Official Rules

Peanuts Energize Your World Sweepstakes

Sponsored by National Peanut Board

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  OPEN TO ELIGIBLE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FORTY-EIGHT CONTIGUOUS (48) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.  Void in alaska, hawaii, Puerto Rico, outside the U.S., and where prohibited and restricted by law.

The Peanuts Energize Your World Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) commences on 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 1, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on June 30, 2012 (“Sweepstakes Period”).  All Sweepstakes entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM ET on June 30, 2012.  Entries submitted past the expiration of the Sweepstakes Period will not be accepted and will be destroyed.  

Administrator/Sponsor: The Sweepstakes shall be administered by Brandmovers, Inc. (“Administrator”) and sponsored by National Peanut Board (“Sponsor”).

Eligibility:  Open only to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age or older at the time of entry, excluding officers, directors, and employees of Sponsor or Administrator; each of their respective subsidiaries, members, licensees, affiliates, distributors, dealerships, franchisees, sales representatives, advertising, Sweepstakes and web design agencies, and their respective affiliates, assigns or representatives; and any other individuals or entities associated with the development, administration, Sweepstakes, execution of, or supply to this Sweepstakes (collectively, “Sweepstakes Entities”); and members of their immediate families (i.e., parents, spouse, children, siblings, grandparents, step parents, step children and step siblings and their respective spouses) or members of the same household, whether or not related.  

How to Enter:  During the Sweepstakes, there are four (4) methods of entering the Sweepstakes as detailed herein:

Online Entry: To enter via a standard web browser, Entrant (regardless of method of entry referred to herein as an “Entrant”) must visit www.peanutsenergize.com (collectively, “Website”) at any time during the Sweepstakes Period and follow the on-screen instructions provided to: (a) register with Sponsor by completing all required fields contained on the Website (“Registration”); and (b) electronically agree to accept these Official Rules (“Rules”) (collectively, “Online Entry”).  

Mobile Entry: To enter via Mobile, Entrant must use a mobile phone to visit the mobile web-enabled Website at any time during the Sweepstakes Period and follow on-screen instructions provided to: (a) complete Registration; and (b) electronically agree to accept these Rules (collectively, “Mobile Entry”).  

QR Code: To enter via your mobile phone's web browser, Entrant must use a QR Code reader application on a web-enabled mobile phone/device to scan the QR Code.  Entrant must scan the QR code and navigate to the website during the Sweepstakes Period.  The QR Code can be found on a variety of online advertisements and print ads.   After scanning the QR code, Entrant will be routed to a website where and must follow on-screen instructions provided to: (a) complete Registration; and (b) electronically agree to accept these Rules (collectively, "QR Code Entry"). In order to scan QR codes, your mobile device must have a QR Code reader installed.

QR Code entry and its scanning capabilities may be limited and may not be available through all wireless carriers. Installation of a QR Reader is subject to your wireless phone's compatibility. Standard data rates from your carrier apply. Mobile web browsing capabilities may be limited and may not be available through all wireless carriers. For web browsing, a service contract with a wireless Internet or airtime provider may be required. Check with your service provider or refer to your service contract for complete details, availability and coverage and a description of applicable charges. Sponsor is not responsible for any QR Code reader website, download, claim or otherwise related to the entrant's attempt (successful or otherwise) to install a QR Code reader. Sponsor does not endorse any such QR Code reader or company products and any download is at the sole risk of the entrant.

On-Site Entry Form: Complete an on-site Sweepstakes entry form by hand printing your actual name and residential address (as they appear on your driver’s license or governmental identification) (no P.O. boxes), email address, telephone number, and date of birth, and deposit it as instructed.  Entry forms must be legible and completed in full to be valid. Machine duplicated or reproduced entries will not be accepted. Only one individual’s name may be on each entry form and only one entry form per person (collectively, the “On-Site Entry”).  Not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected, or illegible forms or human or other error that may occur in the receipt or processing of On-Site Entries.  All Entries become property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  On-Site Entries must be received by June 17, 2012.

“Entry” shall herein mean and refer to each Online, Mobile, QR Code, and On-Site Entry Form entry.

Additional Entries:  Entrants may receive up to two (2) additional Entries when electing to share the Sweepstakes.  By sharing, Entrants agree to allow Sponsor to post an update about the Sweepstakes on the social media pages selected.

Facebook: One (1) additional entry when you elect to Share the Sweepstakes on Facebook from the Facebook link on the Website.

Twitter: One (1) additional entry when you elect to Share the Sweepstakes on Twitter from the Twitter link on the Website.

There is a limit of a total of nine (9) Entries, regardless of the method of entry, and three (3) Instant Win Game plays per person/email address per day for the duration of the Sweepstakes Period.  Any Entrant who attempts to participate with multiple e-mail and/or street addresses, under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter multiple times in violation of applicable Entry limitations 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 Entrant.  In the event of a dispute over who submitted an Entry, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account provided in connection with the Entry, as of the actual time of Entry, will be deemed to be the Entrant.  The “authorized account subscriber” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address 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 submitted e-mail address.  A selected or potential winning “authorized account subscriber” may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the applicable Entry.

