The 2019 Great American Beer Festival® Sweeps
Here's your chance at a three-day, two-night trip for two to Denver, CO for the Great American Beer Festival® (GABF) in October 2019. Come meet our Caskmates brewery partners who will be unveiling their limited edition Jameson barrel-aged beers, giving you a taste of their neighborhoods and celebrating the craft of local brewing!
Terms and Conditions
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OVER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram or
Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Pernod Ricard USA, LLC. and not to
Instagram or Facebook. The information you provide will only be used in the event you are selected as a winner.
1. Sweepstakes Period: The Great American Beer Festival Sweeps (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01
a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 20, 2019 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on August 18, 2019 (the
2. How To Enter: There are six (6) ways to participate, as follows:
a. Via Text/Site: To participate using a text-enabled cell phone/device, send a text message with the
word “CASKMATES” to the short code “88500”. Next, you will receive a text message back with
instructions on how to visit the Site (as defined below) to complete the online entry form to receive
one entry (the “Site Entry”) into the corresponding random drawings (based on your state of
residence for specific drawings), as described below.
b. Via Text (for Colorado residents only): To participate using a text-enabled cell phone/device, send a
text message with the word “CASKMATES” to the short code “88500”. Next, you will receive a text
message back with instructions on how to visit the Site (as defined below) to complete the online
entry form to receive one entry (the “Colorado Entry”) into the Colorado Local Prize random
drawing, as described below. To receive a Colorado Entry, you must reside in Colorado.
Data and text-messaging rates may apply. Text “STOP” to 88500 to stop. Text “HELP” to 88500 for help. All
Entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. ET on August 18, 2019, to be eligible for the random drawings.
Text messaging method of entry requires 2-way text messaging capable device.
c. Via the Site only: To participate via the Site, visit CaskmatesGABF.com (the “Site”) and complete the
online entry form to receive one Site Entry into the corresponding random drawings (based on your
state of residence for specific drawings), as described below.
d. Via Instagram: During the Sweepstakes Period, @jameson_us will upload a Sweepstakes post on
Instagram (the “Instagram Post”). You may enter on your web enabled mobile device using the
Instagram application by tagging one (1) friend who is 21 years of age or older, in the comments
section of the Instagram Post. Then, you must follow @jameson_us to receive one (1) entry (the
“Instagram Entry”) into the random drawing. You must have a public Instagram account. If you do
not have an Instagram account, and you would like to create one for free, download the free
Instagram app at either the Apple® App Store or the Google® Play store.
e. Via a Sponsored Facebook Ad: To participate If you are served a sponsored Sweepstakes ad on your
Facebook news feed, you may click where indicated to complete the online entry form to receive
one (1) entry (the “Facebook Entry”) into the corresponding random drawings (based on your state
of residence for specific drawings), as described below.
f. Via a Banner Ad: To participate via a Banner Ad (defined blow), click on the Sponsor’s Promotion
Banner Ads (each a “Banner Ad”) and you may choose to provide your email address to opt in to
receive future communications from Sponsor to receive one (1) entry (the “Banner Ad Entry”) into
the corresponding random drawings (based on your state of residence for specific drawings), as
described below. Banner Ads will be available at various websites at different times during the
Sweepstakes Period. (When during the Sweepstakes Period and for how long during the
Sweepstakes as well as where Banner Ads are located will be determined by Sponsor and Rokt in
(available at https://rokt.com/privacy-policy/ ).
Site Entries, Colorado Entries, Instagram Entries, Facebook Entries and Banner Ad Entries are collectively be
referred to as “Entries”. All eligible Entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. ET on August 18, 2019 to be
eligible for the corresponding random drawing. Entries become the property of Sponsor upon receipt and
will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, corrupted,
incomplete or damaged Entries. All Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will be
acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending or submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by
Limit one (1) Entry per person, per day.
NOTE ABOUT PARTICIPATING VIA TEXT USING A DEVICE: When you use your device and/or transmit
data via your device, standard data/text messaging rates may apply according to the terms and
conditions of your service agreement with your wireless carrier. Other charges may apply (such as
normal airtime and carrier charges) and may appear on your mobile phone bill or be deducted from your
prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers' rate plans may vary, and you should contact your wireless
carrier for more information on rate plans and charges relating to your participation in this Sweepstakes.
