Big Red Smokin’ Blues & BBQ Festival Selfie Sweepstakes Rules

Official Rules

Big Red Smokin’ Blues & BBQ Festival Selfie Sweepstakes

Sponsored by Big Red, Inc. (“Sponsor”)

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. OPEN TO LEGAL U.S. RESIDENTS OF THE DALLAS-FORT WORTH AREA IN TEXAS WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. 

Promotion Entry Period:  The Big Red Smokin’ Blues & BBQ Festival Selfie Sweepstakes (“Promotion”) Entry Period will commence at 12:00:01 AM CST on April 11, 2016. The Promotion Period will end at 11:59:59 PM CST on April 22, 2016.  Entrants who meet the Eligibility requirements set forth below who are interested in participating in the Promotion must create a selfie that includes the Big Red display located in Kroger stores in the Dallas-Forth Worth, Texas area (“Entry”).  To enter, share the Entry on Instagram or Twitter (collectively “Social Media Sites”) with the hashtag #BIGREDANDBBQ during the Promotion Entry Period.

Eligibility

The Promotion is open to legal residents of the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas area who are 18 years or older at the time of entry. The Promotion is void where prohibited by law.

Employees and non-employee workers of Big Red, Inc., Big Red bottlers, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc., The Kroger Co., their respective parent companies, subsidiaries and affiliates, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such person are not eligible to participate the Promotion. Former employees must provide documentation that it has been at least one (1) calendar year since the final date of employment.

Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. By entering and participating in the Promotion, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion.

Entry Method

During the Promotion Entry Period, enter by sharing a photo of yourself with a Big Red display in the Krogers located at: 752 Wynnewood Village, Dallas, Texas; 235 E. FM 1382, Cedar Hill, Texas; 200 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Duncanville, Texas; 313 East Pioneer Pkwy, Grand Prairie, Texas; 514 S. Carrier Pkwy, Grand Prairie, Texas; 2524 W-10 at Great SW Pkwy, Grand Prairie, Texas; or 1001 N. Beckley, Desoto, Texas, on Twitter or Instagram and include the #BIGREDANDBBQ hashtag. (Each individual photo an “Entry” and referred to collectively as “Entries”).  No individuals other than yourself should be visible in your photo.  Photos that do not have a Big Red display visible or otherwise fail to meet the eligibility criteria will not be accepted.

By completing the entry method provided above, Entrant’s photo will be entered into the Promotion.  Only one unique Entry per person will be accepted.  Entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the Social Media Site account.  Entries generated by any automated means are prohibited and will be disqualified.

Timing

The Promotion Entry Period begins on April 11, 2016 at 12:00 a.m. CT, ends on April 22, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. CT.  Drawing shall take place on or around April 25, 2016, and the Winner shall be notified no later than May 1, 2016.

For purposes of this Promotion, an Entry is “received” online when Twitter or Instagram’s server records the Entry information.  Proof of sending is not proof of actual receipt of an Entry.  The account used to post an Entry on the Social Media Sites must be valid and public at time of entry and from 11:59 p.m. CT April 22, 2016 through 11:59 p.m. CT May 1, 2016.  Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, or misdirected Entries, which will be disqualified.

Entry Content Restrictions

Entries must NOT:

o    Contain persons other than the submitter

o    Contain or depict smoking or intoxication;

o    Violate or infringe another’s rights, including without limitation, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights;

o    Contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred, discrimination, or harm against any group or individual;

o    Contain any unacceptable clothing or adornments, or display any commercial or corporate advertising other than that of Big Red;

o    Contain indecent, profane, obscene, hateful, tortuous, slanderous, or libelous content; or

o    Otherwise contain any content Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate.

o    Entrants agree and understand all Entries shall become the property of Sponsor and will be made available to the public.  Sponsor does not promise any confidentiality with respect to any Entry.

o    Each Entry must be an original creation of the Entrant which is under no restriction, contractual or otherwise, that will prevent or limit Sponsor’s use of the Entry and is free of any and all liens, encumbrances, and claims of third parties.  Modifying, enhancing, or altering a third party’s preexisting work does not qualify as Entrant’s original creation.  Entrant acknowledges, warrants, and agrees that nothing in the Entry infringes on any copyrights, confidential information, trade secrets, or trademarks belonging to any person or entity other than Entrant absent a suitable license, clearance, or permission agreement, or violates any person’s rights of privacy or publicity and that all necessary releases and permissions have been secured.

