NITTANY MINITMART 2020 SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. TERMS AND PRIZES SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

A. SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The Nittany MinitMart Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) consists of five (5) monthly, individual random draw sweepstakes and one (1) grand prize random draw sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes starts on June 1, 2020 at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time and ends on November 1, 2020 at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Grand Prize Drawing Event will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020. Nine (9) monthly prize winners will be selected for each of June, July, August, September, and October 2020. Monthly entries are valid for the month of entry only, and do not roll over to monthly drawings in subsequent months. All monthly entries will be entered into each Grand Prize Finalist Drawing. Ten (10) Grand Prize Finalists (“Finalists”) will be selected each of June, July, August, September, and October 2020 for a total of fifty (50) Finalists. The grand prize winner will be randomly selected from the fifty (50) Finalists. By participating, you unconditionally accept and agree to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Nittany Oil Company, Inc. (“Sponsor”) which shall be final and binding in all respects.

B. ELIGIBILITY: Open only to legal residents of Pennsylvania who are at least age 21 at the time of entry, and have a valid, registered Nittany MinitRewards® Card account with a valid email address linked to the account (“Participants”). To open a free, Nittany MinitRewards Card account, visit any Nittany MinitMart location and ask to join. You must then go to https://nittanyminitrewards.myguestaccount.com/guest/ to link a valid email address to the Nittany MinitRewards Card account. Employees of Sponsor and of its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited. Subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

C. TO ENTER: Participants can receive a total maximum of ten (10) entries per day. Monthly entry periods are June 1-30; July 1-31; August 1-31; September 1-30; October 1-31, 2020. Grand prize entry period is June 1, 2020 through October 31, 2020. Monthly entries do not roll over from one monthly entry period to the following monthly entry period(s). All monthly entries are entered into the Grand Prize Finalist Drawings. Alcohol and other age-restricted items are not considered qualifying purchases. Obtain entries as follows:

1. One (1) entry will be provided for visiting a Nittany MinitMart convenience store and purchasing any prepared on site Food Service item and/or Monthly Featured Product with a transaction total of at least $5 pre-tax in a single transaction using and scanning a valid, registered Nittany MinitRewards Card or entering the phone number associated with a valid, registered Nittany MinitRewards account.

2. Monthly Featured Products (to be updated periodically) are as follows:

  • June: Any Pepsi® 2L product
  • July: Pretzelroni
  • August: to be determined
  • September: to be determined
  • October: to be determined

3. Bonus entries may be provided and details will be emailed to all email opted in Nittany MinitRewards registered members and listed here. Bonus entries, if any, will be provided here:

  • No bonus offers currently available as of 6/3/2020

4. Alternatively, entries may be received without a purchase, by mailing a 3”x5” index card with your name, age, postal address, email address, telephone number, your Nittany MinitRewards card or membership number, the random drawing you choose to be entered into, and the closest Nittany MinitMart, in a number ten envelope to “Nittany MinitMart Sweepstakes Entry, 1540 Martin St, State College, PA 16803, Attn: Marketing.” Entries must be received no later than: (a) June 27, 2020 for June Monthly Prize and June Grand Prize Finalist Drawing, (b) July 28, 2020 for July Monthly Prize and July Grand Prize Finalist Drawing, (c) August 28, 2020 for August Monthly Prize and August Grand Prize Finalist Drawing, (d) September 27, 2020 for September Monthly Prize and September Grand Prize Finalist Drawing, and (e) October 28, 2020 for October Monthly Prize and October Grand Prize Finalist Drawing. Entries shall become the property of Sponsor and shall not be acknowledged or returned. Each entry must be an original (no photocopies or other reproductions) and mailed in a separate envelope, bearing sufficient postage. There are no limits to the number of entries by mail you can submit each day; however there is a limit of one (1) entry card per outer mailing envelope.

Each Participant may receive a maximum of fifteen hundred and thirty (1530) total entries (ten entries per day) during the Sweepstakes Period into the random drawings regardless of the method of entry.

  1. Maximum of three hundred (300) entries within June
  2. Maximum of three hundred and ten (310) entries within July
  3. Maximum of three hundred and ten (310) entries within August
  4. Maximum of three hundred and ten (300) entries within September
  5. Maximum of three hundred and ten (310) entries within October

D. ENTRY GUIDELINES: An entry will not be eligible to win if the Nittany MinitRewards Card account to which the entry is linked does not have a valid email address. To ensure that you have registered a valid email address, review your profile at nittanyminitmart.com. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by any entrant, to obtain entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, or any other methods will void that entrant’s excess entries and that entrant may be disqualified at the discretion of the Sponsor. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address used that is linked to the registered Nittany MinitRewards Card account will be deemed to be the registrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Eligibility determinations are subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion. Potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

E. WINNER VERIFICATION AND NOTIFICATION: Nine (9) potential Monthly Prize Winners will be selected in each of the five (5) monthly random drawings, for a total of forty-five (45) Monthly Prize Winners. Ten (10) potential Grand Prize Finalists will be selected in each of the five (5) monthly Grand Prize Finalist Drawings, for a total of fifty (50) Grand Prize Finalists. One (1) potential Grand Prize Winner will be selected from the fifty (50) Grand Prize Finalists at a random drawing prior to the Grand Prize Drawing Event. The one (1) Grand Prize Winner will be announced at the Grand Prize Drawing Event on November 14, 2020.

