NHL WINTER CLASSIC FAN CHALLENGE
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A purchase or payment will not improve your chances of winning. The NHL Winter Classic Fan Challenge (the "Contest") entry period begins at 12:01 AM Eastern Time ("ET") on December 23, 2010 and ends at the conclusion of the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Game (the "Winter Classic") on January 1, 2011 (the "Entry Period"), when all entries must be received. Eastern Time shall control for all purposes of this Contest. Sponsor's computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest. The Contest is governed by these Official Rules, and is subject to all applicable U.S. federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited by law.
The Contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees of NHL Enterprises, L.P., ("Sponsor"), NBC Universal, Inc., American Honda Motors Co., Inc., Facebook, Inc. and their respective subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates and advertising or promotional agencies, and the immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year, whether related or not. In order to enter the Contest or receive the prize, you must fully comply with the Official Rules and, by entering, you represent and warrant that you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor-designated judges, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects relating to this Contest.
2. HOW TO ENTER:
During the Entry Period, you can enter the Contest through the "Watch and Win" tab on the official Facebook fan page of the National Hockey League at http://www.facebook.com/NHL
(the "Application"). Follow the instructions on the Application page to complete and submit the required registration information, including your first and last name, valid telephone number, valid email address and one (1) photo of entrant selected from entrant's Facebook photo gallery (the "Photo"). Opt-in for additional information or promotional emails from Sponsor is optional and not required for entry. The Photo may only depict the entrant and no other person(s). Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any entry which Sponsor believes, in its sole discretion, may be obscene, profane, offensive, harassing, or otherwise inappropriate in any way or that may infringe upon or violate another party's rights. All submissions become the property of Sponsor upon receipt and will not be acknowledged or returned. ALL ONLINE ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE CONCLUSION OF THE WINTER CLASSIC ON JANUARY 1, 2011. Limit one (1) entry per person throughout the Entry Period. Entries by the same person in excess of the limits stated herein will be disqualified. Entries submitted through the Application will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of the 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 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. Mechanically altered or reproduced entries are not eligible.
3. SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION OF WINNERS:
Entrants must watch the Winter Classic in order to have an opportunity to win.
Grand Prize Winners.
At three (3) separate times during the Winter Classic television broadcast, one entrant will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received, for an opportunity to win a Grand Prize by correctly answering a stated trivia question relating to the Winter Classic. There will be a total of three (3) potential Grand Prize Winners. The potential first grand prize winner ("First Grand Prize Winner") will be randomly selected immediately after the first goal of the Winter Classic is scored; the potential second Grand Prize winner ("Second Grand Prize Winner") will be randomly selected during the Winter Classic second intermission (i.e., between the 2nd and 3rd periods at approximately 3:35 pm ET); and the potential third grand prize winner ("Third Grand Prize Winner") will be randomly selected at the end of the Winter Classic. Each time that an entrant is selected as a potential Grand Prize Winner, that entrant's name and Photo will appear on-screen during the television broadcast and the selected entrant will be immediately contacted by Sponsor via telephone, using the information provided on the entrant's entry form. In order to be eligible to win a Grand Prize, the selected entrant must answer the Sponsor's telephone call and correctly answer the stated trivia question relating to the Winter Classic. If entrant is not available to take Sponsor's telephone call or does not answer the trivia question correctly, the Grand Prize to be won for that time period will be forfeited in its entirety and not awarded.
Odds of being selected as a potential winner depend on the total number of eligible entries received and odds of winning depend upon the potential winner's knowledge of the Winter Classic. In Sponsor's sole discretion, potential winners will be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Publicity Release (where permitted by law) (collectively, the "Affidavit") within fourteen (14) days of date specified by Sponsor or prize may be forfeited. If potential winner is under the age of majority in its state of legal residence, the Affidavit must be executed on its behalf by its parent or legal guardian. In the event: (a) potential winner cannot be reached for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted based on the information stated in the entry form, (b) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (c) potential winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Contest or receive the prize, (d) potential winner cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, (e) potential winner's prize notification or Affidavit is returned as undeliverable for whatever reason, or (f) potential winner fails to fulfill the Affidavit-related obligations, the potential winner shall be disqualified from the Contest and shall forfeit its prize, at Sponsor's sole discretion. Each travel companion of both the First Grand Prize Winner and Second Grand Prize Winner (or such travel companion's parent or legal guardian on its behalf if a minor in its state of legal residence) must execute and return a liability/publicity release (where permitted) prior to issuance of travel documents.
First Grand Prize.
The First Grand Prize (available to be won right after the first goal of the Winter Classic is scored) shall consist of a trip for the First Grand Prize Winner and up to three (3) guests ("Guests") to NBC Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida ("Trip"). The Trip shall include: (i) roundtrip coach airfare for First Grand Prize Winner and up to three (3) Guests from a major U.S. airport nearest to the First Grand Prize Winner's residence (as determined by Sponsor's sole discretion), within the contiguous U.S., to the Orlando International Airport ("Airline Tickets"); (ii) four (4) days/three (3) nights standard hotel accommodations, one (1) room quadruple occupancy, at the Hard Rock Hotel® ("Accommodations"); (iii) ground transfers to and from Orlando International Airport and Accommodations; and (iv) three (3)-day admission tickets for the First Grand Prize Winner and up to three (3) Guests to both NBC Universal Orlando theme parks in Orlando, Florida ("Park Tickets"). Total approximate retail value ("ARV") of the entire First Grand Prize package depends upon winner's place of residence and cost and availability of Airline Tickets and Accommodations at time of booking and travel, which are subject to fluctuation, but total ARV of entire prize package shall not exceed three thousand two hundred and fifty eight dollars and twelve cents ($3,258.12). First Grand Prize Winner will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual travel costs are less than the prize ARV stated in these official rules. First Grand Prize Winner and Guests must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible for all necessary travel documents and for any travel insurance. Subject to availability. Restrictions and blackout dates may apply. All other expenses not specifically listed herein are solely the First Grand Prize Winner's responsibility, including, but not limited to, taxes, gratuities, alcoholic beverages, meals, transportation and all incidental expenses. In the event that the First Grand Prize Winner lives within a one hundred (100) mile radius of Orlando, Florida, First Grand Prize will not include air transportation and no other substitution or compensation will be provided except as provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to provide alternate transportation in its sole discretion with no further obligation to First Grand Prize Winner.
First Grand Prize Winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 from Sponsor for the ARV of First Grand Prize for the calendar year in which First Grand Prize was won. All First Grand Prize details will be determined by Sponsor and in its sole discretion.
Park Tickets are subject to certain terms and conditions are specified thereon and by NBC Universal Orlando theme parks. All Park Tickets are valid during normal operating hours only. Operating hours and availability of attractions and shows are subject to change without notice. Some special events may be separately ticketed. Except as otherwise indicated herein, all Park Tickets specifically exclude admission to special or separately ticketed "hard ticket" entertainment events at either of the theme parks, hotels, or within any of the Universal CityWalk venues such as Hard Rock Live® and the Blue Man Group show.
