Contact Us

HEINEKEN “VOYAGE” SWEEPSTAKES – 2012

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. PURCHASING A PRODUCT WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

THE HEINEKEN VOYAGE SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”) IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES (EXCEPT CALIFORNIA) AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE TWENTY-ONE (21) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF DATE OF ENTRY AND WHO HAVE A VALID U.S. PASSPORT. VOID IN CALIFORNIA AND WHEREVER ELSE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED EXCLUSIVELY BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.


1. ENTRY PERIOD: Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on 5/1/12 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on 9/9/12.

2. HOW TO ENTER: HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes: via text message or online. SMS Entry: To submit an SMS entry from your wireless phone, text “SUMMER” to 88500. Upon receiving a verification message, enter your 8-digit date of birth and the two-digit state code for your state of residence (e.g., MM/DD/YYYY – NY). Standard carrier’s messaging rates apply. Other charges may also apply. Once the date of birth and the state of residence are validated, you will be entered into Sweepstakes and will receive a bounce-back text message confirming entry and providing a link (www.lifeinmobile.com/Heineken/GM) to the microsite for the Official Rules and information about the prizes. The microsite will be accessible via mobile phone or a personal computer. Internet Entry: To submit an Internet entry, visit www.lifeinmobile.com/Heineken (“Web site”) and follow the on-screen entry instructions. You must fully complete the registration, including your first and last name; date of birth; complete street address (no P.O. Boxes except for Washington State residents), with city, state, and zip code; and daytime telephone number, including area code. Normal time rates, if any, charged by Internet service provider will apply.

By submitting an entry, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to Sweepstakes. All Internet/SMS entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on 9/9/12. Limit one (1) entry per person per prize regardless of method of entry. The number of opportunities to win a prize will depend on the date of entry, as one (1) winner will be selected on each of nine (9) different dates. The earlier you enter, the better your chances of winning a prize.

Limit one (1) prize per individual, household, street address, or e-mail address. Heineken USA Inc. (“Sponsor”) reserves the right to alter, suspend, or terminate Sweepstakes without notice if, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, the integrity of Sweepstakes becomes compromised in any way. In the event Sweepstakes is terminated prematurely, all eligible entries received prior to Sweepstakes being compromised will be included in the prize drawing. No automated devices, bots, and/or other programs and/or software are permitted. All entries become the sole and exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Delivery of a prize will require a street address (no P.O. Boxes) located within the fifty (50) United States (except California, where Sweepstakes is prohibited) or the District of Columbia. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted, or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind, whether mechanical, human, or electronic. Only fully completed entries are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

3. ELIGIBILITY:Sweepstakes is void wherever taxed, restricted, or prohibited by law. The following individuals and members of their families (parents, grandparents, children, siblings, spouses) and immediate households (whether related or not) are not eligible for participation: employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor or the United States Tennis Association, and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, alcoholic beverage suppliers, wholesalers, distributors and importers, alcoholic beverage retailers, and Sponsor’s advertising and promotional agencies. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

4. PRIZES: No part of any prize includes any alcoholic beverages. Prizes are awarded “as is,” with no warranty or guarantee, either expressed or implied by Sponsor. Heineken is not responsible if the US Open is rained out or postponed, or cancelled after ticketing of prize for any reason, in whole or in part. In that event, winner will receive remainder of prize. No compensation will be paid in lieu of US Open ticket portion of prize. Prizes are not transferable or redeemable for cash. No substitutions of prizes by winners are allowed, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. All taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of winner.

Grand Prizes: Nine (9) Grand Prize winners will each win a trip for two (2) to a Heineken-sponsored event. Each prize is slightly different, and all prizes are described below.

Each prize includes economy coach airfare for winner and guest from the gateway airport nearest the winner’s residence, hotel accommodations for two (2) (single room, double occupancy), tickets for winner and guest to the music event, and ground transportation between the airport and the hotel. In addition, winners only will receive spending money in the amount of (i) US$250 for events in the USA or (ii) US$500 for events outside the USA as well as a gift bag with miscellaneous items worth approximately $100.00. If winner resides within 100 miles of the event, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute ground transportation for air transportation.

Event

Location

Number of Nights at Hotel

Event Dates

ARV (USD)

Open'er

Gdynia, Poland

Five

7/4/12 - 7/7/12

$10,100

Pitchfork Music Festival

Chicago, IL

Three

7/13/12 - 7/15/12

$5,120

Mysteryland

Floriade, Haarlemmermeer (Near Amsterdam, Holland)

Three

8/25/12

$10,600

U.S. Open Tennis Championships (Saturday day event, Sunday Night event)

New York City

Three

9/1/12 - 9/2/12

$7,250

Treasure Island Music Festival

San Francisco, CA

Three

10/13/12 - 10/14/12

$6,200

Fun Fun Fun Fest

Austin, TX

Three

11/2/12 - 11/4/12

$4,690

Ultra Music Festival

Miami, FL

Three

3/22/13 - 3/24/13

$6,850

Heineken St. MaartenRegatta

St. Maarten

Three(estimated)

