Rules

DDC Text to Win Sweepstakes Rules

DECRESCENTE DISTRIBUTING COMPANY, INC.
OFFICIAL TEXT-TO-WIN SWEEPSTAKES RULES

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW

NO PURCHASE OR DONATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN

A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING

ODDS OF WINNING ARE SOLELY DEPENDENT ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED

BY ENTERING, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH INCLUDE INDEMNITIES TO THE SPONSOR AND LIMITATIONS TO YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES

Sponsor: The Text-to-Win Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes” ) are sponsored by DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., 200 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118 (“Sponsor”).

Text-to-Win Sweepstakes Entry and Effective Dates: Entry procedures, text numbers, codes and effective dates to be determined by Sponsor for each Sweepstakes and provided to entrants (“Participants”) on point of sale at designated retail accounts, or on social media or other publication of Sponsor. Sponsor is responsible for tracking receipt of entries, and entries received after the stated deadline will be invalid. All entries and materials submitted become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different mobile phone numbers or IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by the specific Sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering. If entering via wireless mobile device, data rates may apply for each message sent or received according to the terms and conditions of Participant’s wireless service agreement or other data plan. Sponsor is not responsible for any charges.

Free Alternate Method of Entry: All Sponsor Sweepstakes include an Alternate Method of Entry (“AMOE”) available by mail to DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., 200 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118, Attention: Alternate Sweepstakes Entry. The name of the specific Sponsor Sweepstakes must be included along with the participant’s name, home address, email address and phone number. All entries must be postmarked prior to the entry deadline and no confirmation of receipt or entry will be sent to Participants entering a Sweepstakes via AMOE. By entering any Sweepstakes via AMOE, the Participant is agreeing to these Rules.

Prizes and Approximate Values: Details regarding prizes and approximate values for each Sweepstakes are made available at the time of each Sweepstakes on designated point of sale, social media or other publication of Sponsor.

Odds: The odds of winning any prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Agreement to Rules: Participant acknowledges that he/she has read these Rules and agrees to be fully and unconditionally bound. Participant represents and warrants that he/she meets the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, Participant agrees to accept the decisions of Sponsor, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the Sweepstakes rules, including without limitation, the date, location, entry process, eligibility criteria and prizes at any time without prior notice. All decisions of Sponsor are final.

Prizes: Winners will receive prizes as specified on designated point of sale, social media or other publication of Sponsor related to each Sweepstakes. Actual and appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution will be permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. All prizes are non-transferable and no substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. The winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to their prize after it has been delivered. Unless specifically waived by Sponsor, all prizes must be picked up in person by the named winner as directed at Sponsor’s business address – 200 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118 – and must be awarded in the presence of a representative of Sponsor. Prizes may not be picked up by any person other than the named winner and Prizes will not be mailed, shipped or otherwise delivered to winners under any circumstances.

Eligibility: There is no purchase or donation necessary to enter and making a purchase or donation will not increase the odds of winning. Sweepstakes are open to legal residents of New York and void where prohibited or otherwise restricted. Participants must be 21 years of age or older on the date of entry, and a valid government issued photo ID is required to claim any prize. Participation is open to the public on social media or in each participating account or by other permissible manner of entry, except that (A) employees, agents, vendors and contractors of DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., as well as employees, family and household members thereof; (B) sponsors, associates, advertising agencies and promotional companies involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as owners, employees, family and household members thereof; and (C) owners, partners, members, shareholders, employees, agents and officers of alcoholic beverage licensees (including all retailers, suppliers and wholesalers), or family and household members thereof, are prohibited from participating in this Sweepstakes. All of those referenced above shall be ineligible to receive any Sweepstakes prize covered herein. Participants are only eligible to claim one prize in any three (3) month period. The parties acknowledge that Sponsor is not liable for reimbursement of any prizes otherwise payable to Sweepstakes entrants who are ineligible or not in compliance with this provision.

