World’s Best Cat Litter™ The Litter Bit Amazing Game Sweepstakes

Official Rules


NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.


1. Eligibility

World’s Best Cat Litter™ The Litter Bit Amazing Game Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (and the District of Columbia) who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Kent Pet Group, Inc., Launchfire Interactive, Inc. or any of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, or any other company or individual involved with the design, production execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes and their immediate family (spouse, parents and step-parents, siblings and step-siblings, and children and step-children) and household members (people who share the same residence at least three (3) months out of the year) of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.


2. Sponsor and Administrator

Sponsor: Kent Pet Group, Inc., 2905 N Hwy 61, Muscatine, IA 52761.

Administrator: Launchfire Interactive, Inc., 22 Hamilton Ave N, Ottawa ON, K1Y 1B6 Canada.


3. Timing

The Sweepstakes begins on July 17, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on September 17, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.


4. How to Register, Earn Game Plays and Playing the Pyramid Game

Registration

During the Sweepstakes Period go to www.litterbitamazinggame.com (the “Site”) where you will be required to register by providing your full name, email address, and zip code, create a password and accept the Official Rules. Once you have completed registration you will automatically receive three (3) game plays (defined below). Registration is free. All information provided must be complete and true. After you register you will have the ability to earn game plays to play the Pyramid Game. Game plays can be earned as follows:



Playing the Pyramid Game

Overview: Entrants need to earn plays to play the Pyramid Game. The Pyramid Game has five (5) prize rows. Each row corresponds to a different prize, and prizes increase in value as you climb the pyramid. If the icon you select is a winner, you’ll be able to move on to play the next prize row. Every row has one (1) game over card. If you get it, you lose all your entries for that round. You can stop and save entries anytime, or you can keep going for a chance to win bigger prizes. If a user selects an instant win icon, they will be declared an instant prize winner.


To play the Pyramid Game, follow the on-screen instructions to select to use one (1) Game Play and press “Play Now!” (each a “Play”), following which you will be presented with a pyramid (the “Game Pyramid”) containing five (5) rows (each, a “Row”). The first Row on the bottom of the Game Pyramid will contain six (6) squares (“Row 1”), the second Row of the Game Pyramid will contain five (5) squares (“Row 2”), the third Row of the Game Pyramid will contain four (4) squares (“Row 3”), the fourth Row of the Game Pyramid will contain three (3) squares (“Row 4”), and the fifth Row of the Game Pyramid will contain two (2) squares (“Row 5”). Each Row corresponds to a type of Grand Prize (for example, Row 5 corresponds to Grand Prize 5 – see below for details).


At the start of a Play, each Row will include one (1) square that corresponds to a “Game Over” (each, a “Game Over Square”) and the remaining squares in each Row will correspond with one (1) Entry (each, an “Entry Square”) into the corresponding Grand Prize Draw, as outlined in the following table:


Row Total Squares Game Over Squares Entry Squares Grand Prize
5 2 1 1 E
4 3 1 2 D
3 4 1 3 C
2 5 1 4 B
1 6 1 5 A



At the start of a Play, you will have to click to select one (1) of the squares in Row 1 (each, a “Row 1 Selection”). If your Row 1 Selection corresponds to a Game Over Square, the Play is over (and you will not receive any Entries in connection with such Play) and you will have to select to use one (1) Game Play to begin another Play, OR if your Row 1 Selection corresponds to an Entry Square, you will be eligible to receive one (1) Entry into the Grand Prize Draw that corresponds to Grand Prize A (each, a “Grand Prize A Entry”) and you will have to either select one (1) of the squares in Row 2 (each, a “Row 2 Selection”) or select to stop the Play (at which point you will receive the Entries you are eligible to receive in connection with such Play).


If you choose to perform a Row 2 Selection and your Row 2 Selection corresponds to a Game Over Square, the Play is over (and you will not receive any Entries in connection with such Play) and you will have to select to use one (1) Game Play to begin another Play, OR if your Row 2 Selection corresponds to an Entry Square, you will be eligible to receive one (1) Entry into the Grand Prize Draw the corresponds to Grand Prize B (each, a “Grand Prize B Entry”) and you will have to either select one (1) of the squares in Row 3 (each, a “Row 3 Selection”) or select to stop the Play (at which point you will receive the Entries you are eligible to receive in connection with such Play).


If you choose to perform a Row 3 Selection and your Row 3 Selection corresponds to a Game Over Square, the Play is over (and you will not receive any Entries in connection with such Play) and you will have to select to use one (1) Game Play to begin another Play, OR if your Row 3 Selection corresponds to an Entry Square, you will be eligible to receive one (1) Entry into the Grand Prize Draw that corresponds to Grand Prize C (each, a “Grand Prize C Entry”) and you will have to either select one (1) of the squares in Row 4 (each, a “Row 4 Selection”) or select to stop the Play (at which point you will receive the Entries you are eligible to receive in connection with such Play).


If you choose to perform a Row 4 Selection and your Row 4 Selection corresponds to a Game Over Square, the Play is over (and you will not receive any Entries in connection with such Play) and you will have to select to use one (1) Game Play to begin another Play, OR if your Row 4 Selection corresponds to an Entry Square, you will be eligible to receive one (1) Entry into the Grand Prize Draw the corresponds to Grand Prize D (each, a “Grand Prize D Entry”) and you will have to either select one (1) of the squares in Row 5 (each, a “Row 5 Selection”) or select to stop the Play (at which point you will receive the Entries you are eligible to receive in connection with such Play).


If you choose to perform a Row 5 Selection and your Row 5 Selection corresponds to a Game Over Square, the Play is over (and you will not receive any Entries in connection with such Play) and you will have to select to use one (1) Game Play to begin another Play, OR if your Row 5 Selection corresponds to an Entry Square, you will be eligible to receive one (1) Entry into the Grand Prize Draw that corresponds to Grand Prize E (each, a “Grand Prize E Entry”) and the Play is over (at which point you will receive the Entries you are eligible to receive in connection with such Play).


