1. Sweepstakes Timing: The Vicks No Sick Days Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins 10:00 a.m. ET on 10/31/2016 and ends at 5:00 p.m. ET on 1/30/2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). The Sweepstakes Period is comprised of three (3) separate entry periods (each an “Entry Period”) as defined in the chart below:

    Entry Period

    Start Date and Time

    End Date and Time


    10:00 a.m. ET on 10/31/2016

    11:59 p.m. ET on 11/29/2016


    12:00 a.m. ET on 11/30/2016

    11:59 p.m. ET on 12/22/2016


    12:00 a.m. ET on 12/23/2016

    5:00 p.m. ET on 1/30/2017

  2. Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 states of the United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older as of the last day of the month prior to date of entry. Employees of The Procter & Gamble Distributing, LLC (the “Sponsor”), their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies, including Don Jagoda Associates, Inc. (the “Administrator”) and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their spouses) and household members of each (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate or win. Void where prohibited by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

  3. HOW TO ENTER THE SWEEPSTAKES: There is NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to participate in the Sweepstakes. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning.  During each Entry Period, you may enter the Sweepstakes in the following ways:  All entry components submitted during part of the registration process shall herein be referred to as the “Entry”.  For all social media websites herein mentioned, the relevant terms of use will be applicable.

    • How to Enter on Instagram:  You may enter the Sweepstakes on your web-enabled mobile device by submitting a photo of what you would miss out on if you took a sick day with #NoSickDaysSweepstakes on Instagram.  Your photo must adhere to the Submission Guidelines included below and in these Official Rules. To enter via Instagram, you must have an Instagram account and have your account settings set to “unprotected” or “public. An Instagram can be opened for free by downloading the Instagram application from the Apple store or Google Play to your mobile device.

    • How to Enter on Twitter:  You may enter the Sweepstakes by posting a photo of what you would miss out on if you took a sick day with #NoSickDaysSweepstakes on Twitter. Your photo must adhere to the Submission Guidelines included below and in these Official Rules. To enter via Twitter, you must have a Twitter account and have your account settings set to “unprotected” or “public.  If you are a first time visitor to Twitter, you will be prompted to complete the on-screen registration form which is free.

    The following Entry Submission Guidelines apply to the Entry (and any subsequent photos submitted for use in this Sweepstakes): Please make sure to note the following when submitting your Entry:

    • If a photo includes the image or likeness of anyone other than you, you represent and warrant that you have obtained written permission from each such individual (or the parent or legal guardian from any individual who is a minor in his/her state of residence) and agree to provide such written permission to Sponsor upon request.

    • Entry may not have content where there is a result in any injury or bodily harm, or you are engaging in activity where there is a likelihood of injury or bodily harm.

    • Entry must not have been submitted previously in a sweepstakes of any kind or previously exhibited or displayed publicly (i.e., disclosed beyond your immediate circle of friends and family) through any means.

    • Any Entry deemed inappropriate or unsuitable, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, will be disqualified. Entry must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent (including but not limited to nudity or pornography), profane, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous (including words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic group).

    • Entry must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

    • Entry must not contain criminal or tortious activity, including but not limited to, child pornography, fraud, trafficking of obscene material, drug dealing, drug use, or gambling. Entry must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to all applicable local, state, federal, or international laws and regulations.

    • Entry must not feature beer, distilled spirits (i.e., hard liquor, malt beverages), tobacco products (including cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco, chewing tobacco and snuff), fireworks, firearms and ammunitions, prescription drugs, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, nutritional supplements, lotteries or gambling.

    • Entry must not contain content that is known by you to be false, inaccurate or misleading.

    • Entry should not violate or infringe any third-party copyright, trademark, logo, or other proprietary right of any entity or person (living or deceased), including, but not limited to rights of privacy, publicity or portrayal in a false light. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Entry may contain the Vicks name, the Vicks trademark, and the Vicks Professionals trade dress.

    • Entry should not make reference to any commercial/corporate advertising (including but not limited to corporate logos, brand names, charities, slogans, political, or religious statements), or be otherwise objectionable.

    • Clothing worn in the Entry should not contain any visible logos, drawings, cartoons, phrases, trademarks or other third-party materials, other than Vicks.

    • Entry should not include any representation or likeness of celebrities, athletes, musicians, or any other public or private figure, include any anti-social, political or religious groups, any commercial solicitation or promotional materials. Entry should not contain advertisements, personal solicitations, or commercial solicitations.

    • Entry must not contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, bots, spyware or any other computer code that is intended to damage, interfere with, or surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information.

    • Entrants and all submitted Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor's image/ Vicks brand image as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, or Entry will be disqualified from the Contest. The Entry must not disparage persons or organizations associated with Sponsor.

    • Entrants and all submitted Entries should not reference any other company or entity, including Vicks competitors or their products.  Entries may not disparage, slander or libel persons or organizations associated with Vicks or any other brands, companies, or individuals.

