Pepsi Super Bowl Experience Rules



NOTE:  These rules are provided as a suggestion, and should serve as a helpful tool in drafting appropriate rules copy for your radio merchandising sweepstakes/program.  Customization will be necessary to reflect your program specifics.  Please remember that use of these "template" rules does not replace the need for legal review of all promotional materials produced locally.  All bottlers should have all program elements, including rules copy, reviewed prior to production with their own legal staff to assure compliance with all applicable law. In addition, all participating radio stations should conduct their own internal review of any rules copy applicable to any programs conducted on-air or otherwise promoted by the radio station.






Dates of Sweepstakes: Sweepstakes will begin on January 1st, 2019 12:00 am (EDT) and end on January 11th, 2019 (“Sweepstakes Period"). Registration to submit an online entry will begin on January 1st, 2019 and end on January 11th, 2019 11:59 pm EDT (“Entry Period).  The Entry Period in which entrants can submit a Sweepstakes entry into the Drawing will be determined by the Entry Method as follows:

               How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit, and select the entry form. Then, complete and submit the entry form with all requested information (including your name, email address, phone number, address, date of birth, and/or any other information requested by Company) to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit: One (1) entry per person/email address/household per Day during the Sweepstakes Period. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, a “Day” shall be defined as each calendar day, beginning at 12:00:00 am ET and ending at 11:59:59 pm ET on that same day, except for the first day of the Sweepstakes Period, January 1st, 2019 which shall begin at 12:00:00 am ET. Entries must contain all information requested and comply with all Content submission requirements set forth herein to be valid.

Entries are subject to any applicable restrictions or requirements listed herein. The Company is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems. The Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, undeliverable, illegible, damaged, stolen, garbled, delayed, misdirected, mutilated, or incomplete entries or communications, regardless of cause. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Should multiple users of the same e-mail account or mobile phone number, as applicable, enter the Sweepstakes and a dispute thereafter arise regarding the identity of the entrant, the authorized account holder of said e-mail account or mobile phone account at the time of entry will be considered the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address or mobile phone number by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, telephone service provider or other organization which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses, phone numbers or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of submission or receipt by the Company for online entries. When applicable, the Company’s computer will be deemed the official time keeping device for the Sweepstakes. Entries will be disqualified if found to be incomplete and/or if prohibited multiple entries are determined. Incomplete or entries in excess of the above stated limit will be declared ineligible. All entries become the property of Company and will not be receipt acknowledged or returned. Company’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.

2.            RANDOM DRAWING/WINNER SELECTION: On or about JANUARY 12TH, 2019, the Company will randomly select one (1) Sweepstakes winner from among all eligible entries collectively received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

By participating, you agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; (b) as between you and the Company, that the decisions of the Company is final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes; (c) you are not participating on behalf of any employer or third party; (d) in the event that you do not comply with these rules, that you will be disqualified and your prize (if any) will be forfeited; and (e) (when applicable) the potential winner and/or finalist must be available to participate in any portion to the Sweepstakes that participation may be required to be considered eligible.

Potential winner(s) is subject to verification, including verification of eligibility. If an entrant is unable to verify his/her information, the entrant will automatically be disqualified and their prize, if any, will be forfeited. The Company reserves at its sole discretion the right to not award the prize or to determine an alternate winner or finalist (if applicable) in accordance with the official rules in the event that that any winner or finalist has been disqualified, cannot be contacted, or is deemed ineligible for any reason, or is not available to participate in any applicable Sweepstakes events.

The potential winner will be notified by phone at the phone number provided during registration. ON  JANUARY 12TH, 2019, THE COMPANY WILL CALL THE POTENTIAL WINNER THREE (3) TIMES WITHIN ONE (1) HOUR, STARTING AT (OR ABOUT) 10:00 AM ET.  THE POTENTIAL WINNER MUST ANSWER ONE OF THE CALLS. IF THE POTENTIAL WINNER DOES NOT PICK UP ONE OF THE CALLS WITHIN THAT HOUR, THE POTENTIAL WINNER WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AND COMPANY WILL RANDOMLY SELECT THE NEXT POTENTIAL WINNER, WHO WILL ALSO BE NOTIFIED IN THE SAME METHOD ON THE SAME DAY.  Company will not leave a voicemail or other message when contacting the potential winner. Notification is deemed to have occurred immediately upon placing of a phone call. The Company is not responsible for any change of email address, mailing address, and/or telephone number of entrants. The Company is not obligated to, and will not, leave a voice mail, answering machine or other message. The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify a finalist and/or potential winners, or (if the finalist or potential winner is a minor) for late, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts of the entrant to provide signed parental or guardian consent. If the potential winner does not claim the prize within the appropriate time given upon, the entrant will automatically be disqualified and their prize will be forfeited.

