Winner will then receive official notification via mail or email delivery.  If any Potential Winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, or elects to decline the prize, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate Potential Winner will be selected from among all remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above.  Any disqualified contestant will not receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation.  Decisions of the Administrator in the selection and determination of prize winner and all matters relating to this Contest are final and binding. 


All of the following will apply to the prize winner : 1) Winner will be required to complete and return, within 5-days of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form including an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where permitted), and a W-9 form (if prize value exceeds $600); 2) Winner may be required to present a copy of a valid social security card and a valid government issued identification as a condition of participating or receiving any prize;  3) Grand Prize Winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the actual value of the prize award; and 4) Winners will be responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on prize award.  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, winner 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. 


NOTE:  If any prize winner is under the age of 18, or at least 18 years of age but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Sponsor shall award the prize in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who must accept the prize on behalf of the winner, and who will be responsible for completing all required winner prize acceptance documents and fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein.  Any eligible winner who is considered a minor must travel and be accompanied by his/her parent or legal guardian as their designated travel guest.


Grand Prize Award:  The Entrant who is confirmed as the grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner’) will receive the Grand Prize Winner prize package (ARV of $7,750) including the items as outlined below, and one (1) opportunity to participate in the envelope pick challenge (the “Challenge”) on behalf of Grand Prize Winner’s designated hometown little league team or nonprofit baseball organization (the “Designated Team or Charity”) for an opportunity to award the Designated Team or Charity a $5,000 or $50,000 donation (the ‘Donation’) based on the outcome of the Challenge as required by these Official Rules.  Designated Team or Charity must be approved by Sponsor. 


The Grand Prize Winner shall receive:

·         One (1) year's supply of Big League Chew® (432 pouches of assorted flavors).

·         $100 worth of Big League Chew® gear (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion).

·         Three (3) day/two (2) nights VIP Trip for two (2) to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.  Trip details and restrictions include:

o    Roundtrip coach air travel for Grand Prize Winner and (1) one guest from major airport nearest winner’s residence (as determined by Sponsor) to an airport in the Albany, NY or Syracuse, NY area.

o    Three (3)-days/Two (2)-nights standard hotel accommodations, double occupancy at a hotel as solely designated by Sponsor.

o    Dates and time of trip are at the sole discretion of Sponsor.

o    Blackout dates include but are not limited to the following:

§  7/23/21 – 7/26/21; 9/3/21-9/6/21; 10/8/21-10/11/21; 11/24/21-11/28/21; 12/24/21-1/1/22; 5/27/22-5/30/22; 7/1/22-7/4/22; 7/22/22-7/25/22; 9/2/22-9/5/22; 10/7/22-10/10/22; 11/24/22-11/27/22; 12/24/22-1/1/23

§  All federal holidays

o    All travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor's agent and on a carrier of Sponsor's choice.

o    The Grand Prize Winner and travel guest must travel together on the same itinerary and have valid travel documents (e.g., government issued I.D., passport, major credit card, etc.) along with any other travel requirements in order to travel to the Grand Prize destination prior to departure (failure to do so may result in forfeiture of Grand Prize.)

o    If in the judgment of Sponsor air travel is not required due to the Grand Prize Winner’s proximity to Grand Prize location, ground transportation will be substituted for round trip air travel at Sponsor's sole discretion and no compensation will be provided for difference in value, if any.

o    Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates.

o    The Grand Prize Winner and his/her travel guest are solely responsible for satisfying all legally required conditions of travel.

o    Trip and trip components may not be sold, traded, transferred, separated, rescheduled or refunded.

o    Trip or any trip components are not redeemable for cash.

o    Grand Prize Winner and/or travel guest must have a major credit card to check-in to the hotel.

o    Sponsor is not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation or delay or any weather or airline issues that prevent the Grand Prize Winner and travel guest, if applicable, from traveling, in which event any missed portion of the Grand Prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided.

o    All expenses and incidental travel costs associated with Grand Prize acceptance and use not expressly stated in the package description above as being provided, including but not limited to, meals, incidentals, gratuities, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, travel of other type of insurance, taxes or other expenses are the responsibility solely of the Grand Prize Winner and his/her Parent/Legal Guardian.

o    If Grand Prize Winner or Grand Prize Winner’s guest is a minor, then Grand Prize Winner must be the parent or legal guardian of such guest.

o    If Grand Prize Winner elects to take prize trip without a guest, components of the Grand Prize Winner trip will be awarded in increments/quantities suitable for one traveler and Grand Prize Winner will not receive any compensation or substitute/alternate prize for same.

o    Grand Prize Winner agrees to maintain his or her behavior and the behavior of  its guest in accordance with all applicable laws, generally accepted social practices, and adhere to all rules and regulations applicable to any airline, hotel, venue or other entity connected to participation in any prize activity, including, without limitation, use of a prize component. Grand Prize Winner understands and agrees that if Grand Prize Winner or his/her guest is removed from any activity at any time, or if the Grand Prize Winner or his/her guest’s behavior at any point is disruptive, causes damage or could cause damage to person, property or otherwise violates the policies of an entity associated with the prize, then Grand Prize Winner may be required to forfeit the remainder of the prize without substitution or compensation.

o    All travel must be completed by 12/31/2022, or prize shall be forfeit and no additional substitute prize award or compensation shall be available.

·         Family Museum Membership: Includes unlimited one -year, complimentary admission to the Museum for two (2) adults and their children (up to age (18) plus other benefits that are included in the Membership.)

·         $250 Visa® Gift Card:  Gift card subject to terms and conditions of Visa® Gift Card policies.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to award multiple gift cards in varying denominations to satisfy the total amount to be awarded.


·         VIP Archive Tour: Enjoy an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, archives, where you will hear the little-known stories of Hall of Famers and our National Pastime.

