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 “65th Anniversary” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 1, 2018 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on April 30, 2019 (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.
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 65th Anniversary” Sweepstakes, their full name, mailing address, and phone number. The 3″by 5” card must be mailed in a standard business-size #10 envelope to: Cassano’s Pizza “65th Anniversary” Sweepstakes, PO Box 962, Macedon, NY 14502. Mail-in entries need to be postmarked between June 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019, and must be received no later than May 7, 2019. Limit one (1) entry card per outer stamped mailing envelope. Each valid mail-in entry will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.
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. 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 tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, fire, flood, storm, or other natural cataclysm, riot, strike, civil commotion, 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.
There will be one (1) Grand Prize and twelve (12) First Prizes available to be awarded. . The Grand Prize winner will receive the 2018 Cassano’s Pizza “65th Anniversary” Corvette. The Corvette will be displayed at various locations during the Entry Period. The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $55,000. The Grand Prize winner will have the option of accepting the aforementioned Corvette, or a $30,000 cash award. Vehicle color, options and equipment will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Grand Prize winner must provide proof of valid insurance and a valid driver’s license to take delivery and must take delivery at the location designated by Sponsor within thirty (30) days from the date of acceptance of the prize. The Grand Prize winner will be solely responsible for all vehicle title, license and registration fees, additional equipment, all federal, state and local taxes, insurance, gasoline, vehicle maintenance and for all costs associated with any available upgrade/option not provided with the prize vehicle and any other expenses related to the acceptance and use of the prize not specified. Once the winner accepts delivery, the winner assumes all responsibilities associated with the car. Vehicle awarded may differ from any vehicle shown in Sweepstakes materials; all promotional graphics on the Corvette will be removed. Each First Prize winner will receive one (1) Smart Watch and “Free Pizza for a Year” (awarded as 12 certificates each good for 1 large Pepperoni pizza). The ARV of each First Prize is $456. The Total Prize pool is valued at $60,472.
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 one (1) First Prize winner selected each month during the Entry Period; only exception is the December random monthly drawing (from November entries) where there will be two (2) First Prize winners selected. Each First Prize winner will be notified by telephone or USPS mail. Upon initial notification and verification of the prize winner, confirmation will be sent to the prize winner via email, or other home delivery service of Sponsor’s choice. Once each First Prize winner has been confirmed, he/she will receive their prize and will be invited to attend the Cassano’s Pizza 65th Anniversary Celebration in June 2019 (at a date and location determined by the Sponsor) and receive an entry to be eligible to win the Grand Prize.
At the Cassano’s Pizza 65th Anniversary Celebration, each First Prize winner attending the Cassano’s Pizza 65th Anniversary Celebration will receive a Cassano Pizza box with a card inside. There will be one (1) card which states “You are the Grand Prize Winner” and eleven (11) cards that state “you did not win”. Each respective monthly winner will select a Cassano Pizza box (in the order of the month he/she won the First Prize) until all twelve (12) First Prize Winners have received a box. Each one of the twelve (12) First Prize winners will simultaneously open his/her respective box to determine the Grand Prize winner. The Participant that has the “You are the Grand Prize Winner” card in his/her box will be deemed the Grand Prize winner.
VIII. PRIZE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Each prize winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. All prize winners will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (collectively, the “Prize Acceptance Release”), and return it within ten (10) days of written notification or the prize may be forfeited and an alternate potential winner selected. 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, time-permitting. To claim a prize, the prize winner will be required to provide correct full-name, mailing address, date of birth, telephone number and e-mail address. The Prize Acceptance Release is subject to verification by Sponsor and each potential winner is 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, transferable, or redeemable for cash 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. Each 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. The Grand 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 Grand 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.
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.
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, except for any manufacturer’s warranty as may be included with the 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. Each Prize Winner bears all risk of loss or damage to his/her respective prize immediately upon receipt.
XI. GOVERNING LAW/DISPUTES
By participating, Participants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which are final and binding in all respects. Except where prohibited by law, Participants agree that (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, or the determination of the Prize Winner, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Consumer Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards made pursuant to such arbitration shall be limited to actual out-of- pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees or legal costs; (c) under no circumstances will an Participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; and (d) judgment upon the arbitrator’s award may be entered in any competent court or application may be made to any competent court for judicial acceptance of such award and an order of enforcement. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Participants, Sponsor, or the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Ohio without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Ohio or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Ohio.
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 4/30/19 and received by 5/7/19 and mail to: Compliance/Cassano’s Pizza “65th Anniversary” Sweepstakes Official Rules, 44 Flanders Road, 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 June 30, 2019, to: Compliance / Cassano’s Pizza “65th Anniversary” Sweepstakes Winners List, 44 Flanders Road, Stonington, CT 06378. Requests that are incomplete, or received after June 30, 2019, will not be acknowledged or returned.
Cassano’s Inc. 1700 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering, OH 45429.
Compliance Sweepstakes Services, 44 Flanders Road., Stonington, CT 06378