15th Anniversary Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions




Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is Snow Commerce, Inc. 1340 Clay St. Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 United States.

Minecraft is used with permission by Microsoft Corporation and Mojang AB. This contest is not administered or sponsored by Microsoft Corporation and Mojang AB. No personal data is being shared with Microsoft Corporation and Mojang AB. ©2024 Mojang AB. ™ Microsoft Corp.

  1. Eligibility: This giveaway campaign (the “Campaign”) is open only to those who sign up at https://shop.minecraft.net/pages/15th-anniversary-sweepstakes and who are 18 years or older as of the date of entry. The Campaign is only open to legal residents of the United States (except residents of Rhode Island), and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, Minecraft (“Client”), and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers(collectively the “Employees”), and Employees’ immediate family members and/or those living in their same household are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, You agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Rules. You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of Sponsor as final and binding as it relates to this Campaign. Sponsor reserves the right, in its discretion, to modify these Rules at any time. You are responsible for reviewing and becoming familiar with any such modifications.

  3. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on May 15, 2024, at 12:01 AM, EST and ending May 29, 2024 at 11:59 PM, PST. All online entries must be received by May 29, 2024 11:59 PM, PST.

  4. How to Enter: Enter using the online form provided at https://shop.minecraft.net/pages/15th-anniversary-sweepstakes. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to these Rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Sponsor. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices to circumvent these Rules. You will have two (2) chances to enter the Minecraft 15th Anniversary Sweepstakes using the online form provided at https://shop.minecraft.net/pages/15th-anniversary-sweepstakes, by: (1) entering your email address and (2) answering the question appearing on the entry page. The maximum number of entries per person is two (2) (i.e. one entry for your email address and one additional entry if you answer the question appearing on the entry page). If You use fraudulent methods of entry or otherwise attempt to circumvent these Rules, you may be disqualified from participating in the Campaign at the sole discretion of Sponsor.

  1. Prize: One (1) grand prize winner will be randomly selected on June 5, 2024. The grand prize winner will win the following grand prize package: $500 gift card. The ARV of each runner-up prize is $100. The specifics of the prizes shall be solely determined by Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prizes are non-transferable. An individual can win only one prize in this giveaway. All prize-related expenses, including without limitation all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of the respective Winners. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by the Winners is permitted. Acceptance of prizes constitutes permission for Sponsor to use Winners’ names, likenesses, and entries for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. 


  1. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

  2. Winner Selection and Notification: The Winners will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of Sponsor at the end of the Campaign on June 5, 2024. The winners will be notified by email within five (5) days following the selection of the Winners. Sponsor shall have no liability for a Winner’s failure to receive notices or for a Winner’s provision of incorrect or incomplete contact information. If the Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within seven (7) days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner will be selected at random from among all remaining eligible entries. Receipt by the Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE RULES BY WINNER (DETERMINED AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

  3. Rights Granted by You: By providing your email address in connection with the Campaign, you understand and agree that Sponsor, anyone acting on behalf of Sponsor, and Sponsor’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.

  4. Additional Terms & Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, the Sponsor may select the Winners from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Rules. Sponsor has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by these Rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

  5. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Client, and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors (the “Indemnitees”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Campaign; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Campaign or the processing of entries.

  6. Disputes: This Campaign is governed by the laws of The United States of America and Ohio, without respect to conflict of law doctrines. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participants agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Ohio having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

  7. Privacy : By participating in this Campaign, you agree that the Sponsor as the data controller will process your personal data (full name, email, and information entered during your entry) in accordance with applicable personal data protection laws. Purposes of data processing include organizing the Campaign, evaluation of Your entry, communication with You, selection of the Winners and awarding the prize. Your data will be processed based on:
    1. Your consent, which you can withdraw at any time by contacting the Sponsor at snowreport@snowcommerce.com. If You are under 18, You must be able to present your parents' or legal guardians' express written consent to the processing of Your personal data in accordance with these privacy rules;
    2. the Sponsor’s legitimate interests, such as the  promotion of the Sponsor’s brand and other marketing purposes, as well as detecting fraud, abuse, other malicious activities, and/or enforcing or defending the Sponsor’s legal rights.

Provision of Your personal data is voluntary, but failure to provide the above-mentioned personal data will automatically exclude You from participation in this Campaign. Your personal data will be retained for as long as necessary for the above-mentioned purposes and as long as there is a legal basis for data processing. For example, if You withdraw your consent, Your data will be deleted, if it is not required to enforce or defend Sponsor’s legal rights. Please see the Sponsor’s privacy policy at https://shop.minecraft.net/pages/privacy-policy for details regarding the sharing of personal data with third parties, data subject’s rights, and information security.

  1. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Snow Commerce, Inc. 1430 Clay St Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 United States. Requests must be received no later than June 12, 2024 11:59PM, PST.