GOLD STANDARD ZONE 2018 SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW AND OUTSIDE THE FORTY-EIGHT (48) CONTIGUOUS UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS, REGULATIONS, AND ORDINANCES.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH BEATS BY DRE® OR APPLE, INC.

  1. ELIGIBILITY: The Gold Standard Zone 2018 Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal U.S. residents of the contiguous 48 states and D.C. who are 21 years old or older as of the date of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of Sponsor or any of its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives, consultants, contractors, legal counsel, advertising, public relations, promotional, fulfillment, and marketing agencies, web site providers, web masters, and members of their immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings and children, regardless of where they live) and those living in the same household are not eligible to enter or win. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of winners. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and to Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
  2. SPONSOR: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Inc. d/b/a Optimum Nutrition, Inc., 3500 Lacey Road, Suite 1200, Downers Grove, IL 60515.
  3. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: Sweepstakes begins on May 1, 2018 at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on December 31, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.
  4. HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, go to https://goldstandardzone.com/ (the “Website”) and follow the on-screen instructions to enter the unique code found on hangtags or stickers on specially-marked containers of GOLD STANDARD 100% WHEY™, GOLD STANDARD 100% CASEIN™, GOLD STANDARD 100% PLANT™, GOLD STANDARD PRE-WORKOUT™ and GOLD STANDARD BCAA™, along with your name, age, home address, telephone number and email address. Upon completion of the registration form and submission of the unique code, you will automatically be entered with one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes. To receive a free entry, you may also enter by sending a 3x5 card with your name, age, home address, telephone number and email address to: Optimum Nutrition, Inc, Attn: Consumer Affairs, 3500 Lacey Road, Suite 1200, Downers Grove, IL 60515. Limit one (1) entry per stamped outer envelope. All requests for free entries must be received by December 31, 2018. You must provide all required information to be eligible to enter and win. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Normal postage, internet access, phone, and usage charges imposed by your online or phone service may apply. LIMIT TEN (10) ENTRIES PER PERSON, REGARDLESS OF METHOD OF ENTRY. ADDITIONAL ENTRIES WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. Automated or bulk entries or entries submitted by third parties will be disqualified. No copies, facsimiles, or mechanical reproductions of the registration form will be accepted. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of plays and/or entries by using multiple and/or different identities, registrations, email addresses, logins, or any other methods will void that participant’s plays and/or entries, and that participant may be disqualified at Sponsor’s discretion. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. In the event of a dispute as to any registration or play, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register will be deemed to be the registrant or player. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder to the Sponsor or forfeit the prize. Entries specifying an invalid, non-working, or inactive email address will be disqualified and ineligible to win. You must complete all required information to be eligible to enter. Incomplete, illegible, corrupted, or untimely entries are void and will be disqualified

    Sponsor and Sponsor’s agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives or service providers may use entrants’ personal information submitted with entry for purposes of prize fulfillment and/or for future marketing by Sponsor, such as to notify them of a product or promotion that Sponsor thinks may be of interest. Sponsor will not sell personal information submitted with entry to outside solicitors.

  5. PRIZES:

    Runner-Up Prize Descriptions and Values: Runner-Up Prizes shall be awarded as stated in Section 5 (“Selection of Winners”) and shall consist of the following:

    RUNNER-UP PRIZES

    PRIZE DESCRIPTION

    NUMBER OR PRIZES TO BE AWARDED

    APPROXIMATE
    RETAIL VALUE (ARV)

    TOTAL ARV

    RUNNER-UP PRIZE 1

    GOLD STANDARD ZONE SHAKER CUP

    1,000

    $10

    $10,000

    RUNNER-UP PRIZE 2

    GOLD STANDARD ZONE HOODIE

    250

    $40

    $10,000

    RUNNER-UP PRIZE 3

    1-YEAR SUPPLY OF
    GOLD STANDARD 100% WHEY™

    10

    $350

    $3,500

    RUNNER-UP PRIZE 4

    BEATS BY DR. DRE® FOR GOLD STANDARD ZONE

    10

    $350

    $3,500

     

     

     

    TOTAL ARV OF ALL RUNNER UP PRIZES

    $27,000

    Grand Prize Description and Value: Three (3) Grand Prize winners will be awarded a Trip for Two to Greece with ON Athletes, dates to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Grand Prize shall include: round-trip economy airfare for two from a major commercial airport near Grand Prize winner’s residence within the contiguous 48 states and D.C. to a major commercial airport near Athens, Greece; three-star hotel accommodations (single room/double occupancy, room and tax only) for seven nights in Greece; transportation to/from the destination airport, to/from the hotel and to/from any other events or activities; two meals per day; and admission fees to events and/or activities. Airlines, airports, hotels, events, activities and/or restaurants to be selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The Total ARV of the Grand Prize is Eight Thousand Dollars ($8,000). The total ARV for all Grand Prizes is Twenty Four Thousand Dollars ($24,000). ARV of Grand Prize may vary depending on point of departure, travel dates and fare/rate fluctuations. ALL MEALS, GROUND TRANSPORTATION AND INCIDENTALS NOT DESCRIBED HEREIN AND INCURRED BY GRAND PRIZE WINNER AND HIS/HER GUEST WILL BE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER AND/OR HIS/HER GUEST. GRAND PRIZE WINNER MUST BE AVAILABLE TO TRAVEL ON DATES SPECIFIED BY SPONSOR OR RISK FORFEITING PRIZE

    Total ARV for all prizes to be awarded: Fifty One Thousand Dollars ($51,000).

