Mountain Valley Spring Water
“Mountain Valley 150th Anniversary Sweepstakes”
Official Sweepstakes Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY: Making a purchase will not increase your chances of winning a prize.
- Eligibility: Participation open to legal residents of the forty-eight (48) contiguous United States and District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry, except employees of DS Services of America, Inc. its subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, advertising and promotion agencies, individuals engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for this Sweepstakes, their immediate family members and persons living in the same households of each (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate. Void in HI, AK and where prohibited by law.
- Promotion Description: The “Mountain Valley 150th Anniversary Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) sponsored by Mountain Valley Spring Water – a Brand of DS Services of America, Inc. - (the “Sponsor”) is an online-only Sweepstakes that begins at 12:00:00 PM (ET) on July 14, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 PM (ET) on October 31, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). During the Sweepstakes Period, eligible entrants may register to win one of the one-hundred-fifty (150) available prizes awarded in four (4) Monthly Drawings via the Mountain Valley Spring Water website. You must have Internet access in order to enter the Sweepstakes. For the purposes of this Promotion a “week” refers to the seven-day period beginning at 12:00:00 AM (ET) on Monday and ending at 11:59:59 PM (ET) on Sunday.
- How To Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit the Mountain Valley Spring Water website at www.mountainvalleyspring.com (the “Website”). At the Website, click on the “Mountain Valley 150th Anniversary Sweepstakes” Promotion tab and you will be redirected to the Sweepstakes registration page. On the Sweepstakes registration page you will be required to submit certain registration information as a condition of entry. Limit one (1) Sweepstakes entry per week per person or email address regardless of means of entry. If it is discovered that a participant has attempted to enter with false information, multiple e-mail addresses, and/or under multiple identities, or uses any other method or device to enter multiple times per week, such participant will be disqualified and all entries associated with such participant will be considered void. Non-winning entries for each Monthly Drawing will be rolled over into subsequent Monthly Drawings.
Random Sweepstakes Drawing / Prizes / Approximate Retail Values (“ARV”) / Odds: Monthly Prize Drawings will be conducted by an independent sweepstakes administrator from among all valid, eligible entries received for the applicable Monthly Drawing according to the schedule below. All decisions of Sponsor and/or administrator shall be final and binding in all respects. Odds of winning a prize depends upon the total number of eligible entries received for each Monthly Drawing.
Monthly Drawing Period Entry Period Dates* Drawing Date # of Prizes Prize(s) Max. ARV Month # 1 7/14 – 7/31/2021 8/3/2021 24 Mountain Valley Cap & Shirt Package $40 (ea.) Month # 2 7/14 – 8/31/2021 9/3/2021 3 Schwinn® Bike & Helmet Package $1,758 (ea.) Month # 2 7/14 – 8/31/2021 9/3/2021 3 Quest Snack Bundle Package $114 (ea.) Month # 3 7/14 – 9/30/2021 10/3/2021 50 Quest Picnic Bundle Package $87 (ea.) Month # 4 7/14 – 10/31/2021 11/3/2021 20 Ouachita Trail T-Shirt & Bandana Package $40 (ea.) Month # 4 7/14 – 10/31/2021 11/3/2021 20 Mountain Valley Scenic Tee/Tote Apparel Package $40 (ea.) Month # 4 7/14 – 10/31/2021 11/3/2021 15 Mountain Home Delivery Service - 3 Month Package $250 (ea.) Month # 4 7/14 – 10/31/2021 11/3/2021 10 Mountain Home Delivery Service - 6 Month Package $500 (ea.) Month # 4 7/14 – 10/31/2021 11/3/2021 5 Mountain Home Delivery Service - 9 Month Package $900 (ea.)
Twenty-Four (24) Mountain Valley Cap & Shirt Packages: Each prize package consists exclusively of: one (1) Mountain Valley t-shirt and one (1) Mountain Valley cap. Approximate retail value of each prize package is $40. Three (3) Schwinn® Bike & Helmet Packages: Each prize package consists exclusively of: one (1) Schwinn® Amalgam adult e-bike (exact model selected by Sponsor); one (1) bike helmet and one (1) Mountain Valley Spring Water aluminum 12-pack. Approximate retail value of each prize package is $1,758. Three (3) Quest Snack Bundle Packages: Each prize package consists exclusively of: a snack bundle variety of Quest snacks and one (1) Mountain Valley Spring Water aluminum 12-pack. Approximate retail value of each prize is $114. Fifty (50) Quest Picnic Bundle Packages: Each prize consists exclusively of: a picnic bundle variety of Quest snacks and one (1) Mountain Valley Spring Water aluminum 12-pack. Approximate retail value of each prize is $87. Twenty (20) Ouachita Trail T-shirt & Bandana Packages: Each prize consists exclusively of one (1) Friends of Ouachita Trail t-shirt and one Friends of Ouachita Bandana. Approximate retail value of each prize is $40. Twenty (20) Mountain Valley Scenic T-Shirt & Tote Packages: Each prize consists exclusively of one (1) Mountain Valley Scenic t-shirt and one Mountain Valley tote bag. Approximate retail value of each prize is $40. Fifteen (15) Mountain Valley Home Delivery 3-Month Packages: Each prize consists exclusively of three (3) months of home delivery of Mountain Valley product subject to availability via qualifying distributor. Approximate retail value of each prize is $250. Ten (10) Mountain Valley Home Delivery 6-Month Packages: Each prize consists exclusively of six (6) months of home delivery of Mountain Valley product subject to availability via qualifying distributor. Approximate retail value of each prize is $500. Five (5) Mountain Valley Home Delivery 9-Month Packages: Each prize consists exclusively of nine (9) months of home delivery of Mountain Valley product subject to availability via qualifying distributor. Approximate retail value of each prize is $900. Limit one (1) prize per person or email address in the Sweepstakes. Approximate retail value of all available prizes is $23,276.
