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The NBA Official Draft Pick 'em Game (“Promotion”) is open to legal residents (natural persons only) of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding residents of Quebec) who are 13 years of age or older at time of entry (“Participants”). Eligible minors must obtain their parent’s or legal guardian’s consent prior to participation. 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, 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, 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. Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, state, and local laws.
Promotion Period: The Promotion starts on 6/13/06 at 6:00:01PM Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on 6/28/06 at 7:30:00PM ET immediately prior to the start of the NBA Draft 2006 (“Promotion Period”). For the complete list of NBA Draft 2006 prospects, visit www.NBA.com. See To Participate section below for additional details.
(1) Visit www.NBA.com during the Promotion Period. If you are a registered member of NBA.com, you may immediately link to the Game Play page using your previously designated user name and password from www.NBA.com to participate in the Promotion. If you are not a registered member of NBA.com, you must register before participating in this Promotion. Registration is free. To register, complete and submit the NBA User Registration form according to the instructions provided. As part of the registration process, you will be asked if you wish to receive promotional emails from the NBA. Consenting to receive promotional emails is optional and is not required for membership or participation in this Promotion. Upon submission of the registration process, you may link to the Game Play page using your newly designated user name and password from www.NBA.com to participate in the Promotion. Limit one NBA User Registration form submission per person/email address for the duration of the Promotion Period. Additional registration forms received from any person/email address will be void. The use of any device to automate the registration process is prohibited and all such registrations will be void. Registration form submissions will be accepted throughout the Promotion Period, in accordance with the terms of these Official Rules.
(2) Visit the Game Play page and follow the instructions provided to make your predictions. The Game Play page will a feature select group of NBA Draft 2006 prospects.
(3) Using knowledge of the NBA Draft 2006 prospects’ skills and statistics, predict the prospects that will be selected in the first round of the NBA Draft in exact order from 1 to 14 based on the instructions provided. You may select “other” as an option if you believe that none of the listed NBA Draft 2006 prospects will be picked for a given spot.
(4) Predictions can be submitted/modified up until 6/28/06 at 7:30:00PM ET immediately prior to the start of the NBA Draft 2006. Participant’s last predictions that are received by 6/28/06 at 7:30:00PM ET will be used to tabulate his/her NBA Draft 2006 Prize score. Predictions cannot be submitted/modified once the Promotion is closed on 6/28/06 at 7:30:00PM ET.
(5) Click on the “Enter Your Picks” button by the applicable deadline. All predictions must be accepted and acknowledged by the computer servers by the end of the Promotion Period (as determined by Sponsor) to be considered valid and eligible. The use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited and all such entries will be void.
Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, garbled, late, inaccurate, delayed, stolen, undelivered or misdirected entries or NBA Draft 2006 predictions or registration form submissions; theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, NBA Draft 2006 predictions or registration form submissions; failures or malfunctions of phones, phonelines or telephone systems; interrupted or unavailable network, server or other connections; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in any transmission or communication; traffic congestion on the Internet or for any technical problem, including but not limited to any injury or damage to Participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in this Promotion; typographical, printing or other errors in these Official Rules, in any Promotion-related advertisements or other materials; the administration of the Promotion, the tabulation of predictions, the selection or announcement of potential winners or the distribution of prizes; the cancellation, suspension or preemption of NBA Draft 2006, injuries or other unavailability of players, timing errors or other problems or errors of any kind relating to or in connection with the Promotion whether mechanical, human, electronic, network or otherwise.
Scoring: Each Participant’s NBA Draft 2006 Prize score for the Promotion will be determined by the number of NBA Draft 2006 Points that he/she accumulates based on his/her final predictions, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Each Participant’s NBA Draft 2006 Prize score will be tabulated as follows for the Promotion Period:
(14) Points are earned each time you correctly predict the NBA Draft 2006 prospect with their exact correlating position in the NBA Draft 2006.
If you have selected a NBA Draft 2006 prospect that is in the top 14 but did not choose the correct position you will be awarded (14) points minus one point for every position above or below the correct position. For example if you state that player X will be picked first and he is picked fourth you will receive (11) points (14 points minus 3 positions). If you selected “other” for a given spot and an NBA Draft 2006 prospect that is not in the drop down menu in that spot is selected then you will receive (14) points or (14) points minus one point for every position above or below the correct position. If any NBA Draft 2006 prospect that you pick withdraws from the NBA Draft 2006 or is not picked within the top 14 positions you will receive no points.
Awarding of NBA Draft 2006 Points is subject to compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor’s and judges decisions with respect to awarding of NBA Draft 2006 Points are final and binding.
