The Sherwin-Williams Company

“The Ultimate Soccer Room” Sweepstakes

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.

DATES OF SWEEPSTAKES: The Sherwin-Williams Company “The Ultimate Soccer Room” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 8, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on July 22, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico who are at least eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry (the “Entrant”). The Entrant who is selected as the grand prize winner (the “Grand Prize Winner”) must have a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor (defined below) to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the grand prize (the “Grand Prize”). Valid social security numbers will be determined by Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) requirements as further defined in the “Prize Claims” section of these Official Rules. Employees and their immediate family members (parents, children, siblings or spouse, regardless of where they live) or persons living in same household (whether related or not) of The Sherwin-Williams Company (the “Sponsor”), AC & M Group, and each of their respective parent companies, divisions, affiliates, contractors, subsidiaries, distributors, sales representatives, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any others engaged in the development, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes including, but not limited to National Sweepstakes Company, LLC (the “Independent Administrator”) are not eligible to participate. The Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where restricted or prohibited by law.

TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to earn entries into the Sweepstakes as further described below; (a) the initial entry (“Initial Entry”); and (b) bonus entries (each, a “Bonus Entry”). All Entrants must first obtain an Initial Entry into the Sweepstakes prior to earning Bonus Entries.

The use of any agencies or automated software to submit Entries will void all Entries submitted by that person. Any attempt by an Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different identities, and/or any other methods will void all Entries from that Entrant and Entrant will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Initial Entry the entry will be deemed submitted by the person in whose name the email account (provided at time of entry) is registered (“Authorized Account Holder”).The Authorized Account Holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email account by an entity responsible for assigning email addresses. Potential Prize Winners (defined below) may be required to show proof of being the Authorized Account Holder. No mechanically or programmatically reproduced Entries are permitted. Sponsor will not confirm receipt of Entries for Entrants. All Entries submitted become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, illegible, or damaged Entries. By entering, each Entrant; (a) represents that he/she is at least eighteen (18) years of age and otherwise eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes; and (b) fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and legally binding in all respects. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. Entrants understand that the information being provided at point of entry is being provided to the Sponsor solely, and not to Twitter.

WINNING: There will be one (1) drawing held on or about July 27, 2018. For the drawing, one (1) Grand Prize Winner will be selected at random from among all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Odds of being selected as the Grand Prize Winner depend upon the total number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawing will be conducted by the Independent Administrator whose decisions are based upon their sole discretion and interpretation of these Official Rules and are final and binding in all respects.

NOTIFICATION: The potential Grand Prize Winner will be notified by email immediately following the random drawing and will be required to complete and return “Required Documents” within seven (7) business days as further described in the “Prize Claims” section below. Independent Administrator will make two (2) attempts to reach the potential Grand Prize Winner via email as noted in the “Prize Claims” section below. In the event the Independent Administrator cannot reach the potential Grand Prize Winner via email after two (2) attempts, or if it is determined by Independent Administrator, in its sole discretion, that the potential Grand Prize Winner is not eligible in accordance with these Official Rules, an alternate Grand Prize Winner will be selected at random from among all remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. In such case, the alternate Grand Prize Winner will be notified as outlined above and as further described in the “Prize Claims” section below.

PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded to the Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize includes one (1) room (located in the Grand Prize Winner’s home) made over by a professional designer (provided by Sponsor) featuring Sherwin-Williams products. The designer chosen by Sponsor will re-design the Grand Prize Winner’s room of choice. Grand Prize makeover is a cosmetic makeover only (without construction or demolition) and will include limited furniture, furnishings, decorations, paint and supplies, and labor for painting, all of which will be chosen by and provided by the Sponsor. In the event Sponsor and Grand Prize Winner mutually agree to refurbish pre-existing personal items, Sponsor shall not be responsible for damages to such personal items if a damage shall occur during the remodeling process. The makeover will take approximately five (5) to seven (7) business days or less to complete. Details of Makeover are subject to Sponsors’ sole discretion. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $15,000.BY ACCEPTING THE GRAND PRIZE, GRAND PRIZE WINNER AGREES TO HAVE HIS / HER HOME (INCLUDING THE ROOM BEING REMADE), FILMED AND PHOTOGRAPHED BY SPONSOR OR SPONSOR REPRESENTATIVES FOR PURPOSES OF PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS THAT MAY BE USED ON SPONSOR OWNED SOCIAL AND DIGITAL CHANNELS. THE GRAND PRIZE WINNER MAY BE ASKED TO PERSONALLY APPEAR IN SUCH PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION. The Grand Prize Winner consents (and agrees to sign any additional documents required by Sponsor to formalize, effect or perfect such consent, except where prohibited by law) to Sponsor’s use of his/her name, likeness (photograph and/or video), biographical information, and voices in advertising/publicity/trade without compensation, notice or approval; and, Grand Prize Winner disclaims any ownership rights of such advertising/publicity/trade material (TN residents will not be required to sign a publicity release).

