Sweepstakes Period: The 2022 Duck Tape® Festival Scavenger Hunt Social Media Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 16, 2022 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on June 18, 2022 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. who are 18 years of age or older with a mobile device as of date of entry and are present at Mercy Health Stadium in Avon, OH during the Sweepstakes Period (“Entrant”). Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of Shurtape Technologies, LLC (the “Sponsor”), its respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, suppliers, distributors, and advertising, promotional and judging agencies involved in the Sweepstakes (collectively the “Sponsor and its Administrators”) and each of their respective employees, shareholders, directors, officers, members, assigns and agents and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate or win.
How to Enter:
To enter the Sweepstakes, you must have an Instagram and/or Twitter account and have your account settings set to public (not private) and be a follower of the Duck® Brand (@theduckbrand) on Twitter and/or Instagram accounts, as applicable. An Instagram and/or Twitter account can be opened for free by downloading the Instagram and/or Twitter application from the Apple Store or Google Play and a compatible mobile device is required. Then, locate any of the thirteen (13) Duck Tape Sculptures (“Sculpture”) placed around Mercy Health Stadium in Avon, OH, during the 2022 Duck Tape Festival (“Festival”) at Mercy Health Stadium in Avon, OH during the Sweepstakes Period. Admission to the Festival is free. Once you locate a Sculpture, create a Post or Tweet with a single or multiple photos and/or a video on Instagram or Twitter of the Sculpture. In the caption of your post or tweet, you must mention @theduckbrand and include the hashtag #sweepstakes and the “secret” unique hashtag for each Sculpture, which will be posted at the sign located at or around the base of the Sculpture, to earn one (1) Sweepstakes entry (collectively “Entry”). Entries containing multiple photos and a video must be submitted as a single Carousel Post or Tweet and not as multiple Posts or Tweets.
Limit one (1) Entry per person per Sculpture (13 Entries total) during the Sweepstakes Period. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such Entries and that Entrant will be disqualified. Normal Internet/phone access and data/usage charges imposed by your online/phone service provider will apply.
All Entries must adhere to the following Entry Requirements and the entire Official Rules of the Sweepstakes and guidelines set forth at any Sculpture location. Any Entry that does not adhere to these Entry restrictions, the Official Rules or the guidelines at any Sculpture location is subject to disqualification from the Sweepstakes:
Entry captions must be between 10 and 250 words and must be in English.
Videos must be no longer than 1:00 minute in length.
Entry may feature additional people in photo/video. If so, please make them aware that you are submitting their image and likeness in this Sweepstakes and that they agree to the submission of their image and likeness. If an additional person is a minor in his/her state of primary residence, parent or legal guardian must agree to the submission. If photo/video features additional people, they (or parent or legal guardian) may be required to sign a Release Form, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
If photos or videos were taken by a professional photographer or videographer, Entrant must obtain the rights to the photo or video from the photographer/videographer in order to submit such content.
The Entry must not contain content that is known by you to be false, inaccurate or misleading.
Any Entry deemed inappropriate or unsuitable, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, will be disqualified. Entries must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent (including, but not limited to, nudity or pornography), profane, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous, libelous (including words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic group), violent, self-mutilating (e.g., relating to murder, the sales of weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), or illegal (e.g., underage drinking, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.).
The Entry must not contain or depict material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination, including without limitation, discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age. The Entry must not contain or depict material that is threatening to any person, place, business, group, or world peace or contain words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic group.
The Entry must not contain any content that infringes or may infringe third party rights, including, without limitation, any copyright, name, trademark, logo, trade dress, or other personal or proprietary right of any person living or deceased (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity or make reference to any commercial/corporate advertising (including but not limited to corporate logos, brand names, charities, slogans, political, or religious statements), or be otherwise objectionable. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, publicly displayed Sculptures and publicly accessible Sponsor content, materials, or products are permitted to be displayed in Entries submitted for this Sweepstakes.
Videos must not include music protected by a copyright (but including music that you own or have the rights to use is permitted).
Any clothing shown in the photo/video should not contain any visible logos, drawings, cartoons, phrases, trademarks or other third-party content or materials (but showing publicly displayed or publicly accessible Sponsor content, material, and products as described above is permitted).
The Entry must not include any representation of celebrities, athletes, musicians, or any other third-party (public or private), include any anti-social, political or religious groups, any commercial solicitation or promotional materials or name, address, phone number, or URL address. Entries must not contain advertisements, personal solicitations or commercial solicitations.
All submitted Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor's image as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, or entry will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. The Entry must not disparage persons or organizations associated with Sponsor.
Entries must not depict reference any of Sponsor’s competitors or competitor’s products.
