"Name Our Sauce" Contest
“Name Our Sauce” Contest
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is only open to permanent legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (the “Contestant”). Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live, or persons living in the same household, whether related or not) of Mamma’s Day Off (the “Sponsor”) and each of its respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, advertising and promotion agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Contest, including but not limited to National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”) and the entities supplying the prizes herein (all of the aforementioned collectively referred to as the “Contest Entities”), are not eligible to participate. The Contest is subject to all federal, state, and/or local laws and regulations. The Contest is void outside of the fifty (50) United States, District of Columbia and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law.
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Participation in the Contest constitutes Contestant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a Prize (defined in the “PRIZES” section below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these Official Rules in a timely manner.
CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest begins on May 26, 2017 at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on September 4, 2017 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the “Contest Period”). Entries received outside of the Contest Period, and not in accordance herewith, will be disqualified.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Contestant must visit www.nonamesauce.com (the “Website”) and complete the official online entry form with all required fields and provide a name for “No Name Sauce” (the “Submission”). Then click the “Submit” button to receive one (1) Submission into the Contest.
Submissions (a) containing general obscene, lewd, crude, vulgar, profane, defamatory or inappropriate text, including acts of violence or acts that appear to cause harm; (b) containing other offensive content and/or any content expressing explicit, graphic or excessive indecent content that is or could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable, or offensive, and/or (c) containing and displaying third-party brands prominently and intentionally, or any materials that violate or infringe (or may infringe) any copyright (including, without limitation, music or artistic work), trademark, logo, or other mark that identifies a brand, entity or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased, including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light or (d) otherwise violate these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, shall be disqualified from the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify a Submission with offensive content or material that it feels is inappropriate in any way. Late Submissions or Submissions sent via any other method than those stated above will not be accepted.
ADDITIONAL CONDITIONS: The Submission must be an original work created by the Contestant and cannot have previously won a contest or other promotion. Submission must not have been previously published, must not be awaiting publication, nor may be submitted for publication consideration during the Contest Period. Submission must be in English and must NOT include the brand name or the trademark of any other manufacturer.
Submissions not meeting the requirements as set forth in these Official Rules or that contain prohibited, inappropriate, or irrelevant content, as determined by Sponsor and/or Independent Administrator in its sole discretion, will not be eligible for judging and will be disqualified.
The Sponsor and Contest Entities are not responsible for any Submission that is lost, late, misdirected or undeliverable, whether due to system errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmissions or any other reason, theft or destruction or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunication malfunctions, Submissions not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. Each Submission will be reviewed and approved by the Sponsor before being posted to any websites.
By participating, Contestant agrees that their Submission may be shared on social media sites or other websites by the Sponsor.
By submitting a Submission, Contestant grants Sponsor and its affiliated companies worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, unconditional, and fully paid-up rights to publicly perform, display, broadcast, or transmit the Submission, in whole or in part, for promotion and marketing purposes worldwide in any and all forms of media, whether now known or hereafter devised, and to distribute (directly or indirectly through multiple tiers) the Submission to Sponsor’s affiliates, its marketing agencies, and to third parties for these purposes. Without limiting the foregoing, each Contestant consents to have the Contestant’s Submission made available for public viewing and/or comment on the Internet.
Submissions must be truthful in all respects. Contestants further agree and warrant that he/she shall not submit any Submission that is known by the Contestant to (a) be false, inaccurate, or misleading; (b) that infringes on any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy; (c) that violates any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation (including, but not limited to, those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti-discrimination, or false advertising); and (d) that is or may reasonably be considered defamatory, libelous, hateful, racially or religiously biased or offensive, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing to any individual, partnership, or corporation.
JUDGING: All Submissions will be reviewed by the Sponsor’s judges to make certain the content falls within the parameters under the Submission Requirements. Prize Winner (defined in the “PRIZES” section of these Official Rules) will be determined based upon the judging process below. The judging of Submissions will be conducted under the supervision of the Sponsor whose decisions are based upon its sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects.
