NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL U.S. RESIDENTS OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS RESIDING IN THE CHICAGO METROPOLITAN AREA (THE CITY OF CHICAGO AND SURROUNDING CITIES/TOWNS IN ILLINOIS [INCLUDING AURORA, DES PLAINES, ELGIN, EVANSTON, JOLIET, NAPERVILLE, PALATINE, SCHAUMBURG, AND SKOKIE] AND INDIANA [INCLUDING GARY, HAMMOND AND MICHIGAN CITY] WHO ARE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT TIME OF ENTRY. VOID ELSEWHERE AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
This Sweepstakes is open only to legal U.S. residents of the State of Illinois residing in the Chicago Metropolitan Area (the City of Chicago and surrounding cities/towns in Illinois [including Aurora, Des Plaines, Elgin, Evanston, Joliet, Naperville, Palatine, Schaumburg and Skokie] and Indiana [including Gary, Hammond and Michigan City] who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry.
Employees, officers and directors of the following entities and members of their immediate families (defined as parent, child, sibling, spouse) or same households (whether related or not) are NOT eligible to enter the Sweepstakes or win the prize: Mark Anthony Brands Inc. (the “Sponsor”), Condé Nast and Pitchfork Festivals, LLC (collectively “PFL”), and Big Stik, LLC (“Big Stik”), the owners and operators of the venue and any additional entities involved with the event, each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, prize suppliers, advertising and promotion agencies, as well as alcohol beverage licensees (i.e., alcohol beverage suppliers, importers, wholesalers, distributors and retailers).
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor which shall be final and binding in all respects.
All federal, state and local laws apply.
Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 p.m. Central Time (CT) on August 30, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. (CT) September 1, 2021.
A Twitter account is required. A Twitter account may be opened for free, subject to the Terms of Twitter including but not limited to Twitter’s Terms of Service (found at https://twitter.com/en/tos).
The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter.
During the Sweepstakes Period, follow the official White Claw® Twitter page at https://twitter.com/whiteclaw (@WhiteClaw), and the official Pitchfork Music Festival Twitter page at https://twitter.com/pitchforkfest (@pitchforkfest) if you do not already. Then, post as a tweet #WhiteClawPitchfork and #sweepstakes and tag at least one (1) friend each of whom is a legal U.S. resident**, 21 years of age or older, personally known to you and who you believe is interested in White Claw® Hard Seltzer, in addition, you must have obtained each friend’s consent beforehand, to receive one (1) entry into the sweepstakes. All entries must be received no later than 11:59:59 p.m. (CT) on September 1, 2021. MARK ANTHONY BRANDS, INC. IS DIRECTLY RELYING ON THE ENTRANT’S REPRESENTATION THAT BOTH OF THE TAGGED FRIENDS ARE 21 YEARS OF AGE OF OLDER; IF MARK ANTHONY BRANDS, INC. DETERMINES THAT THIS IS NOT ACCURATE, MARK ANTHONY BRANDS, INC. WILL DISQUALIFY THE ENTRANT FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES, PROHIBIT HIM/HER FROM PARTICIPATING IN FUTURE PROMOTIONS OFFERED BY MARK ANTHONY BRANDS INC. AND OTHERWISE SEEK TO PROTECT ITS LEGAL RIGHTS. **For clarity, friends may be residents of any state of the United States or the District of Columbia.
UNLESS YOU FOLLOW @WhiteClaw and @pitchforkfest, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES. In addition, no entry will be received if (a) the hashtags #WhiteClawPitchfork AND #sweepstakes are BOTH not included in the tweet; (b) the post is made as a private message and not as a tweet; (c) any content is included as part of the tweet OTHER THAN #WhiteClawPitchfork, #sweepstakes and a person’s Twitter handle.
You may be charged by your wireless carrier for entering the Sweepstakes via mobile device; in addition, message and data rates may apply. It is, therefore, recommended that you consult your wireless carrier’s pricing plan BEFORE entering the Sweepstakes via mobile device. Not all mobile devices offer wireless Internet access and wireless Internet access may not be available in all areas.
Limit one (1) entry per person, regardless of the number of Twitter accounts a person has: use of multiple accounts to enter the Sweepstakes is prohibited. (A given Twitter account may only be used by one  person to enter the Sweepstakes.)
