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The Ultimate Circle K Summer Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility

The Ultimate Circle K Summer Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (and DC) (excluding residents of Rhode Island), who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. Proof of residency and age may be required. Employees and directors of Circle K Stores Inc., TCC Retail Marketing, Inc., and their subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, and advertising or promotional agencies or individuals involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes and the immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win (excluding the product prizes). “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year, whether related or not. In order to enter the Sweepstakes or receive the prize, you must fully comply with the Official Rules and, by entering, you (and your parent/legal guardian on your behalf if you are under the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence) represent and warrant that you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects relating to this Sweepstakes.

2. Sponsor and Administrator

Sponsor: Circle K Stores Inc., 2550 W Tyvola Rd #200, Charlotte, North Carolina 28217.

Administrator: TCC Retail Marketing, Inc., 477 Madison Ave., 6th Floor, New York, NY 10022.

3. Timing

The Sweepstakes begins on July 7, 2021 at 12:01 am Eastern Daylight Time (“EDT”) and ends on August 27, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Sponsor is the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is governed by these Official Rules and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

4. How to Register, Earn Coins and Redeem Coins for Entries into Drawings.

Register

During the Sweepstakes Entry Period, visit win.circlek.com (the “Website”) from your internet-enabled, mobile smart phone and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the registration process, which will require you to: (i) provide your cell phone number; and (ii) agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, Privacy Policy and other terms and conditions for the Website. All information provided must be complete and true. Limit of one (1) registration per person. Once your registration has been received in accordance with these Official Rules (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion), you will automatically be provided with five (5) coins (each a “Coin”). Coins are redeemed for entries into drawing as fully described below. An entrant may not use more than one mobile phone number to register and obtain Coins. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the game play will be declared made by the primary account holder of the mobile phone number. The “primary account holder” is the natural person listed as the natural person assigned a mobile phone number by a wireless provider or other organization responsible for assigning wireless numbers.

Earning Coins

  • Visiting the Website – You will be awarded one (1) Coin each time visit the Website. You may do this once per day during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Note, after your seventh (7th) visit to the Website you will receive a bonus of five (5) Coins.

  • Purchase Circle K Private Brand Edible item – You will be awarded three (3) Coins each time purchase a qualifying Circle K branded snack or bottled beverage. Qualifying items (Addendum A attached) are clearly marked in participating Circle K stores. You may do this once per day during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.

  • Invite Friends – You will be awarded two (2) Coins each time you invite friends to the Sweepstakes. You may do this a maximum of ten (10) times for a total of twenty (20) additional Coins for the Sweepstakes.

  • Scan a Signage QR Code (in store) not in platform only on POP – You will be awarded two (2) Coins each time you Scan a Signage QR Code (in store). You may do this once per day during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.

  • Download the Circle K App – You will be awarded one (1) Coin if you click the link on the Website to download the Circle K App. You may only receive a Coin by clicking the link to download once.

  • Join the Circle K Email List – You will be awarded one (1) Coin if you sign up to receive email communications from Circle K through the Website. You may only receive a Coin by opting-in once. You may later withdraw your opt-in consent for Circle K to send you emails.

  • Share the Sweepstakes on Social Media – You will be awarded one (1) Coin each time you click the link on the Website to share the Sweepstakes on Social Media. You may do this once per day during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.

  • Check out Car Wash Subscription – You will be awarded one (1) Coin when you click the link on the Website to check out the Car Wash Subscription. You may do this once for the Sweepstakes.

Redeeming Coins for Entries into Drawings

After you have obtained at least three (3) Coins you can redeem the Coins for an entry into a prize drawing. Three (3) Coins must be redeemed to receive one (1) entry into a drawing. There are five (5) separate grand prize categories, as fully described below. There are two (2) prizes per week; since there are eight (8) weeks there are sixteen (16) separate weekly prizes. You can choose which drawing you want your Coins redeemed for. When you redeem Coins you will only receive an entry for that specific drawing. You can enter as many times as you wish as long as you have a sufficient amount of Coins to redeem. Each time you redeem Coins you will receive one entry for that specific prize. There will be a separate drawing for each prize consisting only of the entries for that specific prize. The number of entries for a specific drawing will be stated on the Website at the time of entry (although there might be a delay in reporting an accurate number). Instead of redeeming Coins into a prize drawing, an individual can donate the Coins to benefit Feeding America. One Coin equals approximately ten meals toward Feeding America.

