2022 Hot Wheels® Monster Trucks Design Contest




1. Eligibility. The 2022 Hot Wheels® Monster Trucks Design Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or younger at the beginning of the Contest Period (defined below). Employees (their immediate families, including parents, spouses, children, siblings and grandparents, and household members, whether or not related) of Mattel, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and Walmart, Inc., their advertising or promotional agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of the Contest, any agents acting for, or in behalf of the above entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers, any other person or entity associated with the Contest, are NOT eligible. Void where restricted or prohibited, and subject to all federal, state and local laws. By entering or participating in the Contest, entrant’s parent and/or legal guardian agrees to be bound by these “Official Rules” and the decisions of the Judges (defined below) and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this Contest, including, without limitation, interpretation of these Official Rules.

2. Contest Period. The Contest begins on August 5, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. MST and ends on November 10, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. CDT (the “Contest Period”).

3. How to Participate in the Contest. There is no fee or purchase necessary to enter or participate in the Contest. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. To enter the Contest, attend one of eight (8) Contest events (“Live Events”) outlined below and design a one-of-a-kind Hot Wheels® Monster Trucks using the entry sheet and materials provided at the Live Event (an "Entry"). Submit your Entry using the contest entry box at the Live Event. Submission of an entry constitutes the entrant’s parent and/or legal guardian agreement that the Entry conforms to the Content Restrictions (outlined below). Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any Entry that is lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, disparaging, defamatory or libelous in any nature, or does not comply with these Official Rules, including the Content Restrictions. Entries must be received before the end of the Contest Period to be eligible for the Contest. Limit to one Entry per person.

a. Content Restrictions:

i. The Entry must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;

ii. The Entry must not disparage the Sponsor or any other person or party;

iii. The Entry must not contain brand names or trademarks other than those owned by the Sponsor, which the entrant has a limited licence to use to incorporate in his/her Entry in this Contest;

iv. The Entry must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libellous;

v. The Entry must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and

vi. The Entry must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to United States laws or regulations.

b. Parental Consent: Entrants must have valid parental or guardian approval for entry. Parents and/or legal guardians may provide written consent by including their first name, last name, e-mail address, phone number, and signature on the contestant’s Entry in the designated location.

c. Live Events: Live Events may be subject to restrictions, protocols, prohibitions, and cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Sponsor may cancel or reschedule a Live Event or Live Events in its absolute and sole discretion. The following Live Events are planned:



Time (all times local)


Walmart Store #1533: 7975 W Peoria Ave, Peoria, AZ 44463

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Walmart Store #1185: 5017 E Highway 290, Austin, TX 78735

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Walmart Store #901: 550 South 123 Byass, Sequin, TX 78155

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Walmart Store #1941: 1950 Auto Center Dr, Glendora, CA 91740

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Walmart Store #3516: 1360 Eastlake Pkwy, Chula Vista, CA 91915

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Walmart Store #1476: 1351 Veterans Parkway, Clarksville, IN, 47129

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Walmart Store #648: 1661 Jungermann Rd, St. Peters, MO 63304

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Walmart Store #3773: 9500 Clifford St, Fort Worth, TX 44309

2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

4. Rights Transfer. Submitting an Entry constitutes the consent of the entrant’s parent or legal guardian to give Sponsor, and each of their licensees, successors and assigns, the non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, no-cost license and right to use and otherwise exploit the Entry, and all images, text and materials included or depicted therein, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium now or hereafter known or devised, throughout the universe and in any and all languages, including, without limitation, the right to display, reproduce, recreate, record, perform, exhibit, distribute, copy, edit, change, modify, add to, subtract from, re-title and adapt the same, to combine it with other material and otherwise use and exploit it without having to give any compensation or attribution to entrants or any third party, except for the awarding of the prize to the winners in this Contest. 5. Determining the Winner of the Contest. A panel of qualified judges determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion (“Judges”) will select two (2) winners based on the following judging criteria (“Judging Criteria”):

a. Character/Theme/Personality: 50%

b. Creativity: 25%

c. Outrageousness: 25%

In the event of a tie, Sponsor will bring in a tie breaking Judge to apply the same Judging Criteria to break the tie. Winners will be selected within thirty (30) days of the final Live Event, on or around December 10, 2022.