    Sponsor reserves the right to blur or black out any third party marks in their sole discretion. Any Entry not in compliance with the above or that does not meet the Sweepstakes requirements will be disqualified. Each Entrant and person depicted in photo grant to Sponsor a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-exclusive right and license to copy, distribute, and display each submitted Entry, in any media, and with right to use, copy, modify, edit, and create derivative works there from, and agrees to execute documents confirming such right and license at Sponsor’s reasonable request. Entrants may not copy or otherwise plagiarize any portion of the Entry from any source. All Entries submitted become the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Registration on Instagram and Twitter is a one-time requirement. If you are a returning visitor to Instagram or Twitter, you will be prompted to log-in using your e-mail or username (as applicable). All eligible Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on the last day of each Entry Period as outlined in Rule # 1, to be eligible for that Entry Period’s random drawing with the exception of Entry Period 3 where all Entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. ET on 1/30/2017 to be eligible for the final Entry Period’s random drawing.  Limit one (1) Entry per person during each Entry Period, regardless of the method of Entry. Entries will not be judged. Entries will not be carried forward to subsequent Entry Periods, if any. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, mailing addresses, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void such Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated or computer system to participate online is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Normal Internet/phone access and usage/data charges imposed by your online/phone service may apply.

  4. Privacy: Trust is a cornerstone of Sponsor’s corporate mission and the success of their business depends on it. Sponsor is committed to maintaining your trust by protecting personal information they collect about you. Click here for the full details of Sponsor’s Privacy Statement:

  5. Random Drawing and Winner Notification: Three (3) separate random drawings will be conducted on or about the following dates: 11/30/16; 12/23/16; and 1/31/17, from among all eligible Entries received during the applicable Entry Period. Drawings will be conducted by Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., an independent judging organization whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a Grand Prize are dependent upon the number of eligible Entries received during each Entry Period. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state, local taxes. Grand Prize winners may be required to verify their address via email. Prizes will be shipped within 4-6 weeks after the winner verification process is complete.

  6. Grand Prize and Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): Grand Prizes (three – one per Entry Period): A Canon EOS Rebel T5 EF-S 18-55mm IS II Lens Kit and a Vicks Prize Pack consisting of NyQuil and DayQuil products.  Vicks Prize Pack products are at the Sponsor’s discretion. The ARV of each Grand Prize is $428.96.  If a Grand Prize winner resides in one of the following states: AK, AZ, CT, DC, HI, KS, ND, OH, PA, RI, and VT  they will receive four (4) free product coupons in lieu of the Vicks Prize Pack portion of the prize. Coupons expire 12/31/17. Prizes consist of only the items specifically listed as part of the prize. Limit one prize per person or household.  No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent for the prize will be permitted, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor in such circumstance, an alternate prize/prize component of equal value will be awarded and the Sponsor’s obligation to the winners will be fulfilled, and no other additional compensation will be provided. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use winners’ names and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. Prizes will be awarded provided a sufficient number of eligible Entries have been received per Entry Period.

  7. General Rules: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Sweepstakes materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. Entries become the property of the Sponsor. The Sponsor may randomly determine select Entries that may be posted online during the Entry Periods and just after to be used in Sponsor’s sole discretion for publicity and advertising purposes. The Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Website or the Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries in the Sweepstakes or for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, accessing or downloading information in connection with the websites or Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute as to any Entry, the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the site account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. Winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the site account. Proof of entering information via any of the websites does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt of such information. Sponsor (as identified in these Official Rules) is not responsible for the failure of any email or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or congestion on the internet or at any website. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the Entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Website; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes or any website may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes or any website, then the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel the Sweepstakes and select the Grand Prize winners from among all eligible Entries received each Entry Period prior to cancellation. By participating in the Sweepstakes, the entrant agrees that Sponsor, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, agents, retailers, advertising and Sweepstakes agencies and all of their respective shareholders, officers, directors, employees and assigns, members, representatives and agents, will have no liability whatsoever for, and will be held harmless by entrant for any liability for any bodily injury, loss, cost or damages of any kind to persons, including death and property, damages sustained due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from Entry creation, the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize or parts thereof, if applicable or participation in the Sweepstakes or participation in any Sweepstakes or related activity. By entering the Sweepstakes, you hereby represent and warrant that you have read these Official Rules and are fully familiar with its contents.

  8. Governing Law: The Sweepstakes and the Official Rules shall be exclusively governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Ohio in the U.S., without regard to conflicts of law provisions. Entrants submit to exclusive personal jurisdiction in Ohio and agree that any dispute shall be brought in the state or federal courts in Ohio. You agree that: (a) 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, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Ohio in the United States; (b) 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 attorney’s fees; and (c) notwithstanding the foregoing, you waive the right to claim any damages, whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct or indirect damages.

  9. WINNERS NAMES: For the names of the winners, available after 2/28/2017, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope, by 3/31/2017 to: Vicks No Sick Days Sweepstakes Winners, 100 Marcus Drive, Dept: CR, Melville, NY 11747.

  10. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is The Procter & Gamble Distributing LLC, One P&G Plaza, Cincinnati, OH 45202. The Administrator of the Sweepstakes is Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., 100 Marcus Drive, Melville, NY 11747.