5. Winner Determination

On or about August 1, 2021 Administrator will randomly select one (1) entry for half of all prizes described below (excluding weekly prizes) in a random drawing of all valid entries received up to the time of drawing. On or about August 29, 2021 Administrator will randomly select one (1) entry for all other prizes described below in a random drawing of all valid entries received. Note for the week 8 prize it will be selected amongst all entries received for the Sweepstakes. The potential winners will be contacted using the contact details provided with the entry and may be awarded the prize subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. The potential winners will be notified on or about a day after the drawing. Failure by a potential winner to respond to the initial verification within 72 hours of notification will result in disqualification and Administrator will select an alternate potential winner in the same manner. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Entry Period for the specific drawing.

Sponsor and Administrator’s decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the determination of potential winners is final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. If in the event of a printing, production, seeding, technical, human or other error of any kind, or for any other reason, the number of winning messages distributed or received exceeds the number of prizes listed in these Official Rules for that level, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible prize claims received to award the listed prizes.

6. POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR AND/OR ADMINISTRATOR. SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR’S DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE ADMINISTRATION, OPERATION, SELECTION OF THE WINNERS AND OTHER MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES.

7. Verification of Potential Winners

Potential winners may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Publicity Release (where permitted by law) (collectively, the “Affidavit”) by the date specified by Sponsor or potential winner will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. In the event: (a) potential winner cannot be reached 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 the Official Rules, or (f) potential winner fails to fulfill the Affidavit-related obligations, the potential winner shall be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification and Affidavit procedures.

8. Prizes

 

Prize

Quantity

ARV of Each Prize

 

ARV of all Prizes

Gas for a Year ($2,000 Circle K Gift Card)

4

$2,000

 

$8,000

Coffee for a Year ($500 Circle K Gift Card)

8

$500

 

$4,000

$10,000 Cash

2

$10,000

$20,000

$10,000 Student Loan Payment*

2

$10,000

$20,000

The Ultimate Road Trip**

2

$5,000

$10,000

 

 

 

 

Week 1 - $1,000 Circle K Gift Card

1

$1,000

$1,000

Week 1 – Bolt 24

12,165

$2.12

$25,789.80

Week 2 - $1,000 Circle K Gift Card

1

$1,000

$1,000

Week 2 – Circle K Chips 2.65-2.75oz

60,000

$1.64

$98,400

Week 3 - $1,000 Circle K Gift Card

1

$1,000

$1,000

Week 3 – Monster Rehab 15.5oz

20,000

$2.30

$46,000

Week 4 - $1,000 Circle K Gift Card

1

$1,000

$1,000

Week 4 – Kind Core Bar

100,000

$2.34

$234,000

Week 5 - $1,000 Circle K Gift Card

1

$1,000

$1,000

Week 5 – Fanta 20oz

39,200

$1.95

$76,440

Week 6 - $1,000 Circle K Gift Card

1

$1,000

$1,000

Week 6 – Circle K Beef Steak Strip 2oz

30,000

$2.99

$89,700

Week 7 - $1,000 Circle K Gift Card

1

$1,000

$1,000

Week 7 – ASHOC Perf. Energy 16oz

26,178

$2.79

$73,036.62

Week 8 - $1,000 Circle K Gift Card

1

$1,000

$1,000

Week 8 – Orbit Gum 30 pack

10,000

$2.99

$29,900

*Must have your student loan account with a participating loan servicing company (FedLoan, Sallie Mae, Nelnet, Navient, Great Lakes, Granite State Management & Resources, Firstmark Services, Heartland ESCI, Oklahoma Student Loan Authority (OSLA), Cornerstone, Discover, Earnest, EdFinancial, Mohela, SoFi, American Education Services (AES), Commonbond, Navy Federal Credit Union, Lendkey). Prize money will be paid directly to the participating loan servicing company. Winner of this prize may transfer it to a friend of family member who has a student loan with a participating loan servicing company. If selected individual decides to transfer the prize, then the selected individual will not receive any prize.

