How It Works

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TAKE A PIC
OF YOUR RECEIPT

After you shop for school supplies, snap a quick pic of your receipt.

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REPLY TO OUR TWEET
ON AUGUST 10TH

Reply to our August 10th tweet with #SuppliesContest and the pic of your receipt.

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KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR
TWITTER ACCOUNT

Select entries will get reimbursed. We will only contact you through direct messaging on Twitter.


*No Chipotle Purchase Necessary. Open to residents of the 50 United States & D.C., 18+ who are teachers working during the 21-22 academic year in state licensed or accredited schools in the 50 US/DC or homeschool instructors. Contest Period begins 8/10/21 at 12:01 am PT and ends the earlier of (i) when all prizes have been claimed; or (ii) 8/31/21 at 11:59 pm PT. To enter: reply to the pinned Tweet on the @chipotletweets Twitter account with a photo of a receipt with school supply expenses & the hashtag #suppliescontest. Up to 170 prizes available. Maximum reimbursement per entrant: $599. For Official Rules including entry limitations, restrictions and prize descriptions, visit chipotle.com/teachers. Sponsor: CMG Strategy Co., LLC. Venmo is not a sponsor of or responsible for this promotion. Payouts may be publicly visible depending on the recipient's Venmo privacy settings.


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ROUND UP TO SUPPLY A TEACHER

We’re also teaming up with the Kids In Need Foundation to provide underserved schools with classroom supplies as part of the Supply A Teacher Program.


CHIPOTLE BACK TO SCHOOL CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

 

NO CHIPOTLE PURCHASE NECESSARY. A CHIPOTLE PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

 
  1. DESCRIPTION.  The “Chipotle Back to School” Contest (the “Contest”) begins at 12:01 am Pacific Time (“PT”) on August 10, 2021 and ends the earlier of (i) at 11:59 pm PT on August 31, 2021; or (ii) when all available prizes have been claimed (the “Contest Period”).  To enter, eligible entrants must reply to the “Launch Tweet” (defined below) from the @chipotletweets account on Twitter with a photo of a receipt from a merchant showing a “School Supply Expenses” (defined below) and the hashtag #SuppliesContest, as described below.  By participating in the Contest, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of CMG Strategy Co., LLC, 610 Newport Center Drive, Suite 1400, Newport Beach, California, 92660 (“Sponsor”), whose decisions shall be final and legally binding in all respects.  

  2. ELIGIBILITY.  The Contest is open to residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry who are employed as teachers at state-licensed or accredited schools in the fifty (50) United Sates and the District of Columbia during the 2021-2022 academic year or who work as homeschool instructors.  Officers, directors and employees of Sponsor, Venmo (a subsidiary of PayPal), Inc. (“Venmo”) and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies involved in the Contest (all such individuals and entities collectively referred to herein as the “Contest Entities”), and their immediate family members and/or those residing in the same household of each are ineligible to enter the Contest or win a prize.  This Contest is void where prohibited.  A free Twitter account is required to enter the Contest, to sign up for Twitter go to www.twitter.com.  Use of Twitter will be subject to Twitter’s privacy policy and terms of use, which are available at: https://twitter.com/privacy/ and https://twitter.com/tos/.  A free Venmo account is required to receive a prize, to sign up for Venmo, go to https://venmo.com/.  Use of Venmo is subject to Venmo’s privacy policy and User Agreement, which are available at: https://venmo.com/legal/us-privacy-policy/; and  https://venmo.com/legal/us-user-agreement/.

  3. HOW TO ENTER.  At the beginning of the Contest Period, Sponsor will post a pinned Tweet to the @chipotletweets Twitter account inviting entrants to enter the Contest (the “Launch Tweet”).  To enter, eligible entrants must: reply to the Launch Tweet with (a) an original photo of a receipt for a purchase made by the entrant that shows “School Supply Expenses” (as defined herein); and the hashtag #SuppliesContest (each, an “Entry”).  Each Entry must comply with the “Entry Requirements” (defined below).  For the purposes of this Contest “School Supply Expenses” means a receipt that shows purchases for items to be used in a classroom setting by the entrant (including but not limited to, pens, pencils, paper, highlighters, folders, glue, stickers, binders, notebooks, erases, scissors, tape, cleaning wipes, hand sanitizer).  Chipotle will determine what constitutes School Supply Expenses in its sole discretion.  The term “School Supply Expenses” does not include tax, tip, or the costs associated with the goods or services listed on the receipt.  The maximum reimbursement will be Five Hundred and Ninety-Nine Dollars ($599).  Tweets must be public in order for an Entry to be eligible. 

    Limit one (1) prize per entrant during the Contest Period.  All Entries must be received by the end of the Contest Period.  The Sponsor’s database clock will be the official time keeper for this Contest.  Each Entry must meet the following “Entry Requirements”: (i) the Entry photo must have been taken by the entrant and must not feature or focus on any material owned or controlled by third parties (except to the extent such material appears on the receipt being submitted by an entrant); and (ii) the Entry must not be obscene, libelous or otherwise objectionable.  Any Entry that, in Sponsor's discretion, violates the Entry Requirements may be disqualified.  

