THE PAC-12 #ATTPACFORVEGAS SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD: The Pac-12 #ATTPACFORVEGASSWEEPSTAKES (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00:01 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 48 contiguous United States (excluding NY & FL), including the District of Columbia, age 21 or older at the time of entry. Void in NY, FL, Puerto Rico, outside the U.S., and wherever else prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Co. (“Sweepstakes Administrator”), and its respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and the immediate family members of, and/or those living in the same household of each, are not eligible to enter. Employees, agents, directors of AT&T Services, Inc. (“AT&T”) and its respective parent company, affiliated companies, and subsidiaries, and their immediate families (i.e., parents, spouse, siblings, children, grandparents, step parents, step children and step siblings, and their respective spouses, and those living in the same household, whether or not related) are not eligible to enter Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
During the Sweepstakes Period, take a photo showing your school spirit (the “Photo”) and post to Instagram or Twitter as described below (the “Entry”).
Instagram Entry. To enter on Instagram:
1) Log in to your Instagram account,
2) Upload your Photo, including the hashtag #ATTPACFORVEGASSWEEPSTAKES and tagging @Pac12conference in the photo caption (the “Instagram Entry”).
Message & data rates may apply. Any post that includes the hashtag ‘#ATTPACFORVEGASSWEEPSTAKES’ that is posted prior to the start of or after the end of the Entry Period will not be eligible for the Sweepstakes.
Twitter Entry. To enter on Twitter:
1) Post a Tweet that includes ‘@Pac12Network’, the hashtag ‘#ATTPACFORVEGASSWEEPSTAKES’, and your Photo. (“Twitter Entry”)
Message & data rates may apply. Any Tweet that includes the hashtag ‘#ATTPACFORVEGASSWEEPSTAKES’ that is posted prior to the start of or after the end of the Entry Period will not be eligible for the Sweepstakes. If a Tweet is more than one post in length it will be considered as one entry with the first post considered the entry.
Entrant’s Twitter setting must be public. Tweets from private Twitter accounts will not be eligible. The decisions of Sponsor are final and binding on all matters relating to determining eligibility of Twitter Entries. By submitting a Twitter Entry, Entrants agree to Twitter’s Terms of Service. Twitter, Inc is not a sponsor of this sweepstakes.
IMPORTANT: Message and data rates may apply to use of mobile phone/device to participate in Sweepstakes.
Both methods of entry have an equal chance to winning. All entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
Limit: One (1) entry per person per day.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: All Instagram and Twitter entries, including the Photo (collectively referred to as “Entry”) must comply with the following minimum guidelines to be eligible:
Once an Entry has been submitted, it cannot be modified by Entrant;
Entry must be original;
No duplicate Entries may be submitted;
If Entry is taken by a third party, Entrant must have secured all rights and clearances to the Entry;
Entry cannot contain images that are irrelevant to the purpose of the Sweepstakes;
Entry cannot be profane, pornographic, sexually explicit or suggestive or contain nudity;
Entry cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs or tobacco;
Entry cannot contain materials embodying copyrighted images, names, likenesses, photographs or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without permission;
Entry cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about people or companies;
Entry cannot be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group or be derogatory to any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group;
Entry cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate;
Entry cannot depict illegal activity and cannot itself be in violation of any law;
Entry may not include images of a known celebrity, famous or well-known person or any image which violates the right of privacy or publicity of any person;
Entry must not include any private information of a third party such as name, address, phone number, or email address;
Entry must conform with the format and size requirements and limitations of entry platform;
Entry cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means.
By submitting an Entry, the Entrant understands and grants to the Sponsor permission to use his/her Entry, and other Entrant information on Sponsor’s website, on and through Sponsor’s social media sites, digital platforms, and other public broadcast or communications, and in any advertising and/or promotional activities worldwide without compensation, permission or notification.
