Chili’s Hat Trick Sweepstakes

Washington Capitals Chili’s Hat Trick Sweepstakes 2013-2014 Regular Season Contest

Sweepstakes runs from (October 3, 2013) through (April 17, 2013) at 11:59PM EST (“Promotional Period”) and is sponsored by Chili’s (“Sponsor”) and advertised by the Washington Capitals (“Advertiser”). Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Entrants must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older to enter.  Employees, officers, directors and representatives of the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards, Washington Mystics, Lincoln Holdings LLC, Monumental Sports & Entertainment, Verizon Center, DC Arena LP, National Hockey League (“NHL”) and its parent entities, corporate affiliates, and those with whom such persons are domiciled, are not eligible.  Sweepstakes subject to all federal, state and local laws. Sweepstakes rules may be amended any time for any reason, without Notice. Sweepstakes is void outside a 100 mile radius from Verizon Center, 601 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004. 


To enter, prospective contestants will go to the Chili’s Hat Trick Sweepstakes registration page ( within the Sweepstakes Promotional Period and fill out the required fields. One (1) winner will be chosen at random each time a Capitals player scores a hat trick (3 goals in one game). The hat trick can be scored in either a home or away 60 minute regulation game. Goals scored in an overtime period will count in the hat trick calculation. Goals scored in a shootout will not count in a hat trick calculation. To have an entry be eligible for the sweepstakes, prospective contestants must fill out the form prior to 72 hours after a hat trick is scored. One (1) winner will be chosen at random within 72 hours of the Capitals hat trick. Failure to comply with this or any other Official Rule will result in disqualification. Entry must be submitted online only. No hand written or mechanically reproduced entries permitted. Incomplete entries are void.


One (1) winner will be chosen at random after 24 hours and within 72 hours of the game in which the Capitals hat trick was scored. The winner will be contacted via phone and/or email. There can be multiple winners throughout the 2013-2014 Capitals Regular Season, but only one (1) winner per hat trick scored in any one (1) game.

The number of eligible entries will determine the odds of winning.  In Sponsor’s sole discretion, a selected winner may be required to forfeit a prize and an alternate winner may be selected in accordance with these Official Rules from among the remaining eligible entries for that prize if selected winner (i) does not reply or claim prize within 24 hours of notification, (ii) declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason, or (iii) fails to comply with these Official Rules.

3.    PRIZE:

Up to five hundred dollars ($500.00) worth of food and beverages at a participating Chili’s Restaurant for one time use only. Taxes and gratuity are not included. The prize is non-transferable and not redeemable for cash and can only be used on regular priced menu items. Other discounts, specials, offers or coupons may not be utilized upon redemption. Redemption subject to Sponsor and Advertiser restrictions. An individual may only win one time.

Estimated value of prize:

Sponsor and/or Advertiser reserves right, in its sole discretion, to change all prizes. The prizes ARE NON-TRANSFERABLE AND ARE NON- REDEEMABLE for cash.  Prize winners are responsible for all taxes (local, state, and federal) and transportation costs, if any, to/from Chili’s Restaurant. 


By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects. By entering, each entrant agrees to release, discharge, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Sponsor (Chili’s), Lincoln Holdings LLC, Monumental Sports & Entertainment, Lincoln Hockey LLC, Washington Capitals, Washington Sports & Entertainment LP, Verizon Center, DC Arena LP, National Hockey League (“NHL”) and each of its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and marketing agencies and each of their respective employees, trustees, partners, members, officers, shareholders, directors, representatives and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) from and against any claims, damages or liability involving or arising out of  (i) late, lost, delayed, misdirected, postage due, mutilated, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible entries; (ii) telephone system, technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, transmission or other errors of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use or misuse of any prize or from participating in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes related activity; or (v) any printing, distribution, typographical, administrative, human or technological errors involving or associated with the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and Advertiser disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with the Sweepstakes. 

Sponsor and/or Advertiser reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Sweepstakes (or any portion of the Sweepstakes) should any virus, bug, computer problem or other cause or problem corrupt or inhibit the administration, security or proper operation of the Sweepstakes and, in such situation (or in the event of any type of error), to select the winner from eligible entries received prior to the action taken or in such manner as deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor and/or Advertiser. In no event will Sponsor and/or Advertiser be liable for more than the stated prizes in these Official Rules.  Sponsor and/or Advertiser may prohibit entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsor and/or Advertiser’s representatives. Releasees have not made and/or are not responsible for any misrepresentation or guaranty, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prizes. By accepting a prize, winner agrees and acknowledges that Sponsor may use winner's name, voice, biographical data, likeness and city name in any and all media throughout the universe and in perpetuity for promotional purposes without additional compensation or remuneration, except where prohibited by law.  By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event will attorneys’ fees be awarded or recoverable; and (3) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than actual out of pocket expenses, and/or any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. 

Winner shall complete “Prize Winner Affidavit and Release.” If winner fails to complete “Prize Winner Affidavit and Release” form, he/she may be disqualified and the prize forfeited.