"Wawa #MySiptopia Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on July 3, 2017 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on September 10, 2017 (“Sweepstakes Period”). For purposes of these Official Rules, all times are given in ET. The computer on each Website (defined below), as applicable, are the official time keeping devices for this Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to permanent legal US residents of Florida who are thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of entry (each eligible person, an “Entrant”). Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouses, regardless of where they live, or persons living in the same household, whether related or not) of Wawa, Inc. (“Wawa” or “Sponsor”) and each of its respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, consultants, agents, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to The Archer Group and National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (each an “Independent Administrator”) and the entities supplying the prizes herein (all of the aforementioned collectively referred to as the “Sweepstakes Entities”), are not eligible to participate. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. The Sweepstakes is void outside of Florida and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law. Participation in this Sweepstakes constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and any Independent Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all respects. Winning a Prize (defined in the “PRIZES” section of these Official Rules) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: There are three (3) ways to submit an entry in this Sweepstakes: either via (a) Facebook®; (b) InstagramTM; or (c) Twitter® (each, a “Website” and all of the aforementioned collectively referred to as the “Websites”). Entrant should comment or post a photo of what Siptopia means to him/her on one of the three (3) Websites below. Regardless of the method used to submit an entry, there is a limit of one (1) entry per Entrant for the entire Sweepstakes Period.
Facebook®: Entrant must visit www.facebook.com during the Sweepstakes Period and comment or post a photo directly to the Facebook® wall of the Sponsor’s Facebook® page found at www.facebook.com/wawa. Entrant must include the hashtags #MySiptopia and #Sweeps in the wall post and then click “Post” to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
Instagram™: Entrant must post their comment or photo to his/her InstagramTM feed during the Sweepstakes Period with the hashtags #MySiptopia and #Sweeps. Entrant must include the hashtags and his/her InstagramTM profile setting must be “public” in order to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. If the Entrant’s account is not set to “public”, the Sponsor may not be able to view the entry and the entry will not be eligible to win.
Twitter®: Entrant must tweet or post a photo to Twitter from his/her Twitter® account. Entrant must include the hashtags #MySiptopia and #Sweeps in the tweet and then click “Tweet” to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Entrant must include the hashtags and his/her Twitter® account must be set to “public” in order to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. If the Entrant’s account is not set to “public”, the Sponsor may not be able to view the entry and the entry will not be eligible to win.
Entrant may not use multiple Website accounts to enter the Sweepstakes.This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook®, Instagram™, or Twitter®. You understand that you are supplying your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook®, Instagram™, or Twitter®.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS: The entry must be an original work created by the Entrant. Entry must not have been previously published, must not be awaiting publication, nor may be submitted for publication consideration during the Sweepstakes Period. Entry must be in English and must NOT include the brand name or the trademark of any other manufacturer, except for Wawa.
Entries 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 and will be disqualified. Any entry suspected by Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator of violating the proprietary rights of any third party (including but not limited to 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 “NO LIABILITY” Section below) are not responsible for any entry 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, technical malfunctions, or otherwise.
By participating, Entrant agrees that his/her entry may be shared on social media sites or other websites by the Sponsor.
By submitting an entry, Entrant 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 entry, 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 Entrant consents to have the Entrant’s entry made available for public viewing and/or comment on the Internet.
Entries must be truthful in all respects. Each Entrant further agrees and warrants that he/she shall not submit any entry that is known by the Entrant 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.
NON-QUALIFYING ENTRIES: Entries (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 Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify an entry with offensive content or material that it feels is inappropriate in any way. Late entries or entries sent via any other method than those stated above will not be accepted.
WINNING/NOTIFICATION: On or about September 12, 2017, one (1) grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner), ten (10) first prize winners (each a “First Prize Winner”) and ten (10) second prize winners (each a “Second Prize Winner”) will be selected from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted under the supervision of a Sponsor representative whose decisions are based upon his/her sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules, and are final and binding in all respects. Odds of being selected as a prize winner are dependent upon the total number of entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
NOTIFICATIONS/CLAIMS: POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY THE SPONSOR VIA ANY OF THE METHODS DESCRIBED BELOW WITHIN ONE (1) TO TWO (2) BUSINESS DAYS FROM THE FINAL DETERMINATION OF ALL POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNERS (EACH, A “NOTIFICATION” AND COLLECTIVELY, THE “NOTIFICATIONS”).
Facebook® Notifications: If a potential prize winner submitted using the Sponsor’s Facebook® page, such potential prize winner will be notified via a comment on his/her entry. Potential prize winner must respond to the post within two (2) days of the posting date of the notification by sending a private message to the Sponsor’s Facebook® page with specific personal information to include his/her first name, last name, physical address, city, state, zip, email address and date of birth.
