PET FOOD EXPRESS
PET APPRECIATION SWEEPSTAKES
OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER.

1) ELIGIBILITY: The Pet Food Express Pet Appreciation Sweepstakes (the "Promotion") is open to legal residents of California only who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of Pet Food Express, LLC. ("Sponsor"), and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers and advertising and promotion agencies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and household members of each such employee, whether related or not, are not eligible to enter or win. The Promotion is governed by U.S. law and is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

2) TIMING: The Promotion begins at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time ("PST") on 05/30/22 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on 07/03/22 (the "Promotion Period").

3) HOW TO ENTER: By entering this Promotion, entrants agree to comply with these Pet Food Express Pet Appreciation Sweepstakes Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements. During the Promotion Period, visit www.PetFood.Express/Sweepstakes and follow the provided instructions to complete and submit the online entry form to receive one (1) entry. Limit one (1) online entry per day, per person during the Promotional Period; entrants can earn up to twenty-eight (28) total entries. Entrants must only use one (1) email address to enter the Promotion. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. PST on 07/03/22 to be eligible. For the purposes of this Promotion, a day is understood to begin at 12:00 a.m. PST and end at 11:59 p.m. PST that same day. Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for this Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to verify any eligibility of all entrants. Illegible and/or incomplete entries, and entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements are void. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected entries, for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, for lost or unavailable network connections, or for failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or any human error which may occur in the receipt or processing of the entries. Entries received from any person or email address in excess of the above stated daily limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means and entries by any means which subvert the entry process will be void and may result in the disqualification of the entrant. In the event of a dispute as to who submitted an online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to participate will be deemed to be the entrant and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to determine identity of entrant in its sole discretion. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. If a dispute over the identity of an entrant cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the affected entry(ies) will be disqualified.

4) WINNER VERIFICATION: Potential winners will be selected in a random drawing every Monday beginning 6/6/22 through 7/3/22 from among all eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Promotion. Odds of winning a prize depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Potential winners will be notified by phone, email and/or mail, and may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility/liability release, tax form and, where legal, a publicity release (collectively, the "Eligibility Documents") within five (5) calendar days of date of issuance. If potential winners cannot be reached within five (5) calendar days from the first notification attempt, in the event of noncompliance within the above stated Eligibility Documents time period or with these Official Rules, or if prize notification is returned as undeliverable, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsors sole discretion, an alternate winner may be selected for the applicable prize. Sponsor will not be required to select more than one alternate potential winner for each prize. Sponsor will not be required to select more than one alternate potential winner for each prize.

5) PRIZES:

PRIZES: (Twenty-Five (25) Winners will receive a $200 Pet Food Express gift card redeemable at any Pet Food Express locations or online at www.petfood.express. Winners will also be able to donate a $200 gift card to one (1) participating rescue or shelter partner (“Partner”). ARV: $400.00 to each Winner and Partner, per drawing.
Gift cards are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by Sponsor. Winners are not entitled to any surplus between the actual retail value of his/her prize and its stated ARV; and any difference between the stated ARV and actual value of the prize will not be awarded. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution, assignment, cash equivalent or transfer of prizes is permitted, except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Total ARV of all prizes: $10,000.00. All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility of winners. Prize will be awarded by email, U.S. Mail, Federal Express, UPS and/or other shipping method, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, using the information provided in an online entry form or as otherwise obtained by Sponsor.
If winner is unable to participate in or accept a prize or any portion of a prize for any reason, Sponsor shall have no further obligation to such winner.

PARTICIPATING SHELTERS AND RESCUES:

Rescue Partner Friendly Name

City

10-Lives Rescue and Sanctuary

San Andreas

13th Street Cat Rescue

San Jose

510 PAWS Rescue

Oakland

Ace Kitty Rescue Force

San Jose

Adopt A Doggie

Hayward

All Animal Rescue & Friends

San Martin

Allie's Pals Cat Rescue

Pleasanton

Andrea's Dream Rescue

San Francisco

Animal Rescue Recon

Oakley

Bailing Out Bentley

Simi Valley

Bay Area German Shepherd Rescue

Fulton

Bay Area Rescue Keeshonden

Grass Valley

Bee Holistic Cat Rescue & Care

Richmond

Berkeley Animal Care Services

Berkeley

Berkeley Humane

Berkeley

Best Friends Animal Society

Mission Hills

Better World Rescue

Tracy

Beyond Rescue

San Francisco

California Chins Chinchilla Rescue

Sunnyvale

Cat Support Network

Walnut Creek

Cat Town

Oakland

Cat Welfare Advocates

San Jose

City of Sacramento Front Street Shelter

Sacramento

Community Concern for Cats

Walnut Creek

Companion Animal Community Center

Pacifica

Compassionate Pet Sanctuary

Westley

Contra Costa Humane Society

Walnut Creek

Contra Costa Rabbit Rescue

Antioch

Deity Animal Rescue

Beverly Hills

Delaney's Dog Rescue

Van Nuys

Downtown Dog Rescue

Pasadena

East Bay Animal Rescue & Refuge (EBARR)

Clayton

East Bay Rabbit Rescue

Livermore

East Bay SPCA

Oakland

Every Pet's Dream

Santa Clara

Family Dog Rescue

San Francisco

Feline Friends Network

Mtn View

Feral Change

Oakland

Fosters & Paws

sacramento

Friends of the Alameda Animal Shelter

Alameda

Friends of the Madera Animal Shelter

Madera

Furrever Cat & Kitten Rescue

Los Gatos

Furry Friends Rescue

Fremont

German Shepherd Rescue of Northern California (GSRNC)

Concord

Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Rescue

San Francisco

Golden State Greyhound Adoption

Walnut Creek

Grateful Dogs Rescue

Daly City

Greater California German Shepherd Rescue

Folsom

H.E.L.P. (A Home for Every Living Pet)

