2010 BRIDGESTONE NHL WINTER CLASSIC® CANADIAN CONTEST
CONTEST: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY and NO FEE TO REGISTER for the 2010 BRIDGESTONE NHL WINTER CLASSIC® CANADIAN CONTEST (the “Contest”). Sponsored by NHL Enterprises Canada, L.P. (“Sponsor”) and administered by Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment, LLC (“Administrator”). THERE IS NO OBLIGATION TO PURCHASE A TICKET TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW. The Contest is subject to the eligibility restrictions below.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to all legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence as of the commencement of the Contest Period (defined below). Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, Administrator, NHL Enterprises, L.P. (“NHL”) and any of its and their members, affiliates, subsidiaries, franchises, agents, advertising, promotional and internet agencies, their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and/or those living in the same household, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate. The Contest is subject to all federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. A valid e-mail address and Internet access are required to enter the Contest. A credit card will be required to purchase tickets, should you be declared a winner.
HOW TO ENTER: The Contest begins at 12:00 (noon) p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on September 15, 2009 and ends at 11:59 a.m. ET on October 5, 2009 (the “Contest Period”). During the Contest Period, visit www.nhl.com/winterclassictickets (the “Web Site”) and follow the on-screen links and instructions to complete the registration process, including providing a valid home and e-mail address and phone number, for entry into the Contest. Entries must be received by 11:59 a.m. ET on October 5, 2009. Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest. No form of entry other than as specified herein is permitted.
Limit of one (1) entry per person or household. Each entrant must enter him or herself. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same e-mail address when entering the Contest. Multiple entries from one person, household or e-mail address may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, disqualify all such entries. Internet entry must be made by the entrant only at the authorized Web Site address listed above. Entrants must use their own name. Use of any automated system to participate (e.g., robotic, automatic, programmed or like methods) is prohibited and will result in disqualification, voiding all such entries by such methods. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for (a) electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, server malfunction or by any human error which may occur in the processing of entries/registration process; (b) failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions; (c) late, lost, misdirected, inaccurate or incomplete registrations; or (d) any condition caused by events beyond the control of Sponsor that may cause the promotion to be disrupted or corrupted. Registrations that have been tampered with or altered are void. Entrants failing to comply with any provision in these Official Rules will be automatically disqualified. Entries will not be acknowledged.
In the case of any dispute as to the identity of an entrant, entries will be deemed submitted 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 assigned an e-mail address by an Internet service provider, on-line service provider, or other person or organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. An entrant may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address provided during registration. Mechanically reproduced entries or entries otherwise generated by a script, macro or other automated means are not eligible and will be disqualified.
SELECTION & NOTIFICATION: Random draws will be conducted by Administrator, an independent judging organization, at 800 Third Avenue, 28th Floor, New York, New York on or about October 6, 2009, at approximately 12:00 (noon) p.m. ET from among all eligible entries received. Only fully completed entries will be deemed eligible entries. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. In order to be declared a winner, selected entrants must first correctly answer, unaided, a time-limited, mathematical skill-testing question to be administered at a mutually convenient time by telephone. Selected entrants will be contacted one (1) time by Administrator within one (1) week after the draws, using the phone number submitted during registration. If a selected entrant cannot be reached by Administrator at that time, Administrator will leave them a message with a phone number to call back. The entrants will then have twenty-four (24) hours to reach Administrator in order to be asked and correctly answer the mathematical skill testing question. If the selected entrant cannot be reached in that time period or does not correctly answer the skill testing question, he/she will not be entitled to a prize. Confirmed winners will be notified of the dates, times and instructions for ticket purchase via the e-mail address, phone number and/or postal mail address submitted during registration at Sponsor’s sole discretion no later than October 20, 2009. The inability to contact a selected entrant or failure to follow instructions for ticket purchase will result in the ticket purchase opportunity being forfeited.