Instagram™ Notifications: If a potential prize winner submitted using Instagram™, such potential prize winner will be contacted via a comment on his/her entry and also by a direct message with the potential prize winner via his/her Instagram™ account. The direct message will request that the potential prize winner reply back with specific personal information to include first name, last name, physical address, city, state, zip, email address and date of birth within two (2) days of receipt. It is highly recommended that you confirm your Instagram™ notification settings are set to public.
Twitter® Notifications: If a potential prize winner submitted using Twitter®, such potential prize winner will be contacted via @reply on his/her tweet. Potential prize winner must respond to the direct message within two (2) days of the message date by replying to the direct message with specific personal information to include his/her first name, last name, physical address, city, state, zip, email address and date of birth. It is highly recommended that you confirm your Twitter notification settings are set to public.
In the event the Sponsor cannot reach a potential prize winner via the applicable Notification method listed above, a potential prize winner does not respond by the date indicated within such Notification, a potential prize winner does not provide all of the requested 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 not be selected. Each prize winner consents to the use of his/her name, address (city & state), biographical information, voice and/or likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity, for this Sweepstakes only, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
All prizes will be awarded approximately six (6) to eight (8) weeks from the date in which all prize winners are confirmed. Prizes will be sent via mail. In the event a prize is returned as “undeliverable” and the accurate address of such prize w inner cannot be obtained, such prize w inner will be disqualified (without compensation of any kind) and an alternate prize w inner will be selected from among all the remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive a One Hundred Dollar ($100) in-store Wawa gift card and Twenty-Five Dollars ($25) of Siptopia swag (the “Grand Prize”). The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is One Hundred Twenty-Five Dollars ($125).
First Prize: Ten (10) First Prize Winners will each receive a Fifty Dollar ($50) in-store Wawa gift card and Twenty-Five Dollars ($25) of Siptopia swag (each a “First Prize”). Total ARV of each First Prize is Seventy-Five Dollars ($75).
Second Prize: Ten (10) Second Prize Winners will each receive a Twenty-Five Dollar ($25) in-store Wawa gift card and Twenty-Five Dollars ($25) of Siptopia swag (each a “Second Prize”). Total ARV of each Second Prize is Fifty Dollars ($50).
Total ARV of all prizes to be awarded is One Thousand Three Hundred Seventy-Five Dollars ($1,375).
There is a limit of one (1) prize per Entrant for the entire Sweepstakes. No transfer, substitution, or cash redemption of prizes is permitted. 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, relating to or arising from receipt, possession, acceptance or use of any prize. Travel expenses are not included in the prize and are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. 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 express or implied by Sponsor. No more than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded.
GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants and prize winners [a] release each and all of the Released Parties (defined in the “NO LIABILITY” section of these Official Rules), from any and all liability, damages or causes of action (however named or described) with respect to, or arising out of, participation in the Sweepstakes, and/or the receipt or use/misuse of any 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 and/or an Independent Administrator, which are final in all respects and not subject to appeal. Sponsor reserves the right permanently to disqualify from this Sweepstakes any Entrant or prize winner who Sponsor believes has violated these Official Rules. Winning a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use prize winner’s name, address (city & state), biographical information, voice and/or likeness for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity, without compensation, unless prohibited by law. The Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable or incomplete submissions, whether due to system errors or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunication malfunctions, nor for entries that are not received as a result of 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, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices, or if Sponsor determines that Entrant is intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants, Sponsor, or Sweepstakes Entities. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized human 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 Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, and reserves the right to judge from any eligible entries received up to the cancellation, modification, termination, or suspension date. Notification of any such action will be provided on the Websites. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or reject any incomplete, inaccurate, or false entry. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES 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.
NO LIABILITY: By participating, Entrants and prize winners agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes Entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claims made by the prize winners, Entrants, or any other third parties, related in any way to the operation of this Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses 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 a prize; participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity; or participation in this Sweepstakes.
DISPUTES: Each Entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded from the Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by an appropriate court located in the state of New York. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, an Entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state 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/RULES: For the name of the prize winners or a copy of these Official Rules, please submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope by October 12, 2017, to “Wawa #MySiptopia” Winner List, PO Box 10505, Rochester, NY, 14610. A copy of these Official Rules may also be obtained on https://www.wawa.com/social-contest-rules-2 during the Sweepstakes Period.
SPONSOR: Wawa, Inc., Red Roof, 260 W. Baltimore Pike, Wawa, Pennsylvania, 19063.
This Sweepstakes shall not be published without the written permission of the Sponsor.
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