Official Giveaway Rules


Eligibility: This CoinMarketCap Merch Giveaway Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to natural persons who are permanent legal U.S. residents physically residing in the 50 United States and District of Columbia, who are at least 18 years old at time of entry. CoinMarketCap employees, their immediate family members and their household members are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. THE SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID OUTSIDE OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. THE SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW OR WHERE BONDING, REGISTRATION, OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS WOULD APPLY BUT HAVE NOT BEEN MET, OR WHERE THE METHOD OF ENTRY SET FORTH BELOW WOULD BE DEEMED CONSIDERATION. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. 

Sponsorship: The Sweepstakes sponsor is CoinMarketCap OpCo, LLC (“CoinMarketCap”), located at 8 The Green, Suite 6703, Dover, DE 19901. CoinMarketCap will conduct the Sweepstakes substantially as described in these Official Rules.

Entry Period: This Sweepstakes begins on July 11, 2019, at 9:00 AM EDT, and ends on July 17,  2019 at 08:59 AM EDT. 

How to Enter: No purchase or payment is necessary to enter the Sweepstakes. During the Entry Period, complete an electronic entry on one or more of the following social media channels: 

CoinMarketCap’s Twitter account, at,
CoinMarketCap’s Facebook page, at, and/or 
CoinMarketCap’s Instagram account, at

Different actions will be required for each social media channel. Participants are responsible for completing the actions specified on each social media channel.  Participants may submit up to one (1)  Sweepstakes entry per each of the above social media channels. There is a limit of one (1) entry per e-mail address for each social media channel. Any late, lost, misdirected, incorrect or incomplete entries will be disqualified and CoinMarketCap will not be responsible for such entries. 

Duplicate entries are void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated or robotic means are void. CoinMarketCap expressly reserves the right to disqualify any entrant that it believes in good faith submitted duplicate entries whether by scripts or other automated means. 

By submitting a Sweepstakes entry, you agree that your e-mail address, social media handle and any other information provided by you or collected by CoinMarketCap in connection with the Sweepstakes may be used by CoinMarketCap in accordance with its Privacy Policy at All information submitted to CoinMarketCap may be shared with its affiliated business entities. All information submitted as part of an entry becomes the property of CoinMarketCap.

Alternative Method of Entry (“AMOE”):
You may also enter the Sweepstakes by mail as follows: On a plain 3” x 5” index card, legibly handprint or type your first name, last name, date of birth, complete address, city, state, zip code, home phone number (including area code), mobile phone number and email address (if any) to:

To be eligible for the Sweepstakes, AMOE entries must be postmarked no later than [July 17, 2019 8:59AM EDT]. Each entrant may submit up to one (1) AMOE card for each social media channel. 

If entering the Sweepstakes via one or more of CoinMarketCap’s social media channels, you must be the owner of the email account associated with the account from which your entry is made. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. You understand you are providing your information to CoinMarketCap and not to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram. 

State and federal laws generally require that official rules identify the material terms and conditions of the promotion. Violations can result in governmental inquiries, civil enforcement actions, criminal penalties, and adverse publicity.  While the Sweepstakes is advertised on CoinMarketCap’s social media channels, it may be advertised in other ways (e.g., print, blog post). 

No third party entry or entry through any sweepstakes service is permitted. Any person who attempts or otherwise encourages the entry of multiple or false contact information under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to enter or encourage multiple or false entries, as determined by CoinMarketCap, will be disqualified. Use of robotic entry devices is strictly prohibited.

One (1) prize winner (each, a “Winner”) will be selected at random from among all eligible entries for each of CoinMarketCap’s social media channels. AMOE entries will be entered in the drawing for the social media channel specified on the AMOE card.  

Each Winner will receive an item of CoinMarketCap-branded merchandise (the “Prize”) with an approximate retail value of between $19.99-$49.99, excluding shipping costs for which CoinMarketCap will be responsible.  Winners are solely responsible for any federal, state, and local taxes. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution or cash equivalent is permitted. The approximate retail value of each Prize represents CoinMarketCap’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the Prize is less than the stated approximate retail value, the difference will not be awarded in cash. LIMIT ONE PRIZE PER PERSON. 

Winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries for each social media channel collected submitted during the Entry Period, on or about July 17, 2019 8:59AM EDT. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the potential Winner, the potential Winner will be deemed to be the person in whose name the email address supplied in the corresponding entry form is registered.

The drawing will be conducted by CoinMarketCap, whose decisions and interpretations on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes and these Official Rules are final and binding in all respects. CoinMarketCap reserves the right to disqualify any entrant or Winner who is not eligible or has violated these Rules. If a Winner is found to be ineligible, or not in compliance with Sweepstakes rules, that winner will be disqualified and an alternate Winner will be awarded the prize in a separate random drawing. Winners will be notified by direct message on the applicable social media channel, or by e-mail or telephone. Each Winner must claim the Prize within ten (10) business days after the date of notification of such Prize. A Winner's failure to respond to the Prize notification within the specified ten (10) business days will be considered such Winner's forfeiture of the prize and an alternate Winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. If a Winner is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may also be selected from the pool of eligible entries.

By entering the Sweepstakes or accepting a Prize, each entrant agrees to conform to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. A Winner may be required to execute and return (and winning may be conditioned upon the Winner executing and returning) to CoinMarketCap, within ten (10) business days, an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and Publicity Release drafted by CoinMarketCap to be eligible for the Prize, or an alternate Winner will be selected. Winner may be required in CoinMarketCap’s sole discretion to complete relevant tax forms as a condition to the delivery of the Prize. Winner may also be required to furnish proof of identity, address and birth date in order to receive a Prize.

Unless prohibited by applicable law, acceptance of a Prize (1) constitutes permission to use your name, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state) and testimonials in all media, in perpetuity, in any manner CoinMarketCap deems appropriate for publicity purposes without any compensation or any review or approval rights, notifications, or permissions; and (2) constitutes your consent to disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties (including, without limitation, placing the Winner’s name on a Winners’ list). 

An entrant or Winner may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes if he or she fails to comply with each provision of these Official Rules, as determined in the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Participation in the Sweepstakes is at entrant’s own risk. CoinMarketCap shall not be liable for: (1) failed, returned or misdirected notifications based on inaccurate information provided by the entrant in connection with an entry; (2) entries and responses to Winner notifications which are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient in whole or in part or for computer or technical error of any kind; (3) any electronic miscommunications or failures, technical hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit an entrant's ability to participate in the Sweepstakes; (4) any technical malfunctions of the telephone network, computer on-line system, computer equipment, software, program malfunctions or other failures, delayed computer transactions or network connections that are human, mechanical or technical in nature, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer or mobile device related to or resulting from this Sweepstakes; or (5) any warranty with respect to any Prize or any component thereof. THE PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” AND COINMARKETCAP DOES NOT MAKE ANY, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND REGARDING THE PRIZES, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY THAT MAY BE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASERS OF MERCHANDISE THROUGH COINMARKETCAP’S RETAIL SHOP. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES; ACCORDINGLY, ONLY THE LIMITATIONS THAT ARE LAWFUL IN YOUR JURISDICTION WILL APPLY TO YOU AND OUR LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.