    All Entries must be received by the end of the Contest Period.  No substitutions or new versions of Entries will be accepted once the original Entry is submitted for consideration.  Any Entry that is considered by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion to violate the Entry Requirements, in whole or in part, may be disqualified and will not be eligible for entry.  Except as otherwise contemplated in these Official Rules, and to the extent entrants may otherwise elect at the time of entry, personal information collected in connection with the Contest will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy located at  https://www.chipotle.com/about-us/privacy-policy.  

    Entry must be made by the entrant, only as described in these Official Rules.  Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other web site or e-mail address, including but not limited to entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Contest.  Tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest is prohibited and any entries deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be void.  In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an Entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected Entry may be deemed ineligible.  The Contest Entities shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or used in the Contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries in the Contest.  The Contest Entities assume no responsibility or liability for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of Entries.  

  4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION.  Throughout the Contest Period, a panel of judges selected by Sponsor (the “Judging Panel”) will review the Entries that have been received and select up to approximately one hundred (100) potential winners  based on the following criteria: (i) originality (30%); (ii) quality of Entry (30%); (iii) public appeal (20%); and (iv) appropriateness to image of the Contest Entities (20%) (the “Judging Criteria”).

    The potential winners will be subject to verification and compliance with these Official Rules.  The potential winners will be notified by Twitter direct message using the Twitter account information used by the entrant to enter the Contest.  Potential winners will be required to complete an online form and provide proof of their employment as a teacher.  The Contest Entities shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by the potential winner for any reason. If any potential winner does not respond within the time required by Sponsor, or if the winner notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to any potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit the potential winner’s prize and an alternate winner may be selected.  If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines the prize for any reason, such potential winner will be disqualified and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.

  5. PRIZES.  There are up to one hundred and seventy (170) prizes available.  Each winner will receive a credit to their Venmo account for the amount of the School Supply Expenses on each winner’s Entry, up to Five Hundred and Ninety-Nine Dollars ($599) per winner.  

    Each prize will have a cash value of the amount of the School Supply Expenses on the winner’s Entry up to the applicable limit.  Each winner shall bear all risk of loss or damage or access to winner’s Venmo account after the prize has been delivered.  Sponsor will not replace any prize that is lost, stolen or not received for any reason.  Prizes will be awarded only if the potential prize winners fully comply with these Official Rules. All portions of the prize(s) are non-assignable and non-transferable. All details that are not described in these Official Rules will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Each prize winner shall be solely responsible for all federal, state and/or local taxes, and the reporting consequences thereof, and for any other fees or costs associated with the applicable prize. If required by law, Sponsor reserves the right to withhold and remit to the appropriate taxing authorities the amount of any tax or taxes due. Each potential winner may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, tax forms, and where imposing such condition is legal, a Publicity Release (collectively, the “Prize Claim Documents”). If a potential winner fails or refuses to sign and return all the Prize Claim Documents within ten (10) days after being notified that he or she has been selected as the potential winner (or a shorter time if required by exigencies), the potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.

    Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished in connection with the Contest.  WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND SPONSOR HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND/OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

  6. MATERIALS/RIGHTS IN ENTRIES.  For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and legal sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, each entrant  hereby irrevocably grants to the Contest Entities, and their successors, licensees and assigns, a non-exclusive license (but not the obligation) to reproduce, publicly perform, publicly display, stream, exploit, make derivative works of and otherwise use the Entry, in whole or in part, in any and all media now or hereafter devised throughout the universe in perpetuity. Sponsor shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, composite, morph, scan, duplicate, or alter the Entry for any purpose which Sponsor deems necessary or desirable, and each entrant irrevocably waives any and all so-called “moral rights” they may have therein Sponsor shall retain the rights granted in each Entry even if the Entry is disqualified or fails to meet the Entry Requirements or even it if it determined that the entrant who made the Entry is ineligible to enter the Contest.

  7. PUBLICITY RELEASE.  Acceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s permission for the Contest Entities to use winner’s Entry and his or her name, Twitter handle, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation. 

  8. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES/INDEMNIFICATION.  Each entrant represents and warrants as follows: (i) the Entry does not and will not violate or infringe upon the intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or entity; (ii) the Entry meets the Entry Requirements, and does not and will not violate any applicable laws, and is not and will not be defamatory or libelous.  Each entrant agrees to indemnify the Contest Entities and hold them harmless from and against any and all third party claims, liability, judgments, losses, damages, costs, and expenses, including penalties, interest and reasonable outside attorney’s fees and costs in the defense and disposition of such matters arising out of, resulting from, based upon or incurred because of a breach by entrant of his or her representations, warranties, covenants or obligations hereunder, including, without limitation, any action or statement made by entrant while participating in the Contest.

