CONTEST DETAILS: This GameBreak® Pro Football Pick ‘Em Challenge contest (the "Game"), sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (“Sponsor”), begins at 11:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on September 6, 2016 and continues through 11:59:59 PM ET on January 1, 2017 (the “Game Period”). Sponsor’s computer time-clock is the official timekeeper for all Game purposes.
THIS GAME IS DEVISED AS A SKILL AND KNOWLEDGE-BASED NON-GAMBLING PROMOTION, and is intended solely for entertainment purposes. From all eligible and valid entries received in connection with the Game, winners will be determined, as set out in Section 4 below, based on the Game participant’s ability to apply his/her skill and knowledge concerning current professional football teams during the 2016-2017 regular season taking place during the Game Period, and the ability to predict which team will win in a head-to-head format. Participation in the Game is described, regulated and clarified by, and wholly subject to, the provisions of these official rules (“Official Rules”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Game is open only to individuals who, as of the beginning of the Game Period through the time of prize fulfillment are: (a) Registered Users (as defined in Section 3 below); (b) legally residing in the 50 United States or District of Columbia (the "Eligibility Area"); and (c) are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees, franchisees, officers, and directors of Sponsor, Buffalo Wild Wings International, Inc., Dr Pepper, Inc., Dr Pepper Company and its bottlers, and each of their respective franchisees, parents, affiliates, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this promotion (collectively, the “Released Parties”), and the members of each of their immediate households and families, whether or not related to any of the above, are ineligible. For purposes of this Game, “immediate families” shall mean parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings, children, grandchildren and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside. Eligible entrants must have a valid email address and must have authorized access to either: (a) a smartphone or tablet that utilizes a sufficient operating system for supporting the platform and that has an active data plan; (b) a desktop or laptop computer that has internet access and a sufficient web browser for supporting the platform; or (c) access to an available tablet device at a participating Buffalo Wild Wings® location. If you are having trouble accessing this Game or have questions about which operating systems and platforms are compatible with your device, please visit the "Help" section of our website.
Limit one (1) entry per person. Only individuals meeting all eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules, who validly and properly register for the Game as set out in Section 3 below, may participate in the Game or win a prize (each a “Player”). If more than one entry is discovered, all entries from any individual using different e-mail addresses and/or Username (as defined below) will be disqualified. Each Player is required to indicate his/her acceptance to the Official Rules where indicated; provided, however, that any Player’s Game Registration or participation in the Game constitutes and is deemed such Player’s full and unconditional agreement to the Official Rules and any and all decisions of Sponsor, and any third-party judges, which are final and binding in all respects. Players agree to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Game and/or these Official Rules.
HOW TO ENTER:
If you are not already a Registered User, then anytime prior to or during the Game Period either:
- Download the free B-Dubs GameBreak® mobile application (the “App”) from your device’s app store. Standard data rates apply to App download and use. Contact your wireless carrier for more information on data rates; or
- Visit www.bdubsgamebreak.com (the “Site”) from a desktop computer, mobile device or tablet device located within a participating Buffalo Wild Wings location.
- Launch the App or the Site, as the case may be, and follow the registration instructions and complete any required information, including name, address, email, birthdate, and mobile phone number. Each Player will select a unique user name (“Username”) and password, which shall be used by such Player any time Player wishes to engage the Site and/or launch the App (“Initial Registration”). Each Player will be asked to select his or her favorite participating Buffalo Wild Wings® location from a drop box during this Initial Registration process. Users may also register using Facebook. Carefully review and accept the Terms and Conditions, which is required to proceed. Upon completion of these steps, each Player becomes a “Registered User.” Limit one (1) registration to be a Registered User, per person or email address.
If you are a Registered User, then during the Game Period, locate the GameBreak® Pro Football Pick ‘Em Challenge game within the App or Site, as the case may be, to acquire access to the games. Upon selection of this Game, each Player shall indicate his/her acceptance of these Official Rules, however, participation in the Game is deemed to be Player’s consent. Player may be asked to consent to receive promotional e-mails from Sponsor, its affiliates and/or authorized agents. Consenting to receive promotional e-mails is optional and refusal to consent will not render any Player ineligible to play the Game or win prizes or affect or reduce any Player’s chances of winning.
