Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers®
Mardi Gras Giveaway
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AND ONLY TO QUALIFIED PERSONS (AS DEFINED IN THE RULES BELOW). VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Sweepstakes Name: Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers® Mardi Gras Giveaway (the “Sweepstakes”).
Sweepstakes Timing: Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (ET) on February 1, 2024, and ends at 11:59:59 pm (ET) on February 4, 2024 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.
Who May Enter: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and District of Columbia who are age 18 or older as of date of entry, who have a valid U.S. driver’s license or government issued photo identification, excluding the following classes of persons who are not eligible to enter or receive a prize:
a. Employees, officers, and directors of Raising Cane’s Restaurants, LLC, (“Sponsor” and “Administrator”), Million Dollar Media, each of their respective franchisees, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, printers, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the design or execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively “Released Parties), and the members of the immediate families or households of any of the above, whether or not related. “Immediate family members” includes, for purposes of this Sweepstakes, parents (including in-laws), grandparents, siblings (including step-siblings), children (including step-children), grandchildren (including step-grandchildren) and each of their respective spouses.
How to Enter – Two Methods: In order to be eligible to win a prize, you must submit an Entry using one of the following two (2) Instagram Entry methods:
Raising Cane’s Instagram Entries and Todd Grave’s Instagram Entries are collectively, “Sweepstakes Entries” and individually, a “Sweepstakes Entry.” Eligible participants having submitted a Sweepstakes Entry are individually referred to as an “Entrant” and collectively, “Entrants.”
Maximum of one Entry per person, regardless of Entry method used. Each participant must submit a Sweepstakes Entry on his/her own behalf. The individual who submitted the Sweepstakes Entry by either method of entry shall be designated as the official Entrant in the Sweepstakes, regardless of any other individuals featured in the Sweepstakes Entry, and the official Entrant shall be the only individual eligible for any resulting prize awarded. Any Sweepstakes Entry submitted (a) on behalf of another individual, (b) using another person’s name, Instagram account, or (c) with any false information, including misrepresentation of age, will be disqualified. In the event of a dispute as to any Sweepstakes Entry, the authorized account holder of the Instagram account used to enter the Sweepstakes will be deemed to be the Entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned to the Instagram account (as assigned by Instagram, as the case may be) of the account name used to post the Entry submission. Proof of being the authorized account holder may be required. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than one Entry by any means, including use of multiple/different social media handles, identities, or other method will void all of participant’s entries. Use of any automated system (including but not limited to third-party sweepstakes/contest entry services) to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification and all such entries will be deemed void. Any questions regarding the number of Entries submitted or the identity of an authorized account holder shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
Each Entrant agrees that their Sweepstakes Entry may be viewed by the public. However, the fact that a Sweepstakes Entry is viewable by the public does not constitute any representation as to Sweepstakes eligibility or notification as a potential prize winner. Each Entrant agrees that s/he may be contacted, recorded and/or broadcasted by Sponsor, and that his/her Sweepstakes Entry may be used, promoted, released, broadcasted, or published by Sponsor in any manner related to the promotion of the Sweepstakes without additional approval, authorization, or compensation. Receipt of Sweepstakes Entry will not be acknowledged by Sponsor. Sponsor may (but is in no way obligated to) publish, display, promote, or utilize your Sweepstakes Entry in any manner of its choosing in relation to the promotion of the Sweepstakes or Sponsor.
By participating and submitting a Sweepstakes Entry, Entrant agrees that Sponsor and Released Parties are authorized to contact entrant via email, mail, phone or any other form of media to make contestant aware of information pertinent to the Sweepstakes, and to distribute information regarding the Sponsor(s) featured products, discounts, special events or promotional offers. Contestants may opt-out of any further email communication at any time by clicking the UNSUBSCRIBE link provided in all promotional email messages from Cane’s and following the opt-out instructions. Any available opt-in opportunities are not required to enter the Sweepstakes and checking the opt-in boxes will not improve your chances of winning.
