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OFFICIAL RULES

MARS Chocolate North America, LLC

MARS Super Bowl Sweepstakes

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCE OF WINNING.

VOID OUTSIDE 48 CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES. SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE           

LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND

REGULATIONS APPLY.

 

Sweepstakes: 2012 Mars Chocolate NA LLC, Inc. Mars Super Bowl Sweepstakes
Sponsor:

Mars Chocolate North America LLC., 800 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Eligible Locations: CONUS Military Installations
Account: DeCA (Defense Commissary Agency), AAFES (Army Air Force Exchange)/NEXCOM
Administrator: Pro Pac Marketing, 4556 Sunbelt Dr, Addison, TX 75001
Minimum Age: Entrants must be at the time of entry at least 18 years of age or older

ADDRESSES:

 
Website:  www.marsmilitary.com
Free Entry Address: 2012 Mars Chocolate NA LLC Super Bowl Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 2312, Addison, TX  75001 
Winners List Address: Mars Chocolate NA , Inc.  Super Bowl Winners List
C/O Pro Pac Marketing, 4556 Sunbelt Drive
Addison, TX  75001

 

SWEEPSTAKES DATES:

 
Start Time Date: 12:00:01 AM Central Time November 10, 2012
End Time Date: 11:59:59 PM Central Time January 4, 2013
Sweepstakes Period: Start Date through End Date
Entry Deadline: 11:59:59 PM Central Time January 4, 2013
Drawing Date: January 8  2013
Winners List Request Deadline: March 1, 2013 

 

PRIZES

First Prize: Trip for winner and one (1) guest to New Orleans, Louisiana, including 2 tickets to Super Bowl XLVll , 3 nights’ hotel accommodations, round trip air transportation from major airport in in the 48 contiguous United States, 2 tickets to the NFL Experience, 2 Tickets the Mars Tailgate party on game day and transportation to and from the airport and $200 (awarded as a check). Approximate Retail Value: $7700

HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES:

HOW TO ENTER ONLINE: Visit the Website. Upon clicking the Sweepstakes Link button, fill out the online entry form with your actual name and residential address (no P.O. Boxes), City, State and Zip Code, (as they appear on your driver’s license), phone number, date of birth and email notification preferences. Upon clicking the submit button, you must agree to enter the Sweepstakes and accept these Official Rules, Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Internet TV users are not supported. Internet access and valid email account required.

No Automated Entries.  You must fill out your own entry form without the use of any automated sweepstakes entry filling services or form filling services.  The use of any automated, programmed, robotic or similar system to enter is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Entries filled out by anyone other than you will be disqualified.  Auto entries prohibited.

LIMIT ON ENTRIES:  One (1) entry per person per day.

THE DRAWING: Winners will be selected by random drawing from eligible entries.  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. 

LIMIT ON PRIZES:  One (1) prize per person/household.  

PRIZE RESTRICTIONS:  Grand Prize travel arrangements are subject to restrictions and blackout dates. Grand Prize winner and his/her guest must travel on the same itinerary as specified by Sponsor. If the Grand Prize winner is unavailable for travel during the designated period, he/she forfeits the Grand Prize and no additional/substitute compensation will be provided. A minor must be accompanied by his/her parent or legal guardian at all times during the Grand Prize trip (including, but not limited to, during air transportation, hotel stay and all events). If the Grand Prize winner is the age of majority in his/her state of residence but is under twenty-one (21) years of age, he/she must be accompanied by a guest who is twenty-one (21) years of age or older at time of trip. Grand Prize winner and his/her guest are responsible for all necessary travel documentation (such as valid government identification) and for any desired travel insurance. Final Grand Prize value may vary depending upon departure date/time and airport of origin. Incidentals, gratuities, phone calls, luggage fees, travel insurance, seating upgrades, airport and travel taxes, and any and all other expenses not specifically described herein are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in lieu of air transportation if a Grand Prize winner resides within one hundred fifty (150) miles of New Orleans, LA. If, for any reason, any component of the prize is postponed, canceled or unavailable, the prize trip will be awarded without the postponed, canceled or unavailable component on the same itinerary and no additional/substitute compensation will be provided. Sponsor is not responsible for issues arising from venue operation and management. No transfer, assignment, change of the prize or cash substitution is permitted except at the sole discretion of Sponsor.

PRIZE NOTIFICATION:  Winner will be notified by email, phone and/or mail within approximately one (1) week of the Drawing Date. If after a reasonable number of attempts during a calendar day (as determined by Sponsor or Administrator in its sole discretion) contact is not made with winner, prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Winner will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of publicity/liability (where permitted by law) (“Affidavit”) within the time period specified by Sponsor or Administrator in the letter accompanying the Affidavit (“Prize Letter”) or prize will be forfeited. If mail is returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address, then prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize will be awarded upon Sponsor’s receipt of Affidavit (if applicable), and verification of prize winner’s eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.

THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND ARE PART OF THE FULL OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND OUTSIDE ELIGIBLE STATES. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCE OF WINNING. 
THE SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF DELAWARE.  ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.