Conditions of Winning: These Sweepstakes are subject to federal, state, and local laws. By entering, participants agree to these Rules and other published terms and conditions related to Sponsor’s Sweepstakes. The receipt by winner of the prize offered in any Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state and local laws. Any violation of these official Rules by any winner (at Sponsor’s sole discretion) will result in such winner’s disqualification as winner of the Sweepstakes and all privileges as winner will be immediately terminated. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, including without limitation, the use of his/her name, photograph and/or likeness in any manner and in any media including advertising, promotion, media, social media and/or public relations unless prohibited by law. If applicable, winner may receive an IRS Form 1099 for the retail value of the prize. Each Sweepstakes winner’s first name, last name, hometown and state will be disclosed on a list of winners that will be distributed upon request and as required by law. All winners will be required to sign a Winner’s Certification, Authorization, Indemnity and Release prior to claiming any prize.

Winner Selection and Notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected at random under the supervision of the Sponsor or Sponsor’s designee. Winners will be notified via the telephone number or email address they provided upon entering the Sweepstakes. Sponsor shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winner’s spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 72 hours from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected at the discretion of Sponsor.

Winner Identification: Written requests for winner identification information should be sent to DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., 200 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118, Attention: Winner Identification Request. All requests must specifically identify the specific Sweepstakes and include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Intellectual Property: Sponsor shall not be deemed to have granted any license or right to Participant or any other person, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, to any intellectual property, including without limitation, any trademarks or copyrights (the “Intellectual Property”), owned by Sponsor or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries. Participant agrees not to challenge Sponsor’s ownership of its Intellectual Property under any circumstances. Participant further agrees that any items or materials submitted by Participant in association with any Sweepstakes shall automatically become the property of Sponsor and that Participant will not retain any ownership or claim of ownership over such items or materials. Sponsor shall have no obligation to return any such items or materials submitted by Participant.

Release and Indemnification: (A) Any participant in one of Sponsor’s Sweepstakes, including any of their heirs, executors, trustees, successors or assigns (the “Releasor”), hereby knowingly and voluntarily fully releases and forever discharges DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., and its past, present and future owners, employees, officers, directors, shareholders, principals, agents, attorneys, trustees, representatives, contractors, assigns, subsidiaries, affiliates and divisions (collectively the “DeCrescente Releasees”) from all and all manner of past, present or future claims, demands and actions in law or in equity, in tort or in contract, or under any other theory of recovery, of whatever kind or nature, whether known or unknown, whether now existing or hereinafter arising (collectively the “claims”), which Releasor ever had, now has or may have hereafter against the DeCrescente Releasees, arising out of or relating in any manner to Releasor’s participation in any of Sponsor’s Sweepstakes, regardless of the cause, including, without limitation, negligence on the part of the DeCrescente Releasees; (B) Releasor hereby indemnifies, defends and holds harmless the DeCrescente Releasees from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, causes of action, demands, assessments, damages, liabilities or expenses (including, but not limited to, attorneys fees through all phases of litigation), of any nature whatsoever arising out of or related to the Releasor’s participation in any of Sponsor’s Sweepstakes.

Limitations on Liability: DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., its suppliers, sponsors, associates, judges, venues, advertising agencies and promotional companies, their respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates and each of their owners, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, and all others associated with the development and execution of this Sweepstakes, are not responsible for any inaccuracies in information which may be used in the Sweepstakes, for any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries, including data entered by participants, any entry miscommunications such as technical failures related to computer, telephone, cable, and unavailable network or server connections, related technical failures, printing or other failures related to hardware, software or virus, or incomplete, late or misdirected entries. Any compromise to the fair and proper conduct of this Sweepstakes related to a computer virus, or similar type of technical impairment that may affect the proper fairness, security and administration of the Sweepstakes may result in the termination, amendment or modification of the Sweepstakes, or portion thereof at the sole discretion of Sponsor. In addition, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any entries of participants whom it believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes or who acts in any manner or with the intent to threaten or harass any other person.

Waiver: By entering, participant waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages, attorneys’ fees or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket costs or losses that may arise in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession and use of any prize.