** Ultimate Road Trip Details: Each winner will receive the following prize pack: Gas Gift Card ($500 Circle K Gift Card), Meal & Snack Gift Card ($500 Circle K Gift Card), Hotel & Travel Gift Card ($2,500 Hotels.com Gift Card) and Entertainment Gift Card ($1,500 Visa Gift Card). ARV of each Ultimate Road Trip prize is $5,000.

For all Prizes: No cash equivalent for any prize and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. No transfer, substitution or cash redemption will be awarded in lieu of the prize; except the student loan prize can be transferred. 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 Winner. Winner may be required to complete and return an IRS W-9 form (i.e. Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification). Prize will be awarded only if the potential prize winner fully complies with these Official Rules. Total approximate retail value of all prizes available to be won is $743,266,42.

9. Entry Conditions and Release

Each entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Administrator which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Administrator and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, celebrities, and any other person and organization responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective past and present parents, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (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, acceptance, possession, attendance at, defect in, delivery of, inability to use, use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry. Winners acknowledge that the prize is awarded as-is without warranty of any kind.

10. Publicity

Except where prohibited or restricted by law, winner’s acceptance of prize constitutes the winner’s agreement and consent for Sponsor and any of its designees to use and/or publish winner’s full name, city and state/province/territory/country of residence, photographs or other likenesses, pictures, portraits, video, voice, testimonials, biographical information (in whole or in part), and/or statements made by winner regarding the Sweepstakes or Sponsor, worldwide and in perpetuity for advertising, publicity, trade and/or promotion on behalf of Sponsor, 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.

11. General Conditions

Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors 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 the 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 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 Sponsor’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. Sponsor 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 the Official Rules; or (c) entering or attempting to enter the Sweepstakes multiple times through the use of multiple email addresses. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events compromise the integrity or viability of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor 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.

12. 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; (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which 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; or (f) for lost, late, illegible, misdirected, inaccurate, incomplete, undelivered, damaged, delayed, entries. If for any reason an entry 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.

13. 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 North Carolina State Court located in Mecklenburg, North Carolina; (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 Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of North Carolina or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of North Carolina.

14. Entrant’s Personal Information

Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which is available at https://www.circlek.com/privacy-policy.

15. Sweepstakes Results

For Sweepstakes results (of winners of grand prizes), send a written request to:

Ultimate Circle K Summer Sweepstakes – Winners List

TCC Retail Marketing, Inc.
477 Madison Ave., 6th Floor
New York NY 10022

Requests for the Winner’s List must be received by November 1, 2021.

16. Availability of the Official Rules

The Official Rules are available at address win.circlek.com.

Abbreviated Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The Ultimate Circle K Summer Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 US States (and DC) (excluding RI) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Sweepstakes starts on July 7, 2021 and ends on August 27, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT. For entry and Official Rules visit win.circlek.com. Void in RI and where prohibited. Sponsored by Circle K Stores Inc., 2550 W Tyvola Rd #200 Charlotte, NC 28217.

Addendum A

Qualifying Circle K Private Brand Edible Products

Circle K Kettle Chips
Circle K Potato Chips
Circle K Bagged Candy
Circle K Bagged Nuts
Circle K Beef Jerky
Circle K Chocolate
Circle K Water
Circle K Bottle or Can Iced Coffee
Circle K Peanut Butter Pretzels
Lawson’s Chip Dip
Meadowbrook Water
Circle K Arizona Tea
Circle K Kids Koolers
Circle K Pork Rinds
Circle K Beef Sticks
Circle K Cheese Sticks
Circle K Popcorn