NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED.
1.ENTRY PERIOD: The SPRY/Zatarain’s Mardi Gras Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) commences at 12:00 A.M. Central Time on February 1, 2012and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. Central Time on March 31, 2012 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). All entries must be received by 11:59:59 P.M. Central Time on March 31, 2012 to be eligible.
2.ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the continental United States and the District of Columbia (the “Eligibility Area”). Entrants must be at least 18 years of age or the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside at the time of entry. Employees of Publishing Group of America, Inc. (“PGA”), Zatarain’s (“Sponsor”) and their immediate families (i.e., parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents, step-parents, step-children and step-siblings) are not eligible to participate. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants (a) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of PGA, which are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes and (b) acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
3.TO ENTER: Visit the website at http://www.SPRY.com/contest (the “Site”) at any time during the Sweepstakes Period and follow the instructions to complete all required fields on the online entry form. All entries submitted in accordance with these Official Rules shall hereinafter be referred to as the “Eligible Entries”. All entries become the property of PGA and will not be acknowledged or returned. LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON. If an entrant uses multiple e-mail addresses to submit more than one entry, only the first entry will count. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the registered holder of the email account. Entries received by PGA after the end of the Sweepstakes Period will be discarded and deemed void. No changes to any entry information will be permitted once submitted. Proof of entering online will not be deemed to be proof of actual receipt by PGA. This Sweepstakes is VOID outside of the Eligibility Area and where otherwise taxed, prohibited or restricted.
4.PRIZE: A total of one (1) Grand Prize will be awarded. One (1) grand prize of a trip for two (2) to New Orleans which includes round trip coach airfare, a two-night’s stay at the Omni Royal New Orleans in the French Quarter, a Two Hundred Fifty Dollar ($250.00) restaurant gift card to Besh Restaurant Group (redeemable at Restaurant August, La Provence, Luke and/or Domenica), as well as a Zatarain’s gift package. [Approximate retail value of the prize is $2,000.] The Grand Prize winner’s guest must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or older. All expenses not specified above, including, but not limited to, transportation, meals, beverages, souvenirs, gratuities, insurance, personal services, incidentals, etc., are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize winner and his/her guest. The Grand Prize winner will not receive the difference between the actual value and approximate retail value of the Grand Prize. Blackout dates may apply. The prize may not be combined with any other offer. TRIP MUST BE COMPLETED BY AUGUST 1, 2012.
The prize is not redeemable for cash, and no substitution, assignment or transfer of the prize will be permitted, except that PGA reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute the prize with either the cash value of the prize that would have been awarded, or a prize of equal or greater value. Odds of winning are determined by and depend upon the total number of Eligible Entries received. Each entrant acknowledges and agrees that the value of the prize may be taxable to the winner as income. PGA shall have no responsibility or obligation to a winner or potential winner who is unable or unavailable to accept or utilize the prize as described herein.
5.WINNER SELECTION/NOTIFICATION: The potential Grand Prize winner will be chosen by random drawing on or around April 15, 2012from among all Eligible Entries received by PGA. PGA will make up to three (3) attempts over the seventy-two (72) hour period following selection of the winner to contact the potential prize winner via the telephone number or email address provided on his/her online entry form. If the potential prize winner cannot be reached during the 72-hour period, the potential prize winner will be disqualified, and an alternate prize winner will be selected by random drawing from among all remaining Eligible Entries. No messages will be left on answering machines or voicemail systems.
6.WINNER VERIFICATION: Within five (5) days of receipt of the documents from PGA, the prize winner must sign and return the following to PGA: (a) an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of PGA and its officers, directors, employees, agents, members, affiliated companies and subsidiaries, from any and all liability, loss, claims, demands, and causes of action for personal injury and/or damage, theft, loss, or any other harm suffered in connection with this Sweepstakes or the use/misuse or acceptance of the prize or any portion thereof; and (b) except where prohibited by law, a promotional release granting PGA and its designees the right to use the winner’s name and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation. The potential prize winner must prove eligibility, including, without limitation, proof of age and residence. In the event of non-compliance by the potential prize winner with the instructions above, the potential prize winner shall be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be selected by random drawing from among all of the remaining Eligible Entries. Entry into this Sweepstakes constitutes agreement to sign such releases to the extent permitted by applicable law. All decisions of PGA related to this Sweepstakes are final and binding. PGA expressly reserves the right to delay the announcement of the winner for creative or technical reasons or for any other reason PGA deems necessary.
7.GENERAL TERMS: PGA assumes no responsibility or liability for incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by an entrant or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes. PGA is not responsible or liable for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes. PGA is not responsible or liable for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement of the prize and/or the prize winner. If, for any reason, this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of PGA which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of this Sweepstakes, PGA reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. Should this Sweepstakes be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on http://www.SPRYmag.com, and the prize will be awarded to a winner selected by random drawing from among all Eligible Entries received up until the time of termination. All interpretations of these Official Rules by PGA are final. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online entries are permitted and will result in disqualification of all such entries. PGA reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds: (a) to have tampered with the entry process or the operation of this Sweepstakes; (b) to be acting in violation of these Official Rules; or (c) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or to have provided inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with this Sweepstakes. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, PGA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
8.DISCLAIMER; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Entrants acknowledge that PGA has not made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relating to the prize. Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between or among the parties, and any claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, the prize awarded, or the determination of the winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. IN NO EVENT WILL PGA OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, FULFILLMENT, MARKETING AGENCIES, PUBLIC RELATIONS FIRMS, CONSULTANTS OR CONTRACTORS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXPECTATION, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, AS WELL AS ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS OR INVASION OF PRIVACY. IN NO EVENT SHALL PGA’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF THE PRIZE TO BE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES.
9.GOVERNING LAW AND VENUE: The state and federal courts located in Nashville, Tennessee shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction of any controversies regarding this Sweepstakes, and the laws of the State of Tennessee shall govern this Sweepstakes. Each entrant waives any and all objections to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in these courts and hereby submits to the jurisdiction of these courts. Any and all lawsuits or other disputes that arise relating to this Sweepstakes must be filed within one (1) year from the date that the winner is selected.
10.WAIVER; SEVERABILITY: The failure of PGA to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any part of these Official Rules is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, that part will be enforced to the maximum extent permitted by law, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain fully in force.
11.LIST OF WINNERS AND OFFICIAL RULES: For the name of the winner and/or for a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to:
Publishing Group of America, Inc.
SPRY/Zatarain's Mardi Gras Giveaway Sweepstakes
341 Cool Springs Blvd, Suite 400
Franklin, TN 37067
Please note on the front left-hand corner of the outer envelope whether the request is for "Official Rules" or “Prize Winner". Residents of Washington and Vermont may omit return postage.
13. SPONSOR; ADMINISTRATOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Zatarain’s, 82 First Street Gretna, Louisiana 70053-4745. This sweepstakes is administered by Publishing Group of America, Inc., 341 Cool Springs Boulevard, Suite 400, Franklin, TN 37067.
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