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Winn Dixie Tailgating with the Seminoles: Contest Rules

Official Rules

Winn-Dixie – Tailgating with the Gators and the Seminoles Sweepstakes – Presented by Nabisco



  1. HERE’S HOW TO ENTER: There are three ways to enter the Winn-Dixie Tailgating with the Gators and the Seminoles Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”), beginning 12:00:01 AM Central Time (“CT”) August 27, 2014 and ending 11:59:59 PM CT November 11, 2014 (“Sweepstakes Period”):

    1. ELECTRONIC ENTRY: You will automatically receive one entry into the Sweepstakes for every two participating tailgating products you purchase in a single store visit when you scan your Winn-Dixie Customer Reward Card with magnetic stripe and/or its associated key fob at any participating Winn-Dixie Store during the Sweepstakes Period. Participating brands will be posted at during the Sweepstakes Period.

      If you do not have a Winn-Dixie Customer Reward Card, you may apply for a free one at the Customer Service Desk at any Winn-Dixie Store location. No purchase is necessary to obtain a card. Sponsor (as defined in Section 2) and Sponsor Affiliates do not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, including, but not limited to, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, printing errors, lost / delayed / garbled data or transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer line or network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof. Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates are not responsible for electronic network, scanner or computer hardware or software malfunction and/or transmission failure, loss or delayed or corrupted data transmissions, or any technical or human failures, errors or difficulties of any kind.

    2. ENTER ONLINE: Visit or or connect to the entry site via any other website promoting the Sweepstakes. Access the Sweepstakes entry page, complete the online entry form and submit so that it is received by 11:59:59 PM CT on November 11, 2014. Limit one online entry per valid e-mail address per eligible person per day. Multiple online entries for any one person/email address will void all but the initial entry for that day. No automated entries permitted. Any attempt by a person to use multiple email accounts or identities to gain more entries than permitted by these Official Rules shall result in disqualification at the discretion of the Sponsor.

    All online entry data will be emailed to a determined person at each of the participating Universities. All online entries received by the entry period end date will be added to the list of eligible entries for that drawing period. All entries will continue to be put in the drawing selection each period if not selected in a previous drawing.

  2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is only open to legal U.S. residents residing in Florida who are 21 years of age or older at time of entry, and if registered by a Winn-Dixie Customer Reward Card, such persons have the minimum required information on file which includes first and last name and phone number with area code. Employees of Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc. (“Sponsor”), any of the participating brands and their agencies, University of Florida and Florida State University Athletic Departments, any of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotion agencies or other individuals engaged in the development, production, or distribution of promotion materials (collectively, “Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates”) and each of their immediate family members (mother, father, sister, brother, husband, wife, daughter, son, step-father, step-mother, step-daughter, step-son, step-brother, step-sister, half-brother, half-sister) and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate or win. This Sweepstakes is void outside of Florida and where prohibited or restricted by law.

  3. RANDOM DRAWINGS: At approximately 1:00 pm CT on each of the drawing dates listed below, representatives will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible online entries received by each received-by date to select Finalist and First Prize winners.

    Winn Dixie will randomly select one hundred (100) entry names per entry period and then send fifty (50) names to each of the Universities. From this selection, the University of Florida and Florida State University will each select ten (10) winners, each receiving (2) game tickets and two (2) hospitality tickets to the entry period’s games. Non-winning online and electronic entries will be carried forward for subsequent drawings, if any. Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible online and electronic entries (combined) received by each received-by date set forth below.

    Drawing # Entry Periods Entry Received-by Dates Drawing Dates
    1 8/27/2014 – 8/31/2014 8/31/2014 9/2/2014
    2 9/1/2014 – 9/28/2014 9/28/2014 9/29/2014
    3 9/29/2014 – 11/2/2014 11/2/2014 11/3/2014
    4 10/3/2014 – 11/11/2014 11/11/2014 11/17/2014

    Drawing #1 will award Finalist and First Prizes for the following games: the Gators 9/6/2014 and 9/13/2014; the Seminoles 9/6/2014 and 9/20/2014.

    Drawing #2 will award Finalist and First Prizes for these games: the Gators 10/11/2014 and 10/18/2014; the Seminoles and 10/4/2014 and 10/18/2014.

    Drawing #3 will award Finalist and First Prizes for these games: the Gators 11/15/2014 and 11/22/2014; the Seminoles 11/8/2014 and 11/22/2014.

    Drawing #4 will award the Grand Prizes for the 11/29/2014 FL State vs. Florida game.

