TERMS & CONDITIONS

GOAT GANG’S CAT 259D
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES


VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW


OFFERED ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, EXCLUDING FLORIDA AND NEW YORK, AGE 18 OR OLDER.  

Goat Gang’s Cat 259D Contest is a contest where registered and eligible participants may compete to win the grand prize, a Cat 259D, and other prizes! Here are the official Contest rules:

1. ENTRY PERIOD: 

Goat Gang’s Cat 259D Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by Tigran Enterprises (hereinafter, the “Sponsor”). The Contest begins at 12:00:00 AM PST on November 8, 2021 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PST on November 26, 2021 (“Entry Period”).

2. CONTEST ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open only to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Residents of Florida and New York are strictly prohibited from participating in the Contest. The following persons are not eligible to participate in the Contest: Sponsor; any of Sponsor’s parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, or advertising and promotion agencies; and any employee, officer, director, representative or agent of any of the foregoing persons and the immediate family members (spouses and siblings, children and parents and their spouses, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of such individuals. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Sponsor may verify eligibility at any time. The Sponsor will make any determinations of eligibility. Sponsor’s decision as to eligibility is final.
3. TO PARTICIPATE: Eligible participants can enter the Contest in the following manner: 

Entry Method 1: 20 Goat Gang members who registered at goatgang.net prior to the Entry Period will be selected by way of a random drawing to participate in the Contest. 

Entry Method 2: All new Goat Gang members who registered for membership during on goatgang.net during the Entry Period will receive a hat provided by Sponsor. Twenty (20) of these new members will receive a golden ticket in the hat and will be eligible to participate in the Contest.

Limit one (1) entry per person/email address, /membership regardless of method of entry.

The forty (40) eligible participants, as defined above, will be instructed to join a private group chat to obtain further details about the Contest, including but not limited to the Contest Schedule, and associated costs at the eligible participants’ expense. 

Entries must not include personally-identifiable information of any person other than the Eligible Participant; should the Eligible Participant include personally identifiable information about him/herself in his/her Entry, Eligible Participant acknowledges and agrees that such information will be disclosed publicly and Eligible Participant is solely responsible for any consequences thereof; Must be the original work of the Eligible Participant; Must not contain material that violates or infringes another's rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, including copyright infringement; Must not disparage Sponsor, or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Contest; Must not contain third-party images, sculptures, or artwork that is not the original work of the Eligible Participant; Must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, lewd, pornographic, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous; Must not contain any offensive or vulgar language nor depict any pornographic or illegal act; Must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and Must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of, or contrary to the laws or regulations of the United States or the local jurisdiction where the Entry is created. 

Entries must be received by Sponsor no later than 11:59:59 PM PST on November 26, 2021. Any attempt by a person to use multiple identities, fraudulent transactions, or cancelled transactions to gain more entries than permitted by these Official Rules shall result in disqualification in Sponsor’s sole discretion. By participating, entrants warrant and represent that they agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the final decisions of the Sponsor. Entry information becomes the exclusive property of Sponsor upon submission. Proof of submission of entry does not constitute proof of receipt of entry. 

4. CONTEST SCHEDULE. Eligible participants will participate in the Contest on December 4, 2021 at 1 Olive Avenue, San Jose, CA 95128. Should participation in the Contest require travel, the participant shall be responsible for all costs including but not limited to airfare, ground transportation, and lodging. Sponsor shall provide all participants with lunch and water. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any transportation delays or interruptions that interfere with participants’ timely attendance at the Contest. 

Round 1: The 40 eligible participants, as defined in Section 3, will be compete in a game of dodgeball. A total of 4 teams, made up of 10 participants each, will formed by way of random selection. 

Teams 1 and Team 2 will compete, and the winning team will advance to Round 2. Afterwards, Team 3 and 4 will compete and the winning team will advance to Round 2. The remaining 2 teams that lost during the first phase of Round 1, will then compete, and the winning team will advance to Round 2. A total of 1 team/10 participants will be eliminated at the end of Round 1. 

Round 2: The remaining 30 eligible participants will compete in a game of gladiator jousting. 15 games of gladiator jousting, to include 2 participants per round, will be determined by way of random selection.

In each game the 2 participants will compete for 3 rounds, and the participant that has won the most rounds will advance to Round 3. 

A total of 15 participants will be eliminated at the end of Round 2. 

