LABATT BLUE DEFENSIVE PLAY OF THE MONTH OFFICIAL RULES
MUST BE 21 YEARS OR OLDER TO ENTER
Important: Please read these Official Rules before entering into the Labatt Blue Defensive Play of the Month Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes")
BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, PARTICIPANTS UNCONDITIONALLY AGREE TO ACCEPT AND BE BOUND BY ALL TERMS OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. ONLINE ENTRY ONLY AND INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER INTO OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to the Columbus Blue Jackets ("Sponsor"), and not to Facebook. Participants must read and agree to Sponsor's Official Rules before entering or participating in this Sweepstakes. Your use of Facebook is subject to the user agreements and other applicable terms of that application.
HOW TO ENTER: You must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age on or before November 1, 2017, be a legal resident of the United States of America, and have internet access and a valid email address in order to enter and win the Sweepstakes. At any time during the monthly contest periods between November 1, 2017 and April 5, 2018, valid, eligible entrants may enter to win a prize in the "Labatt Blue Defensive Play of the Month Sweepstakes" (the "Sweepstakes") on the Sweepstakes entry page located online at www.BlueJackets.com/Labatt by voting for their favorite play of three choices, selected and posted in video form by the Columbus Blue Jackets. Videos will be posted on the dates listed in the START/END DATES section throughout the contest period.
One submission per monthly contest period per person is permitted. All submissions must be received no later than 11:59:59 PM (ET) on the final day of the contest period. Voting will be disabled until the next monthly contest period begins. No responsibility is assumed by the Columbus Blue Jackets ("Sponsor") for illegible, lost, late, damaged or incomplete entries due to data or computer glitches. Data rates may apply to entries submitted via mobile site. All materials submitted become the property of the Columbus Blue Jackets and will not be returned. Sweepstakes void outside of the United States of America and where prohibited.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
START/END DATES: Sweepstakes begins at 12:00:00 a.m. ET on November 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on April 5, 2018 ("Sweepstakes Period").
DRAWINGS, PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE ODDS OF WINNING:
A Prize will be awarded by random drawings on or about: (i) November 6, 2017 from eligible entries submitted on or between November 1 and November 3, 2017; (ii) December 4, 2017 from eligible entries submitted on or between December 1 and December 3, 2017; (iii) January 8, 2018 from eligible entries submitted on or between January 3 and January 5, 2018; (iv) February 5, 2018 from eligible entries submitted on or between February 1 and February 3, 2018; (v) March 5, 2018 from eligible entries submitted on or between March 1 and March 3, 2018; and (vi) April 5, 2018 from eligible entries submitted on or between April 2 and April 4, 2018. Each of the six (6) Prizes will consist of one (1) autographed Blue Jackets jersey from the player featured in the video totaling the highest number of votes during that contest period. The total approximate retail value of each of the six (6) Prizes will not exceed $200 USD. Each Prize winner will be randomly selected from all entrants who submitted a vote during that contest period. The total approximate retail value of the six (6) Prizes combined is $1,200 USD.
The Columbus Blue Jackets are not responsible for winners' scheduling conflicts, delays or cancellations or acts of God that may prohibit receipt or use of prizes. Other restrictions may apply. Prizes are nontransferable and are not redeemable for cash. Odds of winning depend upon the number of valid, eligible entries received.
Any and all other expenses not specifically listed herein, including but not limited to the monetary value of the prize(s) awarded and any and all applicable federal, state and local taxes, are the sole responsibility of winners.
DRAWING: Winners will be selected by random drawings conducted on the dates specified hereinabove (the "Drawing Dates"). Winners will be notified by the Blue Jackets via email and/or telephone on the day of the drawing and may be required to sign and return, where legal, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within the time frame designated by Sponsor. If any winner cannot be contacted or fails to respond within twenty-four (24) hours of notification, if any winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Sweepstakes rules and requirements, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining valid, eligible entries if time permits. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
ELIGIBILITY: This is a sweepstakes. Purchase, payment, or financial contribution is not necessary to enter or claim a prize, and will not affect your odds of winning. You must be a natural person, age 21 or over on or before the start of the Sweepstakes Period and be a legal resident of the United States of America in order to be eligible to enter this Sweepstakes. Employees of the Columbus Blue Jackets, Nationwide Arena, the National Hockey League ("NHL"), the Franklin County Convention Facilities Authority ("CFA"), Columbus Arena Management LLC ("CAM"), the Ohio State University ("OSU"), Labatt USA Operating Co., LLC, and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents, advertising and promotion agencies, printers of materials for this Sweepstakes and/or any judging agency employed in connection with this Sweepstakes and their immediate families (collectively, the "Released Parties") are not eligible to enter this Sweepstakes. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHEREVER PROHIBITED AND IS SUBJECT TO ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
GENERAL RULES: Certain restrictions may apply to prizes. Prizes may not be redeemed for cash value. Prizes are nontransferable and no substitutions are allowed except by the Columbus Blue Jackets who reserve the right to award prizes of equal or greater value if an advertised prize is unavailable. The Released Parties assume no responsibility or liability for any damages, losses or injuries resulting from any entrant's participation in this Sweepstakes and/or any winner's or winner's guest's receipt, acceptance, use or misuse of any prize. Taxes, if any, related to the prize(s) are solely the responsibility of individual winners. All prizes are subject to availability and dates are subject to change. Acceptance of a prize constitutes, except where prohibited by law: (i) permission for the Released Parties to use winners' names and likenesses in any form of media for publicity purposes without further compensation; and (ii) an express and absolute release of the Released Parties from and against any and all liability, damages, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, including but not limited to paralysis and/or death, damages and/or losses of any or all kinds whatsoever to persons and/or property which may be sustained in connection with any winner's and/or winner's guest's participation in this Sweepstakes and/or such person's or persons' receipt, acceptance, ownership and/or use or misuse of the prize(s) awarded or while preparing for, participating in, attending and/or traveling to and/or from any prize-related activity. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant accepts and agrees to be absolutely bound by these official rules and by all decisions of the judges, which shall be final. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrant acknowledges and agrees that he/she may receive information on Columbus Blue Jackets and/or Nationwide Arena news, promotions and tickets. Furthermore, entrant grants the Blue Jackets express permission to issue such materials to entrant(s) via e-mail or regular mail.
ADDITIONAL TERMS: In case of dispute as to the identity of any online entrant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the social media address submitted at time of entry. Any potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that such winner is the authorized account holder of the address associated with the winning entry. Any duplicate or other attempted form of entry is prohibited. Released Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one's ability to enter the Sweepstakes, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or from viewing or downloading any materials in or related to this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) any virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Sponsor may select the winner(s) from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or web site. Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. By participating, the entrant agrees to waive any rights to bring a claim against the RELEASED PARTIES as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class or representative action or proceeding and waives any and all claims for punitive, incidental, and consequential damages.
LIST OF WINNERS: To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by April 30, 2018 to Columbus Blue Jackets "Labatt Blue Defensive Play of the Month," 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215.
SPONSOR: Columbus Blue Jackets, 200 W. Nationwide Blvd., Columbus, OH 43215.