TICKET PURCHASE DETAILS: There will be two hundred and fifty (250) opportunities to purchase a pair of tickets (seated together) to the 2010 Winter Classic, scheduled to be held at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 1, 2010 (the “Event”) available to be won Entrants whose names are selected shall have an opportunity to purchase two (2) tickets (seats next to one another) (i.e., no more or less than two (2) tickets) to the Event based on seats available at the time of transaction. Not all entrants selected will be able to purchase two (2) tickets as availability is dependent on the number of tickets available at the time of the transaction. Credit card required. Registrations are not transferrable. No cash equivalents, redemptions or substitutions allowed. Registration information must match name and address used at time of purchase. In the event an entrant selected does not purchase tickets by 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, October 30, 2009, or before tickets have sold out, whichever comes first, the opportunity is forfeited. No substitute opportunity is available. Transportation to and from the Event, as well as all expenses related to the Event, are the sole responsibility of the winner. The prize consists solely of the opportunity to purchase tickets, and has no cash value. Note: Event will take place in the United States. Winner and guest must have no restrictions on their ability to travel to the United States and must possess valid travel documents (including, but not limited to, a valid passport). Released Parties (defined below) will not be responsible if winner or guest are denied access to an aircraft or other form of transportation, are denied entry to the United States, or re-entry into Canada. In such an event, any expenses incurred are the sole responsibility of the winner and/or guest.
All tickets purchased in connection with the Contest shall be subject to policies applicable to NHL ticket holders generally and Fenway Park (“Fenway”) policies and to the terms, conditions and restrictions on each ticket. NHL and Fenway reserve the right to amend such policies from time to time in their sole discretion.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating in the Contest, entrants agree (a) to be bound by and abide by these Official Rules and by all decisions of Sponsor and Administrator, whose decisions are final and not open to appeal; (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, NHL, the National Hockey League, its Member Clubs, NHL Enterprises B.V., NHL Interactive CyberEnterprises, LLC, Fenway and Boston Red Sox Baseball Club and their respective owners, governors, directors, officers, employees, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, suppliers, divisions, agencies, licensors and advertising agencies (“Released Parties”), from any and all causes of action, liabilities, suits, cross-claims or counterclaims, or any other claims arising out of or relating to entrants’ participation in the Contest, whether or not arising from the negligence of a Released Party, including but not limited to, third party claims that may be made against entrants, and claims arising out of or relating to acceptance, receipt, possession or use/misuse of any ticket purchased, transportation to or from the Event, or any publicity or other public exposure of entrants, including without limitation, claims concerning infringement or invasion of entrants’ privacy or publicity rights, or defamation, or acts undertaken in preparation for or participation in the Contest; and (c) to assume all risks, express or implied, associated with all claims released above, including without limitation, all risks concerning entry into and participation in the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend or modify the Contest, or any portion thereof, if it cannot be run as originally planned including if fraud, misconduct or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Contest or if electronic viruses, other malicious software attacks, bugs or other technical problems corrupt the administration or security of the Contest as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion; or by reason of a force majeure or other causes of any sort at any time without prior notice. In such event, the random draws may be conducted from among all eligible entries received, if any, prior to cancellation, suspension or modification and a notice will be posted online prior to and/or after (as appropriate) action has been taken by Sponsor. Registration information becomes property of Sponsor. Proof of submitting an entry will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE THE WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
An entrant’s entry will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Sponsor, if she/he attempts (a) to enter the Contest through any means other than described in these Official Rules; or (b) to disrupt the Contest, circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, or in any way tamper with any component of the Contest.
If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, then it shall be, to the extent invalid or unenforceable, deemed omitted and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. No waiver on the part of Sponsor or Administrator to enforce of any term herein shall be deemed a continuing waiver or a waiver of any other term.
Sponsor reserve the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant at any time in the event it is determined that the entrant has not complied with these Official Rules. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any drawing materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the entrants selected.
THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IF THE WINTER CLASSIC IS DELAYED, POSTPONED OR CANCELLED IN WHICH CASE ENTRANTS MAY BE SUBJECT TO TICKET ISSUER’S STANDARD POLICIES AND PROCEDURES.
APPLICABLE LAWS AND JURISDICTION: The Contest is governed by these Official Rules and is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, municipal and local laws and regulations. All disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest will be resolved exclusively in the Province of Ontario, pursuant to the laws in force in such province without giving effect to any conflict of law rules that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws.