World of Beer Oktoberfest Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS VALID ONLY IN THE (50) U.S. STATES AND D.C. AND IS OPEN ONLY TO QUALIFIED PERSONS (AS DESCRIBED IN THE RULES BELOW). VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED. BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR. DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND FALL WITHIN THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BELOW.
Sweepstakes Name: World of Beer Oktoberfest Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”).
Sweepstakes Dates: Sweepstakes’ registration is scheduled to begin at 12:00:01 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 9/19/2022 and ends at 11:59:59 pm ET on 10/16/2022 (the “Registration Period”). The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void outside the (50) U.S. States and D.C. and wherever restricted or prohibited by law.
Who may Enter: Sweepstakes is open only to legal U.S. residents of the (50) U.S. States or DC, who are age 21 or older as of date of entry, and have a valid U.S. driver’s license or valid government issued photo ID, except the following persons who are not eligible to enter, participate or win:
- Employees, officers, managers, and directors of participating World of Beer locations, World of Beer Franchising, Inc. (collectively “Sponsor”), other participating sponsors, each of their respective franchisees, parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this promotion (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 promotion, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including stepchildren), grandchildren (including step grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside.
How to Enter: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes: (1) make a minimum of any four (4) purchases using your WOB Rewards membership, or (2) by Mail (no purchase necessary).
- WOB Rewards: During the Registration Period, visit any participating World of Beer location (see list of participating locations below), and utilize your WOB Rewards membership to make a minimum of any four (4) purchases during the program period. If you are not a current WOB Rewards member, you may sign up for free at https://worldofbeer.com/RewardsSignup or download the APP on the APP Store (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/world-of-beer-mobile/id547109318?ls=1&mt=8) or Google Play (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nonameindustries.wob.android&feature=search_result), and follow the sign up or install instructions. (Note: Purchase of alcoholic beverage is not required.) Each individual who makes a minimum of four (4) qualifying purchases utilizing their WOB Rewards membership during the Registration Period will receive one (1) entry into the grand prize drawing (see below). Any eligible purchase utilizing the WOB Rewards membership or APP must be completed by 11:59:59 pm ET on 10/16/2022 to be eligible for inclusion in the grand prize drawing.
- By Mail – No Purchase or WOB Rewards membership required: To enter the grand prize drawing by mail, hand print on a 3” x 5” card or piece of paper, your name, complete address (including city, state and zip code), valid email address, age, and daytime and evening phone numbers (including area code(s)). Mail the completed 3” x 5” card or piece of paper in a #10, business-size envelope with first-class postage affixed to: World of Beer Oktoberfest Sweepstakes,12750 Citrus Park Ln Suite #115, Tampa, FL 33625. All mail-in entries must be postmarked by October 16, 2022, and received by October 31, 2022, to be eligible. Limit one entry per outer mailing envelope. Information on all entries must be hand printed. Incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified.
Any available opt-in opportunities are not required to enter the Contest, 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, without affecting their entry, by simply replying REMOVE to any email message, or following the provided opt-out instructions.
Any incomplete or illegible entries will be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, postage-due 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 or mobile device 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.
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 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, 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 mobile numbers, 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 WOB rewards 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.
Grand Prize Award – Winner Selection and Notification: On or about 11/1/2022, a random drawing will be held from among all eligible entries received from all entry methods combined, to select one (1) potential grand prize winner (see prize description below). The potential grand prize winner will be notified initially by email, beginning on or about 11/2/2022. If the Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach and speak directly with the potential grand prize winner by email after three (3) attempts within 48-hours of the initial notification attempt to the email address associated with the potential winner’s entry, then that entrant may be disqualified and an alternate potential grand prize winner may be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible entries received and notified as per the procedures outlined above (time permitting). There will be two (2) alternate drawings after which the associated prize will remain unawarded. Note: phone messages will not be left during the winner notification process.