By submitting an Entry, Entrant warrants and represents that: (a) Entry does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other legal or moral rights of any person or entity; (b) Entrant has obtained written permission from a third party whose Entry is being used; (c) Entrant owns all rights to the Entry, including without limitation, copyrights, and has received prior written permission from a third party if any photo was photographed by someone other than the Entrant him/herself; (d) publication of the Entry via various media, including posting on the Sponsor’s websites, will not infringe on any third-party rights; and (e) Entrant will indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and related entities, agents and assigns from any claims and damages (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from or relating to the breach or alleged breach of your representations and warranties herein, the Entry, or Entrant’s conduct in creating the Entry, the acceptance or use of any prize or otherwise in connection with this Sweepstakes.
By submitting an Entry, Entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any other persons appearing or who are otherwise identifiable in the Entry consents to the submission and the use of the Entry. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to alter, change or modify any Entry, which includes the photo/video/content.
PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)/ODDS:
Grand Prize: Three (3) Grand Prizes are available to be won. Grand Prize is a trip for the winner and one (1) guest to the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Tournament in Las Vegas, NV. Trip includes:
Two (2) $500 pre-paid cards which may be used to help cover any travel expenses.
Five (5) days/four (4) nights hotel accommodations in a single room, double occupancy at a hotel determined by the Sponsor.
One (1) $500 pre-paid card
Two (2) All-Session tickets to the Men’s Basketball Tournament
The ARV of Grand Prize is: $4,500.00 each. The total ARV of all Grand Prizes is: $13,500.00.
The total ARV of all prizes available to be won: $13,500.00. The ARV is subject to change based on current market conditions at time of prize fulfillment. Any difference between the ARV and the actual values, if any, will not be awarded.
Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received.
RANDOM DRAWING: The winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about Wednesday, February 22, 2017, from among all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period by the Sweepstakes Administrator, an independent agent of the Sponsor whose decisions are final.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential Grand Prize winners will be notified via reply to the Entry originally posted by Entrant, or by private message. Potential winner will be asked to send a private message to the Sponsor with his/her name and email address within twenty-four (24) hours.
Once provided, the potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by email and/or phone, and will be required to sign and return, within three (3) days of notification, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Waiver, an IRS W-9 Form and where allowable, a Publicity Release (collectively, "the Releases"). These Releases will require the Grand Prize winner to furnish his/her Social Security Number for the sole purpose of tax reporting, as required by law. Travel companion of winner will also be required to sign a travel liability waiver. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Trip must be taken on dates provided by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited in its entirety. The prize package will be awarded within approximately 45 days after the winner is verified.
PRIZE CONDITIONS: All travel related expenses including but not limited to airfare, ground transportation to and from home, taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, insurance, service charges, airport surcharges, luggage fees, departure taxes, hotel/resort or property fees, food & beverage and personal expenses such as telephone/Internet charges, and gift shop purchases are the sole responsibility of prize winner. Prize must be used on dates specified or prize will be forfeited. Dates are subject to change.
Travel is subject to availability and trip is only available from March 8, 2017 through March 12, 2017.
All hotel reservations are based on availability and all holidays are excluded. Accommodations are subject to availability at time of reservation. Blackout dates, advance booking requirements and travel restrictions may apply. Availability is subject to factors such as weather, seasonality and space availability. Reservations are subject to availability. If weather affects the ability for winner and his/her guest to redeem any portion of prize during the scheduled date and time, then the Sponsor shall have no further obligation to the winner and/or guest other than to supply the remaining elements of the prize package minus the unused portion of prize. If Grand Prize is forfeited prior to Sponsor finalizing and paying for travel, and there is sufficient time to notify an alternate winner, the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing from among all non-winning eligible entries. Grand Prize winner and guest are responsible for obtaining the proper travel documentation (e.g., valid photo ID) prior to travel. Grand Prize winner’s guest must be legal U.S. resident, 21 years or older and must complete and return a Travel Companion Liability Release prior to travel as noted above.
Terms and conditions of the game tickets will apply at all times during use.
In the event the prize winner or his/her guest engages in behavior that, as determined by the Sponsor and in its sole discretion, is obnoxious or threatening, illegal, or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, the Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the trip prize in whole or in part, with no further compensation.
