NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR ENTRY VIA TWITTER WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
By participating in the Sweepstakes promoted by @Dodgers (the "Official Twitter Account"), you agree to these Official Rules, which are a contract, so read them carefully before participating. Without limitation, this contract includes indemnities to the Released Parties (defined below) from you and a limitation of your rights and remedies. The details and requirements for entry or participation in the Sweepstakes shall be provided by the Official Twitter Account during the Entry Period (defined below), in the discretion of Los Angeles Dodgers LLC (the "Sponsor"). You must follow the directions provided by Official Twitter Account and otherwise be bound by and follow these Official Rules to be eligible to receive the Prize (defined below).
ENTRY PERIOD: The Sweepstakes entry period ("Entry Period") begins at 12:00:01 p.m. Pacific Time ("PT") on February 232, 2012 and ends upon the earlier of (a) 11:59:59 a.m. PT on April 8, 2012 or (b) when the total number of followers of Official Twitter Account exceeds 100,000 followers, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two (2) ways to enter the Sweepstakes: by Twitter and via the online entry form (the "Online Entry Form"). No other method of entry will be accepted. Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address and per Twitter account per day, regardless of method of entry. Additional entries beyond the specified limit will be void.
1. Twitter: To enter the Sweepstakes via Twitter, you must have a valid Twitter account and be a follower of the Official Twitter Account. If you do not have a Twitter account, visit www.twitter.com and register in accordance with the enrolment instructions for a free Twitter account. To enter the Sweepstakes via Twitter, follow the instructions provided by the Official Twitter Account to send a tweet about the Dodgers during the Entry Period that includes the hashtag #tweetblue. By successfully sending a tweet about the Dodgers during the Entry Period that includes the hashtag #tweetblue, you will receive one (1) entry in the Sweepstakes. Failure to follow any instructions provided by the Official Twitter Account or to submit your entry within the applicable Entry Period may result in disqualification. The time of receipt of any valid Twitter entry shall be the time such valid entry becomes available to Sponsor on Twitter.com. Sponsor's computer shall be the official clock of the Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to 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, and directors (including immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and members of the same household, whether or not related) of the MLB Entities and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes are not eligible to participate or win the Prize. 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"), 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 directors, officers, employees and agents of the above entities. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. Void outside the states listed above and where prohibited or restricted by law, rule or regulation.
RANDOM DRAWINGS: On or after the day on which the Official Twitter Account exceeds the number of followers set forth in the chart below, potential winner(s) of the applicable First Prize (as defined in the chart below) will be selected by random drawing (each a "First Prize Drawing") from among all eligible entries received up to the time the Official Twitter Account exceeds such number of followers, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The total number of Winners of each First Prize is set forth in the chart below. Non-winning eligible entries from one First Prize Drawing will carry over into each subsequent First Prize Drawings, if any. On or about one (1) day following the end of the Entry Period, one (1) potential winner of the Grand Prize (defined below) will be selected by random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules, the potential winners will be declared the winner of the Sweepstakes (each a "Winner" and collectively, the "Winners"). The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a First Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received for the drawing at issue. Odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Limit one (1) First Prize per person, family or household.
SECOND CHANCE DRAWINGS: If the number of followers of the Official Twitter Account does not exceed 100,000 followers and/or any First Prizes remain unawarded upon completion of the Entry Period, second chance drawing(s) will be held to award the First Prizes from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. If second chance drawing(s) is necessary, it/they will take place on or about the day following the end of the Entry Period. The odds of winning a First Prize in the second chance drawing(s), if any, depend upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Each potential First Prize winner selected via the second chance drawing(s), if any, will be required to comply with all requirements imposed on the Winners set forth in these Official Rules.
