BJ’s RESTAURANTS, INC.

“Thank You Card” PROMOTION

OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF MONEY IS NECESSARY. 

A PURCHASE or payment WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR ODDS.

 

OPEN ONLY TO ELIGIBLE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF

az, ca, co, fl, in, ks, ky, la, nm, nv, oh, ok, or, tx, or wa

WHO ARE AT least 18 YEARS OLD

 

1.  ELIGIBILITY: This BJ’s Restaurants “Thank You Card” promotion (the “Promotion”), sponsored by BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. (“Sponsor”), is open to all legal residents of any of the following states: az, ca, co, fl, in, ks, ky, la, nm, nv, oh, ok, or, tx, and wa (the “Territory”) who are at least 18 years old as of 9/12/13. Notwithstanding the foregoing, all officers, directors, employees and independent contractors (and the household members and immediate family members, e.g. children, spouse, siblings, parents, grandparents and the “steps” of each of the aforementioned) of Sponsor, any vendor engaged by Sponsor to assist with this Promotion, and their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising, promotion and web design agencies (collectively, “Sponsor and Others”), and other individuals/entities associated with this Promotion are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. You may read a copy of these Official Rules at www.bjsrestaurants.com/thankyoucard.

2.  HOW TO RECEIVE A THANK YOU CARD (”CARD”): There are two ways to receive a Card while supplies last: (i) Any individual who pays a check at any BJ’s restaurant on any day between 9/12/13 and 10/8/13 (the “Promotion Period”) will receive a Card at the end of their meal or (ii) you may also receive a Card without making a purchase during the Promotion Period by legibly hand printing your first and last name, street address, email address and telephone number (including area code), and favorite BJ’s restaurant location (specifying the restaurant’s street address), on a plain 3” x 5” piece of paper and mailing it in an envelope with proper postage affixed postmarked by 10/8/13 to: BJ’s Restaurants Thank You Card Promotion, 35610 Mound Rd., Sterling Heights, MI 48310.  No mechanically or otherwise reproduced entries are allowed.  Limit: One (1) Card per person per day throughout the Promotion Period.  All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, lost, damaged, stolen, misdirected, late, illegible, mail or mutilated entries or entries not received by Sponsor.

3. HOW TO DETERMINE THE VALUE OF YOUR CARD / HOW TO REDEEM YOUR CARD: To find out the value of your Card for BJ’s food purchases, bring your Card to any BJ’s Restaurant between 9/12/13 and 11/26/13, and present it to the host/ess or restaurant manager. For your Card to be valid, it must be scanned by a BJ's Restaurant host/ess or manager.  All Cards, other than the $500 Cards, will expire at the close of business on11/26/13.  The $500 Cards will expire at the close of business on 12/24/14.  The total number of Cards available to be distributed during the Promotion Period is 325,000 Cards, consisting of the following distribution:

DESCRIPTION

APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE

(“ARV”)

NUMBER AVAILABLE

TOTAL

ARV

ODDS OF RECEIVING

BJ’s $500 Gift Card

$500

2

$1,000

1:162,500

BJ’s $25 Gift Card

$25

8,123

$203,075

1:40

BJ’s $10 Gift Card

$10

38,449

$384,490

1:8.5

BJ’s $5 Gift Card

$5

278,426

$1,392,130

1:1.2

4. OTHER TERMS: You are not obligated to make any purchase before or after the amount of your Card’s value has been revealed, or to make any purchase in excess of the value of your Card.  Regardless of the value of your Card, it may not be used for purchases of alcoholic beverages, gratuities, or taxes. One Card per person may be used per visit to a BJ’s restaurant.  Cards are for promotional purposes only; they are not transferable or redeemable for cash, and may not be combined with any other Card, coupon or promotional offer.  Cards are not substitutable except by Sponsor with one of equal or greater value.  Cards must be used in compliance with these Official Rules.  Lost or stolen Cards will not be replaced.  Any balance on a $5, $10, or $25 Card less than $500 may be applied to future BJ’s food purchases occurring on or before 11/26/13 and any balance remaining on a $500 Card may be applied to future BJ’s food purchases occurring on or before 12/24/14. Any Cards that have been reproduced, tampered with or obtained other than through legitimate and authorized sources are void. Sponsor’s decision is final in all matters pertaining to this Promotion, including matters occurring because of unintended printer, mechanical, human or other errors.  All federal, state, and local taxes and other expenses are your responsibility. This promotion is void outside of the Territory and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law.  You release Sponsor from all costs, claims, damages or injury, whether due to negligence or otherwise, to person(s) or property (including death) due in any manner to participation in this Promotion or use of your Card.  Cash value of each Card: 0¢.  For a list of the recipients of the $500 Cards, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to BJ’s Thank You Card Winners List, 35610 Mound Rd, Dept. 900, Sterling Heights, MI 48310. Sponsor: BJ’s Restaurants, Inc., 7755 Center Avenue, Suite 300, Huntington Beach, CA 92647.

5.  LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Sponsor and Others are not responsible for any typographical, clerical or other errors in any Promotion-related materials. Liability for any Card containing printing or other errors is limited to replacement with another Card.  Sponsor is not required to distribute more Cards than as stated in these Official Rules.  If the Promotion is compromised by circumstances that otherwise interfere with or corrupt the intended operation, security or fairness of the Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to discontinue, suspend or terminate the Promotion and to proceed to distribute the Cards as described in Section 3 in a manner it determines fair and reasonable.

6.  DISPUTES.  Any dispute arising from this Promotion or these Official Rules shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without giving effect or regard to any principles or doctrines of conflicts of law.  Except where prohibited by law, any action arising out of or relating to this Promotion or these Official Rules shall be resolved individually and exclusively by final and binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) and conducted before a sole arbitrator, all pursuant to the AAA Commercial Arbitration Rules as supplemented by AAA’s Supplementary Procedures for Consumer-Related Disputes (collectively, the “AAA Rules”), which includes payment by Sponsor of many of the fees associated with such arbitration, whether initiated by Sponsor or you.  The arbitration shall be held at a location in the state in which you live.  There shall be no authority for any claims to be arbitrated (or otherwise disputed) on a class or representative basis; arbitration can decide only Sponsor’s or your individual claims and the arbitrator may not consolidate or join the claims of other persons or parties who may be similarly situated.  ANY RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY IS HEREBY WAIVED.  Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in these Official Rules, if the amount in dispute arising out of or relating to this Promotion or these Official Rules is less than the jurisdictional maximum of a small claims court applicable in the state in which you live, you may bring an action in such small claims court for such dispute, which will be in lieu of arbitration or an action in any other court.

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