NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING A PRIZE. Void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law.
ELIGIBILITY: Stubb’s Legendary Bar-B-Q (“Sponsor”) “Facebook Contest(s)” (“Contest”) is open only to persons who, as of date of entry, are legal residents of one of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, and at least 18 years of age. Employees, directors and retirees of Sponsor and its promotional agencies (including their immediate families and persons living in their households) are not eligible to enter. “Immediate family members” means parents, spouses, children, siblings, in-laws, or grandparents. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONTEST: Sponsor may periodically disclose a Contest on its Facebook Page account: facebook.com/stubbsbbqsauce, and will give the specific time period for each Contest posted (“Contest Period”). Visit/login to Sponsor’s Facebook Page and then follow the instructions to be entered for a chance to win the Contest. If you do not have a Facebook account, visit www.facebook.com to create one for free. Each account can only enter one (1) time per Contest.
All entrants must have a valid Facebook account used via a mobile device or on the Internet. Facebook is free to join as of the time of publication of these Official Rules. Standard Internet or mobile devise data rates will apply; check your local service provider regarding its pricing plans. This Contest is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Contest shall be directed to Sponsor and not to Facebook.
Entry Guidelines: Any creative material submitted for any Contest must be the original work of the entrant, and it may not include the photo/image of any other person or any other company logos without permission, nor infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. By entering, each entrant warrants that he/she has adhered to these guidelines, and will indemnify and hold harmless the Released Entities (defined below) from any claims to the contrary. Nor may any entry contain any profanity, promote illegal or unsafe behavior, or contain other derogatory or offensive language in the sole judgment of the Sponsor; any such entries will be disqualified.
By submitting any images or videos to the Contest, you grant the Sponsor a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free license to transform, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, transmit, publish, broadcast, perform, display, or otherwise use the photo or video with or without modifications, in any form or medium whether now existing or later developed.
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, ineligible, damaged or misdirected entries, or for any typographical or other errors on the entry, or in the administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize. Incomplete entries will be considered void.
JUDGING/SELECTION OF WINNER: Within three business days of the end of each Contest Period, all eligible Contest entries will be judged by Sponsor based equally on the three criteria of originality, creativity, and adherence to Contest theme. The entry receiving the highest score will be deemed the Winner. The Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.
STUBB’S CONTEST PRIZES: The Winner will be given one (1) Contest Prize item, disclosed in the Contest Post (“Post”). Contest Prize items will not be replaced under any circumstances and are provided “as is”. The Approximate Retail Value of each Prize will be under $500 and will be disclosed in the Post for each Contest. The Winner will be responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and fees that may be applicable, and for any other expenses associated with the Prize receipt and use that are not expressly included in the Prize description. No cash or other substitution, assignment or transfer of any prizes permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute Prize or prize component with cash or another prize of comparable or greater value.
NOTIFICATION: Winner will be notified by a Facebook post asking the Winner to private message the Sponsor. Winner may be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release before the Prize is mailed. If any potential Winner does not respond within five (5) calendar days of the Facebook notification, the Prize will be forfeited and will not be awarded. Upon gift forfeiture, no compensation will be given. Limit one (1) gift per person or household or Facebook account.
CONDITIONS: Participation in the Contest constitutes each entrant’s permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state) and photograph (including Facebook profile photo) for advertising and promotional purposes, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed, worldwide, in perpetuity, without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating, each entrant agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, its affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies, Facebook and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (collectively, the “Released Entities”), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever and for any claims based on copyright, trademark, false endorsement, publicity rights, defamation and invasion of privacy. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules in any way shall be disqualified.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS: In case of dispute as to the identity of the Winner, the entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Facebook account used. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. The Released Entities are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, website or Internet availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to participate in the Contest, including any injury or damage to any person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend the Contest for any reason whatsoever, and to disqualify any person in its sole discretion.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTEES: IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED ENTITIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF FACEBOOK, AND/OR PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND ACCEPTANCE/USE OF THE PRIZE. THE PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED.
ARBITRATION/CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited by law, participants agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest shall be resolved exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association then effective, and any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to individual claims for actual out-of-pocket costs incurred by participants with regard to this Contest, excluding all attorneys’ or other related fees and punitive, incidental, consequential or other damages, and without resort to any class action. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Texas or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Texas. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision so long as the general intent of these Official Rules remains in effect. In the event that any such provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, these Official Rules shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or unenforceable provision was not contained therein.
WINNERS’ LIST: For the names of the Prize Winners or a copy of these Official Rules, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Stubb’s Legendary Bar-B-Q, 1219 W. 6th Street, Austin, Texas 78703.