Throughout the Contest Period, all approved Submissions will be judged based on the following criteria:
Name reflects the character, taste and attributes of sauces (Relevance)– (50%)
Each Submission will receive a score based on one hundred (100) total possible points. The Submission having the highest cumulative score will be deemed the Prize Winner. In the event of a tie, the Contestant’s Submission receiving the higher score for "Relevance" will be the Prize Winner. In the event that the Submissions involved in the tie have the same score for “Relevance”, the higher score for "Uniqueness" will be used to determine the Prize Winner. In the event that the Submissions involved in the tie have the same score for “Uniqueness”, the higher score for "Rememberable" will be used to determine the Prize Winner. In the event of a further tie, in which the Contestants’ Submissions involved in the tie have the exact same score for each criterion listed above, the Sponsor in its sole discretion shall choose a Prize Winner based on an evaluation of which Submission is superior overall, taking the entire judging criteria into consideration.
NOTIFICATION/PRIZE CLAIM: Except where prohibited, potential Prize Winner will be notified via email. Potential Prize Winner will be required to complete, execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (the “Release”), guests travel companion waiver and an IRS Form W-9 (“W-9 Form”) and any other documents required by Sponsor (collectively, the “Required Documents”) within five (5) days or less from receipt of notification from the Independent Administrator. If the potential Prize Winner fails to return the Required Documents within the time period required, or if the notification is returned as undeliverable, potential Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Prize and another Prize Winner will be selected based on the Submission having the highest score even if the disqualified potential Prize Winner’s name may have been publicly announced. Potential Prize Winner must report income to the IRS. In the event it is deemed during the verification process that a potential Prize Winner does not have a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the Prize, such potential Prize Winner will be disqualified and another Prize Winner selected as outlined above. Valid social security numbers will be determined by IRS requirements. If it is determined by the Sponsor or the Independent Administrator, in its sole discretion, that the potential Prize Winner is not eligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, the potential Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Prize and an alternate will be determined as outlined above, time permitting, even if the disqualified potential Prize Winner’s name may have been publicly announced. In the event that the potential Prize Winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor/Independent Administrator shall have no liability or obligation to such individual.
PRIZE: One (1) prize for Prize Winner and nine (9) guests on an outback adventure on a private Florida island (the “Prize”). The Prize will consist of the following; (a) two (2) night fully furnished accommodations; and (b) an outback camping guided experience at an island off of Cedar Key, FL. Total Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of this Prize is $2,500.
Prize is NOT inclusive of airfare/transportation to Cedar Key, FL. Prize Winner and all nine (9) guests will be responsible for airfare transportation from his/her residence to Cedar Key, FL. Only transportation to be provided will be a boat ride from the boat ramp to the island. Prize is subject to certain restrictions and exact travel times and arrangements are subject to availability.
In the event Prize Winner’s guest is a minor,the minor’s parent/legal guardian must travel with the minor.
Prize travel is subject to capacity controls, availability, weather, seasonal influences, and certain other restrictions, all of which are subject to change and Sponsor reserves the right to change the outback adventure to another adventure package. The Contest Entities are not responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions, or any act or omission whatsoever with respect to the Prize. The Contest Entities are not responsible for any mechanical difficulties or failure connected with the Prize, or any act or omission whatsoever. Prize Winner and his/her guest will be required to travel on identical itineraries. No changes will be made to travel details once any element(s) of the travel arrangements have been booked, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen certificates or similar items once they are in the Prize Winner’s possession or in the possession of the guest. Once arrangements have been confirmed, no changes will be allowed except by Sponsor in its sole discretion. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any travel arrangements. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules and those set forth by Sponsor’s travel prize supplier. If the Prize Winner elects to travel or partake in the Prize with fewer guests, no additional compensation will be awarded to the Prize Winner.
