Super Star SeatStakes Contest
CONTEST DEADLINES AND HOW TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. YOU MUST USE INTERNET ACCESS TO ENTER ONLINE.
The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex (Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington DMA) who are eighteen (18) years or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Winners of previous Star-Telegram/Star-Telegram.com/DFW.com contests, giveaways or sweepstakes are not eligible to win another Star-Telegram/Star-Telegram.com/DFW.com contest, giveaway or sweepstakes within a 90-day period.
Employees, temporary employees, independent contractors and interns of Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The McClatchy Company, UPICKEM, and each of their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, other Sweepstakes sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies (hereinafter "Sponsors"), the NFL Entities (as defined below), and the immediate family members of each, and any persons living with, any such employees are not eligible to enter or win prizes. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.
HOW TO ENTER: You must register (registration is free) to enter online at Star-Telegram.com/superbowl. Locate the “code word” in the Sports section of the Star-Telegram each day during the promotion and then enter the “code word” online at the contest site. All entries must be entered by 11:59 p.m. each day. One entry per “code word” per registered user will be permitted and all “code words” must be entered accurately to be considered valid.
DEADLINE: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:00 a.m. Midnight CST on Sunday January 16, 2011 and ends at 11:59 p.m. CST on Monday, January 31, 2011.
No submissions will be accepted after each deadline identified above for any reason. The administrator's computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor, NFL Entities or Administrator for lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. All entries become the property of Sponsors. Multiple entries using an identical “code word” in a single day will be disqualified. All online entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified with a natural person by appropriate independent means, including, without limitation, reverse domain name search. Potential winners may be requested to provide Sponsor and Administrator with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
PRIZES: One (1) Grand Prize winner will receive one (1) pair of tickets to Super Bowl XLV,
$800/each and $1,600 ARV. Ten (10) daily winners will each receive one (1) four-pack of tickets to NFL Experience, $100 ARV for each four-pack. Approximate retail value of prizes: $7,200.
Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash; substitutions may not be requested. Travel is not included. By participating in the Sweepstakes and accepting a prize, participants and winner will be deemed to agree to these Rules. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local income and any other taxes, fees and surcharges. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued for all prizes with a retail value in excess of $600. Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.
WINNER SELECTION: Daily winner selection shall take place each day (January 17, 2011 through Tuesday, February 1, 2011) by 11:59 A.M. for ten (10) winners of NFL Experience ticket four-packs. Grand Prize winner selection shall take place on or about Wednesday, February 2, 2011. Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. The Grand Prize winner will be selected by a random drawing from all eligible entries accumulated during each daily contest. Winners will be notified by email and/or phone. If a winner is unreachable within 48 hours (or 2 business days), an alternate winner will be selected by a random drawing from the remaining qualified entries. Winners will be informed via email how to claim their tickets. In order to be named a winner, potential winners may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Prize Acceptance Form/Release of liability upon accepting a prize. Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.
USE OF SWEEPSTAKES INFORMATION: Notwithstanding any contrary provision in any Sponsor's or Administrator's respective privacy policies, Participants grant to Sponsors, and Sponsors reserve, the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes, including information provided by Participants in connection with the Sweepstakes, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law. Participants may be required to sign a release, which grants to Sponsors the right to use and publish their proper name and state of residence online or in any other media in connection with the Sweepstakes. By accepting a prize, winner(s) may be required to sign a release that grants permission to Sponsors to use his or her name, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information and/or biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without future compensation unless prohibited by law. By receipt of any prize, winner agrees to release and hold harmless Sponsors,
the NFL Entities, Administrators, and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees 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 Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.
CONDUCT: By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The Official Rules will be accessible at Star-Telegram.com/superbowl throughout the Sweepstakes. Sponsors reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the website; or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules. You agree that in your participation in the Sweepstakes you will not use obscene, libelous or slanderous language, or language that infringes upon a third party's trademark, trade name or other intellectual property right or right of privacy. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sponsors and Administrator and each of their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other Sweepstakes sponsors, officers, consultants, agents, and employees against and from all claims, damages liabilities, costs and expenses asserted by third parties alleging that the Sweepstakes includes obscenity, libel, slander, or infringes upon the third party's intellectual property or privacy rights, as a direct result of your actions in connection with the Sweepstakes. You further agree to not knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes or to prevent others' participation in the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE STAR-TELEGRAM/STAR-TELEGRAM.COM WEBSITE(S) OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Winners assume liability for losses or injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Sweepstakes, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize. The Released Parties are not responsible for (i) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (ii) any lost, late, illegible, or incomplete entries; or (iii) for any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. Sponsors and Administrator assume no responsibility for an error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction of authorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sponsors and Administrator are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including legal restrictions, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsors or Administrator that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserve the right to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.
RULES / WINNERS LIST: Official Rules and the names of the winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Super SeatStakes Contest, 400 West Seventh Street, Fort Worth TX 76102. Indicate “Super SeatStakes Super Bowl Ticket Sweepstakes Rules Request" or "Super SeatStakes Super Bowl Ticket Sweepstakes Winners List" on the outside of the envelope as applicable. Limit one (1) request per envelope. The request must include the name of the Sweepstakes. Winners List will be available 5 days after the winners are confirmed. Questions regarding this Sweepstakes may be addressed to: Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Super SeatStakes Contest, 400 West Seventh Street, Fort Worth TX 76102.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: The Sweepstakes and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright of Fort Worth Star-Telegram/The McClatchy Company, and/or their sponsors. The names, logos, and icons identifying the products and services of Sponsors are proprietary marks of Fort Worth Star-Telegram/The McClatchy Company and its partners. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted material or trademarks without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.
Sponsor: Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 400 West Seventh Street, Fort Worth TX 76102.
Administrator: UPICKEM, 317 North 11th Street, St. Louis, MO 63101.
NFL Properties LLC, NFL Ventures, L. P., the National Football League, and its thirty-two member clubs ("Member Clubs") and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees (collectively the "NFL Entities") will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this sweepstakes or any prize awarded. The NFL Entities have not offered or sponsored this sweepstakes in any way.
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