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OFFICIAL RULES

2014 DR PEPPER ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS SWEEPSTAKES



INTERNET AND EMAIL REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID IN PUERTO RICO AND OUTSIDE ELIGIBLE STATES AND WHERE PROHIBITED. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCE OF WINNING. PROMOTION IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.
 
Promotion: 2014 Dr Pepper Academy of Country Music Awards Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”)
Sponsor: Dr Pepper/Seven Up, Inc., 5301 Legacy Drive, Plano, TX 75024
Account:  Dollar General Corporation, 100 Mission Ridge, Goodlettsville, TN 37072
Administrators: LEVELTWO, 302 North Market St., Ste. 300, Dallas, TX 75202
Eligible States: Promotion open to legal residents of the 50 United States (excluding residents of AK, DC, HI, ID, ME, MT, ND, NY, OR, RI, WA and WY).
Minimum Age:                            Entrants must be at least 21 or older at time of participation
DATES:
Start Date: 12:00pm Pacific Time (“PT”) December 23, 2013
End Date: 11:59pm PT, February 23, 2014
Entry Receipt Deadline: 11:59pm PT, February 23, 2014
Promotion Period:                      Start Date through End Date
Drawing Date: February 25, 2014
Winners List Request Deadline: March 31, 2014
ADDRESSES:
Website:                                      www.dollargeneral.com
Free Entry Address:                    2014 ACM-DP/DG Free Entry, 302 N. Market St., Ste. 300, Dallas, TX 75202
Winners List Address:                 2014 ACM-DP/DG Entry Winners’ List, 302 N. Market St., Ste. 300, Dallas, TX 75202
PRIZE:     2 Grand Prize: Trip for 2 (two) to the 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, NV on April 4-6, 2014 (the “Show”). (ARV $4,800 USD)
 FURTHER PRIZE DESCRIPTIONS/TERMS:
 
GRAND PRIZE:
 
Trips: Prize includes round trip coach flight for winner and one guest from the major U.S. airport nearest the winner’s home to Las Vegas, NV (if winner lives within 200 miles of Las Vegas, a $200 check will be awarded in lieu of airfare and winner and guests will be responsible for their own transportation)   three nights’ hotel for two, two tickets to the Show, two tickets to the Dr Pepper Welcome Reception, two ACM Awards Telecast tickets and ACM’s Post Show All Star Jam tickets hosted by the Academy on April 4-6, 2014. Winner and guests must travel together on dates designated by Sponsor. All guests traveling must be over the age of 21. Exact travel dates to be determined by Sponsor subject to availability and other restrictions. Neither Sponsor nor Account are responsible for any flight cancellation/delay. Winner and guests are responsible for any passport and other travel requirements.  
 
Any expense or item not specifically listed is the responsibility of winner.
 
HOW TO ENTER:  During the Promotion Period: 
 
·   ONLINE ENTRY: Go to the Website. Click on the Promotion Icon. Enter your name, residential address, date of birth (as on your driver’s license or government ID) phone number, date of birth and email address, and accept rules and terms. Click submit.
 
·   FREE MAIL IN: On a 3” x 5” card, print your name and residential address, phone and date of birth. Mail in an envelope with proper postage to the Free Entry Address. Must be legible and complete. No copies. One name on each entry and one entry per envelope.
 
ENTRY LIMITS: Entries must be received by the Entry Deadline. Limit 1 per day/63 total. You may not use more than one name or residential or email address. You must complete your own entry. No use of any automated, form filling, programmed or similar service or system.  
 
DRAWING: Winners will be selected by random drawing. Odds depend on the number of eligible entries received. 
 
PRIZE LIMIT: Limit one prize (valued $600 or more) per person/household per 12 consecutive months from any promotion sponsored by Sponsor or any of its affiliates.
 
NOTIFICATION: Winners will be notified via email, phone or mail. After a reasonable number of attempts during a day (determined by Sponsor or Administrator), if contact is not made with winner or you do not claim the prize within period specified, the prize may be forfeited.
 
AFFIDAVIT/RELEASE: Winner and, if applicable, winner’s guest(s) may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of publicity/liability within the time Sponsor or Administrator specifies or prize may be forfeited.
 
THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY TO THE PROMOTION AND ARE PART OF THE FULL OFFICIAL RULES.
 
ELIGIBILITY: To enter you must be a U.S. legal resident of an Eligible State and at least the Minimum Age. You are not eligible if you or a member of your immediate family or household (whether or not related) is an (A) employee, officer or director of any Promotion Party or (B) owner/operator or person responsible for purchasing or promotion decisions at retailers of Sponsor’s products. 
 
Immediate family” means spouses, parents, children, siblings and step-parents/children/siblings, whether or not living at the same residence.
 
Promotion Part(ies)” means Sponsor, its bottlers or distributors, Dollar General Corporation, Administrator, Dick Clark Productions, ACM Awards, their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, their promotion partners, advertising or promotion agencies, promotion materials suppliers, website developers, judging organizations, auditing or legal firms and other parties engaged in the Promotion, administration or execution of the Promotion, and all of their employees, officers, directors and agents.
 