HOW TO PLAY AND WIN. During the Game Period, weeks run 12:00:00 am ET Tuesday through 11:59:59 pm ET Monday (or when the last NFL game for the previous week has ended, whichever is later); beginning on the first Tuesday of the Game Period through the following Monday and each subsequent Tuesday through Monday period during the Game Period thereafter; and the Game Period shall consist of 17 weeks (each, a “Week”). Players will accumulate points each Week by predicting the winners of each professional football game listed in the Game, predicting the overall score when prompted (for tie-breaking purposes only), and submitting their predictions prior to the start of the corresponding game (each, a “Game Pick”). Each prediction may be revised and resaved any time up until the scheduled start time of the corresponding game that Week. Upon the start of the corresponding game, the submission is final and the Player may not change the response. No points are awarded for games that result in a tie, for incorrect Player picks, or for any games that are cancelled, postponed or are otherwise not completed.
Players earn points by making successful Game Picks each Week. A Player’s total score will be the result of the top scores during the seventeen (17) Weeks of the Game Period.
Summary of points to be earned:
|Correct Game Pick
Information is not considered submitted until it is actually received, and evidence of sending by Player is not evidence that any information has been effectively received. Any Player who fails to fully or correctly complete User Registration, or fully complete and submit his or her Game Picks or take any required action to receive bonus points will not receive scoring credit. Any answer not received by the required deadline for any reason including, but not limited to transmission error, internet problems, human or programming error, equipment or website malfunction, internet traffic or errors caused by viruses or hackers will be disqualified. Sponsor is not responsible for any delays or difficulty in receipt of a Player’s submissions for any of the above that prevents participation or receipt of points of any kind.
Subject to these Official Rules, the Game will have fifty (50) potential winners based on points earned in any given Week; and the one (1) Player with the top total accumulated points at the conclusion of the Game Period will be an Overall Winner, (each of the above, including the Overall Winner, a “Winner”). In the event of a tie between Players at the end of any stage where winners are determined, the applicable Winner(s) will be determined as set forth below.
In the event of a tie among any potential weekly winners, the Player with the closest tie-breaker prediction score will be declared the winner. If a tie still exists, then the Player with the highest total score throughout the Game Period will be declared the winner. If a tie still exists, the weekly winner will be that Player demonstrating superior knowledge and confidence by submitting his/her Weekly Entry at the earliest time, based on the actual documented time of Player’s Round Entry as reflected in the Sponsor’s computer time-clock. In the event of a tie among any point leaders in the determination of the overall winners hereunder, the tie-breaker to determine the corresponding winner shall be as follows: the Player with the highest single Week score among all tied Players shall be declared the winner. In the event of a remaining tie among any eligible potential overall winners, the tie-breaker shall then be the rank of scoring in each Week between the tied Players, beginning with Week 1, until the tie is broken.
|Player in the 1st place of the most points earned during any Week of the Game Period
||One (1) $100 Buffalo Wild Wings® gift card and One (1) $100 Fanatics gift code
|Player in the 2nd place of the most points earned during any Week of the Game Period
||One (1) $50 Buffalo Wild Wings® gift card and One (1) $50 Fanatics gift code
|Players in places 3-10 of the most points earned during any given Week of the Game Period
||One (1) $25 Buffalo Wild Wings® gift card and One (1) $25 Fanatics gift code
|Players in places 11-50 of the most points earned during any given Week of the Game Period
||One (1) $10 Buffalo Wild Wings gift card and One (1) $10 Fanatics gift code
|Total Weekly Prize ARV
|Weekly Prize ARV for the Game Period
|Top Player with the most points at the conclusion of the Game Period
||Authentic Fanatics Sports Spectacular. Includes flight and hotel stay for Overall Winner and Guest from March 17th to March 19th, 2017, VIP Credentials for the entire weekend, express entry into autograph pavilion and early access. A VIP Bag that includes autograph tickets, raffle items and other goods. One interactive experience with an Athlete and Access to VIP Lounge in backroom.