2/28/13 - 3/3/13

$6,100

Latin GRAMMY Awards

Las Vegas, NV

Two

11/9/12

$6,475

Total approximate retail value (ARV) of all Grand Prizes: $63,385.00

Exact transportation and accommodation details, dates, times, and terms to be determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight. Travel and accommodations are subject to availability. Blackout dates and other restrictions may apply. All travel must completed by date specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited. Once travel is booked, any penalties incurred as a result of changes to flights are the sole responsibility of winner. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes and to those set forth by Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice, as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. All expenses and travel costs incurred as a result of seeking or winning a prize are the sole responsibility of winner. Any expense or cost not expressly stated in the description of the prize above, including, but not limited to, ground transportation, meals, incidentals, gratuities, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, airport fees, service charges or facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees, taxes, or other expenses are the sole responsibility of winner. Guest must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the date of departure and must travel on the same itinerary and at the same time as winner. Travel must be round-trip. Each winner and guest is solely responsible for obtaining any required travel documents, including a valid passport and travel visa, where applicable, and travel insurance. Winner and guest must execute Liability/Publicity Releases prior to issuance of tickets. Travel restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers, or certificates. Sponsor is not responsible for any penalty charges incurred as a result of changes to tickets that have been issued. Any such penalties incurred are the sole responsibility of winner.

5. ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning are dependent on the number of eligible entries received. The earlier you enter, the better your chances of winning a prize.

6. WINNER SELECTION, NOTIFICATION, AND VERIFICATION: Potential winners in Sweepstakes will be selected in a series of random drawings of all eligible entries received, to be held on or about the dates shown below. Drawing will be conducted by Sponsor or its agent, and all decisions are final. Potential winners will be contacted by telephone. If any potential winner cannot be reached within forty-eight (48) hours of the first notification attempt, if any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if any winner rejects his/her prize, or in the event of noncompliance with these Official Rules, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Upon forfeiture of any prize, no compensation will be given. Limit one (1) prize per person or household.

Event

Location

Date of Event

Drawing Date

Open'er

Gdynia, Poland

7/4 - 7/7/12

5/21/12

Pitchfork Music Festival

Chicago, IL

7/13 - 7/15/12

6/4/12

Mysteryland

Floriade, Haarlemmermeer (Near Amsterdam, Holland)

8/25/12

6/18/12

U.S. Open Tennis Championships

New York City

9/1 - 9/2/12

7/9/12

Treasure Island Music Festival

San Francisco, CA

10/13 - 10/14/12

7/30/12

Fun Fun Fun Fest

Austin, TX

11/2 - 11/4/12

8/6/12

Ultra Music Festival

Miami, FL

3/22 - 3/24/13

8/13/12

Heineken St. MaartenRegatta

St. Maarten

2/28 - 3/3/13

8/27/12

Latin GRAMMY Awards

Las Vegas, NV

11/9/12

9/10/12


All winners will be required to sign and return, where legal, Affidavits of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Releases within two (2) days of notification that they are potential winners. Please note that no potential winner will be an official winner until his/her Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release has been returned and eligibility has been formally verified by Sponsor. If any winner fails to comply with these Official Rules and/or to submit the required documentation within the designated time period, he/she will be automatically disqualified and the prize will be awarded to an alternate winner.

7. CONDITIONS:All federal, state, and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winner. Participation in Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitute winner’s and guest’s (where applicable) permission for Sponsor or its agents to photograph, film, and record each winner and guest (where applicable) and to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, voice, biographical information, and/or any statements made by him/her regarding Sweepstakes or Sponsor for purposes of trade, publicity, or promotion without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating and/or accepting a prize, entrants, winners, and guests acknowledge and agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its advertising and promotional agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors, the United States Tennis Association Incorporated, USTA National Tennis Center Incorporated and the City of New York from any and all liability for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost, or expense whatsoever, including, without limitation, property damage, personal injury, and/or death that may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance, and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, including, but not limited to, any claims based on publicity rights,  defamation, or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions, substitutions, or omissions whatsoever by any transportation companies or any other persons providing any services to winner, including any results thereof, such as changes in services or location necessitated by same. Sponsor is not responsible if any part of a Sweepstakes prize cannot be awarded due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, or acts of terrorism. Sponsor shall not be liable for any loss or damage to personal belongings. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules or attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. There is no purchase or sales presentation required to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.

8. ADDITIONAL TERMS: In case of dispute as to the identity of any SMS entrant, an entry will be declared as made by the authorized account holder of the wireless phone used for entry. In case of a dispute as to the identity of any Internet entrant, entries made via Internet will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. The “authorized account holder” is deemed the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry. If for any reason Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, automated entries, fraud, technical failure, human error, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, telephone or other communications malfunctions, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone networks or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participation or downloading any materials in Sweepstakes. Anti-fraud detection devices may be used for verification purposes.

Caution: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

9. USE OF DATA: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants online, in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review Sponsor’s privacy policy at www.heineken.com/us/disclaimer.aspx. By participating in Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.

10. LIST OF WINNERS: To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope with sufficient postage to OSM Partners, Inc., c/o SUMMER, 937 Saw Mill River Road, Ardsley, NY 10502. All requests for a list of winners must be postmarked by 9/30/12 and received by 10/15/12.

11. SPONSOR: Heineken USA Inc., New York, NY.



Brewed in Holland. Imported by Heineken USA Inc., New York, NY.
©2012 HEINEKEN® Lager Beer. HEINEKEN® Light Lager Beer.