Violation of this entry limit will result in only the initial entry being accepted. For clarity, friend(s) tagged in winner’s entry will NOT receive any prize in conjunction with prize awarded to a winner. But Sponsor reserves the right to void all entries (and disqualify entrant from the Sweepstakes altogether as well as to prohibit such entrant from participating in future promotions offered by Sponsor) if Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that a given person has engaged in egregious, blatant or repeated violations of the entry limit. Receipt of entry may be acknowledged (including via reply tweet from @WhiteClaw to entrant’s tweet) but such acknowledgment does not constitute any representation of eligibility for the Sweepstakes nor is it otherwise binding upon Sponsor. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor. Entries generated by script, macro, robotic, programmed or like means are prohibited and will be disqualified. Use of third party entities (e.g., commercial Sweepstakes services) to enter Sweepstakes on a person's behalf voids entry, will result in disqualification from Sweepstakes and possible prohibition from participating in future promotions offered by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail account associated with the Twitter account used to enter the Sweepstakes, as of date of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the e-mail address.
Two (2) Grand Prizes (the “Prize”) is available to be awarded. Each winner will receive up to *four (4) 3-day Admission Tickets (for a winner and up to  guests) to attend the 2021 Pitchfork Music Festival (the “Festival”) in Chicago, Illinois scheduled to take place on Friday, September 10, 2021, Saturday, September 11, 2021 and Sunday, September 12, 2021.
Each winner’s guest(s) must be 21 years of age or older and a legal resident of the United States or District of Columbia and must sign and return an Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (where lawful) prior to attending the Festival; in the event of noncompliance by guest(s), said winner must accept the Prize without such guest(s), the value of the Prize will be reduced accordingly, and no substitute Prize or compensation will be awarded in conjunction therewith.
If a verified winner’s residence is more than one and one-half (1 ½) hours from the Festival location, said winner will also receive a travel stipend of $150 (as determined by the Sponsor/Administrator in their sole discretion). All unspecified expenses (including but not limited to transportation to and from Festival) are the sole responsibility of a winner.
If a potential winner cannot attend the Festival on Friday, September 10, 2021, Saturday, September 11, 2021 and Sunday, September 12, 2021 for any reason, Prize will be forfeited without compensation and an alternate may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion (time permitting).
In addition, Sponsor disclaims any liability if a winner and said winner’s guest(s) receive tickets to the Festival but do not use the tickets and attend one or more days of the Festival for any reason. No other Prize will be awarded.
*If a winner chooses to attend the Festival without three (3) guest(s) (or a guest does not timely return signed Release [where lawful]), said winner will receive the Prize (i.e., tickets to the Festival) in increments appropriate for actual number of attendees (i.e., winner themself and number of guests able to attend) and no substitute Prize or compensation will be awarded in conjunction therewith.
Alcohol beverages are not part of the Prize. Tickets are subject to Terms and Conditions stated thereon. Venue restrictions may also apply. A winner and said winner’s guest(s) further consent to Festival’s security personnel screening them as a pre-condition to admittance to the Festival. Festival is a rain-or-shine event. Tickets are valid only for indicated Festival on Friday, September 10, 2021, Saturday, September 11, 2021 and Sunday, September 12, 2021. Festival may be modified, curtailed or even cancelled altogether at the sole discretion of the Festival Organizers due to scheduling and/or other circumstances beyond their control. While participating in the Festival, a winner and said winner’s guest(s) must follow all instructions of the venue and other individuals of requisite authority at all times as well as acting as a respectful and courteous manner at all times in accordance with the Festival’s Code of Conduct, the preceding includes but is not limited to (as applicable) refraining from acting in a threatening, abusive or inappropriate manner toward other Festival attendees.
Each winner and said winner’s guest(s) must abide by all venue and Festival policies and must agree to the Festival’s Terms & Conditions and the Festival’s Health & Safety policies. Sponsor, PFL and Big Stik, the owners and operators of the Festival and any additional entities involved with the Festival reserve the right to not award a Prize to, or to revoke full or partial Prize from a winner or said winner's guest(s) who Festival or venue personnel deem may, in their sole discretion, be intoxicated, be a safety risk, have violated any venue policy or law, and/or may bring Sponsor, PFL and Big Stik, the owners and operators of the Festival and any additional entities involved with the Festival into disrepute, and under such circumstances, Sponsor, PFL and Big Stik, the owners and operators of the Festival and any additional entities involved with the Festival shall NOT have any liability or obligation to a winner and/or said winner’s guest(s) of any kind. Prize/tickets are non-transferable.
A Prize will only be shipped to a street address within the Chicago metropolitan area (the city of Chicago and surrounding cities/towns in Illinois [including Aurora, Des Plaines, Elgin, Evanston, Joliet, Naperville, Palatine, Schaumburg, and Skokie] or Indiana [including Gary, Hammond and Michigan City].
