AZ Cardinals Ticket Sweepstakes      


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A purchase will not increase your chance of winning.  This Sweepstakes is open ONLY to legal u.S. RESIDENTS of Arizona who are 21 years of age or older at time of entry.  Void elsewhere and where prohibited or restricted by law.

Dates of Sweepstakes:  The Sweepstakes will begin at 12:01 a.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST) on October 30, 2019  and end at 11:59:59 a.m. MST on November 30, 2019 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

How to Enter:  There are two ways to enter this Sweepstakes.  Entry Method No. 1 – Text the word CARDSTIX  to 55678.  Once you send the text message, verify your age and provide your state, you will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes. Text message entries must be received by 11:59:59 a.m. MST on November 30, 2019.  Entry Method No. 2 – Fill out a 3 X 5 card with your Name, Address, City, State, Zip Code, Phone Number*, and Date of Birth and mail it in an envelope to: CARDSTIX Sweepstakes, P. O. Box 40216, Phoenix, AZ 85067-0216, to be postmarked by November 30, 2019 and received by December 3, 2019.

*As set forth below, you must be available at this Phone Number on December 3 beginning at 3:00 p.m. MST if selected as a potential prize winner.

Limit one (1) entry per person during the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of the method of entry. Violation of entry limit will result in disqualification of all entries. Receipt of text message entries may be acknowledged but such acknowledgment is not otherwise binding upon Sponsor; receipt of mail entries will not be acknowledged.

† You will be charged for all text messages sent and received from your handset according to the terms in your individual Calling Plan with your cellular provider. All entrants using Entry Method No. 1 must have a text messaging two-way capable handset and digital service in order to enter the Sweepstakes using the text messaging method.  Prize will be awarded to the name corresponding to the phone number from which the text message originated. Standard text messaging fees apply.  Please consult your wireless service provider regarding your pricing plan.  Not all cellular phone providers carry necessary service to participate.  Check your phone capabilities for specific text messaging instructions. Text messaging service is not available in all areas.

Entrants’ personal information will only be used for purposes of Sweepstakes administration unless an entrant expressly consents beforehand in writing to such other use by Sponsor. For more information, please review Diageo’s Privacy & Cookie Notice at In the event of any discrepancy between the privacy policy and these Official Rules, the privacy policy shall control and govern.

Sponsor is not responsible for technical difficulties, telephone or cell phone service disruptions or other equipment or service issues which might affect a caller’s ability to text in and enter the Sweepstakes or the ability of the Sponsor to notify the winners.  

Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, late, damaged, stolen, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, incorrect, garbled, jumbled, corrupted entries or other Sweepstakes materials, all of which are void. Sponsor is also not responsible for postage-due mail. Facsimiles or mechanical reproductions will not be accepted.  All entries become the property of the sponsor and will not be returned. 

Prizes:  Three (3) prizes will be made available in the Sweepstakes.  Each prize consists of TWO (2) tickets to the Arizona Cardinals vs Cleveland game on December 15, 2019 in Glendale, AZ. Winner’s guest must be 21 years of age or older.  If winner does not have a guest accompany him/her to the Arizona Cardinals football game for any reason (including failure of guest to comply with the liability/publicity release requirement, as discussed below), he/she will receive only one (1) ticket and no alternate prize or compensation will be awarded.  Winner is solely responsible for all other expenses not specifically set forth herein, including but not limited to transportation/parking, overnight hotel stay (if desired), and incidentals. Prize details not specified herein shall be determined solely by Sponsor.  Alcohol is not awarded as part of the prize. Approximate Retail Value (ARV): $200.00 each. Total ARV of all Prizes: $600.00.

Tickets are only valid for the indicated Arizona Cardinals football game at the indicated venue on the designated date. If winner cannot attend this specific Arizona Cardinals football game for any reason, the prize will be forfeited without compensation of any kind. The Arizona Cardinals football game will take place rain or shine.  As per the National Football League’s “Flex Scheduling” policy, the kick-off time of the Arizona Cardinals football game may be switched from 2:05 p.m. MST to 6:15 p.m. MST with 12 days’ prior notice. Tickets may be awarded in electronic (“e-ticket”) or print form in Sponsor’s sole discretion; and, if the latter, winner and guest may perhaps be required to pick up the tickets at “will call” window of  venue on December 15 by presenting valid, government-issued photo identification  and/or other proof of identity as mandated by venue. If winner or guest does not have access to a compatible mobile device, tickets will be awarded in print form. Ticket type and seat location at Arizona Cardinals football game will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Tickets are subject to venue restrictions and other terms of use as indicated thereon. Tickets are NOT for re-sale. If Arizona Cardinals football game is held but tickets are unused for any reason, no alternate prize or compensation will be awarded.

Winner and guest must conduct themselves at all times in conjunction with Arizona Cardinals football game  attendance in a socially responsible, respectful and appropriate manner  and, should winner and/or guest fail to do so, prize may be immediately terminated without compensation of any kind and the Sponsor may pursue other legal sanctions against the winner and/or guest.

