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Giveaway Official Rules

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 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. 

A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. 

ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

Sponsor: The sponsor of the 2013 Little Debbie Safari Park Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is McKee Foods Corporation with offices located at 10260 McKee Road, Collegedale, TN 37315 (“Sponsor”). Affiliates of Sponsor include the Zoological Society of San Diego d/b/a San Diego Zoo Global (“SDZ Global”), Langston Communications, and their respective affiliated companies, parent companies, subsidiaries, prize suppliers, advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (“Affiliates”).

Giveaway Dates:  The Giveaway begins May 27, 2013 at 12:01 AM Eastern Time and ends on December 31, 2013 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time (“Giveaway Period”) unless changed by Sponsor at any time, at its sole discretion. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Giveaway.

Eligibility:  Subject to the additional restrictions in these Official Rules, the Giveaway is only open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years or older at the time of entry (“Entrant”).  Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, Affiliates, and the immediate family members of, and any persons domiciled with any such employees, are not eligible to enter. The Giveaway is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

Participation:  Participation constitutes Entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to this Giveaway. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements as set forth herein. Sponsor and its Affiliates are not liable for any injury or damage to an Entrant’s or any other person’s computer or its contents related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Giveaway, or other technical difficulties or failures or other errors of any kind.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify persons found tampering with or otherwise abusing any aspect of this Giveaway as solely determined by Sponsor.  In the event the Giveaway is compromised by a virus, non-authorized human intervention, tampering or other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Giveaway.  Should the Giveaway be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, Sponsor reserves the right to award prizes based on the non-suspect, eligible entries received before the termination date.  CAUTION:  ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS GIVEAWAY MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

How To Enter: 

Internet Entry:  During the Giveaway Period, Entrants can enter for a chance to win by accessing the official electronic entry form located on the Little Debbie website at www.littledebbie.com, completing all of the required information, including a valid phone number and home address, and submitting the completed form. P.O. Boxes are not permitted.

 No Mail-in Entry:  There will be no option to participate via a mail-in entry.

 Limitations on Entry: There is a limit of one (1) entry per person per day.  If more than one entry is received from an Entrant on a given day, only the first entry will be included and later entries will be disqualified. Each potential Winner may be required to provide valid and legal proof of identification. All entries must be fully and accurately completed. Use of any automated system to participate in the Giveaway or subvert the entry process is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all associated entries will be void.

 Sponsor and Affiliates will not be responsible for incomplete, inaccurate, late, or stolen entries or for failure to receive entries due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or Sponsor or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Giveaway, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Giveaway, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Giveaway-related materials. In the event of a dispute over the owner of an entry, entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the owner of the ISP account from which they were sent.  For these purposes, an ISP account holder shall mean the natural person(s) assigned to such ISP account by the Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning ISP addresses for the domain associated with such ISP account.  Any questions regarding the number of entries submitted or the owner of an ISP account shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entries by persons determined to be tampering with or abusing any aspect of the Giveaway.

 Winner Selection: 

  • Grand Prize: One (1) Giveaway Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received to be held on or about January 7, 2014.
  • Monthly Prize Winners: One (1) Monthly Prize Winner will be selected in a series of eight (8) random drawings from June 2013 through January 2014 among all eligible entries received during the preceding monthly entry periods (the first monthly entry period is actually a 5-day period from May 27 through May 31, 2013). The first Monthly Prize Drawing will be held on or about June 4, 2013. All non-winning entries from previous drawings will be rolled over into subsequent monthly entry periods. Limit one Monthly Prize per person during Giveaway.

 Prizes and Odds:

 One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive:  A trip for up to four (4) people to San Diego, California to include the following:

  • Round-trip coach-class air transportation for up to four (4) people from a major airport nearest Winner’s primary residence (determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) to San Diego, California.  Approximate Retail Value:  $2,000.
  • One (1) Prize Certificate valid for Standard Hotel Accommodations for up to Four (4) People for up to Three (3) Days and up to Two (2) Nights in San Diego, California (single room, quadruple occupancy). The Prize Certificate will be issued with an expiration date of 10/31/14. Winner is responsible for making their own reservations prior to their attendance in order for their Prize Certificate to be valid.  Subject to seasonal availability and blackout dates. Certain restrictions will apply and accommodations will be selected at SDZ Global’s sole discretion. Approximate Retail Value: $600.
  • One (1) Prize Certificate valid for a Roar and Snore Safari Sleepover experience at the Safari Park for up to four (4) people to include same day Safari Park admission. The Prize Certificate will be issued with an expiration date of 10/31/14. The Grand Prize Winner will need to make advanced reservations prior to their attendance in order for their Prize Certificate to be valid (instructions will be included on the Prize Certificate).  Certain restrictions will apply and final content of Roar and Snore Safari Sleepover experience will be at SDZ Global’s sole discretion.  Not valid for prior reservations, in conjunction with other SDZ Global offers, discounts, special ticketed events, attractions, pass programs, advanced sale tickets, online tickets, or SDZ Global Membership. Subject to seasonal availability and blackout dates.  Age and certain other restrictions may apply. Approximate Retail Value: $1,056.

Approximate Total Retail Value of Grand Prize: $3,656.

