Hall of Fame Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open only to legal U.S. residents. White Castle and its subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees and their immediate family members, and/or those living in the same household of each, are ineligible to enter the contest or win a prize.
By submitting a story for consideration for entry into the Cravers Hall of Fame,SM participants necessarily agree to be bound by these official contest rules. Submitters must be 18 years or older or have a legal guardian submit the story. Submissions for the 2014 contest must be received by July 31, 2014. Any submissions received after this date will be considered for the 2015 contest. Stories will be evaluated for originality, duration and length of the “Crave.”
The submitter confirms that the submitted story is accurate and truthful and reflects his or her honest opinions, findings, beliefs and experiences. Any entries judged, in the judges’ sole opinion, as not to be original or otherwise meeting the requirements set forth herein will be disqualified.
The submitter may choose to attach related photography to his or her entry. All submitted photography will first be reviewed by a White Castle representative. Any photography deemed inappropriate will not be used.
The story may not include material that is in any way harmful to minors; that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; that serves to impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent the submitter’s identity or affiliation with a person or entity; that violates any applicable local, state, national or international law.
Judges’ decisions will be final.By submitting a story, the submitter assigns to White Castle or its successor and assignees complete ownership of the story and all copyright and other intellectual property interests embodied therein, including all rights to derivative works such as any and all broadcast or printed communication, website content, point-of-sale and other materials (and all rights, therein, including copyright) produced from the submission.
Any story submitter further grants White Castle or its successor and assignees all unencumbered right to use the submitter’s story, name and photography and/or likeness in any manner and with whatever copy they choose and may alter the above in such a manner they deem necessary, including but not limited to any and all advertising and trade purposes in any and all media throughout the world without restrictions as to frequency and duration of usage.
The submitter confirms, represents, and warrants that the submission or later reproduction, distribution, or other use of the story does not conflict with the intellectual property rights of another party, and that there is no conflict of advertising or promotional commitments that would cause the submitter to be unable to enter into and duly perform the services, and grants the rights by this agreement, which is binding, to any and all heirs, next of kin, and personal representatives. The submitter, by submitting a story, agrees to indemnify White Castle against any and all third party claims relating to or arising from any inaccuracy in the submitter’s representations and warranties made herein.
The submitter may also send his or her best story along with his or her name, address, e-mail address and phone number to:
White Castle Management Company
Attn: Cravers Hall of Fame SM
555 W. Goodale Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Any legally required winners list may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the address shown above. All such requests must be received within six (6) weeks after the end of the promotion period.
The winning cravers will be invited to their induction into the White Castle Cravers Hall of FameSM in Columbus, Ohio. Airfare and lodging will be provided by White Castle at the retail value at the time of reservation. The need for and amounts to be spent on airfare or lodging are at White Castle’s sole discretion, but will in no case exceed $4,999.00.
All submitters of stories fulfilling the submission requirements of these rules will be given a White Castle premium for sending their story. One submission per person.
Prizes are not transferable and not redeemable for cash. No substitutions will be allowed.
ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF ENTRANTS OR WHITE CASTLE IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF OHIO WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO ANY CHOICE OF LAW OR CONFLICT OF LAW RULES OR PROVISIONS THAT WOULD CAUSE THE APPLICATION OF ANY OTHER STATE’S LAWS.
By participating, SUBMITTER AGREES TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND TO HOLD HARMLESS WHITE CASTLE (and its respective employees, officers, directors, shareholders, parent companies, agents, marketing partners and affiliates) and waive all causes of action relating to any and all injuries, costs, liability, losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with or resulting from their participation in the contest or resulting from the acceptance and/or subsequent use or misuse of any prize awarded, including without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage, reasonable attorney’s fees, court costs, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy. White Castle and any parents, subsidiaries, participating vendors, distributors, marketing partners and affiliated entities are not responsible for (i) any condition caused by events beyond the control of White Castle that may cause the contest to be disrupted or corrupted; (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind caused by a prize or resulting from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of a prize, or from participation in the contest; or (iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the contest. White Castle reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the contest should any causes beyond the control of White Castle, in its sole opinion, corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper operation of the contest for any other reason at the sole discretion of White Castle.
No purchase or visit to a White Castle Restaurant is required. For more information, call us at 1-800-THE-CRAVE (1-800-843-2728).