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SMITHFIELD “FREE BACON FOR A YEAR” SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

ELIGIBILITY:  The Smithfield “Free Bacon For A year” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of Virginia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household (whether or not related), of Smithfield Foods, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and its promotional agency Signature Sports are not eligible to participate or win a prize. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Void outside of Virginia and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule, or regulation.

HOW TO ENTER: The Sweepstakes entry period begins at 12:00:00 AM ET on November 27, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on November 27, 2021 (“Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device. During the Entry Period, visit www.smithfield.com/commonwealthclash and follow the directions to complete and submit an entry form in its entirety to receive one (1) entry. Limit one (1) entry per person during the Entry Period. No other method of entry will be accepted.  Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void.

RANDOM DRAWING; ODDS:On or about November 29, 2021 (“Drawing Date”), one Grand Prize winner and four (4) First Prize winners will be selected by random drawing from among all eligible entries received. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared the official winner of the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. 

PRIZES:  One (1) Grand Prize and Four (4) First Prizes Will Be Awarded.  Each First Prize winner will receive one (1) coupon book with a total of 52 coupons (one coupon per week) for free Smithfield® bacon for a year, with a maximum retail value of $8 per coupon (“Coupon Book”). The Grand Prize winner will receive the foregoing Smithfield® bacon for a year Coupon Book, plus two (2) courtside tickets to a University of Virginia vs. Virginia Tech basketball game for the 2021-2022 season played in winner’s choice of either Blacksburg, VA or Charlottesville, VA (“Game Tickets”). Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Coupon Book: $416. ARV for Game Tickets: $300-$666 depending on game selected by Grand Prize winner. Total ARV of all prizes $2,380-$2,746 depending on game selected by Grand Prize winner.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable taxes (including income and withholding taxes) and will receive a Form 1099 for total prizes valued at $600 or greater.  All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use which are not specifically included in the prize description above are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prizes are non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize (or any portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. Coupon terms and conditions apply, including, without limitation, expiration dates. Game Tickets are subject to event terms and conditions and may not be resold, offered for resale, transferred, or used for any commercial or promotional purposes whatsoever. Other restrictions may apply. Sponsor is not responsible if the game is canceled, delayed, or rescheduled for any reason. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.

NOTIFICATION:The potential winner(s) will be notified at the email address provided at the time of entry (the “Prize Notification”).  In the event that any potential winner does not respond to Prize Notification within three (3) days of the date of issuance or declines the prize for any reason, a disqualification will result, the prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries. The potential winner(s) may be required to execute, have notarized, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, a Release of Publicity, within five (5) days of the date of issuance. Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return any required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules, the return of Prize Notification or of the prize (or any portion thereof) as non-deliverable may result in the potential winner’s disqualification and prize forfeiture and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential winner to be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries.

Sponsor’s privacy policy located at https://www.smithfieldfoods.com/privacy-policy shall govern the collection and use of all personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes. If you are selected as a winner, your name may also be included in a publicly available list of winners.

WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE:  By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to (a) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (b) waive any and all claims against Sponsor, Signature Sports,  and their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, and representatives (collectively, “Released Parties”) for any injury, damage, or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participation in the Sweepstakes, receipt or use of the prize (or any portion thereof), or activity related thereto.  By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by Sponsor by telephone, email, and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. The winner, by acceptance of the prize, grants to Sponsor and its designees the right to publicize his/her name, city and state/territory/province of residence, prize information, photograph, voice, statements, and/or other likeness for advertising, promotional, trade, and any other purpose, in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due, or garbled entries, transmissions, email, or mail; lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections; availability, accessibility, miscommunications, or failures of computer, satellite, telephone, cable, or wireless transmissions or lines; computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or difficulties; wireless service congestion; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines, telephone systems, wireless towers, or cellular tower equipment; any error, omission, interruption, defect, or delay in wireless or other transmission, processing, or communication; printing, typographical, or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements, or other materials; or any other errors, problems, or difficulties of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic, or other, relating to the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with administration of the Sweepstakes, processing of entries, announcement of the winner, or any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users (e.g., hacking) or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrant’s or to any other person’s computer and/or wireless device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the Sweepstakes website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website; attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices; intend to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant or any representative of Sponsor, or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion.  Released Parties (a) make no warranty, guaranty, or representation of any kind concerning the prize (or any portion thereof) and (b) disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, extend, or cancel the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) in the event Sponsor is prevented from executing the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond Sponsor’s control, including but not limited to: fire; flood; earthquake; explosion; public health epidemic or crisis; labor dispute or strike; act of God or public enemy; network or equipment failure; riot or civil disturbance; terrorist threat or activity; war (declared or undeclared); court order; or federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation. Sponsor also reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, extend, or cancel the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes or events corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper operation of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify the winner and award the prize by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of cancellation. Sponsor also reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT AND SPONSOR, PDL, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

Entries generated by a script, macro, or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry, provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The “Authorized Account Holder” is the natural person to whom the applicable ISP or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the submitted email address for the domain associated with such email address.

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the Commonwealth of Virginia or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Virginia. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

WINNERS LIST: For the winners’ names, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received no later than ninety (90) days after the Drawing Date to: Commonwealth Clash Smithfield Free Bacon for a Year Sweepstakes Winners List, 111 Commerce St. Attn: Marketing / Events Dept. Smithfield, VA 23430. 

SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Smithfield Foods, Inc., 200 Commerce St., Smithfield, VA 23430.

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