 Actual value of Grand Prize may vary depending on number of guests, departure city, and dates of travel.  Any difference between actual costs and Approximate Retail Value will not be awarded.  Entire trip must be completed by 10/31/2014 and no extensions will be provided.  Winner must give 60 days advance notice of desired departure and tour date.  Blackout dates and/or other restrictions may apply as dictated by airline, hotel, the Safari Park, Sponsor, and Sponsor’s Affiliates.  Travel must be round-trip. All travel, hotel arrangements, Safari Park admission, and the Roar and Snore Safari Sleepover experience at the Safari Park are subject to availability.  Sponsor will determine airline and flight itinerary at its sole discretion. Travel must begin/end with the same major U.S. airport, with the same service.  Once the airline tickets, hotel, and Safari Park Prize Certificate(s) are issued to the Winner, any fee associated with changes is the responsibility of the Winner. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight or event.  At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, ground transportation may be substituted in place of air travel if Winner resides within 200 mile vicinity of the Safari Park.  Winner is responsible for all other expenses and incidental travel costs associated with his/her use of the Prize not specified here which may include but is not limited to: ground transportation, baggage and handling fees, passenger tariffs/duties, surcharges, airport fees, meals, parking, personal charges at lodging, security fees, gratuities, tips, taxes, and other incidentals.  Winner and all guests must travel together on same itinerary with same dates, fare, service, and class and attend the Roar and Snore Safari Sleepover experience at the Safari Park on the same date and time.  Winner and guests are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents.  Each guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her state of residence (at least 18), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  Each guest (or, if a minor, parent or legal guardian) must execute and return a liability/publicity release prior to travel.  Airline tickets issued are not eligible for frequent flyer miles and no code-share tickets can be used.  Winner will receive a Prize Certificate detailing age and certain other restrictions and instructions for the Roar and Snore Safari Sleepover experience at the Safari Park and must follow all of the instructions on their Prize Certificate in order for the Prize Certificate to be valid.

 The Safari Park is located at 15500 San Pasqual Valley Road, Escondido, CA 92027. Prizes for this Giveaway are not valid at the San Diego Zoo.

 The Roar and Snore Safari Sleepover consists of an overnight experience at the Safari Park where the Giveaway Grand Prize Winner will relax in tents surrounded by the sounds of wildlife. Roar and Snore Safari Sleepovers are typically offered February through early November in a variety of themed programs to suit most age groups. The Grand Prize for this Giveaway includes one (1) Premium tent accommodations, camp activities and an after-hours look at the wild lives of the Safari Park animals, a guided walk, a campfire program, camp dinner and breakfast, a souvenir, and the unique opportunity to experience the Safari Park at night. Public restrooms with showers will be available. Please note: All activities are subject to change based on weather, the health and welfare of the animals, and will be at the Safari Park’s sole discretion. Winner is responsible for reserving a date and time in advance by calling the Safari Park’s Reservation Sales Department at 619-718-3000 and providing their confirmation # from their Prize Certificate. Restrictions apply. The Roar and Snore Safari Sleepover is available daily during normal Park operating hours and is subject to seasonal availability and blackout dates.

 Eight (8) Monthly Prize Winners will each receive:  One (1) Robert the Zebra Talking Plush. During each of the eight (8) months of the Promotion from May through December, one (1) monthly prize will be awarded. Approximate Value: $19.99 each.

 Approximate Total Retail Value of All Prizes: $3,815.92

The odds of winning any prize depends on the number of eligible entries received. Prizes are non-transferable, non-exchangeable, have no cash value, cannot be substituted, and cannot be extended past the expiration date of 10/31/14 nor replaced if destroyed, lost, mutilated, stolen, or unredeemed.  If a Prize becomes unavailable, Sponsor and Affiliates may award a substitute prize of comparable or greater value, however it will be in the Sponsor and/or Affiliates sole discretion to do so.  Allow 6‑8 weeks after validation for receipt of Prize.  All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Notification and Acceptance: 

  • Monthly Prizes will be mailed through the U.S. Postal Service or other ground delivery method to the street address indicated on the Winner’s entry form. If the Prize is undeliverable, the Prize will be forfeited.
  • The potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified on or about January 14, 2014 at the phone number or email address on the Entrant’s entry form.  Potential Grand Prize Winner may waive his/her right to receive prize. 

 Winners are solely responsible for reporting and payment of any and all taxes on prize awarded to Winner.  An IRS 1099 will be issued to the Grand Prize Winner.  Potential Winners may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability and Publicity Release (“Affidavit”) (except where prohibited by law) which must be returned as directed by Sponsor in order to claim the Prize.  Failure to complete, sign and return the Affidavit, or to comply with any term or condition of these Giveaway Rules, will result in a Winner’s disqualification, the forfeiture of his or her interest in the prize, and the award of the prize to a substitute Winner.  If Prize is not won and claimed by an eligible Winner in accordance with these Official Rules, it will not be awarded and will remain the property of Sponsor. The decisions of Sponsor regarding the selection of a Winner and all other aspects of the Sweepstakes shall be final and binding in all respects.  If  potential Winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, Prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein.

Release of Liability:  By entering the Giveaway, each Entrant (a) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and (b) agree to release and to hold Sponsor, Affiliates, and their respective parents, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotional and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, harmless against any and all claims, losses, rights, liability and damages, and actions of any kinds arising out of their participation and the acceptance and use of the Giveaway Prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.

Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Giveaway constitutes Winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and Affiliates’ use of Winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state of residence for any commercial or promotional purpose in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration, notification or permission.

Winner’s Name: Name of the Grand Prize Winner, once confirmation is complete on or around January 31, 2014, will be posted on the Little Debbie website at www.littledebbie.com until March 31, 2014. For a list of winners by mail, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to Winner’s List, 2013 Little Debbie Safari Park Giveaway, (McKee Foods to provide address). Mail must be received by the Winner’s List Request Deadline of no later than 12:00 PM noon EST March 31, 2014.

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