Rutgers Athletics Social Media Caption Contest Rules 9/16/23

Official Rules


Eligibility. This Caption Contest (this “Contest”) is open to all natural persons who are legal residents of New Jersey and New York who are at least 18 years old at the time of entry.  Void outside of New Jersey and New York. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

Sponsor. The Contest sponsor is Jackpocket Inc. (“Sponsor”), located at 145 W 45th St, Floor 12, New York, New York 10036.  Sponsor and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, assigns, agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders, and employees and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration, judging or fulfillment of the Contest, including without limitation, the immediate family members of such individuals, are not eligible to participate.  Sponsor will conduct the Contest substantially as described in these Official Rules. 

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Twitter. Twitter is completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Contest.

Entry Period.  This Contest begins on September 11, 2023 at 12:00 PM ET and ends September 13, 2023 at 9:00 AM ET (“Entry Period”).

How to Enter.  To enter the Contest, you'll first need to become a registered user of (“Twitter”) or log into your Twitter account.  If you do not have an account, go to to create one. A Twitter account is free. By submitting your information and creating a Twitter account, you agree to the Twitter Terms of Use and Privacy as applicable. If you do not agree to such respective Terms of Use and Privacy Notice, you cannot create a Twitter account, or participate in this Contest.  Additionally, to enter via Twitter, your account must be set to public.

During the Entry Period, (i) login to your Twitter account, (ii) follow @jackpocket, (iii) locate @jackpocket’s Rutgers Contest Post (the “Contest Post”), and (iv) follow and complete the Contest rules in the post to receive one (1) entry, which consists of replying to @jackpocket’s Contest Post, and following @jackpocket.  Entry is free.  Entries on Twitter must be completed by September 13, 2023 at 9:00 AM ET to be considered.

By submitting an entry as instructed through the above method (“Submission”), you agree that your Submission conforms to the Guidelines and Restrictions detailed below.  Sponsor may choose to remove any Submission or disqualify you from the Contest if it believes that your Submission fails to conform with the Guidelines and Restrictions.  Upon completion of entry steps and compliance with the Guidelines and Restrictions, you will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Contest. 

Entrants understand that they are posting their Submission at their sole risk.  Sponsor is not responsible for any claims arising from the Submission, specifically including, but not limited to, claims for intellectual property infringement and privacy rights violations, as well as violations of the respective social media platform’s terms and conditions.

Submission Guidelines and Restrictions

a. Your Submission must not supply untruthful, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading information.

b. Your Submission must be your original creation and be owned 100% by you, or, alternatively, you must have the full rights to grant the license and other rights that you grant to Sponsor below.

c. Your Submission must not (in Sponsor’s discretion):  (i) violate any third-party rights, including copyrights, trademark rights, or rights of privacy and publicity; (ii) contain disparaging or defamatory statements; (iii) include threats to any person, place, business, or group; (iv) be obscene, offensive, or indecent; (v) depict any risky behavior; (vi) contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and/or (vii) contain unauthorized third-party trademarks or logos.

d. You represent and warrant that:  (i) the Submission does not violate any applicable law, rule or regulation; (ii) to the extent the Submission depicts any individual or features the voice or other qualities of any individual, you are the individual pictured, heard, or otherwise featured in the Submission, or, alternatively, that you have obtained written permission from each person appearing in the entry to grant the rights to Sponsor described in these Official Rules, and will make written copies of such permissions available to Sponsor upon request; (iii) the Submission complies with the Twitter Terms of Use, as applicable; and (iv) the Submission complies with all requirements of these Official Rules.  

If participating in this Contest via your mobile device (which service may only be available via select devices and participating wireless carriers, and is not required to enter), you may be charged for standard data use from your mobile device according to the terms in your wireless service provider’s data plan.  Normal airtime and carrier charges and other charges may apply to data use and will be billed on your wireless device bill or deducted from your pre-paid balance.  Wireless carrier rates vary, so you should contact your wireless carrier for information on your specific data plan.

Limitations on Entries. LIMIT ONE ENTRY, PER PERSON.  No third party entry or entry through any sweepstakes, contest or other service is permitted.  Any person who attempts or otherwise encourages the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage multiple or false entries, as determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified.  Use of robotic entry devices is strictly prohibited.  

Winners and Prizes.  

The following prizes are available during the Entry Period:



Total Approximate Retail Value (ARV)

Two (2) Rutgers Athletics Football Tickets to the RU vs Virginia Tech game on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at Shi Stadium @3:30 PM ET


$35.00 ARV Per Winner

($1,400.00 Total ARV)

$2.00 in Jackpocket Account Credits


$2.00 ARV Per Winner 

($40.00 Total ARV)

Winner agrees to accept the prize “as is” and entrants hereby acknowledge that Sponsor is not in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee relative to the prizes, including warranties provided exclusively by a prize supplier.  

