Twangerz Backpack Sweepstakes
Sweepstakes Name: Twangerz Backpack Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).
Sweepstakes Dates: Sweepstakes registration begins at 12:00:00am Central Time (“CT”) on 10/17/2022 and ends at 11:59:59pm CT on 12/31/2022 (the “Registration Period”). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void outside of Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas, and wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
Who may Enter: Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of, and who are located within, Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas, 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), except the following persons who are not eligible to enter, participate or win:
(a) Employees, officers, managers and directors (and their immediate families) of Twang Partners, LLC (the “Sponsor”), Million Dollar Media (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”), and each of their respective franchisees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, printing, advertising and promotion agencies, any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively, “Released Parties”), and persons living in the same household as such employees, whether or not related. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, the phrase “Immediate family members” includes 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.
NOTE: Individuals ages 13 to 17 may be eligible to participate in Sweepstakes 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 an eligible state as listed above. In the event of a winning entry, a Parent/legal guardian will be required to accept prize on behalf of any entrant under the age of 18 (or not the age of majority in their state of residence).
How to Enter – Online Registration: To enter, scan the QR code on applicable point-of-sale materials using your mobile device’s camera or directly visit www.TwangerzBackpack.com during the “Registration Period,” and follow the online entry instructions to participate in the Instant Win promotion. 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, state of residence and zip code. After having read and agreed to these Official Rules, click the submit button to submit your online entry. All online entries must be fully complete for all required information, and must be received by 11:59pm CT on 12/31/2022 to be eligible.
Limit of one entry per person and per valid email address during the entire Registration Period, but once registered, eligible entrants may participate in the instant win game up to one time per day between the Registration Period. Your registered email address may be used to login for each return visit to participate in the instant win game.
Any incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or damaged entries, or for entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these rules, or for any entry not submitted or received due to any technical error or failure, human error, unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate capture or mis-entry of any required information, failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions, or defects of any cell phone provider, network computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, or software, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes; or the failure to capture any such information or effects of hackers or failure of any electronic equipment, computer or cellular transmissions and/or network connections; all of which will be disqualified.
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(s) and participating parties are authorized to contact entrant via email, text, mail, phone or any other form of media to make contestant aware of information pertinent to the Sweepstakes, and to distribute information regarding the Sponsor(s) featured products, special events or future contests, promotions or offers. Contestants may opt-out of any further email communication at any time, without affecting their entry, by simply replying REMOVE to any email message, or following the provided opt-out instructions.
Each participant must submit an entry on his/her own behalf. Any entry submitted on behalf of another individual or using another person’s email address or name will be disqualified and ineligible to claim any prize. No mechanically reproduced or automated entries permitted. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all such entries will be deemed void. False, fraudulent and/or deceptive entries or acts, including misrepresentation of age or any false information provided, shall render such entries ineligible and such participants ineligible for any prize. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed by using same, multiple/different email accounts, identities, or any other methods void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified.
In the event of a dispute as to any online registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant and he/she must be eligible according to these Official Rules. The “authorized email account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.
How to Play – Instant Win Online Game: After completing the online registration page (first time visitors) or logging in with your registered email address (for return visitors), visit the game play page on the Sweepstakes website. Follow the on-screen instructions to play the instant win game.
After playing the on-screen instant win game, the website will determine if the participant is a potential instant win prize winner, and the participant shall receive an online message verifying if they are a potential winner. If they are not determined as an instant win prize winner, they will receive a non-winning message. If the participant is determined as a potential instant win prize winner, they will receive a winner confirmation message, AND an associated unique prize claim code on their results page. If the participant does not receive the winner confirmation message and a valid unique prize claim code for any reason, or receives the non-winning results message, then that participant will not be a prize winner for that game play attempt.
Eligible participants may return to the Sweepstakes website to play the online instant win game up to one time per day, each day during the Registration Period. Each ‘day’ shall be defined as occurring between 12:00:00am CT to 11:59:59pm CT, and the Sweepstakes Administrator’s time clock shall be the sole determinant of the eligible time period.
Prize winners will be randomly determined throughout the Registration Period. A maximum total of one-hundred fifty (150) winners will be randomly determined during the entrie Registration Period, based upon randomly selected and predetermined winning dates and times. The first eligible participant who participates at or following a scheduled winning date and time, shall receive a winning prize message and unique prize claim code, and shall be eligible to claim the associated prize award for that attempt (see below).
