TA Operating LLC "SweepSTEAKS" Instant Win Game Official Rules

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

  1. ELIGIBILTY.The TA Operating LLC "SweepSTEAKS" Instant Win Game (the "Game") is open to legal residents of the United States, 21 years of age or older. Employees, directors and officers of TA Operating LLC (the "Sponsor"), its affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising/promotion agencies, Robust Promotions LLC ("Administrator"), and the immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, and spouse and "step" of each) and household members (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Promotion) of each are not eligible to enter the Game. The Game is void where prohibited by law. The Game is subject to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

    By participating, you agree to these Official Rules and all decisions of Sponsor and its agencies, which are final and binding in all respects and not subject to appeal.
  2. GAME STRUCTURE/SCHEDULE. Game consists of the Scratch-to-Win Game (referred to herein as "Instant Win Game") and the TA OPERATING LLC SweepSTEAKS $10K Grand Prize Code Sweepstakes (referred to herein as "Sweepstakes Drawing"). Instant Win Game starts 9/4/18 and ends 10/31/18 or when all game pieces for the Instant Win Game have been distributed, whichever occurs first ("Instant Win Period"). Sweepstakes Drawing entries will be accepted between 9/4/18 at 9:01:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) and 11/15/18 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. A drawing to select the potential Sweepstakes Drawing Grand Prize winner will be held on or about 11/16/18 from all eligible entries received. As to the Sweepstakes Drawing, Sponsor’s computer shall be the official clock.
  3. HOW TO PLAY. Game Card: During the Instant Win Period during regular business hours, you will receive one game piece with any STEAK purchase at participating County Pride® or Iron Skillet® locations, while supplies last. OR, you may request a game piece without making a purchase by sending a hand printed, self-addressed stamped envelope (no PO Boxes) to: Robust Promotions, Attn: 2018 SweepSTEAKS Game Piece Request, P.O. Box 6299, Villa Park, IL 60181. Limit one game piece per request and one request per outer postmarked envelope. Free game piece requests must be postmarked by October 31, 2018 and received by November 7, 2018. Free game pieces are available while supplies last. No mechanical reproductions of requests will be accepted. Neither Sponsor nor the Administrator are responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected, illegible, incomplete or postage due mail/game piece requests. Limit: Participants may request one (1) game piece per calendar day, regardless of method of request (either via purchase or via mail).
  4. INSTANT WIN GAME. To determine whether you have won a discount/prize, gently scratch off the designated area of the game piece. If a discount/prize message is revealed, you are the winner of the discount/prize indicated, subject to verification. If the game piece is blank or contains any other message, you are not a discount/prize winner.
  5. INSTANT WIN GAME PRIZES & DISCOUNTS/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV")/ APPROXIMATE ODDS OF WINNING:
    A total of 201,000 game pieces are available. 1st Prize (50): $500 TA or Petro Dining Gift Card. ARV: $500.00 (Odds 1: 4,020); 2nd Prize (100,475): Coupon for a FREE hot or cold beverage on your next visit to a participating Iron Skillet or Country Pride (excludes alcoholic beverages) (ARV: $2.89) (1:2).
    Discounts: (100,475) $5 off next purchase of $15 or more at a participating Iron Skillet or Country Pride (1:2). Total ARV of all prizes: $315,372.75. Gift cards and discounts are subject to the terms and conditions set forth by the respective issuers.
  6. INSTANT WIN DISCOUNT/PRIZE CLAIM PROCEDURE. Prizes/discounts must be presented and redeemed on a future visit at a participating Country Pride or Iron Skillet restaurant location by the close of business on November 15, 2018. The cashier will detach and keep the Instant Win prize/discount part of the game card and return the game card to you (so that you can enter the Sweepstakes Drawing, if you like). Limit one (1) prize/discount per party per visit; prizes/discounts may not be combined with other offers, coupons or promotions. RESTAURANT EMPLOYEES ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO VERIFY OR REDEEM CLAIMS FOR GIFT CARDS. To Claim Gift Cards: Hand print your full name, address and telephone number on a 3"x 5" card, sign the back of your winning game piece and put them both in a sealed envelope and mail to Robust Promotions LLC, Attn: 2018 SweepSTEAKS Prize Claims, P.O. Box 6299., Villa Park, IL, 60181. Only original game pieces with a signature will be accepted. Prize claims must be postmarked by November 15, 2018 and received by November 22, 2018. Gift Cards will be mailed via certified mail, signature required, within 2 weeks of receipt of winning game piece. Any taxes associated with a prize or discount are the responsibility of the winners. All prizes that are properly claimed will be awarded. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. No prize substitution, except at sole discretion of Sponsor. Prizes are not redeemable for cash and no change will be given. Prizes may not be assigned, sold or transferred. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prize is unavailable for any reason. Game pieces are subject to verification and are void if copied, forged, altered or tampered with in any manner. If restaurant manager determines, in his/her sole judgment, that game card is irregular, altered, defaced, mutilated, counterfeited or tampered with in any way (prior to restaurant manager detaching Instant Win Game part of game card) or was not obtained through authorized, legitimate channels (or individual is otherwise attempting to defraud Sponsor) or that prize claimant is conducting him/herself in a belligerent or inappropriate manner, restaurant manager will confiscate the game card and it will NOT be redeemed for an Instant Win Game prize/discount nor will prize/discount claimant be able to use such game card (or its code) to enter the Sweepstakes Drawing. But, restaurant manager’s confiscation of the game card shall NOT be the sole remedy available to Sponsor should such circumstance arise. All materials submitted in connection with the Game become property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Liability for a blank or irregular game piece is limited to replacement with another (randomly selected) game piece, while supplies last. Game cards are void if they are blank or contain printing, mechanical or other errors/defects (as determined by restaurant manager his/her sole judgment). Game cards cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash or credit and are void if transferred, exchanged, purchased or obtained/used in violation of these Official Rules. If, for any reason, more game cards are redeemed for a given Instant Win Game prize/discount level than prizes offered for that Instant Win Game prize/discount level as stated herein, a random drawing will be held from among all eligible persons properly redeeming game cards for that Instant Win Game prize/discount level to award only the indicated number of prizes/discounts for that Instant Win Game prize/discount level (which were previously not awarded). Only the indicated number of Instant Win Game prizes are available to be won in the Instant Win Game.
