Contest Rules – Ricos | What Makes Texas Pop?

“What Makes Texas Pop” Ricos Products Company Contest Rules

No purchase is necessary to enter or win. A purchase does not increase the chances of winning.

    1. Eligibility: The Ricos Products Company’s “What Make Texas Pop?” Contest (“Campaign”) is open only to legal residents of Texas and is void where prohibited by law. Participants must be age 18 or older as of the date of entry and must submit their video in accordance with these rules. Employees of Ricos Products Company (“Ricos”), its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
    2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of RICOS as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.
    3. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on June 1, 2018, 1:00 a.m. CST and all entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. CST on September 30, 2018. Voting will continue until 11:59 p.m. CST on October 31, 2018.
    4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered as follows:
    • You must upload a video in .mov, .mp4, .wma, or mpeg format to the official “What Makes Texas Pop” website at popcorn.ricos.com (“video entry”);
    • The video entry must be no more than five minutes in length;
    • The video entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements and these rules, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize;
    • A video entry that is incomplete or does not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Ricos;
    • Only one video entry per person;
    • Individuals who enter multiple videos by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules will be disqualified from the Campaign, at the sole discretion of Ricos.
    1. Winner Selection and Notification: Winners will be determined through voting on the contest website. Winners will be required to produce releases for any private property, brand or person featured in the winning submission to receive the prize.
    • The grand prize winner will receive two tickets to watch a Texas team of winner’s choice (limited to Spurs, SAFC, Cowboys, Texans, Astros, Rangers or Texas A&M during regular season to the end of 2019), $1,000 towards travel, accommodations, and food for the trip, and a Ricos gift basket. Grand prize winner must select the game to attend by November 30, 2018.
    • 2nd Place will receive popcorn for a year (1 case of popcorn every 3 months)
    • 3rd Place will receive a Nacho Party for 20
    • 4th and 5th places will each receive a Ricos gift basket

    Winners may also be invited to participate in a documentary showcasing the examples of what makes Texas pop. Winners will be notified by email within five days following selections of the winners on November 5, 2018.   Ricos shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings of Winner or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functional contact information.  Any and all expenses related to winning will be the sole responsibility of Winner, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes.  No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 10 days from the time award notification was sent, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (IN RICOS’s SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

    1. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
    2. Rights Associated with Campaign: By submitting your video entry, You understand and agree that Ricos, anyone acting on behalf of Ricos and Ricos’s 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, your video entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, marketing, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent to You, whether or not you are a Winner. By entering this content, You represent and warrant that Your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If Your video entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of Ricos. If the content of Your video entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend against and settle such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Ricos from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which Ricos may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
    3. Terms & Conditions: Ricos reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Ricos’s corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, Ricos may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Ricos. Ricos reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. Ricos has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes 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 Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering or voting. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, Ricos reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
    4. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Ricos and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) Your participation, or the participation of third parties at the request of You, in the Campaign and/or Your possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Campaign or the processing of video entries.
    5. Disputes: THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND TEXAS, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, You agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Texas, having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall You be permitted to obtain awards for, and You hereby waive all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than Your actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). You further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
    6. Facebook and Twitter: The Campaign is hosted by Ricos and is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook or Twitter.
    7. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Ricos Products, 830 S. Presa St., San Antonio, TX 78210. Requests must be received no later than November 15, 2018.
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Ricos Products Company
830 South Presa St.,
San Antonio, Texas 78210
Phone: 210-222-1415
Fax: 210-226-6453

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