Entry for this sweepstakes ended on March 31, 2018. Please see the official rules for details.


Official Rules


 PROMOTION PERIOD:  The Novamex Mineragua Win a Trip for 5 to Hawaii Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins on February 16, 2018 at 12:00:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on March 31, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (“Promotion Period”).

ELIGIBILITY:  The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited. Employees of Novamex (“Sponsor”), and its parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, public relations agencies, prize suppliers, including any vendors providing services in connection with the Sweepstakes, and each of their respective employees, agents, directors, officers, including members of their immediate family (i.e., spouse, parent, mother, father, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and grandchildren) (collectively, the “Releasees”) and individuals living in the same households, whether related or not, of the above, are not eligible to participate.

TO ENTER:  there are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes:

Method 1 – via Text:  During the Promotion Period, with a text-messaging capable device, text the applicable keyword MINERAGUA to short code 46474.  By submitting your text message, you agree to receive a reply text message from Sponsor and understand that an additional text message from you is required to enter the Sweepstakes.  Standard text messaging and data rates apply.  Contact your carrier for pricing plans and details.  For additional information text “HELP” to short code 46474.  Supported carriers are AT&T, US Cellular, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Virgin Mobile, Cricket, Boost, Nextel, and T-Mobile.  SMS powered by IRIO.  Wireless service providers may charge entrants for each text message, including any error message that is sent and received in connection with the Sweepstakes, based on the applicable wireless service pricing plan.  Entrants should consult their wireless service provider’s pricing plan for details.  By texting an entry, the entrant grants permission to the Sponsor to notify them via a return text message and must agree to accept all applicable charges associated therewith.  Entrant is responsible for all applicable fees and taxes associated with placing a text entry.  Sponsor in its sole discretion may add or delete a cellular carrier at any time, without notice. Proof of text messaging the short code is not considered proof of delivery to or receipt by Sponsor of such Sweepstakes entry.

Method 2 – Online:  During the Promotion Period, visit www.mineraguasweepstakes.com. and follow the on-screen instructions to complete and submit an official entry in the Sweepstakes.  A person can use only one email address to enter.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, participant agrees to all of the terms and conditions of Sponsor’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, available at www.mineraguasweepstakes.com. In the event of any discrepancy between the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and these Official Rules, these Official Rules will control.

Limit: One (1) entry per person per day via each entry method for a maximum of two (2) entries per day. Entries received in excess of the entry limit stated herein will be disqualified. By submitting an entry, Entrant agrees to comply with the Sweepstakes Official Rules. Entries may only be submitted by a single Entrant. Entries that do not comply with these Official Rules, as determined in Sponsor’s and/or Gutierrez Brand Group’s (“Administrator”) sole discretion, will be disqualified from the Sweepstakes. No mechanically reproduced entries of any kind permitted.  Illegible, incomplete, mutilated, misdirected entries or entries not received regardless of cause are void.  Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.  All information provided by entrant must be accurate, truthful, and complete.

In the event of a dispute as to the ownership of an entry, the authorized account holder of the mobile phone number or the email address account used to submit an entry will be deemed to be the entrant.  The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned a mobile phone number by a wireless carrier or the email address account.  The potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.  All entries become property of Sponsor and will not be returned.

SWEEPSTAKES DRAWING: One (1) potential winner will be selected in a random drawing from all eligible entries into the Sweepstakes on or about April 8, 2018. The selected entrant will be considered potential Sweepstakes prize winner subject to verification and compliance with these Official Rules. Drawing will be conducted on behalf of Sponsor by Administrator, an independent marketing agency, whose decisions will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes, from all eligible entries received.

PRIZE:  The following prize will be awarded:

One (1) Grand Prize Winner: (1) Verified Grand Prize Drawing prize winner will receive a trip for the winner and up to 4 guests to Hawaii ($7,500.00 Maximum Retail Value (“MRV”)). Prize includes round-trip coach class airfare and hotel accommodations (one standard room).  Total MRV of all prizes: $7,500.00. At the discretion of the Sponsor only, prize may be awarded as a check made payable to the winner in the amount of $7,500.00.