The following will apply for each prize Winner: 1) Winner will be required to complete and return, within five (5) days of date of receipt, a W-9 form (if prize value exceeds $600), an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability/publicity release (where permitted); 2) Winner may be required to present a copy of a valid social security card and a valid photo identification as a condition of participating or receiving any prize; 3) Winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the actual value of all prizes won, if prize value exceeds $600; and 4) Winner will be responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on all prizes awarded. Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these rules will result in forfeiture of the prize.
If forfeited for any reason, including without limitation the inability to travel on the designated dates to the designated destination, the potential Winner will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and that portion of the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.
All gift certificates and/or gift cards awarded pursuant to this Game shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable certificates and cards and the issuer, and the laws and regulations of the Winner’s jurisdiction of residence. No substitutions, exchanges or transfers of a prize may be made by any Winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize for one of equal or greater value. Winner is responsible for any costs or associated expenses with redemption of prize not otherwise specifically included above.
ABILITY TO WIN. The Game is a game of skill. Each Player’s ability to win depends solely on (1) his/her knowledge of professional football athletes and teams; (2) his/her knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses and both historical and recent performance of competing professional football players and teams; (3) his/her skill and ability to apply his/her knowledge of the above in accurately identifying a team of winning players when placed in specific competition during particular sporting events; (4) his/her skill in assessing a professional football team’s effectiveness in a specific game and statistically analyze and predict with accuracy the likely performance by a particular professional football team against another team in a regular season professional football game; and (5) the skill of the other eligible Players competing in the Game.
PRIZE AWARDING Upon confirmation of eligibility and execution of requested eligibility and release documents, where legal, each Winner will be awarded the applicable prize described in Section 5 above. All prizes will be awarded, if properly claimed. Prizes may not be combined with any other offer. Each Winner will be responsible for any and all federal, state, and local taxes incurred in winning and accepting any prizes and all other expenses incurred in winning and accepting the prizes. Dollar amounts are expressed in U.S. currency. By accepting any prize, Winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning the prize, any and all costs of redemption or travel to receive the prize. It is the responsibility of Winner to make all necessary arrangements to redeem the prize, including any costs of travel, unless Sponsor otherwise agrees to deliver prize to Winner following identification of Winner and confirmation of eligibility. Actual value of a prize will depend on the contents of the prize package as provided by Pepsi. Each Winner will be initially identified, subject to eligibility, no later than on or about seven (7) business days following the determination times set forth in Section 4, by Sponsor or its agent, whose decisions are final and binding. Each Winner will be notified by overnight mail and/or email, at Sponsor’s discretion, on or about fourteen (14) business days following the Game Week end, or end of the Game Period as the situation requires (“Notification”) and must respond to the Notification within five (5) days of the date sent or the prize may be forfeited in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Neither Sponsor nor its agents are responsible for any change in a Player’s mailing address, email address and/or telephone number. Each Winner must provide positive identification in such form as is specified by Sponsor to claim a prize. Return of any Notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification of a Winner and selection of an alternate winner, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winning and claiming a prize is contingent upon Winner’s provision of all information requested by Sponsor, in the Notification or otherwise, subject to applicable law, and upon Winner eligibility, validation and verification, as determined by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a Player or any Winner, the individual who was, at the time of Registration or entry, as determined by Sponsor, the documented registered holder of the email account used in connection with Registration or entry will be deemed the eligible Player or Winner, as applicable. It is the sole responsibility of the Player to notify Sponsor during the Game Period if his/her email address or any other contact information changes. The sale, re-sale, auction, transfer or assignment of any autographed, branded or promotional merchandise or any prize intended to be personal to the recipient or the advertising of same in any way is strictly prohibited and any Player or Winner found to have engaged in such activity will be immediately disqualified and his/her prizes will be forfeited. In no event will more prizes be awarded than those listed above in Section 5. If the initially selected Winner cannot be contacted within the specified time period, is ineligible, fails to claim prize, is unable to meet all prize requirements, or if prize is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. For purposes of the prizes, the alternate winner, if necessary, will be the Player with the next highest scores immediately following that of the disqualified Player, as determined by and set forth in these Official Rules. Acceptance of any prize constitutes permission for Sponsor, and their respective designees to use of Winner’s name, likeness, statements, voice, opinions, biographical information and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without notice, further payment, consideration, credit, or right of approval or review (except where void or prohibited by law).
