PepsiCo Adelante Program
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
THIS CONTEST, YOU AGREE TO PEPSI-COLA’S PRIVACY POLICIES, AVAILABLE AT THE
CONTEST WEB SITE, AND THAT YOUR ENTRY AND THE PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED
FROM YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTEST WILL BE SHARED WITH THE SPONSOR,
PEPSI-COLA COMPANY. ("SPONSOR").
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED. A PURCHASE
OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. YOU MUST BE
18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY TO WIN THIS CONTEST.
1. Agreement to Official Rules: By
participating in the Contest, Entrants fully and unconditionally agree to and
accept these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or
Administrators, which are final and legally binding in all matters related to
the Contest. Whether an Entrant(s)
receives a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth
herein (the "Official Rules”).
2. Timing: The Contest
will begin on March 18, 2013 and end on April 26, 2013 with the submission of
each team’s synopsis to the business case.
3. How to Enter: Participants
must sign up in order to be eligible to compete. Visit http://www.nshmba.org/PepsiCoCaseStudy
and register your Team members on the NSHMBA PepsiCo Case Study page by following
the online instructions to be eligible to participate. (See eligibility
requirements below.) Team members must consist of 3-5 persons to be considered
a Team ("Team”). Provide all of the specified information (as described online)
and click on the submit key. During the Registration Period a confirmation
email will be sent to all Teams that have cleared registration. Please retain the email for your
records. Entries not received within the qualification deadline period and/or
with incomplete information, past the due date, will be disqualified by Sponsor
at its sole discretion. Limit one
(1) application per Team. Administrator is not responsible for late, lost, or
misdirected application materials or correspondence. All application materials
become Administrator’s property and will not be returned. Void where prohibited. Submission of an application grants, Administrator
and its agents the right to publish, use, adapt, edit and/or modify such
application in any way, in any and all media, without limitation, and without
consideration to the applicant.
Submission of any application further constitutes the applicant’s
consent to irrevocably assign and transfer to the Administrator any and all
rights, title and interest in the application, including, without limitation,
4. Eligibility: PepsiCo Adelante ERG Contest is open only to legal
residents of the 50 United States, D.C. and Puerto Rico who are at least 18
years of age at the time of entry and who did not purchase any equipment for
purposes of entering this Contest. By
participating in the Program, each Team unconditionally accepts and agrees to
comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Pepsi-Cola Company, Purchase, New York ("Sponsor”),
whose decisions shall be final and binding in all respects. Team applicants must meet all of the following criteria to
- Teams must be composed of 3-5 team members. Alternates are allowed, but must be listed by
name on the Registration form.Team members must be members of NSHMBA working on their MBAs.
Multiple Teams can be sent from one university.
- Teams must have self-made, distinctive names and marketing logo
not directly associated with any current University, Company, or other
- All teammates must be present for their case presentation at the
Conference (October 9, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas), and each student must have
a speaking part (the "Event”).
Exceptions can be requested and granted at the sole discretion of
- Case study must be written and presented in English.
- It’s the responsibility of each Team to arrange for their own, financial
requirements to participate fully in this event.
All research content must be referenced.
- All participants must be an active NSHMBA Member of Premier or Platinum status.
The Contest is subject to all
applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.
5. Judging Criteria: The following
Rubric will serve for grading and judging Teams. The Team with highest point total wins the
case competition contest. In the event
of a tie, judges will convene to determine a sole winner.
Prior to the
start of the Event, Teams must submit
synopsis of their case study to the judges.
Teams without a synopsis will be disqualified. Entries must contain the following:
- Cover or title page - Team
Name, University and team members’ names (including alternates).
- Brief summary - This is a written outline of the case study
summarizing all key points. It could
include a situation analysis, research, goals and objectives, strategies and
tactics, and evaluations.
- Samples of collateral materials, news
releases, media materials and schedules.
- References for all research materials.
- Must be provided within a Microsoft Word Document.
(3) Top Finalists will be chosen to compete at the Event. Transportation and
lodging will be provided for each Finalist member.
Prize: All Finalist
Team members will receive a certificate of recognition. Each
member of the winning team will
receive the following Prize: a
$500 American Express gift card and a Gift Basket including various PepsiCo
product and / or memorabilia with an approximate value of $100. Approximate TotalRetail
7. Conduct: These Terms and Conditions are accessible
from the Website throughout the Contest Period.
Failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions may result in
disqualification. Administrator reserves
the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual suspected of
tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Program or the Web
Site; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Administrator to be in violation
of the Official Rules; or to be acting in any manner deemed by Administrator to
be unsportsmanlike or disruptive, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or
harass any other person. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT
BY A USER OR ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB
SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROGRAM IS A VIOLATION OF
CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ADMINISTRATOR
RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND COSTS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION,
ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
of Liability: Administrator
and Program Parties
but not limited to, PepsiCo., Inc., Pepsi-Cola Company and its bottlers assume
no responsibility or liability for (a) any incorrect or inaccurate entry
information, or for any faulty, failed, garbled or jumbled electronic data
transmissions; (b) any unauthorized access to, or theft, destruction or alteration
of entries at any point in the operation of this Program; (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, computers or
providers utilized in any aspect of the operation of the Program; (d)
inaccessibility or unavailability of the Internet or the Web Site or any
combination thereof, or; (e) any injury or damage to participant’s or to any
other person's computer which may be related to or resulting from any attempt
to participate in the Program or download any materials in the Program. If, for any reason, the Program is not
capable of running as planned for reasons which may include without limitation,
infection by computer virus, bugs, 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 Program,
then the Administrator reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel,
terminate, modify or suspend the Program in whole or in part.
where prohibited, Entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and
causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize
awarded shall be resolved individually,
without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United
States District Court for the state of New York or the appropriate New York
State Court.; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to
actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering
this Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances
will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all
rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and
any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and
all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the
construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official
Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrant and Sponsor in connection with
the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws
of the State of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict
of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction),
which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than
the State of New York.
10. Sponsor: PepsiCo, Inc. Purchase,
New York 10577