WWE & Papa John’s Sweepstakes
NO PAYMENT, ENTRY FEE OR PURCHASE REQUIRED. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO, GUAM, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS AND OTHER U.S. TERRITORIES). ENTRANTS MUST BE AT LEAST EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER OR THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR STATE OF RESIDENCE AT TIME OF ENTRY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
HOW TO ENTER. The WWE & Papa John’s Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 10:00:00 AM (ET) on April 5, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 PM (ET) on April 11, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The promotion is sponsored by World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ("Sponsor"). Sponsor’s clock is the official time keeping device of the Sweepstakes.
There are two methods of entry (each, a “Sweepstakes Entry Method”):
1) Twitter Method of Entry: You may enter via Twitter by doing each of the following steps:
- Login to or join Twitter at www.twitter.com (tweets must be set to “public” and joining Twitter is free);
- Follow the @WWE account on Twitter (@WWE account must be followed both at time of entry and at time of prize notification); and
- Tweet a message using both of the hashtags #WWExPapaJohns and #Sweepstakes. Tweets about your favorite Papa John’s menu items are encouraged, but not required for entry.
2) Sweepstakes Website Method of Entry:
- Enter by visiting the registration page located at www.wwe.com/papajohns and completing the Sweepstakes registration form.
Limit of two (2) entries per person per day during the Sweepstakes Period; one (1) for each Sweepstakes Entry Method. Entrance into the Sweepstakes through multiple Twitter or email accounts will disqualify entrant from the Sweepstakes. All entry materials become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Each action completed in accordance with these Official Rules earns the entrant one entry in the Sweepstakes drawing, as noted. For Twitter Sweepstakes Entry Methods, all terms and conditions of Twitter.com apply, as applicable.
If you choose to enter via your mobile device, standard data rates may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account or e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person assigned an account by the organization responsible for assigning the applicable Twitter or email account used at the time of entry. The authorized account holder may be required to provide proof of identity. If a dispute cannot be resolved, the entry will be deemed ineligible. Any other attempted form of entry is prohibited; no automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES. While you are not required to provide any content (including, text, photos or videos) other than the designated hashtags in connection with Twitter entries, you are encouraged to post about your favorite Papa John’s menu items, including showcasing photos of your order. Posting content will not increase your chances of winning. Any content you submit as part of your Sweepstakes entry via Twitter must comply with the submission guidelines immediately below (the “Submission Guidelines”). Any entry that, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, violates these Official Rules or the Submission Guidelines below will be disqualified and/or will not be eligible to win a prize.
(a) Content must be the original work of the entrant. Entries may incorporate only the facial likeness or name of the Entrant and must not incorporate the facial likeness or name of any other person.
(b) Content must not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, privacy or publicity rights of any person, or other rights of any person or entity. Content cannot contain or promote the products or services of any company or entity or contain trademarks or logos, or promote any brand or product, other than WWE and Papa John’s trademarks, logos, brands and products.
(c) Content cannot contain material that is offensive, inappropriate, hazardous, indecent or obscene, profane, or defamatory, libelous, slanderous or disparaging. Content cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive, contain full or partial nudity, pornographic material or content that is disparaging to any ethnic, racial, general, religious, professional or age group.
(d) Sponsor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, disqualify any content that it believes violates any of the foregoing requirements or otherwise fails to comply with these Official Rules.
(e) As a condition of entry, each entrant agrees to indemnify and hold the Releasees (as defined below) harmless from and against any and all claims or liability to a third party that arise out of the content of any text, photo or video submitted in this Sweepstakes, or the entrant’s failure to comply with these Submission Guidelines or the Official Rules.
LICENSE. By submitting an entry, entrant grants to each of Sponsor and Papa John’s a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, sublicensable, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display entrant’s name and likeness and such entry materials, in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including, without limitation, for promotional or marketing purposes, without additional compensation, notification or permission, unless restricted by law. If necessary, entrant will sign any necessary documentation that may be required for Sponsor and/or Papa John’s or their respective designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the entry. Entrant recognizes that nothing herein shall be interpreted to require Sponsor and/or Papa John’s to exercise any of the rights granted hereunder.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
ELIGIBILITY. Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and Washington, D.C., who are eighteen (18) years of age or older or the age of majority in their state of residence (which is nineteen (19) in Alabama, Nebraska, twenty-one (21) in Mississippi, and eighteen (18) in all other states) when they enter the Sweepstakes. Employees, officers and directors of WWE (including WWE performing talent) and its subsidiaries, affiliates (i.e., entities controlling, controlled by or under common control with, WWE), Papa John’s, their promotion and advertising agencies, and anyone involved the development or execution of the Sweepstakes, and the immediate family members (meaning spouses, parents, siblings, children and their respective spouses) and members of the households of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible. By taking part in this Sweepstakes participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. WWE reserves the right to permanently disqualify from this Sweepstakes any person it believes has intentionally violated these Rules. Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
DRAWING. The Winners will be selected at random from among all eligible entries received. The random drawing shall take place on or about 4/15/2021 by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding on all aspects of this Sweepstakes and not subject to appeal. The potential Winners will be contacted by direct message on Twitter or email, as applicable based on method of winning entry, within approximately one (1) business day after being selected. Potential Winners will be required to claim his or her prize within two (2) business days of the time the winner notification is sent. To claim the prize, the potential Winners must respond as directed in the message sent to potential Winner. Potential Winners may be required to provide additional information to confirm identity and eligibility and also may be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and, where legal, a Publicity Release, and any other documentation that Sponsor may require and to see to it that Sponsor is in receipt of such information and documents within two (2) business days of being requested to provide the same. In all cases, Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of identity, residency and age, and the potential Winner will be deemed to have forfeited the prize if Sponsor, in its sole discretion, finds that the proof is unsatisfactory. The prize will be forfeited (i) if selected potential Winner does not timely provide the requisite information, return the requisite documents or cannot be reached within two (2) business days from initial notification attempt, (ii) if prize is returned as non-deliverable, and/or (iii) in the event of non-compliance with any of the requirements of these Official Rules.
