“Thursday Snaps Contest” (the “Contest”) OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
DATES OF CONTEST: The Contest begins at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on October 12, 2017 and ends at 9:00 a.m. ET on October 13, 2017 (“Contest Period”). For purposes of these Official Rules, all times are given in Eastern Time. The Website computer is the “official computer” and official time keeping device for this Contest.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to permanent legal US residents of Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (each, a “Contestant”). Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in the same household, whether related or not) of Wawa, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), Philadelphia Eagles, LLC (the “Eagles”) and each of their respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising and Contest agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Contest, including but not limited to The Archer Group, National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”) and the entities supplying the prizes herein (all of the aforementioned collectively referred to as the “Contest Entities”), are not eligible to participate. The Contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The Contest is void outside of Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law. By entering this Contest, Contestants indicate their full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator, which are final and binding in all respects. Winning a Prize (defined in the “PRIZES” section below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Snapchat™. You understand that you are supplying your information to the Sponsor and not to Snapchat™.
All Submissions must be received by 9:00 a.m. ET on October 13, 2017. There is a limit of one (1) Submission per person/Snapchat™ account during the Contest Period.
SUBMISSION RESTRICTIONS: All Submissions must be about Wawa or the Eagles. Should any Submission violate the restrictions set forth herein, such Submission will be disqualified and will not be eligible to win. The Submission must be an original work created by the Contestant and cannot have previously won a contest or other promotion. Submission must not have been previously published, must not be awaiting publication, nor be submitted for publication consideration during the Contest Period. Contestant’s Submission cannot infringe on the intellectual property, privacy, or publicity rights or any other legal or moral rights of any third party. Submission must be in English and must NOT include the brand name or the trademark of any other manufacturer, except for Wawa or the Eagles.
Submissions not meeting the requirements as set forth in these Official Rules or that contain prohibited, inappropriate, or irrelevant content, as determined by Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator in their sole discretion, will not be eligible for judging and will be disqualified. Any Submission suspected by Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator of violating the proprietary rights of any third party (including intellectual property rights and rights of privacy/publicity), or any local, state or federal law(s) will be disqualified, at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
The Released Parties (defined in the “LIMITATION OF LIABILITY” Section below) are not responsible for any Submission that is lost, late, misdirected or undeliverable, whether due to system errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmissions or any other reason, theft or destruction or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunication malfunctions, Submissions not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, faulty transmissions, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. Each Submission will be reviewed and approved by the Sponsor before being posted to any other website or judged.
By participating, Contestant agrees that his/her Submission may be shared on social media sites or other websites by the Sponsor.
By submitting a Submission, Contestant grants Sponsor and its affiliated companies worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, unconditional, and fully paid-up rights to publicly perform, display, broadcast, or transmit the Submission, in whole or in part, for promotion and marketing purposes worldwide in any and all forms of media, whether now known or hereafter devised, and to distribute (directly or indirectly through multiple tiers) the Submission to Sponsor’s affiliates, its marketing agencies, and to third parties for these purposes. Without limiting the foregoing, each Contestant consents to have his/her Submission, including photos, made available for public viewing and/or comment on the Internet.
Submissions must be truthful in all respects. Each Contestant further agrees and warrants that he/she shall not submit any Submission that is known by the Contestant to (a) be false, inaccurate, or misleading; (b) that infringes on any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (c) that violates any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination, or false advertising); and (d) that is or may reasonably be considered defamatory, libelous, hateful, racially or religiously biased or offensive, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing to any individual, partnership, or corporation.
In the event of a dispute regarding who submitted a Submission, the Submission will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder (defined below) of the e-mail address connected with the Snapchat™ account from which the Submission was sent. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by the Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A Contestant may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the Contestant is the Authorized Account Holder of the email address associated with the Submission.
Any attempt by any Contestant to enter the Contest by using multiple/different Snapchat™ accounts, e-mail addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods may void his/her Submission and may result in his/her disqualification, at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Use of any automated system to participate in the Contest is prohibited and may result in disqualification.
Without limitation, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Contestant whose Snapchat™ account, in its sole opinion, refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the Sponsor, the Contest, the Contest Entities or any other person or entity, does not comply with these Official Rules, or if Sponsor receives notification about any potential infringements or breaches of law or any other reason set forth herein.
NON-QUALIFYING SUBMISSIONS: Submissions (a) containing general obscene, lewd, crude, vulgar, profane, defamatory or inappropriate text, including acts of violence or acts that appear to cause harm; (b) containing other offensive content and/or any content expressing explicit, graphic or excessive indecent content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable, or offensive, and/or (c) containing and displaying third-party brands prominently and intentionally, or any materials that violate or infringe (or may infringe) any copyright (including, without limitation, music or artistic work), trademark, logo, or other mark that identifies a brand, entity or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased, including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light or (d) otherwise violate these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, shall be disqualified from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify a Submission with offensive content or material that it feels is inappropriate in any way. Late Submissions or Submissions sent via any other method than those stated above will not be accepted.
JUDGING: On or about October 16, 2017, all eligible Submissions received during the Contest Period will be judged by the Sponsor based on the following criteria:
The nine (9) Submissions having the highest score in relevance to the judging criteria above, will be deemed a prize winner (each, a “Prize Winner”).