Winner Determination:  Winners will be determined in a random drawing on December 3, 2019 by Agency whose decisions will be final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.   Odds of winning will be determined by the total number of eligible entries received.  The winners will be notified by telephone or text message on December 3, 2019 beginning at approximately 3:00 p.m. MST. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to be available at the designated telephone number at such time on December 3. Agency will make commercially reasonable efforts to notify potential winner at designated time on December 3. Agency and Sponsor disclaim any and all liability under any legal theory for unsuccessful efforts to notify a potential winner. If potential winner cannot be located or does not respond to attempt to be notified within Six (6) hours, prize will automatically be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion (time permitting).  To receive prize, potential winner must sign a declaration of eligibility, liability release and publicity release (where lawful) within ONE (1) day of notification (or such shorter period as may be indicated in winner notification material) or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected, at Sponsor’s sole discretion (time permitting). Winner’s guest must also sign a liability and publicity release (where lawful) within ONE (1) day of notification of winner (or such shorter time as may be indicated in winner notification). If guest fails to do so for any reason, winner’s prize will exclude a guest (i.e., winner will receive only one [1] ticket to Arizona Cardinals football game) and no compensation will be awarded (as discussed above). Winner and guest each must also supply a valid driver’s license (or other government-issued photo identification) in conjunction with return of declaration of eligibility, liability release and a publicity release (where legal) [for winner] or liability release and publicity release (where legal) [for guest]. Winner and guest agree that an electronic signature/affirmation or facsimile signature on declaration of eligibility, liability release and publicity release (where legal) [for winner] or liability release and publicity release (where legal) [for guest] shall have the same legal effect as an original, hand-signed document. However, Sponsor may condition award of prize to winner (or provision of Arizona Cardinals football game ticket to winner’s guest) upon provision of the original of the applicable legal document.   Except where prohibited, acceptance of prize constitutes winner’s consent to use of his/her name, likeness and biographical data for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation.

By accepting the prize, winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning said prize, any and all costs of redemption or travel to redeem said prize and any and all liability that might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said prize.  All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use that are not specified herein are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Winner also accepts sole responsibility for any miscellaneous costs relating to acceptance of prize.

Eligibility:  Employees of the Sponsor, Breakthru Beverage Group, LLC (including Breakthru Beverage Arizona), Arizona Cardinals, the NFL Entities (as defined below), and as applicable their respective advertising and promotional agencies (including Agency), alcohol beverage suppliers, importers, wholesalers, distributors, retailers and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to participate and win.

Text Message Entry Conditions:  By participating in this Sweepstakes all entrants authorize Sponsor to provide their text messaging address.  Sweepstakes is intended for participation in Arizona only and shall be construed only according to United States law.  By participating in the Sweepstakes, you authorize Sponsor to communicate with you by text messaging for the duration of the Sweepstakes regarding your participation in same; Sponsor will not send other/promotional text messages to you without your prior express consent.    In case of dispute as to identity of entrant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the cellular provider. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned a number by the cellular provider or as shown on the cellular provider’s records. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for SMS entries not received due to lost, failed, delayed or interrupted connections or miscommunications, or to other electronic malfunctions, delays, or errors of any kind in the transmission or receipt of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by any human or technological error that may occur in the processing of entries in this Sweepstakes.  Any other attempted form of entry not specified herein is prohibited; no automatic, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted.

Release:  By participating, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Sponsor, Breakthru Beverage Group, LLC (including Breakthru Beverage Arizona), Arizona Cardinals, the NFL Entities, Agency; their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions;  the  employees, officers, directors and agents of any of the foregoing entities (collectively, the “Released Parties”), for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Sweepstakes, or from the use of any prize.

Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the promotion at any time without notice or further obligation.


General Conditions:  Entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes an entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to abide by and accept the terms and conditions of these Official Rules.  No substitution of prize or cash equivalent except at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Cash equivalent may be less than the approximate retail value of the prize. Limit of one (1) prize per family, household or address. Prize is non-transferable except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.  All federal, state and local taxes on the prize are winner’s sole responsibility.  By accepting the prize, winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning said prize, any and all costs of redemption or travel to redeem said prize and any and all liability that might arise from redeeming or seeking said prize.  Winner also accepts sole responsibility for any miscellaneous costs relating to acceptance of prize.  Written copies of these rules are available by mail with written request with a stamped, self-addressed return envelope at the P. O Box indicated above or may be reviewed at Agency’s website (

Winners’ List:  For a list of winners, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to CARDSTIX Sweepstakes, c/o HP2, P. O. Box 40216, Phoenix, AZ 85067-0216. All requests for the winners’ list must be postmarked by December 30, 2019 and received by January 13, 2020.

Sponsor: Diageo Americas, Inc., Norwalk, CT

Diageo, Norwalk, CT

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The National Football League, its member professional football clubs, NFL Ventures, Inc., NFL Ventures, L.P., NFL Properties, LLC, NFL Enterprises LLC and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, “NFL Entities”) will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes or the awarding of prizes. The NFL Entities have not offered or sponsored this Sweepstakes in any way. Team names/logos/indicia are trademarks of the teams indicated. All other NFL-related trademarks are trademarks of the National Football League. NFL Players is a trademark of National Football League Players Incorporated.