No substitution or cash alternative will be provided. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any portion of the Grand Prize with a prize of comparable or greater value if such portion should become unavailable for any reason. Grand Prize is not transferable prior to award. The Grand Prize consists only of the items specifically listed as part of the Grand Prize description. Prize Winner agrees that any elements of the Grand Prize are being provided “as is”, and the Released Parties (as defined in the “RELEASE” section below) make no warranty, representation or guarantee regarding the Grand Prize, including but not limited to its quality, condition, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. No more than the number of Prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded.

PRIZE CLAIMS: Except where prohibited by law, the potential Grand Prize Winner must sign and return to Sponsor within seven (7) business days of receipt, an Affidavit of Eligibility & Liability/Publicity Release (the “Release”) and an IRS Form W-9 in order to claim his/her Grand Prize (collectively, the “Required Documents”). If the potential Grand Prize Winner fails to return the Required Documents within seven (7) business days of receiving it, potential Grand Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Grand Prize and another Grand Prize Winner will be selected at random from among the remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. At the end of the tax year for which the Grand Prize is awarded, Grand Prize Winner will be issued a Form 1099 equivalent to the retail value of the Grand Prize, for income verification and tax purposes. Grand Prize Winner is advised to seek independent counsel regarding the tax implications of their Grand Prize winnings. Potential Grand Prize Winner must report income to the IRS. In the event it is deemed during the verification process that the potential Grand Prize Winner does not have a unique, personal and valid social security number for Sponsor to report the tax liability associated with acceptance of the Grand Prize, potential Grand Prize Winner will be disqualified and another Grand Prize Winner will be selected from among the remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Valid social security numbers will be determined by IRS requirements. If it is determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, that the potential Grand Prize Winner is not eligible in accordance with these Official Rules, the potential Grand Prize Winner forfeits his/her right to the Grand Prize and an alternate may be selected from among the remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. In the event that the potential Grand Prize Winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor and Independent Administrator shall have no liability or obligation to such individual.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes and conduct the Sweepstakes in a manner which in its sole discretion is fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted to the Website. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to award the Prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or reject any incomplete, inaccurate or false entry. ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS 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 THESE PROVISIONS.

RELEASE: By participating in this Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, AC & M Group, Twitter, Inc., and each of their respective officers, directors, managers, employees, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, members, shareholders, insurers, servants, divisions, predecessors, successors, representatives, distributors, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, including the Independent Administrator, consultants and legal advisors (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt, redemption or use of the Grand Prize.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a); unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or as it pertains to the Sweepstakes; (b) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (c) any injury or damage to persons or property (including but not limited to Entrant's wireless device, or mobile phone) which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes;  (d) any printing or typographical errors in any Sweepstakes-related materials (if applicable); (e) stolen, lost, late, misdirected, corrupted, incomplete, or indecipherable entries or the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, wireless device carrier networks or Internet Service (as applicable); (f) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, mobile device, cable, network (including Entrant’s particular wireless device carrier network), hardware or software; (g) Entrant’s inability to connect to his/her particular mobile device carrier network for any reason, including due to poor carrier reception and/or signal strength at any particular location (if applicable); and (h) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, wireless device carrier networks or Internet service. All federal, state and local regulations apply.

ENTRANTS’ PERSONAL INFORMATION: Information collected from Entrants is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, located at http://www.sherwin-williams.com/privacy/index.jsp.

WINNER’S LIST/OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: For the name of the Grand Prize Winner or a copy of these Official Rules, please submit a self-addressed, stamped envelope for receipt no later than August 30, 2018 to “The 2018 Sherwin-Williams Company The Ultimate Soccer Room Sweepstakes”, PO Box 10505, Rochester, NY 14610. (please specify “Winner’s List” or “Official Rules Request” on the outside of the envelope). Residents of VT may omit return postage.

SPONSOR: The Sherwin-Williams Company, 101 W Prospect, Cleveland, OH 44115. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. Twitter is a registered trademark of Twitter, Inc.