Lager of the Great Lakes Sweepstakes

Enter to win a Mackinac Island Getaway with Bell's Lager of the Lakes!

Grand Prize (1)

 

The Grand Prize consists of a Mackinac Island getaway. Prize consists of:

  1. $200 for ground transportation (to be awarded in the form of a check to the winner);
  2. two (2) nights standard hotel accommodations arranged by Sponsor (one-room, double occupancy);
  3. $400 in spending money which may be used for food, ferry transportation and incidentals (to be award in the form of a check to the winner).

First Prize (10)

 

Each First Prize consists of a Bell’s Brewery SWAG Bag including a Bell’s-branded Key Chain, a Bell’s-branded Nalgene, a Bell’s-branded Thermometer and a Bell’s Hat. (approximate retail value $50).

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The Bell’s Lager of the Lakes Sweepstakes begins on 7/1/19 at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time and ends on 7/31/19 at 11:59:59 PM.

Only legal U.S. residents residing in the state of Michigan who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older are eligible to enter. 

Entry Form

You must be 21 years of age in order to enter this sweepstakes.
You must be a legal resident of the State of Michigan over the age of twenty-one (21) in order to participate in this sweepstakes.

 

 

BELL’S LAGER OF THE LAKES SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. YOU MUST HAVE INTERNET ACCESS IN ORDER TO ENTER.

  1. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION: The Bell’s Lager of the Lakes Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins on 7/1/19 at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on 7/31/19 at 11:59:59 PM (ET) (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

Throughout the Sweepstakes Period, eligible entrants will have the opportunity to submit their own “Michigan Moment” in the form of a photo (each, a “Photo”) for Facebook, Instagram or Twitter entry or in the form of a no more than fifty (50) word essay (each, an “Essay”) for “Website” entry as described herein to be entered into a random drawing for a chance to win prizes. Winners will be selected from among all eligible entries received throughout the entire Sweepstakes Period.

Entry in the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Bell’s Brewery, Inc., 8690 Krum Avenue, Galesburg, MI 49053 (“Sponsor”), which shall be final and binding in all respects. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Sweepstakes.

  1. ELIGIBILITY: Only legal U.S. residents residing in the state of Michigan who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older are eligible to enter. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”), and wholesalers, suppliers, distributors and retailers of alcoholic beverage licensees (collectively, “Licensees”) and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of any of the Sweepstakes Entities or Licensees are not eligible to participate. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.
  2. HOW TO ENTER: There are three (3) ways to enter the Sweepstakes:
  3. Facebook. To enter via Facebook, post your Photo in reply to an invitation inviting entry into the Sweepstakes on www.Facebook.com/bellsbeer (the “Facebook Page”). By posting a comment to the Facebook Page, you are affirming that you have read, understand and agree to these Official Rules.
  4. Twitter/Instagram. To enter via Twitter or Instagram (each, a “Social Platform” and collectively, the “Social Platforms”), post your Photo on the Social Platform(s) along with the hashtags #bellsbeer and #michiganmomententry (collectively, the “Hashtags”) and @bellsbeer (the “Tag”). All Photos must be posted to a non-private social media account and must include the Hashtags and Tag to be eligible as an entry into the Sweepstakes. You will receive one (1) entry per Photo posted to a Social Platform.
  5. Online: To enter online, visit http://www.Bellsbeer.com/winlager (the “Website”), complete the entry form with the information requested, and follow the on-screen instructions to post your Essay and submit your entry and receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes.

All requested information on the entry form at the Website must be completed to enter and to be eligible to win. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. Proof of entering information at the Website is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such entry. Except as contemplated in these Official Rules, personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes will be used in accordance with the privacy policy found on the Website.

NOTE: Internet entry must be made by the entrant, only at the Website. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other website or email address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. The use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited.

In the event of a dispute regarding the individual who actually submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address supplied at the time of entry. The potential winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible.

To enter the Sweepstakes via Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter, you'll first need to become a registered user of Facebook, Instagram or Twitter or, if you are an existing member - log into your Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account. If you do not have an account, go to www.Facebook.com, www.Instagram.com, or www.Twitter.com, as applicable, to create one. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts are free. By submitting your information and creating a Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account, you agree to the Facebook, Instagram or Twitter Terms of Use and Privacy Notice. Additionally, to enter via Instagram or Twitter, your account must be set to public. If you do not agree to such Terms of Use and Privacy Notice, you cannot create a Facebook, Instagram or Twitter account, and must enter via the Website in order to participate in this Sweepstakes.

By posting a Photo on Facebook or a Social Platform and using the Hashtags and Tag, you affirm that you have read, understand and agree to these Official Rules. Sponsor is not responsible for any claims arising from a Photo, specifically including, but not limited to, claims for intellectual property infringement and privacy rights violations, as well as violations of the respective social media site’s terms and conditions.