Dispute Resolution: Except where prohibited, participants agree that (A) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (B) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (C) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and 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.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction: By entering, all participants agree that the laws of New York State govern this Sweepstakes without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of New York State or any other jurisdiction) and consent to the jurisdiction of the courts located in Saratoga County, New York for all purposes.

Tampering: Any attempt by any participant to deliberately damage any website, server or other technical equipment of Sponsor, promoter or third party or to undermine the content or legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes, may constitute a violation of criminal and civil law. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor will notify the appropriate law enforcement agency and will disqualify any such participant. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages, including attorney’s fees and other remedies, from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Force Majeure: In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing the Sweepstakes or the integrity and feasibility of the Sweepstakes is severely undermined by any event beyond the control of Sponsor, including but not limited to, fire, flood, epidemic, pandemic (including without limitation, COVID-19), earthquake, explosion, hurricane, tornado, storm, labor dispute, strike, terrorist threat or activity, act of God, satellite or equipment failure, civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), act of any federal, state or local government or court, computer virus or technical failures (each a “Force Majeure” event), Sponsor shall have the right in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes without any further obligation or liability.

Sponsorship Exclusion: This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google or other social media platform. Participant understands that he/she is providing information to Sponsor, and not to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google or other social media platform.

Privacy Policy: Information submitted by any participant is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy as found on this website.

Last Updated: August 30, 2021

DDC On Premise Sweepstakes Rules

DECRESCENTE DISTRIBUTING COMPANY, INC.
OFFICIAL ON PREMISE SWEEPSTAKES RULES

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW

NO PURCHASE OR DONATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN

A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING

ODDS OF WINNING ARE SOLELY DEPENDENT ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED

BY ENTERING, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH INCLUDE INDEMNITIES TO THE SPONSOR AND LIMITATIONS TO YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES

Sponsor: The On Premise Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) are sponsored by DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., 200 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118 (“Sponsor”).

Sweepstakes Entry and Effective Dates: Entry procedures and effective dates to be determined by Sponsor for each Sweepstakes and provided to entrants (“Participants”) at the participating on premise account, point of sale, social media or other publication of Sponsor. Sponsor is responsible for tracking receipt of entries, and entries received after the stated deadline will be invalid. All entries and materials submitted become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by the specific Sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering. If entering via wireless mobile device, data rates may apply for each message sent or received according to the terms and conditions of Participant’s wireless service agreement or other data plan. Sponsor is not responsible for any charges.

Free Alternate Method of Entry: All Sponsor Sweepstakes include an Alternate Method of Entry (“AMOE”) available by mail to DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., 200 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118, Attention: Alternate Sweepstakes Entry. The name of the specific Sponsor Sweepstakes must be included along with the participant’s name, home address, email address and phone number. All entries must be postmarked prior to the entry deadline and no confirmation of receipt or entry will be sent to Participants entering a Sweepstakes via AMOE. By entering any Sweepstakes via AMOE, the Participant is agreeing to these Rules.

Prizes and Approximate Values: Details regarding prizes and approximate values for each Sweepstakes are made available at the time of each Sweepstakes at the participating on premise account, on designated point of sale, social media or other publication of Sponsor.

Odds: The odds of winning any prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Agreement to Rules: Participant acknowledges that he/she has read these Rules and agrees to be fully and unconditionally bound. Participant represents and warrants that he/she meets the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, Participant agrees to accept the decisions of Sponsor, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the Sweepstakes rules, including without limitation, the date, location, entry process, eligibility criteria and prizes at any time without prior notice. All decisions of Sponsor are final.

Prizes: Winners will receive prizes as specified at the participating on premise account, on designated point of sale, social media or other publication of Sponsor related to each Sweepstakes. Actual and appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution will be permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. All prizes are non-transferable and no substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. The winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to their prize after it has been delivered. Unless awarded at the participating on premise account or specifically waived by Sponsor, all prizes must be picked up in person by the named winner as directed at Sponsor’s business address – 200 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118 – and must be awarded in the presence of a representative of Sponsor. Prizes may not be picked up by any person other than the named winner and Prizes will not be mailed, shipped or otherwise delivered to winners under any circumstances.

