HASHTAG SOLOBRATION SWEEPSTAKES
Share a photo on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #SOLObrationSweepstakes for a chance to win the SOLObration party pack. Containing a SOLO product in your photo is not necessary, but any single-use products shown must be SOLO brand.
Participation in and submission of an entry to the SOLObration Hashtag Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) constitutes your agreement to be bound by these Official Rules (the “Official Rules”). **WINNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY TAXES**
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO WIN OR ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Drawings: Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period will be entered into the respective drawing for the chance to win a party pack (“Party Pack(s)”). Entries must be received by 11:59 PM CST at the end of their respective Entry Period
Current entry period April 11 – April 18, Drawing to be conducted 12 CST, April 19, 2018.
2. Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by the SOLO Cup brand, a brand of Dart Container Corporation (“Sponsor”).
3. Eligibility: Open only to living individuals who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia and who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older (or the age of majority in their state of legal residence, whichever is older) as of the commencement of the Sweepstakes Period. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
Eligibility does not include: Employees, officers and directors of Dart Container and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, members, affiliates, advertising, promotion and web design agencies, and their respective affiliates, assigns or representatives; and any other individuals or entities associated with the development, administration, promotion, advertising, execution of, or supply to this Sweepstakes (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”); and family members (including spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) or persons living in the same household as such individuals, whether related or not, are not eligible to participate or win. Participation in this Sweepstakes constitutes your agreement to be bound by these Official Rules.
- How to Enter: Share a photo on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #SOLObrationSweepstakes – Featuring a SOLO product in your photo is not necessary, but any single-use products shown must be SOLO brand (each an “Entry”, collectively the “Entries”).
- Entries must include the Hashtag, as described above.
- Entries must be posted by the close of the respective Entry Period to be eligible to be included in the relevant random draw.
- If a participant’s Instagram/Twitter account is private, a participant’s Entry will NOT be eligible; participants must change the setting on their account from private to public or unprotected in order to be considered an eligible Entry.
- Registration on Instagram/Twitter must be completed before an Entry may be submitted via Instagram/Twitter. Instagram/Twitter membership is free. All attempts at e-mail or any other Internet method of entry are void.
- Entries that contain any third-party technology, names, or company logos will be disqualified, as determined solely by Sponsor.
- Entries must NOT include images of other people (alive or dead) and must NOT include materials that violate or infringe another person's rights, including, but not limited to, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights. If an Entry contains anything listed herein, Sponsor has the right to disqualify the Entry in its sole discretion.
- Entries cannot include any Disney intellectual property, images or themes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
- Entries must NOT contain subject matter which is, or could be considered, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, obscene, pornographic, violent (e.g., relating to murder, the sales of weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), defamatory, libelous, discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (e.g., illegal gambling, underage drinking, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.), offensive, threatening, profane, hateful, degrading, harassing, or otherwise unlawful, tortious or objectionable. If an Entry contains anything listed herein, Sponsor has the right to disqualify the Entry in its sole discretion.
- Entries must NOT contain any derogatory references to Sponsor or Disney.
- All Entries will be reviewed for content. Entries containing such prohibited content and/or otherwise deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to be inappropriate will be disqualified.
- Sponsor makes the final determination as to what Entries are eligible to take part in the Sweepstakes. By entering an Entry, each participant warrants that it is created by the participant and is not subject to intellectual property rights controlled by others.
For any Entry that does not meet the above requirements, such Entry may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
One (1) Entry is allowed per person for the duration of each Entry Period. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same social media account. Any participant who attempts to participate with multiple social media accounts, under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter multiple times in violation of applicable Entry limitations or attempts to enter via unauthorized access to accounts may be disqualified. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar Entry methods or agents will void all Entries made by, or associated with, the applicable participant. In the event of a dispute over who submitted an Entry, the authorized account holder of the e-mail account used to create the social media account associated with the Entry, as of the actual time of Entry, will be deemed to be the participant. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the e-mail address associated with the social media account, by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g. business, education, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the e-mail address associated with participant’s social media account. In the event of a dispute about the identity of a participant, Sponsor may require that the potential winner provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the social media account or email address and/or password associated with the Entry.
Proof of submission of an Entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes. Once submitted, Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering the Sweepstakes, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Winning a Party Pack is contingent upon fulfilling all of the requirements in these Official Rules.
- Random Drawings/Odds of Winning: A random drawing will be conducted from all valid Entries received during the respective Entry Period to select a winner of a Party Pack. The odds of winning a Party Pack depend on the total number of eligible Entries received for each distinct Entry Period.