Each Photo/Essay must meet the following “Submission Requirements” (any Photo/Essay that, in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion, violates the following criteria will be disqualified):

  • If applicable, entrant must be the rightful owner of the social media account associated with the Photo;
  • If applicable, Photo must comply with Facebook or the Social Platform’s terms and conditions as posted on Facebook or the respective Social Platform;
  • Photo/Essay must NOT contain any material that infringes or violates any right of a third party including copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights, other than those belonging to Sponsor;
  • Photo/Essay must NOT contain subject matter which is, or could be considered, in the sole discretion of the Sweepstakes Entities, obscene, pornographic, violent (e.g., relating to murder, the sales of weapons, cruelty, abuse, etc.), defamatory, libelous, discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (e.g., illegal gambling, underage drinking, substance abuse, computer hacking, etc.), offensive, threatening, profane, hateful, degrading, harassing, or otherwise unlawful, tortious or objectionable;
  • Photo/Essay must NOT contain any derogatory references to any of the Sweepstakes Entities.

Note: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry in the Sweepstakes if Sponsor views the Photo/Essay as potentially infringing or otherwise a violation or potential violation of a third party’s rights or if it deems the Photo/Essay to be lacking in taste, quality, or to be otherwise objectionable.

Entrants understand that they are posting their Photo/Essay at their sole risk. Sponsor is not responsible for any claims arising from the Photos/Essays, specifically including, but not limited to, claims for intellectual property infringement and privacy rights violations, as well as violations of the respective social media site’s terms and conditions.

Proof of submission is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt of such entry. Furthermore, Sponsor shall have no liability for any entry that is lost, intercepted or not received by the Sponsor.

Limit one (1) entry per person per method of entry/Social Platform (e.g. one (1) entry on Facebook, one (1) entry each on Twitter and Instagram, and one (1) entry via the Website) in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes Entities shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes Entities assume no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries.

  1. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about 8/2/19, one (1) potential Grand Prize winner and ten (10) potential First Prize winners will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received in accordance with the deadlines stated in these Official Rules. The potential prize winners will be notified by email and/or phone, using contact information provided or collected at the time of entry. Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within seventy-two (72) hours of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners of a prize in accordance with the above procedure, after which the prize in question may go unawarded if it remains unclaimed. If any potential prize winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, such potential prize winner will be disqualified and an alternate prize winner may be selected.
  2. PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (ARV)/ODDS:

One (1) Grand Prize is available. The Grand Prize consists of a Mackinac Island getaway. Prize consists of: a) $200 for ground transportation (to be awarded in the form of a check to the winner); b) two (2) nights standard hotel accommodations arranged by Sponsor (one-room, double occupancy); c) $400 in spending money which may be used for food, ferry transportation and incidentals (to be award in the form of a check to the winner). The ARV of the Grand Prize is $1,000.00.

Hotel accommodations are subject to availability. Certain restrictions and blackout dates may apply. Winner is responsible for making their own travel arrangements. Trip must be completed within one (1) year of date awarded. The Grand Prize winner’s guest must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older. In the event winner and/or his/her guest engages in behavior that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip or other applicable experience early, in whole or in part, and send winner and/or his or her guest home with no further compensation.

If winner is unable to participate in the trip as described herein, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety. In the event any event listed in the prize description does not or cannot take place as scheduled or at all, for reasons including but not limited to scheduling conflicts, cancellations, postponement, an event of force majeure, or for any other reason, then the Sponsor reserves the right to award the remainder of the prize with no further obligation to the winner.

Ten (10) First Prizes are available. Each First Prize consists of a Bell’s Brewery SWAG Bag including two (2) Pint Glasses, a Woodgrain Opener, a Bell’s-branded Hoodie, a Bell’s-branded Thermometer and a Bell’s Hat. The ARV of each First Prize is $50.

The total ARV of all prizes available in this Sweepstakes is $1,500. Limit one (1) prize per person. Except as otherwise stated herein, no cash alternative or prize substitutions will be allowed, except Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize(s) of comparable value if a prize listed is unavailable for any reason. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received from all methods combined during the Sweepstakes Period. All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including other transportation, meals, souvenirs, gratuities, etc. are the sole responsibility of the winner.

  1. GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: Any potential winner may and the potential Grand Prize winner must sign and, in the case of the Grand Prize winner, have notarized, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”). If winner fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within seven (7) days of prize notification (or a shorter time if required by exigencies), winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. The Grand Prize winner’s guest must sign and return a Liability/Publicity Release prior to ticketing of the Grand Prize.

Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished by third parties in connection with the Sweepstakes. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

  1. GENERAL: Acceptance of a prize constitutes prize winner’s permission for Sponsor and its designees to use prize winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation. Entrants agree that the Sweepstakes Entities (A) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (B) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen, or postage-due submissions or prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Sweepstakes is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control have destroyed or severely undermined or to any degree impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein. In the event Sponsor is prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select winners in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
  2. GOVERNING LAW: ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OR CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF ANY OTHER STATE’S LAWS.
  3. WINNER’S LIST: Any legally required winner’s list may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope by 9/15/19 to: Bell’s Lager of the Lakes Sweepstakes, Attn: Winner’s List, 930175, Wixom, MI 48393-0175. Winner’s list to be available after 8/15/19
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