6. Notification of Winners. Mattel will notify potential winners’ parent and/or legal guardian by December 31, 2022. The parent or legal guardian of the potential winner will receive a form that must be completed in order for the prize to be awarded. If a potential winner’s parent/legal guardian cannot be contacted, or fails to provide any other requested information on the form within the required time period, or does not comply with these Official Rules, the potential winner forfeits the Prize. If a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the Prize may be awarded to a runner-up, if any, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify the winner’s parent/legal guardian’s agreement and consent that the Sponsor and its designees may use the winner’s name, town/city, state, country, likeness, Entry and/or prize information in connection with the Contest for promotional, advertising or other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including the Internet, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law. Without limiting the generality of these Official Rules, each winner’s parent/legal guardian shall to the extent possible under applicable law irrevocably grant, transfer, convey and assign to the Sponsor the entirety of the rights in and to the Entry and all renewals and extensions of copyright, and the right to secure copyright registrations thereto in perpetuity (or for the entire term of the duration of intellectual property rights permissible under local law) including, without limitation, the rights to use the Entry for any and all purposes in any and all media whether now known or hereafter developed, on a worldwide basis, in perpetuity. Each winner’s parent/legal guardian accepts and acknowledges that the Sponsor shall not be obligated to use the Entry and that the Sponsor at its sole discretion shall have the right to refrain from using the Entry. The Sponsor shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent that the Sponsor chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder.

7. Prizes. Each winner will receive one (1) 1:64 Hot Wheels® Monster Trucks die-cast truck inspired by his or her Entry (the “Prize”). Prizes will be shipped to the winners by March 1, 2023. The approximate retail value of each prize is $100.00 and the total approximate retail value of all prizes is $200.00. No cash in lieu of any Prize or Prize component will be awarded except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. No substitution or transfer of Prize or any Prize component permitted except at the sole discretion of Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a Prize, or any component thereof, of equivalent value. All applicable federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of each respective winner. Sponsor is not responsible for lost or stolen Prizes, nor for unavailability due to circumstances beyond their control of any component of a Prize.

8. Odds of Winning. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries. Many will enter, few will win.

9. Representations and Warranties. By participating in this Contest, entrant’s parent and/or legal guardian agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor (whose decisions are final and binding in all respects), to waive any rights to claim ambiguity with the Official Rules, and that Sponsor shall have no responsibility or liability (including, but not limited to, liability for any property loss, damage, personal injury or death) in connection with: participation in this Contest, or the acceptance, redemption, or use of any Prize or related activities; human error; incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information; acceptance/possession, use/misuse and/or defects of the Prizes awarded herein; interruption or inability to participate in the Contest due to the COVID-19 pandemic or any other reason.

10. Indemnification. Entrant’s parent and/or legal guardian further agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor from any and all liability resulting or arising from entrant’s participation the Contest, including but not limited to 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 Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any Prize (including any travel/activity related thereto), to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against Sponsor, and hereby acknowledge that said Sponsor has neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by a prize supplier that are sent along with a prize.

11. Right to Cancel, Suspend, and/or Modify. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion. If terminated, Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, determine the winners from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such action using the judging procedure outlined above. Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the Entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated entries.

12. Data Protection and Privacy. Information collected by Sponsor in connection with the Contest is subject to Contest privacy statement located at http://corporate.mattel.com/privacy-statement.aspx and applicable data protection laws. By entering the Contest, entrant’s parent and/or legal guardian agrees to the collection, processing and storage of entrant’s personal data by Sponsor for purposes of the Contest. Acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission to Sponsor to use the winner’s name and likenesses for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. Except as otherwise provided herein for the use of certain winner information, personal information collected by Sponsor from each entrant will only be used for the purpose of the Contest.

13. Rules & Winner’s Announcement. The names of winner(s) and/or Rules can be obtained by sending a direct message to the Mattel Hot Wheels Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/hotwheels/.

14. Severability. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision.

15. Sponsor. The Sponsor of the Contest is Mattel, Inc., 333 Continental Blvd., El Segundo, CA 90245.