Afikoman Official Rules

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Official Rules


1. HERE'S HOW IT WORKS: Look for specially-marked 5lb packages of Manischewitz Matzo, available at participating retailers while supplies last. An Official 10-Digit Game Code appears on an official game piece located inside the package.

2. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY: To receive a free Official Game Code without making a purchase, send a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: Manischewitz – Game Piece Request, PO Box 1039, Planetarium Station, New York, NY 10024, to be received by 4/14/12. Limit one request per outer mailing envelope.

3. HERE'S HOW TO PLAY: Visit by 4/27/12 and follow the on-screen instructions to enter the Official 10-Digit Game Code printed on the official game piece inside of your Manischewitz Matzo 5lb package. After entering your code, if the screen states: "Congratulations - You Found the Winning Afikoman!", you are eligible to claim the stated prize (subject to verification and compliance with these Official Rules). If the screen states: "Sorry, You Did Not Find a Winning Afikoman, Keep Searching", or any message other than stated above or a blank message, you are not eligible to claim a prize.

4. TO CLAIM A PRIZE: Make a photocopy of your Official Game Code for your records and then mail the complete Afikoman Game Piece from your Manischewitz 5lb Matzo package (containing your Official Game Code) or your Official Game Code obtained via Rule #2, along with your name, address (including zip code) and phone number hand-printed on 3" x 5" paper, to: Manischewitz – Instant Win Game Claims, PO Box 1039, Planetarium Station, New York, NY 10024. Prize claims must be mailed VIA REGISTERED MAIL ONLY. All claims must be received by 5/15/12. Verified winners will be notified by mail or phone. Each claim must be mailed separately. Limit one prize per person/household.

5. VERIFICATION: All claims are subject to verification by the Sponsor whose decisions are final. All materials submitted become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Any Official Game Piece that is illegible, mutilated, altered, duplicated, tampered with, forged, cut, torn, or contains printing, typographical or other errors will be null and void. Only Official Game Pieces obtained per Rule #1 or #2 shall be deemed to have been obtained legitimately. In the event of printing or other error or irregular game piece, The Manischewitz Company, IMC, Joseph Jacobs Advertising, Bender Hammerling, participating retailers and their franchisees, and each of their respective parent companies, partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising, promotion, fulfillment, and judging agencies, and all of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, and agents (collectively, "Released Parties") shall not have any liability. If, due to printing, production, computer programming or other error, more winning Official Game Pieces are distributed, winning online messages are revealed or more prizes are validly claimed than are intended to be awarded for any prize per Rule #6, the intended prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all eligible, verified prize claims received. In no event will Sponsor be obligated to award more than the stated number of prizes per Rule #6. Official Game Pieces may not be transferred or sold. Game pieces which are distributed where prohibited by law or not obtained legitimately will be null and void. Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, damaged, incomplete, illegible, postage due or misdirected mail.

6. AVAILABLE PRIZES, APPROX. RETAIL VALUES & APPROX. ODDS OF WINNING. UNCLAIMED PRIZES WILL NOT BE AWARDED: One (1) Grand Prize family trip for four to Washington, D.C., includes 4 round trip tickets from any U.S. city, 5 nights in a Washington, D.C.area hotel, plus $1,000 cash. Five (5) Second Prizes – A $100 American Express Gift Card. Odds of winning are 1:13,637. Total ARV of all available prizes is approximately $6,600. Use of gift card subject to its terms and conditions. Prize consists of only the item specifically listed as the prize.

7. GENERAL RULES: Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who, as of 2/1/12 are 18 years of age or older. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of the The Manischewitz Company, IMC, Joseph Jacobs Advertising, Bender Hammerling, participating retailers, their franchisees and their respective partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, game piece suppliers and any other individual or company involved in the development or execution of the promotion and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win. Purchase does not improve your chances of winning. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winners. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Potential winners (or parent/legal guardian if potential winner is a minor in his/her state of residence) must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability/Publicity Release, within 7 days of notification. Noncompliance within this time period or return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entry which does not comply with these requirements or these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute prize of equal or greater value. No substitution or transfer of prize permitted by winner. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use winner's name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By participating in this promotion, entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. Entrants (and parent/legal guardian if entrant is a minor) agree to release, discharge and hold harmless The Manischewitz Company, their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents, attorneys, other representatives, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, harmless from and against any and all liability and damages. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this promotion or use or redemption of any prize. Sponsor, affiliates, subsidiaries and agencies are not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing, the offering or announcement of any prize or in the administration of the promotion. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any promotional materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

8. INTERNET CAUTION: Sponsor is not responsible for any technical problems, malfunctions of any telephone lines, computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Sponsor is not responsible for any damage to any participant's computer system/software related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If, for any reason, the promotion cannot be conducted as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, unauthorized intervention, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion.

9. For names of winners, send a stamped, self-addressed, #10 envelope to: Manischewitz "Find the Afikoman"– Instant Win Game Winners List, PO Box 1039, Planetarium Station, New York, NY 10024 to be received by 6/1/12.

Sponsor: The Manischewitz Company, 80 Avenue K, Newark, NJ 07105


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