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First Responder, Active Military & Veteran Franchise Giveaway

Dickey’s and The Dickey Foundation are proud to support those who serve their communities – first responders, active military, and veterans. This August, Dickey’s is giving away a voucher to two (2) lucky current or former first responders, active military, or veterans redeemable towards a single franchise fee of a Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant franchise to be located in the U.S., subject to the Giveaway’s full terms and conditions. The prizes will be awarded to two (2) current or former first responders, active military, or veterans who are: (i) a prospective Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant owner with a completed franchise application on file with Dickey’s to become a franchise owner of a Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant (i.e. is not a current Dickey’s franchisee) (“Prospective Franchisee”); or (ii) an existing Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant franchise owner (“Existing Franchisee”).

Contest Dates: August 1, 2020 to August 30, 2020


  • Contest Platform: has a Franchise Fee Giveaway Link on the homepage


  • Entry Rules:
    • To enter The First Responder Franchise Fee Voucher Giveaway, both Prospective Franchisees and Existing Franchisees must meet Dickey’s standard franchise qualifications specified on the Dickey’s Franchise page, and must submit their entry/application through the appropriate form on the Franchise site. Applicants who do not meet Dickey’s standard franchisee qualifications are not eligible to win. Applicants must have a completed franchise application on file with Dickey’s and must otherwise be approved by Dickey’s to operate a Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant franchise.
      • Qualifications for Dickey’s franchisees include, but are not be limited to:
        • Minimum Financial Requirement of $100,000 liquid capital and $300,000 net worth
        • Satisfactory completion of a background check by the franchisee and any others to be involved in the ownership or management of the franchise
      • Applicants must specify how they qualify as a current or former first responder and/or active military or veteran. Employment or service verification will be required of the winners.
      • The last day to enter is August 30, 2020.
      • Must be a citizen of the United States and age eighteen (18) or older to win.
      • No purchase necessary for entry.
    • Winners:
      • We will select the two (2) winners at random by September 8, 2020, with one (1) winner being a Prospective Franchisee and one (1) winner being an Existing Franchisee. All contestants must be an individual or shareholder of the entity entering the Giveaway.
      • Each winner will receive a credit with Dickey’s in the form of a voucher (approximate value of $20,000), redeemable towards the franchise fee of a single new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant that may be developed or purchased by the winner in the U.S. The voucher cannot be redeemed for cash or redeemed against franchise fees for an existing restaurant or other any other amounts.
      • Prizes may only be redeemed upon execution of a franchise agreement for a new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit restaurant. However, winners are not under any obligation to enter into any agreement or franchise agreement with Dickey’s and winners redeeming their prize enter into any and all such agreements with Dickey’s voluntarily.
      • Prize is non-transferable. No cash or other prize substitution
      • Prize void after twelve (12) months if not redeemed by the winner.
      • Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner.
      • Other terms and conditions apply.



First Responder Franchise Fee Giveaway Terms and Conditions