First Watch x Grilled Cheese Social Gift Card Sweepstakes & Official Rules
Draw Date: March 19, 2023
No purchase necessary to enter or win. A purchase or payment will not improve your chances of winning.
Eligibility: The First Watch x Grilled Cheese Social Gift Card Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open to all natural persons who are legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia, who are at least 18 years old at time of entry. Void outside the USA, in Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands, and other United States territories and possessions. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law. Note that the prize is eligible for redemption only at First Watch Restaurant locations. First Watch has locations in 29 states.
Sponsorship: The Sweepstakes sponsor is FIRST WATCH RESTAURANTS, INC. (“Sponsor”), located at 8725 Pendery Place, Suite 201 Bradenton, FL 34201. Sponsor and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees, MacKenzie Smith, and any entity or person involved in the development, production, implementation, administration, judging or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes, including without limitation, the immediate family members of such individuals, are not eligible to participate. Sponsor will conduct the Sweepstakes substantially as described in these Official Rules. Any questions about the Sweepstakes should be directed to the Sweepstakes Administrator via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH INSTAGRAM.
Entry Period: This Sweepstakes begins on March 16, 2023, at 12:01 AM EST and ends on March 19, 2023, at 11:59 PM EST (“Entry Period”).
How to Enter: During the Entry Period, follow BOTH @firstwatch & @grilledcheesesocial on Instagram and tag one friend in the comments of MacKenzie’s Instagram Reel (accessed via @grilledcheesesocial on Instagram) (“Elligible Entry”).
Limitations on Entries: LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PER INSTAGRAM HANDLE OR USERNAME,. No third-party entry or entry through any sweepstakes service is permitted. Any person who attempts or otherwise encourages the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage multiple or false entries, as determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified. Use of robotic entry devices is strictly prohibited.
Drawing and Winners: MacKenzie Smith will select TEN Elligible Entries at random on the Draw Date as the winning entries. The drawing will occur at MacKenzie’s principal place of business. The individuals registered to the Elligible Entries via the Instagram username will be deemed the winners (“Winners”) of the prize described below.
The drawing will be conducted by MacKenzie, whose decisions and interpretations on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes and these Official Rules are final and binding in all respects. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant or winner and may refuse to award a prize to a person who is not eligible or has violated a rule, gained unfair advantage in the Sweepstakes, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means. If there is a dispute about the identity of an entrant, prize will be awarded to the natural person to whom the Instagram handle is assigned by Instagram. If the Winners are found to be ineligible or not in compliance with Sweepstakes rules, Winners will be disqualified and alternate Winners will be awarded the Prize in a separate random drawing. Winners will be notified by Instagram Direct Message and asked to provide confirmation of eligibility. Inability of Sponsor to receive a response by the winner by Direct Message within seventy-two (72) hours after selection may result in disqualification of winner and an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing at Sponsor’s discretion. The Prize will be sent to winners by U.S. mail within fourteen (14) days after winners have been notified and accepted the prize and provided the confirmation of eligibility as required by Sponsor. If the Prize is returned as undeliverable or if Winners fail to complete the confirmation of eligibility, then prize will be forfeited, and another winner may be randomly drawn, or the prize forfeited, at MacKenzie and Sponsor’s election.
Prizes: The Prizes awarded to the Winners shall be a $100 First Watch gift card.
The Prize may be referred to collectively as “Prizes” and separately as a “Prize”. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution or cash equivalent is permitted. Winner is responsible for federal, state, and local taxes, if applicable. Each Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied, by Sponsor. As a condition to receiving a Prize, Winner must complete all necessary tax forms and return the same to Sponsor.
Odds: The odds of winning will depend on the number of Eligible Entries received, according to the eligibility requirements in the Sweepstakes.
Winner Announcement: MacKenzie will announce the winners of the Sweepstakes via Instagram Story on the Draw Date.
WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER WITH OR VANDALIZE ANY SPONSOR-OWNED WEBSITE OR MOBILE APPLICATION OR RELATED SOCIAL NETWORKING SITE, THE ENTRY PROCESS, OR OTHERWISE INTERFERE WITH OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES, MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
General Terms: By entering this Sweepstakes, you promise to abide by the Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all respects. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. All Sweepstakes materials are subject to verification and are void if (a) not obtained in accordance with these Official Rules and through legitimate channels, (b) any part is counterfeited, altered, defective, damaged, illegible, reproduced, tampered with, mutilated or irregular in any way, (c) are obtained where prohibited, or (d) they contain printing, typographical, mechanical, or other errors. You assume all risk of loss, damage, destruction, delay or misdirection of Sweepstakes materials submitted to Sponsor. In the event any portion of this Sweepstakes is compromised by activities beyond the control of the Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes or this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes. Receiving a Prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use prize winners’ names, addresses (city & state), voices and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity, for this Sweepstakes only, without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. As a condition to being awarded a Prize, each of Winner and Friend may be required to provide a waiver or release in support of this acknowledgement. Sponsor may prohibit you from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and randomly draw from those entries received up to the cancellation/suspension date to award prizes.
Sponsor will not be responsible for any injury, damage or loss of any kind arising out of your participation in the Sweepstakes as well as any other claims, damages or liability due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from receipt, acceptance, possession, misuse or use of a prize or participation in any promotion related activity or participation in this Sweepstakes. YOU AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, ITS AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, EMPLOYEES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AGENTS AND ASSIGNS FROM AND AGAINST ANY OR ALL CLAIMS, LOSSES, INJURIES, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES.
Dated: March 14, 2023