A winner and said winner’s guest(s) understand and agree an inherent risk to exposure to COVID-19/Coronavirus epidemic/pandemic exists in any place where people gather. COVID-19/Coronavirus is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. A winner and said winner’s guest(s) assume all risks, hazards, and dangers arising from or relating in any way to the risk of contracting a communicable disease or illness—including, without limitation, exposure to COVID-19/Coronavirus or any other bacteria, virus or other pathogen capable of causing a communicable disease or illness, whether that exposure occurs before, during or after the Festival on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 10, 11 and 12, 2021, and regardless of how caused or contracted—and a winner and said winner’s guest(s) waive any and all claims and potential claims against Mark Anthony Brands Inc., PFL and Big Stik, the owners and operators of the Festival and any additional entities involved with the Festival and each of their respective parents, partners, divisions, subsidiaries, officers, directors, members, managers, agents, affiliates, and employees —relating to such risks, hazards and dangers. A winner and said winner’s guest(s) also agree to fully comply with all applicable government mandates and venue policies so as to protect against the spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus.
Without limitation, a winner and said winner’s guest(s) expressly acknowledge that admission to the Festival is conditioned upon provision of proof of vaccination (vaccination card, a photocopy of vaccination card or an electronic picture of vaccination card on one’s mobile phone) OR proof of a negative COVID-19/Coronavirus test which was taken within 24 hours of day of Festival attendance.
If a winner or said winner’s guest(s) refuse to comply with such mandates/policies or if a winner or said winner’s guest(s) cannot satisfy applicable conditions, he/she will be denied admission to venue/Festival on one or more days of the Festival, with Sponsor, PFL and Big Stik, the owners and operators of the Festival and any additional entities involved with the Festival not having any liability under any legal theory to a winner and/or said winner’s guest(s) (as applicable).
Approximate Retail Value of each Prize is up to $1,690.00. Total Approximate Retail Value of all Prizes is up to $3,380.00. But, Approximate Retail Value may be less than this amount depending on number of guests accompanying winner to Festival and whether travel stipend is awarded. Should actual value of Prize be less than the stated Approximate Retail Value, winner will not receive the difference in cash or otherwise. Odds of winning a Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received.
Winners will be determined in a random drawing on or about September 2, 2021 by Sponsor whose decisions will be final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning will be determined by the total number of eligible entries received. A winner will be notified by private message from @WhiteClaw on or about September 3, 2021 and will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (where lawful) within one (1) day of notification (or such shorter amount of time as may be designated on a winner notification material) or Prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to another winner at Sponsor's sole discretion, time permitting. In the event of noncompliance with this requirement or if a potential winner cannot be contacted for any reason (including but not limited to a potential winner failing to respond to the private message from @WhiteClaw within six (6) hours of transmission (or such shorter amount of time as may be designated in private message) including, but not limited to, such message not being received due to a potential winner’s Twitter privacy settings, Prize will be forfeited without compensation of any kind and an alternate winner may be selected, time permitting.
Entry in the Sweepstakes constitutes an entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to abide by and accept the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. No substitution of Prize (or any prize element) except at Sponsor’s sole discretion and only then for Prize of equal value. Prize is not redeemable/exchangeable for cash. Prize is not transferable except with Sponsor’s prior consent which may be granted or withheld in its sole discretion without liability of any kind. All federal, state and local taxes on a Prize are each winner’s sole responsibility. By accepting a Prize, a winner waives the right to assert as a cost of winning said Prize, any and all costs of redemption or travel to redeem said Prize and any and all liability that might arise from redeeming or seeking to redeem said Prize. All costs and expenses associated with a Prize acceptance and use that are not specified herein are the sole responsibility of each winner.
Taxes on said prize are each winner’s sole responsibility. Each winner will be issued W-9 IRS Tax Form with the Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release and a subsequent 1099 IRS Form. Upon receipt of Prize, each winner shall be required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning the prize furnished in connection with the Sweepstakes.
WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SAID PRIZE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE ONLY WARRANTIES ON SAID PRIZE (IF ANY) ARE THOSE OF THE PRIZE SUPPLIER, WHICH ARE EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO THEIR TERMS.
By participating, entrant indemnifies, releases and agrees to hold harmless (a) Mark Anthony Brands Inc., Condé Nast, Pitchfork Festivals, LLC, Big Stik, LLC, the owners and operators of the Festival and any additional entities involved with the Festival, each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, prize suppliers, and advertising and promotion agencies; (b) the directors, officers, agents, representatives, shareholders, employees, successors and assigns of any of the above organizations (collectively, the “Released Entities”); and (c) Twitter, Inc. from any and all liability arising from participating in the Sweepstakes (including but not limited to risk of illness or even death arising directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from contracting COVID-19/Coronavirus), any Sweepstakes-related activity and/or the acceptance, receipt, possession or use/misuse of a Prize (as applicable). Without limiting the foregoing, Mark Anthony Brands Inc. makes no representation, warranty or guarantee of any kind regarding a Prize or any part thereof; this includes but is not limited to the warranty of merchantability or fitness for intended purpose. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of a Prize constitutes each winner’s agreement to the use of his/her name, address (city, state), likeness, voice, photograph or other indicia of persona and/or statements regarding the Sponsor or the Sweepstakes for advertising, publicity and trade purposes by Sponsor and its respective designees, without further compensation or any notice or approval of any kind.
Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, illegible, misdirected, incomplete entries, or for online/website entries not received due to lost, failed, delayed or interrupted connections or miscommunications, or to other electronic malfunctions, delays, or errors of any kind in the transmission or receipt of online/website entries; or for defect of any kind which prevents a person from properly accessing the Sweepstakes online/website. Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by online/website visitors or by any human or technological error that may occur in the processing of online/website entries in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend all or a portion of the Sweepstakes, should viruses, bugs or other causes beyond control of the Sponsor corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes.
Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for all purposes of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility under any legal theory for (a) any incomplete, incorrect or inaccurate information whether caused by web site users, tampering, hacking or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error; (b) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of any (mobile) website, website, or entries; (c) any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online-systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, programming or failure of e-mail on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof, or for injury or damage to participant’s or to any person’s computer or mobile device (or any information/materials stored thereon) related to or resulting from downloading materials from any (mobile) website, website or participating in the Sweepstakes; (d) entries being inaccessible, irregular or defective in any respect due to filtering by or other operation of the functionality of Twitter, Inc.; and (e) late, lost, illegible/garbled, incomplete, damaged, inaccessible, corrupted or jumbled e-mail transmissions or entries regardless of cause (and, all such entries are void.)
If the Sweepstakes (or any part thereof) is not capable of running as originally planned for any reason beyond the control of Sponsor (e.g., natural disaster, unauthorized intervention, fraud, civil commotion) Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and conduct the Sweepstakes and select Prize winners from among all eligible entries received prior to the action taken by Sponsor or otherwise in a manner which is fair, equitable and in accordance with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted on the White Claw® Twitter page. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances, and, if not feasible, Sponsor shall not have any liability of any kind.
ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR MOBILE WEBSITE; OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY SUCH PERSON FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES (IF APPLICABLE), PROHIBIT SUCH PERSON FROM PARTICIPATING IN FUTURE PROMOTIONS OFFERED BY SPONSOR, AS WELL AS TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify any entrant from participation in or use of any or all portions of this Sweepstakes, and refuse to award a Prize if any entrant engages in any conduct Sponsor deems to be improper, unfair, otherwise adverse to the operation of the Sweepstakes or detrimental to other entrants of the Sweepstakes. Such improper conduct includes, without limitation, falsifying personal information required during entrant registration or a Prize claim, violating any term or condition stated here, accumulating entries through methods such as automated computer scripts or any other programming techniques, allowing others to use an entrant’s personal information for the purpose of accumulating entries, or intentionally trying to defraud, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise tamper with the computer programs/technology in connection with this Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that Sponsor may void the Prize that an entrant may have won and/or require the return of said Prize that an entrant may have won as a result of such improper conduct. Entrants further acknowledge that any forfeiture of said Prize and/or return of said Prize shall in no way prevent Sponsor from pursuing other avenues of recourse such as criminal or civil proceedings in connection with such conduct.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, abbreviate, or suspend this Sweepstakes should it be compromised by computer virus, program bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor, 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 or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, without any compensation or liability to any entrant. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical, technical, or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the promotion or in the announcement of the Prizes. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any sweepstakes materials and the terms and conditions of the official rules, the official rules shall prevail, govern and control.
Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s or any other person's computer or mobile device which is occasioned by participating in the Sweepstakes or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. The preceding expressly includes but is not limited to any communications sent by or sent to Sponsor which are not properly and timely received and accessible by Sponsor or its agencies for any reason. Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsman-like or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Only the type and quantity of Prizes described in these Official Rules (i.e., two  ) are available to be won in the Sweepstakes. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by duly authorized representatives of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal by a court of competent jurisdiction, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without respect to conflict of law/choice of law doctrines of Illinois (or of any other jurisdiction which would lead to the application of the law of any jurisdiction other than Illinois). To the fullest extent permitted by law, as a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree (a) that any and all disputes regarding the Sweepstakes which cannot be resolved between the parties shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a federal or state court located in Cook County, Illinois; (b) to the personal jurisdiction of such courts and to waive any right of inconvenient forum, change of venue or any like right; (c) that any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred in entering the Sweepstakes (if any), but in no event attorney’s fees, with all other forms of remedy – including but not limited to punitive, incidental, or consequential damages and injunctive relief – being expressly waived.
For winners’ list, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to “White Claw 2021 Pitchfork Music Festival Tickets Sweepstakes”, 328 S. Jefferson Street, Suite 1050, Chicago, IL 60661. All requests must be received by November 1, 2021. Winners’ list will be available after October 15, 2021.
Sponsor: Mark Anthony Brands Inc., Chicago, IL 60661
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