o    By participating, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding, and agree that Promotion Parties and their designees may use (unless prohibited by law) their name, voice, city and state of residence, photograph or likeness for advertising or for any other purpose in any media or format, worldwide in perpetuity, without further compensation, permission or notification, except where prohibited by law.

o    Entrant agrees to release, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Sponsor and its officers, directors, employees, and affiliated organizations from all claims Entrant or Entrant’s heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on Entrant’s behalf or on behalf of Entrant’s estate have or may have by reason of: (i) Sponsor’s exercise of any rights granted by Entrant; or (ii) claims based on violation of any right of publicity, infringement of copyright or trademark, libel, slander, defamation, invasion of privacy, loss of earnings or loss of potential earnings in connection with Sponsor’s use of the Entry or the likeness of any natural person therein.

Failure of any Entry to comply with the above Entry Requirements, as determined solely by Sponsor, will result in disqualification of Entrant.  By posting an Entry to any of the Social Media Sites, Entrants agree to comply with the Instagram Terms of Use athttps://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/# and the Twitter Terms of Service at https://twitter.com/tos.

The Promotion Parties, Instagram and Twitter are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; technical failures; inability to access Instagram or Twitter; inability to post the Entry to Instagram or Twitter; or theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries.

This Promotion is not sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with by Instagram or Twitter.  Instagram and Twitter are registered trademarks of their respective owners and the use of such trademarks is not intended to suggest any approval, sponsorship, or endorsement of the Promotion by the trademark owners.

Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate this Promotion should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes, including but not limited to war or armed conflict (whether or not officially declared), labor controversy or threat thereof, or acts of God, corrupt or impair the administration, security, or fairness of this Promotion.

ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

Winner Notification

Winners will be notified by direct message to the Social Media account used to submit the Entry on or around May 1, 2016.  It is Entrant’s responsibility to set account settings to accept messages from Sponsor and to timely check account for messages.  Sponsor is not responsible for any failure of delivery of notice.

Prizes

Seven (7) Winners will each receive a one (1) year’s supply of Big Red, consisting of one (1) twelve (12) pack of twelve (12) ounce Big Red sodas per month for twelve (12) months, delivered directly to their residence.  The approximate retail value of each prize is fifty dollars ($50.00), total approximate retail value of all prizes in the aggregate is three hundred and fifty dollars ($350.00).

No transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of Prize or portion of Prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute Prize or applicable portion of Prize with one of comparable or greater value, as determined by Sponsor.

Privacy Information

Entrants acknowledge that any personally identifiable information provided in connection with the Promotion is being provided to Sponsor and not to Instagram or Twitter.  Any information collected by signing up for Instagram shall be governed by the Instagram Privacy Policy available athttps://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.  Any information collected by signing up for Twitter shall be governed by the Twitter Privacy Policy available at https://twitter.com/privacy. To learn how the personal information collected in connection with the Promotion may be used, participants should read Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which is available at http://www.bigred.com/privacy. The terms of Sponsor’s Privacy Policy are incorporated herein by reference.

Limitation of Liability

The Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of information, for problems related to any of the equipment or programming associated with the Promotion or utilized by the Entrant, for any human error, or for any other technical or non-technical error or malfunction. In the event of a printing error or irregular packaging, Promotion Parties shall not have any liability. Each Entrant further agrees to waive all claims against Promotion Parties for any direct or indirect injury, damage, or loss that occurs from participation in the Promotion or from use, travel, or activity related to acceptance of the Prize.

Sponsor:

Big Red, Inc.
6500 River Place Blvd.

Building 1, Suite 450

Austin, TX 78730

Copy of Official Rules: For a copy of the Official Rules, please visit: www.bigred.com/kroger-bbq/rules or send a stamped, self-addressed envelope and your detailed request to:

Big Red, Inc.

Smokin’ Blues & BBQ Festival Selfie Official Rules
6500 River Place Blvd.
Bldg. 1 Ste 450

Austin, TX 78730

Winner’s List: To obtain a copy of any legally required Winner’s list, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

Big Red, Inc.
Smokin’ Blues & BBQ Festival Selfie Winner List
6500 River Place Blvd. Bldg. 1 Ste 450

Austin, TX 78730