Eligibility: There is no purchase or donation necessary to enter and making a purchase or donation will not increase the odds of winning. Sweepstakes are open to legal residents of New York and void where prohibited or otherwise restricted. Participants must be 21 years of age or older on the date of entry, and a valid government issued photo ID is required to claim any prize. Participation is open to the public in each participating on premise account or by other permissible manner of entry, except that (A) employees, agents, vendors and contractors of DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., as well as employees, family and household members thereof; (B) sponsors, associates, advertising agencies and promotional companies involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as owners, employees, family and household members thereof; and (C) owners, partners, members, shareholders, employees, agents and officers of alcoholic beverage licensees (including all retailers, suppliers and wholesalers), or family and household members thereof, are prohibited from participating in this Sweepstakes. All of those referenced above shall be ineligible to receive any Sweepstakes prize covered herein. Participants are only eligible to claim one prize in any three (3) month period. The parties acknowledge that Sponsor is not liable for reimbursement of any prizes otherwise payable to Sweepstakes entrants who are ineligible or not in compliance with this provision.

Conditions of Winning: These Sweepstakes are subject to federal, state, and local laws. By entering, participants agree to these Rules and other published terms and conditions related to Sponsor’s Sweepstakes. The receipt by winner of the prize offered in any Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state and local laws. Any violation of these official Rules by any winner (at Sponsor’s sole discretion) will result in such winner’s disqualification as winner of the Sweepstakes and all privileges as winner will be immediately terminated. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, including without limitation, the use of his/her name, photograph and/or likeness in any manner and in any media including advertising, promotion, media, social media and/or public relations unless prohibited by law. If applicable, winner may receive an IRS Form 1099 for the retail value of the prize. Each Sweepstakes winner’s first name, last name, hometown and state will be disclosed on a list of winners that will be distributed upon request and as required by law. All winners will be required to sign a Winner’s Certification, Authorization, Indemnity and Release prior to claiming any prize.

Winner Selection and Notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected at random under the supervision of the Sponsor or Sponsor’s designee. Winners will be notified at the on premise account or via the telephone number or email address they provided upon entering the Sweepstakes. Sponsor shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winner’s spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 72 hours from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected at the discretion of Sponsor.

Winner Identification: Written requests for winner identification information should be sent to DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., 200 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118, Attention: Winner Identification Request. All requests must specifically identify the specific Sweepstakes and include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Intellectual Property: Sponsor shall not be deemed to have granted any license or right to Participant or any other person, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, to any intellectual property, including without limitation, any trademarks or copyrights (the “Intellectual Property”), owned by Sponsor or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries. Participant agrees not to challenge Sponsor’s ownership of its Intellectual Property under any circumstances. Participant further agrees that any items or materials submitted by Participant in association with any Sweepstakes shall automatically become the property of Sponsor and that Participant will not retain any ownership or claim of ownership over such items or materials. Sponsor shall have no obligation to return any such items or materials submitted by Participant.

Release and Indemnification: (A) Any participant in one of Sponsor’s Sweepstakes, including any of their heirs, executors, trustees, successors or assigns (the “Releasor”), hereby knowingly and voluntarily fully releases and forever discharges DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., and its past, present and future owners, employees, officers, directors, shareholders, principals, agents, attorneys, trustees, representatives, contractors, assigns, subsidiaries, affiliates and divisions (collectively the “DeCrescente Releasees”) from all and all manner of past, present or future claims, demands and actions in law or in equity, in tort or in contract, or under any other theory of recovery, of whatever kind or nature, whether known or unknown, whether now existing or hereinafter arising (collectively the “claims”), which Releasor ever had, now has or may have hereafter against the DeCrescente Releasees, arising out of or relating in any manner to Releasor’s participation in any of Sponsor’s Sweepstakes, regardless of the cause, including, without limitation, negligence on the part of the DeCrescente Releasees; (B) Releasor hereby indemnifies, defends and holds harmless the DeCrescente Releasees from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, causes of action, demands, assessments, damages, liabilities or expenses (including, but not limited to, attorneys fees through all phases of litigation), of any nature whatsoever arising out of or related to the Releasor’s participation in any of Sponsor’s Sweepstakes.

