Official Rules

RULE 1. ELIGIBILITY AND HOW TO VOTE

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Voting is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia. To vote, visit www.darlingtonraceway.com/CookOutFanVote (the “Website”) and follow the online instructions for voting. Voting begins at 10:00:00 AM Eastern Time on July 16, 2021 and ends at 9:00:00 AM Eastern Time on July 24, 2021 and will consist of six (6) rounds of bracket voting:

o   Round  of 64:   July 16, 2021 10:00:00 AM ET – July 19, 2021 9:00:00 AM ET

o   Round of 32:    July 19, 2021 10:00:00 AM ET – July 20, 2021 9:00:00 AM ET

o   Round of 16:    July 20, 2021 10:00:00 AM ET – July 21, 2021 9:00:00 AM ET

o   Round of 8:      July 21, 2021 10:00:00 AM ET – July 22, 2021 9:00:00 AM ET

o   Round of 4:      July 22, 2021 10:00:00 AM ET – July 23, 2021 9:00:00 AM ET

o   Round of 2:      July 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM ET – July 24, 2021 9:00:00 AM ET

To cast your vote for a shake flavor go to the Website and select the ‘vote’ button for that shake (each ballot submission, a “Vote”).  You may only submit 1 ballot per day per unique email address.  Once you select “vote”, you will be presented a verification, Opt-In and Terms and Conditions screen.  You must accept the Terms and Conditions and complete a verification step for your Vote to count.  Once you have been verified, you will be taken to the “thanks for voting” page with the selected shake(s).  You will then be given the option to share your vote on Facebook and/or Twitter.  

Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means may be void and may result in disqualification of the Vote from the round of bracket voting in the sole discretion of the Darlington Raceway of South Carolina, LLC d/b/a Darlington Raceway (“Darlington Raceway”).

RULE 2. PRIZES

No prizes will be awarded to voters.

RULE 3. VOTING PROCESS

Bracket Voting

Bracket Voting will launch on July 16, 2021 at 10:00:00 AM ET and continue until July 24, 2021 at 9:00:00 AM ET.  Each round will eliminate shake flavors until only 1 shake flavor ultimately remains. 

o   Round of 64:  You will have the ability to select 1 shake flavor from each of 32 matchups from July 16, 2021 at 10:00:00 AM ET to July 19, 2021 at 9:00:00 AM ET.  The 32 shake flavors that receive the highest number of votes will win this round and will move onto the round of 32.

o   Round of 32:  32 shake flavors will advance to this round based on head-to-head votes.  You will have the ability to select 1 shake flavor from each of 16 matchups from July 19, 2021 at 10:00:00 AM ET to July 20, 2021 at 9:00:00 AM ET.  The 16 shake flavors that receive the highest number of votes will win this round and will move onto the round of 16.

o   Round of 16:  16 shake flavors will advance to this round based on head-to-head votes.  You will have the ability to select 1 shake flavor from each of 8 matchups from July 20, 2021 at 10:00:00 AM ET to July 21, 2021 at 9:00:00 AM ET.  The 8 shake flavors that receive the highest number of votes will win this round and will move onto the round of 8.

o   Round of 8:  8 shake flavors will advance to this round based on head-to-head votes.  You will have the ability to select 1 shake flavor from each of 4 matchups from July 21, 2021 at 10:00:00 AM ET to July 22, 2021 at 9:00:00 AM ET.  The 4 shake flavors that receive the highest number of votes will win this round and will move onto the round of 4.

o   Round of 4:  4 shake flavors will advance to this round based on head-to-head votes.  You will have the ability to select 1 shake flavor from each of 2 matchups from July 22, 2021 at 10:00:00 AM ET to July 23, 2021 at 9:00:00 AM ET.  The 2 shake flavors that receive the highest number of votes will win this round and will move onto the round of 2. 

o   Round of 2:  2 shake flavors will advance to this round based on head-to-head votes.  You will have the ability to select 1 shake flavor from 1 matchup from July 23, 2021 at 10:00:00 AM ET to July 24, 2021 at 9:00:00 AM ET.  The winner of the championship matchup based on head-to-head results will be named the winner of the Cook Out Shake Fan Vote.

RULE 4. VOTING RESULTS

Voting ends at 9:00:00 AM (ET) on July 24, 2021. The winner of the Cook Out Shake Fan Vote will be posted on the Website on or about July 24, 2021.

RULE 5. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION

All personally-identifiable information provided during the voting process will be treated in accordance with the NASCAR.COM privacy policy posted here https://www.nascar.com/privacy-statement/.  By participating, you agree to these rules, the NASCAR.COM privacy policy, and the decisions of Darlington Raceway, which shall be final and legally binding in all matters relating to this voting. Entrant agrees to release, discharge and hold harmless Darlington Raceway of South Carolina, LLC, Cook Out, NASCAR Digital Media, LLC, NASCAR, LLC, their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, limited liability and affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective shareholders, officers, directors, employees, members, agents and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from liability of any kind or nature for any loss, claims, damages, or injuries of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly form entrant’s participation in this vote.  Darlington Raceway reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend part or all voting should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Darlington Raceway corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the vote. Voting may also be temporarily suspended due to routine site, server or network maintenance. If cancelled or terminated early, Darlington Raceway will determine the winner by tallying the votes that Darlington Raceway, in its sole discretion, finds to be valid at the time of termination or cancellation. If suspended, Darlington Raceway will determine the winner by tallying the votes that Darlington Raceway, in its sole discretion, finds to be valid at the time of suspension and the votes accumulated when voting resumes. Darlington Raceway is not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, fraud, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions, whether caused by Darlington Raceway, participants, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the promotion or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions which may damage a user’s system or limit a participant’s ability to participate in the promotion. Darlington Raceway may prohibit a participant from taking part in the vote or disqualify a participant’s vote if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said participant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Vote by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, or threaten any other participant or Darlington Raceway representatives. Void where prohibited and subject to federal, state and local laws.  In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules.  “Authorized account subscriber of the e-mail account” is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses. 

CAUTION — ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE OF VOTING MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, DARLINGTON RACEWAY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH VOTER TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

The Cook Out Shake Fan Vote is sponsored by Darlington Raceway of South Carolina, LLC d/b/a Darlington Raceway.  Cook Out, NASCAR, LLC and NASCAR Digital Media, LLC are not sponsors of this vote.  The Cook Out logo and word mark are used under license by Cook Out.  All rules associated with the Cook Out Shake Fan Vote are maintained by Darlington Raceway.

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