CREATE a delicious new St-Germain cocktail
and you could WIN either a once-in-a-lifetime
trip for two to Paris, or $10,000!
Fly to the land of St-Germain with airfare
for two from New York City, including
a four-night stay in a Parisian
hotel. The first 100 runner-ups
will win a limited-edition
$10,000 Cash Prize
A trip for two to Paris, including:
Airfare for two from New York City
Four nights in a Paris Hotel
Delicious dinner for two
Artisanal cheese tasting for two
100 runner-ups will win a limited edition,
custom-designed St-Germain bicycle!
This Sweepstakes has ended.
NO SUBSCRIPTION OR PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A SUBSCRIPTION OR PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
These are the Official Rules or St-Germain's 5th Annual Can Can Classic Custom Cocktail Contest from Martha Stewart Living and St-Germain ("Contest") conducted by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc., 601 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10001 ("Promotional Partner") and sponsored by St-Germain ("Sponsor") and promoted at www.marthastewart.com and at www.marthastewart.com/cancanclassic ("Website"). The Contest will start at 9:00:00 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on August 1, 2012 and will end at 11:59:59 PM ET on December 1, 2012 (hereinafter, "Promotion Period"). By entering this Contest, you accept and agree to comply with and be bound by these Official Rules.
CONTEST ENTRANTS AND PRIZE RECIPIENTS MUST BE BOTH (A) LEGAL RESIDENTS OF ONE (1) OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES (EXCEPT CALIFORNIA AND NORTH CAROLINA) OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND (B) TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS OLD OR OLDER ON THE DATE OF ENTRY TO BE ELIGIBLE. VOID IN CALIFORNIA, NORTH CAROLINA, OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. CONTEST IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. California and North Carolina residents are not eligible to participate in this Contest. Employees of Sponsor and Promotional Partner and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, advertising and promotion (collectively, the "Released Entities"), and their immediate family members regardless of where they reside and/or those living in the same household of any such individual (whether or not related) are not eligible to enter or win. Alcohol industry licensees (retailers, wholesalers or manufacturers/importers) and their direct affiliates and immediate family members are not eligible to enter or win.
TO ENTER: A) Create a recipe for a tasty cocktail using St-Germain Liqueur; B) Visit the Contest website at www.marthastewart.com/cancanclassic and follow the onscreen instructions to (i) enter your age (must be at least 25 years old), name, address, telephone number, email address, and (ii) enter your cocktail recipe into the entry form. Entry must be in English. Entry must not have won a previous award, and must not have been published previously. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59:59 PM ET ON DECEMBER 1, 2012 and comply with all submission requirements set forth herein to be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per person, per day during the Promotion Period. Duplicate or entries that are deemed by the judges to be immoral, obscene, profane, lewd or not keeping with Sponsor's image or in violation of these Official Rules may be disqualified. Your entry constitutes your consent to participate in this Contest and your consent for Sponsor and Promotional Partner to obtain and deliver your name, address and other information for the purpose of fulfilling your prize if you are deemed a prize winner and for other uses by Sponsor as permitted by applicable law. Entries are the property of the Sponsor and Promotional Partner and will not be acknowledged or returned. All entrants hereby agree that upon submission of their cocktail recipe, Sponsor and Promotional Partner shall have an unlimited license to reproduce the recipe, and create any derivative works of it in perpetuity, and that Sponsor shall have the right to publish in any media whatsoever the recipe (including any reproduction or derivative work) and use it in perpetuity, along with the entrant's name, voice, picture and likeness for any lawful purpose, including advertising and promotional purposes, in any medium throughout the world without further compensation. By entering the Contest, entrant represents that entrant created the recipe for his/her entry into this Contest and that the recipe does not infringe upon the intellectual property rights of any third party. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misaddressed, or otherwise misdirected entries or entries that are processed late or incorrectly or are lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or any other technical or human error. Duplicate entries and entries in excess of the daily limit will be disqualified. Uses of automated devices are not valid for entry. Any entry that is submitted with the use of an automated device will be void. Any questions regarding this Contest must be directed to Promotional Partner and not to Sponsor. By entering the Contest, each entrant waives, discharges, and releases the Released Entities from any and all liability associated with this Contest. By submitting an entry, you understand that you are submitting your information to Sponsor and to Promotional Partner.
SELECTION OF WINNERS: On or around December 15, 2012, one (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected by a panel of the Sponsor's experts who will assess each eligible entry applying the following criteria, weighted equally: creativity, taste, and at least one fluid ounce of St.-Germain Liqueur. In the event of a tie, the tied entrant with the higher score in the taste criterion will be the winner. One hundred (100) Runner-Up Contest Prizes will be awarded to each of the next best one hundred recipes. Contest Entry times will be determined using Sponsor's computer, which will be the official clock for the Contest.
PRIZES AND THEIR APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV"): GRAND PRIZE: There will be one Grand Prize winner. The Grand Prize consists of round-trip economy class airfare for two to Paris, France; four nights' accommodation in a Paris hotel selected by Sponsor (room rate and taxes only); one dinner for two at a Paris restaurant selected by Sponsor; and a delicious artisanal cheese tasting for two; or $10,000 cash. The Runner–Up Prize is one of 100 limited edition, custom-designed St-Germain branded bicycles. The Approximate Retail Value (ARV) of the Grand Prize is: $10,000. The ARV of the Runner-Up Prize (limited edition bicycle) is $600 each. Total ARV of All Prizes: $70,000. Any difference between the stated ARV of a prize and the actual value of such prize will not be awarded. The ARV of all prizes set forth above represents Sponsor's good faith determination of the retail value thereof, and the actual fair market values, as ultimately determined by Sponsor, are final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed. All prize details will be determined by Sponsor in its discretion. All expenses and costs associated with the acceptance and use of prizes are the responsibility solely of the prize winners. Prize winners will be solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes on prizes. An IRS form 1099 will be issued if required by law. No cash substitution, assignment, or transfer of any prize permitted. In the event a prize is unavailable, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.
