BIGELOW TEA / MARKET BASKET FOXBORO GAME DAY EXPERIENCE 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 Foxboro Game Day
Experience Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) may be entered online at
www.bigelowtea.com/basket.aspx (“Website”); and via text message. Sweepstakes begins on
9/26/2021 at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) and ends on 10/31/2021 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., 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. 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 10/31/2021 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
11/2/2021 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: Three (3) Grand Prizes Each
Grand Prize winner will receive a Foxboro Game Day Experience consisting of two (2) tickets
for the winner and one (1) guest to attend a 2021-2022 regular season professional football
game in Foxboro, MA; and a Bigelow Tea Chest (each a “Grand Prize”). ARV of Grand Prize
is $350 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. Specific scheduled game
selected for the Grand Prize and seat locations at the game shall be determined in the sole
discretion of Sponsor. Winner’s guest must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of
residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age), unless accompanied by a parent or legal
guardian. Game date may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets
awarded as part of any prize will govern in the event a legal game, as defined by the
professional football home team in Foxboro, MA, is not played due to weather conditions, an
act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance, health and/or safety concerns or any other
reason. Each winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all applicable venue regulations in
connection with the prize. Sponsor and the applicable game venue personnel reserve the right
to remove or to deny entry to any winner and/or his/her guest who engage(s) in a non-
sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any
other person at the game, event or exhibition. Promotion Entities will not be responsible for
health and safety conditions, weather conditions, Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil
disturbances, work stoppage, epidemics or pandemics, or any other natural disaster outside
their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any prize related game or
event. In the event the scheduled game is cancelled or postponed for any reason outside the
control of the Sponsor, Sponsor will awarded each Grand Prize winner custom memorabilia of
the professional football home team from Foxboro, MA in lieu of the Foxboro Game Day
Experience (ARV $350 each winner). Game related tickets awarded as part of any prize are
subject to venue restrictions, other terms and conditions as indicated thereon and may not be
resold or offered for resale. Any such resale may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture
without compensation of any kind. Any such resale may result in disqualification and prize
forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game. 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 a coupon for one (1) box of Bigelow tea, two (2) tea bag sampler cards, one
(1) Bigelow Tea Shirt, one (1) Constant Comment Pen, and one (1) Bigelow Tea Cup Stress
Ball (each a “First Prize”). ARV of First Prize $50 ea. winner. Gift cards are subject to the
terms and conditions associated with their use. Total ARV of all prizes $2,300.00. 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
12/20/2021 to: Bigelow Tea / Market Basket Foxboro Game Day Experience Sweepstakes,
Attn: Winner’s List, P.O. Box 930175, Wixom, MI 48393-0175. Winner’s list to be available
after 11/20/2021.
10. SPONSOR: R.C. Bigelow, Inc., 201 Black Rock Turnpike, Fairfield, CT 06825.