Any and all warranties and guarantees with respect to any prize are subject to the respective manufacturer’s terms.
- Potential Winner Notification: Potential prize winners will be notified by email and/or phone call within five (5) days of the random drawing. Potential prize winners of prizes valued at over $600 will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Publicity and Advertising Consent and Release (except where prohibited by law) and such other documents reasonably required by Sponsor as part of the prize claim process, including but not limited to a 1099 tax form. Winners of prizes valued at $600 and over will be required to provide their social security number as a condition of prize award. All such documents must be signed and returned within ten (10) days of notification or prize will be forfeited. In the event potential prize winners do not wish to comply and claim their prize, they may decline to accept. All other Prize winners will be shipped their prize using the mailing address provided upon Sweepstakes registration. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. In the event that any potential prize winner is disqualified for any reason, an alternate winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries received during the applicable Monthly Entry Period. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within seventy-two (72) hours of the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will attempt to contact up to three (3) potential winners of a prize in accordance with the above procedure, after which the prize in question may go unawarded if it remains unclaimed. Allow 6-8 weeks for prize delivery.
- Conditions of Participation & Certain Restrictions: The participant is solely responsible for entering the Sweepstakes between July 14, 2021 and October 31, 2021, as well as properly claiming a prize within ten (10) days of prize notification if selected as a prize winner. Prize winners must agree to certain terms and conditions related to eligibility, release of liability, and Sponsor’s use of winner's name and/or likeness for publicity, advertising and promotional purposes, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) as part of the prize claim process. Noncompliance may result in disqualification and forfeiture of prize. Once a prize has been delivered to the winner’s residence via delivery-confirmed mail or courier, the prize is considered “awarded.” Taxes on any prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. No cash equivalents, prize substitutions or transfer of prize permitted except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that an offered prize is unavailable. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use winner's name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and promotion without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. All entries become the property of Mountain Valley Spring Water and will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering, entrants acknowledge compliance with these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements.
- Limitations of Liability: Entrants agree to release DS Services of America, Inc., its subsidiaries, divisions, wholesalers, retailers or distributors or advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, demands, losses and liabilities of any nature whatsoever, which entrant may now or hereafter be entitled to assert, including but not limited to, any death, injury, loss of enjoyment, damage to computer equipment, or other harm or loss of any nature whatsoever caused or contributed to by entering or participating in the Sweepstakes, any of the prizes awarded in the Sweepstakes and/or in connection with the awarding, receipt and use or misuse of prize, and/or claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy. You further understand and agree that all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California and any similar law of any state or territory of the United States that may be applicable with respect to the foregoing release are hereby expressly and forever waived. You acknowledge that Section 1542 provides that: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.” 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.
- Internet: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, or illegible entries nor 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 or presenter 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 cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and to award the available prizes via a random drawing from among all valid eligible entries received up to the point of the action taken by the Sponsor provided a sufficient number of entries have been received. Caution: Any attempt by any person 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 reserve the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent of the law.
- Disputes/Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant or Mountain Valley Spring Water, its employees, agents, successors, assigns and related entities, in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions which would cause the application or the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Georgia. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Cobb County, Georgia and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You agree to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of Georgia. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION. YOU (HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, IDENTIFIABLE PERSONS, OR THIRD PARTY PARTICIPANTS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.
- For information about how the Sponsor uses your personal information, please see its privacy statement, located at https://www.water.com/bottled-water-privacy-policy.
- Winner’s List: To receive name and city / state of residence of winners of prizes valued at $25 or more, mail a stamped, self-addressed envelope accompanied with a signed, hand-printed request to “Mountain Valley Winner’s List”, PO Box 11507, Bozeman, MT 59719-1507. All requests must be received by December 31, 2021.
- Sponsor: Mountain Valley Spring Water, a Brand of DS Services of America, Inc. 2300 Windy Ridge Pkwy SE Ste 500N. Atlanta, GA, 30339