The Cheesiest Cheesy Jokes

THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR PLAY IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY U.S. LAW. DO NOT ENTER UNLESS YOU ARE ELIGIBLE AND LOCATED IN THE UNITED STATES AT THE TIME OF PARTICIPATION. (SEE SECTION 5 FOR ELIGIBILITY.)

CULVER’S CHEESY JOKES SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”)

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED. SWEEPSTAKES SUBJECT TO OFFICIAL RULES.

  1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins November 6, 2017 at 9:00:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) and ends November 17, 2017 at 4:59:59 p.m. CT (the "Sweepstakes Period"). The Sweepstakes Period is divided into twelve (12) daily entry periods (each a “Day”). A “Day” is defined as the twenty-four (24) hours between 12:00:00 a.m. CT and 11:59:59 p.m. CT of the same day with the exception of the first day of the Sweepstakes Period which shall begin at 9:00:00 a.m. CT and end at 11:59:59 p.m. CT of the same day, and the last day of the Sweepstakes Period which shall begin at 12:00:00 a.m. CT and end at 4:59:59 p.m. CT of the same day.

  2. HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit www.culvers.com/cheesyjokes (the “Website”) and follow the instructions to complete and submit the online registration form to receive one (1) entry into the Daily Drawing (corresponding to the Day in which you submitted your entry) and one (1) entry into the Grand Prize Drawing. At the time of entering, entrant will be asked to share a “Cheesy” joke by inputting their joke on the Website. Entries/jokes will not be judged. Jokes must not contain inappropriate material as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to verify all entries.

    Sponsor may feature any/all jokes on the Website, in its sole discretion. Jokes selected to be featured on the Website are unrelated to the winner selection process and do not guarantee selection as a winner in the Sweepstakes nor does it entitle the entrant whom submitted the joke to any compensation or prize. By submitting a joke, you acknowledge that Sponsor has no obligation to feature any joke you submitted.

    Limit three (3) entries per Day per person/email/household. All entries must be received and recorded during the Sweepstakes Period. The computer of the Website is the official time-keeping device of the Sweepstakes. You must have internet access and must have a valid email address in order to participate.

    The name of the person submitting the email address upon Sweepstakes entry must be the name of the authorized account holder of such email address, otherwise, entry may be deemed void. In the event of a dispute over the identity of a potential winner, the entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry, and the potential winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address submitted upon entry. It is solely the responsibility of the entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his or her email address during the Sweepstakes Period.

    Proof of delivery or receipt of entry will not be deemed by the Sponsor as proof of entry into this Sweepstakes. Each entry must be manually key stroked and/or manually entered by the individual entrant; automated and/or repetitive electronic submission of entries (including but not limited to entries made using any script, macro, bot or Sweepstakes service) will be disqualified and transmissions from these or related email addresses or IP addresses may be blocked. Additionally, use of multiple email addresses or the manipulation of an entrant’s contact information for the purpose of obtaining more than the stated number of entries is prohibited and such persons will be disqualified and all entries shall be deemed invalid and any prize won shall be forfeited.

  3. PRIZES:

    Grand Prize: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded consisting of a $500.00 Culver’s gift card.

    Daily Prizes: One hundred twenty (120) Daily Prizes will be awarded (ten [10] per Day for each Day of the Sweepstakes Period), each consisting of a $10.00 Culver’s gift card.

    Gift Cards are subject to terms and conditions as set by issuer. Total value of all prizes: $1,700.00.

  4. PRIZE DRAWINGS:

    Daily Drawings: Ten (10) Daily Prize winners will be selected for each Day of the Sweepstakes Period in a random drawing to be held on or about each business day following the applicable day from eligible entries received for a given Day (each a “Daily Drawing”). Odds of winning a Daily Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received for a given Daily Drawing.

    Grand Prize Drawing: One (1) Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected on or about November 20, 2017 from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received for the entire Sweepstakes Period.

    Drawings will be conducted by an independent judging organization, whose decisions shall be final. Limit one (1) Daily Prize per person/email address/household. A Daily Prize winner is eligible to win the Grand Prize.

