Stars and Stripes Pacific 2022 Let's Spill the Tea (Readership Survey) Promotion


STARS AND STRIPES PACIFIC 2022 Let’s Spill the Tea (2021 Readership Survey) Promotion (the "Promotion") is open to current U.S. government ID cardholders and authorized dependents, age 18 and older, stationed or legally residing in Japan, South Korea, or Guam during the period of August 1 – September 30, 2022.

Employees, to include news carriers and/or family members, of STARS AND STRIPES, or their partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, distributors, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to participate.


The entry period for the Promotion starts on August 1, 2022 at 12:00 a.m. Japan Standard Time (JST) and ends on August 31, 2022 at 23:59 JST.


Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary to enter or win.


  1. Go to STARS AND STRIPES PACIFIC 2022 Let's Spill the Tea (2022 Readership Survey) Promotion and complete the survey online or provide the information requested at the STARS AND STRIPES’ PROMOTION BOOTH.
  2. Only one entry is permitted per eligible participant per Promotion. Any participants who enter more than once will be ineligible and their entries may be discarded.
  3. All entries must be received by 23:59 JST on August 31, 2022.
  4. Include your full name, e-mail address and complete phone number in addition to any other information requested at time of submission.
  5. Only complete entries will be accepted as eligible. Entries submitted by any other means and/or entries that do not comply with STARS AND STRIPES Official Rules will be ineligible for participation in the Promotion and may be discarded.


A total of three (3) winners will be selected by random drawing from among all eligible entries received by STARS AND STRIPES. The winners will be selected from within the following four geographic areas; mainland-Japan, Okinawa, South Korea, and Guam collectively the “Territory.”


Each winner will receive the following item. The approximate retail value is $200. STARS AND STRIPES will pay all costs related to shipping of prizes to the addresses, within the Territory, furnished at the time of entry.

  1. Ninja Hot and Cold Brewed Tea and Coffee Maker valued at $200.

There will be no substitution, transfer or cash equivalent for prizes, except at the sole discretion of STARS AND STRIPES, which may substitute prizes of comparable value. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entrants.


  1. The participant whose entry is selected for the prize will be notified via e-mail or phone on or about September 6, 2022.
  2. The contact information submitted with the Promotion entry will be used to notify the recipient selected to receive the prize.
  3. The prize recipient will be required to respond to the notification and provide such additional information as may be requested by STARS AND STRIPES in order to receive their prize. If a recipient does not respond within one week (7 days) from the time of notification, the prize shall be forfeited and another recipient may be selected.
  4. The prize recipient may be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility in order to claim the prize. Additional verification may be required and will be identified in writing at the time of prize recipient notification. Failure to provide STARS AND STRIPES with the required verification within 5 days of the date the request is made will cause the prize to be forfeited and another recipient may be selected.
  5. Personal information collected during the entry process will remain the property of STARS AND STRIPES and will not be released to third parties. All participants agree that STARS AND STRIPES may use the information submitted for the Promotion in promotional
  6. STARS AND STRIPES assume no liability for unclaimed prizes.
  7. All applicable taxes are the sole responsibility of the prize recipient.


STARS AND STRIPES may publish the name, rank, location story and photo (U.S. military base/city/state) of the prize recipients, and any quotation that they are willing to provide for use by STARS AND STRIPES. Prize recipients may be required to sign and return a release of liability, declaration of eligibility and, where lawful, a publicity consent agreement ("Required Agreements") at the time the recipient claims a prize. If a selected prize recipient cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize, or fails to sign and return the Required Agreements, an alternate prize recipient may be selected at the sole discretion of STARS AND STRIPES.

General terms and conditions:

By entering, each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and decisions of STARS AND STRIPES, which shall be final. STARS AND STRIPES, along with its agents and representatives, affiliates, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors are not responsible for and shall not be liable for (1) late, lost, delayed, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, illegible or unintelligible entries; (2) telephone, electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind; (3) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions and/or electronic mail; (4) any condition caused by events beyond the control of STARS AND STRIPES that may cause the Promotion entries to be disrupted or corrupted; (5) any injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize or its acceptance, or from participation in the Promotion; or (6) any human error or printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Promotion. The maximum liability for STARS AND STRIPES for any violation of its duties relating to this offer shall be the value of the prize the participant should have been awarded.

STARS AND STRIPES reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or cancel the Promotion at any time.

At its sole discretion STARS AND STRIPES may prohibit any person from participating in this Promotion or any future STARS AND STRIPES event or promotion if STARS AND STRIPES has reason to believe that person deliberately or repeatedly disregards the Promotion rules. In the event of any dispute regarding submission of an online entry, the entry will be deemed the property of the authorized account holder of the e-mail address supplied at the time of entry.

By participating in the Promotion, each participant agrees to release and hold harmless STARS AND STRIPES, and the employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives of STARS AND STRIPES, their affiliates, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies and legal advisors from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Promotion or resulting from participation in or acceptance of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy.

Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the US District Court for the District of Columbia.

By participating in the Promotion you hereby represent and warrant that you have read and understood the terms and conditions of these general terms and conditions.


For the names of the prize recipients, send a self-addressed stamped envelope by January 1, 2023, to:

Stars and Stripes Pacific
Attn: Engagement-Marketing

Stars and Stripes Pacific 2022 Let's Spill the Tea (Readership Survey)
Unit 45002
APO, AP 96301