Flavor Debate - Rules

The Great Summer Flavor Debate Sweepstakes Official Rules

  1. Sweepstakes Period: The Great Summer Flavor Debate Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 6, 2024 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on July 7, 2024 (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes Period consists of five (5) separate Entry Periods, as follows: Entry Period 1 begins at 12:00 a.m. ET on May 6, 2024 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on May 19, 2024; Entry Period 2 begins at 12:00 a.m. ET on May 20, 2024 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on June 2, 2024; Entry Period 3 begins at 12:00 a.m. ET on June 3, 2024 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on June 16, 2024; Entry Period 4 begins at 12:00 a.m. ET on June 17, 2024 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on June 30, 2024; and Entry Period 5 begins at 12:00 a.m. ET on July 1, 2024 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on July 7, 2024 (each an “Entry Period”).

  2. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Employees of Kraft Heinz Foods Company (the “Sponsor”), their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies, including Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. (“Administrator”) and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) and household members of each (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate or win. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

  3. How to Enter: Entrants may enter the Sweepstakes by visiting FlavorDebate.com (“Website”). First time visitors will need to sign up and create an account on the Website including completing the on-screen registration form. Returning users will be asked to provide their email and password to access the Website. After logging in to the Website, they will have the option to vote for their favorite summer flavor from the options shown on screen to receive one (1) entry into the corresponding Entry Period’s random drawing for the specific flavor option they voted for (“Entry”). All Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. on July 7, 2024 to be eligible for the final Entry Period’s drawings. Limit one (1) Entry per person per Entry Period (for each Entry Period, you may only vote for one flavor option). Entries will not be carried forward to subsequent Entry Periods’/flavor options’ random drawing(s). Any attempt by any entrant to enter by using multiple/different email addresses, mailing addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated or computer system to participate online is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Normal Internet/phone access and data/usage charges imposed by your online/phone service may apply.

  4. Random Drawings: Two (2) Prize winners per Entry Period will be selected in two (2) separate random drawings, one (1) for each flavor option provided during each Entry Period on or about the following dates: May 20, 2024 (Entry Period 1); June 3, 2024 (Entry Period 2); June 17, 2024 (Entry Period 3); July 1, 2024 (Entry Period 4); and July 8, 2024 (Entry Period 5) from among all eligible Entries received for each flavor option during each Entry Period. The random drawings will be conducted by the Administrator who is an independent judging organization. The decisions of the Sponsor and the Administrator are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible Entries received for each flavor option during each Entry Period.

  5. Prize Award: The prize winners will be automatically sent their prizes via mail (to the address included on Entry) within 4-6 weeks from the end of the Sweepstakes Period. If any prize is returned as undeliverable, participant shall be deemed to be ineligible, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be selected accordingly.

  6. Prizes and Approximate Retail Values (“ARV”): Entry Period 1 Prizes (2- 1 per flavor option): Classic Hot Dog Option Prize (1): A Kraft Heinz Prize pack including a hot dog straw, a Heinz crewneck shirt, a Sponsor specified grilling tool set and a Sponsor specified cooler bag. The ARV of this prize is $200. Chicago Option Prize (1): A Kraft Heinz Prize pack including a hot dog straw, a Claussen Pickleball Set, a Sponsor specified grilling tool set and a Sponsor specified cooler bag. The ARV of this prize is $185.

    Entry Period 2 Prizes (2- 1 per flavor option): Potato Salad Option Prize (1): A Kraft Heinz Prize pack including a Kraft Mayo crewneck shirt, a pickleball set, a visor and a picnic blanket. The ARV of this prize is $130. Coleslaw Option Prize (1): A Kraft Heinz Prize pack including a Miracle Whip crewneck shirt, a pickleball set, a visor and a picnic blanket. The ARV of this prize is $130.

    Entry Period 3 Prizes (2- 1 per flavor option): Ranch Option Prize (1): A Kraft Heinz Prize pack including a Kraft bucket hat, an “I wish this was ranch” tumbler, a beach pong set and a to-go dip container. The ARV of this prize is $115. Blue Cheese Option Prize (1): A Kraft Heinz Prize pack including a Kraft bucket hat, an “I wish this was blue cheese” tumbler, a beach pong set and a to-go dip container. The ARV of this prize is $115.

