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Hooters Race Ticket Sweepstakes Virginia, September 2018

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS VALID ONLY IN THE STATE OF VIRGINIA, AND IS OPEN ONLY TO ELIGIBLE ENTRANTS. VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED. BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR. DO NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND FALL WITHIN THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AS SET FORTH BELOW.

Sweepstakes Name: Hooters Race Ticket Sweepstakes Virginia, September 2018 (the “Sweepstakes”).

Odds: Odds of being selected as a grand prize winner are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received for each scheduled prize drawing (see below).

Sweepstakes Dates: Sweepstakes registration is scheduled to begin at 11:00 am Eastern Standard Time (“ET”) on 9/15/18 and end at 3:00 pm ET on 9/22/18 (the “Registration Period”). For purposes of these Official Rules, all times are given in Eastern Time. The Sweepstakes computer is the “official computer” and official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void outside the 50 United States and D.C., and wherever restricted or prohibited by law.

Who may Enter: Sweepstakes is open only to individuals who are legal residents of, and physically located within, the State of Virginia, who are at least 18 years of age or older, as of date of entry, and have a valid U.S. driver’s license or government issued ID, except the following persons who are not eligible to enter or win:

  • Employees, officers, managers, and directors of Hooters Restaurants and of Hooters of America, LLC (collectively “Sponsor”), and other participating sponsors, and each of their respective franchisees, parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this promotion (collectively, “Released Parties”), and the members of the immediate families or households, whether or not related, of any of the above. “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes of this promotion, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grand children (including step grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside.

How to Enter: Visit the participating Hooters Restaurant location (Hooters of Richmond, VA) to obtain and complete the sign-up form with all required information, including your name, valid email address, phone number (including area code), date of birth, and agreement to these Official Rules.

Maximum of one entry per person/authorized email account holder in the Sweepstakes during the entire Registration Period. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed using multiple/different identities, and/or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes.

Any incomplete or illegible entries, or entries submitted not in compliance with these Official Rules, or any entries submitted with an invalid or false email address or phone number will be disqualified. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, damaged, or for entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these Official Rules, or for any entry not submitted or received due to any technical error or failure, unauthorized human intervention, inaccurate capture or mis-entry of any required information, or the failure to capture any such information for any reason including programming or technical errors, or effects of hackers or failure of any electronic equipment, computer or cellular transmissions and/or network connections; all of which will be disqualified.

Any available opt-in opportunities are not required to enter the Sweepstakes, and checking the opt-in boxes will not improve your chances of winning. Entrants may opt out of Email Club membership at any time, without affecting their entry(ies), by replying UNSUBSCRIBE to any email message, or following provided opt-out instructions. By participating and submitting an entry, entrant agrees that Sponsor and participating parties are authorized to contact entrant via email, mail, phone or any other form of media to make entrant aware of information pertinent to the Sweepstakes, contact and publicize winners, and, if an entrant selects to receive additional information from Sponsor or Administrator on the entry form, and to distribute information regarding the Sponsor(s) featured products, special events or promotional offers, or coupons. Entrants may opt-out of any further email communication at any time by simply replying REMOVE to any email message, or following the provided opt-out instructions. All information submitted to Sponsor as part of this Sweepstakes will be treated in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy statement, available at www.hooters.com/Company/PrivacyPolicy.aspx. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the online entry form to be eligible. Entrants have the right to withdraw and correct their personal data, but entrants are not allowed to re-submit their entries. Entrants who want to submit corrections to personal data submitted can do so by contacting Sponsor as provided in the privacy policy of Sponsor.

Each entrant must submit an entry on his/her own behalf. Any entry submitted on behalf of another individual or using another person’s email address or name, or providing any false email addresses or information, will be disqualified and ineligible to claim any prize. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries allowed by using same, multiple/different emails, identities, or any other methods void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified. No mechanically reproduced or automated entries permitted. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all such entries will be deemed void.

In the event of a dispute as to any online registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant and he/she must be eligible according to these Official Rules. The “authorized email account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.

By registering to enter Sweepstakes, you affirm that you have read and accepted these Official Rules. All entries received become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. All entrants agree to be bound by and abide by the official rules of the Sweepstakes.

Winner Selection and Notification: Winners will be randomly selected on September 22, 2018, from among all eligible entries received during the Registration Period. Each potential prize winner will be notified via email and/or by phone to the email address or phone number they submitted with their entry. Each winner must respond within 24-hours as instructed to verify eligibility and prize acceptance with Sponsor. Note: phone messages will not be left during the winner notification process. Failure to respond within 24-hours of the initial notification attempt will result in disqualification, and Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to select and notify an alternate potential winner for any disqualified entrant from among all remaining eligible entries received, and notify that alternate per the procedures outlined above, time permitting.

