Lagunitas “Field Trip” Contest
THERE IS NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.
A PURCHASE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE IS NOT REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE NOR WILL IT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND WASHINGTON D.C. WHO ARE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT TIME OF ENTRY.
The Lagunitas “Field Trip” Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C. who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry (“Entrant”). Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of The Lagunitas Brewing Company (“Sponsor”), its advertising and promotional agencies involved in the promotion, including Marden-Kane Inc. (the "Administrator"), state alcohol beverage commissions, alcoholic beverage manufacturers, distributors, and retailers, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, sibling, and children) or members of the same household of any of the foregoing are not eligible to participate. By entering, you agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects of the Promotion. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES:
Participation in this Promotion constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions. These decisions are final and binding in all matters related to this Promotion. Receipt of a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all applicable requirements set forth herein.
The Promotion begins on February 1, 2018 at 8:00:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT”), and ends February 28, 2018 at 11:59:59 PM PT (“Promotion Period”). For purposes of this Contest, a “day” is defined as a 24-hour period, beginning at 12:00:00 AM PT and ending at 11:59:59 AM PT except for the first day of the Promotion where and the day begins at 9:00:00 AM PT. The Sponsor’s computer, or that of its designee, runs the official clock for the Contest and will solely determine the time by which an entry is received.
HOW TO ENTER:
 During the Promotion Period go to www.lagunitas.com/fieldtrip
or text the keyword “FIELDTRIP”
to the short code 88500
(the “Short Code”
) and you will receive a text with the link to the website to enter.
 Complete the registration form providing your contact information which may include you first and last name, zip code and email address;
 Type your response to the Lagunitas image and question in the space provided (maximum 240 character limit); and
 Click the submit button.
Wireless Phone Users - Additional Terms: You may receive one (1) or more text messages in response to your text entry, including a message confirming your entry, and legal disclaimers from Sponsor. You may opt-out of receiving the promotional text messages from Sponsor at any time by sending a reply text message with the word “STOP”. The text messaging method of entry is designed to work with most of the U.S. major wireless carriers in the United States, but Sponsor makes no guarantee that any particular wireless service provider will participate, and the mobile phone that is used must be capable of sending and receiving text messages. Check with your carrier for details. Entrants should check their phone’s features to see if they have that capability. Wireless service providers may charge entrants for each text message, including any error message that is sent and received in connection with the Contest, based on the applicable wireless service pricing plan.
Message and data rates apply.
EEntrants should consult their wireless service provider’s pricing plan for details. By texting an entry, the entrant grants permission to the Sponsor to notify them via a return text message and must agree to accept all applicable charges associated therewith. Entrant is responsible for all applicable fees and taxes associated with placing a text entry. Sponsor in its sole discretion may add or delete a cellular carrier at any time, without notice. Proof of text messaging the Short Code is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such Contest entry.
There is a limit of one (1) entry submission per week (each entry submission should be a different response to the image/question) per person/email address for a maximum of four (4) total entries per person throughout the Promotion Period. Only the first entry submitted by an Entrant per week will be reviewed by the judges. Entries received in excess of the entry limit stated herein will be disqualified for purposes of the Promotion but may be used by the Sponsor. Entries received in excess of the entry limit stated herein will be disqualified for purposes of the Promotion but may be used by the Sponsor. For purposes of this Contest, a “week” is defined as a 7-day period, beginning on Thursday and ending on Wednesday:
START DAY & DATE:
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END DAY & DATE:
Thursday, February 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM EST
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 7:59:59 AM EST
Thursday, February 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM EST
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 7:59:59 AM EST
Thursday, February 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM EST
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 7:59:59 AM EST
Thursday, February 22, 2018 8:00:00 AM EST
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 11:59:59 PM EST
All Times as Eastern Time Zone.
For purposes of this Contest entry is defined as a completed online registration form plus your answer to the Field Trip question.
Response can not be more than 240 characters long.
Response MUST be in the English language and must clearly express and respond to the contest title/theme as described above.
By submitting an entry, Entrant agrees to comply with the Contest Official Rules. Additionally, Entrant warrants that his/her entry submission and all elements thereof satisfy Contest Official Rules, by warranting the entry submission in this contest:
Is the original work of the Entrant.
Has not previously been published or won an award or prize of any kind.
