PLEZi Games Official Rules

#PLEZiGames Social Contest
Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH INSTAGRAM.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT BY ENTERING AND SUBMITTING YOUR VIDEO, THE VIDEO SUBMISSION MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITE, INSTAGRAM PAGE AND OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA SITES, AND IN OTHER MEDIUMS AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION.

BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES.


1. Eligibility: The #PLEZiGames Social Contest (the "Contest") is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are 13 years of age or older. If entrant is a minor, entrant’s parent or legal guardian agrees that the parent or legal guardian and entrant have each read, understood, and agreed to these Official Rules with the entry, and that such agreement constitutes acceptance of these Official Rules on behalf of the parent or legal guardian and entrant. Employees of PLEZi Nutrition, 5301 Wisconsin Ave NW, Ste 570, Washington DC 20015 (the “Sponsor”), and Arrowhead Promotion & Fulfillment Co., Inc., 1105 SE 8th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744 (“Administrator”) (collectively with Sponsor and Administrator, the “Released Parties”), and any of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Contest and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible to enter or win. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participation constitutes entrant's, and their parent or legal guardian’s, full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Contest. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.


2. Contest Period: The Contest begins at or about 12:00:01 AM Central Time ("CT") on June 20, 2024 and ends at or about 11:59:59 PM CT on July 8, 2024 (the "Contest Period").


3. How to Enter: To enter the Contest, during the Contest Period, create a video of your Absurdly Good Skill(s), whether that’s hobby horsing, pogo sticking, skateboarding, or something we have never seen before, post your video on your Instagram page (“Video”) with the hashtags #PLEZiGames #Contest, and tag the @plezinutrition page on Instagram. Videos cannot exceed 2 minutes in length. Any Video that exceeds 2 minutes in length may be forfeited at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Submissions must also include BOTH hashtags #PLEZiGames #Contest, and be publicly posted to your Instagram page to be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per person during the entire Contest Period. Sponsor is not responsible for internet or telephone line unavailability, incomplete uploads of any Video, or other technical problems that may arise in connection with your entry into the Contest. Any attempt by any individual to enter by using multiple/different identities or any other methods may disqualify that individual from participating and winning any prize, at the sole discretion of Sponsor. By submitting a Video, you hereby acknowledge and agree that your Video may be shown or available on the Sponsor’s website and social media pages without prior consent by or notice to you and for no additional compensation. Further, each Entrant certifies that the Video is their own original work, and that the Entrant has the right to allow the publication of the Video without restriction, and Sponsor’s use of the Video will not infringe the rights of any third parties (e.g., copyrights (including music), trademarks, rights of publicity or privacy, etc.).
This Contest is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Instagram. By entering, you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Instagram.
PLEASE NOTE: If entering via Instagram, entrants must adjust their Instagram account settings to allow for receipt of messages from Sponsor. For this purpose, entrants will have to set their Instagram account settings to ‘Public', and take any further necessary steps to ensure receipt of any communication from Sponsor. It is solely entrant's burden to take any steps necessary to adjust their Instagram account settings so that messages can be sent by Sponsor. An Entrant's non-receipt of a message from Sponsor for any reason, including for failure on behalf of entrant to adjust Instagram account settings, shall be entrant's, and not Sponsor’s fault. Similarly, Sponsor shall not be held liable if they are not able to view an entrant's entry for any reason, including the failure on behalf of entrant to adjust their Instagram account settings accordingly. By entering this Contest, each entrant agrees that the Sponsor has the right to contact the entrant by direct Message via entrant’s Instagram or email accounts provided upon registrations to administer and fulfill this Contest.

