Hofbrau Winter Sweater Sweepstakes  

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.  This SWEEPSTAKES is open only to the legal residents of ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, COLORADO, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, FLORIDA, IOWA, IDAHO, ILLINOIS, KANSAS, MARYLAND, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, MONTANA, NORTH DAKOTA, NEBRASKA, NEW JERSEY, OKLAHOMA, PENNSYLVANIA, TEXAS, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON AND WISCONSIN WHO are 21 years of age or older at time of entry. VOID wherEVER prohibited or restricted by law. 

EligibilityThis Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of Arizona, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Florida, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.  Employees, officers and directors of the following entities and members of their immediate families (defined as parent, child, sibling, spouse) or same households (whether related or not) are NOT eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win said Prize:  Hofbrauhaus of America (“Sponsor”), its parent company, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, prize suppliers, advertising and promotion agencies (including HP2 Promotions) as well as alcohol beverage licensees (i.e., alcohol beverage suppliers, importers, wholesalers, distributors and retailers). By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and HP2 Promotions (the independent judging organization) which shall be final and binding in all respects.  All federal, state, and local laws apply. 

Sweepstakes Period:  The Sweepstakes will begin on or about 12:00:01 a.m. (ET) on November 2, 2020 and end on or about 11:59:59 p.m. (ET) on December 3, 2020 (Sweepstakes Period).

How to Enter: There are two (2) ways to enter this Sweepstakes.

Entry Method No. 1:  – Website (Accessed by Scanning Code). During the Sweepstakes Period, look for the QR Code®** on The Hofbrau Winter Sweater Display Card at wine/spirits shops and other retail locations where it is sold or look for Social Media post with Sweepstakes description and entry information.

You are NOT required to purchase Hofbrau Products in order to enter the Sweepstakes via Entry Method No. 1.  Scanning the QR Code® from your handset will take you to a website.  After verifying your age, complete the entry form with all required information, including your name, address, state of residence, birthday, phone number and e-mail address.  (Scanning the QR Code® alone will NOT result in entry; you must also complete and submit the entry form on the website to enter the Sweepstakes via Entry Method No. 1.)  Internet access and a valid e-mail address are required to enter via this method.  You may be charged for wireless Internet access according to the terms of your plan with your cellular or “wi-fi” provider.  All entries must be received no later than 11:59:59 p.m. (ET) on December 3, 2020. Receipt of entry may be acknowledged but such acknowledgment does not constitute any representation of eligibility for the Sweepstakes nor is it otherwise binding upon Sponsor.  All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and receipt of entries will not be acknowledged (except perhaps as noted above) or returned.  No alterations or forged entries are permitted.  All entrants must have handset and digital service which is compatible with QR Code® technology as well as allowing for Internet access in order to enter the Sweepstakes.  Prizes will be awarded to the name corresponding to the e-mail address provided on the entry form.  Third party usage fees may apply to use of Entry Method No. 1.  Please consult your wireless service provider regarding your pricing plan BEFORE using Entry Method No. 1 to enter the Sweepstakes.  Not all wireless providers feature necessary service to participate in the Sweepstakes via Entry Method No. 1.  Check your phone capabilities for specific instructions as to scanning QR Code® and wireless Internet access. Wireless Internet access is not available in all areas.

**QR Code® is a registered trademark of Denso Wave Incorporated and is used herein solely for reference purposes. No endorsement, sponsorship or other affiliation is intended or implied by such use.

 Method No. 2:  Mail:  To enter without scanning the QR Code, during the Sweepstakes period print your name, address, date of birth, telephone number and “HB SWEATER” Sweepstakes on a 3” x 5” card and mail in an envelope to: P.O. Box 40216, Phoenix, AZ 85067. All entries must be postmarked by December 3, 2020 and received by December 7, 2020. Limit of one (1) mail entry per outer envelope.  Copied/mechanically reproduced mail entries will not be accepted.