Maximum of one instant win prize award per person, email address or household during the entire Registration Period. After receiving a winning prize message or being determined as an eligible instant win prize winner, contestants may not be re-awarded another instant win prize during the entire Registration Period to the same individual, email or household. If eligible entries are less than the scheduled number of available instant win prize awards available, then associated prize awards shall not be awarded.
Claiming a prize award: Eligible contestants receiving an online winner confirmation message must print or record their unique prize claim code, and must follow the online instructions provided. Eligible prize winners will receive a prize claim form via email within 2 – 4 weeks from their online notification of a winning attempt or determination of being a potential prize winner.
Instant Win Prize Awards (maximum 150): Each eligible entrant that has been determined an instant winner (or appointed legal parent or guardian) will be awarded one (1) Twangerz-branded backpack with an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of $30.
TOTAL ARV OF ALL AVAILABLE PRIZES: $4,500.
The instant win prize awards are solely determined and designated by Sponsor, based upon availability, and subject to change at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The maximum number of instant win prize awards available during the entire Registration Period are as listed above. No more than the advertised number of instant win prizes will be awarded for any reason. Each instant win prize winner will receive online instructions for prize redemption, and/or may be contacted by the Sweepstakes Administrator to confirm or coordinate prize delivery. In the event any scheduled instant win prize is unavailable at time of prize award, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute an alternate prize of equal or greater value at its sole discretion.
Instant Win prize winners (or appointed legal parent or guardian) must accept delivery of prize in the method as solely determined and designated by Sponsor. Prize shall be shipped to the designated winner residential address as provided at the time of entry and/or winner notification via USPS or other Sponsor designated shipping/mail carrier, or as otherwise designated by Sponsor. Allow approximately 8 – 12 weeks for delivery. Once shipped, prize shall be considered awarded, delivered and fulfilled, and Sponsor shall not be responsible for any prize shipment that is lost, late, delayed, undelivered, misdirected, misdelivered, damaged or stolen, or any incorrect shipping address provided by winner. In the event of any delivery issues, prize award shall not be replaced or substituted with any alternate prize award or compensation. Winner shall look solely to designated shipper/carrier and not to Sponsor for any delivery issues.
IMPORTANT: In the event of any technical or programming errors, tampering, or any error or malfunction of any kind that results in more than the scheduled number of participants being notified they are an instant prize winner – then all such claimants shall be placed into a random drawing, and the actual scheduled number of instant prize winners as listed above will be randomly selected from all participants receiving an instant win prize notification or submitting an instant winning prize claim. The maximum number of instant win prize awards are as listed above, regardless of the number of participants who claim to have received, or who have actually received an instant win on-line prize notification.
All other costs related to prize delivery, acceptance and use are the responsibility of winner (or appointed legal parent or guardian) including but not limited to all applicable taxes. Instant win prizes are non-transferable and no cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein.
All of the following will apply to each potential instant win prize winner or their appointed legal parent or guardian: 1) instant win prize winner may be required to complete and return, within 5-days of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form, an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability/publicity release (where permitted); 2) prize winner may be required to present a copy of a valid driver’s license or government I.D. and confirm their residential delivery address as a condition of receiving any prize; 3) Winners are responsible for paying all applicable taxes on prize(s).
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.
Decisions of the Sponsor and Sweepstakes Administrator in the selection and determination of instant prize winners, and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding.
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, travel, 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 prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If forfeited for any reason, participant will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein. All properly claimed prizes will be awarded. Any unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.
Additional Rules & Restrictions: By participating, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Sweepstakes 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, cities and states of residence 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. 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 and including as a result of the novel COVID-19 virus), 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, pandemics, rescheduling of the event, 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 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 for reasons including, but not limited to fraud, misconduct, regulatory requirements, acts of God, pandemics, cancellation or rescheduling of the event, or if any technical issues or failures destroy or threaten the integrity of the Sweepstakes, in the opinion of the Sponsor/Sweepstakes 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/Sweepstakes Administrator, in their sole discretion. In the event of early termination of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to determine 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 winning an instant win prize award are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received as of the date and time each instant win prize is awarded.
Official Rules & Winners List: For a copy of these Official Rules, or the name of prize winner(s), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by 2/15/2023 to: Twangerz Backpack Sweepstakes, c/o Million Dollar Media, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095. PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winners list.
Sponsors: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Twang Partners, LLC.
Sweepstakes Administrator: The Sweepstakes is administered by Million Dollar Media, L, P.O. Box 278, Woodbridge, NJ 07095.