4. Video Entry Requirements: Entrants, and their parent or legal guardian, agree to and understand that video submissions (“Video(s)”) may be made available to the public, including without limitation, posting on the Internet and may appear in Sponsor’s advertising and marketing materials. Whether or not Video entries are published on the Internet, Sponsor does not covenant or guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any Video entries.
a. The Video entry must not have been submitted previously in any Contest of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly (i.e., disclosed beyond your immediate circle of friends and family) through any means previously.
b. The Video may not exceed 2 minutes in length.
c. Each Video entry must be an original creation of the submitting entrant which is under no restriction, contractual or otherwise, that will prevent Sponsor's use of the Video entry, and the Video entry must be free of any and all liens, encumbrances and claims of third parties. Entrant and their parent or legal guardian acknowledge, agree and warrant that, nothing in the Video entry infringes on any copyrights, confidential information, trade secrets or trademarks belonging to any person or entity other than the Video entrant absent a suitable license, clearance or permission agreement (proof of which is required upon submission), or violates any person's rights of privacy or publicity and that all necessary releases and permissions have been secured. Entrant and their parent or legal guardian agree to indemnify and hold harmless each of the Released Parties, Instagram, and their respective parent, subsidiaries, and affiliates and each of their respective officers, directors and employees, from and against any and all claims, demands, damages, costs, liabilities and causes of action of whatsoever nature that are based upon or arise out of any breach by entrant of these Official Rules or the warranties and representations made by entrant in this paragraph. Modifying, enhancing or altering a third party's preexisting work does not qualify as entrant's original creation.
d. By uploading the Video entry the entrant agrees, for zero compensation, to grant to Sponsor all intellectual property rights in the Video entry and each of its constituent parts, which rights include, without limitation, the Sponsor's right to publish, edit, make derivative works from, make available to the public, and/or reproduce the Video entry through any media available at any time during, or after, the Contest Period on any related websites, in any promotional materials, whether related or un-related to the Contest, and at any other location, whether physical or online, that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate and necessary for the operation and promotion of this Contest. In addition, entrant warrants that any so called "moral rights" in the Video entry have been waived and entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may use any ideas from any Video entry or other submitted materials, whether or not entrant has been awarded a prize in connection with any such Video Entry or other materials. Entrant and their parent or legal guardian agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless each of Released Parties, and each of their parent, subsidiaries, and affiliates and each of their respective owners, employees, directors, officers, agents, and subcontractors from all claims, demands, and causes of action of any nature whatsoever which entrant or entrant's heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on entrant’s behalf or on behalf of entrant’s estate, have or may have by reason of: (i) Sponsor's exercise of any rights granted by entrant in this paragraph; (ii) claims based on violation of any right of publicity or rights of personality, infringement of copyright or trademark, libel, slander, defamation, invasion of privacy, loss of earnings or potential earnings in connection with Sponsor's use of the Video entry and any portion thereof, or the likeness of any natural person therein.
e. Entrants are responsible for securing necessary permissions, talent and location releases, and licenses for any visual material contained in the Video entries.
5. Video Entry Content Restrictions
Video entries must not contain material that:
a. Contains or depicts someone smoking or intoxicated;
b. Violates or infringes another's rights, including without limitation, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
c. Contains material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
d. Contains any unacceptable clothing or adornments, or displays any commercial/corporate advertising other than that of Sponsor (including but not limited to corporate logos, brand names, trademarks, slogans, political, personal and religious statements);
e. Contains indecent or unsafe behavior or situations, profanities or obscenities, including but not limited to nudity, or pornography, or is otherwise inappropriate, indecent, profane, obscene, hateful, tortuous, slanderous or libelous;
f. References persons or organizations without their written permission;
g. Disparages any persons or organizations;
h. Includes threats to any person, place, business, or group;
i. Is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to all applicable federal, state, or local laws and regulations.
Failure of any Video entry to comply with the above "Video Entry Requirements" and "Video Entry Content Restrictions," as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may result in disqualification of entrant. Without limitation, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry that, in their sole opinion, refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the Sponsor, the Contest or any other person or entity, does not comply with these Official Rules or if Sponsor receives notification about any potential infringements or breaches of law or any other reason set forth herein.


5. How Winner Is Selected. One potential winner video will be selected weekly, on Wednesdays, during the contest period: June 26, 2024 and July 3, 2024. Then, at the end of the contest entry period, on or about July 12th, 2024, three (3) Grand Prize winning videos will be selected. All winning videos are to be selected by a Sponsor designated panel of judges from among all eligible Videos received using the following judging criteria and percentages: (1) the most unique style (50%): video that highlights entrant’s individuality, creativity and personality; (2) most surprising skill(s) exhibited in the video (50%): video that subverts our expectations with a talented display. (“Judging Criteria”). The three (3) videos with the highest overall scores will be deemed the Grand Prize winning Videos. In the event of a tie, the Video with the highest score in the most unique style shown in the video category will be deemed one of the Grand Prize winning Videos from among all tying Videos. Sponsor reserves the right not to award the Grand Prizes in the event not enough sufficient and eligible Videos are received during the Contest Period. The potential winners will be notified by direct message on Instagram on or about the day of or after the judging and must respond to the direct message within 48 hours from its receipt or alternate winner(s) may be selected using the Judging Criteria above, at Sponsor’s sole discretion.