For new users, being able to use the Jackpocket account credits will require downloading the Jackpocket mobile application and opening and registering a Jackpocket account.  All use of the Jackpocket mobile application is subject to its general terms and conditions at  All of the Jackpocket account credits are NON-WITHDRAWABLE and no cash will be provided for them. 

No substitution or transfer of prize except in Sponsor’s discretion; provided that if the advertised prize becomes unavailable for any reason, an alternate prize of comparable value may be awarded.  If a Second Prize winner’s Jackpocket account is locked, excluded or otherwise inactive, winner must reactivate the account to use the credits.  

Winner Selection; Drawing. Forty (40) winners will be selected from among all eligible entries collected during the Entry Period as follows: Twenty (20) winners will win the following prize (the “First Prize”): Two (2) tickets to the Rutgers Football Home Game at Shi Stadium in Piscataway, New Jersey on September 16, 2023, which allows each First Prize winner and one (1) guest to occupy two seats at Shi Stadium. Approximate retail value to each First Prize winner: $70.00. Twenty (20) winners will win the following prize (the “Second Prize”):  $2.00 in nonrefundable Jackpocket account credits. Approximate retail value to each Second Prize winner:  $2.00.

The prizes will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries collected during the Entry Period, taking place on or about September 13, 2023 at 11:00 AM ET.  The drawing will be conducted by Sponsor, whose decisions and interpretations on all matters relating to the Contest and these Official Rules are final and binding in all respects.  

Any difference between the stated approximate retail value and actual value of the prize will not be awarded.  All other expenses not specifically mentioned herein are solely the winner’s responsibility, including any applicable federal, state, and local taxes.  Winner understands there are inherent risks involved in travel to and from, and attendance to, Shi Stadium, and these risks may be present before, during, and after the event.  Winner agrees to accept the prize “as is” and entrants hereby acknowledge that Sponsor and Rutgers are not in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee relative to the prizes, including warranties provided exclusively by a prize supplier.

Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant or winner and may refuse to award a prize to a person who is not eligible or has violated a rule, gained unfair advantage in the Contest, or obtained winner status using fraudulent means.  If there is a dispute about the identity of an entrant, prize will be awarded to the natural person associated with the account or provided by email; provided, that, if a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected entry will be deemed ineligible.  If a winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with Contest rules, such winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be awarded the prize in a separate random drawing. Winners will be notified by phone and/or email.  Inability of Sponsor to contact a winner by telephone within forty-eight (48) hours after selection may result in disqualification of such winner and an alternate winner may be selected in a random drawing as Sponsor’s discretion.  

Prizes consisting of football game tickets will be delivered electronically after such winner has been notified and accepted the First Prize. Prizes consisting of Jackpocket account non-withdrawable credits will be credited to the Jackpocket account of the respective winners within three (3) business days after winner has been notified and accepted the Second Prize.  If a prize is returned as undeliverable, then such prize will be forfeited and another winner may be randomly drawn.

Odds.  The odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible participants, according to the eligibility requirements in the Contest.


General Terms.  By entering this Contest, you promise to abide by the Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which will be final and binding in all respects.  Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse, disqualify, or withdraw any entry at any time.  Sponsor will not be responsible for any injury, damage, or loss of any kind arising out of your participation in the Contest.  You agree to defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Sponsor and Rutgers University, and each of their subsidiary, and affiliated companies (if any), as well as any other person and organization responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest, and all of their respective past and present parents, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons and property, including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant’s entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Contest, acceptance, possession, attendance at, defect in, delivery of, inability to use, use or misuse of prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry. Winners acknowledge that the prize is awarded as-is without warranty of any kind.  

Except where prohibited by law, by accepting the prize, winner grants Sponsor a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free license to use winner’s name, photograph, voice and/or likeness without further authorization, compensation, or remuneration of any kind for advertising, promotion and other publicity purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world, including, without limitation, in social media advertisements and announcements.

Winner’s Name.  The names of winners are available only for thirty (30) days after the close of the Contest.  To receive the names of winners, where permitted by law, or printed copy of the Contest Official Rules, please contact Sponsor by email at

The Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Contest, in whole or in part, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Contest is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other unintended circumstances have impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Contest as contemplated herein.  If the Contest is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select winner(s) in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries unaffected by the problem.  Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy in such circumstances. 

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