Eligible prize winners will be provided a weblink or email attachment with their two (2) tickets to their entrant’s designated email. All travel requirements, transportation or other costs associates with or incurred as a result of accepting or using the prize, including prize delivery, pick up or redemption/use, are at the sole expense of winner. No transportation, accommodations, parking or other costs are included as part of the prize award.

Sponsor is not responsible for entrant’s errors in correctly entering their email address or phone number, or for any email notifications that are blocked, returned, undelivered, lost or directed to any Spam or Junk folders, or not received for any reason. Entrants should search their entire email account including Spam or Junk folders for email delivery. If any email is returned as undeliverable, then that entrant may be disqualified and Sponsor reserves the right to select an alternate potential winner from among all remaining eligible entries received for that corresponding race, and notify that alternate per the procedures outlined above, time permitting. Any disqualified contestant will not receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation.

Decisions of the Sponsor in the selection and determination of prize winners and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding. Failure to collect or properly claim any prize in accordance with these Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If forfeited for any reason, finalist will not receive any other prize substitution or compensation, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.

Prize – Maximum of 1 prize available. The prize awarded in the drawing consists of: two (2) general admission tickets to the Federated Auto Parts 400 MENCS, and each ticket has an approximate retail value (ARV) of $110.00. Total ARV for the tickets in this Sweepstakes is $220.00. Seat locations are solely designated and determined by Sponsor. Tickets subject to the terms and conditions and policies of the hosting venue.

Any and all costs or expenses related to prize acceptance, delivery and use not specified herein as being included in the prize are the winner’s sole responsibility, including but not limited to all transportation or travel costs required for redemption/use, parking, accommodations, meals and incidental expenses, and all federal, state and local taxes on any prize.

Prize award is non-transferable and no cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Failure to collect or properly claim prize in accordance with these Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. All properly claimed prizes will be awarded. Any unclaimed prizes will not be awarded, except as provided herein. Other restrictions may apply.

Additional Rules & Restrictions: In the event an entrant wins a prize, and is later found to be in violation of these Official Rules he/she will be required to forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after winner has used the prize. Participation in Sweepstakes constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use entrants’ names, cities and states of residence and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide on perpetuity without limitation or further compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law. False, fraudulent or deceptive entries or acts shall render entrants ineligible for any prize.

By participating, entrants agree to hold all Released Parties harmless from any claims, losses, actions, or damages of any kind, whether actual, incidental or consequential, for injury (including but not limited to death), damages, losses or expenses arising out of or relating to entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes, or the acceptance, possession or use/misuse of any prize, or participation in prize-related activities (including but not limited to travel or activity related thereto), and to assume all liability therefor, including, but not limited to (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or land line phone service; (f) any injury, or loss (including death) to persons or property of any kind, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt, use or misuse of any prize (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, claims, costs, personal injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction or property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional, under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory); and (g) any claims based on publicity rights, copyright/trademark infringement, intellectual property rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery.

Released Parties shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, any actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment failure, terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, or any other cause beyond Released Parties’ sole control.

Entrants are restricted to use of ordinary and typical computer equipment, mobile phone equipment, Internet access and cellular networks. Sponsor disclaims all liability for the inability of an entrant to complete or continue an entry due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond the Sponsor’s control, or otherwise. The Sponsor disclaims any liability for entries not received due to technical difficulties or transmission errors. The Sponsor disclaims all liability for any delays, mis-delivery, loss, or failure in the delivery of any item sent by mail, courier, express, electronic transmission, or other delivery method. Released Parties are not responsible for mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer, hardware or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, including: failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed transmission of online entries, traffic congestion on telephone lines, the Internet or at any website or lost or unavailable network connections which may limit an online entrant's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes, and any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile phone related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for any other errors of any kind, whether computer, technical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitations, errors which may occur in connection with the printing or advertising of this Sweepstakes, administration or execution of the Sweepstakes, the cancellation of the game, the processing of entries or in the announcement of the prizes or prize winners. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be in violation of the Official Rules; or acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND ITS AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy or threaten the integrity of the Sweepstakes, in the opinion of the Sponsor/Administrator, or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor/Administrator, in their sole discretion. In the event of early termination of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to determine the potential winners in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time/date of such termination.

IN CASE OF DISPUTES: This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States and of the State of Georgia without respect to conflict of law doctrines. Unless otherwise prohibited by law, as a condition to participating in the Sweepstakes the prize awarded by this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and will be determined by final and binding individual dispute resolution under the applicable rules of the American Arbitration Association; (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, and in no event will entrant be entitled to received attorneys' fees or other legal costs; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, 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. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Georgia or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Georgia.

Official Rules & Winners List: For a copy of these Official Rules, or the name of prize winners, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by March of 2019 to: Hooters Race Ticket Sweepstakes Virginia September 2018, Hooters of America, LLC, 1815 The Exchange, Atlanta, GA 30339. PLEASE SPECIFY which you are requesting, official rules or winners list.

Sponsor: Hooters of America, LLC, 1815 The Exchange, Atlanta, GA 30339.

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