As a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree and acknowledge that in order to receive a prize and be deemed a winner, entrants must sign an official waiver form provided by the Company and agree to the terms herein, including but not limited to the prize conditions. If eligible entrants include minors, a parent or guardian of such eligible minor must sign a release on behalf of the minor to be eligible to receive a prize, but the Company reserves the right to refuse to award a prize to or on behalf of any minor. The potential prize winner and, if a potential prize winner who is an eligible minor in his/her state of residence, the potential prize winner's parent or guardian, may (in Company’s sole discretion) be required to sign and return a declaration of eligibility and any other form necessary to verify eligibility, along with the required releases within twenty four (24) hours after the first (1st) delivery attempt to entrants e-mail address in order for the potential prize winner to be qualified for the prize, unless otherwise stated herein or at the time of notification. The potential prize winner's failure to return all required forms within this time period may result in the potential winner being disqualified and an alternate winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries, as determined by Sponsor in its sole and discretion. If entrant has not reached the age of majority in his/her primary state of residence at the time of entry into the Sweepstakes (21 years old if a resident of Alabama or Nebraska, 21 years old if a resident of Mississippi, and 21 years old in all other states), then entrant must obtain parental consent in order to be eligible to enter the Sweepstakes. Parental Consent occurs when the parent or legal guardian of a minor entrant who has not reached the age of legal majority in their residing state, grants permission for the minor entrant to participate and agrees on behalf of himself/herself and the minor entrant to these Official Rules. It is strictly prohibited for anyone who does not meet the age requirement at the time of entry to be allowed to participate in the Sweepstakes and no situation shall anyone under the age of thirteen (13) be permitted to enter the Sweepstakes at any time, under any circumstances.

PRIZES:   No more than the advertised number of prizes shall be awarded. The prize is subject to certain terms and conditions as specified herein. A prize may not be sold, traded, or commissioned, and is not exchangeable, transferable, substitutable, or redeemable for cash except in Company's sole discretion. Prize details and availability are subject to change. Company is not the supplier or guarantor of any prize, unless otherwise specified. Prizing may be fulfilled by a third party fulfillment company. The prize will only be awarded if properly claimed according to the Rules. All costs and expenses related to the prize acceptance, the prize, and/or prize use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of winner(s). The prize(s) that may be awarded to the eligible winner(s) are:


Grand Prize consists of a trip for two (2) (winner and one (1) guest) to Atlanta, GA to attend Super Bowl related activities. Travel will commence on Friday, February 1, 2019, returning to winner’s home Monday, February 4, 2019.  Grand Prize includes round trip coach air transportation for winner and one (1) guest, one (1) double occupancy standard hotel room for three (3) nights, ground transportation in Atlanta, GA to/from airport, hotel and all Pepsi scheduled activities and $300 spending cash.  Winner and travel guest must travel on same itinerary.  If I reside within 100 miles of Atlanta, ground transportation may be substituted in lieu of air transportation at Sponsor’s sole discretion

All prizes provided by: Pepsi

Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $4,470

Conditions and restrictions may apply. Limit: One (1) prize per person/household for this Sweepstakes. Winner(s) and winner’s household members cannot have won a prize through any Company promotion in the thirty (30) days prior to this Sweepstakes start date. ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” AND THE COMPANY DOES NOT MAKE (AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR) ANY REPRESENTATIONS, GUARANTEES, OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATING TO ANY PRIZE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED.

