NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THE CONTEST IS INTENDED FOR VIEWING IN MINNESOTA, NORTH DAKOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA, AND WISCONSIN ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY UNITED STATES LAW. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
The “#COLDANDGOLD” contest (“Contest”) is open to legal residents of Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, contractors, directors, officers and agents of Anheuser-Busch, LLC, its affiliates and subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, wholesale distributors, retail licensees, all other service agencies involved with the Contest, and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, child and sibling) are not eligible to enter or win. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions which are final and binding in all matters related to this Contest. Winning the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements as set forth herein.
2. CONTEST PERIOD:
Contest begins at 12:00:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time on September 8, 2020 and ends 11:59:59 p.m. Central Standard Time on December 18, 2020 (“Contest Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Contest.
3. TWO (2) WAYS TO ENTER:
(1) Facebook: During the Contest Period, look for Sponsor’s Contest post that includes the hashtag #Contest and invites followers to enter for a chance to win a prize. In the comment section of the Contest post: (1) include the hashtags #COLDANDGOLD and #Contest, and (2) post a photo of yourself, with or without friends and/or family who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older, enjoying outdoor winter recreation (“Entry”).
(2) QR Code: During the Contest Period, use your smart phone or other web-enabled device with data plan to scan the Contest quick response (“QR”) code featured on signs or promotional materials at participating stores with the QR reader application already installed on your phone. You will be directed to Sponsor’s Contest post that includes the hashtag #Contest and invites followers to enter for a chance to win a prize at: https://www.facebook.com/MichelobGoldenLight/. In the comment section of the Contest post: (1) include the hashtags # COLDANDGOLD and #Contest, and (2) post a photo of yourself, with or without friends and/or family who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older, enjoying outdoor winter recreation (also “Entry”). Proof of scanning QR codes does not constitute proof of completion or submission of an Entry.
For all Entries:
You must be a registered user of Facebook and follow Michelob Golden Light on Facebook in order to enter the Contest via Facebook. Facebook registration is free and can be obtained by logging on to www.Facebook.com and following the online instructions to open an account.
If an Entry contains additional people other than only the entrant, please note that the one (1) person submitting the Entry under their Facebook account will be considered the entrant and only the entrant is eligible to win a prize. No other person in the Entry is eligible to receive a prize. Neither Sponsor nor Administrator are liable for any disputes arising from or related to the Contest in this regard.
If entering with a mobile phone or other web-enabled device and using your wireless carrier’s network, standard data charges from your wireless carrier may apply. Check with your wireless service provider for details on these and any other applicable charges. Entrants are solely responsible for any such wireless charges.
Entries must be received and recorded during the Contest Period. No other forms of Entry are valid. See Appendix A for additional Entry Guidelines. Entry must comply with these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right, but not the obligation, to review any Entry for violation of these Official Rules and may, at its sole discretion, reject, delete, or otherwise exclude an Entry for any reason, including without limitation, if the Entry contains any Prohibited Content (as defined in Appendix A) or any other commentary or material which Sponsor, in its sole discretion deems inappropriate.
4. CONTEST JUDGING:
All eligible Entries will be judged based on the following contest judging criteria (“Judging Criteria”) by a panel of contest judges (“Contest Judges”) selected by Sponsor. The Contest Judging Criteria includes: (1) Creativity; (2) Originality; and, (3) Relevance to the Contest theme of you enjoying outdoor winter recreation The one (1) Entry receiving the highest cumulative scores awarded by the Contest Judges will be deemed the Grand Prize Winner (“Winner” or “winner”) and receive the Grand Prize (subject to verification). See Rule #6 for prize details. In the event of a tie, tied Entries will be re-judged by a new panel of Contest Judges based on the Contest Judging Criteria stated above until the tie is broken. The decisions of the Contest Judges are final in all aspects of the Contest Judging.
