Full Length Rules
Russian Standard “Keep Cool” Text to Win Sweepstakes.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING AND IS NOT REQUIRED. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS ONLY OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLOMBIA THAT ARE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.
SPONSOR: Russian Standard Vodka (USA), Inc. d/b/a ROUST USA
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: This sweepstakes begins at 12:00:01 a.m. Pacific Standard time on May 1, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. PST on September 7, 2021.
ELIGIBILITY: The Russian Standard Vodka “Keep Cool this Summer” sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Colombia , who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older at the time of entry. Officers, directors, employees including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of ROUST USA, Motive Marketing Group, Inc., (the “Administrator”) and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, and of alcohol beverage companies (including alcohol beverage suppliers, wholesalers, distributors, and retailers, and any and all other companies and individuals associated with the development, printing, distribution and implementation of the sweepstakes including but not limited to printers, advertising and promotion agencies, are not eligible to participate or win a prize (defined below). The sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
To Enter: There are three (3) ways to enter. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void. By submitting an entry, you fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the accompanying policies and other documents referenced here. The decisions of the Sponsor and/or Administrator shall be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, participation, eligibility, drawing, and awarding.
- To enter via a Text Message. Text RUSSIAN STANDARD to 855-885-1502 and follow the directions to verify your age and fill out the entry form If based on your age and state of residence, you qualify to enter, you will then be sent a text message informing you that you have been officially entered for a chance to win. One entry per person. Standard data fees may apply. See your wireless carrier for pricing plan details. Check your wireless phone capabilities for specific instructions. If you enter the Sweepstakes via a Text message you will be given the option to receive e-mails and mobile text messages from ROUST USA, however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon your consent to receive such e-mails and/or mobile text messages, and consenting to receive such e-mails and/or mobile text messages will not impact your chances of winning. Standard messaging rates apply to mobile text messages. Check with your mobile service provider for more information.; OR
- To Enter via scan of QR code. Scan the QR code and follow the directions to verify your age and fill out the entry form on the Sweepstakes landing page. If based on your age and state of residence, you qualify to enter, you will then be sent a text message informing you that you have been officially entered for a chance to win. One entry per person. Standard data fees may apply. See your wireless carrier for pricing plan details. Check your wireless phone capabilities for specific instructions. If you enter the Sweepstakes via a QR Code you will be given the option to receive e-mails and mobile text messages from ROUST USA, however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon your consent to receive such e-mails and/or mobile text messages, and consenting to receive such e-mails and/or mobile text messages will not impact your chances of winning. Standard messaging rates apply to mobile text messages. Check with your mobile service provider for more information.; OR
- To Enter via regular mail. If you do not wish to enter via text message or scan of the QR code, you may enter the Sweepstakes by sending an index card or other paper with the following information: Name, DOB, full Address (street, city, state, zip), gender, and email address. Mail the entry form to the following address: RUSSIAN STANDARD “KEEP COOL” Sweepstakes, 31103 Rancho Viejo Road D-2113, San Juan Capistrano, California 92675. Limit one entry per household. Sponsor will use e-mail addresses provided via the regular mail entry method for prize notification purposes only. Regular mail-in entries must be postmarked by 9/07/2021 and received by the end of the business day 9/17/2021 to be eligible. Mail-in entries become the property of the Motive Marketing and will not be returned. All eligible entries received during the sweepstakes entry period, regardless of method of entry, that are otherwise fully compliant with these Official Rules shall be considered “Valid Entries” for purposes of this sweepstakes entrants expressly agree to assume all risks of lost, late, incomplete, illegible, stolen, undelivered and/or misdirected entries. Odds of winning depend on the total number of valid entries received during the sweepstakes entry period.
Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different addresses, emails, mobile phone numbers, identities or registrations, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified.
Entrants understand that by entering this sweepstakes, they are providing information solely to Motive Marketing Group and ROUST USA and not to any other organization.
