Thomas' Dream What’s Possible Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
TIMING: Thomas'® Dream What’s Possible Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) starts on April 3, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on May 26, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. ET (“Promotion Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: Promotion is open to legal residents of fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are either (i) U.S. citizens or permanent residents 18 years of age or older as of date of entry and currently enrolled at a college or university or enrolled in a similar educational program; or (ii) a U.S. citizen or permanent resident at least 18 years old and a parent or legal guardian of a child between 5-17 years of age. Employees of Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Vault Communications, their respective subsidiaries, distributors, affiliates, promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period, visit DreamWhatsPossible.com (the “Website”) and follow the directions provided to complete and submit the online entry form to receive one (1) entry Entries must be received by May 26, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. ET in order to be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per person, per day only using only one (1) email address for the duration of the Promotion Period. Multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address in excess of the limitation stated above will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are void. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
RANDOM DRAWING: Ten (10) potential winners will be selected on or about June 5, 2023 in a random drawing from all eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period. Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Promotion. Potential winners will be notified by mail, phone, and/or e-mail and will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within five (5) days from date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected for the applicable prize. Additionally, if a potential winner does not already have a college savings plan established for their benefit, or the benefit of their child or legal ward specified within their entry (as applicable) at time of prize acceptance, potential winner will be required to open a 529 plan for themselves or their child or legal ward (as applicable) within 45 days from date of prize acceptance. Failure to open (or make available) the 529 plan within the specified timeframe may result in forfeiture of the prize and Sponsor will have no further obligation to potential winner.
GRAND PRIZES (10): Each winner will receive a $10,000 scholarship for winner or winner’s child/legal ward, awarded to a 529 account or college savings account set up by winner in their name or the name of their child or legal ward (as applicable). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each prize: $10,000.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: Each scholarship prize will be awarded in one lump sum payment, to a qualified 529 account or college savings account established for the benefit of the winner or their child or legal ward. As specified above, the qualified 529 account or college savings account must be made available to Sponsor within 45 days of prize acceptance. Checks will be payable directly to the applicable 529 account or college savings account. Winners may not be able to make a withdrawal of any kind for up to one (1) year from date 529 accounts are opened (if applicable). Annual 529 account maintenance fee(s) may apply. Non-qualified educational withdrawals may be taxed and an additional penalty may apply. Winners should check with a tax advisor for additional information. All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of each winner. Prizes will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Total ARV of all prizes awarded: $100,000.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Promotion; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Vault Communications, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or any Promotion-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize; and (c) to the use of his/her name, voice, performance, photograph, caption, entry, and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use. By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Promotion without the prior consent of the Sponsor, which it may withhold in its sole discretion.
MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled entries, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing entries, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Promotion-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Promotion or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Promotion or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the Promotion be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised for any reason, including virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Promotion (or portion thereof) and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received prior to action taken. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE PROMOTION PLATFORM OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Promotion, participant (or participant’s parent or legal guardian, if a minor) agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office nearest the participant; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Promotion), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, USA.
REQUEST FOR WINNER’S NAMES: For the names of the winners (available after June 10, 2023) send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope by July 10, 2023, to: Thomas'® Dream What’s Possible Sweepstakes Winners, 255 Business Center Dr., Horsham, PA 19044.
SPONSOR: Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., 255 Business Center Dr., Horsham, PA 19044.