Is not subject to any third-party agreements, and that the Sponsor will not be required to pay or incur any sums to any person or entity as a result of their use, exhibition, or exploitation of the idea or elements therein.
Entries may only be submitted by a single Entrant.
The Response must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity, copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights;
The Response must not disparage or embarrass Sponsor, Administrator or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Promotion;
The Response must not feature brand names or trademarks of others; Response may contain Lagunitas product, image, brand name, or likeness in Response solely for the purpose of this Contest;
The Response must be created solely by Entrant;
The Response must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
The Response must not contain anything that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
The Response must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where Response is created.
Without limiting the generality of these Official Rules, winners shall irrevocably grant, transfer, convey and assign to Sponsor the entirety of the rights in and to the Entry and all renewals and extensions of copyright, and the right to secure copyright registrations thereto in perpetuity including, without limitation, the rights to use the Entry for any and all purposes in any and all media whether now known or hereafter developed, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity. Winner accepts and acknowledges that Sponsor shall not be obligated to use the Entry and that Sponsor in its sole discretion shall have the right to refrain from using the Entry. Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder. Winner will indemnify Sponsor, Released Parties (as defined below) and any licensee of Sponsor against all claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable counsel fees and legal expenses) arising out of any breach of these terms.
Entries that do not comply with these Official Rules, as determined in Sponsor and/or Administrator’s sole discretion, will be disqualified from the contest. Decisions of the Sponsor and/or Administrator are final and binding.
Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Uploading a Entry constitutes Entrant’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate them into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, Entrant will sign any documentation required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights Entrant is granting to use the Entry. Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, stolen, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected Entries, all of which will be void.
In the event of a dispute over the identity of any potential winner, the entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the account used for entry, and potential winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the authorized account holder. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.
DETERMINATION OF WINNERS:
On or about March 7, 2018 a panel of judges consisting of the Sponsor and/or Administrator and their representatives (the “panel”
will score each eligible Entrant’s submission based on the following Judging Criteria (the “Judging Criteria”
Originality/Creativity of Response – 40%
Humor – 40%
Appropriateness to the contest theme – 20%
In the event of a tie, the Winner will be determined based on whichever Entry received the highest score in the Originality/Creativity of Response category from the judging criteria. In the event of a tie Originality/Creativity of Response judging criteria, the Entries will be re-judged by a different panel of judges.
Twelve (12) Grand Prize Winners (and one guest each):
(awarded to the top 12 scoring Entrants):
A “Field Trip Experience Memorial Day Weekend” (5/26/18 - 5/29/18) that includes a 4 day/3 night trip for two (2) to the Lagunitas Brewing Co, CA.
The trip includes:
Round trip coach class airfare from major airport nearest the winners home to CA;
Hotel accommodations (one standard room double occupancy for three (3) nights);
A tour of the brewery;
One dinner; and
Transportation to and from the chosen Bay Area Airport upon arrival and departure from Petaluma.
Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $1,500 each.
One Hundred (100) Standby Prize Winners:
(awarded to the next highest scoring 100 Entrants) a backpack. ARV: $50.00 each.
Total ARV of all prizes: $23,000.00.
Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be permitted unless Sponsor, in its sole discretion, determines otherwise. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Sponsor will not be responsible for weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of the trip. All taxes and any expenses not expressly provided for in these Official Rules are solely the responsibility of the recipient.
Additional conditions of Contest Grand prize trip:
The Grand Prize will be forfeited if:
Winner is not available to travel on dates specified by Sponsor (currently planned for Saturday, May 26 - Tuesday, May 29, 2018).
The proper travel documents are not obtained by the winner by the date specified by Sponsor.
Ground transportation to/from winner’s home/departure airport is NOT included in the prize and is the responsibility of the winner.
Winner and guest must possess and are responsible for obtaining and must have valid ID or other required documentation for travel.
Guest traveling with Grand Prize winner must be at time of Grand Prize fulfillment twenty-one (21) years of age or older.
Winner and guest must not have any medical, legal or any other reason that would prevent them from taking the prize.
Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining any travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) that they may wish to obtain at their own expense and hereby acknowledges that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance.
Winner and guest are bound by the terms and conditions of as stated on airline tickets, hotels and other third party service providers used in connection with the Prize.
Sponsor is not responsible if tickets, travel vouchers, certificates or other similar items are lost, stolen, or misplaced by Winner and will not be replaced or if booked transportations are missed, cancelled or delayed for any reason.