Round 3: The remaining 15 participants will compete in a hotdog eating contest. Any participants who vomit, will be disqualified from Round 3. 

Eligible participants assume all risks participating in the Contest. Sponsor is not liable for any actions taken by the participant(s) or any third-party, including but not limited to, personal injury or harmful behavior. Participants agree to hold Sponsor and its officers, affiliates, and agents harmless for any claims, including injury, that arise out of or in relation to their participation in the Contest. 

5. CRITERIA FOR CONTEST WINNERS: Sponsor will select the top 3 participants from Round 3 defined above. In other words, the top 3 participants who eat the greatest number of hotdogs in 10 minutes, will win the Contest. Sponsor will judge all the rounds defined in Section 4, the Contest Schedule, and will apply the criteria and select the 3 winners each in its sole discretion. Sponsor’s decision of the Contest is final. Winners will be announced at the end of Round 3. There will be a total number of 3 winners through the entirety of the Contest. Contestants will be judged solely upon the participant’s rankings in the contest round criteria set forth above as compared with other eligible participation in the Contest. In the event of a tie, the tie will be broken by the Sponsor’s assessment of the entry’s [Criteria 1, 2, 3, or 4] for which it has the ability to determine in its sole discretion. 

6. PRIZE: Each Contest winner will receive a Prize. The 1st place winner will receive a Cat 259D, the 2nd place winner will receive a MacBook Air, and the 3rd place winner will receive an iPhone (collectively, the “Prize”). The Prize will be procured, administered, and distributed by Sponsor. The total maximum retail value of the Prize is $40,000 USD (Cat 259D), $900 USD (MacBook Air), and $900 USD (iPhone). The total maximum retail value of all Prizes is $41,800 USD. Actual value may vary based on shipping and handling. The winner will not receive cash value or any other form of compensation. No prize transfer. No other prize substitution, except at Sponsor sole discretion due to unavailability, in which case a prize of comparable or greater value will be awarded. All taxes (including without limitation Federal, state and local taxes) in connection with the Prize, and the reporting consequence thereof, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prize winner shall sign and return an IRS W-9 form within the time period specified by Sponsor, and such winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 issued in his/her name for the actual value of prizes received if required by law. Sponsor has not made nor is in any manner responsible for any warranty, representation, or guarantee relative to the Prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose. 


7. WINNER NOTIFICATION/VERIFICATION/ADDITIONAL PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: The winners will be announced/notified at the end of Round 3, on December 4, 2021. Potential winners must complete, sign (electronically, if desired), and submit a Declaration of Compliance and IRS form W9 to claim his/her prize. Potential Winner must confirm his/her eligibility, complete this form, confirm their ability to accept the Prize, and provide his/her complete contact information as requested, or he/she will be disqualified. If the potential winner does not confirm or complete the required documents timely, Sponsor reserves the right to award the Prize to another potential winner by way of applying the criteria to the eligible entries (in other words, select the next runner up). Proof of identity, age, and legal residence may be required to claim the Prize. Any winner or potential winner may be disqualified in Sponsor’s sole discretion if: (a) he/she fails to provide any required information or properly completed documents within the required time period; (b) he/she fails to comply with any of the terms of these Official Rules; or (c) if any forms sent to potential winner are not timely returned as instructed. In the event of disqualification of a winner or potential winner, at Sponsor’s sole discretion the Prize may be awarded to an alternate winner (or runner up) selected from among the remaining applicable eligible entries via the means of winner determination described herein, pending verification of eligibility. All prizes will be awarded. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for any incorrect or missing postal address, email address or phone number associated with an entry, or any change of address, email or phone number of entrant after entry submission. Sponsor will determine any prize details not specified in its sole discretion. Sponsor will not replace any lost, damaged or stolen prizes. Prizes are awarded as-is and without warranty of any kind, implied or express. Prizes will be collected in person or shipped to the winners at Sponsor’s discretion. Sponsor will hold all winning entries for at least sixty following the completion of the Contest schedule.

8. WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS: By participating, entrants warrant and represent that they agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the final decisions of the Sponsor. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content/deposit(s) that you post; that the content/deposit is/are accurate; that use of the content/deposit(s) you supply/submit does/do not violate the Official Contest Rules or any [intellectual property] rights of a third party and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Sponsor, its related entities and its affiliates for all claims resulting from content/deposits you supply submit. Entrants further grant Sponsor and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose. Sponsor has the right to remove or delete any submission, or any part of any submission, if the submission (or any part thereof) contains false, untrue, obscene, or indecent statements or material or if the submission (or any part thereof) violates any applicable law, as determined in their sole discretion.  

9. GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, or any wholesalers, retailers, importers, or distributors together with the employees, officers, directors, and agents of each (aforementioned individuals and organizations collectively, the “Releasees”) are not responsible and shall not be liable for: [a] failures or malfunctions of phones (including wireless phones/handsets), phone lines or telephone systems or other communications malfunctions; cellular equipment towers, telephone systems or wireless services; [b] interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections including those through and/or by the Contest Page; [c] electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, server malfunction or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries; [d] failed, garbled, lost, misrouted or scrambled transmissions; [e] any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in any transmission or communication or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, technical, electronic, cellular telephone related or otherwise; [f] traffic congestion on the Internet or for any technical problem, including but not limited to any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer or wireless phone/handset related to or resulting from participation in this Contest; [g] late, lost, incomplete, damaged, or misdirected entries, email messages, or postage-due mail; [h] any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Sponsor that may cause the Contest to be disrupted or corrupted; or [i] printing errors in Contest / advertising materials. By entering and participating, entrants agree to: [a] abide by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest; [b] the use of their names, photographs, testimonials or other likeness and/or prize information or personal exposition (and/or any edited portion thereof) by Sponsor and its designee(s) for promotional, advertising and/or publicity purposes in any media, now or hereafter known throughout the universe in perpetuity, including but not limited to the posting of their names on the Contest Page, without compensation or notice to, or further consent of, to the winner to the extent permitted by law; and [c] to release, discharge and hold harmless the Releasees from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind resulting from their participation in the Contest or their acceptance, use or misuse of any prize awarded in this Contest, including, without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage. Failure to comply with the Official Rules may result in disqualification at Sponsor’s sole discretion and selection of an alternate winner. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A CONTEST ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND ITS DESIGNEES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH CONTEST ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Internet entry must be made by the entrant only at the authorized Contest Page www.goatgang.net and completing the online entry form or through the Entry Methods listed above. Entries may not be made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originate at any unauthorized Internet web site or email address, including, but not limited to, commercial Contest subscription notification and/or entering service sites. Any potential winner who entered by any of the prohibited methods described above will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an entry, the entry will be deemed to be submitted by the “authorized account holder” associated with the email account at the time of entry, who must comply with these Official Rules. Potential winner may be required to provide evidence (to the Sponsor’s satisfaction) that they are the authorized account holder of the email address associated with a winning entry. The authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, an online service provider, or another organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the person who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or any associated web site; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned by reason of damage by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical limitations or failures, strikes, industry conditions, bankruptcy or liquidation, marketplace demands, applicable law, unforeseen obstacles, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, could corrupt, compromise, undermine, or otherwise affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, viability, or proper conduct of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend all or any part of the Contest, and to select the applicable winner(s) from among the applicable eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension, as applicable, or to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  

IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, YOUTUBE, INSTAGRAM, SNAPCHAT THEIR LICENSEES AND/OR THEIR PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES AND RELATED COMPANIES, THEIR ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE CONTEST PAGE OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THE CONTEST PAGE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THE CONTEST PAGE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NONINFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

10. GOVERNING LAW: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

11. PRIVACY: Information submitted in connection with the Contest will be treated in accordance with these Official Contest Rules and the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located at www.goatgang.net 

12. SEVERABILITY/HEADINGS: If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Official Rules and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Headings and captions are used in these Official Rules solely for convenience of reference and shall not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of these Official Rules or any provision hereof.

13. WINNER LIST: The name, city and state of the winner can be requested from Sponsor for approximately 60 days beginning on or about December 4, 2021. For a list of the winners of the Contest or for a copy of these Official Contest Rules, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by February 2, 2022, to Sponsor at the below address.

Sponsor: Tigran Enterprises, 334 Santana Heights Unit 302, San Jose, CA 95128.

© 2021 Tigran Enterprises. The Tigran Enterprises, Tigran Gertz, and Goat Gang names and logos are trademarks of Tigran Enterprises or its affiliate.

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