"OFFICIAL RULES" FOR "Virginia Wine Adventure” Sweepstakes
PLEASE READ THESE RULES CAREFULLY:
TO ENTER: There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. You must be 21 years of age or older and a resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia. To participate visit the Virginia ABC website at www.abc.virginia.gov.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS: No substitution, assignment, or transfer of any prize is permitted except that the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (“Co-Sponsor”) and/or Virginia Wine Marketing Office (“Co-Sponsor”) and/or Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (“Co-Sponsor”) reserve the right to substitute a prize or prize component of equal or greater value in the event that an offered prize is unavailable.
By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsors and you waive any right to claim ambiguity in regard to the Sweepstakes mechanics, and/or the interpretation of these Official Rules. By participating, you agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority Board members, Virginia Wine Marketing Office, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and any vendors/prize providers that may be associated with this Sweepstakes, and the respective officers and employees of these entities (“Released Parties”), from and against any claims, liability due to any injuries, damages or losses of any kind to any person or property of any kind which may occur, directly or indirectly, arising out of or in connection with: (i) participation in the Sweepstakes; (ii) violation of these Official Rules; (iii) possession, acceptance, use or misuse of a prize; (iv) Released Parties’ use of any rights granted herein; and/or (v) for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy or alleged breach of entrant’s representations and warranties herein.
ELIGIBILITY: Only one entry per person and one winner per household. Sweepstakes are open only to legal residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia who are 21 years of age or older. The Sweepstakes are void where prohibited by law or restricted. The Sweepstakes are not open to employees or immediate family members of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority Board members, Virginia Wine Marketing Office, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services or their immediate family.
PRIZES: The sweepstakes period runs from 12:01am on October 1, 2020 through 11:59pm on October 31, 2020 on the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority’s website.
ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL BE SELECTED BY RANDOM DRAWING BY NOVEMBER 15, 2020. THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. PROOF OF AGE AND RESIDENCY REQUIRED AT TIME OF PRIZE REDEMPTION.
THE GRAND PRIZE WINNERS WILL BE AWARDED THE FOLLOWING PRIZES WITH A TOTAL VALUE OF $1,000.00
- One – Overnight stay for two at the 1804 Inn at Barboursville Vineyards
- Two – Private tastings and lunches at Early Mountain Vineyards
- Two – Library tastings and tours at Barboursville Vineyards
- Two – Dinners at Palladio Restaurant at Barboursville Vineyards
- One – Virginia Wine tote bag filled with Virginia Wine items
- One – Gift basket of Virginia’s Finest items
WINNER SELECTION: Selection of the winner will be made at random at the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, 2901 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23220. One Grand Prize Winner will be selected and notified by November 15, 2020. The Grand Prize Winner will be notified first via email, then via phone if they do not respond via email. The Grand Prize Winner will have two days from the final notification to confirm acceptance of their prize. Responding via email or phone will constitute confirmation of acceptance. Failure to confirm acceptance after two days from final notification will constitute forfeiture of the prize. In the event a prize is forfeited, another winner will be randomly selected. This process will continue until the prize is awarded. The odds of winning will be determined by the total number of eligible entries received. Entrants agree the Sponsors have the sole right to decide all matters and disputes arising from this promotion and that a decision by the Sponsors is final and binding. The Grand Prize Winners assume all applicable tax liability for his/her prize and will be provided with appropriate tax documentation noting the total retail value of the prize awarded.
A potential winner may be requested to provide the Sponsors with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved, the entry will be deemed ineligible. The winner may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, which must be returned within seven days of attempted notification or an alternate winner may be chosen. Authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by the Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization that is responsible for arranging e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
DISCLAIMERS: The Sponsors are not responsible for errors in printing or electronic presentation of the Sweepstakes. Entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, will not be eligible. The Sponsors, in their sole discretion, reserve the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process. The Sponsors further reserve the right to cancel, terminate or modify any sweepstakes not capable of completion as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure or technical failures of any sort. Rules are subject to any requirements/limitations imposed by the Federal Communications Commission. Winner agrees that Released Parties and other participating partners in the promotion, their subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and promotion agencies shall not be liable for injuries or losses of any kind resulting from acceptance of or use of prizes. All Federal, State and local laws and regulations apply. Sweepstakes rules shall be governed and enforced pursuant to the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
PRIZE IS AWARDED AS-IS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY, GUARANTEE OR REPRESENTATION OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE).
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited by law, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action directly or indirectly arising out of, or in connection with, the Sweepstakes, the Entry, or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsors in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the Commonwealth of Virginia or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Virginia. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, or incidental damages, including, without limitation, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
Sweepstakes is subject to the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority’s Web policy located at: www.abc.virginia.gov/web-policy.
Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority
2901 Hermitage Rd.
Richmond, VA 23220
Virginia Wine Marketing Office
600 E. Main St., Ste. 308
Richmond, VA 23219
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
102 Governor St.
Richmond, VA 23219
VOID OUTSIDE THE COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA.