official rules


NO PURCHASE OR DONATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR CLAIM PRIZE. NEITHER A PURCHASE NOR DONATION WILL INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. TIMING

The “Tito’s Handmade Vodka 20th Anniversary Party” Promotion (the “Sweepstakes”) begins on March 3, 2017 at 06:00:00 PST (the “Sweepstakes Start Date”) and ends on March 17, 2017 at 23:59:59 PST(the “Sweepstakes End Date”) (such period referred to herein as the “Sweepstakes Entry Period”). The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Emancipet (the “Charity”), administered by Prizeo US, LLC (the “Administrator”) on behalf of the Charity, and is for the benefit of the Charity. The Humane Society of the United States was the beneficiary until 03/14/2017, at which point Emancipet became the beneficiary of any subsequent donations.

2. ELIGIBILITY

The Sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the 50 United States plus Washington, DC who are at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of entry. Entries are limited to individuals only; commercial enterprises and business entities are not eligible. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each participant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of Administrator and warrants that she/he is eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Employees, independent contractors, officers, and directors of the Charity, the Administrator and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, and their immediate family members and persons living in the same household, are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.

THE SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW and is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

Employees, officers and directors of Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Prizeo US, LLC, The Humane Society of the United States, Emancipet and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, suppliers, distributors, retailers, advertising, contest, fulfillment and marketing agencies, (collectively, “Promotion Parties”) their immediate families (parent, child, sibling and spouse, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes.

3. HOW TO ENTER

Participants may enter the Sweepstakes by visiting Titos20.com linking to titosvodka.prizeo.com (the “Sweepstakes Website”) during the Sweepstakes Entry Period and following the on-screen prompts. If you donate:

  $10 you will receive 100 entries. 

  $25 you will receive 250 entries and a Tito's Handmade Vodka Dog Bowl.

  $40 you will receive 400 entries and a Tito's Handmade Vodka Dog Leash and Dog Toy.

  $50 you will receive 500 entries and a Tito's Handmade Vodka T-shirt. 

  $75 you will receive 750 entries and a pair of Tito's Handmade Vodka Copper Mugs.

  $100 you will receive 1,000 entries and a Tito's Handmade Vodka Mixology Kit.

•  $250 you will receive 2,500 entries and a Tito's Handmade Vodka Copper Cooler.
•  $1,500 you will receive 15,000 entries and a Tito's Handmade Vodka TRAEGER Smoker 
•  $10,000 you will receive 100,000 entries and a Private Tour of Black Beauty Rescue Ranch in Murchison, TX
•  $10,000 you will receive 100,000 entries and a Private Tour of Fund For Animals Wildlife Rehab Center in Ramona, CA
• $10,000 you will receive 100,000 entries and a Private Tour of Duchess Sanctuary Equine Rescue in Oregon  

To enter the Sweepstakes without donating to the Charity, visit and log in to the Sweepstakes Website, print the free entry form (“Form”), and complete the Form by hand using blue or black ink. Place the completed Form in an envelope, affix proper first-class postage to each envelope, and mail the envelope to the applicable address as indicated on the Form. Each postal entry must be stamped and mailed separately. Your envelope must be postmarked within the Sweepstakes Entry Period and received by the date stated on the Form. Only one Form per envelope will be accepted, but you may enter multiple times by separately mailing additional completed Forms. You receive 100 entries for each properly submitted Form. You MUST write the name of the Sweepstakes on the back of the envelope. Participation in the Sweepstakes is voluntary and does not require you to purchase anything, nor to make a donation to the Charity. No illegible, incomplete, forged, mechanically reproduced or altered entries will be accepted. All entries become the property of Charity and will not be returned.

4. SELECTION OF WINNERS

On or about March 23, 2017 PST (the “Drawing Date”), Administrator will select the potential Sweepstakes winners in accordance with these Official Rules for the multiple drawings described in Rule 6 below (one national drawing, plus twenty-one (21) regional drawings for entrants from the specified regions.   If you do not live in one of the designated regions for a regional drawing, you will still be entered in the national drawing, but not any regional drawing.  If you do live in a region with a regional drawing, you will be entered in both that regional drawing and the national drawing.  However, there is a limit of one prize per eligible entrant/household, regardless of number of entries you submit or drawings in which you enter. The potential Sweepstakes winners will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries received by the Administrator during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. The potential Sweepstakes winners will be notified by email on or about the Drawing Date, using the email address provided with the selected entry, and will be conditionally awarded the prize subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. At Administrator’s discretion a background check (“Background Check”) may be performed with respect to the potential Sweepstakes winners, which such potential Sweepstakes winners would have to pass in order to receive the prize. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees to execute and deliver to Administrator all required authorizations and approvals for said Background Check to be conducted. In the event that a potential Sweepstake winner is disqualified for any reason, Administrator may award the applicable prize to an alternate winner as provided herein. The selected winners must execute all consents as provided by applicable law. Odds of winning in any drawing depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period for that drawing; in the case of the national drawing, it is all eligible entries; for any regional drawing, it is the eligible entries received from ZIPCodes corresponding to the applicable region per Rules 6 and 15 below.

