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#DEWZone Sweepstakes Official Rules


1. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The #DEWZoneSweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:00 A.M. Central Time (“CT”) on February 24, 2022 and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. CT on March 5, 2022 (“Sweepstakes Period”). Twitter will be the official timekeeping device of this Sweepstakes. A “day” shall mean 12:00 am CT through 11:59 pm CT.

2. HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, post a description of why you love basketball via Twitter, using #DEWZoneSweepstakes and tagging @MountainDew (“Submission”). Each unique Submission will consist of one (1) Sweepstakes entry.
The person uploading the Submission will be deemed the Entrant (“Entrant”). Use of the hashtag #DEWZoneSweepstakes constitutes Entrant’s unconditional acceptance of these Rules.
Proof of sending Submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
For a Submission be valid:
● Entrant’s account must be set to Public/Unprotected during the Sweepstakes Period and be open to receive direct messages from anyone for their submission to qualify (Go to your Twitter Account, Settings, Privacy and Safety, Direct Messages, and make sure “Allow message requests from anyone” is checked).
● All Submissions must be received within the Sweepstakes Period.
● A single Submission cannot be used more than one (1) time throughout the Sweepstakes Period.
● Each Submission must not infringe any third party’s intellectual property or other rights; it must be suitable for display and publication (i.e., may not be obscene or indecent, including but not limited to nudity or profanity); it must not contain obscene or pornographic material; it must not contain defamatory statements (including but not limited to words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group); it must not include threats to any person, place, business, group or world peace; it must not invade privacy or other rights of any person, firm or entity, and it must not in any other way violate applicable laws and regulations or standards.
● Each Submission must not contain any copyrighted works. Sponsor may, in their sole discretion, remove, delete or disqualify any Submission they deem inappropriate, indecent or obscene, and unsuitable for publishing or otherwise non-compliant. Submissions that do not comply with these Official Rules or that otherwise contain prohibited or inappropriate content as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, will be disqualified. Sponsor makes the final determination as to which submissions are eligible to take part in this Sweepstakes.

The name of the person participating in the Sweepstakes must be the name of the authorized account holder of the social media account used to post, otherwise, the Submission may be deemed void. In the event of a dispute over the identity of a potential winner, submissions will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the social media account used for the Submission, and the potential winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that they are the authorized account holder. Any potential winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that they are the authorized account holder of such email address or wireless phone number. All submissions become the property of Sponsor. Each submission must be manually key stroked and manually entered by the individual entrant; automated and/or repetitive electronic submissions (including but not limited to submissions made using any script, macro, bot or sweepstakes service) will be disqualified and transmissions from these or related email/IP addresses or wireless phone number may be blocked.

Limit one (1) entry per person/per Twitter account per day.

This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Twitter. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Promotion shall be directed to Sponsor and not to Twitter.

3. ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to individuals who are legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia in who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (19 in AL or NE). Eligible Entrants must have a Twitter account (or create a free Twitter account if they do not already have one). The Twitter account must be set to public/unprotected during the Sweepstakes Period to enter and have your Tweet seen, as set forth in Section 2; and set to receive a Direct Message from anyone, for the Sponsor to contact you if you are a prize winner, as set forth in Section 6. Employees of Pepsi-Cola Company (”Sponsor”), PepsiCo, Inc., each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, distributors, advertising agencies, persons engaged in the development, production or distribution of materials for this Program (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Parties”), NBA Properties, Inc., the National Basketball Association (the “NBA”), NBA Media Ventures, LLC and the NBA member teams (collectively, the “NBA Entities”), and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, and the immediate family members (defined as a spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent; whether biological, adopted, in-law and/or “step) or persons living in the same household as Sweepstakes Parties or NBA Entities (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Program.; whether biological, adopted, in-law and/or “step”) of each and those living in their same households (defined as those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twelve-month period preceding the start date of the Sweepstakes) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes.

4. PRIZES: Eight (8) Grand Prizes will be awarded, each prize consists of one (1) MTN DEW Zone Green Basketball signed by Zach LaVine. Approximate Retail Value: $45 Ninety-Two (92) First Prizes will be awarded, each consisting of one (1) MTN DEW Zone Green Basketball. Approximate Retail Value: $20.

Limit of one (1) Prize per person/household/email address.

5. DRAWING: Potential winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Each winner is considered a potential winner pending verification of their eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. Drawings will be conducted by an independent judging organization (“Judging Organization”), whose decisions will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. The odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received.

6. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by direct message to the Twitter account used for entry, within two (2) days of the drawing. If winner does not follow the link within the direct message and provide the information requested within forty-eight (48) hours of direct message being sent, an alternate winner may be drawn. Sponsor is not responsible for suspended or discontinued wireless service which may result in a potential winner not receiving initial prize notification. Once a potential winner notification is confirmed to Sponsor, the potential prize winner may be sent an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (where permitted by law) to be signed and returned within the number of days indicated on the Affidavit. In the event (i) the attempted notification is not confirmed to Sponsor within twenty-four (24) hours; (ii) any required documents or information is not returned within the required number of days; or (iii) winner is deemed ineligible based on the requirements as stated in these Official Rules, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner. Allow two (2) to three (3) weeks for delivery of prizes following notification. Prizes will only be delivered to an address in the United States.

7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor, Sweepstakes Parties, the NBAP, NBA Entities, and each of their parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, and all of their employees, officers, directors, agents, contractors, prize suppliers, promotion/advertising/fulfillment agencies associated with this Sweepstakes (collectively the “Released Parties”) assume no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, or for any faulty or failed electronic data transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration of entries at any point in the operation of this Sweepstakes; (c) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with regard to any equipment, systems, networks, lines, satellites, servers, camera, computers or providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Sweepstakes; (d) inaccessibility or unavailability of any network or wireless service, the Internet or website or any combination thereof; (e) suspended or discontinued Internet, wireless or land line phone service; or (f) any injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer or mobile device which may be related to or resulting from any attempt to participate in the Sweepstakes or download of any materials in the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which may corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, then Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part. In such event, Sponsor shall immediately suspend all drawings and prize awards, and Sponsor reserves the right to award any remaining prizes (up to the total set forth in these Official Rules) in a manner deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor, such as by way of example and not by way of limitation, in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment, and Sponsor shall not have any further liability to any participant in connection with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may modify and amend these Official Rules as they may appear online from time to time during the Sweepstakes for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes. Sponsor makes no representations or warranties of any kind concerning the appearance, performance or safety of any prize awarded. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Twitter.

8. WINNER RELEASE: All entrants, as a condition of participating in the Sweepstakes, agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Sweepstakes Parties, the NBAP, The NBA Entities and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, agents, assignees, advertising/promotion agencies, representatives, and agents, and all other Released Parties from any claim, action, liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury or death to winner or any third party or damage to personal or real property due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by any reason, including the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize and/or participation in this promotion, or while preparing for, participating in or traveling to or from any prize-related activity or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement of offering of any prize. The winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage to their prize after it has been delivered. Except where prohibited by law, winner shall a) verify their identity and allow for the use of their name and likeness by NBAP and Sponsor with no further compensation. Winner also shall grant Sponsor the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide in any media now known or hereinafter known (including without limitation use online at the Website) the winner’s name, address, voice, statement, picture or other likeness, without additional compensation, for public relations, advertising and promotional purposes as may be determined by Sponsor.

9. GENERAL: This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States without respect to conflict of law doctrines. Prize winners are solely responsible for any and all taxes and related expenses on the prize and may receive an IRS Form 1099 for the ARV of the prize. Unclaimed prize(s) will not be awarded. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event a prize or any portion of a prize becomes unavailable. No substitution of prize is offered, no transfer of prize to a third party is permitted, and non-cash prizes may not be redeemed for cash value except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All other expenses on the receipt and use of the prize not specifically mentioned herein are solely the responsibility of the winner. Any difference between the stated value of any prize and the actual retail value will not be awarded. Any portion of a prize not accepted by winner will be forfeited. Upon forfeiture for any reason as stated in these Official Rules, no compensation will be given. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Any personal information provided in connection with participation in the Promotion will only be used by Sponsor to notify a potential winner and/or fulfillment of a prize and shall be subject to the Pepsi-Cola Company’s Privacy Policy available at

10. CONDUCT: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor that shall be final and binding in all respects. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the play process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Sponsor to be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A USER OR PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PROMOTION OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR AND ITS AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

11. WINNERS’ LIST: For the names of the winners, send an email titled “#DEWZoneSweepstakes Winners List” by April 3, 2022 to

12. SPONSOR: Pepsi-Cola Company, 700 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY 10577.

For inquiries regarding prize status, email

MTN DEW and the MTN DEW Logo are registered trademarks of PepsiCo, Inc.

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