IHOP® International Passport Promotion Official Rules


PROMOTION PERIOD: No purchase necessary and no fee, payment or proof of purchase necessary to participate in the IHOP® International Passport Promotion (“Promotion”). The Promotion will begin at 12:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on March 12, 2018 and end at 11:59 PM ET on June 10, 2018 (the “Promotion Period”). The Promotion Period will be divided into thirteen (13) weekly periods as outlined in the chart below (each, a “Weekly Period”).

Weekly Period

Begins at 12:00 AM ET on:

Ends at 11:59 PM ET on:

Mail-in Entries Postmarked by:

Random drawing on or about:


March 12, 2018

March 18, 2018

March 19, 2018

March 22, 2018


March 19, 2018

March 25, 2018

March 26, 2018

March 29, 2018


March 26, 2018

April 1, 2018

April 2, 2018

April 5, 2018


April 2, 2018

April 8, 2018

April 9, 2018

April 12, 2018


April 9, 2018

April 15, 2018

April 16, 2018

April 19, 2018


April 16, 2018

April 22, 2018

April 23, 2018

April 26, 2018


April 23, 2018

April 29, 2018

April 30, 2018

May 3, 2018


April 30, 2018

May 6, 2018

May 7, 2018

May 10, 2018


May 7, 2018

May 13, 2018

May 14, 2018

May 17, 2018


May 14, 2018

May 20, 2018

May 21, 2018

May 24, 2018


May 21, 2018

May 27, 2018

May 28, 2018

May 31, 2018


May 28, 2018

June 3, 2018

June 4, 2018

June 7, 2018


June 4, 2018

June 10, 2018

June 11, 2018

June 14, 2018

The Promotion will not be available outside of the dates and times specified above.

HOW TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period there are two (2) ways to enter the Promotion:

1) Mobile App: Visit an IHOP® location where three (3) new international flavor inspired pancakes are now available: (i) Tres Leches; (ii) Belgian Dark Chocolate; and (iii) English Sticky Toffee. Open the “IHOP® Mobile App” on your iOS* or Android* wireless device. If you do not already have the IHOP® Mobile App on your wireless device, visit the mobile app store on your mobile device and download the app (message and data rates may apply for app download and use). The IHOP® Mobile App is free of charge. Then, follow the prompts in the app to take an original photo of your new international flavor inspired pancakes order and submit. Once an original photo for each of the three (3) new international flavor inspired pancakes has been uploaded to the app you will receive one (1) entry in the Promotion (each, an “Entry”); OR

2) Mail-In: To receive one (1) Entry without using the IHOP® Mobile App or taking a photo of the new international flavor inspired pancakes, neatly hand-print or type your complete name, address, city, state, zip code, date of birth, daytime telephone number (including area code), and email address (optional) on a plain 3” x 5” piece of paper and mail in an envelope with proper postage to: IHOP CO MRM//McCANN, 105 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540.

Mobile App Entries must be received by the end dates and times specified in the chart above to be eligible for the applicable Weekly Period drawing(s) and the Grand Prize drawing. Mail-In entries must be postmarked by the end dates specified in the chart above to be eligible for the applicable Weekly Period drawing(s) and the Grand Prize drawing. All eligible Entries received during the Promotion Period will be included in the Grand Prize drawing.

Limit of one (1) Entry per person will be accepted for the duration of the Promotion Period, regardless of the method of entry. Additional Entries received from the same person/email in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All Entries become the exclusive property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. The use of script, macro or automated devices (or any other devices intended to automate or subvert any aspect of entry) to enter the Promotion is prohibited and any entry through such means and any entry that is deemed to be ineligible (at Sponsor’s sole discretion and in accordance with these Official Rules) are void.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE:  The Promotion is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of March 12, 2018. This Promotion is void where prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By participating in this Promotion, each participant accepts the conditions stated in these Official Rules, agrees to be bound by the decisions of the Sponsor (as defined below) and warrants and represents that s/he is eligible to participate in this Promotion. Employees, contractors, directors and officers of International House of Pancakes, LLC (“Sponsor”), MRM//McCann (“MRM//McCann”), their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, distributors, web design, advertising, fulfillment, judging and promotion agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Promotion (collectively, “Released Parties”), and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling, grandparent, and/or “step”) of each and those living in their same households (those persons whether related or not who live in the same residence for at least three months during the twenty-four-month period preceding the start date of the Promotion).

