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BARILLA® + SQUISITO NATIONAL PASTA MONTH OFFICIAL RULES

Promotion Watch Draft #6: 10/1/20 – 1:55 PM (ET)

BARILLA® + SQUISITO NATIONAL PASTA MONTH PROMOTION 

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  YOU MUST HAVE INTERNET ACCESS IN ORDER TO ENTER.  VOID OUTSIDE OF MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, TENNESSEE, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND WHERE OTHERWISE PROHIBITED.

1.PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The Barilla® + Squisito National Pasta Month Promotion is an online-only Weekly Sweepstakes (“Weekly Sweepstakes”) and a Grand Prize Sweepstakes (“Grand Prize Sweepstakes”) (collectively, the “Sweepstakes”) that begins on 10/1/20 at 12:00:00 AM (ET) and ends on 10/31/20 at 11:59:59 PM (ET) (“Promotion Period”).  The Sweepstakes will consist of four (4) Weekly Sweepstakes Entry Periods (collectively, the “Weekly Entry Periods”) with a different entry activity associated with each Weekly Entry Period, as more fully described below.  There will be two (2) Weekly prizes for each Weekly Sweepstakes Entry Period (a total of eight (8) Weekly Sweepstakes prizes).  For purposes of these Official Rules, the Weekly Entry Periods are defined as follows:


Weekly Entry Period

Start Entry

End Entry

1

10/1/20 at 12:00:01 AM (ET)

10/10/20 at 11:59:59 PM (ET)

2

10/11/20 at 12:00:00 AM (ET)

10/17/20 at 11:59:59 PM (ET)

3

10/18/20 at 12:00:00 AM (ET)

10/24/20 at 11:59:59 PM (ET)

4

10/25/20 at 12:00:00 AM (ET)

10/31/20 at 11:59:59 PM (ET)


For purposes of these Official Rules, a “Day” is defined as each twenty-four (24) hour period during the Promotion Period beginning at 12:00:00 AM (ET) and ending at 11:59:59 PM (ET).Non-winning Weekly Sweepstakes entries will automatically rollover into subsequent Weekly Sweepstakes drawings; all eligible Weekly Sweepstakes entries will be automatically entered into the Grand Prize Sweepstakes.  There will be two (2) Grand Prize winners in the Grand Prize Sweepstakes which will be randomly selected at the end of the Promotion Period.  How to enter, eligibility requirements and prize details are more fully described below.

2.ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the states of Maryland, Virginia, Tennessee and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry and are not European Union (“EU”) citizens.  Employees of Barilla America, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Squisito Pizza and Pasta, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, advertising and promotion agencies and anyone else connected with the production and distribution of this Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”) and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate.

3.HOW TO ENTER:

A)Weekly Sweepstakes Entry. You may enter the Weekly Sweepstakes for each Weekly Entry Period as follows:

Weekly Entry Period #1.  Download the Squisito Pizza and Pasta App from the respective app store that is compatible with your wireless device.  Upon completion of the app download process and registration in the app, you will receive one (1) Entry into Weekly Entry Period #1.  App download and app registration is free.  NOTE: If you have previously downloaded the Squisito Pizza and Pasta App prior to the Promotion Period, simply click on the banner located on the app home screen and follow the instructions to earn one (1) Entry into Weekly Entry Period #1.  Limit one (1) Weekly Entry Period #1 entry per person/email address.

Weekly Entry Period #2.  Go to Instagram at http://www.instagram.comand log into your Instagram account.  Then, share a great moment you had at Squisito or what your ideal moment at Squisito would include, along with the Hashtag #SquisitoPastaMonthEntry (the “Hashtag”) and tag @SquisitoPizzandPasta (the “Tag”).  Entry must be completed from the entrant’s non-private Instagram account, you must include the Instagram Hashtag and the Tag to be eligible as an entry into Weekly Entry Period #2 in the Sweepstakes.  You must be a registered Instagram member to enter in Weekly Entry Period #2 in the Sweepstakes.  Instagram account registration and Sweepstakes entry is free.  Limit one (1) Weekly Entry Period #2 entry per person/email address.

Weekly Entry Period #3.  Go to the Website and sign-up for the Squisito Pizza and Pasta e-newsletter. Limit one (1) Weekly Entry Period #3 entry per person/email address.

Weekly Entry Period #4.  Go to Facebook, log into to your Facebook account and go to https://www.facebook.com/squisitopizzandpasta (“SquisitoFacebook Page”).  Then, complete your entry by posting a comment and tag two (2) friends directly on the Squisito Facebook Page.  You must post your entry on the Squisito Facebook Page and you must tag two (2) friends to be eligible as an entry into Weekly Entry Period #4 in the Sweepstakes.  You must be a registered Facebook member to enter in Weekly Entry Period #4 in the Sweepstakes.  Facebook account registration and Sweepstakes entry is free.

Direct any questions, comments, or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes to Sponsor, not Instagram or Facebook. 

B)Grand Prize Sweepstakes Entry.  Upon completion of your Weekly Sweepstakes entry, you will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Grand Prize Sweepstakes.  Limit one (1) Grand Prize Sweepstakes for each Weekly Sweepstakes Entry Period entry completed per person/email address for the Promotion Period / maximum of four (4) Grand Prize Sweepstakes entries per person/email address for the Promotion Period.

