Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not increase your chance of winning.


Eligibility. The Drive Social Media 2021 Spin to Win Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open to citizens and legal permanent residents of the United States including the District of Columbia who are at least 21 years of age at the time of entry. The Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, any prize provider(s), and each of their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, wholesale distributors, and individual retail licensees, as well as the immediate family and household members of each of the aforementioned, are ineligible to participant in the Sweepstakes.  Individuals under the age of 21 are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes.  


Sponsor. Drive Social Media, LLC, 906 Olive Street, Suite 700, St. Louis, Missouri 63101.


Agreement to Official Rules. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to and accept these Official Rules (the “Official Rules”) and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.

Timing. Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on September 1, 2021 and ends at 6:00 PM PT on September 2, 2021 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).  Sponsor’s servers and clock shall serve as the official clock for the Sweepstakes and participants’ proof of submission does not constitute proof of receipt by Sponsor. 

How to Enter. There is one way to enter. Qualified individuals must perform each of the following steps in order to be deemed to have entered the Sweepstakes:


  1. During the Sweepstakes Period, visit the Sponsor’s booth at the 2021 Multi-Unit Franchising Conference (the “Booth”).
  2. Use your smart phone or other web-enabled device with data plan to scan the Sweepstakes quick response (“QR”) code at the Booth. You will be directed to a mobile Web page at https://drivesocialnow.com/mufc-convention-2021 where you will complete and submit a short form (the “Online Form”) with basic information, including for example, e-mail and mobile phone number, first and last name, Franchise concept, and zip code and check a box acknowledging that you are at least 21 years of age and another box confirming that you have read and accept the Official Rules. To scan a QR code, you must have a smart phone or other web-enabled device with a camera feature and QR scanner application and may incur message or data charges from your wireless service provider for each message sent and received. If you do not have a QR reader already installed on your phone, type “QR reader” in your mobile device’s application store search field to find available QR readers for your smart phone or other web-enabled device. You will receive a response which will contain a link to download a QR reader for your specific device. Check with your wireless service provider for details on these and other applicable charges. Participants are solely responsible for any such wireless charges. Not all wireless carriers participate.
  3. Pull and release the lever on the three (3) reeled slot machine located at the Booth and “win” by revealing three (3) identical images, symbols or icons. Limit one spin per person.  


In the event entrant “wins” on the slot machine and timely completes the other above steps, one entry (“Entry”) into the Sweepstakes will be provided to the entrant. 


No other methods of entry are acceptable. Limit one Entry per person. Entries will not be returned or acknowledged. No mechanically reproduced or photocopied mailed Entries permitted. Sponsor and each of its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensors, licensees, contractors, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives, retailers, advertising or promotion agencies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Releasees”) are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, incomplete, postage due, misdirected, unintelligible, returned, or undelivered Entries or mail, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of Entries, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections availability, accessibility or traffic congestion, miscommunications, failed computer, network, telephone, satellite or cable hard ware or software or lines, or technical failure, or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network.


Prize/Value/Odds.  One (1) prize will be awarded during the Sweepstakes.  The prize will consist of a trip to Cancun, Mexico, for two (2) individuals, including:  


(a) two (2) round trip coach class airfare selected by Sponsor for prize winner and one (1) guest between the major commercial airport closest to prize winner’s residence (as determined by Sponsor) and Cancun; and 


(b) five (5) day, four (4) night standard hotel accommodation at a hotel or resort selected by Sponsor (standard room, double occupancy) in Cancun.  Winner must communicate preferred dates for the trip to Sponsor by December 1st, 2021, and the trip must occur by June 1st, 2022.

The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the prize is $5,000.00.  

Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible Entries received.


Prize Conditions. Winner is solely responsible for any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes).  All expenses relating to acceptance and use of prize that are not explicitly listed herein as being awarded, including but not limited to other travel expenses, transportation to/from airports and hotel/resort, meals, hotel incidentals, parking and payment of taxes, are the sole responsibility of the winner. The Sponsor (or a party acting on its behalf) must report the value of the prize to the IRS in the year the prize is received by the winner and will be reported to the winner and the IRS in the form of a Form 1099.

All elements of the prize must be used during the same trip and must be used before June 1st, 2022.  Prize redemption must be booked at least ninety (90) days prior to departure. Trip subject to availability and blackout dates. 

