Official Rules


OFFICIAL RULES
Wendy’s® – It’s the Bacon, Baby Sweepstakes

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal U.S. residents who reside in the Philadelphia Tri-State area, the Harrisburg-Lebanon-Lancaster-York, PA area; the New York Tri-State area; the greater Hartford-New Haven-New London, CT area; Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Brattleboro, VT. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Comcast Spotlight, Inc., Wendy’s International, Inc. (collectively, the “Sponsors”), and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees and participating advertising co-ops, and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsors, which are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Void outside of the eligible areas stated above and where prohibited.

The sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on February 25, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on March 31, 2013 (“Sweepstakes Period”). To enter, visit http://www.itsthebaconbaby.com, complete all of the required information and include the Wendy’s promotional code “Baconator” and follow all instructions to submit the official entry form to receive one (1) entry. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on March 31, 2013 to be eligible. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Limit of one (1) entry per person using only one (1) email address per day. Entries received in excess of the above stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned.

RANDOM DRAWING: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about March 30, 2013 from all eligible entries received. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified by phone, mail and/or email and potential Grand Prize winner will, and potential First and Second Prize winners may, be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, or Sponsors are unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsors’ discretion, an alternate winner may be selected for the applicable prize.

PRIZES: Grand Prize (1): A $5,000 American Express Gift Card and a private meet and greet lunch with Dick Vitale (to take place near winner’s residence on or about May 30, 2013 at a location and time to be determined by Sponsors, in their sole discretion). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize: $5,000. First Prize (1): A 40 inch Flat Screen HDTV with an ARV of $400. Second Prize (1): A HD tablet with an ARV of $199. All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including if the Grand Prize winner, and ground transportation to/from meet and greet lunch are the sole responsibility of the winners. Gift card is subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer. If, for any reason, Sponsors are unable to provide meet and greet opportunity with Dick Vitale for Grand Prize winner, no compensation or substitution will be provided; however, the remainder of prize package will be awarded and Sponsors will have no further obligation to winner. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize, but Sponsor reserve the right, at their sole discretion, to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit one (1) prize per person/email address/household for the entire sweepstakes. Total ARV of all prizes: $5,599.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries or email; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsors, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in Sponsors’ sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsors, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes and, if terminated, at their discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsors, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchisees and participating advertising co-ops, and advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in this sweepstakes. Each winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsors and their respective designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Pennsylvania, USA.

WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners available after April 29, 2013 send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to It’s the Bacon, Baby Winners, Comcast Spotlight, 166 E. Levering Mill Road Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 for receipt no later than July 31, 2013. Sponsor has sixty (60) days to process your request after receipt.

SPONSORS: Comcast Spotlight, Inc., 166 E. Levering Mill Road Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, Live Nation 111 Presidential Blvd, Ste. 111 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.