OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICED BY APPLICABLE FEDERAL, OR STATE LAWS AND REGULATIONS. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID IN ALASKA, HAWAII, PUERTO RICO, U.S. TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS, AND WHERE PROHIBITED. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL U.S. RESIDENTS OF THE FORTY-EIGHT CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 21 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.
The "Win a Party for You and 25 of your Friends" (hereinafter the "Sweepstakes") is open only to permanent, legal U.S. residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Territories and Possessions) who are physically located and residing therein and who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older and the age of majority in their state of residence at the time of the Sweepstakes entry. Local taxes, fees and other expenses not specified herein are the responsibility of the Winner. Employees or the immediate family of Employees of Rudolph Foods ("Sponsor") or any distributor, representative, agent or affiliate of Rudolph Foods (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities") and their immediate families (defined as spouse, mother, father, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters, regardless of where they reside) and members of their households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. Limit one entry per person.
2. How To Enter:
To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Sweepstakes Period as defined below, interested individuals may access the entry form on Rudolph Foods website at RudolphFoods.com. No purchase is necessary to win. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law and is subject to all Federal, State and Local laws. All entries become the property of Rudolph Foods and said entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Completion of and receipt of an entry is the sole responsibility of the participant. Rudolph Foods, its employees or agents will not acknowledge or respond to any inquiries regarding the receipt of or status of any entry. Rudolph Foods reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes in whole or in part at any time should any unforeseen occurrence cause the fair and impartial continuation of the Sweepstakes to be impossible. By completing the act of entry, each participant agrees to abide by the Official Sweepstakes Rules herein stated.
3. Sweepstakes Period:
The Sweepstakes Period begins at 12:01AM EST on October 1, 2012 and ends at 11:59 PM EST January 6, 2013.
One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded. The prize includes twenty (20) 2 liter bottles of non-alcoholic soda, twenty-five (25) foot-long sub sandwiches, a variety of Rudolph Family of Brands snacks and products and a 50" Plasma TV. Additionally, the winner will receive a recorded message by a representative of GridironGreats.org, to be selected prior to game day based on schedule and availability. The total estimated value of this prize package is approximately $1,500. Rudolph Foods reserves the right to give a cash or gift card equivalent to the winner.
All other expenses not specifically identified in these Official Sweepstakes Rules are the sole responsibility of the winner. An entrant eligible to win the Grand Prize will be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release (where legal), and a Publicity Release ("Affidavit/Release"), except where prohibited. Rudolph Foods, its employees, contractors, directors and officers, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, franchisees, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising and promotional agencies, as applicable, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, successors and assigns, and all others associated with the development, promotion, evolvement and execution of this Sweepstakes, are not responsible if the Grand Prize, or any part thereof, cannot be awarded. The Sweepstakes Entities will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damage to personal or real property, to entrant or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto).
Rudolph Foods will make every effort to award the Grand Prize as described. In the advent that act of God, forces of nature, adverse weather, or any other unforeseen events or changes in any Federal, State or Local rules make it impossible to safely complete Sweepstakes an alternate prize may be substituted and awarded to the Grand Prize Winner (hereinafter the "Winner") at the sole discretion of Rudolph Foods. Federal, State, and Local taxes, fees and other expenses not specified herein are the responsibility of the Winner.
5. Prize Drawing:
The potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on January 7, 2013 from all valid entries received during the Sweepstakes Period as defined herein. If a potential Winner either declines a Prize, cannot be contacted within seven (7) calendar days of the random drawing or is deemed ineligible to accept the Prize, an alternate Winner will be chosen in a subsequent random drawing to be held after the disqualification of the previous potential Winner. The number of entries received will determine the odds of winning and all valid entries received will be treated equally.
6. Limitation on Liability:
Rudolph Foods is not responsible for the loss or destruction of any equipment and cannot guarantee the safety or comfort of individuals participating in the Sweepstakes. All warranties of any type or function whether expressed or implied are disclaimed by The Rudolph Foods Company and the Winner by accepting the Grand Prize. The Winner assumes all risks in the participation of the Sweepstakes, whether before, during or after any and all associated activities and the Winner further agrees to release from all claims and hold harmless all employees, officers, directors, affiliates or agents of Rudolph Foods. Furthermore, by completing the act of entering the Sweepstakes each entrant releases Rudolph Foods, its subsidiaries and affiliated businesses and the officers, directors, contractors, employees and agents of each from any and all liability, damages, claims or causes of actions of any kinds for injuries, damages or loss of property which may be sustained whether before, during or after any and all associated activities in connection with the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by Sponsor, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by technical or human error which may occur and/or which may damage a user's system or limit a participant's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CIVIL LAW. SHOULD AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
7. Rule Changes:
Rudolph Foods reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes in whole or in part at any time should any unforeseen occurrence cause the fair and impartial continuation of the Sweepstakes to be impossible.
8. Winners Responsibilities:
Winners are solely responsible for the reporting and payment of any State, Local, or Federal tax liabilities. Before receiving the Grand Prize, the Winner must submit an affidavit of eligibility and compliance with the Official Sweepstakes Rules including a statement that the Winner is capable of performing all duties required to safely accept and participate in all activities associated with the Sweepstakes Grand Prize. Furthermore, by accepting the Grand Prize the Winner agrees to notify The Rudolph Foods Company or its agent of any physical limitations or complications that may affect the Winner's safe completion of any activity whether before, during or after any and all associated activities in connection with the Sweepstakes. The Winner shall not use the Grand Prize in any manner not specified by The Rudolph Foods Company, including, but not limited to, advertising, promotions or subsequent sweepstakes. The Grand Prize cannot be transferred, assigned, or sold to another and the Grand Prize cannot be redeemed for a cash value. Sponsor reserves the right to suspend the "Sweepstakes" for any reason at the sole discretion of Rudolph Foods, including, without limitation, any safety or legal concerns.
9. Publicity Release:
By accepting the Grand Prize the Winner will agree to give written permission to Rudolph Foods, its designees and agents for the right to use the Winner's image and or likeness and name in any form of written or photographic publication, including, but not limited to, live or recorded video display or transmission of the participation in the Grand Prize or any alternate Grand Prize including all rights of publicity. The Winner further agrees not to take any action or allow any other person to so act as to impede any use of the Winner's image and or likeness and name in any publicity related to the Grand Prize.
10. Governing Law:
By completing the act of entering the Sweepstakes each entrant agrees that the Sweepstakes shall be governed by the laws of the State of Ohio. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Sweepstakes Rules shall be governed and constructed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio.
11. Copy of Official Sweepstakes Rules:
For a copy of these Official Sweepstakes Rules, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:
Rudolph Foods c/o RMD 6116 Cleveland Ave. Columbus, OH 43231
12. Winners' List:
For a copy of the Winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:
6116 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, OH 43231
Winners List will be available after January 16, 2013.
13. Sweepstakes Sponsored by:
6575 Bellefontaine Rd.
Lima, OH 45804