  9. CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION/RELEASES – IMPORTANT PLEASE READ. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects.  The Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law.  All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. By participating in this Contest and/or by accepting any prize that they may be awarded, entrants agree to release the Contest Entities from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Contest and/or acceptance, use of the prize. The Contest Entities shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, postage-due, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible Entries, communications or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission; (ii) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of Submission or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused from participation in the Contest; or (v) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Contest.  The Contest Entities disclaim any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with this Contest, and reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes beyond Sponsor’s control, corrupt the administration, security or proper participation of the Contest.  Sponsor may prohibit you from participating in the Contest if, in its sole discretion, Sponsor determines you are attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or any other unfair participation with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives.  In the event an insufficient number of eligible entries are received and/or Sponsor is prevented from awarding prizes or continuing with the Contest as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic of health of other means, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), then Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the Contest.  Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded.  These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor.  The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision.  In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.

  10. NATURE OF RELATIONSHIP/WAIVER OF EQUITABLE RELIEF.  Each entrant hereby acknowledges and agrees that the relationship between the entrant and the Contest Entities is not a confidential, fiduciary, or other special relationship, and that the entrant’s decision to provide the entrant’s Entry to Sponsor for purposes of the Contest does not place the Contest Entities in a position that is any different from the position held by members of the general public with regard to elements of the entrant’s Entry. Each entrant understands and acknowledges that the Contest Entities have wide access to ideas, stories, designs, and other literary materials, and that new ideas are constantly being submitted to it or being developed by their own employees. Each entrant also acknowledges that many ideas may be competitive with, similar or identical to the Entry and/or each other in theme, idea, plot, format or other respects. Each entrant acknowledges and agrees that such entrant will not be entitled to any compensation as a result of any Contest Entity’s use of any such similar or identical material. Each entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Contest Entities do not now and shall not have in the future any duty or liability, direct or indirect, vicarious, contributory, or otherwise, with respect to the infringement or protection of the copyright in and to the Entry. Finally, each entrant acknowledges that, with respect to any claim by entrant relating to or arising out of a Contest Entity’s actual or alleged exploitation or use of any Entry or other material submitted in connection with the Contest, the damage, if any, thereby caused to the applicable entrant will not be irreparable or otherwise sufficient to entitle such entrant to seek injunctive or other equitable relief and entrant’s rights and remedies in any such event shall be strictly limited to the right to recover damages, if any, in an action at law. 

  11. NO OBLIGATION TO USE.  Sponsor shall have no obligation (express or implied) to use any Entry, or to otherwise exploit any Entry or, if commenced, to continue the distribution or exploitation thereof, and Sponsor may at any time abandon the use of the Entry for any reason, with or without legal justification or excuse, and entrants shall not be entitled to any damages or other relief by reason thereof.

  12. FURTHER DOCUMENTATION.  If Sponsor shall desire to secure additional assignments from the entrant(s), or other documents as Sponsor may reasonably require in order to effectuate the purposes and intents of these Official Rules, then each entrant agrees to sign the same upon Sponsor’s request therefor.

  13. DISPUTES.  This Contest is governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Colorado, without respect to any choice of law or conflict of law principles that would result in the application of any law other than that of Colorado. As a condition of participating in this Contest, entrants agree that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest, shall be resolved individually through binding arbitration, without resort to any form of class action, in accordance with the arbitration provision set forth below. 

  14. ARBITRATION PROVISION.  By participating in this Contest, each entrant (and any minor entrant’s parent or legal guardian) agrees: (i) that any and all disputes the entrant may have with, or claims entrant may have against, the Contest Entities relating to, arising out of or connected in any way with (a) the Contest, (b) the awarding or redemption of any prize, and/or (c) the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement to arbitrate, will be resolved exclusively by final and binding arbitration administered by JAMS and conducted before a sole arbitrator in accordance with the rules of JAMS; (ii) this arbitration agreement is made pursuant to a transaction involving interstate commerce, and shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”), 9 U.S.C. §§ 1-16; (iii) the arbitration shall be held in Newport Beach, California; (iv) the arbitrator’s decision shall be controlled by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and any of the other agreements referenced herein that the applicable entrant may have entered into in connection with the Contest; (v) the arbitrator shall apply Colorado law consistent with the FAA and applicable statutes of limitations, and shall honor claims of privilege recognized at law; (vi) there shall be no authority for any claims to be arbitrated on a class or representative basis, arbitration can decide only entrant’s and/or Sponsor’s individual claims; the arbitrator may not consolidate or join the claims of other persons or parties who may be similarly situated; (vii) the arbitrator shall not have the power to award punitive damages against the entrant or Sponsor; (viii) if the entrant is able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, Sponsor will pay as much of entrant’s filing and hearing fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive; and (ix) with the exception of subpart (vi) above, if any part of this arbitration provision is deemed to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, or otherwise conflicts with the rules of JAMS, then the balance of this arbitration provision shall remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid, unenforceable, illegal or conflicting provision were not contained herein.  If, however, subpart (vi) is found to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, then the entirety of this arbitration provision shall be null and void, and neither entrant nor Sponsor shall be entitled to arbitrate their dispute.  For more information on JAMS and/or the rules of JAMS, visit their website at www.jamsadr.com.

  15. SPONSOR: CMG Strategy Co., LLC, 610 Newport Center Drive, Suite 1400, Newport Beach, California, 92660.