    All names to be included in the drawing by the representative at Florida State University should be emailed to Lindsay Sparling:

    All names to be included in the drawing per period by the representative at the University of Florida should be emailed to


    First Prize: The twenty (20) First Prize winners selected for each game (10 from each school) will receive a prize consist of two (2) game tickets and two (2) hospitality passes to the game for which the winner was drawn. ARV of the First Prize is $280.

    Grand Prize: Ten (10) Grand Prize winners will be selected from among all eligible entries received during the entire Sweepstakes Period. Each Grand Prize will consist of two (2) game tickets and two (2) passes to a pre-game hospitality tent for the 2014 FL-FLA STATE Game to be held on November 29, 2014 at Florida State. The ARV of each Grand Prize is $310.

    Transportation to/from games is not included with prize. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize (or portion of the prize) with a prize of comparable or greater value if the prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason.

  5. WINNER NOTIFICATION/VERIFICATION: The potential winners will be notified by phone (at the phone numbers listed on winning entries) within 24 hours of random drawing. If the potential winner is not available, or no one answers the phone, Sponsor reserves the right to contact an alternate winner and the first potential winner will forfeit the prizes. In the event a potential winner indicates over the phone that he/she is not eligible, the Sponsor reserves the right to pick an alternate winner. Potential winners will be given directions over the phone on how to claim their prizes. If a winner does not claim prize as directed, such prize will be forfeited and will not be re-awarded in this contest and will remain the sole property of Sponsor or Sponsor Affiliates. Grand and First Prize winners may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and (where legal) Publicity Release prior to receipt of a prize. Winners are responsible for any and all federal, state and local taxes, if applicable. Limit one (1) First Prize per person (only the first chronologically won prize will be awarded).

  6. GENERAL RULES: Any winner of prizes valued at $600 or more will be required to supply Sponsor with his/her social security number for tax purposes and will be issued an IRS 1099 Form for the value of the prize(s). The Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or violates the Official Rules. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. All aspects of the prizes are nontransferable and no substitutions are allowed except at the Sponsor’s or Sponsor Affiliate’s sole discretion. Prizes must be used on dates specified by Sponsor or Sponsor Affiliate or prize will be forfeited; dates are subject to change. In the event a game is cancelled for reasons out of Sponsor’s or Sponsor Affiliate’s control, Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. No cash equivalent or exchange of prizes is permitted (except at the Sponsor’s or Sponsor Affiliate’s sole discretion). By participating in this Sweepstakes, all entrants hereby agree and each entrant hereby remises, releases and forever discharges and agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and the Sponsor Affiliates from any and all liability, claims, actions, and damages sustained or incurred by participation in the Sweepstakes and the receipt and use of any prize(s) awarded (if any) arising in any manner whatsoever, including but not limited to an act or omission, whether negligent, intentional or otherwise caused by Sponsor or Sponsor Affiliates. Neither the Sponsor nor the Sponsor Affiliates make any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of the prizes including, without limitation, quality, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The winners, in accepting their prizes, consent to the use of their names, addresses (city, state), photographs and likenesses for purposes of advertising, trade and promoting in any and all media on behalf of the Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates, without further compensation, except where prohibited by law. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the promotion, then Sponsor and Sponsor Affiliates reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and in such event, to select the winners by random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to such time of cancellation, termination or suspension. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. If due to a printing, technical or other error, or if any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes, as set forth in these Official Rules, to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes (not yet awarded) by a random drawing from among all legitimate eligible prize claimants in that category. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an online participant, the online entry will be assigned to the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet Access Provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business or educational institution) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. All entries become property of Sponsor.

  7. GOVERNING LAW & VENUE: The Florida Courts (State & Federal) shall have sole jurisdiction of any controversies regarding the Sweepstakes, and the laws of the state of Florida shall govern the same. Each Sweepstakes entrant waives any and all objections to jurisdiction and hereby irrevocably submits to the venue of those courts within the county of Duval, Florida.

  8. WINNERS LIST/RULES REQUEST: To receive a winners list and/or request a copy of the official rules (please specify which), mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope by March 31, 2014, to:

    Winn-Dixie Tailgate with the Seminoles Sweepstakes Winners/Rules:
    Seminole IMG Sports Marketing
    403 Stadium Drive West
    Tallahassee, FL 32306

    and the Gators Sweepstakes Winners/Rules:
    Gator IMG Sports Marketing
    4798 New Broad Street
    Suite # 110
    Orlando, FL 32814

  9. SPONSOR: Winn-Dixie Stores, Inc., 5050 Edgewood Court, Jacksonville, FL 32254.

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