NORMS 70th Anniversary Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. By participating in these sweepstakes, you are providing your authorization, consent, and agreement to receive marketing text (SMS) messages and emails from the sponsor of this promotion. Message and data rates may apply. Reply STOP to end at any time. 4msgs/mo. max. Text HELP for help. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules.
Sponsor: NORMS Restaurants, LLC, 17904 Lakewood Blvd., Bellflower, California, 90706
Administrator: Momares, LLC at www.sweeppea.com
Eligibility: This Sweepstakes is only open to natural persons who are citizens or legal residents of the United States, who reside in the state of California, and who are 18 years of age or older as of the Sweepstakes start date. Employees, officers, and directors (including immediate family members and members of the same household) of the Sponsor, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, retailers, distributors and advertising and promotion agencies, Momares, LLC (the Administrator), and its affiliates and each of their respective employees, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, members, successors and assigns, and any other entities directly associated with this sweepstakes (collectively, Released Parties), are also not eligible to participate. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited.
Timing: The Sweepstakes Period begins October 23, 2019 at 12:01 am GMT-08:00 Pacific Time (PT) and ends November 21, 2019 at 11:59 pm PT (Sweepstakes Period). The Sweepstakes Period will be divided into four (4) entry periods: October 23, 2019 to October 29, 2019; October 30, 2019 to November 5, 2019; November 6, 2019 to November 12, 2019; and November 13, 2019 to November 21, 2019 (each an Entry Period, collectively the Entry Periods).
How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period eligible participants may enter in the following ways:
Text message and online entry form: During the first Entry Period, eligible Entrants can obtain a Sweepstakes entry by using a two-way text-messaging capable device and texting the keyword SOCAL, to the short code, 65047. A new keyword will be disclosed in participating restaurants during each Entry Period. After sending the text message, the Entrant will then receive a response text message providing a link to the mobile Sweepstakes entry form. Entry form must be completed and submitted to be an eligible entry. Entrants submitting a complete and eligible entry will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. Note: Standard text messaging rates, terms, and conditions apply and may not be available from all service providers or for all handsets. Other charges may also apply. Participants should check with their service provider for details. Proof of sending or submission of a text message will not be deemed to be proof of delivery or receipt by the Sponsor.
Limit: One (1) entry per person per Entry Period for a total of four (4) entries per person during the Sweepstakes Period, regardless of method of entry. Proof of submission of an entry is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor, Participating Restaurants, the Administrator, their respective parent companies, employees, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives and advertising and promotional agencies, and the officers, directors and employees of each of the foregoing (collectively, the Released Parties) are not responsible for: (a) late, incomplete, delayed, or misdirected entries; (b) causes beyond Released Parties’ reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes; (c) any entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these Official Rules; (d) incorrect or inaccurate entry information; (e) any typographical or other error in the printing or advertising of this offer, in the administration or execution of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement/notification of the prize Winners; or (f) cheating or fraud by any participant. All incomplete or non-conforming entries will be disqualified. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned except as provided herein. By participating, you consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of your personal information for the administration of this Sweepstakes.
Drawing and Notification: One (1) potential winner will be randomly drawn on or about November 26, 2019 from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period in accordance with these Official Rules through the entry methods offered. Winner(s) will be notified within two (2) business days of the drawing. All drawings will be conducted by the Administrator, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The potential winner will be notified by mobile phone, landline phone, or email and will be required to respond to the notification within three (3) business days indicating whether he/she can accept the prize. If no response is received within the time allotted, an alternate potential winner will be selected. Any alternates selected will also be required to respond to the notification within three (3) business days. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor is not responsible for suspended or discontinued internet, land line, or wireless service which may result in potential winner not receiving initial prize notification.
Prizes: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded at the end of the promotion. Prizes available include a prize of a check for $70,000 (Approximate Retail Value or ARV: $70,000); a prize of a check for $25,000 (ARV: $25,0000); OR a prize of a check for $700 (ARV: $700).
