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Official Rules


  1. Eligibility: “TOTE GIVEAWAY!” (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States (excluding Rhode Island) and the District of Columbia, who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of CAVA Holding Company and its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, partners, suppliers and manufacturers or distributors of Sweepstakes materials, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members (whether related or not) of each such employee, officer and director are not eligible. You are not authorized to participate in the Sweepstakes if you are not located within the 50 United States (excluding Rhode Island) or the District of Columbia. Subject to and governed exclusively by the federal, state and local laws and regulations applicable to the United States (excluding Rhode Island). Participation constitutes each entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to be bound by these Official Rules and decisions of the Sweepstakes judges, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes.Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

  2. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on August 31, 2023, at 12:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on September 1, 2023, at 11:59:59 p.m. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.

  3. How to Enter: During the Sweepstakes Period, please go to the Instagram post of and follow the instructions. Read these Official Rules and then follow the directions to complete your entry, which requires “following” @CAVA, liking the post wherefrom these Official Rules are linked, and tagging a friend with an Instagram account in the comments of such post, and with that tag, share with your friend which tote design “speaks to you” the most. By entering, you confirm your agreement to follow the Official Rules. CAVA is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for errors in the printing of the offer, administration of theSweepstakes or the announcement of the prize(s), or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human or electronic. Entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of entering information does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt. Failure to comply with these Official Rules, to complete all entry instructions, or abide by the Official Rules will result in disqualification.

  4. Entry Limit: One (1) entry per person and per Instagram account for only one of the above-noted Instagram posts during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Instagram account. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different Instagram accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other similar methods will void that entrant's entries. Use of any automated system, device or program to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the Instagram account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” of an Instagram account is defined as the one natural person assigned an Instagram account by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning Instagram accounts for the domain associated with the submitted handle. Potential winners may be required to provide proof of being the authorized accountholder before being deemed a winner of the prize.

  5. Winner Determination and Verification: Within approximately two days after the end date of the Sweepstakes Period, Sponsor will randomly select five (5) potential Sweepstakes winner from all eligible entries received.Odds of winning the prize depends on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.Potential winner must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Each potential winner will be notified via Instagram direct message and shall provide his / her / their first and last name and address to confirm the destination of the tote bag. If potential winner cannot be contacted with a response back for any reason within five (5) days of our first notification attempt, if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, if winner rejects his/her prize, or in the event of any noncompliance with these Official Rules, then such prize will be deemed forfeited by winner and an alternate winner will be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.

  6. Prizes: Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the prize is $40 for each account. The total ARV of all 10 prizes is $400. No cash equivalent prizes are allowed, and prizes are non-transferable and non-redeemable. No substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any listed prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winner is solely responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.

  7. Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, by participating in the Sweepstakes, winner grants to Sponsor and its agents the right to use his/her name, image, likeness, photograph, portrait, picture, voice, opinions, statements and/or hometown, state, and biographical information for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media now known or hereafter developed (including without limitation on the Internet or via wireless application protocol), worldwide, in perpetuity, without further notice or consideration.

  8. Release from Liability: By participating, entrants and winners agree to release Sponsor, Meta Platforms,Inc., and their subsidiaries and affiliated companies, successors, assigns, agents, partners, independent contractors, suppliers, manufacturers and distributors of Sweepstakes materials or otherwise assisting with the Sweepstakes, and each of the foregoing company’s officers, directors, employees, contractors and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any and all claims or causes of action, losses, liabilities, harm, damages, injury, costs or expenses whatsoever (collectively, “Liabilities”), arising out of or in connection with your participation in the Sweepstakes and any Sweepstakes-related activities, including receipt of any prize in the Sweepstakes, and for any other claims including claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy due to your participation in the Sweepstakes.

  9. General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to cancel, terminate, suspend, extend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention or any other factor beyond Sponsor’s reasonable control impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event,Sponsor reserves the right to award the prize at random from the eligible entries received prior to and/or after(if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or any Sponsor websites or to be acting or attempting to act in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike, improper or disruptive manner. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives. Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage Sponsor’s Page or any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of law. Should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify such person and to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

  10. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (b) technical failures of any kind, including without limitation malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in cellular networks, phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized third party intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (d) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize, or (f) any other acts or omissions to acts that are outside of Sponsor’s or any Released Parties’ control. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reason causes more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.

  11. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded (including any issues concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of this provision and these Official Rules) shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, in the State and or federal courts in the State of Delaware and entrant hereby consents and waives any objection to the jurisdiction of such courts, and (b)any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees or other costs; (c) entrant waives all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules, including without limitation the Sweepstakes; (d) any claims brought under this binding arbitration agreement shall be brought in the individual capacity of entrant and the binding arbitration provision here in shall not include consolidation or joinder of other claims or controversies involving any other entrants, or permit such claims or controversies to proceed as a class action, collective action, private attorney general action or any similar representative action, and no arbitrator shall have the authority to order any such class or representative action; and (e under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.All rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor and any other issues in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Delaware, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Delaware or any other jurisdiction).

  12. Use of Data: Personal information collected from entrants online will be handled in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, posted at

  13. Winner List: For winner information, available approximately one week after the end of the Sweepstakes Period, please send a self-addressed envelope to be received within thirty (60) days of the end date of the Sweepstakes to: CAVA, Attn: Marketing (Rules/Winner’sList/TOTE GIVEAWAY!), 14 Ridge Square NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20016.

  14. Sponsor: CAVA Holding Company, 14 Ridge Square NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20016. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Instagram.