Additional Entry Requirements: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to remove a Sweepstakes Entry at any time for any reason, or disqualify any Entry it considers inappropriate or that violates any of the following Entry restrictions:
· not include any name, likeness, photograph/image, or any other identifying element, in whole or in part, of any person, living or dead, without such person’s permission;
· may not be subject to any third-party agreement or require payment or incurrence of any sums to obtain further permissions of any person or entity as a result of its use or exploitation of the idea or rights therein or portions, or modified versions or derivative works thereof;
· not include trademarks, logos, or copyrighted material not owned by Entrant or Sponsor, or material used without permission (including but not limited to company names, photographs, works of art, or images published on any media) or that otherwise infringe or violate the rights of any third party (including but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, logos, contract and licensing rights, rights of publicity or privacy, moral rights (i.e., “droit morale”), or any other intellectual property rights) except as such Entry submission relates to Sponsor’s brands;
· not feature, refer to, or mention any companies or brands of Sponsor’s direct competitors;
· not be considered harmful to minors in any way;
· not contain description or images of nudity, inappropriate, indecent, sexually explicit, pornographic, or obscene content, names or images (which shall be determined by Sponsor, in its sole and absolute discretion);
· not contain any political or politically themed or motivated messages, statements, or images;
· not defame, slander, libel, misrepresent, or contain disparaging remarks or any other content that could adversely affect the name, reputation, or goodwill/business reputation of Sponsor or any other individuals and/or entities affiliated or associated with Sponsor, the Sweepstakes, or any prizes, the determination of which shall remain in the sole discretion of Sponsor;
· not depict, describe, or include images that may be considered unlawful, harmful, threatening, violent, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, religiously, or ethnically objectionable in any manner as solely determined by Sponsor.
Representations and Warranties: Each Entrant represents and warrants that s/he has sole and exclusive ownership and proprietary rights of the Sweepstakes Entry, Entrant has secured full permission of all persons or parties referenced in the Sweepstakes Entry to publish their names, images, and actions shown within the Sweepstakes Entry, and agrees that each Sweepstakes Entry becomes the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to request from any Entrant at any time proof, in a form acceptable to Sponsor, of any permission required or possibly required to use such Entrant’s Sweepstakes Entry. Failure to provide such requested proof may disqualify such Sweepstakes Entry. A Sweepstakes Entry constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use that Entrant’s name, city, state of residence, and/or likeness for all commercial purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known worldwide in perpetuity without limitation or compensation, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.
Winner Selection and Notification: At the conclusion of the Sweepstakes Period, a random drawing shall be conducted by the Administrator to select ten (100) potential prize winners (the “Potential Winners”) from among all eligible Sweepstakes Entries received. The Potential Winners will be notified initially by direct message to the Potential Winner’s Instagram account based on the Sweepstakes Entry method used to Enter. Sponsor and Administrator each expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with an inability to contact a Potential Winner due to the configuration of his/her Instagram privacy settings. With regard to Instagram, you are advised to “follow” the official Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers® account on Instagram (@raisingcanes) and Todd Graves account on Instagram (@ToddGraves) based on entry method used so that Sponsor or Administrator will be able to contact you if your Sweepstakes Entry is drawn.
If the Administrator is unsuccessful in its attempt to reach a Potential Winner via direct message within 48-hours of the initial notification attempt to the Instagram account associated with that Entrant’s Sweepstakes Entry, then Entrant may be disqualified, and an alternate Potential Winner may be selected from among the remaining eligible Sweepstakes Entries and notified following the procedures outlined above.
During prize winner notification, a Potential Winner must verify his/her eligibility, and indicate a willingness and ability to accept the prize. Potential Winner may then receive official notification via email delivery. If a Potential Winner does not meet the eligibility requirements, or elects to decline the prize, s/he will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate Potential Winner will be selected from among all remaining Entries received as set forth above and notified per the procedures outlined above. Any disqualified Entrant will not receive any alternate prize substitution or compensation of any kind. There is a maximum of 1 prize per person in this Sweepstakes. Decisions of the Sponsor/Administrator in the selection and determination of prize winner and all matters relating to this Sweepstakes are final and binding.