Entrants must confirm that they are not an EU citizen during the entry process.All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  In the event of a dispute regarding entries, any entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address, Instagram account and/or Facebook account submitted at the time of entry, provided that person meets all eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules.  “Authorized Account Holder” means the natural person who is assigned to an email address, Instagram account, and/or Facebook account by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.  Entrants may not participate with multiple e-mail addresses or Instagram/Facebook account, nor may entrants use any device or artifice to enter multiple times during a Weekly Entry Period during the Promotion Period or as multiple entrants.  Any entrant who attempts to enter with multiple e-mail addresses or Instagram/Facebook account, under multiple identities or uses any other device or artifice to enter multiple times during a Weekly Entry Period, during the Promotion Period will be disqualified from participation in the Sweepstakes and all entries submitted by that entrant will be void.  Only fully completed entries are eligible.  Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.  Sponsor is not responsible for any change of mailing address, email address, and/or telephone number of entrants.

4.WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Eight (8) Weekly Sweepstakes winners (two (2) Weekly Sweepstakes winners each Weekly Entry Period of the Promotion Period) will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the respective Weekly Entry Period on or about the next business day following the close of the Weekly Entry Period by Sponsor or its designee, whose decisions are final.  Two (2) Grand Prize Sweepstakes winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period in the Grand Prize Sweepstakes on or about 11/2/20 by Sponsor or its designee, whose decisions are final.  Any potential winner will be the entrant of the entry that is associated with that is randomly selected as a winning entry, subject to eligibility verification.  Potential prize winners will be notified via email and/or phone at Sponsor’s discretion, within seventy-two (72) hours of the random drawing with instructions on how to verify eligibility and claim the prize using contact information provided or collected at the time of entry.  Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by the potential winner for any reason.  If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within two (2) business days of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected.  Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners in accordance with the above procedure, after which the prize may go unawarded if it remains unclaimed.  If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.

5.PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (ARV)/ODDS: Two (2) Grand Prizes are available. Each Grand Prize Sweepstakes prize winner will receive $400 in Squisito Gift Cards.  Eight (8) Weekly Sweepstakes Prizes are available (two (2) Weekly Sweepstakes Prizes each Weekly Entry Period of the Promotion Period).  Each Weekly Sweepstakes prize winner will receive one (1) $50 Squisito Gift Card.  Gift cards are subject to the terms and conditions associated with their use.  Total ARV of all prizes $1,200.  Odds of winning a Grand Prize depend on total number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.  Odds of winning a Weekly Sweepstakes prize depend on total number of eligible entries received for each respective Weekly Sweepstakes entry period during the Promotion Period.  Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded.  All applicable federal, state, and local taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winner.  Limit one (1) Grand Prize and one (1) Weekly Sweepstakes prize per person in the Sweepstakes.

6.GENERAL: Potential prize winners may be required to sign and return a notarized Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release and, where permitted by law, Publicity Release within ten (10) days after first notification attempt.  If potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award and such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.  If prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected.  No correspondence will be acknowledged.  No cash equivalents, substitutions or transfer of prize permitted except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that an offered prize is unavailable.  Subject to all federal, state and local laws/regulations.  Promotion Entities will have no liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize or participation in the Sweepstakes or any prize-related activities.  By participating and accepting the prize, winner releases and agrees to hold harmless Promotion Entities and each of their respective affiliates, directors, employees, officers and agents from any and all liability, injury, loss or damage of any kind, including but not limited to personal injury or death, arising from or in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes, or the awarding, receipt, possession, use or misuse of any prize and/or prize related activity.  Acceptance of a prize shall be construed as and signify prize winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor may use the prize winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, prize information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation, review, approval or payment, where allowed by law.By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer or in the administration of the Sweepstakes.

7.LIMITATIONS AND RELEASES: Promotion Entities are not responsible for lost, late, mutilated or illegible entries nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website and/or wireless network or any combination thereof.  Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper entry and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein.  If for any reason the online portion of the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer 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 at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.  In such event, Sponsor shall post notice on the Website as soon as practical after any action is taken and award any remaining prize(s) from among all eligible non-suspect entries received up to the action taken by the Sponsor provided a sufficient number of eligible entries have been received.  The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.  CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF LAW AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.

8.PRIVACY: For information about how the Sponsor and Squisito Pizza and Pasta use your personal information, please see their respective privacy policy, located at http://www.barillaus.com/privacy-policy for the Sponsor and https://app4mobilebiz.wpengine.com/business-end-user-privacy-policy.html for Squisito Pizza and Pasta.

9.WINNER’S LIST: For names of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 12/20/20 to:Barilla®+ Squisito National Pasta Month Promotion, Attn: Winner’s List, 4500 Highlands Parkway, Smyrna, GA  30082.  Winner’s list to be available after 11/20/20.

10.SPONSOR: Barilla America, Inc., 885 Sunset Ridge Rd. Northbrook, IL 60062.

© 2020 Barilla America, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.

© 2020 Squisito Pizza and Pasta

THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH INSTAGRAM OR FACEBOOK.  INSTAGRAM AND FACEBOOK ARE COMPLETELY RELEASED OF ALL LIABILITY BY EACH ENTRANT IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.