NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
The Win Tickets to See Maria Sharapova Play at Flushing Meadows Contest (the “Contest”) begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on May 28, 2018 (the “Contest Period”).
The Contest is open only to legal residents of the United States who are the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of entry (the “Entrant” or “Entrants”). Employees and consultants of Sugarpova, LLC and Stop and Shop Supermarket Company (together, “Sponsor”), and each of their respective divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies (including, in each case, immediate family members) are not eligible to enter the Contest. For purposes of this Contest, “immediate family members” is defined as spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as "in-laws", or by current or past marriage, remarriage, adoption, co-habitation or other familial extension, and any other persons residing at the same household location, whether or not related. In order to enter the Contest or win a prize, the Entrant must comply fully with these Official Rules (the “Rules” or the “Official Rules”), and by entering agrees to be bound by these Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects.
HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST AND CONTEST RULES
There are four (4) rounds in this Contest as follows (the “Round” or “Rounds” and each period set forth below a “Round Period”):
To enter a Round, an Entrant must go to a local Stop and Shop Supermarket, take a selfie with his or her favorite Sugarpova candy (the “Selfie”) and tag it #StopandShopSugarpova
(the “Entry” or “Entries”). To qualify as an Entry for any Round:
Entrants are allowed an unlimited amount of Entries per day and per Round and for the duration of the Contest Period. Sponsor shall have the right, at any time and in its sole discretion, to immediately disqualify any Entrant that Sponsor suspects to be tampering with the Entries, participation process, operation of the Contest or otherwise. Any attempt to enter this Contest by using different Instagram accounts, user names, identities, or otherwise may disqualify such Entrant and may void all submissions made by such Entrant. Each Entrant may use only one (1) Instagram account. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost or misdirected Entries that are not timely received or are lost due to computer or other device or electronic malfunctions or other error. Entries for the Contest will not be accepted through e-mail, facsimile or hand or express mail delivery or in any other manner.
USE OF INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT INFORMATION
By participating in this Contest, Entrants agree to opt-in to receive e-mail communications from Sponsor. If Entrants choose to opt out of such future communications from Sponsor, they will be able to do so by following the instructions on any electronic communications sent by Sponsor. Upon opting-out, Sponsor will no longer send e-mail messages to the Entrant. An Entrant’s choice to opt out will not affect the Entrant’s entry or chances in the Contest.
All Entries properly and timely submitted during each Round Period that meet the Contest requirements will be entered in a random drawing (the “Weekly Drawing” or “Weekly Drawings”) for that Round, and one (1) winner will be selected (the “Weekly Winner” or “Weekly Winners”) each Round. A total of four (4) Weekly Winners will be selected. The Weekly Drawings will be held on the following dates:
A total of four (4) prizes will be awarded in this Contest.
There will be four (4 ) Weekly Winners chosen in this Contest. Each of the Weekly Winners will be awarded two (2) tickets (the “Ticket” or “Tickets”) to attend a match session (the “Match”) of a professional tennis tournament to be held at New York City, New York, which tournament will run from August 27, 2018 to September 9__________________, 2018 (the “Event”). The Match will be chosen at Sponsor’s discretion. It is anticipated that Maria Sharapova will play in such Match but Ms. Sharapova’s participation is subject to her qualification and performance during the Event. Accordingly, Sponsor does not guarantee the participation of Ms. Sharapova or any other player in the Match. Seat locations will be at the discretion of Sponsor. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the prize is $ 120 per Ticket. The actual retail value of the Tickets may vary depending on market conditions, which match session of the Event the tickets are for and other reasons. Sponsor is not responsible for, and the Weekly Winners will not receive, the difference between the actual value of the Tickets at the time of award and the stated ARV.
The Tickets do not include transportation, parking, meals, personal expenses, gratuities, incidental charges, or any other item not specifically described in these Rules, and all expenses for any of the foregoing are the responsibility of the Weekly Winner.
Sponsor is not responsible if the Match or the entire Event is delayed, postponed or canceled for any reason, in which event that portion of the Match (or the entirety of the Match) is forfeited and no substitution will be provided, except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible or liable in any manner if a Weekly Winner is unable to accept or use all or any portion of the awarded prize package due to failure to qualify or comply with these Rules or any law, regulation or other rules that apply to acceptance, receipt or use of the prize package or the Weekly Winner’s unavailability. Unused Tickets cannot be refunded, exchanged or applied towards tickets for any subsequent or different tennis tournaments. In the event a Weekly Winner cannot attend the Match on the date designated by Sponsor, he or she will forfeit the Tickets and an alternative prize winner may be selected, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, from amount all remaining eligible Entries for that Round provided a sufficient amount of time remains prior to the Match.
