THE BRIGHTHOUSE DINNER PARTY SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Brighthouse Dinner Party Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on Monday, May 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on Monday, July 31, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s (as defined below) computer is the official timekeeping device for this Sweepstakes. Within the Sweepstakes Period, there are thirteen (13) Weekly Entry Periods (each, a “Weekly Entry Period”) with thirteen (13) corresponding Weekly Random Drawings (each, a “Drawing”) as defined in the “Weekly Entry Periods & Drawings Schedule” below. In addition, there will be three (3) Monthly Entry Periods (each, a “Monthly Entry Period”) with three (3) corresponding Monthly Random Drawings (each, a “Drawing”) as defined in the “Monthly Entry Periods & Drawings Schedule” below. Entries must be received during an Entry Period to be eligible for that Entry Period’s drawing and prize. Non-winning entries for an Entry Period will roll over to subsequent Entry Periods, if applicable.
|WEEKLY ENTRY PERIOD & DRAWINGS SCHEDULE|
|Weekly Entry Period #||WEEKLY ENTRY PERIODS
All eligible entries must be received between:
On or about:
|# of First Prizes per Weekly Entry Period|
|Weekly Entry Period Start:||Weekly Entry Period End:
11:59:59 PM ET on:
|1||12:00:01 AM ET on 5/1/17||5/6/17||5/10/17||1|
|2||12:00:00 AM ET on 5/7/17||5/13/17||5/17/17||1|
|3||12:00:00 AM ET on 5/14/17||5/20/17||5/24/17||1|
|4||12:00:00 AM ET on 5/21/17||5/27/17||5/31/17||1|
|5||12:00:00 AM ET on 5/28/17||6/3/17||6/7/17||1|
|6||12:00:00 AM ET on 6/4/17||6/10/17||6/14/17||1|
|7||12:00:00 AM ET on 6/11/17||6/17/17||6/21/17||1|
|8||12:00:00 AM ET on 6/18/17||6/24/17||6/28/17||1|
|9||12:00:00 AM ET on 6/25/17||7/1/17||7/5/17||1|
|10||12:00:00 AM ET on 7/2/17||7/8/17||7/12/17||1|
|11||12:00:00 AM ET on 7/9/17||7/15/17||7/19/17||1|
|12||12:00:00 AM ET on 7/16/17||7/22/17||7/26/17||1|
|13||12:00:00 AM ET on 7/23/17||7/31/17||8/2/17||1|
|MONTHLY ENTRY PERIOD & DRAWINGS SCHEDULE|
|Monthly Entry Period #||MONTHLY ENTRY PERIODS
All eligible entries must be received between:
On or about:
|# of Grand Prizes per Monthly Entry Period|
|Monthly Entry Period Start:||Monthly Entry Period End:
11:59:59 PM ET on:
|1||12:00:01 AM ET on 5/1/17||5/31/17||6/7/17||1|
|2||12:00:00 AM ET on 6/1/17||6/30/17||7/5/17||1|
|3||12:00:00 AM ET on 7/1/17||7/31/17||8/2/17||1|
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are age 18 or older at the time of entry. Void outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of NS Brands, LTD. (the "Sponsor"), US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company (the “Sweepstakes Administrator”) and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter.
Method #1: Text Message Entry. To enter via text message, text the keyword “DINNER” to shortcode “467467” during the Sweepstakes Period. The entrant will receive an automatic reply, via text message, confirming the message was received. Entrant must reply by text message to the confirmation message with his/her first and last name, and email address as instructed to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (the “Text Entry”). UP TO THREE (3) SENT AND THREE (3) RECEIVED TEXT MESSAGES WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE EACH ENTRY. MESSAGE & DATA RATES MAY APPLY. Text Entry must be completed within 60 minutes of receipt of initial message or participant may be required restart the Text Entry process. A valid Text Entry will receive an automatic reply, via text message, confirming the Text Entry has been received. All Text Entries must be completed and received between Monday, May 01, 2017 at 12:00:01 AM ET and Monday, July 31, 2017 at 11:59:59 PM ET.
Important Notice for text message method of entry. Message and data rates may apply. Incomplete or inaccurate entries shall be deemed void. Entrant's wireless service provider may charge entrant for data usage, and entrant shall be responsible for any and all costs associated with this form of entry. Please consult your wireless service provider regarding their pricing plans. Entrant must be a wireless service subscriber with data usage and text messaging service, using a participating service provider in order to enter via this method. Not all wireless phone providers carry the necessary service to participate. Check your phone and service capabilities for specific mobile internet instructions.
