Eligibility: The Great Clips® 2020 Veterans Day Pay it Forward Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the United States and Canada (except Quebec) who have reached the age of 18 as of the first day of the Sweepstakes and meet all qualifications outlined in these Official Rules. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Great Clips, Inc. (“Sponsor”) Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, Sponsor’s franchisees and their respective affiliated companies, parents and subsidiaries and any advertising agency or other company involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of this Sweepstakes (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and their immediate families (defined as spouse, mother, father, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters, regardless of where they reside) and members of their households (whether related or not) are ineligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. Both the entrant and their nominee (each and collectively, a “Participant”) must meet these eligibility requirements.

By submitting a nomination or accepting a prize, Participants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules without liability and without prior notice at any time, subject to state, federal and provincial law.

How To Enter: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 a.m. (Central Time) on October 19, 2020 and ends at 4:00 p.m. (Central Time) on November 6, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). To nominate a military hero in your life for this Sweepstakes you must, during the Sweepstakes Period, comment on any of Sponsor’s weekly social media posts or publish an original social media post on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook (the “Nomination”).

To be eligible to win, the Nomination must include the following:

  • Full name of nominee
  • Reason for nomination
  • Nominee’s branch of service
  • Campaign hashtag (#GREATful4vets)
  • Tag Great Clips® brand page if the Nomination is submitted as an original social post

Nominations must be received during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeper for the Sweepstakes. Nominations received after the Sweepstakes Period and/or submitted via Facebook Stories or Instagram Stories will be void. Nominations containing incorrect or fraudulent information (as determined by Sponsor) will be deemed void. All Participants must meet the eligibility standards set out in these Official Rules.

Sponsor is not responsible for lost, misdirected, late, unsent, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible Nominations or for inaccurate Nomination information, whether caused by Participant or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Nomination, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the transmittal of any Nomination or the processing of any function on the Participant’s mobile device. Participant must notify Sponsor of any changed mobile device number or email within the Sweepstakes Period to remain eligible. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the Nomination process or the operation of the Nomination process; to be acting in violation of these rules; or to be acting with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods will void all such entries submitted by such methods.

Prizes and Selection of Winner: Two (2) winners will be selected via a random drawing held on or about each of the following dates (each, an “Award Date”) for a total of six (6) winners (each, a “Winner” and collectively, the “Winners”):

Award Dates: 

  • October 23, 2020
  • October 30, 2020
  • November 6, 2020

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Nominations received.

Each Winner will receive the following prize (each, a “Prize” and collectively, the “Prizes”):

  1. one year of free haircuts at Great Clips® salons (redeemable through a Great Clips® Gift Card – Approximate Retail Value (ARV) US$120); and
  2. a Visa Gift Card (ARV US$350)

The combined ARV Prize value per Winner is US$470 (total ARV for all six (6) Prizes is US$2,820). Prizes are subject to certain terms and conditions as specified herein. A Prize may not be sold, traded, or commissioned, and is not exchangeable, transferable, substitutable, or redeemable for cash except in Sponsor's sole discretion. Prize details and availability are subject to change. The Prize will only be awarded if properly claimed according to these Official Rules. All costs and expenses related to the Prize acceptance, the Prize, and/or Prize use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of Winner.

For Canadian Residents Only: Before being declared a winner, the selected nominee must first correctly answer, without assistance of any kind, whether mechanical or otherwise, a time limited mathematical skill testing question to be administered by telephone, e-mail or mail at the Sponsor’s discretion.

Each winner and winner entrant must sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity Release (where legal) allowing Sponsor to use Winner’s and entrant’s name, voice, city/state or residence, photograph and/or likeness, and all, or any portion of, any Nomination information for advertising or other purposes in any media or format now or hereafter without further compensation, permission or notification. Failure to complete these forms may result in forfeiture of the prize. In the event that the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible Nominations.

The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a particular Prize, in whole or in part, with another prize (or prize component) of equal or greater value. If requested, the Winners must present state authorized identification prior to being awarded the respective Prize and/or verify their active or retired military affiliation. If the actual value of the Prize is less than the stated ARV or the Winner forfeits, does not use or is determined ineligible for any portion of the Prize, the Winner will not receive the difference between the actual and approximate retail value and such difference will be forfeited.

Conditions and restrictions may apply. Limit: One (1) Prize per person/household. Upon receipt of any Prize, the Winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations. All federal, state, provincial, territorial and local taxes are solely the Winner’s responsibility.

If a potential Winner for any Prize cannot be contacted within two (2) days following the applicable Award Date, or if he/she fails to return the signed Affidavit of Eligibility and Publicity Release within four (4) days of the Award Date (subject to applicable law), or if a potential Winner is deemed ineligible for any other reason in Sponsor’s sole discretion, the potential Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Winner (or Winners) will be selected or drawn in his/her place by the Sponsor.

Limitation of Liability and Dispute Resolution: The Sweepstakes Entities reserve the right to terminate, cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes without liability and without prior notice.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, Participants agree: (a) to comply with these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be binding and final in all respects; (b) to release the Sweepstakes Entities from all liability, loss or damage arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or in connection with the awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize; (c) to be contacted by Sponsor by mail, telephone and/or email; (d) that this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook, Twitter or Instagram; and (d) that he/she acknowledges that Sponsor does not make any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any Prize and disclaims all liability for the provision, quality or nature of any third-party products or services provided to the Winners.

Except where prohibited, each entrant and winner accepting a prize agrees that: (a) all issues and questions concerning these rules shall be governed by Minnesota law without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law of any jurisdiction; (b) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to this program or any prize awarded shall be (i) resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (ii) filed only in the state courts situated in Minnesota, and entrant and winner hereby consents and submits to the personal jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such disputes, claims or causes of action; (c) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys' fees; and (d) under no circumstances will any entrant or winner be permitted to obtain awards for and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

Privacy: Sponsor will be collecting personal data about Participants in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review the Sponsor’s privacy policy at By participating in the Sweepstakes, you hereby agree to the Sponsor’s collection and usage of your personal information and acknowledge that you have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy.

Identification of Winners and Official Rules: For a copy of the Official Rules (which will be available after October 19, 2020) or a list of the Winners (which will be available after November 11, 2020) please send a separate, self-addressed stamped envelope) to: Great Clips Veterans Day Sweepstakes, 4400 West 78th Street, Suite 700, Minneapolis, MN 55435.