Cassano’s Pizza “70th Anniversary” Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR VIEWING IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND SHALL ONLY BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
I. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Cassano’s Pizza “70th Anniversary” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on December 1, 2022 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on May 31, 2023 (the “Entry Period”). The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Cassano’s Inc. 1700 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering, OH 45429 (the “Sponsor” and “Prize Supplier”). The official clock for purposes of the Sweepstakes is the computer of the Sponsor.
II. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open solely to all legal United States residents of the state of Ohio that are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Officers, directors and employees of the Sponsor, and any of their respective parent companies, affiliates, franchisees, licensees, distributors, suppliers, subsidiaries, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies, persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for this Sweepstakes, and Compliance Sweepstakes Services (collectively, the “Released Parties”) and the immediate family members (defined as spouse, parents, grandparents, children, grandchildren, siblings, – whether biological, adopted, step or in-law) of such individuals, or persons living in the same household as such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Void where prohibited.
III. HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: An individual will be deemed a participant (“Participant”) in the Sweepstakes if he/she is eligible and enter the Sweepstakes during the Entry Period using at least one (1) of two (2) methods of entry described below:
1.) Participants may enter the Sweepstakes by purchasing a Cassano’s XL Deluxe Pizza at regular menu price from any participating Cassano’s Pizza retail location. Participants will need to provide their full name, mailing address, and phone number for call-in orders, and will need to provide their full name and phone number for in-store orders. Each valid entry will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
2.) Participants can enter the Sweepstakes by hand printing on a 3”x 5” card: “Cassano’s Pizza 70th Anniversary” Sweepstakes, their full name, mailing address, and phone number. Insert the card in a standard business-size envelope, with hand written return address (including Participant first name and last name) and mailing address on front of the envelope, and mail to: Cassano’s Pizza “70th Anniversary” Sweepstakes, 326 Thornell Road CBX-70 Pittsford, NY 14534. Each valid mail-in entry will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry. All mail-in entries must include all requested information and format (as stated above) to be considered a valid entry. Bulk shipments (multiple entries in one shipping package) will not be accepted, and will be destroyed. Limit one (1) mail-in entry per envelope. Mail-in entries need to be postmarked between December 1, 2022 and May 31, 2023, and must be received no later than June 5, 2023.
Limit – Twenty (20) total Sweepstakes entries per person per month (during the Entry Period) regardless of method of entry. By entering the Sweepstakes, each Participant certifies they have read and agree with these Official Rules. Entries received (or postmarked by) as of the end of each month during the Entry Period are eligible for the respective random monthly drawing. All required information must be completed to enter and to be eligible to win. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any and all entries of a Participant that Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with, influence or impair the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of this Sweepstakes. The use of automated entry devices is prohibited and no mechanically reproduced entries are allowed; all such entries are void. Mail-in entries must be original; no photo copies, facsimiles or reproductions of a mail-in entry will be accepted. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, illegible, incorrect, damaged, delayed, garbled, unintelligible, undelivered, misdirected or postage-due registrations, entries or mail, which will be disqualified. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
IV. PERSONAL INFORMATION / OPT-IN: By entering the Sweepstakes, Participant consents for the Sponsor to obtain, use, and transfer your name, address and other information for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes; the information that you provide in connection with the entry process will be used by Sponsor and Administrator only, and will not be sold or provided to another company.
V. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: If for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including, without limitation, due to infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, fire, flood, storm, or other natural cataclysm, riot, strike, civil commotion, pandemic, health crisis, government regulation, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion, in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the prize(s) using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of or after (if applicable) this termination or suspension date. Any person who supplies false information, obtains entries by fraudulent means or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these Official Rules in an attempt to obtain any prize will forfeit any prize won and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any incomplete, incorrect, or inaccurate information, whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion or by any technical or human error. Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. The Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer (or any information/material stored therein) relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO 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, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
VI. PRIZES: There will be one (1) Grand Prize and twenty (20) First Prizes available to be awarded. . The Grand Prize winner will receive a $20,000 cash award (to be awarded as a check). The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $20,000. Each First Prize winner will receive a $2,500 cash award (to be awarded as a check). The ARV of each First Prize is $2,500. The Total Prize pool is valued at $70,000.
VII. PRIZE WINNER SELECTION: The First Prize winners will be selected from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period, in a series of monthly random drawings, by Compliance Sweepstakes Services (the “Administrator”), an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and not subject to challenge and/or appeal in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a prize will depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the respective monthly drawing. Each random monthly drawing will occur on or about the 10th of each month from the eligible Sweepstakes entries received (or postmarked by) during the previous month. There will be four (4) First Prize winner selected each month for the months of December 2022 thru April 2023. The Grand Prize winner will be selected, by the Administrator, from among all eligible entries received (or postmarked) between May 1, 2023 and May 31, 2023, in a random drawing on or about June 10, 2023. The Grand Prize Winner and each First Prize winner (each a “Prize Winner”) will be notified by telephone. Upon initial notification and verification of the respective prize winner, confirmation will be sent to the prize winner via email, or other home delivery service of Sponsor’s choice.