  5. ELIGIBILITY: YOU MUST BE A LEGAL U.S. RESIDENT RESIDING IN THE STATE OF ARIZONA, COLORADO, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, IDAHO, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA, NORTH CAROLINA, NORTH DAKOTA, OHIO, SOUTH CAROLINA, SOUTH DAKOTA, TENNESSEE, TEXAS, UTAH, WISCONSIN or WYOMING (EACH AN “ELIGIBLE STATE”) THROUGHOUT THE SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD AND 18 YEARS OF AGE (19 IN NEBRASKA) OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY to enter and be eligible to win. Potential winners may be required to provide proof of legal U.S. residency if requested by Sponsor to determine eligibility and as a condition of prize award. Employees of Culver Franchising System, LLC, its participating locations, and all of their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, printers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies (collectively, “Sponsor and Promotion Parties”), and the immediate family members of each are not eligible to participate or win.

  6. GENERAL: The Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of Wisconsin in the United States. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Except as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, no substitution of prize is offered, no transfer of prize to a third party is permitted, and prizes may not be redeemed for cash value (unless at the sole discretion of the Sponsor). Winners will be solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes on prizes. If applicable, winners will receive an IRS Form 1099 for the retail value of their prize. All other expenses on the receipt and use of the prize not specifically mentioned herein are solely the responsibility of the winner. Any portion of a prize not accepted by winner will be forfeited. Each winner’s first name, last initial and state may be disclosed on Winner’s List, which will be distributed upon request and as required by law. The information you provide will only be used in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy available at https://www.culvers.com/privacy-and-terms-of-use. Additionally, any communication between entrant and Sponsor or its agencies regarding this Sweepstakes (e.g. phone calls, text messages, chats, email, etc.) may be recorded for quality assurance and training purposes.

  7. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified via email. Emails must be responded to within seven (7) days or prize will be forfeited. Additionally, Sponsor reserves the right to require that the Grand Prize winner sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release with (where lawful) a publicity release within seven (7) days of attempted winner notification as indicated by the date on the Affidavit. Failure to submit/return any required email or documents within seven (7) days may result in prize forfeiture. Prize may be forfeited in the event that winner notification is returned as undeliverable without a forwarding address. Sponsor is not responsible for a change in an entrant’s contact information. Upon forfeiture for any reason as stated within these Official Rules, no compensation will be given except in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. If a prize is returned as undeliverable, prize will be forfeited and Sponsor shall have no further liability to award that prize. Prizes will be awarded within six (6) weeks of the Sweepstakes end date and will be awarded and/or delivered only to addresses within an Eligible State.

  8. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information provided for an entry, 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, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of the Internet or the Website or any combination thereof; (e) any injury or damage to entrant’s or to any other person's computer or device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download any materials in the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include, without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In the event of any such cancellation, termination or suspension, a notice will be posted at participating stores and a random drawing may be held from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to such time. Sponsor reserves the right to correct errors in promotional materials.

  9. WINNER RELEASES: All entrants, as a condition of participation into the Sweepstakes, agree to release Sponsor and Promotion Parties from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with accessing the Website, submitting an entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership or use or misuse of any prize awarded, or while preparing for, participating in or traveling to or from any prize-related activity or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement of offering of any prize. The winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to their prize after it has been delivered. Except where prohibited by law, winners grant to Sponsor the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide in any media now known or hereinafter known (including without limitation use online at the Website) the winner’s name, address, voice, statement, picture or other likeness, without additional compensation, for public relations, advertising and promotional purposes as may be determined by Sponsor.

  10. CONDUCT: By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges that shall be final and binding in all respects. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the Website; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be in violation of the Official Rules; or to be 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 A USER OR ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL 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 FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

  11. DISPUTES: Entrant agrees that (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prizes awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court, Green Bay division, or Brown County Circuit Court of Green Bay Wisconsin; and (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering any Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and administrator in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Wisconsin or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Wisconsin.

  12. WINNER’S LIST: For a Winner’s List, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope, for receipt by December 13, 2017, to: Culver’s Cheesy Jokes Sweepstakes Winner’s List, 315 Wisconsin Ave, Madison, WI 53703.

  13. SPONSOR: Culver Franchising System, LLC 1240 Water Street, Prairie du Sac, WI 53578.

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