Giveaway and Contest Rules

BlenderBottle Donation Challenge

Official Contest Rules

 

By entering into the BlenderBottle Donation Challenge (the “Contest”), you (the “Entrant”) agree and accept these rules (the “Official Rules”) and the decisions of BlenderBottle, which are final and binding. You further acknowledge that winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all the requirements set forth herein. This Contest is sponsored by Trove Brands, LLC, owner of the BlenderBottle brand (hereinafter “BlenderBottle”).

 

How to Enter: To submit a nomination, perform one of the following set of actions:

1. Take a picture at your CrossFit gym with a BlenderBottle® product;

2. Follow @blenderbottle on Instagram;

3. Post the picture to Instagram, tag us (@blenderbottle), and use #BlenderBottleCFG; and

4. Tell us about your CrossFit gym (including the name of your gym and city), how BlenderBottle is a part of it, and what this prize could do for your community in the caption of your post.

OR

1. Take a picture at our BlenderBottle booth at the 2024 CrossFit games;

2. Follow @blenderbottle on Instagram;

3. Post the picture to Instagram, tag us (@blenderbottle), and use #BlenderBottleCFG; and

4. Tell us about your CrossFit gym (including the name of your gym and city), and why you love the BlenderBottle® brand in the caption of your post.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASING PRODUCT FROM BLENDERBOTTLE OR A PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. 

All actions performed to submit a nomination must be completed between July 29, 2024 and 11:59 pm MT on August 16th, 2024 (the “Contest Period”).

Eligibility Rules: Nominations must be made in the method and timeframe listed in the “How to Enter” section of the Official Rules. 

Entrants must be natural persons who are of the legal age of 18 at the time of submission of the Nomination. 

Employees of BlenderBottle and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, siblings and their respective spouses) are not eligible for the Contest regardless of where they reside. Those living in the same household as an BlenderBottle employee are not eligible for the Contest (whether related to the employee or not). 

BlenderBottle’s computer systems shall be the official time-keeping device for the Contest. BlenderBottle reserves the right to and may at any time and with or without advance notice, change, extend, or adjust the Contest Period and/or any of the start dates or end dates for any of the Contest Period phases. 

The Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law.

No Nomination shall contain language or images that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous.

No Nomination shall contain language or images that promote bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

No Nomination shall contain material that violates or infringes another’s right, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement. If Nomination contains material that BlenderBottle believes to violate another’s rights, BlenderBottle may at its sole discretion choose to either disqualify the Nomination or require Entrants to provide proof of permission to use such material.

No Nomination shall contain any identifiable names or markings of any third-party (e.g., logos or trademarks) other than the name of the Entrant and the name of the Nominee.

No Nomination shall contain copyrighted materials or original works of authorship owned by others.

If any Nomination appears to duplicate any other Nomination or if multiples of the same Nomination are submitted, only one (1) Nomination will be considered, and all others will not be eligible or accepted.

Other than the Entrant’s name and the Entrant’s Instagram username, no Nomination shall contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, email addresses, phone numbers, or street addresses.

The Nomination shall not communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which BlenderBottle wishes to associate. 

The Nomination shall not contain material or any statement that is unlawful, or in violation of any laws or regulations, in the jurisdiction where the Nomination was created. 

Entrants, Nominees, potential Contest winners, and Contest winner shall not receive, shall not be eligible to receive, and shall claim any tax benefit as a result of entering, winning, or otherwise participating in the Contest. All potential and actual tax benefits resulting from the

Contest, including any benefit from BlenderBottle’s donation to a United States 501(c)(3) charity, will reside solely with BlenderBottle. 

By submitting the Nomination, Entrant transfers all rights, including any applicable copyrights, associated with the Nomination, to BlenderBottle. 

Entrants further agree that by submitting their Nomination they give permission to BlenderBottle to edit the text of the Nomination as BlenderBottle may deem necessary in order to preserve the privacy of the Entrant or a third-party. 

Information submitted as part of the Nomination will not be used except for in the administration of this Contest. Likes, shares and other features offered through social media shall be used according to the terms and conditions of the respective social media platform. 