The judging of Submissions will be conducted under the supervision of the Sponsor, whose decisions are based upon its sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects. In the event of a tie, the Submission with the highest score in the “Creativity” criterion will be deemed the Prize Winner. If the Submissions involved in the tie have the same “Creativity” score, the Submission receiving the highest score in the “Originality” criterion will be deemed the Prize Winner. If the Submissions involved in the tie have the same “Creativity” and “Originality” scores, the Submission receiving the highest score in the “Quality” criterion will be deemed the Prize Winner. If the Submissions involved in the tie have the same “Creativity”, “Originality”, and “Quality” scores, the Sponsor will re-judge each tied Submission based upon the above judging criteria and the Submission receiving the highest score will be deemed the Prize Winner. Sponsor will perform as many “tie breakers” as needed in order to determine exactly nine (9) Prize Winners.
Sponsor reserves the right not to award the Prize (defined in the “PRIZES” section below) if, in its sole discretion, it receives an insufficient number of eligible and qualified Submissions. Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms and conditions of these Official Rules.
PRIZES: Nine (9) Prize Winners will each be awarded two (2) tickets to the Eagles game scheduled to take place on November 5, 2017 at Lincoln Financial Field (the “Prize”). Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the two (2) tickets is Two Hundred Forty Dollars ($240).
Total ARV of all Prizes is Two Thousand One Hundred Sixty Dollars ($2,160).
There is a limit of one (1) Prize per Contestant for the entire Contest. No transfer, substitution, or cash redemption of Prizes is permitted, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Each Prize Winner is solely responsible for all transportation, parking (if applicable), accommodations, meals and beverages, incidental expenses and gratuities while attending the football game. Any Prize details not specified above will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Each Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either expressed or implied by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if a Prize becomes unavailable due to reasons beyond the control of the Sponsor. Prize Winners are solely responsible for any federal, state and local taxes if applicable. No more than the number of Prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. Except as otherwise set forth herein, all Prizes will be awarded.
NOTIFICATIONS/CLAIMS: POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY THE SPONSOR VIA A PRIVATE SNAP ON SNAPCHAT™ WITHIN ONE (1) BUSINESS DAY FROM THE FINAL DETERMINATION OF ALL POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNERS, ON OR ABOUT OCTOBER 17, 2017 (THE “NOTIFICATION”). Potential Prize Winners must follow “WawaSnaps” in order to be sent a Notification. The Notification will request that the potential Prize Winner reply back to the Sponsor with specific personal information to include first name, last name, physical address, city, state, zip, email address, phone number and age (the “Required Information”) of the potential Prize Winner within two (2) days of receipt of the Notification. In the event the Sponsor cannot reach a potential Prize Winner via the Notification, a potential Prize Winner does not respond by the date indicated within the Notification, a potential Prize Winner does not provide Required Information or if it is determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, that a potential Prize Winner is not eligible in accordance with these Official Rules, such potential Prize Winner will be disqualified (without compensation of any kind) and an alternate Prize Winner will be selected from the remaining non-winning, eligible Submissions received. Each Prize Winner consents to the use of his/her name, likeness, biographical information, and voice in advertising worldwide without additional notice or compensation, unless prohibited by law.
Prizes will be awarded approximately one (1) to two (2) weeks from the date in which all Prize Winners are confirmed. In the event a Prize is returned as “undeliverable” and the accurate address of such Prize Winner cannot be obtained, such Prize W inner will be disqualified (without compensation of any kind) and an alternate Prize Winner will be selected.
GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION: By participating in this Contest, Contestants and Prize Winners [a] release each and all of the Released Parties (as defined below), from any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described) with respect to or arising out of participation in the Contest, and/or the receipt or use/misuse of the Prize awarded, including, without limitation, liability for personal injury, death or property damage; and [b] agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor/Independent Administrator, which are final in all respects and not subject to appeal. Sponsor reserves the right permanently to disqualify from this Contest any Contestant or Prize Winner it believes has violated these Official Rules. Sponsor may prohibit a Contestant from participating in the Contest or winning a Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Contestant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Contestants, Sponsor, or Contest Entities. If for any reason this Contest is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and judge from those eligible Submissions received up to the cancellation/termination/modification/suspension date. Notification of such action will be provided on the Sponsor’s Facebook® page. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION. SPONSOR'S FAILURE TO ENFORCE ANY TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF THESE PROVISIONS.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By participating, Contestants and Prize Winners agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, Snapchat™, the Contest Entities, and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claims made by the Prize Winners, Contestants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Contest as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to: (i) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the submission process or the Contest; (ii) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of Submissions; (iii) any injury, damage or loss to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from receipt, acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the Prize or participation in any Contest-related activity or participation in this Contest; (iv) any printing or typographical errors in any Contest-related materials; (v) stolen, lost, late, misdirected, corrupted, incomplete, or indecipherable Submissions; or (vi) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, mobile device, cable, network, hardware or software.
DISPUTES: All Contestants and Prize Winners agree that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or the Prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in New York. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, a Contestant’s or Prize Winner’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than New York.
WINNER’S LIST REQUEST: For the name of the Prize Winners or a copy of these Official Rules, submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope by November 17, 2017 to “Thursday Snaps Contest Winner List”, PO Box 10505, Rochester, NY, 14610. A copy of these Official Rules may also be obtained on https://www.wawa.com/eagles-thursday-snaps-contest during the Contest Period.
SPONSOR: Wawa, Inc., Red Roof, 260 W. Baltimore Pike, Wawa, Pennsylvania, 19063.
This Contest shall not be published without permission of the Sponsor.
The Wawa name and logo are registered trademarks of the Wild Goose Holding Co., Inc.
Philadelphia Eagles name, logo and marks are registered trademarks of Philadelphia Eagles, LLC.
Snapchat™ is a trademark of Snapchat.