Limitations on Liability: DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., its suppliers, sponsors, associates, judges, venues, advertising agencies and promotional companies, their respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates and each of their owners, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, and all others associated with the development and execution of this Sweepstakes, are not responsible for any inaccuracies in information which may be used in the Sweepstakes, for any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries, including data entered by participants, any entry miscommunications such as technical failures related to computer, telephone, cable, and unavailable network or server connections, related technical failures, printing or other failures related to hardware, software or virus, or incomplete, late or misdirected entries. Any compromise to the fair and proper conduct of this Sweepstakes related to a computer virus, or similar type of technical impairment that may affect the proper fairness, security and administration of the Sweepstakes may result in the termination, amendment or modification of the Sweepstakes, or portion thereof at the sole discretion of Sponsor. In addition, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any entries of participants whom it believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes or who acts in any manner or with the intent to threaten or harass any other person.

Waiver: By entering, participant waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages, attorneys’ fees or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket costs or losses that may arise in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession and use of any prize.

Dispute Resolution: Except where prohibited, participants agree that (A) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (B) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (C) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and 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.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction: By entering, all participants agree that the laws of New York State govern this Sweepstakes without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of New York State or any other jurisdiction) and consent to the jurisdiction of the courts located in Saratoga County, New York for all purposes.

Tampering: Any attempt by any participant to deliberately damage any website, server or other technical equipment of Sponsor, promoter or third party or to undermine the content or legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes, may constitute a violation of criminal and civil law. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor will notify the appropriate law enforcement agency and will disqualify any such participant. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages, including attorney’s fees and other remedies, from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Force Majeure: In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing the Sweepstakes or the integrity and feasibility of the Sweepstakes is severely undermined by any event beyond the control of Sponsor, including but not limited to, fire, flood, epidemic, pandemic (including without limitation, COVID-19), earthquake, explosion, hurricane, tornado, storm, labor dispute, strike, terrorist threat or activity, act of God, satellite or equipment failure, civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), act of any federal, state or local government or court, computer virus or technical failures (each a “Force Majeure” event), Sponsor shall have the right in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes without any further obligation or liability.

Sponsorship Exclusion: This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google or other social media platform. Participant understands that he/she is providing information to Sponsor, and not to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google or other social media platform.

Privacy Policy: Information submitted by any participant is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy as found on this website.

Last Updated: August 30, 2021

DDC General Sweepstakes Rules

DECRESCENTE DISTRIBUTING COMPANY, INC.
OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW

NO PURCHASE OR DONATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN

A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING

ODDS OF WINNING ARE SOLELY DEPENDENT ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED

BY ENTERING, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH INCLUDE INDEMNITIES TO THE SPONSOR AND LIMITATIONS TO YOUR RIGHTS AND REMEDIES

Sponsor: The Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) are sponsored by DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., 200 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118 (“Sponsor”).

Sweepstakes Entry and Effective Dates: Entry procedures and effective dates to be determined by Sponsor for each Sweepstakes and provided to entrants (“Participants”) on designated point of sale, social media or other publication of Sponsor. Sponsor is responsible for tracking receipt of entries, and entries received after the stated deadline will be invalid. All entries and materials submitted become property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by the specific Sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering. If entering via wireless mobile device, data rates may apply for each message sent or received according to the terms and conditions of Participant’s wireless service agreement or other data plan. Sponsor is not responsible for any charges.

Free Alternate Method of Entry: All Sponsor Sweepstakes include an Alternate Method of Entry (“AMOE”) available by mail to DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., 200 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118, Attention: Alternate Sweepstakes Entry. The name of the specific Sponsor Sweepstakes must be included along with the participant’s name, home address, email address and phone number. All entries must be postmarked prior to the entry deadline and no confirmation of receipt or entry will be sent to Participants entering a Sweepstakes via AMOE. By entering any Sweepstakes via AMOE, the Participant is agreeing to these Rules.

