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1. What is a valid UPC? Where can I find it on the packaging?
You can find your 12-digit UPC on the back of specially marked bags of Cheetos® snacks.
2. What are the specially marked Cheetos® products that are part of this contest?
3. Do I have to purchase a product in order to participate in the contest?
No purchase is necessary to enter this Contest. Please see the Official Rules for details on how to enter without purchase.
4. How many times can I enter?
You can submit a maximum of one UPC per person per email address per day (from either an eligible product purchase or no purchase request). For details on how to participate without making a purchase, see the Official Rules
5. My UPC wasn’t accepted. What do I do?
Please double check that you’ve entered each digit correctly. If you’re still having difficulties with your UPC, please contact us and describe the issue you are experiencing and provide the UPC that is not working. Please allow 2 business days to receive and respond to inquiries.
6. I don’t have a computer and/or internet access. How can I participate?
Internet access is required to participate in the Cheetos Carnival Contest. You can access the contest website from any public computer with internet access, such as those available for use at the library or an internet café.
7. How will you use and/or share my information?
†No purchase necessary. Open to Canadian residents, 19+. Mathematical skill-testing question required. Contest period: June 28 @ 12:00 pm (noon) ET to September 5, 2021 @ 11:59:59 pm ET. Enter UPC for a chance to win (i) Instant Prizes: Cheetos® Free Product Coupon and Cheetos® Mac ’n Cheese Free Product Coupon (4,100 available/ARV $7.98 ea); (ii) Grand Prize: $10,000 cash (awarded in the form of a cheque). Chances of winning: (i) Instant Prize, depend on when entry played; (ii) Grand Prize, depend on entries received. Max 1 UPC per day. Prizes diminish as awarded. Details & Official Rules, click here