If a prize notification or prize is returned as undeliverable, or if winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules that winner will be disqualified, and the prize may be awarded to an alternate winner in a separate random drawing.
Grand Prize package is not redeemable for cash. Prize is non-assignable or transferable. No substitution is permitted except if prize is unavailable, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. No exchange or substitution of prizes, except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Any other incidental expenses on prize not specified herein are the winner’s sole responsibility.
Gift cards are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Gift card usage is subject to the issuing company’s complete terms and conditions, including expiration dates.
Game tickets are not redeemable for cash and will not be replaced if lost or stolen. Tickets are subject to the issuing company complete terms and conditions. In the event that the games do not take place as scheduled, for reasons such as cancellation, preemption or postponement, or for any reason beyond the control of the Sponsor, Sponsor's sole responsibility will be to award the remaining portion of the Grand Prize and no additional substitution or compensation will be provided.
Winners are responsible for all federal, state, local and income taxes associated with winning prize. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of prize constitute permission to use winner's name, prize won, hometown, likeness, video tape, photographs, and statements for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity (including online posting) in any and all media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Winners acknowledge that Sponsor and all other businesses affiliated with this Sweepstakes and their agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of the prize being offered, except that each merchandise prize shall be subject to its manufacturer’s standard warranty (if any).
GENERAL: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of US Sweepstakes & Fulfillment Company and the Sponsor, and release the Sponsor, and their affiliated companies, and all other businesses involved in this Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, officers, directors and agents of each (collectively, “Released Parties”), from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the promotion, and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize.
If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to an infection by a computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes, at which time, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing from among all eligible entries received at the time of the Sweepstakes termination. Sponsor is not responsible for incompatibility of entrant’s hardware, software or browser technology.
NOTICE TO ONLINE ENTRANTS: In the event of a dispute over the identity of an online entrant, entry will be deemed submitted by the "Authorized Account Holder" of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. Authorized Account Holder means the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor may ask any entrant or potential winner to provide Sponsor with proof that such party is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry. Entry materials/data that have been tampered with or altered, or mass entries or entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices are void. The Sponsor Entities are not responsible for: (i) lost, late, misdirected, damaged or illegible entries; or (ii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof; or (iii) any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you (i) agree to be bound by these official rules, including all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor and the independent sweepstakes administrator, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Failure to comply with these official rules may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to: (i) permanently disqualify from any Sweepstakes it sponsors any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules; and (ii) withdraw the online method of entry if it becomes technically corrupted (including if a computer virus or system malfunction inalterably impairs its ability to conduct the Sweepstakes), and to select winners from among all eligible entries received prior to withdrawal.
LEGAL WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL, WHETHER OR NOT AN ENTRANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE, DESTROY, TAMPER OR VANDALIZE THIS WEBSITE OR INTERFERE WITH THE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST, IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND DILIGENTLY PURSUE ALL REMEDIES AGAINST ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of California. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of California without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of California. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
THE PARTIES HEREBY WAIVE THEIR RIGHT TO JURY TRIAL WITH RESPECT TO ALL CLAIMS AND ISSUES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS PROMOTION WHETHER SOUNDING IN CONTRACT OR TORT, AND INCLUDING ANY CLAIM FOR FRAUDULENT INDUCEMENT THEREOF.
OFFICIAL RULES REQUEST: To request a copy of the Official Rules, see www.pac-12.com/attpacforvegassweepstakes or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by February 22, 2017, to: The Pac-12 #ATTPACFORVEGASSWEEPSTAKES Official Rules Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
WINNER CONFIRMATION: For a written confirmation of the winner (available after February 22, 2017), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (no later than March 22, 2017), to: The Pac-12 #ATTPACFORVEGASSWEEPSTAKES Winner Confirmation Request, PO Box 25466, Rochester, NY 14625-0466.
SPONSOR: Pac-12 Networks, 360 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94107.
Void in NY, FL, Puerto Rico, outside the U.S., and where prohibited by law.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter or Instagram.