Odds of winning will depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Prize details and availability are subject to change, in which case a prize of equal value may be substituted at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Prizes consist only of the items listed, are non-transferable, with no cash redemption or substitution except at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Federal, state, or local taxes on prizes, if any, and any other costs, fees or expenses not listed above are the sole responsibility of each winner.  If by reason of printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules, a random drawing will be held to award the advertised number of prizes in the relevant category.  Under no circumstances will more than the advertised number of prizes be awarded.

Additional conditions of Grand prize trip:

  • Winner and guest(s) must possess and are responsible for obtaining and must have valid ID, valid passport or other required documentation for travel.
  • Winner and guest(s) are responsible for obtaining any travel insurance (and all other forms of insurance) that they may wish to obtain at their own expense and hereby acknowledge that the Sponsor has not and will not obtain or provide travel insurance or any other form of insurance.
  • Prize does not include any other incidentals not mentioned in these Official Rules such as, but not limited to, ground transportation, special seating assignments, baggage fees, alcoholic beverages, food, gratuities and tips, insurance, laundry service, merchandise, parking, room service, service charges, souvenirs and telephone calls. All other expenses not stated herein as part of the prize are the Winner’s sole responsibility.
  • Sponsor is not responsible if tickets, travel vouchers, certificates or other similar items are lost, stolen, or misplaced by Winner and will not be replaced or if booked transportations are missed, cancelled or delayed for any reason.
  • Airline tickets issued in conjunction with the prize are not eligible for frequent flyer miles, and no code share flights may be used. The prize cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion or offer.  The Winner must provide the hotel with a valid credit card for incidentals (including room service, mini-bar and pay-per-view television) and/or damages to the hotel room.
  • Ground transportation to/from the Winner’s home/departure airport and transportation in destination city are NOT included in the prize and are the responsibility of the Winner.
  • Actual value of the trip depends on winner’s residence or departure city, and dates of travel. Specifics of prize package are subject to availability and Sponsor’s sole discretion. Complete terms and conditions of trip will be furnished with prize notification. Other restrictions may apply.
  • Winner and guest(s) must travel together on the same itinerary, or prize will be forfeited and at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to an alternate winner. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice.
  • Winner and guest(s) are bound by the terms and conditions of all airlines, hotels and other third party service providers used in connection with the Prize.
  • Winner will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual travel costs are less than the estimate made in these Official Rules.
  • Guest(s) traveling with Winner must be at time of Grand Prize fulfillment eighteen (18) years of age or older unless he/she is the child of the Winner, in which case the Winner or other parent or legal guardian of such minor travel companion must sign a release on his/her behalf.
  • Travel must be completed by December 31, 2018 and reservations must be made a minimum of 30 days in advance of departure. Peak travel periods or holiday blackout periods and other restrictions will apply. Cancellation and change fees may apply.
  • In no event is Winner entitled to the surplus, if any, between the stated retail value and the actual retail value of the Grand Prize.

WINNER NOTIFICATION:  Winner will be notified by available cell phone number or email address, as determined solely by Sponsor on or about April 8, 2018.  To claim prize, Potential winner will be required to complete and sign [1] an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and; where legal, a Publicity Release (collectively the “Affidavit”); [2] an IRS Form W-9 and furnish his/her social security number that will be used only for the purpose of reporting the Winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service, as required by law; [3] a Travel Release form (to be completed by both winner and any guests) and [4] a Travel Information Form, all of which must be returned by fax or email within five (5) days, and hard copies received by mail within eight (8) days, from prize notification date or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate potential winner.  At Sponsor’s or Administrator’s discretion, winner may be required to produce picture or some other form of proper identification to claim any prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to timely claim the prize, is disqualified, fails to timely execute and return any required forms, or if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, an alternate winner will be selected from other potential winners and/or by random draw from all remaining eligible entries.

PUBLICITY & MARKETING: Entry into the Sweepstakes and acceptance of any prize constitutes permission to the Sponsor to use participants’ and/or winners’ names, biographical data, voices, statements, images and likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade, in any medium, without further compensation or notice, unless prohibited by law.  Submission of contact information in connection with this Sweepstakes (whether or not required), including, without limitation, mailing address, cell phone number, phone number, and email address during entry constitutes permission for Sponsor to add entrant to Sponsor’s customer database and to contact entrant in the future for promotional and other reasons.  You may opt-out of receiving such communications as set forth in Sponsor’s Privacy Policy (located at or as provided within any such marketing materials (e.g., using the “Unsubscribe” feature provided in the footer of Sponsor’s emails Or Text Message)).