NOTIFICATION OF THE WINNERS AND PRIZE CLAIMING
The Weekly Winners will each be notified by Instagram within forty-eight (48) hours after each of the drawings in accordance with the contact information supplied by the Entrant at the time of entry (the “Prize Notification”). If a potential winner does not respond to the Prize Notification within five (5) business days after the Prize Notification, Sponsor may select an alternate winner in a random drawing from all remaining eligible Entries
The potential prize winners must each sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (and any other documentation required by Sponsor in its sole discretion) within three (3) business days following the date the winner first responded to the prize notification in order to be eligible to accept the prize. Failure to sign and return to Sponsor such forms within the requisite timeframe may result in disqualification.
After a potential Weekly Winner is verified by Sponsor, the prize will be sent to the Winner via certified mail. The Tickets will be sent close to the date of the Match.
In the event a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible Entries.
Prizes are non-transferable, and no substitution of the prizes will be allowed, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value should the featured prize, or any elements thereof, become unavailable. The prize has no cash value and may not be redeemed for cash at any time. All local, state and federal taxes incurred by accepting a prize will be the sole responsibility of the prize winner. Any person winning over $600 in prizes during any one (1) calendar year will receive an IRS form 1099 for such year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
No compensation will be given for lost, stolen, mutilated or expired Tickets. Sponsor is not responsible for replacing lost, stolen, mutilated or expired Tickets. The original Tickets must be presented for entry and no photocopies or reproductions will be honored. Fulfillment of the Tickets is the sole responsibility of the Event, not Sponsor. It is illegal to scalp any Tickets won from Sponsor. If a prize winner is caught scalping Tickets, he or she will be ejected from the Event and this will result in the winner’s disqualification from this and all future Sponsor sweepstakes and contests. The resale or auction of Sponsor prizes or Tickets will result in the winner’s disqualification from this and all future Sponsor sweepstakes and contests.
Any questions or issues regarding the Tickets must be directed to the Event customer service center and will be handled exclusively by the Event. All transactions, disputes, questions, and all other aspects of the relationship between any prize winner and the Event are solely the responsibility of the prize winner and the Event, and Sponsor and its affiliates have no responsibility for any such matters. Sponsor has not made and Sponsor is not responsible in any manner for any warranties, representations or guarantees, express or implied, in fact, or law, relating to the Tickets, regarding the use, value or enjoyment of the Tickets, including, without limitation, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
ODDS OF WINNING
Odds of winning any Round depend on the total number of eligible Entries received during the Round. Any and all decisions of Sponsor regarding the Contest are final.
By entering, Entrants agree to comply with these Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are binding and final, and release Sponsor, and each of its divisions, affiliates, parent companies, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone associated with the production of this Contest, and their respective directors, officers, employees, consultants and agents from any and all liability for any claims, injuries, losses or damages (including attorneys fees) of any kind arising out of their participation in this Contest or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize. By entering this content you understand that Sponsor, anyone acting on behalf of Sponsor, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the world, any Entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Contest, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation, consent or approval. The potential prize winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning the prize any and all costs of verification and redemption or travel to redeem said prize and waives any liability or claims (including attorneys fees) which might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize. In the event of non-compliance with these Rules, or if prize notification is returned to Sponsor as undeliverable, if prize is refused or cannot be accepted for any reason, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a random drawing. Upon forfeiture or refusal, no compensation will be given. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use the winner's name, photograph, likeness and/or statements attributed to winner regarding the Contest, for advertising and publicity purposes without further compensation or consent. All entries become the property of Sponsor. This Contest shall only be construed and evaluated according to the laws of the State of New York, without regard to the principles of conflicts of laws and submission of any entry constitutes acceptance of such laws. As a condition of participating in this Contest, each Entrant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in New York having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will an Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest), and each Entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
This Contest is void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
This Contest is not intended for gambling. If it is determined that an Entrant is using the Contest for gambling purposes, he/she will be disqualified and reported to authorities.
Sponsor and its affiliates reserve the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information on Entrants obtained through the Contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.
Sponsor reserves the right to change, alter or amend these Official Rules, as necessary, in its sole discretion, at any time by posting updated Official Rules to
NAMES OF WINNERS
To obtain the names of the winners, contact Nadia Vitels at firstname.lastname@example.org by June 15, 2018.
Sugarpova, LLC [WHAT ADDRESS ?]
Stop and Shop Supermarket Company [WHAT ADDRESS ?]
The United States Tennis Association is not a participating partner in or sponsor of this giveaway.