5. WINNER NOTIFICATION:
The prize will be awarded. Potential winner will be notified via direct message on Facebook and will be required to respond to the notification within forty-eight (48) hours indicating whether he/she can accept the prize. If a potential winner does not respond to the notification within the forty-eight (48) hour time period, prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any alternate potential winner selected will also be required to respond to the notification within the time frame stated above.
Potential winner will be required to complete, sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability and, unless prohibited by law, publicity release to Sponsor or Sponsor’s representative within forty-eight (48) hours of prize acceptance. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, including verification that the winner is twenty-one (21) years of age or older, the potential winner will be declared an official winner of the Contest. If Sponsor cannot verify that the potential winner is twenty-one (21) years of age or older prior to winner notification, then the potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner may be selected in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
In the event of noncompliance within any stated time period, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any alternate potential winner selected will also be required to adhere to the time periods described herein. Any prize notification or prize returned to the Sponsor or its agencies as undeliverable will result in disqualification and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.
Sponsor is not responsible for suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless, or land-line phone service or a change in an entrant’s email, phone number or mailing address which may result in a potential winner not receiving initial prize notification or his/her prize information.
6. PRIZE DETAILS:
Grand Prize (1 total): Winner will receive one (1) custom 2020 Polaris Switchback Assault Snowmobile and $3,000.00 (awarded in the form of a check made payable to winner, via a wire transfer, or via pre-paid debit card(s) [terms and conditions received with pre-paid debit card(s) apply]). Any options not included as part of the standard equipment, registration, title, licensing fees, taxes (including, but not limited to, sales taxes and income taxes), insurance and costs associated with the prize, if applicable, are solely the responsibility of the winner. Winner does not have the choice of color or options. Winner must accept delivery of the vehicle at Chopper City Sports in Fridley, Minnesota within sixty (60) days after prize acceptance. Winner will be required to present a valid driver’s license and proof of insurability prior to accepting the vehicle. If the winner fails to comply with the delivery conditions, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. If winner cannot accept prize as specified, prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Approximate Retail Value is $18,535.00. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded.
Prizes are non-transferable and no cash equivalent or substitution of prize is offered, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. If prize, or any portion thereof, cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize with another prize of equal or greater value. Prize winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the prizes they receive, regardless of whether it, in whole or in part, is used.
If Sponsor so elects, potential winner may be required to submit to a confidential background check. Such background check may include (but is not limited to) investigation of criminal, sexual offenses, or other arrest or conviction record, and any other factor deemed relevant by the Sponsor to help ensure that the potential winner will not bring the Sponsor into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Sponsor. If requested, the potential winner agrees to sign waiver forms authorizing the release of personal and background information. In the event of noncompliance, prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE:
Anheuser-Busch, LLC, and each of their affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies (collectively the “Released Parties”) are responsible for lost, late, misdirected, unintelligible, returned or undelivered entries, telephone calls, text messages, email, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, or other connections availability, accessibility or traffic congestion, miscommunications, failed computer, network, telephone, satellite or cable hardware or software or lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of this Contest or Website, or act in violation of the Official Rules, or act in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any person, or violate Website’s terms of service, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information whether caused by Website users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the programming or equipment associated with or used in this Contest, and assumes no responsibility for any errors, omission, deletion, interruption or delay in operation or transmission or communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized website access. Any use of robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like Entry methods will void all such entries, and may subject that entrant to disqualification. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to winners or any other person’s computer or property related to or resulting from participating in this Contest. Should any portion of Contest be, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Contest, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest, and randomly select the winner from among all valid Entries received prior to action taken, or otherwise as may be deemed fair and equitable by the Sponsor. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of an entrant, the authorized subscriber of the Facebook account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant, and must comply with these rules. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the Facebook account by the ISP or other organization responsible for assigning the Facebook account. All materials submitted become the property of Anheuser-Busch, LLC and will not be returned.