GRAND PRIZE. One (1) Grand Prize consists of one (1) WWE Championship replica title; two (2) WrestleMania 37 chairs; one (1) WrestleMania 37 t-shirt; one (1) WrestleMania 37 sweatshirt; free Papa John’s pizza for a year, presented as a Papa John’s gift card worth $1040; and one (1) Papa John’s swag bag. The potential winner of the Grand Prize must respond promptly to Sponsor’s request regarding coordination of prize elements. All costs and expenses related to prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being awarded shall be the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner, including, but not limited to, all federal, state and local taxes, access to an internet-connected device, and any additional internet, network and/or wireless service not expressly provided as part of the prize.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, the Grand Prize Winner by acceptance of the Grand Prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its 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. For avoidance of doubt, in all instances Papa John’s shall be a Sponsor designee and/or licensee in connection with the aforementioned rights.
Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize package: $1740.00 USD. The ARV is determined as of the date of the printing of these Official Rules. The difference in the value of the prize as stated herein and value at time of prize notification, if any, will not be awarded.
All expenses not specified in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, taxes and insurance are solely Winners’ responsibility. Winners shall be responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, including, but not limited to, any sales and income taxes. Prizes may not be substituted, transferred or redeemed for cash, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute similar prize of comparable or greater value in its sole discretion.
ODDS OF WINNING. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
GENERAL CONDITIONS. Sweepstakes entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor which are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. By entering, participants (and parent/legal guardian if participant is a minor) release and hold harmless Sponsor, Papa John’s, and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, representatives, promotion, advertising and online technology agencies, prize suppliers and all others associated with the development or execution of this Sweepstakes and each of their respective owners, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, contractors and agents (the “Releasees”) from any and all liability or any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes or acceptance, use, misuse or nonuse of any prize or parts thereof (including, without limitation, activity or travel related thereto), including, without limitation, liability for death, personal injury, damage or loss of any kind, and from liability to any other persons relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with this Sweepstakes. The Releasees do not make any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of any prize, including, without limitation, quality, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority, or if the Sweepstakes cannot take place or if the Grand Prize cannot be awarded due to acts of war, natural disasters, weather, acts of terrorism, or if the Event is cancelled for any reason. Sponsor reserves the right to modify this Sweepstakes in any way it deems necessary or appropriate and to cancel this Sweepstakes if it deems necessary or appropriate.
INTERNET. The use of any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits any participant to automatically register and/or enter repeatedly is prohibited. 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, 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 for any reason. Should this Sweepstakes be terminated, Sponsor reserves the right to select the Winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the action requiring such termination. Releasees assume 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. Releasees are not responsible for lost, late, garbled or misdirected entries or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network 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, without limitation, 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, 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.
DISPUTES. EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED, ENTRANT AGREES THAT: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED, INCLUDING COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, BUT IN NO EVENT ATTORNEYS’ FEES; AND (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES AND ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN FOR ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES, AND ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED.
LIST OF WINNERS. For the names of the Winners, available after May 30, 2021, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: WWE & Papa John’s Sweepstakes, WWE Sweepstakes Fulfillment, 1241 East Main Street, Stamford, CT 06902. Requests must be received by July 31, 2021.
MISCELLANEOUS. Participants agree that this Sweepstakes is governed solely by the laws of the State of Connecticut. Any claims arising out of the Sweepstakes shall be governed solely by Connecticut law and may be brought only in a federal or state court in Connecticut. If any provisions of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
SPONSOR. This Sweepstakes is sponsored by World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.,1241 East Main Street, Stamford, CT 06902. All inquiries regarding the Sweepstakes should be directed to World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
© World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All rights reserved. WWE is a registered trademark of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
Papa John’s is not a sponsor of this Sweepstakes and is not responsible for the administration of the Sweepstakes, the collection of the entries, or the conduct of any drawing.
Any third-party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third-party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Sweepstakes is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes may be advertised on social media sites/platforms, but this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, such social media sites/platforms (such as Twitter, Instagram or Facebook).