GENERAL: By participating, you agree to abide by the Official Rules and all decisions of Sponsor and its judges and administrators, which are final and binding in all respects. Non-compliance with the Official Rules may result in disqualification. You are not a winner unless and until you have fully complied with the Rules and all award processes have been completed (including affidavits and any verifications required by Sponsor). All entries must use your actual name and residential address (as on your driver’s license or government ID)(no P.O. boxes). Documents must be signed by parent/legal guardian of a minor. Entries become Sponsor’s property and will not be returned. Winners may not substitute, transfer or redeem for cash all or any part of prize. If, for any reason, a prize cannot be awarded or winner is not capable of redeeming a prize, Sponsor is not obligated to award it and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, whether or not to substitute the prize (or portion of prize) with a prize of comparable or greater value or cash value or select an alternate winner for forfeited prizes. If, for any reason, more prizes are available or claimed than the stated number, Sponsor reserves the right to randomly draw winners from eligible claimants. Winners are solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes, if any, on prizes and any expense or item not specifically awarded in the Official Rules.
 
USE OF NAME/LIKENESS: By accepting a prize, you grant Sponsor (and its designees) the right to use your name and/or likeness for advertising purposes in any medium, without further compensation, except as prohibited by law.
 
ACCOUNT HOLDER: If the holder of a phone number, email address or other account is disputed, entry will be deemed made by the natural person who is assigned to the email address, phone number or other account by the applicable internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that assigns the phone, email or other account number. 
 
LIMITATIONS: Neither Sponsor nor any other Promotion Party is responsible for any:
·   lost, late, damaged, incomplete, illegible, misdirected, undeliverable or postage due mail;
·   Website, computer, telephone, email, network, electronic, software, equipment, service, processing, accessibility or other errors, failures or issues; 
·   unauthorized access, tampering, hacking, theft or destruction; or
·   other technical or human error related to the promotion, execution or administration of the Promotion.
 
VIOLATIONS: Sponsor may, in its sole determination, disqualify anyone it believes has not complied with the Official Rules, may be tampering or acting in a non-sportsmanlike, disruptive, abusive, harassing or threatening manner.
 
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPTS TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION ARE VIOLATIONS OF CIVIL AND CRIMINAL LAWS AND SPONSOR MAY SEEK REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT UNDER LAW.
 
CHANGES: Sponsor may, in its sole determination, cancel, terminate, suspend or modify the Promotion, or any aspect of the Promotion, or the Official Rules for any reason which Sponsor, in its sole opinion, deems affects the Promotion, execution or administration of the Promotion (whether tampering, technical or human error, application of new or existing laws/regulations, or other issues). 
 
LIABILITY RELEASE: BY PARTICIPATING, YOU RELEASE AND AGREE THAT NEITHER SPONSOR NOR ANY PROMOTION PARTY WILL BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR, AND YOU HEREBY RELEASE THEM FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, DAMAGES, LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSES AND LIABILITY OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING PROPERTY DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURIES AND/OR DEATH, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, COUNSEL FEES AND COURT COSTS) ARISING OR RESULTING FROM ANYTHING RELATING TO:
·   PROMOTION, EXECUTION  OR ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROMOTION (OR YOUR PARTICIPATION);
·   CANCELLATION OR MODIFICATION OF ANY ASPECT OF THE PROMOTION;
·   USE OF ANY WEB SITE RELATED TO THE PROMOTION OR MATERIALS ON THEM;
·   ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, MISUSE, OR NONUSE OF ANY PRIZE; OR
·   PARTICIPATING IN OR TRAVELING TO ANY PROMOTION-RELATED ACTIVITY. 
 
 
INDEMNITY:  By participating, you further agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Promotion Parties and their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders and employees from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, actions and liability of any kind resulting from or in connection with the Promotion, the Official Rules, or the Prizes.
 
NO PRIZE WARRANTY: ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
 
SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS. SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY.
 
DISPUTES: IF NOT RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS, ANY DISPUTE OR CLAIM SHALL BE RESOLVED BY FINAL BINDING ARBITRATION WITH AN EXPERIENCED ARBITRATOR LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN TEXAS. VENUE FOR ANY PROCEEDINGS WILL BE IN COLLIN COUNTY, TEXAS. REMEDIES SHALL BE SUBJECT TO ALL LIMITATIONS AND RELEASES IN THESE RULES, BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET DAMAGES, AND SHALL NOT, IN ANY EVENT, INCLUDE ANY PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, ATTORNEY'S FEES OR OTHER COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR ANY INJUNCTIVE OR OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.
 
ADMINISTRATION: As the Administrator, LEVEL TWO is responsible for the processing of entries and administration of the Promotion. Contact Administrator at its above address with any questions, comments or problems.
 
For a WINNERS LIST: Mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to Winners List Address above by the Winners List Request Deadline. List will include the first name and last initial and the state of residence of winners only and be sent once all prizes awarded.