5. VERIFICATION OF WINNER

EACH POTENTIAL SWEEPSTAKES WINNER IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY ADMINISTRATOR. ADMINISTRATOR’S DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE ADMINISTRATION, OPERATION, SELECTION OF THE WINNER AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. Potential winner will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Publicity Release in the form(s) provided by Administrator (where permitted by law) (collectively, the “Affidavit”) by the date specified by Administrator, or an alternate potential winner may be selected. In the event: (a) potential winner cannot be reached within 48 hours of email notification from Administrator, or for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted, or the potential winner notification or Affidavit is returned as undeliverable; (b) potential winner declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason; (c) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (d) potential winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Sweepstakes or receive the prize, (e) potential winner cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or (f) potential winner fails to fulfill the Affidavit-related obligations or fails to pass the Background Check in Administrator’s reasonable discretion, the potential winner shall be disqualified from the Sweepstakes and an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected, at Administrator’s sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received. Administrator reserves the right to modify the notification and Affidavit procedures in connection with the selection of alternate potential winner, if any.

6. PRIZES

Sweepstakes Prize. One (1) national winner of the Sweepstakes, as well as local winners from the regional areas identified in the next paragraph (each a “Sweepstakes Winner”) each will win: a trip for the Sweepstakes Winner and his/her travel guest (“Guest”) to Austin, TX for the Tito’s Handmade Vodka 20th Anniversary Party on April 7, 2017, and tickets to Euphoria Fest on April 8, 2017. The Prize includes: (i) roundtrip coach class air transportation for each Sweepstakes Winner and his/her Guest departing from a major airport nearest the Sweepstakes Winner’s residence (determined by Administrator in its sole discretion) to Austin, TX (ARV: $2,000) ; (ii) two nights hotel accommodations as selected by the Charity in its sole discretion in a standard room based on double occupancy (ARV: $600) ; (iii) two (2) tickets to the Tito’s Handmade Vodka 20th Anniversary Party April 7, 2017, and (iv) two (2) tickets Euphoria Fest April 8, 2017 (ARV: $430) (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Prize”).  Tickets, if part of the Sweepstakes Prize, are subject to ticket's Terms and Conditions. Inappropriate activity at any event may result in removal from the premises.  Due to the nature of the Prize, for each Sweepstakes Winner, the Sweepstakes Winner and his/her Guest must be available to travel between April 7, 2017 and April 9, 2017 or the Sweepstakes Prize will be forfeited and alternative potential Sweepstakes Winner will be randomly selected from all remaining eligible entries received. Guest must be age 21 or older, and must execute and return to Administrator an Affidavit and liability release and publicity release (except where prohibited by law), in order to accompany the Sweepstakes Winner. The dates of departure and return are subject to change at Charity's sole discretion. Travel arrangements are subject to availability, blackout dates and other restrictions.  If winner lives within 150 miles of Austin, TX, ground transportation may be substituted in lieu of air transportation. The Sweepstakes Winner and Guest must travel on the same itinerary No deviations to travel itinerary are permitted. No element of any prize, including but not limited to event tickets, may be transferred or sold; any violation is grounds for disqualification and revocation of prize.

In additional to the one (1) national winner, one (1) local winner will be selected in a separate drawing from among eligible entries received from the following twenty-one (21) regional areas:  Charlotte NC, Raleigh, NC, New York City, Northern New Jersey, Miami, FL, Orlando, FL, Tampa, FL, West Palm Beach, FL, Atlanta, GA, Pittsburgh, PA, Austin, TX, Dallas, TX, Houston, TX, San Antonio, TX, Albuquerque, NM, Denver, CO, Los Angeles, CA, San Diego, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Ohio, and Michigan.  Each regional area shall be determined by the entrant’s ZIP Code.  See the list of ZIP Codes associated with each regional area listed in Rule 15 below.  Winners residing within 150 miles of Austin, TX will receive tickets to the Tito’s Handmade Vodka 20th Anniversary Party April 7, 2017 only, and will be responsible for travel to and from the event.

Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. Lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, vouchers or certificates will not be replaced. Administrator and Charity are not responsible if the Sweepstakes Winner does not use any event tickets on day of the applicable event. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Sweepstakes Prize is $3,030 USD . Actual value may vary based on airfare and hotel rate fluctuations and distance between departure and destination.

The Sweepstakes Winner and any other recipient of a prize are responsible for reporting and paying all taxes associated with his/her receipt of such prize. Charity will report the value of Sweepstakes Prize (including that portion provided to travel companion) as income to the Sweepstakes Winner as required by the applicable law of Charity’s jurisdiction and Sweepstakes Winner’s jurisdiction. Sweepstakes Winner will not receive the difference between the actual retail value and ARV of Sweepstake Prize. No other substitution or transfer of prizes are permitted, and prizes cannot be redeemed for cash. Administrator and Charity are responsible only for prize delivery and not prize utility. Charity reserves the right to substitute the listed Sweepstakes Prize, or any portion thereof, for one of equal or greater value if the advertised prize becomes unavailable.   No responsibility is assumed for events beyond Charity’s or Administrator’s control.   If any scheduled prize activities are cancelled or postponed after travel is booked, remainder of trip will be awarded as the complete prize. All federal, state, and local tax liabilities, as well as any other costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded, are the sole responsibility of the Sweepstakes Winner.

