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PATRÓN TEQUILA BEST WEEKEND EVER ESSENTIALS SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
DECLARATION OF ELIGIBILITY / RELEASE OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT IS REQUIRED.

DESCRIPTION, ELIGIBILITY AND SPONSOR: The PATRÓN TEQUILA BEST WEEKEND EVER ESSENTIALS SWEEPSTAKES is comprised of two consecutive sweepstakes, the First Patrón Tequila Best Weekend Ever Essentials Sweepstakes and the Patrón Tequila Second Chance Best Weekend Ever Essentials Sweepstakes (collectively, "Sweepstakes"). The First Patrón Tequila Best Weekend Ever Essentials Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on May 27, 2013, and ends at 12:00 p.m. ET on July 8, 2013 (the “First Sweepstakes Period”). The Patrón Tequila Second Chance Best Weekend Ever Essentials Sweepstakes (“Second Chance Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on May 27, 2013, and ends at 12:00 p.m. ET on August 19, 2013 (the “Second Chance Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes is sponsored by The Patrón Spirits Company, 6670 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89118 (the "Sponsor"), and administered by The Reindeer Group Ltd. (“Administrator”) (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities").

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to registered members of the Patrón Social Club who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and Washington D.C., who are at least 21 years of age or older as of the start of the First Sweepstakes Period. No purchase is required to enter or win the Sweepstakes. No more than one (1) entry per natural person/email address. Limit one (1) prize per natural registered Patrón Social Club Member per email address. The Sweepstakes is void in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Military installations in foreign countries, all other U.S. territories and possessions, and wherever else restricted or prohibited by law. Employees and officers of the Sweepstakes Entities, their parent companies and subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and all other persons or entities participating in the design, promotion, marketing, advertising, administration, or fulfillment of the Sweepstakes, and their immediate families (i.e., spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouse) and persons living in the same household of each are ineligible to participate in or win the Sweepstakes. Alcoholic beverage industry members and employees are also ineligible to participate. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: During the applicable Sweepstakes Period, enter online by visiting www.patronsocialclub.com/summer/map and following the links to the Patrón Tequila Best Weekend Ever Essentials Sweepstakes entry page.  (If not already a Patrón Social Club Member, you must register as a Patrón Social Club Member prior to entering the Sweepstakes.) There, you will be prompted to submit your first and last name, email address, city and state, as well as share three (3) of your favorite summer locations/activities in your city of residence. You will receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes upon successful submission of your entry. Limit of up to one (1) entry per person/email address. Participants may not enter with multiple email addresses nor may entrants use any other device or artifice to enter in excess of the stated number of entries or as multiple entrants. Any participant who attempts to enter with multiple email addresses under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter in excess of the number of entries allowed, will be disqualified and forfeits any and all prizes won, in Sponsor’s discretion. Only online entries submitted through the Website will be accepted for the Sweepstakes.

DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION: One (1) grand prize winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) and sixty (60) second place prize winners (“Second Place Prize Winners”) will be selected from among all eligible entries received during the First Sweepstakes Period, in a random drawing on or around July 8, 2013 (“First Drawing Date”). All qualified entrants who are not selected in the first drawing, will automatically be entered into the Second Chance Sweepstakes, and one (1) Grand Prize Winner and sixty (60) Second Place Prize Winners will be selected from among all eligible entries in a random drawing on or around August 19, 2013 (“Second Drawing Date”) (all winners, collectively “Prize Winners”). Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Potential Prize Winners will be notified by email and will be required to sign and return a Declaration of Eligibility and Release (“Release”) and provide any other document Sponsor may require, within a specified time. Sponsor is not responsible for any change to an entrant’s mailing address, email address and/or telephone number. Except where prohibited by law, the Release will state that the Prize Winner agrees to allow Sponsor to use (without additional compensation) his or her name, city and state, and/or biographical information for purposes of advertising and promotion (including, without limitation, posting on Sponsor’s website(s) and affiliated website(s)). The Prize Winners may also be required to provide proof of age, date of birth, social security number, current address and phone number. Unless restricted by law, each Prize Winner will be required to complete and return the Release within seven (7) days of written notification. A failure to timely return a signed Release or other required documentation will result in forfeiture of the prize. The return of a prize notification or of a Sweepstakes prize as undeliverable or a potential Prize Winner becoming disqualified for any reason will also result in forfeiture of the prize. Federal and state income taxes may apply and are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winners, regardless of whether the prize is used in whole or in part. No assignment, transfer, cash redemption, or substitution of the Sweepstakes prizes is permitted, but Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of comparable or greater value should any of the Sweepstakes prizes become impracticable to award or unavailable for any reason. Non-compliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification and selection of alternate Prize Winner(s) from among the remaining eligible entries. The alternate Prize Winner(s) will be required to respond (as directed) within seventy-two (72) hours. If any of the Prize Winners, including alternates as described under “Drawing and Notification” cannot be certified by August 26, 2013, then the Sweepstakes prizes will not be awarded.

