SelvaRey Jingle Contest Official Rules

NO PURCHASE, OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. Central Time (“CT”) on July 29, 2022 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on August 14, 2022 (the “Contest Period”). The information you provide will be used for the purposes of Contest administration. For official rules visit ©2022 PACIFIC PLATE SPIRITS INC., WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA.

ELIGIBILITY: To enter the Contest, you must be a lawful permanent resident in one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (excluding AL, HI, IN, ME, MD, MI, MN, MS, NJ, NC, ND, PA, SD, VA, VT, WA, WV, WY), 21 years of age or older (each, an “Entrant”). Employees of Pacific Plate Spirits, Inc. (the “Sponsor”) and each of their affiliated companies, parents, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies (herein collectively, the “Contest Entities”), members of the alcoholic beverage industry, and each of their immediate families (i.e. parents, children, siblings, spouse) and members of their households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate in this Contest. Contest is void in AL, HI, IN, ME, MD, MI, MN, MS, NJ, NC, ND, PA, SD, VA, VT, WA, WV, WY, Puerto Rico, U.S. territories and possessions, and where restricted or prohibited by law. By entering, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding.

HOW to enter: During the Contest Period, there are two (2) ways to enter:

  1. DIGITAL: You may enter by i) emailing a MP3, FLAC, or AIFF file of your jingle remix or cover to [email protected] with the subject “Jingle Contest Submission” and include your name, address, date of birth, email address, and daytime phone number in the enclosed email, and ii) posting your entry to your social media account and using the hashtag #SelvaReyJingle.
  1. MAIL-IN ENTRY: You may enter via mail by legibly hand-printing your name, address, date of birth, email address, social handle and daytime phone number on a 4″ x 6″ card and mailing the card with a thumb drive containing only your jingle remix or cover to: ATTN: SelvaRey Rum Jingle Contest c/o Pacific Plate Spirits Inc., 618 1/2 N Doheny Drive, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

All Entries must be submitted by the dates and times specified above to be considered. Limit one (1) Entry per person, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person in excess of the above stated limitation will be void. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void.

REQUIREMENTS OF ENTRIES: Entry may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that: 

  • is sexually explicit or suggestive; violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic;
  • promotes irresponsible drinking, underage drinking, or the abuse of alcohol, use of 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;
  • appears to duplicate any other submitted Entries;
  • defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
  • contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission;
  • contains any personal identification, such as personal names or e-mail addresses;
  • 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), without permission;
  • contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission;
  • communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate; and/or
  • violates any law.

Entry must be the original work of the entrant, may depict the Entrant and persons who must be 21 years of age or older, 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. If the Entry contains any material or elements that are not owned or controlled by the entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, 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. 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 they consent to the submission and use of the Entry in the Contest and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.

JUDGING CRITERIA: All eligible Entries received by Sponsor will be judged by a panel of qualified judges utilizing the following criteria: Creativity (30%); originality (40%); and execution quality (30%). The top ten (10) Entries receiving the highest scores will be deemed Finalists. Bruno Mars will judge each of the Finalist Entries using the same judging criteria above. One (1) Finalist Entry receiving the highest score will be selected as the potential Top Prize Winner. The next five (5) highest scoring Finalist Entries will be selected as potential Runner Up Winners (referenced together with the potential Top Prize Winner as “potential Winners”). In the event of a tie, the Entry with the highest score in the “creativity and originality” criteria will be deemed the applicable potential Winner. Sponsor reserves the right not to award all prizes if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Entries.

NOTIFICATION/PRIZE CLAIMS: Each potential Winner will be contacted by email or telephone after judging is completed. The potential Top Prize Winner and Guest will, and each potential Runner Up Winners may be required to sign and return, within five (5) days of receipt, an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability/Publicity Release and an IRS W-9 Form (the “Paperwork”) in order to claim the applicable prize. If a potential Top Prize or Runner Up Winner fails to return the Paperwork within that time, if the Top Prize or Runner Up Notification is returned as undeliverable, or if an Entrant is found to be ineligible, or if he/she does not comply with the Official Rules, then the potential Top Prize or Runner Up Winner will be disqualified and a substitute Top Prize Winner or substitute Runner Up Winner may be notified. Even if the name of a potential Top Prize Winner or potential Runner Up Winner is publicly announced, the potential Top Prize Winner or potential Runner Up Winner must complete all documents provided and be confirmed by Sponsor prior to receiving the applicable prize. Once a potential Winner has been confirmed by the Sponsor, except where prohibited by law, the Winner’s Entry and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for the Contest Entities to use said Winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information and voice on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation.

RUNNER UP PRIZE (5): Each Runner Up Winner will receive a SelvaRey t-shirt. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Runner Up Prize is $30 

TOP PRIZE (1): Top Prize Winner’s Entry will be included on the B-side of the SelvaRey Vinyl record and Top Prize Winner will receive a trip for two to the Bahamas, on or about September 4th 2022, or at such other time as determined at the sole discretion of Sponsor.