Each Entrant grants to Sponsor a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive right and license to copy, distribute, and display each submitted Entry, in any media, and with right to use, copy, modify, edit, and create derivative works therefrom, and agrees to execute documents confirming such right and license at Sponsor’s reasonable request. By entering, you understand that your Entry will be screened by the Sponsor and may be posted online to a gallery, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to be viewed by members of the general public for public viewing. By entering, each Entrant warrants and represents that his/her Entry is original, has not been previously published or won any award, does not contain any material that would defame or otherwise violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including patents, copyrights, trademarks or rights of privacy or publicity, and will not violate any federal, state or local laws or ordinances. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and unfettered discretion to disqualify any Entry that it believes contains obscene, offensive or inappropriate content, that does not comply with these Official Rules or that is not consistent with the spirit or theme of the Sweepstakes. No information regarding Entries, other than as otherwise set forth in these Official Rules will be disclosed.
Random Drawing: The winners will be selected in a random drawing to be held on or about June 22, 2022, from among all eligible Entries received. The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible Entries received throughout the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted by an independent judging organization whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
Prizes and Approximate Retail Values (“ARV”): One (1) Grand Prize: A Duck Tape® Prize Pack, comprised of a $1,000 gift card (Sponsor specified), assorted rolls of Duck Tape® and Duck Tape® swag. ARV: $1,100. Two (2) First Prizes: A Duck Tape® Prize Pack, comprised of a $500 gift card (Sponsor specified), assorted rolls of Duck Tape® and Duck Tape® swag. ARV: $599 each.
Total ARV of all prizes: $2,298. All federal, state, and local income taxes for acceptance and use of the prizes are the sole responsibility of winners. Prizes are nontransferable, non-assignable, and no substitution or cash redemption is allowed, except that Sponsor reserves the right to award an alternate prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prizes are unavailable. Gift cards are subject to separate terms and conditions and an expiration date may apply. Limit one (1) prize per Entrant and per household. Prize components are in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. For winners of prizes with an ARV at $600 or more, a 1099 tax statement will be filed with the IRS for the actual total value of the prize and the 1099 form will be sent to the winner via U.S. Mail, to be processed in the year in which he or she receives the prize.
Winner Notification/Verification: The potential winners will be notified via a Direct Message on Instagram or Twitter, depending on method of Entry, by Sponsor (or Administrator on Sponsor’s behalf) within one (1) to two (2) business days following the drawing and will be asked to privately provide his/her contact information to the Sponsor/Administrator including email address. If a potential winner does not reply to the Direct Message as instructed within forty-eight (48) hours, an alternate winner may be selected and notified as set forth herein. Potential winners will have forty-eight (48) hours from the time the Direct Message is posted to reply. Sponsor and Administrator assume no responsibility for undeliverable prize notification for any reason. Winners may be required to complete an Address/Eligibility Verification Form or a Declaration of Eligibility, Release of Liability and a Publicity Release, and Assignment of Rights (where legal) (“Prize Documents”) and return Prize Documents via email within three (3) days of attempted notification or prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsor/Administrator assumes no responsibility for undeliverable prize notification resulting from any form of active or passive filtering by any social media platform or Entrant’s account or email settings or for insufficient space in an Entrant’s user account to receive notifications or emails. A winning Entry will not be declared until verification of eligibility of the Entrant as well as verification of compliance with these Official Rules. Return of any prize or Prize Documents as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate winner may be selected (as outlined above). Potential winners are subject to verification by Sponsor or Administrator, and verification of potential winner is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. All Entries submitted become the sole property of the Sponsor.
General Rules: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants and winners agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. All applicable laws and regulations apply. Entrants and Winner hereby hold the Sponsor and its Administrators and each of their respective officers, directors, members, managers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (the “Released Parties”) harmless from and against any third party claim arising from use of any Entry and Entrants and winners waive any right to inspect or approve uses of their Entry by Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes or to be compensated for any such uses. Participating in the Sweepstakes constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use an Entrant’s and winner’s name, address, and likeness in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes only and as otherwise required by law. By participating in the Sweepstakes, the Entrants and winners agree that Released Parties will have no liability whatsoever for, and will be held harmless by Entrants and winners for any liability for any bodily injury, loss or damages of any kind to persons, including death, and property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from Entry, the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prize, if applicable, or participation in the Sweepstakes or participation in any Sweepstakes related activity. You hereby represent and warrant that you have read these Official Rules and are fully familiar with their contents and agree to be bound by them. The Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the Sweepstakes materials or the offering or announcement of the prizes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it cannot be completed as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or corruption of any sort. In such event, Sponsor will award the prizes in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received prior to cancellation or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor.
Disputes: 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, AND EXCLUSIVELY BY THE APPROPRIATE STATE OR FEDERAL COURT LOCATED IN OHIO IN THE U.S.; (2) ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES HIS/HER RIGHT TO SWEEPSTAKES JURISDICTION; (3) 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 (4) 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. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the state of Ohio or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Ohio.
Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winners List, available for ninety (90) days after June 30, 2022, send an email to: Winners@dja.com with “Duck Tape® Festival Scavenger Hunt Social Media Sweepstakes” Winners (11-2465-16)” as the subject line. Winners List will be sent after the prizes have been awarded.
Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Shurtape Technologies, LLC, 32150 Just Imagine Drive, Avon, OH 44011. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram or Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Shurtape Technologies, LLC, and not to Instagram or Twitter.