Check your device’s capabilities for specific instructions.
3. Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto
Rico and all United States territories & possessions), 21 years of age or older as of date of Entry. Employees
of Pernod Ricard USA, LLC (the “Sponsor”), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. (“Administrator”), their respective
affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, suppliers, distributors, retailers of alcohol-beverage products; and
advertising, promotional and judging agencies (collectively “Sponsor and its Administrators”), and each of
their respective employees, shareholders, directors, officers, members and agents and their immediate
family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate or win.
Void in Puerto Rico and all United States territories & possessions and where prohibited and subject to all
federal, state and local laws.
( http://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/ ). Potential winners may be required to show proof of being
the authorized account holder of the Instagram account associated with the Entry, if applicable. The
person uploading the Entry will be deemed the entrant (the “Entrant”). The Entry must: 1) be complete
to be eligible; 2) be the property of the Entrant. Any Entry not in compliance with the above and which
does not meet the requirements of these Official Rules will be disqualified. Participation is subject to
disqualification of all Entries, if multiple accounts are used by the same person. As applicable, normal
Internet/phone access and usage/data charges imposed by Entrants’ online/mobile service will apply.
4. Sweepstakes Drawings:
a. Ten (10) National Grand Prize winners will be selected from among all eligible Site Entries,
Facebook Entries and Banner Ad Entries received (excluding those received from Colorado-
based entrants) in a separate random drawing from among all eligible Site Entries, Facebook
Entries and Banner Ad Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
b. Twenty (20) Local Prize winners will be selected in a separate random drawing from among all
eligible Site Entries, Facebook Entries and Banner Ad Entries received from Colorado-based
The random drawings will be conducted on or about August 19, 2019 by the Administrator, an
independent judging organization whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
The odds of winning a National Grand Prize will depend on the number of eligible Site Entries, Facebook
Entries and Banner Ad Entries received (excluding those received from Colorado-based entrants). The odds of winning a Local Prize will depend on the number of eligible Site Entries, Facebook Entries and
Banner Ad Entries received from Colorado-based entrants.
5. Prizes and approximate retail values (“ARV”): National Grand Prizes (10 total): A 3-day/2-night trip for
two (2) to Denver, CO to attend one (1) day of the Great American Beer Festival on or about October 5,
2019 (the “Festival”). Trip includes round trip economy class air transportation from the major airport
nearest the winner’s home to Denver, CO, two (2) nights’ hotel accommodations (based on double
occupancy), and two (2) tickets to attend the Festival (ARV: $2,300). Colorado Local Prizes (20 total):
Two (2) tickets to attend one (1) day of the Festival on or about October 5, 2019 (ARV: $85 each).
TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM FESTIVAL AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS DURING FESTIVAL ARE NOT
INCLUDED WITH LOCAL PRIZE. ALCOHOL IS NOT PART OF ANY PRIZE. No substitution or transfer of
prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute prize of
equal or greater value in the event the prize is unavailable or if the Festival is cancelled.