Judging Phase: A committee of judges will be selected by BlenderBottle (the “Judging Committee”). Entrants are forbidden to contact BlenderBottle or any member of its judging committee during or after the Contest Period regarding the Contest. Judging of Nominations shall be in the Judging Committee’s sole discretion and shall include factors including, but not limited to, whether the Nomination meets all the Nomination requirements listed in the “How to Enter” section, the number of Nominations per CrossFit gym, the number of likes on the Instagram post of the Nomination, the quality of the content of the Nomination as evaluated by the Judging Committee, etc. By entering the Contest, each Entrant agrees that BlenderBottle’s and/or the Judging Committee’s decisions regarding the winning Nomination and in regard to all related matters (including, without limitation, eligibility) shall be final and binding in all respects. 

The Judging Committee shall select a Nominee from the eligible Nominations and shall contact the respective Nominee notifying them that they have been selected as the winner of the Contest. 

The potential Contest winner will be notified via phone call or email and will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility/liability release, assignment of intellectual property rights, any additionally requested contact information for the Nominee and any other release or form as deemed necessary by BlenderBottle. If such Contest winner declines, whether verbally or in writing, to accept a prize, or does not comply with all the terms of the Official Rules (such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, BlenderBottle is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, or a potential winner is not otherwise in compliance with these Official Rules), Blenderbottle will replace the potential Contest winner with a new selected Entrant at its sole discretion. 

It is anticipated that the Contest winner will be announced to the public on August 30, 2024. 

Prize: The Contest winner selected by the Judging Committee will select three charities to be potential recipients of a $10,000 USD donation from BlenderBottle. 

Selected charities must be a recognized United States 501(c)(3) charity located withing the United States and must be willing to accept a donation from BlenderBottle if selected. Selected charities must not be political, religious, or discriminatory in nature, as determined at BlenderBottle’s sole discretion. 

At its sole discretion, BlenderBottle will select one of qualifying charities selected by the Contest winner to be the recipient of the $10,000 USD donation. If one or more of the three tax-exempt charities does not qualify under these Contest rules, BlenderBottle may, at its sole discretion, request that the Contest winner select one or more additional tax-exempt charities located in the United States or may select one or more additional tax-exempt charities itself. This prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty, guarantee or representations, either express or implied by BlenderBottle. This prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions, except at BlenderBottle’s sole discretion. 

How to Claim Prize. After the judging phase of the Contest Period, BlenderBottle will notify the Contest winner via email or telephone. BlenderBottle may use publicly available contact information to contact the Contest winner or may contact the pertinent Entrant via Instagram to obtain the contact information of the Contest winner. 

BlenderBottle will attempt to notify the Contest winner as set forth above, but BlenderBottle is not responsible for any unanswered or unreturned phone calls, undelivered emails, including without limitation emails that are not received because of a winner’s privacy or spam filter settings which may divert any Contest email, including any winner notification email, to a spam or junk folder. Other restrictions may apply. 

If any winner does not claim their prize within seven (7) days, any such prize may in BlenderBottle’s sole discretion, be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. 

Additional Terms and Conditions: If it is discovered that an Entrant has registered or attempted to submit more than once or make more than one nomination of a Nominee during the Contest Period using multiple social accounts, multiple identities, Entrant’s Contest Nomination will be declared null and void. BlenderBottle reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant’s Nomination or other material submitted or uploaded that does not meet the requirements of these Official Rules. 

Warranty. By entering the Contest, each Entrant represents, warrants and covenants that (a) each Nomination is the Entrant’s original work and does not infringe upon or otherwise violate any right of any third party, including any copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights, (b) each Nomination has not been previously published, (c) each Nomination complies in all respects with the Nomination Restrictions and these Official Rules, and (d) the Entrant has the right and power to enter the Contest and perform all the Contest obligations. 

