Anheuser Busch InBev International
Norwegian Cruise Line World Cup Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States, including DC, and Canada (excluding Quebec), who are 21 years of age or older, at time of entry. Entrants must have a valid passport/international travel documents, or be willing to obtain such documents at entrant’s own expense if the entrant should be chosen as the Grand Prize Winner. Employees of Anheuser-Busch InBev International (“Sponsor”), NCL (Bahamas) Ltd. , and their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising or promotional agencies, wholesale distributors and all retail licensees, together with their immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, and children) and persons living in the same households as any of those employees are not eligible to participate in this promotion. This sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.
2. PROMOTION PERIOD: Sweepstakes begins on March 16, 2014 and ends on April 26, 2014 (the “Promotion Period”).
3. HOW TO ENTER: There are two ways to enter. On board any of Norwegian’s ships offering the Promotion, when you purchase a Bucket of Budweiser during the Promotion Period, you will receive one Entry card. Entry cards will be distributed while supplies last. Simply complete the required contact information on your Entry Card, and return it to your Bar Server or Bartender that issued the Entry Card. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, incomplete, damaged, mutilated or misdirected certificate codes. You may also enter during the Promotion Period without making a purchase, by hand printing your first and last name, mailing address, telephone number, date of birth, and e-mail address on an Entry Card. All Entry Cards must be returned to the Bar Server or Bartender that issued the Entry Card. Sponsor will not contact entrants who are not a potential winner. No photocopies, facsimiles or mechanical reproductions of cards permitted. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, stolen, or mutilated entries or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
4. VERIFICATION: Entry cards will be void which are found to be mutilated, illegible, altered, counterfeit, tampered, failed at any validation test, or obtained through unauthorized channels, as determined by Sponsor in its sole judgment. Only the stated number of potential prizes will be awarded. In the event of a printing or other error, Sponsor may terminate promotion entirely or conduct a random drawing among those holding winning Entry cards to award the advertised number of prizes as stated in these official rules. Liability for defective Entry card is limited to replacement, while supplies last.
5. PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded. One (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about April 30, 2014 from among eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Grand prize is a trip for winner and one (1) guest to the 2014 FIFA World Cup soccer match in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Travel Dates: July 3, 2014 – July 6, 2014. Package includes (i) round trip international coach class air transportation for two (2) from an airport near winner’s residence, (ii) three (3) nights accommodations at the AB InBev base camp hotel at Pestana Rio Atlantico (double occupancy), (iii) ground transportation of airport transfers upon arrival and match transfers; and (iv) two (2) tickets to the game. Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of Grand Prize is $11,200.00. The actual value may vary depending upon points of departure and destination and fare fluctuations. If the actual value turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. All expenses not specifically included, including but not limited to any taxes or expenses as set forth, are the sole responsibility of Winner. Winner must travel on dates specified by Sponsor, or may forfeit prize. Selected airline and hotel are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. If the game is postponed or cancelled for any reason after travel is arranged, balance of trip will be awarded in full satisfaction of prize, and no additional prize will be awarded. Winner must give Sponsor at least 30 days advance notice to book travel. Certain restrictions and blackout dates apply and exact travel dates and arrangements subject to availability.
Failure to communicate with Sponsor during prize verification process, return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable, if Sponsor is unable to contact the potential winner after reasonable effort, or failure of potential winner to respond within three days of first attempted notification, will result in forfeiture of prize and selection of an alternate winner.
Winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release, except where prohibited, within ten (10) days of notification before Grand Prize is awarded. If the winner fails to return the affidavit of eligibility within ten (10) days or if winner is deemed to be ineligible, the appropriate prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected from all eligible entries received. Canadian winners will be required to correctly answer a skills testing question as a condition of being awarded a prize.
This promotion is governed by the laws of the United States and Canada, and all federal, state, provincial, and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor in its sole discretion reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize become unavailable. Sponsor’s determinations regarding the awarding of prize is final.
6. PRIZE WINNER: A winner’s travel companion must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older. Winner and travel companion must travel together on the same itinerary and possess all required travel documents, including visas and valid passports, if and as applicable. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name and/or likeness by Sponsor for purposes of advertising, editorial and trade purposes without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, winner represents that he/she has complied with all rules of this promotion and agrees to release Sponsor, Anheuser-Busch InBev, International, NCL (Bahamas) Ltd., and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors and employees, crew members, media partners, printers of promotional material, promotional material suppliers, and advertising, promotion, wholesale distributors, retail licensees, and other coordinating agencies involved in the promotion from any and all liability for injuries, losses, or damages of any kind sustained in connection with the use, acceptance, possession or awarding of prize or participation in any prize or related activities. Winner further acknowledges that Sponsor has not made, and is not liable or responsible for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including, but not limited to, its quality, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose.
In compliance with United States Internal Revenue Service regulations, the Sponsor will send a Form 1099 to any winner receiving a prize valued in excess of $600 (USD), which requires disclosure to the Sponsor of the winner’s social security number. The winner remains solely responsible for paying all federal and other taxes in accordance with the laws that apply in your state of residence.
7. GENERAL: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final, binding, and conclusive in all respects. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes should a virus, bugs or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Sweepstakes. In such event, the prize may be awarded by random drawing from among eligible entries received up to the date/time of corruption or modification, to the extent feasible. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, or misdirected entries; computer system, phone line, electronic equipment, computer hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors; or failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections. Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS 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 PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
8. CLAIMS/CHOICE OF LAW: (a) Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in connection with this Sweepstakes and in no event will entrant be permitted to obtain attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (b) under no circumstances will an entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrants hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and hereby waives all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Florida, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and all proceedings shall take place in that State. All participants who enter the Sweepstakes agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Florida and agree to waive the right to a jury trial with respect to any claim or dispute with regard to any aspect of the Sweepstakes or Official Rules.
9. WINNER INFORMATION: For winner information send a self-addressed envelope by June 28, 2014 to Anheuser Busch InBev International, Att. Miriam Metzger, Am Deich 18/19, 28199 Bremen Germany.
10. SPONSOR: The sponsor of this promotion is Anheuser Busch InBev International.