Travel is subject to capacity controls, availability, weather, seasonal influences, and certain other restrictions, including any travel restrictions imposed in connection with COVID-19, all of which are subject to change.  Releasees are not responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions, or any act or omission whatsoever with respect to the prize.  Releasees are not responsible for any mechanical difficulties or failure connected with the prize, or any act or omission whatsoever.  No refund or compensation will be made in the event of the cancellation or delay of any flight.  

Winner and his/her guest will be required to travel on identical itineraries including the same departure date and return date.  Air transportation and hotel accommodations must be taken together and cannot be taken separately.  Guest must stay in the same hotel room as winner.  

Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen tickets (including any event tickets or admission passes), travel vouchers or certificates or similar items once they are in the prize winner’s possession or in the possession of the guest.

Travel must be roundtrip.  Sponsor will determine flight itinerary in its sole discretion.  No changes will be made to travel details once any element(s) of the travel arrangements have been booked, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Airline tickets issued in conjunction with the prize are not eligible for upgrades, frequent flyer miles or any other benefit.

Winner and his/her guest are solely responsible for obtaining any desired or necessary travel documents (including government-issued photo identification, passports).  Winner and his/her guest hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance for any part of the prize.

It is the responsibility of the winner and his/her guest to arrive at the designated gateway airport(s) in time for each flight that is part of the prize. Travel is subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Official Rules and those set forth by Sponsor’s travel prize supplier.

If the prize winner elects to travel or partake in the prize with no guest, no additional compensation will be awarded to the winner.  No division or substitution will be permitted.  Additional terms, conditions and restrictions of prize providers may apply.  Winner and his/her guest are required to comply with all applicable policies, conditions and restrictions.

The prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions or substitutions.  Further, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize or any portion thereof with prizes of equal or greater value.  Actual value of prize may vary.  Winner will not receive difference between actual and approximate retail value.

No more than the above-stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming, or administrative errors or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes to the stated number of winners by a random drawing among all legitimate, eligible prize claims.

Sponsor is not responsible for damage to a prize element or loss of a prize element after the prize has been claimed. 


Travel Safety Warning.

Due to the fact that travel and tourism are constantly in a state of flux, the winner shall consult the U.S. State Department’s website at travel.gov for the latest information concerning traveler safety, security, and health advisories. Winner and his/her guest are responsible for checking the travel and entry protocols for the destination that they are travelling to before they depart and ensuring that they fully understand and comply with any such protocols. For example, for some destinations, may require obtaining a negative PCR COVID-19 test a certain number of days before and on return travel. Please visit the travel.gov website before travel and check the official Government website for the country you are visiting. The Sponsor shall not be responsible for any additional costs incurred for any required test or any other pre-travel or post travel requirements.


The winner can find updated information on COVID-19 on the Center for Disease Control’s website. The winner and his/her guest acknowledge and agree that they are fully aware of the contagious nature and effects of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume that risk and responsibility and further agree that they will release, indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees against any claims and/or damages whatsoever, including legal fees relating to any infection, transmission, health condition influenced or otherwise impacted or complicated by COVID-19.


Winner Selection. On or about September 7th, 2021, one (1) potential winner will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. 


The decisions of Sponsor will be final as to all matters, including, but not limited to, whether Entries are received timely, whether Entries are eligible, or whether an entrant should be disqualified.




Winner Notification. The potential winner will be notified via telephone or email on or about September 7th, 2021. Potential winner must respond to prize notification within seven (7) days. The potential winner may be required to complete, sign, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (except where prohibited by law) Publicity Release, (collectively the “Release Documents”) within seven (7) days of receipt. In the event of noncompliance within the stated response times, potential winner may be disqualified and prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected as set forth below. Any prize notification or prize returned to the Sponsor or its agents as undeliverable will result in disqualification and the awarding of that prize to an alternate winner as set forth below. If a potential winner cannot be reached, does not complete, sign and return the Release Documents by the designated time, fails to respond to any communications from Sponsor within seven (7) days, or is for any other reason deemed to be disqualified or ineligible, then that potential winner may forfeit the prize and his or her potential winning Entry will be removed from the remaining eligible Entries, after which another potential winner will be selected from among all eligible Entries received in the manner described in the “Winner Selection” section of the Official Rules. 