Instant Win Game and Instant Win Prizes: The Instant Win Game (“Game”) is an instant win game in which entrants click to scratch the game piece to reveal if they are an instant winner. There will be a total of 728 random, pre-determined computer-generated winning times in the Instant Win Game seeded over the course of the Sweepstakes Period.  If your entry is the first one received on or just after one of those predetermined times, you will be eligible to win the specific prize designated to that time, subject  to meeting the eligibility requirements provided herein, and will be notified immediately on screen. All entries are subject to verification, confirmation and compliance with these Official Rules.

Odds of winning an Instant Win Game Prize will depend on the time your entry is received and the total number of eligible entries received.  

Any attempt by any Entrant, or any other person, to obtain more than the stated number of Game Plays by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that person’s Game Plays and such person may be disqualified by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  Automated means of Entry/Game Play and/or Entry/Game Play which subverts the process by any means are prohibited and all such Entries and/or Game Plays will be void.

 

Instant Win Game Prizes:

PRIZE

QTY

APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)

AGGREGATE RETAIL VALUE

Hampton Farms in-shell peanut packs

200

$2.33

$466.00

Planters 16oz. Planters Dry Roasted Peanuts

200

$4.99

$998.00

PB&Co. 3-pack of peanut butter (flavored and crunchy)

200

$17.00

$3,400.00

Apple iPod® Nano

5

$129.00

$645.00

$25 Amazon Gift Card

25

$25.00

$625.00

Peanuts: Energy for the Good Life T-Shirt

74

$3.32

$245.68

Peanut Lovers Prize Pack

24

$24.87

$596.88

Totals

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$6976.56

Apple and iPod are trademarks of Apple, Inc. Apple is not a Sponsor of this Sweepstakes and has no obligation for the conduct of the Sweepstakes or the awarding of any prize.

The prizes awarded pursuant to this Sweepstakes shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the prize and the laws and regulations of the applicable winner’s jurisdiction of residence.  Please allow 8-10 weeks for delivery of prize.  

The total value of the Instant Win Prizes available to be won in this Sweepstakes is $6976.56 USD.

Winner Selection & Odds of Winning:  There will be two (2) Grand Prize Winners (each a “Grand Prize Winner” or “Winner”) determined by a random drawing from among all eligible entries received to be held on or about July 9, 2012 (“Drawing Date”) by representatives of Sponsor. All decisions of Sponsor are final and binding. All entries are subject to verification, confirmation and compliance with these Official Rules. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

Grand Prize:   There are two (2) different Grand Prizes that will be awarded (each a “Grand Prize”).  Winners will be randomly assigned one of the following:

  1. One (1) 2012 Ford® FocusTM. Color and options of car are sole discretion of sponsor or its promotion agencies. Titles, taxes, registration and insurance fees are responsibility of winner. Winner must possess a valid driver's license and may be required to show proof-of-insurance prior to taking delivery of prize. Winner may be subject to a background check. Upon receipt of any prize, Prize Winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations.  All federal, state and local taxes are solely the Grand Prize Winner’s responsibility. (ARV $20,500).

  1. One (1) Family vacation for up to four (4) to a domestic Six Flags® Theme Park of the Winner’s choice, which includes roundtrip airfare for up to four (4) from a major commercial airport nearest the winner’s home (as determined by Sponsor), hotel accommodations for one night (standard room, quadruple occupancy), and up to four (4) 2012 Six Flags® Daily General Admission Tickets.  Park tickets include a private guided tour for the group, lunch and dinner for 4, snack items, front of the line privileges, a souvenir photo, and preferred parking.  The winner will also receive $500 cash. (ARV $3996 USD).

Trip reservations are subject to availability and black-out dates.  Travel arrangements must be made a minimum of 60 days prior to travel, and the trip must be completed no later than December 31, 2012.  Winner and guests must travel on same itinerary.  Snack items vary per park.  All Six Flags Theme Park tickets are valid for the Six Flags 2012 operating season only; subject to all park rules and regulations. Additional transportation, meals, gratuities, taxes or any other expenses not expressly stated herein are the sole responsibility of the winner.  All guests must sign a liability and publicity release at least 30 days prior to departure to travel with Winner or guest will not be able to travel.  Winner is solely responsible for any and all federal, state and local taxes that apply to the Grand Prize.

Ford Motor Company or Sponsors make no warranty about the Grand Prize other than that expressed in its new vehicle limited warranty, a printed copy of which shall be furnished with the Grand Prize. Grand Prize Winner is solely responsible for vehicle registration, license, title, tag, taxes, emissions fees and insurance fees and for all costs and expenses not specifically included above, including, without limitation, all income, federal, state and local sales, luxury, use or other taxes, vehicle maintenance, and insurance costs. Color, package, factory options, and other prize specifics to be determined by Sponsor and are subject to availability. All other expenses not specifically identified in these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.  Grand Prize Winner must take possession of such prize no later than thirty (30) days after receiving notice that the Grand Prize is ready for pick up.  Grand Prize Winner must possess a valid driver’s license and may be required to show proof-of-insurance prior to taking ownership of Grand Prize.  Failure to provide these items may result in prize forfeiture and selection of an alternate winner. 

