Sazerac Trivia Contest

Official Rules




Contest Name:  Sazerac Trivia Contest (the “Contest”).


Contest Dates: The contest registration period begins at 12:00:00 am Eastern Time (ET) on 9/1/2023 and ends at 11:59:59 pm (ET) on 8/31/2024 (the “Registration Period”).  The 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.


Eligibility – Who May Enter:  Contest is open only to legal residents of, and who are located within, the fifty (50) United States or D.C., who are age twenty-one (21) or older as of date of entry, do not have or hold an interest in any alcoholic beverage retail license in the United States, and have a valid U.S. driver’s license or government-issued photo ID, except the following persons who are not eligible to enter, participate, or receive a kit:

(a)   Employees, officers, and directors of Sazerac Company, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Million Dollar Media (the “Contest Administrator”), and each of the foregoing’s respective franchisees, owners, employees, contractors, parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers (specifically, those having or holding an interest in any alcoholic beverage retail license), printers, advertising and promotion agencies, any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this Contest, or any officers, directors, members, or shareholders of any alcohol-beverage retailers, distributors, wholesalers or manufacturers (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), grandchildren (including step grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside.


How to Enter – Online Registration:  To enter, find the registration link from a contest related printed or digital invite which will contain a unique entry registration code, or directly visit during the “Registration Period,” enter your unique registration code, and follow the on-screen registration instructions to register for use of the Contest site. NOTE: only one (1) entry registration per valid unique entry code.  Each entrant must fully complete the online registration page with all required information including his/her name, valid email address, phone number (including area code), date of birth, full residential address, and any other required information on the registration page.  After having read and agreed to these Official Rules, click the submit button to submit your online registration and navigate to the Sazerac trivia contest page on the website.  Follow the online instructions to complete the trivia game for your chance to receive a kit (prize description below).


All entries must be submitted by 11:59:59p ET on 8/31/2024 to be eligible.  Maximum of one entry per person or email address.  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 or email address, or providing any false information, will be disqualified and ineligible to claim award.  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 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.


To be eligible for an award, all trivia questions must be answered correctly.  Any entry 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 used to register, 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 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.  Proof of being the authorized email account holder may be required.


By participating and submitting an entry, contestant agrees that Sponsor and participating parties are authorized to contact entrant via email or phone 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.  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 receiving a kit. 


By registering and submitting an entry, 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 Administrator’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 comment, post and/or photo submission may be used, promoted, released, broadcasted or published by Sponsor in any manner related to the promotion or advertising of the Contest.    


Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and his or her entry) 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 Administrator appointed by Sponsor in their sole discretion.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted, eligibility or the authorized account holder who submitted the entry 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.


Contest Determination & Notification (250 potential kit recipients)


Kit Recipient Determination:  Beginning 9/1/2023 and occurring each Monday during the Registration Period and concluding on 9/1/2024, until the date on which all two hundred fifty (250) available kits have been awarded, whichever is earlier.  The first two hundred fifty (250) Contest submissions from eligible entrants who have submitted an entry with all trivia questions answered correctly will receive a kit.  There are a maximum total of two hundred fifty (250) potential entries available from all eligible entry submissions received throughout the entire Registration Period. 

·         Note:  If eligible entries are less than the scheduled number of kits available, then the difference between the entries and scheduled number of kits available shall not be awarded.  There is a maximum of one (1) kit per person during the entire Registration Period.


Each eligible entrant whose entry is selected by the Contest Administrator shall be designated as a potential kit recipient (see kit description below), subject to verification of eligibility, and compliance with these Official Rules.  Only the entrants whose entries are selected by the Administrator shall be eligible to claim the kit. All other entries and submissions received will be disqualified.


Kit Recipient Notification:  Each potential kit recipient will be notified either by phone and/or email beginning on or about 9/1/2023 and continuing through 9/1/2024 or until all available kits have been awarded, whichever occurs first.  If the Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with a selected potential kit recipient by phone within 48-hours of the initial notification attempt to the phone number or email address associated with that contestant’s entry, then that contestant may be disqualified and an alternate potential contestant may be selected from among the remaining eligible entries received and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting).  Note: phone messages will not be left during the kit recipient notification process.