ELIGIBILITY: To enter you must be a legal resident of the United States in an Eligible State, active duty, retired or an immediate family of a member in the United States Armed Forces and at least the Minimum Age. You are not eligible if you or any member of your immediate family or household (whether or not related) is (A) an employee, officer or director of (1) Sponsor, Account, Administrator or their respective parent, affiliated and subsidiary companies (collectively, the "Promotion Parties"), (2) any of the Sweepstakes Parties’ other promotional partners, advertising or promotions agencies, suppliers of Promotion materials, internet promotion developers, judging or administration organizations, or auditing or legal firms and other parties engaged in the production, promotion, administration or execution of this Sweepstakes (“Promotion Providers”), or (3) the NFL Entities (as defined below), or (B) an owner/operator or person responsible for purchasing or promotion decisions at retailers that sell Sponsor products. “Immediate family” means parents, children, stepparents, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings and spouses, whether or not living at the same residence.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, you accept and agree to abide by the Official Rules and all decisions of Administrator and Sponsor and its judging and administration organizations, which are final and legally binding in all respects and warrant that you are eligible to participate. No substitution or transfer to a third party of all or any part of prize permitted. If, for any reason, a prize cannot be awarded or winner is not capable of redeeming a prize, Sponsor is not obligated to award it and Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the prize (or portion of prize) with a prize of comparable or greater value or cash value.  If, for any reason, more prizes are available or claimed than the stated number, Sponsor reserves the right to randomly draw winners from eligible prize claimants in such prize category.  Winners are solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if any, on prizes and any expenses not specifically described in these Official Rules.  Non-compliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. You are not a winner unless and until (A) your entry is received in accordance with these Official Rules, (B) you have fully complied with the Official Rules and (C) all verification and award processes have been completed.   Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its designees to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and promotion in any medium, without further compensation, except as prohibited by law.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY:  BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR OR ANY OTHER RELEASEE (DEFINED BELOW) BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR, AND YOU HEREBY RELEASE THEM FROM, ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSE OR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURIES AND/OR DEATH, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, AND COUNSEL FEES AND COURT COSTS) ARISING OR RESULTING FROM ANYTHING RELATING TO:

·   THE PRODUCTION, PROMOTION, ADMINISTRATION OR EXECUTION OF THIS  SWEEPSTAKES (OR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN IT);

·   CANCELLATION, MODIFICATION OR RESCHEDULING OF ANY ASPECT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES;

·   USE OF ANY WEB SITE(S) RELATED TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR MATERIALS ON THE WEB SITE;

·   ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, MISUSE OR NONUSE OF THE PRIZE; OR

·   PARTICIPATING IN  ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY. 

RELEASEES” MEANS SPONSOR, ALL SWEEPSTAKES PARTIES, SWEEPSTAKES PROVIDERS AND ALL OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS AND AGENTS, AND THE NFL ENTITIES.

LIMITATIONS:  Neither Sponsor nor any other Releasee is responsible for:

·   lost, late, damaged, incomplete, illegible, stolen, misdirected, misplaced, incorrect or postage due mail, shipping, email or other communications;

·   any website, computer, telephone, satellite, cable, network, Internet or other equipment, electronics, software, service, transmission, connection, processing or other errors, failures, congestion, accessibility or availability issues; 

·   unauthorized access, tampering, hacking, theft or destruction; or

·   other technical or human error in the receipt or processing of entries or other submissions (whether to or from) or otherwise related to the production, promotion, administration or execution of the Sweepstakes.

TAMPERING/VIOLATIONS/DISRUPTION:  Sponsor may, in its sole determination, disqualify any person it believes may be tampering with the entry or other operation of the Sweepstakes or acting in violation of the Official Rules, in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR ENTITY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

CANCELLATION/MODIFICATION:  Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes if this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as Sponsor planned for any reason (including, but not limited to, due to tampering, unauthorized intervention, computer virus, fraud, technical or human error or any other causes which Sponsor, in its sole opinion, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or intended conduct of this Sweepstakes)

EMAIL ACCOUNT HOLDER:  If the holder of an email account is disputed, entry will be deemed made by the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address by the internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, school, etc.) that assigns e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the e-mail address. 

NO PRIZE WARRANTY:  WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS. SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY.

DISPUTES: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE.. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ALL LIMITATIONS AND RELEASES SET FORTH IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES, BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET DAMAGES, AND SHALL NOT, IN ANY EVENT, INCLUDE ANY PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, ATTORNEY'S FEES OR COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR ANY INJUNCTIVE OR OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

ADMINISTRATION:  Administrator is responsible for the collection, submission and processing of entries and the overall administration and execution of the Sweepstakes. Entrants should look solely to Administrator at its above address with any questions, comments or problems related to this Sweepstakes.

WINNERS LIST: For a list of winners, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to Winners List Address above.  Request must be received by the Winners List
Request Deadline. Winners List will be sent after winner verification and all prizes have been awarded.

The National Football League, its member professional football clubs, NFL Ventures, Inc., NFL Ventures, L.P., NFL Properties LLC, NFL Enterprises LLC and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, owners, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, the “NFL Entities”) will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this sweepstakes or any prize awarded.  The NFL Entities (as defined in the official rules) have not offered or sponsored this sweepstakes in any way.
 

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