All of the following may apply to Potential Winners (each a “Winner”): 1) Winner may be required to complete and return, within 5 business days of date of receipt, a prize acceptance form, an affidavit of eligibility, and a liability/publicity release (where permitted); 2) Winner must present a copy of a valid social security card and a valid driver’s license (or other valid government issued photo ID) as a condition of receiving a prize; 3) Winner will be issued an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the actual value of prizes won if a prize value equals or exceeds $600; and 4) Winner is responsible for paying all applicable taxes (including, but not limited to all local, state and federal taxes) on any prize awarded. Failure to collect or properly claim a prize in accordance with these Official Rules will result in forfeiture of the prize. If forfeited for any reason, Winner will not receive a prize substitution or compensation of any kind, and the prize will remain the property of Sponsor and will not be awarded, except as provided herein.
Prize (maximum of 100): One (1) Mardi Gras prize package consisting of a Kings cake, strands of beads, and Terrance Osborne poster (maximum ARV $50.00)
Maximum ARV of all prizes awarded is $5,000.00.
Additional Rules and Conditions: All costs and expenses related to prize acceptance, delivery, redemption, or use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of Winner. All prize components are non-transferable, and no cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as provided herein. All prize components are awarded as is, without any warranty, express or implied, by Sponsor. Only properly claimed prizes will be awarded. Any unclaimed prize or prize component will not be awarded. A prize may not be awarded if no or too few eligible Sweepstakes Entries are received.
In the event an Entrant wins and is later found to be in violation of these Official Rules, Winner will be required to forfeit the prize or to reimburse Sponsor for the stated value of the prize if such violation is discovered after Winner has used the prize.
Entrants agree to hold all Released Parties harmless from any claims, losses, actions, or damages of any kind, including injury or death arising out of or relating to Entrant’s participation in this Sweepstakes, acceptance, possession or use of a prize, or participation in prize-related activities, and to assume all liability thereof. Released Parties shall not be liable to Winner or any other person for failure to supply the prize or any part thereof by reason of any acts of God, any actions, regulations, orders, or requests by any governmental entity, equipment failure, terrorist acts, war, fire, unusually severe weather, embargo, labor dispute or strike, labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, or any other cause beyond Released Parties’ control. Sponsor and Released Parties disclaim all liability for the inability of an Entrant to complete or continue a Sweepstake Entry due to equipment malfunction, busy lines, inadvertent disconnections, acts beyond Sponsor’s control and any injury or damage to Entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile phone related to or resulting from participating in or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these Official Rules, errors in connection with the printing or advertising of this Sweepstakes, administration, execution or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes, including the cancellation of the drawing, the processing of Sweepstakes Entries, or in the announcement of Potential Winners.
Entrants are restricted to use of ordinary and typical computer equipment, mobile phone equipment, Internet access and cellular networks. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any Entrant who tampers or attempts to tamper with or abuse the Sweepstakes Entry process in any way or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify, or terminate the Sweepstakes if fraud, misconduct, or technical failures of any kind destroy or threaten the integrity of the Sweepstakes, in the opinion of the Sponsor or Administrator, or if a hacker, computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor or Administrator, in their discretion. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of early termination of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to determine Winner(s) in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the time and date of such termination.
Odds: The odds of being selected as a Potential Winner are dependent upon the total number of eligible Sweepstakes Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
In Case of Disputes: By participating, each Entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Sweepstakes, or any prize, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and any judicial proceeding shall take place in a federal or state court within the state of Texas; (2) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, and any rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of Entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions (whether of the State of Texas or any other jurisdiction), that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Texas.
Winner List: For a copy of these Official Rules or a list of the prize winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers® Mardi Gras Giveaway c/o Raising Cane’s Restaurants, LLC, 6800 Bishop Road, Plano, TX 75024. Please specify whether you are requesting, official rules or a list of the prize winners. Requests must be received by 4/2/2024.
Sponsor and Administrator: Raising Cane’s Restaurants, LLC, 6800 Bishop Road, Plano, TX 75024.
This Sweepstakes is not affiliated with or sponsored, sanctioned, or endorsed by or in any way in association with Instagram. Instagram has no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded in connection therewith.