The Grand Prize does not include any other incidentals not mentioned in these Official Rules such as, but not limited to, ground transportation, special seating assignments, baggage fees, alcoholic beverages, food, gratuities and tips, insurance, laundry service, merchandise, parking, room service, service charges, souvenirs and telephone calls. All other expenses not stated herein as part of the prize are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Exact dates and locations are subject to change, and are at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Travel must be completed on dates specified by Sponsor. Actual value of the trip depends on winner’s residence or departure city. Specifics of prize package are subject to availability and Sponsor’s sole discretion. Complete terms and conditions of trip will be furnished with prize notification. Other restrictions may apply.
The Winner or the Guest must provide the hotel with a valid credit card for incidentals (such as but not limited to room service, mini-bar and pay-per-view television) and/or damages to the hotel room.
In the event the “Field Trip” trip is canceled for any reason whatsoever, in whole or in part, including but not limited to cancellations, postponements, an event of force majeure, or for any other reason, then the remaining components of the Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s prize obligation to the prize winner and his/her guest/travel companion, and no other or additional compensation will be awarded.
Grand Prize winners will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual travel costs are less than the estimate made in these Official Rules.
Winners will be notified on or about March 8, 2018 by email or text message based on their method of entry.
Potential Grand Prize winners
will be required to complete, sign, and return  an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and; where legal, a Publicity Release (collectively the “Affidavit”);  an IRS Form W-9 and furnish his/her social security number that will be used only for the purpose of reporting the Winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service, as required by law;  a Travel Information Form; and  both winner an his/her guest will be required to complete a Travel Release Form. Complete documents must be returned within five (5) days from prize notification date or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate potential winner time permitting.
Potential Standby Prize winners
may be required to complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and; where legal, a Publicity Release (collectively the “Affidavit”). Completed document must be returned within five (5) days from prize notification date or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate potential winner. If a potential Winner (i) cannot be contacted after a reasonable attempt has been made by Sponsor or Administrator (as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion); (ii) fails to timely return the required paperwork without alteration and in the form presented by Sponsor/Administrator; (iii) refuses the prize; and/or (iv) the prize or prize notification is rejected or returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits all rights to be deemed a winner in the Contest and receive the prize, then that potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be determined based on the next highest scoring entry. Prize must be accepted as awarded..
Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify each winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor and its designees may use the winner’s name, likeness, photo, video during trip, entry submission, and/or prize information in connection with the Promotion for promotional, advertising or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law. Sponsor and its designees, shall have the right to edit, exploit, adapt, distribute, post, and create derivative works of, in whole or in part, and in combination with other materials, in any manner, for any advertising, promotional, trade, commercial or other purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity, and without further payment or consideration, notification or permission.
By participating in the Promotion and/or accepting a prize, the Entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers/partners, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of a prize.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Promotion, or any part of this Promotion, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Promotion, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. If terminated Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, determine the winners from among all non-suspect, eligible Entries received up to time of such action using the judging procedure outlined above. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the Entry process or the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated Entries. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek any and all remedies available from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Entry process or the Promotion; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion, the uploading, the processing or judging of Entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Promotion-related materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged entries; or (6) 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 Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize (including any travel/activity related thereto). Released Parties are not responsible for misdirected or undeliverable entries or for any technical problems, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any entry submission.
This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. This Contest and Official Rules are governed and interpreted by the laws of the State of California, USA without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION:
. Each Entrant expressly agrees to the use of his/her personal information for such purpose. The Released Parties will not sell, share or otherwise disclose information collected in any manner with third parties, other than those parties necessary to fulfill the above purposes, unless Entrant has given his prior express consent to receive additional information from the Released Parties or a third party.
To request the name of the winner, send an e-mail with the subject line: "Lagunitas Field Trip" to
Requests must be received no later than March 22, 2018. The list will be sent when the judging has been conducted and the winners verified.
Lagunitas Brewing Co., 1280 No. McDowell Blvd. Petaluma, CA 94954.
Marden-Kane, Inc., 575 Underhill Blvd., Ste 222, Syosset, NY 11791-3416.
© Copyright 2018 Marden-Kane Inc. All rights reserved. Entrants are hereby authorized to copy these Official Rules on the condition that it will be for the entrant’s personal use only.
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