SWEEPSTAKES ENDED OCTOBER 19, 2015. THANKS TO ALL WHO ENTERED!
Come celebrate our new book and accompanying digital guide in an evening fueled by fine whisky from The Balvenie, Japanese knives with Global, travel tech with Microsoft and kaiseki cuisine from Toshio Matsuno of Kyoto’s Tempura Matsu.
We are giving away four tickets to this private event—which will take place in New York City on Tuesday, October 27, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.—by Monday 10/19/15 at 3 p.m. To enter, any eligible purchaser of pre-order copies of Rice Noodle Fish: Deep Journeys Through Japan’s Food Culture can email their receipt to email@example.com. As an alternative means of entry, you can email the same account—firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
TRAVEL NOT INCLUDED.
This promotion (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Roads. & Kingdoms, LLC
68 Jay St #423, Brooklyn, New York 11201.
The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
This sweepstakes open to eligible entrants. There are multiple forms of entry. Participants can either email their full name to email@example.com or forward a copy of their receipt for purchase Rice Noodle Fish: Deep Journeys Through Japan’s Food Culture (HarperCollins October 2015) to Roads & Kingdoms’ secure email at firstname.lastname@example.org within the eligible sweepstakes period (see below). NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
To enter, submit the required information to email@example.com to complete your entry (“Entry”). By filling out and submitting an email to this address, you will automatically be entered into the Sweepstakes. Following submission of the foregoing you will see a auto-response message. This message signifies your Entry has been received for the Sweepstakes. If there are problems with your entry, you will receive a follow up email from Roads & Kingdoms. By participating in the Sweepstakes with Roads & Kingdoms, you will receive by email newsletters and special offers from Roads & Kingdoms. You can unsubscribe from these emails at any time. Multiple entries are automatically disqualified; only the first entry will be considered. By entering, you are disclosing your information to Roads & Kingdoms and not to Facebook.
The Sweepstakes is open to all legal residents of the United States twenty-one years of age and older as of October 15, 2015 excluding employees and immediate family members of Roads & Kingdoms, and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, advertising, promotional and fulfillment agents, attorneys, and other representatives and the persons with whom each of the above are domiciled. Offer void wherever prohibited or restricted by law.
Each entrant in the Sweepstakes must be the rightful holder of the email account submitted at entry. In the event of a dispute concerning the identity of the holder of the email account, the holder will be deemed to be the person who owns the email address according to the records of the email service provider. The email account must be opened prior to the commencement of the Sweepstakes.
The Sweepstakes will commence on October 16, 2015 12:00 p.m. (ET). The last entry will be accepted on Monday, October 19 2015 at 3:00 p.m. (ET).
SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS
Four (4) potential winners will be selected by a random drawing from among the eligible
entries. Potential winners will be chosen by Roads & Kingdoms no later than October 21, 2015.
Potential winners will be notified by email and may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release (the “Affidavit”). If a potential winner does not respond or return the Affidavit within 24 hours delivery the prize will be deemed forfeited and, if sufficient time exists, an alternate winner will be chosen.
Four (4) winners will each receive the following:
One (1) ticket to “Rice, Noodle, Fish launch party with Anthony Bourdain” at the event venue in the Flatiron district of Manhattan, New York (Estimated retail value $500)
Estimated retail value of all prizes: $2000
The prizes will be awarded, provided there are at least FOUR (4) eligible entries. Prize is non-transferable and cannot be sold or redeemed for cash. For more information about Roads & Kingdoms visit RoadsandKingdoms.com.
Tickets to the Anthony Bourdain event are subject to availability. Roads & Kingdoms is not responsible for cancellation or preemption of the Anthony Bourdain event or for other circumstances that make it impractical or impossible to fulfill those elements of the prize and Roads & Kingdoms’ only obligation in the event of any such cancellation, preemption, or non-fulfillment because of impossibility or impracticality will be to provide the remainder, if any, of the prize. If the actual value of any aspect of the prize is less than the stated approximate retail value, the difference will not be awarded. There is no substitution for any prize. The prize is not transferable, assignable or redeemable for cash. Roads & Kingdoms reserves the right to substitute a cash payment of equal value for any aspect of the prize.
WINNER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL EXPENSES NOT INCLUDED IN PRIZE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, MEALS AND ANY APPLICABLE TRAVEL.
All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners.
By participating, entrants affirm that they have read these Official Rules, agree to be bound by them and the selection of the winner, which shall be final, and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Sweepstakes and/or these Official Rules. Acceptance of prizes constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, likeness, biography, and prize won for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation, except where prohibited or restricted by law.
The entrants release, discharge, and hold harmless Roads & Kingdoms, and their parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, assigns, attorneys, representatives and agents, including advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, from any and all liability or damages arising from the administration of the Sweepstakes and the use or misuse of any prize received in this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, the following: (i) late, lost, incomplete, delayed,
misdirected or unintelligible entries, (ii) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes, (iii) any damage to the entrant’s computer, related equipment, data files, and software resulting from entrant’s downloading of information regarding the Sweepstakes or participation in the Sweepstakes, and (iv) any personal or other injury resulting from use and enjoyment of the prizes.
Roads & Kingdoms reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes should a virus, bug, computer problem or other causes beyond Roads & Kingdoms’ control corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes. Roads & Kingdoms may prohibit you from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking or employing other unfair practices or by abusing other entrants or the representatives of Roads & Kingdoms.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND, IN SUCH EVENT, ROADS & KINGDOMS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PURSUE ITS REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING COSTS AND ATTORNEY’S FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
Any dispute arising from the Sweepstakes will be determined according to the laws of the State of New York, without reference to its conflict of laws principles, and the entrant’s consent to the personal jurisdiction of the State and Federal Courts located in the State and County of New York over them and agree that such courts have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes.
THE ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND UPON THE NUMBER OF ENTRIES RECEIVED.
For the names of the prize winners, e-mail your request to firstname.lastname@example.org no earlier than October 21, 2015 but no later than February 30, 2016. You may also send a self-addressed stamped envelope (postage not required from Vermont residents) to Roads & Kingdoms, 68 Jay St, Suite 423, Brooklyn, New York 11201 during the time period above.
[Top photo credit: CNN]