  7. SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING GRAND PRIZE DRAWING. Once you have received a game card, go on-line to www.win.ta-petro.com. Complete entry form with all required information and enter code exactly as it appears on game card. In order to submit an entry, you must accept and agree to the Official Rules of the Game. (On-line access and valid e-mail address are required for Sweepstakes Drawing entry.) Please see the privacy policy for details of the Sponsor's policy regarding the use of personal information collected in connection with this Game. The Sweepstakes Drawing consists of a Grand Prize Drawing (the "Grand Prize Drawing") to be held on or about 11/16/18. Limit one (1) entry per game card.
  8. SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING GRAND PRIZE/ODDS OF WINNING. Grand Prize (1) – $10,000 ("Grand Prize"). Grand Prize will be awarded as a check made payable to the winner for $10,000. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Total ARV of all Sweepstakes Drawing Prizes: $10,000.00.
  9. SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING WINNER SELECTION/NOTIFICATION. One (1) Grand Prize winner will be selected on or about November 16, 2018 at 10:00 am ET in a random drawing from among all eligible entries. Grand Prize Drawing will be conducted by Robust Promotions, LLC, an independent third party judging agency. Potential winner will be notified by phone or e-mail. Potential winner of Grand Prize must complete, sign and return an affidavit of eligibility, liability release and publicity release (where lawful) within 7 days of notification. Potential Grand Prize winner must complete a W9 form before receiving the prize. If the W9 form is not signed and returned within 7 days from the receipt date, the potential winner forfeits the said prize and prize will not be awarded. Grand Prize winner will receive a 1099 tax form at the end of year for the value of the prize. Grand Prize will be presented at a Sponsor location that is mutually agreed upon by Sponsor and Grand Prize winner. In the event of noncompliance with this requirement, the potential winner cannot be contacted, is determined to ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and may awarded to substitute winner from among all remaining eligible entries. Any attempt by an entrant to enter more than the number of times authorized herein using any fraudulent mechanism, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, shall give the Sponsor the right to disqualify entrant in its sole discretion. Entries that do not include the required information or do not conform to the guidelines and requirements as stated herein will not be eligible and will be disqualified. All prizes that are properly claimed will be awarded.
  10. ABOUT SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING CODES. A code may only be used to enter the Grand Prize drawing once. Codes cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash or credit and are void if transferred, exchanged, purchased or obtained/used in violation of these Official Rules. Codes are also void if they contain programming or other errors/defects such that the code cannot be accepted for on-line entry in Sweepstakes Drawing for any reason. Sponsor’s sole liability for an irregular code is replacement with another code, provided supplies last.
  11. ONLINE ENTRY RESTRICTIONS. By submitting an entry, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. (A given e-mail address may only be used by a single person for purposes of participation in the Sweepstakes Drawing.) In the event of dispute as to ownership of an entry, entry shall be deemed made by the authorized owner of the e-mail account from which the entry was made, as per e-mail account provider’s records. Entries must be manually key-stroked by entrant; use of programmed, robotic or like means to enter is prohibited. Receipt of entries will not be acknowledged. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for entries that are lost, late, illegible/garbled, corrupted, misdirected, stolen, incomplete or mutilated and all such entries are void. Submission of entry is the sole responsibility of participant. Proof of transmission of entry does not constitute proof of receipt of same or proof of entry. Sponsor and its agencies are also not responsible for (a) any incomplete, incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by tampering, hacking, equipment malfunction/failure or other cause; (b) any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission of entries, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; or (c) any problems or technical malfunctions, disruptions or failures of any kind, including telephone network or lines, computer on-line-systems, servers or providers, software or programming or for damage to one’s computer due to participation in the Sweepstakes Drawing.
  12. RELEASES. By participating, you indemnify, release and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, franchises, agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, representatives, agents, successors and assigns from and against any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind to persons or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the Game and the acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize (including any travel related thereto), or Game-related activities.
  13. BACKGROUND CHECK: Grand Prize winner will be required to submit to, and cooperate in, a confidential background check to confirm eligibility and to help ensure that the use of any such person in advertising or publicity for the Game will not bring Sponsor into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Game or the Sponsor as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Background check authorization forms will be sent via email. Failure to return the authorization forms as required will result in forfeiture of the prize.
  14. GENERAL CONDITIONS. By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding. By participating, entrant agrees to release, discharge and hold Sponsor, the Administrator, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, retailers and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders and agents (collectively, the "Released Parties") harmless from any liability, claims, losses and damages related to the acceptance, use, misuse or possession of a prize or participation in this Game. Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, stolen, damaged, inaccurate, incomplete, illegible, mutilated, counterfeit or postage-due game pieces, game piece requests, prize claims or entries, or for data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of game pieces, loss or otherwise. Released Parties are not responsible for any other errors or problems of any kind, whether printing, seeding, typographical, technical, human or otherwise, relating to or in connection with this Game, including, without limitation, errors, malfunctions or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the Game, the announcement of the prizes, the processing of game pieces, prize claims or entries or in any Game-related materials.