Winner Selection/Notification: Potential winners will be determined on or about 7/12/06. Prizes will be awarded to the Participants who accumulate the highest number of NBA Draft 2006 Points, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In the event of a tie for any prize, a random drawing from among the tied Participants for such prize will be conducted to award the applicable number of prize(s) as stated below. The tabulation of NBA Draft 2006 Points and identification of potential winners will be conducted by Sponsor and judges whose decisions are final and binding with respect to these Official Rules and in all other matters relating to this Promotion. Prizes will be awarded to the person named on the applicable NBA.com registration form of winner regardless of whether that is the name of the authorized account holder of the email address from which said NBA.com registration form was submitted (subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with the terms of these Official Rules). Potential winners will be notified by email, phone or mail. Limit one prize per Participant, immediate family or household for the entire Promotion. In the event that the NBA Draft 2006 is canceled, suspended (and not resumed) or preempted (and not resumed) for any reason, prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all eligible and non-suspect entries received up to such time.
Prizes: (1) Grand Prize: 3-day/2-night trip for two to the NBA Draft 2007 in New York City consisting of round-trip coach air transportation from major U.S. gateway airport nearest to winner’s residence, 2-nights’ standard double-occupancy hotel accommodations (one (1) room), ground transportation to/from the airport and the applicable hotel, and two tickets to the NBA Draft (Approximate Retail Value "ARV"=$3,000US). Actual prize value will vary depending on winner’s city of departure. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to provide ground transportation in place of air transportation if winner lives within a reasonable driving distance of New York City, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and no compensation or substitution will be provided for different in prize value. Travel and hotel arrangements determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and must be booked through Sponsor’s agent and on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Winner and guest must travel together on the same itinerary, and any minor traveling companion must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Winner and guest are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents. Trip must be taken on dates and times designated by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and, at Sponsor’s discretion, may be awarded to a runner-up. If designated event is canceled or postponed for any reason, travel prize will be awarded less applicable prize-related activity(s) and Sponsor will substitute that activity(s) with an item(s)/activity(s) of comparable or greater value as determined solely by Sponsor. Exact seat locations at the event to be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. (10) First Prizes: $50 NBA.com Store Gift Certificate (ARV=$50 US/each). Gift Certificates subject to certain terms and conditions. Total ARV of all prizes=$3,500US.
Miscellaneous: No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prizes (or portion thereof) except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or applicable portion thereof) of comparable or greater value (except as otherwise provided above), at its sole discretion. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. Federal, provincial, state, and local taxes, including income and withholding taxes, and all other costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded are winners’ sole responsibility, including, without limitation, additional ground transportation, meals and gratuities with respect to the Grand Prize. If an eligible minor is selected as a winner, prize will be awarded in the name of said minor’s parent or legal guardian (however, said minor must accompany parent/legal guardian on Grand Prize trip) and such parent/legal guardian must fulfill all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein. Grand Prize winner (if minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release within five days of date of issuance of notification. Grand Prize winner’s traveling companion (if minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) will also be required to execute and return a Liability Release and (where legal) Publicity Release prior to the issuance of travel documents. If Grand Prize winner or guest is a minor, he/she must be accompanied to all prize-related activities by his/her parent or legal guardian. Non-compliance with any of the foregoing or with these Official Rules may result in disqualification and awarding of prize to the runner-up at Sponsor’s sole discretion. If any prize notification letter or prize is returned as undeliverable, winner will be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s discretion, the runner-up may be notified. Grand Prize winner and his/her traveling companion agree to comply with all NBA and venue rules and regulations relating to the use of NBA 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. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to: 1.) disqualify any person who tampers with the entry process, the operation of NBA.com, or any other component of this Promotion, or who is otherwise in violation of these Official Rules and 2.) modify, suspend or terminate this Promotion should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes, including but not limited to war, strikes, and/or acts of God, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Promotion and, in the event of termination or suspension, at its discretion, award prizes from among all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the event requiring such termination or suspension using the scoring procedures set forth above. By participating, Participants (if minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) agree to be bound by these Official Rules and agree that: 1.) Released Parties and their designees and assigns may use (unless prohibited by law) such Participant’s name, city/state of residence, photograph and/or likeness for advertising and/or trade purposes and/or for the purpose of posting his/her name and NBA Draft 2006 Point total on NBA.com or on any NBA telecast and/or for any other purpose in any media or format now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity without further compensation, permission or notification and 2.) Released Parties shall have no liability and will be held harmless for any liability, loss, injury or damage, including, without limitation, personal injury to Participant or any other person or death or damage to personal or real property, 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) or participation in this Promotion.
Winners List: For the winners’ names (available after 8/28/06), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt by 8/14/06 to: NBA Official Draft Pick 'em Game Winners, P.O. Box 13106, Bridgeport, CT 06673-3106.
Sponsor: NBA Properties, Inc., 645 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10022
Administrator: Project Support Team, Inc., 100 Mill Plain Road, Danbury, CT 06811/www.projectsupport.com.