Terms and Conditions

Caribou Coffee “Text-to-Win Free Drinks For the Rest of the Year” Sweepstakes Rules NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE A PARTICIPANT’S CHANCES OF WINNING.

Sponsor:
The contest is sponsored by Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (“Sponsor”), 3900 Lakebreeze Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55429. Eligibility: The contest is open to legal residents of Oakdale, MN who are at least 18 years of age with a mobile phone. Employees of Sponsor, their family members, and direct vendors of Sponsor are prohibited from entering. Entrants are subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.

Agreement to Official Rules:
By participating in this contest, entrants agree to abide by the terms and conditions thereof as established by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to qualify all submissions and to reject any submissions that do not meet the requirements for participation as established by Sponsor. By entering you are agreeing to receive a maximum of 15 texts per month from Caribou. Message & data rates may apply. Text STOP to end.

How to Enter:
To enter you must text BERGEN to 70626. Limit one entry per person. Anyone found to use multiple mobile numbers to enter will be ineligible. All decisions concerning the validity of entries, the eligibility of entrants and the administration of this contest are the sole responsibility of Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor is not liable for any loss, injury or damage caused, whether directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from downloading data or otherwise participating in this contest.

Entry Periods:
The contest begins on October 26, 2012 and ends on November 25, 2012. Entries received before or after the entry period are void.

Selection of Winner:
The Prize Winner will be selected by a random drawing on or about November 26, 2012. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Only one (1) prize may be awarded to any entrant.

Notification of Potential Prize Winner:
The Prize Winner will be notified via text on or about November 26, 2012. The Prize Winner will be asked to reply with mailing address. If any Prize Winner does not acknowledge acceptance of a Prize within three (3) days after being notified that he or she is the Prize Winner, another Prize Winner will be chosen using the same procedure specified above.

Requirements of Prize Winner:
Sponsor may require each Prize Winner to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability and publicity release, wherever lawful, as a precondition to award of the Prize. If any Prize Winner fails to sign and return the requested documents to Sponsor, that Prize Winner may be disqualified, and the Prize will thereafter be awarded to an alternate, randomly-selected Prize Winner from the remaining valid entries using the procedure specified above.

Prizes:
One(1) Prize Winner will receive a gift card with a maximum value of $150 to be used at any Caribou Coffee location. The estimated retail value of all Prizes is $150. Sponsor is not responsible for lost or stolen Prizes.

Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of each Prize Winner. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a different Prize of approximately equivalent value in its sole discretion.

RELEASE AND PUBLICITY: ENTRANTS AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST. ENTRANTS AGREE THAT SPONSOR IS NOT LIABLE FOR INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST AND ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION AND USE OF ANY PRIZE. SPONSOR IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERROR IN THE PRINTING OF THE OFFER OR ADMINISTRATION OF THE CONTEST OR IN THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE PRIZE. BY RECEIPT OF THE PRIZE AND BY SIGNING AN AFFIDAVIT OF ELIGIBILITY AND LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE, IF REQUESTED, THE PRIZE WINNER CONSENTS TO THE USE OF HIS OR HER NAME, BUSINESS NAME AND ADDRESS BY SPONSOR FOR ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES, WITHOUT ANY ADDITIONAL COMPENSATION, EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED. NO ENTRIES WILL BE RETURNED. ALL ENTRIES BECOME THE PROPERTY OF SPONSOR. DISPUTES: EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS, AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTEST, OR ANY PRIZES AWARDED, SHALL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORTING TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION, PURSUANT TO ARBITRATION CONDUCTED UNDER THE COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION, TO TAKE PLACE IN MINNESOTA; (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; AND (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, 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 ENTRANT AND SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST, SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA , WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OR CONFLICT OF LAW, RULES OR PROVISIONS (WHETHER OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION) THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF THE LAWS OF ANY JURISDICTION OTHER THAN THE STATE OF MINNESOTA. Contest Results and Official Rules: To obtain the identity of the Prize Winners and/or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to, Caribou Coffee Company, Inc., ATTN: MARKETING, 3900 Lakebreeze Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55429.