  6. SELECTION OF WINNERS: On or about the dates set forth in the schedule below, Sponsor will select the name of potential winners in a random drawing from among all entries received as of the date of the drawing. The odds of winning are based on the number of eligible entries received as of the date of each respective drawing.
  7. DRAWING
    NUMBER

    DATE OF DRAWING

    RUNNER-UP
    PRIZE 1

    RUNNER-UP
    PRIZE 2

    RUNNER-UP
    PRIZE 3

    RUNNER-UP
    PRIZE 4

    GRAND PRIZE
    WINNER

    DRAWING #1

    06/30/18

    200

     

     

     

    DRAWING #2

    07/31/18

    200

    50

     

    2

     

    DRAWING #3

    08/31/18

    200

    50

     

    2

     

    DRAWING #4

    09/30/18

    200

    50

    5

    2

     

    DRAWING #5

    10/31/18

    200

    50

    5

    2

     

    DRAWING #6

    11/30/18

    50

     

    2

     

    GRAND PRIZE

    01/15/19

     

     

    3

    Potential winners will be notified via email or telephone and must respond to the notification within seventy-two (72) hours. Potential winners may be required to provide proof of eligibility as required by Sponsor and Grand Prize winners will be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and, where permitted by law, publicity release within seven (7) days from the date of winner notification. If (i) the winner notification is returned as non-deliverable, (ii) a potential winner fails to respond to the winner notification within the time required, (iii) a potential winner fails to sign any requested documents within seven (7) days, (iv) a potential winner fails to abide by these Official Rules, or (v) a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the potential winner will be deemed to have forfeited the prize, and an alternate potential winner may be selected as by random selection from all eligible entries received. A maximum of two (2) alternate winners will be selected, after which any remaining prizes will remain unawarded.

    ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE PROMOTION. AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE.

  8. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: Limit one (1) prize per person, per household. Any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes and all fees and expenses related to acceptance and use of prize not specifically stated herein, including but not limited to, change of air travel fees, ground transportation, automobile insurance, meals, incidentals, passenger tariffs or duties, surcharges, services charges, facility charges, personal charges at lodging, security fees and/or other expenses, are the responsibility solely of winner. Prize cannot be substituted, assigned, transferred, or redeemed for cash; however, Sponsor reserves the right to make equivalent prize substitutions at its sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes or components of a prize(s). Prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer. Only the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules is available to be won in the Sweepstakes. If, by reason of a print or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these Official Rules, an alternate winner will be selected in accordance with the winner selection method described above from among all eligible claimants making purportedly valid claims to award the advertised number of prizes available.

    Certain travel restrictions may apply. GRAND PRIZE WINNER AND/OR GUEST MUST BE AVAILABLE TO TRAVEL ON DATES SPECIFIED BY SPONSOR OR RISK FORFEITING PRIZE. Winner’s travel companion must be, at time of prize fulfillment, at least twenty-one (21) years of age. Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary. Travel must be completed by December 31, 2019. Sponsor will, in its sole discretion, determine which airport is closest to the winner’s home. Travel subject to availability and blackout dates. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent and on an airline carrier of Sponsor’s choice. If Winner elects to travel or participate in the prize travel with less than one (1) guest, no additional compensation will be awarded. Winner and guest are also responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance. No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight except at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Sweepstakes, and those set forth by Sponsor’s airline carrier of choice as detailed in the passenger ticket contract. The passenger contracts in use by the airlines or other transportation companies shall constitute the sole contracts with respect to the prize winner’s and his/her guest’s transportation and such contracts shall be solely between the prize winner, his/her guest and such transportation companies. Lost, stolen or damaged airline tickets will not be replaced or exchanged. No stopovers are permitted on tickets issued as part of the prize. If a stopover occurs, the prize travel will terminate and winner and his/her guest will be responsible for the full fare which will be charged from the stopover point for the remaining trip segment(s), including the return. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by any air carrier(s) or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same. Airline tickets issued in connection with the prize may not be eligible for frequent flyer miles or upgrades. Winner and guest must comply with all hotel check-in requirements, including, but not limited to, the presentation of a payment card. Air transportation and hotel accommodations must be taken together and cannot be taken separately.