Prizes and Approximate Values: Details regarding prizes and approximate values for each Sweepstakes are made available at the time of each Sweepstakes on designated point of sale, social media or other publication of Sponsor.

Odds: The odds of winning any prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Agreement to Rules: Participant acknowledges that he/she has read these Rules and agrees to be fully and unconditionally bound. Participant represents and warrants that he/she meets the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, Participant agrees to accept the decisions of Sponsor, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the Sweepstakes rules, including without limitation, the date, location, entry process, eligibility criteria and prizes at any time without prior notice. All decisions of Sponsor are final.

Prizes: Winners will receive prizes as specified on designated point of sale, social media or other publication of Sponsor related to each Sweepstakes. Actual and appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution will be permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. All prizes are non-transferable and no substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. The winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to their prize after it has been delivered. Unless specifically waived by Sponsor, all prizes must be picked up in person by the named winner as directed at Sponsor’s business address – 200 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118 – and must be awarded in the presence of a representative of Sponsor. Prizes may not be picked up by any person other than the named winner and Prizes will not be mailed, shipped or otherwise delivered to winners under any circumstances.

Eligibility: There is no purchase or donation necessary to enter and making a purchase or donation will not increase the odds of winning. Sweepstakes are open to legal residents of New York and void where prohibited or otherwise restricted. Participants must be 21 years of age or older on the date of entry, and a valid government issued photo ID is required to claim any prize. Participation is open to the public on social media or in each participating account or by other permissible manner of entry, except that (A) employees, agents, vendors and contractors of DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., as well as employees, family and household members thereof; (B) sponsors, associates, advertising agencies and promotional companies involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as owners, employees, family and household members thereof; and (C) owners, partners, members, shareholders, employees, agents and officers of alcoholic beverage licensees (including all retailers, suppliers and wholesalers), or family and household members thereof, are prohibited from participating in this Sweepstakes. All of those referenced above shall be ineligible to receive any Sweepstakes prize covered herein. Participants are only eligible to claim one prize in any three (3) month period. The parties acknowledge that Sponsor is not liable for reimbursement of any prizes otherwise payable to Sweepstakes entrants who are ineligible or not in compliance with this provision.

Conditions of Winning: These Sweepstakes are subject to federal, state, and local laws. By entering, participants agree to these Rules and other published terms and conditions related to Sponsor’s Sweepstakes. The receipt by winner of the prize offered in any Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state and local laws. Any violation of these official Rules by any winner (at Sponsor’s sole discretion) will result in such winner’s disqualification as winner of the Sweepstakes and all privileges as winner will be immediately terminated. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, including without limitation, the use of his/her name, photograph and/or likeness in any manner and in any media including advertising, promotion, media, social media and/or public relations unless prohibited by law. If applicable, winner may receive an IRS Form 1099 for the retail value of the prize. Each Sweepstakes winner’s first name, last name, hometown and state will be disclosed on a list of winners that will be distributed upon request and as required by law. All winners will be required to sign a Winner’s Certification, Authorization, Indemnity and Release prior to claiming any prize.

Winner Selection and Notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected at random under the supervision of the Sponsor or Sponsor’s designee. Winners will be notified via the telephone number or email address they provided upon entering the Sweepstakes. Sponsor shall have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices due to winner’s spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 72 hours from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected at the discretion of Sponsor.

Winner Identification: Written requests for winner identification information should be sent to DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., 200 North Main Street, Mechanicville, NY 12118, Attention: Winner Identification Request. All requests must specifically identify the specific Sweepstakes and include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

Intellectual Property: Sponsor shall not be deemed to have granted any license or right to Participant or any other person, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, to any intellectual property, including without limitation, any trademarks or copyrights (the “Intellectual Property”), owned by Sponsor or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries. Participant agrees not to challenge Sponsor’s ownership of its Intellectual Property under any circumstances. Participant further agrees that any items or materials submitted by Participant in association with any Sweepstakes shall automatically become the property of Sponsor and that Participant will not retain any ownership or claim of ownership over such items or materials. Sponsor shall have no obligation to return any such items or materials submitted by Participant.

