BIGELOW TEA / MARKET BASKET RED SOX PATRIOTS DAY GAME SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR
CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. PROMOTION DESCRIPTION. The Bigelow Tea / Market Basket Red Sox Patriots Day
Game Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) may be entered online at www.bigelowtea.com/
basket.aspx (“Website”); and via text message. Sweepstakes begins on 1/26/2022 at 12:00:00
a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on 2/26/2022 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET.
2. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents residing in Connecticut, New
Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont who are eighteen (18) years of
age or older at the time of entry. Employees of R.C. Bigelow, Inc., DeMoulas Market Basket,
Inc., the MLB Entities (defined below), each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, partners,
advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, "Promotion Entities") and their immediate
family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to
participate. The “MLB Entities” shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball
(“BOC”), its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P.
(“MLB”), Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., The MLB Network, LLC, the Major League
Baseball Clubs (“Clubs”), each of their parent, subsidiary, affiliated and related entities, any
entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the
Clubs or the BOC and the owners, general and limited partners, shareholders, directors,
officers, employees and agents of the foregoing entities. Void outside of Connecticut, New
Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont and where prohibited or restricted
by law, rule or regulation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
3. HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes as follows:
A) TO ENTER VIA ONLINE: Go online to www.bigelowtea.com/basket.aspx and follow the
instructions to complete your entry into the Sweepstakes.
B) TO ENTER VIA TEXT MESSAGE: Submit a text message containing the keyword
BASKET” to 844-301-0131 (the "Long Code") from your wireless device. In order to
submit an entry by text message, entrant must (i) have a plan with a wireless carrier that
includes a text messaging service; and (ii) use a wireless device that is capable of two-way
text messaging. By sending a text message to enter, you signify that you understand that
Sponsor will send a reply text message using an automatic dialing device to the phone
number associated with the wireless mobile device you used to enter confirming your entry
into the Sweepstakes and your consent to receive that message. You also consent to being
notified via text message to the phone number associated with the wireless mobile device
you used to enter if you are selected as a winner. If you do not want to receive any such
text messages, then you should enter the Sweepstakes using the entry method described in
rule #3A. YOU MAY BE CHARGED A FEE FOR MESSAGE TRANSMISSION AND
DELIVERY BY YOUR CELLULAR NETWORK CARRIER. If you opt to enter via your
wireless mobile device (which is not required to enter the Sweepstakes and may only be
available via participating wireless carriers), standard text messaging and/or data rates
may apply for each message sent or received from your handset according to the terms
and conditions of your service agreement with your wireless carrier. Other charges may
apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges) and may appear on your mobile phone
bill or be deducted from your prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers' rate plans may
vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for more information on messaging rate
plans and charges relating to your participation in this Sweepstakes. The text messaging
method of entry is designed to work with most of the U.S. major wireless carriers in the
United States, but Sponsor makes no guarantee that any particular wireless service provider
will participate, and the mobile phone that is used must be capable of sending and receiving
text messages. Check with your carrier for details. Entrants should check their phone’s
features to see if they have that capability. Mobile device service may not be available in all
areas. Check your phone’s capabilities for specific instructions. Sponsor in its sole discretion
may add or delete a cellular carrier at any time, without notice. Proof of text messaging the
Keyword to the Long Code is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of
such Sweepstakes entry. Text entries must be completed by 2/26/2022 at 11:59:59 PM
(ET). Text STOP to cancel. Sponsor will send you a text message confirming that you have
been unsubscribed and you will not receive any additional messages unless you re-register
on our Website. Text HELP for help. BY ENTERING VIA TEXT MESSAGE, YOU ARE
PROVIDING CONSENT TO BE CONTACTED VIA TEXT MESSAGE IN THE EVENT YOU
ARE RANDOMLY SELECTED AS A POTENTIAL WINNER.
Limit one (1) Sweepstakes entry per person, per Day - regardless of method of entry
("Maximum Number"). For purposes of these Official Rules, a “Day” is defined as any twenty-
four (24) period beginning at 12:00:00 AM (ET) and ending at 11:59:59 PM (ET). Sponsor is
not responsible for any change of mailing address, telephone number, and/or email address of
entrants. In the event of a dispute over the identity of an entrant in the Sweepstakes, any text
or online entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of
the wireless device (text entry) or email address (online entry) submitted at the time of entry,
provided that person meets all eligibility requirements set forth in these Official Rules.
“Authorized Account Holder” means the natural person who is assigned to a wireless device
number by a wireless service provider, Internet service provider, or other organization that is
responsible for assigning wireless device phone numbers or email addresses associated with
the submitted account. Entrants may not enter more than the Maximum Number of entries
allowed with multiple wireless device phone numbers or email addresses. Any entrant who
attempts to enter more than the Maximum Number using multiple wireless phone numbers,
multiple email addresses or under multiple identities will be disqualified from participation in the
Sweepstakes and all entries from that individual will be considered void. Potential winners may
be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the
wireless device account and/or email address associated with the winning Sweepstakes entry.
If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected Sweepstakes entry will
be deemed ineligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by
Sponsor. Only fully completed entries are eligible.
4. WINNER SELECTION: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about
2/28/2022 from among all eligible entries received from all methods combined by Sponsor or its
designee, whose decisions are final and binding. Potential winners will be contacted by
Sponsor or its designee by phone, mail and/or email. Subject to verification of eligibility and
compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared the official winners
of the Sweepstakes.
5. PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”)/ODDS: Five (5) Grand Prizes – Each Grand
Prize winner will receive a Patriots Game Day package consisting of two (2) tickets for the
winner and one (1) guest to attend the Boston Red Sox Patriots Day game scheduled for
4/18/2022 at Fenway Park in Boston, MA; and a Bigelow gift bag containing items to be
determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion (each a “Grand Prize”). ARV of Grand Prize is
$141.00 ea. winner. Transportation to/from the game and lodging is not included as part
of the prize and will be the sole responsibility of each winner. Use of any Major League
Baseball game/event/exhibition ticket is subject to the standard terms, conditions, and health
and safety policies applicable to the ticket; see redsox.com/ticketback for details. Seat
locations at the game/event/exhibition and, unless otherwise stated in the prize description,
exact game/event/exhibition date shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Each
winner’s guest(s) must be of legal age of majority in his/her(their) jurisdiction(s) of residence
unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Major League Baseball game/event/
exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the BOC and/or the
applicable Club and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets
awarded as part of the prize will govern in the event a legal game/event/exhibition, as defined
by Major League Baseball, is not played or held due to weather conditions, an act of God, an
act of terrorism, civil disturbance, or any other reason. Each winner and his/her guest(s) agree
to comply with all applicable ballpark and venue regulations in connection with the prize.
Sponsor and the MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any winner and/or
his/her guest(s) who engage in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to
annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person at the game/event/exhibition. Sponsor and
the MLB Entities will not be responsible for weather conditions; acts of God; acts of terrorism;
civil disturbances; local, state, or federal regulation, order, or policy; work stoppage; epidemic,
pandemic, or any other issue concerning public health or safety; or any other event outside of
their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball
game/event/exhibition. Major League Baseball game/event/exhibition tickets awarded as
prizes may not be resold, offered for resale, or used for any commercial or promotional purpose
whatsoever. Any such resale or commercial or promotional use may result in disqualification
and prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game/event/exhibition ticket.
Twenty-Five (25) First Prizes – Each First Prize winner will receive one (1) $25 Market Basket
Gift Card; and one (1) Bigelow gift bag containing items to be determined by Sponsor in its sole
discretion (each a “First Prize”). ARV of First Prize $50.00 ea. winner. Gift cards are subject to
the terms and conditions associated with their use. Total ARV of all prizes $1,955.00. Odds of
winning depend on total number of eligible entries received from all methods combined.
Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. All applicable federal, state, and local taxes, if any, on
prizes, and any other fees and expenses not specified associated with receipt or use of the
prize are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. Limit one (1) prize per household/address.
6. GENERAL: Potential Grand Prize winners will be required to sign and return a notarized
Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release and, where permitted by law, Publicity Release (“Winner
Documents”) within five (5) days after first delivery attempt. Guest of a Grand Prize winner (if
a minor, his/her parent or legal guardian must be the Grand Prize winner and must sign on his/
her behalf) must sign and return a Liability/Publicity Release prior to awarding of prize. If prize
notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, prize may be forfeited and awarded to an
alternate winner provided there is sufficient time remaining to award the prize (for Grand Prize).
No correspondence will be acknowledged. No cash equivalents, substitutions or transfer of any
prize permitted except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize of equal or greater
value. By entering Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Promotion
Entities and their respective related companies, parents, subsidiaries, limited liability
companies, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, assigns and their respective agents and
agencies from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation or attempt to
participate in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize. Entrants and winners (i.e.
entrants that accept a prize) release and agree to indemnify and hold the Promotion Entities
harmless against any and all claims and liability out of acceptance, possession, use or misuses
of prize, or participation in this Sweepstakes. Where applicable, winners are solely responsible
for the actions of his/her guests who accompany him/her to game. Promotion Entities will have
no liability whatsoever for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind resulting from
acceptance, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize or participation in the Sweepstakes or
any prize-related activities. Acceptance of a prize shall be construed as and signify the
winner's agreement and consent that Promotion Entities may use the winner's name,
photograph, statements, voice, likeness and/or prize information, in perpetuity, worldwide, in
any and all media now known or hereafter devised without limitation, for promotional purposes
without further consideration, review, approval or payment, unless prohibited by law. By
participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the
decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Promotion Entities are not
responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer or in administration of
the Sweepstakes. Promotion Entities (a) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any
kind concerning any Prize (or any portion thereof), and (b) disclaim any implied warranty.
7. LIMITATIONS AND RELEASES: Any attempted form of entry into the Sweepstakes, other than
the entry methods stated in rule #3, is prohibited. Promotion Entities are not responsible for
lost, late, mutilated 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, software, electronic, network, telephone or other
communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, errors in transmission, lost or
unavailable network connections, telephone connections, wireless device connections, web
site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete
or inaccurate capture or entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled,
jumbled or delayed transmissions which may limit or restrict an participant’s ability to enter the
Sweepstakes, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s phone, or
other matter relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any
materials in the Sweepstakes. If for any reason any method of entry in 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 disqualify
any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend
the Sweepstakes; and award the prizes via random drawing from among all eligible non-
suspect entries received up to the action taken by the Sponsor provided a sufficient number of
eligible entries have been received. Caution: Any attempt 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 reserves the right to seek damages from
any person responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent of the law.
8. PRIVACY: By entering this Sweepstakes you agree to Sponsor’s use and dissemination of your
personal information in a manner consistent with its privacy policy, located at https://
www.bigelowtea.com/Privacy-and-Security.
9. WINNER’S LIST: For names of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by
4/20/2022 to: Bigelow Tea / Market Basket Red Sox Patriots Day Game Sweepstakes, Attn:
Winner’s List, P.O. Box 930175, Wixom, MI 48393-0175. Winner’s list to be available after
3/20/2022.
10.SPONSOR: R.C. Bigelow, Inc., 201 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06825.