NO LIABILITY & INDEMINIFCATION: Releasees and any participating retailers are not responsible for and each entrant agrees, to the fullest extent permitted by law, to fully release, forever discharge, and hold harmless the Releasees from any failures of any kind (whether caused by computer, technical, or human error) which may either limit the entrant’s ability to submit an entry, claim a prize, or otherwise participate in this Sweepstakes, or Sponsor’s, participating retailer’s, or Administrator’s ability to include all eligible entries, conduct random drawings, notify potential winners, or otherwise execute this Sweepstakes in the manner intended.

By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant, to the fullest extent permitted by law, further fully releases, forever discharges, holds harmless and agrees to indemnify Releasees and participating retailers from and against any claims, costs, liabilities, losses, injuries, damages, or actions of any kind whatsoever arising out of the Sweepstakes, including, but not limited to claims for personal injury, death, damages, losses to persons or property, or loss of enjoyment, or any other harm whatsoever arising out of or relating to the Sweepstakes including, but not limited to:  (a) the receipt, ownership, possession, quality, use or misuse of any prize awarded; (b) any travel or prize-related activity; (c) any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or any other materials disseminated by Sponsor; (d) any technical malfunction, failure, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or communications line failure, regardless of cause, with any equipment, systems, networks, lines satellites, servers, computers, or providers used by an entrant or Sponsor; and (e) the authenticity, or lack thereof, of any autographs, tickets, or any other prize.

By PARTICIPATING IN the Sweepstakes, PARTICIPANTs acknowledge and agree that EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING THE WEB SITES AND THE prize(S), ARE provided “as is” and THAT RELEASEES make no representations or warranties OF ANY KIND, express or implied, about the Prize(S) and RELEASEES hereby DISCLAIM all such warranties, including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. (BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF THE RELEASED PARTIES IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.)

The ReleaseES are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by PARTICIPANTs, printing OR PRODUCTION errors, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or EMPLOYED in the SWEEPSTAKES; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the SWEEPSTAKES; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the SWEEPSTAKES, the processing of entries, or the notification of any winner; or (5) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from A PARTICIPANT’S participation in the SWEEPSTAKES or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.


OTHER TERMS:  Decisions of Sponsor on all matters related to the Sweepstakes are final. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes for any reason, including but not limited to, if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Sweepstakes, or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration, security, or proper administration of the Sweepstakes as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify or prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected, or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation or with any provision in these Official Rules.  CAUTION:  ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL & CIVIL LAWS.  SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND/OR SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY INDIVIDUAL MAKING ANY SUCH ATTEMPTS TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.  THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS INTENDED FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE UNITED STATES ONLY AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED ONLY ACCORDING TO UNITED STATES LAW. THE CALIFORNIA COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND THE INTERNAL SUBSTANTIVE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WITHOUT REGARD TO ITS CONFLICTS OF LAWS PRINCIPLES, SHALL GOVERN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. YOU WAIVE ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THESE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS.

Neither Sponsor nor Administrator assume responsibility for undeliverable text messages resulting from filtration of an entrant’s wireless or Internet service provider or for insufficient space to receive text or e-mail. If this Sweepstakes is canceled, Sponsor will award prizes using all eligible entries received as of the time of cancellation in a random drawing, and Sponsor shall have no further obligation to any participant in connection with this Sweepstakes. Any use of robotic, automatic, programmed, or the like methods of participation by an entrant will void all such entries by such methods.

WINNER LIST:  To obtain the name of the winner (available after May 1, 2018), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:  GBG, Attention: The Novamex Mineragua Win a Trip for 5 to Hawaii Sweepstakes, 823 Anchorage Place, Suite # 8, Chula Vista, CA 91914.  Requests must be received by April 10, 2018.  VT residents may omit return postage.

SPONSOR:  Tipp Distributors, Inc. dba Novamex, 500 West Overland Ave. Suite 300.  El Paso, TX 79901

ADMINISTRATOR:  Gutierrez Brand Group, 823 Anchorage Place, Suite #8, Chula Vista, CA 91914