Duane Reade Sweepstakes Rules



SPONSOR: CORE NUTRITION, LLC, 100 N. Sepulveda Boulevard, #325, El Segundo, CA 90245.

TIMING:Win VIP Ticketsto The Governor’s Ball In New York City Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Daylight Savings Time (“EDT”) on March 28, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 PM EDT on April 30, 2019 (hereinafter, “Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: ENTRANTS MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF CONNECTICUT, NEW JERSEY OR NEW YORK WHO ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD AT TIME OF ENTRY TO BE ELIGIBLE. SWEEPSTAKES VOID OUTSIDE CONNECTICUT, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. You may enter this Sweepstakes only as a natural person. Employees, officers and agents of Sponsor, Duane Reade, Inc., Walgreen Boots Alliance, Centra360 (“Sweepstakes Administrator”) and Sponsor’s distributors, wholesalers and retailers, each of their respective authorized licensees, retail licensees, wholesale licensees, each of their respective affiliates, agents, officers, employees, subsidiaries, vendors, advertising and promotion fulfillment and/or judging agencies (collectively, the “Related Entities”), and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to enter or win a prize in the Sweepstakes. For purposes of this paragraph, “family member” means a spouse, parent, sibling, child, son-in-law, daughter-in-law and all lineal descendants, including those by adoption. Sweepstakes subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

TWO WAYS TO ENTER: A) WIRELESS ENTRY: Text “COREFEST” to 313131:Via your wireless device, text “COREFEST” to 313131 (Individually referred to as “Wireless Entry” or collectively referred to as “Wireless Entries”). ALL WIRELESS ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED AND RECORDED BY SPONSOR’S COMPUTER BY 11:59:59 PM EDT ON APRIL 30, 2019. By texting keyword “COREFEST” to short code 313131, entrants consent to receive up to two (2) automated text messages in connection with this Sweepstakes and agree to receive recurring autodialed messages from CORE to the mobile number used at the time of Wireless Entry. Reply STOP to 313131 to STOP receiving text messages or text HELP to 313131 for HELP. Wireless entrants may be charged standard text messaging rates for text messages sent and received from their wireless device according to the terms and conditions in their wireless plan. Other carrier-specific rates and applicable taxes may also apply in accordance with Wireless entrant’s wireless customer agreement; OR B) FREE MAIL-IN ENTRY:Hand print your complete name, mailing address a valid email address and the word “COREFEST” on a piece of paper and mail your Entry in an envelope with sufficient postage to: Win VIP Tickets to the Governor’s Ball in New York City Sweepstakes, c/o Centra Marketing & Communications, 1400 Old Country Road, #306, Westbury, NY 11590 (Individually referred to as “Mail Entry” or collectively referred to as “Mail Entries”). Please print the word “COREFEST” in the lower left-hand corner of the envelope.ALL MAILED ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED BY APRIL 30, 2019 AND RECEIVED BY MAY 7, 2019. Limit one (1) Mail Entry per envelope. No photocopies or mechanically reproduced Mailed Entries permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for any lost, late, stolen, delayed, illegible, incomplete, mutilated, postage due, misaddressed or misdirected Mailed Entries that are processed late or incorrect.Your Entry constitutes your consent to participate in this Sweepstakes and your consent for Sponsor to obtain and deliver your name, address and other information to Centra Marketing and Communications, LLC (“Administrator”) for the purpose of administering this Sweepstakes. Entrants to the Sweepstakes may be given the option to receive (a) commercial e-mails from Sponsor (all such information provided to Sponsor is subject to, and will be treated in a manner consistent with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at https://hydratewithcore.com/pages/privacy-policyhowever, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrant’s consent to receive such e-mails; and consenting to receive such e-mails and updates will not impact any entrant’s chances of winning. Use of robotic, automatic, or macro devices is not valid for Entry. Any Entry that is submitted with the use of a robotic, automated or macro device will be void.All Entries become the property of the Sponsor upon submission and will not be acknowledged or returned and the Sponsor has the right to dispose of the Entries at Sponsor’s discretion. By submitting an Entry, entrant agrees to abide by the terms of these Official Rules, that information submitted is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at https://hydratewithcore.com/pages/privacy-policy.

WINNER SELECTION/RANDOM DRAWING:One (1)Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.The Random Drawing will be conducted on or about May 8, 2019 by the Sweepstakes Administrator, an independent judging organization. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received. Sweepstakes entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor and the judging organization, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified by email to the email address provided at the time of Entry on or about May 8, 2019. Potential Grand Prize Winner will be required to complete, sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and Publicity (“Affidavit/Release”) unless prohibited by law, and a Form W-9 within five (5) business days of email notification. The potential Grand Prize Winner may be disqualified under any the following circumstances; i) if he/she cannot be reached by Sponsor within the specified time period; ii) if the Prize notification or email correspondence is returned as undeliverable; iii) if the potential Prize Winner is found to be ineligible; iv) if the potential Prize Winner does not return the required Affidavit/Release within required time period; v) if the potential winner is unwilling to accept the prize; and/or vi) if the potential prize winner does not comply with these Official Rules. Grand Prize Winner will be required to supply Sponsor with his/her social security number for tax purposes and will be issued a Form 1099-MISC as required by law. In the event the potential Grand Prize Winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the Grand Prize to an alternate potential Prize Winner in a Random Drawing from among all remaining eligible Entries provided sufficient time remains prior to designated dates of the Grand Prize trip. Sponsor is not responsible for fraudulent calls or emails made to entrants not by Sponsor, or for any change of entrant’s email or mailing address.

ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: One (1)Winner will receive two (2) VIP Tickets to the Governor’s Ball Festival in New York City, NY between May 31, 2019 and June 2, 2019. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize: $1,410. GRAND PRIZE WINNER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY AND ALL GROUND TRANSPORTATION, GASOLINE, MILEAGE, TOLLS, PARKING, MEALS, LODGING AND ALL PERSONAL INCIDENTIALS REQUIRED TO TRAVEL TO THE GOVERNOR’S BALL. VIP Tickets are subject to terms and conditions thereon. In the event the Grand Prize Winner cannot attend the Governor’s Ball on dates designated by Sponsor, Grand Prize Winner will be disqualified, and the Grand Prize will be awarded to an alternate winner in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries received, provided sufficient time remains prior to the designated dates of the Governor’s Ball Festival. In the event, for whatever reason, the Governor’s Ball Festival is cancelled, the Grand Prize will not be awarded, and no other compensation will be provided. Sponsor, Duane Reade, Inc., Walgreen Boots Alliance, Sweepstakes Administrator, the Related Entities and Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any theft, personal injury and/or death that could take place during the Governor’s Ball Festival.

Grand Prize Winner acknowledges that Sponsor, Duane Reade, Inc., Walgreen Boots Alliance, the Sweepstakes Administrator, the Released Entities and the Released Parties (as defined below) have not made nor are in any manner responsible or liable 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. No substitution, assignment, redemption for cash, or transfer of any prize permitted. If the advertised prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control, a substitute prize of equal or greater value may be awarded in Sponsor’s sole discretion. 

If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor, which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated early, Sponsor reserves the right to select the prize winners in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received up to the time of termination. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries. The Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, servers, or providers, software, failure of any email, or Entry to be received by the Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s wireless phone system relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any Entry based on a wireless phone number, the Entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the wireless phone number submitted at time of Entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the wireless phone number by a wireless phone service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning wireless phone numbers associated with the submitted wireless phone number.

GENERAL: The value of the Grand Prize set forth above represents Sponsor’s good faith determination of the approximate retail value thereof, and the actual fair market value, as ultimately determined by Sponsor, is final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed. In the event the stated approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is more than the actual fair market value of the Grand Prize, the difference will not be awarded in cash or otherwise. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, at any time and at any stage of the Sweepstakes, to reject or disqualify any Entry that is deemed ineligible or for any reason that the Sponsor feels is necessary and/or appropriate, including without limitation, if that entrant has not complied with the Official Rules or has interfered, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, with the proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. All decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all aspects of the Sweepstakes. By participating, Grand Prize Winner grants the Sponsor permission a perpetual right to use his/her name, image, likeness or comments for publicity purposes in connection with this Sweepstakes (including, without limitation, any post-Sweepstakes publicity) without additional notice or consent, and without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law. By participating, each entrant agrees on his/her behalf, and on behalf of his/her respective heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, successors and assigns (collectively, the "Releasing Parties") to release, indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Sponsor, the Related Entities, and any advertising and promotional agencies or entities involved in the administration or advertising of this Sweepstakes as well as the respective employees, officers, directors and agents of each ("Released Parties") from any and all actions, causes of actions, suits, or liability whatsoever for loss, harm, damage, injury, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, judgments, costs or expense whatsoever (including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death) which may occur in connection with (i) participation in the Sweepstakes, (ii) entrant’s conduct in submitting his/her Entry, (iii) violation of these Official Rules, (iv) possession, acceptance, use or misuse of a prize or (v) Released Parties’ use of any rights granted herein, and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy or alleged breach of entrant’s representations and warranties herein. The Released Parties shall not be liable for: (1) late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, incomplete unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible Entries, (2) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (3) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of an Entry or other materials; (4) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the participation in the Sweepstakes; (5) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes; or (6) any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. The Sponsor disclaims any liability for damage to any wireless phone system resulting from participating in or accessing or downloading information in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes which corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor may disqualify any entrant if, in its sole discretion, it determines s/he is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair playing practices of intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or the Sponsor or its representatives. The Sponsor shall not be responsible if the Sweepstakes or prize fulfillment cannot be implemented or does not take place for any reason including delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, strikes, governmental action, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism, including without limitation, or for any reason outside of the Sponsor’s control.

NAME OF WINNER/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain the name of the Winner, (available after May 24, 2019), or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to be received before May 31, 2019 to: Win VIP Tickets to the Governor’s Ball in New York City Sweepstakes – Duane Reade, c/o Centra360, 1400 Old Country Road, Suite 306, Westbury, NY 11590. VT residents may omit return postage. Please specify “Winners List” or “Official Rules” on the outer envelope.

ADMINISTRATOR: Centra360, 1400 Old Country Road, Suite 306, Westbury, NY 11590

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