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By registering for and participating in the Game, each Player: (a) agrees to comply with these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and any third party in connection with this Game (including Facebook), which shall be binding and final in all respects; (b) agrees to comply with the terms and conditions of the App and the Site; (c) agrees to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties, Apple, Inc., and Facebook from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons (including death) and property that may be sustained in connection with participation in the Game and the receipt, ownership, possession, acceptance, enjoyment, use or misuse of a prize, or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to any prize-related activity; (d) agrees to be contacted by Sponsor by mail, telephone and/or email; and (e) agrees that he/she acknowledges that Sponsor does not make any warranty, representation, or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, and disclaim all liability for the provision, quality or nature of any third-party products or services provided to winner. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, THE RELEASED ENTITIES, APPLE, INC., FACEBOOK, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, FRANCHISES, ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, FULFILLMENT, MARKETING AGENCIES, PUBLIC RELATION FIRMS, ATTORNEYS, CONSULTANTS OR CONTRACTORS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF ANY PARTICIPATION IN THE GAME OR ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THIS GAME, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, AS WELL AS ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS OR INVASION OF PRIVACY. Players further agree that (a) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Game, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (b) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Sponsor is not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network server or other connections, miscommunications, failed telephone or computer or telephone transmissions or technical failure, disruption or unavailability of the App or location where App may be purchased, jumbled, scrambled or misdirected transmissions, other error of any kind whether human, mechanical or electronic problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer systems, servers, access providers, equipment, or software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received for any reason, traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any other technical problems related to website or App entries or any combination of the foregoing, including any injury or damage to a Player's or any other person's computer. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the Official Rules at any time. Any changes to the Official Rules will be reasonably made with the intention of not materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Game or adversely affecting any Player’s rights under the Official Rules. In the event of inadvertent computer or operator error, the illegal or inappropriate activity of any Player or unrelated third party, failure of App function that effects Game mechanisms of play or individual components, failure of software or hardware, any change of law, any change in general market conditions or industry custom relevant to identical or similar programs or games, or any force majeure events, which affect the commencement, timing, operation, schedule(s) of registration, Player entry, stages or entry deadlines, the accrual or calculation of scores, the determination, notification or posting of winner, the application of tie-breaking procedures, or the awarding of prizes, Sponsor reserves the right to modify, revise, add-to, nullify or utilize only in part the stated timing, commencement or termination of any stage, entry or promotion period or schedule and/or, in its sole discretion, to implement substitute stages, entry or promotion periods or schedules, or portions thereof, solely for purposes of conducting the Game in a fair and reasonable manner and determining winner on an equal basis and without unfairly disqualifying otherwise eligible Players from winning prizes. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Any and all disputes in connection with the Game will be resolved exclusively in the appropriate courts in the State of Minnesota, and these Official Rules shall be governed by the laws of the State of Minnesota without regard to conflict of law principles. Each Player waives any and all objections to jurisdiction and venue and hereby submits to the jurisdiction of those courts. Any and all lawsuits or other disputes that arise relating to the Game must be filed within one (1) year of the last day of the Game Period. The failure of Sponsor to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any part of the Official Rules is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, that part will be enforced to the maximum extent permitted by law and the remainder of the Official Rules will remain fully in force.
COPY OF OFFICIAL RULES OR WINNER’S LIST: For a copy of these Official Rules or the names of prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope postmarked by 1/31/2017 to: GameBreak® Pro Football Pick ‘Em Challenge, Attn: Phil Smith, 5500 Wayzata Blvd., 16th Floor, Minneapolis, MN 55416. PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting: Official Rules or Winners List. (Residents of Vermont may omit postage).
Sponsored By: Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. 5500 Wayzata Blvd., Ste. 1600, Minneapolis, MN 55416.
Apple, Inc. and Facebook is in no way associated with or an endorser of this promotion. Entrants are providing their personal information to Sponsor only.
Buffalo Wild Wings® is a trademark of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. Specific brands referenced in the prizing are for identification purposes only and are in no way associated with or a sponsor of this promotion.
The Game and all accompanying materials are ©2016 Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. All rights reserved.