Text Entry and Online Entry collectively referred to as “Entry” or “Entries.” Limit: One (1) Entry per person regardless of method of entry and whether entrant has more than one email address. All methods of entry have an equal chance of winning. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS:
Grand Prizes: There are three (3) Grand Prizes available to be won. Each Grand Prize includes a catered dinner for the winner and up to 9 guests at winner’s residence and $500 awarded in the form of a check for invitations, decorations or other party supplies to be purchased at winner’s discretion. Grand Prize dinner must take place by 02/02/18. Grand Prize dinner must be scheduled at least one (1) month in advance, is subject to chef/caterer availability, and all holidays are excluded. Sponsor will determine the menu and chef/caterer for the Grand Prize dinner in its sole discretion. The maximum ARV of Grand Prize is: $2,250 each.
First Prizes: There are thirteen (13) First Prizes available to be won. First Prize includes a Dinner on Brighthouse Package. Dinner on Brighthouse Package will include:
- One (1) package of Brighthouse Organics tomatoes;
- One (1) recipe for a dinner to include Brighthouse Organics tomatoes; and
- One (1) $200 gift card winner may use for the additional recipe ingredients.
- ARV of First Prize: $210 each.
The total ARV of all prizes available to be won: $9,480.
Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.
RANDOM DRAWING: The potential Grand Prize winners will be selected in a series of random drawings from among all eligible entries received within the corresponding Monthly Entry Period on or about the corresponding Random Drawing Date indicated in the Monthly Entry Period & Drawings Schedule in the “Sweepstakes Entry Periods” section, above. The potential Weekly Prize winners will be selected in a series of random drawings from among all eligible entries received within the corresponding Weekly Entry Period on or about the corresponding Random Drawing Date indicated in the Weekly Entry Period & Drawings Schedule in the “Sweepstakes Entry Periods” section, above. All drawings will be conducted by the Sweepstakes Administrator, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential Grand Prize winners will be notified via email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within seven (7) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, an IRS W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). These Releases will require the Grand Prize winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified. Grand Prize winner must provide to Sponsor or Sweepstakes Administrator a list of up to nine (9) guests that will attend the Grand Prize dinner no later than thirty (30) days prior to the date of the Grand Prize dinner, including any allergies or dietary restrictions. Guests, or the parent/legal guardian of any guest that is a minor in his/her state of residence, may be required to sign and return a Liability Release and, where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, the “Guest Releases”) prior to the date of the Grand Prize dinner.
Potential First Prize winners will be notified by email and may be required to confirm his/her mailing address within 48 hours via return email. Prizes will be sent to the address on the entry form or new address provided via email within 4-6 weeks of winner being verified.
If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return the Releases on minor’s behalf, as applicable
Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address and/or home address of Entrant. Once a prize has been delivered to the address indicated by winner, the prize is considered awarded. If a winner is otherwise eligible under these Official Rules, but is nevertheless deemed a minor in his or her state of primary residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of winner's parent or legal guardian who will be required to execute and return the Releases on minor’s behalf, as required. If Releases are returned as undeliverable or if the selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected in a separate random drawing.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing. Only two (2) alternate winners may be determined through this process, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.
Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Prizes are not assignable nor transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No cash in lieu of prizes and no exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Winner is responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Grand Prize winner will be required to furnish his/her social security number for the sole purpose of preparation of any tax forms as required by law. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners acknowledge that the Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any). Once the prize has been delivered to the winner’s provided address, the prize is considered awarded.
GENERAL: Although subsequent attempts to enter may be received, only the first complete Entry received from a particular entrant will be eligible; subsequent attempts by the same person to enter, including entries submitted with an alternate email address, will be disqualified.
Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, and release the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes Administrator, and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (the “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner and any Grand Prize dinner guests assume all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder for an email address means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof to Sponsor’s satisfaction that such party is the authorized account holder associated with the entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s sole satisfaction, the prize claim will be deemed ineligible. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Released Parties are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the Sweepstakes Administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw a method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes). If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEB SITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of Texas. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Texas without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Texas or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Texas. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.brighthouseparty.com or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by July 31, 2017 to: The Brighthouse “Dinner Party Sweepstakes” Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
WINNER CONFIRMATION REQUEST: For a written confirmation of the winners (available after July 31, 2017), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than August 30, 2017), to: The Brighthouse “Dinner Party Sweepstakes” Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
SPONSOR: NS Brands, LTD., 2338 N Loop 1604 West, Suite 200, San Antonio, TX 78248.
Void outside the US, in Canada, in Puerto Rico, and wherever else prohibited by law.