THE LAGUNITAS “DOGGY BOONDOGGLE PARTY STARTER PACK” CONTEST (the “Contest”)
THERE IS NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN.
A PURCHASE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE IS NOT REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE NOR WILL IT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
CONTEST OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT TIME OF ENTRY.
This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram, Twitter or any social media site. Any information provided is being provided to Lagunitas and not to Instagram or Twitter or any social media site.
After this year, your dog deserves a party—and you could use a beer. That’s why Lagunitas wants to thank your dog, by helping you throw them a Doggy Boondoggle. Create a video telling us how your dog supported you this past year and what kind of party you’d throw. Share it on your socials with the hashtag #LagunitasDogContest.
ELIGIBILITY: The Lagunitas “Dog Day Appreciation Party” Contest (the “Contest” or “Promotion”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 21 years of age or older at the time of Entry (“Entrant”). Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of The Lagunitas Brewing Company (“Sponsor”), its advertising and promotional agencies involved in the promotion, including Marden-Kane Inc. (the "Administrator") (collectively the “Releasees” or Released Parties”), state alcohol beverage commissions, alcoholic beverage manufacturers, distributors, and retailers, and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, sibling, and children) or members of the same household of any of the foregoing are not eligible to participate. All applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Participation in this Promotion constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions. These decisions are final and binding in all matters related to this Promotion. Receipt of a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all applicable requirements set forth herein.
PROMOTION DATES: The Contest begins at 12:00:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 22, 2021, and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on July 23, 2021 (the “Promotion Period”). For purposes of this Contest, a “day” is defined as a 24-hour period, beginning at 12:00:00 PM ET and ending at 11:59:59 PM ET except for the first day of the Search where a day is defined as beginning at 12:00:00 PM ET and ending at 11:59:59 PM ET. The Sponsor’s computer, or that of its designee, runs the official clock for the Contest and will solely determine the time by which an Entry is received.
During the Contest there are a series of events (explained in detail in the Chart below), which start and end on or about the dates and times noted below.
Contest Timing Chart
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open SUBMISSION for entries
June 22, 2021
July 23, 2021
JUDGES’ SELECTION OF WINNER
Week of July 26, 2021
August 9, 2021
ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNER
Week of August 23, 2021
HOW TO ENTER:
 Tell us about your how your dog has supported you through this tough year in words/a description (maximum 100 words), image/drawing/photo, or video (maximum 60 seconds) (the “Entry Submission”);
 Post your Entry on Twitter or Instagram using #LagunitasDogContest, then head to the website to register your Entry;
 Go to https://promotions.mardenkane.com/Laginitas/DogDay/ to complete the information required including posting the link to your Entry from your Instagram or Twitter account where required.
 Click the submit button (collectively the “Entry”).
Instagram and Twitter Entry Requirements:
- Your Instagram or Twitter privacy options on your account settings must be set to "OFF".
- Post must include the required hashtags: #LagunitasDogContest,
- You can return your Instagram or Twitter account to “private” any time after the Winner announcement.
LIMITATIONS: There is a limit of two (2) Entries per person/social media account for the entire Promotion Period (for purposes of clarity: 2 entries on Twitter for the entire Promotion Period and 2 entries on Instagram for the entire Promotion Period for a maximum of 4 entries during the Promotion Period). Entries received in excess of the Entry limit stated herein will be disqualified. Only the first two (2) Entry submissions on either social platform will be reviewed by the judges. Entries received in excess of the Entry limit stated herein will be disqualified. By submitting an Entry, Entrant agrees to comply with the Official Rules. Entries may only be submitted by a single Entrant. Entries that do not comply with these Official Rules, as determined in Sponsor and/or Administrator’s sole discretion, will be disqualified from the Contest. Decisions of the Sponsor and/or Administrator are final and binding. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Multiple Entrants are not permitted to share the same account. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that Entrant's entries and that Entrant may be disqualified.
Important Information About Your Entry:
- Entries must be submitted in English.
- Entries received that are illegible or incomplete, will be disqualified.
- Entrant certifies that the Entry Submission is his/her original work, accurate to the Entrant’s work, and that he/she has all rights to the submission, that it has not been previously entered into another contest, published, released, or distributed; does not infringe on any third-party rights; and is suitable for the Contest.
- Sponsor is under no obligation to correspond with Entrant and Entries will not be acknowledged or returned.