Entry Restrictions:  Limit one (1) entry per person, per day (12:00:01 a.m. [ET] until 11:59:59 p.m. [ET]) during the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of the method of entry.  Violation of this entry limit will result in only the initial entry being accepted. But Sponsor reserves the right to void all entries (and disqualify any entrant from the Sweepstakes altogether as well as to prohibit such entrant from participating in future promotions offered by Sponsor) if Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that a given person has engaged in egregious, blatant or repeated violations of the entry limit.  Proof of submission of entry does not constitute proof of receipt of same or proof of entry. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor. Sponsor and its agencies assume no responsibility for late, lost, illegible/garbled, incomplete, damaged, inaccessible, corrupted or jumbled entries transmissions or mail entries (as applicable), regardless of cause; and, all such entries are void. Sponsor and its agencies are also not responsible for postage due mail.

Prize: Hofbrau Winter Sweater Sweepstakes. SIXTY-TWO (62) Grand Prize winners will be selected. Grand Prize winner will receive ONE (1) Hofbrau Winter Sweater. ARV of prize is $79.99. ARV of all prizes is $4,959.38. ARV may vary. 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.  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. Alcohol beverages are not part of any prize.

Winner’s Determination/Odds:  Random drawings will be conducted on December 7, 2020.  All drawings will be conducted by HP2 Promotions, an independent judging organization, 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.  Winner will be notified by e-mail, mail or phone (specific method[s] of notification being of Sponsor’s sole choosing as well as depending upon method of entry) and will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release Form (where lawful) within three (3) calendar days of notification or prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to another winner at Sponsor’s sole discretion. In the event of noncompliance with this requirement or if the potential winner cannot be contacted for any reason, prize will be forfeited without compensation of any kind and an alternate winner may be selected. Limit one (1) prize per household.

Publicity; Use of Personal Information: By participating, all participants and winner(s) grant the Sponsor exclusive permission to use their names, characters, photographs, voices, and likenesses in connection with promotion of this and other Sweepstakes and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use.

Release: By participating, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the Sponsor, the Sweepstakes administrator, its employees and agents, the Sweepstakes sponsors and their respective employees and agents (collectively, the “Release 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.

Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software whether originating with entrant, Sponsor, or any third party; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (d) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (e) late, lost, undeliverable, misdirected, illegible, damaged, incomplete, incorrect, stolen, entries; or (f) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, unless it is not possible to award another entry due to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. In the event of a discontinuance of the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance, and in no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims. 

Taxes: Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to the Sponsor, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law.  Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize that are not specifically provided for in the official rules.  Each winner must provide the Sponsor with valid identification.  Prizes are not transferable, redeemable for cash or exchangeable for any other prize.  If the value of Prize is $600.00 or more, winner will be issued a W-9 IRS Tax Form with the Prize Winner Eligibility and Release Form. Any person winning over $600 in prizes from HP2 will receive an IRS form 1099 and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.

Decisions: By participating in the Sweepstakes, participants agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator personnel. The Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to award any prize to a person who is ineligible or who the Sponsor believes has violated any rule, gained unfair advantage in participating in the Sweepstakes, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means.  The Sponsor will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or ambiguities concerning the rules or the Sweepstakes and the Sponsor’s decisions concerning such disputes shall be final.  If the conduct or outcome of the Sweepstakes is affected by human error, any mechanical malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional interference or any event beyond the control of the Sponsor, the Sponsor reserves the right to terminate this Sweepstakes, or make such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Sponsor deems appropriate. All decisions will be made by the Sponsor and are final. The Sponsor may waive any of these rules in its sole discretion.

Miscellaneous: The Sponsor may substitute prizes, amend the rules or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time. The Sponsor disclaims any responsibility to notify participants of any aspect related to the conduct of the Sweepstakes. 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 read on this hp2win.com website.  All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.

Compliance with Law:  The conduct of the Sweepstakes is governed by the applicable laws of the Unites States of America, which take precedence over any rule to the contrary herein.  Sponsors shall follow the applicable laws for conducting sweepstakes, including notice to the state attorney general or consumer affairs office, posting of a prize bond, furnishing lists of winners, providing specific written information about the Sweepstakes, etc. as required by local and state law.

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