Contest: Best Un-Approvable Beer Name

By admin January 27, 2010

You could win a ticket to the 2010 Beer Industry Summit worth $1100! Simply come up with the best beer name that would never get approved by the Alcohol Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) and you’ll be on your way to one of the largest beer events in the industry!

About the Conference

The conference gathers 500 professionals from the beer industry to the Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa in Phoenix, AZ from February 28th to March 1st to talk about the biggest issues in beer. Join our own Ted Wright as he and a panel of industry veterans talk about how to use word-of-mouth marketing to generate crazy growth rates for your brands! Other major topics of discussion at the Summit include:

  • Latino beer drinkers and how to reach them
  • Distributor consolidation
  • What’s driving craft beer growth…

And much more!

How to Enter

Come up with the best beer brand name that would never get approved by the TTB. Bonus points for sending a mockup label to go with your beer name or doing anything else that we think is funny. Email your entry to by Thursday, February 4, 2010 at 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) with “Beer Summit Ticket” as the subject line. Yep, it’s that simple.Entries will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Humor
  • Cleverness in breaking rules
  • Unapprovability
  • General wit

Entries will be judged solely by the team at Fizz (herein known as “Fizz”). All entry decisions are final and at the sole discretion of Fizz. The winner will be contacted on February 5, 2010 via the email address the entry is submitted with.

Contest Rules (a.k.a. “The Fine Print”)

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.All winners must be 21 years of age or older, unless otherwise stated and/or posted.

1. Entering Contests and Choosing and Contacting Winners

Entrants must send entries using the correct contest entry email address, subject line, and any other specific entry information requested in the contest announcement. Fizz is not responsible for and will not consider incomplete or incorrect entries or emails sent but not received by Fizz for any reason, as potential contest winners.Only one entry per email address used to send the email will be considered for contest entry, unless multiple entries are specifically allowed in the contest posting. Unless otherwise specified in an individual contest post, no person may enter any contest more than once using multiple email addresses.Once a winner is selected and notified, failure to respond by the response date shall mean that the winner forfeits the prize. Fizz is not required to award elsewhere any prizes forfeited by the chosen winner(s).

2. Submission of photo, text or other content for Contests

Entries selected for display and to win “best of” contests and any other contests requiring photo, text or other content from the entrants will be judged entirely at the discretion of Fizz.By submitting any photo or information to Fizz, you hereby grant to Fizz and its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees and assigns, an irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free right to use, reproduce, edit, display, transmit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish and otherwise make use of the submitted photo or other information in any and all media, whether now known or hereinafter created, throughout the world and for any purpose. The rights granted to Fizz include but are not limited to the right to resize, crop, censor, compress, edit, feature, caption, affix logos to, and to otherwise alter or make use of the submitted photo.By submitting any photo or information to Fizz, you hereby represent and warrant that the submitted photo or information does not and shall not infringe on any copyright, any rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party, and you have the right to grant any and all rights and licenses granted to Fizz herein, including but not limited to all necessary rights under copyright, free and clear of any claims or encumbrances.You acknowledge and agree that Fizz shall have no obligation to post, display or otherwise make publicly available any photo or information submitted by you, and may, in its sole and unfettered discretion, remove, edit, modify or delete any photo or information that you submit to Fizz.You understand and intend that any photo or information submitted by you to Fizz may be available for viewing, rating, review and comment on by the public, and understand that comments or ratings with which you disagree or are unhappy about may be published or otherwise become associated with any photo or information you submit to Fizz. By submitting any photo or information to Fizz, you hereby waive any privacy expectations that you may have with respect to any such photo or information submitted by you to Fizz.You hereby agree to hold Fizz and its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees sponsors and assigns harmless from and against, and hereby waive any right to pursue, any claims of any nature arising in connection with the inclusion in, publication via or display on any Fizz site, or any other use authorized under these Terms, of any photo or information submitted to Fizz by you.Photos or information submitted by you shall be the property of Fizz, and Fizz shall have no obligation to preserve, return or otherwise make available to you or others any photos or information so submitted.

3. Awarding Prizes

Winners are solely responsible for all taxes and/or fees that may be incurred.Winners may not request substitutions of prize winnings. All winners are solely responsible for any and all taxes and/or fees, and all such additional costs that may be incurred.Fizz, Fizz clients, and employees of Fizz or its clients may not be held liable for any warranty, costs, damage, injury, or any other claims incurred as a result of usage of any winners of a prize once possession has been taken of the product by winner. Fizz is not liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with or resulting from any contest promoted by Fizz.If the specified prize becomes unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances, Fizz may substitute a prize of like or equal value.Management, employees and families of Fizz are prohibited from winning any prizes awarded by Fizz.Fizz reserves the right to alter any rules of any contest at any time.

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