King Of The Wing Contest
TERMS & CONDITIONS
TERMS & CONDITIONS
KING OF WING CHICKEN WING EATING CONTEST RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1000 Degrees Pizzeria Franchise, Inc., and its participating franchised locations (collectively referred to hereinafter as either the “Company” or “Sponsor”) will conduct the 1000 Degrees Pizzeria® Chicken Wing Eating Contest (hereinafter the “Contest”) substantially as described in these rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows:
One (1) winning “Final Competition Winner” participant (as defined herein) will win [ “The Golden Ticket” 52 Free 10”Pizza, 6 piece wings, or entree salad each week for a year. (“Grand Prize”). Grand Prize consists of 1 free 10” Pizza, 6 piece wings, or entree salad every week for 52 weeks. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $[8.95-10.95]. The difference between the stated value and actual value will not be awarded. If the winner cannot accept the prize as specified, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner, in Company’s sole discretion.
Company will hold a 1000 Degrees Pizzeria® chicken wing eating contest (“Event Competition”) with up to [Up to 20] to be participants at the following locations, dates and times for the Company.
*Dates and times are subject to change.
HOW TO ENTER: All interested parties will be allowed to sign up between September 28, 2018 to October 13, 2018. The first 20 to sign up between these dates will enter the competition. The contest will begin at the above locations, dates and times.
CONTEST RULES: Each competitor will start with 2.5lbs of chicken wings covered with 8oz of hot sauce. (Gross weight 3lbs)
Once the contest starts, the competitors will have 2 minutes to consume their allotted wings and place the chicken wing bone back into the wing receptacle.
At the end of the 2 minutes, the wings will be weighed again. The contestant who has consumed the most weight will be the grand prize winner.
If there is a tie between competitors, there will be a 30 second “run off” to determine the winner.
Company shall determine which chicken wing products will be featured and consumed in each competition. Company shall determine the winner at its discretion and sole interpretation of Contest rules. Company reserves the right to change the location, date and time of the Eating Contest at its sole discretion, with or without prior notice to selected participants. The Event Competition Winner will win one Grand Prize.
WINNER’S LIST: For a list of Event Winners, mail a self-¬‐addressed stamped envelope to Winner’s List Address below (“Winner’s List Request”). Mail must be received by the Winner’s List Request Deadline, which is no later than 12:00 PM ET on [December 1st 2018]. A list will be sent once all prizes have been awarded. Winner’s List Request must be addressed to: [176 S. New York Rd. Galloway, NJ 08205].
NO AUTOMATED ENTRIES: Automated entries are prohibited. 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 or submitted by anyone other than you will be disqualified.
LIMITATION ON ENTRIES: Limit of one (1) entry per Event Competition per entrant. If an entrant is selected to be a Participant at any Event Competition, he or she is not eligible to be selected as a Participant at later Event Competitions.
All information must be presented. No purchase necessary. YOU MUST BE EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE AND A LEGAL RESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO PARTICIPATE. Participants may be asked to provide a government-¬‐issued form of identification to verify age. Participants must acknowledge and fully understand the inherent dangers and risks associated with participating in an eating contest, and must sign a release form provided by the Company as a condition of and prior to participating in the contest. Participants shall be required to wear shirts and hats provided by the Company. No other logos, brands, trademarks etc. shall be visible on participants during the Event Competition.
All entries must be submitted by the date and time set forth herein. Participants and winner(s) must be legal United States residents and at least 18 years of age as determined by the Company on or before the date of the Event Competition he or she intends to participate in. Employees of the Company, the Contest’s participating sponsors and their advertising agencies, employees of radio or television stations advertising or promoting the Contest, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-¬‐laws,” or by current or past marriage(s), remarriage(s), adoption, co-¬‐habitation or other family extension, and any other persons residing at the same household whether or not related. Persons who competed in and won any previous year’s contest are not eligible to compete or win the grand prize this year’s contest. The Contest is open to amateur eaters only. Professional eaters, persons recognized by the Association of Independent Competitive Eaters, the International Federation of Competitive Eating or members of any professional eating organization are not eligible, nor are individuals who have competed in more than two (2) eating competitions in the prior twelve (12) months. Competitors with a serious ailment or health problem may not compete in the contest.