    In the event Grand Prize winner and/or guest engages in behavior during travel that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal, or that is intended to threaten or harass any other person, or that in any way disparages or adversely affects the reputation, image, and/or customer goodwill of Sponsor or any of Sponsor’s services, products, trademarks, service marks, or logos, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the travel early, and send Grand Prize winner and/or guest home with no further obligations or compensation whatsoever to Grand Prize winner and/or guest (which may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, result in such Grand Prize winner’s disqualification from the Sweepstakes and forfeiture of any and all prizes). In the event Grand Prize winner or guest engages in behavior during travel that (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) is illegal, tortious, or subjects Grand Prize winner or guest to arrest or detention, Sponsor shall have no obligation to pay any damages, fees, fines, judgments or other costs or expenses of any kind whatsoever incurred by Grand Prize winner or guest as a result of such conduct. SPONSOR SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DAMAGES OR EXPENSES RESULTING FROM OR ARISING OUT OF ANY TRAVEL RELATED TO THE PRIZE OR ANY OTHER ASPECT OF PRIZE WINNER’S OR GUEST’S ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF THE PRIZE.

  9. GENERAL CONDITIONS: This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and to Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.

    Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prizes. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, stolen, misdirected, or illegible entries; lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections, garbled transmissions or miscommunications, computer or software malfunctions or damage to a user’s computer equipment (software or hardware); technical failures; or other errors or malfunctions of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, or otherwise. Submission of entry will not be deemed proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

    WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW, AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be attempting to tamper with or undermine the entry process, the Website, and/or the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes; to violate the Official Rules; or to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, void any suspect entries and (a) cancel or terminate the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof); (b) modify the Sweepstakes or suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; and/or (c) award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment.

  10. PUBLICITY; LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND RELEASES: BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT SPONSOR, APPLE, INC., BEATS ELECTRONICS, LLC AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, REPRESENTATIVES, CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS, LEGAL COUNSEL, ADVERTISING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, PROMOTIONAL, FULFILLMENT AND MARKETING, WEBSITE PROVIDERS, WEB MASTERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS (THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR, AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS BY ENTRANTS AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR PROPERTY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE, OR USE OF THE PRIZE, ENTRY, OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES RELATED ACTIVITY, OR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR INVASION OF PRIVACY, OR MERCHANDISE DELIVERY. THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IF ANY PRIZE CANNOT BE AWARDED DUE TO CANCELLATIONS, DELAYS, OR INTERRUPTIONS DUE TO ACTS OF GOD, ACTS OF WAR, NATURAL DISASTERS, WEATHER, OR TERRORISM. BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT THE RELEASED PARTIES WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INJURIES, DAMAGES, OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, OR TO PROPERTY ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO AND USE OF ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SUCH SITE.

    EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES CONSTITUTES WINNER’S GRANT TO SPONSOR (WHICH GRANT WILL BE CONFIRMED IN WRITING ON REQUEST OF SPONSOR), AND THE RELEASED PARTIES THE RIGHT AND PERMISSION TO PRINT, PUBLISH, BROADCAST, AND USE, WORLD WIDE IN ANY MEDIA NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVELOPED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WORLD WIDE WEB, AT ANY TIME OR TIMES, THE WINNER’S ENTRY, NAME, PORTRAIT, PICTURE, VOICE, LIKENESS, OPINIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO HOMETOWN AND STATE) FOR ADVERTISING, TRADE, AND PROMOTIONAL PURPOSES (INCLUDING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF HIS OR HER NAME ON TELEVISION OR RADIO BROADCAST) WITHOUT ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATION, COMPENSATION, PERMISSION, OR NOTIFICATION.

    WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING THE WEBSITE AND ALL PRIZES, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY. CHECK LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

  11. DISPUTES. Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois or the appropriate State Court located in DuPage County, Illinois; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, 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, 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 the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Illinois or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Illinois.
  12. PRIVACY: Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at https://www.optimumnutrition.com/en-us/privacy-policy. Sponsor and Sponsor’s agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, representatives or service providers may use entrants’ personal information submitted with entry for purposes of prize fulfillment and/or for future marketing by Sponsor, such as to notify them of a product or promotion that Sponsor thinks may be of interest.
  13. OFFICIAL RULES AND WINNERS LIST: For a copy of the Official Rules, visit https://goldstandardzone.com/sweeps or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Optimum Nutrition, Inc., Attn: Consumer Affairs, 3500 Lacey Road, Suite 1200, Downers Grove, IL 60515. For a list of winners available after January 31, 2019, email [email protected] with the subject line “Gold Standard Zone 2018 Sweepstakes – Winners List Request” or send a request in a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Optimum Nutrition, Inc., Attn: Consumer Affairs, 3500 Lacey Road, Suite 1200, Downers Grove, IL 60515. Vermont residents may exclude return postage on requests for Official Rules and/or Winners Lists.

Copyright ©2018 Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Inc. Any questions, comments or complaints should be directed to Sponsor.  All third party trademarks, service marks and trade names are the property of their respective owners and do not reflect endorsement or sponsorship of this Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is not sponsored, administered, endorsed by, nor is it associated with, Apple, Inc. or Beats Electronics, LLC.  All rights reserved.