Arizona Fall League 20th Anniversary Top 20 Sweepstakes
OFFICIAL RULES (the "Official Rules")
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
HOW TO ENTER: You may enter the Arizona Fall League 20th Anniversary Top 20 Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") in one (1) of two (2) ways: online or by mail. No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit ten (10) entries per person per household and e-mail address, regardless of method of entry.
2. Mail-in Method: If you do not wish to enter online, you may enter the Sweepstakes by hand-printing your full name, address, city, state and zip code, day & evening telephone numbers (including area codes), date of birth and e-mail address (optional) on a 3"x5" postcard and mailing it in a sealed envelope with proper postage affixed to: Arizona Fall League 20th Anniversary Top 20 Sweepstakes, 2415 E Camelback Rd Ste 850, Phoenix, AZ 85016.. Sponsor will use e-mail addresses provided via the Mail-in entry method for prize notification purposes only; however, eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes is not dependent upon entrantâs provision of this information. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by October 1, 2012 and received by Sponsor by October 8, 2012 to be eligible. Mail-in entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
The Released Parties (defined below) are not responsible for printing errors or for stolen, lost, misplaced, late, illegible, altered, forged, defective, inaccurate, incomplete, damaged, garbled, delayed, postage due, misdirected entries, e-mail or mail. Proof of e-mailing does not constitute proof of delivery.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to current legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (except in the case of legal residents of certain states where the legal age of majority is greater than eighteen (18) years of age, such legal age of majority) at the time of entry. Employees, officers, directors, agents and representatives (including their immediate family members (mother, father, sister, brother, any child, husband, wife), and those living in the same household of the foregoing, whether or not related) of Arizona Fall League ("Sponsor") , the MLB Entities (defined below), and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, suppliers, printers and advertising and promotion agencies, design, web design, web hosting, law firms and, and any and all other companies associated with this Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win a prize in the Sweepstakes. The "MLB Entities" shall mean the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, its Bureaus, Committees, Subcommittees and Councils, MLB Advanced Media, L.P. ("MLBAM" or "MLB.com"), MLB Media Holdings, Inc., MLB Media Holdings, L.P., MLB Online Services, Inc., Major League Baseball Enterprises, Inc., Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., the Major League Baseball Clubs, The MLB Network, LLC, Tickets.com, Inc., SportsOnEarth, LLC and each of their respective subsidiaries or affiliated entities, any entity which, now or in the future, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the Major League Baseball Clubs or the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, and the shareholders, parents, directors, officers, employees, representatives, agents, successors and assigns of the above entities. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
PROMOTIONAL PERIOD: The Promotional Period begins at 10:00:01 a.m. Eastern Time ("ET") on 8/21/12 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on 9/30/12 (the "Promotional Period").
PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize: The Grand Prize Winner (defined below) will receive a trip for the Grand Prize Winner and one (1) guest (the "Guest") to attend the 2012 Arizona Fall League Championship Game (the "Grand Prize"). The Grand Prize includes (a) round trip coach class air transportation for Grand Prize Winner and his/her Guest from a major U.S. gateway airport closest to the Grand Prize Winner's residence in the United States to a major U.S. gateway airport closest to the 2012 Arizona Fall League Championship Game in Scottsdale, Arizona, (b) hotel accommodations (one (1) standard rooms, double-occupancy) for two (2) nights, (c) two (2) tickets for Grand Prize Winner and his/her Guest to attend the 2012 Arizona Fall League Championship Game currently scheduled to be played on November 17, 2012 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Exact seat locations at 2012 Arizona Fall League Championship Game shall be determined in Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Approximate retail value ("ARV") of the Grand Prize: $1,250. Any stated difference between the approximate value and actual value of Grand Prize will not be awarded. All prize details are at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Grand Prize consists of only the items specifically listed in these Official Rules. All costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being awarded, including but not limited to lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities, baggage fees, incidentals, souvenirs and other expenses incurred by accepting the Grand Prize are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. The Grand Prize is non-transferable, and no substitutions are allowed, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute a prize (or any portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at is sole and absolute discretion. All applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes) are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner. Arizona Fall League game, event and dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the Arizona Fall League, as applicable, and may be subject to change. Grand Prize Winner and his/her Guest agree to comply with all applicable ballpark regulations in connection with the Grand Prize. The Arizona Fall League and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to the Grand Prize Winner and/or his/her Guest who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game, exhibition or event. The Released Parties will not be responsible for Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any Arizona Fall League game, event or exhibition. Arizona Fall League game, event and exhibition tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale. Any such resale may result in disqualification and Prize forfeiture, and may invalidate the license granted by the game ticket(s). The Grand Prize Winner's companions must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence, unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
DRAWINGS AND PRIZE NOTIFICATION: The potential winner will be selected in a random drawing conducted on or about 10/1/12 (the "Grand Prize Drawing") from among all eligible entries received. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winner will be declared the winner of the Sweepstakes (the "Grand Prize Winner"). Sponsorâs decisions with respect to all matters of this Sweepstakes, including the selection of the winner, are final and binding. The potential winner will be notified by e-mail, telephone and/or mail (in the sole discretion of Sponsor). In the event that the potential winner does not respond to any such prize notification within three (3) days of the date of issuance or declines the Grand Prize for any reason, a disqualification and prize forfeiture will result and, at Sponsor's sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate potential winner may be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries. The potential winner may be required to submit his/her valid social security number and/or other identification to Sponsor, and will be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Publicity, within three (3) days of the date of issuance. The Grand Prize Winner's Guest will be required to execute, have notarized and return a Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Publicity, within three (3) days of the date of issuance. Failure by the Grand Prize Winner and/or his/her Guest to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return any required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and prize forfeiture and, at Sponsorâs sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternative potential Grand Prize Winner to be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries. The odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Promotional Period.