Guidelines and Content Restrictions:
- Entry must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity, copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights;
- Entry must not disparage or embarrass Sponsor, Releasees, or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Contest;
- Entry must not feature brand names or trademarks of others except the Sponsors products, images, brand names, or likenesses in Entry solely for the purpose of this Contest;
- Entry must not contain material that is harassing, inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous, libelous or illegal; Entry must not contain any materials relating to politics, lotteries, gambling, tobacco, alcohol or drugs, pornography, adult-oriented content, any other sexually-explicit material or any illegal activity;
- Entry must not contain anything that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, age or illegal activity; and
- Entry must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where Entry is created.
- Entry must adhere to the creative theme.
- Entry must be Entrant’s own original work, created solely by Entrant or content that incorporates materials from the public domain; must not have previously published, released or distributed in any form; must not have won any award;
- If any persons appear or are referred to in the Entry, Entrant is solely responsible for obtaining, prior to submitting the Entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition. If any person appearing in any Entry is under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence, the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release. Entrant agrees to provide Sponsor with written confirmation of those permissions and rights upon request.
- Entry must not contain any personally identifiable information of any person other than the Entrant’s name. Should Entrant include personally identifiable information about Entrant in the Entry, Entrant acknowledges and agrees that such information will be disclosed publicly and Entrant is solely responsible for any consequences thereof.
If the Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that the content of the Entry does not meet any of the Guidelines and/or Content Restrictions as outline above, or unacceptable for any reason, the Entry will not be eligible for any prize consideration and may be withdrawn without notice from the Contest at any time at the sole discretion of the Sponsor and/or Administrator. Each Entry submission must be manually key stroked and manually entered by the individual Entrant; automated and/or repetitive electronic submission of entries (including, but not limited to, entries made using any script, macro, bot or Contest service) will be disqualified and transmissions from these accounts or related e-mail or IP addresses may be blocked. By submitting an Entry and using the hashtag(s), Entrant acknowledges that he/she read, understands and agrees to the Official Rules. Entries may only be submitted by a single Entrant. Entries that do not comply with these Official Rules, as determined in Sponsor and/or Administrator’s sole discretion, will be disqualified from the Contest.
The name of the person submitting the Entry must be the authorized account holder of such email account and Instagram or Twitter account, otherwise the Entry may be deemed void. In the event of a dispute over the identity of a potential Winner, the Entry will be declared made by the authorized holder of the email account used for Entry, and potential Winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the authorized account holder of such account. It is the sole responsibility of the Entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the Entrant changes their Instagram or Twitter account during the Promotion Period. Proof of submission of Entry does not constitute proof of delivery of Entry.
JUDGING:During the Judging/Selection Period, all eligible entries will be judged by a panel of qualified judges (including representatives from Sponsor and its marketing agencies) under the supervision of the Administrator on the basis of the following criteria*:
- Appropriateness to Contest theme (25% of total score)
- Originality (25% of total score)
- Creativity (25% of total score)
- Reflection of Lagunitas brand values “Seat at our bar for everyone, come as you are, we love dogs” (25% of total score)
* In the event of a tie, from among those tied, the Winner will be the Entry receiving the highest score in the Appropriateness to Contest Theme category. In the event of a tie in Appropriateness to Contest Theme judging criteria, the Entries will be re-judged by a different panel of judges. Judging scores will not be revealed. The decisions of the panel are final.
The potential Winner will be the Entrant who submitted the Entry that received the highest score, as determined by the panel in its sole discretion. In the event that not enough eligible entries are received prize may not be awarded.
One Hundred (100) Grand Prize Winners will each receive:
- A $300 Visa gift card to purchase items for your party. Retail Value: $300 each.
- Lagunitas schwag bag fill with fun Lagunitas and dog themed items. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) $50 each.
Total ARV of each prize: $350 each.
Total ARV of all prizes: $35,000.00.
Terms and conditions as stated on the gift card apply. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer a prize, or redeem a prize for cash; however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value in its sole discretion. All federal, state and local taxes, and any other charges and incidental costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of each Winner. Released Parties are not responsible for any inability of any Winner to accept or use any prize. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. Limit one (1) prize per person/household mailing address.