6. Prize and Approximate Retail Value: Three (3) Grand Prizes – Winners will each receive $5,000.00, awarded in the form of a check, and one(1) mini fridge stocked with PLEZi products; ARV $5,150. Two (2) Weekly Prizes – one (1) winner each week will receive PLEZi swag; ARV: $200. Total ARV of all prizes: $15,850.00.

If a minor winner is selected, all prizes will be awarded in the name of winner’s parent or legal guardian, on behalf of the winner. The prize(s) are non-assignable and non-transferable. Prize consists of only those items specifically listed as part of the Prize. The Prize will be awarded only if the potential Prize winner fully complies with these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute the prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. The Prize winner is solely responsible for local, state and federal taxes on the prize. The winner and their parent or legal guardian will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and/or Publicity Release (“Prize Release”) prior to issuance of the Prize, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winner and their parent or legal guardian will also be required to sign and complete a W9 prior to receiving their Prize and a 1099 form will be submitted by Sponsor (or Administrator, on behalf of the Sponsor) to all appropriate taxing authorities.


7. Claiming the Prizes: Potential winner(s) will be notified through @plezinutrition on Instagram to determine and confirm eligibility. In order to collect Prizes, the potential winners and their parent or legal guardian will be required to verify their mailing address and email address to Sponsor and provide the Prize Release to Sponsor or Administrator within 48 hours of being notified they are a Prize winner. Potential winners under the age of eighteen (18) will also be required to provide a parental consent and signature). Upon receipt of the Prize Release, if and receipt of verification of the mailing address, Sponsor or Administrator will mail the Prize to the winner. Allow 6-8 weeks for shipping of Prize. In the event the potential winner fails to verify their address or any required documents within the timeframe provided by Sponsor, they will forfeit their right to the Prize, and an alternate may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion, time permitting. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, delayed, damaged, stolen or mutilated mailing of any prize. All unclaimed or returned prizes remain the property of Sponsor. Administrator/Sponsor are not responsible for direct messages or emails that are lost, misdirected, unopened, or for any technical glitches associated with the sending of the offer in email or direct message.


8. Participation Conditions/Release/Consent to use Likeness: By participating, each participant and their parent or legal guardian agree to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Contest; (b) release and hold harmless the Released Parties and Instagram from and against any and all claims, expenses and liability, including, but not limited to. negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including, but not limited to, invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant's participation in this Contest and acceptance or use or misuse of prize; (c) indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant's participation in the Contest and/or entrant's acceptance, use or misuse of prize; and (d) allow Sponsor’s use, for promotional purposes, of his/her likeness, voice and/or address (city/state) without any additional compensation.


9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, for any reason whatsoever, including, without limitation, fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health or other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction or if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the participation process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, 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. Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.


10. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties as set forth above are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to, malfunctions, interruptions or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the participation process or the Contest; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of phone calls; or (5) any 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 receipt or use or misuse of any Prize.


11. Disputes/Governing Law: Except where prohibited, entrant and their parent or legal guardian agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or the prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate federal or state court of New York; (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' or legal fees; and (3) unless otherwise prohibited, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Contest shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.


12. Official Rules: For a copy of these official rules, see the Contest post on the @plezinutrition page on Instagram. For a copy of the winners list, sent a stamped self-addressed, business-size envelope for arrival after July 15, 2024 and before July 15, 2025 to Sponsor at the address listed below in Section 13. Residents of VT may omit return postage.


13. Sponsor: PLEZi Nutrition, 5301 Wisconsin Ave NW, Ste 570, Washington DC 20015.


ABBREVIATED RULES:

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to residents of the 50 U.S. states and DC, 13 years or older. Void where prohibited. Ends 7/8/2024. Visit PLEZi.com/PLEZiGames for full official rules, including judging criteria, odds and prize descriptions.