Rancho Palos Verdes

Hayward Animal Services

Hayward

Helen Sanders CatPAWS

seal beach

Hella Dam Bitches n Queens Rescue

Pacifica

House Rabbit Society

Richmond

Humane Society of Sonoma County

Santa Rosa

Humane Society Silicon Valley

Milpitas

Island Cat Resources & Adoption

Alameda

Itsie Bitsie Rescue

Orangevale

J.J. Woofin' Paws Rescue Agency

Woodland Hills

Jakes Wish Dog Rescue

San Martin

Jameson Humane

St. Helena

Jelly's Place

San Pablo

Karma Cat Rescue/ The Dancing Cat

Mountain View

LA County ACC

Long Beach

Lily's Legacy Senior Dog Sanctuary

Petaluma

Little Paws Doggie Rescue

Sacramento

Love All Pawz Rescue

Oakland

Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue

San Jose

Milo's Sanctuary & Special Needs Cat Rescue

Burbank

Monterey Bay Labrador Retriever

Pebble Beach

Muttville Senior Dog Rescue

San Francisco

Napa Bunnies

Napa

Nine Lives Foundation

Redwood City

Noah's Ark Animal Haven & Rescue

Lakehead

NorCal Boxer Rescue

Mill Valley

Norcal Bully Breed Rescue

Citrus Heights

Norcal Cocker Rescue

Cameron Park

NorCal GSP Rescue

Menlo Park

Oakland Animal Services

Oakland

Ohlone Humane Society

Fremont

Only Sunshine Sanctuary

Elverta

Ozzie & Friends Rescue Inc

Rowland Heights

Palomacy Pigeon & Dove Adoptions

San Francisco

Pasadena Humane

Pasadena

Peace of Mind Dog Rescue

Pacific Grove

Peninsula Humane Society

Burlingame

Pets Lifeline Sonoma

Sonoma

Pits R Us All Breed Rescue & Adoptions

Vacaville

Placer SPCA

Roseville

Pug Rescue of Northern California

Concord

Sacramento SPCA

Sacramento

San Francisco Animal Care & Control

San Francisco

Save a Galgo Espanol

Pacifica

Shelter Hope Pet Shop

Thousand Oaks

Shepheroes

Sacramento

Silicon Valley Animal Control Authority

Santa Clara

Silicon Valley Pet Project

San Jose

Smiley Tails Rescue

Moorpark

Solano County Animal Care

Fairfield

Solano County Friends of Animals

Benicia

Special Paws Animal Rescue

Discovery Bay

The Cat Cove Pet Rescue

Los Alamitos

The Rabbit Haven Rabbit Sanctuary

Scotts Valley

The Starfish Pet Project

San Pablo

Town Cats

San Jose

Tri-City Animal Shelter

Fremont

Tri-Valley Animal Rescue (TVAR)

Danville

Umbrella of Hope

Pittsburg

Underdog Animal Rescue

Vallejo

Valley Humane Society

Pleasanton

Ventura County Animal Services

Camarillo

Wagmor Pets

Studio City

Whiskers, Tails & Ferals

Napa

Whis-Purr Rescue

Redwood City

Wonder Cat Rescue

San Francisco

Woof Animal Rescue

Fremont

Yolo County SPCA

Davis

Zazzy Cats Kitty Rescue

Long Beach

6) TAXES AND EXPENSES: Winners are solely responsible for all federal, state, and local taxes and all other fees and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being awarded. Prior to distributing a prize, Sponsor may require winner to complete an IRS Form W-9 or similar applicable tax or reporting form.

7) CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: By participating, each entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated entries.

8) GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, entrants: (a) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, the decisions of the Sponsor and its designees, Sponsor’s website Terms of Use, located at https://www.petfood.express/terms-of-use/ and privacy policy, located at https://www.petfood.express/privacy-policy/; (b) consent to the use of their names, cities and states of residence, voices, and/or photographs and/or similar related information for promotional, advertising and other purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law; and (c) agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Partner and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, suppliers, distributors, retailers, and advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, and agents (collectively, "Releasees") from any and all claims, actions, injury, liability, loss or damage of any kind resulting from participating in this Promotion or from the acceptance or use or misuse of any prize awarded (including any activity related thereto).

9) LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Releasees are not responsible for: (i) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (ii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or cable, satellite, telephone or internet service; (iii) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process of the Promotion; (iv) late, lost, undelivered, misdirected, delayed, damaged, inaccurate, garbled or incomplete entries, email addresses, or for any electronic, computer, printing, typographical, human or other error relating to or in connection with the Promotion, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Promotion-related materials (including these Official Rules); or (v) any injury or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to entrants computer, hardware, or software, which injury or damage may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant's participation in the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion for any reason, including if bugs, virus, fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the integrity, administration or proper play of the Promotion, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the prizes in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of such impairment. All prizes are awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Acceptance, participation in and/or use of the prize is at the winner’s sole risk, and Sponsor is not responsible for damages whatsoever, including special, indirect, or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the use and/or misuse of any of the prize.

10) ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Promotion, entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes 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 entrant; (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 entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than entrant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Promotion), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

11) CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of California, USA.

12) RULES/WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners, available after 07/15/22, or for an additional copy of these Official Rules, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: Pet Food Express Pet Appreciation Sweepstakes, 500 85th Ave., Oakland, CA 94621. Please specify "Rules" or "Winners List." Requests must be received by 07/31/22. You may also view these Official Rules at www.petfood.express/sweepstakes.

13) SPONSOR: Pet Food Express, LLC., 500 85th Ave., Oakland, CA 94621.

14) USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: Entrants’ personal information will be collected, processed and used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy which can be found at https://www.petfood.express/privacy-policy/.