If an element of the First Grand Prize is not available for any reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the remaining elements of First Grand Prize shall be awarded and shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor's prize obligation to First Prize Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Additional restrictions may apply. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a Prize (or Prize element) of comparable or greater value for any reason at their sole discretion. Prize cannot be transferred by First Grand Prize Winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of First Grand Prize by First Grand Prize Winner. Trip must be completed within one (1) calendar year from award date or First Grand Prize will be forfeited. Airline Tickets and Accommodations are subject to availability. Trip must be booked as directed by Sponsor at least thirty (30) days prior to intended departure date. Certain blackout periods and travel restrictions may apply. Sponsor will determine travel in its sole discretion. Once determined, no change, extension, or substitution of Trip dates is permitted, except by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Except as indicated above, no other travel elements (including, without limitation, travel to and from the airport near to the First Grand Prize Winner's residence, insurance, gasoline, meals, gratuities, souvenirs, etc.) are included in First Grand Prize. Airline Tickets are non-refundable and are not valid for business-related or group travel. Airline Tickets are valid only for travel on the airline(s) chosen by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Airline Tickets will be issued only to First Grand Prize Winner and up to three (3) Guests. First Grand Prize Winner is responsible for any tax liability, including applicable departure taxes or fees, inspection charges, and security charges. Once issued, Airline Tickets are non-transferable and may not be reissued once travel has commenced. Open Airline Tickets may not be issued and stopovers are not permitted. First Grand Prize Winner and Guests must have valid travel documents (e.g., valid government-issued photo identification and passport) prior to departure. First Grand Prize consists only of the elements set forth above. Any illustrations and/or depictions of Prize are for illustrative purposes only and prize element images shown in any promotional material may not be actual First Grand Prize elements awarded. Sponsor is not responsible for airline seat assignments, special meals, check-in procedures, and baggage limitations. Sponsor has no responsibility for alterations to any travel plans caused by airline delays or for any act, omission or event. Sponsor shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of First Grand Prize, and is not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. First Grand Prize Winner and Guests specifically release Sponsor and NBC Universal, Inc. from any and all claims for loss or damage to baggage or property, or from personal injuries or death, or from loss or delay, arising out of the acts, omissions, or negligence of any independent contractors, such as air carriers, hotels, restaurateurs, transportation providers, medical personnel or other providers of services or facilities. Guests, if any, will be required to execute and return a release of liability and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, the "Guest Documents"), which must be returned with the Promotion Documents, or Guest(s) portion of First Grand Prize will be forfeited. Guests must be the age of majority in his or her state of residency as of the first date of travel or First Grand Prize Winner must be the parent or legal guardian of the Guest(s) and must complete and return the Guest Documents on behalf of such minor Guest.
Second Grand Prize.
The Second Grand Prize (available to be won during the Winter Classic second intermission) shall consist of a trip for four (4) to the 2011 NHL All-Star Game in Raleigh, North Carolina. The trip shall include: (i) roundtrip coach airfare for Second Grand Prize Winner and up to three (3) guests from the major U.S. airport nearest to the Second Grand Prize Winner's residence (as determined by Sponsor's sole discretion), within the contiguous United States, to the Raleigh-Durham Airport; (ii) 3 days/2 nights standard hotel accommodations, with two (2) double occupancy rooms, at a hotel in Raleigh, North Carolina to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; and (iii) four (4) tickets to SuperSkills and the All-Star Game. Terms and conditions of game tickets apply. Seat locations to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor is not responsible if the SuperSkills or All-Star Game are delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event that portion of the prize is forfeited in its entirety and no substitution will be provided except in Sponsor's sole discretion. Total approximate retail value ("ARV") of the entire Second Grand Prize package depends upon winner's place of residence and cost and availability of airfare and hotel at time of booking and travel, which are subject to fluctuation, but total ARV of entire prize package shall not exceed $5,000. Second Grand Prize Winner will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual travel costs are less than the prize ARV stated in these official rules. Travel dates are January 29, 2011 through January 31, 2011. Travel must be booked and completed on dates specified by Sponsor. Failure to travel on the dates specified by Sponsor may result in forfeiture of the prize. Second Grand Prize Winner and travel guests must travel on the same itinerary and are responsible for all necessary travel documents and for any travel insurance. If travel guest is a minor in its state of legal residence, said minor must be accompanied by its parent/legal guardian. Subject to availability. Restrictions may apply. All other expenses not specifically listed herein are solely the Second Grand Prize Winner's responsibility, including, but not limited to, taxes, gratuities, alcoholic beverages, meals, transportation and all incidental expenses. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated, or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. In the event that the Second Grand Prize Winner lives within a 100-mile radius of Raleigh, North Carolina, prize will not include air transportation and no other substitution or compensation will be provided except as provided herein. Sponsor reserves the right to provide alternate transportation in its sole discretion with no further obligation to winner.
Third Grand Prize.
