The 2012 Milwaukee Bucks Twitter Hunt Promotion Official Rules

The Milwaukee Bucks Twitter Hunt Promotion Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. 

A Purchase Will Not Increase Your Chances of Winning.

ELIGIBILITY:  The Milwaukee Bucks Twitter Hunt Promotion (“Promotion”) is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of 11/1/12. Promotion is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Only entrants that are located within Milwaukee, WI area as of 11/1/12 are eligible to participate. Employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents of NBA Properties, Inc., (“Sponsor”), NBA Media Ventures, LLC, the National Basketball Association and its member teams and each of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, governors, owners, distributors, retailers, advertising/promotion agencies and Project Support Team, Inc. (“P/S/T”) (collectively, “Released Parties”), and the immediate family members (parent, spouse, sibling or child and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household of each, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win a prize. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Twitter is neither a Sponsor of nor affiliated with this Promotion. By entering, you understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Twitter. The information you provide as detailed below will only be used as set forth in these Official Rules.

PROMOTION PERIOD: The Promotion starts at 9:00:01 AM Central Time (“CT”) on 11/1/12 and will end when all prizes have been claimed no later than 11/1/12 5:00:01 PM CT (the “Promotion Period”)

HOW TO PARTICIPATE/WINNER DETERMINATION: To enter this Promotion, you must have a Twitter account. If you do not have a Twitter account you may sign-up for free by visiting www.twitter.com & following the enrollment instructions. To participate: 1) Visit www.twitter.com/Bucks or, from your Twitter home page, click on the "Find People" tab & perform a search for "Milwaukee Bucks"; 2) Click on the "Follow" button corresponding to the official @Bucks channel; 3) Throughout the Promotion Period, @Bucks will Tweet clues to locate the prize (“winning destination”). A minimum of three (3) clues will be ‘tweeted’ for the winning destination; 4) Follow the clues to the destination designated. The first eligible contestant to reach each respective destination and correctly repeat the Twitter phrase “Ticket To Amazing” at the destination to the authorized Sponsor representative will be deemed the winner of the Promotion.  In the event a prize is claimed before all the clues are given, contestants will be notified via a ‘tweet’ that the respective Prize has been located. Winners will be notified on-site. Winner must be present at the winning destination and correctly repeat the Twitter phrase found indicated above to the authorized Sponsor representative to win a prize.  In the event that more than one person reaches the winning destination at the same time and simultaneously repeats the correct Twitter phrase to the authorized Sponsor representative, each Participant will be asked to answer, without assistance of any kind, a question selected by Sponsor based on knowledge of the NBA with a time limit of five (5) seconds. The Participant that answers the question correctly, within the designated time limit, will be declared a Prize Winner (based on the prize at issue). In the event multiple Participants answer the question correctly, another question will be asked and this process will be repeated until only one of the Participants answers the question posed correctly. Once a question has been answered incorrectly, the Participant will not be able to answer again on that question. If all tied Participants answer the question incorrectly, another question will be asked and the above process will be repeated until only one of the Participants answers the question posed correctly. A question that is not answered in the permitted time period will be considered answered incorrectly.  Potential prize winners may be required on-site to complete a prize acceptance form. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing or these Official Rules may result in disqualification and, time permitting, awarding of prize to an alternate potential winner, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit one (1) prize per person, per household and per e-mail address, per entry period.

PRIZES: (3) Prizes/(1) Prize Per Destination: Two (2) tickets to the Milwaukee Bucks Home Opener Game on 11/3/12 and one (1) Authentic Bucks jersey. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV’): $350. Total ARV of all prizes: $1,050. TRANSPORTATION TO/FROM GAME AND LODGING ARE NOT INCLUDED AND ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRIZE WINNERS. Winners are solely responsible for all income, federal, state and local taxes as well any other costs or expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including, but not limited to, ground transportation and souvenirs. Game tickets are subject to availability and must be used on the dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner. Location of seats will be determined by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion. The terms and conditions of the tickets awarded will govern in the event a legal game or event, as defined by Sponsor, is not played due to an act of God, an act of terrorism, civil disturbance or any other reason. Each ticket Prize winner and his/her guest agree to comply with all applicable arena rules and regulations relating to the use of game tickets and, in accordance therewith, agree not to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with any intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at such game. The applicable Released Parties reserve the right to remove or to deny entry to any winner and/or any of his/her guest who engage(s) in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game or event.  Released Parties will not be responsible for Acts of God, acts of terrorism, civil disturbances, work stoppage or any other natural disaster outside their control that may cause the cancellation or postponement of any game or event. NBA game tickets awarded as prizes may not be resold or offered for resale. Any such resale may result in disqualification and forfeiture of prize, and may invalidate the license granted by the game ticket(s). All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) permitted except by Sponsor, as applicable, who may substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with a prize of comparable or greater value at their sole and absolute discretion. By participating, each entrant agrees (1) to be bound by these Official Rules, (2) that Sponsor and each of its designees shall have the right and permission to use (unless prohibited by law) entrant’s name, voice, address (city and state of residence), photograph and/or other likeness for advertising, promotional and/or trade and/or any other purpose in any and all media or format now known or hereafter devised throughout the world, in perpetuity, without limitation and without further compensation, consideration, permission or notification to entrants or any third parties; and (3) that the Released Parties and each of their respective employees, agents, representatives, licensors, successors and assigns shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damage to personal or real property, to entrant or any other person or entity due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or participation in this Promotion.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Promotion (or any portion thereof) should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper operation of the Promotion (or any portion thereof) and, in the event of termination, at its discretion, to randomly select a winner from those eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to event requiring such termination.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any person and void all associated entries of any person who they believe has tampered with, or attempted to tamper with or impair, the entry process, or any other component of this Promotion, whose conduct or actions affect or impair the administration, integrity, security, fairness or proper conduct of this Promotion, or who is in violation of these Official Rules.

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS PROMOTION IN ANY WAY, OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION, MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, ADMINISTRATOR, SPONSOR AND/OR THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH ENTRANT AND RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) AND/OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW.

Arbitration: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Promotion, participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held in New York County, New York; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Promotion), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Choice of Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA.

Sponsor: NBA Properties, Inc., 645 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022.