Release and Indemnification: (A) Any participant in one of Sponsor’s Sweepstakes, including any of their heirs, executors, trustees, successors or assigns (the “Releasor”), hereby knowingly and voluntarily fully releases and forever discharges DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., and its past, present and future owners, employees, officers, directors, shareholders, principals, agents, attorneys, trustees, representatives, contractors, assigns, subsidiaries, affiliates and divisions (collectively the “DeCrescente Releasees”) from all and all manner of past, present or future claims, demands and actions in law or in equity, in tort or in contract, or under any other theory of recovery, of whatever kind or nature, whether known or unknown, whether now existing or hereinafter arising (collectively the “claims”), which Releasor ever had, now has or may have hereafter against the DeCrescente Releasees, arising out of or relating in any manner to Releasor’s participation in any of Sponsor’s Sweepstakes, regardless of the cause, including, without limitation, negligence on the part of the DeCrescente Releasees; (B) Releasor hereby indemnifies, defends and holds harmless the DeCrescente Releasees from and against any and all losses, claims, actions, causes of action, demands, assessments, damages, liabilities or expenses (including, but not limited to, attorneys fees through all phases of litigation), of any nature whatsoever arising out of or related to the Releasor’s participation in any of Sponsor’s Sweepstakes.

Limitations on Liability: DeCrescente Distributing Company, Inc., its suppliers, sponsors, associates, judges, venues, advertising agencies and promotional companies, their respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates and each of their owners, directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, and all others associated with the development and execution of this Sweepstakes, are not responsible for any inaccuracies in information which may be used in the Sweepstakes, for any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of entries, including data entered by participants, any entry miscommunications such as technical failures related to computer, telephone, cable, and unavailable network or server connections, related technical failures, printing or other failures related to hardware, software or virus, or incomplete, late or misdirected entries. Any compromise to the fair and proper conduct of this Sweepstakes related to a computer virus, or similar type of technical impairment that may affect the proper fairness, security and administration of the Sweepstakes may result in the termination, amendment or modification of the Sweepstakes, or portion thereof at the sole discretion of Sponsor. In addition, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any entries of participants whom it believes has attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes or who acts in any manner or with the intent to threaten or harass any other person.

Waiver: By entering, participant waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages, attorneys’ fees or any damages other than actual out-of-pocket costs or losses that may arise in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance, possession and use of any prize.

Dispute Resolution: Except where prohibited, participants agree that (A) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (B) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (C) under no circumstances will any participant be permitted to obtain awards for and 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.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction: By entering, all participants agree that the laws of New York State govern this Sweepstakes without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of New York State or any other jurisdiction) and consent to the jurisdiction of the courts located in Saratoga County, New York for all purposes.

Tampering: Any attempt by any participant to deliberately damage any website, server or other technical equipment of Sponsor, promoter or third party or to undermine the content or legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes, may constitute a violation of criminal and civil law. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor will notify the appropriate law enforcement agency and will disqualify any such participant. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages, including attorney’s fees and other remedies, from any such individual to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Force Majeure: In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing the Sweepstakes or the integrity and feasibility of the Sweepstakes is severely undermined by any event beyond the control of Sponsor, including but not limited to, fire, flood, epidemic, pandemic (including without limitation, COVID-19), earthquake, explosion, hurricane, tornado, storm, labor dispute, strike, terrorist threat or activity, act of God, satellite or equipment failure, civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), act of any federal, state or local government or court, computer virus or technical failures (each a “Force Majeure” event), Sponsor shall have the right in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend or cancel the Sweepstakes without any further obligation or liability.

Sponsorship Exclusion: This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google or other social media platform. Participant understands that he/she is providing information to Sponsor, and not to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google or other social media platform.

Privacy Policy: Information submitted by any participant is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy as found on this website.

Last Updated: August 30, 2021

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