MUST BE A LEGAL RESIDENT 18 YEARS OLD OR OLDER AT THE DATE OF ENTRY IN SWEEPSTAKES. CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
Acceptance of Official Rules: By entering the Circle K Pay Your Bills Sweepstakes & Win Fuel for a Year (the “Sweepstakes”), you hereby accept and agree to these official rules (the “Official Rules”) and the decisions of Circle K Stores Inc., its parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, and retailers, (collectively with Circle K Stores Inc., “Circle K”) in connection with the Sweepstakes, which decisions are final.
Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the following U.S. states AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IN, KS, KY, LA, MS, NV, NM, NC, OK, OR, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees and directors of Circle K Stores 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 Grand Prizes or Weekly Prizes. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence for 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: BrandMobile Aps, Oestergade 40, 4th floor, DK-1100 Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Sweepstakes begins on JANUARY 4, 2023, AT 12:01 AM EST AND ENDS ON FEBRUARY 28, 2023, AT 11:59 PM EST (“Sweepstakes Entry Period”). Within the Sweepstakes Entry Period, there are weekly drawings and a grand prize draw, as defined below. The 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. Entries received after the Sweepstakes Period will not be valid.
4. HOW TO ENTER
During the Sweepstakes Entry Period, purchase from a participating Circle K Fuel store. Go to win.circlek.com (the “Sweepstakes Website”) from your internet-enabled mobile smartphone, laptop, or desktop computer. On the Sweepstakes Website, you must provide your full name, email address, phone number, and your CIRCLE K FUEL STORE TRANSACTION RECEIPT. You may enter one (1) time per day during the Sweepstakes Entry Period.
FIND A VIRTUAL PRODUCT. You can find a virtual product AR (Augmented Reality) in our Circle K stores. You can find one (1) new product daily during the campaign period (if available). You earn one (1) extra entry when you find a product.
RATE A PRODUCT. You can earn an entry if you rate a product. You can rank up to six (6) products in the campaign period.
REFER A FRIEND. You will earn bonus entries if a referred friend registers in the National Sweepstakes campaign and has not been registered earlier. You will only receive the referral entry after your friend joins as a new National Sweepstakes Campaign participant.
You will need to enter your mobile number on the Website and agree to the Official Rules. You will receive a 2-factor SMS pin. Carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages. Message and Data rates may apply. (AT&T, T-Mobile®, Sprint, Boost, C-Spire Wireless, ClearSky, Google Voice, Virgin Mobile, Verizon Wireless, NTelos, US Cellular, CellCom, Interop).
LIMIT: You may enter one (1) time per day during the Sweepstakes Entry Period, regardless of method of entry per mobile, email address/person. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address/mobile number. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations (receipts), logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries, and that entrant may be disqualified. Using any robotic, automatic, programmed, or similar entry method or using any means to obtain more than the stated number of Sweepstakes entries, plays, or points per day will void all entries/plays/points and result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the mobile number used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned a mobile number by a cellular network provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning mobile numbers. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
The odds of winning a Prize depend on the actual number of eligible entries received for the specific week in the relevant division in accordance with these Official Rules.
6. POTENTIAL WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
Weekly winners per week will be selected randomly. There are 410 (Four hundred ten) prizes to be won during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. Each draw will be done on Monday by the Administrator at 3:00 p.m. EST from all eligible Entries received in accordance with these Official Rules. Fuel Prizes will be drawn at the end of the campaign.
WEEKLY PRIZE DRAW
Grand Prize Winners will be selected randomly. There are 45 (Forty-five) Grand Prizes to be won during the Sweepstakes Entry Period. The draw will be done on March 6, 2023, by the Administrator at 3:00 p.m. EST from all eligible Entries received in accordance with these Official Rules.
GRAND PRIZE DRAW
SELECTION OF WINNER/DRAWING: The Weekly and Grand Prizes will be awarded by random drawing. The odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period and are estimated to be 1 in 80,000. The drawing for the potential Prize Winners will take place on or about March 6, 2023, from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The drawing will be conducted by Circle K, and its decisions on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding in all respects.
The selected entrants will be notified by SMS (the “Prize Notification”) within forty-eight (48) hours of the draw at the mobile number provided by the entrant at the time of entry with further instructions on how to claim the applicable Prize. Selected entrant must reply to the Prize Notification within seventy-two (72) hours of the Prize Notification being sent, or the selected entrant will forfeit his/her/their right to claim the Prize, and Sponsor, in their sole discretion, may select an alternative entrant for the Prize, who will be subject to disqualification in the same manner or cancel the applicable Prize. Sponsor is not responsible for the failure, for any reason whatsoever, of a selected entrant to receive the Prize Notification or for Sponsor to receive a selected entrant’s response.
7. POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY THE 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.
8. 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 the potential winner will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. As a condition of being declared a winner, the selected entrant may also be required to do any or all of the following: (i) supply proof of age consisting of a legible photocopy of either a state-issued driver’s license or other government-issued identification; (ii) supply proof of address consisting of a legible photocopy of either a state-issued driver’s license or other government-issued identification. In the event: (a) the 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) the 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. The sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification and Affidavit procedures - limit of one prize per person for the entire Sweepstakes.
9A. WIN FUEL FOR A YEAR SWEEPSTAKES
The following ”Win Fuel for a Year Sweepstakes” prizes are available to be won in the nine participating Circle K Business Units during the Sweepstakes Entry Period,
9B. CIRCLE K PAY YOUR BILLS SWEEPSTAKES
Total ARV $504,000 (Five hundred and four thousand dollars). Grand Prizes are subject to the standard terms set by issuer. Grand Prize Winner will be issued an IRS 1099MISC and W9 tax form for the actual value of the Prize. Prize Winners will be solely responsible for any and all federal, state, and local taxes on prizes. All costs and expenses not expressly specified in these Official Rules are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winners. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitution, cash redemption, assignment, or transfer of any prize permitted but the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that an offered prize is unavailable for any reason. Grand Prize Winner must supply the Sponsor with their social security number for tax purposes.
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. The winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. 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. The winner may be required to complete and return an IRS W-9 / 1099MISC form (i.e., Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification). The prize will only be awarded if the potential winner fully complies with these Official Rules.
The total approximate retail value of all prizes available to be won is $504,000 not to exceed $75,600 in Florida.
10. 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.
Except where prohibited or restricted by law, the winner’s acceptance of the prize constitutes the winner’s agreement and consent for the Sponsor and any of its designees to use and/or publish the 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.
12. 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.
13. 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, the entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes. No more than the stated number of each prize will be awarded.
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.
15. ENTRANT’S PERSONAL INFORMATION
16. SWEEPSTAKES RESULTS
For Sweepstakes results (of winners of grand prizes), you can check online at win.circlek.com or send a written request to:
Circle K “National Sweepstakes 2023” - Winners List
JRS Management Consulting LLC
10800 Coral Street
Parkland, FL 33076 USA
Requests for the Winner’s List must be received by April 1, 2023.
17. AVAILABILITY OF THE OFFICIAL RULES
The Official Rules are available at address win.circlek.com.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. National Sweepstakes (WIN FUEL FOR A YEAR
& CIRCLE K PAY YOUR BILLS) is open only to legal residents of AL, AZ, AR, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IN, KS, KY, LA, MS, NV, NM, NC, OK, OR, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Sweepstakes start on Jan 4, 2023, at 12:01 am EST and end on Feb 28, 2023, at 11:59 pm EST. 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.