PRIZES: The prizes (each a "Prize" and collectively, the "Prizes") available to be awarded are as follows:
|Number of Followers||Total Number of Winners||Prize (each, a "First Prize")||Approximate Retail Value ("ARV")
of each First Prize
|91,000||One (1) Winner||Each Winner will receive one (1) bobblehead||$20|
|92,000||One (1) Winner||Four (4) tickets for the Winner and three (3) guests to attend one (1) Dodgers v. Angels exhibition game, such game to be determined in Sponsor's sole discretion||$30|
|93,000||One (1) Winner||Four (4) tickets for the Winner and three (3) guests to attend one (1) regular season Dodgers home game, such game to be determined in Sponsor's sole discretion||$100|
|94,000||One (1) Winner||One (1) autographed baseball||$50|
|95,000||One (1) Winner||Four (4) tickets for the Winner and three (3) guests to attend the April 3, 2012 exhibition game and the opportunity, subject to the rules and regulations of Sponsor, for one person to say "It's Time for Dodger Baseball" during the game||$100|
|96,000||One (1) Winner||Four (4) tickets for the Winner and three (3) guests to attend one (1) regular season Dodgers home game, such game to be determined in Sponsor's sole discretion||$100|
|97,000||One (1) Winner||One (1) autographed baseball||$50|
|98,000||One (1) Winner||Four (4) tickets for the Winner and guest(s) to attend one (1) regular season Dodgers home game, such game to be determined in Sponsor's sole discretion, and the opportunity for the Winner to participate in one (1) on-field experience, subject to the rules and regulations of Sponsor.||$200|
|99,000||One (1) Winner||Four (4) Baseline Box tickets for the Winner and guest(s) to attend one (1) regular season Dodgers home game, such game to be determined in Sponsor's sole discretion||$600|
|100,000||One (1) Winner||Two (2) tickets for the Winner and his/her guest to attend the 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers regular season home opener scheduled to be played at 1:10 p.m. PT on April 10, 2012 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California; and a call from Tommy Lasorda||$100|
One (1) Grand Prize: One (1) Winner will receive two (2) tickets for the Winner and his/her guest to attend the 2012 Los Angeles Dodgers regular season home opener scheduled to be played at 1:10 p.m. PT on April 10, 2012 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California (the "Grand Prize"). Approximate Retail Value of the Grand Prize: $160.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM ANY GAME AND LODGING NOT INCLUDED. Exact Prize details, including seat locations at the game, shall be determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. The Prize is non-transferable and non-assignable, with no cash redemptions except at Sponsor's sole and absolute discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize (or any portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value at its sole and absolute discretion. Winner is fully responsible for any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes (including income and withholding taxes). All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including but not limited to lodging, transportation costs, meals, gratuities and other expenses incurred by accepting the Prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner's companions must be of legal age of majority in their jurisdictions of residence (and at least eighteen (18) years of age), unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Major League Baseball game, event and exhibition dates and times are determined in the sole discretion of the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and/or the Los Angeles Dodgers, as applicable, and may be subject to change. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded as part of the Prize will govern in the event a legal game, event or exhibition, as defined by Major League Baseball, is not played due to weather conditions, an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Winner and his/her guest(s) agree to comply with all applicable stadium regulations in connection with the Prize. Sponsor and the applicable MLB Entities reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to the Winner and/or his/her guest(s) 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, event or exhibition. Released Parties will not be responsible for weather conditions, 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 Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition. Major League Baseball 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).
NOTIFICATION: The potential Winner will be notified at the email address, postal address, telephone number and/or via Direct Message to the potential Winner's Twitter account (in the sole discretion of Sponsor and/or MLBAM, as applicable) provided at the time of entry (the "Prize Notification"). In the event that any potential Winner does not respond to any such Prize Notification within twenty-four (24) hours of the time of issuance or declines the Prize for any reason, a disqualification will result, the Prize will be forfeited 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 may be required to execute, have notarized and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release of Liability and, unless prohibited by law, Publicity, within twenty-four (24) hours of the time of issuance. Failure to submit any identification required by Sponsor or to return the required documents within the specified time period, noncompliance with these Official Rules or the return of the Prize (or any portion thereof) or Prize Notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and prize forfeiture and, at Sponsor's sole discretion and time permitting, may cause an alternate potential Winner to be randomly selected from among all remaining eligible entries.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes and submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to (i) be bound by these Official Rules, including all entry requirements, and (ii) waive any and all claims against the Sponsor, the other MLB Entities and each of their respective parents, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensees, distributors, dealers, retailers, printers, representatives and advertising and promotion agencies, and any and all other companies associated with the Sweepstakes, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, "Released Parties") for any injury, damage or loss that may occur, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from the participation in the Sweepstakes or from the receipt or use of the Prize (or any portion thereof) or any travel or activity related to the receipt or use of the Prize (or any portion thereof). By entering this Sweepstakes, each entrant gives his/her express permission to be contacted by the Sponsor and/or MLBAM by telephone, email and/or postal mail for Sweepstakes purposes. The Winner, by acceptance of Prize, grants to Sponsor, MLBAM and each of their respective designees the right to publicize Winner's name, address (city and state of residence), photograph, voice, statements and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, promotional, trade and/or any other purpose in any media or format now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification, unless prohibited by law.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties are not responsible for stolen, late, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, misdirected, lost, misrouted, scrambled, damaged, delayed, undelivered, mutilated, postage-due or garbled entries, transmissions, email or mail; or 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 email 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 the Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, or the cancellation or postponement of any Major League Baseball game, event or exhibition. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for 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 Prize (or any portion thereof), and (ii) disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. All disputes will be resolved under applicable U.S. laws in the County of New York, State of New York.
Sponsor and MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel or suspend the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) should virus, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or 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 the 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 and MLBAM reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes or discontinue the Sweepstakes at any time without notice.
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 PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Entries generated by a script, macro or other mechanical or automated means will be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential Winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the email address submitted via the Online Entry Form at the time of entry provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. For entries via the Online Entry Form, 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 email address for the domain associated with the submitted email address. In the event of dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any potential Winner based on a Twitter account, the winning entry will be declared made by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the Twitter account used to enter the Sweepstakes provided he/she is eligible according to these Official Rules. For entries via Twitter, the "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a Twitter account by www.twitter.com.
WINNER'S LIST: For the Winner's name, mail a request and a self-addressed stamped envelope to be received by December 31, 2012 to: @Dodgers 100 K by Opening Day Sweepstakes Winner's List c/o Los Angeles Dodgers, 1000 Elysian Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Los Angeles Dodgers LLC, 1000 Elysian Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012.
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