All costs and expenses not specifically included herein are solely the Prize Winner’s responsibility, as are all federal, state and local taxes. The Prize Winner and guests are solely responsible for obtaining any desired or necessary travel documents (including government-issued photo identification). The Prize Winner and guest hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance for any part of the Prize. It is the responsibility of the Prize Winner and his/her guests to arrange for airfare/ground transportation.
Prize Winner and his/her guests are responsible for all telephone calls, meals, beverages, gratuities, upgrades, personal incidentals, amenities, taxes, travel insurance, parking fees, souvenirs and any other fees and expenses not specifically mentioned in these Official Rules. Prize Winner may be required to provide a major credit card upon check-in. Any damage attributed by the Prize Winner and/or his/her guests will be the responsibility of the Prize Winner.
Sponsor bears no responsibility if any event, element or detail if the Prize is canceled, postponed or becomes unavailable for any reason. Should any event, element or detail of the Prize become unavailable, the Sponsor shall have no obligation to the Prize Winner aside from providing the travel portion of the Prize, minus any unavailable event, element or detail. Prize Winner and his/her guest shall be subject to all terms and conditions printed on any ticket issues in conjunction with the Prize. In the event the Prize Winner and/or guest is denied, the Sponsor is not responsible and no further compensation or award will be provided.
Names of prize manufacturers are used solely for the purposes of identification of the prize. No endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or approval of iTrekkers for this Contest is intended or implied.
Prize travel must be completed within six (6) months of the award date. If travel is not completed within six (6) months of the award date, the Prize Winner will forfeit the Prize and no compensation or further obligation will be provided to the Prize Winner. Any difference between ARV and actual value will not be awarded. Certain restrictions, as determined by Sponsor, may apply. No more than one (1) Prize as set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. The specifics of the Grand Prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. The Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded. No prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor's discretion. The Prize is nontransferable, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any and all Prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the advertised Prize is unavailable for any reason beyond our control.
PUBLICITY/LICENSE: Except where prohibited, participation in the Contest constitutes Prize Winner’s consent to Sponsor’s use of Prize Winner’s name, likeness, voice, opinions, Submission, biographical information and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration, permission, or approval, unless prohibited by law. Contestant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor shall have no obligation to post, display, use or otherwise make publicly available any Submission submitted by the Contestant or the Prize Winner. Contestant agrees to hold Sponsor and its officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, and assigns harmless from and against, and hereby waive any right to pursue, any claims of any nature arising in connection with Sponsor’s use of the Submission submitted to Sponsor and used in any manner in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to remain with the current name of “No Name Sauce” and under no circumstances does the Sponsor have to use the name or Submission in renaming the Sponsor’s sauce.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the submission process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsor, or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules or awarding of the Prize to the Prize Winner. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules, or (b) cancel the Contest and award the Prize from among the eligible Submissions received up to the time of the impairment based upon the “Judging” section of these Official Rules. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. The Released Parties (defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable or incomplete Submissions, whether due to system errors or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunication malfunctions, Submissions not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, technical malfunctions, or otherwise.
RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Contest, Contestants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) errors in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; (e) any incorrect or inaccurate information; (f) inability to access Sponsor’s internet web site; (g) transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website; and/or (h) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Contestant’s participation in the Contest or receipt of any prize or Sponsor’s use of submitted Submissions and attributes, including, without limitation, claims for invasion of privacy, right of publicity, defamation, libel, or further consideration. Contestant further agrees that in any cause of action, Sponsor’s liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall Sponsor be liable for attorney’s fees. Contestant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, Contestant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest 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 New York; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering a Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees or expenses; and (c) Contestant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, Contestant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
WINNERS LIST/RULES: For the Prize Winner’s name, available after September 4, 2017, send a separate, self-addressed, stamped envelope to “Name Our Sauce” Contest, PO Box 10505, Rochester, NY 14610. All requests must be received by September 29, 2017. A copy of these official rules may be viewed at the Website.
SPONSOR: Mamma’s Day Off, ADDRESS.
This Contest shall not be published without permission of the Sponsor.