The Labatt Sabres Golden Can Sweepstakes Official Rules

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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES BEGINS ON OCTOBER 1, 2016 AND ENDS ON MARCH 31, 2017.
MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO ENTER OR WIN.

1. WHO IS ELIGIBLE: The Labatt Sabres Golden Can Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to legal residents of New York (the “Eligible State”) who are age 21 or older. This Sweepstakes is sponsored by Labatt USA Operating Co, LLC (the “Sponsor”). Employees of Sponsor, Hockey Western New York, LLC (Buffalo Sabres), and their respective parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotions, fulfillment agencies, alcoholic beverage licensees, service providers, suppliers and agents, (collectively, the “Released Parties”), and each of their respective immediate family members and those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate or win a prize.

2. HOW TO ENTER: Beginning October 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017 (the “Promotion Period”), when you purchase a 18-pack of specially-marked Labatt Blue and Labatt Blue Light, available while supplies last at participating retailers in the Eligible States, your pack may contain a specially-marked can (the “Golden Can”) containing a unique 10-digit code (the “Code”). Follow the instructions on the Golden Can to see how to claim a prize, subject to verification of eligibility. If your pack does not contain a Golden Can, or if the Golden Can is blank, or does not contain a Code, you are not eligible to claim a prize. TO PLAY WITHOUT MAKING A PURCHASE, PLEASE SEE RULE #4.

3. HOW TO CLAIM A PRIZE: If you find a Golden Can, visit www.labattus.com/sabres_goldencan by 11:59:59pm Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 28, 2017 and follow the instructions to complete the Claim Form (the “Form”). Incomplete Forms will not be honored. Approximately two (2) weeks after receipt of the Form, prize acceptance and release documents (collectively “Prize Documents”) will be sent to the email address indicated on your Form. All claims are subject to verification under the supervision of D. L. Blair, Inc., (“Judge”), an independent judging organization whose decisions are final. Proof of Form or Prize Document submission is not proof of receipt by Judge or Sponsor. Completed Prize Documents must be received by the date indicated thereon. Noncompliance may result in disqualification and forfeiture of the prize. All information provided in connection with prize claim is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at http://www.nabreweries.com/privacy/. DO NOT DISCARD YOUR GOLDEN CAN OR REMOVE THE SHRINK WRAP. SPONSOR, AT ITS DISCRETION, MAY REQUEST THAT YOU SUBMIT A PHOTO OF THE GOLDEN CAN (AND/OR SEND THE EMPTY CAN, WHERE PERMITTED BY STATE LAW) FOR VERIFICATION PURPOSES. FAILURE TO SUBMIT REQUESTED MATERIAL MAY RESULT IN FORFEITURE OF THE PRIZE.

4. HOW TO PLAY WITHOUT A PURCHASE: To play the Sweepstakes without purchase, on a piece of 3" x 5" plain paper, hand-print your complete name, address (no P.O. Boxes), city, state, zip code, date of birth (mm/dd/yyyy), email address and provide your signature (collectively, “Mail-In Play”). Each Mail-In Play must be mailed in a hand-addressed envelope no larger than a #10 (business-size) with first-class postage affixed to: Labatt Sabres Golden Can Entry, P. O. Box 5005, Dept. 38991, Clinton, IA 52736. Mail-In Plays must be received by April 28, 2017. Each Mail-In Play must be mailed in a separate outer envelope. Judge will play the Sweepstakes on behalf of the Mail-In entrant. Only potential winners will be notified by email at the address provided on the Mail-In Play. The odds of winning a prize via Mail-In Play are at least as good as playing the Sweepstakes via Rule #2. No mechanically-reproduced Mail-In Plays are permitted. Sponsor and Judge are not responsible for lost, late, postage due, illegible, mutilated, incomplete or misdirected Mail-In Plays or other mail.

5. WINNER VERIFICATION: All material submitted by a potential winner becomes the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Prizes will be mailed approximately 8 - 10 weeks after winners are verified. A potential winner may be disqualified without notice if any prize or Prize Documents are returned as undeliverable. Golden Can is void if it is illegible, mutilated, altered, duplicated, tampered with or forged; contains printing, typographical or other errors; was not obtained legitimately or was distributed where prohibited by law. Golden Cans may not be transferred or sold. Released Parties shall have no liability for any printing, production, human or other error that produces an irregular or defective Golden Can.