6. Prize Rules: Airline carrier's regulations and conditions apply. Trip may not be combined with any other
offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles. Grand Prize winners and travel companions
must possess valid travel documents (i.e., valid government issued photo ID, etc.) in order to travel. Seat
selection and timing of trip subject to availability and confirmation of reservations. In the event a Grand
Prize winner lives within one-hundred fifty (150) miles of Denver, CO, round-trip ground transportation
will be provided in lieu of air transportation and no additional compensation will be provided. Certain
restrictions may apply. Grand Prize trips must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor surrounding the
Festival or prize will be forfeited. Winner will receive two (2) tickets to attend the Festival on or about
October 5, 2019 only. In the event the Festival is cancelled or postponed due to circumstances beyond
Sponsor’s control, Sponsor reserves the right to offer a prize of equal or greater value. Grand Prize
winners and travel companions, and Local Prize winners and guests, must act in an appropriate manner
(in Sponsor’s sole discretion) in order to attend the Festival or they may be ejected from the Festival
with no further compensation to winner. In the event any Grand Prize winner or his/her travel
companion or a Local Prize winner or his/her guest consumes alcoholic beverages, while participating in
any Prize-related activities, they do so at their own discretion and agree to hold Sponsor and its agencies
harmless from any subsequent damages or third-party claims arising out of or related to such
consumption. Travel must be round trip. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen travel
vouchers or certificates. No refunds or credit for changes are allowed. All other expenses and costs, not
expressly listed above, including, but not limited to, taxes, tips, meals, ground transportation,
incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, airline fees, surcharges, airport fees, service charges, personal
charges at lodging, security fees, entertainment and transfers, are Grand Prize winner’s sole
responsibility. No substitution or transfer of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor
who reserves the right to substitute prize (or portion of prize) of equal or greater value in the event the
prize is unavailable or cancelled for reasons out of Sponsor’s control. Grand Prize winners will be
responsible for any other costs or expenses associated with the Grand Prize, including payment of
applicable taxes. Travel companions of Grand Prize winners and guests of Local Prize winners must be
twenty one (21) years of age or older. Travel companions of Grand Prize winners must travel on same
itinerary and at the same time as corresponding Grand Prize Winner. Travel companions/guests must execute liability/publicity release prior to issuance of travel documents/attending the Festival, as
7. General Rules: Potential Grand Prize winners will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility
and liability release and except where prohibited, publicity release within forty eight (48) hours of
notification in order to be confirmed a Grand Prize winner. If a potential Grand Prize winner fails to return
the completed affidavit within forty eight (48) hours, affidavit is returned as undeliverable or if potential
Grand Prize winner is deemed to be ineligible, the Grand Prize will be forfeited and an alternate Grand Prize
winner will be selected, time permitting. Potential Local Prize winners may be notified via email to confirm
his/her mailing address and eligibility within twenty four (24) hours of notification of notification attempt or
prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. If a potential Prize winner entered via
Instagram and follows @jameson_us, he/she will be notified via a Direct Message on Instagram by Sponsor
(or Administrator on Sponsor’s behalf) and will be asked to privately provide his/her contact information to
the Sponsor/Administrator, including email address, in order to confirm his/her eligibility within forty eight
(48) hours of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected.
Potential winners will have twenty four (24) hours from the time the Direct Message to reply. Return of
prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. Acceptance
of prize constitutes permission to Sponsor and its Administrators, Instagram, Facebook to use winners’
names and likenesses for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by
law. Winners, by accepting a prize, and all entrants, as a condition of entry, agree, as applicable, to release
and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators, their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates,
suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies and their respective officers,
directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the
development and execution of the Sweepstakes, from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of
any kind whatsoever, for injuries, death, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained
in connection with submitting an Entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the
receipt, ownership or use of any prize awarded, or while preparing for, participating in or from any prize-
related activity or for any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or
offering of the prizes. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account
holder of the email account used to enter, will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder”
of the email account is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the email account by an internet
service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for
assigning email addresses. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that
tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; violates these
Official Rules; acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner: or acts with intent to annoy, abuse,
threaten or harass any other person. Sponsor and its Administrators are not responsible for technical,
hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections,
or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused
by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes
which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the
Entries and administration of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify
the Sweepstakes if it cannot be completed as planned for any reason, including infection by computer virus,
bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or corruption of any sort. In such event,
Sponsor will award prizes in random drawings from among all eligible Entries received for each state (as
outlined above) and overall prior to cancellation. As a condition of entering in the Sweepstakes, entrant
agrees that: 1) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant
hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for
out-of-pocket expenses; 2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or prizes
awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and 3) any and all claims,
judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’
8. Winners List: For a list of winners, available after September 15, 2019, send a stamped, self-addressed
envelope by October 15, 2019, to: The Jameson GABF Sweepstakes - Winners, 100 Marcus Dr. Attn: EG,
Melville, NY 11747.
9. Sponsor/Administrator: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Pernod Ricard USA, LLC, 250 Park Avenue, New
York, NY 10177. The Administrator of the Sweepstakes is Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., 100 Marcus Drive,
Melville, NY 11747.
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