BLUE BUFFALO COMPANY BLUE VACATION GETAWAY Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES WHO LIVE, WORK OR ATTEND SCHOOL WITHIN A FORTY (40) MILE RADIUS OF A PETS PLUS NATURAL LOCATIONS IN NJ AND PA. MUST BE AGE EIGHTEEN (18) OR OLDER TO ENTER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
1. How to Enter. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. The Blue Vacation Getaway (the “Sweepstakes”) sponsored by Blue Buffalo Company (“Sponsor”) begins on July 1, 2017 and ends on July 31, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). To enter, fill out an entry form with your name, date of birth, address and telephone number/email address and deposit the entry form at a Pets Plus Natural store location in New Jersey or Pennsylvania (list of locations attached) during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor is not liable for lost, late, misdirected or illegible entries.
Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes participant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding.
2. Eligibility. Open only to legal residents of the United States who live, work or attend school within a forty (40) mile radius of a Pets Plus Natural location in New Jersey or Pennsylvania who are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, Pets Plus Natural, their affiliates, any subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, distributors, and individual retail licensees and the immediate family members (meaning spouses, parents, siblings, children and their respective spouses) and members of the households of the foregoing individuals are not eligible. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
3. Winner Selection and Notification. The potential winner will be selected in a random drawing by Sponsor or its designee on or about August 11, 2017 from among all eligible entries received in accordance with the entry procedure set forth in Section 1 above.
The winner will be notified by email and/or telephone number at the email address/telephone number he/she provided on the in-store entry form and must respond to the notification within one (1) week. Winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release, and, where lawful, a publicity release, within five (5) days of the date of issuance or prize will be forfeited.
If a winner is a minor in his/her state of residence, the prize may be awarded in the name of, or to, winner’s parent or legal guardian who must execute all documents and agree to all obligations of winner, both on behalf of him/herself and on behalf of the winner, or prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner.
A prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected at random from the remaining eligible entries and confirmed in accordance with these Official Rules (i) if a selected prize winner cannot be reached within one (1) week following the initial notification attempt or if winner (or his/her parent or legal guardian) does not sign and return the above documents within five (5) days, (ii) in the event of non-compliance with any of the requirements of these Official Rules, (iii) if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable or (iv) if a selected winner refuses the prize or is otherwise ineligible to receive the prize.4. One (1) Prize: One (1) winner will receive (i) $2,500 in the form of a travel agency gift certificate (travel agency selected by Sponsor) to be used towards a trip of his or her choice and (ii) one $500 American Express (or equivalent) gift card. Winner responsible for any trip-related costs that exceed the $2,500 voucher and $500 gift card.
Once trip is booked, any changes, substitutions or cancellations shall be in accordance with travel agency or carrier/hotel policies. Lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates will not be replaced. Winner’s guest(s) must be at least eighteen (18) years of age or winner must be the parent or legal guardian of the guest(s). Winner and his/her guest(s) are responsible for obtaining all necessary and required travel documents.
Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of Prize: $3,000. Actual value will depend on trip location and options selected but shall not exceed $3,000.
No prize substitution or cash redemption, except in Sponsor’s discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in its sole discretion. Prize is not transferable.
All expenses not specified in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, taxes of any kind (whether income and/or other tax) and any insurance are the sole responsibility of the winner.
5. Odds of Winning. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
6. General Conditions. Sweepstakes entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. All federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. BY ENTERING, PARTICIPANTS RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, REPRESENTATIVES, PROMOTION, ADVERTISING AGENCIES, PRIZE SUPPLIERS AND ALL OTHERS ASSOCIATED THE DEVELOPMENT OR EXECUTION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS (THE “RELEASEES”) FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR ACCEPTANCE, USE, MISUSE OR NONUSE OF THE PRIZE OR PARTS THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY FOR DEATH, PERSONAL INJURY, DAMAGE OR LOSS OF ANY KIND, AND FROM LIABILITY TO ANY OTHER PERSONS OR PROPERTY RELATING TO THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE PRIZE. THE RELEASEES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE USE OR OPERATION OF ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, AND/OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHER, NO RESPONSIBILITIES ARE ACCEPTED FOR ANY ADDITIONAL EXPENSES, OMISSIONS, DELAYS, RE-ROUTING, OR ACTS OF ANY GOVERNMENT OR AUTHORITY. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to modify this Sweepstakes in any way it deems necessary or appropriate, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any person that it, in its sole discretion, believes violated any term of these Official Rules.
Entry constitutes permission for Sponsor and its designees to use winner’s name, likeness, entry information, hometown and state for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media at the discretion of Sponsor without additional compensation unless prohibited by law.
7. Official Rules and Winners List. For a copy of these Official Rules or for the name of the Sweepstakes winner, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by August 31, 2017 to: Blue Buffalo Company, 11 River Road, Wilton, CT 06897, Attn: Blue Vacation Getaway Winner, or Attn: Blue Vacation Getaway Official Rules, as appropriate.
8. Miscellaneous. Unless prohibited, any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association then in effect. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and/or Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut, without regard for the conflicts of law doctrine of that State or any other jurisdiction, and all proceedings shall take place in the State of Connecticut. If any provisions of these Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules at any time without notice.
9. Sponsor. Blue Buffalo Company, 11 River Road, Wilton, CT 06897.
List of Participating Pets Plus Natural Locations for Blue Vacation Getaway Sweepstakes
151 Lincoln Highway Fairless Hills, PA 19030 Phone: 215-943-5229
117 South West End Boulevard Quakertown, PA 18951 Phone: 215-536-8777
555 South Broad Street Lansdale, PA 19446 Phone: 215-362-3178
1336 Bristol Pike Bensalem, PA 19020 Phone: 267-529-1490
111 Lawrenceville Road Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 Phone: 609-278-0888
1321A Fairview Boulevard Delran, NJ 08075 Phone: 856-764-4414
2876 Dekalb Pike East Norriton, PA 19401 Phone: 610-239-1645