Collectively, Row 1 Selections, Row 2 Selections, Row 3 Selections, Row 4 Selections and Row 5 Selections will be referred to as “Selections”.


In addition, when performing a Selection, you may be deemed a potential Online Instant Win Prize winner (see below for details) (as determined by the Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion on the basis of its official records), you will be required to perform the corresponding winner confirmation procedure (see below for details), AND you may continue your Play in accordance with the procedure described above.


This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook®, Instagram®, or Twitter®. You are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Facebook®, Instagram®, or Twitter®. Facebook®, Instagram®, and Twitter® are completely released of all liability from each entrant in this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the Sponsor and not Facebook®, Instagram®, or Twitter®.


5. Winner Determination

Instant Prize Winners

During the Sweepstakes Period, 1,000 random, computer-generated Instant Win prizes will be time stamped and awarded to the first registered user who Plays the Game on or immediately after a predetermined time, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion, during the Sweepstakes Period. The clock of the Administrator’s server(s) shall be the sole determinant of the time for the purposes of this Sweepstakes. IN THE EVENT OF AN UNCLAIMED OR FORFEITED INSTANT-WIN PRIZE, SUCH INSTANT-WIN PRIZE WILL NOT BE AWARDED. If you are deemed to be a potential Instant Win Prize Winner, then you will instantly be presented with a page showing the applicable Instant Win Prize for which you are a potential Prize Winner.


Drawing Prize Winners

On or about September 19, 2017, the Administrator or Sponsor will perform five (5) separate computer-generated random draws (each, a "Grand Prize Draw"), as follows (in this order) for each drawing prize (described below) in a random drawing of all valid entries received:



The selected entrants will be contacted using the registration information provided with the entry and may be awarded the prize subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules. The prize winners will be notified on or about September 20, 2017. Failure by entrant to respond to the initial verification within seven (7) days of notification will result in disqualification and Administrator or Sponsor may select an alternate winner in the same manner. Odds of winning a drawing prize depend on the number of eligible entries received for each prize drawing.


6. ALL POTENTIAL WINNERS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR OR ADMINISTRATOR, WHOSE DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE SWEEPSTAKES. A POTENTIAL WINNER OF AN INSTANT WIN PRIZE IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE WEBSITE SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE POTENTIAL WINNER’S ELIGIBILITY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND THE POTENTIAL WINNER HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREENSHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY ENTRY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED DEFECTIVE AND IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, seeding, printing, digital or programming failures, or other reasons or any errors cause more than the indicated number of Instant Win prizes to be available and/or claimed in the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the number of Instant Win prize(s) allocated to the Sweepstakes Period as per these Official Rules. Sponsor’s liability for a defective or irregular game play/entry is replacement with another randomly selected game play/entry if timely and otherwise feasible and in accordance with these Official Rules.


7. Verification of Potential Winners

Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Potential winners may be required to sign and return to Sponsor an affidavit of eligibility, and liability/publicity release (except where prohibited) in order to claim his/her prize if applicable. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to sign and return the affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the required time period (if applicable), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize. If the potential winner of the prize cannot be contacted or a prize is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited.


8. Prizes

Drawing Prizes


Instant Win Prizes

1,000 instant win prizes will be awarded. Each instant win prize is a $3 OFF any size bag of World’s Best Cat Litter™ Original Series or Advanced Natural Series formulas. Coupons expire on December 31, 2017. Limit one coupon per item purchased. Coupon may not be copied or transferred. Each coupon is subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. All characteristics and features of the Instant Win Prizes, unless otherwise explicitly stated above, are at the Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.


For all Prizes: No cash equivalent for the prize, prize is non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the listed prize for one of equal or greater value for any reason. Winner is responsible for all fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. All federal, state, and local tax liabilities, as well as any other costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner may be required to complete and return an IRS W-9 form (i.e. Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification). Prize will be awarded only if the potential Prize Winner fully complies with these Official Rules.


9. Entry Conditions and Release

By entering, each entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes; (b) release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, the prize suppliers and any other organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Sweepstakes, acceptance or use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry; and (c) indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liabilities (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or relating to an entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes and/or entrant’s acceptance, use or misuse of prize.


10. Publicity

Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes winner consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, identity, social media username, hometown and state of residence, title, likeness, distinctive appearance, physical likeness, image, portrait, picture, photograph (whether still or moving), screen persona, voice, vocal style, statement, opinion, gesture, mannerism, personality, performance characteristic, biographical data, signature, and any other indicia or imitation of identity or likeness for any purpose (including, without limitation, promotional purposes) in any media throughout the world, without further payment or consideration.


11. General Conditions

Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately 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 seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 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 winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.


AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE GAME SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL THE ENTRANT'S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL GAME PLAY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREENSHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY PLAY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE PLAY AND IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.


12. Limitations of Liability

The Released Partiesr are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (d) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance the prize offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, non-awarded, eligible prize claims. Disposable email addresses cannot be used for Sweepstakes registration.


13. Disputes

Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (a) 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 District of Iowa or the appropriate Iowa State Court located in Muscatine County, Iowa; (b) 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 (c) 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 Iowa, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Iowa or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Iowa.


14. Entrant’s Information

Information collected from entrants is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy which is available at https://www.worldsbestcatlitter.com/privacy/.


15. Winner List

Winner List requests will only be accepted after the Sweepstakes end date (listed above) and no later than December 1, 2017. For a Winners List, mail in your request to Winners List - The World’s Best Sweepstakes, 655 Portsmouth Ave, Greenland, NH 03840.