    Entry Period 4 Prizes (2- 1 per flavor option): Pulled Pork Option Prize (1): A Kraft Heinz Prize pack including a chef apron, a pulled pork visor, a mini foam football, and a sponsor specified t-shirt. The ARV of this prize is $130. Brisket Option Prize (1): A Kraft Heinz Prize pack including a chef apron, a brisket visor, a mini foam football, and a sponsor specified t-shirt. The ARV of this prize is $115.

    Entry Period 5 Prizes (2- 1 per flavor option): Hamburger Option Prize (1): A Kraft Heinz Prize pack including a Heinz crewneck shirt, Sponsor specified red grill tools, a beach pong set and a bucket hat. The ARV of this prize is $160. Cheeseburger Option Prize (1): A Kraft Heinz Prize pack including a Singles patty press, Sponsor specified yellow grill tools, a beach pong set and a Sponsor specified t-shirt. The ARV of this prize is $140.

    All apparel prizes size options will be at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Limit one (1) prize per person. Prizes are awarded “as is” in Sponsor’s sole discretion. No transfer or substitution for prize permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor for any reason, and, in such circumstance, an alternate prize of equal value will be awarded and the Sponsor’s obligation to the winner will be fulfilled, and no other additional compensation will be provided.

  7. General Rules: Incomplete, corrupted, or untimely Entries are void and will be disqualified. Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged or misdirected Entries; lost, interrupted, or unavailable network, server, or other connections; or miscommunications, computer or software malfunctions, telephone transmission problems, technical failures, garbled transmissions, damage to a user's computer/phone equipment (software or hardware), or other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic or otherwise. Proof of Entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” of an email address is the natural person in whose name the email address has been issued. 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, and in the event of cancellation, the prizes will be awarded in random drawings from among all eligible Entries received for each drawing and each flavor option prior to cancellation. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW; SHOULD ANY SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds: to be attempting to tamper with or undermine the Entry process, and/or the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes; to violate the Official Rules; or, to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, void any suspect Entries and (a) modify the Sweepstakes or suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prizes at random from among all eligible Entries received for each drawing and each flavor option in accordance with these Official Rules prior to cancellation.

  8. Warranties and Representations; Release of Liability: You hereby hold Sponsor, Administrator, and each of their respective officers, directors, members, managers, employees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns (the “Released Parties”) harmless from and against any third-party claim arising from use of any Entry and you waive any right to inspect or approve uses of your Entry by Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes or to be compensated for any such uses. Participating in the Sweepstakes constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use a winner’s name, address and likeness in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes only and as otherwise required by law. By participating in the Sweepstakes, the entrant agrees that Released Parties will have no liability whatsoever for, and will be held harmless by entrant for any liability for any bodily injury, loss or damages of any kind to persons, including death, and property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from Entry, the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of prize or component thereof, if applicable, or participation in the Sweepstakes or participation in any Sweepstakes related activity. You hereby represent and warrant that you have read these Official Rules and are fully familiar with their contents and agree to be bound by them.

  9. Privacy: By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree to and accept the privacy policy below. Any personal information that a participant provides in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be used by Sponsor and its agencies to administer this Sweepstakes, contact participants, and for the other purposes set forth in the Sponsor’s privacy policy located at https://www.kraftheinzcompany.com/privacy.html(opens in a new window).

  10. Governing Law: The Sweepstakes and the Official Rules shall be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Illinois, without regard to conflicts of law provisions. Participants submit to exclusive personal jurisdiction in Illinois and agree that any dispute shall be brought in the state and federal courts in Illinois.

  11. Winners: To receive a Winners’ List by email, send an email to: winners@dja.com with The Great Summer Flavor Debate Sweepstakes (01-2911-06) as the subject line. Requests must be received by August 26, 2024.

  12. Sponsor/Administrator: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Kraft Heinz Foods Company, 200 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601.The Administrator of the Sweepstakes is Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747.