Score with TA-Petro College Football Sweepstakes
Sweepstakes Name: Score with TA-Petro College Football Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).
Sweepstakes Dates: Sweepstakes registration is scheduled to begin at 12:00:00am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 10/7/19 and end at 11:59:59pm ET on 12/1/19 (the “Registration Period”). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, and is void outside of the fifty (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 fifty (50) U.S. and D.C., who are age 21 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, participate or win:
(a) Employees, officers, and directors of TA Operating LLC ( “Sponsor”), Million Dollar Media, LLC (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”), and each of their respective franchisees, parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, 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), grandchildren (including step grandchildren) 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 (68683) with the designated key word (SCORE) in the body of the message. You will receive an automated text reply providing a link to the Sweepstakes registration website at www.ScorewithTA-Petro.com. Click the link, and follow the prompts to complete your online entry (see below). 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 submissions must be received by 11:59:59pm ET on 12/1/19.
2. Online Entry: Visit www.ScorewithTA-Petro.com during the Registration Period, and connect to the Sweepstakes registration page. Follow the online instructions provided to complete the online registration page with all required information including your name, valid email address, phone number (including area code), date of birth and state of residence. After having read and agreed to these Official Rules, click the submit button to submit your online entry. All entries must be fully complete with all required information, and must be received by 11:59:59 pm ET on 12/1/19 to be eligible. Any entry submitted with an invalid email address or other inaccurate, incomplete, or incorrect information will be disqualified.
· After completing your entry, you will have the option to share the Sweepstakes utilizing a personalized URL link provided on the entry confirmation page. If you choose to share the URL, you will earn an additional bonus entry into the Sweepstakes grand prize drawing for each entrant who completes an entry utilizing your shared personalized URL link.
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 by simply replying REMOVE to any email message, or following the provided opt-out instructions.
Maximum of one entry per person per day, 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 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, 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 participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed by using same, multiple/different email addresses, mobile numbers, identities, or any other methods void that participant's entries and that participant 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 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.
By registering to enter the Sweepstakes, you affirm that you have read and accepted these Official Sweepstakes Rules. All entrants agree to be bound by and abide by the Official Rules of the Sweepstakes.
Prize Drawings – Winner Selection & Notification (10 grand prize winners): Sponsor shall conduct random prize drawings from among all eligible entries received as of the date and time of each drawing as follows:
· One (1) grand prize winner shall be randomly selected on or about 10/15/19, 10/22/19, 10/29/19, 11/5/19, 11/12/19, 11/19/19
· Two (2) grand prize winners shall be randomly selected on or about 11/26/19, 12/2/19
Note: If eligible entries are less than the scheduled number of prizes, then associated prizes shall not be awarded.
All potential prize winners will be notified initially by phone and/or email following their selection and determination as a potential prize winner. If the Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with a selected potential prize winner 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 winner may be randomly 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 winner notification process.
During winner notification, the selected potential winner must confirm their eligibility, and indicate their willingness and ability to accept the designated prize award (see below). The potential winner will then receive official notification via email delivery. If any selected winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, or 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 winner will be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting). Any disqualified contestant will not receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation. Decisions of the Sponsor/Administrator in the selection and determination of all prize winners, designated prize awards and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding.
All of the following will apply to each 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 (publicity release where permitted); 2) Winner may be required to present a copy of a valid social security card and a valid driver’s license as a condition of receiving any prize; and 3) Winner is responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on all prizes awarded.
Grand Prize Award (Maximum 10 winners): Each grand prize winner shall receive College Football merchandise or memorabilia, consisting of the merchandise or memorabilia items as solely determined and designated by Sponsor, based upon availability. Approximate retail value of each grand prize award: $500. If actual retail value of any designated merchandise item(s) is less than $500, winner shall not receive the difference between the actual retail value of their designated merchandise or memorabilia items and the approximate retail value. Winner will receive shipment of merchandise to the registered address submitted online at the time of registration via USPS or other Sponsor designated shipping carrier. Allow 4 – 8 weeks for delivery.
General Prize Conditions: All other costs and expenses related to prize delivery, acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of each winner, including but not limited to delivery charges, and any incidental expenses and all applicable taxes. 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 any prize in accordance with these Official 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. Total ARV of all available prize awards: $5,000.
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 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 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 a 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’ 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 Sponsor’s control, or otherwise. Sponsor disclaims any liability for entries not received due to technical difficulties or transmission errors. 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 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 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 winner(s) 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, 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 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 grand prize winner are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received as of the date and time of each prize drawing as outlined above.
Official Rules & Winners List: For a copy of these Official Rules, or the name of prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope postmarked by 12/31/19 and received by 1/15/20 to: Score with TA-Petro College Football Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095. PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winners list.
Sponsor: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by TA Operating LLC, 24601 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, OH 44145-5639.
Sweepstakes Administrator: The Sweepstakes is administered by Million Dollar Media, LLC, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095.