WINNER NOTIFICATION AND VERIFICATION: Winners (a “Potential Winner(s)” and/or “Winner(s)”) are not deemed a Winner of any prize, even if the winning notification should so indicate, unless and until (i) the Winner’s eligibility has been verified, (ii) all requirements determined by the Sponsor in order to claim his/her prize have been fulfilled and (iii) the Winners have been notified that the acceptance and verification process is complete. Administrator will notify Potential Winners by email at the email address provided with the Entry on or about date specified in the Chart above. Potential Winners may be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and Declaration of Compliance; and where legal, a Publicity Release (collectively the “Affidavit”) within three calendar (3) days of issuance of notification that he or she is a Potential Winner or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to the next highest scoring Potential Winner. Failure to timely return any documents requested, return of prize notification as undeliverable, or noncompliance with these Official Rules will result in such Potential Winner being disqualified. Sponsor shall have no further obligation to that Potential Winner, and an alternate Winner will be notified (time permitting). Any false statement made by a potential Winner will result in automatic disqualification. If a Potential Winner cannot be contacted, or if any notification/Document is returned as undeliverable, or if a Potential Winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winning Entry will be disqualified and the Entry with the next highest score will be notified, time permitting, at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
SIMILAR IDEAS: You understand and acknowledge that: i) Contest Entities have wide access to ideas, stories, designs, film, tape, video, and other materials, and those new ideas are constantly being submitted to it or being developed by their own employees or third parties; ii) many ideas may be competitive with, similar to, or identical to content in your Entry; iii) You will not be entitled to any compensation as a result of Contest Entities' use of your Entry (or any elements thereof) as well as any such similar or identical material that has or may come to Contest Entities, or any of them, in any manner, including without limitation, from other sources. Finally, you acknowledge that, with respect to any claim of yours relating to or arising out of, resulting from or related to this Contest, the damage, if any, thereby caused to you will not be irreparable or otherwise sufficient to entitle you to seek any injunctive or other equitable relief or in any way enjoin, otherwise interfere with, delay, or interrupt the production, distribution, exhibition, or other exploitation of any production based on, or allegedly based on, your Entry, and your rights and remedies in any such event shall be strictly limited to the right to recover damages, if any, in an action at law. By participating in the Contest, Entrants acknowledge and agree that: (a) Contest Entities, may now have similar concepts, artwork and/or ideas in development and/or may independently develop and use similar concepts, work and/or ideas; (b) any similarity between any Entry that Entrants submit and/or any materials already in development or independently developed hereafter by the Contest Entities shall be coincidental; and (c) Entrants shall have no rights whatsoever in or to, nor shall Entrants make any claim against, any artwork, sketches, designs, concepts or ideas already in development, or that may hereafter be independently developed, by the Contest Entities notwithstanding any similarity to any materials (including the Entry) that Entrant has submitted hereunder nor with respect to any use by the Contest Entities of the entries (or elements thereof).
GRANT OF RIGHTS: By entering, except where prohibited by law, each Entrant grants to the Sponsor and their agents and assigns in perpetuity the irrevocable, sub-licensable, absolute right and permission to use, edit, modify, cut, rearrange, add to, delete from, copy, reproduce, translate, separate, dub, adapt, publish, combine with other material, reuse, adapt, and exploit the content of and elements embodied in the Submission in any and all media, including but not limited to paper format, digital and electronic media, computer, audio and audiovisual media (whether now existing or hereafter devised), in any language, throughout the world, and in any manner, for trade, advertising, promotional, commercial, or any other purposes without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation. Each Entrant agrees that the Releasees may, but are not required to attribute the Submission to an Entrant. Each Entrant waives and releases the Releasees from any and all claims that Entrant may now or hereafter have in any jurisdiction based on “moral rights” or “droit moral” or unfair competition with respect to the Releasees’ exploitation of entries without further notification or compensation to Entrants of any kind, and agrees not to instigate, support, maintain, or authorize any action, claim, or lawsuit against the Releasees and each of their affiliates, licensees, or any other person in connection with this Promotion, on the grounds that any use of any elements embodied in the Submission or any derivative works, infringe or violate any of Entrant’s rights therein. Each Entrant agrees to execute any documents that Releasees may require to affect such grant of rights. Each Prize Winner grants the Releasees the right to use and publish his/her name, Entry submission or elements, likeness, picture, voice, and/or any information contained in his/her Submission, online, in print and in any other media for advertising and promotional purposes worldwide, and in perpetuity without additional compensation, notice, review, or approval, unless prohibited by law. Nothing contained in these Official Rules obligates the licensed entities to make use of any of the rights granted herein and Prize Winner waives any right to inspect or approve any use.
