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Great American Cookout Official Sweepstakes Rules

Great American Cookout Tour "Summer Cookout" Sweepstakes Contests

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. THESE RULES GOVERN ALL ASPECTS OF PARTICIPATION AND AWARD OF PRIZES.

INTRODUCTION:
The “Summer Cookout“ is sponsored by Kansas City Barbeque Society 2519 Madison Ave, Suite 100 Kansas City, MO 64108 (KCBS).

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD:
The Sweepstakes and entry period will begin on May 4, 2018 and end on October 31, 2018 ("Sweepstakes Period").

DETAILS:
You may enter the Sweepstakes up to two times. One in person, and one online entry will be counted per entry period. Six (6) total entries will be selected, One (1) each month of May, June, July, August, September and October. Summer Cookout Prize Packages (May, June, July, August, September, October) - ARV $500.

ELIGIBILITY:
The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the lower 48 United States who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of KCBS, its officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, general sponsors, promotional partners, their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, parent companies, members of the immediate families (defined as spouse, child, sibling, parent, or grandparent), and members of the households (whether related or not) of any of the above are NOT eligible to participate or win in this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. By participating, participant agrees to abide by these Official Sweepstakes Rules and the decisions of KCBS, which are final and binding in all respects.

HOW TO ENTER:

  1. Qualified participants will be eligible for a chance to win one of the prizes detailed above. One (1) unique participant will be randomly drawn no later than the 15th day of the month following during the Sweepstakes Period to win the prizes detailed above.

  2. Sweepstakes drawing dates for the Summer Cookout Prize Packages are, 06/15/18, 07/15/18, 08/15/18, 09/15/18, 10/15/18 and 11/15/18.

  3. During the Sweepstakes Period, prizes will be awarded only upon verification of winner(s) and final approval by KCBS. The winners will be notified by email no later than seven (7) days after the Sweepstakes drawing date.

  4. PRIZE REDEMPTION: Upon notification via email, winner will then have four (4) days in which to respond, confirming their mailing address by responding to the winner notification email from GACWinners@kcbs.us to claim their prize. Winners need to provide a valid mailing address in their response email. If the winner does not respond within four (4) business days after being notified, or is ineligible, the prize will be forfeited and another winner will be drawn. Summer Cookout Sweepstakes prize packages will be mailed to winners at the address provided in the response email no less than ten (10) days and no greater than thirty (30) days following the completion of the receipt of the participants confirmation email.

  5. Participants may enter the contest twice through completing an electronic form on-site at a Great American Cookout Tour event. Or online at www.kcbs.us. More than two entries per participant will be deleted. Participants may only win once during the sweepstakes period. KCBS reserves the right to add additional prizes to the sweepstakes period at any time, for any reason.

  6. All decisions made by KCBS management or any promotion sponsor regarding any aspect of this promotion are final.

LIMITATIONS:
Any attempt by any participant 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 that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified. Use of any automated program to enter will result in disqualification. KCBS is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected registrations, which will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the participant. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address.

ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY KCBS, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. A PARTICIPANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE SITE SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL PARTICIPANT'S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL WINNING ENTRY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND PARTICIPANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. KCBS WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF THE VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY ENTRY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE ENTRY, IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.

PRIZES:

Summer Cookout Prize Package (May, June, July, August, September and October)

up to $500 bbq related supplies

1. No substitution of prize is offered (including cash), no transfer of prize to a third party is permitted and non-cash prizes may not be redeemed for cash value. If a winner is unable to accept the prize, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety.

GENERAL CONDITIONS:

  1. No purchase necessary. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations.

  2. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries and participants during the Sweepstakes Period.

  3. By accepting a prize, the winner acknowledges that KCBS has neither made, nor is in any manner responsible or liable for, any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prize or to any portion thereof.

  4. Any information collected by registering to enter the Sweepstakes shall be used only in a manner consistent with these Official Sweepstakes Rules. Any information collected may also be used to communicate information about current and future products and promotions of KCBS, and inclusion in third party sponsor marketing lists.

  5. If for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation, any suspected evidence of tampering or technological corruption or if any portion of the Sweepstakes is compromised by virus, bugs, worms or unauthorized human intervention, fraud, acts of God, strikes, terrorists acts, criminal acts of third parties, an insufficient number of qualified entries, or any other causes beyond KCBS control which, in KCBS sole opinion, corrupts, threatens or impairs the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, KCBS reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes at their sole discretion.

RELEASE:
By receipt of any prize, each winner agrees to release and hold harmless Facebook, KCBS, sponsors, their respective related affiliates, companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Any information provided by Participant is provided to KCBS and not to Facebook. By participating, Participant completely releases Facebook from any claims arising from or associated with the Sweepstakes.

KCBS may use the participants name and likeness to advertise, promote and publicize, the Sweepstakes, KCBS and its products or services and/or KCBS website(s), Facebook page(s) or any other KCBS websites and all media throughout the universe and may authorize others to do so. By participating, participant acknowledges that KCBS may use the participants name and likeness in accordance with the permission granted herein without any payment to the participant or any third party.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
KCBS is not responsible for and by participating, participant hereby releases KCBS from any claims arising from: (1) incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information or late, lost, stolen, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, or entries received through impermissible or illegitimate channels, all of which will be disqualified; (2) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any telephone, computer, network, hardware or software; (3) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any service; (4) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (5) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to participant's computer, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participant's participation in the Sweepstakes or from downloading any material from KCBS website(s) or page(s), regardless of whether the material was prepared by KCBS or a third party, and regardless of whether the material is connected to a KCBS website or page by a hypertext link. If for any reason a participant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, participant's sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. If the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, is discontinued for any reason, KCBS, 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. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Sweepstakes Rules to be available and/or claimed, KCBS reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

DISPUTES:
Participant agrees that: (1) 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 appropriate Missouri State Court or federal court located in Jackson County, Missouri; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for and participant 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 LIMITATION 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 Sweepstakes Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Missouri without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Missouri or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Missouri.

DATA COLLECTION:
KCBS collects personal information from you when you enter the Sweepstakes. The information collected is subject to the KCBS Privacy Policy which is available upon request.

Promotion Release

KCBS hereby releases Facebook from all indemnity regarding this "Contest" and/or in relation to its partners or promotional parameters. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook. Participants are providing information to the "Contest" and not to Facebook.

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