“The Cheese Steak Shop Hometown Heroes”
SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
No Purchase Necessary to Enter or Win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
ELIGIBILITY. The “Cheese Steak Shop Hometown Heroes” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to natural persons 18 years of age or older as of May 31st, 2021 who are current, legal residents of the state of California, U.S. This Sweepstakes is sponsored by One The Cheese Steak Shop, LLC., 2300 Contra Costa Boulevard, Suite 510 Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 (“Sponsor”). Employees of Sponsor, its parents and subsidiaries (and shareholders, officers, directors, agents, and representatives thereof), advertising and promotion agencies and all other entities participating in the design, promotion, marketing, advertising, administration or fulfillment of this Sweepstakes and their immediate families are ineligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited by operation of law. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE SUBMITTED DURING THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD. Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) on May 31st, 2021 and ends at 9:00 p.m. PDT on October 10th, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sweepstakes is subject to these official rules (“Official Rules”), which can be found at participating retailers and online at www.cheesesteakshop.com/Heroes-Rules.
HOW TO ENTER. During the Sweepstakes Period, register and nominate a natural person online at www.cheesesteakshop.com/ Heroes-Entry, visit a participating retailer for a nomination form, or print out a nomination form from www.cheesesteakshop.com/Heroes-Entry and mail the completed form to: One The Cheese Steak Shop, LLC., 2300 Contra Costa Boulevard, Suite 510 Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, delayed, destroyed, or misdirected entries or entries that do not get recorded due to technical problems. All entries become the property of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify false entries or entries suspected of being false.
SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF SELECTED ENTRANTS. All eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period will be evaluated by the Sponsor’s selection committee. Selection will be held on or about the 15th of the month (“Drawing Date”) to determine one (1) potential winner from the eligible entries received per participating Cheese Steak Shop location.
Selected Entrants will be notified by phone, email and/or mail in Sponsor’s discretion. The Selected Entrants will be required to respond (as directed) within 72 hours of attempted notification. The failure to respond timely to the notification may result in forfeiture of the prize and, in such case, Sponsor may randomly select an alternate chosen entrant from among the remaining eligible entries (Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect email addresses, phone numbers, or addresses entered). In no event will Sponsor reserve Prizes for any Selected Entrant that does not respond timely to the notification and in no event is Sponsor required to contact Selected Entrant more than once using the information provided. Selected Entrants will be sent a declaration of eligibility / liability / publicity release (“Release”), which must be completed and returned to Sponsor in the manner specified by Sponsor at the time the Selected Entrants are notified. If Selected Entrant does not return Release within 72 hours of receipt, Selected Entrant forfeits prize and a new Selected Entrant will be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries. Selected Entrants allow Sponsor to use their name and likeness for marketing purposes, unless prohibited by law. In some cases, Selected Entrant may also be required to provide name, U.S. Social Security Number (for tax form purposes), birth date, current address and phone number. An alternate Selected Entrant may be randomly selected from among the remaining eligible entries if a Selected Entrant: (i) cannot be reached; (ii) fails respond with the required information in a timely manner as required in these Official Rules; or (iii) cannot accept or receive the Prize for any reason. Sponsor may delay prize if it believes Selected Entrant has fraudulently entered the Sweepstakes and may request that Selected Entrant provide proof of actual address (including apartment or suite number) in the form of a utility bill or other verification document. In rare cases, if Sponsor believes that a Selected Entrant is fraudulently attempting to collect more than one prize, Sponsor may require a notarized declaration of eligibility. All Sweepstakes entries are subject to verification prior to awarding of any prize. Only one prize per person.
PRIZES: If eligible under these Official Rules, one hundred and twenty (120) Selected Entrants [one (1) per participating location, twenty four (24) location, five (5) drawing dates] will each receive one (1) $50 Cheese Steak Shop Gift Card and one (1) $100 donation to a local charity form the Eligible Charities. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prizes: Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($18,000.00)
Prizes may not be redeemed with any other offer, discount or prizes. Winner must be present to redeem prize. Prizes forfeited when not redeemed and have no cash value. No item sold at The Cheese Steak Shop, including but not limited to food, and no money or credit shall be issued for the value difference between the item selected as a prize and the highest price eligible item on the menu. All prizes null and void should Sponsor go out of business, declare bankruptcy, or be sold to, merge with, or be subsumed by another entity. Prize void if the the Cheese Steak Shop location associated with that prize closes for any reason. Actual value of prizes may vary based on location where prizes are redeemed.
ELIGIBLE CHARITIES: Selected Entrants will be allowed to choose from list of Eligible Charities and allow Sponsor to make a $100 donation in their name. Eligible Charities are: California Association of Food Banks, Make-A-Wish Foundation, SF Giants Community Fund, and Oakland A’s Community Fund.
PRIZES DELIVERY METHOD: Prizes Delivery Method will be determined at the Sponsor’s discretion. For the purpose of this Sweepstakes, a “month” is a period starting at the 1st of the month at 12:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) to the last day of the month ending at 11:59 p.m. PT. Prizes associated with this Sweepstakes at the desecration of the sponsor may be null and void in the event the winner dies or becomes incapacitated. The prize values may not be shared or given as gifts.
ODDS. The odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
CONDITIONS. Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these complete Official Rules. All decisions of Sponsor are final and binding; and entrants agree to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules, except where prohibited by law. By accepting a Prize, winner agrees to release Sponsor, its attorneys, affiliates, together with the respective directors, employees, officers, licensees, licensors and agents of each, including without limitation, their respective advertising and promotion entities and any person or entity associated with the production, judging, or administration of the Sweepstakes, (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability, loss or damage arising from or in connection with awarding, receipt, malfunction and/or use or misuse of a Prize. Sponsor reserves the right to use the Sweepstakes for publicity purposes in any media, and to use the name, likeness, and hometown name and/or prize information of any Selected Entrant as part of that publicity, without any compensation or prior review unless prohibited by law. Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of Selected Entrants, and Selected Entrants will be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of any awarded prize for which such paperwork is warranted. This Sweepstakes is void outside the state of California and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law, and subject to applicable federal, state provincial and local laws. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or violating these Official Rules.
Releasees shall not be liable to the Selected Entrants for failure to supply any Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulations(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, threatened terrorist acts, terrorist acts, air raid, blackout, act of public enemy, earthquake, war (declared or undeclared), fire, flood, epidemic, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other similar or dissimilar cause beyond any of the Releasees’ control. The Releasees shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, misdirected, incomplete unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible entries, communications or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission; (ii) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; or (v) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines such entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes in any way by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair playing practices of intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other players or Sponsor representatives. Use of any automated system to participate is strictly prohibited and will result in disqualification. Sponsor may disqualify at its sole discretion any entries it believes are created by an automated system. Disputes regarding these Official Rules and/ or this Sweepstakes will be governed by the internal laws of the State of California. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this Sweepstakes must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction within the United States. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
OFFICIAL RULES AND WINNERS’ LIST. For a copy of these Official Rules or winners’ list, send your request and a selfaddressed, stamped, business size (#10) envelope to: One The Cheese Steak Shop, LLC., 2300 Contra Costa Boulevard, Suite 510 Pleasant Hill, CA 94523. Request must be received by October 15, 2021.
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