M&M’S MIX Remix Contest
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
The M&M’S MIX Remix Contest (the "Contest") begins June 2, 2021 at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") and ends July 17, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Contest Period"). This Contest is no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or TikTok. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and TikTok are not affiliated with Sponsor in any way.
ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open only to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC ("Sponsor"), Weber Shandwick, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, 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. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, create a video that displays yourself performing an original rendition of the song "The Candy Man" by Sammy Davis Jr. (each, a "video"). Then, follow the instructions below to upload and post your video to one (1) of the four (4) social channels below:
1.) Twitter: Log on to your Twitter account and post a tweet with your video and include the hashtags #mycandymanremix and #contest in your tweet and tag @mmschocolate to be considered. A Twitter account is required to enter via this entry method and can be opened for free at www.twitter.com or by downloading the Twitter application onto your mobile phone from your appropriate app store.
2.) Facebook: Log on to your Facebook account and post your video and include the hashtags #mycandymanremix and #contest in your post and tag @mms to be considered. A Facebook account is required to enter via this entry method and can be opened for free at www.facebook.com or by downloading the Facebook application onto your mobile phone from your appropriate app store.
3.) Instagram: Log on to your Instagram account and post your video and include the hashtags #mycandymanremix and #contest in your post and tag @mmschocolate to be considered. An Instagram account is required to enter via this entry method and can be opened for free at www.instagram.com or by downloading the Instagram application onto your mobile phone from your appropriate app store.
4.) TikTok: Log on to your TikTok account and post your video and include the hashtags #mycandymanremix and #contest in your post and tag @mmschocolate to be considered. A TikTok account is required to enter via this entry method and can be opened for free at www.tiktok.com or by downloading the TikTok application onto your mobile phone from your appropriate app store.
Please Note: Your profile for the social channel used to enter must be set to public for the duration of the Contest Period and potential winner notification process to be considered. Entries submitted from private profiles will not be considered and will be deemed void.
When entering using your mobile phone, standard data fees may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. All entries must be received by July 17, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET to be eligible. Submission of erroneous or incomplete information will void the submitted entry. Except as otherwise provided herein, Sponsor will not enter into any correspondence with an entrant regarding an entry. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Limit one (1) entry per person using only one email address throughout the Contest Period. You may only use one (1) social channel/account to enter. Entries received from any person or social channel/account in excess of the limitation above will be void.
By submitting an entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the entry to be posted on Sponsor social channels or other websites and agrees that Sponsor may edit, modify, and manipulate the entry as it deems necessary for such purposes. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any entry and reserve the right to take down any posted entry at any time.
REQUIREMENTS OF VIDEOS: Entry videos may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:
- is sexually explicit or suggestive; violent, derogatory or profane;
- promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing);
- promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous;
- promotes any particular political agenda or message;
- is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group;
- contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others;
- contains any personal identification, such as personal names;
- contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art, or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media) with the exception of the The Candy Man lyrics original version that may be used; videos containing any other version of The Candy Man or other third-party materials or non-original remixed accompaniments (i.e., samples that you do not own) will not be considered;
- contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation,
- communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and/or
- violates any law.
Entry must be original (with the exception of the The Candy Man lyrics and song version that may be used), may not have been previously published, may not have won previous awards, and must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity (with the exception of the The Candy Man lyrics and song version that may be used). By submitting an entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she consents to the submission and use of the entry in the Promotion and to its use as otherwise set forth herein. By submitting an entry, entrant warrants and represents to the submission and use of the entry in the Promotion and to its use as otherwise set forth herein. The entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the entry. Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render entry null and void. By submitting an entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the entry consent to the submission and use of the entry in the Contest and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.
By submitting an entry, each entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many entries in connection with this Promotion and/or other promotions staged and/or promoted by the Sponsor, and that such entries may be similar or identical in style, sound, idea, format or other respects to other entries made in connection with this Promotion and/or other promotions promoted by Sponsor or submitted for other reasons, or to other materials developed by the Sponsor. Each entrant waives any and all claims that any entry and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used may be similar, or that any compensation is due to any entrant in connection with such entry or other works used by Sponsor.
JUDGING: All eligible entries received throughout the Contest Period will be judged by a panel of qualified judges based equally on the following criteria: 40% quality/clarity of entry, 30% creativity/originality of entry, 30% relevance to Contest theme. The three (3) entries with the highest scores will be deemed potential grand prize winners. In the event of a tie, an additional, "tie-breaking" judge will determine the prize winner(s) based on the criteria listed herein. Sponsor reserves the right not to award any prizes if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified entries. Prize award is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Judges’ and Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. Potential winners will be notified by social channel direct message, email, mail and/or phone and may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and Publicity Release (unless prohibited by law) and any other documents required by Sponsor, which must be returned within five (5) days of date appearing on prize notification. Return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable, failure to sign and return requested documentation within the specified time period, the inability of Sponsor to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period or noncompliance with these Official Rules by any potential winner will result in disqualification and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, the applicable prize may be awarded to a runner-up.
GRAND PRIZES (3): Each grand prize winner will have their video featured on M&M’S social channels and the M&M’S World Store Jumbotron, located in Times Square, New York. Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of each grand prize: $0 Sponsor will be the sole owner of any/all video feature content created. Exact date, time and duration of features to be determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Exact structure of feature decisions will be determined by Sponsor, in their sole discretion.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: 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 the winners. Prizes are 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 prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Total ARV of all prizes: $0. Limit one (1) prize per person throughout the Contest Period.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Weber Shandwick, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, 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 Contest or any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize; and (c) to the use of his/her name, photograph, image 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 if asked to do so.
LICENSE/USE OF ENTRIES: By submitting an entry, and to the extent allowed by law, you grant the Released Parties a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub licensable, unconditional and transferable license to edit, modify, cut, rearrange, add to, delete from, reproduce, encode, store, modify, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse your entry, name, photo, video and biographical material including, but not limited to, all materials submitted in connection with the Contest in any and all media, throughout the world, and in any manner, for trade, advertising, promotional, commercial, or any other purposes without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation to entrant or any third party.
MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, or garbled entries or photos; 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 Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, the incorrect uploading of any video, or in any Contest-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 Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest 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 Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, epidemic, pandemic, an Act of God, 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, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken using the judging criteria outlined above. Should multiple users of the same e-mail account enter the Contest and a dispute arises regarding the identity of the entrant, the authorized account subscriber of said e-mail account at the time of entry will be considered the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. "Authorized account subscriber" is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization, which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) 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 Contest, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, 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 Contest), 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 Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA.
WINNER’S NAMES: For the names of the winners, (available after July 17, 2021), send a self-addressed, stamped, envelope to: M&M’S MIX Remix Contest Winner’s Names, 110 Edison Pl, Newark, NJ 07102.
SPONSOR: Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC, 800 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ, 07840