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Contest Rules & Policies

Entry Requirements – Purchase one half-gallon of EDY’S GRAND SEMINOLES ICE CREAM or any other half gallon of Edy’s in order to enter contest. One flavor name entry per purchase. No limit on number of entries as long as an original cash register receipt with UPC written on it accompanies the contest entry form. One entry per envelope. On the entry form or a 3X5 card, print your name, address, telephone number, your suggested flavor name, and a brief explanation (less than 30 words) of why you think your flavor name captures the spirit of your team.

Mail FSU Entries to:

Edy’s Grand Ice Cream ‘Name the Flavor’ Contest

c/o Seminoles Athletic Marketing

P.O. Box 2195

Tallahassee, FL 32316-2195

Judging Criteria – If more than one entrant submits the identical name, the name with the earlier postmark will be considered. Submissions will be judged based on the following criteria:

  • Creativity of name (40%)
  • Appropriateness of flavor name with team flavor combination (for FSU, the flavor combination consists of chocolate and caramel ice creams with caramel swirls with caramel filled chocolaty footballs) (20%)
  • Appropriateness of flavor name with team name, colors, mascot, song, etc… (40%)
  • Top names will be reviewed to determine legal availability for trademark usage on ice cream
  • Winners for each school will be highest scoring legally available name. In case of tie, tied entries will be rejudged based on creativity of submission.

    Contest Duration – the contest will begin on September 1, 2000. All submissions must be received no later than October 31, 2000 to be eligible for the contest.

    Prizes – prizes will be awarded as follows and have a total retail value of $11,150:

  • Grand Prizes (2) – For FSU winner, one pair of tickets to the 2001 FSU football season home games and two Deluxe Gift Bags (Approximate Retail Value $1,055).
  • First Prizes (20) – Ten first prizes for FSU winners consisting of a pair tickets to a single 2001 season FSU football game (specific game TBD by sponsor) and 2 Gift Bags (Approximate Retail Value $615).
  • Transportation, parking and other expenses are not included in prizes and are the sole responsibility of the winners. Winners are responsible for all taxes on prizes. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes except at discretion of sponsor for a prize of equal or greater value.

    Entrant Eligibility – Entrants must be 18 years of age or older and must be residents of Florida. Employees of Edy’s Grand Ice Cream, its distributors and affiliates, Florida State University, Seminole Athletics Marketing, Host Communications/USA Collegiate and their immediate families are ineligible. Void where taxed, prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local regulations apply.

    Winner Notification – All winners will be notified by mail no later than 11/30/00. Additionally, Winners will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability release within 7 business days. If the affidavit and release are not returned within the required timeframe, the prize will be awarded to the next runner up. Grand Prize winners will be announced via radio game broadcasts of each school as well as in-stadium via Public Announcer and Jumbotron advertisement.

    Winners (Grand and 1st prize) will be announced on the following websites: www.Edy’s.com and www.seminoles.com. For a list of FSU winners, send a SASE after December 15, 2000 to Edy’s Grand Ice Cream ‘Name the Flavor’ Contest, c/o Seminoles Athletic Marketing, P.O. Box 2195, Tallahassee, FL 32316-2195.

    Important Information: By participating, entrants agree a)to the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and judges, which shall be final in all respects; and b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, its affiliated companies, advertising agencies, distributors and agents, FSU, and their respective directors and employees from all claims or damages arising out of their participation in the contest and the acceptance, use or misuse of a prize.

    By submitting an entry, each entrant acknowledges and agrees that the entry is the original work of the entrant and becomes the sole and exclusive property of the Sponsor, with the right to edit, modify, publish, broadcast, publicize, market the submitted ice cream flavor name or otherwise use in any way the entry, the entrant’s name or likeness without further compensation to the entrant, whether or not judged a winner. By accepting a prize, winners agree to the broadcasting and publication of their names in the manner set forth in the “Winner Notification” section above. Not responsible for lost, damaged, illegible, incomplete or misdirected entries.

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