SPONSOR: The Friendly’s “Build Your Own Burger” contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Friendly’s Ice Cream, LLC (“Friendly’s”).
CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest commences May 1, 2013, and concludes on May 20, 2013. All entries for the contest must be received no later than 5:00PM EST on May 20, 2013.
NO ENTRY PAYMENT, FEE OR PROOF OF PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
CONTENT OUTLINE: Participants may be eligible to receive prizes in the event that the winning requirements outlined herein are met in explicit accordance with the official rules, terms and conditions that follow (“Official Rules”).
a) In order to be eligible to be selected to participate in a Burger Bash event, an individual (“Contestant”) must complete and submit an entry form in accordance with paragraph 6 below (“Official Entry”) and satisfy eligibility requirements set forth in paragraph 9 below.
b) Three (3) Contestants will be selected as finalists to participate at each of three (3) Burger Bash events; and one winner will be named at each event.
PRIZES: Each of three (3) winners will receive one $100 gift card good for use at any participating Friendly’s restaurant.
HOW TO ENTER FRIENDLY’S “BUILD YOUR OWN BURGER” CONTEST: Participants may enter for a chance to participate in the Burger Bash event closest to their location, by visiting www.friendlys.com/burgerbash and completing an online entry form with their contact information and the name and ingredients of their burger creation. Only one entry is allowed per person. In selecting finalists, Official Entries will be judged based on originality, ingredients and a creative name.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF CONTESTANTS: On or about May 22, 2013, Friendly’s will select three (3) Contestants as finalists to participate in each of the three Burger Bash events. Finalists will be notified via email or phone of their selection. The Sponsor reserves the right to select alternate Contestants at the time of drawing.
BURGER BASH EVENTS: For a chance to build the winning creation, finalists must be present and actively participate in their assigned Burger Bash event. A panel of judges selected by Sponsor will judge the burger creations based on originality, taste, use of ingredients, presentation, and a creative name. One (1) winner will be chosen, and will receive the Prize described in paragraph 5, on site at each Burger Bash event. If one or more of the Burger Bash events must be cancelled for any reason, Friendly’s reserves the right to select, notify, and award winner(s) based on submitted Official Entries.
LIMITED TIME OFFERING: The winning “Build Your Own Burger” creation at each event will be offered for sale for one (1) month at the winner’s local Friendly’s restaurant. Friendly’s will determine the exact start and end date for the limited time offering. Friendly’s reserves the right to modify the burger for the limited time offer, based on the availability of ingredients.
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible as a Contestant, individuals must be at least 15 years of age as of the date of entry in the Contest. Proof of age is required. If selected as a finalist, the Contestant must be available to travel and pay for their travel to the Burger Bash in which they have been entered. Employees, officers or directors of the following entities, and members of their respective households and immediate families, are ineligible: Friendly’s Ice Cream, LLC, their affiliates, subsidiaries and agents, including print and promotion agencies and all others engaged in the conduct of this Contest. Participation is void where prohibited or restricted by law.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: All decisions regarding the determination of Contestant eligibility, the selection of Contest finalists and winners, qualification for Prize awards, and all other matters relating to the Contest rest solely with the Sponsor and such decisions are final. Prize winnings or participation in a Burger Bash event may not be substituted, transferred or assigned by Contestants. Any prize award may be substituted by the Sponsor with a prize of comparable or superior value or its cash equivalent. Winners are solely responsible for any applicable taxes, fees and costs related to the award of prizes. Contestants are obligated, and by entering the Contest do agree, to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, General Release of Liability, Indemnity and Publicity Consent prior to being awarded any Prize. Non-compliance will result in disqualification. The Contestants (and any alternates) selected to participate at the Burger Bash will be notified by email or telephone as outlined in paragraph 7 and will be provided the documents that must be executed to claim the prize if chosen the winner at a Burger Bash. If the requirements of this paragraph 9 are not timely satisfied, then the Sponsor reserves the right to not award the Prize to the winner. Friendly’s reserves the right to cancel or postpone all elements related to the Contest, including Burger Bash events, without prior notice to or approval from Contestants and/or finalists. Neither Friendly’s, nor any affiliated parties, will be responsible for expenses incurred on behalf of a Contestant. All Contest entries become the property of the Sponsor. All Contestants are subject to all rules and policies of the Sponsor. By entering this Contest, each Contestant agrees to the use of his or her name, voice, photo, biographical information and/or likeness for promotional purposes by the Sponsor without further compensation. Friendly’s Ice Cream, LLC and its respective subsidiaries, affiliates and agents, employees, partners, officers, directors, shareholders, attorneys, successors assign (“Released Parties”) assume no liability or responsibility for the Prize once it’s awarded, or any damage, loss or liability arising from the award, acceptance or use of prizes. Contest winners agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties against any and all claims of liability arising directly or indirectly from the Contest or the Prize, the use of such Contest winners’ names, voice, photo, biographical information and/or likeness connection therewith, and any personal injury (including death) to, or damage to property which may arise in connection with this Contest, the Prize and its use. The Sponsor assumes no liability for lost, damaged, delayed, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, late entries or prize claims, or for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Contest including, without limitation, errors in the entry of the Contest, Official Rules, selection, notification and announcement of winners, Burger Bash event, and distribution of the Prizes. The Contest is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations, and is void where prohibited or otherwise restricted.
LIST OF BURGER BASH LOCATIONS: For a list of the Friendly’s Burger Bash locations and dates, Contestants should visit www.friendlys.com/burgerbash.