·         Guided Museum Tour: One-hour tour will highlight your favorite team's history.

·         $250 Museum Store Gift Certificate (onsite Museum Store only).

·         Envelope Pick Challenge:  Opportunity for the Grand Prize Winner only (Grand Prize Winner’s guest is excluded from participation) to participate in the Envelope Pick Challenge (the “Challenge”) on behalf of the Designated Team or Charity during their grand prize trip as follows: 

o    Sponsor shall designate the date, time and location for the Challenge.

o    Sponsor will present the Challenge participant with one-hundred (100) unique sealed envelopes.

o    Each of the one-hundred (100) sealed envelopes will contain a certificate inside the envelope:

§  One (1) envelope will contain the “Winning Certificate” printed with “$50,000 donation” or other winning symbol or text which clearly distinguishes it as the winning certificate. 

§  Ninety-nine (99) envelopes will contain a “Non-winning Certificate” printed with “$5,000 donation” or other non-winning symbol or text which clearly distinguishes it as a non-winning certificate. 

o    The Challenge participant will be instructed to select a maximum of one (1) sealed envelope from a total of one-hundred (100) sealed envelopes displayed by Sponsor. 

o    In order for the $50,000 donation to be awarded to the Designated Charity or Team, the Challenge participant must select the (1) sealed envelope that contains the official “Winning Certificate” from the one-hundred (100) sealed envelopes displayed by the Sponsor.

·         The following requirements apply to the envelope selection attempt:

o    The attempt must occur in the presence of the Sponsor designated Envelope Pick Challenge administrator.  Any attempt not made in the presence of the Sponsor designated Envelope Pick Challenge administrator will be disqualified and is not eligible for the $50,000 donation.

o    All provided sealed envelopes will be identical in size, shape, and color. 

o    Each sealed envelope will be labeled with a number to encompass the entire range of numbers from one (1) to one-hundred (100).  No two sealed envelopes will be printed with the same number within the set of one-hundred (100) sealed envelopes.

o    Opening more than one (1) sealed envelope for any reason will disqualify the Challenge participant, and will void any opportunity for the $50,000 donation to be awarded to the Designated Charity or Team.

o    In the event the Challenge participant does not select the one (1) sealed envelope that contains the “Winning Certificate”, their attempt is ended and there will be no further opportunity for the $50,000 donation to be awarded to the Designated Team or Charity. The Designated Team or Charity will be awarded a $5,000 donation. 

o    The corresponding Donation to be awarded (based on the outcome of the Challenge) will be awarded in the form of a check from Ford Gum and Machine Co., Inc., made payable to the Designated Team or Charity.  The Designated Team or Charity must use the Donation towards the purchase of team equipment and/or renovating a local baseball field. Donation may not be redeemed for personal use by Grand Prize Winner or any member of the Designated Team or Charity. Grand Prize Winner shall have no rights or claims of any kind related to the Donation.

o    IMPORTANT:  In the event the set of one-hundred (100) sealed envelopes is found to contain more than (1) “Winning Certificate” for any reason including due to an error in their preparation or due to any type of tampering, the Challenge participant’s attempt is void.  The Challenge participant will be entitled only to re-attempt the Envelope Pick Challenge and will be provided a new set of sealed envelopes prepared by the Administrator for their re-attempt.


Approximate retail value of all available prizes (including Donation) is $12,750 to a maximum of $57,750 (actual value will depend on the result of the Challenge the point of departure for the Grand Prize Winner’s trip 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.)


All prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made expect as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.  The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize or any portion thereof should become unavailable for any reason. 


Additional Rules & Restrictions:  By participating, you agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules. In the event any declared winner is later found to be in violation of these Official 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 such winner has used the prize. False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render Entrants ineligible for any prize.


By participating, you 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 your 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 therefor. 


Released Parties shall not be liable to winners 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, pandemics, 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. 


Entrants are restricted to use of ordinary and typical computer equipment, mobile phone equipment, Internet access and cellular networks. Sponsor and Administrator disclaim all liability for the inability of an Entrant to complete or continue an entry due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond the Sponsor and Administrator’s  control, or otherwise. The Sponsor and Administrator disclaims any liability for entries not received due to technical difficulties or transmission errors. The Sponsor and Administrator disclaim 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 any person’s ability to participate in the Contest, and any injury or damage to that person’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 Contest, the processing of Entries, or in the announcement of the prizes or prize winners. 


Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify or terminate the Contest if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy or threaten the integrity of this portion 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 cause the Administrator to determine Winner in a fair and equitable manner, if possible, from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received as of the time/date of such termination.


IN CASE OF DISPUTES:  By participating, you agree 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 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 Contest, and in no event will Entrant be entitled to received attorneys' fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you 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 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 of Winning:  Odds of being selected as the Grand Prize Winner are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received from all entry methods combined, the skill of each Entrant, and the decisions of judges.  Odds of the $50,000 donation being awarded to the Designated Team or Charity are 1:100.


Official Rules & Winner List:  For a copy of these Official Rules, or the names of the Grand Prize Winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 9/25/2021 to: Big League Bubble Battle, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ  07095.  PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winners list.


Administrator:  This Contest is administered by Million Dollar Media, LLC, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ  07095


Sponsor:  This Contest is sponsored by Ford Gum & Machine Company, Inc., 18 Newton Avenue, Akron, NY 14001


Instagram, Twitter and Visa© are not a party to this Contest and have not offered or sponsored this Contest in any way; and shall have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with this Contest or any item(s) awarded.


© The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. is solely a prize supplier and not a sponsor or co-sponsor of the Contest. By entering, all Entrants and any Winner of the Contest acknowledges and agrees that the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc. has no liability whatsoever with respect to the Contest and any related activities except to provide the prizes described in these Official Rules.