VIII. PRIZE TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Prize Winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Prize Winner will be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity and IRS W9 form and provide proof of identity (collectively, the “Prize Acceptance Release”), and return it within seven (7) days of written notification or the prize may be forfeited and an alternate potential winner selected, time-permitting. If a prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to a potential winner, if potential winner cannot be reached within three (3) calendar days from the first notification attempt, if potential winner fails to return requisite document within the specified time period, and/or if a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected for the prize at issue. To claim a prize, you will be required to provide your correct full-name, mailing address, date of birth, telephone number and/or e-mail address. The Prize Acceptance Release is subject to verification by Sponsor and all potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded.
The Sponsor and Released Parties have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize awarded and specifically disclaim all such warranties, including, without limitation, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The prize is awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND either expressed or implied. A prize may not be sold, traded, or commissioned, and is not exchangeable or transferable except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prize details and availability are subject to change. There are no substitutions unless specified by the Sponsor. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute any prize (or prize component) with another prize (or prize component) of equal or greater value. Sweepstakes Administrator is not the supplier or guarantor of any prize. Prize may be fulfilled by a third party. The Sponsor and Released Parties are not in any way responsible or liable for damages resulting from shipping and handling, loss, use or misuse of any prize awarded in this Sweepstakes.
Prize Winner will be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and for any other fees or costs associated with the prize they receive. The stated “ARV” of the prizes is based on available information provided to Sponsor, and any difference in ARV at the time of awarding will not be awarded, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Prize Winner will be required to provide Sponsor with a valid social security number (as the ARV of the prize is equal or greater than $600) before the prize will be awarded for tax reporting purposes. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued in the name of the respective Prize Winner for the total ARV of the respective prize, as stated above, in the calendar year the prize was won. All properly claimed prizes will be awarded.
Each prize winner’s acceptance of a prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for the Sponsor to use the winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice and address (city and state) for any and all public relations, advertising and/or promotional purposes as determined by Sponsor, in all forms of media and by all manners (now and hereafter known), in perpetuity, without notice, consent, review or approval or further compensation. The prize winner understands and agrees that the Prize ceremony may be videotaped/photographed. Rights to any Prize ceremony video/photo belong solely to the Sponsor and can be used in any media at their sole discretion.
IX. MODIFICATION: In no event will Sponsor be obligated to award more prizes than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules. If for any reason Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is no longer capable of running as intended by these Official Rules for any reason whatsoever, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend, postpone, delay or modify the Sweepstakes, in whole or in part, including, but not limited to, any occurrences described in Section V above, or any other causes which may corrupt or impair the integrity, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. If Sponsor determines that more prize claims are submitted or more prize notices are distributed than the number of prizes offered in these Official Rules, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor. For example, Sponsor may select a winner in a random drawing from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment or conducted a random drawing among all prize claimants, and neither Sponsor, the Administrator nor any of the Released Parties shall have any further liability to any Participant in connection with the Sweepstakes.
X. RELEASES: All Participants, as a condition of participation in this Sweepstakes, agree to indemnify, release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Released Parties, and each of their respective designees and assigns and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, from and against any and all liability, claims, damages, injuries or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with: (a) participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, while preparing for, participating in and/or traveling to or from any prize or Sweepstakes-related activity, including, without limitation, any injury, damage, death, loss or accident to person or property; (b) the receipt, ownership, possession, use or misuse of any prize awarded or; (c) any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement of offering of any prize. Participants further acknowledge that the Sponsor and Released Parties make no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize. In no event will Sponsor or Released Parties, its affiliates or their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, whether direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or other damages. Prize Winner bears all risk of loss or damage to his/her respective prize immediately upon receipt.
XII. OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES REQUEST: For a copy of these Official Rules, send a request specifying Official Rules along with a self-addressed, stamped envelope postmarked by May 31, 2023 and received by June 5, 2023 and mail to: Compliance/Cassano’s Pizza “70th Anniversary” Sweepstakes Official Rules, Box 469, Stonington, CT 06378.
XIII. WINNER LIST REQUEST: To request confirmation of the name and city/state of residence for the winners, please send a self-addressed, stamped business size envelope, by July 14, 2023, to: Compliance / Cassano’s Pizza “70th Anniversary” Sweepstakes Winners List, Box 469, Stonington, CT 06378. Requests that are incomplete, or received after July 14, 2023, will not be acknowledged or returned.
XIV. SPONSOR: Cassano’s Inc. 1700 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering, OH 45429.
XV. ADMINISTRATOR: Compliance Sweepstakes Services, Box 469, Stonington, CT 06378