If, for any reason, an Entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another Sweepstakes Entry, if it is possible. If the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, is discontinued for any reason, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any prize offered herein. 


General Terms & Conditions. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants represent and warrant that their Entry is an original work of authorship of the submitting entrant and/or are owned solely by the submitting entrant and do not infringe the rights of any third party. By entering the Sweepstakes or accepting or using any prize, entrants and any other individuals included in an Entry (and if such individuals are considered minors in their state of residence, their parent and/or legal guardian) hereby waive and release, and agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, the Releasees, from and against any losses, damages, rights, claim, or cause of action of any kind arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the Sweepstakes or resulting directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize awarded in connection with the Sweepstakes, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, or any combination of the foregoing. 


By entering the Sweepstakes, as set forth herein, entrants grant Sponsor the irrevocable right and permission to use, separately or together, their name, voice, statements, photograph, likeness, recorded performance and/or biographical information, in whole or in part, on the internet and in all media now known or hereinafter developed, in perpetuity throughout the world, for all purposes, including, without limitation, the purposes described in the Official Rules and for general promotional and advertising purposes, without further permission or compensation., without restriction as to alteration, without notice to entrant, and without entrant’s consent, review, or approval, where permitted by law. Furthermore, by entering, entrants represent and warrant that they are the parent or legal guardian of any and all minors appearing in or referenced in their Entry (each a “Minor Participant”) and hereby grant Sponsor the aforementioned rights and permissions with respect to Minor Participant. 


By entering, entrants grant a perpetual, royalty-free and worldwide license to Sponsor of all intellectual property rights in their Entry. Pursuant to the license granted herein, entrants agree that Sponsor shall have the right to use, edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, promote, display, distribute, perform, assign and otherwise use Entries in any way they see fit without compensation to entrants. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation required for Sponsor or their respective designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use their Entries. Acceptance of the prize offered constitutes permission from the winner for taking and use of video and photographs of the winner and his or her guests and the use by the Sponsor of such video and photographs as well as the winner’s name, voice, biographical information and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and promotion without further compensation in all media now known or hereafter discovered worldwide and on the World Wide Web without notice or review or approval, where permitted by law. 


Entrants agree that the rights granted to Sponsor in the Official Rules are without compensation or attribution of any kind. Entrants and Entries that fail to comply with any of the provisions of the Official Rules will be disqualified.


Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes, act in violation of the Official Rules, or act in any manner to threaten or abuse or harass any person, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified. Releasees are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information whether caused by Internet users, tampering, hacking, or by any of the programming or equipment associated with or used in this Sweepstakes, and assumes no responsibility for any errors, omission, deletion, interruption or delay in operation or transmission or communication line failure, theft or destruction. Any use of robotic, macro, automatic, programmed or like entry methods will void all such Entries, and may subject that entrant to disqualification. Releasees are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or any other person’s computer or property related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Sweepstakes, or submission of Entries, the Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend, modify, or terminate the Sweepstakes, and randomly select the winners from valid Entries received prior to the action taken, or otherwise as may be deemed fair and equitable by the Sponsor. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of the Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 


As a condition of entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees that: (1) under no circumstances will the entrant be entitled or permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant expressly waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, and consequential damages, and any other damages, other than actual, out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased; (2) any and all disputes, claims, causes of action, and liability arising out of or connected in any way with this Sweepstakes shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by litigation conducted in United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, or any state court located in the City of St. Louis, Missouri; and (3) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event shall attorneys’ fees be recoverable by any party.


In the event of a dispute regarding Entries received from multiple entrants, the Entry will be deemed to be entered by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account included in the Online Form portion of the Entry in question. The authorized account holder shall be defined as the natural person to whom the applicable e-mail address has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. 


All information submitted by entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy accessible at: https://drivesocialnow.com/privacy-policy/.


Rules Request and Winner List. To obtain a copy of these Official Rules or the name of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope requesting the same to: “2021 Spin to Win Sweepstakes”, Drive Social Media, LLC, 906 Olive Street, Suite 700, St. Louis, Missouri 63101. All requests must be received by October 31st, 2021.


This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted.

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