Ownership/Use Rights. SUBMISSION OF NOMINATIONS AND ANY COPYRIGHTED OR COPYRIGHTABLE WORK OR DESIGNS OR OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONTAINED THEREIN, IN THIS CONTEST CONSTITUTES ENTRANT’S IRREVOCABLE AND EXCLUSIVE ASSIGNMENT, CONVEYANCE, AND TRANSFERENCE TO BLENDERBOTTLE OF ALL RIGHT, TITLE, AND INTEREST OF SUCH NOMINATIONS AND ANY OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONTAINED THEREIN, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION COPYRIGHTS, and the Entrant agrees that Entrant (or any other third party) does not retain any rights to such Nominations or other materials. Entrant agrees to execute such assignment or other documents as are necessary to enforce the rights of BlenderBottle granted herein without any compensation of any kind to Entrant, his/her successors or assigns, or any other entity. By entering the Contest, the Entrant agrees that BlenderBottle shall have the right, but not the obligation, to edit, remove, modify, publish, license, print, transmit, display or otherwise use any submitted Nomination via all forms of media now known or hereafter devised worldwide, in perpetuity, without notice, attribution or compensation to Entrant, his/her successors or assigns, or any other entity, except where prohibited by law. Entrant waives any retained rights of attribution, privacy, publicity, withdrawal, integrity or other moral or personal rights in the Nomination and other related materials. All Nominations and other submitted materials become the property of BlenderBottle and will not be returned to any Entrant. If BlenderBottle requests the Entrant’s cooperation in promoting the Contest, the Entrant agrees to reasonably be available for such promotional activities. 

Privacy. By participating in the Contest, each Entrant authorizes BlenderBottle to collect, use, process, transfer, and store all data provided by such Entrant, including without limitation personal data, in and to the United States or any location(s) throughout the world that BlenderBottle deems necessary, whether within Entrant’s country of residence or elsewhere, and with such party/parties as BlenderBottle deems appropriate, for purposes of administration of the Contest. All information submitted to BlenderBottle as part of this Contest will be treated in accordance with BlenderBottle’s privacy statement, available at https://www.blenderbottle.com/pages/privacy-policy. Personal information will be used only to: (a) provide information about the Contest; (b) contact and publicize potential winners. Entrants to the Contest may be given the option to receive commercial emails from BlenderBottle; however, eligibility to participate in the Contest is not dependent upon the Entrant’s consent to receive such emails. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the online Nomination form to be eligible.

Release and Limitations on Liability. By participating in the Contest, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless BlenderBottle and each of its respective affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, licensees, agents, advertising and Contest agencies, and all directors, trustees, officers and employees of any of the foregoing entities (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest, or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received Nominations; (e) errors in the administration of the Contest or the processing of Nominations; (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant's participation in the Contest or acceptance, receipt, use, or misuse of any prize; or travel to any Contest-related events; and (g) any claims based on publicity rights, copyright/trademark infringement, intellectual property rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. In the event that Entrant breaches any of these Official Rules, Released Parties shall be entitled to and may seek indemnification from Entrant for recovery of all legal fees, damages, costs, claims and other expenses that may be incurred by Released Parties as a result of the aforementioned breach. Entrant further agrees to release the Released Parties and their designees and assigns from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or acceptance, possession, or use of any prize (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees, claims, costs, personal injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction or property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory. BlenderBottle is not responsible if any prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.

Miscellaneous. The decisions of BlenderBottle are final with respect to all aspects of this Contest. The Contest and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the State of Utah, without regard to choice of law principles. Except where prohibited, each Entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the applicable state or federal courts situated in Utah County, Utah; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest but in no event attorneys’ fees; (3) under no circumstances will Entrant or any Nominee be permitted to obtain awards for punitive, incidental, special, consequential or other damages, including without limitation, lost profits, (collectively, “Special Damages”); and (4) Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim Special Damages and all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased. The releases hereunder are intended to apply to all claims not known or suspected to exist with the intent of waiving the effect of laws requiring the intent to release future unknown claims. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problems, or any condition caused by events beyond the reasonable control of BlenderBottle that may cause the Contest to be disrupted or corrupted, BlenderBottle may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prize from among the non-suspect, eligible Nominations received up to the time of the impairment. BlenderBottle reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the Nomination process, the operation of the Contest, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Contest, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and should such an attempt be made, BlenderBottle reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. BlenderBottle’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Winners List; Official Rules. For the Contest winner and/or a copy of these Official Rules, contact BlenderBottle contest team at the address and/or email address noted below. Requests for the Contest winner will only be accepted after the end of the Contest Period.

Sponsor. The Contest is sponsored by Trove Brands LLC (“BlenderBottle”). Sponsor’s mailing address is 250 S. 850 E., Lehi, UT 84043. Sponsor’s email address is customerservice@blenderbottle.com.