These are the Official Rules for the Nationwide Insurance Scavenger Hunt Day Contest (Promotion”). Online entry only.



The Promotion is open to legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia, except where prohibited, who: (a) are 18 years of age or have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry, whichever is greater, and (b) are legally able to work in the United States.  No purchase is necessary.

Employees and agents of Nationwide, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Promotion (all of the foregoing, collectively referred to as “Promotion Entities”) and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of such persons, whether related or not, are not eligible to enter the Promotion.

The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.


The Contest begins on May 24, 2019 and ends May 26, 2019 (“Promotion Period”).

Nationwide Insurance has created a scavenger hunt on the @nationwide account for Twitter users.


To win, (1) entrant must locate the hidden message and reply to @Nationwide with the correct message. All entries in the Prize drawing have an equal chance of winning. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Multiple entries within a single day will be accepted. Ineligible, illegible or incomplete submissions are void and will not be considered.

Entry constitutes consent to participate in Promotions and for Nationwide to obtain, use, and transfer the entrant’s photo for Promotion administration purposes. Nationwide will not be responsible for lost, incomplete, illegible, late, misdirected, stolen, or mutilated entries; technical or mechanical malfunctions; errors in the Official Rules, in any related ads or materials; or processing error. Nationwide can void the entry of any entrant who it believes has attempted to tamper with or impair Promotion administration, security, fairness, or proper play. Should the Promotion be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice may be posted at website.


Nationwide will monitor their Twitter feed awaiting the first individual to reply with the correct answer. Winner will be announced shortly after discovery. Promotional Period ends on May 26, 2018 at 5:00pm. Winner will be notified via Twitter Reply no later than May 27, 2018 at 5:00pm. If a Winner is not eligible to win, or if Nationwide is unable to contact the winner after a good faith effort, the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate will be chosen


One winner will receive an $250 Visa gift card.

Approximate Value: $250

Prize winners are responsible for any expenses incurred in connection with the prizes.  No substitution or transfer of prizes is permitted, except that the Promotion Entities reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, in the event that an offered prize is unavailable. All federal, state and local taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner.  Prize details not set forth herein are the sole discretion of the Promotion Entities.

If requested, winners must execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release within three days of notification.  Failure to do so may result in disqualification, forfeiture, or award to alternate winner.


By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Nationwide and Twitter and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s shareholders, officers, directors, employees, members, assigns and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.


Promotions are governed by and subject to the laws of the United States and the state of Ohio.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law. Prize Winner may receive an IRS 1099 form for the value of their prizes. By participating in a Promotion and/or accepting any prize, entrants grant the Promotion Entities permission to use their name, likenesses, image and Twitter or Instagram handle in connection with the Promotion for purposes of advertising, publicity and promotion purposes, without further compensation to the entrant, unless prohibited by law. Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding on all matters relating to Promotions.  The Promotion Entities are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the printing of the offer, administration of Promotions or the announcement of the prizes, or for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or illegal entries.

The Promotion Entities reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any entrant found to be (a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or (b) violating the Official Rules.


Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating in Promotions, entrant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and all claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Promotion or any prize awarded, or the determination of winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.  Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Nationwide, and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, and agents, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alternation of entries; printing or other errors; and any entries or mail which are late, lost, delayed, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, postage due, or any combination of the above. Nationwide reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Promotion if it becomes necessary due to circumstances beyond Nationwide’s control. If the Promotion is terminated early, a winner will be selected from all eligible entries received at the time of termination.


By entering into this Promotion, you also agree to Nationwide’s use of your personal information as described in the Nationwide Privacy Policy at


For an Official Prize Winners List (available 60 days after Promotion end date) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Nationwide; Scavenger Hunt Day Promotion; WINNERS or OFFICAL RULES (please specify); c/o Marketing, Mail Code 1-24-202, Columbus, OH 43215