The Third Grand Prize (available to be won at the end of the Winter Classic) shall consist of a 2011 Honda CR-Z with CVT transmission (the "Vehicle") (ARV $21,000). The Vehicle shall be awarded as is, with no selection available to potential winner as to color or options. Potential Third Grand Prize Winner must have proof of a valid U.S. driver's license from their state or place of residence in the United States to take delivery of the Vehicle. Potential Third Grand Prize Winner must take delivery of the Vehicle from the dealership designated by American Honda Motors Co., Inc. Potential Third Grand Prize Winner will be required to pay any and all applicable taxes, title, license, registration, insurance or other fees associated with the Vehicle and/or required by their state of legal residence (including any travel and transportation costs associated with collecting the Vehicle).
Terms and Conditions Applicable to All Grand Prizes.
All Grand Prizes claimed will be awarded. All federal, state and local taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner. Any portion of the prize not accepted or unclaimed and/or unused by the winner will be forfeited and will not be substituted. No transfer, refund, cash redemption, substitution or replacement of prize or any prize component permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value (or cash equivalent). ARV of all prizes is in U.S. dollars.
5. PUBLICITY RELEASE; USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION:
and will be used solely for administration of the Contest and awarding the prize unless entrant has expressly opted-in to the receipt of additional information or promotional emails from Sponsor.
6. GRANT OF RIGHTS:
Each entrant into the Contest hereby irrevocably grants Sponsor a non-exclusive, non-transferable, royalty-free license to use and display its Photo in connection with the Contest in any and all media channels.
7. NO TAMPERING; RIGHT TO CANCEL, MODIFY:
Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award any prize to entrants, with regard to: (a) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate the Official Rules; (b) entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (c) entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Contest or claiming the prize; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of the winner to accept the prize for any reason; (f) if a prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond Sponsor's reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize or resulting from participating in this promotion or any promotion or prize related activities. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest, or with any Website promoting the Contest; (b) acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (c) entering or attempting to enter the Contest multiple times through the use of multiple e-mail addresses or the use of any robotic or automated devices to submit entries. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events compromise the integrity or viability of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Contest promotion, including the entire Contest promotion, and/or modify the Contest and/or conduct a random drawing to award the prize using all eligible entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor is not responsible if the Winter Classic is delayed, postponed or cancelled for any reason, in which event the Contest may be likewise delayed, postponed or cancelled in Sponsor's sole discretion.
8. RELEASE OF LIABILITY; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY; FORUM SELECTION CLAUSE:
By participating in the Contest, entrants and winner agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, NHL Enterprises Canada, L.P., the National Hockey League, its Member Clubs, NHL Enterprises B.V., NHL Interactive CyberEnterprises, LLC, NBC Universal, Inc., American Honda Motors Co., Inc., Inc., Facebook, Inc. and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors (the "Released Parties"), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever, including without limitation, property damage, personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death, which may occur in connection with preparation for, or participation in, the Contest, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of any prize or participation in any Contest-related or prize-related activity and for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. The Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants or to any other person's computer, regardless of how caused, relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with this Contest. Entrants and winner acknowledge that Sponsor has neither made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representations or guarantees, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize or any component thereof, including, but not limited to, express warranties provided by the supplier of the prize (or any component thereof) or their affiliates. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant or Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. In addition, any dispute relating to the Contest (including these Official Rules) shall be brought in the appropriate state or federal court having jurisdiction over the subject matter located in New York County, State of New York. Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction that they may have.
9. OFFICIAL RULES/WINNERS LIST:
To obtain a copy of the official rules or a list of winners, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: "NHL Winter Classic Fan Challenge", NHL Enterprises, L.P., 1185 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10036, for Sponsor's receipt by March 1, 2011.
NHL Enterprises, L.P., 1185 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10036. ADMINISTRATOR:
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This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to NHL Enterprises, L.P. and not to Facebook. The information that you provide will only be used in accordance with the administration of the Contest and any other purpose for which you granted consent by entering this Contest. Any and all questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook.
NBC Universal, Inc. is not a sponsor of the Contest and is not administering the Contest in any way.