- Prizes/Party Packs: The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Party Pack is $126. Party Pack will consist of various Solo Cup products and an Amazon gift card. Exact elements of the Party Pack to be determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor’s representative will ship the Party Pack to the winner after the winner has been verified and announced, and the winner shall ensure that his/her residence is accessible for the delivery of the Party Pack to a physical address (PO Boxes not acceptable, signature required) based on a confirmed date between Sponsor and the winner. Participants will not be eligible to win more than one (1) Party Pack.
Party Packs may not be assigned, transferred, changed or redeemed for cash, except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Party Pack, or any portion thereof, for one of equal or greater value if the designated Party Pack, or any portion thereof, should become unavailable for any reason. All Party Packs will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries are received.
- Taxes: All winners shall be solely responsible for all (a) federal, state and/or local taxes, and (b) other fees and expenses not specified herein associated with the receipt and use of any Party Pack. Party Packs are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
- Winner Notification: Winners will be notified by the same method they used to enter the Sweepstakes, via social media channel, after completion of the relevant drawing. If a notification is returned as undeliverable or a winner cannot be reached, is ineligible, or declines his or her Party Pack, the Party Pack will be awarded to another randomly-drawn Entry as the winner. Winners are subject to verification, including verification of age. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of participants. P.O. Boxes are not acceptable as mailing addresses. Awarding of a Party Pack is subject to verification of the winner’s eligibility and full compliance with these Official Rules.
- General: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
- Sweepstakes Cancellation: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate or suspend this Sweepstakes, or any portion thereof, should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt or impair the administration, integrity or security of the Sweepstakes (including but not limited to attempts to hack into or otherwise tamper with underlying source code/programming). The Sweepstakes Entities and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, partners, principals, partnerships, employees or agents are not responsible for hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, traffic congestion on the Internet, lost network connections, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by Sponsor, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by technical or human error that may occur and/or that may damage a user's system or limit an participant’s ability to participate and/or redeem a Party Pack in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Sweepstakes, violates these Official Rules or otherwise engages in fraudulent or offensive conduct with respect to this Sweepstakes.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANTS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
- Waiver: Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Should any provision of these Official Rules be deemed unenforceable or invalid, the other provisions of these Official Rules shall remain in full force and effect. In the event that this Sweepstakes is challenged by any legal or regulatory authority (including but not limited to any federal or state governmental authority), Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue or modify the Sweepstakes, as applicable, or to disqualify any participants residing in any affected geographic areas, as applicable. In such event, Sponsor shall have no liability to any participants who are disqualified due to such an action.
- Publicity: Unless prohibited by law, acceptance of a Party Pack constitutes permission for Sponsor and its designees to use a winner’s name, voice, image, likeness, photographs, statements, biographical information and any other personal characteristics, in any and all media now or hereafter known, for any purpose, including without limitation marketing, promotional and/or publicity purposes, without additional compensation to the Party Pack winner.
Except where prohibited, the Party Pack winner must be available for interviews and photos, on dates and times to be decided by Sponsor, for release in national and regional television, newspapers, magazines, and SOLOCup marketing and promotional materials in all mediums including but not limited to SOLOCup.com.
- Release of Liability: Unless prohibited by law, by participating all participants agree that Sponsor, Disney, Twitter, Instagram and each of their parents, subsidiaries and affiliates and its officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (a) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from participants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any Party Pack, and (b) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any Party Pack, including, without limitation, to such Party Pack’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Some jurisdictions do not allow such releases or indemnity, so the above may not apply to you.
- Third Party Terms and Conditions: Party Packs may be subject to additional terms, conditions and restrictions of third party providers, including but not limited to access to the Internet. You acknowledge and agree that Sponsor will not be responsible for any agreement between you and such third party providers or any content, applications or software provided by such third parties.
- California Law: Except where prohibited, by participating each participant agrees that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participants and Sponsor and its agents shall be governed by and construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any action with respect to the subject matter of these Official Rules will be the state courts of the State of California for Orange County or the United States District Court for the Central District of California and each of the participants of this Sweepstakes submits himself or herself to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts for the purpose of any such action; provided that any and all issues or disputes concerning the intellectual property of Disney and its parent and affiliates will be governed by the laws of the State of California and the venue for any related action will be in the state or federal courts located in Los Angeles County. Except where prohibited, by participating in this Sweepstakes, each participant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or awarding of the Party Packs, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above may not apply to you.
- Request for Winners’ List and Official Rules: For Official Rules and/or the Winners’ List, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Consumer Product Marketing, Dart Container, Attn: #SOLObrationSweepstakes, 300 Tri-State International, Suite 200, Lincolnshire, IL 60069, USA. Residents of Vermont may omit return postage on rules [MM14] requests.
- Sponsor: SOLO CUP Brand, a division of the Dart Container Corporation. By participating in this Sweepstakes, participants expressly acknowledge that this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Instagram or Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Instagram/Twitter.