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mike's Play with the Pros Sweepstakes

Enter to win a spot for you and guest to play in the CBJ Foundation Golf Classic Presented by Plante Moran at the exclusive Double Eagle Golf Club with Jody Shelley on September 3!

Five runner-up winners will receive mike's gear!

Simply fill out the form below to enter:

mike's Hard Lemonade Play With The Pros Sweepstakes 

Official Rules




ELIGIBILITY: All Entrants must be legal residents of Ohio. Entrants must be 21 years of age or older as of the date of entry to be eligible. Employees, agents and representatives (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of Mark Anthony Brands Inc. (mike's Hard Lemonade"), COLHOC Limited Partnership dba the Columbus Blue Jackets ("Blue Jackets") the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority ("CFA"), Columbus Arena Management LLC ("CAM"), Nationwide Arena, the National Hockey League ("NHL"), the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority ("CFA"), Columbus Arena Management LLC ("CAM"), the Ohio State University ("OSU") and their respective employees, directors, officers, agents, parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, printers of materials for this Sweepstakes and/or alcohol beverage licensee (i.e., alcohol beverage suppliers, importers, wholesalers, distributors and retailers) and their immediate families (collectively, the "Released Parties") are not eligible to enter this Sweepstakes. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsors, which are binding and final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHEREVER PROHIBITED AND IS SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS.


TO ENTER: Enter the Mike's Hard Lemonade Play With The Pros Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") by visiting during the Promotion Period, entering the required information on the online form and clicking submit.  All entrants must have a valid e-mail address. All entries must be received by the end of the August 18, 2019.


Limit one (1) entry per person. No responsibility is assumed by mike's Hard Lemonade or the Columbus Blue Jackets ("Blue Jackets") (collectively, "Sponsors") for illegible, lost, late, damaged, incomplete, late or lost entries due to data or computer glitches or other programming/technological/electronic error, malfunction or failure of any kind. Data rates may apply to entries submitted via mobile device. All materials submitted become the property of Sponsors and will not be returned. Any acknowledgment of receipt of entry is not otherwise binding upon Sponsors. Proof of submission of entry does not constitute proof of receipt of same or proof of entry. Sponsors reserve the right in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and all of his or her Sweepstakes entries) who Sponsors believe has tampered or attempted to tamper with the entry process. Sweepstakes is intended for play to legal residents of Ohio over the age of 21 on the date of Entry. Entrants must fully complete and submit all non-optional data requested on the entry form to be eligible. Incomplete entries are void.


PROMOTION PERIOD: Sweepstakes begins July 23, 2019 at 12:00:01 a.m. (ET) and ends August 18, 2019 at 11:59:59 p.m. (ET).


WINNER SELECTION, PRIZES, APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE, AND ODDS OF WINNING:  One (1) Grand Prize winner and five (5) Secondary Prize winners (each a "Winner") will be randomly drawn by the Blue Jackets from all eligible forms of entry on or about August 19, 2019. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.


The Grand Prize (a "Prize") includes two (2) playing spots (for Winner plus one (1) guest, who must be 21 years of age or older) in the Blue Jackets Golf Classic at a private country club in Galena, Ohio on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 (the "Classic"). Winner and guest will play one (1) round of golf in a foursome at the Classic. Grand Prize also includes an exclusive Blue Jackets gift package for winner and guest; lunch; dinner; awards ceremony; golf club rental for winner and guest (assuming that they do not have their own golf clubs). The total approximate retail value for the Grand Prize is $5,000. Each Secondary Prize (each a "Prize") consists of assorted mike's Hard Lemonade gear or apparel (will be chosen by Sponsor at its sole discretion). The total approximate retail value of each Secondary Prize is up to $100. ALCOHOL BEVERAGES ARE NOT PART OF ANY PRIZE.


For Grand Prize:


(1) Columbus Blue Jackets will determine specific players participating in the Classic. The player with whom winner and guest are included as part of a foursome will be determined during a "player draft" at lunch. Participation of specific Columbus Blue Jackets players is subject to availability and has no retail value. Players may - or may not - sign autographs or pose for photographs/videos with winner and guest in their sole discretion. Winner and guest agree to act at all times in an appropriate, well-behaved and courteous manner during the Classic; this includes but is not limited to their interaction with Columbus Blue Jackets players and other attendees of the Classic whether playing golf, attending lunch, dinner or the awards ceremony. Failure to do so will result in ejection from the Classic with forfeiture of Blue Jackets gift package and other elements of Grand Prize not already received; and, Sponsors, as well as the owner/operator of the private country club hosting the Classic, may seek recovery against winner and/or guest to the full extent permitted by law.


(2) Owner/operator of private country club may stipulate appropriate attire for use of its facilities in conjunction with attendance at the Classic including playing golf as well as attendance at lunch, dinner and awards ceremony; additional venue restrictions may also apply.


(3) Menu of lunch and dinner will be determined by owner/operator of private country club in its sole discretion. If winner/guest has any dietary restrictions, they may contact the owner/operator of private country club in an effort to secure alternative menu items. Sponsors make no representation that owner/operator of private country club will be able to accommodate winner and guest in this regard; and, Sponsors expressly disclaim any and all liability to winner and guest if menu for lunch and/or dinner is not acceptable to them for any reason.  


