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J.T. Meleck Distillers 2021 “Happy Place” Sweepstakes 


Official Rules 


NO PURCHASE OF ALCOHOL OR OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A Purchase does not increase your chances of winning.  You must be at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of the United States residing in LA or TX. Entries received from individuals residing outside the eligible geographic area, or where restricted or prohibited by law or individuals who are not legal residents of the eligible geographic area will be disqualified. Sweepstakes void wherever prohibited or restricted by law. 

SWEEPSTAKES SPONSOR AND ADMINISTRATOR: Fruge Sprits, LLC d/b/a J.T Meleck Distillers, 7172 Church Point Highway, Branch, Louisiana 70516 

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: J.T. Meleck Distillers 2021 "Happy Place” Sweepstakes starts on Friday, November 5, 12:00pm CST and ends on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 11:59pm CST. 

HOW TO ENTER: Internet access is required to enter the Sweepstakes. You may enter by going to and completing and submitting the online form you will find there. Limit one entry per person and one entry per email address. Mass entry attempts may result in disqualification of all entries by such person. Entries must be manually key stroked by the entrant; use of automated entry devices or programs, or entries by third parties, are prohibited. Incomplete entries will be disqualified. By entering, you represent and warrant that you have fully complied with all aspects of these Official Rules. By entering, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below) from any action or liability resulting from your participation in the Sweepstakes and/or any other information included in any entry. All entries must be received on or before Sunday, November 21, 2021 at 11:59pm CST. 

You are providing your information to Sponsor. All personal information collected by Sponsor will be used for administration of the Sweepstakes. In addition, entrants may receive email correspondence or text messages from, or on behalf of Sponsor, subject to Sponsor's privacy policy1. Sponsor uses reasonable commercial efforts to comply with Federal CAN-SPAM guidelines, and entrants may subsequently opt-out of receiving further emails by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email.  

ELIGIBILITY: Employees of Sponsor and of Fruge Companies, their affiliates, and the immediate families and household members are not eligible to win. Alcohol beverage importers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers, other alcoholic beverage suppliers and the immediate family members (spouse, domestic partner, parent, child, sibling and spouse or "step" of each) and those living in the same households of each such individual. You must be at least 21 years of age and a legal resident of the United States residing in LA or TX.  

DRAWING: Prize winner(s) will be selected in random drawing(s) from among all timely received eligible entries. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Drawing(s) will be conducted by Monday, November 22, 2021. 

PRIZES: There will 1 prize awarded, a J.T. Meleck Branded Firepot. Beverage alcohol is not part of the sweepstakes prize. All federal, state and local taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of prize winners. No substitution or transfer of prizes permitted. Non-cash prizes cannot be redeemed for cash value. Limit one prize per winner. The winner(s) will be notified by a Text Message, phone and/or email. Winner must be at least 21 years of age and will be required to sign and return an acknowledgement of eligibility and liability and publicity release within two (2) days of receipt of such acknowledgement from Sponsor. Potential winner(s) may be required to provide a mailing address to receive Prize or Prize information. 
NOTICE: Potential Winner(s) will be notified on or before Tuesday, November 23, 2021. Potential winner will have 3 days from Sponsor’s receipt of the executed acknowledgement of eligibility to accept the prize. If winner does not accept prize within the designated number of days, he/she may forfeit the prize and an alternate winner may be selected.  

CAUTION: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the giveaway is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such attempt. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent of the law. 


  • Drawings will be electronically administered by the internal J.T. Meleck team and documented.   

  • Email addresses submitted via the entry form process may be used for future marketing news and updates.   

  • The winner will be notified by Tuesday, November 23, 2021, before 5pm CST. 

  • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.   

  • Void where prohibited.  

GENERAL RULES/VERIFICATION: By acceptance of the prize, each Winner grants permission to the Sponsor and its agencies to use his/her name, city, state, photos, and likeness for purposes of advertising, promotions, and trade without further compensation or notice, except where prohibited by law. By entering, entrant/Winner hereby agrees, releases, discharges, and holds harmless Sponsor, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, owners, employees, agents, attorneys and representatives (collectively, the "Sweepstakes Entities") from any and all injuries, loss, claims or damages arising out of an entrant's participation in the Sweepstakes and/or entrant’s and Winner’s acceptance or use or misuse of a prize. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree that the Sweepstakes Entities will have no liability whatsoever for, and that the entrants shall defend and hold the Sweepstakes Entities harmless against, any liability for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy as well as injuries, damages, or losses of any kind, whether or not foreseeable, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages to persons or to property arising out of the prizes awarded hereunder. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the Sweepstakes and to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, violates these Official Rules, or acts in a disruptive manner. In the event the Sweepstakes is cancelled, terminated or suspended for any reason, Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right and may choose to award the Prizes from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alteration of entries; or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, typographical or other errors, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email sent, any text message sent/received or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or on any website or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to an entrant's or any other person's computer, tablet or mobile device related to, or resulting from, participation in or downloading any materials related to this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the Sweepstakes materials, administration of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement of the prize. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it determines to be tampering with an entry, to be violating these Official Rules, or to be acting in a disruptive manner. In no event will the Sponsor be obligated to award more than the Prizes described herein.  This Sweepstakes shall be governed by the laws of the State of Louisiana. 

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