Prize Drawing: The potential winner will be verified once the Administrator confirms eligibility. Once verified, the Winner will be invited to play the “pick ‘til you win” lucky envelope game (the Game). The Game consists of the winner choosing from among forty (40) envelopes. Five (5) of the envelopes will contain a certificate for the $70,000 prize, six (6) of the envelopes will contain a certificate for the $25,000 prize, and twenty-nine (29) of the envelopes will contain a certificate for the $700 prize. The Winner will choose and open one (1) envelope at a time, revealing the prize certificate contained. The Winner wins the prize associated with the amount designated by the first five (5) matching certificates revealed in the Game.
ï Odds of winning $700 is 100%.
ï Odds of winning $25,000 is 1 in 481.
ï Odds of winning $70,000 is 1 in 1,926.
The Winner is required to travel to a NORMS Restaurant in California (location to be determined by Sponsor or Administrator) to play the Game. If the winner resides more than 200 miles from the nearest NORMS Restaurant in California, the Sponsor will provide the Winner a travel stipend of $200 to attend and play the Game. No travel stipend will be provided if the Winner resides within 200 miles of a NORMS Restaurant in California. The Game will be held between November 27, 2019 and December 18, 2019, on a date to be determined by the Sponsor or Administrator and communicated to Winner no less than two (2) days prior to the date selected for the Game.
Prize Conditions: By accepting any prize, the winner(s) agrees to release the Sponsor and the Released Parties from any and all liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by entering the promotion or for damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use/misuse of prize awarded. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to substitute any part of the prize package with another prize of equal or greater value in the event that the prize (or any component thereof) is not available. Prior to participating in the Game, Winner(s) will be required to complete, sign, and return to Administrator an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release form provided to them to be returned within three (3) business days of written notification, or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Winners will also be required to disclose his/her social security number for the purpose of issuance of a 1099 Form for tax reporting purposes. Each Winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes and/or any other fees/costs associated with the prize or receipt of the prize. By accepting a prize, Winner(s) grant permission for Sponsor and those acting under its authority to use their name, and address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or likeness, for advertising and/or publicity purposes, in any and all media (including posting on Web Site) now known or hereinafter invented without territorial or time limitations and without further notice to and without additional compensation. If you are selected as a Winner, your information may also be included in a publicly available Winner’s list.
General Conditions: By accepting a Prize, where permitted by law, recipient grants to the Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries and related companies, and those acting pursuant to the authority of Sponsor (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Sponsor’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time the recipient’s full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification. IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, ADMINISTRATOR, THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, DEALERS, DISTRIBUTORS, SUPPLIERS, PRIZE PROVIDER AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF THE PRIZES. By participating, Entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Sponsor, Administrator, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, dealers, distributors, suppliers, Prize provider and their respective directors, officers, employees, representatives and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may arise from participating in this Sweepstakes or its related activities or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Prize(s). Winner acknowledges that Sponsor has neither made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize.
Terms & Conditions: This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders and agents from any and all liability, loss, damage or injuries to any person (including death) or property of any kind sustained in connection with their participation in the Sweepstakes or from their acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of the prize, or for any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of the prize. Entrants further acknowledge that said parties have neither 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 the prize, including, but not limited to, its quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, violates these Official Rules. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited.
Limitations of Liability: If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, at any time, without notice and award the Prize using all non-suspect eligible entries received as of, or after (if applicable) this cancellation, termination, modification or suspension date, or in any manner that is fair and equitable. 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. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any wireless telephone network, wireless signal coverage or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR 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 of the Winner(s) the mobile phone and/or e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared by the authorized account holder of the mobile phone and/or e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a mobile phone account and/or e-mail address by a wireless telephone carrier and/or Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
Arbitration: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the NORMS 70th Anniversary Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party and exclusively settled by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) the arbitration shall be conducted in the state of California and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof.
Winner(s) List: To see the Winner(s) visit this page https://app2.sweeppea.com/SOCAL-winners after the Sweepstakes has ended. Winner information will be posted after Winner has been verified and the prize awarded.
Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter, Inc., Facebook, Inc., or Instagram, Inc. or any third party not specifically mentioned in these Official Rules.