SURVEY SWEEPSTAKES 2013 RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. TO ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES, YOU MUST AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES.SPONSOR: Bobcats Basketball, LLC, 333 East Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202.
SWEEPSTAKES DESCRIPTION: The Sweepstakes provides an opportunity for three (3) registrants to win one (1) autographed Kemba Walker jersey.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor which shall be final and binding in all respects.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to individuals over the age of eighteen (18) that are legal residents of North and/or South Carolina who live within a seventy-five mile radius of Charlotte, North Carolina. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for Sponsor, Sponsor’s promotional partners, including but not limited to The National Basketball Association and its Member Teams and NBA Properties, Inc., Ticketmaster or any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, distributors, affiliates and companies involved in the design, implementation and execution of the Promotion, and 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. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify from this Sweepstakes any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Failure of Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules in any given circumstance shall not constitute a waiver of such provision. Void where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER: To enter a registrant must complete the post-game survey within four (4) days of receipt.
TERMS OF ENTRY: Each registrant hereby (a) irrevocably grants to Sponsor, the Charlotte Bobcats, the National Basketball Association and its Member Teams, NBA Properties Inc., and each of their affiliates, parents, subsidiaries and respective successors and assigns, a non-exclusive, fully-paid, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, right and license to copy, modify, publicly perform, publicly display, broadcast, and otherwise use their likeness by means of any and all media and devices whether now known or hereafter devised, including, without limitation, by Bobcats Sports and Entertainment and its affiliates and subsidiaries, including but not limited to website, social media, television, radio network for the use in promotion, advertising, and publicity (b) agrees to execute all further documents requested by Sponsor in order to deliver the Prize. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WINNER MAY BE REQUIRED TO SIGN A FURTHER AN AFFIDAVIT OF ELEGIBILITY AND WAIVER OR RIGHTS. IF YOU FAIL OR REFUSE TO SIGN THE AFFIDAVIT OR WAIVER, YOU WILL FORFEIT YOUR PRIZE AND AN ALTERNATE WINNER MAY BE SELECTED.
WINNER SELECTION: The Winner will be determined on or about November, 18, 2013, November 26, 2013 and November 28, 2013 by a random drawing from all eligible entries received by the end of the Entry Period. The random drawing will be conducted by an independent judge whose decisions are final with respect to all aspects of this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of entries received. If by reason of a printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these official rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. All decisions of the Sponsors are final. Sponsors are not responsible for technical, telephone, hardware or software malfunction, lost, interrupted, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, including the inaccurate or incorrect capture of online entry information, or any other errors of any kind, however caused, that may occur in the processing of the entries in this Sweepstakes.
If, in Sponsors’ opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with or alteration of any portion of the Sweepstakes, or if any technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sponsors reserve the right to terminate the Sweepstakes or void any affected entries.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSORS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
PRIZES: Three (3) registrants (the “Winner”) shall receive one (1) “Charlotte Bobcats” jersey autographed by Kemba Walker (the “Prize”). All federal, state, and local taxes, fees and surcharges on any prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner. The Prize may not be exchanged for cash. No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by the Winner is permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize in the event of unavailability, in which case a prize of comparable value determined in Sponsor’s reasonable discretion will be awarded.
DATES AND DEADLINES/ANTICIPATED NUMBER OF ENTRANTS: Because of the unique nature and scope of the sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in addition to those other rights reserved herein, to modify any dates or deadlines set forth in these Official Rules or otherwise governing the sweepstakes. Many will register, only one registrant will win.
NOTICE TO WINNER: Attempts to notify potential winner will be made using the e-mail address or telephone number provided at entry. Sponsor will send notices on or around November 18, 2013, November 26, 2013 and November 28, 2013. Sponsor is not responsible for e-mail or other communication problems of any kind. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within three (3) hours of the first notification attempt (or such shorter time as exigencies may require), or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner will forfeit his or her prize and an alternate winner may be selected.
FURTHER DOCUMENTATION: If Sponsor elects to secure Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release or other documents as Sponsor may reasonably require in order to effectuate the purposes and intents of the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules, then each entrant agrees to sign the same upon Sponsor’s request.
GENERAL LIABILITY RELEASE/FORCE MAJEURE: Entrants agree that the Sponsors (a) shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages, or injuries of any kind (including death) resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession, use, or misuse of any prize, and (b) have not made any warranty, representation, or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, regarding such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. Entrants will indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Sponsor from and against all third party claims arising from or relating to entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s computer system which is occasioned by accessing Sweepstakes-related websites or participating in the Sweepstakes, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software, or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, postage-due, damaged, or stolen entries or prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible, or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet Service Providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone, cable transmissions or other communications; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties, or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or Sweepstakes-related websites, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes or to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event an insufficient number of eligible entries are received (either in total or in a particular genre) or Sponsor is prevented from awarding prize(s) or continuing with the Sweepstakes as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including, without limitation, fire, flood, natural or man-made epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal state or local government law, order, or regulation, public health crisis, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), Sponsor shall have the right to modify (including, without limitation, removing a genre), suspend, or terminate the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is terminated for Force Majeure before the designated End Date, Sponsor will (if possible) select winners from all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the date of the event giving rise to the termination. These Official Rules cannot be modified or amended in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with the law by a duly authorized representative of Sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
PUBLICITY RELEASE: By participating in the Sweepstakes, in addition to any other grants which may be granted in any other agreement entered into between Sponsor and any entrant in the Sweepstakes, each entrant irrevocably grants the Sponsor and their respective successors, assigns, and licensees, the right to use such entrant’s name, likeness, image, and biographical information in any and all media for any purpose, including, without limitation, advertising and promotional purposes as well as in, on or in connection with the Sweepstakes and hereby releases the Sponsor from any liability with respect thereto.
GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of entrants and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of laws rules or provisions. Any legal claims arising from or relating to the Sweepstakes or these Official Rules must be brought in the proper court located in North Carolina.
WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain any legally-required winner list (after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes) or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed envelope with the proper postage affixed to: Bobcats Basketball, LLC Attn: Survey Sweepstakes, 333 E. Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202.