Monthly drawings will be conducted 5 or more days following the end of each monthly period. Grand Prize Finalists must be present at the Grand Prize Drawing Event on November 14, 2020 to win the Grand Prize and have Sponsor fully cover all taxes and tags on the Grand Prize. If Grand Prize Finalist is not present at the Grand Prize Drawing Event, Grand Prize Finalist will be responsible to pay for the taxes and tags of the Grand Prize and must complete and submit all necessary paperwork within 5 days of the Grand Prize Drawing Event. Potential Monthly Prize winners and Potential Grand Prize Finalists must respond to Sponsor’s notification and provide any and all documentation requested in a timely manner. A Participant who is randomly selected as the potential Winner (a “Potential Winner”) will not be awarded any prize, even after being notified as Potential Winner, unless and until the Potential Winner’s eligibility has been verified. Potential Monthly Winners will be notified via email and/or telephone. If the Potential Winner is deemed ineligible or does not respond in a timely manner, an alternate winner may be selected and notified. A Participant who is randomly selected as a potential Grand Prize Finalist (a “Potential Finalist”) will not be considered a Grand Prize Finalist, even after being notified as Potential Finalist, unless and until the Potential Finalist’s eligibility has been verified. Potential Finalists will be notified via email and/or telephone. If the Potential Finalist is deemed ineligible or does not respond in a timely manner, an alternate finalist may be selected and notified. Sponsor may in its sole discretion announce a Potential Winner or Potential Finalist’s name on its Twitter feed, Instagram feed, or in other forms of communication, provided, however, that no Potential Winner or Potential Finalist shall be certified as a winner or finalist until the Potential Winner or Potential Finalist has executed and returned any and all required documents, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, such as a verification of eligibility and identity or any liability or publicity release. If a Potential Winner or Potential Finalist fails to respond to any notification attempt or return verification documents within the time period specified by Sponsor, or if any attempted notification or prize delivery is returned as undeliverable, or an undeliverable or other error message is received by Sponsor from the Participant’s ISP—even if sent by the ISP in error and even if the notice is actually received thereafter, the Potential Winner or Potential Finalist will be disqualified and forfeit his/her prize. All decisions of Sponsor shall be binding and final.

Prize/ODDS/Approximate Retail Value (ARV): Forty-five (45) Monthly Prizes and One (1) Grand Prize are available to be awarded: total prize pool ARV: $17,000. Prizes are:

  • June: (1) $500 Nittany MinitMart Gift Card, (3) $250 Nittany MinitMart Gift Cards, (5) $50 Nittany MinitMart Gift Cards. Total June ARV: $1,500
  • July: (1) $500 Nittany MinitMart Gift Card, (3) $250 Nittany MinitMart Gift Cards, (5) $50 Nittany MinitMart Gift Cards. Total July ARV: $1,500
  • August: (1) $500 Nittany MinitMart Gift Card, (3) $250 Nittany MinitMart Gift Cards, (5) $50 Nittany MinitMart Gift Cards. Total August ARV: $1,500
  • September: (1) $500 Nittany MinitMart Gift Card, (3) $250 Nittany MinitMart Gift Cards, (5) $50 Nittany MinitMart Gift Cards. Total September ARV: $1,500
  • October: (1) $500 Nittany MinitMart Gift Card, (3) $250 Nittany MinitMart Gift Cards, (5) $50 Nittany MinitMart Gift Cards. Total October ARV: $1,500
  • Grand Prize and Runner Up Prizes: Polaris Ranger 500 Side-by-Side $9,500 ARV

Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use except as above listed for Grand Prize Finalists attending the Grand Prize Drawing Event. Limit one (1) prize per household.

GENERAL: All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. All applicable federal, state, and local taxes on each prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winners.

Potential Winners and Potential Finalists may be required to sign and return a liability/publicity release prior to awarding of the prize. In the event Sponsor cannot provide a prize as indicated, for any reason, then the Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize(s) of comparable value if the prize listed is unavailable for any reason. Acceptance of a prize shall be construed as and signify the winner’s agreement and consent that Sponsor and its designees may use the winner’s name, voice, address (city and state only), likeness and/or prize information, without limitation, for promotional purposes without further consideration, review, approval or payment, except where prohibited by law. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Sweepstakes Prize winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in the Sweepstakes or use or redemption of any prize. Winners, by acceptance of a prize, agree to release Sponsor, Administrator, and each of their respective affiliates, parents and subsidiaries, and their respective advertising, promotion and production agencies (the “ Sweepstakes Entities”) from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property, including but not limited to damage to reputation, property damage, personal injury and/or death, which may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, or use of the prize. Winners acknowledge that the Sweepstakes Entities have not made and are not in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including, but not limited to, its quality, mechanical condition or fitness for a particular purpose. Any and all warranties and/or guarantees on a prize, if any, are subject to the manufacturers’ terms therefore and winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturers for any such warranty and/or guarantee. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering, or the announcement of prizes.

INTERNET: Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated for any reason, Sponsor may, if possible to do fairly, award the Sweepstakes Prizes via random drawing from among all valid entries received up to the time of the action taken by the Sponsor. Caution: Any attempt by an individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such individual to the fullest extent of the law.

PRIVACY: For information about how Nittany MinitMart uses your personal information, please see its privacy policy, located at https://www.nittanyminitmart.com/privacy-policy/

WINNERS’ LIST: For the list of winners of the Nittany MinitMart 2020 Sweepstakes, send a request in writing by November 30, 2020 to Nittany MinitMart 2020 Sweepstakes Winners’ List, 1540 Martin St, State College, PA 16803, Attn: Marketing with a self-addressed stamped envelope.

SPONSOR: Nittany Oil Company, Inc dba Nittany MinitMart, 1540 Martin St, State College, PA 16803

Updated 6/24/2020