7. CONDITIONS AND RELEASES

Each entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Administrator, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Administrator, the Charity, Fifth Generation, Inc. d/b/a Tito’s Handmade Vodka and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, celebrities, celebrities' team/employer and any other person and organization responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives, and their successors and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Sweepstakes, travel, lodging, acceptance, possession, attendance at, defect in, delivery of, inability to use, use or misuse of Sweepstakes Prize, or any portion thereof (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry. Released Parties are not responsible if the Sweepstakes Prize, or any portion thereof, is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of the prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except as in Charity’s sole discretion. Sweepstakes Winner acknowledges that all prizes are awarded as-is, without warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law of any kind.

8. PUBLICITY

Except where prohibited or restricted by law, Sweepstakes Winner's and Guest’s acceptance of Sweepstakes Prize, or any portion thereof, constitutes the Sweepstakes Winner’s and Guest’s agreement and consent for Administrator, Charity and any of their authorized designees to use and/or publish Sweepstakes Winner's and Guest's full name, city and state of residence, photographs or other likenesses, pictures, portraits, video, voice, testimonials, biographical information (in whole or in part), and/or statements made by Sweepstakes Winner and Guest regarding the Sweepstakes, Charity or Administrator, worldwide and in perpetuity for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising, trade and/or promotion on behalf of Administrator and Charity, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable, or World Wide Web, without further limitation, restriction, compensation, notice, review, or approval Sweepstakes Winner is solely responsible for acquiring Guest's agreement and consent for all required documents.

9. GENERAL CONDITIONS

The Released Parties shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award any prize to entrants, with regard to: (a) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate these Official Rules; (b) entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (c) entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Sweepstakes or claiming the prize; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of the Sweepstakes Winner to accept the prize for any reason; (f) if a prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond Administrator’s or Charity's reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or any promotion or prize related activities. Administrator reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, or with any website promoting the Sweepstakes; (b) acting in violation of these Official Rules; or (c) entering or attempting to enter the Sweepstakes multiple times in violation of these rules or the use of any robotic or automated devices to submit entries. If Administrator determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events compromise the integrity or viability of the Sweepstakes, Administrator reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Sweepstakes, including the entire Sweepstakes, and/or modify the Sweepstakes and/or award the prize from all eligible entries received as of the termination date. Charity reserves the right to cancel any Sweepstake before the scheduled Sweepstakes End Date. In the event a Sweepstakes is cancelled, all entries into such Sweepstakes will be deemed null and void, all donations will be refunded to the donors thereof, no winners will be selected and no rewards will be delivered.

10. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (d) technical or human error in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize by Sweepstakes Winner and Guest. If for any reason an entrant’s registration is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes. No more than the stated number of each prize will be awarded.

11. DISPUTES

Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved exclusively by the United States District Court or the appropriate California State Court located in Los Angeles County, California; (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (d) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Administrator  and Charity in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. For New Jersey residents, the limitations set forth above are inapplicable where attorneys’ fees, court costs, or other damages are mandated by statute.

 

12.  SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR

Emancipet, Inc., 7010 Easy Wind Drive, Suite 260, Austin, TX 78752 is the sponsor of the Sweepstakes

Prizeo US, LLC, 11601 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 210, Los Angeles, CA 90025 is the administrator of the Sweepstakes

The Humane Society of the United States, a 501(c)3 charitable organization, was the beneficiary of the Sweepstakes until 03/14/2017, at which time Emancipet became the beneficiary of all subsequent donations. Emancipet, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

13. NOTICE

Administrator reserves the right to prosecute and seek damages against any individual who attempts to deliberately undermine the proper operation of the Sweepstakes in violation of these Official Rules and/or criminal and/or civil law.

Copyright 2017 Prizeo US, LLC. All rights reserved. Prizeo US, LLC. and the associated logos are trademarks of Prizeo US, LLC. Any other trademarks in these Official Rules are used for prize identification purposes ONLY and are the properties of their respective owners.

14. PRIVACY

Except as otherwise set forth herein, all information collected from an entrant is subject to the Administrator’s Privacy Policy found at https://www.prizeo.com/privacy-policy, and shall be used for the purpose of the administering this Sweepstakes, including notifying potential winners and fulfilling prizes; notifying entrants of Charity's future events and fundraising activities; and otherwise as permitted under the Administrator’s Privacy Policy.

 

15. GEOGRAPHIC AREAS

 

Geographic regions are defined by zip codes per the attached document here.