Coca-Cola and Merkle announced the Coca-Cola 2021 Talladega Homegate Sweepstakes for the residents of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, and Tennessee. This competition does not require a purchase to enter or win, and texting is not required in any part of the contest. However, if an individual wants to enter via text messaging, then they agree to the rules and regulations of the sponsor and administrator. Any resident of the mentioned states who is eighteen years or older at the time of entry can participate in the game. Nevertheless, the employees of the companies involved in the contest cannot participate, and the same applies to anyone closely affiliated with these employees. The primary sponsor of the Sweepstakes is The Coca-Cola Company, One Coca-Cola Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30313, whereas the administrator is Merkle Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI 48075.
There are a variety of contests or competitions conducted around the world as a means for promotion through interesting marketing strategies and Sweepstakes happen to be one of them. Over a period of few months, entries are accepted from legal residents of a country and a winner or winners are randomly picked at a selected date. These winners are either given cash prizes or assorted products/services as rewards. During the entry period, various businesses, organizations, and companies can accumulate contact details of their consumers so that they can send newsletters and notifications.
The American multinational beverage corporation named the Coca-Cola Company is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. It is incorporated under Delaware’s General Corporation Law, and they have influence in the retailing, manufacturing, and marketing of nonalcoholic beverages. Invented in 1886 by the pharmacist John Stith Pemberton, the Coca-Cola product has gained international popularity. The Coca-Cola Company has branches all around the world and partners with many other similar corporations to increase their reach in various countries.
Refer to the below table for more details of the scholarship:
|Organization||Sponsor: The Coca-Cola Company
Administrator: Merkle Inc.
|Number of Awards||Multiple|
|Application Deadline||April 30, 2021|
|Requirement||Valid Contact Details|
Who May Be Eligible
- Must be eighteen years or older
- Legal resident of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, or Tennessee
- Not an employee of the companies involved in the sponsoring, organizing, and administering the Sweepstakes
- Not affiliated with the current employees of the companies involved in the sponsoring, organizing, and administering the Sweepstakes
How to Apply
Eligible individuals can enter the contest through text messages or an official online website. They can send the keyword TALLADEGA to the shortcode 26739 and enter the requested information to receive the entry into the Sweepstakes. Also, they can visit the official website, follow the instructions and submit the entry form by providing a valid e-mail address.
- Valid contact details
Coca-Cola 2021 Talladega® Homegate Sweepstakes’ four grand prizes consist of a variety of Coca-Cola Products. Their approximate retail value is $517, and there is a limit of one prize per person. This sweepstake is a fun way for the Coca-Cola company and Merkle to promote themselves by using innovative marketing strategies.
The Sweepstakes Promotion Period starts on April 1, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. Central Time and ends on April 30, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Central Time.