PRIZE NOTIFICATION: Participants, and Competition Winners may each be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of publicity/liability (“Affidavit”) or they may be ineligible in the Company’s sole discretion for participation in Event Competitions. Event Competition Winners who fail to sign an Affidavit may forfeit their Qualifying Event Prize at Company’s sole discretion. Event Competition will be notified of their selection as a winner at the Event Competition. Event Competition Winners may each be required to sign an Affidavit within the time period specified by Company or in the letter accompanying the Affidavit (“Prize Letter”) or the Grand Prize will be forfeited. If mail is returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address, the Grand Prize may be forfeited. An alternate winner for forfeited prizes, including the Grand Prize may be selected at the Company’s sole discretion. Grand Prize will be awarded upon receipt of Affidavit and verification of Grand Prize winner.
By participating, all Participants and Winner(s) grant the Company exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other contests and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use. By participating in the Contest, Participants agree that the Company may disclose personal information obtained from Participants in the Contest to third parties and use such information for marketing and other purposes.
Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Company, and the value of any prize awarded to a Competition Winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each Winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the Prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any Prize that are not specifically provided for in the official rules. Each Winner must provide the Company with valid identification, mailing address, and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any Prize will be awarded. Prizes are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize. Any person winning a Prize valued at over six hundred dollars ($600.00) will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
By participating in the Contest, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Company. Company reserves the right to disqualify any Participant or Winner and may refuse to award any Prize to a person who is ineligible or who Company believes has violated any rule, gained unfair advantage in participating in the Contest, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. Company will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules of the Contest, and the Company’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final. If the conduct or outcome of the Contest is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Company, Company reserves the right to terminate this Contest, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as Company deems appropriate. All decisions will be made by Company and are final. Company may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion.
Company may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Contest at any time. Company disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect related to the conduct of the Contest. Written copies of these rules are available by mail with written request with a stamped, self-¬‐addressed return envelope at [LIST ADDRESS], Attn: 1000 Degrees Chicken Wing Eating Contest Rules the address indicated above, or may be read on this website: www.1000degreespizza.com/wingcontest All entries become the property of Company and will not be returned.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY: IN ORDER TO RECEIVE A PRIZE, WINNERS MUST SIGN AN OFFICIAL WAIVER FORM PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY.
BY ENTERING OR PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT, PARTICIPANT OR WINNER AGREES THAT IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY, CONTEST PARTIES, CONTEST PROVIDERS AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, SHAREHOLDERS, OWNERS, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, EMPLOYEES, OR ANY OTHER SPONSOR OR PROVIDER (COLLECTIVELY “RELEASEE(S)”) 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 THE CONTEST (OR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN IT);
CANCELLATION, MODIFICATION OR RESCHEDULING OF ANY ASPECT OF THE CONTEST;
ANY WEB SITE(S) RELATED TO THE CONTEST OR MATERIALS ON THE WEB SITE;
ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, MISUSE, OR NONUSE OF THE PRIZE; OR
PARTICIPATION IN OR TRAVELING TO ANY CONTEST-¬‐RELATED ACTIVITY.
LIMITATIONS: Neither Company nor any other Releasees are responsible for: lost, late, damaged, incomplete, illegible, stolen, misdirected, or postage due mail, shipping or email; 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 Contest.
TAMPERING/VIOLATIONS/DISRUPTION: Company may, in its sole determination, disqualify any person it believes may be tampering with the entry or other operation of the Contest or acting in violation of the 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 THE CONTEST 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: Company may, in its sole discretion, cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest if the Contest is not capable of running as Company 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 Company, in its sole discretion, deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or intended conduct of this Contest).
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.
Compliance with Law. The conduct of the Contest is governed by the applicable laws of the United States of America and the local or state jurisdictions in which the Contest is held, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein. Company shall follow the applicable laws for conducting contests.
Governing Law and Venue. The laws of the State of New Jersey, excluding the rules of conflicts of law, shall govern this and all matters arising out of or related to this Contest. The parties, including Contest winners, hereby submit to the jurisdiction of the state or federal courts located in Atlantic County, New Jersey. Each party expressly agrees that it is subject to the jurisdiction and venue of those courts for purposes of such litigation. Each party hereby waives and covenants not to assert any claim that is not subject to personal jurisdiction if those courts or that venue in those courts is for any reason improper, inconvenient, prejudicial or otherwise