During the grand prize winner notification, the selected potential grand prize winner must confirm his/her eligibility and indicate his/her willingness and ability to accept the prize, and travel during the Sponsor designated travel dates. The potential grand prize winner will then receive official notification via email delivery. If the selected winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, is unable or unwilling to travel during the designated travel dates, fails to timely return the required winner documentation, 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 grand prize winner will be randomly 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 prize substitution or compensation. Decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator in the selection and determination of prize winner and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding.
All of the following will apply to the grand prize 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 (where permitted) signed by the winner and his/her travel guest, and winner will be required to complete and return a W-9 form (from winner only); 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 participating or receiving any prize; 3) Sponsor will submit to the IRS a Form 1099 on behalf of winner reflecting the actual value of all prizes won; and 4) Winner will be responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on all prizes awarded. 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.
Grand Prize Award – Maximum of one (1) grand prize award available: The grand prize consists of a trip for two (2) to Oktoberfest 2022 in Munich, Germany with travel dates as determined by Sponsor. The grand prize has a maximum retail value not to exceed $5,000, and includes:
- Round trip coach class airfare for two (winner and guest, both age 21 or older) from the gateway airport nearest to the winner’s residence as designated by Sponsor in its sole discretion to Munich, Germany. Actual departure date, times and airline based upon availability and will be solely determined by sponsor;
- Three (3)-nights standard hotel accommodations, double occupancy at a standard hotel as solely designated by Sponsor in the Munich, Germany metro area, based upon availability.
Additional Prize Terms: Maximum value of grand prize not to exceed $5,000. No alcoholic beverage is part of grand prize award. Winner and guest must have valid identification to travel. All other costs and expenses related to prize acceptance, redemption and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of winner and guest, including but not limited to ground transportation, airport transfers, parking, travel or departure taxes, baggage check fees, airline seat assignment fees, hotel resort fees, meals, gratuities, any incidental expenses, and all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state, and federal taxes). Each winner and guest are solely responsible for all costs incurred to and from the nearest major airport to the winner’s home as designated by Sponsor as the prize originates and terminates at such departure point unless otherwise agreed to by Sponsor in writing. Sponsor not responsible for late, lost, damaged or stolen luggage. Grand Prize winner’s guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her state of residence (and at least 21) and will be required to execute and return a liability/publicity release prior to prize award. It is recommended that each winner and guest obtain sufficient personal insurance prior to departure. Winner and guest hereby release Sponsor from any duty to provide, check, or verify all necessary travel IDs or passports, visas and tourist cards, birth certificates, vaccination certificates, and any other travel or entry requirements (“Personal Documents”). Sponsor shall not have any responsibility for the replacement of lost or stolen Personal Documents or tickets, coupons, vouchers, receipts, or other documents pertaining to the prize (“Travel Documents”) once the Travel Documents have been provided to winner and guest.
Travel dates will be based upon availability, must be booked a minimum of 45-days prior to departure. Sponsor is not responsible for any flight cancellations, travel delays or difficulty. If travel delays or difficulty prevent arrival in time for all elements of trip, sponsor is not responsible for awarding any compensation in lieu thereof. Winner and his/her guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Any changes to completed travel arrangements, once booked, are the sole responsibility of the winner, and are solely at the winner’s expense. Actual value of the trip will depend on point of departure, destination, 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 income, federal, state, and local taxes are the winner’s and guest’s sole responsibility, as applicable. 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. 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.
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 and its designees to use entrants’ names, cities, and states of residence and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade in 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 entrant’s 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 Promotion, 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 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 Promotion, 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 Florida; (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 Florida, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Florida or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Florida.
Odds: Odds of being selected as the grand 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 11/30/2022 to: World of Beer Oktoberfest Sweepstakes, 12750 Citrus Park Ln Suite #115, Tampa, FL 33625. PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winners list.
Sponsor: 12750 Citrus Park Ln Suite #115, Tampa, FL 33625.
Participating World of Beer locations: The list of participating World of Beer locations is subject to change and revision without notice for any reason, at the sole discretion of Sponsor. For a list of participating locations, visit https://worldofbeer.com/Locations.
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