Mystery Giveaway Sweepstakes
1. Sponsorship and Eligibility
This sweepstakes is sponsored by Coach’s Oats, 3030 Saturn, Suite 203, Brea, CA 92821. This sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and Washington, DC who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry; however, the sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Coach’s Oats and the immediate family members of Coach’s Oats’ employees are not eligible. Immediate family members are a person’s parents, siblings and children.
2. No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win.
THERE IS NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
3. Entry Period
The period for submitting entries for the prize drawings of the sweepstakes begins at 12:01 AM (PDT-California) on Thursday, September 10, 2020 and ends at 11:59 PM (PDT-California) on Sunday, September 13, 2020. This is called the “entry period.”
4. Entry Procedures
To enter the sweepstakes, follow Coach’s Oats on Instagram during an entry period, like one of Coach’s Oats posts, post a comment and tag an “oatmeal loving friend.” ALTERNATE MEANS OF ENTRY: You may also enter the sweepstakes by mailing a standard-size postcard with your name, address, telephone number and email address and the name of an oatmeal loving friend to: Mystery Giveaway, c/o Coach’s Oats, 3030 Saturn, Suite 203, Brea, CA 92821. Postcard entries must be postmarked during the sweepstakes entry period and must be received at Coach’s Oats within five (5) business days after the entry period ends in order to be included in the random drawing. Instagram entries and Alternate Means entries have an equal chance of winning. Each person may enter only once. Persons entering more than once will be disqualified.
5. Duties of Participants; Limitation of Liability; Disputes
By entering, participants agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of Coach’s Oats which shall be final. All federal, state, and local laws apply. Coach’s Oats and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, and representatives of Coach’s Oats, and their affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising, promotion and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible, or unintelligible entries; (ii) telephone, smart phone, electronic, hardware, or software program, network, Internet, web site, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties; (iii) errors in transmission or reception; (iv) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Coach’s Oats that may cause the sweepstakes to be disrupted or interrupted; (v) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by a prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of a prize, or from participation in the sweepstakes; (vi) errors in these official rules or their interpretation or enforcement; or (vii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the sweepstakes. Any dispute arising out of or relating to these official rules or this sweepstakes shall be resolved by binding arbitration in accordance with the then current rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service. The place of any arbitration shall be Orange County, California.
6. Violation of Sweepstakes Rules
Coach’s Oats reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to (a) void any and all entries of an entrant who Coach’s Oats believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, or fairness of the sweepstakes, and/or (b) disqualify any participant or winner who, in its sole determination, tampers with the entry process, submits more than a single entry or violates these official rules.
7. Selection of Winners; Chances of Winning
Prizes will be awarded in a random drawing held from among all eligible entries received six (6) days after the end of the entry period. Each winner and the oat loving friend named in the entry will be a winner and each will receive a prize. Odds of winning depend on the total number of entries received.
8. Description of Prizes
The drawing will be for a mystery prize contained in a Coach’s Oats bag. The value of the prizes is between $7.00 and $25.00, depending on the prize.
9. Notification of Winners; Substitution of Prizes
Winners will be notified by Instagram private message sent to the person who submitted the entry. Coach’s Oats reserves the right to use additional means to contact winners, at its sole discretion. If a prize winner does not respond to notification as a winner within five (5) days of the Instagram private message notification of being a winner, or should a winner not respond within five (5) days after notification by additional means, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected at random from the eligible entries. If the alternate winner does not respond to notification as a winner within five (5) days of the Instagram private message notification of being a winner, or should the alternate winner not respond within five (5) days after notification by additional means, the prize will be forfeited. Winners may not substitute or transfer prizes. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Limit: A sweepstakes winner may not enter again for six (6) months following the end of the sweepstakes (s)he win.
Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use winners’ names, hometown cities and states, voices and likenesses for online posting, and/or any advertising and publicity in any form without additional compensation. Winners may also be required to sign and return a release of liability, declaration of eligibility and, where lawful, a publicity consent agreement, as conditions of receiving a prize. Failure to comply with the aforementioned conditions shall be grounds for forfeiture of a prize. In such a case, an alternate winner will be selected at random from the eligible entries.
11. Inquiries or Questions
Any inquiries or questions regarding this sweepstakes, or requesting a list of the names of the winners, may be presented to the sponsor, Coach’s Oats, by sending a self addressed, stamped envelope to Coach’s Oats, 3030 Saturn, Suite 203, Brea, CA 92821, or by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.