You agree to allow Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and respective agents, employees and officers, and associated advertising and promotion agencies ("Nationwide") the right to use your name, likeness, image and contents in association with the Nationwide – Small Business Water Cooler Promotion (“Promotion”) and for any commercial, advertising and any promotional purposes at Nationwide’s sole discretion, without any further notification, authorization or compensation from Nationwide.

You acknowledge that any photo that contains any of the following may not be an eligible entry at the sole discretion of Nationwide if:

You acknowledge that any business entered as part of this promotion may not be eligible to participate in this promotion or receive a Prize if Nationwide determines, in its sole discretion and determination, that the business is not a “small business,” or if Nationwide determines, in its sole discretion and determination, that the business or business name is, for any reason, inappropriate for participation in this promotion (collectively, the “Business Eligibility Rules”).

All of the foregoing collectively referred to as “Entry Guidelines”.

Nationwide is under no obligation to use any contents submitted and reserves the right to reject and/or remove your photo at any time if, in Nationwide’s sole discretion, it deems the content inappropriate for the Promotion.

By submitting your photo, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by the Official Rules of the Promotion.

OFFICIAL RULES: Nationwide – Small Business Water Cooler Promotion

These are the Official Rules for the Nationwide – Small Business Water Cooler promotion (“Promotion”). The Promotion is sponsored solely by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company 1 Nationwide Plaza Columbus, Ohio 43215 (“Nationwide”).



The Promotion is open to legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, excluding Alaska, Louisiana, Hawaii, and except where prohibited, who: (a) are 18 years of age or have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry, whichever is greater, (b) are legally able to work in the United States, and (c) are able to provide reasonable proof of being an owner or affiliate of a legally operating small business that qualifies under the Business Eligibility Rules above. No purchase is necessary.

Employees and agents of Nationwide and the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing Inc. (NASCAR) \\, and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, owners, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, their advertising and promotion agencies, and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Promotion (all of the foregoing, excluding NASCAR, collectively referred to as "Promotion Entities") and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of such persons, whether related or not, are not eligible to enter the Promotion.


The Promotion begins June 1, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) and ends June 30, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. EST (the “Promotion Period”).

To enter, during the Promotion Period, upload a photo through the Nationwide Small Business Water Cooler promotion microsite and customize with the provided water cooler image. Then, submit the required personal information into the entry form. Entries must comply with the Entry Guidelines above. All entries in the Prize drawing have an equal chance of winning. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of total eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.

Limit (1) entry in the Prize drawing, per person during the Promotion Period. Multiple entries will not be accepted.

Entry constitutes consent to participate in Promotion and for Nationwide to obtain, use, and transfer the entrant’s name, address, Twitter handle, Instagram and/or Facebook username, photograph, voice and/or other likeness, submitted materials, and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. Nationwide will not be responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, or mutilated entries; technical or mechanical malfunctions; errors in the Official Rules, in any related ads or materials; or processing error. Nationwide can void the entry of any entrant who it believes has attempted to tamper with or impair Promotion administration, security, fairness, or proper play.


One (1) winner of the Prize will be selected in a random drawing on July 13th, from all eligible Prize drawing entries received during the Promotion Period. Winners will be notified via the email address provided. If a Prize winner is not eligible to win, or if Nationwide is unable to contact the winner after a good faith effort, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected. Odds of winning depend on number of total eligible entries received.


One (1) Grand Prize (“Grand Prize”) winner will receive:
One VIP trip for two (2) to the New Hampshire 300 at New Hamsphire Motor Speedway NASCAR race on September 25, 2016:

Estimated value of the prize is $5,000

Prize winners are responsible for any expenses incurred in connection with the prizes. No substitution or transfer of prizes is permitted, except that the Promotion Entities reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, in the event that an offered prize is unavailable. All federal, state and local taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Prize details not set forth herein are the sole discretion of the Promotion Entities.

If requested, winners must execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release, proof of business ownership or affiliation, the adequacy of which will be decided in Nationwide’s sole discretion, and (where legal) Publicity Release within three days of notification. Failure to do so may result in disqualification, forfeiture, or award to alternate winner.

Nationwide reserves the right to withhold some or all of the prizes outlined above in the event that it determines, in its sole determination and discretion, that the winner is in violation of Official Rules or Media Consent and Release in any way.


By entering this Promotion you, together with your heirs and assigns, agree to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless Nationwide, Dale Earnhardt Jr., JR Motorsports, LLC, Hendrick Motorsports, LLC, HMS Holdings Limited Partnership, the NASCAR Entities, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/ promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s shareholders, officers, directors, employees, members, licensors, assigns and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all liability whatsoever from any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize


Promotion is governed by and subject to the laws of the United States and the state of Ohio.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. Prize Winner may receive an IRS 1099 form for the value of their prizes. By participating in a Promotion and/or accepting any prize, entrants grant the Promotion Entities the unlimited right and permission to use their submitted materials, name, likenesses, image, Twitter handle and/or username in connection with the Promotion for purposes of advertising, publicity and promotion purposes, without further compensation to the entrant, unless prohibited by law. Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding on all matters relating to the Promotion. The Promotion Entities are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion or the announcement of the prizes, or for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or illegal entries.

The Promotion Entities reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any entrant found to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process, (b) submitting any fraudulent materials to Nationwide or committing any fraudulent act as part of the promotion, or (c) violating the Official Rules in any way.


Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating in the Promotion, entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Promotion or any prize awarded, or the determination of winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

All issues and questions rights and obligations of entrant in connection with the Promotion shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Ohio, without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof.


By entering the Contest, you agree to Nationwide’s use of your personal information, as described in the Nationwide Privacy Policy, located at: privacy-security.jsp

Your information will be shared for marketing purposes by Nationwide and Affiliated Companies.


For the name of the Prize Winners, please email Requests received two (2) weeks after the Promotion Period will not be honored.

* The NASCAR Entities have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this sweepstakes or any prize awarded. The NASCAR Entities have not offered or sponsored this sweepstakes in any way.