2024 Patriotic Festival of Savings Rules


  1. Sweepstakes Period: The Patriotic Festival of Savings Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 16, 2024 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on July 15, 2024 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
  1. Eligibility: Open to legal United States citizens, regardless of where they reside, 18 years of age or older as of date of entry who are authorized DeCA commissary store shoppers. Employees of Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever, Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies (collectively the “Sponsor and its Administrators”), and its affiliates and each of their respective employees, shareholders, directors, officers, members, assigns and agents and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate or win. 
  1. HOW TO ENTER: To enter, visit operationintouch.com/festivalofsavings during the Sweepstakes Period, click on the Sweepstakes link and fill in all required information or log-in for one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes drawing. Limit one (1) entry per person/email address per day. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on July 15, 2024 to be eligible for the Sweepstakes Drawing. Normal Internet access, phone/usage charges imposed by your on-line/phone service will apply. All entries become property of the Sponsor.
  1. Random Drawing: Four hundred (400) Prize Winners (“Prize Winners” or “Winners”) will be randomly selected on or about July 24, 2024 from among all eligible entries received. The random drawing will be conducted by Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. (the “Administrator”), an independent judging organization whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a prize will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. All prizes will be awarded and prize winners may be notified by mail/email. No substitution or transfer of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the prize is unavailable.
  1. Prize (400 total): A $50 DeCA gift card. Limit of one prize per person/email address. Gift cards subject to restrictions and an expiration date may apply.
  1. General Rules: Potential Prize Winners (or parent/legal guardian if a Prize Winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) may be notified by phone/email and may need to confirm their mailing address/eligibility within three (3) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected.  Winners may be required to pick up the Prize at their local DeCA Commissary store and participate in a photo/video opportunity (the “footage”), in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Potential Prize Winner may be notified via mail/email. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. No substitution or transfer of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event the prize is unavailable. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of Prize Winner (or the parent/guardian if Prize Winner is a minor in his/her state of residence), if applicable. Prize Winners and all entrants, as a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators, each of their respective agencies, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and each of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes (collectively the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with submitting an entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership or use of prize awarded or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of the prizes. Prize Winners (or parent/legal guardian if a Prize Winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused by participation in this Sweepstakes, participation in the footage, or use or redemption of any prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use Prize Winner’s name, likeness, footage, and photograph for promotional purposes (including any possible public relations opportunities) without further compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules. Entries will be declared to be made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” of an e-mail address is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access provider, Online Service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or the entry website; violates the Official Rules; acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner; or acts with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. The Released Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Sweepstakes. Entries generated by script or bot are not eligible. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it cannot be completed as planned for any reason, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or corruption of any sort. In such event, Sponsor will award prizes from eligible entries received prior to cancellation. Void where prohibited and subject to all federal, state and local laws. As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, entrant (or parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor in his/her state of residence) agrees that: 1) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for out-of-pocket expenses; 2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and 3) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event will entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees or other legal costs.
  1. Winners List: For the names of the winners, available after August 15, 2024, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by September 1, 2024, to: The Patriotic Festival of Savings Sweepstakes – Winners, 100 Marcus Drive, Attn: AN, Melville, NY 11747.  
  1. Sponsor/ Administrator: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Conopco, Inc., d/b/a Unilever, 800 Sylvan Ave., Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632. The Administrator of the Sweepstakes is Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747.