Sponsor:- DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc.
Sweepstakes Entry and Effective Dates:- Text numbers and codes are available
only at participating account locations. Text entries will be accepted, and winning
text entries randomly selected, on the dates designated for each promotion.
Prizes and Approximate Values:- Details regarding prizes and approximate
values for specific text-to-win sweepstakes are included on the point of sale materials
located in participating account locations.
Eligibility:- There is no purchase necessary and making
a purchase will not increase the odds of winning. Text-to-Win Sweepstakes are open
to legal residents of New York and void where prohibited or otherwise restricted.
Participants must be 21 years of age or older on the date of entry, and a valid
photo ID is required upon claiming prize. Participation is open to the public,
except that employees, agents and contractors of DeCrescente Distributing Company,
Inc., as well as employees, family and household members thereof, are prohibited
from participating in this Sweepstakes. In addition, sponsors, associates, advertising
agencies and promotional companies involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as employees,
family and household members thereof, shall be ineligible to participate in this
Sweepstakes. In addition, employees, agents and officers of alcoholic beverage licensees
(including retailers, suppliers and distributors), or family and household members
thereof, are prohibited from participating in this Sweepstakes. All of those referenced
above shall be ineligible for any prize covered herein. For Text-to-Win Sweepstakes,
entries are limited to one per day per number. The parties acknowledge that Sponsor
is not liable for reimbursement of any prizes otherwise payable to Sweepstakes Participants
who are not in compliance with this provision.
Conditions of Winning:- Offer subject to federal, state, and local laws.
Official Rules and Terms and Conditions are available at www.gotbeer.com. By entering,
participants agree to these Official Rules and Terms and Conditions, and expressly
consent to the use of his/her name, photograph and/or likeness in any manner and
in any media including advertising, promotion and/or public relations with no additional
compensation unless prohibited by law. Winners agree to hold Sponsor and any participating
promotional companies, as well as the prize provider, including their respective
officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives harmless
from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly
from the prize or Sweepstakes. All winning Participants agree to sign a Winner’s
Acknowledgement and Release prior to receiving any prize and agree to comply with
all rules set forth herein. All Sweepstakes winners must claim prize in person and
Sponsor is not obligated to deliver prize to any individual or entity other than
winner. Prizes may not be mailed and must be delivered at Sponsor’s business address
or otherwise by a representative of Sponsor at a location solely at Sponsor’s discretion.
Limitations on Liability:- DeCrescente Distributing Company, participating
retailers, associates, venues, judges and their affiliates, subsidiaries, parent
companies, advertising and promotion agencies and printers involved in this Sweepstakes
are not responsible for any inaccuracies in information which may be used in the
Sweepstakes, for any technical or human error which may occur in the processing
of entries, including data entered by participants, any entry miscommunications
such as technical failures related to computer, telephone, cable, and unavailable
network or server connections, related technical failures, or other failures related
to hardware, software or virus, or incomplete, late or misdirected entries. Any
compromise to the fair and proper conduct of this Sweepstakes related to a computer
virus, or similar type of technical impairment that may affect the proper fairness,
security and administration of the Sweepstakes may result in the termination, amendment
or modification of the Sweepstakes, or portion thereof at the sole discretion of
Sponsor. In addition, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void
any entries of participants whom it believes has attempted to tamper with or impair
the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes or who
acts in a non-sportsman like manner or with the intent to threaten or harass any
General Terms:- Odds of winning will vary depending on number of participants.
If aspects of the prizes change outside the control of Sponsor neither the Sponsor,
nor any other promotional partners furnishing prize consideration, will be liable
or responsible for any such changes and Sponsor reserves the right to substitute
a prize of equivalent or greater value, at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion,
if, for any reason, all or any portion of prizes, as described herein, are or become
unavailable. No transfer of prize to a third party is permitted. No cash substitutions
will be offered for prizes. By accepting a prize, prize winners agree that Sponsor
shall not be liable for any injuries, damages or losses of any kind resulting from
or in connection with the awarding, acceptance, possession or use of the prize or
any aspects or parts thereof. Prize winners are responsible for paying any necessary
State and Federal taxes related to the winnings. If applicable, winner may receive
an IRS Form 1099 for the retail value of the prize. Each winner's first name, last
name, hometown and state will be disclosed on the Winner's List that will be distributed
upon request and as required by law. Sponsor reserves the right to modify Sweepstakes
rules, including without limitation, the date, location, entry process, eligibility
criteria and prizes at any time without prior notice.
Notification:- Potential prize winners will be randomly selected on the date
specified and notified by email and/or telephone. If a potential prize winner cannot
be reached with 3 attempts, does not respond, or an emailed prize notification is
returned as undeliverable for any reason, potential prize winner may be disqualified
and the next best (runner-up) contestant will be selected as a potential prize winner.
Conditions:- By entering the Sweepstakes, participants agree to all Official
Rules, Terms and Conditions, all additional terms set forth herein and that DeCrescente
Distributing Company, Inc., participating retailers, suppliers, sponsors, associates,
judges, advertising agencies and promotional companies, their respective parent
companies, divisions, affiliates and each of their directors, officers, employees,
agents, representatives, successors and assigns, and all others associated with
the development and execution of this Sweepstakes, shall not be held liable for
any injuries, losses or damages, including death, resulting from participation in
this Sweepstakes or prize acceptance. All participants, as a condition of entry
into the Sweepstakes, agree to release DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., from
and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for
injuries, damages, losses of any kind to persons including death or property which
may be sustained directly or indirectly with the receipt, ownership, use or misuse
of any prize awarded or for any typographical or other error in these Official Rules,
Terms and Conditions or with the announcement of or offering of any prize. The winner
shall bear all risk of loss or damage to their prize after it has been delivered.
Waiver:- By entering, participant waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental
and consequential damages, attorneys' fees or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket
costs or losses that may arise in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes
or acceptance, possession and use of any prize. By entering, entrants agree that
the laws of New York govern this Sweepstakes.
Dispute Resolution:- Except where prohibited, participants agree that a)
any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with
this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class
action; b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket
costs incurred, including costs associated with participating, but in no event attorney's
fees; and c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain
awards for and 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.
Tampering:- Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website,
server or other technical equipment of Sponsor, promoter or third party or to undermine
the content or legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes may constitute a violation
of criminal and civil law. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor will disqualify
any such participant, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages, including
attorney’s fees and other remedies, from any such individual to the fullest extent
permitted by law.
Force Majeure:- In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing the Sweepstakes
or the integrity and feasibility of the Sweepstakes is severely undermined by any
event beyond the control of Sponsor, including but not limited to, fire, flood,
epidemic, earthquake, explosion, hurricane, tornado, storm, labor dispute, strike,
terrorist threat or activity, act of God, satellite or equipment failure, civil
disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), act of any federal, state or local government
or court, computer virus or technical failures (each a “Force Majeure” event), Sponsor
shall have the right in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend or cancel
the Sweepstakes without any further obligation.