SELECTION OF WINNER: The selection of winners will be per the following schedule: On or about JUNE 6, 2021 six (6) winners will be drawn; on or about July 6, 2021 six (6) winners will be drawn; on or about August 6, 2021 six (6) winners will be drawn, and on or about September 20, 2021 seven (7) winners will be drawn, with each drawing occurring at approximately 12:00 p.m. PT. Administrator will randomly draw potential winners from among all valid entries received [SEE MAIL-IN TIMELINE ABOVE, LAST ENTRY ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2021]. Administrator will be the sole judge(s) of which entries are valid entries, and their decisions and the result of the drawing will be final in all respects. Each potential winner will be notified no later than September 24, 2021 [MAIL-IN DEADLINE – SEPTEMBER 17, 2021] by email and/or telephone (in the sole discretion of Sponsor) using the contact information submitted by such potential winners at the time of entry. In the event that any potential winner does not respond to any such prize notification within two (2) business days of the date of issuance, a disqualification will result and prize will be forfeited and, at sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries. In order to receive a prize, each potential winner must provide his or her social security number and/or other identification to sponsor and will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity, unless prohibited by law, , within two (2) business days of date of issuance, or an alternate potential winner will be randomly selected from among all remaining valid entries. If any potential winner cannot be contacted or fails to submit identification required by Sponsor or to return the required documents within the specified time period, or if any prize or any required documentation is returned as undeliverable, or in the event of noncompliance with these sweepstakes rules and requirements, the prize will be forfeited, such potential winner(s) may be disqualified and, at sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining valid entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given. Limit one (1) prize per person, family or household. All prizes will be awarded, provided they are properly claimed. Neither ROUST USA nor Motive Marketing Group is responsible for unsuccessful efforts to notify any potential winner.
PRIZES: 25 PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED. Each winner will receive (1) 40qt. Orca cooler, (2) Orca stainless steel cups, (1) Orca Walker tote bag, (1) Host cocktail shaker. Approximate retail value: $554.00. Each winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with grand prize acceptance incurred by accepting the grand prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. The grand prize winners must be at least 21 years old and a legal U.S. resident of a state where the promotion is legal at the time of entry or such winner will be disqualified, such winner’s prize will be forfeited, and no substitutions will be offered. No minor will be eligible to win the grand prize. The grand prize winners agree to comply with all applicable regulations in connection with the prize.
Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize (or any portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Alcohol is not part of any prize. All federal, state, and local taxes, fees, and surcharges on any prize are the sole responsibility of winner of the prize. Winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099-MISC early in the year following the year in which prize was awarded for filing with his/her federal and state tax returns. Sponsor complies with all tax reporting requirements. The amount of any tax liability will vary depending on winner’s tax bracket.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE: By participating in the sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these official rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against the Sponsor (ROUST USA and Motive Marketing Group), and their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of any Prize (or any portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of any prize (or any portion thereof). By entering this sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Sponsor by telephone, e-mail and/or postal mail for sweepstakes purposes. The winner, by acceptance of prize, grants to Sponsor and each of their respective designees the right to publicize such winner’s name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional, trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, e-mail or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed e-mail notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. Released parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any representative of sponsor or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the sponsor or their respective agents. Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official rules or any applicable laws relating to the sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize (or any portion thereof), and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, including in the event of any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, or any other event necessitating the suspension, modification, or cancelation, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein.
By participating or accepting a prize (if applicable), you agree that: (a) all disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws of the State of New York without regard for its conflict of laws provisions; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, this Sweepstakes or any prize shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate federal, state or local court located in the State of New York; (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including, but not limited to, costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (d) to the extent allowed by applicable law, under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and/or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT, AND SPONSOR AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the “Authorized Account Holder” of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
WINNERS’ LIST: For a list of Winners (available after September 23, 2021), or for a copy of the official rules mail a request and self-addressed stamped (SASE) envelope to: Russian Standard Vodka “Keep Cool” “Winner’s List” or “Official Rules”, 31103 Rancho Viejo Road D-2113, San Juan Capistrano, California 92675. Winner’s list requests must be postmarked by November 1, 2021. Do not send any other correspondence or prize claims to this box.
If you provided your mobile number during the promotion period and agreed to the terms listed, you are authorizing Sponsor to deliver automated SMS messages to you about the Sweepstakes. Standard message rates may apply. You may opt out of receiving future text messages by replying STOP to any message you receive (this will generate a confirmation SMS noting we have received your request).
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