Floor & Decor BBQ Sweepstakes
Sweepstakes Name: Floor & Decor BBQ Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).
Sweepstakes Dates: Sweepstakes registration is scheduled to begin at 12:00:00am Central Time (“CT”) on 7/11/2022 and end at 11:59:59pm CT on 8/5/2022 (the “Registration Period”). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void outside of IA, MN, MO and NE and wherever prohibited.
Who may Enter: Sweepstakes is only open to legal U.S. residents of IA, MN, MO and NE who reside within 250 miles of Des Moines, IA and who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry, and have a valid U.S. 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 Floor & Decor (“Sponsor”), Million Dollar Media (the “Administrator”), Floor & Decor vendors (a ‘Vendor’), each of their respective franchisees, 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 of any of the above, whether or not related. “Immediate family members” include, 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. “Vendors” include, for purposes of this Sweepstakes, anyone who works for a company whose product(s) are sold at Floor & Decor or anyone who works for a company who has a service contract directly with Floor & Decor.
How to Enter – Two Ways (each an “Entry”):
1. Text: During the Registration Period, you may enter the Sweepstakes via text entry 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 enter via text. Text entry may not be available through all wireless carriers. Enter via text by sending a text message to the designated short code (26786) with the designated key word (DESMOINES) in the body of the message. Upon receiving a verification message, follow the prompts to complete all required information. Once you enter your information you will be entered into the Sweepstakes. 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 CT on 8/5/2022 to be eligible. Maximum of one text entry per person or per valid mobile number per day.
2. Mail-in Entry: Hand print your complete name, address (including city, state and zip code), email address, birth date, and daytime and evening phone numbers (including area codes), and the key word ‘DESMOINES’ on a 3x5 card or piece of paper, and mail your entry in a #10, business-size envelope with first-class postage affixed to: Floor & Decor BBQ Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095. Information on all entries must be hand-printed. No mechanically reproduced or photocopied entries allowed. Maximum one mail-in entry per person. Limit one (1) mail-in entry per outer mailing envelope. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by 8/5/2022, and received by 8/12/2022.
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, entrant agrees that Sponsor and participating parties are authorized to contact entrant via email, text, mail, phone or any other form of media to make entrant 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. Entrants may opt-out of any further communication at any time by simply replying REMOVE to any message, or following the provided opt-out instructions.
Maximum of one entry per person, regardless of entry method. Any incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, damaged, or for entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these rules, or for any entry not submitted or received due to any technical error or failure, unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate capture or mis-entry of any required information, or the failure to capture any such information for any reason including programming or technical errors, 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, name or mobile number will be disqualified and ineligible to claim any prize. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed by using same, multiple/different mobile numbers, identities, or any other methods void that entrant's entries and that entrant may be disqualified. 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. All entries received become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
In the event of a dispute as to any text-entry registration, the authorized account holder of the mobile phone used to register will be deemed to be the registrant and he/she must be eligible according to these Official Rules. The “authorized mobile phone account holder” is the natural person listed on the account by the cellular service provider, associated with the mobile phone number used to submit the text entry.
By registering to enter Sweepstakes, you affirm that you have read and accepted these Official Sweepstakes Rules. All entrants agree to be bound by & abide by the official rules of the Sweepstakes.
Prize Drawing – Winner Selection & Notification (1 prize winner):
At the conclusion of the Registration Period, the Administrator will conduct one grand prize drawing, In the drawing a potential grand prize winner (each a “Potential Winner”) will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during the Registration Period.
Potential Winner will be notified initially by phone following their selection. If the Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with a selected Potential Winner by phone within forty-eight (48) hours of the initial attempt to the phone number associated with their entry, then that entrant may be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner may be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above. Note: phone messages will not be left during the Potential Winner notification process.
During prize winner notification, the Potential Winner must confirm their eligibility, and indicate their willingness to accept the prize. Potential Winner will then receive official notification via email, and All of the following will apply to the potential grand prize winner: 1) winner will be required to complete and return immediately following their determination as the potential grand prize winner, a prize acceptance form including an affidavit of eligibility and a liability/publicity release (where permitted); and a W-9 form (for U.S. winners for prizes valued over $600); 2) winner will be required to present a copy of a valid driver’s license or government issued photo 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
If a 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 randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above. Any disqualified entrant will not receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation.
Decisions of the Administrator in the selection and determination of prize winners and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding. Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If forfeited for any reason, finalist will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein. Sponsor may not award all prizes for this Sweepstakes if the number of eligible entrants for a Prize Pool is less than the number of advertised prizes.
Grand Prize Award: Each eligible entrant and Potential Winner designated as a grand prize winner shall be awarded the following:
· One (1) Traeger Texas Elite 34 Pellet Grill (approximate retail value (“ARV”): $749.99)
Total ARV of all available prizes: $749.99. Winners must take delivery of prize award at Floor & Decor, 1400 22nd St.
West Des Moines, IA 50266. Prize does not include any other costs or expenses associated with prize redemption, delivery or use. All federal, state and local taxes are the winner’s sole responsibility.
All prizes are awarded as is, without any warranty, express or implied, by Sponsor. All prize awards are non-transferable and no cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Failure to collect or properly claim prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. All properly claimed prizes will be awarded. Any unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Please allow 4-6 weeks for prize fulfillment coordination.
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, the Released Parties and their designees to use entrants’ names, likenesses, images, biographical information, and cities and states of residence 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, 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, 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 game, the processing of entries or in the announcement of the prizes or prize winners. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes website.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy or threaten the integrity of this portion of the Sweepstakes, 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 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 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 Sweepstakes, but in no event will entrant be entitled to receive 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 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 prize winner are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received from all entry methods combined.
Official Rules & Winners List: For a copy of these Official Rules, or the name of prize winner, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 10/5/2022 to: Floor & Decor BBQ Sweepstakes – Des Moines, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095. PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winners list.
Administrator: This Sweepstakes is administered by Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Sponsor: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Floor & Decor, 2500 Windy Ridge Parkway, SE, Atlanta, GA 30339.