The Grand Prize Winner, by acceptance of the Grand Prize, grants to Sponsor, the MLB Entities and each of their respective designees the right to use and/or publicize such winner's name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, statements, voice and/or other likeness and prize information in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.
INDEMNIFICATION: By entering, each entrant releases and agrees to hold harmless Sponsor, the MLB Entities and each of their respective parents, divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, professional advisors, representatives and advertising and promotion and public relation agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all claims, demands, losses, promises, causes of action and liabilities, injuries or damages of any kind, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from the preparation for, or participation in, this Sweepstakes or from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the Grand Prize (or any portion thereof), or any travel or activity related thereto.
GENERAL: By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules. Participants are responsible for all costs or charges involved in accessing the World Wide Web and warrant that the cost of accessing the Internet, if any, is part of a larger agreement with an Internet Service Provider or some other means, and that the cost of this access and/or the time spent, if any, to configure their web-site is not an incremental cost in order to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Released Parties are not responsible for individuals who cannot access the Internet or cannot click-through for any period of time regardless of technical, hardware, software, telephone, Internet, virus contamination, or network problems, or delay, failure or malfunction for any reason. Sponsor and MLBAM reserves the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, suspend or modify the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) if Sponsor and/or MLBAM believe, in their sole discretion, that the integrity of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) has been, or could be compromised or that the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes corrupt administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof). In the event of cancellation, Sponsor may elect to identify winner and award the prize by way of random drawing from among all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant from the Sweepstakes if in Sponsorâs sole judgment entrant has not complied with these Official Rules. Entrants will also be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Sponsor, if the entrant attempts (i) to enter the Sweepstakes through any means other than as described in these Official rules; (ii) provides information that is incorrect, inaccurate or fraudulent, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; and/or (iii) attempts to disrupt the Sweepstakes or circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. The Released Parties will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted, scrambled, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage due, illegible, garbled, distorted, failed or damaged entries, email, mail or satellite, telephone cable or wireless transmissions; (b) for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, cable, satellite, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), wireless network, website, or other connections including those through and/or by any website, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone, cable or wireless transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in transmission, processing, or communication; non-delivery; misdirected, blocked, or delayed e-mail notifications; printing, typographical or other errors appearing within these Official Rules, in any Sweepstakes-related advertisements or other materials; or any other errors, problems or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, network, computer, telephone, mail, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of any prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any Arizona Fall League game, event or exhibition; (c) any Sweepstakes disruptions, injuries, losses or damages , and/or (d) injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or website or attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, deception or other unfair playing practices, or intend to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or any representative of Sponsor and/or MLBAM or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor, MLBAM and/or their respective agents. Sponsor shall have the sole right to disqualify any entrant for violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Sweepstakes, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. Released Parties (i) make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning the Grand Prize (or any portion thereof), and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the County of New York, State of New York.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT, AND SPONSOR, MLBAM AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES) AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
All online entries must include a valid e-mail address for the entrant. In case of multiple entries received from any person or e-mail address or household, only the first entry received from such person or e-mail address or household will be considered. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential winner based on an e-mail address, the winning entry will be declared made by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. The "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the applicable Internet service provider or other organization (such as a business or educational institution) has assigned the e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
WINNER LIST: For the Winnerâs name, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by December 31, 2012 to: Arizona Fall League 20th Anniversary Top 20 Sweepstakes Winnerâs List c/o Arizona Fall League, 2415 E Camelback Rd Ste 850, Phoenix, AZ 85016.
SPONSOR: Arizona Fall League, 2415 E Camelback Rd Ste 850, Phoenix, AZ 85016.
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