BLUE BELL CONTEST

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.  SOME RESTRICTIONS APPLY.  YOU NEED NOT BE PRESENT TO WIN.

The Contest:  From 12:01 a.m. on July 16, 2012 through 11:59 p.m. on September 3, 2012, BLUE BELL will promote, by means of print advertising, radio, television, www.colts.com and Facebook, the opportunity to submit entries to win the Grand Prize (the “Grand Prize”) as detailed below in the BLUE BELL CONTEST.

Eligibility:  You must be eighteen (18) years of age or older to participate and a U.S. Citizen.  Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six (6) months, performed services for Blue Bell, Indianapolis Colts, Inc. (“Club”) or the National Football League (the “NFL”) or any organization responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering or promoting the Contest or supplying the prize, or any of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and successor companies, and immediate family and household members thereof, are not eligible to enter.  “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses.  “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) months in one (1) calendar year.

Terms of Use:  By entering via colts.com, participants agree to the full colts.com terms of use.  The colts.com terms of use can be found at:  www.colts.com/footer/terms-of-use.htm.

How to submit entry – Entries for the Blue Bell Contest will be accepted during the Blue Bell Contest Period noted above.  To enter, visit www.colts.com/bluebell, complete the entry form and provide the information requested. You can also enter by mail, send in a plain piece of 3” x 5” paper, on which you must hand print your complete name, address (No PO Boxes), city, state, ZIP code, date of birth (mm/dd/yy), plus daytime and alternate telephone numbers, and the words “Blue Bell Contest.” Send the completed 3” x 5” paper to the club at Indianapolis Colts, 7001 West 56th Street, Indianapolis, IN  46254.

How to win:  Four (4) Grand Prize winners will be selected from all entrants in the Blue Bell Contest. The Grand Prize winners will be determined by Blue Bell and announced the week of September 3rd, 2012.  If the original Grand Prize winners do not meet Official Rules or eligibility requirements, or he/she forfeits the prize, Blue Bell will award the prize to the first runner-up.  This process will continue until all four (4) Grand Prizes are awarded.

All entries must be received no later than the end of the applicable entry period.  Prize winner(s) will be notified by phone and/or email and must meet all eligibility requirements.

By entering, each participant agrees to be bound by the Official Rules.  Club, Blue Bell and their promotional agents and affiliated co-sponsors are not responsible for illegible or incomplete entries.

Prizes:  Four (4) Grand Prizes of two (2) sideline seats to the Minnesota Vikings vs. Indianapolis Colts game on September 16th, 2012 and a year’s supply of Blue Bell® Ice Cream will be awarded.  A year’s supply of Blue Bell® Ice Cream is defined as 52 gift certificates for one half gallon of ice cream. Said gift certificates are redeemable at participating retail locations in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Colorado, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona and Nevada.  Neither Club nor Blue Bell shall be responsible or liable if a prize winner is unable or fails to utilize a prize.  Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

All expenses not specified above, including without limitation hotel accommodations, transportation, meals, beverages, souvenirs, gratuities, insurance, personal services, etc., are the sole responsibility of prize winner(s).  Prizes are non-transferrable.  There may be no cash or other substitutions of prizes by winner.  Prize winner(s) are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes with respect to entire prize.

Prize winner(s) will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Indemnification Form (“the Form”) that:  a) releases, indemnifies and holds harmless Club, Blue Bell, the NFL, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and successor companies, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives, advertising agencies and promotional sponsors from and against any and all harm, expense, loss, damage, liability or injury resulting directly or indirectly from participating in the Contest or awarding, receipt, possession, use or misuse of any prize awarded in the Contest, b) contains the winner’s agreement to be bound by Contest official rules and the decision of Club and Blue Bell, and c) authorizes Club and Blue Bell to use the winner’s name(s), likenesses, and biographical data for advertising, promotional and any other purpose, in any media.

General Rules:  Club and Blue Bell (collectively, “Released Parties”) are not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines or technical failures or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, typographical, printing or otherwise 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 the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other such information or the failure to capture any such information.  Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest.  Released parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Contest or downloading materials from or use of the web site.  Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or website, as solely determined by Club, will be disqualified.  CAUTION:  ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW.  SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, CLUB RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW (AND TO DISQUALIFY SUCH PERSON FROM THE CONTEST, IF APPLICABLE).

Should any portion of the Contest be, in Blue Bell’s sole discretion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole discretion of Blue Bell, corrupt or impair the administration security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Blue Bell reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and conduct the Contest in a manner which in its sole discretion is fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules.  Notice of such action by Blue Bell will be posted on www.colts.com/bluebell.

Prizes will not be released until Blue Bell and club receive all required information.  Failure of prize winners to provide all required information within the required timeframe will result in automatic forfeiture of any prizes and all such prizes shall be awarded to an alternate winner.  In the event of prize forfeiture, the winner or parent or legal guardian of the winner forfeiting prize will sign a Prize Forfeit Form and return the form to Blue Bell within ten (10) days of receiving the form.

List of Winner and Official Rules:  For a copy of the winners list (available after September 9, 2012) or Official Rules (available after July 16, 2012), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:  Blue Bell Contest, 7001 West 56th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46254.

Sponsor:  This Contest is sponsored and administered by Blue Bell, 1101 South Blue Bell Road, Brenham, TX 77833.

Law:  These Official Rules are governed by and shall be interpreted in accordance with the internal laws of the state of Indiana.  By entering, each participant, along with each of Club and Blue Bell, irrevocably and unconditionally consents to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Indiana and of the United States of America located in Marion County, Indiana.  Any controversy or claim relating to the Contest and/or these Official Rules shall be submitted to arbitration before the American Arbitration Association in Indianapolis, Indiana under its Commercial Arbitration Rules.  Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.  If any portion of these Official Rules is found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, for any reason, that portion shall be severed from the rest and shall not affect the agreement to resolve all controversies and claims through arbitration.  Claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration Claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorney’s fees or any other damages of any kind.  These Official Rules supersede any and all agreements or communications of any kind between you and Club or anyone associated with the Contest, and cannot be modified or waived except in writing and unless properly signed.

 

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