Entrants agree (a) that Sponsor and its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, and advertising and Contest agencies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, wholesale distributors, representatives and agents, will have no liability whatsoever for, and are released and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, to persons, including death, or property, or rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, copyright infringement or portrayal in a false light resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this Contest or in any Contest-related activity, and (b) winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor (and agrees to confirm such agreement in writing) and those acting pursuant to its authority to use his/her name, submitted biography, voice and/or likeness and prize information, and/or Entry (and assign the Entry, which may be altered, changed, modified, edited, used alone or with other works, as solely determined by Sponsor) for advertising, trade and promotion purposes without further compensation, at any times or time, in all media now known or hereafter discovered worldwide and on the Internet without notice or review or approval.
8. PUBLICITY AND COPYRIGHT LICENSE:
You grant Sponsor an exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, unrestricted, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferrable right and license to exploit your Entry (including, without limitation, your name and likeness and the names and likenesses of any and all persons in the Entry, and any intellectual property rights (e.g. copyright, trademark, etc.) contained in the Entry) in any media now or hereafter known, without any payment or other consideration of any kind, or permission or notification, to you or any third party, for any purpose, including, without limitation, your Entry and any person’s property (physical, personal, intellectual property rights, and indicia) contained therein. The foregoing grant includes, without limitation, the right to reproduce, display, distribute, publicly perform, create derivative works of, alter, amend, broadcast, edit, publish, use, merchandise, license, sublicense, and adapt the Entry in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world, for any purpose, whether commercial in nature or otherwise, including in contexts and circumstances that result in your Entry being associated with a particular Sponsor or Sponsors. Accordingly, you hereby waive any objection to, such use including without limitation, distribution, reproduction, creation of derivative works of, public performance, or display of your Entry, and any claim for compensation whatsoever in connection therewith. Such waiver shall include any claim for infringement of any so-called “Moral Right,” “Droit Moral” or similar right or interest.
9. DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Contest, or any claim or dispute that has arisen or may arise between you and Sponsor, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Missouri without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. The place of arbitration shall be St. Louis, Missouri.
11. WINNER’S LIST:
For the name of the winner, send a direct message to the Michelob Golden Light Facebook account and include “#COLDANDGOLD Winner’s List Request” for receipt by January 22, 2021.
Anheuser-Busch, LLC, One Busch Place, St. Louis, MO 63118.
© 2020 Anheuser-Busch, Michelob Golden Draft Light® Beer, St. Louis, MO
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Contest shall be directed to Sponsor and not to Facebook.
ENTRY GUIDELINES & PROHIBITED CONTENT
Entries must meet the following requirements:
All Entries are subject to Sponsor’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act policy, as follows: Digital Millennium Copyright Act—Anheuser-Busch is committed to respecting and protecting the legal rights of copyright owners. As such, Anheuser-Busch adheres to the following notice and take down policy, in full compliance with Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA (17 U.S.C. § 512 et seq.). If you believe any of the Entries infringes upon your intellectual property rights, please submit a notification alleging such infringement (hereafter a “DMCA Takedown Notice”). To be valid, a DMCA Takedown Notice must (i) be provided to the Anheuser-Busch designated agent, (“Copyright Agent”), as set forth below, and (ii) include the following:
Anheuser-Busch’s Copyright Agent to receive DMCA Takedown Notices is: email: email@example.com. For clarity, only DMCA Takedown Notices should go to the Copyright Agent; any other feedback, comments, online purchases or other communications should be directed to the applicable customer service links posted on the Website. You acknowledge that in order for Anheuser-Busch to be authorized to takedown any Content, your DMCA Takedown Notice must comply with all of the requirements of this Section.
By submitting an Entry, you agree that your Entry is gratuitous and made without restriction, that it will not place Sponsor under any obligation other than as stated in these Official Rules, that Sponsor is free to publish or otherwise disclose the ideas contained in the Entry on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your Entry, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.
By participating, you acknowledge that your Entry may be used in Sponsor's sole discretion. Entries are the views/opinions of the individual entrant and do not reflect the views of the Sponsor in any manner. By entering, you acknowledge that Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Entry you submit.
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