6. PRIZES AND ODDS OF WINNING: Fifty (50) Prizes – each, a signed Buffalo Sabres jersey and a shadow box containing Labatt Blue and Labatt Blue Light commemorative cans. Sponsor to determine the specific autograph on the jersey, at its sole discretion. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each prize is $450. The total ARV of all available prizes is $22,500. The approximate odds of winning a prize are 1:4,040. Prizes consist of only the items specifically listed as part of the prize. Limit one (1) prize per household. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. No prize transfer or cash redemption allowed. No prize substitution, in whole or in part, except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize (in whole or in part) of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Any stated difference between the approximate retail value and actual value of prize or any substituted prize will not be awarded. Winners are responsible for all taxes, fees and expenses associated with the prize not expressly described herein. All prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied, by Sponsor. Any prize-related product warranty and/or guarantee is provided by the product’s manufacturer and not Sponsor. By accepting a prize, you agree to look solely to its manufacturer(s) for any such warranty and/or guarantee. NO ALCOHOL IS BEING AWARDED AS A PRIZE.

7. GENERAL: This Sweepstakes is void outside the Eligible State and where prohibited or restricted by law. This Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By entering, each participant agrees that Sponsor and its designees shall have the right and permission to use in any manner (unless prohibited by law) his/her name, voice, city and state of residence, and photographs and/or likeness for advertising purposes in all media without further compensation, permission or notification to Entrant, except where prohibited by law. If for any reason (such as administrative, printing, production, computer or other errors), more Golden Cans are distributed or more prizes are claimed than are intended to be distributed/awarded according to these Official Rules, the intended prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all verified prize claims received. In no event will Sponsor be obligated to award more than the number of prizes stated in Rule 6. If promotional materials or any term of Sponsor’s Privacy Policy or Terms of Use are inconsistent with the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, then the terms of these Official Rules shall govern but solely to the extent of such inconsistency. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, garbled, incomplete, misaddressed, postage due or misdirected entries/Mail-In Plays, Forms, winner notifications, mail or other communications, for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects or delays in operations or transmission of information, in each case whether arising by way of technical or other failures or malfunctions of computer hardware, software, mobile and other communications devices or transmission lines or data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of promotional materials, loss or otherwise. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering by a user's Internet service provider and/or email client or for insufficient space in user's email account to receive email. In the event a dispute arises regarding the identity of the entrant, entry will be deemed made by the person whose name appears on the Form. The use of automated software or computer programs is prohibited and any individual who uses or attempts to use, or who Sponsor or Judge suspect of using, such methods to participate will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to restrict prize claim from any email address if suspicious activity is suspected or detected. Sponsor disclaims any liability for damage to any system or device resulting from participation in or accessing or downloading information in connection with this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual from this Sweepstakes if Sponsor or Judge determines that he/she has tampered with the prize claim process, attempted to circumvent the terms of these Official Rules or his/her fraud or misconduct has affected the integrity or fair conduct of this Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. IF AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

8. PARTICIPANT WARRANTY AND RELEASE: EACH PARTICIPANT WARRANTS THAT HE/SHE IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND HAS THE LEGAL CAPACITY TO AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. BY ACCEPTING A PRIZE, EACH WINNER AGREES TO RELEASE THE RELEASED PARTIES FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE AWARDING, RECEIPT AND/OR USE OR MISUSE OF A PRIZE OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY.

9. DISPUTE RESOLUTION: Any disputes regarding this Sweepstakes shall be governed by New York law and resolved in courts located in Monroe County, New York. Any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred but in no event attorneys’ fees. With regard to the Prize being awarded, Sponsor makes no express or implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Entrant waives any claim for punitive, incidental and consequential damages. Void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. BY PARTICIPATING, EACH ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT HE/SHE MAY BRING A CLAIM AGAINST THE RELEASED PARTIES ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS ONLY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION OR PROCEEDING.

10. WINNERS LIST: To receive a list of winners by email from this and other participating Labatt Hockey Can Sweepstakes, send an email to winnerslist@pfcfulfills.com with “HOCKEY CAN WINNERS” as the subject line. Requests must be received by 11:59:59pm ET on May 31, 2017. List will be sent after winners from all participating Sweepstakes have been verified.

SPONSOR: Labatt USA Operating Co, LLC, 50 Fountain Plaza, Suite 900, Buffalo, NY 14202

QUESTIONS? Please call 800-654-3954, or send an email to: SabresHockeyCan@pfcfulfills.com.

Prize manufacturers/dealers do not endorse Sponsor’s products and are not affiliated with this Sweepstakes. Trademarks used are the property of their respective owners and are used for purposes of prize description only.

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