Claiming a kit:  Eligible participants receiving a kit recipient confirmation message via email must print or record their unique kit claim code and must follow the online instructions provided.  Eligible kit recipients may be required to complete and return a kit claim form within two to four (2-4) weeks from their online notification of being determined as a potential kit recipient.  Each selected potential kit recipient must confirm their eligibility and indicate their willingness to accept the associated award (see below).  If a selected potential recipient does not meet the eligibility requirements, is unable or unwilling to accept the kit, elects to decline the kit or fails to return the required kit acceptance documents within the required deadline, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, an alternate kit recipient will be selected from among all remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting).  Any disqualified entrant will not receive any alternate award substitution or compensation.  Decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator in the selection and determination of all kit recipients and all matters relating to this Contest are final and binding. 


All of the following will apply to each kit recipient: 1) Recipient will be required to complete and return, within 3-days of date of receipt, a kit acceptance form, including an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (publicity release where permitted), and a W-9 form (for awards over $600 in value);  2) Recipient may be required to present a copy of a valid social security card and a valid driver’s license or government issued photo ID as a condition of receiving any award;  and 3) Recipient is responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on all awarded items, and kit recipients shall be issued a 1099 form reflecting the value of the prize award.   


Failure to collect or properly claim any award in accordance with these Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the award.  If forfeited for any reason, finalist will not receive any other award substitution or compensation, and the kit will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein. 


Award Kit (Maximum 250 recipients):  Each kit recipient shall be awarded a Sazerac bar kit containing various Sazerac-branded merchandise items (i.e. bottle opener, t-shirt, hat, etc.) as solely determined and designated by Sponsor, subject to availability.  Each kit has an approximate retail value (“ARV”) not to exceed $25.


Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any merchandise item with an alternate item of approximate equal or greater value, in its sole discretion, based upon availability.  All merchandise award items are awarded ‘as is’ without warranty, express or implied.  Kit recipients must accept delivery of kit and associated items in the method as solely determined and designated by Sponsor.  Kit shall be shipped only to the designated recipient residential address as submitted during initial online registration and/or as provided during recipient notification, via the carrier as determined and designated by Sponsor (i.e. UPS, USPS or other Sponsor designated carrier), or as otherwise specified by Sponsor.  Allow 6 – 8 weeks for awward delivery. 


Once shipped, kit shall be considered as awarded and delivered, and Sponsor shall not be responsible for actual receipt of delivery by determined recipient.  Sponsor shall not be responsible for any lost, late, undelivered, misdirected, damaged or stolen delivery; or any incorrect delivery address provided by recipient during registration or award claim.  In the event of any delivery issues, including undelivered, misdirected, lost or stolen deliveries, Sponsor shall have no responsibility to replace the kit award, and kit award shall not be substituted by Sponsor with any alternate award or compensation.  Recipient shall look solely to designated shipper/carrier for any lost, damaged, stolen or mis-delivered packages and not to Sponsor for any delivery issues.


General Award Conditions:  No alcoholic beverage is part of any award.  Award recipients must accept delivery of award in the method as solely determined and designated by Sponsor.  All other costs and expenses related to award acceptance, delivery, redemption or use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of recipient.  All income, federal, state and local taxes are the recipient’s sole responsibility.  All awards are non-transferable and no cash redemption or award substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute award with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion.  All kits are awarded as is, without any warranty, express or implied, by Sponsor.  Failure to collect or properly claim award in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the award.  If forfeited for any reason, participant will not receive any other award substitution or compensation, and the award will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.  All properly claimed awards will be awarded.  Any unclaimed awards will not be awarded. Total ARV of all available kit awards is $6,250.


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 Contest.  In the event an entrant is awarded a kit, and is later found to be in violation of these rules he/she will be required to forfeit the award or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the award if such violation is discovered after recipient 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 award.


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 award, or participation in award-related activities (including but not limited to travel or activity related thereto), and to assume all liability therefor. 


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, 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 kits or kit recipients.  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 determine kit recipients 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 Promotion, or any kits 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 Promotion, 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 Promotion, 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.


Odds:  Odds of being selected as a recipient of an award kit are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Registration Period and the skill of the entrant in the trivia game completion. 


Official Rules & Kit Recipient List:  For a copy of these Official Rules, or a list of kit recipients, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 10/15/2024 to: Sazerac Trivia Contest, c/o Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095.  PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting: official rules or kit recipient list.


Sponsor:  This Contest is sponsored by Sazerac Company, Inc.


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