GRAND PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded, consisting of a trip for two (2) persons (winner and one (1) travel guest) to Atlanta, GA to attend the Pepsi Super Bowl LIII Festivities (Tickets to the Super Bowl Game are NOT included), departing Friday, February 1, 2019 returning Monday, February 4, 2018 (3 night stay). Grand Prize includes: Access to a Pepsi Super Bowl related activities, round-trip coach air transportation for two (2) from an airport near winner's home within the continental U.S. (airport, carrier and itinerary selected by Sponsor), one (1) double occupancy standard hotel room for three (3) nights, ground transportation to and from the airport and Pepsi events in Atlanta, GA, $300 spending money and two (2) Pepsi Gift Bags.  Estimated retail value is $4,470.00, depending upon winner's point of travel origin.  Selection of airline and airport at event shall be at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Sponsor is not responsible for any cancelled, delayed or postponed, flights or party dates. All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are solely the responsibility of prize winner.  All travel must be taken on dates specified; no alternative travel dates are available. All travel subject to availability and restrictions.  Winner and travel guest must travel on same itinerary.  Winner and travel guest must be 21 years of age or older.  Winner and travel guest must possess all necessary documentation required for air travel (e.g., valid photo identification).  

FIRST PRIZE: Two (2) first prizes will be awarded each consisting of a Microsoft Xbox One S 1TB Fortnite Bundle (approximate retail value $299). 

SECOND PRIZE: Three (3) second prizes will be awarded each consisting of a Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphone (approximate retail value $149). 

THIRD PRIZE: Fifty (50) third prizes will be awarded each consisting of Pepsi branded footballs (approximate retail value $15).  

3.             ELIGIBILITY:   Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the U.S. residing in the states of Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry.  Employees of WIHT-FM, Pepsi-Cola Company, its bottlers, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, distributors, suppliers and advertising, promotional or judging agencies and immediate family members of such employees (parent, child, sibling, spouse) and persons living in the same household of such employees (whether related or not) are not eligible to win limit one (indicate prize level) prize per name, address and/or household].

4.             GENERAL:   No substitution of prize is offered, no transfer of prize to a third party is permitted and non-cash prizes may not be redeemed for cash value, except as determined by WIHT – FM in its sole discretion.  Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.  Prize winner will be solely responsible for paying all applicable federal, state and local taxes on prize; if applicable, winner may receive an IRS Form 1099 for the retail value of the prize. No groups, clubs or organizations may enter or win prizes.  All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of WIHT-FM which shall be final and binding. 

WINNER NOTIFICATION:  All potential winner(s) will be notified via phone call & voice message. Major prize winners will be required to sign and return to WIHT-FM an Affidavit of Eligibility/ Liability Release with (where lawful) a publicity release within 30 days of first attempt at notification.  If any required documents are not returned within the required number of days, or if mail is returned as undeliverable, without a forwarding address, then prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Travel guests of trip winners may also be required to sign and return a travel release before prize is awarded. Allow one (1) week for delivery of prize by e-mail following completion of notification process.  Prizes will only be delivered to addresses within the United States) Winner must personally pick-up prize at 1801 Rockville Pike 5th Floor Rockville MD 20852 within [30] days and present identification for prize to be released.  All travel and transportation costs, if any, associated with collecting the prize, are winner's responsibility)].

RELEASE OF LIABILITY.   All entrants, as a condition of participation, and all winners, by acceptance of a prize, agree to release WIHT-FM Pepsi-Cola Company, its bottlers, each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, divisions, distributors and advertising, promotional or judging agencies from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership or use of the prize or while preparing for, participating in, and/or traveling to and from any prize-related activity or any typographical or other error in the printing of these Official Rules or the offering or announcement of any prize.  Neither WIHT-FM nor Pepsi-Cola Company make any representations nor warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, performance or safety of any prize awarded.  Upon request, winners must consent (and confirm such consent in writing) to the use of their name, voice, picture or other likeness without compensation for promotional purposes as determined by WIHT-FM except for residents in TN and where prohibited by law.

7.             WINNERS' LIST:  N/A

8.             SPONSOR:   WIHT-FM, iHeartRadio D.C. Prizes are [provided] by Pepsi-Cola Company.

PEPSI, PEPSI-COLA and the Pepsi Globe design are registered trademarks of PepsiCo, Inc.



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