    By entering the Game and accepting a prize, winners grant Sponsor the right to the use of their names, addresses, voices, and statements relating to the Game or Sponsor, and photographs or other likenesses, without further compensation, notification or permission in any publicity or advertising carried out by Sponsor or the Released Parties in any and all media now known or hereinafter developed without territorial or time limitation, except where prohibited by law. You are not an Instant Win Game prize winner until your eligibility and game piece have been verified, and it is determined that you have complied with all terms of these Official Rules.

    Game pieces are void if not obtained through authorized channels or tampered with, or if game pieces contain printing, production, typographical, mechanical, seeding or other errors, or if they are not redeemed for prize claim by 11/15/18. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or terminate this Game (or any portion thereof), should any technical failures, unauthorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Game. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any entrant from this Game or any other promotion conducted now or in the future by Sponsor or any of its affiliates if his/her fraud or misconduct affects the integrity of the Game or he/she is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS GAME IS 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 INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

    Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the Game materials, administration of the Game or in the announcement of the prize winners. If, for any reason, the Game (or any part thereof) is not capable of running as planned by reason of, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, fire, flood, storm or other natural cataclysm, riot, strike, commotion, civil disobedience, terrorist act (or threat of terrorist act), war, martial law, governmental order, or any other causes which Sponsor, in its sole opinion deems could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Game (or any part thereof), Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Game and proceed with the Game and make prizes available to be won in a manner deemed by Sponsor in its sole discretion, to be fair, appropriate and consistent with the spirit of these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted on the Game website and at all Iron Skillet and Country Pride locations.

    By participating, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Game, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of Ohio, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By participating, entrants’ consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Westlake, Ohio. Any failure to enforce any term, condition or provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of such term, condition or provision.

    BY PARTICIPATING IN THE GAME, EACH PARTICIPANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE GAME, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS, AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY PARTICIPANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES, AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (4) PARTICIPANT’S REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND PARTICIPANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO EVERY PARTICIPANT..

    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. Sponsor’s employees are not authorized to waive, modify or amend any provision or provisions of these Official Rules in any manner whatsoever.
  15. WINNERS LIST REQUEST. For a list of the Grand and Gift Card prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope, for receipt by 12/22/18 to: Robust Promotions LLC, Attn: 2018 "SweepSTEAKS Promotion " Winners List, P.O. Box 6299, Villa Park, IL 60181. If you are chosen as a winner, your information may be included in a publicly available winners list.

    This Promotion is solely sponsored by TA Operating LLC, 24601 Center Ridge Road, Westlake, OH 44145-5639.

    ©2018 TA Operating LLC.

    This offer shall not be published without permission of the Sponsor.