Each Entrant acknowledges that other Entrants may have created ideas and concepts contained in their Submission that may have familiarities or similarities to his/her own Submission, and that he/she will not be entitled to any compensation or right to negotiate with the Promotion Entities because of these familiarities or similarities. The decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Promotion, including interpretation and application of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to request from Entrant at any time proof that Entrant maintains all necessary rights in their Submission in order to grant Sponsor the rights required herein in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Failure to provide such proof may lead to, among other things, the Entrant being disqualified from the Promotion.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Except where prohibited by law, each potential Winner’s Entry and acceptance of a prize constitutes the potential Winner’s irrevocable, sub-licensable, absolute right and permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use, publish, post or display the potential Winner’s name, Entry submission, statements, biographical information, voice, city and state address, any quotes attributable to him or her, photographs/likenesses and any other indicia of persona (regardless of whether altered, changed, modified, edited, used alone, or used with other material in Sponsor’s sole discretion) for any purpose, including but not limited to advertising and promotional purposes for this and similar promotions, worldwide, and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised (including and without limitation, the Internet) without additional authorization, opportunity to review, approval, notification or compensation and each potential Winner releases Releasees from any and all liability related thereto.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: Use of any automated Entry software is prohibited. Electronically reproduced, mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete or inaccurate entries are void. By participating, Entrants agree to comply with these Official Rules including all eligibility requirements. In case of a dispute as to the owner of an online Entry, online Entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder from which the Entry is made. Caution: Any attempt by an Entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any online service or web site or undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made; the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and/or other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS: By participating in the Contest, Entrants agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees, and each of their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders and employees from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, actions and any liability of any kind resulting from or arising from participation in the Contest or acceptance, possession, use, misuse or nonuse of the prize (including any travel or travel-related activity thereto) that may be awarded. This Contest and these Official Rules shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California without regard to its principles of conflicts of law. Jurisdiction and venue shall be solely within the State of California. Releasees are not responsible for technical, computer, mechanical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes or in any Contest related materials; or for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, inaccurate, undelivered, delayed or illegible entries or; for electronic, computer, or telephonic malfunction or error, fail to enter into the processing system, or are processed, reported, or transmitted late or incorrectly or are lost for any reason including computer, telephone, paper transfer, or process any transaction thereon. If, in the Sponsor’s opinion for any reason, the Contest is not able to run as planned for reasons which may include, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, including soliciting of applications in a manner inconsistent with Sponsors’ policies or procedures or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, including any other factors beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control such as a Force Majeure (e.g., war, riots, terrorism, civil unrest, strikes, blackouts, supply shortages, order of governmental authority,) an “act of God” (e.g., natural disasters, weather, etc.) or an unforeseeable health event (e.g. pandemic or epidemic), then the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest in whole or in part, without further liability to the Entrants or third parties. In the event the Contest is cancelled prior to the stated end date, a notice will be posted on the Contest web site; and Sponsor reserves the right to conduct the judging and award prizes from among all eligible non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. Sponsor reserves the right to modify prize award procedures at their discretion. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision.
Entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold Sponsor harmless from and against any third-party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any, and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including attorney fees and court costs, arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the warranties and representations set forth herein. Entrant further understands and agrees that all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California (“Section 1542”) and any similar law of any state or territory of the United States that may be applicable with respect to the foregoing release are hereby expressly and forever waived. Entrant acknowledges that Section 1542 provides that: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.”
GOVERNING LAW: This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. This Contest and Official Rules are governed and interpreted by the laws of the State of California, USA without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
WINNERS LIST: To request a Winner list, send an e-mail with subject line "Lagunitas Doggy Boondoggle Contest" to Winnerslist@mkpromosource.com. Requests must be received no later than August 15, 2021. The list will be sent when the judging is complete and the Winner verified.
SPONSOR: The Lagunitas Brewing Co., 1280 N. McDowell Blvd. Petaluma, CA 94954.
Administrator: Marden-Kane, Inc., 575 Underhill Blvd., Ste 222, Syosset, NY 11791-3416.
© Copyright 2021 Marden-Kane Inc. All rights reserved. Entrants are hereby authorized to copy these Official Rules on the condition that it will be for the Entrant’s personal use only.