RANDOM DRAWINGS & ODDS OF WINNING: One (1) potential first prize winner will be selected for each Weekly Period in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout each Weekly Period (for a total of thirteen (13) potential first prize winners). Non-winning Entries from one (1) Weekly Period drawing will be included in any/all subsequent Weekly Period drawings, and all eligible entries will be included in the Grand Prize drawing. Odds of winning a first prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received throughout each Weekly Period. One (1) potential Grand Prize winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about June 14, 2018 from all eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period. Odds of winning the Grand Prize will depend on the number of eligible entries received throughout the Promotion Period.

WINNER NOTIFICATION: Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Promotion. Potential winners will be notified by e-mail, mail and/or phone and potential Grand Prize winner will, and potential first prize winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within five (5) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner or a potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected for the applicable prize. If any potential winner is an eligible minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be required to fulfill all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein.

GRAND PRIZE (1): Breakfast for a Year, awarded in the form of seventy eight (78) $50 IHOP® gift card. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Grand Prize: $3,900.

FIRST PRIZES (13) (One (1) available per Weekly Period): Winner’s choice of a $25 IHOP® mailed gift card or digital gift card. ARV of each First Prize: $25.


PRIZE CONDITIONS: Gift cards are subject to certain terms and conditions specified by Sponsor. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer a prize, or redeem a prize for cash; however, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value in its sole discretion. All federal, state and local taxes, and any other charges and incidental costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of each winner. All prize details will be determined solely by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

MISCELLANEOUS: Governing Law. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules and this Promotion shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, including procedural provisions without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor is not responsible for (i) late, lost, delayed, not received, damaged, misdirected, incomplete, stolen, or garbled Entries or prize claims; or (ii) failure to receive Entries or claims due to transmission failures or technical failures of any kind, including, without limitation, malfunctioning of any network, Internet Service Provider (ISP), servers, access providers, hardware or software, whether originating with sender or recipient; or (iii) any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems or servers, computer software problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website and assume no liability for damage to participant’s or any person's computer resulting from participating in the Promotion. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an e-mail address, the winning Entries will be deemed to have been made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address at the time of Entry. “Authorized account holder” is the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet Service Provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the e-mail address in question.

This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By submitting an Entry or accepting a prize, all participants consent to the use of their names and/or photographs for publicity purposes without compensation, worldwide in perpetuity and in any form of media including the Internet, and consent to the collection, use and distribution of their personal information by the Sponsor for the purposes of running the Promotion. Sponsor will not sell or transmit this information to third parties except for the purposes of administering the Promotion, unless you agree otherwise. Released Parties shall have no liability and shall be held harmless for any damage, loss or injury to a participant or any third party resulting from participation in this Promotion due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of (i) the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, (ii) administration of the Promotion, undelivered prize claims or other issues related to such claims or (iii) preparation for or participation in this Promotion or any related activity; (d) to waive all rights to claim or collect punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages; (e) that all causes of action relating to this Promotion will be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (f) that any and all claims, judgments, or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, excluding attorneys’ fees, and in no event will participant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees, or any other costs.

If for any reason, the Promotion is not capable of being completed as planned including, but not limited to computer virus, bugs, tampering, fraud, technical failures, printing, administrative, or other causes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Promotion and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner(s) for the drawing(s) at issue in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken. Any attempt to deliberately damage any website or electronic communication or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion is a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion-related materials, including but not limited to the Promotion registration form, or point of sale, television, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

BINDING ARBITRATION:  The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules and/or this Promotion. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or this Promotion shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of JAMS. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the State of California, in the City of Los Angeles and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof.

SPONSOR PRIVACY POLICY:  By participating, information collected from participants in connection with these Official Rules is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy available at

WINNERS’ LIST:  For the name of the Grand Prize winner, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: IHOP CO MRM//McCANN, 105 Carnegie Center, Princeton, NJ 08540 by July 24, 2018.

SPONSOR:  International House of Pancakes, LLC, 450 North Brand Boulevard Glendale, CA 91203.

*Android is a registered trademark of Google Inc. iOS is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. Google Inc. and Apple Inc. are not affiliated with and do not sponsor or endorse this Promotion.