Spice World 2024 National Garlic Day Social Media Contest Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning. Participation in the Spice World 2024 National Garlic Day Social Media Contest (“Contest”) constitutes participant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules. THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY AFFILIATED WITH TIKTOK OR ANY OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM. ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING THE CONTEST SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO SPONSOR AND NOT THE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM.

Contest Period: The Contest begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time on April 4, 2024 and ends at 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time on April 19, 2024 (“Contest Period”). 

Sponsor: The Contest is sponsored by Spice World, Inc. (“Sponsor”). 

Administrator: The Contest administrator is Marbury Creative Group (“Administrator”).  

Eligibility: The Contest is open to natural persons 18 years of age and older who are legal residents of the 50 United States or Washington, DC (“Participants”). Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor and Administrator, and all of their respective parents, subsidiaries, members, divisions, affiliates, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies (“Sponsor and Promotion Parties”), and those individuals who are immediate family members of Sponsor and Promotion Parties, or persons living in the same household as Sponsor and Promotion Parties, are not eligible to participate in the Contest. “Immediate family” means parents, siblings, children and spouse. Void where prohibited. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

How to Enter: During the Contest Period, Participants can enter by taking the following action on TikTok: 

Action: Create and post to TikTok a video explaining “What Makes Garlic So Great?”, tag @SpiceWorldInc in the video or post caption and use the hashtag #NationalGarlicDay2024.  Entrants must follow @SpiceWorldInc to be eligible to win. Entries can be humorous or educational – we want you to use your imagination and be creative!  See Winner Selection section below for judging criteria.  All entries must be able to be viewed by Sponsor for judging.  

Limit one (1) entry per Participant. 

As determined in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, entries containing the following will be void and ineligible for entry:

  • Content that is obscene, discriminatory, offensive, contains profanities, or endorses any form of hate or hate group;
  • Content that depicts dangerous activities, irresponsible behavior, or use of products or services in a manner contrary to their intended use;
  • Content that defames, misrepresents, invades the privacy, publicity and/or other intellectual property rights of Sponsor; and 
  • Content containing any language or images communicating messages inconsistent with the image with which Sponsor wishes to associate.

Prize: One (1) winner (“Winner”) will receive one (1) $500 prepaid debit card. Total prize ARV is $500. No substitution or transfer of any prize or election of cash in lieu of any prize by Winner(s) will be permitted. Standard gift card terms and conditions apply. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize of equal or greater value. Prize is nontransferable. All federal, state, and/or local taxes are the sole responsibility of Winner. Winner may be issued an IRS 1099-MISC tax form for the prize retail value, if applicable.

Winner Selection; Odds: Promptly following conclusion of the Contest Period, a panel composed of three Sponsor representatives will judge each entry based on originality (33%), presentation (33%) and use of the featured garlic product (33%) to select Winner. Selected Winner will be notified by direct message on TikTok. Odds of winning depend on the relative merit of the Participants and entries received. In the event of a dispute over the identity of the selected Winner, the Winner will be deemed to be the Authorized Account Holder of the email address used at registration. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet service provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. To be awarded the prize, selected Winner may be required by Sponsor to sign and complete an Affidavit/Release and return it within five (5) days of the selected Winners’ receipt of prize and award notification. Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for late, lost, misdirected, or unsuccessful efforts to deliver the notification to selected Winner. If selected Winner cannot be contacted or fails to claim the prize within two (2) days of the notification attempt, is ineligible, or fails to timely return the completed and executed Affidavit/Release as required, the prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate Participant will be selected from all remaining eligible entries, time permitting.

Rights Granted to Sponsor: By entering into this Contest, Participants understand and agree that Sponsor and Promotion Parties, anyone acting on behalf of Sponsor and Promotion Parties, and Sponsor and Promotion Parties’ licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the world, without limitation, Participant’s entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes, without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. By entering into this Contest, each Participant 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.

General Conditions and Release: By participating in this Contest, Participants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator, which shall be final. Sponsor and Promotion Parties, agents and representatives of Sponsor and Promotion Parties, their parent companies, members, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (ii) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; (iii) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Contest to be disrupted or corrupted; (iv) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of any prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, or from participation in the Contest; or (v) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel the Contest at any time if a computer virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, or other technical problem of any sort corrupts the administration, security, or proper play of the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Contest or change any element thereof, with or without notice, at any time, due to printing errors, web site errors, transmission errors or other mistakes or problems in the production or administration of the Contest. Sponsor also reserves the right to disqualify, in its sole discretion, any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the website, or who is otherwise in violation of the rules.

By participating, each Participant agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Promotion Parties, TikTok, and their employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives, parents, members, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Contest or resulting from acceptance, possession, or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE, TAMPER WITH THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO COOPERATE IN THE PROSECUTION OF ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) AND TO PURSUE ALL REMEDIES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Choice of Law and Forum; Class Action Waiver: Participants agree that all disputes relating to the administration of the Contest or issuance of any prize will be resolved in the appropriate courts in the state of Florida exclusively, and subject to the laws of the state of Florida, without regard to conflicts of laws.  Participant agrees that causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Florida having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses. Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Privacy: Information collected from Participants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy which can be found here: https://spiceworldinc.com/privacy-policy/.  You agree to the use of your personal information as described in the above Privacy Policy.  

Contact Us: If you have any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest, please contact Sponsor via our website here: https://spiceworldinc.com/consumer/contact-us/.  

Winner’s Name: The name of the Contest Winner will be posted to Sponsor’s TikTok account by way of update to the original posts announcing the Contest. The post will be left up and available for viewing for at least one (1) month following the conclusion of the Contest Period.