THE SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES: There will be one (1) Grand Prize Winner selected at random, following the conclusion of the First Sweepstakes Period and one (1) Grand Prize Winner selected at random, following the Second Chance Sweepstakes Period. Each Grand Prize Winner will receive a prize pack (“BWE Essentials Prize”) that includes various items for the Grand Prize Winner to use to create the Best Weekend Ever for Grand Prize Winner and three guests in his or her city of residence. (The Grand Prize Winner’s residence is the city of residence at the time the prize is awarded. Under no circumstances will Sponsor incur any costs to transport a Grand Prize Winner or any guests, if applicable, to a location outside the Grand Prize Winner’s city of residence at the time the BWE Essentials Prize is awarded.) Items in the BWE Essentials Prize pack will be influenced by the location of the Grand Prize Winner’s residence and the availability, suitability (in Sponsor’s sole discretion) and cost of the activities the Grand Prize Winner selected on his or her entry form as ideal summer locations/activities. Final selection of BWE Essentials Prize pack items will be at Sponsor’s sole discretion and Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize value in cash. The BWE Essentials Prize pack may include, but is not limited to, items such as gift cards, bar materials, etc. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Grand Prize: $1,600. The maximum prize value of each Grand Prize is $1,600 and in no event will a Grand Prize include activities that cause the prize value to exceed $1,600. ARV of all Grand Prizes: $3,200.

There will also be sixty (60) Second Place Prize Winners selected at random, following the conclusion of the First Sweepstakes Period and sixty (60) Second Place Prize Winners selected at random, following the Second Chance Sweepstakes Period (each a “Second Place Prize”). Each Second Place Prize consists of a Patrón-branded beach towel. ARV of each Second Place Prize: $10. The ARV of one-hundred and twenty (120) Second Place Prizes: $1,200.

Total ARV of all Sweepstakes Prizes is approximately $4,400. ARV of all prizes is calculated as of the date of printing of these Official Rules. Any difference between stated approximate retail value and actual value of Sweepstakes prize will not be awarded.

PRIZE CONDITIONS: The Sweepstakes prizes do not include alcoholic beverages. Sponsor reserves the right to make all selections regarding the contents of the Sweepstakes prizes. All prize details not specified in the Official Rules will be determined in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion. Prizes will be awarded by U.S. mail or in person to the actual Sweepstakes Prize Winner. Allow one to two weeks for delivery/fulfillment of the Sweepstakes prize to the address provided in the Sweepstakes entry of the actual Sweepstakes Prize Winner. All costs and expenses not specifically listed as included in the Sweepstakes prize herein are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner. Neither Sponsor nor any of its prize suppliers will replace any lost or stolen Sweepstakes prize or any component thereof once delivered to the Prize Winner. Any and all activities related to use of the Sweepstakes prize(s) are at Prize Winner’s, and his or her guests’ (if applicable), own risk and subject to whatever restrictions are imposed by the entities that govern such activities. The Prize Winner’s guests must be at least 21 years old as of the start of the applicable Sweepstakes Period and Social Club Members prior to the issuing of any prize. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by the prize providers or any other persons providing prize-related services. THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE USE OF ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHER, THE SWEEPSTAKES ENTITIES ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ADDITIONAL EXPENSES, OMISSIONS, DELAYS OR ACTS OF ANY GOVERNMENT OR AUTHORITY.

PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE: BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, EACH ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT HIS OR HER FIRST AND LAST NAME AND HOMETOWN MAY BE ANNOUNCED ONLINE. EACH ENTRANT FURTHER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT: (i) THE ENTRANT HAS OPTED INTO SPONSOR’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE LOCATED AT www.patrontequila.com/pages/terms AND SPONSOR’S PRIVACY POLICY LOCATED AT www.patrontequila.com/privacypolicy AND (ii) BY OPTING INTO SPONSOR’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AND PRIVACY POLICY, THE ENTRANT HAS READ AND CONSENTS TO SPONSOR’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AND PRIVACY POLICY. EACH ENTRANT FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IF HE OR SHE IS CHOSEN AS A WINNER FOR ANY PRIZE GIVEN FOR THE SWEEPSTAKES, CERTAIN OF HIS OR HER IDENTIFYING INFORMATION MAY BE DISCLOSED TO THIRD PARTIES (AT LEAST AS REQUIRED BY LAW), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ON AN ONLINE PAGE LISTING PRIZE WINNER(S). To the extent the Terms and Conditions of Use of Sponsor and these Official Rules conflict, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for: (a) lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable, incomplete, illegible or indecipherable entries due to, among other things, system errors or failures or otherwise, or faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, bugs and/or problems; (b) technical failures of any kind; (c) failures of any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (d) unauthorized human and/or mechanical intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (e) technical or human error that may occur or be encountered by entrants in the entry process, or by the Sweepstakes Entities in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries, including computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature; or (f) any injury or damage to persons or property (including death) which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from any entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize. Sponsor may disqualify or prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or receiving any prize if, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, Sponsor determines or suspects that such entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unsafe or unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs, or creating aliases to register more than once) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor’s representatives. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other similar or dissimilar causes beyond the sole and reasonable control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper, safe and fair conduct of the Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right, exercisable at any time in Sponsor’s sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend all or any part of the Sweepstakes. In the event of cancellation, Sponsor will randomly award the prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to cancellation. Should multiple users of the same email account enter the Sweepstakes and a dispute thereafter arises regarding the identity of the entrant, the authorized account holder of said email account at the time of entry will be considered the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization which is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE UNRESTRICTED RIGHT, EXERCISABLE AT ANY TIME IN SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION, AND WITHOUT WAIVER OF OR LIMITATION ON ANY OF SPONSOR’S OTHER AVAILABLE LEGAL AND/OR EQUITABLE RIGHTS AND REMEDIES, TO SEEK CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM AND AGAINST ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.

LIABILITY RELEASE: As a condition of entering, each entrant agrees (and agrees to confirm in writing) as follows: (a) to release each of the Sweepstakes Entities, their affiliates, parent corporations, subsidiaries, sales representatives, distributors and advertising and promotional agencies, and each of their officers, directors, employees and agents (“Promotional Parties”), from any and all liability, loss or damage incurred with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of any prize, including any traveling related thereto; (b) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resorting to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees and court costs.

CHOICE OF LAW: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by laws of the State of Nevada, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of laws principles. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Clark County, Nevada.

FORCE MAJEURE: In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including, but not limited to, fire, flood, tsunami, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute, or strike, act of God or public enemy, or any federal, state or local government law, order, or regulation, or any tampering or interference by an individual or entity causing disruption to the operation of the Sweepstakes or Website, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then subject to any governmental approval that may be required, Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated before the end of the applicable Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will (if possible) select the winners from all eligible, non-suspect Sweepstakes Entries received as of the date of the Force Majeure event giving rise to the termination.

SEVERABILITY: 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, these 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 / OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a copy of the winners’ list for the Sweepstakes, (after August 26, 2013) send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the Patrón Tequila Best Weekend Ever Essentials Sweepstakes, C/O The Reindeer Group Ltd., 453 West 17th Street, Suite 4SE, New York, NY 10011. All such requests must be received no later than September 10, 2013. These Official Rules will be posted on the Website. Questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes should be directed to Sponsor.


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