SelvaRey vinyl record signed by Bruno Mars ARV $100
Accommodations for 3 nights ARV $2000
Flight for 2 ARV $800
2 tickets to Pool Party ARV $200
Ground Transportation ARV $150
Resort Voucher ARV $500

Estimated ARV of the Top Prize is $3750.

PRIZE RESTRICTIONS: No prize substitution, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion or as otherwise provided herein. Prizes are not transferable. Guests must be 21+ as well. All taxes on the prizes are the sole responsibility of the Winners. Prize Winners are solely responsible for all other expenses not specified herein, including but not limited to applicable federal, state and local taxes.

CONTEST RULES OF PARTICIPATION: This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. By participating, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Official Rules. Contest Entities are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, undeliverable, delayed, or incomplete Entries, whether due to system errors or failures, faulty transmissions or other telecommunications malfunctions, entries not received resulting from any hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete or garbled computer or telephone transmissions, typographical or system errors and failures, faulty transmissions, technical malfunctions, or otherwise. Sponsor may prohibit an Entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrants, Sponsor, or Contest Entities. If for any reason this Contest is not able to be conducted as planned, including, but not limited to, by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor or the Contest Administrator which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest and determine the potential Winner(s) from those Entries received up to the cancellation/suspension date using the judging criteria outlined above. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE 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 REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

PRIVACY POLICY: Entrant understands that he or she is providing their information to Sponsor. By entering the Contest, each entrant acknowledges that his or her first and last name and hometown may be announced online, including on Sponsor’s social media channels. Except where prohibited, acceptance of any, and all prizes constitutes consent by the Winner to use of his/her name, voice, picture, likeness and biographical data for advertising and promotional purposes without any additional compensation. Each Entrant further hereby acknowledges and agrees that if he or she is chosen as a Winner for any prize, 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). Information collected from Entrant will be treated by Sponsor in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at, and with due regard to Entrant’s privacy. Entrants should be aware that Sponsor may be collecting non-public, personally-identifiable information about them in connection with the operation of the Contest. Entrants’ information will be hosted in the United States.

NO LIABILITY: By entering, Entrants and each Winner agrees to comply with all Official Rules, as stated and agrees to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, its affiliates, and their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees, including the aforementioned Contest Entities in the “ELIGIBILITY” section above from any claims, actions, injury, loss or damage of any kind, including, without limitation, personal injury or death, resulting, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participating in this Contest or from the acceptance, possession, or use or misuse of any prize. This limitation of liability is a comprehensive limitation of liability that applies to all damages of any kind, including, without limitation, compensatory, direct, indirect, or consequential damages; loss of data, income or profit; loss of or damage to property; and claims of third parties. Entrants agree that Contest Entities have not made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, statutory, express or implied, including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, title, and fitness for a particular purpose, in fact or in law, relative to this Contest. Entrant further understands and agrees that all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California (“Section 1542”) and any similar law of any state or territory of the United States that may be applicable with respect to the foregoing release are hereby expressly and forever waived. Entrant acknowledges that Section 1542 provides that: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.” The releases hereunder are intended to apply to all claims not known or suspected to exist with the intent of waiving the effect of laws requiring the intent to release future unknown claims. Any and all expenses not specifically stated as being included are excluded, and are the responsibility of the prize winner(s) including without limitation, ground transportation, airport transfers, optional excursions, trip protection coverage, hotel extras, phone and internet service, laundry service, in-room movies, personal items, mini-bar, baggage handling, gratuities, meals, beverages, spa treatments, special airport fees, 9/11 security fees, and taxes, if any. Travel and hotel accommodations are subject to capacity controls, availability, blackout dates and other restrictions, all of which are subject to change at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Sweepstakes winner(s) will be responsible for the taxes associated with airfare at the time of booking. Airline tickets are non-transferable. Paid upgrades or upgrades using frequent flyer mileage are not available. Travel must take place on dates specified by Sponsor. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitution or any act or omissions whatsoever by any air carriers, hotels, venue operators, transportation companies, prize providers or any other persons providing any prize-related services or accommodations. Prize winner(s) and any permitted guest(s) are also responsible for obtaining travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) at their option and hereby acknowledge that Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance for them.

LICENSE/USE OF ENTRIES:  By submitting an Entry, and to the extent allowed by law, you grant the Contest Entities 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, 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.

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 prize 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 California, USA.

WINNER’S NAMES/RULES REQUEST: To receive a list of Winners or an additional copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped business-size (#10) envelope to be received by August 22, 2022 to: “SelvaRey Rum Jingle Contest”, 618 ½ N Doheny Drive, West Hollywood, 90069. Please specify “Winner List” or “Rules Request.”

SPONSOR: Pacific Plate Spirits Inc., 618 ½ N Doheny Drive, West Hollywood, 90069.

© SelvaRey is a registered trademark of Pacific Plate Spirits Inc.

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