CLAIMING PRIZES/RELEASES: All Winners must be at least 25 years old or older. Eligibility, age and claims made by potential prize winners are subject to verification. Potential prize winners will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail on or about October 15, 2012. Sponsor is not obligated to leave voice mail, answering machine or other message. Once a prize winner claims a prize, the winner must sign a release allowing the use of the winners name, likeness, bio, and recipe, in perpetuity, in any media now known or hereafter conceived. If a prize winner notification is returned as undeliverable, or a prize winner's telephone or email does not allow for notification, or a selected potential prize winner is ineligible, or a selected potential prize winner declines a prize, the prize will be awarded to an alternate potential prize winner in a random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. A prize winner must respond within 48 hours of notification to claim a prize. Sponsor is not responsible for fraudulent calls or e-mails made to entrants not by the Sponsor. Prize winners must supply Sponsor with his/her social security number for tax purposes. All prizes will be awarded provided they are properly claimed.
INTERNET: If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or any other cause beyond the control of the Sponsor or the Released Entities which corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Sponsor, and the Released Entities reserve the right at their sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify or prohibit from participating in the Contest any individual who, in Sponsor's sole discretion, Sponsor determines or believes (i) has tampered with the entry process, or has undermined the legitimate operation of the Website or the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception or other unfair playing practices, or (ii) has engaged in conduct that annoys, abuses, threatens or harasses any other entrants or any representative of Sponsor, or (iii) has attempted or intends to attempt any of the foregoing. Neither the Sponsor nor any of the Released Entities is responsible for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Neither the Sponsor nor any of the Released Entities are responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by the Sponsor or any of the Released Entities due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. NEITHER SPONSOR NOR ANY OF THE RELEASED ENTITIES ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR INCOMPATIBILITY OF ENTRANT'S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY WITH SPONSOR'S OR SUCH RELEASED ENTITY'S HARDWARE, SOFTWARE OR BROWSER TECHNOLOGY. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR OR AFFECTED RELEASED ENTITY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of a winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address at time of entry. "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person 21 years of age or older who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor and Promotional Partner may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor and Promotional Partner with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the email account associated with the entry.
GENERAL: By entering this Contest, entrants and prize winners: (1) agree to be bound by these Official Rules; (2) agree to release Sponsor and the Released Entities from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs or expenses, including without limitation property damages, personal injury and/or death arising out of participating in this Contest, or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery; and (3) acknowledge that Sponsor and the Released Entities have neither made nor are responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose. Sponsor may discontinue this Contest at any time. Sponsor may terminate any Contest or decide to modify it in any manner that it deems fair and equitable to participants if it becomes aware of any occurrence that would materially affect the Contest's security and fairness. Sponsor may prohibit individuals from participating in Contest and disqualify entries if they (1) attempt to enter the Contest through any means other than as described in these Official Rules, (2) attempt to disrupt the Contest or circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules in any way or (3) repeatedly show a disregard for the Contest Official Rules or act (a) in an unsportsmanlike manner, or (b) with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor. Sponsor's decisions with respect to the Contest are final.
LIABILITY & RELEASE: By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and the Released Entities from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize hereunder, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or death to a person(s) or damage to property which may result, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Contest or entrants' receipt, acceptance, use and/or enjoyment of any prize. In no event shall Sponsor or the Released Entities be liable for attorney's fees. Each entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. By accepting the Prizes, Prize Winners (i) accept the inherent degree of risk associated with any service, including personal injury and/or death, (ii) acknowledge that his/her receipt of any service is voluntary, (iii) acknowledge that there are natural factors and occurrences which may impact on or affect the safety of the activities he/she is participating in and that he/she assumes the risk of such factors and occurrences, and (iv) agree that the Sponsor and the Released Entities shall not be in any way responsible for any resulting injury, disfigurement and/or death. The Prize Winners are solely responsible for advising any service provider of any relevant medical conditions. Sponsor and the Released Entities reserve the right to correct typographic, clerical or printing errors in any Contest materials. Sponsor and the Released Entities are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of this Contest, the administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize winners, including such error as may give an erroneous indication that a prize has been won. In the event the Sponsor or the Released Entities are prevented from continuing with this Contest, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Contest is undermined by any event including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute, or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state, or local government law, order of regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within the Sponsor's or the Released Entities' control (each a "Force Majeure" event) the Sponsor and the Released Entities shall have the right, in their sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the Contest without notice or further obligation. If the Sponsor or the Released Entities, in their discretion, elect to abbreviate, cancel or terminate the Contest as a result of a Force Majeure event, the Sponsor and the Released Entities reserve the right, but shall have no obligation, to award the prizes from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such Force Majeure event.
WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain the names of the prize winners (available after December 15, 2012) or a copy of the Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: Martha Stewart Living St-Germain Can Can Classic Custom Cocktail Contest, Consumer Marketing, 601 W. 26th St. 9th Floor, New York, NY 10001. Please specify "Official Rules" or "Winners List". VT residents do not need to affix return postage.
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