Taxes on and in connection with Grand Prize are the sole responsibility of Grand Prize Winner. Sponsor, or its designated agent, may issue a Form 1099 to Grand Prize Winner for the actual retail value of the Grand Prize, as required by law. Grand Prize is not transferable. No cash or other substitutions allowed except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. If the actual retail value of the Grand Prize is less than its stated MSRP or ARV, Grand Prize Winner will not receive the difference in value.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize of equal or greater value if an advertised Prize becomes unavailable.

Ford and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, shareholders, representatives, officers, directors, agents, and employees will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with the participation in this sweepstakes or any prize awarded, and have not offered or sponsored this sweepstakes in any way.  

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, shareholders, representatives, officers, directors, agents, and employees will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with the participation in this sweepstakes or any prize awarded, and have not offered or sponsored this sweepstakes in any way.  

Please allow 8-10 weeks for delivery of all available prizes.

The approximate retail value of ALL prizes available to be won in this Sweepstakes is $31,472.56 USD.

Winner Notification: Potential Grand Prize Winners will be notified by email, phone, and/or mail on or about the Drawing Date.  If a potential Winner of any Prize either declines a Prize, or does not respond to the potential prize notification within seven (7) calendar days of such notice, or is deemed ineligible to accept the Prize, an alternate Winner will be chosen in a subsequent random drawing to be held after the disqualification of the previous potential Winner. In order to receive any Prize, the winning Entrant will be required to complete and return to SPONSOR or its designated agent an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liabilities/Publicity Release Form, except where prohibited by law within seven (7) calendar days of notification. Failure to return the signed Affidavit and Release may result in forfeiture of the Prize, except where prohibited by law. All Prize awards are subject to verification eligibility as determined by SPONSOR in its sole discretion and strict compliance with these Official Rules.

General:   

A. Entrants agree to these Official Rules and to all decisions of Sponsor and/or Administrator, which are final and legally binding in all respects, and further agree that the Grand Prize will be awarded upon the condition that the Sweepstakes Entities and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, partners, principals, partnerships, employees or agents shall have no liability whatsoever and shall be held harmless for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind to persons or property, including death, sustained, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in connection with or resulting from acceptance, possession or use/misuse of Grand Prize, participation in this Sweepstakes, and participation in any Sweepstakes-related activities and further acknowledges that said parties have neither made, nor are in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any Prize, including but not limited to its merchantability, quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes and winning a Prize, Entrants agree that (1) under no circumstances will Entrant (or Entrant’s heirs) be permitted to obtain awards for, and ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN FOR ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES, (2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or Prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (3) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorney’s fees.

B. Any personal information collected will be subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy. By entering this Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees that Sponsor and/or Administrator have the right to contact Entrant by telephone, email or regular mail as set forth by these Official Rules. In the event of any discrepancy between Sponsor’s Privacy Policy and these Official Rules, the Privacy Policy will govern and control. For Sponsor’s on-line Privacy Policy, please visit http://nationalpeanutboard.org/PrivacyPolicy.

C. 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 Entrant's ability to participate and/or redeem the Grand Prize 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 Entrants to the fullest extent of the law.

D. The laws of the State of Georgia shall exclusively govern the Sweepstakes. By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees that Sponsor may use his/her name, likeness or photograph, without limitation, for Sweepstakes purposes without further consideration or payment, where permitted by law.

E.  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 provincial or state governmental authority), Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue or modify the Sweepstakes, as applicable, or to disqualify any Entrants residing in any affected geographic areas, as applicable. In such event, Sponsor shall have no liability to any Entrants who are disqualified due to such an action.

F. ANY WARRANTIES ACCOMPANYING THE GRAND PRIZE ARE THOSE EXPRESSED SOLELY BY THE VEHICLE’S MANUFACTURER.  SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT AS REGARDS TO ANY PRIZE.  AS SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, ENTRANTS SOULD CHECK THEIR LOCAL LAWS TO LEARN IF ANY OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO THEM.

Request for Winners List and Official Rules: For Official Rules and/or the Winners List (available after July 31, 2012), send a self-addressed stamped envelope by August 15, 2012 to: Peanuts Energize Your World Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 94079, Atlanta, GA  30377, USA. Residents of Vermont may omit return postage on rules requests.


Sponsor: National Peanut Board 2839 Paces Ferry Road, Suite 210 Atlanta, GA 30339 is the Sponsor of this Sweepstakes.  

Ford and Focus are trademarks of Ford Motor Company.

SIX FLAGS and all related indicia are trademarks of Six Flags Theme Parks Inc.®, TM and © 2012.