Official Sweepstakes


#RachelsSelfie Sweepstakes


The #RachelsSelfie Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Rachel’s Mediterranean (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes begins June 26th, 2018 at 11am and ends June 30th, 2018 at 9pm EST. 


1. Eligibility:

The Sweepstakes is open only to those who enter the photo contest and who are legal residents ages 18 and older of New York State as of the date of entry. Employees of the Sponsor, Rachel’s Mediterranean, its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. How to Enter:

You can enter this Sweepstakes via Rachel’s Mediterranean’s Instagram @eatrachels. Please go to Rachel’s Mediterranean Instagram page @eatrachels and follow the online entry instructions as instructed on contest post and below (instagram entry). To be eligible all entries must be received by 9:00p.m. (Eastern Time) on 6/30/2018, the Sweepstakes Deadline Date. Rachel’s will be the official time-keeper for this Sweepstakes. Only one entry per person is permitted. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. If multiple entries are received, only the first entry will be included and later entries will be disqualified. Each entry has an equal chance to win. In the event of any dispute regarding the identity of an entrant who submitted an online entry, the authorized account holder of the Instagram account used for the entry at the time of entry will be deemed the entrant. Authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Any potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that such winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry.


Instagram Entry: To enter via Instagram, you will need a mobile device (e.g., mobile phone or tablet) that can access the Internet and uses either the Apple or Android platform.  Additionally, individuals will need to download the Instagram application from their mobile device’s app store and sign-up for an Instagram account (“Instagram Account”).  Creating an Instagram Account is free.  By submitting your information and creating an Instagram Account, entrants will be required to agree to the Instagram terms of service and privacy policy.  After you have an Instagram Account, to enter the Promotion, during the Promotion Period, submit your entry by logging into your Instagram Account and uploading a selfie with the Billy Buffalo Cutout, along with the hashtag: “#RachelsSelfie” and tag us @eatrachels


3. Prize:

Prize Description:

(1) #25 Lesean McCoy autographed cleat
(1) #25 Lesean McCoy autographed cleat
(1) #55 Jerry Hugh’s autographed helmet
(1) #85 Charles Clay autographed football
(1) #90 Shaw Lawson autographed football

Prize is not transferable and cannot be assigned, or substituted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a similar prize of equal or greater value in the event that the stated prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the control of the Sponsor. All taxes, if any are the sole responsibility of the winner. Neither the Sponsor nor its affiliates or subsidiaries will be responsible for any loss, liability or damage arising out of the winner’s acceptance or use of the prize.


4. Selection of Winners:

5 Winners will be selected by random drawing from all eligible entries on or about 7/1/18, under the supervision of Rachel’s Mediterranean marketing staff, whose decisions are final in all respects. Winners will be notified via direct message based on the social media platform they used to enter (Instagram.)

Once the winner is notified they must claim prize within 7 days of being notified or the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. Return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Entry and/or acceptance of prize(s) constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use the winner’s name, address (city and state) and/or likeness for advertising and trade purposes without further compensation or authorization, worldwide and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known and hereafter devised, unless prohibited by law.

5. Conditions:

By entering, participants agree to be bound by these complete Official Rules. Sponsor is not liable for any technical malfunctions or failures of any telephone network or lines, computer internet system, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer, mobile or any other device and/or its contents related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials relating to this Sweepstakes, or other technical difficulties or failures or other errors of any kind. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Sweepstakes will be ineligible for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate or modify the Sweepstakes at any time for any reason. In such circumstances prizes will be awarded based on entries received to date of termination. All prizes will be awarded.

6. No Recourse to Judicial or Other Procedures/Severability:

To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Sweepstakes are hereby excluded, and any entrant expressly waives any and all such rights. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. In the event that a court of competent jurisdiction finds the foregoing waiver unenforceable, entrants hereby consent to the jurisdiction and venue residing exclusively within the federal or state courts for Erie County in the State of New York and agree that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Entrants agree that these Official Rules are governed by the laws of the State of New York without reference to principles of conflicts of law. If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.

7. License to Sponsor:

Making a Submission constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If necessary, entrant will sign any necessary documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission.

8. Terms:

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Sponsor may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.
Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Sponsor. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

9. Sponsor:

Rachel’s Mediterranean Management Company, 225 Delaware Ave, Suite1, Buffalo, NY 14202

The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter or Instagram. You are providing information to Sponsor and not to Twitter or Instagram.

10. Winner List:

Beginning on or about August 1st, 2018 you may request the names of the Prize Winners by emailing