(4) Should winner and/or guest leave prior to the end of the events comprising the Classic for any reason, no substitute prize or compensation will be awarded.


Winners will be notified by phone and/or e-mail on or around the day of the drawing and will be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within the time frame designated by Sponsors. If winner cannot be contacted, if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if winner rejects his/her prize or otherwise fails to fully comply with these Sweepstakes rules and requirements, such prize shall be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries, with regard to the Grand Prize, if time permits. Grand Prize winner must be available to attend the Classic on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, otherwise, a substitute Grand Prize winner will be selected, if time permits. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.


Guest of Grand Prize winner must also sign and return a Liability/Publicity Release within the designated time frame. If guest fails to do so (or if Grand Prize winner elects to accept the prize without a guest, the Grand Prize will be awarded in increments appropriate for the winner him/herself and no substitute prize or compensation will be awarded.


Grand Prize winner and guest may be required to sign additional waivers and releases of owner/operator of private country club as a pre-condition of attendance at Classic.

Sponsors are not responsible for Grand Prize Winner's scheduling conflicts, delays or cancellations, acts of God that may prohibit the receipt or use of prizes, an act of nature or force majeure, or if the Classic is cancelled because of other cause beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsors, or acts of nature, including, but not limited to, flood, tornado, earthquake, storm, lightning, fire, epidemic, acts of God, war, national emergency, civil disturbance, riot, sabotage, terrorism, court order or machinery or equipment damage or failure. Limit of one (1) prize per family, household or address.


EXCLUSIONS:  Transportation, accommodations, taxes, gratuities, or any other expenses not specifically listed herein are the sole responsibility of potential winner. If potential winner cannot attend the Classic on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 for any reason, Grand Prize may be forfeited and Sponsors will have no further obligation to such potential winner. Secondary Prizes will only be shipped to a street address in Ohio.


GENERAL RULES: Certain restrictions may apply to Prizes. Prize may not be redeemed for cash value. Prize is nontransferable and no substitutions are allowed except by Sponsors who reserve the right to award prizes of equal or greater value if advertised prize is unavailable for any reason. The Released Parties assume no responsibility or liability for any damages, losses or injury(ies) resulting from any entrant's participation in this Sweepstakes and/or any winner's or winner's guest's receipt, acceptance, use or misuse of any prize. Any and all taxes related to the prize are solely the responsibility of individual winner. Grand Prize winner will be issued an IRS 1099 Tax Form reflecting the fair market value of the prize; and, Grand Prize winner agrees to fully cooperate with Sponsors as to their reporting of winner's receipt of the Grand Prize to the Internal Revenue Service via IRS W9 Tax Form. Grand Prize winner and guest will not be able to claim a charitable deduction or other tax benefit in conjunction with attending the Classic. All prizes are subject to availability and dates are subject to change. Winner must attend prize event (i.e., the Classic) on the date chosen by the Columbus Blue Jackets. Acceptance of a prize constitutes, except where prohibited by law: (i) permission for Sponsors to use winner's and winner's guest's names and likeness, image, voice and other indicia of persona in any form of media for advertising/trade/publicity purposes without further compensation; and (ii) an express and absolute release of the Released Parties from and against any and all liability, claims and/or actions or causes of action of any kind whatsoever for injuries - including but not limited to paralysis and/or death, damages or losses of any and/or all kinds whatsoever to persons and/or property which may be sustained directly or proximately in connection with any winner's participation in this Sweepstakes and/or such person's receipt, acceptance, ownership and/or use or misuse of the prize(s) awarded and/or while preparing for, participating in, attending and/or traveling to and/or from any prize-related activity. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant accepts and agrees to be absolutely bound by the foregoing liability release and by all of these official rules and by all decisions of Columbus Blue Jackets, which shall be final. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrant acknowledges and accepts that he/she may receive information on Columbus Blue Jackets and/or Nationwide Arena news, promotions and tickets. Furthermore, entrant grants the Blue Jackets express permission to issue such materials to entrant via e-mail or regular mail.


ADDITIONAL TERMS: In case of dispute as to the identity of any online entrant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Any potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsors with proof that such winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. Any other attempted form of entry is prohibited; no automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Released Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit or prevent one's ability to enter the Sweepstakes, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer or mobile device relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or from downloading any materials in or related to this Sweepstakes. Sponsors reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Sponsors will select the winners from among all online eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsors or otherwise in a manner determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion to be fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsors will be posted on the Sweepstakes website. Sponsors reserve the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or web site. Sponsors may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or from winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or by intending and/or undertaking to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsors representatives. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.


LIST OF WINNERS: To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by September 30, 2019 to Play With The Pros Sweepstakes, c/o Columbus Blue Jackets, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, Ohio 43215.


Sponsor: Mark Anthony Brands Inc., Chicago, IL 60661; COLHOC Limited Partnership dba the Columbus Blue Jackets, Columbus, OH 43215.

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